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Event: NYFN Legends Tournament r. 8     
Date:   Feb 18, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Pablo Spezziale (ranked 1559 p4p, 214 weight class) and Bear Stevenson (ranked 9750 p4p, 766 weight class). Spezziale kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is For Heavy Metal we will die!. The key to victory for Pablo Spezziale has got to be keeping the fight on the feet.

200 cm
19
209 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
190 cm
19
215 lbs
2 - 6 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
Counter fighter
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
Bullet Proof System

KAISER Nutrition - Q160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Pablo Spezziale!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Bear Stevenson!
The judges for this bout are Lou da Vinci, Anthony Taglia and David Schapiro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Spezziale moves out of range as Stevenson strikes.
Spezziale connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Stevenson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Spezziale sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Stevenson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Spezziale.
Spezziale scores with a hook to the body. Stevenson takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Stevenson tries to move into range but Spezziale moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Stevenson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Spezziale.
Spezziale lands with a right hand.
Stevenson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Stevenson on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Stevenson lands a jab to the nose.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Stevenson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Spezziale throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Spezziale sets himself, and Stevenson steps forward looking for the clinch! Spezziale avoids it this time.
Stevenson walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Stevenson takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Stevenson walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Stevenson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Spezziale was well out of range. Poor timing from Stevenson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stevenson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Spezziale.
Stevenson misses with a straight right.
Spezziale throws the left hand but Stevenson avoids the punch easily.
It seemed like Stevenson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Spezziale displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Stevenson throws out the jab.
Stevenson is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Stevenson misses the shot to the body.
Spezziale appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Stevenson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
We've been told by Spezziale's head coaches at Heavy Metal that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Spezziale dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Spezziale lands a nice hook to Stevenson's body. Stevenson takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Spezziale jabs at Stevenson's body.
A jab from Stevenson misses.
Stevenson throws an overhand right that lands on Spezziale's shoulder, as Spezziale tries to avoid the shot.
Spezziale missing with a left hand there. Stevenson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Stevenson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Spezziale.
Stevenson takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Stevenson throws a jab but it's blocked by Spezziale.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stevenson ducks under a wild hook from Spezziale.
Spezziale is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Spezziale looks to throw the jab but Stevenson is out of range.
Spezziale cracks Stevenson with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Spezziale is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Stevenson throws a hook to the side of Spezziale's head but Spezziale sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Stevenson misses with an uppercut. Spezziale saw that one coming.
Stevenson throws a right hand that misses
and Spezziale counters with a stiff right hand.
Spezziale lands a right hook to the body.
Stevenson misses with a hook. Spezziale ducked under it nicely.
Stevenson takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Pablo Spezziale seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Spezziale connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Stevenson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Spezziale.
Spezziale lands with an overhand left.
Decent striking displayed by Spezziale there.
Stevenson misses the body punch
and Spezziale connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Spezziale digs a good body shot into Stevenson's ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Spezziale misses the target.
Spezziale sets himself, and Stevenson steps forward looking for the clinch! Spezziale avoids it this time.
Spezziale connects with a jab.
Stevenson avoids the body shot from Spezziale.
Stevenson doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Spezziale lands with an uppercut that bounces Stevenson off the cage and back into range.
Spezziale connects with a body shot that sends Stevenson's belly button to the back.
Stevenson takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Spezziale throws a right and a left that both miss.
Stevenson throws a shot from downtown. Spezziale moves away and avoids it.
Stevenson takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Stevenson misses with an uppercut
and Spezziale counters with a two punch combo.
Stevenson tries to close the distance and clinch but Spezziale swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
It looked like Spezziale was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Stevenson.
Spezziale sizes up Stevenson with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Spezziale looks to throw the jab but Stevenson is out of range.
Spezziale uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Stevenson.
Stevenson moves out of range as Spezziale strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Spezziale lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Stevenson throws a looping overhand right but Spezziale ducks down to avoid it.

Stevenson clinches up against the cage.
Stevenson has a couple of punches blocked by Spezziale.
Stevenson has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Spezziale lands a right hand.
A head punch on the inside from Stevenson fails to land.
A head punch on the inside from Stevenson fails to land.
Stevenson softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Spezziale lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Stevenson working aggressively here.
Spezziale blocks a body shot from Stevenson.
Spezziale is trying to push Stevenson away but Stevenson has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Spezziale misses with a short punch on the inside.
Spezziale misses with a body punch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Spezziale.
Spezziale blocks an uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Spezziale sizes up Stevenson with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Stevenson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Spezziale.
Pablo Spezziale is winning the standup battle so far.
The fighters circling - Spezziale throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Stevenson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Spezziale avoids the body shot from Stevenson.
Stevenson takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Spezziale throws a good cross that connects.
Spezziale lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.

It looks like Bear Stevenson has been cut.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Stevenson in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Stevenson misses with an uppercut
and Spezziale counters with a stiff right hand.
Spezziale throws a looping overhand right but Stevenson ducks down to avoid it.
Spezziale misses with a right hand
and Stevenson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

It looks like Pablo Spezziale has been cut.
Spezziale blocks a jab.
Good shot there by Spezziale.
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!
Spezziale ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Stevenson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Spezziale scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Spezziale shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Stevenson eats them both and turns towards Spezziale to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Stevenson 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.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Spezziale swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Stevenson just misses with a punch to the body.
Spezziale looks to land a combination but Stevenson avoids it well.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Spezziale lands a glancing blow to the side of Stevenson's head.
Stevenson tries to clinch up.
Stevenson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Spezziale connects with a body shot that sends Stevenson's belly button to the back.
Spezziale misses with an uppercut.
Spezziale punishes Stevenson's body with a nice straight punch.
A telegraphed right hand from Spezziale misses the target.
Spezziale moves away from the strike by Stevenson.

Stevenson rushes Spezziale and presses him up against the cage.
Spezziale wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Spezziale has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Stevenson fails to land.
Stevenson misses with a punch on the inside.
Spezziale is trying to break the clinch but Stevenson is controlling him.
Stevenson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Stevenson.
Stevenson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Stevenson keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Spezziale's efforts to push away.
Spezziale blocking some punches.
Stevenson displaying some good clinch control by pressing Spezziale up against the cage.
Stevenson throws a head punch that misses.
Spezziale can't break the clinch.
Spezziale is trying to break the clinch but Stevenson is controlling him.
Spezziale is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Stevenson can do to turn this around?
Spezziale digs a right hand into Stevenson's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Stevenson's gas tank.
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 head punch on the inside from Stevenson fails to land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stevenson lands a nice uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Stevenson.
Stevenson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Stevenson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Spezziale misses with a hook from the clinch.
Stevenson lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Stevenson can't find room to land a body shot as Spezziale controls the action.
Stevenson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Stevenson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Stevenson swings wildly with an uppercut but Spezziale uses good head movement to avoid it.
Spezziale is trying to force a seperation but Stevenson has the dominant position.
Stevenson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Spezziale backwards.
Stevenson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Spezziale is looking to break free of the clinch but Stevenson has double underhooks.
Stevenson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Stevenson blocks an uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stevenson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Stevenson working aggressively here.
Spezziale is trying to break the clinch but Stevenson is controlling him.
Stevenson tries to throw a body punch but Spezziale avoids it by throwing Stevenson back against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Spezziale.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Stevenson.
Stevenson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Spezziale looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.

Stevenson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Spezziale loads up on a big right hand but Stevenson slips the punch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Stevenson takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Spezziale defending well as Stevenson loads up on a big left hand.
Stevenson takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Sloppy strikes from Spezziale. Those never looked like landing.
Stevenson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Stevenson needs to keep his hands up - Spezziale had a free shot at his head there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pablo Spezziale dominated that second round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Stevenson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Spezziale.
Spezziale staying out of range there.
Spezziale swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
The crowd cheers as Spezziale lands an impressive looking overhand right. Stevenson doesn't seem phased though.
Stevenson takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Stevenson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Stevenson loads up on a big right hand but Spezziale slips the punch.
Stevenson drops Spezziale with a naaaaasty hook - Spezziale is in real trouble here! Stevenson dives in to side control and pounds out his opponent for a TKO victory! The crowd goes nuts!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:30 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Bear Stevenson!
A victorious Bear Stevenson thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
Pablo Spezziale spoke after the fight, saying 'Sucks to compete injured.'.
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RATING
74%

 

Event: NYFN Legends Tournament r. 8     
Date:   Feb 18, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Tuomari Hurmio (ranked 79 p4p, 12 weight class) and Lee Sang Seok (ranked 55 p4p, 8 weight class). Hurmio's entrance music is Black Star. A fine choice. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

165 cm
37
145 lbs
28 - 6 - 2
176 cm
28
152 lbs
21 - 7 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Bullet Proof System

Aspire Clothing
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tuomari Hurmio!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Lee Sang Seok!
The judges for this bout are Russell Pearce, Anthony Taglia and Franklyn Lucas.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hurmio throws out a loose jab but Seok uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tuomari Hurmio seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Seok misses with a looping right.
Hurmio throws a shot from downtown. Seok moves away and avoids it.
Hurmio fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Seok.
Seok has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Seok there as he acknowledges the shot.
Seok fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Seok uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Hurmio.
Seok throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Hurmio throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Seok sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Seok ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Hurmio attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hurmio wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Hurmio tests Seok's chin there with a solid looking shot.
The crowd cheers as Seok lands an impressive looking overhand right. Hurmio doesn't seem phased though.
Seok tries to land a leg kick but Hurmio saw it coming and moves away.
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!
Seok misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Hurmio.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A jab from Hurmio misses.
Hurmio throws a body shot but no joy.
Seok misses with an uppercut.
Seok lunges at Hurmio with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Hurmio's hand.
Seok keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Seok misses with a double jab.
Hurmio is trying hard to land a takedown here. Seok sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
And Seok tries to counter it with a takedown but Hurmio pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Seok ducks under a wild hook from Hurmio.
A looping hook to the body misses from Seok. Hurmio does a little dance to reset his feet.

Hurmio darts in and clinches Seok up against the cage.
Hurmio working some nice short punches in the clinch.

Seok pulls Hurmio into guard.
Hurmio postures up in Seok's guard and throws a big left but Seok blocks it.
Hurmio pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Seok is keeping the position for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Seok keeping moving, preventing Hurmio from controlling successfully.
Seok working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Hurmio.

Hurmio avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Hurmio might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Hurmio wants to pass the guard but Seok is keeping the position.
Seok utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Hurmio is looking to work some ground and pound but Seok has wrist control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio postures up in Seok's guard and throws a big left but Seok blocks it.

Seok escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Hurmio gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.

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

Seok is looking for a triangle here but Hurmio uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Hurmio working the ground and pound but Seok is defending the strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio scoring with punches and elbows.
Seok is trying to get back to half guard.
Seok is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Hurmio working away.
Hurmio is putting a hurting on Seok here, landing some big shots from side control.
Seok tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Seok defending against the ground and pound.
Hurmio landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Seok misses with a hook. Hurmio ducked under it nicely.
A big left from Hurmio misses.
Hurmio throws a leg kick

and Seok counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Seok performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Hurmio is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at Heavy Metal, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Hurmio is trying to get back to full guard.
Seok works his foot free and advances to mount.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hurmio is bucking up trying to escape but Seok cracks him with another couple of good strikes.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
The crowd growing excited in anticipation of a finish here! Right on cue, Seok cracks his opponent with a massive right hand that draws loud cheers!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seok lands with some strikes.
Hurmio slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Hurmio tries to roll over but Seok keeps him under control.
Hurmio blocking the ground and pound attempt from Seok.
Seok lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Hurmio trying to hold on to Seok's head to control him but Seok postures up.
Seok is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

Hurmio is looking to regain full guard. He's left an arm up in the air though and Seok has latched onto it... Big trouble! Seok pivots for an armbar - it's in tight and it Hurmio is tapping in no time flat! Great counter grappling there from Seok!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Lee Sang Seok!
A relieved looking Lee Sang Seok thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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Event: GC 191     
Date:   Feb 18, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Leo Leka (ranked 1484 p4p, 171 weight class) and Ron Jeremy (ranked 1406 p4p, 163 weight class). Leka comes to the cage accompanied by For Heavy Metal we will die!. The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

177 cm
32
163 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
172 cm
31
155 lbs
13 - 7 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System

Urban Fighter
IniTech Nutrition



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 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Leo Leka!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ron Jeremy!
The judges for this bout are Stewart Dunkirk, Chris Downing and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Leka 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.
Jeremy now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Jeremy cracks the inside of Leka's front leg.
Leka avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Leka fails with a takedown attempt.
Leka misses with a body shot.
Leka dodges the punch combination from Jeremy.
Jeremy throws a hook but Leka avoids it easily.
Leka attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
It seemed like Jeremy was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A head kick misses from Jeremy.
Jeremy takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Leka buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jeremy looks to throw the jab but Leka is out of range.
Leka keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jeremy jabs Leka to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Jeremy throws a body punch but Leka moves out of range.
Leka moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A nice leg kick lands there from Jeremy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jeremy tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Leka was well out of range. Poor timing from Jeremy.
Jeremy throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Leka feints and then cracks Jeremy's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jeremy down.
Leka throws a leg kick but Jeremy moved away.
We've been hearing reports that Leka has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Jeremy clobbers Leka with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Jeremy checks a leg kick nicely.
Jeremy has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Leo Leka seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Leka tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jeremy fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Leka on the side of the head.
Jeremy slips a straight right by Leka.
Leka with a nice cross.
Leka attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jeremy on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Leka scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Jeremy doesn't seem bothered though.
Jeremy throws a body punch but Leka moves out of range.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Leka.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Leka throws a right hand that Jeremy ducks under and follows up with a left that Jeremy also avoids with ease.
Jeremy has a takedown stuffed.
Leka tried to score with a low kick but Jeremy checks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Leka cracks Jeremy with a good jab.
Leka throws a leg kick that misses.
Jeremy is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Jeremy tries a head kick but it misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Leka misses the target.
Leka connects with the punch.
Horrible takedown attempt by Jeremy or perhaps it was just good defense by Leka, which made it look bad.
Jeremy pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Leka takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Jeremy throws a jab but it's blocked by Leka.
Jeremy connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Jeremy misses with a wild body shot.
Jeremy pivots, looking for a leg kick but Leka is out of range and Jeremy settles back down.
Leka takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Leka misses with a low kick.
Jeremy moves out of range of the body kick.
Jeremy connects with a right hand. Leka shakes it off.
Jeremy scoring well with a low kick there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Leka misses with a low kick.
Jeremy feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Lekas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Leka throws a low kick, looking for Jeremy's leg but Jeremy calmly moves out of range.
Leka looks to land a left hand but Jeremy moved out of range nicely.
It seemed like Jeremy was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Jeremy misses the jab.
Jeremy misses with a lunging right hand
and Leka counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Leka throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
A low kick from Leka misses
and Jeremy counters with a good low kick that Leka was not able to check.
Jeremy scores with a hook to the body. Leka takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Nice jab there from Leka.
Jeremy stuns Leka with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Jeremy misses with a lunging right hand
and Leka counters with a slapping leg kick.
Jeremy misses the shot to the body.
Leka goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Leka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jeremy.
Leka throws a push kick but Jeremy slaps the foot to one side.
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!
Leka throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jeremy with a body punch. A glancing blow.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jeremy scores with a body shot.
Leka scores with a leg kick.
Leka misses with a head kick.
Leka scores with the left hand. Jeremy knows he should have avoided that one.
Jeremy lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Leka lands an overhand right.
Leka darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Leka throws a poor cross that misses
and Jeremy counters with an outside leg kick.
Jeremy cracks Leka with a good jab.
Leka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jeremy moves away.
Leka lands a slapping body shot.
Leka connects with a crisp jab.

Leka has Jeremy up against the cage in a clinch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jeremy misses with the head strike.
Jeremy lands with a short shot to the head.

Jeremy escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Ron Jeremy 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.


Leka fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Jeremy on the side of the head.
Jeremy loads up on a big right hand but Leka slips the punch.
Leka misses with an uppercut

and Jeremy counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Jeremy.
Jeremy stopping the sweep attempt from Leka.

Leka looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Jeremy stands and throws Leka's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Jeremy is looking to take a break and control but Leka is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Leka manages to work his way to half guard, despite Jeremy's best efforts.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jeremy seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Leka does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

Leka looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jeremy is keen to just control but Leka is a slippery customer.
Leka tries to roll over but Jeremy keeps him under control.

Leka actively working from the bottom here.
Leka is staying active underneath Jeremy, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Leka is looking to control Jeremy's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Leka avoid being mounted?
Leka is looking to get back to full guard here but Jeremy has managed to pass to side control instead.

Jeremy working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Leka is looking to reverse the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Leka manages to work his way to half guard, despite Jeremy's best efforts.
Leka is looking to control Jeremy's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Leka avoid being mounted?
Jeremy is trying to control. Leka wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Leka is trying to get back to full guard.
Leka is staying active underneath Jeremy, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

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

Jeremy wants to work for an arm triangle but Leka is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jeremy prevents Leka from improving his position.
Jeremy tries to stand and escape but Leka is controlling the position.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Leka throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jeremy sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jeremy misses with a wild combination.
Leka half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
A big right from Jeremy misses.
Leka misses with a low kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Leka 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 Jeremy has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Jeremy and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Jeremy swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Jeremy misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Leka.
Leka wants to clinch up but Jeremy keeps it at a distance.
Jeremy fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Leka misses with a straight right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jeremy pivots, looking for a leg kick but Leka is out of range and Jeremy settles back down.
A shot to the liver by Leka. Beautiful body shot.
Leka misses with a wild combination.
Leka connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Jeremy's hands.
Leka checks a leg kick.
Jeremy smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Ron Jeremy seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Jeremy swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Good shot there by Leka.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A decent looking cross lands there for Jeremy.
Leka connects with a leg kick. Jeremy looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Leka shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Jeremy eats them both and turns towards Leka to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Leka connects with a looping right hand.
Leka throws a jab when Jeremy was well out of range.
Leka swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jeremy tests Leka's chin there with a solid looking shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Ron Jeremy will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Jeremy swings for the body but Leka moves out of range.
Jeremy gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Leka.
A punch combination from Jeremy misses.
Leka takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Leka stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jeremy.
Leka throws out a powerful jab.
Leka shoots in looking for a takedown but Jeremy manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Leka's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Jeremy keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Leka keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nice body punch from Leka.
Leka is looking to slow Jeremy down with leg kicks.
Leka takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Jeremy throws a chopping leg kick but Leka manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Leka shoots in for a takedown but Jeremy shows good takedown defense.
Leka waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jeremy.
It seemed like Jeremy was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jeremy blocks a leg kick.
Jeremy scores with a jab to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Leka misses with a hook.
Leka misses with a few strikes there.
Leka plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Jeremy showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Leka.
A left and a right from Jeremy both land. Nice combination.
Leka misses with a low kick.
Leka throws a leg kick that misses.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jeremy.
Leka blocks a leg kick.
Jeremy slips a jab from Leka.
Leka chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Leka looks to land a left hand but Jeremy moved out of range nicely.
Leka takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Leka has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jeremy.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jeremy misses with a double jab.
Leo Leka has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jeremy, right into the meat.
Jeremy takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Jeremy works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Jeremy misses with a hook. Leka ducked under it nicely.
Jeremy connects with a jab.
Leka takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Jeremy scores with a punch to the head.

Leka closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Leka is looking to take this one to the mat.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Leo Leka. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Jeremy misses with the head strike.
Leka misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Jeremy lands a body shot in the clinch.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Jeremy lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Leka has a couple of punches blocked by Jeremy.
Leka drops down looking for an ankle pick but Jeremy pulls his leg out and moves away.
Leka looks to throw the jab but Jeremy is out of range.
Jeremy cracks Leka with a good jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Leka.
Leka lands with a right hand.
Leka throws a leg kick
and Jeremy counters with a nice uppercut.
Jeremy dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jeremy takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Leka takes a body punch but keeps moving.
An inside leg kick lands from Jeremy.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jeremy.
Jeremy misses with a body shot.
Leka looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Leka tries to clinch but Jeremy is having none of it.
Jeremy avoids the body shot from Leka.
Jeremy looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Leka misses with a wild body shot.
Jeremy scores with a shot to the body.
A punch lands to the side of Leka 's head but he takes it in his stride.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jeremy throws a head kick that misses.
A slapping leg kick lands for Jeremy.
Ron Jeremy is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Leka takes one on the button.
Leka tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Leka attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Jeremy scores with a body shot.
Leka is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Leka takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Nice body punch from Jeremy.
Jeremy is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Leka.
Leka is looking to score with low kicks.
Jeremy with a hook.
Jeremy avoids the head kick by Leka.
Jeremy throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Leka throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Jeremy throws a half hearted mid kick.
Jeremy fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Leka looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Leka throws a nice outside leg kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ron Jeremy comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Jeremy 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 Stewart Dunkirk scores the fight 29:28
Judge Chris Downing scores the fight 27:30
Judge Robert Twigg scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Ron Jeremy!

Ron Jeremy bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: Syn 565 - Into The Abyss     
Date:   Feb 17, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Michail Podolski (ranked 91 p4p, 13 weight class) and Felix Legions (ranked 106 p4p, 15 weight class). Legions comes into a darkened arena with his song building. For Heavy Metal we will die! kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

168 cm
26
148 lbs
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29
148 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
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Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
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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 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michail Podolski!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Felix Legions!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, James Atkins and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Legions lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Legions lands a leg kick that knocks Podolski off balance momentarily.
Legions avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Podolski takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
A slow jab from Podolski misses its intended target.
Good leg kick by Legions there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Legions has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Podolski throws a jab but it's blocked by Legions.
Podolski throws a shot from downtown. Legions moves away and avoids it.
Podolski scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Legions doesn't seem bothered though.
Legions tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Podolski was well out of range. Poor timing from Legions.
Legions scores with a leg kick.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Legions throws a nice head kick!
Podolski lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Podolski throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A cross from Legions lands.
Podolski takes a head kick and keeps coming.
A low kick from Podolski is predictable there
and Legions counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Podolski uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Legions.
Podolski throws a low kick but Legions moves out of range easily.
Legions lands a right hook to the body.
Podolski throws a jab when Legions was well out of range.
A bone on bone clash there as Legions blocks the leg kick.
Michail Podolski seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Legions lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Podolski looks to land a left hand but Legions moved out of range nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A thudding body kick lands there by Legions!
Legions comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Podolski throws a jab when Legions was well out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Legions. Podolski does a little dance to reset his feet.
Podolski ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Nice straight punches there by Legions. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Legions.
Podolski throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Podolski throws a leg kick which misses Legions's front leg but catches the back leg as Legions tries to avoid it.
Podolski scores with a jab.
Podolski misses with an uppercut
and Legions connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Michail Podolski is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Legions connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Podolski lands a nice shot to the body.
Legions bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

Legions looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Legions scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Legions sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Podolski defending well though.
Legions missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Legions wants to take a breather but Podolski is having none of it.
Legions is nestled in close to Podolski, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Legions takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Legions thows a huge punch but Podolski dodges it nicely.

Legions is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Podolski is just riding it out for now. Legions eventually gives up the hold.
Podolski avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Legions.
Nice strikes from Legions there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Legions not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Legions in particular looking to stall.

Legions is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Legions missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Podolski blocking the ground and pound attempt from Legions.
Podolski is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Legions scores with a couple of nice shots.
Legions wants to take a breather but Podolski is having none of it.
Legions thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Legions sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Legions throwing shots but Podolski is blocking nicely.
Legions stalling away here and it's allowed Podolski to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Legions throwing strikes from guard but Podolski blocks nicely.
Legions scoring with punches to the head and body.
Legions scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Legions postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Legions trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Legions drives through with a takedown into guard.
Legions working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Legions accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Podolski keeping moving, preventing Legions from controlling successfully.
Legions throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Podolski keeping full guard, as Legions tries to pass.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Podolski preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Legions cracks Podolski with a solid left hand.
Legions trying to control the position from guard on top but Podolski is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Legions has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Legions throws a strike but Podolski rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.


That's one minute gone in the round.
Legions has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Podolski has passed into side control.
Legions manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Legions wants to get back to full guard.

Legions actively working from the bottom here.

Legions looking for submissions off his back.
Podolski prevents Legions from improving his position.
Legions moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

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

Legions has his foot on Podolski's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Podolski works his way back into a safe position though.
Legions has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Podolski has passed into side control.
Legions struggling a bit here.
Legions tries to bench press Podolski off him but Podolski keeps the position.
Podolski controlling the position from side mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Legions is looking to reverse the position.
Podolski slows the pace down.
Legions struggling a bit here.
Legions is not content to let Podolski control the position.
Legions gets back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Podolski seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Legions wants to improve his position but Podolski is controlling well.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Podolski walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
We've been told by Podolski's head coaches at Combat Muay Thai that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Podolski misses with a few strikes there.
Legions scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Podolski connects with a solid leg kick.
Podolski swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Podolski takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Podolski stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Legions.
Legions keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Podolski.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Podolski looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Podolski moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Podolski lands an overhand right.
Felix Legions seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Legions gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Podolski looks to land a right hand but Legions moved out of range.
Legions lands a jab to Podolski's midsection.
Legions displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Podolski throws out the jab.
Podolski scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Podolski throws out a loose jab but Legions uses good head movement to avoid it.
Podolski blocks a jab.
Legions turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Legions closes the distance and clinches up with Podolski, looking for a takedown. Legions pushes Podolski against the cage but Podolski circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Podolski steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Legions.
Podolski takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Podolski with a nice cross.
Podolski misses with a hook.
Podolski just misses with a punch to the body.
Good exchange - Legions coming out on top.
A leg kick checked by Legions.
Podolski swings away with a body shot that misses
and Legions counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's one minute gone in the round.

Legions shoots in and gets a takedown into Podolski's guard.
Podolski preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Legions throws a strike but Podolski rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Legions looking to hit a scissor sweep but Podolski is one step ahead there.

Legions has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Podolski can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.

Podolski avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Legions manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Podolski manages to get himself to full guard.

Michail Podolski has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Legions wants to pass the guard but Podolski is keeping the position.
Legions throwing strikes from guard but Podolski blocks nicely.
Legions throws a strike but Podolski rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.


Legions looking for a guillotine here but Podolski defends easily.

Legions throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Podolski trying to stand up but can't free himself from Legions's guard.
Podolski has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.

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

Legions has an omoplata and is looking to use it perhaps as a submission or perhaps to transition. Podolski is in a bit of discomfort here, but he's managed to free himself and has dived into side control! That didn't work out too well for Legions.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Legions gets back to half guard.

Legions looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Still in half guard, Podolski seems content to control.
Felix Legions has got the better of the ground game so far.
The fighters are battling for position here. Legions manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Legions not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Legions looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Michail Podolski.
Well Legions 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 Ackerman scores the fight 28:29
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 28:29
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Felix Legions!

After the fight, Felix Legions was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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Event: MMAHelsinki - 167     
Date:   Feb 17, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Manu Ahonen (ranked 720 p4p, 100 weight class) and Alessandro Orsini (ranked 309 p4p, 48 weight class). Ahonen comes to the cage accompanied by For Heavy Metal we will die!. I'm sure you'll be fascinated to know that I was talking to some pointless Z list celebrity before the fight and he thought that Alessandro Orsini was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

182 cm
27
170 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
183 cm
27
178 lbs
13 - 6 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Manu Ahonen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Alessandro Orsini!
The judges for this bout are Ben Zyskovitsi, Johanna Lukiainen and Matti Vanhoillinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ahonen lands a front kick.
Orsini throws a jab but it's blocked by Ahonen.
Orsini ducks under a wild hook from Ahonen.
Orsini takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Ahonen moves away from the strike by Orsini.
Ahonen misses the jab.
Ahonen throws a lazy body kick
letting Orsini counter with a right hand.
Ahonen scores with a push kick.
Good exchange - Orsini coming out on top.
We've been hearing reports that Ahonen has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Ahonen throws a right hand that Orsini ducks under and follows up with a left that Orsini also avoids with ease.
Orsini bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Orsini misses the jab.
Ahonen throws a right hand that misses
and Orsini counters with a straight right hand.
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!
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Ahonen, as that shot connected.
Orsini takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Ahonen lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Orsini circles away quickly and effectively.
Ahonen throws a jab but it's blocked by Orsini.
Jab, jab by Orsini - just one landing.
Orsini pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ahonen takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Orsini throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ahonen sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ahonen ducks under a wild hook from Orsini.
Orsini swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ahonen throws a big shot that misses.
Ahonen pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ahonen uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Orsini.
Orsini loads up on a big right hand but Ahonen slips the punch.
Ahonen looks to score with a jab to the body but Orsini is just out of range.
A jab from Orsini misses.
Ahonen is looking to counter with a body kick.
Orsini throws a hook but Ahonen blocks it.
Orsini 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.
Orsini misses with a hook.
Ahonen bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Orsini throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ahonen takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Ahonen jabs Orsini right on the nose. Orsini blinks but takes it well.
Ahonen throws a low kick but Orsini avoids it.
Orsini throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ahonen throws a shot from downtown. Orsini moves away and avoids it.
Orsini thumps Ahonen with a low kick.
Nice defenses there by Orsini.

Ahonen moves into the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ahonen swings wildly with an uppercut but Orsini uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ahonen misses with a punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Ahonen breaks from the clinch.
Ahonen lands with a kick to the ribs.
A slapping leg kick lands for Orsini.
Orsini on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ahonen. Ahonen obviously looking to wear him down.
Orsini scores with a nice head shot.
Ahonen is looking to slow Orsini down with leg kicks.
Orsini keeps the fight on the outside.
A slow jab from Ahonen misses its intended target.
Ahonen scores with a spinning back kick!
A nice inside leg kick there by Ahonen. That's going to slow Orsini down.
Ahonen 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.
Orsini throws a hook but Ahonen blocks it.
Ahonen seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Ahonen throws a front kick aimed at Orsini's knee but Orsini avoids it well.
Orsini takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Orsini throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ahonen misses with a right hand
and Orsini cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ahonen ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Nice straight punches there by Orsini. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Orsini.
Ahonen misses with a low kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ahonen lands with a right hand.
Ahonen throws a front kick aimed at Orsini's knee but Orsini avoids it well.
Good work by Orsini as he checks the leg kick.
Ahonen tries to close the distance and clinch up but Orsini swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Orsini keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ahonen.
A countering left hand to the body from Orsini misses.
Ahonen throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Orsini with a nice cross.
A good leg kick by Orsini.
Orsini missing with a left hand there. Ahonen was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Manu Ahonen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ahonen motions for Orsini to come forward. Ahonen throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Ahonen bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.

Ahonen tries to keep at a distance but Orsini has taken the fight into the clinch.
Orsini is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Ahonen struggles to land a body shot inside as Orsini controls his hands.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ahonen.
Ahonen working aggressively here.
Orsini struggles to land a body shot inside as Ahonen controls his hands.
Ahonen misses with some punches.
Ahonen lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Orsini backwards.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ahonen swings wildly with an uppercut but Orsini uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Orsini goes for a takedown in the clinch but Ahonen prevents it.
A head punch on the inside from Orsini fails to land.
A short left from Ahonen.

Ahonen manages to break the clinch.
Orsini cracks Ahonen with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Ahonen ducks under a wild hook from Orsini.
A little feinted left hand from Ahonen on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Orsini fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ahonen manages to avoid it.
Ahonen throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Ahonen is looking to clinch but Orsini is avoiding it.
Ahonen dips to his left and cracks Orsini with an uppercut!
Ahonen misses the shot to the body.
Ahonen takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Ahonen throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ahonen scores with a jab to the jaw.
Orsini fakes the leg kick and cracks Ahonen in the body.
Orsini looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A jab from Ahonen misses.
Ahonen blocks a jab.
It looked like Ahonen wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
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 Manu Ahonen will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Orsini lands a nice looking body shot.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Ahonen has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Orsini.
A low kick from Ahonen misses
and Orsini counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Orsini throws a front kick aimed at Ahonen's knee but Ahonen avoids it well.
Orsini avoids a kick to the body.
Orsini fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Ahonen attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Ahonen lands with an overhand left.
Nice uppercut lands for Ahonen. That snapped Orsini's head back.
Orsini throws out a loose jab but Ahonen uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ahonen with a hook.
Ahonen misses with a right hand

and Orsini counters with a shoot takedown. Ahonen fights it but they end up in guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ahonen keeping moving, preventing Orsini from controlling successfully.
Orsini stands up over Ahonen, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.

Ahonen working for a triangle but Orsini defends it easily.
Orsini scoring with some ground and pound.

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

Ahonen trying to control the position from guard on top but Orsini is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Orsini looking to hit a scissor sweep but Ahonen is one step ahead there.
Orsini is trying to keep Ahonen in close.

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.
Ahonen cracks Orsini with a solid left hand.
Orsini wants to control the position but Ahonen says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Ahonen lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Ahonen looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Orsini with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Ahonen takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Orsini is looking to control Ahonen's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Orsini avoid being mounted?
Ahonen looks to score some points with some ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Orsini slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

Orsini throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Ahonen escapes and throws Orsini's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Orsini is trying to get back to half guard.
Orsini is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Ahonen connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Orsini some visible discomfort.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ahonen working away.
Orsini is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Ahonen's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Orsini is trying to get back to full guard.

Orsini looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ground and pound from Ahonen.
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 Manu Ahonen will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Ahonen cracks Orsini with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Orsini looks to land a left hand but Ahonen moved out of range nicely.
A slow jab from Orsini misses its intended target.
Ahonen tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Orsini manages to circle out of the way.
Orsini ducks under a wild hook from Ahonen.
Orsini has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Ahonen.
Ahonen throws a leg kick
and Orsini counters with a straight right hand.
Ahonen fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Orsini is out of range.
Orsini looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Orsini scores with the left hand. Ahonen knows he should have avoided that one.
Orsini displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ahonen throws out the jab.
Orsini throws a wild body kick that Ahonen sees coming a mile off.
Ahonen throws a left and a right that both miss
letting Orsini counter with a right hand.
Ahonen with a nice cross.
A clash of legs there as Ahonen blocks the low kick.
A swing and a miss from Ahonen.
Orsini dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ahonen. That did some damage!
Orsini feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Ahonens jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A head kick misses from Ahonen.
Ahonen throws a good cross that connects.
Ahonen smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Orsini takes one on the button.
Ahonen tries to land a leg kick but Orsini saw it coming and moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ahonen stalks Orsini and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Orsini's face. Orsini staggers backwards, shaken.
Orsini attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Manu Ahonen is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Ahonen throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ahonen misses the jab.
Orsini drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Ahonen defends it well.
Ahonen connects with a body shot that sends Orsini's belly button to the back.
Orsini shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Orsini throws a hook but Ahonen blocks it.
Ahonen pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ahonen misses with an uppercut.
Ahonen misses with a straight left.
Ahonen keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Orsini.
Ahonen bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

Orsini shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Ahonen is trying to defend but Orsini finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ahonen avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Orsini.
Ahonen moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Alessandro Orsini has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Orsini loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Orsini throws a big elbow that misses.
Orsini trying to control the position from guard on top but Ahonen is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Orsini working some strikes from top position.

Ahonen is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Orsini scoring with some ground and pound.
Ahonen controls Orsini momentarily but Orsini frees himself.
Orsini wants to control from the top but Ahonen keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ahonen utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Orsini pushes down on Ahonen's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Orsini seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.

Orsini is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Ahonen is pressing down on Orsini's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Orsini wants to control from the top but Ahonen keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Orsini is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Orsini trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Ahonen looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Orsini works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Ground and pound from Orsini.
Orsini missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.

Ahonen looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Alessandro Orsini.
I think Ahonen has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Ben Zyskovitsi scores the fight 29:28
Judge Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight 29:28
Judge Matti Vanhoillinen scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Manu Ahonen!

A less than humble Manu Ahonen misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
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Event: UGD 100:Justice Vs Cotto     
Date:   Feb 16, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Chris Coath (ranked 128 p4p, 21 weight class) and Brock Rumlow (ranked 127 p4p, 20 weight class). Coath comes to the cage accompanied by For Heavy Metal we will die!. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
35
189 lbs
30 - 13 - 0
183 cm
34
188 lbs
32 - 7 - 2
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 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Chris Coath!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 7 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Brock Rumlow!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Steven Brown and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rumlow on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Rumlow looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Coath takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Coath pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Rumlow misses with a low kick.
Coath misses with the combination.
Coath with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Rumlow to score with a decent uppercut.
Coath misses with an attempted mid kick.
Rumlow lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
A looping hook to the body misses from Rumlow. Coath does a little dance to reset his feet.
Coath gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Rumlow.
Rumlow uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Coath.
We've been told by Coath's head coaches at Heavy Metal that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Coath misses with a wild body shot.
Rumlow connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Coath slips a straight right by Rumlow.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A punch lands to the side of Rumlow 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Rumlow's corner calls for a 1-2. Rumlow obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Rumlow ducks under a wild hook from Coath.
Rumlow with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Rumlow looks to score with a jab to the body but Coath is just out of range.
A jab from Rumlow misses.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Rumlow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rumlow misses with a hook.
Rumlow has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Coath throws a lazy right hand but Rumlow sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Coath on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Rumlow with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Coath throws a lazy right hand but Rumlow sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A bone on bone clash there as Rumlow blocks the leg kick.

Coath forces Rumlow back against the cage and clinches.
Rumlow blocks an uppercut.
Coath tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Coath misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Rumlow fails to land.
Coath scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Coath throws a head punch that misses.
Coath lands a shoulder strike.
Rumlow gets through Coath's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Rumlow fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Rumlow makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Coath blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A shot in the inside from Rumlow.
A head punch on the inside from Rumlow fails to land.
Coath scores with an uppercut up the middle.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Coath misses with a body punch.
Rumlow can't find room to land a body shot as Coath controls the action.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Rumlow.
Coath tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Coath tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Coath fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Coath fails to land.
Rumlow doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Coath misses with the head strike.
Rumlow working aggressively here.
A head punch on the inside from Rumlow fails to land.
Coath scores with a nice hook to the head.
Coath has a couple of punches blocked by Rumlow.
Rumlow swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Coath struggles to land a body shot inside as Rumlow controls his hands.
Coath pushes Rumlow back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Rumlow tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rumlow.
Rumlow throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Rumlow works on Coath's body with a couple of short punches.
Rumlow lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Coath digs a right hand underneath Rumlow's ribcage. Rumlow let out a lung full of air as it connected.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Rumlow on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Coath fails to land.
Rumlow tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Coath blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Rumlow fails to land.
Rumlow misses with the head strike.
Rumlow makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rumlow.
Rumlow lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Coath tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Rumlow swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Coath lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Coath.
Rumlow makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short left from Coath.
Coath swings wildly with an uppercut but Rumlow uses good head movement to avoid it.
Coath misses with a body punch.
Coath takes a shot to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rumlow pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Coath tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Rumlow smiles and moves away.
Coath throws a shot from downtown. Rumlow moves away and avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Coath throws a jab but it's blocked by Rumlow.
Rumlow throws a push kick but Coath slaps the foot to one side.
Coath keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Coath tries to counter by clinching up but Rumlow breaks away and moves out of range.
Rumlow looks to land a body kick but Coath moved away.
Coath loads up on a big right hand but Rumlow slips the punch.
Coath throws a chopping leg kick but Rumlow manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Rumlow misses with a body punch
and Coath counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Coath connects with a solid leg kick.
Rumlow moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Rumlow 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.
Coath misses with a straight left.
Rumlow takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Coath misses with a hook. Rumlow ducked under it nicely.
Rumlow is trying to counter with his kicks.
Coath scores with a jab to the body.
Rumlow turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rumlow misses with an attempted mid kick.
That kick from Coath tenderised Rumlow's leg. Rumlow is trying to keep his angry face on.
Rumlow throws a solid leg kick but Coath takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Rumlow.
Coath loads up on a big right hand but Rumlow slips the punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Rumlow throws out a leg kick but Coath moves out of range and Rumlow only half commits.
Coath takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Rumlow blocks the body kick.
Rumlow moves out of range of the body kick from Coath.
Coath throws a left and a right that both miss
and Rumlow counters with a body kick that stops Coath in his tracks momentarily.
Rumlow dodges the punch combination from Coath.
Coath looks to land a right hand but Rumlow moved out of range.
A decent looking cross lands there for Rumlow.
Rumlow swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Rumlow attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Rumlow scores with a jab to the body.
Rumlow jabs Coath to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Rumlow walks into a left hand.
Rumlow feints and then cracks Coath's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Coath down.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A combination from Coath does no damage.
An inside leg kick from Rumlow misses.
Rumlow ducks under a wild hook from Coath.
Coath keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Rumlow.
As Rumlow backs away, Coath returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Rumlow fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Coath has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coath throws the left hand but Rumlow avoids the punch easily.
Rumlow scores with a kick to the midsection.
Rumlow displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Coath throws out the jab.
Coath moves away from the strike by Rumlow.
Coath checks a low kick from Rumlow.
Rumlow scores with a leg kick.
Brock Rumlow seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Rumlow comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Coath lands a glancing blow to the side of Rumlow's head.
Coath throws the left hand but Rumlow avoids the punch easily.
Nice defenses there by Coath.
Coath throws a hook but Rumlow avoids it easily.
Coath misses the shot to the body.
A swing and a miss from Rumlow.
Coath moves out of range of the body kick.
Coath tries to move into range but Rumlow moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Rumlow throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Rumlow throws a nice inside leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rumlow scores with a jab.
A swing and a miss from Coath.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rumlow misses with a body kick.
Coath swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Rumlow throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Rumlow connects with a solid leg kick.
Rumlow misses with the combination.
A little feinted left hand from Coath on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Rumlow takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Coath thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Rumlow if he has to take too many more of those.
Coath on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Coath misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rumlow.
Rumlow pushes Coath away with a front kick.
Rumlow throws a nice inside leg kick.
Coath misses with a looping right.
Coath feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Rumlow's calf.
Jab from Rumlow.
Rumlow throws a front kick aimed at Coath's knee but Coath avoids it well.
Rumlow connects with a jab.
Rumlow staying out of range there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coath swings and misses with a hook to the body.
The fighters circling - Coath throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Coath will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Nice straight punches there by Rumlow. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Rumlow.

Coath has Rumlow up against the cage in a clinch.
Coath has a couple of punches blocked by Rumlow.
Rumlow swings wildly with an uppercut but Coath uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rumlow goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Coath blocking some punches.
Coath scores with a shot to the side of Rumlow's head.
Rumlow working aggressively here.
Coath tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Rumlow prevents a body shot from Coath.
Coath misses with a body punch.
Rumlow digs a right hand into Coath's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Coath's gas tank.
Rumlow blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Rumlow lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Rumlow lands a right hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Coath is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Rumlow's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
A nice right hand lands inside from Rumlow.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Coath.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Coath.
Coath blocks an uppercut.
Brock Rumlow seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Rumlow misses with a punch on the inside.
Coath misses with the head strike.
Coath misses with a shot to the kidneys.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rumlow.
Coath blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Coath blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Coath doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Coath works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rumlow.
A nice right hand lands inside from Coath.
Coath has a couple of punches blocked by Rumlow.
Rumlow swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A nice left hand lands by Rumlow.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rumlow digs a right hand underneath Coath's ribcage. Coath let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Rumlow lands a body punch in the clinch.
Rumlow blocking some punches.
Rumlow stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Coath lands a body punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brock Rumlow showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Rumlow tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Rumlow has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Coath throws a lazy right hand but Rumlow sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Coath throws a shot from downtown. Rumlow moves away and avoids it.

Coath closes the distance and clinches.
A head punch on the inside from Rumlow fails to land.
Coath working aggressively here.
Coath goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Coath misses with a punch to the body.
Rumlow misses with a short punch on the inside.
Coath is trying to pull guard but Rumlow turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Coath throws a punch but it's blocked by Rumlow.
Rumlow's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Coath goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Coath lands a nice uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rumlow misses with a hook to the ribs.
Rumlow takes a shot to the head.
Coath misses with a punch on the inside.
Rumlow blocks an uppercut.
Rumlow lands with a light punch inside.
Rumlow misses with a short punch on the inside.
Rumlow misses with a punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rumlow blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Rumlow misses with a punch to the body.
Coath struggles to land a body shot inside as Rumlow controls his hands.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rumlow.
Coath blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Rumlow swings wildly with an uppercut but Coath uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rumlow tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Coath scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Rumlow throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Coaths head.
Rumlow lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Rumlow scores with a shoulder strike.
Rumlow lands a shot to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Rumlow tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Rumlow throws a punch but it's blocked by Coath.
Still in the clinch, Coath scores with a nice short uppercut.
Rumlow lands a shot to the body.
Rumlow is working Coath over against the cage.
Rumlow throws a punch but it's blocked by Coath.
Rumlow working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Chris Coath has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Coath misses with the head strike.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Rumlow creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A nice right hand lands inside from Coath.
Rumlow blocking some punches.
Coath swings wildly with an uppercut but Rumlow uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rumlow works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Rumlow swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Coath's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Coath lands a right hand.
Rumlow lands a left hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Rumlow softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Coath is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Rumlow to keep the fight standing.
Coath lands a hook that snaps the head of Rumlow backwards.
Rumlow throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Coaths head.
Rumlow working aggressively here.
Rumlow lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Rumlow landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Rumlow stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Rumlow pushes Coath back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Rumlow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A right handed body shot lands from Rumlow.
A nice right hand lands inside from Rumlow.
Rumlow scores with a shoulder strike.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Rumlow creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Rumlow lands a shot to the body.
Rumlow stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
A short right from Rumlow.
Rumlow lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Rumlow.
Rumlow throws a head punch that misses.
Rumlow lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Rumlow tries to work over Coath's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Rumlow lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Coath doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Rumlow swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Coath lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Rumlow scores with a nice short uppercut.
Coath tries to pull guard but Rumlow won't allow it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Chris Coath. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Coath tries to throw a body punch but Rumlow avoids it by throwing Coath back against the cage.
Still in the clinch, Rumlow scores with a nice short uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rumlow throws a punch but it's blocked by Coath.
Coath blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Coath misses with some punches.
Coath has a couple of punches blocked by Rumlow.
Rumlow misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Still in the clinch, Rumlow scores with a nice short uppercut.
Rumlow has a couple of punches blocked by Coath.
Coath fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Rumlow throws a punch but it's blocked by Coath.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Coath.
Rumlow throws a head punch that misses.
Rumlow blocking some punches.
Rumlow throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Coath blocks it with crossed arms.
Coath lands a body punch.
Rumlow's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Coath tries to throw a body punch but Rumlow avoids it by throwing Coath back against the cage.
Rumlow tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Rumlow.
Coath lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Rumlow scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A short right from Coath.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brock Rumlow comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Rumlow 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 Atkins scores the fight 27:30
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 27:30
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brock Rumlow!

A victorious Brock Rumlow thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: GC 190     
Date:   Feb 15, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Bronson Hughes (ranked 2415 p4p, 232 weight class) and Keijo Lopetus (ranked 2256 p4p, 221 weight class). Hughes comes to the cage accompanied by Slam - By: Onyx. Lopetus has chosen For Heavy Metal we will die! as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

170 cm
28
154 lbs
9 - 6 - 0
168 cm
33
152 lbs
11 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Great elbows
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Bullet Proof System



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 9 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bronson Hughes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Keijo Lopetus!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Chris Downing and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lopetus moves out of range of the strikes.
Hughes with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Lopetus to score with a decent uppercut.
Hughes looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Hughes scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
The crowd cheers as Hughes lands an impressive looking overhand right. Lopetus doesn't seem phased though.
Hughes lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Lopetus pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Hughes misses with a hook. Lopetus ducked under it nicely.
Bronson Hughes seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Lopetus throws a big shot that misses.
Lopetus moves out of range as Hughes throws a body kick.
Hughes gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Lopetus.
Hughes throws an overhand right that lands on Lopetus's shoulder, as Lopetus tries to avoid the shot.
Hughes has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Lopetus finds it's way round the side to connect with Hughes's head.
Lopetus tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Lopetus turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A looping hook to the body misses from Lopetus. Hughes does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hughes lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Hughes lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Hughes misses with a looping left.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Hughes swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Lopetus slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Lopetus takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Lopetus throws a leg kick but Hughes moved away.
Hughes throws a head kick that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hughes throws a combination. Lopetus tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
A slow jab from Lopetus misses its intended target.
Lopetus thows a body kick. Hughes tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Lopetus listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Hughes missing with a left hand there. Lopetus was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Good work by Hughes as he checks the leg kick.
Lopetus looks to land a body kick but Hughes moved away.
Good shot there by Lopetus.
A big left from Hughes misses.
Lopetus on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Hughes. Hughes obviously looking to wear him down.
Jab by Hughes.
Lopetus moves into range and connects with a jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hughes blocks a leg kick.
Lopetus throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Hughes sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Hughes on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Hughes turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Hughes scores with a jab.
A swing and a miss from Lopetus.
Keijo Lopetus is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Hughes tries for a takedown but Lopetus circles away easily
and Lopetus counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Hughes lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lopetus throws a big shot that misses.
Hughes blocks a jab.
Hughes avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Hughes connects with a jab.

Hughes shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Hughes showed some decent athleticism there.
Hughes working the head and body with strikes.
Hughes stops Lopetus from getting back to his feet.
Hughes throwing shots but Lopetus is blocking nicely.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Hughes is nestled in close to Lopetus, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Lopetus is trying to stand up here but Hughes is controlling him well.
Lopetus is using up a lot of energy trying to get back to his feet. Perhaps he should improve his position first.
Hughes sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Lopetus defending well though.

Lopetus has one foot on Hughes's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.
Lopetus lands with a straight right. Hughes didn't see that one coming.
A bone on bone clash there as Hughes blocks the leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lopetus takes a swing at Hughes's ribcage but misses.
Lopetus lands an overhand right.
Hughes throws out a loose jab but Lopetus uses good head movement to avoid it.
The fighters circling - Hughes throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Hughes closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Hughes lands a head kick!
Lopetus scores with a crisp jab that stopped Hughes in his tracks.
Lopetus fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Lopetus lands with a nice body punch.
Lopetus works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Hughes lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A nice leg kick lands there from Lopetus.
Hughes throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A decent looking cross lands there for Lopetus.
A slow jab from Lopetus misses its intended target.
Lopetus slips under a jab from Hughes.
Lopetus looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Lopetus throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Hughes moves out of range as Lopetus strikes.
Hughes connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lopetus cracks Hughes with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Hughes moves out of range of the body kick.
Hughes tries to counter with a takedown but Lopetus is quick to defend against it.
Hughes takes a swing at Lopetus's ribcage but misses.
Hughes waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Lopetus.
Hughes is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Hughes moves out of range as Lopetus strikes.
A left lands for Hughes.
Hughes throws a right and a left that both miss.
Lopetus jabs at Hughes's body.

Lopetus closes the distance and pushes Hughes back into the cage.
Lopetus lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Hughes blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hughes.
A shot in the inside from Lopetus.
Hughes throws a punch but it's blocked by Lopetus.
Lopetus swings away with an uppercut that misses.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Hughes trying to land knees to the body.
Lopetus has a couple of punches blocked by Hughes.
Lopetus lands a hook that snaps the head of Hughes backwards.

Lopetus's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Hughes slips a jab and a cross from Lopetus.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Hughes comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Hughes throws out a leg kick but Lopetus moves out of range and Hughes only half commits.
Hughes misses with a looping right.
Lopetus defending well as Hughes loads up on a big left hand.
Lopetus gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Hughes jabs Lopetus to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Lopetus tries to clinch but Hughes is having none of it.
Lopetus defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Hughes.
Hughes throws a low kick, looking for Lopetus's leg but Lopetus calmly moves out of range.
Nice defenses there by Lopetus.
Lopetus slips under a jab from Hughes.
Lopetus takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Lopetus connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hughes is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Lopetus.
A jab lands there for Lopetus.
Lopetus takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Lopetus looks to land a combination. Hughes sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Lopetus chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Hughes can pounce on him.
A telegraphed right hand from Hughes misses the target.
Hughes takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lopetus lands with an overhand left.
Hughes throws a head kick that misses.
Hughes avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

Hughes drives through with a takedown into Lopetus's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.

Lopetus manages to escape and get back to his feet.
Lopetus lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Hughes shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Hughes on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Lopetus. Lopetus obviously looking to wear him down.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Lopetus enables Hughes to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Lopetus manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.

Lopetus has butterfly guard. He's looking to stand up here. He pushes Hughes off him and springs to his feet nicely. The crowd applauds.
Hughes tries to land a front kick but Lopetus steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Hughes throws a looping overhand right but Lopetus ducks down to avoid it.
Keijo Lopetus seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Hughes misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Hughes circles away from the clinch attempt.
Hughes shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Lopetus but Lopetus pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Hughes throws a nice looking combination but Lopetus bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Lopetus doesn't manage to clinch there - Hughes circles away.
The fight stays on the outside here - Lopetus looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lopetus keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hughes.
Hughes looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bronson Hughes. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Hughes moves out of range of the strikes.
Lopetus throws a body punch but Hughes moves out of range.
Hughes uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Lopetus.
Hughes staying out of range there.
Lopetus connects with a jab.
Lopetus connects with a crisp jab.
Hughes throws out a loose jab but Lopetus uses good head movement to avoid it.
Lopetus replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Hughes blocks it well.
Hughes takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Hughes will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Lopetus fails in his attempt to clinch.
Hughes appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Lopetus scores with a leg kick.
Lopetus works the jab nicely.
Hughes lands a jab.
A big left from Hughes misses.
Lopetus fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
A left lands for Hughes.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Lopetus has one foot on Hughes's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.
Lopetus avoids a punch combination nicely.
Hughes finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Hughes looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Hughes shoots in for a takedown but Lopetus shows good takedown defense.
Hughes scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
A slow jab from Hughes misses its intended target.
Lopetus lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hughes's sensitive parts.

Hughes scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Lopetus wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!

Lopetus throws Hughes to one side and escapes!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hughes shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Lopetus as he jumps to the side.
Lopetus thumps Hughes with a low kick.

Lopetus moves into the clinch.
Lopetus lands a shoulder strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hughes working aggressively here.
Nice elbow from Hughes.
Lopetus avoiding damage as Hughes throws knees to the body.
Hughes prevents a body shot from Lopetus.

Lopetus breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Hughes walks into a straight right hand from Lopetus.
Lopetus slips under a jab from Hughes.
Hughes takes one on the button.

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

Lopetus uses the cage to get back to his feet.
Lopetus throws a big shot that misses.
Lopetus has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Lopetus avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Lopetus tries to counter with a clinch but Hughes shakes him off and moves away.
Lopetus bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
A jab from Lopetus does it's job there.
Hughes throws a hook to the side of Lopetus's head but Lopetus sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
The crowd cheers as Lopetus lands an impressive looking overhand right. Hughes doesn't seem phased though.
The fighters circling - Hughes throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Lopetus ducks under a wild hook from Hughes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jab from Lopetus.
Lopetus moves out of range as Hughes strikes.
Lopetus connects with a crisp jab.
Nice sprawl there from Lopetus as Hughes shoots in.
It seemed like Lopetus was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Lopetus bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Hughes's head.
Lopetus looking to land some kicks to the body here.

Hughes darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Hughes slips a nice elbow through Lopetus's hands, connecting with Lopetus's forehead.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Lopetus tries to kick Hughes off but Hughes keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Keijo Lopetus has got the better of the ground game so far.
Hughes is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
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!
Lopetus looks like he's trying to stand up.
Hughes not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Hughes looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Lopetus with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lopetus tries to kick Hughes off but Hughes keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.

Hughes is looking for a kimura but Lopetus is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Hughes to get the leverage.
Lopetus is trying to stand.
Hughes throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Hughes stops Lopetus from getting back to his feet.
Hughes looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Lopetus with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Lopetus wants to get back to his feet.
Hughes missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Hughes has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Lopetus's corner are shouting for him to stand up but that's bad cornering - how is he meant to stand up when he's mounted? He should be looking to improve his position on the ground before trying to stand back up.
Hughes lands a big elbow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd growing excited in anticipation of a finish here! Right on cue, Hughes cracks his opponent with a massive right hand that draws loud cheers!
Lopetus is not a happy chappy… he wants out of there.
Lopetus in a bad spot here, taking shots to the head.
Hughes cracks Lopetus with a nasty head shot there - the crowd let out an audible gasp there, as the noise reverberated around the arena.
Lopetus tries to buck Hughes off but he can't manage it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Hughes landing strikes from the mount and Lopetus is in trouble!
Lopetus wants to try and get back to his feet.
Hughes lands with some strikes.
Hughes working away from the top, dropping strikes.
Hughes landing strikes, looking to finish!
Lopetus is really trying hard to get back to his feet.
The referee warns Lopetus that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.
Lopetus wants to get back to his feet.
Hughes putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lopetus is trying to stand up.
Hughes lands a big shot there that rocks Lopetus but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
Hughes won't let Lopetus get back to his feet... He wants to keep the fight where it is for now.
Hughes landing strikes, looking to finish!
Lopetus's corner are shouting for him to stand up but that's bad cornering - how is he meant to stand up when he's mounted? He should be looking to improve his position on the ground before trying to stand back up.
Hughes lands a couple of good shots and Lopetus has given up his back, trying to escape the position!
Lopetus is trying to stand back up.
Lopetus takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Lopetus grimaces as he takes a shot to the body.
Oooh a big shot gets through from Hughes. Many more shots like that and the referee will have to think about stepping in!
Hughes is punishing Lopetus with strikes - can he finish him?!
Hughes lands a shot to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Lopetus is trying to stand back up.
Bronson Hughes has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Hughes is working for the rear naked choke. He has one arm under the chin but Lopetus has hold of the other arm. A bit of a stalemate here.
Hughes loading up with punches from the back mount - how long can Lopetus hold on?
Lopetus is trying to stand back up.
Lopetus grimaces as he takes a shot to the body.

Lopetus manages to get to his feet, escaping the difficult position.
Lopetus ducks under a wild hook from Hughes.
Lopetus thows a left - swing and a miss!
Hughes lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Hughes looks to throw the jab but Lopetus is out of range.
Lopetus scores with a jab to the jaw.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Hughes avoids the head kick by Lopetus.
Lopetus throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Keijo Lopetus!

Keijo Lopetus tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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RATING
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Event: MMMA 63 Moors vs Alatalo 2     
Date:   Feb 14, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Damien Redman (ranked 2662 p4p, 282 weight class) and Esko Marttinen (ranked 2079 p4p, 221 weight class). Redman comes to the cage accompanied by Put Your Lights On . Marttinen has chosen For Heavy Metal we will die! as his entrance music. 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?

174 cm
32
169 lbs
25 - 19 - 0
182 cm
30
162 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Damien Redman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Esko Marttinen!
The judges for this bout are Alec Ball, Trevor Gratis and Yves DeLean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Redman checks a low kick from Marttinen.
Marttinen throws a looping overhand right but Redman ducks down to avoid it.
Marttinen lands a head shot.
Marttinen smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Redman checks a leg kick nicely.
Marttinen bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Marttinen is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Redman.
Redman finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Marttinen shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
A lazy body kick from Marttinen
and Redman counters with an outside leg kick.
Redman closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Redman misses with a kick to the body.
Marttinen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jab from Marttinen.
Marttinen throws a sloppy head kick and Redman moves out of range easily.
A quick step to the side and Redman tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Marttinen throws the left hand but Redman avoids the punch easily.
Marttinen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Redman.
Redman avoids the head kick by Marttinen.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Marttinen has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Marttinen throws a jab when Redman was well out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Redman lands a nice hook to Marttinen's body. Marttinen takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A thudding body kick lands there by Redman!
Marttinen with a nice cross.
Redman fakes the leg kick and cracks Marttinen in the body.
Marttinen tried to score with a low kick but Redman checks it.
Redman looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Marttinen misses with a body shot.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Marttinen, right into the meat.
Redman throws a solid leg kick but Marttinen takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Redman.
Redman keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Marttinen moves into range and connects with a jab.
Marttinen tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Redman is able to avoid easily.
Good leg kick by Redman there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Marttinen looks for the body kick but Redman saw that one coming.
Redman tries to clinch but Marttinen moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Marttinen fails with the takedown.
Marttinen walks forward, straight into a front kick from Redman.
Marttinen throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Esko Marttinen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Marttinen swinging wildly here.
Marttinen avoids a kick to the body.
Redman misses with a body kick.
Marttinen throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Redman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Marttinen sizes up Redman with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Marttinen moves out of range of the body kick from Redman.
Marttinen on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Redman. Redman obviously looking to wear him down.
Marttinen feints and then cracks Redman's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Redman down.
Marttinen scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Redman throws a chopping leg kick but Marttinen manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Redman steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Marttinen.
Redman avoids the head kick by Marttinen.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Redman doesn't manage to clinch there - Marttinen circles away.
Nice defenses there by Redman.
Redman throws a wild body kick that Marttinen sees coming a mile off.
Redman blocks a head kick by Marttinen.
Redman moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Marttinen misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Damien Redman has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Esko Marttinen.
Marttinen throws a hook but Redman blocks it.
Redman scores with a kick to the body.
Marttinen is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Redman had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
A looping hook to the body misses from Marttinen. Redman does a little dance to reset his feet.
Redman tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Marttinen manages to circle out of the way.
Redman tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Marttinen paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Marttinen swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Redman misses with a body kick.
Marttinen throws a low kick but it's checked well by Redman.
Redman ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Redman slips under a jab.
Marttinen takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Marttinen takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Redman forces Marttinen back against the cage and clinches.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Marttinen misses with a punch to the body.
Marttinen working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Redman looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Redman throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Redman lands a damaging elbow.
Marttinen has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Marttinen misses with a punch on the inside.
Redman avoiding damage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Redman.
Marttinen blocks the elbow strike.
Marttinen lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Redman creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Redman lands an elbow that stopped Marttinen in his tracks for a moment.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Marttinen misses with a hook from the clinch.
Redman is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Marttinen attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Marttinen throws out a loose jab but Redman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Redman walks into a stiff left hand from Marttinen.
Redman misses with a kick to the body.
And Marttinen responds with a good body kick, but Redman manages to step out the way in time.
Marttinen throws a solid leg kick but Redman takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Marttinen.
Redman avoids the head kick by Marttinen.
Redman went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Marttinen feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Redman's calf.
Redman throws a nice inside leg kick.
Esko Marttinen seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Marttinen scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Redman doesn't seem bothered though.
Redman pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Redman bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A big left from Marttinen misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Marttinen throws a good cross that connects.
Marttinen bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
A slapping body kick lands there for Redman.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Redman tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Marttinen paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Marttinen thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Redman if he has to take too many more of those.
Redman swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Marttinen changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Marttinen throws a nice outside leg kick.
Marttinen darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Marttinen lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
A nice leg kick lands there from Marttinen.
Redman is looking to wear down Marttinen with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Marttinen scores with a jab to the head.

Marttinen shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Marttinen was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Redman can't do much from the bottom here.
Redman is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Marttinen is controlling him well.
Marttinen trying to control the position but Redman is working away.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Marttinen tries for a kimura but Redman is defending well.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Redman wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Marttinen wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Redman, who protects the arm well.
Redman is not content to let Marttinen control the position.
Redman is trying to get back to half guard.
Redman is trying to escape and get back to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Redman is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

Marttinen is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Redman is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Marttinen working away.
Marttinen tries to advance to mount but can't.
Marttinen is looking to take a break and control but Redman is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Marttinen wants to control but Redman is keeping him busy.
Redman stops Marttinen from passing to mount.
Marttinen has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Redman tries to bench press Marttinen off him but Marttinen keeps the position.

Marttinen goes for an armbar here - this could be all over! But no, Redman has escaped beautifully and is now on top in side control! Oh, that's unlucky for Marttinen but great work by Redman.
Marttinen regains half guard.
Redman controlling the pace.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Marttinen is not content to let Redman control the position.
Marttinen has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Redman is working away from the top position though.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Esko Marttinen 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! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


A good leg kick by Marttinen.
Redman thumps Marttinen with a low kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Marttinen.
Marttinen lands a jab to the nose.
Redman defending well as Marttinen loads up on a big left hand.
Marttinen shoots for a takedown but Redman saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
As Marttinen backs away, Redman returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Redman ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Marttinen is looking to land body kicks.
Marttinen is looking to slow Redman down with leg kicks.
Marttinen shoots in but no luck this time.
A big right from Marttinen misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Marttinen throws an off balance right hand
and Redman counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
A shot to the liver by Marttinen. Beautiful body shot.
Marttinen takes a head kick and keeps coming.

It looks like Esko Marttinen has been cut.
Marttinen has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Redman.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Redman fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Marttinen checks it well.
Redman on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Marttinen shoots in but no luck this time.
Damien Redman has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Esko Marttinen.
Marttinen fails to land with a series of punches.
Marttinen takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Marttinen throws a nice inside leg kick.
Marttinen paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Redman throws a quick inside leg kick.
A head kick misses from Marttinen.
Marttinen shoots for a double leg takedown but Redman sprawls well. He's pushed Marttinen's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Redman is looking to clinch but Marttinen is avoiding it.
Redman fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Damien Redman is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Marttinen throws a head kick that misses.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Marttinen.
A nice inside leg kick there by Redman. That's going to slow Marttinen down.
Marttinen throws a push kick but Redman slaps the foot to one side.
Marttinen tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Marttinen connects with a leg kick. Redman looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Redman just misses with a punch to the body.
Marttinen looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Marttinen throws the left hand but Redman avoids the punch easily.
Redman tried to counter with a leg kick but Marttinen avoided it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Marttinen listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Redman looks for the body kick but Marttinen saw that one coming.
Redman goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.

Redman gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Redman is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Marttinen gets through Redman's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Marttinen's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Marttinen gets through Redman's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Redman throws an elbow that misses.
Redman lands an elbow inside.
Redman throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Marttinen lands a left hand that snaps the head of Redman backwards.
Marttinen blocks an elbow strike.
Redman misses with an elbow strike.
Marttinen misses with the head strike.
Marttinen throws a head punch that misses.
Redman pushes off an throws an elbow but Marttinen leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Damien Redman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Redman blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Marttinen avoids a wild elbow strike from Redman.
Marttinen takes an elbow to the forehead.
Redman throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A head punch on the inside from Marttinen fails to land.
Marttinen misses with some punches.
Marttinen tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Damien Redman has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Redman creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Redman is stalling here.
Redman lands an elbow inside.
Marttinen dodges an elbow strike from Redman.

Marttinen ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Marttinen no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.

Marttinen throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Redman escapes and throws Marttinen's legs to the side, diving into side control!

Redman decides to take the fight back to the feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Redman clinches up against the cage.
Marttinen working aggressively here.
Redman is stalling here.
Marttinen avoids the elbow strike from Redman, against the cage.
Marttinen works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Marttinen is trying to drag Redman to the mat but Redman just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Marttinen throws a head punch that misses.
Redman lands a nice elbow.
Redman lands an elbow inside that Marttinen shrugs off.
Marttinen working aggressively here.
Marttinen misses with the head strike.
Marttinen can't find room to land a body shot as Redman controls the action.
Marttinen has a couple of punches blocked by Redman.
Redman misses with an elbow over the top.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Damien Redman.
I think Marttinen 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 Alec Ball scores the fight 28:29
Judge Trevor Gratis scores the fight 28:30
Judge Yves DeLean scores the fight 28:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Esko Marttinen!

Esko Marttinen bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: NYFN Legends Tournament r. 7     
Date:   Feb 04, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Blake Phoenix (ranked 1973 p4p, 260 weight class) and Pablo Spezziale (ranked 2677 p4p, 336 weight class). The crowd seem to be enjoying Spezziale's choice of entrance music: For Heavy Metal we will die!. Blake Phoenix has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

194 cm
19
210 lbs
7 - 0 - 0
200 cm
19
209 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Basic striking
Very strong
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Heavy handed

KAISER Nutrition - Q160

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
Bullet Proof System



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 7 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Blake Phoenix!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Pablo Spezziale!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Alyssa Summers and Steve Montenegro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Phoenix misses with a lunging right hand
enabling Spezziale to counter with a crisp jab.
Spezziale scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Spezziale lands with a shot to the body.
Phoenix definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Spezziale throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Phoenix lands with a straight right. Spezziale didn't see that one coming.
Phoenix on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Spezziale works over Phoenix's head and body with a nice combination.
Spezziale uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Phoenix.
Phoenix missing with a left hand there. Spezziale was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Good exchange - Spezziale coming out on top.
Phoenix tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Spezziale paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Phoenix is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Spezziale.
Spezziale's coach down at Heavy Metal was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Spezziale's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Phoenix misses with a hook.
Phoenix swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Spezziale throws a hook but Phoenix avoids it easily.
Spezziale misses the jab.
A lazy left from Spezziale finds it's target.
Phoenix takes one on the button.
Phoenix fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Spezziale manages to avoid it.
Spezziale lands with a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Spezziale connects with a body shot.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!

Phoenix gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Phoenix pushes Spezziale back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Spezziale makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Phoenix working aggressively here.
Phoenix swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Spezziale wants to get back to striking at distance but Phoenix won't allow it.
Phoenix has a couple of punches blocked by Spezziale.
Phoenix blocks an uppercut.
Phoenix swings wildly with an uppercut but Spezziale uses good head movement to avoid it.
Phoenix gets through Spezziale's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Phoenix misses with a punch on the inside.
Phoenix has a couple of punches blocked by Spezziale.
Phoenix can't find room to land a body shot as Spezziale controls the action.
Spezziale can't break the clinch.
Spezziale prevents a body shot from Phoenix.
Spezziale scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Phoenix working aggressively here.
Phoenix has Spezziale pressed against the cage, preventing Spezziale from circling away and getting back to striking at range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Phoenix scores with an uppercut up the middle.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Spezziale fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Phoenix goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Spezziale looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.

Spezziale pulls Phoenix into guard.
Phoenix wants to pass the guard but Spezziale is keeping the position.
Spezziale working a defensive guard here.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Spezziale can do anything to dispel that myth.
Phoenix won't allow Spezziale to sweep him here.
Spezziale is trying to control the position but Phoenix postures up.
Spezziale bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Phoenix's guard.

Spezziale looking to pass the guard.
Phoenix is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Spezziale wants to control from the top but Phoenix keeps moving.
Spezziale slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Spezziale pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Phoenix is keeping the position for now.
Spezziale controlling from the top position.
Phoenix controlling Spezziale's posture.
Phoenix keeping moving, preventing Spezziale from controlling successfully.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Phoenix keeping full guard, as Spezziale tries to pass.
Spezziale trying to control but Phoenix is working from the bottom.
Spezziale looking to sit in guard and control but Phoenix gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Phoenix slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Spezziale is looking to reverse the position.
Phoenix remains in side control and seems content to stay there. It's a versatile position from which he can work both strikes and submissions, whilst maintaining that control, so maybe he'll sit here for a while.
Spezziale is trying to control Phoenix's posture but Phoenix avoids it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pablo Spezziale 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.



Phoenix has taken the fight to the clinch.
Spezziale blocks an uppercut.
Spezziale softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Phoenix swings wildly with an uppercut but Spezziale uses good head movement to avoid it.
Phoenix tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Spezziale's elbow.
Phoenix doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Nice body punch from Phoenix.
Phoenix can't find room to land a body shot as Spezziale controls the action.
Spezziale's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Phoenix misses with a hook to the ribs.
A nice right hand lands inside from Spezziale.
Spezziale is trying to pull guard but Phoenix turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Phoenix 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.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Phoenix misses with some punches.
Blake Phoenix has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Phoenix misses with some punches.
Spezziale tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Phoenix smiles and moves away.
Phoenix throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Spezziale looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Spezziale listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Spezziale jabs Phoenix right on the nose. Phoenix blinks but takes it well.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Phoenix clinches.
Spezziale lands a left hand.
Spezziale tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Blake Phoenix has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Pablo Spezziale.
Phoenix lands a body shot in the clinch.
Phoenix tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Phoenix lands with a right to the head.
Phoenix swings wildly with an uppercut but Spezziale uses good head movement to avoid it.
Phoenix goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Phoenix misses with a body punch.
Spezziale tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Phoenix just stands there and leans against the cage.
Spezziale can't break the clinch.
Spezziale misses with a short punch on the inside.
Phoenix tries to throw a body punch but Spezziale avoids it by throwing Phoenix back against the cage.
Nice body punch from Phoenix - that landed with a thud.
Phoenix misses with a hook from the clinch.
Phoenix misses with some punches.
Phoenix lands a hook to the side of the head.
Phoenix can't find room to land a body shot as Spezziale controls the action.
Spezziale tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Phoenix lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Phoenix lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Spezziale prevents a body shot from Phoenix.
Phoenix misses with the head strike.
Spezziale lands a hook to the side of the head.
Spezziale throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Phoenixs head.
Phoenix swings wildly with an uppercut but Spezziale uses good head movement to avoid it.
Spezziale throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Phoenixs head.
Phoenix misses with some punches.
A short uppercut from Phoenix.
Spezziale misses with a short punch on the inside.
Phoenix misses with the head strike.
A right hook to the body lands for Phoenix.

Spezziale jumps guard.
Spezziale looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Spezziale keeps trying to improve his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Phoenix stands and throws Spezziale's legs to the side, diving into side control.

Phoenix decides to stand up, so the ref orders Spezziale to his feet.
Spezziale throws a lazy right hand but Phoenix sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Phoenix misses with an uppercut. Spezziale saw that one coming.
Spezziale connects with a single shot there.
Phoenix with a nice cross.
Phoenix misses with a hook
enabling Spezziale to counter with a crisp jab.
Spezziale lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Spezziale connects with a right hand. Phoenix shakes it off.
Phoenix staying out of range there.
Spezziale's jab looks to have found its range, popping Phoenix under the eye.
Phoenix misses with a hook.
Phoenix slips under a jab from Spezziale.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Spezziale dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A punch lands to the side of Phoenix 's head but he takes it in his stride.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Spezziale connects with a looping right hand.
Spezziale steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Phoenix.
Phoenix misses the shot to the body.
Spezziale looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Phoenix works the jab nicely.
Phoenix moves in looking to clinch but Spezziale pushes him off.
Phoenix throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Spezziale sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A jab from Phoenix misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Spezziale! But no joy.
Spezziale lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Spezziale throws a right and a left that both miss.
Spezziale lands the left hand.
Pablo Spezziale seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Phoenix takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Spezziale digs a good hook to Phoenix's body.
Phoenix slips a jab from Spezziale.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Phoenix throws a poor cross that misses
and Spezziale counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Pablo Spezziale seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Spezziale lands a nice shot to the body.
Phoenix tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Phoenix takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pablo Spezziale showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Spezziale avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Phoenix closes the distance but Spezziale moves to the side
and Spezziale counters with a two punch combo.

Phoenix instigates a clinch.
Spezziale has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A short uppercut from Phoenix.
Spezziale makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Phoenix can't find room to land a body shot as Spezziale controls the action.
Spezziale blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Spezziale wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Phoenix has him pressed against the cage.
Spezziale blocks an uppercut.
Phoenix swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Phoenix throws a head punch that misses.
Phoenix stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Spezziale is trying to break free.
Spezziale blocking some punches.
Spezziale lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Phoenix backwards.
Spezziale tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Spezziale is trying to break the clinch but Phoenix is controlling him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Phoenix misses with some punches.
Phoenix lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Phoenix misses with a punch on the inside.
Phoenix tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Spezziale's elbow.
Phoenix working aggressively here.
Spezziale lands with a short shot to the head.
Spezziale scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Spezziale lands a nice uppercut.
Spezziale blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Phoenix misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Phoenix tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Spezziale's elbow.
Phoenix tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Spezziale lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A short left from Phoenix.

Spezziale breaks from the clinch.
Spezziale throws a jab but it's blocked by Phoenix.
Phoenix was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Spezziale uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Phoenix.
A big right from Spezziale misses.
Phoenix displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Spezziale throws out the jab.
Phoenix looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Spezziale walks into a stiff left hand from Phoenix.
Spezziale connects with a jab.
A decent looking cross lands there for Spezziale.
Nice cross by Spezziale.
Spezziale works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Phoenix loads up on a big right hand but Spezziale slips the punch.
Spezziale connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Phoenix momentarily.

Phoenix is rocked!
Phoenix waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Spezziale.
Oh Phoenix is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Spezziale ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Phoenix scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Phoenix seems to have got his legs back now.
Spezziale is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Phoenix throws an off balance right hand
and Spezziale connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Nice defenses there by Spezziale.
Spezziale lands a nice looking body shot.
A jab lands there for Spezziale.
A jab from Spezziale does it's job there.
It's a brutal combination of punches from Spezziale! Phoenix is backing up but he can't get away as Spezziale lands with one final shot to the jaw that drops Phoenix and ends the fight. Great knockout.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:05 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Pablo Spezziale!
Pablo Spezziale bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: OFC 338: Slater vs BK     
Date:   Feb 03, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Stasius Venom (ranked 354 p4p, 54 weight class) and Pekka Pera (ranked 505 p4p, 73 weight class). Venom comes to the cage accompanied by For Heavy Metal we will die!. 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.

183 cm
35
176 lbs
22 - 9 - 0
150 cm
24
178 lbs
12 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Stasius Venom!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Pekka Pera!
The judges for this bout are William Peck, Elvis Blanc and Ian Loll.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Venom throws a hook but Pera avoids it easily.
Stasius Venom seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Pera throws a leg kick which misses Venom's front leg but catches the back leg as Venom tries to avoid it.
Venom throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Pera.

Pera has taken the fight to the clinch.
Pera pushes Venom back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
A short right from Pera.
Pera tries to throw a body punch but Venom avoids it by throwing Pera back against the cage.
Pera trying to control the position but instead, Venom has worked for underhooks and has pushed Pera into the cage.
Venom blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short uppercut from Venom.
Venom makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Pera swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Venom tries to break free but Pera pushes him back against the cage.

Venom manages to break the clinch.
Good work by Venom as he checks the leg kick.
Pera moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Pera slips under a jab from Venom.

Venom tries to keep at a distance but Pera has taken the fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Venom lands a hook that snaps the head of Pera backwards.
Venom misses with the head strike.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Pera has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Venom tries to work over Pera's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Venom tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Pera's elbow.
Pera prevents Venom from breaking the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pera.
Venom definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.

Venom breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Venom throws a hook to the side of Pera's head but Pera sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Pera checks a leg kick nicely.
A jab from Venom misses.

Pera closes the distance and pushes Venom back into the cage.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Pera.
Pera taking a breather.
Pera is working Venom over against the cage.
Pera lands an uppercut.
Venom lands a shoulder strike.
Pera misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pera leaning against his opponent.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Pera.
Venom lands a nice uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Venom misses with a punch to the body.
Pera throws a head punch that misses.
Pera lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Pera doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Venom wants to break the clinch but can't.
Venom throws a punch but it's blocked by Pera.
Venom tries a body shot but Pera blocks it.
Pera throws a head punch that misses.
Pera works on Venom's body with a couple of short punches.
A short right from Pera on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Venom.
Pera has Venom pressed against the cage, preventing Venom from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Pera digs a right hand underneath Venom's ribcage. Venom let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Pera lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Venom or not.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Venom.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pera.
Pera presses Venom against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pera pushes Venom back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Venom can't break the clinch.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Pera effectively controlling the action here.
Pera receives a warning from the referee for stalling.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Pera lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Venom backwards.
Pera misses with some punches.
Venom scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Venom tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Pera's elbow.
Pera lands a body punch.
Pera blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Pera works on Venom's body with a couple of short punches.
Venom is trying to force a seperation but Pera has the dominant position.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Venom as Pera tries to tie him up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pera tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Pera swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Pera misses with some punches.
A nice right hand lands inside from Pera.
Pera lands a body punch.
Pera slows down the pace here.
Venom prevents a body shot from Pera.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Pera.
Pera tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Venom is trying to force a seperation but Pera has the dominant position.
Pera misses with a punch to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Pera.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Pera trying to control the position but instead, Venom has worked for underhooks and has pushed Pera into the cage.
Venom throws a punch but it's blocked by Pera.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Pera.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Venom checks a leg kick nicely.
Venom misses with a hook
and Pera counters with an inside leg kick.
Pera on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Venom has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Pera.
Venom throws a sloppy body shot
and Pera counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.

Venom tries to sprawl but Pera drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Pera throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Venom looks like he's trying to stand up.
Pera throwing shots but Venom is blocking nicely.
Pera has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Pera thows a huge punch but Venom dodges it nicely.
Venom tries to kick Pera off but Pera keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Pera controlling the action here.
Pera thows a huge punch but Venom dodges it nicely.
Venom is looking to escape.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pera seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

Venom manages to escape and get back to his feet!
Stasius Venom is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Pera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pera on the wrong end of a nice jab.
A big right from Venom misses.
Pera displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Venom throws out the jab.
Venom slips under a jab from Pera.
Venom slips under a jab.
Pera walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Venom checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Venom throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Pera counters with a leg kick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Pera checks a leg kick.
Pera looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Pera throws a quick inside leg kick.
Venom is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Pera.
Pera drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Venom defends it well.
Venom connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Pera's hands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pera takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Pera misses with an uppercut. Venom saw that one coming.
Pera cracks a nice hook into Venom's ribs.
Pera connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Venom momentarily.
Venom takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Stasius Venom is winning the standup battle so far.
Pera uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Venom.
Pera appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Venom throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Pera misses with a wild body shot.
Pera keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Pera throws a big shot that misses.
Pera takes a swing at Venom's ribcage but misses.
Venom swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Venom is looking to score with low kicks.
Venom connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Pera's hands.
Pera will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Pera throws out a loose jab but Venom uses good head movement to avoid it.
Pera has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Venom throws a hook but Pera blocks it.
Pera wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Venom waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Pera.
Pera scores with a sloppy right hand. Venom should have avoided that one.
Pera lands a jab to Venom's midsection.
A solid leg kick lands there for Venom.
Pera throws a leg kick but Venom sees it coming and moves out of range.
Pera throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Pera turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Pera lands with a cross.
Crunch! Pera slams his shin into Venom's torso.
Venom is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Venom throws a lazy right hand but Pera sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Venom missing with a left hand there. Pera was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Venom rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Pera counters with a left to the body.
Pera avoids the body shot from Venom.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Venom misses with a left hand
and Pera counters with a straight right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Venom thumps Pera with a low kick.
Pera moves out of range of the strikes.
Pera steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Venom.
Pera dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Venom. That did some damage!
Pera thumps Venom with a low kick.
Venom walks into a jab.
Venom turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Pera throws a low kick, looking for Venom's leg but Venom calmly moves out of range.
Venom stalks Pera and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Pera's face. Pera staggers backwards, shaken.
Venom misses with a hook.
Venom jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Pera throws a lazy right hand but Venom sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A nice leg kick lands there from Pera.
Nice body kick from Pera.
Venom is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Venom throws a front kick aimed at Pera's knee but Pera avoids it well.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pekka Pera showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Venom ducks under a wild hook from Pera.
Pera checks a leg kick nicely.
Pera moves away from the strike by Venom.
A little jabbing left from Pera on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Venom misses with a low kick.
Venom throws out a loose jab but Pera uses good head movement to avoid it.
Venom throws a sloppy head kick and Pera moves out of range easily.
Venom uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Pera.
An attempted straight right counter from Venom misses the target.
A nice leg kick lands there from Pera.
Pera avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Pera on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Pera is looking to slow Venom down with leg kicks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pera throws a jab but it's blocked by Venom.
Pera just misses with a punch to the body.
Venom throws a lazy right hand but Pera sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Venom checks a leg kick nicely.
Pera throws a head kick but Venom moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pera connects with a body shot that sends Venom's belly button to the back.
Pera takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Pera tries to close the distance and clinch but Venom swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Good leg kick by Venom there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
A slow jab from Venom misses its intended target.
Pera tries a quick counter leg kick but Venom is wise to it.
Venom fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Pera has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Pera looks to score with a jab to the body but Venom is just out of range.
Venom blocks a jab.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Venom 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 Pera has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Pera and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Pera's jab looks to have found its range, popping Venom under the eye.
Venom throws a front kick aimed at Pera's knee but Pera avoids it well.
Venom wants to land a leg kick but Pera is out of range.
Pera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pera cracks Venom with a right hand to the side of the head.
Pera tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Venom paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Stasius Venom has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Pera.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Pera misses the shot to the body.
A little feinted left hand from Venom on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Pera connects with a leg kick. Venom looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Venom throws a quick inside leg kick.
Venom misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Pera counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Pera throws a low kick, looking for Venom's leg but Venom calmly moves out of range.
Pera avoids the body shot from Venom.
Pera slips a straight right by Venom.
Venom throws a poor cross that misses
and Pera counters with a stiff right hand.
Pera connects with an inside leg kick.
Venom stuns Pera with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Venom misses with an uppercut.
Pera throws a leg kick which misses Venom's front leg but catches the back leg as Venom tries to avoid it.
Pera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Venom.

Pera closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.

Venom throws Pera to one side and escapes!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Venom misses with a right hand
and Pera makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Venom misses with a straight left.
Pera looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Venom misses with a double jab
and Pera counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Pera throws a body punch but Venom moves out of range.
Venom throws a lazy right hand but Pera sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Venom throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pera works Venom's body with a nice hook.
A big right from Venom misses.
Venom 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.
Venom rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Venom throws the left hand but Pera avoids the punch easily.
Pera let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Venom wants to slow Pera down by chopping away at his legs.
Pera is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Venom throws a jab when Pera was well out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Pera darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.

Venom pushes Pera off and gets back to his feet.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Pera defending well as Venom loads up on a big left hand.
A big left from Venom misses.
A nice inside leg kick there by Venom. That's going to slow Pera down.
Venom needs to keep his hands up - Pera had a free shot at his head there.

Pera drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Venom is being controlled here.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Venom throwing some weak shots from the bottom that do no damage.
Venom throws a couple of strikes even though he's not really in a good position to do so.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Venom sneaks out the side door and pushes Pera away - he's back to his feet. The crowd show their appreciation for the escape.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Stasius Venom.
I think Pera 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 William Peck scores the fight 28:29
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 28:29
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pekka Pera!

A victorious Pekka Pera thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: UGD 98:Man Vs Keenan     
Date:   Feb 02, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Chris Coath (ranked 254 p4p, 36 weight class) and Robert Munson (ranked 164 p4p, 24 weight class). Coath comes to the cage accompanied by For Heavy Metal we will die!. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

175 cm
35
189 lbs
29 - 13 - 0
185 cm
30
185 lbs
17 - 6 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
Aspire Clothing

Dauntless
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



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 29 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Chris Coath!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robert Munson!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, James Atkins and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Coath throws a body punch but Munson moves out of range.
Munson appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Coath throws a looping overhand right but Munson ducks down to avoid it.
Munson doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Munson 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 Coath has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Coath and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Coath throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
We've been told by Coath's head coaches at Heavy Metal that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Munson cracks Coath with an open hand slap.
Munson throws a low kick, looking for Coath's leg but Coath calmly moves out of range.

Coath rushes Munson and presses him up against the cage.
Coath lands with a right to the head.
Coath tries to throw a body punch but Munson avoids it by throwing Coath back against the cage.
Coath misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Munson stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Munson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Munson misses with a punch to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Munson prevents a body shot from Coath.
Munson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Munson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Munson has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Coath scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Coath gets through Munson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
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!
Munson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coath misses with a punch to the body.
Coath can't find room to land a body shot as Munson controls the action.
Munson lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Coath throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Munsons head.
Coath tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Coath lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Munson blocks an uppercut.
Coath lands a nice shot to the body.
Coath throws a head punch that misses.
Munson has a couple of punches blocked by Coath.
Coath jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Munson walks away with a smile on his face. Coath gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
A jab from Coath misses.
A little jabbing left from Munson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Coath misses with a kick to the body.
Coath just misses with a punch to the body.
Chris Coath seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Coath doesn't manage to clinch there - Munson circles away.
Munson slips a straight right by Coath.
Munson throws a quick inside leg kick.
Munson lets loose with a powerful body kick. Coath will feel that in the morning.
Coath takes a jab right on the kisser.
Munson has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Coath is landing a low percentage of strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Munson connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Coath's hands.
Coath blocks the body kick.
Coath waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Munson.
Coath waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Munson.
Munson is trying to counter with his kicks.
Coath lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Munson at a distance.
Munson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Coath.
Munson replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Coath blocks it well.
Coath checks the leg kick nicely there.
Coath throws a leg kick but Munson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Nice shot lands for Coath.
Munson throws a head kick that misses.
Munson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Coath throws a series of punches but Munson moves out of range.
Coath misses with an attempted mid kick.
Coath on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Coath moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Munson showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Coath.
Coath is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Munson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Coath. Coath circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Coath tries to close the distance and clinch but Munson swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Coath throws a big shot that misses.
Coath waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Munson.
Coath lands a jab to the head.
Coath displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Munson throws out the jab.
Munson walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Coath checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Munson has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Coath scores with a jab to the head.
Coath lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Munson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Coath misses with a straight right.
Munson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Munson slips under a jab.
Coath misses with a looping right.
A little jabbing left from Munson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Coath wants to clinch.
Munson shapes to counter with a head kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Coath throws the left hand but Munson avoids the punch easily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Coath checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Coath looks to land a right hand but Munson moved out of range.
Munson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Nice straight punches there by Munson. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Munson.
Coath defending well as Munson loads up on a big left hand.
Munson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Coath moves in looking to clinch but Munson pushes him off.
Munson pushes Coath away with a front kick.
Coath is looking to clinch but Munson is avoiding it.
Munson throws a series of punches but Coath avoids them all with ease.
Coath turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Coath lands a nice looking kick to the body. Munson takes a step back to recover.
Coath checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.

Coath moves into the clinch successfully.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Coath misses with a hook from the clinch.
Munson misses with a punch to the body.
Coath working aggressively here.
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 Chris Coath will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


A nice inside leg kick there by Munson. That's going to slow Coath down.
Coath is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Munson's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Munson on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Robert Munson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Munson lands with a kick to the ribs.
Coath tries to clinch there but Munson circles away.
Coath throws a body punch but Munson moves out of range.
Coath turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Coath throws a right and a left that both miss.
Coath tries a head kick but it misses.
Coath connects with a body shot.
Coath connects with a good right hand that stumbles Munson. Munson circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Coath moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Some bone on bone action there as Coath checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Munson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Munson fakes the leg kick and cracks Coath in the body.
Munson ducks under a wild hook from Coath.
Coath fails with an attempt to clinch.
Coath stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Coath slips under a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A bone on bone clash there as Coath blocks the leg kick.
Munson throws a good cross that connects.
Munson misses with a hook. Coath ducked under it nicely.
Coath defending well as Munson loads up on a big left hand.
Munson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Coath. Munson shrugs it off though.
Coath swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Munson throws a solid leg kick but Coath takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Munson.
A jab from Coath misses.
Coath lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Coath tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Coath's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Munson connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Coath scrambles back to his feet.
Munson takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Munson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Munson, right into the meat.
Coath looks for the body kick but Munson saw that one coming.
Munson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Munson throws a leg kick that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Munson throws a hook to the side of Coath's head but Coath sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Coath throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Munson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Munson misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Coath tries to counter by clinching up but Munson breaks away and moves out of range.
Coath moves out of range as Munson throws a body kick.
A slow jab from Munson misses its intended target.
Coath will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
A jab lands there for Coath.
Munson blocks a jab.
Munson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Coath misses with a looping right.
Munson throws a head kick that misses.
Coath throws a wild body kick that Munson sees coming a mile off.
A head kick misses from Munson.
Coath is looking to counter with a body kick.
Munson finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Coath throws a body kick that misses.
A big left from Coath misses.
Munson counters with a body kick.

Munson gets tackled into the cage by Coath. Coath maintains the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coath misses with a hook from the clinch.
Coath cracks Munson with a nice body shot.
Chris Coath has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Munson struggles to land a body shot inside as Coath controls his hands.
A nice right hand lands inside from Coath.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Coath as Munson tries to tie him up.
Munson throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Coath misses with the head strike.
Coath throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Munsons head.
Munson blocks a body shot from Coath.
Munson blocks a body shot from Coath.
Munson's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Munson.
Coath lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Munson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Coath's elbow.
A head punch on the inside from Coath fails to land.
Munson misses with a body punch.
Munson blocking some punches.
Munson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Munson tries to break free but Coath pushes him back against the cage.
Coath fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Munson misses with a punch on the inside.
Coath misses with some punches.
Munson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Coath misses with a punch on the inside.
A right hand to the body from Coath.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Munson.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Coath blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Munson.
Coath tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Coath has Munson pressed against the cage, preventing Munson from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Munson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Coath misses with a punch to the body.

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

Coath clinches up with Munson and pushes him back against the cage.
Coath lands with a right to the head.
Coath digs a right hand underneath Munson's ribcage. Munson let out a lung full of air as it connected.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chris Coath 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!


Coath takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Munson throws a wild body kick that Coath sees coming a mile off.
Coath thumps Munson with a low kick.
Munson throws a head kick that misses.
Munson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Coath tests Munson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Coath steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Munson. That one must have hurt.
Coath fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Munson cracks Coath with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Munson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Coath misses with a hook.
Munson getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Coath throws a head kick that misses.
Coath will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Coath lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Coath is looking to score with low kicks.
A nice side step and Munson releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Munson circles away from the clinch attempt.
Munson lets loose with a powerful body kick. Coath will feel that in the morning.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Munson throws a body kick that misses.
Munson throws a body kick that misses.
Coath takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Munson moves out of range of the leg kick from Coath.
Coath shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Coath is looking to clinch.
Munson throws out a counter right but Coath avoids it with no problem.
Coath wants to clinch up but Munson keeps it at a distance.
Coath feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Munson's calf.
Coath misses with a wild body shot.
Munson is trying to counter with his kicks.
Coath takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Coath takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.

Coath takes the fight into the clinch.
Coath throws a head punch that misses.
A left hand lands to the body for Munson.
Munson prevents a body shot from Coath.
Coath lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Robert Munson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Coath struggles to land a body shot inside as Munson controls his hands.
Munson throws a punch but it's blocked by Coath.
Munson scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Munson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Coath's elbow.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Coath swings wildly with an uppercut but Munson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Munson blocks an uppercut.

Munson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Munson scores with a head kick.
Nice cross by Munson.
Munson wants to land a leg kick but Coath is out of range.
Coath stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Munson.
Munson 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.
Coath looks for the body kick but Munson saw that one coming.
Coath throws a leg kick that misses.
Munson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Coath.
Coath looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A clash of legs there as Coath blocks the low kick.
Coath throws out a loose jab but Munson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Coath will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Coath throws out a loose jab but Munson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Munson thinks about the counter body kick.
Coath misses with an uppercut.
A little jabbing left from Munson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Munson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Coath lands with an uppercut that bounces Munson off the cage and back into range.
Munson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Coath.
Munson steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Munson pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

Coath has taken the fight to the clinch.
Munson lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Coath.
Coath tries to throw a body punch but Munson avoids it by throwing Coath back against the cage.
Coath lands a hook that snaps the head of Munson backwards.
Coath tries to throw a body punch but Munson avoids it by throwing Coath back against the cage.
Coath misses with some punches.
Munson throws a head punch that misses.
Coath blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Coath misses with a hook from the clinch.
Coath lands a body punch.
Still in the clinch, Munson scores with a nice short uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Coath scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Munson scores with a shot to the side of Coath's head.
Good body shot from Munson.
Munson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Coath softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Coath tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A shot in the inside from Coath.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Coath creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Coath blocking some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Munson.
Munson tries to throw a body punch but Coath avoids it by throwing Munson back against the cage.
Munson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Coath is leaning against Munson and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Munson lands a nice uppercut.
Munson blocks a punch to the side of the head.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Chris Coath.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Coath, 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 Steven Brown scores the fight 30:27
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 30:27
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Chris Coath!

Chris Coath bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jan 28, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Boxing Spar (ranked 4190 p4p, 0 weight class) and Black Rain (ranked 5372 p4p, 0 weight class). Rain comes into a darkened arena with his song building. For Heavy Metal we will die! kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

174 cm
35
157 lbs
16 - 12 - 1
180 cm
30
157 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Bullet Proof System



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 16 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Boxing Spar!
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 Los Angeles, Black Rain!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Spar closes the distance and clinches.
Rain misses with the head strike.
Rain tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Spar's elbow.
A nice left hand lands by Rain.
Spar misses with a body punch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Rain.
A hook to the body from Rain.

Rain escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A looping hook to the body misses from Rain. Spar does a little dance to reset his feet.
Spar scores with a jab. Rain acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Rain connects with a crisp jab.
Spar 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.

Rain scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
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!

Rain is working for a kimura but Spar is defending it quite comfortably.
Spar tries to get to full guard but Rain has control of the leg.

Rain is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Spar has managed to free his arm - good work.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Spar looks like he's trying to stand up.

Rain seems to be working for a kimura but Spar defends the submission attempt.
Rain is trying to control. Spar wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Rain works his way into side control.
Spar is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Rain is controlling him well.

Rain is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Spar has escaped the position, nice work there.
Spar tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Rain wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

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.
Spar is working hard to escape and get back to his feet. After a battle for position, Rain asserts his dominance and retains side control.
Spar regains half guard.
Spar is trying to get back to full guard.
Rain is looking to advance position but Spar won't allow it.
Spar is trying to get back to full guard.
Rain trying to pass the guard but Spar defending well.

Rain is working for an americana but Spar has been sneaky and has managed to get back to half guard, whilst Rain was thinking about the submission.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rain forces his way into half guard.

Rain is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Spar defends it well.

Rain seems to be looking for submissions.
Rain is looking to stall here but Spar recovers full guard.
Rain trying to control but Spar is working from the bottom.
Rain prevents Spar from getting back to his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Rain sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Spar's guard.

Spar is defending against the submission attempts here by Rain.
Spar wants to get back to his feet.

Rain seems to be working for a kimura but Spar defends the submission attempt.
Rain wants to free his trapped foot but Spar is holding on for dear life with his legs.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Spar is trying to control but can't.

Rain is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Spar defends it well.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Spar shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Rain dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Rain misses with a low kick.
A big right from Rain misses.
Rain takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Black Rain seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Spar moves out of range of the strikes.
A big left from Spar misses.
Rain throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Spar digs a good body shot into Rain's ribs.
A chopping leg kick lands by Rain.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Spar stuns Rain with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Spar defending well as Rain loads up on a big left hand.
A counter left hand to the body from Spar misses its target.
Spar slips under a jab from Rain.
Spar fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
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!
Spar swings for the body but Rain moves out of range.
Spar misses with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rain finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A low kick from Rain is predictable there
and Spar counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Rain on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Spar. Spar obviously looking to wear him down.
Rain scores with a leg kick.
Spar throws a hook to the side of Rain's head but Rain sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Rain looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Spar scores with a jab to the body.
Spar on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Rain scores with a nice head shot.
Rain throws a quick inside leg kick.
Rain cracks Spar with a good jab.
Rain throws a push kick but Spar slaps the foot to one side.
Spar swings for the body but Rain moves out of range.
It seemed like Rain was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Spar connects with a right hand. Rain shakes it off.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Rain scores with a nice strike.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Spar cracks Rain with a nice body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rain blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Rain prevents a body shot from Spar.
Rain misses with a hook to the ribs.
Spar blocks an uppercut.
A nice left hand lands by Rain.
Spar misses with the head strike.

Rain breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Spar throws a looping overhand right but Rain ducks down to avoid it.
Rain swinging wildly here.
Rain sizes up Spar with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
A looping hook to the body misses from Spar. Rain does a little dance to reset his feet.
Rain has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Spar stuns Rain with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Spar avoids the head kick by Rain.
Spar throws a head kick that misses.
Rain misses with a wild body shot.
Spar just misses with a punch to the body.
Spar is looking to wear down Rain with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Spar with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Rain to score with a decent uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Spar throws a hook but Rain avoids it easily.
Nice jab there from Rain.
Rain throws a looping overhand right but Spar ducks down to avoid it.
Rain connects with a body shot that sends Spar's belly button to the back.
Rain uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Spar has time to react.
Spar swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Nice defenses there by Rain.
Rain fails with a takedown attempt.
Rain throws a jab when Spar was well out of range.
Rain cracks the inside of Spar's front leg.
Spar misses with a looping right.
Rain uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Spar.
Rain with the counter takedown but Spar avoids it easily.

Rain feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Spar wants to get back to his feet but Rain is in a dominant position and won't allow it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rain postures up.
Rain is pushing down on Spar's leg trying to pass to half guard. Spar is fighting to maintain full guard but Rain has managed to sneak the leg through.

Rain is working for a submission of some sort.

Rain is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Spar doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Rain.
Rain is looking to advance position but Spar won't allow it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Black Rain 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!


Rain looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Rain connects with a nice looking jab.
Spar scores with the left hand. Rain knows he should have avoided that one.
Spar scores with a nice body kick.
Spar tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Rain with the counter takedown but Spar avoids it easily.
Rain throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Spar checks a leg kick.
Spar tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rain was well out of range. Poor timing from Spar.
Spar walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

Rain gets tackled into the cage by Spar. Spar maintains the clinch.
Rain has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Spar is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Spar misses with the head strike.
Rain swings wildly with an uppercut but Spar uses good head movement to avoid it.
Spar blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A left hand lands to the body for Spar.
Rain takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Spar.
Spar misses with a body punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rain tries to score a body lock takedown but Spar shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Spar misses with the head strike.
Rain is looking to break free of the clinch but Spar has double underhooks.
Rain throws a head punch that misses.
Spar can't find room to land a body shot as Rain controls the action.
Good body shot from Spar.
Spar misses with a short punch on the inside.
Spar unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Spar tries to work over Rain's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Spar misses with a punch on the inside.
Spar doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Spar lands a shot to the body.
Spar lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Rain backwards.
A nice left hand lands by Spar.
Spar lands a body punch in the clinch.
Rain tries for a takedown. No joy.
Boxing Spar has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Black Rain.
Spar goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Rain tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Spar's elbow.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Spar.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rain misses with the head strike.
A nice left hand lands by Spar.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rain.
Spar misses with a hook to the ribs.
Spar working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Rain misses with a hook from the clinch.
Rain lands a right hand.
Rain blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short uppercut from Spar.
Rain blocks an uppercut.
Rain swings wildly with an uppercut but Spar uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rain fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Rain is trying to break free.

Rain's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Spar just misses with a punch to the body.
Spar takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Spar keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Rain misses with a series of wild punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rain moves out of range as Spar strikes.
Spar just misses with a punch to the body.
Rain jabs Spar right on the nose. Spar blinks but takes it well.
Spar pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

Spar moves into range and clinches up with Rain.
Spar lands with a light punch inside.

Rain breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Boxing Spar has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Rain tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.

Spar clinches.
Spar lands a body punch in the clinch.
Rain blocks an uppercut.
Spar misses with a short punch on the inside.
Rain tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Spar's elbow.
Rain lands a body shot in the clinch.
Rain prevents a body shot from Spar.

Rain escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Rain lands a nice leg kick that just misses Spar's sensitive parts.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rain misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rain scores with a one two! Spar had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
A nice leg kick lands there from Rain.
Rain misses with an uppercut. Spar saw that one coming.
Spar tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Rain looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Spar cracks Rain with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Spar swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Rain sizes up Spar with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Rain wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

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

Rain is rocked!
Boxing Spar is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Spar lands with a shot to the body.
Rain is still on wobbly legs! Can Spar finish him?
Rain switches off momentarily and Spar cracks him with a monster right hand! Rain topples backwards and makes a semi conscious attempt to cover up, as Spar dives in to land one more shot, before the referee has time to call the fight. What a finish by Spar!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:47 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Boxing Spar!
During a confident post fight interview, Boxing Spar thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: Aspire 99: Jones vs. Gracie     
Date:   Jan 28, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Gurgen Davidyan (ranked 538 p4p, 73 weight class) and Furio Spartan (ranked 515 p4p, 70 weight class). Spartan is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: For Heavy Metal we will die!. Furio Spartan has the eye of the tiger tonight.

189 cm
26
191 lbs
11 - 4 - 2
187 cm
27
193 lbs
14 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Aspire Nutrition

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Gurgen Davidyan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Furio Spartan!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Richard Clark and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Spartan bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Davidyan scores with a nice head shot.
Spartan misses the jab.
A counter left hand to the body from Davidyan misses its target.
A good leg kick by Spartan.
Davidyan clobbers Spartan with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Davidyan dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Spartan. That did some damage!
Davidyan throws a nice head kick!
Sloppy strikes from Spartan. Those never looked like landing.
Davidyan stuns Spartan with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Davidyan throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Spartan tries to counter with a clinch but Davidyan shakes him off and moves away.

Davidyan gets a clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Spartan prevents a body shot from Davidyan.
Davidyan fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Spartan misses with the head strike.
Spartan makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A shot in the inside from Spartan.
Spartan takes a shot to the head.
Spartan lands an uppercut.
A right hook to the body lands for Davidyan.
A short uppercut from Spartan.
Davidyan doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Davidyan.
Spartan looks to throw the jab but Davidyan is out of range.
Davidyan connects with a looping right hand.
Spartan takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Spartan scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
The crowd cheers as Davidyan lands an impressive looking overhand right. Spartan doesn't seem phased though.
Spartan blocks a jab.
Davidyan connects with a jab.
Davidyan staying out of range there.
Davidyan takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Spartan throws a jab but it's blocked by Davidyan.
Spartan takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Spartan has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Davidyan lands with an uppercut that bounces Spartan off the cage and back into range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Spartan throws out a leg kick but Davidyan moves out of range and Spartan only half commits.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Davidyan leaves Spartan with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Spartan misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Davidyan.
Decent striking displayed by Davidyan there.
Davidyan looks to throw the jab but Spartan is out of range.
Spartan swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Spartan throws a hook but Davidyan avoids it easily.
Davidyan misses with a hook.
Spartan connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Davidyan lands with a nice body punch.
Spartan scores with a spinning back kick!
Davidyan looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Davidyan is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Spartan misses with an uppercut. Davidyan saw that one coming.
An attempted straight right counter from Davidyan misses the target.
Spartan lands with a kick to the temple. Davidyan shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Spartan bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Davidyan's head backwards.
Davidyan is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Spartan lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Spartan, right into the meat.
Spartan misses with a hook to the body
and Davidyan counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gurgen Davidyan is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Davidyan lands a nice shot to the body.
Davidyan catches Spartan with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Davidyan throws a body shot but no joy.
Spartan goes for a double leg but Davidyan avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Davidyan continues to drive forward.
Davidyan tries a low kick but Spartan avoids it.
Spartan misses with a hook
and Davidyan counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Good exchange - Davidyan coming out on top.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Spartan - that will leave a mark!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Spartan fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Davidyan manages to avoid it.
Spartan throws a head kick but Davidyan moves out of range.
Spartan throws an off balance right hand
and Davidyan counters with a slapping leg kick.
Davidyan just misses with a punch to the body.
Davidyan looks to score with a jab to the body but Spartan is just out of range.
Spartan throws a head kick but Davidyan moves out of range.
Spartan cracks a nice hook into Davidyan's ribs.
A chopping leg kick lands by Davidyan.
Davidyan fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Spartan has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Gurgen Davidyan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Davidyan takes a swing at Spartan's ribcage but misses.
Davidyan digs a good body shot into Spartan's ribs.
Spartan tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Davidyan throws a shot to the body.
Davidyan lands with a straight right. Spartan didn't see that one coming.
Davidyan uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Spartan.
Spartan pivots, looking for a leg kick but Davidyan is out of range and Spartan settles back down.
Davidyan misses the shot to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Spartan.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Spartan is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Davidyan.
Davidyan bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Davidyan scores with a decent looking hook.
Spartan tries to land a front kick but Davidyan steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Davidyan avoids a punch combination nicely.
Davidyan's jab looks to have found its range, popping Spartan under the eye.
A looping hook to the body misses from Davidyan. Spartan does a little dance to reset his feet.
Davidyan takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Spartan jabs at Davidyan's body.
Davidyan moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Davidyan delivers a nice body kick.
Davidyan cracks Spartan with an open hand slap.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Spartan just misses with a punch to the body.
A leg kick checked by Davidyan.
A nice inside leg kick there by Davidyan. That's going to slow Spartan down.
Davidyan lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Davidyan misses with a straight left.
Spartan is trying to counter with his kicks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Spartan checks the leg kick nicely there.
Spartan scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Spartan tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Davidyan is able to avoid easily.
Davidyan 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.
A jab from Davidyan misses.
Nice uppercut there from Spartan.
Spartan throws a shot from downtown. Davidyan moves away and avoids it.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Davidyan.
That kick from Spartan tenderised Davidyan's leg. Davidyan is trying to keep his angry face on.
Spartan throws a low kick but Davidyan avoids it.
Nice uppercut there from Davidyan.
Spartan takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Gurgen Davidyan is winning the standup battle so far.

Davidyan rushes Spartan and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Spartan has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Davidyan after a bit of a struggle.
Spartan misses with a short punch on the inside.
Davidyan misses with a hook to the ribs.
Spartan misses with a punch on the inside.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Spartan creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Spartan.
A right handed body shot lands from Davidyan.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Spartan.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Spartan works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.
Davidyan has his hands on Spartan's head, controlling the position.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Spartan trying to control but Davidyan is working from the bottom.
Spartan looking to pass the guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Spartan sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Davidyan's guard.
Spartan controlling the pace.
Spartan wants to pass to mount but Davidyan is defending the position.
Davidyan is looking for a sweep. Spartan is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Davidyan is defending against the submission attempts here by Spartan.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Spartan is working for a kimura but Davidyan is defending it quite comfortably.
Davidyan is not content to let Spartan control the position.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Davidyan lands a nice shot to the body.
Nice uppercut lands for Davidyan. That snapped Spartan's head back.
Spartan tries a head kick but it misses.
Davidyan throws a body kick that misses.
Spartan moves out of range of the body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Davidyan thows a body kick. Spartan tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Davidyan throws a good cross that connects.
Spartan tries to work over Davidyan's front leg with a kick but Davidyan checks it.
Spartan throws a big shot that misses.
Davidyan was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Spartan throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Spartan lands a nice leg kick that just misses Davidyan's sensitive parts.
Spartan throws an overhand right that lands on Davidyan's shoulder, as Davidyan tries to avoid the shot.
Davidyan keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Spartan.
Spartan takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Davidyan misses with an uppercut. Spartan saw that one coming.
Spartan fails to land the takedown.
Spartan falls off balance throwing a combination
and Spartan takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A slow jab from Davidyan misses its intended target.
Spartan misses with a low kick.
Spartan connects with an inside leg kick.
Spartan thows a leg kick but Davidyan checks it
and Davidyan counters with a nice body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Furio Spartan will probably get the nod - 10:9.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Davidyan tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Spartan was well out of range. Poor timing from Davidyan.
Davidyan avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Davidyan blocks a leg kick.
Davidyan scores with a kick to the midsection.
Davidyan bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Spartan checks a leg kick.
Spartan throws a hook to the side of Davidyan's head but Davidyan sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Davidyan misses with an uppercut.
Spartan misses with an uppercut
letting Davidyan counter with a right hand.
Davidyan throws a solid leg kick but Spartan takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Davidyan.
Davidyan thuds a left hand into Spartan's body.
Spartan tries to bum rush Davidyan with a series of wild strikes but Davidyan uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Davidyan fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Davidyan lands a nice leg kick that just misses Spartan's sensitive parts.
A looping hook to the body misses from Spartan. Davidyan does a little dance to reset his feet.
Davidyan showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Spartan.
Spartan throws a leg kick that misses.
Davidyan is looking to slow Spartan down with leg kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Davidyan looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Spartan on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Spartan chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Davidyan can pounce on him.
Spartan with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Spartan moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Spartan missing with a left hand there. Davidyan was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
The fighters circling - Spartan throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Davidyan lands a nice hook to Spartan's body. Spartan takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Spartan sizes up Davidyan with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Spartan throws out a leg kick but Davidyan moves out of range and Spartan only half commits.
Davidyan tests Spartan's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Spartan takes a swing at Davidyan's ribcage but misses.
Davidyan was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Spartan goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Spartan misses with a low kick.
Davidyan scores with a nice right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Davidyan bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A slapping body kick lands there for Davidyan.
Spartan ducks under a wild hook from Davidyan.
Spartan has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Spartan delivers a nice body kick.
Spartan has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Davidyan.
Spartan throws a big shot that misses.
Spartan misses with a head kick.
Spartan attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Davidyan works Spartan's body with a nice hook.
Davidyan throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Spartan stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Davidyan lands a jab.
Davidyan slips a jab from Spartan.
Davidyan swings for the body but Spartan moves out of range.
Davidyan just misses with a punch to the body.
Davidyan dips to his left and cracks Spartan with an uppercut!
Spartan tries to work over Davidyan's front leg with a kick but Davidyan checks it.
Spartan throws a low kick but it's checked well by Davidyan.

Davidyan drives through and clinches with Spartan against the cage.
Davidyan blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Davidyan tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Still in the clinch, Davidyan scores with a nice short uppercut.
Spartan drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Davidyan gets the underhooks and prevents it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Davidyan swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Spartan fails to pull guard.
Davidyan lands a body punch.
Spartan takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Spartan pushes Davidyan back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Davidyan lands an uppercut.
Davidyan tries to throw a body punch but Spartan avoids it by throwing Davidyan back against the cage.
Davidyan tries a body shot but Spartan blocks it.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Davidyan.
Spartan misses with a punch on the inside.

Davidyan pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Davidyan throws a body punch but Spartan moves out of range.
Spartan bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Davidyan uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Spartan.
Davidyan blocks a head kick by Spartan.
Davidyan lands a head shot.
Spartan attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Davidyan keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Spartan takes one to the side of the head.
Davidyan slips a jab from Spartan.
Davidyan is looking to counter with a body kick.
Davidyan tries a head kick but it misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Spartan throws a shot from downtown. Davidyan moves away and avoids it.
Davidyan fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Spartan throws an overhand right that lands on Davidyan's shoulder, as Davidyan tries to avoid the shot.
Davidyan digs a good body shot into Spartan's ribs.
A low kick from Spartan misses
and Davidyan counters with a right hand to the body.
Spartan takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Spartan avoids the body shot from Davidyan.
Spartan throws a poor cross that misses
and Davidyan counters with a stiff right hand.
Spartan's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Spartan takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
A solid body kick from Davidyan.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Davidyan dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Spartan darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Davidyan lands with a hook. Spartan tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Spartan lands with a nice combination. Davidyan backs away looking to recover.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Glass scores the fight 29:28
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 29:28
Judge William Gold scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Gurgen Davidyan!

A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Gurgen Davidyan made sure he mentioned Reaper Combatwear, along with how happy he was to win his fight.
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RATING
77%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 165     
Date:   Jan 28, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Jacky Jackal (ranked 884 p4p, 92 weight class) and Louis Paterson (ranked 3605 p4p, 313 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Jackal might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to For Heavy Metal we will die!. Paterson is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Ce Fait Mal - La Founine. Jacky Jackal could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Louis Paterson's chin.

175 cm
28
150 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
171 cm
26
159 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

IniTech Nutrition
Bullet Proof System

RAGS of a RONIN



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 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jacky Jackal!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Louis Paterson!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Marco Blurström and Matti Vanhoillinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jackal loads up on a big right hand but Paterson slips the punch.
Paterson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Paterson slips a jab from Jackal.
The fighters circling - Paterson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Paterson connects with a right hand. Jackal shakes it off.
Paterson lands with a thumping leg kick.

Jackal fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Paterson sprawls well initially but Jackal persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Paterson avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Jackal.
Jackal scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Jackal is trying to control the action in half guard but Paterson is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
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. Jackal connects with a nice short shot to Paterson's temple.
Paterson won't allow Jackal to pass to mount.
Jackal seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Paterson does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Jackal tries to pass the half guard into mount. Paterson knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Paterson moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paterson wants to sweep but no luck.
Jackal trying to control the position from guard on top but Paterson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Jackal slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Jackal looking to pass the guard.
Paterson is trying to keep Jackal in close.
Jackal landing some decent shots from guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Jackal trying to control the position from guard on top but Paterson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

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

Paterson content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.

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

Jackal looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Paterson postures up in Jackal's guard and throws a big left but Jackal blocks it.
Paterson must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paterson is looking to work some ground and pound but Jackal has wrist control.
Paterson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Jackal is keeping the position for now.
Paterson trying to control the position from guard on top but Jackal is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Paterson works over Jackal with some ground and pound from guard.

Jackal looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.

Jackal escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Paterson gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.

Paterson is sitting in close to Jackal's body. Jackal has gone for a guillotine from the bottom. Oh damn, that looks pretty tight! Paterson is panicking - it looks like this one could be all over! Yes, Paterson is tapping! That was a very nice submission by Jackal.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Jacky Jackal!
After the fight, Jacky Jackal was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
32%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 165     
Date:   Jan 28, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Manu Ahonen (ranked 979 p4p, 134 weight class) and Chinggis Khaan (ranked 1820 p4p, 241 weight class). Ahonen's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, For Heavy Metal we will die!. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

182 cm
27
170 lbs
7 - 4 - 0
174 cm
27
182 lbs
9 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Heavy handed

Bullet Proof System
Red Light Coffeeshop

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Manu Ahonen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Chinggis Khaan!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Matti Vanhoillinen and Ben Zyskovitsi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Khaan has closed the distance and engaged Ahonen in a clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Ahonen fails to land.
Ahonen lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ahonen prevents a body shot from Khaan.
Khaan misses with an elbow strike.
Ahonen lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Khaan misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Khaan goes for a takedown attempt but Ahonen pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
A looping hook to the body misses from Khaan. Ahonen does a little dance to reset his feet.
Khaan tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ahonen was well out of range. Poor timing from Khaan.
Khaan is trying hard to land a takedown here. Ahonen sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Khaan throws a series of punches but Ahonen avoids them all with ease.
Khaan pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Ahonen lands with an overhand left.
Ahonen scores with a head kick. Khaan tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.

Khaan is rocked!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Khaan leaves his chin hanging out and Ahonen seizes the opportunity with an uppercut! Khaan crumbles to the floor in a heap, and the referee steps in and tends to the downed fighter! What a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Manu Ahonen!
Manu Ahonen spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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hype
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pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
93%

 

Event: Syn 562 - Clash o/t Behemoths     
Date:   Jan 27, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Drake Dusk (ranked 986 p4p, 145 weight class) and Kaino Heikkinen (ranked 767 p4p, 112 weight class). Heikkinen is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: For Heavy Metal we will die!. The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

180 cm
36
195 lbs
29 - 13 - 0
190 cm
32
193 lbs
20 - 8 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Aspire Clothing
IniTech Nutrition

Bullet Proof System



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 29 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Drake Dusk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kaino Heikkinen!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, James Glass and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Heikkinen scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Dusk doesn't seem bothered though.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Dusk checks a leg kick.
Dusk was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Kaino Heikkinen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Heikkinen lands with a straight right. Dusk didn't see that one coming.

Heikkinen takes the fight into the clinch.
Heikkinen tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Dusk avoids it.
Dusk working aggressively here.
Dusk lands with a short head shot on the inside.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Heikkinen.
Heikkinen tries a knee to the head but Dusk blocks it.
Heikkinen misses with a hook from the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Heikkinen fails to land.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Heikkinen.
Heikkinen goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Dusk blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Heikkinen misses with a hook to the ribs.
Dusk blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Dusk lands with a short head shot on the inside.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Heikkinen goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Dusk lands with a short shot to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dusk swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Dusk lands a right hand.
A nice left hand lands by Dusk.
Heikkinen lands a left hand that snaps the head of Dusk backwards.
Dusk blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Dusk tries to pull guard but Heikkinen forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Heikkinen working aggressively here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Heikkinen.

Dusk drags the fight down to the ground.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Heikkinen stands up from guard. Let's bang!
Heikkinen scores with a nice head shot.

Heikkinen clinches up with Dusk and pushes him back against the cage.
Dusk misses with a hook to the ribs.
Dusk lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Heikkinen backwards.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Heikkinen scores with a nice hook to the head.
A right handed body shot lands from Dusk.
Heikkinen missing with knees to the body.
Good body shot from Heikkinen.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dusk lands with a light punch inside.
Dusk scores with a shoulder strike.
Heikkinen fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Heikkinen scores with a nice short uppercut.
A shot in the inside from Dusk.
Dusk tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Dusk takes a knee right on the jaw!
A short right hand to the side of the head by Heikkinen.
Heikkinen looking to throw knees to the head but Dusk is blocking nicely.
Heikkinen lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Dusk misses with a short punch on the inside.
Dusk blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Heikkinen blocks an uppercut.
Heikkinen connects with a knee to the head.

It looks like Drake Dusk has been cut.
Heikkinen throws a punch but it's blocked by Dusk.
Dusk has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Heikkinen is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Drake Dusk. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Heikkinen lands a nice knee to the body.
Heikkinen gets through Dusk's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Heikkinen lands with a left to the head.
Heikkinen with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Heikkinen misses with the head strike.
Heikkinen tries a body shot but Dusk blocks it.
Heikkinen misses with a knee strike.
Dusk stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Heikkinen lands a hook to the side of the head.
Dusk misses with a punch on the inside.
Heikkinen has a couple of punches blocked by Dusk.
Dusk misses with a punch on the inside.
Heikkinen lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Dusk lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Heikkinen backwards.
Heikkinen misses with a knee to the head.
Dusk stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.

Dusk has hold of one of Heikkinen's legs. Heikkinen is fighting the takedown attempt but Dusk gets the trip and lands the takedown into guard.

Heikkinen is edging up against the cage. He's using the cage to get back to his feet. Nice work there - the fighters are clinched.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Dusk has clasped his hands together around Heikkinen's back... aaand, he's got a takedown into side control. Nicely done.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Heikkinen wants to get back to his feet but Dusk drags him back down.
Dusk looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Heikkinen is avoiding damage well.
Heikkinen is pushing Dusk's head away, looking to escape. Dusk manages to hold on to the position though.
Dusk scoring with punches from side control.

Dusk working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Heikkinen is putting a lot of effort into getting back to his feet here.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Dusk thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kaino Heikkinen dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Drake Dusk's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Heikkinen is looking to clinch but Dusk is avoiding it.
Dusk was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Dusk checks a leg kick nicely.
Heikkinen is looking to clinch.
Heikkinen misses the jab.
Dusk has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Dusk there as he acknowledges the shot.
Heikkinen scores with a decent looking hook.
Heikkinen uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Dusk has time to react.
Heikkinen works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Heikkinen tries to close the distance and clinch but Dusk swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Dusk changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Heikkinen throws a lazy right hand but Dusk sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Heikkinen lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
A clash of legs there as Heikkinen blocks the low kick.
Heikkinen chopping away at his opponent's legs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Heikkinen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Heikkinen moves in looking to clinch but Dusk pushes him off.
Dusk appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Heikkinen cracks Dusk with a right hand to the side of the head.
Dusk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A low kick from Heikkinen misses

and Dusk counters with a takedown into side control.
Dusk throws a strike aimed at the side of Heikkinen's head but Heikkinen avoids it well.
Heikkinen defending against the ground and pound.
Heikkinen has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Heikkinen is putting a lot of effort into getting back to his feet here.
Dusk lands an elbow.
Dusk is looking to take a break and control but Heikkinen is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Heikkinen is putting a lot of effort into getting back to his feet here.
Dusk sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Heikkinen is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Heikkinen on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Sloppy strikes there by Dusk.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Heikkinen pushes Dusk away and creates a bit of space to escape. He's almost out here... but no, Dusk gets a good hold of his legs and remains firmly in side control.
Dusk working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
Dusk trying to control the action but Heikkinen is working from the bottom.
Heikkinen is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Dusk is controlling him well.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Heikkinen is using up a lot of energy trying to get back to his feet. Perhaps he should improve his position first.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dusk is chipping away with strikes.
Heikkinen is trying to escape and get back to his feet.
Dusk working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Heikkinen wants to get back to his feet but Dusk drags him back down.
Dusk 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.
Dusk scoring with punches from side control.
Dusk lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.

Heikkinen explodes and escapes back to his feet! Nice escape there!
Heikkinen scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Kaino Heikkinen seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Heikkinen lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Dusk swats away the attempt to clinch by Heikkinen.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Heikkinen lands with a good body shot.
Heikkinen shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Heikkinen tries to clinch up but Dusk circles away and keeps his distance.
Dusk changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Heikkinen throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Dusk stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Dusk keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Heikkinen.
Heikkinen throws a solid leg kick but Dusk takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Heikkinen.
Dusk swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Heikkinen connects with a nice looking jab.
Dusk takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Heikkinen with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Dusk steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Heikkinen.
Dusk drops down looking for a counter takedown but Heikkinen sprawls and moves away.
Heikkinen throws out a loose jab but Dusk uses good head movement to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kaino Heikkinen showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Drake Dusk's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Heikkinen loads up on a big right hand but Dusk slips the punch.
Dusk ducks under a wild hook from Heikkinen.
Dusk throws a body shot but no joy.
Heikkinen blocks a low kick nicely.
Heikkinen misses with a low kick.
Dusk feinted with a counter takedown.
Heikkinen looks to land a left hand but Dusk moved out of range nicely.
Dusk drops down looking for a counter takedown but Heikkinen sprawls and moves away.
Heikkinen tests Dusk's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Heikkinen fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Dusk has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dusk moves in looking to clinch but Heikkinen pushes him off.
Heikkinen misses with a wild body shot.
Heikkinen throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Dusk counter with a right hand.
Heikkinen catches Dusk with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dusk on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kaino Heikkinen is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Dusk lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Heikkinen tests Dusk's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Heikkinen.
Dusk blocks a head kick by Heikkinen.
Heikkinen scores with the left hand. Dusk knows he should have avoided that one.
A big right from Heikkinen misses.
A quick step to the side and Dusk tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Heikkinen tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Heikkinen smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Dusk is looking to clinch but Heikkinen is avoiding it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dusk throws a hook but Heikkinen avoids it easily.
Heikkinen turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Heikkinen lands with a straight right. Dusk didn't see that one coming.
Heikkinen throws a leg kick that is checked

and Dusk counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Heikkinen!
Heikkinen is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Dusk is controlling him well.
Dusk throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Dusk is looking to take a break and control but Heikkinen is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Heikkinen is trying to get back to his feet.
Heikkinen takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Heikkinen is working hard to escape and get back to his feet. After a battle for position, Dusk asserts his dominance and retains side control.
Dusk lands a few punches from side control.
Dusk working the head with strikes.
Heikkinen wants to get back to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dusk working the body and head with strikes.
Dusk throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Heikkinen pushes Dusk away and creates a bit of space to escape. He's almost out here... but no, Dusk gets a good hold of his legs and remains firmly in side control.
Dusk is putting a hurting on Heikkinen here, landing some big shots from side control.
Dusk lands a few punches from side control.
Heikkinen is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Dusk is controlling him well.

Heikkinen throws Dusk to one side and escapes!
Dusk takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Heikkinen takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Nice cross by Heikkinen.
Heikkinen displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Dusk defending well as Heikkinen loads up on a big left hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Dusk throws a body punch but Heikkinen moves out of range.
Heikkinen wants to slow Dusk down by chopping away at his legs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Heikkinen tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Dusk paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Dusk tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Heikkinen paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Heikkinen throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Dusk changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Dusk slips under a jab.
Heikkinen slips a straight right by Dusk.
Dusk misses with a looping right.
Heikkinen throws a lazy uppercut
and Dusk counters with a right hand to the body.
Heikkinen looks to land a left hand but Dusk moved out of range nicely.
Heikkinen clobbers Dusk with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Heikkinen throws a big shot that misses.
A telegraphed right hand from Heikkinen misses the target.
Dusk was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Drake Dusk has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Heikkinen walks into a stiff left hand from Dusk.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kaino Heikkinen comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Heikkinen 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 Andrew Berry scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Glass scores the fight 27:30
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kaino Heikkinen!

Kaino Heikkinen bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
The defeated Drake Dusk had this to say: 'If Im HALF as good as ur wife says....Im twice as good as ur momma ever had....'.
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
68%

 

Event: MMMA Fight Night     
Date:   Jan 24, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Esko Marttinen (ranked 3780 p4p, 405 weight class) and Timothy Robinson (ranked 2504 p4p, 293 weight class). Marttinen comes to the cage accompanied by For Heavy Metal we will die!. 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.

182 cm
29
162 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
173 cm
33
169 lbs
24 - 19 - 2
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 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Esko Marttinen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 19 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of London, Timothy Robinson!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Fujiwara, Yukihiro Shimada and Sosuke Kotani.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Marttinen moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Marttinen with a hook.
Robinson walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Marttinen checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Marttinen throws a low kick but Robinson moves out of range easily.
Robinson drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Marttinen defends it well.
Robinson keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Robinson is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Marttinen throws an overhand right that lands on Robinson's shoulder, as Robinson tries to avoid the shot.
Marttinen scores with a head kick. Robinson tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Marttinen takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

Robinson is rocked!
Robinson tries to land a leg kick but Marttinen saw it coming and moves away.
Marttinen slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Robinson is still on wobbly legs! Can Marttinen finish him?
Marttinen throws a leg kick but Robinson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Robinson seems to have recovered his senses.
Robinson throws a nice inside leg kick.
We've been told by Marttinen's head coaches at Heavy Metal that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Marttinen misses with a double jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Robinson blocks a head kick by Marttinen.
Robinson feints the counter takedown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Marttinen throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Robinson feints the counter takedown.
Marttinen checks a low kick from Robinson.
Marttinen stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Robinson.
Robinson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Marttinen scores with a nice head shot.
Marttinen with a hook.
Marttinen throws a lazy right hand but Robinson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Robinson feints the counter takedown.
Marttinen fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Marttinen tries to close the distance and clinch up but Robinson swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Robinson with the counter takedown but Marttinen avoids it easily.
Marttinen throws a jab when Robinson was well out of range.
Robinson changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Marttinen misses the shot to the body.
Robinson takes one to the chin there.
Marttinen 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.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Robinson on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Marttinen is looking to chop away at Robinson's legs.
Jab, jab by Marttinen - just one landing.
Marttinen is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Robinson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Robinson on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Robinson connects with an inside leg kick.
Robinson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Marttinen can pounce on him.
Marttinen is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Marttinen misses with a right hand

and Robinson counters with a nice double leg into side control. Marttinen won't be happy with that.
Marttinen is trying to get back to half guard.

Robinson is trying to get an arm triangle but Marttinen is defending well.
Robinson is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Robinson is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Marttinen has escaped the position, nice work there.

Robinson thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Marttinen wants to control but Robinson postures up.
Robinson is looking to take a break and control but Marttinen is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Marttinen tries to buck Robinson off but Robinson is having none of it.

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.
Robinson wants to control but Marttinen is keeping him busy.
Marttinen tries to buck Robinson off but Robinson is having none of it.
My spies in Gorilla Warfare Academy inform me that Robinson has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!

Robinson is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Marttinen knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Robinson controls the position.
Marttinen is not content to let Robinson control the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Marttinen fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Robinson on the side of the head.
Robinson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Esko Marttinen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Robinson dodges the punch combination from Marttinen.
Marttinen's jab looks to have found its range, popping Robinson under the eye.
Marttinen scores with a jab to the jaw.
Marttinen throws a hook but Robinson blocks it.
And Robinson tries to counter it with a takedown but Marttinen pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Esko Marttinen is winning the standup battle so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Robinson on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Marttinen cracks Robinson with an open hand slap.
Marttinen takes a swing at Robinson's ribcage but misses.
Robinson moves away from the strike by Marttinen.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Marttinen throws a body punch but Robinson moves out of range.
Marttinen misses with a double jab.
Esko Marttinen is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Marttinen tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Robinson is able to avoid easily.
Robinson drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Marttinen doesn't manage to clinch there - Robinson circles away.
Robinson changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Marttinen throws a front kick aimed at Robinson's knee but Robinson avoids it well.
Good standup being displayed there by Marttinen as he connects with a hook.
Marttinen connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Robinson ducks under a wild hook from Marttinen.
Robinson changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
A lazy left from Marttinen finds it's target.
Robinson attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A low kick from Marttinen misses

and Robinson counters with a single leg into guard. Marttinen didn't expect that.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Robinson wants to pass the guard but Marttinen is keeping the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Marttinen looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

Marttinen had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Robinson defends it easily.
Robinson stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Marttinen swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Marttinen looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Robinson passes Marttinen's right leg, so he's now in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Robinson works his way into full mount!
Robinson trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Marttinen is looking to improve his position but Robinson isn't that keen on the idea.
Robinson seems to be looking to move to his opponent's back but Marttinen is holding on tight.
Marttinen is trying to escape the mount but Robinson keeps good control and instead manages to take Marttinen's back.

Robinson patiently working for the choke. Which fighter will keep their nerve here?

Robinson seems to be going for a rear naked choke. He has an arm under Marttinen's chin but Marttinen turns very nicely into Robinson's guard. Good BJJ skills being displayed there by Marttinen.
Robinson is trying to control the position from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Marttinen pushing down on Robinson's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Robinson is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Marttinen's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Marttinen's back!
Robinson keeps control of the position as Marttinen tries to break free.

Robinson is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Marttinen is defending well though. Robinson let's go of the attempt for now.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Esko Marttinen 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!


Marttinen throws a leg kick but Robinson checks it.
Marttinen misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Marttinen is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Robinson can do to turn this around?
Marttinen sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Robinson blocks a leg kick.
Robinson tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Marttinen throws a leg kick that misses.
Robinson takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Marttinen, right into the meat.

Marttinen has closed the distance and engaged Robinson in a clinch.
Robinson effectively controlling the action here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Robinson scores with a hook to the body.
Marttinen working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Robinson avoiding damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Robinson.
Marttinen prevents a body shot from Robinson.
Robinson looking to stall.
Robinson stalling.
Marttinen blocks a body shot from Robinson.
Marttinen throws a head punch that misses.
Robinson struggles to land a body shot inside as Marttinen controls his hands.
Marttinen misses with a punch on the inside.
Robinson is trying to maintain a safe position but Marttinen gets an underhook and turns Robinson into the cage.
Robinson tries a body shot but Marttinen blocks it.
Robinson trying to control the position but instead, Marttinen has worked for underhooks and has pushed Robinson into the cage.
Marttinen tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

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.
Robinson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Robinson content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Robinson trying to stall but Marttinen improves his position.
The ref breaks the fighters up, due to lack of action by Timothy Robinson.
Robinson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Marttinen takes a swing at Robinson's ribcage but misses.
Robinson avoids a punch combination nicely.

The fight moves into the clinch position.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Marttinen, right into the meat.
Robinson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Nice defenses there by Robinson.
Robinson tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Robinson takes a shot to the body in his stride.

Robinson shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Robinson was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Marttinen tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Robinson wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Marttinen is not content to let Robinson control the position.
Marttinen tries to improve position but can't.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Robinson tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.

Robinson tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Marttinen is trying to improve his position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Marttinen sneaks back into half guard.
Timothy Robinson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

Robinson is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Marttinen doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Robinson.

And that's the end of the fight!
Esko Marttinen showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Marttinen, 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 Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight 30:27
Judge Yukihiro Shimada scores the fight 30:27
Judge Sosuke Kotani scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Esko Marttinen!

Esko Marttinen was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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Event: NYFN Legends Tournament r. 6     
Date:   Jan 21, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Pablo Spezziale (ranked 3177 p4p, 407 weight class) and Dana Fight Ii (ranked 24613 p4p, 821 weight class). Spezziale comes to the cage accompanied by For Heavy Metal we will die!. Pablo Spezziale has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

200 cm
19
209 lbs
3 - 2 - 0
189 cm
19
205 lbs
1 - 4 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Very quick
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Intelligent

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
Bullet Proof System

Museum of Monsters & Madmen
KAISER Nutrition - Q160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Pablo Spezziale!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Dana Fight Ii!
The judges for this bout are Reed Andrews, John Kavanagh and Bruno Lombardi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fight Ii throws a hook but Spezziale blocks it.
Spezziale definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
A swing and a miss from Fight Ii.
A quick step to the side and Spezziale tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nice uppercut there from Fight Ii.
Fight Ii takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Fight Ii takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Fight Ii's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Spezziale connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Fight Ii scrambles back to his feet.
Fight Ii takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Spezziale staying out of range there.
Nice jab there from Fight Ii.
Spezziale keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Spezziale connects with a good right hand that stumbles Fight Ii. Fight Ii circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Spezziale connects with a body shot.
Spezziale catches Fight Ii with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
A lazy left from Spezziale finds it's target.
Nice straight punches there by Spezziale. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Spezziale.

Fight Ii is rocked!
Fight Ii bobbing and weaving nicely... He's ducked under a jab and ducks again but ooooooh! Spezziale comes at him with an uppercut from hell! Fight Ii falls to the canvas, unconscious! This one is all over! Oh man, looking at the replay that was right on the button! Fight Ii was out before he hit the floor!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Pablo Spezziale!
A victorious Pablo Spezziale thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: gc 186     
Date:   Jan 20, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Leo Leka (ranked 917 p4p, 115 weight class) and Kukulcan Tonga (ranked 2261 p4p, 265 weight class). Leka comes to the cage accompanied by For Heavy Metal we will die!. Kukulcan Tonga is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

177 cm
31
163 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
181 cm
33
162 lbs
23 - 15 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Bullet Proof System

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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 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Leo Leka!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Kukulcan Tonga!
The judges for this bout are Gwen Towbar, Daniel Franklin and Cecil Peabody.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Leka throws out a leg kick but Tonga moves out of range and Leka only half commits.
Leka leaves Tonga with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Leka misses with a shot to the body
and Tonga makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Tonga on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Leka. Leka obviously looking to wear him down.
Tonga fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Leka misses with a few strikes there.
Leka fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tonga has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tonga shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Leka as he jumps to the side.
Leo Leka has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Kukulcan Tonga.

Tonga scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
Tonga prevents Leka from improving his position.
Leka is working hard here to advance position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tonga landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Tonga stalling.
Tonga tries to pass to full mount but Leka defends it.
Tonga slips a nice elbow through Leka's hands, connecting with Leka's forehead.
Tonga has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

Tonga is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Leka is just riding it out for now. Tonga eventually gives up the hold.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Leka looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Tonga is trying to work for a kimura but Leka is defending well.
Tonga throwing shots but Leka is blocking nicely.
Leka is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Tonga thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Leka's head.
Leka wants to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Leka is looking to control Tonga's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Leka avoid being mounted?
Leka is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Tonga seems to be looking for submissions.
Leka is trying to get back to full guard.
Leka has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Tonga is working away from the top position though.
Tonga passes into side control, despite Leka's attempt to control the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tonga tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Tonga looks up at the clock and then as Leka takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Tonga smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Tonga thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Tonga cracks Leka with a big elbow.
Tonga landing a few strikes.
Leka is trying to get back to half guard.

Tonga tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.

Tonga swings around for an armbar but Leka sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Tonga's guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Leka missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Leka throws a big shot that misses.
Tonga throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Leka bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A solid leg kick lands there for Leka.
Leka lands with a cross.
Nice cross by Tonga.
Leka throws a nice outside leg kick.

Tonga closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Leka is trying to maintain the position but Tonga is very close to passing his half guard.

Leka is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Tonga pulls his head out easily.

Leka looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Tonga is working for a submission of some sort.

That's one minute gone in the round.
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. Tonga connects with a nice short shot to Leka's temple.
Tonga prevents Leka from improving his position.

Leka is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Tonga pulls his head out easily.
Leka is looking to improve his position.
Tonga has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Leka is not content to let Tonga control the position.
Kukulcan Tonga has got the better of the ground game so far.

Tonga seems to be looking for submissions.

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.

Leka looking for submissions off his back.

Leka looking for submissions off his back.
Leka wants to get back to full guard.

Tonga is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Leka defends it well.
Leka is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Leka trying to control here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Tonga is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Leka defends it well.

Tonga is working for a submission of some sort.
Leka is concentrating on defense, preventing Tonga from advancing position.
Tonga works his way into side control.
Leka is looking to reverse the position.
Leka is trying to control Tonga's posture but Tonga avoids it.

That's four 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.
Tonga takes a little break here. Leka wants to take advantage but he is being controlled well.

Tonga tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Tonga has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Leka is looking for a sweep.
Tonga working away.
Tonga trying to control the action but Leka is working from the bottom.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Leka tries to get back to half guard but can't.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kukulcan Tonga showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Leka bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Tonga's head backwards.
Leo Leka is winning the standup battle so far.
Tonga bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Tonga tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Leka defends well and Tonga ends up having to push Leka into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.

Tonga scores with a takedown into Leka's guard.
Tonga stopping the sweep attempt from Leka.

Leka has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Tonga can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.

Leka is looking for a triangle here but Tonga uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Tonga looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Leka is trying to control Tonga's posture but Tonga avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Leka is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Tonga looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Leka is avoiding damage well.
Tonga cracks Leka with a big elbow.
Leka tries to bench press Tonga off him but Tonga keeps the position.
Leka manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Leka winds up and cracks Tonga with a swinging punch to the side of the head.

Tonga looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Leka not doing much here.
Leo Leka has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tonga is not content to let Leka control the position.
Leka scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Tonga flails away from the bottom but he's not doing any damage.
Tonga slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Leka connects with a couple of short punches.
Leka tries to free his leg and advance position but Tonga is retaining full guard.

Leka got a little sloppy there for a moment and Tonga has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Leka has managed to get both his arms back between Tonga's legs - danger averted.
Leka passes Tonga's left leg - he's now in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Leka is looking to advance position but Tonga won't allow it.
Leka takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Tonga makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Tonga.

Tonga escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Leka gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Kukulcan Tonga is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Leka throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Leka lands a couple of digs.
Leka trying to control but Tonga is working from the bottom.
Tonga wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tonga is trying to keep Leka in close.
Leka postures up in Tonga's guard and throws a big left but Tonga blocks it.
Tonga keeping full guard, as Leka tries to pass.
Tonga pulls Leka in close to prevent any damage.
Tonga is trying to control the position but Leka postures up.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Leka trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Tonga has Leka pulled in close to control his posture.
Leka throws a strike but Tonga rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.


And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Kukulcan Tonga.
I've got Tonga 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 Gwen Towbar scores the fight 27:30
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 28:29
Judge Cecil Peabody scores the fight 28:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kukulcan Tonga!

Kukulcan Tonga seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: OFC 335: Wyatt vs Ysengrin     
Date:   Jan 20, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Stasius Venom (ranked 581 p4p, 85 weight class) and Jack Patton (ranked 593 p4p, 88 weight class). Venom's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, For Heavy Metal we will die!. Patton has chosen Barasuara - Api dan Lentera as his entrance music. Rumors backstage are that the fighters have been paid to keep it standing but we know that would never happen in MMA!

183 cm
35
176 lbs
21 - 9 - 0
187 cm
34
188 lbs
24 - 12 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Stasius Venom!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Jack Patton!
The judges for this bout are Yves DeLean, Alec Ball and William Peck.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Venom with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Venom takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Patton takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Patton looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Venom thows a left - swing and a miss!
Patton looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
A jab from Venom misses.
Patton cracks Venom with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Patton throws a leg kick that misses.
Venom keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Venom has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Patton.
Patton moves away from the strike by Venom.
Venom throws a body kick that misses
and Patton counters with a big head kick but Venom shrugs it off.
Venom lands with a nice body punch.
Patton gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Venom counters with an outside leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Patton throws a right and a left that both miss.
Venom lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Patton avoids the body shot from Venom.
Venom's corner calls for a 1-2. Venom obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Venom ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
As Patton looks to move away, Venom throws a big counter combo but Patton just gets out of the way.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Patton has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Venom.
Patton avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Patton throws a body punch but Venom moves out of range.
Patton takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Venom darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Venom definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Patton throws a looping overhand right but Venom ducks down to avoid it.
Venom lands a nice leg kick that just misses Patton's sensitive parts.
Venom keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Patton throws a head kick that misses.
Patton lands a nice shot to the body.
Venom lands an overhand right.
Venom moves out of range as Patton strikes.
Venom throws a counter high kick but Patton was just alert enough to avoid it.
Venom lands with a hook. Patton tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Venom connects with a solid leg kick.
Patton walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Venom misses with a looping left.
Patton moves forwards but Venom connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Patton missing with a left hand there. Venom was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Patton misses with a hook.
Venom fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Patton has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Patton checks the leg kick.
Venom throws a leg kick that is checked
and Patton counters with a two punch combo.
Patton misses with a shot to the body
and Venom counters with a nice low kick that buckles Patton's knee momentarily.
Venom looks to throw the jab but Patton is out of range.
Patton misses with a low kick.
Venom keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Patton pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Venom throws a looping overhand right but Patton ducks down to avoid it.
Patton takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Venom connects with a single shot there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Patton thows a left - swing and a miss!
Patton throws a body punch but Venom moves out of range.
Patton ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Venom moves away.
Venom lands a big right hand and follows it up with an uppercut. Oh and another big punch and a knee - Patton can't take much more of this! Another big shot to the jaw from Venom and Patton drops to the floor. Beaten and bloodied - he had enough there. A vicious beatdown by Venom.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:18 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Stasius Venom!
After the fight, Stasius Venom was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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RATING
62%

 

Event: UGD 96:Man Vs Bailey     
Date:   Jan 19, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Raise Hell (ranked 73 p4p, 16 weight class) and Marco Ajax (ranked 57 p4p, 15 weight class). Hell comes to the cage accompanied by Motörhead - Hellraiser. Ajax is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by For Heavy Metal we will die!. Raise Hell has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

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158 lbs
32 - 15 - 1
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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 31 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Raise Hell!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Marco Ajax!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Daniel Bishop and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A decent looking cross lands there for Ajax.
A slow jab from Hell misses its intended target.
Hell definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Hell digs a good body shot into Ajax's ribs.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Ajax crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Hell - the referee stops the clock and Ajax gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Hell. Ajax manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Ajax misses with a low kick as Hell jumps back.
Hell misses the shot to the body.
Ajax takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Hell uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ajax.
Hell lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ajax's sensitive parts.
Ajax rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Hell moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Ajax lands with a cross.
Ajax staying out of range there.
Ajax looks for the body kick but Hell saw that one coming.
Hell thows a left - swing and a miss!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ajax takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Ajax thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ajax throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Hell stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Hell blocks a jab.
Hell scores with a sloppy right hand. Ajax should have avoided that one.
Hell walks into a left hand.
Raise Hell seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ajax misses with an uppercut. Hell saw that one coming.
Hell bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ajax staying out of range there.
A countering left hand to the body from Ajax misses.
Nice sprawl there from Hell as Ajax shoots in.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hell lands the left hand.
Hell tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Hell slips a straight right by Ajax.
Ajax pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ajax lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Hell moves into range and connects with a jab.
Hell digs a good body shot into Ajax's ribs.
Ajax is looking to land body kicks.
Ajax connects with an inside leg kick.
Ajax misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Hell.
Hell connects with a good right hand that stumbles Ajax. Ajax circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Ajax moves out of range of the body kick.
Hell takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Ajax has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Ajax there as he acknowledges the shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Hell tries to clinch but Ajax is having none of it.
Ajax scores with a sloppy right hand. Hell should have avoided that one.
Hell with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Hell defending well as Ajax loads up on a big left hand.
Ajax scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Hell doesn't seem bothered though.
Ajax steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hell.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Ajax misses with a looping right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ajax ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Hell slips a straight right by Ajax.
Hell is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ajax.
Hell steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ajax.
Ajax throws a jab when Hell was well out of range.
Hell misses with a hook. Ajax ducked under it nicely.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ajax darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Ajax lands with a hook. Hell tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Ajax throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Ajax throws a jab but it's blocked by Hell.
A head kick misses from Ajax.
Ajax misses with a looping right.
Hell misses with a wild body shot.
A swing and a miss from Ajax.
Hell comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Ajax is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Hell had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hell. Ajax does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hell misses with an uppercut.
Ajax looks to score with a jab to the body but Hell is just out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Hell on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Ajax lands a jab to Hell's midsection.
Hell ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Hell bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Ajax's head backwards.
Ajax misses with a jab, cross combination.
Hell wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hell throws a looping overhand right but Ajax ducks down to avoid it.
Hell scores with a hook.
Ajax uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hell.
Hell lands with an overhand left.
Ajax throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hell. Ajax does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hell misses with a wild body shot.
Ajax throws a big shot that misses.
Ajax avoids the head kick by Hell.
Hell lands a slapping body shot.
Hell lands with a kick to the ribs.
Hell lands a nice hook to Ajax's body. Ajax takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A cross from Hell lands.
Ajax fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ajax ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Hell just misses with a punch to the body.
Hell is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Hell ducks under a wild hook from Ajax.
Ajax lunges at Hell with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Hell's hand.
Hell goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Hell uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ajax looks to land a left hand but Hell moved out of range nicely.
Hell fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ajax manages to avoid it.
Raise Hell is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Ajax lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hell's sensitive parts.
Ajax throws an overhand right that lands on Hell's shoulder, as Hell tries to avoid the shot.
Ajax takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Ajax's coach down at Heavy Metal was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Ajax's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Ajax takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
A jab from Hell does it's job there.
The fighters circling - Ajax throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A punch combination from Ajax misses.
Ajax thumps Hell with a low kick.
Ajax throws a jab when Hell was well out of range.
Ajax comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Ajax chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Hell can pounce on him.
Ajax gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Hell.
Ajax throws the left hand but Hell avoids the punch easily.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Hell dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

Hell drives through and clinches with Ajax against the cage.

Ajax pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Ajax ducks right into an uppercut from Hell.
Ajax closes the distance and clinches up with Hell, looking for a takedown. Ajax pushes Hell against the cage but Hell circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Hell swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
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 Raise Hell will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Hell cracks Ajax with an open hand slap.
Hell displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ajax throws out the jab.
Ajax turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Hell feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Ajax's calf.
Hell throws a quick inside leg kick.
Hell cracks Ajax with an open hand slap.
Ajax changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Hell misses with a wild body shot.
Ajax misses with a hook.
Hell throws a lazy body kick

and Ajax counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Ajax.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Hell wants to sweep but no luck.
Hell is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Ajax is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Ajax landing with the ground and pound.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Ajax accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hell looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Ajax wants to control from the top but Hell keeps moving.
Ajax throws a strike but Hell rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Hell will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Hell slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Hell won't allow Ajax to sweep him here.
Hell trying to control but Ajax is working from the bottom.
Hell has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Hell engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

Ajax looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Hell passes into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ajax is trying to control but can't.

Ajax is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Hell pulls his head out easily.
Hell lands with a punch from half guard.
Hell not doing much here.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Hell is looking to take a break and control but Ajax is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ajax wants to get back to full guard.
Ajax makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Ajax.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hell stands up over Ajax, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.

Ajax is looking for a triangle but Hell pushes his legs off easily.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Ajax is on top in guard.

Hell wants to sweep but no luck.
Hell controlling Ajax's posture.
Hell is trying to control the position but Ajax postures up.
Ajax stays in close to Hell's body and controls the position.
Ajax throws a big elbow that misses.
Marco Ajax has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hell is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Ajax throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Hell works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Hell is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Ajax landing some decent shots from guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ajax passes into half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Marco Ajax 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!


Hell with a hook.
Hell misses with a few strikes there.
Ajax misses with a wild combination.
Ajax checks a leg kick.
Hell lands a head shot.
Hell throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A leg kick checked by Hell.
Hell swings wildly with a couple of big hooks

and Ajax counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Hell is looking to improve his position.
Ajax looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Hell tries to get to full guard but Ajax has control of the leg.
Hell holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hell continues to stall.
Ajax seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Hell does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Hell is looking to improve his position.
Hell is trying to maintain the position but Ajax is very close to passing his half guard.
Ajax sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Hell defending well though.
Ajax is controlling the pace.
Ajax lands strikes from half guard.

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.
Ajax missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Ajax working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Ajax lands a nice short elbow.
Hell is positioning himself well to prevent Ajax advancing to mount.
Ajax controlling the pace.
Hell has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Ajax is working away from the top position though.
Ajax passes into side control, despite Hell's attempt to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here as Ajax stalls from top position.
Ajax trying to control the action but Hell is working from the bottom.
Ajax connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Hell some visible discomfort.
Hell is holding Ajax down, trying to stall.
Ajax has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
You can see the frustration on Hell's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Hell is looking to regain half guard here but Ajax keeps moving and retains side control.
Hell is working hard here to advance position.
Ajax postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Hell is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Hell is trying to get back to full guard.
Hell gets back to full guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Hell utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

And that's the end of the fight!
Marco Ajax comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Ajax 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 Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 28:29
Judge James Glass scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Marco Ajax!

After the fight, Marco Ajax was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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hype
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mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
57%

 

 
 
 
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