MMA Tycoon Game
Help!

Play by Play - Manager's Fight Commentary

Event: Supernova VII     
Date:   Apr 21, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kantaro Hoshino and Underestimated Dillashaw Junior. Underestimated Dillashaw Junior acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

165 cm
36
145 lbs
37 - 8 - 1
169 cm
33
140 lbs
29 - 20 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Hellbent

Hellbent
Voodoo Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Kantaro Hoshino!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 20 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Underestimated Dillashaw Junior!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Colin Fotheringham and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dillashaw Junior tries to land a leg kick but Hoshino saw it coming and moves away.
Kantaro Hoshino seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hoshino swings and misses with a shot to the body
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Dillashaw Junior chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Hoshino throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Hoshino throws a body punch but Dillashaw Junior moves out of range.
Hoshino keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Hoshino is looking to counter punch.
Dillashaw Junior wants to land a leg kick but Hoshino is out of range.
Dillashaw Junior is looking to score with low kicks.
Dillashaw Junior has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Hoshino ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Dillashaw Junior moves away.
Dillashaw Junior throws a leg kick which misses Hoshino's front leg but catches the back leg as Hoshino tries to avoid it.
Hoshino swings widly with a right hand
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a right hand to the body.
Nice shot lands for Dillashaw Junior.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dillashaw Junior looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Hoshino throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hoshino misses with a hook to the body
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a thumping low kick.
Dillashaw Junior connects with a body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hoshino misses the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Hoshino.
Hoshino misses with a body shot.
Dillashaw Junior throws a hook but Hoshino avoids it easily.
Dillashaw Junior cracks the inside of Hoshino's front leg.
Dillashaw Junior tries to move into range but Hoshino moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Dillashaw Junior, as that shot connected.
Dillashaw Junior jabs Hoshino to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Hoshino misses with a wild body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hoshino. Dillashaw Junior does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hoshino looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Hoshino misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior with a nice cross.
Hoshino lands a jab.
Hoshino throws an off balance right hand
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Hoshino fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
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!
Hoshino misses with a hook. Dillashaw Junior ducked under it nicely.
Dillashaw Junior takes a swing at Hoshino's ribcage but misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Hoshino backing away here, and Dillashaw Junior unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a low kick.
The fighters circle momentarily. Hoshino darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Hoshino tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Dillashaw Junior was well out of range. Poor timing from Hoshino.
Hoshino waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino takes a swing at Dillashaw Junior's ribcage but misses.
Good standup being displayed there by Dillashaw Junior as he connects with a hook.
Hoshino ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Dillashaw Junior moves away.
Jab from Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior connects with a leg kick. Hoshino looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Hoshino moves out of range of the strikes.
Hoshino displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Dillashaw Junior throws out the jab.
Hoshino scores with a nice strike.
Hoshino blocks a head kick by Dillashaw Junior.
A shot to the body from Hoshino misses
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a thumping low kick.
Dillashaw Junior tries a low kick but Hoshino avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior lands a head shot.
Dillashaw Junior closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Hoshino throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Hoshino throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Dillashaw Junior on the side of the head.
Hoshino getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Dillashaw Junior fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Hoshino is out of range.
Dillashaw Junior tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hoshino was well out of range. Poor timing from Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hoshino lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Dillashaw Junior missing with a left hand there. Hoshino was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Dillashaw Junior moves away from the strike by Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Hoshino fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dillashaw Junior manages to avoid it.
Dillashaw Junior feints and then cracks Hoshino's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hoshino down.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Dillashaw Junior uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hoshino.
Hoshino paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior scores with a body shot.
Hoshino staying out of range there.
A nice inside leg kick there by Dillashaw Junior. That's going to slow Hoshino down.
Hoshino with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a low kick.
A jab from Dillashaw Junior does it's job there.
Hoshino throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Dillashaw Junior avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Dillashaw Junior throws out a counter right but Hoshino avoids it with no problem.
Some wild striking there from Hoshino.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Dillashaw Junior! But no joy.
Dillashaw Junior throws a front kick aimed at Hoshino's knee but Hoshino avoids it well.
Hoshino is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
A left lands for Dillashaw Junior.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Hoshino avoids a kick to the body.
A little feinted left hand from Hoshino on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Hoshino checks a leg kick.
Hoshino swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Underestimated Dillashaw Junior 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.


Dillashaw Junior defending well as Hoshino loads up on a big left hand.
Hoshino swings for the body but Dillashaw Junior moves out of range.
Hoshino throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nice body punch from Hoshino.
Hoshino 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.
Hoshino throws a hook but Dillashaw Junior avoids it easily.
Hoshino walks into a stiff left hand from Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino throws a hook but Dillashaw Junior blocks it.
Dillashaw Junior throws a quick inside leg kick.
Dillashaw Junior ducks under a wild hook from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior defending well as Hoshino loads up on a big left hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dillashaw Junior clobbers Hoshino with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Dillashaw Junior dips to his left and cracks Hoshino with an uppercut!
Nice defenses there by Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino looks to score with a jab to the body but Dillashaw Junior is just out of range.
Dillashaw Junior connects with an inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior tries to clinch but Hoshino moves out of range.
Dillashaw Junior wants to slow Hoshino down by chopping away at his legs.
Hoshino misses the shot to the body.
Dillashaw Junior moves out of range as Hoshino strikes.
Hoshino throws an off balance right hand
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Hoshino swings for the body but Dillashaw Junior moves out of range.
Hoshino catches Dillashaw Junior with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Dillashaw Junior tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Hoshino is able to avoid easily.
Hoshino missing with a left hand there. Dillashaw Junior was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Dillashaw Junior connects with an inside leg kick.
Dillashaw Junior throws a low kick but it's checked well by Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior tries to score with a low kick but Hoshino moves his leg out of the way.
Hoshino scores with a jab to the body.
Hoshino keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Dillashaw Junior looks to throw the jab but Hoshino is out of range.
Hoshino was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Hoshino scores with a punch to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Dillashaw Junior cracks the inside of Hoshino's front leg.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Good leg kick by Dillashaw Junior there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Hoshino misses the shot to the body.
Jab from Hoshino.
Hoshino throws a series of punches but Dillashaw Junior avoids them all with ease.
Dillashaw Junior scoring well with a low kick there.
Hoshino swings widly with a right hand
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a three punch combo that has Hoshino backing up. Hoshino nods at Dillashaw Junior to acknowledge the strikes.
Hoshino scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Hoshino avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
It looked like Hoshino was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hoshino.
Hoshino takes one on the button.
Dillashaw Junior throws a series of punches but Hoshino avoids them all with ease.
Dillashaw Junior thows a leg kick but Hoshino checks it
and Hoshino counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Hoshino loads up on a big right hand but Dillashaw Junior slips the punch.
A little jabbing left from Dillashaw Junior on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino throws a looping overhand right but Dillashaw Junior ducks down to avoid it.
Dillashaw Junior keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Hoshino digs a good hook to Dillashaw Junior's body.
Hoshino swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Dillashaw Junior throws a sloppy head kick and Hoshino moves out of range easily.
Hoshino moves out of range of the leg kick from Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Hoshino pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A slow jab from Hoshino misses its intended target.
Hoshino throws out a loose jab but Dillashaw Junior uses good head movement to avoid it.
Dillashaw Junior is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Hoshino with a body shot.
Nice body punch from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior throws a body punch but Hoshino moves out of range.
Hoshino just misses with a punch to the body.
A good leg kick by Dillashaw Junior.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Dillashaw Junior, right into the meat.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior scores with the left hand. Hoshino knows he should have avoided that one.
Hoshino fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dillashaw Junior manages to avoid it.
Dillashaw Junior appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Hoshino looks to score with a jab to the body but Dillashaw Junior is just out of range.
A jab from Hoshino finds it's way through Dillashaw Junior's defenses.
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!
Dillashaw Junior connects with a right hand. Hoshino shakes it off.
Hoshino swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Dillashaw Junior ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Hoshino moves away.
Hoshino throws a body shot but no joy.
Dillashaw Junior throws a leg kick but Hoshino sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Hoshino misses with a looping left.
Dillashaw Junior doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Dillashaw Junior throws a leg kick which misses Hoshino's front leg but catches the back leg as Hoshino tries to avoid it.
Hoshino looks to score with a jab to the body but Dillashaw Junior is just out of range.
Hoshino tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Dillashaw Junior was well out of range. Poor timing from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Dillashaw Junior goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Kantaro Hoshino will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Hoshino misses the shot to the body.
Hoshino fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dillashaw Junior manages to avoid it.
Dillashaw Junior wants to counter with a clinch but Hoshino pushes him away.
Hoshino lands with a nice body punch.
Hoshino swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Dillashaw Junior avoids the body shot from Hoshino.
Hoshino fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Dillashaw Junior looks to land a right hand but Hoshino moved out of range.
Hoshino throws a lazy right hand but Dillashaw Junior sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Dillashaw Junior swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Hoshino looks to score with a jab to the body but Dillashaw Junior is just out of range.
Dillashaw Junior throws a leg kick that misses.
Dillashaw Junior throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dillashaw Junior throws a body shot but no joy.
Hoshino misses the shot to the body.
Dillashaw Junior tests Hoshino's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Hoshino doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hoshino fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dillashaw Junior manages to avoid it.
Dillashaw Junior clobbers Hoshino with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Hoshino blocks a head kick by Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior is looking to slow Hoshino down with leg kicks.
Dillashaw Junior ducks under a wild hook from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Dillashaw Junior connects with the punch.
Dillashaw Junior scores with a decent looking hook.
Hoshino 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.
Dillashaw Junior lands a leg kick that knocks Hoshino off balance momentarily.
Hoshino throws a lazy right hand but Dillashaw Junior sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Hoshino on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Dillashaw Junior. Dillashaw Junior obviously looking to wear him down.
Dillashaw Junior ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Hoshino looks to land a right hand but Dillashaw Junior moved out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino swings and misses with a shot to the body

and Dillashaw Junior holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Dillashaw Junior using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Dillashaw Junior struggles to land a body shot inside as Hoshino controls his hands.
Dillashaw Junior misses with the head strike.
Hoshino misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A nice right hand lands inside from Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior misses with some punches.
Knees to the body from Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a hook from the clinch.
Dillashaw Junior prevents a body shot from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a short punch on the inside.
Dillashaw Junior lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Hoshino looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Hoshino blocks an uppercut.
Hoshino's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Hoshino pushes Dillashaw Junior back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hoshino blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Hoshino is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Hoshino.
Hoshino goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Come on Hoshino - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Hoshino misses with a hook to the ribs.
Dillashaw Junior lands a hook that snaps the head of Hoshino backwards.
Dillashaw Junior swings wildly with an uppercut but Hoshino uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hoshino lands a nice shot to the body.
Dillashaw Junior softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Dillashaw Junior has a couple of punches blocked by Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A bit of stalling here from Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino misses with a punch on the inside.
Dillashaw Junior throws a head punch that misses.
Hoshino misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a knee to the head.
Hoshino lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Dillashaw Junior or not.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino lands a body shot.
Hoshino tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Dillashaw Junior's elbow.
Hoshino is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Hoshino goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hoshino misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Dillashaw Junior scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Dillashaw Junior connects with a nasty looking knee right to Hoshino's face.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Dillashaw Junior lands a hook that snaps the head of Hoshino backwards.
Hoshino misses with a body punch.
Dillashaw Junior tries to throw a body punch but Hoshino avoids it by throwing Dillashaw Junior back against the cage.
Hoshino goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hoshino tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Dillashaw Junior's elbow.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Hoshino throws a head punch that misses.
Hoshino taking a breather.
Hoshino prevents a body shot from Dillashaw Junior.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Underestimated Dillashaw Junior really dominated that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Jab, jab by Hoshino - just one landing.
Hoshino thows a left - swing and a miss!
A looping hook to the body misses from Hoshino. Dillashaw Junior does a little dance to reset his feet.
Dillashaw Junior keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Dillashaw Junior 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.
Dillashaw Junior turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Hoshino checks a leg kick nicely.
Dillashaw Junior steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Hoshino wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hoshino tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Dillashaw Junior was well out of range. Poor timing from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Hoshino throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hoshino throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Dillashaw Junior shapes to counter with a head kick.
Hoshino connects with a body shot.
Dillashaw Junior jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior avoids the body shot from Hoshino.
Hoshino throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Dillashaw Junior slips a straight right by Hoshino.
Hoshino is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino avoids the body shot from Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a low kick.
Underestimated Dillashaw Junior seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Hoshino scores with a hook.
Dillashaw Junior tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Hoshino throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Hoshino scores with a jab. Dillashaw Junior acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Dillashaw Junior lands a front kick.
Dillashaw Junior uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior lands with a nice body punch.
Hoshino is looking to wear down Dillashaw Junior with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Dillashaw Junior tries a head kick but it misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a good low kick that Hoshino was not able to check.
Dillashaw Junior rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Hoshino moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Hoshino waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior swings for the body but Hoshino moves 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!
Dillashaw Junior stuns Hoshino with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Hoshino moves out of range of the body kick.
A shot to the body from Dillashaw Junior misses
and Hoshino counters with a nice uppercut.
Hoshino 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.
Hoshino misses with a wild combination.
Hoshino throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Hoshino swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Hoshino.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino misses with a wild body shot.
Dillashaw Junior blocks a jab.
Dillashaw Junior throws a body punch but Hoshino moves out of range.
Hoshino darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Hoshino takes a swing at Dillashaw Junior's ribcage but misses.
A solid leg kick lands there for Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Dillashaw Junior throws a hook but Hoshino avoids it easily.
Hoshino looks to land a right hand but Dillashaw Junior moved out of range.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a leg kick.
Hoshino lands a right hook to the body.
An inside leg kick from Dillashaw Junior misses.
Hoshino ducks under a wild hook from Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino swings for the body but Dillashaw Junior moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Dillashaw Junior on the side of the head.
Dillashaw Junior scores with a jab to the jaw.
Dillashaw Junior lands with a right hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hoshino looks to score with a jab to the body but Dillashaw Junior is just out of range.
Hoshino swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Hoshino swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Dillashaw Junior thuds a left hand into Hoshino's body.
Hoshino takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Dillashaw Junior pivots, looking for a leg kick but Hoshino is out of range and Dillashaw Junior settles back down.
Jab, jab by Dillashaw Junior - just one landing.
Hoshino smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a low kick.
Dillashaw Junior throws a lazy right hand but Hoshino sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
It looked like Hoshino wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Hoshino throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
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 Kantaro Hoshino will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Dillashaw Junior slips a jab from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Dillashaw Junior connects with a body shot.
Dillashaw Junior throws a low kick, looking for Hoshino's leg but Hoshino calmly moves out of range.
Hoshino throwing a counter right hand but Dillashaw Junior manages to avoid it.
Hoshino misses with a body shot
enabling Dillashaw Junior to counter with a crisp jab.
Hoshino on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Dillashaw Junior. Dillashaw Junior obviously looking to wear him down.
Hoshino swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Hoshino's corner calls for a 1-2. Hoshino obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Dillashaw Junior throws a nice head kick!
Nice cross by Hoshino.
Hoshino steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Dillashaw Junior. That one must have hurt.
Dillashaw Junior loads up on a big right hand but Hoshino slips the punch.
Hoshino missing with a left hand there. Dillashaw Junior was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Dillashaw Junior now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Hoshino takes a swing at Dillashaw Junior's ribcage but misses.
Hoshino throws a sloppy body shot
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a low kick, right behind Hoshino 's knee.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hoshino swings for the body but Dillashaw Junior moves out of range.
Dillashaw Junior shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a wild body shot.
Dillashaw Junior avoids the body shot from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior tries to score with a low kick but Hoshino moves his leg out of the way.
Dillashaw Junior swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Hoshino counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A shot to the liver by Hoshino. Beautiful body shot.
Hoshino thows a left - swing and a miss!
Dillashaw Junior moves away from the strike by Hoshino.
Hoshino throws an overhand right that lands on Dillashaw Junior's shoulder, as Dillashaw Junior tries to avoid the shot.
Hoshino 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.
Hoshino swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Dillashaw Junior takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
A jab from Hoshino finds it's way through Dillashaw Junior's defenses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a low kick.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Hoshino crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Dillashaw Junior - the referee stops the clock and Hoshino gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Dillashaw Junior. Hoshino manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Hoshino throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Nice jab there from Hoshino.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Hoshino jabs Dillashaw Junior right on the nose. Dillashaw Junior blinks but takes it well.
Dillashaw Junior ducks under a wild hook from Hoshino.
An inside leg kick lands from Dillashaw Junior.
A head kick misses from Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Hoshino waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Hoshino throws a series of punches but Dillashaw Junior moves out of range.
Hoshino just misses with a punch to the body.
Hoshino misses with a body shot.
Hoshino takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Hoshino.
Hoshino jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Dillashaw Junior tests Hoshino's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Hoshino throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Dillashaw Junior throws an overhand right that lands on Hoshino's shoulder, as Hoshino tries to avoid the shot.
Hoshino darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Dillashaw Junior walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Hoshino checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A leg kick checked by Hoshino.
Hoshino misses with a hook
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a nice low kick that buckles Hoshino's knee momentarily.
Dillashaw Junior goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Hoshino lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Dillashaw Junior circles away quickly and effectively.
A countering left hand to the body from Dillashaw Junior misses.
Hoshino misses with a hook.
An inside leg kick lands from Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a shot to the body
and Hoshino counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior throws a looping overhand right but Hoshino ducks down to avoid it.
Hoshino is looking to counter punch.
Hoshino just misses with a punch to the body.
Dillashaw Junior swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Dillashaw Junior lands with a nice body punch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Dillashaw Junior fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hoshino. Dillashaw Junior does a little dance to reset his feet.
Dillashaw Junior jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Hoshino misses with a body shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino scores with a hook.
Hoshino misses with a hook
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a nice leg kick.
Hoshino looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.

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 Kantaro Hoshino.
I think Hoshino 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 Donald Grub scores the fight 46:50
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 48:47
Judge James Glass scores the fight 48:48

The fight is ruled a draw!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
72%

 

Event: HFC 95:Tavares vs Miller     
Date:   Apr 15, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Kotetsu Yamamoto and Francisco Costa. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

168 cm
24
149 lbs
14 - 4 - 0
172 cm
24
158 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

Arcticus University: London
Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 160$)

Aspire Clothing



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, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Kotetsu Yamamoto!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Francisco Costa!
The judges for this bout are Ivan Kurochkin, Sergei Dronov and Aleksandr Martynov.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yamamoto tests Costa's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Yamamoto swats away the attempt to clinch by Costa.
Yamamoto takes a swing at Costa's ribcage but misses.
Yamamoto lands a nice looking body shot.
Yamamoto misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Costa.
Costa 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.
Yamamoto digs a good hook to Costa's body.
Yamamoto takes a swing at Costa's ribcage but misses.
Costa moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Yamamoto scores with a shot to the body.
Yamamoto blocks a head kick by Costa.
Yamamoto throws a body shot but no joy.
Costa connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Costa keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yamamoto keeps the fight on the outside.
Yamamoto takes a swing at Costa's ribcage but misses.
Yamamoto connects with a body shot that sends Costa's belly button to the back.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yamamoto throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamamoto misses with a straight right.
Yamamoto lands with a good body shot.
Costa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Costa takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Costa on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Yamamoto throws a predictable looking body shot
and Costa counters with a nice uppercut.
Yamamoto throws a body punch but Costa moves out of range.
Costa walks into a stiff left hand from Yamamoto.
A big left from Yamamoto misses.
Yamamoto catches Costa with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Yamamoto fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Costa lands a jab to the nose.
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!
Costa closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Yamamoto misses with a straight right.
Costa is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto swings for the body but Costa moves out of range.
Yamamoto just misses with a punch to the body.
Costa scores with a spinning back kick!
Costa swings for the body but Yamamoto moves out of range.
Yamamoto takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Costa closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Costa connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Yamamoto scores with a crisp jab that stopped Costa in his tracks.
Yamamoto is looking to wear down Costa with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Yamamoto misses with a body shot.
Kotetsu Yamamoto seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yamamoto uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Costa.

Costa feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.
Costa stopping the sweep attempt from Yamamoto.
Costa trying to control but Yamamoto is working from the bottom.
Yamamoto is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto trying to control the position.
Yamamoto looking to hit a scissor sweep but Costa is one step ahead there.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Costa slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.

Costa is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Yamamoto knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.

Costa is trying to get an arm triangle but Yamamoto is defending well.

Costa is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Yamamoto knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Yamamoto is trying to improve his position.
Yamamoto is trying to control Costa's posture but Costa avoids it.
Yamamoto is looking for a sweep.
A bit of a lull in the action here.
Costa wants to control for a moment but Yamamoto uses the opportunity to move back to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Costa keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Yamamoto is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at Rings Russia, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Yamamoto moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Costa wants to control from the top but Yamamoto keeps moving.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kotetsu Yamamoto dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Yamamoto lands with a cross.
Yamamoto looks to score with a jab to the body but Costa is just out of range.
Yamamoto takes a swing at Costa's ribcage but misses.
Yamamoto moves out of range of the leg kick from Costa.
Yamamoto swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Costa throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Yamamoto sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Yamamoto ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Costa moves away.
Yamamoto jabs at Costa's body.
Costa throws an overhand right that lands on Yamamoto's shoulder, as Yamamoto tries to avoid the shot.
Yamamoto appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yamamoto. Costa does a little dance to reset his feet.
It seemed like Costa was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Yamamoto blocks a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Costa throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Yamamoto throws out a loose jab but Costa uses good head movement to avoid it.
Costa throws a body punch but Yamamoto moves out of range.
Costa avoids the body shot from Yamamoto.
Costa throws a wild body kick that Yamamoto sees coming a mile off.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Costa misses with a double jab.
Costa defending well as Yamamoto loads up on a big left hand.
A slow jab from Yamamoto misses its intended target.
Yamamoto misses with a hook.
Yamamoto lands an overhand right.
Costa takes a swing at Yamamoto's ribcage but misses.
Yamamoto swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Costa connects with a single shot there.
Costa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yamamoto throwing a counter right hand but Costa manages to avoid it.
Costa throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yamamoto scores with a shot to the body.
Costa takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Costa walks into a left hand.
Costa steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Yamamoto.
Yamamoto lands a jab to Costa's midsection.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Costa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yamamoto.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto misses with a wild body shot.
Yamamoto misses the shot to the body.
Yamamoto misses with a shot to the body

and Costa counters with a head kick that drops Yamamoto - he's looking to finish, following his stunned foe to the ground!

Yamamoto is rocked!

Costa is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Oh Yamamoto is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Yamamoto wants to get back to full guard.
Yamamoto is looking to control Costa's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Yamamoto avoid being mounted?
Yamamoto seems to have got his legs back now.
Costa is pressing down on Yamamoto's thigh, looking to free his foot. Yamamoto is holding on for now.
Yamamoto slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Yamamoto trying to control the position here.
Costa wants to pass the guard but Yamamoto is keeping the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto keeping moving, preventing Costa from controlling successfully.
Costa trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Costa controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Costa looking to pass the guard.
Yamamoto keeping moving, preventing Costa from controlling successfully.
Costa trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Yamamoto is trying to control the position but Costa postures up.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Yamamoto wants to sweep but no luck.

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.
Costa pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Yamamoto is keeping the position for now.
Yamamoto bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Costa's guard.


Yamamoto avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Yamamoto passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Yamamoto scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Costa to see if he's OK.
Costa is looking to reverse the position.
Yamamoto is looking to take a break and control but Costa is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Costa wants to get back to his feet but Yamamoto drags him back down.
Yamamoto is pausing for a moment. What's he doing? It looks like he's clearing his nose. Oh dude! He's shot a load of snot all down Costa's shoulder. That is not cool.
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 Kotetsu Yamamoto will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Costa misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yamamoto.
Costa tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Yamamoto makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
A slow jab from Yamamoto misses its intended target.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Costa! But no joy.
Yamamoto uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Costa has time to react.
Costa pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Yamamoto steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Costa.
Costa on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Yamamoto slips a jab from Costa.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Costa misses with a takedown
and Yamamoto cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Yamamoto misses with a looping right.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yamamoto. Costa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yamamoto doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Costa closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Costa misses with a left hand
letting Yamamoto counter with a right hand.
Costa ducks right into an uppercut from Yamamoto.
Yamamoto darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Yamamoto scores with a sloppy right hand. Costa should have avoided that one.
Costa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yamamoto.
Yamamoto throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Costa counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Yamamoto takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Yamamoto misses with an uppercut. Costa saw that one coming.
Costa displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Yamamoto throws out the jab.
Yamamoto just misses with a punch to the body.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Costa.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Costa ducks under a wild hook from Yamamoto.
Yamamoto misses with a body shot.
Yamamoto throws a shot from downtown. Costa moves away and avoids it.
Francisco Costa has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto looks to land a combination but Costa avoids it well.
Costa throws a body shot but no joy.
Yamamoto blocks a jab.
Yamamoto throws a lazy right hand but Costa sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

Costa looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
Costa is fighting to break Yamamoto's control of his arms but Yamamoto is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Costa slips nicely into half guard.
Yamamoto wants to control but Costa is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Francisco Costa has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto keeping hold of Costa's head, controlling as best he can.
Costa looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Yamamoto wants to control but Costa is keeping busy.
Yamamoto keeps control of the position for the meantime.

Yamamoto kicks Costa off and gets back to his feet.
Costa moves out of range as Yamamoto strikes.
Yamamoto slips a jab from Costa.
Costa jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Costa throws the left hand but Yamamoto avoids the punch easily.
Kotetsu Yamamoto is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Costa looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Yamamoto scores with a body shot.
Yamamoto fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Costa looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Yamamoto lands the left hand.
Yamamoto on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Costa. Costa obviously looking to wear him down.
Yamamoto digs a good hook to Costa's body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yamamoto cracks Costa with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Yamamoto connects with a body shot that sends Costa's belly button to the back.
Yamamoto connects with a crisp jab.
Yamamoto takes a swing at Costa's ribcage but misses.
Costa avoids the body shot from Yamamoto.
Costa misses with a straight right.
Costa is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yamamoto.
Yamamoto works Costa's body with a nice hook.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Ivan Kurochkin scores the fight 29:28
Judge Sergei Dronov scores the fight 30:27
Judge Aleksandr Martynov scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kotetsu Yamamoto!

Kotetsu Yamamoto looked relieved post fight as he said the following; 'We are NJPW!!!'.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
54%

 

Event: Syn 520 - Nemesis     
Date:   Apr 14, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Keiji Mutou and Ian Smith. Smith has chosen Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap by AC/DC as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Ian Smith has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Keiji Mutou's chin.

188 cm
39
213 lbs
31 - 14 - 2
186 cm
37
220 lbs
23 - 11 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Aspire Clothing
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

Aspire Clothing
Hellbent



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Keiji Mutou!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ian Smith!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, William Gold and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mutou moves to clinch but Smith breaks away
and Smith counters with a left to the body.
Mutou swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Mutou gets a takedown into half guard.
Smith wants to control but Mutou is keeping busy.
Mutou prevents Smith from improving his position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mutou takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Smith wants to improve his position but Mutou is controlling well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Smith keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Mutou missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Smith trying to control but Mutou postures up.
Smith is trying to avoid being dragged into an even worse position than he's already in but Mutou is staying active.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Mutou connects with a nice short shot to Smith's temple.
Mutou not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Mutou not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Mutou controlling the action here.
Mutou misses with a head shot. Smith uses the momentum to regain guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mutou stays in close to Smith's body and controls the position.
Mutou trying to control the position from guard on top but Smith is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Smith has Mutou pulled in close to control his posture.
Smith wants to sweep here but Mutou controlling him for the moment.
Mutou lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Mutou throws an elbow that misses. Smith uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Mutou's guard. Nice move by Smith!


That's three minutes gone in the round.
Smith is looking to work some ground and pound but Mutou has wrist control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Mutou bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Smith's guard.

Mutou throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Mutou wants to control from the top but Smith keeps moving.
Mutou scoring with punches to the head and body.
Mutou trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Mutou has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Smith pulls Mutou in close to prevent any damage.
Mutou postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Smith wants to sweep but no luck.
Smith controlling Mutou's posture.
Mutou connects with a couple of short punches.
Mutou looking to pass the guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Mutou throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Smith works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Mutou landing some decent shots from guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mutou shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Smith defends it nicely.
Smith walks into a straight right hand from Mutou.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mutou dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

Mutou fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Smith sprawls well initially but Mutou persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Mutou not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mutou missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Smith trying to hold on to Mutou's head to control him but Mutou postures up.
Smith is trying to get back to full guard.
Mutou wants to lay and pray for a moment but Smith keeps working.
Mutou throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Smith avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Mutou.
Smith is trying to maintain the position but Mutou is very close to passing his half guard.
Smith is refusing to be controlled, as Mutou sits in half guard.
Smith is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Mutou's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Mutou's back!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Smith is throwing strikes from the back here. Oh that last one was to the back of the head. Smith 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. Smith gets a real talking to here and is lucky not to get a point deducted. Smith apologises and we restart here on the feet.
Smith tries to land a leg kick but Mutou saw it coming and moves away.
Mutou tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Smith manages to circle out of the way.
Keiji Mutou seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mutou fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Smith looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Ian Smith is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Mutou throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Smith stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Smith takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Mutou takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Mutou is looking to wear down Smith with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Smith misses with a hook.
Mutou tries for a takedown but Smith circles away easily
and Smith counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Mutou shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Smith keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Smith trying to hold on to Mutou's head to control him but Mutou postures up.
Smith taking some punishment here, with Mutou in his half guard.
Mutou lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Mutou is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Smith can do to turn this around?
Smith keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Smith tries to roll over but Mutou keeps him under control.
Smith manages to get to full guard.
Mutou stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Smith swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Mutou throwing strikes from guard but Smith blocks nicely.
Smith controlling the position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mutou throws a strike but Smith rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Smith postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Keiji Mutou dominated that second round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Mutou fails with an attempt to clinch.
Mutou takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Mutou doesn't manage to clinch there - Smith circles away.
Nice cross by Mutou.
Smith defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Mutou.
Smith takes a body punch but keeps moving.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Smith misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mutou.
Mutou wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Mutou moves out of range as Smith strikes.

Mutou darts in and clinches Smith up against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mutou has picked Smith up - he's going for a ride! Mutou dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
Mutou stalling away here and it's allowed Smith to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Mutou wants to control from the top but Smith keeps moving.
Smith is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Mutou wants to control from the top but Smith keeps moving.
Mutou throwing strikes but missing.
Smith tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mutou content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Smith keeping moving, preventing Mutou from controlling successfully.
Smith manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Mutou manages to get himself to full guard.

Smith stopping the sweep attempt from Mutou.
Mutou lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Mutou scores with a decent looking elbow strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mutou postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Mutou throws a big right hand that misses.
Smith controlling Mutou's posture.
Keiji Mutou overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Smith avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Mutou trying to control but Smith is working from the bottom.
Mutou distracts Smith with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Mutou is looking to work some ground and pound but Smith has wrist control.
Mutou trying to control the position from guard on top but Smith is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Smith looking for a sweep. Not yet Smith, not yet.
Mutou missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Smith wants to sweep here but Mutou controlling him for the moment.
Keiji Mutou is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Mutou slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Smith takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 30:27
Judge William Gold scores the fight 30:27
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Keiji Mutou!

Jumping up and down and very excited, Keiji Mutou waved his t-shirt featuring King of Fists's logo in front of the cameras.
Ian Smith was interviewed post fight and said 'I still don't have what it takes. I must train harder.'.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
31%

 

Event: DFC 36: Pate Vs Four 2     
Date:   Apr 14, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Yo Yo and Akio Mori. Yo Yo had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

Yo
vs
Mori
182 cm
24
174 lbs
7 - 3 - 0
184 cm
21
174 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Granite chin

-

-



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, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Yo Yo!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Akio Mori!
The judges for this bout are Francis DeMontford, John Mangel and Ben Hemmingworth.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yo doesn't succeed with the takedown
letting Mori counter with a right hand.
Jab, jab by Mori - just one landing.
Mori tries to clinch but Yo moves out of range.
Mori dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

Mori takes the fight into the clinch.
Mori lands a left hand that snaps the head of Yo backwards.
Yo looking for a takedown.
Mori softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yo wants a takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Yo Yo. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Mori lands a knee to the body.
Mori presses Yo against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Mori cracks Yo with a nice body shot.
Yo is breathing heavily.
Mori lands with a left to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mori scores with a shot to the side of Yo's head.
Yo letting Mori take a breather here.
Mori lands a nice uppercut.
Mori lands a nice knee to the body.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Mori.
Mori is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Mori cracks Yo with a nice body shot.
A short uppercut from Mori.
Mori lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Yo.
Mori stalling.
Mori crunches a lovely knee into Yo's ribcage.
Mori putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Yo in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees 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!
Good body shot from Mori.
Mori lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Yo.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yo letting Mori take a breather here.
Mori displaying some good clinch control by pressing Yo up against the cage.
Mori is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Mori dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Yo takes a knee to the side of the body.
Knees in the clinch landing for Mori.
Mori using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Mori presses Yo against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Mori has Yo pushed against the cage.
Mori lands a right hand that snaps the head of Yo backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A right handed body shot lands from Mori.
Mori effectively controlling the action here.
Mori lands with a light punch inside.
Mori gets through Yo's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Mori is leaning against Yo and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A short left from Mori.
Mori is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Mori gets through Yo's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Mori lands a body shot in the clinch.
Mori lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Mori lands a nice shot to the body.
Mori with a knee to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
The referee is keeping an eye on Mori - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
A left hand lands to the body for Mori.
Mori lands a body shot in the clinch.
Mori makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

Yo is rocked!
Mori cracks Yo with a nice body shot.
The referee is keeping an eye on Mori - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Mori lands a body punch.
A short body shot lands from Mori as the two fighters clinch.
Mori presses Yo against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Mori is pushing Yo up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Mori presses Yo against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mori works over Yo's head and body with a nice combination.
Mori cracks Yo with a good jab.
Yo has his takedown stuffed
and Mori counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Oh Yo is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Yo switches off momentarily and Mori cracks him with a monster right hand! Yo topples backwards and makes a semi conscious attempt to cover up, as Mori dives in to land one more shot, before the referee has time to call the fight. What a finish by Mori!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:24 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Akio Mori!
Yo Yo spoke after the fight, saying 'I'll be back.'.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
55%

 

Event: The Island Season 6, 155 lbs, Round 3     
Date:   Apr 11, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Frank Dux and Masa Hattori. Masa Hattori will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

182 cm
27
158 lbs
14 - 4 - 0
175 cm
27
155 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Insanely flexible
Decent wrestler
Decent boxing
Powerful

Hellraiser FightGear

Hellraiser FightGear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Frank Dux!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Masa Hattori!
The judges for this bout are Peter Branson, Bart Greer and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hattori tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Hattori misses with a hook.

Hattori gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Dux to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Dux passes Hattori's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Dux uses his free foot to push down on Hattori's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for Hattori.

Hattori wants to get back to his feet but in bucking up he's left an arm hanging out! Dux has locked onto it and has pulled off a slick armbar! Hattori taps furiously! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:31 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Frank Dux!
In his post fight interview, Frank Dux started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: The Island Season 6, 155 lbs, Round 2     
Date:   Apr 10, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Masa Hattori and Barney Wehmer. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

175 cm
27
155 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
180 cm
27
164 lbs
10 - 5 - 0
Decent wrestler
Solid boxing
Very strong
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Powerful

Hellraiser FightGear

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Masa Hattori!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Barney Wehmer!
The judges for this bout are Dirk Anderson, Santiago Holmes and David Hoff.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hattori lands a jab.

It looks like Barney Wehmer has been cut.
Hattori scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Wehmer gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Hattori counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Wehmer scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Wehmer lands a nice short elbow.
Wehmer stops Hattori from getting back to his feet.

Wehmer is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Hattori 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.
Hattori on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Hattori tries to get out of the position.
Hattori wants to get back to his feet.
Wehmer looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Hattori manages to escape and get back to his feet!
Hattori connects with a crisp jab.
Hattori scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Hattori lands an overhand right.

Wehmer is rocked!
Wehmer ducks into an uppercut from Hattori and that's knocked him out cold! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Masa Hattori!
Masa Hattori very nearly forgot to thank Hellraiser FightGear amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: The Island Season 6, 155 lbs, Round 1     
Date:   Apr 09, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Masa Hattori and Dimi Karalopolous. Karalopolous has chosen Now We Are Free as his entrance music. Dimi Karalopolous has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

175 cm
27
155 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
170 cm
27
165 lbs
4 - 0 - 1
Decent wrestler
Solid boxing
Very strong
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Good gas tank

Hellraiser FightGear

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Masa Hattori!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of The Island, Dimi Karalopolous!
The judges for this bout are Winston Alpacca, Bart Greer and Dirk Anderson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Karalopolous has his takedown stuffed
enabling Hattori to counter with a crisp jab.

Karalopolous closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Hattori quickly recovers to half guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Karalopolous looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Hattori with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Karalopolous thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Hattori tries to kick Karalopolous off but Karalopolous keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Karalopolous thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Hattori's head.
Hattori is trying to stand up here but Karalopolous is controlling him well.
Karalopolous working Hattori over with strikes.
Hattori on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Hattori tries to get out of the position.
Karalopolous controlling the action here.
Hattori wants to get back to his feet.
Karalopolous is figuring out what he wants to do next.

Hattori pushes Karalopolous off and gets back to his feet.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Karalopolous shoots in looking for a takedown but Hattori manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Karalopolous's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hattori lands with a cross.
Karalopolous throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Karalopolous looks for a takedown but Hattori sprawls well.
Masa Hattori has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dimi Karalopolous.
Hattori fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

It looks like Dimi Karalopolous has been cut.
A slow jab from Karalopolous misses its intended target.
Karalopolous shoots in but Hattori avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Karalopolous looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Hattori is fending him off so far but Karalopolous persists. Nope, Hattori circles away and we're back to standing.
Dimi Karalopolous seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Karalopolous takes one to the side of the head.
Hattori shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Karalopolous eats them both and turns towards Hattori to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Karalopolous looks for a takedown but Hattori sprawls well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Karalopolous ducks right into an uppercut from Hattori.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Karalopolous gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Hattori.

Karalopolous is rocked!
Karalopolous will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Karalopolous is still on wobbly legs! Can Hattori finish him?
Karalopolous get stunned by a cross and takes another one on the button. Karalopolous stumbles backwards and tries to bounce back off the cage but Hattori runs in and jumps on him with a leaping lead hook that puts him out! Wow, that was highlight reel stuff! Awesome finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:21 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Masa Hattori!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Masa Hattori made sure he mentioned Hellraiser FightGear, along with how happy he was to win his fight.
The defeated Dimi Karalopolous had this to say: 'Now we are free'.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
54%

 

Event: UGD 52:Shevchenko Vs Tanaka     
Date:   Apr 08, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Taras Shevchenko and Ken Tanaka. This should be a great matchup!

190 cm
28
265 lbs
23 - 2 - 0
200 cm
23
300 lbs
7 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Hellbent
Sully's Bar & Grill

Aspire Clothing
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Taras Shevchenko!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Ken Tanaka!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, William Gold and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Shevchenko moves out of range as Tanaka strikes.
Shevchenko drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

It looks like Taras Shevchenko has been cut.

Tanaka darts in and clinches Shevchenko up against the cage.
Shevchenko tries to pull guard but Tanaka won't allow it.
Tanaka misses with a hook to the ribs.
Shevchenko stalls.
Tanaka misses with a punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Shevchenko blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Shevchenko fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Tanaka tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tanaka.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tanaka tries to work over Shevchenko's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tanaka goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tanaka tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Shevchenko's elbow.
Tanaka just leaning against Shevchenko, taking a breather.
Tanaka misses with some punches.

Shevchenko pulls guard successfully.
Tanaka preventing the sweep.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Tanaka 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.
Shevchenko throws a couple of shots from the bottom but they don't land.
Tanaka is pushing down on Shevchenko's leg trying to pass to half guard. Shevchenko is fighting to maintain full guard but Tanaka has managed to sneak the leg through.
Shevchenko has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka prevents Shevchenko from improving his position.
Tanaka controlling the pace.
Shevchenko's coaches at Russian Top Team Elite Gym have been working on his defensive grappling in preparation for this fight so let's see if he can get out of this tricky position.
Shevchenko is refusing to be controlled, as Tanaka sits in half guard.

Shevchenko is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Tanaka pulls his head out easily.
Shevchenko regains full guard. Nicely done.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Tanaka stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Shevchenko swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Shevchenko looking for a guillotine here but Tanaka defends easily.
Tanaka slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.

Shevchenko is looking for a triangle but Tanaka pushes his legs off easily.
Tanaka controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Tanaka must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.

Shevchenko looking for a guillotine here but Tanaka defends easily.
Shevchenko is trying to control the position but Tanaka postures up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Tanaka trying to stand up but can't free himself from Shevchenko's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tanaka stays in close to Shevchenko's body and controls the position.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Tanaka trying to control but Shevchenko is working from the bottom.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Shevchenko moves out of range as Tanaka strikes.
Shevchenko was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Tanaka doesn't manage to clinch there - Shevchenko circles away.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Shevchenko moves away from the strike by Tanaka.
Shevchenko throwing a counter right hand but Tanaka manages to avoid it.
Tanaka waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Shevchenko.
Shevchenko feinted with a counter takedown.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Shevchenko uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tanaka.
Shevchenko changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
A swing and a miss from Tanaka.
Tanaka doesn't manage to clinch there - Shevchenko circles away.
Shevchenko fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tanaka swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Shevchenko is looking to counter punch.
Tanaka throws a big shot that misses.
Shevchenko shoots in looking for a takedown. Tanaka tries to sprawl out of it but Shevchenko keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Tanaka manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Tanaka has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tanaka tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Tanaka misses with a straight right.
Shevchenko looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Taras Shevchenko. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Good standup being displayed there by Tanaka as he connects with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Shevchenko has his takedown stuffed
and Tanaka counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A jab from Tanaka misses.
Shevchenko is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Tanaka swinging wildly here.
Tanaka scores with a decent looking hook.

Taras Shevchenko's cut is getting worse.
Ken Tanaka is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shevchenko tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Ken Tanaka seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tanaka clobbers Shevchenko with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Shevchenko bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
It looked like Shevchenko wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Shevchenko avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tanaka fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Shevchenko looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Tanaka has worked on his takedown defense in the runup to this fight and it is paying off so far.
Tanaka 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.
Tanaka missing with a left hand there. Shevchenko was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tanaka misses with a double jab

and Shevchenko counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Shevchenko.

Tanaka has scooted to the edge of the canvas and used the cage to get back to his feet. Shevchenko has stuck on his opponent and is forcing him back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Shevchenko blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tanaka misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tanaka stalls.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Shevchenko blocks a body shot from Tanaka.
Tanaka gets through Shevchenko's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ken Tanaka showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Taras Shevchenko's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Tanaka jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Tanaka throws a right and a left that Shevchenko avoids nicely.
Shevchenko feinted with a counter takedown.

Tanaka feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Shevchenko sprawling to the canvas! Shevchenko rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can Tanaka finish him?!

Taras Shevchenko's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Shevchenko looks up at the clock. Bad move! Tanaka lands a right hand from hell, dropping Shevchenko. Tanaka pounces and finishes the fight with a flurry of punches and elbows.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:31 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ken Tanaka!
Ken Tanaka is the new super heavyweight champion!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
29%

 

Event: SYN 518 - Donnelly vs Kim     
Date:   Apr 05, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Keiji Mutou and Ras Li Judah. Judah has chosen Limb By Limb as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

188 cm
39
213 lbs
30 - 14 - 2
190 cm
27
215 lbs
17 - 7 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

Aspire Clothing
Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Keiji Mutou!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ras Li Judah!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Judah takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Judah loads up on a big right hand but Mutou slips the punch.
Judah misses with a hook to the body

and Mutou counters with a shoot takedown. Judah fights it but they end up in guard.
Mutou controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Judah looking to control.
Judah is pulling down on Mutou's head to control his posture.
Judah trying to keep a closed guard but Mutou is proving a slippery customer.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Judah pulls Mutou in close to prevent any damage.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Judah working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Mutou.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mutou trying to control but Judah is working from the bottom.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Judah is adopting a defensive guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Judah getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
A swing and a miss from Mutou.
Judah throws a poor cross that misses

and Mutou counters with a takedown into side control.
Judah tries to buck Mutou off but Mutou is having none of it.
Mutou is looking to take a break and control but Judah is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Judah tries to escape but Mutou is in control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Check out the look on Mutou's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Mutou is looking to take a break and control but Judah is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Judah manages to work his way to half guard, despite Mutou's best efforts.
Judah has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Mutou is working away from the top position though.
Judah controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
Mutou looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Mutou scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Judah is looking to control Mutou's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Judah avoid being mounted?

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Judah is trying to get back to full guard.
Mutou trying to control the action but Judah is working from the bottom.
Judah moves into full guard.
Judah managing to control the position.
Mutou chips away with some ground and pound.
Judah is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Mutou makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Mutou.
Mutou manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Judah manages to get himself to full guard.


That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mutou throwing strikes but missing.
Judah is adopting a defensive guard.
Mutou trying to control but Judah is working from the bottom.
Mutou wants to pass the guard but Judah is keeping the position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Mutou accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Mutou throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Judah works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Mutou content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Keiji Mutou dominated that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Judah throws a looping overhand right but Mutou ducks down to avoid it.
Judah throws a leg kick which misses Mutou's front leg but catches the back leg as Mutou tries to avoid it.
Judah takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Judah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mutou was well out of range. Poor timing from Judah.
Judah leaves Mutou with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Judah throws a leg kick

and Mutou counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Judah is looking for a sweep. Mutou is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Mutou sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Judah defending well though.
Mutou looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Mutou drops an elbow to the side of Judah's head.
Judah has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Mutou is working away from the top position though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mutou thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Mutou throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Judah tries to roll over but Mutou keeps him under control.
Mutou is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Judah can do to turn this around?
Mutou looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Judah with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Mutou working Judah over with strikes.
Judah blocking the ground and pound attempt from Mutou.
Judah tries to get to full guard but Mutou has control of the leg.
Judah manages to get to full guard.
Mutou is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Judah has Mutou pulled in close to control his posture.

Judah is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Mutou is aware though and is defending well.
Judah utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Mutou keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Judah's head.
Mutou keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Judah's head.
Mutou trying to control the position from guard on top but Judah is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Mutou accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Mutou postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Mutou controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Mutou throws a big right hand that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Judah has his hands on Mutou's head, controlling the position.
Judah is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Mutou landing with the ground and pound.
Mutou throws a big right hand that misses.
Keiji Mutou overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Judah working a defensive guard but Mutou manages to pass into side control anyway.
Judah is looking to reverse the position.
Judah avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Mutou.
A bit of a lull in the action here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Judah is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Mutou working the ground and pound.
Mutou scoring with punches and elbows.
Judah is looking to regain half guard here but Mutou keeps moving and retains side control.
Mutou landing strikes.
Judah is trying to control Mutou's posture but Mutou avoids it.
Mutou working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Judah is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Judah is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Mutou thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Judah's head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Keiji Mutou dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Judah looks to score with a jab to the body but Mutou is just out of range.
Mutou fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Judah manages to avoid it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Judah! But no joy.
Mutou ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Judah throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Mutou throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Judah stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Mutou uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Judah.
Judah keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Judah misses with a hook. Mutou ducked under it nicely.
Mutou connects with a good right hand that stumbles Judah. Judah circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Mutou uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Judah.
Mutou attempts a counter takedown but Judah avoids it well and moves away.
Ras Li Judah seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Judah misses with an uppercut.
Mutou lands with a good body shot.
Judah digs a good body shot into Mutou's ribs.
Mutou scores with a body shot.

Mutou drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Mutou wants to lay and pray for a moment but Judah keeps working.
Judah is looking for a sweep.
Judah manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Mutou trying to control from half guard but Judah is working away.
Ras Li Judah has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mutou is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Judah is staying active underneath Mutou, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Mutou lands strikes from half guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mutou working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Mutou is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Mutou working over Judah with some ground and pound. Judah looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Judah is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Judah looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Mutou thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Judah on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Judah throws a strike from the bottom that misses.
Judah desperately trying to maintain half guard.
Mutou frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Keiji Mutou is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Mutou sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Mutou 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.
Mutou has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Judah is in all sorts of trouble here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mutou looking to control and managing it successfully.
Judah wants to hold on but Mutou pushes him away.
Mutou content just to control the position here.
This is a sustained period of stalling by Mutou.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mutou wants to control the pace but Judah is squirming around nicely.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Keiji Mutou!

Keiji Mutou managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, King of Fists, into his post fight interview.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
36%

 

Event: SYN 517 - Hoshino vs Lil wayne     
Date:   Apr 02, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kantaro Hoshino and Lil Wayne. Wayne has chosen Back Up In Yo Ass With The Resurrection as his entrance music. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

165 cm
35
145 lbs
36 - 8 - 1
168 cm
35
143 lbs
48 - 8 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Hellbent

Bullet Proof System
KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250



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 36 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Kantaro Hoshino!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 48 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Lil Wayne!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Paul Tew and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Wayne tries to land a front kick but Hoshino steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
An attempted straight right counter from Hoshino misses the target.
Wayne scores with a crisp jab that stopped Hoshino in his tracks.
Wayne works Hoshino's body with a nice hook.
Wayne misses with a kick to the body.
Wayne chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Hoshino checks a leg kick nicely.
Hoshino was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Wayne looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Wayne just misses with a punch to the body.
Hoshino throwing a counter right hand but Wayne manages to avoid it.
Hoshino looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Hoshino throws a hook but Wayne avoids it easily.
Lil Wayne seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Wayne throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Hoshino 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.
Wayne jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Wayne throws the kick towards the body but Hoshino avoids it.
A little feinted left hand from Hoshino on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Wayne has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Hoshino is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Hoshino scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Hoshino misses with an uppercut.
Wayne steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Hoshino.
Hoshino throws a jab but it's blocked by Wayne.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wayne scores with a hook to the body. Hoshino takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Wayne walks into a stiff left hand from Hoshino.

Wayne has managed to clinch.
Still in the clinch, Wayne scores with a nice short uppercut.

Hoshino breaks from the clinch.
Wayne throws the kick towards the body but Hoshino avoids it.
Hoshino was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Wayne misses with a shot to the body
and Hoshino counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Hoshino takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Hoshino moves out of range as Wayne throws a body kick.
Wayne throws a lazy uppercut
and Wayne takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

Wayne is rocked!
Wayne pivots, looking for a leg kick but Hoshino is out of range and Wayne settles back down.
Wayne is still on wobbly legs! Can Hoshino finish him?
Wayne throws a body punch but Hoshino moves out of range.
Wayne seems to have recovered his senses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Wayne connects with a leg kick. Hoshino looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Hoshino missing with a left hand there. Wayne was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Wayne looking to land some kicks to the body here.
It looked like Hoshino was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wayne fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Wayne throws a leg kick that misses.
Hoshino digs a good body shot into Wayne's ribs.
Wayne lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Donk. Hoshino catches Wayne right on the button with a cross.
Hoshino misses with an uppercut. Wayne saw that one coming.
Hoshino throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Hoshino takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Wayne digs a good hook to Hoshino's body.
Hoshino takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Hoshino blocks a low kick nicely.
Wayne throws a nice head kick!
Wayne connects with a body shot that sends Hoshino's belly button to the back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Wayne throws a push kick but Hoshino slaps the foot to one side.
Wayne wants to clinch
and Hoshino counters with a stiff right hand.
Wayne takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Wayne tries to clinch up.
Hoshino misses with a hook.
Hoshino blocks the body kick.
Wayne pushes Hoshino away with a front kick.

Wayne clinches.
Hoshino is trying to break free.

Hoshino's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Wayne thuds his shin into the meat of Hoshino's side.
Hoshino tests Wayne's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Wayne is predictable there
and Hoshino counters with a lovely straight right hand!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Wayne throws a body shot but no joy.
A counter left hand to the body from Hoshino misses its target.
Wayne misses with a looping right.
Hoshino stuns Wayne with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Hoshino takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Hoshino throws a shot from downtown. Wayne moves away and avoids it.
Wayne chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Hoshino is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Wayne lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Hoshino takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Wayne keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hoshino.
Wayne tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Wayne fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hoshino manages to avoid it.
Wayne throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Wayne defending well as Hoshino loads up on a big left hand.
And Wayne responds with a good body kick, but Hoshino manages to step out the way in time.
Wayne thows a leg kick but Hoshino checks it
and Hoshino counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Hoshino takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Wayne throws a push kick but Hoshino slaps the foot to one side.
A quick step to the side and Hoshino tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Wayne cracks a nice hook into Hoshino's ribs.
Wayne motions for Hoshino to come forward. Wayne throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Wayne motions for Hoshino to come forward. Wayne throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Hoshino throws a jab when Wayne was well out of range.
Wayne swings away with a leg kick that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hoshino missing with a left hand there. Wayne was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Hoshino avoids the body shot from Wayne.
Wayne keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hoshino.
Wayne slips under a jab.
Some wild striking there from Hoshino.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wayne fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Hoshino on the side of the head.
Wayne misses with an attempted mid kick.
Hoshino is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Wayne throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Wayne getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Wayne fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Hoshino looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Wayne misses with a body shot.
Hoshino checks a leg kick nicely.
Hoshino scores with a hook.
That kick from Wayne tenderised Hoshino's leg. Hoshino is trying to keep his angry face on.
Wayne thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Hoshino if he has to take too many more of those.
Hoshino sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Wayne has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wayne just misses with a punch to the body.
Hoshino will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Wayne throws a hook but Hoshino avoids it easily.
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!
Hoshino swings for the body but Wayne moves out of range.
Good shot there by Wayne.
Wayne dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Hoshino. That did some damage!
A shot to the liver by Wayne. Beautiful body shot.
Wayne feints and then cracks Hoshino's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hoshino down.
Hoshino doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Wayne thows a leg kick but Hoshino checks it
and Hoshino cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Wayne misses with an attempted mid kick.
Good standup being displayed there by Wayne as he connects with a hook.
Wayne lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Lil Wayne seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Wayne throws a right hand that misses
and Hoshino counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wayne throws a sloppy body shot
letting Hoshino counter with a right hand.
Wayne takes one to the chin there.
Wayne cracks a nice hook into Hoshino's ribs.
Wayne throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Hoshino looks to score with a jab to the body but Wayne is just out of range.
Wayne uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Hoshino has time to react.
Wayne connects with a right hand. Hoshino shakes it off.
A big right from Hoshino misses.
Hoshino 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.
Wayne feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Hoshino's calf.
Wayne keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hoshino.
Wayne moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Wayne uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Hoshino.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wayne connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Wayne throws a push kick but Hoshino slaps the foot to one side.
Wayne keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hoshino.
Wayne wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Wayne.
Wayne tries to land a body kick
and Wayne takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Wayne avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Wayne throws the kick towards the body but Hoshino avoids it.
Wayne ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Nice jab there from Wayne.
Wayne throws a push kick but Hoshino slaps the foot to one side.
Nice defenses there by Wayne.
Wayne bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Hoshino's head backwards.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Wayne throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Wayne scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Hoshino doesn't seem bothered though.
Wayne scores with a hook.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Wayne. Hoshino shrugs it off though.
Wayne connects with an inside leg kick.
Wayne feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Hoshino's calf.
Hoshino takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Wayne lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Hoshino takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Wayne throws the kick towards the body but Hoshino avoids it.
A little feinted left hand from Hoshino on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Hoshino looks to land a right hand but Wayne moved out of range.
Wayne takes a swing at Hoshino's ribcage but misses.
Hoshino was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Wayne is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Hoshino rather than just go for the knockout.
Wayne moves into range and connects with a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wayne fails in his attempt to clinch.
Wayne lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Wayne misses with a looping left.
A solid leg kick lands there for Wayne.
Hoshino keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Hoshino avoids a kick to the body.
Hoshino is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A thudding body kick lands there by Wayne!
Wayne jabs at Hoshino's body.
Wayne displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hoshino throws out the jab.
Wayne scores with a spinning back kick!
Hoshino swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Wayne slips a straight right by Hoshino.
Hoshino moves out of range as Wayne throws a body kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Hoshino misses the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Wayne misses with a body kick.
A solid body kick from Wayne.
The fighters circle momentarily. Wayne darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hoshino ducks right into an uppercut from Wayne.
A looping hook to the body misses from Wayne. Hoshino does a little dance to reset his feet.
Wayne throws a body shot but no joy.
An attempted straight right counter from Hoshino misses the target.
Wayne slips under a jab from Hoshino.
Wayne slips a straight right by Hoshino.
Wayne misses with a low kick.
Wayne swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Wayne throws a solid leg kick but Hoshino takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Wayne.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wayne throws a push kick but Hoshino slaps the foot to one side.
A little feinted left hand from Hoshino on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Hoshino takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Wayne feints and then cracks Hoshino's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hoshino down.
Wayne scores with a hook to the body. Hoshino takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Wayne throws a nice outside leg kick.
Hoshino looks to land a left hand but Wayne moved out of range nicely.
Wayne lands with a nice body kick.
Wayne throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Wayne, right into the meat.
Hoshino is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Wayne.
Wayne lands the left hand.
Wayne looks for the body kick but Hoshino saw that one coming.
Hoshino was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Hoshino takes a body punch but keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wayne tries to clinch but Hoshino is having none of it.
Hoshino throwing a counter right hand but Wayne manages to avoid it.
A jab from Hoshino misses.
Wayne looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Hoshino swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Wayne scores with a spinning back kick!
That kick from Wayne tenderised Hoshino's leg. Hoshino is trying to keep his angry face on.
A jab from Wayne does it's job there.
Hoshino throws a jab when Wayne was well out of range.
Wayne throws a push kick but Hoshino slaps the foot to one side.
Hoshino takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Wayne pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Wayne keeps Hoshino at a distance using the push kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Wayne.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Hoshino fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Wayne manages to avoid it.
Wayne throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A little feinted left hand from Hoshino on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Hoshino looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Wayne throws a hook but Hoshino blocks it.
An inside leg kick lands from Wayne.
Hoshino 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.
A telegraphed right hand from Hoshino misses the target.
A lazy body kick from Wayne
enabling Hoshino to counter with a crisp jab.
Wayne slips a jab from Hoshino.
Wayne lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Hoshino 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.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hoshino avoids the body shot from Wayne.
Wayne turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Wayne.
Wayne scores with a spinning back kick!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wayne throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Nice defenses there by Wayne.
Wayne bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Hoshino's head backwards.
Wayne connects with a solid leg kick.
Wayne misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Hoshino.
Hoshino misses with a hook
and Wayne counters with a nice leg kick.
Hoshino fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Wayne manages to avoid it.
Wayne avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Wayne swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hoshino walks into a stiff left hand from Wayne.
Wayne throws out a leg kick but Hoshino moves out of range and Wayne only half commits.
It looked like Hoshino wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Wayne lands a jab to the nose.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Both fighters circling a little - Wayne finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Wayne misses with a kick to the body
enabling Hoshino to counter with a crisp jab.
The fighters circling - Hoshino throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A telegraphed right hand from Hoshino misses the target.
Hoshino swings for the body but Wayne moves out of range.
Wayne ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Wayne connects with a right hand. Hoshino shakes it off.
Hoshino throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Hoshino takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Wayne misses with a wild body shot.
Wayne lands a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wayne cracks a nice hook into Hoshino's ribs.
Wayne misses with a low kick.
A good leg kick by Wayne.
Wayne ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Both fighters circling a little - Wayne finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Wayne chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Wayne misses with an attempted mid kick.
Hoshino is looking to counter punch.
Wayne gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Hoshino counters with a straight right hand.
Wayne scores with a body shot.
Wayne misses with a low kick.
Hoshino moves away from the strike by Wayne.
Hoshino throwing a counter right hand but Wayne manages to avoid it.
Wayne uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Hoshino.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wayne scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Wayne blocks a jab.
A solid leg kick lands there for Wayne.
Hoshino keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Hoshino swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
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!
Wayne connects with an inside leg kick.
Wayne tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hoshino was well out of range. Poor timing from Wayne.
Wayne throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hoshino lands with a nice combination. Wayne backs away looking to recover.
Hoshino gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
A nice leg kick lands there from Wayne.
A swing and a miss from Hoshino.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Wayne swings away with a body shot that misses
and Hoshino cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Hoshino 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.
Wayne throws a leg kick but Hoshino moved away.
A little feinted left hand from Hoshino on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Wayne wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
A jab from Hoshino misses.
Wayne blocks a jab.
Wayne dips to his left and cracks Hoshino with an uppercut!
Wayne throws a leg kick
and Wayne takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Wayne looks to land a body kick but Hoshino moved away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wayne lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Wayne fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Wayne - that will leave a mark!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hoshino looks to throw the jab but Wayne is out of range.
Wayne buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Nice uppercut there from Hoshino.
Wayne is looking to slow Hoshino down with leg kicks.
Wayne scores with a hook to the body. Hoshino takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Hoshino moves out of range as Wayne throws a body kick.
Hoshino misses with a body shot.
A shot to the liver by Wayne. Beautiful body shot.
Wayne pushes Hoshino away with a front kick.
Wayne keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hoshino.
Wayne tries a quick counter leg kick but Hoshino is wise to it.
Wayne scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Wayne finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Kantaro Hoshino has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Lil Wayne is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Wayne is looking to land body kicks.
A good leg kick by Wayne.
Wayne throws the kick towards the body but Hoshino avoids it.
Wayne slips under a jab from Hoshino.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Wayne misses with a hook to the body
and Hoshino counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Hoshino throws an overhand right that lands on Wayne's shoulder, as Wayne tries to avoid the shot.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Hoshino checks a leg kick.
Wayne digs a good hook to Hoshino's body.
Wayne moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Wayne lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Wayne throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
A little feinted left hand from Hoshino on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino moves forwards but Wayne connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hoshino. Wayne does a little dance to reset his feet.
Donk. Wayne catches Hoshino right on the button with a cross.
Wayne scores with a hook to the body. Hoshino takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Hoshino slips under a jab.
Wayne swings for the body but Hoshino moves out of range.
Wayne misses with a low kick.
Hoshino avoids a kick to the body.
Wayne scores with a shot to the body.
Nice straight punches there by Hoshino. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Hoshino.
Hoshino rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Wayne counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Wayne comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wayne takes a swing at Hoshino's ribcage but misses.
Wayne lands a body shot.
Hoshino waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Wayne.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Wayne lands a slapping body shot.
A big right from Wayne misses.
Wayne misses with a body shot.
Wayne lands a jab to Hoshino's midsection.
Wayne moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Wayne thumps Hoshino with a low kick.
Hoshino throws a left jab followed by a right to the body, Oh Wayne colapses and takes a barrage of punches from Hoshino as he moves to mount! the ref stops the fight and Wayne is left battered and dazed whilst Hoshino and his camp cheer!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:54 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Kantaro Hoshino!
Kantaro Hoshino retains his bantamweight title!
Kantaro Hoshino very nearly forgot to thank Hellbent amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
89%

 

Event: Nuclear Revolution     
Date:   Mar 31, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Frank Dux and Masa Hattori. 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.

182 cm
27
158 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
175 cm
27
155 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Insanely flexible
Decent wrestler
Decent boxing
Powerful

Hellraiser FightGear

Hellraiser FightGear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Frank Dux!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Masa Hattori!
The judges for this bout are Bart Greer, Winston Alpacca and Michael Johnstone.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dux has a takedown stuffed.
Hattori throws out a counter right but Dux avoids it with no problem.
Hattori misses with a straight right.
Dux cracks a nice hook into Hattori's ribs.
Hattori takes a swing at Dux's ribcage but misses.
Dux fails with a takedown attempt.
As Dux backs off Hattori throws a huge counter combo but Dux manages to avoid it all.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hattori moves out of range of the leg kick from Dux.
Hattori looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Hattori leaves Dux with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Frank Dux. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dux darts in looking for a takedown but Hattori gets double underhooks and turns Dux into the cage.
It seemed like Hattori was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

Dux looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Hattori is trying to stand.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Dux in particular looking to stall.
Dux seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Hattori for as long as he can get away with.
Dux trying to mount his opponent but Hattori defends it.
Dux prevents Hattori from standing back up.
Dux moves nicely into side control.
Dux definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Dux lands a nice forearm strike.
Dux passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Hattori!
Hattori really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Dux. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Hattori is trying to stand up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Dux looks like he's working for a submission but he's not found anything just yet.

Dux is working on an americana here. Ooh, that looks pretty nasty! Nope, Hattori has managed to escape the submission attempt.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Hattori wants to get back to his feet.

Hattori is flailing around, obviously not happy about being mounted. Dux locks hold of one of his arms and spins for an armbar. He's got it! Hattori is forced to tap!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:40 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Frank Dux!
Frank Dux retains his lightweight title!
Frank Dux was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
39%

 

Event: UGD 49:Shevchenko Vs Ritter     
Date:   Mar 18, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Tinashe Chukwuma and Ken Tanaka. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

194 cm
27
271 lbs
15 - 8 - 0
200 cm
23
300 lbs
6 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

-

Aspire Clothing
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tinashe Chukwuma!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Ken Tanaka!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, James Atkins and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Chukwuma looks for the body kick but Tanaka saw that one coming.
Chukwuma connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tanaka. Tanaka circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Chukwuma misses with a hook. Tanaka ducked under it nicely.
Tanaka looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Chukwuma is looking to land body kicks.
Tanaka takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Tanaka checks the leg kick nicely there.
Tanaka looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Chukwuma has been working on his boxing with his coaches at White Eagle in the buildup to the fight.
Chukwuma pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Chukwuma lands with a kick to the ribs.
Tanaka swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tanaka takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Chukwuma thows a body kick. Tanaka tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Chukwuma scores with a hook.
Tinashe Chukwuma seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tanaka walks into a stiff left hand from Chukwuma.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A low kick from Chukwuma is predictable there
and Tanaka counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

It looks like Tinashe Chukwuma has been cut.
Chukwuma thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Tanaka if he has to take too many more of those.
Chukwuma throws a leg kick but Tanaka sees it coming and moves out of range.
Tanaka swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tanaka keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Chukwuma.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tanaka! But no joy.
Tanaka checks a low kick from Chukwuma.
Tanaka looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Chukwuma looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Tanaka takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Chukwuma throws a nice outside leg kick.
Chukwuma lands a jab to Tanaka's midsection.
Chukwuma is looking to score with low kicks.
Chukwuma lands a really nice looking cross but Tanaka seems unphased.
Tanaka uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Chukwuma.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chukwuma throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tanaka sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Chukwuma, right into the meat.
Chukwuma throws a shot to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tanaka keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Chukwuma.
It seemed like Tanaka was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A swing and a miss from Chukwuma.
A little jabbing left from Tanaka on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Chukwuma throws an overhand right that lands on Tanaka's shoulder, as Tanaka tries to avoid the shot.
Chukwuma throws a lazy right hand but Tanaka sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Chukwuma throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Tanaka.
Tanaka bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Chukwuma's head.
Chukwuma attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Chukwuma cracks a nice hook into Tanaka's ribs.
Chukwuma comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chukwuma throws a leg kick which misses Tanaka's front leg but catches the back leg as Tanaka tries to avoid it.
Tanaka uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Chukwuma.
Chukwuma misses with a kick to the body
and Chukwuma takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Chukwuma misses with an attempted mid kick.
A little jabbing left from Tanaka on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A telegraphed right hand from Chukwuma misses the target.
Tanaka swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tanaka gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Chukwuma thows a leg kick but Tanaka checks it
and Tanaka counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Tanaka tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Tanaka gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Tanaka slips under a jab.
A little jabbing left from Tanaka on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Chukwuma lands with an overhand left.
Chukwuma cracks Tanaka with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Chukwuma connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tanaka. Tanaka circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Tanaka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Chukwuma was well out of range. Poor timing from Tanaka.
A nice inside leg kick there by Chukwuma. That's going to slow Tanaka down.
Tanaka takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Chukwuma throws an off balance right hand
and Chukwuma takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tanaka moves out of range of the body kick.
Tanaka swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Chukwuma misses with a looping right.
Chukwuma moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Chukwuma is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Chukwuma throws a hook but Tanaka blocks it.
Chukwuma thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Tanaka if he has to take too many more of those.
Chukwuma misses with a wild body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Chukwuma pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Chukwuma misses with a left hand
and Tanaka counters with a stiff right hand.
Tanaka takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Chukwuma bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Chukwuma is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Tanaka can do to turn this around?
Chukwuma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tanaka.
Tanaka looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Nice uppercut lands for Tanaka. That snapped Chukwuma's head back.
Chukwuma explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
A big right from Chukwuma misses.
A countering left hand to the body from Tanaka misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Chukwuma attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tanaka looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Chukwuma is looking to slow Tanaka down with leg kicks.
Tanaka has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Tanaka throws a right hand that misses
and Chukwuma counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tinashe Chukwuma is winning the standup battle so far.
Chukwuma throws a big shot that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chukwuma looks to land a body kick but Tanaka moved away.
Chukwuma lands with a straight right. Tanaka didn't see that one coming.
Chukwuma is looking to slow Tanaka down with leg kicks.
Chukwuma lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tanaka's sensitive parts.
Chukwuma moves into range and connects with a jab.
Chukwuma lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Tanaka takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Chukwuma throws a shot from downtown. Tanaka moves away and avoids it.
Chukwuma wants to land a leg kick but Tanaka is out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tanaka! But no joy.
Chukwuma ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Chukwuma ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
A solid leg kick lands there for Chukwuma.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chukwuma explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
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!
Chukwuma connects with a body shot.
Chukwuma swings away with a body shot that misses
and Tanaka counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Chukwuma with a nice cross.
Chukwuma misses with a low kick as Tanaka jumps back.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tanaka! But no joy.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Tanaka might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Chukwuma has got the better of the exchanges.
Tanaka uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Chukwuma.
Tanaka looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Chukwuma scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tanaka has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Chukwuma.
Chukwuma walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tanaka checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Chukwuma moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Chukwuma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tanaka! But no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chukwuma scores with a punch to the head.
Chukwuma tries to land a body kick
letting Tanaka counter with a right hand.
Tanaka's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tanaka blocks a low kick nicely.
Tanaka is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Chukwuma with a body shot.
Chukwuma lands a nice hook to Tanaka's body. Tanaka takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Tanaka throws a big shot that misses.
Tanaka keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Chukwuma darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Chukwuma throws a lazy body kick
and Tanaka counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Chukwuma scores with a hook.
Chukwuma throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Chukwuma scores with a nice head shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Chukwuma scores with a decent looking hook.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nice straight punches there by Chukwuma. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Chukwuma.
Chukwuma throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Tanaka counters with a crisp right hand that drops Chukwuma! Tanaka lets Chukwuma back up to his feet, looking for a finish!
Chukwuma lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Tanaka defending well as Chukwuma loads up on a big left hand.
Chukwuma attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Chukwuma thuds his right hand into Tanaka's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Chukwuma with a jab.
Chukwuma scores with a nice strike.
Tanaka has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Tanaka walks into a jab.
Chukwuma throws a body kick that misses.
Tanaka swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tinashe Chukwuma dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Tinashe Chukwuma's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


A lazy left from Tanaka finds it's target.
Tanaka has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Chukwuma.
Chukwuma connects with a body shot.
Chukwuma throws a lazy right hand but Tanaka sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Chukwuma throws a leg kick but Tanaka sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Tanaka throws out a counter right but Chukwuma avoids it with no problem.
Tanaka throws a hook to the side of Chukwuma's head but Chukwuma sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Chukwuma looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Tanaka walks forward, straight into a front kick from Chukwuma.
Chukwuma lands with an uppercut that bounces Tanaka off the cage and back into range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Chukwuma.
Chukwuma scores with a punch to the head.
Tanaka tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Tanaka avoids a low kick by using good footwork.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chukwuma moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Tanaka avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
The fighters circling - Chukwuma throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Chukwuma throws an off balance right hand
and Tanaka connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Chukwuma throws an overhand right that lands on Tanaka's shoulder, as Tanaka tries to avoid the shot.
Tanaka swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Chukwuma ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tanaka moves away.
Tanaka throws out a counter right but Chukwuma avoids it with no problem.
Chukwuma throws an off balance right hand
and Tanaka makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Chukwuma ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tanaka moves away.
Tanaka swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Chukwuma misses with a body shot.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tanaka! But no joy.
Chukwuma misses with a low kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tanaka! But no joy.
Tanaka takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Ken Tanaka has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Chukwuma, as that shot connected.
Chukwuma lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Chukwuma throws a lazy uppercut
and Tanaka counters with a straight right hand.
Tanaka checks a low kick from Chukwuma.
Chukwuma pushes Tanaka away with a front kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tanaka walks into a left hand.
Chukwuma throws a leg kick
and Tanaka counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Chukwuma swings away with a body shot that misses

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

Chukwuma is rocked!
Tanaka takes a swing at Chukwuma's ribcage but misses.
Oh Chukwuma is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Chukwuma misses with a hook
and Tanaka counters with a huge overhand right that connects right on the temple, sending him crumpling, face first to the floor! This one is all over! What a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:59 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Ken Tanaka!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
83%

 

Event: RBFC 91:Schopenhauer vs Matos     
Date:   Mar 18, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Kotetsu Yamamoto and St Petersburg Strangler. Strangler has chosen Let Me Through by The Dead Weather as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

168 cm
24
149 lbs
13 - 4 - 0
174 cm
25
148 lbs
12 - 3 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Arcticus University: London
Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 160$)

-



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 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Kotetsu Yamamoto!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, St Petersburg Strangler!
The judges for this bout are Tarja Halkonen, Arvi Lind and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Strangler thuds his right hand into Yamamoto's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Yamamoto throws a body punch but Strangler moves out of range.
Strangler throws a series of punches but Yamamoto moves out of range.
Yamamoto swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Strangler counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Yamamoto swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Strangler looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Yamamoto ducks under a wild hook from Strangler.
Strangler misses with a hook

and Yamamoto counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Strangler!
Yamamoto creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
Yamamoto in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.
The strikes coming from Yamamoto are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Strangler avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Yamamoto.
Yamamoto looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Strangler is avoiding damage well.
Strangler really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Yamamoto. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
An elbow from Yamamoto crashes against the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamamoto throwing strikes but Strangler manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
Yamamoto tries to get back to half guard but can't.
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.
Yamamoto struggling a bit here.
Yamamoto 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.
Yamamoto is looking to reverse the position.
Yamamoto is working hard here to advance position.
Strangler controls the position.
Yamamoto tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Strangler's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Yamamoto flails away from the bottom but he's not doing any damage.
Yamamoto is trying to control but can't.
Yamamoto is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Yamamoto is staying active underneath Strangler, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Yamamoto tries to roll over but Strangler keeps him under control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Strangler takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Strangler ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yamamoto moves away.
Yamamoto changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
St Petersburg Strangler is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Strangler looks to score with a jab to the body but Yamamoto is just out of range.
As Strangler tries to get set, Yamamoto tries to push him back and clinch up but Strangler manages to avoid the attempt.
Strangler throws a body shot but no joy.
We've been informed that Strangler has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
Strangler misses with a looping right.
Yamamoto is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Strangler.
Strangler moves away from the strike by Yamamoto.
Strangler is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Yamamoto misses with a wild body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Strangler. Yamamoto does a little dance to reset his feet.
Strangler pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A counter left hand to the body from Yamamoto misses its target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto swings for the body but Strangler moves out of range.
Strangler looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Strangler lands with a straight right. Yamamoto didn't see that one coming.
Strangler missing with a left hand there. Yamamoto was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Strangler waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Yamamoto.
Yamamoto is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Yamamoto looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Strangler scores with a nice strike.
Yamamoto ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Strangler moves away.
Strangler looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Yamamoto jabs Strangler to the body, keeping him at a distance.

Yamamoto shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Strangler manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yamamoto throws a big elbow that misses.
Yamamoto stands and throws Strangler's legs to the side, diving into side control.
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 Kotetsu Yamamoto will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Yamamoto fails to land the takedown.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Strangler connects with a crisp jab.
Nice body punch from Strangler.
Yamamoto misses with a takedown
enabling Strangler to counter with a crisp jab.
Strangler throws out a loose jab but Yamamoto uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yamamoto attempts a counter takedown but Strangler avoids it well and moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yamamoto connects with a looping right hand.
Yamamoto takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Strangler takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
St Petersburg Strangler seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Strangler lands a glancing blow to the side of Yamamoto's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamamoto swings for the body but Strangler moves out of range.
Yamamoto has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Yamamoto there as he acknowledges the shot.
Strangler catches Yamamoto with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Strangler slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Yamamoto dives in for a single leg takedown but Strangler sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Kotetsu Yamamoto. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Strangler keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Strangler avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Yamamoto moves out of range as Strangler strikes.
Strangler tries to bum rush Yamamoto with a series of wild strikes but Yamamoto uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Yamamoto misses with a jab to the body
and Strangler counters with a straight right hand.
Strangler tests Yamamoto's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto jabs at Strangler's body.
A swing and a miss from Strangler.
Yamamoto fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Strangler manages to avoid it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yamamoto. Strangler does a little dance to reset his feet.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Some wild striking there from Strangler.
Yamamoto is looking to wear down Strangler with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Strangler throws an overhand right that lands on Yamamoto's shoulder, as Yamamoto tries to avoid the shot.
Strangler lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Yamamoto ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yamamoto was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Yamamoto takes a swing at Strangler's ribcage but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Strangler thuds a left hand into Yamamoto's body.
Strangler throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Yamamoto on the side of the head.
Strangler has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Yamamoto swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Strangler counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Strangler lands a slapping body shot.
Yamamoto ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yamamoto was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Yamamoto slips a straight right by Strangler.
A little feinted left hand from Yamamoto on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Strangler avoids the body shot from Yamamoto.
Strangler misses with a straight right.
Yamamoto takes a jab right on the kisser.
Strangler looks to score with a jab to the body but Yamamoto is just out of range.
Yamamoto tries to counter with a takedown but Strangler is quick to defend against it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Strangler.
Yamamoto changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
St Petersburg Strangler seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yamamoto ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Strangler moves away.
Strangler tries to counter with a clinch but Yamamoto shakes him off and moves away.
Yamamoto on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Strangler throws a right hand that misses

and Yamamoto counters by moving into the clinch.
Strangler misses with a punch on the inside.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yamamoto tries to throw a body punch but Strangler avoids it by throwing Yamamoto back against the cage.
Strangler scores with a nice hook to the head.
Yamamoto prevents a body shot from Strangler.
Strangler misses with the head strike.
A short body shot lands from Strangler as the two fighters clinch.
Yamamoto lands on the inside with an uppercut.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Strangler takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.

Yamamoto turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Yamamoto manages to end up in side control.
Sloppy strikes there by Yamamoto.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A big left from Strangler misses.
Yamamoto is looking to counter punch.
Yamamoto takes a jab right on the kisser.
Strangler throws a body shot but no joy.
Strangler scores with a jab. Yamamoto acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Yamamoto misses with a jab to the body
and Strangler counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Strangler lunges at Yamamoto with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Yamamoto's hand.
Yamamoto closes the distance and clinches up with Strangler, looking for a takedown. Yamamoto pushes Strangler against the cage but Strangler circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Strangler throws a hook but Yamamoto blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Strangler misses with a hook.
Yamamoto takes one to the side of the head.
Yamamoto looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Yamamoto slips a straight right by Strangler.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamamoto slips under a jab from Strangler.
A quick step to the side and Yamamoto tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yamamoto lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Yamamoto swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Strangler now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Yamamoto shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Strangler as he avoids it easily.
Yamamoto misses with a straight right.
Yamamoto jabs at Strangler's body.
Yamamoto throws a body shot but no joy.
A countering left hand to the body from Strangler misses.
Yamamoto throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Strangler defending well as Yamamoto loads up on a big left hand.

Yamamoto looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Yamamoto missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Strangler is looking to improve his position.
Yamamoto missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Yamamoto throwing shots but Strangler is blocking nicely.
Yamamoto missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yamamoto missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Yamamoto looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Yamamoto throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Yamamoto thows a huge punch but Strangler dodges it nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Yamamoto sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Strangler defending well though.
Yamamoto not landing any meaningful shots this time.
We've been hearing that Yamamoto has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.
Yamamoto throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Strangler keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Yamamoto lands strikes from half guard.
Yamamoto not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Yamamoto looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Yamamoto missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Yamamoto is trying to advance to mount but he's lost his balance and Strangler reverses the position - he's now on top in Yamamoto's guard.
Yamamoto pulls Strangler in to control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto keeping moving, preventing Strangler from controlling successfully.
Yamamoto tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Yamamoto lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Yamamoto throwing strikes from guard but Strangler blocks nicely.
Yamamoto wants to control from the top but Strangler keeps moving.
Yamamoto trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Yamamoto throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Strangler works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kotetsu Yamamoto showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Yamamoto 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 Tarja Halkonen scores the fight 28:29
Judge Arvi Lind scores the fight 29:28
Judge Marco Blurström scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Kotetsu Yamamoto!

An intense looking Kotetsu Yamamoto took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: 'We are NJPW!!!'.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
49%

 

Event: Syn 513Belliveau vs Rutherford     
Date:   Mar 17, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Constantine Kermit and Keiji Mutou. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

192 cm
30
220 lbs
18 - 7 - 1
188 cm
39
213 lbs
29 - 14 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Bullet Proof System
Aspire Clothing

Aspire Clothing
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Constantine Kermit!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Keiji Mutou!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Daniel Bishop and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mutou looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Mutou tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kermit was well out of range. Poor timing from Mutou.
A lazy body kick from Kermit

and Mutou counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Mutou trying to control the position from guard on top but Kermit is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Mutou trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Mutou lands a couple of decent looking shots.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Mutou accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Mutou has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Kermit keeping full guard, as Mutou tries to pass.
Mutou postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Mutou throws a big elbow that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mutou throws a big elbow that misses.
Kermit working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Mutou.
Mutou chips away with some ground and pound.
Kermit can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Mutou controls the pace.
Mutou in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Mutou throws a big elbow that misses.
Mutou throws a big elbow that misses.
Mutou with a flurry of punches that miss.
Mutou chips away with some ground and pound.
Mutou throwing strikes from guard but Kermit blocks nicely.
Mutou missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mutou stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Kermit swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Mutou throws an elbow that misses. Kermit uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Mutou's guard. Nice move by Kermit!

Mutou is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kermit controlling from the top position.
Kermit won't allow Mutou to sweep him here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mutou throws some sloppy strikes off his back.
Mutou looking for a sweep. Not yet Mutou, not yet.
Mutou is looking to sweep but instead, Kermit has passed into half guard.
Mutou tries to roll over but Kermit keeps him under control.
Kermit wants to pass the guard but Mutou is defending well.
Mutou tries to regain full guard. Instead though, Kermit has advanced to mount. Uh oh.
Mutou is trying desperately to improve position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mutou regains half guard.
Mutou makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Mutou.
Kermit pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Mutou is keeping the position for now.
Kermit won't allow Mutou to sweep him here.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Mutou lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Mutou wants to control from the top but Kermit keeps moving.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Keiji Mutou dominated that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Mutou swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kermit throws a quick counter kick to the body but Mutou avoids it.
Constantine Kermit seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mutou misses with a lunging right hand
and Kermit counters with a right hand to the body.
Mutou misses with a body shot.
Kermit misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mutou.
Kermit misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mutou.
Mutou has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Mutou just misses with a punch to the body.
Mutou misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kermit.
Kermit appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mutou with a lazy takedown attempt
and Kermit connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Mutou just misses with a punch to the body.
Mutou takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kermit ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Mutou moves away.
Kermit throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Mutou keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kermit just misses with a punch to the body.
Kermit is looking to wear down Mutou with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
A slapping body kick lands there for Kermit.
Constantine Kermit is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Kermit takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kermit misses with a body shot.
Kermit throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kermit slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Mutou moves out of range of the strikes.
It seemed like Mutou was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Mutou takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Kermit gets off balance looking for a body kick

and Mutou counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Mutou.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mutou throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Kermit works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Kermit not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Mutou throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Mutou is looking to work some ground and pound but Kermit has wrist control.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Mutou accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Mutou working some strikes from top position.
Mutou postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mutou throws a strike but Kermit rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Mutou looking for a sweep. Not yet Mutou, not yet.
Mutou manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Kermit manages to get himself to full guard.

Mutou wants to control from the top but Kermit keeps moving.
Mutou is looking to work some ground and pound but Kermit has wrist control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mutou trying to control the position from guard on top but Kermit is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Mutou working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Mutou sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Mutou lands a couple of digs.
Mutou controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Mutou cracks Kermit with a solid left hand.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Kermit preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
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 Constantine Kermit 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!


Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Kermit. Mutou shrugs it off though.
Kermit throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mutou shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Kermit as he avoids it easily.
Kermit throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kermit misses the shot to the body.
Kermit works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kermit moves out of range of the strikes.

Kermit gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Mutou missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mutou is looking to work some ground and pound but Kermit has wrist control.
Mutou postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Mutou looking to sit in guard and control but Kermit gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Kermit preventing the sweep.
Mutou is still trying to improve position.
Mutou keeps trying to improve his position.
Mutou manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Kermit manages to get himself to full guard.

Mutou is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Mutou postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kermit avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Mutou throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Kermit avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Mutou looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Mutou wants to control from the top but Kermit keeps moving.
Kermit utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Kermit looking to hit a scissor sweep but Mutou is one step ahead there.
Mutou throws an elbow that misses. Kermit uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Mutou's guard. Nice move by Kermit!


That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mutou looking to hit a scissor sweep but Kermit is one step ahead there.
Mutou looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Kermit puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Mutou wants to get back to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Mutou is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Keiji Mutou has got the better of the ground game so far.
Kermit trying to control the pace.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Mutou works his way to full guard. Good work.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Keiji Mutou.
I think Mutou 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 Sam Margolis scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 28:29
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Keiji Mutou!

A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Keiji Mutou made sure he mentioned King of Fists, along with how happy he was to win his fight.
Constantine Kermit was interviewed post fight and said 'Yes, he good.'.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
31%

 

Event: DFC Las Vegas 55     
Date:   Mar 17, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Rich Vargas and Masa Sanada. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

180 cm
24
174 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
180 cm
20
174 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid boxing
KO power
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Heavy handed

-

-



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 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Rich Vargas!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Masa Sanada!
The judges for this bout are Gwen Towbar, Cecil Peabody and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Vargas tries to clinch but Sanada is having none of it.
It seemed like Sanada was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Vargas moves in looking to clinch but Sanada pushes him off.
Sanada swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Vargas shoots and misses
and Sanada counters with a nice uppercut.
Sanada uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.

It looks like Rich Vargas has been cut.
A big left from Sanada misses.
Vargas has his takedown stuffed
and Sanada counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Sanada digs a good hook to Vargas's body.
Vargas gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Sanada.

Vargas is rocked!
Sanada ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Oh Vargas is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Sanada shakes his hands by his side, trying to relax. Vargas takes his eyes off the ball for a moment - Sanada sees the opportunity and cracks him with a massive hook! Vargas bends double and collapses on top of himself - he's out! The crowd are going absolutely nuts! Wow, what a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Masa Sanada!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
88%

 

Event: DFC Las Vegas 55     
Date:   Mar 17, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Clarence Van Gaal and Koh Ibu. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

170 cm
21
167 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
175 cm
22
159 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

MayheM sportswear

Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Clarence Van Gaal!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Koh Ibu!
The judges for this bout are Cecil Peabody, Wesley Smith and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ibu lands with a nice body kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Van Gaal.
Van Gaal blocks a head kick by Ibu.
Van Gaal checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Ibu scores with a kick to the midsection.
Ibu moves away from the strike by Van Gaal.
Ibu lands a leg kick that knocks Van Gaal off balance momentarily.
Ibu connects with a jab.
Van Gaal moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
We've been told by Van Gaal's head coaches at Wilder MMA that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Ibu buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Van Gaal.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Ibu.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Van Gaal moves away from the strike by Ibu.
Ibu swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Van Gaal checks a leg kick.
Van Gaal gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Van Gaal throws a lazy right hand but Ibu sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ibu throws a body shot but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu scoring well with a low kick there.
A head kick misses from Ibu.
Ibu throws the kick towards the body but Van Gaal avoids it.
Van Gaal feinted there with a counter leg kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Van Gaal misses the target.
Ibu takes a swing at Van Gaal's ribcage but misses.
Van Gaal half committed to a counter leg kick.
Van Gaal lands a right hook to the body.
Van Gaal misses with an attempted mid kick.
Ibu keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ibu just misses with a punch to the body.
Ibu tries to work over Van Gaal's front leg with a kick but Van Gaal checks it.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Van Gaal - that will leave a mark!
Van Gaal throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ibu tries to counter with a clinch but Van Gaal shakes him off and moves away.
Ibu keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Ibu punishes Van Gaal's body with a nice straight punch.
Van Gaal scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Ibu looks to score with a jab to the body but Van Gaal is just out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Van Gaal tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ibu was well out of range. Poor timing from Van Gaal.
That kick from Ibu tenderised Van Gaal's leg. Van Gaal is trying to keep his angry face on.
Ibu swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Van Gaal makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Van Gaal throws a body punch but Ibu moves out of range.
Nice jab there from Van Gaal.
Ibu fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Van Gaal checks it well.
Van Gaal lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ibu's sensitive parts.
Ibu misses with a head kick.
Ibu feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Van Gaal's calf.
Ibu misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Van Gaal counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Van Gaal connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Van Gaal. Ibu does a little dance to reset his feet.
Van Gaal keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Ibu gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Van Gaal is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ibu.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ibu bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Ibu is looking to slow Van Gaal down with leg kicks.
Ibu pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Ibu scores with a decent looking hook.
Ibu misses with an uppercut.
Van Gaal takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Ibu misses with an attempted mid kick.
Van Gaal throwing a counter right hand but Ibu manages to avoid it.
Ibu throws the left hand but Van Gaal avoids the punch easily.
Van Gaal uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ibu.
Van Gaal is looking to clinch but Ibu is avoiding it.
Ibu avoids the body shot from Van Gaal.
Van Gaal moves out of range of the leg kick from Ibu.
Ibu checks the leg kick.
Ibu has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Van Gaal connects with a solid leg kick.
Van Gaal lands a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ibu cracks a nice hook into Van Gaal's ribs.
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!

Van Gaal has closed the distance and engaged Ibu in a clinch.
Ibu tries a body shot but Van Gaal blocks it.
A short uppercut from Van Gaal.
Ibu throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Van Gaals head.
Ibu misses with a hook to the ribs.
Van Gaal tries a body shot but Ibu blocks it.
Van Gaal's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Van Gaal tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ibu's elbow.
Van Gaal throws a head punch that misses.
Ibu lands a body punch.
A short right from Ibu.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A body shot lands from Ibu.
Ibu tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Van Gaal misses with a body punch.
Ibu throws a punch but it's blocked by Van Gaal.
Ibu tries to throw a body punch but Van Gaal avoids it by throwing Ibu back against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ibu moves away from the strike by Van Gaal.
A little jabbing left from Ibu on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ibu avoids the body shot from Van Gaal.
Van Gaal tries to work over Ibu's front leg with a kick but Ibu checks it.
Ibu misses with a shot to the body
and Van Gaal counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Ibu tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Van Gaal was well out of range. Poor timing from Ibu.
Van Gaal half committed to a counter leg kick.
Ibu moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Ibu is looking to slow Van Gaal down with leg kicks.
Ibu dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Van Gaal takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Van Gaal blocks a head kick by Ibu.
Van Gaal moves away from the strike by Ibu.
Van Gaal fires out a quick counter leg kick but Ibu just manages to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice defenses there by Ibu.
Van Gaal takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Ibu digs a good hook to Van Gaal's body.
Ibu lands a leg kick that knocks Van Gaal off balance momentarily.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ibu stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu cracks Van Gaal with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Ibu throws the kick towards the body but Van Gaal avoids it.
Van Gaal keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Ibu uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Van Gaal.
Ibu only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Ibu scores with a jab to the body.

Van Gaal moves into range and clinches up with Ibu.
Ibu blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Van Gaal misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ibu tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ibu throws a punch but it's blocked by Van Gaal.
Ibu misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ibu tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ibu tries to throw a body punch but Van Gaal avoids it by throwing Ibu back against the cage.
Ibu misses with the head strike.

Van Gaal breaks from the clinch.
Ibu has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Van Gaal tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ibu throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Van Gaal on the side of the head.
Ibu throws a lazy uppercut
and Van Gaal counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Van Gaal throws a leg kick but Ibu sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Van Gaal connects with a single shot there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ibu misses with a body shot.
Van Gaal just misses with a punch to the body.
Van Gaal is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Van Gaal takes one to the chin there.
Ibu misses with an uppercut
and Van Gaal counters with a leg kick.
Ibu scores with a decent looking hook.
Ibu tries to land a front kick but Van Gaal steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Van Gaal looks to score with a jab to the body but Ibu is just out of range.
A chopping leg kick lands by Ibu.
Ibu misses the shot to the body.
Ibu tries to land a leg kick but Van Gaal saw it coming and moves away.
Ibu just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromVan Gaal.
Van Gaal uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ibu.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Van Gaal finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A solid body kick from Van Gaal.
Van Gaal is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Van Gaal jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Van Gaal ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ibu moves away.
Ibu fails to land with a series of punches.
Ibu swings for the body but Van Gaal moves out of range.
Van Gaal throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Van Gaal will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Ibu thuds his shin into the meat of Van Gaal's side.
Ibu misses with a low kick.
Ibu tries to bum rush Van Gaal with a series of wild strikes but Van Gaal uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Van Gaal throws a counter high kick but Ibu was just alert enough to avoid it.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Ibu 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.
Ibu fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Nice uppercut there from Van Gaal.
Ibu misses with a kick to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Van Gaal 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.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ibu motions for Van Gaal to come forward. Ibu throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Koh Ibu seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ibu connects with a crisp jab.
Van Gaal chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ibu can pounce on him.
Van Gaal on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ibu. Ibu obviously looking to wear him down.
Ibu takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ibu. Van Gaal does a little dance to reset his feet.
Van Gaal 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.
Ibu avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A thudding body kick lands there by Ibu!
Ibu throws a nice inside leg kick.
Ibu throws a nice outside leg kick.
Nice uppercut lands for Ibu. That snapped Van Gaal's head back.
Van Gaal is looking to chop away at Ibu's legs.
Ibu lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ibu lets loose with a powerful body kick. Van Gaal will feel that in the morning.
Van Gaal looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Van Gaal swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Ibu jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Koh Ibu seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ibu cracks Van Gaal with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Ibu is looking to score with low kicks.
Ibu blocks a head kick by Van Gaal.
Van Gaal will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Ibu tries to land a front kick but Van Gaal steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ibu tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Van Gaal misses with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ibu throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Van Gaal.
Ibu has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Van Gaal.
Ibu throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Van Gaal on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ibu. Ibu obviously looking to wear him down.
Van Gaal throws a leg kick which misses Ibu's front leg but catches the back leg as Ibu tries to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Van Gaal appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Van Gaal sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Ibu misses with a body kick.
A big left from Van Gaal misses.
Van Gaal 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.
Van Gaal throws a jab when Ibu was well out of range.
Ibu throws a body punch but Van Gaal moves out of range.
Van Gaal takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Van Gaal slips under a jab from Ibu.
An attempted straight right counter from Van Gaal misses the target.
Ibu connects with a looping right hand.
Van Gaal wants to slow Ibu down by chopping away at his legs.
Van Gaal throws a push kick but Ibu slaps the foot to one side.
Van Gaal misses with a looping right.
Van Gaal swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Van Gaal steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Ibu. That one must have hurt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ibu thumps Van Gaal with a low kick.
A thudding body kick lands there by Ibu!
Ibu looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Ibu pivots, looking for a leg kick but Van Gaal is out of range and Ibu settles back down.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Van Gaal goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Ibu keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
A leg kick checked by Van Gaal.
Ibu looks to land a body kick but Van Gaal moved away.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Ibu, as that shot connected.
Ibu throws a low kick but Van Gaal avoids it.
Van Gaal throwing a counter right hand but Ibu manages to avoid it.
Van Gaal closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Good exchange - Van Gaal coming out on top.
Van Gaal throws a body punch but Ibu moves out of range.
Van Gaal takes a jab right on the kisser.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ibu throws a push kick but Van Gaal slaps the foot to one side.
Van Gaal swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ibu thinks about the counter body kick.
Ibu digs a good body shot into Van Gaal's ribs.
Van Gaal moves out of range of the body kick from Ibu.
Van Gaal chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ibu can pounce on him.
Ibu throws a leg kick but Van Gaal checks it.
Ibu scores with a decent looking hook.
Van Gaal throws a sloppy head kick and Ibu moves out of range easily.
Van Gaal checks a leg kick nicely.
Ibu dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Ibu looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Van Gaal swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ibu lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Van Gaal at a distance.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Ibu, right into the meat.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ibu digs a good body shot into Van Gaal's ribs.
Ibu tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Van Gaal was well out of range. Poor timing from Ibu.
Ibu swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Ibu finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ibu lands with a cross.
Ibu shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Van Gaal feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Ibus jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Van Gaal moves out of range as Ibu throws a body kick.
Van Gaal is looking to counter with head kicks.
Van Gaal throws a low kick but Ibu moves out of range easily.
Ibu uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Van Gaal has time to react.
Ibu takes one to the chin there.
Ibu throws a big shot that misses.
Van Gaal throwing a counter right hand but Ibu manages to avoid it.
Van Gaal moves out of range of the leg kick from Ibu.
It looked like Van Gaal was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Ibu.
Van Gaal takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Koh Ibu really dominated that round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Ibu connects with a nice looking jab.
Ibu moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Good standup being displayed there by Ibu as he connects with a hook.
Ibu avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Van Gaal looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Van Gaal throws a jab when Ibu was well out of range.
Ibu blocks a leg kick.
Van Gaal takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Van Gaal tries to land a front kick but Ibu steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ibu lands with a thumping leg kick.
Van Gaal wants to slow Ibu down by chopping away at his legs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ibu connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Van Gaal takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Ibu connects with an inside leg kick.
Ibu takes a swing at Van Gaal's ribcage but misses.
Ibu throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Ibu misses the target.
Ibu throws a front kick aimed at Van Gaal's knee but Van Gaal avoids it well.
Ibu lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ibu lands with an uppercut that bounces Van Gaal off the cage and back into range.
Ibu throws out a leg kick but Van Gaal moves out of range and Ibu only half commits.
Van Gaal attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Good standup being displayed there by Ibu as he connects with a hook.
Van Gaal checks the leg kick.
Ibu digs a good hook to Van Gaal's body.
Van Gaal throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Van Gaal keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ibu scores with a hook to the body. Van Gaal takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Ibu thows a body kick. Van Gaal tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Van Gaal takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ibu throws a series of strikes that have Van Gaal backpedaling.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Van Gaal tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Van Gaal cracks Ibu with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Ibu throws a wild body kick that Van Gaal sees coming a mile off.
Van Gaal tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ibu scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Van Gaal doesn't seem bothered though.
Ibu scores with a crisp jab that stopped Van Gaal in his tracks.
A nice inside leg kick there by Van Gaal. That's going to slow Ibu down.
Van Gaal connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Ibu's hands.
Ibu lands a leg kick that knocks Van Gaal off balance momentarily.
Ibu misses the body punch
and Van Gaal counters with a slapping leg kick.
Van Gaal cracks Ibu with an open hand slap.
Ibu pivots, looking for a leg kick but Van Gaal is out of range and Ibu settles back down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Van Gaal misses with a wild body shot.
Ibu swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Van Gaal appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Ibu, as that shot connected.
A solid leg kick lands there for Van Gaal.
Ibu misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Van Gaal fires out a quick counter leg kick but Ibu just manages to avoid it.
Van Gaal throws a looping overhand right but Ibu ducks down to avoid it.
Ibu throws a head kick that misses.
Van Gaal lands with an uppercut that bounces Ibu off the cage and back into range.
Ibu throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Good work by Ibu as he checks the leg kick.
Ibu tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Van Gaal was well out of range. Poor timing from Ibu.
Van Gaal needs to keep his hands up - Ibu had a free shot at his head there.
Van Gaal checks the leg kick nicely there.
Donk. Ibu catches Van Gaal right on the button with a cross.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ibu with a jab.
Ibu misses with a lunging right hand
and Ibu takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Van Gaal takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Van Gaal takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Van Gaal connects with a single shot there.
Ibu moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Van Gaal lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ibu connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Van Gaal drops his hands momentarily and Ibu takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Ibu jabs at Van Gaal's body.
Van Gaal misses with an uppercut
and Ibu counters with a right hand to the body.
Nice cross by Van Gaal.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ibu moves out of range of the body kick.

Van Gaal moves into the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Koh Ibu dominated that fourth round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Van Gaal checks the leg kick nicely there.
Van Gaal walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ibu.
A swing and a miss from Van Gaal.
Van Gaal throws a hook but Ibu avoids it easily.
Ibu lands with a nice body kick.
Ibu moves out of range as Van Gaal strikes.
Ibu scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Van Gaal misses with a low kick as Ibu jumps back.
A cross from Van Gaal lands.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ibu wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Ibu throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Van Gaal counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ibu moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Ibu stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Van Gaal misses the target.
Van Gaal takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Van Gaal tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ibu misses with a body kick.
Ibu scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Ibu misses with an attempted mid kick.
A head kick misses from Ibu.
Van Gaal throwing a counter right hand but Ibu manages to avoid it.
Nice body punch from Ibu.
Van Gaal uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Ibu has time to react.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Van Gaal crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Ibu - the referee stops the clock and Van Gaal gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Ibu. Van Gaal manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Van Gaal takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Ibu scores with a jab.
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!
Ibu walks into a stiff left hand from Van Gaal.
Ibu scores with a kick to the midsection.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ibu moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Ibu takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Ibu connects with a looping right hand.
Ibu fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Van Gaal manages to avoid it.
Ibu connects with an inside leg kick.
Ibu misses with a body kick.
Van Gaal throws a head kick that misses.
Van Gaal gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Van Gaal misses with a low kick.
Ibu looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Ibu goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Van Gaal swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Van Gaal misses with a looping left.
Van Gaal throws a good cross that connects.
Ibu lands with a nice body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A lazy left from Ibu finds it's target.
Ibu keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ibu with a hook.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ibu darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Ibu pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A jab from Ibu finds it's way through Van Gaal's defenses.
Ibu avoids the head kick by Van Gaal.
Clarence Van Gaal has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Van Gaal scores with a jab to the jaw.
Ibu throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Ibu lands a nice looking body shot.
Van Gaal paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

Ibu is rocked!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Crack! A monster head kick from Van Gaal and Ibu falls like a tree - timbeeeeeeeeeeerrrr! A highlight reel knockout by Van Gaal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:55 of round 5, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Clarence Van Gaal!
During a confident post fight interview, Clarence Van Gaal thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
97%

 

Event: Shipwrecked     
Date:   Mar 11, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Masa Hattori and Derek Pappalardo. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
27
155 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
175 cm
27
167 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
Decent wrestler
Solid boxing
Very strong
Decent wrestler
Decent boxing
Heavy handed

-

VALOR Clothing - Everything $20



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Masa Hattori!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Derek Pappalardo!
The judges for this bout are Michael Johnstone, Peter Branson and Dirk Anderson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hattori throws a big shot that misses.
Hattori lands a nice hook to Pappalardo's body. Pappalardo takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Pappalardo tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Hattori paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Hattori was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Hattori throws a hook but Pappalardo blocks it.
Hattori uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Pappalardo.
A little feinted left hand from Hattori on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Pappalardo jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Nice shot by Hattori.
Hattori moves out of range of the strikes.
Derek Pappalardo 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.

Pappalardo takes the fight into the clinch.

Hattori's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Hattori takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Hattori connects with a body shot that sends Pappalardo's belly button to the back.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pappalardo doesn't manage to clinch there - Hattori circles away.
Hattori swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Pappalardo moves away from the strike by Hattori.
Pappalardo misses the jab.
It looked like Hattori wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

Pappalardo clinches.
Pappalardo prevents Hattori from breaking the clinch.
We've been informed that Pappalardo 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.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pappalardo.

Hattori escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.

Pappalardo clinches up with Hattori and pushes him back against the cage.

Hattori breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
A big left from Pappalardo misses.
A little feinted left hand from Hattori on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

Pappalardo has closed the distance and engaged Hattori in a clinch.
Pappalardo keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Hattori's efforts to push away.

Hattori manages to break the clinch.
Hattori connects with a good right hand that stumbles Pappalardo. Pappalardo circles away out of range and recomposes himself.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Pappalardo gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Hattori looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Pappalardo tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Hattori blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Hattori tries to circle away but Pappalardo has him pinned against the cage.
Hattori blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Pappalardo keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Hattori's efforts to push away.

Hattori manages to break the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Pappalardo sizes up Hattori with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.

Pappalardo takes the fight into the clinch.

Hattori escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Hattori misses the shot to the body.
Pappalardo throws a shot from downtown. Hattori moves away and avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Pappalardo misses.
A little feinted left hand from Hattori on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Pappalardo throws a hook to the side of Hattori's head but Hattori sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
It looked like Hattori wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Hattori lands a nice shot to the body.
Hattori throws a sloppy body shot
and Pappalardo counters with a nice uppercut.
Pappalardo lands a jab to the head.
Pappalardo tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Hattori manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Hattori was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

Pappalardo gets a clinch.

Hattori breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Hattori throws a right and a left that Pappalardo avoids nicely.

Pappalardo rushes Hattori and presses him up against the cage.
Hattori wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
A frustrated look appears on Hattori's face as he tries to break the clinch.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pappalardo steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hattori.
Pappalardo tries to clinch but Hattori is having none of it.
Hattori swings widly with a right hand
and Pappalardo cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Pappalardo throws a lazy right hand but Hattori sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jab from Pappalardo.
Pappalardo on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.

Pappalardo moves into range and throws a big uppercut. OH! Hattori goes down! Can Pappalardo finish him!?

Hattori is rocked!
Pappalardo trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Oh Hattori is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Pappalardo controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

Pappalardo stands up from Hattori's guard - Pappalardo perhaps looking for a knockout.
Pappalardo steps in with a hook that catches Hattori right on the chin and knocks him to the floor! Pappalardo follows him down with more strikes and that's all she wrote! Hattori looks absolutely devastated.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Derek Pappalardo!
Derek Pappalardo is the new lightweight champion!
Derek Pappalardo bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
46%

 

Event: DFC 27: Penn Vs Sanchez     
Date:   Mar 11, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Adlan Amagov and Akio Mori. The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

181 cm
21
178 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
184 cm
21
174 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Decent elbows
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Granite chin

Voodoo Nutrition

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Adlan Amagov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Akio Mori!
The judges for this bout are Winston Howard, Bruno Hogan and Eliza Hachem.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A decent looking cross lands there for Mori.

Amagov shoots in and gets a takedown into Mori's guard.
Mori is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Amagov trying to control the position from guard on top but Mori is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Mori working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Amagov.
Mori has his hands on Amagov's head, controlling the position.
Amagov tries to free his leg and advance position but Mori is retaining full guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mori keeping moving, preventing Amagov from controlling successfully.
Mori seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Amagov trying to control but Mori is working from the bottom.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Mori wants to clinch.
Amagov attempts a counter takedown but Mori avoids it well and moves away.
A shot to the liver by Mori. Beautiful body shot.
Mori just misses with a punch to the body.
Amagov uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mori.
Amagov changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Mori tries to avoid it but Amagov manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Mori to the ground. Mori escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Mori lands a nice looking body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Amagov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mori.
Mori will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Akio Mori is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Mori misses with a looping left.
Amagov changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Mori throws a hook but Amagov blocks it.
Amagov feinted with a counter takedown.
Mori staying out of range there.
Mori throws a body shot but no joy.
Amagov goes for a double leg but Mori avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Mori continues to drive forward.
Nice straight punches there by Mori. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Mori.
Amagov moves out of range as Mori strikes.
Amagov tries to counter with a takedown but Mori is quick to defend against it.
Mori just misses with a punch to the body.
Amagov fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Mori avoids it really well and circles away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Adlan Amagov. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mori misses with a wild body shot.
Mori waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Amagov.
Mori takes a swing at Amagov's ribcage but misses.
Mori tries to clinch but Amagov moves out of range.
Amagov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mori.
Amagov has a takedown stuffed.
Mori bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Mori throws a right hand that misses

and Amagov counters with a nice double leg into guard.

Mori kicks Amagov off and gets to his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Amagov shoots in but no luck this time.
Mori tries to clinch up but Amagov circles away and keeps his distance.
Mori misses the jab.

Amagov manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Mori on his heels. He'll look to pass Mori's guard now, I'm sure.
Amagov wants to control from the top but Mori keeps moving.
Mori has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Amagov trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mori connects with a body shot that sends Amagov's belly button to the back.
Mori throws a body shot but no joy.
Mori misses the shot to the body.
Mori misses with a hook. Amagov ducked under it nicely.

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

Mori kicks Amagov off and gets back to his feet.
Akio Mori seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Mori cracks Amagov with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mori misses with a body shot.
Amagov half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Mori throws a body shot but no joy.
Amagov drops down looking for a counter takedown but Mori sprawls and moves away.
Mori misses the shot to the body.
Mori ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Amagov moves away.
Mori takes a swing at Amagov's ribcage but misses.
Amagov changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mori clinches up with Amagov and pushes him back against the cage.
Our sources have told us that Amagov has been working on his knees in the buildup to the fight.
Amagov is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.

Amagov lands a takedown into guard.
Mori has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Mori wants to stand and escape but Amagov is having none of it.
Mori pulls Amagov in close to prevent any damage.
Amagov trying to control the position from guard on top but Mori is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Mori throws a looping overhand right but Amagov ducks down to avoid it.
Nice body punch from Mori.
Mori feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Amagovs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Mori takes a swing at Amagov's ribcage but misses.
Amagov appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
The fighters circle momentarily. Mori darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Mori looks to throw the jab but Amagov is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Mori gets caught flat footed, as Amagov shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Mori has his hands on Amagov's head, controlling the position.
Amagov wants to pass the guard but Mori is keeping the position.
Mori managing to control the position.
Mori preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mori has Amagov pulled in close to control his posture.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Mori is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Amagov rather than just go for the knockout.
Amagov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mori.
Amagov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mori.
Mori ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Amagov has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Mori finds it's way round the side to connect with Amagov's head.

Mori has closed the distance and engaged Amagov in a clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Akio Mori showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Mori scores with a jab.
Mori misses with a wild body shot.
Amagov tries to counter with a takedown but Mori is quick to defend against it.
Mori works the jab nicely.
Mori connects with a body shot.
Amagov shoots in for a takedown but Mori shows good takedown defense.
Mori misses with a wild combination.
Amagov shoots in but Mori avoids the takedown attempt easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mori misses with a hook

and Amagov counters with a nice double leg into side control. Mori won't be happy with that.
Mori is looking for a sweep.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Amagov trying to control the position but Mori is working away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mori tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Amagov wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Amagov tries to move into full mount but can't pass Mori's legs.
Amagov wants to control but Mori is keeping him busy.
Mori wants to control but Amagov postures up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Amagov throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Mori isn't going anywhere.
Mori is trying to control Amagov's posture but Amagov avoids it.
Mori is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Amagov passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Mori!
Amagov controlling the position easily from mount.
Mori tries to hold on but Amagov pushes him away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mori holds on for dear life, controlling Amagov's posture momentarily.
Amagov working away from the top, dropping strikes.
Amagov avoids the attempt from Mori to control.
Amagov can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Mori is looking to escape.
Mori looks out of his depth in this position - he's holding on tight.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Mori is squirming around, avoiding Amagov's attempts to control the action.
Akio Mori is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mori controls the position.
Mori is looking to get to half guard.
Adlan Amagov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Mori keeps trying to improve his position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Mori tries to hold on but Amagov pushes him away.

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 Adlan Amagov.
I think Mori 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 Winston Howard scores the fight 27:30
Judge Bruno Hogan scores the fight 27:30
Judge Eliza Hachem scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Akio Mori!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
37%

 

Event: Syn 510 -Rutherford vs Wein II     
Date:   Mar 08, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Jong Un Kim and Kantaro Hoshino. 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.

150 cm
31
131 lbs
30 - 7 - 1
165 cm
35
145 lbs
35 - 8 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

Hellbent
Sully's Bar & Grill



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 30 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jong Un Kim!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Kantaro Hoshino!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Chris Edwards and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hoshino misses with a looping right.
Kim throwing a counter right hand but Hoshino manages to avoid it.
Kim keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hoshino.
Hoshino misses with a hook. Kim ducked under it nicely.
Hoshino throws a poor cross that misses
and Hoshino takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Hoshino lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Hoshino.
A cross from Hoshino lands.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hoshino throws a hook to the side of Kim's head but Kim sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Hoshino throws out a loose jab but Kim uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hoshino lunges at Kim with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Kim's hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kim misses with a body shot.
Hoshino connects with a good right hand that stumbles Kim. Kim circles away out of range and recomposes himself.

Kim is rocked!
Hoshino throws a hook but Kim blocks it.
Hoshino misses with a two punch combination.
A little feinted left hand from Kim on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Some wild striking there from Hoshino.
Hoshino uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kim.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kim throws a hook to the side of Hoshino's head but Hoshino sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kim smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Kim fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hoshino manages to avoid it.
Kim looks to throw the jab but Hoshino is out of range.
Hoshino now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Kim takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Hoshino throws a lazy right hand but Kim sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kim throwing a counter right hand but Hoshino manages to avoid it.
Jab, jab by Kim - just one landing.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kim avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheers as Kim lands an impressive looking overhand right. Hoshino doesn't seem phased though.
Kim misses with a right hand
and Hoshino counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Hoshino thuds his right hand into Kim's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Hoshino 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.
Hoshino swings widly with a right hand

and Kim counters by clinching up.

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

Hoshino cracks Kim with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Hoshino has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Kim to stand back up!
Oh Kim is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kim switches off momentarily and Hoshino cracks him with a monster right hand! Kim topples backwards and makes a semi conscious attempt to cover up, as Hoshino dives in to land one more shot, before the referee has time to call the fight. What a finish by Hoshino!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:53 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Kantaro Hoshino!
Kantaro Hoshino is the new bantamweight champion!
Kantaro Hoshino really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that Hellbent logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.
Jong Un Kim was interviewed post fight and said 'Fucking auto flights are the death of me.'.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
42%

 

Event: UGD 46:Kobzar Vs The Joker     
Date:   Feb 25, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Lump Beefrock and Ken Tanaka. Lump Beefrock has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

200 cm
26
300 lbs
16 - 6 - 0
200 cm
23
300 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Conviction
KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

Aspire Clothing
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Lump Beefrock!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Ken Tanaka!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Donald Grub and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tanaka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Beefrock manages to avoid it.
Beefrock feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Tanaka throws a jab but it's blocked by Beefrock.
Tanaka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Beefrock.
Beefrock throws a hook to the side of Tanaka's head but Tanaka sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tanaka! But no joy.
Beefrock takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Beefrock misses with a low kick.
It seemed like Tanaka was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Tanaka takes a swing at Beefrock's ribcage but misses.
Tanaka lands a head shot.

It looks like Lump Beefrock has been cut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tanaka throws a big shot that misses.

Beefrock has Tanaka up against the cage in a clinch.
Beefrock is trying to break free.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tanaka.
Beefrock throws a punch but it's blocked by Tanaka.

Beefrock's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Beefrock throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Tanaka stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Beefrock misses with a shot to the body
and Beefrock takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tanaka stuns Beefrock with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Beefrock looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Beefrock 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 Tanaka has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tanaka and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tanaka rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Beefrock counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Tanaka throws a lazy uppercut
and Beefrock cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Nice defenses there by Beefrock.
Beefrock half committed to a counter leg kick.
Tanaka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Beefrock moves away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Beefrock looks to score with a jab to the body but Tanaka is just out of range.
Tanaka doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

Beefrock closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Beefrock prevents a body shot from Tanaka.
Beefrock blocks a body shot from Tanaka.
Beefrock blocks an uppercut.
Beefrock lands a body shot in the clinch.
Tanaka trying to stall but Beefrock improves his position.
Beefrock is trying to break the clinch but Tanaka has him pressed against the cage.
Tanaka struggles to land a body shot inside as Beefrock controls his hands.
Tanaka content to slow the pace in the clinch.

Beefrock breaks from the clinch.
Beefrock throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Beefrock clinches.
A short right from Tanaka.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Beefrock lands with a light punch inside.
Beefrock blocks a body shot from Tanaka.

Beefrock breaks the clinch.
Tanaka throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tanaka tries to clinch up
and Beefrock counters with a body kick that stops Tanaka in his tracks momentarily.
Tanaka throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Beefrock tries a head kick but it misses.
Beefrock scores with a body shot.

Beefrock moves into the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tanaka.
Tanaka has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Beefrock seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Tanaka can turn it around.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tanaka misses with the head strike.
Beefrock wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Tanaka misses with a short punch on the inside.
A right handed body shot lands from Beefrock.
Tanaka looks winded!

Beefrock pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Tanaka takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.

It looks like Ken Tanaka has been cut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tanaka throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Beefrock counters with a leg kick.
Beefrock misses with a wild body shot.
A lazy body kick from Beefrock
and Tanaka counters with a nice body shot.
Tanaka misses the body punch
and Beefrock counters with a thumping low kick.
Beefrock scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Beefrock digs a good body shot into Tanaka's ribs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nice shot by Beefrock.
Tanaka walks straight into a right hand from Beefrock - that's dropped him! Beefrock jumps into mount and starts pounding away - can he finish?! More strikes go undefended and the referee has to dive in to save Tanaka from any more punishment! Tanaka complains about the stoppage but falls over as he tries to stand back up, so it was clearly a good stoppage.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:12 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Lump Beefrock!
Lump Beefrock decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
46%

 

Event: Nightmare Island     
Date:   Feb 22, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Masa Hattori and Frank Dux. This should be fireworks!

175 cm
27
155 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
182 cm
27
158 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
Decent wrestler
Solid boxing
Experienced
Powerful takedowns
Counter fighter
Powerful

-

VALOR Clothing - Everything $20



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Masa Hattori!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Frank Dux!
The judges for this bout are Winston Alpacca, Bart Greer and Peter Branson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dux is looking to chop away at Hattori's legs.
Dux tries for a takedown but Hattori sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Dux 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.
Dux lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Dux lands a slapping body shot.
Dux shoots in and drives through. Hattori sprawls well.
Dux throws an overhand right that lands on Hattori's shoulder, as Hattori tries to avoid the shot.
Hattori is looking to counter punch.
Dux misses with a looping left.
It looked like Hattori wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dux moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Dux takes a swing at Hattori's ribcage but misses.
Dux swings widly with a right hand
and Hattori counters with a straight right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dux tries to move into range but Hattori moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

Dux is rocked!
Dux tries for a takedown but Hattori sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Dux is still on wobbly legs! Can Hattori finish him?
Masa Hattori has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Frank Dux.

Dux looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Dux missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Hattori is trying to stand up here but Dux is controlling him well.
Dux missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Hattori is looking to escape.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Hattori won't allow Dux to pass to mount.
Dux wants to control but Hattori is keeping him busy.
Hattori looks like he's trying to stand up.

Hattori has one foot on Dux's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.
Dux doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Hattori counters with a monster hook and another for good measure! Dux falls to the ground, out cold! Stick some heavy metal music over the top of that clip and it's one for the highlight makers!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:31 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Masa Hattori!
Masa Hattori retains his lightweight title!
Masa Hattori very nearly forgot to thank Hellraiser FightGear amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
51%

 

 
 
 
Home
What is MMA Tycoon?
Register
Forgot Details
Contact Us
MMA Affiliate Program
MMA Forum
UFC Chat
MMA Newspaper
Buzz - Social Media
MMA Rankings
MMA T-Shirts
 
Managers online: 414
Total users: 18813
 

 

   
©MMA Tycoon  |  Fighting Games 
Bet MMA  |  Contact  |  Links  |  MMA Chat  
MMA Forum  |  Online (414)
Steam Gaming Group Google+ MMA Tycoon Twitter Facebook MMA Game MMA RSS feed - MMA Tycoon Game's Radio Podcast