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Event: CEC 530     
Date:   Jul 26, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Karim Bashorov and Antonio Jose De Sucre. Bashorov comes to the cage accompanied by Hangar 18. Antonio Jose De Sucre is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

190 cm
36
194 lbs
33 - 6 - 1
190 cm
31
214 lbs
23 - 13 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Karim Bashorov!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Antonio Jose De Sucre!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bashorov dives in for a single leg takedown but De Sucre sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Good exchange - Bashorov coming out on top.
Bashorov lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
De Sucre displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Bashorov.
We've been hearing reports that Bashorov has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Bashorov scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Bashorov throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bashorov throws a good cross that connects.
A telegraphed right hand from Bashorov misses the target.
De Sucre swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Bashorov looks to land a left hand but De Sucre moved out of range nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bashorov dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Bashorov lands a lovely overhand right.
Bashorov misses with a hook to the body
and De Sucre counters with a solid body kick.
Bashorov cracks De Sucre with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
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!
Bashorov thuds his right hand into De Sucre's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.

That's one minute gone in the round.
De Sucre will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
De Sucre throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Bashorov counters with a stiff right hand.
De Sucre looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Karim Bashorov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
De Sucre misses the shot to the body.
De Sucre walks into a stiff left hand from Bashorov.

Bashorov drives through with a takedown into guard.
Bashorov in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Bashorov trying to control the position from guard on top but De Sucre is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Bashorov throws a big right hand that misses.
Bashorov won't allow De Sucre to get back to his feet.
De Sucre looking to control.
Bashorov landing with the ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
De Sucre pulls Bashorov in close to prevent any damage.
Bashorov is stalling in the full guard.
De Sucre controlling the position.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Bashorov accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Bashorov wants to pass the guard but De Sucre is keeping the position.
Bashorov trying to control but De Sucre is working from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Bashorov throwing strikes from guard but De Sucre blocks nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
De Sucre wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
A jab lands there for Bashorov.
Bashorov pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces De Sucre back to the cage. Bashorov follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Bashorov scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Bashorov fails to land the takedown.
De Sucre looks like he wants to counter punch here.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Karim Bashorov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
A big left from Bashorov misses.
De Sucre takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Nice jab there from De Sucre.
Bashorov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
De Sucre gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
De Sucre scores with a nice head shot.
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!
De Sucre lands a leg kick that knocks Bashorov off balance momentarily.
De Sucre misses with a wild body shot.
Bashorov throws a body punch but De Sucre moves out of range.
Bashorov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by De Sucre.
Bashorov tries to score a power double leg takedown but De Sucre sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Bashorov somewhat.
Bashorov lands with an overhand left.
Danga de danga de dang - De Sucre scores with a four punch combination!
Bashorov throws a body shot but no joy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


De Sucre lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Bashorov avoids the body shot from De Sucre.
Bashorov misses with a double jab
letting De Sucre counter with a right hand.
De Sucre throws a right hand that misses
and Bashorov counters with a stiff right hand.
Bashorov lands a body shot.
De Sucre is looking to slow Bashorov down with leg kicks.
Bashorov blocks the body kick.
Bashorov misses with a hook.
Bashorov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bashorov sizes up De Sucre with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Bashorov 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.
Nice uppercut there from Bashorov.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bashorov lands a straight punch to the body, keeping De Sucre at a distance.
De Sucre misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bashorov.

That's one minute gone in the round.
De Sucre bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
De Sucre lands with a hook. Bashorov tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
De Sucre misses the jab.
De Sucre moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
A jab from Bashorov misses.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Bashorov.
The fighters circling - De Sucre throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
De Sucre misses with a hook. Bashorov ducked under it nicely.
Antonio Jose De Sucre is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
De Sucre misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bashorov.
De Sucre looks to land a combination. Bashorov sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Bashorov misses with an uppercut. De Sucre saw that one coming.
A big left from Bashorov misses.
Bashorov avoids a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov misses with a takedown attempt - De Sucre sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
De Sucre tries to clinch but Bashorov is having none of it.
De Sucre swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Bashorov stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
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!
De Sucre is looking to land body kicks.
De Sucre lands a slapping body shot.
De Sucre scores with a jab. Bashorov acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Bashorov here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
Bashorov lands a jab.
De Sucre cracks the inside of Bashorov's front leg.
De Sucre scores with a nice right hand.
Bashorov lands a glancing blow to the side of De Sucre's head.
De Sucre takes a shot right to the bread basket.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
De Sucre misses with a kick to the body.

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

De Sucre kicks off Bashorov and gets to his feet.
A swing and a miss from Bashorov.
Nice cross by Bashorov.
Bashorov with a body punch. A glancing blow.
De Sucre fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bashorov manages to avoid it.
De Sucre cracks a nice hook into Bashorov's ribs.
De Sucre has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bashorov closes this distance looking for a takedown but De Sucre circles away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Karim Bashorov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
De Sucre throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Bashorov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
De Sucre is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Bashorov.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Bashorov!
De Sucre keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Bashorov.
De Sucre now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
De Sucre missing with a left hand there. Bashorov was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Bashorov throws out a loose jab but De Sucre uses good head movement to avoid it.
De Sucre's jab looks to have found its range, popping Bashorov under the eye.
De Sucre on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Bashorov slips a straight right by De Sucre.

Bashorov gets a double leg takedown into De Sucre's guard.
De Sucre preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
De Sucre wants to stand up but Bashorov is controlling him.
Bashorov trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bashorov preventing the sweep.
Bashorov with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Antonio Jose De Sucre will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Bashorov misses with a jab to the body
and De Sucre counters with an inside leg kick.
Bashorov listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
De Sucre throws a leg kick
and Bashorov connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Bashorov takes a swing at De Sucre's ribcage but misses.
De Sucre looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Bashorov lunges at De Sucre with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by De Sucre's hand.
Bashorov moves into range and connects with a jab.
Bashorov throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
De Sucre misses with a body shot.
Bashorov misses with an uppercut.
Bashorov misses the jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bashorov closes the distance and clinches up with De Sucre, looking for a takedown. Bashorov pushes De Sucre against the cage but De Sucre circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Bashorov scores with a shot to the body.
De Sucre looks to throw the jab but Bashorov is out of range.
A slow jab from Bashorov misses its intended target.
And De Sucre responds with a good body kick, but Bashorov manages to step out the way in time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bashorov misses with a lunging right hand
and De Sucre counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Bashorov thinking.
De Sucre changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Bashorov is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that De Sucre can do to turn this around?
De Sucre takes one to the side of the head.
Bashorov slips under a jab.
De Sucre defending well as Bashorov loads up on a big left hand.
De Sucre looks for the body kick but Bashorov saw that one coming.
De Sucre leaves Bashorov with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Bashorov fails to land the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Karim Bashorov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
De Sucre throws a chopping leg kick but Bashorov manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
De Sucre throws the kick towards the body but Bashorov avoids it.
De Sucre scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Bashorov shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says De Sucre as he avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
De Sucre misses with a body kick.
De Sucre lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Bashorov throws a shot from downtown. De Sucre moves away and avoids it.
De Sucre throws a front kick that sends Bashorov stumbling back into the cage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bashorov misses with an uppercut. De Sucre saw that one coming.
Bashorov has his takedown stuffed
and De Sucre counters with a straight right hand.
Bashorov fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. De Sucre looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
De Sucre takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
The crowd cheers as Bashorov lands an impressive looking overhand right. De Sucre doesn't seem phased though.
De Sucre feints and then cracks Bashorov's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Bashorov down.
Bashorov misses with an uppercut.
De Sucre takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
De Sucre slips a jab from Bashorov.
A slow jab from Bashorov misses its intended target.
Bashorov on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Bashorov checks a leg kick nicely.
It looked like Bashorov wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
De Sucre avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Bashorov staying out of range there.
Karim Bashorov is winning the standup battle so far.
De Sucre is looking to land body kicks.
Bashorov looks to score with a jab to the body but De Sucre is just out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bashorov. De Sucre does a little dance to reset his feet.

Bashorov feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.

De Sucre manages to wriggle out and sneak his way back up to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched up against the cage.
De Sucre digs a right hand into Bashorov's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Bashorov's gas tank.
De Sucre misses with a punch to the body.
De Sucre working aggressively here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
De Sucre goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Bashorov jumps guard.
De Sucre must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
De Sucre stopping the sweep attempt from Bashorov.
Bashorov is working hard here to advance position.

De Sucre gets to his feet. Bashorov looking to butt scoot but the ref puts an end to that. On your feet son!
De Sucre misses the shot to the body.
De Sucre's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Bashorov connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! De Sucre scrambles back to his feet.
Bashorov shoots in and drives through. De Sucre sprawls well.
De Sucre now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Bashorov staying out of range there.
Bashorov shoots for a double leg takedown but De Sucre sprawls well. He's pushed Bashorov's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
De Sucre misses with a looping left.
Bashorov stuns De Sucre with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
De Sucre scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Bashorov throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Antonio Jose De Sucre just about did enough to take it.
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.


De Sucre keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bashorov thows a left - swing and a miss!
De Sucre swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
De Sucre pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Bashorov misses with an uppercut. De Sucre saw that one coming.
De Sucre looks to land a body kick but Bashorov moved away.
De Sucre looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Bashorov throws out a powerful jab.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Bashorov crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from De Sucre - the referee stops the clock and Bashorov gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says De Sucre. Bashorov manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Bashorov dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bashorov scores with a shot to the body.
De Sucre lands a front kick.
De Sucre tries to clinch but Bashorov moves out of range.
De Sucre throws a looping overhand right but Bashorov ducks down to avoid it.
De Sucre misses with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bashorov lands a nice looking body shot.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Bashorov.
Bashorov throws a big shot that misses.
De Sucre takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Bashorov throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Bashorov lands a jab to the head.

A momentary lapse in concentration from De Sucre enables Bashorov to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. De Sucre manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
De Sucre is looking to stand up but Bashorov isn't so interested in that idea.
De Sucre is trying to keep Bashorov in close.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
De Sucre keeping moving, preventing Bashorov from controlling successfully.
De Sucre lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


Bashorov is looking for a triangle but De Sucre pushes his legs off easily.

De Sucre got a little sloppy there for a moment and Bashorov has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, De Sucre has managed to get both his arms back between Bashorov's legs - danger averted.
De Sucre is stalling in the full guard.
De Sucre has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Bashorov is proving hard to escape from.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
De Sucre preventing the sweep.
Bashorov lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

De Sucre is looking to stand up but Bashorov isn't so interested in that idea.
Bashorov is in close to De Sucre's body, working some short punches and elbows.
De Sucre looking for a sweep. Not yet De Sucre, not yet.
Bashorov working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of De Sucre's head.
Bashorov scoring with some ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
De Sucre wants to sweep here but Bashorov controlling him for the moment.
De Sucre looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
De Sucre is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

De Sucre wants to pass the guard but Bashorov is defending well.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
De Sucre seems to have lost interest with the ground game and is thinking about standing back up.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Karim Bashorov had his way with Antonio Jose De Sucre 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. This is the final round!


Bashorov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by De Sucre.
De Sucre looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Bashorov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bashorov throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and De Sucre counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Bashorov thinking.
De Sucre slips a jab from Bashorov.
De Sucre throws a lazy right hand but Bashorov sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
De Sucre uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bashorov.
Bashorov throws a shot from downtown. De Sucre moves away and avoids it.
Bashorov misses with an uppercut. De Sucre saw that one coming.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bashorov swings and misses with a shot to the body
and De Sucre counters with a straight right hand.
Bashorov misses with a series of wild punches.
A jab from Bashorov misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bashorov wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Bashorov throws an overhand right that lands on De Sucre's shoulder, as De Sucre tries to avoid the shot.
De Sucre pushes Bashorov away with a front kick.
De Sucre connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Bashorov's hands.
De Sucre fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Bashorov looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
De Sucre moves away from the strike by Bashorov.
Jab, jab by De Sucre - just one landing.
De Sucre lands a right hook to the body.
De Sucre defending well as Bashorov loads up on a big left hand.
Bashorov will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Bashorov lands with a good body shot.
De Sucre throws a solid leg kick but Bashorov takes the impact on his shin and smiles at De Sucre.
Bashorov 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.
De Sucre pushes Bashorov away with a front kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov has a takedown stuffed.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Bashorov is defended easily by De Sucre.
De Sucre misses with a two punch combination.
A slow jab from De Sucre misses its intended target.
De Sucre uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bashorov.

De Sucre gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Bashorov to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Bashorov in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Bashorov 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.
De Sucre controls Bashorov momentarily but Bashorov frees himself.
Bashorov is pushing down on De Sucre's leg trying to pass to half guard. De Sucre is fighting to maintain full guard but Bashorov has managed to sneak the leg through.
De Sucre looks like he's trying to stand up.
De Sucre keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.
Bashorov trying to control the action but De Sucre is working from the bottom.
De Sucre tries to get to full guard but Bashorov has control of the leg.

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.
De Sucre on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Bashorov lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Bashorov wants to lay and pray for a moment but De Sucre keeps working.
Bashorov prevents De Sucre from improving his position.
Bashorov winds up and cracks De Sucre with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
De Sucre is controlling Bashorov's position as best he can from this difficult position.
De Sucre keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 48:48
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 47:48
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 50:45

The fight is ruled a draw!

Karim Bashorov retains his title. It's always disappointing when a championship fight ends as a draw but that's what happens when you leave the fight in the judges hands!
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Event: Aspire 62: Gracie vs Warror     
Date:   Jul 23, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Ramon Gracie and Paul Warror. Chooooooooon! I think Gracie might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Jiu Jitsu: Vai Finaliza!. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

180 cm
27
180 lbs
18 - 2 - 0
185 cm
25
180 lbs
12 - 1 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent MT
Insanely flexible
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Aspire Nutrition

Urban Fighter
Venom Combat Sports



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ramon Gracie!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Paul Warror!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Gracie changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Warror looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Warror has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.

Gracie thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.

Gracie tries for a kimura but Warror is defending well.
Gracie looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Warror is avoiding damage well.

Gracie tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Gracie has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Gracie is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Warror is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Gracie tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Warror is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Gracie missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Warror tries to get to full guard but Gracie has control of the leg.
Gracie trying to mount his opponent but Warror defends it.
Gracie wants to lay and pray for a moment but Warror keeps working.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.

Gracie is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Gracie looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Gracie wants to take a breather but Warror is having none of it.
Gracie has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Gracie is trying to take his opponent's back.
Gracie controlling from the full mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gracie lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Gracie tries to control but Warror wriggling away.
Gracie takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Warror is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Gracie controlling his opponent.
Gracie moves to the back.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gracie trying desperately to keep hold of the dominant position.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Gracie controlling from the back.

Warror fending off the submission attempt from Gracie.

Gracie looking for the choke but no joy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ramon Gracie dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Warror scores with a punch to the head.
Warror throws a body shot but no joy.
Gracie tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Warror manages to circle out of the way.
Warror looks to land a right hand but Gracie moved out of range.
Gracie is looking to counter the offense by Warror and move into the clinch.
A nice leg kick lands there from Gracie.

Warror gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Warror has Gracie pulled in close to control his posture.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gracie tries to free his leg and advance position but Warror is retaining full guard.
Warror is trying to keep Gracie in close.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Warror can't keep his opponent in guard - Gracie advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Warror tries to roll over but Gracie keeps him under control.
Ramon Gracie overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Gracie looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Gracie trying to control from half guard but Warror is working away.

That's two 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.
Gracie is looking to stall here but Warror recovers full guard.
Gracie wants to pass the guard but Warror is keeping the position.
Gracie postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Gracie passes Warror's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Warror wants to control but Gracie is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Warror is holding on to half guard well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Warror wants to control but Gracie is keeping busy and won't allow it.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Warror wants to sweep but Gracie has passed to side control!
A lull in the action here.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Gracie working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Gracie tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.

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.
Gracie trying to control the action but Warror is working from the bottom.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

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

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


Gracie takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Gracie slips under a jab.
Gracie keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gracie steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Warror.
Gracie is looking to counter the offense by Warror and move into the clinch.
Warror throws a nice looking combination but Gracie bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Gracie throws a looping overhand right but Warror ducks down to avoid it.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Warror.
Gracie tries to stall but Warror uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Gracie fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Gracie stalling in the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie pushes Warror back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Warror misses with a punch on the inside.
Gracie slows down the pace here.
Warror softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gracie is stalling here.
Gracie misses with a hook from the clinch.
I was talking to Gracie's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Warror tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gracie's elbow.
Warror throws a punch but it's blocked by Gracie.
Warror lands a right hand that snaps the head of Gracie backwards.
Warror misses with the head strike.
Gracie is trying to pull guard but Warror turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.

Gracie drags the fight down to the ground.
Gracie working a defensive guard but Warror manages to pass into side control anyway.
Gracie gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gracie is looking for a sweep. Warror is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Gracie wants to get back to full guard but Warror has mounted him!
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!
Gracie wants to hold on but Warror pushes him away.
Warror can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Gracie is looking to escape.
Warror prevents Gracie from getting the reversal.
Warror really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Gracie. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Warror trying to control but Gracie is having none of it.
Gracie is trying to escape the mount.
Warror controlling the pace for now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Gracie wants to hold on but Warror pushes him away.
Gracie regains half guard.
Gracie gets full guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Gracie has an omoplata and is looking to use it perhaps as a submission or perhaps to transition. Warror is in a bit of discomfort here, but he's managed to free himself and has dived into side control! That didn't work out too well for Gracie.
Gracie wants to control but Warror postures up.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Paul Warror really 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.


Warror tries a low kick but Gracie avoids it.
Gracie appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Gracie is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Warror can do to turn this around?
Warror misses the shot to the body.
Gracie attempts a counter takedown but Warror avoids it well and moves away.
Gracie fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Warror avoids it really well and circles away.
Left hook, right uppercut from Warror.
Gracie throws a body shot but no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Warror throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Gracie slips a straight right by Warror.
Warror throws a right and a left that Gracie avoids nicely.
Warror swings for the body but Gracie moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie shoots in for a double leg but Warror sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Warror lands with a nice body punch.
Gracie slips under a jab.
Warror misses with a jab, cross combination.
Gracie ducks under a wild hook from Warror.
Gracie slips under a jab from Warror.
Warror throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gracie sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gracie attempts a counter takedown but Warror avoids it well and moves away.
Warror cracks Gracie with a good jab.
Gracie looks to land a body kick but Warror moved away.
Gracie avoids the body shot from Warror.
Warror throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Warror misses the body punch

and Gracie counters with a shoot takedown. Warror fights it but they end up in guard.
Warror has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gracie trying to control but Warror is working from the bottom.
Gracie sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Warror's guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gracie is keen to just control but Warror is a slippery customer.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gracie seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Warror looks like he's trying to stand up.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Warror throws a looping overhand right but Gracie ducks down to avoid it.
Warror waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gracie.
Gracie wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Gracie ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gracie tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Gracie moves away from the strike by Warror.

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.
Warror misses with an uppercut.
Nice cross by Warror.
Warror scores with a spinning back kick!
Warror throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Gracie.
Warror throws a body shot but no joy.
Warror works Gracie's body with a nice hook.
Gracie throws a jab when Warror was well out of range.
Gracie defending well as Warror loads up on a big left hand.
Warror misses with a hook

so Gracie counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Gracie is fighting to break Warror's control of his arms but Warror is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Warror working a defensive guard here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Paul Warror dominated that fourth round.
That's time! Gracie's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


A looping hook to the body misses from Warror. Gracie does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gracie wants to clinch up but Warror keeps it at a distance.
Warror swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Warror keeps the fight on the outside.
Gracie avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Warror misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gracie jumps guard but Warror turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Gracie's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gracie tries to pull guard but Warror holds him up against the cage and eventually Gracie drops back down to his feet.
Gracie blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Warror tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gracie is leaning against Warror and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Gracie swings wildly with an uppercut but Warror uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gracie lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Warror or not.
Gracie tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Warror smiles and moves away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ramon Gracie. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Gracie.
Gracie bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gracie seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Gracie slips a jab from Warror.
Gracie tries to counter by clinching up but Warror breaks away and moves out of range.
Gracie takes one on the chin but seems OK.

Gracie rushes Warror and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

Gracie jumps guard and drags Warror to the mat. He's obviously going to be looking for submissions off his back.
Warror stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Gracie swivels though and keeps the full guard.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gracie looking to control.
Gracie has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.

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

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Gracie had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Warror defends it easily.
Gracie not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

Warror is sitting in close to Gracie's body. Gracie has gone for a guillotine from the bottom. Oh damn, that looks pretty tight! Warror is panicking - it looks like this one could be all over! Yes, Warror is tapping! That was a very nice submission by Gracie.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 5, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Ramon Gracie!
Ramon Gracie retains his welterweight title!
In his post fight interview, Ramon Gracie started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: GAMMA#649 Defoe v Verama     
Date:   Jul 22, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Menace Defoe and Hector Verama. Defoe comes to the cage accompanied by Bodies. The crowd seem to be enjoying Verama's choice of entrance music: Swing It Away. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

188 cm
28
213 lbs
16 - 3 - 0
188 cm
28
207 lbs
15 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Menace Defoe!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hector Verama!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, James Glass and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Verama connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Donk. Defoe catches Verama right on the button with a cross.
Verama throws a body shot but no joy.
Defoe throws a looping overhand right but Verama ducks down to avoid it.
Verama is looking to land body kicks.
Verama misses with a body shot.
Verama throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Verama throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Defoe throws a sloppy body shot
and Verama counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Defoe throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Verama.
Verama is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Defoe.
Defoe takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Verama throws a quick inside leg kick.
We've been told by Defoe's head coaches at Ryōzanpaku Dojo that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Defoe throws a head kick but Verama moves out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Verama feints and then cracks Defoe's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Defoe down.
Defoe throws a big shot that misses.
Defoe thuds a left hand into Verama's body.
Verama works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verama fails in his attempt to clinch.
Verama throws a body shot but no joy.
Defoe connects with a body shot.
Hector Verama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Verama works over Defoe's head and body with a nice combination.
Verama throws a head kick that misses
and Defoe counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Defoe tries a head kick but it misses.
Nice uppercut lands for Verama. That snapped Defoe's head back.
Verama misses with a takedown
and Defoe counters with a nice body shot.
Defoe throws a series of punches but Verama moves out of range.
Verama loads up on a big right hand but Defoe slips the punch.
Defoe tried to counter with a leg kick but Verama avoided it.
Verama takes a jab right on the kisser.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Defoe fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Defoe throws an off balance right hand
and Verama counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Defoe takes one to the chin there.
Defoe takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Defoe scores with a leg kick.
Defoe misses the body punch
and Verama makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Defoe scores with a head kick.
Verama gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Verama thows a leg kick but Defoe checks it
and Defoe makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
A chopping leg kick lands by Defoe.
Verama scores with a kick to the body.
Verama connects with a single shot there.
Defoe slips a straight right by Verama.
Verama slips a jab from Defoe.
Defoe avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Defoe is looking to counter with a body kick.
Verama scores with a nice strike.
Verama loads up on a big right hand but Defoe slips the punch.
Verama has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
A solid body kick from Defoe.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Verama, right into the meat.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verama scores with a body shot.
Verama lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Defoe throws a body kick that misses.
Verama misses with an uppercut
and Defoe counters with a straight right hand.
Verama moves out of range as Defoe throws a body kick.
Defoe waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Verama.
Verama cracks Defoe with a right hand to the side of the head.
Verama throws a low kick but Defoe moves out of range easily.
Verama ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Defoe moves away.
Defoe tests Verama's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Defoe scores with a spinning back kick!
Defoe throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Defoe throws a half hearted mid kick.
Verama chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Defoe can pounce on him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verama ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Defoe moves away.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Verama scores with a jab to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Verama. Defoe does a little dance to reset his feet.
Defoe avoids a kick to the body.
Defoe keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Verama.
Verama thuds a left hand into Defoe's body.
Verama clobbers Defoe with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Verama takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Defoe misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Defoe ducks under a wild hook from Verama.
Defoe slips a straight right by Verama.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nice uppercut lands for Verama. That snapped Defoe's head back.
Verama tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Defoe throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Verama connects with a looping right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Verama cracks a nice hook into Defoe's ribs.
Defoe misses with a leg kick.
Verama checks the leg kick.
Hector Verama seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Verama misses the shot to the body.
Good leg kick by Verama there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Defoe tries a head kick but it misses.
Defoe misses the shot to the body.
Verama just misses with a punch to the body.
A good leg kick by Defoe.
Verama changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Verama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Defoe.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Defoe waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Verama.
Verama scores with a push kick.
Defoe misses with a looping right.
Defoe staying out of range there.
The fighters circling - Verama throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Defoe lands with an overhand left.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Defoe might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Defoe misses with a double jab.
Verama counters with a body kick.
Defoe moves away from the strike by Verama.
Defoe throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Defoe moves forwards but Verama connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Verama catches Defoe with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Defoe throws a head kick but Verama moves out of range.
Defoe scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Defoe takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Defoe throws a shot from downtown. Verama moves away and avoids it.
It seemed like Verama was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Defoe throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Verama.
Verama uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Defoe.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Verama changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Verama walks forward, straight into a front kick from Defoe.
Defoe takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Defoe on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Nice cross by Verama.
Defoe keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Verama.
Good work by Defoe as he checks the leg kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Defoe, right into the meat.
Verama lands with a straight right. Defoe didn't see that one coming.
Defoe gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Verama fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Defoe checks it well.
Defoe misses with a shot to the body
and Verama counters with a right hand to the body.
Verama goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Verama goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Defoe throws a wild body kick that Verama sees coming a mile off.
Defoe connects with a looping right hand.
Defoe displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Verama throws out the jab.
Defoe throws a quick counter kick to the body but Verama avoids it.
Verama with a hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verama lands a nice hook to Defoe's body. Defoe takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Defoe pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Defoe fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Verama looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Defoe throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Verama 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 Defoe has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Defoe and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A looping hook to the body misses from Verama. Defoe does a little dance to reset his feet.
Defoe keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
A jab from Verama misses.
Verama ducks under a wild hook from Defoe.
Defoe stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Verama.
Defoe ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Verama moves away.
Defoe slips under a jab from Verama.
As Verama backs away, Defoe returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Verama slips a straight right by Defoe.
Verama steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Defoe uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Verama.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verama gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Defoe throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Verama with a jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Verama lands a slapping body shot.
Defoe closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Jab, jab by Defoe - just one landing.
A good leg kick by Defoe.
Verama goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Verama bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Defoe on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Verama throws a hook but Defoe avoids it easily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Defoe looks to land a right hand but Verama moved out of range.
Verama throws out a leg kick but Defoe moves out of range and Verama only half commits.
Verama throws a poor cross that misses
and Defoe counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Verama misses with a hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Hector Verama will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Back to the action!


Defoe misses with a looping left.
Defoe keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Defoe delivers a nice body kick.
Verama throws a front kick that sends Defoe stumbling back into the cage.
Defoe lands with an overhand left.
Verama scores with a jab. Defoe acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Verama takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Nice defenses there by Verama.
Verama feints a counter leg kick.
Verama scores with a spinning back kick!
Defoe scores with a kick to the midsection.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Defoe misses with a low kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Verama. That's going to slow Defoe down.
Defoe misses with a straight left.
Defoe fakes the leg kick and cracks Verama in the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Verama is looking to land body kicks.
Defoe swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Defoe crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Verama - the referee stops the clock and Defoe gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Verama. Defoe manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Verama lands a body shot.
Verama throws a big shot that misses.
Defoe ducks under a wild hook from Verama.
Defoe keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Verama connects with a body shot.
Defoe scores with a nice head shot.
Verama has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Defoe.
Verama throws a hook but Defoe avoids it easily.
A nice combination there by Defoe.
Verama listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Verama swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Verama tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Defoe was well out of range. Poor timing from Verama.
Verama throws a body shot but no joy.
Defoe tried to counter with a leg kick but Verama avoided it.
Verama on the wrong end of a nice jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Verama stuns Defoe with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Defoe uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Verama.
Verama throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Defoe avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Defoe misses with a few strikes there.
A slow jab from Verama misses its intended target.
Defoe takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Defoe blocks a head kick by Verama.
A looping hook to the body misses from Verama. Defoe does a little dance to reset his feet.
An attempted straight right counter from Defoe misses the target.
Defoe throws a right hand that misses
and Verama counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Verama connects with a leg kick. Defoe looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Defoe tried to score with a low kick but Verama checks it.
Verama lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Defoe at a distance.
Defoe lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verama takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Defoe sizes up Verama with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Verama scores with a push kick.
Verama ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Defoe moves away.
Defoe drops his hands momentarily and Verama takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Defoe moves out of range of the leg kick from Verama.
Verama tests Defoe's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A jab lands there for Verama.
Defoe keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Verama.
Defoe turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Verama swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Defoe tries a head kick but it misses.
Defoe chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Verama can pounce on him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Defoe pulls out of a head kick attempt.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Verama misses with a head kick.
Defoe misses with a body shot.
Verama lands a body shot.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Verama.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Verama misses with a straight left.
Defoe misses with a kick to the body.
Defoe throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Verama connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Nice uppercut lands for Verama. That snapped Defoe's head back.
Defoe throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Defoe takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Verama lands a nice shot that snaps Defoe's head back.
Verama throws a chopping leg kick but Defoe manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Hector Verama really dominated that round.
That's time! Defoe's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Verama dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Defoe. That did some damage!
Defoe fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Verama looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Defoe walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Defoe tries a low kick but Verama avoids it.
Defoe throws a nice outside leg kick.
Verama checks the leg kick.
Verama goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Verama throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Verama uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Defoe.
Defoe takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verama throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A quick step to the side and Defoe tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
A bone on bone clash there as Defoe blocks the leg kick.
Defoe swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Verama slips a straight right by Defoe.
Defoe attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Defoe looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A clash of legs there as Defoe blocks the low kick.
Verama dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Defoe scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Verama looks to land a left hand but Defoe moved out of range nicely.
Defoe feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Defoe throws a head kick but Verama moves out of range.
A nice side step and Verama releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Defoe 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 Verama has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Verama and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Verama fakes the leg kick and cracks Defoe in the body.
Verama connects with a good right hand that stumbles Defoe. Defoe circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Defoe avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Verama keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Verama connects with a body shot that sends Defoe's belly button to the back.
Verama misses with a kick to the body.
Verama thuds his right hand into Defoe's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Verama misses with a low kick as Defoe jumps back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Defoe pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Verama feints the counter takedown.
Verama looks to throw the jab but Defoe is out of range.
Defoe looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Defoe looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Verama thuds his right hand into Defoe's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Verama works the jab nicely.
Verama slips a straight right by Defoe.
Defoe thumps Verama with a low kick.
Defoe avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A low kick from Defoe misses
and Verama counters with a nice uppercut.
Defoe ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
An attempted straight right counter from Defoe misses the target.
Defoe misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Verama stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Defoe misses with a shot to the body

and Verama counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Defoe misses with some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Defoe lands on the inside with an uppercut.

Verama escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Verama wants to slow Defoe down by chopping away at his legs.
Defoe bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Verama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Defoe.
Verama swings and misses with a hook to the body.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Verama.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Defoe.
Verama is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Verama just misses with a punch to the body.
A good leg kick by Verama.
Verama 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.
Verama misses with an uppercut.
Defoe misses with a kick to the body.
Defoe throws a sloppy head kick and Verama moves out of range easily.
Verama let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verama 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.
Defoe lands a slapping body shot.
The fighters circle momentarily. Verama darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
The fight stays on the outside here - Verama looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Verama uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Defoe.
Verama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Defoe.
Defoe throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
And Verama tries to counter it with a takedown but Defoe pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Verama throws a push kick but Defoe slaps the foot to one side.
It appears Defoe was looking to counter with a kick there.
Verama has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Defoe lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Verama circles away quickly and effectively.
Verama throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Defoe fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Defoe takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Defoe gets off balance looking for a body kick

and Verama counters with a nice double leg into side control. Defoe won't be happy with that.
Defoe is looking to get back to his feet here but Verama is keeping cool and he's managed to take Defoe's back.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Hector Verama dominated that fourth round.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Verama scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Verama's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Defoe bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Verama takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Defoe avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Good exchange - Defoe coming out on top.
Verama throws a body kick that misses.
Defoe thinks about countering with a body kick.
Defoe fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Verama.
Verama has a takedown stuffed.
Defoe slips under a jab from Verama.
Defoe swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Defoe doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Defoe with a jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Defoe throws a nice inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verama takes a kick to the side of the head.
Verama changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Verama scores with a decent looking hook.
Verama moves away from the strike by Defoe.
Verama misses with a hook
and Defoe cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A nice inside leg kick there by Verama. That's going to slow Defoe down.
Verama throws a lazy uppercut
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Verama throws a front kick that sends Defoe stumbling back into the cage.

Verama has closed the distance and engaged Defoe in a clinch.
Defoe stops a takedown attempt from Verama.
Defoe misses with a short punch on the inside.
Verama gets through Defoe's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Verama throws a head punch that misses.
Verama misses with a short punch on the inside.
Menace Defoe has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Defoe tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Verama is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Defoe is keeping busy.
Verama misses with some punches.
Defoe lands a left hand.
Defoe lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Verama.
A left hand lands to the body for Defoe.
Verama is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Defoe scores with a shot to the side of Verama's head.
Verama misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Verama blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Defoe stops a takedown attempt from Verama.
Menace Defoe has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Hector Verama.
Verama prevents a body shot from Defoe.
Verama scores with a shoulder strike.
Defoe swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Verama is trying to pull guard but Defoe turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Defoe makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Defoe scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Verama prevents a body shot from Defoe.
Defoe tries to work over Verama's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Defoe misses with a hook to the ribs.
Verama misses with some punches.
Defoe tries to throw a body punch but Verama avoids it by throwing Defoe back against the cage.
Defoe blocks a body shot from Verama.
Verama misses with some punches.
Verama is trying to break the clinch but Defoe has him pressed against the cage.
Verama lands with a left to the head.
Defoe tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Verama tries to work over Defoe's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Defoe tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Verama blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Defoe can't find room to land a body shot as Verama controls the action.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Defoe scores with a hook to the body. Verama takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Defoe looks for the body kick but Verama saw that one coming.
Verama stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Defoe turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Verama tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Verama has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Defoe.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A nice combination there by Defoe.

Verama is rocked!
Verama misses with a body kick.
Verama is still on wobbly legs! Can Defoe finish him?
Verama on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Defoe. Defoe obviously looking to wear him down.
Defoe is looking to chop away at Verama's legs.
Verama misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Defoe counters with a massive hook, right on the button! He's out cold! Damn, that was naaaaaasty! Hopefully he'll be OK.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:43 of round 5, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Menace Defoe!
Menace Defoe retains his light heavyweight title!
Menace Defoe seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
In defeat, Hector Verama stepped up to the mic, saying 'https://youtu.be/lEmLqH2gTd8'.
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Event: FFA 30: Del Rio vs Mills     
Date:   Jul 21, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between John Dorian and Mahalo Bittencourt. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
20
150 lbs
2 - 2 - 0
166 cm
21
145 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
Powerful takedowns
Solid boxing
Very quick
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, John Dorian!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Mahalo Bittencourt!
The judges for this bout are Joseph Jones, John Kavanagh and Dean Styles.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dorian throws a predictable looking body shot
and Bittencourt counters with a stiff right hand.
Bittencourt uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Dorian.
Bittencourt throws a looping overhand right but Dorian ducks down to avoid it.
Dorian swings widly with a right hand
and Bittencourt counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Dorian drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Dorian misses the shot to the body.
Dorian staying out of range there.
Bittencourt lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Bittencourt misses with an uppercut
and Dorian counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Bittencourt takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Bittencourt throws a jab when Dorian was well out of range.
Dorian was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Dorian misses with a lunging right hand
and Dorian takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Dorian is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Bittencourt.
Dorian's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Bittencourt connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Dorian scrambles back to his feet.

Dorian is rocked!
Dorian blocks a jab.
Dorian throws the left hand but Bittencourt avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dorian throws a right hand that misses
and Bittencourt counters with a stiff right hand.
A swing and a miss from Bittencourt.
Bittencourt connects with a looping right hand.
Bittencourt connects with a looping right hand.
Oh Dorian is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Dorian fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bittencourt manages to avoid it.
Bittencourt jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Dorian swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Dorian seems to have got his legs back now.
Bittencourt moves out of range of the strikes.
Dorian lands a really nice looking cross but Bittencourt seems unphased.
Dorian throws a big shot that misses.
Dorian takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Bittencourt is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Dorian had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Bittencourt misses with a straight right.
Dorian misses with a hook. Bittencourt ducked under it nicely.
Bittencourt throws out a counter right but Dorian avoids it with no problem.
Bittencourt jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Bittencourt waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Dorian.
Dorian is looking to counter punch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Dorian rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
letting Bittencourt counter with a right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bittencourt fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Dorian looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Dorian misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bittencourt.
Dorian fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Bittencourt defending well as Dorian loads up on a big left hand.
Bittencourt let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Bittencourt throws a jab but it's blocked by Dorian.
Bittencourt misses with a looping right.
Bittencourt throws a jab when Dorian was well out of range.
Dorian throws a hook but Bittencourt avoids it easily.
Dorian throws a lazy uppercut
and Bittencourt counters with a nice uppercut.
Bittencourt throws an overhand right that lands on Dorian's shoulder, as Dorian tries to avoid the shot.
A little feinted left hand from Dorian on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Dorian looks to land a right hand but Bittencourt moved out of range.
Dorian throws a right hand that misses
and Bittencourt counters with a straight right hand.
Bittencourt misses with a jab, cross combination.
The fighters circle momentarily. Bittencourt darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dorian uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bittencourt.
Dorian misses with a left hand
and Bittencourt counters with a stiff right hand.
Dorian avoids the body shot from Bittencourt.

Bittencourt gets in close and instigates a clinch.

Dorian pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Bittencourt lands a nice shot to the body.
A jab from Dorian misses.
Dorian keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Bittencourt.
Bittencourt defending well as Dorian loads up on a big left hand.
Bittencourt lands with a shot to the body.
Bittencourt stuns Dorian with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Bittencourt on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Bittencourt looks to land a left hand but Dorian moved out of range nicely.
Bittencourt 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.
Bittencourt avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Bittencourt throws a fast counter high kick but Dorian manages to duck under it in time.
Dorian ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bittencourt moves away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bittencourt slips under a jab from Dorian.
Bittencourt throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Bittencourt throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Dorian swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Bittencourt counters with a straight right hand.
Bittencourt misses with a body punch
and Dorian counters with a nice uppercut.
Bittencourt just misses with a punch to the body.
Dorian walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Dorian misses with a hook.
Bittencourt throws a right hand that Dorian ducks under and follows up with a left that Dorian also avoids with ease.
Dorian on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Dorian throws a poor cross that misses
and Bittencourt counters with a lovely straight right hand!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Dorian misses with a hook
and Dorian takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Dorian misses with a lunging right hand
and Dorian takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Dorian throws a right hand that misses
and Dorian takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


The fighters circling - Dorian throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bittencourt ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Dorian throws a right hand that misses

and Bittencourt counters by moving into the clinch.
Dorian wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Bittencourt has him pressed against the cage.
Dorian misses with a hook from the clinch.
A shot in the inside from Bittencourt.
Dorian jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Bittencourt walks away with a smile on his face. Dorian gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Dorian throws a hook to the side of Bittencourt's head but Bittencourt sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Bittencourt misses with a body shot.
Dorian looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bittencourt looks to throw the jab but Dorian is out of range.
Dorian uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bittencourt.
Bittencourt tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Dorian was well out of range. Poor timing from Bittencourt.
Dorian is looking to counter punch.
Dorian misses with a straight left.
Bittencourt unleashes a big counter combination but Dorian bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Bittencourt bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Dorian looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bittencourt jabbing away but nothing is landing.
It looked like Dorian wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Dorian swings for the body but Bittencourt moves out of range.
Bittencourt throws a counter combo.
Dorian throws a jab when Bittencourt was well out of range.
Bittencourt ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Dorian moves away.
Dorian throwing a counter right hand but Bittencourt manages to avoid it.
Bittencourt has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Dorian loads up on a big right hand but Bittencourt slips the punch.

Bittencourt lands a big head kick that sends Dorian tumbling to the mat! Bittencourt takes a step backwards and waves Dorian back to his feet - he wants the finish!
Mahalo Bittencourt seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Dorian looks to score with a jab to the body but Bittencourt is just out of range.

Bittencourt drops Dorian with a beautiful combination! Dorian stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Bittencourt is looking for the KO!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Dorian misses with a hook to the body
and Bittencourt counters with a big right hand! Oh Dorian is in trouble here! Bittencourt follows up with more strikes and that's it! The ref has stopped it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:42 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Mahalo Bittencourt!
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Event: Syn 535 - Parhelion     
Date:   Jul 15, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Wilder Wein and Steven Rutherford. Wein comes to the cage accompanied by Wilder Wein. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

187 cm
32
187 lbs
33 - 8 - 4
183 cm
32
184 lbs
31 - 6 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 8 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Wilder Wein!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Steven Rutherford!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, James Atkins and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rutherford takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
That kick from Wein tenderised Rutherford's leg. Rutherford is trying to keep his angry face on.
Rutherford staying out of range there.
Rutherford moves forwards but Wein connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Wein slips under a jab from Rutherford.
Rutherford throws a chopping leg kick but Wein manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Wein scores with a kick to the body.
Wein displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Rutherford throws out the jab.
Rutherford uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Wein.
Wein uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Rutherford has time to react.
Wein keeps the fight on the outside.
Rutherford misses with a head kick.
Wein misses with a looping right.
Good work by Wein as he checks the leg kick.
Rutherford throws a solid leg kick but Wein takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Rutherford.
Wein was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Rutherford tries a head kick but it misses.
Rutherford keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Rutherford takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rutherford tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wein's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Rutherford connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Wein scrambles back to his feet.
Rutherford walks into a stiff left hand from Wein.
Rutherford staying out of range there.
Rutherford swings widly with a right hand
and Wein counters with a nice low kick that buckles Rutherford's knee momentarily.
The fighters circling - Rutherford throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Wein changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Wein looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Rutherford slips under a jab from Wein.
Rutherford lands a right hook to the body.
Wein lands with a thumping leg kick.
Wein misses with an uppercut. Rutherford saw that one coming.
Rutherford wants to slow Wein down by chopping away at his legs.
Rutherford throws a front kick aimed at Wein's knee but Wein avoids it well.
Rutherford throws out a powerful jab.
A jab from Rutherford misses.
Wein tried to score with a low kick but Rutherford checks it.
Rutherford was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
That kick from Wein tenderised Rutherford's leg. Rutherford is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Rutherford looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Wein works the jab nicely.
Rutherford misses with a looping right.
Wein fires out a quick counter leg kick but Rutherford just manages to avoid it.
Rutherford checks a low kick from Wein.
Rutherford misses with a right hand
and Wein counters with a left and a right that stings Rutherford.
Wein misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rutherford.
Wein checks the leg kick nicely there.
An attempted straight right counter from Wein misses the target.
Wein dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Rutherford throws a head kick that misses.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Wein, right into the meat.
Rutherford walks into a stiff left hand from Wein.
Wein just misses with a punch to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Wein misses the target.
Wein misses with a wild body shot.
Wein throws a leg kick but Rutherford checks it.
Rutherford misses with a leg kick
and Wein counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wein thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Rutherford if he has to take too many more of those.
A left lands for Wein.
Wein is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Wein thumps Rutherford with a low kick.
Wein uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Rutherford.
Wein has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Rutherford.
Rutherford misses with a hook.
Rutherford connects with a solid leg kick.
Rutherford throws out a leg kick but Wein moves out of range and Rutherford only half commits.
Wein appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Wein throws a predictable looking body shot
and Rutherford counters with a good low kick that Wein was not able to check.
Wein thows a body kick. Rutherford tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Rutherford keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Rutherford throws a low kick, looking for Wein's leg but Wein calmly moves out of range.
Wein on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Rutherford dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A punch combination from Wein misses.
Rutherford takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Rutherford forces Wein back against the cage and clinches.
Wein misses with a hook to the ribs.
Wein misses with a hook from the clinch.

Wein escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Wein lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Rutherford at a distance.
Wein just misses with a punch to the body.
Wein scores with a jab.
Rutherford misses with a hook.
Wein throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Rutherford misses with a looping right.
Rutherford blocks a leg kick.
Rutherford flicks out a counter leg kick but Wein steps away.
Wilder Wein seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Wein misses with a hook
and Rutherford counters with a nice uppercut.
Wein keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Wein staying out of range there.
Wein with a nice cross.
Rutherford looks to land a right hand but Wein moved out of range.
Wein half committed to a counter leg kick.
Rutherford feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Wein's calf.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Rutherford throws a head kick that half lands.

It looks like Wilder Wein has been cut.
A telegraphed right hand from Wein misses the target.
Rutherford displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Wein throws out the jab.
A nice side step and Rutherford releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Wein throws a low kick, looking for Rutherford's leg but Rutherford calmly moves out of range.
Rutherford takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Rutherford lands a right hook to the body.
A low kick from Wein misses
and Rutherford counters with a straight right hand.
Rutherford throws a leg kick but Wein sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Wein lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Wein thuds his shin into the meat of Rutherford's side.
Rutherford avoids a kick to the body.
Rutherford tries to clinch
and Rutherford takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Rutherford fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Wein looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Wein cracks Rutherford with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Wein throws a push kick but Rutherford slaps the foot to one side.
A lazy body kick from Wein
and Rutherford counters with a nice uppercut.
Wein lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Wein.
Rutherford dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Rutherford lands with a shot to the body.
Wein lands a nice looking body kick.
Wein keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Wein attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Jab from Rutherford.
Rutherford swings away with a body shot that misses
and Wein counters with a nice kick to the body.
Wein cracks Rutherford with a good jab.
Rutherford throws out a powerful jab.
Rutherford throws a jab when Wein was well out of range.
Wein lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Wein gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Wilder Wein is winning the standup battle so far.
Wein lands with a straight right. Rutherford didn't see that one coming.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wein lands a front kick.
A leg kick checked by Wein.
Wein throws a hook to the side of Rutherford's head but Rutherford sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Wein lets loose with a powerful body kick. Rutherford will feel that in the morning.
Rutherford has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Wein.
Wein buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Rutherford looks to score with a jab to the body but Wein is just out of range.
Rutherford throws a low kick, looking for Wein's leg but Wein calmly moves out of range.
Wein with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Rutherford to score with a decent uppercut.
Wein misses with a hook.
Rutherford walks into a straight right hand from Wein.
Wein's corner calls for a 1-2. Wein obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Rutherford.
Rutherford throws a quick inside leg kick.
Wein moves out of range of the strikes.
Rutherford throws a lazy right hand but Wein sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

Rutherford rushes Wein and presses him up against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford working aggressively here.
A short right from Wein.
Rutherford throws a head punch that misses.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Wein creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Wein blocking some punches.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Rutherford misses with a hook to the ribs.
Wein throws a punch but it's blocked by Rutherford.
Wein tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Wein lands a shoulder strike.
Rutherford misses with the head strike.

Wein breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Wein cracks the inside of Rutherford's front leg.
Rutherford takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Wein throws a body kick that misses
letting Rutherford counter with a right hand.
Rutherford swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Wein.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Wein.
Rutherford's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Rutherford fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wein fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Wein finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Rutherford tries to work over Wein's front leg with a kick but Wein checks it.
Wein throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Wein avoids the head kick by Rutherford.
Wein throws a quick counter kick to the body but Rutherford avoids it.
Wein is looking to score with low kicks.
Wein fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Rutherford on the side of the head.
Wein throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A low kick from Wein misses
and Rutherford counters with a nice uppercut.
Wein ducks right into an uppercut from Rutherford.
Wein just misses with a punch to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Wein fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rutherford manages to avoid it.
Rutherford takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Wein works Rutherford's body with a nice hook.
A big left from Rutherford misses.
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 Wilder Wein will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Wilder Wein's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Rutherford moves in looking to clinch but Wein pushes him off.
Wein blocks a jab.
Wein blocks a head kick by Rutherford.
Wein uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Rutherford.
Wein just misses with a punch to the body.
Rutherford misses the jab.
Rutherford throws a body punch but Wein moves out of range.
Wein lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Wein throws an overhand right that lands on Rutherford's shoulder, as Rutherford tries to avoid the shot.
Rutherford drops his hands momentarily and Wein takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Wein throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Rutherford stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rutherford misses with a straight right.
Wein swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Rutherford lands with a cross.
Rutherford thuds his right hand into Wein's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Wein takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Rutherford tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rutherford throws an overhand right that lands on Wein's shoulder, as Wein tries to avoid the shot.
Rutherford wants to clinch up but Wein keeps it at a distance.
Wein scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Rutherford on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Rutherford throws a leg kick but Wein sees it coming and moves out of range.
Wein looks to land a right hand but Rutherford moved out of range.
A nice side step and Rutherford releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Rutherford has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Wein lands a nice hook to Rutherford's body. Rutherford takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Wein misses with a hook.
Rutherford connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Wein lands with a good body shot.
A big left from Rutherford misses.
Wein misses with a looping left.
Rutherford takes a kick to the side of the head.
Rutherford throws a body shot but no joy.
Wein ducks under a wild hook from Rutherford.
Wein is looking to counter punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wein lands with a hook. Rutherford tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A slapping leg kick lands for Wein.
Wein scores with a leg kick.
Rutherford paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Wein misses the shot to the body.
Wein throws a leg kick but Rutherford sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Wein looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Wein just misses with a punch to the body.
Wein throws a low kick but Rutherford moves out of range easily.
Wein takes a swing at Rutherford's ribcage but misses.
Rutherford fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Wein checks it well.
Rutherford misses with a looping left.
Wein misses with a leg kick
and Rutherford makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Wein.
Wein misses with a low kick as Rutherford jumps back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wein moves out of range of the strikes.
A bone on bone clash there as Wein blocks the leg kick.
Rutherford misses with an uppercut. Wein saw that one coming.
A slow jab from Wein misses its intended target.
Rutherford keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Rutherford lands with a good body shot.
Wein 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.
Wein throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Rutherford throws out a counter right but Wein avoids it with no problem.
Wein tries to land a leg kick but Rutherford saw it coming and moves away.
Rutherford throws a hook to the side of Wein's head but Wein sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Rutherford looks for the body kick but Wein saw that one coming.
Wein misses with an uppercut. Rutherford saw that one coming.
Some bone on bone action there as Wein checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
The fighters circling - Wein throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Rutherford throws out a counter right but Wein avoids it with no problem.
Rutherford lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Wein backs up against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wein uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Rutherford.
Wein throws the kick towards the body but Rutherford avoids it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Rutherford! But no joy.
Nice jab there from Wein.
Rutherford keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Rutherford connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Wein takes one to the side of the head.
Wein throws an overhand right that lands on Rutherford's shoulder, as Rutherford tries to avoid the shot.
Rutherford on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Wein takes a kick to the side of the head.
Rutherford throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Rutherford pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Wein throws a combination. Rutherford tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Rutherford throws a half hearted mid kick.
Crunch! Wein slams his shin into Rutherford's torso.
Rutherford checks a leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Wilder Wein did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Wilder Wein'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.


Wein misses the jab.
Rutherford looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Rutherford lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Wein lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Wein listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Rutherford misses with an uppercut.
Wein on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Rutherford checks a low kick from Wein.
Rutherford replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Wein blocks it well.
Rutherford is looking to slow Wein down with leg kicks.
Wein bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Wein swings away with a body shot that misses
and Rutherford counters with a big head kick but Wein shrugs it off.
Wein looks to throw a body kick
and Rutherford counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Rutherford throws a body kick that misses
and Wein counters with an inside leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rutherford throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Rutherford waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Wein.
Rutherford connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rutherford throws a leg kick that misses.
Wein fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rutherford manages to avoid it.
Rutherford avoids the body shot from Wein.
Wein misses the shot to the body.
Rutherford lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Rutherford lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Rutherford tries to land a leg kick but Wein saw it coming and moves away.
Rutherford throws a leg kick that misses.
Rutherford misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Wein connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Wein staying out of range there.
Rutherford ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Wein moves away.
Rutherford throws a lazy head kick
and Wein counters with an inside leg kick.
Wein dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Rutherford. That did some damage!
Wein checks a leg kick.
Wein lands a right hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Wein swings for the body but Rutherford moves out of range.
Wein scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Wein misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Rutherford counter with a right hand.
Rutherford scores with a hook to the body. Wein takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Wein scores with a nice body kick.
Wein jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Wein feints and then cracks Rutherford's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Rutherford down.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Rutherford.
Wein swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Rutherford misses with a low kick.
Wein feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Rutherford fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Wein has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Wein scores with a leg kick.
Wein scores with a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford lands a jab to Wein's midsection.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Wein - that will leave a mark!
Wein throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Rutherford misses with a hook
and Wein counters with a left to the body.
Rutherford chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Wein can pounce on him.
A looping hook to the body misses from Wein. Rutherford does a little dance to reset his feet.
Rutherford misses with a low kick.
As Rutherford backs away, Wein returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Wein swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Rutherford takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
No joy there for Rutherford, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Rutherford swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Rutherford throws a quick inside leg kick.
Wein throws a low kick but Rutherford moves out of range easily.
Rutherford was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Rutherford scoring well with a low kick there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wein throws a hook but Rutherford avoids it easily.
Rutherford throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Rutherford bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Rutherford slips under a jab from Wein.
Wein swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Rutherford counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Wein has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Wein there as he acknowledges the shot.
Wein throws a low kick but Rutherford avoids it.
Wein misses the shot to the body.
Wein lands a head shot.
Wein thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Rutherford if he has to take too many more of those.
Rutherford tries a low kick but Wein avoids it.
Rutherford pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Wein lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Rutherford at a distance.
Wein just misses with a punch to the body.
Rutherford staying out of range there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Wilder Wein will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Wilder Wein's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


A nice inside leg kick there by Rutherford. That's going to slow Wein down.
Steven Rutherford has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Wein bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Wein connects with a jab.
Rutherford on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Wein throws a body kick, spinning off balance
enabling Rutherford to counter with a crisp jab.
Nice straight punches there by Rutherford. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Rutherford.
Rutherford cracks the inside of Wein's front leg.
Wein throws out a loose jab but Rutherford uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rutherford throws a big shot that misses.
Rutherford has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Wein.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Wein, right into the meat.
Rutherford connects with an inside leg kick.
Wein swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
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!
Wein thows a leg kick but Rutherford checks it
and Rutherford counters with an inside leg kick.
Rutherford's corner calls for a 1-2. Rutherford obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rutherford drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Wein steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Rutherford.
Rutherford looks to clinch
and Wein counters with a nice uppercut.
Rutherford drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Wein throws a leg kick which misses Rutherford's front leg but catches the back leg as Rutherford tries to avoid it.

Rutherford rushes Wein and presses him up against the cage.
Wein misses with some punches.
Rutherford tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Rutherford misses with a short punch on the inside.
Rutherford tries to work over Wein's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Rutherford tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Rutherford pushes Wein back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Wein misses with a hook to the ribs.
Rutherford is working Wein over against the cage.
Rutherford misses with a punch on the inside.
Rutherford struggles to land a body shot inside as Wein controls his hands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford can't find room to land a body shot as Wein controls the action.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rutherford.
Wein doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Wein is trying to break the clinch but Rutherford has him pressed against the cage.
Wein lands an uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rutherford lands a left hand that snaps the head of Wein backwards.
Wein struggles to land a body shot inside as Rutherford controls his hands.
Steven Rutherford seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Rutherford blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Rutherford tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Wein fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short uppercut from Rutherford.
Rutherford lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Wein.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Rutherford lands a left hand.
Rutherford is working Wein over against the cage.
Rutherford prevents a body shot from Wein.
Good body shot from Rutherford.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Rutherford.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rutherford.
A shot in the inside from Rutherford.
Rutherford lands a right hand that snaps the head of Wein backwards.
Rutherford tries to throw a body punch but Wein avoids it by throwing Rutherford back against the cage.
Rutherford lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Rutherford prevents a body shot from Wein.
Rutherford blocks an uppercut.

Wein breaks the clinch.
Rutherford lands a nice looking body shot.

Rutherford gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Wein misses with a punch to the body.
Wein lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Rutherford backwards.
Wein misses with a short punch on the inside.
Rutherford lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Rutherford lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Rutherford lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Wein backwards.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Wein blocking some punches.
Wilder Wein is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford struggles to land a body shot inside as Wein controls his hands.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Wein.
Rutherford prevents Wein from breaking the clinch.
Wein misses with a body punch.
Rutherford misses with a punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rutherford.
Wein prevents a body shot from Rutherford.
Wein blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Rutherford misses with the head strike.
Rutherford doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rutherford.
Rutherford misses with the head strike.
Rutherford misses with a hook from the clinch.

Wein breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Wein scores with a sloppy right hand. Rutherford should have avoided that one.

And that's the end of the fight!
Steven Rutherford comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Wein 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 Richard Clark scores the fight 49:46
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 49:46
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 49:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Wilder Wein!

Wilder Wein retains his middleweight title!
After winning the bout, Wilder Wein 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: StrikeForce Union #68     
Date:   Jul 09, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Akio Mori and Pete Granger. Granger is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Get Ya Strut On - Lord Have Mercy. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

184 cm
22
174 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
182 cm
25
178 lbs
9 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Dangerous knees
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Urban Fighter

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
Sully's Bar & Grill



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 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Akio Mori!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Pete Granger!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Colin Fotheringham and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Granger fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mori manages to avoid it.
Granger digs a good hook to Mori's body.
Mori connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Granger lands a jab to the nose.
A lazy left from Mori finds it's target.
Mori misses with a hook. Granger ducked under it nicely.
Mori lands with a nice body punch.
Granger throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Mori on the side of the head.
Mori walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Mori looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Mori ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Granger moves away.
Granger pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Granger throws a half hearted mid kick.
Mori throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Granger misses the jab.
Mori throws the left hand but Granger avoids the punch easily.
Mori throws a big shot that misses.
Granger comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mori misses with a wild body shot.
Mori tests Granger's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Granger misses with an uppercut.
Mori is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Granger.
Granger lands with a good body shot.
Mori takes a swing at Granger's ribcage but misses.
Granger slips under a jab from Mori.
Mori swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Granger lands a nice hook to Mori's body. Mori takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Mori pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mori slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Granger lands with a nice body punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mori thows a left - swing and a miss!
Mori is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Granger.
A nice side step and Granger releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Granger throws a body punch but Mori moves out of range.
Mori swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Granger misses with the combination.
Granger tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mori was well out of range. Poor timing from Granger.
It looked like Mori wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Granger thuds his right hand into Mori's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Mori takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Granger throws a jab but it's blocked by Mori.
Granger's corner calls for a 1-2. Granger obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Mori misses the shot to the body.
Granger swinging wildly here.
Mori seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Mori looks to land a left hand but Granger moved out of range nicely.
Mori tries to clinch but Granger moves out of range.
Granger slips under a jab from Mori.
Mori is looking to clinch.
Granger throws out a loose jab but Mori uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mori tries to counter by clinching up but Granger breaks away and moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mori throws a hook to the side of Granger's head but Granger sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Mori looks to score with a jab to the body but Granger is just out of range.
Granger connects with a body shot.
Granger ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Granger avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Mori has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Mori lands with a nice body punch.
Mori throws a body punch but Granger moves out of range.
As Mori backs off Granger throws a huge counter combo but Mori manages to avoid it all.
Good shot there by Granger.
Nice defenses there by Granger.
A swing and a miss from Granger.
Granger misses with an uppercut
and Mori cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Granger uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mori.
Granger throws out a counter right but Mori avoids it with no problem.
Mori walks into a stiff left hand from Granger.
Granger swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Mori counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mori throws out a loose jab but Granger uses good head movement to avoid it.
A telegraphed right hand from Granger misses the target.
Mori misses with a hook
letting Granger counter with a right hand.
Granger pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Granger lands with a slapping head kick.
Granger keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Mori.
Granger looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A jab from Mori misses.
The fight stays on the outside here - Mori looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Mori cracks Granger with a good jab.
Mori misses the shot to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mori misses with a hook to the body
and Granger counters with a nice uppercut.
Mori throws a body shot but no joy.
Granger lands a jab-cross combination.

Mori rushes Granger and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pete Granger dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Mori punishes Granger's body with a nice straight punch.
Granger is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Mori.
Mori has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Granger lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Mori connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Granger scores with the left hand. Mori knows he should have avoided that one.
Mori misses with an uppercut.
Granger throws a big counter head kick but Mori avoids it with no problem.
Granger walks into a stiff left hand from Mori.
Jab, jab by Granger - just one landing.
Mori closes the distance looking to clinch
and Granger counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mori is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Granger.
The fighters circle momentarily. Granger darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Mori moves away from the strike by Granger.
Granger throws a nice looking combination but Mori bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Mori might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Granger misses with a wild body shot.
Mori tries to counter by clinching up but Granger breaks away and moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A jab lands there for Granger.
Mori throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Granger is looking for the big counter here.
Mori misses with an uppercut. Granger saw that one coming.
Mori connects with a single shot there.
Nice body kick from Granger.
Granger misses with a looping right.
A big right from Mori misses.
Granger throws a jab when Mori was well out of range.
Mori throws a jab when Granger was well out of range.
Granger throws a jab when Mori was well out of range.
Mori keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Granger cracks a nice hook into Mori's ribs.
Granger throws a sloppy head kick
and Mori counters with a stiff right hand.
Mori is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mori ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A big left from Granger misses.
Decent striking displayed by Granger there.
Mori dodges the punch combination from Granger.
Granger defending well as Mori loads up on a big left hand.
Granger throws a body shot but no joy.
Granger missing with a left hand there. Mori was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Granger misses with a body shot.
Granger takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Mori misses with an uppercut
and Granger makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Mori connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
A telegraphed right hand from Granger misses the target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mori slips under a jab.
Mori ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Granger moves away.
Granger takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Mori gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Mori is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Granger.
Granger has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Mori swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Granger jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.

Mori clinches up against the cage.
Granger tries to break free but Mori pushes him back against the cage.
Granger scores with a shot to the side of Mori's head.
Mori struggles to land a body shot inside as Granger controls his hands.
Mori is leaning against Granger and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Granger throws a punch but it's blocked by Mori.
Mori lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Mori misses with some punches.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Mori using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A right hook to the body lands for Mori.
Granger prevents a body shot from Mori.
Granger lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Mori has a couple of punches blocked by Granger.
Mori lands with a short shot to the head.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Mori obliges.
Mori landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Granger stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Granger managing to block the knees to the body from Mori.
Mori misses with a hook to the ribs.
Still in the clinch, Mori scores with a nice short uppercut.
Mori looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Mori leaning his opponent against the cage.
Mori tries to throw a body punch but Granger avoids it by throwing Mori back against the cage.
Mori can't find room to land a body shot as Granger controls the action.
Mori tries to throw a body punch but Granger avoids it by throwing Mori back against the cage.
Mori content to slow the pace in the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Pete Granger will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Mori ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
The fighters circling - Mori throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Mori connects with a body shot.
Mori bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Granger's head backwards.
Granger tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Mori uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Granger.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mori. Granger does a little dance to reset his feet.
Granger scores with a shot to the body.
Mori takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Mori misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Granger.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Granger ducks under a wild hook from Mori.
Granger misses with an uppercut.
Granger throws a series of punches but Mori moves out of range.
Mori looks to score with a jab to the body but Granger is just out of range.
Granger lands a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Granger takes a swing at Mori's ribcage but misses.
Granger throws a lazy uppercut
and Mori counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Mori lands a jab to Granger's midsection.
Granger throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

Mori fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Granger, pushing him back against the cage.
Granger fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Granger's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Mori misses with a punch to the body.
Mori manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Mori prevents Granger from breaking the clinch.
Mori tries to work over Granger's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Granger softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Granger tries to work over Mori's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Granger escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Mori throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Granger appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Granger lands a nice shot that snaps Mori's head back.
Granger defending well as Mori loads up on a big left hand.
Mori throws a body punch but Granger moves out of range.
Granger looks like he wants to counter punch here.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mori moves away from the strike by Granger.
Pete Granger seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Granger smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Granger lands with a good body shot.
Granger works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Granger lands a jab to the head.
Granger takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Mori misses with a hook.
Granger throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mori throws a jab but it's blocked by Granger.
Mori throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Akio Mori has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Mori avoids the body shot from Granger.
Mori lands a nice hook to Granger's body. Granger takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

Mori clinches up with Granger and pushes him back against the cage.

Granger escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Jab, jab by Granger - just one landing.
Mori ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Mori ducks under a wild hook from Granger.
Sloppy strikes from Granger. Those never looked like landing.
Mori throws out a loose jab but Granger uses good head movement to avoid it.
A slow jab from Granger misses its intended target.
Mori throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Granger fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Mori scores with a shot to the body.
Pete Granger is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mori takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Mori throws a hook but Granger blocks it.
Granger scores with a shot to the body.
Granger bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Granger scores with a hook.
Mori paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Mori throws a body punch but Granger moves out of range.
Granger throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Mori stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Mori throws a jab when Granger was well out of range.
Mori connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Granger ducks under a wild hook from Mori.
Granger scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Mori scores with a nice strike.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Pete Granger.
I've got Granger 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 Richard Clark scores the fight 29:30
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 27:30
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pete Granger!

After the fight, Pete Granger was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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FIGHT
RATING
77%

 

Event: CEC 526     
Date:   Jul 09, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Rockmeteller Todd and Bronson Steam. Todd comes to the cage accompanied by Jeeves and Wooster. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

184 cm
34
194 lbs
36 - 13 - 1
183 cm
29
198 lbs
23 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Bullet Proof System

Urban Fighter
Sully's Bar & Grill



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, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Rockmeteller Todd!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bronson Steam!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Steam turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Todd takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Steam misses with a looping left.
Todd throws the left hand but Steam avoids the punch easily.
Todd pivots, looking for a leg kick but Steam is out of range and Todd settles back down.
Steam lands with a thumping leg kick.
Todd wants to slow Steam down by chopping away at his legs.
Todd tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Steam is able to avoid easily.
Todd lands with a hook. Steam tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Steam connects with an inside leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Steam.
The fighters circling - Todd throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Todd misses with a hook.
Todd seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Steam keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Todd.
Todd lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Steam at a distance.
Todd throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Steam on the side of the head.
Todd throws out a loose jab but Steam uses good head movement to avoid it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Steam throws a good cross that connects.
Todd has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Steam.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Todd throws a right hand that Steam ducks under and follows up with a left that Steam also avoids with ease.
Todd checks a leg kick nicely.
Todd blocks the body kick.
Nice defenses there by Steam.
Steam digs a good hook to Todd's body.
Steam listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Todd throws a leg kick but Steam sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Steam avoids a kick to the body.
Steam flicks out a counter leg kick but Todd steps away.
Todd swings widly with a right hand
and Steam counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A leg kick checked by Steam.
Steam smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Todd checks a leg kick nicely.
The crowd cheers as Steam lands an impressive looking overhand right. Todd doesn't seem phased though.
Steam misses the shot to the body.
Steam checks a leg kick.
Steam waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Todd.
Todd throws a jab when Steam was well out of range.
Steam misses with a straight right.

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!
Steam tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Todd is able to avoid easily.
Steam throws a head kick but Todd moves out of range.
Todd lands a slapping body shot.
Todd lands with a straight right. Steam didn't see that one coming.
Steam moves out of range of the strikes.
Steam appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Todd walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Todd tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Steam was well out of range. Poor timing from Todd.
Todd looks for the body kick but Steam saw that one coming.
A big right from Todd misses.
Steam tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Todd loads up on a big right hand but Steam slips the punch.
Steam lands a jab to the head.
Todd pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Todd throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Steam uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Todd.
Steam ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Steam is looking to land body kicks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Steam blocks a jab.
Steam only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Todd misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Steam.
A little jabbing left from Steam on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A low kick from Steam misses
and Todd cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A slapping leg kick lands for Todd.
Todd looks for the body kick but Steam saw that one coming.
Steam looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Steam throws a chopping leg kick but Todd manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Todd misses with a low kick.
Todd stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Steam throws out a loose jab but Todd uses good head movement to avoid it.
Todd swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Steam counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Steam just misses with a punch to the body.
Jab, jab by Steam - just one landing.
Todd swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Steam.
A head kick misses from Todd.
Todd bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Steam's head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Steam lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Todd ducks under a wild hook from Steam.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Todd connects with the punch.
Steam looks for the body kick but Todd saw that one coming.
Steam fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Todd throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
An inside leg kick from Todd misses.
As Todd backs off Steam throws a huge counter combo but Todd manages to avoid it all.
Steam looks to land a body kick but Todd moved away.
Steam walks into a jab.
Steam cracks Todd with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
A big left from Todd misses.
Steam lands with a good body shot.
Todd misses with a double jab.
Todd takes a body punch but keeps moving.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Steam avoids a punch combination nicely.
Todd misses with an uppercut.
Steam scores with a hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Todd misses with an attempted mid kick.
Todd tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Steam was well out of range. Poor timing from Todd.
Steam misses with a body punch
and Steam takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Todd looks to score with a jab to the body but Steam is just out of range.
Todd fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Steam is out of range.
Steam fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Todd misses with a body kick.
Todd wants to slow Steam down by chopping away at his legs.
Steam lands with a shot to the body.
Rockmeteller Todd is winning the standup battle so far.
Todd uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Steam.
Todd works the jab nicely.
A cross from Steam lands.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The fighters circle momentarily. Steam darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Todd looks to throw the jab but Steam is out of range.
Steam misses with a straight left.
Todd comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Steam throws a lazy right hand but Todd sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steam throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Todd throws the left hand but Steam avoids the punch easily.
A big right from Steam misses.
Steam ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Steam connects with a leg kick. Todd looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Steam lands a jab to the head.
Steam uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Todd.
Steam takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Steam smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
A jab from Steam does it's job there.
Todd tries to land a body kick
and Steam counters with an inside leg kick.
Todd pivots, looking for a leg kick but Steam is out of range and Todd settles back down.
Todd throws a hook but Steam avoids it easily.
Todd dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Steam. That did some damage!
Steam feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Todd's calf.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Steam walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Todd is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Steam fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lazy left from Todd finds it's target.
Steam throws a lazy right hand but Todd sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Steam blocks a jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Todd. Steam does a little dance to reset his feet.
Todd tries to score with a low kick but Steam moves his leg out of the way.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Todd.
Steam pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A slapping leg kick lands for Todd.
Todd buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Steam throws a wild body kick that Todd sees coming a mile off.
Steam scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
A leg kick checked by Steam.
Todd throws a head kick that misses.
Steam swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Todd throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Steam lands a nice hook to Todd's body. Todd takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A jab from Steam finds it's way through Todd's defenses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Steam walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Todd checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A punch lands to the side of Steam 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Steam thows a leg kick but Todd checks it
and Todd cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Todd keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Todd throws an overhand right that lands on Steam's shoulder, as Steam tries to avoid the shot.
Todd takes a swing at Steam's ribcage but misses.
Steam shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Todd gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Steam looks to land a right hand but Todd moved out of range.
Steam connects with a single shot there.
Todd is looking to land body kicks.
Steam throws a body punch but Todd moves out of range.
Todd motions for Steam to come forward. Todd throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Steam throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Steam misses with a low kick.
Todd takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Steam connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Todd momentarily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The fighters circling - Steam throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Todd looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Steam swings for the body but Todd moves out of range.
Steam checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Steam tries a quick counter leg kick but Todd is wise to it.
Todd cracks a nice hook into Steam's ribs.
Todd throws a leg kick but Steam checks it.
Todd misses with a hook
enabling Steam to counter with a crisp jab.
Steam takes one on the button.
Steam fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Steam misses with a hook to the body
and Todd counters with a nice body kick.
A leg kick checked by Todd.
Todd misses with a hook.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Steam moves out of range of the strikes.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Steam! But no joy.
Steam dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Steam bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Todd's head backwards.
Nice straight punches there by Steam. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Steam.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Todd walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Steam throws a nice outside leg kick.
Todd misses with a looping left.
A big right from Steam misses.
Steam buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Steam misses with an attempted mid kick.
Steam lands a nice looking body shot.
Todd looks to land a right hand but Steam moved out of range.
Todd takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Todd connects with a good right hand that stumbles Steam. Steam circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Todd doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Steam lands a jab to Todd's midsection.
Todd misses with a straight right.
Steam misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Todd.
Steam takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Steam fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Todd has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Todd swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Todd looks to score with a jab to the body but Steam is just out of range.
Todd looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Todd. Steam shrugs it off though.
A chopping leg kick lands by Steam.
A chopping leg kick lands by Steam.
Steam rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Todd counters with a nice uppercut.
Todd scores with a jab. Steam acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Todd buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Steam blocks a jab.
Todd dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Steam. That did some damage!
Steam on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Todd. Todd obviously looking to wear him down.
Steam walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Todd checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Todd swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Steam misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Todd throws a body punch but Steam moves out of range.
Todd moves out of range as Steam throws a body kick.
Todd throws a leg kick but Steam sees it coming and moves out of range.
Rockmeteller Todd has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Steam looks for the body kick but Todd saw that one coming.
Todd swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Todd tried to score with a low kick but Steam checks it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Steam takes a swing at Todd's ribcage but misses.
Steam lands a nice looking kick to the body. Todd takes a step back to recover.
Steam lands an overhand right.
Todd connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Steam's hands.
Steam connects with a leg kick. Todd looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Steam misses with a low kick.
Steam cracks a nice hook into Todd's ribs.
Todd 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.
Todd stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Steam.
Steam connects with a solid leg kick.
Steam walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Todd checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Todd thows a left - swing and a miss!
Todd misses with a straight right.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Steam scores with a hook to the body. Todd takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Steam thumps Todd with a low kick.
Steam slips under a jab.
It seemed like Steam was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Steam lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Todd displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Steam throws out the jab.
Steam ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Steam was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Todd missing with a left hand there. Steam was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
An inside leg kick lands from Steam.
A big left from Todd misses.
Steam swings for the body but Todd moves out of range.
Steam fakes the leg kick and cracks Todd in the body.
Todd cracks the inside of Steam's front leg.
Todd misses with a hook. Steam ducked under it nicely.
A nice leg kick lands there from Steam.
Steam misses with a few strikes there.
Bronson Steam is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Steam shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Steam showed some decent athleticism there.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Steam wants to lay and pray for a moment but Todd keeps working.
Steam is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Steam drops an elbow to the side of Todd's head.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Steam blocks the strikes from Todd.
Todd is not content to let Steam control the position.

And that's the end of the fight!
Bronson Steam comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Steam 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 27:30
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:29
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 28:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Bronson Steam!

Bronson Steam 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
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Event: CEC 526     
Date:   Jul 09, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cornelius Carr and Karim Bashorov. Bashorov has chosen Hangar 18 as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

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194 lbs
32 - 6 - 1
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Cornelius Carr!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Karim Bashorov!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bashorov lands a right hook to the body.
Carr lands with a straight right. Bashorov didn't see that one coming.
Bashorov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Carr.
Carr misses with a straight left.
Carr scores with a crisp jab that stopped Bashorov in his tracks.
Carr moves out of range of the strikes.
Bashorov takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Bashorov throws a body punch but Carr moves out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Carr. Bashorov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bashorov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Carr.
Karim Bashorov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Carr digs a good hook to Bashorov's body.
Carr fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bashorov manages to avoid it.
Carr doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Bashorov shoots in for a double leg but Carr sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
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!
Bashorov looks to score with a jab to the body but Carr is just out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from Bashorov misses the target.
It looked like Carr was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Bashorov.
Carr throws the left hand but Bashorov avoids the punch easily.
Bashorov cracks Carr with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice straight punches there by Carr. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Carr.
Bashorov lands with a shot to the body.
Bashorov connects with a nice looking jab.
Bashorov takes a swing at Carr's ribcage but misses.
Carr misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bashorov.
Bashorov misses the shot to the body.
Carr thows a body kick. Bashorov tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Carr tries to land a front kick but Bashorov steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Decent striking displayed by Carr there.
Bashorov lands a jab.
Bashorov fails to land the takedown.
A counter left hand to the body from Carr misses its target.
Bashorov fails to land with a series of punches.
A jab lands there for Bashorov.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nice takedown defense from Carr. No joy for Bashorov on that attempt.
Cornelius Carr has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Karim Bashorov.
Bashorov misses with a wild body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov misses with a wild body shot.
Carr misses with a straight right.
Bashorov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Carr gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Bashorov.
Carr pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A slow jab from Carr misses its intended target.
Cornelius Carr is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Carr jabs Bashorov to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Carr waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Bashorov.
Carr takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Carr misses the shot to the body.
Bashorov misses with a takedown attempt
letting Carr counter with a right hand.
Bashorov lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Bashorov cracks Carr with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Carr thuds his shin into the meat of Bashorov's side.
Nice shot lands for Bashorov.
Bashorov takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Bashorov misses with a straight left.
Bashorov looks to score with a jab to the body but Carr is just out of range.
Carr just misses with a punch to the body.
Carr thows a left - swing and a miss!
Carr throws a hook but Bashorov avoids it easily.
Bashorov lands a head shot.
Carr moves out of range of the strikes.
A looping hook to the body misses from Carr. Bashorov does a little dance to reset his feet.
A swing and a miss from Carr.
Carr takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Bashorov avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Bashorov throws a hook but Carr avoids it easily.
Carr walks into a straight right hand from Bashorov.
Bashorov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Carr.
And Bashorov tries to counter it with a takedown but Carr pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Bashorov is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Carr had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Bashorov misses with a body shot
and Bashorov takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Carr throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bashorov works Carr's body with a nice hook.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bashorov takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Bashorov lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Carr scores with a nice head shot.
Bashorov ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Bashorov jabs at Carr's body.
Carr with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Bashorov to score with a decent uppercut.
A decent looking cross lands there for Bashorov.
Bashorov dives in for a single leg takedown but Carr sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Carr takes a swing at Bashorov's ribcage but misses.
Carr is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Carr is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Bashorov.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Carr misses with a body shot
enabling Bashorov to counter with a crisp jab.
Carr misses with a body shot.
Bashorov drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Carr defends it well.
Bashorov jabs Carr right on the nose. Carr blinks but takes it well.
The crowd cheers as Bashorov lands an impressive looking overhand right. Carr doesn't seem phased though.
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 Cornelius Carr 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.


Carr gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
A telegraphed right hand from Bashorov misses the target.
Bashorov misses with a takedown
enabling Carr to counter with a crisp jab.
Bashorov throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Carr counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Bashorov fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Carr avoids it really well and circles away.
Bashorov throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Carr fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bashorov manages to avoid it.
A little jabbing left from Bashorov on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Bashorov throws a body shot but no joy.
Nice shot by Bashorov.
Carr looks to throw the jab but Bashorov is out of range.
Karim Bashorov seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Carr misses with a left hand
and Bashorov cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bashorov slips a jab from Carr.
Carr avoids the body shot from Bashorov.
Carr uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Bashorov.
A quick step to the side and Carr tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Carr throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bashorov throws out a loose jab but Carr uses good head movement to avoid it.
Carr is looking to counter punch.
Carr takes one on the button.
Carr takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Carr waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Bashorov.
Bashorov misses with a takedown
and Carr counters with an outside leg kick.
Cornelius Carr has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Karim Bashorov.
Bashorov misses with an uppercut.
Carr throws a jab but it's blocked by Bashorov.
Jab from Bashorov.
A looping hook to the body misses from Carr. Bashorov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bashorov uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Bashorov swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Carr.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Carr cracks Bashorov with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Carr clobbers Bashorov with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Carr cracks Bashorov with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Carr has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Carr throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Carr thows a left - swing and a miss!
Bashorov shoots in for a takedown but Carr shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
A jab from Bashorov does it's job there.
Bashorov 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.
Carr misses with a looping left.
Carr loads up on a big right hand but Bashorov slips the punch.
Carr connects with a body shot that sends Bashorov's belly button to the back.
Bashorov misses with a double jab
and Carr finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
A jab from Bashorov misses.
Carr appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov digs a good body shot into Carr's ribs.
Bashorov with a jab.
Carr misses with a looping right.
Carr pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Carr drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Bashorov throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Carr sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Bashorov misses with a looping left.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bashorov. Carr does a little dance to reset his feet.
Carr misses with a body shot.
As Carr backs off Bashorov throws a huge counter combo but Carr manages to avoid it all.
Carr walks into a left hand.
Carr slips a jab from Bashorov.
Bashorov throws a series of punches but Carr avoids them all with ease.
Bashorov on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Carr throws a leg kick
and Bashorov counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Carr on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
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!
Carr slips a straight right by Bashorov.
Carr jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Carr walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Carr tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bashorov was well out of range. Poor timing from Carr.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Bashorov. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Carr pivots, looking for a leg kick but Bashorov is out of range and Carr settles back down.
A big right from Bashorov misses.
Carr shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Carr throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Carr slips a jab from Bashorov.
Carr went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Bashorov defending well as Carr loads up on a big left hand.
Bashorov bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Carr's head.
A head kick from Carr lands but Bashorov takes it in his stride.
Bashorov lands a jab to the nose.
Carr ducks under a wild hook from Bashorov.
Bashorov bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Bashorov lands a jab to Carr's midsection.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bashorov misses with a wild combination.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Karim Bashorov showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Bashorov keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Nice uppercut there from Carr.
Bashorov connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Bashorov cracks Carr with a right hand to the side of the head.
Carr throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A slow jab from Carr misses its intended target.
Carr takes one to the side of the head.
Bashorov jabs at Carr's body.
Carr looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Bashorov slips under a jab.
Bashorov moves away from the strike by Carr.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Carr gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Bashorov.
Bashorov has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Nice defenses there by Bashorov.

Carr gets caught napping as Bashorov dives in and scores a takedown. Carr 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!
Bashorov working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bashorov in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Bashorov is looking to work some ground and pound but Carr has wrist control.
Carr keeping full guard, as Bashorov tries to pass.
Bashorov throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Carr works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Bashorov wants to control from the top but Carr keeps moving.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
Carr wants to improve his position but instead Bashorov has moved into half guard.
Bashorov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Carr avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Bashorov.

That's two 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.
Bashorov throwing shots but Carr is blocking nicely.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Carr avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Bashorov.
Bashorov misses with a head shot. Carr uses the momentum to regain guard.
Bashorov trying to control the position from guard on top but Carr is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Bashorov is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Carr doesn't seem bothered though.
Carr takes one on the button.
Bashorov throws a lazy uppercut
and Carr counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Carr, right into the meat.
Carr looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Bashorov throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Carr's waist but Carr gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Bashorov off to one side.
Carr walks into a left hand.
Bashorov steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Carr.
Nice defenses there by Bashorov.
A punch combination from Carr misses.
Carr throws a body shot but no joy.
Carr scores with a decent looking hook.
Nice body punch from Bashorov.
Bashorov ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Carr connects with a nice looking jab.
Bashorov ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Bashorov ducks under a wild hook from Carr.
Carr throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Bashorov counter with a right hand.
Carr lands a nice shot that snaps Bashorov's head back.
Carr swings widly with a right hand
and Bashorov counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

Bashorov drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Bashorov scoring with punches to the head and body.
Bashorov advances position into side control!
The strikes coming from Bashorov are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Bashorov landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Karim Bashorov really 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.


Bashorov throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Carr stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Bashorov staying out of range there.
Carr with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Bashorov to score with a decent uppercut.
Carr drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Bashorov misses with a two punch combination.
Carr misses with a body kick.
Carr misses with a lunging right hand
and Bashorov counters with a straight right hand.
Bashorov connects with a jab.
Bashorov keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
A jab from Bashorov misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bashorov cracks Carr with a right hand to the side of the head.
Bashorov misses with a jab to the body
and Carr cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Carr throws a front kick that sends Bashorov stumbling back into the cage.
Carr misses with a looping right.
Bashorov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bashorov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Carr was well out of range. Poor timing from Bashorov.
Carr is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Bashorov slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Carr slips a jab from Bashorov.
Bashorov connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Carr lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Bashorov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Carr looks to land a right hand but Bashorov moved out of range.
Bashorov takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Carr misses with a wild combination.
Bashorov scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Carr doesn't seem bothered though.
Bashorov tests Carr's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Carr staying out of range there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Carr misses with a looping right.
Bashorov moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Carr looks to throw the jab but Bashorov is out of range.
Bashorov paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bashorov takes a swing at Carr's ribcage but misses.
Carr scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Bashorov doesn't seem bothered though.
Carr moves out of range of the strikes.
Carr lands a body shot.
Carr showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Bashorov.
Carr avoids the body shot from Bashorov.
Carr throws a right hand that misses
letting Bashorov counter with a right hand.
Bashorov swings for the body but Carr moves out of range.
Bashorov throws a hook but Carr blocks it.
Carr lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov connects with a nice looking jab.
Carr takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Bashorov on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Bashorov just misses with a punch to the body.
Carr walks into a left hand.
Carr uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bashorov.
Bashorov lands a lovely overhand right.
Carr fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Bashorov looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Carr scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Bashorov ducks under a wild hook from Carr.
Carr keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
An attempted straight right counter from Carr misses the target.
Carr takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Carr misses with a looping left.
Bashorov jabs Carr to the body, keeping him at a distance.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bashorov goes for a double leg but Carr avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Carr continues to drive forward.
A little feinted left hand from Carr on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Carr misses the shot to the body.
Bashorov wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Carr misses with a body shot.
Bashorov swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Bashorov jabs at Carr's body.
Carr slips under a jab from Bashorov.
Bashorov closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Carr changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Bashorov thuds his right hand into Carr's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Carr misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bashorov.
Bashorov misses with a straight right.
Carr doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Carr blocks a jab.
Bashorov lands a right hook to the body.
Bashorov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Carr moves away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Bashorov connects with a jab.
Bashorov takes a swing at Carr's ribcage but misses.
A shot to the liver by Bashorov. Beautiful body shot.
Bashorov throws a jab but it's blocked by Carr.
The crowd cheers as Bashorov lands an impressive looking overhand right. Carr doesn't seem phased though.
Carr cracks Bashorov with an open hand slap.
Bashorov throws a body punch but Carr moves out of range.
Bashorov swings and misses with a shot to the body
letting Carr counter with a right hand.
Bashorov lands a really nice looking cross but Carr seems unphased.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Bashorov.
Carr thuds his right hand into Bashorov's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Bashorov connects with the punch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bashorov misses with a looping right.
Nice straight punches there by Bashorov. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Bashorov.
Bashorov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Bashorov throws a nice looking combination but Carr bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Carr just misses with a punch to the body.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Bashorov! But no joy.
Carr staying out of range there.
Carr scores with a nice head shot.
Bashorov ducks under a wild hook from Carr.
Carr throws a hook to the side of Bashorov's head but Bashorov sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Bashorov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bashorov takes a swing at Carr's ribcage but misses.
Carr lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Bashorov at a distance.
Bashorov misses with a shot to the body

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

Bashorov is rocked!
Bashorov clobbers Carr with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Carr with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Bashorov to score with a decent uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bashorov throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Carr takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Cornelius Carr has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Carr throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Bashorov stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Carr throws a hook but Bashorov avoids it easily.
Bashorov misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Carr.
Carr lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Bashorov is still on wobbly legs! Can Carr finish him?
Good exchange - Bashorov coming out on top.
Bashorov seems to have recovered his senses.
Carr showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Bashorov.
Carr is looking to counter punch.
Nice cross by Bashorov.
Bashorov thows a left - swing and a miss!
Bashorov on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Bashorov misses with an uppercut.
No joy there for Bashorov, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Carr uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bashorov.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Carr scores with a nice strike.
Carr stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Carr wants it to stay on the feet.
Carr misses with a body shot.
Bashorov scores with a nice right hand.
Bashorov connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Carr's hands.
Carr throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Carr, right into the meat.
Bashorov slips under a jab from Carr.
Carr misses with an uppercut. Bashorov saw that one coming.
Bashorov checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Carr takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Carr moves forwards but Bashorov connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Bashorov slips a straight right by Carr.
Bashorov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Carr moves away.
Karim Bashorov is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bashorov ducks right into an uppercut from Carr.
Bashorov lands with a good body shot.
Carr loads up on a big right hand but Bashorov slips the punch.
Bashorov's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Bashorov duly obliges.
Bashorov shoots in and drives through. Carr sprawls well.
Bashorov throws a hook to the side of Carr's head but Carr sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Carr takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Bashorov jabbing away but nothing is landing.
The fighters circling - Carr throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bashorov connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Carr's hands.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bashorov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bashorov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Nice straight punches there by Bashorov. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Bashorov.

And that's the end of the fight!
Karim Bashorov comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Bashorov 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 46:49
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 46:49
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Karim Bashorov!

Karim Bashorov is the new light heavyweight champion!
Our winner, Karim Bashorov, 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
80%

 

Event: Aspire 50: McGee vs Gracie     
Date:   Jul 08, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Ryan O Conor and Bruno Tepes. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

180 cm
25
166 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
176 cm
24
170 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Urban Fighter



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 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ryan O Conor !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bruno Tepes!
The judges for this bout are Shirou Masuda, Yuuki Gou and Sosuke Kotani.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

O Conor moves into the clinch successfully.
Tepes misses with a punch to the body.
O Conor has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Tepes is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
A short right from Tepes on the inside.
O Conor jumps guard but Tepes turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Tepes can't find room to land a body shot as O Conor controls the action.
O Conor jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Tepes walks away with a smile on his face. O Conor gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ryan O Conor . That's going to take a lot out of him.
O Conor closes the distance looking to clinch
enabling Tepes to counter with a crisp jab.
O Conor definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
O Conor dodges the punch combination from Tepes.
O Conor displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tepes throws out the jab.
Tepes throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice straight punches there by O Conor . You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of O Conor .
Tepes throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

O Conor pushes Tepes up against the cage in a clinch.

O Conor manages to pull guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tepes wants to pass the guard but O Conor is keeping the position.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tepes wanted to stand there but O Conor had control of the position.

O Conor throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Tepes escapes and throws O Conor 's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Tepes controls the position.
O Conor manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.

O Conor looking to force a kimura from the bottom here. He's concentrating on that move too much though and Tepes pushes past his half guard into mount!
O Conor can't escape the position.
O Conor is working hard here to advance position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
O Conor manages to regain half guard. Good work.

O Conor looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
O Conor is looking for a sweep. Tepes is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

O Conor looking for submissions off his back.

O Conor is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Tepes pulls his head out easily.
O Conor wants to improve his position but Tepes is controlling well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

O Conor is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Tepes pulls his head out easily.
Tepes tries to stand and escape but O Conor is controlling the 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. Tepes connects with a nice short shot to O Conor 's temple.

Tepes moves into side control, avoiding a weak kimura attempt from O Conor .
O Conor is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
O Conor is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Tepes's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
O Conor manages to get to full guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Tepes content to stall in guard here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



O Conor clinches up with Tepes and pushes him back against the cage.
O Conor changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Tepes fights it off and pushes away nicely.
A combination from Tepes does no damage.
O Conor tries to clinch there but Tepes circles away.
Tepes connects with a body shot.
Tepes swings and misses with a shot to the body

so O Conor counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
O Conor pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tepes is keeping the position for now.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
O Conor throws a big right hand that misses.
O Conor throwing strikes from guard but Tepes blocks nicely.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
O Conor postures up and lands a big shot to Tepes's brow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
O Conor pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tepes is keeping the position for now.
O Conor pushes down on Tepes's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Tepes blocking the ground and pound attempt from O Conor .

O Conor is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Tepes doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time O Conor .
Tepes won't allow O Conor to pass to mount.
O Conor missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

O Conor is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Tepes doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time O Conor .
Tepes keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Tepes really doesn't want to stay on the ground with O Conor . If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tepes wants to control but O Conor is keeping busy and won't allow it.
O Conor is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.
O Conor tries to free his leg and advance position but Tepes is retaining full guard.
Tepes controls O Conor momentarily but O Conor frees himself.
O Conor throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Tepes works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
O Conor throwing strikes but missing.
O Conor tries to free his leg and advance position but Tepes is retaining full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
O Conor forces his way into half guard.
O Conor thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Tepes can do anything to dispel that myth.
O Conor thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Tepes is looking for a sweep. O Conor is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
O Conor thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Tepes's head.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

O Conor is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
O Conor not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
O Conor trying to mount his opponent but Tepes defends it.
O Conor seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
O Conor throwing shots but Tepes is blocking nicely.
O Conor throwing shots but Tepes is blocking nicely.

O Conor is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Tepes doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time O Conor .
O Conor missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
O Conor scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Tepes felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
O Conor throwing shots but Tepes is blocking nicely.
O Conor wants to free his trapped foot but Tepes is holding on for dear life with his legs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tepes throws out a powerful jab.

Tepes closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Tepes working aggressively here.
Tepes can't find room to land a body shot as O Conor controls the action.
Tepes lands with a short shot to the head.

O Conor jumps into guard, dragging Tepes to the mat.

O Conor is looking for a triangle but Tepes pushes his legs off easily.

O Conor looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Tepes passes into side control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
O Conor tries to improve position but can't.
Tepes takes a little break here. O Conor wants to take advantage but he is being controlled well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
O Conor is looking for a sweep.
O Conor regains half guard.
O Conor is pressing down on Tepes's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

Tepes got a little sloppy there for a moment and O Conor has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Tepes has managed to get both his arms back between O Conor 's legs - danger averted.
O Conor wants to sweep here but Tepes controlling him for the moment.
Tepes slips nicely into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tepes with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
O Conor makes his way to full guard. A much better position for O Conor .

O Conor looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Tepes won't allow O Conor to sweep him here.
Ryan O Conor overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Tepes is looking to stand up but O Conor won't let him.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tepes sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed O Conor 's guard.
O Conor is trying to get back to full guard.

O Conor looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
O Conor moves into full guard.

O Conor working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Tepes has passed into half guard!

O Conor looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tepes controlling the action here.
Tepes wants to free his trapped foot but O Conor is holding on for dear life with his legs.
O Conor is trying to get back to full guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

O Conor looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

And that's the end of the fight!
Bruno Tepes comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Tepes 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 Shirou Masuda scores the fight 28:29
Judge Yuuki Gou scores the fight 28:29
Judge Sosuke Kotani scores the fight 29:29

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Bruno Tepes!

A relieved looking Bruno Tepes thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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RATING
28%

 

Event: Aspire 50: McGee vs Gracie     
Date:   Jul 08, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Rosinante Costacurta and Kai Yamaguchi. Yamaguchi has chosen Yama Yama as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

176 cm
25
164 lbs
10 - 3 - 0
176 cm
25
167 lbs
11 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Aspire Clothing
Urban Fighter

Aspire Nutrition
Urban Fighter



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 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Rosinante Costacurta!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kai Yamaguchi!
The judges for this bout are Shirou Masuda, Taro Takaoka and Shigeki Fujiwara.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Costacurta stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Yamaguchi looks to throw a body kick
and Costacurta counters with a thumping low kick.
Costacurta scores with a sloppy right hand. Yamaguchi should have avoided that one.
Costacurta pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Yamaguchi scores with a hook.
Costacurta takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Costacurta avoids the body shot from Yamaguchi.
Costacurta fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Yamaguchi has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Yamaguchi is looking to chop away at Costacurta's legs.
Yamaguchi listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Yamaguchi closes the distance looking to clinch
and Costacurta counters with a good low kick that Yamaguchi was not able to check.
A slapping body kick lands there for Yamaguchi.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Yamaguchi avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Costacurta scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Yamaguchi checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Yamaguchi looks to land a left hand but Costacurta moved out of range nicely.
Costacurta tried to counter with a leg kick but Yamaguchi avoided it.
Yamaguchi keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Costacurta throws a series of punches but Yamaguchi avoids them all with ease.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamaguchi moves out of range of the strikes.
Yamaguchi appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Yamaguchi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Costacurta manages to avoid it.
Costacurta fires out a quick counter leg kick but Yamaguchi just manages to avoid it.
A telegraphed right hand from Yamaguchi misses the target.
Costacurta throws an overhand right that lands on Yamaguchi's shoulder, as Yamaguchi tries to avoid the shot.
The fighters circling - Yamaguchi throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Costacurta looking to land some kicks to the body here.
An inside leg kick from Costacurta misses.
Yamaguchi throws out a loose jab but Costacurta uses good head movement to avoid it.
Costacurta uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Yamaguchi tries to work over Costacurta's front leg with a kick but Costacurta checks it.
Yamaguchi misses with a hook
and Costacurta counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Costacurta misses with an uppercut
and Yamaguchi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Costacurta checks a leg kick.
A leg kick checked by Costacurta.
Yamaguchi with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Costacurta slips a straight right by Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi throws a jab but it's blocked by Costacurta.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamaguchi misses with a body shot.
Costacurta slips under a jab.
Yamaguchi's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Costacurta connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Yamaguchi scrambles back to his feet.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Costacurta throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Costacurta throws a nice inside leg kick.
Yamaguchi misses with a body shot.
As Yamaguchi backs away, Costacurta returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Yamaguchi tries to land a front kick but Costacurta steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Yamaguchi thuds a left hand into Costacurta's body.
Costacurta misses with an attempted mid kick.
A nice side step and Yamaguchi releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Costacurta goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Yamaguchi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yamaguchi with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Yamaguchi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Costacurta moves away.
Costacurta takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Yamaguchi misses with an uppercut
and Costacurta makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Yamaguchi takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Costacurta checks a low kick from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi throws a nice looking combination but Costacurta bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Costacurta moves out of range of the body kick.
Costacurta buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Costacurta tries to clinch there but Yamaguchi circles away.
Yamaguchi counters with a body kick.
Yamaguchi ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yamaguchi with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Costacurta to score with a decent uppercut.
Yamaguchi takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Costacurta steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Yamaguchi. That one must have hurt.
Costacurta avoids the body shot from Yamaguchi.
Costacurta was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Yamaguchi misses with a low kick as Costacurta jumps back.
Yamaguchi looks to land a left hand but Costacurta moved out of range nicely.
Yamaguchi misses the shot to the body.
Costacurta on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Yamaguchi throws the left hand but Costacurta avoids the punch easily.
Costacurta's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Yamaguchi connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Costacurta scrambles back to his feet.
Costacurta swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yamaguchi misses the shot to the body.
Costacurta lands a leg kick that knocks Yamaguchi off balance momentarily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Yamaguchi misses with a head kick.
Yamaguchi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Yamaguchi throws a low kick, looking for Costacurta's leg but Costacurta calmly moves out of range.
Yamaguchi throws a body punch but Costacurta moves out of range.
Yamaguchi looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Costacurta appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Yamaguchi throws a leg kick but Costacurta moved away.
Yamaguchi throws a lazy uppercut
and Costacurta counters with an outside leg kick.
Yamaguchi will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Costacurta swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Costacurta defending well as Yamaguchi loads up on a big left hand.
Costacurta looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
The fighters circling - Yamaguchi throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Costacurta scores with a kick to the body.

Costacurta moves into the clinch.
Costacurta blocking some punches.
Yamaguchi tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Costacurta's elbow.
Costacurta tries to throw a body punch but Yamaguchi avoids it by throwing Costacurta back against the cage.
Yamaguchi doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kai Yamaguchi 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.


Costacurta lands with a nice body kick.
Costacurta looks for the body kick but Yamaguchi saw that one coming.
Costacurta ducks under a wild hook from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Costacurta lands with a thumping leg kick.
Costacurta lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Costacurta.
Kai Yamaguchi seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Good shot there by Costacurta.
Yamaguchi lands a nice shot to the body.
Yamaguchi takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Yamaguchi throws a hook to the side of Costacurta's head but Costacurta sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Yamaguchi takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Costacurta throws a body punch but Yamaguchi moves out of range.
Costacurta throws a shot from downtown. Yamaguchi moves away and avoids it.
Costacurta lands a nice hook to Yamaguchi's body. Yamaguchi takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Costacurta moves into range and clinches up with Yamaguchi.
Costacurta lands a right hand that snaps the head of Yamaguchi backwards.
Yamaguchi misses with a hook to the ribs.
Yamaguchi's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamaguchi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Yamaguchi swings wildly with an uppercut but Costacurta uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yamaguchi tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Costacurta blocks a body shot from Yamaguchi.
Costacurta lands a left hand that snaps the head of Yamaguchi backwards.
Yamaguchi working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Costacurta lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Yamaguchi backwards.
Costacurta misses with a body punch.
Costacurta misses with the head strike.
Yamaguchi doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Costacurta tries to throw a body punch but Yamaguchi avoids it by throwing Costacurta back against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Yamaguchi fails to land.
Yamaguchi swings wildly with an uppercut but Costacurta uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short left from Costacurta.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Yamaguchi.
Costacurta tries to throw a body punch but Yamaguchi avoids it by throwing Costacurta back against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A hook to the body from Yamaguchi.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Yamaguchi lands a hook that snaps the head of Costacurta backwards.
Yamaguchi struggles to land a body shot inside as Costacurta controls his hands.
Yamaguchi lands a right hand that snaps the head of Costacurta backwards.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yamaguchi tries to work over Costacurta's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Yamaguchi tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Costacurta's elbow.
Yamaguchi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A right hand to the body from Costacurta.
Yamaguchi prevents a body shot from Costacurta.
Costacurta misses with the head strike.
Costacurta softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Yamaguchi misses with some punches.
Yamaguchi lands with a left to the head.
Yamaguchi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Yamaguchi misses with a hook to the ribs.
Costacurta blocks a body shot from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi is leaning against Costacurta and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A nice right hand lands inside from Yamaguchi.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamaguchi tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Yamaguchi takes a shot to the head.
Rosinante Costacurta has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Yamaguchi misses with a punch on the inside.
Yamaguchi tries a body shot but Costacurta blocks it.
Costacurta tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short body shot lands from Yamaguchi as the two fighters clinch.
Costacurta blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Costacurta prevents a body shot from Yamaguchi.
A head punch on the inside from Yamaguchi fails to land.
Yamaguchi scores with a shoulder strike.
Yamaguchi can't find room to land a body shot as Costacurta controls the action.
Yamaguchi lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Yamaguchi gets through Costacurta's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Good body shot from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch on the inside from Costacurta fails to land.
Costacurta blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Costacurta misses with a hook from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Costacurta.
Costacurta working aggressively here.
Yamaguchi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Yamaguchi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Costacurta blocks an uppercut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Yamaguchi takes a shot to the head.
Costacurta lands an uppercut.
Yamaguchi lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Costacurta backwards.
Yamaguchi misses with a body punch.
Costacurta takes an elbow to the forehead.
Costacurta lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Yamaguchi backwards.
Costacurta swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Costacurta misses with a short punch on the inside.
Yamaguchi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Yamaguchi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Yamaguchi gets through Costacurta's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Costacurta scores with a nice hook to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yamaguchi just misses with a punch to the body.
Costacurta slips under a jab from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Costacurta.
Costacurta steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Yamaguchi.
Costacurta feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Yamaguchi throws a body punch but Costacurta moves out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Costacurta on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Costacurta takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Yamaguchi connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Yamaguchi throws a looping overhand right but Costacurta ducks down to avoid it.
Yamaguchi misses with a straight left.
Yamaguchi keeps the fight on the outside.
Costacurta fails in his attempt to clinch.
Yamaguchi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yamaguchi walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Costacurta checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Yamaguchi tries to land a front kick but Costacurta steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Costacurta takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Costacurta swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yamaguchi misses with a hook
and Costacurta counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Yamaguchi thinking.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamaguchi throws a wild body kick that Costacurta sees coming a mile off.
Yamaguchi misses with a right hand
and Costacurta counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Yamaguchi fails to land with a series of punches.
Costacurta slips under a jab.
Costacurta cracks Yamaguchi with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Costacurta keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Costacurta bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

Costacurta moves into the clinch.
Yamaguchi tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Costacurta's elbow.
Costacurta swings wildly with an uppercut but Yamaguchi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Costacurta working aggressively here.
Costacurta lands with a right to the head.
Costacurta working aggressively here.
Yamaguchi lands with a short shot to the head.
Yamaguchi tries to work over Costacurta's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Costacurta gets through Yamaguchi's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Yamaguchi swings wildly with an uppercut but Costacurta uses good head movement to avoid it.

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!
Costacurta takes a shot to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yamaguchi.
Costacurta softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Yamaguchi blocks an uppercut.
Costacurta lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Costacurta can't find room to land a body shot as Yamaguchi controls the action.
Costacurta lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Yamaguchi tries a body shot but Costacurta blocks it.
Costacurta blocks a body shot from Yamaguchi.
A left hand lands to the body for Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi lands a shoulder strike.
Costacurta tries to throw a body punch but Yamaguchi avoids it by throwing Costacurta back against the cage.
Costacurta misses with a body punch.
Yamaguchi tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Costacurta's elbow.
Costacurta lands a hook to the side of the head.
Yamaguchi working aggressively here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Costacurta blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Yamaguchi tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Yamaguchi lands a nice shot to the body.
Yamaguchi misses with a punch to the body.
Costacurta misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Yamaguchi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Costacurta lands an uppercut.
Costacurta prevents a body shot from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi can't find room to land a body shot as Costacurta controls the action.
Yamaguchi scores with a shoulder strike.
Yamaguchi can't find room to land a body shot as Costacurta controls the action.
Costacurta blocking some punches.
Yamaguchi struggles to land a body shot inside as Costacurta controls his hands.
Yamaguchi lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Costacurta backwards.
Costacurta blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Yamaguchi breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Yamaguchi bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
A low kick from Costacurta misses
and Yamaguchi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Costacurta thows a leg kick but Yamaguchi checks it
and Yamaguchi counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Costacurta throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yamaguchi lands a lovely overhand right.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A decent looking cross lands there for Costacurta.
Yamaguchi throws a body punch but Costacurta moves out of range.
Costacurta takes a kick to the side of the head.
Costacurta scores with a jab.
Costacurta displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Yamaguchi throws out the jab.
Yamaguchi has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Costacurta.
Costacurta throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yamaguchi throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Costacurta counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Costacurta throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Costacurta.
A bone on bone clash there as Costacurta blocks the leg kick.
Yamaguchi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Yamaguchi misses with a hook to the body
and Costacurta counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Kai Yamaguchi.
Well Yamaguchi 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 Shirou Masuda scores the fight 28:29
Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight 28:29
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kai Yamaguchi!

An out of breath Kai Yamaguchi 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#645 Hasai vs Hanolla     
Date:   Jul 08, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Yoshihiro Asai and Jutta Hanolla. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
25
192 lbs
12 - 3 - 0
190 cm
31
194 lbs
21 - 5 - 2
Good wrestling
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 middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Yoshihiro Asai !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jutta Hanolla!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, James Ackerman and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Asai misses with a few strikes there.
Asai misses with a kick to the body.
Jab, jab by Asai - just one landing.
Hanolla lands with a good body shot.
Asai throws a right hand that Hanolla ducks under and follows up with a left that Hanolla also avoids with ease.
Asai looks to land a combination but Hanolla avoids it well.
A solid leg kick lands there for Hanolla.
Hanolla throws out a powerful jab.

It looks like Yoshihiro Asai has been cut.
Hanolla keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Asai lets loose with a powerful body kick. Hanolla will feel that in the morning.
Hanolla cracks a nice hook into Asai 's ribs.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Good leg kick by Hanolla there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Asai ducks under a wild hook from Hanolla.
Asai was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Hanolla misses with a body kick.
Asai takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Asai fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Hanolla looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Asai bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Asai lands a glancing blow to the side of Hanolla's head.
Asai 's jab looks to have found its range, popping Hanolla under the eye.
Asai lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
A slow jab from Asai misses its intended target.
Hanolla slips under a jab from Asai .
Asai has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Hanolla.
Asai throws a jab but it's blocked by Hanolla.
Asai misses with an uppercut. Hanolla saw that one coming.
Hanolla moves out of range of the body kick from Asai .
Hanolla swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Hanolla misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Asai .
Hanolla pulls out of a head kick attempt.
As Hanolla looks to move away, Asai throws a big counter combo but Hanolla just gets out of the way.
Nice body kick from Asai .
Hanolla moves out of range as Asai strikes.
Asai lands a right hook to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Hanolla misses with a low kick as Asai jumps back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Asai throws a big shot that misses.
Hanolla looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Hanolla cracks Asai with a right hand to the side of the head.
Hanolla needs to keep his hands up - Asai had a free shot at his head there.
Hanolla avoids the head kick by Asai .
Hanolla uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Asai .
Hanolla ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Asai ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Hanolla moves away.
Asai lands a high kick!

It looks like Jutta Hanolla has been cut.
Hanolla lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Hanolla tests Asai 's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Asai throws a low kick but it's checked well by Hanolla.
Asai swings widly with a right hand
and Hanolla counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Hanolla misses with an uppercut
and Asai finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Hanolla avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Some wild striking there from Hanolla.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hanolla moves forwards but Asai connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Asai lands with a hook. Hanolla tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Hanolla avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Asai is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Hanolla.
Asai is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Hanolla.
Hanolla only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Hanolla connects with a body shot.
Hanolla fakes the leg kick and cracks Asai in the body.
Asai misses with an uppercut.
Asai misses with a two punch combination.
Hanolla throws a right and a left that Asai avoids nicely.
Asai swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A chopping leg kick lands by Asai .
Hanolla punishes Asai 's body with a nice straight punch.
Hanolla uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Asai .
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Asai misses with a jab, cross combination.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Hanolla.
Hanolla throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Asai throwing a counter right hand but Hanolla manages to avoid it.
Asai swings for the body but Hanolla moves out of range.
Asai misses the shot to the body.
Asai 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.
Asai throws a body shot but no joy.
Hanolla lands a jab to the head.
Hanolla ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Asai bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Asai connects with an inside leg kick.
Hanolla throws a head kick but Asai moves out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Asai throws a looping overhand right but Hanolla ducks down to avoid it.
Hanolla throws a low kick but it's checked well by Asai .
Hanolla is looking to slow Asai down with leg kicks.
Asai misses with a head kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Asai throws a lazy uppercut
and Hanolla counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Asai throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Hanolla lands a head kick. Asai smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Asai takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Asai throws a body shot but no joy.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Hanolla! But no joy.
Asai avoids the body shot from Hanolla.
Hanolla scores with a leg kick.
Hanolla lands with a shot to the body.
Asai takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Hanolla lands a jab to Asai 's midsection.
A head kick misses from Hanolla.
Hanolla avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Asai will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Hanolla follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Asai misses with a jab to the body
and Hanolla counters with a body kick that stops Asai in his tracks momentarily.
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!
Hanolla feints and then cracks Asai 's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Asai down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hanolla lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
A head kick misses from Asai .
Asai lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Asai throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Hanolla counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
A jab from Asai misses.
Both fighters circling a little - Hanolla finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Hanolla looks for a takedown but Asai sprawls well.
Hanolla throws a sloppy head kick and Asai moves out of range easily.
A head kick misses from Hanolla.
Hanolla bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Hanolla wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Hanolla throws a one two combo.
Hanolla pulls out of a head kick attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Asai blocks a head kick by Hanolla.
Hanolla will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Hanolla.
Hanolla throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Hanolla keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Asai .
Asai throws a left and a right that both miss
enabling Hanolla to counter with a crisp jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Asai . Hanolla does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hanolla misses with a low kick.
Jutta Hanolla seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Hanolla jabs Asai right on the nose. Asai blinks but takes it well.
A nice leg kick lands there from Hanolla.
Asai swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Asai missing with a left hand there. Hanolla was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Asai throws out a leg kick but Hanolla moves out of range and Asai only half commits.
Hanolla misses with a body shot.
Asai throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Hanolla sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Asai misses with a series of wild punches.
Asai throws a push kick but Hanolla slaps the foot to one side.
Asai keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Hanolla throws a combination. Asai tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Hanolla throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Asai throws an overhand right that lands on Hanolla's shoulder, as Hanolla tries to avoid the shot.
Hanolla thuds a left hand into Asai 's body.
Asai cracks a nice hook into Hanolla's ribs.
Asai misses with a head kick.
Hanolla steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Hanolla throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Asai 's head.
Hanolla takes a head kick and shrugs it off.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Asai , as that shot connected.
Asai looks to land a left hand but Hanolla moved out of range nicely.
Asai takes a swing at Hanolla's ribcage but misses.
Hanolla connects with a body shot that sends Asai 's belly button to the back.
Hanolla loads up on a big right hand but Asai slips the punch.
Asai is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Hanolla scores with a jab to the head.
Asai is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Asai throws out a loose jab but Hanolla uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hanolla swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Asai loads up on a big right hand but Hanolla slips the punch.
Asai takes a swing at Hanolla's ribcage but misses.
Hanolla thinks about the counter body kick.
Asai scores with a one two! Hanolla had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Hanolla turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Asai jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hanolla shapes to counter with a head kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Asai thows a leg kick but Hanolla checks it
and Hanolla counters with a nice body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jutta Hanolla showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Hanolla throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Hanolla connects with a good right hand that stumbles Asai . Asai circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Asai jabs Hanolla right on the nose. Hanolla blinks but takes it well.
Hanolla blocks a head kick by Asai .
Asai misses with an uppercut.
And Hanolla responds with a good body kick, but Asai manages to step out the way in time.
Asai misses with a looping left.
Asai takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Asai takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Hanolla has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Hanolla lands a head kick. Asai smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Asai takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Asai walks into a jab.
Asai will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Hanolla catches Asai with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Hanolla moves away from the strike by Asai .
Asai tries to work over Hanolla's front leg with a kick but Hanolla checks it.
Hanolla was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Nice body kick there by Hanolla.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hanolla scoring well with a low kick there.
Hanolla works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

Asai is rocked!
Hanolla lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Oh Asai is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Hanolla throws a sloppy head kick and Asai moves out of range easily.
Asai seems to have got his legs back now.
Asai seems to be squinting his left eye. Perhaps he got a poke in that previous exchange. Hanolla shows no mercy and swarms him with a barage of strikes! Asai is backing up but Hanolla catches him with a final right hook that drops him! Asai covers up and the referee steps in to end the fight! Hanolla Jumps to his feet and flashes his guns to the crowd. Oh yeah, baby! How'd you like them apples?!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:22 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jutta Hanolla!
A relieved looking Jutta Hanolla thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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FIGHT
RATING
86%

 

Event: Ascension 0708     
Date:   Jul 08, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jeff Gower and Edward Kenway. Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the prize buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!

165 cm
28
156 lbs
16 - 2 - 1
175 cm
30
154 lbs
15 - 4 - 2
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jeff Gower!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Edward Kenway!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Franklyn Lucas and Russell Pearce.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gower misses with a wild body shot.
Kenway feints a counter leg kick.
Gower tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kenway was well out of range. Poor timing from Gower.
Kenway thinks about the counter body kick.
Gower connects with a looping right hand.
Gower throws a poor cross that misses
and Kenway counters with a nice uppercut.
Gower takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Gower bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Gower takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kenway looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Gower connects with a right hand. Kenway shakes it off.
Kenway fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Gower is out of range.
Gower misses with a body shot.
Gower takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Gower throws a chopping leg kick but Kenway manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Kenway throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gower checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Kenway scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gower keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A jab from Gower misses.
Kenway swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Jeff Gower seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kenway misses with a lunging right hand
and Gower counters with a right hand to the body.
Kenway throws a chopping leg kick but Gower manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Gower misses with an uppercut. Kenway saw that one coming.
Gower slips under a jab from Kenway.
Gower swings away with a body shot that misses
and Kenway counters with a nice low kick that buckles Gower's knee momentarily.
Kenway throws a push kick but Gower slaps the foot to one side.
Gower throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kenway sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gower missing with a left hand there. Kenway was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Gower throws a leg kick
and Kenway counters with a thumping low kick.
Gower shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Gower stuns Kenway with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Gower throws an overhand right that lands on Kenway's shoulder, as Kenway tries to avoid the shot.
Gower scores with a one two! Kenway had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Gower moves out of range as Kenway strikes.
Kenway lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Kenway tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gower was well out of range. Poor timing from Kenway.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A jab from Kenway misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gower thuds a left hand into Kenway's body.
Gower misses with an uppercut. Kenway saw that one coming.
Gower misses with a hook. Kenway ducked under it nicely.
Kenway delivers a nice body kick.
Kenway tests Gower's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Gower throws out a loose jab but Kenway uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kenway lands a nice hook to Gower's body. Gower takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Gower misses with a hook
and Kenway counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gower takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Gower fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Kenway on the side of the head.
Kenway lands a really nice looking cross but Gower seems unphased.
Gower throws a low kick, looking for Kenway's leg but Kenway calmly moves out of range.
Kenway fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Gower.
Kenway keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kenway tries a head kick but it misses.
Gower throws a body punch but Kenway moves out of range.
A countering left hand to the body from Kenway misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gower throws an off balance right hand
enabling Kenway to counter with a crisp jab.
Nice cross by Kenway.
Kenway throws a jab but it's blocked by Gower.
Gower connects with a crisp jab.
Kenway is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gower.
Gower pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
No joy there for Gower, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Kenway moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kenway has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Kenway 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 Gower has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Gower and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Kenway misses with a lunging right hand
letting Gower counter with a right hand.
Kenway cracks the inside of Gower's front leg.
Kenway waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gower.
Kenway is looking to chop away at Gower's legs.
Gower throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kenway's corner calls for a 1-2. Kenway 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!
Kenway throws a sloppy head kick and Gower moves out of range easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kenway connects with an inside leg kick.
Kenway throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Kenway fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Kenway.
Kenway looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Kenway pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kenway bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Gower connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Kenway's hands.
Kenway moves out of range of the body kick.
Kenway tries to land a front kick but Gower steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
We've been told by Gower's head coaches at Ryōzanpaku Dojo that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Kenway tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Kenway scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Gower is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kenway waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gower.
Kenway throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Gower throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kenway stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Gower misses with a body shot
and Kenway counters with a leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Edward Kenway 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.


Gower lands with a shot to the body.
Gower slips under a jab from Kenway.
Kenway ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gower misses with a wild body shot.
Gower misses with a wild body shot.
Edward Kenway seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kenway buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
A slow jab from Gower misses its intended target.
Kenway appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Kenway uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gower.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Gower might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Kenway moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kenway scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
A head kick misses from Kenway.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gower throws a body shot but no joy.
Gower ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kenway moves away.
Kenway slips a straight right by Gower.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kenway.
Kenway avoids the body shot from Gower.
Kenway keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Gower throws a lazy right hand but Kenway sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kenway throws a looping overhand right but Gower ducks down to avoid it.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Gower!
Kenway is looking to chop away at Gower's legs.
Gower throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kenway sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A telegraphed right hand from Kenway misses the target.
Gower misses with a body punch
and Kenway counters with a thumping low kick.
Kenway throws a leg kick
and Gower counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gower misses with a body shot.
Gower just misses with a punch to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Gower checks a leg kick.
Kenway misses with a low kick.
Kenway throws the left hand but Gower avoids the punch easily.
Nice defenses there by Kenway.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gower ducks under a wild hook from Kenway.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kenway takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Gower throws the left hand but Kenway avoids the punch easily.
Gower lands an overhand right.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Gower - that will leave a mark!
Kenway lands a leg kick that knocks Gower off balance momentarily.
Gower avoids the head kick by Kenway.
A quick step to the side and Gower tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gower feints and then cracks Kenway's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kenway down.
Some wild striking there from Gower.
Kenway attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Gower throws a shot from downtown. Kenway moves away and avoids it.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Kenway.
Kenway lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kenway misses with a body kick.
Gower slips a jab from Kenway.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kenway ducks under a wild hook from Gower.
Gower looks to score with a jab to the body but Kenway is just out of range.
Kenway wants to land a leg kick but Gower is out of range.
The fighters circling - Gower throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kenway throws a shot from downtown. Gower moves away and avoids it.
Gower throws an overhand right that lands on Kenway's shoulder, as Kenway tries to avoid the shot.
Gower misses with a hook.
Gower lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kenway's sensitive parts.
Gower misses with a body kick.
Gower falls off balance throwing a combination
and Kenway counters with a nice low kick that buckles Gower's knee momentarily.
Kenway is looking to chop away at Gower's legs.
Gower thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kenway connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Kenway misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gower.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Gower throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A punch combination from Kenway misses.
Gower looks to score with a jab to the body but Kenway is just out of range.
Gower throws a hook but Kenway avoids it easily.
Gower throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kenway throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kenway swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A good leg kick by Kenway.
Gower checks a leg kick nicely.
Gower is looking to counter punch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gower throws a lazy uppercut
and Kenway counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gower ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kenway moves away.
Gower fails to land with a series of punches.
Kenway keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A shot to the body from Kenway misses
and Gower counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Gower 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.
Gower avoids a kick to the body.
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 Jeff Gower will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Kenway throws a shot from downtown. Gower moves away and avoids it.
It looked like Gower was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Kenway goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Gower throwing a counter right hand but Kenway manages to avoid it.
Kenway scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Gower throws a lazy body kick
and Gower takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kenway misses with a straight left.
Kenway shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Gower misses with a body shot.
Kenway staying out of range there.
Gower throws a body punch but Kenway moves out of range.
Gower misses with an uppercut
and Kenway connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kenway drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gower tries to bum rush Kenway with a series of wild strikes but Kenway uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Gower moves into range and connects with a jab.
Kenway takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kenway throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kenway scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Gower doesn't seem bothered though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower misses with a hook.
Kenway looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kenway throws a hook to the side of Gower's head but Gower sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kenway checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Kenway throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gower sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gower looks to score with a jab to the body but Kenway is just out of range.
Both fighters circling a little - Kenway finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Gower takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Gower will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Gower moves out of range of the body kick.
Kenway keeps Gower at a distance using the push kick.
Gower digs a good hook to Kenway's body.
Kenway avoids a kick to the body.
Kenway jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kenway displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gower throws out the jab.
Kenway flicks out a counter leg kick but Gower steps away.
Gower misses with a hook. Kenway ducked under it nicely.
Gower throws a front kick aimed at Kenway's knee but Kenway avoids it well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kenway chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Gower fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Gower throws a nice inside leg kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gower lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Gower slips under a jab from Kenway.
Kenway throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Gower throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kenway throws a chopping leg kick but Gower manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Kenway misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kenway blocks a leg kick.
Gower misses with a jab, cross combination.
Kenway misses with a jab to the body
and Gower counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gower throws a one two combo.
Gower throws a jab but it's blocked by Kenway.
Gower missing with a left hand there. Kenway was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kenway only half commits to the counter leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gower throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kenway.
Kenway moves out of range of the strikes.
Kenway connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Gower stuns Kenway with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Kenway dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Gower. That did some damage!
Gower keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gower lands with a cross.
A clash of legs there as Kenway blocks the low kick.
A jab from Kenway finds it's way through Gower's defenses.
Gower misses with a straight right.
Gower blocks the body kick.
Gower on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kenway. Kenway obviously looking to wear him down.
Kenway blocks a jab.
Kenway takes one on the chin but seems OK.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gower looks to land a right hand but Kenway moved out of range.
Kenway misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gower.
Gower swings for the body but Kenway moves out of range.
Gower moves out of range of the leg kick from Kenway.
Kenway fakes the leg kick and cracks Gower in the body.
Kenway misses with a left hand
and Gower counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kenway bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gower throws a series of punches but Kenway moves out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gower. Kenway does a little dance to reset his feet.
A slow jab from Gower misses its intended target.
Kenway scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Gower doesn't seem bothered though.
Gower ducks under a wild hook from Kenway.
Gower throwing a counter right hand but Kenway manages to avoid it.
Kenway throws a right hand that misses
and Gower connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kenway tries to score with a low kick but Gower moves his leg out of the way.
Gower misses with a looping right.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jeff Gower clearly takes 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.


Gower scores with a decent looking hook.
Sloppy strikes from Gower. Those never looked like landing.
Kenway appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Gower misses with a hook.
Kenway lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kenway misses with a straight right.
It looked like Gower wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Gower swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gower tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Some bone on bone action there as Gower checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Kenway explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Kenway loads up on a big right hand but Gower slips the punch.
Kenway tries to score with a low kick but Gower moves his leg out of the way.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gower swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gower cracks a nice hook into Kenway's ribs.
Gower throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Kenway counters with a low kick, right behind Gower 's knee.
Kenway has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Gower finds it's way round the side to connect with Kenway's head.
Gower bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A bone on bone clash there as Gower blocks the leg kick.
Kenway throws a hook but Gower avoids it easily.
Gower is looking to counter punch.
A lazy left from Kenway finds it's target.
Gower pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Gower throws the kick towards the body but Kenway avoids it.
That kick from Kenway tenderised Gower's leg. Gower is trying to keep his angry face on.
Gower misses with a body shot.
Kenway misses with a hook.
Gower defending well as Kenway loads up on a big left hand.
Gower looks to score with a jab to the body but Kenway is just out of range.
Gower moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Kenway lands a nice looking kick to the body. Gower takes a step back to recover.
Kenway ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kenway throws a hook but Gower avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kenway displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gower throws out the jab.
A left lands for Kenway.
Gower works over Kenway's head and body with a nice combination.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kenway fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Gower ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kenway misses with a lunging right hand
and Gower counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A thudding body kick lands there by Kenway!
Kenway throws a sloppy head kick and Gower moves out of range easily.
Kenway tries a low kick but Gower avoids it.
Gower throws a predictable looking body shot
and Kenway counters with a slapping leg kick.
Gower misses with a left hand
and Kenway counters with a nice uppercut.
Kenway slips a jab and a cross from Gower.
Gower avoids the body shot from Kenway.
Gower looks to land a right hand but Kenway moved out of range.
Gower lands a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kenway misses with a kick to the body.
Gower throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Kenway.
Sloppy strikes from Gower. Those never looked like landing.
Kenway pushes Gower away with a front kick.
Nice cross by Gower.
Kenway lands with a nice body kick.
Gower looking to land some kicks to the body here.
An inside leg kick from Kenway misses.
Gower stuns Kenway with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Kenway tries a head kick but it misses.
Kenway tries to land a leg kick but Gower saw it coming and moves away.
Gower throws a sloppy body shot
and Kenway makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Kenway tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A leg kick checked by Gower.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gower lands a slapping body shot.
Kenway throws a leg kick
and Gower counters with a stiff right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gower misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Kenway counters with a body kick that stops Gower in his tracks momentarily.
Gower scores with a decent looking hook.
Gower avoids the body shot from Kenway.
Kenway uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gower.
A big right from Gower misses.
Kenway looks to land a right hand but Gower moved out of range.
Gower uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kenway.
A left lands for Kenway.
Gower throws a lazy right hand but Kenway sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kenway connects with a body shot.
Kenway connects with an inside leg kick.
Kenway misses with a body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Edward Kenway will probably get the nod - 10:9.
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!


Kenway takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kenway lands a nice leg kick that just misses Gower's sensitive parts.
Gower checks a leg kick.
Gower smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Kenway moves out of range as Gower strikes.
Gower takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Kenway takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Kenway avoids the body shot from Gower.
Kenway appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Gower chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kenway can pounce on him.
Kenway misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gower walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Gower throws a shot to the body.
Gower throws a body shot but no joy.
Kenway looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Gower waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kenway.
Gower misses with a wild combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower connects with a right hand. Kenway shakes it off.
Kenway is looking to slow Gower down with leg kicks.
Gower throws a lazy right hand but Kenway sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kenway throws a hook but Gower blocks it.
A shot to the liver by Gower. Beautiful body shot.
Gower throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Gower throws a half hearted mid kick.
Gower lands with a nice combination. Kenway backs away looking to recover.
Gower ducks under a wild hook from Kenway.
An inside leg kick lands from Gower.
Gower throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Kenway looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Gower misses with a shot to the body
and Kenway connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kenway misses with a hook.
Gower's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kenway connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Gower scrambles back to his feet.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gower swinging wildly here.
Kenway lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Gower ducks under a wild hook from Kenway.
Kenway has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Kenway takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Kenway misses with a straight left.
Kenway on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Kenway misses with a low kick.
Gower takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
A low kick from Gower misses
and Kenway connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Gower throws an overhand right that lands on Kenway's shoulder, as Kenway tries to avoid the shot.
Gower avoids a kick to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kenway defending well as Gower loads up on a big left hand.
Kenway looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Sloppy strikes from Gower. Those never looked like landing.
Gower misses with a wild body shot.
Gower throws a head kick but Kenway moves out of range.
Kenway uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gower.
Gower misses with an uppercut
and Kenway counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Kenway looks to land a body kick but Gower moved away.
Kenway fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kenway scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A slapping body kick lands there for Kenway.
Gower finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Gower moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromKenway.
Kenway misses the shot to the body.
Gower 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.
Gower is looking to chop away at Kenway's legs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gower throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kenway on the side of the head.
Gower lands a nice shot that snaps Kenway's head back.
Gower throws a body shot but no joy.
Gower misses with a jab to the body
and Kenway counters with a right hand to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kenway throws a good cross that connects.
A left and a right from Gower both land. Nice combination.
Kenway takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Gower slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Gower looks to score with a jab to the body but Kenway is just out of range.
Gower slips under a jab.
Gower uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kenway.
Gower throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kenway let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Kenway throws a leg kick that misses.
Kenway throws a nice inside leg kick.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 49:47
Judge Franklyn Lucas scores the fight 49:47
Judge Russell Pearce scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jeff Gower!

Jeff Gower retains his lightweight title!
A relieved looking Jeff Gower thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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RATING
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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jul 05, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Carlos Shirahama and Igor Mirkovic. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

198 cm
24
260 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
190 cm
25
267 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Insanely flexible
BJJ Blue Belt
Good kicks
Solid chin

Sully's Bar & Grill

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Carlos Shirahama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Igor Mirkovic!
The judges for this bout are Cecil Peabody, Stewart Dunkirk and Chris Downing.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mirkovic swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Shirahama shoots in and gets a takedown into Mirkovic's guard.
Shirahama tries to free his leg and advance position but Mirkovic is retaining full guard.
Mirkovic wants to get back to his feet but he's too absorbed in his own little project and Shirahama manages to pass to side control.
Shirahama controlling the action here.
Mirkovic is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Shirahama scores with a couple of nice shots.

It looks like Igor Mirkovic has been cut.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
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. Shirahama connects with a nice short shot to Mirkovic's temple.

That has opened up Igor Mirkovic's cut even more.
Mirkovic is looking to escape.
Shirahama thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Mirkovic's head.
Shirahama trying to control the pace.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mirkovic pushes Shirahama off looking to stand but Shirahama dives back in and keeps control.
Shirahama takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.

The cut above Igor Mirkovic's eye is starting to cause him problems now.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:19 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Carlos Shirahama!
A very excited looking Carlos Shirahama made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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RATING
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Event: GAMMA#644 Origi v Defoe     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Joe Jordan and Thorbjorn Heimendahl. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

205 cm
38
259 lbs
37 - 19 - 0
201 cm
27
262 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction

Voodoo Nutrition
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Joe Jordan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Thorbjorn Heimendahl!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, James Ackerman and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jordan throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Jordan digs a good hook to Heimendahl's body.
Jordan moves out of range of the body kick from Heimendahl.
Heimendahl avoids the body shot from Jordan.
Heimendahl moves out of range of the body kick from Jordan.
Heimendahl keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Heimendahl avoids the body shot from Jordan.
Heimendahl appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Jordan fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Heimendahl manages to avoid it.
A shot to the liver by Jordan. Beautiful body shot.
Heimendahl moves out of range as Jordan strikes.

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

Heimendahl is rocked!

It looks like Thorbjorn Heimendahl has been cut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Heimendahl ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jordan moves away.
Heimendahl is still on wobbly legs! Can Jordan finish him?
Heimendahl uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jordan.
Heimendahl seems to have recovered his senses.
Jordan throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Heimendahl stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Jordan lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Heimendahl looks winded!
Jordan stuns Heimendahl with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Jordan fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Heimendahl manages to avoid it.
Jordan bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Heimendahl looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Jordan cracks a nice hook into Heimendahl's ribs.
Jordan bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A solid body kick from Jordan.
Jordan throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Heimendahl takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Jordan tries to land a front kick but Heimendahl steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
A left lands for Jordan.
Heimendahl fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Jordan.
Heimendahl keeps the fight on the outside.
Heimendahl misses with a wild combination.
Jordan misses with a body shot.
Joe Jordan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jordan misses the shot to the body.
Jordan misses with a low kick.
Jordan swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Heimendahl keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jordan misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Heimendahl counter with a right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jordan avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

Jordan cracks Heimendahl with a big right hand that sends him to the floor! Heimendahl looks wobbly but he's sprung back up to his feet straight away… can Jordan finish him?
A looping hook to the body misses from Jordan. Heimendahl does a little dance to reset his feet.
That kick from Heimendahl tenderised Jordan's leg. Jordan is trying to keep his angry face on.
Heimendahl just misses with a punch to the body.
Jordan dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

Jordan lands a big right hand that sends Heimendahl crashing to the mat! Jordan stays standing though and waves Heimendahl back to his feet!
Heimendahl bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jordan scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Jordan looks to throw a body kick
and Heimendahl counters with a straight right hand.
Jordan scores with a body shot.
Heimendahl just misses with a punch to the body.
A counter left hand to the body from Jordan misses its target.
Heimendahl takes a jab right on the kisser.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Heimendahl throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Jordan connects with a body shot that sends Heimendahl's belly button to the back.
Jordan jabs at Heimendahl's body.
Heimendahl moves out of range of the body kick from Jordan.
Jordan swings for the body but Heimendahl moves out of range.
Heimendahl throws a right hand that misses

and Jordan counters with a nice right hand that sends Heimendahl toppling to the canvas! Heimendahl scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Jordan finish him?!
Jordan buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jordan throws a body shot but no joy.
Jordan misses with a body kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jordan 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 Heimendahl has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Heimendahl and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jordan. That's going to slow Heimendahl down.
Jordan looks to score with a jab to the body but Heimendahl is just out of range.
Good leg kick by Heimendahl there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Heimendahl throws a looping overhand right but Jordan ducks down to avoid it.
A head kick misses from Jordan.
Heimendahl lands a right hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jordan swings for the body but Heimendahl moves out of range.
Heimendahl pushes Jordan away with a front kick.
Jordan is looking to wear down Heimendahl with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Heimendahl scores with a nice head shot.
Jordan misses with an attempted mid kick.
Jordan throws a wild body kick that Heimendahl sees coming a mile off.
Heimendahl blocks a jab.
Jordan blocks a jab.
Heimendahl takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Jordan misses with a head kick.
Heimendahl with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Jordan connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
A head kick misses from Jordan.
It looks like Jordan has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Jordan tries a head kick but it misses.

Jordan gets tackled into the cage by Heimendahl. Heimendahl maintains the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Heimendahl lands a body shot.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Heimendahl might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Jordan has got the better of the exchanges.
Jordan misses with an attempted mid kick.
Jordan slips under a jab from Heimendahl.
Heimendahl swings for the body but Jordan moves out of range.
Jordan looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
A telegraphed right hand from Jordan misses the target.
Jordan lands a body shot.
Heimendahl scores with a spinning back kick!
Jordan scores with a leg kick.
Heimendahl throws a head kick that Jordan semi-blocks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jordan throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Heimendahl takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Heimendahl keeps Jordan at a distance using the push kick.
Heimendahl walks forward, straight into a front kick from Jordan.
Heimendahl is breathing heavily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jordan fakes the leg kick and cracks Heimendahl in the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jordan punishes Heimendahl's body with a nice straight punch.
Jordan throws a wild body kick that Heimendahl sees coming a mile off.
Jordan swings for the body but Heimendahl moves out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Heimendahl! But no joy.
Jordan looks to score with a jab to the body but Heimendahl is just out of range.
A countering left hand to the body from Heimendahl misses.
Jordan slips a straight right by Heimendahl.
Jordan throws a shot to the body.
Heimendahl takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Jordan swings for the body but Heimendahl moves out of range.
Jordan paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Jordan misses with a kick to the body.
Heimendahl uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jordan.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Jordan crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Heimendahl - the referee stops the clock and Jordan gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Heimendahl. Jordan manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Jordan connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
A head kick misses from Jordan.
Jordan throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jordan misses with a body shot
and Heimendahl counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jordan throws a body punch but Heimendahl moves out of range.
Jordan throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Jordan swats away the attempt to clinch by Heimendahl.
Jordan jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Jordan throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Heimendahl misses the shot to the body.
Jordan tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Heimendahl misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Heimendahl checks a low kick from Jordan.

Jordan gets tackled into the cage by Heimendahl. Heimendahl maintains the clinch.
With the fighters up against the cage, Heimendahl throws an elbow but misses.
Jordan lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Heimendahl blocks a body shot from Jordan.
Jordan misses with a hook to the ribs.
A shot in the inside from Heimendahl.
Jordan tries to throw a body punch but Heimendahl avoids it by throwing Jordan back against the cage.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Heimendahl just misses with a elbow thrown towards Jordan's brow.
Jordan has a couple of punches blocked by Heimendahl.
Heimendahl lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Jordan backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Heimendahl.
Heimendahl lands a left hand.
Heimendahl has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Jordan.
A short right from Jordan.
Jordan misses with some punches.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Heimendahl just misses with a elbow thrown towards Jordan's brow.
Jordan is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Heimendahl can do to turn this around?
Heimendahl fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Jordan throws a punch but it's blocked by Heimendahl.
Jordan lands a body punch.
Jordan throws a punch but it's blocked by Heimendahl.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Heimendahl working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Heimendahl struggles to land a body shot inside as Jordan controls his hands.
A head punch on the inside from Heimendahl fails to land.
Jordan takes a shot to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jordan lands a nice shot to the body.
Jordan tries to throw a body punch but Heimendahl avoids it by throwing Jordan back against the cage.
Jordan lands a right hand.
A right hand to the body from Jordan.
Jordan lands a nice uppercut.
Heimendahl takes a shot to the head.
Jordan lands a shoulder strike.
Jordan blocking some punches.
Jordan lands a left hand.
Heimendahl has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Jordan seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Heimendahl can turn it around.
Jordan looking to stall.
Heimendahl throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Joe Jordan dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Thorbjorn Heimendahl's cut.
That's time! Jordan's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Heimendahl swings for the body but Jordan moves out of range.
Jordan throwing a counter right hand but Heimendahl manages to avoid it.
Heimendahl doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Heimendahl is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Jordan on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Jordan fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Heimendahl manages to avoid it.
Heimendahl looks to score with a jab to the body but Jordan is just out of range.
Jordan throws a body punch but Heimendahl moves out of range.
Jordan punishes Heimendahl's body with a nice straight punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Heimendahl throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jordan sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jordan throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Heimendahl misses with the combination.
Heimendahl takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Jordan scores with a nice head shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Heimendahl throws a half hearted mid kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jordan 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 Heimendahl has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Heimendahl and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Heimendahl sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Jordan tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Heimendahl was well out of range. Poor timing from Jordan.
Jordan scores with a push kick.
Heimendahl avoids the body shot from Jordan.
Jordan throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Jordan misses with a head kick.
Jordan scores with a hook to the body. Heimendahl takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Jordan circles away from the clinch attempt.
A solid body kick from Jordan.
Jordan lands a nice looking body kick.
The fighters circle momentarily. Jordan darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Thorbjorn Heimendahl has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Heimendahl throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jordan throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Heimendahl's head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jordan takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Jordan scores with a body shot.
Jordan throws the kick towards the body but Heimendahl avoids it.
Heimendahl looks to land a right hand but Jordan moved out of range.
Jordan throws the kick towards the body but Heimendahl avoids it.
Heimendahl misses with an uppercut. Jordan saw that one coming.
Heimendahl throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jordan is looking to counter with head kicks.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jordan, right into the meat.
Heimendahl lands a front kick.
Jordan with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Heimendahl misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jordan.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Heimendahl. Jordan shrugs it off though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Heimendahl misses with a looping left.
Jordan moves out of range as Heimendahl throws a body kick.
Heimendahl throws a jab but it's blocked by Jordan.
Jordan fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Heimendahl keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Heimendahl avoids the body shot from Jordan.
Heimendahl tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jordan was well out of range. Poor timing from Heimendahl.
Jordan punishes Heimendahl's body with a nice straight punch.

Heimendahl clinches up against the cage.
Jordan takes an elbow to the forehead.
Heimendahl tries to work over Jordan's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Heimendahl lands with a short shot to the head.
Jordan tries to throw a body punch but Heimendahl avoids it by throwing Jordan back against the cage.
Heimendahl blocking some punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jordan misses with a punch to the body.
Jordan misses with a punch to the body.
Jordan dodges an elbow strike from Heimendahl.
Heimendahl lands a hook to the side of the head.
Heimendahl can't find room to land a body shot as Jordan controls the action.
Heimendahl throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jordan tries to stall but Heimendahl uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Jordan misses with a punch to the body.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Jordan.
Heimendahl swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Jordan gets through Heimendahl's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Thorbjorn Heimendahl seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Jordan lands a nice uppercut.
Jordan lands an uppercut.

Jordan breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Heimendahl chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Heimendahl lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Glass scores the fight 30:27
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 30:27
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Joe Jordan!

A very excited looking Joe Jordan made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Event: GAMMA#644 Origi v Defoe     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Divock Origi and Menace Defoe. Origi comes to the cage accompanied by Run this town tonight . Defoe has chosen Bodies as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

187 cm
30
207 lbs
25 - 5 - 0
188 cm
28
213 lbs
15 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Divock Origi!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Menace Defoe!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Andrew Berry and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Origi walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Origi misses with an attempted mid kick.
Defoe getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Defoe tries to land a front kick but Origi steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Origi scores with a hook.
Defoe with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Origi to score with a decent uppercut.
Origi looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Origi misses with a body kick.
Defoe throws a sloppy head kick
and Origi counters with a stiff right hand.
Defoe dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Defoe ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Origi moves away.
Defoe stuns Origi with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Defoe throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Origi is looking to counter punch.
Menace Defoe seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Origi looks for the body kick but Defoe saw that one coming.
A head kick misses from Defoe.
Origi misses with a hook. Defoe ducked under it nicely.
Origi throws a jab when Defoe was well out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Origi.
Origi sets himself, and Defoe steps forward looking for the clinch! Origi avoids it this time.
Defoe fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Origi checks it well.
Defoe tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Origi was well out of range. Poor timing from Defoe.
Origi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Defoe sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Origi closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.

It looks like Divock Origi has been cut.
Defoe throws a right hand that misses
and Origi counters with a stiff right hand.
Origi throws a nice looking combination but Defoe bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Defoe misses with a wild body shot.
The fighters circling - Defoe throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Defoe swinging wildly here.
Nice body kick from Origi.
Defoe just misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Origi.
Defoe tries to bum rush Origi with a series of wild strikes but Origi uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Defoe crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Origi - the referee stops the clock and Defoe gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Origi. Defoe manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Origi scores with the left hand. Defoe knows he should have avoided that one.
Origi takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Origi swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Origi misses with a body shot.
Origi is looking to land body kicks.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Defoe.
Origi misses with a wild body shot.
Defoe wants to clinch up but Origi keeps it at a distance.
Donk. Origi catches Defoe right on the button with a cross.
Origi sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Defoe drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Origi throws the left hand but Defoe avoids the punch easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Origi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Defoe throws a lazy head kick
and Origi counters with a nice leg kick.
Origi scores with the left hand. Defoe knows he should have avoided that one.
Defoe misses with a looping left.
Defoe stuns Origi with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Origi looking to land some kicks to the body here.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Defoe! But no joy.
Defoe looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Origi rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Defoe moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Defoe moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Origi is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Origi throws a nice outside leg kick.
Defoe blocks a jab.
Origi throws a jab but it's blocked by Defoe.
Defoe throws a body kick that misses
and Origi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Nice straight punches there by Defoe. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Defoe.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Origi misses with a hook.
Defoe doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Origi misses with an uppercut. Defoe saw that one coming.
Defoe throws a series of punches but Origi avoids them all with ease.
Defoe misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Defoe slips a jab from Origi.
Defoe tries a head kick but it misses.
Origi looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Defoe lands with a good body shot.
A solid body kick from Defoe.
Origi fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jab from Defoe.
Defoe throws out a loose jab but Origi uses good head movement to avoid it.

Defoe rushes Origi and presses him up against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Divock Origi will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Divock Origi's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Defoe throws a series of strikes that have Origi backpedaling.
Defoe slips under a jab.
Origi missing with a left hand there. Defoe was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Origi throws a jab but it's blocked by Defoe.
Defoe throws a series of punches but Origi moves out of range.
Defoe on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Origi. Origi obviously looking to wear him down.
Origi 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.
Origi shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Origi throws a wild body kick that Defoe sees coming a mile off.
Origi misses with a hook.
Origi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Defoe throws a lazy uppercut
and Origi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A kick lands to the mid section there for Origi.
Defoe moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Defoe tries to work over Origi's front leg with a kick but Origi checks it.
Defoe ducks under a wild hook from Origi.
Origi blocks the body kick.
Defoe on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Defoe lands with a straight right. Origi didn't see that one coming.
Defoe throws a body kick that misses.
Origi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Defoe moves away.
Origi throws a hook but Defoe avoids it easily.
Origi misses the jab.
Defoe just misses with a punch to the body.
Defoe misses the shot to the body.
Defoe slips a straight right by Origi.
Defoe now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Nice defenses there by Origi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Origi throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Defoe counters with a stiff right hand.
A shot to the liver by Origi. Beautiful body shot.
Origi misses with a hook.
Origi throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Defoe makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Defoe lands with a straight right. Origi didn't see that one coming.
Defoe misses with a looping left.
It appears Origi was looking to counter with a kick there.
Defoe misses with a wild body shot.
Defoe throws a head kick that half lands.
Origi misses with a kick to the body.
Origi throws the kick towards the body but Defoe avoids it.
The crowd cheers as Defoe lands an impressive looking overhand right. Origi doesn't seem phased though.

Origi gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Defoe has a couple of punches blocked by Origi.
Defoe fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Origi swings wildly with an uppercut but Defoe uses good head movement to avoid it.
Defoe misses with a hook from the clinch.
Origi scores with a shot to the side of Defoe's head.
Origi swings wildly with an uppercut but Defoe uses good head movement to avoid it.
Origi throws a punch but it's blocked by Defoe.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Defoe in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Defoe working aggressively here.
Defoe swings wildly with an uppercut but Origi uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short left from Origi.
Defoe takes a shot to the head.
Defoe working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Defoe cracks Origi with a nice body shot.
Origi misses with some punches.
Origi misses with a short punch on the inside.
Defoe lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Origi throws a head punch that misses.
Origi misses with the head strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Defoe blocks an uppercut.
Defoe takes a shot to the head.
Divock Origi has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Origi swings wildly with an uppercut but Defoe uses good head movement to avoid it.
A nice left hand lands by Defoe.
Defoe prevents a body shot from Origi.
Origi swings wildly with an uppercut but Defoe uses good head movement to avoid it.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Origi.
A short right from Origi.
Origi makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Defoe tries to throw a body punch but Origi avoids it by throwing Defoe back against the cage.
Defoe lands a nice uppercut.
Origi misses with a hook from the clinch.
Defoe doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Defoe has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Origi seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Defoe can turn it around.
Defoe lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Defoe throws a head punch that misses.
Defoe tries to work over Origi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
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 Divock Origi will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Divock Origi's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Defoe with a hook.
Defoe throws a body punch but Origi moves out of range.
Origi was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Defoe throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Origi lands a leg kick that knocks Defoe off balance momentarily.
Origi tries to land a front kick but Defoe steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Defoe throws a half hearted mid kick.
Origi slips under a jab from Defoe.
Origi misses with a left hand
and Defoe counters with a stiff right hand.
Defoe pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
It appears Origi was looking to counter with a kick there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Defoe throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Origi throws a hook but Defoe avoids it easily.
A little jabbing left from Defoe on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Defoe scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Defoe with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Origi to score with a decent uppercut.
Origi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Origi throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Defoe counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Defoe lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
The crowd cheers as Origi lands an impressive looking overhand right. Defoe doesn't seem phased though.
Defoe scores with a body shot.
Defoe lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Origi misses with a left hand
and Defoe connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Origi scores with a nice body kick.
Origi misses with an uppercut
and Defoe makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Nice defenses there by Origi.
Good standup being displayed there by Defoe as he connects with a hook.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A looping hook to the body misses from Origi. Defoe does a little dance to reset his feet.
Defoe is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Jab, jab by Origi - just one landing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Origi scores with a punch to the head.
Origi takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Defoe lands a slapping body shot.
Origi tries to move into range but Defoe moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Defoe throws a sloppy head kick and Origi moves out of range easily.
Defoe keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Defoe lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Origi circles away quickly and effectively.
Defoe slips a jab from Origi.
Origi misses with a looping left.
Origi throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
A slapping body kick lands there for Defoe.
Origi dodges the punch combination from Defoe.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Origi swings for the body but Defoe moves out of range.
A little jabbing left from Defoe on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A thudding body kick lands there by Defoe!
Defoe lands with a cross.
Defoe throws a head kick that Origi semi-blocks.
Defoe throws a half hearted mid kick.
A counter left hand to the body from Origi misses its target.
Defoe pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Origi back to the cage. Defoe follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Origi connects with a single shot there.
Origi lands with a hook. Defoe tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Origi misses with a kick to the body.
Origi tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Defoe rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Origi counters with a big head kick but Defoe shrugs it off.
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!
Defoe throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Origi throws a body kick that misses.
Defoe throws a push kick but Origi slaps the foot to one side.
Origi will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Origi, as that shot connected.
Defoe throws a body punch but Origi moves out of range.
Defoe swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Origi.
Defoe throws out a loose jab but Origi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Origi went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Origi avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Defoe throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
letting Origi counter with a right hand.
Defoe throws a lazy right hand but Origi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Origi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Defoe uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Origi.
Menace Defoe seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Origi throws a body punch but Defoe moves out of range.
Origi tries to land a front kick but Defoe steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Menace Defoe really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Divock Origi'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.


Defoe lands with a cross.
Defoe connects with a looping right hand.
Origi swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Defoe lands a jab to Origi's midsection.
Origi throws the kick towards the body but Defoe avoids it.
Origi buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Origi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Defoe misses with a double jab
and Defoe takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Origi misses the jab.
Defoe slips under a jab.
Origi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Defoe scores with a kick to the midsection.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Origi throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Defoe counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Defoe lands an overhand right.
Defoe throws a shot from downtown. Origi moves away and avoids it.
A big right from Defoe misses.
Defoe takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Defoe tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Origi was well out of range. Poor timing from Defoe.
Defoe has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Origi throws a hook to the side of Defoe's head but Defoe sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Defoe uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Origi has time to react.
Defoe explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Origi throws a right and a left that both miss.
Origi moves out of range as Defoe throws a body kick.
It looked like Origi wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Defoe bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Origi's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Defoe ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Origi moves away.
Defoe takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Origi throws a lazy uppercut
enabling Defoe to counter with a crisp jab.
Defoe comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Origi takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Defoe misses the shot to the body.
Nice uppercut there from Origi.
Origi misses with a looping left.
Defoe tries to clinch but Origi moves out of range.
Origi is looking to counter with head kicks.
Defoe throws out a powerful jab.
Defoe with a jab.
Defoe misses with a double jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Origi!
Origi slips a jab and a cross from Defoe.
Defoe takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Defoe is looking to land body kicks.
Defoe shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Defoe thuds a left hand into Origi's body.
Origi throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Defoe is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.

Origi fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Defoe, pushing him back against the cage.
Origi takes a shot to the head.
Origi works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Defoe.
Origi swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Origi fails to land.
Defoe swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Origi misses with a body punch.
Defoe pushes Origi back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Origi misses with a punch on the inside.
Origi fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Origi blocks an uppercut.
Defoe tries to throw a body punch but Origi avoids it by throwing Defoe back against the cage.
Origi lands a shoulder strike.
Defoe blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Origi lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Defoe digs a right hand underneath Origi's ribcage. Origi let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Defoe throws a punch but it's blocked by Origi.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Defoe.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Defoe.
Defoe blocks an uppercut.
Origi lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Defoe or not.
Origi misses with a hook to the ribs.
Defoe scores with a shoulder strike.
Defoe scores with an uppercut up the middle.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Menace Defoe will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Divock Origi's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Origi ducks under a wild hook from Defoe.
Sloppy strikes from Origi. Those never looked like landing.
Defoe uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Origi.
A little jabbing left from Defoe on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A punch lands to the side of Origi 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Origi throws a looping overhand right but Defoe ducks down to avoid it.
Origi goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Defoe throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Defoe getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Defoe connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Defoe looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Origi misses with a kick to the body
and Defoe makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Origi misses with an attempted mid kick.
A little jabbing left from Defoe on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Origi tries to move into range but Defoe moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Origi.
Nice uppercut there from Defoe.
Origi misses with an uppercut
letting Defoe counter with a right hand.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Defoe.
A big left from Origi misses.
Defoe scores with a sloppy right hand. Origi should have avoided that one.
Origi misses with an uppercut. Defoe saw that one coming.
Defoe moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Some wild striking there from Defoe.
Origi misses with a looping left.
Origi slips under a jab from Defoe.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Defoe needs to keep his hands up - Origi had a free shot at his head there.
Origi lands a right hook to the body.
Defoe slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving 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!
Defoe throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Defoe tries to land a front kick but Origi steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Defoe scores with a hook to the body. Origi takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Origi slips under a jab.
Defoe misses the jab.
Defoe swings widly with a right hand
letting Origi counter with a right hand.
Defoe lands with a straight right. Origi didn't see that one coming.
Defoe has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Origi.
Defoe is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Defoe misses with a body kick.
Defoe fails with an attempt to clinch.
Origi is looking to counter punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Origi lands a front kick.
Defoe moves out of range of the body kick from Origi.
A left lands for Defoe.
Defoe misses with an uppercut
and Origi counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Defoe throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
A swing and a miss from Origi.
Origi pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Origi throws out a powerful jab.
Nice straight punches there by Defoe. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Defoe.
Origi slips under a jab.
Origi darts in trying to clinch
and Defoe counters with a straight right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Defoe throws an overhand right that lands on Origi's shoulder, as Origi tries to avoid the shot.
An attempted straight right counter from Origi misses the target.
Defoe throws a looping overhand right but Origi ducks down to avoid it.
Origi wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Origi lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Origi misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Origi throws a push kick but Defoe slaps the foot to one side.
Origi takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Defoe misses with a wild body shot.
Origi on the wrong end of a nice jab.

Defoe takes the fight into the clinch.
Origi misses with a short punch on the inside.
Defoe blocks a punch to the side of the head.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 47:48
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 47:48
Judge William Gold scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Menace Defoe!

Menace Defoe is the new light heavyweight champion!
An out of breath Menace Defoe thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
The defeated Divock Origi had this to say: 'It was an honor. I look forward to the trilogy.'.
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
78%

 

Event: CEC 523     
Date:   Jun 25, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Bronson Steam and Chins Gone. Bronson Steam has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

183 cm
28
198 lbs
22 - 5 - 1
183 cm
33
195 lbs
25 - 10 - 1
Good wrestling
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 middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bronson Steam!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Chins Gone!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gone throws out a powerful jab.
A decent looking cross lands there for Gone.
Gone throws a big shot that misses.
Gone loads up on a big right hand but Steam slips the punch.
Gone slips a jab and a cross from Steam.
Gone cracks Steam with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Gone misses with a hook. Steam ducked under it nicely.
Nice defenses there by Gone.

Gone darts in and clinches Steam up against the cage.
Steam blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gone presses Steam against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Gone misses with a knee to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Gone fails to land.
Steam tries to work over Gone's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
I was talking to Steam's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Steam swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gone gets underhooks to prevent Steam's takedown attempt.
A body shot lands from Steam.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Steam lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gone tries to throw a body punch but Steam avoids it by throwing Gone back against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steam takes a knee right on the jaw!

It looks like Bronson Steam has been cut.
A short right from Gone on the inside.
Steam throws a punch but it's blocked by Gone.
Gone working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Gone lands a hook to the side of the head.
Steam tries to throw a body punch but Gone avoids it by throwing Steam back against the cage.
Steam takes a knee to the side of the body.

Gone breaks from the clinch.
Gone throws a head kick that misses.
Steam throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Gone.
Gone swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Steam cracks a nice hook into Gone's ribs.
Steam checks a low kick from Gone.
Steam displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gone throws out the jab.
Steam tries to score with a low kick but Gone moves his leg out of the way.
Gone flicks out a counter leg kick but Steam steps away.
Gone throws a body punch but Steam moves out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gone moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Steam throws a series of punches but Gone avoids them all with ease.
Steam takes one to the side of the head.
Steam throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

Gone moves into the clinch successfully.
Steam lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Gone backwards.
Gone prevents a body shot from Steam.
Gone lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A short left from Gone.

Gone breaks the clinch.
Gone throws a body kick that misses.
Steam pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Gone thows a left - swing and a miss!
Gone uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Steam.
Steam blocks a jab.
Steam moves away from the strike by Gone.
Gone takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Steam fails to land with a series of punches.
Gone misses with a hook. Steam ducked under it nicely.
Gone 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.
Gone lands a jab to the nose.
Steam throws a body shot but no joy.
Steam uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gone.
Gone misses with an uppercut. Steam saw that one coming.
A telegraphed right hand from Steam misses the target.
Gone lands a nice leg kick that just misses Steam's sensitive parts.
Nice shot by Gone.
Gone scores with a jab.
Gone scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Steam takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Steam keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gone.
Gone throws a hook but Steam avoids it easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gone with a jab.
Steam uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gone.
Steam slips a jab from Gone.
Gone scores with a jab.
Steam throws a sloppy body shot
and Gone counters with a head kick.
Steam throws a sloppy head kick and Gone moves out of range easily.
Gone works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Gone takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Steam changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Gone throws a combination. Steam tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Gone checks a leg kick nicely.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gone misses with a series of wild punches.
Gone tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Steam blocks a jab.
Gone takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Steam throws a good cross that connects.
Gone is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Chins Gone seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Steam scores with a jab to the body.
Steam looks to land a right hand but Gone moved out of range.
Steam punishes Gone's body with a nice straight punch.
Gone lands with a cross.
Gone throws a hook to the side of Steam's head but Steam sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

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

Gone is rocked!

It looks like Chins Gone has been cut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Steam is stalking Gone. Gone circles to his left. Keeps circling left. Bam! Straight right from Steam, and it's lights out! Gone really payed the price for that rookie mistake.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:46 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Bronson Steam!
Our winner, Bronson Steam, 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: Ascension 0624     
Date:   Jun 24, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Marco Ajax and Jeff Gower. Ajax comes into the arena with For Heavy Metal we will die! blaring out of the sound system. Marco Ajax is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

160 cm
32
158 lbs
25 - 12 - 1
165 cm
28
156 lbs
15 - 2 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Marco Ajax!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jeff Gower!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Yamamoto, Shigeki Sano and Yuuki Gou.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ajax swings widly with a right hand
and Gower counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Gower throws a nice outside leg kick.
Ajax tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Gower defends well and Ajax ends up having to push Gower into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Gower throws the kick towards the body but Ajax avoids it.
Some bone on bone action there as Ajax checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Gower lands with a straight right. Ajax didn't see that one coming.
Ajax moves out of range as Gower strikes.
Gower looks to score with a jab to the body but Ajax is just out of range.
Ajax avoids the body shot from Gower.
Ajax defending well as Gower loads up on a big left hand.
Gower takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Ajax clobbers Gower with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Ajax scores with a leg kick.
Ajax thows a leg kick but Gower checks it
and Ajax takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A swing and a miss from Ajax.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gower steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Ajax. That one must have hurt.
Ajax throws an overhand right that lands on Gower's shoulder, as Gower tries to avoid the shot.
Gower on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Ajax tries to bum rush Gower with a series of wild strikes but Gower uses good footwork to avoid the assault.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower lands with a thumping leg kick.
A jab from Gower finds it's way through Ajax's defenses.
Gower throws a looping overhand right but Ajax ducks down to avoid it.
Ajax with a hook.
The fighters circling - Gower throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ajax misses with a body shot.
Gower misses with a wild body shot.
Ajax throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Ajax avoids the body shot from Gower.
Gower scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Gower keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Gower throws out a counter right but Ajax avoids it with no problem.
Ajax takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Gower fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Ajax has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Gower throws a body shot but no joy.
Ajax looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Ajax misses with a low kick.
Gower misses with a wild body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ajax scores with a sloppy right hand. Gower should have avoided that one.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gower misses with a series of wild punches.
Ajax moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Ajax looks to land a right hand but Gower moved out of range.
Ajax sets himself, and Gower steps forward looking for the clinch! Ajax avoids it this time.
Ajax fails with the takedown.
Gower just misses with a punch to the body.
Ajax misses with a body shot.
Ajax throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ajax steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gower.
Gower ducks under a wild hook from Ajax.
Ajax's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Gower connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Ajax scrambles back to his feet.
Ajax moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Gower connects with a body shot.
Gower slips under a jab.
It seemed like Gower was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Ajax uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gower.
Gower ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ajax moves away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
That kick from Gower tenderised Ajax's leg. Ajax is trying to keep his angry face on.
Gower scores with a three punch combo!
Gower throws a predictable looking body shot
and Ajax counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gower lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Gower on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Gower jabs at Ajax's body.
Gower keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ajax throws a head kick that misses
and Gower counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Ajax walks into a straight right hand from Gower.
Gower connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gower listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
A punch combination from Gower misses.
Ajax throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Gower swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Ajax.
Gower takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Ajax tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ajax moves out of range as Gower strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good exchange - Ajax coming out on top.
Ajax doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Gower keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ajax misses with a head kick.
Gower throws out a powerful jab.
Ajax throws a lazy right hand but Gower sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Gower misses with a series of wild punches.
Gower throws a body kick, spinning off balance

and Ajax counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Ajax working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Ajax throwing strikes from guard but Gower blocks nicely.
Ajax in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ajax wants to control from the top but Gower keeps moving.
Ajax connects with a couple of short punches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jeff Gower dominated that round.
That's time! Ajax's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Gower ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ajax moves away.
Gower defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Ajax.
A little jabbing left from Gower on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ajax waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gower.
A countering left hand to the body from Gower misses.
Gower has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Gower misses with a kick to the body.
Gower blocks the body kick.
Ajax throws a leg kick but Gower checks it.
Gower misses with a wild combination.
Jeff Gower seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ajax takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Gower throws a right and a left that Ajax avoids nicely.
Gower showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Ajax.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ajax dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gower throws a lazy right hand but Ajax sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Gower on the wrong end of a nice jab.
A head kick misses from Ajax.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ajax moves away from the strike by Gower.
Ajax comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
The fighters circling - Gower throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Nice shot lands for Ajax.
An inside leg kick lands from Ajax.
Jeff Gower is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Gower scores with a jab. Ajax acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Ajax misses with an attempted mid kick.

Ajax gets the takedown into side control.
Ajax controlling the position from side mount.

Ajax swings around for an armbar but Gower sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Ajax's guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ajax looking for a sweep. Not yet Ajax, not yet.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Ajax looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Gower passes into side control.
Ajax is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Gower tries to stand but can't do so whilst Ajax controls his leg.

Gower stands up out of the half guard.
Gower takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Gower keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ajax throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gower sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gower moves out of range as Ajax strikes.
Ajax moves out of range as Gower strikes.
Ajax dodges the punch combination from Gower.
Ajax misses the shot to the body.
Gower bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Ajax's head.
Ajax walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Gower swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gower throws a shot from downtown. Ajax moves away and avoids it.
Ajax swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ajax throws a hook to the side of Gower's head but Gower sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gower. Ajax does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gower takes a swing at Ajax's ribcage but misses.
Ajax wants to slow Gower down by chopping away at his legs.
Gower misses with a jab, cross combination.
Ajax misses with a looping right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gower throws a jab but it's blocked by Ajax.
Nice jab there from Gower.
The fighters circling - Ajax throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Gower tests Ajax's chin there with a solid looking shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gower throws a front kick aimed at Ajax's knee but Ajax avoids it well.
Ajax swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Gower lands an overhand right.
Ajax thuds a left hand into Gower's body.
Gower loads up on a big right hand but Ajax slips the punch.
Gower takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Ajax slips a jab from Gower.
Ajax tries to land a body kick
letting Gower counter with a right hand.
Ajax dives in for a single leg takedown but Gower sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Gower lands with a shot to the body.
Ajax misses with a kick to the body
and Gower cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ajax looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Gower cracks Ajax with a good jab.
Ajax misses with a leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jeff Gower showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Ajax punishes Gower's body with a nice straight punch.
Ajax throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ajax catches Gower with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Gower defending well as Ajax loads up on a big left hand.
Ajax fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Gower is out of range.
Gower chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ajax can pounce on him.
Ajax blocks a jab.
Gower looks to score with a jab to the body but Ajax is just out of range.
Ajax misses the shot to the body.
Nice body kick from Gower.
Ajax throws a hook but Gower avoids it easily.
Gower misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A clash of legs there as Ajax blocks the low kick.
A counter left hand to the body from Ajax misses its target.
Ajax looks for the body kick but Gower saw that one coming.
Ajax tries a head kick but it misses.
Gower swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ajax throws an off balance right hand
and Gower counters with a nice body shot.
Gower throws a body shot but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ajax.
Gower thuds a left hand into Ajax's body.
Gower checks the leg kick.
Gower looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Gower dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gower showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Ajax.
Gower lands a two punch combo.
Ajax throws a jab when Gower was well out of range.
Gower lands a glancing blow to the side of Ajax's head.
Ajax uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gower.
Ajax feinted with a counter takedown.
Ajax throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Gower keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Ajax lands with a two punch combination before moving 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!
Ajax fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Ajax sets himself, and Gower steps forward looking for the clinch! Ajax avoids it this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gower missing with a left hand there. Ajax was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A jab from Ajax does it's job there.
Ajax misses with a head kick.
Ajax takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gower. Ajax does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ajax attempts a counter takedown but Gower avoids it well and moves away.
Gower moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Gower 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.
Gower dips to his left and cracks Ajax with an uppercut!
Ajax shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Gower as he avoids it easily.
Gower throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ajax ducks under a wild hook from Gower.
Ajax throws a hook but Gower avoids it easily.
Gower tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ajax slips a jab and a cross from Gower.
Gower misses with a hook.
Gower blocks a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ajax missing with a left hand there. Gower was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Some wild striking there from Ajax.
Gower throws a series of punches but Ajax avoids them all with ease.
Nice straight punches there by Ajax. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Ajax.
Ajax walks into a straight right hand from Gower.
Gower finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Ajax drops down looking for a counter takedown but Gower sprawls and moves away.
Ajax walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Gower checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Gower unleashes a big counter combination but Ajax bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Ajax connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Gower momentarily.
A cross from Gower lands.
Ajax drops his hands momentarily and Gower takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

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

Gower kicks off Ajax and gets to his feet.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gower moves away from the strike by Ajax.
Gower tries to counter by closing the distance.
Sloppy strikes from Gower. Those never looked like landing.
Jab by Gower.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gower jabs Ajax to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Ajax misses with a looping left.
Gower jabs Ajax right on the nose. Ajax blinks but takes it well.
Ajax throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gower throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Ajax stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Gower waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ajax.
Gower fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Ajax avoids the body shot from Gower.
Ajax throws a good cross that connects.
Gower throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ajax tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gower throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Ajax looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Ajax shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Gower as he avoids it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Marco Ajax. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Danga de danga de dang - Ajax scores with a four punch combination!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ajax avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ajax lands a nice hook to Gower's body. Gower takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Gower bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gower swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ajax appears to be looking for a big counter.
Ajax ducks under a wild hook from Gower.
Gower displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ajax throws out the jab.
Ajax throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Gower misses with a wild body shot.
Ajax looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Gower throws a body shot but no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gower throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ajax sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ajax is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gower.
Gower throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ajax sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ajax is looking to counter punch.
Gower ducks under a wild hook from Ajax.
Gower ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Ajax moves out of range of the leg kick from Gower.
A telegraphed right hand from Gower misses the target.
Gower tries to land a front kick but Ajax steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ajax keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gower fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Ajax is looking to slow Gower down with leg kicks.
Gower moves out of range as Ajax strikes.
Gower keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ajax misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Gower throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ajax cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Gower throws a jab when Ajax was well out of range.
Gower misses with a body shot.
Ajax looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Ajax jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Ajax fails to land with a series of punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gower throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ajax ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gower moves away.
Ajax throws an overhand right that lands on Gower's shoulder, as Gower tries to avoid the shot.
Gower thows a left - swing and a miss!
Gower throws out a loose jab but Ajax uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ajax has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gower.
Gower keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Gower scores with a nice body kick.
Ajax has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gower.
Ajax throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ajax is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Gower!
Ajax misses with a leg kick.
Ajax uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gower.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ajax wants to slow Gower down by chopping away at his legs.
Gower throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gower lands a nice shot that snaps Ajax's head back.
Gower pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ajax fires out a quick counter leg kick but Gower just manages to avoid it.
Ajax is looking to score with low kicks.
Ajax misses with a body shot.
Gower takes a swing at Ajax's ribcage but misses.
Ajax delivers a nice body kick.
Ajax throws a right and a left that Gower avoids nicely.
Ajax misses with a leg kick.
Gower swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ajax lands with a nice body kick.
Gower lands with a hook. Ajax tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Ajax throws a combination that misses
and Gower cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Gower throws a hook to the side of Ajax's head but Ajax sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gower uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ajax.
Ajax gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Gower.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gower throws a body shot but no joy.
Ajax moves out of range of the leg kick from Gower.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ajax takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Gower throws a jab but it's blocked by Ajax.
Ajax lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Ajax misses the body punch
and Gower counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gower throws a body punch but Ajax moves out of range.
Gower leaves Ajax with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
It seemed like Gower was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Marco Ajax. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gower swings for the body but Ajax moves out of range.
Ajax seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Ajax takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Gower throws a right and a left that both miss.
A swing and a miss from Gower.
Ajax swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Gower counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ajax pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jeff Gower dominated that fourth round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Ajax looks for a takedown but Gower sprawls well.
Ajax avoids the body shot from Gower.
Ajax closes the distance and clinches up with Gower, looking for a takedown. Ajax pushes Gower against the cage but Gower circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Gower is looking for the big counter here.
Ajax ducks under a wild hook from Gower.
Ajax jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gower looks to land a right hand but Ajax moved out of range.
Gower connects with a solid leg kick.
Ajax connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ajax tries for a takedown but Gower circles away easily
and Gower makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Marco Ajax. That's going to take a lot out of him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gower avoids the body shot from Ajax.
Gower throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Gower lands a right hook to the body.
Gower misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ajax.
Ajax plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower misses with a looping right.
Ajax throws a sloppy body shot

and Gower counters by clinching up.
Gower tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ajax's elbow.
Ajax takes a shot to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gower.
Nice body punch from Gower.

Ajax escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Gower ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ajax moves away.
Ajax avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ajax throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Gower counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A swing and a miss from Gower.
Gower keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ajax uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gower.
Gower checks the leg kick nicely there.
Gower lands a right hook to the body.
Gower works Ajax's body with a nice hook.
Marco Ajax has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gower lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Gower swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A big left from Gower misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A chopping leg kick lands by Gower.
Gower lands a head shot.
Ajax swings widly with a right hand
and Gower counters with a nice body shot.
Ajax jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ajax uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gower.
Gower cracks Ajax with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Ajax drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Gower misses with a low kick.
Ajax goes for a double leg but Gower avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Gower continues to drive forward.
Ajax misses with a straight left.
Gower blocks the body kick.
Ajax avoids the body shot from Gower.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gower scores with a hook to the body. Ajax takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Ajax fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Gower avoids it really well and circles away.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Gower swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Ajax.
Ajax tests Gower's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Gower throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gower moves out of range of the body kick from Ajax.
Gower blocks a jab.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Gower! But no joy.
Gower drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Ajax defending well as Gower loads up on a big left hand.
Gower misses with an uppercut.
Ajax was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Gower connects with a right hand. Ajax shakes it off.
Jeff Gower is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ajax misses with a wild body shot.
Ajax throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gower throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gower. Ajax does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ajax was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Gower misses with a two punch combination.
A cross from Gower lands.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A good leg kick by Gower.
Ajax throws a hook but Gower blocks it.
Ajax missing with a left hand there. Gower was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A jab from Ajax misses.
Gower lands with an uppercut that bounces Ajax off the cage and back into range.
Ajax pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Gower now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Gower scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Gower lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ajax keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gower.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jeff Gower comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Gower 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Yukihiro Yamamoto scores the fight 45:50
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight 45:50
Judge Yuuki Gou scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jeff Gower!

Jeff Gower is the new lightweight champion!
Jeff Gower 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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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
79%

 

Event: Syn 531 - Incendiary     
Date:   Jun 24, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between George Pedro and Wilder Wein. Wein has chosen Wilder Wein as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

176 cm
31
202 lbs
36 - 11 - 2
187 cm
32
187 lbs
32 - 8 - 4
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 11 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, George Pedro!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 8 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Wilder Wein!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Phil Schofield and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A swing and a miss from Pedro.
Wein moves away from the strike by Pedro.
Pedro has a takedown stuffed.
Nice uppercut there from Wein.
A clash of legs there as Pedro blocks the low kick.
Pedro uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Wein.
Wein throws a leg kick
enabling Pedro to counter with a crisp jab.
Pedro connects with a good right hand that stumbles Wein. Wein circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Wein on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Pedro misses with an uppercut.
Wein feints and then cracks Pedro's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Pedro down.
Wein slips a straight right by Pedro.
Pedro fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Pedro's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Pedro duly obliges.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nice defenses there by Wein.
Nice defenses there by Wein.
Pedro looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wein lands a nice looking kick to the body. Pedro takes a step back to recover.
Pedro keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Pedro throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Wein sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Pedro blocks a leg kick.
Wein throws a leg kick but Pedro moved away.
A counter left hand to the body from Pedro misses its target.
Pedro throws a shot from downtown. Wein moves away and avoids it.
Wein now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Pedro uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Wein.
Wein slips a jab from Pedro.
Wein scores with the left hand. Pedro knows he should have avoided that one.
A solid leg kick lands there for Wein.
Wein scores with a kick to the body.
Wein misses with a wild combination.
Pedro moves out of range of the body kick from Wein.
Wein throws a big shot that misses.
Pedro misses with a body shot.
Wein throws out a counter right but Pedro avoids it with no problem.
Wein uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Pedro.
A swing and a miss from Pedro.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wein slips under a jab.
Wein lands a nice looking kick to the body. Pedro takes a step back to recover.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Pedro takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Pedro on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Pedro slips a straight right by Wein.
Wein throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Wein digs a good body shot into Pedro's ribs.
Wein throws a low kick but Pedro moves out of range easily.
Wein slips a jab from Pedro.
Pedro backing away here, and Wein unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Wein with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Pedro is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Pedro takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Pedro staying out of range there.
Wein staying out of range there.
Wilder Wein is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Wein slips under a jab from Pedro.
Wein on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Wein just misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wein displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Pedro throws out the jab.
Wein looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Pedro swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Wein.
Wein lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Wein misses with a kick to the body.
The fighters circling - Pedro throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Pedro throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Wein thinks about the counter body kick.
Wein paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Wein misses with a hook.
Wein throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Wein lands a leg kick that knocks Pedro off balance momentarily.
Wein misses with a hook.
Pedro throws out a loose jab but Wein uses good head movement to avoid it.
Pedro looks to score with a jab to the body but Wein is just out of range.
Pedro checks a leg kick nicely.
Wein misses with a body kick.
Pedro drops down looking for a counter takedown but Wein sprawls and moves away.
Wein fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Pedro.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wein throws a body punch but Pedro moves out of range.
Wein lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Pedro lands a glancing blow to the side of Wein's head.
Wein throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Wein slips under a jab.
Wein misses the shot to the body.
Pedro ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Pedro misses with a hook. Wein ducked under it nicely.
A chopping leg kick lands by Wein.
Pedro throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Pedro ducks under a wild hook from Wein.
Pedro thows a leg kick but Wein checks it
and Wein counters with a left to the body.
Wein moves out of range of the strikes.
Wein misses the shot to the body.
Good exchange - Wein coming out on top.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Pedro bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A little feinted left hand from Pedro on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Pedro throws a sloppy body shot
and Wein counters with a lovely straight right hand!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Pedro throws a series of punches but Wein moves out of range.
Wein changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Pedro lands with an uppercut that bounces Wein off the cage and back into range.
A thudding body kick lands there by Wein!
Pedro takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Wein swinging wildly here.
Pedro throws a leg kick but Wein checks it.
Wein pivots, looking for a leg kick but Pedro is out of range and Wein settles back down.
Wein fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Pedro manages to avoid it.
Pedro defending well as Wein loads up on a big left hand.
Pedro uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Wein.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wein throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Pedro will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Wein throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Pedro throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Pedro tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Wein bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pedro misses the shot to the body.
Wein throws a looping overhand right but Pedro ducks down to avoid it.
Wein throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Pedro stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Pedro dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Wein. That did some damage!
Pedro throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Wein throws a low kick, looking for Pedro's leg but Pedro calmly moves out of range.
Wein misses with an uppercut. Pedro saw that one coming.

Pedro looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Wein avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Pedro.
Wein is trying to maintain the position but Pedro is very close to passing his half guard.
Wein avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Pedro.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wein is looking to control Pedro's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Wein avoid being mounted?
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Wein tries to kick Pedro off but Pedro keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Wein keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Pedro seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Wein does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Wein uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Pedro.
Wein scores with a hook to the body. Pedro takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Pedro takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Wein throws a leg kick

and Pedro counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Pedro.
Pedro throwing strikes but missing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pedro working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Pedro accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Pedro throws a big right hand that misses.
Wein working a defensive guard here.
Pedro postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Wein seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Pedro is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Wein pulls Pedro in close to prevent any damage.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Pedro accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Pedro throwing strikes but missing.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Pedro distracts Wein 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.

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


Pedro fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Wein.
Pedro takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Pedro misses with a straight left.
Pedro scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Wein tries to score with a low kick but Pedro moves his leg out of the way.
An attempted straight right counter from Pedro misses the target.
Pedro is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Wein takes a swing at Pedro's ribcage but misses.
Wein throws the left hand but Pedro avoids the punch easily.
Wein takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Wein turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Wein staying out of range there.
Pedro throws a good cross that connects.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pedro moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Pedro walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
The crowd cheers as Wein lands an impressive looking overhand right. Pedro doesn't seem phased though.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Wein throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Pedro keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Pedro wants to land a leg kick but Wein is out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wein looks to land a body kick but Pedro moved away.
Pedro throws a shot from downtown. Wein moves away and avoids it.
Pedro throws a hook but Wein avoids it easily.
Pedro defending well as Wein loads up on a big left hand.
Wein ducks under a wild hook from Pedro.
And Wein responds with a good body kick, but Pedro manages to step out the way in time.
Pedro throws a front kick aimed at Wein's knee but Wein avoids it well.
Pedro misses with a looping left.
Wein connects with a single shot there.
Pedro uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Wein has time to react.
Wein pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Wein pivots, looking for a leg kick but Pedro is out of range and Wein settles back down.
Pedro misses with a low kick.
Pedro throws a quick inside leg kick.
Wein staying out of range there.
Pedro checks the leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Pedro misses the target.
Pedro works Wein's body with a nice hook.
Wein thows a left - swing and a miss!
Pedro swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Pedro misses with a hook.
Pedro throws the left hand but Wein avoids the punch easily.
Wein throws a low kick, looking for Pedro's leg but Pedro calmly moves out of range.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A low kick from Pedro misses
and Wein counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Pedro loads up on a big right hand but Wein slips the punch.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Wein. Pedro shrugs it off though.
Pedro misses the shot to the body.
Pedro slips a jab from Wein.
Wein slips a jab from Pedro.
Pedro misses with an uppercut. Wein saw that one coming.
Wein throws a low kick but Pedro moves out of range easily.
Pedro is looking to counter punch.
A slow jab from Pedro misses its intended target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wein waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Pedro.
Pedro drops down looking for a counter takedown but Wein sprawls and moves away.
Pedro just misses with a punch to the body.
Pedro thows a left - swing and a miss!
Pedro throws a low kick but Wein moves out of range easily.
Pedro lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Pedro throws a leg kick
enabling Wein to counter with a crisp jab.
Wein with a jab.
A nice leg kick lands there from Wein.
Pedro misses the jab.
Wein looks to land a left hand but Pedro moved out of range nicely.
Pedro appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Wein scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Pedro tries a low kick but Wein avoids it.
Wein tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Pedro was well out of range. Poor timing from Wein.
Wein works the jab nicely.
Pedro tries to bum rush Wein with a series of wild strikes but Wein uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
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!
Wein throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Pedro tried to counter with a leg kick but Wein avoided it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wein connects with a crisp jab.
Wein walks into a left hand.
Wein connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Pedro momentarily.
Wein fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Pedro manages to avoid it.
Wein throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Pedro lands a nice hook to Wein's body. Wein takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Pedro throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Pedro fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Pedro connects with a single shot there.
Pedro lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Wein at a distance.
A jab from Wein does it's job there.
Wein is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Pedro chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Wein connects with a nice looking jab.
Pedro misses with a leg kick.
Pedro turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but George Pedro did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Pedro missing with a left hand there. Wein was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Pedro checks a leg kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Pedro misses the target.
Wein throws a nice inside leg kick.
A punch lands to the side of Pedro 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Wein tests Pedro's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Wein jabs Pedro to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Pedro checks a low kick from Wein.
Pedro will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Wilder Wein seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Wein throws a leg kick
letting Pedro counter with a right hand.
Wein lands with a nice body punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pedro dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Wein. That did some damage!
Pedro throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Wein only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Pedro looks to throw the jab but Wein is out of range.
Jab by Wein.
Pedro moves out of range of the body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wein lands with a good body shot.
Pedro looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Wein thumps Pedro with a low kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Wein.
Pedro takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Wein checks a leg kick.
Wein lands a nice looking kick to the body. Pedro takes a step back to recover.
Wein looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Pedro misses with a head kick.
Pedro missing with a left hand there. Wein was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Wein throws a front kick aimed at Pedro's knee but Pedro avoids it well.
Pedro misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Pedro misses with a few strikes there.
A solid body kick from Wein.

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

Wein uses the cage to get back to his feet.

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!
Wein scores with a jab to the head.
Nice shot lands for Pedro.
Pedro is looking to land body kicks.
Pedro throws a right hand that misses
and Wein counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Pedro with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Wein to score with a decent uppercut.
Wein catches Pedro with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Wein misses with a straight right.
That kick from Pedro tenderised Wein's leg. Wein is trying to keep his angry face on.
Pedro on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Wein moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Wein looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Pedro is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Wein.
Wein throws a body kick that misses.
Pedro tries a head kick but it misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Wein misses.
Pedro on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Wein misses the shot to the body.
Pedro is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Wein.
Pedro throws a leg kick but Wein moved away.
Wein missing with a left hand there. Pedro was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Wein lands a lovely overhand right.
Pedro misses with the combination.
A nice side step and Wein releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Pedro takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Pedro rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Wein moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Wein scores with a spinning back kick!
Wein throws a front kick that sends Pedro stumbling back into the cage.
Pedro takes one to the side of the head.
Pedro misses with an uppercut. Wein saw that one coming.
Wein looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wein throws a body kick that misses.
Pedro appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Pedro checks a leg kick.
Wein misses with a left hand
and Pedro counters with a left to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pedro defending well as Wein loads up on a big left hand.
Wein connects with an inside leg kick.
Wein tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Pedro takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Pedro lands a nice leg kick that just misses Wein's sensitive parts.
The fighters circling - Wein throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Wein ducks under a wild hook from Pedro.
Wein thows a body kick. Pedro tries to catch it but that hurt him.
That kick from Wein tenderised Pedro's leg. Pedro is trying to keep his angry face on.
Wein lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Pedro circles away quickly and effectively.
Pedro tries to work over Wein's front leg with a kick but Wein checks it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Wein misses with a looping left.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Wilder Wein dominated that fourth round.
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!


Pedro ducks right into an uppercut from Wein.
Wein throws a solid leg kick but Pedro takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Wein.
Wein ducks under a wild hook from Pedro.
Wein on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Pedro pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Wein back to the cage. Pedro follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Pedro misses with an uppercut
and Wein counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Pedro misses the shot to the body.
Wein lands a front kick.
Wein lands a front kick.
A low kick from Wein is predictable there

and Pedro counters with a takedown into side control.
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!
Wein is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Wein regains half guard, as Pedro was trying to land strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pedro lands with a punch from half guard.
Pedro throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Wein avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Pedro.
Pedro scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Pedro thows a huge punch but Wein dodges it nicely.
Pedro looks to land a strike but Wein avoids it nicely and regains full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wein avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Pedro forces his way into half guard.
Pedro lands strikes from half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Pedro throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Wein preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.
Wein is trying to get back to full guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pedro thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Pedro thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Wein keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Pedro 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.
Pedro not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Wein avoids the body shot from Pedro.

Wein gets tackled into the cage by Pedro. Pedro maintains the clinch.
Pedro lands a body shot.
Pedro drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Wein gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Wein lands on the inside with an uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pedro fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Wein misses with a punch on the inside.
Pedro lands a body punch in the clinch.
A right handed body shot lands from Pedro.
Wein is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Wein misses with a hook from the clinch.
Wein blocks an uppercut.
Pedro blocking some punches.
Pedro drops down looking for an ankle pick but Wein pulls his leg out and moves away.
Wein blocks a jab.
Wein scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Wein throws a low kick but Pedro moves out of range easily.
A slow jab from Pedro misses its intended target.
Pedro throws a shot from downtown. Wein moves away and avoids it.
Wein slips a straight right by Pedro.
Wein fakes the leg kick and cracks Pedro in the body.

And that's the end of the fight!
George Pedro showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Pedro 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 Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 48:47
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 47:49
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 47:49

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Wilder Wein!

Wilder Wein is the new middleweight champion!
Wilder Wein 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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FIGHT
RATING
67%

 

Event: EVO 06212017     
Date:   Jun 21, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Karim Bashorov and Billy Beast. Bashorov's entrance music is Hangar 18. A fine choice. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

190 cm
36
194 lbs
32 - 6 - 0
188 cm
34
207 lbs
40 - 14 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Karim Bashorov!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Billy Beast!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Paul Tew and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Beast turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Bashorov takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A big left from Bashorov misses.
Karim Bashorov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Beast takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

Bashorov shoots in and gets a takedown into Beast's guard.

Beast has his feet on Bashorov's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
We've been hearing reports that Bashorov has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.

Beast rushes Bashorov and presses him up against the cage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Beast misses with a punch to the body.
Bashorov gets through Beast's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Bashorov is working for takedown but Beast is calmly controlling the position for now.
Beast softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Beast blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Bashorov wants a takedown but no success here.

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

Bashorov has his foot on Beast's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Beast works his way back into a safe position though.
Beast controlling from the top position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bashorov looking to control but Beast passes into half guard.
Beast wants to pass to mount but Bashorov is defending the position.
Bashorov wants to control but Beast is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Bashorov is looking for a sweep. Beast is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Beast controlling the action here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Beast's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Bashorov works his way to full guard. Good work.
Beast stopping the sweep attempt from Bashorov.
Beast looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Bashorov is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Bashorov is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Beast is aware though and is defending well.
Beast must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.

Bashorov has an active guard here but Beast has managed to pass into half guard.
Bashorov has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Beast is working away from the top position though.
Bashorov moves into full guard.

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.
Bashorov not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

Beast avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Bashorov looking for a sweep. Not yet Bashorov, not yet.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Bashorov connects with a jab.
Bashorov doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Beast uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bashorov.
Beast swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Beast scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Bashorov circles away from the clinch attempt.
Beast tries to clinch up.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Billy Beast will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Bashorov throws out a loose jab but Beast uses good head movement to avoid it.
Beast swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Bashorov lands a nice looking body shot.
Bashorov connects with a looping right hand.
Beast tries to clinch but Bashorov is having none of it.
Beast tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bashorov was well out of range. Poor timing from Beast.
A swing and a miss from Bashorov.
Bashorov fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Beast avoids it really well and circles away.
Beast looks to score with a jab to the body but Bashorov is just out of range.
Bashorov has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Beast.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Beast is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Bashorov.
Bashorov connects with a body shot.
Beast is looking to clinch.
Bashorov misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Beast.
Bashorov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Beast moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bashorov rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Beast counters with a good, hard body kick but Bashorov shrugs it off.
Bashorov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Beast pivots, looking for a leg kick but Bashorov is out of range and Beast settles back down.
Bashorov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Beast moves away.
Bashorov misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Beast scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Bashorov doesn't seem bothered though.
Beast lands with a thumping leg kick.
Bashorov misses with a straight left.
Bashorov misses with a hook.
Beast blocks a jab.
The fighters circle momentarily. Beast darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Beast looks for the body kick but Bashorov saw that one coming.
Beast tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Bashorov is able to avoid easily.
Bashorov throwing a counter right hand but Beast manages to avoid it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bashorov. Beast does a little dance to reset his feet.
Beast looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Beast scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Bashorov on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bashorov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Beast moves away.
Beast lands with a right hand.
Billy Beast is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Bashorov cracks Beast with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Bashorov throws a big shot that misses.
Bashorov misses the shot to the body.
Nice sprawl there from Beast as Bashorov shoots in.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Karim Bashorov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Beast keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Bashorov.
Nice uppercut lands for Beast. That snapped Bashorov's head back.
Bashorov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Beast moves away.
Beast appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.

Beast clinches up against the cage.
Beast misses with a punch to the body.
Beast doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Bashorov has double underhooks and is working for a body lock takedown. He's got it. The fighters land in half guard but Beast regains guard immediately.
Bashorov throwing strikes from guard but Beast blocks nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Beast has momentary wrist control but Bashorov slips an elbow through the middle.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Bashorov trying to control but Beast is working from the bottom.
Bashorov scoring with some ground and pound.
Bashorov trying to control but Beast is working from the bottom.

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.
Bashorov is working Beast over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Bashorov with a flurry of punches that miss.
Bashorov throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Beast works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Karim Bashorov overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Bashorov is looking to work some ground and pound but Beast has wrist control.
Bashorov throwing strikes but missing.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Beast scores with a shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Bashorov takes one to the chin there.
Beast misses with a kick to the body.
Bashorov will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Beast is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
An inside leg kick from Beast misses.
Billy Beast seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A big right from Beast misses.
Beast stuffs the takedown attempt from Bashorov. Bashorov gets slowly back to his feet.
Bashorov throws out a loose jab but Beast uses good head movement to avoid it.
Bashorov punishes Beast's body with a nice straight punch.
Beast takes a swing at Bashorov's ribcage but misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bashorov moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bashorov. Beast does a little dance to reset his feet.
Beast smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Beast keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
It seemed like Beast was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Nice sprawl there from Beast as Bashorov shoots in.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bashorov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Beast.
Beast bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Bashorov's head.
Bashorov moves out of range of the leg kick from Beast.
A slapping leg kick lands for Beast.
Beast misses with a straight left.
Beast swings widly with a right hand
and Bashorov counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Bashorov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Beast moves away.
Beast bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Bashorov's head backwards.
Beast punishes Bashorov's body with a nice straight punch.
Bashorov swings for the body but Beast moves out of range.
Beast tries to counter with a clinch but Bashorov shakes him off and moves away.
Beast connects with a leg kick. Bashorov looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Bashorov misses the shot to the body.
Beast looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Bashorov fails with the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Karim Bashorov. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Beast wants to clinch.
Beast shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bashorov 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.
Beast scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Bashorov doesn't seem bothered though.
Bashorov lands a head shot.
Beast turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Bashorov waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Beast.
Beast misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bashorov.
A jab from Bashorov does it's job there.
Beast bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Bashorov slips under a jab from Beast.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Beast jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Beast lands with an overhand left.

Bashorov closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Beast to the mat! Beast manages to get full guard.
Bashorov wants to control from the top but Beast keeps moving.
Bashorov 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.
Bashorov throwing strikes from guard but Beast blocks nicely.
Bashorov forces his way into half guard.
Beast keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Bashorov wants to lay and pray for a moment but Beast keeps working.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Beast is controlling Bashorov's trapped leg to prevent Bashorov from advancing to side control.
Bashorov seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Beast does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Bashorov is really struggling to control Beast but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Beast tries to roll over but Bashorov keeps him under control.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Bashorov tries for a takedown but Beast sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Bashorov takes a swing at Beast's ribcage but misses.
Beast has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Beast there as he acknowledges the shot.

Bashorov feints and as Beast raises his hands in defense, Bashorov changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Billy Beast just about did enough to take it.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Beast looks to score with a jab to the body but Bashorov is just out of range.
Jab, jab by Bashorov - just one landing.
Beast cracks the inside of Bashorov's front leg.
Bashorov checks a low kick from Beast.
Bashorov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Beast tries to land a leg kick but Bashorov saw it coming and moves away.
Bashorov swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Beast throws a leg kick but Bashorov moved away.
Beast changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Beast on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Bashorov misses the jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Beast slips a straight right by Bashorov.
Beast looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Beast moves away from the strike by Bashorov.
Bashorov throws a looping overhand right but Beast ducks down to avoid it.
Beast looks to land a body kick but Bashorov moved away.
The fighters circling - Bashorov throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Beast is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Bashorov with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Beast uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bashorov.
Bashorov fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Nice straight punches there by Bashorov. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Bashorov.
Bashorov looks to throw the jab but Beast is out of range.
Beast feints a counter leg kick.
Beast has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Beast throws a shot from downtown. Bashorov moves away and avoids it.
Bashorov misses with a body shot.
Bashorov doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Bashorov moves out of range as Beast throws a body kick.
Bashorov takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Beast avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Beast uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bashorov.
Bashorov misses with a two punch combination.
Beast pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Beast scores with a shot to the body.
Beast throws a leg kick but Bashorov checks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Beast loads up on a big right hand but Bashorov slips the punch.
Bashorov looks to score with a jab to the body but Beast is just out of range.
Beast tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Bashorov is able to avoid easily.
Beast cracks Bashorov with an open hand slap.
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!
Bashorov 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.
Bashorov getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Bashorov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bashorov looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Beast blocks a jab.
A little jabbing left from Beast on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Bashorov throws a hook but Beast avoids it easily.
Beast staying out of range there.
Bashorov bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Bashorov is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Beast scores with a spinning back kick!
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Beast finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov stuns Beast with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Bashorov has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Beast finds it's way round the side to connect with Bashorov's head.
Beast throws a front kick aimed at Bashorov's knee but Bashorov avoids it well.
Beast stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Beast throws a hook but Bashorov blocks it.
Bashorov digs a good body shot into Beast's ribs.
Beast swings for the body but Bashorov moves out of range.
Bashorov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bashorov lands a two punch combo.
Beast jabs Bashorov to the body, keeping him at a distance.
An inside leg kick lands from Beast.
Beast lands a nice looking body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bashorov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Beast.
Bashorov avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Beast throws a low kick but Bashorov moves out of range easily.
Bashorov scores with a nice right hand.

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

Bashorov manages to break the clinch.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Bashorov.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Beast.
No luck for Bashorov with that takedown attempt.
Bashorov moves out of range of the strikes.
Bashorov throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Beast counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Bashorov misses with a body shot.
Bashorov throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Beast sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Beast misses with a leg kick.
Bashorov shoots in for a takedown but Beast shows good takedown defense.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Billy Beast will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Bashorov cracks Beast with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Bashorov works Beast's body with a nice hook.
Beast moves into range and connects with a jab.
Beast ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Nice shot lands for Bashorov.
Bashorov cracks Beast with an open hand slap.
Bashorov lands a really nice looking cross but Beast seems unphased.

Bashorov shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Beast's guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Beast is adopting a defensive guard.
Bashorov wants to control from the top but Beast keeps moving.
Bashorov controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Beast keeping full guard, as Bashorov tries to pass.
Beast pulls Bashorov in close to prevent any damage.
Bashorov connects with a couple of short punches.
Beast being controlled here, momentarily.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Beast throws an overhand right that lands on Bashorov's shoulder, as Bashorov tries to avoid the shot.
Karim Bashorov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Billy Beast 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.
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.
Bashorov lands with a cross.
Beast tries to clinch but Bashorov moves away
and Bashorov counters with a straight right hand.
Bashorov misses with a body shot.
Decent striking displayed by Bashorov there.
Bashorov looks to land a right hand but Beast moved out of range.
Bashorov tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Bashorov slips under a jab.
Bashorov fails to land with a series of punches.
Bashorov throws a hook but Beast avoids it easily.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Beast! But no joy.
Bashorov fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Beast looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Bashorov dives in and grabs Beast's left leg, looking for a takedown. Beast pushes down on Bashorov's head and hops out.
Bashorov scores with a jab to the jaw.

Beast instigates a clinch.
Beast has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Bashorov jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Beast walks away with a smile on his face. Bashorov gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Beast fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bashorov manages to avoid it.
A punch combination from Bashorov misses.
Beast swings away with a leg kick that misses.
A jab from Bashorov misses.
Beast displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Bashorov throws out the jab.
Bashorov scores with a shot to the body.
A slow jab from Beast misses its intended target.

Bashorov closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Bashorov lands in his opponent's guard.
Bashorov trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Bashorov trying to control the position from guard on top but Beast is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Bashorov accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Bashorov with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Bashorov wants to control from the top but Beast keeps moving.
Bashorov is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Beast is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Beast moves out of range of the strikes.
Beast thinks about the counter body kick.
Bashorov throws a hook but Beast avoids it easily.

And that's the end of the fight!
Karim Bashorov showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Beast has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 49:46
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 47:49
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 48:48

The fight is ruled a draw!

Karim Bashorov retains his title. It's always disappointing when a championship fight ends as a draw but that's what happens when you leave the fight in the judges hands!
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Event: GK 134 - Cole vs Buckshank     
Date:   Jun 17, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Leeland Lillard and Chubby Noel. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

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27
217 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
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25
215 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
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Insanely flexible
BJJ Brown Belt
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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 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Leeland Lillard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Chubby Noel!
The judges for this bout are Steve Montenegro, Eddie Farnsworth and David Schapiro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Lillard clinches up with Noel and pushes him back against the cage.
Lillard definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Lillard throws a punch but it's blocked by Noel.

Noel breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Lillard ducks right into an uppercut from Noel.
Noel steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Lillard.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Noel checks a leg kick.
Noel takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Lillard on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Noel ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Lillard delivers a nice body kick.
Lillard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Noel throws a series of punches but Lillard moves out of range.
Lillard moves out of range as Noel strikes.
Noel throws a combination that misses
and Lillard counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Noel tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
A jab from Noel does it's job there.
Chubby Noel seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Lillard ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Noel misses with a double jab
and Lillard counters with a nice low kick that buckles Noel's knee momentarily.
Lillard throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Lillard waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Noel.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lillard fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Lillard wants to clinch up but Noel keeps it at a distance.
Noel is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Lillard connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Noel's hands.
Lillard throws a big shot that misses.
Noel dips to his left and cracks Lillard with an uppercut!
Noel lands with a nice body punch.

Lillard moves into the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Lillard.
Noel blocking some punches.
Noel blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Lillard tries to throw a body punch but Noel avoids it by throwing Lillard back against the cage.
Noel will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Lillard up against the cage.

Noel breaks from the clinch.
Noel throws a jab when Lillard was well out of range.
Lillard misses with a few strikes there.
Lillard throws a head kick that Noel semi-blocks.

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!
Lillard scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Noel takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Noel misses with an uppercut.
Noel slips a jab from Lillard.
Noel lands a slapping body shot.
Noel throws an overhand right that lands on Lillard's shoulder, as Lillard tries to avoid the shot.
Nice straight punches there by Noel. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Noel.
Noel swinging wildly here.
Noel takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Lillard throws a hook but Noel avoids it easily.
Noel lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Noel is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Lillard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Noel!
Noel misses with an uppercut
and Lillard counters with a straight right hand.
Lillard thuds his shin into the meat of Noel's side.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lillard fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Noel blocks a body shot from Lillard.
Lillard lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Lillard gets through Noel's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Lillard.
Noel lands a left hand.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Lillard works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Lillard misses with a body punch.
Lillard throws a punch but it's blocked by Noel.
Noel swings wildly with an uppercut but Lillard uses good head movement to avoid it.
Noel stalling in the clinch but Lillard improves position.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Noel.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Lillard.
A short uppercut from Lillard.
Lillard lands a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Noel misses with some punches.
Noel blocks a body shot from Lillard.
Lillard lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Noel backwards.
Lillard lands a body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Lillard scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Lillard lands a right hand that snaps the head of Noel backwards.
Good body shot from Lillard.
Noel looks winded!
Lillard pushes Noel back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A nice left hand lands by Lillard.
Noel wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.

Noel's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
A good leg kick by Lillard.
Noel glances at the clock... BAM! Lillard nails him with a big right hand! A momentary lapse in concentration sends Noel crashing to the mat! The referee steps in and this one is over! Damn, Noel is out of it, he thinks the ref is his opponent!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Leeland Lillard!
Leeland Lillard decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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RATING
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Event: GAMMA#642 Shin v McTearson     
Date:   Jun 17, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Yegor Klitschko and Thorbjorn Heimendahl. Thorbjorn Heimendahl acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

200 cm
37
248 lbs
32 - 23 - 0
201 cm
27
262 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 23 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Yegor Klitschko!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Thorbjorn Heimendahl!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Andrew Berry and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Klitschko throws a combination that misses
and Heimendahl counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

Heimendahl forces Klitschko back against the cage and clinches.
Klitschko controlling the action here for a moment.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Heimendahl.
Klitschko misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Heimendahl.
Klitschko tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Our sources have told us that Klitschko has been working on his elbows in the gym.
Klitschko misses with a punch to the body.
Heimendahl throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Klitschko working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Heimendahl stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Heimendahl softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Klitschko can't find room to land a body shot as Heimendahl controls the action.
Heimendahl lands a hook that snaps the head of Klitschko backwards.
Still in the clinch, Heimendahl scores with a nice short uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A short right from Heimendahl on the inside.
Klitschko tries a body shot but Heimendahl blocks it.
Heimendahl blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Heimendahl cracks Klitschko with a nice body shot.
Klitschko is breathing heavily.
Good body shot from Heimendahl.
Heimendahl lands a hook to the side of the head.
Klitschko takes an elbow to the forehead.
Heimendahl misses with a hook to the ribs.
Heimendahl lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Heimendahl scores with a hook to the body.
Nice body punch from Heimendahl - that landed with a thud.
Heimendahl lands with a right to the head.
Klitschko throws a punch but it's blocked by Heimendahl.
Heimendahl has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Klitschko seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Heimendahl can turn it around.
Heimendahl lands with a light punch inside.
Nice body punch from Heimendahl.
Heimendahl lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

Klitschko is rocked!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Heimendahl's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Heimendahl lands a nice hook to Klitschko's body. Klitschko takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Heimendahl looks to score with a jab to the body but Klitschko is just out of range.
Heimendahl shakes his hands by his side, trying to relax. Klitschko takes his eyes off the ball for a moment - Heimendahl sees the opportunity and cracks him with a massive hook! Klitschko bends double and collapses on top of himself - he's out! The crowd are going absolutely nuts! Wow, what a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Thorbjorn Heimendahl!
Thorbjorn Heimendahl thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
65%

 

 
 
 
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