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Event: DARE 88     
Date:   Dec 16, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Mihai Viteazul (ranked 3374 p4p, 392 weight class) and Daniel Bornholm (ranked 4035 p4p, 449 weight class). Viteazul's entrance music is Capul lui Mihai Viteazul. A fine choice. Daniel Bornholm has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

175 cm
25
195 lbs
11 - 9 - 1
183 cm
27
189 lbs
3 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
World class 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 11 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Mihai Viteazul!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Daniel Bornholm!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, James Ackerman and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bornholm lands with a good body shot.
Viteazul shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Bornholm defends it nicely.
Bornholm moves into range and lands a nice body kick.

Viteazul scores with a takedown into Bornholm's guard.
Bornholm pulls Viteazul in close to prevent any damage.
Viteazul won't allow Bornholm to get back to his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bornholm is controlling Viteazul's posture.
We've been hearing good reports from Viteazul's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Bornholm's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Viteazul throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Bornholm works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bornholm has momentary wrist control but Viteazul slips an elbow through the middle.
Bornholm pulls Viteazul in close to prevent any damage.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Bornholm looking to hit a scissor sweep but Viteazul is one step ahead there.
Bornholm is pulling down on Viteazul's head. It's preventing any offense from Viteazul, at least for the moment.
Bornholm will have to put a bit more behind his punches if he's going to do any damage from this position.
Bornholm is trying to control the position but Viteazul postures 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.
Bornholm pulls Viteazul in close to prevent any damage.
Bornholm striking off his back but it's not causing Viteazul any problems.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Bornholm connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Good leg kick by Bornholm there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Bornholm throws a nice head kick!
Bornholm looks to land a body kick but Viteazul moved away.
Bornholm bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Viteazul's head backwards.
Bornholm tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Viteazul seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Viteazul.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Bornholm! But no joy.
Daniel Bornholm seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Viteazul checks a leg kick.
Nice jab there from Bornholm.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Viteazul misses with a jab, cross combination.
Bornholm throws a wild body kick that Viteazul sees coming a mile off.
Bornholm lands a big head kick that sends Viteazul to the canvas! Bornholm follows up with strikes from the mount that forces the ref to step in and stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:17 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Daniel Bornholm!
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RATING
33%

 

Event: GC 265     
Date:   Dec 15, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Dan Skog (ranked 1760 p4p, 198 weight class) and Jon Snitch (ranked 1492 p4p, 166 weight class). Snitch has chosen I Wanna Rock as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

178 cm
34
178 lbs
19 - 12 - 0
183 cm
32
173 lbs
18 - 12 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Dan Skog!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jon Snitch!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Franklin, Stewart Dunkirk and Wesley Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Snitch uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Skog.
Snitch closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Skog needs to keep his hands up - Snitch had a free shot at his head there.
Skog tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Snitch was well out of range. Poor timing from Skog.
A slow jab from Skog misses its intended target.

Snitch gets a double leg takedown into Skog's guard.
Skog seems keen to control Snitch's posture.
Skog tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Snitch slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Skog holds on and takes a little breather.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Skog is looking to sweep but instead, Snitch has passed into half guard.
Skog is not content to let Snitch control the position.
Snitch prevents Skog from improving his position.
Snitch trying to mount his opponent but Skog defends it.
Skog has a hand on Snitch's thigh, trying to get back to full guard. Snitch takes advantage of the position though and mounts him!
Skog really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Snitch sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
It looks like Snitch might be adopting somewhat of a lay and pray gameplan here, which I'm sure won't go down too well with the paying fans in attendance... Or the ring announcers come to think of it.
Skog tries to lock up and control but Snitch gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Snitch controlling the pace for now.
Skog is working to get back to half guard.
Skog is working hard here to advance position.
Skog is squirming around, avoiding Snitch's attempts to control the action.
Skog is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Snitch working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Snitch pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Skog tries to lock up and control but Snitch gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Skog is wriggling around trying to escape.
Snitch controlling from the full mount.
Snitch trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Skog tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Skog bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Skog has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Skog there as he acknowledges the shot.
Skog fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Snitch darts in looking for a takedown but Skog gets double underhooks and turns Snitch into the cage.
Skog changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Snitch's jab looks to have found its range, popping Skog under the eye.
Snitch misses with a takedown attempt
and Skog counters with a nice uppercut.
Skog ducks under a wild hook from Snitch.
Skog ducks under a wild hook from Snitch.
Snitch slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Snitch misses with an uppercut
and Skog connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Skog takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Skog tried to score with a low kick but Snitch checks it.
Snitch tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Skog moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Snitch scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Snitch walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Skog misses with a straight left.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Snitch takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Skog lands a nice shot that snaps Snitch's head back.
Skog slips under a jab from Snitch.
Skog takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Skog throws a jab but it's blocked by Snitch.
Skog misses with an uppercut.
Snitch waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Skog.
Skog misses with a straight right.
Skog throws a jab but it's blocked by Snitch.
Donk. Snitch catches Skog right on the button with a cross.
Skog displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Snitch throws out the jab.
Skog changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Snitch throws a jab but it's blocked by Skog.
Snitch might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Skog feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Snitch's calf.
Snitch throws out a powerful jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Skog keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Dan Skog has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jon Snitch.
Skog throws a hook but Snitch blocks it.
Snitch on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Skog slips under a jab.
Skog tries to counter with a takedown but Snitch is quick to defend against it.

Snitch scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Snitch controls the position.
Skog is trying to improve his position.
What's Skog going to do here then? He's in a bit of a pickle.
Skog is trying to control Snitch's posture but Snitch avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Snitch controls the position.
Skog gets back to half guard.
Snitch takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Skog is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Skog has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Snitch is working away from the top position though.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Snitch in particular looking to stall.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Snitch passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Skog!
Skog sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Skog is trying is best to control the position here.
Skog wants to get back to full guard.
Snitch seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Skog does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Skog works his way to full guard. Good work.
Snitch controls from within his opponent's guard.
Snitch trying to control but Skog is working from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Jon Snitch will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Skog's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Skog lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Snitch circles away quickly and effectively.
Skog misses the shot to the body.
Snitch swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Skog throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
The fighters circling - Skog throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Snitch shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Skog counters with a thumping low kick.
Skog tries for a takedown but Snitch sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Snitch blocks the body kick.
Snitch uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Skog has time to react.
Snitch slips under a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice sprawl there from Skog as Snitch shoots in.
Snitch dives in and grabs Skog's left leg, looking for a takedown. Skog pushes down on Snitch's head and hops out.
An attempted straight right counter from Skog misses the target.
Dan Skog has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jon Snitch.
Skog shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Snitch as he avoids it easily.
Snitch is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Skog.
Skog drops down looking for a counter takedown but Snitch sprawls and moves away.
Snitch misses with a wild body shot.
Skog drops down looking for a counter takedown but Snitch sprawls and moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jab from Snitch.

Snitch dives in and scores a takedown into Skog's guard.
Snitch stays in close to Skog's body and controls the position.

Skog looking for a guillotine here but Snitch defends easily.
Snitch trying to control but Skog is working from the bottom.
Skog managing to control the position.
Skog keeping full guard, as Snitch tries to pass.
Dan Skog has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Jon Snitch 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.
Snitch stopping the sweep attempt from Skog.
Jon Snitch has got the better of the ground game so far.
Skog wants to hit a switch here but Snitch passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Skog there!
Snitch can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Skog is looking to escape.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Snitch controlling his opponent.
Skog keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Skog is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Snitch controlling his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Skog sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Snitch with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Skog tries to strike from the bottom but it doesn't land.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 27:30
Judge Stewart Dunkirk scores the fight 28:29
Judge Wesley Smith scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jon Snitch!

Jon Snitch seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
37%

 

Event: GC 263     
Date:   Dec 08, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between DJ Skeet (ranked 4538 p4p, 507 weight class) and Rick Cricket (ranked 7043 p4p, 594 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

195 cm
31
215 lbs
13 - 15 - 0
189 cm
39
208 lbs
22 - 17 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Heavy handed

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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 13 wins, 15 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 22 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Rick Cricket!
The judges for this bout are Tiny Johnson, Gwen Towbar and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Skeet throws a head kick but Cricket moves out of range.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Skeet 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 Cricket has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Cricket and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Cricket lands a jab to the nose.
Skeet throws an overhand right that lands on Cricket's shoulder, as Cricket tries to avoid the shot.
Skeet throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cricket wants to counter with a clinch but Skeet pushes him away.
Skeet throws a low kick but it's checked well by Cricket.
Skeet cracks the inside of Cricket's front leg.
Skeet moves out of range of the body kick from Cricket.
Cricket throws a one two combo.
Cricket throws a right hand that misses
and Skeet counters with a nice kick to the body.
Cricket connects with a jab.
Skeet connects with a crisp jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cricket fails in his attempt to clinch.
Skeet pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Cricket walks into a straight right hand from Skeet.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Skeet.
A decent looking cross lands there for Skeet.
Cricket looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
It appears Skeet was looking to counter with a kick there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A cross from Skeet lands.
Cricket tries to clinch up.
Cricket takes a swing at Skeet's ribcage but misses.
Cricket just misses with a punch to the body.
Skeet ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Nice defenses there by Cricket.
Cricket throws the kick towards the body but Skeet avoids it.
Cricket feints and then cracks Skeet's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Skeet down.
Skeet moves out of range as Cricket throws a body kick.
Cricket tries to clinch up but Skeet circles away and keeps his distance.
Skeet throws an overhand right that lands on Cricket's shoulder, as Cricket tries to avoid the shot.
Skeet cracks Cricket with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Cricket slips a straight right by Skeet.
Rick Cricket seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nice shot by Cricket.
Skeet will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Skeet scores with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cricket misses with a hook
and Skeet scores with a counter punch that sends Cricket to the canvas! Skeet smells blood - he's punishing Cricket with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Cricket has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:06 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). DJ Skeet!
DJ Skeet seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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RATING
65%

 

Event: GC 263     
Date:   Dec 08, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Eliott Leighton (ranked 2707 p4p, 364 weight class) and Javier Esposito (ranked 4376 p4p, 496 weight class). Leighton's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Bad to the Bone - George Thorogood. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

191 cm
24
211 lbs
6 - 7 - 0
186 cm
35
205 lbs
19 - 14 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Eliott Leighton!
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 New York, Javier Esposito!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, Chris Downing and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Esposito blocks a leg kick.
Esposito jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Esposito swats away the attempt to clinch by Leighton.
Esposito drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Leighton defends it well.
Esposito ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Leighton uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Esposito.
Leighton half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Leighton tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Esposito was well out of range. Poor timing from Leighton.
Esposito misses with a low kick.
Leighton tries to counter with a takedown but Esposito is quick to defend against it.
Leighton finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Esposito scores with a jab. Leighton acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Decent striking displayed by Esposito there.
Esposito digs a good hook to Leighton's body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A leg kick checked by Leighton.
Leighton checks a low kick from Esposito.
A nice leg kick lands there from Esposito.
Esposito checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Esposito swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Leighton has been working on his balance at JAG Training Grounds [$600/week], so perhaps that has help him stuff some of the takedown attempts by Esposito.
Esposito keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Leighton 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.
Leighton lands a jab-cross combination.
Esposito scoring well with a low kick there.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Leighton wants to stall.
Leighton throws a head punch that misses.
Esposito goes for a takedown attempt but Leighton pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Leighton slips under a jab from Esposito.
Esposito keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Esposito drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Esposito lands with a kick to the ribs.
Leighton with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Leighton misses with a head kick.
Leighton misses the jab.
Leighton takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Esposito lands a nice leg kick that just misses Leighton's sensitive parts.
Esposito steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Leighton.
Nice jab there from Leighton.
Leighton scoring well with a low kick there.
Esposito throws a leg kick but Leighton sees it coming and moves out of range.
Leighton jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Esposito scores with a punch to the head.
Esposito lands a jab to the nose.
Leighton tries a head kick but it misses.
Leighton uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Esposito.
Leighton lands a head kick. Esposito smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Esposito tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Leighton is able to avoid easily.
Leighton throws a jab when Esposito was well out of range.
Esposito misses the shot to the body.
Leighton scores with a jab to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Leighton fails in his attempt to clinch.
Esposito drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Leighton defends it well.
Esposito has a takedown stuffed.
Leighton checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Esposito ducks under a wild hook from Leighton.
Esposito goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Esposito connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Leighton's hands.
Esposito paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

Esposito tries to keep at a distance but Leighton has taken the fight into the clinch.
Leighton blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Esposito fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Leighton tries to land a knee to the head but Esposito blocks with his arms.
Leighton is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Esposito is keeping busy.
Leighton tries for a takedown but Esposito manages to get underhooks.
Esposito working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Esposito trying to control the position but instead, Leighton has worked for underhooks and has pushed Esposito into the cage.
Leighton pressing his opponent against the cage.
Leighton wants to take the fight to the mat but Esposito manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Leighton lands a knee to the head.

It looks like Javier Esposito has been cut.
Esposito doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Leighton swings wildly with an uppercut but Esposito uses good head movement to avoid it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Leighton scores with a shoulder strike.
Leighton throws a head punch that misses.
Esposito gets underhooks to prevent Leighton's takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Eliott Leighton. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Still in the clinch, Leighton scores with a nice short uppercut.
A short right from Leighton on the inside.
Esposito prevents a body shot from Leighton.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.

Esposito breaks the clinch.
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 Eliott Leighton will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Javier Esposito's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Esposito fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Leighton manages to avoid it.
Esposito keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Leighton.
Leighton looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Esposito connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Esposito connects with an inside leg kick.

Leighton has Esposito up against the cage in a clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Leighton.
A nice left hand lands by Esposito.
Leighton wants a takedown.
Esposito wants to stall.
Leighton blocks a punch to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Leighton looking to slow down the pace here.
Leighton wants to take the fight to the mat but Esposito manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
A shot in the inside from Esposito.
Leighton is stalling here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.

Esposito is working on a single leg takedown against the cage. Leighton can't fight it off and eventually Esposito manages to take the fight to the floor. Leighton looks annoyed but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Leighton looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Leighton looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Esposito puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Leighton tries to get to full guard but Esposito has control of the leg.
Leighton is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Esposito scores with a couple of nice shots.
Well, if Esposito is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Leighton is looking to improve his position.
Leighton keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice strikes from Esposito there.
Esposito seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Esposito scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
The fighters are battling for position here. Leighton manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Leighton trying to keep a closed guard but Esposito is proving a slippery customer.
Esposito is working Leighton over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Esposito postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Leighton working a defensive guard but Esposito manages to pass into side control anyway.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Leighton sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Nice strikes from Esposito there.
Leighton has hold of Esposito's hands but Esposito slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Leighton tries to roll over but Esposito keeps him under control.
Leighton manages to get to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Leighton 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.
Esposito makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Esposito has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Leighton working a defensive guard here.
Leighton wants to sweep here but Esposito controlling him for the moment.
Esposito lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Leighton wants to sweep here but Esposito controlling him for the moment.
Esposito slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Esposito landing some decent shots from guard.
Esposito connects with a couple of short punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Leighton bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Esposito's guard.

Leighton postures up in Esposito's guard and throws a big left but Esposito blocks it.
Leighton with a flurry of punches that miss.
Esposito looking to hit a scissor sweep but Leighton is one step ahead there.
Esposito seems keen to control Leighton's posture.
Esposito looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Leighton pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Esposito is keeping the position for now.
Leighton throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Esposito has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Leighton postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Leighton throwing strikes from guard but Esposito blocks nicely.
Leighton distracts Esposito with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Esposito lands with a cross.
Leighton is looking to clinch.
Esposito misses with a low kick.
A head kick misses from Leighton.
And Esposito tries to counter it with a takedown but Leighton pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Leighton wants to clinch up but Esposito keeps it at a distance.
Esposito throws out a counter right but Leighton avoids it with no problem.
Esposito misses with a low kick as Leighton jumps back.

Leighton moves into range and clinches up with Esposito.
Esposito blocking some punches.
Leighton throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Leighton misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Leighton is looking to control Esposito's arms but Esposito gets an underhook and turns him. Now Leighton has his back to the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Esposito lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Leighton misses with a body punch.
Eliott Leighton has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Leighton is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Leighton will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Esposito up against the cage.
Esposito pushes Leighton back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Leighton pulls guard successfully.
Leighton seems keen to control Esposito's posture.
Esposito wants to control from the top but Leighton keeps moving.

Leighton throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Esposito working some strikes from top position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Esposito trying to control the position from guard on top but Leighton is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Esposito won't allow Leighton to sweep him here.
Esposito postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Leighton looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Leighton controls Esposito momentarily but Esposito frees himself.
Esposito trying to control but Leighton is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Esposito tries to free his leg and advance position but Leighton is retaining full guard.
Leighton not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Leighton 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.
Esposito works over Leighton with some ground and pound from guard.
Esposito showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Esposito postures up and lands a big shot to Leighton's brow.
Esposito is fighting to break Leighton's control of his arms but Leighton is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.

Leighton has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Esposito can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Esposito connects with a couple of short punches.
Esposito distracts Leighton with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Leighton not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Leighton keeping moving, preventing Esposito from controlling successfully.
Javier Esposito has got the better of the ground game so far.
Esposito cracks Leighton with a solid left hand.
Esposito trying to control but Leighton is working from the bottom.
Esposito content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Esposito postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.

Leighton is rocked!
Esposito stopping the sweep attempt from Leighton.
Oh Leighton is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Leighton pulls Esposito in close to his closed guard and prevents Esposito from doing any damage or advancing position.
Leighton seems to have got his legs back now.
Leighton controls Esposito momentarily but Esposito frees himself.
Esposito passes Leighton's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Leighton tries to get to full guard but Esposito has control of the leg.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Leighton regains full guard. Nicely done.
Esposito preventing the sweep.
Esposito being controlled here momentarily.
Leighton trying to control the position.
Leighton can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Esposito controls the pace.
Esposito chips away with some ground and pound.

Leighton working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Esposito doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Oh but Leighton is tightening it up a little... Esposito has to be careful here... He's got his foot tucked under now, this looks tight! Esposito reacted too slowly and this one could be over in a matter of seconds! YES! Esposito taps out! Nice BJJ there by Leighton!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:57 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Eliott Leighton!
Eliott Leighton managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, Pit Bull Development, into his post fight interview.
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Event: GAMMA#746 Thorbjorn v Bubba 2     
Date:   Dec 08, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Albert Hoffman (ranked 490 p4p, 66 weight class) and Basten Sodergren (ranked 788 p4p, 110 weight class). I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

167 cm
38
182 lbs
30 - 26 - 0
180 cm
34
192 lbs
30 - 14 - 1
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
Top Nutrition 160Q\200$ 140Q\150$ 100Q\50$

HELLBENT



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 26 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Albert Hoffman !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Basten Sodergren!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Crunch! Sodergren slams his shin into Hoffman 's torso.
Hoffman uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Sodergren.
Hoffman goes for a double leg but Sodergren avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Sodergren continues to drive forward.
Hoffman tries to close the distance and clinch up but Sodergren swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Sodergren connects with a nice looking jab.
Hoffman takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Basten Sodergren seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hoffman tries to score a power double leg takedown but Sodergren sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Hoffman somewhat.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Sodergren! But no joy.
Sodergren tries to close the distance and clinch up but Hoffman swats him away and circles back towards the center.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sodergren fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Hoffman is out of range.
Sodergren moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Hoffman moves out of range of the strikes.
Hoffman feinted with a counter takedown.
Hoffman shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Sodergren as he jumps to the side.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Albert Hoffman . That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sodergren misses the shot to the body.
Sodergren lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.

Hoffman dives in and scores a takedown into Sodergren's guard.
Hoffman stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Sodergren swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Hoffman is working hard here to advance position.
Sodergren pulls Hoffman in close to his closed guard and prevents Hoffman from doing any damage or advancing position.
Sodergren working a defensive guard here.
Sodergren lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Hoffman has a closed guard, preventing Sodergren from standing up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hoffman is trying to keep Sodergren in close.

Sodergren stands up and waves to Hoffman to follow him.
Sodergren throws a solid leg kick but Hoffman takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Sodergren.
A head kick misses from Sodergren.
Sodergren tries to clinch up but Hoffman circles away and keeps his distance.
Sodergren lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Sodergren stuffs the takedown attempt from Hoffman . Hoffman gets slowly back to his feet.
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!
Sodergren fakes the leg kick and cracks Hoffman in the body.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Sodergren, right into the meat.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sodergren throws a quick inside leg kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Sodergren 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 Hoffman has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Hoffman and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Hoffman shoots in looking for a takedown. Sodergren tries to sprawl out of it but Hoffman keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Sodergren manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Sodergren now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

Sodergren pushes Hoffman up against the cage in a clinch.
Hoffman is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Sodergren pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Hoffman tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Hoffman tries to pull guard but Sodergren forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Hoffman is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Sodergren is defending well.
Sodergren lands with a short shot to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sodergren is pressed up against the cage. Hoffman 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.
Sodergren misses with an uppercut.
Sodergren just misses with a punch to the body.
Sodergren throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Sodergren lands a glancing blow to the side of Hoffman 's head.
Basten Sodergren is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Hoffman has closed the distance and engaged Sodergren in a clinch.
Hoffman is working for takedown but Sodergren is calmly controlling the position for now.
Sodergren lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

Sodergren breaks from the clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sodergren throws the left hand but Hoffman avoids the punch easily.
Hoffman has his takedown stuffed
letting Sodergren counter with a right hand.
Sodergren throws a body shot but no joy.
Sodergren misses with a looping left.
Hoffman drops down looking for a counter takedown but Sodergren sprawls and moves away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Basten Sodergren 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.


Hoffman dives in and grabs Sodergren's left leg, looking for a takedown. Sodergren pushes down on Hoffman 's head and hops out.
A nice side step and Sodergren releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Sodergren misses with a straight left.
Sodergren jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Sodergren misses with a low kick.
Sodergren scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Sodergren throws a body punch but Hoffman moves out of range.
Sodergren keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Sodergren is looking to chop away at Hoffman 's legs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Sodergren tries to sprawl but Hoffman drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Sodergren is looking for a sweep. Hoffman is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Sodergren has his hands clasped together around Hoffman 's back. He's all about the action.

Hoffman seems to be looking for submissions.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sodergren regains full guard. Nicely done.
Hoffman sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Sodergren's guard.
Hoffman is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sodergren is looking for a sweep. Hoffman is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Sodergren is trying to stand up here but Hoffman is controlling him well.
Hoffman lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Sodergren is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Hoffman is looking for a kimura here.
Hoffman working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Sodergren's thigh. Sodergren counters though and makes it back to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sodergren wants to get back to his feet but Hoffman is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
Sodergren lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


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

Hoffman had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Sodergren defends it easily.

Sodergren gets to his feet and steps away from his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Sodergren moves into the clinch successfully.
Sodergren gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Hoffman .
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Albert Hoffman . That's going to take a lot out of him.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sodergren.
A shot in the inside from Sodergren.
Sodergren lands a left hand that snaps the head of Hoffman backwards.
Hoffman tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Sodergren just stands there and leans against the cage.
Sodergren fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Hoffman has Sodergren pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Sodergren manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Sodergren lands a right hand.
Sodergren tries a body shot but Hoffman blocks it.

Hoffman gets control of Sodergren's arms and successfully pulls guard. Hoffman will no doubt be looking for submissions off his back.
Sodergren must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Sodergren pushes down on Hoffman 's leg and manages to get into half guard.

Sodergren postures up and decides to stand up, from the half guard. The ref calls for Hoffman to stand up.
Sodergren tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hoffman was well out of range. Poor timing from Sodergren.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
That kick from Sodergren tenderised Hoffman 's leg. Hoffman is trying to keep his angry face on.
Hoffman blocks a head kick by Sodergren.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sodergren throws a half hearted mid kick.
Hoffman attempts a counter takedown but Sodergren avoids it well and moves away.
Hoffman takes a jab right on the kisser.
Sodergren fails in his attempt to clinch.
Hoffman half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Sodergren misses with a wild body shot.
As Sodergren backs away, Hoffman returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Sodergren moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Sodergren connects with a good right hand that stumbles Hoffman . Hoffman circles away out of range and recomposes himself.

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

Hoffman is rocked!
Sodergren drops Hoffman with a straight right hand, right on the button! Sodergren follows him down to the mat and pounds him out with hammerfists until the referee jumps in to end the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:57 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Basten Sodergren!
Our winner, Basten Sodergren, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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RATING
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Event: CEC 631     
Date:   Dec 05, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Lauri Pekkarinen (ranked 935 p4p, 137 weight class) and Gustaf Stenbeck (ranked 1443 p4p, 206 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

188 cm
34
193 lbs
22 - 11 - 2
180 cm
34
192 lbs
21 - 10 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class 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 22 wins, 11 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Lauri Pekkarinen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Gustaf Stenbeck!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Stenbeck lands a jab to the nose.

It looks like Lauri Pekkarinen has been cut.
Pekkarinen connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.

Stenbeck gets caught flat footed, as Pekkarinen shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Pekkarinen throwing strikes but missing.
Pekkarinen stopping the sweep attempt from Stenbeck.
Pekkarinen not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Stenbeck is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Stenbeck tries to stand but his arm is trapped.
Still in half guard, Stenbeck seems content to control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stenbeck moves nicely into side control.

Stenbeck stands up and beckons Pekkarinen to his feet.
Pekkarinen chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Stenbeck can pounce on him.
Stenbeck throws a lazy right hand but Pekkarinen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Pekkarinen wants to land a leg kick but Stenbeck is out of range.
Stenbeck tries a quick counter leg kick but Pekkarinen is wise to it.
Pekkarinen looks to land a right hand but Stenbeck moved out of range.
Stenbeck throws an overhand right that lands on Pekkarinen's shoulder, as Pekkarinen tries to avoid the shot.
Stenbeck misses with a hook to the body
and Pekkarinen counters with an outside leg kick.
Stenbeck keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Pekkarinen throws a low kick but Stenbeck avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stenbeck swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Stenbeck throws an off balance right hand
letting Pekkarinen counter with a right hand.
Pekkarinen fails to land with a series of punches.
Pekkarinen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Pekkarinen throws a lazy uppercut
and Stenbeck counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Pekkarinen misses with a low kick as Stenbeck jumps back.
Pekkarinen looks to land a left hand but Stenbeck moved out of range nicely.
Stenbeck pulls out of a head kick attempt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Stenbeck moves out of range as Pekkarinen strikes.
Stenbeck is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Pekkarinen with a body shot.
Pekkarinen swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Stenbeck! But no joy.
A head kick by Pekkarinen misses
and Stenbeck counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Pekkarinen ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Pekkarinen is looking to score with low kicks.
Stenbeck connects with a right hand. Pekkarinen shakes it off.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stenbeck misses with a low kick as Pekkarinen jumps back.
Stenbeck throws a lazy uppercut
and Pekkarinen counters with a leg kick.
Pekkarinen misses the shot to the body.
Pekkarinen shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Stenbeck tries to land a leg kick but Pekkarinen saw it coming and moves away.
Pekkarinen throws a body shot but no joy.
Pekkarinen avoids the body shot from Stenbeck.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Pekkarinen, right into the meat.
Pekkarinen throws a front kick that sends Stenbeck stumbling back into the cage.
A combination from Pekkarinen does no damage.
Pekkarinen connects with a high kick.
Pekkarinen scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Pekkarinen misses the shot to the body.
Stenbeck just misses with a punch to the body.
Pekkarinen was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pekkarinen throws a body kick that misses.
Pekkarinen scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Stenbeck throws out a loose jab but Pekkarinen uses good head movement to avoid it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A combination from Stenbeck does no damage.
Pekkarinen looks to land a left hand but Stenbeck moved out of range nicely.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Stenbeck checks a leg kick.
Stenbeck connects with an inside leg kick.
Stenbeck slips a jab and a cross from Pekkarinen.
We've been told by Pekkarinen's head coaches at The Jungle Room that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Pekkarinen misses with a kick to the body.
Stenbeck misses the shot to the body.
Pekkarinen misses the shot to the body.
Stenbeck swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Pekkarinen tries to work over Stenbeck's front leg with a kick but Stenbeck checks it.
A clash of legs there as Pekkarinen blocks the low kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Stenbeck looks to land a right hand but Pekkarinen moved out of range.
Stenbeck fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Pekkarinen looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Pekkarinen misses with a body kick.
Stenbeck moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Stenbeck throws a looping overhand right but Pekkarinen ducks down to avoid it.
Pekkarinen throws a quick counter kick to the body but Stenbeck avoids it.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Pekkarinen.
A slapping leg kick lands for Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Pekkarinen checks a low kick from Stenbeck.
A little feinted left hand from Pekkarinen on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Pekkarinen moves forwards but Stenbeck connects with a nice, crisp jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stenbeck throws a quick inside leg kick.
Stenbeck lands a jab.
Stenbeck misses with a wild body shot.
Stenbeck throws a looping overhand right but Pekkarinen ducks down to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pekkarinen throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Stenbeck.
Pekkarinen throws a hook but Stenbeck avoids it easily.
A little jabbing left from Stenbeck on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Pekkarinen throws a solid leg kick but Stenbeck takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen takes a swing at Stenbeck's ribcage but misses.
Pekkarinen fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Pekkarinen attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Pekkarinen throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Stenbeck looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Stenbeck swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Stenbeck moves out of range of the strikes.
Stenbeck avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Stenbeck throws a leg kick that is checked
and Pekkarinen counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Stenbeck thinking.
Stenbeck throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pekkarinen lands with a thumping leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Stenbeck. Pekkarinen does a little dance to reset his feet.
Stenbeck misses with a hook. Pekkarinen ducked under it nicely.
Stenbeck misses the shot to the body.
Pekkarinen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Stenbeck throws a hook to the side of Pekkarinen's head but Pekkarinen sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Stenbeck throws a series of punches but Pekkarinen moves out of range.
Stenbeck misses with a wild combination.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Stenbeck misses with a body shot.
Stenbeck takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Good exchange - Stenbeck coming out on top.
Pekkarinen throws a leg kick but Stenbeck moved away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stenbeck just misses with a punch to the body.
Pekkarinen checks a leg kick.
Pekkarinen throws a leg kick but Stenbeck sees it coming and moves out of range.
Pekkarinen swings for the body but Stenbeck moves out of range.
Stenbeck misses with a straight left.
Pekkarinen is looking to counter punch.
Stenbeck is looking to chop away at Pekkarinen's legs.
A nice leg kick lands there from Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Pekkarinen pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Stenbeck lands a nice leg kick that just misses Pekkarinen's sensitive parts.
Pekkarinen staying out of range there.
Pekkarinen was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Lauri Pekkarinen is winning the standup battle so far.
Pekkarinen jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Gustaf Stenbeck is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Stenbeck cracks Pekkarinen with a good jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stenbeck fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Pekkarinen blocks a jab.
Pekkarinen lands an overhand right.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Pekkarinen connects with a single shot there.
Pekkarinen blocks a head kick by Stenbeck.
Pekkarinen with a hook.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Pekkarinen checks a leg kick.
Pekkarinen throws a poor cross that misses
and Stenbeck counters with a stiff right hand.
Pekkarinen throws a hook but Stenbeck blocks it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Stenbeck! But no joy.
Stenbeck blocks a leg kick.
Stenbeck pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Pekkarinen is looking to slow Stenbeck down with leg kicks.
Pekkarinen slips a jab from Stenbeck.
Pekkarinen attempts a counter takedown but Stenbeck avoids it well and moves away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Gustaf Stenbeck will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Lauri Pekkarinen's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Good leg kick by Pekkarinen there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Stenbeck just misses with a punch to the body.
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.
Stenbeck tries a low kick but Pekkarinen avoids it.
Pekkarinen pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Pekkarinen lands a nice leg kick that just misses Stenbeck's sensitive parts.
Stenbeck checks the leg kick.
Stenbeck's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Pekkarinen throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
An inside leg kick lands from Pekkarinen.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A shot to the body from Pekkarinen misses
and Pekkarinen takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Stenbeck throws a leg kick which misses Pekkarinen's front leg but catches the back leg as Pekkarinen tries to avoid it.
Stenbeck misses with a looping left.
Pekkarinen misses with a low kick.
Stenbeck lands with a cross.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stenbeck takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Stenbeck steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Pekkarinen. That one must have hurt.
Stenbeck scores with a body shot.
Pekkarinen swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Stenbeck lands a glancing blow to the side of Pekkarinen's head.
Stenbeck takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Pekkarinen throws a head kick that Stenbeck semi-blocks.
Pekkarinen chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Stenbeck can pounce on him.
Stenbeck throws a low kick but it's checked well by Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen tried to score with a low kick but Stenbeck checks it.
Pekkarinen throws a leg kick but Stenbeck checks it.
Stenbeck throws out a counter right but Pekkarinen avoids it with no problem.
Pekkarinen throws a poor cross that misses
and Stenbeck counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Pekkarinen thinking.
Pekkarinen slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Stenbeck throws a lazy right hand but Pekkarinen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Stenbeck tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Pekkarinen looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
An inside leg kick lands from Stenbeck.
Pekkarinen misses the shot to the body.
Stenbeck throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pekkarinen tries to counter with a takedown but Stenbeck is quick to defend against it.
Pekkarinen connects with a high kick.
Pekkarinen misses with a straight right.
Stenbeck steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Pekkarinen lands with a good body shot.
Stenbeck throws a looping overhand right but Pekkarinen ducks down to avoid it.
It looked like Pekkarinen wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Pekkarinen on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Stenbeck missing with a left hand there. Pekkarinen was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Stenbeck cracks Pekkarinen with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stenbeck misses with a low kick.
A lazy left from Pekkarinen finds it's target.
Stenbeck tests Pekkarinen's chin there with a solid looking shot.

Lauri Pekkarinen's cut is getting worse.
Pekkarinen avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Pekkarinen is looking to clinch but Stenbeck is avoiding it.
Pekkarinen uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Stenbeck.
Pekkarinen keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Stenbeck scores with a sloppy right hand. Pekkarinen should have avoided that one.

Stenbeck takes the fight into the clinch.
Pekkarinen scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen is trying to maintain a safe position but Stenbeck gets an underhook and turns Pekkarinen into the cage.
Pekkarinen blocking some punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Stenbeck's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Pekkarinen takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Pekkarinen lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Stenbeck circles away quickly and effectively.
Pekkarinen avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Pekkarinen throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Stenbeck pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Pekkarinen lands a jab to the nose.
Pekkarinen moves out of range as Stenbeck strikes.
Stenbeck misses with a hook. Pekkarinen ducked under it nicely.
Stenbeck looks to land a body kick but Pekkarinen moved away.
Pekkarinen takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Pekkarinen lands with a hook. Stenbeck tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Stenbeck misses with a low kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Gustaf Stenbeck.
Well Stenbeck 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 Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 28:29
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Gustaf Stenbeck!
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pop
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RATING
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Event: GC 262     
Date:   Dec 01, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 883 p4p, 138 weight class) and Alasdair Thacker (ranked 889 p4p, 139 weight class). Ludvig Ericsson has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

186 cm
34
212 lbs
25 - 16 - 0
175 cm
36
197 lbs
21 - 16 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 16 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 21 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Alasdair Thacker!
The judges for this bout are George Francis, Stewart Dunkirk and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson blocks a low kick nicely.
Alasdair Thacker seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ericsson takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

Ericsson shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Ericsson thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Ericsson throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Thacker wants to improve his position but Ericsson is controlling well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Thacker trying to control but Ericsson postures up.
Ericsson thows a huge punch but Thacker dodges it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Thacker tries to roll over but Ericsson keeps him under control.
Thacker is trying to maintain the position but Ericsson is very close to passing his half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thacker is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Thacker has been taking part in the yoga sessions down at Jed's Gym. Presumably he's going to look for a slick submission... Or maybe he's looking to avoid one.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Thacker looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Ericsson is trying to control the action in half guard but Thacker is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

Thacker looking for submissions off his back.
Ericsson is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Thacker trying to control from the bottom.
Ericsson controlling the pace.
Thacker is trying to maintain the position but Ericsson is very close to passing his half guard.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.

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.
Ericsson trying to control the action but Thacker is working from the bottom.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Ericsson moves out of range as Thacker strikes.
Alasdair Thacker is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Thacker lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Thacker looks to land a left hand but Ericsson moved out of range nicely.
Ericsson is looking to counter punch.
Thacker misses with a looping left.
Thacker scores with a hook to the body. Ericsson takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Ericsson takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.

Ericsson looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Thacker!
Ericsson working the ground and pound.
Thacker gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Thacker regains full guard. Nicely done.

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

Ericsson looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Ericsson working a defensive guard here.

Thacker thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Thacker stopping the sweep attempt from Ericsson.
Ericsson is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Ericsson working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Thacker.
Ericsson looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Thacker has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Ericsson is proving hard to escape from.
Ericsson wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Thacker is now in half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Ericsson is on top in guard.

Ericsson wants to control from the top but Thacker keeps moving.
Ericsson lands a couple of elbows.
Thacker wants to sweep but no luck.
Ericsson has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Ericsson wants to control from the top but Thacker keeps moving.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Thacker wants to sweep but no luck.
Ericsson postures up in Thacker's guard and throws a big left but Thacker blocks it.
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 Ludvig Ericsson will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Ericsson shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Thacker as he avoids it easily.
Ericsson looks for a takedown but Thacker sprawls well.
Thacker doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

Ericsson gets a double leg takedown into Thacker's guard.
Ericsson is stalling in the full guard.

Thacker isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Ericsson stacks Thacker on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Ericsson!
Thacker is looking to regain half guard here but Ericsson keeps moving and retains side control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson scoring with punches from side control.
Ericsson lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Thacker down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson grinds an elbow into Thacker's temple.
Ericsson scores with punches from side control.
Ericsson lands some shots froms side control.
Thacker sneaks back into half guard.
Ericsson is nestled in close to Thacker, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Thacker is trying to control but can't.
Thacker is staying active underneath Ericsson, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Thacker tries to roll over but Ericsson keeps him under control.
Ericsson lands strikes from half guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Ericsson lands a nice short elbow.
Ericsson sitting and controlling from the half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thacker moves into full guard.
Ericsson is working Thacker over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Ericsson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Thacker can do to turn this around?
Ericsson is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Ericsson controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

Thacker looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Ericsson has picked Thacker up and slammed him! Thacker can't keep hold of the triangle and Ericsson manages to pass to side control!
Ericsson cracks Thacker with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Thacker can't do much from the bottom here.
Ericsson working the ground and pound.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Thacker regains half guard.
Thacker tries to get to full guard but Ericsson has control of the leg.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson working over Thacker with some ground and pound. Thacker looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Ludvig Ericsson overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Ericsson lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Thacker on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Ericsson trying to control from half guard but Thacker is working away.
Thacker makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Thacker.
Ericsson stopping the sweep attempt from Thacker.
Ericsson with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.

Thacker is looking for a triangle here but Ericsson uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
Ericsson scores with punches from side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson happy to just control the position for now.
Ericsson landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Thacker is trying to improve his position.
Ericsson is chipping away with strikes.
Ericsson remains in side control and seems content to stay there. It's a versatile position from which he can work both strikes and submissions, whilst maintaining that control, so maybe he'll sit here for a while.
Thacker is working to avoid the ground and pound but Ericsson connects with a decent elbow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ludvig Ericsson dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Thacker misses with a straight left.
A low kick from Thacker misses
and Ericsson counters with an outside leg kick.
Thacker is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ericsson.
Thacker lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Thacker throws a push kick but Ericsson slaps the foot to one side.
An attempted straight right counter from Ericsson misses the target.
Thacker misses with the combination.
Thacker throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Ericsson.
Ericsson working away.
Ericsson works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ericsson working the head with strikes.
Thacker takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Ericsson landing a few strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson working the ground and pound.
Thacker can't do much from the bottom here.
Thacker keeping his opponent close.
Ericsson scores with a couple of short elbows.
Thacker sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Thacker is staying active underneath Ericsson, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Ericsson lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Ericsson looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Thacker with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson drops an elbow to the side of Thacker's head.
Ericsson wants to control but Thacker is keeping him busy.
Thacker trying to control here.
Ericsson content to control rather than advance.
Thacker trying to control here.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Ericsson connects with a nice short shot to Thacker's temple.
Ericsson performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Ericsson is trying to control the action in half guard but Thacker is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson is nestled in close to Thacker, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Ericsson passes into side control, despite Thacker's attempt to control the position.
Ericsson taking a breather here.
Ericsson lands some shots froms side control.
Alasdair Thacker has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Thacker is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Thacker manages to get to full guard.
Ericsson chips away with some ground and pound.
Ludvig Ericsson is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Ericsson avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Ericsson will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Ericsson trying to control the position from guard on top but Thacker is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Ericsson engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ericsson's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
Thacker tries to strike from the bottom.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge George Francis scores the fight 30:27
Judge Stewart Dunkirk scores the fight 30:27
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ludvig Ericsson!
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
38%

 

Event: GAMMA#745 DeNeville v Benny     
Date:   Dec 01, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Donsone DeNeville (ranked 28 p4p, 6 weight class) and Benny Andersson (ranked 109 p4p, 16 weight class). Benny Andersson acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

190 cm
29
224 lbs
21 - 5 - 0
186 cm
34
208 lbs
27 - 8 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Arcticus University: London



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Donsone DeNeville!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benny Andersson!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Andersson connects with a solid leg kick.
Andersson misses with a straight right.
DeNeville throws a body shot but no joy.
Andersson avoids the body shot from DeNeville.
Andersson misses with a straight left.
DeNeville misses the jab.
Andersson misses with an uppercut. DeNeville saw that one coming.
DeNeville appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
DeNeville swings away with a leg kick that misses.
DeNeville lands with a shot to the body.
A shot to the liver by DeNeville. Beautiful body shot.
DeNeville wants to slow Andersson down by chopping away at his legs.
Andersson steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Andersson comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Andersson avoids the body shot from DeNeville.
Andersson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by DeNeville.
Andersson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A telegraphed right hand from Andersson misses the target.
Andersson throws a poor cross that misses

and DeNeville counters with a nice double leg into guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
DeNeville lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Andersson preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Andersson controls DeNeville momentarily but DeNeville frees himself.
Andersson wants to stand up but DeNeville is controlling him.
DeNeville has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
DeNeville trying to control the position from guard on top but Andersson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Andersson working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from DeNeville.
DeNeville is looking to work some ground and pound but Andersson has wrist control.
DeNeville in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Andersson tries to land a sweep but no joy.

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.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Andersson seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
DeNeville won't allow Andersson to sweep him here.
DeNeville with a nice head shot there.
Andersson looking for a sweep. Not yet Andersson, not yet.
DeNeville throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Andersson works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
DeNeville won't allow Andersson to get back to his feet.
DeNeville with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
DeNeville being controlled here momentarily.
DeNeville works over Andersson with some ground and pound from guard.
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.
Andersson wants to stand and escape but DeNeville is having none of it.
DeNeville throws a big elbow that misses.
DeNeville postures up in Andersson's guard and throws a big left but Andersson blocks it.
DeNeville is looking to advance position but Andersson has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!

DeNeville is squirming around, avoiding Andersson's attempts to control the action.
DeNeville regains half guard.
DeNeville is pressing down on Andersson's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
DeNeville looking for a sweep. Not yet DeNeville, not yet.
Andersson must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Andersson trying to control the position from guard on top but DeNeville is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Andersson is stalling in the full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Andersson stands and steps away. DeNeville gets to his feet too and we're back to the striking game.
Benny Andersson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Andersson throws a shot to the body.
Andersson lands a nice shot that snaps DeNeville's head back.
Andersson staying out of range there.
Donsone DeNeville seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
DeNeville misses with a hook
and Andersson counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Andersson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Andersson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but DeNeville is out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Andersson throws a jab but it's blocked by DeNeville.
A big right from DeNeville misses.
DeNeville throws a body punch but Andersson moves out of range.
DeNeville checks a leg kick nicely.
DeNeville fires out a quick counter leg kick but Andersson just manages to avoid it.
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 Donsone DeNeville will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


DeNeville throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
DeNeville scores with a leg kick.
A punch lands to the side of DeNeville 's head but he takes it in his stride.
DeNeville tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
DeNeville swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Andersson only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Andersson scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
DeNeville misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Good leg kick by Andersson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
DeNeville takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Andersson loads up on a big right hand but DeNeville slips the punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Andersson avoids a low kick by using good footwork.

Andersson has closed the distance and engaged DeNeville in a clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Andersson.
DeNeville is looking to take this one to the mat.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Andersson.
Andersson misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Andersson struggles to land a body shot inside as DeNeville controls his hands.
DeNeville is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Andersson gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.

Andersson breaks the clinch.

DeNeville gets a takedown into half guard.
Nice strikes from DeNeville there.
Andersson is looking to improve his position.
DeNeville scoring with strikes to the body and head.
DeNeville passes the guard and advances to mount!
Andersson manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Andersson blocking the ground and pound attempt from DeNeville.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
DeNeville sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Andersson defending well though.
DeNeville throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
DeNeville prevents Andersson from improving his position.
Andersson trying to control from the bottom.
DeNeville lands strikes from half guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
DeNeville working the head and body with strikes.
DeNeville misses with a head shot. Andersson uses the momentum to regain guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
DeNeville postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Andersson wants to stand but DeNeville is controlling the position.
DeNeville postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
DeNeville pushing down on Andersson's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Andersson avoiding damage under a succession of punches from DeNeville.
DeNeville wants to control but Andersson is keeping him busy.
DeNeville lands strikes from half guard.
DeNeville prevents Andersson from improving his position.
DeNeville seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
DeNeville scores with a couple of good hammerfists.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Andersson moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
DeNeville throwing strikes from guard but Andersson blocks nicely.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Andersson looking to hit a scissor sweep but DeNeville is one step ahead there.
DeNeville postures up and lands a big shot to Andersson's brow.
Andersson is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

DeNeville is looking to improve his position.

Andersson stands, ready to strike. The ref makes him back up and allows DeNeville to get to his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Andersson is looking to land body kicks.
DeNeville drops down looking for a counter takedown but Andersson sprawls and moves away.
DeNeville lands a nice shot to the body.
DeNeville keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
DeNeville keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Andersson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
DeNeville scores with a hook to the body. Andersson takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
DeNeville scores with a nice right hand.
DeNeville throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
DeNeville throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Andersson thinks about the counter body kick.
DeNeville shoots in for a takedown but Andersson shows good takedown defense.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Andersson takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Andersson throws a low kick, looking for DeNeville's leg but DeNeville calmly moves out of range.
It looked like DeNeville wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Andersson 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.
Andersson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by DeNeville.

That's one minute gone in the round.
DeNeville tries to score with a low kick but Andersson moves his leg out of the way.
Andersson throws a leg kick but DeNeville sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Andersson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Andersson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Andersson doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
DeNeville throws a leg kick but Andersson sees it coming and moves out of range.
A punch combination from Andersson misses.
Benny Andersson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
DeNeville looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Andersson missing with a left hand there. DeNeville was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
DeNeville misses with a head kick.
Andersson digs a good body shot into DeNeville's ribs.
DeNeville uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Andersson.
Andersson tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
DeNeville takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Andersson moves out of range of the leg kick from DeNeville.
Andersson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Andersson fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. DeNeville looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
DeNeville swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
This has been an exciting period of action!
DeNeville ducks under a wild hook from Andersson.
Andersson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by DeNeville.
Andersson buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Andersson throws a hook to the side of DeNeville's head but DeNeville sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Andersson smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Andersson throws an off balance right hand
and DeNeville counters with a good low kick that Andersson was not able to check.
A big left from Andersson misses.
Andersson throws a good cross that connects.
Andersson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
A little feinted left hand from DeNeville on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by DeNeville.
DeNeville swings for the body but Andersson moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Andersson takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
DeNeville fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Andersson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Andersson is looking to score with low kicks.
Andersson misses with an uppercut.
DeNeville throws out a leg kick but Andersson moves out of range and DeNeville only half commits.
Andersson is trying to counter with his kicks.
Andersson throws out a loose jab but DeNeville uses good head movement to avoid it.
DeNeville needs to keep his hands up - Andersson had a free shot at his head there.
DeNeville throws a leg kick that is checked
and Andersson counters with a straight right hand.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Andersson, right into the meat.
DeNeville lands a jab to the nose.
DeNeville is looking to chop away at Andersson's legs.
Andersson throws a head kick that misses.
DeNeville was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Andersson throws out a loose jab but DeNeville uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Andersson throws a looping overhand right but DeNeville ducks down to avoid it.
Andersson throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Andersson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but DeNeville was well out of range. Poor timing from Andersson.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Andersson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
DeNeville swings widly with a right hand
enabling Andersson to counter with a crisp jab.
Andersson takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
DeNeville feints and then cracks Andersson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Andersson down.
DeNeville takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
DeNeville misses with the combination.
An inside leg kick lands from Andersson.
DeNeville wants to slow Andersson down by chopping away at his legs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benny Andersson really dominated that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


DeNeville feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Andersson's calf.
Andersson moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
DeNeville throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
DeNeville looks to land a body kick but Andersson moved away.
Andersson on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
DeNeville connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
DeNeville throws a body shot but no joy.
A little jabbing left from Andersson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
DeNeville lands a nice shot to the body.
Andersson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
DeNeville uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Andersson.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
DeNeville lands a leg kick that knocks Andersson off balance momentarily.
DeNeville swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A jab from Andersson misses.
A slapping leg kick lands for Andersson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
DeNeville throws a body shot but no joy.
DeNeville steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Andersson.
Nice cross by DeNeville.
Andersson misses with an uppercut
and DeNeville counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A bone on bone clash there as Andersson blocks the leg kick.
Andersson now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
DeNeville takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
The fighters circle momentarily. Andersson darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Andersson misses with a straight left.
Andersson pivots, looking for a leg kick but DeNeville is out of range and Andersson settles back down.
DeNeville throws a head kick that misses.
Andersson is looking to chop away at DeNeville's legs.
DeNeville misses with a low kick.
DeNeville throws a body punch but Andersson moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Andersson throws a hook but DeNeville avoids it easily.
DeNeville throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
DeNeville ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Andersson.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A swing and a miss from DeNeville.
DeNeville uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Andersson.
Andersson slips under a jab.
An inside leg kick lands from Andersson.
A telegraphed right hand from DeNeville misses the target.
DeNeville thumps Andersson with a low kick.
DeNeville lands a nice hook to Andersson's body. Andersson takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A jab from Andersson misses.
DeNeville ducks under a wild hook from Andersson.
A shot to the body from Andersson misses

so DeNeville counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Andersson 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.
DeNeville forces his way into half guard.

Andersson pushes DeNeville off and gets back to his feet.
DeNeville fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
DeNeville throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Andersson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Andersson misses the shot to the body.
An inside leg kick from DeNeville misses.
Andersson thinks about the counter body kick.
DeNeville tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Andersson's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
DeNeville fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Andersson manages to avoid it.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Andersson trying to hold on to DeNeville's head to control him but DeNeville postures up.
DeNeville landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
DeNeville throwing shots but Andersson is blocking nicely.
Andersson wants to control but DeNeville is keeping busy.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. DeNeville lands a nice short elbow.
Andersson wants to improve his position but DeNeville is controlling well.
DeNeville 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.
DeNeville missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
DeNeville is nestled in close to Andersson, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.

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

Donsone DeNeville had his way with Benny Andersson in that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


DeNeville lands a jab to Andersson's midsection.
A low kick from DeNeville misses
and Andersson counters with a nice uppercut.
DeNeville throws out a leg kick but Andersson moves out of range and DeNeville only half commits.
Andersson replies with a solid counter kick to the body but DeNeville blocks it well.
A telegraphed right hand from DeNeville misses the target.
A swing and a miss from DeNeville.
Andersson throws a low kick but it's checked well by DeNeville.
DeNeville takes one on the button.
DeNeville lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Andersson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. DeNeville sees it coming and avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
DeNeville connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
The fighters circle momentarily. Andersson darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
A nice leg kick lands there from DeNeville.
Andersson tries to work over DeNeville's front leg with a kick but DeNeville checks it.
Andersson scores with a nice right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Andersson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt DeNeville.
A clash of legs there as DeNeville blocks the low kick.
Andersson throws an overhand right that lands on DeNeville's shoulder, as DeNeville tries to avoid the shot.
It looked like DeNeville wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Andersson lands with a thumping leg kick.
DeNeville steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Andersson.
DeNeville misses with a body shot.
Andersson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
DeNeville loads up on a big right hand but Andersson slips the punch.
DeNeville paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Andersson thumps DeNeville with a low kick.
Andersson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from DeNeville.
DeNeville is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Andersson scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
DeNeville avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Benny Andersson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Andersson throws a jab when DeNeville was well out of range.
And DeNeville counters with a quick kick to the body but Andersson blocks it.
DeNeville with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
DeNeville scores with a push kick.
DeNeville misses the body punch
and Andersson counters with a nice leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
DeNeville throws a right and a left that both miss.
Andersson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. DeNeville sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Andersson swings and misses with a shot to the body
and DeNeville counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Andersson thinking.
Andersson looks to land a right hand but DeNeville moved out of range.
It looked like DeNeville wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Andersson walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. DeNeville checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
DeNeville fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Andersson manages to avoid it.
DeNeville lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Andersson has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Andersson there as he acknowledges the shot.
DeNeville digs a good hook to Andersson's body.
Donsone DeNeville is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Andersson checks the leg kick nicely there.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Andersson enables DeNeville to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Andersson manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
DeNeville prevents Andersson from getting back to his feet.
Andersson looking to hit a scissor sweep but DeNeville is one step ahead there.
DeNeville sitting in guard, not really doing much.
DeNeville with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
DeNeville content to stall in guard here.
Andersson wants to sweep but no luck.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
DeNeville pushes down on Andersson's leg and manages to get into half guard.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.

Andersson looking for submissions off his back.

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 Donsone DeNeville.
I think DeNeville has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Donsone DeNeville!

Donsone DeNeville retains his light heavyweight title!
During a confident post fight interview, Donsone DeNeville thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: GC 261     
Date:   Nov 30, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Johnny Kilmister (ranked 2098 p4p, 198 weight class) and Mannie Parazinho (ranked 2456 p4p, 225 weight class). I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

190 cm
28
155 lbs
5 - 4 - 0
174 cm
34
152 lbs
11 - 10 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Johnny Kilmister!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Mannie Parazinho!
The judges for this bout are Gwen Towbar, Chris Downing and Alan Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Parazinho tries to clinch up but Kilmister circles away and keeps his distance.
Parazinho gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Kilmister lands a nice hook to Parazinho's body. Parazinho takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A decent looking cross lands there for Kilmister.
Parazinho paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Kilmister scores with a nice head shot.

Kilmister gets a clinch.
Kilmister 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 body shot lands from Kilmister.
Parazinho throws a punch but it's blocked by Kilmister.
Kilmister leaning his opponent against the cage.
Kilmister misses with a body punch.
Kilmister tries to throw a body punch but Parazinho avoids it by throwing Kilmister back against the cage.
Parazinho tries a body shot but Kilmister blocks it.
Kilmister blocks the elbow strike.
Kilmister throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Parazinho tries to pull guard but Kilmister forces him back to his feet, against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Parazinho throws a punch but it's blocked by Kilmister.

Parazinho's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Parazinho looks to land a combination but Kilmister avoids it well.
Kilmister connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Parazinho's hands.
Kilmister has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Death Valley Training Facility in the buildup to the fight.
Parazinho fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Kilmister checks it well.
Kilmister is looking to counter with head kicks.

Kilmister closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Parazinho regains full guard. Nicely done.
Parazinho keeping moving, preventing Kilmister from controlling successfully.
Parazinho looking to control.

Kilmister avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Parazinho preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Kilmister trying to control the position from guard on top but Parazinho is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kilmister is looking to work some ground and pound but Parazinho has wrist control.
Parazinho keeping moving, preventing Kilmister from controlling successfully.

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

Parazinho working for a triangle but Kilmister defends it easily.
Kilmister will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Kilmister trying to control the position from guard on top but Parazinho is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kilmister working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

Parazinho has his foot on Kilmister's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Kilmister works his way back into a safe position though.
Kilmister throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Kilmister is looking to work some ground and pound but Parazinho has wrist control.
Kilmister in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

Parazinho had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Kilmister defends it easily.
Kilmister trying to control but Parazinho is working from the bottom.
Parazinho wants to get back to his feet but Kilmister is in a dominant position and won't allow it.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Kilmister scoring well with a low kick there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Kilmister manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Parazinho on his heels. He'll look to pass Parazinho's guard now, I'm sure.

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

Parazinho looking for a guillotine here but Kilmister defends easily.
Kilmister in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Kilmister in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

Parazinho working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Kilmister doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Kilmister manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Parazinho avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kilmister takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kilmister turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Parazinho throws a body punch but Kilmister moves out of range.
Kilmister scores with a hook.
Kilmister tests Parazinho's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Parazinho throws a hook but Kilmister blocks it.

Kilmister has taken the fight to the clinch.
Parazinho wants to get back to striking at distance but Kilmister won't allow it.
Parazinho working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Parazinho throws a head punch that misses.
Parazinho tries to pull guard but Kilmister holds him up against the cage and eventually Parazinho drops back down to his feet.
Parazinho prevents a body shot from Kilmister.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Parazinho misses with a hook from the clinch.
Parazinho blocks a body shot from Kilmister.
Parazinho will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Kilmister up against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Parazinho.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Parazinho escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Parazinho with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kilmister to score with a decent uppercut.
Parazinho tried to score with a low kick but Kilmister checks it.
Parazinho defending well as Kilmister loads up on a big left hand.
Kilmister tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Parazinho paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Parazinho gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kilmister.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Kilmister.
Kilmister plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Parazinho misses with a hook. Kilmister ducked under it nicely.
Kilmister has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Parazinho.
Kilmister lands a lovely overhand right.
Kilmister connects with a right hand. Parazinho shakes it off.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nice sprawl there from Kilmister as Parazinho shoots in.
Parazinho dodges the punch combination from Kilmister.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kilmister swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Kilmister uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Parazinho.
Johnny Kilmister seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kilmister moves away from the strike by Parazinho.
Kilmister connects with a body shot.
Kilmister tries to close the distance and clinch up but Parazinho swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Parazinho only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Parazinho throws a lazy uppercut
and Kilmister counters with a good low kick that Parazinho was not able to check.
Kilmister fails with an attempt to clinch.
Parazinho misses with a low kick as Kilmister jumps back.
Parazinho just misses with a punch to the body.
Kilmister pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Parazinho back to the cage. Kilmister follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Parazinho cracks Kilmister with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

It looks like Johnny Kilmister has been cut.
Parazinho walks into a stiff left hand from Kilmister.
A head kick by Kilmister misses
and Kilmister takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Parazinho misses the shot to the body.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Parazinho, right into the meat.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kilmister connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

Kilmister decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
Parazinho trying to hold on to Kilmister's head to control him but Kilmister postures up.
Kilmister is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Parazinho can do to turn this around?
Kilmister sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Parazinho defending well though.
Kilmister throwing shots but Parazinho is blocking nicely.
Kilmister looks to score some points with some ground and pound.

Parazinho looking for submissions off his back.
Parazinho blocking the ground and pound attempt from Kilmister.
Kilmister thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Parazinho's head.
Parazinho is not content to let Kilmister control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kilmister prevents Parazinho from standing back up.
Kilmister throwing shots but Parazinho is blocking nicely.
Kilmister missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Kilmister working the head and body with strikes.
Kilmister thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Parazinho's head.
Parazinho trying to control but Kilmister postures up.
Parazinho blocking the ground and pound attempt from Kilmister.
Parazinho is trying to maintain the position but Kilmister is very close to passing his half guard.
Kilmister seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Parazinho does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Johnny Kilmister dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Johnny Kilmister's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Parazinho slips a jab from Kilmister.
Parazinho looks to land a right hand but Kilmister moved out of range.
Parazinho lands a slapping body shot.
Johnny Kilmister is winning the standup battle so far.
Parazinho misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kilmister.
Parazinho goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kilmister avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Parazinho misses with an uppercut.
Parazinho misses with a body shot.
Kilmister connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Parazinho throws a leg kick but Kilmister sees it coming and moves out of range.
Kilmister checks a low kick from Parazinho.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kilmister missing with a left hand there. Parazinho was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

Kilmister shoots in and gets a takedown into Parazinho's guard.
Parazinho utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Parazinho preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kilmister wants to control from the top but Parazinho keeps moving.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kilmister working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

Parazinho is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Kilmister is aware though and is defending well.
Kilmister working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Kilmister throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Parazinho works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Kilmister controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Parazinho looking to hit a scissor sweep but Kilmister is one step ahead there.
Parazinho being controlled here, momentarily.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Kilmister chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Parazinho can pounce on him.
Kilmister lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Parazinho backs up against the cage.
Kilmister misses with an uppercut. Parazinho saw that one coming.
Kilmister is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Parazinho throws a shot to the body.
Kilmister lands with a cross.
Kilmister lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Kilmister checks a low kick from Parazinho.
Kilmister walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Kilmister comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Kilmister's jab looks to have found its range, popping Parazinho under the eye.
Kilmister lands a head shot.
Parazinho lands with a nice body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kilmister scores with a shot to the body.
Kilmister doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
The fighters circling - Kilmister throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kilmister checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Parazinho throws a body punch but Kilmister moves out of range.
Kilmister throws a hook but Parazinho blocks it.
Kilmister jabs at Parazinho's body.
Parazinho swings for the body but Kilmister moves out of range.
Kilmister's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Parazinho connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Kilmister scrambles back to his feet.
Kilmister turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Parazinho lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kilmister's sensitive parts.
Kilmister looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Kilmister connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.

Parazinho gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Kilmister to score an easy takedown into full guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kilmister passes Parazinho's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Johnny Kilmister is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Parazinho is pressing down on Kilmister's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Kilmister trying to control but Parazinho is working from the bottom.

Parazinho looking for a guillotine here but Kilmister defends easily.
Mannie Parazinho has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

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

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 Johnny Kilmister.
Well Kilmister has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Gwen Towbar scores the fight 30:27
Judge Chris Downing scores the fight 30:27
Judge Alan Glass scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Johnny Kilmister!

Johnny Kilmister seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: CEC 630     
Date:   Nov 28, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Gabriel Zackrisson (ranked 936 p4p, 111 weight class) and Dyllz Tahere (ranked 1254 p4p, 153 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
33
159 lbs
23 - 9 - 1
174 cm
34
160 lbs
19 - 9 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Gabriel Zackrisson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Dyllz Tahere!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Zackrisson throws a jab when Tahere was well out of range.
Zackrisson blocks a leg kick.
Tahere has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Zackrisson is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Tahere throws an overhand right that lands on Zackrisson's shoulder, as Zackrisson tries to avoid the shot.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tahere.
Tahere throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Tahere throws a leg kick but Zackrisson checks it.
Tahere throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Zackrisson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Zackrisson ducks under a wild hook from Tahere.
Tahere throws a shot from downtown. Zackrisson moves away and avoids it.
An attempted straight right counter from Zackrisson misses the target.
A big left from Tahere misses.
Tahere misses with a straight left.
Zackrisson throwing a counter right hand but Tahere manages to avoid it.
Zackrisson throws a jab when Tahere was well out of range.
Zackrisson throws out a leg kick but Tahere moves out of range and Zackrisson only half commits.
Dyllz Tahere seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tahere is looking to land body kicks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Zackrisson misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Despite the aggression on Tahere's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Tahere throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Zackrisson.
Tahere throws the kick towards the body but Zackrisson avoids it.
Tahere throws a lazy right hand but Zackrisson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Zackrisson. Tahere does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tahere misses with a head kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tahere misses with a low kick.
Zackrisson feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tahere's calf.
Tahere takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Tahere misses with a left hand
and Zackrisson counters with a straight right hand.
Zackrisson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Zackrisson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Tahere tries a head kick but it misses.
Zackrisson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tahere, right into the meat.
Zackrisson misses with a hook. Tahere ducked under it nicely.
Tahere throws a big shot that misses.
Tahere avoids a kick to the body.
Zackrisson lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Tahere scores with a nice right hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Zackrisson has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Tahere throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tahere.
Tahere checks the leg kick.
Zackrisson scores with a nice head shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Zackrisson.
Tahere will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tahere throws a leg kick that is checked
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Tahere throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Tahere scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
A lazy left from Zackrisson finds it's target.
Zackrisson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tahere.
Tahere misses with a straight left.
Tahere throws an overhand right that lands on Zackrisson's shoulder, as Zackrisson tries to avoid the shot.
A little feinted left hand from Zackrisson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tahere lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Zackrisson throws a leg kick but Tahere sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Tahere's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Zackrisson connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tahere scrambles back to his feet.
Tahere has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Tahere there as he acknowledges the shot.
A jab from Tahere finds it's way through Zackrisson's defenses.
Tahere tries to land a body kick
and Zackrisson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A leg kick checked by Tahere.
Tahere misses with a hook.
Zackrisson scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tahere dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Zackrisson misses the target.
Zackrisson missing with a left hand there. Tahere was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Zackrisson misses with a low kick.
Zackrisson blocks a leg kick.
Tahere throws a leg kick but Zackrisson sees it coming and moves out of range.
Tahere uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Zackrisson.
It seemed like Tahere was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Tahere avoids the body shot from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson dodges the punch combination from Tahere.
Zackrisson throws a jab but it's blocked by Tahere.
Tahere uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Zackrisson.
Tahere connects with a leg kick. Zackrisson looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Zackrisson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Zackrisson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tahere.
Tahere tries to bum rush Zackrisson with a series of wild strikes but Zackrisson uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Tahere misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Zackrisson is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Zackrisson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tahere moves away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tahere fails to land with a series of punches.
Zackrisson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Tahere slips a straight right by Zackrisson.
Tahere throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Zackrisson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Zackrisson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tahere.
Tahere scores with a head kick.
Tahere uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Zackrisson.
Tahere slips under a jab from Zackrisson.
Tahere throws a half hearted mid kick.
Zackrisson scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Tahere doesn't seem bothered though.
Zackrisson listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Tahere bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Zackrisson's head.
Tahere lands a glancing blow to the side of Zackrisson's head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Zackrisson lands a jab to the nose.
Zackrisson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tahere.
Zackrisson takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Zackrisson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tahere manages to avoid it.
Tahere checks a leg kick.
Tahere feints a counter leg kick.
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 Gabriel Zackrisson will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Zackrisson avoids a punch combination nicely.
Tahere's jab looks to have found its range, popping Zackrisson under the eye.
Zackrisson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tahere.
Tahere unleashes a big counter combination but Zackrisson bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Zackrisson swings for the body but Tahere moves out of range.
Zackrisson throws a hook to the side of Tahere's head but Tahere sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A combination from Tahere does no damage.
Tahere walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Zackrisson checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Tahere fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Zackrisson is out of range.
Zackrisson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A slow jab from Zackrisson misses its intended target.
Zackrisson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Zackrisson connects with a looping right hand.
Zackrisson loads up on a big right hand but Tahere slips the punch.
A leg kick checked by Tahere.
Tahere throws a jab but it's blocked by Zackrisson.
Tahere scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
A telegraphed right hand from Tahere misses the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Zackrisson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tahere.
Zackrisson misses with a looping right.
Zackrisson gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Zackrisson lands with a shot to the body.
Zackrisson tests Tahere's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Tahere throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Zackrisson walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Zackrisson throws a poor cross that misses
and Zackrisson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tahere stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Zackrisson misses with an uppercut
and Tahere counters with a nice uppercut.
Tahere takes one to the chin there.
Zackrisson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A big right from Tahere misses.
Zackrisson clobbers Tahere with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Zackrisson misses with a leg kick.
Tahere throws a leg kick but Zackrisson sees it coming and moves out of range.
Tahere 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.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tahere throws the kick towards the body but Zackrisson avoids it.
Tahere throws a sloppy head kick and Zackrisson moves out of range easily.
Zackrisson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Zackrisson misses with a hook.
Zackrisson takes one on the button.
Zackrisson takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Tahere takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Zackrisson scores with a head kick.
Zackrisson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tahere.
Tahere misses with a low kick as Zackrisson jumps back.
Tahere defending well as Zackrisson loads up on a big left hand.
Tahere looks to land a left hand but Zackrisson moved out of range nicely.
Zackrisson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Tahere throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Tahere fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Nice jab there from Tahere.
Tahere scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
That kick from Tahere tenderised Zackrisson's leg. Zackrisson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Zackrisson throws a quick inside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tahere uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Tahere stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Tahere uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Zackrisson.
Tahere swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A swing and a miss from Tahere.
A big left from Tahere misses.
Zackrisson feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Tahere loads up on a big right hand but Zackrisson slips the punch.
Tahere attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Zackrisson throws a big shot that misses.
Zackrisson tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tahere is able to avoid easily.
Zackrisson moves out of range of the body kick.
Tahere connects with a nice looking jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Zackrisson. Tahere does a little dance to reset his feet.
Zackrisson throws a lazy right hand but Tahere sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tahere throws an overhand right that lands on Zackrisson's shoulder, as Zackrisson tries to avoid the shot.
Tahere cracks the inside of Zackrisson's front leg.
Zackrisson blocks a jab.
Zackrisson throws a hook to the side of Tahere's head but Tahere sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tahere pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Zackrisson looks to land a body kick but Tahere moved away.
Tahere lands a jab.
Tahere connects with a right hand. Zackrisson shakes it off.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tahere slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Zackrisson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A little feinted left hand from Zackrisson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tahere looks to land a left hand but Zackrisson moved out of range nicely.
Zackrisson looks to land a combination but Tahere avoids it well.
Tahere lands a head kick. Zackrisson smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Zackrisson misses the shot to the body.
Tahere is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Zackrisson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Dyllz Tahere seems to be getting the better of the standup.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tahere tries to land a leg kick but Zackrisson saw it coming and moves away.
Tahere throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Tahere dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Zackrisson. That did some damage!
Zackrisson takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Zackrisson misses with a low kick as Tahere jumps back.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dyllz Tahere showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. And we move into the final round!


Nice shot lands for Tahere.
Zackrisson connects with a solid leg kick.
Tahere misses with a body kick.
Tahere throws a head kick that misses.
Tahere connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Zackrisson. Tahere does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tahere swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Zackrisson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tahere. Tahere obviously looking to wear him down.
Tahere takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Zackrisson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tahere.
A little jabbing left from Tahere on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Zackrisson looks to land a right hand but Tahere moved out of range.
The crowd cheers as Zackrisson lands an impressive looking overhand right. Tahere doesn't seem phased though.
Tahere's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tahere keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Zackrisson lunges at Tahere with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Tahere's hand.
The fighters circling - Zackrisson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tahere only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Zackrisson slips under a jab.
Zackrisson throws a quick counter head kick but Tahere was just out of range.
Tahere connects with a solid leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tahere throws a push kick but Zackrisson slaps the foot to one side.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tahere.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tahere tries to move into range but Zackrisson moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Zackrisson throws a jab but it's blocked by Tahere.
Zackrisson looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Zackrisson misses with an uppercut.
It seemed like Tahere was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Zackrisson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Zackrisson throws a hook to the side of Tahere's head but Tahere sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Zackrisson connects with a single shot there.
Tahere is looking to score with low kicks.
Zackrisson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tahere.
Tahere lands an overhand right.
Zackrisson throws a jab when Tahere was well out of range.
Zackrisson takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Zackrisson tries to score with a low kick but Tahere moves his leg out of the way.
Tahere looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tahere chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Zackrisson can pounce on him.
An inside leg kick lands from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson throws a right and a left that both miss.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Zackrisson, right into the meat.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tahere 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.
Zackrisson is looking to counter punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A thudding body kick lands there by Zackrisson!
Zackrisson throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Zackrisson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tahere bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Tahere swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tahere misses with a straight left.
A jab from Tahere does it's job there.
Tahere misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Tahere avoids the body shot from Zackrisson.
Tahere fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Zackrisson.
Tahere ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tahere with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Zackrisson to score with a decent uppercut.
Tahere tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Zackrisson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tahere. That did some damage!
Zackrisson thumps Tahere with a low kick.
Tahere scores with a jab.
Zackrisson throws a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tahere lands a head kick!
Zackrisson fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Tahere checks it well.
Zackrisson throws a low kick but Tahere moves out of range easily.
Tahere throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Zackrisson missing with a left hand there. Tahere was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tahere avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Zackrisson throws a body punch but Tahere moves out of range.
Zackrisson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tahere.
Tahere throws a jab when Zackrisson was well out of range.
Tahere tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Zackrisson is able to avoid easily.
Tahere throws a looping overhand right but Zackrisson ducks down to avoid it.
Tahere throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Zackrisson swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Zackrisson throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Zackrisson scores with a hook.
Tahere throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Zackrisson swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Zackrisson throws a jab but it's blocked by Tahere.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A jab lands there for Tahere.
Tahere takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Zackrisson throws a leg kick but Tahere checks it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Zackrisson. Tahere shrugs it off though.
Zackrisson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tahere. Tahere obviously looking to wear him down.
Tahere cracks Zackrisson with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
A telegraphed right hand from Tahere misses the target.
Tahere misses with a looping right.
Zackrisson appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Zackrisson looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Zackrisson takes a swing at Tahere's ribcage but misses.
A solid leg kick lands there for Zackrisson.
Tahere avoids the body shot from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson is looking to slow Tahere down with leg kicks.
Left hook, right uppercut from Tahere.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Zackrisson throws a chopping leg kick but Tahere manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A little jabbing left from Tahere on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Zackrisson throws a hook but Tahere blocks it.
Zackrisson throws a leg kick but Tahere sees it coming and checks it nicely.

And that's the end of the fight!
Gabriel Zackrisson showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Zackrisson 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 29:29
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 29:29
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 29:29

The fight is ruled a draw!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
81%

 

Event: CEC 630     
Date:   Nov 28, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman (ranked 623 p4p, 78 weight class) and Sairanix Lokren (ranked 644 p4p, 82 weight class). Lokren is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Beast. Linus Akerman has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

180 cm
34
177 lbs
24 - 10 - 0
183 cm
34
179 lbs
27 - 16 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Conviction

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sairanix Lokren!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Lokren moves into the clinch.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Lokren just misses with a elbow thrown towards Akerman's brow.
Lokren throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.

Lokren escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
The fight stays on the outside here - Lokren looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

Lokren gets a clinch.
Lokren throws an elbow but it misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Akerman.
Akerman stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Akerman misses with a punch on the inside.
Akerman swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Akerman doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lokren 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. Lokren gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Lokren defending well as Akerman loads up on a big left hand.

Lokren gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Akerman misses with a short punch on the inside.
Akerman stalling in the clinch but Lokren improves position.
Lokren comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.

It looks like Linus Akerman has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lokren blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Lokren looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Akerman blocks an elbow strike from Lokren.
A shot in the inside from Akerman.
Lokren throws an elbow but it misses.

Lokren breaks the clinch.
A head kick misses from Akerman.
Akerman connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Lokren tries to close the distance and clinch up but Akerman swats him away and circles back towards the center.

Lokren clinches.
Lokren prevents a body shot from Akerman.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Lokren creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Lokren lands a nice elbow.
Lokren misses with an elbow strike.
Akerman pushes Lokren back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Lokren creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Akerman blocks an elbow strike from Lokren.
Akerman lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Akerman taking a breather.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lokren lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Akerman fails to land.
Akerman scores with a nice hook to the head.
Still in the clinch, Akerman scores with a nice short uppercut.
Lokren blocks a body shot from Akerman.
Lokren misses with an elbow over the top.
Lokren throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Akerman lands with a short shot to the head.
Lokren looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Lokren tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Akerman takes an elbow to the temple.
With the fighters up against the cage, Lokren throws an elbow but misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Lokren.
Akerman lands a nice uppercut.
Akerman misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Lokren lands an elbow inside that Akerman shrugs off.
Akerman throws a head punch that misses.
Akerman lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Lokren is leaning against Akerman and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Akerman blocks an elbow strike from Lokren.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lokren throws an elbow but it misses.
Akerman takes an elbow to the temple.
Akerman lands with a short shot to the head.
Lokren misses with a body punch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Lokren.
Lokren goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Lokren throws an elbow that misses.
Akerman misses with a short punch on the inside.
Nice elbow from Lokren.
Lokren can't find room to land a body shot as Akerman controls the action.
Lokren throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Akerman misses with the head strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Lokren.
Lokren misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Akerman fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Akerman tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch on the inside from Akerman fails to land.
Akerman swings wildly with an uppercut but Lokren uses good head movement to avoid it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Lokren.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A right hook to the body lands for Akerman.
Lokren is trying to break the clinch but Akerman has him pressed against the cage.
Lokren lands a nice elbow from the clinch.

Linus Akerman's cut is getting worse.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Lokren lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Akerman backwards.
Lokren pushes off an throws an elbow but Akerman leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Lokren lands an elbow inside.
Lokren struggles to land a body shot inside as Akerman controls his hands.
Akerman tries to work over Lokren's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Lokren tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Akerman's elbow.
Lokren tries to pull guard but Akerman forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Linus Akerman has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sairanix Lokren.
Akerman lands an uppercut.
Akerman looking to stall.
Akerman misses with a hook to the ribs.
Akerman takes an elbow to the temple.
Akerman misses with a hook from the clinch.
Akerman doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Sairanix Lokren will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Linus Akerman's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!



Lokren drives through and clinches with Akerman against the cage.
Akerman digs a right hand underneath Lokren's ribcage. Lokren let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Akerman fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Akerman tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Lokren's elbow.
Akerman blocks an elbow strike.
Lokren lands an elbow that stopped Akerman in his tracks for a moment.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Lokren just misses with a elbow thrown towards Akerman's brow.
Lokren prevents a body shot from Akerman.

Akerman breaks from the clinch.
Good shot there by Akerman.
Akerman misses with a straight left.

Lokren closes the distance and clinches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Akerman.
Lokren pushes off an throws an elbow but Akerman leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Lokren throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Lokren 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. Lokren gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Akerman scoring well with a low kick there.
Akerman throws a front kick aimed at Lokren's knee but Lokren avoids it well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Lokren throws a body punch but Akerman moves out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Lokren. Akerman does a little dance to reset his feet.
Akerman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Lokren.
Lokren tries to clinch up.
Lokren walks into a jab.
Akerman looks for the body kick but Lokren saw that one coming.
Lokren takes one to the side of the head.

Lokren has closed the distance and engaged Akerman in a clinch.
Lokren works on Akerman's body with a couple of short punches.
Lokren lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Lokren lands a nice elbow.

Linus Akerman's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Lokren lands an elbow inside that Akerman shrugs off.
Lokren jumps guard but Akerman stands there with Lokren around his waist. Lokren gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Lokren struggles to land a body shot inside as Akerman controls his hands.
Lokren lands a body punch in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Lokren lands an elbow just above Akerman 's eye.
Lokren pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Akerman misses with a hook to the ribs.
Akerman takes an elbow to the forehead.

Jeez, Linus Akerman's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.
Akerman dodges an elbow strike from Lokren.
Lokren swings wildly with an uppercut but Akerman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Lokren lands an elbow that stopped Akerman in his tracks for a moment.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:37 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Sairanix Lokren!
Sairanix Lokren got down on his knees post fight and begged the management for a title shot. 'Please, I want that title shot so bad! Give it to me!'
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
47%

 

Event: GC 260     
Date:   Nov 24, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Melchizedek Halo (ranked 3142 p4p, 421 weight class) and Johan Dahlberg (ranked 3654 p4p, 465 weight class). The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

185 cm
31
215 lbs
14 - 7 - 0
186 cm
34
212 lbs
18 - 14 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Melchizedek Halo!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Johan Dahlberg!
The judges for this bout are George Francis, Daniel Franklin and Frank Dennis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dahlberg throws a shot from downtown. Halo moves away and avoids it.
Dahlberg moves forwards but Halo connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Halo fails to land with a series of punches.
Halo misses with a looping left.
Halo scores with a jab. Dahlberg acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Dahlberg gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Dahlberg throws a solid leg kick but Halo takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Dahlberg.
Dahlberg tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Halo was well out of range. Poor timing from Dahlberg.
Dahlberg takes a body punch but keeps moving.

Dahlberg drives through and clinches with Halo against the cage.
Halo doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Dahlberg can't find room to land a body shot as Halo controls the action.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Dahlberg.
Halo blocks an uppercut.
Halo misses with a punch on the inside.
Dahlberg misses with some punches.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Dahlberg.
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!
Halo fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Halo breaks the clinch.
Halo throws a head kick that Dahlberg semi-blocks.
Halo lands with a kick to the temple. Dahlberg shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Halo lands a jab.
Dahlberg lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Dahlberg throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A chopping leg kick lands by Dahlberg.
A nice leg kick lands there from Dahlberg.
Dahlberg throws the left hand but Halo avoids the punch easily.
Halo ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Halo lands a head kick. Dahlberg smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Melchizedek Halo seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
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!
Halo throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Jab from Halo.
Halo lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Halo gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Dahlberg.
A slow jab from Dahlberg misses its intended target.
Dahlberg missing with a left hand there. Halo was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Halo swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Halo throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Dahlberg throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Halo lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Halo misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Dahlberg uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Halo.
Dahlberg lands with a nice body punch.
Halo with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Halo delivers a nice body kick.
Dahlberg ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A big left from Dahlberg misses.
Halo lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Dahlberg takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Halo misses with a right hand
enabling Dahlberg to counter with a crisp jab.
Dahlberg throws out a loose jab but Halo uses good head movement to avoid it.
Halo is looking to counter punch.
Halo lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Dahlberg slips a jab from Halo.
A looping hook to the body misses from Halo. Dahlberg does a little dance to reset his feet.
Halo is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Dahlberg.

It looks like Melchizedek Halo has been cut.
Halo steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Dahlberg.
Jab from Halo.
Halo on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Dahlberg swinging wildly here.
Halo misses the jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Good leg kick by Dahlberg there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Dahlberg throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Dahlberg misses with a hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dahlberg throws a shot from downtown. Halo moves away and avoids it.
Dahlberg throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Halo sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Halo with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Dahlberg thows a leg kick but Halo checks it
and Halo connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Halo missing with a left hand there. Dahlberg was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Dahlberg goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Dahlberg wants to clinch.
Halo just misses with a punch to the body.
Dahlberg chopping away at his opponent's legs.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A looping hook to the body misses from Halo. Dahlberg does a little dance to reset his feet.
Halo dips to his left and cracks Dahlberg with an uppercut!
Dahlberg throws a sloppy body shot
and Halo counters with a right hand to the body.

Dahlberg gets a clinch.
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 Melchizedek Halo will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Melchizedek Halo's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


A decent looking cross lands there for Dahlberg.
Halo's jab looks to have found its range, popping Dahlberg under the eye.
Dahlberg throws the left hand but Halo avoids the punch easily.
As Dahlberg backs away, Halo returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Halo fails to land with a series of punches.
Halo takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Dahlberg ducks right into an uppercut from Halo.
Halo works over Dahlberg's head and body with a nice combination.
Halo throws a lazy head kick
and Dahlberg counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Nice straight punches there by Dahlberg. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Dahlberg.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Dahlberg misses with a hook to the body
and Halo counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Halo throws a lazy body kick
and Dahlberg counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Halo avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Both fighters circling a little - Halo finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Halo throws a looping overhand right but Dahlberg ducks down to avoid it.
A nice leg kick lands there from Dahlberg.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Halo walks into a jab.
Halo connects with a crisp jab.
Halo connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Halo throws out a leg kick but Dahlberg moves out of range and Halo only half commits.
Nice straight punches there by Halo. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Halo.
Halo checks a leg kick.
Dahlberg throws a leg kick that misses.
Nice defenses there by Dahlberg.
Halo defending well as Dahlberg loads up on a big left hand.
Dahlberg shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Dahlberg connects with a solid leg kick.
Dahlberg cracks Halo with an open hand slap.
Dahlberg misses with a looping right.
Halo lands with a kick to the ribs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nice cross by Dahlberg.
Dahlberg connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Halo lands a nice looking body shot.
Halo throws a sloppy head kick and Dahlberg moves out of range easily.
Dahlberg flicks out a counter leg kick but Halo steps away.
Halo slips a jab from Dahlberg.
An attempted straight right counter from Halo misses the target.
Dahlberg throws a body punch but Halo moves out of range.
Halo throws a hook to the side of Dahlberg's head but Dahlberg sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Halo throws a looping overhand right but Dahlberg ducks down to avoid it.
Dahlberg moves out of range of the body kick.
Dahlberg follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Dahlberg ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Halo steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Dahlberg.
Halo connects with a solid leg kick.
Halo throws a leg kick which misses Dahlberg's front leg but catches the back leg as Dahlberg tries to avoid it.
Halo wants to slow Dahlberg down by chopping away at his legs.
Dahlberg throws a body shot but no joy.
Halo appears to be looking for a big counter.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dahlberg takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
A looping hook to the body misses from Halo. Dahlberg does a little dance to reset his feet.
Halo misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Dahlberg.
Dahlberg walks into a jab.
We've been told by Halo's head coaches at Rabid Dog that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Halo bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Halo slips under a jab from Dahlberg.
Dahlberg has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Good shot there by Dahlberg.
Dahlberg throws the left hand but Halo avoids the punch easily.
Halo feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Dahlberg takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Nice defenses there by Dahlberg.
Melchizedek Halo is winning the standup battle so far.
Dahlberg lands a glancing blow to the side of Halo's head.
Dahlberg tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Halo was well out of range. Poor timing from Dahlberg.
Halo ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Dahlberg moves away.
A big right from Halo misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dahlberg misses with a low kick.
Dahlberg avoids the body shot from Halo.
Halo throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Halo lands a nice looking kick to the body. Dahlberg takes a step back to recover.
Halo looks to land a left hand but Dahlberg moved out of range nicely.
Dahlberg throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Halo throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Dahlberg sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Halo looks to score with a jab to the body but Dahlberg is just out of range.
Dahlberg walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Halo checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Halo tries to work over Dahlberg's front leg with a kick but Dahlberg checks it.
Dahlberg staying out of range there.
Halo misses with a hook.
Halo needs to keep his hands up - Dahlberg had a free shot at his head there.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Dahlberg misses the jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Melchizedek Halo will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Melchizedek Halo's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


A low kick from Dahlberg is predictable there
and Halo counters with a nice low kick that buckles Dahlberg's knee momentarily.
Dahlberg looks to throw the jab but Halo is out of range.
Halo swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Halo pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Dahlberg scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Halo ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Halo walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Dahlberg walks into a straight right hand from Halo.
A decent looking cross lands there for Dahlberg.
Halo fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Halo scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Halo displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Dahlberg throws out the jab.
Dahlberg takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
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!
Halo displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Dahlberg lands with a straight right. Halo didn't see that one coming.
Halo missing with a left hand there. Dahlberg was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Halo throws a head kick that Dahlberg semi-blocks.
Dahlberg throws a right and a left that Halo avoids nicely.
Halo throws a shot from downtown. Dahlberg moves away and avoids it.
Halo misses the shot to the body.
Dahlberg misses with a right hand
and Halo counters with a low kick, right behind Dahlberg 's knee.
Halo lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Dahlberg misses with a looping right.
Halo misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Dahlberg.
Dahlberg looks to land a combination but Halo avoids it well.
Halo walks into a straight right hand from Dahlberg.
Halo gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Dahlberg counters with a straight right hand.
Halo steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Dahlberg.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Dahlberg scores with the left hand. Halo knows he should have avoided that one.
Johan Dahlberg has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Melchizedek Halo is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

Halo is rocked!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Halo throws a quick inside leg kick.
Halo throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Dahlberg sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Halo lands a jab to the nose.
A shot to the body from Dahlberg misses
and Halo counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Halo lands a jab to the head.
Halo ducks under a wild hook from Dahlberg.
Dahlberg throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Halo uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Dahlberg.
Nice defenses there by Halo.
Halo lands a nice looking body shot.
Dahlberg on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Dahlberg crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Halo - the referee stops the clock and Dahlberg gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Halo. Dahlberg manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Halo slips under a jab.
Halo throws a front kick that sends Dahlberg stumbling back into the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Halo plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Dahlberg throws a sloppy body shot
and Halo counters with a nice low kick that buckles Dahlberg's knee momentarily.
Dahlberg takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Dahlberg walks into a straight right hand from Halo.
Dahlberg has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Halo finds it's way round the side to connect with Dahlberg's head.
Dahlberg throws a jab but it's blocked by Halo.
Halo scores with a nice right hand.
Dahlberg throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Dahlberg connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Halo misses with a looping right.
Dahlberg walks into a left hand.
Halo works Dahlberg's body with a nice hook.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Dahlberg moves out of range of the strikes.
A little jabbing left from Dahlberg on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Halo works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dahlberg throws out a loose jab but Halo uses good head movement to avoid it.
Halo changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Halo moves out of range of the leg kick from Dahlberg.
Halo missing with a left hand there. Dahlberg was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Halo connects with a right hand. Dahlberg shakes it off.
Halo scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Halo feints and then cracks Dahlberg's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Dahlberg down.
Halo uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Dahlberg.
Dahlberg has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Halo.
Halo uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Dahlberg.
Halo throws a leg kick which misses Dahlberg's front leg but catches the back leg as Dahlberg tries to avoid it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Halo lands a leg kick that knocks Dahlberg off balance momentarily.
Dahlberg cracks a nice hook into Halo's ribs.
Halo swings and misses with a hook to the body.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge George Francis scores the fight 30:27
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 30:27
Judge Frank Dennis scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Melchizedek Halo!

Melchizedek Halo thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: DUEL194 Wrexham v Experiment     
Date:   Nov 24, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Argat Khan (ranked 612 p4p, 81 weight class) and Gunnar Johnsson (ranked 1646 p4p, 194 weight class). The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

178 cm
25
176 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
180 cm
34
178 lbs
25 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Sin City Allstars

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Argat Khan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Gunnar Johnsson!
The judges for this bout are John Roberts, Reed Andrews and Bruno Lombardi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A big right from Johnsson misses.
Khan scores with a head kick.

It looks like Gunnar Johnsson has been cut.
Khan has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Shark Tank MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Johnsson fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Khan checks it well.
A shot to the liver by Khan. Beautiful body shot.
Johnsson just misses with a punch to the body.
Johnsson avoids the head kick by Khan.
Johnsson throws a lazy head kick
and Johnsson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Johnsson lands with an uppercut that bounces Khan off the cage and back into range.
Khan changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Khan lands a head kick!
Khan 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.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A looping hook to the body misses from Khan. Johnsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Johnsson scores with a hook to the body. Khan takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Khan scores with a decent looking hook.
Johnsson scores with a body shot.
Khan throws a leg kick but Johnsson checks it.
Khan closes the distance but Johnsson moves to the side
and Johnsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnsson lands with a right hand.
Johnsson scores with a leg kick.
Johnsson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Johnsson fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Khan looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Johnsson misses with an uppercut
and Khan counters with a low kick, right behind Johnsson 's knee.
A clash of legs there as Khan blocks the low kick.
Johnsson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Khan manages to avoid it.
Johnsson misses the shot to the body.
Johnsson moves out of range as Khan strikes.
A jab from Khan finds it's way through Johnsson's defenses.
Khan ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Johnsson moves away.
A head kick by Khan misses
and Johnsson counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Argat Khan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Johnsson misses with a body shot.
Johnsson's jab looks to have found its range, popping Khan under the eye.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Khan misses with a low kick.
Khan lands with a nice body punch.
Johnsson is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Khan rather than just go for the knockout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Johnsson.
Johnsson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Khan.
Johnsson connects with a nice looking jab.
Khan checks a leg kick nicely.
Khan was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Khan scores with a jab.
Khan swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Johnsson is looking for the big counter here.
Johnsson delivers a nice body kick.
Khan lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Khan checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Khan swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Khan ducks under a wild hook from Johnsson.
Johnsson ducks under a wild hook from Khan.
Johnsson cracks Khan with an open hand slap.
Khan fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Khan lands with a right hand.
Johnsson cracks Khan with a good jab.
Khan throws a low kick but Johnsson moves out of range easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Khan tries a head kick but it misses.
Nice uppercut lands for Khan. That snapped Johnsson's head back.
Khan throws a low kick but Johnsson avoids it.
A lazy left from Khan finds it's target.
Khan tries to land a body kick
letting Johnsson counter with a right hand.
Khan misses the shot to the body.
Khan is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Johnsson connects with a solid leg kick.
Johnsson thuds his right hand into Khan's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Khan cracks a nice hook into Johnsson's ribs.
A cross from Johnsson lands.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Khan takes a swing at Johnsson's ribcage but misses.
Johnsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Khan.
Khan defending well as Johnsson loads up on a big left hand.
A shot to the body from Khan misses
and Johnsson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Khan fails in his attempt to clinch.
Khan throws a good cross that connects.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnsson just misses with a punch to the body.
Johnsson throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Khan throws a body punch but Johnsson moves out of range.
Khan throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Johnsson stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Nice body punch from Khan.
Khan misses with a body punch
and Johnsson counters with a straight right hand.
Johnsson throws a right hand that Khan ducks under and follows up with a left that Khan also avoids with ease.
Nice body kick there by Johnsson.
Johnsson circles away from the clinch attempt.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Johnsson, as that shot connected.
Khan scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.

That has opened up Gunnar Johnsson's cut even more.
Khan is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Johnsson.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Johnsson bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Khan moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Khan throws a leg kick but Johnsson checks it.
An inside leg kick from Johnsson misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Gunnar Johnsson will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Gunnar Johnsson's cut.
That's time! Khan's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Khan throws a low kick but it's checked well by Johnsson.
Khan 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.
Khan throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A little jabbing left from Johnsson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A good leg kick by Khan.
Johnsson cracks the inside of Khan's front leg.
Johnsson looks to land a left hand but Khan moved out of range nicely.
Khan slips under a jab from Johnsson.
A quick step to the side and Khan tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Johnsson throws a big shot that misses.
Johnsson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Khan.
Khan bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Khan tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Johnsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Khan.
Nice uppercut there from Khan.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Khan scores with a nice strike.
Johnsson thuds his shin into the meat of Khan's side.
Johnsson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Khan misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Khan throws a head kick but Johnsson moves out of range.
It seemed like Johnsson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnsson dips to his left and cracks Khan with an uppercut!
Johnsson feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Khans jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Khan takes a swing at Johnsson's ribcage but misses.
Johnsson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Khan has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Johnsson.
Johnsson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Khan.
The fighters circling - Johnsson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Khan avoids the body shot from Johnsson.
Johnsson misses with a low kick.
Khan swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Khan misses with a body shot.
Khan connects with a body shot.
Johnsson throws a leg kick that misses.
A big right from Johnsson misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Khan. Johnsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Johnsson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Johnsson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Khan.
Johnsson doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Khan swings for the body but Johnsson moves out of range.
Khan listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Khan throws a wild body kick that Johnsson sees coming a mile off.
Johnsson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Argat Khan is winning the standup battle so far.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Khan connects with an inside leg kick.
Khan swings for the body but Johnsson moves out of range.
Khan avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
The fighters circling - Johnsson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Khan keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Johnsson.
Johnsson circles away from the clinch attempt.
Johnsson feints a counter leg kick.
Johnsson slips under a jab.
Johnsson walks into a left hand.

Johnsson moves into range and clinches up with Khan.
Stalling in the clinch from Johnsson.
Khan working aggressively here.
Khan lands a hook to the side of the head.

Johnsson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Khan fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Johnsson manages to avoid it.
Khan throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Johnsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Khan.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Johnsson. Khan does a little dance to reset his feet.
Khan misses with a left hand
and Johnsson makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Johnsson scores with a hook to the body. Khan takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Khan cracks a nice hook into Johnsson's ribs.
Khan with a body punch. A glancing blow.
A looping hook to the body misses from Khan. Johnsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Khan takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Johnsson lands a head shot.
Khan throws a hook but Johnsson avoids it easily.
Jab, jab by Khan - just one landing.
Khan slips a jab from Johnsson.
Nice jab there from Johnsson.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Khan defending well as Johnsson loads up on a big left hand.
Khan throws a lazy right hand but Johnsson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Johnsson throws out a powerful jab.
Johnsson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnsson checks the leg kick.
Khan defending well as Johnsson loads up on a big left hand.
Johnsson throws a head kick that misses.
Johnsson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Johnsson misses with a head kick.
Johnsson misses with a low kick as Khan jumps back.
Khan misses with a body shot.
Johnsson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
The fight stays on the outside here - Khan looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Khan lands with a nice combination. Johnsson backs away looking to recover.
Johnsson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Khan. That did some damage!
Johnsson throws a body shot but no joy.
Khan went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Khan checks a low kick from Johnsson.
A slapping leg kick lands for Khan.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Argat Khan will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Gunnar Johnsson's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Khan tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Johnsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Khan.
Khan throws a sloppy head kick and Johnsson moves out of range easily.
Khan shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Khan throws a head kick that half lands.
Johnsson takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Johnsson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Johnsson takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Johnsson lands a leg kick that knocks Khan off balance momentarily.
Johnsson ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Khan looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Khan slips under a jab from Johnsson.
Khan throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnsson will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Khan fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Johnsson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Johnsson misses with a body shot.
Khan connects with the punch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Johnsson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Khan swings away with a leg kick that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Khan throws a leg kick but Johnsson moved away.
A jab lands there for Johnsson.
Johnsson misses with a leg kick
and Khan counters with a straight right hand.
A clash of legs there as Johnsson blocks the low kick.
Johnsson is looking to chop away at Khan's legs.
Khan tries a low kick but Johnsson avoids it.
Johnsson throws a body punch but Khan moves out of range.
Johnsson avoids the body shot from Khan.
A leg kick checked by Khan.
Khan keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Johnsson with a hook.
Johnsson takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Khan connects with a body shot that sends Johnsson's belly button to the back.
Johnsson lands a glancing blow to the side of Khan's head.
Johnsson looks to land a right hand but Khan moved out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Khan throws a body kick that misses.
Khan blocks the body kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Johnsson scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Khan doesn't seem bothered though.
A looping hook to the body misses from Khan. Johnsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Johnsson throws a leg kick but Khan checks it.
Khan throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Khan on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Johnsson. Johnsson obviously looking to wear him down.
Johnsson cracks Khan with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Johnsson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Johnsson moves into range and connects with a jab.
Johnsson throws a combination. Khan tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Johnsson lands with a good body shot.
Johnsson scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Khan scores with a hook to the body. Johnsson takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Johnsson connects with a solid leg kick.
A good leg kick by Khan.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Khan pivots, looking for a leg kick but Johnsson is out of range and Khan settles back down.
Johnsson throws a low kick, looking for Khan's leg but Khan calmly moves out of range.
Khan doesn't manage to clinch there - Johnsson circles away.
Khan moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Khan throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Khan missing with a left hand there. Johnsson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Johnsson connects with a right hand. Khan shakes it off.
Johnsson throws a leg kick but Khan checks it.
It looked like Khan was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Johnsson.
Khan has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Johnsson.
Johnsson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Khan with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Johnsson cracks Khan with an open hand slap.
That kick from Khan tenderised Johnsson's leg. Johnsson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Khan finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Johnsson's jab looks to have found its range, popping Khan under the eye.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Khan fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Johnsson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Khan bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A counter left hand to the body from Khan misses its target.
Khan throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Khan 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.
Khan connects with a right hand. Johnsson shakes it off.
Johnsson buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Johnsson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Khan misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Johnsson misses with a straight left.
Khan misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Johnsson.
A telegraphed right hand from Khan misses the target.
Khan misses with a jab to the body
and Johnsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Johnsson's corner calls for a 1-2. Johnsson obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Khan misses with a leg kick
and Johnsson counters with a thumping low kick.
Johnsson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Khan throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Gunnar Johnsson.
I think Johnsson 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 John Roberts scores the fight 29:29
Judge Reed Andrews scores the fight 28:29
Judge Bruno Lombardi scores the fight 28:30

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Gunnar Johnsson!
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Event: GAMMA#744 Asai v Imbula     
Date:   Nov 24, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Matt Quin (ranked 281 p4p, 42 weight class) and Eric Staal (ranked 529 p4p, 78 weight class). Quin's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Captain Jack - Iko Iko. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

195 cm
38
190 lbs
36 - 18 - 3
180 cm
33
192 lbs
24 - 10 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 18 losses and 3 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 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Eric Staal!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Jack Bonds and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Quin looks to throw the jab but Staal is out of range.
Quin throws a looping overhand right but Staal ducks down to avoid it.
Staal lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
A slow jab from Quin misses its intended target.
Quin lunges at Staal with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Staal's hand.
Staal throws a looping overhand right but Quin ducks down to avoid it.
Staal takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Staal takes a jab right on the kisser.
Quin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Staal.
Quin takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Staal misses with a leg kick.
Quin changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Quin misses with a jab to the body
and Staal counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Staal throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Staal lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Quin throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Staal sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Quin avoids a low kick by using good footwork.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Staal misses with a low kick.
Staal misses with a left hand
and Staal takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Quin shoots in looking for a takedown but Staal manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Quin's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Quin throws a hook but Staal blocks it.
Quin swings widly with a right hand
and Staal counters with a two punch combo.
Staal tried to score with a low kick but Quin checks it.
We've been hearing reports that Quin has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Quin shoots in looking for a takedown. Staal tries to sprawl out of it but Quin keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Staal manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Staal let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Staal fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Quin looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Quin loads up on a big right hand but Staal slips the punch.
Quin ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Quin was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A telegraphed right hand from Quin misses the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Staal misses with a looping right.
Staal misses with a body shot.
Staal's corner calls for a 1-2. Staal obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Quin lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Staal stuffs the takedown attempt from Quin. Quin gets slowly back to his feet.
Staal throws out a counter right but Quin avoids it with no problem.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Matt Quin. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Staal keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Quin swings away with a body shot that misses
and Staal counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
A jab from Staal misses.
Staal misses with a low kick.
Quin cracks a nice hook into Staal's ribs.
Quin cracks Staal with an open hand slap.
Quin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Staal.
Matt Quin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nice sprawl there from Quin as Staal shoots in.
Quin scores with a punch to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A slow jab from Quin misses its intended target.

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

Quin 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.
Quin is taking a breather. Staal 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.
Staal keeping control of the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Staal is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Staal is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Quin's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Quin's back!
Staal cracks Quin with a big shot to body and one to the head - really punishing Quin from the back mount here, looking to soften him up.
Staal is throwing punches to the body, looking to soften Quin up.
Quin is really stuck here.
Staal doesn't have the hooks in and Quin manages to turn into his guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Staal tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Staal not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Quin stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Staal swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Quin controls from within his opponent's guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Staal throws a half hearted mid kick.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Quin lands a nice hook to Staal's body. Staal takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Staal uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Quin.
Staal lands a jab-cross combination.
Staal tries to land a front kick but Quin steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Staal takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Staal uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Quin.
A looping hook to the body misses from Quin. Staal does a little dance to reset his feet.
Quin with a jab.
Quin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Staal moves away.
Quin is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Staal throws a right hand that Quin ducks under and follows up with a left that Quin also avoids with ease.
Quin swings for the body but Staal moves out of range.
Staal slaps away a takedown attempt from Quin, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Quin tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Staal swivels and escapes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Staal misses with a lunging right hand

and Quin counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Staal!
Staal is trying to control Quin's posture but Quin avoids it.
Staal tries to buck Quin off but Quin is having none of it.
Quin scoring with punches from side control.
Staal struggling a bit here.
Staal is looking to reverse the position.

Quin tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Quin has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Staal is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Staal is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Quin off and has taken his back!
Staal controlling well, preventing Quin from escaping the position.
Quin trying to control but he's just got himself in more trouble.
Matt Quin overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Quin staying busy and making it hard for Staal to control.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Staal is working the ground and pound. Can Quin escape?
Quin trying to control the hands but Staal breaks the grip.
Staal biding his time, controlling Quin.
Quin can't escape the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Staal lands with a hammerfist to the side of Quin's head.
Staal trying desperately to keep hold of the dominant position.
Quin wants to escape the position.
Quin is working hard here to advance position.
Staal trying desperately to keep hold of the dominant position.
Quin wants to escape the position.
Staal lands strikes to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Staal loading up with punches from the back mount - how long can Quin hold on?
Quin is in bad spot here.
Staal scores with punches and elbows.
Staal controls the position.
Quin tries to escape but Staal has the hooks in and won't let him break free.
Staal is controlling his opponent, waiting for an opportunity to finish.
Staal trying desperately to keep hold of the dominant position.
Quin takes a big shot to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Eric Staal showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Nice straight punches there by Staal. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Staal.
Quin throws a body shot but no joy.
Staal throws out a counter right but Quin avoids it with no problem.
Staal looks for the body kick but Quin saw that one coming.
A jab from Staal finds it's way through Quin's defenses.
Staal avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Quin misses with a lunging right hand
and Staal counters with a thumping low kick.
A big left from Staal misses.
Quin swings for the body but Staal moves out of range.
Staal let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Quin thuds a left hand into Staal's body.
A decent looking cross lands there for Staal.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Staal lands a nice looking body shot.
Quin listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Staal connects with a crisp jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Quin throws a shot from downtown. Staal moves away and avoids it.
Quin 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.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Quin misses with a looping right.
Quin misses with an uppercut. Staal saw that one coming.
Quin shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Staal defends it nicely.
Quin throws an overhand right that lands on Staal's shoulder, as Staal tries to avoid the shot.
Quin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Staal was well out of range. Poor timing from Quin.
Staal will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Quin fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
A cross from Quin lands.
Staal throws a jab but it's blocked by Quin.
Quin looks to score with a jab to the body but Staal is just out of range.
Staal looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Staal keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Quin.
Quin is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Staal connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Staal misses with a leg kick
letting Quin counter with a right hand.
Staal throws a head kick but Quin moves out of range.
Nice shot lands for Quin.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Quin punishes Staal's body with a nice straight punch.
Quin throws a lazy uppercut
and Staal counters with a right hand to the body.
A big left from Quin misses.
Staal scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Quin has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Staal finds it's way round the side to connect with Quin's head.
Staal connects with an inside leg kick.
Quin misses with a hook to the body

so Staal counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Quin working a defensive guard here.
Staal postures up in Quin's guard and throws a big left but Quin blocks it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Staal's corner is telling him to maintain position.

Quin is looking for a triangle here but Staal uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
A bit of a lull in the action. I'm sure it will pick up again soon... even if the ref has to physically pick them up and put them back on their feet.

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.
Staal fails to land a wild elbow strike.
Staal lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
Quin is trying to control Staal's posture but Staal avoids it.
Staal takes a little break here. Quin wants to take advantage but he is being controlled well.
Quin tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Quin looking for a sweep but Staal has passed into full mount! Oh no!
Staal looking to ground and pound his opponent to a finish here.

And that's the end of the fight!
Eric Staal comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Staal 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 28:29
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Eric Staal!
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pop
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RATING
54%

 

Event: DARE 81     
Date:   Nov 17, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Daniel Bornholm (ranked 3150 p4p, 389 weight class) and Sheikh Amun Ghosh (ranked 2322 p4p, 310 weight class). Sheikh Amun Ghosh has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Daniel Bornholm's chin.

183 cm
27
189 lbs
3 - 4 - 0
180 cm
27
189 lbs
10 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Daniel Bornholm!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sheikh Amun Ghosh!
The judges for this bout are Wagner Zegers, Albert Achterberg and Saam Ante.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bornholm motions for Ghosh to come forward. Bornholm throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Bornholm misses with a wild body shot.
Ghosh misses with a straight left.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Ghosh has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Bornholm throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Ghosh counters with a nice uppercut.

It looks like Daniel Bornholm has been cut.
Bornholm throws a low kick but Ghosh avoids it.
Bornholm takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Bornholm looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
A countering left hand to the body from Ghosh misses.
Bornholm misses with a double jab
and Ghosh counters with a low kick, right behind Bornholm 's knee.
Bornholm pivots, looking for a leg kick but Ghosh is out of range and Bornholm settles back down.
Ghosh with the counter takedown but Bornholm avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bornholm uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Bornholm cracks Ghosh with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Daniel Bornholm seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Bornholm gets caught napping as Ghosh dives in and scores a takedown. Bornholm manages to retain guard.
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!
Ghosh trying to control the position from guard on top but Bornholm is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bornholm keeping full guard, as Ghosh tries to pass.
Bornholm controls Ghosh momentarily but Ghosh frees himself.
Bornholm keeping moving, preventing Ghosh from controlling successfully.
Ghosh pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Bornholm is keeping the position for now.
Bornholm preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Ghosh looking to pass the guard.
Ghosh passes into half guard.

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.
Bornholm is staying active underneath Ghosh, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

Ghosh is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Bornholm doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Ghosh.
Ghosh wants to pass to mount but Bornholm is defending the position.
Bornholm controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
Ghosh tries to pass the half guard into mount. Bornholm knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bornholm is controlling Ghosh's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Ghosh wants to pass the guard but Bornholm is defending well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Ghosh is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Bornholm doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Ghosh.
Bornholm wants to control but Ghosh is keeping busy.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Ghosh seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Bornholm does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.

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.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Bornholm.
A low kick from Bornholm misses
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Daniel Bornholm is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Bornholm jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ghosh fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bornholm manages to avoid it.
Bornholm throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Ghosh on the side of the head.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ghosh. Bornholm does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ghosh checks a leg kick nicely.
Ghosh fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Bornholm on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ghosh misses with an uppercut. Bornholm saw that one coming.
Bornholm throws the left hand but Ghosh avoids the punch easily.
Ghosh throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Bornholm counters with a nice body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ghosh throws a predictable looking body shot
letting Bornholm counter with a right hand.
A head kick misses from Ghosh.
Ghosh throws an overhand right that lands on Bornholm's shoulder, as Bornholm tries to avoid the shot.
Ghosh throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ghosh chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Bornholm can pounce on him.
Bornholm thuds a left hand into Ghosh's body.
A slapping body kick lands there for Ghosh.
Nice body kick there by Bornholm.
Ghosh moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Daniel Bornholm is winning the standup battle so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ghosh takes a swing at Bornholm's ribcage but misses.
Bornholm throwing a counter right hand but Ghosh manages to avoid it.
Ghosh avoids the head kick by Bornholm.
Bornholm lands a jab.
Nice body kick from Bornholm.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bornholm misses with a leg kick
and Ghosh counters with a nice leg kick.
Jab, jab by Ghosh - just one landing.
A jab from Bornholm misses.
Ghosh 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.
Good exchange - Bornholm coming out on top.
Bornholm goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Bornholm throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Bornholm throws a right hand that misses

and Ghosh counters with a nice double leg into side control. Bornholm won't be happy with that.
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!
Ghosh slows the pace down.
Bornholm tries to get back to his feet but has found himself mounted instead. Damn, that's gotta suck.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ghosh trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Ghosh wants to take his opponent's back but Bornholm doesn't allow it.

Ghosh is working on an americana here. Ooh, that looks pretty nasty! Nope, Bornholm has managed to escape the submission attempt.
Ghosh wants to control the action but instead Bornholm gets a body lock and reverses into Ghosh's guard! Nice work!

Bornholm got a little sloppy there for a moment and Ghosh has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Bornholm has managed to get both his arms back between Ghosh's legs - danger averted.
Bornholm trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bornholm looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Ghosh 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.
Bornholm 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.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:55 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Sheikh Amun Ghosh!
Sheikh Amun Ghosh decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
44%

 

Event: GAMMA#743 Hoyce v Sissypants     
Date:   Nov 17, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Fredrik Rienfeldt (ranked 826 p4p, 107 weight class) and Shayne Corson (ranked 680 p4p, 90 weight class). Fredrik Rienfeldt has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

180 cm
27
176 lbs
9 - 5 - 0
185 cm
35
178 lbs
17 - 4 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Fredrik Rienfeldt!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Shayne Corson!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rienfeldt misses with a lunging right hand
and Corson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Corson walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Rienfeldt checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Corson takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Rienfeldt punishes Corson's body with a nice straight punch.
Rienfeldt throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Some bone on bone action there as Rienfeldt checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Rienfeldt checks a low kick from Corson.
Corson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Rienfeldt.
Rienfeldt throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A little jabbing left from Corson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Rienfeldt misses with a hook. Corson ducked under it nicely.
Corson checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rienfeldt throws a body shot but no joy.
Rienfeldt tries to work over Corson's front leg with a kick but Corson checks it.
A slapping leg kick lands for Corson.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Rienfeldt.
Corson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Corson gets cracked there but stands up to it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Corson with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Corson lands a body shot.
Rienfeldt walks into a stiff left hand from Corson.

It looks like Fredrik Rienfeldt has been cut.
Corson feints a jab promting Rienfeldt to slip. Corson then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Rienfeldt slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Corson throws a sloppy head kick and Rienfeldt moves out of range easily.
Rienfeldt was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Corson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Rienfeldt.
Corson is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Rienfeldt with a body shot.
Corson throws an off balance right hand
and Rienfeldt counters with a stiff right hand.
Rienfeldt tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Corson was well out of range. Poor timing from Rienfeldt.
Corson jabs Rienfeldt to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Rienfeldt tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Rienfeldt connects with a solid leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Corson.
Rienfeldt throws a nice inside leg kick.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Corson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rienfeldt can't find room to land a body shot as Corson controls the action.
Rienfeldt has had enough of the clinch but Corson keeps him there for the moment.
Corson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Corson misses with a hook to the ribs.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Corson.
Corson misses with some punches.
Corson misses with a punch on the inside.
Rienfeldt misses with the head strike.
Rienfeldt misses with a punch to the body.
Rienfeldt blocking some punches.
Corson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Rienfeldt backwards.
Rienfeldt pushes Corson back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Rienfeldt swings wildly with an uppercut but Corson uses good head movement to avoid it.
A head punch on the inside from Rienfeldt fails to land.
Rienfeldt softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Rienfeldt lands a shot to the body.
Corson throws a head punch that misses.

Rienfeldt breaks the clinch.
Corson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Corson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Corson uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Rienfeldt has time to react.
Corson misses with a body punch
enabling Rienfeldt to counter with a crisp jab.
Rienfeldt buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Rienfeldt walks into a left hand.
Corson with a jab.
Rienfeldt uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Corson.
Corson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Rienfeldt avoids the head kick by Corson.
Rienfeldt cracks Corson with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Rienfeldt connects with a crisp jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Corson swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Rienfeldt.
Rienfeldt misses with a hook. Corson ducked under it nicely.
Corson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Corson misses with a low kick as Rienfeldt jumps back.
Rienfeldt with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Corson to score with a decent uppercut.
Corson misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rienfeldt lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Corson throws a sloppy body shot
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Rienfeldt.
Corson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Rienfeldt is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Corson misses with a looping left.
Rienfeldt is looking to slow Corson down with leg kicks.
Rienfeldt takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Rienfeldt looks to land a left hand but Corson moved out of range nicely.
Rienfeldt pushes Corson away with a front kick.
Corson lands a jab to Rienfeldt's midsection.
Corson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rienfeldt throws a lazy right hand but Corson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Corson feints and then cracks Rienfeldt's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Rienfeldt down.
Corson cracks Rienfeldt with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Shayne Corson will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Fredrik Rienfeldt's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Corson misses with a right hand
and Rienfeldt counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Rienfeldt gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Corson.
Rienfeldt throws a low kick but Corson moves out of range easily.
Rienfeldt checks the leg kick nicely there.
Corson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rienfeldt.
Rienfeldt swinging wildly here.
Corson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Rienfeldt slips under a jab from Corson.
And Rienfeldt counters with a quick kick to the body but Corson blocks it.
Corson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Rienfeldt steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Corson.
Shayne Corson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Corson cracks the inside of Rienfeldt's front leg.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A looping hook to the body misses from Corson. Rienfeldt does a little dance to reset his feet.
An inside leg kick lands from Corson.
Corson misses with a jab to the body
and Rienfeldt counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A nice inside leg kick there by Rienfeldt. That's going to slow Corson down.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Corson misses with a left hand
and Rienfeldt counters with a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rienfeldt ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Corson scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Rienfeldt misses with a double jab.
Rienfeldt tries to clinch but Corson is having none of it.
Corson scores with a jab to the jaw.
Corson throws a looping overhand right but Rienfeldt ducks down to avoid it.
Corson lands a jab.
A nice inside leg kick there by Corson. That's going to slow Rienfeldt down.
Rienfeldt takes one to the side of the head.
Rienfeldt cracks Corson with an open hand slap.
Rienfeldt throws a right and a left that Corson avoids nicely.
Corson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Rienfeldt.
Corson tries a low kick but Rienfeldt avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rienfeldt lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Corson misses with a hook
and Rienfeldt counters with a nice uppercut.
Rienfeldt loads up on a big right hand but Corson slips the punch.
Corson lands a glancing blow to the side of Rienfeldt's head.
Rienfeldt pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Rienfeldt looks to score with a jab to the body but Corson is just out of range.
Rienfeldt looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Corson ducks under a wild hook from Rienfeldt.
Corson lands a jab to Rienfeldt's midsection.
Corson throws the left hand but Rienfeldt avoids the punch easily.
A clash of legs there as Corson blocks the low kick.
Rienfeldt throws a leg kick but Corson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Rienfeldt throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Corson's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Corson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Rienfeldt throwing a counter right hand but Corson manages to avoid it.
Corson throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Rienfeldt counter with a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Corson throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Corson misses the jab.
Rienfeldt throws a quick counter kick to the body but Corson avoids it.
Corson throws a body punch but Rienfeldt moves out of range.
Nice shot lands for Corson.
Rienfeldt throws a leg kick but Corson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Rienfeldt misses with the body kick
and Corson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Rienfeldt moves away from the strike by Corson.
Rienfeldt misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Corson throws out a leg kick but Rienfeldt moves out of range and Corson only half commits.
Rienfeldt seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Corson scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Corson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Rienfeldt connects with a body shot.
Corson slips under a jab.
Corson moves out of range of the strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Rienfeldt.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Rienfeldt keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Corson.
Rienfeldt was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
A head kick misses from Rienfeldt.
Nice body punch from Corson.
Corson checks a low kick from Rienfeldt.
Rienfeldt throws a leg kick but Corson checks it.
Corson throws a body shot but no joy.
Corson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Rienfeldt.
Corson throws out a loose jab but Rienfeldt uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rienfeldt lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Rienfeldt keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Rienfeldt slips a jab and a cross from Corson.
Rienfeldt half committed to a counter leg kick.
Corson lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Rienfeldt keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Corson.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Shayne Corson will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Fredrik Rienfeldt's cut.
That's time! Rienfeldt's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


A big right from Corson misses.
Rienfeldt on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Rienfeldt throws a leg kick that is checked
letting Corson counter with a right hand.
Corson lands a nice looking kick to the body. Rienfeldt takes a step back to recover.
Rienfeldt misses with a hook. Corson ducked under it nicely.
Corson scores with a jab. Rienfeldt acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
A leg kick checked by Corson.
Corson throws a solid leg kick but Rienfeldt takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Corson.
Rienfeldt checks a low kick from Corson.
Rienfeldt takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice shot by Corson.
Corson clobbers Rienfeldt with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Rienfeldt fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rienfeldt throws a solid leg kick but Corson takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Rienfeldt.
Corson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Rienfeldt with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Corson to score with a decent uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rienfeldt tries to clinch up.
Rienfeldt scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Rienfeldt is looking to slow Corson down with leg kicks.
Rienfeldt looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Rienfeldt gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Rienfeldt takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Corson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Rienfeldt moves away.
Rienfeldt throws a poor cross that misses
and Corson counters with a leg kick.
Rienfeldt fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Corson manages to avoid it.
Rienfeldt tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Corson paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Rienfeldt motions for Corson to come forward. Rienfeldt throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Rienfeldt waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Corson.
Corson takes a swing at Rienfeldt's ribcage but misses.
Rienfeldt on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Rienfeldt showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Corson.
Fredrik Rienfeldt has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Corson moves away from the strike by Rienfeldt.
Rienfeldt misses with a low kick.
Corson with a hook.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Rienfeldt scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Corson motions for Rienfeldt to come forward. Corson throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Corson takes a swing at Rienfeldt's ribcage but misses.
A quick step to the side and Rienfeldt tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Rienfeldt 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.
Rienfeldt with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Rienfeldt misses with a body shot.
Corson misses with a looping left.
It looked like Rienfeldt wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Corson misses with a hook
and Rienfeldt counters with a leg kick.
Corson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rienfeldt was well out of range. Poor timing from Corson.
Rienfeldt half committed to a counter leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Corson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Rienfeldt throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Corson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Rienfeldt drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

Rienfeldt closes the distance and pushes Corson back into the cage.
Rienfeldt lands a hook to the side of the head.
Rienfeldt misses with a hook from the clinch.
Corson lands with a light punch inside.
Rienfeldt has a couple of punches blocked by Corson.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Rienfeldt creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rienfeldt.
Corson's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A shot in the inside from Rienfeldt.
Corson misses with the head strike.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Corson throws a punch but it's blocked by Rienfeldt.

Corson breaks the clinch.
Rienfeldt throws an overhand right that lands on Corson's shoulder, as Corson tries to avoid the shot.
Corson cracks Rienfeldt with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Corson throws a poor cross that misses
enabling Rienfeldt to counter with a crisp jab.
Rienfeldt throws a body shot but no joy.
Corson scores with a jab. Rienfeldt acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Rienfeldt throws a leg kick but Corson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Corson! But no joy.
Rienfeldt throws a jab when Corson was well out of range.
Rienfeldt throws out a leg kick but Corson moves out of range and Rienfeldt only half commits.
Corson digs a good hook to Rienfeldt's body.
Shayne Corson is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Corson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Rienfeldt throws the left hand but Corson avoids the punch easily.
Corson fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Corson tests Rienfeldt's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A cross from Corson lands.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rienfeldt throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Corson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 27:30
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:30
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shayne Corson!

After winning the bout, Shayne Corson 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: DARE 80     
Date:   Nov 14, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Cletus McDonald (ranked 3120 p4p, 388 weight class) and Jonas Justesen (ranked 1049 p4p, 148 weight class). McDonald 's entrance music is Merle Haggard - Okie From Muskogee. A fine choice. Jonas Justesen has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

184 cm
24
199 lbs
8 - 5 - 1
183 cm
27
189 lbs
6 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Lethal high kicks
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 8 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cletus McDonald !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jonas Justesen!
The judges for this bout are Felipe Paraventi, Edson Gomes and Mauricio Rocha.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Justesen fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. McDonald looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
A swing and a miss from Justesen.
Justesen misses with a body kick.
McDonald takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
McDonald misses with a looping right.
A swing and a miss from Justesen.
McDonald steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Justesen.

McDonald has taken the fight to the clinch.

Justesen has picked McDonald up - he's going for a ride! Justesen dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
Justesen 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.
McDonald is looking to improve his position.
McDonald is looking to control Justesen's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can McDonald avoid being mounted?
Justesen prevents McDonald from improving his position.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Justesen connects with a nice short shot to McDonald 's temple.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McDonald is concentrating on defense, preventing Justesen from advancing position.
McDonald is looking for a sweep. Justesen is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Justesen trying to control from half guard but McDonald is working away.
McDonald is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
McDonald has hold of Justesen's hands but Justesen slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
McDonald moves into full guard.
McDonald is trying to keep Justesen in close.
McDonald pulls Justesen in close to prevent any damage.

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.
McDonald looking for a sweep. Not yet McDonald , not yet.
McDonald wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Justesen is now in half guard.
Justesen is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Justesen is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Justesen controlling the pace.
McDonald is pressing down on Justesen's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
McDonald preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Justesen pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. McDonald is keeping the position for now.
McDonald is trying to keep Justesen in close.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Justesen trying to control but McDonald is working from the bottom.
Justesen throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as McDonald works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Justesen throwing strikes but missing.
McDonald has momentary wrist control but Justesen slips an elbow through the middle.
McDonald looking to hit a scissor sweep but Justesen is one step ahead there.
McDonald looking to control.
Justesen pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. McDonald is keeping the position for now.
McDonald wants to sweep here but Justesen controlling him for the moment.

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.
Justesen lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Justesen stopping the sweep attempt from McDonald .
Justesen scoring with punches to the head and body.
McDonald is trying to control the position but Justesen postures up.
Justesen lands a couple of digs.
Justesen working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Justesen with a flurry of punches that miss.
Justesen with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Justesen is fighting to break McDonald 's control of his arms but McDonald is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
McDonald wants to sweep but no luck.
McDonald trying to keep a closed guard but Justesen is proving a slippery customer.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Justesen misses with a wild body shot.
McDonald fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Justesen manages to avoid it.
Justesen connects with a nice looking jab.
Justesen darts in looking for a takedown but McDonald gets double underhooks and turns Justesen into the cage.
Justesen misses with a straight left.
McDonald feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Justesen's calf.
McDonald with a jab.
McDonald throws out a leg kick but Justesen moves out of range and McDonald only half commits.
Justesen avoids the body shot from McDonald .
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McDonald tries to score with a low kick but Justesen moves his leg out of the way.
Justesen with the counter takedown but McDonald avoids it easily.
McDonald avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
McDonald goes for a double leg but Justesen avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Justesen continues to drive forward.
McDonald feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Justesens jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Justesen misses with a right hand
and McDonald counters with a straight right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McDonald lands with a right hand.
McDonald feints and then cracks Justesen's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Justesen down.
Cletus McDonald is winning the standup battle so far.
McDonald moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Justesen throws out a loose jab but McDonald uses good head movement to avoid it.
Justesen looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Justesen 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.

McDonald closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
McDonald wants to control but Justesen is keeping him busy.
McDonald controlling the position.
McDonald looking to control but instead Justesen has slipped a leg in, to regain half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Justesen is looking to improve his position.
McDonald throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
McDonald stalling.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Justesen gets full guard.
Justesen is looking to sweep but instead, McDonald has passed into half guard.
Justesen is trying to maintain the position but McDonald is very close to passing his half guard.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McDonald is just content to waste time from the top position. Justesen takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.
McDonald looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Justesen wants to sweep but no luck.
Justesen keeping moving, preventing McDonald from controlling successfully.
Justesen looking for a sweep. Not yet Justesen, not yet.
McDonald trying to control the position from guard on top but Justesen is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Justesen looking to hit a scissor sweep but McDonald is one step ahead there.

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.
McDonald not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Justesen lands with an uppercut that bounces McDonald off the cage and back into range.
McDonald misses with a body shot.
Nice body kick from McDonald .
McDonald walks into a left hand.
Justesen avoids a punch combination nicely.
Justesen walks into a straight right hand from McDonald .
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Cletus McDonald dominated that second round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


McDonald slaps away a takedown attempt from Justesen, before circling back to the center of the mat.

McDonald moves into range and clinches up with Justesen.

Justesen breaks from the clinch.
McDonald gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Justesen.
McDonald throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Justesen lands a head shot.
Justesen shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts McDonald as he jumps to the side.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McDonald digs a good hook to Justesen's body.
McDonald walks into a straight right hand from Justesen.
Justesen tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but McDonald defends well and Justesen ends up having to push McDonald into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Cletus McDonald has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jonas Justesen.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice sprawl there from Justesen as McDonald shoots in.
McDonald catches Justesen with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
McDonald scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
A swing and a miss from Justesen.
McDonald thinks about countering with a body kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from McDonald .
The fighters circling - Justesen throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
McDonald wants to clinch.
McDonald fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Justesen manages to avoid it.

McDonald scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
McDonald taking a breather here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McDonald is trying to move to mount but Justesen reverses beautifully and ends up in McDonald 's guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McDonald trying to punch from his back but it's not doing any damage.
McDonald controls Justesen momentarily but Justesen frees himself.
Justesen is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
McDonald looking for a sweep. Not yet McDonald , not yet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Justesen in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
McDonald pulls Justesen in to control the position.
Justesen in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Justesen wants to control from the top but McDonald keeps moving.
Justesen sitting in guard, not really doing much.
McDonald wants to sweep but no luck.
Justesen wants to control from the top but McDonald keeps moving.
Justesen trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
McDonald tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Justesen paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Justesen throws a right hand that misses
and McDonald counters with a good, hard body kick but Justesen shrugs it off.
Justesen misses with a straight left.
McDonald quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Justesen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
McDonald keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
McDonald lands with a thumping leg kick.
McDonald throws a body shot but no joy.
McDonald bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
McDonald ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
McDonald moves in looking to clinch but Justesen pushes him off.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
McDonald slips under a jab.
Justesen shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts McDonald as he jumps to the side.

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 Cletus McDonald .
I think McDonald 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 Felipe Paraventi scores the fight 29:28
Judge Edson Gomes scores the fight 29:28
Judge Mauricio Rocha scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Cletus McDonald !

An out of breath Cletus McDonald 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#742 Heimendahl v Vee     
Date:   Nov 10, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Basten Sodergren (ranked 1198 p4p, 165 weight class) and Chris Fda (ranked 716 p4p, 97 weight class). Fda has chosen Hate Me Now as his entrance music. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

180 cm
34
192 lbs
29 - 14 - 1
182 cm
35
186 lbs
17 - 8 - 2
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 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Basten Sodergren!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Chris Fda!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fda looks to land a right hand but Sodergren moved out of range.
Sodergren tried to counter with a leg kick but Fda avoided it.
A big left from Fda misses.
A lazy left from Fda finds it's target.
Fda scores with the left hand. Sodergren knows he should have avoided that one.
Sodergren blocks a jab.
Sodergren is looking to clinch but Fda is avoiding it.
Sodergren moves out of range of the strikes.
Fda slips a straight right by Sodergren.
Fda scores with a crisp jab that stopped Sodergren in his tracks.
Fda lands the left hand.
Sodergren throws a leg kick but Fda sees it coming and moves out of range.
A slapping leg kick lands for Sodergren.
Fda jabs Sodergren right on the nose. Sodergren blinks but takes it well.
A punch lands to the side of Sodergren 's head but he takes it in his stride.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fda throws a lazy right hand but Sodergren sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Fda keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sodergren.
A head kick misses from Sodergren.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sodergren walks into a jab.
Fda swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Good shot there by Fda.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Fda.
Fda sizes up Sodergren with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Sodergren throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A big left from Fda misses.
Nice shot by Fda.
Sodergren misses with a low kick.
Fda throws a right hand that Sodergren ducks under and follows up with a left that Sodergren also avoids with ease.
A lazy left from Sodergren finds it's target.
Fda looks to score with a jab to the body but Sodergren is just out of range.
Nice straight punches there by Fda. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Fda.
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!
Sodergren throws a lazy right hand but Fda sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Fda throws a sloppy body shot
and Sodergren counters with an outside leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Sodergren.
Chris Fda seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sodergren moves forwards but Fda connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fda tries for a takedown but Sodergren circles away easily
and Sodergren counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Fda thinking.
Sodergren misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Basten Sodergren is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fda. Sodergren does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sodergren lands with an uppercut that bounces Fda off the cage and back into range.
Fda waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Sodergren.
Fda tests Sodergren's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Sodergren dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Fda. That did some damage!
Sodergren misses with a looping right.
Sodergren looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
A head kick misses from Sodergren.
Fda throws a body punch but Sodergren moves out of range.
Sodergren blocks the body kick.
Fda looks to land a left hand but Sodergren moved out of range nicely.
Sodergren misses with a looping left.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fda missing with a left hand there. Sodergren was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A leg kick checked by Fda.
Fda lands a lovely overhand right.
An inside leg kick lands from Sodergren.
Sodergren slips under a jab from Fda.
Fda misses with a takedown
and Sodergren counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Sodergren lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Fda pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Sodergren uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fda.
Sodergren jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sodergren throws a half hearted mid kick.
Fda lunges at Sodergren with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Sodergren's hand.
Fda might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Sodergren ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Fda cracks Sodergren with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fda walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Sodergren checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A telegraphed right hand from Fda misses the target.
Sodergren uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Fda.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sodergren scores with a jab to the jaw.
Sodergren swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Fda.
Fda lands with a hook. Sodergren tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Fda pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Sodergren looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Sodergren throws a leg kick but Fda checks it.
A jab from Sodergren misses.
Sodergren bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sodergren keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sodergren takes a swing at Fda's ribcage but misses.
Sodergren buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Decent striking displayed by Sodergren there.
Fda keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sodergren.
Sodergren takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Fda lands with a nice body punch.
Fda's jab looks to have found its range, popping Sodergren under the eye.
Fda moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Sodergren 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.
Fda has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Sodergren cracks Fda with a right hand to the side of the head.
Sodergren looks to throw the jab but Fda is out of range.
Fda misses with an uppercut. Sodergren saw that one coming.
Sodergren displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Fda throws out the jab.
Sodergren was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Sodergren pivots, looking for a leg kick but Fda is out of range and Sodergren settles back down.
Sodergren throws a jab when Fda was well out of range.
Fda throws a combination that misses
and Sodergren counters with a straight right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fda slips a straight right by Sodergren.
Fda cracks Sodergren with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Fda lands the left hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Fda's jab looks to have found its range, popping Sodergren under the eye.
Fda misses with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sodergren takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Sodergren looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Sodergren lands a lovely overhand right.
Fda throws a lazy uppercut
and Sodergren counters with a one-two to the body.
Nice defenses there by Sodergren.
Sodergren shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Fda misses with a few strikes there.
Fda sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Sodergren takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Sodergren rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Fda connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Sodergren tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Sodergren pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sodergren throws a front kick aimed at Fda's knee but Fda avoids it well.
Sodergren throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Fda throws a right hand that misses
letting Sodergren counter with a right hand.
Fda connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Sodergren steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Fda.
Sodergren looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fda keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sodergren on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Fda. Fda obviously looking to wear him down.
Sodergren throws a leg kick that is checked
and Fda counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sodergren moves out of range as Fda strikes.
Fda moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Sodergren fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Fda looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Sodergren is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Fda tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Sodergren defends well and Fda ends up having to push Sodergren into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Fda lands a body shot.
Fda misses with a straight right.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Sodergren.
Fda misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sodergren.
A shot to the body from Fda misses
and Sodergren counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Fda displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sodergren throws out the jab.

Sodergren has Fda up against the cage in a clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fda swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Sodergren throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Fdas head.
Sodergren lands an uppercut.
Sodergren throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Fdas head.
Sodergren blocking some punches.
Fda pushes Sodergren back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Fda blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A right hook to the body lands for Sodergren.
Fda misses with a punch on the inside.
Fda misses with a body punch.
Sodergren misses with some punches.
Sodergren throws a head punch that misses.
Sodergren doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Sodergren misses with a short punch on the inside.
Sodergren lands a hook to the side of the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Sodergren.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fda misses with a punch on the inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Sodergren breaks the clinch.
Sodergren swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Fda connects with an inside leg kick.
Sodergren takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Sodergren throws out a loose jab but Fda uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sodergren throws the kick towards the body but Fda avoids it.
Fda misses with a few strikes there.
Sodergren appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.

Sodergren forces Fda back against the cage and clinches.
A short right from Sodergren on the inside.
Sodergren struggles to land a body shot inside as Fda controls his hands.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sodergren blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sodergren is pressed up against the cage. Fda 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.
Sodergren staying out of range there.
Sodergren misses with an uppercut
and Fda makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
A head kick from Sodergren lands but Fda takes it in his stride.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Fda throws an overhand right that lands on Sodergren's shoulder, as Sodergren tries to avoid the shot.
Fda throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sodergren connects with a body shot.
Sodergren with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Fda to score with a decent uppercut.
Sodergren uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Fda.
Fda throws a low kick but Sodergren moves out of range easily.
Fda checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Fda doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Fda misses the shot to the body.
Fda lands with a cross.
Sodergren scores with a kick to the midsection.
Sodergren connects with a good right hand that stumbles Fda. Fda circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fda connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Sodergren walks into a stiff left hand from Fda.
Sodergren misses with a lunging right hand
and Fda counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sodergren misses with an uppercut.
Sodergren steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Fda.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sodergren throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fda throws a looping overhand right but Sodergren ducks down to avoid it.
Fda misses with a hook
and Sodergren counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sodergren. Fda does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sodergren misses with an uppercut.
Sodergren defending well as Fda loads up on a big left hand.
Sodergren pivots, looking for a leg kick but Fda is out of range and Sodergren settles back down.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Fda! But no joy.
Fda rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Sodergren counters with a thumping low kick.
Chris Fda seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Sodergren takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Fda ducks under a wild hook from Sodergren.
Sodergren misses with an attempted mid kick.

Sodergren gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Sodergren is working Fda over against the cage.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Fda.
Sodergren throws a punch but it's blocked by Fda.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Fda fails to land.
Sodergren tries a body shot but Fda blocks it.
Sodergren throws a head punch that misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sodergren lands on the inside with an uppercut.
A nice right hand lands inside from Sodergren.
Sodergren blocks an uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Sodergren fails to land.
Fda tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Sodergren's elbow.
Fda gets through Sodergren's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Fda fails to land.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Sodergren.
Sodergren throws a head punch that misses.
Sodergren is defending well against a takedown attempt.
A nice left hand lands by Sodergren.
Fda tries to work over Sodergren's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Sodergren fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Fda.
Sodergren misses with some punches.
Fda misses with the head strike.
Sodergren tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sodergren.
Sodergren lands with a left to the head.
Fda lands a shoulder strike.
Sodergren throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Fdas head.
Sodergren misses with a short punch on the inside.
Fda misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Fda tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Sodergren just stands there and leans against the cage.
Fda tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Basten Sodergren has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Chris Fda.

Fda has dropped down and is working for a takedown. Sodergren is trying to keep an underhook but Fda manages to get the takedown into half guard.

Sodergren manages to create a bit of space in order to work his way back to his feet. Fda keeps hold of his opponent and drives him 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!
Sodergren lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Sodergren has a couple of punches blocked by Fda.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Sodergren fails to land.
Fda blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Fda looking for a takedown.
Fda misses with the head strike.
Fda blocking some punches.
Sodergren has a couple of punches blocked by Fda.
Sodergren swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Sodergren lands a right hand that snaps the head of Fda backwards.
Fda is leaning against Sodergren and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Fda misses with a hook to the ribs.
Basten Sodergren has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Sodergren scores with a shoulder strike.
Fda fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Sodergren blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Fda throws a head punch that misses.
Sodergren can't find room to land a body shot as Fda controls the action.
Sodergren misses with a punch to the body.
Fda misses with a hook from the clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
Basten Sodergren showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Sodergren 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 29:28
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 29:28
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Basten Sodergren!

Our winner, Basten Sodergren, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: CEC 626     
Date:   Nov 07, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Bruce Diehard (ranked 529 p4p, 65 weight class) and Gabriel Zackrisson (ranked 540 p4p, 67 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
35
158 lbs
30 - 16 - 1
175 cm
33
159 lbs
23 - 8 - 1
Great wrestler
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 30 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bruce Diehard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Gabriel Zackrisson!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Zackrisson slips under a jab from Diehard.
Zackrisson appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Zackrisson looks to land a left hand but Diehard moved out of range nicely.
Zackrisson misses with a low kick as Diehard jumps back.
Zackrisson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Crunch! Zackrisson slams his shin into Diehard's torso.
Zackrisson throws a poor cross that misses
and Diehard counters with a nice uppercut.
Zackrisson fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Nice body kick from Zackrisson.
Diehard throws a looping overhand right but Zackrisson ducks down to avoid it.
Zackrisson looks to throw the jab but Diehard is out of range.
Zackrisson throws a lazy right hand but Diehard sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Zackrisson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Diehard.
Zackrisson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Diehard jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Diehard keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Diehard misses with a straight left.
Diehard scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Zackrisson doesn't seem bothered though.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Diehard misses with a straight left.
Zackrisson connects with a nice looking jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diehard scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Diehard swings for the body but Zackrisson moves out of range.
As Diehard backs off Zackrisson throws a huge counter combo but Diehard manages to avoid it all.
Diehard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Zackrisson.
Jab, jab by Diehard - just one landing.
A swing and a miss from Zackrisson.
Diehard blocks a low kick nicely.
Zackrisson blocks a jab.
Zackrisson scores with a leg kick.
Zackrisson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
A bone on bone clash there as Diehard blocks the leg kick.
Zackrisson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Diehard.
Zackrisson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Diehard can pounce on him.
Diehard throws an off balance right hand
and Diehard takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Diehard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Zackrisson manages to avoid it.
Zackrisson throws a hook but Diehard blocks it.
Zackrisson throws a body shot but no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diehard throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Diehard takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Zackrisson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Diehard with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Decent striking displayed by Diehard there.
Diehard connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
A slapping leg kick lands for Diehard.
Diehard misses with a hook. Zackrisson ducked under it nicely.
Diehard throws a half hearted mid kick.
Zackrisson with a hook.
A shot to the body from Diehard misses
and Zackrisson counters with a thumping low kick.
Zackrisson lands with a cross.
Diehard looks to land a right hand but Zackrisson moved out of range.
Zackrisson throws a hook but Diehard avoids it easily.
Zackrisson cracks Diehard with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Diehard lands with a cross.
Diehard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Zackrisson manages to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diehard cracks Zackrisson with an open hand slap.
A low kick from Diehard misses
and Diehard takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Diehard lands with a good body shot.
Diehard throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Diehard moves out of range as Zackrisson strikes.
Diehard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Zackrisson ducks under a wild hook from Diehard.
Zackrisson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Diehard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Zackrisson moves away.
Zackrisson doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Zackrisson misses with a looping left.
Zackrisson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Diehard.
Diehard ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Diehard went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
The fighters circling - Diehard throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Diehard misses with a straight left.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Diehard throws a hook but Zackrisson blocks it.
Diehard misses with a series of wild punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Zackrisson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Diehard.
Diehard fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Zackrisson looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
A low kick from Zackrisson misses
and Diehard counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Diehard waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Zackrisson.
Zackrisson fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Diehard pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Zackrisson back to the cage. Diehard follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Zackrisson takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Diehard looks to score with a jab to the body but Zackrisson is just out of range.
Zackrisson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Diehard. Diehard circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Zackrisson lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Zackrisson staying out of range there.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Diehard misses with a low kick.
Zackrisson swings for the body but Diehard moves out of range.
Diehard throws a lazy right hand but Zackrisson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Diehard steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Zackrisson.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bruce Diehard dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Diehard misses with an uppercut.
Diehard connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Diehard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Zackrisson.
Diehard lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Zackrisson at a distance.
Diehard is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Zackrisson can do to turn this around?
Diehard moves away from the strike by Zackrisson.
Diehard lands with a nice body punch.
Zackrisson feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Diehard's calf.
Zackrisson throws a hook but Diehard blocks it.
Zackrisson with a jab.
Zackrisson checks a low kick from Diehard.
Diehard fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Good leg kick by Zackrisson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Zackrisson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Diehard.
Diehard lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Diehard throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Zackrisson stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Diehard looks to score with a jab to the body but Zackrisson is just out of range.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Zackrisson might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Diehard has got the better of the exchanges.
Zackrisson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diehard thows a left - swing and a miss!
Diehard misses with a low kick as Zackrisson jumps back.
Diehard scores with a nice strike.
Diehard throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Diehard pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Zackrisson takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Zackrisson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Diehard keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Zackrisson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Zackrisson 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.
Diehard bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Zackrisson's head.
Zackrisson slips a straight right by Diehard.
Zackrisson connects with a right hand. Diehard shakes it off.
Diehard throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Zackrisson appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Zackrisson works Diehard's body with a nice hook.
Diehard throws a lazy uppercut
and Zackrisson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diehard throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Zackrisson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Diehard.
Diehard tries a head kick but it misses.
Diehard misses with a looping left.
Zackrisson swings for the body but Diehard moves out of range.
Diehard scores with a punch to the head.
Diehard misses the jab.
Zackrisson tries a quick counter leg kick but Diehard is wise to it.
Zackrisson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Diehard takes a swing at Zackrisson's ribcage but misses.
Diehard scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Zackrisson fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Diehard checks it well.
Zackrisson cracks Diehard with a right hand to the side of the head.
Zackrisson lands a nice hook to Diehard's body. Diehard takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Diehard checks the leg kick nicely there.
Diehard uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Zackrisson.
A swing and a miss from Zackrisson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Zackrisson swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Diehard.
Diehard ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Bruce Diehard is winning the standup battle so far.
Diehard throws a body kick that misses.
A big right from Zackrisson misses.
Diehard connects with a body shot that sends Zackrisson's belly button to the back.
Diehard throws a jab when Zackrisson was well out of range.
Zackrisson throws out a loose jab but Diehard uses good head movement to avoid it.
Diehard misses with a looping left.
Zackrisson throws out a powerful jab.
Zackrisson lands an overhand right.
Diehard swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Zackrisson.
Zackrisson takes a swing at Diehard's ribcage but misses.
A clash of legs there as Diehard blocks the low kick.
Diehard throws a series of punches but Zackrisson moves out of range.
Zackrisson ducks right into an uppercut from Diehard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Diehard looks to land a left hand but Zackrisson moved out of range nicely.
Zackrisson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Zackrisson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Diehard misses with a leg kick.
Zackrisson throws a hook but Diehard avoids it easily.
Diehard steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson digs a good hook to Diehard's body.
Diehard just misses with a punch to the body.
Zackrisson takes one to the side of the head.
Zackrisson with a jab.
Diehard stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson throws a leg kick but Diehard checks it.
Diehard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Zackrisson manages to avoid it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Zackrisson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Zackrisson throws a hook to the side of Diehard's head but Diehard sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Diehard throws a hook but Zackrisson avoids it easily.
Zackrisson's jab looks to have found its range, popping Diehard under the eye.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Bruce Diehard will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Diehard swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Diehard throws a push kick but Zackrisson slaps the foot to one side.
Zackrisson scores with a crisp jab that stopped Diehard in his tracks.
Nice uppercut there from Zackrisson.
A jab from Diehard finds it's way through Zackrisson's defenses.
Zackrisson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diehard.
Sloppy strikes from Diehard. Those never looked like landing.
Diehard takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Zackrisson, right into the meat.
Zackrisson has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Diehard works Zackrisson's body with a nice hook.
Zackrisson is looking to land body kicks.
Zackrisson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Diehard connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Zackrisson scrambles back to his feet.
Diehard is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Diehard throws a lazy right hand but Zackrisson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Zackrisson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Diehard.
Diehard avoids a kick to the body.
Diehard is looking to land body kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Zackrisson misses the target.
Diehard moves out of range of the strikes.
A leg kick checked by Zackrisson.
Zackrisson misses with a body punch
and Diehard counters with a leg kick.
Diehard looks to score with a jab to the body but Zackrisson is just out of range.
Diehard bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Diehard lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Jab from Zackrisson.
Diehard swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Zackrisson digs a good hook to Diehard's body.
Zackrisson misses the jab.
Zackrisson looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
The fighters circling - Diehard throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Diehard connects with a jab.
Zackrisson swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Gabriel Zackrisson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Diehard throws a wild body kick that Zackrisson sees coming a mile off.
The fighters circling - Zackrisson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Zackrisson slips a straight right by Diehard.
Diehard fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Zackrisson on the side of the head.
Zackrisson defending well as Diehard loads up on a big left hand.
Diehard throws a looping overhand right but Zackrisson ducks down to avoid it.
Diehard misses with a hook to the body
and Zackrisson counters with a nice leg kick.
Bruce Diehard is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Zackrisson misses with a low kick.
Diehard swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Zackrisson connects with a single shot there.
Nice defenses there by Diehard.
Diehard lands a lovely overhand right.
Diehard swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Zackrisson.
A jab from Zackrisson finds it's way through Diehard's defenses.
Zackrisson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Diehard misses with a lunging right hand
and Zackrisson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Diehard is rocked!
Zackrisson walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Oh Diehard is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diehard throws a quick inside leg kick.
Zackrisson throws the kick towards the body but Diehard avoids it.
Diehard comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Diehard seems to have got his legs back now.
Diehard keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Zackrisson.
Zackrisson wants to slow Diehard down by chopping away at his legs.
A counter left hand to the body from Diehard misses its target.
Diehard digs a good hook to Zackrisson's body.
An inside leg kick from Zackrisson misses.
Diehard throws a body punch but Zackrisson moves out of range.
Diehard digs a good body shot into Zackrisson's ribs.
Zackrisson moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Zackrisson throws a hook but Diehard avoids it easily.
Diehard darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Zackrisson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Diehard staying out of range there.
A low kick from Zackrisson is predictable there
letting Diehard counter with a right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diehard misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diehard fails to land with a series of punches.
Zackrisson moves forwards but Diehard connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Diehard misses with a wild combination.
A big right from Zackrisson misses.
Diehard moves out of range of the body kick.
Zackrisson blocks a jab.
Zackrisson only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Diehard throws a right hand that Zackrisson ducks under and follows up with a left that Zackrisson also avoids with ease.
Zackrisson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Diehard sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Zackrisson changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Zackrisson scores with a punch to the head.

It looks like Bruce Diehard has been cut.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Zackrisson bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Diehard's head.
Diehard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Zackrisson moves away.
A slapping leg kick lands for Zackrisson.

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 Bruce Diehard.
Well Diehard has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 30:27
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 30:27
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Bruce Diehard!

Bruce Diehard was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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RATING
82%

 

Event: GAMMA#741 Ricard v Kent     
Date:   Nov 03, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Eric Staal (ranked 240 p4p, 36 weight class) and Michael Cole (ranked 506 p4p, 71 weight class). Cole is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: I Won't Back Down. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

180 cm
33
192 lbs
24 - 9 - 1
175 cm
30
200 lbs
26 - 13 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter



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 24 wins, 9 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 26 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Michael Cole!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Andrew Berry and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Staal takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Staal throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

Cole feints and as Staal raises his hands in defense, Cole changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Cole 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.
Cole stopping the sweep attempt from Staal.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Cole working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Cole missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Cole with a flurry of punches that miss.
Cole working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Staal's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Staal is on top in guard.

Cole looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Cole trying to control the position here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Staal wants to pass the guard but Cole is keeping the position.
Cole utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Staal controls from within his opponent's guard.
Staal wants to control from the top but Cole keeps moving.
Staal with a flurry of punches that miss.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Staal stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Cole swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Cole seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Staal pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Staal ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Cole cracks Staal with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Good standup being displayed there by Cole as he connects with a hook.
Staal fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Staal feints and then cracks Cole's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Cole down.
Staal scores with a punch to the head.
Cole avoids the body shot from Staal.
A countering left hand to the body from Cole misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Staal throws a lazy right hand but Cole sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Cole ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Staal throws a lazy right hand but Cole sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Staal slips under a jab from Cole.
Cole throws a low kick but Staal moves out of range easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Cole. Staal does a little dance to reset his feet.
Cole throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Cole closes the distance and clinches up with Staal, looking for a takedown. Cole pushes Staal against the cage but Staal circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Cole looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Staal misses with a low kick.

Cole drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Staal can't do much from the bottom here.
Cole lands an elbow.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cole working the head and body with strikes.
Cole tries to advance to mount but can't.
Staal is trying to control Cole's posture but Cole avoids it.
Staal dodges the ground and pound from Cole.
Staal is trying to control Cole's posture but Cole avoids it.
Staal is trying to improve his position.
Staal throws a couple of punches but he's in a bad position and they don't land.
Staal managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Cole.
Staal can't do much from the bottom here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael Cole 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.


Staal throws out a loose jab but Cole uses good head movement to avoid it.
Cole is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
A combination from Cole does no damage.
Cole fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Staal is looking to counter punch.
The fighters circling - Staal throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A jab from Cole misses.
Cole doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Staal counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Cole displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Staal throws out the jab.
Staal shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cole shoots for a double leg takedown but Staal sprawls well. He's pushed Cole's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Staal misses with an attempted mid kick.
Cole looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Staal feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Cole's calf.
Cole dives in and grabs Staal's left leg, looking for a takedown. Staal pushes down on Cole's head and hops out.
Eric Staal has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Michael Cole.
Staal takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cole takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Nice defenses there by Staal.
Cole keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cole looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Staal scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Staal throws a body punch but Cole moves out of range.
Staal with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Staal lands with an uppercut that bounces Cole off the cage and back into range.
Cole shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Staal as he avoids it easily.

Staal gets caught flat footed, as Cole shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Cole throws a big elbow that misses.
Staal looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Cole with a flurry of punches that miss.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Staal looking to control.
Cole throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Cole is working Staal over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Staal tries to land a sweep but no joy.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Staal wants to get back to his feet but Cole is in a dominant position and won't allow it.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Staal displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Cole throws out the jab.
Staal checks the leg kick.
Staal looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Cole lands a lovely overhand right.
Cole connects with a nice looking jab.
Cole scores with a jab. Staal acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cole scores with a nice right hand.
Staal takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

Staal shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Staal was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Cole manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Cole is nestled in close to Staal, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Staal tries to roll over but Cole keeps him under control.
Cole slips a nice elbow through Staal's hands, connecting with Staal's forehead.
Cole working the head and body with strikes.

Staal is rocked!
Cole lands a big elbow from half guard. That looks like it's hurt Staal quite badly. Staal pulls Cole in close trying to recover. Cole postures up and lands two really hard shots that put Staal on queer street! The ref takes a look and decides to call an end to the fight! Possibly an early stoppage but Staal doesn't seem to be complaining too much.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Michael Cole!
Michael Cole very nearly forgot to thank The Juice Haven amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
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RATING
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Event: GC 256     
Date:   Nov 03, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 1066 p4p, 160 weight class) and Joe Walcott (ranked 1140 p4p, 177 weight class). Walcott comes into a darkened arena with his song building. The Way Of The Fist kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

186 cm
33
212 lbs
24 - 16 - 0
187 cm
32
204 lbs
16 - 11 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Pit Bull Development



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 24 wins, 16 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 16 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Joe Walcott!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, Cecil Peabody and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Walcott.
Ericsson is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Ericsson slips under a jab from Walcott.
Walcott lands with a hook. Ericsson tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.

Ericsson changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Walcott looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Walcott is not content to let Ericsson control the position.
Walcott defending against the ground and pound.
Ericsson throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Ericsson slows the pace down.
Ericsson working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Ericsson throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Walcott avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Ericsson.
Ericsson slows the pace down.
Ericsson has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
You can see the frustration on Walcott's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Ericsson sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Walcott is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Ericsson looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Walcott is avoiding damage well.
Ericsson postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Ericsson working the ground and pound from side control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The strikes coming from Ericsson are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Ericsson throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Ericsson throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Walcott avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Ericsson.
Ericsson taking a break here but Walcott is having none of it and regains half guard.
Walcott wants to get back to his feet.
Walcott is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Ericsson scores with a couple of nice shots.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Walcott is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Ericsson thows a huge punch but Walcott dodges it nicely.
Ericsson is taking a breather. Walcott 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.
Ericsson thows a huge punch but Walcott dodges it nicely.
Ericsson is nestled in close to Walcott, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Walcott tries to roll over but Ericsson keeps him under control.
Walcott tries to regain full guard. Instead though, Ericsson has advanced to mount. Uh oh.
Ericsson can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Walcott is looking to escape.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Walcott taking shots to the head.
Ericsson throwing strikes here but Walcott is writhing around nicely and avoiding any serious damage.
We've been informed that Walcott has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
BOOM! Ericsson connects with a massive shot to the dome!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ericsson thowing strikes but they're hitting the gloves, not doing any damage.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Walcott avoids a series of strikes thrown by Ericsson.
Ericsson fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ericsson tries to control but Walcott wriggling away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Ericsson gets the takedown into side control.
Ericsson works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Walcott tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Ericsson working the ground and pound but Walcott is defending the strikes.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Walcott avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Ericsson.
Walcott tries to buck Ericsson off but Ericsson is having none of it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Walcott parries the strikes from Ericsson easily there. Ericsson is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Walcott to escape.
Walcott is looking to regain half guard here but Ericsson keeps moving and retains side control.
Ericsson throwing strikes but Walcott manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
Ericsson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Walcott can do to turn this around?
Ericsson tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Ericsson holds on tight, trying to prevent any damage.
Ericsson tries to control the position but he's not in luck - Walcott easily slips into full mount!
Ericsson manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Ericsson is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Walcott's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Walcott's back!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson is punishing Walcott with strikes - can he finish him?!
Ludvig Ericsson overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Ericsson throwing sloppy strikes.
Ericsson punishes Walcott with strikes from the back mount.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Walcott avoids the strikes from Ericsson.
Ericsson lands a punch to the side of the head from the back.
Ericsson keeps control of the position as Walcott tries to break free.
Ericsson is controlling his opponent, waiting for an opportunity to finish.
Ericsson misses with punches from the back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson really has the hooks in deep now - there seems like no escape for Walcott.
Ericsson misses with punches from the back.
Ericsson is looking to control Walcott but Walcott is wriggling around and keeping busy.
Ericsson lands shots from the back.
I would not like to be Walcott right now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Walcott avoids the strikes from Ericsson.
Walcott is really stuck here.
Ericsson is trying to stick to Walcott's back but Walcott is turning into Ericsson. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Ericsson's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Walcott.
Walcott won't allow Ericsson to sweep him here.
Walcott postures up in Ericsson's guard and throws a big left but Ericsson blocks it.
Ericsson looking to hit a scissor sweep but Walcott is one step ahead there.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Ericsson is on top in guard.

Ericsson working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ludvig Ericsson dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!



Ericsson drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Ericsson with a nice head shot there.
Ericsson pushes down on Walcott's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Ericsson trying to control the action but Walcott is working from the bottom.
Ericsson lands strikes from half guard.
Ericsson sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Walcott defending well though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Walcott wants to get back to full guard.
Walcott avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Ericsson.
Ericsson throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Walcott to regain full guard.
Ericsson in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson connects with a couple of short punches.
Ericsson passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Ericsson working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
Ericsson trying to control the action but Walcott is working from the bottom.
Ericsson throws an elbow but Walcott slips to the side and avoids it well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Walcott tries to improve position but can't.
Walcott takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Ericsson is putting a hurting on Walcott here, landing some big shots from side control.
Ericsson taking a breather here.
Ericsson creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Walcott sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Joe Walcott has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson tries to score with some ground and pound. Walcott controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Ericsson has knee on belly momentarily but Walcott bucks him off and regains half guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Ericsson lands a nice short elbow.
Ericsson trying to pass the guard but Walcott defending well.
Ericsson working Walcott over with strikes.
Ericsson missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Ericsson not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Walcott is staying active underneath Ericsson, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Ludvig Ericsson is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson stalling.
Ericsson is thwarting Walcott's attempts to control the position.
Ericsson throwing shots but Walcott is blocking nicely.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Ericsson with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

Walcott gets caught napping as Ericsson dives in and scores a takedown. Walcott manages to retain guard.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Robert Twigg scores the fight 30:27
Judge Cecil Peabody scores the fight 30:27
Judge Tiny Johnson scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ludvig Ericsson!

Joe Walcott was interviewed post fight and said 'WTF?!? Gamma is a joke. Anyway Pit Bull Development is the best. I am always so focused because of that shit. Anyone who says different can suck a dick.'.
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
37%

 

 
 
 
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