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Event: EPL 12 Finale     
Date:   Jul 21, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Ozzy McKane and Tristan Fenix. McKane comes to the cage accompanied by SAIL - AWOLNATION. Fenix has chosen For Heavy Metal we will die! as his entrance music. On his way into the cage it seems that Ozzy McKane has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Ozzy McKane seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

170 cm
32
158 lbs
38 - 13 - 0
170 cm
36
153 lbs
31 - 17 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Conviction

Aspire Clothing
Project Mayhem



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ozzy McKane!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tristan Fenix!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, James Ackerman and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fenix scores with a punch to the head.
Fenix uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by McKane.
McKane throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fenix flicks out a counter leg kick but McKane steps away.
Nice jab there from McKane.
Fenix misses with a wild combination.
McKane connects with a crisp jab.
Jab, jab by Fenix - just one landing.
McKane scores with a nice head shot.
Good exchange - McKane coming out on top.
McKane drops his hands momentarily and Fenix takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fenix swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Fenix throws a leg kick but McKane sees it coming and moves out of range.
McKane misses with a hook.
McKane gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
McKane throws a looping overhand right but Fenix ducks down to avoid it.
Fenix now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Fenix lands with a thumping leg kick.
Fenix fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fenix closes the distance and lands a one-two.
McKane 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.
McKane swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Fenix swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Fenix scores with a jab to the jaw.
Good standup being displayed there by Fenix as he connects with a hook.
McKane lands a nice leg kick that just misses Fenix's sensitive parts.
The crowd cheers as Fenix lands an impressive looking overhand right. McKane doesn't seem phased though.
McKane has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Fenix.
Fenix looks to land a combination but McKane avoids it well.
McKane throws a nice inside leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fenix throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
McKane throws an off balance right hand

and Fenix counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
McKane wants to improve his position but Fenix is controlling well.
Fenix has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McKane is in all sorts of trouble here.
McKane is working hard here to advance position.
Fenix with shots to the head and body - McKane looks very uncomfortable down there.
Fenix with a couple of short strikes.
Fenix trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Fenix landing strikes from the mount and McKane is in trouble!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fenix unloads with some shots from mount but McKane bucks and avoids them well.
McKane bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
McKane pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Fenix is keeping the position for now.

Fenix looking for submissions from the bottom but instead McKane passes into side control.
Fenix can't do much from the bottom here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fenix tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but McKane wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
McKane wants to control but Fenix is keeping him busy.
Fenix is trying to control McKane's posture but McKane avoids it.
Fenix sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.

McKane is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Fenix is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Fenix is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by McKane.
Fenix lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Fenix throws a shot from downtown. McKane moves away and avoids it.
Tristan Fenix seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McKane ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fenix moves away.
Fenix misses with a shot to the body
and McKane counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Fenix swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by McKane.
Fenix lands a nice looking body shot.
Horrible takedown attempt by Fenix or perhaps it was just good defense by McKane, which made it look bad.
It looked like McKane wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
McKane lands a really nice looking cross but Fenix seems unphased.

It looks like Tristan Fenix has been cut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McKane misses with a wild body shot.
Fenix misses with a hook to the body
and McKane counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A jab from McKane does it's job there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fenix looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? McKane is fending him off so far but Fenix persists. Nope, McKane circles away and we're back to standing.

McKane lands a big uppercut and Fenix crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Fenix looks OK. McKane waves Fenix back to his feet!

Fenix is rocked!
McKane dances in with a quick combination. Fenix is being worked over with jabs and crosses. Oooh, a right straight from McKane snaps Fenix's head back. Fenix stumbles backwards against the cage. McKane steps forward and delivers a right cross that connects with Fenix's jaw, simultaneously knocking him out and sending his mouthpiece into the crowd! There's a worthy souvenir for the fans. This one is over folks. Fenix just didn't come prepared.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:55 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Ozzy McKane!
After the fight, Ozzy McKane was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
Tristan Fenix spoke after the fight, saying '1-1.'.
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hype
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pop
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RATING
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Event: The Final Battle     
Date:   Jul 16, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Chrys Kyle and Brody Kavanagh. 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?

171 cm
24
159 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
174 cm
25
152 lbs
11 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Urban Fighter

Conviction
Sully's Bar & Grill



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 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Chrys Kyle!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Brody Kavanagh!
The judges for this bout are David Schapiro, Anthony Taglia and Chad Campbell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kyle moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Kyle throws a right hand that misses
and Kavanagh counters with a one-two to the body.
Kavanagh misses with a wild body shot.

Kavanagh scores with a takedown into Kyle's guard.
Kyle wants to get back to his feet but Kavanagh is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
Kyle keeping full guard, as Kavanagh tries to pass.
Kyle wants to stand up but Kavanagh is controlling him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kavanagh pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Kyle is keeping the position for now.
Kyle wants to get back to his feet but Kavanagh is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kavanagh advances to half guard.
Kavanagh winds up and cracks Kyle with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Kyle is trying to stand up here but Kavanagh is controlling him well.
Kavanagh perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Kyle scrambles, trying to get to his feet, but Kavanagh manages to mount him!
Kyle is squirming around, avoiding Kavanagh's attempts to control the action.
Kyle wants to use the cage to get back to his feet here.
Kavanagh content just to control the position here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kyle is looking to get back to his feet - it's going to be hard from this position.
Kavanagh controlling from the full mount.
Kavanagh wants to control the pace but Kyle is squirming around nicely.
Kyle is trying to get to the cage to help him get back to his feet.

Kyle bucks up and throws Kavanagh to the side - he's got back to his feet. Great escape!
Kavanagh lands with a cross.
Kavanagh throws a looping overhand right but Kyle ducks down to avoid it.
Kavanagh is looking to slow Kyle down with leg kicks.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kavanagh scores with a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kavanagh.
Kyle throws a body punch but Kavanagh moves out of range.
Kyle looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Kavanagh throws a jab when Kyle was well out of range.
Kyle lands the left hand.
Kavanagh tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
It looked like Kyle was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Kavanagh.
Good standup being displayed there by Kavanagh as he connects with a hook.
Kyle lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Kavanagh has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kyle.
Kavanagh shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Kyle as he jumps to the side.
A little feinted left hand from Kyle on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kyle misses with a jab to the body
and Kavanagh counters with a slapping leg kick.
Kyle seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Kyle throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kavanagh stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Kyle is looking to slow Kavanagh down with leg kicks.
Kavanagh loads up on a big right hand but Kyle slips the punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kavanagh moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Kyle throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Kyle scores with a body shot.
Kavanagh fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

Kavanagh shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Kyle pushes Kavanagh off looking to stand but Kavanagh dives back in and keeps control.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kavanagh lands a nice shot that snaps Kyle's head back.
Kyle throws the left hand but Kavanagh avoids the punch easily.
Kavanagh showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Kyle.
Kyle throws the left hand but Kavanagh avoids the punch easily.
Kyle scores with a hook to the body. Kavanagh takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kyle just misses with a punch to the body.
Kavanagh jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kyle throws the kick towards the body but Kavanagh avoids it.
Kyle on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Kavanagh lands a two punch combo.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kavanagh.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice cross by Kavanagh.
Kavanagh has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A shot to the liver by Kavanagh. Beautiful body shot.
Brody Kavanagh seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kyle scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Kavanagh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kyle.
Kyle is looking to wear down Kavanagh with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Kyle lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Kavanagh has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Kyle looks to land a body kick but Kavanagh moved away.
Kavanagh checks a leg kick nicely.
Kyle swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kavanagh appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Kyle throws an overhand right that lands on Kavanagh's shoulder, as Kavanagh tries to avoid the shot.
Kyle takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kyle misses with a jab to the body
enabling Kavanagh to counter with a crisp jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kavanagh cracks Kyle with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Kavanagh.
Kyle misses with a body punch
and Kavanagh counters with a nice uppercut.
Decent striking displayed by Kavanagh there.
Kavanagh will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Kyle throws a body shot but no joy.
Kyle thows a leg kick but Kavanagh checks it
and Kavanagh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kavanagh uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kyle.
Jab, jab by Kavanagh - just one landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kyle's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kavanagh connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Kyle scrambles back to his feet.
Kyle uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kavanagh.
Kyle throws a sloppy head kick and Kavanagh moves out of range easily.
Kavanagh digs a good body shot into Kyle's ribs.
Kavanagh moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Kavanagh looks to throw a body kick
and Kyle counters with a straight right hand.
Kavanagh throws a series of punches but Kyle moves out of range.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Kyle 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 Kavanagh has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kavanagh and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Kyle fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kavanagh is out of range.
Kyle ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kavanagh uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kyle.
Kavanagh changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kyle thows a leg kick but Kavanagh checks it
and Kavanagh counters with a stiff right hand.
Kyle connects with an inside leg kick.
Kavanagh lands a jab to Kyle's midsection.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kavanagh ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Chrys Kyle is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Kyle throws a lazy uppercut
and Kavanagh cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kyle swings widly with a right hand
and Kavanagh counters with a stiff right hand.
Kavanagh changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Kavanagh punishes Kyle's body with a nice straight punch.
Kavanagh misses with a straight left.
Kyle takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kavanagh lands a jab to the head.
Kavanagh throws a nice looking combination but Kyle bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Kyle is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Kavanagh changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Kyle looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Kavanagh uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kyle.
Kavanagh swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Kyle throws a wild body kick that Kavanagh sees coming a mile off.
Kavanagh digs a good body shot into Kyle's ribs.
Kyle checks a low kick from Kavanagh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kavanagh on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Kavanagh looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Kyle is fending him off so far but Kavanagh persists. Nope, Kyle circles away and we're back to standing.
Kavanagh shoots in looking for a takedown. Kyle tries to sprawl out of it but Kavanagh keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Kyle manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kavanagh avoids a kick to the body.
Kyle pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Kyle throws a poor cross that misses
and Kavanagh counters with a nice uppercut.
Kyle tries to bum rush Kavanagh with a series of wild strikes but Kavanagh uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Kavanagh jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
No joy there for Kavanagh, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Kyle swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Kavanagh lands a glancing blow to the side of Kyle's head.
Kyle throws a lazy right hand but Kavanagh sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kavanagh appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Chrys Kyle has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kavanagh misses with a wild body shot.
Kyle appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Kavanagh connects with a single shot there.
Kyle has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kyle there as he acknowledges the shot.
Kyle throws a predictable looking body shot
and Kavanagh counters with a thumping low kick.
Kavanagh lands with an overhand left.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kavanagh just misses with a punch to the body.
An inside leg kick from Kyle misses.
Kyle throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kavanagh looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kyle feints and then cracks Kavanagh's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kavanagh down.
Kyle misses with a two punch combination.
Kyle throws a push kick but Kavanagh slaps the foot to one side.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kyle throws a lazy head kick
and Kavanagh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kyle walks into a left hand.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kavanagh.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kyle. Kavanagh does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kyle tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Kavanagh is able to avoid easily.
Kavanagh clobbers Kyle with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Kyle fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kavanagh is out of range.

Kavanagh darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Kyle wants to get back to his feet.
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.
Kavanagh is looking to take a break and control but Kyle is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

Kyle has one foot on Kavanagh's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kyle fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kavanagh is out of range.
Kyle throws a poor cross that misses
and Kavanagh counters with a stiff right hand.
Kavanagh swinging wildly here.
Kyle is looking to counter punch.
Kyle on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge David Schapiro scores the fight 27:30
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 27:30
Judge Chad Campbell scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brody Kavanagh!

Brody Kavanagh decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
58%

 

Event: Aspire 60: Brophy vs Adams     
Date:   Jul 16, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jack Stone and Otavio Madruga. Otavio Madruga has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

185 cm
24
177 lbs
13 - 5 - 1
189 cm
24
179 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

Conviction
Aspire Clothing

Aspire Nutrition



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 13 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jack Stone!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Otavio Madruga!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, William Gold and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Madruga scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Stone has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Convicted Fight Club in the buildup to the fight.
Madruga throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Stone avoids the head kick by Madruga.
Madruga lands a jab to the head.
A slow jab from Madruga misses its intended target.
A quick step to the side and Stone tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Stone walks into a stiff left hand from Madruga.
Madruga throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Stone sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Nice defenses there by Stone.
Madruga swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Stone counters with a right hand to the body.
Madruga thows a left - swing and a miss!
Madruga lets loose with a powerful body kick. Stone will feel that in the morning.
Stone with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Madruga throws a hook to the side of Stone's head but Stone sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Stone thinks about countering with a body kick.
Madruga bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Stone's head.
Madruga shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Madruga misses with a wild body shot.
Stone misses with an uppercut.
Madruga misses with an attempted mid kick.
Stone steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Madruga. That one must have hurt.
A jab from Madruga finds it's way through Stone's defenses.
Stone takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Madruga moves to clinch but Stone breaks away
and Stone counters with a nice body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stone misses with a low kick as Madruga jumps back.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Stone checks a leg kick.
Madruga misses with the body kick
enabling Stone to counter with a crisp jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A decent looking body kick lands there for Madruga.
Stone slips a jab from Madruga.
Madruga fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Stone checks it well.
Madruga dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Otavio Madruga seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Madruga looks to land a left hand but Stone moved out of range nicely.
A quick step to the side and Stone tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Madruga darts in trying to clinch
and Madruga takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

It looks like Otavio Madruga has been cut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stone moves out of range as Madruga throws a body kick.
Stone is looking to counter punch.
Madruga lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.

Madruga moves into range and clinches up with Stone.
Stone tries to work over Madruga's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Stone blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Stone's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Madruga tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Stone counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Nice uppercut there from Madruga.
Madruga fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Stone manages to avoid it.
Stone looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Madruga feints and then cracks Stone's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Stone down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Madruga lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Madruga throws a hook but Stone avoids it easily.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Madruga scores with a leg kick.
Stone takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Madruga fakes the leg kick and cracks Stone in the body.
Stone avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Madruga misses with a right hand
and Stone counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Stone takes a jab right on the kisser.
Stone on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Stone takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A jab from Madruga does it's job there.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Otavio Madruga dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Otavio Madruga's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Stone fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Madruga throws a poor cross that misses
and Stone counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Stone swings for the body but Madruga moves out of range.
Madruga throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Madruga takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Madruga throws an off balance right hand
and Stone counters with a thumping low kick.
Otavio Madruga seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Madruga lands a nice shot to the body.
Madruga throws a head kick that Stone semi-blocks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stone waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Madruga.
Madruga throws a lazy uppercut
and Stone counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Madruga lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Madruga throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Stone stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Madruga tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Madruga has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Madruga scores with a sloppy right hand. Stone should have avoided that one.
Stone misses with an uppercut.
Stone takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
A solid leg kick lands there for Stone.
Madruga wants to slow Stone down by chopping away at his legs.
Madruga thumps Stone with a low kick.
Stone avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Stone fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Madruga.
Madruga lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Madruga is predictable there
and Stone cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Madruga tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Stone was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Stone finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Madruga with a hook.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Madruga misses with an uppercut.
Stone is looking to counter punch.
Madruga misses with a right hand
and Stone counters with a straight right hand.
Madruga takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

That has opened up Otavio Madruga's cut even more.
Stone digs a good hook to Madruga's body.
Madruga throws a leg kick
and Stone counters with a nice kick to the body.
Madruga throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Madruga looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Madruga throws a poor cross that misses
and Stone counters with a nice low kick that buckles Madruga's knee momentarily.
Madruga moves into range and connects with a jab.
Madruga throws an off balance right hand
and Stone counters with a left to the body.
Madruga is breathing heavily.
A head kick misses from Madruga.
Stone displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Madruga throws out the jab.
Stone throws a counter high kick but Madruga was just alert enough to avoid it.
Madruga defending well as Stone loads up on a big left hand.
Madruga goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Stone fires out a quick counter leg kick but Madruga just manages to avoid it.
Madruga will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Madruga cracks a nice hook into Stone's ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Madruga gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Stone.
Madruga misses with a right hand
and Stone counters with a nice uppercut.
Madruga throws the left hand but Stone avoids the punch easily.
A head kick by Madruga misses
and Stone counters with a nice leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Stone throws a shot from downtown. Madruga moves away and avoids it.
A low kick from Madruga is predictable there
and Stone cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Madruga is rocked!
Madruga misses with a right hand
and Stone counters with a big right hand! Oh Madruga is in trouble here! Stone follows up with more strikes and that's it! The ref has stopped it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:47 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jack Stone!
After winning the bout, Jack Stone thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: EG 6: Day of Wreckoning     
Date:   Jul 15, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Toxic Fucker and Isaiah Monroe. Isaiah Monroe has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

189 cm
25
194 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
184 cm
19
191 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Good kicks
Cuts easily
Dangerous GnP
Solid Muay Thai
Granite chin

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Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Toxic Fucker!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Isaiah Monroe!
The judges for this bout are Dean Styles, Franklyn Lucas and Anthony Taglia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fucker shoots for a double leg takedown but Monroe sprawls well. He's pushed Fucker's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Nice defenses there by Fucker.
Fucker moves away from the strike by Monroe.
Monroe waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Fucker.
Fucker half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Fucker uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Monroe.
Monroe scores with a one two! Fucker had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.

It looks like Toxic Fucker has been cut.
Fucker shoots in looking for a takedown but Monroe manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Fucker's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Monroe misses with a looping right.
A head kick from Fucker lands but Monroe takes it in his stride.
Fucker has been working on his balance at , so perhaps that has help him stuff some of the takedown attempts by Monroe.
Fucker slips a jab from Monroe.
Fucker appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Fucker tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Monroe manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fucker slips under a jab.
Fucker throws a hook but Monroe avoids it easily.
Fucker slips a jab from Monroe.
Monroe looks to land a right hand but Fucker moved out of range.
Monroe throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Fucker sees it coming and avoids it easily.
An attempted straight right counter from Fucker misses the target.
Monroe misses with a straight left.
Fucker shoots for a takedown but Monroe saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Toxic Fucker. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Monroe walks into a straight right hand from Fucker.
Fucker fails with a takedown attempt from distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fucker with a lazy takedown attempt
and Monroe connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Fucker slips a jab from Monroe.
Monroe throws a hook to the side of Fucker's head but Fucker sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Fucker lands with a right hand.
Monroe jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Fucker throws a hook to the side of Monroe's head but Monroe sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A little jabbing left from Monroe on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Monroe loads up on a big right hand but Fucker slips the punch.
Monroe connects with a jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Monroe misses with a right hand
and Fucker counters with a one-two to the body.
Fucker slips under a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Monroe is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Fucker wants to clinch but Monroe slips to the side
and Monroe counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Monroe misses with a hook
and Fucker counters with a left and a right that stings Monroe.
Fucker misses with a takedown attempt
and Fucker takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Fucker stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fucker. Monroe does a little dance to reset his feet.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Fucker.
Fucker fails to land the takedown.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fucker looks for a takedown but Monroe sprawls well.
Monroe misses with a hook.
A jab from Monroe misses.
Monroe throws a hook to the side of Fucker's head but Fucker sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Monroe missing with a left hand there. Fucker was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Fucker scores with a nice strike.
Isaiah Monroe is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Monroe tests Fucker's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Fucker shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Monroe throws out a loose jab but Fucker uses good head movement to avoid it.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Isaiah Monroe dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Toxic Fucker's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Monroe misses with a straight right.
Fucker falls off balance throwing a combination
enabling Monroe to counter with a crisp jab.
Isaiah Monroe seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Monroe looks to throw the jab but Fucker is out of range.
Fucker drops down looking for a counter takedown but Monroe sprawls and moves away.
Monroe connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Monroe waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Fucker.
Monroe keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fucker fails with the takedown
and Monroe counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A big left from Monroe misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Monroe misses with an uppercut. Fucker saw that one coming.
Fucker tries to counter with a takedown but Monroe is quick to defend against it.
Monroe ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Fucker steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Monroe.
Monroe stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Monroe wants it to stay on the feet.
Monroe looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Fucker slips a jab from Monroe.
Monroe works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Fucker has his takedown stuffed
and Monroe counters with a lovely straight right hand!
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Toxic Fucker. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Fucker keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Monroe.
Monroe misses with an uppercut. Fucker saw that one coming.
Fucker changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Monroe throws an overhand right that lands on Fucker's shoulder, as Fucker tries to avoid the shot.
Monroe misses with an uppercut.
Fucker gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Monroe counters with a nice uppercut.

Toxic Fucker's cut is getting worse.
Fucker moves away from the strike by Monroe.
Fucker shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
enabling Monroe to counter with a crisp jab.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Fucker might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Monroe thows a left - swing and a miss!
A cross from Monroe lands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Monroe looks to throw the jab but Fucker is out of range.
Monroe fails to land with a series of punches.
Monroe loads up on a big right hand but Fucker slips the punch.
Fucker catches Monroe with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Fucker takes one on the button.
Fucker ducks under a wild hook from Monroe.
Fucker is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Monroe.
Fucker shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Monroe defends it nicely.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Monroe! But no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Monroe throws a looping overhand right but Fucker ducks down to avoid it.
Fucker looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Monroe is fending him off so far but Fucker persists. Nope, Monroe circles away and we're back to standing.
Monroe throws a hook but Fucker blocks it.
Monroe missing with a left hand there. Fucker was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nice uppercut there from Monroe.
Fucker slips a jab from Monroe.
Fucker doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Monroe counters with a nice uppercut.

Toxic Fucker's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Monroe throws a looping overhand right but Fucker ducks down to avoid it.
Monroe misses with a hook. Fucker ducked under it nicely.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Isaiah Monroe showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Toxic Fucker's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Monroe uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Fucker.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Monroe! But no joy.
A big right from Monroe misses.
Fucker feinted with a counter takedown.
Fucker keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Monroe.
Fucker closes this distance looking for a takedown but Monroe circles away.
Fucker moves out of range of the strikes.
Fucker looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Monroe is fending him off so far but Fucker persists. Nope, Monroe circles away and we're back to standing.
A slow jab from Monroe misses its intended target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Monroe misses with a straight right.
Fucker tries to counter with a takedown but Monroe is quick to defend against it.
Fucker sizes up Monroe with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Monroe throws a looping overhand right but Fucker ducks down to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Monroe swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Isaiah Monroe seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Monroe throws a jab when Fucker was well out of range.
Fucker blocks a jab.
Fucker bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Monroe throws a combination that misses

and Fucker counters with a shoot takedown. Monroe fights it but they end up in guard.
Monroe is looking to stand back up but Fucker counters by passing into half guard. Oops... bit sloppy there by Monroe.
Monroe really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Fucker. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.


Monroe pushes Fucker off, looking to escape but Fucker dives into side control. He's locked up a kimura now - that was fast! He's cranking on it and Monroe is forced to tap! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:58 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Toxic Fucker!
A victorious Toxic Fucker 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: GAMT 55 Deal v Yeily     
Date:   Jul 15, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight kickboxing rules bout between Kabu Loso and Ulysseus Xenophobus. 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.

171 cm
35
156 lbs
19 - 10 - 0
185 cm
30
170 lbs
14 - 9 - 2

World class boxer
Granite chin

World class boxer
Heavy handed

Conviction
Sully's Bar & Grill

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kabu Loso!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 9 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Ulysseus Xenophobus!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, Frank Dennis and Wesley Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Xenophobus scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Xenophobus thumps Loso with a low kick.
Xenophobus avoids the body shot from Loso.
Xenophobus dodges the punch combination from Loso.
Loso lands with a shot to the body.
Loso dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Xenophobus 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.
Loso is looking to clinch.
Xenophobus misses the jab.
Loso has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Convicted Fight Club in the buildup to the fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Loso cracks a nice hook into Xenophobus's ribs.
A telegraphed right hand from Xenophobus misses the target.
Xenophobus walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Xenophobus throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Xenophobus lands with a good body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Loso lands with an overhand left.
Loso just misses with a punch to the body.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Loso crunches a lovely knee into Xenophobus's ribcage.
Loso throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Xenophobus blocks it with crossed arms.
Xenophobus tries to work over Loso's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Xenophobus lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
With the fighters clinched against the ropes, Loso creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Xenophobus lands a right hand that snaps the head of Loso backwards.
Loso creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Loso misses with a punch to the body.
Xenophobus is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Xenophobus misses with a punch on the inside.
Xenophobus misses with the head strike.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Xenophobus tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Loso misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Xenophobus.
A short right from Loso on the inside.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Loso unloads a knee to the mid-section. Xenophobus lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Xenophobus blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Xenophobus can't find room to land a body shot as Loso controls the action.
A short right from Loso on the inside.
A short left from Xenophobus.
Loso is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Xenophobus is defending well for now.
Xenophobus can't find room to land a body shot as Loso controls the action.
Loso prevents a body shot from Xenophobus.
Xenophobus has a couple of punches blocked by Loso.
Loso pushes Xenophobus back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Loso lands a left hand.
Xenophobus scores with a hook to the body.
Xenophobus is trying to stall.
Xenophobus taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
With the two fighters working up against the ropes, Loso just misses with a elbow thrown towards Xenophobus's brow.
A shot in the inside from Loso.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Kabu Loso 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.


Xenophobus thuds a left hand into Loso's body.
Loso is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Xenophobus can do to turn this around?
A slow jab from Xenophobus misses its intended target.
The fight stays on the outside here - Loso looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Loso wants to clinch up but Xenophobus keeps it at a distance.

Xenophobus walks into a straight right hand and goes down! Loso rushes to a neutral corner so the count doesn't get delayed but Xenophobus has made it back to his feet on 5. He's OK so we're back to the action.

Xenophobus is rocked!
Loso wants to land a leg kick but Xenophobus is out of range.
It seemed like Xenophobus was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Xenophobus avoids the body shot from Loso.
Loso looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Xenophobus takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
A slow jab from Xenophobus misses its intended target.
An attempted straight right counter from Loso misses the target.
Xenophobus avoids a kick to the body.
Loso connects with an inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Loso misses with a low kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Xenophobus! But no joy.
Loso is looking to wear down Xenophobus with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Loso tries to clinch but Xenophobus moves out of range.
Loso tries to bum rush Xenophobus with a series of wild strikes but Xenophobus uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Loso ducks right into an uppercut from Xenophobus.
Loso throws a head kick but Xenophobus moves out of range.

Loso instigates a clinch.
Loso is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Xenophobus is defending well for now.
Nice body punch from Loso.
Xenophobus slows down the pace here.
Xenophobus tries to work over Loso's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Xenophobus can't find room to land a body shot as Loso controls the action.
A short right from Loso.
Loso lands an elbow just above Xenophobus 's eye.
Loso throws a head punch that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Xenophobus is working Loso over against the ropes.
Xenophobus tries to work over Loso's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Xenophobus lands with a short shot to the head.
Xenophobus throws a punch but it's blocked by Loso.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A short right from Loso on the inside.
A knee to the head by Loso.
Loso pushes Xenophobus back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Xenophobus is still on wobbly legs! Can Loso finish him?
Xenophobus is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Loso is keeping busy.
Loso lands a nice elbow.
Xenophobus is trying to stall.
Xenophobus takes an elbow to the forehead.
Loso lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Nice elbow from Loso.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A short right from Loso on the inside.
Xenophobus blocking some punches.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Kabu Loso will take that round after scoring the only knockdown of the round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Loso is looking to land body kicks.
Xenophobus seems to have recovered his senses.
Kabu Loso seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Xenophobus scores with a jab. Loso acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

Loso moves into the clinch successfully.
Loso misses with a knee to the head.
Xenophobus goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Xenophobus lands a left hand.
Loso tries a body shot but Xenophobus blocks it.
Loso using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Xenophobus has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Xenophobus tries to throw a body punch but Loso avoids it by throwing Xenophobus back against the ropes.
Loso lands a knee to the body.
Loso blocks a body shot from Xenophobus.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Loso unloads a knee to the mid-section. Xenophobus lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Xenophobus takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Xenophobus is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Loso is keeping busy.
Xenophobus swings wildly with an uppercut but Loso uses good head movement to avoid it.
Loso working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Loso lands a shot to the body.
Loso tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Xenophobus's elbow.
Loso using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Loso.
With the fighters clinched against the ropes, Loso creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Loso lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Xenophobus can't find room to land a body shot as Loso controls the action.
A shot in the inside from Loso.
Xenophobus is trying to stall.
Loso lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Loso lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Loso blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Loso connects with a knee to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Loso lands an elbow inside.
Loso is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Loso scores a nice knee to the body.
Nice elbow from Loso.
Kabu Loso has scored more points in the clinch so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Loso cracks Xenophobus with a big uppercut, right up the middle and Xenophobus goes down! Oh, he's hurt! He's bigtime hurt! The referee is giving him a chance to get back to his feet - 4,5,6,7, no, he's called it off! Xenophobus wasn't going to make it and the fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:12 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punch). Kabu Loso!
A victorious Kabu Loso 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: Syn 535 - Parhelion     
Date:   Jul 15, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Kajun Puno and Randy Curran. Puno comes to the cage accompanied by デッドマンズ銃. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

193 cm
32
253 lbs
24 - 6 - 0
193 cm
27
250 lbs
14 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Sully's Bar & Grill
Conviction

King of Clothes
Aspire Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kajun Puno!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Randy Curran!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Phil Schofield and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Curran throws a body shot but no joy.
Curran connects with a body shot that sends Puno's belly button to the back.
Curran fails with an attempt to clinch.
Curran throws a body shot but no joy.
Curran misses with a body kick.
Curran tests Puno's chin there with a solid looking shot.

It looks like Kajun Puno has been cut.
Puno staying out of range there.
Puno uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Curran.
Puno tries to counter with a takedown but Curran is quick to defend against it.
Curran checks a low kick from Puno.
Curran scores with a spinning back kick!
Nice uppercut there from Curran.

Curran lands a big head kick that sends Puno tumbling to the mat! Curran takes a step backwards and waves Puno back to his feet - he wants the finish!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Curran fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Puno manages to avoid it.
Curran throws a leg kick that is checked
and Puno counters with a left to the body.
Puno lands a head shot.
Good leg kick by Puno there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Curran is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Puno rather than just go for the knockout.
Puno misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Curran.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Puno digs a good hook to Curran's body.
Curran swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Puno.
Curran lands a front kick.
Puno throws an overhand right that lands on Curran's shoulder, as Curran tries to avoid the shot.
A jab lands there for Puno.
Puno checks the leg kick.
Puno throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Curran throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Puno lands with a kick to the ribs.
Curran doesn't manage to clinch there - Puno circles away.
Curran throws a wild body kick that Puno sees coming a mile off.
Puno connects with an inside leg kick.
Puno seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Puno lands the left hand.
Puno throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Curran sees it coming and avoids it easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Puno throws a left and a right that both miss
and Curran counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Curran scores with a jab to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice uppercut there from Puno.
Puno looks for the body kick but Curran saw that one coming.
Puno fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Curran manages to avoid it.
Curran looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Curran fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Puno manages to avoid it.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Curran checks a leg kick.
Donk. Puno catches Curran right on the button with a cross.
Puno drops his hands momentarily and Curran takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Puno swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Puno takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Curran turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Curran tries to close the distance and clinch but Puno swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Puno throws a nice inside leg kick.
Puno avoids a kick to the body.
Puno moves out of range of the body kick from Curran.
Curran throws a jab but it's blocked by Puno.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Puno has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Curran finds it's way round the side to connect with Puno's head.
Puno moves forwards but Curran connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Curran takes a swing at Puno's ribcage but misses.
Puno throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Puno throws a push kick but Curran slaps the foot to one side.
Puno scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.

It looks like Randy Curran has been cut.
Puno uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Curran.
Curran takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Curran misses with a hook
and Puno counters with a nice low kick that buckles Curran's knee momentarily.
Curran on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Curran misses with an attempted mid kick.

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

Curran is rocked!
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 good leg kick by Puno.
Curran is still on wobbly legs! Can Puno finish him?
Puno lands an uppercut, right on the button! Curran tumbles backwards into the cage, staring vacantly into space! He's got no idea where he is, who he is or what day it is... Poor guy.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Kajun Puno!
Kajun Puno bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: Syn 534 - Vespertine     
Date:   Jul 14, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Abraham Donowitz and Tuomari Hurmio. Donowitz's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, JEW FLOW. Hurmio is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Black Star. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

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35
148 lbs
41 - 15 - 1
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34
145 lbs
28 - 5 - 1
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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 41 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Abraham Donowitz!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tuomari Hurmio!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Donowitz cracks Hurmio with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Donowitz throws out a loose jab but Hurmio uses good head movement to avoid it.
Donowitz throws a body punch but Hurmio moves out of range.
Nice uppercut lands for Hurmio. That snapped Donowitz's head back.
Donowitz swings for the body but Hurmio moves out of range.
Hurmio looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Hurmio throws a jab but it's blocked by Donowitz.
Hurmio slips a straight right by Donowitz.
Hurmio takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Hurmio tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Donowitz defends well and Hurmio ends up having to push Donowitz into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Donowitz on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Hurmio on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Donowitz. Donowitz obviously looking to wear him down.
Donowitz looks to land a left hand but Hurmio moved out of range nicely.
Donowitz wants to slow Hurmio down by chopping away at his legs.
Donowitz connects with an inside leg kick.
A big left from Donowitz misses.
Donowitz swings for the body but Hurmio moves out of range.
Hurmio throws a jab but it's blocked by Donowitz.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A telegraphed right hand from Donowitz misses the target.
Nice straight punches there by Donowitz. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Donowitz.
Hurmio connects with an inside leg kick.
Donowitz misses with the combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donowitz missing with a left hand there. Hurmio was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Donowitz keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hurmio.
Hurmio cracks a nice hook into Donowitz's ribs.
Hurmio lands a jab to the head.
Hurmio misses with an uppercut
and Donowitz counters with a stiff right hand.
Hurmio uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Donowitz.
Donowitz swings for the body but Hurmio moves out of range.
Donowitz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Donowitz looks to throw the jab but Hurmio is out of range.
Hurmio looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Hurmio misses with a looping right.
Donowitz cracks Hurmio with an open hand slap.
A telegraphed right hand from Hurmio misses the target.
Donowitz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Hurmio sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Donowitz scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Hurmio throws a jab but it's blocked by Donowitz.
Donowitz takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Donowitz throws out a loose jab but Hurmio uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hurmio uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Donowitz.
A countering left hand to the body from Hurmio misses.
Donowitz checks the leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz cracks the inside of Hurmio's front leg.
A combination from Hurmio does no damage.
Hurmio looks to land a right hand but Donowitz moved out of range.
Hurmio takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Hurmio throws a looping overhand right but Donowitz ducks down to avoid it.
Donowitz throws a looping overhand right but Hurmio ducks down to avoid it.
Hurmio throws out a leg kick but Donowitz moves out of range and Hurmio only half commits.
Donowitz is looking to counter punch.
Hurmio throws a front kick aimed at Donowitz's knee but Donowitz avoids it well.
A swing and a miss from Hurmio.
Donowitz ducks right into an uppercut from Hurmio.
A big left from Donowitz misses.
Donowitz throws a big shot that misses.
Donowitz looks to throw the jab but Hurmio is out of range.
Donowitz misses with a body shot.
Hurmio displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Donowitz throws out the jab.
Donowitz misses with a looping right.
Hurmio shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Donowitz but Donowitz pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Hurmio will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio slips under a jab.
Donowitz loads up on a big right hand but Hurmio slips the punch.
A slapping leg kick lands for Hurmio.
Donowitz misses with a body punch
and Hurmio counters with a thumping low kick.
Donowitz throws a nice outside leg kick.
Donowitz misses with a low kick.
Hurmio tries a quick counter leg kick but Donowitz is wise to it.
A jab from Donowitz misses.

Donowitz feints and as Hurmio raises his hands in defense, Donowitz changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Donowitz stopping the sweep attempt from Hurmio.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Donowitz postures up in Hurmio's guard and throws a big left but Hurmio blocks it.
Hurmio can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Donowitz controls the pace.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Hurmio is keeping the position for now.

Hurmio looking for a guillotine here but Donowitz defends easily.
Donowitz is looking to work some ground and pound but Hurmio has wrist control.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Abraham Donowitz 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.


Hurmio chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Donowitz can pounce on him.
Donowitz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hurmio looks to land a right hand but Donowitz moved out of range.
Donowitz will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Hurmio misses with a wild body shot.
Hurmio cracks Donowitz with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Donowitz misses the shot to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Donowitz checks a leg kick.
Hurmio swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Hurmio throws a hook but Donowitz avoids it easily.
Donowitz defending well as Hurmio loads up on a big left hand.
Donowitz looks to land a left hand but Hurmio moved out of range nicely.
Hurmio looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Donowitz feints and then cracks Hurmio's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hurmio down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donowitz tries for a takedown but Hurmio circles away easily
letting Hurmio counter with a right hand.
Hurmio looks to land a body kick but Donowitz moved away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Donowitz. Hurmio does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jab by Donowitz.
Hurmio takes a shot right to the bread basket.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hurmio moves out of range of the strikes.
Sloppy strikes from Donowitz. Those never looked like landing.
Hurmio is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Donowitz tries for a takedown but Hurmio sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Hurmio tried to score with a low kick but Donowitz checks it.
Hurmio ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Donowitz moves away.
Donowitz misses with a low kick.
Donowitz has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Hurmio.
Donowitz moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Donowitz misses with a straight left.
Hurmio checks the leg kick.
Hurmio drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Donowitz defends it well.
Jab, jab by Donowitz - just one landing.
Donowitz is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hurmio can do to turn this around?
Donowitz misses with a hook. Hurmio ducked under it nicely.
Donowitz backing away here, and Hurmio unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Donowitz slips under a jab.
A big left from Donowitz misses.
Donowitz throws a hook but Hurmio blocks it.
Hurmio just misses with a punch to the body.
Donowitz scores with a crisp jab that stopped Hurmio in his tracks.
Donowitz drops his hands momentarily and Hurmio takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Donowitz misses with a wild body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Hurmio shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Donowitz as he jumps to the side.
Donowitz scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Donowitz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hurmio connects with a nice looking jab.
Hurmio misses with a body shot.
Donowitz tries to score with a low kick but Hurmio moves his leg out of the way.
Hurmio shoots in but Donowitz avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Hurmio swings for the body but Donowitz moves out of range.
Hurmio jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hurmio fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Donowitz is out of range.
A combination from Hurmio does no damage.
Hurmio swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Donowitz looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Donowitz fails with the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Abraham Donowitz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Donowitz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Abraham Donowitz is winning the standup battle so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio tries to move into range but Donowitz moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
A swing and a miss from Donowitz.
Hurmio misses with a straight left.
Donowitz throws a shot from downtown. Hurmio moves away and avoids it.
Donowitz throws the left hand but Hurmio avoids the punch easily.
Donowitz moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Donowitz blocks a jab.
Donowitz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Hurmio moves away.
Hurmio misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Donowitz.
Hurmio walks into a left hand.
Donowitz takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

Donowitz closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Hurmio quickly recovers to half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Hurmio is looking for a sweep. Donowitz is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Donowitz is trying to advance to mount but he's lost his balance and Hurmio reverses the position - he's now on top in Donowitz's guard.
Hurmio trying to control but Donowitz is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Donowitz is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Hurmio is aware though and is defending well.
Donowitz lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


Hurmio has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Donowitz can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Donowitz trying to control the position from guard on top but Hurmio is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Abraham Donowitz dominated that second round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Hurmio defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Donowitz.
Hurmio misses with a looping left.
Donowitz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Hurmio.
Hurmio misses with a double jab.
A solid body kick from Donowitz.
Hurmio misses with a looping left.
Good standup being displayed there by Donowitz as he connects with a hook.
Donowitz throws a shot from downtown. Hurmio moves away and avoids it.
Hurmio bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Donowitz misses with a looping left.
Hurmio thumps Donowitz with a low kick.
Donowitz lands with a shot to the body.
Donowitz staying out of range there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A looping hook to the body misses from Donowitz. Hurmio does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hurmio throws a hook but Donowitz blocks it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Donowitz. Hurmio does a little dance to reset his feet.
Donowitz dips to his left and cracks Hurmio with an uppercut!
Donowitz misses with a low kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Donowitz throws a leg kick but Hurmio sees it coming and checks it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donowitz misses with a looping left.
Hurmio blocks a jab.
Donowitz drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Hurmio ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Hurmio replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Donowitz blocks it well.
Donowitz throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Hurmio.
Donowitz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Donowitz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hurmio.
Hurmio lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Donowitz at a distance.
Donowitz misses with a straight right.
Donowitz misses with a body kick.
Hurmio scores with a leg kick.
Donowitz misses with a jab, cross combination.
Donowitz throws a hook but Hurmio blocks it.
Hurmio gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Hurmio lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Donowitz backs up against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hurmio throws a body punch but Donowitz moves out of range.
Hurmio throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Donowitz sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz wants to land a leg kick but Hurmio is out of range.
Donowitz misses with a body kick.
Donowitz is looking to land body kicks.
Donowitz misses with a takedown attempt - Hurmio sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Hurmio lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Donowitz throws the kick towards the body but Hurmio avoids it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hurmio. Donowitz does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hurmio thumps Donowitz with a low kick.
Donowitz fails to land with a series of punches.
Donowitz shoots in for a double leg but Hurmio sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Abraham Donowitz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Donowitz.
Donowitz takes one on the button.
Donowitz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Hurmio throws out a counter right but Donowitz avoids it with no problem.
Hurmio throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Donowitz stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Donowitz misses with a hook.
Hurmio slips under a jab from Donowitz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio misses with a leg kick
and Donowitz counters with a straight right hand.
Abraham Donowitz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hurmio takes one to the chin there.
Donowitz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hurmio was well out of range. Poor timing from Donowitz.
Donowitz ducks under a wild hook from Hurmio.
Jab, jab by Donowitz - just one landing.
Donowitz with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Hurmio displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Donowitz throws out the jab.
Donowitz just misses with a punch to the body.
Donowitz throws a lazy right hand but Hurmio sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Hurmio ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Donowitz moves away.
Donowitz avoids the body shot from Hurmio.
Donowitz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Donowitz thinks about countering with a body kick.
Donowitz misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Hurmio ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Donowitz misses with a low kick.
Nice jab there from Hurmio.
Hurmio misses with an uppercut. Donowitz saw that one coming.
Donowitz is looking for a counter combo.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio throws a front kick aimed at Donowitz's knee but Donowitz avoids it well.
Donowitz throws the left hand but Hurmio avoids the punch easily.
Donowitz is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Hurmio lunges at Donowitz with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Donowitz's hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
No joy there for Hurmio, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Donowitz throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Donowitz swings widly with a right hand
enabling Hurmio to counter with a crisp jab.
Hurmio avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hurmio throws a leg kick but Donowitz sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Donowitz swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Donowitz avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hurmio throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Donowitz stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Hurmio displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Donowitz throws out the jab.
Hurmio checks the leg kick.
Donowitz checks a low kick from Hurmio.
Good standup being displayed there by Hurmio as he connects with a hook.
Hurmio lands with a nice body punch.
Donowitz throws a push kick but Hurmio slaps the foot to one side.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Tuomari Hurmio just about did enough to take it.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Donowitz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Hurmio.
It looked like Donowitz wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Hurmio jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Donowitz scores with a hook.
A big right from Donowitz misses.
It seemed like Hurmio was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Jab, jab by Donowitz - just one landing.
Donowitz missing with a left hand there. Hurmio was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Hurmio now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Hurmio ducks under a wild hook from Donowitz.
Donowitz misses with the combination.
Hurmio fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Donowitz has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hurmio will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Hurmio ducks under a wild hook from Donowitz.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Hurmio, right into the meat.
Hurmio misses with a body kick.

Donowitz scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donowitz controls the position from side control.
Hurmio is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Hurmio is still trying to improve position.
Donowitz staying calm.
Abraham Donowitz overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Hurmio stops Donowitz from passing to mount.

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.
Hurmio is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Donowitz wants to lay and pray for a moment but Hurmio keeps working.
Hurmio is looking to reverse the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Hurmio to see if he's OK.
Donowitz trying to control the position but Hurmio is working away.
Donowitz is really struggling to control Hurmio but he's trying to hold on to the position.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
A bit of a lull in the action. I'm sure it will pick up again soon... even if the ref has to physically pick them up and put them back on their feet.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Donowitz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hurmio.
Donowitz walks into a stiff left hand from Hurmio.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio stuns Donowitz with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Donowitz lands with a straight right. Hurmio didn't see that one coming.
Hurmio pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Donowitz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hurmio throws out the jab.
Hurmio throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Hurmio throws a shot from downtown. Donowitz moves away and avoids it.
Donowitz was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Donowitz misses with a left hand

and Hurmio counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Donowitz!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Donowitz is looking to slip a leg under and get half guard but Hurmio is one step ahead and moves to full mount!
Donowitz tries to hold on but Hurmio postures up.
Hurmio dominating with strikes here.
Hurmio avoids the attempt from Donowitz to control.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Tuomari Hurmio will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Hurmio is looking to slow Donowitz down with leg kicks.
Donowitz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Donowitz uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Donowitz defending well as Hurmio loads up on a big left hand.
As Hurmio backs away, Donowitz returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Donowitz throws a jab when Hurmio was well out of range.
Hurmio looks to land a right hand but Donowitz moved out of range.
Donowitz with a jab.
Hurmio feints and then cracks Donowitz's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Donowitz down.
Hurmio has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Hurmio avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Hurmio swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Donowitz is defended easily by Hurmio.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donowitz is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.

Hurmio fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Donowitz to the ground. Hurmio is now in Donowitz's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hurmio tries to free his leg and advance position but Donowitz is retaining full guard.
Hurmio stopping the sweep attempt from Donowitz.
Hurmio throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Donowitz is trying to keep Hurmio in close.
Donowitz pulls Hurmio in close to his closed guard and prevents Hurmio from doing any damage or advancing position.
Hurmio trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.

That's two 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.
Donowitz is looking to sweep but instead, Hurmio has passed into half guard.
Donowitz has hold of Hurmio's hands but Hurmio slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Hurmio lands strikes from half guard.
Hurmio missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Hurmio wants to take a breather but Donowitz is having none of it.
Donowitz is looking to control Hurmio's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Donowitz avoid being mounted?
Hurmio trying to control the action but Donowitz is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio throwing shots but Donowitz is blocking nicely.
Donowitz trying to hold on to Hurmio's head to control him but Hurmio postures up.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Hurmio avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Donowitz takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Good leg kick by Hurmio there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Donowitz misses with a lunging right hand
and Hurmio counters with a thumping low kick.
Hurmio tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Donowitz was well out of range. Poor timing from Hurmio.
A jab lands there for Donowitz.
Donowitz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Hurmio.
Donowitz misses with a two punch combination.
A jab from Donowitz does it's job there.
Donowitz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Hurmio.
Hurmio with a hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Hurmio.
Hurmio throws a nice looking combination but Donowitz bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Donowitz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Donowitz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hurmio was well out of range. Poor timing from Donowitz.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Donowitz takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Left hook, right uppercut from Donowitz.
A big right from Donowitz misses.
Hurmio uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Donowitz.
Donowitz avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Donowitz swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Donowitz slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Hurmio walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Hurmio throws a low kick, looking for Donowitz's leg but Donowitz calmly moves out of range.
Donowitz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Hurmio takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Hurmio looks to score with a jab to the body but Donowitz is just out of range.
Donowitz staying out of range there.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Tuomari Hurmio.
I think Hurmio 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 48:48
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 47:48
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 48:48

The fight is ruled a majority draw!

Abraham Donowitz retains his title. It's always disappointing when a championship fight ends as a draw but that's what happens when you leave the fight in the judges hands!
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Event: Syn 534 - Vespertine     
Date:   Jul 14, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Orlando Diggs and Kim Jong Guk. Diggs kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is KING of the FALL. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

184 cm
27
174 lbs
20 - 7 - 0
180 cm
28
178 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

King of Clothes
Conviction

Urban Fighter
Aspire Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Orlando Diggs!
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 New York, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diggs misses with a low kick.
A decent looking cross lands there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Diggs.
Diggs wants to clinch up but Jong Guk keeps it at a distance.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk wants to land a leg kick but Diggs is out of range.
Diggs lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Jong Guk takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Jong Guk jabs at Diggs's body.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Diggs bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jong Guk throws out a loose jab but Diggs uses good head movement to avoid it.
Diggs looks for the body kick but Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Diggs looks to land a body kick but Jong Guk moved away.
Diggs takes a body punch but keeps moving.

Diggs fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Jong Guk, pushing him back against the cage.
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!
Diggs tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Jong Guk's elbow.
Jong Guk is trying to force a seperation but Diggs has the dominant position.
Jong Guk tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Diggs's elbow.
Diggs doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jong Guk lands a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diggs prevents a body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

It looks like Orlando Diggs has been cut.
Jong Guk's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Jong Guk blocks a body shot from Diggs.
Nice body punch from Jong Guk - that landed with a thud.
Jong Guk can't find room to land a body shot as Diggs controls the action.
Diggs blocks a body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a body punch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Diggs.
Jong Guk misses with a punch to the body.
A hook to the body from Diggs.
A nice left hand lands by Jong Guk.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Diggs throws a low kick but it's checked well by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Diggs.
Diggs throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Guk's shoulder, as Jong Guk tries to avoid the shot.
Diggs lands a head shot.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Diggs is just out of range.
Jong Guk dips to his left and cracks Diggs with an uppercut!
A clash of legs there as Jong Guk blocks the low kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Diggs lands with a kick to the ribs.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jong Guk checks a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Diggs appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jong Guk is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Diggs rather than just go for the knockout.
Diggs tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Diggs.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.
Jong Guk lands with a cross.
Jong Guk scores with a hook to the body. Diggs takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Diggs misses with a hook.
Jong Guk takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Jong Guk scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk works Diggs's body with a nice hook.
Diggs throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Jong Guk takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Diggs lands with an uppercut that bounces Jong Guk off the cage and back into range.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
An inside leg kick from Jong Guk misses.
Diggs lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Diggs lands a jab to the head.
Jong Guk lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Diggs at a distance.
Diggs throws a hook but Jong Guk blocks it.
It looks like Diggs has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Diggs uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Diggs throws a wild body kick that Jong Guk sees coming a mile off.
Jong Guk tries a quick counter leg kick but Diggs is wise to it.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Diggs moves away.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs sees it coming and moves out of range.
Diggs swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs sees it coming and moves out of range.
Diggs missing with a left hand there. Jong Guk was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs checks it.
Jong Guk scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Jong Guk does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Diggs throws a right and a left that Jong Guk avoids nicely.
Diggs tries to land a leg kick but Jong Guk saw it coming and moves away.
Jong Guk uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Diggs.
Diggs connects with a right hand. Jong Guk shakes it off.
A telegraphed right hand from Diggs misses the target.
Diggs is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Good exchange - Diggs coming out on top.
Diggs throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick from Diggs.
Diggs takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Diggs moves into range and lands a nice body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Diggs throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jong Guk connects with a single shot there.
Jong Guk steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Diggs. That one must have hurt.
Nice body punch from Diggs.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Diggs is out of range.
Jong Guk avoids a kick to the body.
Diggs wants to clinch up but Jong Guk keeps it at a distance.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jab, jab by Diggs - just one landing.
Diggs looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Diggs tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot.
A clash of legs there as Jong Guk blocks the low kick.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Diggs.
Diggs pulls out of a head kick attempt.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Diggs pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Jab from Diggs.
Jong Guk throws a jab but it's blocked by Diggs.
Diggs misses with the body kick
and Jong Guk counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jong Guk lands with a hook. Diggs tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Kim Jong Guk will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Orlando Diggs's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Jong Guk lands a jab to Diggs's midsection.
Diggs throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Jong Guk gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Jong Guk lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
An inside leg kick from Diggs misses.
Diggs doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Jong Guk avoids a punch combination nicely.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk staying out of range there.
Diggs thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Jong Guk if he has to take too many more of those.
Diggs tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Nice jab there from Diggs.
Diggs misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jong Guk attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Diggs dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Jong Guk. That did some damage!
Jong Guk lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Diggs pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Jong Guk is looking to chop away at Diggs's legs.
Diggs appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Good work by Diggs as he checks the leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A clash of legs there as Jong Guk blocks the low kick.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Diggs manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk missing with a left hand there. Diggs was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jong Guk has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Diggs has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Diggs and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Diggs ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Diggs swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Diggs swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Diggs lands a leg kick that knocks Jong Guk off balance momentarily.
Diggs needs to keep his hands up - Jong Guk had a free shot at his head there.
Diggs takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Diggs avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A slapping leg kick lands for Diggs.
Diggs goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jong Guk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Jong Guk with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Jong Guk takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Diggs throws a half hearted mid kick.
Jong Guk wants to counter the offense by Diggs and move into the clinch position.
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jong Guk checks a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Jong Guk lands with a shot to the body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jong Guk.
Diggs looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Diggs, right into the meat.
Diggs swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Diggs avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with a jab.
Diggs takes one to the side of the head.
Diggs throws a lazy right hand but Jong Guk sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jong Guk keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Jong Guk on the wrong end of a nice hook.
A big right from Diggs misses.
Jong Guk throws a jab when Diggs was well out of range.
Diggs wants to land a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk slips a straight right by Diggs.
Jong Guk cracks Diggs with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Jong Guk throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Diggs sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jong Guk scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Diggs doesn't seem bothered though.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs with a nice cross.
Diggs avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Diggs thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Jong Guk if he has to take too many more of those.
Jab by Diggs.
Nice body kick from Diggs.
Diggs lands with a kick to the ribs.
Diggs misses with the combination.
Diggs throws a shot from downtown. Jong Guk moves away and avoids it.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Diggs throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk scores with the left hand. Diggs knows he should have avoided that one.
Diggs throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Diggs looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Diggs finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Jong Guk has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Diggs.
Diggs misses with an uppercut.
Diggs sets himself, and Jong Guk steps forward looking for the clinch! Diggs avoids it this time.
Jong Guk fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Diggs looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Diggs.
Jong Guk's jab looks to have found its range, popping Diggs under the eye.
Diggs scores with a decent looking hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diggs throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Diggs stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Guk.
Diggs throws a low kick but Jong Guk moves out of range easily.
Diggs pivots, looking for a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range and Diggs settles back down.
Nice defenses there by Diggs.
Diggs is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Diggs scores with the left hand. Jong Guk knows he should have avoided that one.
Some bone on bone action there as Diggs checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Diggs checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk slips a jab from Diggs.
Jong Guk defending well as Diggs loads up on a big left hand.
Jong Guk slips under a jab.
Jong Guk attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Diggs throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A telegraphed right hand from Jong Guk misses the target.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jong Guk connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Diggs momentarily.
Diggs jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Diggs throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jong Guk sees it coming and avoids it easily.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Kim Jong Guk will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Orlando Diggs's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


A slapping body kick lands there for Diggs.
Jong Guk looks to land a right hand but Diggs moved out of range.
Diggs ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.
Diggs tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Diggs tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Diggs.
Diggs avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Diggs misses with the combination.
Diggs waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jong Guk.
Diggs misses with a straight right.
Jong Guk is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Jong Guk takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Diggs checks it well.
Diggs appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Diggs slips a jab from Jong Guk.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Some bone on bone action there as Diggs checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Diggs throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Diggs.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk cracks the inside of Diggs's front leg.
Jong Guk misses with a hook.
Diggs throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
Diggs misses with an uppercut. Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Diggs sets himself, and Jong Guk steps forward looking for the clinch! Diggs avoids it this time.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Jong Guk paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Diggs looks for the body kick but Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Diggs connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Diggs throws a hook to the side of Jong Guk's head but Jong Guk sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A big right from Diggs misses.
Diggs throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Diggs misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk misses with a straight left.
Jong Guk moves away from the strike by Diggs.
Jong Guk on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Diggs darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Diggs misses the jab.
Jong Guk thumps Diggs with a low 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!
Diggs throws a low kick, looking for Jong Guk's leg but Jong Guk calmly moves out of range.
Diggs feints and then cracks Jong Guk's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jong Guk down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Diggs throws a leg kick but Jong Guk sees it coming and moves out of range.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Diggs scores with a nice head shot.
Diggs connects with a looping right hand.
Diggs avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Jong Guk has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Jong Guk loads up on a big right hand but Diggs slips the punch.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
As Jong Guk backs away, Diggs returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Jong Guk checks a low kick from Diggs.
Jong Guk looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A leg kick checked by Diggs.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Diggs throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.
Jong Guk cracks Diggs with a right hand to the side of the head.
Diggs looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
Diggs misses with a straight right.
Jong Guk was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Jong Guk sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Diggs checks a low kick from Jong Guk.
It looked like Diggs was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs connects with the punch.
Diggs looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk throws the left hand but Diggs avoids the punch easily.
Diggs misses with a looping right.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Diggs's ribcage but misses.
Jong Guk looks to land a left hand but Diggs moved out of range nicely.
Diggs appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Diggs lands a head shot.
Diggs uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Diggs pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Diggs moves out of range.
Diggs thinks about countering with a body kick.
The fighters circling - Jong Guk throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Diggs looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk misses with a straight right.
Diggs tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Jong Guk manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Diggs does a little dance to reset his feet.
Diggs fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Kim Jong Guk 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.
Jong Guk works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the body.
Jong Guk stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Diggs.
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!
Diggs avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Diggs connects with an inside leg kick.
Diggs motions for Jong Guk to come forward. Diggs throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Diggs moves out of range.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Diggs manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk works Diggs's body with a nice hook.
Jong Guk lands a right hook to the body.
Diggs misses with a shot to the body

and Jong Guk moves into the clinch.
Diggs tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Jong Guk's elbow.
Diggs misses with some punches.

Jong Guk pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
It looked like Diggs wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the jaw.
Orlando Diggs has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Kim Jong Guk.
Well Jong Guk has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:30
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 27:30
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

A victorious Kim Jong Guk thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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FIGHT
RATING
84%

 

Event: EPL 12 Playoffs II     
Date:   Jul 12, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Gauthier St. Georges and Ozzy McKane. St. Georges kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Jiu Jitsu. McKane comes into a darkened arena with his song building. SAIL - AWOLNATION kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! 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?

182 cm
27
162 lbs
19 - 4 - 1
170 cm
32
158 lbs
37 - 13 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Sully's Bar & Grill

Conviction
Aspire Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Gauthier St. Georges!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ozzy McKane!
The judges for this bout are George Francis, Chris Downing and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
McKane fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
McKane avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from St. Georges. McKane does a little dance to reset his feet.
St. Georges misses with a hook.

McKane gets tackled into the cage by St. Georges. St. Georges maintains the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by McKane.
St. Georges throws an elbow but it's blocked.
St. Georges misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch blocked on the inside by McKane.
St. Georges lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of McKane backwards.
St. Georges lands a body shot in the clinch.
McKane blocks an uppercut.
A short right from McKane.
St. Georges struggles to land a body shot inside as McKane controls his hands.
Nice elbow from St. Georges.

It looks like Ozzy McKane has been cut.
McKane lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
McKane tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
St. Georges misses with some punches.
McKane doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
McKane prevents a body shot from St. Georges.
St. Georges tries to stall but McKane uses the opportunity to gain a better position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McKane misses with a punch to the body.
St. Georges lands an elbow inside.
McKane blocking some punches.
McKane working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by St. Georges.
St. Georges blocking some punches.
McKane takes a shot to the head.
St. Georges working aggressively here.
A nice left hand lands by McKane.
McKane lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
McKane tries a body shot but St. Georges blocks it.
McKane jumps guard but St. Georges turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
St. Georges scores with an uppercut up the middle.
McKane has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. St. Georges is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
McKane blocks the elbow strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for St. Georges.
McKane swings wildly with an uppercut but St. Georges uses good head movement to avoid it.
St. Georges gets through McKane's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A left hand lands to the body for McKane.
A hook to the body from McKane.
McKane lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt St. Georges or not.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McKane scores with a shoulder strike.
St. Georges misses with some punches.
Nice body punch from McKane.

McKane gets a trip takedown into half guard.
McKane is figuring out what he wants to do next.
McKane tries to pass to full mount but St. Georges defends it.
St. Georges is looking to escape.
McKane with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
St. Georges wants to stand back up but McKane manages to pass into side control.
St. Georges prevents McKane from moving into mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

McKane is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, St. Georges has escaped the position, nice work there.
St. Georges wants to get back to his feet.
McKane working away.
McKane is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
St. Georges stops McKane from passing to mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
St. Georges struggling a bit here.

McKane is in a dominant position here, looking for a kimura. St. Georges looks calm but he's in trouble here. McKane gets his leg over his opponent's head and yanks on the arm. St. Georges is tapping like a morse code operator on the titanic! SOS! SOS! McKane lets go of the hold and St. Georges can pop his arm back in it's socket.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:37 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Ozzy McKane!
Ozzy McKane was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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RATING
52%

 

Event: KFC Fight Night Amsterdam     
Date:   Jul 12, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Yodsanan Sityodtong and Rico Dominguez. The key to victory for Yodsanan Sityodtong has got to be keeping the fight on the feet.

167 cm
20
145 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
162 cm
19
145 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
Decent wrestler
Excellent boxer
Big right hand
BJJ Purple Belt
Basic striking
Granite chin

Red Light Coffeeshop - Q160/$250

Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Yodsanan Sityodtong!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Rico Dominguez!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Blasius, Aafke Stam and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sityodtong feints a jab promting Dominguez to slip. Sityodtong then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Dominguez slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Sityodtong misses with a double jab.
Dominguez lands a jab to the nose.
Sityodtong throws a right hand that Dominguez ducks under and follows up with a left that Dominguez also avoids with ease.

Dominguez clinches.
Dominguez tries to work over Sityodtong's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short right from Sityodtong on the inside.
Sityodtong lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Dominguez tries a body shot but Sityodtong blocks it.
Dominguez prevents a body shot from Sityodtong.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Dominguez as Sityodtong tries to tie him up.

Dominguez drags the fight down to the ground.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sityodtong trying to stand up but can't free himself from Dominguez's guard.
Dominguez manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Sityodtong manages to get himself to full guard.

Dominguez is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Dominguez stopping the sweep attempt from Sityodtong.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dominguez is pushing down on Sityodtong's leg trying to pass to half guard. Sityodtong is fighting to maintain full guard but Dominguez has managed to sneak the leg through.
Sityodtong knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Dominguez on the ground.
Sityodtong is in trouble now - Dominguez has advanced to mount!

Dominguez working for a submission here. He's tucked his head under his opponent's arm, looking for an arm triangle. He's hopped off into side control, looking to tighten the submission... is it going to work? He's given up a good position looking for it. Sityodtong looks OK. Oh, I spoke too soon, he's out! That must have been tighter than I thought! Excellent work there by Dominguez! Submission of the night perhaps?

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:33 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Arm Triangle). Rico Dominguez!
Rico Dominguez was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
69%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jul 10, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hayden James and Karl Wick. Karl Wick told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

188 cm
18
220 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
186 cm
28
212 lbs
5 - 4 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Cuts easily
Good wrestler
Counter fighter
Powerful

Conviction

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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 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Hayden James!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Karl Wick!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
James keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
James scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Wick misses with a takedown attempt - James sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
James scores with a jab. Wick acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

It looks like Karl Wick has been cut.
James with a hook.
Wick on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
James lands a glancing blow to the side of Wick's head.
A decent looking cross lands there for James.
Good shot there by James.

Wick is rocked!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Decent striking displayed by James there.
Wick is still on wobbly legs! Can James finish him?
James drops a shoulder and throws an uppercut that cracks Wick right on the button. Wick goes down! James follows him to the mat and finishes the job with more strikes! James gets the win via TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Hayden James!
A very excited looking Hayden James 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.
Karl Wick spoke after the fight, saying 'cheers to my opponent he really got me he wins at all aspects because this org is on his side i know you people dont want me to win because yall hate me. but props to all of you who came here to support this sports thank you., and this is not the end. #GODBLESS'.
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FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: Gladiators 35 Derks v Souza     
Date:   Jul 09, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Xavier Frost and Brian Jacks. The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

190 cm
21
193 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
180 cm
21
189 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
World class MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Granite chin

Conviction
Sully's Bar & Grill

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Xavier Frost!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brian Jacks!
The judges for this bout are Lou da Vinci, Reed Andrews and John Roberts.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Frost loads up on a big right hand but Jacks slips the punch.
Frost throws a right hand that misses
letting Jacks counter with a right hand.
Frost takes a jab right on the kisser.
Jacks throws a body punch but Frost moves out of range.
Frost misses with a shot to the body
and Jacks counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Frost with a hook.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Frost.
Frost cracks Jacks with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
A nice inside leg kick there by Frost. That's going to slow Jacks down.
Jacks has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Jacks looks to throw the jab but Frost is out of range.
Jacks misses with a looping right.
A little feinted left hand from Frost on the counter but he doesn't commit to 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!
Frost smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Jacks with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Jacks throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Xavier Frost seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Frost uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jacks.
Frost scores with a spinning back kick!
Frost looking to land some kicks to the body here.
It seemed like Jacks was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Jacks is looking to clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jacks blocks a head kick by Frost.
A chopping leg kick lands by Frost.
Jacks swings widly with a right hand
and Frost cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Jacks misses with a body shot.
Frost misses with a lunging right hand
and Jacks counters with a right hand to the body.
Frost throws a jab but it's blocked by Jacks.
Jacks blocks a head kick by Frost.
Jacks dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jacks changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Frost ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Jacks throws a body punch but Frost moves out of range.
Frost explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Jacks avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Frost uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jacks.
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!
Jacks misses with a looping right.
Jacks jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Jacks throws a body punch but Frost moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Frost lets loose with a powerful body kick. Jacks will feel that in the morning.
Jacks takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Jacks lands a glancing blow to the side of Frost's head.
Frost is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Frost lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Frost throws a good cross that connects.
Frost displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jacks throws out the jab.
Frost throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jacks sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A slow jab from Frost misses its intended target.
Jacks looks to land a left hand but Frost moved out of range nicely.
A big left from Jacks misses.
Frost misses with a head kick.
Jacks bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jacks connects with a body shot.
Jacks ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Frost connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Jacks's hands.
Frost lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jacks's sensitive parts.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jacks ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Jacks connects with a body shot that sends Frost's belly button to the back.
Frost misses with a low kick.
Frost lands with a good body shot.
Frost moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Frost slips a jab from Jacks.
Frost throws a low kick, looking for Jacks's leg but Jacks calmly moves out of range.
A jab from Frost misses.
Xavier Frost is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Jacks misses with a wild body shot.
Jacks ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Jacks uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Frost.
It seemed like Jacks was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Frost fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Jacks checks it well.
Jacks throws out a counter right but Frost avoids it with no problem.
Frost ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Frost throws a hook but Jacks blocks it.
Frost paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Jacks defending well as Frost loads up on a big left hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Frost throws a right hand that misses
and Jacks counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

It looks like Xavier Frost has been cut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jacks lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Frost pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Frost, right into the meat.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jacks. Frost does a little dance to reset his feet.
Frost keeps Jacks at a distance using the push kick.
Frost is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Frost chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Frost throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Frost throws a low kick but Jacks moves out of range easily.
Frost slips a jab from Jacks.
Nice defenses there by Jacks.
Frost uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jacks.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Frost tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jacks throws a shot to the body.
Frost looks to land a right hand but Jacks moved out of range.
Frost lands a leg kick that knocks Jacks off balance momentarily.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Frost throws a half hearted mid kick.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Frost.
A slow jab from Frost misses its intended target.
Jacks uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Frost.
Jacks looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Jacks takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Frost scores with a nice head shot.
Jacks throws a combination that misses
and Frost counters with a nice uppercut.
Frost takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Frost cracks Jacks with an open hand slap.
Jacks misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Frost.
Frost looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Frost throws a leg kick which misses Jacks's front leg but catches the back leg as Jacks tries to avoid it.
Frost is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Jacks can do to turn this around?
Frost lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
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!
Jacks lands a nice shot to the body.
Jacks missing with a left hand there. Frost was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A swing and a miss from Frost.
Frost lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jacks's sensitive parts.
Frost looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Frost uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jacks.
Jacks walks into a straight right hand from Frost.
Nice shot by Frost.
Frost looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Frost lands a glancing blow to the side of Jacks's head.
Frost throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jacks's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Nice cross by Frost.

Jacks is rocked!
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Jacks might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Frost has got the better of the exchanges.

Jacks closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Frost moves into full guard.
Frost keeping moving, preventing Jacks from controlling successfully.
Frost has control of Jacks's left arm, preventing Jacks from doing any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Frost controls Jacks momentarily but Jacks frees himself.

Frost throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Frost pulls Jacks in to control the position.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jacks stands and throws Frost's legs to the side, diving into side control.
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You can see the frustration on Frost's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Frost is looking to reverse the position.
You can see the frustration on Frost's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Frost is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Jacks off and has taken his back!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Frost is trying to stick to Jacks's back but Jacks is turning into Frost. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Frost's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Jacks.
Jacks postures up.
Jacks stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Frost swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Frost working a defensive guard here.
Frost is controlling Jacks's posture.
Jacks tries to free his leg and advance position but Frost is retaining full guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Xavier Frost dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Xavier Frost's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Jacks lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Jacks gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Frost.
Frost throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
A telegraphed right hand from Frost misses the target.
Jacks walks into a jab.
Frost connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Jacks has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Frost.
Frost misses with a low kick.
Frost misses with a hook.
Jacks throws a poor cross that misses
and Frost counters with an outside leg kick.
Frost walks into a stiff left hand from Jacks.
Frost lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Jacks tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jacks scores with a sloppy right hand. Frost should have avoided that one.
Frost wants to land a leg kick but Jacks is out of range.
Frost moves out of range of the strikes.
Frost throws a body shot but no joy.
It seemed like Jacks was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Frost misses the target.
Frost misses with a body shot.
Frost lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jacks checks a leg kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Frost.
Frost throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Frost uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jacks.
Jacks takes a swing at Frost's ribcage but misses.
Frost blocks a jab.
Jacks misses with a hook
and Frost counters with a straight right hand.
Frost bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Frost throws a head kick that misses.
Jacks misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Frost.
Jacks ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Frost moves away.
Jacks throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jacks lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Brian Jacks has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jacks throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Frost pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Frost misses with a kick to the body
and Jacks counters with a nice uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Frost throws a big shot that misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Jacks! But no joy.
Jacks swings for the body but Frost moves out of range.
Jacks moves forwards but Frost connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Frost dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Jacks. That did some damage!
Jacks swings for the body but Frost moves out of range.
Jacks throws a body punch but Frost moves out of range.
Jacks avoids a kick to the body.
Jacks falls off balance throwing a combination
and Frost counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Jacks takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Jacks misses with a straight right.
Frost cracks Jacks with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

Frost knocks Jacks to the floor with a head kick! Can he finish him!?
Jacks is still in real trouble! Can Frost finish him?

It looks like Brian Jacks has been cut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Frost has knee on belly and moves into mount.

Jacks defends a decent attempt at a guillotine from Frost.
Jacks regains half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Frost 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.

Jacks looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Jacks seems to have recovered his senses.

Frost is looking for a kimura here.

Frost has hold of the far side arm. He's working for the Kimura, can Jacks defend it? Frost steps over the head and cranks it - Jacks is tapping out! That was textbook stuff right there - nice submission victory for Frost!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:47 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Xavier Frost!
Xavier Frost thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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RATING
86%

 

Event: KFC 26: Mann vs Potter II     
Date:   Jul 08, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Mountain Mann and Jack Potter. Potter has chosen THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT as his entrance music. 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.

180 cm
26
272 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
197 cm
19
267 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Cardio machine
Decent wrestler
Good kicks
Good gas tank

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Conviction
Sully's Bar & Grill



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, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Mountain Mann!
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 Los Angeles, Jack Potter!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Steven Brown and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
We've got one fighter who appears to only be looking to counter and the other not looking particularly aggressive either, so we could be in for a dull fight.
Mann walks into a straight right hand from Potter.

Potter drives through and clinches with Mann against the cage.
Potter tries to pull guard but Mann won't allow it.
Potter misses with a hook to the ribs.
Potter misses with a punch to the body.
Potter gets through Mann's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Good body shot from Mann.
Mann misses with the head strike.
Mann tries to work over Potter's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mann working aggressively here.
Potter tries to throw a body punch but Mann avoids it by throwing Potter back against the cage.

Potter pulls Mann into guard.
Mann wants to stand but Potter has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
Potter is trying to control the position but Mann postures up.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Potter looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Mann wanted to stand there but Potter had control of the position.

Potter is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
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!

Potter is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Mann is aware though and is defending well.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter is trying to control the position but Mann postures up.
Mann being controlled here momentarily.

Potter had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Mann defends it easily.
Mann wants to get up but he can't break Potter's closed guard. He needs to be careful trying to break the legs open, as he's open to submissions here.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Jack Potter!
A relieved looking Jack Potter thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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RATING
57%

 

Event: KOTR 9 Lightweight GP Final     
Date:   Jul 07, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight kickboxing rules bout between Kimbo Geza and Island Tourney. Island Tourney will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

187 cm
18
177 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
200 cm
18
180 lbs
2 - 0 - 0

Counter fighter
Very strong

Excellent MT
Heavy handed

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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 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Kimbo Geza!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Island Tourney!
The judges for this bout are Bart Greer, Michael Johnstone and Winston Alpacca.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tourney missing with a left hand there. Geza was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tourney connects with a nice looking jab.

It looks like Kimbo Geza has been cut.

Geza closes the distance and pushes Tourney back into the ropes.
Geza lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tourney backwards.
Tourney doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tourney.
Tourney's coach down at Area51 was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Tourney's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Tourney is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Tourney lands with a right to the head.
Geza tries to throw a body punch but Tourney avoids it by throwing Geza back against the ropes.
Tourney misses with a short punch on the inside.
Geza lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tourney backwards.
Tourney misses with some punches.
Geza misses with a body punch.
A head punch on the inside from Geza fails to land.
Tourney lands a hook that snaps the head of Geza backwards.
Geza lands a body shot.
Geza blocking some punches.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Geza prevents a body shot from Tourney.
Tourney swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tourney misses with some punches.
Geza misses with some punches.
Geza tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Geza working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tourney prevents a body shot from Geza.
Tourney misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Geza lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Tourney or not.
Tourney pushes Geza back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Geza.
Geza lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tourney backwards.
Geza misses with a body punch.
Geza misses with a punch to the body.
Geza definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tourney.

Tourney breaks the clinch.
Tourney misses with a hook. Geza ducked under it nicely.
Geza is looking to counter the offense by Tourney and move into the clinch.
Tourney keeps the fight on the outside.

Geza has managed to clinch.
Tourney throws a head punch that misses.
Geza misses with a body punch.
A head punch on the inside from Tourney fails to land.
A head punch on the inside from Tourney fails to land.
Tourney tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tourney misses with a short punch on the inside.
Geza lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Tourney fails to land.
Tourney misses with some punches.
Geza misses with a body punch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tourney throws a head punch that misses.
Geza blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tourney is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the ropes.
Tourney working aggressively here.
Geza lands a body shot in the clinch.
Geza blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Geza doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Geza lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Geza misses with a hook to the ribs.
Geza tries to work over Tourney's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tourney fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Geza blocks an uppercut.
Geza misses with a punch to the body.
Tourney misses with some punches.
Tourney misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tourney lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tourney misses with the head strike.
Tourney misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Geza is leaning against Tourney and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Island Tourney will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Kimbo Geza's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Tourney throws a series of punches but Geza avoids them all with ease.

Geza fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Tourney, pushing him back against the ropes.
Tourney misses with a punch to the body.
Kimbo Geza has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Tourney throws a head punch that misses.
Tourney misses with a hook from the clinch.
Geza lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Geza misses with a hook from the clinch.
Geza blocks an uppercut.
Tourney tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A nice left hand lands by Geza.
Geza misses with a hook to the ribs.
Geza misses with a body punch.
Geza tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tourney's elbow.
Geza working aggressively here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Geza.
Geza tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tourney is trying to break the clinch but Geza is controlling him.
Tourney working aggressively here.
Tourney pushes Geza back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Geza lands a left hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Geza misses with a punch to the body.
Geza misses with a punch to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Geza throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tourneys head.
Tourney lands a right hand that snaps the head of Geza backwards.
Geza lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Geza throws a head punch that misses.
Tourney misses with a body punch.
Geza misses with the head strike.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Geza misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tourney lands an uppercut.
Geza misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Geza blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tourney lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Nice body punch from Tourney - that landed with a thud.
Geza fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tourney misses with a hook to the ribs.
Geza tries a body shot but Tourney blocks it.
Tourney gets through Geza's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Tourney tries to work over Geza's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tourney working aggressively here.
Geza lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tourney backwards.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Tourney breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Geza forces Tourney back against the ropes and clinches.
Tourney working aggressively here.
A right handed body shot lands from Geza.
Geza scores with a hook to the body.
Geza fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tourney misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tourney blocks a body shot from Geza.
Tourney working aggressively here.
Geza scores with a shoulder strike.
Tourney misses with the head strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Geza.
Geza blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tourney tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tourney working aggressively here.
Tourney lands a hook to the side of the head.
Geza can't find room to land a body shot as Tourney controls the action.
A short right from Tourney on the inside.
Geza lands a shot to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Geza doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tourney lands a body shot.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Kimbo Geza will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Kimbo Geza's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the ring so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Geza ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tourney lands a right and a left and another right! Geza goes down! Oh, he's in big, big trouble! 3,4,5,6,7,8... he's up to one knee... 9,10! He can't beat the count - this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:09 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Island Tourney!
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RATING
77%

 

Event: CEC 525     
Date:   Jul 05, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Vinny Hopkins and Cristian Tavares. Hopkins comes to the cage accompanied by Manny Pacquiao - Lalaban Ako . Tavares has chosen Karter comes out rocking #1 headband as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

180 cm
34
153 lbs
34 - 19 - 0
173 cm
26
150 lbs
15 - 2 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$)
Bullet Proof System

Aspire Clothing
Conviction



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 34 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Vinny Hopkins!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Cristian Tavares!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hopkins misses with a straight right.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Hopkins.
Tavares swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hopkins misses with a hook. Tavares ducked under it nicely.

Hopkins gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Tavares takes a shot to the head.
Hopkins lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tavares goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hopkins makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Hopkins tries a body shot but Tavares blocks it.
Hopkins blocks a body shot from Tavares.
Hopkins misses with a body punch.
Tavares tries to throw a body punch but Hopkins avoids it by throwing Tavares back against the cage.
Hopkins lands a nice uppercut.
Hopkins misses with the head strike.
Tavares can't find room to land a body shot as Hopkins controls the action.
I was talking to Hopkins's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Tavares swings wildly with an uppercut but Hopkins uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tavares makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tavares has a couple of punches blocked by Hopkins.
Hopkins doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A hook to the body from Tavares.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Hopkins.
Tavares scores with a hook to the body.

Hopkins breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Hopkins lands a slapping body shot.
Tavares connects with an inside leg kick.
Tavares scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Hopkins doesn't seem bothered though.
Tavares throws a body punch but Hopkins moves out of range.
Hopkins lands with a straight right. Tavares didn't see that one coming.
Tavares scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Hopkins connects with a nice looking jab.
Hopkins avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hopkins appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Tavares misses with a double jab
and Hopkins counters with a left to the body.
Tavares thows a left - swing and a miss!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tavares lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hopkins's sensitive parts.
Hopkins pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tavares doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Hopkins throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hopkins slips under a jab.
Tavares lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hopkins misses with a hook. Tavares ducked under it nicely.
Hopkins misses with a jab to the body
and Tavares counters with a big head kick but Hopkins shrugs it off.
Tavares misses with a straight right.
Tavares looks to score with a jab to the body but Hopkins is just out of range.
Tavares with a hook.
Tavares connects with a crisp jab.
Tavares ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Hopkins scores with a crisp jab that stopped Tavares in his tracks.
Tavares takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Tavares tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Tavares lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Hopkins tries to work over Tavares's front leg with a kick but Tavares checks it.
Tavares misses with a wild body shot.
Tavares throws an overhand right that lands on Hopkins's shoulder, as Hopkins tries to avoid the shot.
Tavares just misses with a punch to the body.
Tavares swings for the body but Hopkins moves out of range.
Hopkins misses with a leg kick
and Tavares counters with a leg kick.
Tavares misses with a wild body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Hopkins misses.
Hopkins scores with the left hand. Tavares knows he should have avoided that one.
Hopkins fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Hopkins loads up on a big right hand but Tavares slips the punch.
Hopkins clobbers Tavares with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Hopkins blocks the body kick.
Tavares is looking to clinch but Hopkins is avoiding it.
Tavares throws a jab when Hopkins was well out of range.
Tavares jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hopkins scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Tavares doesn't seem bothered though.
Hopkins keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tavares.
Tavares staying out of range there.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tavares! But no joy.
Vinny Hopkins seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hopkins takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Hopkins swings for the body but Tavares moves out of range.
Hopkins throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tavares.
Hopkins cracks Tavares with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Tavares closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tavares swings for the body but Hopkins moves out of range.
Hopkins checks the leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hopkins throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hopkins moves out of range of the strikes.
Hopkins appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Hopkins clobbers Tavares with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Hopkins misses with a hook.
Tavares appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Tavares swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hopkins swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A cross from Hopkins lands.
Tavares scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Hopkins drops his hands momentarily and Tavares takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Hopkins swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tavares jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A jab from Hopkins misses.
Tavares lands a leg kick that knocks Hopkins off balance momentarily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tavares throws a shot from downtown. Hopkins moves away and avoids it.
Tavares lands a nice looking body shot.
Tavares throws a hook to the side of Hopkins's head but Hopkins sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tavares fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hopkins manages to avoid it.
Hopkins swings away with a body shot that misses
and Tavares counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Vinny Hopkins 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.


Tavares displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hopkins throws out the jab.
Tavares needs to keep his hands up - Hopkins had a free shot at his head there.
Tavares throws a body shot but no joy.
A big left from Hopkins misses.
Hopkins on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tavares. Tavares obviously looking to wear him down.

Hopkins has managed to clinch.
Tavares has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Hopkins seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Tavares can turn it around.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Hopkins.
Tavares misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tavares tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Hopkins goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hopkins tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Hopkins tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Hopkins throws a punch but it's blocked by Tavares.
Hopkins tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tavares tries to throw a body punch but Hopkins avoids it by throwing Tavares back against the cage.
Tavares jumps guard but Hopkins turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.

Hopkins breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Tavares takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Tavares tries a low kick but Hopkins avoids it.
Hopkins scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tavares misses with a hook.
Hopkins missing with a left hand there. Tavares was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tavares looks to land a right hand but Hopkins moved out of range.
Hopkins tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tavares was well out of range. Poor timing from Hopkins.
Hopkins is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tavares.

Hopkins moves into range and clinches up with Tavares.
Hopkins lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tavares backwards.
Tavares misses with a hook from the clinch.
Hopkins lands with a left to the head.
Hopkins lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tavares misses with a body punch.
Vinny Hopkins has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Hopkins misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hopkins misses with a hook to the ribs.
Hopkins scores with a shoulder strike.
Tavares tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Hopkins's elbow.
Tavares prevents a body shot from Hopkins.
Hopkins swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tavares lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Hopkins backwards.
Hopkins softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tavares tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hopkins throws a head punch that misses.
Hopkins lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Hopkins fails to land.
A shot in the inside from Hopkins.
Hopkins blocking some punches.
Hopkins is trying to break the clinch but Tavares is controlling him.

Hopkins manages to break the clinch.
Tavares drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Tavares misses with a straight right.
Hopkins avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Tavares slips a jab from Hopkins.
Hopkins misses with a lunging right hand
and Tavares counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Hopkins misses with a looping right.
Tavares throws out a counter right but Hopkins avoids it with no problem.
Tavares misses with a hook.
Tavares punishes Hopkins's body with a nice straight punch.
Cristian Tavares seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tavares scores with a jab.
Tavares misses with a body shot.
Hopkins throws a leg kick but Tavares sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Tavares now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Tavares takes a swing at Hopkins's ribcage but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hopkins avoids a punch combination nicely.
A jab from Tavares misses.
Tavares jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hopkins digs a good body shot into Tavares's ribs.
Tavares throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tavares throws a shot from downtown. Hopkins moves away and avoids it.
An attempted straight right counter from Hopkins misses the target.
Hopkins throws a hook but Tavares avoids it easily.
Tavares misses the jab.
Tavares looks to land a left hand but Hopkins moved out of range nicely.
Tavares throws a lazy uppercut
and Hopkins counters with a stiff right hand.
Tavares drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Tavares waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Hopkins.
Hopkins throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tavares sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Hopkins fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
A slow jab from Tavares misses its intended target.
Tavares swings for the body but Hopkins moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hopkins misses with a hook.
Hopkins loads up on a big right hand but Tavares slips the punch.
Hopkins just misses with a punch to the body.
Hopkins throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Hopkins takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Tavares throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tavares misses with a straight right.
Hopkins slips a jab from Tavares.
Tavares throws a chopping leg kick but Hopkins manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
It looked like Hopkins was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Tavares.
Hopkins throws a jab but it's blocked by Tavares.
Tavares thows a left - swing and a miss!
Hopkins takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Tavares avoids the body shot from Hopkins.
A big right from Tavares misses.
Hopkins waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tavares.
Hopkins thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tavares throws the left hand but Hopkins avoids the punch easily.
Tavares walks into a left hand.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Vinny Hopkins dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Hopkins tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tavares was well out of range. Poor timing from Hopkins.
Hopkins fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Hopkins uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tavares.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hopkins. Tavares does a little dance to reset his feet.
A jab from Tavares misses.
Hopkins swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tavares with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Hopkins to score with a decent uppercut.
Hopkins showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Tavares.
Hopkins half committed to a counter leg kick.
Hopkins looks to score with a jab to the body but Tavares is just out of range.
Tavares pivots, looking for a leg kick but Hopkins is out of range and Tavares settles back down.
Tavares fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Hopkins.
Hopkins is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tavares takes a jab right on the kisser.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hopkins throws a body shot but no joy.
Tavares lands a jab to Hopkins's midsection.
Hopkins throws a shot from downtown. Tavares moves away and avoids it.
Tavares throws a body shot but no joy.
Tavares throws a series of strikes that have Hopkins backpedaling.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tavares ducks under a wild hook from Hopkins.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice uppercut lands for Hopkins. That snapped Tavares's head back.
Hopkins checks a low kick from Tavares.
Tavares thumps Hopkins with a low kick.
Hopkins uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tavares.
As Tavares backs away, Hopkins returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Hopkins fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tavares has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Hopkins closes the distance but Tavares moves to the side
and Hopkins takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tavares moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Hopkins takes a swing at Tavares's ribcage but misses.
Tavares throws a jab when Hopkins was well out of range.
Tavares misses with a left hand
and Hopkins counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Hopkins slips a jab from Tavares.
Hopkins misses with a body shot.
Hopkins doesn't manage to clinch there - Tavares circles away.
Tavares fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hopkins manages to avoid it.
Tavares misses the jab.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Tavares. Hopkins shrugs it off though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tavares throws an overhand right that lands on Hopkins's shoulder, as Hopkins tries to avoid the shot.
Decent striking displayed by Tavares there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tavares takes one to the chin there.
Tavares misses the shot to the body.
Tavares lands a jab.
Hopkins misses with a hook
and Tavares counters with a left to the body.
Tavares missing with a left hand there. Hopkins was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tavares throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Hopkins to counter with a crisp jab.
Hopkins swings for the body but Tavares moves out of range.
Hopkins throws a leg kick that misses.
Tavares slips a jab from Hopkins.
The crowd cheers as Tavares lands an impressive looking overhand right. Hopkins doesn't seem phased though.
A swing and a miss from Hopkins.
Tavares throws a right hand that misses
and Hopkins counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tavares throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Hopkins counter with a right hand.
Hopkins tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tavares is able to avoid easily.
Hopkins just misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tavares feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Hopkins's calf.
The fight stays on the outside here - Hopkins looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Hopkins lands a really nice looking cross but Tavares seems unphased.
Hopkins throws an overhand right that lands on Tavares's shoulder, as Tavares tries to avoid the shot.
Hopkins throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tavares thuds a left hand into Hopkins's body.
Hopkins looks to score with a jab to the body but Tavares is just out of range.
Tavares keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hopkins.
Hopkins moves out of range of the strikes.
Hopkins scores with a jab to the body.
Hopkins is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tavares.
A jab from Hopkins finds it's way through Tavares's defenses.
Hopkins throws a chopping leg kick but Tavares manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tavares misses with a left hand
and Tavares takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tavares throws a body shot but no joy.
Hopkins is looking to counter punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Tavares.
Tavares connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tavares swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nice defenses there by Tavares.
Hopkins clobbers Tavares with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Tavares swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hopkins tries to counter by clinching up but Tavares breaks away and moves out of range.
Hopkins throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Hopkins is looking to clinch.
Hopkins pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tavares replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Hopkins blocks it well.
The fighters circle momentarily. Hopkins darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Hopkins misses with a hook.
Hopkins throws a body punch but Tavares moves out of range.
Hopkins works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

Hopkins rushes Tavares and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Tavares swings wildly with an uppercut but Hopkins uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short right from Tavares.
Tavares misses with a short punch on the inside.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Vinny Hopkins did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Tavares missing with a left hand there. Hopkins was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tavares throws a solid leg kick but Hopkins takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Tavares.
Tavares ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Tavares takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Tavares takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Tavares steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hopkins.
Tavares throws a looping overhand right but Hopkins ducks down to avoid it.
Tavares misses with an uppercut.
Hopkins is looking to counter punch.
Tavares throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Hopkins.
Tavares misses with a looping right.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tavares.
Tavares walks into a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tavares blocks a jab.
Hopkins throws a leg kick
and Tavares counters with a stiff right hand.
Hopkins lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tavares with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Hopkins to score with a decent uppercut.
A slow jab from Hopkins misses its intended target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tavares on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Tavares takes a swing at Hopkins's ribcage but misses.
Tavares throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Hopkins sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tavares looks to throw the jab but Hopkins is out of range.
A swing and a miss from Tavares.
Tavares checks the leg kick.
Hopkins displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tavares throws out the jab.
Tavares fails to land with a series of punches.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hopkins. Tavares does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tavares swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Hopkins tries to clinch up.
Tavares takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Hopkins lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tavares.
Tavares connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Hopkins's hands.
Tavares smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tavares scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tavares tries to bum rush Hopkins with a series of wild strikes but Hopkins uses good footwork to avoid the assault.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tavares clobbers Hopkins with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Hopkins keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Hopkins walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
A jab from Tavares misses.
Tavares on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Hopkins misses with a straight left.
Tavares loads up on a big right hand but Hopkins slips the punch.
Hopkins misses with a looping left.
Hopkins ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tavares moves away.
Tavares blocks a leg kick.
Tavares throws out a counter right but Hopkins avoids it with no problem.
Tavares throws a body shot but no joy.
Hopkins was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Hopkins lands a nice looking body shot.
Nice defenses there by Tavares.
Tavares throws a jab but it's blocked by Hopkins.

Hopkins drives through and clinches with Tavares against the cage.
Hopkins lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Hopkins misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Hopkins breaks the clinch.
Tavares ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Tavares avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
It seemed like Tavares was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Tavares keeps the fight on the outside.
Hopkins uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tavares.
A telegraphed right hand from Tavares misses the target.
It looked like Hopkins wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Tavares throws a jab when Hopkins was well out of range.
That kick from Hopkins tenderised Tavares's leg. Tavares is trying to keep his angry face on.
Tavares has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Tavares throws a looping overhand right but Hopkins ducks down to avoid it.

Hopkins has Tavares up against the cage in a clinch.
Hopkins wants to get back to striking at distance but Tavares won't allow it.
Hopkins scores with a shot to the side of Tavares's head.
A short left from Hopkins.

Hopkins escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Hopkins moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Hopkins uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tavares.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tavares thuds his shin into the meat of Hopkins's side.
Tavares moves out of range of the strikes.
Tavares throws a poor cross that misses
and Hopkins counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tavares tries to clinch up but Hopkins circles away and keeps his distance.
Hopkins dips to his left and cracks Tavares with an uppercut!
Tavares throws a right hand that Hopkins ducks under and follows up with a left that Hopkins also avoids with ease.
Tavares checks a leg kick nicely.
A swing and a miss from Tavares.
Tavares misses with a low kick.
Hopkins misses the jab.
Tavares feints a counter leg kick.
Good leg kick by Hopkins there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tavares blocks a jab.
Tavares takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Tavares throws a nice outside leg kick.
Hopkins walks into a left hand.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Hopkins uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tavares.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Vinny Hopkins will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Tavares uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hopkins.
Hopkins slips under a jab.
Tavares shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Hopkins throws out a loose jab but Tavares uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hopkins ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tavares moves away.
Tavares slips a straight right by Hopkins.
Hopkins tests Tavares's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Tavares uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Hopkins.
The fighters circle momentarily. Hopkins darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Tavares moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Hopkins ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hopkins connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Tavares's hands.
Hopkins finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Hopkins throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tavares sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tavares throws a body punch but Hopkins moves out of range.
Tavares throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Hopkins sees it coming and avoids it easily.
The fighters circle momentarily. Tavares darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tavares keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Tavares does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hopkins. Tavares does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tavares stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Hopkins.
Hopkins takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Hopkins tries a low kick but Tavares avoids it.
Tavares misses with a hook. Hopkins ducked under it nicely.
Tavares misses with a straight left.
Tavares steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hopkins.
Tavares thuds a left hand into Hopkins's body.
Hopkins looks to land a right hand but Tavares moved out of range.
Tavares lands a nice hook to Hopkins's body. Hopkins takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Hopkins tries to close the distance and clinch but Tavares swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
A nice side step and Tavares releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Hopkins fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tavares manages to avoid it.
Hopkins slips a straight right by Tavares.
Hopkins throws a body shot but no joy.
Cristian Tavares has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hopkins looks to throw the jab but Tavares is out of range.
Hopkins moves away from the strike by Tavares.
Tavares lands a nice shot that snaps Hopkins's head back.
Tavares on the wrong end of a nice hook.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Hopkins closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.

Tavares decides to pull guard.
Hopkins's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Hopkins trying to control but Tavares is working from the bottom.
Tavares keeping full guard, as Hopkins tries to pass.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Tavares is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Hopkins defends well.
Hopkins slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Vinny Hopkins is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

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

Tavares has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Hopkins can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Hopkins controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

Tavares working for submissions but it's allowed Hopkins to get to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Tavares is pressing down on Hopkins's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

Tavares is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Hopkins defends well.
Hopkins slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Hopkins takes a decent strike to the side of the head.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Vinny Hopkins.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Hopkins, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Vinny Hopkins!

Vinny Hopkins retains his featherweight title!
Vinny Hopkins decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: EPL 12 Playoffs Round 1     
Date:   Jul 05, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Ozzy McKane and Antonio Camatta. McKane comes to the cage accompanied by SAIL - AWOLNATION. 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.

170 cm
32
158 lbs
36 - 13 - 0
172 cm
36
158 lbs
31 - 18 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Conviction
Aspire Clothing

Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ozzy McKane!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Antonio Camatta!
The judges for this bout are Cecil Peabody, Robert Twigg and George Francis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Camatta stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from McKane.
McKane jabs Camatta to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Camatta uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McKane.
And Camatta tries to counter it with a takedown but McKane pushes his down on his head and steps out.
McKane looks to land a left hand but Camatta moved out of range nicely.
McKane fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Camatta looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Camatta uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McKane.
A big right from Camatta misses.
Camatta ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
McKane misses with a telegraphed body shot
enabling Camatta to counter with a crisp jab.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Camatta 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.
McKane misses with a few strikes there.
Camatta feints the counter takedown.
The fighters circling - Camatta throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Camatta on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by McKane. McKane obviously looking to wear him down.
McKane lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
McKane tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Camatta was well out of range. Poor timing from McKane.
A little jabbing left from Camatta on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Camatta moves away from the strike by McKane.
Camatta looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Camatta avoids the body shot from McKane.
Camatta keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from McKane.
Camatta throws a jab when McKane was well out of range.
McKane connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
McKane missing with a left hand there. Camatta was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Camatta connects with an inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Camatta misses with a body shot.
McKane takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Camatta takes one on the button.
McKane takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

Camatta fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging McKane to the ground. Camatta is now in McKane's guard.
McKane controls Camatta momentarily but Camatta frees himself.
McKane trying to control the position here.
Camatta stands up over McKane, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Camatta loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Camatta trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Camatta content to stall in guard here.
Camatta scoring with punches to the head and body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McKane keeping moving, preventing Camatta from controlling successfully.
Camatta is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
McKane working a defensive guard here.
Camatta is stalling in the full guard.
McKane trying to keep a closed guard but Camatta is proving a slippery customer.
Camatta is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
McKane is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Camatta trying to control but McKane is working from the bottom.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Camatta postures up.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
McKane throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Nice sprawl there from McKane as Camatta shoots in.
A looping hook to the body misses from Camatta. McKane does a little dance to reset his feet.
Camatta tries for a takedown but McKane sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
McKane takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
McKane misses with a body shot.
McKane lands a jab to Camatta's midsection.
Camatta swings for the body but McKane moves out of range.
Camatta throws an ugly left hook that misses
and McKane cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Camatta looks to land a left hand but McKane moved out of range nicely.
McKane fakes the leg kick and cracks Camatta in the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McKane ducks under a wild hook from Camatta.
A jab from McKane does it's job there.
McKane listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
McKane throws an overhand right that lands on Camatta's shoulder, as Camatta tries to avoid the shot.
McKane scores with a jab. Camatta acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
McKane throws the left hand but Camatta avoids the punch easily.
Camatta throws a push kick but McKane slaps the foot to one side.
McKane thumps Camatta with a low kick.
McKane lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
McKane connects with an inside leg kick.
McKane takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Camatta walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Jab by McKane.
McKane cracks Camatta with a right hand to the side of the head.
McKane missing with a left hand there. Camatta was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
McKane lands a glancing blow to the side of Camatta's head.
McKane avoids the body shot from Camatta.
McKane misses with a looping left.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ozzy McKane dominated that 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!


McKane drops his hands momentarily and Camatta takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
McKane misses with a wild body shot.
McKane stalks Camatta and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Camatta's face. Camatta staggers backwards, shaken.
McKane is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Camatta.
McKane is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Camatta can do to turn this around?
Camatta throws a jab when McKane was well out of range.
McKane checks a leg kick.
McKane appears to be looking for a big counter.
Ozzy McKane seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Camatta's hands are dropping dangerously low here and McKane connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Camatta scrambles back to his feet.
McKane looks to throw the jab but Camatta is out of range.

McKane shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Camatta manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.

Camatta escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. McKane gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
McKane trying to control the position from guard on top but Camatta is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Camatta is trying to keep McKane in close.

Camatta is looking for a triangle but McKane pushes his legs off easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Camatta working a defensive guard but McKane manages to pass into side control anyway.
McKane tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
Camatta tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but McKane wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Camatta keeps trying to improve his position.
Camatta sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Camatta regains full guard. Nicely done.
McKane passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Camatta is looking for a sweep.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Camatta wants to control but McKane postures up.
McKane trying to control the position but Camatta is working away.

McKane tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no McKane has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Antonio Camatta has got the better of the ground game so far.

McKane thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Camatta manages to get back to half guard.
Camatta is looking to control McKane's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Camatta avoid being mounted?

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Camatta slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Camatta is adopting a defensive guard.

McKane got a little sloppy there for a moment and Camatta has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, McKane has managed to get both his arms back between Camatta's legs - danger averted.
McKane wants to control from the top but Camatta keeps moving.
McKane sitting in guard here, content to control.

McKane got a little sloppy there for a moment and Camatta has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, McKane has managed to get both his arms back between Camatta's legs - danger averted.
McKane stands and throws Camatta's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Antonio Camatta has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Camatta is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Camatta is trying to escape the position but McKane is controlling the position.
Camatta manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Camatta is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Camatta moves into full guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
McKane trying to control but Camatta is working from the bottom.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ozzy McKane showed his dominance in that final round.
I think McKane 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 2 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Cecil Peabody scores the fight for Ozzy McKane!
Judge Robert Twigg scores the fight for Ozzy McKane!
Judge George Francis scores the fight for Ozzy McKane!

Ozzy McKane wins by unanimous decision!

Ozzy McKane was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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RATING
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Event: KFC 25: Leary vs Johnson II     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kenny Knight and Denny Sideman. Denny Sideman is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

188 cm
19
191 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
183 cm
19
195 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent MT
Big right hand
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

Conviction
Sully's Bar & Grill

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kenny Knight!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Denny Sideman!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Steven Brown and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sideman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Knight.
Sideman misses the shot to the body.
Knight looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Sideman misses the jab.
Knight takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Sideman misses with a hook.
Sideman fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Sideman closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Sideman throws a lazy right hand but Knight sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Knight on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Sideman throws a nice looking combination but Knight bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

Sideman has managed to clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Knight gets through Sideman's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sideman misses with some punches.
Sideman lands with a light punch inside.
Knight tries to pull guard but Sideman holds him up against the cage and eventually Knight drops back down to his feet.
Knight misses with a hook from the clinch.
Knight struggles to land a body shot inside as Sideman controls his hands.
Knight blocking some punches.
Knight blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sideman can't find room to land a body shot as Knight controls the action.
Knight is trying to pull guard but Sideman has him pressed against the cage.
Knight blocks an uppercut.
The referee calls for Sideman to work.
Knight tries to pull guard but Sideman forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Kenny Knight. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Sideman gets through Knight's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Knight fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Knight goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
I was talking to Knight's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.

Knight successfully pulls guard.
Sideman showing good wrestling skills to control the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sideman wants to pass the guard but Knight is keeping the position.
Knight trying to control the position here.
Knight trying to keep a closed guard but Sideman is proving a slippery customer.

Sideman avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Knight is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sideman looking to pass the guard.

Knight working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Sideman has passed into half guard!
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Sideman trying to control the pace.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Knight tries to roll over but Sideman keeps him under control.
Sideman is taking a breather. Knight says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Knight is trying to control but can't.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Denny Sideman seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sideman lands with a right hand.
Sideman fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Knight keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sideman.
Knight swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Sideman throws a sloppy body shot
and Knight counters with a straight right hand.
Sideman throws a hook but Knight avoids it easily.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Denny Sideman 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.


Knight missing with a left hand there. Sideman was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sideman misses with a combination
and Knight counters with a straight right hand.
Sideman has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Sideman uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Knight has time to react.
Sideman connects with a body shot.
Sideman throws a poor cross that misses
and Knight counters with a stiff right hand.
Knight misses with a straight left.
Sideman lands a nice looking body shot.
Sideman will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Knight feinted there with a counter leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sideman throws a lazy right hand but Knight sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
An attempted straight right counter from Knight misses the target.
Knight misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sideman throws a series of punches but Knight moves out of range.
Knight was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Knight looks for the body kick but Sideman saw that one coming.
Sideman takes a swing at Knight's ribcage but misses.
Sideman throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Knight counters with a nice leg kick.
Sideman misses with a left hand
and Knight counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Knight avoids the body shot from Sideman.
Sideman misses with a hook
and Knight counters with an outside leg kick.
Knight misses the jab.
Knight looks to land a right hand but Sideman moved out of range.
Knight avoids the body shot from Sideman.
Sideman misses with a two punch combination.
Sideman jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Knight feinted there with a counter leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sideman misses with a lunging right hand
and Knight counters with a slapping leg kick.
Sideman lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Knight takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Sideman shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Sideman was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Knight gets back to half guard.
Knight tries to get to full guard but Sideman has control of the leg.
Sideman trying to mount his opponent but Knight defends it.
Knight trying to control but Sideman postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Knight manages to get to full guard.
Knight is trying to control the position but Sideman postures up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Knight is looking for a triangle but Sideman pushes his legs off easily.

Knight is looking for a triangle but Sideman pushes his legs off easily.
Knight trying to keep a closed guard but Sideman is proving a slippery customer.
Sideman tries to free his leg and advance position but Knight is retaining full guard.

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

Knight is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Sideman defends well.
Knight keeping moving, preventing Sideman from controlling successfully.
Knight trying to keep a closed guard but Sideman is proving a slippery customer.
Sideman not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Sideman postures up.
Sideman slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Sideman really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Knight. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
You can see the frustration on Knight's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Knight takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Knight moves out of range of the strikes.
Sideman dips to his left and cracks Knight with an uppercut!

Sideman closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Knight quickly recovers to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Sideman prevents Knight from improving his position.

Knight with the active half guard here but Sideman passes nicely into side control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Sideman tries for a kimura but Knight is defending well.
Knight is being controlled here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sideman tries to move to mount but Knight blocks the move with his legs.
Sideman trying to control the action but Knight is working from the bottom.
Knight sneaks back into half guard.
Sideman works his foot free and advances to mount.
Knight is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Kenny Knight has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Knight gets back to half guard.

Sideman seems to be looking for submissions.
Sideman is looking to take a break and control but Knight is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Knight trying to control from the bottom.
Knight slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Knight working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Sideman doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Sideman manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Sideman must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Knight is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Sideman trying to control the position from guard on top but Knight is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Knight not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Sideman stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Knight swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Sideman is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
A jab from Sideman finds it's way through Knight's defenses.
Kenny Knight is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Sideman drives through and clinches with Knight against the cage.
Knight tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Sideman creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Sideman swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Knight ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Knight no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
Sideman trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Denny Sideman is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Sideman's corner is telling him to maintain position.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Denny Sideman!

Denny Sideman decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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RATING
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Event: Dynasty 1: Genesis     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight kickboxing rules bout between Randolph Turpin and Kajun Puno. Puno has chosen デッドマンズ銃 as his entrance music. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

195 cm
38
242 lbs
41 - 18 - 0
193 cm
32
253 lbs
23 - 6 - 0

World class boxer
Insanely flexible

World class boxer
Granite chin

Aspire Clothing
Bullet Proof System

Sully's Bar & Grill
Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 41 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Randolph Turpin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kajun Puno!
The judges for this bout are Sosuke Kotani, Yuuki Gou and Shigeki Fujiwara.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Puno jabs Turpin to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Puno throws a looping overhand right but Turpin ducks down to avoid it.
Puno pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Puno looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

It looks like Kajun Puno has been cut.
Puno lands with a nice body kick.
Puno connects with an inside leg kick.
Puno scores with a kick to the body.
Puno connects with an inside leg kick.
Puno lands a really nice looking cross but Turpin seems unphased.
Puno avoids the head kick by Turpin.
Turpin's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Puno connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Turpin scrambles back to his feet.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Turpin misses with a looping left.
Puno let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Turpin seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Puno clobbers Turpin with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.

It looks like Randolph Turpin has been cut.
Puno lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Turpin takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Turpin is breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A thudding body kick lands there by Puno!
Puno lands with a thumping leg kick.
Puno lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Turpin connects with the punch.
Puno throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Turpin.
Puno connects with a body shot.
Turpin throws a lazy right hand but Puno sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Puno only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Puno uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Turpin.
Jab by Puno.
Turpin throws a push kick but Puno slaps the foot to one side.
Turpin tries a head kick but it misses.
Puno scores with a nice head shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Puno feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Turpin's calf.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Puno misses with a straight right.
Nice body kick from Puno.
Turpin on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Puno looks to land a body kick but Turpin moved away.
Puno's corner calls for a 1-2. Puno obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Puno ducks down and throws a big overhand right - it lands flush on the jaw, knocking Turpin out cold! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:31 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Kajun Puno!
After the fight, Kajun Puno was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
Randolph Turpin spoke after the fight, saying 'I've had a great career, can't complain, good luck to the kid.'.
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Event: MMANIAK 39     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Phil Arcuri and Alexander Koreshkov. Rumors backstage are that the fighters have been paid to keep it standing but we know that would never happen in MMA!

176 cm
28
168 lbs
15 - 2 - 0
176 cm
31
179 lbs
14 - 3 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Brawler
Good gas tank

Conviction
Sully's Bar & Grill

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Phil Arcuri!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Alexander Koreshkov!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, James Glass and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Koreshkov shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Arcuri napping and manages to drive through into side control!

Koreshkov is trying to get an arm triangle but Arcuri is defending well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Arcuri is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Arcuri manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.

Koreshkov is working for a submission of some sort.
Arcuri 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.
Arcuri desperately trying to maintain half guard.
Koreshkov not landing any meaningful shots this time.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Arcuri regains full guard. Nicely done.
Arcuri has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Koreshkov missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Koreshkov scoring with some ground and pound.
Arcuri is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Arcuri managing to control the position.
Arcuri has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Koreshkov works over Arcuri with some ground and pound from guard.
Arcuri trying to control the position here.
Koreshkov with a nice head shot there.
Koreshkov works over Arcuri with some ground and pound from guard.
Koreshkov throws a big right hand that misses.
Koreshkov works over Arcuri with some ground and pound from guard.

Arcuri is rocked!
Arcuri pulls Koreshkov in close to prevent any damage.
Oh Arcuri is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Koreshkov must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Arcuri not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Arcuri managing to control the position.
Arcuri seems to have got his legs back now.
Koreshkov lands a couple of decent looking shots.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Arcuri seems keen to control Koreshkov's posture.

Arcuri is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Koreshkov is aware though and is defending well.
Koreshkov wants to pass the guard but Arcuri is keeping the position.
Koreshkov being controlled here momentarily.
Koreshkov postures up.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Koreshkov accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Arcuri wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Koreshkov is looking to work some ground and pound but Arcuri has wrist control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Arcuri looking to control.
Koreshkov loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Koreshkov being controlled here momentarily.
Koreshkov stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Arcuri swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Koreshkov would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Arcuri controls Koreshkov momentarily but Koreshkov frees himself.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Koreshkov fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
A head kick misses from Arcuri.
Arcuri lands a lovely overhand right.
Phil Arcuri is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Arcuri tries to bum rush Koreshkov with a series of wild strikes but Koreshkov uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Koreshkov tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Arcuri fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Koreshkov has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Arcuri lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Koreshkov shoots in but no luck this time.
Arcuri lands a nice looking body shot.
Arcuri throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Arcuri dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Koreshkov wants to clinch up but Arcuri keeps it at a distance.
Koreshkov shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Arcuri as he jumps to the side.
Phil Arcuri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Koreshkov.
Koreshkov takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Koreshkov closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Arcuri quickly recovers to half guard.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Koreshkov lands a nice short elbow.

Koreshkov is trying to work for a kimura but Arcuri is defending well.
Arcuri trying to control here.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Koreshkov 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.


Arcuri thows a body kick. Koreshkov tries to catch it but that hurt him.

Koreshkov shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Arcuri manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.

Arcuri had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Koreshkov defends it easily.

Koreshkov got a little sloppy there for a moment and Arcuri has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Koreshkov has managed to get both his arms back between Arcuri's legs - danger averted.
Koreshkov is fighting to break Arcuri's control of his arms but Arcuri is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Koreshkov working some strikes from top position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Arcuri keeping moving, preventing Koreshkov from controlling successfully.
Arcuri controlling Koreshkov's posture.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Arcuri is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Alexander Koreshkov has got the better of the ground game so far.
Arcuri trying to control the position here.
Koreshkov working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Arcuri's head.
Arcuri not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Koreshkov is looking to work some ground and pound but Arcuri has wrist control.

Arcuri is looking for a triangle but Koreshkov pushes his legs off easily.
Arcuri is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Koreshkov working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Arcuri's head.
Koreshkov looking to pass the guard.
Koreshkov postures up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Koreshkov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Koreshkov is looking to work some ground and pound but Arcuri has wrist control.
Arcuri seems keen to control Koreshkov's posture.
Arcuri is trying to keep Koreshkov in close.
Arcuri seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Koreshkov lands a couple of decent looking shots.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Arcuri holds on and takes a little breather.
Koreshkov working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Arcuri controlling Koreshkov's posture.
Koreshkov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Koreshkov wants to control from the top but Arcuri keeps moving.
Koreshkov working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

Arcuri is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Koreshkov is aware though and is defending well.
Koreshkov stands up over Arcuri, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Arcuri is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Koreshkov content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Arcuri managing to control the position.
Koreshkov trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Arcuri has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Koreshkov scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Koreshkov cracks Arcuri with a solid left hand.
Arcuri controlling Koreshkov's posture.

Arcuri had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Koreshkov defends it easily.
Arcuri trying to keep a closed guard but Koreshkov is proving a slippery customer.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Koreshkov has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Arcuri is proving hard to escape from.
Arcuri is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Koreshkov showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Jab from Arcuri.
Koreshkov takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Arcuri buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Arcuri dips to his left and cracks Koreshkov with an uppercut!
Arcuri cracks the inside of Koreshkov's front leg.

Koreshkov dives in and scores a takedown into Arcuri's guard.
Koreshkov stands and throws Arcuri's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Arcuri manages to get back to half guard.
Arcuri wants to improve his position but Koreshkov is controlling well.
Arcuri wants to control but Koreshkov is keeping busy.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Arcuri tries to get to full guard but Koreshkov has control of the leg.
Arcuri wants to control but Koreshkov is keeping busy.
Arcuri is looking to improve his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Koreshkov throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Arcuri moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Arcuri has his hands on Koreshkov's head, controlling the position.
This is a sustained period of stalling by Arcuri.

Arcuri is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Koreshkov is aware though and is defending well.
Koreshkov wants to stand but Arcuri has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
Arcuri is pulling down on Koreshkov's head. It's preventing any offense from Koreshkov, at least for the moment.
Arcuri not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Arcuri can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Koreshkov controls the pace.

Arcuri working for a triangle but Koreshkov defends it easily.
Arcuri wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Arcuri trying to control the position.
Koreshkov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Koreshkov throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Arcuri works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Koreshkov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Arcuri looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Koreshkov trying to control but Arcuri is working from the bottom.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Koreshkov shoots in looking for a takedown. Arcuri tries to sprawl out of it but Koreshkov keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Arcuri manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.

Koreshkov looking to score a takedown here. Arcuri is defending well but Koreshkov drives through and ends up in Arcuri's guard.
Arcuri pulls Koreshkov in close to prevent any damage.
Arcuri continues to stall.
Arcuri keeping moving, preventing Koreshkov from controlling successfully.
Arcuri looking to control.
Koreshkov throwing strikes from guard but Arcuri blocks nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Arcuri is controlling Koreshkov's posture.
Arcuri is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Arcuri preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Koreshkov is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Koreshkov keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Arcuri's head.
Koreshkov working some strikes from top position.
Arcuri is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Arcuri is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Arcuri keeping moving, preventing Koreshkov from controlling successfully.
Koreshkov throwing strikes but missing.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Koreshkov really dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Arcuri throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Arcuri is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Arcuri fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Arcuri displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Koreshkov.
Koreshkov changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Arcuri tries to avoid it but Koreshkov manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Arcuri to the ground. Arcuri escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Arcuri is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Koreshkov.
Phil Arcuri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Koreshkov.
Arcuri with a hook.
Arcuri buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Koreshkov with a lazy takedown attempt
and Arcuri counters with an inside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Arcuri chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Arcuri digs a good hook to Koreshkov's body.
Koreshkov fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Arcuri avoids it really well and circles away.
Koreshkov is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Arcuri swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Koreshkov.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Arcuri lunges at Koreshkov with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Koreshkov's hand.
Arcuri slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Koreshkov walks into a straight right hand from Arcuri.
Arcuri circles away from the clinch attempt.
Arcuri throwing a counter right hand but Koreshkov manages to avoid it.
Arcuri defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Koreshkov.
Arcuri defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Koreshkov.
Nice sprawl there from Arcuri as Koreshkov shoots in.
Arcuri swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Nice uppercut lands for Arcuri. That snapped Koreshkov's head back.
Arcuri with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A nice inside leg kick there by Arcuri. That's going to slow Koreshkov down.
Arcuri lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Koreshkov chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Arcuri can pounce on him.
Arcuri throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Koreshkov on the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Arcuri connects with a crisp jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Arcuri scores with a push kick.
Koreshkov takes a jab right on the kisser.
Koreshkov wants to clinch but Arcuri slips to the side
and Arcuri cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Arcuri lands with a thumping leg kick.
A solid body kick from Arcuri.
Arcuri lands a jab to the head.
Phil Arcuri is winning the standup battle so far.
Koreshkov lands an overhand right.
A cross from Arcuri lands.
Koreshkov 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.

Koreshkov 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.
Arcuri is controlling Koreshkov's posture.
Arcuri continues to hold on tight.
Koreshkov postures up and lands a big shot to Arcuri's brow.
Arcuri utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Arcuri looking to control.
Arcuri is really struggling to control Koreshkov but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Arcuri seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Koreshkov throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Arcuri has his hands on Koreshkov's head, controlling the position.
Koreshkov passes Arcuri's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Koreshkov is thwarting Arcuri's attempts to control the position.
Arcuri is in a bad position, trying to hold on for dear life but he is really struggling to maintain any sort of control.
Arcuri manages to get to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Arcuri pulls Koreshkov in close to his closed guard and prevents Koreshkov from doing any damage or advancing position.

Arcuri working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Koreshkov doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Koreshkov manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Arcuri is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Arcuri utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

Koreshkov got a little sloppy there for a moment and Arcuri has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Koreshkov has managed to get both his arms back between Arcuri's legs - danger averted.
Koreshkov landing some decent shots from guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Phil Arcuri had his way with Alexander Koreshkov in that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Koreshkov misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.

Koreshkov gets the takedown into side control.
Arcuri wants to control but Koreshkov postures up.
Arcuri is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Koreshkov's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Arcuri regains full guard. Nicely done.
Koreshkov is fighting to break Arcuri's control of his arms but Arcuri is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Koreshkov trying to control the position from guard on top but Arcuri is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Arcuri is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Koreshkov is aware though and is defending well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Arcuri holds on and takes a little breather.
Arcuri is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

Koreshkov thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Koreshkov connects with a couple of short punches.
Arcuri managing to control the position.
Koreshkov is in close to Arcuri's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Arcuri seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Koreshkov is looking to stand up but Arcuri won't let him.
Arcuri is pulling down on Koreshkov's head to control his posture.
Arcuri is trying to keep Koreshkov in close.

That's two 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.
Koreshkov is fighting to break Arcuri's control of his arms but Arcuri is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Koreshkov postures up.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Koreshkov on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Arcuri lands a nice leg kick that just misses Koreshkov's sensitive parts.
Koreshkov moves out of range of the strikes.
Koreshkov's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Koreshkov stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Arcuri.

Koreshkov changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Arcuri looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Arcuri tries to control the position but he's not in luck - Koreshkov easily slips into full mount!
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.
Arcuri wants to control but Koreshkov is having none of it.
Koreshkov unloads with some vicious shots from mount and Arcuri wants out - he looks towards the referee who steps in to save him! Koreshkov celebrates on the cage and the crowd goes wild!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:56 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Alexander Koreshkov!
Alexander Koreshkov is the new welterweight champion!
Alexander Koreshkov decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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hype
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pop
A | B
mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
52%

 

Event: FFA 27: Galanos vs McGuire     
Date:   Jun 30, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between James McGuire and Hero Galanos. McGuire comes to the cage accompanied by Metallica - Enter Sandman . Galanos has chosen oh boy, he's walking out in gladiator trunks as his entrance music. Both these fighters are unbeaten, so somebody's 0 has got to go!Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

192 cm
21
210 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
194 cm
21
213 lbs
9 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

Aspire Nutrition

Conviction
Sully's Bar & Grill



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, James McGuire!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 9 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Hero Galanos!
The judges for this bout are Alyssa Summers, David Schapiro and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
McGuire misses with a right hand
and Galanos counters with a stiff right hand.

It looks like James McGuire has been cut.
McGuire looks to throw the jab but Galanos is out of range.
It seemed like Galanos was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Galanos waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract McGuire.
Galanos stuffs the takedown attempt from McGuire. McGuire gets slowly back to his feet.
Galanos finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
James McGuire seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Galanos walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
McGuire throws a lazy uppercut
and Galanos counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuire has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Galanos finds it's way round the side to connect with McGuire's head.
Galanos has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
An inside leg kick lands from McGuire.
McGuire looks to score with a jab to the body but Galanos is just out of range.
McGuire has been working on his boxing with his coaches at River's Edge Gym in the buildup to the fight.
McGuire throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Galanos counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's one minute gone in the round.
McGuire throws an off balance right hand
and Galanos counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Galanos uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by McGuire.
McGuire misses with a shot to the body
and Galanos counters with a three punch combo that has McGuire backing up. McGuire nods at Galanos to acknowledge the strikes.
McGuire throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Galanos needs to keep his hands up - McGuire had a free shot at his head there.
Nice takedown defense from Galanos. No joy for McGuire on that attempt.
Galanos jabbing away but nothing is landing.
McGuire thinks about countering with a body kick.
McGuire throws a lazy uppercut
and Galanos counters with a nice uppercut.
McGuire looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Galanos is fending him off so far but McGuire persists. Nope, Galanos circles away and we're back to standing.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for James McGuire. That's going to take a lot out of him.
McGuire throws a low kick but it's checked well by Galanos.
McGuire backing away here, and Galanos unleashes a leg kick that just misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Galanos throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
McGuire tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Galanos was well out of range. Poor timing from McGuire.
McGuire throws out a loose jab but Galanos uses good head movement to avoid it.
Galanos feints a counter leg kick.
McGuire misses with a body punch
and Galanos counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
McGuire misses with a lunging right hand
enabling Galanos to counter with a crisp jab.
McGuire throws a right hand that misses

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

McGuire is rocked!

James McGuire's cut is getting worse.
McGuire lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Galanos on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
McGuire swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Galanos looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Galanos doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
McGuire misses with a lunging right hand
and Galanos counters with a stiff right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McGuire misses with a hook to the body
and Galanos cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Galanos throws a lazy right hand but McGuire sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
McGuire is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
McGuire takes a swing at Galanos's ribcage but misses.
McGuire is looking to land body kicks.
McGuire gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Galanos counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
McGuire throws a hook but Galanos avoids it easily.
No joy there for McGuire, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
McGuire misses with a shot to the body
and Galanos counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Galanos moves out of range of the body kick from McGuire.
A countering left hand to the body from Galanos misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McGuire misses with a left hand
and Galanos counters with a nice uppercut.
Oh McGuire is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

James McGuire's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
McGuire connects with a crisp jab.
McGuire seems to have got his legs back now.
A shot to the body from McGuire misses
and Galanos counters with a low kick, right behind McGuire 's knee.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Galanos looks to land a combination but McGuire avoids it well.
McGuire appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
McGuire throws a leg kick that is checked
and Galanos counters with a straight right hand.
McGuire shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Galanos throws out a counter right but McGuire avoids it with no problem.
McGuire lands with an uppercut that bounces Galanos off the cage and back into range.
McGuire throws a jab when Galanos was well out of range.
McGuire throws out a loose jab but Galanos uses good head movement to avoid it.
Galanos looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Galanos is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! McGuire had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into p‚tť.
McGuire throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Galanos counters with a low kick, right behind McGuire 's knee.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Hero Galanos dominated that round.
The cut man is working on James McGuire's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


McGuire jabs Galanos to the body, keeping him at a distance.
McGuire connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Hero Galanos seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Galanos throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck McGuire on the side of the head.
McGuire throws a body punch but Galanos moves out of range.
McGuire throws the left hand but Galanos avoids the punch easily.
McGuire throws an off balance right hand
and Galanos connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
McGuire misses with a leg kick
and Galanos counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice leg kick lands there from McGuire.
A jab from Galanos misses.
McGuire ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Galanos moves away.
Galanos swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
McGuire looks to throw the jab but Galanos is out of range.
A little jabbing left from Galanos on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by McGuire.
McGuire throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
McGuire fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Galanos unleashes a big counter combination but McGuire bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Galanos uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by McGuire.
McGuire throws a left and a right that both miss
and Galanos counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

Jeez, James McGuire's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.
Galanos uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by McGuire.
McGuire moves away from the strike by Galanos.
McGuire lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Galanos uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by McGuire.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Galanos! But no joy.
Galanos misses with a lunging right hand
and McGuire counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McGuire comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
McGuire lands an overhand right.
McGuire throws a jab but it's blocked by Galanos.
Galanos appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
McGuire misses with a shot to the body
and Galanos counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:32 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Hero Galanos! Hero Galanos retains his light heavyweight title!
Our winner, Hero Galanos, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
37%

 

Event: Genin Jutsu Rematch     
Date:   Jun 30, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Giuseppe Amodei and Bong Ji Woo. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

165 cm
19
140 lbs
4 - 0 - 1
169 cm
19
135 lbs
5 - 0 - 1
Good takedowns
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Good gas tank

House of Valor

Conviction
Sully's Bar & Grill



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Giuseppe Amodei!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Bong Ji Woo!
The judges for this bout are Sosuke Kotani, Kenichi Hosakawa and Shigeki Fujiwara.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ji Woo cracks Amodei with a good jab.
Ji Woo lands a nice looking body shot.
A slow jab from Ji Woo misses its intended target.
Ji Woo uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Amodei.
Amodei throws a good cross that connects.
Ji Woo throws a big shot that misses.
Ji Woo scores with a body shot.
Ji Woo throws a right and a left that both miss.
Bong Ji Woo seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ji Woo scores with a nice right hand.
Ji Woo misses with a straight left.
Amodei takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Ji Woo takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
The fighters circling - Ji Woo throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Amodei lands with a right hand.
Amodei misses with a wild body shot.
Amodei takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Amodei uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ji Woo.
Amodei was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Ji Woo throws a shot from downtown. Amodei moves away and avoids it.
Amodei ducks under a wild hook from Ji Woo.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Amodei digs a good body shot into Ji Woo's ribs.
Ji Woo fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Amodei manages to avoid it.
Ji Woo scores with a nice head shot.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Ji Woo, as that shot connected.
Ji Woo lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Amodei throws a predictable looking body shot
and Ji Woo connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Amodei displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ji Woo throws out the jab.
Amodei looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Ji Woo throws a lazy right hand but Amodei sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A jab lands there for Ji Woo.
Amodei misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
A slow jab from Amodei misses its intended target.
Ji Woo ducks under a wild hook from Amodei.
Ji Woo scores with a body shot.
Decent striking displayed by Amodei there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jab from Ji Woo.
Ji Woo slips a straight right by Amodei.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Amodei throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A looping hook to the body misses from Amodei. Ji Woo does a little dance to reset his feet.

Amodei closes the distance and clinches.
Amodei blocking some punches.

Amodei escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Amodei avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ji Woo is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Ji Woo has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Ji Woo scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Ji Woo on the wrong end of a nice hook.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ji Woo. Amodei does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ji Woo thuds his right hand into Amodei's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Amodei displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ji Woo throws out the jab.
Amodei missing with a left hand there. Ji Woo was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ji Woo is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Amodei had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into p‚tť.
Amodei swings widly with a right hand
and Ji Woo counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Amodei slips under a jab from Ji Woo.
Ji Woo connects with a jab.
Amodei misses with a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ji Woo catches Amodei with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Amodei is pinned up against the ropes taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Ji Woo fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Amodei manages to avoid it.
Amodei keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ji Woo throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ji Woo throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Amodei.
Amodei takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Amodei looks to clinch
and Ji Woo counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Bong Ji Woo is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Amodei swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Ji Woo counters with a nice uppercut.
Ji Woo takes a swing at Amodei's ribcage but misses.
Ji Woo misses with a straight left.
Amodei changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
The fighters circling - Ji Woo throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Amodei takes a swing at Ji Woo's ribcage but misses.
Ji Woo throws a hook but Amodei blocks it.
Ji Woo connects with the punch.
Amodei fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Amodei lands a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ji Woo uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Amodei.
Ji Woo throws a lazy uppercut
and Ji Woo takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Ji Woo lands a jab to Amodei's midsection.
Ji Woo slips under a jab from Amodei.
Ji Woo throws a jab but it's blocked by Amodei.
Ji Woo misses the jab.
Amodei's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Ji Woo connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Amodei scrambles back to his feet.
Ji Woo keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Amodei throws a jab but it's blocked by Ji Woo.
Ji Woo lands a body shot.
Amodei lands with a nice body punch.
Amodei moves out of range of the strikes.
Ji Woo uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Amodei.
Ji Woo looks to land a right hand but Amodei moved out of range.
Ji Woo misses with a hook. Amodei ducked under it nicely.
Ji Woo throws a jab but it's blocked by Amodei.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Decent striking displayed by Ji Woo there.
Amodei listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Amodei has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Ji Woo finds it's way round the side to connect with Amodei's head.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ji Woo. Amodei does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ji Woo on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Amodei blocks a jab.
Ji Woo misses with a hook. Amodei ducked under it nicely.
Amodei lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Ji Woo swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Amodei uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ji Woo.
Ji Woo takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Amodei slips under a jab from Ji Woo.
Ji Woo scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Ji Woo takes a body punch but keeps moving.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nice jab there from Ji Woo.

Amodei drives through and clinches with Ji Woo against the ropes.
Ji Woo doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Ji Woo lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the ropes.
Ji Woo misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Amodei tries a body shot but Ji Woo blocks it.
Ji Woo misses with a short punch on the inside.
Amodei lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Amodei blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ji Woo can't find room to land a body shot as Amodei controls the action.
Amodei tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ji Woo misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Amodei trying to control the position but instead, Ji Woo has worked for underhooks and has pushed Amodei into the ropes.
Ji Woo tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A right hand to the body from Ji Woo.
Amodei tries a body shot but Ji Woo blocks it.
Ji Woo tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Amodei's elbow.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Ji Woo pushes Amodei back against the ropes and unloads with a body punch.
Amodei wants to break free but Ji Woo has control.

Amodei escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Nice cross by Ji Woo.
Ji Woo fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Amodei on the side of the head.
Amodei misses the jab.
Ji Woo looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Ji Woo slips a straight right by Amodei.
Amodei goes for a double leg but Ji Woo avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the ropes as Ji Woo continues to drive forward.
Ji Woo cracks a nice hook into Amodei's ribs.
Amodei is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ji Woo.
Ji Woo throws out a counter right but Amodei avoids it with no problem.
Amodei ducks under a wild hook from Ji Woo.
Amodei looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Amodei looks to score with a jab to the body but Ji Woo is just out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Amodei. Ji Woo does a little dance to reset his feet.
Amodei throws a jab but it's blocked by Ji Woo.
Ji Woo just misses with a punch to the body.
Ji Woo throws a body punch but Amodei moves out of range.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Amodei throws a jab when Ji Woo was well out of range.
Ji Woo waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Amodei.
Ji Woo tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Amodei was well out of range. Poor timing from Ji Woo.
Ji Woo looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Amodei tries to close the distance and clinch but Ji Woo swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Ji Woo defending well as Amodei loads up on a big left hand.
Ji Woo lands with a straight right. Amodei didn't see that one coming.
Ji Woo lands a right hook to the body.
Amodei takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Amodei jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Amodei fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Amodei scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Amodei throws a looping overhand right but Ji Woo ducks down to avoid it.
Amodei looks to land a right hand but Ji Woo moved out of range.
Ji Woo lands with a good body shot.
Amodei smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Amodei throws a lazy right hand but Ji Woo sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Amodei throws out a loose jab but Ji Woo uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ji Woo misses with a body shot.
Amodei stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Ji Woo throws a shot to the body.
Ji Woo connects with the punch.
Ji Woo fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Ji Woo uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Amodei.
Ji Woo waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Amodei.
Ji Woo throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Amodei sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ji Woo looks to score with a jab to the body but Amodei is just out of range.
Amodei moves out of range as Ji Woo strikes.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ji Woo throws a right hand that misses
enabling Amodei to counter with a crisp jab.
Amodei misses with an uppercut. Ji Woo saw that one coming.
Ji Woo misses with a left hand
letting Amodei counter with a right hand.
Ji Woo fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Bong Ji Woo dominated that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Amodei fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ji Woo manages to avoid it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Ji Woo! But no joy.
Amodei ducks under a wild hook from Ji Woo.
Amodei throws a jab when Ji Woo was well out of range.
Ji Woo throws a hook to the side of Amodei's head but Amodei sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Ji Woo uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Amodei.
Ji Woo moves away from the strike by Amodei.
Jab from Amodei.
Amodei wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Amodei misses with a body shot
and Ji Woo counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ji Woo misses with a straight left.
Ji Woo lands a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Amodei fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Ji Woo on the side of the head.
Amodei lands with a hook. Ji Woo tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Amodei looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ji Woo throws a jab but it's blocked by Amodei.
A quick step to the side and Amodei tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ji Woo swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Amodei feinted with a counter takedown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A shot to the liver by Amodei. Beautiful body shot.
Amodei lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Amodei throws a jab when Ji Woo was well out of range.
Ji Woo looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Amodei throws a body punch but Ji Woo moves out of range.
Ji Woo lands a head shot.
Amodei looks to land a right hand but Ji Woo moved out of range.
A nice side step and Ji Woo releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Ji Woo lands a jab to the nose.
Ji Woo steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Amodei.
Amodei keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Amodei throws a hook but Ji Woo blocks it.
It seemed like Ji Woo was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Ji Woo scores with a sloppy right hand. Amodei should have avoided that one.
Amodei jabs Ji Woo right on the nose. Ji Woo blinks but takes it well.
Ji Woo catches Amodei with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Amodei throws a body punch but Ji Woo moves out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ji Woo throws a body punch but Amodei moves out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from Ji Woo misses the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Amodei thows a left - swing and a miss!
Amodei throws a body punch but Ji Woo moves out of range.
Ji Woo throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ji Woo connects with a right hand. Amodei shakes it off.
Ji Woo swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Amodei wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Amodei keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Amodei lands the left hand.
Ji Woo misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Amodei.
Amodei avoids the body shot from Ji Woo.
Ji Woo misses with a looping left.
Ji Woo ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Amodei moves away.
Amodei scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Amodei loads up on a big right hand but Ji Woo slips the punch.
Ji Woo ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Amodei moves away.
Ji Woo throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Amodei throws an overhand right that lands on Ji Woo's shoulder, as Ji Woo tries to avoid the shot.
A big right from Amodei misses.
Ji Woo throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Amodei sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Amodei was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Ji Woo avoids the body shot from Amodei.
Amodei scores with a decent looking hook.
Ji Woo slaps away a takedown attempt from Amodei, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Amodei takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Amodei misses with a lunging right hand
and Ji Woo counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Amodei takes a swing at Ji Woo's ribcage but misses.
Ji Woo lands with a good body shot.
Ji Woo missing with a left hand there. Amodei was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Amodei rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ji Woo counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Amodei keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ji Woo.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Amodei looks to score with a jab to the body but Ji Woo is just out of range.
Ji Woo swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ji Woo punishes Amodei's body with a nice straight punch.
Amodei scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A big left from Amodei misses.
Ji Woo misses with a lunging right hand
and Amodei counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Amodei slips under a jab.
Ji Woo lands a jab to Amodei's midsection.
Decent striking displayed by Ji Woo there.
Ji Woo keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Amodei lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Ji Woo lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Amodei at a distance.
Ji Woo ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Amodei moves away.
Amodei ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Amodei jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Ji Woo takes a swing at Amodei's ribcage but misses.
Ji Woo misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Ji Woo takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Ji Woo digs a good body shot into Amodei's ribs.
Amodei with a jab.
Good standup being displayed there by Ji Woo as he connects with a hook.
Ji Woo looks to land a right hand but Amodei moved out of range.
Amodei lands a slapping body shot.
Amodei tries to close the distance and clinch up but Ji Woo swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Ji Woo throws a body shot but no joy.
Amodei swings for the body but Ji Woo moves out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ji Woo. Amodei does a little dance to reset his feet.
Amodei swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Amodei misses with a left hand
and Ji Woo counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Amodei bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Amodei rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ji Woo connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Amodei.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Amodei with a lazy takedown attempt
and Ji Woo counters with a left to the body.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Giuseppe Amodei. That's going to take a lot out of him.
A big left from Amodei misses.
Ji Woo throws out a counter right but Amodei avoids it with no problem.
Ji Woo lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Amodei ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

Amodei decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
Amodei working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Ji Woo's thigh. Ji Woo counters though and makes it back to full guard.
Ji Woo not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Amodei wants to pass the guard but Ji Woo is keeping the position.
Ji Woo keeping moving, preventing Amodei from controlling successfully.
Giuseppe Amodei has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Ji Woo working a defensive guard here.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Amodei cracks a nice hook into Ji Woo's ribs.
Amodei scores with a nice strike.
Amodei misses with a looping left.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Ji Woo bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Amodei steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ji Woo.
Ji Woo ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Amodei moves away.
Ji Woo tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Amodei was well out of range. Poor timing from Ji Woo.
Ji Woo connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Amodei shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Ji Woo but Ji Woo pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Amodei uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ji Woo.
Ji Woo keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ji Woo swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Amodei misses with a straight left.
Amodei connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Ji Woo throws an off balance right hand
and Amodei connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Amodei fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Ji Woo misses the jab.
Amodei changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Amodei swings for the body but Ji Woo moves out of range.
A punch combination from Ji Woo misses.

Amodei fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Ji Woo, pushing him back against the ropes.
Ji Woo swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ji Woo misses with some punches.
Amodei's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Ji Woo lands a right hand.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Amodei.
Amodei lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Ji Woo.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Ji Woo.
Ji Woo is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Amodei doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Amodei misses with some punches.
A head punch on the inside from Amodei fails to land.
Ji Woo working some nice short punches in the clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Giuseppe Amodei.
I have no idea who won that fight. Let's wait and see whether the judges are as confused as me! Time for a split decision perhaps?!. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.

Judge Sosuke Kotani scores the fight for Bong Ji Woo!
Judge Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight for Bong Ji Woo!
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight for Bong Ji Woo!

Bong Ji Woo wins by unanimous decision!

Bong Ji Woo 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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