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Event: UGD 100:Justice Vs Cotto     
Date:   Feb 16, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Biggie Righty Handy (ranked 271 p4p, 38 weight class) and Yes Man Sanchez (ranked 492 p4p, 65 weight class). Handy comes to the cage accompanied by National Anthem of USSR. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

202 cm
31
194 lbs
18 - 7 - 0
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27
201 lbs
19 - 10 - 1
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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 Amsterdam, Biggie Righty Handy!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Yes Man Sanchez!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Richard Clark and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Handy looks to score with a jab to the body but Sanchez is just out of range.
Handy lands with a straight right. Sanchez didn't see that one coming.
Biggie Righty Handy seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Handy thows a left - swing and a miss!
A solid leg kick lands there for Handy.
Handy lands a nice hook to Sanchez's body. Sanchez takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Handy wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Handy looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Handy throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Handy moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Handy slips a straight right by Sanchez.
A punch combination from Handy misses.
Handy uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sanchez.
Sanchez buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
A head kick by Handy misses
and Sanchez counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sanchez ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A slapping leg kick lands for Handy.
Handy tried to score with a low kick but Sanchez checks it.
A nice side step and Sanchez releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Handy 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.
Handy misses with a low kick.

Sanchez pushes Handy up against the cage in a clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Handy has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Sanchez softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Sanchez can't find room to land a body shot as Handy controls the action.
Sanchez blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sanchez lands a shoulder strike.
A short right from Sanchez.
Handy prevents a body shot from Sanchez.
Sanchez blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Handy lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Sanchez or not.
A nice right hand lands inside from Sanchez.
Handy misses with a short punch on the inside.
Handy misses with the head strike.
Sanchez blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Handy manages to break the clinch.
Handy wants to land a leg kick but Sanchez is out of range.
Sanchez fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Handy on the side of the head.
A cross from Sanchez lands.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Handy throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Sanchez sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Sanchez uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Handy.
A punch combination from Handy misses.
Sanchez doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Handy looks to score with a jab to the body but Sanchez is just out of range.
Sanchez only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Sanchez walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Sanchez scores with a crisp jab that stopped Handy in his tracks.

Sanchez fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Handy, pushing him back against the cage.
Sanchez is trying to stall.
Handy lands a hook to the side of the head.
Sanchez throws a punch but it's blocked by Handy.
Sanchez throws a punch but it's blocked by Handy.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Sanchez.
A nice left hand lands by Handy.

Handy manages to break the clinch.
Handy misses with a lunging right hand
and Sanchez counters with a stiff right hand.
Sanchez connects with a leg kick. Handy looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Handy scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Sanchez blocks a head kick by Handy.
Sanchez blocks a jab.
Handy really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Handy looks to land a body kick but Sanchez moved away.
Handy throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Handy lands a leg kick that knocks Sanchez off balance momentarily.
Sanchez swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

Sanchez clinches.
Handy tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Sanchez scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Handy misses with a punch on the inside.
Handy working hard to break the clinch.
Sanchez working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Sanchez trying to control the position but instead, Handy has worked for underhooks and has pushed Sanchez into the cage.
Sanchez lands with a short shot to the head.
Sanchez gets through Handy's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Handy fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Sanchez has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Handy seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Sanchez can turn it around.

Handy breaks from the clinch.
Handy throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A little jabbing left from Sanchez on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Handy scores with a jab. Sanchez acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Handy misses with the combination.
Sanchez steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Handy.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Handy throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Handy throws a shot from downtown. Sanchez moves away and avoids it.
Sanchez tries to close the distance and clinch but Handy swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Handy checks a low kick from Sanchez.
Sanchez scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Donk. Handy catches Sanchez right on the button with a cross.
Sanchez shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Handy eats them both and turns towards Sanchez to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Handy throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sanchez. Handy does a little dance to reset his feet.
Handy keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sanchez.
A slow jab from Handy misses its intended target.
Handy fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Sanchez doesn't manage to clinch there - Handy circles away.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sanchez avoids the head kick by Handy.
Sanchez swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Sanchez ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Handy lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Handy throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jab by Handy.
Handy uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sanchez.
Sanchez tries to land a front kick but Handy steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Sanchez uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Handy.
Handy scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Handy throws a jab when Sanchez was well out of range.
Sanchez looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A jab from Handy finds it's way through Sanchez's defenses.
Handy tries a head kick but it misses.
Sanchez throws a head kick but Handy moves out of range.
Sanchez tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Sanchez fails with an attempt to clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sanchez throws a low kick, looking for Handy's leg but Handy calmly moves out of range.
Handy throwing a counter right hand but Sanchez manages to avoid it.
Handy scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Handy throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sanchez misses with a lunging right hand
and Handy counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Handy throws a hook but Sanchez blocks it.
Sanchez ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A jab from Handy misses.
Biggie Righty Handy is winning the standup battle so far.
Sanchez throws a jab but it's blocked by Handy.
Handy tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Sanchez is able to avoid easily.
Sanchez avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Sanchez lands a head shot.
Sanchez looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Handy lands with an overhand left.
Sanchez misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Nice uppercut there from Handy.
Handy scores with a crisp jab that stopped Sanchez in his tracks.
A jab from Sanchez misses.
Handy throws a leg kick which misses Sanchez's front leg but catches the back leg as Sanchez tries to avoid it.
Sanchez takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Handy lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
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!

Sanchez moves into range and clinches up with Handy.
Sanchez tries to throw a body punch but Handy avoids it by throwing Sanchez back against the cage.
A right hand to the body from Handy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez wants to stall.
Sanchez lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Sanchez lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Sanchez lands a shoulder strike.
Sanchez's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Handy has a couple of punches blocked by Sanchez.
Handy wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Sanchez has him pressed against the cage.
Sanchez tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Handy's elbow.
Handy blocks a body shot from Sanchez.
Handy lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Handy lands with a light punch inside.
Handy lands with a short shot to the head.
Sanchez blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sanchez.
Sanchez scores with a hook to the body.
Handy lands with a left to the head.
Sanchez prevents a body shot from Handy.
Handy fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Sanchez lands a nice uppercut.
Sanchez tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez misses with a punch on the inside.

Handy pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Handy loads up on a big right hand but Sanchez slips the punch.
Sanchez doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Handy with a nice cross.
Handy throws a looping overhand right but Sanchez ducks down to avoid it.
Handy looks to land a combination but Sanchez avoids it well.
Sanchez takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Handy misses with the body kick
and Sanchez counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Handy connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Sanchez's hands.
Handy digs a good hook to Sanchez's body.
Sanchez tries to clinch but Handy moves out of range.
Good leg kick by Handy there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Handy throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Sanchez on the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sanchez lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Handy looks to throw the jab but Sanchez is out of range.
Sanchez wants to counter the offense by Handy and move into the clinch position.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Sanchez crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Handy - the referee stops the clock and Sanchez gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Handy. Sanchez manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Handy takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Handy will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Sanchez takes a swing at Handy's ribcage but misses.
A good leg kick by Handy.
Handy 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.
Sanchez tries to counter with a clinch but Handy shakes him off and moves away.
Sanchez fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Handy steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Sanchez.
Sanchez moves out of range of the body kick from Handy.
Handy scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Handy finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Handy pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Good shot there by Handy.
Sanchez just misses with a punch to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
The fighters circle momentarily. Handy darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Handy lands a nice hook to Sanchez's body. Sanchez takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Handy is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Handy swings away with a body shot that misses
and Sanchez counters with a nice leg kick.
Handy looks to land a body kick but Sanchez moved away.
Sanchez throws a jab when Handy was well out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Biggie Righty Handy dominated that second round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Sanchez misses with a leg kick.
Sanchez walks forward, straight into a front kick from Handy.
Handy thows a left - swing and a miss!
Handy uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sanchez.
Sanchez scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Handy is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Handy fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Sanchez on the side of the head.
Handy is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Sanchez can do to turn this around?
A punch lands to the side of Sanchez 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Sanchez is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Handy.
Sanchez has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Handy fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Handy dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Sanchez. That did some damage!
Handy throws a good cross that connects.
Handy works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Sanchez throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sanchez scores with a head kick. Handy tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Handy throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Handy ducks under a wild hook from Sanchez.
Sanchez throws a jab when Handy was well out of range.
As Sanchez backs away, Handy returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Handy walks into a stiff left hand from Sanchez.
Handy avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Sanchez tries to land a front kick but Handy steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Handy misses with a looping right.
Sanchez tries to close the distance and clinch up but Handy swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Handy slips under a jab from Sanchez.
Sanchez throws a lazy right hand but Handy sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Handy swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Sanchez bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sanchez takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Sanchez stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Handy.
Handy swats away the attempt to clinch by Sanchez.
Handy tries to bum rush Sanchez with a series of wild strikes but Sanchez uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Sanchez walks into a straight right hand from Handy.
Handy misses with an uppercut.
Sanchez walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Handy checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez drops his hands momentarily and Handy takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Sanchez throws a lazy right hand but Handy sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Handy throws a head kick that misses.
Sanchez has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Handy.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sanchez uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Handy.
Handy takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Sanchez swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Handy avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Sanchez uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Handy.
Handy throws an off balance right hand
and Handy takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Handy takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Sanchez moves out of range of the body kick from Handy.
Handy throws a nice inside leg kick.
Handy looks to land a left hand but Sanchez moved out of range nicely.
Sanchez stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Handy.
Sanchez missing with a left hand there. Handy was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Yes Man Sanchez has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez throws a combination. Handy tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Handy lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Handy throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sanchez keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sanchez looks to land a combination but Handy avoids it well.
Sanchez jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sanchez with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Handy loads up on a big right hand but Sanchez slips the punch.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Sanchez! But no joy.
Sanchez checks a leg kick.
Handy swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Handy lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Handy misses with an uppercut.
Handy avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Handy feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Sanchez throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Handy counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Handy chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Sanchez can pounce on him.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Good shot there by Handy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Handy throws the left hand but Sanchez avoids the punch easily.
A nice side step and Sanchez releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Sanchez ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Sanchez moves out of range of the leg kick from Handy.
Handy has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Sanchez.
Sanchez fakes the leg kick and cracks Handy in the body.
Sanchez misses with a low kick.
Handy swings away with a body shot that misses
and Sanchez counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Sanchez throws an overhand right that lands on Handy's shoulder, as Handy tries to avoid the shot.
Handy scores with a leg kick.
Handy takes one to the side of the head.
Sanchez throws a nice inside leg kick.
Handy connects with a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Handy moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Handy turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Sanchez throws out a loose jab but Handy uses good head movement to avoid it.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Biggie Righty Handy.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Handy, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 30:27
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 30:27
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Biggie Righty Handy!

Biggie Righty Handy bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: UGD 100:Justice Vs Cotto     
Date:   Feb 16, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Pako Laine (ranked 42 p4p, 5 weight class) and Archie Griffiths (ranked 165 p4p, 23 weight class). Laine comes to the cage accompanied by Nikke Ankara - Värifilmi. 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.

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33
146 lbs
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29
147 lbs
12 - 1 - 0
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Pako Laine!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Archie Griffiths!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Colin Fotheringham and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Laine lands a glancing blow to the side of Griffiths's head.
Griffiths takes a shot right to the bread basket.
A big left from Laine misses.
Griffiths slips under a jab from Laine.
Griffiths misses with an attempted mid kick.
Laine checks a low kick from Griffiths.
Griffiths throws a leg kick but Laine sees it coming and moves out of range.
Jab from Laine.
Griffiths tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Griffiths turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Laine misses with a looping right.
Laine misses with the combination.
Griffiths closes the distance and lands a one-two.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Griffiths misses with a body punch
and Laine counters with a good low kick that Griffiths was not able to check.
Griffiths lands a two punch combo.

Laine closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Griffiths did well to prevent Laine getting side control.
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.

Laine seems to be working for a kimura but Griffiths defends the submission attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Griffiths avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Laine.
Griffiths trying to control from the bottom.

Laine seems to be working for a kimura but Griffiths defends the submission attempt.

Laine is working for a kimura but Griffiths is defending it quite comfortably.
Griffiths is looking for a sweep. Laine is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

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.
Laine trying to control from half guard but Griffiths is working away.
Laine wants to advance to full mount but Griffiths doesn't think that's going to happen and regains full guard instead.
Griffiths has his hands on Laine's head, controlling the position.
Laine pushes down on Griffiths's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Laine sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Griffiths defending well though.
Griffiths keeping control of the position.
Griffiths is refusing to be controlled, as Laine sits in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Laine keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Laine looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Laine is trying to work for a kimura but Griffiths is defending well.
Laine seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Griffiths does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Griffiths wants to get back to full guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Laine tries to clinch there but Griffiths circles away.
Griffiths throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Laine sees it coming and avoids it easily.
An attempted straight right counter from Laine misses the target.

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.
Laine misses with an uppercut
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Laine pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Archie Griffiths is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Griffiths connects with a good right hand that stumbles Laine. Laine circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Nice defenses there by Griffiths.
Laine misses with an attempted mid kick.
Laine shoots for a double leg takedown but Griffiths sprawls well. He's pushed Laine's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Laine throws a low kick, looking for Griffiths's leg but Griffiths calmly moves out of range.
Laine misses with a low kick.
Pako Laine seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Griffiths throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Laine misses with a low kick.
Laine cracks Griffiths with a good jab.
Laine throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Griffiths on the side of the head.
Laine tries to clinch
and Griffiths counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Griffiths misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Griffiths moves out of range of the strikes.
Griffiths lands a jab to the head.
Griffiths misses with a double jab
and Laine counters with a nice body shot.
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 Pako Laine will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Good work by Laine as he checks the leg kick.
Nice shot lands for Laine.
Griffiths keeps Laine at a distance using the push kick.
Griffiths checks a leg kick.
Griffiths wants to counter the offense by Laine and move into the clinch position.
Griffiths ducks under a wild hook from Laine.
Griffiths ducks under a wild hook from Laine.
Griffiths looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Laine tests Griffiths's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Laine throws a sloppy head kick

and Griffiths counters by moving into the clinch.
Griffiths lands a right hand.
Laine with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Laine doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch on the inside from Laine fails to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice body punch from Laine.
Griffiths throws a head punch that misses.
Laine misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Griffiths's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Laine misses with a punch on the inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Griffiths escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Griffiths 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 Laine has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Laine and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Griffiths misses with a body shot.
Griffiths tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Laine moves out of range of the body kick.
Laine throws a lazy right hand but Griffiths sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Laine looks to score with a jab to the body but Griffiths is just out of range.
Griffiths takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Laine uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Griffiths.
Laine throws a leg kick that misses.
Griffiths lands a nice looking body kick.
Griffiths just misses with a punch to the body.
Laine throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Griffiths sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Griffiths lands the left hand.
Laine blocks the body kick.
Laine checks the leg kick nicely there.
It looked like Laine wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Griffiths swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Laine was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Griffiths throws a head kick that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Laine on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Griffiths slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Griffiths lands a leg kick that knocks Laine off balance momentarily.
Griffiths blocks a head kick by Laine.
Griffiths scores with a hook to the body. Laine takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Laine misses with a wild body shot.
Griffiths looks for the body kick but Laine saw that one coming.
Laine throws a nice outside leg kick.
Laine blocks a head kick by Griffiths.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Laine crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Griffiths - the referee stops the clock and Laine gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Griffiths. Laine manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Griffiths staying out of range there.
Griffiths avoids the body shot from Laine.
Laine slips a jab and a cross from Griffiths.
It looked like Laine wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

Laine closes the distance and pushes Griffiths back into the cage.
Griffiths lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Griffiths lands a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Laine swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Griffiths wants to get back to striking at distance but Laine won't allow it.
Nice body punch from Laine.
Griffiths misses with a punch on the inside.
Laine has Griffiths pressed against the cage, preventing Griffiths from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Griffiths looking to slow down the pace here.
Laine misses with a punch to the body.
Laine's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Laine using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Griffiths has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Griffiths working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Griffiths has a couple of punches blocked by Laine.

Griffiths breaks from the clinch.
Griffiths blocks a low kick nicely.
A shot to the liver by Laine. Beautiful body shot.
Laine misses with a leg kick

and Griffiths counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Griffiths.

Griffiths pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Laine connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Laine looks to score with a jab to the body but Griffiths is just out of range.
No joy there for Griffiths, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Griffiths thuds his shin into the meat of Laine's side.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Laine missing with a left hand there. Griffiths was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Laine misses with a lunging right hand
and Griffiths counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Griffiths on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
A slapping leg kick lands for Laine.
Laine tries to clinch up.
Griffiths avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Laine scores with a kick to the body.
Laine pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Laine lands a really nice looking cross but Griffiths seems unphased.
Griffiths thows a left - swing and a miss!

Laine moves into the clinch.
Laine lands a knee to the body.
Griffiths looking to stall.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Griffiths moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Griffiths takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Laine moves out of range of the body kick.
Laine defending well as Griffiths loads up on a big left hand.
Griffiths stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Laine.
Griffiths lands a jab to the nose.
Griffiths tries a head kick but it misses.
Laine throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Griffiths.
Griffiths checks a low kick from Laine.
Laine keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Laine swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Griffiths drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
A combination from Laine does no damage.
Laine sets himself, and Griffiths steps forward looking for the clinch! Laine avoids it this time.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Laine, as that shot connected.
A clash of legs there as Laine blocks the low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Laine misses with a wild combination.

Laine darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Laine wants to lay and pray for a moment but Griffiths keeps working.

Laine is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Griffiths doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Laine.
Griffiths slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths is controlling Laine's posture.
Griffiths is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Laine wants to get back to full guard.
Laine wants to control but Griffiths is keeping busy.

Laine looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Griffiths is trying to control the action in half guard but Laine is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Laine is looking to get full guard. It looks like he might be successful but at the last minute Griffiths jumps into side control!
Laine tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Griffiths wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Griffiths is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
Laine looks to move to half guard but instead Griffiths has passed into mount! Damn!
Griffiths controlling the position easily from mount.

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.
Laine tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Laine is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Laine slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Griffiths prevents Laine from improving his position.
Laine trying to get back to full guard but Griffiths takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Laine is working to get back to half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Archie Griffiths just about did enough to take it.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Laine circles away from the clinch attempt.
Laine avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Laine lands a really nice looking cross but Griffiths seems unphased.
Pako Laine is winning the standup battle so far.
Griffiths swats away the attempt to clinch by Laine.
Griffiths doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Laine lands with a straight right. Griffiths didn't see that one coming.
Griffiths misses with a wild body shot.
Griffiths looks to score with a jab to the body but Laine is just out of range.
A good leg kick by Griffiths.
Laine tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Griffiths was well out of range. Poor timing from Laine.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Laine bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Griffiths's head.
Laine lands a leg kick that knocks Griffiths off balance momentarily.
Griffiths doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Griffiths throws a poor cross that misses
and Laine counters with a thumping low kick.
Griffiths jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Laine tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Griffiths lands a leg kick that knocks Laine off balance momentarily.
Laine bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Griffiths's head.
Laine lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Laine 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.
Griffiths connects with a jab.
Laine lands a nice leg kick that just misses Griffiths's sensitive parts.
Laine uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Griffiths has time to react.
Laine lands with a cross.
Laine throws a leg kick but Griffiths sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Griffiths uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Laine has time to react.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Laine thows a left - swing and a miss!
Griffiths lands with a nice body punch.
Griffiths scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Griffiths looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Laine throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Griffiths counters with a nice uppercut.
Laine shoots in and drives through. Griffiths sprawls well.

Griffiths pushes Laine up against the cage in a clinch.
Laine tries to throw a body punch but Griffiths avoids it by throwing Laine back against the cage.
Laine tries to throw a body punch but Griffiths avoids it by throwing Laine back against the cage.
Laine misses with a knee to the head.
Griffiths throws an elbow but it misses.
Griffiths throws a head punch that misses.
Griffiths lands a left hand.
Griffiths can't find room to land a body shot as Laine controls the action.
Laine misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Griffiths misses with a hook from the clinch.
Laine has a couple of punches blocked by Griffiths.
A nice right hand lands inside from Laine.
Griffiths throws a punch but it's blocked by Laine.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Griffiths.
Laine has Griffiths pressed against the cage, preventing Griffiths from circling away and getting back to striking at range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths struggles to land a body shot inside as Laine controls his hands.
Griffiths misses with a punch on the inside.
Griffiths presses Laine against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Griffiths tries a body shot but Laine blocks it.
Griffiths blocks a body shot from Laine.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Griffiths manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Griffiths tries a body shot but Laine blocks it.
Laine misses with a punch on the inside.
Griffiths's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Griffiths creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Griffiths.
Griffiths stalling.
Griffiths swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Laine pushes Griffiths back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Griffiths creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Griffiths misses with a punch to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Laine gets through Griffiths's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Laine softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Archie Griffiths seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.

Laine gets double underhooks and manages to take the fight to the ground.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Griffiths working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Laine.
Laine slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Laine wants to control but Griffiths is keeping him busy.
Laine slows the pace down.
Griffiths can't do much from the bottom here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pako Laine had his way with Archie Griffiths in 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. This is the final round!



Griffiths takes the fight into the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Griffiths.
Laine is trying to pull guard but Griffiths has him pressed against the cage.
Griffiths lands a nice shot to the body.
Laine throws a punch but it's blocked by Griffiths.
Laine lands with a left to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Laine.
Griffiths throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Laines head.
Griffiths blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short right from Griffiths on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A short right from Griffiths on the inside.
Laine misses with a knee to the head.
Griffiths lands a right hand that snaps the head of Laine backwards.
Griffiths has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Laine seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Griffiths can turn it around.
Laine scores with a shoulder strike.
Laine missing with knees to the body.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Laine throws a leg kick
and Griffiths counters with a straight right hand.
Griffiths throws a nice inside leg kick.
Laine lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Laine lands a nice leg kick that just misses Griffiths's sensitive parts.
Griffiths works the jab nicely.
Laine moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Laine scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Griffiths walks into a stiff left hand from Laine.
Laine throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Griffiths sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Griffiths has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Laine misses with a leg kick
and Griffiths counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Laine looks to land a body kick but Griffiths moved away.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Decent striking displayed by Griffiths there.
Laine misses with an uppercut
and Griffiths counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Griffiths takes a swing at Laine's ribcage but misses.
Griffiths uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Laine.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Laine checks a low kick from Griffiths.
Laine fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Griffiths on the side of the head.
Laine swings widly with a right hand
and Griffiths cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A jab from Griffiths misses.
Griffiths throws a shot from downtown. Laine moves away and avoids it.
Laine takes a kick to the side of the head.
Laine misses with a wild combination.
Griffiths displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Laine throws out the jab.
Griffiths misses with a wild body shot.
Laine throws a combination that misses
and Griffiths counters with a nice uppercut.
Laine fails with an attempt to clinch.
Laine throws a quick inside leg kick.

Griffiths gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Laine is stalling in the full guard.
Griffiths wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Laine postures up.
Griffiths keeping full guard, as Laine tries to pass.
Laine pushing down on Griffiths's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Griffiths tries to roll over but Laine keeps him under control.

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.
Griffiths is trying is best to control the position here.
Pako Laine overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Laine controlling the action here.
Laine tries to pass to full mount but Griffiths defends it.
Laine wants to take a breather but Griffiths is having none of it.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Archie Griffiths.
I think Griffiths 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 Steven Brown scores the fight 50:45
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 47:48
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 50:46

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Pako Laine!

Pako Laine 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.
S C
A
G S C
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
60%

 

Event: MMMA 62 Spector vs Cabrera     
Date:   Feb 11, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Marc Spector (ranked 76 p4p, 4 weight class) and Helix Cabrera (ranked 457 p4p, 23 weight class). Cabrera has chosen Security! Mean muggin Helix is about to assault the whole opposing camp! as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Marc Spector!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Nard Betker and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cabrera goes for a double leg but Spector avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Spector continues to drive forward.
Spector tried to counter with a leg kick but Cabrera avoided it.
Spector tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Cabrera misses with a few strikes there.
A clash of legs there as Cabrera blocks the low kick.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Spector moves into range and connects with a jab.
Spector feints and then cracks Cabrera's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Cabrera down.
Spector lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Cabrera swings for the body but Spector moves out of range.
Spector on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Cabrera scores with a head kick.
Nice uppercut there from Cabrera.
Cabrera is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A leg kick checked by Spector.
Spector misses with a hook.
Cabrera slips a straight right by Spector.
Spector missing with a left hand there. Cabrera was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Spector comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Cabrera takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Cabrera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Spector cracks Cabrera with an open hand slap.
Spector fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cabrera manages to avoid it.
A swing and a miss from Cabrera.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Spector misses with a kick to the body.
Spector throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Spector misses with a wild body shot.
Spector turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Cabrera looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Cabrera thumps Spector with a low kick.
Cabrera keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cabrera scores with a leg kick.
Marc Spector is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Cabrera throws out a loose jab but Spector uses good head movement to avoid it.
Spector fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Cabrera has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Spector misses the shot to the body.
Spector scores with a hook to the body. Cabrera takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Spector fails with an attempt to clinch.
A slow jab from Cabrera misses its intended target.
An attempted straight right counter from Spector misses the target.
Spector avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Cabrera throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Spector's head.
Nice cross by Cabrera.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cabrera walks forward, straight into a front kick from Spector.
Nice defenses there by Spector.
Cabrera throws a jab when Spector was well out of range.
Spector swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Spector counters with an outside leg kick.
Cabrera moves out of range of the leg kick from Spector.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Spector moved away.
Cabrera misses with a looping left.
Cabrera drops his hands momentarily and Spector takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Cabrera throws an off balance right hand
and Spector counters with a body kick.
Cabrera misses with a jab to the body
and Spector counters with an inside leg kick.
Cabrera misses with a looping left.
Cabrera throws a leg kick
letting Spector counter with a right hand.
Spector keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cabrera tries to score with a low kick but Spector moves his leg out of the way.
Spector scores with a nice body kick.
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Spector.
Jab from Spector.
Cabrera lands with a hook. Spector tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Cabrera ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Spector moves away.
A big left from Cabrera misses.
Spector throws a sloppy head kick
and Cabrera cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Cabrera has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Spector.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Spector misses the jab.
Cabrera looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Donk. Cabrera catches Spector right on the button with a cross.
Cabrera takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Cabrera takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Spector throws a half hearted mid kick.
Spector pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Spector throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cabrera looks to throw the jab but Spector is out of range.
Cabrera avoids the head kick by Spector.
A little jabbing left from Cabrera on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Cabrera lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Cabrera tries a head kick but it misses.

Spector closes the distance and clinches.
Spector tries a body shot but Cabrera blocks it.
Cabrera goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Cabrera's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Cabrera avoids the body shot from Spector.
Cabrera misses with an uppercut. Spector saw that one coming.
A swing and a miss from Cabrera.
Spector swings for the body but Cabrera moves out of range.
Cabrera fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Spector avoids it really well and circles away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cabrera lands with a cross.
A leg kick checked by Spector.
Spector moves out of range as Cabrera strikes.
Cabrera ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Cabrera throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Spector swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Cabrera's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Spector throws an overhand right that lands on Cabrera's shoulder, as Cabrera tries to avoid the shot.
Spector tries to clinch but Cabrera moves out of range.
Spector is looking to slow Cabrera down with leg kicks.
Spector slips under a jab.
Spector misses with a low kick.
Cabrera misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Spector bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Spector explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Spector ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
Spector connects with a solid leg kick.
Cabrera keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Spector.
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 Marc Spector will probably get the nod.
That's time! Spector's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Spector lands the left hand.
Spector lands with a straight right. Cabrera didn't see that one coming.
Cabrera moves out of range of the body kick from Spector.
A jab from Cabrera does it's job there.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Spector checks a leg kick.
A head kick misses from Spector.
A little jabbing left from Cabrera on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Cabrera blocks a low kick nicely.
Spector moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Spector stuffs the takedown attempt from Cabrera. Cabrera gets slowly back to his feet.
Spector tries to land a body kick
and Cabrera counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Cabrera throws a solid leg kick but Spector takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Cabrera.
Cabrera fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Spector loads up on a big right hand but Cabrera slips the punch.
Cabrera looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Spector connects with a looping right hand.
Spector connects with a leg kick. Cabrera looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Spector misses with a looping left.
Cabrera with a hook.
Cabrera connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Cabrera misses with a wild combination.
As Cabrera backs away, Spector returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice uppercut lands for Cabrera. That snapped Spector's head back.
Cabrera scoring well with a low kick there.
Spector ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cabrera moves away.
Cabrera misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Cabrera feints and then cracks Spector's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Spector down.
Cabrera throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
As Cabrera backs away, Spector returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Cabrera has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Spector.
Spector waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Cabrera.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Spector avoids the punch easily.
As Cabrera backs away, Spector returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
A big left from Cabrera misses.
Spector stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Spector lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Cabrera at a distance.
Spector looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Spector uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Cabrera throws an overhand right that lands on Spector's shoulder, as Spector tries to avoid the shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Spector tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Cabrera moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
The fighters circling - Cabrera throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Spector throws a body punch but Cabrera moves out of range.
Spector moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Cabrera looks to score with a jab to the body but Spector is just out of range.
Spector throws a quick counter head kick but Cabrera was just out of range.
Spector lands with a thumping leg kick.
Cabrera swings widly with a right hand
and Spector counters with a leg kick.
Marc Spector is winning the standup battle so far.
Spector uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Cabrera.
Cabrera turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Spector bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Spector jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Spector. Cabrera shrugs it off though.
Cabrera looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Spector is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Cabrera.
A punch combination from Cabrera misses.
Cabrera connects with the punch.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Cabrera.
Cabrera tests Spector's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Spector lands an overhand right.
Spector lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Spector throws a jab when Cabrera was well out of range.
Spector pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Cabrera connects with a jab.
Cabrera fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Spector manages to avoid it.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Spector.
Spector misses with a wild body shot.
Cabrera slips under a jab from Spector.
Cabrera swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Spector slips under a jab.
Spector looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
The fighters circle momentarily. Cabrera darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Good standup being displayed there by Cabrera as he connects with a hook.
Spector avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Spector connects with a solid leg kick.
Cabrera moves out of range of the leg kick from Spector.
Spector connects with a right hand. Cabrera shakes it off.
Cabrera throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Spector counters with a left to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Spector throws a quick inside leg kick.
Spector stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Cabrera.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Spector throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Cabrera.
Cabrera avoids the body shot from Spector.
Spector just misses with a punch to the body.
Cabrera misses with a leg kick
and Spector counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Cabrera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Spector connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Spector swings for the body but Cabrera moves out of range.
Spector scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Cabrera doesn't seem bothered though.
Spector uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Cabrera.
Spector ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cabrera moves away.
Cabrera takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Cabrera has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Spector.
Cabrera pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Cabrera throws out a loose jab but Spector uses good head movement to avoid it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Spector lands with a cross.
A slow jab from Cabrera misses its intended target.
Spector throws a nice inside leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Cabrera. Spector does a little dance to reset his feet.
Spector ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Marc Spector will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Spector uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Spector throwing a counter right hand but Cabrera manages to avoid it.
Spector avoids the head kick by Cabrera.
Spector feinted there with a counter leg kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Spector misses the target.
Cabrera now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Cabrera uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Spector.
A chopping leg kick lands by Cabrera.
Cabrera lands with a thumping leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Cabrera.
Spector looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Spector lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Spector takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.
Spector throws a solid leg kick but Cabrera takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Spector.
Spector is looking to slow Cabrera down with leg kicks.
Spector looking to land some kicks to the body here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Spector.
Spector fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Cabrera is out of range.
Spector lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Cabrera slips a straight right by Spector.
Spector tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera swings for the body but Spector moves out of range.
Cabrera throws out a leg kick but Spector moves out of range and Cabrera only half commits.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a good cross that connects.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Spector sprawls well. Spector wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Cabrera gets slowly back to his feet.
Cabrera takes a swing at Spector's ribcage but misses.
Spector moves out of range of the leg kick from Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a front kick that sends Spector stumbling back into the cage.
A solid body kick from Spector.
Cabrera throws a right and a left that both miss.
Cabrera has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Cabrera there as he acknowledges the shot.
Spector finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Spector scores with a crisp jab that stopped Cabrera in his tracks.
Spector tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Cabrera is able to avoid easily.
Cabrera swings widly with a right hand
and Spector counters with a thumping low kick.
Spector tests Cabrera's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Cabrera has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Spector ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
Spector missing with a left hand there. Cabrera was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cabrera throws a predictable looking body shot
and Spector cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice cross by Spector.
Cabrera throws out a leg kick but Spector moves out of range and Cabrera only half commits.
Spector throws a wild body kick that Cabrera sees coming a mile off.
Cabrera blocks a head kick by Spector.
Spector connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Cabrera misses with a low kick.
Spector lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Cabrera wants to land a leg kick but Spector is out of range.
Spector lands with an uppercut that bounces Cabrera off the cage and back into range.
Crunch! Cabrera slams his shin into Spector's torso.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Spector avoids the punch easily.

Spector gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Spector.
Cabrera blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Spector lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Spector misses with some punches.
Cabrera blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Spector.
Spector scores with a nice hook to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Spector swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Spector lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Spector lands a right hand that snaps the head of Cabrera backwards.
Spector throws a head punch that misses.
Spector blocks a body shot from Cabrera.
Spector throws a punch but it's blocked by Cabrera.
Cabrera wants to break the clinch but can't.
Cabrera lands a hook to the side of the head.

Cabrera breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Cabrera loads up on a big right hand but Spector slips the punch.
Spector throws a leg kick that misses.
Cabrera throws a nice inside leg kick.
Spector tests Cabrera's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Spector pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Spector lands a head kick!
Cabrera connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Spector's hands.
Spector thuds his right hand into Cabrera's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Spector scores with a shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Spector keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Spector, right into the meat.
Spector misses with a body kick.
Cabrera throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Cabrera takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Spector misses with an uppercut. Cabrera saw that one coming.
Spector throws a low kick but it's checked well by Cabrera.
Cabrera looks to score with a jab to the body but Spector is just out of range.
Spector ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cabrera moves away.
Cabrera connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Spector's hands.
Cabrera lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Spector cracks Cabrera with a right hand to the side of the head.
Cabrera moves out of range of the leg kick from Spector.
Cabrera checks the leg kick.
A slow jab from Cabrera misses its intended target.

Spector forces Cabrera back against the cage and clinches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Marc Spector clearly takes that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Spector lands a nice hook to Cabrera's body. Cabrera takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Spector lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Spector throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Spector scores with a jab. Cabrera acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Cabrera shoots in but no luck this time.
Spector tried to counter with a leg kick but Cabrera avoided it.
That kick from Spector tenderised Cabrera's leg. Cabrera is trying to keep his angry face on.
Cabrera blocks a jab.
Cabrera misses with a looping left.
Spector throws a leg kick but Cabrera sees it coming and moves out of range.
Cabrera throws a looping overhand right but Spector ducks down to avoid it.
Horrible takedown attempt by Cabrera or perhaps it was just good defense by Spector, which made it look bad.
Spector uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Cabrera.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice uppercut there from Spector.
A looping hook to the body misses from Spector. Cabrera does a little dance to reset his feet.
Cabrera walks into a straight right hand from Spector.
Spector takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Spector is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Cabrera doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Spector.
The fighters circling - Cabrera throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Spector looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Spector uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Cabrera.
Spector throws a hook but Cabrera blocks it.
Spector throws a body punch but Cabrera moves out of range.
Cabrera takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
A slapping leg kick lands for Cabrera.
Spector is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Cabrera can do to turn this around?
Spector pulls out of a head kick attempt.
It seemed like Cabrera was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Cabrera keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Spector takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Spector lands with an uppercut that bounces Cabrera off the cage and back into range.
Cabrera keeps the fight on the outside.
Cabrera throws a nice looking combination but Spector bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
It looked like Spector wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Cabrera misses with a leg kick
enabling Spector to counter with a crisp jab.
Spector misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.
Spector looks to land a body kick but Cabrera moved away.
Cabrera changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Spector.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Spector throws a head kick that Cabrera semi-blocks.
A solid leg kick lands there for Spector.
Cabrera misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Cabrera takes one to the side of the head.
Cabrera lands with an overhand left.
A clash of legs there as Spector blocks the low kick.
Spector fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Cabrera has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Cabrera moves out of range as Spector strikes.
Spector tries to land a front kick but Cabrera steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Cabrera throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Cabrera takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
A low kick from Spector misses
and Cabrera counters with a nice uppercut.
A bone on bone clash there as Cabrera blocks the leg kick.
Cabrera tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Spector takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Cabrera takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Spector. Cabrera does a little dance to reset his feet.
Cabrera moves out of range of the body kick from Spector.
Spector swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Spector scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Spector throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Spector throws out a leg kick but Cabrera moves out of range and Spector only half commits.
A jab from Cabrera misses.
Cabrera moves out of range as Spector strikes.
Cabrera takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Spector misses with a jab, cross combination.
Cabrera pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Spector jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Spector misses with a looping right.
Spector moves out of range as Cabrera strikes.
A nice leg kick lands there from Spector.
Spector connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Cabrera drops his hands momentarily and Spector takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
A swing and a miss from Spector.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Spector avoids the punch easily.
Cabrera missing with a left hand there. Spector was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A jab from Spector misses.
It seemed like Cabrera was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Cabrera throws a jab but it's blocked by Spector.
Spector half committed to a counter leg kick.
Spector throws a head kick that misses.
Cabrera digs a good hook to Spector's body.
Spector throws a head kick but Cabrera moves out of range.
Cabrera misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Spector.
Spector walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Cabrera checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Cabrera lands with a cross.
Spector throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Cabrera buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Spector misses with an uppercut.
Spector throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cabrera walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Cabrera lands with a nice body punch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Cabrera misses with a kick to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Marc Spector had his way with Helix Cabrera in that round.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Cabrera avoids the body shot from Spector.
Spector throws a push kick but Cabrera slaps the foot to one side.
Spector misses with an uppercut
letting Cabrera counter with a right hand.
A punch lands to the side of Spector 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Cabrera jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
A swing and a miss from Cabrera.
Spector was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Cabrera looks for a takedown but Spector sprawls well.
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Spector uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Cabrera.
Cabrera moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Cabrera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Spector.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
No joy there for Cabrera, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
A looping hook to the body misses from Spector. Cabrera does a little dance to reset his feet.
Cabrera misses with a hook.
Cabrera is looking to slow Spector down with leg kicks.
Cabrera walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Spector is looking to score with low kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Spector throws a solid leg kick but Cabrera takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Spector.
Cabrera is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Cabrera ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Spector moves away.
Spector takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Spector.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Cabrera.
A leg kick checked by Spector.
Cabrera misses with a kick to the body.
A punch combination from Spector misses.
Cabrera is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Spector.
Cabrera throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Spector counter with a right hand.
Spector thuds a left hand into Cabrera's body.
A nice leg kick lands there from Spector.
Spector looks to score with a jab to the body but Cabrera is just out of range.
Spector throws a front kick aimed at Cabrera's knee but Cabrera avoids it well.
Cabrera lands with an overhand left.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Spector pushes Cabrera away with a front kick.
Cabrera throws a hook to the side of Spector's head but Spector sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Helix Cabrera has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a leg kick that misses.
Spector throws a head kick but Cabrera moves out of range.
Spector moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Cabrera scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Spector looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Spector clobbers Cabrera with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Spector thuds a left hand into Cabrera's body.
Cabrera connects with a solid leg kick.
A jab from Spector finds it's way through Cabrera's defenses.
Nice cross by Spector.
Cabrera cracks Spector with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
A head kick misses from Cabrera.
Spector looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Cabrera swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Cabrera just misses with a punch to the body.
Cabrera misses with a looping right.
Cabrera takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Cabrera throws a head kick that misses.
Cabrera is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Spector swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Cabrera.
Spector scoring well with a low kick there.
Cabrera misses with a shot to the body
and Spector finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Cabrera wants to land a leg kick but Spector is out of range.
Spector moves in looking to clinch but Cabrera pushes him off.
Spector scores with a decent looking hook.
Cabrera misses with a low kick.
Spector feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Cabreras jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Spector misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.
Spector connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Cabrera tries a low kick but Spector avoids it.
Spector tries to clinch but Cabrera moves out of range.
Spector scores with a decent looking hook.
Cabrera throws a jab when Spector was well out of range.
Decent striking displayed by Spector there.
Cabrera avoids the body shot from Spector.
Spector pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Cabrera changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Spector manages to avoid it.
Spector lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Cabrera throws a predictable looking body shot
and Cabrera takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A nice leg kick lands there from Spector.
Cabrera lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Cabrera connects with a good right hand that stumbles Spector. Spector circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Cabrera lands a jab to the head.
Cabrera with a nice cross.
Spector scores with a punch to the head.
Nice cross by Cabrera.
Spector buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Spector lands with a kick to the ribs.
Cabrera misses with a shot to the body
and Spector counters with a two punch combo.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Spector ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Nice shot by Cabrera.
Spector dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Cabrera tries to land a front kick but Spector steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

And that's the end of the fight!
Marc Spector showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Spector 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight 50:45
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight 50:45
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Marc Spector!

Marc Spector retains his bantamweight title!
Post fight, an emotional Marc Spector said 'Singh is a beast. I am a huge fan'.
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Event: Syn 564 - Invasion     
Date:   Feb 10, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Charlie Lim (ranked 318 p4p, 39 weight class) and Wu Fei Chung (ranked 253 p4p, 30 weight class). Lim kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Kamelot - Abandoned. Fei Chung comes into a darkened arena with his song building. God of Gamblers kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

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148 lbs
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31
146 lbs
17 - 9 - 0
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Insanely flexible
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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 29 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Charlie Lim!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Wu Fei Chung!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Paul Tew and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fei Chung on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Lim. Lim obviously looking to wear him down.
Fei Chung takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Fei Chung throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Lim swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Fei Chung swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Lim swings for the body but Fei Chung moves out of range.
Fei Chung misses with a looping right.
Lim misses with a wild combination.
As Lim backs off Fei Chung throws a huge counter combo but Lim manages to avoid it all.
Fei Chung takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Fei Chung throws a head kick that Lim semi-blocks.
A chopping leg kick lands by Lim.
Fei Chung keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Lim.
Fei Chung jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Lim lands with a straight right. Fei Chung didn't see that one coming.
Lim lands with a right hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Lim connects with a single shot there.
Lim misses with a right hand
and Fei Chung counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lim tries to work over Fei Chung's front leg with a kick but Fei Chung checks it.
Fei Chung let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Lim throws a shot from downtown. Fei Chung moves away and avoids it.
Lim ducks under a wild hook from Fei Chung.
Lim misses with an uppercut. Fei Chung saw that one coming.
Charlie Lim is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Fei Chung slips under a jab from Lim.
Fei Chung bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fei Chung follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Lim lands a lovely overhand right.
A jab from Lim does it's job there.
Lim takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Fei Chung throws a leg kick which misses Lim's front leg but catches the back leg as Lim tries to avoid it.
Lim stuns Fei Chung with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Fei Chung slips a straight right by Lim.
Fei Chung steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Lim.
Lim tried to score with a low kick but Fei Chung checks it.
Lim will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Lim misses with a right hand
and Fei Chung cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Good work by Lim as he checks the leg kick.
A clash of legs there as Fei Chung blocks the low kick.
Fei Chung avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Fei Chung drops his hands momentarily and Lim takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Lim misses with an attempted mid kick.
Lim throws out a loose jab but Fei Chung uses good head movement to avoid it.
A slow jab from Lim misses its intended target.
Fei Chung looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Lim connects with a body shot that sends Fei Chung's belly button to the back.
Lim throws out a loose jab but Fei Chung uses good head movement to avoid it.
Lim connects with a solid leg kick.
Lim misses with a looping right.
Fei Chung checks a low kick from Lim.
Fei Chung looks to land a body kick but Lim moved away.
Fei Chung darts in looking for a takedown but Lim gets double underhooks and turns Fei Chung into the cage.
Fei Chung swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Lim lands with a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fei Chung dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Lim cracks a nice hook into Fei Chung's ribs.
Lim looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Lim loads up on a big right hand but Fei Chung slips the punch.
Fei Chung looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Lim dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Fei Chung. That did some damage!
Fei Chung connects with a leg kick. Lim looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Charlie Lim seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Lim connects with a solid leg kick.
Lim throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Fei Chung looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Lim rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Fei Chung makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Lim really felt that one!
An inside leg kick lands from Lim.
The fighters circling - Lim throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Fei Chung looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Lim misses with a head kick.
Lim chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Fei Chung can pounce on him.
Fei Chung ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Fei Chung ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Lim moves away.
Fei Chung takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lim walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Lim connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Fei Chung's hands.
Lim misses with a leg kick.
Fei Chung takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Lim lands with a kick to the ribs.
Lim throws a leg kick that is checked
and Fei Chung counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Lim chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Fei Chung shoots in for a double leg but Lim sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Lim is looking to chop away at Fei Chung's legs.
Lim pivots, looking for a leg kick but Fei Chung is out of range and Lim settles back down.
Fei Chung walks into a straight right hand from Lim.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Lim lands a nice looking body shot.
Fei Chung displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Lim throws out the jab.
An inside leg kick from Fei Chung misses.
Lim lands with a cross.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Charlie Lim 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.


Lim throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lim lands a front kick.
Fei Chung takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Lim throws a chopping leg kick but Fei Chung manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Lim rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Fei Chung moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Fei Chung throws a low kick but Lim avoids it.
Fei Chung moves out of range of the body kick from Lim.
Lim bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Lim moves into range and connects with a jab.
Lim connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Lim takes a jab right on the kisser.
Lim throws an overhand right that lands on Fei Chung's shoulder, as Fei Chung tries to avoid the shot.
Lim checks a low kick from Fei Chung.
Fei Chung scores with a leg kick.
Lim pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Fei Chung feints a counter leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fei Chung misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Lim.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lim pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
No joy there for Lim, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Lim throws the left hand but Fei Chung avoids the punch easily.
Fei Chung jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Fei Chung takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Fei Chung looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Lim scores with a three punch combo!
Fei Chung lands a nice looking kick to the body. Lim takes a step back to recover.
Fei Chung checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Fei Chung lands with a right hand.
Fei Chung's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Fei Chung drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Fei Chung clobbers Lim with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Lim scores with a head kick. Fei Chung tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Lim looks to land a left hand but Fei Chung moved out of range nicely.
Fei Chung was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Fei Chung walks into a stiff left hand from Lim.
Charlie Lim is winning the standup battle so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lim takes one to the chin there.
Lim thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Lim, right into the meat.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Lim, as that shot connected.
Fei Chung misses with a hook.
Lim throws a good cross that connects.
Lim throws a quick inside leg kick.
A leg kick checked by Fei Chung.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Fei Chung! But no joy.
Lim throws a lazy uppercut
and Fei Chung counters with a nice low kick that buckles Lim's knee momentarily.
Fei Chung defending well as Lim loads up on a big left hand.
A big right from Lim misses.
Fei Chung changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Fei Chung moves out of range of the body kick.
A swing and a miss from Lim.
Lim swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fei Chung loads up on a big right hand but Lim slips the punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Fei Chung.
Lim throws a front kick aimed at Fei Chung's knee but Fei Chung avoids it well.
Fei Chung drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Lim defends it well.
Lim throws a half hearted mid kick.
Fei Chung walks forward, straight into a front kick from Lim.
Lim tried to score with a low kick but Fei Chung checks it.
Fei Chung steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Lim misses with an uppercut. Fei Chung saw that one coming.
Fei Chung drops his hands momentarily and Lim takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Lim lands a leg kick that knocks Fei Chung off balance momentarily.
Fei Chung throws out a leg kick but Lim moves out of range and Fei Chung only half commits.
Lim half committed to a counter leg kick.
Lim with a jab.
Lim tries to move into range but Fei Chung moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Good standup being displayed there by Lim as he connects with a hook.
Lim swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Lim throws a nice outside leg kick.
Fei Chung moves out of range as Lim strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fei Chung uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Lim.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fei Chung pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Lim throws a body punch but Fei Chung moves out of range.
Lim has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Fei Chung.
Lim is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Lim misses with a straight left.
Fei Chung takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Lim throws the kick towards the body but Fei Chung avoids it.
Fei Chung slips under a jab.
Lim tests Fei Chung's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Fei Chung slips under a jab.
Fei Chung ducks under a wild hook from Lim.
Lim tries to work over Fei Chung's front leg with a kick but Fei Chung checks it.
Fei Chung is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Lim with a body shot.
Lim swings widly with a right hand
and Fei Chung counters with a nice uppercut.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Fei Chung stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Lim.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Charlie Lim dominated that second round.
That's time! Lim's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Lim fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fei Chung manages to avoid it.
Fei Chung throws out a counter right but Lim avoids it with no problem.
Jab by Fei Chung.
Fei Chung lands a nice shot that snaps Lim's head back.
Fei Chung moves out of range of the strikes.
Lim misses with a looping left.
Lim jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Fei Chung ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Lim moves away.
As Fei Chung backs away, Lim returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Lim connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Fei Chung's hands.
Wu Fei Chung has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Fei Chung might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Lim has got the better of the exchanges.
Fei Chung throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Lim misses with a jab, cross combination.
As Lim backs off Fei Chung throws a huge counter combo but Lim manages to avoid it all.
A low kick from Lim misses
and Fei Chung counters with a body kick.
Lim connects with a crisp jab.
Lim misses the jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Lim blocks a jab.
As Fei Chung backs away, Lim returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Lim cracks a nice hook into Fei Chung's ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fei Chung fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Fei Chung takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Lim swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Lim lands a nice looking body shot.
Lim connects with a high kick.
Fei Chung slips a jab and a cross from Lim.
Lim works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Lim throws a head kick but Fei Chung moves out of range.
Lim connects with a right hand. Fei Chung shakes it off.
Lim getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Lim keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Fei Chung.
Fei Chung looks to land a left hand but Lim moved out of range nicely.
Fei Chung blocks a leg kick.
Lim is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Fei Chung can do to turn this around?
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A nice leg kick lands there from Lim.
Lim digs a good hook to Fei Chung's body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lim throws a series of punches but Fei Chung moves out of range.
Fei Chung lands a nice looking body shot.
Fei Chung misses with a double jab.
Fei Chung misses with a hook. Lim ducked under it nicely.
Lim throws a looping overhand right but Fei Chung ducks down to avoid it.
Lim misses with an uppercut. Fei Chung saw that one coming.
Lim lands a nice shot to the body.
Fei Chung lands with a good body shot.
Fei Chung throws a wild body kick that Lim sees coming a mile off.
Nice body kick from Fei Chung.
A big right from Lim misses.
Lim throws out a loose jab but Fei Chung uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fei Chung pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Lim throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lim fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Fei Chung.
Fei Chung lands a high kick!
Lim scores with a body shot.
Lim lands a nice leg kick that just misses Fei Chung's sensitive parts.
Lim throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Fei Chung.
Fei Chung misses with a straight left.
A leg kick checked by Fei Chung.
Fei Chung now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Fei Chung.
Fei Chung just misses with a punch to the body.
Fei Chung checks a leg kick nicely.
Fei Chung uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Lim.
Lim works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Fei Chung avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Fei Chung misses with a hook. Lim ducked under it nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good shot there by Lim.
Good work by Lim as he checks the leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Lim misses with a looping left.
Lim misses with a two punch combination.
Fei Chung checks a low kick from Lim.
The fighters circle momentarily. Lim darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Lim throws a sloppy body shot
and Fei Chung counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Lim throws a head kick that misses.
Fei Chung wants to counter with a clinch but Lim pushes him away.
Fei Chung throws a push kick but Lim slaps the foot to one side.
Fei Chung connects with a body shot that sends Lim's belly button to the back.
Lim lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Nice body kick there by Fei Chung.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Fei Chung avoids the head kick by Lim.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Lim misses with a double jab.

And that's the end of the fight!
Charlie Lim showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Lim 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 James Glass scores the fight 30:27
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 30:27
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Charlie Lim!

A very excited looking Charlie Lim 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
78%

 

Event: UFC 8-Ferreira v De Villefort     
Date:   Feb 10, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Aedan Declan (ranked 1029 p4p, 146 weight class) and Alexander Hyperion (ranked 4978 p4p, 517 weight class). This should be fireworks!

185 cm
27
190 lbs
16 - 4 - 0
184 cm
30
189 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
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 16 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Aedan Declan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Alexander Hyperion!
The judges for this bout are Bruno Lombardi, John Kavanagh and Reed Andrews.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Declan avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hyperion just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromDeclan.
Declan displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hyperion throws out the jab.
Declan scores with a kick to the midsection.
Declan is looking to land body kicks.
Declan looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Hyperion with a nice cross.
Good leg kick by Hyperion there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Declan stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Declan throws a leg kick
and Hyperion connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Declan with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Hyperion blocks a low kick nicely.
Declan tries to work over Hyperion's front leg with a kick but Hyperion checks it.
Good shot there by Hyperion.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A leg kick checked by Declan.
It looked like Declan wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Declan misses with a kick to the body.
Hyperion lands an overhand right.
Declan throws a quick inside leg kick.
Aedan Declan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hyperion tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Declan looks for the body kick but Hyperion saw that one coming.
Hyperion's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Declan connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Hyperion scrambles back to his feet.
Declan doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Hyperion counters with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Declan throws a quick inside leg kick.
Hyperion misses with a hook.
Declan blocks a head kick by Hyperion.
Declan connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Declan throws a head kick but Hyperion moves out of range.
Declan throws a solid leg kick but Hyperion takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Declan.
That kick from Hyperion tenderised Declan's leg. Declan is trying to keep his angry face on.
Declan dips to his left and cracks Hyperion with an uppercut!
Hyperion misses with a hook.
Hyperion throws a jab but it's blocked by Declan.
Hyperion looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
A chopping leg kick lands by Declan.
Hyperion looks to land a left hand but Declan moved out of range nicely.
Declan feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Declan lands a slapping body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Declan lands a nice looking body shot.
Hyperion checks a leg kick nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Declan throws a jab but it's blocked by Hyperion.
The fighters circling - Hyperion throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Hyperion misses with a straight left.
Declan lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Hyperion throws a hook but Declan blocks it.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Declan explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
A head kick from Declan lands but Hyperion takes it in his stride.

Declan is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Hyperion's half guard.
Declan throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Hyperion blocking the ground and pound attempt from Declan.
Declan is thwarting Hyperion's attempts to control the position.
Declan trying to pass the guard but Hyperion defending well.
Declan throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Declan thows a huge punch but Hyperion dodges it nicely.
Declan is keen to just control but Hyperion is a slippery customer.
Ground and pound from Declan.
Hyperion wants to control but Declan is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Declan missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Declan 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.
Declan lands with a punch from half guard.
Hyperion trying to hold on to Declan's head to control him but Declan postures up.
Declan seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Hyperion is concentrating on defense, preventing Declan from advancing position.
Declan passes to full mount!
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Hyperion can do anything to dispel that myth.
Declan connects with a couple of good shots from mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Declan misses with a series of strikes from mount. He'll no doubt be working on his ground and pound when he gets back to the gym.
Hyperion takes a big shot to the head but keeps on trying to improve his position.
Hyperion is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Declan sends his fist crashing into the mat - the crowd let out a collective ooooooh. Let's hope he's not broken it!
Declan putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Declan breaks from Hyperion's wrist control and lands an elbow.
Declan thowing shots but they're missing.
Declan wants to control the pace but Hyperion is squirming around nicely.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Declan dominating with strikes here.

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

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


Hyperion throws a solid leg kick but Declan takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Hyperion.
Declan throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Declan throws a solid leg kick but Hyperion takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Declan.
Declan scores with a nice strike.
Declan is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hyperion can do to turn this around?
Declan slips a straight right by Hyperion.
Declan chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Declan will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Hyperion appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Hyperion throws a right and a left that both miss.
Hyperion scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Declan scores with a decent looking hook.
Hyperion misses with an uppercut
and Hyperion takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Declan, as that shot connected.
Hyperion lands an overhand right.
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!
Hyperion lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Declan tried to score with a low kick but Hyperion checks it.
Jab from Declan.
Declan tests Hyperion's chin there with a solid looking shot.

Declan shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Hyperion napping and manages to drive through into side control!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Check out the look on Declan's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Hyperion is still in real trouble! Can Declan finish him?
Declan lands a strong strike to the head of Hyperion. That's dazed him! Declan looking to finish here. Hyperion is waving his arms around trying to block but he's hurt badly - Declan lands more strikes and the referee steps in to end the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:28 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Aedan Declan!
After the fight, Aedan Declan was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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RATING
70%

 

Event: PFC 17 Yamaguchi vs Date     
Date:   Feb 10, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Ibrahim Mamu Melamies (ranked 4167 p4p, 334 weight class) and Tanishi Toshiyuki (ranked 4720 p4p, 356 weight class). Toshiyuki has chosen Fuck you as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

165 cm
26
154 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
170 cm
33
157 lbs
8 - 11 - 1
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Knockout power

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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 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Ibrahim Mamu Melamies!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Tanishi Toshiyuki!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Sano, Hirohito Nitta and Yukihiro Shimada.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Melamies looks to land a body kick but Toshiyuki moved away.
Melamies moves into range and connects with a jab.
Toshiyuki is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Melamies.
Melamies looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Toshiyuki throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Toshiyuki pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Ibrahim Mamu Melamies seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Melamies throws a sloppy head kick and Toshiyuki moves out of range easily.
Toshiyuki wants to counter with a clinch but Melamies pushes him away.
Toshiyuki throws a head kick but Melamies moves out of range.
Toshiyuki walks into a stiff left hand from Melamies.

It looks like Tanishi Toshiyuki has been cut.
Melamies fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Toshiyuki manages to avoid it.
Toshiyuki throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Melamies fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
The fighters circle, before Melamies throws a beautiful high kick that crashes into Toshiyuki's neck, sending him stumbling to the floor! Melamies lands more strikes and forces a referee stoppage! That one ended in an instant!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:43 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Kick & Punches). Ibrahim Mamu Melamies!
Ibrahim Mamu Melamies 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.
Tanishi Toshiyuki was interviewed post fight and said 'Fuck u!'.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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RATING
85%

 

Event: Dynasty FIght Night 28     
Date:   Feb 07, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight kickboxing rules bout between Pavlo Ramazanov (ranked 3964 p4p, 403 weight class) and Elvis Astrok (ranked 6211 p4p, 571 weight class). I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

181 cm
33
279 lbs
21 - 12 - 1
199 cm
29
235 lbs
11 - 2 - 0

World class boxer
Insanely flexible

World class MT
Granite chin

Sully's Bar & Grill

Aspire Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Pavlo Ramazanov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Elvis Astrok!
The judges for this bout are Yuuki Gou, Shigeki Sano and Taro Takaoka.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Astrok throws a predictable looking body shot
and Ramazanov counters with a stiff right hand.

Astrok gets tackled into the ropes by Ramazanov. Ramazanov maintains the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Astrok fails to land.
Astrok swings wildly with an uppercut but Ramazanov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ramazanov misses with a punch to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Astrok fails to land.
Astrok lands with a short shot to the head.
Astrok misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ramazanov throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Good body shot from Ramazanov.
Ramazanov lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Astrok working hard to break the clinch.
Astrok throws a head punch that misses.
Ramazanov lands a shoulder strike.

Ramazanov's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Astrok throws a push kick but Ramazanov slaps the foot to one side.
Astrok throws a right and a left that both miss.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nice body punch from Ramazanov.
Ramazanov lands with a cross.
Ramazanov looks to score with a jab to the body but Astrok is just out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Astrok connects with a nice looking jab.
Donk. Ramazanov catches Astrok right on the button with a cross.
Astrok lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ramazanov. Astrok does a little dance to reset his feet.
Astrok slips under a jab.
Ramazanov throws a hook to the side of Astrok's head but Astrok sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Astrok slips under a jab from Ramazanov.
Ramazanov lands a jab.
Astrok looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
A lazy left from Ramazanov finds it's target.
Ramazanov lands a leg kick that knocks Astrok off balance momentarily.
Nice body punch from Astrok.
A looping hook to the body misses from Astrok. Ramazanov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Astrok throws out a loose jab but Ramazanov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ramazanov misses with a looping left.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ramazanov misses the jab.
Ramazanov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Astrok was well out of range. Poor timing from Ramazanov.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Astrok throws a hook to the side of Ramazanov's head but Ramazanov sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Nice straight punches there by Astrok. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Astrok.
Astrok throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A counter left hand to the body from Ramazanov misses its target.
Astrok scores with the left hand. Ramazanov knows he should have avoided that one.
Ramazanov throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Astrok throws a body shot but no joy.
Nice uppercut there from Ramazanov.
Astrok shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Ramazanov eats them both and turns towards Astrok to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Ramazanov misses with a hook. Astrok ducked under it nicely.
Astrok waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ramazanov.
Astrok ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Astrok looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Astrok throws a body kick that misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Astrok thows a body kick. Ramazanov tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Astrok misses with a leg kick.
Ramazanov was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Ramazanov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Astrok was well out of range. Poor timing from Ramazanov.
Astrok avoids the body shot from Ramazanov.
Ramazanov takes a shot to the body in his stride.
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 Pavlo Ramazanov will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Astrok throws a leg kick that is checked
and Ramazanov makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Elvis Astrok has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Astrok blocks a leg kick.
A bone on bone clash there as Ramazanov blocks the leg kick.
It looked like Ramazanov was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Astrok keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ramazanov.
It seemed like Astrok was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Astrok tries to bum rush Ramazanov with a series of wild strikes but Ramazanov uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Astrok swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Ramazanov.
Astrok attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Ramazanov swings for the body but Astrok moves out of range.
Astrok looks to land a right hand but Ramazanov moved out of range.
Ramazanov misses with a wild body shot.
Ramazanov throws a jab but it's blocked by Astrok.
Astrok thinks about the counter body kick.
Astrok fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Ramazanov 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.
Astrok ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ramazanov moves away.
Ramazanov throwing a counter right hand but Astrok manages to avoid it.
Ramazanov comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Astrok throws out a loose jab but Ramazanov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ramazanov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Astrok.
Astrok misses with a straight right.
Ramazanov appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Astrok throws a big shot that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ramazanov throws the kick towards the body but Astrok avoids it.
Astrok missing with a left hand there. Ramazanov was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ramazanov tries to clinch up but Astrok circles away and keeps his distance.
Elvis Astrok seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A cross from Ramazanov lands.
Ramazanov connects with a jab.
Astrok tries to land a front kick but Ramazanov steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Astrok attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Ramazanov wants to clinch up but Astrok keeps it at a distance.
Astrok throws a body shot but no joy.
A looping hook to the body misses from Astrok. Ramazanov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ramazanov listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Ramazanov slips under a jab.
Astrok on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Astrok pivots, looking for a leg kick but Ramazanov is out of range and Astrok settles back down.
Astrok throws a body punch but Ramazanov moves out of range.
Ramazanov fires out a quick counter leg kick but Astrok just manages to avoid it.
Ramazanov loads up on a big right hand but Astrok slips the punch.
Ramazanov moves away from the strike by Astrok.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ramazanov fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Astrok is looking to slow Ramazanov down with leg kicks.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Astrok moves out of range as Ramazanov strikes.
Pavlo Ramazanov is winning the standup battle so far.
Astrok defending well as Ramazanov loads up on a big left hand.
Astrok only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Ramazanov on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Ramazanov goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
A countering left hand to the body from Astrok misses.
Ramazanov scores with a leg kick.
Astrok dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Astrok bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Astrok misses the shot to the body.
Ramazanov looks to land a right hand but Astrok moved out of range.
Astrok pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ramazanov swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Astrok.
Ramazanov lands a jab.
Astrok with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Ramazanov pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Pavlo Ramazanov will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Ramazanov scores with a shot to the body.
Astrok moves away from the strike by Ramazanov.
Some bone on bone action there as Ramazanov checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Astrok throws a body shot but no joy.
Astrok jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ramazanov fails in his attempt to clinch.
Ramazanov moves out of range of the body kick from Astrok.
Astrok throws a right hand that Ramazanov ducks under and follows up with a left that Ramazanov also avoids with ease.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Ramazanov.
Ramazanov doesn't manage to clinch there - Astrok circles away.
Astrok shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
A cross from Ramazanov lands.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from Ramazanov misses.

Ramazanov gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Ramazanov blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Astrok working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Ramazanov is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Astrok is keeping busy.
Ramazanov working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ramazanov avoiding damage as Astrok throws knees to the body.
Ramazanov goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Astrok manages to break the clinch.
Good standup being displayed there by Astrok as he connects with a hook.
Astrok walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Astrok misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ramazanov.
Ramazanov cracks Astrok with a good jab.
Astrok checks the leg kick.
Pavlo Ramazanov is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Astrok cracks a nice hook into Ramazanov's ribs.
Ramazanov with a hook.
Astrok throws a half hearted mid kick.
Astrok throws a jab but it's blocked by Ramazanov.
Ramazanov throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ramazanov throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Astrok on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ramazanov. Ramazanov obviously looking to wear him down.
Astrok pivots, looking for a leg kick but Ramazanov is out of range and Astrok settles back down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ramazanov tries to close the distance and clinch up against the ropes but Astrok paws at him with a jab and circles away.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ramazanov throws a leg kick
and Astrok counters with a nice leg kick.
Ramazanov scores with a head kick. Astrok tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Ramazanov ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Astrok lunges at Ramazanov with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Ramazanov's hand.
A decent looking cross lands there for Ramazanov.
Ramazanov tries a head kick but it misses.
Astrok fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Ramazanov is out of range.
Astrok throws a head kick that misses
and Ramazanov counters with a good low kick that Astrok was not able to check.
Astrok ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Astrok tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ramazanov was well out of range. Poor timing from Astrok.
Ramazanov thuds a left hand into Astrok's body.
Astrok looks for the body kick but Ramazanov saw that one coming.
A telegraphed right hand from Astrok misses the target.
Astrok waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ramazanov.
Astrok swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Pavlo Ramazanov.
Well Ramazanov 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 Yuuki Gou scores the fight 30:27
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight 30:27
Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pavlo Ramazanov!

During a confident post fight interview, Pavlo Ramazanov thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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pop
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RATING
75%

 

Event: NYFN Legends Tournament r. 7     
Date:   Feb 04, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Anti Kristus (ranked 3202 p4p, 403 weight class) and Marky Mark (ranked 1668 p4p, 225 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

188 cm
19
215 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
217 cm
19
211 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Very quick
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
Heavy handed

KAISER Nutrition - Q160

Bullet Proof System
KAISER Nutrition - Q160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Anti Kristus!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Marky Mark!
The judges for this bout are Jonathan Paton, Bruno Lombardi and Reed Andrews.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kristus throws an overhand right that lands on Mark's shoulder, as Mark tries to avoid the shot.
Mark throws a counter combo.
Anti Kristus seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mark misses with a straight left.
Mark cracks Kristus with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Nice shot lands for Mark.
Mark misses with a hook.
A jab from Mark misses.
Kristus looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Kristus misses with a jab, cross combination.
Mark throws a series of punches but Kristus moves out of range.
It looked like Kristus was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Kristus misses the jab.
A jab lands there for Mark.
Kristus rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Mark moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Mark ducks under a wild hook from Kristus.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Mark misses with a hook. Kristus ducked under it nicely.
Mark just misses with a punch to the body.
Kristus misses the shot to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A slow jab from Kristus misses its intended target.
Mark looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Nice defenses there by Kristus.
Kristus swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Mark showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Kristus.
Mark lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kristus slips under a jab.
Kristus throwing a counter right hand but Mark manages to avoid it.
Nice uppercut lands for Mark. That snapped Kristus's head back.
Kristus misses with a hook.
A combination from Mark does no damage.
Kristus has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kristus there as he acknowledges the shot.
Kristus throws a hook to the side of Mark's head but Mark sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kristus scores with a hook to the body. Mark takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Mark looks to land a combination but Kristus avoids it well.
Mark gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kristus.

It looks like Marky Mark has been cut.
Mark steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kristus.
Mark staying out of range there.
Kristus takes a swing at Mark's ribcage but misses.
Kristus is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Mark's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Mark rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Kristus moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Mark throws a hook but Kristus blocks it.
Mark is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kristus takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Mark scores with a body shot.
A slow jab from Mark misses its intended target.
Mark misses with a hook. Kristus ducked under it nicely.
Kristus takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Mark shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kristus throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Mark stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Kristus throws a big shot that misses.
Mark takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kristus swings and misses with a hook to the body.

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

Mark is rocked!
Mark is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Kristus had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Mark connects with a single shot there.
Mark is still on wobbly legs! Can Kristus finish him?
Kristus throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Mark displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kristus throws out the jab.
Mark doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Mark seems to have recovered his senses.
Mark has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kristus finds it's way round the side to connect with Mark's head.
Kristus throws an overhand right that lands on Mark's shoulder, as Mark tries to avoid the shot.
Mark appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Mark ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kristus moves away.
Mark staying out of range there.
Mark misses with a body shot.
Kristus throws a right hand that Mark ducks under and follows up with a left that Mark also avoids with ease.
A swing and a miss from Kristus.
Kristus scores with a hook.
Kristus is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Mark uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kristus.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mark connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Kristus throws out a loose jab but Mark uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mark slips under a jab from Kristus.
Kristus tries to move into range but Mark moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Mark scores with a nice right hand.
Mark misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kristus.
Kristus misses with a body shot.
Mark lands a body shot.
Mark keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Kristus slips under a jab from Mark.
Kristus swinging wildly here.
Kristus displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Mark throws out the jab.
Kristus moves away from the strike by Mark.
A big right from Mark misses.
Mark with a nice cross.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mark misses the jab.
The fighters circling - Mark throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kristus swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kristus throws a body shot but no joy.
Kristus throws a right and a left that Mark avoids nicely.
Kristus throws a body shot but no joy.
Mark rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Kristus moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
A punch combination from Mark misses.

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

That has opened up Marky Mark's cut even more.
Kristus stuns Mark with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Kristus looks to throw the jab but Mark is out of range.
Mark moves out of range of the strikes.
Mark throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
It looked like Kristus wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Kristus throws a hook but Mark avoids it easily.
Mark scores with a nice strike.
Kristus swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kristus throws a poor cross that misses
and Mark counters with a stiff right hand.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Kristus takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Kristus fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mark manages to avoid it.
Mark swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kristus.
Donk. Kristus catches Mark right on the button with a cross.
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 Anti Kristus will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Marky Mark's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Kristus keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Marky Mark has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A big right from Kristus misses.
Mark lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Kristus throws a shot from downtown. Mark moves away and avoids it.
Kristus throws a series of punches but Mark avoids them all with ease.
Kristus takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Kristus missing with a left hand there. Mark was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kristus misses with a straight right.
A swing and a miss from Kristus.
Kristus loads up on a big right hand but Mark slips the punch.
Kristus showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Mark.
Anti Kristus is winning the standup battle so far.
Kristus throws the left hand but Mark avoids the punch easily.
Nice defenses there by Mark.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kristus moves out of range as Mark strikes.
Mark misses with a straight left.
Mark has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Mark lunges at Kristus with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Kristus's hand.
Kristus fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Mark on the side of the head.
Kristus misses with a looping right.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mark scores with a jab to the head.
Kristus throws a hook to the side of Mark's head but Mark sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kristus takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Mark closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Mark fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Kristus throws a right and a left that both miss.
Mark moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Mark is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Mark slips under a jab from Kristus.
A countering left hand to the body from Mark misses.
Mark takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Mark with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kristus to score with a decent uppercut.
Kristus ducks under a wild hook from Mark.
Kristus misses with a double jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mark fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Mark throws a shot from downtown. Kristus moves away and avoids it.
A telegraphed right hand from Kristus misses the target.
Jab from Mark.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kristus. Mark does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mark scores with a three punch combo!
Mark throws a hook but Kristus blocks it.
Mark shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Anti Kristus is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mark lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!

Kristus is rocked!
A big left from Kristus misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Mark! But no joy.
Oh Kristus is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Kristus misses with a double jab
and Mark counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Kristus thinking.
Kristus seems to have got his legs back now.
Kristus throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Mark.
As Kristus backs off Mark throws a huge counter combo but Kristus manages to avoid it all.
Jab, jab by Mark - just one landing.
Kristus lands the left hand.

The cut above Marky Mark's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Mark smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Kristus throws a body punch but Mark moves out of range.
Kristus misses with an uppercut. Mark saw that one coming.
Kristus takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Mark throws a monster overhand right that drops Kristus! Mark follows up with more strikes from mount and the fight is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:42 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Marky Mark!
A less than humble Marky Mark misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
Anti Kristus spoke after the fight, saying 'WHERE'S THE BOOZE, GODDAMMIT!?!'.
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RATING
96%

 

Event: PFF 19 Kansalainen vs Cook     
Date:   Feb 03, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Tapani Kansalainen (ranked 664 p4p, 67 weight class) and Josh Cook (ranked 2098 p4p, 196 weight class). Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

169 cm
21
150 lbs
7 - 1 - 1
173 cm
21
154 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Good low kicks
Good gas tank

Red Light Coffeeshop
Bullet Proof System

Urban Fighter



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 7 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Tapani Kansalainen!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Josh Cook!
The judges for this bout are Aleksandr Martynov, Fedor Mirinova and Illya Tyunina.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kansalainen throws a hook but Cook blocks it.
It seemed like Cook was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Cook throws a jab but it's blocked by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
A big left from Kansalainen misses.
Cook lands a jab to the nose.

It looks like Tapani Kansalainen has been cut.
Kansalainen misses with a right hand
and Cook counters with a thumping low kick.
Kansalainen throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
It seemed like Cook was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Cook feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Kansalainen's calf.
Kansalainen throws an off balance right hand
and Cook counters with a thumping low kick.
Cook swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Cook gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Cook walks into a straight right hand from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kansalainen tries to move into range but Cook moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Cook lands with a cross.
Cook swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Cook misses with a straight left.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kansalainen throws an overhand right that lands on Cook's shoulder, as Cook tries to avoid the shot.
Cook steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kansalainen.
A slow jab from Kansalainen misses its intended target.
Cook bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Kansalainen's head.
Kansalainen pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A little jabbing left from Cook on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Cook lunges at Kansalainen with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Kansalainen's hand.
Kansalainen lands with a nice body punch.
Kansalainen digs a good hook to Cook's body.
Kansalainen rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Cook counters with a nice leg kick.
Kansalainen misses the shot to the body.
Cook staying out of range there.
Cook stuns Kansalainen with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Kansalainen looks to land a right hand but Cook moved out of range.
Kansalainen is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Kansalainen misses with a hook. Cook ducked under it nicely.
Kansalainen misses with a hook.

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!
Kansalainen blocks a head kick by Cook.
Cook connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Kansalainen momentarily.
Cook slips a straight right by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen avoids a kick to the body.
Kansalainen has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Cook.
Cook changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Kansalainen misses with a right hand
and Cook counters with a stiff right hand.
Cook connects with a body shot that sends Kansalainen's belly button to the back.
Cook is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Kansalainen had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
A telegraphed right hand from Kansalainen misses the target.
Cook is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Kansalainen with a body shot.
Cook throws a predictable looking body shot
enabling Kansalainen to counter with a crisp jab.
Cook with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Jab by Cook.
Cook throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kansalainen stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Cook avoids the body shot from Kansalainen.
Cook takes one to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Kansalainen throws a big shot that misses.
Cook fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kansalainen lands a glancing blow to the side of Cook's head.
Kansalainen lands a body shot.
Kansalainen rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Cook makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Kansalainen blocks a head kick by Cook.
A jab lands there for Kansalainen.
Cook throws a low kick but it's checked well by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen throws a series of punches but Cook avoids them all with ease.
Kansalainen changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kansalainen throws a big shot that misses.
Cook ducks under a wild hook from Kansalainen.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cook cracks Kansalainen with a right hand to the side of the head.
Cook connects with a nice looking jab.
A nice leg kick lands there from Cook.
Kansalainen throws a shot from downtown. Cook moves away and avoids it.
Cook throws a looping overhand right but Kansalainen ducks down to avoid it.
Kansalainen throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Kansalainen takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kansalainen misses with a straight left.
Kansalainen misses with a straight left.
Cook wants to land a leg kick but Kansalainen is out of range.
A cross from Kansalainen lands.
Kansalainen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Cook drops his hands momentarily and Kansalainen takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Cook misses with an uppercut. Kansalainen saw that one coming.
Kansalainen is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Cook just misses with a punch to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Josh Cook dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Tapani Kansalainen'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.


Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Cook 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 Kansalainen has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kansalainen and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A shot to the liver by Kansalainen. Beautiful body shot.
Josh Cook seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kansalainen lands a right hook to the body.
Kansalainen fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
A slow jab from Kansalainen misses its intended target.
Kansalainen backing away here, and Cook unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Cook misses with a body kick.
Kansalainen just misses with a punch to the body.
Cook doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Cook slips under a jab.
Cook replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Kansalainen blocks it well.
A telegraphed right hand from Cook misses the target.
Kansalainen loads up on a big right hand but Cook slips the punch.
Cook throws a fast counter high kick but Kansalainen manages to duck under it in time.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cook cracks Kansalainen with a good jab.
Kansalainen scores with a sloppy right hand. Cook should have avoided that one.
Cook on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
A punch lands to the side of Cook 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cook throws the left hand but Kansalainen avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kansalainen throws a shot from downtown. Cook moves away and avoids it.
Cook moves out of range as Kansalainen strikes.
Cook throws a low kick but Kansalainen moves out of range easily.
Kansalainen scores with a jab to the head.
Kansalainen scores with a jab to the body.
Kansalainen looks to land a right hand but Cook moved out of range.
Kansalainen displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Cook throws out the jab.
Kansalainen lands a jab-cross combination.
Cook keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kansalainen.
Cook is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Cook takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Kansalainen dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tapani Kansalainen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kansalainen misses with an uppercut.
A punch lands to the side of Cook 's head but he takes it in his stride.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kansalainen misses with a double jab
and Cook counters with a straight right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cook moves away from the strike by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Nice straight punches there by Kansalainen. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Kansalainen.
Cook looks to throw the jab but Kansalainen is out of range.
Kansalainen cracks Cook with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Kansalainen jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A swing and a miss from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cook.
Cook uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen throws a hook but Cook blocks it.
Kansalainen misses with an uppercut.
Cook throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kansalainen throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Cook fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kansalainen is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cook connects with an inside leg kick.
Kansalainen lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Kansalainen looks to score with a jab to the body but Cook is just out of range.
Kansalainen lands a jab to Cook's midsection.
Kansalainen throws an off balance right hand
and Cook connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Cook has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Cook slips under a jab.
Cook tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kansalainen was well out of range. Poor timing from Cook.
Cook ducks under a wild hook from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kansalainen backing away here, and Cook unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Kansalainen throws a lazy uppercut
and Cook counters with a nice body kick.
Kansalainen throws an off balance right hand
and Cook counters with a left to the body.
Cook ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kansalainen moves away.
Kansalainen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kansalainen backing away here, and Cook unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Cook steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kansalainen.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Cook 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 Kansalainen has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kansalainen and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A little feinted left hand from Kansalainen on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kansalainen throws a looping overhand right but Cook ducks down to avoid it.
Cook scores with a spinning back kick!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kansalainen throws a looping overhand right but Cook ducks down to avoid it.
Kansalainen throws a right and a left that Cook avoids nicely.
Kansalainen misses the shot to the body.
Kansalainen has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Cook.
A slow jab from Kansalainen misses its intended target.
Cook looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Nice body punch from Cook.
Cook throws a leg kick but Kansalainen sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kansalainen throws a series of punches but Cook moves out of range.
Cook with a hook.
Kansalainen throws a shot from downtown. Cook moves away and avoids it.
Kansalainen throws a hook but Cook avoids it easily.
Kansalainen moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromCook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tapani Kansalainen dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Tapani Kansalainen's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Kansalainen stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Cook.
Cook changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Cook throws a big shot that misses.
Kansalainen connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Kansalainen connects with the punch.
Kansalainen listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Kansalainen with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Cook to score with a decent uppercut.
Kansalainen throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Cook sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Cook's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kansalainen connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Cook scrambles back to his feet.
Kansalainen takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Nice defenses there by Cook.
Cook has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kansalainen looks to land a right hand but Cook moved out of range.
Kansalainen misses with a looping left.
The crowd cheers as Kansalainen lands an impressive looking overhand right. Cook doesn't seem phased though.
Kansalainen jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kansalainen takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Kansalainen darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Cook lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Cook throws a low kick, looking for Kansalainen's leg but Kansalainen calmly moves out of range.
Kansalainen throws a shot from downtown. Cook moves away and avoids it.
Cook tries a head kick but it misses.
A slow jab from Kansalainen misses its intended target.
Kansalainen is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Kansalainen misses with a straight left.
Kansalainen connects with a nice looking jab.
Cook is looking to land body kicks.
Kansalainen misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Cook connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A jab from Kansalainen misses.
Cook misses the shot to the body.
Cook cracks Kansalainen with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kansalainen throws a hook but Cook avoids it easily.
Cook throws a poor cross that misses
and Kansalainen counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Kansalainen lands a jab to the head.
Kansalainen just misses with a punch to the body.
Kansalainen fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kansalainen throws a shot from downtown. Cook moves away and avoids it.
Kansalainen lands with a nice body punch.
Kansalainen scores with a body shot.
Kansalainen swings for the body but Cook moves out of range.
Kansalainen throws a right hand that misses
and Cook connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kansalainen comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Kansalainen looks to land a right hand but Cook moved out of range.
Cook doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
A big right from Kansalainen misses.
Kansalainen bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kansalainen swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cook throws a shot from downtown. Kansalainen moves away and avoids it.
Kansalainen throwing a counter right hand but Cook manages to avoid it.
Kansalainen just misses with a punch to the body.
Cook loads up on a big right hand but Kansalainen slips the punch.
Kansalainen defending well as Cook loads up on a big left hand.
Kansalainen bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Cook's head.
Kansalainen throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Cook sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Cook throws out a counter right but Kansalainen avoids it with no problem.
Cook digs a good body shot into Kansalainen's ribs.
A low kick from Cook misses
enabling Kansalainen to counter with a crisp jab.
Kansalainen waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Cook.
Kansalainen gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kansalainen. Cook does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kansalainen has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Cook.
Kansalainen fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
A decent looking cross lands there for Kansalainen.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cook lands a nice looking body kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cook bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kansalainen misses the shot to the body.
Kansalainen looks to land a right hand but Cook moved out of range.
Cook showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen misses with a straight right.
Cook dips to his left and cracks Kansalainen with an uppercut!
Kansalainen lands a right hook to the body.
Cook tries to move into range but Kansalainen moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Cook misses with a wild body shot.
Cook slips under a jab from Kansalainen.
Danga de danga de dang - Kansalainen scores with a four punch combination!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tapani Kansalainen clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Tapani Kansalainen's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Nice cross by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen scores with a sloppy right hand. Cook should have avoided that one.
A jab from Cook finds it's way through Kansalainen's defenses.
Cook takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Cook scores with a sloppy right hand. Kansalainen should have avoided that one.
Cook on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Cook drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Cook lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kansalainen's sensitive parts.
Kansalainen on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Cook swings away with a leg kick that misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kansalainen throws the left hand but Cook avoids the punch easily.
Cook looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kansalainen checks the leg kick.
A head kick misses from Cook.
Cook misses with an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cook misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen lands a head shot.
Cook slips a jab from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen misses the shot to the body.
Cook uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kansalainen.
Cook avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kansalainen is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Cook.
A shot to the body from Kansalainen misses
and Cook counters with a good low kick that Kansalainen was not able to check.
Kansalainen misses the body punch
letting Cook counter with a right hand.
Cook misses with a looping left.
Kansalainen lands a nice shot to the body.
Cook uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen throws a big shot that misses.
Cook moves out of range as Kansalainen strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen avoids the head kick by Cook.
Kansalainen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kansalainen connects with a body shot that sends Cook's belly button to the back.
Nice uppercut lands for Kansalainen. That snapped Cook's head back.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cook scores with a jab. Kansalainen acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Cook listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Cook needs to keep his hands up - Kansalainen had a free shot at his head there.
An inside leg kick from Cook misses.
Kansalainen misses with a hook.
Cook uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen misses with a straight left.
Cook keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cook with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Cook gets cracked there but stands up to it.
A telegraphed right hand from Kansalainen misses the target.
Cook takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Kansalainen misses with a left hand
and Cook counters with a nice uppercut.
Kansalainen steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Cook.
Cook swings widly with a right hand
and Kansalainen connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kansalainen tests Cook's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kansalainen throws a hook but Cook avoids it easily.
Kansalainen's jab looks to have found its range, popping Cook under the eye.
Cook slips a jab and a cross from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen misses with a hook.
Cook has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kansalainen finds it's way round the side to connect with Cook's head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nice uppercut there from Kansalainen.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kansalainen looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Nice defenses there by Cook.
Kansalainen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Cook shapes to counter with a head kick.
Kansalainen swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kansalainen steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Cook.
Cook throws a lazy right hand but Kansalainen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kansalainen throws out a loose jab but Cook uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kansalainen misses with a hook
and Cook connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Cook pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Cook looks to land a body kick but Kansalainen moved away.
Cook throws a lazy uppercut
and Kansalainen counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Kansalainen works the jab nicely.
Cook blocks a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tapani Kansalainen had his way with Josh Cook in that round.
The cut man is working on Tapani Kansalainen's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Cook with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
No joy there for Kansalainen, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Jab by Kansalainen.
Cook lands a jab to Kansalainen's midsection.
Cook lands the left hand.
Kansalainen fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Cook throws a low kick but Kansalainen moves out of range easily.
Cook misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kansalainen jabbing away but nothing is landing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kansalainen. Cook does a little dance to reset his feet.
Good shot there by Cook.
Cook ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Cook feints a counter leg kick.
Kansalainen looks to land a right hand but Cook moved out of range.
Kansalainen scores with a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A big left from Kansalainen misses.
Kansalainen throws a hook to the side of Cook's head but Cook sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Good exchange - Kansalainen coming out on top.
Kansalainen missing with a left hand there. Cook was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kansalainen misses with a wild combination.
Cook fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Kansalainen stuns Cook with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Kansalainen lands the left hand.
Cook with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Cook lands with a cross.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kansalainen. Cook does a little dance to reset his feet.
Cook feints a counter leg kick.
Josh Cook has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kansalainen takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kansalainen cracks Cook with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kansalainen throws a jab but it's blocked by Cook.
Cook misses with a hook. Kansalainen ducked under it nicely.
A little feinted left hand from Kansalainen on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Cook.
Nice uppercut there from Cook.
Cook keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen throws the left hand but Cook avoids the punch easily.
Kansalainen displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Cook throws out the jab.
Kansalainen misses with a hook
and Cook counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kansalainen throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Cook sees it coming and avoids it easily.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Cook! But no joy.
Kansalainen fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Cook on the side of the head.
Kansalainen loads up on a big right hand but Cook slips the punch.
Kansalainen slips under a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kansalainen keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nice body kick from Cook.
Kansalainen connects with a good right hand that stumbles Cook. Cook circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Cook's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kansalainen connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Cook scrambles back to his feet.
Kansalainen looks to land a left hand but Cook moved out of range nicely.
The fighters circling - Kansalainen throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Cook takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Kansalainen ducks under a wild hook from Cook.
Kansalainen throws a lazy uppercut
letting Cook counter with a right hand.
Kansalainen connects with a crisp jab.
Kansalainen rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Cook moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Kansalainen closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kansalainen misses with a double jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cook throws a big shot that misses.
A little feinted left hand from Kansalainen on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kansalainen missing with a left hand there. Cook was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Cook moves forwards but Kansalainen connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Kansalainen throws a body shot but no joy.
Cook throws out a leg kick but Kansalainen moves out of range and Cook only half commits.
Kansalainen moves out of range of the body kick.
Kansalainen throwing a counter right hand but Cook manages to avoid it.
Kansalainen lands a glancing blow to the side of Cook's head.
Kansalainen slips under a jab from Cook.
Kansalainen scores with a body shot.
Kansalainen misses with a hook
and Cook cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Cook swings for the body but Kansalainen moves out of range.
Kansalainen with a body punch. A glancing blow.
A big right from Kansalainen misses.
Cook feints a counter leg kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
Tapani Kansalainen showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Kansalainen 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Aleksandr Martynov scores the fight 49:46
Judge Fedor Mirinova scores the fight 49:46
Judge Illya Tyunina scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Tapani Kansalainen!

Tapani Kansalainen retains his featherweight title!
Tapani Kansalainen bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: GAMMA#690 Shin v Volkov 4     
Date:   Feb 03, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Musta Laine (ranked 357 p4p, 55 weight class) and Wolfram Stelzer (ranked 350 p4p, 52 weight class). Laine comes to the cage accompanied by Disturbed - Sound of Silence. Stelzer has chosen Business Time as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

181 cm
33
173 lbs
21 - 10 - 0
192 cm
40
173 lbs
35 - 25 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Musta Laine!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 25 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Wolfram Stelzer!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Donald Grub and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Laine tries to clinch but Stelzer is having none of it.
A solid leg kick lands there for Laine.
Stelzer misses with a looping right.
Stelzer avoids a punch combination nicely.
Stelzer ducks under a wild hook from Laine.
Laine misses with a double jab
and Stelzer counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Stelzer ducks right into an uppercut from Laine.
Laine lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Laine staying out of range there.
Stelzer throws a solid leg kick but Laine takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Stelzer.
Stelzer slips under a jab.
Stelzer misses with a hook.
Stelzer pivots, looking for a leg kick but Laine is out of range and Stelzer settles back down.
Stelzer throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Laine sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Laine gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Stelzer.
Stelzer swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Laine fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Laine scores with a jab to the jaw.

The fight moves into the clinch position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Laine lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Laine tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Stelzer's elbow.

Stelzer gets double underhooks and manages to take the fight to the ground.

Laine is looking to cinch up a triangle. Stelzer throws the leg off to one side though and gets in tight to Laine's body to avoid the submission. Laine has instead reached around Stelzer's neck and now has a guillotine! Oh, this is biiiig trouble! Laine arches his back and squeezes and forces the tap from his hapless opponent.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:32 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Musta Laine!
Musta Laine was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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Event: PFC 15 Paxman vs Mostert     
Date:   Feb 03, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Rage Parade (ranked 2285 p4p, 300 weight class) and Kari Krossi (ranked 2468 p4p, 326 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Parade might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to I KILL Cause I'm Hungry. Krossi has chosen Blümchen - Ich bin wieder hier as his entrance music. Kari Krossi has the eye of the tiger tonight.

183 cm
24
205 lbs
7 - 5 - 0
191 cm
27
215 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Rage Parade!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Kari Krossi!
The judges for this bout are Sosuke Kotani, Kenichi Hosakawa and Hirohito Nitta.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Parade misses with a double jab.
Krossi ducks under a wild hook from Parade.
Krossi ducks under a wild hook from Parade.
Krossi tries to clinch up.
Krossi wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Krossi throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Parade throws a low kick, looking for Krossi's leg but Krossi calmly moves out of range.
Parade misses with a hook.
Parade throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Parade takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Krossi throws a good cross that connects.
Krossi tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Parade is able to avoid easily.
It looked like Parade was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Krossi.
Krossi darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Krossi lands with a nice body 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!
Parade tries to move into range but Krossi moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Kari Krossi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Parade takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.

Krossi gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.

Parade breaks from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Krossi jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Krossi tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Parade paws at him with a jab and circles away.

Krossi clinches up against the cage.
Still in the clinch, Krossi scores with a nice short uppercut.
Krossi prevents a body shot from Parade.
A short right from Krossi.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Krossi creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Nice body punch from Krossi.
Parade lands with a short punch from the clinch.

Parade breaks from the clinch.
Krossi fails with an attempt to clinch.
It looked like Parade wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Krossi scores with a decent looking hook.
Krossi misses with a body kick.
Parade throws a body shot but no joy.
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!
Parade tries a head kick but it misses.
Parade throws a left and a right that both miss

and Krossi moves into the clinch.
Parade lands with a right to the head.
Krossi has a couple of punches blocked by Parade.
Still in the clinch, Parade scores with a nice short uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Krossi lands with a left to the head.
A body shot lands from Parade.
Krossi throws a head punch that misses.
Parade wants to break the clinch but can't.
Parade lands a shot to the body.

Parade manages to break the clinch.
Krossi scores with a sloppy right hand. Parade should have avoided that one.
That kick from Parade tenderised Krossi's leg. Krossi is trying to keep his angry face on.

Parade closes the distance and pushes Krossi back into the cage.

Krossi breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Parade misses with a wild body shot.
Parade lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Parade throws a front kick that sends Krossi stumbling back into the cage.
Krossi lands with a nice combination. Parade backs away looking to recover.
Parade works Krossi's body with a nice hook.
Parade lands the left hand.
Krossi misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Krossi blocks a jab.
Parade throws a shot from downtown. Krossi moves away and avoids it.
Krossi thows a left - swing and a miss!
Parade half committed to a counter leg kick.

Krossi clinches up against the cage.
Krossi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Parade is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Krossi's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.

Parade's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Krossi has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
The fighters circle momentarily. Krossi darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Krossi keeps the fight on the outside.
Krossi thows a left - swing and a miss!
Parade is looking for a counter combo.
Krossi catches Parade with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
A slow jab from Krossi misses its intended target.

Krossi pushes Parade up against the cage in a clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Parade.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Krossi creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Krossi blocks an uppercut.
Krossi lands with a light punch inside.
Krossi lands a shoulder strike.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Parade tries to throw a body punch but Krossi avoids it by throwing Parade back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Krossi jumps into guard, dragging Parade to the mat.
Krossi is trying to keep Parade in close.

Krossi is looking for a triangle but Parade pushes his legs off easily.

Krossi is looking for a triangle but Parade pushes his legs off easily.
Parade would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Krossi is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
A low kick from Krossi misses
and Parade cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Krossi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Parade.
Krossi takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Parade dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Krossi. That did some damage!
Krossi is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Krossi lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Parade backs up against the cage.

It looks like Rage Parade has been cut.
Krossi chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Krossi throws a jab but it's blocked by Parade.
Parade lands a big head kick that sends Krossi to the canvas! Parade follows up with strikes from the mount that forces the ref to step in and stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:48 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Rage Parade!
Rage Parade 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: Syn 563 - Onslaught     
Date:   Feb 02, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Eliitti Paavo (ranked 67 p4p, 4 weight class) and Sean Tallon (ranked 707 p4p, 37 weight class). Paavo comes to the cage accompanied by Brother Firetribe - Winner Takes It All. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

155 cm
31
137 lbs
22 - 10 - 0
169 cm
39
131 lbs
55 - 25 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Eliitti Paavo!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 55 wins, 25 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Paavo fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Tallon on the side of the head.
Tallon takes a jab right on the kisser.
Paavo keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Paavo takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Tallon staying out of range there.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Paavo manages to avoid it.
Paavo swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tallon throws a low kick but Paavo moves out of range easily.
Paavo scores with a nice strike.
Tallon lands a leg kick that knocks Paavo off balance momentarily.
We've been told by Paavo's head coaches at Gangsterdamage that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Paavo throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Paavo throws a leg kick which misses Tallon's front leg but catches the back leg as Tallon tries to avoid it.

Paavo moves into the clinch.

Paavo breaks from the clinch.
Paavo throws a right hand that misses
and Tallon counters with a straight right hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nice cross by Tallon.
Paavo chopping away at his opponent's legs.

Tallon clinches with his opponent.
Paavo blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Paavo controls the action.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Paavo controls his hands.
Paavo lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paavo misses with a body punch.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Nice body punch from Tallon - that landed with a thud.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nice body punch from Tallon - that landed with a thud.
A short left from Tallon.

Paavo breaks the clinch.
A big left from Paavo misses.
Tallon flicks out a counter leg kick but Paavo steps away.
Paavo waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tallon.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
Paavo looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Tallon misses with a body kick.
Paavo clobbers Tallon with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Paavo misses with an uppercut
and Tallon counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Paavo blocks a low kick nicely.
Paavo lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Paavo tries to clinch up.
Tallon takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Paavo uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Tallon digs a good hook to Paavo's body.
Paavo keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tallon.
Tallon throws a body punch but Paavo moves out of range.
Paavo lands the left hand.
Tallon on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Paavo throws a leg kick
enabling Tallon to counter with a crisp jab.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tallon, right into the meat.
Tallon connects with a body shot that sends Paavo's belly button to the back.
Paavo digs a good body shot into Tallon's ribs.
Paavo fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tallon looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Tallon has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Tallon misses with a straight left.
Tallon avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

Tallon clinches up against the cage.
Tallon tries to work over Paavo's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Paavo lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Still in the clinch, Paavo scores with a nice short uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Paavo misses with a hook to the ribs.

Paavo breaks from the clinch.

Paavo tries to keep at a distance but Tallon has taken the fight into the clinch.
Paavo tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tallon's elbow.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Paavo.
Still in the clinch, Tallon scores with a nice short uppercut.
Paavo can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
Paavo tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon tries a body shot but Paavo blocks it.
Tallon tries a body shot but Paavo blocks it.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon tries to work over Paavo's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon tries to work over Paavo's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Paavo lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Paavo lands with a light punch inside.
Paavo tries to throw a body punch but Tallon avoids it by throwing Paavo back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A nice left hand lands by Paavo.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.

Paavo pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Tallon has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Paavo lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
A cross from Paavo lands.
Paavo misses with a hook
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
A jab from Tallon misses.
Paavo jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tallon is looking to chop away at Paavo's legs.
Tallon closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Paavo cracks Tallon with an open hand slap.
Paavo tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Paavo, right into the meat.
Paavo on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tallon. Tallon obviously looking to wear him down.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tallon tries to clinch up but Paavo circles away and keeps his distance.
Tallon missing with a left hand there. Paavo was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Paavo was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Tallon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Paavo.
Paavo tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tallon was well out of range. Poor timing from Paavo.
Tallon chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Paavo can pounce on him.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Eliitti Paavo 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.


Tallon 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.
Tallon turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Paavo lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Paavo tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Paavo thumps Tallon with a low kick.
Tallon tries to clinch but Paavo is having none of it.
A telegraphed right hand from Paavo misses the target.
Tallon lands with a hook. Paavo tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Paavo tries to clinch but Tallon is having none of it.
Paavo connects with a looping right hand.
Tallon will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tallon keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Paavo lands with a hook. Tallon tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Paavo getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Paavo throws a wild body kick that Tallon sees coming a mile off.
Paavo connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
The fighters circling - Paavo throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tallon throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Paavo ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Paavo is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Tallon can do to turn this around?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon throws a quick inside leg kick.
Paavo misses with a straight right.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Paavo.
Paavo connects with a single shot there.
Paavo slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Tallon pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A jab from Paavo misses.
Tallon on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Paavo throws a head kick but Tallon moves out of range.
Paavo throws out a powerful jab.
Paavo fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Tallon scores with a nice right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Tallon instigates a clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Paavo fails to land.
Paavo lands an uppercut.

Paavo manages to break the clinch.
Good leg kick by Paavo there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Paavo 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 Tallon has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tallon and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tallon throws out a counter right but Paavo avoids it with no problem.
Tallon scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A bone on bone clash there as Tallon blocks the leg kick.
Tallon is looking to slow Paavo down with leg kicks.
Tallon tries to land a front kick but Paavo steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Paavo swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Paavo misses with a combination
and Tallon counters with a nice uppercut.
Paavo misses with a hook. Tallon ducked under it nicely.
Paavo scoring well with a low kick there.
Tallon stuns Paavo with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tallon checks a low kick from Paavo.
Tallon steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Paavo.
Tallon wants to land a leg kick but Paavo is out of range.
Paavo loads up on a big right hand but Tallon slips the punch.
Paavo throws a looping overhand right but Tallon ducks down to avoid it.
Paavo lands a lovely overhand right.
Paavo tried to score with a low kick but Tallon checks it.
Tallon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Paavo moves away from the strike by Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws a nice outside leg kick.
Paavo misses with a hook.
Tallon throws a low kick but it's checked well by Paavo.
Paavo tries to counter by clinching up but Tallon breaks away and moves out of range.
Paavo throws a hook but Tallon avoids it easily.
Paavo takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

Paavo closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Paavo blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Paavo backwards.
A short uppercut from Tallon.
Paavo swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Paavo fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Paavo escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Tallon's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Paavo loads up on a big right hand but Tallon slips the punch.
Paavo misses with a hook. Tallon ducked under it nicely.
Tallon tries to counter with a clinch but Paavo shakes him off and moves away.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Tallon lands a jab to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Paavo keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good leg kick by Tallon there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

Paavo has closed the distance and engaged Tallon in a clinch.
Paavo lands a body punch in the clinch.
Sean Tallon seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Paavo misses with some punches.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Paavo.
Paavo misses with the head strike.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Paavo controls his hands.
Paavo tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Paavo gets through Tallon's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Paavo blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Paavo misses with some punches.
Paavo working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Paavo softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Paavos head.
Tallon lands a body shot.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Paavo avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tallon throws a low kick but Paavo moves out of range easily.
Eliitti Paavo is winning the standup battle so far.
Paavo tries to clinch up but Tallon circles away and keeps his distance.
Paavo's jab looks to have found its range, popping Tallon under the eye.
Paavo thows a left - swing and a miss!
Paavo ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Tallon swats away the attempt to clinch by Paavo.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Nice defenses there by Tallon.
Tallon lands a nice hook to Paavo's body. Paavo takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A good leg kick by Tallon.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Paavo throws a lazy uppercut
and Tallon counters with a straight right hand.
Tallon uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Paavo.
Jab by Tallon.
Paavo lands a leg kick that knocks Tallon off balance momentarily.

Paavo closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Paavo lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Paavo avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Paavo backwards.
Paavo tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tallon's elbow.
Paavo makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Paavo tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tallon's elbow.
A head punch on the inside from Paavo fails to land.
Paavo lands a left hand.
Paavo blocking some punches.
Paavo blocks an uppercut.
Paavo prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon lands a nice uppercut.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Paavo has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
A nice right hand lands inside from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Paavo's ribcage. Paavo let out a lung full of air as it connected.

Paavo manages to break the clinch.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tallon 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 Paavo has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Paavo and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Paavo misses with a wild combination.
Sean Tallon has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Paavo looks to throw the jab but Tallon is out of range.
A swing and a miss from Paavo.
Paavo misses the body punch
and Tallon counters with a nice leg kick.
Paavo misses with a head kick.
Tallon gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Paavo blocks a leg kick.
Paavo loads up on a big right hand but Tallon slips the punch.
Tallon is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Paavo with a body shot.
Tallon connects with a solid leg kick.
A combination from Paavo does no damage.
Paavo tries to close the distance and clinch up but Tallon swats him away and circles back towards the center.

Tallon has closed the distance and engaged Paavo in a clinch.
Tallon presses Paavo against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Paavo goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Paavo lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Paavo has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Paavo wants to get back to striking at distance but Tallon won't allow it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Paavo tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Paavo misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Paavo controls his hands.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Paavo controls his hands.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
A right handed body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Paavo lands a nice shot to the body.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Paavo throws a head punch that misses.
Paavo blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Paavo's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Tallon prevents a body shot from Paavo.
Paavo swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Paavo blocking some punches.
Paavo has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Paavo - that landed with a thud.
Paavo misses with the head strike.
Paavo misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon cracks Paavo with a nice body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Paavo.
A short body shot lands from Tallon as the two fighters clinch.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon lands with a right to the head.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon lands a shoulder strike.
Paavo throws an elbow but it misses.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short uppercut from Tallon.
Tallon tries to work over Paavo's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Paavo controls the action.
Paavo prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Paavo has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Paavo struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Eliitti Paavo!

Eliitti Paavo tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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Event: PFC 14 Guy vs Abdallah     
Date:   Feb 02, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Kosken Jorma (ranked 1195 p4p, 116 weight class) and Lamar Allen (ranked 1828 p4p, 180 weight class). Kosken Jorma could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Lamar Allen's chin.

175 cm
28
149 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
170 cm
26
152 lbs
11 - 3 - 0
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World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
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 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Kosken Jorma!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lamar Allen!
The judges for this bout are Eddie Farnsworth, Reed Andrews and Jonathan Paton.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Allen bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Jorma's head backwards.
A big right from Allen misses.
A slow jab from Jorma misses its intended target.
Jorma fails to land the takedown.
Jorma slips a straight right by Allen.
Jorma lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Allen tries to clinch there but Jorma circles away.
Allen slips under a jab.
Allen lands a nice shot that snaps Jorma's head back.
Jorma catches Allen with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Jorma misses with a hook. Allen ducked under it nicely.
Jorma fakes the leg kick and cracks Allen in the body.
Jorma misses with a hook.
Allen will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Jorma attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Jorma will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Jorma connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Jorma connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Allen's hands.
Jorma avoids the body shot from Allen.
Allen defending well as Jorma loads up on a big left hand.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Allen! But no joy.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Allen misses with a leg kick.
Allen cracks a nice hook into Jorma's ribs.
Allen jabs Jorma to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Jorma throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Jorma pivots, looking for a leg kick but Allen is out of range and Jorma settles back down.
Jorma fails to land the takedown.
Jorma avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
The fighters circling - Jorma throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jorma throws a hook but Allen blocks it.
Allen walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Jorma is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Allen.
Allen scores with a decent looking hook.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jorma slips under a jab.
Allen changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
A chopping leg kick lands by Allen.
Jorma throws a lazy uppercut
and Allen counters with a nice uppercut.
Jorma throws a leg kick
and Jorma takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Allen slips a jab from Jorma.
Allen misses with a low kick.
Jorma tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Allen swings for the body but Jorma moves out of range.
Allen walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Jorma checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Allen tries to close the distance and clinch up but Jorma swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Jorma is looking for a counter combo.
Allen jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Allen feints and then cracks Jorma's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jorma down.
Good work by Allen as he checks the leg kick.
Jorma shoots for a takedown but Allen saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Kosken Jorma. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Allen misses with a looping right.
Jorma throws a solid leg kick but Allen takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Jorma.
Allen connects with a leg kick. Jorma looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Jorma tries for a takedown but Allen circles away easily
and Allen counters with a nice uppercut.
Jorma avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Allen has worked on his takedown defense in the runup to this fight and it is paying off so far.
Allen throws a shot from downtown. Jorma moves away and avoids it.
Allen sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Allen moves out of range of the body kick.
Allen moves out of range as Jorma strikes.
Jorma throws a series of punches but Allen avoids them all with ease.
A countering left hand to the body from Allen misses.
Allen tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Jorma paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Jorma fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Allen avoids it really well and circles away.
Jorma keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Allen.
Allen scores with a hook.
Allen is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Jorma had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.

Allen rushes Jorma and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Jorma has had enough of the clinch but Allen keeps him there for the moment.
Jorma working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Allen takes a shot to the head.
Allen misses with a punch on the inside.
Allen swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Allen lands a nice uppercut.
Allen working aggressively here.
Allen is looking to control Jorma's arms but Jorma gets an underhook and turns him. Now Allen has his back to the cage.
Jorma scores with a nice hook to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

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

Jorma is looking for a triangle but Allen pushes his legs off easily.

Jorma is looking for a triangle but Allen pushes his legs off easily.
Jorma is trying to keep Allen in close.
Allen preventing the sweep.

Jorma looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Allen looking to pass the guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


That kick from Jorma tenderised Allen's leg. Allen is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jorma is looking to slow Allen down with leg kicks.
Allen's corner calls for a 1-2. Allen obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Jorma throws a low kick, looking for Allen's leg but Allen calmly moves out of range.
Allen throws a right hand that misses
and Jorma counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Some bone on bone action there as Allen checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jorma attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Allen avoids the body shot from Jorma.
Allen misses the shot to the body.
Jorma misses with a leg kick.
Allen connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Jorma momentarily.
Allen lands a jab to the nose.
Jorma pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Jorma fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Allen checks it well.
Allen lunges at Jorma with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Jorma's hand.
Allen throws the kick towards the body but Jorma avoids it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Allen throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Allen is looking to chop away at Jorma's legs.
Jorma changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Jorma shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Allen is trying to defend but Jorma finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Jorma throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Jorma throwing shots but Allen is blocking nicely.
Allen regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Jorma.
Allen controlling Jorma's posture.
Jorma wants to pass the guard but Allen is keeping the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Allen working a defensive guard here.
Allen is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.

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

Allen closes the distance and pushes Jorma back into the cage.
Jorma lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Jorma lands with a right to the head.
Jorma fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jorma misses with some punches.
Jorma cracks Allen with a nice body shot.
Jorma lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Jorma misses with some punches.
Allen taking a breather.
Allen lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Jorma backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Allen.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Jorma creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Allen misses with a punch on the inside.
Allen stalling.
Jorma scores with a shot to the side of Allen's head.
Jorma drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Allen.
Jorma lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Jorma misses with a hook from the clinch.
Jorma misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Allen tries to stall but Jorma uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Jorma misses with a short punch on the inside.

Jorma works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jorma throws a strike but Allen rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.


Jorma had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Allen defends it easily.
Allen stays in close to Jorma's body and controls the position.
Jorma is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kosken Jorma dominated that second round.
That's time! Jorma's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!



Allen takes the fight into the clinch.
Allen throws a punch but it's blocked by Jorma.
Allen has Jorma pressed against the cage.
Allen misses with a punch on the inside.
Allen is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Jorma creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Allen.
A shot in the inside from Jorma.
Allen is pressed up against the cage. Jorma has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Allen down to the mat. Allen avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Jorma throws a wild body kick that Allen sees coming a mile off.
It seemed like Allen was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jorma works Allen's body with a nice hook.
Allen walks into a jab.
Jorma misses with the combination.
Jorma throws a chopping leg kick but Allen manages to avoid taking any serious damage.

Allen clinches up against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Allen misses with a punch on the inside.
Jorma throws a punch but it's blocked by Allen.
Allen swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Allen goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Allen misses with a hook to the ribs.
Allen is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Jorma misses with some punches.
Allen goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Jorma tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Allen misses with a punch to the body.
Jorma lands with a short shot to the head.

Jorma jumps guard.
Allen slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Allen trying to control but Jorma is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Jorma is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Kosken Jorma overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Allen loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

Jorma looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Allen pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Jorma is keeping the position for now.

Jorma looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Allen has picked Jorma up and slammed him! Jorma can't keep hold of the triangle and Allen manages to pass to side control!
Jorma is trying to work for a sweep but Allen has mounted him!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jorma is trying to escape the mount.
Jorma is working hard here to advance position.
Allen tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Jorma is trying to escape the mount.
Allen trying to control but he's not successful this time.

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.
Jorma wants to hold on but Allen pushes him away.
Jorma really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Allen controlling his opponent.
Jorma keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Kosken Jorma.
I think Jorma has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Eddie Farnsworth scores the fight 29:28
Judge Reed Andrews scores the fight 29:28
Judge Jonathan Paton scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kosken Jorma!

Kosken Jorma 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: OFC 337: Ribber vs Tonon     
Date:   Jan 31, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Grin Ribber (ranked 17 p4p, 4 weight class) and Gary Tonon (ranked 321 p4p, 44 weight class). Ribber's entrance music is Ay Ay Ay. A fine choice. The crowd seem to be enjoying Tonon's choice of entrance music: What About Now. Grin Ribber had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

178 cm
35
155 lbs
31 - 11 - 0
174 cm
32
158 lbs
18 - 13 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent boxer
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 31 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Grin Ribber!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Gary Tonon!
The judges for this bout are Robert Douchet, Gregory Folan and Trevor Gratis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Ribber gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Ribber working a defensive guard here.
Ribber bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Tonon's guard.

Tonon 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.
Ribber connects with a couple of short punches.
Ribber wants to control from the top but Tonon keeps moving.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tonon utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Ribber connects with a couple of short punches.
Ribber keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Tonon's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tonon looking to hit a scissor sweep but Ribber is one step ahead there.
Ribber scoring with punches to the head and body.
Tonon seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Ribber wants to control from the top but Tonon keeps moving.
We've been hearing that Ribber has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.
Ribber won't allow Tonon to get back to his feet.
Tonon manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Ribber manages to get himself to full guard.


That's two minutes gone in the round.

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

Ribber is looking for a triangle but Tonon pushes his legs off easily.
Ribber keeping moving, preventing Tonon from controlling successfully.
Ribber is trying to control the position but Tonon postures up.

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

Ribber looking for a guillotine here but Tonon defends easily.
Tonon keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Ribber's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tonon preventing the sweep.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tonon sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Ribber wants to hit a switch here but Tonon passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Ribber there!
Tonon lands a couple of good shots and Ribber has given up his back, trying to escape the position!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ribber is defending well here and trying to improve his position.

Tonon looking for the choke but no joy.
Ribber is trying to break free.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ribber is working hard here to advance position.
Tonon doesn't have the hooks in and Ribber manages to turn into his guard.
Tonon looking to control but Ribber passes into half guard.
Ribber seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Tonon does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ribber is stalling here. Tonon is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Ribber seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Tonon has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tonon working away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ribber throws a poor cross that misses
and Tonon counters with a nice uppercut.
Ribber throws a quick inside leg kick.
Ribber throws a head kick that misses.
Despite the aggression on Tonon's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Ribber connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Tonon momentarily.
Tonon steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Ribber. That one must have hurt.
Ribber scores with a jab to the jaw.
Ribber gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Tonon takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Ribber 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 Tonon has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tonon and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Ribber takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Ribber misses with a two punch combination.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ribber moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tonon moves out of range of the body kick from Ribber.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ribber catches Tonon with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Donk. Ribber catches Tonon right on the button with a cross.
Ribber lands a jab to the head.
Tonon chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ribber can pounce on him.
Ribber scores with a jab.
Ribber connects with a crisp jab.
Ribber lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ribber throws a body kick, spinning off balance
letting Tonon counter with a right hand.
Ribber tries to clinch there but Tonon circles away.
Ribber is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Tonon can do to turn this around?

Tonon looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tonon cracks Ribber with a solid left hand.
Ribber looking for a sweep. Not yet Ribber, not yet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tonon tries to free his leg and advance position but Ribber is retaining full guard.
Ribber keeping moving, preventing Tonon from controlling successfully.

Ribber working for a triangle but Tonon defends it easily.
Ribber keeping full guard, as Tonon tries to pass.
Tonon is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Tonon wants to pass the guard but Ribber is keeping the position.
Gary Tonon has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tonon trying to control the position from guard on top but Ribber is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Ribber lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Ribber stopping the sweep attempt from Tonon.
Tonon keeping moving, preventing Ribber from controlling successfully.
Ribber tries to free his leg and advance position but Tonon is retaining full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.

Tonon working for a triangle but Ribber defends it easily.
Tonon avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Ribber content to stall in guard here.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Ribber working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ribber scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Ribber throws a sloppy head kick and Tonon moves out of range easily.
Tonon misses the shot to the body.
Ribber throws a hook to the side of Tonon's head but Tonon sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tonon looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Ribber circles away from the clinch attempt.
A little feinted left hand from Ribber on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A low kick from Ribber is predictable there
and Tonon connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tonon tries to bum rush Ribber with a series of wild strikes but Ribber uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Ribber throws a wild body kick that Tonon sees coming a mile off.
Ribber connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tonon misses with a jab, cross combination.
Ribber throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Tonon blocks a head kick by Ribber.
Despite the aggression on Tonon's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Ribber misses with a few strikes there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ribber misses with a hook
and Tonon counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Ribber with a hook.
Tonon bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ribber has his takedown stuffed
letting Tonon counter with a right hand.
Tonon paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Ribber lands a lovely overhand right.

Tonon gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tonon wants to sweep but no luck.
Tonon not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Ribber's corner. There ya go! There ya go!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tonon lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Ribber pulls Tonon in to control the position.
Ribber controls Tonon momentarily but Tonon frees himself.
Tonon working some strikes from top position.
Tonon wants to pass the guard but Ribber is keeping the position.
Ribber preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tonon is working Ribber over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Tonon trying to control the position from guard on top but Ribber is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Tonon wants to pass the guard but Ribber is keeping the position.
Tonon forces his way into half guard.
Ribber tries to roll over but Tonon keeps him under control.
Ribber is trying to control but Tonon manages to pass to mount!
Tonon prevents Ribber from getting the reversal.
Ribber tries to hold on but Tonon postures up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tonon wants to control the pace but Ribber is squirming around nicely.
Ribber slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Ribber wants to control but Tonon is keeping busy.
Tonon is looking to take a break and control but Ribber is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ribber trying to control from the bottom.
Tonon missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Tonon is looking to take a break and control but Ribber is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Gary Tonon 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!


The crowd cheers as Ribber lands an impressive looking overhand right. Tonon doesn't seem phased though.
Tonon throws the kick towards the body but Ribber avoids it.
Ribber throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Tonon blocks a jab.
Tonon appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.

Ribber clinches up with Tonon and pushes him back against the cage.
Tonon tries for a takedown. No joy.
Ribber swings wildly with an uppercut but Tonon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tonon can't get the takedown.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tonon blocks an uppercut.
Ribber working aggressively here.
Tonon has Ribber pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Ribber manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Grin Ribber has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Gary Tonon.
Tonon drops down looking for an ankle pick but Ribber pulls his leg out and moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ribber tries to land a body kick

and Tonon counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Tonon throws a big elbow that misses.
Ribber keeping full guard, as Tonon tries to pass.
Ribber has Tonon pulled in close to control his posture.
Ribber is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Tonon 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.
Ribber is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tonon lands a couple of digs.
Tonon trying to control but Ribber is working from the bottom.
Ribber looking for a sweep. Not yet Ribber, not yet.
Tonon wants to control from the top but Ribber keeps moving.
Tonon keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Ribber's head.
Ribber wants to improve his position but instead Tonon has moved into half guard.
Tonon working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Ribber's thigh. Ribber counters though and makes it back to full guard.
Ribber looking to hit a scissor sweep but Tonon is one step ahead there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tonon distracts Ribber with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Tonon postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Ribber is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

Ribber looking for a guillotine here but Tonon defends easily.
Tonon trying to control but Ribber is working from the bottom.

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.
Tonon scoring with some ground and pound.
Tonon postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Tonon wants to control from the top but Ribber keeps moving.
Ribber is trying to control the position but Tonon postures up.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Tonon looking to pass the guard.
Ribber looking to control but Tonon passes into half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tonon uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ribber.
Tonon ducks under a wild hook from Ribber.
Tonon has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
A left lands for Ribber.
Ribber tries to close the distance and clinch up but Tonon swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Tonon is looking for the big counter here.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Ribber 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 Tonon has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tonon and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Ribber lands a head kick!
Nice takedown defense from Ribber. No joy for Tonon on that attempt.
Tonon shoots in looking for a takedown. Ribber tries to sprawl out of it but Tonon keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Ribber manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A solid leg kick lands there for Ribber.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ribber bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Tonon's head.
Ribber moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Ribber tests Tonon's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Ribber dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tonon uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ribber.
A little jabbing left from Tonon on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ribber tries to work over Tonon's front leg with a kick but Tonon checks it.
Ribber fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Grin Ribber seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ribber throws a hook but Tonon blocks it.
Tonon replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Ribber blocks it well.
Ribber is looking to clinch.
Tonon chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ribber can pounce on him.
Grin Ribber has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ribber fails in his attempt to clinch.
Nice straight punches there by Ribber. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Ribber.

Tonon looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ribber wants to sweep here but Tonon controlling him for the moment.
Tonon chips away with some ground and pound.

Ribber looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Tonon wants to pass the guard but Ribber is keeping the position.
Tonon is looking to work some ground and pound but Ribber has wrist control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tonon wants to control from the top but Ribber keeps moving.
Tonon wants to pass the guard but Ribber is keeping the position.

Ribber is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Ribber trying to control the position.

Ribber has his foot on Tonon's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Tonon works his way back into a safe position though.
Tonon trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Ribber tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Tonon lands a couple of digs.
Tonon controlling from the top position.
Tonon stopping the sweep attempt from Ribber.
Tonon trying to control but Ribber is working from the bottom.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Tonon ducks under a wild hook from Ribber.
Ribber misses with a straight right.
Tonon is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Ribber with a body shot.
Ribber pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tonon unleashes a big counter combination but Ribber bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ribber darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Gary Tonon is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Ribber throws an off balance right hand
and Tonon counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Tonon tries to score a power double leg takedown but Ribber sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Tonon somewhat.

And that's the end of the fight!
Grin Ribber showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Tonon 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 Robert Douchet scores the fight 47:48
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 47:48
Judge Trevor Gratis scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Gary Tonon!

Gary Tonon is the new lightweight champion!
A less than humble Gary Tonon misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
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Event: Aspire 99: Jones vs. Gracie     
Date:   Jan 28, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Isaac Hayford (ranked 2105 p4p, 207 weight class) and Katu Partio (ranked 628 p4p, 64 weight class). Partio comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Sininen sunnuntai kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

179 cm
28
146 lbs
15 - 10 - 1
185 cm
29
152 lbs
12 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Isaac Hayford!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Katu Partio!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Daniel Bishop and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hayford tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Hayford throws an overhand right that lands on Partio's shoulder, as Partio tries to avoid the shot.
Partio throws a wild body kick that Hayford sees coming a mile off.
As Partio tries to get set, Hayford tries to push him back and clinch up but Partio manages to avoid the attempt.
Partio is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Hayford showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Partio.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Partio 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 Hayford has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Hayford and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Partio takes one to the side of the head.

It looks like Katu Partio has been cut.
Partio takes a swing at Hayford's ribcage but misses.
Hayford is looking to counter the offense by Partio and move into the clinch.
Hayford misses with a few strikes there.
A nice inside leg kick there by Partio. That's going to slow Hayford down.
Partio finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Partio misses with a body shot.
Hayford is looking to clinch.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Partio 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.
Partio misses with a jab, cross combination.
Partio lands a lovely overhand right.
A nice leg kick lands there from Partio.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hayford tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

Hayford gets a clinch.
Partio lands with a light punch inside.
Partio lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Hayford lands a body shot in the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hayford misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hayford swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Hayford softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Partio lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Partio wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
A short uppercut from Hayford.
Hayford stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
A right hook to the body lands for Hayford.
Hayford misses with a body punch.

Partio breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Partio throws the kick towards the body but Hayford avoids it.
A slow jab from Hayford misses its intended target.
Partio throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Hayford takes a jab right on the kisser.
Partio keeps the fight on the outside.
A jab from Hayford misses.
Partio looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Hayford tries to clinch up.
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!
Hayford misses with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hayford throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
A head kick misses from Partio.
Hayford throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hayford with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Partio feints and then cracks Hayford's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hayford down.
Katu Partio seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Partio closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Partio connects with a crisp jab.
Hayford throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Partio throws out a leg kick but Hayford moves out of range and Partio only half commits.

Hayford moves into the clinch successfully.
Hayford blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Partio.
Partio misses with a punch to the body.
Partio tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Partio breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
A decent looking cross lands there for Partio.
Hayford rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Partio moves out of range and avoids them all easily.

Hayford has managed to clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Partio throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Hayfords head.
Partio misses with some punches.
Partio lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Hayford backwards.
Hayford lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Partio backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Partio.
Partio misses with a body punch.
Partio working aggressively here.
Partio wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Hayford has him pressed against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Partio fails to land.
A short right from Partio.
Partio wants to break free but Hayford has control.
Hayford blocks an uppercut.
Partio tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Hayford doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Hayford blocking some punches.
Partio swings wildly with an uppercut but Hayford uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hayford misses with a hook from the clinch.
Hayford lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Hayford blocks a body shot from Partio.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Hayford breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
A slow jab from Hayford misses its intended target.
Hayford throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Hayford blocks a head kick by Partio.
Partio throws a wild body kick that Hayford sees coming a mile off.
Partio avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Nice cross by Hayford.
Hayford tries to close the distance and clinch but Partio swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Hayford avoids the head kick by Partio.
Partio throws a hook but Hayford avoids it easily.
Hayford takes a kick to the side of the head.
Hayford ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Partio moves away.
Hayford has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Partio.

Hayford forces Partio back against the cage and clinches.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Hayford throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Hayford blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Partio misses with a short punch on the inside.
Partio lands with a short head shot on the inside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Partio throws a head kick but Hayford moves out of range.
Partio connects with a right hand. Hayford shakes it off.
Partio throws a hook to the side of Hayford's head but Hayford sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Hayford uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Partio.
Partio has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Hayford lands a nice shot that snaps Partio's head back.

Hayford moves into the clinch successfully.
Hayford doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Hayford lands a left hand.
Partio blocking some punches.
Partio scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A nice right hand lands inside from Hayford.
Hayford lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Partio has a couple of punches blocked by Hayford.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Partio can't find room to land a body shot as Hayford controls the action.
Partio fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Hayford swings wildly with an uppercut but Partio uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hayford tries to throw a body punch but Partio avoids it by throwing Hayford back against the cage.
Partio lands an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right from Partio on the inside.
A short left from Partio.
Hayford lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Partio misses with a short punch on the inside.
Isaac Hayford has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Partio blocks an uppercut.
Partio throws a punch but it's blocked by Hayford.
Partio lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Hayford.
Partio misses with the head strike.
Partio lands a left hand that snaps the head of Hayford backwards.
Partio works on Hayford's body with a couple of short punches.
Hayford blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Partio swings wildly with an uppercut but Hayford uses good head movement to avoid it.
Partio misses with the head strike.
Hayford swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Partio wants to break free but Hayford has control.
Hayford lands a right hand.
Hayford misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hayford.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Partio.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Hayford lands a right hand that snaps the head of Partio backwards.
Hayford working aggressively here.
Hayford misses with some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hayford.
Hayford lands a left hand.
Hayford misses with some punches.
Hayford misses with the head strike.
Partio working some nice short punches in the clinch.

Partio breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Partio scores with a nice head shot.
Hayford lands a slapping body shot.
Hayford takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Partio misses with an uppercut.
Katu Partio seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Hayford moves out of range as Partio strikes.
Hayford moves out of range of the leg kick from Partio.
Hayford takes one to the side of the head.
Partio explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hayford tries to clinch there but Partio circles away.
Hayford tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Partio looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Nice uppercut lands for Hayford. That snapped Partio's head back.
Partio lands an overhand right.
Partio looks to land a left hand but Hayford moved out of range nicely.
Partio motions for Hayford to come forward. Partio throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Hayford takes a swing at Partio's ribcage but misses.
Hayford keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Partio.
The fighters circling - Hayford throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Hayford fails in his attempt to clinch.
Partio throws a leg kick but Hayford moved away.
Hayford punishes Partio's body with a nice straight punch.
Hayford tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Partio manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Hayford is looking to clinch.
A big left from Hayford misses.
Hayford tries to clinch up.
Partio misses with an uppercut. Hayford saw that one coming.
Hayford fails with an attempt to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hayford wants to clinch up but Partio keeps it at a distance.
Hayford misses with a straight right.
Partio throws a jab when Hayford was well out of range.
Partio looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Hayford scores with a hook.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Partio. Hayford shrugs it off though.
Hayford tries to move into range but Partio moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Partio.
Hayford uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Partio.
Hayford ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Partio. Hayford does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hayford appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Partio goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Hayford steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Partio. That one must have hurt.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Partio looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Hayford swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Partio appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Hayford throws a lazy right hand but Partio sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Partio only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Partio dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Partio scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Partio scores with a kick to the midsection.
Hayford checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Hayford tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Hayford slips a straight right by Partio.
Hayford slips under a jab from Partio.
Partio misses with a two punch combination.
Partio tried to score with a low kick but Hayford checks it.
Hayford misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Partio.
Partio steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Partio tries to move into range but Hayford moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Partio tries to work over Hayford's front leg with a kick but Hayford checks it.
Partio scores with a kick to the midsection.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Partio waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Hayford.
The fighters circling - Partio throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Partio tries to land a front kick but Hayford steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
The fighters circle momentarily. Partio darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Hayford throws a jab but it's blocked by Partio.
Partio tries a head kick but it misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hayford on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Hayford missing with a left hand there. Partio was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Partio misses with an uppercut.
Hayford lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Partio 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 Hayford has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Hayford and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
The fight stays on the outside here - Hayford looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Hayford tries to clinch up.
Partio throws a body kick that misses.
Hayford throws the left hand but Partio avoids the punch easily.
Partio appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.

Hayford clinches up with Partio and pushes him back against the cage.
Hayford tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Partio can't break the clinch.
Hayford works on Partio's body with a couple of short punches.
Partio lands a hook to the side of the head.
Hayford swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Partio scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Partio misses with a body punch.
Isaac Hayford has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Partio creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Hayford misses with a short punch on the inside.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A short left from Hayford.
Hayford misses with a punch to the body.
Partio misses with a punch on the inside.
Hayford lands a right hand that snaps the head of Partio backwards.

Partio breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Hayford takes a kick to the side of the head.
Hayford 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.
Partio tries to land a front kick but Hayford steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Partio throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Hayford.
Hayford keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Hayford tries to clinch but Partio moves away
and Partio makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Hayford scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Partio takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Hayford misses with a body shot.
Partio fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Hayford.
Hayford connects with the punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hayford throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Partio sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Hayford fails in his attempt to clinch.
Partio ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

Hayford rushes Partio and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Partio makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Hayford throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Partio working aggressively here.
Partio misses with a shot to the kidneys.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Partio.

Partio's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Hayford misses with a looping right.
Hayford will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Partio lands a lovely overhand right.

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

Partio is rocked!
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!
Hayford doesn't manage to clinch there - Partio circles away.
Partio is trying to counter with his kicks.
Partio is still on wobbly legs! Can Hayford finish him?
Hayford swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Partio misses with a head kick.
Hayford is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Partio.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Partio.
Hayford drops Partio with a naaaaasty hook - Partio is in real trouble here! Hayford dives in to side control and pounds out his opponent for a TKO victory! The crowd goes nuts!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Isaac Hayford!
Isaac Hayford decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: UFC 7-Gatsby vs Clattenburg     
Date:   Jan 27, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Rauta Kansleri (ranked 334 p4p, 46 weight class) and Arthur Schopenhauer (ranked 4404 p4p, 487 weight class). Kansleri kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is U.D.O. - Heart of Gold. Schopenhauer has chosen London Calling as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

192 cm
27
193 lbs
17 - 8 - 0
181 cm
36
194 lbs
26 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Bullet Proof System

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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 17 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Rauta Kansleri!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Arthur Schopenhauer!
The judges for this bout are Alyssa Summers, David Schapiro and Bruno Lombardi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kansleri fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kansleri stuffs the takedown.
Kansleri takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Kansleri displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Schopenhauer throws out the jab.
Schopenhauer takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Arthur Schopenhauer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kansleri throws a hook but Schopenhauer blocks it.
The fighters circle momentarily. Kansleri darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Schopenhauer throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
We've been told by Kansleri's head coaches at Gangsterdamage that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.

Schopenhauer shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Kansleri's guard.
Schopenhauer won't allow Kansleri to get back to his feet.

Kansleri pushes Schopenhauer off for just long enough to get back to his feet. Very athletic spring there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Schopenhauer decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
Kansleri is looking to escape.
Kansleri trying desperately to get back to his feet here but he's not having any joy at all. He's going to tire himself out if he's not careful.

Kansleri pushes Schopenhauer off and gets back to his feet.
Schopenhauer stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kansleri.
Schopenhauer looks for a takedown but Kansleri sprawls well.
Kansleri bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Schopenhauer's head backwards.
Kansleri lands a nice shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kansleri throws a head kick that half lands.

Schopenhauer shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Kansleri is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.

Kansleri manages to wriggle out and sneak his way back up to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched up against the cage.

Kansleri manages to break the clinch.
Kansleri is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Schopenhauer shoots for a takedown but Kansleri saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Rauta Kansleri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Arthur Schopenhauer.
Kansleri displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Schopenhauer.
Kansleri misses with a straight left.
Schopenhauer takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Schopenhauer throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Kansleri's waist but Kansleri gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Schopenhauer off to one side.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Schopenhauer steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kansleri.
Kansleri throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Schopenhauer's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kansleri misses with a hook.
Kansleri feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Schopenhauers jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Schopenhauer connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Schopenhauer misses with a takedown
letting Kansleri counter with a right hand.
Kansleri misses with an uppercut. Schopenhauer saw that one coming.
Schopenhauer shoots in but no luck this time.

Schopenhauer scores with a takedown into Kansleri's guard.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Kansleri is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Schopenhauer is controlling him.

Kansleri wriggles free and stands up.
Schopenhauer misses with a takedown attempt - Kansleri sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
A big left from Kansleri misses.
Schopenhauer swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Kansleri moves out of range of the strikes.
A slow jab from Kansleri misses its intended target.
Schopenhauer darts in looking for a takedown but Kansleri gets double underhooks and turns Schopenhauer into the cage.
Kansleri connects with a high kick.

Schopenhauer shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kansleri is trying to stand up here but Schopenhauer is controlling him well.

Schopenhauer seems to be looking for submissions.
Schopenhauer is trying to control the action in half guard but Kansleri is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kansleri looks like he's trying to stand up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Schopenhauer is trying to work for a kimura but Kansleri is defending well.
Schopenhauer prevents Kansleri from standing back up.

Schopenhauer is trying to work for a kimura but Kansleri is defending well.
Kansleri is looking to escape.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Schopenhauer wants to lay and pray for a moment but Kansleri keeps working.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.

Kansleri pushes Schopenhauer off and gets back to his feet.
Kansleri is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Schopenhauer connects with a crisp jab.
Kansleri misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Schopenhauer shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Kansleri sprawls well. Kansleri wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Schopenhauer gets slowly back to his feet.
Horrible takedown attempt by Schopenhauer or perhaps it was just good defense by Kansleri, which made it look bad.
Schopenhauer fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kansleri catches Schopenhauer with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Kansleri throws a hook but Schopenhauer avoids it easily.
Kansleri throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Schopenhauer fails with a takedown attempt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kansleri tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Schopenhauer was well out of range. Poor timing from Kansleri.
Kansleri jabs Schopenhauer right on the nose. Schopenhauer blinks but takes it well.
Schopenhauer dodges the punch combination from Kansleri.
Kansleri looks to throw the jab but Schopenhauer is out of range.
Kansleri getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Good leg kick by Kansleri there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Schopenhauer blocks a jab.
Schopenhauer now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Schopenhauer dives in and grabs Kansleri's left leg, looking for a takedown. Kansleri pushes down on Schopenhauer's head and hops out.
Schopenhauer lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kansleri throws a leg kick but Schopenhauer sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kansleri is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Schopenhauer can do to turn this around?
Kansleri thuds his right hand into Schopenhauer's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Schopenhauer throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Kansleri's waist but Kansleri gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Schopenhauer off to one side.
Kansleri tries to score with a low kick but Schopenhauer moves his leg out of the way.

Schopenhauer shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.

Kansleri has managed to wall walk up one of the corner posts to get back to his feet. Schopenhauer is pushing him up against the cage, looking to control the position.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A short right hand to the side of the head by Kansleri.
Kansleri has a couple of punches blocked by Schopenhauer.
Schopenhauer wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Kansleri has him pressed against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Kansleri breaks from the clinch.
Kansleri slips under a jab from Schopenhauer.
Kansleri pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Nice takedown defense from Kansleri. No joy for Schopenhauer on that attempt.
Rauta Kansleri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Arthur Schopenhauer.
Schopenhauer tries for a takedown but Kansleri sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Kansleri throws a leg kick which misses Schopenhauer's front leg but catches the back leg as Schopenhauer tries to avoid it.
Schopenhauer shoots in for a takedown but Kansleri shows good takedown defense.
A big left from Kansleri misses.
Kansleri scores with a nice strike.
Kansleri scoring well with a low kick there.
Kansleri throws a shot from downtown. Schopenhauer moves away and avoids it.
Schopenhauer changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Kansleri tries to avoid it but Schopenhauer manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Kansleri to the ground. Kansleri escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
A little feinted left hand from Kansleri on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kansleri will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Kansleri backing away here, and Schopenhauer unleashes a leg kick that just misses.

Kansleri tries to sprawl but Schopenhauer drives through with a takedown into half guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Kansleri kicks Schopenhauer off and gets back to his feet.
Kansleri jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Schopenhauer tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Kansleri defends well and Schopenhauer ends up having to push Kansleri into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Schopenhauer tries for a takedown but Kansleri sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Schopenhauer tries to score a power double leg takedown but Kansleri sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Schopenhauer somewhat.
Schopenhauer is breathing heavily.
Schopenhauer throws a poor cross that misses
and Kansleri counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Schopenhauer takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Schopenhauer shoots in but no luck this time.
Kansleri lands with a straight right. Schopenhauer didn't see that one coming.
Schopenhauer shoots in for a takedown but Kansleri shows good takedown defense.
Rauta Kansleri is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Schopenhauer tries to score a power double leg takedown but Kansleri sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Schopenhauer somewhat.
Schopenhauer moves forwards but Kansleri connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Schopenhauer.
Schopenhauer uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kansleri.
Schopenhauer tries for a takedown but Kansleri sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Kansleri is looking to counter punch.
Kansleri fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Schopenhauer.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Schopenhauer shoots for a double leg takedown but Kansleri sprawls well. He's pushed Schopenhauer's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Schopenhauer moves out of range of the strikes.
Kansleri connects with a body shot that sends Schopenhauer's belly button to the back.
Schopenhauer moves out of range as Kansleri strikes.
Rauta Kansleri is winning the standup battle so far.
Schopenhauer will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Kansleri wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Kansleri pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Kansleri throws an overhand right that lands on Schopenhauer's shoulder, as Schopenhauer tries to avoid the shot.
Schopenhauer takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Kansleri checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kansleri fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Schopenhauer has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Kansleri clobbers Schopenhauer with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Schopenhauer on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Schopenhauer checks a leg kick.
Kansleri connects with a crisp jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Schopenhauer is trying hard to land a takedown here. Kansleri sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Schopenhauer closes this distance looking for a takedown but Kansleri circles away.
Schopenhauer will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Kansleri lands a lovely overhand right.

Schopenhauer is rocked!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kansleri throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kansleri lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Schopenhauer is still on wobbly legs! Can Kansleri finish him?
No luck with that takedown attempt from Schopenhauer.
Schopenhauer shoots and misses
and Kansleri counters with a crisp right that sends Schopenhauer to the canvas! Kansleri follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:21 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Rauta Kansleri!
After the fight, Rauta Kansleri was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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RATING
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Event: UGD 97:Gower Vs Laine     
Date:   Jan 26, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Biggie Righty Handy (ranked 414 p4p, 56 weight class) and Jason Sturd Jr (ranked 590 p4p, 79 weight class). Handy comes into the arena with National Anthem of USSR blaring out of the sound system. Sturd Jr is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Waka Flocka Flame - 50K (Neon Dreams Remix). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

202 cm
31
194 lbs
17 - 7 - 0
181 cm
34
191 lbs
28 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Biggie Righty Handy!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jason Sturd Jr!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Paul Tew and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Handy jabs at Sturd Jr's body.
Handy misses with a looping left.
Sturd Jr misses with a looping right.
Sturd Jr swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Handy.
Handy throws a low kick, looking for Sturd Jr's leg but Sturd Jr calmly moves out of range.
Handy looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Biggie Righty Handy seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Handy connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Handy throws a poor cross that misses
letting Sturd Jr counter with a right hand.
Handy throws a body punch but Sturd Jr moves out of range.
Handy attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Handy misses with a head kick.
Sturd Jr scoring well with a low kick there.
Sturd Jr feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Handy's calf.
Handy is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sturd Jr.
Sturd Jr takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Handy looks to throw a body kick
and Sturd Jr counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sturd Jr throws an overhand right that lands on Handy's shoulder, as Handy tries to avoid the shot.
Handy throws a nice inside leg kick.
Sturd Jr avoids the head kick by Handy.
Sturd Jr scores with a nice strike.
Handy blocks a head kick by Sturd Jr.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sturd Jr connects with a body shot that sends Handy's belly button to the back.
Sturd Jr throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Handy.
Sturd Jr slips under a jab from Handy.
Sturd Jr ducks right into an uppercut from Handy.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Handy - that will leave a mark!
Handy throws a shot from downtown. Sturd Jr moves away and avoids it.
Handy uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sturd Jr.
Handy connects with the punch.
Handy lands a nice looking kick to the body. Sturd Jr takes a step back to recover.
Sturd Jr bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sturd Jr is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Handy with a body shot.
Sturd Jr misses with a looping right.
Handy misses with an uppercut. Sturd Jr saw that one coming.
Handy throws a lazy body kick
and Sturd Jr counters with a nice leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Handy throws out a leg kick but Sturd Jr moves out of range and Handy only half commits.
A telegraphed right hand from Sturd Jr misses the target.
Handy misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Handy throws a head kick but Sturd Jr moves out of range.
Handy misses with a lunging right hand
and Sturd Jr counters with a right hand to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sturd Jr is looking to score with low kicks.
Sturd Jr on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Handy. Handy obviously looking to wear him down.
Sturd Jr checks the leg kick nicely there.
Handy throws a lazy uppercut
and Sturd Jr counters with a nice leg kick.
Sturd Jr walks forward, straight into a front kick from Handy.
Handy misses with a straight left.
Handy tries to land a front kick but Sturd Jr steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Sturd Jr let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Handy misses with a hook. Sturd Jr ducked under it nicely.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Handy 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 Sturd Jr has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Sturd Jr and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Sturd Jr connects with a solid leg kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Sturd Jr.
Sturd Jr scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Handy misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Sturd Jr defending well as Handy loads up on a big left hand.
Handy tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Sturd Jr on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Handy keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sturd Jr.
Handy appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Handy jabs Sturd Jr right on the nose. Sturd Jr blinks but takes it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Handy misses with an uppercut.
Sturd Jr walks into a straight right hand from Handy.
A slow jab from Handy misses its intended target.
Handy is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Handy scores with a nice strike.
Handy really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Sturd Jr lands with a shot to the body.
Handy throws a leg kick but Sturd Jr moved away.
Handy throws out a leg kick but Sturd Jr moves out of range and Handy only half commits.
Handy pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Handy slips under a jab.
Sturd Jr throws a half hearted mid kick.
Sturd Jr throws a nice inside leg kick.
Sturd Jr connects with a single shot there.
Sturd Jr throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Handy.
Sturd Jr misses with a lunging right hand
and Handy counters with a nice uppercut.
Handy misses with a low kick as Sturd Jr jumps back.
Handy 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.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sturd Jr fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Handy is out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Handy misses with an attempted mid kick.
Sturd Jr ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
A combination from Sturd Jr does no damage.
Handy fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Handy is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Handy throws a chopping leg kick but Sturd Jr manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Handy staying out of range there.
Both fighters circling a little - Handy finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Handy moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Handy with a jab.
Handy keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sturd Jr avoids the head kick by Handy.
Sturd Jr looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Handy cracks Sturd Jr with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Handy throws a poor cross that misses
and Sturd Jr counters with a good, hard body kick but Handy shrugs it off.
Handy goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Sturd Jr slips a jab from Handy.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Sturd Jr! But no joy.
Handy fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Sturd Jr is out of range.
A little jabbing left from Sturd Jr on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Handy misses with a right hand
and Sturd Jr counters with a leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sturd Jr lands a jab to the nose.
Nice uppercut lands for Sturd Jr. That snapped Handy's head back.
Handy keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sturd Jr misses with an uppercut.
Handy jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sturd Jr stalks Handy and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Handy's face. Handy staggers backwards, shaken.
Sturd Jr looks to land a left hand but Handy moved out of range nicely.
Handy throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Sturd Jr moves out of range of the strikes.
Sturd Jr thinks about the counter body kick.
Biggie Righty Handy is winning the standup battle so far.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Handy 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 Sturd Jr has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Sturd Jr and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
It seemed like Sturd Jr was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Handy is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Sturd Jr throws a nice inside leg kick.
Handy scores with a head kick. Sturd Jr tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
A big right from Sturd Jr misses.
Sturd Jr avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sturd Jr throws out a leg kick but Handy moves out of range and Sturd Jr only half commits.
Handy is looking to counter with a body kick.
The fighters circling - Handy throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sturd Jr looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Handy throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Sturd Jr sizes up Handy with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Handy fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sturd Jr manages to avoid it.
A bone on bone clash there as Handy blocks the leg kick.
Handy finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Handy looks to score with a jab to the body but Sturd Jr is just out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Sturd Jr! But no joy.
Handy throws a lazy uppercut
and Sturd Jr counters with a slapping leg kick.
Sturd Jr lands a leg kick that knocks Handy off balance momentarily.
Handy staying out of range there.
Handy keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sturd Jr.
Handy chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Sturd Jr can pounce on him.
Handy throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Handy misses the jab.
Sturd Jr feints a counter leg kick.
Handy works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Handy throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Sturd Jr throws a looping overhand right but Handy ducks down to avoid it.
Handy throws a shot from downtown. Sturd Jr moves away and avoids it.
Sturd Jr misses with an uppercut. Handy saw that one coming.
Handy swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Handy scoring well with a low kick there.
Handy tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sturd Jr was well out of range. Poor timing from Handy.
Sturd Jr feints a counter leg kick.
Sturd Jr stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Handy.
Handy throws a nice outside leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A telegraphed right hand from Handy misses the target.
Sturd Jr tries to bum rush Handy with a series of wild strikes but Handy uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Handy uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sturd Jr.
A good leg kick by Handy.
Sturd Jr wants to land a leg kick but Handy is out of range.
Handy smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Handy misses with a straight left.
Handy misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Handy misses with the combination.
Handy throws a shot from downtown. Sturd Jr moves away and avoids it.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Sturd Jr throws a nice inside leg kick.
Handy misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sturd Jr.
Sturd Jr lands with a cross.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sturd Jr takes a jab right on the kisser.
Handy misses the body punch
and Sturd Jr counters with an outside leg kick.
Sturd Jr misses with a leg kick.
A lazy body kick from Handy
and Handy takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Sturd Jr is looking to chop away at Handy's legs.
Handy misses the jab.
Sturd Jr scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Sturd Jr uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Handy.
Handy throws a hook but Sturd Jr avoids it easily.
Sturd Jr looks to throw the jab but Handy is out of range.
Handy wants to land a leg kick but Sturd Jr is out of range.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Sturd Jr 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 Handy has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Handy and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Handy shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Sturd Jr looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Handy jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Handy cracks the inside of Sturd Jr's front leg.
Handy throws a low kick, looking for Sturd Jr's leg but Sturd Jr calmly moves out of range.
Handy throws a hook to the side of Sturd Jr's head but Sturd Jr sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sturd Jr throws a head kick that half lands.
Sturd Jr connects with a body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sturd Jr avoids the head kick by Handy.
Handy throws a hook but Sturd Jr avoids it easily.
Sturd Jr only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Sturd Jr uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Handy throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Sturd Jr takes one to the side of the head.
Handy slips a jab from Sturd Jr.
A head kick misses from Handy.
Handy checks a leg kick nicely.
Handy misses with a combination
and Sturd Jr counters with an inside leg kick.
Handy shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Sturd Jr uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Handy has time to react.
Sturd Jr avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Handy scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
A telegraphed right hand from Handy misses the target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Jason Sturd Jr will probably get the nod - 10:9.
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!


Sturd Jr throws a looping overhand right but Handy ducks down to avoid it.
Handy is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Handy.
Handy connects with a high kick.
Handy checks a leg kick.
Handy looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Handy misses with a low kick as Sturd Jr jumps back.
Sturd Jr thuds a left hand into Handy's body.
Sturd Jr throws a body punch but Handy moves out of range.
Handy throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sturd Jr connects with a good right hand that stumbles Handy. Handy circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Sturd Jr checks a leg kick nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sturd Jr with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Handy displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sturd Jr throws out the jab.
Handy throws a low kick but Sturd Jr avoids it.
Sturd Jr swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Sturd Jr has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Handy.
Handy throws a push kick but Sturd Jr slaps the foot to one side.
Handy throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sturd Jr slips a jab from Handy.
Sturd Jr connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Sturd Jr throws a sloppy head kick and Handy moves out of range easily.
Handy fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Sturd Jr.
Sturd Jr lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Handy walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Sturd Jr checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Sturd Jr turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Handy throws a body kick that misses.
Handy cracks Sturd Jr with a right hand to the side of the head.
Handy walks into a jab.
Handy tries to land a front kick but Sturd Jr steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Sturd Jr avoids the body shot from Handy.
Handy throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Sturd Jr counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Handy tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Sturd Jr ducks right into an uppercut from Handy.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Handy avoids the head kick by Sturd Jr.
Handy keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A counter left hand to the body from Handy misses its target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Handy throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Sturd Jr swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Handy moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Sturd Jr connects with an inside leg kick.
Sturd Jr shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Handy pivots, looking for a leg kick but Sturd Jr is out of range and Handy settles back down.
Sturd Jr goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Handy lands a glancing blow to the side of Sturd Jr's head.
Sturd Jr misses with a wild body shot.
Sturd Jr pulls out of a head kick attempt.
It looked like Handy was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Sturd Jr.
Sturd Jr dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Handy. That did some damage!
Handy tries to work over Sturd Jr's front leg with a kick but Sturd Jr checks it.
Sturd Jr fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Handy misses with a leg kick
and Sturd Jr counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Sturd Jr with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Handy misses the shot to the body.
Sturd Jr throws a counter combo.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick from Sturd Jr misses.
Handy went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Handy misses the jab.
Handy takes one on the button.
Handy avoids a kick to the body.
Handy tried to counter with a leg kick but Sturd Jr avoided it.
Sturd Jr throws a shot from downtown. Handy moves away and avoids it.
Handy throws a head kick that misses.
Handy defending well as Sturd Jr loads up on a big left hand.
Sturd Jr takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Sturd Jr has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Handy checks a low kick from Sturd Jr.
Sturd Jr is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Handy.
Sturd Jr throws out a loose jab but Handy uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sturd Jr walks into a stiff left hand from Handy.
A clash of legs there as Handy blocks the low kick.
Handy misses with a low kick.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Handy, as that shot connected.
Sturd Jr ducks under a wild hook from Handy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Handy lunges at Sturd Jr with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Sturd Jr's hand.
Sturd Jr misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Handy.
Handy misses with a straight right.
Sturd Jr looks to land a combination but Handy avoids it well.
Handy throws an overhand right that lands on Sturd Jr's shoulder, as Sturd Jr tries to avoid the shot.
A telegraphed right hand from Handy misses the target.
Handy throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Sturd Jr on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Handy uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Sturd Jr.
Handy blocks a jab.
Sturd Jr pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jab, jab by Sturd Jr - just one landing.
Sturd Jr lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Sturd Jr thows a leg kick but Handy checks it
and Handy counters with a straight right hand.
Handy is looking to chop away at Sturd Jr's legs.
Sturd Jr is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Handy.
Sturd Jr is looking to slow Handy down with leg kicks.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 28:29
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 30:28
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Biggie Righty Handy!

In his post fight interview, Biggie Righty Handy started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: UGD 97:Gower Vs Laine     
Date:   Jan 26, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Jeff Gower (ranked 40 p4p, 2 weight class) and Pako Laine (ranked 152 p4p, 13 weight class). Laine is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Nikke Ankara - Värifilmi. Jeff Gower had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

165 cm
30
156 lbs
22 - 6 - 1
174 cm
33
146 lbs
21 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jeff Gower!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Pako Laine!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Steven Brown and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gower slips a jab from Laine.
We've been told by Gower's head coaches at Ryōzanpaku Dojo that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Gower scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Gower keeps the fight on the outside.
Laine throws a body shot but no joy.
A telegraphed right hand from Gower misses the target.
Gower throws out a loose jab but Laine uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gower drops his hands momentarily and Laine takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Laine misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gower.
Gower slips a jab and a cross from Laine.
Gower looks to land a right hand but Laine moved out of range.
Laine raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Gower uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Laine.
Laine steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gower.
Laine tries a low kick but Gower avoids it.
Laine throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Laine 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.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Laine thuds his right hand into Gower's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Gower tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Laine was well out of range. Poor timing from Gower.
Laine throws a leg kick
letting Gower counter with a right hand.
Gower lands with an overhand left.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Laine lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Laine.
A telegraphed right hand from Laine misses the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower throws a head kick that misses.
Gower uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Laine has time to react.

Laine closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Gower to the mat! Gower manages to get full guard.
Laine postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Gower keeping moving, preventing Laine from controlling successfully.
Laine working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

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


Laine looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Laine looking to hit a scissor sweep but Gower is one step ahead there.
Gower has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Laine controls Gower momentarily but Gower frees himself.
Laine looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Laine has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Gower has passed into side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Laine tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Gower wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

Gower decides to take the fight back to the feet.
Gower takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
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!
Gower dips to his left and cracks Laine with an uppercut!
Laine slips under a jab from Gower.
Pako Laine seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Laine misses with an attempted mid kick.
Gower misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Laine.
Laine connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Laine moves out of range of the strikes.
Laine misses with a straight right.
It looked like Gower wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Laine throws a hook but Gower avoids it easily.
Laine looking to land some kicks to the body here.
A lazy left from Laine finds it's target.
Laine will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Laine thumps Gower with a low kick.
Laine fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Gower.
Gower scores with a kick to the body.
Gower misses with an attempted mid kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gower. Laine does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gower fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Laine manages to avoid it.
Gower throws a jab when Laine was well out of range.
Laine tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Gower manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Gower misses with a hook.
Gower blocks a head kick by Laine.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Gower, as that shot connected.
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!
Laine takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Laine misses with a low kick.
Gower quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Laine misses with a straight right.
Gower misses with a looping left.
Both fighters circling a little - Gower finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Gower avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
As Laine backs away, Gower returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Gower fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Gower will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Laine throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Gower.
Gower misses with a body shot.
Laine throws a head kick that misses
and Gower counters with a nice body shot.
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 wants to slow Laine down by chopping away at his legs.
Gower misses with an uppercut.
Jeff Gower is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Gower lands a lovely overhand right.

Laine scores with a takedown into Gower's guard.
Laine trying to control but Gower is working from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Jeff Gower will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Gower connects with a single shot there.
Gower uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Laine.
Gower dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Nice sprawl there from Gower as Laine shoots in.
Gower is looking to chop away at Laine's legs.
Laine throws out a powerful jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Laine misses the target.
Laine throws a poor cross that misses
and Gower counters with a nice leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Laine.
Gower feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Laine's calf.
Laine moves out of range as Gower strikes.
Gower uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Gower lands with a thumping leg kick.
Laine takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Laine connects with a right hand. Gower shakes it off.
Gower connects with a right hand. Laine shakes it off.
Laine works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Laine checks a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Laine looks to score with a jab to the body but Gower is just out of range.
Laine fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gower manages to avoid it.
Gower blocks a low kick nicely.
Laine misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Laine scores with a nice right hand.
Laine tries to clinch up.
Laine uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gower.
Gower missing with a left hand there. Laine was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Gower tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Laine was well out of range. Poor timing from Gower.
Laine now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Gower connects with a crisp jab.
Laine misses with an uppercut. Gower saw that one coming.
Gower throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

Laine rushes Gower and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Laine tries to land a knee to the head but Gower blocks with his arms.
Laine lands with a short shot to the head.
Gower scores with a shoulder strike.
Laine can't find room to land a body shot as Gower controls the action.
Gower tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gower blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Laine lands a left hand.
Gower working aggressively here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gower.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gower.
Laine misses with some punches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gower.
Gower misses with a punch to the body.
Laine with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Gower lands a right hand that snaps the head of Laine backwards.
Laine lands a right hand.
Laine softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Laine lands with a light punch inside.
Gower goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gower misses with a punch on the inside.
Gower throws a punch but it's blocked by Laine.
Gower working some nice short punches in the clinch.

Gower manages to break the clinch.
Gower swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Laine throws an overhand right that lands on Gower's shoulder, as Gower tries to avoid the shot.
Laine looks to throw the jab but Gower is out of range.
Gower stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Laine.
Laine has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Gower bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gower swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Jab, jab by Gower - just one landing.
Laine throws a hook but Gower blocks it.
Laine steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Gower. That one must have hurt.
Gower scores with a shot to the body.
Gower jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gower connects with a nice looking jab.
Laine checks the leg kick nicely there.
Gower blocks the body kick.
Gower takes a swing at Laine's ribcage but misses.
Laine throws a wild body kick that Gower sees coming a mile off.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Laine thows a left - swing and a miss!
Laine scores with a hook.
A looping hook to the body misses from Laine. Gower does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gower is looking to counter with a shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gower attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Laine misses with a hook
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Laine tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Gower digs a good body shot into Laine's ribs.
Laine misses with a low kick.
Laine takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Laine is looking to clinch.
Gower fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Laine has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Gower misses with a hook.
Laine throws a leg kick
and Gower counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Laine thinking.
Gower moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
That kick from Gower tenderised Laine's leg. Laine is trying to keep his angry face on.
Gower misses with a wild body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Laine takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Laine checks the leg kick.
Laine ducks under a wild hook from Gower.
Laine replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Gower blocks it well.
Laine's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Gower uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Laine.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Laine fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gower manages to avoid it.
The fighters circling - Gower throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Laine throws a hook but Gower blocks it.
Laine uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gower.
Laine throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Gower throws out a loose jab but Laine uses good head movement to avoid it.
Laine tries to bum rush Gower with a series of wild strikes but Gower uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Laine walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
A decent looking cross lands there for Gower.
Laine throws an off balance right hand
and Gower counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Laine fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Gower has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Gower moves out of range of the strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gower tries a low kick but Laine avoids it.
Laine pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Gower thinks about countering with a head kick.
Laine on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Gower throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Laine gets cracked there but stands up to it.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Laine lunges at Gower with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Gower's hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Laine moves out of range of the leg kick from Gower.
Laine just misses with a punch to the body.
Laine takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Laine lands a nice leg kick that just misses Gower's sensitive parts.
Gower stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Laine.
Gower ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Laine moves away.
Laine lands with an uppercut that bounces Gower off the cage and back into range.
Gower avoids a kick to the body.
Gower tried to counter with a leg kick but Laine avoided it.
Gower leaves Laine with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Jeff Gower is winning the standup battle so far.
Donk. Gower catches Laine right on the button with a cross.
Laine misses with a looping left.
Laine swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jab by Laine.
Gower throws a hook but Laine avoids it easily.
Laine throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Laine catches Gower with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gower connects with a leg kick. Laine looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Gower scores with a leg kick.
Gower has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Gower there as he acknowledges the shot.
Gower throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Laine throws a big counter head kick but Gower avoids it with no problem.
Gower lands with a thumping leg kick.
Gower 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.
Laine avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A nice leg kick lands there from Laine.

Laine closes the distance and clinches.
Gower tries a body shot but Laine blocks it.
A head punch on the inside from Laine fails to land.
Gower misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Laine connects with a nasty looking knee right to Gower's face.
Gower works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Laine blocks a body shot from Gower.
Laine tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Laine is looking for a takedown.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gower misses with the head strike.
Laine tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gower throws a punch but it's blocked by Laine.
Laine misses with a short punch on the inside.
Laine misses with the head strike.
Laine is trying to pull guard but Gower turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Jeff Gower has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Pako Laine.
Laine makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Laine working aggressively here.
Laine misses with a punch on the inside.
Gower misses with the head strike.
Gower blocks an uppercut.
Gower lands a body shot.
Laine takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Gower misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gower.
Gower blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Laine misses with a knee strike.
Gower lands with a left to the head.
Laine lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Laine misses with a punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Laine throws a head punch that misses.
Gower lands a left hand.

It looks like Pako Laine has been cut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gower.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Gower manages to break the clinch.
Gower moves out of range of the body kick from Laine.
Laine buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Gower loads up on a big right hand but Laine slips the punch.
Gower moves out of range of the strikes.
Gower circles away from the clinch attempt.
Gower moves out of range of the strikes.
A big right from Laine misses.
A punch combination from Gower misses.
Laine feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Gower's calf.
Gower steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Laine.
Laine blocks the body kick.
Gower slips under a jab from Laine.
Gower cracks Laine with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Pako Laine just about did enough to take it.
The cut man is working on Pako Laine's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Laine missing with a left hand there. Gower was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Gower fails to land with a series of punches.
Gower misses with a body shot.
Laine fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Gower checks it well.
Laine misses with a body kick.
Gower scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Laine throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gower sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Laine tries a low kick but Gower avoids it.
Gower looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Gower checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Gower throws a body kick that misses.
Laine misses with an attempted mid kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Laine ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gower moves away.
Laine misses with the combination.
Laine fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Laine jabs at Gower's body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower misses with an uppercut.
Nice defenses there by Gower.
Laine has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Gower scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Gower throws a low kick but it's checked well by Laine.
Good standup being displayed there by Laine as he connects with a hook.
Laine tries to land a leg kick but Gower saw it coming and moves away.
Laine cracks Gower with a right hand to the side of the head.
Laine uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gower.
Gower throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Laine 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.
A big left from Laine misses.
Gower throwing a counter right hand but Laine manages to avoid it.
Gower takes a swing at Laine's ribcage but misses.
Decent striking displayed by Gower there.
Gower lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Laine throws a sloppy body shot
enabling Gower to counter with a crisp jab.
Gower checks the leg kick nicely there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Laine plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A slapping leg kick lands for Gower.
Gower connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Gower misses with a hook
and Laine counters with a leg kick.
Gower throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Laine wants to land a leg kick but Gower is out of range.
Gower on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Laine on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Laine darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Gower loads up on a big right hand but Laine slips the punch.
Laine misses with a low kick.
Gower jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Gower gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Laine.
A telegraphed right hand from Gower misses the target.
Laine checks a leg kick.
Laine keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Laine connects with a leg kick. Gower looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Laine throws a low kick but Gower moves out of range easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Laine uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gower.
Gower looks for the body kick but Laine saw that one coming.
Gower lands a nice shot to the body.
Gower throws a nice inside leg kick.
Gower pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Gower blocks a low kick nicely.
Gower scores with a jab to the jaw.
Gower missing with a left hand there. Laine was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nice shot lands for Laine.
Gower digs a good body shot into Laine's ribs.
Laine 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.
Laine scores with a sloppy right hand. Gower should have avoided that one.
Laine throws a nice outside leg kick.
Gower throws a nice looking combination but Laine bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Laine misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gower.
Gower misses with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Laine throws a series of punches but Gower avoids them all with ease.
An attempted straight right counter from Gower misses the target.
Gower jabs Laine to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Laine pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gower fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Laine takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Laine swings for the body but Gower moves out of range.
A jab from Laine misses.
Laine connects with a nice looking jab.
Laine ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gower moves away.
Gower connects with a body shot that sends Laine's belly button to the back.
Laine ducks under a wild hook from Gower.
Gower throws a nice inside leg kick.
Laine attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Gower throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Gower throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Laine lands a really nice looking cross but Gower seems unphased.
Laine is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Jeff Gower will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Pako Laine's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


Gower lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Laine uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Laine tries to close the distance and clinch but Gower swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
It looked like Gower wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Laine scores with a jab to the jaw.
Laine tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Gower chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Laine fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Gower is out of range.
Laine connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Gower's hands.
Laine throws a lazy head kick
and Gower counters with a slapping leg kick.
Gower scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
A thudding body kick lands there by Gower!
Gower moves away from the strike by Laine.
Gower tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Laine was well out of range. Poor timing from Gower.
Laine has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Gower.
Gower connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Gower slips a jab from Laine.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Laine fails miserably with a takedown attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Laine throws a chopping leg kick but Gower manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A little feinted left hand from Gower on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Gower slips a jab from Laine.
Gower cracks Laine with an open hand slap.
Gower looks for the body kick but Laine saw that one coming.
Gower uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Laine.
An inside leg kick lands from Laine.
Gower takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Gower avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Laine walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Laine slips under a jab from Gower.
Gower slips under a jab from Laine.
Laine tries to land a front kick but Gower steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Laine catches Gower with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Gower connects with a jab.
Laine throws a chopping leg kick but Gower manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Pako Laine has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gower. Laine does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gower finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Laine avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Laine drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Gower defends it well.
Laine slips under a jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gower lands with a shot to the body.
Gower blocks a leg kick.
Laine throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Gower counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gower takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Gower throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Gower swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Laine.

Laine scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Laine looking to control but instead Gower has slipped a leg in, to regain half guard.
Laine prevents Gower from improving his position.
Laine is looking to take a break and control but Gower is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Gower manages to escape and get back to his feet!
Laine lands with a good body shot.
The fighters circling - Gower throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Gower jabs Laine right on the nose. Laine blinks but takes it well.
Gower displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Laine throws out the jab.
Good work by Gower as he checks the leg kick.
Gower darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Laine uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gower.
Gower has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Gower there as he acknowledges the shot.
Laine waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gower.
Gower moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Laine dodges the punch combination from Gower.
Jeff Gower is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gower looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
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 telegraphed right hand from Laine misses the target.
Gower throws a quick counter kick to the body but Laine avoids it.
Laine scores with a decent looking hook.
Laine takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Gower throws a nice outside leg kick.
Gower throws out a loose jab but Laine uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gower digs a good hook to Laine's body.
Gower misses the jab.
A low kick from Laine is predictable there
enabling Gower to counter with a crisp jab.
Laine on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Gower looks to land a right hand but Laine moved out of range.
Laine feints the counter takedown.
Laine tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Laine misses with a leg kick
and Gower counters with a thumping low kick.
Laine uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gower.
Laine throws a shot from downtown. Gower moves away and avoids it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jeff Gower showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Gower 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge William Gold scores the fight 47:48
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 47:48
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 50:46

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Pako Laine!

Pako Laine is the new featherweight champion!
In his post fight interview, Pako Laine started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: MMAHelsinki - 164     
Date:   Jan 24, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Project Doom (ranked 254 p4p, 35 weight class) and Mat Diaz (ranked 255 p4p, 36 weight class). Diaz has chosen I Got Five On It as his entrance music. Project Doom could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Mat Diaz's chin.

195 cm
29
179 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
180 cm
29
184 lbs
13 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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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 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Project Doom!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Mat Diaz!
The judges for this bout are Johanna Lukiainen, Marco Blurström and Roosa Järviläinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Doom fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Diaz looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Doom takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Doom slips a straight right by Diaz.
Diaz fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Doom avoids it really well and circles away.
Doom connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Diaz shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Diaz misses with a wild body shot.
Diaz throws a shot from downtown. Doom moves away and avoids it.
Doom jabs at Diaz's body.
Diaz swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Doom moves out of range of the strikes.
Doom's corner calls for a 1-2. Doom obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Diaz throws a lazy right hand but Doom sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Diaz comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A telegraphed right hand from Diaz misses the target.
Diaz is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Diaz swings for the body but Doom moves out of range.
Doom lands a leg kick that knocks Diaz off balance momentarily.
Doom keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Doom throws out a loose jab but Diaz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Project Doom is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Diaz swings for the body but Doom moves out of range.
Doom misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Diaz feints the counter takedown.
Good leg kick by Doom there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Diaz sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Diaz looks to land a left hand but Doom moved out of range nicely.
Doom pivots, looking for a leg kick but Diaz is out of range and Doom settles back down.
Doom takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Diaz gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Doom.
An inside leg kick from Doom misses.
Some wild striking there from Doom.
Diaz jabs Doom right on the nose. Doom blinks but takes it well.
A leg kick checked by Diaz.
Diaz misses the shot to the body.
Doom tries to counter by clinching up but Diaz breaks away and moves out of range.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Doom uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diaz.
Doom fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Diaz jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diaz showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Doom.
A nice side step and Diaz releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Doom keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Diaz staying out of range there.
Diaz sizes up Doom with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Doom throws a series of punches but Diaz moves out of range.

Diaz shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Diaz showed some decent athleticism there.
Diaz throwing shots but Doom is blocking nicely.
Doom tries to kick Diaz off but Diaz keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.

Doom manages to create a bit of space in order to work his way back to his feet. Diaz keeps hold of his opponent and drives him back against the cage.
Diaz swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Doom misses with some punches.
Diaz lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Diaz works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Doom misses with a short punch on the inside.
Doom with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Diaz breaks from the clinch.
Doom takes a body punch but keeps moving.
A clash of legs there as Diaz blocks the low kick.
Diaz misses with a body shot.
Diaz circles away from the clinch attempt.
Diaz ducks right into an uppercut from Doom.
Doom is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Diaz takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Diaz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Doom.
Doom throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Diaz doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Jab, jab by Doom - just one landing.
Diaz is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Doom rather than just go for the knockout.
Diaz connects with a crisp jab.
Doom throws a hook but Diaz blocks it.
Doom misses with a wild body shot.

Doom has Diaz up against the cage in a clinch.
A shot in the inside from Diaz.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Doom breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
A clash of legs there as Diaz blocks the low kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Diaz. Doom does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Doom uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diaz.
Doom throws a front kick that sends Diaz stumbling back into the cage.
A jab from Doom does it's job there.
Doom darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Diaz misses with a hook.
Diaz walks into a jab.
Doom takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Diaz lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Doom is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Doom throws a shot to the body.
Diaz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Doom was well out of range. Poor timing from Diaz.
Diaz takes a swing at Doom's ribcage but misses.
Doom really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Diaz darts in looking for a takedown but Doom gets double underhooks and turns Diaz into the cage.
Doom pivots, looking for a leg kick but Diaz is out of range and Doom settles back down.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Diaz slips a jab from Doom.
Doom misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Diaz looks to score with a jab to the body but Doom is just out of range.
Doom moves out of range as Diaz strikes.
Doom throws a head kick that Diaz semi-blocks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Diaz shoots in but Doom avoids the takedown attempt easily.

Diaz shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Doom napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Diaz prevents Doom from escaping the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Doom is letting Diaz control him for a moment.
Diaz in side control lands a decent elbow.
Doom is pushing Diaz's head away, looking to escape. Diaz manages to hold on to the position though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Diaz trying to control the position but Doom is working away.
Doom tries to escape but Diaz is in control.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Diaz working his ground and pound in the gym.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Doom avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Diaz.
Doom is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at Gangsterdamage, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Doom is working hard to escape and get back to his feet. After a battle for position, Diaz asserts his dominance and retains side control.

Doom explodes and escapes back to his feet! Nice escape there!
Diaz thuds his right hand into Doom's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Diaz slips under a jab.
Diaz looks to score with a jab to the body but Doom is just out of range.
Doom misses with a low kick.
Diaz moves out of range of the body kick from Doom.
Diaz avoids a low kick by using good footwork.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Doom connects with a crisp jab.
Diaz walks into a stiff left hand from Doom.
Diaz lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Doom at a distance.
Doom misses with a kick to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Diaz goes for a double leg but Doom avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Doom continues to drive forward.
Diaz throws a body punch but Doom moves out of range.
Diaz fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Doom keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Doom wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Doom throws a lazy head kick

and Diaz counters with a takedown into side control.
Doom is working hard to escape and get back to his feet. After a battle for position, Diaz asserts his dominance and retains side control.
Doom trying desperately to get back to his feet here but he's not having any joy at all. He's going to tire himself out if he's not careful.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diaz working the ground and pound from side control.
Doom takes a couple of big shots there - the referee warns him that he has to defend himself better.
Doom is trying to get back to his feet.
Doom is not content to let Diaz control the position.
Doom wants to get back to his feet but Diaz drags him back down.
Diaz trying to control the position but Doom is working away.
Doom wants to get back to his feet but Diaz drags him back down.
Diaz working the body and head with strikes.
Diaz prevents Doom from escaping the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diaz is chipping away with strikes.
Diaz has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Doom is working hard to escape and get back to his feet. After a battle for position, Diaz asserts his dominance and retains side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Doom is not content to let Diaz control the position.
Diaz cracks Doom with an elbow. That is naaassty.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mat Diaz showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Doom wants to clinch up but Diaz keeps it at a distance.
It seemed like Diaz was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Diaz takes a jab right on the kisser.
Diaz connects with a jab.
Doom uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Diaz.
Doom catches Diaz with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Diaz misses with a wild body shot.
Diaz's corner calls for a 1-2. Diaz obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

Diaz shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Doom manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Diaz prevents Doom from getting back to his feet.
Diaz is looking to work some ground and pound but Doom has wrist control.
Diaz tries to free his leg and advance position but Doom is retaining full guard.
Mat Diaz has got the better of the ground game so far.
Doom wants to stand and escape but Diaz is having none of it.
Diaz advances to half guard.

Doom makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Diaz lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Doom lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Diaz at a distance.
Doom is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diaz takes a swing at Doom's ribcage but misses.
Doom throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Doom tries to clinch up.
A telegraphed right hand from Diaz misses the target.
It looked like Doom wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Diaz scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Doom doesn't seem bothered though.
Doom lands a high kick!
Doom misses with a head kick.
Project Doom is winning the standup battle so far.
Nice defenses there by Doom.
Doom throws a front kick aimed at Diaz's knee but Diaz avoids it well.
A jab from Doom misses.
Doom lands a really nice looking cross but Diaz seems unphased.
Doom throws a jab but it's blocked by Diaz.
Diaz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Doom moves away.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Doom.
Doom scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Good shot there by Diaz.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Doom, as that shot connected.
Doom takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Doom displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Diaz throws out the jab.
A punch combination from Diaz misses.
Doom lands the left hand.
A slow jab from Doom misses its intended target.
Doom takes a swing at Diaz's ribcage but misses.
Diaz looks to score with a jab to the body but Doom is just out of range.
Doom needs to keep his hands up - Diaz had a free shot at his head there.
Doom with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Doom throws a front kick aimed at Diaz's knee but Diaz avoids it well.
Doom slips a straight right by Diaz.
Diaz looks to score with a jab to the body but Doom is just out of range.
Doom takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Doom connects with the punch.
Doom tests Diaz's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Doom stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Doom wants it to stay on the feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Doom throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Diaz looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Doom tests Diaz's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A good leg kick by Doom.
Doom throws a nice outside leg kick.
Diaz goes for a double leg but Doom avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Doom continues to drive forward.
Diaz shoots in for a double leg but Doom sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Project Doom has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Mat Diaz.
Diaz takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
A punch lands to the side of Doom 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Doom feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Diazs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Doom throws a jab but it's blocked by Diaz.
Doom throws a shot from downtown. Diaz moves away and avoids it.
Diaz feints the counter takedown.
Doom throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Diaz's head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Diaz works Doom's body with a nice hook.
Diaz takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Diaz has a takedown stuffed.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diaz swings for the body but Doom moves out of range.
Doom throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Diaz.
Doom takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Nice shot by Doom.

Diaz is rocked!
Diaz swings for the body but Doom moves out of range.
Diaz has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Diaz just misses with a punch to the body.
Doom 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.
Doom is looking to slow Diaz down with leg kicks.
Diaz swats away the attempt to clinch by Doom.
Diaz throws the left hand but Doom avoids the punch easily.
Nice shot by Diaz.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Diaz moves forwards but Doom connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Diaz is still on wobbly legs! Can Doom finish him?
Diaz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Doom.
Diaz seems to have recovered his senses.
Good leg kick by Doom there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Diaz takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight 29:28
Judge Marco Blurström scores the fight 29:28
Judge Roosa Järviläinen scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Project Doom!

After the fight, Project Doom was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
74%

 

Event: NYFN Legends Tournament r. 6     
Date:   Jan 21, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Marky Mark (ranked 1865 p4p, 250 weight class) and Bear Stevenson (ranked 6042 p4p, 648 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

217 cm
19
211 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
190 cm
19
215 lbs
2 - 4 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
Counter fighter
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System
KAISER Nutrition - Q160

KAISER Nutrition - Q160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Marky Mark!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Bear Stevenson!
The judges for this bout are Eddie Farnsworth, Bruno Lombardi and Steve Montenegro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mark clobbers Stevenson with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Mark 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.
Mark pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Stevenson back to the cage. Mark follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Stevenson misses the shot to the body.
Mark slips under a jab from Stevenson.
Mark lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Stevenson at a distance.
Stevenson tries to clinch up but Mark circles away and keeps his distance.
Mark cracks Stevenson with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Stevenson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mark.
Mark was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Mark works Stevenson's body with a nice hook.
A decent looking cross lands there for Mark.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
The fighters circling - Stevenson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Mark bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Stevenson's head backwards.
Mark throws a right and a left that both miss.
Mark throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
The fighters circling - Stevenson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Mark appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Mark blocks a jab.
Mark connects with a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stevenson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
enabling Mark to counter with a crisp jab.
Stevenson takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Mark connects with a body shot.
A jab lands there for Mark.
Mark lands with a right hand.
Mark works the jab nicely.
Mark tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Stevenson was well out of range. Poor timing from Mark.
Mark is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Mark throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Stevenson takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Mark scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.

That has opened up Bear Stevenson's cut even more.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Stevenson 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.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mark ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Mark comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Mark lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Mark connects with a right hand. Stevenson shakes it off.
Mark lands a head shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mark connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Mark connects with a jab.
Stevenson ducks right into an uppercut from Mark.
Mark slips a straight right by Stevenson.
Mark throws a series of strikes that have Stevenson backpedaling.
Mark punishes Stevenson's body with a nice straight punch.
Stevenson has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Stevenson there as he acknowledges the shot.
Mark bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Stevenson's head backwards.

The cut above Bear Stevenson's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Mark steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Stevenson.
Stevenson misses with an uppercut.
Stevenson takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Mark scores with a jab to the body.
Mark is working the combinations to good effect here.
Mark lands a lovely overhand right.
Stevenson loads up on a big right hand but Mark slips the punch.
Mark cracks a nice hook into Stevenson's ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mark lands a jab to the head.
Mark really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
A jab from Stevenson misses.
Mark seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Mark swings away with a body shot that misses

and Stevenson counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Mark blocking some punches.
Stevenson misses with the head strike.
Mark tries to throw a body punch but Stevenson avoids it by throwing Mark back against the cage.
Stevenson is working Mark over against the cage.
Mark is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Mark is trying to push Stevenson away but Stevenson has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Stevenson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Stevenson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mark lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Mark working aggressively here.
Mark looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Mark wants to break free but Stevenson has control.
Mark lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Stevenson.
Stevenson is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
A shot in the inside from Mark.

Bear Stevenson's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mark.
Mark can't find room to land a body shot as Stevenson controls the action.
Stevenson misses with the head strike.
Mark has had enough of the clinch but Stevenson keeps him there for the moment.
Stevenson has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Stevenson throws a head punch that misses.
Mark makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Mark is trying to break free.
Mark wants to break free but Stevenson has control.
Stevenson lands with a right to the head.

It looks like Marky Mark has been cut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mark can't find room to land a body shot as Stevenson controls the action.
Mark's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Mark doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mark cracks Stevenson with a nice body shot.
Mark misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mark tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Stevenson takes a shot to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Marky Mark dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Mark scores with the left hand. Stevenson knows he should have avoided that one.
Stevenson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Stevenson is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Mark works over Stevenson's head and body with a nice combination.
Mark lands with a cross.

The referee calls the doctor in to look at Bear Stevenson's cut. Oh no, the doctor has called an end to the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:26 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Marky Mark!
Marky Mark 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
57%

 

Event: DARE REVOLUTION     
Date:   Jan 21, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Vika Partio (ranked 2903 p4p, 264 weight class) and Jason Bozzi (ranked 3284 p4p, 292 weight class). Partio comes to the cage accompanied by Boom!. Vika Partio has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

171 cm
24
151 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
176 cm
32
154 lbs
11 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

Bullet Proof System

BuriedAlive// Fight Gear
IniTech Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Vika Partio!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jason Bozzi!
The judges for this bout are Jonathan Paton, Franklyn Lucas and David Schapiro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Partio will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Bozzi avoids the head kick by Partio.
Bozzi keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Partio uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bozzi.
The fight stays on the outside here - Bozzi looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Partio tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Bozzi manages to circle out of the way.
Bozzi with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Bozzi ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Partio 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 Bozzi has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Bozzi and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Bozzi wants to counter with a clinch but Partio pushes him away.
Partio just misses with a punch to the body.
Bozzi looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Partio will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Partio fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Bozzi.
Partio throws a right hand that Bozzi ducks under and follows up with a left that Bozzi also avoids with ease.
Partio misses with a right hand
and Bozzi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Bozzi moves out of range of the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Bozzi gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Bozzi lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Partio gets through Bozzi's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Partio swings wildly with an uppercut but Bozzi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Bozzi tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Bozzi jumps guard but Partio stands there with Bozzi around his waist. Bozzi gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Partio has a couple of punches blocked by Bozzi.

Partio's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Partio tries a head kick but it misses.
Partio throws a lazy right hand but Bozzi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Partio displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Bozzi.
A good leg kick by Partio.
Bozzi shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Partio as he avoids it easily.
Vika Partio has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jason Bozzi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Partio misses.
Partio connects with a single shot there.
Partio connects with a crisp jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Partio moves into range and connects with a jab.
Partio misses the jab.
Bozzi throws out a counter right but Partio avoids it with no problem.
Partio moves out of range of the strikes.
Bozzi takes one on the button.
Partio throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bozzi tries to counter by closing the distance.
Vika Partio seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Partio looks to land a right hand but Bozzi moved out of range.
Bozzi dives in for a single leg takedown but Partio sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Partio throws a looping overhand right but Bozzi ducks down to avoid it.
Bozzi unleashes a big counter combination but Partio bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Bozzi doesn't manage to clinch there - Partio circles away.
Some wild striking there from Partio.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Good exchange - Partio coming out on top.
Bozzi ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
And Bozzi tries to counter it with a takedown but Partio pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Partio throws out a loose jab but Bozzi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Bozzi appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Partio throws a big shot that misses.
Partio lands a body shot.

Bozzi shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Bozzi throwing strikes from guard but Partio blocks nicely.
Partio controlling Bozzi's posture.
Bozzi lands a couple of decent looking shots.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Partio looking for a sweep. Not yet Partio, not yet.
Partio controlling Bozzi's posture.
Bozzi advances to half guard.

Bozzi wants to work for an arm triangle but Partio is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Bozzi throws a strike but Partio avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Partio pulls Bozzi in to control the position.
Partio looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Partio wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Partio is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
A big left from Partio misses.
Bozzi dives in for a single leg takedown but Partio sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
An attempted straight right counter from Partio misses the target.
The fight stays on the outside here - Bozzi looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Partio scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Bozzi takes one on the button.
Partio scores with a hook to the body. Bozzi takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Partio seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Partio is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Bozzi can do to turn this around?
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Partio misses with a low kick.
Partio throws a jab when Bozzi was well out of range.
Partio connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Bozzi slips under a jab.
Partio misses with a looping left.
Vika Partio is winning the standup battle so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bozzi slips a jab from Partio.
Partio stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Partio tries a head kick but it misses.
Bozzi takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Bozzi blocks a low kick nicely.
Bozzi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
The fight stays on the outside here - Bozzi looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Partio seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
An inside leg kick from Partio misses.
Partio throws a leg kick that misses.
Partio throws a lazy right hand but Bozzi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Bozzi tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Partio paws at him with a jab and circles away.

Bozzi shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Partio's guard.
Bozzi lands a couple of elbows.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bozzi trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Partio avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Bozzi slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bozzi wants to control but Partio is keeping him busy.
Partio is looking for a sweep.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Bozzi in side control, just content to control the action for now.
Partio takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Partio tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Bozzi wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Bozzi 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.
Bozzi working the head with strikes.
Partio is looking for a sweep.
Bozzi taking a breather here.
Partio is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bozzi taking a breather here.
Partio manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Partio is controlling Bozzi's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Bozzi throwing shots but Partio is blocking nicely.
Partio is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Bozzi thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Jason Bozzi has got the better of the ground game so far.
Partio is looking to control Bozzi's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Partio avoid being mounted?
Partio is staying active underneath Bozzi, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Vika Partio dominated that second round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. And we move into the final round!


Bozzi throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Partio's waist but Partio gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Bozzi off to one side.
Bozzi shoots for a takedown but Partio saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Partio misses with a looping left.
Partio fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Bozzi checks it well.
Partio misses with a low kick.
Partio attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Partio thumps Bozzi with a low kick.
Partio throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Partio looks to score with a jab to the body but Bozzi is just out of range.
Bozzi is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Bozzi looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
As Bozzi backs away, Partio returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Vika Partio has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jason Bozzi.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Bozzi is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Partio's half guard.
Partio makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Partio.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Partio managing to control the position.
Bozzi passes Partio's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Bozzi wants to free his trapped foot but Partio is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Partio looks like he's trying to stand up.
Bozzi prevents Partio from improving his position.
Partio keeping control of the position.

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.
Bozzi is nestled in close to Partio, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Bozzi throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Bozzi wants to control but Partio is keeping him busy.
Bozzi sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Partio defending well though.
Partio trying to control here.
Partio is staying active underneath Bozzi, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Bozzi thows a huge punch but Partio dodges it nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bozzi seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Partio does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Bozzi tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Partio throws a leg kick that misses.
Bozzi feints the counter takedown.
Bozzi dives in for a single leg takedown but Partio sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Partio throws a lazy right hand but Bozzi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Good work by Bozzi as he checks the leg kick.
Bozzi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Partio.
Bozzi fails with the takedown.
A chopping leg kick lands by Bozzi.
Partio's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Partio duly obliges.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Partio misses.

Bozzi manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Partio on his heels. He'll look to pass Partio's guard now, I'm sure.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Partio holds on and takes a little breather.
Bozzi forces his way into half guard.
Jason Bozzi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Partio is holding on to half guard well.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Partio is trying to get back to full guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Partio trying to control but Bozzi postures up.
Partio is pressing down on Bozzi's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Jonathan Paton scores the fight 30:27
Judge Franklyn Lucas scores the fight 30:27
Judge David Schapiro scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Vika Partio!

Vika Partio 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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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
40%

 

 
 
 
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