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Event: RapidFC 11     
Date:   Jan 19, 2019

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Roy Palmer (ranked 749 p4p, 23 weight class) and Johnny Drama (ranked 1168 p4p, 27 weight class). Drama has chosen The Vicious White Kids No Lip as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

201 cm
34
249 lbs
27 - 8 - 0
188 cm
35
240 lbs
19 - 10 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Roy Palmer!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Johnny Drama!
The judges for this bout are Chris Dean, Darius Henderson and Ben Hemmingworth.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A nice inside leg kick there by Drama. That's going to slow Palmer down.
Drama misses with a double jab.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Palmer, right into the meat.
Drama tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Palmer was well out of range. Poor timing from Drama.
Drama on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Drama takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Palmer throws a hook but Drama avoids it easily.
Drama tries to clinch but Palmer moves out of range.
Palmer is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Drama.
A low kick from Palmer misses
and Drama counters with a stiff right hand.
Palmer misses with a hook. Drama ducked under it nicely.
Palmer misses the jab.
A jab from Palmer misses.
Palmer explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Palmer throws a combination. Drama tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Palmer scores with a jab. Drama acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Drama slips under a jab.
Drama scores with a nice right hand.
Palmer connects with a looping right hand.
Palmer scores with a one two! Drama had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Palmer scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Palmer connects with a solid leg kick.
Drama tries to land a front kick but Palmer steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Sloppy strikes from Drama. Those never looked like landing.
Drama takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Palmer lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A jab from Drama misses.
Palmer is looking to counter with a body kick.
Jab from Palmer.
Drama gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Palmer bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Palmer appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.

Drama fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Palmer, pushing him back against the cage.
Drama misses with some punches.
Drama misses with a body punch.
A head punch on the inside from Drama fails to land.
Drama has a couple of punches blocked by Palmer.

Palmer breaks the clinch.
Palmer lands a jab to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A low kick from Drama is predictable there
and Palmer counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
It looks like Palmer has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
A cross from Palmer lands.
Palmer throws a half hearted mid kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Drama looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Palmer misses with a low kick.
The fight stays on the outside here - Drama looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
A swing and a miss from Palmer.
Drama takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Drama wants to clinch up but Palmer keeps it at a distance.
Palmer is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Drama throws a front kick aimed at Palmer's knee but Palmer avoids it well.
Some wild striking there from Palmer.
Roy Palmer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Palmer chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Palmer dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Drama slips under a jab.
Palmer tries a head kick but it misses.
Palmer fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Drama manages to avoid it.
Drama walks into a stiff left hand from Palmer.
Drama thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Palmer scores with a sloppy right hand. Drama should have avoided that one.
Drama looks to land a right hand but Palmer moved out of range.
Drama throws a jab but it's blocked by Palmer.
Drama waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Palmer.
Nice straight punches there by Palmer. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Palmer.
Palmer works over Drama's head and body with a nice combination.
Palmer throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Drama sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Palmer keeps the fight on the outside.
Crunch! Drama slams his shin into Palmer's torso.
Sloppy strikes from Drama. Those never looked like landing.
Drama shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Palmer eats them both and turns towards Drama to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Palmer misses the shot to the body.
The fighters circling - Drama throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Drama throws a looping overhand right but Palmer ducks down to avoid it.
Palmer lands with a nice body kick.
Drama missing with a left hand there. Palmer was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Drama - that will leave a mark!
Palmer thows a body kick. Drama tries to catch it but that hurt him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Palmer avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Drama checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Drama tries to clinch but Palmer moves out of range.
Palmer throws a looping overhand right but Drama ducks down to avoid it.
Palmer cracks Drama with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Palmer is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Drama swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Palmer looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Drama looks to land a combination but Palmer avoids it well.
Palmer jabs at Drama's body.
Drama keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Palmer.
Palmer is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Palmer connects with a right hand. Drama shakes it off.
Palmer throws a hook to the side of Drama's head but Drama sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Palmer jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Drama looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Palmer lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A big left from Drama misses.
Drama moves out of range of the body kick.
Drama misses with a hook. Palmer ducked under it nicely.

Drama drives through and clinches with Palmer against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Drama takes a swing at Palmer's ribcage but misses.
Drama takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Palmer fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Drama is out of range.
A swing and a miss from Palmer.
Palmer throws a body punch but Drama moves out of range.
Drama slips a straight right by Palmer.
Palmer slips a straight right by Drama.
Palmer misses with a low kick as Drama jumps back.
Nice body kick from Palmer.
Drama is looking to clinch.
Drama takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Drama on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Palmer. Palmer obviously looking to wear him down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Drama moves out of range as Palmer throws a body kick.
Palmer throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Drama sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Drama looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Palmer lands a really nice looking cross but Drama seems unphased.
Drama 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.
Palmer lands a nice looking body kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Drama takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Palmer swats away the attempt to clinch by Drama.
Drama is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Palmer bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Drama slips under a jab.
Palmer throws a poor cross that misses
and Drama counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Palmer misses with a body shot.
A low kick from Palmer misses
and Drama counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Palmer throws a solid leg kick but Drama takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Palmer.
Roy Palmer is winning the standup battle so far.
Drama tries to clinch up but Palmer circles away and keeps his distance.
Palmer tries to score with a low kick but Drama moves his leg out of the way.
Drama tries to clinch but Palmer is having none of it.
Palmer circles away from the clinch attempt.
Drama takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Drama misses with a straight left.
Drama staying out of range there.
Drama missing with a left hand there. Palmer was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Palmer swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Palmer throws a series of punches but Drama avoids them all with ease.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Drama uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Drama throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A counter left hand to the body from Palmer misses its target.
Palmer lands a really nice looking cross but Drama seems unphased.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Drama throws the kick towards the body but Palmer avoids it.
Palmer throws a head kick but Drama moves out of range.
Drama cracks Palmer with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Palmer looks to score with a jab to the body but Drama is just out of range.
Drama misses with a wild combination.
Palmer fires out a quick counter leg kick but Drama just manages to avoid it.
Drama throws a jab when Palmer was well out of range.
Palmer is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Drama can do to turn this around?
Drama pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Drama lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Palmer backs up against the cage.
Palmer throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Drama sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Palmer lands a nice shot that snaps Drama's head back.
Palmer pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Palmer lands with a straight right. Drama didn't see that one coming.
Palmer throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Drama looks to score with a jab to the body but Palmer is just out of range.
Drama 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.
Drama fails in his attempt to clinch.
It looked like Palmer wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Palmer throws a leg kick that is checked
enabling Drama to counter with a crisp jab.
Drama throws a series of punches but Palmer moves out of range.
A counter left hand to the body from Palmer misses its target.
Drama has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Palmer.
Drama's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Palmer with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

Drama moves into range and clinches up with Palmer.
A head punch on the inside from Drama fails to land.
Drama lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Palmer blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Palmer lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Drama backwards.
Drama scores with a shot to the side of Palmer's head.
Palmer scores with a shoulder strike.
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!
Drama swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Palmer lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Drama working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Drama has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Palmer working hard to break the clinch.

Palmer manages to break the clinch.
Drama has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Palmer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Drama throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Palmer.
Palmer throws a hook to the side of Drama's head but Drama sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Palmer lands with a nice combination. Drama backs away looking to recover.
Drama slips under a jab from Palmer.
An inside leg kick lands from Palmer.
Drama tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Drama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Palmer.
Palmer misses with a jab, cross combination.
Palmer swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Drama counters with a one-two to the body.
Drama tries to land a front kick but Palmer steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

Drama fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Palmer, pushing him back against the cage.
Drama can't find room to land a body shot as Palmer controls the action.
Palmer has a couple of punches blocked by Drama.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Drama tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Palmer's elbow.
Drama doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Palmer blocks an uppercut.
Drama lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Palmer backwards.
Drama misses with a hook from the clinch.
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 Roy Palmer will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Palmer moves away from the strike by Drama.
Palmer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Drama takes one to the chin there.
Drama takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Decent striking displayed by Palmer there.
Drama has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Palmer.
Drama swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Drama looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Palmer lands a jab to the head.
Palmer displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Drama misses with a series of wild punches.
Drama swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Palmer connects with the punch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Drama lands a jab to the nose.
Drama tries to land a front kick but Palmer steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
A lazy left from Palmer finds it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Palmer throws out a loose jab but Drama uses good head movement to avoid it.
Drama connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Drama ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Palmer moves away.
Johnny Drama is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
The crowd cheers as Palmer lands an impressive looking overhand right. Drama doesn't seem phased though.
Palmer swings for the body but Drama moves out of range.
Drama slips under a jab from Palmer.
Drama throws a series of punches but Palmer avoids them all with ease.
Drama avoids a kick to the body.
Palmer throws a half hearted mid kick.
Palmer staying out of range there.
Palmer looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Palmer throws a poor cross that misses
and Drama counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Drama looks to land a combination. Palmer sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Drama tries to clinch up but Palmer circles away and keeps his distance.
Drama stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Palmer.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Drama tries to clinch up but Palmer circles away and keeps his distance.
Palmer cracks Drama with a good jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Palmer thuds his right hand into Drama's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Drama tries to close the distance and clinch up but Palmer swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Drama throws a wild body kick that Palmer sees coming a mile off.
Palmer swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Drama connects with a single shot there.
Palmer tries to land a leg kick but Drama saw it coming and moves away.
Drama lands a jab to the nose.
Drama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Palmer.
Drama throws a big shot that misses.
Drama throws a looping overhand right but Palmer ducks down to avoid it.
Palmer appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Drama jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Nice body kick there by Palmer.

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

Palmer breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Drama checks a leg kick.
Palmer buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Drama lands with a hook. Palmer tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Palmer uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Drama has time to react.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Drama bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Palmer throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Drama sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Palmer throws a head kick but Drama moves out of range.
Drama throws out a counter right but Palmer avoids it with no problem.
Palmer missing with a left hand there. Drama was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Palmer crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Drama - the referee stops the clock and Palmer gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Drama. Palmer manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Sloppy strikes from Drama. Those never looked like landing.
Drama gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Drama tries to clinch but Palmer is having none of it.
Drama blocks a leg kick.
Palmer looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Palmer thows a left - swing and a miss!
Drama is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Drama tries to clinch up but Palmer circles away and keeps his distance.
Drama throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Palmer blocks a head kick by Drama.
Palmer misses with a few strikes there.
Palmer misses with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Palmer tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Drama is able to avoid easily.
Drama takes one on the button.
Palmer throws a nice looking combination but Drama bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Palmer throws a lazy right hand but Drama sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Drama ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Palmer moves away.
Drama looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Drama throws a right and a left that both miss.
It looked like Palmer wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Palmer uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Drama.
Palmer connects with a jab.
Palmer throws a front kick aimed at Drama's knee but Drama avoids it well.
Palmer lands a lovely overhand right.
Palmer with a nice cross.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Palmer scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Palmer lands with an uppercut that bounces Drama off the cage and back into range.
A telegraphed right hand from Drama misses the target.
Nice uppercut lands for Palmer. That snapped Drama's head back.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Palmer fails to land with a series of punches.
Drama is looking to land body kicks.
Drama avoids the head kick by Palmer.
Palmer works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Palmer misses with an uppercut. Drama saw that one coming.
Palmer misses the body punch
and Drama counters with a two punch combo.
Drama throws a head kick but Palmer moves out of range.
Palmer moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Palmer thuds a left hand into Drama's body.
Drama is looking to clinch.
Palmer has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Palmer there as he acknowledges the shot.
Palmer throws a good cross that connects.
Palmer looks to land a body kick but Drama moved away.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Drama! But no joy.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Drama throws a series of punches but Palmer avoids them all with ease.
Drama walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Drama cracks Palmer with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Palmer bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Drama's head backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Drama comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Drama checks a leg kick.

Drama closes the distance and clinches.
Palmer blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Drama can't find room to land a body shot as Palmer controls the action.
A shot in the inside from Drama.
Drama lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Drama swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Drama misses with a hook to the ribs.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Drama.
Palmer blocks a body shot from Drama.
Drama pushes Palmer back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A right hand to the body from Drama.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Drama.
Palmer throws a head punch that misses.
Drama lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

Palmer is rocked!
Drama misses with a hook from the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Palmer.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Palmer working aggressively here.
Drama lands a body punch in the clinch.
Palmer's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Palmer blocking some punches.
Drama stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Drama struggles to land a body shot inside as Palmer controls his hands.
Drama is leaning against Palmer and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Drama digs a right hand into Palmer's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Palmer's gas tank.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Drama.
Drama misses with a short punch on the inside.
Drama scores with a hook to the body.
Johnny Drama seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Drama digs a right hand underneath Palmer's ribcage. Palmer let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Drama lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Oh Palmer is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Drama cracks Palmer with a nice body shot.
Palmer seems to have got his legs back now.
Drama working aggressively here.
Drama lands a nice shot to the body.
A short right from Drama.
Palmer blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Drama drops Palmer onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Palmer is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Drama lands an uppercut in the clinch that drops Palmer to his knees! Drama keeps firing more shots against his stricken opponent and the referee jumps in to save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:09 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Johnny Drama!
Johnny Drama very nearly forgot to thank Sin City Allstars 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: PFC 84 Ortega vs Rock     
Date:   Jan 19, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Carlos Ortega (ranked 38 p4p, 6 weight class) and Will Rock (ranked 98 p4p, 13 weight class). Rock is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by I Wanna Rock. Will Rock has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Carlos Ortega's chin.

169 cm
32
158 lbs
18 - 4 - 0
180 cm
27
160 lbs
17 - 5 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Groove Gear
Sin City Allstars

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Carlos Ortega!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Will Rock!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Shimada, Tatsuya Matsuyama and Ren Mimura.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rock misses with a straight left.
Ortega displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Rock throws out the jab.
Ortega chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Rock chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Jab from Rock.
Ortega has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Rock.
Ortega loads up on a big right hand but Rock slips the punch.
Ortega swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Rock is looking to chop away at Ortega's legs.
Ortega has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Ortega there as he acknowledges the shot.
Ortega takes a swing at Rock's ribcage but misses.
Rock only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Rock tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

Rock fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Ortega, pushing him back against the cage.
Rock effectively controlling the action here.
Rock lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Ortega.
Rock scores with a shot to the side of Ortega's head.
I was talking to Ortega's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
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!
Ortega misses with a hook to the ribs.

Rock manages to pull guard.
Ortega might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Ortega would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard.
Rock is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ortega wants to stand and escape but instead Rock has hit a sweep and he's now on top in guard.

The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ortega trying to control the position.
Rock prevents Ortega from getting back to his feet.
Ortega is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Ortega is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Rock stops Ortega from standing up.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Ortega holds on and takes a little breather.
Rock wants to control from the top but Ortega keeps moving.
Rock seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Rock lands with an uppercut that bounces Ortega off the cage and back into range.
Rock listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Ortega lands with a hook. Rock tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Rock misses with a looping right.
It looked like Ortega was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Rock.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ortega darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Rock blocks a jab.
Ortega avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A chopping leg kick lands by Rock.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rock lands a jab to Ortega's midsection.
Rock lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Rock keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Rock misses with a wild body shot.
Rock swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Rock 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.
Rock throws a low kick but Ortega moves out of range easily.
Rock walks into a left hand.
Ortega swats away the attempt to clinch by Rock.
Rock jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Rock blocks a low kick nicely.
Rock scores with a hook to the body. Ortega takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

Rock fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Ortega, pushing him back against the cage.
Ortega struggles to land a body shot inside as Rock controls his hands.
Ortega goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Ortega breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Rock has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Rock avoids the body shot from Ortega.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Ortega 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 Rock has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Rock and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Ortega gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Rock.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rock misses with a right hand
and Ortega counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Rock throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Rock avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

Rock takes the fight into the clinch.
A right hand to the body from Ortega.
Rock misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ortega misses with the head strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rock.
Rock blocking some punches.
Ortega lands a body punch.
Nice body punch from Ortega.

Ortega's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Rock closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Ortega slips a jab and a cross from Rock.
A big left from Rock misses.
Ortega takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Ortega misses with a wild body shot.
Rock scores with a nice right hand.
Rock swats away the attempt to clinch by Ortega.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Will Rock 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.


Ortega connects with a single shot there.
Ortega lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Ortega stuns Rock with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Rock does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Ortega fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Will Rock seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Rock does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Ortega throws a shot from downtown. Rock moves away and avoids it.
Ortega staying out of range there.
Ortega half committed to a counter leg kick.
Ortega misses with a few strikes there.
Good shot there by Ortega.
Rock misses with a wild body shot.
Rock fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Rock cracks Ortega with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ortega lands with a good body shot.
Ortega uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Rock.
Ortega misses with an uppercut

and Rock moves into the clinch.
A right hand to the body from Ortega.
Rock misses with a punch to the body.

Rock drags the fight down to the ground.
Rock managing to control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ortega wants to stand but Rock has a closed guard, so he can't escape.

Rock escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Ortega gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Ortega is stalling in the full guard.

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

Ortega gets to his feet - Rock follows without any prompting.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Ortega fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rock manages to avoid it.
Rock misses with an uppercut
and Ortega counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Rock throws a leg kick but Ortega moved away.
Decent striking displayed by Ortega there.
Rock has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Rock there as he acknowledges the shot.

Rock drives through and clinches with Ortega against the cage.
Ortega lands with a left to the head.
Ortega swings wildly with an uppercut but Rock uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rock tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Rock lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Ortega fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Rock pulls guard successfully.

Ortega stands up and waves to Rock to follow him.
Ortega throws a jab but it's blocked by Rock.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A bone on bone clash there as Rock blocks the leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Ortega.
Ortega looks to score with a jab to the body but Rock is just out of range.
Both fighters circling a little - Rock finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
A cross from Rock lands.

Rock clinches up with Ortega and pushes him back against the cage.
Rock tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A short right from Ortega.
Rock misses with a hook to the ribs.
Rock lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Ortega throws a punch but it's blocked by Rock.
Rock misses with the head strike.
Ortega presses Rock against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Ortega creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Rock lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Ortega or not.
Ortega lands with a light punch inside.
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!
Ortega misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short left from Rock.

Ortega escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Rock takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Rock walks into a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Rock misses.
Rock avoids the body shot from Ortega.
Ortega on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Ortega has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Rock.
Ortega looks to land a left hand but Rock moved out of range nicely.
Rock misses with a low kick.
Rock throws a leg kick which misses Ortega's front leg but catches the back leg as Ortega tries to avoid it.
Rock misses with a hook.
Rock throws a jab when Ortega was well out of range.
Ortega moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Ortega scores with a one two! Rock had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Ortega lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ortega misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rock.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Ortega checks a leg kick.
Ortega thumps Rock with a low kick.
Rock lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Rock.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ortega connects with a crisp jab.
Ortega lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
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 Carlos Ortega will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Crunch! Rock slams his shin into Ortega's torso.
Ortega cracks the inside of Rock's front leg.
Ortega looks for the body kick but Rock saw that one coming.
Ortega lands a jab to the nose.
Rock pivots, looking for a leg kick but Ortega is out of range and Rock settles back down.
Rock throws a hook but Ortega avoids it easily.
Rock will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Ortega pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Rock catches Ortega with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
A jab from Rock misses.
Ortega pivots, looking for a leg kick but Rock is out of range and Ortega settles back down.
Rock tries to counter by closing the distance.
Ortega lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A good leg kick by Rock.
Rock looks to land a right hand but Ortega moved out of range.
Rock defending well as Ortega loads up on a big left hand.
Nice uppercut lands for Rock. That snapped Ortega's head back.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Rock gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Ortega misses with a punch on the inside.
Ortega lands a right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Rock successfully pulls guard.
Ortega has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Ortega tries to stand but Rock is controlling from the bottom.
Ortega stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Rock swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Ortega trying to control but Rock is working from the bottom.

Ortega gets to his feet - Rock follows without any prompting.
Rock lands a nice shot that snaps Ortega's head back.
A swing and a miss from Rock.
A counter left hand to the body from Ortega misses its target.
Ortega just misses with a punch to the body.
Ortega throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Rock staying out of range there.
Rock tries to counter with a clinch but Ortega shakes him off and moves away.
Rock slips a straight right by Ortega.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rock avoids a kick to the body.
Ortega waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Rock.
Rock cracks Ortega with a right hand to the side of the head.
The fight stays on the outside here - Rock looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Ortega looking to land some kicks to the body here.
A slow jab from Ortega misses its intended target.
Ortega chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Rock can pounce on him.
Ortega wants to land a leg kick but Rock is out of range.

Ortega closes the distance and pushes Rock back into the cage.
Rock looking to stall.

Rock drags the fight down to the ground.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ortega wants to control from the top but Rock keeps moving.
Ortega is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Ortega decides he's had enough of playing guard and decides to stand. Come on Rock, up you get!
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
A jab from Rock misses.
Ortega feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Good leg kick by Rock there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Rock waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ortega.
Ortega lands a nice shot to the body.
Ortega cracks Rock with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Ortega misses the shot to the body.
Ortega swats away the attempt to clinch by Rock.
Rock lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ortega's sensitive parts.
Ortega fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rock manages to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rock swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Ortega is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Rock moves out of range of the strikes.
Crunch! Rock slams his shin into Ortega's torso.
Rock scores with a hook.
Ortega wants to land a leg kick but Rock is out of range.
Good leg kick by Ortega there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Ortega takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ortega scores with a leg kick.
Rock misses the shot to the body.
Rock misses with an uppercut
and Ortega makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Ortega throws a body kick that misses.
Rock slips a jab from Ortega.
Ortega takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Ortega throws a body shot but no joy.
Ortega misses with a low kick.
Rock jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Rock tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Ortega manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Rock checks a leg kick.

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

A close third round but Will Rock just about did enough to take it.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Ortega misses with a hook.
Carlos Ortega has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Jab from Rock.
Ortega tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rock was well out of range. Poor timing from Ortega.
Ortega misses with a looping right.
Ortega swats away the attempt to clinch by Rock.
Ortega throws a head kick that misses.
Rock throws a counter combo.
Rock scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Good exchange - Rock coming out on top.
Rock misses with an uppercut.
A punch lands to the side of Ortega 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Rock is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.

Rock darts in and clinches Ortega up against the cage.
Rock tries to throw a body punch but Ortega avoids it by throwing Rock back against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ortega fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ortega looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Ortega wants to break free but Rock has control.
Will Rock seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Rock struggles to land a body shot inside as Ortega controls his hands.
Rock misses with a hook to the ribs.

Rock pulls guard effortlessly.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ortega's corner is telling him to maintain position.

Rock looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Ortega stopping the sweep attempt from Rock.
Ortega wants to control from the top but Rock keeps moving.

Rock is looking for a triangle here but Ortega uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
Ortega controls the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.

Ortega has had enough of the ground for now and decides to stand.
Rock slips a straight right by Ortega.
Ortega fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Ortega ducks under a wild hook from Rock.
Rock throws a leg kick
and Ortega counters with a flying knee. Nice.
Rock displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ortega throws out the jab.
Rock is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Ortega ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Rock moves away.
Ortega slips under a jab from Rock.
Ortega throws a big shot that misses.
Rock avoids the body shot from Ortega.
Ortega looks to score with a jab to the body but Rock is just out of range.
Rock throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ortega sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Rock waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ortega.
Rock throws the left hand but Ortega avoids the punch easily.
Ortega slips a jab and a cross from Rock.
Ortega throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Rock sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Rock throws a leg kick but Ortega checks it.
Rock works the jab nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rock steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ortega.
Rock misses with a low kick.
Rock connects with a leg kick. Ortega looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
The fighters circling - Ortega throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
The fighters circling - Ortega throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ortega scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Ortega throws a right hand that Rock ducks under and follows up with a left that Rock also avoids with ease.
Rock tries to counter with a clinch but Ortega shakes him off and moves away.
Ortega throws a body shot but no joy.
A slapping leg kick lands for Rock.
Ortega finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Rock throws out a counter right but Ortega avoids it with no problem.
Rock lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Rock takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Nice defenses there by Rock.
Rock with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Rock avoids the body shot from Ortega.
Ortega scores with a punch to the head.
Rock misses with a looping left.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rock feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Ortegas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Rock is looking to score with low kicks.
A little feinted left hand from Ortega on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A telegraphed right hand from Ortega misses the target.
Ortega throws a leg kick but Rock checks it.
Good work by Rock as he checks the leg kick.
Ortega is looking to slow Rock down with leg kicks.
Rock ducks under a wild hook from Ortega.
Rock fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Ortega has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
A slapping leg kick lands for Rock.
Rock misses with a low kick.
Rock slips a jab from Ortega.
Ortega takes one to the side of the head.
Rock ducks under a wild hook from Ortega.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Rock checks a leg kick.
Danga de danga de dang - Ortega scores with a four punch combination!
Ortega bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Rock connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Rock swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Ortega.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Will Rock will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Rock lands with a straight right. Ortega didn't see that one coming.
Ortega on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Rock. Rock obviously looking to wear him down.
Ortega moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Ortega blocks a low kick nicely.
Ortega has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Rock.
A telegraphed right hand from Rock misses the target.
Rock throws a jab but it's blocked by Ortega.
Rock moves forwards but Ortega connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Ortega swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A jab lands there for Rock.
Rock connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ortega throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Rock sees it coming and avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ortega slips under a jab from Rock.
Rock throws a good cross that connects.
Ortega lands a leg kick that knocks Rock off balance momentarily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ortega scores with a leg kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Rock checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Rock lands with a hook. Ortega tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ortega tries a low kick but Rock avoids it.
Ortega misses with a straight right.
Rock has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Ortega finds it's way round the side to connect with Rock's head.
Ortega looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Rock moves out of range as Ortega throws a body kick.
Ortega will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Ortega takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Rock throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Ortega throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Rock scores with a nice right hand.
Ortega throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Rock steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Ortega.
Rock throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Ortega on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Ortega throws a lazy right hand but Rock sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Rock keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ortega.
Ortega tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rock was well out of range. Poor timing from Ortega.
Ortega takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Decent striking displayed by Rock there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ortega swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ortega throws a jab when Rock was well out of range.
Rock wants to counter the offense by Ortega and move into the clinch position.

Rock clinches up with Ortega and pushes him back against the cage.
Ortega blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Rock tries a body shot but Ortega blocks it.
Rock blocks an uppercut.

Rock manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.

Rock pushes a forearm under Ortega's chin to create some space. He's escaped his hips and pivoted quickly for an armbar! Can he extend the arm? Yes, Ortega is tapping out! Damn, that was fast!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:44 of round 5, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Will Rock!
Will Rock is the new lightweight champion!
Will Rock thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: EMP Murhaa vs Klos     
Date:   Jan 19, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Virgulino Ferreira Da Silva (ranked 1612 p4p, 190 weight class) and Didier Misalooba (ranked 1763 p4p, 210 weight class). The crowd seem to be enjoying Misalooba's choice of entrance music: Beyond the Black. The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

180 cm
24
193 lbs
7 - 3 - 0
183 cm
24
183 lbs
7 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Great elbows
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Sportivité

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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 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Virgulino Ferreira Da Silva!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Didier Misalooba!
The judges for this bout are Joseph Jones, Steve Montenegro and Chad Campbell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
An inside leg kick lands from Ferreira Da Silva.
Misalooba misses the shot to the body.
Ferreira Da Silva uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Misalooba.

Ferreira Da Silva closes the distance and pushes Misalooba back into the cage.
Misalooba using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Ferreira Da Silva has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Ferreira Da Silva creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Ferreira Da Silva tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Misalooba misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Ferreira Da Silva.
Misalooba's coach down at Training Center was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Misalooba's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Ferreira Da Silva scores with a shoulder strike.
Misalooba wants to break free but Ferreira Da Silva has control.
A right hand to the body from Ferreira Da Silva.
Misalooba blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ferreira Da Silva pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Misalooba scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Ferreira Da Silva gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Misalooba looking to throw knees to the head but Ferreira Da Silva is blocking nicely.
Ferreira Da Silva scores with a shot to the side of Misalooba's head.
Ferreira Da Silva lands with a light punch inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ferreira Da Silva can't find room to land a body shot as Misalooba controls the action.
Nice body punch from Ferreira Da Silva - that landed with a thud.
Ferreira Da Silva tries to throw a body punch but Misalooba avoids it by throwing Ferreira Da Silva back against the cage.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a right hand.
Ferreira Da Silva blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ferreira Da Silva scores with a nice hook to the head.
Ferreira Da Silva lands an elbow just above Misalooba 's eye.

It looks like Didier Misalooba has been cut.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with some punches.
Nice elbow from Ferreira Da Silva.
Ferreira Da Silva swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ferreira Da Silva pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Ferreira Da Silva can't find room to land a body shot as Misalooba controls the action.
Misalooba avoids a wild elbow strike from Ferreira Da Silva.
I was talking to Ferreira Da Silva's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Ferreira Da Silva tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Misalooba's elbow.
A short uppercut from Misalooba.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ferreira Da Silva struggles to land a body shot inside as Misalooba controls his hands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Misalooba is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.

Misalooba escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Ferreira Da Silva fails with an attempt to clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with a low kick.
Misalooba throws a looping overhand right but Ferreira Da Silva ducks down to avoid it.
Virgulino Ferreira Da Silva seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Misalooba throws a lazy right hand but Ferreira Da Silva sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ferreira Da Silva bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ferreira Da Silva doesn't manage to clinch there - Misalooba circles away.
Misalooba jabs at Ferreira Da Silva's body.

Ferreira Da Silva closes the distance and pushes Misalooba back into the cage.
Ferreira Da Silva tries to work over Misalooba's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Ferreira Da Silva lands an elbow just above Misalooba 's eye.
Ferreira Da Silva working aggressively here.
Misalooba blocks an elbow strike.
Ferreira Da Silva doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Ferreira Da Silva as Misalooba tries to tie him up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ferreira Da Silva throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Misalooba wants to break free but Ferreira Da Silva has control.
A hook to the body from Ferreira Da Silva.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with an elbow strike.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a body shot in the clinch.
Misalooba tries to break free but Ferreira Da Silva pushes him back against the cage.
Misalooba misses with a body punch.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a damaging elbow.
Ferreira Da Silva tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Misalooba pulls Ferreira Da Silva into guard.

Misalooba is working an open guard so Ferreira Da Silva takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.
Ferreira Da Silva lets loose with a powerful body kick. Misalooba will feel that in the morning.
Ferreira Da Silva throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Ferreira Da Silva throws a shot from downtown. Misalooba moves away and avoids it.

Ferreira Da Silva rushes Misalooba and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ferreira Da Silva working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Misalooba gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ferreira Da Silva.
Misalooba avoids a wild elbow strike from Ferreira Da Silva.
Misalooba swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with a hook to the ribs.
Misalooba blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ferreira Da Silva throws an elbow that misses.
Misalooba is trying to stall.
A head punch on the inside from Ferreira Da Silva fails to land.
Misalooba lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a nice shot to the body.
Misalooba misses with a punch to the body.
Ferreira Da Silva struggles to land a body shot inside as Misalooba controls his hands.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with an elbow strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Virgulino Ferreira Da Silva dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Didier Misalooba's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!



Ferreira Da Silva clinches with his opponent.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Misalooba.
Ferreira Da Silva lands an elbow that stopped Misalooba in his tracks for a moment.
Ferreira Da Silva lands with a short head shot on the inside.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Misalooba takes an elbow to the temple.
Misalooba goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Misalooba takes an elbow to the forehead.
Ferreira Da Silva is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Misalooba can do to turn this around?
Ferreira Da Silva doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with a body punch.
A right hand to the body from Ferreira Da Silva.

Misalooba breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Misalooba misses with a lunging right hand
and Ferreira Da Silva counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

Ferreira Da Silva gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Misalooba doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Misalooba avoids a wild elbow strike from Ferreira Da Silva.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Misalooba breaks the clinch.
Misalooba throws a jab but it's blocked by Ferreira Da Silva.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ferreira Da Silva throws a leg kick which misses Misalooba's front leg but catches the back leg as Misalooba tries to avoid it.
Misalooba tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ferreira Da Silva was well out of range. Poor timing from Misalooba.

Ferreira Da Silva takes the fight into the clinch.
Ferreira Da Silva tries to work over Misalooba's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with an elbow over the top.
A right hand to the body from Ferreira Da Silva.
Ferreira Da Silva throws a punch but it's blocked by Misalooba.
Ferreira Da Silva struggles to land a body shot inside as Misalooba controls his hands.
Ferreira Da Silva looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Ferreira Da Silva working aggressively here.
Misalooba wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Ferreira Da Silva as Misalooba tries to tie him up.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with an elbow over the top.
Misalooba avoids the elbow strike from Ferreira Da Silva, against the cage.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Ferreira Da Silva gets in close and instigates a clinch.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Misalooba takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Ferreira Da Silva tries to work over Misalooba's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Ferreira Da Silva throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Misalooba is trying to stall.
Ferreira Da Silva has a couple of punches blocked by Misalooba.
Misalooba leaning against his opponent.
Virgulino Ferreira Da Silva has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Misalooba avoids the elbow strike from Ferreira Da Silva, against the cage.
Ferreira Da Silva creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
A head punch on the inside from Ferreira Da Silva fails to land.
With the fighters up against the cage, Ferreira Da Silva throws an elbow but misses.
Misalooba blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Misalooba gets a trip takedown into half guard.

Ferreira Da Silva kicks Misalooba off and gets back to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Misalooba misses with a hook. Ferreira Da Silva ducked under it nicely.
Ferreira Da Silva tries to clinch there but Misalooba circles away.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a leg kick that knocks Misalooba off balance momentarily.
Ferreira Da Silva doesn't manage to clinch there - Misalooba circles away.
Misalooba fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Ferreira Da Silva looks to land a body kick but Misalooba moved away.

Ferreira Da Silva clinches up with Misalooba and pushes him back against the cage.
Nice body punch from Ferreira Da Silva.
Ferreira Da Silva can't find room to land a body shot as Misalooba controls the action.
Ferreira Da Silva lands an uppercut.
Misalooba blocks an elbow strike.

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

Ferreira Da Silva takes the fight into the clinch.
Ferreira Da Silva throws a head punch that misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Misalooba blocks an uppercut.
Misalooba avoids a wild elbow strike from Ferreira Da Silva.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Misalooba takes an elbow to the forehead.
Ferreira Da Silva pushes off an throws an elbow but Misalooba leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with a body punch.
Misalooba lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ferreira Da Silva backwards.
Ferreira Da Silva avoids the elbow strike from Misalooba, against the cage.

Misalooba breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Ferreira Da Silva is looking to score with low kicks.
Ferreira Da Silva pushes Misalooba away with a front kick.

Ferreira Da Silva moves into the clinch.
Ferreira Da Silva is working Misalooba over against the cage.
Ferreira Da Silva swings wildly with an uppercut but Misalooba uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ferreira Da Silva fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Misalooba manages to pull guard.
Ferreira Da Silva is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Virgulino Ferreira Da Silva dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Didier Misalooba's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Ferreira Da Silva tries to clinch but Misalooba moves out of range.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Misalooba crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Ferreira Da Silva - the referee stops the clock and Misalooba gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Ferreira Da Silva. Misalooba manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Ferreira Da Silva tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Misalooba manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Misalooba throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ferreira Da Silva thinks about countering with a body kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Ferreira Da Silva.
Misalooba ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.

Ferreira Da Silva moves into range and clinches up with Misalooba.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Misalooba blocks an elbow strike.
Misalooba blocks the elbow strike.
Ferreira Da Silva working aggressively here.
Misalooba blocks an elbow strike from Ferreira Da Silva.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Misalooba wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Ferreira Da Silva creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Misalooba's defenses.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with a body punch.
Misalooba misses with a punch to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a nice elbow.
Ferreira Da Silva has a couple of punches blocked by Misalooba.
Misalooba misses with a punch on the inside.
Ferreira Da Silva digs a right hand into Misalooba's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Misalooba's gas tank.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a nice elbow.
Misalooba blocks an elbow strike from Ferreira Da Silva.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with a hook from the clinch.
Misalooba misses with a punch on the inside.
Misalooba is trying to push Ferreira Da Silva away but Ferreira Da Silva has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a damaging elbow.
Ferreira Da Silva throws an elbow but it misses.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Ferreira Da Silva just misses with a elbow thrown towards Misalooba's brow.
Ferreira Da Silva tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Misalooba's elbow.
Ferreira Da Silva throws an elbow but it's blocked.
With the fighters up against the cage, Ferreira Da Silva throws an elbow but misses.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Ferreira Da Silva.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Misalooba backwards.
Ferreira Da Silva swings wildly with an uppercut but Misalooba uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ferreira Da Silva swings wildly with an uppercut but Misalooba uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ferreira Da Silva lands an elbow just above Misalooba 's eye.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Misalooba breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Ferreira Da Silva throws a nice outside leg kick.
Ferreira Da Silva displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Misalooba throws out the jab.
Misalooba has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Ferreira Da Silva.
Ferreira Da Silva slips a jab from Misalooba.
Misalooba takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Ferreira Da Silva fails with an attempt to clinch.
Ferreira Da Silva is looking to clinch but Misalooba is avoiding it.
Misalooba ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Ferreira Da Silva throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Misalooba cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Misalooba circles away from the clinch attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Misalooba clinches up with Ferreira Da Silva and pushes him back against the cage.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with an elbow strike.
Ferreira Da Silva throws a punch but it's blocked by Misalooba.
Misalooba lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ferreira Da Silva backwards.
Didier Misalooba has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Misalooba blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ferreira Da Silva throws an elbow but it misses.
Ferreira Da Silva lands an elbow that stopped Misalooba in his tracks for a moment.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ferreira Da Silva.
Ferreira Da Silva throws a punch but it's blocked by Misalooba.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Ferreira Da Silva.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Misalooba.
Misalooba blocks a body shot from Ferreira Da Silva.
Ferreira Da Silva tries a body shot but Misalooba blocks it.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Ferreira Da Silva just misses with a elbow thrown towards Misalooba's brow.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ferreira Da Silva digs a right hand into Misalooba's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Misalooba's gas tank.
Ferreira Da Silva working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a shoulder strike.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Misalooba breaks the clinch.

Ferreira Da Silva clinches up with Misalooba and pushes him back against the cage.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a nice shot to the body.
Ferreira Da Silva tries to work over Misalooba's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a nice elbow.
Misalooba blocking some punches.
Ferreira Da Silva struggles to land a body shot inside as Misalooba controls his hands.
Ferreira Da Silva lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Misalooba blocks an elbow strike from Ferreira Da Silva.
Ferreira Da Silva misses with an elbow strike.
A nice right hand lands inside from Misalooba.
Ferreira Da Silva working aggressively here.
Ferreira Da Silva lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Misalooba or not.
Ferreira Da Silva lands an elbow inside that Misalooba shrugs off.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Joseph Jones scores the fight 30:27
Judge Steve Montenegro scores the fight 30:27
Judge Chad Campbell scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Virgulino Ferreira Da Silva!
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Event: AFC #33     
Date:   Jan 19, 2019

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Henri Lafitte (ranked 261 p4p, 41 weight class) and Kassius Halo (ranked 423 p4p, 67 weight class). The key to victory for Henri Lafitte has got to be keeping the fight on the feet.

193 cm
36
215 lbs
25 - 10 - 0
187 cm
40
215 lbs
16 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
Basic striking
Good gas tank

Freebok (85% Laundry)

Sin City Allstars
Freebok (85% Laundry)



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 25 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Henri Lafitte!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Kassius Halo!
The judges for this bout are John Roberts, Joseph Jones and Reed Andrews.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lafitte lands a jab-cross combination.
Halo is trying hard to land a takedown here. Lafitte sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Halo staying out of range there.
Halo swings for the body but Lafitte moves out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Lafitte misses the target.

Halo 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.
Halo trying to control the position from guard on top but Lafitte is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Halo makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Lafitte preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Halo looking to sit in guard and control but Lafitte gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.


Halo is looking for a triangle but Lafitte pushes his legs off easily.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Halo isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Lafitte stacks Halo on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Lafitte!
Halo has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Lafitte remains in side control and seems content to stay there. It's a versatile position from which he can work both strikes and submissions, whilst maintaining that control, so maybe he'll sit here for a while.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Halo is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Lafitte knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Halo on the ground.

Lafitte has had enough of the ground for now and decides to stand.
Lafitte keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Halo misses with a jab to the body

and Lafitte counters with a crisp one two that drops Halo! Lafitte thinks about following him to the mat for a moment but instead steps back and waves Halo to his feet! Halo is in big trouble!

Halo is rocked!
Kassius Halo seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Halo darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Lafitte is in a tricky position. We've heard reports from his gym mates at Brazilian Elite Team that he's been drilling escapes, so let's see if he can get back to his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Halo throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
The fighters are battling for position here. Lafitte manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Halo stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Lafitte swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Halo wants to control from the top but Lafitte keeps moving.
Halo in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Lafitte not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Halo working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Lafitte pulls Halo in to control the position.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Lafitte is on top in guard.

We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Lafitte trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Halo has managed to work for a loose triangle. I think Lafitte should be able to defend this one pretty easily though. Oh, Halo has tightened it up now! Lafitte should have reacted faster there - he's in big trouble and yes, he's tapped out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:26 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Kassius Halo!
Kassius Halo is the new light heavyweight champion!
In his post fight interview, Kassius Halo gave a big smile as he said 'There isn't a fighter alive that I cannot make submit or go to sleep on the mat. There's no guessing, i will take you down.'.
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Event: RFLFN-10 Destroyer vs. Kondo     
Date:   Jan 16, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Vercingetorix Frenchy (ranked 3830 p4p, 430 weight class) and Tomo Jr (ranked 2152 p4p, 267 weight class). Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

188 cm
29
193 lbs
7 - 6 - 0
180 cm
22
191 lbs
2 - 3 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Basic striking
Cardio machine
BJJ White Belt
Good low kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Vercingetorix Frenchy!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Tomo Jr!
The judges for this bout are Franklyn Lucas, Russell Pearce and Lou da Vinci.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Frenchy doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Jr counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

Frenchy moves into the clinch.
Jr lands a hook to the side of the head.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Jr digs a right hand into Frenchy's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Frenchy's gas tank.
A nice left hand lands by Jr.
Frenchy looking to stall.
A short right from Jr on the inside.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Jr lands a right hand that snaps the head of Frenchy backwards.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Jr.
A nice right hand lands inside from Jr.
We've been hearing reports that Frenchy has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Jr lands an uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A short right from Jr on the inside.
Frenchy stalling in the clinch but Jr improves position.
Jr pushes Frenchy back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Jr scores with a shoulder strike.

It looks like Vercingetorix Frenchy has been cut.
Jr lands a nice shot to the body.
Frenchy is breathing heavily.
Jr lands an uppercut.
Frenchy is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Jr lands a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jr lands a left hand that snaps the head of Frenchy backwards.
Jr throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Jr works on Frenchy's body with a couple of short punches.
Jr lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Jr throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A hook to the body from Jr.
Jr lands a hook to the side of the head.

Frenchy is rocked!
Jr is working Frenchy over against the cage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Jr creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Oh Frenchy is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Jr lands a body shot.
Jr lands a right hand.
Jr lands a right hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Jr unloads with a big right hand that wobbles Frenchy! He's leaning against the cage trying to keep his feet but Jr is unloading with more strikes now! Frenchy drops to his knees and the referee stops the fight for a TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:41 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Tomo Jr!
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Event: EMP Grappling 9     
Date:   Jan 13, 2019

Coming up we have a welterweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Pablo Pablos (ranked 2282 p4p, 253 weight class) and Percy Schmeiser (ranked 3355 p4p, 357 weight class). Schmeiser has chosen David vs Monsanto as his entrance music. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!




175 cm
42 yrs
185 lbs



178 cm
42 yrs
174 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the welterweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 6 wins and 4 losses; Pablo Pablos! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 27 wins and 7 losses; Percy Schmeiser!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, Franklyn Lucas and Bruno Lombardi.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.

Schmeiser closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Pablos is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Schmeiser gets underhooks to prevent Pablos's takedown attempt.
Schmeiser prevents a takedown attempt there.

Schmeiser has picked Pablos up - he's going for a ride! Schmeiser dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Pablos (0) vs (2) Schmeiser

Pablos looking for a kimura from the bottom but Schmeiser passes into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Pablos (0) vs (5) Schmeiser
Schmeiser controls the position.
Pablos is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.
Pablos is looking for a sweep.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Schmeiser happy to just control the position for now.
Pablos is trying to improve his position.
Pablos is working hard here to advance position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pablos is trying to escape the position but Schmeiser is controlling the position.
Pablos tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Schmeiser wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
My spies in Brazilian Elite Team inform me that Schmeiser has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Schmeiser controlling the position from side mount.
Pablos tries to improve position but can't.
A lull in the action here.
Pablos is looking to regain half guard here but Schmeiser keeps moving and retains side control.
Schmeiser slows the pace down.
Pablos is not content to let Schmeiser control the position.
Pablos is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at London MMA Club, so we'll see if he gets out of it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pablos is looking for a sweep.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
A lull in the action here.
Pablos tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Schmeiser moving around in side mount but really he's just happy to control for now.
Pablos is trying to get back to half guard.
Schmeiser trying to control the action but Pablos is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The referee asks Schmeiser politely if he wouldn't mind getting on with it and actually doing something. Schmeiser prefers to stall for the moment though.
Pablos is trying to get back to half guard.

Pablos is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Schmeiser's leg. Oh but that's left an opportunity for Schmeiser! He's got an arm triangle... it looks tight! He's rotating and Pablos has tapped! This one is allllll over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:38 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Arm Triangle). Percy Schmeiser!
The defeated Pablo Pablos had this to say: 'thanks my sponsors and fans!!!'.

 

Event: EMP Grappling 9     
Date:   Jan 13, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Ewen Davis (ranked 606 p4p, 82 weight class) and Hero Galanos (ranked 610 p4p, 84 weight class). Davis comes into the arena with Atreyu-Ex's and oh's blaring out of the sound system. Galanos is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: oh boy, he's walking out in gladiator trunks. Ewen Davis had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business




194 cm
37 yrs
215 lbs



194 cm
28 yrs
213 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 18 wins and 6 losses; Ewen Davis! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 4 losses; Hero Galanos!
The judges for this bout are David Schapiro, John Kavanagh and Chad Campbell.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
Davis tries for a takedown but Galanos sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.

Galanos scores with a takedown into Davis's guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Davis (0) vs (2) Galanos
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Galanos won't allow Davis to sweep him here.
We've been hearing good reports from Davis's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:34 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Armbar). Ewen Davis!
Ewen Davis retains his heavyweight title!
Ewen Davis made sure to give a little speech post fight, saying 'I am in no rush to destroy anyone in my way.'.

 

Event: TAFC: Biffs & Brawls 1     
Date:   Jan 13, 2019

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Luiz Santos (ranked 1101 p4p, 131 weight class) and Billy Jack (ranked 2006 p4p, 226 weight class). Jack has chosen The Legend of Billy Jack as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

182 cm
23
175 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
180 cm
21
175 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Very quick
Excellent grappler
Good low kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Luiz Santos!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Billy Jack!
The judges for this bout are Summer Carpenter, Eliza Hachem and Donatello Bradman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Santos misses with an uppercut.
Jack ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

Jack clinches with his opponent.
Santos scores with a hook to the body.
Santos fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Jack swings wildly with an uppercut but Santos uses good head movement to avoid it.
Santos fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Santos tries a body shot but Jack blocks it.
Santos misses with a punch to the body.
Jack misses with a body punch.
Santos looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Jack working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Santos cracks Jack with a nice body shot.
Santos tries to throw a body punch but Jack avoids it by throwing Santos back against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Santos blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Santos tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Santos.
Santos fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Jack lands a body shot in the clinch.
A right hook to the body lands for Jack.
A right hand to the body from Santos.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Jack.
Jack lands a right hand that snaps the head of Santos backwards.
Jack is working for takedown but Santos is calmly controlling the position for now.
A head punch on the inside from Santos fails to land.
Jack blocking some punches.
We've been hearing reports that Santos has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Santos blocking some punches.
Santos misses with a hook to the ribs.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Jack.
Santos prevents a body shot from Jack.
Jack lands with a left to the head.
Santos doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Santos misses with a hook to the ribs.
Santos goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Santos doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Santos is trying to break the clinch but Jack has him pressed against the cage.
Jack lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Santos is trying to pull guard but Jack turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Santos misses with a body punch.
Jack lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Santos.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jack misses with a punch on the inside.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Santos.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Santos tries to work over Jack's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Santos gets control of Jack's arms and successfully pulls guard. Santos will no doubt be looking for submissions off his back.

Santos throws his legs up looking for a submission but Jack uses it to pass to side control.
Santos tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Jack wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Santos taking punishment in the form of punches.
Jack scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Santos to see if he's OK.
You can see the frustration on Santos's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Jack is looking to take a break and control but Santos is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Jack is working Santos over with some ground and pound from side control.
Jack has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Santos tries to buck Jack off but Jack is having none of it.
Santos gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Jack takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Santos wants to get back to full guard but Jack has mounted him!
Jack landing strikes from the mount and Santos is in trouble!
Jack scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Santos?
Jack lands an elbow that was bordering on illegal but the referee lets it go with a warning.

Santos is rocked!
Jack scores with a couple of good head shots there.
Oh Santos is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
BOOM! Jack connects with a massive shot to the dome!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Santos is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Jack prevents Santos from getting the reversal.
Jack connects with a couple of good shots from mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jack loads up on a couple of big shots to the head that have Santos scrambling to escape. He can't get free though and several more unanswered shots from Jack land to the head. The referee has no choice but to stop the fight. Jack stands and salutes the crowd.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:21 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Billy Jack!
During a confident post fight interview, Billy Jack thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: Ajax Worldwide #3     
Date:   Jan 12, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Damiao Marcos (ranked 350 p4p, 44 weight class) and Dieter Schmidt (ranked 425 p4p, 51 weight class). I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

165 cm
32
158 lbs
17 - 8 - 0
176 cm
33
166 lbs
25 - 11 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Freebok (85% Laundry)

Freebok (85% Laundry)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Damiao Marcos!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Dieter Schmidt!
The judges for this bout are Chad Campbell, Alyssa Summers and Dean Styles.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Marcos throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Nice body kick from Schmidt.
Schmidt thuds a left hand into Marcos's body.
Schmidt shoots in and drives through. Marcos sprawls well.
Marcos moves in looking to clinch but Schmidt pushes him off.
Marcos throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Marcos getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Marcos tries to clinch but Schmidt moves out of range.
Schmidt tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Marcos is able to avoid easily.
Marcos takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Marcos takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Schmidt scores with a shot to the body.
Marcos moves out of range of the body kick from Schmidt.
Marcos pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Marcos stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Schmidt.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Schmidt fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Marcos has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

Schmidt gets tackled into the cage by Marcos. Marcos maintains the clinch.
Schmidt fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Marcos lands a right hand that snaps the head of Schmidt backwards.
A nice left hand lands by Schmidt.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Schmidt misses with a body kick.

Marcos drives through and clinches with Schmidt against the cage.
Marcos misses with a hook from the clinch.
Schmidt taking a breather.

Schmidt breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Marcos dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Schmidt slips under a jab.
And Schmidt responds with a good body kick, but Marcos manages to step out the way in time.
Schmidt tries a low kick but Marcos avoids it.
It looked like Marcos wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Schmidt misses with a straight right.
Marcos goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.

Marcos gets a clinch.
Schmidt tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Marcos working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Schmidt looking to stall.
Marcos works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Marcos blocks an elbow strike.
Marcos goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A right hand to the body from Marcos.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Marcos.
Marcos has a couple of punches blocked by Schmidt.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Schmidt escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Marcos tries to close the distance and clinch up but Schmidt swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Marcos tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Schmidt paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Marcos throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Dieter Schmidt is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Marcos wants to clinch up but Schmidt keeps it at a distance.
Schmidt swings for the body but Marcos moves out of range.
A decent looking cross lands there for Schmidt.
Marcos tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Schmidt manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Schmidt swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Schmidt.
A solid body kick from Schmidt.
Marcos getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Schmidt bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Schmidt scores with a jab.
Marcos misses with a wild body shot.

Marcos has taken the fight to the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Marcos fails to land.
A nice right hand lands inside from Schmidt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Schmidt manages to break the clinch.
Schmidt throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Marcos's head.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Marcos checks a leg kick.
Marcos looks for the body kick but Schmidt saw that one coming.
Schmidt cracks Marcos with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Marcos scores with a shot to the body.
Schmidt misses with a kick to the body.
Schmidt uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Marcos.
Schmidt feints a counter leg kick.
Marcos throws out a loose jab but Schmidt uses good head movement to avoid it.

Marcos takes the fight into the clinch.
Schmidt lands a right hand.
Schmidt lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Schmidt working hard to break the clinch.
Schmidt's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
This has been an exciting period of action!

Schmidt manages to break the clinch.
Schmidt connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Schmidt throws a sloppy head kick and Marcos moves out of range easily.
Marcos tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Schmidt manages to circle out of the way.
Schmidt throws out a leg kick but Marcos moves out of range and Schmidt only half commits.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Schmidt 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 Marcos has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Marcos and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Marcos takes the fight into the clinch.
Schmidt tries to circle away but Marcos has him pinned against the cage.
Schmidt stalling in the clinch but Marcos improves position.
Schmidt digs a right hand underneath Marcos's ribcage. Marcos let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Schmidt can't break the clinch.
Marcos has a couple of punches blocked by Schmidt.

Schmidt manages to break the clinch.
Marcos is looking to clinch.
Marcos is looking to clinch.
Schmidt lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

Marcos closes the distance and clinches.
Schmidt lands a shot to the body.
I was talking to Marcos's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
A short left from Schmidt.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Marcos has a couple of punches blocked by Schmidt.
Schmidt pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Marcos fails to land.
Schmidt has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.

Schmidt breaks the clinch.
Schmidt looking to land some kicks to the body here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Schmidt connects with a nice looking jab.
Damiao Marcos has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Marcos tries to close the distance and clinch up but Schmidt swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Schmidt takes a swing at Marcos's ribcage but misses.
Dieter Schmidt seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Schmidt throws a jab but it's blocked by Marcos.
Schmidt throws a body shot but no joy.
Marcos moves out of range of the body kick.
Good exchange - Schmidt coming out on top.
Schmidt circles away from the clinch attempt.
Schmidt tries a quick counter leg kick but Marcos is wise to it.
Schmidt has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Marcos's corner calls for a 1-2. Marcos obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Marcos looks to throw the jab but Schmidt is out of range.
A countering left hand to the body from Schmidt misses.

Marcos moves into the clinch.
Marcos makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Marcos lands with a short shot to the head.
Damiao Marcos has scored more points in the clinch so far.
A short uppercut from Marcos.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Schmidt tries to pull guard but Marcos holds him up against the cage and eventually Schmidt drops back down to his feet.
Marcos scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Schmidt.
Schmidt is trying to push Marcos away but Marcos has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Marcos has a couple of punches blocked by Schmidt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Marcos tries to work over Schmidt's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Marcos tries a body shot but Schmidt blocks it.
Schmidt misses with a short punch on the inside.

Schmidt breaks from the clinch.
Marcos tries to clinch but Schmidt moves out of range.
Marcos misses with a looping left.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Schmidt.
Marcos throws a right hand that misses
and Schmidt counters with a thumping low kick.
Marcos sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Marcos buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Marcos lands a nice shot that snaps Schmidt's head back.
Schmidt dodges the punch combination from Marcos.
Schmidt throws a head kick but Marcos moves out of range.
Marcos is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Marcos tries to close the distance and clinch but Schmidt swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
A nice side step and Schmidt releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Marcos missing with a left hand there. Schmidt was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Schmidt is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Schmidt loads up on a big right hand but Marcos slips the punch.
Marcos seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Marcos fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Schmidt checks a leg kick.
Marcos tests Schmidt's chin there with a solid looking shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Good shot there by Marcos.
Marcos tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Schmidt manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Schmidt keeps the fight on the outside.
Schmidt throws a head kick that misses.
A jab from Schmidt does it's job there.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Marcos fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Schmidt checks it well.
Schmidt does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Marcos throws an overhand right that lands on Schmidt's shoulder, as Schmidt tries to avoid the shot.
An inside leg kick lands from Schmidt.
Marcos avoids a kick to the body.
Marcos tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Schmidt manages to circle out of the way.
Schmidt ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Marcos tries to clinch up but Schmidt circles away and keeps his distance.
Both fighters circling a little - Schmidt finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Schmidt swings for the body but Marcos moves out of range.
Jab by Marcos.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Marcos throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Schmidt with a jab.
Marcos lands a jab to Schmidt's midsection.
Marcos throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Schmidt sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Schmidt waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Marcos.

Marcos gets a clinch.
Schmidt misses with a hook to the ribs.
Marcos throws a head punch that misses.
Schmidt wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Schmidt makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Marcos misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Schmidt blocks an uppercut.
Marcos has a couple of punches blocked by Schmidt.

Schmidt breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Schmidt scores with a shot to the body.
Marcos tests Schmidt's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Damiao Marcos seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Marcos tries to clinch there but Schmidt circles away.
Schmidt connects with an inside leg kick.
Schmidt has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Marcos misses the shot to the body.
Schmidt flicks out a counter leg kick but Marcos steps away.

Marcos moves into range and clinches up with Schmidt.
Marcos tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A body shot lands from Marcos.
Schmidt fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Schmidt prevents a body shot from Marcos.
Schmidt tries to work over Marcos's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Schmidt blocking some punches.

Schmidt manages to break the clinch.
The fight stays on the outside here - Marcos looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Marcos throws a front kick aimed at Schmidt's knee but Schmidt avoids it well.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Marcos checks a leg kick.
Schmidt buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Marcos moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Marcos lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Schmidt.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Schmidt looks for the body kick but Marcos saw that one coming.
Schmidt lands a jab to the nose.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Dieter Schmidt will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Schmidt pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

Marcos fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Schmidt, pushing him back against the cage.
A short right from Schmidt.
Marcos scores with a shoulder strike.
Marcos tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Schmidt's elbow.
Schmidt tries to throw a body punch but Marcos avoids it by throwing Schmidt back against the cage.
Schmidt lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Marcos.
Marcos misses with the head strike.
Marcos softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

Schmidt escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Marcos lands a jab.
Schmidt takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Schmidt swats away the attempt to clinch by Marcos.
Schmidt buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Marcos tries to close the distance and clinch but Schmidt swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Schmidt ducks under a wild hook from Marcos.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Marcos attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Schmidt was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Marcos doesn't manage to clinch there - Schmidt circles away.
Schmidt scores with a spinning back kick!
Schmidt blocks the body kick.
Marcos on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Marcos will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Good leg kick by Schmidt there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Schmidt feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Marcos's calf.

Marcos clinches.
Marcos is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

Schmidt escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Marcos is looking to clinch.
Schmidt is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Marcos pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Schmidt lands a nice looking body shot.
Marcos throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Schmidt cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Schmidt bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Marcos's head backwards.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Marcos takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Schmidt bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Schmidt scores with a jab.
Marcos changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Schmidt tries to avoid it but Marcos manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Schmidt to the ground. Schmidt escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Schmidt throws out a powerful jab.
Marcos wants to clinch up but Schmidt keeps it at a distance.
Marcos connects with a jab.

It looks like Dieter Schmidt has been cut.
Schmidt lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Marcos tries to clinch but Schmidt moves away
and Schmidt counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Marcos moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Nice body punch from Marcos.
Marcos misses with an uppercut.
Marcos closes the distance looking to clinch
enabling Schmidt to counter with a crisp jab.
Marcos tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Schmidt paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Marcos walks forward, straight into a front kick from Schmidt.
Schmidt lands a nice looking kick to the body. Marcos takes a step back to recover.
Schmidt slips under a jab.
Marcos pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Marcos feints and then cracks Schmidt's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Schmidt down.
Schmidt lands a nice looking kick to the body. Marcos takes a step back to recover.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A nice inside leg kick there by Schmidt. That's going to slow Marcos down.
Schmidt pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Marcos fails with an attempt to clinch.
Marcos tries to clinch up but Schmidt circles away and keeps his distance.
Marcos uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
A combination from Marcos does no damage.
Schmidt goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Schmidt throws a nice outside leg kick.
Schmidt tries to land a front kick but Marcos steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Schmidt is looking to slow Marcos down with leg kicks.
Nice shot by Marcos.
Marcos throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Schmidt lands with a slapping head kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Schmidt.
Marcos stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Schmidt.
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!
The fight stays on the outside here - Marcos looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Schmidt on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
A lazy left from Schmidt finds it's target.

Marcos clinches up with Schmidt and pushes him back against the cage.
Schmidt misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Schmidt pushes Marcos back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Marcos lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

Schmidt breaks from the clinch.
Schmidt lands a right hook to the body.
Marcos lands a nice looking body shot.
Marcos tries to close the distance and clinch up but Schmidt swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Marcos scores with a decent looking hook.
Dieter Schmidt is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Marcos takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Marcos avoids the head kick by Schmidt.
Marcos connects with a crisp jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Marcos misses the target.
Marcos throws a low kick but Schmidt moves out of range easily.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Chad Campbell scores the fight 28:30
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 27:30
Judge Dean Styles scores the fight 28:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Dieter Schmidt!

Dieter Schmidt bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: SyFi - End Prequel     
Date:   Jan 12, 2019

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Yormomza Built (ranked 737 p4p, 115 weight class) and Richie Fortune (ranked 1294 p4p, 193 weight class). Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

193 cm
23
215 lbs
7 - 2 - 1
190 cm
23
220 lbs
6 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Yormomza Built!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Richie Fortune!
The judges for this bout are Hugh Johnson, Ben Hemmingworth and Damien Edna.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Built lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Built chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Built uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
A slapping leg kick lands for Built.
Built thumps Fortune with a low kick.
Built doesn't manage to clinch there - Fortune circles away.
Fortune looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Fortune avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Built fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Fortune has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Built turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Fortune misses the shot to the body.
Fortune's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Fortune duly obliges.

It looks like Yormomza Built has been cut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
The fight stays on the outside here - Built looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Built tries to clinch up but Fortune circles away and keeps his distance.
A chopping leg kick lands by Built.
Fortune throws a lazy uppercut
and Built counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Built lands with a nice combination. Fortune backs away looking to recover.
A jab from Fortune misses.
Built throws a leg kick
and Fortune counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Built lands with an uppercut that bounces Fortune off the cage and back into range.
Built lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Fortune circles away quickly and effectively.

Built closes the distance and pushes Fortune back into the cage.
Built misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fortune blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short left from Fortune.
I was talking to Built's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Built lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Fortune or not.
Fortune gets through Built's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Fortune throws a head punch that misses.
Built goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Fortune is working Built over against the cage.
Fortune softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Fortune working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Built blocks an uppercut.
Fortune wants to get back to striking at distance but Built won't allow it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Built fails to land.
Fortune misses with a punch on the inside.
Built blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Fortune breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Built is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Fortune.
Built tries to clinch but Fortune is having none of it.
Built delivers a nice body kick.
Built throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Fortune on the side of the head.

Built has managed to clinch.
A right hook to the body lands for Fortune.
Built tries a body shot but Fortune blocks it.
Fortune blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Built blocks an uppercut.
Fortune blocks an uppercut.
Built lands a body shot.
Fortune swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Built lands with a light punch inside.
Fortune is trying to force a seperation but Built has the dominant position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Fortune.
Fortune blocking some punches.
Built blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Fortune fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Fortune working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Built misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A nice right hand lands inside from Built.
Fortune struggles to land a body shot inside as Built controls his hands.
Fortune swings wildly with an uppercut but Built uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fortune pushes Built back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Built has a couple of punches blocked by Fortune.

Fortune escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Built tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Fortune swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Built connects with the punch.
Fortune scores with the left hand. Built knows he should have avoided that one.

Yormomza Built's cut is getting worse.
Built looks to clinch
and Fortune cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Yormomza Built's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fortune moves out of range as Built throws a body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Built lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A nice leg kick lands there from Built.
Built fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Fortune.
A chopping leg kick lands by Built.
Built tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Fortune paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Fortune just misses with a punch to the body.
Fortune takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Fortune has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Built.
Built lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Built tries to work over Fortune's front leg with a kick but Fortune checks it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Built is looking to clinch but Fortune is avoiding it.
Fortune's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Built moves in looking to clinch but Fortune pushes him off.

Built closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
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 Yormomza Built will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Yormomza Built's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Built throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Fortune thows a left - swing and a miss!
Built tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Fortune manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Fortune misses with a looping left.
Fortune ducks right into an uppercut from Built.
Fortune throws a looping overhand right but Built ducks down to avoid it.
Built tries to clinch
and Fortune counters with a nice uppercut.
Fortune takes one to the chin there.
Fortune scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
A nice inside leg kick there by Built. That's going to slow Fortune down.
Built tries to work over Fortune's front leg with a kick but Fortune checks it.
Built fails with an attempt to clinch.
Built tries to clinch
and Fortune counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

Jeez, Yormomza Built's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fortune walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:12 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Richie Fortune!
An out of breath Richie Fortune 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: RFC NYE     
Date:   Dec 31, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Nova Zigaman (ranked 986 p4p, 38 weight class) and Roy Palmer (ranked 1281 p4p, 36 weight class). Zigaman comes to the cage accompanied by Cameo - Word Up!. The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

203 cm
38
287 lbs
25 - 14 - 0
201 cm
34
249 lbs
26 - 8 - 0
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Very quick
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Nova Zigaman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Roy Palmer!
The judges for this bout are Ben Watson, Bruno Hogan and Hugh Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Palmer uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.

It looks like Nova Zigaman has been cut.
Zigaman throws a hook but Palmer avoids it easily.
Palmer lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Palmer leaves Zigaman with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Palmer fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Zigaman has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Zigaman throws an off balance right hand
and Palmer counters with a nice uppercut.
Palmer tries to clinch but Zigaman moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Palmer wants to clinch but Zigaman slips to the side
and Zigaman counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Palmer thinking.
Zigaman takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

Palmer clinches with his opponent.
Zigaman lands a body shot in the clinch.
Palmer lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Zigaman is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Palmer to keep the fight standing.
Palmer lands a shoulder strike.
Palmer works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Palmer lands a body shot in the clinch.
Zigaman is breathing heavily.
Nice body punch from Palmer.
Palmer lands a body shot.
A hook to the body from Palmer.
Palmer lands on the inside with an uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Palmer scores with a shoulder strike.
Zigaman tries to pull guard but Palmer won't allow it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Nova Zigaman. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Palmer lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Zigaman.
Palmer lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short body shot lands from Palmer as the two fighters clinch.
Palmer scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A short body shot lands from Palmer as the two fighters clinch.
A right hand to the body from Palmer.
Palmer works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Palmer lands a right hand that snaps the head of Zigaman backwards.
Palmer lands with a short head shot on the inside.

Zigaman is rocked!
A right hook to the body lands for Palmer.
Oh Zigaman is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Palmer creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Palmer lands a nice uppercut.
Palmer throws a big uppercut that drops Zigaman! More strikes from Palmer and the referee jumps in to stop the fight! Zigaman lies dazed against the cage as Palmer celebrates with his cornermen!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:36 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Roy Palmer!
Roy Palmer spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
The defeated Nova Zigaman had this to say: 'You may have won the battle tonight but you haven't won the war. Tonight you were lucky... it will never happen again. The referee was all over you tonight... what did you do? Get on your hands and knees before the fight? 9/10 I will destroy you.'.
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Event: OC! Grappling 7     
Date:   Dec 30, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Ewen Davis (ranked 590 p4p, 85 weight class) and Pablo Dominguez (ranked 16782 p4p, 556 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Davis might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Atreyu-Ex's and oh's. Dominguez is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Change by The Deftones. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!




194 cm
37 yrs
215 lbs



200 cm
33 yrs
245 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 17 wins and 6 losses; Ewen Davis! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 20 wins and 3 losses; Pablo Dominguez!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Andrew Berry and James Glass.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Davis slaps away a takedown attempt from Dominguez, before circling back to the center of the mat.

Davis gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Davis has Dominguez pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Dominguez manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.

Davis has hold of one of Dominguez's legs. Dominguez is fighting the takedown attempt but Davis gets the trip and lands the takedown into guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Davis (2) vs (0) Dominguez
Dominguez wants to sweep but no luck.
Davis wants to pass the guard but Dominguez is keeping the position.
Davis wants to control from the top but Dominguez keeps moving.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Davis forces his way into half guard.
Davis wants to advance to full mount but Dominguez doesn't think that's going to happen and regains full guard instead.
Dominguez can't keep his opponent in guard - Davis advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dominguez is in trouble now - Davis has advanced to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Davis (5) vs (0) Dominguez
Davis fails to move to back control.
Dominguez really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Davis wants to control the pace but Dominguez is squirming around nicely.
Davis is trying to take his opponent's back.
Davis tries to control but Dominguez wriggling away.
Davis moves to take his opponent's back.
Score +3 for taking back: Davis (8) vs (0) Dominguez

Davis is working hard for the rear naked choke here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Davis doesn't have the hooks in and Dominguez manages to turn into his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Davis (8) vs (2) Dominguez
Davis keeping full guard, as Dominguez tries to pass.
Davis wants to sweep but no luck.
Davis keeping full guard, as Dominguez tries to pass.
Dominguez controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Davis seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.
Davis keeping moving, preventing Dominguez from controlling successfully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez won't allow Davis to sweep him here.
Davis is trying to keep Dominguez in close.
Davis tries to land a sweep but no joy.

Davis looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Dominguez wants to pass the guard but Davis is keeping the position.
Dominguez stopping the sweep attempt from Davis.
Dominguez showing good wrestling skills to control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Davis working for a triangle but Dominguez defends it easily.
Dominguez trying to control but Davis is working from the bottom.

Davis had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Dominguez defends it easily.
Dominguez slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Dominguez pushes down on Davis's leg and manages to get into half guard.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez slows the pace down in half guard.
Davis is looking to improve his position.
Dominguez is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez wants to take a breather but Davis is having none of it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Dominguez controlling the pace.
The fighters are battling for position here. Davis manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Dominguez stopping the sweep attempt from Davis.
Davis bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Dominguez's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Davis (10) vs (2) Dominguez
Davis passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Score +3 for passing guard: Davis (13) vs (2) Dominguez
Dominguez is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Davis is looking to take a break and control but Dominguez is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez gets back to half guard.
Dominguez is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Davis is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Dominguez has managed to free his arm - good work.
Davis not doing much here.
Dominguez trying to get back to full guard but Davis takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Davis (16) vs (2) Dominguez

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Davis looking to take Dominguez's back but Dominguez rolls and after a scramble, Dominguez ends up on top in guard. Nice escape there from Dominguez to escape a tricky position.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Davis (16) vs (4) Dominguez
Dominguez looking to sit in guard and control but Davis gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Davis (18) vs (4) Dominguez
Davis trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Dominguez looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Davis tries to free his leg and advance position but Dominguez is retaining full guard.
Dominguez can't keep his opponent in guard - Davis advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Dominguez is looking to get full guard. It looks like he might be successful but at the last minute Davis jumps into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Davis (21) vs (4) Dominguez
Dominguez manages to work his way to half guard, despite Davis's best efforts.
Davis is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Davis (24) vs (4) Dominguez

Davis is going oldschool here, as he tries to force Dominguez to tap using a forearm choke. This isn't 1993 though, so Dominguez shrugs it off.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez is working to get back to half guard.
Dominguez is still trying to improve position.
Davis can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Dominguez is looking to escape.
Davis works his way to his opponent's back.
Score +3 for taking back: Davis (27) vs (4) Dominguez

Davis is working hard for the rear naked choke here.

Davis is working for the rear naked choke. He has one arm under the chin but Dominguez has hold of the other arm. A bit of a stalemate here.
Davis tries to get the hooks in deep but Dominguez pushed the leg off.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Davis is hanging on to Dominguez's back as he tries to escape.

Davis is remaining active here, looking for the choke. The more discerning members of the crowd will appreciate his efforts.
Davis is trying to stick to Dominguez's back but Dominguez is turning into Davis. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Davis's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Dominguez.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Davis (27) vs (6) Dominguez
Dominguez trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
My spies in ~T~ Troid - Gym inform me that Dominguez has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Dominguez not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

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

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez passes Davis's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Davis moves into full guard.
Dominguez stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Davis swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Davis wants to sweep but no luck.
Davis is working hard here to advance position.
Dominguez controls from within his opponent's guard.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.

Davis is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Dominguez is aware though and is defending well.
Dominguez wants to pass the guard but Davis is keeping the position.

Dominguez avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Dominguez not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Dominguez won't allow Davis to sweep him here.
Dominguez advances position into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Davis (27) vs (9) Dominguez
Davis regains half guard there - taking advantage of Dominguez's attempt to lay and pray for a moment.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.

Davis is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Dominguez pulls his head out easily.
Dominguez controlling the action here.
Davis wants to improve his position but Dominguez is controlling well.
Davis trying to control but Dominguez postures up.
Dominguez keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Dominguez tries to pass the half guard into mount. Davis knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez controlling the pace.
Davis slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Davis looking to hit a scissor sweep but Dominguez is one step ahead there.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Dominguez controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

And that's the end of the fight!
Davis takes the fight on points by 27 to 9.
Ewen Davis retains his heavyweight title!
An intense looking Ewen Davis took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: 'I am in no rush to destroy anyone in my way.'.
The defeated Pablo Dominguez had this to say: 'I'm telling you right now, these people that fuckin do steroids, you know what I mean? I'm like, I wish everything was legal, because that would give them the chance to go out there and make their mark and then burn the fuck out. And that's when I come in with my consistency, because I'm coming.'.

 

Event: PFC 81 Andreev vs Antonio     
Date:   Dec 29, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexey Andreev (ranked 16 p4p, 2 weight class) and Eugenio Antonio (ranked 241 p4p, 29 weight class). Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

175 cm
27
188 lbs
17 - 1 - 0
195 cm
30
195 lbs
17 - 7 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter



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 17 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Alexey Andreev!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Eugenio Antonio!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Shimada, Shigeki Fujiwara and Hirohito Nitta.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Antonio walks into a stiff left hand from Andreev.
Andreev throws a series of punches but Antonio moves out of range.
Antonio shapes to counter with a head kick.
Antonio throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Andreev counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Andreev tries to bum rush Antonio with a series of wild strikes but Antonio uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Antonio looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Antonio closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Antonio throws a leg kick
and Andreev counters with a right hand to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Andreev throws a jab when Antonio was well out of range.
A nice side step and Antonio releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Antonio swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Andreev counters with a nice body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Antonio misses with an uppercut
and Andreev counters with a straight right hand.
Andreev is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Antonio.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Antonio! But no joy.
Antonio blocks a jab.
Antonio feints a counter leg kick.

Andreev feints and as Antonio raises his hands in defense, Andreev changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Andreev postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Antonio is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Andreev postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Andreev missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Andreev connects with a couple of short punches.
Andreev loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Antonio working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Andreev.
Antonio wants to stand and escape but Andreev is having none of it.

Antonio manages to wriggle out and sneak his way back up to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched up against the cage.
Antonio fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Antonio misses with a hook from the clinch.

Antonio manages to break the clinch.
Antonio moves out of range as Andreev strikes.

Andreev shoots in for a takedown and gets it.

Andreev seems to be working for a kimura but Antonio defends the submission attempt.
Antonio is trying to stand back up but Andreev is controlling him

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Antonio trying to hold on to Andreev's head to control him but Andreev postures up.
Andreev prevents Antonio from standing back up.
Andreev scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Antonio is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
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. Andreev connects with a nice short shot to Antonio's temple.
Andreev missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Andreev stops Antonio from getting back to his feet.
Andreev is looking to advance position but Antonio won't allow it.
Andreev lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Antonio taking some punishment here, with Andreev in his half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Antonio is looking for a sweep. Andreev is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Andreev looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Antonio with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Andreev working Antonio over with strikes.
Antonio wants to get back to his feet.
Andreev takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.

Andreev is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Andreev stops Antonio from getting back to his feet.
Andreev is nestled in close to Antonio, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Antonio is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Andreev scores with a couple of nice shots.
Antonio tries to roll over but Andreev keeps him under control.
Andreev scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Andreev takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
The fighters circling - Andreev throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Andreev shoots in looking for a takedown. Antonio tries to sprawl out of it but Andreev keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Antonio manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Andreev misses with a hook.
Andreev backing away here, and Antonio unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Antonio tries to bum rush Andreev with a series of wild strikes but Andreev uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Antonio throws a body kick that misses
and Andreev counters with a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Andreev keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Antonio.
Andreev jabs at Antonio's body.

Andreev closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.

Antonio manages to create a bit of space in order to work his way back to his feet. Andreev keeps hold of his opponent and drives him back against the cage.
Andreev blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A nice left hand lands by Antonio.
Antonio misses with a body punch.
Antonio misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Antonio softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

Antonio breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Andreev ducks under a wild hook from Antonio.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Andreev fails to land the takedown.
Eugenio Antonio is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Andreev scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Antonio is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Antonio misses with a looping right.
Andreev tries to counter with a takedown but Antonio is quick to defend against it.
Andreev throws the left hand but Antonio avoids the punch easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Antonio doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Jab from Andreev.
Andreev fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Antonio manages to avoid it.
Antonio throws a counter combo.
Nice defenses there by Antonio.
Antonio looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Andreev swings widly with a right hand
enabling Antonio to counter with a crisp jab.
Andreev is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Antonio.

It looks like Alexey Andreev has been cut.
Andreev is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Antonio can do to turn this around?
Antonio tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A punch lands to the side of Antonio 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Andreev scores with a sloppy right hand. Antonio should have avoided that one.
Antonio looks to throw the jab but Andreev is out of range.
It looked like Andreev was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Antonio.
Andreev avoids the head kick by Antonio.
It looked like Andreev was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Antonio.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Andreev lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Alexey Andreev is winning the standup battle so far.
Andreev blocks a head kick by Antonio.
Antonio pulls out of a head kick attempt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Eugenio Antonio will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Alexey Andreev's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!



Andreev fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Antonio to the ground. Andreev is now in Antonio's guard.
Antonio keeping full guard, as Andreev tries to pass.
Andreev throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Andreev landing some decent shots from guard.
Antonio looking for a sweep. Not yet Antonio, not yet.
Andreev chips away with some ground and pound.
Andreev in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Antonio not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Antonio pulls Andreev in close to prevent any damage.
Antonio working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Andreev.
Antonio pulls Andreev in to control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Antonio controls Andreev momentarily but Andreev frees himself.
Andreev is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Andreev throws a big elbow that misses.
Andreev scoring with some ground and pound.
Andreev lands a couple of elbows.
Andreev working some strikes from top position.
Andreev connects with a couple of short punches.

Antonio is rocked!
Andreev throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Antonio works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Antonio is still in real trouble! Can Andreev finish him?
Andreev lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Antonio keeping moving, preventing Andreev from controlling successfully.
Andreev might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Antonio wants to get back to his feet but Andreev is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
Andreev throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Andreev landing some decent shots from guard.
Andreev keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Antonio's head.
Andreev loads up on a big left hand. Antonio felt that one! He's just covering up now, not defending himself intelligently - Andreev looks towards the ref and unloads with 3 more big shots and the ref has no choice but to stop the fight! Antonio can't hide his disappointment, as Andreev celebrates the victory.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:30 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Alexey Andreev!
Alexey Andreev retains his middleweight title!
Alexey Andreev decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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Event: PFC 79 Ortega vs Yamaguchi     
Date:   Dec 15, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Carlos Ortega (ranked 85 p4p, 11 weight class) and Kai Yamaguchi (ranked 48 p4p, 8 weight class). Yamaguchi is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Yama Yama. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

169 cm
31
158 lbs
17 - 4 - 0
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31
160 lbs
26 - 7 - 1
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 17 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Carlos Ortega!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 26 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kai Yamaguchi!
The judges for this bout are Ren Mimura, Shirou Masuda and Yukihiro Shimada.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ortega misses with a right hand
and Yamaguchi counters with a left to the body.
Yamaguchi misses with a body punch
and Ortega counters with a nice leg kick.
Yamaguchi on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ortega. Ortega obviously looking to wear him down.
Yamaguchi ducks under a wild hook from Ortega.
Yamaguchi misses the shot to the body.
Ortega is looking to counter punch.
Ortega ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Ortega tries a low kick but Yamaguchi avoids it.
Yamaguchi throws a series of punches but Ortega moves out of range.
Ortega misses with a body shot.
Ortega throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Yamaguchi thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ortega misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yamaguchi.
Ortega moves out of range of the strikes.
Yamaguchi looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Nice body punch from Ortega.
Ortega swings for the body but Yamaguchi moves out of range.
Ortega just misses with a punch to the body.
Yamaguchi gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ortega takes a swing at Yamaguchi's ribcage but misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamaguchi moves away from the strike by Ortega.
An inside leg kick lands from Ortega.
Yamaguchi throws a leg kick that misses.
Yamaguchi thows a body kick. Ortega tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Jab from Yamaguchi.
Ortega on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Yamaguchi slips under a jab from Ortega.
Yamaguchi 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.
Ortega missing with a left hand there. Yamaguchi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Yamaguchi throws a body punch but Ortega moves out of range.
A decent looking cross lands there for Ortega.
Ortega takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Ortega throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Carlos Ortega seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ortega throws out a leg kick but Yamaguchi moves out of range and Ortega only half commits.
Yamaguchi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Ortega takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Ortega blocks a jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A good leg kick by Ortega.
Yamaguchi takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Yamaguchi throws a leg kick but Ortega checks it.
Yamaguchi misses the shot to the body.
Ortega looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ortega drops his hands momentarily and Yamaguchi takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Ortega fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Yamaguchi checks it well.
Yamaguchi with a nice cross.
Yamaguchi with a jab.
Ortega lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Ortega moves out of range of the strikes.
Ortega scores with a kick to the midsection.
Ortega finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Yamaguchi moves away from the strike by Ortega.
Ortega with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Ortega misses with a left hand
and Yamaguchi counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Ortega takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Yamaguchi fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Ortega throws a hook but Yamaguchi blocks it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Yamaguchi! But no joy.
Ortega misses with a straight right.
Ortega misses with a few strikes there.
Ortega looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Yamaguchi misses with a looping left.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ortega getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Ortega misses with a wild body shot.
Yamaguchi follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Ortega lands a leg kick that knocks Yamaguchi off balance momentarily.
Ortega scores with a jab to the jaw.
Ortega checks a leg kick.
A leg kick checked by Yamaguchi.
Ortega swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ortega takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Ortega tries to move into range but Yamaguchi moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Yamaguchi has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Ortega misses with a body shot
and Yamaguchi counters with a left to the body.
Yamaguchi looks to score with a jab to the body but Ortega is just out of range.
Ortega half committed to a counter leg kick.
Yamaguchi lands a right hook to the body.
Ortega walks into a jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Yamaguchi misses with a hook
and Ortega counters with a straight right hand.
Ortega scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Ortega thows a body kick. Yamaguchi tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Yamaguchi throws a big shot that misses.
Yamaguchi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ortega.
It seemed like Yamaguchi was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ortega stuns Yamaguchi with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Yamaguchi thuds his shin into the meat of Ortega's side.
Ortega misses the jab.
Yamaguchi misses the jab.
Ortega misses with an uppercut.
Ortega jabs Yamaguchi right on the nose. Yamaguchi blinks but takes it well.
Ortega uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi misses with a looping left.
Ortega looks to score with a jab to the body but Yamaguchi is just out of range.
Ortega bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Yamaguchi's head backwards.
Ortega lands a right hook to the body.
Ortega misses with a straight right.
Ortega blocks a leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ortega's jab looks to have found its range, popping Yamaguchi under the eye.
Yamaguchi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Good standup being displayed there by Ortega as he connects with a hook.

Ortega takes the fight into the clinch.
Yamaguchi digs a right hand underneath Ortega's ribcage. Ortega let out a lung full of air as it connected.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Carlos Ortega will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Ortega dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Ortega with a body punch. A glancing blow.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Yamaguchi in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.

Ortega takes the fight into the clinch.
Yamaguchi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Yamaguchi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Yamaguchi tries to work over Ortega's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Ortega blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ortega struggles to land a body shot inside as Yamaguchi controls his hands.

Ortega breaks from the clinch.
Yamaguchi throws a hook but Ortega avoids it easily.
Ortega on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Yamaguchi tries to land a front kick but Ortega steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ortega uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yamaguchi.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ortega looks to land a combination. Yamaguchi sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Yamaguchi wants to slow Ortega down by chopping away at his legs.
An attempted straight right counter from Ortega misses the target.
Yamaguchi takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yamaguchi lands a leg kick that knocks Ortega off balance momentarily.
Ortega just misses with a punch to the body.
Yamaguchi lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ortega fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yamaguchi manages to avoid it.
Ortega misses the shot to the body.
Yamaguchi appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Yamaguchi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ortega moves away.
Ortega misses with an uppercut. Yamaguchi saw that one coming.
A swing and a miss from Ortega.
An inside leg kick lands from Yamaguchi.
Nice uppercut lands for Ortega. That snapped Yamaguchi's head back.
Ortega swings for the body but Yamaguchi moves out of range.
Ortega backing away here, and Yamaguchi unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
A big right from Yamaguchi misses.
Yamaguchi throws a front kick aimed at Ortega's knee but Ortega avoids it well.
Ortega misses with a wild body shot.
Ortega slips under a jab from Yamaguchi.
A slapping body kick lands there for Ortega.
Yamaguchi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yamaguchi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Yamaguchi jabs Ortega to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Jab from Ortega.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ortega misses with a straight right.
Yamaguchi scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Good leg kick by Yamaguchi there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Decent striking displayed by Ortega there.
Yamaguchi takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Yamaguchi throws a wild body kick that Ortega sees coming a mile off.
Ortega ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yamaguchi moves away.
Yamaguchi throws the kick towards the body but Ortega avoids it.
Yamaguchi tries to work over Ortega's front leg with a kick but Ortega checks it.
Ortega misses with a body shot
and Yamaguchi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ortega digs a good body shot into Yamaguchi's ribs.
Yamaguchi digs a good body shot into Ortega's ribs.
Yamaguchi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ortega appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Ortega throws a hook but Yamaguchi blocks it.
Ortega throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Yamaguchi counters with a thumping low kick.
Yamaguchi moves out of range of the leg kick from Ortega.
Ortega takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamaguchi is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Yamaguchi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yamaguchi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ortega.
Yamaguchi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ortega sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ortega throws a leg kick that is checked
and Yamaguchi counters with a stiff right hand.
Ortega wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Ortega clobbers Yamaguchi with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Ortega connects with a leg kick. Yamaguchi looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Ortega keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yamaguchi throws a body punch but Ortega moves out of range.
Yamaguchi takes a swing at Ortega's ribcage but misses.
Ortega chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Yamaguchi can pounce on him.
Ortega just misses with a punch to the body.
Ortega dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Yamaguchi lands with a straight right. Ortega didn't see that one coming.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yamaguchi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Ortega throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
It seemed like Yamaguchi was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A punch lands to the side of Yamaguchi 's head but he takes it in his stride.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ortega keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Ortega connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Yamaguchi momentarily.
Ortega misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ortega moves away.
A decent looking cross lands there for Ortega.
Yamaguchi takes a jab right on the kisser.
Ortega lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Yamaguchi is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Yamaguchi takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Yamaguchi connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Ortega throws a jab when Yamaguchi was well out of range.
Ortega lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yamaguchi walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Yamaguchi blocks a jab.
Ortega connects with a nice looking jab.
Ortega just misses with a punch to the body.
Ortega displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Yamaguchi throws out the jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Carlos Ortega dominated that second 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.


Yamaguchi connects with a nice looking jab.
Yamaguchi throws a leg kick
and Ortega counters with a stiff right hand.
Yamaguchi slips under a jab.
Yamaguchi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ortega manages to avoid it.
It looked like Ortega was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi throws a hook but Ortega blocks it.
Yamaguchi scores with a sloppy right hand. Ortega should have avoided that one.
A cross from Yamaguchi lands.
Yamaguchi needs to keep his hands up - Ortega had a free shot at his head there.
Ortega throws a leg kick that is checked
and Yamaguchi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yamaguchi lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Yamaguchi displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ortega throws out the jab.
Ortega misses with a body punch
enabling Yamaguchi to counter with a crisp jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Good leg kick by Yamaguchi there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Ortega cracks Yamaguchi with a right hand to the side of the head.
Yamaguchi throws a body shot but no joy.
Ortega moves out of range of the body kick from Yamaguchi.
Ortega appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Yamaguchi misses with a straight left.
Ortega looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Carlos Ortega is winning the standup battle so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ortega keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Yamaguchi rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ortega connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A bone on bone clash there as Ortega blocks the leg kick.
A big right from Ortega misses.
Ortega looks to throw the jab but Yamaguchi is out of range.
Ortega dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Ortega lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Yamaguchi throws the left hand but Ortega avoids the punch easily.
A head kick misses from Ortega.
Yamaguchi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ortega ducks under a wild hook from Yamaguchi.
Ortega lands a jab to Yamaguchi's midsection.
Yamaguchi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ortega.
Ortega throws a front kick aimed at Yamaguchi's knee but Yamaguchi avoids it well.
Nice body kick there by Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi walks into a stiff left hand from Ortega.
Yamaguchi's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ortega fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Ortega doesn't manage to clinch there - Yamaguchi circles away.
Yamaguchi tries to bum rush Ortega with a series of wild strikes but Ortega uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Ortega blocks the body kick.
It looked like Ortega wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Yamaguchi moves out of range as Ortega strikes.
Yamaguchi ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ortega shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Yamaguchi checks a leg kick.
Yamaguchi throws a shot from downtown. Ortega moves away and avoids it.

Ortega gets a clinch.
Yamaguchi can't find room to land a body shot as Ortega controls the action.
Ortega tries to throw a body punch but Yamaguchi avoids it by throwing Ortega back against the cage.
Yamaguchi blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ortega tries to circle away but Yamaguchi has him pinned against the cage.
Ortega cracks Yamaguchi with a nice body shot.

Ortega manages to break the clinch.
Yamaguchi has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Yamaguchi looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ortega looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ortega ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ortega fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Yamaguchi checks it well.
Ortega lands a right hook to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yamaguchi. Ortega does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ortega misses with a hook.
Ortega throws a big shot that misses.
A slapping leg kick lands for Yamaguchi.
A lazy left from Yamaguchi finds it's target.
Ortega moves out of range as Yamaguchi strikes.
Yamaguchi bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Yamaguchi waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ortega.
Ortega looks to score with a jab to the body but Yamaguchi is just out of range.
Ortega thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ortega scores with a hook.
Yamaguchi throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ortega was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Yamaguchi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ortega.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ortega looks to score with a jab to the body but Yamaguchi is just out of range.
Yamaguchi throws a looping overhand right but Ortega ducks down to avoid it.
Ortega fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A telegraphed right hand from Ortega misses the target.
Ortega gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Yamaguchi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ortega wants to clinch up but Yamaguchi keeps it at a distance.
Yamaguchi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ortega sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Yamaguchi takes a swing at Ortega's ribcage but misses.
Ortega fails in his attempt to clinch.
Yamaguchi avoids the body shot from Ortega.
Yamaguchi displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ortega throws out the jab.
Ortega throws a leg kick
and Yamaguchi counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Ortega takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Yamaguchi fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Ortega is out of range.
Ortega with a body punch. A glancing blow.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ortega chopping away at his opponent's legs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Kai Yamaguchi just about did enough to take it.
That's time! Ortega's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Ortega looks to score with a jab to the body but Yamaguchi is just out of range.
Sloppy strikes from Ortega. Those never looked like landing.
Yamaguchi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ortega throws a body shot but no joy.
Yamaguchi misses the shot to the body.
Ortega slips a straight right by Yamaguchi.
Ortega ducks under a wild hook from Yamaguchi.
Ortega is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Ortega on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Ortega throws out a loose jab but Yamaguchi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ortega lands a body shot.
Ortega bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Yamaguchi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ortega connects with a body shot.
Ortega cracks a nice hook into Yamaguchi's ribs.
Ortega bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Yamaguchi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ortega moves away.
Ortega fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yamaguchi manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ortega with a nice cross.
Yamaguchi smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Yamaguchi moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Yamaguchi takes a swing at Ortega's ribcage but misses.
Ortega misses with a looping left.
Ortega tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Yamaguchi paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Ortega throws a predictable looking body shot
and Yamaguchi connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ortega checks a low kick from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Yamaguchi moves away from the strike by Ortega.
Ortega throws a push kick but Yamaguchi slaps the foot to one side.
Ortega dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Ortega lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Yamaguchi at a distance.
Ortega throws a body punch but Yamaguchi moves out of range.
Yamaguchi lands a lovely overhand right.
Yamaguchi stuns Ortega with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ortega. Yamaguchi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ortega throws a low kick, looking for Yamaguchi's leg but Yamaguchi calmly moves out of range.
Ortega defending well as Yamaguchi loads up on a big left hand.
Ortega just misses with a punch to the body.
Yamaguchi thows a left - swing and a miss!
Yamaguchi tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
That kick from Ortega tenderised Yamaguchi's leg. Yamaguchi is trying to keep his angry face on.
A chopping leg kick lands by Ortega.
Ortega doesn't manage to clinch there - Yamaguchi circles away.
Yamaguchi lands a glancing blow to the side of Ortega's head.
Yamaguchi avoids the head kick by Ortega.
Ortega fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi avoids the body shot from Ortega.
Yamaguchi takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Yamaguchi goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Yamaguchi throws the kick towards the body but Ortega avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamaguchi needs to keep his hands up - Ortega had a free shot at his head there.
Ortega throws a half hearted mid kick.
Yamaguchi steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Yamaguchi slips a jab from Ortega.
Ortega misses with an uppercut. Yamaguchi saw that one coming.
Yamaguchi slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Yamaguchi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ortega moves away.
An inside leg kick lands from Ortega.
Yamaguchi misses with a body kick.
A lazy left from Yamaguchi finds it's target.
Yamaguchi slips under a jab from Ortega.
Yamaguchi throws a head kick but Ortega moves out of range.
Yamaguchi scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Ortega avoids a punch combination nicely.
Good exchange - Yamaguchi coming out on top.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ortega lands a body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ortega defending well as Yamaguchi loads up on a big left hand.
Good exchange - Yamaguchi coming out on top.
Yamaguchi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Yamaguchi misses the shot to the body.
Yamaguchi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ortega.
Yamaguchi throws the left hand but Ortega avoids the punch easily.
Yamaguchi throws an off balance right hand
and Ortega counters with a leg kick.
Yamaguchi throws a wild body kick that Ortega sees coming a mile off.
Ortega displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Yamaguchi throws out the jab.
Yamaguchi swings for the body but Ortega moves out of range.
Ortega misses with a body shot.
Yamaguchi has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Ortega finds it's way round the side to connect with Yamaguchi's head.
Ortega throws a front kick aimed at Yamaguchi's knee but Yamaguchi avoids it well.
Ortega moves out of range as Yamaguchi throws a body kick.
Yamaguchi looks for the body kick but Ortega saw that one coming.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Kai Yamaguchi will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


An inside leg kick lands from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
A slow jab from Yamaguchi misses its intended target.
Ortega throws a hook to the side of Yamaguchi's head but Yamaguchi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
An inside leg kick lands from Ortega.
A bone on bone clash there as Ortega blocks the leg kick.
Ortega throws a shot from downtown. Yamaguchi moves away and avoids it.
A little jabbing left from Yamaguchi on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Yamaguchi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ortega throws a body punch but Yamaguchi moves out of range.
Ortega connects with a crisp jab.
Ortega takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ortega moves out of range as Yamaguchi strikes.
An attempted straight right counter from Ortega misses the target.
Yamaguchi misses with a wild body shot.
Ortega looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Yamaguchi swings away with a body shot that misses
and Ortega counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Ortega misses with a wild body shot.
Yamaguchi misses the shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ortega throws a half hearted mid kick.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Ortega crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Yamaguchi - the referee stops the clock and Ortega gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Yamaguchi. Ortega manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Ortega works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Ortega throws a quick inside leg kick.
Ortega keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A slow jab from Ortega misses its intended target.
Yamaguchi tries to land a body kick
and Ortega counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yamaguchi takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Ortega fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Yamaguchi lands the left hand.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Ortega.
Yamaguchi takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Decent striking displayed by Yamaguchi there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yamaguchi misses with a low kick.
Yamaguchi swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ortega misses the shot to the body.
Ortega lands with a good body shot.
Yamaguchi lands a jab.
Yamaguchi takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Ortega thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ortega tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Yamaguchi paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Ortega throws a wild body kick that Yamaguchi sees coming a mile off.
Yamaguchi changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Ortega looks to land a body kick but Yamaguchi moved away.
Ortega misses with the combination.
Yamaguchi looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Yamaguchi looks to score with a jab to the body but Ortega is just out of range.
Yamaguchi throws the left hand but Ortega avoids the punch easily.
Yamaguchi connects with an inside leg kick.
Yamaguchi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ortega scores with a nice strike.
Ortega swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi misses with a hook. Ortega ducked under it nicely.
Yamaguchi lands a head shot.
Ortega moves out of range of the strikes.
Ortega lands with a nice body punch.
Yamaguchi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ortega.
Ortega scores with a jab.
Ortega connects with a looping right hand.
Ortega throws a body shot but no joy.
A left lands for Ortega.
Yamaguchi throws a shot from downtown. Ortega moves away and avoids it.
Ortega went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Yamaguchi takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Ortega, right into the meat.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yamaguchi misses with a kick to the body.
Ortega misses with a jab, cross combination.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yamaguchi bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Yamaguchi crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Ortega - the referee stops the clock and Yamaguchi gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Ortega. Yamaguchi manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Yamaguchi cracks Ortega with a good jab.
Ortega moves out of range as Yamaguchi strikes.
Ortega moves out of range of the body kick from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Ortega cracks a nice hook into Yamaguchi's ribs.
Yamaguchi scores with a nice right hand.
Ortega lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ortega takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
A chopping leg kick lands by Ortega.
Ortega tests Yamaguchi's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Ortega avoids the body shot from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ortega clobbers Yamaguchi with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Ortega waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Yamaguchi.

And that's the end of the fight!
Carlos Ortega showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Ortega 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 Ren Mimura scores the fight 48:47
Judge Shirou Masuda scores the fight 48:47
Judge Yukihiro Shimada scores the fight 50:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Carlos Ortega!

Carlos Ortega is the new lightweight champion!
Carlos Ortega decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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Event: OC! Grappling 5     
Date:   Dec 15, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Ewen Davis (ranked 574 p4p, 74 weight class) and Prana Halo (ranked 20712 p4p, 533 weight class). Davis's entrance music is Atreyu-Ex's and oh's. A fine choice. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




194 cm
37 yrs
215 lbs



187 cm
26 yrs
209 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 16 wins and 6 losses; Ewen Davis! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 7 losses; Prana Halo!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Donald Grub and James Atkins.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Davis shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Halo napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Score +4 for clean takedown past guard: Davis (4) vs (0) Halo
Davis is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.

Davis working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Halo tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Davis wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Davis trying to control the position but Halo is working away.
You can see the frustration on Halo's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Davis is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Halo has escaped the position, nice work there.
Davis is looking to take a break and control but Halo is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Davis tries to advance to mount but Halo instead regains half guard.
Halo won't allow Davis to pass to mount.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Halo is defending against the submission attempts here by Davis.
Davis tries to pass the half guard into mount. Halo knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Halo is trying to control but can't.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Halo felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Davis wants to lay and pray for a moment but Halo keeps working.

Halo is defending against the submission attempts here by Davis.

Davis is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Halo has managed to free his arm - good work.
Halo is trying to maintain the position but Davis is very close to passing his half guard.
Halo trying to control here but he's found himself mounted! Oh no!
Score +3 for passing guard: Davis (7) vs (0) Halo

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Halo tries to hold on but Davis pushes him away.

Davis working to secure an arm triangle but it's not happening for him just yet.
Davis tries to control but Halo wriggling away.
Halo is trying desperately to improve position.

Davis is working for a guillotine from mount but Halo frees his head quite easily.
Davis is looking to work his way around to Halo's back. He needs to be careful though, as he's in danger of losing this dominant position.

Davis goes for an armbar but he's fallen flat on his backside there and now Halo is on top in guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Davis (7) vs (2) Halo
Halo passes into half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Halo trying to pass the guard but Davis defending well.
Davis wants to get back to full guard.

Davis looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Davis trying to hold on to Halo's head to control him but Halo postures up.
Davis wants to get back to full guard.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Davis wants to get back to full guard but Halo has passed into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Davis (7) vs (5) Halo
Davis can't do much from the bottom here.
Davis tries to improve position but can't.
Davis wants to control but Halo postures up.
Davis is trying to get back to half guard.
Davis is working hard here to advance position.

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

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Davis is trying to improve his position.
You can see the frustration on Davis's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Halo wants to lay and pray for a moment but Davis keeps working.
Davis is looking for a sweep.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Davis gets back to half guard.
Davis is staying active underneath Halo, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Davis is looking to improve his position.
Davis trying to control but Halo postures up.
Davis tries to get to full guard but Halo has control of the leg.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Halo trying to mount his opponent but Davis defends it.
Halo moves into full mount! Davis won't be happy about that!
Score +3 for passing guard: Davis (7) vs (8) Halo
Halo trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Davis is working to get back to half guard.
Halo moves to back control.
Score +3 for taking back: Davis (7) vs (11) Halo
Davis tries to escape the position.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.

Halo has his hand under the chin of his opponent looking for the choke. He's nearly got it! This one could be all over! But no, Davis has freed his hand and lives to survive another… well, another couple of seconds at least!

Halo looking for the choke but no joy.

Halo looking to break Davis's wrist control so he can sink in the choke. Davis remaining controlled and patient though - he really has to keep calm otherwise Halo will wrap this one up with the rear naked choke!
Davis turns into Halo and is now in his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Davis (9) vs (11) Halo
Davis trying to control but Halo is working from the bottom.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Davis advances position into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Davis (12) vs (11) Halo

Davis tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Davis has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!

Davis thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Davis trying to control the position but Halo is working away.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 10:53 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Ewen Davis!
Ewen Davis retains his heavyweight title!
Ewen Davis took some time post fight to say the following; 'I am in no rush to destroy anyone in my way.'.

 

Event: Ajax Worldwide #1     
Date:   Dec 08, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Humphrey Baker (ranked 117 p4p, 20 weight class) and Phol Murhaa (ranked 47 p4p, 7 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

195 cm
38
193 lbs
35 - 18 - 0
182 cm
35
188 lbs
38 - 13 - 4
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Humphrey Baker!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 13 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Phol Murhaa!
The judges for this bout are David Schapiro, Russell Pearce and John Kavanagh.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Murhaa on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
An inside leg kick lands from Baker.
Baker throws a quick inside leg kick.
Baker throws a hook but Murhaa avoids it easily.
A big right from Baker misses.
Humphrey Baker seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Baker drives through and clinches with Murhaa against the cage.

Baker escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Murhaa gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Baker.
Baker throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Murhaa on the side of the head.
Baker throws a leg kick but Murhaa sees it coming and moves out of range.
Murhaa is looking for the big counter here.
Baker lands a nice looking body kick.
Murhaa gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Baker.
Murhaa has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Baker finds it's way round the side to connect with Murhaa's head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murhaa takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Baker looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Baker lands a nice looking kick to the body. Murhaa takes a step back to recover.
Baker connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Murhaa's hands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Baker lands an overhand right.
Baker throws a head kick but Murhaa moves out of range.
Murhaa is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Baker with a body shot.
Baker wants to clinch up but Murhaa keeps it at a distance.
Baker sizes up Murhaa with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Baker pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Baker lands a jab.
Baker swings for the body but Murhaa moves out of range.
Baker is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Baker throws a jab when Murhaa was well out of range.
Baker uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
Baker throws a front kick that sends Murhaa stumbling back into the cage.
Baker uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Murhaa.
Baker ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Baker lands a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Murhaa throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Murhaa just misses with a punch to the body.
Nice body kick from Baker.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Murhaa takes one to the chin there.
Murhaa slips under a jab from Baker.
Baker lands a jab to the nose.
Baker connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Murhaa's hands.
Murhaa has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Murhaa there as he acknowledges the shot.
Baker dips to his left and cracks Murhaa with an uppercut!
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Baker.
A jab from Baker finds it's way through Murhaa's defenses.
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Baker.
Murhaa misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa moves out of range as Baker strikes.
Baker displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Murhaa throws out the jab.
Baker is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Nice defenses there by Murhaa.
It seemed like Murhaa was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A punch lands to the side of Murhaa 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Baker lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
A telegraphed right hand from Baker misses the target.
Baker misses with a series of wild punches.
Murhaa raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Baker misses the jab.
Baker 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.
Baker misses with a combination
enabling Murhaa to counter with a crisp jab.
Baker throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Murhaa sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Murhaa looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Baker swings widly with a right hand
and Baker takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Baker misses the shot to the body.
Murhaa is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Baker with a body shot.
Baker scores with a one two! Murhaa had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhaa throws a body shot but no joy.
Baker looks to land a combination. Murhaa sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Baker walks into a jab.

Baker is rocked!
Left hook, right uppercut from Baker.
Murhaa circles away from the clinch attempt.
Baker lands a nice looking kick to the body. Murhaa takes a step back to recover.
Jab by Baker.
Murhaa has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Baker lands a really nice looking cross but Murhaa seems unphased.
Murhaa moves forwards but Baker connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Baker throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Murhaa feints a counter leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Murhaa moves out of range of the strikes.
Baker ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Murhaa throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Baker sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Baker.
No joy there for Baker, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Murhaa showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Baker.
Murhaa feints a counter leg kick.
Murhaa defending well as Baker loads up on a big left hand.
Murhaa replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Baker blocks it well.
Baker pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Murhaa swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murhaa throws a head kick that misses.
A combination from Baker does no damage.
Some bone on bone action there as Murhaa checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
A big right from Baker misses.
Baker scores with a nice right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Baker jabs Murhaa right on the nose. Murhaa blinks but takes it well.
Baker looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Decent striking displayed by Baker there.
Baker moves out of range as Murhaa strikes.
It looked like Baker was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Baker is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Murhaa can do to turn this around?
Baker looks to land a left hand but Murhaa moved out of range nicely.
Baker lands with a right hand.
Baker is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Murhaa.
Murhaa 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.
Baker moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Baker misses with a few strikes there.
Murhaa takes one to the chin there.
Murhaa pivots, looking for a leg kick but Baker is out of range and Murhaa settles back down.
Baker is looking to counter punch.
Baker moves in looking to clinch but Murhaa pushes him off.
Baker tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Murhaa was well out of range. Poor timing from Baker.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa throws a sloppy head kick and Baker moves out of range easily.
A head kick misses from Baker.
Murhaa now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Baker cracks the inside of Murhaa's front leg.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A decent looking body kick lands there for Baker.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Murhaa in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Baker.
Baker dips to his left and cracks Murhaa with an uppercut!
Baker swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Murhaa! But no joy.
Baker connects with an inside leg kick.
Baker changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Baker getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Baker.
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.
Baker is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Baker connects with the punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Baker lands a jab to the head.
Baker scores with a sloppy right hand. Murhaa should have avoided that one.
Baker looks to throw the jab but Murhaa is out of range.
Murhaa throws out a counter right but Baker avoids it with no problem.
Baker throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Murhaa throws a lazy right hand but Baker sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Baker tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Murhaa was well out of range. Poor timing from Baker.
Baker looks to land a body kick but Murhaa moved away.
Murhaa doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Murhaa has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Baker.
Baker fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Murhaa's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Baker connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Murhaa scrambles back to his feet.
Baker throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Murhaa counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Baker scores with a kick to the midsection.
Baker misses with an uppercut. Murhaa saw that one coming.
A good leg kick by Baker.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Baker fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Murhaa manages to avoid it.
Murhaa swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Murhaa ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Murhaa now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Baker misses with a looping right.
It seemed like Murhaa was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Murhaa moves away from the strike by Baker.
Murhaa throws a jab when Baker was well out of range.
Baker throws a nice looking combination but Murhaa bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Murhaa takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Baker loads up on a big right hand but Murhaa slips the punch.
Murhaa is trying to counter with his kicks.
Murhaa misses the shot to the body.
Murhaa chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Baker can pounce on him.
Baker uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
As Murhaa backs away, Baker returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Good exchange - Baker coming out on top.
Murhaa needs to keep his hands up - Baker had a free shot at his head there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Murhaa moves forwards but Baker connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Murhaa checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Baker wants to clinch.
Murhaa 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 an uppercut
and Baker counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Murhaa thinking.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murhaa gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Baker.
Humphrey Baker is winning the standup battle so far.
Baker scores with a crisp jab that stopped Murhaa in his tracks.
Murhaa buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Baker with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Baker swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Murhaa looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Baker throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Murhaa counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Baker thinking.
Baker scores with a jab.
Baker throws a big shot that misses.
Good standup being displayed there by Baker as he connects with a hook.
Murhaa's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Baker scores with a kick to the midsection.
Baker scores with a head kick. Murhaa tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Baker jabs Murhaa to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Murhaa scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Baker lands a nice looking body kick.
Murhaa avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A little jabbing left from Murhaa on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Baker misses with a hook. Murhaa ducked under it nicely.
Baker looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Baker moves into the clinch successfully.

Murhaa pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Baker throws out a powerful jab.
Murhaa circles away from the clinch attempt.
Baker scores with a sloppy right hand. Murhaa should have avoided that one.
Murhaa misses with a wild combination.
Jab, jab by Baker - just one landing.
Murhaa swings for the body but Baker moves out of range.
Murhaa takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Baker jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Baker misses with a looping right.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Baker throws a front kick that sends Murhaa stumbling back into the cage.
Baker looks to land a right hand but Murhaa moved out of range.
Murhaa is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Baker with a body shot.
Baker scores with a jab to the jaw.
Murhaa loads up on a big right hand but Baker slips the punch.
Murhaa misses with a straight right.
Baker lands a leg kick that knocks Murhaa off balance momentarily.
Baker misses the jab.
Murhaa was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Baker misses with a low kick.
As Baker backs off Murhaa throws a huge counter combo but Baker manages to avoid it all.
Baker jabs Murhaa to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Murhaa fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Baker scores with a jab.
Baker looks to throw the jab but Murhaa is out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Baker misses with a looping right.
Baker dips to his left and cracks Murhaa with an uppercut!
A swing and a miss from Baker.
Murhaa looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Baker tries to close the distance and clinch up but Murhaa swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Murhaa is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Baker misses with a combination
and Murhaa counters with a good, hard body kick but Baker shrugs it off.
Baker dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Baker throws a body shot but no joy.
Baker misses with a body shot.
Baker lands a nice looking body kick.
Baker throws a low kick but it's checked well by Murhaa.
Baker tries to clinch up.
Baker jabbing away but nothing is landing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Humphrey Baker clearly takes that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Baker misses with a body kick.
Baker misses with a double jab.
Baker wants to slow Murhaa down by chopping away at his legs.
Baker looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Murhaa takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Baker throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Murhaa sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Baker.
Murhaa moves out of range as Baker strikes.
Murhaa throws out a counter right but Baker avoids it with no problem.
A jab lands there for Baker.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Baker misses with a left hand
and Murhaa counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Baker throws a body shot but no joy.
Murhaa blocks the body kick.
Baker throws the left hand but Murhaa avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Baker throws a poor cross that misses
and Murhaa counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Murhaa checks a leg kick.
Murhaa looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Baker is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

Murhaa lands a big uppercut and Baker crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Baker looks OK. Murhaa waves Baker back to his feet!
Oh Baker is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Murhaa misses with an attempted mid kick.
Baker throws a jab but it's blocked by Murhaa.
Baker swings widly with a right hand
and Murhaa counters with a huge right that knocks Baker out cold! Murhaa is running around with a crazed look on his face - you can see how much that meant to him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:33 of round 4, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Phol Murhaa!
Phol Murhaa thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: PFC 78 Andreev vs Darkk     
Date:   Dec 08, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexey Andreev (ranked 23 p4p, 3 weight class) and Ebeneezer Darkk (ranked 85 p4p, 14 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.

175 cm
27
188 lbs
16 - 1 - 0
182 cm
31
193 lbs
23 - 7 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
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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, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Alexey Andreev!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Ebeneezer Darkk!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Yamamoto, Shigeki Fujiwara and Tatsuya Matsuyama.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Andreev misses with a left hand
and Darkk counters with a nice kick to the body.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Andreev tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Darkk was well out of range. Poor timing from Andreev.
Darkk is trying to counter with his kicks.
Andreev looks to land a combination. Darkk sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Good shot there by Andreev.
Andreev blocks a low kick nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Andreev throws a hook to the side of Darkk's head but Darkk sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Darkk lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Andreev misses with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A decent looking cross lands there for Andreev.
Darkk keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Andreev.
It seemed like Darkk was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Andreev connects with a right hand. Darkk shakes it off.
Darkk uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Andreev.
Darkk is trying to counter with his kicks.
Alexey Andreev seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Andreev digs a good hook to Darkk's body.
Andreev shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Darkk sprawls well. Darkk wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Andreev gets slowly back to his feet.
Darkk is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Andreev with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Andreev throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A telegraphed right hand from Darkk misses the target.
An attempted straight right counter from Andreev misses the target.
Andreev darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Andreev throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Darkk scores with a jab to the jaw.

It looks like Alexey Andreev has been cut.
Jab from Darkk.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Andreev throws a jab but it's blocked by Darkk.
Ebeneezer Darkk is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Andreev lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Darkk at a distance.
Darkk throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Darkk takes a jab right on the kisser.
Andreev gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Darkk counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Darkk on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Andreev swings away with a body shot that misses
and Darkk counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Andreev shoots for a double leg takedown but Darkk sprawls well. He's pushed Andreev's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexey Andreev. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Andreev throws a combination that misses
and Darkk counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Darkk steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Andreev.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Darkk slips a jab from Andreev.
Darkk looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Darkk avoids the body shot from Andreev.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Andreev throws out a powerful jab.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Darkk might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Andreev has got the better of the exchanges.
Andreev misses with a takedown attempt

and Darkk counters with a nice right hand that sends Andreev toppling to the canvas! Andreev scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Darkk finish him?!

Andreev is rocked!
Darkk throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Darkk throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Darkk fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Andreev has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Andreev throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Andreev showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Darkk.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Andreev scores with a decent looking hook.
A telegraphed right hand from Andreev misses the target.
Darkk misses with a lunging right hand
and Andreev counters with a nice uppercut.
Andreev misses with a looping right.
Darkk swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Andreev misses with a looping left.
Darkk appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice jab there from Andreev.
Darkk swings for the body but Andreev moves out of range.
Andreev throws a big shot that misses.
Darkk is trying to counter with his kicks.
Darkk throws a leg kick which misses Andreev's front leg but catches the back leg as Andreev tries to avoid it.
Andreev connects with the punch.
Andreev lunges at Darkk with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Darkk's hand.
Andreev lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Andreev tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Darkk swivels and escapes.
Andreev shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Darkk sprawls well. Darkk wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Andreev gets slowly back to his feet.
A little jabbing left from Darkk on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexey Andreev. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Andreev thows a left - swing and a miss!
Andreev takes one to the chin there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Andreev swinging wildly here.
Darkk is trying to counter with his kicks.
Andreev throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Andreev throws a big shot that misses.
Andreev fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
And Darkk responds with a good body kick, but Andreev manages to step out the way in time.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
The fighters circling - Andreev throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Darkk let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Ebeneezer Darkk will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Alexey Andreev's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Darkk slips a straight right by Andreev.
Alexey Andreev is winning the standup battle so far.
Andreev throws a body punch but Darkk moves out of range.
Darkk flicks out a counter leg kick but Andreev steps away.
Andreev fails with the takedown.
Darkk unleashes a big counter combination but Andreev bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Darkk enables Andreev to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Darkk manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Darkk looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Andreev trying to control but Darkk is working from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Darkk tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Andreev trying to control the position from guard on top but Darkk is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Andreev stopping the sweep attempt from Darkk.
Andreev working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

Darkk working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Andreev doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Andreev manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Andreev lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Andreev postures up in Darkk's guard and throws a big left but Darkk blocks it.

Andreev avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Andreev's corner is telling him to maintain position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Darkk looking for a sweep. Not yet Darkk, not yet.
Darkk keeping moving, preventing Andreev from controlling successfully.
Andreev throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Darkk works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Darkk is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Andreev is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Darkk is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Andreev connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Darkk's hands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Darkk takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Darkk takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
A punch lands to the side of Darkk 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Andreev throws a series of punches but Darkk moves out of range.
Darkk throws out a counter right but Andreev avoids it with no problem.
Darkk misses with a low kick.
It looked like Andreev was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Darkk.
Andreev throws a right and a left that Darkk avoids nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Andreev shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Darkk defends it nicely.
Andreev lands with a nice combination. Darkk backs away looking to recover.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Darkk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexey Andreev clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Alexey Andreev's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Andreev misses with an uppercut
and Darkk counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Ebeneezer Darkk has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Darkk throws a body kick that misses
and Darkk takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Darkk feints and then cracks Andreev's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Andreev down.
Darkk blocks a jab.
Andreev throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Darkk replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Andreev blocks it well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Andreev wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Darkk throws a big shot that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Andreev shoots in for a takedown but Darkk shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Darkk scores with a body shot.
Darkk stuffs the takedown.
Andreev is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Darkk.
Darkk appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Jab by Andreev.
Darkk keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Andreev scores with a nice strike.
Andreev misses with a straight left.
A nice side step and Darkk releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Andreev is trying hard to land a takedown here. Darkk sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexey Andreev. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Darkk avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Darkk lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Andreev throws a shot from downtown. Darkk moves away and avoids it.
It seemed like Darkk was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

Andreev closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Darkk is trying to get back to full guard.
Darkk is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Darkk works his way to full guard. Good work.
Darkk is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Andreev slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Andreev trying to control the position but Darkk is working away.
Darkk has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.
Andreev working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.

Andreev is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Darkk is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Darkk tries to buck Andreev off but Andreev is having none of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Darkk is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Andreev off and has taken his back!
Andreev rolls, trying to escape but Darkk keeps control of the position.
Andreev covers up after taking a massive shot to the side of the head.
Darkk lands a punch to the side of the head from the back.
Darkk punishes Andreev with strikes from the back mount.
I really don't envy Andreev right now.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Darkk lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Andreev 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.
I really don't envy Andreev right now.
Darkk lands an elbow to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ebeneezer Darkk dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Alexey Andreev's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Andreev throws a jab when Darkk was well out of range.
Darkk looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Andreev thows a left - swing and a miss!
Darkk swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

Andreev is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Darkk's half guard.
Darkk manages to get to full guard.

Darkk looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Darkk utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Andreev got a little sloppy there for a moment and Darkk has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Andreev has managed to get both his arms back between Darkk's legs - danger averted.
Andreev showing good wrestling skills to control the position.

Darkk working for a triangle but Andreev defends it easily.
Andreev postures up and lands a big shot to Darkk's brow.

Darkk has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Andreev can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Andreev postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Andreev scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Andreev with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Andreev in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

Andreev thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Andreev distracts Darkk with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Andreev throws a big elbow that misses.
Darkk controls Andreev momentarily but Andreev frees himself.
Darkk is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Andreev wants to control from the top but Darkk keeps moving.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Darkk is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Darkk keeping moving, preventing Andreev from controlling successfully.

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

Darkk has his foot on Andreev's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Andreev works his way back into a safe position though.
Andreev trying to control but Darkk is working from the bottom.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Andreev misses with a takedown
and Darkk counters with a left to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Darkk thows a left - swing and a miss!
Andreev connects with a body shot.
Andreev is trying hard to land a takedown here. Darkk sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Darkk throws a counter combo.
Andreev throws a nice looking combination but Darkk bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Darkk is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Andreev with a body shot.
Andreev throws a predictable looking body shot
letting Darkk counter with a right hand.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Darkk throws a body kick that misses
and Andreev counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

And that's the end of the fight!
Alexey Andreev showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Andreev 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 Yukihiro Yamamoto scores the fight 48:47
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight 48:47
Judge Tatsuya Matsuyama scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Alexey Andreev!

Alexey Andreev retains his middleweight title!
Alexey Andreev seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: DUEL198     
Date:   Dec 08, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jesus Sanchez (ranked 733 p4p, 91 weight class) and Roy Batty (ranked 642 p4p, 81 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Sanchez might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Duele El Carazon. Batty has chosen I've seen things you people wouldn't believe... as his entrance music. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

180 cm
24
180 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
183 cm
32
175 lbs
14 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Jesus Sanchez!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Roy Batty!
The judges for this bout are Dean Styles, John Roberts and Steve Montenegro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Batty with a hook.
Sanchez lands a jab to the nose.
Sanchez scores with a body shot.
Sanchez tests Batty's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Sanchez swinging wildly here.
Batty misses with a straight right.
Nice defenses there by Batty.

Batty rushes Sanchez and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Sanchez tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.

Sanchez jumps guard.
Sanchez controls Batty momentarily but Batty frees himself.
Batty throwing strikes but missing.

Sanchez isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Batty stacks Sanchez on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Batty!
My spies in Brazilian Elite Team inform me that Batty has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sanchez is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sanchez takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Sanchez manages to get back to half guard.
Sanchez is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Batty's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Batty's back!
Batty is keeping busy.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Sanchez looking for the RNC.
Sanchez misses with punches from the back.
Batty tries to escape but Sanchez has the hooks in and won't let him break free.
Batty takes a big shot to the side of the head.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Sanchez looking for the RNC.
Sanchez loading up with punches from the back mount - how long can Batty hold on?
Sanchez lands with a nice looking elbow that stuns Batty.
Batty is really stuck here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Sanchez is working for the rear naked choke. He has one arm under the chin but Batty has hold of the other arm. A bit of a stalemate here.

Sanchez patiently working for the choke. Which fighter will keep their nerve here?
Batty rolls, trying to escape but Sanchez keeps control of the position.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Sanchez lands with a big left hand that may well have hurt his opponent. Can Batty hold on?!

Sanchez looking to break Batty's wrist control so he can sink in the choke. Batty remaining controlled and patient though - he really has to keep calm otherwise Sanchez will wrap this one up with the rear naked choke!
Batty looks to control his opponent's hands but he's not mananging it at the moment.
Sanchez controlling well, preventing Batty from escaping the position.
Batty is still trying to improve position.

Sanchez working for the choke.
Sanchez has the hooks in. Batty is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez lands a shot to the body.
Batty is really stuck here.
Watch the back of the head! Comes the shout from the referee towards Sanchez.

Sanchez is looking to finish the fight by rear naked choke. Batty knows exactly what he's got planned though, so he's defending well. Maybe a few strikes would soften Batty for a finish.

Sanchez is working really hard to secure the rear naked choke. Batty defends successfully for a significant amount of time. Both fighters are looking very determined.
Sanchez trying desperately to keep hold of the dominant position.
Batty tries to escape the position.
Sanchez lands with a big left hand that may well have hurt his opponent. Can Batty hold on?!

Sanchez is looking to finish the fight by rear naked choke. Batty knows exactly what he's got planned though, so he's defending well. Maybe a few strikes would soften Batty for a finish.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez softening up his opponent with strikes here.
Sanchez scores with some strikes to the side of the head there. Good, points scoring shots.

Sanchez is looking for the choke from the back position but Batty is controlling his hands well.
Sanchez scores with some strikes to the side of the head there. Good, points scoring shots.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Batty is staying cool under pressure, defending well against the rear naked choke attempt from his opponent.
Sanchez avoiding Batty 's attempts to control his hands.

Sanchez has got his arm under Batty's chin working for the choke… has he got it? It looks pretty tight! Oh! Batty has spun round into Sanchez's guard beautifully! Well done that man!
Batty postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Batty lands a body shot.
Batty tries to clinch
and Sanchez counters with a stiff right hand.
Sanchez just misses with a punch to the body.
That kick from Batty tenderised Sanchez's leg. Sanchez is trying to keep his angry face on.
Sanchez misses with a lunging right hand
and Batty connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Batty lands with a right hand.
Sanchez rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
enabling Batty to counter with a crisp jab.
Batty fails with an attempt to clinch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sanchez. Batty does a little dance to reset his feet.
Batty looks to throw a body kick
and Batty takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Sanchez avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

Batty moves into the clinch successfully.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sanchez.

Batty gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Batty throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Sanchez moves into full guard.
Sanchez looking to control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sanchez looking for a sweep. Not yet Sanchez, not yet.
Sanchez pulls Batty in close to his closed guard and prevents Batty from doing any damage or advancing position.
Batty is working Sanchez over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Batty wants to control from the top but Sanchez keeps moving.
Batty with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Batty is working Sanchez over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Batty passes Sanchez's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Sanchez is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at Fenrir MMA, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Batty has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Batty winds up and cracks Sanchez with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Sanchez wants to improve his position but Batty is controlling well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Batty is working for a submission of some sort.
Sanchez won't allow Batty to pass to mount.
Sanchez gets back to full guard.
Sanchez working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Batty.
Batty wants to pass the guard but Sanchez is keeping the position.
Batty wants to control from the top but Sanchez keeps moving.
Batty throws a big right hand that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez pulls Batty in close to prevent any damage.
Batty in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Roy Batty has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

Sanchez is looking for a triangle but Batty pushes his legs off easily.
Sanchez is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Batty can do to turn this around?
Batty scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Batty won't allow Sanchez to sweep him here.
Sanchez is working hard here to advance position.
Sanchez wants to control but Batty passes easily into half guard.
Batty wants to take a breather but Sanchez is having none of it.
Sanchez on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Sanchez avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Batty.
Sanchez slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Batty missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Batty trying to control the position from guard on top but Sanchez is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Batty stopping the sweep attempt from Sanchez.
Batty throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Sanchez works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Batty postures up.
Batty stopping the sweep attempt from Sanchez.
Sanchez not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Sanchez is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Batty works over Sanchez with some ground and pound from guard.
Jesus Sanchez overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Batty won't allow Sanchez to sweep him here.
Batty trying to control but Sanchez is working from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Roy Batty showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Batty wants to clinch up but Sanchez keeps it at a distance.
Batty uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Sanchez.
Batty looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Batty throws a leg kick which misses Sanchez's front leg but catches the back leg as Sanchez tries to avoid it.

Sanchez tries to keep at a distance but Batty has taken the fight into the clinch.
Batty cracks Sanchez with a nice body shot.
Sanchez blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Batty lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Sanchez backwards.
Batty cracks Sanchez with a nice body shot.
Batty working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Sanchez lands a shoulder strike.
Batty lands a body punch.
Batty lands a nice shot to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Batty.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Batty scores with a shot to the side of Sanchez's head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sanchez's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sanchez.
Sanchez misses with the head strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Batty swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Sanchez tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Batty.
Batty lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Sanchez backwards.
Batty is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Batty lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Batty lands a body punch in the clinch.
Batty throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Sanchezs head.
Batty lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Sanchez tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Batty lands a shoulder strike.
Sanchez doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Batty struggles to land a body shot inside as Sanchez controls his hands.
Batty lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Sanchez backwards.
Good body shot from Batty.
Sanchez lands a right hand that snaps the head of Batty backwards.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Batty working aggressively here.
Sanchez is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Batty is defending well.
Batty lands a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sanchez.
Sanchez blocks a body shot from Batty.
Batty tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Batty struggles to land a body shot inside as Sanchez controls his hands.
Batty misses with a punch to the body.
A nice left hand lands by Batty.
Sanchez swings wildly with an uppercut but Batty uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sanchez blocks a body shot from Batty.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Batty creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Sanchez misses with a punch on the inside.
Batty swings wildly with an uppercut but Sanchez uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sanchez throws a punch but it's blocked by Batty.
Batty lands with a light punch inside.
Sanchez blocking some punches.
A short right from Batty.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sanchez.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez throws a head punch that misses.
Batty on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Sanchez working aggressively here.
Roy Batty seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Batty digs a right hand into Sanchez's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Sanchez's gas tank.
Sanchez takes a shot to the head.
Batty blocking some punches.
Batty blocking some punches.
Batty tries to throw a body punch but Sanchez avoids it by throwing Batty back against the cage.
Sanchez misses with some punches.
Sanchez pushes Batty back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Batty can't find room to land a body shot as Sanchez controls the action.
A nice left hand lands by Batty.
Batty lands with a light punch inside.
Sanchez takes a shot to the head.
Batty wants a takedown.
Batty lands with a light punch inside.
Sanchez misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Batty.
Batty lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Batty softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Batty throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Sanchezs head.
Batty lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Batty has a couple of punches blocked by Sanchez.
Batty blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Batty scores with a shot to the side of Sanchez's head.
Sanchez swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Batty blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Batty scores with a nice short uppercut.
Sanchez working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A short right from Batty on the inside.
Sanchez works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Batty blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Sanchez struggles to land a body shot inside as Batty controls his hands.
Batty misses with a hook to the ribs.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Sanchez.
Sanchez misses with a body punch.
Sanchez works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Batty tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A right handed body shot lands from Batty.

And that's the end of the fight!
Roy Batty comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Batty 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 Dean Styles scores the fight 28:29
Judge John Roberts scores the fight 28:29
Judge Steve Montenegro scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Roy Batty!

Our winner, Roy Batty, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: Syfi 135     
Date:   Dec 02, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Yormomza Built (ranked 988 p4p, 153 weight class) and Bann Harrow (ranked 1352 p4p, 207 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?

193 cm
22
215 lbs
6 - 2 - 1
191 cm
23
213 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
BJJ Brown Belt
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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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 6 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Yormomza Built!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bann Harrow!
The judges for this bout are Skip Squint, Bruno Hogan and Francis DeMontford.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Built throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Harrow slips a jab from Built.
Built attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Harrow drops his hands momentarily and Built takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Harrow takes a shot right to the bread basket.
A decent looking cross lands there for Harrow.

It looks like Yormomza Built has been cut.
Built keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Harrow digs a good hook to Built's body.
A leg kick checked by Harrow.
Built attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Built throws a nice looking combination but Harrow bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Built looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Built throws a one two combo.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Built pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Harrow lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Built circles away quickly and effectively.
Built throws a solid leg kick but Harrow takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Built.
Built connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Harrow's hands.
Harrow slips under a jab.
Built scoring well with a low kick there.
Built throws a big shot that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Harrow throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
No joy there for Built, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Harrow is looking to clinch but Built is avoiding it.
Harrow uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Built.
Harrow misses with a looping left.
A looping hook to the body misses from Built. Harrow does a little dance to reset his feet.
Built scoring well with a low kick there.
Built throws a body punch but Harrow moves out of range.
Built throws a shot from downtown. Harrow moves away and avoids it.
Built lands with an uppercut that bounces Harrow off the cage and back into range.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Built.
Built keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yormomza Built seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Harrow pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Built throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Built thuds a left hand into Harrow's body.
Harrow throws a leg kick but Built sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Harrow uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Built.
Built throws a lazy uppercut
and Harrow counters with a stiff right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Built tries to land a leg kick but Harrow saw it coming and moves away.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Built throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Harrow fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Harrow moves out of range of the strikes.
Harrow tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Built was well out of range. Poor timing from Harrow.
Harrow throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A clash of legs there as Harrow blocks the low kick.
Both fighters circling a little - Built finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Built scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Built avoids a kick to the body.
Built takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Harrow is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Harrow misses with a right hand
and Built makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.

Harrow has managed to clinch.
Harrow struggles to land a body shot inside as Built controls his hands.
Harrow fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Built escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Harrow takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Harrow lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Built - that will leave a mark!
Harrow takes one to the side of the head.
Harrow uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Built.
Built connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Harrow tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Harrow moves out of range of the body kick.
An inside leg kick from Built misses.
Built uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Harrow.
Built throws a body kick that misses
and Harrow counters with a straight right hand.
Built ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Harrow moves away.
Built misses with an attempted mid kick.
Harrow raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Built catches Harrow with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Built throws a nice head kick!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Built just misses with a punch to the body.
Harrow chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Built can pounce on him.
Built bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Harrow's head.
Built comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Built uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Harrow.
Built slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Harrow looks to land a right hand but Built moved out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Built. Harrow does a little dance to reset his feet.
Built is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Built blocks a head kick by Harrow.
Harrow walks into a left hand.
Built looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Harrow ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Built moves away.
Built swings for the body but Harrow moves out of range.
And Harrow responds with a good body kick, but Built manages to step out the way in time.
Harrow misses with a head kick.
Built throws a quick counter kick to the body but Harrow avoids it.
Harrow tries to bum rush Built with a series of wild strikes but Built uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Harrow tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Built just misses with a punch to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Built misses with a two punch combination.
Built scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Built avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Built jabbing away but nothing is landing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Yormomza Built dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Yormomza Built's cut.
That's time! Built's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Harrow misses with a head kick.
Harrow takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Harrow displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Harrow slips under a jab from Built.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Harrow.
Harrow slips a straight right by Built.
Built cracks Harrow with a good jab.
Harrow tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Built is able to avoid easily.
Harrow connects with a high kick.
Harrow stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Built.
Yormomza Built is winning the standup battle so far.
Built misses with a hook.
Harrow pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Built blocks a low kick nicely.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Harrow throws a hook but Built avoids it easily.
Built was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Built tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Harrow is able to avoid easily.
Built throws a poor cross that misses
and Harrow counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Built slips a straight right by Harrow.
Built defending well as Harrow loads up on a big left hand.
Built appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Built lands with a cross.
Harrow plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Some bone on bone action there as Harrow checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Built takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Harrow misses with an uppercut.
Built tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Harrow is able to avoid easily.
Built takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Built with a jab.
Harrow tries a head kick but it misses.
Built with a jab.
A low kick from Built misses
letting Harrow counter with a right hand.
Harrow misses with a straight right.
Harrow throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Harrow's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Built connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Harrow scrambles back to his feet.
A nice inside leg kick there by Built. That's going to slow Harrow down.
Harrow tries a head kick but it misses.
Harrow uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Built.
Harrow misses with a looping right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Harrow takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Harrow gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Harrow takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Built.
Harrow staying out of range there.
Harrow throws out a counter right but Built avoids it with no problem.
Built throws a hook but Harrow avoids it easily.
Harrow sizes up Built with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Harrow lands a slapping body shot.
Built tries a head kick but it misses.
Harrow throws a nice looking combination but Built bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Built is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Harrow can do to turn this around?
Built shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Harrow eats them both and turns towards Built to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Built scores with a kick to the midsection.
Harrow uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Built lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Harrow slips under a jab from Built.
Harrow's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Sloppy strikes from Harrow. Those never looked like landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Built lands with a straight right. Harrow didn't see that one coming.
Built throws a solid leg kick but Harrow takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Built.
A telegraphed right hand from Built misses the target.
Built lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
A big right from Built misses.
Built moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Built just misses with a punch to the body.
Built fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Harrow on the side of the head.
Harrow's jab looks to have found its range, popping Built under the eye.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Built.
Built scores with a nice head shot.
Harrow looks to land a right hand but Built moved out of range.
Built cracks Harrow with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Built scores with a push kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Harrow scores with the left hand. Built knows he should have avoided that one.
Harrow slips a jab from Built.
Harrow ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Built throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Harrow sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Built misses with an uppercut.
Built blocks a head kick by Harrow.
Built misses with a looping right.
Harrow tries a head kick but it misses.
Built fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Harrow looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Built lands with a hook. Harrow tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Built lands a head shot.
Built misses with an uppercut.
Built misses with a straight right.
Built throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Built uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Harrow.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Built scores with a nice strike.
Harrow jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Harrow throws a shot from downtown. Built moves away and avoids it.
Built misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Yormomza Built dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Yormomza Built's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Built clobbers Harrow with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Bann Harrow has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Built thuds his right hand into Harrow's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Harrow fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Built manages to avoid it.
Harrow lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Built circles away quickly and effectively.
Harrow throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Harrow misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Built avoids the head kick by Harrow.
Harrow avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Built throws a push kick but Harrow slaps the foot to one side.
Built misses the jab.
Despite the aggression on Harrow's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Harrow pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Built thows a left - swing and a miss!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Built misses with a kick to the body.
Harrow has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Built thumps Harrow with a low kick.
Built keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Harrow.
Built connects with a leg kick. Harrow looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
The fighters circle momentarily. Built darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Built finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Harrow throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Built swings for the body but Harrow moves out of range.
Built keeps Harrow at a distance using the push kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Built, right into the meat.
Built throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Harrow uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Built.
Built misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Built scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A solid leg kick lands there for Built.
Built blocks a jab.
A thudding body kick lands there by Built!
Built connects with a single shot there.
Built misses with a jab, cross combination.
Built looks for the body kick but Harrow saw that one coming.
Built stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Built takes one to the chin there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
That kick from Built tenderised Harrow's leg. Harrow is trying to keep his angry face on.
Harrow uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Built.
Built lands the left hand.
Built connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Harrow works the jab nicely.
A big right from Built misses.
A punch lands to the side of Harrow 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Harrow tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Harrow throws a looping overhand right but Built ducks down to avoid it.
Built ducks under a wild hook from Harrow.
Built fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Harrow manages to avoid it.
Built keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Harrow takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Harrow moves in looking to clinch but Built pushes him off.
A solid leg kick lands there for Built.
Harrow throws a lazy right hand but Built sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Built wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Built staying out of range there.
Built checks a low kick from Harrow.
Harrow has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Harrow drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Nice uppercut there from Built.
Harrow has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Built.
Jab, jab by Built - just one landing.
Built cracks Harrow with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Built lands a jab to the head.
Harrow has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Built.
Built connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Harrow's hands.
Harrow throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Built.
Built half committed to a counter leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A telegraphed right hand from Harrow misses the target.
Harrow chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Built can pounce on him.
Built cracks Harrow with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Built lands with a nice body punch.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Built - that will leave a mark!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Built lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Harrow at a distance.
A punch lands to the side of Harrow 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Harrow has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Built finds it's way round the side to connect with Harrow's head.
Harrow takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
That kick from Harrow tenderised Built's leg. Built is trying to keep his angry face on.
Harrow takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Harrow jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Built throws a front kick that sends Harrow stumbling back into the cage.
Built lands a slapping body shot.
Harrow misses with a hook.
Built connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Built scoring well with a low kick there.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
An inside leg kick lands from Built.
Harrow on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Built avoids the head kick by Harrow.
Built connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Skip Squint scores the fight 30:27
Judge Bruno Hogan scores the fight 30:27
Judge Francis DeMontford scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Yormomza Built!
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Event: PFC 76 Alzheimer vs Jorma     
Date:   Dec 01, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Eugenio Antonio (ranked 450 p4p, 69 weight class) and Jaheim Reid (ranked 288 p4p, 44 weight class). Reid has chosen Sizzla - Taking Over as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

195 cm
30
195 lbs
16 - 7 - 0
191 cm
27
191 lbs
15 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Eugenio Antonio!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Jaheim Reid!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Shimada, Yuuki Gou and Tatsuya Matsuyama.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Antonio wants to clinch up but Reid keeps it at a distance.
Reid was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Antonio fails with an attempt to clinch.
Antonio moves out of range as Reid throws a body kick.
Reid connects with a body shot.
Reid swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Reid's coach down at Dr Hatsumi's Clinic was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Reid's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Reid keeps the fight on the outside.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Reid! But no joy.
Reid takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Antonio fails with an attempt to clinch.
Antonio backing away here, and Reid unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Antonio doesn't manage to clinch there - Reid circles away.
Reid ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Reid lands a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Antonio scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Antonio digs a good body shot into Reid's ribs.
Reid takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Reid wants to counter the offense by Antonio and move into the clinch position.
Good standup being displayed there by Antonio as he connects with a hook.

Antonio instigates a clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Antonio doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Reid lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
I was talking to Antonio's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Reid blocks an uppercut.
Antonio misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Antonio blocks a body shot from Reid.
Reid has a couple of punches blocked by Antonio.
Antonio blocks a body shot from Reid.
Reid working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A short left from Reid.
Reid lands a nice uppercut.
Nice body punch from Antonio - that landed with a thud.
Antonio throws a head punch that misses.
A short right from Reid on the inside.
Reid misses with a short punch on the inside.
Antonio working aggressively here.
Reid working aggressively here.
Antonio struggles to land a body shot inside as Reid controls his hands.
Antonio goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A right hook to the body lands for Antonio.
Reid lands on the inside with an uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Antonio blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Antonio misses with the head strike.
Antonio makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Reid stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Antonio blocks an uppercut.
Antonio takes a shot to the head.
Reid is working Antonio over against the cage.
Antonio throws a head punch that misses.
Antonio digs a right hand into Reid's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Reid's gas tank.
Reid swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Antonio digs a right hand into Reid's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Reid's gas tank.
Antonio lands a right hand that snaps the head of Reid backwards.
Antonio misses with a hook to the ribs.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Reid.
Antonio presses Reid against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Reid digs a right hand underneath Antonio's ribcage. Antonio let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Reid lands an uppercut.
Antonio lands a left hand.
Reid goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Reid doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Antonio blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Reid.
Reid misses with some punches.
A hook to the body from Antonio.
Antonio lands a body shot.
Antonio lands a body punch in the clinch.
Reid tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Antonio working aggressively here.
Antonio gets through Reid's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Antonio lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Reid.
Antonio lands a hook to the side of the head.
Reid misses with a hook to the ribs.
Reid's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Antonio misses with a hook from the clinch.
Reid misses with the head strike.
Antonio presses Reid against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Antonio swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Reid working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Antonio lands a hook to the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Reid misses with some punches.
Antonio tries to work over Reid's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Antonio.
Antonio misses with a hook to the ribs.
Reid throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Antonios head.
Antonio lands a nice shot to the body.
Antonio doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Reid prevents a body shot from Antonio.
Antonio lands with a right to the head.
Reid tries a body shot but Antonio blocks it.
Antonio lands a shoulder strike.
Antonio throws a head punch that misses.
Reid misses with the head strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Reid.
Reid tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Antonio blocks a body shot from Reid.
Reid fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Antonio misses with a hook from the clinch.
Reid blocks a body shot from Antonio.
A nice right hand lands inside from Reid.
Antonio doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Reid scores with a nice hook to the head.
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 Eugenio Antonio will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Reid walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Antonio misses with a body shot
and Reid counters with a leg kick.
Reid swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Antonio throws a big shot that misses.
Antonio misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Antonio takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

Antonio closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Reid.
Reid misses with a hook to the ribs.
Antonio misses with a punch on the inside.
Antonio misses with a body punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Reid misses with a short punch on the inside.
Antonio misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Antonio blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short right from Reid on the inside.
Reid tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Antonio.
Antonio blocks a body shot from Reid.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Antonio prevents a body shot from Reid.
Reid tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Reid tries to throw a body punch but Antonio avoids it by throwing Reid back against the cage.
Reid swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Reid tries to throw a body punch but Antonio avoids it by throwing Reid back against the cage.
Reid can't find room to land a body shot as Antonio controls the action.
Antonio lands with a short shot to the head.
Antonio lands a body shot.
Reid throws a head punch that misses.
Antonio misses with a hook from the clinch.
Antonio misses with a hook to the ribs.
Antonio misses with a punch on the inside.
Antonio lands with a left to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Antonio.
Reid fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Reid goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Antonio lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Antonio scores with a shot to the side of Reid's head.
Reid throws an elbow that misses.
Antonio misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reid working aggressively here.
Antonio misses with a hook to the ribs.
Reid lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Antonio.
A short left from Reid.
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!
Reid misses with the head strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Antonio.
Reid blocks an uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Antonio fails to land.
Antonio lands a hook to the side of the head.
Antonio lands a hook to the side of the head.
Reid blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Antonio lands a shoulder strike.
Antonio misses with a body punch.
Antonio misses with a punch on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Reid.
Antonio blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Reid tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Antonio misses with a hook from the clinch.
Reid misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Antonio.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Antonio misses with some punches.
Reid tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Antonio's elbow.
Antonio tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Antonio misses with a short punch on the inside.
Reid goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Antonio throws a head punch that misses.
Antonio misses with a punch on the inside.
A right handed body shot lands from Reid.
A right hook to the body lands for Reid.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Antonio as Reid tries to tie him up.
Reid swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Reid struggles to land a body shot inside as Antonio controls his hands.
Reid prevents a body shot from Antonio.
A head punch on the inside from Reid fails to land.
Antonio misses with a punch to the body.
Reid gets through Antonio's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Reid.
Reid doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Reid misses with a body punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Antonio blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Antonio misses with a body punch.
Antonio tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Reid's elbow.
Reid struggles to land a body shot inside as Antonio controls his hands.
Antonio lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Antonio digs a right hand into Reid's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Reid's gas tank.
Reid blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Antonio lands a body punch.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Antonio struggles to land a body shot inside as Reid controls his hands.
A right handed body shot lands from Reid.
Reid scores with a nice hook to the head.
Antonio prevents a body shot from Reid.
Reid tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Antonio's elbow.
Reid fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Antonio working aggressively here.
Reid blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Antonio blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Reid throws a punch but it's blocked by Antonio.
Reid tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Antonio's elbow.
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 Eugenio Antonio will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Antonio tries to clinch up.
That kick from Antonio tenderised Reid's leg. Reid is trying to keep his angry face on.
A swing and a miss from Reid.
Reid takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Antonio bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Reid's head.
Eugenio Antonio is winning the standup battle so far.
Antonio lets loose with a powerful body kick. Reid will feel that in the morning.
Reid cracks Antonio with a right hand to the side of the head.
Reid slips under a jab.
Reid wants to counter with a clinch but Antonio pushes him away.
Antonio throws a looping overhand right but Reid ducks down to avoid it.
Eugenio Antonio 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.
Reid tried to score with a low kick but Antonio checks it.
A swing and a miss from Antonio.

Antonio moves into the clinch.
Reid tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Antonio avoids it.
Antonio tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right from Antonio.
Antonio prevents a body shot from Reid.
A short uppercut from Reid.
Antonio digs a right hand underneath Reid's ribcage. Reid let out a lung full of air as it connected.
A body shot lands from Antonio.
Reid takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Antonio throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Reids head.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Antonio.
Antonio can't find room to land a body shot as Reid controls the action.
Antonio working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Antonio tries to work over Reid's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Antonio misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Antonio has a couple of punches blocked by Reid.
Antonio lands with a left to the head.
Antonio lands a nice uppercut.
Antonio throws a punch but it's blocked by Reid.
Antonio tries a body shot but Reid blocks it.
Reid can't find room to land a body shot as Antonio controls the action.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Antonio.
Reid blocks an uppercut.
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!
Antonio blocks a body shot from Reid.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Antonio prevents a body shot from Reid.
Antonio goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A body shot lands from Reid.
Jaheim Reid has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Antonio fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Reid tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Antonio's elbow.
Reid fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Reid misses with a punch to the body.
Antonio struggles to land a body shot inside as Reid controls his hands.
Antonio lands with a short shot to the head.
Reid goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Reid goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Reid blocks an uppercut.
Antonio throws a punch but it's blocked by Reid.
Antonio fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Reid misses with a hook to the ribs.
A nice left hand lands by Antonio.
Eugenio Antonio has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Reid lands a right hand.
Reid scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Antonio swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Antonio misses with a punch on the inside.
Reid misses with a hook from the clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Antonio creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Reid tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Reid tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Reid misses with a punch on the inside.
Reid lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A nice left hand lands by Reid.
Antonio throws a punch but it's blocked by Reid.
Reid goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Antonio misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Antonio misses with the head strike.
Antonio prevents a body shot from Reid.
Antonio swings wildly with an uppercut but Reid uses good head movement to avoid it.
Reid can't find room to land a body shot as Antonio controls the action.
Antonio lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A short uppercut from Reid.
Antonio lands a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Antonio lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Reid or not.
A short right from Antonio.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A short right from Antonio.
Reid lands with a light punch inside.
Reid scores with a hook to the body.
Reid throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Antonios head.
Antonio struggles to land a body shot inside as Reid controls his hands.
Reid misses with a punch to the body.
Antonio lands a shoulder strike.
Nice body punch from Antonio - that landed with a thud.
Antonio misses with a short punch on the inside.
Reid misses with a short punch on the inside.
Reid misses with some punches.
Reid's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Reid struggles to land a body shot inside as Antonio controls his hands.
Reid lands a left hand that snaps the head of Antonio backwards.
Reid tries to work over Antonio's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Reid lands a right hand that snaps the head of Antonio backwards.
Antonio tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Yukihiro Shimada scores the fight 29:28
Judge Yuuki Gou scores the fight 30:27
Judge Tatsuya Matsuyama scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Eugenio Antonio!

In defeat, Jaheim Reid stepped up to the mic, saying 'Bumboclaat!'.
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FIGHT
RATING
71%

 

Event: RFL-54     
Date:   Dec 01, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Denzel Crawford (ranked 2738 p4p, 353 weight class) and Tomo Jr (ranked 3070 p4p, 392 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

187 cm
19
190 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
180 cm
22
191 lbs
1 - 3 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent MT
Very quick
BJJ White Belt
Good low kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Denzel Crawford!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Tomo Jr!
The judges for this bout are Steve Montenegro, Columbo Gatti and Chad Campbell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Crawford avoids the body shot from Jr.
We've been hearing reports that Crawford has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Jr connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Crawford momentarily.

Crawford gets a clinch.
Jr blocks the elbow strike.
Crawford digs a right hand underneath Jr's ribcage. Jr let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Crawford lands with a light punch inside.
Crawford lands a body punch.
Jr is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Crawford goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Crawford tries to work over Jr's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Crawford creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Crawford.
Crawford misses with the head strike.
Crawford lands a left hand that snaps the head of Jr backwards.
Crawford working aggressively here.
Crawford keeps control of Jr as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Crawford works on Jr's body with a couple of short punches.
Jr wants to break free but Crawford has control.
Crawford lands a body shot.
Jr misses with a punch on the inside.
Crawford misses with some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jr tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Crawford's elbow.

Jr breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Jr thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jr ducks under a wild hook from Crawford.
Jr throws a body kick, spinning off balance
letting Crawford counter with a right hand.
That kick from Jr tenderised Crawford's leg. Crawford is trying to keep his angry face on.
Crawford misses with an uppercut.
Jr buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jr bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Nice uppercut lands for Jr. That snapped Crawford's head back.
Jr throws a nice outside leg kick.
Crawford takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Crawford tries to move into range but Jr moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Crawford throws out a loose jab but Jr uses good head movement to avoid it.
Crawford takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Crawford slips under a jab from Jr.
Jr misses with an uppercut
and Jr takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Crawford throws a lazy right hand but Jr sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Crawford misses with a left hand
and Jr counters with a left and a right that stings Crawford.
Jr staying out of range there.
Jr misses with an uppercut
enabling Crawford to counter with a crisp jab.
Jr with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Jr swings for the body but Crawford moves out of range.
Jr with a nice cross.
Jr bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jr throws a right hand that misses
and Crawford counters with a nice uppercut.
A slow jab from Jr misses its intended target.
Jr lands a leg kick that knocks Crawford off balance momentarily.
Jr throws a right hand that misses
and Crawford counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Crawford is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jr misses with a hook

and Crawford counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Crawford working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Crawford's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Crawford scoring with some ground and pound.
Jr is trying to control the position but Crawford postures up.
Crawford stopping the sweep attempt from Jr.
Crawford landing with the ground and pound.
Crawford with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Jr looking to control.
Crawford throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Crawford landing with the ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Crawford trying to control but Jr is working from the bottom.
Crawford postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Crawford working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Jr is trying to control the position but Crawford postures up.
Crawford missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Crawford lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jr wants to sweep but no luck.
Jr has momentary wrist control but Crawford slips an elbow through the middle.
Crawford lands a couple of elbows.
Crawford stopping the sweep attempt from Jr.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jr throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Crawford stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Crawford stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jr.
Jr just misses with a punch to the body.

Crawford closes the distance and pushes Jr back into the cage.
Jr wants to break free but Crawford has control.
Crawford 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.
Jr takes a shot to the head.
Crawford swings wildly with an uppercut but Jr uses good head movement to avoid it.
Crawford has Jr pressed against the cage, preventing Jr from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
A nice right hand lands inside from Crawford.
Crawford misses with the head strike.
Crawford is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Jr can do to turn this around?
Crawford scores with an uppercut up the middle.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Crawford misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch on the inside from Crawford fails to land.
Crawford keeps control of Jr as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Crawford working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Jr tries to break free but Crawford pushes him back against the cage.
Crawford is leaning against Jr and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Jr wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Jr pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Crawford misses with a looping right.
Crawford stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jr.
Jr feints and then cracks Crawford's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Crawford down.
Crawford connects with a good right hand that stumbles Jr. Jr circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Jr on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Jr on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Jr throws a right hand that misses
and Jr takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Jr lands a glancing blow to the side of Crawford's head.
Crawford tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Jr connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jr bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jr throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jr swings away with a leg kick that misses.
A swing and a miss from Crawford.
Jr feints a counter leg kick.
Crawford avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Crawford was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Jr throws a nice inside leg kick.
Jr with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Crawford to score with a decent uppercut.
Jr tries a low kick but Crawford avoids it.
Jr digs a good hook to Crawford's body.
Jr ducks under a wild hook from Crawford.
Jr scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Jr connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Crawford takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Crawford misses with a looping left.
Crawford looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Crawford 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 three minutes gone in the round.
Crawford misses with a right hand
and Jr counters with a straight right hand.
Crawford is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Crawford ducks right into an uppercut from Jr.
Crawford takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Jr fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Crawford on the side of the head.
Jr scores with a hook to the body. Crawford takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Jr misses with a body punch
and Jr takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Nice cross by Jr.
Jr with a jab.
Crawford jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Crawford throws out a loose jab but Jr uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jr misses the body punch
and Crawford counters with a nice uppercut.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jr. That's going to slow Crawford down.
Jr cracks a nice hook into Crawford's ribs.
Jr has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Crawford looks to land a right hand but Jr moved out of range.
Jr misses with a low kick as Crawford jumps back.
Crawford misses with a hook. Jr ducked under it nicely.
Crawford misses the jab.
A cross from Jr lands.
Jr rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Crawford counters with a straight right hand.
Jr throws a hook but Crawford avoids it easily.
Jr moves into range and connects with a jab.
Crawford avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A little feinted left hand from Crawford on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Jr throws a poor cross that misses
and Crawford counters with a lovely straight right hand!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Crawford walks into a stiff left hand from Jr.

Crawford clinches up against the cage.
Crawford keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Jr's efforts to push away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Tomo Jr will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Jr scores with a sloppy right hand. Crawford should have avoided that one.
Jr misses with a hook.
Jr fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Crawford on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Crawford avoids the body shot from Jr.
Crawford was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Crawford misses with a straight left.
Tomo Jr seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A right-left combo lands from Jr.
Crawford misses with a hook. Jr ducked under it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jr displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Crawford throws out the jab.
A big left from Crawford misses.
Nice defenses there by Jr.
Jr pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jr steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Crawford.
Crawford looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Crawford throws a hook but Jr blocks it.
Crawford tries to clinch up.
Jr scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Crawford doesn't seem bothered though.
Jr throws a quick inside leg kick.
Tomo Jr seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jr lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Crawford at a distance.
Crawford walks into a jab.
Jr throws a jab but it's blocked by Crawford.
Jr throws a leg kick that misses.
Jr throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Crawford sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jr fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Crawford on the side of the head.
Jr is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Crawford uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Jr has time to react.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jr lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Crawford at a distance.
Jr lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jr throws a jab when Crawford was well out of range.
Jr misses with a right hand
letting Crawford counter with a right hand.
Crawford defending well as Jr loads up on a big left hand.
Crawford throws a hook to the side of Jr's head but Jr sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Crawford takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

Crawford gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Crawford misses with the head strike.
Crawford working aggressively here.
Crawford tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Crawford fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Crawford tries to work over Jr's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Jr tries to circle away but Crawford has him pinned against the cage.
Jr wants to break free but Crawford has control.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Jr.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jr throws a head punch that misses.
Jr goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Nice body punch from Crawford - that landed with a thud.
Jr's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Jr wants to break free but Crawford has control.
Crawford misses with a short punch on the inside.
Jr is trying to push Crawford away but Crawford has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Crawford tries to land knees in the clinch but Jr avoids the damage to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Crawford fails to land.
Crawford tries to land knees in the clinch but Jr avoids the damage to the body.

Jr manages to break the clinch.
Crawford just misses with a punch to the body.
Crawford misses with a looping left.
Jr throws a poor cross that misses
letting Crawford counter with a right hand.
Crawford misses with a hook. Jr ducked under it nicely.
Jr throws an off balance right hand
and Crawford counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jr feints and then cracks Crawford's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Crawford down.
Jr takes one to the chin there.
Crawford misses with a straight right.

Crawford rushes Jr and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Jr breaks from the clinch.
Crawford tries to clinch there but Jr circles away.
Jr thumps Crawford with a low kick.
Jr stuns Crawford with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jr.
Jr scores with a jab to the head.
Jr gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Crawford counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Jr throws a quick inside leg kick.
Jr misses with a head kick.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Steve Montenegro scores the fight 29:28
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 28:29
Judge Chad Campbell scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Tomo Jr!
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