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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Apr 18, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between DJ Skeet (ranked 2846 p4p, 0 weight class) and Mamadou Sakho (ranked 5195 p4p, 585 weight class). Mamadou Sakho has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

195 cm
28
215 lbs
11 - 12 - 0
190 cm
22
218 lbs
7 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Purple Belt
World class MT
Solid chin

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IniTech Nutrition



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 11 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, DJ Skeet!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Mamadou Sakho!
The judges for this bout are Lou da Vinci, Russell Pearce and Franklyn Lucas.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Skeet connects with a single shot there.
Sakho throws a sloppy head kick and Skeet moves out of range easily.
Skeet connects with a right hand. Sakho shakes it off.
Skeet throws a nice outside leg kick.
Skeet scores with the left hand. Sakho knows he should have avoided that one.
Sakho throws a body shot but no joy.
Skeet throwing a counter right hand but Sakho manages to avoid it.
Skeet circles away from the clinch attempt.
Skeet avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Skeet scores with a nice right hand.
Skeet blocks a head kick by Sakho.
Skeet tried to counter with a leg kick but Sakho avoided it.
Sakho misses with a body kick.
Skeet feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Sakhos jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Sakho sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sakho takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Skeet slips a straight right by Sakho.
Skeet cracks a nice hook into Sakho's ribs.
Sakho looks winded!
Sakho throws a low kick but Skeet avoids it.

Skeet cracks Sakho with a big right hand and Sakho goes down!

Sakho is rocked!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sakho trying to keep a closed guard but Skeet is proving a slippery customer.

Sakho looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Skeet forces his way into half guard.
Skeet is controlling the pace.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Skeet is looking to advance position but Sakho won't allow it.

Skeet decides to stand up and try his luck on the feet.
Skeet bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Sakho's head backwards.
Sakho takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Sakho looks to land a body kick but Skeet moved away.
Sakho takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

Skeet lands a big shot that drops Sakho! Can he finish him?
Sakho is still in real trouble! Can Skeet finish him?
Skeet advances to half guard.
Skeet scores with a big shot! Sakho's head bounced off the canvas with a huge thud! More strikes land and the referee has jumped in to save Sakho! He was hurt real bad - good stoppage!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). DJ Skeet!
A very excited looking DJ Skeet made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
63%

 

Event: GC 205     
Date:   Apr 18, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lu Wai Ping (ranked 3183 p4p, 363 weight class) and Lin Shui (ranked 3717 p4p, 411 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.

174 cm
30
157 lbs
9 - 11 - 0
165 cm
28
149 lbs
7 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Pit Bull Development

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lu Wai Ping!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Lin Shui!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, Daniel Franklin and Frank Dennis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Shui avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Wai Ping has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Good exchange - Wai Ping coming out on top.
Wai Ping lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Wai Ping.
Wai Ping throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Shui has a takedown stuffed.
Shui swings away with a body shot that misses
and Wai Ping counters with an outside leg kick.
Wai Ping throws a leg kick

and Shui counters with a nice double leg into side control. Wai Ping won't be happy with that.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Wai Ping can't do much from the bottom here.
Shui tries to advance to mount but can't.
Shui misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Shui cracks Wai Ping with an elbow. That is naaassty.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shui tries to move to mount but Wai Ping blocks the move with his legs.
Shui landing strikes.
A lull in the action here.

Shui goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Wai Ping rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Shui's guard! Nice work there by Wai Ping!
Wai Ping is stalling in the full guard.
Wai Ping trying to control the position from guard on top but Shui is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

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

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

Wai Ping avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Shui working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Shui is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Wai Ping avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Shui won't allow Wai Ping to sweep him here.
Shui trying to control but Wai Ping is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shui being controlled here momentarily.
Shui postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

Wai Ping working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Shui doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Shui manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Shui advances to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Wai Ping keeps control of the position for the meantime.
Shui wants to lay and pray for a moment but Wai Ping keeps working.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Wai Ping wants to control but Shui is keeping busy.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Shui wants to take a breather but Wai Ping is having none of it.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Wai Ping tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Shui was well out of range. Poor timing from Wai Ping.
Shui with a poor takedown
and Wai Ping counters with a left to the body.
Shui takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Shui's coach down at Hunter MMA was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Shui's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Shui throws a combination that misses
letting Wai Ping counter with a right hand.
Shui bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Shui tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Wai Ping paws at him with a jab and circles away.
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 Lu Wai Ping will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Shui misses the jab.
Wai Ping with a lazy takedown attempt
and Shui counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Wai Ping throws a right and a left that Shui avoids nicely.
Shui throws an off balance right hand
and Wai Ping counters with a nice uppercut.
Wai Ping throws out a loose jab but Shui uses good head movement to avoid it.
Shui with the counter takedown but Wai Ping avoids it easily.
Wai Ping checks a leg kick.
Wai Ping throws a body kick that misses.
Shui fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Wai Ping manages to avoid it.
Wai Ping changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Shui throws a jab when Wai Ping was well out of range.
Wai Ping shoots in for a takedown but Shui shows good takedown defense.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Shui slips a straight right by Wai Ping.
Shui scores with a jab. Wai Ping acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Shui walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Shui looks to score with a jab to the body but Wai Ping is just out of range.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Shui throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A quick step to the side and Wai Ping tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Shui throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Wai Ping changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Wai Ping just misses with a punch to the body.
Shui with a nice cross.
Wai Ping works the jab nicely.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Wai Ping is defended easily by Shui.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Lu Wai Ping. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Wai Ping avoids the body shot from Shui.
A big right from Wai Ping misses.
Shui feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Wai Pings jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Nice body punch from Wai Ping.
Wai Ping swats away the attempt to clinch by Shui.
Shui lands a lovely overhand right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Shui cracks Wai Ping with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Wai Ping motions for Shui to come forward. Wai Ping throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Shui tries to clinch but Wai Ping is having none of it.
Wai Ping half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.

Shui drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Wai Ping looking to hit a scissor sweep but Shui is one step ahead there.
Wai Ping wants to hit a switch here but Shui passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Wai Ping there!
Shui controlling from the full mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wai Ping can't escape the position.
Shui takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Wai Ping regains half guard.
Shui perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Shui drops an elbow to the side of Wai Ping's head.
Lin Shui has got the better of the ground game so far.
Shui throwing shots but Wai Ping is blocking nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Wai Ping is doing well to control the position and prevent Shui from advancing to side control.
Wai Ping is looking for a sweep. Shui is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Shui missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Shui is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Shui has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Wai Ping tries to roll over but Shui keeps him under control.
Nice strikes from Shui there.
Shui missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Shui throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Wai Ping tries to roll over but Shui keeps him under control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Shui takes a shot right to the bread basket.

Wai Ping gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Wai Ping lands a hook to the side of the head.
Shui fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Wai Ping goes for a takedown attempt but Shui pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Shui thows a leg kick but Wai Ping checks it

and Wai Ping counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Wai Ping working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Shui's thigh. Shui counters though and makes it back to full guard.
Wai Ping tries to free his leg and advance position but Shui is retaining full guard.
Shui looking to control.

Shui has his foot on Wai Ping's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Wai Ping works his way back into a safe position though.
Wai Ping wants to pass the guard but Shui is keeping the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shui is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Wai Ping trying to control the position from guard on top but Shui is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Wai Ping is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Wai Ping preventing the sweep.
Shui keeping full guard, as Wai Ping tries to pass.
Shui keeping moving, preventing Wai Ping from controlling successfully.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

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.
Wai Ping tries to clinch

and Shui counters with a takedown into side control.
Wai Ping manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Wai Ping wants to control but Shui is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Wai Ping tries to roll over but Shui keeps him under control.
Wai Ping has hold of Shui's hands but Shui slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Shui drops an elbow to the side of Wai Ping's head.
Shui looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Shui working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Wai Ping's thigh. Wai Ping counters though and makes it back to full guard.
Shui throws a big elbow that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shui 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.
Wai Ping trying to keep a closed guard but Shui is proving a slippery customer.
Shui landing some decent shots from guard.
Shui trying to control but Wai Ping is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Shui scores with the left hand. Wai Ping knows he should have avoided that one.
Lu Wai Ping is winning the standup battle so far.
Wai Ping misses with a hook.
Shui misses with an uppercut.
Shui throws a body shot but no joy.
Lu Wai Ping has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

Wai Ping has Shui up against the cage in a clinch.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Wai Ping is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Shui gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Wai Ping with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Shui. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
The referee calls for Shui to work.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.

Judge Robert Twigg scores the fight for Lin Shui!
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight for Lin Shui!
Judge Frank Dennis scores the fight for Lin Shui!

Lin Shui wins by unanimous decision!
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
40%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Apr 16, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cam Miller (ranked 25363 p4p, 0 weight class) and DJ Skeet (ranked 3391 p4p, 0 weight class). Cam Miller had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

185 cm
18
215 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
195 cm
28
215 lbs
10 - 12 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Experienced
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Cam Miller!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, DJ Skeet!
The judges for this bout are Jorge Garcia, David Schapiro and John Kavanagh.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Miller takes one to the side of the head.

It looks like Cam Miller has been cut.
Miller tries for a takedown but Skeet circles away easily
and Skeet counters with a straight right hand.
Skeet drops Miller with a big left hand! Miller is injured, injured bad! Skeet jumps in and finished him with strikes! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:13 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). DJ Skeet!
A very excited looking DJ Skeet made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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G S C
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: GAMMA#703 Bubba v Bryant 4     
Date:   Apr 14, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Doctor Doolittle (ranked 383 p4p, 60 weight class) and Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 519 p4p, 78 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

194 cm
41
222 lbs
42 - 24 - 0
186 cm
31
212 lbs
19 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

KOMBAT KLOTHING

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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 42 wins, 24 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Doctor Doolittle!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Richard Clark and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Doolittle throws out the jab.
Doolittle looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Doolittle looks to land a body kick but Ericsson moved away.
Ericsson misses with a straight right.
Ericsson misses with a straight left.
Doolittle steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ericsson.
Doolittle jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Doolittle looks to score with a jab to the body but Ericsson is just out of range.
Ericsson tries a head kick but it misses.
Good shot there by Doolittle.
Doolittle tries to move into range but Ericsson moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Ericsson shoots for a double leg takedown but Doolittle sprawls well. He's pushed Ericsson's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Ericsson takes one to the side of the head.
Doolittle fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Ericsson.
A low kick from Ericsson misses
and Doolittle cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ericsson slips a straight right by Doolittle.
Ericsson staying out of range there.
Ericsson only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Doctor Doolittle seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Doolittle throws a lazy right hand but Ericsson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ericsson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Doolittle throws an off balance right hand
and Ericsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ericsson punishes Doolittle's body with a nice straight punch.
Ericsson throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Doolittle counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Ericsson looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Ericsson seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Ericsson throws a strike but Doolittle avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Ericsson is working Doolittle over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Ericsson stays in close to Doolittle's body and controls the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ericsson 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.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ericsson trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Doolittle keeping full guard, as Ericsson tries to pass.
Ericsson missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Ericsson showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Doolittle preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Doolittle pulls Ericsson in close to prevent any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Doolittle can't keep his opponent in guard - Ericsson advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Ericsson keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Ericsson working over Doolittle with some ground and pound. Doolittle looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Ericsson thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Ericsson working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Doolittle is trying to control but can't.
Ericsson is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Ericsson landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Ericsson trying to control from half guard but Doolittle is working away.
Doolittle is trying to get back to full guard.
Ericsson scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Doolittle avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Ericsson.
Ericsson thows a huge punch but Doolittle dodges it nicely.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Ericsson seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Doolittle does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Ericsson missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Ericsson landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ludvig Ericsson 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.


Ericsson lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Ludvig Ericsson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Doolittle connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Ericsson tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Doolittle lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Horrible takedown attempt by Ericsson or perhaps it was just good defense by Doolittle, which made it look bad.
A nice inside leg kick there by Doolittle. That's going to slow Ericsson down.
A swing and a miss from Ericsson.
Doolittle thumps Ericsson with a low kick.
A big left from Doolittle misses.
And Ericsson tries to counter it with a takedown but Doolittle pushes his down on his head and steps out.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson wants to slow Doolittle down by chopping away at his legs.
Doolittle throws a body shot but no joy.
Ericsson throws a sloppy head kick and Doolittle moves out of range easily.
Ericsson is trying hard to land a takedown here. Doolittle sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Doolittle getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson gets off balance looking for a body kick
enabling Doolittle to counter with a crisp jab.
Ericsson throws a sloppy head kick and Doolittle moves out of range easily.
Ericsson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Doolittle finds it's way round the side to connect with Ericsson's head.
Ericsson misses with a hook
and Doolittle counters with a left to the body.
Doctor Doolittle is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Ericsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Doolittle was well out of range. Poor timing from Ericsson.
Doolittle takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Doolittle jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ericsson feints the counter takedown.
Doolittle throws a chopping leg kick but Ericsson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Doolittle loads up on a big right hand but Ericsson slips the punch.
Ericsson throws a leg kick
letting Doolittle counter with a right hand.
Doolittle jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ericsson misses with a wild body shot.
Doolittle misses with a body shot.
Ericsson scores with a punch to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson blocks a head kick by Doolittle.
A solid body kick from Doolittle.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Doolittle throws a leg kick but Ericsson sees it coming and moves out of range.
Doolittle swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Ericsson.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Doolittle enables Ericsson to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Doolittle manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Ericsson working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Ericsson throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Doolittle works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Doolittle 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.
Ericsson forces his way into half guard.
Ericsson slows the pace down in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Ericsson lands a nice short elbow.
Ericsson trying to control the action but Doolittle is working from the bottom.
Ericsson thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Doolittle's head.
Ericsson throwing shots but Doolittle is blocking nicely.
Ericsson throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Doolittle to regain full guard.
Doolittle controlling Ericsson's posture.
Ericsson wants to pass the guard but Doolittle is keeping the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Ericsson controls from within his opponent's guard.
Ericsson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Doolittle is keeping the position for now.
Ericsson showing good wrestling skills to control the position.

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

Doctor Doolittle 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. And we move into the final round!


Ericsson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Doolittle.
Ericsson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Doolittle.
Ericsson scores with a leg kick.
Ericsson throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Doolittle is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Ericsson throws a hook to the side of Doolittle's head but Doolittle sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Ericsson takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Doolittle ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Doolittle bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Ericsson's head backwards.
Ericsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Ericsson's jab looks to have found its range, popping Doolittle under the eye.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Doolittle bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Doolittle connects with the punch.
Doolittle throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Ericsson counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.

Doolittle makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson cracks Doolittle with an open hand slap.
Ericsson moves out of range as Doolittle throws a body kick.
And Ericsson tries to counter it with a takedown but Doolittle pushes his down on his head and steps out.

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

Doolittle manages to escape and get back to his feet!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Doolittle lands the left hand.
Ericsson moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Doolittle jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ericsson throws an overhand right that lands on Doolittle's shoulder, as Doolittle tries to avoid the shot.
Doolittle tried to score with a low kick but Ericsson checks it.

Ericsson closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Doolittle can't do much from the bottom here.
Doolittle is not content to let Ericsson control the position.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Ericsson working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Ludvig Ericsson has got the better of the ground game so far.
Ericsson is working Doolittle over with some ground and pound from side control.
Ericsson in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.
Ericsson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Doolittle keeps working.
Ericsson cracks Doolittle with a big elbow.
Ericsson misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
The strikes coming from Ericsson are missing the target in this wave of attacks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Ericsson is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
Ericsson working the ground and pound.
Ericsson lands a decent elbow from side control.
The referee asks Ericsson politely if he wouldn't mind getting on with it and actually doing something. Ericsson prefers to stall for the moment though.
Ericsson creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Doolittle sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Ericsson throws a strike aimed at the side of Doolittle's head but Doolittle avoids it well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson wants to control but Doolittle is keeping him busy.
Doolittle managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Ericsson.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Ericsson lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Doolittle down.
Ericsson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Doolittle keeps working.
Ericsson controlling from side mount.
Ericsson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Doolittle keeps working.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Ericsson takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ludvig Ericsson comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Ericsson has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ludvig Ericsson!
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RATING
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Event: MMAHelsinki - 174     
Date:   Apr 14, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Nevsky (ranked 1149 p4p, 147 weight class) and Gabriel Zackrisson (ranked 728 p4p, 84 weight class). Nevsky comes to the cage accompanied by Red Army Choir - Katusha. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

179 cm
26
166 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
175 cm
30
159 lbs
18 - 7 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Alexander Nevsky!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Gabriel Zackrisson!
The judges for this bout are Arvi Lind, Roosa Järviläinen and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Zackrisson fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Nevsky on the side of the head.
Nevsky throws a head kick that misses
and Zackrisson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Nevsky doesn't manage to clinch there - Zackrisson circles away.
Zackrisson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Nevsky tried to score with a low kick but Zackrisson checks it.
Nevsky feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Zackrisson's calf.
Zackrisson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Nevsky.
Zackrisson throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Nevsky connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Zackrisson scores with a hook to the body. Nevsky takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Zackrisson misses with a jab, cross combination.
Zackrisson throws a big shot that misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Nevsky misses the target.
Zackrisson walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Nevsky checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Zackrisson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nevsky cracks Zackrisson with a right hand to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Zackrisson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Nevsky.
Nevsky misses with a straight right.
Nevsky moves away from the strike by Zackrisson.
Zackrisson misses the jab.
Nevsky looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Nevsky throws the left hand but Zackrisson avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Nevsky has managed to clinch.
Nevsky using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Zackrisson has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Zackrisson working hard to break the clinch.
Nevsky scores with a shoulder strike.
Nevsky working aggressively here.

Zackrisson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A chopping leg kick lands by Zackrisson.
Nevsky scores with a jab.
Nevsky looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Nevsky thumps Zackrisson with a low kick.
Zackrisson just misses with a punch to the body.
Zackrisson avoids the body shot from Nevsky.
Nevsky tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Zackrisson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
It seemed like Zackrisson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Nevsky stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson throws a big shot that misses.
Nevsky tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Zackrisson was well out of range. Poor timing from Nevsky.
Good leg kick by Zackrisson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Zackrisson staying out of range there.
Zackrisson takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Zackrisson ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Zackrisson misses the jab.
Nevsky is looking to clinch but Zackrisson is avoiding it.
Nevsky buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Zackrisson throws a leg kick but Nevsky sees it coming and moves out of range.
Nevsky ducks under a wild hook from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson connects with a solid leg kick.
Nevsky misses with a few strikes there.
Nevsky chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Zackrisson can pounce on him.
Nevsky takes a jab right on the kisser.
A punch lands to the side of Zackrisson 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Zackrisson misses with a hook
and Nevsky makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
The fighters circle momentarily. Nevsky darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Nevsky throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Nevsky keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Zackrisson takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Nevsky moves away from the strike by Zackrisson.
Nevsky tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Zackrisson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Zackrisson throws a low kick, looking for Nevsky's leg but Nevsky calmly moves out of range.
Zackrisson throws a body punch but Nevsky moves out of range.
Zackrisson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Zackrisson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Nevsky moves away.
Zackrisson misses with a lunging right hand
and Nevsky counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Nevsky misses with a low kick.
Zackrisson throws a shot to the body.
Nevsky tries to clinch there but Zackrisson circles away.
Zackrisson connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Nevsky fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Zackrisson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Nevsky falls off balance throwing a combination
letting Zackrisson counter with a right hand.
Zackrisson drops his hands momentarily and Nevsky takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Zackrisson digs a good body shot into Nevsky's ribs.
Zackrisson tries a low kick but Nevsky avoids it.
Zackrisson finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Nevsky avoids the body shot from Zackrisson.
Nevsky throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Zackrisson throws a low kick but Nevsky moves out of range easily.
Nevsky throws a low kick, looking for Zackrisson's leg but Zackrisson calmly moves out of range.
Nevsky looks to land a combination but Zackrisson avoids it well.
Zackrisson throws a body shot but no joy.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Nevsky throws a head punch that misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nevsky scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Nevsky with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Nevsky misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson avoiding damage as Nevsky throws knees to the body.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Nevsky.
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 Alexander Nevsky will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Nevsky throws a leg kick that is checked
and Zackrisson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gabriel Zackrisson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Nevsky on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Zackrisson. Zackrisson obviously looking to wear him down.
Nevsky tries to close the distance and clinch up but Zackrisson swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Nevsky, right into the meat.
Nevsky wants to clinch.
Zackrisson appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Zackrisson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Nevsky.
Zackrisson bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Nevsky's head backwards.
Nevsky takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Nevsky misses with a low kick.
A little jabbing left from Zackrisson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Nevsky is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Nevsky checks a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nevsky with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Zackrisson to score with a decent uppercut.
A telegraphed right hand from Zackrisson misses the target.
Nevsky slips under a jab from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson lands a jab to the nose.
Zackrisson misses with a wild body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nevsky checks a leg kick.
Zackrisson misses with a looping left.
Zackrisson lands a slapping body shot.
A jab from Nevsky misses.
Zackrisson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Zackrisson fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Nevsky on the side of the head.
Nevsky waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Zackrisson.
Zackrisson is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Zackrisson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nevsky throws a lazy uppercut
and Zackrisson counters with a straight right hand.
A slow jab from Zackrisson misses its intended target.
Zackrisson throws a hook but Nevsky blocks it.
Zackrisson moves out of range of the leg kick from Nevsky.
Nevsky connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Zackrisson takes a swing at Nevsky's ribcage but misses.
Nevsky throws a poor cross that misses
and Zackrisson counters with a stiff right hand.
Nevsky is looking to clinch but Zackrisson is avoiding it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nevsky uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Zackrisson.
Nevsky is looking to clinch but Zackrisson is avoiding it.
Nevsky keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Zackrisson.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Zackrisson slips a jab and a cross from Nevsky.
Zackrisson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Nevsky.
Nevsky throws a poor cross that misses
and Zackrisson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Nevsky slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Zackrisson throws a leg kick but Nevsky moved away.
Nevsky tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Zackrisson paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Zackrisson jabs Nevsky right on the nose. Nevsky blinks but takes it well.
Zackrisson slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Zackrisson misses with a wild body shot.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Zackrisson, right into the meat.
The fight stays on the outside here - Nevsky looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Zackrisson takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Nevsky moves into the clinch.

Zackrisson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Zackrisson checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Zackrisson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Nevsky scores with a sloppy right hand. Zackrisson should have avoided that one.
Zackrisson throws a head kick that misses
enabling Nevsky to counter with a crisp jab.
Zackrisson lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Nevsky slips a jab from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson looks for the body kick but Nevsky saw that one coming.
Zackrisson darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Zackrisson thuds a left hand into Nevsky's body.
Zackrisson throws a looping overhand right but Nevsky ducks down to avoid it.
Nevsky wants to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nevsky tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Zackrisson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Nevsky lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Zackrisson 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 Nevsky has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Nevsky and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Nevsky throwing a counter right hand but Zackrisson manages to avoid it.
Nevsky throws a leg kick
and Zackrisson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Nevsky bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
The fighters circling - Nevsky throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Zackrisson only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Zackrisson swats away the attempt to clinch by Nevsky.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Zackrisson! But no joy.
A big right from Zackrisson misses.
Nice uppercut lands for Nevsky. That snapped Zackrisson's head back.
A bone on bone clash there as Nevsky blocks the leg kick.
Zackrisson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Nevsky. Nevsky circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Zackrisson misses with a body punch
and Nevsky connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Zackrisson dips to his left and cracks Nevsky with an uppercut!
Zackrisson ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Nevsky is looking to clinch but Zackrisson is avoiding it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gabriel Zackrisson showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Nevsky with a hook.
Nevsky throws a big shot that misses.
Nevsky looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
A low kick from Zackrisson misses
and Nevsky connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Nevsky throws a hook but Zackrisson blocks it.
Nevsky uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Zackrisson.
A big right from Zackrisson misses.
Zackrisson gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Nevsky.
Nevsky wants to clinch up but Zackrisson keeps it at a distance.
Zackrisson misses with a left hand
and Nevsky counters with a leg kick.
Zackrisson walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

Nevsky takes the fight into the clinch.
A right handed body shot lands from Zackrisson.
Nevsky connects with a knee to the head.

Zackrisson is rocked!

It looks like Gabriel Zackrisson has been cut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Zackrisson prevents a body shot from Nevsky.
Zackrisson is still on wobbly legs! Can Nevsky finish him?
Zackrisson takes a shot to the head.
Zackrisson landing knees to the body.
Zackrisson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Nevsky's elbow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nevsky throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Zackrisson blocks it with crossed arms.
Zackrisson seems to have recovered his senses.
Zackrisson blocking some punches.
Zackrisson blocks an uppercut.
Zackrisson lands a left hand that snaps the head of Nevsky backwards.
A nice left hand lands by Zackrisson.
Zackrisson lands a left hand.
A short uppercut from Nevsky.
Zackrisson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Nevsky lands a shoulder strike.
Zackrisson misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Nevsky.
Zackrisson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Nevsky presses Zackrisson against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Zackrisson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Nevsky swings wildly with an uppercut but Zackrisson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Nevsky with an attempt at a knee that misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Zackrisson.
Zackrisson wants to break the clinch but can't.
Zackrisson lands a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nevsky tries to land knees in the clinch but Zackrisson avoids the damage to the body.
Still in the clinch, Nevsky scores with a nice short uppercut.

Zackrisson manages to break the clinch.
Nevsky takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Zackrisson lands a body shot.
Zackrisson with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Nice defenses there by Nevsky.
Zackrisson connects with an inside leg kick.
Zackrisson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Nice body punch from Zackrisson.
Nevsky moves to clinch but Zackrisson breaks away
and Zackrisson counters with a thumping low kick.
Nice defenses there by Zackrisson.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Zackrisson! But no joy.
Zackrisson scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Nevsky doesn't seem bothered though.
Nevsky ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Zackrisson moves away.
Zackrisson throws out a counter right but Nevsky avoids it with no problem.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Zackrisson connects with an inside leg kick.
Nevsky misses with a looping right.
Nevsky misses with a straight right.
Nevsky checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Nevsky misses with a body punch
and Nevsky takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Zackrisson throws a nice looking combination but Nevsky bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
The fighters circle momentarily. Zackrisson darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
A jab from Zackrisson misses.
Zackrisson scores with a jab to the head.
Nevsky tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Zackrisson paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Nevsky throws a leg kick that is checked
and Zackrisson counters with a stiff right hand.
Zackrisson misses with a left hand
and Nevsky counters with a stiff right hand.
Nevsky attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Zackrisson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Nevsky.
Nevsky fails in his attempt to clinch.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Zackrisson! But no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nevsky avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Nevsky throwing a counter right hand but Zackrisson manages to avoid it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Zackrisson scoring well with a low kick there.
Nevsky tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Zackrisson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
A low kick from Zackrisson misses
and Nevsky counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Zackrisson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Nevsky keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Good work by Zackrisson as he checks the leg kick.
Zackrisson lands with a good body shot.
Zackrisson throws a leg kick
and Nevsky counters with a stiff right hand.
Some wild striking there from Nevsky.
Zackrisson now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
The crowd cheers as Zackrisson lands an impressive looking overhand right. Nevsky doesn't seem phased though.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Zackrisson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Nevsky. Nevsky circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Nevsky throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Zackrisson on the side of the head.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Gabriel Zackrisson.
I think Zackrisson 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 Arvi Lind scores the fight 28:29
Judge Roosa Järviläinen scores the fight 27:30
Judge Marco Blurström scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Gabriel Zackrisson!
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
78%

 

Event: CEC 580     
Date:   Apr 08, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Gustaf Stenbeck (ranked 1196 p4p, 157 weight class) and Raoul De Muerta (ranked 1286 p4p, 166 weight class). De Muerta has chosen The Crystal Method as his entrance music. Raoul De Muerta told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

180 cm
31
192 lbs
16 - 6 - 0
188 cm
36
190 lbs
25 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Heavy handed

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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, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Gustaf Stenbeck!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Raoul De Muerta!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Stenbeck misses with an uppercut.
Stenbeck moves out of range of the leg kick from De Muerta.
Stenbeck throws a hook but De Muerta blocks it.
Stenbeck lands with a slapping head kick.
Stenbeck smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Stenbeck misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting De Muerta counter with a right hand.
Stenbeck misses with a hook to the body
and De Muerta counters with a leg kick.
Stenbeck with a hook.
De Muerta digs a good hook to Stenbeck's body.
Stenbeck checks a low kick from De Muerta.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Stenbeck, right into the meat.
Stenbeck is looking to slow De Muerta down with leg kicks.
This has been an exciting period of action!
De Muerta misses the jab.
Stenbeck connects with an inside leg kick.
Stenbeck chopping away at his opponent's legs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stenbeck defending well as De Muerta loads up on a big left hand.
Stenbeck fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but De Muerta is out of range.
De Muerta throws a leg kick
and Stenbeck counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
De Muerta steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Stenbeck.
De Muerta throws a low kick, looking for Stenbeck's leg but Stenbeck calmly moves out of range.
A big right from De Muerta misses.
Stenbeck has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from De Muerta.
De Muerta lands with a thumping leg kick.
Stenbeck scores with a punch to the head.
Stenbeck misses with a low kick.
De Muerta connects with a solid leg kick.
A jab from Stenbeck misses.
De Muerta misses with a looping left.
A good leg kick by De Muerta.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stenbeck misses with a hook. De Muerta ducked under it nicely.
De Muerta throws out a counter right but Stenbeck avoids it with no problem.
Good work by De Muerta as he checks the leg kick.
A countering left hand to the body from De Muerta misses.
Stenbeck misses with a hook.
De Muerta doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Stenbeck throws a lazy head kick
enabling De Muerta to counter with a crisp jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Stenbeck throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Stenbeck lands a jab to the head.
De Muerta lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Stenbeck scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Stenbeck pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
De Muerta with the counter takedown but Stenbeck avoids it easily.
De Muerta moves out of range of the body kick from Stenbeck.
A swing and a miss from Stenbeck.
De Muerta chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Stenbeck misses with a body shot.
De Muerta on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
De Muerta scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Stenbeck doesn't seem bothered though.
A nice inside leg kick there by Stenbeck. That's going to slow De Muerta down.
De Muerta staying out of range there.
De Muerta misses with a low kick.
De Muerta lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
De Muerta throws a leg kick but Stenbeck sees it coming and moves out of range.
Stenbeck takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Nice shot by De Muerta.
De Muerta misses with a hook. Stenbeck ducked under it nicely.
De Muerta defending well as Stenbeck loads up on a big left hand.
De Muerta cracks the inside of Stenbeck's front leg.
Stenbeck lands a straight punch to the body, keeping De Muerta at a distance.
Stenbeck ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! De Muerta crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Stenbeck - the referee stops the clock and De Muerta gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Stenbeck. De Muerta manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
A decent looking cross lands there for Stenbeck.
De Muerta works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Good work by Stenbeck as he checks the leg kick.
Stenbeck went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Stenbeck misses with a leg kick.
Donk. Stenbeck catches De Muerta right on the button with a cross.
Stenbeck connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
De Muerta throws the left hand but Stenbeck avoids the punch easily.
De Muerta connects with a crisp jab.
De Muerta throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Stenbeck is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
De Muerta thumps Stenbeck with a low kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Stenbeck ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Stenbeck uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from De Muerta.
Stenbeck lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but De Muerta circles away quickly and effectively.
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 Gustaf Stenbeck will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


De Muerta feints and then cracks Stenbeck's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Stenbeck down.
De Muerta throws a quick inside leg kick.
De Muerta lands with a thumping leg kick.
Stenbeck scores with a jab.
Stenbeck connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
A swing and a miss from De Muerta.
Stenbeck misses with an uppercut. De Muerta saw that one coming.
De Muerta uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Stenbeck.
Stenbeck looking to land some kicks to the body here.
De Muerta is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Stenbeck.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
De Muerta staying out of range there.
Stenbeck throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Stenbeck scores with a head kick. De Muerta tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Gustaf Stenbeck is winning the standup battle so far.
Stenbeck takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stenbeck avoids the body shot from De Muerta.
De Muerta takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

De Muerta is rocked!
Stenbeck throws a big shot that misses.
Stenbeck takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
De Muerta uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
De Muerta misses with a hook
and Stenbeck counters with a stiff right hand.
De Muerta is still on wobbly legs! Can Stenbeck finish him?
De Muerta lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Stenbeck wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Stenbeck cracks De Muerta with a big right hand that sees him stumbling back against the cage! De Muerta falls to his knees and Stenbeck doesn't need a second invitatation - he rushes in and fires off several unanswered shots that force the referee to stop the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:37 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Gustaf Stenbeck!
The defeated Raoul De Muerta had this to say: 'All or nothing, that's how I fight. May the spirits take me and guide me back to the darkness.'.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
64%

 

Event: OFC 347: Camacho vs Barathian     
Date:   Apr 07, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Gunnar Johnsson (ranked 264 p4p, 34 weight class) and Jan Kriel (ranked 701 p4p, 89 weight class). Kriel is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Fokofpolisiekar - Fokofpolisiekar. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
31
178 lbs
20 - 7 - 0
178 cm
28
181 lbs
17 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
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 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Gunnar Johnsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jan Kriel!
The judges for this bout are Alec Ball, Trevor Gratis and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kriel fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Johnsson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kriel counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Johnsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kriel was well out of range. Poor timing from Johnsson.
Johnsson misses the shot to the body.
Johnsson takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
The fighters circling - Kriel throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Johnsson stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.

It looks like Jan Kriel has been cut.
Johnsson lands with an overhand left.
Kriel moves out of range of the strikes.
Kriel let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Kriel misses the jab.
Johnsson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Johnsson fakes the leg kick and cracks Kriel in the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Johnsson throws a poor cross that misses
enabling Kriel to counter with a crisp jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kriel tries to bum rush Johnsson with a series of wild strikes but Johnsson uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Johnsson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kriel throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Johnsson throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Johnsson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kriel.

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

Kriel is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A big left from Johnsson misses.
Kriel is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Johnsson with a body shot.
Kriel is still on wobbly legs! Can Johnsson finish him?
A swing and a miss from Johnsson.
Johnsson cracks Kriel with a big right hand that sees him stumbling back against the cage! Kriel falls to his knees and Johnsson doesn't need a second invitatation - he rushes in and fires off several unanswered shots that force the referee to stop the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Gunnar Johnsson!
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
68%

 

Event: DUEL#144 Ajax vs Picker     
Date:   Apr 07, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Benny Andersson (ranked 300 p4p, 45 weight class) and Donal Noye (ranked 678 p4p, 102 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

186 cm
31
208 lbs
20 - 8 - 0
195 cm
24
220 lbs
7 - 4 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

IniTech Nutrition

Sin City Allstars



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 20 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benny Andersson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Donal Noye!
The judges for this bout are Bruno Lombardi, John Kavanagh and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A head kick misses from Noye.
Andersson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Noye sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Noye misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Andersson.
Andersson throws a low kick, looking for Noye's leg but Noye calmly moves out of range.
Andersson plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!

It looks like Donal Noye has been cut.
Andersson looks to land a body kick but Noye moved away.
Noye tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Good leg kick by Andersson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Andersson throws out a loose jab but Noye uses good head movement to avoid it.
Noye tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Andersson avoids the head kick by Noye.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Andersson crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Noye - the referee stops the clock and Andersson gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Noye. Andersson manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Noye tries to clinch up but Andersson circles away and keeps his distance.
Andersson connects with a high kick.
Noye is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Donal Noye seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Noye throws a head kick that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Andersson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Andersson clobbers Noye with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Andersson looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Noye steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Andersson.

Noye has closed the distance and engaged Andersson in a clinch.
Andersson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Andersson takes an elbow to the temple.
Andersson lands a nice uppercut.
Andersson blocks the elbow strike.
Noye misses with an elbow over the top.

Andersson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Andersson is looking to chop away at Noye's legs.

Noye clinches up against the cage.
With the fighters up against the cage, Noye throws an elbow but misses.
Noye pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
A shot in the inside from Noye.
Noye gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Andersson breaks the clinch.
Andersson throws a leg kick but Noye sees it coming and moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Noye throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Andersson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
It looked like Andersson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Noye throws a shot from downtown. Andersson moves away and avoids it.
Noye dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Andersson takes a swing at Noye's ribcage but misses.
Noye ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Noye lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Andersson connects with a leg kick. Noye looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Noye wants to clinch.
Andersson connects with a leg kick. Noye looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Noye slips a jab from Andersson.
Andersson lands with an overhand left.
The fighters circling - Andersson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Andersson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Noye is looking to clinch.
Noye drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Andersson lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Andersson throws a nice head kick!
Andersson is looking to slow Noye down with leg kicks.
Noye pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Noye tries a head kick but it misses.
Noye throws a right and a left that Andersson avoids nicely.
Andersson cracks Noye with an open hand slap.

That has opened up Donal Noye's cut even more.
Andersson lands a nice shot to the body.
Andersson scores with a shot to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
The fighters circling - Andersson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A jab from Noye misses.
Andersson throws a quick counter head kick but Noye was just out of range.
Andersson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Andersson lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

Noye clinches up against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Andersson blocks an uppercut.
Andersson working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Andersson is struggling to control the position.
Andersson blocks an elbow strike.
Andersson avoids the elbow strike from Noye, against the cage.
Noye's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

The cut above Donal Noye's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Noye tries to land a knee to the head but Andersson blocks with his arms.
Noye pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Andersson lands a nice uppercut.

Andersson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Noye throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
It looked like Andersson was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Noye.
Nice jab there from Andersson.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Noye tries to clinch up but Andersson circles away and keeps his distance.
Jab by Andersson.
Some wild striking there from Noye.
Andersson fires out a quick counter leg kick but Noye just manages to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benny Andersson dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Donal Noye's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Noye catches Andersson with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Andersson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Andersson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Noye.
A big left from Andersson misses.
Andersson throws out a leg kick but Noye moves out of range and Andersson only half commits.
Noye takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Andersson throws out a powerful jab.
Andersson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Noye can do to turn this around?
Noye tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Noye throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Benny Andersson is winning the standup battle so far.
A big left from Andersson misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Noye moves into the clinch successfully.
A right hand to the body from Andersson.
Noye throws an elbow but it misses.
Andersson working aggressively here.
Andersson softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Andersson lands with a left to the head.

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

Noye is rocked!

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

Andersson's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Andersson scores with a shot to the body.
Andersson fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Noye on the side of the head.
Noye is still on wobbly legs! Can Andersson finish him?
Andersson cracks Noye with a hook to the temple - Noye is on wobbly legs here! Andersson swarms him with hook after hook, landing with each one! Noye falls to the canvas face first and the referee dives in to stop the fight! Andersson wins by TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:26 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Benny Andersson!
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
65%

 

Event: DUEL#143 Parker vs Ashton     
Date:   Apr 07, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Eric Staal (ranked 470 p4p, 58 weight class) and Lip Ton (ranked 895 p4p, 118 weight class). Ton is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Snap - Rythm is a Dancing. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Lip Ton enters the cage!

180 cm
31
192 lbs
17 - 6 - 1
200 cm
33
201 lbs
19 - 14 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

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Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Eric Staal!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Lip Ton!
The judges for this bout are Bruno Lombardi, Franklyn Lucas and Dean Styles.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Staal connects with a leg kick. Ton looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

Ton drives through with a takedown into guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ton trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Ton scoring with punches to the head and body.
Ton trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Ton trying to control the position from guard on top but Staal is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Staal controlling the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Staal keeping full guard, as Ton tries to pass.
Ton throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Ton is looking to work some ground and pound but Staal has wrist control.
Ton looking to pass the guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ton stopping the sweep attempt from Staal.
Staal keeping moving, preventing Ton from controlling successfully.
Staal wants to sweep here but Ton controlling him for the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ton pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Staal is keeping the position for now.
Ton makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Ton wants to control from the top but Staal keeps moving.
Ton postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Staal is trying to keep Ton in close.
Ton stopping the sweep attempt from Staal.
Staal lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Hammerfist, elbow! yells Staal's corner. There ya go! There ya go!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Ton has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Staal can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Ton keeping moving, preventing Staal from controlling successfully.

The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Ton is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.

Ton has his foot on Staal's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Staal works his way back into a safe position though.
Staal trying to control but Ton is working from the bottom.
Staal postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.

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

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Staal stopping the sweep attempt from Ton.
Staal with a nice head shot there.

Ton looking for subs off his back but Staal has passed one foot through into half guard.
Ton wants to improve his position but Staal is controlling well.
Ton trying to control here.
Staal looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Ton has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ton is looking for a sweep. Staal is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Staal takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Staal lands strikes from half guard.
Staal working the head and body with strikes.
Ton is looking to improve his position.

Ton looking for a kimura from the bottom but Staal passes into side control!
Ton sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
We've been hearing that Staal has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.

Ton looking for submissions off his back.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ton is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Staal seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Staal takes one to the chin there.
Staal scores with a push kick.
Ton moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Staal throws a push kick but Ton slaps the foot to one side.
Staal jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Staal looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Ton doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Staal moves away from the strike by Ton.
Staal displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ton throws out the jab.
Staal lands a leg kick that knocks Ton off balance momentarily.
Ton misses the jab.
Staal moves away from the strike by Ton.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Staal scores with a shot to the body.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Ton.
Staal swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ton missing with a left hand there. Staal was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Staal changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Staal throws a leg kick but Ton sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Ton swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Staal throws a head kick that misses.
Staal connects with a crisp jab.
Ton scores with a nice head shot.
Ton throws a lazy uppercut
and Staal counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Lip Ton seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ton shoots in and drives through. Staal sprawls well.
Staal throws a chopping leg kick but Ton manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Ton looks to land a left hand but Staal moved out of range nicely.
Ton avoids a kick to the body.
Staal throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Staal gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Staal looks to land a right hand but Ton moved out of range.
Staal fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
A jab from Ton misses.
Staal lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Staal misses with a low kick.
Ton defending well as Staal loads up on a big left hand.
Staal moves away from the strike by Ton.
Staal looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Staal throws a nice outside leg kick.
Staal throws a hook but Ton blocks it.
Ton throws a looping overhand right but Staal ducks down to avoid it.
Ton misses with a straight left.
Ton connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Staal tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ton was well out of range. Poor timing from Staal.
Eric Staal is winning the standup battle so far.
Ton scores with a nice head shot.
Ton misses with a hook. Staal ducked under it nicely.
Staal throwing a counter right hand but Ton manages to avoid it.
Staal catches Ton with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Ton on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Staal. Staal obviously looking to wear him down.
A jab from Ton misses.
A jab from Ton misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ton lands a jab.
Staal throws an overhand right that lands on Ton's shoulder, as Ton tries to avoid the shot.
Ton misses with a takedown
enabling Staal to counter with a crisp jab.
Eric Staal has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Lip Ton.
Staal shoots in but no luck this time.
A solid leg kick lands there for Staal.
Staal throws a leg kick but Ton moved away.
Staal lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ton shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Staal as he avoids it easily.
Staal throws a low kick but Ton avoids it.
Ton throws the left hand but Staal avoids the punch easily.
Ton uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Staal.
Ton lands the left hand.
Staal slips a jab from Ton.
Ton is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Staal fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Ton has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ton scores with a punch to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Staal tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Staal keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Ton throws out a loose jab but Staal uses good head movement to avoid it.
Staal on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Staal motions for Ton to come forward. Staal throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Staal doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Ton takes a swing at Staal's ribcage but misses.
Staal leaves Ton with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Staal scores with a jab to the head.
The fighters circling - Ton throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Staal tried to counter with a leg kick but Ton avoided it.
Staal misses with a low kick as Ton jumps back.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Eric Staal 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. 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.


Staal lands with a nice body kick.
Nice takedown defense from Staal. No joy for Ton on that attempt.

Ton throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Staal was covering up waiting for the punch and Ton finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Staal is pulling down on Ton's head to control his posture.
Staal looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Staal working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ton.
Staal tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Ton is looking to work some ground and pound but Staal has wrist control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Staal manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Ton manages to get himself to full guard.

Staal trying to control the position from guard on top but Ton is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Ton is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Staal is aware though and is defending well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ton wants to sweep but no luck.
Staal working some strikes from top position.

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

Ton throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Ton takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

Ton looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Staal passes into side control.
Ton tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Staal wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Staal scoring with punches and elbows.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Staal landing strikes.
Ton wants to control but Staal postures up.
Staal wants to control but Ton is keeping him busy.
Eric Staal overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Ton tries to slip a leg under to move to half guard but Staal presses down on the leg and jumps into full mount!
Ton is trying to escape the mount.
Staal looking to ground and pound his opponent to a finish here.
Lip Ton has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Ton is trying to escape the mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Staal lands a nice shot to the head.
Staal looking to finish Ton with some ground and pound. This is bad for Ton!

Ton is rocked!
Staal postures up and throws a big right hand. BOOM! Right on the button! Ton is out cold - huge knockout for Staal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:43 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Eric Staal!
Lip Ton was interviewed post fight and said 'Congrats to my opponent. He was the better man tonight and I have to give credit, where credits due. I will go back to training and will come back stronger than ever. Thanks for the promotion for the opportunity and the fans for coming out tonight.'.
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Event: GAMMA#700 Goodman v Obama 3     
Date:   Mar 31, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Big Guns (ranked 670 p4p, 92 weight class) and Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 1191 p4p, 157 weight class). Big Guns could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Benjamin Sigfridsson's chin.

180 cm
31
192 lbs
15 - 16 - 1
180 cm
31
192 lbs
14 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

IniTech Nutrition

Dauntless



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 15 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Big Guns!
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 New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A lazy left from Guns finds it's target.
Sigfridsson on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Sigfridsson takes one to the side of the head.
Guns blocks the body kick.
Guns scores with a shot to the body.
Guns throws a half hearted mid kick.
Sigfridsson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Guns fires out a quick counter leg kick but Sigfridsson just manages to avoid it.
Decent striking displayed by Sigfridsson there.
Sigfridsson lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Guns displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sigfridsson throws out the jab.
Sigfridsson lunges at Guns with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Guns's hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sigfridsson takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Sigfridsson sizes up Guns with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick that is checked
and Guns counters with a head kick. That will keep Sigfridsson thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!

Sigfridsson is rocked!

Guns closes the distance and clinches.

Sigfridsson manages to break the clinch.
Sigfridsson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Sigfridsson on the wrong end of a nice hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson takes one on the button.
Sigfridsson is still on wobbly legs! Can Guns finish him?
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Guns.
Good exchange - Guns coming out on top.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick
and Guns counters with a hugh head kick that removes Sigfridsson from consiousness! A brutal head kick knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:20 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Big Guns!
An out of breath Big Guns 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: GAMMA#700 Goodman v Obama 3     
Date:   Mar 31, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Yoshihiro Asai (ranked 173 p4p, 26 weight class) and Basten Sodergren (ranked 122 p4p, 20 weight class). Yoshihiro Asai has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

172 cm
28
192 lbs
17 - 7 - 1
180 cm
31
192 lbs
25 - 10 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)
Aspire Clothing

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
BuriedAlive// Fight Gear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Yoshihiro Asai !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Basten Sodergren!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sodergren takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Sodergren pushes Asai away with a front kick.
Sodergren throws a body punch but Asai moves out of range.
Sodergren connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Asai throws the left hand but Sodergren avoids the punch easily.
The fighters circle momentarily. Sodergren darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Donk. Asai catches Sodergren right on the button with a cross.
Asai misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Asai looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Sodergren misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Sodergren shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Sodergren misses with a looping right.
Asai lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Sodergren pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Sodergren misses with a wild body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sodergren has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Asai pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A countering left hand to the body from Sodergren misses.
Asai with a nice cross.
Yoshihiro Asai seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Asai jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Asai misses with a looping left.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A jab from Asai misses.
Asai will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Asai throws a nice looking combination but Sodergren bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Asai looks to land a left hand but Sodergren moved out of range nicely.
Asai dips to his left and cracks Sodergren with an uppercut!
Good work by Asai as he checks the leg kick.
Asai throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Asai misses the jab.
Asai scores with a punch to the head.
Asai fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Sodergren on the side of the head.
Asai pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Sodergren throws a hook but Asai blocks it.
Asai throws out a loose jab but Sodergren uses good head movement to avoid it.
Asai throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Asai throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A shot to the body from Sodergren misses
and Asai counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sodergren throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Asai tries to land a front kick but Sodergren steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Asai misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sodergren.
Sodergren flicks out a counter leg kick but Asai steps away.
Asai drops his hands momentarily and Sodergren takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Sodergren throws a sloppy head kick and Asai moves out of range easily.
Asai cracks Sodergren with a good jab.
Asai takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Asai throws an overhand right that lands on Sodergren's shoulder, as Sodergren tries to avoid the shot.
Asai misses with a wild body shot.
Danga de danga de dang - Sodergren scores with a four punch combination!
Asai uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Asai throws a big shot that misses.
Asai throws out a loose jab but Sodergren uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sodergren misses with a body kick.
Sodergren scores with a jab. Asai acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Asai loads up on a big right hand but Sodergren slips the punch.
Sodergren fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Asai has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Asai throws a sloppy head kick and Sodergren moves out of range easily.
Asai scores with a sloppy right hand. Sodergren should have avoided that one.
Sodergren ducks under a wild hook from Asai .
Sodergren tries a quick counter leg kick but Asai is wise to it.
Sodergren thumps Asai with a low kick.
Asai takes one to the side of the head.
A telegraphed right hand from Asai misses the target.
Asai misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sodergren.
And Sodergren responds with a good body kick, but Asai manages to step out the way in time.
Sodergren avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Sodergren moves away from the strike by Asai .
Sodergren gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Asai .
Asai swings away with a body shot that misses
and Sodergren counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Sodergren throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Asai misses with an uppercut. Sodergren saw that one coming.
Sodergren has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Sodergren misses with a double jab.
An attempted straight right counter from Asai misses the target.
Asai misses with a jab, cross combination.
Sodergren replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Asai blocks it well.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A nice leg kick lands there from Sodergren.
Asai throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Sodergren counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Asai stuns Sodergren with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Sodergren scoring well with a low kick there.
Sodergren connects with a looping right hand.
Sodergren connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Sodergren avoids the head kick by Asai .
Sodergren uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Asai .
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Sodergren! But no joy.
Sodergren slips a straight right by Asai .
Sodergren was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Asai is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Sodergren fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Asai is out of range.
Sodergren tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Sodergren uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Asai .
Asai misses with a looping left.
Asai misses with a body kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sodergren takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Asai tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Sodergren displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Asai throws out the jab.
Sodergren appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Sodergren blocks a jab.
It seemed like Sodergren was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sodergren avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Nice body punch from Asai .
Sodergren scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Sodergren misses the shot to the body.
Asai throws a combination that misses
and Sodergren counters with an inside leg kick.
Sodergren is looking to chop away at Asai 's legs.
A telegraphed right hand from Asai misses the target.
Sodergren looks to throw the jab but Asai is out of range.
Asai tries to counter by clinching up but Sodergren breaks away and moves out of range.
Nice defenses there by Sodergren.
Sodergren misses with a body kick.
Sodergren swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nice defenses there by Sodergren.
Sodergren 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.
Sodergren slips a straight right by Asai .
Asai throws out a loose jab but Sodergren uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sodergren lands a head kick. Asai smiles back at him and beckons him forward.

It looks like Yoshihiro Asai has been cut.
Asai takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Sodergren swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sodergren dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A big left from Sodergren misses.
Asai swings widly with a right hand
and Sodergren counters with a nice uppercut.
Asai bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Sodergren's head.
Asai misses with a looping left.
Sodergren is trying to counter with his kicks.
Sodergren throws a big shot that misses.
Asai connects with a body shot.
Sodergren is looking to land body kicks.
Asai lands a lovely overhand right.
Yoshihiro Asai is winning the standup battle so far.
Asai throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Asai bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Sodergren moves out of range of the strikes.
Sodergren looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Sodergren scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sodergren blocks a jab.
Asai just misses with a punch to the body.
Donk. Sodergren catches Asai right on the button with a cross.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sodergren avoids the body shot from Asai .
Sodergren with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Asai connects with a right hand. Sodergren shakes it off.
Sodergren bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sodergren will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Asai throws a series of punches but Sodergren moves out of range.
Asai is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Asai looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Sodergren might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Asai has got the better of the exchanges.
Sodergren misses with a wild body shot.
Sodergren staying out of range there.
Asai lands a right hook to the body.
Sodergren slips under a jab from Asai .
Sodergren swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A punch combination from Asai misses.
Sodergren is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Asai bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Asai throws a big shot that misses.
Sodergren tests Asai 's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sodergren throws an overhand right that lands on Asai 's shoulder, as Asai tries to avoid the shot.
Sodergren cracks the inside of Asai 's front leg.
Asai thows a left - swing and a miss!
Asai tries to land a body kick
and Sodergren connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Asai uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sodergren.
Asai misses with an uppercut.
Sloppy strikes from Sodergren. Those never looked like landing.
Asai throws an overhand right that lands on Sodergren's shoulder, as Sodergren tries to avoid the shot.
Asai looks for the body kick but Sodergren saw that one coming.
Sodergren scores with a hook.
Sodergren looks to land a combination. Asai sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Nice uppercut lands for Asai . That snapped Sodergren's head back.
Sodergren misses with a right hand
and Asai counters with a nice uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Asai displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sodergren throws out the jab.
Asai misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Sodergren counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sodergren. Asai does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Asai moves out of range of the strikes.
A big right from Asai misses.
Sodergren lands with a thumping leg kick.
Asai misses with a head kick.
A jab from Sodergren finds it's way through Asai 's defenses.
Sodergren blocks a jab.
Sodergren slips under a jab.
Sodergren throws a hook but Asai blocks it.
Sodergren just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromAsai .
Asai throws a right hand that misses
and Sodergren counters with a left to the body.
Asai looks to throw the jab but Sodergren is out of range.
Sodergren looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Asai digs a good hook to Sodergren's body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Asai takes a swing at Sodergren's ribcage but misses.
Sodergren uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Asai .
Asai checks the leg kick nicely there.
Asai lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Basten Sodergren will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Yoshihiro Asai 's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


A decent looking cross lands there for Asai .
Asai moves forwards but Sodergren connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Sodergren walks into a jab.
The fighters circling - Sodergren throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Asai misses with a hook. Sodergren ducked under it nicely.
Asai throws an overhand right that lands on Sodergren's shoulder, as Sodergren tries to avoid the shot.
Sodergren appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Asai swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Asai misses with a left hand
enabling Sodergren to counter with a crisp jab.
Sodergren bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
A swing and a miss from Sodergren.
Sodergren ducks under a wild hook from Asai .
A slow jab from Asai misses its intended target.
Asai misses the jab.
Sodergren lands with an uppercut that bounces Asai off the cage and back into range.
Asai throws the left hand but Sodergren avoids the punch easily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sodergren throws a wild body kick that Asai sees coming a mile off.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Asai keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Sodergren blocks a jab.
Asai takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Sodergren lands with an uppercut that bounces Asai off the cage and back into range.
Asai scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
The fighters circling - Asai throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sodergren feints a counter leg kick.
Asai loads up on a big right hand but Sodergren slips the punch.
A nice side step and Sodergren releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Sodergren keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Asai .
Sodergren takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Asai just misses with a punch to the body.
Asai looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Sodergren ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Asai uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sodergren.
Asai moves out of range of the body kick.
Sodergren stuns Asai with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Asai has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Asai there as he acknowledges the shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Asai looks to land a left hand but Sodergren moved out of range nicely.
Asai checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Asai throws a body punch but Sodergren moves out of range.
Asai misses with a combination
and Sodergren counters with a nice uppercut.
A telegraphed right hand from Asai misses the target.
Asai misses with a left hand
enabling Sodergren to counter with a crisp jab.
Asai misses with a head kick.
Sodergren thuds his right hand into Asai 's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Sodergren connects with a body shot that sends Asai 's belly button to the back.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Sodergren uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Asai .
Sodergren scores with a one two! Asai had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Sodergren walks into a left hand.
Sodergren lands a nice shot to the body.
Sodergren slips a straight right by Asai .
Sodergren ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sodergren stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Asai misses with a straight left.
Asai throws a head kick but Sodergren moves out of range.
Nice defenses there by Sodergren.
Asai throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Sodergren lands a body shot.
Asai rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Sodergren counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Good leg kick by Sodergren there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Asai cracks Sodergren with an open hand slap.
Sodergren lands a lovely overhand right.
Sodergren pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Sodergren is looking to chop away at Asai 's legs.
Asai slips a jab and a cross from Sodergren.
Sodergren throws a body punch but Asai moves out of range.
Asai throws a body shot but no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Asai throws a head kick that misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Asai on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Asai moves out of range as Sodergren strikes.
Sodergren throws a leg kick that misses.
Asai blocks a jab.
Sodergren listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Sodergren looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Asai throws a leg kick
and Sodergren makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Asai really felt that one!
Asai uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Sodergren.
Sodergren avoids the body shot from Asai .
Sodergren scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Asai doesn't seem bothered though.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sodergren avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Asai bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Sodergren jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Asai gets off balance looking for a body kick
enabling Sodergren to counter with a crisp jab.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Basten Sodergren!
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Event: DARE 35: IBU VS. VILSON III     
Date:   Mar 28, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Konstantin Kuznetsov (ranked 3331 p4p, 386 weight class) and Jonas Justesen (ranked 21485 p4p, 786 weight class). Jonas Justesen is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

183 cm
23
183 lbs
1 - 4 - 0
183 cm
24
189 lbs
1 - 2 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
KO power
Olympic wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Konstantin Kuznetsov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jonas Justesen!
The judges for this bout are Seu Braga, Alexandre Firmino and Thiago Cunha.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Justesen misses with a hook.
Kuznetsov misses with a hook

and Justesen counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Justesen.
Justesen 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.
Kuznetsov utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Justesen looking to sit in guard and control but Kuznetsov gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Justesen looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Justesen has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Kuznetsov has passed into side control.
Justesen tries to improve position but can't.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Kuznetsov decides to take the fight back to the feet.
Kuznetsov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Justesen manages to avoid it.
Kuznetsov looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Justesen blocks a low kick nicely.
Justesen slips a jab from Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Justesen will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Kuznetsov seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Justesen throws a body shot but no joy.
Justesen throws a jab but it's blocked by Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov throws a chopping leg kick but Justesen manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Justesen defending well as Kuznetsov loads up on a big left hand.
Justesen with the counter takedown but Kuznetsov avoids it easily.
Kuznetsov throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Justesen tries to move into range but Kuznetsov moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Justesen shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

Justesen shoots in and bounces Kuznetsov off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Justesen controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Justesen's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Justesen has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Kuznetsov working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Justesen.
Justesen loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Justesen postures up and lands a big shot to Kuznetsov's brow.
Justesen throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Kuznetsov works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Justesen's corner is telling him to maintain position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Justesen in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Justesen passes Kuznetsov's left leg - he's now in half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Justesen not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Justesen sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Kuznetsov defending well though.
Justesen seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Justesen throwing shots but Kuznetsov is blocking nicely.
Justesen sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Kuznetsov defending well though.
Justesen slips a nice elbow through Kuznetsov's hands, connecting with Kuznetsov's forehead.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Justesen content to control rather than advance.
Justesen is looking to take a break and control but Kuznetsov is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Justesen lands strikes from half guard.
Kuznetsov is trying to stand up here but Justesen is controlling him well.
Justesen prevents Kuznetsov from improving his position.
Kuznetsov has hold of Justesen's hands but Justesen slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Justesen is stalling here. Kuznetsov is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Justesen seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Kuznetsov has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Jonas Justesen will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Justesen keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kuznetsov.
Justesen feints the counter takedown.
Justesen blocks a jab.
Nice defenses there by Justesen.
Justesen tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Kuznetsov misses with a wild body shot.

Justesen scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
Kuznetsov is refusing to be controlled, as Justesen sits in half guard.
Justesen with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Justesen looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kuznetsov is looking to control Justesen's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Kuznetsov avoid being mounted?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Justesen drops an elbow to the side of Kuznetsov's head.
Justesen missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Justesen is taking a breather. Kuznetsov says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Justesen thows a huge punch but Kuznetsov dodges it nicely.
Justesen throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Justesen looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Justesen missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Justesen looks to land a strike but Kuznetsov avoids it nicely and regains full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Justesen is looking to work some ground and pound but Kuznetsov has wrist control.
Justesen throwing strikes from guard but Kuznetsov blocks nicely.
Kuznetsov utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Justesen stays in close to Kuznetsov's body and controls the position.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Justesen trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Kuznetsov lands a lovely overhand right.
Kuznetsov tries to score with a low kick but Justesen moves his leg out of the way.
Kuznetsov throws a right hand that Justesen ducks under and follows up with a left that Justesen also avoids with ease.
Justesen drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Kuznetsov defends it well.
Nice defenses there by Justesen.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Justesen moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Justesen throws out a loose jab but Kuznetsov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kuznetsov throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Justesen stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Kuznetsov cracks the inside of Justesen's front leg.
Justesen moves away from the strike by Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov throws a body punch but Justesen moves out of range.
Kuznetsov misses the shot to the body.
Kuznetsov waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Justesen.

Kuznetsov tries to sprawl but Justesen drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Justesen wants to take a breather but Kuznetsov is having none of it.
Kuznetsov is trying to stand.
Justesen throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Justesen missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Jonas Justesen has got the better of the ground game so far.
Justesen is nestled in close to Kuznetsov, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Justesen moves into full mount! Kuznetsov won't be happy about that!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Justesen with good strikes from the mount here!
Justesen landing strikes from the mount and Kuznetsov is in trouble!
Justesen landing strikes, looking to finish!

Kuznetsov is rocked!
Justesen landing strikes from the mount.
Oh Kuznetsov is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
A big strike lands for Justesen! That's really hurt Kuznetsov and he's turned his back - Justesen keeps firing away and the ref dives in to stop the fight! Justesen jumps to his feet to celebrate the victory!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jonas Justesen!
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Event: CEC 577     
Date:   Mar 25, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman (ranked 22 p4p, 2 weight class) and Hector Romero (ranked 31 p4p, 3 weight class). Romero has chosen Havana as his entrance music. I'm sure you'll be fascinated to know that I was talking to some pointless Z list celebrity before the fight and he thought that Hector Romero was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

180 cm
31
177 lbs
19 - 5 - 0
183 cm
35
171 lbs
30 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Hector Romero!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Romero scores with a jab.
Romero lands a slapping body shot.
Akerman on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Akerman throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Romero flicks out a counter leg kick but Akerman steps away.
Akerman misses with a looping right.
Akerman throws a nice inside leg kick.
Akerman throws the kick towards the body but Romero avoids it.
Akerman swings for the body but Romero moves out of range.
Akerman tries to clinch but Romero is having none of it.
Romero goes for a double leg but Akerman avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Akerman continues to drive forward.

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

Akerman has managed to escape just enough to sneak back to his feet but Romero is on him like a limpet, forcing Akerman back against the cage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Romero blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Akerman tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Akerman makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Romero tries to pull guard but Akerman forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Romero blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Romero manages to break the clinch.
Romero on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Akerman. Akerman obviously looking to wear him down.

Romero scores with a takedown into Akerman's guard.

Akerman has managed to wall walk up one of the corner posts to get back to his feet. Romero is pushing him up against the cage, looking to control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Romero pulls guard effortlessly.

Romero is working an open guard so Akerman takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.
Romero has a takedown stuffed.
Linus Akerman has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Hector Romero.
Romero connects with a single shot there.
Romero throws a nice outside leg kick.
Linus Akerman is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Romero moves into range and connects with a jab.
Akerman checks a low kick from Romero.
Akerman throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Good work by Romero as he checks the leg kick.

Romero tries to keep at a distance but Akerman has taken the fight into the clinch.
Romero tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Akerman smiles and moves away.
Romero throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Romero moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Akerman stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Akerman wants it to stay on the feet.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Romero circles away from the clinch attempt.
And Romero tries to counter it with a takedown but Akerman pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Romero looks to score with a jab to the body but Akerman is just out of range.
Akerman fires out a quick counter leg kick but Romero just manages to avoid it.
An inside leg kick lands from Akerman.
Romero scores with a jab. Akerman acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Akerman fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Romero is out of range.
Romero throws a solid leg kick but Akerman takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Romero.
Romero scores with a sloppy right hand. Akerman should have avoided that one.
Romero scores with a nice head shot.
Romero throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Romero throws a nice inside leg kick.
Romero lands a jab to the head.
Romero throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Akerman's waist but Akerman gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Romero off to one side.
Akerman throws a nice inside leg kick.
The crowd cheers as Romero lands an impressive looking overhand right. Akerman doesn't seem phased though.
Romero swings for the body but Akerman moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Romero misses with a hook.
Romero throws a quick inside leg kick.
Akerman misses with a straight left.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Akerman.
Romero connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Romero is looking to chop away at Akerman's legs.
Akerman looks to score with a jab to the body but Romero is just out of range.
Romero throws a leg kick but Akerman sees it coming and moves out of range.
Romero's corner calls for a 1-2. Romero obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Romero throws out a loose jab but Akerman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Akerman defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Romero.
Romero avoids the body shot from Akerman.
Romero changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Romero throws a poor cross that misses
and Akerman counters with a thumping low kick.
Akerman looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Romero avoids the body shot from Akerman.
Romero connects with an inside leg kick.
Akerman tries to clinch there but Romero circles away.
Hector Romero seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Akerman checks a leg kick nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Romero punishes Akerman's body with a nice straight punch.
Romero throws a hook to the side of Akerman's head but Akerman sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
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!
Romero feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Akermans jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Romero throws a hook to the side of Akerman's head but Akerman sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Romero shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Akerman defends it nicely.
As Romero tries to get set, Akerman tries to push him back and clinch up but Romero manages to avoid the attempt.
Romero doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Akerman counters with a stiff right hand.
Akerman throws a jab when Romero was well out of range.
Akerman throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Romero throws a leg kick that misses.
Akerman seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Akerman scores with a shot to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Romero misses with a right hand
and Romero takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Romero looks to land a right hand but Akerman moved out of range.
Romero throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Akerman stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Romero uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Akerman.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Romero lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Akerman blocks a leg kick.
Akerman feints and then cracks Romero's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Romero down.
Romero throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Akerman throws the left hand but Romero avoids the punch easily.
Romero connects with an inside leg kick.
Romero throws a leg kick which misses Akerman's front leg but catches the back leg as Akerman tries to avoid it.
Romero lands a jab to Akerman's midsection.
A looping hook to the body misses from Romero. Akerman does a little dance to reset his feet.
Akerman misses with a head kick.
Akerman is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Romero with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Romero jabbing away but nothing is landing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Akerman stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Romero.
Good exchange - Romero coming out on top.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Romero throws a right hand that misses
and Akerman counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Akerman throws a body punch but Romero moves out of range.
Hector Romero seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Romero is looking to slow Akerman down with leg kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Romero sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Romero checks the leg kick.
Romero blocks a leg kick.
Akerman moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Romero connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Romero on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Akerman. Akerman obviously looking to wear him down.
Romero fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Romero throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
It looked like Akerman was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Romero.
Akerman walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Akerman misses the shot to the body.
Romero takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Akerman is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Akerman fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Romero misses with a hook. Akerman ducked under it nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Romero looks to land a right hand but Akerman moved out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Akerman misses with a two punch combination.
Akerman on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Romero slips under a jab.
Romero 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.
Romero keeps the fight on the outside.
Akerman throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Romero on the side of the head.
Akerman connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Akerman misses with a kick to the body.
Akerman throws a low kick, looking for Romero's leg but Romero calmly moves out of range.
Akerman lands with a nice body kick.
Akerman bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Nice straight punches there by Akerman. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Akerman.
Romero lands with a thumping leg kick.
Akerman throws a low kick but Romero moves out of range easily.
Romero misses with a low kick as Akerman jumps back.
Romero checks a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

Romero looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Romero thows a huge punch but Akerman dodges it nicely.
Romero with the ground and pound but Akerman uses the opportunity to regain guard.
Romero is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Romero's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Romero working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Akerman's head.
Hector Romero has got the better of the ground game so far.
Romero is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Akerman is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Romero has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Romero tries to free his leg and advance position but Akerman is retaining full guard.
Romero wants to control from the top but Akerman keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Romero being controlled here momentarily.
Romero missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Romero won't allow Akerman to get back to his feet.
Romero working some strikes from top position.
Romero tries to free his leg and advance position but Akerman is retaining full guard.
Akerman working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Romero.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Akerman wants to sweep but no luck.
Akerman wants to stand but Romero is controlling the position.
Romero throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Romero scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Romero fails with the takedown.
Akerman gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Akerman scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Romero uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Akerman.
Akerman 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.
Romero cracks Akerman with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Good leg kick by Romero there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Romero misses with a low kick.
Romero misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Romero steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Akerman.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Romero.
Akerman on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Romero. Romero obviously looking to wear him down.
Romero scores with a leg kick.
Romero throws a nice inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman slips under a jab.
Akerman on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Akerman misses with a body shot.
Romero connects with a body shot.
Akerman wants to slow Romero down by chopping away at his legs.
Romero throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Akerman scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Romero doesn't seem bothered though.
A punch lands to the side of Akerman 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Romero chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Akerman can pounce on him.
Romero cracks the inside of Akerman's front leg.
Romero checks the leg kick.
Romero throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Akerman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Romero checks a low kick from Akerman.
Akerman throws a jab when Romero was well out of range.
Jab by Romero.
Akerman tries to clinch but Romero is having none of it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Romero 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.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Romero looks to throw a body kick
and Akerman counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Romero swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Romero ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.
Akerman half committed to a counter leg kick.
Akerman misses with a low kick.
Akerman checks the leg kick nicely there.
Romero chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Akerman can pounce on him.
Akerman misses with a leg kick.
Romero shoots for a double leg takedown but Akerman sprawls well. He's pushed Romero's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Akerman takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Akerman throws a low kick but it's checked well by Romero.
Romero scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Akerman looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Donk. Romero catches Akerman right on the button with a cross.
Akerman throws a big shot that misses.
Akerman moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Akerman bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Romero's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Romero ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.
An attempted straight right counter from Akerman misses the target.
Jab from Romero.
Romero takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Romero misses with a takedown attempt - Akerman sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Linus Akerman has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Hector Romero.
Akerman looks to land a left hand but Romero moved out of range nicely.
Romero connects with a nice looking jab.

Akerman has closed the distance and engaged Romero in a clinch.
Akerman prevents Romero from breaking the clinch.
Akerman lands with a light punch inside.
Romero jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Akerman walks away with a smile on his face. Romero gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Akerman takes a swing at Romero's ribcage but misses.
Romero misses with a hook.
Akerman looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Romero misses with a leg kick.
It looked like Akerman wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Romero clobbers Akerman with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Akerman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Romero.
Romero just misses with a punch to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman checks a low kick from Romero.
Romero on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Akerman checks a leg kick.
Romero throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Akerman fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Romero slips a jab from Akerman.
Romero avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Romero throws a big shot that misses.
Romero scoring well with a low kick there.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Akerman.
Romero moves out of range of the body kick.
Akerman takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Romero throws a leg kick which misses Akerman's front leg but catches the back leg as Akerman tries to avoid it.
Romero lands a leg kick that knocks Akerman off balance momentarily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Romero. Akerman does a little dance to reset his feet.
Romero thuds a left hand into Akerman's body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Akerman 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.
Akerman tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Romero was well out of range. Poor timing from Akerman.
Romero is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Akerman slips under a jab.
Romero dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Akerman. That did some damage!
Romero throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
An inside leg kick lands from Romero.
Good leg kick by Romero there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Akerman blocks a low kick nicely.
As Romero tries to get set, Akerman tries to push him back and clinch up but Romero manages to avoid the attempt.
Romero throws a low kick but Akerman avoids it.
Akerman misses with a body kick.

Romero tries to keep at a distance but Akerman has taken the fight into the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Romero tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Akerman smiles and moves away.
Romero throws out a loose jab but Akerman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Akerman wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
A bone on bone clash there as Akerman blocks the leg kick.
Romero looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Akerman feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Romero lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Akerman tries a low kick but Romero avoids it.
Romero throws a quick inside leg kick.

Akerman clinches.
Romero tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.

Romero manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Romero keeping moving, preventing Akerman from controlling successfully.

Akerman stands up and waves to Romero to follow him.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Romero is defended easily by Akerman.
Linus Akerman has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Hector Romero.
Romero takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Akerman gets caught flat footed, as Romero shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.

Akerman pushes Romero off and scrambles back to his feet.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Romero sizes up Akerman with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Romero fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Akerman swings widly with a right hand
and Romero counters with an outside leg kick.
Horrible takedown attempt by Romero or perhaps it was just good defense by Akerman, which made it look bad.
Akerman throws a solid leg kick but Romero takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Akerman.
Romero throws a solid leg kick but Akerman takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Romero.
Akerman avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A clash of legs there as Akerman blocks the low kick.
Akerman tries a low kick but Romero avoids it.
Akerman wants to clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman doesn't manage to clinch there - Romero circles away.
Romero with the counter takedown but Akerman avoids it easily.
Romero throws a nice inside leg kick.
Akerman throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Akerman walks into a jab.
Akerman walks into a left hand.
Romero dives in for a single leg takedown but Akerman sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Akerman chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Romero can pounce on him.
Romero misses with a body kick.
Romero misses with a low kick.

Akerman instigates a clinch.
Romero goes for a takedown in the clinch but Akerman prevents it.
Romero drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Akerman gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Romero tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Romero is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Akerman misses with the head strike.
Romero fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Akerman misses with the head strike.
Akerman misses with a hook from the clinch.
Akerman working aggressively here.
Romero is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Linus Akerman has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Romero fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Romero fails to pull the fight into his guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Akerman lands a hook to the side of the head.
Romero tries to work over Akerman's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Romero pulls guard.

Akerman decides to stand up and beckons his opponent to follow.
Akerman checks a leg kick.
Akerman went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Akerman lands a nice hook to Romero's body. Romero takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Linus Akerman will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Both fighters circling a little - Akerman finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Romero tries a low kick but Akerman avoids it.
Romero is looking to score with low kicks.
A slow jab from Akerman misses its intended target.
Romero finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Akerman connects with an inside leg kick.
Romero is looking to slow Akerman down with leg kicks.
Romero throws a body shot but no joy.
Akerman thinks about countering with a head kick.
Romero fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Akerman avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Akerman looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Romero with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman loads up on a big right hand but Romero slips the punch.
Akerman looks to land a left hand but Romero moved out of range nicely.
Romero throws a jab but it's blocked by Akerman.
It appears Akerman was looking to counter with a kick there.
Akerman throws a jab but it's blocked by Romero.
Akerman delivers a nice body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Romero misses with a hook. Akerman ducked under it nicely.
Jab, jab by Romero - just one landing.
Romero throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Romero avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Romero is looking to slow Akerman down with leg kicks.
Romero throws a shot from downtown. Akerman moves away and avoids it.
A nice leg kick lands there from Romero.
Romero misses with a hook. Akerman ducked under it nicely.
Romero is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Akerman.
Romero loads up on a big right hand but Akerman slips the punch.
Romero swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Akerman tries to work over Romero's front leg with a kick but Romero checks it.
Romero throws a jab when Akerman was well out of range.
Akerman misses with a looping right.
Romero misses with a low kick as Akerman jumps back.
Akerman moves forwards but Romero connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Linus Akerman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Hector Romero is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Romero blocks a jab.
Akerman misses with an uppercut.
Romero tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Akerman was well out of range. Poor timing from Romero.
Romero tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Akerman was well out of range. Poor timing from Romero.
Jab, jab by Akerman - just one landing.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Akerman throws a hook but Romero avoids it easily.
Akerman scores with a punch to the head.
Romero shoots in for a takedown but Akerman shows good takedown defense.
Romero has a takedown stuffed.
Romero steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Akerman.
Akerman throws a body shot but no joy.
Romero scores with a jab. Akerman acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Romero sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Romero was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Romero uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Akerman has time to react.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman throws a body shot but no joy.
Akerman tries to clinch but Romero moves out of range.
Romero lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Romero scores with a jab to the jaw.
Romero ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Romero misses with a low kick.
Akerman was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Romero lands a leg kick that knocks Akerman off balance momentarily.
Romero lands a slapping body shot.
Akerman misses with a leg kick.
Akerman feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Romeros jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Akerman connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Akerman takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Romero lands a head shot.
Good exchange - Romero coming out on top.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A left lands for Romero.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Romero tries to score a power double leg takedown but Akerman sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Romero somewhat.
Linus Akerman has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Hector Romero.
Romero thows a left - swing and a miss!
Akerman throws a lazy right hand but Romero sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Romero with the counter takedown but Akerman avoids it easily.
Akerman tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Akerman throws a low kick but it's checked well by Romero.
Akerman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Akerman takes one to the chin there.
That kick from Romero tenderised Akerman's leg. Akerman is trying to keep his angry face on.
Akerman misses with a straight right.
Romero feints the counter takedown.
Romero lands a really nice looking cross but Akerman seems unphased.
Akerman swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Nice uppercut lands for Romero. That snapped Akerman's head back.
Romero throws a looping overhand right but Akerman ducks down to avoid it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Hector Romero comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Romero has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 45:50
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 46:49
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 47:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Hector Romero!

Hector Romero is the new welterweight champion!
An out of breath Hector Romero 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: RS 174 Make'm Bleed     
Date:   Mar 24, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Troy Manning (ranked 698 p4p, 98 weight class) and Fredrik Rienfeldt (ranked 1597 p4p, 210 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

198 cm
34
179 lbs
16 - 7 - 0
180 cm
24
176 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Troy Manning!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Fredrik Rienfeldt!
The judges for this bout are Joseph Jones, Dean Styles and David Schapiro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rienfeldt paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

It looks like Troy Manning has been cut.
Good leg kick by Rienfeldt there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

Rienfeldt takes the fight into the clinch.
Manning wants to stall.
Rienfeldt tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Rienfeldt tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Manning's elbow.
Manning blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Rienfeldt doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Rienfeldt blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Rienfeldt tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Manning avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rienfeldt can't find room to land a body shot as Manning controls the action.
Manning avoiding damage as Rienfeldt throws knees to the body.
Rienfeldt misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Manning.
Rienfeldt misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Manning.
Manning on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Manning managing to block the knees to the body from Rienfeldt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rienfeldt misses with a body punch.
Rienfeldt goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Rienfeldt misses with a punch to the body.
Manning blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Rienfeldt tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Rienfeldt pushes Manning back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
A short left from Manning.
Manning can't find room to land a body shot as Rienfeldt controls the action.
Manning prevents a body shot from Rienfeldt.
Rienfeldt tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Manning avoids it.
Manning tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Rienfeldt trying to land knees to the body.
Rienfeldt scores with a hook to the body.
Manning on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Rienfeldt tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Manning avoids it.
Manning prevents a body shot from Rienfeldt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Manning goes for a takedown in the clinch but Rienfeldt prevents it.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Manning doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Rienfeldt tries to land knees in the clinch but Manning avoids the damage to the body.
Rienfeldt tries to land knees in the clinch but Manning avoids the damage to the body.
Manning blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Manning lands a body shot in the clinch.
Rienfeldt can't find room to land a body shot as Manning controls the action.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Manning creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Rienfeldt lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Rienfeldt pushes Manning back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rienfeldt trying to land knees to the body.
Rienfeldt lands a nice shot to the body.
Rienfeldt tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Rienfeldt pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Rienfeldt misses with a body shot.
Manning tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rienfeldt was well out of range. Poor timing from Manning.
Rienfeldt slips under a jab from Manning.
Manning throws a body shot but no joy.
A jab from Manning misses.
Rienfeldt digs a good body shot into Manning's ribs.
Troy Manning seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Rienfeldt bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Manning steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Rienfeldt. That one must have hurt.
Rienfeldt takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Rienfeldt throws a hook but Manning blocks it.
Rienfeldt throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Manning really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
A slow jab from Manning misses its intended target.
Manning throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Manning misses with a looping right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rienfeldt connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
An inside leg kick lands from Rienfeldt.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The fighters circling - Manning throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Manning moves out of range of the body kick.
Rienfeldt misses with a body shot
and Manning counters with a nice uppercut.
Manning looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
The fighters circling - Manning throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Rienfeldt steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Manning.
Manning moves away from the strike by Rienfeldt.
Manning throws the left hand but Rienfeldt avoids the punch easily.
Manning waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Rienfeldt.
Manning throws a solid leg kick but Rienfeldt takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Manning.
Rienfeldt fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Crunch! Rienfeldt slams his shin into Manning's torso.

Oooooh!!! Rienfeldt has knocked Manning down with a huge combo! Rienfeldt steps away and waves a wobbly Manning back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!
Manning blocks a head kick by Rienfeldt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Fredrik Rienfeldt dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Troy Manning'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.


Rienfeldt slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Manning misses with a straight left.
Rienfeldt walks into a straight right hand from Manning.
Rienfeldt avoids the body shot from Manning.
Fredrik Rienfeldt seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Manning gets hit by the mother of all head kicks and drops to the canvas in a crumpled heap! Woooow, the Internet is going to be talking about this one for weeks!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:21 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Fredrik Rienfeldt!
Fredrik Rienfeldt is the new welterweight champion!
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Event: GAMMA#699 Shin v Hyde     
Date:   Mar 24, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 758 p4p, 111 weight class) and The Sandman (ranked 768 p4p, 113 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.

186 cm
31
212 lbs
18 - 11 - 0
180 cm
34
210 lbs
20 - 16 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, The Sandman!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Donald Grub and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sandman will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Ericsson misses with the body kick

and Sandman counters with a single leg into guard. Ericsson didn't expect that.
Ericsson wants to sweep here but Sandman controlling him for the moment.
Sandman pushing down on Ericsson's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Ericsson has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Sandman is working away from the top position though.
Sandman is nestled in close to Ericsson, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Ericsson controlling the position well.
Ericsson keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson is looking to control Sandman's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Ericsson avoid being mounted?
Ericsson is looking to improve his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson is concentrating on defense, preventing Sandman from advancing position.
Ericsson is looking to improve his position.

Sandman is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Ericsson has managed to free his arm - good work.
Ericsson controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.

Sandman is working for a kimura but Ericsson is defending it quite comfortably.
Ericsson taking some punishment here, with Sandman in his half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Sandman working Ericsson over with strikes.
Ericsson trying to control but Sandman postures up.
Ericsson wants to get back to full guard.
Ericsson is pressing down on Sandman's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Sandman stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Ericsson swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Sandman advances position into side control!
Ericsson sneaks back into half guard.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Sandman is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Ericsson doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Sandman.
Ericsson is looking for a sweep. Sandman is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Sandman looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Ericsson tries to get to full guard but Sandman has control of the leg.
Sandman seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

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.

Sandman is working for a submission of some sort.

Sandman is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Ericsson sees it coming and defends easily.
Sandman trying to control the action but Ericsson is working from the bottom.
Ericsson is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Sandman throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ericsson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Ericsson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Sandman is out of range.

Ericsson gets a takedown into half guard.
Sandman wants to improve his position but Ericsson is controlling well.

Sandman looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Ericsson is controlling the pace.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sandman is trying to get back to full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Sandman looking for submissions off his back.

Sandman actively working from the bottom here.

Sandman looking for submissions off his back.

Sandman looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Ericsson landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Ericsson wants to control but Sandman is keeping him busy.
The fighters are battling for position here. Sandman manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Ericsson cracks Sandman with a solid left hand.

Sandman looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Ericsson is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.

Sandman looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Sandman looking for a sweep. Not yet Sandman, not yet.
Ericsson trying to control the position from guard on top but Sandman is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Sandman throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Ericsson escapes and throws Sandman's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Sandman is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Sandman is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Ericsson slips a nice elbow through Sandman's hands, connecting with Sandman's forehead.
Sandman is trying to get back to full guard.

Sandman is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Ericsson pulls his head out easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sandman tries to roll over but Ericsson keeps him under control.

Sandman looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Ericsson slows the pace down in half guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Sandman slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ludvig Ericsson dominated that second round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!



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

Sandman is rocked!

It looks like The Sandman has been cut.
Ericsson throws a front kick that sends Sandman stumbling back into the cage.
Sandman blocks the body kick.
Ericsson is looking to land body kicks.
Sandman throws a body punch but Ericsson moves out of range.
Sandman 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.
Sandman with a poor takedown
and Ericsson counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Donk. Ericsson catches Sandman right on the button with a cross.
The fighters circling - Ericsson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sandman shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Ericsson defends it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Sandman doesn't seem bothered though.
A solid leg kick lands there for Ericsson.

Ericsson lands a big head kick that sends Sandman tumbling to the mat! Ericsson takes a step backwards and waves Sandman back to his feet - he wants the finish!
Sandman is still on wobbly legs! Can Ericsson finish him?
Ericsson closes the distance and lands a brutal uppercut that knocks Sandman out! We're looking at the replay now - he was out before he hit the floor!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:33 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Ludvig Ericsson!
The Sandman was interviewed post fight and said 'cunt was doped up'.
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Event: GC 199     
Date:   Mar 17, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Brain Buro (ranked 1601 p4p, 154 weight class) and Mannie Parazinho (ranked 2470 p4p, 224 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Buro might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Brian Boro`s March. This should be fireworks!

182 cm
33
155 lbs
20 - 17 - 1
174 cm
31
152 lbs
7 - 7 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Brain Buro!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Mannie Parazinho!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Franklin, Frank Dennis and Gwen Towbar.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Buro circles away from the clinch attempt.
A telegraphed right hand from Parazinho misses the target.

Parazinho clinches up against the cage.

Buro breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Parazinho swings for the body but Buro moves out of range.
Brain Buro seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Parazinho slips a straight right by Buro.
Buro fails to land with a series of punches.
Parazinho looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Parazinho fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Buro.
Parazinho tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Parazinho lands a jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Buro. Parazinho does a little dance to reset his feet.
Parazinho throws a jab when Buro was well out of range.
Parazinho throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Buro counter with a right hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Parazinho keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Buro connects with a single shot there.
Buro lands a nice hook to Parazinho's body. Parazinho takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Nice cross by Parazinho.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Buro misses with a wild combination.
Buro slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from Parazinho misses the target.
A punch combination from Buro misses.
Parazinho is looking to score with low kicks.
Buro seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Buro lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Parazinho backs up against the cage.
Buro throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Parazinho lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Parazinho cracks the inside of Buro's front leg.
Buro throws a big shot that misses.
Buro throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Parazinho bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Parazinho lands with a right hand.
Parazinho misses with a low kick.
Buro is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Parazinho keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Buro.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Parazinho! But no joy.
Buro looks to land a right hand but Parazinho moved out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Parazinho! But no joy.
Buro's corner calls for a 1-2. Buro obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Nice body kick from Parazinho.
Parazinho dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Buro. That did some damage!
An inside leg kick lands from Parazinho.
Parazinho tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Buro was well out of range. Poor timing from Parazinho.
Buro looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Parazinho throws a lazy uppercut
and Buro makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Buro throws a right hand that misses
and Parazinho counters with an outside leg kick.
Parazinho misses with a right hand
and Buro counters with a straight right hand.
Buro throws a shot from downtown. Parazinho moves away and avoids it.
Parazinho moves out of range of the strikes.
Buro looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Parazinho lands a nice looking kick to the body. Buro takes a step back to recover.
Parazinho lands a leg kick that knocks Buro off balance momentarily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Buro lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Parazinho looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Buro keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Buro throws a poor cross that misses
and Parazinho counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Buro scores with a jab. Parazinho acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Buro is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Parazinho misses the jab.
Buro cracks Parazinho with a good jab.
Buro misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Buro throws out a loose jab but Parazinho uses good head movement to avoid it.
Parazinho connects with a looping right hand.
Parazinho lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

Buro is rocked!

Parazinho clinches up against the cage.
Oh Buro is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Buro tries to circle away but Parazinho has him pinned against the cage.
Parazinho keeps control of Buro as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Parazinho lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Parazinho lands a big right hand that drops Buro! The killer instinct kicks in and Parazinho finishes his opponent with a series of strikes from mount. A dominating finish by Parazinho!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Mannie Parazinho!
After winning the bout, Mannie Parazinho thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: DUEL#138 Parker vs Hoffman     
Date:   Mar 17, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Eric Staal (ranked 634 p4p, 82 weight class) and Castor Rollins (ranked 789 p4p, 101 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

180 cm
30
192 lbs
16 - 6 - 1
188 cm
37
187 lbs
31 - 18 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Eric Staal!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Castor Rollins!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Eddie Farnsworth and Steve Montenegro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rollins swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Rollins connects with a crisp jab.
Rollins takes a swing at Staal's ribcage but misses.
Staal lands a jab.
Staal throws a nice looking combination but Rollins bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Staal dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Staal connects with a body shot that sends Rollins's belly button to the back.
Rollins tries to bum rush Staal with a series of wild strikes but Staal uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Staal moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Rollins moves out of range as Staal throws a body kick.
Rollins misses with a shot to the body
and Staal connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Staal scores with a hook.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Staal 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 Rollins has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Rollins and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Staal chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Staal fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Rollins checks it well.
Rollins lands with a hook. Staal tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Staal lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Staal just misses with a punch to the body.
Staal looks to land a right hand but Rollins moved out of range.
The fighters circling - Rollins throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Staal tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Rollins defends well and Staal ends up having to push Rollins into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Rollins throws a series of punches but Staal moves out of range.
Rollins moves out of range of the body kick from Staal.
Rollins misses with a left hand
letting Staal counter with a right hand.
Castor Rollins is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A combination from Rollins does no damage.
Staal swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Staal scores with a spinning back kick!
Staal lunges at Rollins with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Rollins's hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Staal misses with a body shot.
Rollins scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Staal doesn't seem bothered though.
Staal throws a leg kick which misses Rollins's front leg but catches the back leg as Rollins tries to avoid it.
Staal looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Rollins steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Staal.
Rollins walks into a jab.
Rollins throws a shot from downtown. Staal moves away and avoids it.
Staal fails with a takedown attempt.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Staal, right into the meat.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rollins misses with a straight right.
Staal attempts a counter takedown but Rollins avoids it well and moves away.
Staal lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Staal drops his hands momentarily and Rollins takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Rollins throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Staal bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Rollins ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Staal moves away.
Rollins throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Rollins throws a shot from downtown. Staal moves away and avoids it.
Staal misses with a leg kick.
Staal lands a really nice looking cross but Rollins seems unphased.
Rollins defending well as Staal loads up on a big left hand.
Rollins misses with a shot to the body
enabling Staal to counter with a crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rollins uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Staal tries to land a front kick but Rollins steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

Staal shoots in and gets a takedown into Rollins's guard.
Staal is standing up over Rollins. Rollins looks to escape but Staal dives into side control.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Staal misses with the ground and pound.
Staal is trying to ground and pound but Rollins uses the momentary lack of control by Staal to regain half guard.
Staal content to control rather than advance.
Staal not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Staal throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Staal looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Staal gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Rollins.
Staal misses with a shot to the body

and Rollins counters by moving into the clinch.
Staal lands a left hand.
Staal blocks an uppercut.
Rollins takes a shot to the head.
Staal misses with a short punch on the inside.
Staal wants a takedown but no success here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Staal changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Rollins fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Rollins swinging wildly here.
Rollins ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Staal moves away.
Staal misses with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Staal bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
Staal misses with the ground and pound.
Rollins parries the strikes from Staal easily there. Staal is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Rollins to escape.
You can see the frustration on Rollins's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Staal tries to score with some ground and pound. Rollins controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Rollins can't do much from the bottom here.
Staal tries to score with some ground and pound. Rollins controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Rollins tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Staal wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Staal working the head and body with strikes.
Rollins tries to bench press Staal off him but Staal keeps the position.
Staal trying to control the position but Rollins is working away.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Staal is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
The strikes coming from Staal are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Staal lands an elbow.
Rollins defending against the ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Staal postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Rollins tries to bench press Staal off him but Staal keeps the position.
Staal lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Rollins down.
Staal wants to lay and pray for a moment but Rollins keeps working.
Staal is putting a hurting on Rollins here, landing some big shots from side control.
Staal throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Staal working the ground and pound.
Staal trying to control the position but Rollins is working away.
Staal in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rollins manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Eric Staal overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Rollins is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Staal working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Rollins's thigh. Rollins counters though and makes it back to full guard.
Staal trying to control the position from guard on top but Rollins is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Staal 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 crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Staal throws a big right hand that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Eric Staal 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. And we move into the final round!


Staal missing with a left hand there. Rollins was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Rollins throws a hook to the side of Staal's head but Staal sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Staal misses with a low kick.
Rollins tries to counter with a clinch but Staal shakes him off and moves away.
Rollins checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Staal uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Rollins.
A low kick from Staal is predictable there

and Rollins holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Rollins has a couple of punches blocked by Staal.
Staal wants a takedown but no success here.

Staal 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.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Staal.
Staal thumps Rollins with a low kick.
Rollins misses with a double jab.
Staal shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Rollins pinned against the cage. Rollins gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rollins swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Staal.
Rollins connects with a right hand. Staal shakes it off.
Rollins lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Staal ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Rollins ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Staal moves away.
As Rollins backs away, Staal returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Rollins misses with a wild body shot.
Rollins uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Staal.
Castor Rollins has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rollins loads up on a big right hand but Staal slips the punch.
Staal ducks right into an uppercut from Rollins.
Rollins misses with a body shot.
Staal swings for the body but Rollins moves out of range.
Rollins throws out a loose jab but Staal uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rollins checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Rollins tries to counter by closing the distance.
Rollins throws a big shot that misses.
Staal scores with a nice body kick.
Rollins looks to score with a jab to the body but Staal is just out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rollins checks a leg kick.
Staal is looking to slow Rollins down with leg kicks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Staal. Rollins does a little dance to reset his feet.
Staal on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Rollins misses with a wild body shot.
Staal misses with a looping left.
Staal cracks Rollins with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
A slapping body kick lands there for Staal.
Staal shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Staal bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Staal lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Staal lands a leg kick that knocks Rollins off balance momentarily.
Eric Staal is winning the standup battle so far.
Staal just misses with a punch to the body.
Nice shot by Staal.
Eric Staal is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Staal moves out of range as Rollins strikes.
Rollins lands with a good body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Rollins checks a leg kick nicely.
Rollins misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Staal.
Staal appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Rollins throws a big shot that misses.
Rollins is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Staal.
As Rollins backs away, Staal returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Staal fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Rollins on the side of the head.
Staal ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Rollins moves away.
Rollins tries to counter with a clinch but Staal shakes him off and moves away.
Staal connects with a looping right hand.
Staal avoids the body shot from Rollins.
Staal half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 30:27
Judge Eddie Farnsworth scores the fight 30:28
Judge Steve Montenegro scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Eric Staal!
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Event: GAMMA#696 Goodman v Asai 2     
Date:   Mar 10, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Matt Quin (ranked 199 p4p, 31 weight class) and Basten Sodergren (ranked 174 p4p, 27 weight class). Quin comes to the cage accompanied by Captain Jack - Iko Iko. Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the prize buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!

195 cm
35
190 lbs
30 - 14 - 2
180 cm
31
192 lbs
24 - 10 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

IniTech Nutrition
Urban Fighter

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
BuriedAlive// Fight Gear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Matt Quin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Basten Sodergren!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A telegraphed right hand from Quin misses the target.
Sodergren takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Quin fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Matt Quin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sodergren fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Quin has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Sodergren goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.

It looks like Matt Quin has been cut.
Sodergren takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Quin misses with a hook. Sodergren ducked under it nicely.
Quin takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A bone on bone clash there as Quin blocks the leg kick.
Sodergren steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Quin.
Quin moves away from the strike by Sodergren.
Sodergren steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Quin.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Quin throws a shot to the body.
Sodergren throws a nice outside leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sodergren. Quin does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sodergren missing with a left hand there. Quin was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Quin throws a jab but it's blocked by Sodergren.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Quin closes the distance and clinches up with Sodergren, looking for a takedown. Quin pushes Sodergren against the cage but Sodergren circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Sodergren swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Quin swings for the body but Sodergren moves out of range.
Basten Sodergren is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Quin uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sodergren.
Sodergren ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Quin lands the left hand.
Quin connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Quin takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
A cross from Quin lands.
A looping hook to the body misses from Quin. Sodergren does a little dance to reset his feet.
Quin misses with an uppercut
and Sodergren makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Quin throws out a loose jab but Sodergren uses good head movement to avoid it.
Quin lands with a cross.
Sodergren stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Sodergren wants it to stay on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Matt Quin. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Sodergren scores with a jab. Quin acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sodergren scores with a decent looking hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sodergren lands a body shot.
Quin blocks a leg kick.
Quin looks to throw the jab but Sodergren is out of range.
Quin throws a big shot that misses.
Quin looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Sodergren is fending him off so far but Quin persists. Nope, Sodergren circles away and we're back to standing.
Sodergren attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Quin uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Sodergren.
Nice body punch from Sodergren.
Sodergren misses with a hook.
Quin uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sodergren.
Sodergren just misses with a punch to the body.
Sodergren throws a sloppy head kick and Quin moves out of range easily.
Quin slips a jab from Sodergren.
Sodergren misses with a hook.
Quin shoots for a takedown but Sodergren saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sodergren connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

Quin shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Quin showed some decent athleticism there.
Sodergren controlling the position for now.
Sodergren moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Sodergren not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Quin trying to control the position from guard on top but Sodergren is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Sodergren wants to stand but Quin is controlling the position.
Quin stays in close to Sodergren's body and controls the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sodergren wants to get back to his feet but Quin is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Quin sitting in guard here, content to control.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Quin moves away from the strike by Sodergren.
Sodergren displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Quin.

Quin shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Quin was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Quin is chipping away with strikes.
Sodergren is trying to improve his position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sodergren ducks right into an uppercut from Quin.
The crowd cheers as Quin lands an impressive looking overhand right. Sodergren doesn't seem phased though.
Sodergren defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Quin.
Horrible takedown attempt by Quin or perhaps it was just good defense by Sodergren, which made it look bad.
Quin is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Sodergren scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Quin lands a nice shot to the body.
Sodergren needs to keep his hands up - Quin had a free shot at his head there.
Sodergren throws a front kick aimed at Quin's knee but Quin avoids it well.
Quin is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sodergren misses with a low kick.
Quin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Quin throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Sodergren was covering up waiting for the punch and Quin finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Quin trying to control but Sodergren is working from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Quin throwing strikes from guard but Sodergren blocks nicely.
Quin pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Sodergren is keeping the position for now.
Quin forces his way into half guard.
Quin is trying to control. Sodergren wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

Quin wants to work for an arm triangle but Sodergren is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Quin wants to control but Sodergren is keeping him busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Sodergren is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Quin is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Quin frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Sodergren is looking to get to half guard.
Sodergren manages to control the position for a moment.
Quin lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Sodergren is squirming around, avoiding Quin's attempts to control the action.
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.
Sodergren working to try and regain half guard.
Quin trying to control but Sodergren is having none of it.
Sodergren tries to reverse the position but Quin maintains control.
Sodergren in a bad spot here, taking shots to the head.
Sodergren holding onto his opponent's waist for dear life, as Quin tries to land some strikes to get him to release his grip.
Sodergren keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Quin looking to control and managing it successfully.
Quin scores with a couple of good head shots there.
Quin prevents Sodergren from getting the reversal.
Quin sends his fist crashing into the mat - the crowd let out a collective ooooooh. Let's hope he's not broken it!
Quin avoids the attempt from Sodergren to control.
Quin sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Quin is working for a guillotine from mount but Sodergren frees his head quite easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sodergren throws a shot from downtown. Quin moves away and avoids it.
Quin tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Sodergren defends well and Quin ends up having to push Sodergren into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Quin dips to his left and cracks Sodergren with an uppercut!
Basten Sodergren seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Quin is defended easily by Sodergren.
Quin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Sodergren can pounce on him.
A jab from Sodergren misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sodergren ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Quin moves away.
Quin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sodergren tries a quick counter leg kick but Quin is wise to it.
Quin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sodergren.
Sodergren scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.

Sodergren rushes Quin and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sodergren is pressed up against the cage. Quin has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Sodergren down to the mat. Sodergren avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Matt Quin. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Sodergren misses with an uppercut. Quin saw that one coming.
Quin takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Quin scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.

Quin scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Quin happy to just control the position for now.
Sodergren tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Quin wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Quin in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.

Quin looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Sodergren is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Quin creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Sodergren sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Sodergren manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sodergren wants to control but Quin is keeping him busy.
Quin gets full guard.
Sodergren is looking to stand up but Quin won't let him.
Quin controls Sodergren momentarily but Sodergren frees himself.
Sodergren must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Quin manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Sodergren manages to get himself to full guard.

Quin stops Sodergren from standing up.
Quin trying to control but Sodergren is working from the bottom.
Quin 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.
Sodergren wants to sweep but no luck.
Quin will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Quin looking to pass the guard.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Quin postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Sodergren is looking to stand up but Quin isn't so interested in that idea.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Nice jab there from Quin.
Quin dives in and grabs Sodergren's left leg, looking for a takedown. Sodergren pushes down on Quin's head and hops out.
Sodergren waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Quin.
Quin is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Quin scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Nice body punch from Sodergren.
Sodergren scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Sodergren walks into a straight right hand from Quin.
Sodergren wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Quin shoots and misses
letting Sodergren counter with a right hand.

And that's the end of the fight!
Basten Sodergren comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Sodergren 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 28:29
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Basten Sodergren!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
49%

 

Event: DFN#32 Napoleon vs Vee     
Date:   Mar 10, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Benny Andersson (ranked 331 p4p, 52 weight class) and Jiu Jitsu (ranked 724 p4p, 109 weight class). Jiu Jitsu is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

186 cm
31
208 lbs
19 - 8 - 0
183 cm
34
214 lbs
31 - 21 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

IniTech Nutrition

Urban Fighter
KAISER Nutrition - Q160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benny Andersson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 21 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Jiu Jitsu!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Alyssa Summers and Lou da Vinci.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Jitsu closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Andersson quickly recovers to half guard.
Andersson trying to control here.
Jitsu prevents Andersson from standing back up.

Jitsu is working for a submission of some sort.
Andersson keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.
Andersson is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Jitsu scores with a couple of nice shots.

Jitsu looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
My spies in AREA 51 inform me that Jitsu has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Andersson is trying to get back to full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Andersson wants to control but Jitsu is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Jitsu not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Andersson is looking to improve his position.

Jitsu is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Jitsu is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Jitsu is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.

Jitsu is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Jitsu not landing any meaningful shots this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Jitsu is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Andersson defends it well.
Andersson wants to get back to his feet.

Jitsu is trying to work for a kimura but Andersson is defending well.

Jitsu is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.

Andersson is defending against the submission attempts here by Jitsu.
Andersson trying to control but Jitsu postures up.
Jitsu has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Jitsu working the head and body with strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jitsu is thwarting Andersson's attempts to control the position.
Andersson tries to roll over but Jitsu keeps him under control.
Andersson is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at Hunter MMA, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Andersson keeping control of the position.

Jitsu is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.

Jitsu is actively looking for submissions here but good counter grappling here from Andersson as he works his way to full guard.
Jitsu throws a big elbow that misses.

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


Jitsu is looking for a triangle but Andersson pushes his legs off easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Andersson stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Jitsu swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Andersson is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Jitsu wants to sweep here but Andersson controlling him for the moment.

Jitsu looking for a guillotine here but Andersson defends easily.

Jitsu throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Andersson escapes and throws Jitsu's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Jitsu is looking to reverse the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jitsu misses with a takedown
and Andersson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

It looks like Jiu Jitsu has been cut.
Andersson works Jitsu's body with a nice hook.
Jitsu shoots for a takedown but Andersson saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Andersson throws a counter high kick but Jitsu was just alert enough to avoid it.
Andersson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Jitsu is out of range.
Jitsu changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Andersson tries to work over Jitsu's front leg with a kick but Jitsu checks it.
Andersson fails to land with a series of punches.
Andersson swings widly with a right hand
and Jitsu counters with a nice low kick that buckles Andersson's knee momentarily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jitsu dives in and grabs Andersson's left leg, looking for a takedown. Andersson pushes down on Jitsu's head and hops out.
Benny Andersson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jiu Jitsu.
Andersson misses with a body kick.
Jitsu shoots in and drives through. Andersson sprawls well.
Jitsu shoots in for a double leg but Andersson sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Jitsu with a poor takedown
and Andersson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Jitsu is looking to score with low kicks.
Andersson appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jitsu closes this distance looking for a takedown but Andersson circles away.
Andersson throwing a counter right hand but Jitsu manages to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Andersson misses with a low kick.
Andersson lands with a nice combination. Jitsu backs away looking to recover.
Jitsu checks the leg kick.
Andersson stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Andersson wants it to stay on the feet.
Andersson throwing a counter right hand but Jitsu manages to avoid it.
Benny Andersson is winning the standup battle so far.
Andersson misses with a hook

and Jitsu counters with a shoot takedown. Andersson fights it but they end up in guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Andersson pushes Jitsu off and scrambles back to his feet.
Andersson lands with a cross.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Andersson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Jitsu shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Andersson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A clash of legs there as Jitsu blocks the low kick.
Jitsu tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Andersson misses with a leg kick

and Jitsu decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Andersson's guard.

The fighters are working up against the cage. Andersson manages to wriggle his way back to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched against the cage.
Andersson lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jitsu is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Andersson gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Andersson breaks the clinch.
Andersson keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.

Jitsu takes the fight into the clinch.

Andersson manages to break the clinch.
Jitsu changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Andersson tries to avoid it but Jitsu manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Andersson to the ground. Andersson escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Andersson is looking to counter punch.
Andersson moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benny Andersson dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Jiu Jitsu's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Andersson misses the shot to the body.
Andersson lands a nice looking body shot.
Jitsu goes for a double leg but Andersson avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Andersson continues to drive forward.
Andersson moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Andersson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Andersson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Jitsu. That did some damage!
Jitsu avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Andersson slaps away a takedown attempt from Jitsu, before circling back to the center of the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Andersson looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Andersson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Jitsu can do to turn this around?
Andersson fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Jitsu checks it well.
Andersson cracks Jitsu with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Benny Andersson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Andersson lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Andersson keeps the fight on the outside.
As Jitsu backs away, Andersson returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Jitsu shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Andersson as he jumps to the side.
Benny Andersson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jiu Jitsu.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Andersson throws the left hand but Jitsu avoids the punch easily.
Andersson throws a shot to the body.
Andersson misses with a wild body shot.

Jitsu moves into the clinch successfully.

Jitsu gets a trip takedown into half guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jitsu prevents Andersson from improving his position.
Andersson wants to get back to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Andersson is trying to get back to full guard.
Jitsu prevents Andersson from standing back up.
Andersson is looking for a sweep. Jitsu is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Jitsu throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.

Jitsu is actively looking for submissions here but good counter grappling here from Andersson as he works his way to full guard.
Andersson seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Andersson wants to stand up but Jitsu is controlling him.
Jitsu missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Andersson not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Jitsu in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Andersson is looking to stand up but Jitsu isn't so interested in that idea.
Jiu Jitsu has got the better of the ground game so far.

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

Andersson slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.

Andersson has had enough of the ground for now and decides to stand.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Jitsu takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 29:28
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 29:28
Judge Lou da Vinci scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Benny Andersson!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
37%

 

Event: GC 197     
Date:   Mar 10, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lin Shui (ranked 2576 p4p, 284 weight class) and Brandon Stark (ranked 4720 p4p, 480 weight class). On his way into the cage it seems that Lin Shui has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Lin Shui seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

165 cm
28
149 lbs
7 - 7 - 0
176 cm
30
167 lbs
9 - 19 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Lin Shui!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Brandon Stark!
The judges for this bout are Bruno Lombardi, Joseph Jones and Jorge Garcia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Stark checks a leg kick.
Stark on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Shui. Shui obviously looking to wear him down.
Stark has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
A looping hook to the body misses from Stark. Shui does a little dance to reset his feet.

Shui throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Stark tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Shui is in Stark's guard.

Stark is scooting his butt against the cage and has managed to get back to his feet. Shui presses him back against the cage, presumably looking to take the fight back to the mat.
Shui misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Shui misses with a short punch on the inside.
Shui tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Stark wants to get back to striking at distance but Shui won't allow it.
Shui's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.

Stark breaks the clinch.
Stark takes a jab right on the kisser.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nice body punch from Stark.
Stark misses with an uppercut. Shui saw that one coming.
Stark throws an overhand right that lands on Shui's shoulder, as Shui tries to avoid the shot.
Shui takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shui misses with a straight right.
Shui misses with a hook. Stark ducked under it nicely.
Shui throws a leg kick which misses Stark's front leg but catches the back leg as Stark tries to avoid it.
Shui throws a shot to the body.
Stark ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Shui moves away.
Stark bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Shui's head backwards.
Stark misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Shui.
Shui throws a jab when Stark was well out of range.
Stark stalks Shui and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Shui's face. Shui staggers backwards, shaken.
Stark lands with a straight right. Shui didn't see that one coming.
Stark throws an off balance right hand
and Shui counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Shui with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Stark to score with a decent uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Stark misses with an uppercut.
Stark checks the leg kick nicely there.
Stark throws a counter combo.
Stark lunges at Shui with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Shui's hand.
Shui bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Shui was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A looping hook to the body misses from Stark. Shui does a little dance to reset his feet.
Shui was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Shui keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Shui appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Stark throws a sloppy body shot
and Shui counters with an inside leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stark on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Stark on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Stark throws a low kick but Shui avoids it.
Shui misses with a low kick.
Shui misses the shot to the body.
Shui keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Stark scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Shui throws a body punch but Stark moves out of range.
No joy there for Shui, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Shui takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Shui swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Brandon Stark seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Shui swings for the body but Stark moves out of range.
Stark cracks Shui with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Shui throws a half hearted mid kick.
Stark throws a body punch but Shui moves out of range.
Stark looks to score with a jab to the body but Shui is just out of range.
Shui takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Shui throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Stark.
Stark looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Shui throws a body punch but Stark moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Shui, right into the meat.
Stark is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Stark scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Stark misses the shot to the body.
Stark waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Shui.
Brandon Stark is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Stark misses with a hook.
Stark throws an off balance right hand
and Shui counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Shui lands a leg kick that knocks Stark off balance momentarily.
Stark cracks Shui with an open hand slap.
Shui displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Stark throws out the jab.
Stark throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Shui scores with a nice right hand.
Stark lands a jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Shui moves away from the strike by Stark.
Stark misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Shui.
Stark throws a lazy right hand but Shui sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Shui half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Shui misses with an uppercut. Stark saw that one coming.
Stark fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Shui manages to avoid it.
Shui throws a hook but Stark blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stark misses with a low kick as Shui jumps back.
Shui takes one on the button.
A punch combination from Stark misses.
Stark throws a jab but it's blocked by Shui.
An inside leg kick from Shui misses.
Stark scores with a jab to the body.
Stark just misses with a punch to the body.
Stark takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Stark misses with the combination.
Shui is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Stark.
Stark throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

Shui closes the distance and pushes Stark back into the cage.
Stark blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Stark is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Shui lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Shui lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.

It looks like Brandon Stark has been cut.
Stark throws an elbow but it misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Good shot there by Stark.

Shui fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Stark sprawls well initially but Shui persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Shui looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Stark on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Stark trying to control but Shui postures up.
Stark is looking to improve his position.
Shui is taking a breather. Stark says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Shui is trying to control the action in half guard but Stark is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Stark wants to get back to full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shui is keen to just control but Stark is a slippery customer.
Stark regains full guard. Nicely done.
Stark is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Stark is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Shui looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Shui shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
A little jabbing left from Stark on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Brandon Stark is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

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.
Shui looks to land a right hand but Stark moved out of range.
Stark misses with a lunging right hand
and Shui cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Stark ducks under a wild hook from Shui.
Shui is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Stark.
Stark avoids the body shot from Shui.
A looping hook to the body misses from Stark. Shui does a little dance to reset his feet.
Stark misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Shui tests Stark's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Shui fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Stark on the side of the head.
Shui misses with a wild body shot.
Shui uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Stark.
Nice defenses there by Stark.
Shui connects with a good right hand that stumbles Stark. Stark circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Stark misses with an uppercut
and Stark takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Stark throws a left and a right that both miss

and Shui counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Shui.
Shui missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Shui stopping the sweep attempt from Stark.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Stark is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Shui is aware though and is defending well.
Shui is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Shui trying to control but Stark is working from the bottom.
Stark working a defensive guard here.
Shui is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Stark bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Shui's guard.


That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Stark trying to control the position from guard on top but Shui is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Shui seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Stark loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Stark looking to pass the guard.
Shui is controlling Stark's posture.
Shui tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Shui controlling the position.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Lin Shui dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Brandon Stark'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. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Stark throws a series of punches but Shui avoids them all with ease.
Sloppy strikes from Stark. Those never looked like landing.
Shui swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Shui sizes up Stark with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Stark throws a right hand that misses
and Shui counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Stark throws a jab but it's blocked by Shui.
Stark looks for the body kick but Shui saw that one coming.
Shui takes a swing at Stark's ribcage but misses.
A clash of legs there as Shui blocks the low kick.
Shui throws a jab when Stark was well out of range.
Shui misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Stark.
Stark chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Shui can pounce on him.
Shui throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Stark misses with a two punch combination.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stark lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Danga de danga de dang - Shui scores with a four punch combination!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Shui waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Stark.
Stark lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Shui takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Shui takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stark fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Shui misses with a body shot.
Stark throws out a counter right but Shui avoids it with no problem.
Stark keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Shui.
Shui avoids a punch combination nicely.
Stark throws a combination that misses
and Shui counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Stark throws a body punch but Shui moves out of range.
Shui moves out of range of the body kick from Stark.
Stark ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Shui moves away.
A swing and a miss from Stark.
Shui keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
An attempted straight right counter from Shui misses the target.
Shui misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Stark.
Stark misses with the combination.
Shui throws the kick towards the body but Stark avoids it.
Stark misses with a right hand
and Shui makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Shui takes one to the chin there.
Brandon Stark seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Shui cracks a nice hook into Stark's ribs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Shui throws a hook but Stark avoids it easily.
Shui throws a body punch but Stark moves out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Shui throws a lazy right hand but Stark sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A countering left hand to the body from Stark misses.
Stark fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Shui manages to avoid it.
Shui waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Stark.
Shui fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Stark.
Shui avoids a kick to the body.
It looked like Shui was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Stark.
Shui slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Stark throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

Shui looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Stark!
Shui tries to move to mount but Stark blocks the move with his legs.

Shui goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Stark rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Shui's guard! Nice work there by Stark!
Shui 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.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

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

Shui is rocked!
Stark working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Oh Shui is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Stark controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Brandon Stark has got the better of the ground game so far.
Stark postures up from his opponent's guard, before exploding into some vicious ground and pound! Shui covers up, he's hurt! Stark keeps throwing the strikes, glancing at the referee... Will he stop it?? One more big shot from Stark and the ref steps in to end the fight! Stark can't hide his delight as he celebrates with his corner.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:37 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Brandon Stark!
A relieved looking Brandon Stark thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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hype
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FIGHT
RATING
85%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 170     
Date:   Mar 10, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Dick Pound (ranked 2065 p4p, 232 weight class) and Gabriel Zackrisson (ranked 783 p4p, 95 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.

176 cm
26
162 lbs
12 - 8 - 1
175 cm
30
159 lbs
17 - 7 - 1
BJJ Brown Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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KAISER Nutrition - Q160



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 12 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Dick Pound!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Gabriel Zackrisson!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Ben Zyskovitsi and Anni Minnemäki.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pound checks a low kick from Zackrisson.
A counter left hand to the body from Pound misses its target.
Zackrisson throws a leg kick that misses.
Zackrisson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Pound.
Zackrisson misses with a looping left.
A counter left hand to the body from Pound misses its target.
Pound defending well as Zackrisson loads up on a big left hand.
Pound is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Zackrisson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Zackrisson thuds his right hand into Pound's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Pound ducks under a wild hook from Zackrisson.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Zackrisson lands a head shot.
Zackrisson pivots, looking for a leg kick but Pound is out of range and Zackrisson settles back down.
A quick step to the side and Pound tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
A swing and a miss from Zackrisson.
Pound swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pound avoids the body shot from Zackrisson.
Pound swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Gabriel Zackrisson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Zackrisson looks to throw the jab but Pound is out of range.
Pound checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Zackrisson throws a head kick but Pound moves out of range.
Zackrisson pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Pound tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Pound is looking to wear down Zackrisson with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Zackrisson pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Pound uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Zackrisson.
A quick step to the side and Pound tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Zackrisson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Pound's sensitive parts.
Zackrisson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Zackrisson lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Zackrisson throws a low kick, looking for Pound's leg but Pound calmly moves out of range.
Pound checks the leg kick nicely there.
Zackrisson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Pound was well out of range. Poor timing from Zackrisson.
Pound swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Zackrisson throws a lazy uppercut
and Pound counters with a left to the body.
Zackrisson misses with a body punch
and Pound counters with a right hand to the body.
Some bone on bone action there as Pound checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Pound half committed to a counter leg kick.
Pound walks into a stiff left hand from Zackrisson.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Zackrisson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Zackrisson turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Pound.
Pound appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Zackrisson throws a leg kick but Pound sees it coming and checks it nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Zackrisson attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
It looked like Pound was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Zackrisson.
Pound blocks a head kick by Zackrisson.
Pound swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Zackrisson tried to score with a low kick but Pound checks it.
Zackrisson swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Pound was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Zackrisson throws the left hand but Pound avoids the punch easily.
A quick step to the side and Pound tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pound walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Pound moves out of range of the leg kick from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson throws an off balance right hand
and Pound counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Pound uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson throws an overhand right that lands on Pound's shoulder, as Pound tries to avoid the shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Zackrisson.
Pound was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Zackrisson looks to land a right hand but Pound moved out of range.
Pound appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Zackrisson misses with a wild body shot.
Zackrisson lands with a nice body punch.
Zackrisson throws a jab but it's blocked by Pound.
Zackrisson fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Pound looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Zackrisson throws a hook but Pound avoids it easily.
Pound staying out of range there.
A counter left hand to the body from Pound misses its target.
Zackrisson scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Zackrisson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Zackrisson cracks Pound with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gabriel Zackrisson 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.


Zackrisson looks to land a right hand but Pound moved out of range.
A counter left hand to the body from Pound misses its target.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Pound might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Zackrisson tries to land a leg kick but Pound saw it coming and moves away.
Zackrisson tries a head kick but it misses.
Zackrisson throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Pound's head.
Zackrisson finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Pound was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Zackrisson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Pound is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Zackrisson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Zackrisson scores with a jab to the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pound keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A quick step to the side and Pound tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Zackrisson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Pound is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Zackrisson misses with an uppercut
and Pound makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pound keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nice defenses there by Pound.
Pound swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Zackrisson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Pound swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Zackrisson tried to score with a low kick but Pound checks it.
Zackrisson looks to land a combination but Pound avoids it well.
Zackrisson throws the kick towards the body but Pound avoids it.
Zackrisson connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Zackrisson throws a leg kick which misses Pound's front leg but catches the back leg as Pound tries to avoid it.
Zackrisson connects with a looping right hand.
Zackrisson misses with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Zackrisson misses with a leg kick
and Pound counters with a nice body shot.
Pound takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Zackrisson misses with a wild body shot.
Zackrisson looks to throw a body kick
and Pound counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Zackrisson thows a leg kick but Pound checks it
and Pound counters with a lovely shot to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Zackrisson lands a nice shot to the body.
Zackrisson misses with a low kick.
Pound was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
A solid leg kick lands there for Zackrisson.
Zackrisson throws a wild body kick that Pound sees coming a mile off.
A counter left hand to the body from Pound misses its target.
Zackrisson misses with a lunging right hand
and Pound counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Zackrisson thinking.
Pound defending well as Zackrisson loads up on a big left hand.
Pound was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Zackrisson throws a lazy right hand but Pound sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Pound on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Pound is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A shot to the liver by Zackrisson. Beautiful body shot.
Pound moves out of range as Zackrisson throws a body kick.
Zackrisson throws a shot from downtown. Pound moves away and avoids it.
Pound bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Zackrisson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Zackrisson swings away with a body shot that misses
and Pound counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Zackrisson thinking.
Zackrisson looks to throw the jab but Pound is out of range.
Pound is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Zackrisson throws a lazy uppercut
and Pound counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Zackrisson swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Zackrisson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
A quick step to the side and Pound tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Zackrisson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
A jab from Zackrisson misses.
Pound appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Zackrisson throws a lazy uppercut
and Pound counters with a left to the body.
Zackrisson misses with an uppercut
and Pound counters with a left to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Zackrisson throws a poor cross that misses
and Pound counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Pound gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Zackrisson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Pound sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Zackrisson tries to work over Pound's front leg with a kick but Pound checks it.
Pound appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Zackrisson loads up on a big right hand but Pound slips the punch.
Zackrisson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
It looked like Pound was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson misses with a straight right.
Pound swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Zackrisson lands with a good body shot.
Zackrisson tries a head kick but it misses.
Pound avoids the body shot from Zackrisson.
Pound appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Zackrisson throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Zackrisson fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Gabriel Zackrisson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Zackrisson takes a swing at Pound's ribcage but misses.
A quick step to the side and Pound tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Zackrisson smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Zackrisson lands a jab to the nose.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Zackrisson lands a slapping body shot.
Zackrisson misses with a lunging right hand
and Pound counters with a right hand to the body.
Zackrisson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Pound's sensitive parts.
Zackrisson misses with a shot to the body
and Pound counters with a nice body shot.
Zackrisson takes a swing at Pound's ribcage but misses.
Zackrisson throws out a leg kick but Pound moves out of range and Zackrisson only half commits.
Pound was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Pound checks a low kick from Zackrisson.
Pound was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Zackrisson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Pound. That did some damage!
Zackrisson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Pound blocks a head kick by Zackrisson.
Pound was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Zackrisson wants to land a leg kick but Pound is out of range.
It looked like Pound was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Zackrisson.
Pound checks the leg kick.
Zackrisson misses with a lunging right hand
and Pound counters with a right hand to the body.
Zackrisson misses with a low kick.
Zackrisson misses with a double jab
and Pound makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Zackrisson throws a jab but it's blocked by Pound.
A quick step to the side and Pound tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
A bone on bone clash there as Pound blocks the leg kick.
Zackrisson wants to land a leg kick but Pound is out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Zackrisson throws a poor cross that misses
and Pound counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Zackrisson thinking.
Dick Pound has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Zackrisson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Zackrisson lands with a straight right. Pound didn't see that one coming.
Zackrisson delivers a nice body kick.
Zackrisson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Pound.
Zackrisson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Pound stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson throws a leg kick
and Pound counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Zackrisson thinking.
Zackrisson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Pound.
A counter left hand to the body from Pound misses its target.
Zackrisson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Pound moves away.
Pound appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Zackrisson throws a jab when Pound was well out of range.
It looked like Pound was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Zackrisson.
Gabriel Zackrisson is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pound blocks a jab.
Pound swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Zackrisson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Pound.
Pound blocks a head kick by Zackrisson.
Pound takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Zackrisson wants to land a leg kick but Pound is out of range.
Zackrisson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Zackrisson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
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!
Zackrisson throws a sloppy body shot
and Pound counters with a right hand to the body.
Pound gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Zackrisson.
Zackrisson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Pound.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Roosa Järviläinen scores the fight 27:30
Judge Ben Zyskovitsi scores the fight 27:30
Judge Anni Minnemäki scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Gabriel Zackrisson!
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
48%

 

 
 
 
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