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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jan 16, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Samson Wills (ranked 5277 p4p, 0 weight class) and Demarco Johannsen (ranked 3724 p4p, 0 weight class). Samson Wills has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

164 cm
25
162 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
150 cm
25
165 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Good chin
Good wrestler
Counter fighter
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 The Island, Samson Wills!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Demarco Johannsen!
The judges for this bout are Sandra Marshall, David Hoff and Michael Johnstone.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Wills shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Johannsen is trying to defend but Wills finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Wills sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Johannsen defending well though.
Wills throwing shots but Johannsen is blocking nicely.
Johannsen is trying to get back to full guard.
Wills with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Wills is pressing down on Johannsen's thigh, looking to free his foot. Johannsen is holding on for now.
Johannsen tries to roll over but Wills keeps him under control.
Johannsen keeps trying to improve his position.
Wills will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Johannsen is refusing to be controlled, as Wills sits in half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johannsen wants to get back to full guard.
Johannsen is trying is best to control the position here.
Wills wants to take a breather but Johannsen is having none of it.
Wills with the ground and pound but Johannsen uses the opportunity to regain guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wills wants to control from the top but Johannsen keeps moving.
Johannsen looking for a sweep. Not yet Johannsen, not yet.
Wills trying to control the position from guard on top but Johannsen is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Johannsen seems keen to control Wills's posture.
Johannsen is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Wills 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.
Wills with a flurry of punches that miss.
Johannsen keeping moving, preventing Wills from controlling successfully.

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

Wills fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Johannsen to the ground. Wills is now in Johannsen's guard.
Wills wants to control from the top but Johannsen keeps moving.
Johannsen is pulling down on Wills's head to control his posture.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johannsen preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Wills sitting in guard here, content to control.
Johannsen controlling Wills's posture.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Johannsen can do anything to dispel that myth.
Johannsen's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Wills scoring with punches to the head and body.
Wills advances to half guard.
Wills controlling the action here.
Wills landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Wills seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Johannsen does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johannsen trying to control but Wills postures up.
Johannsen is refusing to be controlled, as Wills sits in half guard.
Wills stalling.
Wills wants to control but Johannsen is keeping him busy.
Johannsen trying to control but Wills postures up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Wills takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Johannsen is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Wills's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Wills's back!
Johannsen thows a huge left but connects with the canvas and not his opponent.
Wills trying to control but not successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johannsen has Wills flattened out and is raining down punches.
I really don't envy Wills right now.
Wills is working hard here to advance position.
Wills just trying to survive but Johannsen is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.
Wills is trying to remain composed but Johannsen is hammering down strikes to the side of his head.
Wills is covering up but some of the strikes from Johannsen are getting through and doing damage.
Johannsen has the hooks in. Wills is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.
Johannsen looking to soften up his opponent with punches.
Wills can't escape the position.
Wills turns into Johannsen and is now in his guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Johannsen seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Wills trying to control the position from guard on top but Johannsen is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Wills misses with a wild body shot.
Wills throws a shot from downtown. Johannsen moves away and avoids it.
Wills just misses with a punch to the body.
And Johannsen tries to counter it with a takedown but Wills pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Johannsen defending well as Wills loads up on a big left hand.
Johannsen stuffs the takedown.
Johannsen is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Johannsen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Wills manages to avoid it.
Wills shoots for a takedown but Johannsen saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.

Johannsen feints and as Wills raises his hands in defense, Johannsen changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wills looking for a sweep. Not yet Wills, not yet.
Johannsen postures up.
Wills has momentary wrist control but Johannsen slips an elbow through the middle.
Wills controls Johannsen momentarily but Johannsen frees himself.
Johannsen throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johannsen postures up and lands a big shot to Wills's brow.
Johannsen stopping the sweep attempt from Wills.
Johannsen has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Johannsen throws a big elbow that misses.
Johannsen trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Johannsen throwing strikes but missing.
Johannsen trying to control but Wills is working from the bottom.
Johannsen landing some decent shots from guard.
Johannsen connects with a couple of short punches.
Samson Wills overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Johannsen stands up over Wills, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Wills wants to sweep but no luck.
Wills not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johannsen pushes down on Wills's leg and manages to get into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johannsen thows a huge punch but Wills dodges it nicely.
Wills works his way to full guard. Good work.
Johannsen makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Johannsen wants to pass the guard but Wills is keeping the position.
Wills trying to control the position.
Johannsen missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Johannsen postures up in Wills's guard and throws a big left but Wills blocks it.

Wills looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Wills is pulling down on Johannsen's head to control his posture.
Johannsen is pushing down on Wills's leg trying to pass to half guard. Wills is fighting to maintain full guard but Johannsen has managed to sneak the leg through.
Wills wants to control but Johannsen is keeping busy.
Johannsen is trying to control. Wills wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Wills is controlling Johannsen's position as best he can from this difficult position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wills is looking to improve his position.
Johannsen moves nicely into side control.
Johannsen in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Wills is trying to improve his position.
Johannsen is working Wills over with some ground and pound from side control.
Wills sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Wills is staying active underneath Johannsen, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Wills manages to get to full guard.
Johannsen 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.
Wills looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johannsen stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Wills swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Wills is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Johannsen working some strikes from top position.
Johannsen trying to control but Wills is working from the bottom.
Wills bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Johannsen's guard.

Wills preventing the sweep.
Wills trying to control but Johannsen is working from the bottom.
Johannsen controlling the position.
Wills is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Johannsen is trying to control the position but Wills postures up.
Johannsen trying to control the position here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Demarco Johannsen showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Johannsen uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Wills.
Johannsen with the counter takedown but Wills avoids it easily.
Wills throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Johannsen is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Johannsen finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Wills feinted with a counter takedown.
Wills throws a predictable looking body shot

so Johannsen counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Johannsen scoring with punches to the head and body.
Johannsen with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Wills looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Johannsen is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Johannsen connects with a couple of short punches.
Johannsen won't allow Wills to sweep him here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wills looking to control.
Johannsen stopping the sweep attempt from Wills.
Wills looking to control.
Wills is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johannsen looking to pass the guard.
Wills looking for a sweep. Not yet Wills, not yet.
Johannsen loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Johannsen stopping the sweep attempt from Wills.
Johannsen trying to control but Wills is working from the bottom.
Johannsen throwing strikes from guard but Wills blocks nicely.
Wills looking to hit a scissor sweep but Johannsen is one step ahead there.
Johannsen is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Wills misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Johannsen.
Wills looks to score with a jab to the body but Johannsen is just out of range.

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.
Wills looks to score with a jab to the body but Johannsen is just out of range.
Johannsen shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Johannsen misses the jab.
Wills uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Johannsen.
Johannsen uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Wills.
Johannsen is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Johannsen misses with a takedown attempt - Wills sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Johannsen avoids the body shot from Wills.
The fighters circling - Wills throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Johannsen staying out of range there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wills looks to score with a jab to the body but Johannsen is just out of range.

Johannsen gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Wills to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Wills 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.
Wills stopping the sweep attempt from Johannsen.
Wills trying to control the position from guard on top but Johannsen is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Johannsen bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Wills's guard.

Wills is pulling down on Johannsen's head to control his posture.
Johannsen won't allow Wills to sweep him here.
Johannsen wants to pass the guard but Wills is keeping the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johannsen won't allow Wills to sweep him here.
Johannsen loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Wills looking to hit a scissor sweep but Johannsen is one step ahead there.
Wills has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Johannsen throws a big elbow that misses.
Johannsen working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Johannsen throwing strikes but missing.
Johannsen trying to control the position from guard on top but Wills is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Johannsen landing with the ground and pound.
Wills is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Demarco Johannsen.
I think Johannsen 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 Sandra Marshall scores the fight 28:29
Judge David Hoff scores the fight 28:29
Judge Michael Johnstone scores the fight 29:29

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Demarco Johannsen!
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G S C
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
31%

 

Event: EMP Grappling 9     
Date:   Jan 13, 2019

Coming up we have a welterweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Ishiihara Sakuraba (ranked 4787 p4p, 472 weight class) and Andrew Henry (ranked 16376 p4p, 616 weight class). Henry has chosen knuck if you buck as his entrance music. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.




165 cm
26 yrs
145 lbs



185 cm
41 yrs
180 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the welterweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Montreal, with a TWGC record of 5 wins and 8 losses; Ishiihara Sakuraba! And in the blue corner, fighting out of St Petersburg, with a TWGC record of 20 wins and 9 losses; Andrew Henry !
The judges for this bout are John Roberts, Steve Montenegro and Lou da Vinci.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?

Henry closes the distance and clinches.
Henry wants a takedown but no success here.

Sakuraba wants the takedown. Henry is fighting it off but Sakuraba persists and manages to bring the fight to the ground, ending up in Henry 's guard against the cage.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Sakuraba (2) vs (0) Henry
We've been hearing that Sakuraba has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.
Sakuraba is stalling in the full guard.
Sakuraba is fighting to break Henry 's control of his arms but Henry is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Let's hope that Henry has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
Sakuraba's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Henry pulls Sakuraba in close to his closed guard and prevents Sakuraba from doing any damage or advancing position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Sakuraba content to stall in guard here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Henry has his hands on Sakuraba's head, controlling the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Henry is trying to control the position but Sakuraba postures up.
Sakuraba tries to free his leg and advance position but Henry is retaining full guard.
Henry pulls Sakuraba in close to prevent any damage.
Sakuraba content to stall in guard here.
Henry not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Henry 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.
Sakuraba tries to free his leg and advance position but Henry is retaining full guard.
Sakuraba is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Sakuraba seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Henry for as long as he can get away with.
Henry is pulling down on Sakuraba's head to control his posture.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Henry is trying to keep Sakuraba in close.
Sakuraba stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Henry swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Sakuraba is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Henry seems keen to control Sakuraba's posture.
Henry looking to hit a scissor sweep but Sakuraba is one step ahead there.
Sakuraba 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.
Sakuraba continues to stall.
Henry working a defensive guard here.
Sakuraba sitting in guard here, content to control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Henry is trying to keep Sakuraba in close.
Sakuraba is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Henry is trying to control the position but Sakuraba postures up.
Sakuraba not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sakuraba preventing the sweep.
Henry has Sakuraba pulled in close to control his posture.
Sakuraba trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Henry is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Sakuraba is pushing down on Henry 's leg trying to pass to half guard. Henry is fighting to maintain full guard but Sakuraba has managed to sneak the leg through.
Sakuraba wants to pass to mount but Henry is defending the position.
Sakuraba is working hard here to advance position.
Henry tries to roll over but Sakuraba keeps him under control.
Henry is looking to control Sakuraba's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Henry avoid being mounted?
Sakuraba is pressing down on Henry 's thigh, looking to free his foot. Henry is holding on for now.
Sakuraba is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Henry is pressing down on Sakuraba's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Sakuraba controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Sakuraba might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Henry has control of Sakuraba's left arm, preventing Sakuraba from doing any damage.
Sakuraba sitting in guard, not really doing much.
More hug and hope from Sakuraba.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Henry looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sakuraba trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Sakuraba stays in close to Henry 's body and controls the position.
Henry controls Sakuraba momentarily but Sakuraba frees himself.
Henry can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Sakuraba controls the pace.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Henry keeping moving, preventing Sakuraba from controlling successfully.
Sakuraba's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Henry is pulling down on Sakuraba's head to control his posture.
Sakuraba is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Sakuraba has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Henry looking to control.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Henry has Sakuraba pulled in close to control his posture.
Henry not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Sakuraba stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Henry swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Sakuraba stays in close to Henry 's body and controls the position.
Henry has his hands on Sakuraba's head, controlling the position.
Sakuraba looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Henry looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Sakuraba engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Henry working a defensive guard here.
Sakuraba sitting in guard here, content to control.
Henry controls Sakuraba momentarily but Sakuraba frees himself.
Henry 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.
Sakuraba controlling from the top position.
Henry controls Sakuraba momentarily but Sakuraba frees himself.
Sakuraba wants to pass the guard but Henry is keeping the position.
Henry is trying to keep Sakuraba in close.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Sakuraba sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Sakuraba trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Henry trying to control the position.
Sakuraba slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Henry is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Henry seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Sakuraba's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Sakuraba stands and throws Henry 's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Sakuraba (5) vs (0) Henry

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Sakuraba is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Henry will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.
Henry is looking to regain half guard here but Sakuraba keeps moving and retains side control.
Sakuraba just content to control the position.
Henry tries to bench press Sakuraba off him but Sakuraba keeps the position.
Sakuraba controls the position.
Sakuraba's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
Henry struggling a bit here.
Henry prevents Sakuraba from improving position.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Henry is trying to escape the position but Sakuraba is controlling the position.
Sakuraba tries to advance to mount but Henry denies him.
Henry holds on tight, trying to prevent any damage.
Sakuraba working away.
Sakuraba controls the position.
Henry wants to control but Sakuraba postures up.
Sakuraba is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
This is a sustained period of stalling by Sakuraba.
Henry tries to buck Sakuraba off but Sakuraba is having none of it.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Sakuraba taking a breather here.
Henry is the more experienced fighter here and he's going to need to draw on some of that experience if he's going to pull this one out the bag.
Sakuraba gets to mount! Henry was on the offensive and wasn't defending properly.
Score +2 for reaching mount: Sakuraba (7) vs (0) Henry
Henry working to try and regain half guard.
Sakuraba controlling from the full mount.
Henry tries to hold on but Sakuraba pushes him away.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Henry is trying desperately to improve position.
Sakuraba controlling the position easily from mount.
Sakuraba prevents Henry from getting the reversal.
Henry tries to hold on but Sakuraba postures up.
Sakuraba sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Henry tries to hold on but Sakuraba pushes him away.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sakuraba takes the fight on points by 7 to 0.

 

Event: EFC Lambton vs Woodcock     
Date:   Jan 12, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Tyaf Daeland Puno (ranked 224 p4p, 27 weight class) and Kristof Sienly (ranked 1035 p4p, 109 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Puno might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to I'm a soldier - Tupac. Tyaf Daeland Puno has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

183 cm
36
155 lbs
18 - 8 - 0
175 cm
36
155 lbs
24 - 10 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Groove Gear

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Tyaf Daeland Puno!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kristof Sienly!
The judges for this bout are William Peck, Yves DeLean and Steve Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sienly tries to clinch up but Puno circles away and keeps his distance.
Puno looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Sienly is looking to score with low kicks.
Tyaf Daeland Puno seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sienly slips a straight right by Puno.
Puno slips under a jab.
Puno misses the jab.
A chopping leg kick lands by Sienly.
Sienly just misses with a punch to the body.
Sienly has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Puno is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Sienly staying out of range there.
Puno ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sienly moves away.
Sienly moves out of range of the strikes.
Puno swings widly with a right hand
and Sienly counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Puno looks to land a right hand but Sienly moved out of range.
Sienly throws a hook to the side of Puno's head but Puno sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Puno gets a takedown into half guard.

Sienly looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Sienly is trying to get back to full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Puno throws a strike but Sienly avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Puno pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Sienly is keeping the position for now.
Sienly seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Puno has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Puno pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Sienly is keeping the position for now.
Puno loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Puno looking to sit in guard and control but Sienly gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Puno looking for a sweep. Not yet Puno, not yet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sienly is fighting to break Puno's control of his arms but Puno is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.

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

Sienly decides he's had enough of playing guard and decides to stand. Come on Puno, up you get!
Puno stuffs the takedown attempt from Sienly. Sienly gets slowly back to his feet.
Puno connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Puno misses with a left hand
and Sienly connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Puno.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Puno is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sienly.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Puno checks a leg kick.
Sienly throws a shot to the body.
Puno lands a jab to the head.
Sienly lands with a thumping leg kick.

Puno changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Sienly looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Puno throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Puno working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Puno looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Sienly is avoiding damage well.
Sienly takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Puno cracks Sienly with a big right hand but Sienly just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Puno throws an elbow but Sienly slips to the side and avoids it well.
This has been an exciting period of action!
The strikes coming from Puno are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Sienly tries to improve position but can't.
Puno throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Puno misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.
Puno in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Sienly is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Puno's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Puno is looking to pass Sienly's guard but actually Sienly recovers to full guard.
Sienly pulls Puno in to control the position.
Puno trying to control but Sienly is working from the bottom.
Puno is working Sienly over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Puno tries to free his leg and advance position but Sienly is retaining full guard.
Puno connects with a couple of short punches.
Puno is working Sienly over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tyaf Daeland Puno 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.


Sienly displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Puno throws out the jab.
Puno takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Puno throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Puno tries for a takedown but Sienly sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
As Puno backs off Sienly throws a huge counter combo but Puno manages to avoid it all.
Sienly cracks the inside of Puno's front leg.
Sienly defending well as Puno loads up on a big left hand.
Sienly steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Sienly defending well as Puno loads up on a big left hand.
Puno misses with a looping left.
Sienly is looking for the big counter here.
The fighters circling - Puno throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Puno chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Sienly can pounce on him.
Sienly throws a leg kick but Puno sees it coming and checks it nicely.
A good leg kick by Sienly.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Sienly tries to sprawl but Puno drives through with a takedown into half guard.

Sienly pushes Puno off and gets back to his feet.
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!
Sienly misses with a low kick.
Sienly throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Puno is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Puno shoots for a takedown but Sienly saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Puno bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Puno throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Sienly tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Puno is in Sienly's guard.
Sienly keeping moving, preventing Puno from controlling successfully.
Puno throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Sienly works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Puno accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Puno trying to control but Sienly is working from the bottom.
Puno throws a big elbow that misses.
Tyaf Daeland Puno overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Sienly trying to control the position here.
Puno working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Sienly's head.
Sienly trying to keep a closed guard but Puno is proving a slippery customer.
Sienly preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sienly trying to control the position here.

Puno throws a sloppy strike and Sienly has hooked up an armbar on the loose arm! He's turned and extended fully! Puno is forced to tap! Great BJJ from Sienly!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:29 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Kristof Sienly!
Kristof Sienly is the new featherweight champion!
An out of breath Kristof Sienly 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: OC! KT 11     
Date:   Jan 12, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight kickboxing rules bout between Ali Oubaali (ranked 2086 p4p, 254 weight class) and Dwan Diego (ranked 16245 p4p, 620 weight class). Oubaali comes to the cage accompanied by Belsunce Breakdown. Diego has chosen Jiu Jitsu as his entrance music. Dwan Diego has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

182 cm
28
175 lbs
18 - 13 - 0
183 cm
33
190 lbs
23 - 12 - 1

World class boxer
Insanely flexible

World class MT
Good gas tank

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Freebok (85% Laundry)
Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing



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 18 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Ali Oubaali!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Dwan Diego!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, James Ackerman and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Oubaali tries to clinch up.
Diego throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Oubaali tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Diego paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Diego lands a body shot.
Diego punishes Oubaali's body with a nice straight punch.

Oubaali has managed to clinch.
Diego working aggressively here.
Oubaali stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Oubaali misses with some punches.
Diego lands an elbow inside.
Oubaali throws a head punch that misses.
Oubaali lands a body punch in the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Oubaali.
Diego lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Still in the clinch, Diego scores with a nice short uppercut.
Diego lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Oubaali or not.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Oubaali blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Oubaali blocks an uppercut.
Oubaali misses with a body punch.
Diego tries to work over Oubaali's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Diego goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Oubaali blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diego throws a head punch that misses.
Oubaali misses with the head strike.
Diego lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Diego has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Oubaali seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Diego can turn it around.
Diego tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Diego blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Diego.
Oubaali struggles to land a body shot inside as Diego controls his hands.
Oubaali works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Diego swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Diego working aggressively here.
Diego stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Diego makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Diego.
Diego prevents a body shot from Oubaali.
Diego misses with the head strike.
Diego lands a shoulder strike.

Oubaali breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Good leg kick by Diego there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Good standup being displayed there by Oubaali as he connects with a hook.

It looks like Dwan Diego has been cut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Oubaali tries to clinch up but Diego circles away and keeps his distance.

Diego has managed to clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Oubaali breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Oubaali has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Diego misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Oubaali.
Diego misses with a low kick.
Diego misses with a low kick.
Oubaali swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Oubaali tries to clinch up but Diego circles away and keeps his distance.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Diego! But no joy.
Diego lands with a good body shot.
Dwan Diego seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Diego lunges at Oubaali with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Oubaali's hand.
Nice defenses there by Oubaali.
Diego fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Oubaali has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

Oubaali has closed the distance and engaged Diego in a clinch.
Diego lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Oubaali backwards.
Diego can't find room to land a body shot as Oubaali controls the action.
Diego lands a left hand.
Oubaali tries to work over Diego's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Diego lands a damaging elbow.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Oubaali blocking some punches.
Oubaali goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Oubaali tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Oubaali blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Diego blocks an uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Diego tries to score with a low kick but Oubaali moves his leg out of the way.
Oubaali 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.
Oubaali keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Oubaali is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

Oubaali gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Diego misses with a short punch on the inside.
Diego misses with a punch on the inside.
Oubaali prevents a body shot from Diego.
Oubaali cracks Diego with a nice body shot.
Diego cracks Oubaali with a nice body shot.
Oubaali tries to work over Diego's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Oubaali blocks an elbow strike.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Diego can't find room to land a body shot as Oubaali controls the action.
Oubaali lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Oubaali misses with a punch to the body.
Diego tries to work over Oubaali's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short left from Diego.
Diego lands a left hand.
Diego misses with a punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diego stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
A shot in the inside from Diego.
Diego dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Diego goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A head punch on the inside from Diego fails to land.
Diego lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Diego has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Oubaali misses with a short punch on the inside.
Oubaali misses with a body punch.
Oubaali tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Oubaali lands a hook to the side of the head.
Diego scores with a shot to the side of Oubaali's head.
Oubaali tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Oubaali wants to break the clinch but can't.
Oubaali lands a left hand that snaps the head of Diego backwards.
Oubaali blocks a body shot from Diego.
Oubaali struggles to land a body shot inside as Diego controls his hands.
Diego doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Oubaali lands an uppercut.
Good body shot from Diego.
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!
Diego throws a punch but it's blocked by Oubaali.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Diego.
Oubaali misses with a punch to the body.
Oubaali lands with a short shot to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Diego.
Diego swings wildly with an uppercut but Oubaali uses good head movement to avoid it.
Oubaali prevents a body shot from Diego.
Diego tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Diego pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Oubaali's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Diego lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Oubaali backwards.
Diego lands an uppercut.
Diego pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Oubaali lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Diego scores with a shot to the side of Oubaali's head.
A short left from Diego.

Oubaali manages to break the clinch.
Diego lands a lovely overhand right.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Diego fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Oubaali has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

Diego closes the distance and clinches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Oubaali uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diego.
Diego scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Diego ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Oubaali moves away.
Oubaali seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Oubaali tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Diego tries to counter with a clinch but Oubaali shakes him off and moves away.

Diego clinches.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Oubaali creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A short right from Diego.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Diego.
Diego working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A short right from Diego on the inside.
Diego scores with a shot to the side of Oubaali's head.
A head punch on the inside from Oubaali fails to land.
Oubaali throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Diegos head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Diego lands with a left to the head.
Diego has a couple of punches blocked by Oubaali.
Oubaali lands a hook that snaps the head of Diego backwards.
Oubaali has a couple of punches blocked by Diego.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Oubaali as Diego tries to tie him up.
Diego tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Oubaali's elbow.
Diego tries a body shot but Oubaali blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diego has a couple of punches blocked by Oubaali.
Oubaali doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Oubaali tries a body shot but Diego blocks it.
Diego blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Diego lands a body shot in the clinch.
Oubaali prevents a body shot from Diego.
Diego lands a right hand.
Diego blocking some punches.
Diego tries to throw a body punch but Oubaali avoids it by throwing Diego back against the cage.

Oubaali breaks from the clinch.
Diego throws a low kick but Oubaali avoids it.
Nice uppercut lands for Diego. That snapped Oubaali's head back.
Diego throws a solid leg kick but Oubaali takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Diego.
Ali Oubaali is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

Oubaali closes the distance and clinches.
Diego lands a nice uppercut.
Diego misses with a body punch.
Diego presses Oubaali against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Diego.
Oubaali digs a right hand underneath Diego's ribcage. Diego let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Oubaali blocks an elbow strike from Diego.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A shot in the inside from Oubaali.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Diego misses with a punch to the body.
Oubaali makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Diego blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Diego lands a hook that snaps the head of Oubaali backwards.
Diego misses with a punch on the inside.
Diego misses with a short punch on the inside.
Diego throws a head punch that misses.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Diego.
Ali Oubaali has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A shot in the inside from Diego.
Diego lands a nice shot to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Oubaali.
Diego swings wildly with an uppercut but Oubaali uses good head movement to avoid it.
Oubaali lands a hook that snaps the head of Diego backwards.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Oubaali misses with a short punch on the inside.
Oubaali working aggressively here.
Diego tries to throw a body punch but Oubaali avoids it by throwing Diego back against the cage.
Diego prevents a body shot from Oubaali.
Oubaali misses with a short punch on the inside.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dwan Diego comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Diego 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 27:30
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 27:30
Judge William Gold scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Dwan Diego!

A relieved looking Dwan Diego thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
In defeat, Ali Oubaali stepped up to the mic, saying 'Thank'.
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RATING
79%

 

Event: EMP Kleinschmidt vs MacGowen     
Date:   Jan 11, 2019

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Don Petersen (ranked 2148 p4p, 242 weight class) and Hayato Sakuraba (ranked 1720 p4p, 198 weight class). Petersen kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is James Brown- Living in America. Sakuraba has chosen Deetox - Headknocker as his entrance music. Hayato Sakuraba has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

180 cm
31
175 lbs
16 - 9 - 0
185 cm
26
177 lbs
9 - 6 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Freebok (85% Laundry)



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 16 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Don Petersen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Hayato Sakuraba!
The judges for this bout are Russell Pearce, Columbo Gatti and Eddie Farnsworth.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Petersen displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sakuraba throws out the jab.
Petersen throws a hook but Sakuraba avoids it easily.
Nice defenses there by Petersen.
Sakuraba pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Petersen misses with a jab, cross combination.
Sakuraba uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Petersen.
Sakuraba lands a really nice looking cross but Petersen seems unphased.
Petersen moves out of range of the strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from Sakuraba misses.
It looked like Petersen wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Petersen looks to throw the jab but Sakuraba is out of range.
Sakuraba moves out of range of the body kick.
Sakuraba swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Petersen steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Sakuraba.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Petersen misses with a body shot.
Petersen wants to clinch
and Sakuraba cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Petersen shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Petersen showed some decent athleticism there.
Sakuraba wants to get back to his feet.
Petersen content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Sakuraba is trying to maintain the position but Petersen is very close to passing his half guard.
Sakuraba is holding on to half guard well.
Sakuraba manages to get to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sakuraba pulls Petersen in close to prevent any damage.
Petersen controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Sakuraba told us pre-fight that he has been working on his escapes in training. Let's see if he can call on some of his new skills to get back to his feet.

Petersen is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.
Sakuraba is looking to stand up but Petersen isn't so interested in that idea.
Sakuraba has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Sakuraba really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Petersen. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Sakuraba kicks Petersen off and gets to his feet.
Sakuraba works the jab nicely.
Petersen displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sakuraba throws out the jab.
Sakuraba has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Sakuraba there as he acknowledges the shot.
Sakuraba fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Sakuraba tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Petersen was well out of range. Poor timing from Sakuraba.
Sakuraba takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Petersen slips a straight right by Sakuraba.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sakuraba misses with the combination.
Petersen lands a nice shot that snaps Sakuraba's head back.
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!
Sakuraba slips under a jab from Petersen.
Sakuraba misses with a right hand

and Petersen counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.

Sakuraba makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Petersen looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Petersen misses with a straight left.
Petersen uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sakuraba.
Sakuraba throws a shot from downtown. Petersen moves away and avoids it.
Sakuraba keeps the fight on the outside.
Petersen slips a jab from Sakuraba.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nice straight punches there by Sakuraba. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Sakuraba.
Sakuraba looks to land a left hand but Petersen moved out of range nicely.
Sakuraba throws the left hand but Petersen avoids the punch easily.
Petersen goes for a double leg but Sakuraba avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Sakuraba continues to drive forward.
Petersen looks to land a left hand but Sakuraba moved out of range nicely.
Sakuraba avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Petersen looks to land a left hand but Sakuraba moved out of range nicely.
Sakuraba throws a poor cross that misses

and Petersen counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.

Sakuraba is scooting his butt against the cage and has managed to get back to his feet. Petersen presses him back against the cage, presumably looking to take the fight back to the mat.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Petersen tries for a takedown. No joy.

Sakuraba escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Sakuraba misses with an uppercut. Petersen saw that one coming.
Hayato Sakuraba is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Sakuraba, as that shot connected.
Sakuraba lands a body shot.
Petersen avoids a punch combination nicely.

Petersen has taken the fight to the clinch.

Sakuraba pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
A punch lands to the side of Petersen 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Nice straight punches there by Sakuraba. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Sakuraba.
Sakuraba throws the left hand but Petersen avoids the punch easily.
Petersen dives in for a single leg takedown but Sakuraba sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Don Petersen. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sakuraba throws out a loose jab but Petersen uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sakuraba misses with a lunging right hand
and Petersen counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sakuraba has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Petersen bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Hayato Sakuraba seems to be getting the better of the standup.
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!
Petersen misses with a leg kick
and Sakuraba counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Sakuraba swings wildly with a couple of big hooks

and Petersen counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Sakuraba pulls Petersen in close to prevent any damage.
Petersen wants to control from the top but Sakuraba keeps moving.
Sakuraba controls Petersen momentarily but Petersen frees himself.
Sakuraba wants to stand but Petersen is controlling the position.
Petersen trying to control the position from guard on top but Sakuraba is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sakuraba wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Hayato Sakuraba has got the better of the ground game so far.
Let's hope that Sakuraba has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Petersen tests Sakuraba's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Sakuraba throws a lazy uppercut

and Petersen counters with a single leg into guard. Sakuraba didn't expect that.
Sakuraba is pulling down on Petersen's head. It's preventing any offense from Petersen, at least for the moment.
Sakuraba controls Petersen momentarily but Petersen frees himself.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sakuraba keeping moving, preventing Petersen from controlling successfully.
Sakuraba not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Petersen trying to control the position from guard on top but Sakuraba is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Sakuraba is looking to stand up but Petersen isn't so interested in that idea.
Sakuraba is adopting a defensive guard.
Petersen's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Sakuraba seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Hayato Sakuraba showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Petersen's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Sakuraba takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Sakuraba throws a jab but it's blocked by Petersen.
Petersen takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Petersen moves into range and connects with a jab.
Jab from Sakuraba.
Petersen uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sakuraba.
Petersen closes this distance looking for a takedown but Sakuraba circles away.
Petersen is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sakuraba just misses with a punch to the body.
Petersen tries to close the distance and clinch but Sakuraba swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.

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

Petersen is rocked!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sakuraba falls off balance throwing a combination

and Petersen counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Oh Petersen is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Sakuraba is trying to keep Petersen in close.
Petersen seems to have got his legs back now.
Sakuraba is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.

Sakuraba has butterfly guard. He's looking to stand up here. He pushes Petersen off him and springs to his feet nicely. The crowd applauds.
Sakuraba throws a hook to the side of Petersen's head but Petersen sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Petersen fails with a takedown attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sakuraba throws a hook to the side of Petersen's head but Petersen sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Petersen with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Sakuraba to score with a decent uppercut.
Sakuraba fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Petersen manages to avoid it.
Sakuraba throws an off balance right hand
and Petersen connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
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!
Sakuraba misses the shot to the body.
Sakuraba misses with a straight right.
Petersen swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Petersen swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Petersen throws a body punch but Sakuraba moves out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from Petersen misses the target.
Sakuraba doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

Petersen scores with a takedown into Sakuraba's guard.
Sakuraba controlling the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Petersen trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

Sakuraba has butterfly guard. He's looking to stand up here. He pushes Petersen off him and springs to his feet nicely. The crowd applauds.
Sakuraba throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Petersen is looking to clinch but Sakuraba is avoiding it.
Sakuraba throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Petersen changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Don Petersen has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Hayato Sakuraba is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Hayato Sakuraba seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sakuraba throws a jab but it's blocked by Petersen.
Sakuraba slips under a jab.
Petersen misses with an uppercut
and Sakuraba cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Petersen bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sakuraba swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Petersen tries to counter with a takedown but Sakuraba is quick to defend against it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Petersen misses the jab.
Sakuraba fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Petersen manages to avoid it.
Petersen appears to be looking for a big counter.
Petersen takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Petersen missing with a left hand there. Sakuraba was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sakuraba lands a jab to the nose.
Sakuraba lands with a right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Petersen lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Sakuraba lands with a good body shot.
Petersen throws a leg kick but Sakuraba sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Sakuraba jabs at Petersen's body.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Russell Pearce scores the fight 27:30
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 27:30
Judge Eddie Farnsworth scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Hayato Sakuraba!

An out of breath Hayato Sakuraba 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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RATING
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Event: CEFC Fight Night 145     
Date:   Jan 10, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Joao Pedro Mauricio DeSilva (ranked 755 p4p, 101 weight class) and Olaf Frost (ranked 811 p4p, 109 weight class). Man, I cannot wait for this one!

190 cm
28
196 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
190 cm
40
198 lbs
29 - 18 - 0
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Groove Gear
KOMBAT KLOTHING

Sportivité



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 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Joao Pedro Mauricio DeSilva!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Olaf Frost!
The judges for this bout are Steve Smith, Alec Ball and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
No joy there for Frost, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Frost falls off balance throwing a combination

and DeSilva counters with a shoot takedown. Frost fights it but they end up in guard.
Frost looking to hit a scissor sweep but DeSilva is one step ahead there.
Frost controls DeSilva momentarily but DeSilva frees himself.
DeSilva postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
DeSilva stopping the sweep attempt from Frost.
Frost trying to keep a closed guard but DeSilva is proving a slippery customer.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
DeSilva trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
DeSilva pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Frost is keeping the position for now.
Frost is looking to sweep but instead, DeSilva has passed into half guard.
The fighters are battling for position here. Frost manages to regain full guard. Nice work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
DeSilva preventing the sweep.
DeSilva 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.
DeSilva postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
DeSilva trying to control the position from guard on top but Frost is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Frost 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.
Frost looking to control.
DeSilva advances to half guard.
DeSilva wants to control but Frost is keeping him busy.
DeSilva looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Frost with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Frost is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Frost is looking for a sweep. DeSilva is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
We've been hearing that DeSilva has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
DeSilva working Frost over with strikes.
DeSilva not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Frost taking some punishment here, with DeSilva in his half guard.
Frost keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Frost moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Our spies down at at Fit-Out inform us that Frost has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
Frost is trying to control the position from the bottom.
DeSilva prevents Frost from getting back to his feet.
DeSilva postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Frost looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Frost keeps trying to improve his position.
Frost is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
DeSilva distracts Frost with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
DeSilva looking to pass the guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
DeSilva lands a couple of digs.
Frost manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. DeSilva manages to get himself to full guard.


DeSilva is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
DeSilva has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Frost has passed into side control.
Frost tries to advance to mount but can't.
Frost tries to advance to mount but DeSilva instead regains half guard.
Frost wants to pass the guard but DeSilva is defending well.
DeSilva tries to roll over but Frost keeps him under control.
Frost wants to take a breather but DeSilva is having none of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Frost seems to be looking for submissions.
Frost wants to stand but DeSilva has hold of a leg and an arm, so he's trapped for now.
DeSilva is trying to control but can't.
DeSilva wants to get back to full guard.
DeSilva keeps control of the position for the meantime.

DeSilva is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Frost pulls his head out easily.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Frost wants to free his trapped foot but DeSilva is holding on for dear life with his legs.
DeSilva is looking to improve his position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Frost is figuring out what he wants to do next.

Frost is working for a submission of some sort.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Joao Pedro Mauricio DeSilva 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.


Frost moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Frost looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
DeSilva getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Frost is looking to slow DeSilva down with leg kicks.
Frost thows a leg kick but DeSilva checks it

and DeSilva counters with a takedown into side control.
Frost tries to bench press DeSilva off him but DeSilva keeps the position.
DeSilva looks up at the clock and then as Frost takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, DeSilva smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!
DeSilva wants to lay and pray for a moment but Frost keeps working.
DeSilva lands a decent elbow from side control.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
DeSilva lands an elbow.
DeSilva is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Frost can do to turn this around?
DeSilva tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
You can see the frustration on Frost's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Frost gets back to half guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. DeSilva lands a nice short elbow.
Frost tries to roll over but DeSilva keeps him under control.
DeSilva wants to take a breather but Frost is having none of it.
Frost is trying to maintain the position but DeSilva is very close to passing his half guard.
DeSilva looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Frost is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
DeSilva passes the guard and advances to mount!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
DeSilva working Frost over with strikes here.
Frost is bucking up trying to escape but DeSilva cracks him with another couple of good strikes.
Frost takes a big shot to the head but keeps on trying to improve his position.
DeSilva lands a big elbow.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Frost tries to get back to half guard but can't.
DeSilva lands a nice shot to the head.
DeSilva can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Frost is looking to escape.
DeSilva landing shots from mount.
DeSilva prevents Frost from getting the reversal.
Frost tries to hold on but DeSilva pushes him away.
Frost manages to regain half guard. Good work.

DeSilva seems to be looking for submissions.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
DeSilva trying to control the action but Frost is working from the bottom.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Frost preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.
DeSilva content to control rather than advance.

Frost is defending against the submission attempts here by DeSilva.
Frost on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Frost is looking to improve his position.

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.
DeSilva wants to take a breather but Frost is having none of it.
Frost is trying to control but can't.
Frost is staying active underneath DeSilva, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Frost is looking to improve his position.
Frost trying to hold on to DeSilva's head to control him but DeSilva postures up.
DeSilva landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. DeSilva connects with a nice short shot to Frost's temple.
DeSilva lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
DeSilva takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
DeSilva sitting and controlling from the half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Joao Pedro Mauricio DeSilva 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. This is the final round!


Frost throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Frost throws a leg kick but DeSilva checks it.
DeSilva shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Frost pinned against the cage. Frost gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
DeSilva looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Frost is fending him off so far but DeSilva persists. Nope, Frost circles away and we're back to standing.
DeSilva throws a jab but it's blocked by Frost.
Frost throws a sloppy head kick and DeSilva moves out of range easily.
Frost swings for the body but DeSilva moves out of range.

DeSilva drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Frost is trying to get back to half guard.
Frost trying to remain calm as DeSilva controls from the top position.
Frost is looking to regain half guard here but DeSilva keeps moving and retains side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sloppy strikes there by DeSilva.
Joao Pedro Mauricio DeSilva overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Frost avoids any damage from the ground and pound of DeSilva.
Frost tries to improve position but can't.
Frost trying his best to control but DeSilva has mounted him.
DeSilva lands with some vicious ground and pound - can Frost hang on?
Frost in a bad spot here, taking shots to the head.
DeSilva tries to control but Frost wriggling away.
DeSilva working Frost over with strikes here.
DeSilva lands with some strikes.
Frost regains half guard.
The fighters are battling for position here. Frost manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Frost trying to keep a closed guard but DeSilva is proving a slippery customer.
Olaf Frost has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
DeSilva lands a couple of digs.
DeSilva trying to control but Frost is working from the bottom.
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!

Frost is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and DeSilva defends well.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
DeSilva stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Frost swivels though and keeps the full guard.
DeSilva is working hard here to advance position.
DeSilva sitting in guard, not really doing much.
DeSilva forces his way into half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
DeSilva is pressing down on Frost's thigh, looking to free his foot. Frost is holding on for now.
DeSilva is looking to take a break and control but Frost is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Frost is looking for a sweep. DeSilva is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
DeSilva seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
DeSilva is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Nice strikes from DeSilva there.
DeSilva working Frost over with strikes.
DeSilva trying to control from half guard but Frost is working away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
DeSilva looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Frost taking some punishment here, with DeSilva in his half guard.
Frost is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Frost won't allow DeSilva to pass to mount.
DeSilva is looking to take a break and control but Frost is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Frost is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Ground and pound from DeSilva.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Frost is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Frost moves into full guard.
Joao Pedro Mauricio DeSilva is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
DeSilva 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.

And that's the end of the fight!
Joao Pedro Mauricio DeSilva showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for DeSilva, 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 Steve Smith scores the fight 30:27
Judge Alec Ball scores the fight 30:27
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Joao Pedro Mauricio DeSilva!
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
40%

 

Event: CEFC Fight Night 145     
Date:   Jan 10, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Gaia Ky Jr (ranked 213 p4p, 29 weight class) and Chrys Kyle (ranked 776 p4p, 101 weight class). Chrys Kyle will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

180 cm
31
147 lbs
12 - 1 - 0
171 cm
30
154 lbs
16 - 8 - 1
Great wrestler
Solid boxing
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Groove Gear

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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 12 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Gaia Ky Jr!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chrys Kyle!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Dillan Fox and Alec Ball.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ky Jr shoots in but Kyle avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Ky Jr fails with a takedown attempt.
Horrible takedown attempt by Ky Jr or perhaps it was just good defense by Kyle, which made it look bad.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gaia Ky Jr. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Kyle stuffs the takedown attempt from Ky Jr. Ky Jr gets slowly back to his feet.
Kyle slaps away a takedown attempt from Ky Jr, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Ky Jr looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Kyle is fending him off so far but Ky Jr persists. Nope, Kyle circles away and we're back to standing.
Despite the aggression on Kyle's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Ky Jr shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Kyle defends it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ky Jr fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Ky Jr rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ky Jr takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Ky Jr shoots for a double leg takedown but Kyle sprawls well. He's pushed Ky Jr's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kyle will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

Ky Jr drives through with a takedown into guard.

Kyle manages to escape and get back to his feet.
Ky Jr fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Kyle avoids it really well and circles away.
Kyle misses with a double jab.
Ky Jr looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A head kick misses from Kyle.
Ky Jr misses with a looping left.
Ky Jr throws a jab but it's blocked by Kyle.
A telegraphed right hand from Ky Jr misses the target.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ky Jr fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kyle manages to avoid it.

Ky Jr shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Ky Jr showed some decent athleticism there.
Ky Jr wants to lay and pray for a moment but Kyle keeps working.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kyle pushes Ky Jr off looking to stand but Ky Jr dives back in and keeps control.

Kyle kicks Ky Jr off and gets back to his feet.

Ky Jr changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Kyle looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Ky Jr is chipping away with strikes.
Ky Jr is working Kyle over with some ground and pound from side control.
Ky Jr prevents Kyle from escaping the position.
Ky Jr trying to control the position but Kyle is working away.
Kyle taking a bit of punishment here - Ky Jr scoring with strikes.
Kyle is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but Ky Jr has just dragged him back down to the mat.

Kyle throws Ky Jr to one side and escapes!
Kyle tries a head kick but it misses.
Ky Jr scores with a shot to the body.
Chrys Kyle is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ky Jr. Kyle does a little dance to reset his feet.

Kyle tries to sprawl but Ky Jr drives through with a takedown into half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kyle is trying to stand back up but Ky Jr is controlling him
Kyle won't allow Ky Jr to pass to mount.
Kyle tries to kick Ky Jr off but Ky Jr keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Ky Jr is looking to take a break and control but Kyle is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ky Jr is nestled in close to Kyle, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Ground and pound from Ky Jr.
Ky Jr has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Kyle looks like he's trying to stand up.
Ky Jr takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Kyle is trying to stand back up but Ky Jr is controlling him
Kyle is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Ky Jr scores with a couple of nice shots.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Ky Jr connects with a nice short shot to Kyle's temple.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Ky Jr connects with a nice short shot to Kyle's temple.
Ky Jr working the head and body with strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kyle pushes Ky Jr off looking to stand but Ky Jr dives back in and keeps control.
Ky Jr working Kyle over with strikes.
Ky Jr lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Kyle wants to get back to his feet.

Ky Jr seems to be looking for submissions.

Kyle manages to escape and get back to his feet!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ky Jr throws the left hand but Kyle avoids the punch easily.
Ky Jr ducks under a wild hook from Kyle.
Ky Jr shoots in looking for a takedown. Kyle tries to sprawl out of it but Ky Jr keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Kyle manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Ky Jr misses with a wild body shot.
Kyle misses with a few strikes there.
A big left from Ky Jr misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Chrys Kyle will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Kyle walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Ky Jr shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Kyle as he avoids it easily.
Ky Jr throws a hook to the side of Kyle's head but Kyle sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kyle pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Ky Jr throws a body shot but no joy.
Nice sprawl there from Kyle as Ky Jr shoots in.
Kyle moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Ky Jr shoots for a takedown but Kyle saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gaia Ky Jr. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ky Jr closes the distance and clinches up with Kyle, looking for a takedown. Ky Jr pushes Kyle against the cage but Kyle circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Ky Jr misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Ky Jr has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kyle finds it's way round the side to connect with Ky Jr's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kyle throws a right hand that Ky Jr ducks under and follows up with a left that Ky Jr also avoids with ease.
Ky Jr misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Kyle tries to clinch but Ky Jr is having none of it.
Ky Jr keeps the fight on the outside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kyle misses with a low kick.

Ky Jr shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Kyle manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ky Jr stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Kyle swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Ky Jr lands a couple of digs.

Kyle had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Ky Jr defends it easily.
Ky Jr trying to control but Kyle is working from the bottom.
Kyle keeping full guard, as Ky Jr tries to pass.
Ky Jr sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Kyle's guard.
Ky Jr prevents Kyle from standing back up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ky Jr passes to side control.
Ky Jr cracks Kyle with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Kyle wants to get back to his feet.
Kyle stops Ky Jr from passing to mount.
Ky Jr working the ground and pound from side control.
Ky Jr advances to full mount.
Kyle is trying to escape but when you're mounted that's not too easy.
Ky Jr landing punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kyle is trying to escape but when you're mounted that's not too easy.
Ky Jr lands a big shot there that rocks Kyle but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
Ky Jr lands a nice shot to the head.
Kyle is trying to get back to his feet but can't.
Ky Jr lands a big shot there that rocks Kyle but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
Ky Jr unloading with bombs!
Ky Jr takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Ky Jr is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Kyle can't stay in a position like this for much longer.
Kyle squirming around on the bottom, looking to escape.
Ky Jr landing shots from mount.

Kyle bucks Ky Jr off and manages to get back to his feet!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ky Jr shoots in for a double leg but Kyle sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Kyle wants to counter with a clinch but Ky Jr pushes him away.
Chrys Kyle seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kyle tries to clinch up.
Ky Jr feinted with a counter takedown.
Kyle misses with a looping left.
Kyle tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Ky Jr cracks Kyle with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

Kyle has Ky Jr up against the cage in a clinch.

Ky Jr jumps guard and drags Kyle to the mat. He's obviously going to be looking for submissions off his back.

Ky Jr has his feet on Kyle's thighs here. He's pushed Kyle off and worked for a very quick armbar from the bottom! He's flipped onto his stomach and he's cranking hard on the arm! Kyle screams in pain and taps out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:49 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Gaia Ky Jr!
Gaia Ky Jr was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
S C
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G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
68%

 

Event: OC! KT 10     
Date:   Jan 05, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight kickboxing rules bout between Silva Scorpion (ranked 2882 p4p, 316 weight class) and Jack Hanma (ranked 2662 p4p, 296 weight class). Hanma has chosen Rise Against - Prayer of the Refugee as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

172 cm
25
148 lbs
9 - 5 - 0
175 cm
32
166 lbs
17 - 16 - 1

Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible

World class MT
Granite chin

FinnFighter Nutrition (Five 160Q supps!)

Arcticus University: London



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 9 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Silva Scorpion!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Jack Hanma!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Paul Tew and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Scorpion tries to clinch there but Hanma circles away.
Silva Scorpion seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Scorpion plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!

It looks like Jack Hanma has been cut.
Hanma throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Scorpion swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Hanma thows a left - swing and a miss!
Scorpion was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Hanma throws a series of punches but Scorpion moves out of range.
Scorpion throws a body shot but no joy.
Scorpion avoids the body shot from Hanma.
Scorpion missing with a left hand there. Hanma was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Both fighters circling a little - Scorpion finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Hanma jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Scorpion connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Hanma momentarily.
Scorpion lands a nice shot that snaps Hanma's head back.
Scorpion misses with a jab to the body
enabling Hanma to counter with a crisp jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hanma needs to keep his hands up - Scorpion had a free shot at his head there.
A left lands for Scorpion.
Scorpion throws a leg kick that is checked
and Hanma counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Scorpion throws a solid leg kick but Hanma takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Scorpion.
Scorpion with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hanma throws a hook but Scorpion blocks it.
Scorpion throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A little jabbing left from Hanma on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

Scorpion gets a clinch.
Hanma scores with a shot to the side of Scorpion's head.
Hanma scores with a hook to the body.
Scorpion tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Scorpion misses with the head strike.
Hanma lands a right hand.
Hanma tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Scorpion's elbow.
Scorpion pushes Hanma back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Scorpion misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Hanma.
Scorpion lands a right hand that snaps the head of Hanma backwards.
A short right from Hanma on the inside.

Hanma breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Scorpion scores with a jab to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Scorpion tries to close the distance and clinch but Hanma swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Scorpion seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Scorpion walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head kick from Scorpion lands but Hanma takes it in his stride.
Scorpion scores with a decent looking hook.
Scorpion drops his hands momentarily and Hanma takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

Scorpion moves into the clinch successfully.
Scorpion scores with a shot to the side of Hanma's head.

Hanma breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Scorpion darts in trying to clinch
and Hanma counters with a nice uppercut.
Hanma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Hanma takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Hanma waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Scorpion.
Scorpion connects with a nice looking jab.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Scorpion walks into a stiff left hand from Hanma.
Hanma 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.
Scorpion tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Hanma manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Scorpion throws a solid leg kick but Hanma takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Scorpion.
Nice jab there from Scorpion.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Silva Scorpion dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Jack Hanma's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Scorpion dips to his left and cracks Hanma with an uppercut!
Scorpion lands a lovely overhand right.
Scorpion throws a head kick but Hanma moves out of range.
Hanma staying out of range there.
It seemed like Hanma was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Scorpion here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
Scorpion ducks under a wild hook from Hanma.
Scorpion on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Scorpion connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Scorpion is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hanma can do to turn this around?
Hanma takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Hanma uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Scorpion.
Hanma lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Scorpion lands a nice hook to Hanma's body. Hanma takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Scorpion scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Silva Scorpion is winning the standup battle so far.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Scorpion tries to bum rush Hanma with a series of wild strikes but Hanma uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
A nice side step and Hanma releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
A punch lands to the side of Scorpion 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Hanma swats away the attempt to clinch by Scorpion.
Scorpion steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hanma.
Scorpion has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Hanma finds it's way round the side to connect with Scorpion's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The fight stays on the outside here - Scorpion looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Scorpion throws a predictable looking body shot
and Scorpion takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Scorpion swings widly with a right hand
and Hanma counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Scorpion looks to score with a jab to the body but Hanma is just out of range.
Scorpion wants to clinch.
Hanma loads up on a big right hand but Scorpion slips the punch.
Scorpion swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Scorpion moves into the clinch.
Scorpion lands a left hand.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Scorpion.
Hanma blocking some punches.
Scorpion fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Hanma tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Hanma swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hanma misses with a hook from the clinch.
Scorpion lands a body shot.
Hanma working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Scorpion misses with the head strike.
Hanma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Hanma misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Hanma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Scorpion throws a punch but it's blocked by Hanma.
Scorpion takes a shot to the head.

Hanma breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Hanma throws a hook to the side of Scorpion's head but Scorpion sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Hanma throws a looping overhand right but Scorpion ducks down to avoid it.
Scorpion is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Hanma misses with a straight right.
Scorpion blocks a jab.
Scorpion tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Hanma paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Scorpion tries to close the distance and clinch but Hanma swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Scorpion throws a hook but Hanma blocks it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A jab lands there for Hanma.
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 Silva Scorpion will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Jack Hanma's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!



Scorpion closes the distance and pushes Hanma back into the cage.
Hanma struggles to land a body shot inside as Scorpion controls his hands.
Hanma lands a left hand.
Scorpion misses with a body punch.
Silva Scorpion has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Hanma pushes Scorpion back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
We've been informed that Hanma has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
Hanma lands with a short shot to the head.
Hanma lands a nice uppercut.
Scorpion throws a head punch that misses.
Hanma misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hanma lands a hook to the side of the head.

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

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

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

Hanma rushes Scorpion and presses him up against the cage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Hanma working aggressively here.
A right handed body shot lands from Scorpion.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hanma.
Scorpion misses with some punches.
A head punch on the inside from Scorpion fails to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Scorpion goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Scorpion misses with a punch on the inside.
A nice left hand lands by Scorpion.

Hanma breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Scorpion connects with a body shot that sends Hanma's belly button to the back.
Scorpion tries to clinch there but Hanma circles away.
Scorpion moves in looking to clinch but Hanma pushes him off.
Scorpion throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Hanma counters with a straight right hand.
Hanma scores with a jab to the jaw.
Silva Scorpion is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

Scorpion is rocked!
The fighters circling - Hanma throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Oh Scorpion is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

Hanma has managed to clinch.
Hanma pushes Scorpion back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Hanma fails to land.

Hanma breaks from the clinch.
Scorpion glances at the clock... BAM! Hanma nails him with a big right hand! A momentary lapse in concentration sends Scorpion crashing to the mat! The referee steps in and this one is over! Damn, Scorpion is out of it, he thinks the ref is his opponent!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:45 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Jack Hanma!
A less than humble Jack Hanma misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
S C
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G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: EFC Mir vs Stewart     
Date:   Jan 05, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Anderson Scorpion (ranked 2150 p4p, 263 weight class) and Guillermo Pato (ranked 1264 p4p, 162 weight class). 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?

185 cm
29
189 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
190 cm
26
195 lbs
18 - 10 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Decent wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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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 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Anderson Scorpion!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Guillermo Pato!
The judges for this bout are William Peck, Trevor Gratis and Ian Loll.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pato misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
A slow jab from Pato misses its intended target.
Pato waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Scorpion.
Scorpion fails with an attempt to clinch.
Good leg kick by Scorpion there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Scorpion keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Pato checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Pato throws a body punch but Scorpion moves out of range.
Pato moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Pato misses the jab.
Scorpion moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Pato gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Scorpion scores with a crisp jab that stopped Pato in his tracks.
Scorpion lands with a cross.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Scorpion lands a glancing blow to the side of Pato's head.
Pato doesn't manage to clinch there - Scorpion circles away.
Pato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Scorpion's jab looks to have found its range, popping Pato under the eye.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Scorpion ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Scorpion scores with a jab. Pato acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Pato has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Scorpion.
A lazy left from Scorpion finds it's target.
Pato ducks right into an uppercut from Scorpion.
Pato lands an overhand right.
Pato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pato moves in looking to clinch but Scorpion pushes him off.
Scorpion misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Pato waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Scorpion.
A telegraphed right hand from Pato misses the target.
Pato keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Scorpion fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Pato manages to avoid it.
Scorpion moves out of range as Pato strikes.
Pato blocks a head kick by Scorpion.
Scorpion lands with an uppercut that bounces Pato off the cage and back into range.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Scorpion uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Pato.
Pato avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Scorpion is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pato connects with a body shot.
Pato takes a kick to the side of the head.
The fight stays on the outside here - Pato looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Pato moves out of range as Scorpion strikes.
A big left from Pato misses.
Pato throws a series of punches but Scorpion moves out of range.
Scorpion throws a shot from downtown. Pato moves away and avoids it.
Pato throws out a loose jab but Scorpion uses good head movement to avoid it.
Pato on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Scorpion. Scorpion obviously looking to wear him down.
Pato throws a hook but Scorpion blocks it.
Pato connects with a nice looking jab.
Pato looks to score with a jab to the body but Scorpion is just out of range.
Pato lands a nice looking body shot.
Scorpion misses with an attempted mid kick.
Pato clobbers Scorpion with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Scorpion throws the kick towards the body but Pato avoids it.

Scorpion forces Pato back against the cage and clinches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pato misses with a punch to the body.
Pato blocks an uppercut.
Scorpion lands a right hand that snaps the head of Pato backwards.
Scorpion lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Pato.
Scorpion struggles to land a body shot inside as Pato controls his hands.
Pato misses with some punches.
Scorpion tries to work over Pato's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Pato will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Scorpion up against the cage.
Scorpion is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Scorpion tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Scorpion has a couple of punches blocked by Pato.
Scorpion misses with a hook to the ribs.
Scorpion blocks a body shot from Pato.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Scorpion lands a right hand that snaps the head of Pato backwards.
Good body shot from Scorpion.
Pato blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Scorpion doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Scorpion scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Scorpion goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Pato throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Scorpion.
Pato tries to throw a body punch but Scorpion avoids it by throwing Pato back against the cage.
Scorpion is working Pato over against the cage.
A right handed body shot lands from Scorpion.
Pato blocks an uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Scorpion tries to work over Pato's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Scorpion throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Patos head.
A short body shot lands from Scorpion as the two fighters clinch.
Pato throws a punch but it's blocked by Scorpion.
Pato tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Pato throws a shot from downtown. Scorpion moves away and avoids it.
Scorpion misses with a double jab.
Pato has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Pato takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Scorpion displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Pato throws out the jab.
Scorpion throws a body shot but no joy.
Pato throws a looping overhand right but Scorpion ducks down to avoid it.
Scorpion tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Pato paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Pato defending well as Scorpion loads up on a big left hand.
Pato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Scorpion.
Pato misses with a wild body shot.
Pato fails to land with a series of punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pato throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Pato closes the distance but Scorpion moves to the side
and Scorpion connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Scorpion throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Pato.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A slow jab from Pato misses its intended target.
Pato chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Scorpion can pounce on him.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Scorpion takes the fight into the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Pato fails to land.
Scorpion misses with the head strike.
Pato lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Pato throws a punch but it's blocked by Scorpion.
A head punch on the inside from Scorpion fails to land.
Pato blocks an uppercut.
Scorpion tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Pato's elbow.
Pato tries to stall but Scorpion uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Scorpion struggles to land a body shot inside as Pato controls his hands.
Scorpion lands an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pato.
Scorpion is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Pato can do to turn this around?
Scorpion tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A nice right hand lands inside from Scorpion.
Scorpion scores with a hook to the body.
Anderson Scorpion has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Scorpion lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Scorpion tries to work over Pato's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Scorpion lands with a right to the head.
Scorpion gets through Pato's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Scorpion can't find room to land a body shot as Pato controls the action.
Scorpion swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A left hand lands to the body for Scorpion.
Scorpion working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Scorpion misses with the head strike.
Scorpion throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Pato is breathing heavily.
Scorpion tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Scorpion lands a shoulder strike.
Scorpion lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Scorpion tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Pato's elbow.
Scorpion misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A right hand to the body from Scorpion.
Scorpion lands a body shot in the clinch.
Scorpion misses with a punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pato blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Scorpion misses with some punches.
Scorpion misses with a punch to the body.
Scorpion lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Scorpion tries to throw a body punch but Pato avoids it by throwing Scorpion back against the cage.
Scorpion can't find room to land a body shot as Pato controls the action.
Scorpion lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Scorpion throws a punch but it's blocked by Pato.
Scorpion scores with a shoulder strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pato.
Pato tries a body shot but Scorpion blocks it.
Pato has a couple of punches blocked by Scorpion.
A short left from Scorpion.
Scorpion misses with a hook from the clinch.
Pato can't find room to land a body shot as Scorpion controls the action.
Pato struggles to land a body shot inside as Scorpion controls his hands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pato digs a right hand underneath Scorpion's ribcage. Scorpion let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Scorpion works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Pato throws a head punch that misses.
Scorpion misses with some punches.
Pato tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Scorpion's elbow.
Scorpion blocks an uppercut.
Pato swings wildly with an uppercut but Scorpion uses good head movement to avoid it.
Scorpion can't find room to land a body shot as Pato controls the action.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Scorpion blocks the elbow strike.
Scorpion is pushing Pato up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Scorpion working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Scorpion misses with a punch on the inside.
Scorpion lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Scorpion lands a shoulder strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Pato ducks right into an uppercut from Scorpion.
Scorpion throws a sloppy head kick and Pato moves out of range easily.
Scorpion throws a body kick that misses.
Pato misses with a jab, cross combination.
Scorpion takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Pato throws a hook but Scorpion avoids it easily.
Pato takes one to the side of the head.
Pato fails in his attempt to clinch.
Scorpion connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Scorpion throws a quick inside leg kick.
Pato has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Scorpion.
Pato has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Scorpion.

Pato clinches.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Scorpion misses with the head strike.
A body shot lands from Scorpion.
Scorpion lands a right hand.
Scorpion lands with a right to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Scorpion lands a right hand.
Scorpion struggles to land a body shot inside as Pato controls his hands.
Pato blocking some punches.
Pato blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Scorpion misses with a hook to the ribs.
Scorpion misses with a hook from the clinch.
Pato's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Pato misses with a punch on the inside.
Scorpion tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Pato takes a shot to the head.
Scorpion misses with a short punch on the inside.
Pato prevents a body shot from Scorpion.
Scorpion works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Pato takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Scorpion lands a left hand.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Scorpion creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Pato takes a shot to the head.
Guillermo Pato has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pato swings away with an uppercut that misses.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Scorpion creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A short right from Scorpion.
Scorpion makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Scorpion has a couple of punches blocked by Pato.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Scorpion.

Pato is rocked!
Scorpion working aggressively here.
Scorpion misses with a hook to the ribs.
Scorpion pushes Pato back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Scorpion lands with a left to the head.
Scorpion lands with a right to the head.
Pato is still on wobbly legs! Can Scorpion finish him?
Pato tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Pato tries to work over Scorpion's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Pato seems to have recovered his senses.
Pato tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Scorpion's elbow.
Nice body punch from Scorpion - that landed with a thud.
A nice left hand lands by Scorpion.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Scorpion throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Patos head.
Scorpion tries a body shot but Pato blocks it.
Scorpion lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Pato backwards.
Pato throws a punch but it's blocked by Scorpion.
Scorpion misses with a punch on the inside.
Scorpion misses with a body punch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pato.
Scorpion lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Scorpion lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Pato or not.
Still in the clinch, Scorpion scores with a nice short uppercut.
Scorpion struggles to land a body shot inside as Pato controls his hands.
Scorpion working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Scorpion.
Scorpion working aggressively here.
Scorpion working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Scorpion can't find room to land a body shot as Pato controls the action.
Scorpion lands a body shot in the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Scorpion lands with a short shot to the head.
Pato blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Scorpion softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Nice body punch from Scorpion - that landed with a thud.
Scorpion scores with a shot to the side of Pato's head.
Scorpion tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Scorpion is leaning against Pato and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Scorpion lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Pato.
A nice left hand lands by Scorpion.
Scorpion lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Pato.
Scorpion scores with a hook to the body.
A shot in the inside from Scorpion.
Scorpion is leaning against Pato and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Scorpion lands a left hand.
Scorpion pushes Pato back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Scorpion pushes Pato back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Anderson Scorpion is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Scorpion lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Scorpion scores with a shoulder strike.

And that's the end of the fight!
Anderson Scorpion showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Scorpion 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 William Peck scores the fight 30:27
Judge Trevor Gratis scores the fight 30:26
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anderson Scorpion!
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Event: EFC Cobb vs Turturro     
Date:   Jan 05, 2019

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Molokai Built (ranked 983 p4p, 47 weight class) and Demetrious Jorgensen (ranked 3471 p4p, 157 weight class). The key to victory for Molokai Built has got to be keeping the fight on the feet.

169 cm
25
140 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
165 cm
38
143 lbs
17 - 16 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Molokai Built!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Demetrious Jorgensen!
The judges for this bout are Eddie Farnsworth, Bruno Lombardi and John Kavanagh.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A combination from Built does no damage.

Built clinches with his opponent.
Jorgensen fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Built lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Built tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Built misses with a punch on the inside.
A left hand lands to the body for Built.
Jorgensen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Jorgensen tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Built lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Jorgensen backwards.
Built has a couple of punches blocked by Jorgensen.
Jorgensen takes a shot to the head.
Built scores with a shot to the side of Jorgensen's head.
Built misses with a body punch.
Jorgensen works on Built's body with a couple of short punches.
Built misses with a short punch on the inside.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Built works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Jorgensen goes for a takedown in the clinch but Built prevents it.
Built lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Built lands with a light punch inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right from Built on the inside.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Jorgensen swings wildly with an uppercut but Built uses good head movement to avoid it.
Built fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Built fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Built gets through Jorgensen's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Jorgensen prevents a body shot from Built.
Jorgensen lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Built backwards.
Jorgensen stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Built throws a punch but it's blocked by Jorgensen.
Built swings wildly with an uppercut but Jorgensen uses good head movement to avoid it.
Built lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Jorgensen misses with a hook to the ribs.
Jorgensen can't find room to land a body shot as Built controls the action.
Jorgensen tries to work over Built's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short right from Built.
Built lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Built softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Built lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Built lands with a light punch inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Jorgensen.
Jorgensen trying to stall but Built improves his position.
Built lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Jorgensen backwards.
Built lands a body shot.
Jorgensen misses with a punch to the body.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Built.
Built gets through Jorgensen's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Built.
Built lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Jorgensen softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Built creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Built throws a punch but it's blocked by Jorgensen.
Built pushes Jorgensen back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Still in the clinch, Built scores with a nice short uppercut.
Jorgensen can't find room to land a body shot as Built controls the action.
Built presses Jorgensen against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Built works on Jorgensen's body with a couple of short punches.
Built lands a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jorgensen throws a punch but it's blocked by Built.

Built's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Built is looking to clinch.
Built throws a right hand that Jorgensen ducks under and follows up with a left that Jorgensen also avoids with ease.
Built wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Built tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Jorgensen manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Jorgensen walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Jorgensen dives in and grabs Built's left leg, looking for a takedown. Built pushes down on Jorgensen's head and hops out.

Jorgensen shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Jorgensen was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Built knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Jorgensen on the ground.
Built avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Jorgensen.
Jorgensen has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Built is trying to get back to his feet.
Jorgensen looks up at the clock and then as Built takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Jorgensen smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Built can't do much from the bottom here.
Built wants to get back to his feet.
Jorgensen working away.
Built tries to buck Jorgensen off but Jorgensen is having none of it.
Jorgensen working away.
Built is looking for a sweep.
Built is trying to control Jorgensen's posture but Jorgensen avoids it.
Built is in a tricky position. We've heard reports from his gym mates at 3Band MMA ($700/week) that he's been drilling escapes, so let's see if he can get back to his feet.
Jorgensen landing a few strikes.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jorgensen works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Jorgensen in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Jorgensen tries to move to mount but Built blocks the move with his legs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


No luck with that takedown attempt from Jorgensen.

Jorgensen closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Built to the mat! Built manages to get full guard.

Built pushes Jorgensen off and gets back to his feet.
Demetrious Jorgensen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jorgensen shoots in looking for a takedown. Built tries to sprawl out of it but Jorgensen keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Built manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Jorgensen shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
An attempted straight right counter from Built misses the target.
Molokai Built has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Demetrious Jorgensen.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Built leaves Jorgensen with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Jorgensen fails with a takedown attempt.
Molokai Built is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jorgensen takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Jorgensen tries for a takedown but Built sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
The fight stays on the outside here - Built looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Jorgensen tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Jorgensen dives in for a single leg takedown but Built sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Built swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Built stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Built wants it to stay on the feet.

Built moves into the clinch.
Molokai Built has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Jorgensen trying to stall but Built improves his position.
Built misses with a short punch on the inside.
Built is pressed up against the cage. Jorgensen has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Built down to the mat. Built avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Built throws a jab when Jorgensen was well out of range.
Jorgensen has his takedown stuffed
and Built counters with a stiff right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Built stuffs the takedown.
Built doesn't manage to clinch there - Jorgensen circles away.
Jorgensen fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
A little feinted left hand from Built on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Built tries to clinch up.
Built jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Built swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Jorgensen.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jorgensen shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Built sprawls well. Built wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Jorgensen gets slowly back to his feet.
Jorgensen slips a jab and a cross from Built.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Built misses with an uppercut. Jorgensen saw that one coming.
Jorgensen shoots in but no luck this time.
Built stuffs the takedown attempt from Jorgensen. Jorgensen gets slowly back to his feet.

Jorgensen looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
Jorgensen won't allow Built to get back to his feet.
Built has momentary wrist control but Jorgensen slips an elbow through the middle.
Jorgensen lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Built trying to keep a closed guard but Jorgensen is proving a slippery customer.
Jorgensen preventing the sweep.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jorgensen working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Built's head.
Built working a defensive guard here.
Jorgensen content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Built controlling Jorgensen's posture.
Built looking to control.
Jorgensen is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Built is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Jorgensen trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Jorgensen postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Molokai Built dominated that second round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Jorgensen closes this distance looking for a takedown but Built circles away.
Built rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Jorgensen counters with a single leg into guard. Built didn't expect that.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Built looking to hit a scissor sweep but Jorgensen is one step ahead there.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Jorgensen distracts Built with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Built on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Built tries to get out of the position.
Built working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Jorgensen.
Built wants to stand and escape but Jorgensen is having none of it.
Built is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Jorgensen can do to turn this around?
Jorgensen postures up in Built's guard and throws a big left but Built blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Built looking for a sweep. Not yet Built, not yet.
Jorgensen with a nice head shot there.
Jorgensen scoring with punches to the head and body.
Jorgensen postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Built 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.
Built trying to keep a closed guard but Jorgensen is proving a slippery customer.
Built wants to stand but Jorgensen is controlling the position.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Built 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.
Jorgensen connects with a couple of short punches.
Jorgensen cracks Built with a solid left hand.

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.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Jorgensen accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Jorgensen lands a couple of elbows.
Demetrious Jorgensen has got the better of the ground game so far.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Jorgensen accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Jorgensen landing with the ground and pound.

Built is rocked!
Jorgensen landing some decent shots from guard.
Oh Built is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Built controls Jorgensen momentarily but Jorgensen frees himself.
Jorgensen loads up on a big left hand. Built felt that one! He's just covering up now, not defending himself intelligently - Jorgensen looks towards the ref and unloads with 3 more big shots and the ref has no choice but to stop the fight! Built can't hide his disappointment, as Jorgensen celebrates the victory.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:46 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Demetrious Jorgensen!
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RATING
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Event: DUEL 204     
Date:   Jan 05, 2019

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Samuel Kravac (ranked 1931 p4p, 270 weight class) and Jimmy Ryan (ranked 1583 p4p, 230 weight class). Samuel Kravac has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

190 cm
28
206 lbs
18 - 15 - 0
188 cm
28
212 lbs
20 - 10 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Samuel Kravac!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Jimmy Ryan!
The judges for this bout are Russell Pearce, David Schapiro and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kravac jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ryan lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Ryan fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Kravac looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Kravac misses with a left hand
and Ryan counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Kravac scores with a shot to the body.
Ryan misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kravac feinted with a counter takedown.
Kravac swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A left lands for Kravac.
A telegraphed right hand from Ryan misses the target.
Kravac misses with a left hand
and Ryan counters with a good low kick that Kravac was not able to check.
Kravac keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
A jab from Kravac misses.
Kravac lands the left hand.
Kravac just misses with a punch to the body.
Kravac throws an off balance right hand
and Ryan counters with a lovely straight right hand!

It looks like Samuel Kravac has been cut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ryan fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kravac is out of range.
Jimmy Ryan is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kravac connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Kravac takes one to the chin there.
Ryan takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Ryan uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kravac.
Ryan doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Kravac checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kravac with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Ryan ducks under a wild hook from Kravac.
Ryan throws out a counter right but Kravac avoids it with no problem.
Ryan is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Kravac misses with a hook to the body
and Ryan counters with a crisp right that sends Kravac to the canvas! Ryan follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jimmy Ryan!
Jimmy Ryan very nearly forgot to thank BuriedAlive// Fight Gear amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
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Event: CEC 636     
Date:   Jan 04, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Richard Kuklinsky (ranked 72 p4p, 10 weight class) and Quetzal Montezuma (ranked 80 p4p, 13 weight class). Montezuma comes into a darkened arena with his song building. The Mayan Predator kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

196 cm
33
250 lbs
17 - 6 - 0
193 cm
33
255 lbs
23 - 11 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
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 17 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Richard Kuklinsky!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Quetzal Montezuma!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Montezuma looks for the body kick but Kuklinsky saw that one coming.
Kuklinsky misses with a hook to the body
and Montezuma counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Montezuma connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kuklinsky takes a jab right on the kisser.
Kuklinsky throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A looping hook to the body misses from Montezuma. Kuklinsky does a little dance to reset his feet.
Montezuma throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Montezuma gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kuklinsky.
Kuklinsky looks for the body kick but Montezuma saw that one coming.
Montezuma bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Montezuma throws a jab when Kuklinsky was well out of range.
Kuklinsky throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kuklinsky throws a jab but it's blocked by Montezuma.
Montezuma unleashes a big counter combination but Kuklinsky bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Kuklinsky throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kuklinsky moves away from the strike by Montezuma.
Nice uppercut lands for Kuklinsky. That snapped Montezuma's head back.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kuklinsky throws a head kick that misses

and Montezuma counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Montezuma.
Montezuma goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kuklinsky tries to work over Montezuma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kuklinsky misses with a punch to the body.
Kuklinsky misses with a hook to the ribs.
Montezuma misses with the head strike.
Montezuma working aggressively here.
Montezuma misses with a punch to the body.
Montezuma lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Kuklinsky or not.
Montezuma lands with a left to the head.
Montezuma tries a body shot but Kuklinsky blocks it.
A short uppercut from Kuklinsky.
Montezuma swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kuklinsky blocks an uppercut.
Montezuma gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Montezuma lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kuklinsky backwards.
A hook to the body from Montezuma.
Kuklinsky misses with a punch to the body.
Kuklinsky misses with a short punch on the inside.
Montezuma putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Kuklinsky in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Still in the clinch, Montezuma scores with a nice short uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Montezuma scores with a shoulder strike.
Kuklinsky goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Montezuma works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Montezuma lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
I was talking to Kuklinsky's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Kuklinsky has a couple of punches blocked by Montezuma.
Montezuma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Montezuma lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Montezuma lands a hook to the side of the head.
Montezuma misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kuklinsky presses Montezuma against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Montezuma scores with a nice hook to the head.
Montezuma swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Montezuma can't find room to land a body shot as Kuklinsky controls the action.
Kuklinsky lands a right hand.
Montezuma misses with a punch to the body.
Montezuma blocks an uppercut.
Montezuma can't find room to land a body shot as Kuklinsky controls the action.
Montezuma misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Montezuma tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kuklinsky's elbow.
Kuklinsky blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kuklinsky softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Montezuma struggles to land a body shot inside as Kuklinsky controls his hands.
Kuklinsky lands a nice uppercut.
Kuklinsky misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kuklinsky blocks an elbow strike.
Kuklinsky prevents a body shot from Montezuma.
Montezuma lands with a light punch inside.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Montezuma.
Montezuma prevents a body shot from Kuklinsky.
Montezuma misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kuklinsky blocks an uppercut.
Kuklinsky throws a punch but it's blocked by Montezuma.
Montezuma is trying to stall.
Kuklinsky tries to work over Montezuma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Montezuma tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A shot in the inside from Kuklinsky.
Kuklinsky throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Montezumas head.
Kuklinsky lands an uppercut.
Montezuma scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Kuklinsky lands a left hand that snaps the head of Montezuma backwards.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kuklinsky lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kuklinsky swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kuklinsky lands with a right to the head.
Kuklinsky lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Kuklinsky lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Montezuma fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Kuklinsky tries to work over Montezuma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Montezuma tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kuklinsky swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kuklinsky struggles to land a body shot inside as Montezuma controls his hands.
Kuklinsky is working Montezuma over against the cage.
Montezuma looks winded!
Kuklinsky tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kuklinsky lands with a left to the head.
Kuklinsky blocks an uppercut.
Kuklinsky lands with a left to the head.
Nice body punch from Kuklinsky - that landed with a thud.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kuklinsky softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Kuklinsky blocks an uppercut.
A nice left hand lands by Kuklinsky.
Montezuma misses with a punch to the body.
Kuklinsky misses with a punch to the body.
Kuklinsky tries to work over Montezuma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kuklinsky throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Kuklinsky swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nice uppercut lands for Montezuma. That snapped Kuklinsky's head back.
Montezuma looks for the body kick but Kuklinsky saw that one coming.
And Kuklinsky counters with a quick kick to the body but Montezuma blocks it.
Richard Kuklinsky seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kuklinsky cracks Montezuma with an open hand slap.
Montezuma lands a nice looking body shot.
Kuklinsky changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Montezuma bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Kuklinsky misses with a hook to the body
and Montezuma counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Montezuma misses with a hook.
Kuklinsky looks to land a left hand but Montezuma moved out of range nicely.
Kuklinsky throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kuklinsky has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kuklinsky there as he acknowledges the shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Montezuma punishes Kuklinsky's body with a nice straight punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Montezuma throws a leg kick which misses Kuklinsky's front leg but catches the back leg as Kuklinsky tries to avoid it.
Montezuma swings for the body but Kuklinsky moves out of range.
Montezuma connects with a leg kick. Kuklinsky looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Montezuma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kuklinsky.
Kuklinsky tries to clinch
and Montezuma counters with a solid body kick.
Montezuma fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kuklinsky.
Montezuma misses with a straight right.
Kuklinsky has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Kuklinsky takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Kuklinsky with a jab.
Kuklinsky misses with a wild body shot.
Kuklinsky fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Montezuma manages to avoid it.
Montezuma takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Quetzal Montezuma seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kuklinsky swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kuklinsky fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kuklinsky. Montezuma does a little dance to reset his feet.
Montezuma avoids the body shot from Kuklinsky.
Kuklinsky moves out of range of the body kick from Montezuma.
Kuklinsky tries to bum rush Montezuma with a series of wild strikes but Montezuma uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Kuklinsky lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Montezuma at a distance.
Montezuma avoids a kick to the body.
Montezuma tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kuklinsky was well out of range. Poor timing from Montezuma.
Kuklinsky swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Kuklinsky misses with a left hand
and Montezuma counters with a stiff right hand.
Montezuma tries a low kick but Kuklinsky avoids it.
Montezuma avoids the body shot from Kuklinsky.
Montezuma takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Montezuma tries to clinch but Kuklinsky moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kuklinsky waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Montezuma.
Montezuma blocks a head kick by Kuklinsky.
Kuklinsky uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Montezuma.
Kuklinsky blocks a leg kick.

Kuklinsky drives through and clinches with Montezuma against the cage.
A right handed body shot lands from Montezuma.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Montezuma scores with a shoulder strike.
Kuklinsky blocks a body shot from Montezuma.
Montezuma lands with a short shot to the head.
Kuklinsky tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Montezuma misses with the head strike.
A shot in the inside from Montezuma.
Kuklinsky goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Montezuma.
Montezuma fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Kuklinsky throws a head punch that misses.
Kuklinsky takes a shot to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Montezuma.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A head punch on the inside from Kuklinsky fails to land.
Nice body punch from Montezuma - that landed with a thud.
Kuklinsky tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Montezuma's elbow.
Kuklinsky has a couple of punches blocked by Montezuma.
Montezuma lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kuklinsky backwards.
Kuklinsky misses with some punches.
Montezuma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Montezuma lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kuklinsky backwards.
Montezuma lands a shot to the body.
Kuklinsky misses with a hook from the clinch.
Kuklinsky blocks a body shot from Montezuma.
Montezuma swings wildly with an uppercut but Kuklinsky uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kuklinsky is leaning against Montezuma and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Kuklinsky tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kuklinsky misses with a body punch.
Kuklinsky lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Montezuma misses with a short punch on the inside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kuklinsky misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kuklinsky digs a good hook to Montezuma's body.
Kuklinsky is looking to land body kicks.
Kuklinsky looks to score with a jab to the body but Montezuma is just out of range.
Kuklinsky will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Kuklinsky throws a head kick that half lands.
Montezuma looks to throw the jab but Kuklinsky is out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kuklinsky rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Montezuma counters with an outside leg kick.
Kuklinsky misses with a body shot.
Montezuma tries a quick counter leg kick but Kuklinsky is wise to it.
Kuklinsky swings for the body but Montezuma moves out of range.
Montezuma avoids the body shot from Kuklinsky.
Montezuma is looking for the big counter here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kuklinsky throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Kuklinsky takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Montezuma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kuklinsky.
Montezuma looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Montezuma slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

It looks like Richard Kuklinsky has been cut.
Kuklinsky gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Kuklinsky bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Montezuma's head.
Montezuma dips to his left and cracks Kuklinsky with an uppercut!
Kuklinsky misses with a double jab.
Montezuma is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Kuklinsky with a body shot.
Montezuma lands an overhand right.
Kuklinsky throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Montezuma appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Kuklinsky lands with a cross.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Montezuma slips a straight right by Kuklinsky.

Kuklinsky fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Montezuma, pushing him back against the cage.
Richard Kuklinsky has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Montezuma blocks a body shot from Kuklinsky.
Montezuma makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Kuklinsky struggles to land a body shot inside as Montezuma controls his hands.
Kuklinsky makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Montezuma tries to throw a body punch but Kuklinsky avoids it by throwing Montezuma back against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Montezuma.
Kuklinsky misses with a hook from the clinch.
Kuklinsky swings wildly with an uppercut but Montezuma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Montezuma struggles to land a body shot inside as Kuklinsky controls his hands.
Montezuma pushes Kuklinsky back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Montezuma blocks an uppercut.
Kuklinsky misses with a punch to the body.
Montezuma misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kuklinsky blocks a body shot from Montezuma.
Quetzal Montezuma seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Montezuma lands an uppercut.
Montezuma lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Montezuma tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Montezuma lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Kuklinsky fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kuklinsky lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Kuklinsky blocks a body shot from Montezuma.
A body shot lands from Montezuma.
Montezuma goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Montezuma struggles to land a body shot inside as Kuklinsky controls his hands.
Montezuma lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Kuklinsky tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Montezuma's elbow.
Kuklinsky lands a right hand that snaps the head of Montezuma backwards.
Montezuma stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Montezuma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kuklinsky tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Montezuma lands with a right to the head.
Montezuma lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kuklinsky throws a punch but it's blocked by Montezuma.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kuklinsky creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Kuklinsky blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kuklinsky lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Montezuma backwards.
Montezuma lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kuklinsky backwards.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Montezuma blocks a body shot from Kuklinsky.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Montezuma lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Kuklinsky.
Kuklinsky tries to throw a body punch but Montezuma avoids it by throwing Kuklinsky back against the cage.
Montezuma lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Montezuma lands a shoulder strike.
Kuklinsky fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Montezuma softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Montezuma.
Kuklinsky makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Montezuma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Montezuma stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Montezuma throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Montezuma lands with a left to the head.
A hook to the body from Montezuma.
Montezuma throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A short uppercut from Montezuma.
Montezuma pushes Kuklinsky back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short uppercut from Montezuma.
Montezuma struggles to land a body shot inside as Kuklinsky controls his hands.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Montezuma throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kuklinskys head.
Montezuma lands an uppercut.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 27:30
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 27:30
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Quetzal Montezuma!

A very excited looking Quetzal Montezuma 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.
In defeat, Richard Kuklinsky stepped up to the mic, saying 'Congrats, you just had a very hard time beating up a girl.'.
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Event: CEC 636     
Date:   Jan 04, 2019

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Matt Cooke (ranked 6 p4p, 2 weight class) and Alex John Conor Burns (ranked 49 p4p, 7 weight class). Burns has chosen Body Head Bangerz feat. Lil' Boosie & Young Bleed - I Smoke, I Drank as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Matt Cooke!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 12 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Alex John Conor Burns !
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Burns throws a shot to the body.
Crunch! Cooke slams his shin into Burns 's torso.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
A good leg kick by Cooke.
Burns tries to land a leg kick but Cooke saw it coming and moves away.
Cooke uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Burns .
Burns pulls out of a head kick attempt.
It looked like Cooke wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Cooke misses with a straight left.
Burns fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Cooke has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Cooke moves into range and connects with a jab.
Cooke lands a lovely overhand right.
Cooke keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cooke walks into a stiff left hand from Burns .
Burns connects with a crisp jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Burns moves away from the strike by Cooke.
Burns is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Cooke with a body shot.
Burns motions for Cooke to come forward. Burns throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Cooke.
Burns lands with a right hand.
Cooke throws a big shot that misses.
Nice straight punches there by Burns . You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Burns .
Cooke throws a hook but Burns blocks it.
Burns ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns connects with a looping right hand.
Cooke feints and then cracks Burns 's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Burns down.
Cooke throws a hook but Burns avoids it easily.
Cooke misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Cooke takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Cooke tries to close the distance and clinch up but Burns swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Burns throws a hook to the side of Cooke's head but Cooke sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Cooke slips a jab from Burns .
Cooke misses the jab.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Burns checks a leg kick.
Burns tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Cooke is able to avoid easily.
Cooke is looking to counter punch.
Cooke misses with a low kick.
Cooke throws a nice inside leg kick.
Matt Cooke seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Burns looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Burns tries to land a front kick but Cooke steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Burns just misses with a punch to the body.
Burns lands a nice looking body kick.
Burns misses the shot to the body.
Cooke is looking to counter punch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The fighters circling - Cooke throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Burns wants to land a leg kick but Cooke is out of range.
Cooke tried to counter with a leg kick but Burns avoided it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cooke ducks right into an uppercut from Burns .
Burns moves out of range of the strikes.
Cooke cracks Burns with a good jab.
Burns fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Cooke is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Burns .
Burns with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Cooke lands a nice leg kick that just misses Burns 's sensitive parts.
Cooke with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Burns throws an overhand right that lands on Cooke's shoulder, as Cooke tries to avoid the shot.
Burns looks to land a body kick but Cooke moved away.
Cooke scores with a three punch combo!
Burns displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Cooke throws out the jab.
Cooke throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Burns doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
A punch lands to the side of Burns 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Burns swings for the body but Cooke moves out of range.
Cooke avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Burns lands a jab to the nose.
Cooke misses with a low kick.
Burns misses with a lunging right hand
and Burns takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cooke takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Burns throws a half hearted mid kick.
Burns misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cooke.
Cooke is looking to counter punch.
Cooke checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Burns moves away from the strike by Cooke.
Cooke misses with a leg kick
and Burns counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Burns throws a low kick, looking for Cooke's leg but Cooke calmly moves out of range.
Burns scores with a shot to the body.
Burns connects with a body shot that sends Cooke's belly button to the back.
Burns throws a head kick but Cooke moves out of range.
Burns scores with the left hand. Cooke knows he should have avoided that one.
Cooke lands a jab to Burns 's midsection.
Cooke misses with a wild body shot.
Burns keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Donk. Cooke catches Burns right on the button with a cross.
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!
Cooke tries to clinch there but Burns circles away.
Burns lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Cooke at a distance.
Burns slips under a jab from Cooke.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cooke throws a push kick but Burns slaps the foot to one side.
Burns appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Cooke tries to clinch up but Burns circles away and keeps his distance.
Burns swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Cooke slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Burns lands a jab to the nose.
Cooke misses with a low kick as Burns jumps back.
Burns looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Cooke is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Cooke throws a hook but Burns avoids it easily.
Burns fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Cooke has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Burns throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Burns has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Cooke.
Burns lands the left hand.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cooke moves away.
Cooke drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Some wild striking there from Cooke.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Burns lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Burns checks a leg kick.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Burns throws a hook but Cooke blocks it.
A little feinted left hand from Cooke on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cooke thows a body kick. Burns tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Cooke ducks under a wild hook from Burns .
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Cooke, as that shot connected.
Burns ducks under a wild hook from Cooke.
Burns keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Burns follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Cooke looks to land a left hand but Burns moved out of range nicely.
Cooke tries to clinch up.
Burns misses with a leg kick.
Cooke checks a low kick from Burns .
Cooke ducks under a wild hook from Burns .
Cooke shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Burns rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Cooke counters with a body kick that stops Burns in his tracks momentarily.
Burns misses with a straight right.
Cooke feinted there with a counter leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns tries a low kick but Cooke avoids it.
A chopping leg kick lands by Cooke.
Burns slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Burns throws a hook to the side of Cooke's head but Cooke sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Burns bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Cooke clobbers Burns with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cooke throws a jab but it's blocked by Burns .
Burns looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Burns just misses with a punch to the body.
Burns wants to land a leg kick but Cooke is out of range.
Cooke misses with a low kick.
Alex John Conor Burns seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Burns throws a leg kick that misses.
Burns throws a jab but it's blocked by Cooke.
Burns throws a leg kick but Cooke checks it.
Cooke waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Burns .
Burns is looking to chop away at Cooke's legs.
Cooke fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Burns is out of range.
Cooke will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Burns takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Burns misses with a straight right.
Cooke tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Burns manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Burns looks for the body kick but Cooke saw that one coming.
An attempted straight right counter from Cooke misses the target.
Burns throws a poor cross that misses
and Cooke counters with a low kick, right behind Burns 's knee.
Cooke uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Burns .
Burns ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Burns looks to throw the jab but Cooke is out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Cooke.
Burns lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Cooke looks to land a combination but Burns avoids it well.
Burns steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Burns misses with a wild body shot.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cooke misses the shot to the body.
Cooke looking to land some kicks to the body here.
A nice side step and Burns releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Cooke misses with a jab, cross combination.
Burns flicks out a counter leg kick but Cooke steps away.
Burns takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
A nice inside leg kick there by Burns . That's going to slow Cooke down.
Burns checks a low kick from Cooke.
Burns blocks a head kick by Cooke.
Cooke throws a leg kick but Burns sees it coming and checks it nicely.

Cooke moves into the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Burns .
Burns misses with a hook from the clinch.
I was talking to Cooke's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Burns digs a right hand into Cooke's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Cooke's gas tank.
Cooke misses with a short punch on the inside.
Burns working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Cooke misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns working aggressively here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Cooke.
Burns lands a shoulder strike.
A shot in the inside from Burns .
Burns working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Burns 's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Cooke's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A short right from Cooke.
Burns lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Cooke misses with a hook from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Cooke.
Cooke misses with some punches.
Cooke lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Burns backwards.
Cooke has a couple of punches blocked by Burns .
Cooke lands a left hand that snaps the head of Burns backwards.
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!
Cooke working aggressively here.
Cooke misses with some punches.
Burns lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Cooke backwards.
Cooke has a couple of punches blocked by Burns .
Cooke lands a left hand that snaps the head of Burns backwards.

Burns escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Burns throws a looping overhand right but Cooke ducks down to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cooke throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burns sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Burns looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Burns scores with a body shot.
The crowd cheers as Cooke lands an impressive looking overhand right. Burns doesn't seem phased though.
Cooke avoids the body shot from Burns .
Burns connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Cooke's hands.
Burns misses with a body shot
and Burns takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Burns misses the shot to the body.
Burns uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Cooke.
A low kick from Cooke misses
and Burns counters with a straight right hand.
A big left from Cooke misses.
Burns connects with a body shot.
A chopping leg kick lands by Burns .
Burns throws a lazy right hand but Cooke sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Burns lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Cooke throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Burns jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Burns slips under a jab from Cooke.
Burns throws a shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Alex John Conor Burns will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Back to the action!


Nice defenses there by Cooke.
A leg kick checked by Cooke.
Cooke tries to move into range but Burns moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Cooke checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Cooke fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Burns checks it well.
Cooke keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Burns takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Cooke turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Cooke uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Burns .
Cooke lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Burns at a distance.
Cooke has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Burns finds it's way round the side to connect with Cooke's head.
Burns has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Cooke.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cooke throws a solid leg kick but Burns takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Cooke.
Burns throws a body shot but no joy.
Cooke throws a hook but Burns avoids it easily.
A little jabbing left from Burns on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Jab by Burns .
Cooke takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Burns keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Cooke.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns avoids a kick to the body.
A countering left hand to the body from Burns misses.
Burns throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Cooke keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Burns scores with a kick to the midsection.
An inside leg kick from Cooke misses.
Cooke checks a low kick from Burns .

Burns gets tackled into the cage by Cooke. Cooke maintains the clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Cooke creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Burns lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Burns tries to work over Cooke's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Burns lands with a left to the head.
Burns blocks an uppercut.
Burns lands a right hand that snaps the head of Cooke backwards.
Burns misses with the head strike.
Burns working aggressively here.
Cooke misses with a short punch on the inside.
Cooke has a couple of punches blocked by Burns .
Burns throws a punch but it's blocked by Cooke.
Burns is looking to control Cooke's arms but Cooke gets an underhook and turns him. Now Burns has his back to the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Cooke.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Cooke.

Cooke breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Burns uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Cooke lands with a slapping head kick.
Burns checks the leg kick nicely there.
Burns cracks Cooke with a good jab.
Cooke looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Cooke throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Burns thumps Cooke with a low kick.
Burns throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Burns lands a nice leg kick that just misses Cooke's sensitive parts.
Burns looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Cooke is looking for a counter combo.
Burns rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Cooke connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Cooke moves away from the strike by Burns .
Cooke swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Burns blocks a jab.
Burns dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Cooke. That did some damage!
Cooke attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Cooke connects with a nice looking jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cooke was well out of range. Poor timing from Burns .
Cooke jabs at Burns 's body.
Cooke uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Burns .
Cooke misses with a low kick.
Burns swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Burns throws a shot from downtown. Cooke moves away and avoids it.
Burns scores with a jab to the body.
Burns scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Burns chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Cooke can pounce on him.
Burns uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Cooke.
Cooke misses with a kick to the body.
Burns fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Cooke throws an overhand right that lands on Burns 's shoulder, as Burns tries to avoid the shot.
Cooke cracks a nice hook into Burns 's ribs.
Cooke scores with a decent looking hook.
Burns scores with a shot to the body.
Burns misses the jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Burns lands a really nice looking cross but Cooke seems unphased.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns throws a hook but Cooke blocks it.
Burns scores with a decent looking hook.
Cooke misses the shot to the body.
A clash of legs there as Burns blocks the low kick.
Cooke connects with a leg kick. Burns looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Cooke throws a head kick that misses.
Burns 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.
Burns drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Cooke tries to close the distance and clinch up but Burns swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Burns sizes up Cooke with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Burns scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Burns throws an off balance right hand
and Cooke counters with a slapping leg kick.
Decent striking displayed by Burns there.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Cooke missing with a left hand there. Burns was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
An inside leg kick from Burns misses.
Burns moves into range and connects with a jab.
Sloppy strikes from Burns . Those never looked like landing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alex John Conor Burns really dominated that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Burns cracks Cooke with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Burns .
Burns lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Cooke circles away quickly and effectively.
Cooke was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A telegraphed right hand from Cooke misses the target.
A lazy left from Cooke finds it's target.
A big right from Burns misses.
Cooke misses the shot to the body.
Burns bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Cooke is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Burns .
Cooke fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Burns .
Cooke blocks a jab.
Burns misses with a looping left.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cooke misses with a low kick.
Cooke avoids the body shot from Burns .
Cooke does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Cooke misses with a low kick.
Burns uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Cooke.
Burns throws a front kick that sends Cooke stumbling back into the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cooke fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Burns now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Cooke is looking to land body kicks.
That kick from Cooke tenderised Burns 's leg. Burns is trying to keep his angry face on.
Burns lands a lovely overhand right.
Burns moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
A jab from Cooke does it's job there.
Cooke blocks a jab.
Cooke is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Burns .
It seemed like Burns was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Cooke throws the left hand but Burns avoids the punch easily.
Burns throws out a leg kick but Cooke moves out of range and Burns only half commits.
Cooke throws a front kick aimed at Burns 's knee but Burns avoids it well.
Cooke turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Burns .
Cooke was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Burns throws a series of punches but Cooke avoids them all with ease.
Burns ducks under a wild hook from Cooke.
Burns just misses with a punch to the body.
Burns takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Cooke fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Cooke buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cooke keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cooke is looking to counter with head kicks.
Cooke blocks a head kick by Burns .
Cooke feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Burns ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Burns ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Burns looks to throw the jab but Cooke is out of range.
Matt Cooke has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Burns takes a swing at Cooke's ribcage but misses.
Cooke scores with a hook.
Cooke misses with a body punch
and Burns counters with a straight right hand.
Burns scores with a nice strike.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Cooke lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Burns has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Burns and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Burns buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Burns cracks the inside of Cooke's front leg.
Cooke throws a head kick that misses
and Burns counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cooke uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Burns .
Cooke connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Cooke displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Cooke lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Burns swings for the body but Cooke moves out of range.
Cooke throws a nice outside leg kick.
Cooke staying out of range there.
Cooke lands a jab to the nose.
Burns checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Cooke with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Burns to score with a decent uppercut.
Nice jab there from Burns .
Cooke scores with a hook to the body. Burns takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Burns looks to land a right hand but Cooke moved out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Cooke on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Burns throws a jab but it's blocked by Cooke.
Cooke looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Cooke throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Burns thuds a left hand into Cooke's body.
Cooke rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
enabling Burns to counter with a crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cooke on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Burns . Burns obviously looking to wear him down.
An inside leg kick lands from Cooke.
A lazy left from Burns finds it's target.
Burns scores with a hook.
Burns slips a jab and a cross from Cooke.
Cooke misses with a body shot.
Good standup being displayed there by Burns as he connects with a hook.
Cooke walks into a stiff left hand from Burns .
Cooke drops his hands momentarily and Burns takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Cooke throws a nice inside leg kick.
Burns tries to bum rush Cooke with a series of wild strikes but Cooke uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Cooke appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Burns scores with a jab to the jaw.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Cooke misses with a straight right.
Cooke scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Burns throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Cooke stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Burns stuns Cooke with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alex John Conor Burns dominated that fourth round.
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!


Cooke throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
A telegraphed right hand from Cooke misses the target.
An inside leg kick from Cooke misses.
Cooke keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cooke throws a leg kick
and Burns counters with a left to the body.
Burns connects with a looping right hand.
Burns defending well as Cooke loads up on a big left hand.
Burns looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Cooke throws a lazy right hand but Burns sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
And Burns responds with a good body kick, but Cooke manages to step out the way in time.
Burns lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Cooke throws the kick towards the body but Burns avoids it.
Cooke throws a leg kick but Burns sees it coming and moves out of range.
Burns appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Burns lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cooke lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Burns scores with a jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Cooke swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Burns throws a shot from downtown. Cooke moves away and avoids it.
Burns uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Cooke.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cooke wants to slow Burns down by chopping away at his legs.
Nice defenses there by Burns .
Cooke lands a lovely overhand right.
Cooke takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Burns darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Some bone on bone action there as Burns checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Cooke takes one on the button.
Cooke just misses with a punch to the body.
Some bone on bone action there as Burns checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Burns tests Cooke's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Cooke slips under a jab from Burns .
Burns checks the leg kick nicely there.
Cooke throws a leg kick which misses Burns 's front leg but catches the back leg as Burns tries to avoid it.
Burns throws a body shot but no joy.
Cooke walks into a stiff left hand from Burns .
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!
Cooke misses with an uppercut. Burns saw that one coming.
A slow jab from Cooke misses its intended target.
Alex John Conor Burns is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Burns keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Cooke swings for the body but Burns moves out of range.
Burns keeps Cooke at a distance using the push kick.
Nice defenses there by Burns .
Cooke throws a leg kick but Burns sees it coming and moves out of range.
Burns feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Cookes jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
That kick from Burns tenderised Cooke's leg. Cooke is trying to keep his angry face on.
Cooke fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Burns checks a low kick from Cooke.
Burns punishes Cooke's body with a nice straight punch.
Burns lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Burns slips a jab from Cooke.
Crunch! Burns slams his shin into Cooke's torso.
Burns digs a good body shot into Cooke's ribs.
Cooke ducks under a wild hook from Burns .

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cooke lands a leg kick that knocks Burns off balance momentarily.
Cooke takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Burns is looking to slow Cooke down with leg kicks.
Cooke throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cooke scoring well with a low kick there.
Cooke takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Cooke keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cooke takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Burns fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Cooke tries to score with a low kick but Burns moves his leg out of the way.
A bone on bone clash there as Burns blocks the leg kick.
Cooke throws a nice inside leg kick.
Burns scores with a jab to the body.
Burns wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Burns blocks a jab.
Cooke throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Burns to counter with a crisp jab.
Burns jabs Cooke to the body, keeping him at a distance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lazy left from Cooke finds it's target.
Cooke scores with a decent looking hook.
Cooke throws a low kick but Burns avoids it.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cooke moves away.
Cooke throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Burns connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Cooke thows a leg kick but Burns checks it
and Burns counters with a good low kick that Cooke was not able to check.
Cooke takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Burns walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Cooke checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Burns throws a hook but Cooke blocks it.
Cooke takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Burns checks the leg kick.
Burns avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Burns takes a swing at Cooke's ribcage but misses.
Cooke tries to land a body kick
and Burns counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Burns uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Cooke blocks a leg kick.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 45:50
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 45:50
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Alex John Conor Burns !

Alex John Conor Burns is the new light heavyweight champion!
During a confident post fight interview, Alex John Conor Burns thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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pop
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RATING
92%

 

Event: BUDOKAI DENSETSU 2018!     
Date:   Dec 29, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Gary Willis (ranked 1808 p4p, 265 weight class) and Jesse Kilpatrick (ranked 897 p4p, 136 weight class). Willis's entrance music is Metallica - Fade to Black. A fine choice. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

185 cm
21
220 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
178 cm
21
205 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Gary Willis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jesse Kilpatrick!
The judges for this bout are Yasuomi Hirokawa, Tatsuya Matsuyama and Kenichi Hosakawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Willis shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Kilpatrick sprawls well. Kilpatrick wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Willis gets slowly back to his feet.

Willis shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Willis showed some decent athleticism there.
Willis throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Willis trying to control from half guard but Kilpatrick is working away.
Kilpatrick moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Willis in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Kilpatrick wants to sweep here but Willis controlling him for the moment.
Kilpatrick is still trying to improve position.
Willis has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Willis throws an elbow that misses. Kilpatrick uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Willis's guard. Nice move by Kilpatrick!

Willis looking to hit a scissor sweep but Kilpatrick is one step ahead there.
Willis is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Kilpatrick with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Kilpatrick connects with a couple of short punches.
Kilpatrick with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Kilpatrick passes into half guard.
Willis is pressing down on Kilpatrick's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Willis 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.
Kilpatrick postures up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kilpatrick is working Willis over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Kilpatrick scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Kilpatrick connects with a couple of short punches.
Willis is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Kilpatrick wants to get back to full guard.
Kilpatrick is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kilpatrick is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Willis's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Willis's back!
Willis tries to escape but Kilpatrick has the hooks in and won't let him break free.
Kilpatrick lands punches and elbows.
Willis tries to escape but Kilpatrick has the hooks in and won't let him break free.
Willis is working hard here to advance position.
Willis trying to control but not successfully.
Kilpatrick controlling well, preventing Willis from escaping the position.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kilpatrick is landing with strikes. Willis can't take much more of this.
Kilpatrick is landing with strikes from the back.
Kilpatrick lands with a couple of good shots - one to the side of the head and one questionable shot that could be viewed as to the back of the head but the referee lets it go.
Willis looks to control his opponent's hands but he's not mananging it at the moment.
Kilpatrick lands with a couple of good shots - one to the side of the head and one questionable shot that could be viewed as to the back of the head but the referee lets it go.
Willis rolls, trying to escape but Kilpatrick keeps control of the position.
Kilpatrick lands an elbow to the side of the head.
I really don't envy Willis right now.
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.
Kilpatrick throwing damaging strikes from the back! Willis could be in trouble here!
Well, with Kilpatrick on his back, surely it's only a matter of time before Willis is tapping out... Can he escape the position?
Willis is trying to break free.
Willis rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Willis is trying to get back to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kilpatrick drops an elbow to the side of Willis's head.
Willis taking some punishment here, with Kilpatrick in his half guard.
Kilpatrick lands strikes from half guard.
Willis is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Kilpatrick scores with a couple of nice shots.
Willis is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Willis is pressing down on Kilpatrick's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Kilpatrick trying to control the position from guard on top but Willis is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Kilpatrick preventing the sweep.
Kilpatrick lands a couple of elbows.
Kilpatrick postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Kilpatrick lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Kilpatrick wants to control from the top but Willis keeps moving.
Willis wants to sweep here but Kilpatrick controlling him for the moment.
Kilpatrick working some strikes from top position.
Kilpatrick trying to control but Willis is working from the bottom.
Kilpatrick controlling from the top position.
Kilpatrick connects with a couple of short punches.
Kilpatrick landing with the ground and pound.
Kilpatrick postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Kilpatrick scores with a decent looking elbow strike.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Kilpatrick is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Willis has momentary wrist control but Kilpatrick slips an elbow through the middle.
Willis tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Willis trying to control the position.
Willis 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.
Willis striking off his back but it's not causing Kilpatrick any problems.
Kilpatrick has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Kilpatrick is working Willis over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Kilpatrick scoring with punches to the head and body.
Kilpatrick scoring with punches to the head and body.
Kilpatrick landing some decent shots from guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kilpatrick lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Kilpatrick cracks Willis with a solid left hand.
Kilpatrick makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Willis wants to improve his position but instead Kilpatrick has moved into half guard.
Willis wants to get back to full guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Kilpatrick lands a nice short elbow.
Willis on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Nice strikes from Kilpatrick there.
Willis works his way to full guard. Good work.
Kilpatrick makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Kilpatrick cracks Willis with a solid left hand.
Kilpatrick landing with the ground and pound.
Kilpatrick preventing the sweep.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Kilpatrick is in close to Willis's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Kilpatrick is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Willis wants to sweep here but Kilpatrick controlling him for the moment.
Kilpatrick keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Willis's head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Willis looking for a sweep. Not yet Willis, not yet.
Kilpatrick keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Willis's head.
Kilpatrick lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Willis has momentary wrist control but Kilpatrick slips an elbow through the middle.
Kilpatrick controlling from the top position.
Kilpatrick scoring with some ground and pound.
Kilpatrick stands up over Willis, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Kilpatrick content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Kilpatrick lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Kilpatrick lands a couple of digs.
Kilpatrick is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Willis looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Kilpatrick postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Kilpatrick postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.

Willis is rocked!
Kilpatrick with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Oh Willis is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Kilpatrick working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Kilpatrick is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Kilpatrick passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Willis seems to have got his legs back now.
Kilpatrick lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Willis down.
Willis is working to avoid the ground and pound but Kilpatrick connects with a decent elbow.
Kilpatrick lands a few punches from side control.
Kilpatrick scores with a couple of short elbows.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jesse Kilpatrick dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!



Willis has Kilpatrick up against the ropes in a clinch.
Kilpatrick has Willis pressed up against the ropes and is working for takedown. Willis manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Kilpatrick can't get the takedown.
Willis tries to work over Kilpatrick's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kilpatrick tries to score a body lock takedown but Willis shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Gary Willis has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jesse Kilpatrick.
A body shot lands from Willis.
Willis lands an uppercut.
Willis throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kilpatricks head.
Willis lands a nice shot to the body.
Kilpatrick's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A right handed body shot lands from Willis.
A right hook to the body lands for Willis.
Willis scores with a nice hook to the head.
Willis lands a body shot in the clinch.
A shot in the inside from Willis.
Willis is working Kilpatrick over against the ropes.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Willis digs a right hand into Kilpatrick's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Kilpatrick's gas tank.
A left hand lands to the body for Willis.
Kilpatrick is breathing heavily.
Willis makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A left hand lands to the body for Willis.
Kilpatrick has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Willis lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Kilpatrick backwards.
Willis gets through Kilpatrick's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Willis makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Willis scores with a shoulder strike.
Willis scores with a shot to the side of Kilpatrick's head.
Still in the clinch, Willis scores with a nice short uppercut.
Willis cracks Kilpatrick with a nice body shot.
Kilpatrick drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Willis gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Willis is leaning against Kilpatrick and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Willis scores with a nice hook to the head.
Willis scores with a shot to the side of Kilpatrick's head.
Kilpatrick has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Willis after a bit of a struggle.
Kilpatrick's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Willis lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the ropes.
Willis lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Willis scores with a shoulder strike.
Willis lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Willis lands a hook to the side of the head.
Willis makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Willis.
Kilpatrick tries to circle away but Willis has him pinned against the ropes.
Nice body punch from Willis.
Willis working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

Willis jumps guard and drags Kilpatrick to the mat. He's obviously going to be looking for submissions off his back.
Willis is looking to sweep but instead, Kilpatrick has passed into half guard.
Kilpatrick not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
The fighters are battling for position here. Willis manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Willis looking for a sweep. Not yet Willis, not yet.
Kilpatrick with a nice head shot there.
Kilpatrick won't allow Willis to sweep him here.
Kilpatrick chips away with some ground and pound.
Willis controls Kilpatrick momentarily but Kilpatrick frees himself.
Kilpatrick throws an elbow that misses. Willis uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Kilpatrick's guard. Nice move by Willis!


That's three minutes gone in the round.
Willis looking to pass the guard.
Kilpatrick lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Willis looking to hit a scissor sweep but Kilpatrick is one step ahead there.
Kilpatrick stands up over Willis, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Kilpatrick landing some decent shots from guard.
Kilpatrick working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Kilpatrick scoring with some ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kilpatrick won't allow Willis to sweep him here.
Kilpatrick postures up.

Kilpatrick got a little sloppy there for a moment and Willis has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Kilpatrick has managed to get both his arms back between Willis's legs - danger averted.
Kilpatrick works over Willis with some ground and pound from guard.
Willis is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Kilpatrick connects with a couple of short punches.
Kilpatrick postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Kilpatrick trying to control the position from guard on top but Willis is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Kilpatrick connects with a couple of short punches.
Willis wants to sweep here but Kilpatrick controlling him for the moment.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Willis wants to hit a switch here but Kilpatrick passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Willis there!
Willis is trying to escape the mount.
Kilpatrick pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
Kilpatrick looking to finish Willis with some ground and pound. This is bad for Willis!
Willis can't escape the position.
Kilpatrick scores with a couple of good head shots there.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Kilpatrick breaks from Willis's wrist control and lands an elbow.
Kilpatrick putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!
Willis tries to get back to half guard but can't.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kilpatrick landing strikes from the mount and Willis is in trouble!
Kilpatrick working Willis over with strikes here.
Willis takes a big shot to the head but keeps on trying to improve his position.
Willis is desperately trying to improve his position but Kilpatrick has a good base and remains in mount.
Kilpatrick lands a heavy elbow.
Oooh a big shot lands for Kilpatrick! Willis is out! The ref dives in to save him from more punishment!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 7:57 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Jesse Kilpatrick!
Jesse Kilpatrick decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: CEFC 323     
Date:   Dec 29, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Brownie Anderson (ranked 95 p4p, 14 weight class) and Kasey Scorpion (ranked 163 p4p, 21 weight class). Anderson kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is !!!. Scorpion has chosen Jiu Jitsu as his entrance music. Brownie Anderson has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

181 cm
35
161 lbs
32 - 13 - 1
187 cm
33
160 lbs
17 - 6 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Brownie Anderson!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Kasey Scorpion!
The judges for this bout are Steve Smith, Elvis Blanc and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sloppy strikes from Anderson. Those never looked like landing.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Scorpion checks a leg kick.
Anderson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Anderson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Anderson avoids the body shot from Scorpion.
Anderson throws a nice inside leg kick.

Anderson drives through and clinches with Scorpion against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Scorpion.
Scorpion tries to throw a body punch but Anderson avoids it by throwing Scorpion back against the cage.
Anderson leaning against his opponent.
Scorpion misses with the head strike.

Anderson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Anderson clinches up against the cage.
Scorpion is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Scorpion.
Anderson tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Anderson blocking some punches.
Anderson prevents a body shot from Scorpion.
Scorpion misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Anderson taking a breather.
Anderson slows down the pace here.
Anderson's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Scorpion throws a punch but it's blocked by Anderson.
Scorpion is working Anderson over against the cage.

Anderson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Nice defenses there by Anderson.
Anderson avoids the body shot from Scorpion.
Anderson tries to close the distance and clinch but Scorpion swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Scorpion defending well as Anderson loads up on a big left hand.
The fight stays on the outside here - Anderson looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Anderson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Anderson listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Scorpion lands with an overhand left.
Nice shot lands for Scorpion.
Anderson throws a series of punches but Scorpion avoids them all with ease.
A telegraphed right hand from Scorpion misses the target.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Anderson moves into the clinch.
Scorpion misses with the head strike.
Scorpion misses with a body punch.
Scorpion lands a body punch.
Anderson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Scorpion tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Scorpion misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Scorpion is struggling to control the position.
Scorpion lands a hook to the side of the head.
Scorpion throws a head punch that misses.
Anderson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Anderson prevents a body shot from Scorpion.
Anderson blocking some punches.
Scorpion slows down the pace here.
Scorpion has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Anderson seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Scorpion can turn it around.
Scorpion slows down the pace here.
Scorpion tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Scorpion lands a body shot.
Scorpion lands on the inside with an uppercut.

Anderson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Scorpion ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Anderson moves away.
Anderson is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Scorpion swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Anderson counters with an inside leg kick.
Anderson works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
A thudding body kick lands there by Anderson!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Anderson shoots in and drives through. Scorpion sprawls well.
Anderson circles away from the clinch attempt.
A cross from Anderson lands.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Anderson throws a poor cross that misses
and Scorpion counters with a lovely straight right hand!

It looks like Brownie Anderson has been cut.
Anderson shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Scorpion connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Scorpion tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Anderson paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Anderson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Scorpion misses with an uppercut
and Anderson counters with a leg kick.
Scorpion throws a right hand that misses
and Anderson counters with a straight right hand.
Scorpion takes a swing at Anderson's ribcage but misses.
Scorpion takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Scorpion jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Anderson avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Scorpion tries to score a power double leg takedown but Anderson sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Scorpion somewhat.
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 Brownie Anderson will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Brownie Anderson's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Anderson has a takedown stuffed.
Scorpion jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Scorpion misses with a looping left.
Brownie Anderson is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Anderson fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Anderson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Scorpion paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Scorpion throws out a counter right but Anderson avoids it with no problem.
Anderson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Scorpion keeps the fight on the outside.

Anderson clinches up with Scorpion and pushes him back against the cage.
Anderson drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Scorpion gets the underhooks and prevents it.
A head punch on the inside from Scorpion fails to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Scorpion throws a head punch that misses.
Anderson wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Scorpion is stalling here.
Anderson stalling the fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Scorpion pushes Anderson back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short right from Scorpion on the inside.
Anderson tries to stall but Scorpion uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Scorpion is trying to maintain a safe position but Anderson gets an underhook and turns Scorpion into the cage.
Anderson goes for a takedown attempt but Scorpion pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Brownie Anderson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Anderson's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Anderson duly obliges.
Scorpion swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Anderson counters with a one-two to the body.
Scorpion fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Anderson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Scorpion sizes up Anderson with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Anderson throws a head kick that misses
and Scorpion counters with a straight right hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Anderson throws a series of punches but Scorpion avoids them all with ease.
Brownie Anderson is winning the standup battle so far.
Scorpion jabs at Anderson's body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A combination from Anderson does no damage.
Anderson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Scorpion lands with a nice body punch.
Scorpion misses with an uppercut. Anderson saw that one coming.
Anderson tries to clinch up
and Scorpion counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Anderson thinking.
Scorpion fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Anderson manages to avoid it.
Anderson lands the left hand.
Scorpion ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Anderson moves away.
As Scorpion looks to move away, Anderson throws a big counter combo but Scorpion just gets out of the way.
Anderson tries a head kick but it misses.
Scorpion tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Anderson paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Scorpion closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Scorpion throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Scorpion misses with a straight left.
Anderson appears to be looking for a big counter.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jab, jab by Scorpion - just one landing.
Anderson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Scorpion is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Anderson.
Scorpion is looking to clinch.
Decent striking displayed by Scorpion there.
Anderson ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Scorpion dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

Anderson has closed the distance and engaged Scorpion in a clinch.
Scorpion tries to work over Anderson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Scorpion tries to work over Anderson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Anderson is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Scorpion is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Scorpion tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Anderson breaks the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Anderson clinches with his opponent.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Scorpion digs a right hand underneath Anderson's ribcage. Anderson let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Anderson tries to work over Scorpion's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Scorpion struggles to land a body shot inside as Anderson controls his hands.
Scorpion lands a right hand.
Scorpion tries to work over Anderson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Scorpion lands a hook that snaps the head of Anderson backwards.
Scorpion misses with a hook from the clinch.
Anderson throws a knee to the head but misses.
Anderson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Scorpion's elbow.
Scorpion misses with a body punch.
Scorpion digs a right hand into Anderson's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Anderson's gas tank.
Scorpion misses with a hook from the clinch.
Anderson tries to throw a body punch but Scorpion avoids it by throwing Anderson back against the cage.
Scorpion misses with a shot to the kidneys.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Kasey Scorpion will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Brownie Anderson's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Scorpion closes this distance looking for a takedown but Anderson circles away.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Scorpion is defended easily by Anderson.
Scorpion takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
A punch combination from Scorpion misses.
Anderson fails in his attempt to clinch.
Scorpion tries to close the distance and clinch but Anderson swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Anderson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Scorpion swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Anderson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Scorpion works Anderson's body with a nice hook.
Scorpion throws a nice looking combination but Anderson bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

Anderson closes the distance and pushes Scorpion back into the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Scorpion throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Andersons head.
Anderson tries a knee to the head but Scorpion blocks it.
Anderson tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Scorpion avoids it.
Scorpion swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Scorpion tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Anderson's elbow.
Scorpion goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Anderson blocks a body shot from Scorpion.
Anderson is trying to push Scorpion away but Scorpion has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Scorpion tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Anderson's elbow.
Scorpion lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Anderson throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Scorpion blocks it with crossed arms.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Anderson takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
A head punch on the inside from Scorpion fails to land.
Anderson tries to throw a body punch but Scorpion avoids it by throwing Anderson back against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Anderson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Scorpion lands a nice uppercut.
Scorpion lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Scorpion is leaning against Anderson and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Scorpion tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Scorpion lands an uppercut.
A frustrated look appears on Anderson's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Anderson is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Anderson wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Scorpion misses with a punch on the inside.
Scorpion lands a body punch in the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Anderson slowing the pace effectively.

Anderson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Scorpion takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Anderson slips under a jab.
It looked like Anderson was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Anderson tries for a takedown but Scorpion circles away easily
and Scorpion counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Anderson tries to clinch but Scorpion is having none of it.
Scorpion swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A slow jab from Scorpion misses its intended target.
No joy there for Anderson, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Anderson is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

Scorpion moves into range and clinches up with Anderson.
Scorpion swings wildly with an uppercut but Anderson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Scorpion scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Scorpion tries to work over Anderson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Scorpion swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Scorpion fails to land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.

Anderson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Scorpion throws out a loose jab but Anderson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Scorpion swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Scorpion rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Anderson moves out of range and avoids them all easily.

Anderson instigates a clinch.
Scorpion tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Anderson's elbow.
Scorpion throws a punch but it's blocked by Anderson.
Kasey Scorpion seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Anderson.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Scorpion lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Anderson taking a breather.
A right hand to the body from Scorpion.
Scorpion fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Scorpion fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Scorpion throws a punch but it's blocked by Anderson.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kasey Scorpion really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Brownie Anderson's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Anderson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Anderson shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Anderson attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.

Scorpion fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Anderson, pushing him back against the cage.
Scorpion lands a body shot in the clinch.
Anderson trying to land knees to the body.
Scorpion tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Anderson's elbow.
Scorpion tries to throw a body punch but Anderson avoids it by throwing Scorpion back against the cage.
Scorpion lands with a short shot to the head.
Anderson blocking some punches.
Scorpion misses with a shot to the kidneys.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice body punch from Scorpion.
Scorpion lands an uppercut.
Anderson letting Scorpion take a breather here.

Anderson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Scorpion throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Scorpion throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
A lazy left from Anderson finds it's target.
Anderson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Scorpion throws a lazy right hand but Anderson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Anderson sizes up Scorpion with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Anderson ducks under a wild hook from Scorpion.
Scorpion takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
A combination from Scorpion does no damage.
Anderson seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
A swing and a miss from Anderson.
Scorpion throws the left hand but Anderson avoids the punch easily.
Scorpion pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Anderson back to the cage. Scorpion follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Anderson tries to clinch but Scorpion moves out of range.
Scorpion lands a nice looking body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A combination from Anderson does no damage.
Anderson wants to clinch.

Anderson has Scorpion up against the cage in a clinch.
A frustrated look appears on Anderson's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Scorpion misses with a body punch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Scorpion.
Scorpion swings wildly with an uppercut but Anderson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Scorpion cracks Anderson with a nice body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Scorpion misses with a punch to the body.
Scorpion misses with some punches.
Anderson is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Scorpion pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Anderson blocks a body shot from Scorpion.
Scorpion lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Anderson.
Scorpion misses with a body punch.
Scorpion misses with a body punch.
Scorpion working aggressively here.
Anderson prevents a body shot from Scorpion.
Anderson is trying to maintain a safe position but Scorpion gets an underhook and turns Anderson into the cage.
Scorpion goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Scorpion working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Anderson tries to stall but Scorpion uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Scorpion working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Anderson tries to break free but Scorpion pushes him back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Scorpion swings wildly with an uppercut but Anderson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Scorpion misses with the head strike.
Scorpion tries to work over Anderson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Scorpion keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Anderson's efforts to push away.

Anderson manages to break the clinch.
Anderson ducks under a wild hook from Scorpion.
Anderson swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Scorpion checks a leg kick.
Scorpion misses with a left hand
and Anderson counters with an inside leg kick.
Scorpion is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Anderson.
A shot to the body from Scorpion misses
and Scorpion takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Scorpion throws a body shot but no joy.
Scorpion has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kasey Scorpion dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Brownie Anderson's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Anderson avoids the body shot from Scorpion.
Anderson throws a right and a left that Scorpion avoids nicely.
Scorpion looks to score with a jab to the body but Anderson is just out of range.
Anderson misses with a hook to the body
and Scorpion connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Scorpion blocks a head kick by Anderson.
Scorpion checks the leg kick.
Scorpion takes a jab right on the kisser.
Scorpion tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Anderson defends well and Scorpion ends up having to push Anderson into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Scorpion scores with a hook to the body. Anderson takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Anderson misses with a low kick as Scorpion jumps back.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Anderson scores with a kick to the midsection.
Anderson is looking to slow Scorpion down with leg kicks.

Anderson clinches.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Anderson feints and then cracks Scorpion's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Scorpion down.
Scorpion misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Anderson.
Scorpion rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Anderson moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Scorpion looks to land a combination but Anderson avoids it well.
A looping hook to the body misses from Scorpion. Anderson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Anderson jabs at Scorpion's body.

Anderson moves into the clinch successfully.
Scorpion tries a body shot but Anderson blocks it.
Anderson is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.

Anderson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Scorpion throws a poor cross that misses
and Anderson counters with a one-two to the body.
Anderson throws a sloppy head kick and Scorpion moves out of range easily.
Anderson is looking to slow Scorpion down with leg kicks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Anderson!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Anderson slips a straight right by Scorpion.
Scorpion misses with a wild body shot.
Anderson scores with a leg kick.

Scorpion shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Anderson is trying to maintain the position but Scorpion is very close to passing his half guard.
Anderson is trying to stand.
Anderson wants to get back to full guard.
Anderson trying to control but Scorpion postures up.
Scorpion is trying to control. Anderson wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Scorpion controlling the action here.
Scorpion stops Anderson from getting back to his feet.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Scorpion content to control rather than advance.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Scorpion looks to land a right hand but Anderson moved out of range.
Brownie Anderson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Anderson misses with a double jab.
A countering left hand to the body from Scorpion misses.
Scorpion scores with a nice right hand.
Anderson throws a low kick, looking for Scorpion's leg but Scorpion calmly moves out of range.

Scorpion rushes Anderson and presses him up against the cage.
Scorpion misses with a punch to the body.

Anderson breaks the clinch.

Anderson rushes Scorpion and presses him up against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Anderson is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Scorpion is keeping busy.
Scorpion keeps control of Anderson as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Anderson misses with a short punch on the inside.

Anderson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Scorpion lands with an overhand left.
Scorpion throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
An inside leg kick lands from Anderson.
Scorpion steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Anderson. That one must have hurt.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Anderson throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Scorpion swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Scorpion smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Anderson throws a leg kick but Scorpion sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Scorpion looks to land a combination but Anderson avoids it well.
Kasey Scorpion is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Scorpion takes a swing at Anderson's ribcage but misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brownie Anderson showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Scorpion has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Steve Smith scores the fight 47:49
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 47:49
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Kasey Scorpion!

Kasey Scorpion is the new lightweight champion!
A relieved looking Kasey Scorpion thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
In defeat, Brownie Anderson stepped up to the mic, saying 'Hats off to my opponent. I chose to come and bang and he was the better man tonight. You live by the sword, you die by the sword. '.
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Event: OC! KT 9     
Date:   Dec 29, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight kickboxing rules bout between Alistair Spong (ranked 15133 p4p, 103 weight class) and Kusal Perera (ranked 21059 p4p, 106 weight class). Spong kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is 2Pac - I'm A Soldier (Echale Mojo Remix) . These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

195 cm
37
237 lbs
33 - 18 - 1
193 cm
26
240 lbs
17 - 6 - 0

World class boxer
Insanely flexible

Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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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 33 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Alistair Spong!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kusal Perera!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Richard Clark and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Spong defending well as Perera loads up on a big left hand.
Spong misses with a hook.
Spong is looking to clinch.
Spong connects with a solid leg kick.
Nice uppercut there from Perera.
Spong swings for the body but Perera moves out of range.
Perera throws out a counter right but Spong avoids it with no problem.
Spong tries to clinch
enabling Perera to counter with a crisp jab.
Spong lands a head kick. Perera smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Spong is looking to slow Perera down with leg kicks.
Spong shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Perera eats them both and turns towards Spong to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Nice body punch from Spong.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A big left from Perera misses.
Spong uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Perera.
Spong ducks under a wild hook from Perera.

Spong closes the distance and clinches.
Perera lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Perera lands a body punch.
Spong lands a knee to the head.

It looks like Kusal Perera has been cut.
Perera misses with the head strike.
Spong tries a body shot but Perera blocks it.
A short right from Spong.
Perera working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Spong is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Perera is defending well for now.
A head punch on the inside from Perera fails to land.
Perera fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Perera throws a head punch that misses.
Perera lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Perera misses with a punch to the body.
Spong softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Spong lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Perera scores with a hook to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Spong blocks a punch to the side of the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Perera creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A right hand to the body from Perera.
Spong is breathing heavily.
Perera lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Spong blocks a body shot from Perera.
Perera misses with a hook to the ribs.
Spong tries to work over Perera's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Perera misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short right from Perera on the inside.
Perera tries a body shot but Spong blocks it.
Perera tries a body shot but Spong blocks it.
A right hand to the body from Perera.
Perera stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Perera misses with a body punch.
Perera goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Perera throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Spongs head.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Spong.
A shot in the inside from Perera.
Spong lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Perera misses with a punch to the body.
Spong makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Spong.
Spong swings away with an uppercut that misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Perera throws a punch but it's blocked by Spong.
Perera working aggressively here.
Perera makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Perera swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Perera throws a head punch that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Kusal Perera will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Kusal Perera's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Spong shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

Spong closes the distance and clinches.
Spong is leaning against Perera and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Spong working aggressively here.
Spong tries to throw a body punch but Perera avoids it by throwing Spong back against the cage.
Perera struggles to land a body shot inside as Spong controls his hands.
Perera has a couple of punches blocked by Spong.
Perera lands with a light punch inside.
Spong lands a shoulder strike.
Spong misses with a body punch.
Spong lands with a right to the head.
Spong misses with some punches.
A nice right hand lands inside from Perera.
Perera misses with a body punch.
Nice body punch from Perera - that landed with a thud.
Perera lands a left hand that snaps the head of Spong backwards.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Perera digs a right hand into Spong's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Spong's gas tank.
Perera scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Perera working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Perera has a couple of punches blocked by Spong.
A right handed body shot lands from Perera.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right from Perera on the inside.
Perera working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Perera lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Perera working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Spong takes a shot to the head.
Perera lands a nice uppercut.
Perera lands with a right to the head.
Perera lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Perera scores with a shoulder strike.
Perera working some nice short punches in the clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Perera lands a body shot.
Perera lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Perera lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Perera lands a hook to the side of the head.
Perera misses with a hook from the clinch.
Perera throws a head punch that misses.
Perera goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Perera scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Spong.
Perera blocks an uppercut.
Spong tries to work over Perera's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short left from Perera.
Spong has a couple of punches blocked by Perera.
Perera works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Perera tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Perera goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Perera lands with a short shot to the head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Perera.
Perera has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Perera lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Spong backwards.
A right hook to the body lands for Perera.
Perera misses with a short punch on the inside.
Perera makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Perera works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Perera lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Perera digs a right hand into Spong's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Spong's gas tank.
Perera lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Perera swings wildly with an uppercut but Spong uses good head movement to avoid it.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Perera lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Spong or not.
Kusal Perera seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
A nice right hand lands inside from Perera.
Perera tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Spong's elbow.
Perera on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Spong ducks into a a hook from Perera and goes down! He looks in a bit of a mess; will he beat the count?! 4,5,6,7,8 - he's up and looking to carry on! The referee looks into his eyes and sees that he's OK to continue!
Alistair Spong has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

Perera cracks Spong with a left hand that drops him to the canvas, up against the cage! Can Spong get back up in time? 3, 4, 5, 6, 7... he's on one knee... 8, 9... he's up! 'Walk towards me' says the referee. Spong looks steady enough to continue so we're going to continue!

Spong is rocked!

It looks like Alistair Spong has been cut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Perera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Oh Spong is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
A nice inside leg kick there by Spong. That's going to slow Perera down.
Spong seems to have got his legs back now.

Perera scores a flash knockdown with a right hook that drops Spong to his hands and knees! The ref pushes Perera away as he looks to land an illegal blow. Spong got an extra few seconds to recover there, which could have made all the differences as he stumbles back to his feet. The referee looks into his eyes and decides to allow the bout to continue. Can he survive?!
Perera misses the jab.
Spong slips a jab and a cross from Perera.
Spong moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.

Spong has closed the distance and engaged Perera in a clinch.
Spong blocking some punches.
Perera can't find room to land a body shot as Spong controls the action.
Spong lands a shoulder strike.
Perera makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Perera.
Perera works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A left hand lands to the body for Perera.
Perera has a couple of punches blocked by Spong.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Perera works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A nice right hand lands inside from Perera.
Perera lands a right hand.
Perera lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Spong.
Perera lands a body shot in the clinch.
Perera tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Perera misses with a hook from the clinch.
Perera lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Perera throws a punch but it's blocked by Spong.
Perera tries to work over Spong's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Perera tries a body shot but Spong blocks it.
Spong has a couple of punches blocked by Perera.
Perera struggles to land a body shot inside as Spong controls his hands.
Perera lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Spong backwards.
Perera fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Spong swings wildly with an uppercut but Perera uses good head movement to avoid it.
Perera tries to work over Spong's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Spong throws a punch but it's blocked by Perera.
I was talking to Spong's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Perera scores with a hook to the body.
Spong blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Perera doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Perera prevents a body shot from Spong.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Spong blocking some punches.
A hook to the body from Perera.
A hook to the body from Perera.
Perera misses with a hook to the ribs.
Perera lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Perera fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Perera throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Perera throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Spongs head.
Still in the clinch, Perera scores with a nice short uppercut.
Perera lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Nice body punch from Perera - that landed with a thud.
Perera swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Perera lands a left hand.
A shot in the inside from Perera.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Perera is leaning against Spong and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A nice left hand lands by Perera.
A shot in the inside from Perera.
Perera can't find room to land a body shot as Spong controls the action.
Kusal Perera is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Spong has a couple of punches blocked by Perera.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kusal Perera comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Perera 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 Chris Edwards scores the fight 24:30
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 24:30
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 24:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kusal Perera!

During a confident post fight interview, Kusal Perera thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
Alistair Spong spoke after the fight, saying 'Damn, got caught napping.'.
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Event: Syn 611 Slice vs St. Georges     
Date:   Dec 29, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Kimbo Slice (ranked 16 p4p, 2 weight class) and Pierre St. Georges (ranked 145 p4p, 24 weight class). St. Georges is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Jiu Jitsu. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

202 cm
30
270 lbs
28 - 6 - 1
193 cm
31
265 lbs
18 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kimbo Slice!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Pierre St. Georges!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Andrew Berry and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Slice lands with a shot to the body.
Slice slips under a jab.
Slice connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
St. Georges swings and misses with a shot to the body
letting Slice counter with a right hand.

Slice lands a big right hand that sends St. Georges crashing to the mat! Slice stays standing though and waves St. Georges back to his feet!

St. Georges is rocked!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
St. Georges moves out of range as Slice strikes.
St. Georges misses with a left hand
and Slice counters with a low kick, right behind St. Georges 's knee.
St. Georges scores with a hook.
St. Georges connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Slice throws a nice outside leg kick.
Slice throws a jab but it's blocked by St. Georges.
St. Georges looks like he wants to counter punch here.
St. Georges missing with a left hand there. Slice was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Slice fires out a quick counter leg kick but St. Georges just manages to avoid it.
Slice comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Slice scores with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
St. Georges throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Slice sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Slice connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between St. Georges's hands.
Slice rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and St. Georges counters with a straight right hand.
A head kick misses from Slice.
Slice throws a poor cross that misses
enabling St. Georges to counter with a crisp jab.
Slice sizes up St. Georges with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Slice.

Slice drops St. Georges with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but St. Georges looks back up at him and smiles so Slice waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed.
St. Georges is still on wobbly legs! Can Slice finish him?
This has been an exciting period of action!
St. Georges misses with an uppercut
and Slice scores with a counter punch that sends St. Georges to the canvas! Slice smells blood - he's punishing St. Georges with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! St. Georges has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:46 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Kimbo Slice!
Kimbo Slice retains his heavyweight title!
Kimbo Slice bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: DUEL 203     
Date:   Dec 29, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Mathew Ridgeway (ranked 196 p4p, 29 weight class) and Lazy Bastard (ranked 887 p4p, 112 weight class). Ridgeway's entrance music is The Forgotten War. A fine choice. Lazy Bastard will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

174 cm
37
159 lbs
37 - 16 - 1
190 cm
24
162 lbs
19 - 10 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Mathew Ridgeway!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazy Bastard!
The judges for this bout are Steve Montenegro, Lou da Vinci and Bruno Lombardi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
An inside leg kick lands from Ridgeway.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bastard. Ridgeway does a little dance to reset his feet.
An inside leg kick lands from Ridgeway.
Ridgeway 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.
Bastard tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ridgeway lands a leg kick that knocks Bastard off balance momentarily.
Bastard lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Ridgeway slips a jab and a cross from Bastard.
Ridgeway avoids the body shot from Bastard.
Bastard avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Bastard throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Bastard is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ridgeway scores with a leg kick.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Bastard avoids a kick to the body.
Ridgeway uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bastard.
A thudding body kick lands there by Ridgeway!
Bastard rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Ridgeway moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Ridgeway misses with an attempted mid kick.
Bastard misses with an uppercut.
Ridgeway with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Ridgeway misses with a low kick.
Ridgeway scores with a decent looking hook.
A bone on bone clash there as Bastard blocks the leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Ridgeway.
Ridgeway connects with a leg kick. Bastard looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ridgeway connects with a solid leg kick.
Ridgeway tries a low kick but Bastard avoids it.
Bastard let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Bastard looks to land a right hand but Ridgeway moved out of range.
Nice body kick there by Ridgeway.
Bastard misses with a jab, cross combination.
Ridgeway lands a nice looking body shot.
Ridgeway cracks Bastard with a good jab.
Ridgeway scoring well with a low kick there.
Bastard takes one to the chin there.
Bastard sizes up Ridgeway with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Ridgeway catches Bastard with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Bastard stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Ridgeway.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bastard misses with a straight left.
Bastard with a nice cross.
Bastard throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Bastard looks to land a combination but Ridgeway avoids it well.
Bastard misses with a series of wild punches.
Bastard throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Ridgeway lets loose with a powerful body kick. Bastard will feel that in the morning.
Bastard throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Good leg kick by Ridgeway there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bastard tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Nice defenses there by Ridgeway.
Ridgeway displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Bastard throws out the jab.
Bastard looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Ridgeway throwing a counter right hand but Bastard manages to avoid it.
Bastard throws a hook to the side of Ridgeway's head but Ridgeway sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
As Bastard backs away, Ridgeway returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Ridgeway takes one to the chin there.
Bastard's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Bastard lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Ridgeway looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Ridgeway feints and then cracks Bastard's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Bastard down.
Bastard throws the left hand but Ridgeway avoids the punch easily.
Ridgeway chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Ridgeway keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ridgeway avoids a punch combination nicely.
Ridgeway connects with a leg kick. Bastard looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Bastard on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Ridgeway feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Bastard's calf.
Ridgeway throws a nice inside leg kick.
Bastard throws a shot from downtown. Ridgeway moves away and avoids it.
Ridgeway uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Bastard.
Ridgeway uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Bastard.
Ridgeway quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Bastard scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bastard takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Bastard misses with a series of wild punches.
Ridgeway ducks under a wild hook from Bastard.
Ridgeway feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Ridgeway looks to score with a jab to the body but Bastard is just out of range.
Bastard takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Bastard 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.
Bastard misses with an uppercut. Ridgeway saw that one coming.
Some wild striking there from Bastard.
Ridgeway throws a body shot but no joy.
Ridgeway lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Ridgeway missing with a left hand there. Bastard was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Bastard throws a right and a left that Ridgeway avoids nicely.
Bastard avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Bastard connects with a jab.
Nice body kick from Ridgeway.
Ridgeway scores with a leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A slow jab from Bastard misses its intended target.
Ridgeway is looking to counter punch.
Ridgeway scores with a shot to the body.
Bastard throws the left hand but Ridgeway avoids the punch easily.
Bastard uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ridgeway.
A slow jab from Ridgeway misses its intended target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bastard will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Ridgeway staying out of range there.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Ridgeway, right into the meat.
Bastard throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Ridgeway.
Ridgeway ducks under a wild hook from Bastard.
Ridgeway lands a glancing blow to the side of Bastard's head.
Bastard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ridgeway misses with a body kick.
Bastard thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ridgeway scores with the left hand. Bastard knows he should have avoided that one.
Bastard throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Bastard throws a poor cross that misses
and Ridgeway counters with a thumping low kick.
Bastard bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Ridgeway's head.
Ridgeway cracks Bastard with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Bastard misses with a few strikes there.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Ridgeway feints and then cracks Bastard's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Bastard down.
Ridgeway moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Ridgeway stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Ridgeway takes a swing at Bastard's ribcage but misses.
Ridgeway turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Bastard takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
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 Mathew Ridgeway will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Ridgeway connects with a leg kick. Bastard looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Bastard uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
A good leg kick by Ridgeway.
Bastard misses with an uppercut.
A big left from Bastard misses.
Mathew Ridgeway is winning the standup battle so far.
Bastard takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Bastard throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Bastard misses the shot to the body.
Ridgeway bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Bastard will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Ridgeway ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Bastard misses with an uppercut. Ridgeway saw that one coming.
Ridgeway lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Bastard at a distance.
Bastard throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Ridgeway.
Bastard throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ridgeway turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Bastard misses with a jab, cross combination.
Ridgeway throws a nice inside leg kick.
Bastard rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ridgeway counters with a nice low kick that buckles Bastard's knee momentarily.
Bastard throws a hook to the side of Ridgeway's head but Ridgeway sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Ridgeway tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Bastard manages to circle out of the way.
A slapping leg kick lands for Ridgeway.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ridgeway showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Bastard.
Ridgeway jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Sloppy strikes from Bastard. Those never looked like landing.
Ridgeway moves out of range as Bastard strikes.
Bastard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ridgeway moves away.
Bastard missing with a left hand there. Ridgeway was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Bastard misses with a double jab.
Ridgeway fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Bastard.
Bastard works over Ridgeway's head and body with a nice combination.
Bastard lands a nice looking body shot.
Ridgeway fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Bastard.
Bastard's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Ridgeway connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Bastard scrambles back to his feet.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ridgeway 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.
Ridgeway's corner calls for a 1-2. Ridgeway obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Ridgeway delivers a nice body kick.
Bastard tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ridgeway throws a front kick aimed at Bastard's knee but Bastard avoids it well.
Bastard swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ridgeway lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Bastard throws a right hand that misses
letting Ridgeway counter with a right hand.
Ridgeway misses with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ridgeway thows a body kick. Bastard tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Good shot there by Ridgeway.
Ridgeway lunges at Bastard with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Bastard's hand.
Bastard has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Ridgeway.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Ridgeway.
Ridgeway clobbers Bastard with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Lazy Bastard is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Bastard fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Ridgeway on the side of the head.
Ridgeway walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Bastard checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Bastard misses with a wild body shot.
Bastard pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Bastard takes one to the chin there.
Bastard misses the shot to the body.
Bastard misses with a right hand
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Bastard rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Ridgeway moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
A big left from Ridgeway misses.
As Ridgeway backs off Bastard throws a huge counter combo but Ridgeway manages to avoid it all.
A punch combination from Bastard misses.
Bastard swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Ridgeway counters with a nice leg kick.
Ridgeway scoring well with a low kick there.
Bastard throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Ridgeway lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Ridgeway keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Ridgeway looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bastard slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Ridgeway jabs Bastard right on the nose. Bastard blinks but takes it well.
Bastard takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Some wild striking there from Ridgeway.
Ridgeway misses with a body kick.
A thudding body kick lands there by Ridgeway!
Ridgeway just misses with a punch to the body.
Ridgeway bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Bastard checks a low kick from Ridgeway.
Bastard has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Ridgeway wants to land a leg kick but Bastard is out of range.
Bastard jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ridgeway lands a jab to the nose.
Ridgeway scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bastard. Ridgeway does a little dance to reset his feet.
A shot to the liver by Bastard. Beautiful body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bastard is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Bastard waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ridgeway.
Bastard rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Ridgeway moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Ridgeway throws a body shot but no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ridgeway scores with a decent looking hook.
Bastard keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ridgeway.
Bastard on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Bastard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nice jab there from Ridgeway.
Ridgeway moves out of range of the strikes.
Nice defenses there by Ridgeway.
Ridgeway throws a good cross that connects.
Ridgeway thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Bastard if he has to take too many more of those.
Bastard misses with a looping left.
Bastard moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Ridgeway works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Bastard keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bastard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ridgeway manages to avoid it.
Ridgeway throws a nice outside leg kick.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Bastard throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Ridgeway with a nice cross.
Bastard thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ridgeway swings for the body but Bastard moves out of range.
Bastard steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Ridgeway. That one must have hurt.
Ridgeway thumps Bastard with a low kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ridgeway lands with a thumping leg kick.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Bastard might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Ridgeway has got the better of the exchanges.
A jab from Ridgeway does it's job there.
Bastard throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Ridgeway.
Ridgeway throws a leg kick which misses Bastard's front leg but catches the back leg as Bastard tries to avoid it.
Ridgeway cracks the inside of Bastard's front leg.
Ridgeway throws a hook but Bastard blocks it.
Good shot there by Ridgeway.
Ridgeway avoids the body shot from Bastard.
Ridgeway chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Ridgeway connects with an inside leg kick.
Ridgeway moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Bastard blocks the body kick.
Bastard throws a counter combo.
Bastard looks to land a left hand but Ridgeway moved out of range nicely.
A quick step to the side and Ridgeway tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ridgeway looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ridgeway lands with a right hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ridgeway slips a jab from Bastard.
Ridgeway throws a solid leg kick but Bastard takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Ridgeway.
Ridgeway lands a head shot.
Ridgeway slips under a jab.
Bastard throws a shot from downtown. Ridgeway moves away and avoids it.
Bastard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ridgeway is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Bastard can do to turn this around?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bastard stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Ridgeway dodges the punch combination from Bastard.
Ridgeway goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Bastard misses with a double jab
letting Ridgeway counter with a right hand.
Ridgeway misses with a wild body shot.
Ridgeway moves away from the strike by Bastard.
Bastard throws the left hand but Ridgeway avoids the punch easily.
A nice inside leg kick there by Ridgeway. That's going to slow Bastard down.
Bastard looks to score with a jab to the body but Ridgeway is just out of range.
A left and a right from Bastard both land. Nice combination.
Bastard takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Ridgeway connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ridgeway pushes Bastard away with a front kick.
Bastard swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bastard misses with a hook
and Ridgeway finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Bastard throws a body shot but no joy.
Ridgeway ducks under a wild hook from Bastard.
A swing and a miss from Bastard.
A counter left hand to the body from Ridgeway misses its target.
Bastard scores with a jab.
Lazy Bastard has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ridgeway throws a leg kick which misses Bastard's front leg but catches the back leg as Bastard tries to avoid it.
Ridgeway turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Ridgeway thumps Bastard with a low kick.
Bastard chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ridgeway can pounce on him.
Ridgeway throws a hook but Bastard blocks it.
Bastard is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ridgeway.
Ridgeway displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Bastard throws out the jab.
Ridgeway throws a quick inside leg kick.
Ridgeway getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Bastard throws out a loose jab but Ridgeway uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ridgeway getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
A big right from Bastard misses.
A good leg kick by Ridgeway.
Bastard swinging wildly here.
An inside leg kick lands from Ridgeway.
Bastard throws a body punch but Ridgeway moves out of range.
Ridgeway feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Ridgeway wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Bastard will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ridgeway defending well as Bastard loads up on a big left hand.
Ridgeway connects with an inside leg kick.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Ridgeway. Bastard shrugs it off though.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ridgeway.
Bastard lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Bastard displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ridgeway throws out the jab.
Ridgeway swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A nice leg kick lands there from Ridgeway.
Bastard misses with a hook. Ridgeway ducked under it nicely.
Bastard misses with a right hand
and Ridgeway counters with an inside leg kick.
A jab from Ridgeway does it's job there.
Ridgeway is looking to slow Bastard down with leg kicks.
A slapping leg kick lands for Ridgeway.
Ridgeway jabs Bastard right on the nose. Bastard blinks but takes it well.
Ridgeway slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ridgeway ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bastard moves away.
A solid leg kick lands there for Ridgeway.
Bastard throws out a loose jab but Ridgeway uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ridgeway displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Bastard throws out the jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ridgeway dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Bastard fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Bastard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ridgeway manages to avoid it.
Bastard scores with a body shot.
Mathew Ridgeway is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Ridgeway connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Jab by Ridgeway.
No joy there for Bastard, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Nice body punch from Ridgeway.
Bastard swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A nice inside leg kick there by Ridgeway. That's going to slow Bastard down.
Bastard throws a looping overhand right but Ridgeway ducks down to avoid it.
Bastard takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Ridgeway connects with a solid leg kick.
Bastard scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Bastard's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Ridgeway connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Bastard scrambles back to his feet.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bastard stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Ridgeway.
Bastard throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ridgeway tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Bastard manages to circle out of the way.
Ridgeway catches Bastard with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Bastard looks to land a left hand but Ridgeway moved out of range nicely.
Ridgeway connects with a solid leg kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
Mathew Ridgeway showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Ridgeway 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 Steve Montenegro scores the fight 30:28
Judge Lou da Vinci scores the fight 30:27
Judge Bruno Lombardi scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Mathew Ridgeway!

Mathew Ridgeway retains his lightweight title!
Our winner, Mathew Ridgeway, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: EFC Fernando vs DeSilva     
Date:   Dec 29, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Adolfo Fernando (ranked 1013 p4p, 150 weight class) and Antonio Mauricio DeSilva (ranked 473 p4p, 72 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

207 cm
28
219 lbs
13 - 9 - 0
200 cm
27
210 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 13 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Adolfo Fernando!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Antonio Mauricio DeSilva!
The judges for this bout are Franklyn Lucas, Reed Andrews and Lou da Vinci.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

DeSilva fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Fernando, pushing him back against the cage.
Fernando letting DeSilva take a breather here.
Fernando is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Fernando prevents a body shot from DeSilva.
DeSilva lands a left hand.
DeSilva lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
DeSilva misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Fernando.
Fernando throws a head punch that misses.
DeSilva tries to work over Fernando's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Fernando throws a head punch that misses.
DeSilva tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
DeSilva leaning his opponent against the cage.
DeSilva is trying to maintain a safe position but Fernando gets an underhook and turns DeSilva into the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
DeSilva goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
DeSilva misses with a punch to the body.
DeSilva blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short right from Fernando.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fernando lands a left hand that snaps the head of DeSilva backwards.
DeSilva misses with a hook to the ribs.
A right hook to the body lands for DeSilva.

Fernando breaks the clinch.
DeSilva throws a head kick that misses
and Fernando counters with a left to the body.
Fernando checks the leg kick nicely there.
A nice leg kick lands there from DeSilva.
DeSilva goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Fernando really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
DeSilva tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Fernando was well out of range. Poor timing from DeSilva.
DeSilva fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Fernando.
Fernando fails in his attempt to clinch.
That kick from DeSilva tenderised Fernando's leg. Fernando is trying to keep his angry face on.
A head kick by DeSilva misses
and Fernando counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
DeSilva throws an off balance right hand
and Fernando counters with a straight right hand.
DeSilva throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Fernando gets in close and instigates a clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
DeSilva misses with a short punch on the inside.
Fernando scores with a nice hook to the head.
DeSilva tries a body shot but Fernando blocks it.
Fernando lands a right hand that snaps the head of DeSilva backwards.
Fernando blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Fernando misses with the head strike.
A hook to the body from DeSilva.
DeSilva working aggressively here.
DeSilva tries to stall but Fernando uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
The referee is keeping an eye on DeSilva - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Fernando working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Fernando blocks a body shot from DeSilva.
Fernando prevents a body shot from DeSilva.
DeSilva scores with an uppercut up the middle.
DeSilva struggles to land a body shot inside as Fernando controls his hands.

Fernando's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
DeSilva looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
DeSilva lands with a thumping leg kick.
DeSilva misses with a body shot
and Fernando counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
The fight stays on the outside here - Fernando looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
DeSilva fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

DeSilva has Fernando up against the cage in a clinch.
Nice body punch from DeSilva.
DeSilva tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Fernando's elbow.
Fernando lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
DeSilva tries to throw a body punch but Fernando avoids it by throwing DeSilva back against the cage.
DeSilva misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
DeSilva lands on the inside with an uppercut.
DeSilva slows down the pace here.
A short right from DeSilva.
Fernando throws a blind hook that connects with the side of DeSilvas head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
DeSilva taking a breather.
DeSilva is trying to maintain a safe position but Fernando gets an underhook and turns DeSilva into the cage.
DeSilva works on Fernando's body with a couple of short punches.
DeSilva lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Fernando backwards.
DeSilva misses with a body punch.

Fernando manages to break the clinch.

DeSilva closes the distance and pushes Fernando back into the cage.
DeSilva tries a body shot but Fernando blocks it.
DeSilva throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Fernandos head.
DeSilva swings away with an uppercut that misses.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, DeSilva creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Antonio Mauricio DeSilva 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.



DeSilva closes the distance and clinches.
Fernando blocks a punch to the side of the head.
DeSilva has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Fernando seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if DeSilva can turn it around.
DeSilva lands with a short punch from the clinch.
DeSilva tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Fernando's elbow.

Fernando manages to break the clinch.
DeSilva ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by DeSilva.
Fernando checks a leg kick nicely.
Fernando fails with an attempt to clinch.

Fernando tries to keep at a distance but DeSilva has taken the fight into the clinch.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
DeSilva scores with a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
DeSilva throws a head punch that misses.
DeSilva struggles to land a body shot inside as Fernando controls his hands.
DeSilva lands a right hand that snaps the head of Fernando backwards.
DeSilva lands a left hand.
DeSilva blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Fernando breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
DeSilva tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
DeSilva looks for the body kick but Fernando saw that one coming.
DeSilva tries to clinch there but Fernando circles away.

DeSilva darts in and clinches Fernando up against the cage.
DeSilva keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Fernando's efforts to push away.
Still in the clinch, DeSilva scores with a nice short uppercut.
Fernando wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Fernando blocks a body shot from DeSilva.
DeSilva fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Fernando working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A head punch blocked on the inside by DeSilva.

DeSilva breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
DeSilva throws a sloppy head kick and Fernando moves out of range easily.
Fernando seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
DeSilva tried to score with a low kick but Fernando checks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
DeSilva pushes Fernando away with a front kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from DeSilva. Fernando does a little dance to reset his feet.
Adolfo Fernando is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
DeSilva swings for the body but Fernando moves out of range.

DeSilva moves into the clinch.
DeSilva tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Fernando's elbow.
DeSilva works on Fernando's body with a couple of short punches.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fernando wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but DeSilva has him pressed against the cage.
A frustrated look appears on Fernando's face as he tries to break the clinch.
A short right from DeSilva.
DeSilva throws a punch but it's blocked by Fernando.
DeSilva lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
DeSilva taking a breather.
DeSilva misses with a body punch.
DeSilva working aggressively here.
DeSilva tries a body shot but Fernando blocks it.
DeSilva lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Fernando blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fernando tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
DeSilva tries to work over Fernando's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
The referee calls for DeSilva to work.
DeSilva has a couple of punches blocked by Fernando.
A short right from DeSilva on the inside.
DeSilva tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Fernando pushes DeSilva back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
DeSilva displaying some good clinch control by pressing Fernando up against the cage.
DeSilva tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Fernando blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Fernando's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
DeSilva tries to close the distance and clinch but Fernando swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Fernando throws a quick counter kick to the body but DeSilva avoids it.
DeSilva dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Fernando. That did some damage!
DeSilva misses with a head kick.
Fernando seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fernando takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
DeSilva fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

DeSilva fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Fernando, pushing him back against the cage.

Fernando escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
DeSilva scores with a jab to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fernando tries to clinch there but DeSilva circles away.
DeSilva throws a nice inside leg kick.
We've been told by Fernando's head coaches at LOD Gym of the Gods that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Fernando.
DeSilva misses with a body shot.
Fernando is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
DeSilva works Fernando's body with a nice hook.
DeSilva throws a body shot but no joy.
Fernando throws a counter high kick but DeSilva was just alert enough to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


DeSilva throws a head kick that misses.
DeSilva throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.

DeSilva moves into the clinch.
Antonio Mauricio DeSilva seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Fernando lands a body shot in the clinch.
Fernando blocks a body shot from DeSilva.
A short right from Fernando.
Fernando blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Fernando prevents a body shot from DeSilva.
DeSilva tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
DeSilva doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Fernando pushes DeSilva back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
DeSilva prevents a body shot from Fernando.
DeSilva fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
DeSilva throws a punch but it's blocked by Fernando.
DeSilva takes a shot to the head.
Fernando swings wildly with an uppercut but DeSilva uses good head movement to avoid it.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
DeSilva lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
DeSilva lands on the inside with an uppercut.
DeSilva tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Fernando's elbow.
Fernando blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A nice left hand lands by Fernando.
A head punch on the inside from Fernando fails to land.
Fernando has a couple of punches blocked by DeSilva.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Fernando.
Fernando wants to break free but DeSilva has control.
Fernando takes a shot to the head.
Fernando misses with some punches.
Fernando throws a head punch that misses.
DeSilva blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short uppercut from Fernando.
DeSilva lands a right hand.
Fernando lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of DeSilva backwards.
DeSilva tries to work over Fernando's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fernando is trying to break the clinch but DeSilva is controlling him.
Fernando misses with a short punch on the inside.
DeSilva swings wildly with an uppercut but Fernando uses good head movement to avoid it.
DeSilva tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Fernando's elbow.
DeSilva lands with a short punch from the clinch.
DeSilva goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Fernando misses with a punch on the inside.
DeSilva lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for DeSilva.
Fernando tries to break free but DeSilva pushes him back against the cage.
DeSilva leaning his opponent against the cage.
DeSilva stalling in the clinch.
Fernando swings wildly with an uppercut but DeSilva uses good head movement to avoid it.
DeSilva lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fernando misses with a hook from the clinch.
DeSilva lands with a short head shot on the inside.
DeSilva lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Fernando or not.

DeSilva manages to break the clinch.
DeSilva ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fernando moves away.
DeSilva fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Fernando has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
A right-left combo lands from Fernando.
Fernando tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but DeSilva paws at him with a jab and circles away.
DeSilva tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
DeSilva looks to land a right hand but Fernando moved out of range.
DeSilva fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Fernando has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

Fernando clinches with his opponent.
DeSilva working some nice short punches in the clinch.
DeSilva working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
DeSilva lands a body punch in the clinch.
DeSilva struggles to land a body shot inside as Fernando controls his hands.
DeSilva tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Fernando's elbow.
A quick uppercut on the inside from DeSilva.
DeSilva blocks a punch to the side of the head.
DeSilva lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
DeSilva scores with a shoulder strike.
DeSilva fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Fernando lands with a short shot to the head.
DeSilva doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
DeSilva lands a right hand that snaps the head of Fernando backwards.
A right hand to the body from Fernando.
Fernando blocks a body shot from DeSilva.
DeSilva tries a body shot but Fernando blocks it.
Fernando lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
DeSilva is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
DeSilva tries to throw a body punch but Fernando avoids it by throwing DeSilva back against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Antonio Mauricio DeSilva really dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.



DeSilva rushes Fernando and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Fernando blocks an uppercut.
DeSilva misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Fernando breaks from the clinch.
DeSilva throws a sloppy head kick and Fernando moves out of range easily.
DeSilva attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
DeSilva keeps the fight on the outside.
DeSilva throws a head kick but Fernando moves out of range.
DeSilva tries a head kick but it misses.

DeSilva fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Fernando, pushing him back against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Fernando.
DeSilva lands a nice shot to the body.
Fernando misses with a short punch on the inside.
Fernando blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Fernando fails to land.
DeSilva tries a body shot but Fernando blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A right handed body shot lands from Fernando.
Fernando blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Fernando lands a hook to the side of the head.
Fernando throws a punch but it's blocked by DeSilva.
DeSilva'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.
DeSilva blocks an uppercut.
Fernando blocking some punches.

DeSilva breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
DeSilva tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Fernando went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
DeSilva misses with a low kick.
DeSilva avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
DeSilva pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Fernando tries to clinch but DeSilva is having none of it.
DeSilva is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Fernando rather than just go for the knockout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
DeSilva throws a hook but Fernando avoids it easily.
As DeSilva looks to move away, Fernando throws a big counter combo but DeSilva just gets out of the way.
Fernando misses with a head kick.
Fernando tries to clinch but DeSilva moves out of range.
DeSilva throws out a counter right but Fernando avoids it with no problem.
Fernando tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Antonio Mauricio DeSilva seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Fernando clinches up with DeSilva and pushes him back against the cage.
DeSilva tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
DeSilva tries to throw a body punch but Fernando avoids it by throwing DeSilva back against the cage.
A right hook to the body lands for DeSilva.
DeSilva misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fernando is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A short right from Fernando.
A short right hand to the side of the head by DeSilva.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A nice left hand lands by DeSilva.
DeSilva tries to work over Fernando's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
DeSilva swings away with an uppercut that misses.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Both fighters circling a little - DeSilva finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
DeSilva looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Fernando with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling DeSilva to score with a decent uppercut.

DeSilva forces Fernando back against the cage and clinches.
DeSilva scores with a nice hook to the head.
DeSilva prevents Fernando from breaking the clinch.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
DeSilva lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Fernando backwards.
DeSilva pressing his opponent against the cage.

DeSilva breaks the clinch.
DeSilva misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fernando.
DeSilva throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
DeSilva misses with a body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for DeSilva.
DeSilva throws a big shot that misses.
A little feinted left hand from Fernando on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
DeSilva throws a body shot but no joy.
Fernando misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
DeSilva thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Fernando if he has to take too many more of those.
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!
Fernando moves out of range of the body kick.
DeSilva tries a head kick but it misses.
Fernando blocks a head kick by DeSilva.
DeSilva moves in looking to clinch but Fernando pushes him off.
Fernando is looking to clinch.
DeSilva throws a leg kick but Fernando moved away.
Fernando thinks about countering with a body kick.
DeSilva lands with a kick to the ribs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Antonio Mauricio DeSilva dominated that fourth 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. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Fernando tries to clinch up but DeSilva circles away and keeps his distance.
DeSilva takes a swing at Fernando's ribcage but misses.
Fernando tries to clinch but DeSilva is having none of it.
DeSilva doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from DeSilva, right into the meat.
DeSilva misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Fernando tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
DeSilva avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
DeSilva feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Fernando's calf.
Antonio Mauricio DeSilva seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Fernando tries to clinch there but DeSilva circles away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
DeSilva circles away from the clinch attempt.
A countering left hand to the body from DeSilva misses.
DeSilva misses with a body kick.
Fernando throws a big counter combination but DeSilva scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
DeSilva misses with a low kick.
DeSilva turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.

DeSilva pushes Fernando up against the cage in a clinch.
DeSilva lands a body punch.
Fernando lands with a right to the head.
DeSilva blocks a punch to the side of the head.
DeSilva lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Fernando.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
DeSilva lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Fernando blocking some punches.

Fernando's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
DeSilva lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
DeSilva scores with a head kick.
Good leg kick by DeSilva there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
DeSilva throws a lazy head kick
and Fernando counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
DeSilva tries a low kick but Fernando avoids it.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Fernando checks a leg kick.
DeSilva has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fernando tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but DeSilva paws at him with a jab and circles away.
DeSilva feints a counter leg kick.
DeSilva throws the left hand but Fernando avoids the punch easily.
The fight stays on the outside here - DeSilva looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Fernando seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Fernando avoids the head kick by DeSilva.
An attempted straight right counter from Fernando misses the target.
Fernando avoids the head kick by DeSilva.
DeSilva misses with a head kick.
DeSilva thows a body kick. Fernando tries to catch it but that hurt him.
DeSilva tries a head kick but it misses.

DeSilva gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A head punch on the inside from Fernando fails to land.
DeSilva works on Fernando's body with a couple of short punches.
DeSilva working aggressively here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
DeSilva fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

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

DeSilva drives through and clinches with Fernando against the cage.
Fernando can't break the clinch.
Fernando misses with a punch on the inside.
Adolfo Fernando has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
DeSilva blocks an uppercut.
Fernando fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Fernando tries to circle away but DeSilva has him pinned against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by DeSilva.
DeSilva tries to work over Fernando's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Fernando throws a punch but it's blocked by DeSilva.
DeSilva doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
DeSilva lands a body punch.
DeSilva stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
DeSilva tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
DeSilva lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
DeSilva lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
DeSilva lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Fernando.
DeSilva lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Fernando tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Fernando lands a hook to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Fernando.
DeSilva misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Fernando throws a head punch that misses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A short left from DeSilva.
DeSilva lands a body punch in the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by DeSilva.
Fernando misses with a hook from the clinch.
DeSilva lands a right hand that snaps the head of Fernando backwards.
Fernando swings away with an uppercut that misses.
DeSilva throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Fernandos head.
Fernando tries to work over DeSilva's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
DeSilva blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Antonio Mauricio DeSilva is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
DeSilva has Fernando pressed against the cage.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Franklyn Lucas scores the fight 45:50
Judge Reed Andrews scores the fight 45:50
Judge Lou da Vinci scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Antonio Mauricio DeSilva!
Antonio Mauricio DeSilva retains his light heavyweight title!
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Event: RFLFN-7 Slaughter vs. Falcone     
Date:   Dec 26, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Antonio Zetsika (ranked 2530 p4p, 226 weight class) and Kron Diego (ranked 2630 p4p, 233 weight class). Antonio Zetsika has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

177 cm
22
151 lbs
4 - 3 - 0
170 cm
20
155 lbs
3 - 0 - 1
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Very quick
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Antonio Zetsika!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Kron Diego!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, James Atkins and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Zetsika misses with an uppercut.
Diego has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Zetsika is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Diego misses with a jab, cross combination.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Diego enables Zetsika to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Diego manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Diego tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Zetsika loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Zetsika accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Diego utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Zetsika accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Zetsika accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Zetsika looking to pass the guard.
Zetsika throwing strikes but missing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Zetsika thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Zetsika postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Zetsika is looking to work some ground and pound but Diego has wrist control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Zetsika chips away with some ground and pound.
Zetsika missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Diego is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Zetsika is controlling him.
Zetsika working some strikes from top position.
Diego looking to hit a scissor sweep but Zetsika is one step ahead there.
Diego keeps trying to improve his position.
Zetsika throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Diego works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Diego preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Zetsika has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Diego is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Zetsika throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Diego works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Diego has his hands on Zetsika's head, controlling the position.
Zetsika throwing strikes but missing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Zetsika accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Zetsika loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Diego tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Diego pulls Zetsika in close to prevent any damage.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Zetsika loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Diego not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Zetsika lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Diego preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Diego looking to hit a scissor sweep but Zetsika is one step ahead there.
Zetsika working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Diego's head.
We've been hearing that Zetsika has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.
Diego tries to land a sweep but no joy.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diego pulls Zetsika in close to his closed guard and prevents Zetsika from doing any damage or advancing position.
Zetsika is looking to work some ground and pound but Diego has wrist control.
Diego looking to hit a scissor sweep but Zetsika is one step ahead there.
Zetsika chips away with some ground and pound.
Zetsika being controlled here momentarily.

Zetsika is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.
Zetsika postures up in Diego's guard and throws a big left but Diego blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Zetsika postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Zetsika trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Diego throws some sloppy strikes off his back.
Diego tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Zetsika postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.

Zetsika is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.
Zetsika lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Diego lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Zetsika thows some rabbit punches from the bottom but they don't do any damage.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Zetsika is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Diego wants to get up but he can't break Zetsika's closed guard. He needs to be careful trying to break the legs open, as he's open to submissions here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Antonio Zetsika 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.


Zetsika throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Diego counters with a nice body shot.
Zetsika misses with a series of wild punches.
Zetsika swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
A countering left hand to the body from Diego misses.
Zetsika is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

It looks like Antonio Zetsika has been cut.
Diego cracks Zetsika on the jaw with a powerful right hand and Zetsika falls backwards against the cage. Diego follows up with more strikes that drop Zetsika to his knees. Diego keeps the pressure on and the referee jumps in to save Zetsika! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:33 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Kron Diego!
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Event: OC! KT 8     
Date:   Dec 26, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight kickboxing rules bout between Dwan Diego (ranked 16392 p4p, 650 weight class) and Derrick Thomas (ranked 2624 p4p, 335 weight class). Diego's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Jiu Jitsu. The crowd seem to be enjoying Thomas's choice of entrance music: Shinedown - . I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

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33
190 lbs
23 - 11 - 1
191 cm
32
182 lbs
15 - 10 - 1

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Dwan Diego!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Derrick Thomas!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, James Atkins and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diego throws a body shot but no joy.

Diego moves into the clinch.
Thomas misses with a knee strike.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Diego creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

Thomas's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
A good leg kick by Diego.
Diego throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Diego takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Thomas lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Diego has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Diego and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A chopping leg kick lands by Diego.
Diego shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Thomas misses with a looping right.
Diego looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Thomas throws a jab but it's blocked by Diego.
Diego throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jab from Thomas.
Diego throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Thomas throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Some bone on bone action there as Diego checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Diego looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Diego uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Thomas.
Thomas takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
The fighters circle momentarily. Thomas darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thomas scores with a nice strike.
Diego throws the left hand but Thomas avoids the punch easily.
Thomas has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Diego attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Diego checks the leg kick nicely there.
Diego misses with a hook. Thomas ducked under it nicely.
Diego stuns Thomas with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Thomas checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Diego lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Thomas at a distance.
Dwan Diego seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Diego listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Diego is looking to score with low kicks.
Thomas takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Thomas fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Diego manages to avoid it.
Thomas throws out a loose jab but Diego uses good head movement to avoid it.
Thomas has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Diego misses with a wild body shot.
Diego misses with a looping left.
Diego throws out a loose jab but Thomas uses good head movement to avoid it.
Thomas throws a right and a left that both miss.
Diego swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Thomas throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Diego sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thomas connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Diego momentarily.
Diego throws a low kick, looking for Thomas's leg but Thomas calmly moves out of range.
A low kick from Diego misses

and Thomas holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Diego lands a hook to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Diego.
A short right from Diego on the inside.
Thomas working aggressively here.
Diego has a couple of punches blocked by Thomas.
Diego throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Thomass head.
Diego lands a nice elbow.

Thomas breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Thomas lands with a kick to the temple. Diego shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Thomas misses with an attempted mid kick.
Diego lands a nice leg kick that just misses Thomas's sensitive parts.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Thomas throws a jab but it's blocked by Diego.
A bone on bone clash there as Thomas blocks the leg kick.
Diego slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Diego keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Diego lands a nice shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Diego lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Thomas at a distance.
Nice defenses there by Diego.
Diego throws a looping overhand right but Thomas ducks down to avoid it.
It seemed like Thomas was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Diego scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Diego throws a sloppy body shot

and Thomas counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Diego is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Thomas can do to turn this around?
Thomas displaying some good clinch control by pressing Diego up against the cage.
Thomas misses with a knee strike.
Diego blocks an uppercut.
Thomas displaying some good clinch control by pressing Diego up against the cage.
Diego has Thomas pressed against the cage, preventing Thomas from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Diego swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Diego's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Diego fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Thomas pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Thomas misses with a low kick.
Diego is looking to wear down Thomas with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Diego scores with a jab. Thomas acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thomas scores with a nice strike.
Diego misses with a low kick.
Thomas wants to counter with a clinch but Diego pushes him away.
Diego lands a front kick.
Diego ducks under a wild hook from Thomas.
Diego moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Diego fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Thomas has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Thomas 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.
Diego lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Thomas at a distance.
Diego walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Diego takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Diego tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Thomas was well out of range. Poor timing from Diego.
A chopping leg kick lands by Thomas.
Dwan Diego is winning the standup battle so far.
Thomas throws a lazy right hand but Diego sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Diego throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Diego misses with a body punch
and Thomas counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Thomas lands a glancing blow to the side of Diego's head.
Diego throws a sloppy body shot
enabling Thomas to counter with a crisp jab.
Diego throws the left hand but Thomas avoids the punch easily.
Thomas uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diego.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diego moves away from the strike by Thomas.
Thomas fails to land with a series of punches.
Thomas just misses with a punch to the body.
Thomas will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Diego tries to work over Thomas's front leg with a kick but Thomas checks it.
Thomas looks to land a combination but Diego avoids it well.
Thomas closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Diego takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Diego misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Thomas.
Diego feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Thomas's calf.
Diego bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Diego fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Thomas checks it well.
Diego sets himself, and Thomas steps forward looking for the clinch! Diego avoids it this time.
Diego misses with a straight right.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Thomas tests Diego's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A solid leg kick lands there for Diego.
Diego takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Diego misses with a hook. Thomas ducked under it nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Derrick Thomas will probably get the nod - 10:9.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Diego throws a leg kick but Thomas sees it coming and moves out of range.
Thomas misses with a hook. Diego ducked under it nicely.
Diego loads up on a big right hand but Thomas slips the punch.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Diego checks a leg kick.
Thomas avoids the body shot from Diego.
Diego lands a jab to Thomas's midsection.
Thomas's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Thomas looks to land a left hand but Diego moved out of range nicely.
Thomas throws a chopping leg kick but Diego manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A solid leg kick lands there for Diego.
Diego throws a shot from downtown. Thomas moves away and avoids it.
Thomas throws a nice outside leg kick.
That kick from Diego tenderised Thomas's leg. Thomas is trying to keep his angry face on.
Thomas tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Diego is able to avoid easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Thomas misses the shot to the body.

Diego moves into the clinch.
A short uppercut from Diego.
Thomas using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Diego has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Diego tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Diego trying to stall but Thomas improves his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diego tries to throw a body punch but Thomas avoids it by throwing Diego back against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Diego fails to land.
Thomas lands a left hand.
Thomas throws a head punch that misses.
Thomas connects with a knee to the head.

It looks like Dwan Diego has been cut.
Thomas is trying to break the clinch but Diego has him pressed against the cage.
Thomas is trying to push Diego away but Diego has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Diego scores with a shoulder strike.

Thomas's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Thomas throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Diego lands a slapping body shot.
Diego tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Thomas is able to avoid easily.
Thomas swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Thomas checks a low kick from Diego.
Diego throws a body shot but no joy.
Diego throws a shot from downtown. Thomas moves away and avoids it.
Thomas avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
An inside leg kick from Diego misses.
Diego falls off balance throwing a combination
and Thomas counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diego buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Thomas throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A nice inside leg kick there by Diego. That's going to slow Thomas down.
A slow jab from Thomas misses its intended target.
A bone on bone clash there as Diego blocks the leg kick.
Thomas listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Diego throws a leg kick which misses Thomas's front leg but catches the back leg as Thomas tries to avoid it.
A jab from Thomas misses.
Diego is looking to score with low kicks.
Thomas swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Diego is looking to score with low kicks.
Diego blocks a leg kick.
Thomas misses with a low kick.
The fighters circle momentarily. Thomas darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Diego is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Diego dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Diego blocks a leg kick.
Thomas misses with an uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Derrick Thomas just about did enough to take it.
The cut man is working on Dwan Diego's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Diego thows a leg kick but Thomas checks it
and Thomas counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Diego pivots, looking for a leg kick but Thomas is out of range and Diego settles back down.
Diego dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Thomas. That did some damage!
A big left from Thomas misses.
Diego throws a leg kick which misses Thomas's front leg but catches the back leg as Thomas tries to avoid it.
Thomas looks to throw the jab but Diego is out of range.
Diego defending well as Thomas loads up on a big left hand.
Thomas connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Thomas throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Sloppy strikes from Diego. Those never looked like landing.
Thomas misses with the combination.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Diego fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Thomas checks it well.
Thomas uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diego.
Thomas misses with a straight right.
Diego tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Diego connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Thomas avoids the body shot from Diego.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thomas with a hook.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Thomas lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Diego has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Diego and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A solid leg kick lands there for Thomas.
Diego slips a straight right by Thomas.
Diego swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Diego takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Thomas takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Nice uppercut there from Diego.
Jab by Diego.
Thomas scores with a sloppy right hand. Diego should have avoided that one.
Thomas uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Diego.
Diego on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Diego scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Thomas connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Diego's hands.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Diego misses with an uppercut. Thomas saw that one coming.
Diego thumps Thomas with a low kick.
Thomas thows a left - swing and a miss!
Thomas does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Thomas checks the leg kick nicely there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thomas throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Thomas uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Diego.
Sloppy strikes from Diego. Those never looked like landing.
Thomas feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Diegos jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Diego takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Thomas misses with a looping right.
Diego moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Thomas misses with a low kick as Diego jumps back.
A nice leg kick lands there from Thomas.
Thomas tests Diego's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Diego fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Good work by Diego as he checks the leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Diego with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Diego bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A shot to the body from Thomas misses
and Diego counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Thomas closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Derrick Thomas will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Dwan Diego's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Diego throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Thomas scores with a jab.
Dwan Diego has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Nice body punch from Thomas.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Diego lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Thomas has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Thomas and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Thomas lands a body shot.
Diego takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Diego paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Diego buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Diego throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Thomas counter with a right hand.
Diego looks to score with a jab to the body but Thomas is just out of range.
Diego looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Diego feints and then cracks Thomas's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Thomas down.
Thomas moves out of range of the strikes.
An inside leg kick from Diego misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Diego paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Thomas feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Diegos jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Diego tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Diego misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Thomas.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good shot there by Diego.
Diego tried to score with a low kick but Thomas checks it.
Thomas swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Thomas cracks Diego with a good jab.
Thomas cracks Diego with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Diego lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Nice cross by Thomas.
A solid leg kick lands there for Diego.
Diego looks to throw the jab but Thomas is out of range.
Thomas throws the left hand but Diego avoids the punch easily.
Diego is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Thomas.
Diego ducks under a wild hook from Thomas.
Thomas pulls out of a head kick attempt.
The crowd cheers as Thomas lands an impressive looking overhand right. Diego doesn't seem phased though.
A jab from Thomas does it's job there.
Diego defending well as Thomas loads up on a big left hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Diego tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Thomas was well out of range. Poor timing from Diego.
Diego throws a nice inside leg kick.
Diego takes one to the chin there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thomas avoids a kick to the body.
Thomas fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Thomas throws a jab but it's blocked by Diego.
Diego bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Thomas throws a looping overhand right but Diego ducks down to avoid it.
Diego fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Thomas is out of range.
Thomas misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Diego.
The fighters circling - Diego throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Diego takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Good work by Thomas as he checks the leg kick.
Diego throws a leg kick but Thomas sees it coming and moves out of range.
Thomas bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Diego's head.
Thomas darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Diego throws a leg kick
and Thomas counters with a nice uppercut.
Diego pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Thomas chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Diego looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Diego is looking to slow Thomas down with leg kicks.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 47:48
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 47:48
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 47:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Derrick Thomas!

Derrick Thomas is the new middleweight champion!
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