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Event: Syn 561 - Any Given Day     
Date:   Jan 19, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis (ranked 132 p4p, 20 weight class) and Kostas Karelis (ranked 915 p4p, 132 weight class). Karelis has chosen Sail - AwolNation as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

184 cm
38
206 lbs
47 - 16 - 0
182 cm
28
222 lbs
20 - 15 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 47 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kostas Karelis!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kakoullis fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Karelis checks it well.
Karelis tries to counter by closing the distance.
Karelis on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Karelis throws a push kick but Kakoullis slaps the foot to one side.
Karelis looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kakoullis scores with a jab to the head.
Karelis throws a right hand that misses
and Kakoullis counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Karelis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Karelis.
Karelis avoids the body shot from Kakoullis.
Karelis chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kakoullis can pounce on him.

Karelis clinches with his opponent.
Karelis tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kakoullis misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kakoullis scores with a shoulder strike.
Karelis misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Kakoullis.
Karelis lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Karelis misses with a knee to the head.
Karelis lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Kakoullis is struggling to control the position.

Kakoullis pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Kostas Karelis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis thumps Karelis with a low kick.
Kakoullis ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Kakoullis connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.

It looks like Kostas Karelis has been cut.
Kakoullis looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Karelis blocks the body kick.
Kakoullis looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Karelis lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Karelis moves out of range as Kakoullis throws a body kick.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but Karelis moves out of range easily.
Kakoullis is looking to land body kicks.
A little jabbing left from Karelis on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kakoullis has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Kakoullis throws a half hearted mid kick.
Karelis checks the leg kick nicely there.

Kakoullis cracks Karelis with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Kakoullis has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Karelis to stand back up!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Karelis misses the jab.
Karelis throws a right hand that misses
and Kakoullis counters with a straight right hand.

Karelis is rocked!
Are you kidding me?! Kakoullis ducked down and unloaded an uppercut from hell that sent Karelis clean off his feet! Someone make me a GIF - that's knockout of the night for sure!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Sotiris Kakoullis!
During a confident post fight interview, Sotiris Kakoullis thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: GAMMA#685 Defoe v Bixby     
Date:   Jan 13, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Menace Defoe (ranked 8 p4p, 2 weight class) and Buzz Bixby (ranked 39 p4p, 6 weight class). Defoe's entrance music is Bodies. A fine choice. 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?

188 cm
30
213 lbs
22 - 4 - 0
188 cm
30
215 lbs
18 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Menace Defoe!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Buzz Bixby!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Defoe misses with a low kick.
Menace Defoe seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Defoe looks for the body kick but Bixby saw that one coming.
Defoe throws a lazy right hand but Bixby sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Defoe throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Bixby.
Good standup being displayed there by Bixby as he connects with a hook.
Defoe lands with a kick to the ribs.
A clash of legs there as Bixby blocks the low kick.
Bixby feints the counter takedown.
Good work by Bixby as he checks the leg kick.
Bixby 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 lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Bixby's coach down at Gym Beam was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Bixby's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Defoe lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Bixby circles away quickly and effectively.
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.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bixby. Defoe does a little dance to reset his feet.
Defoe throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
The fight stays on the outside here - Defoe looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bixby takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Defoe tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Bixby is able to avoid easily.
Bixby scores with a crisp jab that stopped Defoe in his tracks.
Bixby throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Defoe.
It looked like Defoe was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Bixby.
Defoe attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Bixby slips under a jab.
Bixby with the counter takedown but Defoe avoids it easily.
Defoe ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Bixby misses the shot to the body.
Bixby throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Bixby misses with an uppercut.
Bixby moves away from the strike by Defoe.
A clash of legs there as Bixby blocks the low kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bixby slips a straight right by Defoe.
Bixby tests Defoe's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Bixby misses with an uppercut. Defoe saw that one coming.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Defoe lands with a shot to the body.
Bixby has a takedown stuffed.
Bixby lands a body shot.
Defoe scores with a jab to the jaw.
Bixby takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Bixby tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
A head kick misses from Defoe.
Bixby lands a slapping body shot.
Defoe's corner calls for a 1-2. Defoe obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bixby swinging wildly here.
Bixby throws a hook to the side of Defoe's head but Defoe sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
The fighters circle momentarily. Bixby darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Defoe throws a right and a left that both miss.
Bixby drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Defoe defends it well.
Defoe throws a head kick but Bixby moves out of range.
Defoe misses with a wild body shot.
Bixby misses with a body shot.
Menace Defoe is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Bixby misses with a left hand
and Bixby takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Bixby dips to his left and cracks Defoe with an uppercut!
Bixby gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Defoe connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Bixby moves away from the strike by Defoe.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bixby looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Defoe is fending him off so far but Bixby persists. Nope, Defoe circles away and we're back to standing.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bixby ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Defoe moves away.
Defoe tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bixby was well out of range. Poor timing from Defoe.
Defoe doesn't manage to clinch there - Bixby circles away.
Defoe closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Defoe throws a big shot that misses.
Defoe scoring well with a low kick there.
Nice body punch from Bixby.
Defoe pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Defoe steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bixby.
Defoe takes a jab right on the kisser.
Defoe tries to land a front kick but Bixby steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Bixby is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Defoe misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Bixby is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Menace Defoe 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.


Defoe misses with a low kick.
Bixby waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Defoe.
Bixby closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Bixby just misses with a punch to the body.
Defoe showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Bixby.
Bixby moves out of range as Defoe throws a body kick.
Bixby thows a left - swing and a miss!
Defoe looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Defoe.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from Bixby finds it's way through Defoe's defenses.
Defoe lands a jab to the nose.
Defoe lands with a kick to the temple. Bixby shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"

It looks like Buzz Bixby has been cut.
A good leg kick by Defoe.
Defoe takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Defoe misses with a straight right.
Defoe keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Bixby.
Defoe with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Bixby to score with a decent uppercut.
Defoe scores with a spinning back kick!
Defoe tries to land a leg kick but Bixby saw it coming and moves away.
A chopping leg kick lands by Defoe.
Bixby chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Defoe can pounce on him.
Defoe throws a head kick but Bixby moves out of range.
Defoe lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Bixby takes a swing at Defoe's ribcage but misses.
Defoe throws a head kick but Bixby moves out of range.
Bixby connects with a right hand. Defoe shakes it off.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Defoe takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Defoe lets loose with a powerful body kick. Bixby will feel that in the morning.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bixby lands with an uppercut that bounces Defoe off the cage and back into range.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Bixby might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Defoe has got the better of the exchanges.
Bixby fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Decent striking displayed by Defoe there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bixby. Defoe does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bixby moves out of range as Defoe strikes.
Bixby looks to land a left hand but Defoe moved out of range nicely.
Bixby avoids the head kick by Defoe.
Bixby tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Defoe displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Bixby throws out the jab.
Defoe takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Bixby blocks the body kick.
Bixby throws a combination. Defoe tries to block but a couple of punches get through.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bixby avoids the body shot from Defoe.
Bixby moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Bixby checks the leg kick nicely there.
Bixby misses with a jab, cross combination.
Menace Defoe is winning the standup battle so far.
Defoe connects with a body shot that sends Bixby's belly button to the back.
Bixby misses with a wild combination.
Defoe lands a slapping body shot.
Bixby jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Defoe misses with a low kick as Bixby jumps back.
Bixby takes a swing at Defoe's ribcage but misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bixby takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Bixby throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Defoe on the side of the head.
Defoe takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bixby waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Defoe.
Bixby keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Defoe throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Bixby throws a big shot that misses.
Defoe swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Defoe misses with a kick to the body.
Defoe connects with a single shot there.
Defoe swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Defoe pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Defoe moves in looking to clinch but Bixby pushes him off.
Bixby feints the counter takedown.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Buzz Bixby will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Buzz Bixby's cut.
That's time! Defoe's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Bixby takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Nice body punch from Defoe.
Bixby moves out of range of the body kick from Defoe.
Defoe fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Bixby is out of range.
Defoe throws a shot to the body.
Bixby dives in for a single leg takedown but Defoe sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Good work by Bixby as he checks the leg kick.
Defoe throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Bixby has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Defoe.
Bixby scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Defoe cracks Bixby with a good jab.
Defoe is looking to land body kicks.
Defoe tries to land a leg kick but Bixby saw it coming and moves away.
Bixby walks forward, straight into a front kick from Defoe.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bixby throws a body shot but no joy.
Bixby takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Bixby takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Defoe swinging wildly here.
Defoe moves out of range of the strikes.
Defoe throws a body kick, spinning off balance

and Bixby counters with a takedown into side control.
Bixby is looking to take a break and control but Defoe is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Defoe parries the strikes from Bixby easily there. Bixby is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Defoe to escape.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bixby remains in side control and seems content to stay there. It's a versatile position from which he can work both strikes and submissions, whilst maintaining that control, so maybe he'll sit here for a while.
Defoe prevents Bixby from improving position.
Bixby misses with the ground and pound.
Bixby wants to lay and pray for a moment but Defoe keeps working.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Bixby is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bixby throws a big shot that misses.
Defoe jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Bixby lands with an uppercut that bounces Defoe off the cage and back into range.
The fighters circle momentarily. Bixby darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Bixby fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Defoe on the side of the head.
Bixby shoots in but no luck this time.
Bixby moves out of range as Defoe throws a body kick.
Bixby on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Bixby connects with a good right hand that stumbles Defoe. Defoe circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Defoe cracks the inside of Bixby's front leg.
Defoe will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Defoe misses.
Jab from Bixby.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Defoe tries to score with a low kick but Bixby moves his leg out of the way.
Defoe takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Bixby misses with a two punch combination.
Defoe misses the jab.
Defoe fails with an attempt to clinch.
Defoe throws a hook to the side of Bixby's head but Bixby sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Defoe throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Bixby drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Defoe defends it well.
Defoe attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Defoe drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Menace Defoe did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Buzz Bixby's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Bixby shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
enabling Defoe to counter with a crisp jab.
Bixby throws out a loose jab but Defoe uses good head movement to avoid it.
Defoe was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Bixby gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Bixby takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Defoe throws a nice inside leg kick.
Bixby throws a hook to the side of Defoe's head but Defoe sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
The crowd cheers as Defoe lands an impressive looking overhand right. Bixby doesn't seem phased though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Defoe steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bixby.
Bixby misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Defoe counters with a nice uppercut.
Defoe throws a lazy right hand but Bixby sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Defoe bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Bixby's head backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Defoe scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Bixby's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Some wild striking there from Bixby.
Defoe throws a series of punches but Bixby avoids them all with ease.
Bixby with the counter takedown but Defoe avoids it easily.
Defoe throws the left hand but Bixby avoids the punch easily.
Defoe scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Defoe ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Defoe jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Bixby lands a body shot.
Bixby takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Some bone on bone action there as Bixby checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Nice defenses there by Defoe.
Good standup being displayed there by Defoe as he connects with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bixby staying out of range there.
Defoe misses with a head kick.
Bixby keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Defoe.
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.
Bixby throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Defoe counter with a right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Defoe wants to clinch up but Bixby keeps it at a distance.
Defoe throws a solid leg kick but Bixby takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Defoe.
Defoe doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Nice sprawl there from Defoe as Bixby shoots in.
Menace Defoe has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Buzz Bixby.
A big right from Bixby misses.
Bixby misses with a wild body shot.
Defoe connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Bixby momentarily.
Defoe looks to score with a jab to the body but Bixby is just out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Defoe uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bixby.
Defoe thuds his shin into the meat of Bixby's side.
Defoe wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Bixby takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Defoe lands with a kick to the ribs.
Bixby is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Defoe stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.

Defoe closes the distance and clinches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Defoe.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Bixby.
Bixby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Defoe lands a right hand.
Defoe working aggressively here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bixby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Defoe blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Defoe 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.
Defoe tries to work over Bixby's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Bixby has picked Defoe up - he's going for a ride! Bixby dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
Bixby with the ground and pound but Defoe uses the opportunity to regain guard.
Bixby has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Defoe has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Defoe is trying to hold Bixby in close to prevent damage but Bixby has managed to pass into half guard.
Bixby not landing any meaningful shots this time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Menace Defoe had his way with Buzz Bixby in that round.
The cut man is working on Buzz Bixby's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Defoe throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Bixby takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Bixby ducks under a wild hook from Defoe.
Bixby throws out a loose jab but Defoe uses good head movement to avoid it.
Defoe slips under a jab from Bixby.
Defoe scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Bixby swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Defoe lands a right hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Defoe delivers a nice body kick.
Defoe ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Bixby misses the jab.
As Bixby looks to move away, Defoe throws a big counter combo but Bixby just gets out of the way.
Defoe swings for the body but Bixby moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Defoe rushes Bixby and presses him up against the cage.
Bixby tries to break free but Defoe pushes him back against the cage.
Defoe scores with a shot to the side of Bixby's head.
Bixby misses with a punch on the inside.
Defoe misses with a hook from the clinch.
A body shot lands from Defoe.
Defoe lands a hook to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Bixby.
Bixby misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short uppercut from Defoe.
Bixby lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A right hook to the body lands for Defoe.
Defoe working aggressively here.

Bixby gets a trip takedown into half guard.
Buzz Bixby has got the better of the ground game so far.
Bixby is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Bixby is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Defoe has managed to free his arm - good work.
Buzz Bixby has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bixby thows a huge punch but Defoe dodges it nicely.
Defoe avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Bixby.
Still in half guard, Bixby seems content to control.
Defoe avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Bixby.
Bixby throws a strike but Defoe avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Bixby passes Defoe's left leg - he's now in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bixby controlling the action here.
Defoe on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Menace Defoe is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Bixby wants to pass to mount but Defoe is defending the position.
Bixby missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Defoe throws a right and a left that both miss.
Bixby misses with a looping left.
Bixby checks a low kick from Defoe.
Bixby shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Defoe as he avoids it easily.
It appears Defoe was looking to counter with a kick there.
Nice uppercut lands for Defoe. That snapped Bixby's head back.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Bixby blocks the body kick.
Bixby lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Defoe is looking to score with low kicks.

And that's the end of the fight!
Menace Defoe showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Defoe 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 49:47
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 50:45
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 50:45

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

A very excited looking Menace Defoe made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
60%

 

Event: SFC28 - Pendragon vs Yol     
Date:   Jan 13, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Timur Frunze (ranked 787 p4p, 82 weight class) and Andre Soares (ranked 1504 p4p, 163 weight class). Soares has chosen Black Sabbath - Iron Man as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Andre Soares has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

170 cm
23
140 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
174 cm
30
155 lbs
15 - 10 - 0
Decent wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Heavy handed

Urban Fighter
Red Light Coffeeshop

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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 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Timur Frunze!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Andre Soares!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Paulsen Ambrosius and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Frunze jabs Soares right on the nose. Soares blinks but takes it well.
Soares misses with a takedown attempt - Frunze sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
A little feinted left hand from Frunze on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Soares moves out of range of the body kick.
Frunze misses with a straight left.
Soares lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Soares moves out of range of the body kick.
Frunze pushes Soares away with a front kick.
Soares misses with a double jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Soares takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Soares drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Frunze defends it well.
Soares takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Frunze lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Soares misses with a hook
and Soares takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Soares is keeping his hands low and just asking to be knocked out. Frunze Raises his leg and lands a stunning axe kick! Soares is out cold, face down on the mat!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:17 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Timur Frunze!
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hype
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pop
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mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
54%

 

Event: AFA 5 - Rolla vs Neil     
Date:   Jan 13, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Dominic Trujillo (ranked 1226 p4p, 166 weight class) and Hamish Reid (ranked 1722 p4p, 236 weight class). Hamish Reid will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

175 cm
25
174 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
188 cm
25
178 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Dominic Trujillo!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Hamish Reid!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Donald Grub and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Reid fails with an attempt to clinch.
Trujillo has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Reid.
Reid lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Trujillo misses with a looping left.
Reid throws a lazy right hand but Trujillo sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Trujillo has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Trujillo misses with a wild body shot.
Reid feints a counter leg kick.
Reid throws a wild body kick that Trujillo sees coming a mile off.
Reid misses with a low kick.
Trujillo attempts a counter takedown but Reid avoids it well and moves away.
Trujillo throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Reid follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Reid lands with a straight right. Trujillo didn't see that one coming.
Reid's coach down at White Eagle was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Reid's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Reid throws a body kick that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big left from Trujillo misses.
Good standup being displayed there by Reid as he connects with a hook.
Reid misses with a straight left.
Reid moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Reid.
Reid throws a series of strikes that have Trujillo backpedaling.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Trujillo avoids a kick to the body.
Trujillo throws a body shot but no joy.
Reid just misses with a punch to the body.
Reid throws a head kick that misses.
Reid lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Trujillo circles away quickly and effectively.
Trujillo lands with a right hand.
Trujillo just misses with a punch to the body.
Reid tries to counter by closing the distance.
Reid swings for the body but Trujillo moves out of range.
Reid misses with a hook. Trujillo ducked under it nicely.
Reid throws a hook to the side of Trujillo's head but Trujillo sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Reid misses with a hook.
Trujillo throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Trujillo wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Reid lands a front kick.
Trujillo swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Reid looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reid scores with a punch to the head.
Reid takes a swing at Trujillo's ribcage but misses.
Trujillo attempts a counter takedown but Reid avoids it well and moves away.
Reid lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Reid takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Reid thumps Trujillo with a low kick.
Trujillo throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A little jabbing left from Reid on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Trujillo avoids the body shot from Reid.
Trujillo half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Reid throws a leg kick

and Trujillo counters with a takedown into side control.
Reid is looking for a sweep.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
You can see the frustration on Reid's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Trujillo lands a nice forearm strike.
Reid holds on to Trujillo's head and controls the position momentarily.
Trujillo 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.
Reid is looking to regain half guard here but Trujillo keeps moving and retains side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Trujillo working the head and body with strikes.
Trujillo throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Reid tries to bench press Trujillo off him but Trujillo keeps the position.
Trujillo trying to control the position but Reid is working away.
Trujillo is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
Reid can't do much from the bottom here.
Trujillo sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Reid is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Trujillo in side control lands a decent elbow.
An elbow from Trujillo crashes against the mat.
Trujillo creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Reid sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Trujillo tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Trujillo creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Reid sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Trujillo working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Reid struggling a bit here.
Reid is looking to reverse the position.
Trujillo is putting a hurting on Reid here, landing some big shots from side control.
Trujillo tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Reid tries to improve position but can't.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Hamish Reid 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.


A solid leg kick lands there for Reid.
Reid shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Trujillo attempts a counter takedown but Reid avoids it well and moves away.

Trujillo shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Reid pushes Trujillo off looking to stand but Trujillo dives back in and keeps control.
Reid keeps control of the position for the meantime.
Reid tries to get to full guard but Trujillo has control of the leg.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Trujillo missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Trujillo working Reid over with strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Trujillo not doing much here.
Reid is not content to let Trujillo control the position.
Trujillo seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Reid controlling the position for now.
Trujillo takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Trujillo thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Reid's head.
Trujillo is thwarting Reid's attempts to control the position.

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.
Trujillo not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Reid is trying to stand back up but Trujillo is controlling him
Trujillo sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Reid is trying to get back to full guard.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Reid moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Reid is pulling down on Trujillo's head. It's preventing any offense from Trujillo, at least for the moment.
Trujillo content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reid wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Trujillo is now in half guard.
Reid is looking to control Trujillo's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Reid avoid being mounted?
Reid is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Trujillo scores with a couple of nice shots.
Trujillo stalling away here and it's allowed Reid to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Dominic Trujillo overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Reid is trying to control the position but Trujillo postures up.
Reid is adopting a defensive guard.
Trujillo postures up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Trujillo throwing strikes but missing.
Trujillo trying to control the position from guard on top but Reid is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Trujillo wants to pass the guard but Reid is keeping the position.
Reid not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Hamish Reid is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Trujillo swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Reid follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Reid throws a low kick, looking for Trujillo's leg but Trujillo calmly moves out of range.
Reid scoring well with a low kick there.
Reid throws a leg kick but Trujillo moved away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dominic Trujillo 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. This is the final round!


Trujillo takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Reid throws a body kick that misses

and Trujillo counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Trujillo distracts Reid with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Reid is pulling down on Trujillo's head. It's preventing any offense from Trujillo, at least for the moment.
Trujillo wants to control from the top but Reid keeps moving.
Reid is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Trujillo throws a big elbow that misses.
Trujillo looking to pass the guard.
Reid wants to control the position but Trujillo says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reid is trying to stand up here but Trujillo is controlling him well.
Trujillo seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Reid wants to control but Trujillo is keeping busy.
Reid keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Reid is controlling Trujillo's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Reid is staying active underneath Trujillo, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Reid is looking for a sweep. Trujillo is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Reid keeping hold of Trujillo's head, controlling as best he can.
Trujillo is trying to control. Reid wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Reid is controlling Trujillo's trapped leg to prevent Trujillo from advancing to side control.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Trujillo on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Reid. Reid obviously looking to wear him down.
Reid throws a quick inside leg kick.
Reid stuffs the takedown.

Reid clinches up against the cage.
Trujillo lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Reid.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Reid just misses with a elbow thrown towards Trujillo's brow.
Trujillo scores with a shoulder strike.
A short body shot lands from Trujillo as the two fighters clinch.
Reid throws an elbow but it misses.
Reid throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Reid misses with some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Trujillo misses with a hook from the clinch.
Trujillo misses with a hook to the ribs.
Trujillo blocks an elbow strike.
Trujillo blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Trujillo.
Trujillo lands a right hand that snaps the head of Reid backwards.
Reid throws an elbow but it misses.
Trujillo lands with a short shot to the head.
Trujillo blocks an uppercut.
Trujillo is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Trujillo misses with a body punch.
Trujillo dodges an elbow strike from Reid.
Trujillo doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Trujillo tries for a takedown but Reid manages to get underhooks.
Nice body punch from Reid.
Trujillo takes an elbow to the temple.
Trujillo dodges an elbow strike from Reid.
Reid lands an elbow inside.
Reid avoiding damage as Trujillo throws knees to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Trujillo blocks a body shot from Reid.
Trujillo tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Trujillo throws a punch but it's blocked by Reid.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Trujillo blocks an elbow strike.
Reid tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Reid throws a punch but it's blocked by Trujillo.
With the fighters up against the cage, Reid throws an elbow but misses.
Trujillo lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Reid misses with a punch to the body.
Trujillo scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Trujillo blocks an uppercut.
Reid lands a shoulder strike.
Hamish Reid seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Reid throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Trujillo pushes Reid back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Trujillo lands with a left to the head.
Reid lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Reid just misses with a elbow thrown towards Trujillo's brow.
Reid looks to throw an elbow but misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Hamish Reid.
I think Reid 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 Phil Schofield scores the fight 28:29
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 29:28
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Dominic Trujillo!
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
43%

 

Event: UGD 95:Seok Vs Gower     
Date:   Jan 12, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Lee Sang Seok (ranked 33 p4p, 3 weight class) and Jeff Gower (ranked 150 p4p, 15 weight class). This should be fireworks!

176 cm
28
154 lbs
20 - 6 - 0
165 cm
30
156 lbs
21 - 6 - 1
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Urban Fighter
KOMBAT KLOTHING

Urban Fighter
Aspire Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Lee Sang Seok!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jeff Gower!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Donald Grub and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Seok is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Seok has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gower.
Gower on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Seok dips to his left and cracks Gower with an uppercut!
Seok moves out of range as Gower strikes.
Seok ducks under a wild hook from Gower.
Seok tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gower was well out of range. Poor timing from Seok.
Gower throws the left hand but Seok avoids the punch easily.
A nice inside leg kick there by Gower. That's going to slow Seok down.
Gower keeps Seok at a distance using the push kick.
Seok slips a straight right by Gower.
Seok takes a jab right on the kisser.
Seok takes a swing at Gower's ribcage but misses.
Seok throws a leg kick
and Gower counters with a straight right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Seok with a jab.
Gower throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Seok drops down looking for a counter takedown but Gower sprawls and moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Gower, right into the meat.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Gower lands with a right to the head.
Gower tries to throw a body punch but Seok avoids it by throwing Gower back against the cage.
Gower has a couple of punches blocked by Seok.
Seok is looking to control Gower's arms but Gower gets an underhook and turns him. Now Seok has his back to the cage.
Seok has a couple of punches blocked by Gower.
Gower tries to work over Seok's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gower lands a left hand.
Seok stalling in the clinch.
Seok taking a breather.
Seok is trying to pull guard but Gower turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Gower fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Seok wants to break the clinch but can't.
Gower misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gower.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
A right hand to the body from Seok.
Gower throws a head punch that misses.
Seok makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Seok blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gower working aggressively here.
Gower fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Seok gets through Gower's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Seok lands with a right to the head.
Gower misses with a punch on the inside.
Gower tries a body shot but Seok blocks it.
Gower throws a head punch that misses.
Gower misses with the head strike.
A hook to the body from Gower.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Seok working for submissions but it's allowed Gower to get to half guard.
Gower is looking to advance position but Seok won't allow it.
Gower tries to stand but his arm is trapped.
Seok moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Gower has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Seok is proving hard to escape from.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Seok wants to sweep here but Gower controlling him for the moment.

Seok has an active guard here but Gower has managed to pass into half guard.
Seok is looking to improve his position.
Seok is working hard here to advance position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gower throws a body kick that misses

and Seok counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Seok.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Seok tries to free his leg and advance position but Gower is retaining full guard.
Seok trying to control but Gower is working from the bottom.
Seok will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Seok working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Seok postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Seok missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Seok wants to control from the top but Gower keeps moving.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Seok is really struggling to control Gower but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Seok throwing strikes but missing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower trying to control the position.
Seok in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Seok trying to control but Gower is working from the bottom.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Gower scores with a head kick.
Seok throws a quick inside leg kick.
Seok misses with a body shot.
Seok takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Seok throws a sloppy body shot
and Gower counters with a stiff right hand.
Seok is looking to wear down Gower with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Seok fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Gower is out of range.
Seok seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Jeff Gower is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Seok misses with a two punch combination.
Gower connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Seok momentarily.
Gower swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Seok appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
A slapping leg kick lands for Gower.
Seok lands a head shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nice uppercut there from Seok.
Gower lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Gower misses with a low kick.
Seok with a nice cross.
Gower fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Gower throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gower works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Gower throws an overhand right that lands on Seok's shoulder, as Seok tries to avoid the shot.
Gower moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Seok fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gower manages to avoid it.
A jab from Seok misses.
A leg kick checked by Seok.
Gower has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Seok throws a low kick, looking for Gower's leg but Gower calmly moves out of range.

Gower moves into the clinch.
Seok is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Seok lands a left hand.
Seok swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A hook to the body from Seok.
Gower lands a right hand that snaps the head of Seok backwards.
Gower lands a hook to the side of the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seok is pulling down on Gower's head to control his posture.

Seok has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Gower can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Gower wanted to stand there but Seok had control of the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A kick lands to the mid section there for Gower.
Seok connects with a looping right hand.
That kick from Gower tenderised Seok's leg. Seok is trying to keep his angry face on.
Gower wants to clinch up but Seok keeps it at a distance.
Seok looks to land a left hand but Gower moved out of range nicely.
Gower on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Seok misses the jab.
Gower uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Seok has time to react.
Gower throws a body kick that misses

and Seok counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Seok passes to full mount!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Seok landing strikes, looking to finish!
Seok trying to control but Gower is having none of it.
Gower 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.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seok controlling from mount.
Seok looking to control but Gower is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Seok looking to finish with strikes here!
Seok unloads with some shots from mount but Gower bucks and avoids them well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Seok unloads with some shots from mount but Gower bucks and avoids them well.
Seok looking to finish with strikes here!
Seok looking to control and managing it successfully.
Seok is trying to take his opponent's back.
Seok unloads with some shots from mount but Gower bucks and avoids them well.
Seok trying to control but Gower is having none of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seok misses with some ground and pound and Gower recovers position to half guard.
Lee Sang Seok overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Seok is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Gower!
Gower tries to hold on but Seok pushes him away.
Seok sends his fist crashing into the mat - the crowd let out a collective ooooooh. Let's hope he's not broken it!
Seok controlling from mount.
Gower is in all sorts of trouble here.
Seok throwing shots from mount but they're not landing.
Seok 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.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seok throwing sloppy strikes, which aren't doing any damage.
Seok controlling the pace for now.

Seok looking for an armbar but decides to keep the dominant position instead.
Seok looking to ground and pound but Gower is blocking nicely.
Gower manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Gower looks like he's trying to stand up.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Seok is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Gower has managed to free his arm - good work.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gower misses the shot to the body.
Seok swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Seok swings for the body but Gower moves out of range.
Gower lets loose with a powerful body kick. Seok will feel that in the morning.
Seok takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Seok has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Seok there as he acknowledges the shot.
Gower throws a leg kick that is checked

and Seok counters with a nice double leg into half guard.

Gower pushes Seok off and gets back to his feet.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Seok looks to score with a jab to the body but Gower is just out of range.
Seok throws a body punch but Gower moves out of range.
Gower let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Seok swings for the body but Gower moves out of range.
No joy there for Seok, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Seok has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gower.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower throws a leg kick but Seok moved away.
Gower lands with a good body shot.
Seok closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Seok misses with a looping right.
Seok bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gower waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Seok.
Seok scores with a body shot.
Gower misses with a looping right.
Seok attempts a counter takedown but Gower avoids it well and moves away.
That kick from Gower tenderised Seok's leg. Seok is trying to keep his angry face on.
Seok keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Gower - that will leave a mark!
Seok takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Seok misses with an uppercut. Gower saw that one coming.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot lands for Seok.
Seok misses with an uppercut.
Jeff Gower seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nice jab there from Gower.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Seok walks into a jab.
Seok takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Gower lands with a nice body kick.
Gower misses with a straight right.
Gower throws a half hearted mid kick.
Seok walks forward, straight into a front kick from Gower.
A jab from Gower does it's job there.
Gower lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Seok is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Seok misses with the combination.
Gower appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seok shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Gower as he avoids it easily.
Gower only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Gower throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Seok sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gower scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Gower throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Seok stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Seok throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Seok sets himself, and Gower steps forward looking for the clinch! Seok avoids it this time.
Gower throws a leg kick which misses Seok's front leg but catches the back leg as Seok tries to avoid it.
Seok shoots in for a takedown but Gower shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.

Gower darts in and clinches Seok up against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gower.
Gower tries to work over Seok's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Seok tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gower doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gower lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Seok is trying to stall.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gower throws a punch but it's blocked by Seok.
Seok misses with a punch on the inside.
Gower tries to throw a body punch but Seok avoids it by throwing Gower back against the cage.
A short right from Gower.
Seok will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Seok lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gower backwards.
Jeff Gower seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
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 Seok.
Gower lands with a light punch inside.
Seok lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Seok tries to pull guard but Gower forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Lee Sang Seok. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gower swings wildly with an uppercut but Seok uses good head movement to avoid it.
Seok blocking some punches.
Seok goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gower lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gower misses with the head strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Seok misses with a hook.
Horrible takedown attempt by Seok or perhaps it was just good defense by Gower, which made it look bad.
Gower lands a nice looking body kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Gower.
Seok swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Seok throws a push kick but Gower slaps the foot to one side.
Gower keeps Seok at a distance using the push kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gower cracks the inside of Seok's front leg.
Gower attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Gower misses with a wild body shot.
Seok throws a good cross that connects.
Seok throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gower is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Seok slips under a jab from Gower.
A jab from Seok does it's job there.
Gower throws a jab but it's blocked by Seok.
Seok scores with a nice head shot.
Gower misses with a leg kick

and Seok counters with a nice double leg into guard.

Gower manages to wriggle out and sneak his way back up to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched up against the cage.
Seok misses with some punches.
Gower lands a hook to the side of the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gower misses with some punches.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gower creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gower lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Seok backwards.
Lee Sang Seok has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gower prevents Seok from breaking the clinch.
Seok throws a punch but it's blocked by Gower.
Seok tries to pull guard but Gower holds him up against the cage and eventually Seok drops back down to his feet.
Gower tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Seok stalling in the clinch.
Seok fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Seok lands a body punch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Seok.
Seok misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Seok throws a head punch that misses.
Seok controlling the action here for a moment.
Seok pushes Gower back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gower lands a hook that snaps the head of Seok backwards.
Gower blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short body shot lands from Gower as the two fighters clinch.
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.
Seok tries to work over Gower's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gower lands with a right to the head.
Gower lands with a left to the head.
Seok tries to pull guard but Gower forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Lee Sang Seok. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Seok makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gower tries to throw a body punch but Seok avoids it by throwing Gower back against the cage.
Seok working aggressively here.
Gower scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Gower lands with a short shot to the head.
Seok slowing the pace effectively.
Seok blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Gower fails to land.
A head punch on the inside from Gower fails to land.
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.
Gower tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Seok's elbow.
Gower doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Seok lands a right hand that snaps the head of Gower backwards.
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!
Seok throws a head punch that misses.
Seok misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gower lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Gower blocks an uppercut.
Seok tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gower's elbow.
Gower blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gower misses with some punches.
Gower tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Seok's elbow.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Seok.
A head punch on the inside from Seok fails to land.
Seok tries to throw a body punch but Gower avoids it by throwing Seok back against the cage.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jeff Gower comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Gower 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 Daniel Bishop scores the fight 46:49
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 46:49
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 46:49

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

Jeff Gower is the new featherweight champion!
A victorious Jeff Gower thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: CEC 563     
Date:   Jan 10, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ricky Blazer (ranked 868 p4p, 127 weight class) and TJ Hearts (ranked 1368 p4p, 188 weight class). Blazer comes into the arena with Training Montage (Rocky IV) blaring out of the sound system. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

194 cm
34
218 lbs
28 - 20 - 0
182 cm
28
211 lbs
11 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Fast

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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 28 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ricky Blazer!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, TJ Hearts!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blazer throws a poor cross that misses
and Hearts cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
No joy there for Blazer, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Blazer gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Hearts.
Blazer staying out of range there.
Hearts thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nice shot lands for Blazer.

It looks like TJ Hearts has been cut.
Blazer misses with an uppercut. Hearts saw that one coming.

Blazer lands a big head kick that sends Hearts tumbling to the mat! Blazer takes a step backwards and waves Hearts back to his feet - he wants the finish!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hearts keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Blazer.
A cross from Blazer lands.

Hearts is rocked!
Hearts connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Sloppy strikes from Hearts. Those never looked like landing.
Hearts uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Blazer.
Blazer is stalking Hearts. Hearts circles to his left. Keeps circling left. Bam! Straight right from Blazer, and it's lights out! Hearts really payed the price for that rookie mistake.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Ricky Blazer!
Ricky Blazer seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: CEC 563     
Date:   Jan 10, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Timur Rubin (ranked 165 p4p, 18 weight class) and Nova Zigaman (ranked 638 p4p, 78 weight class). Zigaman has chosen Cameo - Word Up! as his entrance music. This should be fireworks!

190 cm
36
256 lbs
40 - 18 - 1
203 cm
33
287 lbs
23 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Timur Rubin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Nova Zigaman!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rubin tries to score a power double leg takedown but Zigaman sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Rubin somewhat.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Zigaman has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Rubin lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Zigaman shoots in looking for a takedown. Rubin tries to sprawl out of it but Zigaman keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Rubin manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Zigaman gets a takedown into half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rubin works his way to full guard. Good work.
Rubin might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Zigaman works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Zigaman is keen to just control but Rubin is a slippery customer.
Rubin is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Zigaman is keen to just control but Rubin is a slippery customer.
The fighters are battling for position here. Rubin manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Zigaman looking to pass the guard.
Zigaman engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Rubin keeping full guard, as Zigaman tries to pass.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rubin keeping moving, preventing Zigaman from controlling successfully.
Zigaman might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Rubin haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Rubin keeping full guard, as Zigaman tries to pass.
Zigaman is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Zigaman throwing strikes from guard but Rubin blocks nicely.
Rubin 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.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Rubin is on top in guard.

Zigaman looking for a sweep. Not yet Zigaman, not yet.
Rubin is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Zigaman keeping moving, preventing Rubin from controlling successfully.
Rubin lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Rubin trying to control but Zigaman is working from the bottom.
Rubin lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Rubin throws an elbow that misses. Zigaman uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Rubin's guard. Nice move by Zigaman!

Rubin keeping full guard, as Zigaman tries to pass.
Rubin looking to hit a scissor sweep but Zigaman is one step ahead there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Zigaman looking to pass the guard.
Rubin tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Zigaman wants to control from the top but Rubin keeps moving.
Zigaman landing with the ground and pound.
Zigaman's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Rubin lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


Zigaman has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Rubin can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Rubin stands up over Zigaman, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Rubin misses with a straight left.
Zigaman doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Zigaman misses with a low kick as Rubin jumps back.
Rubin looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Zigaman looks to score with a jab to the body but Rubin is just out of range.
Zigaman ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Rubin moves away.
Rubin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Zigaman.
Zigaman flicks out a counter leg kick but Rubin steps away.
Zigaman throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Rubin's waist but Rubin gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Zigaman off to one side.
Rubin attempts a counter takedown but Zigaman avoids it well and moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rubin shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Zigaman makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Zigaman looks for a takedown but Rubin sprawls well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Zigaman lands a jab to Rubin's midsection.

Zigaman manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Rubin on his heels. He'll look to pass Rubin's guard now, I'm sure.
Zigaman trying to control the position from guard on top but Rubin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Zigaman looking to pass the guard.
Rubin throws some shots to the body, keeping his opponent honest.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Zigaman sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Rubin's guard.
We've been hearing good reports from Rubin's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Rubin is staying active underneath Zigaman, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Zigaman prevents Rubin from improving his position.

Zigaman seems to be looking for submissions.
Zigaman is keen to just control but Rubin is a slippery customer.
Rubin is looking for a sweep. Zigaman is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Zigaman passes to full mount!
Rubin sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Zigaman looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Rubin is looking to improve his position.
Zigaman seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Rubin does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Zigaman trying to pass the guard but Rubin defending well.

Zigaman wants to work for an arm triangle but Rubin is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Rubin moves into full guard.
Rubin wants to sweep but no luck.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Zigaman trying to control the position from guard on top but Rubin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Rubin wants to sweep here but Zigaman controlling him for the moment.
Zigaman trying to control but Rubin is working from the bottom.
Rubin is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Zigaman trying to control but Rubin is working from the bottom.
Zigaman looking to pass the guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Rubin keeping moving, preventing Zigaman from controlling successfully.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
Rubin looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nova Zigaman 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. This is the final round!


Zigaman throws a jab but it's blocked by Rubin.
Rubin staying out of range there.
Rubin throws a jab but it's blocked by Zigaman.
Rubin stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Zigaman misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Zigaman shoots for a double leg takedown but Rubin sprawls well. He's pushed Zigaman's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Zigaman dodges the punch combination from Rubin.
Rubin jabs Zigaman to the body, keeping him at a distance.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Zigaman shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Zigaman showed some decent athleticism there.
Zigaman is pressing down on Rubin's thigh, looking to free his foot. Rubin is holding on for now.
Rubin trying to control here.
Rubin desperately trying to maintain half guard.
Rubin moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Rubin looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Timur Rubin has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Zigaman with a flurry of punches that miss.
Rubin 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.
Zigaman trying to control the position from guard on top but Rubin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Zigaman won't allow Rubin to sweep him here.
Zigaman engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Zigaman advances to half guard.
Zigaman is trying to control the action in half guard but Rubin is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Zigaman takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Zigaman passes the guard and advances to mount!
Rubin is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Rubin is looking to get to half guard.
Zigaman wants to take his opponent's back but Rubin doesn't allow it.

Zigaman is working for a guillotine from mount but Rubin frees his head quite easily.
Zigaman trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Zigaman scoring with strikes but Rubin is staying in there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Zigaman is going oldschool here, as he tries to force Rubin to tap using a forearm choke. This isn't 1993 though, so Rubin shrugs it off.
Zigaman controlling from the full mount.
Zigaman wants to control but Rubin has made it back to half guard. Nice work.
Nova Zigaman is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Rubin trying to control here.
Zigaman is trying to control. Rubin wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Rubin missing with punches from the bottom.
Nova Zigaman has got the better of the ground game so far.
Rubin punching from the bottom.

And that's the end of the fight!
Nova Zigaman comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Zigaman 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 28:29
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 27:30
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Nova Zigaman!

Nova Zigaman took to the mic in his post fight interview and said 'I'm the champ. I'm the greatest. Yo' listen Junior... don't ever think you can compete with the freakzilla again. Whilst you're there, send you wife my way and I'll show her just how bombastic the zig-man is.'.
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Event: DARE 22     
Date:   Jan 07, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Guy Laliberte (ranked 2453 p4p, 277 weight class) and Randy Springs (ranked 5059 p4p, 515 weight class). Randy Springs has the eye of the tiger tonight.

190 cm
24
251 lbs
5 - 4 - 0
195 cm
25
260 lbs
7 - 7 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Guy Laliberte!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Randy Springs!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Gwen Towbar and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Laliberte ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Springs moves away.
Springs swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Springs's coach down at IC&E Academy was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Springs's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Laliberte avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
We've been told by Laliberte's head coaches at Gym Beam that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Springs lands a leg kick that knocks Laliberte off balance momentarily.
Laliberte lands with a nice body kick.
Laliberte is looking to land body kicks.
Nice defenses there by Springs.
Springs looks to score with a jab to the body but Laliberte is just out of range.
Laliberte misses with a looping right.
Springs lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Laliberte misses with a body shot.
Springs wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Springs misses with a head kick.
Springs jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Springs looks to land a combination. Laliberte sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Laliberte lands with a hook. Springs tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Springs blocks a leg kick.
Springs will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Laliberte avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Laliberte scores with a jab.

It looks like Randy Springs has been cut.
Springs throws a shot from downtown. Laliberte moves away and avoids it.
Laliberte throws a quick counter kick to the body but Springs avoids it.
Laliberte defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Springs.
Laliberte misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Laliberte throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Springs misses with a combination
and Laliberte counters with a nice low kick that buckles Springs's knee momentarily.
Springs scores with a leg kick.
Laliberte bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Laliberte walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Springs checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Laliberte bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Good exchange - Laliberte coming out on top.
Springs tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A little feinted left hand from Laliberte on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Laliberte pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A decent looking cross lands there for Laliberte.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Laliberte tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Springs showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Laliberte.
Springs moves out of range of the body kick.
Springs scores with a jab to the head.
Laliberte displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Springs throws out the jab.
Laliberte throws a hook but Springs blocks it.
Laliberte tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Springs was well out of range. Poor timing from Laliberte.
Laliberte swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Springs counters with a low kick, right behind Laliberte 's knee.
Laliberte throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Laliberte uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Springs.
A telegraphed right hand from Springs misses the target.
Laliberte throws a hook to the side of Springs's head but Springs sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Springs sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
A looping hook to the body misses from Laliberte. Springs does a little dance to reset his feet.
Springs misses with a right hand
and Laliberte connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Springs throws a sloppy head kick and Laliberte moves out of range easily.
It looked like Laliberte wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Springs throws a lazy uppercut
and Laliberte counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A bone on bone clash there as Laliberte blocks the leg kick.
Laliberte throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Springs is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Laliberte.
Laliberte thinks about countering with a head kick.
Laliberte fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Springs.
Springs misses with an uppercut. Laliberte saw that one coming.
Laliberte feints and then cracks Springs's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Springs down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Laliberte throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Springs.
Springs walks into a jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Springs blocks the body kick.
Laliberte misses with a hook
enabling Springs to counter with a crisp jab.
Springs wants to slow Laliberte down by chopping away at his legs.
Laliberte throws a quick counter kick to the body but Springs avoids it.

Laliberte drops Springs with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Springs looks back up at him and smiles so Laliberte waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed.

Springs is rocked!
Randy Springs seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Springs tries to get into range but Laliberte steps to the side and lands a beautiful hook that drops Springs! He's faceplanted into the mat, ass in the air... he's out cold! That's an image he won't want to show his grandkids when he gets older! Laliberte scores the big KO victory!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:36 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Guy Laliberte!
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Event: Aspire 97: Tsoko vs. Susi     
Date:   Jan 07, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Casper Timmermans (ranked 855 p4p, 115 weight class) and Sergey Sklemin (ranked 610 p4p, 83 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

187 cm
26
187 lbs
15 - 6 - 0
187 cm
27
200 lbs
16 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Casper Timmermans!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Sergey Sklemin!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Sam Margolis and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Timmermans lands a really nice looking cross but Sklemin seems unphased.
Sklemin uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Timmermans.
Sklemin takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Timmermans is looking to land body kicks.
Sklemin is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Sklemin cracks Timmermans with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Timmermans misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sklemin.
Sklemin misses the shot to the body.
Timmermans appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Timmermans pushes Sklemin away with a front kick.
A jab from Timmermans misses.
Timmermans misses with a leg kick.
Sklemin changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Timmermans gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Sklemin.
Timmermans scores with a nice right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A nice inside leg kick there by Timmermans. That's going to slow Sklemin down.
Timmermans takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Timmermans takes one on the button.
Sklemin walks into a stiff left hand from Timmermans.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Sklemin has closed the distance and engaged Timmermans in a clinch.
Sklemin stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Sklemin tries to land a knee to the head but Timmermans blocks with his arms.
Sklemin gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Timmermans.
Sklemin throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Sklemin's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Sklemin throws an elbow but it's blocked.

Timmermans is trying to trip Sklemin. He has hold of a leg but Sklemin is hopping around, keeping his balance for the moment. Timmermans persists though and gets the takedown into guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sklemin is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Timmermans is controlling him.
Timmermans wants to control from the top but Sklemin keeps moving.
Timmermans content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Timmermans lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Timmermans postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Sklemin wants to sweep here but Timmermans controlling him for the moment.
Sklemin is still trying to improve position.
Timmermans wants to control from the top but Sklemin keeps moving.
Sklemin trying to control the position.
Timmermans throwing strikes from guard but Sklemin blocks nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Timmermans trying to control the position from guard on top but Sklemin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Timmermans lands a couple of elbows.

Sklemin is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Timmermans defends well.
Sklemin utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Timmermans accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Timmermans trying to control the position from guard on top but Sklemin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Timmermans looking to sit in guard and control but Sklemin gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.


That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sklemin trying to control but Timmermans is working from the bottom.
Timmermans is pulling down on Sklemin's head to control his posture.
Sklemin slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Timmermans managing to control the position.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Sklemin closes the distance looking to clinch
and Timmermans counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Timmermans looks to score with a jab to the body but Sklemin is just out of range.
Sklemin scores with a punch to the head.
Sklemin misses with a straight left.
Timmermans has been working on his balance at Gym Beam, so perhaps that has help him stuff some of the takedown attempts by Sklemin.
A jab from Timmermans misses.
Sklemin steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Timmermans.
Sklemin throws a jab when Timmermans was well out of range.
Sklemin checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Sklemin misses with an uppercut
and Timmermans counters with a left to the body.
Sklemin pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Timmermans thuds his shin into the meat of Sklemin's side.
Sklemin looks to land a right hand but Timmermans moved out of range.
Timmermans feinted with a counter takedown.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Timmermans connects with a body shot.
Sklemin wants to clinch up but Timmermans keeps it at a distance.
Sklemin checks the leg kick.
Timmermans connects with a solid leg kick.
Timmermans throws a low kick but Sklemin moves out of range easily.
Sergey Sklemin is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sklemin misses with a straight right.
Timmermans attempts a counter takedown but Sklemin avoids it well and moves away.
Timmermans is looking to chop away at Sklemin's legs.
Sklemin throws a good cross that connects.
Timmermans is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Sklemin can do to turn this around?
Timmermans on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
A big left from Sklemin misses.
Sklemin moves to clinch but Timmermans breaks away
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Sklemin throws out a powerful jab.
Timmermans connects with a solid leg kick.
Timmermans swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Timmermans throws an overhand right that lands on Sklemin's shoulder, as Sklemin tries to avoid the shot.
Timmermans misses with a left hand
and Sklemin counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Timmermans misses with a looping right.
Timmermans throws a low kick but it's checked well by Sklemin.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Timmermans rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Sklemin moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sklemin throws a lazy right hand but Timmermans sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Sklemin throws an overhand right that lands on Timmermans's shoulder, as Timmermans tries to avoid the shot.
Casper Timmermans is winning the standup battle so far.
Sklemin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Timmermans.
Nice uppercut there from Timmermans.
Timmermans bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sklemin misses with a looping left.
Sklemin 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.
Timmermans misses with a left hand
and Sklemin counters with a nice uppercut.
A right-left combo lands from Sklemin.
Sklemin ducks under a wild hook from Timmermans.
Timmermans buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Timmermans looks to land a left hand but Sklemin moved out of range nicely.
Sergey Sklemin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sklemin sizes up Timmermans with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.

Sklemin has Timmermans up against the cage in a clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A left hand lands to the body for Timmermans.
Timmermans misses with a punch to the body.
Timmermans slowing the pace effectively.
Sklemin is pushing Timmermans up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Timmermans lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Sklemin backwards.
Sklemin misses with an elbow strike.
Timmermans lands an uppercut.
Sklemin has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Timmermans seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Sklemin can turn it around.
Timmermans blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Timmermans takes an elbow to the temple.

It looks like Casper Timmermans has been cut.
Sklemin landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Timmermans misses with a hook from the clinch.
Timmermans swings wildly with an uppercut but Sklemin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Timmermans tries to throw a body punch but Sklemin avoids it by throwing Timmermans back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sklemin lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Sklemin looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Timmermans misses with a short punch on the inside.
Sklemin misses with a hook from the clinch.

Timmermans has Sklemin pressed up against the cage. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Timmermans pulls back from the cage and twists to the side, sending Sklemin tumbling to the mat - Timmermans dives into Sklemin's guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Timmermans prevents Sklemin from getting back to his feet.
Sklemin keeping moving, preventing Timmermans from controlling successfully.
Sklemin is looking to stand back up but Timmermans counters by passing into half guard. Oops... bit sloppy there by Sklemin.
Sklemin pushes Timmermans off looking to stand but Timmermans dives back in and keeps control.
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 Casper Timmermans will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Casper Timmermans's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Sklemin looks to throw the jab but Timmermans is out of range.
Sklemin throws a body punch but Timmermans moves out of range.
Sklemin misses with a hook to the body
and Timmermans makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Sklemin walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

Sklemin is rocked!
Timmermans walks into a straight right hand from Sklemin.
Sklemin is still on wobbly legs! Can Timmermans finish him?

Sklemin clinches.
Sklemin seems to have recovered his senses.
Timmermans tries for a takedown but Sklemin manages to get underhooks.
Timmermans misses with a short punch on the inside.
Timmermans misses with a short punch on the inside.
Timmermans scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Timmermans breaks from the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Timmermans's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Sklemin connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Timmermans scrambles back to his feet.
Sklemin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Timmermans misses the shot to the body.
Timmermans tries a head kick but it misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sklemin punishes Timmermans's body with a nice straight punch.
Sklemin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Timmermans can pounce on him.
Sklemin tries to clinch but Timmermans is having none of it.
Sklemin throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Timmermans on the side of the head.
Sklemin misses with a hook. Timmermans ducked under it nicely.
Timmermans appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Sklemin keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nice straight punches there by Timmermans. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Timmermans.
Nice takedown defense from Sklemin. No joy for Timmermans on that attempt.
Sklemin swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Timmermans counters with a low kick, right behind Sklemin 's knee.
Sklemin throws a right and a left that both miss.
Sklemin misses with a looping left.
Timmermans throws the kick towards the body but Sklemin avoids it.
Sklemin lunges at Timmermans with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Timmermans's hand.
Timmermans ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Casper Timmermans is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sklemin throws a big shot that misses.
Timmermans swings and misses with a 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!
Timmermans lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Sklemin throws a hook to the side of Timmermans's head but Timmermans sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Timmermans lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.

Sklemin gets a clinch.
Sergey Sklemin seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Sklemin creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Sklemin.
A short left from Timmermans.
Sklemin looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
A short left from Sklemin.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Timmermans.
Timmermans blocks an uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Sklemin fails to land.
Timmermans avoids a wild elbow strike from Sklemin.
Sklemin lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Sklemin effectively controlling the action here.
Sklemin swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Sklemin lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A head punch on the inside from Sklemin fails to land.
Timmermans dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Nice body punch from Timmermans - that landed with a thud.
Sergey Sklemin has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sklemin misses with a short punch on the inside.
Sklemin lands a left hand that snaps the head of Timmermans backwards.
Sklemin tries a knee to the head but Timmermans blocks it.
Sklemin wants to break the clinch but can't.
Timmermans on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Sklemin lands with a short head shot on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sklemin.
Timmermans blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Sklemin tries to circle away but Timmermans has him pinned against the cage.
Sklemin misses with the head strike.
Sklemin misses with some punches.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sergey Sklemin comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Timmermans has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 28:29
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 28:29
Judge James Glass scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Sergey Sklemin!

An out of breath Sergey Sklemin thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: RS 163 Rising Sun     
Date:   Jan 06, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Nathan Wallace (ranked 182 p4p, 21 weight class) and DJ Boom (ranked 976 p4p, 104 weight class). DJ Boom has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Nathan Wallace's chin.

176 cm
27
146 lbs
10 - 3 - 0
170 cm
27
140 lbs
19 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Nathan Wallace!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, DJ Boom!
The judges for this bout are Dean Styles, John Kavanagh and Lou da Vinci.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Good work by Boom as he checks the leg kick.
And Boom responds with a good body kick, but Wallace manages to step out the way in time.
Boom keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Wallace ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Boom moves away.
Boom throws a looping overhand right but Wallace ducks down to avoid it.
Wallace appears to be looking for a big counter.
Boom 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.
Wallace walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Wallace lands a head shot.
Boom misses with a body shot.
Boom misses with a hook. Wallace ducked under it nicely.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Wallace. Boom shrugs it off though.
Wallace misses with a low kick as Boom jumps back.
Wallace has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Boom slips a jab from Wallace.
Boom thuds a left hand into Wallace's body.
Boom misses with a two punch combination.
An attempted straight right counter from Wallace misses the target.
Wallace staying out of range there.
Wallace was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Nice straight punches there by Boom. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Boom.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Wallace has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Boom finds it's way round the side to connect with Wallace's head.
Boom misses with a hook. Wallace ducked under it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wallace lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Boom misses with an uppercut.
Wallace looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Wallace thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Boom if he has to take too many more of those.
Boom swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Boom looks to land a right hand but Wallace moved out of range.
Wallace swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Wallace explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Boom throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Boom scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Boom throws an overhand right that lands on Wallace's shoulder, as Wallace tries to avoid the shot.
Boom uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Wallace.
Boom on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
A solid body kick from Wallace.
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!
Boom misses with a straight right.
Boom misses with a wild combination.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sloppy strikes from Wallace. Those never looked like landing.
Boom blocks a head kick by Wallace.
Boom takes a swing at Wallace's ribcage but misses.
Nice cross by Wallace.
Wallace fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Boom checks it well.
Boom is looking for the big counter here.
Boom takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Boom tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Wallace was well out of range. Poor timing from Boom.
Wallace throws a chopping leg kick but Boom manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
The crowd cheers as Wallace lands an impressive looking overhand right. Boom doesn't seem phased though.
Wallace scores with a shot to the body.
Boom tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Wallace was well out of range. Poor timing from Boom.
Boom throws a push kick but Wallace slaps the foot to one side.
Boom throws the kick towards the body but Wallace avoids it.
Boom blocks the body kick.
Boom has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Boom there as he acknowledges the shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Boom takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
A slow jab from Boom misses its intended target.
Boom throws a hook but Wallace blocks it.
Wallace fires out a quick counter leg kick but Boom just manages to avoid it.
Wallace throws a lazy right hand but Boom sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Boom lands a body shot.
Wallace fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Boom.
Wallace misses with a straight left.
Boom thows a left - swing and a miss!
Wallace misses with an uppercut. Boom saw that one coming.
Wallace throws out a loose jab but Boom uses good head movement to avoid it.
Wallace is looking to land body kicks.
Boom connects with a body shot.
Wallace swings widly with a right hand
and Boom counters with a stiff right hand.
Wallace throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Boom throws a shot from downtown. Wallace moves away and avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wallace ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Boom moves away.
Boom throws a hook but Wallace blocks it.
An attempted straight right counter from Wallace misses the target.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Wallace ducks under a wild hook from Boom.
Wallace lands with an overhand left.
Wallace fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Wallace is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Boom 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.
An inside leg kick lands from Wallace.
The fighters circling - Boom throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Boom throws a hook but Wallace avoids it easily.
A counter left hand to the body from Wallace misses its target.
Wallace lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Boom misses the jab.
Boom misses with a wild body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Wallace on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Boom looks to throw the jab but Wallace is out of range.
The fighters circling - Boom throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
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 Nathan Wallace will probably get the nod.
That's time! Wallace's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Boom takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
A shot to the liver by Boom. Beautiful body shot.
Wallace lands a nice shot to the body.
Boom looks to throw the jab but Wallace is out of range.
Boom lands with a shot to the body.
Wallace swinging wildly here.
Wallace dips to his left and cracks Boom with an uppercut!
Wallace attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Wallace lands a body shot.
A jab from Boom misses.
Wallace scoring well with a low kick there.
Wallace moves out of range of the strikes.
Boom misses the shot to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
An inside leg kick lands from Wallace.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wallace connects with a jab.
Boom getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Wallace throws a head kick that misses.
Wallace uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Boom.
Wallace throws a nice inside leg kick.
Boom throws a jab but it's blocked by Wallace.
And Wallace counters with a quick kick to the body but Boom blocks it.
A jab from Boom misses.
Boom checks a leg kick nicely.
Nathan Wallace is winning the standup battle so far.
Wallace just misses with a punch to the body.
Wallace throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Jab, jab by Boom - just one landing.
A jab from Boom finds it's way through Wallace's defenses.
Wallace bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Wallace throwing a counter right hand but Boom manages to avoid it.
Wallace lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Boom takes one on the chin but seems OK.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boom walks into a straight right hand from Wallace.
Wallace lands a nice leg kick that just misses Boom's sensitive parts.
Boom on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Wallace. Wallace obviously looking to wear him down.
Wallace stalks Boom and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Boom's face. Boom staggers backwards, shaken.
Wallace loads up on a big right hand but Boom slips the punch.
Boom lands with a nice body punch.
A combination from Boom does no damage.
Boom on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Wallace. Wallace obviously looking to wear him down.
Boom sizes up Wallace with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Boom tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
A punch combination from Wallace misses.
A little jabbing left from Boom on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Boom slips a straight right by Wallace.
Wallace connects with a body shot that sends Boom's belly button to the back.
Boom moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Wallace avoids the body shot from Boom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wallace lands a nice leg kick that just misses Boom's sensitive parts.
Boom avoids a kick to the body.
Wallace connects with a right hand. Boom shakes it off.
Wallace throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Boom misses with a hook.
Boom misses with a looping left.
Wallace lands a glancing blow to the side of Boom's head.
Boom shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Wallace eats them both and turns towards Boom to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.

It looks like Nathan Wallace has been cut.
Wallace uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Boom.
Wallace was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Boom.
Boom throws an overhand right that lands on Wallace's shoulder, as Wallace tries to avoid the shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Boom. Wallace does a little dance to reset his feet.
Boom on the wrong end of a nice hook.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Boom looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Wallace is looking to counter with a body kick.
Wallace lands a right hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wallace misses with a low kick.
Boom throws a body punch but Wallace moves out of range.
Wallace lands with a straight right. Boom didn't see that one coming.
Boom waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Wallace.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Wallace, as that shot connected.
Wallace checks a leg kick.
Wallace throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Boom's head.

It looks like DJ Boom has been cut.
Boom throws a body punch but Wallace moves out of range.
A combination from Boom does no damage.
Wallace fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Boom.
Wallace is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Boom can do to turn this around?
Wallace moves out of range as Boom strikes.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Boom checks a leg kick nicely.
Boom throws a right and a left that both miss.
Wallace looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nathan Wallace dominated that second round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Boom uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Wallace.
Wallace uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Boom.
Boom takes a swing at Wallace's ribcage but misses.
Boom thows a left - swing and a miss!
Boom slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Boom misses the jab.
The fighters circling - Wallace throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Wallace throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A solid leg kick lands there for Boom.
Wallace scores with a hook to the body. Boom takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wallace lands a head kick. Boom smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Wallace slips a jab from Boom.
Boom ducks under a wild hook from Wallace.
Wallace keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Boom chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Wallace can pounce on him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boom connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Boom checks a leg kick.
Boom misses with a wild combination.
Boom throws a hook but Wallace blocks it.
Wallace misses with a low kick as Boom jumps back.
Wallace's corner calls for a 1-2. Wallace obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Boom's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Boom throws a series of punches but Wallace avoids them all with ease.
Wallace keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Boom.
Wallace throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Boom 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 Wallace has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Wallace and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Wallace quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Wallace moves away from the strike by Boom.
Wallace throws the kick towards the body but Boom avoids it.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Boom might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Wallace has got the better of the exchanges.
Wallace throws a body shot but no joy.
Wallace scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Boom doesn't seem bothered though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boom throws an off balance right hand
and Wallace counters with a low kick, right behind Boom 's knee.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Wallace 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 Boom has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Boom and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Boom scores with a jab to the head.
Wallace lands with a straight right. Boom didn't see that one coming.
Boom lands a jab.
Boom looks to land a left hand but Wallace moved out of range nicely.
Wallace staying out of range there.
Boom throws a looping overhand right but Wallace ducks down to avoid it.
Boom has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Wallace.
Boom throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Boom throws out a loose jab but Wallace uses good head movement to avoid it.
Wallace lands a nice looking body shot.
Boom misses with a looping right.
Wallace pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wallace lands a jab to the head.
Wallace ducks under a wild hook from Boom.
Wallace bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Boom's head.
Boom misses with an uppercut.
Boom throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Wallace.
Wallace scores with a push kick.
Boom misses with a wild body shot.
Boom thows a left - swing and a miss!
Wallace fires out a quick counter leg kick but Boom just manages to avoid it.
Wallace bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Wallace is looking to counter punch.
A nice combination there by Wallace.
A big right from Boom misses.
Wallace shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Wallace lands with a nice body kick.
Wallace lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A jab from Boom misses.
Wallace swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Boom drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Boom has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Wallace.
Wallace listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Wallace pivots, looking for a leg kick but Boom is out of range and Wallace settles back down.
Boom takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Wallace keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
It appears Wallace was looking to counter with a kick there.
Wallace cracks Boom with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Boom ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Wallace moves away.
Wallace attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Wallace connects with a solid leg kick.
A good leg kick by Wallace.
Boom takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
A head kick by Wallace misses
and Boom counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Wallace connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nathan Wallace clearly takes that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Wallace uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Boom.
Boom misses with a body shot.
Boom jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Boom throws a shot from downtown. Wallace moves away and avoids it.
Wallace throws a leg kick but Boom sees it coming and moves out of range.
Wallace blocks a jab.
Boom missing with a left hand there. Wallace was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Boom takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Wallace misses with a wild combination.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from Boom misses.
Wallace slips a jab and a cross from Boom.
Wallace throws a body kick that misses.
Boom swings away with a body shot that misses
and Wallace counters with a nice low kick that buckles Boom's knee momentarily.
Boom takes a swing at Wallace's ribcage but misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boom looks for the body kick but Wallace saw that one coming.
Boom slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Wallace fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Boom ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Wallace moves away.
Boom moves out of range as Wallace strikes.
Boom throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Boom throws an overhand right that lands on Wallace's shoulder, as Wallace tries to avoid the shot.
Boom looks to land a right hand but Wallace moved out of range.
A left lands for Wallace.
Boom swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Wallace blocks a jab.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Boom crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Wallace - the referee stops the clock and Boom gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Wallace. Boom manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Boom has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Wallace bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Wallace throws a head kick that half lands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wallace delivers a nice body kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Decent striking displayed by Boom there.
Boom misses with a two punch combination.
Wallace swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Boom looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Wallace throws a nice inside leg kick.
Wallace looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Wallace connects with a looping right hand.
Crunch! Wallace slams his shin into Boom's torso.
Wallace lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Boom jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Boom throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Wallace sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Boom avoids the head kick by Wallace.
Wallace lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wallace drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
A slow jab from Boom misses its intended target.
Wallace looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A swing and a miss from Boom.
Boom missing with a left hand there. Wallace was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A slow jab from Boom misses its intended target.
A big right from Boom misses.
Wallace throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Wallace connects with a leg kick. Boom looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Boom misses with a body shot.
Wallace half committed to a counter leg kick.
Wallace chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Wallace looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Boom is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Wallace.
Boom has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Boom there as he acknowledges the shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boom's corner calls for a 1-2. Boom obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
The fighters circling - Boom throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Boom takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
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!
Boom looks to land a combination but Wallace avoids it well.
Wallace keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Boom.
Wallace slips under a jab.
Wallace tries to land a front kick but Boom steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Boom misses with an uppercut
and Wallace counters with a nice leg kick.
Boom takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Wallace with a jab.
Wallace tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Boom is able to avoid easily.
Boom looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Boom misses with a straight left.
Wallace ducks under a wild hook from Boom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nathan Wallace had his way with DJ Boom in that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Wallace comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Boom throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Wallace scores with a sloppy right hand. Boom should have avoided that one.
Wallace ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Boom works the jab nicely.
Wallace throws a right and a left that Boom avoids nicely.
Boom takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Boom throws the left hand but Wallace avoids the punch easily.
Wallace takes a swing at Boom's ribcage but misses.
Wallace misses with a body shot
enabling Boom to counter with a crisp jab.
Wallace throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
The crowd cheers as Wallace lands an impressive looking overhand right. Boom doesn't seem phased though.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Boom on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Boom lands with a hook. Wallace tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boom misses with a hook
and Wallace counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Boom throws an off balance right hand
and Wallace counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Wallace misses with a body kick.
Boom moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Wallace lands with a nice body punch.
Boom misses with a hook.
Wallace needs to keep his hands up - Boom had a free shot at his head there.
Boom takes one to the chin there.
Wallace works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
A big right from Boom misses.
Wallace throws a quick inside leg kick.
Wallace throws a chopping leg kick but Boom manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A big right from Boom misses.
Wallace went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Boom misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
A little feinted left hand from Wallace on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Nathan Wallace is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Wallace feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Booms jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Boom swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Boom lands a nice looking body shot.
Wallace connects with an inside leg kick.
Boom lands a right hook to the body.
Boom closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
An inside leg kick lands from Wallace.
Boom misses the jab.
Boom 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.
Boom takes a kick to the side of the head.
Boom misses with a straight left.
Wallace fires out a quick counter leg kick but Boom just manages to avoid it.
A chopping leg kick lands by Wallace.
Boom swings for the body but Wallace moves out of range.
Wallace misses with a head kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wallace ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Boom throws a series of punches but Wallace moves out of range.
Boom swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Wallace counters with a body kick.
Nice uppercut there from Wallace.
Boom misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Wallace.
As Boom backs away, Wallace returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
That kick from Wallace tenderised Boom's leg. Boom is trying to keep his angry face on.
Boom doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Boom throws a jab but it's blocked by Wallace.
Wallace turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Boom misses with a hook
and Wallace counters with an inside leg kick.
Wallace throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Boom looks to score with a jab to the body but Wallace is just out of range.
Boom throws an overhand right that lands on Wallace's shoulder, as Wallace tries to avoid the shot.
Wallace buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wallace avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Wallace connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Boom momentarily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Boom stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Wallace.
Boom misses with a jab, cross combination.
Boom uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Wallace has time to react.
Boom stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Wallace.
A jab from Boom misses.
Boom will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Wallace works the jab nicely.
DJ Boom has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Boom throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Wallace throws a quick counter kick to the body but Boom avoids it.
Boom fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
The fighters circle momentarily. Wallace darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Wallace throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Dean Styles scores the fight 50:45
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 50:45
Judge Lou da Vinci scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Nathan Wallace!

Nathan Wallace retains his featherweight title!
A victorious Nathan Wallace thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: SFC27 - TBC     
Date:   Dec 31, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Timur Frunze (ranked 473 p4p, 48 weight class) and Abi Tural (ranked 1335 p4p, 140 weight class). Abi Tural is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

170 cm
23
140 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
170 cm
33
153 lbs
17 - 11 - 1
Decent wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
Red Light Coffeeshop

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Timur Frunze!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Abi Tural!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Paulsen Ambrosius and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tural walks into a jab.
Frunze lands an overhand right.
A jab from Tural misses.
It appears Frunze was looking to counter with a kick there.
Tural lands a two punch combo.
Abi Tural seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tural throws a hook to the side of Frunze's head but Frunze sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Frunze scores with a kick to the body.
Frunze seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Frunze pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Frunze misses with a jab to the body
and Tural counters with a left and a right that stings Frunze.

Frunze is rocked!

It looks like Timur Frunze has been cut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Frunze throws a sloppy head kick and Tural moves out of range easily.
Tural doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Frunze tries to land a body kick
and Tural counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Oh Frunze is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Frunze looks for the body kick but Tural saw that one coming.
Tural avoids a kick to the body.
Tural misses with a straight right.
Frunze works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
The fighters circling - Tural throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Frunze on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Frunze.
Tural cracks Frunze with a hook to the temple - Frunze is on wobbly legs here! Tural swarms him with hook after hook, landing with each one! Frunze falls to the canvas face first and the referee dives in to stop the fight! Tural wins by TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Abi Tural!
Abi Tural is the new featherweight champion!
A victorious Abi Tural thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: DARE NYE DYNAMITE!!!     
Date:   Dec 31, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jamie Bounty (ranked 359 p4p, 50 weight class) and Neil Diaz (ranked 1165 p4p, 165 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

188 cm
24
197 lbs
11 - 3 - 0
193 cm
25
199 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Red Light Coffeeshop
Fanatic Inc.

Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Jamie Bounty!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Neil Diaz!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bounty blocks a jab.
Bounty has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Diaz lands a glancing blow to the side of Bounty's head.
Diaz lands the left hand.
Bounty goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Diaz lands a leg kick that knocks Bounty off balance momentarily.
That kick from Bounty tenderised Diaz's leg. Diaz is trying to keep his angry face on.
Diaz connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Diaz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bounty.
Diaz 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.
Diaz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Bounty - that will leave a mark!
Diaz throws a chopping leg kick but Bounty manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A solid leg kick lands there for Diaz.
Diaz misses with a looping right.
Bounty appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Diaz throws a sloppy head kick and Bounty moves out of range easily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bounty lands a slapping body shot.
Diaz chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Bounty can pounce on him.

Bounty darts in and clinches Diaz up against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bounty misses with a short punch on the inside.
Bounty lands a hook to the side of the head.
Bounty lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Bounty misses with some punches.
Diaz lands a right hand that snaps the head of Bounty backwards.
Bounty lands a body shot in the clinch.
Bounty prevents a body shot from Diaz.
Bounty tries a body shot but Diaz blocks it.
Bounty throws a head punch that misses.
Diaz has a couple of punches blocked by Bounty.
Diaz jumps guard but Bounty turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Diaz being controlled against the cage.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Bounty.
Diaz is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Bounty to keep the fight standing.
Bounty lands a left hand that snaps the head of Diaz backwards.
Bounty misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Diaz lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A head punch on the inside from Bounty fails to land.
Bounty prevents a body shot from Diaz.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Diaz.
Diaz can't find room to land a body shot as Bounty controls the action.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Diaz tries a body shot but Bounty blocks it.
Diaz tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Diaz scores with a nice hook to the head.
Bounty prevents a body shot from Diaz.
Bounty blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Diaz fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Bounty tries a body shot but Diaz blocks it.
Diaz misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Bounty misses with a body punch.
A nice right hand lands inside from Diaz.
Bounty is stalling here.
Bounty lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Diaz backwards.
Bounty doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Bounty working aggressively here.
Diaz throws a punch but it's blocked by Bounty.
Diaz is trying to pull guard but Bounty has him pressed against the cage.
Jamie Bounty has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Neil Diaz.
Diaz working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bounty lands a right hand that snaps the head of Diaz backwards.
Bounty struggles to land a body shot inside as Diaz controls his hands.
Diaz works on Bounty's body with a couple of short punches.
Diaz tries a body shot but Bounty blocks it.
Bounty lands a shoulder strike.
Diaz working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Diaz lands a nice uppercut.
Diaz blocking some punches.
Bounty misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Diaz tries to throw a body punch but Bounty avoids it by throwing Diaz back against the cage.
Bounty swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Bounty lands an uppercut.

Diaz is rocked!
Diaz lands a hook that snaps the head of Bounty backwards.
Diaz is still on wobbly legs! Can Bounty finish him?
Diaz tries to work over Bounty's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Bounty lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Diaz backwards.
Bounty lands an uppercut in the clinch that drops Diaz to his knees! Bounty keeps firing more shots against his stricken opponent and the referee jumps in to save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jamie Bounty!
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RATING
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Event: UGD 93:Kenway Vs Keenan     
Date:   Dec 29, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jacks Sole (ranked 29 p4p, 6 weight class) and Buzz Bixby (ranked 149 p4p, 21 weight class). Man, I cannot wait for this one!

189 cm
34
209 lbs
26 - 12 - 0
188 cm
30
215 lbs
17 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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KOMBAT KLOTHING
Arcticus University: London



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jacks Sole!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Buzz Bixby!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Donald Grub and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bixby throws the left hand but Sole avoids the punch easily.
Sole has been working on his boxing with his coaches at White Eagle in the buildup to the fight.
Sole with a nice cross.
Bixby takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Sole misses with a looping left.
Bixby moves out of range of the body kick from Sole.
Sole misses with a wild body shot.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Bixby has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Sole throws a body punch but Bixby moves out of range.
Sole cracks the inside of Bixby's front leg.
Bixby moves out of range as Sole throws a body kick.
And Bixby tries to counter it with a takedown but Sole pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Sole misses with a straight right.
Bixby changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Sole misses the shot to the body.
Bixby misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sole lands a front kick.
Sole ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Bixby uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sole.
Bixby is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Jacks Sole seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Bixby misses with a straight left.
Bixby bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sole swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Bixby takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Nice body kick from Sole.
Sole swings for the body but Bixby moves out of range.
Bixby feints the counter takedown.
Sole lands a head shot.
Sole throws a nice looking combination but Bixby bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Bixby with the counter takedown but Sole avoids it easily.
Sole misses with a low kick.
And Bixby tries to counter it with a takedown but Sole pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Sole pivots, looking for a leg kick but Bixby is out of range and Sole settles back down.
Sole throws the left hand but Bixby avoids the punch easily.
Sole scores with a decent looking hook.
Sole connects with an inside leg kick.
Bixby thows a left - swing and a miss!
Good work by Bixby as he checks the leg kick.
Sole punishes Bixby's body with a nice straight punch.
Sole misses the shot to the body.
Sole cracks the inside of Bixby's front leg.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sole swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Bixby shoots in looking for a takedown. Sole tries to sprawl out of it but Bixby keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Sole manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Bixby takes a swing at Sole's ribcage but misses.
Sole swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Sole's jab looks to have found its range, popping Bixby under the eye.
Nice straight punches there by Sole. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Sole.
Sole misses with a leg kick

and Bixby decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Sole's guard.
Sole 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.
Bixby is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Sole is pulling down on Bixby's head to control his posture.
Bixby sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Sole's guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sole has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Bixby is working away from the top position though.
Sole keeping control of the position.
Bixby thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Sole on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Bixby not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Sole wants to get back to full guard.
Bixby trying to pass the guard but Sole defending well.

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.
Bixby is still trying to improve position.
Bixby throwing shots but Sole is blocking nicely.
Sole is looking to improve his position.
Sole avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Bixby.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Bixby lands a nice shot to the body.
Sole takes a swing at Bixby's ribcage but misses.
Sole pivots, looking for a leg kick but Bixby is out of range and Sole settles back down.
Bixby darts in looking for a takedown but Sole gets double underhooks and turns Bixby into the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jacks Sole 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.


Good work by Bixby as he checks the leg kick.
A lazy left from Bixby finds it's target.
Sole lands a nice looking kick to the body. Bixby takes a step back to recover.
Sole bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bixby. Sole does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bixby works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

Bixby closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Bixby lands in his opponent's guard.
Sole is trying to control the position from the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sole wants to hit a switch here but Bixby passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Sole there!
Bixby with shots to the head and body - Sole looks very uncomfortable down there.

It looks like Jacks Sole has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bixby is in the full mount, landing strikes.
Sole is looking to get to half guard.
Sole tries to hold on but Bixby pushes him away.
Bixby trying to control but Sole is having none of it.
Bixby working Sole over with strikes here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sole taking shots to the head.
The crowd growing excited in anticipation of a finish here! Right on cue, Bixby cracks his opponent with a massive right hand that draws loud cheers!

Sole is rocked!
Bixby lands a big elbow - Sole is in trouble! More strikes from the mount and Sole is forced to tap out!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:32 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Strikes). Buzz Bixby!
Buzz Bixby is the new light heavyweight champion!
Buzz Bixby decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: UGD 93:Kenway Vs Keenan     
Date:   Dec 29, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Jerry Haze (ranked 48 p4p, 3 weight class) and Lee Sang Seok (ranked 63 p4p, 5 weight class). Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Lee Sang Seok enters the cage!

168 cm
31
147 lbs
24 - 7 - 0
176 cm
27
160 lbs
19 - 6 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Bullet Proof System
Sully's Bar & Grill

Urban Fighter
KOMBAT KLOTHING



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jerry Haze!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Lee Sang Seok!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, James Atkins and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Haze feints and then cracks Seok's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Seok down.
A jab from Haze finds it's way through Seok's defenses.
Seok jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Haze lands with a kick to the ribs.
Haze throws a low kick, looking for Seok's leg but Seok calmly moves out of range.
Seok misses with a shot to the body
and Haze counters with a stiff right hand.
Seok moves out of range as Haze strikes.
Haze throws an overhand right that lands on Seok's shoulder, as Seok tries to avoid the shot.
Haze throws a front kick aimed at Seok's knee but Seok avoids it well.
Seok drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Haze defends it well.
Haze throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
And Seok tries to counter it with a takedown but Haze pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Haze avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Haze looks to score with a jab to the body but Seok is just out of range.
And Seok tries to counter it with a takedown but Haze pushes his down on his head and steps out.

Seok gets the takedown into side control.
My spies in Gym Beam inform me that Seok has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Haze is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Seok's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Haze wants to improve his position but Seok is controlling well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ground and pound from Seok.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Seok stalling.
Haze is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Haze is working hard here to advance position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Seok thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Haze's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Nice strikes from Seok there.
Haze wants to improve his position but Seok is controlling well.

Seok is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Haze sees it coming and defends easily.
Haze misses with some strikes from the bottom.
Seok is looking to take a break and control but Haze is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Haze is in trouble now - Seok has advanced to mount!
Seok lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seok punishing his opponent with strikes.
Haze is in a horrible position here. Seok smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.
Seok wants to control the pace but Haze is squirming around nicely.
Seok controlling his opponent.
Seok scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Haze?
Seok lands with some strikes.

Seok goes for an armbar but he's fallen flat on his backside there and now Haze is on top in guard.
Seok is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Haze chips away with some ground and pound.
Haze wants to control from the top but Seok keeps moving.
Haze is in close to Seok's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Haze trying to control but Seok is working from the bottom.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Haze lands a couple of elbows.
Haze trying to control the position from guard on top but Seok is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Seok 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.
Haze trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Lee Sang Seok 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.


Haze checks a low kick from Seok.
An inside leg kick lands from Haze.
Seok keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Seok is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
A head kick misses from Haze.
Seok changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Haze closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.

Seok shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Haze manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Haze looking for a sweep. Not yet Haze, not yet.
Seok has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Seok working some strikes from top position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Haze 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.
Seok scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Seok trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seok tries to free his leg and advance position but Haze is retaining full guard.
Seok wants to control from the top but Haze keeps moving.
Haze trying to keep a closed guard but Seok is proving a slippery customer.

Haze escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Seok gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Seok trying to control the position from guard on top but Haze is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Seok pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Haze is keeping the position for now.
Seok throwing strikes from guard but Haze blocks nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Haze wants to sweep but no luck.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Seok trying to control the position from guard on top but Haze is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Haze moves out of range of the body kick.
Haze throws a head kick that Seok semi-blocks.
Haze fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Seok avoids the body shot from Haze.
Seok checks a leg kick.
Decent striking displayed by Seok there.
Haze goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
An inside leg kick lands from Seok.
Haze throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Seok drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Haze defends it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seok tries to bum rush Haze with a series of wild strikes but Haze uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Haze thinks about countering with a body kick.
Haze with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Haze connects with a body shot.
Jerry Haze is winning the standup battle so far.
Haze looks to throw the jab but Seok is out of range.
Haze fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Seok.
Seok misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Haze.
Seok 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.
Haze is looking to wear down Seok with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Seok waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Haze.
Haze half committed to a counter leg kick.
Haze throws a wild body kick that Seok sees coming a mile off.
Haze fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Seok checks it well.
Seok takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Haze throws a leg kick but Seok moved away.
Jerry Haze seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Haze misses with a low kick as Seok jumps back.
Haze scores with a nice body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seok blocks a head kick by Haze.
Haze lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Haze shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Seok sprawls well. Seok wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Haze gets slowly back to his feet.
Haze uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Seok.
Haze thinks about countering with a body kick.
A shot to the body from Seok misses
and Haze counters with a thumping low kick.
Haze lands a slapping body shot.
Haze connects with a right hand. Seok shakes it off.
Seok fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Haze throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Seok bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Haze's head.
Haze with a body punch. A glancing blow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Haze tries a head kick but it misses.
Seok checks a low kick from Haze.
Seok clobbers Haze with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Seok lands a body shot.
Haze ducks under a wild hook from Seok.
Haze appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Seok moves out of range of the body kick.
Haze attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Seok tried to score with a low kick but Haze checks it.
Haze fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Haze slips a jab from Seok.
A slow jab from Seok misses its intended target.
A slow jab from Seok misses its intended target.
Haze misses with an attempted mid kick.
Haze throws a quick inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Haze looks for the body kick but Seok saw that one coming.
Seok checks a leg kick.
Seok takes a jab right on the kisser.
Seok doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Haze takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Haze keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Seok misses with a right hand
and Haze counters with a nice kick to the body.
Haze throws an overhand right that lands on Seok's shoulder, as Seok tries to avoid the shot.
Haze goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Seok feints the counter takedown.
Haze misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Seok.
Seok throws a jab but it's blocked by Haze.
Seok sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Seok blocks the body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Seok chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Haze can pounce on him.
Haze misses the jab.
A jab lands there for Seok.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A jab from Seok misses.
Haze swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Seok throws a jab when Haze was well out of range.
Haze is looking to land body kicks.
Haze throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Seok uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Haze.
Haze tries to land a leg kick but Seok saw it coming and moves away.
Seok takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Haze moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Haze with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Seok looks to land a left hand but Haze moved out of range nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Haze dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Seok. That did some damage!
Haze with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Haze lets loose with a powerful body kick. Seok will feel that in the morning.
A thudding body kick lands there by Seok!
Seok smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Seok avoids the body shot from Haze.
Haze throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Seok drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Haze defends it well.
Haze lands a right hook to the body.
Seok avoids the body shot from Haze.
Seok scores with a jab. Haze acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Seok scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
A head kick misses from Haze.
Haze avoids the body shot from Seok.
A counter left hand to the body from Haze misses its target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seok moves out of range of the body kick.
Haze scores with a push kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Haze goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Haze fails with the takedown.
Seok checks a leg kick.
Seok avoids the head kick by Haze.
Seok has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Haze.
Haze moves out of range of the body kick.
Haze chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Haze pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Good leg kick by Haze there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Seok moves out of range of the body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jerry Haze 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.


Haze throws a low kick but Seok moves out of range easily.
Seok blocks a jab.
Seok throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Haze.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Seok.
Seok shoots in but no luck this time.
Seok tries to bum rush Haze with a series of wild strikes but Haze uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Seok pivots, looking for a leg kick but Haze is out of range and Seok settles back down.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Haze.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Seok avoids the head kick by Haze.
And Seok tries to counter it with a takedown but Haze pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Haze tries to land a front kick but Seok steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Seok scores with a sloppy right hand. Haze should have avoided that one.
Seok moves out of range of the body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Haze looking to land some kicks to the body here.
A cross from Seok lands.
Haze misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Haze misses with the body kick

and Seok counters with a takedown into side control.
Seok cracks Haze with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Seok throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Seok wants to lay and pray for a moment but Haze keeps working.
Haze taking a bit of punishment here - Seok scoring with strikes.
Seok moving around in side mount but really he's just happy to control for now.
Seok working the ground and pound but Haze is defending the strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Seok is trying to get an arm triangle but Haze is defending well.
Haze prevents Seok from moving into mount.

Seok has worked his way into a potential kimura here. Haze is trying to get out of the position but his squirming has just got him deeper into trouble. Seok yanks on the arm and Haze is forced to tap due to a very painful looking submission! Nice work by Seok.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:50 of round 4, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Lee Sang Seok!
Lee Sang Seok is the new featherweight champion!
An out of breath Lee Sang Seok 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: AFA 3     
Date:   Dec 19, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Ray Mancini (ranked 1676 p4p, 230 weight class) and Dominic Trujillo (ranked 1978 p4p, 271 weight class). Man, I cannot wait for this one!

178 cm
26
170 lbs
11 - 9 - 0
175 cm
25
174 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ray Mancini!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Dominic Trujillo!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Andrew Berry and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Trujillo chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Mancini paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Trujillo misses with an uppercut. Mancini saw that one coming.
Trujillo throws an overhand right that lands on Mancini's shoulder, as Mancini tries to avoid the shot.
Trujillo stuffs the takedown attempt from Mancini. Mancini gets slowly back to his feet.
Mancini lands a nice looking body shot.
Trujillo throws a low kick but it's checked well by Mancini.
Mancini looks to land a combination but Trujillo avoids it well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Mancini checks a leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Mancini.
Mancini misses with a looping left.
Trujillo ducks under a wild hook from Mancini.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mancini lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Trujillo circles away quickly and effectively.
Mancini tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Trujillo defends well and Mancini ends up having to push Trujillo into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Trujillo waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mancini.
Mancini is looking to clinch.
Mancini connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Mancini bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Trujillo's head backwards.
Trujillo misses with a body shot.
Good work by Trujillo as he checks the leg kick.
Mancini listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Mancini lands a nice looking body shot.
Horrible takedown attempt by Trujillo or perhaps it was just good defense by Mancini, which made it look bad.
Mancini changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Trujillo tries to avoid it but Mancini manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Trujillo to the ground. Trujillo escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ray Mancini. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mancini closes the distance and clinches up with Trujillo, looking for a takedown. Mancini pushes Trujillo against the cage but Trujillo circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Mancini throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Trujillo's waist but Trujillo gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Mancini off to one side.
Trujillo tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Jab, jab by Trujillo - just one landing.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Trujillo dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Trujillo fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Trujillo has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Trujillo ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Mancini moves away.
Good shot there by Trujillo.
Trujillo scores with a nice head shot.
Mancini throws a head kick that misses.
Trujillo changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Trujillo stuffs the takedown attempt from Mancini. Mancini gets slowly back to his feet.
Trujillo bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Trujillo fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Mancini sprawls well initially but Trujillo persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Mancini taking some punishment here, with Trujillo in his half guard.
Ground and pound from Trujillo.
Trujillo is pressing down on Mancini's thigh, looking to free his foot. Mancini is holding on for now.
Mancini works his way to full guard. Good work.
Trujillo keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Mancini's head.
Mancini is trying to control the position but Trujillo postures up.
Trujillo stopping the sweep attempt from Mancini.
Mancini is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Trujillo has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mancini controlling the action here.
Trujillo keeps control of the position for the meantime.
Trujillo tries to roll over but Mancini keeps him under control.
Trujillo has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Mancini is working away from the top position though.
Trujillo holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Dominic Trujillo will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Mancini misses with a hook.
Trujillo lands with a right hand.

Trujillo closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Mancini is looking for a sweep.
Trujillo lands a nice forearm strike.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Mancini tries to bench press Trujillo off him but Trujillo keeps the position.
Trujillo fails to land a wild elbow strike.
Trujillo is looking to take a break and control but Mancini is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
The ground and pound from Trujillo seems to be hitting the mat more than his opponent.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Trujillo tries to score with some ground and pound. Mancini controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Dominic Trujillo has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mancini wants to control but Trujillo postures up.
A control attempt from Mancini but he's now mounted!
Mancini is looking to get to half guard.
Trujillo lands an elbow that was bordering on illegal but the referee lets it go with a warning.

It looks like Ray Mancini has been cut.
Trujillo landing strikes from the mount.

Mancini is rocked!
Whack. That's a big, big shot from Trujillo! Mancini is out cold! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:54 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Dominic Trujillo!
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Event: Syn 556 - Legerity     
Date:   Dec 16, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Evil Nixon (ranked 9 p4p, 3 weight class) and Sotiris Kakoullis (ranked 67 p4p, 8 weight class). Sotiris Kakoullis has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

188 cm
29
211 lbs
24 - 4 - 2
184 cm
38
206 lbs
47 - 15 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
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Aspire Clothing
RAGS of a RONIN



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 24 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Evil Nixon!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 47 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Steven Brown and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kakoullis just misses with a punch to the body.
Kakoullis jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis looks to land a body kick but Nixon moved away.
Nixon cracks Kakoullis with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Kakoullis tries to land a leg kick but Nixon saw it coming and moves away.
Nixon cracks Kakoullis with a good jab.
Nixon moves out of range of the body kick from Kakoullis.
Nixon scoring well with a low kick there.
Kakoullis 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.
Nixon blocks the body kick.
Kakoullis throws a lazy right hand but Nixon sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kakoullis thows a leg kick but Nixon checks it
and Nixon counters with a nice uppercut.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Kakoullis lands a slapping body shot.
Kakoullis falls off balance throwing a combination
and Nixon counters with a good low kick that Kakoullis was not able to check.
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 big left from Kakoullis misses.
Kakoullis throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Nixon sees it coming and avoids it easily.
It looked like Nixon wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Nixon jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Kakoullis throws a half hearted mid kick.
Nixon checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kakoullis lands a head kick. Nixon smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick
and Nixon counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Nixon throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kakoullis sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kakoullis misses with a wild body shot.
Nixon throws a hook but Kakoullis blocks it.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that misses.
Nixon is looking to chop away at Kakoullis's legs.
Nixon connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Nixon misses with a low kick as Kakoullis jumps back.
Nixon ducks under a wild hook from Kakoullis.
Nixon has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Little Lebowski Urban Achievers in the buildup to the fight.
Nice shot lands for Kakoullis.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nixon blocks a low kick nicely.
A bone on bone clash there as Nixon blocks the leg kick.
Nixon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kakoullis.
Nixon throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Kakoullis throws a right and a left that Nixon avoids nicely.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick
and Nixon makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Nixon throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kakoullis stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Nixon uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick that is checked
and Nixon counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Nixon avoids the body shot from Kakoullis.
It looked like Nixon wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Kakoullis lands a nice shot to the body.
Nixon throws a good cross that connects.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Nixon blocks it.
Nixon throws a series of punches but Kakoullis avoids them all with ease.
Kakoullis counters with a body kick.
Kakoullis shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Nixon throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Nixon looks to throw the jab but Kakoullis is out of range.
Nixon drops his hands momentarily and Kakoullis takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Kakoullis misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kakoullis takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nixon chopping away at his opponent's legs.

Nixon clinches.
Nixon's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Nice body punch from Nixon - that landed with a thud.
Nixon tries a body shot but Kakoullis blocks it.
Nixon swings wildly with an uppercut but Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kakoullis wants to get back to striking at distance but Nixon won't allow it.
Nixon lands a hook that snaps the head of Kakoullis backwards.
Nixon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kakoullis blocks a punch to the side of the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nixon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kakoullis tries to throw a body punch but Nixon avoids it by throwing Kakoullis back against the cage.
Nixon taking a breather.
Nixon lands with a short head shot on the inside.

That has opened up Sotiris Kakoullis's cut even more.
Nixon pushes Kakoullis back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Nixon working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A shot in the inside from Nixon.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Nixon.
Nixon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Nixon taking a breather.
Nixon tries a body shot but Kakoullis blocks it.
Good body shot from Nixon.
Nixon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kakoulliss head.

Nixon breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Nixon will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Nixon.
Kakoullis looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Nixon throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Evil Nixon dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis'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.


Nixon misses the jab.
Kakoullis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Nixon avoids the body shot from Kakoullis.
Nixon throws the left hand but Kakoullis avoids the punch easily.
Kakoullis walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Nixon walks into a jab.
Nixon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.
Evil Nixon is winning the standup battle so far.
Kakoullis fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
A jab from Nixon does it's job there.
Nixon lands with a cross.
Nixon takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Kakoullis looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nixon lands with an uppercut that bounces Kakoullis off the cage and back into range.
Nixon throws a head kick that misses.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Nixon.
Kakoullis tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nixon misses with a straight left.
Kakoullis waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Nixon.
Kakoullis misses with a head kick.
Nixon is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Kakoullis can do to turn this around?
A solid leg kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis is looking to land body kicks.
Nixon misses with a looping right.
Nixon takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Kakoullis will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
A little feinted left hand from Nixon on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kakoullis throws a shot to the body.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kakoullis wants to land a leg kick but Nixon is out of range.
Nice cross by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a push kick but Nixon slaps the foot to one side.
Nixon lands with a nice body punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nixon is looking to score with low kicks.
Nixon tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Kakoullis manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
A swing and a miss from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Nixon manages to avoid it.
Nixon jabbing away but nothing is landing.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis defending well as Nixon loads up on a big left hand.
Kakoullis tries to score with a low kick but Nixon moves his leg out of the way.
Nixon swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Nixon connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Kakoullis moves forwards but Nixon connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Nixon uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kakoullis.

Kakoullis gets tackled into the cage by Nixon. Nixon maintains the clinch.
Kakoullis lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Nixon tries to throw a body punch but Kakoullis avoids it by throwing Nixon back against the cage.
Nixon misses with a punch on the inside.
Nixon has a couple of punches blocked by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis blocks an uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Kakoullis breaks from the clinch.
Nixon keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

The cut above Sotiris Kakoullis's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Nixon misses with an attempted mid kick.
A leg kick checked by Nixon.
Kakoullis pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Nixon slips under a jab from Kakoullis.
Nixon fires out a quick counter leg kick but Kakoullis just manages to avoid it.

Nixon gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Kakoullis lands a left hand.
A left hand lands to the body for Kakoullis.
A right hand to the body from Nixon.
Nixon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Nixon lands a hook that snaps the head of Kakoullis backwards.
Kakoullis misses with some punches.
Nixon pushes Kakoullis back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Kakoullis is breathing heavily.
Kakoullis prevents a body shot from Nixon.
Nixon working aggressively here.
Nixon'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.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nixon lands with a light punch inside.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nixon lands a left hand that snaps the head of Kakoullis backwards.
Nixon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Nixon lands a body punch in the clinch.
Kakoullis takes a shot to the head.
Nixon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nixon blocks a body shot from Kakoullis.
Nixon struggles to land a body shot inside as Kakoullis controls his hands.
Nixon can't find room to land a body shot as Kakoullis controls the action.
Nixon misses with a punch on the inside.
Nixon lands a left hand that snaps the head of Kakoullis backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Nixon.
Nixon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Nixon.
Nixon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kakoullis pushes Nixon back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short right from Kakoullis on the inside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Crunch! Nixon slams his shin into Kakoullis's torso.

Nixon moves into the clinch.
Evil Nixon has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Nixon takes a shot to the head.

Kakoullis breaks from the clinch.
Nixon throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kakoullis stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Kakoullis gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Nixon.
Nixon tried to score with a low kick but Kakoullis checks it.
Nixon looks for the body kick but Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Nixon tries to clinch
letting Kakoullis counter with a right hand.
Nixon jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Kakoullis looks to land a body kick but Nixon moved away.
Nixon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Nixon. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Nixon with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Kakoullis takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Nixon tries to clinch there but Kakoullis circles away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis misses with a looping left.

Nixon fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Kakoullis, pushing him back against the cage.
Nixon digs a right hand underneath Kakoullis's ribcage. Kakoullis let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Kakoullis blocks a body shot from Nixon.
Nixon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Nixon lands a left hand.
A hook to the body from Nixon.
Nixon can't find room to land a body shot as Kakoullis controls the action.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
A short right from Nixon on the inside.

Sotiris Kakoullis's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Nixon lands a hook that snaps the head of Kakoullis backwards.
Nixon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kakoullis can't break the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Nixon fails to land.
Nixon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A right handed body shot lands from Nixon.
Nixon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nixon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A head punch on the inside from Kakoullis fails to land.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis can't find room to land a body shot as Nixon controls the action.
Nixon working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Kakoullis throws a punch but it's blocked by Nixon.
Nixon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Nixon scores with a shot to the side of Kakoullis's head.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:31 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Evil Nixon!
Evil Nixon retains his light heavyweight title!
Evil Nixon seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: UGD 91:Dykstra Vs Benvenuti     
Date:   Dec 15, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Buzz Bixby (ranked 275 p4p, 39 weight class) and David Wuzz (ranked 229 p4p, 34 weight class). This should be fireworks!

188 cm
30
215 lbs
16 - 5 - 0
190 cm
35
212 lbs
22 - 15 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

KOMBAT KLOTHING
Arcticus University: London

Urban Fighter
KAISER Nutrition - Q160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Buzz Bixby!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, David Wuzz!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A big left from Bixby misses.
Wuzz slips a jab from Bixby.
Wuzz lands with an uppercut that bounces Bixby off the cage and back into range.
Wuzz slips under a jab from Bixby.
Some wild striking there from Bixby.
Wuzz swings for the body but Bixby moves out of range.
Wuzz looks to land a right hand but Bixby moved out of range.
Wuzz digs a good hook to Bixby's body.
Bixby swings widly with a right hand
and Wuzz counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Wuzz clinches.
Wuzz tries a knee to the head but Bixby blocks it.
Bixby misses with the head strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Bixby.
Wuzz misses with a shot to the kidneys.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Wuzz has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Wuzz fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bixby has a couple of punches blocked by Wuzz.
Wuzz tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Wuzz blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Wuzz swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Bixby misses with a punch to the body.
Bixby has a couple of punches blocked by Wuzz.
Bixby lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Bixby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Wuzz throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Bixby blocks it with crossed arms.
Wuzz lands a left hand that snaps the head of Bixby backwards.
Bixby lands a right hand that snaps the head of Wuzz backwards.
Wuzz presses Bixby against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Wuzz tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Bixby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Wuzz with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Bixby throws a punch but it's blocked by Wuzz.
A head punch on the inside from Wuzz fails to land.
Wuzz tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bixby misses with a short punch on the inside.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bixby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A right hand to the body from Wuzz.
Wuzz throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Bixby blocks it with crossed arms.
Bixby leaning against his opponent.
Bixby lands with a right to the head.
Wuzz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Bixby lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Bixby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Wuzz misses with the head strike.
Wuzz lands a hook that snaps the head of Bixby backwards.
Bixby is trying to drag Wuzz to the mat but Wuzz just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Bixby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Bixby lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Bixby'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.
Bixby misses with some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Still in the clinch, Bixby scores with a nice short uppercut.
Bixby misses with a punch on the inside.
Bixby blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Wuzz doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Wuzz throws a punch but it's blocked by Bixby.
Bixby throws a punch but it's blocked by Wuzz.
Wuzz lands with a right to the head.
Wuzz lands a body shot in the clinch.
Bixby is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Wuzz digs a right hand into Bixby's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Bixby's gas tank.
Wuzz makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Bixby managing to block the knees to the body from Wuzz.
Wuzz can't find room to land a body shot as Bixby controls the action.
Bixby prevents a body shot from Wuzz.
Bixby can't find room to land a body shot as Wuzz controls the action.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Bixby.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Wuzz.
Wuzz looking to throw knees to the head but Bixby is blocking nicely.
Bixby misses with some punches.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Wuzz.
Bixby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Wuzz cracks Bixby with a nice body shot.
Bixby lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Wuzz swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Bixby softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Wuzz misses with a knee to the head.
Bixby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Wuzz lands a right hand that snaps the head of Bixby backwards.
Wuzz misses with some punches.
Bixby working aggressively here.
Wuzz unloads a knee to the mid-section. Bixby lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Bixby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Wuzz connects with a knee to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Wuzz just misses with a punch to the body.

Wuzz clinches up against the cage.
Wuzz looking to throw knees to the head but Bixby is blocking nicely.

Bixby jumps guard.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Bixby holds on and takes a little breather.

Wuzz drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Wuzz jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Wuzz looking to pass the guard.
Bixby is pulling down on Wuzz's head to control his posture.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bixby is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Bixby looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bixby keeping moving, preventing Wuzz from controlling successfully.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Bixby looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Bixby trying to keep a closed guard but Wuzz is proving a slippery customer.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Bixby looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Wuzz tries to clinch but Bixby is having none of it.
Wuzz scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Bixby bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Wuzz.
Bixby throws a body shot but no joy.
Wuzz defending well as Bixby loads up on a big left hand.

Bixby changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Wuzz looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wuzz tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Bixby wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Bixby tries to advance to mount but can't.
Bixby trying to control the action but Wuzz is working from the bottom.
Wuzz wants to control but Bixby postures up.
Bixby tries to score with some ground and pound. Wuzz controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Wuzz wants to control but Bixby postures up.
Wuzz is not content to let Bixby control the position.
You can see the frustration on Wuzz's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wuzz tries to buck Bixby off but Bixby is having none of it.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Bixby working the ground and pound.
Wuzz is trying to improve his position.
Bixby wants to control but Wuzz is keeping him busy.
Bixby working the ground and pound.
Bixby throws an elbow but Wuzz slips to the side and avoids it well.
Wuzz gets back to half guard.
Bixby thows a huge punch but Wuzz dodges it nicely.
Bixby missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wuzz tries to get to full guard but Bixby has control of the leg.
Buzz Bixby overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Bixby 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.
Wuzz has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Bixby is working away from the top position though.

Wuzz is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Bixby pulls his head out easily.
Bixby working Wuzz over with strikes.
Wuzz wants to control but Bixby is keeping busy.
Wuzz gets back to full guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Wuzz keeping moving, preventing Bixby from controlling successfully.
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 Buzz Bixby will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Wuzz wants to slow Bixby down by chopping away at his legs.
Bixby missing with a left hand there. Wuzz was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Despite the aggression on Wuzz's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Bixby moves out of range as Wuzz strikes.
Bixby swings for the body but Wuzz moves out of range.
A jab lands there for Bixby.
Wuzz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bixby.
Wuzz throws a hook but Bixby blocks it.
Bixby uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
A punch lands to the side of Bixby 's head but he takes it in his stride.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wuzz tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Wuzz throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Bixby on the side of the head.
Wuzz thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nice cross by Wuzz.
Bixby avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bixby ducks under a wild hook from Wuzz.
A big left from Bixby misses.
Bixby thows a left - swing and a miss!
Bixby looks to land a left hand but Wuzz moved out of range nicely.
It seemed like Wuzz was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A big left from Bixby misses.

Bixby 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.
Wuzz has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Wuzz tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wuzz pulls Bixby in close to prevent any damage.
Wuzz has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Bixby has passed into side control.
Wuzz is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Bixby in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Wuzz is looking for a sweep.
Bixby cracks Wuzz with a big right hand but Wuzz just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Bixby wants to control but Wuzz is keeping him busy.

Bixby is trying to get an arm triangle but Wuzz is defending well.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bixby wants to control but Wuzz is keeping him busy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wuzz tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Bixby looking to control but instead Wuzz has slipped a leg in, to regain half guard.

Wuzz looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Wuzz wants to control but Bixby is keeping busy.
Bixby looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Wuzz with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Wuzz desperately trying to maintain half guard.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Bixby takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Wuzz wants to improve his position but Bixby is controlling well.
Wuzz moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Bixby postures up and lands a big shot to Wuzz's brow.
Bixby working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Wuzz wants to sweep here but Bixby controlling him for the moment.
Bixby postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Buzz Bixby!

Buzz Bixby decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: UGD 91:Dykstra Vs Benvenuti     
Date:   Dec 15, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lee Sang Seok (ranked 119 p4p, 10 weight class) and Akeen Coker (ranked 176 p4p, 26 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

176 cm
27
160 lbs
18 - 6 - 0
165 cm
34
155 lbs
30 - 13 - 2
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Urban Fighter
KOMBAT KLOTHING

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Lee Sang Seok!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 13 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Akeen Coker!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Coker fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Coker misses with an uppercut.
Seok misses the shot to the body.
Coker lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Coker throws a body kick that misses

and Seok counters with a shoot takedown. Coker fights it but they end up in guard.
Seok throws an elbow that misses. Coker uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Seok's guard. Nice move by Coker!

Seok working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Coker.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Coker trying to control the position from guard on top but Seok is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Seok looking to control.
Seok 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.
Coker looking to pass the guard.
Coker trying to control but Seok is working from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coker postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Coker not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Coker stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Seok swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Seok will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Coker postures up.
Coker controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

Seok looking for a guillotine here but Coker defends easily.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Seok keeping moving, preventing Coker from controlling successfully.

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

Seok looking to try and escape his hips here, looking for a submission. It looks like he's going for a triangle but Coker is defending well. Seok quickly switches to an armbar and extends the arm! Coker has no choice but to tap, to a very quick submission! Wow, that was lightning fast! Seok celebrates on the cage, with the crowd.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Lee Sang Seok!
A victorious Lee Sang Seok thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
Akeen Coker spoke after the fight, saying 'The end has come far too soon but it is time to say goodbye the the fight game'.
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Event: DARE 18     
Date:   Dec 15, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Ritchie Souza (ranked 2724 p4p, 266 weight class) and BM Websphere (ranked 3220 p4p, 297 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Souza might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Gwen Stefani-Luxurious. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

170 cm
22
156 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
175 cm
21
147 lbs
3 - 2 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Basic striking
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ritchie Souza!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, BM Websphere!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Stewart Dunkirk and George Francis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Websphere ducks under a wild hook from Souza.
Websphere swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Souza swings away with a body shot that misses
enabling Websphere to counter with a crisp jab.
Souza swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Websphere is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Souza with a body shot.
A punch combination from Websphere misses.
Websphere throws a front kick that sends Souza stumbling back into the cage.
A slapping body kick lands there for Websphere.
Websphere tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Websphere avoids the body shot from Souza.
Websphere throws out a counter right but Souza avoids it with no problem.
Websphere throws a nice inside leg kick.
Souza takes a swing at Websphere's ribcage but misses.
Souza walks into a stiff left hand from Websphere.
Souza misses with a combination
and Websphere counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Websphere moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Souza throws a combination that misses
and Websphere counters with a body kick that stops Souza in his tracks momentarily.
Souza 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.
Souza looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Websphere is fending him off so far but Souza persists. Nope, Websphere circles away and we're back to standing.
Souza throws a looping overhand right but Websphere ducks down to avoid it.
Websphere flicks out a counter leg kick but Souza steps away.
Websphere turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Websphere circles away from the clinch attempt
and Websphere finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Websphere lands a really nice looking cross but Souza seems unphased.
Souza ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Websphere moves away.
Websphere lands with a thumping leg kick.
Websphere lands a right hook to the body.
Websphere dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Souza has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Websphere finds it's way round the side to connect with Souza's head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Souza jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A countering left hand to the body from Websphere misses.
Souza throws a right and a left that Websphere avoids nicely.
Souza throws a head kick that misses.
Souza lands a nice hook to Websphere's body. Websphere takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

Souza gets a takedown into half guard.
Souza not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Souza throws a strike but Websphere avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Websphere has control of Souza's left arm, preventing Souza from doing any damage.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Souza trying to control but Websphere is working from the bottom.
Souza stands up over Websphere, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Websphere has his hands on Souza's head, controlling the position.
Websphere really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Souza. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Souza cracks Websphere with a solid left hand.
Websphere told us pre-fight that he has been working on his escapes in training. Let's see if he can call on some of his new skills to get back to his feet.
Souza throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Souza trying to control the position from guard on top but Websphere is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Souza working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Souza is in a tricky position. We've heard reports from his gym mates at Heavy Hitters that he's been drilling escapes, so let's see if he can get back to his feet.
Souza trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Websphere utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Souza slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Websphere avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Souza missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Websphere utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Souza distracts Websphere with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Websphere looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Souza throws a big elbow that misses.
Souza is looking to work some ground and pound but Websphere has wrist control.
Souza stopping the sweep attempt from Websphere.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

BM Websphere 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.


Souza throws a head kick that misses.
Websphere lands with a kick to the ribs.
Websphere thuds his shin into the meat of Souza's side.
Souza tries a head kick but it misses.
Souza swings away with a body shot that misses
and Websphere counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Souza takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Souza is looking to wear down Websphere with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Souza swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Souza misses with a kick to the body.
And Websphere responds with a good body kick, but Souza manages to step out the way in time.
Websphere scores with a push kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Souza lands a high kick!
Websphere uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Souza.
Websphere scores with a push kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
That kick from Websphere tenderised Souza's leg. Souza is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Souza misses with a hook
and Websphere counters with a good, hard body kick but Souza shrugs it off.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Websphere connects with a leg kick. Souza looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Crunch! Websphere slams his shin into Souza's torso.
BM Websphere is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Souza throws a head kick but Websphere moves out of range.
Websphere throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Souza throws a poor cross that misses
and Websphere counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Websphere connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Websphere dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Souza. That did some damage!
Souza throws a hook but Websphere blocks it.
Websphere let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Souza crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Websphere - the referee stops the clock and Souza gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Websphere. Souza manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Websphere takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Websphere scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Souza misses with a wild body shot.
It seemed like Websphere was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Websphere lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Souza takes a swing at Websphere's ribcage but misses.
Souza takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Souza takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Websphere throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Souza throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Websphere counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Websphere scores with a shot to the body.
Souza wants to clinch.
Websphere thinks about the counter body kick.
Souza jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Souza misses with a wild body shot.
Websphere let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Souza swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Souza takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Souza takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
A slapping leg kick lands for Websphere.
Souza's corner calls for a 1-2. Souza obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
BM Websphere seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Websphere delivers a nice body kick.
Souza takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Souza throws a right and a left that both miss.
Souza throws a lazy uppercut
and Websphere counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Websphere showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Souza.
Websphere works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Websphere throws a nice outside leg kick.
Nice body kick from Websphere.
Good exchange - Websphere coming out on top.
Souza's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Websphere connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Souza scrambles back to his feet.
Websphere lands with a hook. Souza tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Souza fails with a takedown attempt.
Websphere has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Souza moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Souza throws a left and a right that both miss
and Websphere counters with a nice body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

BM Websphere showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Websphere lands with a right hand.
Souza throws a left and a right that both miss
and Websphere counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Souza throws a right hand that Websphere ducks under and follows up with a left that Websphere also avoids with ease.
Websphere looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Souza takes a swing at Websphere's ribcage but misses.
Websphere lands a nice looking kick to the body. Souza takes a step back to recover.
Souza throws a lazy uppercut
and Websphere counters with a body kick.
Souza chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Websphere can pounce on him.
Souza 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.
Websphere throws a nice outside leg kick.
Souza tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A nice side step and Websphere releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Websphere moves away from the strike by Souza.
Websphere keeps Souza at a distance using the push kick.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Websphere lands a glancing blow to the side of Souza's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The crowd cheers as Websphere lands an impressive looking overhand right. Souza doesn't seem phased though.
Websphere scores with a shot to the body.
Souza throws a lazy head kick
and Websphere counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Websphere lands with a nice combination. Souza backs away looking to recover.
Souza looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Websphere takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Nice jab there from Websphere.
Websphere scores with a nice body kick.
Donk. Websphere catches Souza right on the button with a cross.

Souza is rocked!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Souza fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Oh Souza is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Websphere throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Websphere changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Souza seems to have got his legs back now.
Souza throws a sloppy body shot
and Websphere counters with a stiff right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Websphere sizes up Souza with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Websphere is looking to slow Souza down with leg kicks.
A jab from Websphere finds it's way through Souza's defenses.
Souza throws a poor cross that misses
and Websphere counters with a good low kick that Souza was not able to check.
Websphere scoring well with a low kick there.
Souza takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Souza throws a body shot but no joy.
Despite the aggression on Websphere's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Souza looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Websphere throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Souza stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Souza tries to land a body kick
and Websphere counters with a good, hard body kick but Souza shrugs it off.
A nice combination there by Souza.
Souza misses with a double jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Souza with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Websphere to score with a decent uppercut.
Donk. Websphere catches Souza right on the button with a cross.
Souza swings away with a body shot that misses
and Websphere counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Websphere ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Websphere jabs Souza to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Websphere.
Websphere throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Souza misses with a body shot.
Souza on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Souza throws an overhand right that lands on Websphere's shoulder, as Websphere tries to avoid the shot.
Souza throws a body punch but Websphere moves out of range.
Ritchie Souza seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Websphere thuds a left hand into Souza's body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Websphere blocks a head kick by Souza.
Souza on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
A thudding body kick lands there by Websphere!
Souza misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Websphere.
Websphere throws a head kick that Souza semi-blocks.
Websphere uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Souza.
Websphere throws a counter combo.
Websphere lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Souza at a distance.
Websphere uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Souza.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Souza gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Souza misses with a body punch
and Websphere counters with a slapping leg kick.
Ritchie Souza has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
BM Websphere is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Souza takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?

And that's the end of the fight!
BM Websphere comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Websphere 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 Frank Dennis scores the fight 27:30
Judge Stewart Dunkirk scores the fight 27:30
Judge George Francis scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... BM Websphere!

Ritchie Souza was interviewed post fight and said 'That dude is on PED's he needs to be tested ASAP. Cheater...'.
S C
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G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
70%

 

Event: Aspire 94: Lee vs. Susi 2     
Date:   Dec 13, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Gurgen Davidyan (ranked 942 p4p, 136 weight class) and Casper Timmermans (ranked 516 p4p, 71 weight class). Casper Timmermans has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Gurgen Davidyan's chin.

189 cm
25
191 lbs
10 - 4 - 1
187 cm
26
187 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Nutrition
Reaper Combatwear

Aspire Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Gurgen Davidyan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Casper Timmermans!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, James Atkins and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Davidyan drops his hands momentarily and Timmermans takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Gurgen Davidyan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Timmermans lands with a right hand.
Timmermans takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Timmermans takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Timmermans with a hook.
Timmermans lands a body shot.
No joy there for Timmermans, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Timmermans takes one on the chin but seems OK.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Timmermans dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Davidyan. That did some damage!
An inside leg kick lands from Timmermans.
Davidyan tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Timmermans was well out of range. Poor timing from Davidyan.
Nice defenses there by Timmermans.
Timmermans fails to land the takedown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Timmermans tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Timmermans blocks a jab.
Davidyan swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Timmermans scores with a hook.
A chopping leg kick lands by Davidyan.
A solid leg kick lands there for Timmermans.
Timmermans throws a body kick that misses.
Timmermans throws a body shot but no joy.
Davidyan needs to keep his hands up - Timmermans had a free shot at his head there.
Davidyan looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Timmermans changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Davidyan doesn't manage to clinch there - Timmermans circles away.
Timmermans tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Timmermans throws a push kick but Davidyan slaps the foot to one side.
Davidyan scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Timmermans misses with a straight right.
Davidyan takes a jab right on the kisser.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Timmermans misses with a wild body shot.
A quick step to the side and Davidyan tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.

Timmermans gets tackled into the cage by Davidyan. Davidyan maintains the clinch.
Timmermans will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Davidyan up against the cage.
Timmermans presses Davidyan against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Timmermans fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Davidyan lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Timmermans throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Timmermans working aggressively here.
Davidyan misses with some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Davidyan wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Timmermans has him pressed against the cage.
Davidyan pushes Timmermans back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Timmermans lands a right hand.

Timmermans is working on a single leg takedown against the cage. Davidyan can't fight it off and eventually Timmermans manages to take the fight to the floor. Davidyan looks annoyed but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Timmermans postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Timmermans looking to sit in guard and control but Davidyan gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Timmermans has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Davidyan won't allow Timmermans to sweep him here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Timmermans is still trying to improve position.
Timmermans looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Timmermans is continuing to stall.
Davidyan won't allow Timmermans to sweep him here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Timmermans slips under a jab.
Timmermans feints the counter takedown.
Gurgen Davidyan has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Davidyan misses with a wild body shot.
Davidyan looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Timmermans looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Davidyan is fending him off so far but Timmermans persists. Nope, Davidyan circles away and we're back to standing.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Davidyan.
Timmermans drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Davidyan defends it well.
Davidyan swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Timmermans misses with an uppercut
and Davidyan counters with a stiff right hand.
Timmermans looks to land a body kick but Davidyan moved away.
Timmermans has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Davidyan throws a half hearted mid kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A bone on bone clash there as Davidyan blocks the leg kick.
Timmermans has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Davidyan finds it's way round the side to connect with Timmermans's head.
Davidyan avoids the head kick by Timmermans.
Davidyan takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Davidyan misses the jab.
Timmermans is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Davidyan moves in looking to clinch but Timmermans pushes him off.
Timmermans avoids a kick to the body.
Timmermans changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Davidyan connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
A big left from Davidyan misses.
Davidyan throws a body punch but Timmermans moves out of range.
Timmermans changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Timmermans lands with a hook. Davidyan tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.

Timmermans fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Davidyan to the ground. Timmermans is now in Davidyan's guard.
Timmermans postures up in Davidyan's guard and throws a big left but Davidyan blocks it.
Timmermans looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Timmermans trying to control the position from guard on top but Davidyan is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Timmermans is in close to Davidyan's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Timmermans chips away with some ground and pound.
Davidyan working a defensive guard here.
Timmermans controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Casper Timmermans seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Timmermans getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Davidyan lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Timmermans connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Davidyan momentarily.
Davidyan smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Timmermans misses the body punch
and Davidyan counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Timmermans misses with the body kick
and Davidyan counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Timmermans looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Davidyan misses with a wild body shot.
Timmermans feints the counter takedown.
Davidyan wants to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Timmermans defending well as Davidyan loads up on a big left hand.
Timmermans misses with a few strikes there.
Davidyan bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Timmermans's head backwards.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Timmermans scores with a jab to the body.
Timmermans connects with a solid leg kick.
Timmermans is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Davidyan.
Davidyan jabs at Timmermans's body.
Timmermans throws a half hearted mid kick.
Timmermans moves out of range of the body kick.
Timmermans throws a looping overhand right but Davidyan ducks down to avoid it.
Timmermans scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
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 Gurgen Davidyan will probably get the nod.
That's time! Davidyan's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Timmermans is looking to land body kicks.
It looked like Davidyan wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Davidyan missing with a left hand there. Timmermans was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Davidyan misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Davidyan misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Timmermans.
Timmermans is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Timmermans throws the kick towards the body but Davidyan avoids it.
Timmermans moves out of range of the strikes.
Timmermans scores with a jab.
Timmermans misses with a kick to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Davidyan lands a nice hook to Timmermans's body. Timmermans takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Timmermans pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Davidyan throws a wild combination but nothing lands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Davidyan gets off balance looking for a body kick

and Timmermans counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Timmermans.
Timmermans is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Timmermans throws an elbow that misses. Davidyan uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Timmermans's guard. Nice move by Davidyan!

Timmermans controlling the position.
Davidyan preventing the sweep.
Timmermans pulls Davidyan in close to prevent any damage.
The adventures of Timmermans the control monster continue. Boring.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Davidyan content to stall in guard here.
Timmermans has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Timmermans trying to keep a closed guard but Davidyan is proving a slippery customer.
Timmermans looking for a sweep. Not yet Timmermans, not yet.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Timmermans not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Davidyan uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Timmermans.
Davidyan looks to land a right hand but Timmermans moved out of range.
Davidyan misses with a wild body shot.
Timmermans changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Timmermans takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Timmermans walks into a left hand.
Some bone on bone action there as Davidyan checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Crunch! Davidyan slams his shin into Timmermans's torso.
Timmermans ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A shot to the liver by Davidyan. Beautiful body shot.
Davidyan lands a slapping body shot.
Nice uppercut there from Davidyan.
Davidyan takes a head kick and keeps coming.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A left lands for Davidyan.
Timmermans scores with a nice head shot.
Davidyan throws a jab when Timmermans was well out of range.
Timmermans misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Davidyan.
Timmermans gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Davidyan.
Nice shot lands for Davidyan.
Timmermans tries a low kick but Davidyan avoids it.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 29:28
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 29:28
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Gurgen Davidyan!

Gurgen Davidyan really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that Reaper Combatwear logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.
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G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
48%

 

Event: The Island Season 7, 170 lbs, Round 5     
Date:   Dec 11, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Uri Gellar (ranked 28 p4p, 0 weight class) and Git Push (ranked 353 p4p, 0 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

166 cm
27
158 lbs
20 - 3 - 0
176 cm
27
173 lbs
12 - 3 - 0
Decent wrestler
Excellent MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Counter fighter
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Uri Gellar!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Git Push!
The judges for this bout are Dirk Anderson, Sandra Marshall and David Hoff.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gellar tests Push's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Gellar throws a leg kick but Push moved away.
Push takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Push uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gellar.
Gellar connects with a leg kick. Push looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Gellar tries to clinch up but Push circles away and keeps his distance.
Push feints the counter takedown.
Gellar waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Push.
Push drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Gellar defends it well.

Push throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Gellar tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Push is in Gellar's guard.
Push is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Gellar trying to control the position here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Push wants to control from the top but Gellar keeps moving.
Push wants to pass the guard but Gellar is keeping the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gellar managing to control the position.
Gellar continues to stall.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

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.
Push forces his way into half guard.

Push is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Push seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Gellar does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Gellar on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Gellar tries to get out of the position.
Push sitting and controlling from the half guard.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Push looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Push is looking to advance position but Gellar won't allow it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Push moves nicely into side control.
Push tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.

Push wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Gellar, who protects the arm well.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Push tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Push controls the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Git Push dominated that round.
That's time! Gellar's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Gellar leaves Push with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Gellar swinging wildly here.
Push checks a low kick from Gellar.
Push looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Gellar is fending him off so far but Push persists. Nope, Gellar circles away and we're back to standing.
An attempted straight right counter from Gellar misses the target.
Push ducks under a wild hook from Gellar.
Gellar throws a leg kick that is checked

and Push counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Push.
Push trying to control the position from guard on top but Gellar is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gellar has Push pulled in close to control his posture.
Push passes Gellar's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Push has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gellar is trying to get back to full guard.
Push is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Push tries to pass the half guard into mount. Gellar knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.

Push seems to be working for a kimura but Gellar defends the submission attempt.

Push is working for a submission of some sort.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Push is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.
Push trying to control the position from guard on top but Gellar is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Gellar is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Push being controlled here momentarily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gellar looking to control.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Push takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Push displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gellar throws out the jab.
Push looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Gellar is fending him off so far but Push persists. Nope, Gellar circles away and we're back to standing.
Uri Gellar has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Git Push.
Gellar thows a leg kick but Push checks it

and Push counters with a takedown into side control.
Push wants to lay and pray for a moment but Gellar keeps working.

Push wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Gellar, who protects the arm well.
Git Push has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Push working away.
Gellar is looking for a sweep.

Push tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Push has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Push trying to control the position but Gellar is working away.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Git Push showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Gellar misses the shot to the body.
Gellar displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Push.
Push fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
A lazy left from Gellar finds it's target.
A jab from Gellar finds it's way through Push's defenses.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Push.
Uri Gellar has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Git Push.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Push with a lazy takedown attempt
enabling Gellar to counter with a crisp jab.
Gellar lands a high kick!

Gellar tries to sprawl but Push drives through with a takedown into half 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!
Gellar is looking to control Push's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Gellar avoid being mounted?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Push controlling the action here.

Push is working for a kimura but Gellar is defending it quite comfortably.
Gellar gets full guard.
Push trying to control but Gellar is working from the bottom.
Uri Gellar has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Push tries to free his leg and advance position but Gellar is retaining full guard.
Gellar looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Push sitting in guard here, content to control.
Push pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Gellar is keeping the position for now.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Uri Gellar is winning the standup battle so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Push misses with a wild body shot.
Gellar tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Gellar lands with a cross.
Gellar throws a series of punches but Push avoids them all with ease.
Gellar getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Gellar just misses with a punch to the body.
Push changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Gellar attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A shot to the liver by Gellar. Beautiful body shot.
Gellar connects with a looping right hand.
Gellar throws a lazy uppercut

and Push counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
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!
Push trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Push slips nicely into half guard.
Push is trying to control the action in half guard but Gellar is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Gellar is trying to get back to full guard.
Push wants to control but Gellar is keeping him busy.

Push is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Gellar defends it well.
Push works his way into side control.

And that's the end of the fight!
Uri Gellar showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Push 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 Dirk Anderson scores the fight for Uri Gellar!
Judge Sandra Marshall scores the fight for Git Push!
Judge David Hoff scores the fight for Git Push!

Git Push wins by split decision!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
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