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Event: EMP Toivonen vs Ispa     
Date:   Feb 17, 2019

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Pekka Toivonen (ranked 87 p4p, 11 weight class) and Tank Ispa (ranked 86 p4p, 10 weight class). Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

193 cm
26
202 lbs
14 - 2 - 0
190 cm
24
221 lbs
13 - 2 - 1
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Garra Nutri
Conviction

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Pekka Toivonen!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Tank Ispa!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Dean Styles and Jonathan Paton.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Toivonen scores with a push kick.
Ispa shoots in looking for a takedown. Toivonen tries to sprawl out of it but Ispa keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Toivonen manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Ispa misses with a looping right.
A quick step to the side and Toivonen tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ispa slips under a jab from Toivonen.
It seemed like Ispa was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Ispa misses with a lunging right hand
and Toivonen counters with an inside leg kick.
Toivonen uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ispa.
Ispa listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Ispa moves out of range as Toivonen throws a body kick.
Tank Ispa seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ispa takes a swing at Toivonen's ribcage but misses.
Ispa swings for the body but Toivonen moves out of range.
Toivonen throws a quick counter kick to the body but Ispa avoids it.
Toivonen lands with a hook. Ispa tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Toivonen thumps Ispa with a low kick.
Toivonen loads up on a big right hand but Ispa slips the punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Ispa.
Toivonen appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Ispa shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Toivonen sprawls well. Toivonen wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Ispa gets slowly back to his feet.
Toivonen is looking for a counter combo.
Toivonen defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Ispa.
A quick step to the side and Toivonen tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pekka Toivonen has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Tank Ispa.
Ispa lands with a good body shot.
Ispa on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Toivonen. Toivonen obviously looking to wear him down.
Toivonen gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Ispa.
Toivonen ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A counter left hand to the body from Toivonen misses its target.
Ispa blocks a low kick nicely.
A nice combination there by Ispa.

It looks like Pekka Toivonen has been cut.
Ispa on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Toivonen. Toivonen obviously looking to wear him down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Toivonen.
Ispa misses with an uppercut. Toivonen saw that one coming.
Ispa throws a lazy right hand but Toivonen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
And Toivonen counters with a quick kick to the body but Ispa blocks 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!
Toivonen walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Ispa checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Ispa drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Toivonen defends it well.
Nice sprawl there from Toivonen as Ispa shoots in.
Ispa misses with a jab, cross combination.
Ispa shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Ispa fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Toivonen on the side of the head.
Pekka Toivonen is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Ispa closes the distance and clinches.
Still in the clinch, Toivonen scores with a nice short uppercut.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Ispa misses with the head strike.
Toivonen misses with a punch on the inside.
Ispa lands with a right to the head.
Ispa is looking to break free of the clinch but Toivonen has double underhooks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ispa stalling in the clinch but Toivonen improves position.
Toivonen lands a shot to the body.
Toivonen lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ispa is working Toivonen over against the cage.
Ispa lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Toivonen backwards.
Toivonen lands a nice shot to the body.
Ispa swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Toivonen lands a shoulder strike.
Toivonen goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ispa is trying to pull guard but Toivonen turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Toivonen lands with a right to the head.
Toivonen tries to work over Ispa's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Toivonen breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Ispa looks to land a right hand but Toivonen moved out of range.
Toivonen fires out a quick counter leg kick but Ispa just manages to avoid it.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Ispa!
Toivonen slaps away a takedown attempt from Ispa, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Toivonen is looking to counter with head kicks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ispa shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Toivonen sprawls well. Toivonen wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Ispa gets slowly back to his feet.
Toivonen moves out of range of the strikes.
Ispa scores with a jab to the body.
Toivonen scores with a nice body kick.
Ispa fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Toivonen checks it well.
A little feinted left hand from Toivonen on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

Ispa shoots in and gets a takedown into Toivonen's guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ispa trying to move into half guard but instead Toivonen has managed to sweep!

Toivonen has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Toivonen preventing the sweep.
Ispa keeping full guard, as Toivonen tries to pass.

Ispa working for submissions but it's allowed Toivonen to get to half guard.
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 Pekka Toivonen will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Pekka Toivonen's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Ispa misses the jab.
Ispa is looking to clinch.
Ispa throws a right hand that misses
and Toivonen counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Toivonen throws a head kick that misses.
Ispa misses with an uppercut
and Toivonen counters with an inside leg kick.
Ispa throws a shot from downtown. Toivonen moves away and avoids it.
Sloppy strikes from Toivonen. Those never looked like landing.
Ispa scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Ispa is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Horrible takedown attempt by Ispa or perhaps it was just good defense by Toivonen, which made it look bad.
Ispa lands a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ispa checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Ispa is defended easily by Toivonen.
Toivonen ducks under a wild hook from Ispa.
Toivonen throws a jab when Ispa was well out of range.
Ispa takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Ispa misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Toivonen.
Toivonen throws a big counter combination but Ispa scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
A jab from Toivonen misses.
Toivonen looks to land a right hand but Ispa moved out of range.
Toivonen tries a head kick but it misses.
Ispa fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Toivonen feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Pekka Toivonen has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Tank Ispa.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ispa fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Ispa misses with a low kick as Toivonen jumps back.
It looked like Toivonen was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Ispa.
Ispa rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Toivonen moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Ispa waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Toivonen.
Toivonen throws a head kick that misses.
Ispa lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Toivonen throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ispa sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Toivonen avoids the body shot from Ispa.
Ispa throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Toivonen catches Ispa with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Toivonen misses with a leg kick.
Ispa looks to land a right hand but Toivonen moved out of range.
Toivonen uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ispa.
Toivonen was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Ispa thumps Toivonen with a low kick.

Ispa closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Toivonen blocks a body shot from Ispa.
Toivonen tries to work over Ispa's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Ispa misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ispa misses with a hook from the clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Toivonen creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Toivonen blocks a body shot from Ispa.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ispa.
Ispa has a couple of punches blocked by Toivonen.
Ispa lands a body shot in the clinch.
Ispa drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Toivonen gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Ispa fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Toivonen lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ispa misses with a punch on the inside.
Toivonen tries to work over Ispa's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Ispa can't find room to land a body shot as Toivonen controls the action.
Ispa lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A short left from Toivonen.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A short right from Ispa on the inside.
Ispa goes for a takedown in the clinch but Toivonen prevents it.

Toivonen breaks the clinch.
Ispa gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Toivonen counters with a nice uppercut.
Toivonen getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Ispa closes the distance looking to clinch
and Toivonen counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pekka Toivonen dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Pekka Toivonen's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


A left lands for Toivonen.
Toivonen misses with a body shot.

Ispa moves into range and clinches up with Toivonen.
Toivonen misses with a punch to the body.
Ispa swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Toivonen wants to stall.
Toivonen is pressed up against the cage. Ispa has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Toivonen down to the mat. Toivonen avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Ispa misses with a hook
enabling Toivonen to counter with a crisp jab.
Ispa goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Toivonen dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Toivonen swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Ispa.
Ispa misses with an uppercut.
Toivonen looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Ispa keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ispa blocks a head kick by Toivonen.
Toivonen throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Ispa counters with a series of strikes. Toivonen will be more careful next time no doubt.
Toivonen works Ispa's body with a nice hook.
Ispa throws a body shot but no joy.
Ispa clobbers Toivonen with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Ispa throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Toivonen swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Ispa throws a shot to the body.
Toivonen throws a body kick that misses.
Toivonen ducks under a wild hook from Ispa.
Ispa lands with a shot to the body.
Ispa lands with an overhand left.
Ispa looks to land a left hand but Toivonen moved out of range nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ispa fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ispa thows a left - swing and a miss!
Toivonen on the wrong end of a nice hook.
We've been told by Toivonen's head coaches at Tosen's Home for Lost Boys that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Ispa fails in his attempt to clinch.
Ispa misses with a left hand
and Toivonen counters with a body kick that stops Ispa in his tracks momentarily.
Ispa takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Toivonen scores with a nice body kick.
Toivonen throws a body kick that misses.
Toivonen misses with a head kick.
Ispa wants to clinch but Toivonen slips to the side
and Toivonen counters with a nice body kick.
Toivonen listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Toivonen pulls out of a head kick attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Toivonen throws a lazy right hand but Ispa sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ispa with the counter takedown but Toivonen avoids it easily.
A swing and a miss from Ispa.
Ispa misses with an uppercut
and Toivonen cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Toivonen loads up on a big right hand but Ispa slips the punch.
Toivonen turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Toivonen keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ispa scores with a jab to the head.
Toivonen looks to land a body kick but Ispa moved away.
Ispa bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ispa misses with a right hand
and Toivonen counters with a straight right hand.
Ispa changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Toivonen tries to avoid it but Ispa manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Toivonen to the ground. Toivonen escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Ispa decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Toivonen trying to control here.
Ispa trying to control from Toivonen's half guard. Toivonen has other ideas though and has regained full guard.

Ispa postures up as if he's going to throw some strikes but drops back for an ankle! Toivonen is in big trouble! He looks ready to tap! But no, he's escaped and dives on top of Ispa, into his guard.


Ispa throws his legs up looking for a submission but Toivonen uses it to pass to side control.
Ispa tries to improve position but can't.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Pekka Toivonen did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Pekka Toivonen's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Ispa misses with a hook
and Toivonen connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ispa takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Ispa takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Ispa scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Toivonen looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ispa throws a body shot but no joy.
Ispa swings for the body but Toivonen moves out of range.
Ispa walks forward, straight into a front kick from Toivonen.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ispa is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Toivonen.
Ispa throws a jab when Toivonen was well out of range.
And Toivonen counters with a quick kick to the body but Ispa blocks it.
Toivonen slips a jab and a cross from Ispa.
Toivonen feinted there with a counter leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Toivonen.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ispa misses the shot to the body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Toivonen.
Ispa throws an off balance right hand
and Toivonen counters with a good low kick that Ispa was not able to check.
Toivonen throws a leg kick but Ispa sees it coming and moves out of range.
Ispa just misses with a punch to the body.
Toivonen half committed to a counter leg kick.
Toivonen takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Nice takedown defense from Toivonen. No joy for Ispa on that attempt.
Ispa's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Ispa throws a leg kick that misses.
Ispa throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ispa throws an off balance right hand
and Toivonen counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ispa getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ispa misses the shot to the body.
Ispa tries for a takedown but Toivonen circles away easily
and Toivonen counters with a straight right hand.
Ispa is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Ispa moves out of range as Toivonen throws a body kick.
Ispa swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Toivonen slips under a jab from Ispa.
Ispa just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromToivonen.

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

Ispa is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ispa goes for a double leg but Toivonen avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Toivonen continues to drive forward.
Ispa is still on wobbly legs! Can Toivonen finish him?
Pekka Toivonen has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Tank Ispa.
Ispa swings away with a body shot that misses
and Toivonen makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Ispa really felt that one!
Sloppy strikes from Ispa. Those never looked like landing.
Ispa seems to have recovered his senses.
Toivonen looks to land a body kick but Ispa moved away.
Toivonen uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ispa.
Toivonen feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Toivonen - that will leave a mark!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Toivonen throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Toivonen ducks under a wild hook from Ispa.
Toivonen is looking to counter with a body kick.
Toivonen fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Toivonen misses with a leg kick.
Ispa looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Toivonen connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
A swing and a miss from Toivonen.
A low kick from Ispa misses
and Toivonen counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Toivonen cracks the inside of Ispa's front leg.
Toivonen lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Ispa takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Ispa has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Toivonen.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Toivonen looks to score with a jab to the body but Ispa is just out of range.
Some wild striking there from Toivonen.
Ispa waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Toivonen.
Toivonen is looking to counter with head kicks.
Ispa fails to land the takedown.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ispa misses with an uppercut. Toivonen saw that one coming.
It looked like Toivonen wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Ispa misses with a lunging right hand
and Toivonen counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ispa misses with a body shot.
Ispa on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Ispa throws a body punch but Toivonen moves out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pekka Toivonen had his way with Tank Ispa in that round.
The cut man is working on Pekka Toivonen'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. And we move into the final round!


Ispa fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Toivonen manages to avoid it.
Toivonen throws a counter high kick but Ispa was just alert enough to avoid it.
Toivonen scores with a jab to the body.
Ispa tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Toivonen defends well and Ispa ends up having to push Toivonen into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
An attempted straight right counter from Toivonen misses the target.
Toivonen has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Toivonen there as he acknowledges the shot.
Ispa throws the left hand but Toivonen avoids the punch easily.
The fighters circling - Ispa throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Toivonen is looking to counter punch.
Ispa shoots in looking for a takedown but Toivonen manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Ispa's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ispa. Toivonen does a little dance to reset his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ispa comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Toivonen connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Ispa connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Ispa throws a big shot that misses.
Toivonen swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ispa throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Toivonen moves out of range as Ispa strikes.
Ispa throws a sloppy body shot
and Toivonen counters with a low kick, right behind Ispa 's knee.
Ispa misses with a body shot
and Toivonen connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ispa avoids a punch combination nicely.
Toivonen is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ispa.
Ispa lands a nice shot to the body.
Ispa fails with the takedown.
Pekka Toivonen has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Tank Ispa.
Ispa throws a right hand that Toivonen ducks under and follows up with a left that Toivonen also avoids with ease.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ispa tries to clinch up.
Ispa fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Toivonen manages to avoid it.
Toivonen throws a quick counter head kick but Ispa was just out of range.
Toivonen keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Pekka Toivonen is winning the standup battle so far.
Good shot there by Ispa.
A solid leg kick lands there for Toivonen.
Ispa just misses with a punch to the body.
Ispa scores with a jab to the body.
Toivonen throws a body shot but no joy.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Toivonen misses with a leg kick.
Toivonen uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Ispa has time to react.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice body kick there by Toivonen.
Ispa misses with a hook to the body
and Toivonen makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Ispa is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Toivonen ducks under a wild hook from Ispa.
Ispa thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ispa lands a jab to Toivonen's midsection.
Ispa throws a lazy uppercut
and Toivonen counters with a nice uppercut.
Ispa catches Toivonen with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Toivonen avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Toivonen is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Ispa throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Toivonen sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Toivonen bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
It appears Toivonen was looking to counter with a kick there.
Ispa avoids the body shot from Toivonen.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Toivonen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ispa tries to close the distance and clinch up but Toivonen swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Toivonen dodges the punch combination from Ispa.
A big right from Ispa misses.
Tank Ispa has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Toivonen walks into a left hand.
Ispa throws the left hand but Toivonen avoids the punch easily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ispa throws a lazy right hand but Toivonen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Toivonen throws a quick counter head kick but Ispa was just out of range.
Ispa is looking to score with low kicks.
Toivonen uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ispa.
Pekka Toivonen is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Ispa throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Toivonen's head.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Tank Ispa.
I think Toivonen 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 Columbo Gatti scores the fight 48:47
Judge Dean Styles scores the fight 48:47
Judge Jonathan Paton scores the fight 49:47

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

Pekka Toivonen retains his light heavyweight title!
A very excited looking Pekka Toivonen made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Event: EMP Gagnon vs Murhaa     
Date:   Feb 16, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Luc Gagnon (ranked 38 p4p, 7 weight class) and Ispa Murhaa (ranked 25 p4p, 5 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

185 cm
26
195 lbs
16 - 4 - 0
185 cm
24
199 lbs
17 - 0 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Luc Gagnon!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ispa Murhaa!
The judges for this bout are Jonathan Paton, John Roberts and Anthony Taglia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gagnon throws a hook but Murhaa avoids it easily.
Gagnon blocks a jab.
Murhaa fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gagnon manages to avoid it.
Murhaa throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Gagnon.
Murhaa moves away from the strike by Gagnon.
Gagnon ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Gagnon uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Murhaa.
Gagnon is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Murhaa avoids a punch combination nicely.
Some bone on bone action there as Murhaa checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Gagnon staying out of range there.
Gagnon takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Gagnon bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gagnon scores with a shot to the body.
Murhaa throws a right hand that Gagnon ducks under and follows up with a left that Gagnon also avoids with ease.
Nice defenses there by Murhaa.
Murhaa misses with a low kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gagnon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Murhaa moves away.
Gagnon misses with a straight left.
Gagnon throws a nice looking combination but Murhaa bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Jab from Gagnon.
Murhaa bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Murhaa looks for the body kick but Gagnon saw that one coming.
Gagnon looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Murhaa tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Gagnon is able to avoid easily.
Murhaa takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Gagnon uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Murhaa.
Luc Gagnon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Murhaa tries to move into range but Gagnon moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Murhaa tries to score with a low kick but Gagnon moves his leg out of the way.
Gagnon scoring well with a low kick there.
Gagnon throws a hook but Murhaa avoids it easily.
Murhaa was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Murhaa lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Gagnon moves out of range of the body kick from Murhaa.
Murhaa will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
The crowd cheers as Gagnon lands an impressive looking overhand right. Murhaa doesn't seem phased though.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Murhaa defending well as Gagnon loads up on a big left hand.
Gagnon bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Murhaa's head backwards.
Gagnon misses with an uppercut. Murhaa saw that one coming.
Gagnon takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa throws a front kick aimed at Gagnon's knee but Gagnon avoids it well.
Jab, jab by Gagnon - just one landing.
Gagnon throws the left hand but Murhaa avoids the punch easily.
Gagnon pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gagnon is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Murhaa.
Murhaa uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gagnon.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but Gagnon checks it.
Gagnon throws a jab when Murhaa was well out of range.
Gagnon throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Gagnon rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Murhaa counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Murhaa scoring well with a low kick there.
Gagnon throws a body punch but Murhaa moves out of range.
Gagnon throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Murhaa is looking for the big counter here.
Gagnon waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Murhaa.
Despite the aggression on Murhaa's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Gagnon misses with a body shot
and Murhaa counters with a leg kick.
Murhaa walks into a stiff left hand from Gagnon.
Good standup being displayed there by Gagnon as he connects with a hook.
Jab, jab by Gagnon - just one landing.
Gagnon is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Murhaa throws a low kick but it's checked well by Gagnon.
A head kick misses from Murhaa.
Gagnon is looking to counter punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Gagnon.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Gagnon.
Gagnon looks to throw the jab but Murhaa is out of range.
Gagnon swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Murhaa looks to land a combination but Gagnon avoids it well.
Gagnon misses with an uppercut.
Murhaa swings for the body but Gagnon moves out of range.
A jab from Murhaa misses.
Murhaa fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Gagnon.
Murhaa with a jab.
Gagnon slips a jab from Murhaa.
Murhaa takes one to the side of the head.
Murhaa checks a leg kick.
Gagnon darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gagnon. Murhaa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Murhaa doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Murhaa takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
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!
Gagnon misses the shot to the body.
Murhaa swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Murhaa on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Murhaa takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
A jab lands there for Murhaa.
Gagnon throws out a loose jab but Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid it.
Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gagnon.
Gagnon misses with a wild combination.
Murhaa flicks out a counter leg kick but Gagnon steps away.
Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gagnon.
A punch combination from Murhaa misses.
Murhaa tries to land a leg kick but Gagnon saw it coming and moves away.
Murhaa takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Gagnon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Murhaa.
Murhaa tries a low kick but Gagnon avoids it.
Murhaa misses with an attempted mid kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Murhaa slips under a jab.
Murhaa steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gagnon.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Murhaa! But no joy.
Murhaa fakes the leg kick and cracks Gagnon in the body.
Murhaa wants to land a leg kick but Gagnon is out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Luc Gagnon dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Murhaa fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Gagnon.
Gagnon misses with an uppercut. Murhaa saw that one coming.
Gagnon loads up on a big right hand but Murhaa slips the punch.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Gagnon.
Gagnon misses with a hook.

Gagnon dives in and scores a takedown into Murhaa's guard.

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

Murhaa slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Gagnon isn't going anywhere.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gagnon wants to control but Murhaa postures up.
Murhaa is pausing for a moment. What's he doing? It looks like he's clearing his nose. Oh dude! He's shot a load of snot all down Gagnon's shoulder. That is not cool.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gagnon tries to bench press Murhaa off him but Murhaa keeps the position.
Gagnon gets back to half guard.
Gagnon is looking to control Murhaa's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Gagnon avoid being mounted?
Gagnon is pressing down on Murhaa's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Murhaa content to stall in guard here.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gagnon trying to control the position.

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

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

Gagnon is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Murhaa defends well.
Murhaa controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Gagnon is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Murhaa can do to turn this around?

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

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Gagnon looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Murhaa passes into side control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gagnon is looking for a sweep.
Gagnon is not content to let Murhaa control the position.
Gagnon is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Murhaa's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Gagnon is looking to improve his position.
The fighters are battling for position here. Gagnon manages to regain full guard. Nice work.

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

Gagnon working for a triangle but Murhaa defends it easily.
Gagnon is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Gagnon working for submissions but it's allowed Murhaa to get to half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Luc Gagnon will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Gagnon checks a low kick from Murhaa.
Murhaa on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Murhaa takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Murhaa moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
A jab from Murhaa misses.
Gagnon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Gagnon clinches up with Murhaa and pushes him back against the cage.
Murhaa fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Murhaa breaks from the clinch.
A swing and a miss from Gagnon.
A leg kick checked by Gagnon.
Nice defenses there by Gagnon.
Murhaa works over Gagnon's head and body with a nice combination.

It looks like Luc Gagnon has been cut.
Gagnon darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gagnon scores with the left hand. Murhaa knows he should have avoided that one.
Gagnon is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Murhaa scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gagnon looks to throw the jab but Murhaa is out of range.
Murhaa dodges the punch combination from Gagnon.
Murhaa lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Gagnon ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Gagnon walks into a jab.
Murhaa misses with a wild body shot.
Gagnon lands a lovely overhand right.
Murhaa wants to slow Gagnon down by chopping away at his legs.
Murhaa fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Gagnon is out of range.
Gagnon doesn't manage to clinch there - Murhaa circles away.
Murhaa connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Gagnon momentarily.
Murhaa throws the left hand but Gagnon avoids the punch easily.
A slow jab from Murhaa misses its intended target.
Gagnon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Murhaa.
Murhaa motions for Gagnon to come forward. Murhaa throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.

Gagnon clinches with his opponent.
Murhaa lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A short left from Murhaa.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Murhaa has a couple of punches blocked by Gagnon.
Gagnon lands with a left to the head.
Gagnon swings wildly with an uppercut but Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gagnon lands a body shot in the clinch.
Murhaa takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

Gagnon turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
Murhaa is not content to let Gagnon control the position.

Gagnon is trying to get an arm triangle but Murhaa is defending well.
Gagnon wants to take a breather but Murhaa manages to regain guard - a lesson learnt for Gagnon.
Gagnon trying to control but Murhaa is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon pushing down on Murhaa's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

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

Gagnon looking for a submission but Murhaa manages to get full guard, putting an end to that submission attempt.
Gagnon wants to control from the top but Murhaa keeps moving.

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.
Gagnon trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Murhaa manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!


Gagnon is looking for a triangle but Murhaa pushes his legs off easily.
Murhaa must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Murhaa is pushing down on Gagnon's leg trying to pass to half guard. Gagnon is fighting to maintain full guard but Murhaa has managed to sneak the leg through.

Gagnon is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Murhaa pulls his head out easily.
Murhaa seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Ispa Murhaa just about did enough to take it.
The cut man is working on Luc Gagnon's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Gagnon 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.
Murhaa misses with a two punch combination.
An attempted straight right counter from Gagnon misses the target.
Murhaa throws a looping overhand right but Gagnon ducks down to avoid it.
Gagnon throws a body shot but no joy.
Murhaa slips a straight right by Gagnon.
Gagnon lands with an uppercut that bounces Murhaa off the cage and back into range.
Gagnon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Murhaa throws out the jab.
Gagnon checks the leg kick nicely there.
Murhaa is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gagnon.
Gagnon tries to counter by clinching up but Murhaa breaks away and moves out of range.
Murhaa thuds his right hand into Gagnon's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Gagnon drives through and clinches with Murhaa against the cage.
A right hook to the body lands for Gagnon.
Gagnon digs a right hand into Murhaa's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Murhaa's gas tank.
Murhaa blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Murhaa misses with a body punch.
Gagnon has Murhaa pressed against the cage, preventing Murhaa from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Gagnon fails to pull the fight into his guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gagnon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gagnon is working Murhaa over against the cage.
Gagnon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Murhaa is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Gagnon scores with a shoulder strike.
Gagnon lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Murhaa.
Gagnon works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Gagnon makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gagnon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gagnon is leaning against Murhaa and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Still in the clinch, Gagnon scores with a nice short uppercut.
Gagnon lands a left hand that snaps the head of Murhaa backwards.
Gagnon makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gagnon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gagnon.
Gagnon lands an uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gagnon tries a body shot but Murhaa blocks it.
Gagnon working aggressively here.
Gagnon lands a shoulder strike.
Murhaa misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gagnon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon scores with a nice hook to the head.
Gagnon lands with a left to the head.
Murhaa lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Gagnon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Gagnon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Murhaa can't find room to land a body shot as Gagnon controls the action.
Murhaa can't break the clinch.
Gagnon throws a head punch that misses.
Murhaa is looking to break free of the clinch but Gagnon has double underhooks.
Gagnon lands an uppercut.
Murhaa prevents a body shot from Gagnon.
Gagnon scores with a shot to the side of Murhaa's head.
Gagnon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gagnon.
Murhaa tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A right hand to the body from Murhaa.
Murhaa stalling in the clinch but Gagnon improves position.
Gagnon misses with the head strike.
Luc Gagnon has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Murhaa is defending well against a takedown attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa misses with a punch on the inside.
Gagnon working aggressively here.
Gagnon can't find room to land a body shot as Murhaa controls the action.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Murhaa.
Gagnon jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Murhaa walks away with a smile on his face. Gagnon gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Luc Gagnon. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Murhaa jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Murhaa steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gagnon.
Gagnon blocks a leg kick.
Gagnon appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Gagnon tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Murhaa smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Murhaa misses with a straight right.
Murhaa throws out a leg kick but Gagnon moves out of range and Murhaa only half commits.
Gagnon throws a jab when Murhaa was well out of range.
Murhaa swings for the body but Gagnon moves out of range.
Gagnon looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Murhaa appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Gagnon shoots in for a double leg but Murhaa sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Murhaa was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Gagnon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Murhaa moves away.
Gagnon slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gagnon connects with the punch.
Murhaa tries to score with a low kick but Gagnon moves his leg out of the way.
Luc Gagnon is winning the standup battle so far.
Gagnon throws out a loose jab but Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid it.
A cross from Gagnon lands.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gagnon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
Gagnon 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.
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gagnon.
Gagnon misses with a right hand
and Murhaa counters with a slapping leg kick.
Murhaa throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Murhaa blocks a jab.
Gagnon scores with a shot to the body.
Murhaa looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Murhaa fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Gagnon checks it well.
Gagnon blocks a head kick by Murhaa.
Gagnon throws a looping overhand right but Murhaa ducks down to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Luc Gagnon had his way with Ispa Murhaa in that round.
The cut man is working on Luc Gagnon's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Gagnon takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Murhaa jabs Gagnon to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Murhaa slips a straight right by Gagnon.
Gagnon jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gagnon throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Murhaa counters with a leg kick.
Murhaa has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Nice defenses there by Murhaa.
Gagnon avoids a kick to the body.
Gagnon tried to counter with a leg kick but Murhaa avoided it.
Gagnon swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gagnon fails to land with a series of punches.
Murhaa swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Gagnon throws a big shot that misses.
Murhaa dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Murhaa keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gagnon.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gagnon slips a jab from Murhaa.
Murhaa finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Gagnon throws a hook but Murhaa avoids it easily.
Gagnon ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gagnon scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Gagnon is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gagnon staying out of range there.
Gagnon was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Gagnon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gagnon misses with a right hand
letting Murhaa counter with a right hand.
Murhaa is looking to score with low kicks.
Gagnon fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Gagnon.
Murhaa is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Gagnon with a body shot.
Gagnon swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Murhaa misses with a straight right.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Murhaa checks a leg kick.
Gagnon misses with a two punch combination.
Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gagnon.
Gagnon pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Murhaa moves into range and connects with a jab.
Gagnon takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Gagnon moves out of range as Murhaa throws a body kick.
Murhaa throws a leg kick which misses Gagnon's front leg but catches the back leg as Gagnon tries to avoid it.
Murhaa misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon moves out of range as Murhaa throws a body kick.
A solid leg kick lands there for Gagnon.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Murhaa cracks Gagnon with a good jab.
Murhaa staying out of range there.
Gagnon moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Gagnon.
Gagnon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Murhaa throws out the jab.
Murhaa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A counter left hand to the body from Gagnon misses its target.
A big right from Murhaa misses.
Gagnon lands with an overhand left.
Gagnon moves into range and connects with a jab.
Murhaa slips under a jab.
Murhaa digs a good hook to Gagnon's body.
Gagnon checks the leg kick.
A solid leg kick lands there for Murhaa.
Murhaa throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gagnon sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gagnon loads up on a big right hand but Murhaa slips the punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gagnon.
Gagnon connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Gagnon feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Murhaa's calf.
Gagnon lands with a right hand.
Murhaa takes a swing at Gagnon's ribcage but misses.
Murhaa fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gagnon manages to avoid it.
Gagnon blocks a head kick by Murhaa.
Gagnon was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A telegraphed right hand from Murhaa misses the target.
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gagnon.
Murhaa on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Murhaa misses the shot to the body.
Gagnon wants to clinch.
Gagnon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gagnon shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Murhaa but Murhaa pushes him off and we're back to square one.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Murhaa circles away from the clinch attempt.
Murhaa slips a straight right by Gagnon.
Gagnon throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Murhaa sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gagnon tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Murhaa manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Gagnon fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
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!
Gagnon wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
A slapping leg kick lands for Gagnon.
Gagnon jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gagnon is looking to score with low kicks.
Murhaa throws a quick inside leg kick.

Gagnon gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Gagnon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gagnon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ispa Murhaa has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Gagnon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Murhaa working aggressively here.

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 Luc Gagnon.
Well Gagnon 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 Jonathan Paton scores the fight 49:46
Judge John Roberts scores the fight 49:46
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Luc Gagnon!

Luc Gagnon retains his middleweight title!
An out of breath Luc Gagnon thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: Skrap Fights 22: MFer vs Trump     
Date:   Feb 16, 2019

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bull Mfer (ranked 618 p4p, 94 weight class) and Donald Trump (ranked 1515 p4p, 227 weight class). Bull Mfer could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Donald Trump's chin.

189 cm
22
222 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
182 cm
22
203 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Groove Gear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Bull Mfer!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Donald Trump!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Chris Edwards and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Trump takes one to the side of the head.
Mfer definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Mfer looks to score with a jab to the body but Trump is just out of range.
Trump is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Mfer digs a good body shot into Trump's ribs.

Trump moves into the clinch.
Trump lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Mfer backwards.
Trump stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Mfer misses with a punch on the inside.
Mfer prevents a body shot from Trump.
Trump works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Trump working aggressively here.
Trump blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Nice body punch from Mfer.
Trump can't find room to land a body shot as Mfer controls the action.
Trump lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Mfer backwards.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Trump.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Trump misses with a punch on the inside.
Mfer blocks an uppercut.
Mfer tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mfer's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Trump tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mfer's elbow.
Trump softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.
Trump lands with a short shot to the head.
Trump throws a punch but it's blocked by Mfer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Trump lands with a short shot to the head.
Trump scores with a nice hook to the head.
Trump doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A short right from Trump on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Trump.
Trump tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Trump misses with the head strike.
Mfer lands with a left to the head.
Trump misses with the head strike.
Mfer lands a hook that snaps the head of Trump backwards.
Mfer struggles to land a body shot inside as Trump controls his hands.
Mfer misses with a body punch.
A nice left hand lands by Mfer.
Mfer misses with the head strike.
Trump throws a head punch that misses.
Mfer prevents a body shot from Trump.
Trump misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mfer misses with a punch to the body.
Trump keeps control of Mfer as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Trump misses with a short punch on the inside.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Trump working aggressively here.
Trump tries to work over Mfer's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Trump tries to throw a body punch but Mfer avoids it by throwing Trump back against the ropes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Trump tries a body shot but Mfer blocks it.
A short body shot lands from Trump as the two fighters clinch.
Mfer blocking some punches.
A left hand lands to the body for Mfer.
Trump goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Trump tries a body shot but Mfer blocks it.
Mfer blocks an uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mfer.
Trump lands with a light punch inside.
Mfer goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mfer lands with a left to the head.
Trump misses with a punch on the inside.
Mfer stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Trump misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mfer has a couple of punches blocked by Trump.
Mfer lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Trump can't find room to land a body shot as Mfer controls the action.
Mfer lands with a light punch inside.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Mfer.
Mfer misses with some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Trump scores with a shoulder strike.
Trump lands a left hand.
Mfer lands a right hand.
A shot in the inside from Mfer.
Trump lands a left hand.
Mfer tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Trump misses with a punch on the inside.
Mfer is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Trump is keeping busy.
Mfer blocks a body shot from Trump.
A nice right hand lands inside from Trump.
Trump blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Trump misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mfer lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Trump backwards.
Mfer content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Mfer blocking some punches.
Mfer misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mfer goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A nice left hand lands by Mfer.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Trump tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mfer swings wildly with an uppercut but Trump uses good head movement to avoid it.
A right hand to the body from Trump.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Trump misses with a punch on the inside.
Trump blocks an uppercut.
Mfer misses with a punch to the body.
Mfer misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mfer scores with a nice hook to the head.
A short left from Trump.
Mfer lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Mfer lands a nice uppercut.
Trump misses with a punch to the body.
Trump can't find room to land a body shot as Mfer controls the action.
Trump lands an uppercut.
Mfer misses with a punch to the body.
Mfer blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Trump blocking some punches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Trump.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Trump blocking some punches.
Mfer's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Mfer lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Trump backwards.
Mfer lands a left hand.
Mfer doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Trump darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Mfer throws a poor cross that misses
and Trump counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Trump ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Trump fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Mfer on the side of the head.
Mfer is pinned up against the ropes taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

Mfer gets tackled into the ropes by Trump. Trump maintains the clinch.
Trump is working Mfer over against the ropes.
Mfer throws a head punch that misses.
Mfer is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the ropes.
Mfer throws a head punch that misses.
Mfer throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Trumps head.
Mfer lands a left hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A head punch on the inside from Trump fails to land.
Mfer working aggressively here.
Mfer blocks an uppercut.
Trump swings wildly with an uppercut but Mfer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Trump tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mfer's elbow.
Nice body punch from Mfer.
Mfer blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Trump fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mfer throws a punch but it's blocked by Trump.
Trump has a couple of punches blocked by Mfer.
Mfer lands with a right to the head.
Mfer throws a head punch that misses.
A right hook to the body lands for Mfer.
Trump is breathing heavily.
Mfer lands a shoulder strike.
Trump blocks an uppercut.
Mfer lands with a right to the head.
Trump lands a left hand that snaps the head of Mfer backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mfer.
Trump tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mfer lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Trump makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Mfer swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Trump lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Mfer.
Mfer lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Trump throws a punch but it's blocked by Mfer.
Trump lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A short right from Trump.
Donald Trump seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.

Mfer pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mfer scores with a crisp jab that stopped Trump in his tracks.
Trump takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Mfer throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Trump sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Nice shot by Trump.
Mfer throws a half hearted mid kick.
Trump throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Mfer on the side of the head.
Trump throws a lazy right hand but Mfer sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Sloppy strikes from Mfer. Those never looked like landing.
Trump tries to clinch but Mfer is having none of it.
Trump scores with a crisp jab that stopped Mfer in his tracks.

Trump has closed the distance and engaged Mfer in a clinch.
Trump throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Trump presses Mfer against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Trump misses with some punches.
Trump doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mfer looking to stall.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Trump misses with some punches.
Trump misses with a hook from the clinch.
Trump swings wildly with an uppercut but Mfer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Trump working aggressively here.
Mfer lands a right hand.
Mfer stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Trump swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Mfer lands a right hand.
A short uppercut from Mfer.

Mfer breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Mfer lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Mfer misses with a body kick.
Trump lands an overhand right.
Trump uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mfer.
A nice side step and Trump releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Trump staying out of range there.
Mfer has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Mfer fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Trump on the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Trump misses with a body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nice uppercut there from Trump.
Trump tries to close the distance and clinch but Mfer swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Mfer fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Trump has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Mfer swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Trump doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Mfer lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

Trump moves into the clinch.
Mfer blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Mfer breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Mfer misses with a low kick.
Mfer misses with a hook to the body
and Trump counters with a nice body shot.
Trump digs a good body shot into Mfer's ribs.
Trump misses with a wild body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Trump cracks Mfer with an open hand slap.
Mfer throws a lazy right hand but Trump sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Mfer 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.

A close second round but Donald Trump will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!



Trump moves into the clinch.
Trump lands a right hand that snaps the head of Mfer backwards.
Trump tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mfer can't find room to land a body shot as Trump controls the action.
Mfer misses with a short punch on the inside.
Trump can't find room to land a body shot as Mfer controls the action.
A nice left hand lands by Trump.
Mfer working aggressively here.
Trump has a couple of punches blocked by Mfer.
Mfer lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Trump.
Nice body punch from Mfer - that landed with a thud.
Mfer has a couple of punches blocked by Trump.
A battle for position here, against the ropes.
Trump digs a right hand underneath Mfer's ribcage. Mfer let out a lung full of air as it connected.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Trump makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Mfer lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mfer throws a punch but it's blocked by Trump.
Mfer misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mfer prevents a body shot from Trump.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Trump works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Trump lands a left hand.
Mfer swings wildly with an uppercut but Trump uses good head movement to avoid it.
Trump goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Trump misses with the head strike.
Trump misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short right from Mfer on the inside.
Mfer working aggressively here.
Trump swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Trump lands a body shot in the clinch.
Mfer throws a head punch that misses.
Trump lands a body shot in the clinch.
Trump scores with a nice hook to the head.
Trump lands a right hand.
A right handed body shot lands from Trump.
Mfer tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Trump tries a body shot but Mfer blocks it.
Trump lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Trump presses Mfer against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short body shot lands from Trump as the two fighters clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Trump lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Trump tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Trump.
Trump lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Mfer.
Trump lands with a left to the head.
Trump lands a body shot.
Trump is working Mfer over against the ropes.
Trump lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the ropes.
Trump lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Trump gets through Mfer's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Mfer blocking some punches.
Trump can't find room to land a body shot as Mfer controls the action.
Trump softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.
Mfer blocks an uppercut.
Mfer looking to slow down the pace here.
Trump tries to throw a body punch but Mfer avoids it by throwing Trump back against the ropes.
Trump struggles to land a body shot inside as Mfer controls his hands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Trump goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Trump scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Trump fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Trump.
Trump misses with a short punch on the inside.
Trump tries to throw a body punch but Mfer avoids it by throwing Trump back against the ropes.
Trump working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Mfer blocks an uppercut.
Mfer lands a hook that snaps the head of Trump backwards.
Mfer working aggressively here.
Trump digs a right hand underneath Mfer's ribcage. Mfer let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Trump keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Mfer's efforts to push away.
A short uppercut from Trump.
Trump struggles to land a body shot inside as Mfer controls his hands.
Mfer's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A body shot lands from Trump.
Trump scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Trump tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short body shot lands from Trump as the two fighters clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Trump misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mfer's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Trump misses with a short punch on the inside.
Trump scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Mfer has a couple of punches blocked by Trump.
Trump has a couple of punches blocked by Mfer.
Trump lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Trump tries to throw a body punch but Mfer avoids it by throwing Trump back against the ropes.
Trump throws a head punch that misses.
Mfer content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Mfer blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Mfer blocks a body shot from Trump.
Mfer tries to throw a body punch but Trump avoids it by throwing Mfer back against the ropes.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Trump.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Trump.
Trump throws a head punch that misses.
Mfer lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Mfer blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short uppercut from Trump.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Trump swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Mfer scores with a hook to the body. Trump takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Mfer missing with a left hand there. Trump was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Mfer throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Mfer cracks a nice hook into Trump's ribs.

Trump fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Mfer, pushing him back against the ropes.
Trump scores with a shoulder strike.
Trump misses with a hook from the clinch.
Trump has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Mfer digs a right hand into Trump's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Trump's gas tank.
Mfer misses with a body punch.
Mfer scores with a nice hook to the head.
Mfer taking a breather.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mfer lands a left hand.
Mfer has a couple of punches blocked by Trump.
Trump is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Trump fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mfer misses with some punches.
Mfer swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mfer misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mfer's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Trump misses with a punch to the body.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mfer.
Mfer goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Trump cracks Mfer with a nice body shot.
Mfer softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.
A short right from Mfer.
Trump misses with a punch on the inside.
Trump misses with a punch on the inside.
Mfer lands a right hand that snaps the head of Trump backwards.
Mfer throws a punch but it's blocked by Trump.
Trump lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Mfer backwards.
Mfer lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Mfer blocks a punch to the side of the head.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Trump.
Trump fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mfer softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A short uppercut from Trump.
Mfer misses with the head strike.
Mfer misses with a punch on the inside.
Trump lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Mfer misses with the head strike.
Trump swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Mfer scores with a shoulder strike.
Mfer misses with some punches.
Trump lands a right hand that snaps the head of Mfer backwards.
Trump tries to throw a body punch but Mfer avoids it by throwing Trump back against the ropes.
Mfer lands a body shot.

Mfer escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Mfer tries to work over Trump's front leg with a kick but Trump checks it.
Trump takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Mfer cracks Trump with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the ropes.
Mfer throws a leg kick but Trump moved away.
Trump throws out a powerful jab.
Mfer waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Trump.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mfer misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Trump.
Trump checks a low kick from Mfer.
It seemed like Trump was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

Trump moves into the clinch.
Trump tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mfer's elbow.
Trump lands with a left to the head.
Trump tries a body shot but Mfer blocks it.
Trump scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Trump throws a punch but it's blocked by Mfer.
Mfer is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Mfer misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Trump fails to land.
Trump tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mfer misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mfer working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Mfer working aggressively here.
A short uppercut from Trump.
Trump struggles to land a body shot inside as Mfer controls his hands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Trump lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Mfer backwards.
Trump prevents a body shot from Mfer.
Trump lands with a short shot to the head.
Trump misses with a punch on the inside.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A right hook to the body lands for Trump.
Trump goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mfer lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Trump.
Trump pushes Mfer back against the ropes and unloads with a body punch.
Mfer throws a punch but it's blocked by Trump.
Trump misses with some punches.
Trump tries to work over Mfer's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Trump misses with the head strike.
Mfer misses with a hook from the clinch.
Trump tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch on the inside from Mfer fails to land.
Mfer tries to break free but Trump pushes him back against the ropes.
Trump pushes Mfer back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mfer throws a punch but it's blocked by Trump.
Mfer misses with the head strike.
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 Bull Mfer will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Trump swings for the body but Mfer moves out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mfer. Trump does a little dance to reset his feet.

Trump drives through and clinches with Mfer against the ropes.
Trump misses with a body punch.
A nice right hand lands inside from Trump.
Trump misses with some punches.
Trump misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mfer doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Mfer scores with a shot to the side of Trump's head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Trump.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Trump.
Trump takes a shot to the head.
A hook to the body from Trump.
Trump throws a head punch that misses.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Mfer blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Trump takes a shot to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mfer swings wildly with an uppercut but Trump uses good head movement to avoid it.
Trump swings wildly with an uppercut but Mfer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Trump is working Mfer over against the ropes.
Trump scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A short uppercut from Trump.
Trump scores with a shoulder strike.
Mfer fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mfer gets through Trump's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Mfer prevents a body shot from Trump.
Trump blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mfer working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Trump swings wildly with an uppercut but Mfer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Trump misses with some punches.
Trump doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch on the inside from Trump fails to land.
Trump scores with a shoulder strike.
Trump blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mfer tries to work over Trump's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mfer.
A shot in the inside from Trump.
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!
Mfer has a couple of punches blocked by Trump.
Trump struggles to land a body shot inside as Mfer controls his hands.
Trump throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Mfers head.
Trump fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Stalling in the clinch from Mfer.
Trump is working Mfer over against the ropes.
Trump misses with a hook to the ribs.
A shot in the inside from Trump.
A left hand lands to the body for Mfer.
Trump gets through Mfer's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Mfer blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Mfer wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Trump tries to work over Mfer's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Trump lands a body shot.
Trump doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Trump misses with a body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Trump swings wildly with an uppercut but Mfer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mfer lands a body shot.
Mfer scores with a shot to the side of Trump's head.
Mfer working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Mfer lands a left hand that snaps the head of Trump backwards.
Mfer misses with a punch on the inside.
Mfer lands a left hand that snaps the head of Trump backwards.
Mfer is looking to control Trump's arms but Trump gets an underhook and turns him. Now Mfer has his back to the ropes.
Trump throws a head punch that misses.
Donald Trump is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Mfer tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Trump lands with a light punch inside.
Mfer has a couple of punches blocked by Trump.
Mfer misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mfer throws a head punch that misses.
Mfer is trying to maintain a safe position but Trump gets an underhook and turns Mfer into the ropes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mfer is trying to break the clinch but Trump has him pressed against the ropes.
Mfer misses with some punches.
Trump blocking some punches.
A nice left hand lands by Mfer.
Mfer misses with a punch to the body.
Mfer swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Mfer tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mfer swings wildly with an uppercut but Trump uses good head movement to avoid it.
Trump working aggressively here.
Bull Mfer has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Mfer tries a body shot but Trump blocks it.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Donald Trump.
I think Trump 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 James Atkins scores the fight for Donald Trump!
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight for Donald Trump!
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight for Donald Trump!

Donald Trump wins by unanimous decision!

Donald Trump is the new light heavyweight champion!
Donald Trump 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: EMP Tower v Murha     
Date:   Feb 15, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Iain Tower (ranked 23 p4p, 4 weight class) and Big Murha (ranked 81 p4p, 12 weight class). Tower comes into the arena with Kanye - Power blaring out of the sound system. Big Murha acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

210 cm
25
275 lbs
16 - 2 - 0
189 cm
24
238 lbs
15 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Garra Nutri
HGH Nutrients Q160 Tycoons Best Quality supps

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Iain Tower!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Big Murha!
The judges for this bout are Jorge Garcia, Anthony Taglia and Russell Pearce.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Murha pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tower is out of range and Murha settles back down.
It looked like Tower was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Murha.
Murha throws a head kick but Tower moves out of range.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Murha.
Murha throws a leg kick but Tower sees it coming and checks it nicely.
And Tower counters with a quick kick to the body but Murha blocks it.
Tower pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Murha fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tower manages to avoid it.
Tower appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Murha throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tower counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Murha thinking.
Murha misses with a leg kick.
Murha fakes the leg kick and cracks Tower in the body.
Murha buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tower slips under a jab from Murha.
Tower throws a quick counter kick to the body but Murha avoids it.
Murha takes a swing at Tower's ribcage but misses.
Murha misses with a hook. Tower ducked under it nicely.
Murha throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Tower is looking to counter with a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A slapping leg kick lands for Murha.
Murha wants to slow Tower down by chopping away at his legs.
Murha connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Tower definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Tower blocks a low kick nicely.
Tower appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Murha connects with a jab.
Murha throws an off balance right hand
and Tower counters with a left to the body.
Tower fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Murha looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Murha looks winded!
Tower swings for the body but Murha moves out of range.
Murha throws a left and a right that both miss
and Tower counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Tower scores with a nice body kick.
Tower keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Murha.
Nice body punch from Tower.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tower works the jab nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tower throws a sloppy head kick and Murha moves out of range easily.
Murha takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Tower is looking to wear down Murha with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
No joy there for Tower, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Tower jabs Murha to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tower looks to score with a jab to the body but Murha is just out of range.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Tower. Murha shrugs it off though.
An inside leg kick lands from Tower.
A punch lands to the side of Murha 's head but he takes it in his stride.

It looks like Big Murha has been cut.
Murha looks to land a left hand but Tower moved out of range nicely.
Tower lands a nice shot to the body.
Tower tries to land a front kick but Murha steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Tower connects with a single shot there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Murha throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tower is looking for a counter combo.
Murha throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tower.
Tower throws a quick counter kick to the body but Murha avoids it.
Murha bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Tower tries to land a front kick but Murha steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Murha lands with a thumping leg kick.
Tower takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Tower darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Tower misses with a double jab.
Tower drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Murha with a jab.
Murha slips a jab and a cross from Tower.
Murha connects with a looping right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tower has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Murha finds it's way round the side to connect with Tower's head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murha misses with a looping right.
Tower is looking to counter with a body kick.
Tower keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A jab from Tower does it's job there.
Tower defending well as Murha loads up on a big left hand.
A decent looking cross lands there for Murha.
Murha tries a head kick but it misses.
Murha has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Tower.
A low kick from Murha is predictable there
and Tower counters with a body kick.
Murha get stunned by a cross and takes another one on the button. Murha stumbles backwards and tries to bounce back off the cage but Tower runs in and jumps on him with a leaping lead hook that puts him out! Wow, that was highlight reel stuff! Awesome finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Iain Tower!
Iain Tower retains his heavyweight title!
Iain Tower really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that IniTech Nutrition logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.
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Event: Retribution for Sydney     
Date:   Feb 09, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Mfer Phol (ranked 567 p4p, 78 weight class) and Jose Romero (ranked 1166 p4p, 154 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

190 cm
20
235 lbs
7 - 0 - 0
190 cm
27
265 lbs
7 - 3 - 0
Powerful takedowns
Excellent MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Counter fighter
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Mfer Phol!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Jose Romero!
The judges for this bout are Damien Edna, Eliza Hachem and Chris Dean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Romero bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Romero slips under a jab.
Nice uppercut lands for Phol. That snapped Romero's head back.

It looks like Jose Romero has been cut.
Phol jabs at Romero's body.
Phol throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Phol misses with a hook. Romero ducked under it nicely.
Romero moves out of range as Phol strikes.
Phol swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Romero closes the distance and clinches up with Phol, looking for a takedown. Romero pushes Phol against the cage but Phol circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from Phol misses.
Romero feints the counter takedown.
Phol jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Romero is defended easily by Phol.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Phol throws a big shot that misses.
Phol keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Phol misses with a few strikes there.
Phol thows a left - swing and a miss!

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

Phol looking for a guillotine here but Romero defends easily.
Romero tries to free his leg and advance position but Phol is retaining full guard.
Phol preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

Phol throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

Phol looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Romero passes into side control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Romero wants to lay and pray for a moment but Phol keeps working.
Romero lands a decent elbow from side control.
You can see the frustration on Phol's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Phol is not in a great position here, taking some shots.

It looks like Mfer Phol has been cut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Romero scores with a couple of short elbows.
You can see the frustration on Phol's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Phol is trying to get back to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Phol manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Phol is pressing down on Romero's thigh, looking to free his foot. Romero is holding on for now.

Phol is looking for a kimura here.
Phol is looking to take a break and control but Romero is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Romero wants to improve his position but Phol is controlling well.
Romero is trying to maintain the position but Phol is very close to passing his half guard.
Romero is refusing to be controlled, as Phol sits in half guard.
Romero trying to hold on to Phol's head to control him but Phol postures up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Phol is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Romero is just riding it out for now. Phol eventually gives up the hold.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Phol looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.

Phol looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Romero is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Phol prevents Romero from improving his position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mfer Phol dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Phol throws an overhand right that lands on Romero's shoulder, as Romero tries to avoid the shot.
Romero is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Romero blocks a jab.
Phol is looking to clinch.
Romero doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Phol throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Phol throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Phol darts in trying to clinch

and Romero counters with a takedown into side control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Romero is putting a hurting on Phol here, landing some big shots from side control.
Romero lands some shots froms side control.
Phol is looking to reverse the position.
Phol sneaks back into half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Phol tries to roll over but Romero keeps him under control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Phol is looking to escape.
Romero looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Phol with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Romero is keen to just control but Phol is a slippery customer.

Phol is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Romero pulls his head out easily.
Romero looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Phol with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Romero is trying to control. Phol wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Romero is taking a breather. Phol says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Romero connects with a nice short shot to Phol's temple.

Phol looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Phol is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Romero's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Romero's back!

Phol looking to break Romero's wrist control so he can sink in the choke. Romero remaining controlled and patient though - he really has to keep calm otherwise Phol will wrap this one up with the rear naked choke!
Romero rolls, trying to escape but Phol keeps control of the position.

Romero preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Phol.
Phol gets his hands free as Romero looks to control.

Phol is looking for the choke from the back position but Romero is controlling his hands well.
Romero trying to control the position but Phol manages to sink in the hooks.

Romero fending off the submission attempt from Phol.
Phol is not going to allow Romero to sit and survive in this position.
Romero might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Phol haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Phol doesn't have the hooks in and Romero manages to turn into his guard.
My spies in Training Center inform me that Romero has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Romero sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Phol's guard.
Romero is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Phol sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.

Phol looking for submissions off his back.
Romero drops an elbow to the side of Phol's head.
Romero looks to score some points with some ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Romero trying to control the action but Phol is working from the bottom.
Romero content to control rather than advance.
Romero passes to full mount!
Romero lands a heavy elbow.

Mfer Phol's cut is getting worse.
Romero working away from the top, dropping strikes.

Mfer Phol's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:57 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Jose Romero!
Jose Romero is the new heavyweight champion!
A very excited looking Jose Romero made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Event: FARTMMA 17     
Date:   Feb 09, 2019

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ispa Murhapuro (ranked 5504 p4p, 137 weight class) and Koli Hunt (ranked 5798 p4p, 151 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

212 cm
18
300 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
204 cm
25
290 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Inexperienced
Decent wrestler
Brawler
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Ispa Murhapuro!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Koli Hunt!
The judges for this bout are Steve Smith, Robert Douchet and Trevor Gratis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A punch combination from Hunt misses.
Murhapuro cracks Hunt with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Murhapuro lands a really nice looking cross but Hunt seems unphased.

It looks like Koli Hunt has been cut.

Hunt clinches up with Murhapuro and pushes him back against the cage.
Murhapuro is looking to control Hunt's arms but Hunt gets an underhook and turns him. Now Murhapuro has his back to the cage.
Murhapuro swings away with an uppercut that misses.

Murhapuro breaks the clinch.
Murhapuro jabs Hunt right on the nose. Hunt blinks but takes it well.
Hunt moves away from the strike by Murhapuro.
Murhapuro works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Hunt gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Murhapuro misses with a wild combination.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hunt bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

Hunt looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Murhapuro is trying to get back to full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Murhapuro looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Murhapuro looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Hunt wants to stand up but Murhapuro is controlling the position.
Murhapuro on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Murhapuro tries to get out of the position.
Hunt passes into side control, despite Murhapuro's attempt to control the position.
Murhapuro is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Hunt off and has taken his back!
Hunt just trying to survive but Murhapuro is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.

Hunt is displaying good submission defense - not really looking in danger of submitting to the rear naked choke at the moment. That could change in an instant of course if Murhapuro gets his way!
Hunt trying to control the hands but Murhapuro breaks the grip.
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.

Murhapuro is looking to finish the fight by rear naked choke. Hunt knows exactly what he's got planned though, so he's defending well. Maybe a few strikes would soften Hunt for a finish.
Murhapuro is trying to stick to Hunt's back but Hunt is turning into Murhapuro. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Murhapuro's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Hunt.

Murhapuro is working for submissions here. He's thrown up his legs looking for a triangle but Hunt frees his head nicely. Oh but Murhapuro has switched to an armbar! Hunt is tapping furiously! Lovely submission there!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Armbar). Ispa Murhapuro!
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Event: FARTMMA 17     
Date:   Feb 09, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Pauke Murhapuro (ranked 7334 p4p, 490 weight class) and Esenkwa Nilun (ranked 7032 p4p, 485 weight class). Esenkwa Nilun will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

192 cm
18
235 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
225 cm
21
260 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
Good takedowns
Solid boxing
Granite chin
BJJ White Belt
Brawler
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Pauke Murhapuro!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Esenkwa Nilun!
The judges for this bout are William Peck, Ian Loll and Yves DeLean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

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

Murhapuro looking for a triangle here. Nilun is fighting it but it looks tight! Murhapuro pulls the arm across and this one won't last much longer! Nope, Nilun is tapping out - this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:18 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Pauke Murhapuro!
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Event: Ajax Worldwide #5     
Date:   Feb 09, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Paul Murhaa (ranked 435 p4p, 57 weight class) and Haislan Garcia (ranked 714 p4p, 81 weight class). Haislan Garcia is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

169 cm
26
144 lbs
17 - 2 - 1
175 cm
28
155 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)

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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 17 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Paul Murhaa!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Haislan Garcia!
The judges for this bout are Alexandre Firmino, Thiago Cunha and Luis Engracia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Garcia ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Murhaa looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Garcia throws a body shot but no joy.
A looping hook to the body misses from Murhaa. Garcia does a little dance to reset his feet.
Garcia tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Garcia walks into a straight right hand from Murhaa.
Garcia slips a straight right by Murhaa.
Garcia throws a leg kick
and Murhaa counters with a good low kick that Garcia was not able to check.
Murhaa doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Murhaa swings for the body but Garcia moves out of range.
Garcia misses with a leg kick.
Garcia misses with a wild body shot.
Murhaa throws a body punch but Garcia moves out of range.
Garcia misses the jab.
Murhaa with a nice cross.
That kick from Garcia tenderised Murhaa's leg. Murhaa is trying to keep his angry face on.
Murhaa misses with a body punch
and Garcia cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murhaa throws a low kick but Garcia avoids it.
Garcia looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Garcia swings for the body but Murhaa moves out of range.
Garcia lands a jab to Murhaa's midsection.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A jab from Murhaa misses.
Garcia throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Murhaa paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Garcia clobbers Murhaa with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Garcia sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Murhaa pushes Garcia away with a front kick.
Murhaa stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Garcia.
Garcia fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Murhaa throws a lazy right hand but Garcia sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Murhaa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Garcia was well out of range. Poor timing from Murhaa.
Garcia swings for the body but Murhaa moves out of range.
Murhaa connects with a solid leg kick.
Paul Murhaa seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Murhaa lands a glancing blow to the side of Garcia's head.
Garcia checks a leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhaa looks to land a combination but Garcia avoids it well.
Garcia is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Murhaa rather than just go for the knockout.
Murhaa throws an overhand right that lands on Garcia's shoulder, as Garcia tries to avoid the shot.
Murhaa moves away from the strike by Garcia.
Murhaa uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Garcia.
A clash of legs there as Garcia blocks the low kick.
A nice side step and Garcia releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Murhaa misses
and Garcia counters with a two punch combo.
Murhaa missing with a left hand there. Garcia was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A low kick from Murhaa is predictable there
and Garcia counters with a two punch combo.
Garcia blocks a leg kick.
Murhaa misses with a low kick as Garcia jumps back.
Murhaa throws a front kick aimed at Garcia's knee but Garcia avoids it well.
Garcia fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Murhaa has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Murhaa tries to score with a low kick but Garcia moves his leg out of the way.
Garcia throws out a counter right but Murhaa avoids it with no problem.
Garcia is looking to score with low kicks.
A big left from Murhaa misses.
Murhaa connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Garcia's hands.
Murhaa moves out of range as Garcia strikes.
Garcia throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Murhaa moves out of range as Garcia strikes.
Garcia tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Murhaa was well out of range. Poor timing from Garcia.
Murhaa misses with a few strikes there.
Murhaa avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Murhaa is looking to chop away at Garcia's legs.
Garcia misses the shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Garcia throws a body punch but Murhaa moves out of range.
Murhaa misses the body punch
and Garcia counters with an inside leg kick.
A cross from Garcia lands.
Garcia finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Garcia's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Murhaa connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Garcia scrambles back to his feet.
Murhaa throws a hook but Garcia avoids it easily.
Nice body punch from Murhaa.
A nice inside leg kick there by Garcia. That's going to slow Murhaa down.
Garcia wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Murhaa will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Garcia uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Murhaa.
Garcia swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Murhaa looks to score with a jab to the body but Garcia is just out of range.
Garcia slips a straight right by Murhaa.
A telegraphed right hand from Murhaa misses the target.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Garcia, as that shot connected.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Garcia.
Murhaa 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.
Murhaa rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Garcia counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Garcia uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Garcia pivots, looking for a leg kick but Murhaa is out of range and Garcia settles back down.
A looping hook to the body misses from Murhaa. Garcia does a little dance to reset his feet.
Murhaa lands a front kick.
Garcia looks to score with a jab to the body but Murhaa is just out of range.
As Garcia backs away, Murhaa returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Murhaa misses with a wild body shot.
Garcia misses with a looping right.
A low kick from Murhaa misses
enabling Garcia to counter with a crisp jab.
Garcia throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Murhaa takes a swing at Garcia's ribcage but misses.
Garcia uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Murhaa.
Murhaa keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Garcia.
Murhaa cracks the inside of Garcia's front leg.
Garcia looks to score with a jab to the body but Murhaa is just out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Murhaa takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Garcia 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.
Murhaa moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Murhaa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Garcia was well out of range. Poor timing from Murhaa.
Garcia throws out a counter right but Murhaa avoids it with no problem.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Haislan Garcia will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Garcia avoids the body shot from Murhaa.
Garcia avoids the body shot from Murhaa.
Garcia takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Nice uppercut lands for Murhaa. That snapped Garcia's head back.
Garcia thows a left - swing and a miss!
Garcia looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Nice uppercut lands for Garcia. That snapped Murhaa's head back.
Garcia throws a low kick but Murhaa avoids it.
Murhaa misses with a body shot
and Garcia counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Garcia throws a jab when Murhaa was well out of range.
A big left from Murhaa misses.
Garcia keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Murhaa fakes the leg kick and cracks Garcia in the body.
Garcia sizes up Murhaa with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Murhaa loads up on a big right hand but Garcia slips the punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Garcia scores with a leg kick.
Murhaa rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Garcia moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Garcia misses with a hook.
Murhaa paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Haislan Garcia seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Garcia pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Murhaa smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Murhaa connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Murhaa moves out of range of the strikes.
Murhaa misses with a hook.
Murhaa pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Garcia gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Garcia ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Murhaa moves away.
Murhaa tried to counter with a leg kick but Garcia avoided it.
Garcia slips under a jab.
A little jabbing left from Garcia on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Garcia avoids the body shot from Murhaa.
A looping hook to the body misses from Murhaa. Garcia does a little dance to reset his feet.
Garcia connects with an inside leg kick.
Murhaa throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Murhaa.
Murhaa lands with a nice body punch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Murhaa. Garcia does a little dance to reset his feet.
Garcia 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.
Murhaa dodges the punch combination from Garcia.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa throws a wild body kick that Garcia sees coming a mile off.
Garcia ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Garcia dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Murhaa. That did some damage!
Garcia tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Murhaa is able to avoid easily.
A solid leg kick lands there for Murhaa.
Murhaa moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Murhaa swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A little jabbing left from Garcia on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Garcia's jab looks to have found its range, popping Murhaa under the eye.
Murhaa misses with a two punch combination.
A big right from Murhaa misses.
Garcia pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Murhaa half committed to a counter leg kick.
Murhaa ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Garcia moves away.
Garcia is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Garcia throws a big shot that misses.
Murhaa takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
A telegraphed right hand from Garcia misses the target.
Garcia slips under a jab from Murhaa.
Sloppy strikes from Murhaa. Those never looked like landing.
Garcia moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Garcia moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A left lands for Garcia.
Murhaa's corner calls for a 1-2. Murhaa obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Murhaa misses with a right hand
and Murhaa takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Murhaa misses with a wild body shot.
Garcia's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Murhaa lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Murhaa tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Murhaa slips under a jab from Garcia.
Murhaa lands a lovely overhand right.
Murhaa takes a swing at Garcia's ribcage but misses.
Garcia fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Murhaa is out of range.
Murhaa steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Garcia.
Murhaa misses with a low kick.
Murhaa checks the leg kick.
Garcia misses with a hook.
Murhaa throws a push kick but Garcia slaps the foot to one side.
Murhaa displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Garcia throws out the jab.
Murhaa lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Garcia.
A nice leg kick lands there from Murhaa.
Murhaa delivers a nice body kick.
Murhaa looks to throw the jab but Garcia is out of range.
Garcia fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Good leg kick by Murhaa there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Murhaa looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Garcia misses with a body kick.
It looked like Murhaa was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Garcia.
Garcia looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Murhaa checks a low kick from Garcia.
Murhaa scores with a nice strike.
Murhaa lands an overhand right.
Garcia throws a series of strikes that have Murhaa backpedaling.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Garcia ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Murhaa moves away.
A lazy left from Murhaa finds it's target.
Murhaa ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Garcia moves away.
Garcia throws a hook but Murhaa blocks it.
Murhaa fires out a quick counter leg kick but Garcia just manages to avoid it.
That kick from Murhaa tenderised Garcia's leg. Garcia is trying to keep his angry face on.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Paul Murhaa dominated that second round.
That's time! Murhaa's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. And we move into the final round!


Murhaa throws a half hearted mid kick.
Murhaa fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Garcia is out of range.
Garcia pivots, looking for a leg kick but Murhaa is out of range and Garcia settles back down.
Garcia throws a hook to the side of Murhaa's head but Murhaa sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Garcia scores with a leg kick.
Garcia wants to land a leg kick but Murhaa is out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Garcia. Murhaa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Murhaa fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Garcia uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Murhaa.
Murhaa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Garcia was well out of range. Poor timing from Murhaa.
Murhaa fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Garcia just misses with a punch to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Garcia throws an overhand right that lands on Murhaa's shoulder, as Murhaa tries to avoid the shot.
Garcia fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Garcia misses with a leg kick.
Murhaa is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Garcia throws a hook to the side of Murhaa's head but Murhaa sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Murhaa takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Garcia is looking to score with low kicks.
Garcia throws a nice inside leg kick.
Murhaa fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Garcia manages to avoid it.
Murhaa scores with a leg kick.
Murhaa scores with a nice head shot.
Garcia uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Murhaa.
Garcia takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Garcia works the jab nicely.
Garcia misses with a jab, cross combination.
Murhaa throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Garcia scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Murhaa misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Murhaa thows a leg kick but Garcia checks it
letting Garcia counter with a right hand.
Murhaa lands a jab to Garcia's midsection.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Murhaa staying out of range there.
Garcia throws a leg kick but Murhaa sees it coming and moves out of range.
Murhaa swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Garcia jabs Murhaa to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Murhaa misses the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Garcia.
Murhaa wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Garcia has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Garcia connects with a solid leg kick.
Nice body punch from Garcia.
Murhaa thuds a left hand into Garcia's body.
Garcia moves forwards but Murhaa connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Murhaa takes a swing at Garcia's ribcage but misses.
Murhaa takes a swing at Garcia's ribcage but misses.
Garcia thuds a left hand into Murhaa's body.
Garcia looks to throw the jab but Murhaa is out of range.
Murhaa half committed to a counter leg kick.
A big right from Garcia misses.
Garcia tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Garcia fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Murhaa manages to avoid it.
Murhaa tried to counter with a leg kick but Garcia avoided it.
Murhaa lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
That kick from Murhaa tenderised Garcia's leg. Garcia is trying to keep his angry face on.
Garcia misses the shot to the body.
Garcia blocks a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa slips under a jab from Garcia.
Garcia lands with a right hand.
Murhaa throws a hook to the side of Garcia's head but Garcia sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Garcia misses with a low kick.
Murhaa swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Murhaa takes a swing at Garcia's ribcage but misses.
Murhaa misses with a body shot.
Murhaa moves forwards but Garcia connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Murhaa ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Murhaa checks a leg kick nicely.
Murhaa throws a quick inside leg kick.
Donk. Garcia catches Murhaa right on the button with a cross.
Murhaa lands with a nice body punch.
Murhaa scores with a nice strike.
Murhaa looks to score with a jab to the body but Garcia is just out of range.
No joy there for Garcia, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Garcia.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murhaa fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Garcia throws a lazy right hand but Murhaa sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Decent striking displayed by Garcia there.
Murhaa bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Murhaa, as that shot connected.
Garcia tried to score with a low kick but Murhaa checks it.
Garcia fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Murhaa is out of range.
Murhaa swings for the body but Garcia moves out of range.
Murhaa scores with a crisp jab that stopped Garcia in his tracks.
Garcia lands with a thumping leg kick.
Garcia scores with the left hand. Murhaa knows he should have avoided that one.
Murhaa swings for the body but Garcia moves out of range.
Murhaa feints and then cracks Garcia's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Garcia down.
Jab by Garcia.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Garcia just misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Murhaa is looking to land body kicks.
Murhaa keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Garcia.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Haislan Garcia.
I think Garcia 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 Alexandre Firmino scores the fight 29:29
Judge Thiago Cunha scores the fight 29:29
Judge Luis Engracia scores the fight 30:27

The fight is ruled a majority draw!
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
86%

 

Event: Invincible II     
Date:   Feb 02, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Phol Boxaaja (ranked 582 p4p, 73 weight class) and Arnoldas Sireika (ranked 1094 p4p, 131 weight class). Both these guys have solid standup skills and neither is particularly fantastic on the ground, so let's hope for a nice standup war!

180 cm
20
188 lbs
9 - 0 - 0
180 cm
27
197 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
Powerful takedowns
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Heavy handed

King Nutrition

King Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Phol Boxaaja!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Arnoldas Sireika!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sireika misses the jab.
Boxaaja tries to counter with a takedown but Sireika is quick to defend against it.
Sireika has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Sireika scores with a hook.

Sireika closes the distance and clinches.
Sireika trying to land knees to the body.
Boxaaja is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Sireika is defending well.
Boxaaja fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
We've been hearing reports that Boxaaja has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
A nice right hand lands inside from Boxaaja.

It looks like Arnoldas Sireika has been cut.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Boxaaja creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Sireika looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Boxaaja has Sireika pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Sireika manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Boxaaja tries to throw a body punch but Sireika avoids it by throwing Boxaaja back against the cage.
A shot in the inside from Boxaaja.
Sireika working aggressively here.
Sireika tries to land knees in the clinch but Boxaaja avoids the damage to the body.
Sireika struggles to land a body shot inside as Boxaaja controls his hands.

Boxaaja breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Boxaaja swinging wildly here.
Boxaaja on the wrong end of a nice hook.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Boxaaja lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boxaaja lunges at Sireika with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Sireika's hand.
Boxaaja missing with a left hand there. Sireika was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Boxaaja misses with a body shot.
Sireika misses with a head kick.
Boxaaja just misses with a punch to the body.
Boxaaja swings for the body but Sireika moves out of range.
The crowd cheers as Sireika lands an impressive looking overhand right. Boxaaja doesn't seem phased though.
Sireika swings for the body but Boxaaja moves out of range.
Sireika swings widly with a right hand
and Boxaaja counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Boxaaja will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Phol Boxaaja. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Sireika misses the jab.
Sireika dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Arnoldas Sireika is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Sireika displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Boxaaja.
Sireika looks to land a left hand but Boxaaja moved out of range nicely.
Sireika throws a sloppy head kick and Boxaaja moves out of range easily.
Boxaaja lands a really nice looking cross but Sireika seems unphased.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A swing and a miss from Sireika.
Boxaaja avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Boxaaja bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Boxaaja tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sireika was well out of range. Poor timing from Boxaaja.
Boxaaja misses with an uppercut. Sireika saw that one coming.
Boxaaja misses with a lunging right hand
and Sireika counters with a straight right hand.
Sireika looks to clinch
and Boxaaja counters with a left to the body.
Boxaaja with a hook.
Sireika throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Boxaaja counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Sireika connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
A big right from Sireika misses.
Boxaaja lands with an overhand left.
Sireika ducks right into an uppercut from Boxaaja.

That has opened up Arnoldas Sireika's cut even more.
Boxaaja darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Sireika tries to clinch there but Boxaaja circles away.
Boxaaja swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Nice defenses there by Boxaaja.
Sireika misses with a hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Boxaaja looks to land a right hand but Sireika moved out of range.
Boxaaja misses with a low kick.
Sireika misses with a hook. Boxaaja ducked under it nicely.
Sireika swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Sireika swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Boxaaja is throwing a storm of strikes! Right hook, left hook and follows it up with a spinning back fist! Sireika hits the canvas like a rag doll! And just like that, this one is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:24 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Phol Boxaaja!
Phol Boxaaja retains his middleweight title!
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
52%

 

Event: BFF 55: Schaub vs. Badass     
Date:   Jan 26, 2019

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bryan Schaub (ranked 331 p4p, 48 weight class) and Short Badass (ranked 514 p4p, 81 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?

179 cm
22
220 lbs
14 - 3 - 0
175 cm
21
215 lbs
9 - 2 - 1
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Bryan Schaub!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Short Badass!
The judges for this bout are Tatsuya Matsuyama, Ren Mimura and Yukihiro Shimada.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Schaub fails in his attempt to clinch.
Badass is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Schaub with a body shot.
Schaub fails with a takedown attempt.
Badass looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Schaub changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Schaub feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Badasss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Schaub misses with a hook to the body
and Schaub takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Badass stuffs the takedown attempt from Schaub. Schaub gets slowly back to his feet.
Badass throws out a counter right but Schaub avoids it with no problem.
Schaub throws a predictable looking body shot
and Badass counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Schaub misses with a hook. Badass ducked under it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Schaub misses the jab.
Schaub misses with an uppercut
and Badass counters with a straight right hand.
Schaub avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Schaub wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Jab, jab by Schaub - just one landing.
Horrible takedown attempt by Schaub or perhaps it was just good defense by Badass, which made it look bad.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bryan Schaub. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Badass uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Schaub.
Schaub shoots in but Badass avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Badass gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Schaub.

Schaub rushes Badass and presses him up against the ropes.
Badass throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Schaubs head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Schaub tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Schaub wants to take the fight to the mat but Badass manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Badass throws a head punch that misses.

Badass pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Nice shot by Schaub.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Schaub jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Schaub fails with a takedown attempt.
Badass let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Schaub looks to clinch
and Badass cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Schaub slips a jab from Badass.
Schaub swings away with a body shot that misses
letting Badass counter with a right hand.
Badass has worked on his takedown defense in the runup to this fight and it is paying off so far.
Schaub throws a right hand that misses
and Badass counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Schaub ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Schaub looks to throw the jab but Badass is out of range.
Badass stuffs the takedown.
A jab from Schaub misses.
Badass throws out a counter right but Schaub avoids it with no problem.
Schaub throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Schaub misses with a wild body shot.
Schaub misses with a hook
and Badass counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Schaub fails with an attempt to clinch.
Schaub jabs Badass right on the nose. Badass blinks but takes it well.
Schaub misses with a body shot.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Schaub.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Schaub ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Badass moves away.
Badass might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Badass lands a really nice looking cross but Schaub seems unphased.
Badass steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Schaub.

Schaub closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Schaub lands in his opponent's guard.
Schaub definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
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.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Schaub wants to control from the top but Badass keeps moving.
Schaub pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Badass is keeping the position for now.

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

Schaub keeping moving, preventing Badass from controlling successfully.

That's five minutes gone in the round.

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

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

Badass has a momentary lapse of concentration, allowing Schaub to throw up a leg and lock on what appears to be a pretty tight triangle! Badass is fighting it off but it's all too little too late - Schaub pulls down on the head and he's put Badass to sleep! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5:43 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Bryan Schaub!
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pop
A | B
mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
39%

 

Event: ABW 192 Verygood - Murhaa     
Date:   Jan 22, 2019

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kurt Verygood (ranked 154 p4p, 6 weight class) and Paul Murhaa (ranked 263 p4p, 8 weight class). Verygood comes to the cage accompanied by Bring Pain. Paul Murhaa has the eye of the tiger tonight.

172 cm
26
141 lbs
18 - 4 - 0
169 cm
26
144 lbs
17 - 1 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Groove Gear
Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)



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 18 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kurt Verygood!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Paul Murhaa!
The judges for this bout are Arvi Lind, Ben Zyskovitsi and Anni Minnemäki.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Verygood lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Verygood scores with a nice strike.
Verygood looks for the body kick but Murhaa saw that one coming.
Murhaa has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
A bone on bone clash there as Murhaa blocks the leg kick.
Verygood looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Verygood steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Verygood.
Verygood scores with a hook to the body. Murhaa takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kurt Verygood seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Verygood connects with a body shot.
Murhaa looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Verygood throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Verygood misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Murhaa.
Murhaa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Verygood was well out of range. Poor timing from Murhaa.
Murhaa dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Verygood. That did some damage!
A good leg kick by Murhaa.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Verygood connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Verygood thows a left - swing and a miss!
Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Verygood.
Murhaa throws a nice outside leg kick.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Verygood crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Murhaa - the referee stops the clock and Verygood gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Murhaa. Verygood manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Verygood.
Verygood throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Murhaa sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Verygood fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Murhaa.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Verygood.
Murhaa was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Verygood fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Murhaa looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Murhaa lands a body shot.
Murhaa misses with an attempted mid kick.
Murhaa swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Verygood missing with a left hand there. Murhaa was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A shot to the liver by Murhaa. Beautiful body shot.
Murhaa attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
An attempted straight right counter from Verygood misses the target.
A looping hook to the body misses from Verygood. Murhaa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Murhaa swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Verygood wants to slow Murhaa down by chopping away at his legs.
Verygood thuds a left hand into Murhaa's body.
Verygood throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Verygood motions for Murhaa to come forward. Verygood throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Murhaa is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Verygood with a body shot.
Murhaa misses with a hook. Verygood ducked under it nicely.
It looked like Verygood was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Murhaa.
Verygood misses with an uppercut.
Murhaa throws a leg kick which misses Verygood's front leg but catches the back leg as Verygood tries to avoid it.
Murhaa avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Verygood tried to score with a low kick but Murhaa checks it.
Murhaa throws out a counter right but Verygood avoids it with no problem.
Murhaa misses with a head kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa 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.
Murhaa throws a sloppy head kick and Verygood moves out of range easily.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Verygood checks a leg kick.
Verygood misses with a straight left.
A looping hook to the body misses from Verygood. Murhaa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Verygood misses with a body shot.
Verygood digs a good hook to Murhaa's body.
Murhaa throws a low kick but it's checked well by Verygood.
Verygood throwing a counter right hand but Murhaa manages to avoid it.
Murhaa wants to slow Verygood down by chopping away at his legs.
Verygood jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
A jab from Verygood does it's job there.
Murhaa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Murhaa misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Verygood.
Murhaa chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Verygood can pounce on him.
Verygood throws a low kick but it's checked well by Murhaa.
A big right from Verygood misses.
Verygood misses with a kick to the body
and Murhaa counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Verygood slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Verygood darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Murhaa takes a shot right to the bread basket.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood connects with a looping right hand.
Verygood throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Murhaa on the side of the head.
Verygood keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Verygood pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Murhaa misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Murhaa chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Verygood lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Murhaa throws a body kick that misses.
Verygood tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Murhaa manages to circle out of the way.
Murhaa takes a swing at Verygood's ribcage but misses.
Verygood swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Murhaa misses with an attempted mid kick.
Murhaa ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Verygood moves away.
Murhaa throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Verygood throws a lazy right hand but Murhaa sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Verygood has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Murhaa.
Verygood on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhaa misses with a body shot.
Verygood bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Verygood swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Murhaa feints a counter leg kick.
Verygood misses the jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa misses with a body shot.
Verygood tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Murhaa is able to avoid easily.
Murhaa throws a leg kick which misses Verygood's front leg but catches the back leg as Verygood tries to avoid it.
Verygood uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
Murhaa tries to score with a low kick but Verygood moves his leg out of the way.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Verygood throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Murhaa ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Murhaa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but Verygood sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Good work by Murhaa as he checks the leg kick.
Murhaa misses with a low kick.
Murhaa slips a straight right by Verygood.
Murhaa misses with a body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Murhaa throws a body shot but no joy.
Murhaa moves out of range of the body kick from Verygood.
A looping hook to the body misses from Murhaa. Verygood does a little dance to reset his feet.
Murhaa staying out of range there.
Murhaa looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Murhaa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Verygood.
Murhaa avoids the body shot from Verygood.
Murhaa is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Verygood with a body shot.
Murhaa works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Verygood pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Verygood throws a body punch but Murhaa moves out of range.
Murhaa throws a head kick but Verygood moves out of range.
Verygood smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Verygood throws a leg kick but Murhaa moved away.
Murhaa misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
A big right from Murhaa misses.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Murhaa might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Verygood has got the better of the exchanges.
Murhaa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Verygood.
Verygood just misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa tries to land a front kick but Verygood steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murhaa throws the kick towards the body but Verygood avoids it.
Verygood avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A lazy left from Verygood finds it's target.
Murhaa moves away from the strike by Verygood.
Murhaa is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Verygood staying out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Verygood finds it's way round the side to connect with Murhaa's head.
Murhaa looks to throw the jab but Verygood is out of range.
Verygood was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Murhaa waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Verygood.
Verygood keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Murhaa misses with a low kick as Verygood jumps back.
Murhaa pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Verygood steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
Verygood went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Murhaa looks for the body kick but Verygood saw that one coming.
Verygood tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Murhaa was well out of range. Poor timing from Verygood.
Murhaa is looking to land body kicks.
Verygood cracks Murhaa with an open hand slap.
Verygood lands a lovely overhand right.
Murhaa lands a nice looking kick to the body. Verygood takes a step back to recover.
Murhaa fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Verygood is out of range.
Murhaa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but Verygood moved away.
Verygood moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Murhaa thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Verygood if he has to take too many more of those.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murhaa throws a nice inside leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa swings for the body but Verygood moves out of range.
A good leg kick by Verygood.
Kurt Verygood is winning the standup battle so far.
A clash of legs there as Verygood blocks the low kick.
Murhaa on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Murhaa fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Verygood keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Verygood throws a lazy right hand but Murhaa sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Verygood cracks Murhaa with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Verygood on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Murhaa. Murhaa obviously looking to wear him down.
Verygood throws out a loose jab but Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid it.
Verygood keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Murhaa.
Verygood throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Verygood throws a hook to the side of Murhaa's head but Murhaa sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Verygood throws a shot from downtown. Murhaa moves away and avoids it.
Murhaa misses with a series of wild punches.
Murhaa throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Murhaa fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Verygood is out of range.
Murhaa moves out of range as Verygood strikes.
Verygood is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Verygood avoids a kick to the body.
Verygood scores with a nice right hand.
Murhaa pivots, looking for a leg kick but Verygood is out of range and Murhaa settles back down.
Verygood misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Murhaa.
Verygood lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Murhaa throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Murhaa throws a solid leg kick but Verygood takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Murhaa.
Verygood throws the kick towards the body but Murhaa avoids it.
A jab from Verygood misses.
A jab from Verygood misses.
A chopping leg kick lands by Verygood.
Murhaa will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Verygood thumps Murhaa with a low kick.
Murhaa throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Verygood thows a body kick. Murhaa tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Murhaa doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot 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!
Murhaa misses the jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Verygood, as that shot connected.
Murhaa fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Verygood manages to avoid it.
Verygood uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
Murhaa defending well as Verygood loads up on a big left hand.
Murhaa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Verygood was well out of range. Poor timing from Murhaa.
Verygood slips a jab from Murhaa.
Nice jab there from Verygood.
Murhaa misses with a looping left.
Verygood ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Murhaa scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Murhaa scores with a kick to the body.
A big left from Murhaa misses.
It looked like Verygood wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Good standup being displayed there by Verygood as he connects with a hook.
A clash of legs there as Verygood blocks the low kick.
Murhaa misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
It looked like Verygood was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Murhaa.
Verygood scores with a kick to the midsection.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Verygood waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Murhaa.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Murhaa 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 Verygood has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Verygood and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
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 Kurt Verygood will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Verygood is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Murhaa.
Verygood scores with a nice body kick.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Murhaa moves away.
Verygood with a jab.
Murhaa drops his hands momentarily and Verygood takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Verygood avoids a kick to the body.
Verygood keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Murhaa pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Verygood misses with a hook. Murhaa ducked under it nicely.
Murhaa is looking to slow Verygood down with leg kicks.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Verygood.
Verygood takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Murhaa has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Verygood finds it's way round the side to connect with Murhaa's head.
Murhaa has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Murhaa moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Verygood is looking to clinch but Murhaa is avoiding it.
Verygood checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Murhaa has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Verygood.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Verygood moves out of range of the strikes.
That kick from Murhaa tenderised Verygood's leg. Verygood is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donk. Verygood catches Murhaa right on the button with a cross.
Murhaa is looking to land body kicks.
Murhaa is looking to slow Verygood down with leg kicks.
Murhaa moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Verygood fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Verygood misses with a body kick.
Murhaa takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Good work by Murhaa as he checks the leg kick.
Verygood throws a predictable looking body shot
and Murhaa counters with a nice uppercut.
Murhaa throws the kick towards the body but Verygood avoids it.
Verygood throws a nice outside leg kick.
A big left from Murhaa misses.
Verygood feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Verygood lands with a hook. Murhaa tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Murhaa misses with a wild body shot.
Murhaa dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Verygood. That did some damage!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhaa lands a front kick.
Verygood misses with a wild body shot.
Verygood uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Murhaa.
Verygood thinks about countering with a body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood throws a chopping leg kick but Murhaa manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Verygood will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Verygood pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A jab from Verygood finds it's way through Murhaa's defenses.
Murhaa with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Verygood misses with the combination.
Verygood cracks Murhaa with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Murhaa throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Verygood will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Verygood cracks Murhaa with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Verygood listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Verygood moves out of range of the leg kick from Murhaa.
Verygood goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Verygood throws an overhand right that lands on Murhaa's shoulder, as Murhaa tries to avoid the shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Verygood.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood slips a straight right by Murhaa.
Murhaa blocks a jab.
Murhaa swings for the body but Verygood moves out of range.
Verygood blocks the body kick.
Murhaa wants to land a leg kick but Verygood is out of range.
Murhaa fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Verygood manages to avoid it.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Murhaa - that will leave a mark!
Murhaa walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Verygood missing with a left hand there. Murhaa was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Verygood moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Murhaa throws a push kick but Verygood slaps the foot to one side.
Verygood lands a head shot.
Murhaa lands a jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Verygood. Murhaa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Murhaa moves out of range as Verygood strikes.
Murhaa tries to score with a low kick but Verygood moves his leg out of the way.
Murhaa throws a low kick but it's checked well by Verygood.
Verygood ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verygood throws a looping overhand right but Murhaa ducks down to avoid it.
Verygood ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Verygood misses with a wild body shot.
Murhaa feints a counter leg kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Murhaa looks to score with a jab to the body but Verygood is just out of range.
Murhaa ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Murhaa just misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa looks for the body kick but Verygood saw that one coming.
Verygood is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Murhaa.
Verygood throws out a loose jab but Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid it.
A left lands for Murhaa.
Verygood paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Verygood misses with a left hand
and Murhaa counters with a body kick that stops Verygood in his tracks momentarily.
Murhaa clobbers Verygood with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Verygood lands a jab to the head.
Verygood will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Verygood throws a hook but Murhaa blocks it.
Verygood moves out of range of the strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kurt Verygood clearly takes that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Murhaa takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Verygood throws a shot from downtown. Murhaa moves away and avoids it.
Verygood cracks a nice hook into Murhaa's ribs.
Murhaa throws a head kick that half lands.
Verygood scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Verygood tries to bum rush Murhaa with a series of wild strikes but Murhaa uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Murhaa throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Murhaa looks to land a body kick but Verygood moved away.
Verygood connects with a single shot there.
Murhaa staying out of range there.
Murhaa fails to land with a series of punches.
Verygood swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Murhaa changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Murhaa fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Verygood manages to avoid it.
Murhaa shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhaa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Verygood.
Murhaa with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A telegraphed right hand from Murhaa misses the target.
Verygood throws a quick counter kick to the body but Murhaa avoids it.
Verygood just misses with a punch to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Murhaa.
Verygood is looking to score with low kicks.
Verygood throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Murhaa feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Verygoods jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
A bone on bone clash there as Verygood blocks the leg kick.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Murhaa moves away.
Verygood takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Verygood thows a leg kick but Murhaa checks it
and Murhaa counters with an inside leg kick.
Verygood on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Murhaa. Murhaa obviously looking to wear him down.
Murhaa keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Verygood.
Murhaa takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Murhaa throws a low kick but Verygood avoids it.
Murhaa avoids the body shot from Verygood.
Murhaa goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Murhaa stuns Verygood with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Murhaa pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Murhaa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Verygood.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood throws a leg kick but Murhaa sees it coming and moves out of range.
Verygood thuds a left hand into Murhaa's 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!
Murhaa swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Verygood throws a jab when Murhaa was well out of range.
Murhaa tries a quick counter leg kick but Verygood is wise to it.
Verygood fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Murhaa throws a body punch but Verygood moves out of range.
Verygood checks a leg kick nicely.
Verygood misses with a wild body shot.
Murhaa pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Murhaa jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Murhaa looks to land a combination but Verygood avoids it well.
Verygood throws a right hand that misses
and Murhaa connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Verygood scores with a body shot.
Verygood throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Verygood wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Verygood is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Murhaa connects with a body shot that sends Verygood's belly button to the back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood just misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa walks into a stiff left hand from Verygood.
Murhaa misses with a double jab.
Murhaa keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Murhaa misses with a straight right.
Verygood swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Verygood lands with a straight right. Murhaa didn't see that one coming.
Murhaa throws a chopping leg kick but Verygood manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
It looked like Verygood wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A solid leg kick lands there for Verygood.
Verygood misses with a hook. Murhaa ducked under it nicely.
Murhaa takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Nice uppercut lands for Murhaa. That snapped Verygood's head back.
Murhaa throws a wild body kick that Verygood sees coming a mile off.
Verygood is looking to counter punch.
Verygood with a jab.
Verygood scores with a nice head shot.
Verygood misses with a straight left.
Murhaa moves out of range as Verygood throws a body kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Verygood throws a low kick but Murhaa avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verygood slips under a jab from Murhaa.
Verygood lands with an uppercut that bounces Murhaa off the cage and back into range.
Verygood 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.
Murhaa jabs at Verygood's body.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Murhaa moves away.
Murhaa misses with a wild combination.
Murhaa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Verygood.
Murhaa lands a right hook to the body.
Murhaa looks to score with a jab to the body but Verygood is just out of range.
Verygood lands with an overhand left.
A punch lands to the side of Verygood 's head but he takes it in his stride.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Murhaa takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Verygood misses with a left hand
and Murhaa counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A telegraphed right hand from Verygood misses the target.
Murhaa let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Murhaa buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
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 Kurt Verygood will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Verygood dips to his left and cracks Murhaa with an uppercut!
Kurt Verygood is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but Verygood sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Murhaa jabs at Verygood's body.
Verygood throws a jab but it's blocked by Murhaa.
Murhaa is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Verygood 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.
Verygood 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.
Murhaa throws a jab but it's blocked by Verygood.
Murhaa gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Verygood.

Verygood instigates a clinch.
Verygood lands with a left to the head.
Verygood looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Murhaa throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Verygoods head.
Verygood blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murhaa is trying to break free.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood blocking some punches.
Verygood jumps guard but Murhaa turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Verygood is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Murhaa to keep the fight standing.
Murhaa misses with some punches.

Murhaa breaks the clinch.
Murhaa throws a wild body kick that Verygood sees coming a mile off.
Verygood takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Verygood tries to close the distance and clinch but Murhaa swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Murhaa misses with a kick to the body.
Verygood was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Murhaa throws a half hearted mid kick.
Murhaa throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Verygood lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Verygood cracks a nice hook into Murhaa's ribs.
Verygood moves out of range as Murhaa strikes.
Verygood appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Verygood wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Verygood swings widly with a right hand
letting Murhaa counter with a right hand.
A thudding body kick lands there by Murhaa!
Verygood listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Murhaa takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Verygood throws a low kick but it's checked well by Murhaa.
Verygood misses with a right hand
letting Murhaa counter with a right hand.
Verygood doesn't manage to clinch there - Murhaa circles away.
Verygood misses with a kick to the body
and Murhaa counters with a thumping low kick.
A jab from Verygood misses.
Murhaa throws out a leg kick but Verygood moves out of range and Murhaa only half commits.
Verygood avoids a kick to the body.
Verygood feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Verygood uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
Murhaa looks to land a body kick but Verygood moved away.
Murhaa staying out of range there.
Verygood chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Murhaa can pounce on him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot by Verygood.
Verygood misses the jab.
Verygood tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Murhaa was well out of range. Poor timing from Verygood.
Verygood lands a nice hook to Murhaa's body. Murhaa takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Verygood throws a shot to the body.
Murhaa throws a nice inside leg kick.
Verygood tests Murhaa's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Murhaa avoids the body shot from Verygood.
Murhaa swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A jab from Murhaa misses.
Murhaa defending well as Verygood loads up on a big left hand.
Murhaa takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Murhaa swings for the body but Verygood moves out of range.
Verygood is looking to slow Murhaa down with leg kicks.
Murhaa throws a body punch but Verygood moves out of range.
Murhaa lands a slapping body shot.
Murhaa connects with a solid leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhaa lands a right hook to the body.
Verygood looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Murhaa moves out of range as Verygood strikes.
Murhaa pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Verygood misses with an uppercut.
Verygood looks to score with a jab to the body but Murhaa is just out of range.
Paul Murhaa has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Verygood misses with a body shot.
And Murhaa responds with a good body kick, but Verygood manages to step out the way in time.
Murhaa takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Verygood takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Murhaa on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Murhaa scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Verygood lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Murhaa throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Murhaa moves away.
Verygood takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Verygood takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Verygood misses with a body shot.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Paul Murhaa.
I think Verygood 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 Arvi Lind scores the fight 49:47
Judge Ben Zyskovitsi scores the fight 50:45
Judge Anni Minnemäki scores the fight 49:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kurt Verygood!

Kurt Verygood retains his bantamweight title!
A very excited looking Kurt Verygood made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
In defeat, Paul Murhaa stepped up to the mic, saying 'vittu'.
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Event: EMP Murhaa vs Klos     
Date:   Jan 19, 2019

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Duncan Ferguson (ranked 1765 p4p, 267 weight class) and Tank Ispa (ranked 77 p4p, 13 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?

191 cm
24
212 lbs
10 - 5 - 0
190 cm
24
221 lbs
12 - 2 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Duncan Ferguson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Tank Ispa!
The judges for this bout are Chad Campbell, Steve Montenegro and Jonathan Paton.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ferguson looks to land a combination but Ispa avoids it well.
Ispa moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.

It looks like Duncan Ferguson has been cut.
Ispa misses the shot to the body.
Ispa staying out of range there.
Ispa dives in for a single leg takedown but Ferguson sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Nice jab there from Ferguson.
Ferguson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ferguson just misses with a punch to the body.
A jab from Ispa misses.
A counter left hand to the body from Ferguson misses its target.
Ispa on the wrong end of a nice jab.

Ispa shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ispa is trying to control. Ferguson wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Ispa seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ispa is trying to control the action in half guard but Ferguson is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Ispa is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.

Ispa seems to be looking for submissions.
Ispa is controlling the pace.

Ispa is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Ferguson is just riding it out for now. Ispa eventually gives up the hold.
Ispa is pressing down on Ferguson's thigh, looking to free his foot. Ferguson is holding on for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Ferguson is concentrating on defense, preventing Ispa from advancing position.
Ispa tries to pass to full mount but Ferguson defends it.
Ferguson is controlling Ispa's trapped leg to prevent Ispa from advancing to side control.

Ispa looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Ferguson is looking to control Ispa's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Ferguson avoid being mounted?

Ferguson is defending against the submission attempts here by Ispa.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ferguson trying to control but Ispa postures up.

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

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

Ferguson is defending against the submission attempts here by Ispa.

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

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.
Ispa keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
The fighters are battling for position here. Ferguson manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Ferguson is pulling down on Ispa's head to control his posture.
Ferguson not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Ispa wants to control from the top but Ferguson keeps moving.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Ferguson's jab looks to have found its range, popping Ispa under the eye.
Ispa throws a hook to the side of Ferguson's head but Ferguson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Ferguson moves out of range of the body kick from Ispa.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Tank Ispa will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Duncan Ferguson'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.


Ispa misses with a wild body shot.
It looked like Ferguson was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Ispa showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Ferguson.
Ferguson throws a big shot that misses.
Ispa looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Ispa fails in his attempt to clinch.
Ispa connects with the punch.
Ispa swings for the body but Ferguson moves out of range.
Ispa keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ferguson.
Ispa tries to counter by closing the distance.
Ferguson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ispa doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Ferguson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Ispa walks forward, straight into a front kick from Ferguson.
Ferguson wants to land a leg kick but Ispa is out of range.
Ispa changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ispa takes a swing at Ferguson's ribcage but misses.
Ispa throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Ferguson on the side of the head.
Ferguson loads up on a big right hand but Ispa slips the punch.
Ispa takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Ferguson missing with a left hand there. Ispa was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ispa fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ferguson manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ferguson jabs at Ispa's body.
Ispa cracks Ferguson with an open hand slap.
Nice uppercut there from Ferguson.
We've been told by Ferguson's head coaches at Ramirez School Of Excellence that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Ispa fails to land the takedown.
Ferguson blocks a jab.
Ferguson swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ferguson lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Ispa uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ferguson.
Ferguson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
A jab from Ferguson misses.
Ispa with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Ferguson with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Ispa to score with a decent uppercut.
Ferguson avoids the body shot from Ispa.
Ferguson scores with a nice right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ispa looks to land a left hand but Ferguson moved out of range nicely.
Ispa misses with a few strikes there.
Ferguson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ispa.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ferguson stuffs the takedown attempt from Ispa. Ispa gets slowly back to his feet.
Ferguson throws a body punch but Ispa moves out of range.
Ispa looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Ferguson takes one on the button.
Ispa showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Ferguson.
Ferguson connects with the punch.
Ispa connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Ispa avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ferguson. Ispa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ferguson misses with an uppercut
and Ispa cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Duncan Ferguson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Ferguson misses with an uppercut. Ispa saw that one coming.
Ispa lands a nice shot to the body.
Ferguson swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Duncan Ferguson is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Ispa cracks the inside of Ferguson's front leg.

Ferguson drives through and clinches with Ispa against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Ferguson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A big right from Ispa misses.
Ferguson appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Ferguson connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Ispa fails with an attempt to clinch.
Ferguson misses with a hook
and Ispa counters with a stiff right hand.
Ferguson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ferguson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ispa tries to counter with a clinch but Ferguson shakes him off and moves away.

Ispa takes the fight into the clinch.

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

Ispa is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Ispa keeping moving, preventing Ferguson from controlling successfully.
Ferguson is looking to stand up but Ispa won't let him.
Ferguson stands up over Ispa, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Ferguson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ispa is trying to control the position but Ferguson postures up.
Ispa keeping moving, preventing Ferguson from controlling successfully.

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

Ispa is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Ferguson content to stall in guard here.
Ispa can't keep his opponent in guard - Ferguson advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

Ispa looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ispa is looking to improve his position.
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 Duncan Ferguson will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Duncan Ferguson's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Ferguson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Ispa.
It seemed like Ispa was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

Ispa clinches up against the cage.
Ferguson takes a shot to the head.
Ispa lands a nice uppercut.
Ferguson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ferguson blocking some punches.
Ferguson tries to throw a body punch but Ispa avoids it by throwing Ferguson back against the cage.
Ispa lands with a short shot to the head.
Ispa tries to pull guard but Ferguson holds him up against the cage and eventually Ispa drops back down to his feet.
Ispa has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Ferguson is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Ferguson keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Ispa's efforts to push away.
Ferguson is trying to maintain a safe position but Ispa gets an underhook and turns Ferguson into the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ispa tries a body shot but Ferguson blocks it.
Ispa drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Ferguson gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Ispa has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Ferguson seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Ispa can turn it around.
Duncan Ferguson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Tank Ispa.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ispa.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ispa scores with a shoulder strike.
Nice body punch from Ispa.
Ispa working aggressively here.
Ispa struggles to land a body shot inside as Ferguson controls his hands.
Ispa lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ferguson blocking some punches.
A head punch on the inside from Ispa fails to land.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ispa.
Ispa misses with the head strike.
Ispa throws a punch but it's blocked by Ferguson.
Ispa jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Ferguson walks away with a smile on his face. Ispa gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Ferguson scores with a one two! Ispa had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Ferguson slips under a jab.
Ferguson just misses with a punch to the body.
Ispa takes a swing at Ferguson's ribcage but misses.
No joy there for Ferguson, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
A jab from Ispa misses.
Ispa catches Ferguson with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ferguson lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Ferguson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ispa throws a series of punches but Ferguson avoids them all with ease.
Ispa on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Ispa shoots in and drives through. Ferguson sprawls well.
Ispa throws a hook but Ferguson avoids it easily.
Horrible takedown attempt by Ispa or perhaps it was just good defense by Ferguson, which made it look bad.
Ispa takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Ispa misses with a few strikes there.
Ispa jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ispa misses with a kick to the body.
It looked like Ferguson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Ferguson looks to land a left hand but Ispa moved out of range nicely.
Ispa swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ispa lands a nice looking body shot.
Duncan Ferguson is winning the standup battle so far.
Ferguson just misses with a punch to the body.
Ferguson scores with a decent looking hook.

Ispa gets the takedown into side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ferguson tries to get back to half guard but can't.
You can see the frustration on Ferguson's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

Ispa tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Ferguson sneaks back into half guard.
Ferguson is looking to control Ispa's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Ferguson avoid being mounted?
Ispa wants to pass to mount but Ferguson is defending the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Ispa trying to control from Ferguson's half guard. Ferguson has other ideas though and has regained full guard.

Ispa drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Ispa jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Ferguson pulls Ispa in close to prevent any damage.
Tank Ispa has got the better of the ground game so far.
Ferguson trying to control the position.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

And that's the end of the fight!
Tank Ispa comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Ispa 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 Chad Campbell scores the fight 28:30
Judge Steve Montenegro scores the fight 27:30
Judge Jonathan Paton scores the fight 28:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Tank Ispa!

A relieved looking Tank Ispa thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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Event: EMP Murhaa vs Klos     
Date:   Jan 19, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Kenny Tchusuk (ranked 607 p4p, 82 weight class) and Big Murha (ranked 102 p4p, 11 weight class). I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

170 cm
24
265 lbs
11 - 9 - 0
189 cm
24
238 lbs
14 - 3 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Groove Gear
Vegan Gains

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kenny Tchusuk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Big Murha!
The judges for this bout are Chad Campbell, John Roberts and Franklyn Lucas.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Murha throws a jab when Tchusuk was well out of range.

Murha moves into range and clinches up with Tchusuk.
Murha slows down the pace here.
Murha misses with a punch on the inside.
Murha struggles to land a body shot inside as Tchusuk controls his hands.
Our sources have told us that Tchusuk has been working on his knees in the buildup to the fight.
Tchusuk has a couple of punches blocked by Murha.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Murha.
Tchusuk lands a shoulder strike.
Murha throws a head punch that misses.
A nice left hand lands by Murha.
Tchusuk misses with some punches.
Murha blocks an uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murha blocking some punches.
Murha blocks an uppercut.
Tchusuk blocking some punches.
Tchusuk blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short right from Murha.
Tchusuk fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Tchusuk scores with a nice short uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Murha lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tchusuk swings wildly with an uppercut but Murha uses good head movement to avoid it.
Murha pushes Tchusuk back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tchusuk throws a head punch that misses.
Murha works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Murha misses with a short punch on the inside.
Murha lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tchusuk backwards.
Tchusuk throws a head punch that misses.
Murha gets through Tchusuk's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Tchusuk has a couple of punches blocked by Murha.
Murha lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tchusuk working aggressively here.
Murha lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tchusuk backwards.
Tchusuk blocking some punches.
Tchusuk lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A short body shot lands from Tchusuk as the two fighters clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Murha blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Murha cracks Tchusuk with a nice body shot.
Tchusuk takes a shot to the head.
Murha stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murha lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Murha is stalling here.
Murha tries to work over Tchusuk's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tchusuk misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tchusuk swings wildly with an uppercut but Murha uses good head movement to avoid it.
A head punch on the inside from Tchusuk fails to land.
Murha lands a body punch.
Tchusuk is breathing heavily.
Murha tries a body shot but Tchusuk blocks it.
Tchusuk misses with the head strike.
Murha misses with a punch to the body.
Murha fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tchusuk throws a punch but it's blocked by Murha.
Murha blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Murha fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Murha lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Murha softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A nice right hand lands inside from Murha.
Tchusuk misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murha lands with a short shot to the head.
Tchusuk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Murha lands with a left to the head.
Tchusuk misses with a hook from the clinch.
Murha lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tchusuk backwards.
Tchusuk misses with a punch on the inside.
Murha tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
The referee calls for Murha to work.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Tchusuk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tchusuk misses with the head strike.
Murha is struggling to control the position.
Murha throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tchusuks head.
Tchusuk blocks a body shot from Murha.
Tchusuk misses with a punch on the inside.
Tchusuk blocking some punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tchusuk misses with the head strike.

Murha breaks the clinch.
Murha connects with a crisp jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tchusuk tries to clinch but Murha moves out of range.
A solid leg kick lands there for Murha.
Big Murha seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tchusuk on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Tchusuk avoids the head kick by Murha.
Murha fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Tchusuk on the side of the head.
Murha avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Tchusuk is looking to clinch but Murha is avoiding it.

Murha pushes Tchusuk up against the cage in a clinch.
Tchusuk misses with some punches.
Tchusuk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Murha just leaning against Tchusuk, taking a breather.
Tchusuk misses with the head strike.
Tchusuk misses with some punches.
Murha blocking some punches.
Murha scores with a nice hook to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Murha clinches up with Tchusuk and pushes him back against the cage.
Murha lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tchusuk backwards.
A head punch on the inside from Tchusuk fails to land.
Tchusuk working aggressively here.
Murha throws a head punch that misses.
Murha lands a nice uppercut.
Murha scores with a shoulder strike.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Tchusuk swings wildly with an uppercut but Murha uses good head movement to avoid it.
Murha swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tchusuk misses with a hook from the clinch.
Murha has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Murha.
Murha lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Tchusuk.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murha scores with a nice hook to the head.
Murha lands with a short punch from the clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tchusuk misses with the head strike.
Tchusuk lands a left hand.
Tchusuk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tchusuk misses with a punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murha lands a hook that snaps the head of Tchusuk backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Murha.
Tchusuk misses with some punches.
Murha works on Tchusuk's body with a couple of short punches.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Murha.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Tchusuk throws a punch but it's blocked by Murha.
A short left from Murha.
Tchusuk misses with a punch on the inside.
Tchusuk lands a shoulder strike.
Murha working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Murha lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tchusuk backwards.
Still in the clinch, Murha scores with a nice short uppercut.
Murha is working Tchusuk over against the cage.
The referee is keeping an eye on Murha - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Murha lands with a right to the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tchusuk misses with a hook to the ribs.
Murha throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tchusuks head.
Murha lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Tchusuk or not.
Big Murha seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Tchusuk's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murha scores with a shot to the side of Tchusuk's head.
Murha gets through Tchusuk's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tchusuk.
A left hand lands to the body for Murha.

Murha breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Murha throws a nice head kick!

It looks like Kenny Tchusuk has been cut.
Murha scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Tchusuk doesn't seem bothered though.

Murha drops Tchusuk with a beautiful combination! Tchusuk stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Murha is looking for the KO!
Murha has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Tchusuk is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Murha batters Tchusuk with a massive right followed by a huge left! Tchusuk is out on his feet looking like a zombie as Murha lands a final crushing right hand to drop Tchusuk to the mat with a gruesome thud! Murha is running around like a mad man after that fight and for good reason!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:33 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Big Murha!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Big Murha made sure he mentioned HELLBENT, along with how happy he was to win his fight.
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Event: Skrap Fights 15     
Date:   Jan 19, 2019

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bull Mfer (ranked 904 p4p, 142 weight class) and Antoine Pierre (ranked 1323 p4p, 203 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the ring.

189 cm
21
222 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
185 cm
21
222 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Basic striking
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Bull Mfer!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Antoine Pierre!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mfer avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
We've been told by Mfer's head coaches at Gymi that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Mfer turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

Pierre takes the fight into the clinch.

Mfer's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Pierre moves in looking to clinch but Mfer pushes him off.
Pierre moves in looking to clinch but Mfer pushes him off.
Mfer went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Mfer lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.

It looks like Antoine Pierre has been cut.

Pierre moves into range and clinches up with Mfer.
Pierre has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Mfer avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Mfer lands with a short head shot on the inside.

Mfer breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Mfer throws a lazy right hand but Pierre sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

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

Pierre is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Pierre has taken the fight to the clinch.
Pierre is still on wobbly legs! Can Mfer finish him?

Mfer breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Pierre darts in trying to clinch
and Mfer counters with a straight right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pierre takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Pierre seems to have recovered his senses.
Pierre takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.

Pierre gets a clinch.
Pierre is working for a takedown up against the ropes. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Pierre jumps guard but Mfer stands there with Pierre around his waist. Pierre gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Bull Mfer has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Antoine Pierre.

Mfer breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Mfer swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Pierre tries to counter by closing the distance.
Pierre is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Mfer appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Mfer throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Pierre.
Mfer swings for the body but Pierre moves out of range.
Pierre tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Mfer counters with a stiff right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mfer cracks Pierre with an open hand slap.
Mfer keeps the fight on the outside.

Mfer cracks Pierre with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Mfer has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Pierre to stand back up!

Pierre is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Pierre clinches with his opponent.
Pierre fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Pierre has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Mfer after a bit of a struggle.
A short body shot lands from Mfer as the two fighters clinch.
Mfer pushes Pierre back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mfer lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Pierre is looking for a takedown up against the ropes. Mfer gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.

Mfer breaks from the clinch.
Pierre wants to clinch
and Mfer counters with a nice uppercut.
Pierre is still on wobbly legs! Can Mfer finish him?
Pierre closes the distance looking to clinch
and Mfer counters with a beautiful right hand that knocks Pierre out cold! What a finish! Mfer is going crazy, running around the mat, summersaulting off the corner posts and screaming into the cameras. Something tells me he's pretty happy!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Bull Mfer!
Bull Mfer retains his light heavyweight title!
Bull Mfer very nearly forgot to thank Arcticus University: London amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
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Event: EMP Murhaa vs Klos     
Date:   Jan 19, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Cal Klos (ranked 515 p4p, 61 weight class) and Ispa Murhaa (ranked 25 p4p, 4 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.

185 cm
24
188 lbs
12 - 5 - 0
185 cm
24
199 lbs
16 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Cal Klos!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ispa Murhaa!
The judges for this bout are Reed Andrews, Bruno Lombardi and Steve Montenegro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Murhaa scores with a leg kick.
Murhaa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ispa Murhaa seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
An inside leg kick lands from Murhaa.
Murhaa scores with a hook to the body. Klos takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Murhaa tries to score with a low kick but Klos moves his leg out of the way.
Klos swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Klos looks to land a left hand but Murhaa moved out of range nicely.
Murhaa looks to land a left hand but Klos moved out of range nicely.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Klos.
Murhaa flicks out a counter leg kick but Klos steps away.
A left lands for Murhaa.
Murhaa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Klos was well out of range. Poor timing from Murhaa.
Murhaa just misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa throws a body shot but no joy.
A solid leg kick lands there for Murhaa.
Klos tries for a takedown but Murhaa circles away easily
and Murhaa counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Murhaa throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Murhaa scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Murhaa feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Klos's calf.
Murhaa showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Klos.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa throws a sloppy head kick and Klos moves out of range easily.
A lazy left from Murhaa finds it's target.
Klos looks to score with a jab to the body but Murhaa is just out of range.
Murhaa throws a jab but it's blocked by Klos.
Klos looks to land a left hand but Murhaa moved out of range nicely.
Murhaa throws a nice inside leg kick.
Klos throws a lazy right hand but Murhaa sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Murhaa misses with a shot to the body
enabling Klos to counter with a crisp jab.
Murhaa takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Murhaa misses with a double jab.
Klos misses with a body shot.
As Klos backs off Murhaa throws a huge counter combo but Klos manages to avoid it all.
Klos connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Murhaa has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Klos throws a hook but Murhaa avoids it easily.

Klos looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Klos thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Murhaa's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Klos throws a strike but Murhaa avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Klos 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.
Klos throws a big right hand that misses.
Murhaa seems keen to control Klos's posture.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Klos is looking to work some ground and pound but Murhaa has wrist control.
Klos throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Murhaa works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Murhaa controls Klos momentarily but Klos frees himself.
Murhaa has control of Klos's left arm, preventing Klos from doing any damage.
Klos postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa keeping moving, preventing Klos from controlling successfully.
Klos makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.

Klos drops back, looking for a kneebar! Murhaa looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. Murhaa looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from Murhaa!

Klos is trying to improve his position.
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.
Klos gets back to half guard.

Klos looking for submissions off his back.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Klos looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

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

Klos looking for submissions off his back.

Klos looking for submissions off his back.
Murhaa is taking a breather. Klos says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Klos is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at Ice Cream Parlour, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Murhaa's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Murhaa misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Klos.
Klos uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
Klos shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Murhaa as he jumps to the side.
Murhaa walks into a jab.
Murhaa takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Murhaa throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Murhaa ducks right into an uppercut from Klos.
Murhaa looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
A swing and a miss from Klos.
Murhaa shapes to counter with a head kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Klos lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Murhaa is looking to slow Klos down with leg kicks.
Murhaa moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Klos lands a right hook to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Murhaa takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Murhaa takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa looks for the body kick but Klos saw that one coming.
Klos fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Klos takes a head kick and keeps coming.
A looping hook to the body misses from Klos. Murhaa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ispa Murhaa is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Murhaa throws a shot from downtown. Klos moves away and avoids it.
Murhaa swings for the body but Klos moves out of range.
Klos misses with an uppercut
and Murhaa counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Murhaa swings widly with a right hand
and Murhaa takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Murhaa looks to throw the jab but Klos is out of range.
Klos scores with a hook to the body. Murhaa takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Klos misses with a body shot.
Murhaa lands with a shot to the body.
Klos closes this distance looking for a takedown but Murhaa circles away.
Murhaa throws a series of strikes that have Klos backpedaling.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Klos lands with a right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Klos smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Murhaa connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Klos throws a jab but it's blocked by Murhaa.
Nice defenses there by Klos.
Klos darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Klos misses with a right hand
letting Murhaa counter with a right hand.
Murhaa walks into a straight right hand from Klos.
A chopping leg kick lands by Murhaa.
Klos connects with a jab.
Klos lands a nice hook to Murhaa's body. Murhaa takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Klos throws a hook but Murhaa avoids it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Klos. Murhaa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Murhaa drops his hands momentarily and Klos takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Klos keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Murhaa takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Klos is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Murhaa misses with a looping right.
Klos throws a big shot that misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Klos. Murhaa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Murhaa tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Klos misses with a hook.
Klos throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Murhaa avoids the body shot from Klos.
Klos slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Murhaa looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Murhaa scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

Klos closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Murhaa quickly recovers to half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Klos throws a strike but Murhaa avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Murhaa pulls Klos in close to prevent any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Klos trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Klos throws an elbow that misses. Murhaa uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Klos's guard. Nice move by Murhaa!

Murhaa slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

Klos working for submissions but it's allowed Murhaa to get to half guard.
Klos is looking for a sweep. Murhaa is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Murhaa seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
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 Cal Klos 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. This is the final round!


Murhaa bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Klos staying out of range there.
Klos with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Nice defenses there by Klos.
Nice straight punches there by Klos. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Klos.
Klos misses with a hook. Murhaa ducked under it nicely.
Murhaa let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Klos misses with a body shot.
Murhaa misses with a hook.
Murhaa lands with a nice body punch.
Klos swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Murhaa gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Murhaa takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murhaa connects with the punch.
Klos throws a good cross that connects.
Klos lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Klos.
Murhaa appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Murhaa misses with a wild body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Klos scores with a nice strike.
Murhaa shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Klos throws a hook but Murhaa blocks it.
Klos scores with a crisp jab that stopped Murhaa in his tracks.
Murhaa bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Murhaa dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Klos. That did some damage!
Klos swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Murhaa jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Murhaa misses with a straight right.
Murhaa's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Klos connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Murhaa scrambles back to his feet.
Murhaa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Klos displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Murhaa throws out the jab.
Klos avoids the body shot from Murhaa.
Murhaa tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Klos is looking to counter punch.
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Klos.
Murhaa only half commits to the counter leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Klos fails with a takedown attempt.
Nice cross by Murhaa.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Klos takes a swing at Murhaa's ribcage but misses.
Horrible takedown attempt by Klos or perhaps it was just good defense by Murhaa, which made it look bad.
Klos misses with an uppercut
and Murhaa makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Ispa Murhaa seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A shot to the liver by Murhaa. Beautiful body shot.
Klos changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Murhaa tries to avoid it but Klos manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Murhaa to the ground. Murhaa escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Cal Klos. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Klos fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Murhaa looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Murhaa throws a right hand that Klos ducks under and follows up with a left that Klos also avoids with ease.
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Klos.
Murhaa lands with a nice body punch.
Nice shot lands for Murhaa.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa lunges at Klos with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Klos's hand.
Nice cross by Murhaa.
A swing and a miss from Murhaa.
Klos's jab looks to have found its range, popping Murhaa under the eye.
Murhaa throws a combination. Klos tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Murhaa cracks Klos with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Murhaa throws a shot from downtown. Klos moves away and avoids it.
Klos takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Klos fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Murhaa on the side of the head.
Murhaa displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Klos throws out the jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Murhaa tries to work over Klos's front leg with a kick but Klos checks it.
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Klos.
Klos chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Murhaa can pounce on him.
A nice leg kick lands there from Murhaa.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa misses with a series of wild punches.
Klos misses with a straight right.
Klos throws a predictable looking body shot
and Murhaa counters with a good low kick that Klos was not able to check.
Murhaa throws a series of punches but Klos moves out of range.
Murhaa on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

Klos shoots in and bounces Murhaa off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Klos trying to control the position from guard on top but Murhaa is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Klos passes Murhaa's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Murhaa is pressing down on Klos's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Ispa Murhaa.
I think Murhaa 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 Reed Andrews scores the fight 28:29
Judge Bruno Lombardi scores the fight 27:30
Judge Steve Montenegro scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ispa Murhaa!

An out of breath Ispa Murhaa thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: SyFi - The End Bang     
Date:   Jan 13, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Iso Paa (ranked 81 p4p, 14 weight class) and Arthur Menezes (ranked 190 p4p, 25 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?

180 cm
22
190 lbs
11 - 1 - 0
180 cm
23
190 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
Excellent boxer
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Iso Paa!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Arthur Menezes!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Jack Bonds and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Paa scores with a leg kick.
Paa looks to land a left hand but Menezes moved out of range nicely.
Paa throws a body punch but Menezes moves out of range.
Menezes shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Paa defends it nicely.
Menezes throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
As Menezes looks to move away, Paa throws a big counter combo but Menezes just gets out of the way.
Paa connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Paa takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Menezes throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Paa on the side of the head.
Menezes uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Paa.

Paa gets tackled into the cage by Menezes. Menezes maintains the clinch.
Paa lands a left hand that snaps the head of Menezes backwards.

Paa escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Paa with a hook.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Paa circles away from the clinch attempt.
Paa was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Menezes uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Paa.
Menezes looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Menezes closes this distance looking for a takedown but Paa circles away.
Iso Paa has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Arthur Menezes.
Menezes is looking to clinch but Paa is avoiding it.
Paa misses with a body shot.
Paa missing with a left hand there. Menezes was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Menezes lands with a nice body punch.
Paa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Menezes was well out of range. Poor timing from Paa.
Menezes with the counter takedown but Paa avoids it easily.

Paa tries to keep at a distance but Menezes has taken the fight into the clinch.
Paa lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Menezes tries to pull guard but Paa forces him back to his feet, against the cage.

Paa breaks the clinch.
Menezes fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Menezes tries to clinch but Paa moves out of range.
Paa throws a body punch but Menezes moves out of range.
Menezes tries to clinch there but Paa circles away.
Menezes tries for a takedown but Paa sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Menezes avoids a punch combination nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Menezes moves in looking to clinch but Paa pushes him off.
Menezes shoots in and drives through. Paa sprawls well.
Paa fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Menezes misses with a takedown
and Paa counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Paa cracks Menezes with a right hand to the side of the head.
We've been told by Paa's head coaches at Gymi that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Paa fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Iso Paa is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Paa fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Menezes checks a leg kick.
No luck for Menezes with that takedown attempt.
Menezes fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Menezes misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
A quick step to the side and Paa tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Paa moves into range and lands a nice body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paa's corner calls for a 1-2. Paa obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

Menezes shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Menezes showed some decent athleticism there.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Menezes is pressing down on Paa's thigh, looking to free his foot. Paa is holding on for now.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Menezes is trying to work for a kimura but Paa is defending well.
Paa is looking for a sweep. Menezes is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Paa is holding on to half guard well.
Menezes is looking to take a break and control but Paa is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Menezes moves nicely into side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Paa stops Menezes from passing to mount.
Paa is trying to control Menezes's posture but Menezes avoids it.
Menezes tries to move to mount but Paa blocks the move with his legs.

Menezes is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Paa is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Paa prevents Menezes from improving position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Iso Paa dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Menezes fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Paa manages to avoid it.
Menezes fails in his attempt to clinch.
Menezes fails with a takedown attempt.
Menezes misses with a takedown attempt - Paa sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Paa throws a chopping leg kick but Menezes manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Paa connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Menezes's hands.
Nice defenses there by Menezes.
Paa jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Paa circles away from the clinch attempt
and Paa counters with a left to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Menezes lands with a nice body punch.
Paa is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Arthur Menezes seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Paa lands a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Menezes uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Paa.
Menezes feints the counter takedown.
Paa is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Menezes can do to turn this around?
Menezes takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Paa swings for the body but Menezes moves out of range.
Menezes tries to close the distance and clinch up but Paa swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Menezes tries for a takedown but Paa sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Iso Paa has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Arthur Menezes.
Paa looks to score with a jab to the body but Menezes is just out of range.
Paa is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Menezes.
Menezes slips under a jab.
Paa 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.
Paa ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Menezes moves away.
Menezes with the counter takedown but Paa avoids it easily.
Menezes throws a body punch but Paa moves out of range.
Menezes shoots and misses
enabling Paa to counter with a crisp jab.
Paa avoids the head kick by Menezes.
Menezes staying out of range there.
Menezes is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Paa rather than just go for the knockout.
Paa avoids the head kick by Menezes.
Paa misses with an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Menezes dives in and grabs Paa's left leg, looking for a takedown. Paa pushes down on Menezes's head and hops out.
Paa lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Menezes uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Paa.
Menezes shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Paa as he jumps to the side.
Menezes shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Paa pinned against the cage. Paa gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Menezes throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Paa's waist but Paa gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Menezes off to one side.
Paa appears to be looking for a big counter.
Menezes shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Paa pinned against the cage. Paa gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Menezes throws a body shot but no joy.
Menezes uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Paa.
Menezes tries to clinch but Paa moves away
and Paa counters with a nice body shot.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Menezes postures up.
Menezes wants to pass the guard but Paa is keeping the position.
Menezes is still trying to improve position.
Menezes trying to control the position from guard on top but Paa is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Menezes throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Paa works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Paa is trying to control the position but Menezes postures up.
Menezes slips nicely into half guard.
Paa trying to control here.

Menezes seems to be working for a kimura but Paa defends the submission attempt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Still in half guard, Menezes seems content to control.

Menezes is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Paa sees it coming and defends easily.
Paa wants to improve his position but Menezes is controlling well.

Menezes is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Menezes thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Paa's head.
Menezes passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Paa!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Paa loads up on a big right hand but Menezes slips the punch.
Menezes with the counter takedown but Paa avoids it easily.
Paa misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Menezes.
Paa connects with a body shot that sends Menezes's belly button to the back.
Menezes throws a sloppy head kick and Paa moves out of range easily.
Menezes shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Paa as he avoids it easily.
Menezes tries for a takedown but Paa sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Paa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Menezes fails with an attempt to clinch.
Paa defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Menezes.
Iso Paa has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Arthur Menezes.
Menezes drops his hands momentarily and Paa takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Menezes chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Paa can pounce on him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Paa jabs at Menezes's body.
Paa lands a glancing blow to the side of Menezes's head.
Paa will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Menezes is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Menezes keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Menezes moves out of range as Paa strikes.
Menezes feints the counter takedown.
Nice takedown defense from Paa. No joy for Menezes on that attempt.
Menezes uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Paa.
Menezes blocks a leg kick.
Menezes fails to land the takedown.
Paa misses with an uppercut. Menezes saw that one coming.
Paa keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Menezes walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Menezes has his takedown stuffed
and Paa counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Menezes ducks under a wild hook from Paa.
Paa swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Paa throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Paa.
A head kick misses from Menezes.
An attempted straight right counter from Paa misses the target.
Menezes defending well as Paa loads up on a big left hand.

Menezes throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Paa was covering up waiting for the punch and Menezes finishes the takedown easily into guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Menezes throwing strikes from guard but Paa blocks nicely.
Menezes advances to half guard.
Paa wants to improve his position but Menezes is controlling well.

Menezes looking for a submission but Paa manages to get full guard, putting an end to that submission attempt.
Menezes throws a big right hand that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Menezes trying to control the position from guard on top but Paa is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Paa wants to sweep but no luck.
Menezes postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Menezes trying to control but Paa is working from the bottom.
Menezes trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Paa manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!

Menezes tries to land a sweep but no joy.

Menezes had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Paa defends it easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Paa wants to control from the top but Menezes keeps moving.
Paa advances position into side control!
Paa trying to control the action but Menezes is working from the bottom.
Menezes wants to control but Paa postures up.
Paa controls the position from side control.
Menezes tries to get back to half guard but can't.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Iso Paa clearly takes that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


No luck with that takedown attempt from Menezes.
Menezes dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Menezes throws a head kick but Paa moves out of range.
Menezes tries to score a power double leg takedown but Paa sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Menezes somewhat.
Paa just misses with a punch to the body.
Paa loads up on a big right hand but Menezes slips the punch.
Menezes ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Paa with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Menezes to score with a decent uppercut.
Menezes gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Paa counters with a thumping low kick.
Iso Paa has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Arthur Menezes.

Paa gets tackled into the cage by Menezes. Menezes maintains the clinch.
Paa lands a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paa lands with a short punch from the clinch.

Paa breaks from the clinch.
Paa looks to score with a jab to the body but Menezes is just out of range.
Paa throws a jab when Menezes was well out of range.
Menezes ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Paa jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Paa lands with a nice combination. Menezes backs away looking to recover.
Menezes closes the distance but Paa moves to the side
and Paa cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Paa throws a lazy right hand but Menezes sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

Paa gets caught flat footed, as Menezes shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Paa has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Menezes wants to control from the top but Paa keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Menezes is looking to pass into half guard but Paa pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Paa is in guard.

Paa won't allow Menezes to sweep him here.
Menezes looking to control.
Paa knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Menezes on the ground.

Menezes is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Menezes can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Paa controls the pace.
Menezes manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Paa manages to get himself to full guard.

Paa has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Menezes trying to control the position from guard on top but Paa is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Menezes slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
An elbow from Menezes crashes against the mat.
Menezes tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Menezes working the ground and pound but Paa is defending the strikes.

Menezes wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Paa, who protects the arm well.
Menezes in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An elbow from Menezes crashes against the mat.

Menezes looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.

Menezes tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Menezes has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Menezes trying to control the action but Paa is working from the bottom.
Paa has one of Menezes's arms on lockdown, trying to prevent him from doing any damage.
Menezes cracks Paa with an elbow. That is naaassty.
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 Iso Paa will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Menezes darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Menezes tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Paa paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Menezes ducks under a wild hook from Paa.

Menezes pushes Paa up against the cage in a clinch.
A nice left hand lands by Paa.
Paa prevents the takedown attempt.
Paa gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Menezes.
Paa is looking to control Menezes's arms but Menezes gets an underhook and turns him. Now Paa has his back to the cage.

Paa breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Paa takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Menezes tries to clinch there but Paa circles away.
Paa slips under a jab.
Menezes dives in and grabs Paa's left leg, looking for a takedown. Paa pushes down on Menezes's head and hops out.
Iso Paa has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Arthur Menezes.
Paa looks to land a left hand but Menezes moved out of range nicely.
Paa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Menezes was well out of range. Poor timing from Paa.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paa looks to score with a jab to the body but Menezes is just out of range.
Menezes looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Paa throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Menezes drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Paa defends it well.
Paa ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Paa bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Menezes's head backwards.
Menezes has his takedown stuffed
enabling Paa to counter with a crisp jab.
Menezes gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Paa.
Paa lands a two punch combo.
Paa fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Menezes.
Menezes shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Paa as he avoids it easily.
Paa is looking to counter punch.
Menezes misses with a takedown attempt - Paa sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Menezes is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Menezes tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Paa manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Paa missing with a left hand there. Menezes was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Paa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Menezes was well out of range. Poor timing from Paa.
And Menezes tries to counter it with a takedown but Paa pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Menezes changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Paa tries to avoid it but Menezes manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Paa to the ground. Paa escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Menezes is trying hard to land a takedown here. Paa sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Menezes throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Paa sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Menezes shoots for a takedown but Paa saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Menezes is looking to clinch.
Menezes takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Menezes stuns Paa with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Menezes gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Paa.
Paa is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Paa ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Paa connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Menezes's hands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Menezes shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Paa thumps Menezes with a low kick.
Paa digs a good hook to Menezes's body.
Menezes shoots in for a takedown but Paa shows good takedown defense.
Menezes wants to clinch up but Paa keeps it at a distance.
A big left from Paa misses.
Menezes feints the counter takedown.
Menezes uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Paa.
Paa misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Menezes.
Paa just misses with a punch to the body.
Menezes fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Paa manages to avoid it.
Paa changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Paa swats away the attempt to clinch by Menezes.
Menezes ducks under a wild hook from Paa.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Menezes throws a sloppy head kick and Paa moves out of range easily.
Menezes shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Paa but Paa pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Menezes misses with a takedown attempt - Paa sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Paa ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Menezes moves away.
Paa ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Menezes moves away.
Menezes shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Paa as he jumps to the side.
Menezes just misses with a punch to the body.
Paa scores with a leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Menezes shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Paa defends it nicely.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 50:46
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 50:45
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Iso Paa!

Iso Paa retains his middleweight title!
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Event: A New Chapter     
Date:   Jan 05, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Phol Boxaaja (ranked 785 p4p, 102 weight class) and CJ Johnson (ranked 1747 p4p, 216 weight class). Johnson comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Relentless - Slayer kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
20
188 lbs
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183 cm
21
200 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Phol Boxaaja!
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 Sydney, CJ Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, George Francis and Chris Downing.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson throws a poor cross that misses
and Boxaaja connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Johnson takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Boxaaja throws a body punch but Johnson moves out of range.
Johnson looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
The fighters circling - Boxaaja throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Boxaaja slips a straight right by Johnson.
Boxaaja digs a good body shot into Johnson's ribs.
We've been hearing reports that Boxaaja has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Johnson throws a hook to the side of Boxaaja's head but Boxaaja sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Johnson defending well as Boxaaja loads up on a big left hand.
Boxaaja shoots and misses
and Johnson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Boxaaja shoots and misses
and Johnson counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Johnson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Boxaaja.
Johnson let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Boxaaja misses with a right hand
and Johnson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

Boxaaja gets a takedown into half guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Boxaaja is keen to just control but Johnson is a slippery customer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson wants to get back to his feet.

Boxaaja seems to be looking for submissions.
Boxaaja trying to pass the guard but Johnson defending well.

Boxaaja seems like he's working for an arm triangle here. He's freed his trapped foot and he's rotating nicely. Johnson is in big trouble! He's tapping out! This one is aaaaaaaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:40 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Arm Triangle). Phol Boxaaja!
Phol Boxaaja retains his middleweight title!
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Event: Final Destination     
Date:   Dec 29, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Seol Ki Hyon (ranked 781 p4p, 107 weight class) and Mfer Phol (ranked 1079 p4p, 136 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.

191 cm
27
230 lbs
7 - 1 - 1
190 cm
20
235 lbs
6 - 0 - 0
Decent wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin
Powerful takedowns
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

JagWars & BadBoys Inc.

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Seol Ki Hyon!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Mfer Phol!
The judges for this bout are Franklyn Lucas, Russell Pearce and Reed Andrews.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Phol misses the jab.
Phol sizes up Ki Hyon with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Ki Hyon misses the jab.
Phol fails to land with a series of punches.
Phol tries to work over Ki Hyon's front leg with a kick but Ki Hyon checks it.
Phol bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Ki Hyon's head.
Ki Hyon throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Phol's head.

It looks like Mfer Phol has been cut.
Ki Hyon misses with a straight left.
Phol wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

Ki Hyon clinches up against the cage.
Ki Hyon swings wildly with an uppercut but Phol uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short uppercut from Phol.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ki Hyon gets underhooks to prevent Phol's takedown attempt.
Ki Hyon tries to throw a body punch but Phol avoids it by throwing Ki Hyon back against the cage.
Ki Hyon manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Phol 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.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Ki Hyon.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Phol.
Ki Hyon taking a breather.
Phol stalling against the cage.
A right hand to the body from Phol.
Ki Hyon scores with a shot to the side of Phol's head.
Phol managing to block the knees to the body from Ki Hyon.
Ki Hyon unloads a knee to the mid-section. Phol lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.

Phol manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Phol is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ki Hyon keeping control of the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Phol seems to be working for a kimura but Ki Hyon defends the submission attempt.

Phol looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Phol stalling.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Phol is working for a kimura but Ki Hyon is defending it quite comfortably.
Phol is just content to waste time from the top position. Ki Hyon takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.
Ki Hyon is trying to keep Phol in close.
Phol controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Ki Hyon on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Ki Hyon tries to get out of the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Phol wants to control from the top but Ki Hyon keeps moving.

Phol drops back for a leg here. A bit of a high risk move... He's looking for a kneebar by the looks of things. Now both of them are looking for submissions. Phol seems to have locked his on tight now - Ki Hyon screams in pain and taps out furiously! It certainly was a high risk move but it's paid off for Phol, as he picks up the win!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:43 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kneebar). Mfer Phol!
Mfer Phol is the new heavyweight champion!
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
29%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 28     
Date:   Dec 29, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bob Bobs (ranked 24195 p4p, 580 weight class) and Pauke Murhapuro (ranked 5460 p4p, 475 weight class). Pauke Murhapuro has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

197 cm
27
276 lbs
3 - 5 - 0
192 cm
18
235 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Counter fighter
Experienced
Good takedowns
Basic striking
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Bob Bobs!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Pauke Murhapuro!
The judges for this bout are Arvi Lind, Matti Vanhoillinen and Anni Minnemäki.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Murhapuro is defended easily by Bobs.
Murhapuro throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bobs changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Bobs slaps away a takedown attempt from Murhapuro, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Bobs pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Murhapuro back to the cage. Bobs follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Murhapuro shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Bobs counters with a right hand to the body.
Bob Bobs has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Pauke Murhapuro.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bobs slips under a jab from Murhapuro.
Bobs changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Murhapuro shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Bobs pinned against the cage. Bobs gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhapuro misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Bobs attempts a counter takedown but Murhapuro avoids it well and moves away.
Murhapuro shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Bobs sprawls well. Bobs wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Murhapuro gets slowly back to his feet.
Murhapuro fails with the takedown
and Bobs counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Murhapuro goes for a double leg but Bobs avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Bobs continues to drive forward.
Murhapuro looks to throw the jab but Bobs is out of range.
Bobs tries to counter with a takedown but Murhapuro is quick to defend against it.
Bobs tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Murhapuro was well out of range. Poor timing from Bobs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bobs drops his hands momentarily and Murhapuro takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Murhapuro looks for a takedown but Bobs sprawls well.
Bobs drops down looking for a counter takedown but Murhapuro sprawls and moves away.
Pauke Murhapuro seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A big left from Murhapuro misses.
Murhapuro misses with a straight left.
Bobs attempts a counter takedown but Murhapuro avoids it well and moves away.
Murhapuro shoots in for a takedown but Bobs shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Bobs attempts a counter takedown but Murhapuro avoids it well and moves away.
Murhapuro shoots in for a double leg but Bobs sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Bobs half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Murhapuro misses with a body shot

and Bobs counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Bobs.
Bobs utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Bobs.
Murhapuro avoiding damage as Bobs throws knees to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhapuro tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Bobs smiles and moves away.
Horrible takedown attempt by Murhapuro or perhaps it was just good defense by Bobs, which made it look bad.
Bobs feinted with a counter takedown.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhapuro looks to throw the jab but Bobs is out of range.
Bobs tries to counter with a takedown but Murhapuro is quick to defend against it.
Murhapuro misses with a takedown attempt

and Bobs moves into the clinch.

Murhapuro breaks from the clinch.
Murhapuro tries to score a power double leg takedown but Bobs sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Murhapuro somewhat.
Bobs tries to counter with a takedown but Murhapuro is quick to defend against it.
Bobs just misses with a punch to the body.
Murhapuro misses with a takedown attempt
and Bobs counters with a nice body shot.
Murhapuro dives in for a single leg takedown but Bobs sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Murhapuro fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Bobs drops down looking for a counter takedown but Murhapuro sprawls and moves away.
Murhapuro has a takedown stuffed.
Bobs half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Murhapuro is defended easily by Bobs.
It looked like Bobs was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Murhapuro.
Murhapuro shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Bobs pinned against the cage. Bobs gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
A quick step to the side and Bobs tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Murhapuro misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
A telegraphed right hand from Murhapuro misses the target.
Bobs moves out of range as Murhapuro strikes.
Bobs attempts a counter takedown but Murhapuro avoids it well and moves away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Murhapuro misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bobs.
A slow jab from Murhapuro misses its intended target.
An attempted straight right counter from Bobs misses the target.
Murhapuro is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Bobs.
Murhapuro misses with a wild body shot.
Bobs wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
No luck for Murhapuro with that takedown attempt.
Bobs tries to counter with a takedown but Murhapuro is quick to defend against it.
Bobs cracks Murhapuro with an open hand slap.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murhapuro is trying hard to land a takedown here. Bobs sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Bobs was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Murhapuro misses with a straight left.
Bobs attempts a counter takedown but Murhapuro avoids it well and moves away.
Murhapuro throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bobs is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Murhapuro.
Murhapuro closes the distance and clinches up with Bobs, looking for a takedown. Murhapuro pushes Bobs against the cage but Bobs circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Bobs appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Bob Bobs has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Pauke Murhapuro.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhapuro shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Bobs pinned against the cage. Bobs gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Bobs is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Murhapuro can do to turn this around?

Murhapuro fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Bobs to the ground. Murhapuro is now in Bobs's guard.

Murhapuro drops back, looking for a kneebar! Bobs looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. Bobs looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from Bobs!

Murhapuro is trying to get back to half guard.
Bobs knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Murhapuro on the ground.
Murhapuro regains half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhapuro gets full guard.
Murhapuro is trying to keep Bobs in close.

Murhapuro is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Murhapuro wants to sweep but no luck.

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

Murhapuro is looking for a triangle but Bobs pushes his legs off easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Murhapuro looking for a guillotine here but Bobs defends easily.
Bobs wanted to stand there but Murhapuro had control of the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

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

The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Murhapuro working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Bobs doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Bobs manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.

Murhapuro looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Bobs passes into side control.
Murhapuro sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Murhapuro looking for submissions off his back.

Murhapuro is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Bobs pulls his head out easily.
Murhapuro manages to get to full guard.
Murhapuro looking to hit a scissor sweep but Bobs is one step ahead there.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Murhapuro is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Murhapuro dives in for a single leg takedown but Bobs sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Bobs drops down looking for a counter takedown but Murhapuro sprawls and moves away.
Bobs displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Murhapuro throws out the jab.
Bobs is looking to wear down Murhapuro with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Murhapuro throws a lazy uppercut

and Bobs counters by clinching up.
Bobs pressing his opponent against the cage.
Murhapuro doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Murhapuro is looking for a takedown.
Bobs is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Murhapuro is defending well for now.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Bobs.

Murhapuro escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bobs keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Bobs changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Bob Bobs has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Pauke Murhapuro.

Murhapuro feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.
Bobs on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Bobs tries to get out of the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhapuro wants to control from the top but Bobs keeps moving.

Bobs pushes Murhapuro off and scrambles back to his feet.
Murhapuro moves into range and connects with a jab.

Murhapuro drives through with a takedown into guard.

Bobs pushes Murhapuro off for just long enough to get back to his feet. Very athletic spring there.
Murhapuro shoots in looking for a takedown but Bobs manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Murhapuro's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Bobs appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Murhapuro takes a swing at Bobs's ribcage but misses.
Murhapuro goes for a double leg but Bobs avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Bobs continues to drive forward.
Murhapuro takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Murhapuro swings for the body but Bobs moves out of range.
Bobs drops down looking for a counter takedown but Murhapuro sprawls and moves away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Murhapuro misses.
Murhapuro lands with a good body shot.
Bobs uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Murhapuro.
A quick step to the side and Bobs tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Murhapuro throws a jab when Bobs was well out of range.
Bobs changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Bob Bobs is winning the standup battle so far.
Murhapuro throws a looping overhand right but Bobs ducks down to avoid it.
Bobs feinted with a counter takedown.
Jab from Murhapuro.
Murhapuro misses the shot to the body.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Murhapuro.
Murhapuro swings for the body but Bobs moves out of range.
Bobs is looking to counter the offense by Murhapuro and move into the clinch.
A swing and a miss from Murhapuro.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Murhapuro. Bobs does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bobs was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Murhapuro shoots in for a double leg but Bobs sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Bobs appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Bobs staying out of range there.
Murhapuro throws a big shot that misses.
Bobs feinted with a counter takedown.
Murhapuro misses the shot to the body.
Bobs ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Murhapuro moves away.
Murhapuro avoids the body shot from Bobs.
Bobs keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Murhapuro.
Murhapuro ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bobs moves away.
Murhapuro closes the distance and clinches up with Bobs, looking for a takedown. Murhapuro pushes Bobs against the cage but Bobs circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Bobs drops down looking for a counter takedown but Murhapuro sprawls and moves away.
A punch lands to the side of Bobs 's head but he takes it in his stride.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bobs misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Murhapuro.
Murhapuro connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Bobs takes a swing at Murhapuro's ribcage but misses.
Bobs fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Murhapuro manages to avoid it.
Murhapuro shoots in looking for a takedown but Bobs manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Murhapuro's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Bobs appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Murhapuro throws a sloppy body shot
and Bobs counters with a straight right hand.
Murhapuro shoots in but no luck this time.
Bobs lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Murhapuro circles away quickly and effectively.
Murhapuro changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Bobs tries to avoid it but Murhapuro manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Bobs to the ground. Bobs escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

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

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 Bob Bobs.
I think Bobs 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 Arvi Lind scores the fight 29:28
Judge Matti Vanhoillinen scores the fight 29:28
Judge Anni Minnemäki scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Bob Bobs!

Our winner, Bob Bobs, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
43%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 28     
Date:   Dec 29, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Buddy Love (ranked 8097 p4p, 552 weight class) and Bryan Schaub (ranked 356 p4p, 55 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.

193 cm
21
279 lbs
1 - 3 - 0
179 cm
21
220 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Very strong
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Buddy Love !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Bryan Schaub!
The judges for this bout are Anni Minnemäki, Tarja Halkonen and Matti Vanhoillinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Schaub misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Love .
Love throws a big counter combination but Schaub scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Love uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Schaub.
Schaub moves out of range as Love throws a body kick.
Schaub misses the shot to the body.
Love needs to keep his hands up - Schaub had a free shot at his head there.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Schaub, as that shot connected.
Love takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Love throws a combination that misses
enabling Schaub to counter with a crisp jab.
Love moves in looking to clinch but Schaub pushes him off.
A nice side step and Schaub releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Schaub lands with a straight right. Love didn't see that one coming.
Love throws a right and a left that both miss.
Love fails with an attempt to clinch.
Love throws a sloppy head kick and Schaub moves out of range easily.
Love misses with a wild combination.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Love misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

Love gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Schaub to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Schaub advances position into side control!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Schaub wants to lay and pray for a moment but Love keeps working.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Schaub looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Love wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!

Schaub working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.

Schaub working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Schaub tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Schaub has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Schaub trying to control the position but Love is working away.

Schaub is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Love is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Love is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

Schaub has hold of Love 's arm. He's looking for a kimura. Love seems comfortable defending it but Schaub has shifted his position slighty and is cranking on the arm! Love is real pain and he's forced to tap out! Love is disgusted with himself for not defending it better but Schaub couldn't care less - he's delighted!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:47 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Bryan Schaub!
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
45%

 

Event: Skrap Fights 10     
Date:   Dec 22, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bull Mfer (ranked 1104 p4p, 172 weight class) and Matola Machava (ranked 2972 p4p, 401 weight class). Machava comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Mozambique National Anthem kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the ring.

189 cm
21
222 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
190 cm
21
210 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Bull Mfer!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Matola Machava!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Donald Grub and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mfer connects with a solid leg kick.
A shot to the liver by Machava. Beautiful body shot.
Mfer misses with a hook
and Machava counters with a nice uppercut.
Mfer throws a push kick but Machava slaps the foot to one side.
Mfer throws an overhand right that lands on Machava's shoulder, as Machava tries to avoid the shot.
Machava misses with a hook. Mfer ducked under it nicely.
Machava throws a body punch but Mfer moves out of range.
Mfer keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Machava.
Mfer chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Mfer swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Machava counters with a stiff right hand.

It looks like Bull Mfer has been cut.
Mfer looks to land a left hand but Machava moved out of range nicely.
Mfer lands a jab-cross combination.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Mfer fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Machava, pushing him back against the ropes.
Machava takes a shot to the head.
Mfer misses with a punch on the inside.
Machava misses with a short punch on the inside.
Machava swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right from Machava on the inside.
Machava tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mfer's elbow.
Mfer lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Machava blocks a body shot from Mfer.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Mfer.
Machava scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Machava.
Machava misses with a body punch.
A head punch on the inside from Machava fails to land.
Mfer struggles to land a body shot inside as Machava controls his hands.
Mfer lands a nice uppercut.
A right hook to the body lands for Mfer.
Mfer scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Mfer.
Mfer blocks a body shot from Machava.
Machava misses with a punch on the inside.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A nice left hand lands by Machava.
Machava letting Mfer take a breather here.
Mfer throws a punch but it's blocked by Machava.
Mfer gets through Machava's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
With the fighters clinched against the ropes, Mfer creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mfer misses with some punches.

Machava breaks the clinch.
Mfer scoring well with a low kick there.
Mfer scores with a shot to the body.
Machava misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Machava throws a front kick aimed at Mfer's knee but Mfer avoids it well.

Mfer clinches.
Mfer lands with a left to the head.
Machava tries a body shot but Mfer blocks it.
Mfer tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Machava's elbow.
Machava misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mfer presses Machava against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Mfer lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Mfer working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Mfer blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Machava fails to land.
A short right from Mfer.
A short right from Machava on the inside.
Machava lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Machava is trying to break the clinch but Mfer is controlling him.
Machava misses with a punch to the body.
Machava tries to break free but Mfer pushes him back against the ropes.
A head punch on the inside from Machava fails to land.
Machava is trying to push Mfer away but Mfer has him pressed against the ropes, so he's going nowhere.
Mfer blocks an uppercut.
Mfer softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.
Machava tries to break the clinch but Mfer is controlling the position.
Mfer working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
The referee calls for Mfer to work.
Machava stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Machava fails to land.
Mfer swings wildly with an uppercut but Machava uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mfer lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Machava tries to throw a body punch but Mfer avoids it by throwing Machava back against the ropes.
Mfer gets through Machava's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Machava fails to land.
Machava prevents a body shot from Mfer.
Mfer lands a body punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Machava fails to land.
Mfer lands a nice uppercut.
Machava is trying to push Mfer away but Mfer has him pressed against the ropes, so he's going nowhere.
Machava misses with some punches.
Mfer lands with a light punch inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A short right from Mfer on the inside.
A short right from Mfer on the inside.

Machava is rocked!
Mfer misses with some punches.
Machava is still on wobbly legs! Can Mfer finish him?
Mfer fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mfer swings wildly with an uppercut but Machava uses good head movement to avoid it.
Machava seems to have recovered his senses.
Mfer lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Mfer has a couple of punches blocked by Machava.
Machava is trying to break the clinch but Mfer is controlling him.
Mfer presses Machava against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Machava looks winded!
Mfer keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Machava's efforts to push away.
Mfer misses with a short punch on the inside.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mfer lands a big right hand that drops Machava! The killer instinct kicks in and Mfer finishes his opponent with a series of strikes from mount. A dominating finish by Mfer!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:54 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Bull Mfer!
Bull Mfer retains his light heavyweight title!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Bull Mfer waved his t-shirt featuring Arcticus University: London's logo in front of the cameras.
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RATING
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