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Event: AD467: ReMotus     
Date:   Jul 23, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Magomedrasul Khasbulaev and Star Dust. Khasbulaev comes to the cage accompanied by Fetty Wap - Trap Queen. Dust has chosen For Heavy Metal we will die! as his entrance music. Star Dust acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

173 cm
27
152 lbs
17 - 13 - 0
174 cm
35
147 lbs
27 - 17 - 1
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Aspire Clothing

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 17 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Magomedrasul Khasbulaev!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Star Dust!
The judges for this bout are Ian Loll, William Peck and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Khasbulaev steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Dust.
Khasbulaev throws a head kick but Dust moves out of range.
Dust takes a swing at Khasbulaev's ribcage but misses.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Dust 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.
Khasbulaev slips a straight right by Dust.
Khasbulaev misses with a jab, cross combination.
Dust connects with an inside leg kick.
Khasbulaev throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Khasbulaev staying out of range there.
Khasbulaev cracks Dust with a right hand to the side of the head.
Khasbulaev with a nice cross.
Dust lands with a hook. Khasbulaev tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Dust is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Khasbulaev.
Khasbulaev misses with a leg kick

and Dust counters with a shoot takedown. Khasbulaev fights it but they end up in guard.

Khasbulaev pushes Dust off and scrambles back to his feet.
A slow jab from Khasbulaev misses its intended target.
Dust throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Dust keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Khasbulaev.
Dust throws a wild combination but nothing lands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Khasbulaev on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Dust looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Dust drops his hands momentarily and Khasbulaev takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Khasbulaev avoids the body shot from Dust.
Khasbulaev is looking for a counter combo.
Khasbulaev misses with an uppercut.
Dust throws a left and a right that both miss
and Dust takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A head kick by Khasbulaev misses
and Dust counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Khasbulaev keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Khasbulaev throwing a counter right hand but Dust manages to avoid it.
Dust lands a nice hook to Khasbulaev's body. Khasbulaev takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Decent striking displayed by Dust there.
Khasbulaev throws the left hand but Dust avoids the punch easily.
Khasbulaev looks to score with a jab to the body but Dust is just out of range.
Decent striking displayed by Khasbulaev there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Khasbulaev lands a leg kick that knocks Dust off balance momentarily.
Dust throws a looping overhand right but Khasbulaev ducks down to avoid it.
Khasbulaev throws a series of punches but Dust moves out of range.
Dust slips under a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dust uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Khasbulaev.
Dust checks the leg kick.
Dust fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Khasbulaev checks it well.
Khasbulaev seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Dust displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Khasbulaev throws out the jab.
Dust throws a shot from downtown. Khasbulaev moves away and avoids it.
Khasbulaev moves out of range of the strikes.
Dust tries to land a leg kick but Khasbulaev saw it coming and moves away.
Dust lands with a right hand.
Dust missing with a left hand there. Khasbulaev was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Dust connects with a nice looking jab.

Dust closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Khasbulaev quickly recovers to half guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Dust throws a strike but Khasbulaev avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Dust throwing strikes but missing.
Dust throwing strikes but missing.
Khasbulaev is trying to keep Dust in close.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dust throws an elbow that misses. Khasbulaev uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Dust's guard. Nice move by Khasbulaev!


Dust looking for subs off his back but Khasbulaev has passed one foot through into half guard.
Dust is not content to let Khasbulaev control the position.

Dust looking for submissions off his back.
Dust moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Dust tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

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

Dust is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Khasbulaev would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard.
Khasbulaev trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Dust is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Dust is looking for a kimura but Khasbulaev is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Dust to get the leverage.
Dust frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Khasbulaev throws a lazy right hand but Dust sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
The fighters circling - Khasbulaev throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Dust tries to land a leg kick but Khasbulaev saw it coming and moves away.
Dust takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Dust works Khasbulaev's body with a nice hook.
Dust stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Dust scores with a nice strike.
Dust scores with a leg kick.
Khasbulaev lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Khasbulaev misses with a straight left.
Khasbulaev throws a right hand that misses
and Dust cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Khasbulaev tries to keep at a distance but Dust has taken the fight into the clinch.
Dust lands a left hand that snaps the head of Khasbulaev backwards.
Dust misses with the head strike.
Khasbulaev prevents a body shot from Dust.
Khasbulaev misses with a punch on the inside.
Dust cracks Khasbulaev with a nice body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Dust.
Dust blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Dust throws a punch but it's blocked by Khasbulaev.
Dust goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Dust cracks Khasbulaev with a nice body shot.
Dust tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Khasbulaev just stands there and leans against the cage.
Dust blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Khasbulaev working aggressively here.
Dust lands a hook to the side of the head.
Khasbulaev takes a shot to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Khasbulaev.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Dust.
Dust tries a body shot but Khasbulaev blocks it.
Dust lands a right hand.

Khasbulaev is rocked!
Khasbulaev blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Khasbulaev fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Dust makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Oh Khasbulaev is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

Khasbulaev breaks the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Dust avoids a punch combination nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Khasbulaev takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Khasbulaev seems to have got his legs back now.
Khasbulaev walks into a jab.
A low kick from Dust is predictable there
and Khasbulaev cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Dust looks for the body kick but Khasbulaev saw that one coming.
Dust throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Khasbulaev stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Khasbulaev just misses with a punch to the body.
Dust throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Khasbulaev scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!

It looks like Star Dust has been cut.

Dust closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Dust lands in his opponent's guard.
Dust advances position into side control!
Dust lands some shots froms side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Dust looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Khasbulaev defending against the ground and pound.
Khasbulaev taking a bit of punishment here - Dust scoring with strikes.
Dust working the head with strikes.
Dust creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Khasbulaev sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
You can see the frustration on Khasbulaev's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Dust misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.
Khasbulaev avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Dust.
Khasbulaev wants to control but Dust postures up.
Dust lands a decent elbow from side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Khasbulaev is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Dust is controlling him well.

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

Dust swings around for an armbar but Khasbulaev sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Dust's guard.
Star Dust has got the better of the ground game so far.

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

Dust has an omoplata and is looking to use it perhaps as a submission or perhaps to transition. Khasbulaev 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 Dust.
Dust tries to get back to half guard but can't.
This has been an exciting period of action!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Khasbulaev misses with a hook.
Dust steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Khasbulaev.
A clash of legs there as Khasbulaev blocks the low kick.
Khasbulaev wants to land a leg kick but Dust is out of range.
Khasbulaev is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Dust.
Dust scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Dust shoots in and drives through. Khasbulaev sprawls well.
Khasbulaev is looking to counter punch.
Khasbulaev connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Dust momentarily.
Khasbulaev misses with a double jab.
Khasbulaev gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Khasbulaev walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Dust checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dust throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Dust.
Khasbulaev takes a jab right on the kisser.
A nice inside leg kick there by Dust. That's going to slow Khasbulaev down.
Khasbulaev rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Dust moves out of range and avoids them all easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Khasbulaev throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Dust counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Khasbulaev misses with a straight left.
Dust's corner calls for a 1-2. Dust obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Dust moves away from the strike by Khasbulaev.
Dust clobbers Khasbulaev with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Khasbulaev scores with a spinning back kick!
Magomedrasul Khasbulaev is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Dust jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Khasbulaev takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Dust throws an overhand right that lands on Khasbulaev's shoulder, as Khasbulaev tries to avoid the shot.
Khasbulaev throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Khasbulaev takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Dust throws a series of strikes that have Khasbulaev backpedaling.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Dust 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.
Khasbulaev throws out a loose jab but Dust uses good head movement to avoid it.
Khasbulaev looks to land a right hand but Dust moved out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dust defending well as Khasbulaev loads up on a big left hand.
Khasbulaev will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Dust blocks a low kick nicely.
Khasbulaev throws a right and a left that Dust avoids nicely.
Nice uppercut there from Dust.
Dust will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Khasbulaev lands with a cross.
Khasbulaev throws a right and a left that Dust avoids nicely.
A leg kick checked by Dust.
Khasbulaev misses with a two punch combination.

Dust instigates a clinch.
Dust has a couple of punches blocked by Khasbulaev.
Dust lands with a short shot to the head.
Khasbulaev lands a nice uppercut.
Dust fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dust blocks an uppercut.
Dust softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Khasbulaev lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Dust working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Dust stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Khasbulaev wants to break free but Dust has control.
Khasbulaev throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Dusts head.
Khasbulaev misses with a punch on the inside.
Khasbulaev has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Dust working aggressively here.

Khasbulaev breaks from the clinch.

Dust has closed the distance and engaged Khasbulaev in a clinch.
Dust misses with the head strike.
Dust is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Khasbulaev misses with a hook from the clinch.
Dust drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Khasbulaev gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Magomedrasul Khasbulaev has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Star Dust.
Dust blocking some punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Dust creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

Dust breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A cross from Khasbulaev lands.
Khasbulaev misses with a two punch combination.
Khasbulaev checks a leg kick nicely.

Dust shoots in and gets a takedown into Khasbulaev's guard.

Dust has gone for a leg lock! Khasbulaev slips out almost immediately though and dives into Dust's guard.

Khasbulaev wants to control from the top but Dust keeps moving.

Dust is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Dust looking for a sweep. Not yet Dust, not yet.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Star Dust.
Well Dust 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 Ian Loll scores the fight 27:30
Judge William Peck scores the fight 28:29
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Star Dust!

A very excited looking Star Dust rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
75%

 

Event: OFC 300: Luzhin vs Makaki Iii     
Date:   Jul 22, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Nikolai Luzhin and Yancy Makaki Iii. Luzhin's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, The time has come.... Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

181 cm
36
174 lbs
28 - 10 - 2
182 cm
25
177 lbs
12 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Aspire Clothing
Bullet Proof System

House of Valor
KAISER Nutrition - Q160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Nikolai Luzhin!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Yancy Makaki Iii!
The judges for this bout are Robert Douchet, William Peck and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Makaki Iii throws a body shot but no joy.
Luzhin takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Luzhin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Makaki Iii can pounce on him.
Makaki Iii fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Luzhin misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Makaki Iii counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Makaki Iii has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Luzhin is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Makaki Iii blocks the body kick.
Makaki Iii jabs Luzhin right on the nose. Luzhin blinks but takes it well.
Makaki Iii 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.

Luzhin clinches with his opponent.
Makaki Iii working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Luzhin lands a shoulder strike.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Luzhin tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Makaki Iii has a couple of punches blocked by Luzhin.
Makaki Iii swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Luzhin lands a hook that snaps the head of Makaki Iii backwards.
Makaki Iii lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Luzhin or not.
Luzhin lands with a right to the head.
Still in the clinch, Makaki Iii scores with a nice short uppercut.
Makaki Iii lands a right hand.
A short right from Luzhin on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Makaki Iii blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Makaki Iii lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Luzhin backwards.
Makaki Iii throws a head punch that misses.
Luzhin prevents a body shot from Makaki Iii.
Knees to the body from Luzhin.
Makaki Iii misses with a punch on the inside.
Luzhin working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Makaki Iii lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A nice right hand lands inside from Luzhin.
Makaki Iii softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Luzhin scores with a shoulder strike.
Makaki Iii tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Luzhin blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Luzhin tries a body shot but Makaki Iii blocks it.
Makaki Iii tries a body shot but Luzhin blocks it.
Luzhin throws a knee to the head but misses.
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!
Luzhin blocks a body shot from Makaki Iii.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Luzhin.
Luzhin lands a knee to the head.
Luzhin with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Luzhin blocks a body shot from Makaki Iii.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Luzhin successfully pulls guard.
Luzhin trying to keep a closed guard but Makaki Iii is proving a slippery customer.

Luzhin working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Makaki Iii doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Makaki Iii manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Makaki Iii is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Let's hope that Makaki Iii has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Nikolai Luzhin!
Nikolai Luzhin retains his welterweight title!
Nikolai Luzhin decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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FIGHT
RATING
55%

 

Event: EPL 12 Finale     
Date:   Jul 21, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Ozzy McKane and Tristan Fenix. McKane comes to the cage accompanied by SAIL - AWOLNATION. Fenix has chosen For Heavy Metal we will die! as his entrance music. On his way into the cage it seems that Ozzy McKane has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Ozzy McKane seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

170 cm
32
158 lbs
38 - 13 - 0
170 cm
36
153 lbs
31 - 17 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Conviction

Aspire Clothing
Project Mayhem



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ozzy McKane!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tristan Fenix!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, James Ackerman and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fenix scores with a punch to the head.
Fenix uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by McKane.
McKane throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fenix flicks out a counter leg kick but McKane steps away.
Nice jab there from McKane.
Fenix misses with a wild combination.
McKane connects with a crisp jab.
Jab, jab by Fenix - just one landing.
McKane scores with a nice head shot.
Good exchange - McKane coming out on top.
McKane drops his hands momentarily and Fenix takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fenix swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Fenix throws a leg kick but McKane sees it coming and moves out of range.
McKane misses with a hook.
McKane gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
McKane throws a looping overhand right but Fenix ducks down to avoid it.
Fenix now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Fenix lands with a thumping leg kick.
Fenix fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fenix closes the distance and lands a one-two.
McKane 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.
McKane swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Fenix swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Fenix scores with a jab to the jaw.
Good standup being displayed there by Fenix as he connects with a hook.
McKane lands a nice leg kick that just misses Fenix's sensitive parts.
The crowd cheers as Fenix lands an impressive looking overhand right. McKane doesn't seem phased though.
McKane has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Fenix.
Fenix looks to land a combination but McKane avoids it well.
McKane throws a nice inside leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fenix throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
McKane throws an off balance right hand

and Fenix counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
McKane wants to improve his position but Fenix is controlling well.
Fenix has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McKane is in all sorts of trouble here.
McKane is working hard here to advance position.
Fenix with shots to the head and body - McKane looks very uncomfortable down there.
Fenix with a couple of short strikes.
Fenix trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Fenix landing strikes from the mount and McKane is in trouble!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fenix unloads with some shots from mount but McKane bucks and avoids them well.
McKane bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
McKane pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Fenix is keeping the position for now.

Fenix looking for submissions from the bottom but instead McKane passes into side control.
Fenix can't do much from the bottom here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fenix tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but McKane wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
McKane wants to control but Fenix is keeping him busy.
Fenix is trying to control McKane's posture but McKane avoids it.
Fenix sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.

McKane is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Fenix is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Fenix is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by McKane.
Fenix lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Fenix throws a shot from downtown. McKane moves away and avoids it.
Tristan Fenix seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McKane ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fenix moves away.
Fenix misses with a shot to the body
and McKane counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Fenix swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by McKane.
Fenix lands a nice looking body shot.
Horrible takedown attempt by Fenix or perhaps it was just good defense by McKane, which made it look bad.
It looked like McKane wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
McKane lands a really nice looking cross but Fenix seems unphased.

It looks like Tristan Fenix has been cut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McKane misses with a wild body shot.
Fenix misses with a hook to the body
and McKane counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A jab from McKane does it's job there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fenix looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? McKane is fending him off so far but Fenix persists. Nope, McKane circles away and we're back to standing.

McKane lands a big uppercut and Fenix crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Fenix looks OK. McKane waves Fenix back to his feet!

Fenix is rocked!
McKane dances in with a quick combination. Fenix is being worked over with jabs and crosses. Oooh, a right straight from McKane snaps Fenix's head back. Fenix stumbles backwards against the cage. McKane steps forward and delivers a right cross that connects with Fenix's jaw, simultaneously knocking him out and sending his mouthpiece into the crowd! There's a worthy souvenir for the fans. This one is over folks. Fenix just didn't come prepared.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:55 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Ozzy McKane!
After the fight, Ozzy McKane 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.
Tristan Fenix spoke after the fight, saying '1-1.'.
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Event: Ascension 0715     
Date:   Jul 15, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Kukulcan Tonga and Marco Ajax. Ajax has chosen For Heavy Metal we will die! as his entrance music. Marco Ajax has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Kukulcan Tonga's chin.

181 cm
31
162 lbs
21 - 9 - 1
160 cm
33
158 lbs
25 - 13 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
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 21 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Kukulcan Tonga!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Marco Ajax!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Fujiwara, Shirou Masuda and Taro Takaoka.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ajax misses the jab.
Ajax throws a leg kick but Tonga sees it coming and moves out of range.
Tonga keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Tonga 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.
Tonga misses with a looping left.
Ajax was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Tonga misses with a looping right.
Tonga jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tonga throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tonga 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.
Tonga misses with a body kick.
Ajax ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ajax shoots and misses
and Tonga counters with a right hand to the body.
Ajax throws a big shot that misses.
Tonga throws an overhand right that lands on Ajax's shoulder, as Ajax tries to avoid the shot.
Ajax misses with the combination.
Ajax misses with a straight left.
Ajax defending well as Tonga loads up on a big left hand.
That kick from Ajax tenderised Tonga's leg. Tonga is trying to keep his angry face on.
A good leg kick by Ajax.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ajax throws a leg kick but Tonga moved away.
Ajax fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tonga manages to avoid it.
Ajax throws a leg kick which misses Tonga's front leg but catches the back leg as Tonga tries to avoid it.
Tonga ducks under a wild hook from Ajax.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Ajax.
Ajax is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Ajax misses with a hook.
Tonga throws a leg kick that is checked

and Ajax counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Ajax throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Ajax throws a big right hand that misses.
Ajax is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tonga utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Tonga keeping full guard, as Ajax tries to pass.
Tonga working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ajax.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ajax throwing strikes from guard but Tonga blocks nicely.
Tonga working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ajax.
Tonga looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Ajax trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Ajax trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
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!
Ajax throwing strikes from guard but Tonga blocks nicely.
Ajax throws a strike but Tonga rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Ajax being controlled here, momentarily.
Tonga stopping the sweep attempt from Ajax.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Ajax is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Ajax manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Tonga manages to get himself to full guard.

Ajax missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Ajax with a flurry of punches that miss.
Ajax trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Tonga working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ajax.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ajax throws an elbow that misses. Tonga uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Ajax's guard. Nice move by Tonga!

Ajax trying to control the position.

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

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

Tonga got a little sloppy there for a moment and Ajax has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Tonga has managed to get both his arms back between Ajax's legs - danger averted.
Tonga stands and throws Ajax's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Ajax struggling a bit here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tonga misses with a body shot.
Ajax fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tonga manages to avoid it.
Tonga seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
A jab from Tonga finds it's way through Ajax's defenses.
Ajax sizes up Tonga with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Tonga throws a body shot but no joy.
Ajax ducks under a wild hook from Tonga.
Tonga swings away with a leg kick that misses.

Tonga fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Ajax to the ground. Tonga is now in Ajax's guard.
Ajax lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Marco Ajax has got the better of the ground game so far.
Ajax throwing strikes but missing.
Ajax lands a couple of digs.
Ajax is looking to work some ground and pound but Tonga has wrist control.
Ajax wants to control from the top but Tonga keeps moving.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tonga looking for a sweep. Not yet Tonga, not yet.
Ajax throws a strike but Tonga rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.


Ajax 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.
Ajax looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Tonga puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Tonga is looking to take a break and control but Ajax is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ajax is trying to get back to full guard.

Ajax looking for submissions off his back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ajax is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Tonga's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Tonga's back!
Tonga covering up well under a barage of strikes.
Ajax punches the canvas rather than the man.
Tonga can't escape the position.
Tonga is keeping busy.
Ajax somehow managing to miss with a strike from the back.
Ajax is working the ground and pound here and the referee is taking a close look at Tonga. He must escape soon or this one will be stopped.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ajax somehow managing to miss with a strike from the back.
Ajax lands a punch to the side of the head from the back.
Ajax lands with a hammerfist to the side of Tonga's head.
Ajax has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Ajax is landing with strikes from the back.

Tonga is rocked!
Ajax lands a couple of good shots to his opponent's body and a final shot to the head. Good little attack there by Ajax.
Oh Tonga is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Tonga covering up well under a barage of strikes.

Ajax working for a choke but Tonga is defending well.
Ajax throws a series of strikes and Tonga wriggles onto his back, so he's now mounted. He's in real trouble here.
Ajax has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Ajax throwing sloppy strikes here. Perhaps if he tightened up his striking from such a dominant position, he'd be able to finish easier.
Tonga seems to have got his legs back now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ajax unloads with some shots from mount but Tonga bucks and avoids them well.
Ajax landing strikes from the mount.
Ajax landing strikes from the mount and Tonga is in trouble!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ajax throwing strikes but Tonga bucks up and reverses the position. He's now in guard on top.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ajax trying to control the position.

Ajax is working an open guard so Tonga takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.
Ajax connects with a leg kick. Tonga looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Ajax showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Tonga.
Ajax finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Ajax lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
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!


Ajax scores with the left hand. Tonga knows he should have avoided that one.
Ajax uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tonga.
Tonga has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Tonga missing with a left hand there. Ajax was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A punch combination from Ajax misses.
Tonga swings for the body but Ajax moves out of range.
Ajax tries to score with a low kick but Tonga moves his leg out of the way.
Tonga looks to land a left hand but Ajax moved out of range nicely.
Ajax uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tonga.
Ajax throws a hook to the side of Tonga's head but Tonga sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tonga misses the jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tonga looks to throw the jab but Ajax is out of range.
Ajax uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tonga.
Ajax moves out of range of the strikes.
Good leg kick by Ajax there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Ajax, right into the meat.
Tonga waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ajax.
Tonga is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ajax scores with a nice right hand.
Tonga misses with a right hand
and Ajax counters with a stiff right hand.
Ajax avoids the body shot from Tonga.
Tonga misses with a looping left.
Tonga throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Ajax counter with a right hand.
Kukulcan Tonga is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Tonga on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Tonga catches Ajax with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Ajax moves out of range of the strikes.
Tonga throws a hook to the side of Ajax's head but Ajax sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Marco Ajax seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ajax lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tonga's sensitive parts.
Tonga's corner calls for a 1-2. Tonga obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Ajax lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ajax fails with a takedown attempt.
Tonga misses with a looping left.
Ajax throws out a leg kick but Tonga moves out of range and Ajax only half commits.
Kukulcan Tonga has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ajax tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Ajax looks to land a left hand but Tonga moved out of range nicely.
Tonga throws a right hand that misses

and Ajax counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Tonga!
Ajax with the ground and pound but Tonga regains half guard under the barage of strikes.
Ajax working the head and body with strikes.
Ajax prevents Tonga from improving his position.
Ajax missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Tonga keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Ajax throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Ajax thows a huge punch but Tonga dodges it nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Ajax is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Tonga doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Ajax.
Ajax trying to control the action but Tonga is working from the bottom.
Tonga blocking the ground and pound attempt from Ajax.
Tonga wants to improve his position but Ajax is controlling well.
Ajax not landing any meaningful shots this time.

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.
Ajax wants to control but Tonga is keeping him busy.
Ajax working the head and body with strikes.
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. Ajax connects with a nice short shot to Tonga's temple.
Ajax trying to advance position but Tonga counters by regaining guard.
Tonga utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Tonga is pulling down on Ajax's head. It's preventing any offense from Ajax, at least for the moment.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Ajax accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

Ajax drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Tonga dives on top into guard.


And that's the end of the fight!
Marco Ajax comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Ajax 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 Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight 27:30
Judge Shirou Masuda scores the fight 27:30
Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight 27:30

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

Marco Ajax 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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Event: Syn 535 - Parhelion     
Date:   Jul 15, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Charles Ng and Joaquim Rapture. Ng's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Wedlock - I'm The Fuck You Man. Rapture is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by For Heavy Metal we will die!. The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

160 cm
26
145 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
175 cm
34
150 lbs
30 - 16 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Charles Ng!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Joaquim Rapture!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Sam Margolis and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rapture dodges the punch combination from Ng.
Ng 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.
Ng throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Rapture sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Rapture shoots in looking for a takedown. Ng tries to sprawl out of it but Rapture keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Ng manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Ng lands a really nice looking cross but Rapture seems unphased.
Rapture slips under a jab.
Rapture tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Ng throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
A nice side step and Rapture releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Ng throws a low kick, looking for Rapture's leg but Rapture calmly moves out of range.
Rapture tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ng closes the distance looking to clinch
and Rapture counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Rapture thuds a left hand into Ng's body.
Ng misses with a combination

and Rapture counters with a nice double leg into half guard.

Ng has managed to escape just enough to sneak back to his feet but Rapture is on him like a limpet, forcing Ng back against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rapture blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Rapture misses with the head strike.
Ng presses Rapture against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Ng scores with a knee to the head.
Ng fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ng lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Ng tries a knee to the head but Rapture blocks it.
Ng tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Ng.
Rapture blocks an uppercut.
Rapture tries to pull guard but Ng won't allow it.
Ng putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Rapture in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Ng tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
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!
Ng working aggressively here.
Rapture struggles to land a body shot inside as Ng controls his hands.
Rapture misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ng scores with a nice hook to the head.
Rapture managing to block the knees to the body from Ng.
Ng lands a hook to the side of the head.

Rapture is rocked!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Ng pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Rapture is still on wobbly legs! Can Ng finish him?
Ng keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
No joy there for Ng, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Rapture seems to have recovered his senses.
Ng slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Ng takes a swing at Rapture's ribcage but misses.
Ng is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Rapture.
Rapture checks a low kick from Ng.
Rapture throws out a counter right but Ng avoids it with no problem.
Charles Ng seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Ng has closed the distance and engaged Rapture in a clinch.
Rapture lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Ng scores with a nice hook to the head.
Ng takes a shot to the head.
Ng misses with some punches.
Knees in the clinch landing for Ng.
Rapture tries for a takedown. No joy.
Charles Ng has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Joaquim Rapture.
Ng misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ng tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Rapture avoids it.
Rapture throws a head punch that misses.
Rapture misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rapture can't find room to land a body shot as Ng controls the action.
Ng misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Rapture fails to land.

Rapture pulls guard.
Ng tries to free his leg and advance position but Rapture is retaining full guard.
Rapture is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

Rapture is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Ng is stalling in the full guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Rapture pulls Ng in close to prevent any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ng trying to control but Rapture is working from the bottom.
Rapture looking to hit a scissor sweep but Ng is one step ahead there.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Rapture is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Ng might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Rapture wants to control but Ng is keeping him busy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ng wants to clinch.
Ng throws a leg kick that is checked
and Rapture counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ng pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Ng throws a leg kick

and Rapture counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Ng!
Ng tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Rapture wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Ng is trying to control Rapture's posture but Rapture avoids it.
Ng is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Rapture's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Ng looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Ng pushes Rapture off but Rapture dives into side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rapture working the body and head with strikes.
Rapture controlling the position.
Rapture is looking to take a break and control but Ng is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ng pushes Rapture away and creates a bit of space to escape. He's almost out here... but no, Rapture gets a good hold of his legs and remains firmly in side control.
Rapture scores with punches from side control.
Ng is trying to control Rapture's posture but Rapture avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ng is looking for a sweep.
Rapture is looking to take a break and control but Ng is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Joaquim Rapture has got the better of the ground game so far.
Rapture lands some shots froms side control.
Ng tries to bench press Rapture off him but Rapture keeps the position.
Ng is working hard here to advance position.
Ng is letting Rapture control him for a moment.
Ng takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ng is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Ng is trying to stand back up but Rapture is controlling him
Ng taking some punishment here, with Rapture in his half guard.
Rapture takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.

Ng looking for submissions off his back.
Rapture seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Ng does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Rapture lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Rapture 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.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ng trying to control from the bottom.
Rapture is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Ng!
Ng tries to hold on but Rapture pushes him away.
Rapture working the ground and pound effectively.
Rapture working away from the top, dropping strikes.
Ng tries to reverse the position but Rapture maintains control.
Rapture tries to control but Ng wriggling away.
Rapture working away from the top, dropping strikes.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
The referee warns Ng that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.
Rapture has his opponent pinned against the cage, landing some nasty ground and pound that is really making a bit of a mess out of Ng's face.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ng misses with a leg kick.
Rapture uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ng.
Ng throws a lazy right hand but Rapture sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Rapture with the counter takedown but Ng avoids it easily.
Ng throws a leg kick
and Rapture counters with a one-two to the body.

Rapture scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Rapture lands some shots froms side control.
Rapture is working Ng over with some ground and pound from side control.
Rapture working the ground and pound from side control.
Ng is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rapture lands a nice forearm strike.
You can see the frustration on Ng's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ng is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Rapture lands a nice forearm strike.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Rapture working his ground and pound in the gym. So far it seems to be working well.
Rapture working away.
Ng tries to improve position but can't.
Rapture trying to control the position but Ng is working away.
Ng is trying to control Rapture's posture but Rapture avoids it.
Ng is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Rapture is controlling him well.

That's two 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.
Rapture in the domination position with Ng hanging on.
Rapture in side control lands a decent elbow.
Ng is trying to buck Rapture off.
Rapture working the head with strikes.
Ng is trying to improve his position.
Rapture wants to lay and pray for a moment but Ng keeps working.
Ng tries to escape but Rapture is in control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rapture cracks Ng with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Rapture has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Ng takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Ng is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but Rapture has just dragged him back down to the mat.
Rapture wants to control but Ng is keeping him busy.
Rapture is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
Ng is looking to regain half guard here but Rapture keeps moving and retains side control.
Rapture wants to control but Ng is keeping him busy.
You can see the frustration on Ng's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ng is in a bad position, trying to hold on for dear life but he is really struggling to maintain any sort of control.
Ng is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Rapture off and has taken his back!
Ng is hanging on to Rapture's back as he tries to escape.
Ng controlling from the back.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
I really don't envy Rapture right now.

And that's the end of the fight!
Joaquim Rapture comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Rapture 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 Chris Edwards scores the fight 28:29
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 28:29
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Joaquim Rapture!

Joaquim Rapture bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: Syn 534 - Vespertine     
Date:   Jul 14, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Abraham Donowitz and Tuomari Hurmio. Donowitz's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, JEW FLOW. Hurmio is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Black Star. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

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148 lbs
41 - 15 - 1
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34
145 lbs
28 - 5 - 1
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 41 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Abraham Donowitz!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tuomari Hurmio!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Donowitz cracks Hurmio with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Donowitz throws out a loose jab but Hurmio uses good head movement to avoid it.
Donowitz throws a body punch but Hurmio moves out of range.
Nice uppercut lands for Hurmio. That snapped Donowitz's head back.
Donowitz swings for the body but Hurmio moves out of range.
Hurmio looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Hurmio throws a jab but it's blocked by Donowitz.
Hurmio slips a straight right by Donowitz.
Hurmio takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Hurmio tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Donowitz defends well and Hurmio ends up having to push Donowitz into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Donowitz on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Hurmio on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Donowitz. Donowitz obviously looking to wear him down.
Donowitz looks to land a left hand but Hurmio moved out of range nicely.
Donowitz wants to slow Hurmio down by chopping away at his legs.
Donowitz connects with an inside leg kick.
A big left from Donowitz misses.
Donowitz swings for the body but Hurmio moves out of range.
Hurmio throws a jab but it's blocked by Donowitz.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A telegraphed right hand from Donowitz misses the target.
Nice straight punches there by Donowitz. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Donowitz.
Hurmio connects with an inside leg kick.
Donowitz misses with the combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donowitz missing with a left hand there. Hurmio was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Donowitz keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hurmio.
Hurmio cracks a nice hook into Donowitz's ribs.
Hurmio lands a jab to the head.
Hurmio misses with an uppercut
and Donowitz counters with a stiff right hand.
Hurmio uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Donowitz.
Donowitz swings for the body but Hurmio moves out of range.
Donowitz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Donowitz looks to throw the jab but Hurmio is out of range.
Hurmio looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Hurmio misses with a looping right.
Donowitz cracks Hurmio with an open hand slap.
A telegraphed right hand from Hurmio misses the target.
Donowitz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Hurmio sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Donowitz scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Hurmio throws a jab but it's blocked by Donowitz.
Donowitz takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Donowitz throws out a loose jab but Hurmio uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hurmio uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Donowitz.
A countering left hand to the body from Hurmio misses.
Donowitz checks the leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz cracks the inside of Hurmio's front leg.
A combination from Hurmio does no damage.
Hurmio looks to land a right hand but Donowitz moved out of range.
Hurmio takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Hurmio throws a looping overhand right but Donowitz ducks down to avoid it.
Donowitz throws a looping overhand right but Hurmio ducks down to avoid it.
Hurmio throws out a leg kick but Donowitz moves out of range and Hurmio only half commits.
Donowitz is looking to counter punch.
Hurmio throws a front kick aimed at Donowitz's knee but Donowitz avoids it well.
A swing and a miss from Hurmio.
Donowitz ducks right into an uppercut from Hurmio.
A big left from Donowitz misses.
Donowitz throws a big shot that misses.
Donowitz looks to throw the jab but Hurmio is out of range.
Donowitz misses with a body shot.
Hurmio displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Donowitz throws out the jab.
Donowitz misses with a looping right.
Hurmio shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Donowitz but Donowitz pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Hurmio will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio slips under a jab.
Donowitz loads up on a big right hand but Hurmio slips the punch.
A slapping leg kick lands for Hurmio.
Donowitz misses with a body punch
and Hurmio counters with a thumping low kick.
Donowitz throws a nice outside leg kick.
Donowitz misses with a low kick.
Hurmio tries a quick counter leg kick but Donowitz is wise to it.
A jab from Donowitz misses.

Donowitz feints and as Hurmio raises his hands in defense, Donowitz changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Donowitz stopping the sweep attempt from Hurmio.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Donowitz postures up in Hurmio's guard and throws a big left but Hurmio blocks it.
Hurmio can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Donowitz controls the pace.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Hurmio is keeping the position for now.

Hurmio looking for a guillotine here but Donowitz defends easily.
Donowitz is looking to work some ground and pound but Hurmio has wrist control.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Abraham Donowitz 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.


Hurmio chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Donowitz can pounce on him.
Donowitz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hurmio looks to land a right hand but Donowitz moved out of range.
Donowitz will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Hurmio misses with a wild body shot.
Hurmio cracks Donowitz with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Donowitz misses the shot to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Donowitz checks a leg kick.
Hurmio swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Hurmio throws a hook but Donowitz avoids it easily.
Donowitz defending well as Hurmio loads up on a big left hand.
Donowitz looks to land a left hand but Hurmio moved out of range nicely.
Hurmio looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Donowitz feints and then cracks Hurmio's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hurmio down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donowitz tries for a takedown but Hurmio circles away easily
letting Hurmio counter with a right hand.
Hurmio looks to land a body kick but Donowitz moved away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Donowitz. Hurmio does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jab by Donowitz.
Hurmio takes a shot right to the bread basket.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hurmio moves out of range of the strikes.
Sloppy strikes from Donowitz. Those never looked like landing.
Hurmio is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Donowitz tries for a takedown but Hurmio sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Hurmio tried to score with a low kick but Donowitz checks it.
Hurmio ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Donowitz moves away.
Donowitz misses with a low kick.
Donowitz has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Hurmio.
Donowitz moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Donowitz misses with a straight left.
Hurmio checks the leg kick.
Hurmio drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Donowitz defends it well.
Jab, jab by Donowitz - just one landing.
Donowitz is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hurmio can do to turn this around?
Donowitz misses with a hook. Hurmio ducked under it nicely.
Donowitz backing away here, and Hurmio unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Donowitz slips under a jab.
A big left from Donowitz misses.
Donowitz throws a hook but Hurmio blocks it.
Hurmio just misses with a punch to the body.
Donowitz scores with a crisp jab that stopped Hurmio in his tracks.
Donowitz drops his hands momentarily and Hurmio takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Donowitz misses with a wild body shot.

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!
Hurmio shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Donowitz as he jumps to the side.
Donowitz scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Donowitz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hurmio connects with a nice looking jab.
Hurmio misses with a body shot.
Donowitz tries to score with a low kick but Hurmio moves his leg out of the way.
Hurmio shoots in but Donowitz avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Hurmio swings for the body but Donowitz moves out of range.
Hurmio jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hurmio fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Donowitz is out of range.
A combination from Hurmio does no damage.
Hurmio swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Donowitz looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Donowitz fails with the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Abraham Donowitz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Donowitz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Abraham Donowitz is winning the standup battle so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio tries to move into range but Donowitz moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
A swing and a miss from Donowitz.
Hurmio misses with a straight left.
Donowitz throws a shot from downtown. Hurmio moves away and avoids it.
Donowitz throws the left hand but Hurmio avoids the punch easily.
Donowitz moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Donowitz blocks a jab.
Donowitz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Hurmio moves away.
Hurmio misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Donowitz.
Hurmio walks into a left hand.
Donowitz takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

Donowitz closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Hurmio quickly recovers to half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Hurmio is looking for a sweep. Donowitz is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Donowitz is trying to advance to mount but he's lost his balance and Hurmio reverses the position - he's now on top in Donowitz's guard.
Hurmio trying to control but Donowitz is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Donowitz is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Hurmio is aware though and is defending well.
Donowitz lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


Hurmio has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Donowitz can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Donowitz trying to control the position from guard on top but Hurmio is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Hurmio defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Donowitz.
Hurmio misses with a looping left.
Donowitz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Hurmio.
Hurmio misses with a double jab.
A solid body kick from Donowitz.
Hurmio misses with a looping left.
Good standup being displayed there by Donowitz as he connects with a hook.
Donowitz throws a shot from downtown. Hurmio moves away and avoids it.
Hurmio bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Donowitz misses with a looping left.
Hurmio thumps Donowitz with a low kick.
Donowitz lands with a shot to the body.
Donowitz staying out of range there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A looping hook to the body misses from Donowitz. Hurmio does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hurmio throws a hook but Donowitz blocks it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Donowitz. Hurmio does a little dance to reset his feet.
Donowitz dips to his left and cracks Hurmio with an uppercut!
Donowitz misses with a low kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Donowitz throws a leg kick but Hurmio sees it coming and checks it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donowitz misses with a looping left.
Hurmio blocks a jab.
Donowitz drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Hurmio ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Hurmio replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Donowitz blocks it well.
Donowitz throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Hurmio.
Donowitz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Donowitz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hurmio.
Hurmio lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Donowitz at a distance.
Donowitz misses with a straight right.
Donowitz misses with a body kick.
Hurmio scores with a leg kick.
Donowitz misses with a jab, cross combination.
Donowitz throws a hook but Hurmio blocks it.
Hurmio gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Hurmio lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Donowitz backs up against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hurmio throws a body punch but Donowitz moves out of range.
Hurmio throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Donowitz sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz wants to land a leg kick but Hurmio is out of range.
Donowitz misses with a body kick.
Donowitz is looking to land body kicks.
Donowitz misses with a takedown attempt - Hurmio sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Hurmio lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Donowitz throws the kick towards the body but Hurmio avoids it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hurmio. Donowitz does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hurmio thumps Donowitz with a low kick.
Donowitz fails to land with a series of punches.
Donowitz shoots in for a double leg but Hurmio sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Abraham Donowitz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Donowitz.
Donowitz takes one on the button.
Donowitz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Hurmio throws out a counter right but Donowitz avoids it with no problem.
Hurmio throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Donowitz stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Donowitz misses with a hook.
Hurmio slips under a jab from Donowitz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio misses with a leg kick
and Donowitz counters with a straight right hand.
Abraham Donowitz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hurmio takes one to the chin there.
Donowitz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hurmio was well out of range. Poor timing from Donowitz.
Donowitz ducks under a wild hook from Hurmio.
Jab, jab by Donowitz - just one landing.
Donowitz with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Hurmio displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Donowitz throws out the jab.
Donowitz just misses with a punch to the body.
Donowitz throws a lazy right hand but Hurmio sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Hurmio ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Donowitz moves away.
Donowitz avoids the body shot from Hurmio.
Donowitz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Donowitz thinks about countering with a body kick.
Donowitz misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Hurmio ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Donowitz misses with a low kick.
Nice jab there from Hurmio.
Hurmio misses with an uppercut. Donowitz saw that one coming.
Donowitz is looking for a counter combo.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio throws a front kick aimed at Donowitz's knee but Donowitz avoids it well.
Donowitz throws the left hand but Hurmio avoids the punch easily.
Donowitz is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Hurmio lunges at Donowitz with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Donowitz's hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
No joy there for Hurmio, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Donowitz throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Donowitz swings widly with a right hand
enabling Hurmio to counter with a crisp jab.
Hurmio avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hurmio throws a leg kick but Donowitz sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Donowitz swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Donowitz avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hurmio throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Donowitz stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Hurmio displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Donowitz throws out the jab.
Hurmio checks the leg kick.
Donowitz checks a low kick from Hurmio.
Good standup being displayed there by Hurmio as he connects with a hook.
Hurmio lands with a nice body punch.
Donowitz throws a push kick but Hurmio slaps the foot to one side.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Tuomari Hurmio just about did enough to take it.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Donowitz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Hurmio.
It looked like Donowitz wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Hurmio jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Donowitz scores with a hook.
A big right from Donowitz misses.
It seemed like Hurmio was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Jab, jab by Donowitz - just one landing.
Donowitz missing with a left hand there. Hurmio was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Hurmio now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Hurmio ducks under a wild hook from Donowitz.
Donowitz misses with the combination.
Hurmio fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Donowitz 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.
Hurmio will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Hurmio ducks under a wild hook from Donowitz.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Hurmio, right into the meat.
Hurmio misses with a body kick.

Donowitz scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donowitz controls the position from side control.
Hurmio is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Hurmio is still trying to improve position.
Donowitz staying calm.
Abraham Donowitz overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Hurmio stops Donowitz from passing to mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Hurmio is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Donowitz wants to lay and pray for a moment but Hurmio keeps working.
Hurmio is looking to reverse the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Hurmio to see if he's OK.
Donowitz trying to control the position but Hurmio is working away.
Donowitz is really struggling to control Hurmio but he's trying to hold on to the position.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
A bit of a lull in the action. I'm sure it will pick up again soon... even if the ref has to physically pick them up and put them back on their feet.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Donowitz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hurmio.
Donowitz walks into a stiff left hand from Hurmio.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio stuns Donowitz with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Donowitz lands with a straight right. Hurmio didn't see that one coming.
Hurmio pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Donowitz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hurmio throws out the jab.
Hurmio throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Hurmio throws a shot from downtown. Donowitz moves away and avoids it.
Donowitz was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Donowitz misses with a left hand

and Hurmio counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Donowitz!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Donowitz is looking to slip a leg under and get half guard but Hurmio is one step ahead and moves to full mount!
Donowitz tries to hold on but Hurmio postures up.
Hurmio dominating with strikes here.
Hurmio avoids the attempt from Donowitz to control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Tuomari Hurmio will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Hurmio is looking to slow Donowitz down with leg kicks.
Donowitz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Donowitz uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Donowitz defending well as Hurmio loads up on a big left hand.
As Hurmio backs away, Donowitz returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Donowitz throws a jab when Hurmio was well out of range.
Hurmio looks to land a right hand but Donowitz moved out of range.
Donowitz with a jab.
Hurmio feints and then cracks Donowitz's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Donowitz down.
Hurmio has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Hurmio avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Hurmio swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Donowitz is defended easily by Hurmio.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donowitz is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.

Hurmio fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Donowitz to the ground. Hurmio is now in Donowitz's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hurmio tries to free his leg and advance position but Donowitz is retaining full guard.
Hurmio stopping the sweep attempt from Donowitz.
Hurmio throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Donowitz is trying to keep Hurmio in close.
Donowitz pulls Hurmio in close to his closed guard and prevents Hurmio from doing any damage or advancing position.
Hurmio trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.

That's two 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.
Donowitz is looking to sweep but instead, Hurmio has passed into half guard.
Donowitz has hold of Hurmio's hands but Hurmio slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Hurmio lands strikes from half guard.
Hurmio missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Hurmio wants to take a breather but Donowitz is having none of it.
Donowitz is looking to control Hurmio's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Donowitz avoid being mounted?
Hurmio trying to control the action but Donowitz is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio throwing shots but Donowitz is blocking nicely.
Donowitz trying to hold on to Hurmio's head to control him but Hurmio postures up.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Hurmio avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Donowitz takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Good leg kick by Hurmio there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Donowitz misses with a lunging right hand
and Hurmio counters with a thumping low kick.
Hurmio tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Donowitz was well out of range. Poor timing from Hurmio.
A jab lands there for Donowitz.
Donowitz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Hurmio.
Donowitz misses with a two punch combination.
A jab from Donowitz does it's job there.
Donowitz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Hurmio.
Hurmio with a hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Hurmio.
Hurmio throws a nice looking combination but Donowitz bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Donowitz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Donowitz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hurmio was well out of range. Poor timing from Donowitz.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Donowitz takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Left hook, right uppercut from Donowitz.
A big right from Donowitz misses.
Hurmio uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Donowitz.
Donowitz avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Donowitz swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Donowitz slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Hurmio walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Hurmio throws a low kick, looking for Donowitz's leg but Donowitz calmly moves out of range.
Donowitz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Hurmio takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Hurmio looks to score with a jab to the body but Donowitz is just out of range.
Donowitz staying out of range there.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 48:48
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 47:48
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 48:48

The fight is ruled a majority draw!

Abraham Donowitz retains his title. It's always disappointing when a championship fight ends as a draw but that's what happens when you leave the fight in the judges hands!
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RATING
62%

 

Event: CEC 527     
Date:   Jul 12, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Serge Spectre and Aleksander Kawulski. Spectre comes into the arena with For Heavy Metal we will die! blaring out of the sound system. Kawulski is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: DMX - Slippin'. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

185 cm
33
175 lbs
26 - 10 - 0
181 cm
29
180 lbs
20 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

King of Clothes
Aspire Clothing

FORCEE
House of Valor



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 26 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Serge Spectre!
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 Montreal, Aleksander Kawulski!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kawulski tries to land a leg kick but Spectre saw it coming and moves away.
Spectre throws a poor cross that misses
and Kawulski cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Spectre ducks under a wild hook from Kawulski.
Spectre goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Serge Spectre seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Decent striking displayed by Spectre there.
Kawulski scores with a shot to the body.
A head kick misses from Spectre.
Spectre throws an off balance right hand
and Kawulski counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Nice uppercut lands for Kawulski. That snapped Spectre's head back.

Kawulski lands a left and a right that sends Spectre crashing to the canvas! Kawulski dives into mount looking to finish!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kawulski controlling from the full mount.
Kawulski working the ground and pound effectively.
Kawulski lands a heavy elbow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kawulski scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Spectre?
Spectre is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Spectre bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Spectre trying to control the position from guard on top but Kawulski is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Spectre connects with a couple of short punches.
Spectre postures up and lands a big shot to Kawulski's brow.
Kawulski looking to hit a scissor sweep but Spectre is one step ahead there.
Spectre wants to control from the top but Kawulski keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Kawulski looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Spectre passes into side control.
Spectre wants to lay and pray for a moment but Kawulski keeps working.
The ground and pound from Spectre seems to be hitting the mat more than his opponent.
Spectre tries to score with some ground and pound. Kawulski controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The ground and pound from Spectre seems to be hitting the mat more than his opponent.
Kawulski tries to bench press Spectre off him but Spectre keeps the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kawulski pushes Spectre away and creates a bit of space to escape. He's almost out here... but no, Spectre gets a good hold of his legs and remains firmly in side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Spectre sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Kawulski is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Spectre trying to control the action but Kawulski is working from the bottom.
Kawulski takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.
Kawulski defending against the ground and pound.
Spectre looks up at the clock and then as Kawulski takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Spectre smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Spectre is trying to ground and pound but Kawulski uses the momentary lack of control by Spectre to regain half guard.
Spectre missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Spectre throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Spectre thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Spectre 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.
Spectre wants to lay and pray for a moment but Kawulski keeps working.
Spectre lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Kawulski moves into full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A big left from Kawulski misses.
Spectre throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Spectre looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Kawulski throws a jab when Spectre was well out of range.
Spectre throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kawulski on the side of the head.
Spectre lands the left hand.
Kawulski throws a body shot but no joy.
Spectre throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kawulski uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Spectre.
Spectre clobbers Kawulski with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Spectre scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kawulski takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kawulski is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Spectre.
Kawulski moves out of range of the leg kick from Spectre.
Jab from Spectre.
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!
Spectre missing with a left hand there. Kawulski was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Spectre misses with a kick to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Spectre connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Spectre throws a hook to the side of Kawulski's head but Kawulski sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Spectre lands an overhand right.
Kawulski misses the jab.
Kawulski lands a jab to Spectre's midsection.
Kawulski works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Spectre misses the jab.
Kawulski fails to land with a series of punches.
Spectre pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Spectre lands a body shot.
Spectre is looking to slow Kawulski down with leg kicks.
Kawulski blocks a jab.
Spectre loads up on a big right hand but Kawulski slips the punch.
Spectre connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Spectre misses with a left hand
and Kawulski counters with a nice uppercut.
Serge Spectre is winning the standup battle so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Spectre takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Spectre misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kawulski.
Spectre bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Spectre throws a body shot but no joy.
Spectre keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kawulski.
A big right from Kawulski misses.
Spectre slips under a jab from Kawulski.

Spectre closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Kawulski's guard.
Kawulski working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Spectre.
Kawulski wants to hit a switch here but Spectre passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Kawulski there!
Kawulski takes a big shot to the head but keeps on trying to improve his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Spectre lands a nice shot to the head.
Kawulski regains half guard.
Spectre 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.
Spectre seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Spectre looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Kawulski with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.

Kawulski looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Spectre is looking to advance position but Kawulski won't allow it.
Kawulski trying to hold on to Spectre's head to control him but Spectre postures up.
Spectre throwing shots but Kawulski is blocking nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Kawulski looking for submissions off his back.
Spectre slips a nice elbow through Kawulski's hands, connecting with Kawulski's forehead.
Spectre is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Spectre missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Spectre throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Spectre is thwarting Kawulski's attempts to control the position.
Kawulski has hold of Spectre's hands but Spectre slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Serge Spectre 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!


Kawulski pivots, looking for a leg kick but Spectre is out of range and Kawulski settles back down.
Spectre misses with a straight right.
Kawulski looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kawulski scores with a hook to the body. Spectre takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Spectre looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kawulski misses with a body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kawulski. Spectre does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kawulski throws a hook but Spectre avoids it easily.
Spectre connects with the punch.
Kawulski takes a swing at Spectre's ribcage but misses.
Spectre dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kawulski. That did some damage!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Spectre throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Kawulski misses with a jab to the body
letting Spectre counter with a right hand.
Spectre looks to land a right hand but Kawulski moved out of range.
Spectre's corner calls for a 1-2. Spectre obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Kawulski misses with a wild body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Spectre throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Kawulski counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Spectre misses with an uppercut. Kawulski saw that one coming.
Spectre throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Aleksander Kawulski is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Spectre throws a leg kick which misses Kawulski's front leg but catches the back leg as Kawulski tries to avoid it.
Kawulski waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Spectre.
Kawulski moves out of range of the strikes.
Kawulski throws out a counter right but Spectre avoids it with no problem.
Spectre fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kawulski.
Spectre staying out of range there.
Spectre appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Kawulski stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Spectre.
Spectre is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Kawulski can do to turn this around?
Spectre throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Kawulski takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Kawulski slips under a jab from Spectre.
Kawulski looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Both fighters circling a little - Spectre finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kawulski ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Spectre moves away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Spectre stuns Kawulski with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Kawulski catches Spectre with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Kawulski throws an overhand right that lands on Spectre's shoulder, as Spectre tries to avoid the shot.
Kawulski ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Spectre moves away.
Spectre throws a poor cross that misses
and Kawulski counters with a nice uppercut.
Kawulski cracks Spectre with a right hand to the side of the head.
Spectre throws a lazy uppercut
and Kawulski counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Spectre.
Spectre uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kawulski.
Kawulski's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Kawulski connects with a good right hand that stumbles Spectre. Spectre circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Spectre lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kawulski's sensitive parts.
Spectre throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Kawulski looks to land a left hand but Spectre moved out of range nicely.
Spectre throws a leg kick that misses.
Spectre takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A left lands for Spectre.
Kawulski uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Spectre.
Spectre lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Nice defenses there by Spectre.

Spectre throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Kawulski was covering up waiting for the punch and Spectre finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Spectre lands a couple of elbows.
Spectre trying to control but Kawulski is working from the bottom.
Kawulski pulls Spectre in close to his closed guard and prevents Spectre from doing any damage or advancing position.
Spectre trying to control but Kawulski is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Spectre throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Kawulski works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Spectre trying to control the position from guard on top but Kawulski is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Spectre missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Spectre with a flurry of punches that miss.
Kawulski bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Spectre's guard.


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

Spectre is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Kawulski is aware though and is defending well.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 29:28
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 29:28
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Serge Spectre!

A very excited looking Serge Spectre rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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FIGHT
RATING
58%

 

Event: EPL 12 Playoffs II     
Date:   Jul 12, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Axl Rose and Tristan Fenix. Rose comes to the cage accompanied by You Could Be Mine. Fenix is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by For Heavy Metal we will die!. Axl Rose has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

183 cm
32
171 lbs
21 - 16 - 0
170 cm
36
153 lbs
30 - 17 - 1
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Amped Performance

Aspire Clothing
Project Mayhem



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Axl Rose!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tristan Fenix!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Franklin, Alan Glass and George Francis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fenix works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
A telegraphed right hand from Fenix misses the target.
Rose takes one on the button.
Rose feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Fenix's calf.
Fenix takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Fenix.
Tristan Fenix seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Rose jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Fenix misses with a body shot.

Fenix gets a takedown into half guard.
Fenix thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Fenix lands with a punch from half guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Fenix missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Rose works his way to full guard. Good work.
Fenix must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fenix working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Rose working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Fenix.
Rose keeping moving, preventing Fenix from controlling successfully.
Rose avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Rose avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Fenix distracts Rose with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Fenix trying to control the position from guard on top but Rose is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fenix is working Rose over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Fenix content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fenix trying to control the position from guard on top but Rose is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fenix throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Rose works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Fenix missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Rose will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Rose working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Fenix.
Rose working a defensive guard here.
Fenix works over Rose with some ground and pound from guard.
Fenix trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Rose avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Fenix wants to control from the top but Rose keeps moving.
Fenix postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fenix looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Fenix connects with a couple of short punches.
Rose preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Rose keeping moving, preventing Fenix from controlling successfully.
Fenix landing with the ground and pound.
Rose avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

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.
Fenix scoring with punches to the head and body.
Fenix is working Rose over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Rose utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

Rose is looking for a triangle but Fenix pushes his legs off easily.
Fenix lands a couple of elbows.
Fenix sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Rose's guard.
Fenix sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Rose defending well though.
Rose is refusing to be controlled, as Fenix sits in half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Rose trying to control here.
Fenix not landing any meaningful shots this time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tristan Fenix 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. This is the final round!


Rose throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Fenix sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Rose staying out of range there.
Rose misses with a wild body shot.
Fenix throws a shot from downtown. Rose moves away and avoids it.
Donk. Fenix catches Rose right on the button with a cross.
A jab from Fenix misses.
Fenix cracks Rose with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Fenix pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Fenix has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Fenix lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
A cross from Rose lands.
Rose moves out of range as Fenix strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fenix throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Rose half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Rose keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Fenix throws the left hand but Rose avoids the punch easily.
Rose is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
A big right from Fenix misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Rose.
Rose throws a body shot but no joy.
Fenix with a hook.
Fenix fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Fenix has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Fenix lands with a cross.
Tristan Fenix seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Fenix works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Fenix paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Fenix misses with a double jab.
Fenix misses with a looping left.
Rose waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Fenix.
Fenix changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Fenix throws a hook to the side of Rose's head but Rose sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Rose lands a jab to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fenix lands with an uppercut that bounces Rose off the cage and back into range.
Fenix throws out a loose jab but Rose uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rose connects with a solid leg kick.
Axl Rose has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fenix scores with a sloppy right hand. Rose should have avoided that one.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fenix. Rose does a little dance to reset his feet.
Fenix rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Rose moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Rose throws a head kick that misses.
Rose fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Fenix.
Fenix misses with a straight right.
Rose throws a chopping leg kick but Fenix manages to avoid taking any serious damage.

Fenix closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Fenix lands in his opponent's guard.
Fenix cracks Rose with a solid left hand.
Fenix postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Fenix forces his way into half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fenix trying to pass the guard but Rose defending well.
Rose on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Fenix thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Rose's head.
Fenix is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Fenix winds up and cracks Rose with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Fenix is nestled in close to Rose, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Fenix throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.

Rose looking for submissions off his back.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fenix drops an elbow to the side of Rose's head.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Fenix lands a nice short elbow.
Fenix looks to land a strike but Rose avoids it nicely and regains full guard.
Fenix working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Rose's head.
Fenix scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fenix scoring with some ground and pound.
Fenix trying to control but Rose is working from the bottom.
Fenix throwing strikes from guard but Rose blocks nicely.
Fenix keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Rose's head.

And that's the end of the fight!
Tristan Fenix comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Fenix 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 2 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.

Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight for Tristan Fenix!
Judge Alan Glass scores the fight for Tristan Fenix!
Judge George Francis scores the fight for Tristan Fenix!

Tristan Fenix wins by unanimous decision!

Tristan Fenix decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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pop
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mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
49%

 

Event: CEC 526     
Date:   Jul 09, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Vladimir Ignatov and Jason Rage. Ignatov comes to the cage accompanied by Fler-Ghetto Beat. Rage 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!

186 cm
39
186 lbs
32 - 15 - 3
178 cm
31
190 lbs
16 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 15 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Vladimir Ignatov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jason Rage!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Don Winkell and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rage throws a looping overhand right but Ignatov ducks down to avoid it.
Ignatov throws a leg kick but Rage sees it coming and moves out of range.
Ignatov blocks a leg kick.
Rage throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ignatov sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ignatov misses with a body shot.
Good leg kick by Ignatov there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Rage misses with a low kick.
Ignatov takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
An inside leg kick from Rage misses.
Ignatov throws a half hearted mid kick.
A little jabbing left from Rage on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ignatov fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Rage has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Ignatov blocks a jab.
Ignatov cracks Rage with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rage shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Ignatov pinned against the cage. Ignatov gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Rage rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ignatov counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Ignatov connects with a body shot.
Rage steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ignatov.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ignatov misses with a body kick.
Rage only half commits to the counter leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rage throws a right and a left that Ignatov avoids nicely.
Rage shoots in for a takedown but Ignatov shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Ignatov looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Rage's coach down at Heavy Metal was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Rage's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Ignatov throws a body punch but Rage moves out of range.
Rage with the counter takedown but Ignatov avoids it easily.
Ignatov throws a low kick but Rage avoids it.
Rage moves away from the strike by Ignatov.
Rage throws a hook but Ignatov blocks it.
Rage on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ignatov. Ignatov obviously looking to wear him down.
Ignatov tries to close the distance and clinch but Rage swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Rage fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Ignatov looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Rage misses with a low kick.
Ignatov lands a leg kick that knocks Rage off balance momentarily.
Rage fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Rage takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Rage cracks Ignatov with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Rage takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ignatov scores with a jab to the jaw.
Ignatov looks to score with a jab to the body but Rage is just out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
That kick from Ignatov tenderised Rage's leg. Rage is trying to keep his angry face on.
Rage chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Rage is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Ignatov lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ignatov misses with a straight left.
Rage lunges at Ignatov with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Ignatov's hand.
Rage's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Rage bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ignatov scores with a leg kick.
Vladimir Ignatov is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Rage looks for a takedown but Ignatov sprawls well.
Vladimir Ignatov has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jason Rage.
Rage throws a body shot but no joy.
Ignatov scores with a jab.
Ignatov cracks Rage with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Ignatov paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Ignatov shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Ignatov tries to land a front kick but Rage steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Rage feints the counter takedown.
Rage misses with a wild body shot.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Rage 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 Ignatov has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Ignatov and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Rage misses with a looping left.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rage misses with an uppercut.
Rage throws a leg kick which misses Ignatov's front leg but catches the back leg as Ignatov tries to avoid it.
Rage throws a hook to the side of Ignatov's head but Ignatov sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Ignatov walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Rage checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
And Rage tries to counter it with a takedown but Ignatov pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Ignatov lands with a right hand.
Ignatov bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Nice body punch from Rage.
Rage takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Rage misses with a looping left.
Rage fails with a takedown attempt.
Rage connects with the punch.
Rage walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Ignatov checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Ignatov lands a jab to Rage's midsection.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Ignatov loads up on a big right hand but Rage slips the punch.
Rage fails with the takedown.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ignatov throws a leg kick but Rage checks it.
Rage closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Rage with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Rage jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ignatov is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Rage tries to score a power double leg takedown but Ignatov sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Rage somewhat.
Rage scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Ignatov tries to close the distance and clinch up but Rage swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Ignatov moves out of range as Rage strikes.
Rage misses with a body shot.
Ignatov is looking to counter punch.
Ignatov 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.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ignatov scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Rage bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Ignatov's head backwards.
Ignatov checks a low kick from Rage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Vladimir Ignatov dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


A big right from Rage misses.
A jab lands there for Ignatov.
Vladimir Ignatov is winning the standup battle so far.
Ignatov fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Ignatov misses the shot to the body.
Rage ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ignatov swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Rage.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Rage might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Ignatov has got the better of the exchanges.
Ignatov dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Rage. That did some damage!
Ignatov bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
A jab from Ignatov misses.
Ignatov catches Rage with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Ignatov lands a leg kick that knocks Rage off balance momentarily.
Ignatov is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Rage can do to turn this around?
Ignatov tests Rage's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Rage lands a jab to the nose.
Ignatov drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Rage misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Ignatov connects with an inside leg kick.
Rage rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ignatov counters with a stiff right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ignatov lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ignatov wants to land a leg kick but Rage is out of range.
Ignatov tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Ignatov throws a leg kick but Rage sees it coming and moves out of range.
Rage throws a body shot but no joy.
Rage keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Rage attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Rage thuds a left hand into Ignatov's body.
Ignatov thuds his right hand into Rage's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
A head kick misses from Ignatov.
Rage was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Ignatov tries to close the distance and clinch up but Rage swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Ignatov blocks a low kick nicely.
Rage checks a low kick from Ignatov.
Ignatov throws a leg kick that misses.
Rage just misses with a punch to the body.
A head kick misses from Rage.
Ignatov is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rage throws a nice inside leg kick.
Rage checks the leg kick.
Ignatov tries to clinch but Rage moves out of range.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Rage.

Rage throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Ignatov was covering up waiting for the punch and Rage finishes the takedown easily into guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Rage with a flurry of punches that miss.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Rage throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Ignatov works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Ignatov utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Rage is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Rage postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Rage postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Rage postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ignatov preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Rage throwing strikes but missing.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Rage accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Ignatov avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Ignatov avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Rage missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Ignatov utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Rage throwing strikes but missing.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Rage throwing strikes but missing.
Rage has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Rage's corner. There ya go! There ya go!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rage connects with a couple of short punches.
Ignatov has momentary wrist control but Rage slips an elbow through the middle.
Rage missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Ignatov working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Rage.
Rage passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Ignatov taking punishment in the form of punches.
Ignatov managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Rage.
The strikes coming from Rage are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Rage in side control, throwing shots but Ignatov defends.
Ignatov is looking to regain half guard here but Rage keeps moving and retains side control.
Rage landing strikes.
Rage works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jason Rage 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!


Rage throws a nice head kick!
Ignatov walks into a jab.
Rage looks to land a right hand but Ignatov moved out of range.
Ignatov throws a nice outside leg kick.
Ignatov throws a body shot but no joy.
Rage lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Ignatov throws a body punch but Rage moves out of range.
Ignatov throws an overhand right that lands on Rage's shoulder, as Rage tries to avoid the shot.
Rage throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Ignatov stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Rage keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ignatov.
Ignatov backing away here, and Rage unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Rage lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Ignatov pivots, looking for a leg kick but Rage is out of range and Ignatov settles back down.
Rage checks a leg kick.
Ignatov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rage manages to avoid it.
Rage sizes up Ignatov with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
That kick from Ignatov tenderised Rage's leg. Rage is trying to keep his angry face on.
Ignatov scores with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice inside leg kick there by Ignatov. That's going to slow Rage down.
Rage looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ignatov moves forwards but Rage connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Rage lands with a nice body punch.
Rage blocks a leg kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Ignatov misses the target.
An inside leg kick lands from Ignatov.

Rage gets the takedown into side control.
Rage cracks Ignatov with a big right hand but Ignatov just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Rage in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.

Ignatov is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rage scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Ignatov to see if he's OK.
Oh Ignatov is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Rage cracks Ignatov with a big elbow. Oh, he's hurt! Rage immediately mounts and start dropping bombs! Ignatov is done! The referee jumps in and saves him from any more punishment - a quick and decisive finish by Rage!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:59 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jason Rage!
Jason Rage 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: Syn 533 - Idiosyncratic     
Date:   Jul 07, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between George Pedro and Chris Coath. Coath is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by For Heavy Metal we will die!. George Pedro could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Chris Coath's chin.

176 cm
32
202 lbs
36 - 12 - 2
175 cm
33
189 lbs
24 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 12 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, George Pedro!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Chris Coath!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Coath changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Coath will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Coath ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Pedro moves away.
Coath lands a leg kick that knocks Pedro off balance momentarily.
Pedro tries to clinch up but Coath circles away and keeps his distance.
Coath misses the jab.

Coath gets in close and instigates a clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Pedro fails to land.
A right hook to the body lands for Coath.
Coath fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Pedro lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Coath throws a head punch that misses.
Coath misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Coath works on Pedro's body with a couple of short punches.
Coath misses with some punches.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Pedro.
Pedro tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Coath prevents a body shot from Pedro.
Pedro blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Coath working aggressively here.
Pedro lands with a left to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Pedro works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Pedro accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Coath looking to control.
Coath tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Pedro scoring with punches to the head and body.
Pedro preventing the sweep.
Pedro stands up over Coath, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Pedro distracts Coath with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Pedro's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Pedro chips away with some ground and pound.
Coath is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Pedro distracts Coath with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Coath 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.
Pedro throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Coath works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Coath avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Pedro working some strikes from top position.
Coath looking to control.
Pedro 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.
Pedro trying to control the position from guard on top but Coath is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Pedro's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Coath trying to keep a closed guard but Pedro is proving a slippery customer.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coath has momentary wrist control but Pedro slips an elbow through the middle.
Coath controls Pedro momentarily but Pedro frees himself.

Coath throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Pedro working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Pedro lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

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

Coath looking for subs off his back but Pedro has passed one foot through into half guard.
Coath felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ground and pound from Pedro.
Pedro is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Coath wants to sweep but Pedro has passed to side control!
Pedro connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Coath some visible discomfort.
Coath tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Pedro wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Pedro scores with a couple of short elbows.
Pedro creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Coath getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
A combination from Pedro does no damage.
Coath connects with a jab.
Pedro catches Coath with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Coath walks into a left hand.

Pedro fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Coath sprawls well initially but Pedro persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Coath moves into full guard.
Coath bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Pedro's guard.

Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Coath missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Coath throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Pedro works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Pedro working a defensive guard here.
Coath passes Pedro's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Pedro wants to improve his position but Coath is controlling well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coath is keen to just control but Pedro is a slippery customer.
Coath not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Coath thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Pedro's head.
Coath seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Pedro manages to get to full guard.
Coath throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Coath is looking to work some ground and pound but Pedro has wrist control.
Coath postures up.

Pedro is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Coath defends well.
Pedro is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Coath throwing strikes but missing.
Coath won't allow Pedro to sweep him here.
Coath postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Coath throws a big elbow that misses.
Coath tries to free his leg and advance position but Pedro is retaining full guard.
Coath missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Pedro utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Pedro keeping moving, preventing Coath from controlling successfully.
Pedro preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coath postures up in Pedro's guard and throws a big left but Pedro blocks it.
Pedro is adopting a defensive guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Coath bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Pedro's head backwards.
Pedro misses the jab.
Coath throws a nice outside leg kick.
Coath staying out of range there.
Coath misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Pedro.
Pedro scores with a three punch combo!
A clash of legs there as Coath blocks the low kick.
Coath throws a sloppy head kick and Pedro moves out of range easily.
Coath slips under a jab.
Coath rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Pedro moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Coath avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Pedro throws a hook but Coath blocks it.
Pedro with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Coath to score with a decent uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pedro looks to clinch
and Coath counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
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 thudding body kick lands there by Pedro!
Coath tries to clinch up.
A good leg kick by Coath.
Coath throws a hook but Pedro avoids it easily.
Chris Coath seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Coath misses with a body shot.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
No joy there for Pedro, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Pedro doesn't manage to clinch there - Coath circles away.
Coath needs to keep his hands up - Pedro had a free shot at his head there.
A nice inside leg kick there by Pedro. That's going to slow Coath down.
Pedro catches Coath with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Pedro takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Pedro scoring well with a low kick there.
Pedro throws a shot from downtown. Coath moves away and avoids it.
Pedro looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Coath scores with a hook.
Coath misses with an uppercut. Pedro saw that one coming.
George Pedro seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nice body punch from Coath.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Chris Coath will probably get the nod - 10:9.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Coath connects with an inside leg kick.
Coath misses the shot to the body.
Pedro throws a hook but Coath avoids it easily.
Coath throws a right hand that Pedro ducks under and follows up with a left that Pedro also avoids with ease.
Coath swats away the attempt to clinch by Pedro.
A looping hook to the body misses from Coath. Pedro does a little dance to reset his feet.
Pedro shoots in for a takedown but Coath shows good takedown defense.
Pedro misses with an uppercut. Coath saw that one coming.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Coath! But no joy.
Coath takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Coath misses with a looping right.
Coath takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Pedro misses with a leg kick
and Coath counters with an outside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Coath looks to score with a jab to the body but Pedro is just out of range.
Pedro swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Coath misses with a jab to the body
and Pedro connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Pedro doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Pedro fails in his attempt to clinch.
Pedro shoots in looking for a takedown. Coath tries to sprawl out of it but Pedro keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Coath manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coath lands with a nice body punch.
Pedro fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Pedro tries to clinch up but Coath circles away and keeps his distance.
Chris Coath is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Nice uppercut there from Coath.
Coath lands a jab to the nose.
Pedro lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Pedro defending well as Coath loads up on a big left hand.
Coath misses with a body shot.
Pedro looks for a takedown but Coath sprawls well.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for George Pedro. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Coath throws out a loose jab but Pedro uses good head movement to avoid it.
Pedro chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Coath can pounce on him.
Pedro is looking to clinch.
Pedro misses with a takedown
and Coath counters with a stiff right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Coath looks to score with a jab to the body but Pedro is just out of range.
Coath throws a solid leg kick but Pedro takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Coath.
Coath fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Pedro on the side of the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Coath moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Coath takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Pedro throws a nice outside leg kick.
Pedro throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Coath fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Pedro manages to avoid it.
Coath moves out of range of the body kick from Pedro.
Pedro wants to land a leg kick but Coath is out of range.
Pedro drops his hands momentarily and Coath takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

Pedro clinches with his opponent.
Coath lands a body punch.
Coath can't find room to land a body shot as Pedro controls the action.
Coath misses with a hook to the ribs.
Pedro wants a takedown.
Pedro throws a punch but it's blocked by Coath.
Coath throws a punch but it's blocked by Pedro.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coath lands with a light punch inside.
Coath misses with a short punch on the inside.
Coath misses with some punches.
Pedro prevents a body shot from Coath.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Coath.
Pedro tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Coath can't find room to land a body shot as Pedro controls the action.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Pedro.
Pedro has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Coath is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Still in the clinch, Coath scores with a nice short uppercut.
Coath misses with a short punch on the inside.
Coath struggles to land a body shot inside as Pedro controls his hands.
Pedro is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Coath pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Coath misses with some punches.
I was talking to Pedro's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Coath throws a punch but it's blocked by Pedro.
Coath digs a right hand into Pedro's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Pedro's gas tank.
Pedro misses with the head strike.
Coath throws a head punch that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pedro is looking to take this one to the mat.
Coath lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Pedro.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A head punch on the inside from Coath fails to land.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Coath creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Coath lands an uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Pedro lands a shoulder strike.
Coath throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Coath misses with a punch to the body.
Coath blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Coath has a couple of punches blocked by Pedro.
Pedro working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Coath lands a left hand.
A right hook to the body lands for Pedro.
Pedro doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Coath misses with a hook to the ribs.
Coath tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Pedro has a couple of punches blocked by Coath.
Pedro can't find room to land a body shot as Coath controls the action.

And that's the end of the fight!
Chris Coath comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Coath 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 Antenori scores the fight 28:29
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 29:29

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

Chris Coath decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
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Event: CEC 525     
Date:   Jul 05, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kaino Heikkinen and Arunas Samusiovas. Heikkinen comes to the cage accompanied by For Heavy Metal we will die!. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

190 cm
30
193 lbs
18 - 7 - 0
187 cm
33
194 lbs
28 - 12 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kaino Heikkinen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Arunas Samusiovas!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Heikkinen blocks the body kick.
Heikkinen tries to close the distance and clinch up but Samusiovas swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Samusiovas lands a leg kick that knocks Heikkinen off balance momentarily.
Samusiovas misses with a body kick.
Samusiovas throws a hook to the side of Heikkinen's head but Heikkinen sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Samusiovas misses with a body kick.
Heikkinen looks to land a right hand but Samusiovas moved out of range.
Samusiovas tries a quick counter leg kick but Heikkinen is wise to it.
Kaino Heikkinen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A nice leg kick lands there from Samusiovas.
That kick from Heikkinen tenderised Samusiovas's leg. Samusiovas is trying to keep his angry face on.
Samusiovas fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Heikkinen has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Samusiovas throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Heikkinen fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Samusiovas on the side of the head.
Heikkinen tries to clinch but Samusiovas moves away
and Samusiovas counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Samusiovas throws a sloppy body shot
and Heikkinen connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Samusiovas swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Heikkinen looks to throw the jab but Samusiovas is out of range.
We've been told by Heikkinen's head coaches at Heavy Metal that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Heikkinen takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Samusiovas throws a wild body kick that Heikkinen sees coming a mile off.
Samusiovas throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Heikkinen tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Samusiovas manages to circle out of the way.
Heikkinen is looking to clinch but Samusiovas is avoiding it.
A countering left hand to the body from Samusiovas misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Heikkinen blocks a jab.
Heikkinen misses with an uppercut
and Samusiovas counters with a good low kick that Heikkinen was not able to check.
Samusiovas fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Heikkinen is out of range.
Heikkinen just misses with a punch to the body.
Samusiovas follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Samusiovas delivers a nice body kick.
Heikkinen lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Heikkinen delivers a nice body kick.
Samusiovas moves into range and connects with a jab.
Heikkinen gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Samusiovas throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Heikkinen connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Samusiovas throws a lazy right hand but Heikkinen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Heikkinen takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Samusiovas moves into range and connects with a jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Samusiovas lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Heikkinen at a distance.
Heikkinen misses with a low kick.
Heikkinen tries to clinch but Samusiovas moves away
and Samusiovas counters with a nice low kick that buckles Heikkinen's knee momentarily.
Heikkinen throws a leg kick but Samusiovas checks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Samusiovas checks the leg kick.
Heikkinen lands a nice leg kick that just misses Samusiovas's sensitive parts.
Samusiovas has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Samusiovas blocks a head kick by Heikkinen.
Heikkinen wants to clinch up but Samusiovas keeps it at a distance.

Heikkinen has taken the fight to the clinch.
Heikkinen blocks the elbow strike.

Samusiovas breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Heikkinen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Samusiovas is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Heikkinen throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Heikkinen moves in looking to clinch but Samusiovas pushes him off.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Heikkinen wants to clinch.
Samusiovas explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Heikkinen tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A jab from Samusiovas misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Heikkinen pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Samusiovas stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Heikkinen.
Heikkinen tries to score with a low kick but Samusiovas moves his leg out of the way.
Samusiovas swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Samusiovas fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Samusiovas moves out of range of the body kick.
Samusiovas closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Heikkinen throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Good leg kick by Samusiovas there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Samusiovas jabs at Heikkinen's body.
Heikkinen throws a body shot but no joy.
A little jabbing left from Samusiovas on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Samusiovas's corner calls for a 1-2. Samusiovas obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Samusiovas misses the shot to the body.
Jab from Samusiovas.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Samusiovas throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Heikkinen connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Heikkinen motions for Samusiovas to come forward. Heikkinen throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Nice defenses there by Samusiovas.
Samusiovas throws a looping overhand right but Heikkinen ducks down to avoid it.
Heikkinen tries to counter by clinching up but Samusiovas breaks away and moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Heikkinen checks a leg kick.
Heikkinen fails in his attempt to clinch.
Heikkinen getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Samusiovas works the jab nicely.
Heikkinen doesn't manage to clinch there - Samusiovas circles away.
Samusiovas checks a low kick from Heikkinen.
Samusiovas looks for the body kick but Heikkinen saw that one coming.
Samusiovas throws a hook but Heikkinen avoids it easily.
Heikkinen takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Samusiovas scores with a nice head shot.
Samusiovas jabs at Heikkinen's body.
Samusiovas is looking to land body kicks.
Samusiovas swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Heikkinen doesn't manage to clinch there - Samusiovas circles away.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Heikkinen slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

Heikkinen gets a clinch.
Heikkinen misses with a hook from the clinch.
Samusiovas landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Arunas Samusiovas 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.


Samusiovas digs a good hook to Heikkinen's body.
Samusiovas has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Samusiovas looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Samusiovas lands with a shot to the body.
Heikkinen doesn't manage to clinch there - Samusiovas circles away.
Heikkinen tried to score with a low kick but Samusiovas checks it.
Samusiovas throws a chopping leg kick but Heikkinen manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Heikkinen is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Samusiovas.
Samusiovas throws a low kick, looking for Heikkinen's leg but Heikkinen calmly moves out of range.
Good work by Heikkinen as he checks the leg kick.
Heikkinen tries to counter by clinching up but Samusiovas breaks away and moves out of range.
Heikkinen misses with a head kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Heikkinen, right into the meat.
Heikkinen tries to land a body kick
and Samusiovas counters with a low kick, right behind Heikkinen 's knee.
Heikkinen tries to land a front kick but Samusiovas steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Samusiovas throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Samusiovas throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Heikkinen throws an off balance right hand
and Samusiovas makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
A jab from Samusiovas does it's job there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Samusiovas avoids the body shot from Heikkinen.
Heikkinen 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.
Heikkinen connects with a crisp jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Samusiovas looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Heikkinen throws a body kick that misses.
Heikkinen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A chopping leg kick lands by Samusiovas.
Samusiovas misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Heikkinen.
Samusiovas tries to score with a low kick but Heikkinen moves his leg out of the way.
Heikkinen fails with an attempt to clinch.
Samusiovas throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Heikkinen sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Samusiovas wants to slow Heikkinen down by chopping away at his legs.
Samusiovas connects with a looping right hand.
A cross from Heikkinen lands.
Heikkinen stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
A slow jab from Samusiovas misses its intended target.
Heikkinen throws a leg kick
and Samusiovas counters with a nice body kick.
Samusiovas pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Heikkinen looks to clinch
and Samusiovas counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Heikkinen goes for a high kick. It partially lands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Heikkinen throws a series of punches but Samusiovas avoids them all with ease.
Heikkinen looks to land a body kick but Samusiovas moved away.
Samusiovas throws a counter combo.
A combination from Samusiovas does no damage.
Heikkinen tries to counter by clinching up but Samusiovas breaks away and moves out of range.
Heikkinen throws a leg kick but Samusiovas moved away.
Samusiovas chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Heikkinen can pounce on him.
Heikkinen blocks a jab.
Heikkinen fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Samusiovas walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Samusiovas moves out of range of the body kick.
Heikkinen on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Samusiovas throws the kick towards the body but Heikkinen avoids it.
Heikkinen misses with an attempted mid kick.
Heikkinen walks forward, straight into a front kick from Samusiovas.
Samusiovas throws out a powerful jab.
Samusiovas turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A jab from Heikkinen misses.
Heikkinen tries to clinch but Samusiovas is having none of it.
Samusiovas doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Heikkinen throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Samusiovas lands with a thumping leg kick.
Samusiovas connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Heikkinen uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Samusiovas.
Samusiovas wants to slow Heikkinen down by chopping away at his legs.
Heikkinen lands a nice shot that snaps Samusiovas's head back.
Samusiovas lands a nice shot that snaps Heikkinen's head back.
Heikkinen swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Heikkinen is looking to chop away at Samusiovas's legs.
Samusiovas tries to land a front kick but Heikkinen steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Heikkinen throws a right and a left that Samusiovas avoids nicely.
Samusiovas chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Heikkinen can pounce on him.
Heikkinen misses with a hook. Samusiovas ducked under it nicely.
Heikkinen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Samusiovas manages to avoid it.
Samusiovas motions for Heikkinen to come forward. Samusiovas throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Heikkinen wants to clinch
and Samusiovas counters with a thumping low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Heikkinen throws a push kick but Samusiovas slaps the foot to one side.
Samusiovas attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Samusiovas misses with a body shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Samusiovas tries a low kick but Heikkinen avoids it.
A low kick from Heikkinen misses
and Samusiovas counters with a good, hard body kick but Heikkinen shrugs it off.
Samusiovas wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Heikkinen has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Samusiovas.
Heikkinen will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Heikkinen waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Samusiovas.
Samusiovas looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Heikkinen steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Samusiovas.
Samusiovas throws a leg kick that misses.
Heikkinen walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Heikkinen throws a quick inside leg kick.
Heikkinen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Samusiovas.
Heikkinen misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Samusiovas swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Samusiovas lands a nice leg kick that just misses Heikkinen's sensitive parts.
The fighters circling - Samusiovas throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Arunas Samusiovas 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!


Samusiovas dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Heikkinen. That did some damage!
Samusiovas defending well as Heikkinen loads up on a big left hand.
Heikkinen dips to his left and cracks Samusiovas with an uppercut!
The fight stays on the outside here - Heikkinen looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Samusiovas walks forward, straight into a front kick from Heikkinen.
Heikkinen's corner calls for a 1-2. Heikkinen obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Heikkinen throws a chopping leg kick but Samusiovas manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Samusiovas chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Arunas Samusiovas seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Heikkinen stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Samusiovas.
Heikkinen moves out of range of the body kick from Samusiovas.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Samusiovas throws out a leg kick but Heikkinen moves out of range and Samusiovas only half commits.
Heikkinen throws a nice outside leg kick.
A big right from Samusiovas misses.
Samusiovas's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Samusiovas throws a nice inside leg kick.
Heikkinen misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Samusiovas counters with a good, hard body kick but Heikkinen shrugs it off.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Samusiovas with a jab.
Heikkinen misses with a kick to the body.
Samusiovas misses with a straight left.
A cross from Heikkinen lands.
Samusiovas checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Heikkinen throws a leg kick
and Samusiovas counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A low kick from Heikkinen is predictable there
and Samusiovas connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Heikkinen throws an overhand right that lands on Samusiovas's shoulder, as Samusiovas tries to avoid the shot.
A little jabbing left from Samusiovas on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Samusiovas throws out a loose jab but Heikkinen uses good head movement to avoid it.
Samusiovas pushes Heikkinen away with a front kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Heikkinen.
And Samusiovas responds with a good body kick, but Heikkinen manages to step out the way in time.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Samusiovas, right into the meat.
Heikkinen misses with an attempted mid kick.
Heikkinen takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Samusiovas moves out of range as Heikkinen strikes.
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!
Good standup being displayed there by Samusiovas as he connects with a hook.
Heikkinen takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Kaino Heikkinen has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Arunas Samusiovas is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Samusiovas misses with a few strikes there.
Good standup being displayed there by Samusiovas as he connects with a hook.
Samusiovas connects with an inside leg kick.
Samusiovas digs a good hook to Heikkinen's body.
Heikkinen takes a jab right on the kisser.
A cross from Samusiovas lands.
Samusiovas throws a half hearted mid kick.
A clash of legs there as Heikkinen blocks the low kick.
Samusiovas turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A good leg kick by Samusiovas.
Samusiovas walks forward, straight into a front kick from Heikkinen.
Samusiovas misses with a shot to the body

and Heikkinen counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Samusiovas managing to block the knees to the body from Heikkinen.
Heikkinen swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Heikkinen lands with a short head shot on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Heikkinen misses with a short punch on the inside.
A right hand to the body from Heikkinen.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Heikkinen.
Heikkinen swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Heikkinen misses with some punches.
Heikkinen is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Samusiovas is defending well for now.
A nice right hand lands inside from Samusiovas.
Heikkinen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Heikkinen tries to throw a body punch but Samusiovas avoids it by throwing Heikkinen back against the cage.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Heikkinen.
Heikkinen misses with a punch to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Heikkinen misses with a hook from the clinch.
Heikkinen tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch on the inside from Heikkinen fails to land.
Samusiovas just leaning against Heikkinen, taking a breather.
Heikkinen misses with a body punch.
Heikkinen scores with a shoulder strike.
Heikkinen tries a knee to the head but Samusiovas blocks it.
Samusiovas on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Heikkinen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Samusiovas lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Heikkinen has a couple of punches blocked by Samusiovas.
Heikkinen goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

And that's the end of the fight!
Arunas Samusiovas comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Samusiovas 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 Frank Antenori scores the fight 27:30
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 27:30
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Arunas Samusiovas!
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
75%

 

Event: EPL 12 Playoffs Round 1     
Date:   Jul 05, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Bernhard Adelhard and Tristan Fenix. Adelhard comes to the cage accompanied by Godsmack - I Stand Alone. Fenix is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by For Heavy Metal we will die!. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

178 cm
33
150 lbs
36 - 18 - 0
170 cm
36
153 lbs
29 - 17 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Voodoo Nutrition

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Bernhard Adelhard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tristan Fenix!
The judges for this bout are Chris Downing, George Francis and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Fenix closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Adelhard is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Adelhard with the active half guard here but Fenix passes nicely into side control.
Fenix working away.
We've been hearing good reports from Adelhard's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Fenix working the head with strikes.
Who's going to make the next move?
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fenix working away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fenix is looking to take a break and control but Adelhard is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Fenix in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Adelhard gets back to half guard.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Adelhard is looking to get full guard. It looks like he might be successful but at the last minute Fenix jumps into side control!
Sloppy strikes there by Fenix.
Fenix landing strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Adelhard tries to bench press Fenix off him but Fenix keeps the position.
Adelhard can't do much from the bottom here.
Fenix misses with the ground and pound.
Fenix scoring with punches from side control.
Fenix tries to score with some ground and pound. Adelhard controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Adelhard is looking for a sweep.
Fenix lands a decent elbow from side control.
Fenix is chipping away with strikes.
Adelhard is trying to control Fenix's posture but Fenix avoids it.
Fenix working the body and head with strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fenix fails to land a wild elbow strike.
Fenix wants to control but Adelhard is keeping him busy.
Fenix might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Adelhard haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Adelhard is looking for a sweep.

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.
Adelhard is not content to let Fenix control the position.
Adelhard is looking to reverse the position.
Adelhard is trying to control Fenix's posture but Fenix avoids it.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Adelhard is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Fenix is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Fenix trying to control the action but Adelhard is working from the bottom.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tristan Fenix dominated that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Adelhard tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Adelhard scores with a nice body kick.
Adelhard takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Adelhard feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Fenixs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Adelhard misses with a body kick.
Adelhard ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Adelhard throws a leg kick that misses.
Adelhard scores with a jab to the jaw.
Fenix throws a looping overhand right but Adelhard ducks down to avoid it.
Adelhard throwing a counter right hand but Fenix manages to avoid it.
Adelhard throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Fenix punishes Adelhard's body with a nice straight punch.
Fenix smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
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!
Adelhard lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Adelhard.
Fenix misses with an uppercut.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Fenix is defended easily by Adelhard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Adelhard looks to land a left hand but Fenix moved out of range nicely.
Fenix avoids the body shot from Adelhard.
Fenix looks to land a left hand but Adelhard moved out of range nicely.
Fenix checks a leg kick.
Fenix keeps Adelhard at a distance using the push kick.
Fenix blocks a jab.
Adelhard takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Adelhard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fenix swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

Adelhard bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
Fenix is trying to get back to half guard.
Adelhard tries to advance to mount but Fenix denies him.
Adelhard lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fenix tries to buck Adelhard off but Adelhard is having none of it.
Adelhard sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Fenix is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Fenix is not content to let Adelhard control the position.
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!
Fenix is looking for a sweep.
Fenix takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
A control attempt from Fenix but he's now mounted!
Adelhard trying to control but Fenix is having none of it.
Bernhard Adelhard has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fenix tries to improve his position but instead Adelhard has taken his back!

Adelhard looking to break Fenix's wrist control so he can sink in the choke. Fenix remaining controlled and patient though - he really has to keep calm otherwise Adelhard will wrap this one up with the rear naked choke!
Fenix tries to escape but Adelhard has the hooks in and won't let him break free.
Adelhard somehow managing to miss with a strike from the back.
Fenix tries to roll but Adelhard sticks to his back.

Adelhard has his hand under the chin of his opponent looking for the choke. He's nearly got it! This one could be all over! But no, Fenix has freed his hand and lives to survive another… well, another couple of seconds at least!
Fenix covers up after taking a massive shot to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Adelhard is looking to control Fenix but Fenix is wriggling around and keeping busy.
Fenix covering up well and avoiding damage.
Adelhard trying desperately to keep hold of the dominant position.

Adelhard goes for a risky armbar from back mount and it's not paid off. Fenix escapes and is now in half guard on top.
Fenix wants to control but Adelhard is keeping him busy.

And that's the end of the fight!
Bernhard Adelhard showed his dominance in that final round.
I have no idea who won that fight. Let's wait and see whether the judges are as confused as me! Time for a split decision perhaps?!. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.

Judge Chris Downing scores the fight for Tristan Fenix!
Judge George Francis scores the fight for Tristan Fenix!
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight for Tristan Fenix!

Tristan Fenix wins by unanimous decision!

Tristan Fenix decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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RATING
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Event: AD460: Mister Tibbs     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Pertti Silsa and Lauri Pekkarinen. Silsa comes to the cage accompanied by Candy by Robbie Williams. Pekkarinen is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by For Heavy Metal we will die!. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

186 cm
43
203 lbs
35 - 20 - 2
188 cm
28
193 lbs
14 - 4 - 1
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

Aspire Clothing
Hellbent



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 35 wins, 20 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Pertti Silsa!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Lauri Pekkarinen!
The judges for this bout are Elvis Blanc, Gregory Folan and Yves DeLean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pekkarinen scores with a hook to the body. Silsa takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Silsa swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Silsa throws a lazy uppercut
and Pekkarinen counters with an outside leg kick.
Pekkarinen fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Silsa.
Silsa throws out a powerful jab.
Silsa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Pekkarinen was well out of range. Poor timing from Silsa.
Silsa goes for a double leg but Pekkarinen avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Pekkarinen continues to drive forward.
Silsa has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Red House in the buildup to the fight.
Pekkarinen delivers a nice body kick.
Pekkarinen misses with an uppercut. Silsa saw that one coming.
Pekkarinen misses with a kick to the body
and Silsa counters with a straight right hand.
Pekkarinen misses with a body kick.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Silsa.
Pekkarinen fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Silsa takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Pekkarinen throws a shot to the body.
Pekkarinen lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Silsa checks a leg kick nicely.
An attempted straight right counter from Silsa misses the target.
Pekkarinen lands a really nice looking cross but Silsa seems unphased.
Pekkarinen throws a shot to the body.
Silsa gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Pekkarinen lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Pekkarinen connects with a solid leg kick.

Silsa has Pekkarinen up against the cage in a clinch.
Silsa misses with a hook to the ribs.
A right hook to the body lands for Pekkarinen.

Pekkarinen's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Decent striking displayed by Pekkarinen there.
Pekkarinen throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Pekkarinen looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Lauri Pekkarinen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A head kick by Pekkarinen misses
enabling Silsa to counter with a crisp jab.
Pekkarinen lands with a kick to the temple. Silsa shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Pekkarinen scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pekkarinen throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Pekkarinen has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Silsa finds it's way round the side to connect with Pekkarinen's head.
Silsa throws a lazy uppercut
letting Pekkarinen counter with a right hand.
Silsa throws a body punch but Pekkarinen moves out of range.
Pekkarinen lands with a kick to the ribs.
Silsa on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Pekkarinen ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Pekkarinen blocks a jab.
Silsa stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen jabs Silsa right on the nose. Silsa blinks but takes it well.
Pekkarinen scores with a leg kick.
Silsa drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Silsa takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
A jab from Silsa finds it's way through Pekkarinen's defenses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pekkarinen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Silsa manages to avoid it.
Silsa was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Pekkarinen lands a front kick.
Pekkarinen with a hook.
Silsa takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
A punch lands to the side of Pekkarinen 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Silsa tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Pekkarinen paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Pekkarinen throws a nice inside leg kick.
Pekkarinen fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Silsa has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Pekkarinen connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Pekkarinen staying out of range there.
Pekkarinen slips under a jab from Silsa.
Pekkarinen throws a quick inside leg kick.
Silsa has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen scores with a nice head shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pekkarinen feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Silsas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Silsa moves forwards but Pekkarinen connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Silsa ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Pekkarinen moves away.
Pekkarinen is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Silsa moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Silsa takes one to the chin there.
Silsa looks to land a right hand but Pekkarinen moved out of range.
Pekkarinen stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Pekkarinen throws a nice outside leg kick.
Pekkarinen moves out of range of the strikes.
Silsa slips a jab from Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Silsa's head backwards.
Pekkarinen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Silsa.
Silsa throws a leg kick that misses.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.

Pekkarinen drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Silsa is trying to keep Pekkarinen in close.
Pekkarinen throws a strike but Silsa rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

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

Lauri Pekkarinen dominated that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Nice shot lands for Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Silsa walks into a jab.
Pekkarinen ducks under a wild hook from Silsa.
Silsa walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Silsa throws a big shot that misses.
That kick from Pekkarinen tenderised Silsa's leg. Silsa is trying to keep his angry face on.
Pekkarinen shoots and misses
letting Silsa counter with a right hand.
Pekkarinen buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Silsa throws a lazy uppercut
and Pekkarinen counters with a slapping leg kick.
Silsa misses with a hook. Pekkarinen ducked under it nicely.
Pekkarinen cracks Silsa with a right hand to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Silsa throws a looping overhand right but Pekkarinen ducks down to avoid it.
Silsa throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Silsa gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Pekkarinen.
Silsa seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Silsa drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Silsa avoids a kick to the body.
Silsa thows a left - swing and a miss!
Pekkarinen lands a jab to the nose.
Lauri Pekkarinen seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Pekkarinen connects with a jab.
Pekkarinen connects with a nice looking jab.
Pekkarinen slips a jab from Silsa.
A jab from Pekkarinen finds it's way through Silsa's defenses.
Silsa misses with a straight right.
Silsa takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Pekkarinen cracks the inside of Silsa's front leg.

Pekkarinen closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Silsa quickly recovers to half guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Pekkarinen is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Silsa wants to control but Pekkarinen is keeping busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Silsa keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Pekkarinen throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Pekkarinen thows a huge punch but Silsa dodges it nicely.
Silsa tries to roll over but Pekkarinen keeps him under control.
Pekkarinen throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Pekkarinen trying to advance position but Silsa counters by regaining guard.
Silsa avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pekkarinen stands and throws Silsa's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Pekkarinen scores with a couple of short elbows.
Pekkarinen throws a strike aimed at the side of Silsa's head but Silsa avoids it well.
Silsa is trying to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pekkarinen misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Pekkarinen is looking to take a break and control but Silsa is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Pekkarinen working away.
Pekkarinen throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Pekkarinen wants to control but Silsa is keeping him busy.

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

Pekkarinen drives through with a takedown into guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Lauri Pekkarinen showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Silsa connects with a crisp jab.
Silsa is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Silsa takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Silsa is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Nice sprawl there from Silsa as Pekkarinen shoots in.
Pekkarinen dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Silsa. That did some damage!
Silsa chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Pekkarinen can pounce on him.
The fighters circling - Silsa throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Silsa chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Pekkarinen can pounce on him.
Silsa connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Pekkarinen momentarily.
Silsa chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Pekkarinen can pounce on him.
Pekkarinen connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Silsa's hands.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Silsa throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Pekkarinen stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Pekkarinen scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Pekkarinen checks a low kick from Silsa.
Silsa lands the left hand.

It looks like Lauri Pekkarinen has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pekkarinen scores with the left hand. Silsa knows he should have avoided that one.
A jab from Pekkarinen finds it's way through Silsa's defenses.
Silsa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Pekkarinen.
It looked like Silsa wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Pekkarinen misses with a hook.
Silsa displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Pekkarinen throws out the jab.
Silsa takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Silsa ducks under a wild hook from Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen scores with a hook.
Silsa looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Silsa throws an off balance right hand
and Pekkarinen counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Pekkarinen throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Silsa on the side of the head.

Silsa is rocked!
Pekkarinen keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Silsa takes one on the button.
Oh Silsa is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Pekkarinen moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Pertti Silsa has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

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!
Silsa dodges the punch combination from Pekkarinen.
Silsa is looking to counter punch.
Silsa misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Pekkarinen.
Silsa seems to have got his legs back now.
Silsa throws the left hand but Pekkarinen avoids the punch easily.
Pekkarinen lands the left hand.
Silsa throws a big shot that misses.
Pekkarinen with a jab.
Silsa's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Pekkarinen changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Pekkarinen fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Silsa has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Pekkarinen lets loose with a powerful body kick. Silsa will feel that in the morning.
Some wild striking there from Silsa.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Pekkarinen darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pekkarinen shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Silsa as he avoids it easily.
Silsa is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Pekkarinen checks a low kick from Silsa.
Pekkarinen turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Silsa takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Pekkarinen shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Silsa eats them both and turns towards Pekkarinen to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Pekkarinen thows a body kick. Silsa tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Silsa throws a body shot but no joy.
Pekkarinen throws out a counter right but Silsa avoids it with no problem.
Pekkarinen avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Pekkarinen throws a head kick that misses.
Pekkarinen clobbers Silsa with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Pekkarinen displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Silsa throws out the jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pekkarinen connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Pekkarinen delivers a nice body kick.
Pekkarinen has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pekkarinen tests Silsa's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Pekkarinen misses with a few strikes there.
Good leg kick by Pekkarinen there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Pekkarinen connects with an inside leg kick.
Silsa throws a looping overhand right but Pekkarinen ducks down to avoid it.
A jab from Silsa misses.
Pekkarinen lands a nice shot that snaps Silsa's head back.
Silsa takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Pekkarinen digs a good hook to Silsa's body.
Silsa misses with an uppercut
and Pekkarinen counters with a nice body shot.
Pekkarinen lands a head shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Pekkarinen sizes up Silsa with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Pekkarinen feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Silsa's calf.
The fighters circle momentarily. Pekkarinen darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

And that's the end of the fight!
Lauri Pekkarinen comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Pekkarinen 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 Elvis Blanc scores the fight 27:30
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 27:30
Judge Yves DeLean scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Lauri Pekkarinen!

A very excited looking Lauri Pekkarinen rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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RATING
80%

 

Event: SP ICON: Pandemonium     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Master Blaster and Heavy Rain. Blaster comes to the cage accompanied by Master Blaster Theme. Rain has chosen For Heavy Metal we will die! as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

190 cm
21
235 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
222 cm
21
273 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Granite chin
Decent wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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//buriedALIVE// Fight Gear
King of Clothes



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Master Blaster!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Heavy Rain!
The judges for this bout are Chris Saunders, Colin Fray and Jeff Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blaster looks to score with a jab to the body but Rain is just out of range.
Rain throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Rain scores with a head kick. Blaster tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Blaster swings for the body but Rain moves out of range.
Master Blaster seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Rain avoids the body shot from Blaster.
Blaster misses with a series of wild punches.
Rain is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Blaster just misses with a punch to the body.
Rain is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Blaster swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Rain lets loose with a powerful body kick. Blaster will feel that in the morning.
Rain throws a head kick but Blaster moves out of range.
Blaster is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Rain bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Blaster's head.
Rain throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Blaster stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Rain has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Blaster is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Rain bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Blaster's head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Blaster wants to clinch up but Rain keeps it at a distance.

Blaster rushes Rain and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Rain misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Rain escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Blaster misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rain.
Rain throws a sloppy head kick and Blaster moves out of range easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blaster's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Rain connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Blaster scrambles back to his feet.
Rain is looking to slow Blaster down with leg kicks.

Blaster gets in close and instigates a clinch.

Rain breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Rain is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Rain avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Rain was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Blaster checks a low kick from Rain.
Rain takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Rain dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Blaster throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Rain misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Blaster misses with a wild body shot.
Rain scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Blaster doesn't seem bothered though.
Rain pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Rain uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Blaster.
Blaster misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rain.
Blaster is looking to wear down Rain with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Blaster moves in looking to clinch but Rain pushes him off.
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!
Blaster will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blaster tries to move into range but Rain moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Rain throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Blaster drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

Blaster rushes Rain and presses him up against the cage.
Rain blocking some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Blaster.

Rain's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Rain looks to score with a jab to the body but Blaster is just out of range.
Blaster tries to counter by clinching up but Rain breaks away and moves out of range.
Blaster throws a body punch but Rain moves out of range.
Blaster dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Blaster takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Blaster swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Blaster swings for the body but Rain moves out of range.
A shot to the liver by Blaster. Beautiful body shot.
Blaster walks into a left hand.
Rain throws a half hearted mid kick.
Rain misses with a kick to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donk. Rain catches Blaster right on the button with a cross.
That kick from Rain tenderised Blaster's leg. Blaster is trying to keep his angry face on.
Rain takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Blaster ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Rain moves away.
Blaster lands with a good body shot.
Rain is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Blaster had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Blaster showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Rain.
Blaster takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Rain avoids the body shot from Blaster.
Rain explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Rain has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Blaster stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Rain.
Rain throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Blaster closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
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 Blaster. Rain does a little dance to reset his feet.
Rain lands with a cross.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Rain!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Blaster. Rain does a little dance to reset his feet.
Blaster takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Blaster wants to clinch.
Rain connects with a leg kick. Blaster looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Rain throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Blaster.
Blaster stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Rain.
Blaster throws a body punch but Rain moves out of range.
Rain throws a right and a left that both miss.
Blaster takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rain misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Blaster takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Blaster drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

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

Heavy Rain dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Blaster misses with a looping left.
Rain dips to his left and cracks Blaster with an uppercut!
Rain works the jab nicely.

Blaster is rocked!
Rain digs a good body shot into Blaster's ribs.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Rain - that will leave a mark!
Rain lands with a good body shot.
Rain has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Rain explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Rain fakes a right and follows up with a big left that drops Blaster to one knee - oooooh, he's wobbly! Blaster looks to clinch but Rain throws him off and pummels him into the canvas! Blaster taps out under the strikes! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:28 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Strikes). Heavy Rain!
Heavy Rain 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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A
G S C
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
70%

 

Event: HFC 106:Sang Seok vs Scrubs     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between El Pintos and Sunray Spike. Spike has chosen For Heavy Metal we will die! as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

189 cm
39
264 lbs
24 - 17 - 1
199 cm
24
263 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, El Pintos!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Sunray Spike!
The judges for this bout are Illya Tyunina, Viktor Lagutenko and Valeri Chadov.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Spike thows a left - swing and a miss!
Pintos tries to clinch up.
Spike swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Spike shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Pintos eats them both and turns towards Spike to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
A slapping leg kick lands for Spike.
Spike looks to land a body kick but Pintos moved away.
Pintos misses with an uppercut.
Spike throws a head kick that misses.
Spike avoids the head kick by Pintos.
Pintos uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Spike.
Pintos throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Spike lands a body shot.
Pintos bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Spike's head backwards.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Pintos throws a jab when Spike was well out of range.
Spike misses with a double jab.
Spike lands with a kick to the temple. Pintos shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Pintos misses with a head kick.
Spike is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Pintos with a body shot.
Pintos uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pintos takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Spike throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Spike is looking to land body kicks.
Spike misses with a wild body shot.
Pintos throws a right and a left that Spike avoids nicely.
Spike lands with a thumping leg kick.
Pintos throws a push kick but Spike slaps the foot to one side.
Spike misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Pintos.
Pintos moves away from the strike by Spike.
Pintos throwing a counter right hand but Spike manages to avoid it.
Pintos walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Spike is looking to land body kicks.
Pintos slips under a jab.
A little feinted left hand from Pintos on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Sunray Spike seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Spike connects with a solid leg kick.
Spike fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Pintos manages to avoid it.
Spike throws the kick towards the body but Pintos avoids it.
Spike lands a front kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Spike throws a jab but it's blocked by Pintos.
Pintos tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Spike was well out of range. Poor timing from Pintos.
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!
Pintos avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Pintos misses with a left hand
and Spike counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Spike ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Pintos moves away.
Pintos throws an overhand right that lands on Spike's shoulder, as Spike tries to avoid the shot.
Spike chopping away at his opponent's legs.
We've been informed that Spike has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Spike takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Spike lands a nice hook to Pintos's body. Pintos takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Spike connects with an inside leg kick.
Pintos lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Spike circles away quickly and effectively.
Pintos avoids the head kick by Spike.
Pintos is looking to counter punch.
Pintos missing with a left hand there. Spike was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Pintos sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Spike lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Pintos backs up against the cage.
Pintos is breathing heavily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jab, jab by Spike - just one landing.
A jab from Spike does it's job there.
Spike lands a body shot.
Pintos throws a head kick but Spike moves out of range.
Spike connects with a nice looking jab.
Pintos takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Pintos moves out of range of the body kick from Spike.
Pintos sizes up Spike with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Spike throws a shot to the body.
A chopping leg kick lands by Spike.
Spike fails to land with a series of punches.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pintos tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Spike counters with a one-two to the body.
Spike listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
The fighters circling - Pintos throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Spike raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Spike moves out of range of the strikes.

Pintos instigates a clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pintos lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Spike tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Spike tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Pintos's elbow.
Pintos misses with a hook from the clinch.
Pintos lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Spike fails to land.
Pintos manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Spike gets through Pintos's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A right handed body shot lands from Spike.
Spike blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Spike throws a head punch that misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A short uppercut from Spike.
Pintos taking a breather.
Pintos tries to break the clinch but Spike is controlling the position.
Pintos misses with the head strike.

Spike breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sunray Spike dominated that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Pintos moves out of range of the body kick from Spike.
Pintos takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Spike.
A telegraphed right hand from Pintos misses the target.
Spike looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
A shot to the liver by Spike. Beautiful body shot.
Spike works over Pintos's head and body with a nice combination.
Pintos misses the jab.
Spike keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sunray Spike seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Spike throws a right and a left that Pintos avoids nicely.
Spike bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Pintos goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Pintos is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Spike fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Pintos has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
A big left from Pintos misses.
Spike lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Spike digs a good hook to Pintos's body.
Spike lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Spike scores with a punch to the head.

Spike lands a left and a right that send Pintos crashing to the mat, dazed. Spike thinks about following him to the mat but decides to wave him back up to his feet!

It looks like El Pintos has been cut.
Pintos missing with a left hand there. Spike was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Pintos is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Spike changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Pintos takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Pintos misses with a left hand
and Spike counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Pintos gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Spike lands a nice shot that snaps Pintos's head back.
Spike lands a nice leg kick that just misses Pintos's sensitive parts.
Pintos takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Spike lands a right hook to the body.
Pintos ducks under a wild hook from Spike.
Spike lands with a hook. Pintos tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Pintos throws a body kick that misses.
Pintos blocks a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Spike turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Pintos fails in his attempt to clinch.
Spike lands a jab to Pintos's midsection.
Danga de danga de dang - Spike scores with a four punch combination!
Spike swings for the body but Pintos moves out of range.
Spike lands with a good body shot.
Pintos takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Spike connects with a right hand. Pintos shakes it off.
Spike scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Spike throws a right hand that Pintos ducks under and follows up with a left that Pintos also avoids with ease.
Pintos is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Pintos drops his hands momentarily and Spike takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Spike just misses with a punch to the body.
Spike jabs Pintos right on the nose. Pintos blinks but takes it well.

Pintos is rocked!
Spike has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Spike wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Spike connects with a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Spike fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Pintos looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

Spike lands a big head kick that sends Pintos tumbling to the mat! Spike takes a step backwards and waves Pintos back to his feet - he wants the finish!
Oh Pintos is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Spike misses with a hook. Pintos ducked under it nicely.
Nice body kick from Spike.
Pintos seems to have got his legs back now.
Spike cracks the inside of Pintos's front leg.
Spike is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Spike is pawing at Pintos, trying to feel the distance before throwing out a cross that crashes into Pintos's nose. Pintos is badly hurt! Spike pounces, throwing wild strikes as both fighters end up on the ground! Pintos tries desperately to hold on but Spike is relentless in his assault! As Pintos receives an ever increasing number of unanswered strikes the referee pulls Spike away and this one is in the books!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:33 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Sunray Spike!
Sunray Spike decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
90%

 

Event: MMMA 30: Mars vs Jihad     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Stasius Venom and Dong Uk. Venom 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 crowd seem to be enjoying Uk's choice of entrance music: Bonobo - Prelude & Kiara. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

183 cm
32
176 lbs
17 - 5 - 0
183 cm
33
180 lbs
24 - 22 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

FORCEE
Aspire Clothing

Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Stasius Venom!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 22 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Dong Uk!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Yamamoto, Shirou Masuda and Shigeki Fujiwara.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Venom throws a leg kick but Uk moved away.
Venom walks into a stiff left hand from Uk.
Venom 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.
Venom throws a right and a left that both miss.
Uk throws a series of punches but Venom moves out of range.
A swing and a miss from Uk.
The crowd cheers as Venom lands an impressive looking overhand right. Uk doesn't seem phased though.
Venom drops his hands momentarily and Uk takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Uk misses with a straight right.
Venom waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Uk.
Venom dodges the punch combination from Uk.
Uk throws a big shot that misses.
Venom went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
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 Uk has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Uk and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Uk swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Uk avoids the body shot from Venom.
Dong Uk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Venom connects with a nice looking jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Good leg kick by Venom there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Uk connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Venom's hands.
Uk jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
No joy there for Uk, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Uk with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Venom connects with a high kick.
Uk avoids the head kick by Venom.
Nice defenses there by Venom.
Venom throws a quick counter head kick but Uk was just out of range.
Venom lands a nice looking body shot.
Uk checks a leg kick.
Uk throws an off balance right hand
and Venom counters with a series of strikes. Uk will be more careful next time no doubt.
Uk moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Uk looks to land a right hand but Venom moved out of range.
Venom defending well as Uk loads up on a big left hand.
Uk connects with a jab.
Uk 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.
Venom tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Uk connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Venom's hands.
Venom lands a slapping body shot.
Venom keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Uk.
We've been informed that Uk has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Venom uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Uk.
Venom moves out of range of the strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Uk throws a body punch but Venom moves out of range.
Uk throws a left and a right that both miss
and Uk takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Uk uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Venom.
Uk looks to land a combination but Venom avoids it well.
The fighters circle momentarily. Uk darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Uk wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Uk throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Venom tests Uk's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Venom scores with a hook.
Venom connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Uk thuds a left hand into Venom's body.
Venom is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Venom uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Uk.
Venom just misses with a punch to the body.
Uk swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Venom throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Venom takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Venom ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Uk moves away.
Uk looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Uk scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Uk takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Uk is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Venom had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Uk tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Venom steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Uk.
Nice body kick there by Venom.
Uk throws a jab when Venom was well out of range.
Nice body punch from Uk.
A swing and a miss from Uk.
A jab from Venom does it's job there.
A chopping leg kick lands by Venom.
Uk throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Venom.
That kick from Venom tenderised Uk's leg. Uk is trying to keep his angry face on.
Uk lunges at Venom with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Venom's hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Uk lands with an overhand left.
Uk throws a jab when Venom was well out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Venom on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Venom uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Uk.
Venom throws a solid leg kick but Uk takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Venom.
Venom fails to land with a series of punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Uk moves out of range of the strikes.
Venom catches Uk with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Venom throws a nice outside leg kick.
Uk looks to land a left hand but Venom moved out of range nicely.
A big right from Uk misses.
Uk throws a lazy uppercut
and Venom counters with a straight right hand.
Venom takes a jab right on the kisser.
Uk misses with a body shot.
Uk throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Uk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Venom ducks under a wild hook from Uk.
Uk throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Venom misses with a head kick.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Venom moves out of range as Uk strikes.
Venom wants to land a leg kick but Uk is out of range.
Uk throws out a counter right but Venom avoids it with no problem.
Uk looks to land a right hand but Venom moved out of range.
Venom connects with a solid leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Uk misses with a body shot
and Venom counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Venom keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Venom throws a sloppy body shot
and Uk connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Uk throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Venom throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Uk uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Venom.
Venom throws a sloppy head kick and Uk moves out of range easily.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Venom. Uk shrugs it off though.
Venom walks into a straight right hand from Uk.
Uk throws a right hand that misses
and Venom counters with a nice body kick.
Venom walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Uk checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A countering left hand to the body from Uk misses.
Uk looks to land a right hand but Venom moved out of range.
Uk misses with a wild body shot.
Venom thumps Uk with a low kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Uk drops his hands momentarily and Venom takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Venom throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Uk just misses with a punch to the body.
Venom lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Uk throws a combination that misses
and Venom counters with a nice leg kick.
The fighters circling - Uk throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Venom lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Uk throws a predictable looking body shot
and Venom makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Uk really felt that one!
Venom misses with a jab, cross combination.
Venom throws the kick towards the body but Uk avoids it.
Venom moves away from the strike by Uk.
Uk thows a left - swing and a miss!
Venom lands with a thumping leg kick.
Venom with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Venom throws a push kick but Uk slaps the foot to one side.
Venom throws a head kick but Uk moves out of range.
Uk's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Venom keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Venom displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Uk throws out the jab.
Venom avoids a punch combination nicely.
Uk throws a lazy right hand but Venom sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Venom goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Uk misses the jab.
Venom tests Uk's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Venom, right into the meat.
Uk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Stasius Venom is winning the standup battle so far.
Uk waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Venom.
Uk moves out of range as Venom throws a body kick.
Venom misses with an uppercut.
Venom takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Venom moves away from the strike by Uk.
Venom ducks under a wild hook from Uk.
Uk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Venom scores with a jab.
Uk takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Venom throws a nice looking combination but Uk bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Uk waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Venom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Venom jabs at Uk's body.
Uk on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Uk throws a hook to the side of Venom's head but Venom sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Venom pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Uk swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Venom staying out of range there.
Venom throwing a counter right hand but Uk manages to avoid it.
Uk looks to land a right hand but Venom moved out of range.
Venom takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Venom works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Venom bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Uk's head.

Uk is rocked!
Venom scores with a hook to the body. Uk takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Uk throws a right and a left that both miss.
Uk swings for the body but Venom moves out of range.
Venom thinks about countering with a head kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Venom.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Venom throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Venom scores with a one two! Uk had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Uk is still on wobbly legs! Can Venom finish him?
Venom steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Uk.
Venom throws a head kick but Uk moves out of range.
Uk walks straight into a right hand from Venom - that's dropped him! Venom jumps into mount and starts pounding away - can he finish?! More strikes go undefended and the referee has to dive in to save Uk from any more punishment! Uk complains about the stoppage but falls over as he tries to stand back up, so it was clearly a good stoppage.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:55 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Stasius Venom!
Stasius Venom retains his welterweight title!
Stasius Venom 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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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
71%

 

Event: EPL 12.9     
Date:   Jun 28, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Tristan Fenix and Ozzy McKane. Fenix 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!. McKane is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: SAIL - AWOLNATION. Ozzy McKane acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

170 cm
36
153 lbs
28 - 17 - 1
170 cm
32
158 lbs
36 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Conviction
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tristan Fenix!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ozzy McKane!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, Tiny Johnson and Gwen Towbar.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
McKane on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Fenix. Fenix obviously looking to wear him down.
Nice takedown defense from McKane. No joy for Fenix on that attempt.
Fenix ducks right into an uppercut from McKane.
McKane tries to land a front kick but Fenix steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Fenix scores with a jab to the head.
McKane throws a head kick that Fenix semi-blocks.
McKane ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
McKane waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Fenix.
Fenix uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McKane.
Fenix throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
McKane scores with a jab to the jaw.
A jab from Fenix does it's job there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McKane throws a hook to the side of Fenix's head but Fenix sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
McKane catches Fenix with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
McKane swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Fenix looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
McKane misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fenix.
McKane avoids the body shot from Fenix.
Fenix lands a jab to the head.
Fenix avoids the body shot from McKane.
Fenix drops down looking for a counter takedown but McKane sprawls and moves away.
Fenix moves out of range of the body kick.
Fenix swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McKane with a body punch. A glancing blow.
McKane throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
McKane throws an overhand right that lands on Fenix's shoulder, as Fenix tries to avoid the shot.
Fenix is looking to land body kicks.
McKane rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Fenix moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Fenix cracks McKane with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Fenix throws a nice inside leg kick.
Fenix displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McKane throws out the jab.
Fenix closes this distance looking for a takedown but McKane circles away.
Ozzy McKane is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
McKane throws a right and a left that Fenix avoids nicely.
McKane throws a right and a left that both miss.
McKane throws a lazy uppercut

and Fenix counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fenix not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Fenix thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed McKane's head.
McKane controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McKane tries to get to full guard but Fenix has control of the leg.
Fenix wants to take a breather but McKane is having none of it.
McKane keeping control of the position.
Fenix working McKane over with strikes.
McKane tries to roll over but Fenix keeps him under control.
McKane has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Fenix is working away from the top position though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McKane is looking for a sweep. Fenix is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Fenix seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but McKane does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Fenix lands with a punch from half guard.
Fenix looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Fenix stalling away here and it's allowed McKane to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
McKane seems keen to control Fenix's posture.
Fenix landing with the ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fenix postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
McKane has Fenix pulled in close to control his posture.
Fenix loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
McKane pulls Fenix in to control the position.
Fenix scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Fenix is working McKane over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
McKane not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
McKane has control of Fenix's left arm, preventing Fenix from doing any damage.

Fenix thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
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 Tristan Fenix will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Fenix takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
That kick from Fenix tenderised McKane's leg. McKane is trying to keep his angry face on.
A punch combination from Fenix misses.
McKane swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
McKane tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Fenix was well out of range. Poor timing from McKane.
An attempted straight right counter from Fenix misses the target.
McKane throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped

and Fenix counters with a single leg into guard. McKane didn't expect that.
Fenix missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Fenix wants to control from the top but McKane keeps moving.
Fenix with a flurry of punches that miss.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fenix being controlled here momentarily.
Fenix connects with a couple of short punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fenix trying to control the position from guard on top but McKane is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fenix throws a big right hand that misses.

McKane is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
McKane is trying to control the position but Fenix postures up.
Fenix throwing strikes but missing.
Fenix chips away with some ground and pound.
McKane not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Ozzy McKane has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two 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.
Fenix keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of McKane's head.
McKane controls Fenix momentarily but Fenix frees himself.
McKane preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
McKane trying to control the position here.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
McKane keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
McKane appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Fenix misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from McKane.
McKane throws a body kick that misses
and Fenix counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A kick lands to the mid section there for McKane.
McKane throws a predictable looking body shot

and Fenix counters with a nice double leg into side control. McKane won't be happy with that.
Fenix cracks McKane with a big right hand but McKane just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McKane is being controlled here.

Fenix is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but McKane is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
McKane takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Fenix trying to control the position but McKane is working away.
McKane is trying to control Fenix's posture but Fenix avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
McKane is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Tristan Fenix overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
McKane on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
McKane throws a strike from the bottom that misses.
McKane trying to hold on to Fenix's head to control him but Fenix postures up.
McKane is trying to control but Fenix passes into side control!
Fenix advances nicely into full mount.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
McKane slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Tristan Fenix showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Fenix 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 2 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Robert Twigg scores the fight for Tristan Fenix!
Judge Tiny Johnson scores the fight for Tristan Fenix!
Judge Gwen Towbar scores the fight for Tristan Fenix!

Tristan Fenix wins by unanimous decision!

In his post fight interview, Tristan Fenix started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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RATING
46%

 

Event: CEC 523     
Date:   Jun 25, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Serge Spectre and Phol Hunt. Spectre comes to the cage accompanied by For Heavy Metal we will die!. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

185 cm
33
175 lbs
25 - 10 - 0
181 cm
36
180 lbs
37 - 14 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Serge Spectre!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Phol Hunt!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Spectre throws a half hearted mid kick.
Spectre throws out a loose jab but Hunt uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hunt tries to land a leg kick but Spectre saw it coming and moves away.
A left lands for Spectre.
Spectre connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Hunt's hands.
Hunt throws a leg kick which misses Spectre's front leg but catches the back leg as Spectre tries to avoid it.
Hunt moves out of range of the strikes.
Spectre takes a swing at Hunt's ribcage but misses.
Hunt swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Spectre scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Hunt doesn't seem bothered though.
Hunt takes one on the button.
Good leg kick by Spectre there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Spectre throws a nice looking combination but Hunt bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Hunt is looking to clinch.
Hunt keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Spectre.
Hunt just misses with a punch to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Spectre shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Hunt's guard.
Hunt keeping moving, preventing Spectre from controlling successfully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hunt has control of Spectre's left arm, preventing Spectre from doing any damage.
Hunt looking to control.
Hunt can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Spectre controls the pace.
Spectre preventing the sweep.
Hunt keeping full guard, as Spectre tries to pass.
Spectre postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Spectre's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Hunt wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

That's two 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.
Hunt looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Spectre pushing down on Hunt's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Spectre passes the guard and advances to mount!
The referee warns Hunt that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.
Spectre in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.
Hunt taking shots to the head.
Spectre lands a couple of good shots and Hunt has given up his back, trying to escape the position!
Hunt trying to control but not successfully.
Hunt is trying to break free.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Spectre scores with punches and elbows.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Spectre is landing with strikes from the back.
Spectre throws a big right hand but he misses and hits the mat. Ouch.
Hunt trying to control but not successfully.
Spectre misses with a punch to the head.
Spectre 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.
Spectre is trying to stick to Hunt's back but Hunt is turning into Spectre. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Spectre's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Hunt.
Spectre is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Hunt controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Hunt tries to stand but Spectre is controlling from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Spectre controlling the position.

Spectre working for a triangle but Hunt defends it easily.

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

Spectre looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Hunt not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Hunt's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Hunt trying to control but Spectre is working from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Serge Spectre 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.


Hunt finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Spectre scores with a nice head shot.

Spectre shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Hunt tries to get to full guard but Spectre has control of the leg.
Hunt is still trying to improve position.
Spectre throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Spectre wants to lay and pray for a moment but Hunt keeps working.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Spectre has hold of the far side arm. He's working for the Kimura, can Hunt defend it? Spectre steps over the head and cranks it - Hunt is tapping out! That was textbook stuff right there - nice submission victory for Spectre!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:47 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Serge Spectre!
Serge Spectre decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
Phol Hunt was interviewed post fight and said 'vittu'.
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pop
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RATING
44%

 

Event: Syn 531 - Incendiary     
Date:   Jun 24, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Chris Coath and Steven Rutherford. Coath comes to the cage accompanied by For Heavy Metal we will die!. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
32
189 lbs
24 - 7 - 0
183 cm
32
184 lbs
30 - 6 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 7 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 30 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Steven Rutherford!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Andrew Berry and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A telegraphed right hand from Rutherford misses the target.
Coath lands with a slapping head kick.
Coath pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Coath jabs Rutherford right on the nose. Rutherford blinks but takes it well.
Coath is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Despite the aggression on Rutherford's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Coath pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Rutherford lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Coath looks to score with a jab to the body but Rutherford is just out of range.

Rutherford has taken the fight to the clinch.
Coath takes a shot to the head.
Rutherford prevents a body shot from Coath.
Rutherford working aggressively here.
Coath scores with a shot to the side of Rutherford's head.
Rutherford misses with a hook from the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Coath.
Rutherford lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Coath blocks an uppercut.
Coath lands with a right to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rutherford misses with a punch to the body.
Rutherford throws a head punch that misses.
Coath throws a punch but it's blocked by Rutherford.
Coath blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Coath tries to pull guard but Rutherford holds him up against the cage and eventually Coath drops back down to his feet.
Coath lands with a short shot to the head.
Rutherford blocks a body shot from Coath.
Rutherford softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Coath.
Coath blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A nice left hand lands by Coath.
Rutherford misses with a body punch.

Coath manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Rutherford stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Coath swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Rutherford seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford forces his way into half guard.
Coath gets back to full guard.
Rutherford controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

Coath looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Rutherford passes into side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford is staying tight to Coath's torso, preventing him from escaping.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Coath is trying to get back to half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Rutherford has knee on belly and now moves to full mount! Trouble for Coath!
Rutherford controlling his opponent.
Coath tries to lock up and control but Rutherford gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Rutherford trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Rutherford avoids the attempt from Coath to control.
Rutherford manages to capitalize on a mistake by Coath to take his back!
Rutherford trying to control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Rutherford is trying to stick to Coath's back but Coath is turning into Rutherford. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Rutherford's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Coath.
Coath in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Coath postures up.
Coath looking to pass the guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Coath scores with a jab to the head.
Coath walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Rutherford checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Coath stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Rutherford.
Coath looks to throw the jab but Rutherford is out of range.
A nice inside leg kick there by Coath. That's going to slow Rutherford down.
Rutherford throws a head kick that misses.
It looked like Coath was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Rutherford.
Coath lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Rutherford looks for the body kick but Coath saw that one coming.
Coath connects with an inside leg kick.
Coath clobbers Rutherford with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Coath ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Coath connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Coath misses with a hook
and Rutherford connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rutherford misses with a body kick.
Rutherford bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coath tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rutherford was well out of range. Poor timing from Coath.

Coath clinches up against the cage.
Coath lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Rutherford backwards.
Coath tries to pull guard but Rutherford holds him up against the cage and eventually Coath drops back down to his feet.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Rutherford creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Coath misses with a short punch on the inside.
Rutherford has a couple of punches blocked by Coath.
Rutherford lands a nice uppercut.
Rutherford scores with a shoulder strike.
Coath lands a right hand.
Coath swings wildly with an uppercut but Rutherford uses good head movement to avoid it.
Coath is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Rutherford to keep the fight standing.
Coath working aggressively here.
Rutherford swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A right hand to the body from Coath.
Rutherford lands a hook that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Rutherford working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford lands a left hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Rutherford lands with a light punch inside.
Rutherford 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.
A head punch on the inside from Rutherford fails to land.
Nice body punch from Coath.
Coath jumps guard but Rutherford turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Chris Coath. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Coath lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Rutherford stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Coath.
A short uppercut from Rutherford.
Coath blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Rutherford fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Rutherford working aggressively here.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Coath creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Coath throws a head punch that misses.
Good body shot from Coath.
Rutherford is working Coath over against the cage.
Coath jumps guard but Rutherford turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coath prevents a body shot from Rutherford.
Rutherford lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A right hook to the body lands for Coath.

Rutherford's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Coath throws a hook but Rutherford blocks it.
Rutherford keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Coath connects with an inside leg kick.
A leg kick checked by Rutherford.
Coath fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Rutherford.
Coath uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Rutherford.
Coath swinging wildly here.
Rutherford is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Coath is looking to chop away at Rutherford's legs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A cross from Rutherford lands.

Coath gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Coath misses with a body punch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Coath tries to pull guard but Rutherford holds him up against the cage and eventually Coath drops back down to his feet.
Coath misses with the head strike.
Coath swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Coath.
Rutherford lands a right hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Steven Rutherford seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Coath's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Rutherford misses with a punch on the inside.
Rutherford tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Coath prevents a body shot from Rutherford.
Coath scores with a nice hook to the head.
Coath tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Rutherford just stands there and leans against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rutherford.
Coath misses with a short punch on the inside.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rutherford pushes Coath back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Steven Rutherford will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Coath plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Rutherford scores with a nice right hand.
Rutherford sizes up Coath with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.

Coath gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Coath tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Coath tries to throw a body punch but Rutherford avoids it by throwing Coath back against the cage.
Rutherford blocking some punches.
Rutherford has a couple of punches blocked by Coath.
Rutherford tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Rutherford has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Rutherford misses with some punches.
A short body shot lands from Rutherford as the two fighters clinch.
Rutherford misses with a punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rutherford blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Coath fails to land.
Coath swings wildly with an uppercut but Rutherford uses good head movement to avoid it.
A nice left hand lands by Rutherford.
Rutherford has a couple of punches blocked by Coath.
Coath doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rutherford.
Rutherford lands a body shot in the clinch.
Rutherford is trying to push Coath away but Coath has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
A head punch on the inside from Rutherford fails to land.
Rutherford blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Rutherford fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Rutherford misses with the head strike.
Rutherford lands a right hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Coath throws a punch but it's blocked by Rutherford.
Rutherford can't find room to land a body shot as Coath controls the action.
Coath fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Coath misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Rutherford misses with a short punch on the inside.
Rutherford misses with a body punch.
Rutherford blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Rutherford misses with a body punch.
Rutherford doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Rutherford blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Coath fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Coath lands a right hand.
Coath misses with a hook from the clinch.
Coath misses with a body punch.
Coath misses with a hook from the clinch.
Coath misses with a hook from the clinch.
A short uppercut from Coath.
Coath tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Rutherford's elbow.
Coath misses with a hook to the ribs.
Rutherford blocks an uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Coath blocks an uppercut.
Rutherford lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Rutherford lands a left hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Rutherford makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Coath misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Coath tries to work over Rutherford's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Rutherford misses with a punch to the body.
Coath lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A short right from Rutherford.
Coath lands a left hand that snaps the head of Rutherford backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford digs a right hand underneath Coath's ribcage. Coath let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Rutherford lands a right hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Coath misses with the head strike.
Rutherford lands a hook to the side of the head.
Coath blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Coath misses with a hook from the clinch.
Rutherford swings wildly with an uppercut but Coath uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rutherford misses with a body punch.
Rutherford blocks a body shot from Coath.
Nice body punch from Rutherford.
Coath's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Coath can't find room to land a body shot as Rutherford controls the action.
Coath fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Coath.
Rutherford misses with a punch on the inside.
Nice body punch from Coath.
Rutherford misses with the head strike.
Coath tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Rutherford's elbow.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Coaths head.
Coath can't find room to land a body shot as Rutherford controls the action.
Rutherford blocking some punches.
Rutherford lands a nice uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rutherford lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Coath.
Rutherford gets through Coath's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rutherford.
Coath tries to throw a body punch but Rutherford avoids it by throwing Coath back against the cage.
A nice left hand lands by Rutherford.
Rutherford digs a right hand underneath Coath's ribcage. Coath let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Rutherford misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Rutherford has a couple of punches blocked by Coath.
Rutherford lands a body punch.
Rutherford lands a hook that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Rutherford lands a right hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Rutherford working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Rutherford throws a punch but it's blocked by Coath.
A right hook to the body lands for Rutherford.

Rutherford breaks the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Rutherford closes the distance and clinches.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Rutherford.
Coath misses with the head strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rutherford.
Coath tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Rutherford working aggressively here.
Coath misses with the head strike.
Rutherford swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Rutherford blocking some punches.
Rutherford tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Coath's elbow.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Rutherford.
Coath doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Coath misses with the head strike.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Coath misses with a hook from the clinch.
Rutherford working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Coath goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Coath tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Coath blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Rutherford tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coath fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Rutherford working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Rutherford struggles to land a body shot inside as Coath controls his hands.
Rutherford working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Coath prevents a body shot from Rutherford.
A head punch on the inside from Coath fails to land.
Rutherford lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Rutherford lands a body shot in the clinch.
Coath blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Rutherford has a couple of punches blocked by Coath.
Coath swings wildly with an uppercut but Rutherford uses good head movement to avoid it.
Coath fails to pull guard.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rutherford.
Coath tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Coath is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Rutherford to keep the fight standing.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Chris Coath. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Coath throws a head punch that misses.
Coath prevents a body shot from Rutherford.
Rutherford can't find room to land a body shot as Coath controls the action.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Coath pulls guard successfully.
Coath working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Rutherford.
Rutherford is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Steven Rutherford has got the better of the ground game so far.
Coath looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Rutherford puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Rutherford wants to pass to mount but Coath is defending the position.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Coath actively working from the bottom here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Coath looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Coath is looking for a sweep. Rutherford is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Rutherford sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Coath defending well though.
Coath is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Rutherford thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Coath's head.

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.
Rutherford is trying to control the action in half guard but Coath is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Rutherford checks the leg kick.
A solid leg kick lands there for Rutherford.

Rutherford rushes Coath and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Coath blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Coath swings wildly with an uppercut but Rutherford uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rutherford has a couple of punches blocked by Coath.
Coath misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Coath fails to land.
Coath misses with a hook from the clinch.

Coath jumps into guard, dragging Rutherford to the mat.

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

Steven Rutherford dominated that fourth round.
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!


Coath fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rutherford manages to avoid it.
Rutherford looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Rutherford pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Coath throws a nice looking combination but Rutherford bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Rutherford, as that shot connected.
Coath throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Rutherford counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Rutherford has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Rutherford on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Coath. Coath obviously looking to wear him down.
Coath misses with a body shot.
Rutherford misses with a body kick.
Coath fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Coath throws a low kick but Rutherford avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Coath connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Coath throws out a loose jab but Rutherford uses good head movement to avoid it.
Coath walks into a jab.
Coath defending well as Rutherford loads up on a big left hand.
Rutherford with a nice cross.
Chris Coath is winning the standup battle so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rutherford connects with a crisp jab.

Coath is rocked!
Coath throws a head kick that misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Rutherford! But no joy.
Coath pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Rutherford back to the cage. Coath follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Rutherford is looking to slow Coath down with leg kicks.
Coath checks a low kick from Rutherford.
Rutherford looks to throw a body kick
and Coath counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Rutherford fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Coath checks it well.
Coath lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Rutherford circles away quickly and effectively.
Coath keeps the fight on the outside.
Chris Coath seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Coath fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rutherford manages to avoid it.
Coath attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Rutherford throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Rutherford moves away from the strike by Coath.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Rutherford.
Rutherford throws a shot from downtown. Coath moves away and avoids it.
Coath is looking to counter punch.
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!
Coath avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Rutherford throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Coath.
Chris Coath has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Rutherford is looking to score with low kicks.
Coath darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Rutherford lands a really nice looking cross but Coath seems unphased.
Coath scoring well with a low kick there.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Rutherford.
Rutherford connects with a solid leg kick.
Coath throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Rutherford let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Coath gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Rutherford.
Rutherford just misses with a punch to the body.
Some bone on bone action there as Coath checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coath throws out a leg kick but Rutherford moves out of range and Coath only half commits.
Rutherford checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Rutherford is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Rutherford throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Coath throwing a counter right hand but Rutherford manages to avoid it.
A head kick by Coath misses
and Rutherford counters with a nice uppercut.
Coath throws a head kick but Rutherford moves out of range.
Coath throws a lazy uppercut
and Rutherford counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Rutherford on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Coath misses with a kick to the body.
Rutherford dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Coath. That did some damage!
Coath looks to throw a body kick
and Rutherford counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Coath takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Coath throws a body kick that misses.
Rutherford throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Coath throws a lazy uppercut
enabling Rutherford to counter with a crisp jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rutherford scores with a jab to the jaw.
Coath throws a low kick but Rutherford moves out of range easily.
Steven Rutherford is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Coath throws a chopping leg kick but Rutherford manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Rutherford looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Coath takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Coath jabs Rutherford right on the nose. Rutherford blinks but takes it well.
Coath throws a jab but it's blocked by Rutherford.
Coath with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Rutherford to score with a decent uppercut.
Rutherford swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A jab from Rutherford finds it's way through Coath's defenses.
Coath moves out of range as Rutherford throws a body kick.
Nice defenses there by Coath.
Rutherford fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Coath manages to avoid it.
Coath misses with a body punch
and Rutherford counters with a nice kick to the body.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 47:48
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 47:50
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Steven Rutherford!

Steven Rutherford took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, Reaper Combatwear for their support in the buildup to the fight.
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Event: Ascension 0624     
Date:   Jun 24, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Marco Ajax and Jeff Gower. Ajax comes into the arena with For Heavy Metal we will die! blaring out of the sound system. Marco Ajax is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

160 cm
32
158 lbs
25 - 12 - 1
165 cm
28
156 lbs
15 - 2 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Marco Ajax!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jeff Gower!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Yamamoto, Shigeki Sano and Yuuki Gou.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ajax swings widly with a right hand
and Gower counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Gower throws a nice outside leg kick.
Ajax tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Gower defends well and Ajax ends up having to push Gower into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Gower throws the kick towards the body but Ajax avoids it.
Some bone on bone action there as Ajax checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Gower lands with a straight right. Ajax didn't see that one coming.
Ajax moves out of range as Gower strikes.
Gower looks to score with a jab to the body but Ajax is just out of range.
Ajax avoids the body shot from Gower.
Ajax defending well as Gower loads up on a big left hand.
Gower takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Ajax clobbers Gower with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Ajax scores with a leg kick.
Ajax thows a leg kick but Gower checks it
and Ajax takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A swing and a miss from Ajax.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gower steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Ajax. That one must have hurt.
Ajax throws an overhand right that lands on Gower's shoulder, as Gower tries to avoid the shot.
Gower on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Ajax tries to bum rush Gower with a series of wild strikes but Gower uses good footwork to avoid the assault.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower lands with a thumping leg kick.
A jab from Gower finds it's way through Ajax's defenses.
Gower throws a looping overhand right but Ajax ducks down to avoid it.
Ajax with a hook.
The fighters circling - Gower throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ajax misses with a body shot.
Gower misses with a wild body shot.
Ajax throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Ajax avoids the body shot from Gower.
Gower scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Gower keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Gower throws out a counter right but Ajax avoids it with no problem.
Ajax takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Gower fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Ajax has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Gower throws a body shot but no joy.
Ajax looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Ajax misses with a low kick.
Gower misses with a wild body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ajax scores with a sloppy right hand. Gower should have avoided that one.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gower misses with a series of wild punches.
Ajax moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Ajax looks to land a right hand but Gower moved out of range.
Ajax sets himself, and Gower steps forward looking for the clinch! Ajax avoids it this time.
Ajax fails with the takedown.
Gower just misses with a punch to the body.
Ajax misses with a body shot.
Ajax throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ajax steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gower.
Gower ducks under a wild hook from Ajax.
Ajax's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Gower connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Ajax scrambles back to his feet.
Ajax moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Gower connects with a body shot.
Gower slips under a jab.
It seemed like Gower was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Ajax uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gower.
Gower ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ajax moves away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
That kick from Gower tenderised Ajax's leg. Ajax is trying to keep his angry face on.
Gower scores with a three punch combo!
Gower throws a predictable looking body shot
and Ajax counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gower lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Gower on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Gower jabs at Ajax's body.
Gower keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ajax throws a head kick that misses
and Gower counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Ajax walks into a straight right hand from Gower.
Gower connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gower listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
A punch combination from Gower misses.
Ajax throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Gower swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Ajax.
Gower takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Ajax tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ajax moves out of range as Gower strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good exchange - Ajax coming out on top.
Ajax doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Gower keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ajax misses with a head kick.
Gower throws out a powerful jab.
Ajax throws a lazy right hand but Gower sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Gower misses with a series of wild punches.
Gower throws a body kick, spinning off balance

and Ajax counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Ajax working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Ajax throwing strikes from guard but Gower blocks nicely.
Ajax in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ajax wants to control from the top but Gower keeps moving.
Ajax connects with a couple of short punches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gower ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ajax moves away.
Gower defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Ajax.
A little jabbing left from Gower on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ajax waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gower.
A countering left hand to the body from Gower misses.
Gower has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Gower misses with a kick to the body.
Gower blocks the body kick.
Ajax throws a leg kick but Gower checks it.
Gower misses with a wild combination.
Jeff Gower seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ajax takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Gower throws a right and a left that Ajax avoids nicely.
Gower showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Ajax.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ajax dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gower throws a lazy right hand but Ajax sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Gower on the wrong end of a nice jab.
A head kick misses from Ajax.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ajax moves away from the strike by Gower.
Ajax comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
The fighters circling - Gower throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Nice shot lands for Ajax.
An inside leg kick lands from Ajax.
Jeff Gower is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Gower scores with a jab. Ajax acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Ajax misses with an attempted mid kick.

Ajax gets the takedown into side control.
Ajax controlling the position from side mount.

Ajax swings around for an armbar but Gower sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Ajax's guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ajax looking for a sweep. Not yet Ajax, not yet.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Ajax looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Gower passes into side control.
Ajax is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Gower tries to stand but can't do so whilst Ajax controls his leg.

Gower stands up out of the half guard.
Gower takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Gower keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ajax throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gower sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gower moves out of range as Ajax strikes.
Ajax moves out of range as Gower strikes.
Ajax dodges the punch combination from Gower.
Ajax misses the shot to the body.
Gower bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Ajax's head.
Ajax walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Gower swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gower throws a shot from downtown. Ajax moves away and avoids it.
Ajax swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ajax throws a hook to the side of Gower's head but Gower sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gower. Ajax does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gower takes a swing at Ajax's ribcage but misses.
Ajax wants to slow Gower down by chopping away at his legs.
Gower misses with a jab, cross combination.
Ajax misses with a looping right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gower throws a jab but it's blocked by Ajax.
Nice jab there from Gower.
The fighters circling - Ajax throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Gower tests Ajax's chin there with a solid looking shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gower throws a front kick aimed at Ajax's knee but Ajax avoids it well.
Ajax swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Gower lands an overhand right.
Ajax thuds a left hand into Gower's body.
Gower loads up on a big right hand but Ajax slips the punch.
Gower takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Ajax slips a jab from Gower.
Ajax tries to land a body kick
letting Gower counter with a right hand.
Ajax dives in for a single leg takedown but Gower sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Gower lands with a shot to the body.
Ajax misses with a kick to the body
and Gower cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ajax looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Gower cracks Ajax with a good jab.
Ajax misses with a leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jeff Gower 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.


Ajax punishes Gower's body with a nice straight punch.
Ajax throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ajax catches Gower with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Gower defending well as Ajax loads up on a big left hand.
Ajax fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Gower is out of range.
Gower chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ajax can pounce on him.
Ajax blocks a jab.
Gower looks to score with a jab to the body but Ajax is just out of range.
Ajax misses the shot to the body.
Nice body kick from Gower.
Ajax throws a hook but Gower avoids it easily.
Gower misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A clash of legs there as Ajax blocks the low kick.
A counter left hand to the body from Ajax misses its target.
Ajax looks for the body kick but Gower saw that one coming.
Ajax tries a head kick but it misses.
Gower swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ajax throws an off balance right hand
and Gower counters with a nice body shot.
Gower throws a body shot but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ajax.
Gower thuds a left hand into Ajax's body.
Gower checks the leg kick.
Gower looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Gower dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gower showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Ajax.
Gower lands a two punch combo.
Ajax throws a jab when Gower was well out of range.
Gower lands a glancing blow to the side of Ajax's head.
Ajax uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gower.
Ajax feinted with a counter takedown.
Ajax throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Gower keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Ajax lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
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!
Ajax fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Ajax sets himself, and Gower steps forward looking for the clinch! Ajax avoids it this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gower missing with a left hand there. Ajax was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A jab from Ajax does it's job there.
Ajax misses with a head kick.
Ajax takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gower. Ajax does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ajax attempts a counter takedown but Gower avoids it well and moves away.
Gower moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Gower 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.
Gower dips to his left and cracks Ajax with an uppercut!
Ajax shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Gower as he avoids it easily.
Gower throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ajax ducks under a wild hook from Gower.
Ajax throws a hook but Gower avoids it easily.
Gower tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ajax slips a jab and a cross from Gower.
Gower misses with a hook.
Gower blocks a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ajax missing with a left hand there. Gower was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Some wild striking there from Ajax.
Gower throws a series of punches but Ajax avoids them all with ease.
Nice straight punches there by Ajax. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Ajax.
Ajax walks into a straight right hand from Gower.
Gower finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Ajax drops down looking for a counter takedown but Gower sprawls and moves away.
Ajax walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Gower checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Gower unleashes a big counter combination but Ajax bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Ajax connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Gower momentarily.
A cross from Gower lands.
Ajax drops his hands momentarily and Gower takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

Ajax fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Gower sprawls well initially but Ajax persists and gets the takedown into half guard.

Gower kicks off Ajax and gets to his feet.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gower moves away from the strike by Ajax.
Gower tries to counter by closing the distance.
Sloppy strikes from Gower. Those never looked like landing.
Jab by Gower.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gower jabs Ajax to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Ajax misses with a looping left.
Gower jabs Ajax right on the nose. Ajax blinks but takes it well.
Ajax throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gower throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Ajax stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Gower waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ajax.
Gower fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Ajax avoids the body shot from Gower.
Ajax throws a good cross that connects.
Gower throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ajax tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gower throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Ajax looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Ajax shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Gower as he avoids it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Marco Ajax. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Danga de danga de dang - Ajax scores with a four punch combination!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jeff Gower really dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Ajax avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ajax lands a nice hook to Gower's body. Gower takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Gower bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gower swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ajax appears to be looking for a big counter.
Ajax ducks under a wild hook from Gower.
Gower displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ajax throws out the jab.
Ajax throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Gower misses with a wild body shot.
Ajax looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Gower throws a body shot but no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gower throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ajax sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ajax is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gower.
Gower throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ajax sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ajax is looking to counter punch.
Gower ducks under a wild hook from Ajax.
Gower ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Ajax moves out of range of the leg kick from Gower.
A telegraphed right hand from Gower misses the target.
Gower tries to land a front kick but Ajax steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ajax keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gower fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Ajax is looking to slow Gower down with leg kicks.
Gower moves out of range as Ajax strikes.
Gower keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ajax misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Gower throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ajax cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Gower throws a jab when Ajax was well out of range.
Gower misses with a body shot.
Ajax looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Ajax jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Ajax fails to land with a series of punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gower throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ajax ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gower moves away.
Ajax throws an overhand right that lands on Gower's shoulder, as Gower tries to avoid the shot.
Gower thows a left - swing and a miss!
Gower throws out a loose jab but Ajax uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ajax has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gower.
Gower keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Gower scores with a nice body kick.
Ajax has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gower.
Ajax throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ajax is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Gower!
Ajax misses with a leg kick.
Ajax uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gower.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ajax wants to slow Gower down by chopping away at his legs.
Gower throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gower lands a nice shot that snaps Ajax's head back.
Gower pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ajax fires out a quick counter leg kick but Gower just manages to avoid it.
Ajax is looking to score with low kicks.
Ajax misses with a body shot.
Gower takes a swing at Ajax's ribcage but misses.
Ajax delivers a nice body kick.
Ajax throws a right and a left that Gower avoids nicely.
Ajax misses with a leg kick.
Gower swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ajax lands with a nice body kick.
Gower lands with a hook. Ajax tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Ajax throws a combination that misses
and Gower cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Gower throws a hook to the side of Ajax's head but Ajax sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gower uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ajax.
Ajax gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Gower.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gower throws a body shot but no joy.
Ajax moves out of range of the leg kick from Gower.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ajax takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Gower throws a jab but it's blocked by Ajax.
Ajax lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Ajax misses the body punch
and Gower counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gower throws a body punch but Ajax moves out of range.
Gower leaves Ajax with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
It seemed like Gower was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Marco Ajax. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gower swings for the body but Ajax moves out of range.
Ajax seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Ajax takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Gower throws a right and a left that both miss.
A swing and a miss from Gower.
Ajax swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Gower counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ajax pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jeff Gower dominated that fourth round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Ajax looks for a takedown but Gower sprawls well.
Ajax avoids the body shot from Gower.
Ajax closes the distance and clinches up with Gower, looking for a takedown. Ajax pushes Gower against the cage but Gower circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Gower is looking for the big counter here.
Ajax ducks under a wild hook from Gower.
Ajax jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gower looks to land a right hand but Ajax moved out of range.
Gower connects with a solid leg kick.
Ajax connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ajax tries for a takedown but Gower circles away easily
and Gower makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Marco Ajax. That's going to take a lot out of him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gower avoids the body shot from Ajax.
Gower throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Gower lands a right hook to the body.
Gower misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ajax.
Ajax plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower misses with a looping right.
Ajax throws a sloppy body shot

and Gower counters by clinching up.
Gower tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ajax's elbow.
Ajax takes a shot to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gower.
Nice body punch from Gower.

Ajax escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Gower ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ajax moves away.
Ajax avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ajax throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Gower counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A swing and a miss from Gower.
Gower keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ajax uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gower.
Gower checks the leg kick nicely there.
Gower lands a right hook to the body.
Gower works Ajax's body with a nice hook.
Marco Ajax has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gower lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Gower swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A big left from Gower misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A chopping leg kick lands by Gower.
Gower lands a head shot.
Ajax swings widly with a right hand
and Gower counters with a nice body shot.
Ajax jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ajax uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gower.
Gower cracks Ajax with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Ajax drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Gower misses with a low kick.
Ajax goes for a double leg but Gower avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Gower continues to drive forward.
Ajax misses with a straight left.
Gower blocks the body kick.
Ajax avoids the body shot from Gower.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gower scores with a hook to the body. Ajax takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Ajax fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Gower avoids it really well and circles away.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Gower swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Ajax.
Ajax tests Gower's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Gower throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gower moves out of range of the body kick from Ajax.
Gower blocks a jab.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Gower! But no joy.
Gower drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Ajax defending well as Gower loads up on a big left hand.
Gower misses with an uppercut.
Ajax was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Gower connects with a right hand. Ajax shakes it off.
Jeff Gower 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.
Ajax misses with a wild body shot.
Ajax throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gower throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gower. Ajax does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ajax was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Gower misses with a two punch combination.
A cross from Gower lands.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A good leg kick by Gower.
Ajax throws a hook but Gower blocks it.
Ajax missing with a left hand there. Gower was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A jab from Ajax misses.
Gower lands with an uppercut that bounces Ajax off the cage and back into range.
Ajax pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Gower now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Gower scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Gower lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ajax keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gower.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Yukihiro Yamamoto scores the fight 45:50
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight 45:50
Judge Yuuki Gou scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jeff Gower!

Jeff Gower is the new lightweight champion!
Jeff Gower 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: EPL 12.8     
Date:   Jun 21, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Tristan Fenix and Toshi Matoshin. Fenix's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, For Heavy Metal we will die!. Matoshin is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Mortal Kombat theme. Tristan Fenix could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Toshi Matoshin's chin.

170 cm
35
153 lbs
28 - 17 - 0
180 cm
40
158 lbs
43 - 26 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Sully's Bar & Grill



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tristan Fenix!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 43 wins, 26 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Toshi Matoshin!
The judges for this bout are Alan Glass, Gwen Towbar and Wesley Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Matoshin scores with a hook.
Fenix misses with a low kick.
Matoshin throws a leg kick
and Fenix counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
We've been hearing reports that Fenix has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Matoshin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fenix manages to avoid it.
Fenix went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Fenix is looking to chop away at Matoshin's legs.
Matoshin buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Fenix checks a leg kick.
A big left from Fenix misses.
Matoshin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Fenix.
Fenix misses with a straight right.
Fenix tries a head kick but it misses.
Matoshin throws a jab but it's blocked by Fenix.
Horrible takedown attempt by Fenix or perhaps it was just good defense by Matoshin, which made it look bad.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fenix scores with a body shot.
Fenix will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Matoshin avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Matoshin throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fenix bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fenix cracks Matoshin with an open hand slap.
Matoshin fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Fenix.
Matoshin stuffs the takedown attempt from Fenix. Fenix gets slowly back to his feet.
Matoshin looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Matoshin looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Fenix lands an overhand right.
Fenix blocks a jab.
Matoshin 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.
Matoshin blocks a head kick by Fenix.
Fenix misses with a two punch combination.
Matoshin let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Fenix lands the left hand.
Matoshin takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
The fighters circle momentarily. Matoshin darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Matoshin throws a head kick that half lands.

It looks like Tristan Fenix has been cut.
Fenix fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Matoshin looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Fenix tries to move into range but Matoshin moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fenix misses with a head kick.
Matoshin connects with a good right hand that stumbles Fenix. Fenix circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Fenix throws a shot from downtown. Matoshin moves away and avoids it.
Matoshin throws a body kick that misses.
Fenix slips a jab from Matoshin.
Matoshin thows a left - swing and a miss!
Fenix swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

Matoshin gets in close and instigates a clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Matoshin.
Fenix has a couple of punches blocked by Matoshin.

Fenix pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Matoshin throws a head kick but Fenix moves out of range.
Matoshin pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Fenix throws a quick counter kick to the body but Matoshin avoids it.
Matoshin avoids the body shot from Fenix.
Matoshin tries to land a leg kick but Fenix saw it coming and moves away.
Matoshin throws a left and a right that both miss
and Fenix counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Matoshin thinking.
Fenix lands a jab to Matoshin's midsection.
Fenix cracks Matoshin with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fenix thows a leg kick but Matoshin checks it
and Matoshin counters with a body kick.
Matoshin fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Fenix is out of range.
Matoshin misses the shot to the body.
Fenix throws out a loose jab but Matoshin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Matoshin only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Fenix throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Matoshin misses with a body shot
and Fenix counters with a series of strikes. Matoshin will be more careful next time no doubt.
Matoshin checks a leg kick.
A jab lands there for Matoshin.

Fenix looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Matoshin!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Matoshin on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fenix lands some shots froms side control.
Fenix landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Matoshin parries the strikes from Fenix easily there. Fenix is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Matoshin to escape.
Matoshin is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Fenix's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Matoshin is looking to improve his position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fenix is thwarting Matoshin's attempts to control the position.
Matoshin is trying to get back to full guard.
Matoshin wants to control but Fenix is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Matoshin is trying is best to control the position here.
Fenix prevents Matoshin from improving his position.
Fenix missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Fenix is trying to control the action in half guard but Matoshin is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Fenix not landing any meaningful shots this time.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Matoshin is controlling Fenix's trapped leg to prevent Fenix from advancing to side control.
Fenix 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.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tristan Fenix dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Tristan Fenix's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Fenix misses with a body kick.
Fenix gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Matoshin.
Fenix lands a glancing blow to the side of Matoshin's head.
A bone on bone clash there as Fenix blocks the leg kick.
Matoshin throws a shot from downtown. Fenix moves away and avoids it.
A big right from Fenix misses.
The crowd cheers as Fenix lands an impressive looking overhand right. Matoshin doesn't seem phased though.
Matoshin walks into a jab.
Fenix slips a straight right by Matoshin.
Matoshin scores with a leg kick.
The fighters circling - Matoshin throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Fenix throws a leg kick
and Matoshin makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Matoshin jabs Fenix right on the nose. Fenix blinks but takes it well.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Matoshin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Fenix.
Matoshin lands a right hook to the body.
Fenix takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A jab lands there for Matoshin.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Matoshin connects with an inside leg kick.
Fenix takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Matoshin misses the shot to the body.
Fenix tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Matoshin is able to avoid easily.
Matoshin throws a jab when Fenix was well out of range.
Fenix throws a hook but Matoshin blocks it.
Fenix waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Matoshin.
Matoshin throws a body punch but Fenix moves out of range.
Fenix dives in and grabs Matoshin's left leg, looking for a takedown. Matoshin pushes down on Fenix's head and hops out.
Matoshin connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Donk. Fenix catches Matoshin right on the button with a cross.
Matoshin just misses with a punch to the body.
Matoshin tries to clinch but Fenix moves away
and Matoshin takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Matoshin sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Matoshin fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Fenix on the side of the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Matoshin takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Matoshin just misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Matoshin throws the left hand but Fenix avoids the punch easily.
Fenix feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Matoshin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Fenix was well out of range. Poor timing from Matoshin.
Fenix turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Matoshin scores with a jab. Fenix acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Fenix lands a glancing blow to the side of Matoshin's head.
Fenix misses with a leg kick
letting Matoshin counter with a right hand.
Fenix moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Matoshin throws a quick inside leg kick.
Nice shot lands for Matoshin.
Matoshin is looking to chop away at Fenix's legs.
Fenix attempts a counter takedown but Matoshin avoids it well and moves away.
Matoshin darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Fenix steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Matoshin.
Matoshin keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
A lazy left from Matoshin finds it's target.
Toshi Matoshin seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Fenix throws a half hearted mid kick.
Fenix jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Matoshin takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

Fenix is rocked!
Matoshin throws a sloppy head kick and Fenix moves out of range easily.
Oh Fenix is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Fenix shoots and misses
and Matoshin cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Fenix 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.
Matoshin keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Fenix seems to have got his legs back now.
Fenix misses with a body kick.
Matoshin lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Toshi Matoshin is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Matoshin blocks the body kick.
Matoshin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fenix.
Fenix connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Matoshin's hands.
Matoshin has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Fenix.
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!
Fenix lands a nice forearm strike.
You can see the frustration on Matoshin's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Matoshin might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Fenix haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fenix throws a strike aimed at the side of Matoshin's head but Matoshin avoids it well.
Matoshin regains half guard.
Matoshin trying to hold on to Fenix's head to control him but Fenix postures up.
Matoshin regains full guard. Nicely done.
Fenix being controlled here momentarily.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Fenix's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Fenix passes Matoshin's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Matoshin is looking to control Fenix's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Matoshin avoid being mounted?

And that's the end of the fight!
Toshi Matoshin comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I have no idea who won that fight. Let's wait and see whether the judges are as confused as me! Time for a split decision perhaps?!. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Alan Glass scores the fight for Tristan Fenix!
Judge Gwen Towbar scores the fight as a draw!
Judge Wesley Smith scores the fight for Toshi Matoshin!

The fight ends as a draw!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
95%

 

 
 
 
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