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Event: IFC2 - BEWARE     
Date:   Jun 17, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Robert Hurt and Mitsuo Yoshida. We have two fighters making their debuts here, so let's see who comes out of this one with their first professional victory.

178 cm
25
190 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
175 cm
25
185 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Granite chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter fighter
Intelligent

Quark's

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Robert Hurt!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Mitsuo Yoshida!
The judges for this bout are Winston Alpacca, Bart Greer and Sandra Marshall.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yoshida drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Hurt swings widly with a right hand
and Yoshida makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Hurt 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 Yoshida has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Yoshida and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
It seemed like Yoshida was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
The fighters circling - Hurt throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Hurt misses with a wild body shot.
Yoshida looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Hurt on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Hurt throws a right hand that misses
and Yoshida counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Robert Hurt seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hurt throws a low kick but Yoshida moves out of range easily.
Hurt misses with an attempted mid kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yoshida avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Yoshida getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Hurt is looking to clinch but Yoshida is avoiding it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida loads up on a big right hand but Hurt slips the punch.
The fighters circling - Yoshida throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Hurt throws a leg kick
and Yoshida counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Hurt on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Hurt lands a glancing blow to the side of Yoshida's head.
Hurt is looking to clinch.
Hurt misses with a lunging right hand
and Yoshida connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Hurt misses with a hook. Yoshida ducked under it nicely.
A left lands for Hurt.
Yoshida takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hurt misses with a body shot.
Yoshida is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Hurt with a body shot.
Hurt tries to land a leg kick but Yoshida saw it coming and moves away.
Hurt throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Yoshida sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Hurt scores with a jab to the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A big left from Hurt misses.
Hurt misses with a hook.
Yoshida is looking for the big counter here.
Yoshida's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Hurt connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Yoshida scrambles back to his feet.
Hurt fails in his attempt to clinch.
A bone on bone clash there as Yoshida blocks the leg kick.
Hurt throws a hook but Yoshida avoids it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Hurt misses the target.
Hurt throws a lazy uppercut
and Yoshida counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Yoshida moves out of range of the leg kick from Hurt.
Yoshida takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Nice shot by Hurt.
Yoshida connects with a right hand. Hurt shakes it off.
Yoshida defending well as Hurt loads up on a big left hand.
Hurt throws an off balance right hand
and Yoshida counters with a nice uppercut.
Hurt scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Yoshida slips under a jab.
Yoshida lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Hurt.
Yoshida with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Hurt to score with a decent uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yoshida avoids a punch combination nicely.
Yoshida looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Hurt is looking to score with low kicks.
Hurt misses with a hook
and Yoshida counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yoshida blocks a jab.
Hurt scoring well with a low kick there.

Hurt clinches.
Hurt misses with some punches.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Hurt tries to clinch but Yoshida moves out of range.
Yoshida throws the left hand but Hurt avoids the punch easily.
Hurt jabs at Yoshida's body.
Hurt throws a lazy uppercut
and Yoshida counters with a right hand to the body.
Hurt tried to score with a low kick but Yoshida checks it.
Hurt works the jab nicely.
Hurt thows a left - swing and a miss!
Yoshida looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hurt lands a jab to the nose.
Hurt fails in his attempt to clinch.
Nice straight punches there by Hurt. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Hurt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hurt throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Yoshida counters with a straight punch to the midsection.

Hurt moves into the clinch.
A frustrated look appears on Yoshida's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Yoshida wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Hurt tries a body shot but Yoshida blocks it.
Hurt tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Yoshida can't break the clinch.
Hurt pushes Yoshida back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Hurt fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Hurt misses with the head strike.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hurt gets through Yoshida's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Hurt lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Yoshida blocking some punches.
Hurt fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Hurt fails to land.
Hurt tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Yoshida looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Yoshida.
Hurt is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Yoshida can do to turn this around?
Hurt makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

Yoshida is rocked!
Hurt lands a body punch.
Yoshida is still on wobbly legs! Can Hurt finish him?
This has been an exciting period of action!
A head punch on the inside from Hurt fails to land.
Hurt throws a head punch that misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hurt.
Hurt misses with a punch on the inside.
Hurt fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurt misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hurt misses with some punches.
Hurt swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Hurt has a couple of punches blocked by Yoshida.
Yoshida blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hurt.
Yoshida blocks an uppercut.
Robert Hurt has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Hurt has a couple of punches blocked by Yoshida.
Yoshida seems to have recovered his senses.
Hurt has a couple of punches blocked by Yoshida.
Hurt swings wildly with an uppercut but Yoshida uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hurt tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Yoshida blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Yoshida is trying to break the clinch but Hurt has him pressed against the cage.
Hurt tries a body shot but Yoshida blocks it.
Yoshida has had enough of the clinch but Hurt keeps him there for the moment.
Yoshida is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hurt doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Hurt throws a head punch that misses.
Hurt tries to throw a body punch but Yoshida avoids it by throwing Hurt back against the cage.
Yoshida can't break the clinch.
Nice body punch from Hurt.
Hurt scores with a shot to the side of Yoshida's head.
Yoshida tries to break the clinch but Hurt is controlling the position.
Hurt throws a punch but it's blocked by Yoshida.
Hurt misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hurt misses with a hook from the clinch.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Robert Hurt dominated that second 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. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Good exchange - Hurt coming out on top.
Hurt goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Yoshida misses with a body shot.
Yoshida walks into a straight right hand from Hurt.
Yoshida misses with a hook.
Yoshida 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.
Yoshida slips under a jab from Hurt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hurt misses with a looping right.
Hurt tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Yoshida paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Yoshida throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hurt misses the jab.
Yoshida looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A jab from Hurt misses.
Hurt avoids the body shot from Yoshida.
Hurt lands a jab-cross combination.
Yoshida swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Hurt throws a right hand that misses
and Yoshida counters with a one-two to the body.
Yoshida misses the body punch

and Hurt holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Hurt dips a shoulder and cracks Yoshida with a mighty uppercut! Yoshida falls back against the cage and Hurt unloads with a barrage of strikes! Yoshida is completely out with his eyes open, only supported by the cage! Save him ref! Eventually the ref decides to do his job and jumps in - Hurt screams abuse at the incompetent official before going over to celebrate with his corner. Brutal stuff!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:54 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Robert Hurt!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Robert Hurt made sure he mentioned Quark's , along with how happy he was to win his fight.
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RATING
54%

 

Event: UGD 62:Wayne Vs Hart     
Date:   Jun 17, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ken Tanaka and Buster Napoleon. I'm sure you'll be fascinated to know that I was talking to some pointless Z list celebrity before the fight and he thought that Buster Napoleon was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

200 cm
24
300 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
195 cm
26
265 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Aspire Clothing

Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$)
KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250



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 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Ken Tanaka!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Buster Napoleon!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Daniel Bishop and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Napoleon throws a shot to the body.
Tanaka scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Napoleon doesn't seem bothered though.
Napoleon on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Napoleon throws a head kick that misses.
Napoleon thuds his shin into the meat of Tanaka's side.
Tanaka throws a lazy right hand but Napoleon sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
It seemed like Napoleon was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Napoleon misses with a shot to the body
and Tanaka counters with a nice uppercut.

It looks like Buster Napoleon has been cut.
A shot to the body from Tanaka misses
and Napoleon counters with a straight right hand.
Napoleon avoids the body shot from Tanaka.
Tanaka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Napoleon.
Tanaka keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tanaka cracks Napoleon with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Napoleon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tanaka throws out the jab.
Napoleon changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Tanaka checks the leg kick.
Tanaka throwing a counter right hand but Napoleon manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Napoleon misses with a leg kick.
Tanaka avoids the head kick by Napoleon.
Tanaka misses with a hook. Napoleon ducked under it nicely.
Napoleon misses the shot to the body.
Tanaka was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Jab from Napoleon.
Tanaka waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Napoleon.
Napoleon misses with an attempted mid kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Tanaka misses the target.
Napoleon throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Napoleon digs a good hook to Tanaka's body.
Napoleon throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Tanaka.
Tanaka swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A swing and a miss from Napoleon.
Ken Tanaka is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Tanaka ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tanaka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Napoleon moves away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Napoleon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tanaka.
Tanaka throwing a counter right hand but Napoleon manages to avoid it.
Napoleon jabs Tanaka to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Napoleon fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
An attempted straight right counter from Tanaka misses the target.
Napoleon throws a wild body kick that Tanaka sees coming a mile off.
Tanaka swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Napoleon throws a jab but it's blocked by Tanaka.
Tanaka takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Napoleon connects with a looping right hand.
Tanaka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Napoleon was well out of range. Poor timing from Tanaka.
Napoleon appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Napoleon throws a body shot but no joy.
Tanaka throwing a counter right hand but Napoleon manages to avoid it.
Nice defenses there by Napoleon.
Napoleon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Napoleon throws a lazy right hand but Tanaka sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A jab from Napoleon misses.
Napoleon misses the jab.
Tanaka takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Napoleon throws a lazy uppercut
and Tanaka counters with a nice uppercut.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Napoleon - that will leave a mark!
Tanaka looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Napoleon lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Napoleon shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Tanaka eats them both and turns towards Napoleon to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Napoleon misses with a right hand
enabling Tanaka to counter with a crisp jab.
Buster Napoleon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Napoleon cracks the inside of Tanaka's front leg.
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!
Napoleon thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tanaka throws a jab when Napoleon was well out of range.
Napoleon scoring well with a low kick there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka lands a nice shot that snaps Napoleon's head back.
Tanaka throws a looping overhand right but Napoleon ducks down to avoid it.
Napoleon uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Tanaka has time to react.
Napoleon throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tanaka sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Napoleon goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
It looked like Tanaka wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A telegraphed right hand from Tanaka misses the target.
Napoleon looks to throw a body kick
and Tanaka counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Napoleon ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Napoleon buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Napoleon throws a sloppy head kick and Tanaka moves out of range easily.
Tanaka was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Napoleon throws a lazy uppercut
and Tanaka counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Napoleon throws a lazy uppercut
and Tanaka counters with a lovely straight right hand!
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tanaka throws a big shot that misses.
Napoleon scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Tanaka doesn't seem bothered though.
Nice defenses there by Napoleon.
Napoleon throws out a counter right but Tanaka avoids it with no problem.
Tanaka steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Napoleon.
A big left from Tanaka misses.
Napoleon lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Napoleon takes a swing at Tanaka's ribcage but misses.
Tanaka was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Tanaka connects with a crisp jab.

That has opened up Buster Napoleon's cut even more.
Napoleon looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Napoleon scores with a hook.
A telegraphed right hand from Napoleon misses the target.
A shot to the liver by Tanaka. Beautiful body shot.
Tanaka gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Napoleon.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tanaka connects with a nice looking jab.
Tanaka punishes Napoleon's body with a nice straight punch.
Napoleon is breathing heavily.
Tanaka throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Napoleon misses with a hook
and Tanaka counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tanaka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Napoleon manages to avoid it.
Napoleon moves out of range of the strikes.
Tanaka jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tanaka misses with the combination.
Napoleon works Tanaka's body with a nice hook.
Tanaka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Napoleon moves away.
Napoleon doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka tries to move into range but Napoleon moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Napoleon misses with a straight left.
Napoleon misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
It looked like Tanaka wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A big left from Tanaka misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Napoleon scores with a jab. Tanaka acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Tanaka lands with a nice body punch.
Napoleon looks to throw the jab but Tanaka is out of range.
Tanaka falls off balance throwing a combination
and Napoleon counters with a body kick that stops Tanaka in his tracks momentarily.
Tanaka lands a jab to Napoleon's midsection.
Napoleon lands with an overhand left.
Napoleon throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Napoleon takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tanaka swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Napoleon slips under a jab from Tanaka.
Napoleon throws a body punch but Tanaka moves out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Tanaka on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tanaka takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Tanaka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Napoleon.
Napoleon throws a body punch but Tanaka moves out of range.
Tanaka misses with a hook to the body
and Napoleon counters with a right hand to the body.
Tanaka swings widly with a right hand
and Napoleon counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Napoleon turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Napoleon throws out a loose jab but Tanaka uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka checks a leg kick.
Napoleon uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tanaka.
Napoleon scores with a jab to the jaw.
Napoleon connects with a jab.
Napoleon lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tanaka just misses with a punch to the body.
Napoleon thows a leg kick but Tanaka checks it
and Tanaka makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Napoleon listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Napoleon throws a looping overhand right but Tanaka ducks down to avoid it.
A little feinted left hand from Tanaka on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Napoleon lands a slapping body shot.
Napoleon swings away with a body shot that misses
and Tanaka counters with a nice uppercut.
Tanaka just misses with a punch to the body.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Buster Napoleon will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Buster Napoleon'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. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Napoleon lands with a good body shot.
Napoleon lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Napoleon keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Napoleon is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Tanaka with a body shot.
A swing and a miss from Tanaka.
Napoleon thuds his shin into the meat of Tanaka's side.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Napoleon.
You can see the frustration on Tanaka's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tanaka tries to buck Napoleon off but Napoleon is having none of it.
Tanaka is trying to control Napoleon's posture but Napoleon avoids it.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Napoleon is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Napoleon wants to lay and pray for a moment but Tanaka keeps working.
Napoleon working away.
Napoleon trying to control the action but Tanaka is working from the bottom.
Napoleon prevents Tanaka from escaping the position.
Tanaka has one of Napoleon's arms on lockdown, trying to prevent him from doing any damage.

Napoleon tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Napoleon has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Ken Tanaka has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.

Napoleon is trying to get an arm triangle but Tanaka is defending well.
Napoleon has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Tanaka has one of Napoleon's arms on lockdown, trying to prevent him from doing any damage.
Tanaka is looking for a sweep.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Napoleon throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
You can see the frustration on Tanaka's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Napoleon sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Tanaka is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Buster Napoleon is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka is trying to get back to half guard.
Napoleon working the ground and pound but Tanaka is defending the strikes.
Napoleon 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 Tanaka's shoulder. That is not cool.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Napoleon fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Napoleon ducks under a wild hook from Tanaka.
Tanaka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Napoleon moves away.
Napoleon looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Tanaka waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Napoleon.
Tanaka has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Napoleon finds it's way round the side to connect with Tanaka's head.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Napoleon.
Napoleon throws a hook but Tanaka blocks it.
Tanaka walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Napoleon scores with a nice right hand.
A head kick misses from Napoleon.
Napoleon lands with a nice body punch.
Tanaka doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tanaka misses with a body punch
enabling Napoleon to counter with a crisp jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A big left from Tanaka misses.
Tanaka ducks under a wild hook from Napoleon.
Tanaka appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Nice defenses there by Napoleon.
Napoleon 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.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Tanaka throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Napoleon on the side of the head.
Tanaka throws a jab but it's blocked by Napoleon.
Napoleon is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 27:30
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 27:30
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Buster Napoleon!

A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Buster Napoleon made sure he mentioned KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250, along with how happy he was to win his fight.
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FIGHT
RATING
56%

 

Event: Syn 529 - Gravity     
Date:   Jun 09, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Keiji Mutou and Grigol Pandahammer. Pandahammer has chosen Heart - Alone as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

188 cm
40
213 lbs
33 - 15 - 2
193 cm
26
206 lbs
25 - 9 - 0
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World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 15 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 25 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Grigol Pandahammer!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mutou slips a jab from Pandahammer.
Mutou throws an overhand right that lands on Pandahammer's shoulder, as Pandahammer tries to avoid the shot.
Mutou fails with a takedown attempt.
Mutou shoots in looking for a takedown. Pandahammer tries to sprawl out of it but Mutou keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Pandahammer manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Mutou takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pandahammer scores with a jab. Mutou acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
A swing and a miss from Mutou.
Pandahammer has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Mutou is landing a low percentage of strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mutou staying out of range there.
Pandahammer cracks Mutou with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Pandahammer lands with a hook. Mutou tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Pandahammer misses with a wild body shot.
Mutou swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Mutou looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Mutou bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Pandahammer's head backwards.
Pandahammer tries to work over Mutou's front leg with a kick but Mutou checks it.
Pandahammer fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mutou manages to avoid it.
Mutou is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Grigol Pandahammer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Pandahammer takes one to the side of the head.
Mutou shoots in for a takedown but Pandahammer shows good takedown defense.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Keiji Mutou. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Pandahammer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A jab from Pandahammer misses.
It looked like Mutou wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pandahammer uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mutou.
Nice shot lands for Mutou.
Mutou misses with a hook. Pandahammer ducked under it nicely.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Pandahammer takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Mutou scores with a decent looking hook.
Mutou takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
A shot to the body from Pandahammer misses

and Mutou counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Pandahammer!
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.
Pandahammer is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Pandahammer wants to control but Mutou postures up.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Mutou lands a few punches from side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mutou trying to control the position but Pandahammer is working away.
Mutou tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Mutou wants to lay and pray for a moment but Pandahammer keeps working.
Pandahammer wants to control but Mutou postures up.
Pandahammer on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Mutou working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
Mutou trying to control the position but Pandahammer is working away.
Sloppy strikes there by Mutou.
Mutou working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Pandahammer defending against the ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mutou in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Pandahammer is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Mutou sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Pandahammer defending well though.
Nice strikes from Mutou there.
Mutou missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Mutou looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Pandahammer is looking for a sweep. Mutou is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Ground and pound from Mutou.
Pandahammer is not content to let Mutou control the position.
Mutou trying to control the pace.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A shot to the body from Mutou misses
and Pandahammer counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Grigol Pandahammer seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Mutou scores with a body shot.
Pandahammer just misses with a punch to the body.
Pandahammer lands with a shot to the body.
Pandahammer throws a right hand that misses
letting Mutou counter with a right hand.
Mutou looks to throw the jab but Pandahammer is out of range.
Pandahammer missing with a left hand there. Mutou was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Pandahammer defending well as Mutou loads up on a big left hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pandahammer has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Pandahammer there as he acknowledges the shot.
Mutou throws an overhand right that lands on Pandahammer's shoulder, as Pandahammer tries to avoid the shot.
Mutou is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Pandahammer can do to turn this around?
A looping hook to the body misses from Pandahammer. Mutou does a little dance to reset his feet.
Pandahammer throws the left hand but Mutou avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Mutou.
Mutou shoots in for a double leg but Pandahammer sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Pandahammer tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mutou was well out of range. Poor timing from Pandahammer.
Mutou drops down looking for a counter takedown but Pandahammer sprawls and moves away.
Mutou connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Pandahammer walks into a stiff left hand from Mutou.
Pandahammer throws a looping overhand right but Mutou ducks down to avoid it.
Pandahammer tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mutou was well out of range. Poor timing from Pandahammer.
Pandahammer throws a jab but it's blocked by Mutou.
Mutou drops down looking for a counter takedown but Pandahammer sprawls and moves away.
Mutou connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Pandahammer momentarily.
Pandahammer scores with a jab to the jaw.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot by Mutou.
Mutou shoots for a double leg takedown but Pandahammer sprawls well. He's pushed Mutou's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Keiji Mutou. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Pandahammer slaps away a takedown attempt from Mutou, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Nice straight punches there by Pandahammer. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Pandahammer.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Donk. Mutou catches Pandahammer right on the button with a cross.
Mutou connects with a body shot that sends Pandahammer's belly button to the back.
Mutou throws a good cross that connects.
Mutou uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Pandahammer has time to react.
Mutou has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Pandahammer.
Mutou misses with a looping right.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mutou needs to keep his hands up - Pandahammer had a free shot at his head there.
Pandahammer misses with an uppercut.
Mutou shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Pandahammer as he avoids it easily.
Pandahammer throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Mutou looks to score with a jab to the body but Pandahammer is just out of range.
Pandahammer cracks Mutou with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Pandahammer throws a body punch but Mutou moves out of range.
Mutou slips a straight right by Pandahammer.
Mutou takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Mutou swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Mutou tries for a takedown but Pandahammer circles away easily
enabling Pandahammer to counter with a crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pandahammer scores with a jab.
Mutou closes the distance and clinches up with Pandahammer, looking for a takedown. Mutou pushes Pandahammer against the cage but Pandahammer circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Pandahammer now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Pandahammer throws a poor cross that misses

and Mutou counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Pandahammer!
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!
Mutou throws an elbow but Pandahammer slips to the side and avoids it well.
Pandahammer wants to control but Mutou postures up.
Mutou working the ground and pound.
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.
Pandahammer is trying to buck Mutou off.
Mutou with the ground and pound but Pandahammer regains half guard under the barage of strikes.
Mutou drops an elbow to the side of Pandahammer's head.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Pandahammer throws a big shot that misses.
Mutou throws a body punch but Pandahammer moves out of range.
Pandahammer scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Pandahammer doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.

Mutou darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Pandahammer avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Mutou.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mutou lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Mutou missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Ground and pound from Mutou.
Mutou working the head and body with strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pandahammer moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Pandahammer preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Pandahammer trying to keep a closed guard but Mutou is proving a slippery customer.
Mutou throwing strikes but missing.
Mutou lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Mutou trying to control the position from guard on top but Pandahammer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Mutou throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Pandahammer works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Mutou trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Mutou trying to control the position from guard on top but Pandahammer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Mutou throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Pandahammer works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Mutou with a flurry of punches that miss.
Mutou is looking to work some ground and pound but Pandahammer has wrist control.
Mutou wants to control from the top but Pandahammer keeps moving.
Pandahammer keeping full guard, as Mutou tries to pass.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Pandahammer stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Pandahammer wants it to stay on the feet.
Mutou throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Pandahammer! But no joy.
Mutou misses with an uppercut

and Pandahammer counters by moving into the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pandahammer misses with the head strike.
Mutou is trying to pull guard but Pandahammer turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Pandahammer tries a body shot but Mutou blocks it.
Mutou taking a breather.
Mutou trying to stall but Pandahammer improves his position.
Mutou fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Pandahammer breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Grigol Pandahammer is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Nice shot lands for Mutou.
Pandahammer throws a hook but Mutou avoids it easily.
Mutou shoots in for a takedown but Pandahammer shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Keiji Mutou. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Mutou moves out of range as Pandahammer strikes.
Pandahammer ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Pandahammer takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pandahammer fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mutou manages to avoid it.
A swing and a miss from Pandahammer.
Pandahammer throws a nice looking combination but Mutou bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Pandahammer looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A shot to the liver by Mutou. Beautiful body shot.
Mutou misses the jab.
Pandahammer staying out of range there.
Pandahammer is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Pandahammer throws a body shot but no joy.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
A big left from Pandahammer misses.
Pandahammer 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.
Pandahammer ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Pandahammer lands a jab to the nose.
Pandahammer lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Pandahammer fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Pandahammer moves out of range as Mutou strikes.
Pandahammer smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Mutou will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
It seemed like Pandahammer was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Pandahammer tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mutou was well out of range. Poor timing from Pandahammer.
Mutou misses with a straight left.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mutou misses with an uppercut
and Pandahammer counters with a stiff right hand.
Mutou shoots in but Pandahammer avoids the takedown attempt easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mutou misses the jab.
Pandahammer jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Mutou changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Pandahammer ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Pandahammer uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Mutou.
Pandahammer scores with a sloppy right hand. Mutou should have avoided that one.
Mutou staying out of range there.
Pandahammer keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Keiji Mutou. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Mutou missing with a left hand there. Pandahammer was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Mutou connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Pandahammer throws a leg kick but Mutou checks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pandahammer takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Mutou avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Mutou takes one to the side of the head.
Pandahammer takes one to the side of the head.
A big left from Pandahammer misses.
Mutou drops down looking for a counter takedown but Pandahammer sprawls and moves away.
Nice cross by Mutou.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mutou misses with a hook to the body
enabling Pandahammer to counter with a crisp jab.
Pandahammer is looking to land body kicks.
Mutou drops down looking for a counter takedown but Pandahammer sprawls and moves away.
Nice shot by Pandahammer.
Mutou throws a sloppy body shot
and Pandahammer counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pandahammer with a nice cross.
Pandahammer lands a jab to the head.

Mutou is rocked!
Pandahammer clobbers Mutou with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Oh Mutou is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Mutou swings for the body but Pandahammer moves out of range.
Pandahammer looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Pandahammer cracks Mutou with a good jab.
Mutou throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Pandahammer's waist but Pandahammer gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Mutou off to one side.
Pandahammer lands with a thumping leg kick.
Pandahammer closes the distance and lands a vicious right hand that drops Mutou! Pandahammer dives in looking to finish! Mutou is still trying to defend himself but he's taking too many shots and the referee has no choice but to stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:35 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Grigol Pandahammer!
Grigol Pandahammer thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: HFC 102:Yamamoto vs Miller     
Date:   Jun 03, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Kotetsu Yamamoto and Ben Miller. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

168 cm
25
149 lbs
16 - 4 - 0
166 cm
26
148 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 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 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ben Miller!
The judges for this bout are Dmitry Maklakov, Vladimir Khabensky and Aleksandr Martynov.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Miller uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yamamoto.
Some bone on bone action there as Yamamoto checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Miller tries to score a power double leg takedown but Yamamoto sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Miller somewhat.
Nice uppercut lands for Miller. That snapped Yamamoto's head back.
Miller has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Yamamoto is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Miller misses with a body shot.
Miller tries to land a front kick but Yamamoto steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Yamamoto throwing a counter right hand but Miller manages to avoid it.
A jab from Yamamoto misses.
Miller scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Yamamoto dodges the punch combination from Miller.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yamamoto feints a jab promting Miller to slip. Yamamoto then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Miller slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Miller throws a solid leg kick but Yamamoto takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Miller.
Yamamoto is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yamamoto throws a good cross that connects.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Miller closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Miller lands in his opponent's guard.
Miller stopping the sweep attempt from Yamamoto.
Miller showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Yamamoto pulls Miller in close to his closed guard and prevents Miller from doing any damage or advancing position.
Miller is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Miller stopping the sweep attempt from Yamamoto.
Miller looking to pass the guard.
Yamamoto tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Miller working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Miller 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.
Miller connects with a couple of short punches.
Yamamoto is trying to control the position but Miller postures up.
Miller working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Miller trying to control but Yamamoto is working from the bottom.
Yamamoto looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Miller advances position into side control!
Miller staying calm.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
You can see the frustration on Yamamoto's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Yamamoto is pushing Miller's head away, looking to escape. Miller manages to hold on to the position though.
Miller trying to control the position but Yamamoto is working away.
Miller lands a nice forearm strike.
Yamamoto stops Miller from passing to mount.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Miller tries to score with some ground and pound. Yamamoto controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Miller working away.
A control attempt from Yamamoto but he's now mounted!
Miller with a couple of short strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto tries to hold on but Miller pushes him away.
Miller throwing sloppy strikes here. Perhaps if he tightened up his striking from such a dominant position, he'd be able to finish easier.
Yamamoto is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Miller is in the full mount, landing strikes.
Miller controlling his opponent.
The crowd growing excited in anticipation of a finish here! Right on cue, Miller cracks his opponent with a massive right hand that draws loud cheers!
Yamamoto working to try and regain half guard.
Miller wants to control the pace but Yamamoto is squirming around nicely.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yamamoto really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Miller looking to control but Yamamoto is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Yamamoto is in a horrible position here, under a barrage of strikes, he's managing to avoid any damage.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Miller shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Yamamoto defends it nicely.

Miller shoots in and bounces Yamamoto off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Yamamoto wants to sweep but no luck.
Yamamoto can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Miller controls the pace.
Miller has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Miller makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Miller stopping the sweep attempt from Yamamoto.
Yamamoto is trying to control the position but Miller postures up.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Miller accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Miller lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Yamamoto pulls Miller in close to his closed guard and prevents Miller from doing any damage or advancing position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Miller throws a big right hand that misses.
Yamamoto seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Yamamoto continues to stall.
Yamamoto tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Miller trying to control but Yamamoto is working from the bottom.
Yamamoto wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Miller scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Miller throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Miller postures up.
Ben Miller has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Miller trying to control but Yamamoto is working from the bottom.
Yamamoto is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Miller wants to control from the top but Yamamoto keeps moving.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Jab, jab by Yamamoto - just one landing.
Nice uppercut lands for Yamamoto. That snapped Miller's head back.
Miller displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Yamamoto throws out the jab.
Left hook, right uppercut from Yamamoto.
Yamamoto takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Miller throws a leg kick but Yamamoto sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Miller scores with a hook to the body. Yamamoto takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kotetsu Yamamoto is winning the standup battle so far.
Miller swings for the body but Yamamoto moves out of range.
Yamamoto blocks the body kick.
Miller has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Yamamoto missing with a left hand there. Miller was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fight stays on the outside here - Miller looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Nice defenses there by Miller.
Yamamoto misses with a body shot.
Miller lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A head kick by Miller misses
and Yamamoto counters with a right hand to the body.
Miller uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Yamamoto.
Miller shoots in and drives through. Yamamoto sprawls well.
Yamamoto slips a straight right by Miller.
Yamamoto takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Miller darts in looking for a takedown but Yamamoto gets double underhooks and turns Miller into the cage.
Kotetsu Yamamoto has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ben Miller.
Yamamoto fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Miller looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Yamamoto looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Yamamoto ducks under a wild hook from Miller.
Miller has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Miller there as he acknowledges the shot.
Miller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yamamoto throws a body punch but Miller moves out of range.
Yamamoto scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Miller doesn't seem bothered though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto throws a lazy right hand but Miller sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Miller ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Miller misses with a body shot.
Miller punishes Yamamoto's body with a nice straight punch.
Yamamoto throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Miller sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Yamamoto misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Miller.
Yamamoto fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Miller manages to avoid it.
Nice defenses there by Miller.
Miller feints the counter takedown.
Yamamoto uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Miller.
Miller throws a low kick but Yamamoto avoids it.
Miller walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Miller tries to bum rush Yamamoto with a series of wild strikes but Yamamoto uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
A nice leg kick lands there from Miller.
Nice takedown defense from Yamamoto. No joy for Miller on that attempt.
Miller takes a swing at Yamamoto's ribcage but misses.
Yamamoto ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yamamoto throws the left hand but Miller avoids the punch easily.
Yamamoto throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yamamoto misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Miller.
Miller walks into a stiff left hand from Yamamoto.
Miller with a lazy takedown attempt
letting Yamamoto counter with a right hand.
Miller throws a body punch but Yamamoto moves out of range.
Yamamoto throws a jab when Miller was well out of range.
Yamamoto misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Miller.
Miller connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
An inside leg kick from Miller misses.
Yamamoto appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Yamamoto scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yamamoto throws a body shot but no joy.
Miller throws a body punch but Yamamoto moves out of range.
Miller misses with an uppercut. Yamamoto saw that one coming.
Yamamoto throws an off balance right hand

and Miller holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Yamamoto tries to break free but Miller pushes him back against the cage.
Yamamoto lands a body punch in the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right from Yamamoto on the inside.
Miller throws a head punch that misses.
A hook to the body from Yamamoto.
Yamamoto working hard to break the clinch.

Yamamoto breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Miller will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Yamamoto appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Yamamoto swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Miller throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Miller blocks a jab.
A combination from Miller does no damage.
Miller throws an overhand right that lands on Yamamoto's shoulder, as Yamamoto tries to avoid the shot.
Yamamoto takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Yamamoto cracks Miller with a good jab.
Horrible takedown attempt by Miller or perhaps it was just good defense by Yamamoto, which made it look bad.
A jab from Yamamoto does it's job there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto throws a looping overhand right but Miller ducks down to avoid it.
Miller tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Miller doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Miller is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Yamamoto rather than just go for the knockout.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A big left from Yamamoto misses.
Miller displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Yamamoto throws out the jab.
Miller bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Yamamoto punishes Miller's body with a nice straight punch.
Miller misses with a low kick.
Miller misses with a body shot.
Yamamoto appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Yamamoto cracks a nice hook into Miller's ribs.
Kotetsu Yamamoto seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Miller just misses with a punch to the body.
Miller will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Miller takes a shot right to the bread basket.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Yamamoto wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Yamamoto cracks Miller with a right hand to the side of the head.
Yamamoto dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Miller misses with a takedown attempt - Yamamoto sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Yamamoto is looking for a counter combo.
Kotetsu Yamamoto has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ben Miller.
Yamamoto scores with a shot to the body.
Yamamoto looks to score with a jab to the body but Miller is just out of range.
Yamamoto lands an overhand right.
Miller shoots in and drives through. Yamamoto sprawls well.
A quick step to the side and Yamamoto tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yamamoto misses with a wild body shot.
Yamamoto swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Miller attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Yamamoto misses with a straight left.
Kotetsu Yamamoto is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Miller takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Miller shoots in looking for a takedown. Yamamoto tries to sprawl out of it but Miller keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Yamamoto manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Miller.
Yamamoto scores with a hook to the body. Miller takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Miller uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yamamoto.
Miller with the counter takedown but Yamamoto avoids it easily.
Miller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yamamoto swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Yamamoto misses with a hook.
And Miller tries to counter it with a takedown but Yamamoto pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Yamamoto throws an overhand right that lands on Miller's shoulder, as Miller tries to avoid the shot.
Miller wants to clinch.
A little feinted left hand from Yamamoto on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Yamamoto is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Miller.

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 Dmitry Maklakov scores the fight 29:28
Judge Vladimir Khabensky scores the fight 29:28
Judge Aleksandr Martynov scores the fight 28:29

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

Post fight, Kotetsu Yamamoto took to the microphone: 'We are NJPW!!!'.
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Event: Bushido 55: Mayhem vs. Aokison     
Date:   Jun 03, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Nikolai Kuznetsov and Koh Ibu. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

178 cm
20
170 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
175 cm
23
159 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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RAGS of a RONIN
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Nikolai Kuznetsov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Koh Ibu!
The judges for this bout are Tatsuya Matsuyama, Kenichi Hosakawa and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ibu lands a head kick!
Kuznetsov moves out of range of the body kick.
Ibu fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Ibu moves in looking to clinch but Kuznetsov pushes him off.
Ibu connects with an inside leg kick.
Kuznetsov on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ibu. Ibu obviously looking to wear him down.
Ibu misses with a looping right.
Ibu misses with a few strikes there.
Kuznetsov is looking to counter punch.
Ibu moves out of range as Kuznetsov strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kuznetsov looks to land a left hand but Ibu moved out of range nicely.
Kuznetsov swats away the attempt to clinch by Ibu.
Kuznetsov is looking to counter punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu lands a nice looking body kick.
Kuznetsov throws a big shot that misses.

Ibu moves into the clinch.
Ibu goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kuznetsov tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kuznetsov goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ibu lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kuznetsov misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ibu lands a right hand that snaps the head of Kuznetsov backwards.
Ibu slowing the pace effectively.
Ibu stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ibu.
Kuznetsov throws a punch but it's blocked by Ibu.
Ibu lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Kuznetsov prevents a body shot from Ibu.
Ibu lands a body punch.
Ibu lands a nice shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov tries to work over Ibu's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short left from Kuznetsov.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kuznetsov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ibu works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Ibu blocking some punches.
Ibu misses with a punch to the body.
Ibu lands a nice uppercut.
Kuznetsov missing with knees to the body.
Ibu blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kuznetsov takes a shot to the head.
Kuznetsov lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Ibu is looking to control Kuznetsov's arms but Kuznetsov gets an underhook and turns him. Now Ibu has his back to the ropes.
Ibu is looking to control Kuznetsov's arms but Kuznetsov gets an underhook and turns him. Now Ibu has his back to the ropes.
Kuznetsov blocks a body shot from Ibu.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Ibu struggles to land a body shot inside as Kuznetsov controls his hands.
Kuznetsov throws a head punch that misses.
Kuznetsov misses with a hook from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ibu.
Ibu tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A hook to the body from Ibu.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ibu tries to stall but Kuznetsov uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Kuznetsov throws a head punch that misses.
Kuznetsov misses with some punches.
Kuznetsov tries to throw a body punch but Ibu avoids it by throwing Kuznetsov back against the ropes.
A head punch on the inside from Kuznetsov fails to land.
Kuznetsov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ibu blocks an uppercut.
Ibu is working Kuznetsov over against the ropes.
Ibu working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Kuznetsov can't find room to land a body shot as Ibu controls the action.
Ibu struggles to land a body shot inside as Kuznetsov controls his hands.
With the fighters clinched against the ropes, Ibu creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Ibu tries a body shot but Kuznetsov blocks it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kuznetsov.
Ibu blocks an uppercut.
Ibu cracks Kuznetsov with a nice body shot.
Ibu lands with a light punch inside.
Ibu lands a hook to the side of the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Ibu.
Kuznetsov has a couple of punches blocked by Ibu.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kuznetsov swings wildly with an uppercut but Ibu uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ibu blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ibu blocks a body shot from Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov misses with a punch on the inside.
Ibu lands a left hand.

Kuznetsov is rocked!
Kuznetsov tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Oh Kuznetsov is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Kuznetsov goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov seems to have got his legs back now.
Ibu softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.
Ibu misses with a body punch.
Kuznetsov tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ibu's elbow.
Kuznetsov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ibu tries to throw a body punch but Kuznetsov avoids it by throwing Ibu back against the ropes.
Kuznetsov blocks a body shot from Ibu.
Ibu is working Kuznetsov over against the ropes.
Ibu works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Ibu lands a shot to the body.
Good body shot from Ibu.
Kuznetsov is breathing heavily.
Ibu gets through Kuznetsov's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Ibu lands an uppercut.
Ibu lands a right hand.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Koh Ibu 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.


Kuznetsov glances at the clock... BAM! Ibu nails him with a big right hand! A momentary lapse in concentration sends Kuznetsov crashing to the mat! The referee steps in and this one is over! Damn, Kuznetsov is out of it, he thinks the ref is his opponent!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:05 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Koh Ibu!
Koh Ibu took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, Urban Fighter for their support in the buildup to the fight.
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Event: Bushido 54: Quinn vs "Shaolin"     
Date:   May 27, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Karl Nerlinger and Masa Sanada. Karl Nerlinger has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

178 cm
22
180 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
180 cm
21
174 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Karl Nerlinger!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Masa Sanada!
The judges for this bout are Ren Mimura, Kenichi Hosakawa and Shirou Masuda.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sanada lands with an uppercut that bounces Nerlinger off the ropes and back into range.
Nerlinger lands a head shot.
Nerlinger looks for the body kick but Sanada saw that one coming.
Nerlinger fails in his attempt to clinch.
A jab from Nerlinger misses.
Sanada doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Sanada swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Sanada tests Nerlinger's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Sanada lands a nice looking body shot.

Nerlinger moves into the clinch successfully.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Nerlinger.
Nerlinger misses with a body punch.
Nerlinger doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Sanada breaks from the clinch.
Sanada just misses with a punch to the body.
Sanada digs a good body shot into Nerlinger's ribs.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sanada lands a right hook to the body.
Nice takedown defense from Sanada. No joy for Nerlinger on that attempt.
A countering left hand to the body from Sanada misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sanada lands a two punch combo.

It looks like Karl Nerlinger has been cut.
A punch lands to the side of Nerlinger 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Nerlinger fails in his attempt to clinch.
Sanada moves out of range of the strikes.
Sanada connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Sanada lands a right hook to the body.
Sanada throws a nice looking combination but Nerlinger bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Nerlinger shoots for a takedown but Sanada saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Nerlinger is breathing heavily.
Nerlinger has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Nerlinger there as he acknowledges the shot.
Sanada digs a good body shot into Nerlinger's ribs.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sanada looks to score with a jab to the body but Nerlinger is just out of range.
Sanada swats away the attempt to clinch by Nerlinger.
Sanada throws out a powerful jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nerlinger tries to score a power double leg takedown but Sanada sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Nerlinger somewhat.
It seemed like Sanada was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Sanada has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Karl Nerlinger. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Nerlinger thows a leg kick but Sanada checks it
and Sanada counters with a straight right hand.
Sanada moves out of range as Nerlinger throws a body kick.
Sanada jabs Nerlinger right on the nose. Nerlinger blinks but takes it well.
Sanada jabs at Nerlinger's body.
Nerlinger on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Decent striking displayed by Sanada there.
Sanada lands a jab to the head.

Karl Nerlinger's cut is getting worse.
Sanada defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Nerlinger.
A nice side step and Sanada releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Donk. Sanada catches Nerlinger right on the button with a cross.

Sanada cracks Nerlinger with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Sanada has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Nerlinger to stand back up!

Nerlinger is rocked!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nerlinger throws a body punch but Sanada moves out of range.
Oh Nerlinger is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Sanada ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Nerlinger throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nerlinger seems to have got his legs back now.

Sanada sends Nerlinger crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Sanada is motioning to the referee to let Nerlinger up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
Sanada tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Nerlinger was well out of range. Poor timing from Sanada.
Nerlinger pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Sanada cracks Nerlinger with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the ropes.
Nerlinger backs away from a small jab... but Sanada lunges forward with a huge superman punch! Nerlinger crumples to the ground as his mouth piece is sent flying! Sanada with a spectacular finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Superman Punch). Masa Sanada!
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Event: DFC 48: Rampage     
Date:   May 26, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Akio Mori and Thor Youngblood. Thor Youngblood is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

184 cm
21
174 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
180 cm
27
184 lbs
3 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Dangerous knees
Granite chin
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Solid chin

Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Akio Mori!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Thor Youngblood!
The judges for this bout are Ben Hemmingworth, Damien Edna and Eliza Hachem.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sloppy strikes from Youngblood. Those never looked like landing.
Youngblood pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Mori back to the cage. Youngblood follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Youngblood misses with a hook
letting Mori counter with a right hand.
Mori throws a body shot but no joy.
Mori staying out of range there.
Thor Youngblood seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mori lands a body shot.
Youngblood throws out a loose jab but Mori uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mori keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Youngblood.
Youngblood misses with a few strikes there.
Mori scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Mori comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Mori scores with a hook to the body. Youngblood takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
A left lands for Mori.
A lazy left from Mori finds it's target.
Mori fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Youngblood on the side of the head.
Youngblood throws a body punch but Mori moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Youngblood lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Mori circles away quickly and effectively.
Mori displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Youngblood throws out the jab.
A little feinted left hand from Mori on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Youngblood misses the body punch
and Mori counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Mori looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Mori digs a good body shot into Youngblood's ribs.
Donk. Mori catches Youngblood right on the button with a cross.
Youngblood clobbers Mori with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Nice jab there from Mori.
Youngblood walks into a left hand.
Youngblood misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Mori throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Youngblood on the side of the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sloppy strikes from Youngblood. Those never looked like landing.
Youngblood fails to land with a series of punches.
Mori lands with a hook. Youngblood tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Donk. Mori catches Youngblood right on the button with a cross.
Mori jabs at Youngblood's body.
Mori keeps the fight on the outside.
A quick step to the side and Mori tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Youngblood misses with a lunging right hand
and Mori counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Mori lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Good standup being displayed there by Mori as he connects with a hook.

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

Youngblood is rocked!

It looks like Thor Youngblood has been cut.
Youngblood doesn't manage to clinch there - Mori circles away.
Youngblood is still on wobbly legs! Can Mori finish him?
Mori bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Youngblood's head.
Youngblood misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Youngblood takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Youngblood misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Youngblood takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Youngblood darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Mori misses the jab.
Youngblood seems to have recovered his senses.
Mori fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Youngblood on the side of the head.
Youngblood on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Mori connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Youngblood momentarily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Mori cracks Youngblood with a big right hand that sends him to the floor! Youngblood looks wobbly but he's sprung back up to his feet straight awayÖ can Mori finish him?
Mori misses with a double jab
enabling Youngblood to counter with a crisp jab.
Youngblood throws a hook to the side of Mori's head but Mori sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Mori keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
A punch combination from Mori misses.
Mori looks to throw the jab but Youngblood is out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Youngblood misses with an uppercut
and Mori counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
A jab from Mori does it's job there.
Mori fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Youngblood looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Mori throws a big shot that misses.
Youngblood connects with a looping right hand.
Youngblood misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mori.
Youngblood misses with an uppercut
and Mori counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Youngblood takes a body punch but keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mori lands with an overhand left.
Youngblood needs to keep his hands up - Mori had a free shot at his head there.
Youngblood has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Youngblood fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Nice jab there from Mori.
Youngblood tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Mori paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Mori lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Mori throws a body punch but Youngblood moves out of range.
Mori misses with an uppercut
and Mori takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Youngblood walks into a straight right hand from Mori.
Mori digs a good hook to Youngblood's body.
Youngblood wants to clinch.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Mori uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Youngblood.
Youngblood needs to keep his hands up - Mori had a free shot at his head there.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Akio Mori dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Thor Youngblood's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Youngblood misses with a wild body shot.
Youngblood misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Mori counter with a right hand.
Youngblood misses with a shot to the body
enabling Mori to counter with a crisp jab.
Youngblood throws a series of punches but Mori moves out of range.
Mori throws a good cross that connects.
Mori is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Youngblood scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Mori connects with a body shot that sends Youngblood's belly button to the back.
Youngblood throws a lazy uppercut
and Mori makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Mori slips under a jab from Youngblood.
An attempted straight right counter from Mori misses the target.
Youngblood tries to clinch but Mori moves out of range.
Youngblood is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mori loads up on a big right hand but Youngblood slips the punch.
Youngblood takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Youngblood ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mori scores with a jab to the head.
Mori connects with a nice looking jab.
Mori changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Youngblood tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Mori paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Mori connects with a body shot.
A shot to the body from Youngblood misses
and Mori counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Mori throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Mori lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Mori fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Youngblood looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Mori is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Youngblood can do to turn this around?
Youngblood ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Mori moves away.

Mori drops Youngblood with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Youngblood looks back up at him and smiles so Mori waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mori scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Mori cracks Youngblood with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Youngblood scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Youngblood misses the shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mori cracks Youngblood with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Mori lands an uppercut out of nowhere! Youngblood falls backwards - clearly groggy! Mori dives in and finishes the fight with more strikes for a TKO finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:14 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Akio Mori!
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Event: Syn 527 - Scorched     
Date:   May 26, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kantaro Hoshino and Jong Un Kim. On his way into the cage it seems that Kantaro Hoshino has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Kantaro Hoshino seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

165 cm
36
145 lbs
37 - 9 - 2
150 cm
32
135 lbs
33 - 9 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 9 losses and 2 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 33 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jong Un Kim!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hoshino connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Kim lands a leg kick that knocks Hoshino off balance momentarily.
Jong Un Kim seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hoshino throws a hook but Kim avoids it easily.
Hoshino throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kim misses with a looping right.
Kim swings for the body but Hoshino moves out of range.
Kim with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kim lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Kim bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kim fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Hoshino.
Kim misses with a hook.
Kim throws an off balance right hand
and Hoshino counters with a left to the body.

Kim closes the distance and pushes Hoshino back into the cage.
Hoshino blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Hoshino wants to break the clinch but can't.
Hoshino wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Hoshino doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kim misses with a body punch.
A nice left hand lands by Kim.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hoshino scores with a nice hook to the head.

Hoshino breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Hoshino looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Kim connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Kim keeps Hoshino at a distance using the push kick.
Hoshino bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kim swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Hoshino.
Kim tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Hoshino blocks a low kick nicely.
Hoshino just misses with a punch to the body.
Kim 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.
Hoshino misses with a wild body shot.
Hoshino ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Kim lands with an uppercut that bounces Hoshino off the cage and back into range.
Kim uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Hoshino.
Kim fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Hoshino has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sloppy strikes from Hoshino. Those never looked like landing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Kim closes the distance and clinches.
Kim lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Hoshino gets through Kim's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Kim fails to land.
Hoshino misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Hoshino lands a right hand.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hoshino.

Hoshino pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Kim moves out of range of the strikes.
Kim changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
A clash of legs there as Hoshino blocks the low kick.
Hoshino swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Kim tries to score with a low kick but Hoshino moves his leg out of the way.
Kim cracks Hoshino with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Nice body punch from Kim.
Kim throws a leg kick which misses Hoshino's front leg but catches the back leg as Hoshino tries to avoid it.
Kim looks to score with a jab to the body but Hoshino is just out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Hoshino misses the target.
Kim just misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kim fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Hoshino with a hook.
A good leg kick by Kim.
Kim lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Kim swings for the body but Hoshino moves out of range.
A quick step to the side and Hoshino tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hoshino uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kim.
Kim throws a jab but it's blocked by Hoshino.
Kim looks to throw the jab but Hoshino is out of range.
Hoshino throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kim moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kim misses with a hook.
Kim avoids the body shot from Hoshino.
Kim scores with a hook to the body. Hoshino takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Hoshino ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Kim ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kim throws a sloppy body shot
and Kim takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kim looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kim connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kim is looking to slow Hoshino down with leg kicks.
Kim will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Hoshino takes one to the side of the head.
Hoshino missing with a left hand there. Kim was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kim keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hoshino.
Hoshino is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kim.
Kim tries to clinch but Hoshino moves out of range.
Hoshino uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kim.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kim.
Kim avoids the body shot from Hoshino.
Hoshino lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kim avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kim raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
A jab from Hoshino misses.
Jong Un Kim seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Hoshino takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Kim misses with a body kick.
Kim is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Hoshino.
Hoshino bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Hoshino lands with a shot to the body.
Hoshino throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kim connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Hoshino momentarily.
Kim throws a hook but Hoshino blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kim feints and then cracks Hoshino's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hoshino down.
Kim thumps Hoshino with a low kick.
Hoshino moves out of range of the body kick from Kim.
Kim connects with a nice looking jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kim looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kim throws a poor cross that misses
and Hoshino counters with a nice body shot.
Hoshino takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Hoshino with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kim to score with a decent uppercut.
Kim lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hoshino's sensitive parts.
Hoshino is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Hoshino misses with an uppercut. Kim saw that one coming.
Kim connects with an inside leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hoshino. Kim does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kim throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Kim throws a body kick that misses.
Hoshino misses with a straight left.
A left lands for Kim.
Kim scores with a leg kick.
Kim connects with a body shot that sends Hoshino's belly button to the back.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Hoshino cracks Kim with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kim.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kim.
Kim has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Kim keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kim takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Kim tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hoshino was well out of range. Poor timing from Kim.
Kim misses with an attempted mid kick.
Hoshino swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Hoshino scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Kim is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Hoshino.
Kim misses with a left hand
letting Hoshino counter with a right hand.
Kim looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Kim misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Hoshino.
Kim lands a leg kick that knocks Hoshino off balance momentarily.
Hoshino tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Kim is predictable there
and Hoshino counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Hoshino bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Kim tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Kim scores with a leg kick.
Hoshino looks to land a combination but Kim avoids it well.
Kim fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hoshino manages to avoid it.
Kim jabs at Hoshino's body.
Hoshino misses with a jab to the body
and Kim counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kim connects with a solid leg kick.
Hoshino scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kim, right into the meat.
Kim throws a nice outside leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Hoshino uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kim.
Hoshino misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kim.
Kim wants to counter with a clinch but Hoshino pushes him away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kim bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Kim slips under a jab from Hoshino.
Kim dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kim takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Kim lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Hoshino tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Kim clinches up against the cage.
Kim blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Hoshino lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Kim or not.
Hoshino throws a head punch that misses.
Kim throws a punch but it's blocked by Hoshino.

Hoshino escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kim uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Hoshino has time to react.
Kim lands with a straight right. Hoshino didn't see that one coming.
Kim lands a jab.
Kim scores with a nice head shot.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jong Un Kim 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!


Kim misses with a leg kick
and Kim takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kim catches Hoshino with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Hoshino chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kim can pounce on him.
Kim lands a jab.
Kim throws a hook but Hoshino blocks it.
Hoshino keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kim looks to score with a jab to the body but Hoshino is just out of range.
Kim just misses with a punch to the body.
Kim scores with a kick to the body.
Hoshino has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kim.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
An inside leg kick lands from Kim.
A swing and a miss from Kim.
Kim attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Hoshino was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Hoshino takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Kim pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Kim.
Kim changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Hoshino throws a body shot but no joy.
Hoshino gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Kim throws out a powerful jab.
A low kick from Kim misses
enabling Hoshino to counter with a crisp jab.
Hoshino takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Hoshino misses with the combination.
Kim fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Hoshino cracks Kim with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A bone on bone clash there as Hoshino blocks the leg kick.
Hoshino thows a left - swing and a miss!
Hoshino misses the jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kim throws a wild body kick that Hoshino sees coming a mile off.
Hoshino waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kim.
Kim wants to counter the offense by Hoshino and move into the clinch position.
Kim uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hoshino.
Kim takes a swing at Hoshino's ribcage but misses.
Kim throws a hook but Hoshino blocks it.
Kim looks for the body kick but Hoshino saw that one coming.
It looked like Hoshino was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Kim.
Kim wants to slow Hoshino down by chopping away at his legs.
Hoshino waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kim.
Kim connects with the punch.
Kim throws a push kick but Hoshino slaps the foot to one side.
Kim throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kim connects with the punch.
Hoshino looks to score with a jab to the body but Kim is just out of range.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kim.
Kim displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hoshino throws out the jab.
Kim cracks the inside of Hoshino's front leg.
Kim thows a leg kick but Hoshino checks it
and Hoshino counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Hoshino moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Kim lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Kim connects with the punch.
Kim throws a low kick but Hoshino moves out of range easily.
Hoshino throws an overhand right that lands on Kim's shoulder, as Kim tries to avoid the shot.
Kim lands a nice shot to the body.
Hoshino thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kim fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kim ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kim moves away from the strike by Hoshino.
Kim lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hoshino's sensitive parts.
Kim throws a poor cross that misses
and Hoshino counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Kim scores with a spinning back kick!
Hoshino throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Hoshino misses with a hook. Kim ducked under it nicely.
Kim lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kim, right into the meat.
Kim misses with a body shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kim.
Kim scores with a jab.
Kim takes a swing at Hoshino's ribcage but misses.
It looked like Hoshino wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jong Un Kim really dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Hoshino steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kim.
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 throws a hook but Kim avoids it easily.
Kim moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kim throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Hoshino lands a lovely overhand right.
Kim connects with a good right hand that stumbles Hoshino. Hoshino circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Hoshino throws a jab but it's blocked by Kim.
Kim's corner calls for a 1-2. Kim obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Hoshino scores with a jab to the body.
Kim lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hoshino's sensitive parts.
A clash of legs there as Hoshino blocks the low kick.
Kim scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Hoshino chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kim can pounce on him.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kim on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kim throws a half hearted mid kick.
Kim is looking to slow Hoshino down with leg kicks.
Kim lands a leg kick that knocks Hoshino off balance momentarily.
Hoshino on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Hoshino crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Kim - the referee stops the clock and Hoshino gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Kim. Hoshino manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Kim thows a left - swing and a miss!
Hoshino moves out of range of the body kick.
Hoshino steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kim.
Hoshino ducks under a wild hook from Kim.
Kim scores with a kick to the midsection.
A big right from Hoshino misses.
Kim misses the shot to the body.
Hoshino appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Hoshino throws a jab when Kim was well out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kim throws the left hand but Hoshino avoids the punch easily.
Hoshino stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kim.
Kim thows a body kick. Hoshino tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Kim fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Hoshino has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kim uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Hoshino.
Hoshino blocks the body kick.
Kim looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Hoshino throws a body punch but Kim moves out of range.
Kim scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Kim throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Hoshino counters with a right hand to the body.
Hoshino takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Hoshino throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kim stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Kim moves out of range as Hoshino strikes.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kim.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kim displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hoshino throws out the jab.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kim.
Kim steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hoshino.
Nice shot by Kim.
Hoshino 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.
A jab lands there for Kim.
Kim throws out a powerful jab.
Kim slips a jab from Hoshino.
Kim takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Kim ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Kim pushes Hoshino away with a front kick.
Hoshino takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
A counter left hand to the body from Hoshino misses its target.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kim.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hoshino avoids the body shot from Kim.
Kim scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kim misses with a lunging right hand
and Hoshino counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Kim moves away from the strike by Hoshino.
A nice side step and Kim releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Hoshino fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kim manages to avoid it.
Kim feints a counter leg kick.
Hoshino looks to score with a jab to the body but Kim is just out of range.
Kim lands with a straight right. Hoshino didn't see that one coming.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kim.
Kim throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kim uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Hoshino.
Kim misses with a left hand
and Hoshino cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kim scores with a kick to the midsection.
Kim misses the shot to the body.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jong Un Kim 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!


Kim misses with a jab to the body
and Hoshino counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Kim scores with a shot to the body.
Kim misses with a low kick as Hoshino jumps back.
Hoshino throws a jab but it's blocked by Kim.
Kim scores with a sloppy right hand. Hoshino should have avoided that one.
Hoshino will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
A slow jab from Kim misses its intended target.
Hoshino gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Kim dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kim swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Kim jabs Hoshino right on the nose. Hoshino blinks but takes it well.
Kim lands with a hook. Hoshino tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Hoshino takes a swing at Kim's ribcage but misses.
Kim throws out a counter right but Hoshino avoids it with no problem.
Kim moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kim lands a really nice looking cross but Hoshino seems unphased.
Hoshino misses the shot to the body.
Kim tries a head kick but it misses.
Kim waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Hoshino.
Kim lands the left hand.
Kim throws a poor cross that misses
and Hoshino connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kim scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Kim dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Hoshino. That did some damage!
Hoshino throws a hook to the side of Kim's head but Kim sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Hoshino misses with a hook. Kim ducked under it nicely.
Kim lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Kim thumps Hoshino with a low kick.
Kantaro Hoshino has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Jong Un Kim 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.
Kim lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Kim fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Hoshino throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Decent striking displayed by Kim there.
Kim misses with a wild body shot.
Kim ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Hoshino with a nice cross.
Hoshino has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kim finds it's way round the side to connect with Hoshino's head.
Kim moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kim swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hoshino is looking to counter punch.
Kim displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hoshino throws out the jab.
Hoshino throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Hoshino walks into a stiff left hand from Kim.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice jab there from Kim.
Kim with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Hoshino takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Hoshino working aggressively here.
Hoshino tries to throw a body punch but Kim avoids it by throwing Hoshino back against the cage.
Hoshino tries to work over Kim's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Hoshino misses with a short punch on the inside.

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

Hoshino tries to keep at a distance but Kim has taken the fight into the clinch.
Hoshino makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kim blocks an uppercut.
Hoshino misses with a body punch.
Kim scores with a hook to the body.
Kim blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Hoshino blocks an uppercut.
Hoshino misses with the head strike.
Hoshino is looking to break free of the clinch but Kim has double underhooks.
Hoshino digs a right hand underneath Kim's ribcage. Kim let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Kim doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hoshino struggles to land a body shot inside as Kim controls his hands.
Hoshino doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Hoshino doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

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

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

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

Jong Un Kim is the new bantamweight champion!
A victorious Jong Un Kim thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: UGD 58:Tanaka Vs Palmer     
Date:   May 20, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ken Tanaka and Roy Palmer. Ken Tanaka could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Roy Palmer's chin.

200 cm
24
300 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
201 cm
27
279 lbs
16 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Ken Tanaka!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Roy Palmer!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Paul Tew and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Palmer jabs at Tanaka's body.
A big right from Tanaka misses.
Palmer is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Palmer connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Tanaka momentarily.
Palmer throws a sloppy head kick and Tanaka moves out of range easily.
Tanaka was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Palmer tries to clinch there but Tanaka circles away.
Tanaka swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tanaka's corner calls for a 1-2. Tanaka obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

It looks like Roy Palmer has been cut.
Jab by Palmer.
Palmer throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
It looked like Tanaka wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Palmer misses with a lunging right hand

and Tanaka counters with a crisp right hand that drops Palmer! Tanaka lets Palmer back up to his feet, looking for a finish!

Palmer is rocked!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Palmer moves into range and connects with a jab.
Palmer lands an overhand right.
The fighters circling - Tanaka throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Palmer lands a nice looking body shot.
Palmer avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Palmer moves out of range as Tanaka strikes.
Tanaka moves out of range as Palmer strikes.
It looked like Tanaka wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Palmer takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Tanaka walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
A looping hook to the body misses from Palmer. Tanaka does a little dance to reset his feet.
A slow jab from Tanaka misses its intended target.
Palmer lands a nice hook to Tanaka's body. Tanaka takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Palmer misses with a body kick.
Tanaka is looking to counter punch.
Tanaka looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka misses with a left hand
and Palmer counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tanaka pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Palmer lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Tanaka slips under a jab from Palmer.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tanaka ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A little feinted left hand from Tanaka on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Palmer lands a lovely overhand right.
Palmer connects with a body shot that sends Tanaka's belly button to the back.
Palmer misses with a straight right.
Palmer throws a shot from downtown. Tanaka moves away and avoids it.
Palmer throws a hook but Tanaka avoids it easily.
Palmer slips a straight right by Tanaka.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Palmer throws a body punch but Tanaka moves out of range.
Palmer looks to throw the jab but Tanaka is out of range.
Palmer is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Tanaka had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into p‚tť.
Tanaka takes a swing at Palmer's ribcage but misses.
A jab from Palmer finds it's way through Tanaka's defenses.
Palmer throws a lazy uppercut
and Palmer takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tanaka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tanaka throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Palmer throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A little feinted left hand from Tanaka on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tanaka misses with an uppercut.
Palmer looks to throw the jab but Tanaka is out of range.
Tanaka throws an overhand right that lands on Palmer's shoulder, as Palmer tries to avoid the shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Palmer. Tanaka does a little dance to reset his feet.
Palmer is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Tanaka was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Palmer throws an off balance right hand
and Tanaka counters with a straight right hand.
Palmer with a jab.
Palmer misses with a low kick as Tanaka jumps back.
Roy Palmer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Palmer throws a poor cross that misses
and Tanaka cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Palmer misses with a leg kick.
Tanaka is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Palmer lands a nice looking kick to the body. Tanaka takes a step back to recover.
Palmer lands with a thumping leg kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Roy Palmer dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Roy Palmer'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.


A low kick from Palmer misses
and Tanaka counters with a nice uppercut.
Tanaka is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Palmer fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tanaka manages to avoid it.
Palmer lands with a cross.
Palmer misses with a straight right.
Palmer uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tanaka.
Palmer fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Tanaka.
Palmer tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tanaka was well out of range. Poor timing from Palmer.
Palmer throws a lazy uppercut
and Tanaka counters with a straight right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Palmer throws a hook but Tanaka blocks it.
Palmer moves away from the strike by Tanaka.
Palmer looks to throw the jab but Tanaka is out of range.
Tanaka is looking to counter punch.
Roy Palmer seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tanaka moves out of range as Palmer strikes.
Tanaka swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

Tanaka lands a big uppercut and Palmer crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Palmer looks OK. Tanaka waves Palmer back to his feet!
Palmer is still on wobbly legs! Can Tanaka finish him?
Tanaka on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Palmer just misses with a punch to the body.
Tanaka is looking to counter punch.
Palmer seems to have recovered his senses.
Jab, jab by Palmer - just one landing.
Tanaka keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

Palmer lands a big right hand that sends Tanaka crashing to the mat! Palmer stays standing though and waves Tanaka back to his feet!

Tanaka is rocked!

It looks like Ken Tanaka has been cut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tanaka ducks under a wild hook from Palmer.
Oh Tanaka is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Palmer throws a body shot but no joy.
Tanaka seems to have got his legs back now.
Tanaka uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Palmer.

Palmer closes the distance and pushes Tanaka back into the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Palmer misses with a body punch.
Palmer swings wildly with an uppercut but Tanaka uses good head movement to avoid it.
Palmer has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Palmer tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tanaka's elbow.
Tanaka can't break the clinch.

Tanaka breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Tanaka pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ohhhhh! A huge head kick from Palmer! Tanaka is out on his feet! Palmer rushes in and throws more strikes. The ref is looking closely - Tanaka is covering up but the punishment is just too much and the ref steps in to stop the fight! Tanaka is staring into space, just thankful that the beatdown has ended. Brutal finish.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:41 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Roy Palmer!
Roy Palmer is the new super heavyweight champion!
After winning the bout, Roy Palmer thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: Syn 525 - Judgement     
Date:   May 19, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Keiji Mutou and George Pedro. George Pedro has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Keiji Mutou's chin.

188 cm
40
213 lbs
33 - 14 - 2
176 cm
31
202 lbs
35 - 10 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Keiji Mutou!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, George Pedro!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mutou circles away from the clinch attempt.
Mutou attempts a counter takedown but Pedro avoids it well and moves away.
Pedro listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Pedro throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mutou lands with an overhand left.

Mutou throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Pedro tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Mutou is in Pedro's guard.
Pedro keeping full guard, as Mutou tries to pass.
Pedro not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Mutou landing some decent shots from guard.
Mutou in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Mutou connects with a couple of short punches.
Mutou will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Pedro keeping moving, preventing Mutou from controlling successfully.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Mutou accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Mutou is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mutou throwing strikes but missing.
Mutou stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Pedro swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Pedro is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Mutou lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Mutou working some strikes from top position.
Mutou engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Mutou throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Pedro works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Pedro is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Nice strikes from Pedro there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pedro takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Pedro prevents Mutou from improving his position.
Pedro not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Pedro is thwarting Mutou's attempts to control the position.
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.
Pedro is looking to take a break and control but Mutou is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Mutou keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Pedro tries to pass to full mount but Mutou defends it.
Mutou wants to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pedro is trying to control. Mutou wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Mutou is looking to control Pedro's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Mutou avoid being mounted?
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. Pedro connects with a nice short shot to Mutou's temple.
Pedro scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Pedro lands with a punch from half guard.
Mutou keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Mutou trying to get back to full guard but Pedro takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
Mutou tries to lock up and control but Pedro gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Pedro is landing with some decent strikes but Mutou is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pedro cracks Mutou with a nasty head shot there - the crowd let out an audible gasp there, as the noise reverberated around the arena.
Mutou gets back to half guard.
Pedro thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Pedro working the head and body with strikes.
Mutou moves into full guard.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Mutou is on top in guard.

Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pedro trying to control the position.
Mutou stopping the sweep attempt from Pedro.
Mutou slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but George Pedro will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Nice shot lands for Pedro.
Pedro swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Mutou slips a jab from Pedro.
A big left from Pedro misses.

Pedro clinches with his opponent.
Pedro misses with a punch to the body.
Mutou blocks an uppercut.
Mutou takes a shot to the head.
Pedro changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Mutou fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Pedro has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Mutou fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Pedro manages to avoid it.
Pedro fails in his attempt to clinch.
Pedro misses with a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pedro misses with a straight left.
Pedro throws a hook but Mutou avoids it easily.
Pedro misses with a low kick.
A punch combination from Pedro misses.
Pedro moves away from the strike by Mutou.
Pedro is looking to chop away at Mutou's legs.
Mutou attempts a counter takedown but Pedro avoids it well and moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mutou takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Mutou drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Pedro lands with an uppercut that bounces Mutou off the cage and back into range.
Mutou fails to land the takedown.
Pedro throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Mutou on the side of the head.
Mutou lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Pedro at a distance.
Pedro will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Pedro looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Pedro throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Mutou stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Pedro connects with a looping right hand.
Mutou ducks right into an uppercut from Pedro.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mutou keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Pedro.
Mutou swings and misses with a hook to the body.
George Pedro seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Pedro scores with a jab. Mutou acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Mutou cracks Pedro with a good jab.
Pedro moves out of range as Mutou strikes.
Nice sprawl there from Mutou as Pedro shoots in.
Keiji Mutou has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of George Pedro.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mutou takes a swing at Pedro's ribcage but misses.
A jab from Mutou does it's job there.
Pedro feints and then cracks Mutou's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Mutou down.
Mutou checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Pedro rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Mutou counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Pedro thinking.
Mutou connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Pedro lands a jab.
Pedro throws a big shot that misses.
Pedro lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

Pedro gets a double leg takedown into Mutou's guard.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Mutou is on top in guard.

Mutou preventing the sweep.
Mutou controls from within his opponent's guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mutou distracts Pedro with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Mutou with a flurry of punches that miss.
Pedro preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Pedro controls Mutou momentarily but Mutou frees himself.
Mutou is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Mutou throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Pedro works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Pedro 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 tries to get to full guard but Pedro has control of the leg.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mutou is working hard here to advance position.
Mutou trying to control here.
Mutou is looking to improve his position.
Mutou wants to control but Pedro is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Pedro not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Mutou is trying to control but can't.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Pedro 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!


Mutou cracks a nice hook into Pedro's ribs.
Pedro swings away with a leg kick that misses.

Pedro fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Mutou sprawls well initially but Pedro persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Mutou is looking to control Pedro's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Mutou avoid being mounted?
George Pedro has got the better of the ground game so far.
Mutou manages to get to full guard.
Pedro looking to pass the guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mutou manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Pedro manages to get himself to full guard.

Pedro keeping moving, preventing Mutou from controlling successfully.
We've been hearing that Mutou has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mutou working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Pedro's head.
Pedro is trying to control the position but Mutou postures up.
Pedro wants to sweep but no luck.
Mutou postures up.
Mutou throws an elbow that misses. Pedro uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Mutou's guard. Nice move by Pedro!

Mutou is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Mutou looking for a sweep. Not yet Mutou, not yet.
Mutou lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

There's a bit of a scramble here and now Pedro is on top in guard.


That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mutou bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Pedro's guard.

Mutou working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Mutou makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Mutou trying to control the position from guard on top but Pedro is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Mutou is really struggling to control Pedro but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Pedro wants to sweep here but Mutou controlling him for the moment.
Pedro seems keen to control Mutou's posture.
Mutou is working Pedro over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pedro looking for a sweep. Not yet Pedro, not yet.
Pedro bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Mutou's guard.

Mutou preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Pedro won't allow Mutou to sweep him here.
Mutou is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Pedro won't allow Mutou to sweep him here.
Pedro with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pedro stopping the sweep attempt from Mutou.
Pedro working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Mutou wants to sweep here but Pedro controlling him for the moment.
Mutou is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Mutou looking to hit a scissor sweep but Pedro is one step ahead there.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Mutou feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Pedros jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Pedro misses the jab.
Pedro slips under a jab from Mutou.
Mutou slips a straight right by Pedro.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Pedro throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Mutou stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Pedro throws a quick inside leg kick.
Pedro tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mutou was well out of range. Poor timing from Pedro.
Mutou dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Mutou gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Pedro.
Pedro avoids the body shot from Mutou.
Mutou takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Pedro throws the kick towards the body but Mutou avoids it.
Mutou is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Pedro throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Mutou sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Pedro throws a looping overhand right but Mutou ducks down to avoid it.
Pedro fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Mutou displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Pedro.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jab, jab by Mutou - just one landing.

Pedro shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Mutou manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mutou wants to sweep here but Pedro controlling him for the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Mutou is on top in guard.

Pedro trying to control the position.
Pedro keeping moving, preventing Mutou from controlling successfully.
Pedro is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Pedro is on top in guard.


That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mutou working a defensive guard here.
Pedro lands a couple of digs.
Pedro won't allow Mutou to sweep him here.
Mutou looking to control.
Pedro stopping the sweep attempt from Mutou.
Pedro throwing strikes but missing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pedro working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Mutou's head.
Pedro trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Mutou wants to sweep but no luck.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Pedro throws a quick inside leg kick.
Pedro throws a leg kick

and Mutou counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Pedro!
Pedro tries to improve position but can't.
Pedro manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Mutou regains full guard. Nicely done.
Mutou tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Pedro chips away with some ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mutou avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Mutou pulls Pedro in close to prevent any damage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mutou looking to hit a scissor sweep but Pedro is one step ahead there.
Pedro trying to control the position from guard on top but Mutou is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Mutou throwing strikes off his back to little effect.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Pedro dominated that fourth round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Pedro with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A punch lands to the side of Mutou 's head but he takes it in his stride.
George Pedro seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Pedro fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Mutou checks it well.

Mutou closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Pedro to the mat! Pedro manages to get full guard.
Pedro utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Pedro is trying to keep Mutou in close.
Mutou working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Pedro's head.
Mutou trying to control but Pedro is working from the bottom.
Mutou working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mutou lands a couple of elbows.
Mutou is looking to work some ground and pound but Pedro has wrist control.
Pedro is pulling down on Mutou's head. It's preventing any offense from Mutou, at least for the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mutou controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Mutou throwing strikes but missing.
Pedro bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Mutou's guard.

Pedro with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Mutou bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Pedro's guard.

Pedro wants to hit a switch here but Mutou passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Pedro there!
Mutou lands with some strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pedro wants to hold on but Mutou pushes him away.
Mutou with the ground and pound from mount.
Pedro is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Mutou controlling from the full mount.
Pedro is bucking up trying to escape but Mutou cracks him with another couple of good strikes.
Pedro keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Pedro tries to hold on but Mutou postures up.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mutou scores with a couple of good head shots there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pedro is in all sorts of trouble here.
Mutou lands a couple of good shots and Pedro has given up his back, trying to escape the position!
Mutou scores with some strikes to the side of the head there. Good, points scoring shots.
Pedro felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
Pedro is defending well here and trying to improve his position.
Mutou landing with strikes.
Mutou lands with a couple of good shots - one to the side of the head and one questionable shot that could be viewed as to the back of the head but the referee lets it go.
Pedro tries to escape but Mutou has the hooks in and won't let him break free.
Pedro tries to escape the position - he's now mounted. Is that better or worse? Hard to tell!
Mutou with a couple of short strikes.
Pedro is desperately trying to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pedro is squirming around, avoiding Mutou's attempts to control the action.
Mutou in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.
Pedro really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Mutou is landing with some decent strikes but Pedro is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mutou lands a big elbow.
Mutou lands an elbow that was bordering on illegal but the referee lets it go with a warning.
Mutou can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Pedro is looking to escape.
Pedro wants to control but Mutou is having none of it.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 46:49
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 47:49
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by split decision... George Pedro!

George Pedro is the new light heavyweight champion!
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Event: Bushido 52: Wright vs. Whyte     
Date:   May 13, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Ao Ki and Koh Ibu. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

Ki
vs
Ibu
181 cm
23
163 lbs
10 - 5 - 0
175 cm
23
159 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

RAGS of a RONIN

Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Ao Ki!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Koh Ibu!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Yamamoto, Yasuomi Hirokawa and Shirou Masuda.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ki wants to clinch
and Ibu counters with a nice body shot.
Ki tries to clinch but Ibu moves out of range.
Ki fails with a takedown attempt.
Ki is looking to clinch but Ibu is avoiding it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Ibu! But no joy.
Ki closes this distance looking for a takedown but Ibu circles away.
Ibu now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Ibu connects with a single shot there.
Ki closes the distance and clinches up with Ibu, looking for a takedown. Ki pushes Ibu against the ropes but Ibu circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ao Ki. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ibu misses with a straight right.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ki shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Koh Ibu seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ki shoots for a double leg takedown but Ibu sprawls well. He's pushed Ki's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Ibu digs a good hook to Ki's body.
Ki tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Ki keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ki darts in looking for a takedown but Ibu gets double underhooks and turns Ki into the ropes.
Ibu has worked on his takedown defense in the runup to this fight and it is paying off so far.
Ki closes the distance and clinches up with Ibu, looking for a takedown. Ki pushes Ibu against the ropes but Ibu circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Ibu feints a counter leg kick.
Ibu throws a good cross that connects.
Ki moves away from the strike by Ibu.
A big right from Ibu misses.
Ki drops down looking for a counter takedown but Ibu sprawls and moves away.
Ki takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A head kick misses from Ibu.
Ibu lands a jab to Ki's midsection.
Ibu scores with a jab to the jaw.
Ibu lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ki's sensitive parts.
Ki slips a straight right by Ibu.
Good shot there by Ibu.

Ki is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Good work by Ki as he checks the leg kick.
Oh Ki is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Nice takedown defense from Ibu. No joy for Ki on that attempt.
Ki seems to have got his legs back now.
Ibu throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Koh Ibu is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ibu leaves Ki with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.

Ibu lands a big head kick that sends Ki tumbling to the mat! Ibu takes a step backwards and waves Ki back to his feet - he wants the finish!
Ibu looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ibu throws out a leg kick but Ki moves out of range and Ibu only half commits.
Ibu walks forward and throws a big overhand right! Ki drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes! Ibu swarms on him with more punches until the referee wrestles him away from Ki's unconscious body! Wow, that was brutal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:32 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Koh Ibu!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Koh Ibu made sure he mentioned Urban Fighter, along with how happy he was to win his fight.
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Event: HFC 99:Curran vs Hellmuth Jr 2     
Date:   May 13, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Scott Keene and Kotetsu Yamamoto. 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
33
158 lbs
16 - 6 - 0
168 cm
25
149 lbs
15 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

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 16 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Scott Keene!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Kotetsu Yamamoto!
The judges for this bout are Fedor Mirinova, Aleksandr Martynov and Konstantin Menshow.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Keene swings for the body but Yamamoto moves out of range.
Keene throws a body punch but Yamamoto moves out of range.
Keene throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Keene connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Yamamoto fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Keene manages to avoid it.
It looked like Keene wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Keene loads up on a big right hand but Yamamoto slips the punch.
Yamamoto is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Keene with a body shot.
Keene has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Rusterman's in the buildup to the fight.
Yamamoto throws a right and a left that Keene avoids nicely.
Yamamoto lands a body shot.
Keene scores with a crisp jab that stopped Yamamoto in his tracks.
Yamamoto darts in looking for a takedown but Keene gets double underhooks and turns Yamamoto into the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Keene throws a hook to the side of Yamamoto's head but Yamamoto sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Keene swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Yamamoto.
Keene is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Yamamoto tries to clinch up but Keene circles away and keeps his distance.
Keene throwing a counter right hand but Yamamoto manages to avoid it.
Yamamoto moves away from the strike by Keene.

Yamamoto looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamamoto not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Keene knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Yamamoto on the ground.
Yamamoto tries to pass to full mount but Keene defends it.
Yamamoto trying to control from half guard but Keene is working away.
Keene is looking to improve his position.
Keene keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Yamamoto missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Keene is trying to stand up here but Yamamoto is controlling him well.
Yamamoto throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Keene has hold of Yamamoto's hands but Yamamoto slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Yamamoto has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto not landing any meaningful shots this time.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Yamamoto not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Keene avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Yamamoto.
Yamamoto thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Yamamoto throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Keene is trying to stand up here but Yamamoto is controlling him well.
Yamamoto throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Yamamoto drops an elbow to the side of Keene's head.
Yamamoto sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Yamamoto drops an elbow to the side of Keene's head.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Yamamoto lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Keene defending well though.
Yamamoto thows a huge punch but Keene dodges it nicely.
Keene avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Yamamoto.
Yamamoto thows a huge punch but Keene dodges it nicely.

Keene makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Scott Keene is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Yamamoto slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Yamamoto dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Keene connects with a looping right hand.
Yamamoto throws out a loose jab but Keene uses good head movement to avoid it.
Keene swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.

Yamamoto takes the fight into the clinch.
Yamamoto misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Keene misses with some punches.
Yamamoto controlling the action here for a moment.

Yamamoto turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Yamamoto working the ground and pound.

Keene sneaks out the side door and pushes Yamamoto away - he's back to his feet. The crowd show their appreciation for the escape.
Yamamoto throws a looping overhand right but Keene ducks down to avoid it.
A counter left hand to the body from Keene misses its target.
Keene is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yamamoto.
Jab from Keene.
Keene keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Keene misses with a hook to the body
and Yamamoto counters with a straight right hand.
Jab by Yamamoto.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Kotetsu Yamamoto will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Keene throws a big shot that misses.
Keene misses with a straight right.
The fighters circle momentarily. Yamamoto darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Yamamoto throws an overhand right that lands on Keene's shoulder, as Keene tries to avoid the shot.
Keene takes one to the side of the head.

Keene is rocked!
Yamamoto uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Keene.
Yamamoto doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Oh Keene is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Yamamoto blocks a jab.
Keene seems to have got his legs back now.
Yamamoto scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Keene doesn't seem bothered though.
Yamamoto throws a body shot but no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yamamoto scores with a jab to the jaw.
Keene slips a straight right by Yamamoto.
Yamamoto has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Keene slips under a jab from Yamamoto.
Yamamoto misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Keene.
Yamamoto misses with a wild body shot.
An attempted straight right counter from Keene misses the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamamoto throws out a loose jab but Keene uses good head movement to avoid it.
Keene uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Yamamoto swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Keene lands with an overhand left.
Keene lands a jab.
Yamamoto missing with a left hand there. Keene was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Keene swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Yamamoto misses with a body punch
letting Keene counter with a right hand.

Yamamoto is rocked!

Yamamoto gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Yamamoto is still on wobbly legs! Can Keene finish him?
Keene misses with a punch on the inside.
Yamamoto seems to have recovered his senses.
Yamamoto drops down looking for an ankle pick but Keene pulls his leg out and moves away.
Keene ducks under a wild hook from Yamamoto.
The fighters circle momentarily. Yamamoto darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto lands a nice looking body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Yamamoto closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Keene's guard.

Keene scrambles and gets back to his feet.
Keene takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Nice cross by Keene.
Keene looks to score with a jab to the body but Yamamoto is just out of range.
Yamamoto connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Keene's hands.
Keene connects with a crisp jab.
Yamamoto tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Keene was well out of range. Poor timing from Yamamoto.
Keene takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Keene ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yamamoto misses with a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.

Keene tries to sprawl but Yamamoto drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Yamamoto throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Yamamoto trying to pass the guard but Keene defending well.
Yamamoto lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Yamamoto missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Kotetsu Yamamoto has got the better of the ground game so far.
Keene wants to control but Yamamoto is keeping busy.
Yamamoto drops an elbow to the side of Keene's head.
Yamamoto wants to lay and pray for a moment but Keene keeps working.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Yamamoto thows a huge punch but Keene dodges it nicely.
Yamamoto throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Yamamoto lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Yamamoto not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Yamamoto seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Keene does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Keene avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Yamamoto.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Kotetsu Yamamoto 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! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Yamamoto jabs Keene to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Keene swings away with a body shot that misses
and Yamamoto counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Yamamoto swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A little feinted left hand from Keene on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Nice uppercut there from Yamamoto.
Keene throws a hook but Yamamoto avoids it easily.
Yamamoto tests Keene's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Yamamoto ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Keene throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Yamamoto gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A nice right hand lands inside from Yamamoto.
Keene misses with a body punch.
Yamamoto misses with a punch to the body.
Yamamoto tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Keene blocks an uppercut.
Yamamoto has Keene pressed against the cage, preventing Keene from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Keene lands with a right to the head.
Yamamoto has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Keene seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Yamamoto can turn it around.
Yamamoto tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Yamamoto.
Yamamoto is struggling to control the position.
Yamamoto is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Keene pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Yamamoto has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Keene after a bit of a struggle.
Yamamoto scores with a shoulder strike.
Yamamoto makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Yamamoto is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Scott Keene has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Kotetsu Yamamoto.
Yamamoto is looking to take this one to the mat.

Keene breaks the clinch.
Scott Keene has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Keene throws a jab but it's blocked by Yamamoto.
Yamamoto throws a body shot but no joy.
Keene throwing a counter right hand but Yamamoto manages to avoid it.
Good standup being displayed there by Keene as he connects with a hook.
Yamamoto tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Keene defends well and Yamamoto ends up having to push Keene into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.

Yamamoto gets a clinch.
Keene gets underhooks to prevent Yamamoto's takedown attempt.
Keene throws a punch but it's blocked by Yamamoto.
Yamamoto misses with a body punch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Keene blocking some punches.
Yamamoto misses with a hook from the clinch.
Yamamoto can't get the takedown.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Yamamoto is looking to take this one to the mat.
Yamamoto is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Yamamoto takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Keene has a couple of punches blocked by Yamamoto.
Keene throws a punch but it's blocked by Yamamoto.
Yamamoto drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Still in the clinch, Yamamoto scores with a nice short uppercut.
Kotetsu Yamamoto seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Keene gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Yamamoto.
Keene misses with a short punch on the inside.
A nice left hand lands by Yamamoto.
Yamamoto is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Keene lands a body shot.
Yamamoto can't find room to land a body shot as Keene controls the action.
Keene has had enough of the clinch but Yamamoto keeps him there for the moment.
Kotetsu Yamamoto 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.
Keene misses with a punch on the inside.
Keene misses with the head strike.
Keene has a couple of punches blocked by Yamamoto.
A nice right hand lands inside from Keene.
Keene is trying to force a seperation but Yamamoto has the dominant position.
Keene misses with the head strike.
Yamamoto keeps control of Keene as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Yamamoto blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Yamamoto scores with an uppercut up the middle.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Fedor Mirinova scores the fight 27:30
Judge Aleksandr Martynov scores the fight 27:30
Judge Konstantin Menshow scores the fight 27:30

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

Kotetsu Yamamoto took to the mic in his post fight interview and said 'We are NJPW!!!'.
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pop
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RATING
56%

 

Event: GAMMA#633 Junior v Hoshino 2     
Date:   May 13, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Underestimated Dillashaw Junior and Kantaro Hoshino. This should be fireworks!

169 cm
33
140 lbs
29 - 20 - 3
165 cm
36
145 lbs
37 - 8 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Reaper Combatwear

Aspire Clothing
Hellbent



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 29 wins, 20 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Underestimated Dillashaw Junior!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Kantaro Hoshino!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hoshino throws a looping overhand right but Dillashaw Junior ducks down to avoid it.
Donk. Dillashaw Junior catches Hoshino right on the button with a cross.
Hoshino is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Dillashaw Junior lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Hoshino takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Dillashaw Junior throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Hoshino stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
A solid leg kick lands there for Dillashaw Junior.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dillashaw Junior throws a leg kick but Hoshino checks it.
A good leg kick by Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino ducks right into an uppercut from Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
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 wants to land a leg kick but Hoshino is out of range.
A countering left hand to the body from Hoshino misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Dillashaw Junior fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hoshino manages to avoid it.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a left hand
and Hoshino counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Hoshino ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Dillashaw Junior moves away.
Dillashaw Junior looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Dillashaw Junior scoring well with a low kick there.
Underestimated Dillashaw Junior seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a wild body shot.
A big left from Hoshino misses.
Dillashaw Junior tried to score with a low kick but Hoshino checks it.
Dillashaw Junior thuds a left hand into Hoshino's body.
Dillashaw Junior throws a quick inside leg kick.
Dillashaw Junior lands a leg kick that knocks Hoshino off balance momentarily.
Hoshino is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Dillashaw Junior.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino throws a body punch but Dillashaw Junior moves out of range.
Dillashaw Junior throws a sloppy body shot
letting Hoshino counter with a right hand.
Dillashaw Junior throws a push kick but Hoshino slaps the foot to one side.
A nice side step and Hoshino releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Hoshino misses with a hook
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a good low kick that Hoshino was not able to check.
Dillashaw Junior is looking to wear down Hoshino with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Dillashaw Junior scoring well with a low kick there.
Hoshino ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Dillashaw Junior moves away.
As Hoshino tries to get set, Dillashaw Junior tries to push him back and clinch up but Hoshino manages to avoid the attempt.
Dillashaw Junior throws a leg kick which misses Hoshino's front leg but catches the back leg as Hoshino tries to avoid it.
Dillashaw Junior thuds his shin into the meat of Hoshino's side.
A jab from Hoshino finds it's way through Dillashaw Junior's defenses.
Dillashaw Junior swings for the body but Hoshino moves out of range.
Hoshino looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Hoshino takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Dillashaw Junior takes a swing at Hoshino's ribcage but misses.
It seemed like Hoshino was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Hoshino checks the leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior looks to land a left hand but Hoshino moved out of range nicely.
A low kick from Dillashaw Junior misses
and Hoshino counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Hoshino misses with a two punch combination.
Dillashaw Junior uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Hoshino misses with a left hand
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a nice uppercut.
Hoshino's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Dillashaw Junior finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Dillashaw Junior turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Dillashaw Junior avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Dillashaw Junior seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Dillashaw Junior jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Hoshino misses with a double jab
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hoshino's sensitive parts.
The fighters circling - Hoshino throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Hoshino misses with a body shot.
Hoshino misses with a right hand
and Hoshino takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hoshino throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Dillashaw Junior tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Hoshino is able to avoid easily.
Dillashaw Junior thumps Hoshino with a low kick.
Dillashaw Junior looks to score with a jab to the body but Hoshino is just out of range.
Hoshino throws a big shot that misses.
Hoshino misses with a looping right.
Dillashaw Junior feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Hoshino scores with a body shot.
Hoshino swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Dillashaw Junior counters with an outside leg kick.
Hoshino checks a low kick from Dillashaw Junior.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nice cross by Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
A solid leg kick lands there for Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior blocks a jab.
Underestimated Dillashaw Junior is winning the standup battle so far.
Hoshino scores with a nice head shot.
Hoshino takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a low kick.
Hoshino lands with a cross.
Hoshino fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dillashaw Junior manages to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A shot to the body from Hoshino misses
and Dillashaw Junior counters with an outside leg kick.
Hoshino misses with a left hand
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Hoshino gets cracked there but stands up to it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Dillashaw Junior throws a hook but Hoshino blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hoshino throws the left hand but Dillashaw Junior avoids the punch easily.
Dillashaw Junior with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Dillashaw Junior uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Hoshino misses with a looping right.
Dillashaw Junior slips a jab from Hoshino.
A shot to the liver by Hoshino. Beautiful body shot.
Hoshino takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Hoshino throws a predictable looking body shot
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Hoshino checks a leg kick nicely.
Hoshino closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Dillashaw Junior moves away from the strike by Hoshino.
Hoshino misses with the combination.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino ducks right into an uppercut from Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior throws a shot to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Dillashaw Junior connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Hoshino's hands.
Hoshino keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a low kick.
Dillashaw Junior scores with a punch to the head.
Hoshino moves out of range of the strikes.
Hoshino waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior misses the shot to the body.
Hoshino looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Hoshino takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Hoshino misses with a body shot
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a nice body shot.
Dillashaw Junior slips a jab from Hoshino.
Hoshino throws a lazy uppercut
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a left to the body.
Dillashaw Junior swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
A nice inside leg kick there by Dillashaw Junior. That's going to slow Hoshino down.
Hoshino swings for the body but Dillashaw Junior moves out of range.
It looked like Dillashaw Junior wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Hoshino might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Dillashaw Junior has got the better of the exchanges.
Hoshino throws an overhand right that lands on Dillashaw Junior's shoulder, as Dillashaw Junior tries to avoid the shot.
Hoshino moves out of range of the leg kick from Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior throws a low kick but Hoshino moves out of range easily.
As Dillashaw Junior backs off Hoshino throws a huge counter combo but Dillashaw Junior manages to avoid it all.
Dillashaw Junior lands a lovely overhand right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Hoshino. That did some damage!
Hoshino jabs Dillashaw Junior right on the nose. Dillashaw Junior blinks but takes it well.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Dillashaw Junior dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Dillashaw Junior gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
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 slips under a jab.
Dillashaw Junior tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Hoshino manages to circle out of the way.
Hoshino misses with a straight left.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hoshino. Dillashaw Junior does a little dance to reset his feet.
Dillashaw Junior connects with a leg kick. Hoshino looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Dillashaw Junior is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hoshino can do to turn this around?
Hoshino doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Dillashaw Junior fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Hoshino is out of range.
Hoshino on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Underestimated Dillashaw Junior dominated that second round.
That's time! Dillashaw Junior's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Hoshino throws a jab but it's blocked by Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino misses with an uppercut
and Hoshino takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Good standup being displayed there by Dillashaw Junior as he connects with a hook.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a right hand
and Hoshino counters with a straight right hand.
Hoshino jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A nice inside leg kick there by Dillashaw Junior. That's going to slow Hoshino down.
Dillashaw Junior takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Hoshino misses with a lunging right hand
and Hoshino takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Dillashaw Junior lands a leg kick that knocks Hoshino off balance momentarily.
Hoshino moves away from the strike by Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior throws a jab but it's blocked by Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior throws a leg kick but Hoshino checks it.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a few strikes there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a body shot.
A nice side step and Hoshino releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Hoshino throws a hook but Dillashaw Junior avoids it easily.
Dillashaw Junior seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Dillashaw Junior ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Hoshino moves away.
Dillashaw Junior tries to land a leg kick but Hoshino saw it coming and moves away.
Hoshino swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Hoshino misses with an uppercut
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
A bone on bone clash there as Hoshino blocks the leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Hoshino.
Hoshino throws a nice looking combination but Dillashaw Junior bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Hoshino punishes Dillashaw Junior's body with a nice straight punch.
Dillashaw Junior looking to land some kicks to the body here.
A swing and a miss from Hoshino.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior slips under a jab.
Dillashaw Junior looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Hoshino takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Dillashaw Junior thows a leg kick but Hoshino checks it
and Hoshino counters with a nice uppercut.
Dillashaw Junior throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Dillashaw Junior connects with a leg kick. Hoshino looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Hoshino throws a jab but it's blocked by Dillashaw Junior.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hoshino throws a jab but it's blocked by Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior feints and then cracks Hoshino's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hoshino down.
Dillashaw Junior catches Hoshino with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Hoshino ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Dillashaw Junior connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino throws a hook to the side of Dillashaw Junior's head but Dillashaw Junior sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Hoshino waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Hoshino throws a big shot that misses.
As Hoshino backs away, Dillashaw Junior returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Hoshino throws a right hand that misses
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a low kick, right behind Hoshino 's knee.
Dillashaw Junior tries to move into range but Hoshino moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Dillashaw Junior feints and then cracks Hoshino's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hoshino down.
Jab from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Hoshino swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a leg kick.
Dillashaw Junior lands a nice shot that snaps Hoshino's head back.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hoshino. Dillashaw Junior does a little dance to reset his feet.
Dillashaw Junior lands a nice looking body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior tries a head kick but it misses.
Hoshino will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Hoshino throws a big shot that misses.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a shot to the body
and Hoshino counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A low kick from Dillashaw Junior misses
and Hoshino counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A big left from Hoshino misses.
Dillashaw Junior takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Dillashaw Junior throws a body punch but Hoshino moves out of range.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a low kick.
Dillashaw Junior keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Underestimated Dillashaw Junior did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Dillashaw Junior scores with a leg kick.
Hoshino swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Dillashaw Junior fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior lands a jab to Hoshino's midsection.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a wild body shot.
Hoshino throws a shot from downtown. Dillashaw Junior moves away and avoids it.
Dillashaw Junior swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Dillashaw Junior cracks the inside of Hoshino's front leg.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dillashaw Junior fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Hoshino.
A cross from Dillashaw Junior lands.
Hoshino looks to land a right hand but Dillashaw Junior moved out of range.
Hoshino swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
An attempted straight right counter from Dillashaw Junior misses the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Decent striking displayed by Dillashaw Junior there.
Dillashaw Junior throws a leg kick
and Hoshino counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a low kick as Hoshino jumps back.
A big right from Hoshino misses.
Decent striking displayed by Dillashaw Junior there.
Hoshino looks to land a right hand but Dillashaw Junior moved out of range.
As Hoshino tries to get set, Dillashaw Junior tries to push him back and clinch up but Hoshino manages to avoid the attempt.
Dillashaw Junior cracks a nice hook into Hoshino's ribs.
Hoshino just misses with a punch to the body.
Dillashaw Junior fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Hoshino looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Hoshino throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Dillashaw Junior sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hoshino. Dillashaw Junior does a little dance to reset his feet.
A slow jab from Hoshino misses its intended target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior keeps Hoshino at a distance using the push kick.
Good exchange - Dillashaw Junior coming out on top.
Dillashaw Junior throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Hoshino counters with a straight right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hoshino throws a looping overhand right but Dillashaw Junior ducks down to avoid it.
Dillashaw Junior tries to counter by clinching up but Hoshino breaks away and moves out of range.
Hoshino on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Dillashaw Junior throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Hoshino shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
That kick from Dillashaw Junior tenderised Hoshino's leg. Hoshino is trying to keep his angry face on.
Hoshino takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Dillashaw Junior cracks the inside of Hoshino's front leg.
Dillashaw Junior moves away from the strike by Hoshino.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino misses with an uppercut. Dillashaw Junior saw that one coming.
Dillashaw Junior connects with a leg kick. Hoshino looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Hoshino misses with a wild body shot.
Dillashaw Junior takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Dillashaw Junior tries to move into range but Hoshino moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Dillashaw Junior connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Hoshino misses with a left hand
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a leg kick.
Hoshino cracks a nice hook into Dillashaw Junior's ribs.
A left lands for Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a kick to the body.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a low kick as Hoshino jumps back.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Hoshino has time to react.
Dillashaw Junior catches Hoshino with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Dillashaw Junior throws out a leg kick but Hoshino moves out of range and Dillashaw Junior only half commits.
Dillashaw Junior keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Dillashaw Junior fires out a quick counter leg kick but Hoshino just manages to avoid it.
Hoshino throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A big left from Hoshino misses.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Dillashaw Junior.
Dillashaw Junior scoring well with a low kick there.
Hoshino takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Dillashaw Junior lands with a thumping leg kick.
Dillashaw Junior scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Dillashaw Junior on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Underestimated Dillashaw Junior had his way with Kantaro Hoshino in that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Hoshino throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Dillashaw Junior slips under a jab.
Dillashaw Junior lands a nice looking body kick.
A clash of legs there as Hoshino blocks the low kick.
Hoshino throws a big shot that misses.
Dillashaw Junior throws a body punch but Hoshino moves out of range.
Hoshino misses with a hook
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a slapping leg kick.
A chopping leg kick lands by Dillashaw Junior.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dillashaw Junior cracks the inside of Hoshino's front leg.
Dillashaw Junior slips under a jab from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Hoshino checks the leg kick nicely there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hoshino misses the jab.
Hoshino throws a lazy uppercut
and Dillashaw Junior connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Hoshino throws a lazy uppercut
and Dillashaw Junior connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Hoshino throws the left hand but Dillashaw Junior avoids the punch easily.
Hoshino throws a right hand that misses
and Dillashaw Junior counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Hoshino takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Dillashaw Junior digs a good hook to Hoshino's body.
Dillashaw Junior misses with a shot to the body
enabling Hoshino to counter with a crisp jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Hoshino misses the target.
Hoshino missing with a left hand there. Dillashaw Junior was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Hoshino misses with a wild combination.
Dillashaw Junior is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Hoshino.
Kantaro Hoshino has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior lands with a hook. Hoshino tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
A slow jab from Hoshino misses its intended target.
Hoshino misses with a hook. Dillashaw Junior ducked under it nicely.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Dillashaw Junior connects with an inside leg kick.
Dillashaw Junior lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Dillashaw Junior thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Hoshino if he has to take too many more of those.
A clash of legs there as Hoshino blocks the low kick.
Dillashaw Junior's corner calls for a 1-2. Dillashaw Junior obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Dillashaw Junior turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior lands with a good body shot.
Dillashaw Junior lands a nice looking kick to the body. Hoshino takes a step back to recover.
Dillashaw Junior avoids the body shot from Hoshino.
Dillashaw Junior tries to counter by clinching up but Hoshino breaks away and moves out of range.
Dillashaw Junior slips under a jab from Hoshino.
A telegraphed right hand from Hoshino misses the target.
Dillashaw Junior lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Underestimated Dillashaw Junior is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Dillashaw Junior walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Hoshino checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Hoshino waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Dillashaw Junior.
A nice leg kick lands there from Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino walks into a straight right hand from Dillashaw Junior.
A telegraphed right hand from Hoshino misses the target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dillashaw Junior moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Dillashaw Junior throws a leg kick
letting Hoshino counter with a right hand.
Hoshino misses with a straight left.
Dillashaw Junior throwing a counter right hand but Hoshino manages to avoid it.
Hoshino moves out of range of the strikes.
Dillashaw Junior throws an overhand right that lands on Hoshino's shoulder, as Hoshino tries to avoid the shot.
Dillashaw Junior turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Dillashaw Junior, as that shot connected.
Hoshino stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Dillashaw Junior.
Hoshino takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Dillashaw Junior thuds his right hand into Hoshino's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Hoshino is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Dillashaw Junior.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Underestimated Dillashaw Junior!

Underestimated Dillashaw Junior decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
65%

 

Event: Syn 523 - Recovery     
Date:   May 05, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between George Pedro and Keiji Mutou. Keiji Mutou will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

176 cm
31
202 lbs
35 - 9 - 2
188 cm
39
213 lbs
32 - 14 - 2
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 9 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, George Pedro!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Keiji Mutou!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pedro misses with a kick to the body

so Mutou counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Mutou postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Mutou trying to control but Pedro is working from the bottom.
Pedro is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Mutou content to stall in guard here.
Mutou throws an elbow that misses. Pedro uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Mutou's guard. Nice move by Pedro!

We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pedro lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Pedro is in close to Mutou's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Mutou looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Pedro loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mutou throwing strikes off his back to little effect.
Mutou throws a couple of shots from the bottom but they don't land.
Mutou wants to sweep here but Pedro controlling him for the moment.
Mutou is looking to sweep but instead, Pedro has passed into half guard.
Mutou is trying to get back to full guard.
Pedro is looking to take a break and control but Mutou is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Mutou wants to improve his position but Pedro is controlling well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are battling for position here. Mutou manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Pedro might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Pedro won't allow Mutou to sweep him here.
Mutou is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Pedro lands a couple of elbows.
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.
Mutou bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Pedro's guard.

Pedro has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Pedro is trying to keep Mutou in close.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pedro keeping moving, preventing Mutou from controlling successfully.
Mutou showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Mutou has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Mutou being controlled here momentarily.
Pedro looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Mutou wants to pass the guard but Pedro is keeping the position.
Pedro trying to keep a closed guard but Mutou is proving a slippery customer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Pedro looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Pedro is working hard here to advance position.
Mutou is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Pedro tries to score a power double leg takedown but Mutou sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Pedro somewhat.
Pedro fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mutou manages to avoid it.
Pedro tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Mutou swivels and escapes.
Pedro throws a hook to the side of Mutou's head but Mutou sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Mutou moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Mutou shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Pedro but Pedro pushes him off and we're back to square one.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Pedro connects with a solid leg kick.
Pedro fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Mutou.

Pedro closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Mutou's guard.
Pedro stands and throws Mutou's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Mutou striking from the bottom but nothing landed.
Mutou manages to get back to half guard.

Pedro is working for a kimura but Mutou is defending it quite comfortably.
Mutou is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mutou punching from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pedro is trying to control. Mutou wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Mutou is looking to improve his position.
Pedro seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Mutou trying to control but Pedro postures up.
Mutou slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
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.
Mutou looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Pedro puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Mutou gets full guard.
Mutou is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Pedro scores with a decent looking elbow strike.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mutou keeping busy, throwing shots from the bottom.
Mutou trying to punch from his back but it's not doing any damage.
Mutou looking to control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Pedro postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Pedro stopping the sweep attempt from Mutou.
Pedro with a nice head shot there.
Mutou lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Pedro manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Mutou manages to get himself to full guard.

Pedro looking to sit in guard and control but Mutou gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Pedro looking to control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mutou trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Mutou postures up in Pedro's guard and throws a big left but Pedro blocks it.
Mutou is stalling in the full guard.
Pedro pulls Mutou in to control the position.
Mutou with a nice head shot there.
Pedro controlling the position.
Pedro is trying to keep Mutou in close.
Mutou wants to control from the top but Pedro keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Pedro tries to land a sweep but no joy.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Mutou accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Pedro keeping moving, preventing Mutou from controlling successfully.
Pedro working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Mutou.
Mutou preventing the sweep.
Pedro trying to control the position.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Mutou trying to control the position from guard on top but Pedro is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mutou connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Mutou bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
Mutou working the ground and pound but Pedro is defending the strikes.
Pedro is looking to regain half guard here but Mutou keeps moving and retains side control.
Mutou wants to lay and pray for a moment but Pedro keeps working.
Pedro is looking for a sweep.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mutou moving around in side mount but really he's just happy to control for now.
Mutou working away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pedro parries the strikes from Mutou easily there. Mutou is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Pedro to escape.
Mutou scores with a couple of short elbows.
Pedro can't do much from the bottom here.
Mutou creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
Pedro tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Mutou wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Pedro manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Mutou tries to strike from the bottom but it doesn't land.
Mutou is looking to get full guard. It looks like he might be successful but at the last minute Pedro jumps into side control!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mutou is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Pedro's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Mutou works his way to full guard. Good work.
Pedro preventing the sweep.
Mutou 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 is trying to control the action in half guard but Pedro is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Mutou works his foot free and advances to mount.
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!
Pedro gets back to half guard.
Pedro is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at Brazilian Elite Team, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Mutou controlling the action here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mutou thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Pedro's head.
Mutou missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Mutou trying to control the action but Pedro is working from the bottom.

Pedro looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Pedro holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
Mutou working over Pedro with some ground and pound. Pedro looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Mutou throwing shots but Pedro is blocking nicely.

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.
Pedro gets back to full guard.
Mutou trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Pedro manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!

Mutou is striking from the bottom but Pedro uses the opportunity to pass into half guard.
Mutou is trying to get back to full guard.
Mutou trying to get back to full guard but Pedro takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
Mutou is in all sorts of trouble here.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Pedro working the ground and pound effectively.
Pedro with a couple of short strikes.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Keiji Mutou just about did enough to take it.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Pedro darts in looking for a takedown but Mutou gets double underhooks and turns Pedro into the cage.
Pedro uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mutou.
Pedro tries to clinch but Mutou is having none of it.
Mutou drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Pedro defends it well.
Pedro tries to close the distance and clinch but Mutou swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Mutou digs a good body shot into Pedro's ribs.
Mutou takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Pedro misses with a body shot.
Pedro fails with an attempt to clinch.
Nice takedown defense from Mutou. No joy for Pedro on that attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Mutou tries to sprawl but Pedro drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Mutou gets full guard.
Mutou looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Pedro puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Pedro is keen to just control but Mutou is a slippery customer.
Mutou taking some punishment here, with Pedro in his half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pedro slips a nice elbow through Mutou's hands, connecting with Mutou's forehead.
Mutou is looking to improve his position.
Pedro looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Mutou with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Pedro is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Mutou manages to get to full guard.
Mutou tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Mutou is still trying to improve position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Mutou is on top in guard.

Mutou postures up in Pedro's guard and throws a big left but Pedro blocks it.
Mutou looking to sit in guard and control but Pedro gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Mutou looking for a sweep. Not yet Mutou, not yet.
Pedro pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Mutou is keeping the position for now.
Mutou looking to hit a scissor sweep but Pedro is one step ahead there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pedro wants to control from the top but Mutou keeps moving.
Pedro working some strikes from top position.
Mutou bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Pedro's guard.

Pedro is trying to control the position but Mutou postures up.
Mutou trying to control the position from guard on top but Pedro is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mutou postures up.
Pedro is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Mutou is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
George Pedro overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Mutou throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Mutou in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Mutou scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mutou trying to control the position from guard on top but Pedro is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Pedro is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that George Pedro will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Pedro connects with a solid leg kick.
Pedro closes the distance but Mutou moves to the side

and Mutou counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Mutou thows a huge punch but Pedro dodges it nicely.
Mutou looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Pedro with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Pedro wants to get back to full guard.
Mutou lands with a punch from half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pedro is looking to improve his position.
Mutou working over Pedro with some ground and pound. Pedro looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Mutou wants to free his trapped foot but Pedro is holding on for dear life with his legs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mutou throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Pedro is looking for a sweep. Mutou is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Mutou looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Pedro trying to control but Mutou postures up.
Mutou is keen to just control but Pedro is a slippery customer.
Mutou missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Pedro is looking for a sweep. Mutou is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Mutou not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Mutou in particular looking to stall.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Pedro throws a body kick that misses.
Pedro thows a leg kick but Mutou checks it
enabling Mutou to counter with a crisp jab.
Mutou avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Mutou throws a body shot but no joy.
Pedro tries to clinch but Mutou moves out of range.
Pedro dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

Pedro closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Mutou quickly recovers to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mutou gets back to full guard.
Pedro trying to control the position from guard on top but Mutou is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Mutou wants to sweep here but Pedro controlling him for the moment.
Pedro working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Pedro scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Pedro preventing the sweep.
Mutou bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Pedro's guard.

Mutou trying to control the position from guard on top but Pedro is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Pedro pulls Mutou in close to his closed guard and prevents Mutou from doing any damage or advancing position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mutou working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Pedro's head.
Mutou working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Mutou won't allow Pedro to sweep him here.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Pedro holds on and takes a little breather.
Pedro working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Mutou.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mutou lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Mutou throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Pedro works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Mutou is looking to work some ground and pound but Pedro has wrist control.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 47:48
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 47:48
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 47:48

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

Keiji Mutou is the new light heavyweight champion!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Keiji Mutou waved his t-shirt featuring Aspire Clothing's logo in front of the cameras.
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Event: UGD 55:Tanaka Vs Shevchenko II     
Date:   Apr 29, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ken Tanaka and Taras Shevchenko. Ken Tanaka could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Taras Shevchenko's chin.

200 cm
24
300 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
190 cm
28
265 lbs
23 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Counter fighter
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

Aspire Clothing
Sully's Bar & Grill



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 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Ken Tanaka!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Taras Shevchenko!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, James Atkins and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tanaka takes a swing at Shevchenko's ribcage but misses.
A swing and a miss from Tanaka.
Shevchenko unleashes a big counter combination but Tanaka bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Tanaka throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tanaka throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Shevchenko is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Tanaka misses with a hook.
Shevchenko drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tanaka defends it well.
Tanaka throws a hook to the side of Shevchenko's head but Shevchenko sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tanaka lands with an uppercut that bounces Shevchenko off the cage and back into range.

It looks like Taras Shevchenko has been cut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Shevchenko shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Tanaka but Tanaka pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Shevchenko shoots in but Tanaka avoids the takedown attempt easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tanaka misses with a straight left.
Ken Tanaka is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Tanaka connects with a body shot.
Shevchenko keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tanaka misses with a straight right.
Shevchenko looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tanaka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Shevchenko manages to avoid it.
Shevchenko is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Tanaka feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Shevchenkos jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Tanaka looks to score with a jab to the body but Shevchenko is just out of range.
Ken Tanaka seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Shevchenko misses with a takedown attempt
and Tanaka counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ken Tanaka has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Taras Shevchenko.
Nice uppercut there from Tanaka.
Shevchenko goes for a double leg but Tanaka avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Tanaka continues to drive forward.
Tanaka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Shevchenko moves away.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Shevchenko.
Tanaka loads up on a big right hand but Shevchenko slips the punch.
A little jabbing left from Shevchenko on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Shevchenko with a poor takedown
and Tanaka counters with a nice uppercut.

That has opened up Taras Shevchenko's cut even more.
Shevchenko shoots in for a takedown but Tanaka shows good takedown defense.
Tanaka is looking to counter punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Tanaka misses the target.
Shevchenko tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Shevchenko defending well as Tanaka loads up on a big left hand.
Shevchenko swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Shevchenko with a poor takedown
and Tanaka counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Shevchenko slips a jab from Tanaka.
Tanaka lands a right hook to the body.
Tanaka fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Shevchenko looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Tanaka connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Tanaka lands with a right hand.
Shevchenko takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.

The cut above Taras Shevchenko's eye is starting to cause him problems now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Shevchenko shoots in looking for a takedown but Tanaka manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Shevchenko's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Tanaka lands with a cross.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tanaka scores with a body shot.
Tanaka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Shevchenko moves away.
A decent looking cross lands there for Tanaka.

Taras Shevchenko's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.

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

Shevchenko is rocked!

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:54 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Ken Tanaka!
Ken Tanaka retains his super heavyweight title!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Ken Tanaka waved his t-shirt featuring Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)'s logo in front of the cameras.
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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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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 thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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 thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that 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
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G S C
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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
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Excellent grappler
Lethal high kicks
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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 thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that 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!!!'.
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RATING
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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

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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.'.
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RATING
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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

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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.'.
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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

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 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.
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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

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 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.
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