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Event: DFN#48 Turner vs Sin     
Date:   Jul 21, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Kern Dignity (ranked 3684 p4p, 305 weight class) and Shepherd Bushiri (ranked 260 p4p, 33 weight class). Dignity comes to the cage accompanied by Party & Bullshit. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

171 cm
30
145 lbs
14 - 9 - 0
172 cm
30
135 lbs
15 - 4 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Very quick
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Bullet Proof System



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 14 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kern Dignity!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Shepherd Bushiri!
The judges for this bout are Alyssa Summers, Reed Andrews and Lou da Vinci.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dignity misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Bushiri counters with a stiff right hand.
Good leg kick by Bushiri there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Dignity throws a hook to the side of Bushiri's head but Bushiri sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Dignity misses with a hook
and Bushiri counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Dignity has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Reggies in the buildup to the fight.
Dignity throws a looping overhand right but Bushiri ducks down to avoid it.
Dignity moves out of range of the leg kick from Bushiri.
Bushiri scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Dignity tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bushiri was well out of range. Poor timing from Dignity.
Nice body punch from Dignity.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dignity throws a shot from downtown. Bushiri moves away and avoids it.
An inside leg kick lands from Bushiri.
Dignity ducks under a wild hook from Bushiri.
Dignity takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Dignity scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Dignity needs to keep his hands up - Bushiri had a free shot at his head there.
Bushiri misses with a body shot.
Dignity ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bushiri moves away.
Bushiri looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Bushiri fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
A jab from Bushiri misses.
Dignity tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Bushiri manages to circle out of the way.
Dignity throws an overhand right that lands on Bushiri's shoulder, as Bushiri tries to avoid the shot.
Bushiri doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Bushiri misses with an uppercut. Dignity saw that one coming.
Dignity seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Bushiri moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Dignity throws an overhand right that lands on Bushiri's shoulder, as Bushiri tries to avoid the shot.
Dignity lands with a straight right. Bushiri didn't see that one coming.
Bushiri throws a leg kick which misses Dignity's front leg but catches the back leg as Dignity tries to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bushiri throws a body shot but no joy.
Shepherd Bushiri seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Bushiri lands a nice leg kick that just misses Dignity's sensitive parts.
Dignity misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Bushiri counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Bushiri swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Bushiri dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Dignity jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Bushiri throws a body punch but Dignity moves out of range.
Bushiri throws a nice outside leg kick.
Bushiri thows a leg kick but Dignity checks it

and Dignity counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Dignity softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A short right from Dignity.
Dignity blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Dignity.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dignity tries to throw a body punch but Bushiri avoids it by throwing Dignity back against the cage.
Bushiri misses with a hook to the ribs.
Bushiri swings wildly with an uppercut but Dignity uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short right from Bushiri.
Bushiri misses with a punch to the body.
Bushiri misses with a punch on the inside.
Bushiri working aggressively here.
A short left from Dignity.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Bushiri.
Bushiri misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Dignity.
A head punch on the inside from Dignity fails to land.
A nice right hand lands inside from Bushiri.

Dignity is rocked!
A quick uppercut on the inside from Bushiri.
Oh Dignity is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Bushiri throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Bushiri dips a shoulder and cracks Dignity with a mighty uppercut! Dignity falls back against the cage and Bushiri unloads with a barrage of strikes! Dignity is completely out with his eyes open, only supported by the cage! Save him ref! Eventually the ref decides to do his job and jumps in - Bushiri screams abuse at the incompetent official before going over to celebrate with his corner. Brutal stuff!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Shepherd Bushiri!
A very excited looking Shepherd Bushiri made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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RATING
55%

 

Event: CEC 602     
Date:   Jul 18, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jean Paul Garcon (ranked 355 p4p, 36 weight class) and Tony O Rangers (ranked 339 p4p, 34 weight class). O Rangers is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Hold on to you. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

189 cm
32
243 lbs
28 - 13 - 0
195 cm
32
265 lbs
20 - 9 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Sin City Allstars



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 28 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Jean Paul Garcon!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 9 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Tony O Rangers!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
O Rangers throws a lazy right hand but Garcon sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
O Rangers throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Garcon sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Garcon dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Garcon takes a swing at O Rangers's ribcage but misses.
Garcon just misses with a punch to the body.
O Rangers throws a sloppy body shot
and Garcon counters with a lovely straight right hand!
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that O Rangers 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.
Garcon on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
O Rangers misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Garcon.
O Rangers blocks a leg kick.
Garcon throws a sloppy head kick and O Rangers moves out of range easily.
Garcon moves out of range of the strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
O Rangers throws a body punch but Garcon moves out of range.
O Rangers looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Garcon is looking to clinch.
A low kick from Garcon is predictable there
and O Rangers connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Garcon just misses with a punch to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Garcon slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Garcon cracks O Rangers with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
O Rangers checks a leg kick nicely.
Garcon clobbers O Rangers with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.

Garcon instigates a clinch.
Garcon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Garcon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
A head punch on the inside from Garcon fails to land.
Garcon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Garcon blocks a body shot from O Rangers.
Garcon tries to throw a body punch but O Rangers avoids it by throwing Garcon back against the cage.
O Rangers lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Garcon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Garcon lands a hook to the side of the head.

O Rangers pulls guard effortlessly.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Garcon avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Garcon wants to stand but O Rangers has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
O Rangers not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Garcon wants to control from the top but O Rangers keeps moving.
O Rangers looking for a sweep. Not yet O Rangers, not yet.

O Rangers working for a triangle but Garcon defends it easily.
Garcon knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for O Rangers on the ground.
Garcon preventing the sweep.
Garcon is looking to stand up but O Rangers won't let him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
O Rangers trying to control the position here.
O Rangers wants to sweep but no luck.
Garcon wants to stand but O Rangers is controlling his posture from full guard.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
O Rangers keeping moving, preventing Garcon from controlling successfully.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Garcon with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
O Rangers misses with a right hand

and Garcon counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Garcon.
O Rangers misses with the head strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Garcon lands a hook to the side of the head.
O Rangers prevents a body shot from Garcon.
Garcon struggles to land a body shot inside as O Rangers controls his hands.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, O Rangers creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Garcon lands a body shot.
Garcon tries to throw a body punch but O Rangers avoids it by throwing Garcon back against the cage.
Garcon lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A right hand to the body from O Rangers.
O Rangers prevents a body shot from Garcon.
Garcon lands a right hand that snaps the head of O Rangers backwards.
Garcon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with O Rangers's elbow.
Garcon lands a body shot in the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Garcon.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Garcon blocking some punches.
Garcon blocks an uppercut.
Garcon scores with a shot to the side of O Rangers's head.
Garcon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with O Rangers's elbow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


O Rangers stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Garcon.
O Rangers's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Garcon connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! O Rangers scrambles back to his feet.
O Rangers is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
A left lands for O Rangers.
O Rangers with a body punch. A glancing blow.
O Rangers scores with a nice strike.
Garcon loads up on a big right hand but O Rangers slips the punch.
O Rangers appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Garcon walks into a straight right hand from O Rangers.
Garcon is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Garcon scoring well with a low kick there.

O Rangers moves into the clinch.
O Rangers tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Garcon's elbow.
Garcon misses with a body punch.
Garcon lands a left hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Garcon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Garcon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Garcon as O Rangers tries to tie him up.
Garcon presses O Rangers against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Garcon misses with the head strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Garcon.
Garcon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
O Rangers gets through Garcon's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
O Rangers tries to stall but Garcon uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
O Rangers controlling the action here for a moment.
A head punch on the inside from Garcon fails to land.
Garcon is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that O Rangers can do to turn this around?
O Rangers tries to throw a body punch but Garcon avoids it by throwing O Rangers back against the cage.
Garcon tries to work over O Rangers's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short left from Garcon.
Garcon can't find room to land a body shot as O Rangers controls the action.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
O Rangers swings wildly with an uppercut but Garcon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Garcon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Garcon's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
O Rangers lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Garcon.
O Rangers has Garcon pressed against the cage.
O Rangers lands a hook that snaps the head of Garcon backwards.
Garcon lands with a right to the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Garcon creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Garcon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Garcon misses with a body punch.

O Rangers manages to pull guard.
O Rangers looking for a sweep. Not yet O Rangers, not yet.
Garcon tries to stand but O Rangers is controlling from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
O Rangers trying to keep a closed guard but Garcon is proving a slippery customer.
Garcon is looking to stand up but O Rangers won't let him.

O Rangers throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Garcon not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Garcon is looking to stand up but O Rangers won't let him.
Garcon wants to stand and escape but instead O Rangers has hit a sweep and he's now on top in guard.

O Rangers stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Garcon swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Garcon is adopting a defensive guard.
Garcon is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

Garcon has an active guard here but O Rangers has managed to pass into half guard.
Garcon moves into full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Garcon throws a jab but it's blocked by O Rangers.
O Rangers is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Garcon fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but O Rangers is out of range.
Garcon tried to score with a low kick but O Rangers checks it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from O Rangers! But no joy.
O Rangers scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Tony O Rangers seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
O Rangers staying out of range there.
O Rangers throws an overhand right that lands on Garcon's shoulder, as Garcon tries to avoid the shot.
Garcon turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
O Rangers lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
O Rangers misses with a right hand
and Garcon counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
O Rangers scores with a hook to the body. Garcon takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
O Rangers missing with a left hand there. Garcon was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
O Rangers takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
O Rangers looks for a takedown but Garcon sprawls well.
O Rangers on the wrong end of a kick to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Garcon lands with a straight right. O Rangers didn't see that one coming.
Garcon walks into a jab.
O Rangers misses with a hook. Garcon ducked under it nicely.
Garcon throws a body kick that misses
letting O Rangers counter with a right hand.
Garcon lands a really nice looking cross but O Rangers seems unphased.

O Rangers moves into the clinch.
O Rangers blocks a body shot from Garcon.
Jean Paul Garcon has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Garcon lands with a left to the head.
Garcon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with O Rangers's elbow.
Garcon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Garcon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Good body shot from Garcon.
O Rangers takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
A hook to the body from O Rangers.
Garcon misses with the head strike.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Garcon here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Garcon.
O Rangers misses with a punch to the body.
A right hook to the body lands for Garcon.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Garcon.
A hook to the body from Garcon.
Garcon lands a hook that snaps the head of O Rangers backwards.
Garcon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Garcon lands a body shot in the clinch.
Garcon lands with a right to the head.
Garcon lands a right hand that snaps the head of O Rangers backwards.
Garcon lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Nice body punch from Garcon.
Garcon can't find room to land a body shot as O Rangers controls the action.
O Rangers fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Garcon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with O Rangers's elbow.
A nice right hand lands inside from Garcon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Garcon lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt O Rangers or not.
A short left from Garcon.
Garcon can't find room to land a body shot as O Rangers controls the action.
O Rangers drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Garcon gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Jean Paul Garcon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Tony O Rangers.
O Rangers tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Garcon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Garcon lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of O Rangers backwards.
O Rangers trying to stall but Garcon improves his position.
O Rangers tries to pull guard but Garcon forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Garcon misses with a short punch on the inside.
O Rangers misses with a hook to the ribs.
O Rangers is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Garcon is keeping busy.
O Rangers misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Garcon lands a body punch in the clinch.
Garcon lands a hook that snaps the head of O Rangers backwards.

O Rangers is rocked!
Garcon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
O Rangers is still on wobbly legs! Can Garcon finish him?
Garcon dips a shoulder and cracks O Rangers with a mighty uppercut! O Rangers falls back against the cage and Garcon unloads with a barrage of strikes! O Rangers is completely out with his eyes open, only supported by the cage! Save him ref! Eventually the ref decides to do his job and jumps in - Garcon screams abuse at the incompetent official before going over to celebrate with his corner. Brutal stuff!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:20 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jean Paul Garcon!
Jean Paul Garcon bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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RATING
63%

 

Event: MMMA 83 Yabaisa vs Tallon 2     
Date:   Jul 01, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Diagoro Yabaisama (ranked 83 p4p, 2 weight class) and Sean Tallon (ranked 278 p4p, 7 weight class). Yabaisama comes to the cage accompanied by Liquid Swords. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

163 cm
35
137 lbs
24 - 14 - 2
169 cm
41
128 lbs
59 - 27 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System
Voodoo Nutrition

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of London, Diagoro Yabaisama!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 59 wins, 27 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yabaisama takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Yabaisama lands a jab to the head.
Tallon slips under a jab.
Yabaisama swings away with a body shot that misses
and Tallon counters with a nice body shot.
Tallon 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.
Tallon throws a nice outside leg kick.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
A swing and a miss from Yabaisama.
Tallon feints a counter leg kick.
Yabaisama misses with a kick to the body.
Tallon scores with a nice right hand.
Yabaisama jabs at Tallon's body.
Yabaisama just misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Yabaisama scores with a kick to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yabaisama turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yabaisama. Tallon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tallon throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
It looked like Yabaisama wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Yabaisama moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Yabaisama lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tallon at a distance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon throws a low kick but it's checked well by Yabaisama.
It appears Yabaisama was looking to counter with a kick there.
Yabaisama has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Dr Hatsumi's Clinic in the buildup to the fight.
Yabaisama takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Yabaisama throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Tallon throws out a counter right but Yabaisama avoids it with no problem.
Yabaisama feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tallon's calf.
Yabaisama uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Tallon has time to react.
Tallon looks to land a right hand but Yabaisama moved out of range.
Yabaisama tries to score with a low kick but Tallon moves his leg out of the way.
Yabaisama stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tallon.
Yabaisama throws a jab but it's blocked by Tallon.
Yabaisama takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tallon circles away from the clinch attempt.
Yabaisama cracks Tallon with a good jab.
Yabaisama misses with a low kick.
The fighters circling - Yabaisama throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Yabaisama lands a leg kick that knocks Tallon off balance momentarily.
Tallon lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Yabaisama.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon tries to work over Yabaisama's front leg with a kick but Yabaisama checks it.
Tallon takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Yabaisama looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tallon has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Tallon scores with a kick to the body.
Tallon pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Yabaisama steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Tallon. That one must have hurt.
Yabaisama checks the leg kick nicely there.
Tallon on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Yabaisama. Yabaisama obviously looking to wear him down.
Tallon throws a front kick aimed at Yabaisama's knee but Yabaisama avoids it well.
Tallon connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Tallon connects with a right hand. Yabaisama shakes it off.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yabaisama swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Yabaisama tries to clinch up.
Yabaisama tries to land a body kick
and Tallon counters with an inside leg kick.
Tallon lands with a thumping leg kick.
Yabaisama misses the jab.
Yabaisama tries to land a front kick but Tallon steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws a nice outside leg kick.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yabaisama was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
A little feinted left hand from Yabaisama on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Yabaisama tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tallon was well out of range. Poor timing from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tallon lands a head shot.
Yabaisama throws a looping overhand right but Tallon ducks down to avoid it.
Yabaisama throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
A chopping leg kick lands by Yabaisama.
Yabaisama lunges at Tallon with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Tallon's hand.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Yabaisama 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 Tallon has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tallon and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Yabaisama swings for the body but Tallon moves out of range.
Yabaisama lunges at Tallon with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Tallon's hand.
Yabaisama throws a big shot that misses.
Tallon thuds a left hand into Yabaisama's body.
Yabaisama connects with a leg kick. Tallon looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yabaisama checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Tallon throws the left hand but Yabaisama avoids the punch easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yabaisama throws a nice inside leg kick.
A slow jab from Tallon misses its intended target.
Yabaisama uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Tallon blocks the body kick.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yabaisama moves away.
Yabaisama takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Yabaisama chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Yabaisama throws a low kick but Tallon moves out of range easily.
Yabaisama moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tallon.
Yabaisama scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Tallon slips under a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tallon changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Tallon is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Tallon scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Yabaisama doesn't seem bothered though.
Tallon feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Yabaisamas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Yabaisama throws a lazy head kick
and Tallon counters with a straight right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yabaisama thuds a left hand into Tallon's body.
Yabaisama takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Yabaisama connects with the punch.
Tallon swings widly with a right hand
enabling Yabaisama to counter with a crisp jab.
Nice cross by Tallon.
Yabaisama with a hook.
Tallon throws a half hearted mid kick.
A low kick from Tallon misses
and Yabaisama counters with a stiff right hand.
Tallon checks a leg kick.
Yabaisama keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yabaisama throws a body kick that misses.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Yabaisama.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yabaisama will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Yabaisama missing with a left hand there. Tallon was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tallon takes a swing at Yabaisama's ribcage but misses.
Yabaisama throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tallon.
Yabaisama wants to slow Tallon down by chopping away at his legs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yabaisama takes one to the side of the head.
Yabaisama takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yabaisama. Tallon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tallon tries to clinch up but Yabaisama circles away and keeps his distance.
Tallon lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tallon lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Yabaisama buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Tallon scores with the left hand. Yabaisama knows he should have avoided that one.
Tallon takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Tallon connects with an inside leg kick.
Yabaisama avoids the head kick by Tallon.
Yabaisama pushes Tallon away with a front kick.
Yabaisama tried to score with a low kick but Tallon checks it.
Diagoro Yabaisama is winning the standup battle so far.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon throws a hook but Yabaisama avoids it easily.
Nice body kick there by Tallon.
Yabaisama throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick from Yabaisama misses.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yabaisama moves away.
Yabaisama seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Yabaisama rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Tallon moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Nice straight punches there by Tallon. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Tallon.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama scores with a nice head shot.
Tallon throws a wild body kick that Yabaisama sees coming a mile off.
Yabaisama scoring well with a low kick there.
Yabaisama tried to score with a low kick but Tallon checks it.
Tallon works Yabaisama's body with a nice hook.
Yabaisama throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
Yabaisama lands a leg kick that knocks Tallon off balance momentarily.
A jab from Yabaisama misses.
Tallon digs a good body shot into Yabaisama's ribs.
Tallon connects with an inside leg kick.
Yabaisama throws a body shot but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands a nice shot to the body.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon throws a quick inside leg kick.
Tallon delivers a nice body kick.

Tallon closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Yabaisama works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Tallon lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Yabaisama misses with a punch on the inside.
Yabaisama tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Yabaisama digs a right hand underneath Tallon's ribcage. Tallon let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Yabaisama blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Yabaisama tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
A left hand lands to the body for Yabaisama.
Stalling in the clinch from Yabaisama.
Tallon's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tallon managing to block the knees to the body from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tallons head.
Yabaisama can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yabaisama misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Yabaisama controls the action.
Tallon avoiding damage as Yabaisama throws knees to the body.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Yabaisama.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tallon.
A right hand to the body from Tallon.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Yabaisama tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tallon's elbow.
Yabaisama tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Yabaisama lands a left hand.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon lands a nice uppercut.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yabaisama lands a right hand.
Yabaisama doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Yabaisama controls his hands.
Yabaisama misses with the head strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yabaisama displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tallon throws out the jab.
It appears Yabaisama was looking to counter with a kick there.
Yabaisama looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
Tallon keeps the fight on the outside.
Yabaisama lands a glancing blow to the side of Tallon's head.
Tallon is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Yabaisama rather than just go for the knockout.
Yabaisama stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tallon.
Yabaisama listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Tallon tries to clinch but Yabaisama moves out of range.
Yabaisama looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tallon slips under a jab from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama is looking to land body kicks.
Tallon lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yabaisama looks for the body kick but Tallon saw that one coming.
Tallon is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Tallon cracks a nice hook into Yabaisama's ribs.
Yabaisama chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tallon can pounce on him.
Yabaisama pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tallon is out of range and Yabaisama settles back down.
Tallon throws a leg kick that is checked
and Yabaisama counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Yabaisama misses with a straight right.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Yabaisama clinches with his opponent.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Yabaisama's ribcage. Yabaisama let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama misses with the head strike.
A right hand to the body from Yabaisama.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Yabaisama tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tallon's elbow.
A shot in the inside from Yabaisama.
A nice left hand lands by Tallon.
Tallon's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Yabaisama.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon digs a right hand into Yabaisama's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Yabaisama's gas tank.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yabaisama blocks an uppercut.
Yabaisama works on Tallon's body with a couple of short punches.
Yabaisama can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
Yabaisama is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Yabaisama is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Yabaisama misses with a hook from the clinch.
Yabaisama swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Yabaisama.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yabaisama.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Yabaisama throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Yabaisama presses Tallon against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Yabaisama backwards.
Tallon pushes Yabaisama back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yabaisama lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Yabaisama working aggressively here.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Yabaisama tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tallon's elbow.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Yabaisama blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Yabaisama controls the action.
Diagoro Yabaisama has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Yabaisama tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Tallon lands a right hand that snaps the head of Yabaisama backwards.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Yabaisama controls the action.
Tallon lands a left hand.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Yabaisama backwards.
Yabaisama throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tallons head.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Yabaisama controls his hands.
Yabaisama tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Yabaisama softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tallon scores with a nice hook to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yabaisama lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yabaisama struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Yabaisama makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Yabaisama doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Yabaisama backwards.
Tallon is working Yabaisama over against the cage.
Tallon scores with a nice hook to the head.
Tallon blocking some punches.
A short body shot lands from Yabaisama as the two fighters clinch.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Yabaisama tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Yabaisama swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Yabaisama throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Tallon blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Yabaisama prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Yabaisama blocks a punch to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Diagoro Yabaisama clearly takes 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.


Yabaisama checks a leg kick.
Tallon misses with the combination.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Tallon checks a leg kick.
Tallon tries to counter with a clinch but Yabaisama shakes him off and moves away.
Tallon throws the left hand but Yabaisama avoids the punch easily.
Tallon looks to throw the jab but Yabaisama is out of range.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tallon swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Yabaisama scores with a nice head shot.
Yabaisama tried to score with a low kick but Tallon checks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yabaisama wants to slow Tallon down by chopping away at his legs.
Yabaisama looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
A nice side step and Tallon releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Tallon connects with a body shot.
Tallon punishes Yabaisama's body with a nice straight punch.
Yabaisama throws a nice head kick!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon motions for Yabaisama to come forward. Tallon throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Yabaisama throws a good cross that connects.
Yabaisama ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Tallon cracks a nice hook into Yabaisama's ribs.
Tallon dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Yabaisama. That did some damage!

Yabaisama clinches with his opponent.
Tallon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Yabaisama goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Yabaisama blocks a body shot from Tallon.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Yabaisama.
Yabaisama lands a nice shot to the body.
Yabaisama tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Yabaisama's elbow.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Yabaisama backwards.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Yabaisama lands a body punch in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yabaisama working aggressively here.
Yabaisama tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A nice right hand lands inside from Yabaisama.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Yabaisama trying to land knees to the body.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Yabaisama avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon tries a body shot but Yabaisama blocks it.
Tallon tries to work over Yabaisama's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Yabaisama swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yabaisama swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Yabaisama controls the action.
Yabaisama is leaning against Tallon and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Yabaisama tries to land a knee to the head but Tallon blocks with his arms.
Yabaisama tries to throw a body punch but Tallon avoids it by throwing Yabaisama back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tallon creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Yabaisama.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Yabaisama controls the action.
Yabaisama blocking some punches.
Yabaisama struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tallon.
Yabaisama blocks an uppercut.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Yabaisama with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
A right hand to the body from Tallon.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Yabaisama avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Yabaisama lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Yabaisama misses with some punches.
Yabaisama blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon tries to work over Yabaisama's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon lands with a light punch inside.
Yabaisama lands a body shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Yabaisama digs a right hand into Tallon's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Tallon's gas tank.
Yabaisama doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Yabaisama lands a body punch.
Yabaisama gets through Tallon's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Yabaisama softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Yabaisama makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tallon tries to work over Yabaisama's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Diagoro Yabaisama will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Yabaisama pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Yabaisama scores with a jab to the jaw.
Tallon lands a nice shot to the body.
Yabaisama blocks a jab.
Tallon pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Tallon. Yabaisama shrugs it off though.
Tallon fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Tallon staying out of range there.
Tallon tries a quick counter leg kick but Yabaisama is wise to it.
Tallon takes a swing at Yabaisama's ribcage but misses.
Tallon throws a solid leg kick but Yabaisama takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Tallon.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yabaisama tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tallon was well out of range. Poor timing from Yabaisama.

Tallon gets tackled into the cage by Yabaisama. Yabaisama maintains the clinch.
Yabaisama lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yabaisama.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A nice left hand lands by Tallon.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Tallon.
Yabaisama is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Tallon is defending well for now.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Yabaisama goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Tallon pushes Yabaisama back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Yabaisama lands a shoulder strike.
Tallon tries a body shot but Yabaisama blocks it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Yabaisama.
Yabaisama makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Yabaisama has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Yabaisama blocks an uppercut.
Yabaisama is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Tallon is defending well for now.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Tallon throws a punch but it's blocked by Yabaisama.
Yabaisama blocking some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Yabaisama's ribcage. Yabaisama let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Sean Tallon has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Yabaisama controls his hands.
Still in the clinch, Tallon scores with a nice short uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon lands a body shot.
Tallon lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Yabaisama lands a left hand.
Yabaisama working aggressively here.
Yabaisama blocking some punches.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tallon.
Tallon throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A right hook to the body lands for Tallon.
Nice body punch from Tallon.
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.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yabaisama.
Yabaisama misses with a punch to the body.
Yabaisama scores with a shot to the side of Tallon's head.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
Yabaisama slowing the pace effectively.
Yabaisama tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tallon's elbow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yabaisama goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Yabaisama tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Yabaisama goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A body shot lands from Yabaisama.
Tallon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Tallon lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Yabaisama backwards.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Yabaisama tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Yabaisama struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
A nice left hand lands by Tallon.
Yabaisama lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Yabaisama.
Tallon tries to work over Yabaisama's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Yabaisama avoiding damage.
A right hook to the body lands for Yabaisama.
Yabaisama lands a hook to the side of the head.
Yabaisama misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon lands with a right to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yabaisama prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Yabaisama fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Yabaisama blocking some punches.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Yabaisama.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A short left from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Yabaisama scores with a shoulder strike.
Yabaisama lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Yabaisama misses with some punches.
Yabaisama tries to throw a body punch but Tallon avoids it by throwing Yabaisama back against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Yabaisama blocking some punches.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Sean Tallon.
Well Yabaisama has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Diagoro Yabaisama!

Diagoro Yabaisama retains his bantamweight title!
Diagoro Yabaisama tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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Event: DFLLA#1 Furia vs Trew     
Date:   Jun 30, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Shepherd Bushiri (ranked 74 p4p, 9 weight class) and Zang Zhai (ranked 544 p4p, 68 weight class). Zhai comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Sampans kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Shepherd Bushiri has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

172 cm
29
135 lbs
15 - 3 - 1
169 cm
32
146 lbs
19 - 15 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Shepherd Bushiri!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Zang Zhai!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bushiri throws a hook but Zhai avoids it easily.
Bushiri comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Bushiri takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Zhai is looking to land body kicks.
Bushiri slips a jab from Zhai.
A slow jab from Zhai misses its intended target.
Bushiri throws a nice inside leg kick.
Good leg kick by Bushiri there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Bushiri turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Bushiri closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Zhai throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Zhai.
Zhai misses with a straight left.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Zhai with a jab.
Bushiri throws a jab when Zhai was well out of range.
Zhai fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bushiri manages to avoid it.
Zhai tries to work over Bushiri's front leg with a kick but Bushiri checks it.
Bushiri looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Zhai closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Zhai just misses with a punch to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Bushiri checks a leg kick.
Bushiri ducks under a wild hook from Zhai.
Bushiri looks to throw the jab but Zhai is out of range.
As Bushiri backs off Zhai throws a huge counter combo but Bushiri manages to avoid it all.
Zhai connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Zhai bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Bushiri avoids the body shot from Zhai.
A decent looking cross lands there for Bushiri.
Bushiri just misses with a punch to the body.
Zhai feints a counter leg kick.
Bushiri throws a leg kick but Zhai checks it.
Bushiri steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Zhai.
As Zhai looks to move away, Bushiri throws a big counter combo but Zhai just gets out of the way.
Zhai ducks under a wild hook from Bushiri.
Bushiri takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Nice body kick from Zhai.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bushiri comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bushiri misses with a body shot.
Bushiri lands with a hook. Zhai tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Bushiri connects with a right hand. Zhai shakes it off.
A big left from Zhai misses.
As Zhai tries to get set, Bushiri tries to push him back and clinch up but Zhai manages to avoid the attempt.
Zhai with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Bushiri fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Bushiri scores with a sloppy right hand. Zhai should have avoided that one.
A bone on bone clash there as Zhai blocks the leg kick.
Bushiri looks to score with a jab to the body but Zhai is just out of range.
A bone on bone clash there as Bushiri blocks the leg kick.
Zhai feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Bushiri's calf.
Bushiri connects with a leg kick. Zhai looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Bushiri throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
It seemed like Zhai was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Zhai throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Zhai misses with a looping right.
Bushiri chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Zhai can pounce on him.
Bushiri connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Zhai throws a good cross that connects.
Zhai throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Bushiri sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Bushiri misses with a head kick.
Zhai flicks out a counter leg kick but Bushiri steps away.
Bushiri takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Zhai throws a leg kick but Bushiri sees it coming and moves out of range.
Bushiri tried to counter with a leg kick but Zhai avoided it.
Zhai ducks under a wild hook from Bushiri.
Zhai wants to land a leg kick but Bushiri is out of range.
Zhai attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Bushiri keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Bushiri, right into the meat.
Zhai throws a body kick that misses
and Bushiri counters with a stiff right hand.
Bushiri throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Zhai with a body punch. A glancing blow.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bushiri throws a head kick that misses.
Bushiri blocks a low kick nicely.
Zhai checks a leg kick nicely.
Zhai cracks the inside of Bushiri's front leg.
Zhai blocks the body kick.
Zhai tried to score with a low kick but Bushiri checks it.
Zhai misses with a hook. Bushiri ducked under it nicely.
Bushiri sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Zhai is looking to clinch.
Bushiri takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Bushiri avoids the head kick by Zhai.
A bone on bone clash there as Zhai blocks the leg kick.
Bushiri misses with a body kick.
It seemed like Zhai was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Bushiri is looking to score with low kicks.
Zhai throws out a counter right but Bushiri avoids it with no problem.
Zhai throws a leg kick which misses Bushiri's front leg but catches the back leg as Bushiri tries to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Zang Zhai will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Zhai.
Bushiri chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Bushiri walks into a left hand.
Zhai misses with a straight left.
Bushiri swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Zhai scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Bushiri takes one to the side of the head.
Bushiri throws a body kick, spinning off balance
letting Zhai counter with a right hand.
Bushiri misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Zhai.

Bushiri fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Zhai, pushing him back against the cage.
Zhai tries to throw a body punch but Bushiri avoids it by throwing Zhai back against the cage.
Zhai lands with a left to the head.
A shot in the inside from Bushiri.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Zhai.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Zhai misses with the head strike.
Bushiri misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Zhai swings wildly with an uppercut but Bushiri uses good head movement to avoid it.
A nice left hand lands by Zhai.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri lands a body punch in the clinch.
Bushiri prevents a body shot from Zhai.
Bushiri lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Bushiri will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Bushiri tries to throw a body punch but Zhai avoids it by throwing Bushiri back against the cage.
Bushiri prevents a body shot from Zhai.
A nice right hand lands inside from Bushiri.
Nice body punch from Zhai - that landed with a thud.
Zhai misses with a hook to the ribs.
Zhai lands a shoulder strike.

Zhai manages to break the clinch.
Bushiri pushes Zhai away with a front kick.
Bushiri throws a leg kick but Zhai sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Bushiri tries to clinch but Zhai is having none of it.
Zhai lands with a cross.
Zhai throws a jab when Bushiri was well out of range.
Bushiri was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Zhai connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Zhai with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Zang Zhai seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Zhai is looking to land body kicks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Zhai.
Zhai getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Zhai on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Zhai thuds his shin into the meat of Bushiri's side.
Zhai has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Bushiri throws a head kick that misses.
Zhai scores with a nice strike.

Bushiri is rocked!
Bushiri dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Zhai bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Oh Bushiri is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Bushiri swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bushiri seems to have got his legs back now.
Zhai swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Zhai throws a leg kick which misses Bushiri's front leg but catches the back leg as Bushiri tries to avoid it.
Zhai misses with a left hand
and Bushiri counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Bushiri closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Bushiri lands with an uppercut that bounces Zhai off the cage and back into range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Zhai.
Zhai uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Bushiri.
Sloppy strikes from Bushiri. Those never looked like landing.
Zhai looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Zhai misses with a hook.
Bushiri throws a leg kick that misses.
Bushiri tries to clinch but Zhai moves out of range.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Zhai looks for the body kick but Bushiri saw that one coming.
Zhai connects with a single shot there.
Zhai ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Zhai lands a jab to Bushiri's midsection.
Zhai closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Zhai blocks a leg kick.
Bushiri avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Zhai lands the left hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Bushiri.
Bushiri works the jab nicely.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Zhai looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Zang Zhai seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Zhai keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Zhai swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Bushiri tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Zhai throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Bushiri sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Zhai feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Bushiri's calf.
Bushiri misses with a looping right.
Zhai connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Bushiri fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Zhai checks it well.
Bushiri tries to clinch up.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Both fighters circling a little - Zhai finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Zhai misses the body punch
and Bushiri counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Zhai wants to clinch up but Bushiri keeps it at a distance.
Bushiri bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Zang Zhai showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Bushiri's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Bushiri takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Bushiri doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Zhai slips under a jab from Bushiri.
Nice shot by Zhai.
Zhai scores with a decent looking hook.
A shot to the body from Bushiri misses
and Zhai counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Bushiri swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Zhai throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Bushiri sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Bushiri looks to throw the jab but Zhai is out of range.
Zhai gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Bushiri.
Zhai throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Zhai uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bushiri.
Zhai bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Zhai misses the jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Zhai throws a low kick but Bushiri avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Zhai scores with a jab to the body.
A jab from Bushiri misses.
Zhai feints and then cracks Bushiri's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Bushiri down.
Bushiri is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Bushiri chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Bushiri walks into a left hand.
Zhai throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Bushiri stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Bushiri misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Zhai.
Bushiri takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Zhai misses with a wild body shot.
Bushiri 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.
Zhai pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Bushiri tried to counter with a leg kick but Zhai avoided it.
Bushiri connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Zhai avoids the head kick by Bushiri.
A swing and a miss from Zhai.
Zhai misses with a looping right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Zhai swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Zhai takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Zhai misses with a left hand
and Bushiri cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Zhai thows a left - swing and a miss!
Zhai lands a really nice looking cross but Bushiri seems unphased.
Zhai lands a nice hook to Bushiri's body. Bushiri takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A cross from Zhai lands.
Bushiri looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Bushiri tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Bushiri is looking to chop away at Zhai's legs.
Zhai throws out a loose jab but Bushiri uses good head movement to avoid it.
Zhai throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Zhai. Bushiri does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bushiri fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Bushiri tries to close the distance and clinch but Zhai swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Zhai ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Zhai misses with a body shot
and Zhai takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Zhai loads up on a big right hand but Bushiri slips the punch.
Bushiri fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Zhai.
Zhai thows a left - swing and a miss!
Zhai throws a jab when Bushiri was well out of range.
A big left from Bushiri misses.
Zhai moves away from the strike by Bushiri.
Zhai missing with a left hand there. Bushiri was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Zhai misses with a low kick.
The crowd cheers as Zhai lands an impressive looking overhand right. Bushiri doesn't seem phased though.
Bushiri lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
A nice combination there by Zhai.
Bushiri is looking to chop away at Zhai's legs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Zhai scores with a hook to the body. Bushiri takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A low kick from Zhai is predictable there
enabling Bushiri to counter with a crisp jab.
Bushiri throws a jab when Zhai was well out of range.
Zhai doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Bushiri throws a solid leg kick but Zhai takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Bushiri.
Zhai uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Bushiri.
Zhai flicks out a counter leg kick but Bushiri steps away.
Zhai scores with a leg kick.
Bushiri slips under a jab.
Bushiri seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Bushiri throws a body shot but no joy.
Bushiri takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Zhai throws a leg kick
and Bushiri counters with an outside leg kick.
Bushiri on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Zhai misses with a looping right.
Nice uppercut there from Zhai.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Bushiri connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Zhai momentarily.
Zhai throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Bushiri was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Zhai throws a jab but it's blocked by Bushiri.
Zhai goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
A bone on bone clash there as Zhai blocks the leg kick.
Zhai bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Zhai uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bushiri.
Zhai lands an overhand right.
Zhai lands with a hook. Bushiri tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Zhai throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Zhai fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Bushiri looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Bushiri shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Bushiri avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Zhai on the wrong end of a nice hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Zhai fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bushiri manages to avoid it.
Nice defenses there by Zhai.
Zhai connects with a body shot that sends Bushiri's belly button to the back.
Bushiri checks a leg kick.
Bushiri appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Zhai throws a body kick that misses
and Bushiri counters with a nice uppercut.
Zhai lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Bushiri tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Zhai connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Zhai throws a leg kick
and Bushiri counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Zhai takes one to the side of the head.
Zhai misses with a body kick.
Bushiri uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Zhai.
Zhai works Bushiri's body with a nice hook.
Bushiri throws a right and a left that both miss.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Zhai looks for the body kick but Bushiri saw that one coming.
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!
Zhai throws a sloppy head kick and Bushiri moves out of range easily.
Zhai digs a good body shot into Bushiri's ribs.
Zhai fails to land with a series of punches.
Zhai uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Bushiri.
Bushiri turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Bushiri works the jab nicely.
Zhai moves out of range of the body kick.
Zhai looks to land a body kick but Bushiri moved away.
As Zhai tries to get set, Bushiri tries to push him back and clinch up but Zhai manages to avoid the attempt.
Zhai takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Zhai turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Bushiri slips a jab from Zhai.
Bushiri throwing a counter right hand but Zhai manages to avoid it.
Bushiri checks a leg kick.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Zhai - that will leave a mark!

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Bushiri moves into the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Bushiri.
Bushiri tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A right hook to the body lands for Zhai.
Zhai lands an uppercut.
Nice body punch from Bushiri - that landed with a thud.
Zhai lands a hook to the side of the head.
Zhai misses with a hook from the clinch.
Zhai lands a body shot in the clinch.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Zhai lands with a left to the head.
Bushiri tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Bushiri gets through Zhai's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Bushiri tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Zhai's elbow.
Zhai lands with a short shot to the head.
Bushiri lands a left hand that snaps the head of Zhai backwards.
Bushiri softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A nice left hand lands by Zhai.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Zhai misses with a body punch.
Zhai lands a right hand that snaps the head of Bushiri backwards.
Zhai struggles to land a body shot inside as Bushiri controls his hands.
Zang Zhai seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Zhai pushes Bushiri back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Zhai tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Bushiri misses with some punches.
Zhai misses with a hook from the clinch.
Zhai tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Bushiri's elbow.
Zhai struggles to land a body shot inside as Bushiri controls his hands.
Zhai has a couple of punches blocked by Bushiri.
Zhai misses with a hook to the ribs.
Zhai has a couple of punches blocked by Bushiri.
Bushiri misses with some punches.
Bushiri blocks an elbow strike.
Bushiri tries to work over Zhai's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Bushiri tries to work over Zhai's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Bushiri lands a nice uppercut.
Bushiri has a couple of punches blocked by Zhai.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Zang Zhai dominated that fourth round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Bushiri wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Zhai.
Zhai scoring well with a low kick there.
Bushiri throws an off balance right hand
and Zhai counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Bushiri avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Zhai fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Bushiri looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Zhai rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Bushiri counters with a nice uppercut.
Zhai misses with a hook.
Zhai avoids the head kick by Bushiri.
It seemed like Zhai was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Bushiri displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Bushiri lands an overhand right.
Zhai takes a swing at Bushiri's ribcage but misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bushiri just misses with a punch to the body.
Good standup being displayed there by Zhai as he connects with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Zhai uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Bushiri has time to react.
Zhai explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Bushiri throws a quick inside leg kick.
Zhai delivers a nice body kick.
Bushiri tries to clinch up but Zhai circles away and keeps his distance.
Zhai has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Bushiri.
Bushiri buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Zhai misses with a body kick.
Bushiri avoids the body shot from Zhai.
Bushiri half committed to a counter leg kick.
A punch lands to the side of Bushiri 's head but he takes it in his stride.
A telegraphed right hand from Bushiri misses the target.
Bushiri swings widly with a right hand
and Zhai counters with a right hand to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Bushiri clinches up against the cage.
Shepherd Bushiri has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri blocks an elbow strike from Zhai.
Bushiri doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Bushiri tries a body shot but Zhai blocks it.
Bushiri lands a hook to the side of the head.
Zhai misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Zhai lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
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.
Bushiri tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Zhai can't find room to land a body shot as Bushiri controls the action.
Bushiri misses with a punch to the body.
Bushiri lands a right hand.
Zhai softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Zhai softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Bushiri misses with a body punch.
Bushiri struggles to land a body shot inside as Zhai controls his hands.
Zhai misses with the head strike.
Bushiri lands a right hand that snaps the head of Zhai backwards.
Bushiri doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Bushiri tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri misses with a body punch.
Zhai scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Bushiri prevents a body shot from Zhai.

Zhai breaks from the clinch.
Bushiri on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Bushiri walks into a stiff left hand from Zhai.
Bushiri tries a low kick but Zhai avoids it.
Bushiri throws out a leg kick but Zhai moves out of range and Bushiri only half commits.
Bushiri throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Zhai punishes Bushiri's body with a nice straight punch.
Zhai lands a leg kick that knocks Bushiri off balance momentarily.
Bushiri ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Zhai moves away.
Zhai throws a front kick that sends Bushiri stumbling back into the cage.
A big left from Zhai misses.
Bushiri takes a swing at Zhai's ribcage but misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Zhai lands a jab to the head.
Bushiri connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bushiri throws a jab when Zhai was well out of range.
Zhai appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Zhai dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Zhai ducks under a wild hook from Bushiri.
Zhai keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Bushiri.
Zhai with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Bushiri fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Zhai is out of range.
Bushiri looks to land a right hand but Zhai moved out of range.
And Zhai responds with a good body kick, but Bushiri manages to step out the way in time.
Bushiri checks a leg kick.
An inside leg kick from Zhai misses.
Bushiri circles away from the clinch attempt.
Bushiri showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Zhai.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Zang Zhai!

Zang Zhai is the new featherweight champion!
After winning the bout, Zang Zhai 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: PFC 49 Com vs Darkk*     
Date:   Jun 30, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Watsz Mawe (ranked 1310 p4p, 138 weight class) and Harry Daebak (ranked 1743 p4p, 183 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

170 cm
29
160 lbs
10 - 7 - 0
170 cm
27
141 lbs
8 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Watsz Mawe!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Harry Daebak!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, Russell Pearce and Dean Styles.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Daebak avoids the body shot from Mawe.

Mawe closes the distance and clinches.
Daebak misses with a body punch.
Daebak throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Mawes head.

Mawe has managed to pull guard. Let's see whether he can work an aggressive guard. It will also be interesting to see what tactics Daebak uses from the top position.
Daebak has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Mawe is proving hard to escape from.
Mawe pulls Daebak in to control the position.
Daebak content to stall in guard here.
Mawe tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Mawe seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Daebak tries to stand but Mawe is controlling from the bottom.
Daebak engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Mawe bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Daebak's guard.


That's one minute gone in the round.
Daebak controls Mawe momentarily but Mawe frees himself.
Mawe connects with a couple of short punches.
Daebak wants to get back to his feet but Mawe 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.
Daebak pulls Mawe in close to prevent any damage.
Daebak avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Mawe passes Daebak's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Daebak is looking to escape.

Mawe wants to work for an arm triangle but Daebak is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Daebak is looking to escape.

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.
Mawe lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Daebak wants to control but Mawe is keeping busy.
Mawe wants to control but Daebak is keeping him busy.
Daebak blocking the ground and pound attempt from Mawe.
Mawe wants to lay and pray for a moment but Daebak keeps working.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Daebak can do anything to dispel that myth.
Daebak avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Mawe.

Mawe seems to be working for a kimura but Daebak defends the submission attempt.
Daebak is trying to stand back up but Mawe is controlling him
Mawe tries to pass the half guard into mount. Daebak knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Daebak tries to kick Mawe off in order to stand up. Mawe Avoids the leg push though and dives into side control.
Mawe landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Daebak taking a bit of punishment here - Mawe scoring with strikes.
Daebak wants to get back to his feet but Mawe drags him back down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Daebak is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Mawe off and has taken his back!
Daebak really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Mawe. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Daebak wants to stand back up.
You know, I was talking to some of our celebrities at ringside tonight and they were split right down the middle on who was going to win this fight.
Daebak wants to stand up but Mawe is stuck to his back.
Daebak is not going to allow Mawe to sit and survive in this position.
Daebak looking to hold on to the position here but Mawe rolls and ends up regaining guard.
Daebak trying to stand up but can't free himself from Mawe's guard.
Daebak must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Mawe looking for a sweep. Not yet Mawe, not yet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Daebak tries to stand but Mawe is controlling from the bottom.
Daebak is using up a lot of energy trying to get back to his feet. Perhaps he should improve his position first.
Daebak sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Mawe has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Daebak has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Mawe is proving hard to escape from.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mawe is trying to control the position but Daebak postures up.
Daebak trying to stand up but can't free himself from Mawe's guard.

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

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


Daebak tries to clinch but Mawe moves out of range.

Mawe changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Daebak looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Daebak wants to get back to his feet but Mawe is dominant here and he's now got Daebak's back!
Daebak is keeping busy.
Daebak is trying to get back to his feet but he's not managed it yet.
Daebak is defending well here and trying to improve his position.
Mawe scores with punches to the body.
Mawe is throwing strikes from the back here. Oh that last one was to the back of the head. Mawe gets a warning from the referee. He throws another strike to the back of the head straight away though and the referee has seen enough. He breaks up the two fighters and stands them back up. Mawe gets a real talking to here and is lucky not to get a point deducted. Mawe apologises and we restart here on the feet.
Daebak throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
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!
Daebak stuffs the takedown attempt from Mawe. Mawe gets slowly back to his feet.
Daebak throws an off balance right hand
and Mawe counters with a one-two to the body.
Mawe needs to keep his hands up - Daebak had a free shot at his head there.

Mawe pushes Daebak up against the cage in a clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A right hook to the body lands for Daebak.
Mawe tries for a takedown but Daebak manages to get underhooks.

Mawe drags the fight down to the ground.
Daebak wants to stand but Mawe has a closed guard, so he can't escape.

Mawe is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Daebak is aware though and is defending well.
Daebak wants to stand but Mawe has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
Daebak wants to stand and escape but instead Mawe has hit a sweep and he's now on top in guard.

Mawe tries to free his leg and advance position but Daebak is retaining full guard.
Mawe is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Daebak can do to turn this around?
Daebak is looking to stand up but Mawe isn't so interested in that idea.
Mawe wants to pass the guard but Daebak is keeping the position.
Daebak is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mawe is looking to work some ground and pound but Daebak has wrist control.
Daebak wants to stand and escape but Mawe is having none of it.
Mawe trying to control but Daebak is working from the bottom.
Daebak is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Mawe postures up.
Mawe tries to free his leg and advance position but Daebak is retaining full guard.
Daebak keeping moving, preventing Mawe from controlling successfully.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Mawe on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Mawe darts in looking for a takedown but Daebak gets double underhooks and turns Mawe into the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Watsz Mawe. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Mawe is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Mawe tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Daebak paws at him with a jab and circles away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Daebak finds it's way through Mawe's defenses.
Mawe lands a glancing blow to the side of Daebak's head.
Daebak connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Daebak throws out a powerful jab.
Mawe throws a right and a left that both miss.
Daebak wants to counter with a clinch but Mawe pushes him away.
Daebak throws a nice inside leg kick.
Daebak connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
The fight stays on the outside here - Daebak looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Daebak stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Daebak wants it to stay on the feet.
Mawe swats away the attempt to clinch by Daebak.
It looked like Mawe was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Harry Daebak is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Daebak lands with an uppercut that bounces Mawe off the cage and back into range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mawe swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Mawe shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Daebak but Daebak pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Daebak steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Mawe.
Daebak lands a jab.
Harry Daebak seems to be getting the better of the standup.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Daebak scores with a jab to the body.
Mawe takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Daebak dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Mawe. That did some damage!
Mawe takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Daebak has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.

Mawe closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Mawe prevents Daebak from escaping the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Harry Daebak will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Mawe's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Mawe shoots in for a takedown but Daebak shows good takedown defense.
Daebak was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Daebak throws a head kick that Mawe semi-blocks.
Daebak throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Daebak throws a quick inside leg kick.
Mawe slips a jab from Daebak.
Daebak connects with a body shot that sends Mawe's belly button to the back.
Nice uppercut lands for Daebak. That snapped Mawe's head back.
Mawe misses with an uppercut.
Mawe will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Daebak connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Daebak, right into the meat.
Mawe walks into a left hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Daebak fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Daebak.

Mawe clinches up with Daebak and pushes him back against the cage.

Daebak jumps guard.
Mawe throwing strikes from guard but Daebak blocks nicely.
Daebak controlling Mawe's posture.

Daebak wriggles free and stands up.

Mawe shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Daebak pushes Mawe off looking to stand but Mawe dives back in and keeps control.
Daebak is not content to let Mawe control the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Daebak wants to get back to his feet.
Mawe working Daebak over with strikes.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Daebak manages to escape and get back to his feet!
Mawe takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Daebak lands an overhand right.
Daebak rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Mawe counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Daebak connects with a solid leg kick.
Daebak takes a swing at Mawe's ribcage but misses.
Mawe is trying hard to land a takedown here. Daebak sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Watsz Mawe. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Daebak feints and then cracks Mawe's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Mawe down.
A shot to the liver by Daebak. Beautiful body shot.
Mawe tries for a takedown but Daebak sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Watsz Mawe is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mawe looks to land a right hand but Daebak moved out of range.

Daebak closes the distance and clinches.
Daebak misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mawe blocking some punches.
Daebak misses with some punches.
Mawe is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Daebak lands a shot to the body.
Mawe jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Daebak walks away with a smile on his face. Mawe gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Daebak throws a head kick but Mawe moves out of range.
Daebak fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Mawe.
Daebak fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Mawe has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Daebak feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Mawes jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
A nice inside leg kick there by Daebak. That's going to slow Mawe down.
Daebak doesn't manage to clinch there - Mawe circles away.
Mawe is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Mawe.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mawe fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Daebak manages to avoid it.
No luck for Mawe with that takedown attempt.
Daebak tries to counter with a clinch but Mawe shakes him off and moves away.
Daebak throws a series of punches but Mawe avoids them all with ease.
Mawe was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Mawe throws a body shot but no joy.
Daebak takes a swing at Mawe's ribcage but misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Daebak throws a leg kick which misses Mawe's front leg but catches the back leg as Mawe tries to avoid it.
Daebak fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Mawe looks for a takedown but Daebak sprawls well.
Harry Daebak seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Daebak connects with a good right hand that stumbles Mawe. Mawe circles away out of range and recomposes himself.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 28:29
Judge Russell Pearce scores the fight 29:29
Judge Dean Styles scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Harry Daebak!

Harry Daebak decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: PFC 49 Com vs Darkk*     
Date:   Jun 30, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Ono Daebak (ranked 2818 p4p, 316 weight class) and Jon Snitch (ranked 2580 p4p, 290 weight class). Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Jon Snitch enters the cage!

186 cm
27
181 lbs
7 - 4 - 0
183 cm
30
173 lbs
14 - 9 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Bullet Proof System

Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ono Daebak!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jon Snitch!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, John Roberts and Anthony Taglia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Daebak uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Snitch has time to react.
Daebak fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Snitch has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Snitch fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Daebak avoids it really well and circles away.
A solid leg kick lands there for Daebak.
Snitch stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Daebak.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Daebak.
Snitch will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Snitch lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Snitch checks a leg kick.
Daebak 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.
Snitch tries to clinch but Daebak moves out of range.
Daebak connects with a body shot.
Snitch lands a head shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Snitch throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Daebak's waist but Daebak gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Snitch off to one side.
Ono Daebak has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jon Snitch.
Daebak is looking to clinch but Snitch is avoiding it.
Snitch tries to clinch but Daebak is having none of it.
Daebak moves in looking to clinch but Snitch pushes him off.
Daebak takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A jab from Snitch does it's job there.
Snitch tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Daebak counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A thudding body kick lands there by Daebak!
Snitch misses with a takedown attempt - Daebak sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Daebak jabs Snitch right on the nose. Snitch blinks but takes it well.
Snitch lands a jab to the nose.
Ono Daebak is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Daebak throws a wild body kick that Snitch sees coming a mile off.
A decent looking cross lands there for Daebak.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nice defenses there by Daebak.
Daebak swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Snitch fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Daebak looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Snitch dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Snitch is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Daebak.
Daebak throws a jab but it's blocked by Snitch.
Daebak misses with the body kick

and Snitch decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Daebak's guard.
Daebak is wriggling around but Snitch manages to pass to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Snitch prevents Daebak from standing back up.
Snitch slows the pace down in half guard.
Daebak pushes Snitch off looking to stand but Snitch dives back in and keeps control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Snitch controlling the pace.

Daebak pushes Snitch off and gets back to his feet.
A big right from Snitch misses.
Snitch throws a hook but Daebak blocks it.
Daebak goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Snitch throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Daebak tries to counter by clinching up but Snitch breaks away and moves out of range.
Snitch throws a lazy uppercut
and Daebak counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Snitch thinking.
Snitch looks to throw the jab but Daebak is out of range.
Daebak bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Snitch's head backwards.
Snitch might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Snitch tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Daebak manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Daebak misses with an uppercut.
Snitch wants to clinch
and Daebak counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Snitch wants to clinch up but Daebak keeps it at a distance.

Daebak gets in close and instigates a clinch.
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 head punch blocked on the inside by Snitch.
Still in the clinch, Daebak scores with a nice short uppercut.
The referee calls for Snitch to work.
Daebak misses with a hook to the ribs.
Snitch is struggling to control the position.
Daebak is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Daebak makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Daebak misses with a body punch.
Daebak makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Daebak tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Daebak lands with a thumping leg kick.
Snitch will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Daebak avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

Snitch clinches up with Daebak and pushes him back against the cage.
Daebak misses with some punches.
Snitch effectively controlling the action here.
Snitch tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Daebak's elbow.
Snitch taking a breather.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Daebak misses with a hook from the clinch.
Daebak throws a punch but it's blocked by Snitch.
Daebak misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Daebak misses with a hook to the ribs.
Daebak makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Daebak can't find room to land a body shot as Snitch controls the action.
Snitch pressing his opponent against the cage.
Daebak working aggressively here.
Snitch struggles to land a body shot inside as Daebak controls his hands.
Daebak lands a nice uppercut.
A short uppercut from Daebak.
Snitch can't get the takedown.
Snitch is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Daebak is keeping busy.
Daebak lands an uppercut.
Daebak doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Daebak misses with a short punch on the inside.
Come on Snitch - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Snitch lands a body punch in the clinch.
Snitch stalling the fight.
Snitch taking a breather.
Daebak throws a head punch that misses.
Snitch blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Snitch is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Daebak lands with a right to the head.
Daebak goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Daebak tries to work over Snitch's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Snitch lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Daebak or not.

Snitch turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Snitch manages to end up in side control.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Daebak wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Snitch in side control, just content to control the action for now.
Daebak wants to get back to his feet but Snitch drags him back down.
Daebak bucks up and tries to throw Snitch off but instead Snitch has got his back!
Our spies down at at Grind Time [ *Double Elite Coaches] inform us that Snitch has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Snitch is looking cool and calm here, just waiting for a good opportunity to attack and finish the fight from this dominant position.
Well, with Snitch on his back, surely it's only a matter of time before Daebak is tapping out... Can he escape the position?
Daebak trying to get back to his feet but Snitch is in full control for now.
Snitch has the hooks sunk in and you can see the will to fight slowly draining out of Daebak's body.
Daebak is trying to stand back up.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Ono Daebak 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!


Daebak ducks under a wild hook from Snitch.
Daebak takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Snitch loads up on a big right hand but Daebak slips the punch.
Daebak misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Snitch.
Snitch lands with an overhand left.
Daebak misses with a hook to the body
and Snitch counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Snitch cracks Daebak with a good jab.
Snitch slips under a jab.
Daebak looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Snitch steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Daebak.
Daebak shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
A nice side step and Snitch releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Daebak needs to keep his hands up - Snitch had a free shot at his head there.
Daebak is looking to slow Snitch down with leg kicks.
Daebak throws a leg kick
and Snitch counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Snitch keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Snitch lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Daebak backs up against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Snitch connects with a single shot there.
Snitch swings widly with a right hand
and Daebak counters with a solid body kick.
Snitch looks to throw the jab but Daebak is out of range.
Ono Daebak is winning the standup battle so far.
Snitch throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Daebak sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Daebak slips under a jab from Snitch.
Snitch connects with a right hand. Daebak shakes it off.
Snitch walks into a straight right hand from Daebak.
Snitch misses with a straight right.
Both fighters circling a little - Daebak finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Daebak circles away from the clinch attempt.
Daebak chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Nice defenses there by Daebak.
Snitch dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Daebak lands a head shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Snitch shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Daebak's guard.
Snitch won't allow Daebak to get back to his feet.
Snitch controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Daebak is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Snitch trying to control the position from guard on top but Daebak is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Daebak wants to get back to his feet but he's too absorbed in his own little project and Snitch manages to pass to side control.
Jon Snitch has got the better of the ground game so far.
Daebak tries to kick Snitch off but Snitch keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Daebak trying desperately to get back to his feet here but he's not having any joy at all. He's going to tire himself out if he's not careful.
Still in half guard, Snitch seems content to control.
Snitch trying to control the action but Daebak is working from the bottom.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Daebak, right into the meat.
Snitch scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Daebak. Snitch shrugs it off though.

Snitch rushes Daebak and presses him up against the cage.
Daebak misses with some punches.
Daebak doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Daebak swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Daebak throws a punch but it's blocked by Snitch.
Snitch looking to stall.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Daebak tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Snitch's elbow.
Daebak misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ono Daebak has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Snitch is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Daebak working aggressively here.
Snitch blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Snitch is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Daebak is keeping busy.
Daebak tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Snitch's elbow.
Jon Snitch has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Snitch is working Daebak over against the cage.

Snitch has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Daebak clear over his head and slammed him to the mat!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The crowd hopeful of a finish here - Snitch's supporters are on their feet, screaming for him to go for the rear naked choke.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 29:28
Judge John Roberts scores the fight 29:28
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ono Daebak!

Ono Daebak thanked the fans post fight for their support.
Jon Snitch spoke after the fight, saying 'This loss will make me better, I will be back.'.
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Event: DUEL#161 Bushiri vs Von Ketler     
Date:   Jun 09, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Shepherd Bushiri (ranked 155 p4p, 19 weight class) and Eksem Von Ketler (ranked 69 p4p, 8 weight class). Von Ketler has chosen Bonecracker- Shocore as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

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135 lbs
14 - 3 - 1
166 cm
29
139 lbs
20 - 6 - 0
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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 14 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Shepherd Bushiri!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Eksem Von Ketler!
The judges for this bout are Russell Pearce, Joseph Jones and Reed Andrews.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Von Ketler closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Bushiri quickly recovers to half guard.
Bushiri tries to kick Von Ketler off but Von Ketler keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Von Ketler thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Bushiri's head.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Von Ketler seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Bushiri does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Von Ketler is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Bushiri tries to kick Von Ketler off but Von Ketler keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.

Bushiri pushes Von Ketler off and gets back to his feet.
Bushiri cracks the inside of Von Ketler's front leg.
Bushiri lands a nice shot that snaps Von Ketler's head back.
Von Ketler blocks a jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Von Ketler walks into a left hand.
Bushiri throws a leg kick but Von Ketler sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Von Ketler misses with a takedown attempt - Bushiri sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Von Ketler 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.
Bushiri connects with a leg kick. Von Ketler looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
We've been informed that Von Ketler has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Bushiri lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Von Ketler keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Bushiri.
Von Ketler scores with a jab to the body.
Bushiri misses with a looping right.
Bushiri moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Von Ketler scores with a body shot.
Some bone on bone action there as Von Ketler checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Bushiri throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Von Ketler sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Von Ketler looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Bushiri is fending him off so far but Von Ketler persists. Nope, Bushiri circles away and we're back to standing.
Von Ketler cracks Bushiri with a right hand to the side of the head.
Eksem Von Ketler seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Bushiri misses with a looping right.
Von Ketler ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Von Ketler misses with a straight right.
A shot to the body from Bushiri misses
and Von Ketler counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Bushiri thinking.
Bushiri leaves Von Ketler with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Eksem Von Ketler.
Von Ketler rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Bushiri counters with a series of strikes. Von Ketler will be more careful next time no doubt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Von Ketler misses with a hook
and Bushiri counters with a stiff right hand.
Von Ketler misses with a low kick.
Von Ketler shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Bushiri eats them both and turns towards Von Ketler to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.

Bushiri gets caught napping as Von Ketler dives in and scores a takedown. Bushiri manages to retain guard.
Von Ketler is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Von Ketler throwing strikes from guard but Bushiri blocks nicely.
Bushiri is looking to stand up but Von Ketler isn't so interested in that idea.
Von Ketler seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Bushiri is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Von Ketler is controlling him.
Bushiri trying to keep a closed guard but Von Ketler is proving a slippery customer.
Von Ketler throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Bushiri works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri wants to stand up but Von Ketler is controlling him.
Bushiri seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Von Ketler working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Von Ketler postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Bushiri has Von Ketler pulled in close to control his posture.
Von Ketler content to stall in guard here.
Bushiri working a defensive guard here.

Bushiri is edging up against the cage. He's using the cage to get back to his feet. Nice work there - the fighters are clinched.
Bushiri lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Von Ketler backwards.
Bushiri lands a shoulder strike.
Von Ketler changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Bushiri fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Bushiri chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Von Ketler can pounce on him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Von Ketler misses with a lunging right hand
and Bushiri counters with a slapping leg kick.
Von Ketler lands a lovely overhand right.

Von Ketler forces Bushiri back against the cage and clinches.
Bushiri doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Von Ketler is trying to pull guard but Bushiri turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bushiri tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Bushiri fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short right from Bushiri on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Bushiri fails to land.
A shot in the inside from Bushiri.
Bushiri lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Von Ketler is trying to pull guard but Bushiri has him pressed against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Von Ketler.
Bushiri misses with a hook to the ribs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shepherd Bushiri dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Von Ketler fails with a takedown attempt.
Von Ketler shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Bushiri counters with a nice uppercut.
Von Ketler thows a left - swing and a miss!
A little feinted left hand from Bushiri on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Bushiri feints a jab promting Von Ketler to slip. Bushiri then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Von Ketler slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Von Ketler darts in looking for a takedown but Bushiri gets double underhooks and turns Von Ketler into the cage.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Eksem Von Ketler.
Von Ketler on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Bushiri. Bushiri obviously looking to wear him down.
Bushiri misses with a head kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bushiri just misses with a punch to the body.
A good leg kick by Bushiri.

Von Ketler throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Bushiri tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Von Ketler is in Bushiri's guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bushiri is looking to stand up but Von Ketler isn't so interested in that idea.
Von Ketler trying to control but Bushiri is working from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri working a defensive guard here.

Bushiri has his feet on Von Ketler's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
Bushiri is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Von Ketler.
Shepherd Bushiri is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Bushiri misses with a leg kick.
Bushiri misses with a lunging right hand
and Von Ketler counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A jab from Von Ketler does it's job there.
Von Ketler throws a sloppy body shot
and Bushiri counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Von Ketler throws a right hand that misses
and Bushiri counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Von Ketler wants to clinch up but Bushiri keeps it at a distance.
Bushiri was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Bushiri scores with the left hand. Von Ketler knows he should have avoided that one.
Bushiri doesn't manage to clinch there - Von Ketler circles away.
Von Ketler shoots in for a takedown but Bushiri shows good takedown defense.
Bushiri digs a good hook to Von Ketler's body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Von Ketler cracks a nice hook into Bushiri's ribs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri lands a glancing blow to the side of Von Ketler's head.

Von Ketler looking to score a takedown here. Bushiri is defending well but Von Ketler drives through and ends up in Bushiri's guard.
Von Ketler throwing strikes from guard but Bushiri blocks nicely.
Von Ketler throwing strikes from guard but Bushiri blocks nicely.
Bushiri is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Von Ketler can do to turn this around?
Bushiri utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Von Ketler won't allow Bushiri to get back to his feet.
Von Ketler with a flurry of punches that miss.

Bushiri has scooted to the edge of the canvas and used the cage to get back to his feet. Von Ketler has stuck on his opponent and is forcing him back against the cage.
Bushiri tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch on the inside from Von Ketler fails to land.
Bushiri has a couple of punches blocked by Von Ketler.
Von Ketler's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Bushiri doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Bushiri goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Von Ketler or not.
Bushiri pushes Von Ketler back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Bushiri throws a punch but it's blocked by Von Ketler.
Bushiri lands a right hand.
Bushiri misses with a punch to the body.
Bushiri misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch on the inside from Bushiri fails to land.
Von Ketler is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Bushiri gets underhooks to prevent Von Ketler's takedown attempt.
Von Ketler blocks a body shot from Bushiri.
Bushiri lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Bushiri struggles to land a body shot inside as Von Ketler controls his hands.
Von Ketler prevents a body shot from Bushiri.
Still in the clinch, Bushiri scores with a nice short uppercut.
Good body shot from Bushiri.
Bushiri lands with a left to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Von Ketler has clasped his hands together around Bushiri's back... aaand, he's got a takedown into side control. Nicely done.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Von Ketler prevents Bushiri from escaping the position.
Von Ketler throws an elbow but Bushiri slips to the side and avoids it well.
Bushiri is trying to control Von Ketler's posture but Von Ketler avoids it.
Von Ketler controlling the position from side mount.
Von Ketler fails to land a wild elbow strike.
You can see the frustration on Bushiri's face as Von Ketler controls the position.
Von Ketler scoring with punches and elbows.
Bushiri is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Von Ketler is controlling him well.
Bushiri trying desperately to get back to his feet here but he's not having any joy at all. He's going to tire himself out if he's not careful.
Von Ketler wants to lay and pray for a moment but Bushiri keeps working.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Von Ketler rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Bushiri moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Bushiri throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Shepherd Bushiri is winning the standup battle so far.
Von Ketler on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Bushiri takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Von Ketler throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Bushiri misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Von Ketler.
Bushiri gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Von Ketler comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Von Ketler misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Bushiri swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Von Ketler tries to clinch there but Bushiri circles away.
Bushiri avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

Von Ketler shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Von Ketler was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Bushiri manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri tries to kick Von Ketler off but Von Ketler keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.

Bushiri pushes Von Ketler off and gets back to his feet.
Von Ketler misses with a straight left.
Bushiri takes a swing at Von Ketler's ribcage but misses.
Von Ketler ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bushiri moves away.
Bushiri keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
A big right from Von Ketler misses.
Bushiri tries to close the distance and clinch up but Von Ketler swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Von Ketler shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Eksem Von Ketler.
Bushiri scores with a nice head shot.
Bushiri misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Bushiri swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bushiri scores with a shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Von Ketler misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Bushiri counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Von Ketler tries to clinch up.
Von Ketler fails with the takedown

and Bushiri moves into the clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Bushiri prevents a takedown attempt there.

Von Ketler manages to pull guard.

Bushiri gets to his feet. Von Ketler looking to butt scoot but the ref puts an end to that. On your feet son!
Von Ketler ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Von Ketler misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bushiri.
Bushiri appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Bushiri throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Bushiri keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Von Ketler doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Von Ketler gets cracked there but stands up to it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri throws a quick inside leg kick.
Von Ketler tries to close the distance and clinch but Bushiri swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Von Ketler jabs Bushiri to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Bushiri feints and then cracks Von Ketler's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Von Ketler down.
Bushiri misses the shot to the body.
Von Ketler tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Von Ketler lands with a hook. Bushiri tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Bushiri throws a low kick but it's checked well by Von Ketler.
Von Ketler changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Nice shot by Von Ketler.
Bushiri takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Von Ketler looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Bushiri is fending him off so far but Von Ketler persists. Nope, Bushiri circles away and we're back to standing.
Bushiri throws a nice outside leg kick.
Von Ketler fails with the takedown.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Bushiri throws a low kick but it's checked well by Von Ketler.
A swing and a miss from Von Ketler.
Bushiri appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Von Ketler fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Bushiri ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Von Ketler moves away.
Von Ketler scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Von Ketler fails with the takedown.

Bushiri drives through and clinches with Von Ketler against the cage.
Von Ketler is looking for a takedown.
Bushiri doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A big left from Von Ketler misses.
Von Ketler digs a good body shot into Bushiri's ribs.
Von Ketler 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.
Von Ketler throws a left and a right that both miss
and Bushiri counters with a leg kick.

Bushiri has closed the distance and engaged Von Ketler in a clinch.
Bushiri doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Von Ketler is looking for a takedown.
Bushiri throws a punch but it's blocked by Von Ketler.
Still in the clinch, Bushiri scores with a nice short uppercut.
Von Ketler blocks a punch to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Von Ketler blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Von Ketler is trying to pull guard but Bushiri turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Bushiri lands a right hand that snaps the head of Von Ketler backwards.
Von Ketler jumps guard but Bushiri turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Eksem Von Ketler.
Von Ketler tries to pull guard but Bushiri holds him up against the cage and eventually Von Ketler drops back down to his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Von Ketler jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Bushiri walks away with a smile on his face. Von Ketler gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Von Ketler avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Von Ketler doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Bushiri takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
A jab from Von Ketler misses.
Von Ketler wants to clinch.
Bushiri fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Von Ketler has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Bushiri looks for the body kick but Von Ketler saw that one coming.
Bushiri misses with a low kick.
Bushiri staying out of range there.
Bushiri seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Bushiri rushes Von Ketler and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Von Ketler's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Bushiri.

Von Ketler manages to break the clinch.
Bushiri misses with a straight left.
Jab from Von Ketler.
Bushiri throws an off balance right hand
and Von Ketler counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Von Ketler tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Bushiri paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Bushiri misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Von Ketler.
Von Ketler throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Bushiri counters with a two punch combo.
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!
Von Ketler ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bushiri moves away.
Bushiri tries to clinch up
and Von Ketler counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Von Ketler tries to clinch but Bushiri is having none of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Bushiri throws a jab when Von Ketler was well out of range.
Bushiri throws a head kick that misses.
Bushiri stuffs the takedown attempt from Von Ketler. Von Ketler gets slowly back to his feet.
Bushiri misses with a body kick.
Von Ketler misses with a straight right.
Bushiri defending well as Von Ketler loads up on a big left hand.
Von Ketler tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bushiri was well out of range. Poor timing from Von Ketler.
Bushiri scores with a nice head shot.
Von Ketler will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Von Ketler looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Bushiri is fending him off so far but Von Ketler persists. Nope, Bushiri circles away and we're back to standing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Von Ketler checks a low kick from Bushiri.
Bushiri lunges at Von Ketler with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Von Ketler's hand.
Bushiri misses with a looping right.
Von Ketler scores with a nice head shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Von Ketler looks to land a right hand but Bushiri moved out of range.
Von Ketler is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Bushiri.
Von Ketler misses with a wild body shot.
Bushiri misses with a head kick.
Horrible takedown attempt by Von Ketler or perhaps it was just good defense by Bushiri, which made it look bad.
Bushiri looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shepherd Bushiri had his way with Eksem Von Ketler in that round.
That's time! Bushiri's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. And we move into the final round!



Von Ketler has closed the distance and engaged Bushiri in a clinch.

Von Ketler jumps guard.

Bushiri stands up from Von Ketler's guard - Bushiri perhaps looking for a knockout.
Bushiri throws the kick towards the body but Von Ketler avoids it.
Bushiri defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Von Ketler.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Von Ketler is defended easily by Bushiri.
Horrible takedown attempt by Von Ketler or perhaps it was just good defense by Bushiri, which made it look bad.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Eksem Von Ketler.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bushiri is looking to clinch.
A countering left hand to the body from Von Ketler misses.
The fighters circling - Bushiri throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Von Ketler shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Bushiri defends it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Von Ketler takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Von Ketler throws a jab when Bushiri was well out of range.
Von Ketler tries to close the distance and clinch up but Bushiri swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Bushiri throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Von Ketler looks to land a left hand but Bushiri moved out of range nicely.
A quick step to the side and Bushiri tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bushiri lands a jab to the nose.
Von Ketler dives in and grabs Bushiri's left leg, looking for a takedown. Bushiri pushes down on Von Ketler's head and hops out.
Von Ketler on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Bushiri. Bushiri obviously looking to wear him down.
Von Ketler fails with the takedown.
Von Ketler shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Bushiri pinned against the cage. Bushiri gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Shepherd Bushiri is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Von Ketler.
Bushiri tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Von Ketler was well out of range. Poor timing from Bushiri.
Bushiri takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Von Ketler connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Bushiri momentarily.
Von Ketler dives in for a single leg takedown but Bushiri sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Bushiri stuffs the takedown attempt from Von Ketler. Von Ketler gets slowly back to his feet.
Von Ketler is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Von Ketler misses with a body punch
and Bushiri counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Von Ketler is looking to clinch but Bushiri is avoiding it.
Bushiri tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Von Ketler manages to circle out of the way.
Von Ketler tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Bushiri defends well and Von Ketler ends up having to push Bushiri into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Von Ketler.
Bushiri is looking to counter the offense by Von Ketler and move into the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Von Ketler moves away from the strike by Bushiri.
Von Ketler tries to clinch there but Bushiri circles away.
Bushiri avoids the head kick by Von Ketler.
A little feinted left hand from Bushiri on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Bushiri misses with a body shot.
Von Ketler is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Bushiri 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.
Bushiri throws a jab but it's blocked by Von Ketler.
Bushiri throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
A swing and a miss from Von Ketler.
Bushiri throws a low kick but Von Ketler moves out of range easily.
Von Ketler connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Bushiri looks to land a combination but Von Ketler avoids it well.
Bushiri tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Von Ketler throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Von Ketler fails to land the takedown.
Eksem Von Ketler has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Von Ketler slips under a jab from Bushiri.
Von Ketler doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Bushiri counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Bushiri connects with a solid leg kick.
Bushiri throws a lazy head kick
and Bushiri takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bushiri defending well as Von Ketler loads up on a big left hand.
Bushiri quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Bushiri throws a body punch but Von Ketler moves out of range.
Bushiri keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Von Ketler. Bushiri does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bushiri jabs at Von Ketler's body.

And that's the end of the fight!
Shepherd Bushiri showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Bushiri, 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 Russell Pearce scores the fight 50:45
Judge Joseph Jones scores the fight 50:45
Judge Reed Andrews scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shepherd Bushiri!

Shepherd Bushiri retains his featherweight title!
Shepherd Bushiri decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
The defeated Eksem Von Ketler had this to say: 'Didn't hurt'.
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Event: MMMA 79 Fortune Vs Qasi 3     
Date:   Jun 03, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon (ranked 108 p4p, 1 weight class) and Diagoro Yabaisama (ranked 214 p4p, 5 weight class). Yabaisama has chosen Liquid Swords as his entrance music. This should be fireworks!

169 cm
41
128 lbs
59 - 26 - 1
163 cm
34
137 lbs
23 - 14 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Voodoo Nutrition
Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 59 wins, 26 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of London, Diagoro Yabaisama!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Colin Fotheringham and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tallon checks a low kick from Yabaisama.
Tallon takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Yabaisama lands with a good body shot.
Tallon fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Yabaisama is out of range.
Tallon takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
The fighters circling - Yabaisama throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tallon throws a leg kick
letting Yabaisama counter with a right hand.
A good leg kick by Yabaisama.
Yabaisama loads up on a big right hand but Tallon slips the punch.
Diagoro Yabaisama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yabaisama chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Yabaisama swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yabaisama checks a low kick from Tallon.
Yabaisama moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tallon throws a right hand that Yabaisama ducks under and follows up with a left that Yabaisama also avoids with ease.
We've been told by Tallon's head coaches at Scotty's Yard that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yabaisama connects with a body shot.
Tallon throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tallon misses the body punch
and Yabaisama counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yabaisama misses with a left hand
and Tallon counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tallon takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon throws a shot from downtown. Yabaisama moves away and avoids it.
Yabaisama moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Yabaisama looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Tallon tries to clinch up but Yabaisama circles away and keeps his distance.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Yabaisama! But no joy.
Tallon takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Tallon moves out of range of the body kick.
Tallon fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Yabaisama looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
A swing and a miss from Yabaisama.
Tallon lands a jab to the head.
Yabaisama will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tallon quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Tallon takes a swing at Yabaisama's ribcage but misses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yabaisama uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tallon.
Tallon on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Yabaisama. Yabaisama obviously looking to wear him down.
Tallon scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Yabaisama has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tallon.
Tallon ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yabaisama uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Tallon looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Yabaisama checks the leg kick nicely there.
Yabaisama goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Tallon throws a body punch but Yabaisama moves out of range.
Yabaisama throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tallon throws a sloppy head kick and Yabaisama moves out of range easily.
Tallon checks the leg kick nicely there.
A little feinted left hand from Tallon on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Yabaisama scores with a crisp jab that stopped Tallon in his tracks.
Tallon bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Tallon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama slips under a jab from Tallon.
A clash of legs there as Yabaisama blocks the low kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon looks to land a body kick but Yabaisama moved away.
Yabaisama misses with a straight right.
Yabaisama throws a leg kick but Tallon moved away.
Tallon is looking to counter the offense by Yabaisama and move into the clinch.
Yabaisama throws a poor cross that misses
and Tallon counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Tallon comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Tallon moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Yabaisama with a jab.
Yabaisama with a jab.
Tallon throws a hook but Yabaisama avoids it easily.
Yabaisama jabs at Tallon's body.
Tallon thuds a left hand into Yabaisama's body.
Tallon throws a nice outside leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon lands a slapping body shot.
A big right from Yabaisama misses.
Tallon seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Tallon connects with a nice looking jab.
Yabaisama connects with a leg kick. Tallon looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon is looking to slow Yabaisama down with leg kicks.
Yabaisama ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Yabaisama scores with a spinning back kick!
Yabaisama throws a hook to the side of Tallon's head but Tallon sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Yabaisama pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Tallon blocks the body kick.
Yabaisama throws a push kick but Tallon slaps the foot to one side.
Tallon throws a body punch but Yabaisama moves out of range.
Tallon fakes the leg kick and cracks Yabaisama in the body.
Yabaisama throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yabaisama stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tallon.
Tallon fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Yabaisama checks it well.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yabaisama lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Jab, jab by Tallon - just one landing.
Tallon tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yabaisama misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Yabaisama misses with a looping left.
Tallon throws a shot from downtown. Yabaisama moves away and avoids it.
A jab lands there for Yabaisama.
Tallon tries to clinch but Yabaisama moves out of range.
Yabaisama throws a wild body kick that Tallon sees coming a mile off.
Tallon appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Yabaisama stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tallon.
Yabaisama misses with a low kick.
Tallon swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Yabaisama throws out a loose jab but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yabaisama lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tallon at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A clash of legs there as Yabaisama blocks the low kick.
Yabaisama just misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Yabaisama tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tallon was well out of range. Poor timing from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama checks a leg kick.
Tallon misses with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yabaisama checks a leg kick.
Yabaisama feints and then cracks Tallon's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Tallon down.
A bone on bone clash there as Tallon blocks the leg kick.
Yabaisama attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Tallon throws a big shot that misses.
Yabaisama lands a head shot.
Yabaisama takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Tallon jabs at Yabaisama's body.
Tallon throws a body punch but Yabaisama moves out of range.
Tallon tries to land a leg kick but Yabaisama saw it coming and moves away.
A clash of legs there as Yabaisama blocks the low kick.
Yabaisama pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tallon 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 Yabaisama has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Yabaisama and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tallon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama misses with a body shot.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yabaisama.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yabaisama scores with a shot to the body.
Tallon lands with a hook. Yabaisama tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yabaisama lands with a straight right. Tallon didn't see that one coming.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Tallon might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Yabaisama thuds his shin into the meat of Tallon's side.
Yabaisama lands a jab.
Tallon on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Yabaisama tests Tallon's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Yabaisama misses with a left hand
and Tallon counters with a good low kick that Yabaisama was not able to check.
Tallon throws a jab but it's blocked by Yabaisama.
Yabaisama throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Yabaisama pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tallon tries to counter by clinching up but Yabaisama breaks away and moves out of range.
Tallon thows a left - swing and a miss!
Yabaisama misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon fails in his attempt to clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Yabaisama looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
Tallon throws a hook but Yabaisama blocks it.
Yabaisama lands with a kick to the ribs.
Tallon cracks Yabaisama with a right hand to the side of the head.
Yabaisama's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tallon is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Despite the aggression on Yabaisama's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Yabaisama checks a low kick from Tallon.
Tallon will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Yabaisama fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tallon manages to avoid it.
Yabaisama moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Tallon fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Yabaisama looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Yabaisama has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tallon.
Yabaisama avoids the head kick by Tallon.
Tallon throws a leg kick which misses Yabaisama's front leg but catches the back leg as Yabaisama tries to avoid it.
Yabaisama scores with a body shot.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Yabaisama moves into range and lands a nice body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yabaisama blocks a jab.
Yabaisama scores with a push kick.
Tallon takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Yabaisama scores with a shot to the body.
Tallon thows a leg kick but Yabaisama checks it
and Yabaisama counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Yabaisama takes one to the side of the head.
A clash of legs there as Yabaisama blocks the low kick.
Tallon misses with an attempted mid kick.
Yabaisama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tallon.
Nice defenses there by Yabaisama.
Yabaisama swinging wildly here.
Tallon misses with a low kick.
Yabaisama flicks out a counter leg kick but Tallon steps away.
Yabaisama moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Tallon fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Diagoro Yabaisama showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
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.


Tallon takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Tallon throws a head kick but Yabaisama moves out of range.
Yabaisama connects with a leg kick. Tallon looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Yabaisama takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Tallon bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Yabaisama's head backwards.
Tallon feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Yabaisama's calf.
Yabaisama looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Yabaisama chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Yabaisama throws a big shot that misses.
Tallon swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yabaisama was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
Yabaisama looks like he wants to counter punch here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yabaisama throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tallon uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yabaisama.
Tallon fires out a quick counter leg kick but Yabaisama just manages to avoid it.
Tallon scores with a nice strike.
Tallon wants to slow Yabaisama down by chopping away at his legs.
Tallon fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Yabaisama is out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A low kick from Tallon misses
and Yabaisama counters with a three punch combo that has Tallon backing up. Tallon nods at Yabaisama to acknowledge the strikes.
Tallon digs a good hook to Yabaisama's body.
Tallon misses with a telegraphed body shot
enabling Yabaisama to counter with a crisp jab.
Yabaisama throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
Yabaisama swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yabaisama throws a low kick, looking for Tallon's leg but Tallon calmly moves out of range.
Tallon is looking to counter the offense by Yabaisama and move into the clinch.
Yabaisama dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tallon is looking to chop away at Yabaisama's legs.
Yabaisama tries to land a front kick but Tallon steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Tallon throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A jab from Yabaisama finds it's way through Tallon's defenses.
Yabaisama checks the leg kick.
Yabaisama tries to counter by closing the distance.
Tallon swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Yabaisama thinks about the counter body kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tallon 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 Yabaisama has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Yabaisama and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Yabaisama swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon jabs Yabaisama to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Yabaisama connects with the punch.
Yabaisama tries a low kick but Tallon avoids it.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Yabaisama.
Tallon takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Yabaisama misses with a hook.
Tallon tries to clinch up but Yabaisama circles away and keeps his distance.
Yabaisama swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Yabaisama throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yabaisama misses the shot to the body.
Yabaisama misses with a body kick.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tallon throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon moves into range and connects with a jab.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A little jabbing left from Yabaisama on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Tallon throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Tallon fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Yabaisama.
Yabaisama throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Yabaisama lands with a nice body kick.
Yabaisama fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Tallon is out of range.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
Yabaisama tries to land a leg kick but Tallon saw it coming and moves away.
Tallon fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Yabaisama checks it well.
A slapping body kick lands there for Yabaisama.
Tallon connects with a solid leg kick.
Tallon throws a body punch but Yabaisama moves out of range.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tallon.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yabaisama tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yabaisama swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Yabaisama scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Tallon takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Tallon throws a body punch but Yabaisama moves out of range.
Tallon misses with a leg kick
and Yabaisama cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Yabaisama.
Tallon misses with a low kick.
Yabaisama is looking to score with low kicks.
Tallon wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Tallon throws a lazy right hand but Yabaisama sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Yabaisama looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Yabaisama gets off balance looking for a body kick
enabling Tallon to counter with a crisp jab.
Tallon throws out a leg kick but Yabaisama moves out of range and Tallon only half commits.
Yabaisama tries a quick counter leg kick but Tallon is wise to it.
Yabaisama lands a nice looking kick to the body. Tallon takes a step back to recover.
Tallon takes a shot right to the bread basket.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Diagoro Yabaisama just about did enough to take it.
That's time! Tallon's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Nice jab there from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama delivers a nice body kick.
Tallon has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Yabaisama.
Yabaisama misses with a hook.
Tallon looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Tallon throws a leg kick
and Yabaisama connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tallon misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Yabaisama counters with a nice uppercut.
Yabaisama cracks Tallon with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
A telegraphed right hand from Tallon misses the target.
Yabaisama swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tallon tries to counter by clinching up but Yabaisama breaks away and moves out of range.
Nice defenses there by Tallon.
Good exchange - Yabaisama coming out on top.
Tallon finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Yabaisama throws a leg kick
and Tallon makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Yabaisama really felt that one!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon moves out of range of the body kick from Yabaisama.
Tallon lands with a kick to the ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon throws a leg kick but Yabaisama sees it coming and moves out of range.
Yabaisama throws a lazy right hand but Tallon sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tallon connects with a good right hand that stumbles Yabaisama. Yabaisama circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
A swing and a miss from Tallon.
A low kick from Yabaisama is predictable there
and Yabaisama takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tallon with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Yabaisama scores with a kick to the body.
A jab lands there for Yabaisama.
Tallon jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Nice defenses there by Yabaisama.
Yabaisama misses with a leg kick
and Tallon counters with a leg kick.
A combination from Yabaisama does no damage.
Tallon throws a low kick, looking for Yabaisama's leg but Yabaisama calmly moves out of range.
Tallon wants to slow Yabaisama down by chopping away at his legs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Yabaisama throws a hook to the side of Tallon's head but Tallon sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Yabaisama cracks the inside of Tallon's front leg.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yabaisama connects with a leg kick. Tallon looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tallon shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Yabaisama swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Some bone on bone action there as Yabaisama checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Tallon jabs Yabaisama to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Yabaisama keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A bone on bone clash there as Tallon blocks the leg kick.
Tallon throws an off balance right hand
and Yabaisama counters with a nice leg kick.
Tallon fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Yabaisama has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Yabaisama throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Yabaisama.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Tallon closes the distance and clinches.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Tallon on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
Yabaisama throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Yabaisama tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Nice body punch from Tallon.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama landing knees to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yabaisama.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Yabaisama.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Yabaisama fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yabaisama has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Yabaisama tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short right from Tallon on the inside.
Tallon lands a left hand that snaps the head of Yabaisama backwards.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Yabaisama tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Tallon pushes Yabaisama back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Yabaisama is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Yabaisama misses with a punch on the inside.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon presses Yabaisama against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Yabaisama working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Yabaisama swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Diagoro Yabaisama seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Tallon lands a body shot.
Tallon scores with a nice hook to the head.
Yabaisama misses with a knee to the head.
Tallon lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Yabaisama uses good head movement to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yabaisama throws a sloppy head kick and Tallon moves out of range easily.
Tallon looks to land a body kick but Yabaisama moved away.
Yabaisama slips a straight right by Tallon.
Tallon lands with a straight right. Yabaisama didn't see that one coming.
Tallon misses with an attempted mid kick.
A bone on bone clash there as Tallon blocks the leg kick.
Tallon lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Yabaisama misses with a body kick.
Tallon half committed to a counter leg kick.
Yabaisama thumps Tallon with a low kick.
Tallon lands a slapping body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon looks for the body kick but Yabaisama saw that one coming.
Yabaisama only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Tallon throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Yabaisama throws a jab when Tallon was well out of range.
Jab by Yabaisama.
The crowd cheers as Yabaisama lands an impressive looking overhand right. Tallon doesn't seem phased though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yabaisama fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tallon manages to avoid it.
A jab from Tallon misses.
Yabaisama fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tallon manages to avoid it.
Yabaisama misses with an uppercut
and Tallon counters with a nice leg kick.
Tallon takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Tallon on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Yabaisama throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tallon.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Yabaisama tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Yabaisama throws the kick towards the body but Tallon avoids it.
Yabaisama is looking to land body kicks.
Tallon chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Yabaisama can pounce on him.
Tallon tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Yabaisama counters with a nice body shot.
Tallon misses with a lunging right hand
and Yabaisama counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sean Tallon has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon walks into a stiff left hand from Yabaisama.

Tallon has managed to clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon misses with some punches.
Tallon lands a shoulder strike.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tallon.
Tallon tries a body shot but Yabaisama blocks it.
Tallon lands a left hand.
A hook to the body from Tallon.
Yabaisama doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A hook to the body from Tallon.
Yabaisama lands a body shot in the clinch.
Yabaisama can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Yabaisama avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Yabaisama uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yabaisama misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A right hand to the body from Tallon.
Yabaisama misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yabaisama misses with a punch to the body.
Yabaisama swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A short right from Tallon on the inside.
Yabaisama working aggressively here.
Yabaisama working aggressively here.
Yabaisama fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Yabaisama controls the action.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Yabaisama tries to pull guard but Tallon forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Yabaisama's elbow.
Yabaisama blocking some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yabaisama.
A short right from Tallon on the inside.
Yabaisama blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Yabaisama backwards.
Tallon throws a punch but it's blocked by Yabaisama.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Yabaisama backwards.
Yabaisama can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
A shot in the inside from Yabaisama.
Yabaisama lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
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!
Tallon stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
A hook to the body from Tallon.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Yabaisama uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yabaisama tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Yabaisama pulls guard effortlessly.
Tallon wanted to stand there but Yabaisama had control of the position.
Yabaisama is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Tallon with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Tallon working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Tallon missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Yabaisama wants to sweep here but Tallon controlling him for the moment.

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 Sean Tallon.
I think Yabaisama 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 Andrew Berry scores the fight 46:49
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 46:49
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Diagoro Yabaisama!

Diagoro Yabaisama is the new bantamweight champion!
Diagoro Yabaisama bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: CEC 591     
Date:   May 30, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Silas Monk (ranked 53 p4p, 4 weight class) and Jean Paul Garcon (ranked 163 p4p, 13 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

202 cm
32
253 lbs
25 - 11 - 0
189 cm
32
243 lbs
28 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Silas Monk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Jean Paul Garcon!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Garcon lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Monk has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Top Dawg in the buildup to the fight.
Monk misses with a straight left.
Garcon thows a leg kick but Monk checks it
and Monk makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Garcon really felt that one!
Garcon is looking to score with low kicks.
Monk takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

Garcon clinches with his opponent.
Monk blocking some punches.

Monk breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Garcon throws the kick towards the body but Monk avoids it.
Monk throwing a counter right hand but Garcon manages to avoid it.
Garcon misses with a head kick.
Monk thinks about countering with a head kick.
Garcon connects with a body shot.
Monk misses with an uppercut.
Garcon tries a quick counter leg kick but Monk is wise to it.
Monk blocks a head kick by Garcon.
The fight stays on the outside here - Garcon looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A low kick from Garcon is predictable there
and Monk counters with a nice uppercut.
Monk takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Garcon lands a jab to Monk's midsection.
Monk turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Garcon jabs Monk right on the nose. Monk blinks but takes it well.
Monk 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.
Garcon fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Monk is out of range.
Monk tries to move into range but Garcon moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

It looks like Silas Monk has been cut.
Monk takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Garcon pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Garcon steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Monk. That one must have hurt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Garcon feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Monk's calf.
Garcon tries to clinch but Monk moves out of range.
Monk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Monk moves out of range of the strikes.
Garcon connects with a body shot that sends Monk's belly button to the back.
Garcon takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Garcon uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Monk.
Garcon throws a lazy body kick
and Monk counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Garcon connects with a leg kick. Monk looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Monk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Garcon was well out of range. Poor timing from Monk.

Garcon gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Garcon on the inside.
Monk misses with the head strike.
Garcon can't find room to land a body shot as Monk controls the action.
Monk blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Monk pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Garcon darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Monk waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Garcon.
Monk takes a swing at Garcon's ribcage but misses.
Garcon counters with a body kick.
Good leg kick by Garcon there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Garcon throws a nice outside leg kick.
Garcon lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Monk at a distance.
Garcon lands a leg kick that knocks Monk off balance momentarily.
Good standup being displayed there by Garcon as he connects with a hook.
Garcon misses with a looping right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

It looks like Jean Paul Garcon has been cut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Garcon throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Monk tried to counter with a leg kick but Garcon avoided it.
Garcon 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.
Monk throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Monk misses with a hook
and Garcon connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Garcon throws a leg kick which misses Monk's front leg but catches the back leg as Monk tries to avoid it.
Monk throws a low kick but Garcon moves out of range easily.
Garcon throws a leg kick
and Garcon takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Monk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Garcon was well out of range. Poor timing from Monk.
Monk feints and then cracks Garcon's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Garcon down.
Monk wants to land a leg kick but Garcon is out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jean Paul Garcon dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
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.


Garcon dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Garcon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Monk swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Monk lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Garcon thows a leg kick but Monk checks it
and Monk counters with an inside leg kick.
Garcon lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Garcon throws a shot from downtown. Monk moves away and avoids it.
Garcon is looking to land body kicks.
Monk blocks the body kick.
Jean Paul Garcon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Monk on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Monk loads up on a big right hand but Garcon slips the punch.
Monk is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A looping hook to the body misses from Garcon. Monk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Monk defending well as Garcon loads up on a big left hand.
Jean Paul Garcon seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Monk connects with a nice looking jab.
Garcon looking to land some kicks to the body here.
It looked like Monk wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Garcon tries a head kick but it misses.
Garcon misses with a low kick.
Garcon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Monk manages to avoid it.
Garcon throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Monk counters with a series of strikes that practically lifts Garcon off his feet! He tumbles backwards, his head bouncing off the mat - Monk follows up with more strikes before the ref can step in but Garcon was out before he hit the floor.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:36 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Silas Monk!
Silas Monk tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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Event: DUEL#158 Kuchar vs Ajax     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Shepherd Bushiri (ranked 217 p4p, 29 weight class) and Yaniv Schulmann (ranked 503 p4p, 64 weight class). I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

172 cm
29
135 lbs
13 - 3 - 1
181 cm
37
145 lbs
33 - 18 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Shepherd Bushiri!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Yaniv Schulmann!
The judges for this bout are Dean Styles, Alyssa Summers and Jorge Garcia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bushiri works Schulmann's body with a nice hook.
Schulmann throws a hook to the side of Bushiri's head but Bushiri sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Schulmann misses with a series of wild punches.
Bushiri misses with a looping left.
Schulmann replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Bushiri blocks it well.
A combination from Schulmann does no damage.
Schulmann swings for the body but Bushiri moves out of range.
Schulmann is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Bushiri lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Schulmann cracks Bushiri with a right hand to the side of the head.
Bushiri is looking to clinch but Schulmann is avoiding it.
Schulmann dips to his left and cracks Bushiri with an uppercut!

It looks like Shepherd Bushiri has been cut.
Both fighters circling a little - Schulmann finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Schulmann circles away from the clinch attempt.
Bushiri throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Schulmann let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Bushiri swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Schulmann swings widly with a right hand
and Bushiri counters with a slapping leg kick.
Schulmann just misses with a punch to the body.
Bushiri is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Schulmann.
Schulmann misses with a head kick.
Bushiri lands a jab to Schulmann's midsection.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A chopping leg kick lands by Schulmann.
Shepherd Bushiri is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Bushiri pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Bushiri avoids a kick to the body.
Bushiri swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Nice body kick from Bushiri.
Bushiri tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Schulmann is able to avoid easily.
Bushiri lands a nice leg kick that just misses Schulmann's sensitive parts.
Bushiri cracks Schulmann with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Schulmann shoots in but no luck this time.
Schulmann on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Bushiri lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
The crowd cheers as Bushiri lands an impressive looking overhand right. Schulmann doesn't seem phased though.
Schulmann has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Bushiri finds it's way round the side to connect with Schulmann's head.
Schulmann throws a push kick but Bushiri slaps the foot to one side.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Bushiri works the jab nicely.
Nice body punch from Bushiri.
Bushiri throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri throws a hook but Schulmann blocks it.
Schulmann cracks a nice hook into Bushiri's ribs.
Schulmann uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Bushiri has time to react.
Schulmann tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Bushiri swivels and escapes.
Schulmann 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.
Bushiri lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Bushiri misses the shot to the body.

Schulmann moves into the clinch successfully.
Schulmann blocks a body shot from Bushiri.
Bushiri lands with a short shot to the head.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Bushiri misses with a hook to the ribs.
Schulmann displaying some good clinch control by pressing Bushiri up against the cage.
Schulmann is looking to control Bushiri's arms but Bushiri gets an underhook and turns him. Now Schulmann has his back to the cage.
Bushiri can't find room to land a body shot as Schulmann controls the action.
Bushiri tries to throw a body punch but Schulmann avoids it by throwing Bushiri back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Schulmann blocks an uppercut.
Schulmann misses with a hook to the ribs.
Bushiri lands with a right to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Bushiri.
Bushiri tries to throw a body punch but Schulmann avoids it by throwing Bushiri back against the cage.
Schulmann drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Yaniv Schulmann.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Schulmann.
Bushiri lands a hook that snaps the head of Schulmann backwards.
Schulmann tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Schulmann tries to work over Bushiri's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Bushiri misses with a hook to the ribs.
Bushiri tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Schulmann's elbow.
Schulmann throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Bushiris head.
Bushiri lands with a left to the head.
Schulmann doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Schulmann is trying to stall.
Bushiri tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri throws a punch but it's blocked by Schulmann.
Schulmann misses with the head strike.
Bushiri digs a right hand underneath Schulmann's ribcage. Schulmann let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Bushiri blocking some punches.
Schulmann is looking to take this one to the mat.
Bushiri throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Schulmann misses with a punch on the inside.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Schulmann lands a hook that snaps the head of Bushiri backwards.
Bushiri cracks Schulmann with a nice body shot.
Bushiri lands a left hand.
Schulmann misses with some punches.
Bushiri misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Bushiri gets through Schulmann's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Bushiri lands with a left to the head.
Bushiri has a couple of punches blocked by Schulmann.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A hook to the body from Bushiri.
Schulmann lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Bushiri or not.
Bushiri misses with a punch on the inside.
Bushiri working aggressively here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Schulmann avoids the body shot from Bushiri.
Bushiri fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Schulmann has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Schulmann tries to clinch but Bushiri moves out of range.
Schulmann doesn't succeed with the takedown

and Bushiri counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Bushiri misses with a hook to the ribs.
Bushiri working aggressively here.
Schulmann blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Schulmann blocks an uppercut.
Bushiri misses with a punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Schulmann tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Schulmann lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

Schulmann tightens his grip and picks Bushiri up, before dumping him to the ground. Bushiri manages to land in guard.

Bushiri is scooting his butt against the cage and has managed to get back to his feet. Schulmann presses him back against the cage, presumably looking to take the fight back to the mat.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A nice right hand lands inside from Bushiri.
Bushiri gets through Schulmann's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Schulmanns head.
Bushiri tries to throw a body punch but Schulmann avoids it by throwing Bushiri back against the cage.
Schulmann scores with a shot to the side of Bushiri's head.
Bushiri lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Schulmann is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Bushiri is keeping busy.
Schulmann can't find room to land a body shot as Bushiri controls the action.
Bushiri is leaning against Schulmann and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Bushiri tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Bushiri has a couple of punches blocked by Schulmann.
Bushiri lands a left hand.
A head punch on the inside from Schulmann fails to land.
Bushiri working aggressively here.
Bushiri tries to work over Schulmann's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Bushiri misses with some punches.
Schulmann cracks Bushiri with a nice body shot.
Shepherd Bushiri has scored more points in the clinch so far.
A head punch on the inside from Schulmann fails to land.
A right hook to the body lands for Bushiri.
Bushiri misses with a body punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Schulmann makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Schulmann is trying to break the clinch but Bushiri has him pressed against the cage.
Bushiri scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Bushiri blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Schulmann tries to throw a body punch but Bushiri avoids it by throwing Schulmann back against the cage.
Bushiri tries a body shot but Schulmann blocks it.
Schulmann scores with a shot to the side of Bushiri's head.
Bushiri is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Schulmann can do to turn this around?
A left hand lands to the body for Bushiri.
Bushiri lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A body shot lands from Schulmann.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Schulmann.
Good body shot from Bushiri.
Bushiri lands a hook to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Schulmann fails to land.
Schulmann lands an uppercut.
Schulmann prevents a body shot from Bushiri.

Schulmann manages to break the clinch.
Bushiri misses with a jab, cross combination.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Schulmann misses with a hook. Bushiri ducked under it nicely.
Bushiri lands with a thumping leg kick.
Schulmann takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Yaniv Schulmann is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Schulmann throws a solid leg kick but Bushiri takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Schulmann.
Schulmann misses with a kick to the body.
Schulmann swings for the body but Bushiri moves out of range.
Bushiri moves away from the strike by Schulmann.
Schulmann misses with a hook. Bushiri ducked under it nicely.
Schulmann throws an off balance right hand
and Bushiri counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Schulmann shoots in and drives through. Bushiri sprawls well.
Bushiri tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Schulmann paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Schulmann tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Bushiri smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Schulmann 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.
Schulmann shoots in for a takedown but Bushiri shows good takedown defense.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Yaniv Schulmann.
Bushiri keeps Schulmann at a distance using the push kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Schulmann.
Bushiri lands with a hook. Schulmann tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Bushiri looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Bushiri staying out of range there.
Schulmann throws out a powerful jab.
Schulmann gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Bushiri counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

Schulmann is rocked!
Schulmann connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Bushiri momentarily.
Bushiri cracks a nice hook into Schulmann's ribs.
Schulmann lands a nice looking body shot.

Bushiri has taken the fight to the clinch.
Bushiri can't find room to land a body shot as Schulmann controls the action.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bushiri tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Schulmann's elbow.
Schulmann's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Bushiri tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Schulmann's elbow.
Bushiri digs a right hand underneath Schulmann's ribcage. Schulmann let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Bushiri goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Bushiri pushes Schulmann back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shepherd Bushiri dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Shepherd Bushiri'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.


That kick from Bushiri tenderised Schulmann's leg. Schulmann is trying to keep his angry face on.
Schulmann misses with a hook
enabling Bushiri to counter with a crisp jab.
Schulmann throws a push kick but Bushiri slaps the foot to one side.
Bushiri takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Bushiri just misses with a punch to the body.
Bushiri throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Schulmann counters with a three punch combo that has Bushiri backing up. Bushiri nods at Schulmann to acknowledge the strikes.
Schulmann throws a series of punches but Bushiri avoids them all with ease.
Schulmann swings for the body but Bushiri moves out of range.
Bushiri feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Bushiri lands a body shot.

Schulmann clinches up against the cage.
Bushiri misses with a short punch on the inside.
Bushiri tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Schulmann has a couple of punches blocked by Bushiri.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bushiri misses with a short punch on the inside.
Schulmann stalling in the clinch but Bushiri improves position.
Schulmann looking to stall.
Bushiri tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Schulmann's elbow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri scores with a hook to the body.
Bushiri tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Bushiri lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Bushiri misses with a punch on the inside.

Schulmann breaks from the clinch.
Schulmann looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Schulmann tries to clinch up
and Bushiri counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Nice body kick there by Schulmann.
Bushiri checks the leg kick nicely there.
Bushiri bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Bushiri lands a jab.
Schulmann takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Schulmann tries to work over Bushiri's front leg with a kick but Bushiri checks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Schulmann takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Schulmann throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Bushiri.
Bushiri swings for the body but Schulmann moves out of range.
Schulmann let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Bushiri is looking to slow Schulmann down with leg kicks.
Bushiri looks to score with a jab to the body but Schulmann is just out of range.
Schulmann takes one on the button.
Bushiri feints and then cracks Schulmann's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Schulmann down.
Bushiri throws a hook but Schulmann avoids it easily.

Schulmann clinches up against the cage.
Nice body punch from Bushiri.
Bushiri swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Schulmann taking a breather.
Schulmann tries to throw a body punch but Bushiri avoids it by throwing Schulmann back against the cage.
Schulmann swings wildly with an uppercut but Bushiri uses good head movement to avoid it.
Schulmann lands a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Bushiri can't find room to land a body shot as Schulmann controls the action.

Schulmann is trying to trip Bushiri. He has hold of a leg but Bushiri is hopping around, keeping his balance for the moment. Schulmann persists though and gets the takedown into guard.

Bushiri manages to wriggle out and sneak his way back up to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched up against the cage.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Bushiri lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Schulmann lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Bushiri lands a shot to the body.
Schulmann takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Bushiri tries a body shot but Schulmann blocks 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!
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Good body shot from Bushiri.
Bushiri stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Schulmann tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Schulmann is looking to control Bushiri's arms but Bushiri gets an underhook and turns him. Now Schulmann has his back to the cage.
Bushiri tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Schulmann's elbow.
Schulmann throws a punch but it's blocked by Bushiri.
Schulmann misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Bushiri lands a right hand.
A nice left hand lands by Bushiri.
Bushiri tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Schulmann trying to control the position but instead, Bushiri has worked for underhooks and has pushed Schulmann into the cage.
Bushiri digs a right hand into Schulmann's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Schulmann's gas tank.
A right hand to the body from Bushiri.
Bushiri lands an uppercut.
Schulmann lands a nice uppercut.
Nice body punch from Bushiri - that landed with a thud.
Bushiri doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Schulmann prevents a body shot from Bushiri.
Bushiri lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Bushiri pushes Schulmann back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Schulmann blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Bushiri works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shepherd Bushiri clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Shepherd Bushiri's cut.
That's time! Bushiri's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Bushiri scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Schulmann takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Bushiri throws an overhand right that lands on Schulmann's shoulder, as Schulmann tries to avoid the shot.
Schulmann lands a nice shot that snaps Bushiri's head back.
Bushiri wants to clinch up but Schulmann keeps it at a distance.
Bushiri lands with a good body shot.
Bushiri looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Schulmann keeps the fight on the outside.
A swing and a miss from Schulmann.
Bushiri lands a slapping body shot.
Bushiri throws the kick towards the body but Schulmann avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Schulmann has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Bushiri.
Bushiri smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Schulmann tries to bum rush Bushiri with a series of wild strikes but Bushiri uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Bushiri tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Schulmann manages to circle out of the way.
Schulmann fails to land with a series of punches.
Bushiri feinted there with a counter leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bushiri uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Schulmann.
Bushiri looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Schulmann looks for a takedown but Bushiri sprawls well.
Schulmann is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Bushiri throws a quick inside leg kick.
Shepherd Bushiri is winning the standup battle so far.
A nice leg kick lands there from Bushiri.
Yaniv Schulmann seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Bushiri scores with a jab to the body.
Schulmann misses with a body shot.
Schulmann throws a left and a right that both miss
and Bushiri counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Bushiri bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Schulmann's head.
Bushiri pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Bushiri takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Bushiri slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Schulmann is still on wobbly legs! Can Bushiri finish him?
Schulmann tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Bushiri defends well and Schulmann ends up having to push Bushiri into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Schulmann seems to have recovered his senses.
Schulmann takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bushiri lands a jab to the nose.
Schulmann swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Bushiri thinks about countering with a body kick.
Schulmann tries to grapple but his opponent circles
letting Bushiri counter with a right hand.
Bushiri lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Bushiri lands with a shot to the body.
Bushiri ducks right into an uppercut from Schulmann.

Bushiri has managed to clinch.
Bushiri misses with a hook to the ribs.
Bushiri struggles to land a body shot inside as Schulmann controls his hands.
Good body shot from Bushiri.
Schulmann is looking for a takedown.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Yaniv Schulmann.
Bushiri doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Bushiri tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Bushiri prevents a body shot from Schulmann.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri is leaning against Schulmann and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Still in the clinch, Bushiri scores with a nice short uppercut.
Schulmann fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Schulmann goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Bushiri lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A short left from Bushiri.
A short right from Bushiri on the inside.
Bushiri works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Bushiri lands with a short shot to the head.
Bushiri throws a big uppercut that drops Schulmann! More strikes from Bushiri and the referee jumps in to stop the fight! Schulmann lies dazed against the cage as Bushiri celebrates with his cornermen!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:42 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Shepherd Bushiri!
Shepherd Bushiri retains his featherweight title!
A relieved looking Shepherd Bushiri 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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Event: PFC 42 McGuire vs Mayhem     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between James Darren (ranked 1254 p4p, 163 weight class) and Ono Daebak (ranked 2030 p4p, 245 weight class). Darren comes to the cage accompanied by Here's to the losers. James Darren had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

185 cm
25
178 lbs
11 - 8 - 1
186 cm
26
181 lbs
7 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Great elbows
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, James Darren!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ono Daebak!
The judges for this bout are Shirou Masuda, Yasuomi Hirokawa and Shigeki Fujiwara.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Darren slips under a jab from Daebak.
Darren lands with an overhand left.
A low kick from Daebak is predictable there

and Darren moves into the clinch.
Daebak misses with a body punch.
Darren is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
A short left from Daebak.
Daebak tries to work over Darren's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Darren misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Darren lands a right hand.
A head punch on the inside from Daebak fails to land.
Darren lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Darren lands an uppercut.
Daebak tries to work over Darren's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Daebak takes an elbow to the forehead.
Daebak scores with a hook to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Daebak.
Darren lands a body shot in the clinch.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Darren.
Daebak lands with a short head shot on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Darren blocks an uppercut.
A shot in the inside from Darren.
Daebak prevents a body shot from Darren.
Darren looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Darren throws an elbow but it misses.
Daebak blocks a body shot from Darren.
Darren lands a damaging elbow.
Darren lands a body punch.
A hook to the body from Daebak.
Darren has a couple of punches blocked by Daebak.
Darren wants to break the clinch but can't.
Darren blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Darren misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Darren softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Daebak misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Darren blocks a body shot from Daebak.
Daebak tries a body shot but Darren blocks it.
Darren lands an elbow that stopped Daebak in his tracks for a moment.
Daebak misses with a punch on the inside.
Darren misses with an elbow over the top.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Darren.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Darren scores with a nice hook to the head.
Our sources have told us that Darren has been working on his elbows in the gym.
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!
Darren tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short left from Darren.
Darren blocks a body shot from Daebak.
Daebak tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Darren has a couple of punches blocked by Daebak.
Darren misses with a hook to the ribs.
Daebak doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Darren tries to throw a body punch but Daebak avoids it by throwing Darren back against the cage.
Darren blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Daebak swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Daebak lands with a left to the head.
Darren tries a body shot but Daebak blocks it.
Darren blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Daebak struggles to land a body shot inside as Darren controls his hands.
Daebak blocks an elbow strike from Darren.
Daebak gets through Darren's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

Darren escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Daebak throws a leg kick but Darren sees it coming and moves out of range.
Daebak is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
A little feinted left hand from Darren on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Daebak lands the left hand.

Darren has managed to clinch.
Darren softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Daebak scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Daebak throws a punch but it's blocked by Darren.
Darren throws a head punch that misses.
Darren takes a shot to the head.
Darren tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Darren lands an elbow inside.
Darren prevents a body shot from Daebak.
A hook to the body from Darren.
Darren stalling against the cage.
Darren blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Daebak misses with a body punch.
Daebak dodges an elbow strike from Darren.
A head punch on the inside from Daebak fails to land.
Darren works on Daebak's body with a couple of short punches.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!

Darren breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Darren moves out of range of the body kick from Daebak.
Daebak tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Darren is able to avoid easily.
Daebak cracks Darren with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Daebak chopping away at his opponent's legs.

Daebak moves into range and clinches up with Darren.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Darren.
Darren lands a body punch.
Daebak avoids a wild elbow strike from Darren.

Darren breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Daebak bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Daebak tries to land a leg kick but Darren saw it coming and moves away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A swing and a miss from Daebak.
It looked like Darren wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Darren doesn't manage to clinch there - Daebak circles away.
Daebak counters with a body kick.
Daebak misses with a kick to the body.
Good leg kick by Daebak there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Daebak scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Darren doesn't seem bothered though.
Daebak misses the shot to the body.
Darren looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Darren keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Darren throws a quick counter kick to the body but Daebak avoids it.
Darren throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Darren backing away here, and Daebak unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Darren bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Daebak lands a jab to Darren's midsection.
Darren with a nice cross.
Darren avoids the head kick by Daebak.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Darren misses with a lunging right hand
and Daebak makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Darren really felt that one!
Darren misses with a looping right.
Daebak bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Darren's head backwards.
Darren keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Darren throws a lazy head kick
and Daebak counters with a slapping leg kick.
Nice jab there from Darren.
Ono Daebak seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Daebak fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Darren has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Good leg kick by Daebak there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Darren ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Daebak lands a jab to the nose.
Daebak jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Darren throws a low kick but it's checked well by Daebak.
Daebak throws a low kick, looking for Darren's leg but Darren calmly moves out of range.
Daebak fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Darren looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
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!
Daebak looks for the body kick but Darren saw that one coming.
Darren takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Daebak swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Darren.
Daebak swings for the body but Darren moves out of range.
Darren lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Darren fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Daebak is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
As Daebak tries to get set, Darren tries to push him back and clinch up but Daebak manages to avoid the attempt.
Ono Daebak seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Daebak scoring well with a low kick there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Daebak throws a leg kick but Darren checks it.
An inside leg kick from Daebak misses.
A quick step to the side and Darren tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Daebak turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Darren uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Daebak throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Daebak throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Darren throws a low kick but Daebak avoids it.
Darren moves out of range as Daebak strikes.
Daebak uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Darren.

Darren has managed to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Daebak lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Darren misses with a hook to the ribs.
Darren tries to break the clinch but Daebak is controlling the position.
Daebak misses with some punches.
Daebak goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Darren prevents a body shot from Daebak.
Daebak lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Darren lands a damaging elbow.
Darren tries to throw a body punch but Daebak avoids it by throwing Darren back against the cage.
A left hand lands to the body for Darren.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Darren misses with an elbow strike.
Darren works on Daebak's body with a couple of short punches.
James Darren has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Darren lands an elbow inside that Daebak shrugs off.
Daebak dodges an elbow strike from Darren.
Daebak misses with a punch to the body.
Darren works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Darren can't find room to land a body shot as Daebak controls the action.
Darren lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Darren lands a nice elbow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ono Daebak showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
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!


Daebak tests Darren's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Daebak takes a swing at Darren's ribcage but misses.
Darren appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Daebak uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Darren.
Daebak looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Daebak throws a head kick but Darren moves out of range.
Darren swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Daebak lands with a hook. Darren tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Daebak blocks the body kick.
A little jabbing left from Daebak on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Daebak misses the shot to the body.
Daebak misses with a body shot.
Darren has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Daebak thows a leg kick but Darren checks it
and Darren counters with a stiff right hand.
Daebak swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Darren tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Daebak manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Daebak tries a head kick but it misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Darren takes one on the chin but seems OK.
A low kick from Daebak misses
and Darren counters with a nice body kick.
Darren fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Daebak.
Daebak misses with a jab to the body
and Darren counters with an inside leg kick.
A slow jab from Daebak misses its intended target.
A little feinted left hand from Darren on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Darren attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Daebak misses the shot to the body.
Darren throwing a counter right hand but Daebak manages to avoid it.
A chopping leg kick lands by Darren.
Darren looks to score with a jab to the body but Daebak is just out of range.

Daebak clinches up with Darren and pushes him back against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Darren blocks an uppercut.
A left hand lands to the body for Darren.
Darren lands an elbow inside that Daebak shrugs off.
Daebak lands a hook to the side of the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Daebak blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Darren swings wildly with an uppercut but Daebak uses good head movement to avoid it.
Darren swings wildly with an uppercut but Daebak uses good head movement to avoid it.
Darren tries to work over Daebak's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Darren throws an elbow but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Darren.
Still in the clinch, Darren scores with a nice short uppercut.
Darren misses with a hook to the ribs.
Daebak tries to throw a body punch but Darren avoids it by throwing Daebak back against the cage.
Darren lands an elbow just above Daebak 's eye.
Daebak misses with a body punch.
Daebak misses with a punch to the body.
Daebak blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Daebak has a couple of punches blocked by Darren.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Daebak takes an elbow to the temple.
Daebak swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Daebak misses with a punch to the body.
Darren lands a left hand that snaps the head of Daebak backwards.
Darren digs a right hand into Daebak's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Daebak's gas tank.
Daebak takes an elbow to the temple.
Darren lands an elbow that stopped Daebak in his tracks for a moment.
Daebak throws a head punch that misses.
Darren blocks a body shot from Daebak.
A hook to the body from Darren.
Daebak takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Darren pushes Daebak back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

Darren's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Darren misses with a head kick.
Nice shot by Darren.
Darren scores with a jab to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Darren swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Daebak avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Daebak avoids the head kick by Darren.
Daebak avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Darren is looking to chop away at Daebak's legs.
Daebak throws a half hearted mid kick.
Good shot there by Darren.
Daebak fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
A big right from Darren misses.
Daebak throws a fast counter high kick but Darren manages to duck under it in time.
Daebak avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Daebak dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Darren. That did some damage!
Daebak takes a swing at Darren's ribcage but misses.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Shirou Masuda scores the fight 29:28
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight 29:28
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... James Darren!

James Darren thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: PFC 42 McGuire vs Mayhem     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Tom Thomas (ranked 724 p4p, 33 weight class) and Gary Daebak (ranked 1610 p4p, 76 weight class). Tom Thomas has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

160 cm
26
140 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
170 cm
26
141 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Tom Thomas!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Gary Daebak!
The judges for this bout are Kenichi Hosakawa, Yukihiro Yamamoto and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Daebak takes one to the side of the head.
Daebak 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.
Daebak throws a right hand that misses
and Thomas counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Thomas lunges at Daebak with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Daebak's hand.
Thomas throws an overhand right that lands on Daebak's shoulder, as Daebak tries to avoid the shot.
Thomas misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Daebak.
Thomas throws a jab but it's blocked by Daebak.
Thomas waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Daebak.
Thomas misses with a hook to the body
and Daebak makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Daebak uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Thomas.

Daebak darts in and clinches Thomas up against the cage.
Daebak tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Thomas's elbow.
Daebak pushes Thomas back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Thomas lands a right hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A right handed body shot lands from Daebak.
Daebak makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Thomas lands with a right to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Daebak.
Daebak lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Thomas backwards.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Thomas lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Daebak lands a body shot.
Thomas scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Thomas misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Daebak swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Daebak prevents a body shot from Thomas.
Daebak lands a body shot.
Daebak tries a body shot but Thomas blocks it.

Thomas breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Donk. Thomas catches Daebak right on the button with a cross.
A slow jab from Thomas misses its intended target.
Thomas misses with a looping left.
Daebak feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Thomas's calf.
Daebak looks to throw the jab but Thomas is out of range.
Thomas missing with a left hand there. Daebak was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Thomas throws a hook to the side of Daebak's head but Daebak sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Thomas staying out of range there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Thomas. Daebak does a little dance to reset his feet.
Daebak pivots, looking for a leg kick but Thomas is out of range and Daebak settles back down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Daebak misses with a wild body shot.
Thomas doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Daebak lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Thomas at a distance.
Thomas throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Daebak walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Thomas checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Thomas lands a jab to the head.
Thomas throws a body punch but Daebak moves out of range.
Daebak steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Thomas.
Daebak lands a jab.
Daebak swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Thomas fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Daebak manages to avoid it.
Thomas keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Thomas throws a body punch but Daebak moves out of range.
Daebak wants to counter the offense by Thomas and move into the clinch position.
Thomas lands a body shot.
Thomas throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Daebak sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Thomas looks to score with a jab to the body but Daebak is just out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Daebak delivers a nice body kick.
Daebak slips under a jab from Thomas.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Daebak.
Daebak lands a glancing blow to the side of Thomas's head.
Daebak connects with a solid leg kick.
Daebak lands a nice leg kick that just misses Thomas's sensitive parts.
Daebak fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Thomas checks it well.
Daebak avoids the body shot from Thomas.
Thomas throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Daebak feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Thomas's calf.
Daebak feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Thomas's calf.
Thomas fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Daebak manages to avoid it.
Thomas jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Daebak stuns Thomas with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Thomas throws a hook but Daebak blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Daebak just misses with a punch to the body.
Thomas clobbers Daebak with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Thomas throws a lazy right hand but Daebak sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Thomas lands a nice shot to the body.
Daebak jabs Thomas to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Daebak goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Some wild striking there from Thomas.
Daebak walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Thomas checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Daebak tries a head kick but it misses.
Thomas throws a hook to the side of Daebak's head but Daebak sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Daebak throws a hook to the side of Thomas's head but Thomas sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Daebak closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Daebak uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Thomas.
Daebak tries to counter by closing the distance.
Thomas misses with a hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Tom Thomas will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Daebak misses with a low kick.
Thomas connects with a single shot there.
Thomas feints a jab promting Daebak to slip. Thomas then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Daebak slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Thomas throws a body shot but no joy.
A slapping leg kick lands for Daebak.
Thomas lands a nice hook to Daebak's body. Daebak takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Daebak takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Daebak is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Thomas rather than just go for the knockout.
Daebak throws a lazy uppercut
and Thomas counters with a straight right hand.
Thomas catches Daebak with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Daebak.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Daebak takes a swing at Thomas's ribcage but misses.
Daebak walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Daebak steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Thomas.
Daebak swings away with a body shot that misses
and Thomas counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Daebak is looking to clinch.
Daebak scores with a crisp jab that stopped Thomas in his tracks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thomas 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.
Thomas throws an off balance right hand

and Daebak counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Daebak.
Gary Daebak seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Daebak tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Thomas breaks the clinch.
Thomas lands a head shot.
Thomas throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Thomas blocks the body kick.
Daebak jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Thomas was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Thomas misses with an uppercut

and Daebak counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Daebak.
A short uppercut from Daebak.
Thomas has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Thomas throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Daebak tries to work over Thomas's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Thomas pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Thomas misses with a straight right.
Thomas checks a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Daebak turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Thomas throws a shot to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Daebak throws a head kick but Thomas moves out of range.
Nice body punch from Thomas.
Daebak throws a leg kick but Thomas moved away.
Thomas has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Daebak.
Daebak throws a nice outside leg kick.
Thomas scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Thomas misses with a left hand
and Daebak cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Thomas fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Daebak cracks a nice hook into Thomas's ribs.
Daebak staying out of range there.
Thomas misses with a hook
and Daebak counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Daebak throws a leg kick
and Thomas cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Daebak.
Thomas throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Thomas misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Daebak.
Thomas scores with a jab to the jaw.
Daebak ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Daebak tries a quick counter leg kick but Thomas is wise to it.
Thomas is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Daebak.
Thomas misses with an uppercut.
Daebak scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Thomas misses with a straight right.
Thomas throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Thomas fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Thomas throws a lazy right hand but Daebak sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Daebak moves out of range of the strikes.
Daebak lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Thomas steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Daebak.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Thomas throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Daebak keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Daebak tries to counter with a clinch but Thomas shakes him off and moves away.
Thomas moves out of range of the body kick.
Daebak throws a body punch but Thomas moves out of range.
Daebak displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Thomas throws out the jab.
Daebak tries to counter with a clinch but Thomas shakes him off and moves away.
Daebak tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Thomas was well out of range. Poor timing from Daebak.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Daebak smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Thomas cracks a nice hook into Daebak's ribs.
Thomas swings widly with a right hand

and Daebak counters by clinching up.
Daebak misses with a body punch.
Thomas lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Daebak struggles to land a body shot inside as Thomas controls his hands.
The referee is keeping an eye on Thomas - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Daebak has a couple of punches blocked by Thomas.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Daebak working aggressively here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Tom Thomas will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Thomas moves into range and connects with a jab.
Daebak lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Thomas misses with a straight left.
Thomas slips under a jab from Daebak.
Thomas has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Daebak finds it's way round the side to connect with Thomas's head.
Thomas throws the left hand but Daebak avoids the punch easily.
A telegraphed right hand from Daebak misses the target.
Daebak avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tom Thomas is winning the standup battle so far.
Daebak throws a leg kick
and Thomas counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Thomas throws an overhand right that lands on Daebak's shoulder, as Daebak tries to avoid the shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Daebak ducks under a wild hook from Thomas.
Daebak tried to score with a low kick but Thomas checks it.
Thomas misses with an uppercut.
Daebak swings for the body but Thomas moves out of range.
Daebak looks to score with a jab to the body but Thomas is just out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Daebak needs to keep his hands up - Thomas had a free shot at his head there.
Thomas misses with a hook

and Daebak counters by moving into the clinch.
Daebak lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Daebak tries to throw a body punch but Thomas avoids it by throwing Daebak back against the cage.
Thomas scores with a nice hook to the head.
A short left from Daebak.
Daebak goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Thomas looking to slow down the pace here.
Thomas wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Daebak lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Thomas.
Good body shot from Thomas.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Thomas.
Daebak doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Daebak misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Thomas fails to land.
Daebak presses Thomas against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Nice body punch from Daebak - that landed with a thud.
Gary Daebak has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thomas blocks an uppercut.
Daebak lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Daebak misses with some punches.

Thomas escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Thomas moves out of range as Daebak strikes.
Thomas takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Daebak slips under a jab.
Nice jab there from Daebak.
Thomas uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Daebak.
Thomas throws a jab when Daebak was well out of range.
A solid leg kick lands there for Daebak.
Daebak takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Thomas misses with a two punch combination.
Daebak tries to counter by closing the distance.
A lazy left from Thomas finds it's target.
Daebak is looking to slow Thomas down with leg kicks.
Tom Thomas is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thomas ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Daebak tries to score with a low kick but Thomas moves his leg out of the way.
Daebak takes a swing at Thomas's ribcage but misses.
Thomas is looking to counter punch.
Daebak takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Daebak.
Daebak connects with an inside leg kick.
Thomas bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Daebak's head.
Thomas throws a shot to the body.
A lazy left from Thomas finds it's target.
Daebak has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Thomas checks a low kick from Daebak.
Daebak swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Daebak fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Thomas checks it well.
Thomas tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Good shot there by Thomas.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Thomas slips a straight right by Daebak.
Daebak defending well as Thomas loads up on a big left hand.
Thomas keeps the fight on the outside.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A shot to the body from Daebak misses
and Thomas counters with a straight right hand.
Thomas avoids the body shot from Daebak.
Thomas ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Daebak moves away.
Thomas misses with an uppercut
and Daebak counters with a nice body shot.
Thomas blocks the body kick.
Thomas swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Daebak pivots, looking for a leg kick but Thomas is out of range and Daebak settles back down.
A looping hook to the body misses from Daebak. Thomas does a little dance to reset his feet.
Daebak misses with a shot to the body
and Thomas counters with a stiff right hand.
Thomas misses the jab.
Daebak wants to counter with a clinch but Thomas pushes him away.
Daebak looks to score with a jab to the body but Thomas is just out of range.
Thomas throwing a counter right hand but Daebak manages to avoid it.
Thomas misses with an uppercut.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight 29:29
Judge Yukihiro Yamamoto scores the fight 28:29
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Gary Daebak!

A relieved looking Gary Daebak 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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Event: CEC 587     
Date:   May 09, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Pena Pulkkinen (ranked 34 p4p, 4 weight class) and Jean Paul Garcon (ranked 64 p4p, 8 weight class). On his way into the cage it seems that Pena Pulkkinen has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Pena Pulkkinen seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

225 cm
27
242 lbs
24 - 6 - 0
189 cm
31
243 lbs
28 - 11 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, 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 Helsinki, Pena Pulkkinen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Jean Paul Garcon!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pulkkinen lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Garcon misses with a leg kick.
Pulkkinen with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Garcon 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.
Garcon ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Garcon is looking to land body kicks.
A big left from Garcon misses.
Pulkkinen throws a poor cross that misses
and Pulkkinen takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Garcon throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Pulkkinen lands a nice leg kick that just misses Garcon's sensitive parts.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Pulkkinen. Garcon shrugs it off though.
Pulkkinen misses with a hook
and Garcon cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Pulkkinen works the jab nicely.
Pulkkinen connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Garcon changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Pulkkinen connects with a body shot that sends Garcon's belly button to the back.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Garcon misses with a wild body shot.
Pulkkinen gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Garcon.
Garcon cracks the inside of Pulkkinen's front leg.
Garcon fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Pulkkinen checks it well.
Pulkkinen throwing a counter right hand but Garcon manages to avoid it.
Garcon uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Pulkkinen.
Garcon throws a body kick, spinning off balance
letting Pulkkinen counter with a right hand.
Garcon misses with an uppercut. Pulkkinen saw that one coming.
Pulkkinen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Garcon.
Garcon throws a head kick but Pulkkinen moves out of range.
Pulkkinen really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Nice shot lands for Pulkkinen.
Pulkkinen throws a lazy right hand but Garcon sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Pulkkinen cracks Garcon with an open hand slap.
Pulkkinen fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Garcon checks it well.
Garcon ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Garcon moves into the clinch successfully.
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!

Pulkkinen breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Pulkkinen chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A solid leg kick lands there for Garcon.
Pulkkinen throws a hook but Garcon avoids it easily.
Pulkkinen tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Garcon was well out of range. Poor timing from Pulkkinen.
Pulkkinen uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Pulkkinen is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Pulkkinen throws the left hand but Garcon avoids the punch easily.
Pulkkinen wants to land a leg kick but Garcon is out of range.
Garcon blocks a jab.
Pulkkinen sets himself, and Garcon steps forward looking for the clinch! Pulkkinen avoids it this time.
Pulkkinen looks to land a left hand but Garcon moved out of range nicely.
Pulkkinen is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Pena Pulkkinen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Pulkkinen bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Garcon has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Garcon there as he acknowledges the shot.
Pulkkinen looks to land a left hand but Garcon moved out of range nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fight stays on the outside here - Garcon looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Garcon has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Garcon paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Garcon misses with an uppercut.
Pulkkinen throws a leg kick but Garcon checks it.
Garcon's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Pulkkinen connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Garcon scrambles back to his feet.
Garcon takes a swing at Pulkkinen's ribcage but misses.
Pulkkinen is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Garcon scoring well with a low kick there.
Pulkkinen is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
A big left from Pulkkinen misses.
Garcon has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Pulkkinen.
The fighters circle momentarily. Pulkkinen darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Pulkkinen avoids the body shot from Garcon.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pulkkinen looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Good standup being displayed there by Pulkkinen as he connects with a hook.
Garcon tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Pulkkinen manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Pulkkinen feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Garcon tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Pulkkinen motions for Garcon to come forward. Pulkkinen throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Pulkkinen keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Garcon takes a swing at Pulkkinen's ribcage but misses.
Garcon throws a chopping leg kick but Pulkkinen manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A counter left hand to the body from Pulkkinen misses its target.
A slow jab from Pulkkinen misses its intended target.
Pulkkinen misses the shot to the body.
Garcon tries to work over Pulkkinen's front leg with a kick but Pulkkinen checks it.
Pulkkinen rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Garcon moves into the clinch.
Pulkkinen lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Pulkkinen lands a left hand that snaps the head of Garcon backwards.

Pulkkinen manages to break the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Pulkkinen tries a head kick but it misses.
Pulkkinen tried to score with a low kick but Garcon checks it.
Garcon wants to counter with a clinch but Pulkkinen pushes him away.
Pulkkinen connects with a nice looking jab.
Pena Pulkkinen is winning the standup battle so far.
Garcon checks the leg kick nicely there.
Pulkkinen slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Garcon fails in his attempt to clinch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Pulkkinen. Garcon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Garcon looks to land a left hand but Pulkkinen moved out of range nicely.
Pulkkinen swings for the body but Garcon moves out of range.
Pulkkinen takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Pulkkinen is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Garcon can do to turn this around?
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Garcon fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Pulkkinen is out of range.
Pulkkinen throws a right hand that misses
and Garcon counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Pulkkinen throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Garcon sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Garcon connects with a leg kick. Pulkkinen looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Garcon checks the leg kick.
Garcon tries to land a body kick
and Pulkkinen counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Garcon throws a right hand that misses
and Pulkkinen counters with a nice uppercut.
Nice defenses there by Garcon.
Pulkkinen misses with a straight right.
Garcon appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Pulkkinen lands a nice hook to Garcon's body. Garcon takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A slapping leg kick lands for Pulkkinen.
Garcon just misses with a punch to the body.
Pulkkinen is looking to counter punch.
Pulkkinen tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Pulkkinen scores with a jab.
Garcon waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Pulkkinen.
Garcon thows a left - swing and a miss!
Garcon blocks the body kick.
Garcon throws a shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Garcon dodges the punch combination from Pulkkinen.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Pulkkinen jabs Garcon to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Garcon is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Garcon takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Garcon throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Pulkkinen stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Pulkkinen throws a shot from downtown. Garcon moves away and avoids it.
A little jabbing left from Garcon on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Garcon throws a body punch but Pulkkinen moves out of range.
Garcon swings away with a body shot that misses
and Pulkkinen counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Crunch! Pulkkinen slams his shin into Garcon's torso.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Garcon takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
An inside leg kick lands from Pulkkinen.
Garcon misses with a low kick as Pulkkinen jumps back.
Pulkkinen gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Garcon.
Pulkkinen uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Garcon.
A good leg kick by Garcon.
Garcon defending well as Pulkkinen loads up on a big left hand.
Garcon follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Pulkkinen throws a nice outside leg kick.
Garcon is looking to clinch.
Good work by Garcon as he checks the leg kick.
Pulkkinen uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Garcon.
Garcon slips a straight right by Pulkkinen.
Garcon throws a quick inside leg kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Pulkkinen checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Garcon's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Garcon jabs at Pulkkinen's body.
Garcon throws a body shot but no joy.
Garcon 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.
Pulkkinen darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pulkkinen looks to score with a jab to the body but Garcon is just out of range.
Pulkkinen avoids the body shot from Garcon.
Garcon misses with a body shot.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Pulkkinen, as that shot connected.
Garcon goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Garcon throws a shot from downtown. Pulkkinen moves away and avoids it.
A slapping body kick lands there for Pulkkinen.
Garcon looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Garcon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Pulkkinen lands a nice shot that snaps Garcon's head back.
Pulkkinen misses the shot to the body.
Garcon fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Garcon misses with a right hand
and Pulkkinen counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Pulkkinen feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Garcon's calf.
Garcon buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Pulkkinen throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.

Garcon forces Pulkkinen back against the cage and clinches.
Pulkkinen softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Garcon has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Pulkkinen.
Pulkkinen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Garcon.
Garcon misses with a punch on the inside.
Pulkkinen goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Pulkkinen escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A clash of legs there as Pulkkinen blocks the low kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Garcon tries to clinch there but Pulkkinen circles away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pulkkinen fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Garcon has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Pulkkinen misses with a combination
and Garcon counters with a nice leg kick.
Garcon checks the leg kick.
Pulkkinen throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Pulkkinen scores with a nice body kick.
Pulkkinen pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Pulkkinen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Garcon gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Garcon loads up on a big right hand but Pulkkinen slips the punch.
Garcon pivots, looking for a leg kick but Pulkkinen is out of range and Garcon settles back down.
Garcon throws a leg kick
and Pulkkinen counters with an inside leg kick.
Garcon takes a swing at Pulkkinen's ribcage but misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Garcon with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Pulkkinen to score with a decent uppercut.
Garcon has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Pulkkinen.
Garcon misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Garcon 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.
Garcon punishes Pulkkinen's body with a nice straight punch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Pulkkinen.
Garcon buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Garcon avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Pulkkinen takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Garcon throws a low kick, looking for Pulkkinen's leg but Pulkkinen calmly moves out of range.
A solid leg kick lands there for Pulkkinen.
Garcon lands a lovely overhand right.
Garcon takes a swing at Pulkkinen's ribcage but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pulkkinen swings for the body but Garcon moves out of range.
Pulkkinen lands with a slapping head kick.
Pulkkinen lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Pulkkinen connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Garcon's hands.
Pulkkinen throws a jab when Garcon was well out of range.
Pulkkinen throws a body kick that misses.
Garcon scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Garcon on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Garcon tried to score with a low kick but Pulkkinen checks it.
Pulkkinen lands an overhand right.
A jab lands there for Pulkkinen.
Pulkkinen throws a jab when Garcon was well out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pulkkinen lands a front kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A left lands for Garcon.
Pulkkinen is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Pulkkinen swinging wildly here.
Pulkkinen blocks a jab.
Pulkkinen checks the leg kick nicely there.
Garcon connects with a body shot.
Garcon scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
A looping hook to the body misses from Pulkkinen. Garcon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Garcon tries to counter by closing the distance.
Pulkkinen will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Pulkkinen throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Garcon stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Pulkkinen throws a low kick but Garcon moves out of range easily.
Garcon looks to score with a jab to the body but Pulkkinen is just out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pena Pulkkinen clearly takes that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Garcon misses with an uppercut.
Garcon connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Pulkkinen's hands.
Garcon has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Garcon tries to clinch but Pulkkinen moves out of range.
A jab from Pulkkinen does it's job there.
Garcon looks for the body kick but Pulkkinen saw that one coming.
Pulkkinen lands a slapping body shot.
Pulkkinen punishes Garcon's body with a nice straight punch.
Pulkkinen throws a low kick but Garcon avoids it.
Pulkkinen scores with a spinning back kick!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pulkkinen lands a head shot.
Donk. Pulkkinen catches Garcon right on the button with a cross.
Pulkkinen tests Garcon's chin there with a solid looking shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Garcon closes the distance and clinches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pulkkinen lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Garcon backwards.
Garcon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Garcon tries to work over Pulkkinen's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Garcon takes a shot to the head.
Garcon lands with a left to the head.
Pulkkinen prevents a body shot from Garcon.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Garcon as Pulkkinen tries to tie him up.
Garcon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Pulkkinen tries to stall but Garcon uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Pulkkinen lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Garcon scores with a nice hook to the head.
Pulkkinen prevents a body shot from Garcon.
Garcon working some nice short punches in the clinch.

Pulkkinen pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Garcon throws out a leg kick but Pulkkinen moves out of range and Garcon only half commits.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Garcon lands a leg kick that knocks Pulkkinen off balance momentarily.
Pulkkinen throws a body punch but Garcon moves out of range.
Pulkkinen throws a chopping leg kick but Garcon manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Pulkkinen uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Garcon.
Garcon takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pulkkinen misses with a looping right.
Pulkkinen darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Garcon misses with a straight right.
A chopping leg kick lands by Garcon.
Pulkkinen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Garcon uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Pulkkinen.
Pulkkinen throws a leg kick
and Garcon counters with a straight punch to the midsection.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Garcon throws out a powerful jab.
Garcon throws the kick towards the body but Pulkkinen avoids it.
Garcon avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Garcon let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Garcon connects with a leg kick. Pulkkinen looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Garcon throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Pulkkinen sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Pulkkinen is looking to slow Garcon down with leg kicks.
Garcon scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Pulkkinen moves out of range as Garcon throws a body kick.
Pulkkinen is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Pulkkinen's corner calls for a 1-2. Pulkkinen obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Garcon misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Pulkkinen counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Pulkkinen looks to throw the jab but Garcon is out of range.
Pulkkinen misses with a leg kick.
Garcon uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Pulkkinen.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A chopping leg kick lands by Garcon.
Garcon throws a head kick that misses.
Pulkkinen throws a quick counter kick to the body but Garcon avoids it.
Pulkkinen finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Garcon tries to counter with a clinch but Pulkkinen shakes him off and moves away.
Garcon thows a leg kick but Pulkkinen checks it
and Pulkkinen makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Pulkkinen attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Pulkkinen tries a low kick but Garcon avoids it.
Garcon jabs Pulkkinen to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Garcon throws a nice outside leg kick.
Pulkkinen lands a leg kick that knocks Garcon off balance momentarily.
Pulkkinen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Garcon.
Pulkkinen misses with a lunging right hand
and Garcon cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Pena Pulkkinen will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Pulkkinen scores with a jab to the jaw.
Garcon with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Pulkkinen, as that shot connected.
Pulkkinen lands an overhand right.
Pulkkinen avoids the body shot from Garcon.
Pulkkinen throws a chopping leg kick but Garcon manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
The fighters circling - Garcon throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Pulkkinen motions for Garcon to come forward. Pulkkinen throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Garcon with a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Garcon gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Garcon pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Good work by Garcon as he checks the leg kick.
Good leg kick by Pulkkinen there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Pulkkinen's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pulkkinen throws a right hand that misses
and Garcon counters with an inside leg kick.
A leg kick checked by Garcon.
A bone on bone clash there as Garcon blocks the leg kick.
Pulkkinen swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Garcon only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Garcon lands a nice leg kick that just misses Pulkkinen's sensitive parts.
Garcon goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Garcon feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Pulkkinen's calf.
Garcon moves out of range as Pulkkinen strikes.
Pulkkinen misses with a double jab
and Garcon counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Pulkkinen thinking.
Garcon works the jab nicely.
Pulkkinen listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Jean Paul Garcon has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pulkkinen cracks Garcon with an open hand slap.
A jab lands there for Pulkkinen.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Pulkkinen clobbers Garcon with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Garcon lands a jab to Pulkkinen's midsection.
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.
Garcon checks a leg kick nicely.
Garcon looks to land a body kick but Pulkkinen moved away.
Pulkkinen looks to land a combination but Garcon avoids it well.
Pulkkinen looks to land a right hand but Garcon moved out of range.
Garcon lands a jab to the nose.
Garcon throws a front kick aimed at Pulkkinen's knee but Pulkkinen avoids it well.
Garcon takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Garcon walks into a jab.
Garcon motions for Pulkkinen to come forward. Garcon throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Garcon tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Pulkkinen paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Good exchange - Pulkkinen coming out on top.
Pulkkinen dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Pulkkinen keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Garcon thumps Pulkkinen with a low kick.
Pulkkinen digs a good hook to Garcon's body.
Pulkkinen connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Garcon checks a low kick from Pulkkinen.
Garcon walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Pulkkinen checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Garcon gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Pulkkinen throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Garcon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Pulkkinen moves away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Garcon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Garcon wants to counter with a clinch but Pulkkinen pushes him away.
Garcon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pulkkinen tried to score with a low kick but Garcon checks it.
Pulkkinen throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nice uppercut there from Pulkkinen.
Garcon feints and then cracks Pulkkinen's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Pulkkinen down.
Garcon throws a sloppy body shot
and Pulkkinen counters with a nice uppercut.
Garcon misses with a wild body shot.
Garcon connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Garcon punishes Pulkkinen's body with a nice straight punch.
Garcon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Pulkkinen manages to avoid it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Garcon. Pulkkinen does a little dance to reset his feet.

And that's the end of the fight!
Pena Pulkkinen showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Pulkkinen, 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 Frank Antenori scores the fight 50:45
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 50:45
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pena Pulkkinen!

A relieved looking Pena Pulkkinen 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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Event: MMMA 75 Boagrius vs Dragovic 2     
Date:   May 06, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon (ranked 106 p4p, 5 weight class) and Lu Hao (ranked 530 p4p, 24 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

169 cm
40
128 lbs
58 - 26 - 1
172 cm
36
148 lbs
21 - 14 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Pit Bull Development



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 58 wins, 26 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Lu Hao!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, George Francis and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hao fails with a takedown attempt.
Hao throws a leg kick but Tallon moved away.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tallon lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hao's sensitive parts.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
Nice sprawl there from Tallon as Hao shoots in.
Hao tries to land a front kick but Tallon steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Hao scores with a nice strike.
Tallon slips under a jab from Hao.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Hao. That did some damage!
Hao with a hook.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Tallon.
Hao takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
Hao feints a counter leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hao throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tallon sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tallon with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Tallon lands a really nice looking cross but Hao seems unphased.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tallon. That's going to slow Hao down.
Tallon uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Tallon swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tallon keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Tallon with a jab.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short right from Hao on the inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Hao.
Hao misses with a punch to the body.
Hao tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon digs a good hook to Hao's body.
Tallon throws a jab but it's blocked by Hao.
Hao looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Hao is just out of range.
Tallon is looking to wear down Hao with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Hao misses the shot to the body.
Tallon wants to land a leg kick but Hao is out of range.
A good leg kick by Tallon.
Sloppy strikes from Hao. Those never looked like landing.
Tallon lands with a shot to the body.
Hao scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Hao doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tallon avoids the body shot from Hao.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hao tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Tallon manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Hao misses with a takedown
and Tallon counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Lu Hao.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon swings away with a body shot that misses
and Hao connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

Hao scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Tallon is trying to control Hao's posture but Hao avoids it.
Tallon is pushing Hao's head away, looking to escape. Hao manages to hold on to the position though.

Hao looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Tallon wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!

Hao tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Hao prevents Tallon from escaping the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
You can see the frustration on Tallon's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Tallon is looking for a sweep.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hao tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
Tallon wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!

Tallon sneaks out the side door and pushes Hao away - he's back to his feet. The crowd show their appreciation for the escape.
Hao sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Hao with a hook.
Tallon dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Hao. That did some damage!
Hao misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Hao throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.
Tallon moves out of range as Hao strikes.
Tallon scoring well with a low kick there.
Tallon looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Tallon throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Hao stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

Tallon pushes Hao up against the cage in a clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A nice inside leg kick there by Tallon. That's going to slow Hao down.
Tallon lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Hao fails with a takedown attempt.
Tallon slips under a jab.
Hao throws a predictable looking body shot

and Tallon counters by clinching up.

Hao manages to break the clinch.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tallon. That's going to slow Hao down.
Tallon is looking to slow Hao down with leg kicks.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Tallon throws a solid leg kick but Hao takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Tallon.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon connects with an inside leg kick.
Hao tries a low kick but Tallon avoids it.
Tallon is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Hao.
Tallon on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Tallon blocks a head kick by Hao.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon tries to clinch but Hao moves out of range.
Tallon 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.
Hao looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Tallon is fending him off so far but Hao persists. Nope, Tallon circles away and we're back to standing.
An inside leg kick lands from Tallon.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tallon.
Hao walks into a stiff left hand from Tallon.
Tallon feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Hao's calf.
Tallon throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Hao's head.
Sean Tallon is winning the standup battle so far.
Tallon scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Hao doesn't seem bothered though.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Tallon tries to land a front kick but Hao steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Tallon moves out of range of the strikes.
Tallon swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Hao tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A telegraphed right hand from Hao misses the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon is looking to clinch but Hao is avoiding it.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
Hao with the counter takedown but Tallon avoids it easily.
Tallon lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Hao at a distance.
Tallon's Muay Thai looks sharper than normal. He has obviously been working on it in the gym.
Hao looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Tallon is fending him off so far but Hao persists. Nope, Tallon circles away and we're back to standing.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Lu Hao.

Tallon closes the distance and clinches.
Tallon lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Hao backwards.
Hao swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Hao misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hao can do to turn this around?
Tallon takes a shot to the head.
Hao misses with a body punch.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tallon lands with a right to the head.
Hao's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tallon lands with a short shot to the head.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Hao goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hao misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Hao's head.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Hao backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A frustrated look appears on Hao's face as he tries to break the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hao.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
Hao blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Hao.
Hao tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Sean Tallon has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Tallon lands a shoulder strike.
Tallon lands a nice uppercut.
Tallon lands with a light punch inside.
Hao has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Tallon seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Hao can turn it around.
Hao misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Hao's elbow.
Hao prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Hao controls the action.
Hao is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Hao.
Hao tries to break free but Tallon pushes him back against the cage.
Tallon lands a left hand.
Hao blocking some punches.
Hao misses with a punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hao swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.

Hao pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Tallon lands a nice looking kick to the body. Hao takes a step back to recover.
Tallon scores with a body shot.
Tallon chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tallon lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hao's sensitive parts.
Hao connects with a single shot there.
Hao on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Tallon here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
Tallon fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Hao has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tallon takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Tallon throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Hao is just out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Hao misses with a looping right.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body.
Tallon avoids the head kick by Hao.
Hao darts in looking for a takedown but Tallon gets double underhooks and turns Hao into the cage.
Tallon tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Hao manages to circle out of the way.
Tallon lands a jab to Hao's midsection.
Tallon feints and then cracks Hao's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hao down.
Hao with a poor takedown
and Tallon connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tallon lands a body shot.
Tallon tries to clinch but Hao is having none of it.
Hao let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Hao avoids the head kick by Tallon.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon connects with an inside leg kick.
Hao throws a shot from downtown. Tallon moves away and avoids it.
Tallon throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Tallon lands a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hao misses with a straight right.
Tallon misses with a body shot.
Hao throws out a loose jab but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon is looking to counter the offense by Hao and move into the clinch.
Hao wants to slow Tallon down by chopping away at his legs.
Tallon tries to counter by clinching up but Hao breaks away and moves out of range.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Sean Tallon is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Sloppy strikes from Hao. Those never looked like landing.
Tallon dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Hao takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Nice jab there from Tallon.
Hao walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Tallon throws a nice inside leg kick.
Hao connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tallon. Tallon circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Tallon stuns Hao with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tallon throws a nice inside leg kick.
Hao on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tallon fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Hao misses the body punch
and Hao takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hao manages to avoid it.
Hao misses with a hook.
Hao throws a hook but Tallon avoids it easily.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Hao is just out of range.
Hao comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Tallon throws a nice outside leg kick.
Hao uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Tallon scores with a body shot.
Nice straight punches there by Tallon. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Tallon.
Hao throws a hook but Tallon blocks it.

Hao dives in and scores a takedown into Tallon's guard.
Tallon is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon pulls Hao in close to prevent any damage.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Hao wants to pass the guard but Tallon is keeping the position.
Tallon is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Tallon looking to control.
Tallon is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Tallon is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Hao won't allow Tallon to get back to his feet.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
A big left from Tallon misses.

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.
Tallon dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Hao throws a nice looking combination but Tallon bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
As Hao tries to get set, Tallon tries to push him back and clinch up but Hao manages to avoid the attempt.

Tallon pushes Hao up against the cage in a clinch.
Tallon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Good body shot from Tallon.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Hao controls the action.
Hao can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
Tallon lands a body punch in the clinch.
Hao doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon digs a right hand into Hao's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Hao's gas tank.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Hao avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Hao breaks from the clinch.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. Hao looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Hao misses the jab.
Tallon dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

Tallon darts in and clinches Hao up against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon clearly takes that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Nice body punch from Tallon.
Hao stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Hao misses with a hook. Tallon ducked under it nicely.
Hao gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Hao misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Hao walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tallon checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Tallon connects with the punch.
Tallon moves out of range as Hao strikes.
Tallon fires out a quick counter leg kick but Hao just manages to avoid it.
Tallon attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Hao with the counter takedown but Tallon avoids it easily.
Hao throws the left hand but Tallon avoids the punch easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon scores with a nice head shot.
Hao misses with a takedown attempt
and Tallon counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Hao is rocked!
Both fighters step back and shake their arms out. Tallon engages and cracks Hao with a massive lead left hook - Hao tumbles to the floor, out cold! What a shot! Tallon is delighted - all that hard work in training paid off!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:59 of round 4, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Sean Tallon!
Sean Tallon retains his bantamweight title!
An out of breath Sean Tallon thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: DFN#44 Picker vs Fagaro     
Date:   May 05, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Shepherd Bushiri (ranked 241 p4p, 28 weight class) and Predator Burns (ranked 752 p4p, 83 weight class). Burns has chosen Jiu-Jitsu as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

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29
135 lbs
12 - 3 - 1
170 cm
38
145 lbs
23 - 13 - 1
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World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
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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 12 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Shepherd Bushiri!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Predator Burns!
The judges for this bout are Joseph Jones, Alyssa Summers and John Kavanagh.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bushiri keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Burns closes the distance and clinches up with Bushiri, looking for a takedown. Burns pushes Bushiri against the cage but Bushiri circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Bushiri chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Bushiri throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Burns tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Bushiri moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Bushiri scoring well with a low kick there.
Bushiri looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
Bushiri definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Burns misses with a hook.
Bushiri swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Bushiri throws out a leg kick but Burns moves out of range and Bushiri only half commits.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bushiri is looking to chop away at Burns's legs.
Bushiri throws a body punch but Burns moves out of range.
Bushiri throws a sloppy head kick and Burns moves out of range easily.
Bushiri misses the shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri throws a quick inside leg kick.
Bushiri connects with a looping right hand.
A shot to the liver by Bushiri. Beautiful body shot.
Bushiri ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Burns moves away.
And Burns tries to counter it with a takedown but Bushiri pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Bushiri throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Burns stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Bushiri loads up on a big right hand but Burns slips the punch.
Bushiri throws a right and a left that both miss.
Burns is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Burns misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.

Bushiri gets caught flat footed, as Burns shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Bushiri wants to stand and escape but Burns is having none of it.
Burns trying to control but Bushiri is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Bushiri haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Bushiri wants to stand up but Burns is controlling him.
Burns in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

Bushiri pushes Burns off and gets back to his feet.
Bushiri will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Bushiri.
Burns blocks the body kick.
And Burns tries to counter it with a takedown but Bushiri pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Burns misses with a right hand

and Bushiri holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Bushiri scores with a nice hook to the head.
Bushiri misses with a short punch on the inside.
Burns tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Bushiri's elbow.
Burns lands with a left to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri lands a hook that snaps the head of Burns backwards.
Bushiri tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Burns's elbow.
Burns is trying to break the clinch but Bushiri is controlling him.
Stalling in the clinch from Burns.
A right hand to the body from Burns.
A right handed body shot lands from Bushiri.
Burns lands a shot to the body.
A right hook to the body lands for Bushiri.
Burns is trying to break the clinch but Bushiri is controlling him.
Bushiri makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A right hook to the body lands for Burns.

Burns's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Bushiri lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Burns uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bushiri.
Burns changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Bushiri listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Burns lands a slapping body shot.
Bushiri shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Shepherd Bushiri seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Burns fails with the takedown.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Predator Burns.
Bushiri 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.
Bushiri misses with a jab, cross combination.

Bushiri moves into range and clinches up with Burns.
Bushiri fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Bushiri working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Burns tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Bushiri's elbow.
A short right from Bushiri on the inside.
Burns prevents a body shot from Bushiri.
Bushiri scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Bushiri tries to work over Burns's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Bushiri misses with a body punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A looping hook to the body misses from Bushiri. Burns does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bushiri swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bushiri stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Bushiri is looking to wear down Burns with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.

Burns drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Burns has been taking part in the yoga sessions down at Canadian Elite Bruins Gym. Presumably he's going to look for a slick submission... Or maybe he's looking to avoid one.
Bushiri wants to stand but Burns is controlling the position.
Burns trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Burns prevents Bushiri from getting back to his feet.
Burns connects with a couple of short punches.
Bushiri keeping full guard, as Burns tries to pass.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bushiri has control of Burns's left arm, preventing Burns from doing any damage.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Bushiri keeping full guard, as Burns tries to pass.
Burns stops Bushiri from standing up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Burns postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Bushiri is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Bushiri trying desperately to get back to his feet here but he's not having any joy at all. He's going to tire himself out if he's not careful.

Bushiri has scooted to the edge of the canvas and used the cage to get back to his feet. Burns has stuck on his opponent and is forcing him back against the cage.
Bushiri doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Burns jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Bushiri walks away with a smile on his face. Burns gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Burns staying out of range there.
Bushiri is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Burns can do to turn this around?
No luck for Burns with that takedown attempt.
Bushiri getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Bushiri throws a low kick, looking for Burns's leg but Burns calmly moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns checks the leg kick.
Burns drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Bushiri defends it well.
Burns shoots in looking for a takedown but Bushiri manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Burns's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Predator Burns.
Burns will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Bushiri throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

Burns decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.

Bushiri kicks Burns off and gets back to his feet.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bushiri motions for Burns to come forward. Bushiri throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Bushiri lands a jab to Burns's midsection.
Burns slips under a jab from Bushiri.
Bushiri lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Burns jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns throws a leg kick which misses Bushiri's front leg but catches the back leg as Bushiri tries to avoid it.
Burns shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Bushiri as he jumps to the side.
Burns shoots for a takedown but Bushiri saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Bushiri throws a solid leg kick but Burns takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Bushiri.
Bushiri scores with a leg kick.
Burns fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Bushiri avoids it really well and circles away.
Bushiri throws a sloppy head kick and Burns moves out of range easily.
Nice takedown defense from Bushiri. No joy for Burns on that attempt.
Bushiri wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Burns shoots in but Bushiri avoids the takedown attempt easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Bushiri can pounce on him.
Bushiri finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Burns throws a nice outside leg kick.
A lazy left from Bushiri finds it's target.
Burns looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Bushiri is fending him off so far but Burns persists. Nope, Bushiri circles away and we're back to standing.
It appears Bushiri was looking to counter with a kick there.
Bushiri pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Bushiri tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Burns is able to avoid easily.
Bushiri is looking to slow Burns down with leg kicks.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Bushiri closes the distance and clinches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Bushiri throws a big shot that misses.
Bushiri connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

Burns fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Bushiri to the ground. Burns is now in Bushiri's guard.
Burns landing some decent shots from guard.
Bushiri wants to stand but Burns is controlling the position.
Burns trying to control but Bushiri is working from the bottom.

Bushiri has butterfly guard. He's looking to stand up here. He pushes Burns off him and springs to his feet nicely. The crowd applauds.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Burns.
Bushiri buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Bushiri slips a straight right by Burns.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri slips a jab from Burns.
Burns walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Bushiri motions for Burns to come forward. Bushiri throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Burns uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bushiri.
Burns looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Bushiri is fending him off so far but Burns persists. Nope, Bushiri circles away and we're back to standing.
Bushiri throws a body punch but Burns moves out of range.
Burns checks the leg kick nicely there.
Burns is trying hard to land a takedown here. Bushiri sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Predator Burns.
A jab from Bushiri misses.
Bushiri throws a nice outside leg kick.
Bushiri throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
And Burns tries to counter it with a takedown but Bushiri pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Donk. Bushiri catches Burns right on the button with a cross.
Bushiri slips under a jab from Burns.
Bushiri half committed to a counter leg kick.

Bushiri tries to sprawl but Burns drives through with a takedown into half guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Bushiri kicks Burns off and gets back to his feet.
A shot to the liver by Bushiri. Beautiful body shot.
Bushiri goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Bushiri misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Burns.
Bushiri will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
And Burns tries to counter it with a takedown but Bushiri pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Burns uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bushiri.
Bushiri is looking to land body kicks.
Bushiri fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jab by Burns.
Burns swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Bushiri.
Shepherd Bushiri is winning the standup battle so far.
Bushiri scores with a head kick.
Bushiri scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Burns swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Bushiri throws a half hearted mid kick.
Burns on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Bushiri. Bushiri obviously looking to wear him down.
A combination from Bushiri does no damage.
And Burns tries to counter it with a takedown but Bushiri pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Bushiri throws a low kick but Burns moves out of range easily.
Bushiri uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Burns.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Burns crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Bushiri - the referee stops the clock and Burns gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Bushiri. Burns manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Burns drives through with a takedown into Bushiri's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bushiri is looking to stand up but Burns isn't so interested in that idea.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Burns in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Burns won't allow Bushiri to get back to his feet.
Burns wants to control from the top but Bushiri keeps moving.
Burns with a flurry of punches that miss.
Bushiri is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Burns is controlling him.
Bushiri keeping moving, preventing Burns from controlling successfully.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shepherd Bushiri clearly takes that round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


A slapping leg kick lands for Bushiri.
Bushiri lands a nice leg kick that just misses Burns's sensitive parts.
The fighters circling - Bushiri throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Burns with the counter takedown but Bushiri avoids it easily.
Burns's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Burns scores with the left hand. Bushiri knows he should have avoided that one.
Bushiri misses with a low kick.
Burns 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.
Burns steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bushiri.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bushiri will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Bushiri takes a swing at Burns's ribcage but misses.
Bushiri tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Bushiri scores with a hook to the body. Burns takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Shepherd Bushiri is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri is looking to clinch.
Burns drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Bushiri defends it well.
Bushiri misses with the combination.
And Burns tries to counter it with a takedown but Bushiri pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Burns shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Bushiri sprawls well. Bushiri wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Burns gets slowly back to his feet.
Bushiri wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Bushiri has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Burns.
Bushiri misses with a low kick.
Burns feints the counter takedown.
Bushiri digs a good body shot into Burns's ribs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Bushiri misses with a looping left.
Bushiri tried to score with a low kick but Burns checks it.
A big left from Burns misses.
Bushiri swings for the body but Burns moves out of range.
Burns throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A low kick from Bushiri is predictable there

and Burns counters with a shoot takedown. Bushiri fights it but they end up in guard.

Bushiri has his feet on Burns's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bushiri just misses with a punch to the body.
Burns feints the counter takedown.

Bushiri has taken the fight to the clinch.
Bushiri tries to throw a body punch but Burns avoids it by throwing Bushiri back against the cage.
Burns misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns blocks an uppercut.
Burns jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Bushiri walks away with a smile on his face. Burns gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Burns misses with a straight right.
Bushiri slips a jab from Burns.
Bushiri tried to counter with a leg kick but Burns avoided it.
Bushiri takes a swing at Burns's ribcage but misses.
Bushiri tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Bushiri scores with a leg kick.
Bushiri throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bushiri lunges at Burns with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Burns's hand.

Burns shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Bushiri pushes Burns off looking to stand but Burns dives back in and keeps control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Bushiri kicks off Burns and gets to his feet.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bushiri throws the left hand but Burns avoids the punch easily.
Burns avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Burns changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Bushiri fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Burns loads up on a big right hand but Bushiri slips the punch.
Burns ducks under a wild hook from Bushiri.
Bushiri misses the jab.

Burns fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Bushiri to the ground. Burns is now in Bushiri's guard.

Bushiri has his feet on Burns's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
Burns throws a jab but it's blocked by Bushiri.

Bushiri gets caught flat footed, as Burns shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.

Bushiri has his feet on Burns's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shepherd Bushiri had his way with Predator Burns in that round.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Bushiri throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burns sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Bushiri looks to land a body kick but Burns moved away.
Burns scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Burns throws a jab but it's blocked by Bushiri.
Bushiri throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bushiri throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Bushiri throws a push kick but Burns slaps the foot to one side.
And Burns tries to counter it with a takedown but Bushiri pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Burns misses with a kick to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

Burns drives through with a takedown into Bushiri's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Bushiri not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Bushiri has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri wants to get back to his feet but Burns passes into half guard.
Burns stops Bushiri from getting back to his feet.
Bushiri blocking the ground and pound attempt from Burns.

Bushiri makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Burns tries for a takedown but Bushiri sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
A slapping leg kick lands for Bushiri.
Nice uppercut there from Burns.
Bushiri looks for the body kick but Burns saw that one coming.
Bushiri blocks a low kick nicely.
Burns checks a leg kick nicely.
Shepherd Bushiri is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri lands a nice hook to Burns's body. Burns takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Bushiri 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.
Burns with the counter takedown but Bushiri avoids it easily.
Bushiri throws a lazy right hand but Burns sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Bushiri misses with a looping right.
Burns shoots in for a double leg but Bushiri sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.

Burns looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Bushiri desperately trying to maintain half guard.
Burns has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Bushiri on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Bushiri tries to kick Burns off but Burns keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Bushiri's head.
Burns is pressing down on Bushiri's thigh, looking to free his foot. Bushiri is holding on for now.
Predator Burns has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Bushiri wants to get back to his feet.
Burns trying to control from half guard but Bushiri is working away.
Burns seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Bushiri moves into full guard.
Burns prevents Bushiri from getting back to his feet.
Burns is stalling in the full guard.
Bushiri wants to stand and escape but Burns is having none of it.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Bushiri is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Bushiri wants to get back to his feet but Burns is in a dominant position and won't allow it.

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

Bushiri has scooted to the edge of the canvas and used the cage to get back to his feet. Burns has stuck on his opponent and is forcing him back against the cage.
Bushiri struggles to land a body shot inside as Burns controls his hands.
Shepherd Bushiri has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Bushiri can't find room to land a body shot as Burns controls the action.
Bushiri misses with some punches.

Burns decides to pull guard.

Burns looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Bushiri trying to stand up but can't free himself from Burns's guard.

Bushiri gets to his feet. Burns looking to butt scoot but the ref puts an end to that. On your feet son!
Bushiri thumps Burns with a low kick.
Bushiri lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Burns with a lazy takedown attempt
and Bushiri counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Joseph Jones scores the fight 50:45
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 50:45
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shepherd Bushiri!

Shepherd Bushiri retains his featherweight title!
During a confident post fight interview, Shepherd Bushiri thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
The defeated Predator Burns had this to say: 'It's ok, i'm home.'.
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RATING
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Event: CEC 585     
Date:   May 02, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Dasha Karimov (ranked 77 p4p, 13 weight class) and Steve Belliveau (ranked 159 p4p, 20 weight class). Karimov comes to the cage accompanied by ACDC - Hells Bells. The crowd seem to be enjoying Belliveau's choice of entrance music: We will rock you. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

185 cm
33
193 lbs
30 - 11 - 2
185 cm
39
195 lbs
38 - 18 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 11 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Dasha Karimov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Steve Belliveau!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Timothy Bukovac and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Karimov throws a hook to the side of Belliveau's head but Belliveau sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Belliveau looks to throw the jab but Karimov is out of range.
Karimov swings widly with a right hand
and Belliveau connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Karimov with a jab.
Karimov looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Belliveau takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Karimov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Belliveau.
Belliveau throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

Karimov has Belliveau up against the cage in a clinch.
Belliveau lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Karimov using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Karimov landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Belliveau looks winded!
Belliveau blocks a body shot from Karimov.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Belliveau goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Belliveau misses with a short punch on the inside.
Belliveau throws a punch but it's blocked by Karimov.
Karimov lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Karimov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Karimov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Belliveau lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Belliveau tries to work over Karimov's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Belliveau lands a body shot in the clinch.
We've been informed that Belliveau has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Belliveau makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Belliveau lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Karimov blocks a body shot from Belliveau.
Belliveau swings wildly with an uppercut but Karimov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Karimov has a couple of punches blocked by Belliveau.
Karimov lands a right hand.
Belliveau throws a head punch that misses.
Belliveau misses with a punch on the inside.
Karimov landing knees to the head.
Belliveau can't find room to land a body shot as Karimov controls the action.
Karimov misses with a hook from the clinch.
Karimov lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Belliveau misses with a punch to the body.
Karimov tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Belliveau tries a body shot but Karimov blocks it.
Karimov lands a shoulder strike.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Belliveau tries to throw a body punch but Karimov avoids it by throwing Belliveau back against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Belliveau misses with a body punch.
Karimov struggles to land a body shot inside as Belliveau controls his hands.
Karimov misses with a hook from the clinch.
Karimov misses with some punches.
Karimov prevents a body shot from Belliveau.
Karimov is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Karimov lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A short right from Karimov.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Karimov obliges.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Karimov.
Karimov digs a right hand into Belliveau's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Belliveau's gas tank.
Belliveau swings wildly with an uppercut but Karimov uses good head movement to avoid it.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Karimov.
Karimov unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Karimov lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Karimov lands a shot to the body.
Karimov works on Belliveau's body with a couple of short punches.
Karimov pushes Belliveau back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Karimov lands a nice uppercut.
Karimov tries to land a knee to the head but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Karimov comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.

It looks like Steve Belliveau has been cut.
A short right from Karimov on the inside.
Karimov throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Karimov is leaning against Belliveau and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Karimov tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Belliveau's elbow.
A knee to the head by Karimov.
Karimov lands a knee to the body.
Belliveau prevents a body shot from Karimov.
Karimov with a knee to the head.
Karimov makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

Belliveau is rocked!
Karimov misses with a punch on the inside.
Karimov lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Karimov lands with a short shot to the head.
Belliveau is still on wobbly legs! Can Karimov finish him?
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Karimov blocks a body shot from Belliveau.
Karimov throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Belliveau seems to have recovered his senses.
Karimov lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Belliveau backwards.
Karimov missing with knees to the body.
Karimov scores with a shoulder strike.
Karimov crunches a lovely knee into Belliveau's ribcage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Karimov scores with a shot to the side of Belliveau's head.
Karimov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Belliveau fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Belliveau goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Karimov prevents a body shot from Belliveau.
Karimov prevents a body shot from Belliveau.
Karimov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Karimov lands a right hand.
Belliveau swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Karimov lands a nice uppercut.
Karimov lands a left hand that snaps the head of Belliveau backwards.
A head punch on the inside from Belliveau fails to land.
A nice right hand lands inside from Karimov.
Karimov throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Belliveaus head.
Belliveau throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Karimovs head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Karimov working aggressively here.

Karimov drops Belliveau onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Belliveau is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
Belliveau has a couple of punches blocked by Karimov.
Karimov misses with the head strike.
Karimov throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Belliveau blocks it with crossed arms.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dasha Karimov dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Steve Belliveau's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!



Belliveau tries to keep at a distance but Karimov has taken the fight into the clinch.
Belliveau scores with a shoulder strike.
Karimov working aggressively here.
Karimov lands a hook to the side of the head.
Karimov scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Karimov misses with a knee strike.

Karimov drops Belliveau with a big knee straight up the middle! Belliveau is covering up against the cage but manages to escape and gets back to his feet!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Karimov misses with a low kick.
Belliveau jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Karimov throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Belliveau on the side of the head.
Karimov throws a leg kick which misses Belliveau's front leg but catches the back leg as Belliveau tries to avoid it.
Karimov tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Karimov getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Karimov tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Dasha Karimov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Karimov swings for the body but Belliveau moves out of range.
No joy there for Karimov, who threw a few shots but didn't land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Karimov is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Karimov feints and then cracks Belliveau's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Belliveau down.
Belliveau takes a jab right on the kisser.
Karimov tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Belliveau manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
The fighters circling - Belliveau throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Belliveau pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Karimov tries to clinch but Belliveau moves out of range.
Karimov fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Belliveau is out of range.
Belliveau throws out a counter right but Karimov avoids it with no problem.
Karimov thuds his right hand into Belliveau's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
A head kick from Karimov lands but Belliveau takes it in his stride.

Karimov moves into the clinch successfully.
A short right from Karimov.
Belliveau prevents a body shot from Karimov.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Karimov lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Karimov with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Belliveau avoiding damage as Karimov throws knees to the body.
Karimov throws a knee to the head but misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Karimov.
Belliveau managing to block the knees to the body from Karimov.
Belliveau misses with a body punch.
Karimov missing with knees to the body.
Belliveau struggles to land a body shot inside as Karimov controls his hands.
Belliveau tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Belliveau misses with a punch on the inside.
Belliveau misses with the head strike.
Karimov prevents a body shot from Belliveau.
Karimov is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Belliveau is defending well for now.
Karimov lands a shoulder strike.
Karimov lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Belliveau misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Belliveau struggles to land a body shot inside as Karimov controls his hands.
Dasha Karimov has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Belliveau fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Karimov can't find room to land a body shot as Belliveau controls the action.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Karimov.
Karimov tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Karimov tries to land a knee to the head but Belliveau blocks with his arms.
Karimov lands with a light punch inside.
Karimov misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short right from Karimov.
Karimov works on Belliveau's body with a couple of short punches.
Belliveau is breathing heavily.
Belliveau tries a body shot but Karimov blocks it.
Karimov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Karimov missing with knees to the body.
Belliveau lands a shoulder strike.
Belliveau can't find room to land a body shot as Karimov controls the action.
Belliveau lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Karimov lands a body punch.
Belliveau misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Belliveau misses with a punch to the body.
Karimov softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Karimov working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Karimov tries to land a knee to the head but Belliveau blocks with his arms.
Belliveau lands a right hand that snaps the head of Karimov backwards.
Karimov pushes Belliveau back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Belliveau blocks an uppercut.
Belliveau working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Belliveau lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Belliveau misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short uppercut from Karimov.
Karimov is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Belliveau is defending well for now.
Karimov throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Belliveau blocks it with crossed arms.
Karimov lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Karimov is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Belliveau can do to turn this around?
Belliveau working aggressively here.
Belliveau blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Karimov lands a nice uppercut.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Belliveau can't find room to land a body shot as Karimov controls the action.
Belliveau tries a body shot but Karimov blocks it.
Belliveau struggles to land a body shot inside as Karimov controls his hands.
Karimov lands an uppercut.

Karimov drops Belliveau with a big knee straight up the middle! Belliveau is covering up against the cage but manages to escape and gets back to his feet!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dasha Karimov dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Steve Belliveau's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Karimov throws a pinpoint strike between Belliveau's hands that connects right on the jaw and sends Belliveau crashing to the floor! He's out before he even hits the mat and Karimov scores a great knockout victory!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:05 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Dasha Karimov!
Dasha Karimov took his opportunity to call for a title shot in his post fight interview.
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FIGHT
RATING
74%

 

Event: PFC 36 Kwon vs Brophy     
Date:   Apr 28, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Gary Daebak (ranked 1168 p4p, 57 weight class) and Mads Nordskov (ranked 300 p4p, 11 weight class). Nordskov has chosen Fugle as his entrance music. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

170 cm
26
141 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
171 cm
27
138 lbs
18 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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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 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Gary Daebak!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Mads Nordskov!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Shimada, Kenichi Hosakawa and Shirou Masuda.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nordskov throws an overhand right that lands on Daebak's shoulder, as Daebak tries to avoid the shot.
Nordskov pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Nordskov tries to work over Daebak's front leg with a kick but Daebak checks it.
Daebak misses with a body shot.
Nordskov throws out a counter right but Daebak avoids it with no problem.
Nordskov blocks a low kick nicely.

Nordskov has managed to clinch.
A right hand to the body from Nordskov.
Daebak blocks a body shot from Nordskov.
Daebak tries to throw a body punch but Nordskov avoids it by throwing Daebak back against the cage.
A short right from Nordskov on the inside.
Daebak lands a left hand.
Daebak lands with a right to the head.
Daebak working aggressively here.
Daebak blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Nordskov lands a shoulder strike.
Nordskov blocks a body shot from Daebak.
Nordskov lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Daebak.
Daebak tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nordskov throws a punch but it's blocked by Daebak.
Nordskov lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Nordskov lands a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Nordskov.
Nordskov lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Daebak or not.

Nordskov pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
A nice leg kick lands there from Nordskov.

Nordskov rushes Daebak and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Nordskov.
Nordskov can't find room to land a body shot as Daebak controls the action.

Nordskov breaks the clinch.
Nordskov throws an off balance right hand

and Daebak moves into the clinch.
Daebak misses with the head strike.
Daebak lands a hook to the side of the head.

Nordskov breaks from the clinch.
Nordskov connects with a solid leg kick.
Nordskov connects with a good right hand that stumbles Daebak. Daebak circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Daebak throws a lazy body kick
and Nordskov counters with an outside leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nordskov scores with a decent looking hook.
Nordskov checks a leg kick nicely.
Nordskov misses with an uppercut. Daebak saw that one coming.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov thows a left - swing and a miss!
Daebak has been working on his boxing with his coaches at IMMA Gym of Elite ASS in the buildup to the fight.
Daebak throws a head kick but Nordskov moves out of range.
Nordskov punishes Daebak's body with a nice straight punch.
Daebak lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Daebak tries to move into range but Nordskov moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Daebak takes a jab right on the kisser.
Nordskov throws an overhand right that lands on Daebak's shoulder, as Daebak tries to avoid the shot.
Daebak throws a nice inside leg kick.
Nordskov misses with a looping right.
The crowd cheers as Nordskov lands an impressive looking overhand right. Daebak doesn't seem phased though.
A swing and a miss from Nordskov.
Daebak half committed to a counter leg kick.
Daebak is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Nordskov lands a jab to the head.
Daebak chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Nordskov throws a lazy right hand but Daebak sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Mads Nordskov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Daebak moves out of range of the body kick from Nordskov.
Daebak throws a sloppy body shot
and Nordskov counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Daebak throws a low kick but it's checked well by Nordskov.
Nordskov fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Daebak tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Daebak tries to clinch but Nordskov moves out of range.
Nordskov stuns Daebak with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Daebak blocks a jab.
Nordskov thows a left - swing and a miss!
Daebak is looking to score with low kicks.
Nordskov throws a body kick that misses.
Good shot there by Nordskov.
Daebak throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A little jabbing left from Nordskov on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Nordskov throws an overhand right that lands on Daebak's shoulder, as Daebak tries to avoid the shot.
Nordskov throws a big shot that misses.
Daebak misses with a hook.
Nordskov looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Nordskov keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Nordskov avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Nordskov checks a leg kick.

Nordskov darts in and clinches Daebak up against the cage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nordskov tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Daebak's elbow.
Nordskov misses with a hook to the ribs.
Daebak tries a body shot but Nordskov blocks it.
Nordskov misses with a punch on the inside.
Nordskov blocks a body shot from Daebak.
Nordskov prevents a body shot from Daebak.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Nordskov.
Daebak working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Nordskov tries a body shot but Daebak blocks it.
A short right from Nordskov.
Nordskov misses with the head strike.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Nordskov breaks the clinch.
Daebak lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Daebak on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Daebak takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mads Nordskov dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Nordskov misses with a body punch
and Daebak counters with a slapping leg kick.

Nordskov clinches.
Nordskov lands a hook that snaps the head of Daebak backwards.
Daebak takes a shot to the head.
Daebak misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Nordskov throws a punch but it's blocked by Daebak.
Daebak throws a head punch that misses.
Daebak fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Nordskov working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Daebak lands a nice uppercut.
Mads Nordskov seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Nordskov tries to work over Daebak's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Nordskov.
Daebak is leaning against Nordskov and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Daebak takes a shot to the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Nordskov lands with a short shot to the head.
Daebak swings wildly with an uppercut but Nordskov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Daebak is working Nordskov over against the cage.
A short right from Daebak.
Nordskov gets through Daebak's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nordskov doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Daebak misses with some punches.
Nordskov tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Daebak.
Nordskov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Nordskov blocking some punches.
Nordskov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Daebak lands with a short shot to the head.
Nordskov prevents a body shot from Daebak.
Daebak struggles to land a body shot inside as Nordskov controls his hands.
Daebak tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Nordskov lands a body shot.
Daebak can't find room to land a body shot as Nordskov controls the action.
Nordskov pushes Daebak back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Nordskov lands a shot to the body.
Nordskov lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Daebak fails to land.
A nice left hand lands by Nordskov.
Daebak fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Daebak misses with a hook to the ribs.
A hook to the body from Nordskov.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

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

Nordskov has managed to clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nordskov tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Daebak's elbow.
Nordskov works on Daebak's body with a couple of short punches.
Nordskov tries to work over Daebak's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Daebak tries to work over Nordskov's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Daebak misses with a punch to the body.
Nordskov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Nordskov lands a nice uppercut.
Daebak working aggressively here.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Nordskov in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Nordskov pushes Daebak back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Nordskov lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

Daebak is rocked!
Nordskov digs a right hand into Daebak's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Daebak's gas tank.
Oh Daebak is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
A short left from Nordskov.
Nordskov unloads with a big right hand that wobbles Daebak! He's leaning against the cage trying to keep his feet but Nordskov is unloading with more strikes now! Daebak drops to his knees and the referee stops the fight for a TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:49 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Mads Nordskov!
Mads Nordskov made sure to mention his sponsor, Aspire Clothing in his post fight interview.
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RATING
72%

 

Event: PFC 35 Antonio vs Cranial     
Date:   Apr 27, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Pave Hunt (ranked 1970 p4p, 242 weight class) and Ono Daebak (ranked 1218 p4p, 159 weight class). Pave Hunt could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Ono Daebak's chin.

188 cm
27
180 lbs
16 - 6 - 1
186 cm
26
181 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Pave Hunt!
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 London, Ono Daebak!
The judges for this bout are Bruno Lombardi, Jonathan Paton and Jorge Garcia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hunt scores with a nice head shot.
Daebak throws a push kick but Hunt slaps the foot to one side.
Daebak throws a hook to the side of Hunt's head but Hunt sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Daebak blocks the body kick.
Daebak lands a glancing blow to the side of Hunt's head.
Hunt 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.
Daebak misses with a low kick.
Hunt lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Hunt looks to land a left hand but Daebak moved out of range nicely.
Daebak takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A chopping leg kick lands by Daebak.
Daebak tries to clinch up.
Daebak takes one to the side of the head.
Daebak with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Hunt ducks under a wild hook from Daebak.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Daebak throws a hook to the side of Hunt's head but Hunt sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Hunt ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Daebak moves away.
Daebak avoids a kick to the body.
Daebak swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Daebak tries to clinch up but Hunt circles away and keeps his distance.
Hunt was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Hunt lands with an overhand left.
Daebak jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hunt moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Hunt throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Daebak sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Hunt tries a head kick but it misses.
Hunt clobbers Daebak with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Hunt throws a head kick that misses.
Hunt scores with the left hand. Daebak knows he should have avoided that one.
A slapping body kick lands there for Hunt.
Hunt scores with a crisp jab that stopped Daebak in his tracks.
Hunt misses with a head kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Hunt throws a jab when Daebak was well out of range.
Daebak throws a jab but it's blocked by Hunt.
Nice body punch from Daebak.
Hunt blocks a head kick by Daebak.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Daebak fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Hunt misses the target.
Daebak throws a lazy uppercut
and Hunt counters with a leg kick.
Daebak throws a leg kick but Hunt moved away.
A counter left hand to the body from Hunt misses its target.
Pave Hunt seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Daebak moves away from the strike by Hunt.
Daebak throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Daebak throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Daebak is looking to clinch but Hunt is avoiding it.
Hunt jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Hunt throws a nice outside leg kick.
Hunt listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Hunt lands a jab to the nose.
Hunt throws a body punch but Daebak moves out of range.
Jab by Hunt.
Hunt looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Daebak scores with a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Daebak misses with a hook to the body
and Hunt counters with a one-two to the body.
Hunt takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Hunt keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Daebak scores with a body shot.
Hunt tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Hunt jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Hunt uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Daebak.
Hunt avoids the body shot from Daebak.
Daebak doesn't manage to clinch there - Hunt circles away.
Hunt throws a sloppy head kick and Daebak moves out of range easily.
Hunt scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Daebak tries to land a leg kick but Hunt saw it coming and moves away.
Daebak throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A bone on bone clash there as Hunt blocks the leg kick.
Hunt avoids the body shot from Daebak.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hunt takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
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!
Hunt throws a body punch but Daebak moves out of range.
Daebak swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hunt tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Hunt fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Daebak.
Daebak uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hunt.
Hunt connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Hunt scoring well with a low kick there.
Hunt throws a low kick but Daebak avoids it.
Hunt misses with a low kick as Daebak jumps back.
Hunt connects with an inside leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Daebak misses with a body kick.
Daebak fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Hunt misses with a left hand

and Daebak counters by clinching up.
Hunt pushes Daebak back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Daebak tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hunt was well out of range. Poor timing from Daebak.
Daebak throws a head kick but Hunt moves out of range.
Hunt is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Daebak can do to turn this around?
Daebak misses with a wild body shot.
Daebak slips a straight right by Hunt.
Daebak throws a chopping leg kick but Hunt manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Nice shot lands for Daebak.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Hunt.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Hunt - that will leave a mark!
Daebak connects with a high kick.
Daebak is looking to score with low kicks.
Hunt connects with an inside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hunt misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Daebak.
Daebak misses with a low kick.

Oooooh!!! Hunt has knocked Daebak down with a huge combo! Hunt steps away and waves a wobbly Daebak back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!

Daebak is rocked!

It looks like Ono Daebak has been cut.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Hunt sends Daebak crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Hunt is motioning to the referee to let Daebak up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
Daebak is still on wobbly legs! Can Hunt finish him?
Daebak misses the body punch
and Hunt counters with a big left hand that crumples Daebak! He was out before he hit the floor! Brutal knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:55 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Pave Hunt!
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Event: PFC 35 Antonio vs Cranial     
Date:   Apr 27, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Vang Poulsen (ranked 1854 p4p, 185 weight class) and Harry Daebak (ranked 2656 p4p, 245 weight class). Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Harry Daebak enters the cage!

162 cm
24
152 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
170 cm
26
141 lbs
7 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Bullet Proof System



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 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Vang Poulsen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Harry Daebak!
The judges for this bout are David Schapiro, Franklyn Lucas and Anthony Taglia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Daebak slips a straight right by Poulsen.
Poulsen looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Poulsen throws the kick towards the body but Daebak avoids it.
Daebak keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Poulsen.
Daebak gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Poulsen.
Daebak moves out of range as Poulsen strikes.
Daebak steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Poulsen.
Poulsen throws a body shot but no joy.
Poulsen cracks a nice hook into Daebak's ribs.
Poulsen cracks Daebak with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Daebak tries to close the distance and clinch but Poulsen swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Nice cross by Poulsen.
Daebak blocks a jab.
Poulsen throws a jab when Daebak was well out of range.
Daebak avoids the body shot from Poulsen.
Poulsen throws an off balance right hand
and Daebak counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Poulsen works the jab nicely.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Donk. Poulsen catches Daebak right on the button with a cross.
Poulsen moves out of range of the leg kick from Daebak.
Daebak wants to clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Poulsen lands a really nice looking cross but Daebak seems unphased.
Poulsen lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Poulsen throws a lazy right hand but Daebak sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Daebak walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Poulsen checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Poulsen looks to land a right hand but Daebak moved out of range.
Daebak throws a nice inside leg kick.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Poulsen crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Daebak - the referee stops the clock and Poulsen gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Daebak. Poulsen manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Poulsen takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Daebak throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Daebak fails with an attempt to clinch.
Poulsen smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Poulsen is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Daebak slips under a jab from Poulsen.
Daebak 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.
Poulsen swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Poulsen sets himself, and Daebak steps forward looking for the clinch! Poulsen avoids it this time.
Daebak scores with a sloppy right hand. Poulsen should have avoided that one.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Daebak takes one to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Poulsen misses with a hook
and Daebak counters with a nice body shot.
Daebak cracks a nice hook into Poulsen's ribs.
Daebak lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Poulsen misses with a few strikes there.
A shot to the body from Daebak misses
and Poulsen cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Daebak throws a nice outside leg kick.
Poulsen works the jab nicely.
Poulsen throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Poulsen takes one to the chin there.
Poulsen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Daebak throws a body punch but Poulsen moves out of range.
Poulsen looks to land a left hand but Daebak moved out of range nicely.
Daebak throws a good cross that connects.
Poulsen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Daebak throws the left hand but Poulsen avoids the punch easily.
Daebak takes a swing at Poulsen's ribcage but misses.
Poulsen lands a jab to Daebak's midsection.
Poulsen is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Poulsen with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Daebak misses with a hook to the body
and Poulsen counters with a nice uppercut.
Daebak throws a one two combo.

Daebak pushes Poulsen up against the cage in a clinch.
Poulsen lands with a short shot to the head.
Daebak misses with a punch to the body.
Poulsen stalling in the clinch but Daebak improves position.
Poulsen looking to stall.
Poulsen tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Daebak's elbow.
Daebak fails to pull guard.
Daebak pushes Poulsen back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Poulsen throws a head punch that misses.
Daebak softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Poulsen lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Daebak prevents a body shot from Poulsen.
Poulsen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Nice body punch from Daebak - that landed with a thud.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Poulsen tries to throw a body punch but Daebak avoids it by throwing Poulsen back against the cage.
Daebak tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Poulsen throws a head punch that misses.
Daebak lands with a short shot to the head.
Daebak blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Daebak tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Come on Poulsen - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Daebak as Poulsen tries to tie him up.
Poulsen has Daebak pushed against the cage.
Poulsen lands a left hand that snaps the head of Daebak backwards.
Daebak tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Daebak tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Poulsen blocks a body shot from Daebak.
Daebak swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Daebak lands an uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Vang Poulsen will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Poulsen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Daebak.
A big left from Poulsen misses.
Daebak swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Daebak fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Poulsen checks it well.
Poulsen throwing a counter right hand but Daebak manages to avoid it.
Poulsen throws a shot from downtown. Daebak moves away and avoids it.
Daebak throws a leg kick which misses Poulsen's front leg but catches the back leg as Poulsen tries to avoid it.
Poulsen wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
A jab lands there for Poulsen.
Daebak lands a jab to the nose.
Poulsen steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Daebak.
Nice body punch from Poulsen.
Poulsen thuds his right hand into Daebak's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Daebak misses with a few strikes there.
Daebak steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Poulsen.
Daebak ducks under a wild hook from Poulsen.
Poulsen lands a nice looking body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Poulsen just misses with a punch to the body.
Daebak lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.

Daebak clinches with his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Daebak lands a body shot.
Nice body punch from Daebak - that landed with a thud.
Poulsen misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Daebak lands with a short shot to the head.
Poulsen lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Daebak tries to throw a body punch but Poulsen avoids it by throwing Daebak back against the cage.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Poulsen.
Daebak softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Daebak misses with the head strike.
Daebak tries to throw a body punch but Poulsen avoids it by throwing Daebak back against the cage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Daebak creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Poulsen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Daebak tries to pull guard but Poulsen holds him up against the cage and eventually Daebak drops back down to his feet.
Poulsen fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Daebak pushes Poulsen back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Daebak.
Daebak lands with a light punch inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A nice right hand lands inside from Poulsen.
Daebak is working Poulsen over against the cage.
Daebak lands a left hand that snaps the head of Poulsen backwards.
Daebak throws a punch but it's blocked by Poulsen.
Poulsen trying to stall but Daebak improves his position.
Poulsen displaying some good clinch control by pressing Daebak up against the cage.
Poulsen scores with a hook to the body.
Daebak tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Poulsen's elbow.
Poulsen fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Daebak has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Poulsen gets through Daebak's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Daebak blocking some punches.
Daebak throws a head punch that misses.
Harry Daebak seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Poulsen tries to throw a body punch but Daebak avoids it by throwing Poulsen back against the cage.
Daebak swings wildly with an uppercut but Poulsen uses good head movement to avoid it.
Poulsen stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Poulsen is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Poulsen misses with a hook from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Poulsen.
Daebak goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Poulsen tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Daebak's elbow.
Daebak lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Daebak has a couple of punches blocked by Poulsen.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Poulsen prevents a body shot from Daebak.
Poulsen lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Daebak.
Daebak misses with the head strike.
Poulsen blocks a body shot from Daebak.
A short left from Poulsen.
Poulsen blocks a body shot from Daebak.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Poulsen cracks Daebak with a nice body shot.
Poulsen lands with a right to the head.
Poulsen blocking some punches.
A nice right hand lands inside from Poulsen.
Poulsen throws a punch but it's blocked by Daebak.
Daebak scores with a hook to the body.
Poulsen has Daebak pressed against the cage.
Poulsen is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Daebak misses with a hook to the ribs.
Daebak works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Daebak lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Daebak fails to land.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Daebak.

Daebak jumps guard.
Daebak seems keen to control Poulsen's posture.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Harry Daebak will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Poulsen's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Poulsen ducks under a wild hook from Daebak.
Poulsen was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Jab, jab by Poulsen - just one landing.
Daebak steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Poulsen.
Poulsen is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Daebak.
Daebak is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Poulsen with a body shot.
Daebak throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Poulsen's head.
Daebak 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.
Vang Poulsen is winning the standup battle so far.
Daebak throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Poulsen jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Poulsen connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Daebak scores with a hook.
Daebak slips a jab from Poulsen.
Daebak slips a straight right by Poulsen.
Poulsen keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Daebak lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Daebak ducks under a wild hook from Poulsen.

Daebak moves into the clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Daebak pushes Poulsen back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Daebak doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Daebak tries to throw a body punch but Poulsen avoids it by throwing Daebak back against the cage.
Daebak struggles to land a body shot inside as Poulsen controls his hands.
A short right from Poulsen.
Poulsen lands a hook to the side of the head.
Daebak throws a punch but it's blocked by Poulsen.
Poulsen wants to stall.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Daebak.
Poulsen throws a punch but it's blocked by Daebak.
Poulsen lands a shot to the body.
Daebak lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Daebak goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Poulsen lands a hook that snaps the head of Daebak backwards.
Poulsen stalling against the cage.
Daebak misses with a body punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Daebak misses with a short punch on the inside.
Poulsen throws a punch but it's blocked by Daebak.
Poulsen can't find room to land a body shot as Daebak controls the action.
Daebak misses with a hook to the ribs.
Daebak scores with a shoulder strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Poulsen.
Poulsen tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Daebak's elbow.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A short left from Daebak.
Daebak lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Daebak lands a body shot.
Poulsen tries to stall but Daebak uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Daebak lands with a short shot to the head.
A hook to the body from Daebak.
Daebak misses with the head strike.
Daebak working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Daebak scores with a shoulder strike.
Daebak lands with a right to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Poulsen tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Daebak's elbow.
Poulsen lands a body shot.
Poulsen lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Poulsen lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Daebak lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Poulsen blocks an uppercut.
Daebak pushes Poulsen back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Daebak misses with some punches.
Poulsen tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Daebak's elbow.
Poulsen looking to stall.
Daebak lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Poulsen.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A right hook to the body lands for Daebak.
Daebak throws a head punch that misses.
Poulsen is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Poulsen tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Daebak is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Poulsen to keep the fight standing.
Daebak lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Poulsen misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Daebak.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Daebak.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Poulsen trying to stall but Daebak improves his position.
Daebak lands a nice shot to the body.
Daebak tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Daebak as Poulsen tries to tie him up.
Poulsen lands a body punch.
Poulsen stalling in the clinch but Daebak improves position.
Daebak working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Daebak misses with a hook from the clinch.
Daebak lands a shoulder strike.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge David Schapiro scores the fight 28:29
Judge Franklyn Lucas scores the fight 28:29
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Harry Daebak!

Harry Daebak thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: CEC 583     
Date:   Apr 22, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Devin Skrumbellos (ranked 83 p4p, 9 weight class) and Jean Paul Garcon (ranked 140 p4p, 13 weight class). Skrumbellos 's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, CANT BE TOUCHED!!!. Devin Skrumbellos has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

200 cm
34
276 lbs
26 - 11 - 0
189 cm
31
243 lbs
27 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Devin Skrumbellos !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Jean Paul Garcon!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Garcon cracks the inside of Skrumbellos 's front leg.
Skrumbellos throws a looping overhand right but Garcon ducks down to avoid it.
Garcon swings for the body but Skrumbellos moves out of range.
A slapping leg kick lands for Garcon.
Skrumbellos throws an off balance right hand
and Garcon counters with a slapping leg kick.
Skrumbellos throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
We've been informed that Garcon has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Skrumbellos misses with a body punch

and Garcon counters by moving into the clinch.
Skrumbellos blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Garcon digs a right hand underneath Skrumbellos 's ribcage. Skrumbellos let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Skrumbellos blocks an uppercut.
Skrumbellos lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Skrumbellos swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Garcon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Garcon lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Skrumbellos backwards.

It looks like Devin Skrumbellos has been cut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Garcon.
A nice right hand lands inside from Skrumbellos .
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!
Garcon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Garcon struggles to land a body shot inside as Skrumbellos controls his hands.
Garcon lands with a short shot to the head.
A right hand to the body from Garcon.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Skrumbellos fails to land.
Garcon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Skrumbellos working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Skrumbellos misses with a punch to the body.
Garcon swings wildly with an uppercut but Skrumbellos uses good head movement to avoid it.
Garcon tries a body shot but Skrumbellos blocks it.
Garcon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Skrumbellos 's elbow.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Garcon.
Skrumbellos scores with a nice hook to the head.
Skrumbellos prevents a body shot from Garcon.
Garcon lands with a light punch inside.
Skrumbellos tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Garcon works on Skrumbellos 's body with a couple of short punches.
Garcon digs a right hand underneath Skrumbellos 's ribcage. Skrumbellos let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Garcon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Skrumbellos misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Skrumbellos lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Garcon blocking some punches.
Garcon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Skrumbellos misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A right handed body shot lands from Garcon.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Garcon misses with a punch on the inside.
Garcon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Garcon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Garcon scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Devin Skrumbellos 's cut is getting worse.
Skrumbellos scores with a shoulder strike.
Garcon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Garcon can't find room to land a body shot as Skrumbellos controls the action.
Garcon tries to throw a body punch but Skrumbellos avoids it by throwing Garcon back against the cage.
Garcon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Garcon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Skrumbellos takes a shot to the head.
Skrumbellos misses with some punches.
Skrumbellos lands a left hand.
Skrumbellos working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Skrumbellos working aggressively here.
Still in the clinch, Garcon scores with a nice short uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Skrumbellos fails to land.
A short left from Garcon.
Skrumbellos misses with a punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Garcon fails to land.
Garcon digs a right hand into Skrumbellos 's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Skrumbellos 's gas tank.
Skrumbellos prevents a body shot from Garcon.
Garcon tries to work over Skrumbellos 's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Garcon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Garcon prevents a body shot from Skrumbellos .
Garcon blocks a body shot from Skrumbellos .
Garcon misses with a punch to the body.
Garcon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Garcon lands a hook to the side of the head.
Skrumbellos lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Garcon or not.
Garcon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Skrumbellos tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Skrumbellos misses with a hook from the clinch.
Garcon lands with a left to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Garcon.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Garcon.
Garcon misses with a punch to the body.
Skrumbellos tries to work over Garcon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Garcon blocks an uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Skrumbellos tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Skrumbellos tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Skrumbellos misses with the head strike.
Garcon tries a body shot but Skrumbellos blocks it.
Garcon digs a right hand into Skrumbellos 's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Skrumbellos 's gas tank.
Skrumbellos is breathing heavily.
Skrumbellos swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Skrumbellos throws a head punch that misses.
Skrumbellos tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
A body shot lands from Garcon.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Garcon lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A body shot lands from Garcon.
Garcon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Garcon works on Skrumbellos 's body with a couple of short punches.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Garcon.
Garcon tries to throw a body punch but Skrumbellos avoids it by throwing Garcon back against the cage.
Garcon lands with a light punch inside.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Garcon struggles to land a body shot inside as Skrumbellos controls his hands.
Garcon can't find room to land a body shot as Skrumbellos controls the action.
Garcon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jean Paul Garcon dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Devin Skrumbellos 's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Garcon throws a leg kick which misses Skrumbellos 's front leg but catches the back leg as Skrumbellos tries to avoid it.
Garcon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Garcon dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Skrumbellos . That did some damage!
Garcon connects with a solid leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Garcon. That's going to slow Skrumbellos down.
The fighters circling - Skrumbellos throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Garcon staying out of range there.
Garcon ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Garcon throws a quick inside leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Garcon. Skrumbellos does a little dance to reset his feet.
Skrumbellos appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Garcon cracks the inside of Skrumbellos 's front leg.
Garcon darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Garcon thuds his right hand into Skrumbellos 's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.

Devin Skrumbellos 's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.

Garcon instigates a clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Garcon swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Garcon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Garcon prevents a body shot from Skrumbellos .
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Garcon. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Skrumbellos wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Skrumbellos swings wildly with an uppercut but Garcon uses good head movement to avoid it.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Garcon.
Garcon misses with a body punch.
Skrumbellos tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Garcon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Garcon working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Garcon has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Garcon is leaning against Skrumbellos and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Jean Paul Garcon seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
A short uppercut from Skrumbellos .
Garcon lands an uppercut in the clinch that drops Skrumbellos to his knees! Garcon keeps firing more shots against his stricken opponent and the referee jumps in to save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:46 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jean Paul Garcon!
After the fight, Jean Paul Garcon was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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Event: DUEL148     
Date:   Apr 21, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Shepherd Bushiri (ranked 213 p4p, 30 weight class) and Predator Burns (ranked 693 p4p, 78 weight class). Burns has chosen Jiu-Jitsu as his entrance music. Predator Burns has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

172 cm
28
135 lbs
12 - 3 - 0
170 cm
37
145 lbs
23 - 13 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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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 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Shepherd Bushiri!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Predator Burns!
The judges for this bout are Joseph Jones, Alyssa Summers and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bushiri throws a push kick but Burns slaps the foot to one side.
Burns is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Bushiri seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Burns connects with a right hand. Bushiri shakes it off.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Bushiri, right into the meat.
Bushiri misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Burns.
Burns misses with a hook.
Burns is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Bushiri misses with a low kick.
Burns drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Bushiri defends it well.
An inside leg kick from Bushiri misses.
Bushiri misses with a low kick.
Burns throws a right hand that Bushiri ducks under and follows up with a left that Bushiri also avoids with ease.
Burns rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Bushiri counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bushiri looks for the body kick but Burns saw that one coming.
Bushiri is looking to clinch but Burns is avoiding it.
Bushiri throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
And Burns tries to counter it with a takedown but Bushiri pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Bushiri swings for the body but Burns moves out of range.
Burns changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Burns has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Burns.
Bushiri connects with a jab.
Bushiri throws a head kick that misses.
Bushiri looks to land a combination but Burns avoids it well.
Bushiri steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Burns.
Burns loads up on a big right hand but Bushiri slips the punch.

Burns darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Bushiri is trying to stand up here but Burns is controlling him well.
Burns trying to mount his opponent but Bushiri defends it.
Burns prevents Bushiri from standing back up.
Burns trying to mount his opponent but Bushiri defends it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri tries to roll over but Burns keeps him under control.
Burns thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Bushiri is trying to stand.
Bushiri trying desperately to get back to his feet here but he's not having any joy at all. He's going to tire himself out if he's not careful.
Burns looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Burns sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Burns prevents Bushiri from standing back up.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Burns in particular looking to stall.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Burns is looking to take a break and control but Bushiri is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Bushiri is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Burns scores with a couple of nice shots.
Bushiri is looking to escape.
Burns has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

Bushiri has one foot on Burns's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Burns scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Bushiri is trying to get back to his feet.

Burns tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Bushiri is looking to regain half guard here but Burns keeps moving and retains side control.
Bushiri defending against the ground and pound.
Burns working away.
Bushiri wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Burns lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Burns working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Bushiri parries the strikes from Burns easily there. Burns is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Bushiri to escape.
Bushiri is not content to let Burns control the position.
Bushiri is trying to buck Burns off.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Bushiri avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Burns.
Bushiri is looking for a sweep.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Bushiri can't do much from the bottom here.
Bushiri wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Burns cracks Bushiri with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Burns taking a breather here.
Bushiri manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Bushiri throws a low kick, looking for Burns's leg but Burns calmly moves out of range.
Burns throws an overhand right that lands on Bushiri's shoulder, as Bushiri tries to avoid the shot.
Bushiri blocks the body kick.
Burns shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Bushiri quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Burns takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Bushiri tries to close the distance and clinch up but Burns swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Burns waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Bushiri.
Bushiri walks into a left hand.
Burns looks for a takedown but Bushiri sprawls well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bushiri lands a leg kick that knocks Burns off balance momentarily.
Bushiri takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
A bone on bone clash there as Burns blocks the leg kick.
Burns blocks a low kick nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Burns shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Bushiri as he jumps to the side.
Bushiri tried to counter with a leg kick but Burns avoided it.
Bushiri blocks a low kick nicely.
Predator Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Burns connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Burns takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Burns loads up on a big right hand but Bushiri slips the punch.
Bushiri connects with a looping right hand.
Burns missing with a left hand there. Bushiri was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Bushiri blocks a leg kick.
Bushiri slips under a jab.
Bushiri uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Burns.
Bushiri swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Burns tests Bushiri's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Shepherd Bushiri is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Bushiri takes a swing at Burns's ribcage but misses.
Burns fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Predator Burns.
Bushiri defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Burns.
Bushiri thows a leg kick but Burns checks it

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

Bushiri has scooted to the edge of the canvas and used the cage to get back to his feet. Burns has stuck on his opponent and is forcing him back against the cage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A short left from Bushiri.
Burns jumps guard but Bushiri turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Burns has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Burns throws a punch but it's blocked by Bushiri.
Bushiri lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Burns backwards.
Bushiri being controlled against the cage.
Burns blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Bushiri lands a nice shot to the body.
Bushiri swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Burns manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.

Bushiri stands up from guard. Let's bang!
Burns looks to throw the jab but Bushiri is out of range.
A punch combination from Burns misses.
Burns connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Bushiri throws a nice outside leg kick.
Burns throws a looping overhand right but Bushiri ducks down to avoid it.
Bushiri scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Burns doesn't seem bothered though.
Burns thuds his right hand into Bushiri's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Bushiri is looking to wear down Burns with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Burns lands a jab to the head.
Burns looks to land a left hand but Bushiri moved out of range nicely.

Bushiri darts in and clinches Burns up against the cage.
Bushiri tries to work over Burns's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Bushiri blocks a body shot from Burns.
Bushiri fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Burns pulls guard effortlessly.

Burns has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Bushiri can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Bushiri slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Bushiri wanted to stand there but Burns had control of the position.

Burns is working an open guard so Bushiri takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.
Bushiri avoids a punch combination nicely.
Bushiri fires out a quick counter leg kick but Burns just manages to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Shepherd Bushiri will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


A punch lands to the side of Bushiri 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Burns misses with an uppercut.
Burns misses with a takedown
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Predator Burns seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Bushiri throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Burns with the counter takedown but Bushiri avoids it easily.
Burns lands with an uppercut that bounces Bushiri off the cage and back into range.
Bushiri throws a leg kick but Burns sees it coming and moves out of range.
Burns looks to land a left hand but Bushiri moved out of range nicely.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Burns.
Bushiri is pushing Burns's head away, looking to escape. Burns manages to hold on to the position though.
Burns works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Predator Burns has got the better of the ground game so far.
Bushiri is looking to regain half guard here but Burns keeps moving and retains side control.
Bushiri wants to get back to his feet but Burns drags him back down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bushiri dodges the ground and pound from Burns.
Bushiri is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Burns prevents Bushiri from standing back up.
Bushiri is trying to control but can't.
Bushiri is trying to stand back up but Burns is controlling him

Burns is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Bushiri doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Burns.
Burns prevents Bushiri from improving his position.
Burns lands with a punch from half guard.
Burns prevents Bushiri from standing back up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Bushiri is refusing to be controlled, as Burns sits in half guard.
Bushiri trying to control but Burns postures up.
Burns missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Bushiri is trying to stand up here but Burns is controlling him well.
Bushiri blocking the ground and pound attempt from Burns.
Burns not landing any meaningful shots this time.

Bushiri has managed to escape just enough to sneak back to his feet but Burns is on him like a limpet, forcing Bushiri back against the cage.

Burns breaks from the clinch.
Bushiri tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Burns throws a right and a left that Bushiri avoids nicely.
Bushiri swings for the body but Burns moves out of range.
Burns shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Bushiri as he avoids it easily.
Burns misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bushiri.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Burns on the side of the head.
Bushiri uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Burns.
Burns checks a leg kick.
Burns scores with a nice head shot.
Bushiri steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Burns.
Burns loads up on a big right hand but Bushiri slips the punch.
Bushiri jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Bushiri tries a low kick but Burns avoids it.
Burns drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Bushiri defends it well.
Burns throws out a loose jab but Bushiri uses good head movement to avoid it.
Burns checks the leg kick.
Bushiri tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Burns was well out of range. Poor timing from Bushiri.
Burns tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Bushiri enables Burns to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Bushiri manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Burns wants to control from the top but Bushiri keeps moving.
Burns prevents Bushiri from getting back to his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns wants to pass the guard but Bushiri is keeping the position.

Bushiri has managed to wall walk up one of the corner posts to get back to his feet. Burns is pushing him up against the cage, looking to control the position.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A short right from Bushiri on the inside.
Burns tries to pull guard but Bushiri holds him up against the cage and eventually Burns drops back down to his feet.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Predator Burns.
Bushiri prevents a body shot from Burns.
Bushiri misses with some punches.
Burns jumps guard but Bushiri stands there with Burns around his waist. Burns gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Burns is trying to break the clinch but Bushiri has him pressed against the cage.

Burns manages to break the clinch.
Bushiri on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Bushiri fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Burns with the counter takedown but Bushiri avoids it easily.
Burns swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Bushiri moves away from the strike by Burns.
A little feinted left hand from Bushiri on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Predator Burns just about did enough to take it.
That's time! Bushiri's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Bushiri throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Burns.
Burns keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bushiri is looking to clinch.
Burns avoids a kick to the body.
Bushiri swings for the body but Burns moves out of range.
Burns checks a low kick from Bushiri.
Bushiri throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
The fighters circling - Burns throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bushiri scores with a jab. Burns acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns pivots, looking for a leg kick but Bushiri is out of range and Burns settles back down.
Nice uppercut there from Bushiri.
Burns checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Bushiri lunges at Burns with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Burns's hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Burns moves forwards but Bushiri connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Bushiri throws a front kick aimed at Burns's knee but Burns avoids it well.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Bushiri, right into the meat.
Bushiri keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Burns.
Burns shoots for a double leg takedown but Bushiri sprawls well. He's pushed Burns's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Bushiri takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Bushiri misses with a wild body shot.
Bushiri lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Bushiri thumps Burns with a low kick.
Bushiri throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Bushiri gets caught napping as Burns dives in and scores a takedown. Bushiri manages to retain guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bushiri is looking to stand up but Burns isn't so interested in that idea.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns is in close to Bushiri's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Burns prevents Bushiri from getting back to his feet.
Burns with a flurry of punches that miss.

Bushiri wriggles free and stands up.
Bushiri scores with a nice head shot.
Bushiri connects with a body shot.
Burns gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
letting Bushiri counter with a right hand.
A head kick misses from Bushiri.
Nice uppercut there from Burns.
Burns misses with a wild body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns throws a right hand that misses
and Bushiri counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Burns jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Burns rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Bushiri counters with a nice body kick.
Burns moves out of range of the body kick from Bushiri.
Burns changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Burns checks a leg kick.
Nice uppercut there from Burns.
Burns throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Bushiri makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Burns shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Burns takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Predator Burns.
That kick from Bushiri tenderised Burns's leg. Burns is trying to keep his angry face on.
Bushiri fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Burns missing with a left hand there. Bushiri was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Bushiri lands with a nice body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Burns.
Burns misses with a takedown attempt
letting Bushiri counter with a right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bushiri lands with a kick to the temple. Burns shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Burns uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Burns will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
An attempted straight right counter from Bushiri misses the target.

Bushiri gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Bushiri misses with a punch on the inside.
Bushiri lands a right hand that snaps the head of Burns backwards.
Burns has Bushiri pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Bushiri manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Burns tries to throw a body punch but Bushiri avoids it by throwing Burns back against the cage.
Bushiri softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Burns tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Bushiri smiles and moves away.
Burns is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Bushiri lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shepherd Bushiri had his way with Predator Burns in that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Bushiri moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Burns misses with a takedown attempt
and Bushiri counters with a stiff right hand.
Burns's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Bushiri misses the shot to the body.
Burns misses with a hook
enabling Bushiri to counter with a crisp jab.
Bushiri cracks Burns with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Burns lands with an uppercut that bounces Bushiri off the cage and back into range.
Burns gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Bushiri counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Burns throws a hook but Bushiri avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bushiri looks to land a left hand but Burns moved out of range nicely.
Burns looks to throw the jab but Bushiri is out of range.
Bushiri connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Bushiri cracks Burns with a good jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Bushiri.
Burns walks into a stiff left hand from Bushiri.
Burns throws a lazy uppercut
and Bushiri counters with a nice low kick that buckles Burns's knee momentarily.
Bushiri throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Burns with the counter takedown but Bushiri avoids it easily.
Bushiri looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

Burns dives in and scores a takedown into Bushiri's guard.

Bushiri has butterfly guard. He's looking to stand up here. He pushes Burns off him and springs to his feet nicely. The crowd applauds.
This has been an exciting period of action!
The fighters circling - Burns throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bushiri throws a hook but Burns blocks it.
Burns takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Burns moves out of range of the body kick from Bushiri.
Bushiri slips under a jab.
A counter left hand to the body from Bushiri misses its target.
Bushiri takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bushiri slips under a jab.

Burns gets a takedown into half guard.

Bushiri has managed to escape just enough to sneak back to his feet but Burns is on him like a limpet, forcing Bushiri back against the cage.
Burns is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Burns is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Bushiri to keep the fight standing.
Shepherd Bushiri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Predator Burns.
Burns tries to pull guard but Bushiri won't allow it.
Bushiri misses with a punch to the body.
Burns is trying to push Bushiri away but Bushiri has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Bushiri lands a hook to the side of the head.

Burns pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Burns fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Bushiri avoids it really well and circles away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
That kick from Bushiri tenderised Burns's leg. Burns is trying to keep his angry face on.
Burns on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Bushiri scores with a hook to the body. Burns takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Burns scores with a sloppy right hand. Bushiri should have avoided that one.
Bushiri bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Burns throws a shot from downtown. Bushiri moves away and avoids it.
Bushiri throws a half hearted mid kick.
A clash of legs there as Bushiri blocks the low kick.
Bushiri uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Burns.
Bushiri throws a nice looking combination but Burns bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns just misses with a punch to the body.
Bushiri bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Bushiri seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Burns blocks a leg kick.
Bushiri scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Bushiri ducks under a wild hook from Burns.
Bushiri throws the kick towards the body but Burns avoids it.
Burns tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Bushiri will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Bushiri throws a wild body kick that Burns sees coming a mile off.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Burns 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 Bushiri has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Bushiri and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Bushiri stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bushiri looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Bushiri stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Joseph Jones scores the fight 48:48
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 48:48
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 48:47

The fight is ruled a majority draw!

Shepherd Bushiri 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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