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Event: ABW 97 O'Byrne - Attack     
Date:   Jan 11, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Petro Pspic (ranked 8894 p4p, 585 weight class) and Toshi Hijikata (ranked 2182 p4p, 251 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

178 cm
21
166 lbs
6 - 6 - 0
178 cm
22
159 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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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 6 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Petro Pspic!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Toshi Hijikata!
The judges for this bout are Marco Blurström, Arvi Lind and Tarja Halkonen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pspic walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Pspic tries a head kick but it misses.
Pspic is looking to land body kicks.
Hijikata slips a jab and a cross from Pspic.
Hijikata thuds a left hand into Pspic's body.
Pspic takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Pspic thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Hijikata if he has to take too many more of those.
Pspic looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Pspic has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Holding Cell in the buildup to the fight.
Hijikata lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Hijikata looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Pspic was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Pspic avoids a kick to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hijikata checks a leg kick.
Hijikata throws a nice inside leg kick.
Pspic on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Pspic throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Hijikata looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Hijikata scoring well with a low kick there.
Hijikata bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Pspic's head backwards.
Hijikata throws a sloppy head kick and Pspic moves out of range easily.
Pspic attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hijikata lunges at Pspic with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Pspic's hand.
Pspic tries to land a front kick but Hijikata steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Hijikata looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Nice jab there from Hijikata.
Pspic takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Hijikata has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Hijikata is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Pspic had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Hijikata jabs Pspic to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Pspic moves out of range of the body kick.
Pspic blocks the body kick.
It looked like Pspic was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Pspic fails to land with a series of punches.
Pspic takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Hijikata lands an overhand right.
A head kick by Pspic misses

and Hijikata counters with a crisp one two that drops Pspic! Hijikata thinks about following him to the mat for a moment but instead steps back and waves Pspic to his feet! Pspic is in big trouble!

Pspic is rocked!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A head kick misses from Pspic.
Oh Pspic is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Pspic scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Pspic seems to have got his legs back now.
Hijikata misses with a low kick.
Hijikata looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Pspic throws a body kick that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hijikata scores with a nice body kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Hijikata.
Hijikata scores with a nice strike.
Pspic throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Pspic tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Nice uppercut there from Hijikata.
Hijikata connects with a jab.
Hijikata connects with a single shot there.
A shot to the body from Pspic misses
and Hijikata counters with a nice uppercut.
Hijikata lands with a nice body kick.
Pspic throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Hijikata, right into the meat.
Pspic rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Hijikata moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Pspic takes one to the side of the head.
Hijikata lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Pspic thuds his shin into the meat of Hijikata's side.
Hijikata throws a half hearted mid kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hijikata scores with a jab to the body.
Hijikata scores with a punch to the head.
Pspic throws a head kick that misses.
Pspic fails to land with a series of punches.
Hijikata lands a nice looking body kick.
Pspic takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Pspic throws a combination that misses
and Hijikata counters with a stiff right hand.
Pspic is breathing heavily.
Hijikata delivers a nice body kick.
Pspic scores with a hook to the body. Hijikata takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Pspic tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Pspic misses with a body kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pspic misses with a wild combination.
A little jabbing left from Hijikata on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Pspic gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Hijikata.
Hijikata dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A solid body kick from Hijikata.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hijikata punishes Pspic's body with a nice straight punch.
Hijikata lands a right hook to the body.
Crunch! Hijikata slams his shin into Pspic's torso.

Hijikata sends Pspic crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Hijikata is motioning to the referee to let Pspic up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
Hijikata connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Pspic's hands.
Both fighters step back and shake their arms out. Hijikata engages and cracks Pspic with a massive lead left hook - Pspic tumbles to the floor, out cold! What a shot! Hijikata is delighted - all that hard work in training paid off!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:27 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Toshi Hijikata!
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Event: ABW 95 Jones- Fujiwara     
Date:   Jan 04, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Colt Jones (ranked 482 p4p, 67 weight class) and Yoshi Fujiwara (ranked 1031 p4p, 141 weight class). Colt Jones has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

183 cm
22
200 lbs
11 - 1 - 0
184 cm
21
185 lbs
6 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

Vikai Gear
Urban Fighter

Revenge Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Colt Jones !
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Yoshi Fujiwara!
The judges for this bout are Ben Zyskovitsi, Arvi Lind and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fujiwara misses with a looping left.
Fujiwara shoots in looking for a takedown. Jones tries to sprawl out of it but Fujiwara keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Jones manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Jones tries to clinch but Fujiwara moves away

and Fujiwara decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Jones 's guard.
Jones has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Jones is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Fujiwara is controlling him.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fujiwara throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Jones works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Jones not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Jones has momentary wrist control but Fujiwara slips an elbow through the middle.
Fujiwara throws an elbow that misses. Jones uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Fujiwara's guard. Nice move by Jones !

Jones is looking to stand up but Fujiwara won't let him.
Jones has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Fujiwara has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Jones can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Fujiwara 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.

Jones decides he's had enough of playing guard and decides to stand. Come on Fujiwara, up you get!
Jones bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Fujiwara's head backwards.
Jones looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Fujiwara moves out of range as Jones strikes.
Jones misses with a combination
and Fujiwara counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Jones misses with a straight left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jones throws a jab when Fujiwara was well out of range.
Fujiwara connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Fujiwara misses with a body shot
and Jones counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Fujiwara gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Jones .
Jones connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Fujiwara throws a body punch but Jones moves out of range.
Jones swings widly with a right hand
and Fujiwara counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jones throws a right and a left that Fujiwara avoids nicely.
Jones digs a good body shot into Fujiwara's ribs.
Fujiwara stuns Jones with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Fujiwara misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jones .

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jones swinging wildly here.
Fujiwara tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Fujiwara misses with a takedown attempt - Jones sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Jones throwing a counter right hand but Fujiwara manages to avoid it.
Fujiwara takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Jones avoids the body shot from Fujiwara.
Jones keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jones looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Jones misses with the combination.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A decent looking cross lands there for Fujiwara.
Fujiwara is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Jones rather than just go for the knockout.
Jones misses with a jab, cross combination.
Colt Jones is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Fujiwara misses with a shot to the body
and Jones counters with a straight right hand.
Fujiwara throws a body punch but Jones moves out of range.
Jones lands with a cross.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jones throws a hook but Fujiwara blocks it.
Jones rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Fujiwara decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Jones 's guard.
Jones is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Fujiwara is controlling him.
Jones 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.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A lazy left from Fujiwara finds it's target.
Jones misses the jab.
Jones thows a left - swing and a miss!
Fujiwara connects with a body shot that sends Jones 's belly button to the back.
Jones throws the left hand but Fujiwara avoids the punch easily.
Jones misses with a double jab.
Fujiwara misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jones .
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Some wild striking there from Jones .
Fujiwara misses the shot to the body.
Colt Jones is winning the standup battle so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jones wants to clinch but Fujiwara slips to the side
and Fujiwara counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Jones thinking.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fujiwara. Jones does a little dance to reset his feet.
Fujiwara lands a body shot.
Jones throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jones keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Fujiwara.
Sloppy strikes from Jones . Those never looked like landing.
Fujiwara lands a jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Jones misses the target.
Jones throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Fujiwara now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Fujiwara bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Jones 's head backwards.
Fujiwara throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jones sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Fujiwara bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jones is trying to get back to half guard.

Fujiwara is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Jones knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Fujiwara misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Jones is looking for a sweep.
Jones looks to move to half guard but instead Fujiwara has passed into mount! Damn!
Jones is in all sorts of trouble here.
Fujiwara controlling the pace for now.
Jones is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara lands a couple of good shots and Jones has given up his back, trying to escape the position!
Jones is taking damage to the body and head.
Fujiwara loading up with punches from the back mount - how long can Jones hold on?
Jones is trying to stand back up.
Oooh a big shot gets through from Fujiwara. Many more shots like that and the referee will have to think about stepping in!
Jones is in bad spot here.
Jones is trying to get back to his feet but Fujiwara has full control of the position and if anything, Jones has just worked his way into a worse spot.
Fujiwara gets his hooks in and is throwing strikes.
Fujiwara throwing lazy shots from the back mount that aren't doing any damage.
Jones trying to get back to his feet but Fujiwara is in full control for now.

Fujiwara is working really hard to secure the rear naked choke. Jones defends successfully for a significant amount of time. Both fighters are looking very determined.
Fujiwara punches the canvas rather than the man.
Fujiwara has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

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

Jones preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Fujiwara.
Fujiwara misses with punches from the back.
Jones trying to get back to his feet but Fujiwara is in full control for now.
Fujiwara landing with strikes.
Fujiwara avoiding Jones 's attempts to control his hands.
Fujiwara landing with strikes.
Jones tries to roll but Fujiwara sticks to his back.
Jones takes a big shot to the side of the head.
Fujiwara missing with strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Yoshi Fujiwara 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!


Fujiwara takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Jones looks to clinch
and Fujiwara counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Fujiwara has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Jones thuds his right hand into Fujiwara's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Fujiwara fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jones manages to avoid it.
Nice defenses there by Jones .
Fujiwara doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Jones wants to clinch up but Fujiwara keeps it at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jones looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Jones slips a straight right by Fujiwara.
A telegraphed right hand from Fujiwara misses the target.
As Fujiwara looks to move away, Jones throws a big counter combo but Fujiwara just gets out of the way.
Jones swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Fujiwara counters with a nice body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jones lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Fujiwara defending well as Jones loads up on a big left hand.
Nice body punch from Fujiwara.
Fujiwara swings and misses with a shot to the body
letting Jones counter with a right hand.
A punch combination from Jones misses.
Jones misses with a series of wild punches.
Fujiwara connects with the punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Fujiwara staying out of range there.
Fujiwara goes for a double leg but Jones avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Jones continues to drive forward.
Fujiwara misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Jones counters with a stiff right hand.
Colt Jones is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Fujiwara thows a left - swing and a miss!
Fujiwara misses the shot to the body.
Jones scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Fujiwara looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Jones is fending him off so far but Fujiwara persists. Nope, Jones circles away and we're back to standing.
Jones seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Colt Jones has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Yoshi Fujiwara.
Jones throws a right hand that Fujiwara ducks under and follows up with a left that Fujiwara also avoids with ease.
Jones keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jones ducks under a wild hook from Fujiwara.
A punch combination from Jones misses.
Fujiwara throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fujiwara ducks under a wild hook from Jones .
Fujiwara misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jones .
Fujiwara throws a predictable looking body shot
and Jones counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Fujiwara lands a nice looking body shot.
Fujiwara on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Jones cracks Fujiwara with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Jones swings for the body but Fujiwara moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jones .
Jones throws a lazy right hand but Fujiwara sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Fujiwara throws a lazy right hand but Jones sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jones fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

Jones clinches.

Fujiwara breaks from the clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jones misses with the combination.
Fujiwara tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Fujiwara throws a right hand that misses
and Jones counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jones throws an overhand right that lands on Fujiwara's shoulder, as Fujiwara tries to avoid the shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Colt Jones clearly takes that round.
That's time! Jones 's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Jones throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jones misses with a jab, cross combination.
Fujiwara blocks a jab.
Fujiwara changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fujiwara. Jones does a little dance to reset his feet.
Fujiwara uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Jones swinging wildly here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jones takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Jones takes a body punch but keeps moving.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Some wild striking there from Jones .
Fujiwara doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Jones throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Fujiwara counters with a takedown into side control.
Fujiwara misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.
Jones parries the strikes from Fujiwara easily there. Fujiwara is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Jones to escape.
Fujiwara lands an elbow.
Jones is trying to buck Fujiwara off.
Yoshi Fujiwara has got the better of the ground game so far.
Fujiwara throws a strike aimed at the side of Jones 's head but Jones avoids it well.
Fujiwara working the ground and pound from side control.
Fujiwara scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Jones to see if he's OK.
Jones parries the strikes from Fujiwara easily there. Fujiwara is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Jones to escape.
Fujiwara connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Jones some visible discomfort.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fujiwara scores with a couple of short elbows.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Fujiwara cracks Jones with a big right hand but Jones just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Fujiwara tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Fujiwara lands an elbow.
Fujiwara working the head with strikes.
Fujiwara trying to control the action but Jones is working from the bottom.
Fujiwara in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Fujiwara connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Jones some visible discomfort.
Fujiwara wants to lay and pray for a moment but Jones keeps working.
Jones is trying to get back to half guard.
Jones dodges the ground and pound from Fujiwara.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jones takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.

Jones bucks up and manages to escape back to his feet!
Fujiwara throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fujiwara misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jones .
Jones moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Jones misses with the combination.
Jones uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fujiwara.
A slow jab from Fujiwara misses its intended target.
Fujiwara slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara shoots in but no luck this time.
Fujiwara ducks under a wild hook from Jones .
Jones moves out of range as Fujiwara strikes.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jones throws a lazy right hand but Fujiwara sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jones on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Fujiwara lands a nice hook to Jones 's body. Jones takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Fujiwara lands a slapping body shot.
Jones takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
A slow jab from Fujiwara misses its intended target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Yoshi Fujiwara 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!


Jones scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Jones throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Fujiwara with the counter takedown but Jones avoids it easily.
Fujiwara ducks under a wild hook from Jones .
Jones bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Fujiwara's head.
Fujiwara slips a jab and a cross from Jones .
The crowd cheers as Fujiwara lands an impressive looking overhand right. Jones doesn't seem phased though.
Jones bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fujiwara misses the shot to the body.
Jones throws an overhand right that lands on Fujiwara's shoulder, as Fujiwara tries to avoid the shot.
Fujiwara pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jones misses with a body shot.
Jones slips a straight right by Fujiwara.
Fujiwara throws a good cross that connects.
Nice defenses there by Fujiwara.
Some wild striking there from Jones .
The fight stays on the outside here - Jones looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Fujiwara misses with an uppercut
and Fujiwara takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Fujiwara is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jones .
It looked like Jones wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Fujiwara misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Jones counters with a stiff right hand.
Fujiwara takes a swing at Jones 's ribcage but misses.
Jones takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Fujiwara displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jones throws out the jab.
A countering left hand to the body from Fujiwara misses.
Jones swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fujiwara throws an off balance right hand
and Jones counters with a right hand to the body.
Fujiwara takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jones wants to clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara misses with a takedown
and Jones counters with a three punch combo that has Fujiwara backing up. Fujiwara nods at Jones to acknowledge the strikes.
Fujiwara misses with a jab to the body
and Jones counters with a nice uppercut.
Jones takes one on the button.
Jones slips a jab from Fujiwara.
Jones 's corner calls for a 1-2. Jones obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

Fujiwara is rocked!
Fujiwara gets clipped by a big right hand and goes down spinning to the canvas! Jones gets the back mount and begins to drop bombs on his rocked foe! Fujiwara is too out of it to defend against the strikes and the referee jumps in to save him from the beatdown!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Colt Jones !
Colt Jones retains his middleweight title!
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RATING
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Event: ABW 91     
Date:   Dec 21, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Trevor Lawson (ranked 1714 p4p, 237 weight class) and Kagekatsu Uesugi (ranked 1528 p4p, 214 weight class). Lawson's entrance music is Wait and Bleed by Slipknot. A fine choice. Trevor Lawson could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Kagekatsu Uesugi's chin.

180 cm
22
185 lbs
8 - 7 - 0
182 cm
22
174 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Powerful

KOMBAT KLOTHING

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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 8 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Trevor Lawson!
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, Kagekatsu Uesugi!
The judges for this bout are Matti Vanhoillinen, Johanna Lukiainen and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lawson misses with a hook.
Uesugi throws a body punch but Lawson moves out of range.
Uesugi throws a body punch but Lawson moves out of range.
A jab lands there for Lawson.
Uesugi avoids a punch combination nicely.
Lawson sets himself, and Uesugi steps forward looking for the clinch! Lawson avoids it this time.
A jab from Uesugi misses.
Lawson has been working on his boxing with his coaches at White's ELITE Fitness Gym in the buildup to the fight.
The fighters circling - Lawson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Uesugi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Lawson.
Lawson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Uesugi wants to clinch up but Lawson keeps it at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lawson looks to throw the jab but Uesugi is out of range.
A jab from Uesugi misses.
Lawson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Uesugi tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Lawson counters with a straight right hand.
A looping hook to the body misses from Uesugi. Lawson does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Uesugi throws a big shot that misses.
Uesugi jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Uesugi misses the shot to the body.
Uesugi just misses with a punch to the body.
Lawson takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Kagekatsu Uesugi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Uesugi lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Uesugi throws a body punch but Lawson moves out of range.
Uesugi moves to clinch but Lawson breaks away
and Uesugi takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Nice defenses there by Uesugi.
Uesugi throws a right hand that misses
and Lawson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Uesugi throws a predictable looking body shot
and Lawson counters with a nice uppercut.
Uesugi swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Uesugi misses with a hook
and Lawson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Uesugi is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Lawson rather than just go for the knockout.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Uesugi works Lawson's body with a nice hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Uesugi misses with a wild body shot.
A telegraphed right hand from Uesugi misses the target.
Uesugi throws a hook but Lawson blocks it.
Lawson throwing a counter right hand but Uesugi manages to avoid it.
Uesugi defending well as Lawson loads up on a big left hand.
Lawson is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Uesugi takes a swing at Lawson's ribcage but misses.
Lawson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Uesugi.
Lawson misses with a hook.
Lawson throws an overhand right that lands on Uesugi's shoulder, as Uesugi tries to avoid the shot.
Uesugi cracks Lawson with a right hand to the side of the head.
Uesugi lands with a nice body punch.
Uesugi moves out of range of the strikes.
A looping hook to the body misses from Uesugi. Lawson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Lawson takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
A punch lands to the side of Lawson 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Uesugi scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lawson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Lawson defending well as Uesugi loads up on a big left hand.
Lawson misses with a looping left.
Uesugi missing with a left hand there. Lawson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Lawson swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Uesugi misses the body punch
and Lawson counters with a nice uppercut.
Lawson misses with a hook. Uesugi ducked under it nicely.
Uesugi tries to counter by closing the distance.
Lawson misses with an uppercut
letting Uesugi counter with a right hand.
Uesugi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Uesugi throws a jab but it's blocked by Lawson.
Lawson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Uesugi.
Lawson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A slow jab from Lawson misses its intended target.
Uesugi lunges at Lawson with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Lawson's hand.
Uesugi ducks under a wild hook from Lawson.
Uesugi misses with an uppercut
enabling Lawson to counter with a crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lawson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Uesugi.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Lawson moves away from the strike by Uesugi.
Uesugi darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Good shot there by Uesugi.
Uesugi misses with a body punch
enabling Lawson to counter with a crisp jab.
Uesugi ducks under a wild hook from Lawson.
Lawson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Lawson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Uesugi sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Uesugi now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Lawson lands with an overhand left.
Uesugi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nice body punch from Uesugi.
Lawson is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Lawson missing with a left hand there. Uesugi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Uesugi works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Lawson throws a right hand that misses
and Uesugi counters with a left to the body.
Uesugi staying out of range there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Uesugi lands a nice shot to the body.
Uesugi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Lawson connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Uesugi momentarily.
Lawson misses the jab.
Lawson throws a right hand that misses
and Uesugi counters with a right hand to the body.
Kagekatsu Uesugi seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Lawson swings for the body but Uesugi moves out of range.
Lawson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Uesugi takes a swing at Lawson's ribcage but misses.
Lawson walks into a stiff left hand from Uesugi.
Uesugi swings for the body but Lawson moves out of range.
Uesugi swings for the body but Lawson moves out of range.
Uesugi misses with a lunging right hand
and Uesugi takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Uesugi takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Uesugi clinches with his opponent.
A nice right hand lands inside from Uesugi.
Uesugi tries to throw a body punch but Lawson avoids it by throwing Uesugi back against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lawson taking a breather.
A head punch on the inside from Lawson fails to land.
Uesugi is working Lawson over against the cage.
Uesugi taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Lawson.
Uesugi gets through Lawson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Uesugi softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

Lawson is rocked!
Lawson's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Oh Lawson is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Uesugi pushes Lawson against the cage. Uesugi is working some dirty boxing. Uesugi pushes off with a quick right hook! Lawson goes down! Lawson tries to stand but stumbles back to his kness! Uesugi moves in to finish and the ref steps in to prevent any more damage!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:39 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Kagekatsu Uesugi!
An out of breath and clearly excited Kagekatsu Uesugi thanked Vikai Gear for their help and support (and free stuff they sent him).
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FIGHT
RATING
61%

 

Event: ABW 90 Distacio Jr - Space     
Date:   Dec 19, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Toshi Hijikata (ranked 3305 p4p, 324 weight class) and Esa Kettu (ranked 2918 p4p, 291 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

178 cm
21
159 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
179 cm
21
170 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Decent wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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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 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Toshi Hijikata!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Esa Kettu!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Matti Vanhoillinen and Anni Minnemäki.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kettu missing with a left hand there. Hijikata was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kettu slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Kettu takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Kettu circles away from the clinch attempt.
Hijikata listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Hijikata looks to score with a jab to the body but Kettu is just out of range.
A chopping leg kick lands by Hijikata.
Toshi Hijikata seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hijikata scores with a decent looking hook.
Hijikata jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kettu bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Kettu looks to land a left hand but Hijikata moved out of range nicely.
Hijikata throws a wild body kick that Kettu sees coming a mile off.
Hijikata swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kettu tries a quick counter leg kick but Hijikata is wise to it.
Kettu scores with a punch to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hijikata looks to score with a jab to the body but Kettu is just out of range.
A low kick from Hijikata misses
and Kettu counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Hijikata looks to land a left hand but Kettu moved out of range nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hijikata takes a swing at Kettu's ribcage but misses.
Hijikata avoids the head kick by Kettu.
Hijikata is looking to counter punch.
Hijikata looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Hijikata throws a hook to the side of Kettu's head but Kettu sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Hijikata connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Hijikata slips under a jab from Kettu.
Hijikata bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Hijikata connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

Hijikata has Kettu up against the cage in a clinch.
Kettu is working Hijikata over against the cage.
A short left from Hijikata.
Hijikata tries to work over Kettu's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kettu misses with a punch on the inside.
Kettu struggles to land a body shot inside as Hijikata controls his hands.
Kettu misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hijikata misses with a hook to the ribs.
Hijikata blocks an elbow strike.
Hijikata presses Kettu against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Kettu tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters up against the cage, Kettu throws an elbow but misses.
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!
Kettu has Hijikata pushed against the cage.
Hijikata prevents a body shot from Kettu.
A short left from Kettu.
Kettu lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Kettu lands a body shot.
Kettu lands a nice uppercut.
Kettu being controlled against the cage.
Kettu blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kettu blocks a body shot from Hijikata.
Kettu swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kettu fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Kettu throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Kettu lands an uppercut.
Kettu blocks a body shot from Hijikata.
Hijikata blocks a body shot from Kettu.
Hijikata lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Kettu lands with a left to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hijikata lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Kettu blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Hijikata tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kettu's elbow.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Hijikata tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kettu's elbow.
Kettu pushes Hijikata back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kettu misses with an elbow strike.
Kettu digs a right hand underneath Hijikata's ribcage. Hijikata let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Kettu is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Hijikata misses with a punch to the body.
Hijikata working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Hijikata doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Hijikata goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hijikata lands a right hand.
Kettu pushes Hijikata back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kettu prevents a body shot from Hijikata.

Kettu pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Kettu throws a sloppy head kick and Hijikata moves out of range easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kettu sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Hijikata scores with a shot to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Hijikata misses with a body shot.
Kettu dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kettu throws a jab but it's blocked by Hijikata.
Kettu uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hijikata.
Hijikata throws a low kick but Kettu moves out of range easily.
Kettu throws a body punch but Hijikata moves out of range.
Kettu wants to slow Hijikata down by chopping away at his legs.
Kettu moves out of range of the body kick from Hijikata.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kettu.
A big left from Hijikata misses.
Hijikata scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kettu tries to land a body kick
and Hijikata counters with a straight right hand.
Kettu slips under a jab from Hijikata.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Hijikata uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kettu.
Kettu scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Hijikata fakes the leg kick and cracks Kettu in the body.
The fighters circling - Hijikata throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Hijikata lands with a hook. Kettu tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Toshi Hijikata is winning the standup battle so far.
Kettu swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kettu misses with a wild body shot.
Hijikata displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kettu throws out the jab.

Hijikata moves into range and clinches up with Kettu.
Hijikata lands a shot to the body.
Kettu misses with a body punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hijikata taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Hijikata displaying some good clinch control by pressing Kettu up against the cage.
Esa Kettu seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Kettu doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A short left from Hijikata.
Hijikata tries a body shot but Kettu blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A left hand lands to the body for Hijikata.
Kettu misses with a punch to the body.
Hijikata has Kettu pressed against the cage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kettu creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Hijikata blocks an elbow strike.
Hijikata blocks the elbow strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kettu.
Kettu misses with a hook from the clinch.
Kettu fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Hijikata lands an uppercut.
Kettu blocks a body shot from Hijikata.
Kettu works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Hijikata takes a shot to the head.
Hijikata tries to work over Kettu's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kettu tries a body shot but Hijikata blocks it.
Hijikata tries to throw a body punch but Kettu avoids it by throwing Hijikata back against the cage.
Kettu misses with some punches.
Hijikata's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Hijikata pushes Kettu back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Hijikata lands a right hand that snaps the head of Kettu backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Hijikata goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A left hand lands to the body for Hijikata.
Hijikata lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Kettu or not.
Kettu working aggressively here.
Hijikata scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Kettu prevents a body shot from Hijikata.

Kettu's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Hijikata misses with a low kick.
Kettu throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Hijikata.
Hijikata wants to clinch.
Hijikata misses with a straight left.
Kettu takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

Kettu moves into the clinch successfully.
Hijikata softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A short body shot lands from Hijikata as the two fighters clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hijikata works on Kettu's body with a couple of short punches.
Kettu lands with a light punch inside.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Kettu prevents a body shot from Hijikata.
A right hand to the body from Hijikata.
Kettu has a couple of punches blocked by Hijikata.
A body shot lands from Hijikata.
Hijikata scores with a shot to the side of Kettu's head.
Hijikata keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Kettu's efforts to push away.
The referee calls for Hijikata to work.
Kettu misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hijikata misses with some punches.
Hijikata doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Hijikata misses with the head strike.
Hijikata is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Kettu is keeping busy.
Kettu lands a left hand.
Kettu stalling in the clinch but Hijikata improves position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A hook to the body from Hijikata.
Hijikata lands a right hand that snaps the head of Kettu backwards.
Kettu misses with some punches.
Hijikata scores with a shot to the side of Kettu's head.
Hijikata struggles to land a body shot inside as Kettu controls his hands.
Hijikata tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kettu's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
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!
Hijikata blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hijikata.
Hijikata tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A left hand lands to the body for Hijikata.
Hijikata misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hijikata throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Kettu lands a hook that snaps the head of Hijikata backwards.
Hijikata misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Hijikata blocks a body shot from Kettu.
Kettu is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Kettu lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Hijikata.
Kettu misses with a short punch on the inside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kettu throws a head kick that misses.
Kettu uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hijikata.
Hijikata lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Kettu has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Hijikata.
Hijikata fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kettu manages to avoid it.
Hijikata scores with a decent looking hook.
Hijikata avoids the head kick by Kettu.
Nice defenses there by Kettu.
Kettu throws out a counter right but Hijikata avoids it with no problem.
Kettu lands an overhand right.
Hijikata scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kettu throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Hijikata on the side of the head.
Kettu misses with a straight right.
Hijikata changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Kettu lands with a cross.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Good leg kick by Hijikata there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hijikata throws a body shot but no joy.
Hijikata dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kettu takes one on the button.
Kettu on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Hijikata connects with a solid leg kick.
Hijikata connects with a solid leg kick.
Hijikata connects with a crisp jab.

Kettu pushes Hijikata up against the cage in a clinch.
Hijikata misses with a punch on the inside.
A short right from Kettu on the inside.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Kettu just misses with a elbow thrown towards Hijikata's brow.
Kettu lands a hook that snaps the head of Hijikata backwards.
Hijikata tries to throw a body punch but Kettu avoids it by throwing Hijikata back against the cage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kettu stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Hijikata tries to work over Kettu's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Hijikata.
Hijikata tries a body shot but Kettu blocks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hijikata misses with a hook to the ribs.
Hijikata lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Kettu lands a nice uppercut.
Kettu scores with a nice hook to the head.
Hijikata lands a left hand that snaps the head of Kettu backwards.
Kettu scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Good body shot from Kettu.
Hijikata has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.

Kettu breaks from the clinch.
Hijikata tries to bum rush Kettu with a series of wild strikes but Kettu uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Hijikata is looking to land body kicks.
An inside leg kick lands from Kettu.
Hijikata walks into a straight right hand from Kettu.
Hijikata scores with a punch to the head.
Kettu throws a body punch but Hijikata moves out of range.
Hijikata lands a body shot.
Hijikata displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kettu throws out the jab.
Esa Kettu has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hijikata connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Hijikata fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Hijikata throws a big shot that misses.
A bone on bone clash there as Hijikata blocks the leg kick.
Kettu fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hijikata manages to avoid it.
An attempted straight right counter from Hijikata misses the target.
Good standup being displayed there by Hijikata as he connects with a hook.
The fighters circling - Kettu throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kettu lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hijikata's sensitive parts.
Hijikata stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kettu.
Kettu fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hijikata manages to avoid it.
Good shot there by Hijikata.
Hijikata lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Hijikata misses with a wild body shot.
Kettu bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Toshi Hijikata is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hijikata tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kettu was well out of range. Poor timing from Hijikata.
Hijikata works the jab nicely.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kettu misses with a looping left.
Hijikata misses with a body punch
and Kettu connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kettu takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Hijikata thuds a left hand into Kettu's body.
Kettu throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Hijikata sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A quick step to the side and Hijikata tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hijikata misses with a lunging right hand
and Kettu counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Hijikata takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Good leg kick by Kettu there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Kettu closes the distance and clinches.
Kettu takes a shot to the head.
Hijikata dodges an elbow strike from Kettu.

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 Toshi Hijikata.
Well Hijikata 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 Roosa Järviläinen scores the fight 30:27
Judge Matti Vanhoillinen scores the fight 30:28
Judge Anni Minnemäki scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Toshi Hijikata!
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
73%

 

Event: PFF 11 - Po vs Storm     
Date:   Dec 09, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Shohei Baba (ranked 8307 p4p, 678 weight class) and Bob Fisherman (ranked 6013 p4p, 564 weight class). There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

205 cm
26
275 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
210 cm
26
269 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Solid boxing
KO power
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Shohei Baba!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Bob Fisherman!
The judges for this bout are Igor Prikhodko, Sergei Dronov and Illya Tyunina.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fisherman looks to throw a body kick
and Baba counters with a body kick.
Baba has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Baba there as he acknowledges the shot.
Baba throws a leg kick which misses Fisherman's front leg but catches the back leg as Fisherman tries to avoid it.
Fisherman misses with a double jab
and Fisherman takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Baba misses with a body kick.
Baba keeps Fisherman at a distance using the push kick.
Fisherman takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Fisherman takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Fisherman looks winded!
Fisherman slips a straight right by Baba.
Shohei Baba seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nice uppercut there from Fisherman.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Baba throws a shot from downtown. Fisherman moves away and avoids it.
Fisherman doesn't manage to clinch there - Baba circles away.
Some wild striking there from Fisherman.
Baba throws a leg kick which misses Fisherman's front leg but catches the back leg as Fisherman tries to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fisherman throws a big shot that misses.
Baba with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Baba throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Fisherman closes the distance but Baba moves to the side
and Baba counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Fisherman takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Baba feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Fisherman's calf.
Baba connects with a nice looking jab.
Baba throws a nice outside leg kick.
Baba scores with a spinning back kick!
Baba connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Fisherman chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Baba can pounce on him.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Fisherman drops his hands momentarily and Baba needs no second invitation. He sets himself and throws a perfect high kick, that clips Fisherman just on the top of the head. Fisherman drops like a sack of potatoes to the canvas, out cold! Oooooooh yeah! Stick a fork in Fisherman - he's done!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Shohei Baba!
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
66%

 

Event: ABW 86 Jones- Benavidez     
Date:   Dec 05, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kron Kai (ranked 1148 p4p, 147 weight class) and Yoshi Fujiwara (ranked 2005 p4p, 257 weight class). Both these fighters are unbeaten, so somebody's 0 has got to go!Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

188 cm
21
192 lbs
7 - 0 - 0
184 cm
21
185 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kron Kai!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Yoshi Fujiwara!
The judges for this bout are Marco Blurström, Johanna Lukiainen and Arvi Lind.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kai scores with a body shot.
Kai thows a body kick. Fujiwara tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Fujiwara scores with a hook to the body. Kai takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kai scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Fujiwara looks to land a right hand but Kai moved out of range.
Kai swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kai misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fujiwara.
Fujiwara with the counter takedown but Kai avoids it easily.
Kai scores with a jab to the body.
Fujiwara misses with a wild body shot.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kai, right into the meat.
Kai defending well as Fujiwara loads up on a big left hand.
Kai avoids the body shot from Fujiwara.
Kai throws a big shot that misses.
Fujiwara swings for the body but Kai moves out of range.
Kai takes a swing at Fujiwara's ribcage but misses.
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!
Kai slips under a jab from Fujiwara.
Kai fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Kai doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Kron Kai is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fujiwara scores with a jab to the jaw.
Fujiwara misses with an uppercut.
Kai misses with a hook to the body
and Fujiwara counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kai looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Fujiwara shoots in for a double leg but Kai sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Fujiwara fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kai manages to avoid it.
Kai jabs at Fujiwara's body.
Kai lands a head shot.
An inside leg kick lands from Kai.
Kai cracks Fujiwara with a good jab.
Kai lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Kai fails in his attempt to clinch.
Fujiwara tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kai was well out of range. Poor timing from Fujiwara.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fujiwara shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Kai as he avoids it easily.
A combination from Kai does no damage.
Kai scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fujiwara throws a body shot but no joy.
Kai throws a sloppy body shot
and Fujiwara counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Kai thinking.
Kai waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Fujiwara.

Fujiwara looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
Fujiwara loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Fujiwara throwing strikes but missing.

Fujiwara got a little sloppy there for a moment and Kai has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Fujiwara has managed to get both his arms back between Kai's legs - danger averted.
Fujiwara lands a couple of elbows.
Fujiwara has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Fujiwara throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Kai works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Fujiwara is looking to work some ground and pound but Kai has wrist control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Kai is looking for a triangle but Fujiwara pushes his legs off easily.
Fujiwara is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Fujiwara throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Kai works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Fujiwara scoring with some ground and pound.
Fujiwara stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Kai swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Kai seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Fujiwara pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Kai is keeping the position for now.

Fujiwara avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Kai wants to sweep but no luck.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Fujiwara postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Fujiwara passes into half guard.
Fujiwara missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Fujiwara wants to take a breather but Kai is having none of it.
Fujiwara missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Kai trying to control here.
Fujiwara wants to free his trapped foot but Kai is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Fujiwara not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Fujiwara missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Fujiwara throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Kai to regain full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kai connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Fujiwara's hands.
Fujiwara connects with a body shot.
Kai throws a leg kick but Fujiwara sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kai swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kai steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Fujiwara.
Fujiwara throws a shot to the body.
Kron Kai seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kai throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fujiwara drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Kai defends it well.
No luck for Fujiwara with that takedown attempt.
Kai blocks a jab.
Fujiwara swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kai delivers a nice body kick.
Kai throws a predictable looking body shot
and Kai takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kai throws a right hand that misses

and Fujiwara decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Kai's guard.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Fujiwara throws a big elbow that misses.
Fujiwara looking to pass the guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fujiwara working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Fujiwara scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Fujiwara works over Kai with some ground and pound from guard.
Fujiwara trying to control the position from guard on top but Kai is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fujiwara is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Fujiwara loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Fujiwara accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Fujiwara scoring with punches to the head and body.
Fujiwara throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Kai has control of Fujiwara's left arm, preventing Fujiwara from doing any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Fujiwara passes into half guard.
Fujiwara lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Fujiwara not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Fujiwara throwing shots but Kai is blocking nicely.
Fujiwara not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Fujiwara thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Kai's head.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fujiwara tries to pass the half guard into mount. Kai knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Fujiwara not landing any meaningful shots this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Fujiwara is looking for a kimura here.
Kai is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Fujiwara scores with a couple of nice shots.
Fujiwara not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Fujiwara passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Kai!
Fujiwara scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Kai?
Kai gets back to half guard.
Fujiwara wants to pass to mount but Kai is defending the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara slips a nice elbow through Kai's hands, connecting with Kai's forehead.
Fujiwara looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Kai with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Nice strikes from Fujiwara there.
Fujiwara wants to take a breather but Kai is having none of it.
Yoshi Fujiwara has got the better of the ground game so far.
Kai wants to control but Fujiwara is keeping busy.
Fujiwara missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Fujiwara looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Fujiwara trying to control from half guard but Kai is working away.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Fujiwara lands a nice short elbow.
Kai is trying to maintain the position but Fujiwara is very close to passing his half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Yoshi Fujiwara showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Fujiwara lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Kron Kai is winning the standup battle so far.
Fujiwara pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kai throws a poor cross that misses
and Fujiwara counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Fujiwara avoids the body shot from Kai.
A shot to the liver by Fujiwara. Beautiful body shot.
Kai swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Kai has managed to clinch.
Kai's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Fujiwara is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Kai gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Fujiwara wants a takedown.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kai misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fujiwara is pushing Kai up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Kai struggles to land a body shot inside as Fujiwara controls his hands.
Kai lands with a short shot to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fujiwara lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Fujiwara goes for a takedown in the clinch but Kai prevents it.
Kron Kai has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Yoshi Fujiwara.
Fujiwara lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kai backwards.
Fujiwara misses with a punch to the body.
Kai tries to stall but Fujiwara uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Kai working some nice short punches in the clinch.

Fujiwara works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.
Fujiwara landing some decent shots from guard.
Fujiwara has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Fujiwara passes Kai's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Fujiwara missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.

Fujiwara is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Kai sees it coming and defends easily.
Fujiwara seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara wants to lay and pray for a moment but Kai keeps working.
Kai wants to control but Fujiwara is keeping busy.
Fujiwara working the head and body with strikes.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kai is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Fujiwara scores with a couple of nice shots.
Kai is trying to maintain the position but Fujiwara is very close to passing his half guard.
Fujiwara scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Kai on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Kai is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Fujiwara scores with a couple of nice shots.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara is trying to control. Kai wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Kai avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Fujiwara.
Fujiwara throwing shots but Kai is blocking nicely.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Fujiwara working Kai over with strikes.
Fujiwara slips a nice elbow through Kai's hands, connecting with Kai's forehead.
Fujiwara is looking to take a break and control but Kai is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Kai trying to hold on to Fujiwara's head to control him but Fujiwara postures up.
Fujiwara landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Yoshi Fujiwara is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Fujiwara controlling the action here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara tries to pass to full mount but Kai defends it.
Kai tries to get to full guard but Fujiwara has control of the leg.
Well, if Fujiwara is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.

And that's the end of the fight!
Yoshi Fujiwara comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Fujiwara winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Marco Blurström scores the fight 28:29
Judge Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight 28:30
Judge Arvi Lind scores the fight 28:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Yoshi Fujiwara!
S C
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G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
45%

 

Event: Angry Birds War 84     
Date:   Nov 28, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Kagekatsu Uesugi (ranked 2417 p4p, 336 weight class) and Demon Monkey (ranked 2016 p4p, 287 weight class). Monkey has chosen Bransjehora as his entrance music. Demon Monkey has the eye of the tiger tonight.

182 cm
22
174 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
185 cm
22
180 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

Vikai Gear

Vikai Gear



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 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Kagekatsu Uesugi!
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 Rio de Janeiro, Demon Monkey!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Tarja Halkonen and Matti Vanhoillinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A low kick from Monkey is predictable there
and Uesugi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Monkey looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Monkey is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

It looks like Demon Monkey has been cut.
Monkey moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Monkey misses the shot to the body.
Monkey throws the kick towards the body but Uesugi avoids it.
Monkey scores with a leg kick.
Monkey takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Uesugi chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Monkey can pounce on him.
Uesugi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Uesugi looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Uesugi throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Uesugi steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Monkey. That one must have hurt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Uesugi connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Monkey momentarily.
Monkey on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Monkey throws a quick inside leg kick.
Uesugi thows a left - swing and a miss!
Monkey throws a body kick that misses
and Uesugi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Uesugi misses with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Uesugi stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.

Uesugi clinches with his opponent.
Uesugi lands a hook that snaps the head of Monkey backwards.
A shot in the inside from Monkey.
Monkey tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Uesugi blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Uesugi stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
A nice right hand lands inside from Uesugi.
Monkey jumps guard but Uesugi stands there with Monkey around his waist. Monkey gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Uesugi creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Uesugi doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Monkey gets through Uesugi's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Monkey misses with some punches.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Uesugi is leaning against Monkey and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Uesugi lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Monkey.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Uesugi misses with a punch to the body.
Uesugi just leaning against Monkey, taking a breather.
Monkey tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Uesugi is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Monkey misses with a punch on the inside.
The referee is keeping an eye on Uesugi - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Monkey scores with a shot to the side of Uesugi's head.
A short right from Monkey on the inside.

Monkey pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.

Uesugi clinches.
Uesugi lands a right hand.
Uesugi tries to work over Monkey's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A right hand to the body from Uesugi.
Monkey tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Uesugi lands a shot to the body.
Monkey misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Uesugi stalling the fight.
Uesugi lands with a short shot to the head.
Uesugi lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Monkey.
A hook to the body from Uesugi.
Uesugi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Uesugi misses with a body punch.
Monkey blocks a body shot from Uesugi.
Uesugi misses with a hook to the ribs.
Monkey lands a nice shot to the body.
Uesugi is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Uesugi makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Monkey misses with a body punch.
Uesugi stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Uesugi doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Uesugi working aggressively here.
Uesugi misses with a punch to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Monkey tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Uesugi's elbow.
Uesugi blocking some punches.
Monkey swings wildly with an uppercut but Uesugi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Uesugi blocks a body shot from Monkey.
Monkey misses with a short punch on the inside.
Uesugi lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Uesugi softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Uesugi blocks a body shot from Monkey.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Monkey.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Uesugi works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Uesugi digs a right hand into Monkey's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Monkey's gas tank.
Uesugi lands a left hand.
Uesugi lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Monkey.
Monkey looks winded!
Uesugi lands with a light punch inside.
Uesugi lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Monkey backwards.
Monkey fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kagekatsu Uesugi dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Demon Monkey's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Uesugi with a jab.
Kagekatsu Uesugi is winning the standup battle so far.
Uesugi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Uesugi lands a body shot.
Uesugi blocks the body kick.
Monkey pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Uesugi lands a glancing blow to the side of Monkey's head.
Monkey throws a lazy right hand but Uesugi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Uesugi lands with a cross.
Monkey closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Uesugi lands a slapping body shot.
Monkey misses with a low kick.
Uesugi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Monkey avoids the body shot from Uesugi.
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!
Uesugi throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Uesugi lands a glancing blow to the side of Monkey's head.
Monkey tries to land a leg kick but Uesugi saw it coming and moves away.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Uesugi moves out of range as Monkey throws a body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Uesugi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Monkey throws the kick towards the body but Uesugi avoids it.
Monkey doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Uesugi wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Monkey misses with a low kick as Uesugi jumps back.
Uesugi thows a left - swing and a miss!
Uesugi dodges the punch combination from Monkey.
Uesugi misses with a straight right.
Monkey throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Uesugi counters with a nice uppercut.
Monkey shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Uesugi takes a swing at Monkey's ribcage but misses.
Monkey misses with a looping right.
Monkey takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Monkey scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Monkey uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Uesugi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Uesugi throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Uesugi throws an overhand right that lands on Monkey's shoulder, as Monkey tries to avoid the shot.
Uesugi misses with a wild body shot.
Monkey bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Uesugi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Uesugi has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Uesugi walks into a left hand.
Monkey throws out a leg kick but Uesugi moves out of range and Monkey only half commits.
It looked like Uesugi wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Uesugi digs a good body shot into Monkey's ribs.
Monkey gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
A shot to the liver by Uesugi. Beautiful body shot.
Uesugi throws a body shot but no joy.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Monkey - that will leave a mark!
Monkey moves away from the strike by Uesugi.
Uesugi misses with a shot to the body
and Monkey counters with a straight right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Uesugi throws a jab when Monkey was well out of range.
Monkey avoids the body shot from Uesugi.
Uesugi lands with a cross.
Uesugi is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Monkey can do to turn this around?
Monkey has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Uesugi finds it's way round the side to connect with Monkey's head.
Monkey throws a leg kick but Uesugi checks it.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Monkey.
Nice cross by Uesugi.
Monkey ducks under a wild hook from Uesugi.
Uesugi with a nice cross.
Uesugi connects with a jab.
Monkey throws a body kick that misses
and Uesugi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Uesugi misses with an uppercut.
Monkey misses with a body shot.
It looked like Uesugi was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Monkey.
Uesugi is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Monkey.
Uesugi throws a jab when Monkey was well out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Uesugi throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Uesugi looks to score with a jab to the body but Monkey is just out of range.
A punch lands to the side of Uesugi 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Monkey throws a push kick but Uesugi slaps the foot to one side.
Monkey moves away from the strike by Uesugi.
Uesugi tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Monkey paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Monkey thuds his shin into the meat of Uesugi's side.
Monkey uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Uesugi.
Monkey scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Monkey throws a nice inside leg kick.
Monkey swings for the body but Uesugi moves out of range.
Uesugi appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Uesugi takes a swing at Monkey's ribcage but misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Uesugi throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Uesugi throws a body punch but Monkey moves out of range.
Uesugi cracks Monkey with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kagekatsu Uesugi dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Demon Monkey's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Uesugi looks to score with a jab to the body but Monkey is just out of range.
Uesugi with a jab.
Uesugi cracks Monkey with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Uesugi misses with a straight left.
Monkey keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Uesugi backing away here, and Monkey unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Monkey throws a head kick that misses.
Uesugi drops his hands momentarily and Monkey takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Monkey tries to score with a low kick but Uesugi moves his leg out of the way.
Monkey lands a slapping body shot.
Good leg kick by Monkey there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Uesugi tries to clinch but Monkey moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Uesugi lands with a good body shot.
Uesugi just misses with a punch to the body.
Uesugi lands a jab to the nose.
Monkey misses with a kick to the body
and Uesugi counters with a straight right hand.
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!
Uesugi throws a looping overhand right but Monkey ducks down to avoid it.
Monkey looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Uesugi looks to land a left hand but Monkey moved out of range nicely.
Monkey misses with a hook to the body
and Uesugi counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Uesugi scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Monkey doesn't seem bothered though.
Uesugi digs a good body shot into Monkey's ribs.
Monkey takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Uesugi misses with a hook.
Monkey misses with the body kick
and Uesugi counters with a straight right hand.
Monkey uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Uesugi.
Monkey has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Uesugi wants to clinch.
Uesugi cracks a nice hook into Monkey's ribs.
Uesugi lands with a nice body punch.
Uesugi works the jab nicely.
Demon Monkey has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Monkey lands a leg kick that knocks Uesugi off balance momentarily.
Uesugi scores with a body shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Good leg kick by Monkey there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Monkey gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Uesugi.
Uesugi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Uesugi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Monkey misses with a low kick.
Monkey walks into a left hand.
Uesugi misses with a straight right.
Monkey will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Uesugi fails with an attempt to clinch.
Monkey finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Monkey defending well as Uesugi loads up on a big left hand.
Uesugi sizes up Monkey with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Monkey connects with a solid leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Monkey just misses with a punch to the body.
Monkey fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Jab, jab by Monkey - just one landing.
Monkey missing with a left hand there. Uesugi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Monkey fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Uesugi manages to avoid it.
Uesugi closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Jab from Uesugi.
Monkey ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Uesugi's jab looks to have found its range, popping Monkey under the eye.
Monkey connects with a nice looking jab.
Monkey throws out a leg kick but Uesugi moves out of range and Monkey only half commits.

Uesugi drives through and clinches with Monkey against the cage.
Kagekatsu Uesugi is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Uesugi managing to block the knees to the body from Monkey.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Monkey.
Kagekatsu Uesugi has scored more points in the clinch so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Monkey is pushing Uesugi up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Monkey tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Uesugi is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Monkey throws a punch but it's blocked by Uesugi.
Uesugi blocks an uppercut.
Monkey misses with some punches.
Monkey swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Monkey misses with a short punch on the inside.
Monkey tries to break free but Uesugi pushes him back against the cage.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kagekatsu Uesugi showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Uesugi 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 Roosa Järviläinen scores the fight 30:27
Judge Tarja Halkonen scores the fight 30:27
Judge Matti Vanhoillinen scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kagekatsu Uesugi!

Kagekatsu Uesugi made sure to mention his sponsor, Vikai Gear in his post fight interview.
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pop
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RATING
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Event: Combate FL: Aas vs Doubtfire     
Date:   Nov 11, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Loke Westlund (ranked 200 p4p, 31 weight class) and Masa Sanada (ranked 229 p4p, 36 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

178 cm
28
170 lbs
18 - 5 - 0
180 cm
23
174 lbs
9 - 0 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Loke Westlund!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Masa Sanada!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, James Ackerman and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Westlund tries to clinch up.
Westlund cracks Sanada with a good jab.
Westlund has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Xtreme MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Sanada lands with a right hand.
A big right from Sanada misses.
A shot to the liver by Westlund. Beautiful body shot.
Sanada dips to his left and cracks Westlund with an uppercut!
A low kick from Westlund misses
and Sanada counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Westlund is rocked!

It looks like Loke Westlund has been cut.
Westlund attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Sanada looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Westlund is looking to slow Sanada down with leg kicks.
Westlund jabs at Sanada's body.
Westlund jabs Sanada right on the nose. Sanada blinks but takes it well.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Westlund is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Westlund throws a leg kick but Sanada moved away.
It seemed like Sanada was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Westlund throws a lazy uppercut
and Sanada counters with a nice body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Westlund avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Westlund dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Nice defenses there by Westlund.
Sanada misses with a straight right.
Westlund tries to counter by clinching up but Sanada breaks away and moves out of range.
Westlund misses with a low kick as Sanada jumps back.
Westlund moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Nice cross by Sanada.
Westlund slips a straight right by Sanada.
Westlund is looking to clinch.
Westlund throws a leg kick that misses.
Westlund displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sanada throws out the jab.
Sanada throws a jab when Westlund was well out of range.
Westlund misses with a head kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sanada misses with a wild body shot.
Westlund appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Sanada might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Good leg kick by Westlund there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Sanada blocks the body kick.
Sanada checks a low kick from Westlund.
Jab by Sanada.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sanada steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Westlund. That one must have hurt.
Westlund looks for the body kick but Sanada saw that one coming.
Sanada throws a body shot but no joy.
Sanada circles away from the clinch attempt.
Sanada drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

Westlund moves into the clinch.
Sanada is looking to control Westlund's arms but Westlund gets an underhook and turns him. Now Sanada has his back to the cage.
Sanada is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Sanada wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Westlund has him pressed against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sanada stalling.

Sanada breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Sanada misses the body punch
and Westlund counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Westlund misses with a lunging right hand
and Sanada counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Sanada pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Westlund is looking to counter punch.
Westlund misses with a low kick.
Sanada throws out a counter right but Westlund avoids it with no problem.
An inside leg kick lands from Westlund.
Westlund cracks the inside of Sanada's front leg.

Westlund clinches up with Sanada and pushes him back against the cage.
Sanada is looking to break free of the clinch but Westlund has double underhooks.
Westlund goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Sanada breaks from the clinch.
Westlund tries to land a body kick
and Sanada counters with a nice uppercut.
Westlund moves out of range as Sanada strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Westlund.
Sanada tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Westlund was well out of range. Poor timing from Sanada.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sanada throws a hook but Westlund avoids it easily.
Sanada on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Westlund. Westlund obviously looking to wear him down.
Westlund moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Westlund fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Sanada has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Sanada throws a body punch but Westlund moves out of range.
Sanada looks to throw the jab but Westlund is out of range.
Sanada misses with a lunging right hand
and Westlund counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Sanada jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Westlund uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Sanada.
Loke Westlund seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sanada connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Westlund chopping away at his opponent's legs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Loke Westlund will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Loke Westlund'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.



Sanada tries to keep at a distance but Westlund has taken the fight into the clinch.
Westlund misses with a hook to the ribs.
Westlund misses with some punches.
Sanada is trying to break free.
Sanada wants to stall.
A hook to the body from Westlund.

Sanada pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Westlund throws a body punch but Sanada moves out of range.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Sanada's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Westlund misses with a punch on the inside.

Sanada breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sanada. Westlund does a little dance to reset his feet.
Westlund lands a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Westlund connects with a solid leg kick.
Sanada rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Westlund counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Sanada stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Westlund.
Sanada takes a head kick and keeps coming.
A punch combination from Sanada misses.
Sanada tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Westlund was well out of range. Poor timing from Sanada.
Sanada works the jab nicely.
Sanada moves away from the strike by Westlund.
Nice shot by Westlund.
Sanada throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Westlund throws a quick counter head kick but Sanada was just out of range.
A nice leg kick lands there from Westlund.
Westlund throws a leg kick that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Westlund on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A swing and a miss from Sanada.
Westlund connects with the punch.
Westlund tries to clinch there but Sanada circles away.
Sanada throws a lazy uppercut

and Westlund counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Westlund.
Sanada is trying to stall.
Westlund swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Westlund throws a head punch that misses.
Westlund lands a left hand.
Westlund lands with a light punch inside.
Westlund working aggressively here.

Sanada breaks the clinch.
Westlund will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sanada throws a hook to the side of Westlund's head but Westlund sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Sanada blocks the body kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Sanada! But no joy.
Sanada misses the shot to the body.
Westlund tries to close the distance and clinch but Sanada swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Sanada misses with a looping left.
Sanada throws a body shot but no joy.
Westlund tried to counter with a leg kick but Sanada avoided it.
That kick from Westlund tenderised Sanada's leg. Sanada is trying to keep his angry face on.
A punch lands to the side of Sanada 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Sanada chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Westlund can pounce on him.
Westlund feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Sanada's calf.
Westlund throws a hook but Sanada blocks it.
Sanada swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Sanada rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Westlund counters with a good low kick that Sanada was not able to check.
Sanada throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Westlund is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Sanada can do to turn this around?

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sanada takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Sanada moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Sanada takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Westlund tries to work over Sanada's front leg with a kick but Sanada checks it.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Westlund misses with a hook
and Sanada counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Westlund lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Westlund cracks Sanada with a good jab.
Loke Westlund is winning the standup battle so far.
Westlund throws a low kick, looking for Sanada's leg but Sanada calmly moves out of range.
Sanada waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Westlund.
Westlund chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Westlund scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Westlund works Sanada's body with a nice hook.
Westlund looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Loke Westlund dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Loke Westlund's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Westlund throws a chopping leg kick but Sanada manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Westlund tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Sanada is able to avoid easily.
Westlund feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Sanada's calf.
Sanada with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Sanada checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Westlund scores with a kick to the body.
Westlund throws a nice head kick!
Sanada lands a jab.
Sanada throws an off balance right hand
and Westlund counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sanada throws a shot to the body.
Westlund connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Westlund misses with an attempted mid kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sanada waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Westlund.
A little feinted left hand from Westlund on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Westlund uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sanada.
Sanada ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Westlund moves away.
Westlund lands a slapping body shot.
Sanada rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Westlund moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Sanada takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Westlund lands the left hand.
Sanada looks to land a left hand but Westlund moved out of range nicely.
A bone on bone clash there as Sanada blocks the leg kick.
Westlund misses with a low kick.
Westlund throws a leg kick that misses.
Westlund explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Sanada waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Westlund.
Masa Sanada has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sanada lands a body shot.
Both fighters circling a little - Westlund finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Sanada throws a poor cross that misses
and Westlund counters with an outside leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Westlund fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Sanada.
Westlund swings for the body but Sanada moves out of range.
Sanada walks into a stiff left hand from Westlund.
A nice inside leg kick there by Westlund. That's going to slow Sanada down.
Westlund pushes Sanada away with a front kick.
Sanada tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Sanada scores with a jab to the head.
Westlund chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Sanada lets his hands go wild with a nice combination. Left! Right! Uppercut! Spinning backfist! Westlund goes down and covers up as Sanada starts wailing on him! The ref watches the action closely before stepping in and putting a stop to the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:59 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Masa Sanada!
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RATING
76%

 

Event: ABW 79 Murhaa - Pi Fian     
Date:   Nov 09, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Aleksandar Rasic (ranked 22746 p4p, 592 weight class) and Toshi Hijikata (ranked 4023 p4p, 382 weight class). Toshi Hijikata is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

174 cm
21
156 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
178 cm
21
159 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent MT
Cuts easily
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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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 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Aleksandar Rasic!
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, Toshi Hijikata!
The judges for this bout are Tarja Halkonen, Johanna Lukiainen and Roosa Järviläinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rasic shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Hijikata as he avoids it easily.
Hijikata bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Hijikata throws a hook to the side of Rasic's head but Rasic sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Hijikata swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Rasic.
Rasic is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Hijikata misses with a straight right.
Hijikata throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Hijikata throws a good cross that connects.
Toshi Hijikata seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hijikata throws a body punch but Rasic moves out of range.
Rasic keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rasic keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Rasic throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Hijikata swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hijikata lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Rasic at a distance.
Nice takedown defense from Hijikata. No joy for Rasic on that attempt.
Toshi Hijikata is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Horrible takedown attempt by Rasic or perhaps it was just good defense by Hijikata, which made it look bad.
It seemed like Hijikata was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Aleksandar Rasic. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Hijikata cracks Rasic with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Rasic moves in looking to clinch but Hijikata pushes him off.
Rasic is trying hard to land a takedown here. Hijikata sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Hijikata ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Rasic moves away.
Hijikata misses with a body punch
and Rasic counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Rasic tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Hijikata swivels and escapes.
Hijikata throws a big shot that misses.
Hijikata lands a jab to Rasic's midsection.
Nice body punch from Hijikata.
A decent looking cross lands there for Hijikata.

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

Rasic is rocked!

It looks like Aleksandar Rasic has been cut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hijikata misses with an attempted mid kick.
Rasic quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Oh Rasic is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hijikata ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Hijikata ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Rasic is breathing heavily.
A jab from Rasic misses.
A little jabbing left from Hijikata on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Rasic with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Hijikata to score with a decent uppercut.
Rasic keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Rasic gets caught by a big overhand right and goes down! Hijikata gets on top of him and starts throwing some serious punches until the ref intervenes and stops the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:28 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Toshi Hijikata!
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Event: AD498: Cro Cop     
Date:   Nov 05, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Kotetsu Yamamoto (ranked 233 p4p, 21 weight class) and Bill Bronson (ranked 413 p4p, 49 weight class). Kotetsu Yamamoto could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Bill Bronson's chin.

168 cm
27
149 lbs
19 - 6 - 1
164 cm
34
153 lbs
22 - 11 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Powerful

Arcticus University: London
Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$)

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 1 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 22 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Bill Bronson!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Dillan Fox and Ian Loll.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bronson slips a jab from Yamamoto.
Yamamoto moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Yamamoto on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Bronson lands an overhand right.

Yamamoto gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Bronson to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Bronson loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Bronson throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Bronson throwing strikes from guard but Yamamoto blocks nicely.
Bronson working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Yamamoto's head.
Bronson working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Bronson throwing strikes but missing.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Yamamoto wants to sweep here but Bronson controlling him for the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamamoto is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Bronson works his way to full guard. Good work.
Yamamoto trying to control the position from guard on top but Bronson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Bronson is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Yamamoto is aware though and is defending well.
Yamamoto stopping the sweep attempt from Bronson.
Yamamoto postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto chips away with some ground and pound.
Yamamoto lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Yamamoto accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Bronson looking to hit a scissor sweep but Yamamoto is one step ahead there.
Bronson is trying to control the position from the bottom.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Bronson is on top in guard.

The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Bronson stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Yamamoto swivels though and keeps the full guard.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Bronson working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Bronson is looking to work some ground and pound but Yamamoto has wrist control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bronson trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Bronson with a flurry of punches that miss.
Bronson throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Yamamoto works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Yamamoto trying to punch from his back but it's not doing any damage.
Bronson won't allow Yamamoto to sweep him here.
Bronson lands a couple of elbows.
Bronson is working Yamamoto over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Bronson won't allow Yamamoto to sweep him here.
Bronson distracts Yamamoto with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Bronson looking to pass the guard.
Yamamoto keeping moving, preventing Bronson from controlling successfully.
Bronson postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bronson lands a couple of decent looking shots.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Yamamoto is on top in guard.

Bronson controls Yamamoto momentarily but Yamamoto frees himself.
Bronson tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Yamamoto content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.

Bronson is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Yamamoto is aware though and is defending well.
Bronson trying to control the position here.
Bronson wants to sweep here but Yamamoto controlling him for the moment.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Bronson is on top in guard.

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

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


Yamamoto ducks under a wild hook from Bronson.
Yamamoto will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Bronson looks to land a left hand but Yamamoto moved out of range nicely.
Bill Bronson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Bronson fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Yamamoto has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Yamamoto swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Bronson feints the counter takedown.
Bronson misses with a looping left.
Bronson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Bronson feints the counter takedown.
Bronson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Yamamoto paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Bronson slips under a jab from Yamamoto.
Bronson changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yamamoto scores with a body shot.
Bronson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Bronson throws a hook but Yamamoto avoids it easily.
Yamamoto appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Bronson throws out a loose jab but Yamamoto uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bronson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yamamoto.
Bill Bronson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Yamamoto cracks Bronson with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Nice jab there from Yamamoto.
Bronson walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Yamamoto checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
An attempted straight right counter from Yamamoto misses the target.
Bronson throws a shot from downtown. Yamamoto moves away and avoids it.
Bronson misses with a hook
and Yamamoto counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Bronson misses the shot to the body.
A slow jab from Bronson misses its intended target.
Bronson just misses with a punch to the body.
Yamamoto throwing a counter right hand but Bronson manages to avoid it.

Yamamoto drives through with a takedown into guard.
Bronson looking for a sweep. Not yet Bronson, not yet.
Yamamoto lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Bill Bronson has got the better of the ground game so far.
Yamamoto trying to control but Bronson is working from the bottom.
Yamamoto working some strikes from top position.
Bronson has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Bronson looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Yamamoto makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Yamamoto wants to control from the top but Bronson keeps moving.

Bronson is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Yamamoto defends well.
Yamamoto keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Bronson's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto controls from within his opponent's guard.
Yamamoto passes Bronson's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Bronson tries to get to full guard but Yamamoto has control of the leg.
Bronson gets full guard.
Yamamoto postures up.
Yamamoto trying to control the position from guard on top but Bronson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Bronson is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto wants to get back to full guard.
Bronson throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Bronson working over Yamamoto with some ground and pound. Yamamoto looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Bronson throwing shots but Yamamoto is blocking nicely.
Bronson looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Yamamoto blocking the ground and pound attempt from Bronson.
Yamamoto works his way to full guard. Good work.
Bronson looking to pass the guard.
Bronson won't allow Yamamoto to sweep him here.
Yamamoto lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Bronson 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 that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Kotetsu Yamamoto will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Yamamoto moves out of range of the strikes.
Yamamoto changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Bronson misses with a hook
and Yamamoto counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Bronson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Yamamoto.
Yamamoto throws a shot from downtown. Bronson moves away and avoids it.
A low kick from Bronson misses

so Yamamoto counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Bronson can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Yamamoto controls the pace.
Yamamoto won't allow Bronson to sweep him here.
Bronson looking to control but Yamamoto passes into half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yamamoto is nestled in close to Bronson, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Yamamoto is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Yamamoto looks to score some points with some ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bronson is trying to get back to full guard.
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. Yamamoto connects with a nice short shot to Bronson's temple.
Yamamoto lands with a punch from half guard.
Bronson makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Bronson.
Bronson 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.

Bronson is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Yamamoto defends well.
Yamamoto won't allow Bronson to sweep him here.
Yamamoto scores with a decent looking elbow strike.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto pushing down on Bronson's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

Bronson looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Bronson is looking to improve his position.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Bronson is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Yamamoto is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Yamamoto takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bronson taking some punishment here, with Yamamoto in his half guard.
Yamamoto seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.

Bronson looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Yamamoto trying to control from half guard but Bronson is working away.
Yamamoto looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Bronson with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.

Bronson is rocked!
Yamamoto working over Bronson with some ground and pound. Bronson looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Bronson is still in real trouble! Can Yamamoto finish him?
Bronson moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Yamamoto pushing down on Bronson's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bronson is looking to control Yamamoto's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Bronson avoid being mounted?
Bronson seems to have recovered his senses.
Bronson wants to improve his position but Yamamoto is controlling well.
Bronson slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Bronson wants to sweep here but Yamamoto controlling him for the moment.

Bronson is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Yamamoto defends well.
Yamamoto controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Yamamoto stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Bronson swivels though and keeps the full guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kotetsu Yamamoto showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Yamamoto 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 Trevor Gratis scores the fight 29:28
Judge Dillan Fox scores the fight 29:28
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 29:28

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

As Kotetsu Yamamoto got his breath back, he grabbed the microphone and managed to blurt out the following: We are NJPW!!!'.
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RATING
38%

 

Event: PFF 6 - Tony vs Cook     
Date:   Nov 04, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Shohei Baba (ranked 7180 p4p, 660 weight class) and DeMarlon Holmes (ranked 4976 p4p, 525 weight class). Shohei Baba could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to DeMarlon Holmes's chin.

205 cm
26
275 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
197 cm
19
250 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Solid Muay Thai
KO power
BJJ Blue Belt
Lethal high kicks
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Shohei Baba!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, DeMarlon Holmes!
The judges for this bout are Illya Tyunina, Viktor Lagutenko and Vladimir Khabensky.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Holmes avoids the body shot from Baba.
Nice jab there from Baba.

It looks like DeMarlon Holmes has been cut.
Holmes buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Baba throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Baba throws a front kick aimed at Holmes's knee but Holmes avoids it well.
Holmes takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Baba avoids the body shot from Holmes.
Baba swings and misses with a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Baba lands an overhand right.

Holmes closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Holmes throws an elbow that misses.
Holmes misses with some punches.
Holmes swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Holmes has Baba pressed against the cage.
Baba looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Holmes works on Baba's body with a couple of short punches.
Holmes misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Holmes struggles to land a body shot inside as Baba controls his hands.
Holmes swings wildly with an uppercut but Baba uses good head movement to avoid it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Holmes.
Baba blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Holmes is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Holmes lands a body punch in the clinch.
Holmes has Baba pushed against the cage.
Holmes lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Holmes lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Holmes keeps control of Baba as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.

Holmes pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Baba throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Holmes counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Baba is breathing heavily.
Holmes throws a shot to the body.
Holmes throws a quick inside leg kick.
Baba walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Baba throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Holmes walks forward and throws a big overhand right! Baba drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes! Holmes swarms on him with more punches until the referee wrestles him away from Baba's unconscious body! Wow, that was brutal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:42 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). DeMarlon Holmes!
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
42%

 

Event: C29: Sanada vs Gracie     
Date:   Oct 21, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Masa Sanada (ranked 291 p4p, 46 weight class) and Royce Gracie (ranked 894 p4p, 146 weight class). Gracie has chosen Jiu Jitsu by Smoke Serpent as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
23
174 lbs
8 - 0 - 0
185 cm
21
179 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Powerful takedowns
Counter fighter
Powerful

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 8 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Masa Sanada!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Royce Gracie!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Paulsen Ambrosius and Albert Achterberg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gracie tries to score a power double leg takedown but Sanada sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Gracie somewhat.
Gracie shoots in for a takedown but Sanada shows good takedown defense.
Sanada takes a swing at Gracie's ribcage but misses.
We've been told by Sanada's head coaches at Rings Russia that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Nice sprawl there from Sanada as Gracie shoots in.
Masa Sanada has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Royce Gracie.
Sanada connects with a good right hand that stumbles Gracie. Gracie circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Sanada scores with a jab to the body.
Sanada fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gracie shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Sanada as he jumps to the side.
Gracie misses with a takedown
and Sanada counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Masa Sanada is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Sanada connects with a body shot.
A jab lands there for Sanada.

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

Gracie is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Sanada seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gracie throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Gracie being controlled here momentarily.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Sanada lands with an uppercut that bounces Gracie off the cage and back into range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gracie fails with the takedown.

Gracie dives in and scores a takedown into Sanada's guard.

Sanada is scooting his butt against the cage and has managed to get back to his feet. Gracie presses him back against the cage, presumably looking to take the fight back to the mat.
Sanada lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gracie backwards.
Sanada stops a takedown attempt from Gracie.
Sanada gets underhooks to prevent Gracie's takedown attempt.
Sanada is working Gracie over against the cage.
Sanada has Gracie pressed against the cage.
Sanada lands with a right to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sanada lands a shot to the body.

Gracie breaks from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A left lands for Sanada.
Sanada bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

Gracie is rocked!
Sanada circles away before darting back in with a big straight right hand. It connects beautifully and sends Gracie tumbling to the canvas! He's out cold! Sanada wins by KO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:17 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Masa Sanada!
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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RATING
41%

 

Event: Angry Birds War 73     
Date:   Oct 19, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Liu Bei (ranked 3642 p4p, 412 weight class) and Yoshi Fujiwara (ranked 2630 p4p, 320 weight class). Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

182 cm
20
185 lbs
7 - 3 - 0
184 cm
20
185 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Granite chin

//buriedALIVE// Fight Gear

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Liu Bei!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Yoshi Fujiwara!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Anni Minnemäki and Johanna Lukiainen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bei tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Fujiwara paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Bei tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Fujiwara counters with a straight right hand.
Fujiwara looks to land a combination but Bei avoids it well.
Bei is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Bei doesn't manage to clinch there - Fujiwara circles away.
Fujiwara is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Nice takedown defense from Bei. No joy for Fujiwara on that attempt.

Bei gets a clinch.
A short right from Bei.
Bei tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Fujiwara avoids it.
Bei lands a shot to the body.
Fujiwara blocks a body shot from Bei.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bei misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fujiwara on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Bei lands an elbow just above Fujiwara 's eye.
Bei tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

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

Fujiwara drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fujiwara throws a strike but Bei rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.


Fujiwara looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Bei wants to control from the top but Fujiwara keeps moving.
Bei showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Fujiwara is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Bei is looking to escape.
Fujiwara throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Fujiwara trying to pass the guard but Bei defending well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bei avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Fujiwara.

Fujiwara is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Bei is just riding it out for now. Fujiwara eventually gives up the hold.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Bei gets back to full guard.
Fujiwara forces his way into half guard.
Fujiwara thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Bei's head.
Fujiwara landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bei is trying to stand back up but Fujiwara is controlling him
Fujiwara throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Fujiwara trying to control the action but Bei is working from the bottom.
Fujiwara throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Fujiwara thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Bei keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Bei on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Fujiwara passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Bei!
Fujiwara avoids the attempt from Bei to control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Bei manages to regain half guard whilst avoiding the strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara is looking to advance position but Bei won't allow it.
Fujiwara throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Bei to regain full guard.
Fujiwara throws a big elbow that misses.
Fujiwara lands a couple of elbows.
Bei avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Bei keeping moving, preventing Fujiwara from controlling successfully.
Fujiwara working some strikes from top position.
Bei can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Fujiwara controls the pace.
Fujiwara loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Fujiwara is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Yoshi Fujiwara dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Bei wants to clinch.
Bei tries to clinch there but Fujiwara circles away.
Bei tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Fujiwara manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Bei is looking to clinch.
Fujiwara keeps the fight on the outside.
We've been told by Bei's head coaches at FIERCE {{$500/wk}} that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
The fight stays on the outside here - Bei looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Fujiwara scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Bei doesn't seem bothered though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bei tries to clinch but Fujiwara moves away
and Fujiwara counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Fujiwara connects with the punch.
Bei wants to clinch
and Fujiwara counters with a right hand to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fujiwara swats away the attempt to clinch by Bei.
Fujiwara throws a shot from downtown. Bei moves away and avoids it.
Fujiwara misses with a looping right.
Bei appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Bei tries to clinch up but Fujiwara circles away and keeps his distance.
Fujiwara changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Bei tries to clinch up.
Bei doesn't manage to clinch there - Fujiwara circles away.
Fujiwara has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Bei misses with a head kick.
Fujiwara is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Bei wants to clinch
and Fujiwara counters with a right hand to the body.
Liu Bei is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Fujiwara avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Bei keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Fujiwara.
Fujiwara has a takedown stuffed.
Yoshi Fujiwara seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Bei tries to close the distance and clinch but Fujiwara swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Fujiwara let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Bei closes the distance and clinches.
Bei keeps control of Fujiwara as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Bei lands a left hand.
Bei misses with an elbow strike.

Fujiwara manages to break the clinch.
Bei pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Fujiwara feints the counter takedown.
Bei is looking to clinch.
Bei tries to clinch but Fujiwara moves out of range.
Fujiwara circles away from the clinch attempt.
The fight stays on the outside here - Bei looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
The fighters circle momentarily. Fujiwara darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
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!
Bei throws a push kick but Fujiwara slaps the foot to one side.
Fujiwara throws out a counter right but Bei avoids it with no problem.
Bei throws a right and a left that both miss.
Liu Bei is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Fujiwara lands with a good body shot.
Bei fails with an attempt to clinch.
Fujiwara scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Bei throws a wild body kick that Fujiwara sees coming a mile off.
Fujiwara is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Bei.
Bei appears to be looking for a counter takedown.

Bei drives through and clinches with Fujiwara against the cage.
Bei tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Fujiwara prevents a body shot from Bei.
Bei goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Fujiwara blocking some punches.
Fujiwara blocking some punches.
Good body shot from Bei.
Bei lands an uppercut.

Fujiwara breaks from the clinch.
Bei misses with a series of wild punches.
Fujiwara feints the counter takedown.
Liu Bei seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Fujiwara keeps the fight on the outside.
Bei tries to clinch but Fujiwara is having none of it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bei tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Fujiwara manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Bei moves in looking to clinch but Fujiwara pushes him off.

Fujiwara bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
Bei is not content to let Fujiwara control the position.
Bei is trying to control Fujiwara's posture but Fujiwara avoids it.
Fujiwara wants to control but Bei is keeping him busy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Yoshi Fujiwara showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Bei wants to clinch up but Fujiwara keeps it at a distance.

Bei moves into the clinch.
Bei tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Fujiwara avoids it.
Fujiwara is trying to break free.
Bei works on Fujiwara's body with a couple of short punches.
Fujiwara blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Fujiwara is trying to force a seperation but Bei has the dominant position.
Bei working aggressively here.

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

Bei kicks Fujiwara off and gets to his feet.
Fujiwara scores with a jab to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bei tries to clinch there but Fujiwara circles away.
Fujiwara is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Bei tries to clinch up but Fujiwara circles away and keeps his distance.
Bei steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Fujiwara.
Bei falls off balance throwing a combination
and Fujiwara counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bei fails in his attempt to clinch.
Bei throws a leg kick but Fujiwara sees it coming and moves out of range.
Bei displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Fujiwara throws out the jab.

Bei rushes Fujiwara and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

Fujiwara breaks the clinch.
Bei wants to clinch.
Fujiwara tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Fujiwara avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Fujiwara avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

Bei clinches with his opponent.

Fujiwara pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Bei tries to bum rush Fujiwara with a series of wild strikes but Fujiwara uses good footwork to avoid the assault.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

Bei darts in and clinches Fujiwara up against the cage.
Fujiwara has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Bei seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Fujiwara can turn it around.
Bei with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Bei misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fujiwara blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.

Fujiwara's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Fujiwara throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.

It looks like Liu Bei has been cut.
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!
Bei slaps away a takedown attempt from Fujiwara, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Fujiwara swats away the attempt to clinch by Bei.
Bei tries to clinch but Fujiwara moves out of range.
Bei throws a head kick that misses.
Bei tries to clinch but Fujiwara is having none of it.
Bei tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Fujiwara manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara throws a body shot but no joy.
Bei wants to clinch up but Fujiwara keeps it at a distance.
Bei is looking to clinch.
Fujiwara keeps the fight on the outside.
Fujiwara moves out of range as Bei strikes.
Fujiwara now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Nice defenses there by Bei.
Bei closes the distance but Fujiwara moves to the side
and Fujiwara counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
The fight stays on the outside here - Bei looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Bei wants to clinch up but Fujiwara keeps it at a distance.
Fujiwara avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
And Fujiwara tries to counter it with a takedown but Bei pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Bei misses with an uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bei moves in looking to clinch but Fujiwara pushes him off.
Bei fails in his attempt to clinch.
Bei is looking to clinch.
Fujiwara throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Fujiwara misses with a looping right.
Bei is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Bei tries to clinch but Fujiwara is having none of it.
Fujiwara with the counter takedown but Bei avoids it easily.
Bei tries to clinch there but Fujiwara circles away.
Bei tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Bei moves in looking to clinch but Fujiwara pushes him off.
Bei tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Fujiwara counters with a straight right hand.

And that's the end of the fight!
Yoshi Fujiwara comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Fujiwara winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Roosa Järviläinen scores the fight 27:30
Judge Anni Minnemäki scores the fight 27:30
Judge Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Yoshi Fujiwara!
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Event: ABW 72 Scrotum - Uesugi     
Date:   Oct 17, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Hairy Scrotum (ranked 950 p4p, 153 weight class) and Kagekatsu Uesugi (ranked 1952 p4p, 290 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

185 cm
21
177 lbs
6 - 0 - 0
182 cm
21
174 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Hairy Scrotum!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Kagekatsu Uesugi!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Tarja Halkonen and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Uesugi takes a swing at Scrotum's ribcage but misses.
Scrotum tries to clinch but Uesugi moves out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Uesugi! But no joy.
Uesugi has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Scrotum is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Scrotum jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Uesugi throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Scrotum stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Scrotum.
Scrotum uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Uesugi.
Uesugi needs to keep his hands up - Scrotum had a free shot at his head there.
Scrotum is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Uesugi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Scrotum.
A swing and a miss from Scrotum.
Uesugi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Scrotum misses with an uppercut. Uesugi saw that one coming.
Uesugi looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Scrotum ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Scrotum missing with a left hand there. Uesugi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A little jabbing left from Uesugi on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Uesugi misses with a hook

and Scrotum counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
A head punch on the inside from Scrotum fails to land.

Uesugi pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Hairy Scrotum seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Scrotum moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Uesugi moves away from the strike by Scrotum.
Uesugi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Uesugi lands with a right hand.
Uesugi connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Scrotum momentarily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Uesugi. Scrotum does a little dance to reset his feet.
Uesugi throws a big shot that misses.
Uesugi lands a right hook to the body.
Uesugi connects with a jab.
A jab from Scrotum finds it's way through Uesugi'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!
Scrotum tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Uesugi was well out of range. Poor timing from Scrotum.
Uesugi looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Scrotum uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Uesugi.
Uesugi throws a body punch but Scrotum moves out of range.
Scrotum takes one on the button.
Uesugi lands a nice shot to the body.
Scrotum tries to clinch up but Uesugi circles away and keeps his distance.
Uesugi cracks Scrotum with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Uesugi connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Uesugi walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Uesugi throws a hook to the side of Scrotum's head but Scrotum sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Uesugi lands with an uppercut that bounces Scrotum off the cage and back into range.
Scrotum throws an overhand right that lands on Uesugi's shoulder, as Uesugi tries to avoid the shot.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Uesugi wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Scrotum misses with a punch on the inside.
Scrotum prevents Uesugi from breaking the clinch.
Uesugi tries to circle away but Scrotum has him pinned against the cage.
Scrotum working aggressively here.
Uesugi blocking some punches.
Uesugi has Scrotum pressed against the cage.
Scrotum prevents Uesugi from breaking the clinch.

Uesugi's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Scrotum lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Scrotum with a hook.
Uesugi takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Scrotum is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Uesugi slips under a jab from Scrotum.
Uesugi displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Scrotum throws out the jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Scrotum cracks Uesugi with a good jab.
A swing and a miss from Scrotum.
Scrotum is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Uesugi throws a jab but it's blocked by Scrotum.
Uesugi slips a jab from Scrotum.
A decent looking cross lands there for Scrotum.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Uesugi throws a good cross that connects.
Uesugi takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Scrotum misses with a hook.
Uesugi slips under a jab from Scrotum.
Scrotum thows a left - swing and a miss!
Uesugi appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Scrotum misses with a looping right.
Uesugi moves out of range of the strikes.
Scrotum throws the left hand but Uesugi avoids the punch easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Scrotum lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Uesugi fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Scrotum looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Uesugi gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Scrotum throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Uesugi on the side of the head.
Scrotum throws a shot to the body.
Scrotum blocks a jab.
Scrotum throwing a counter right hand but Uesugi manages to avoid it.
Scrotum tries to close the distance and clinch but Uesugi swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Scrotum misses with a straight right.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Scrotum throws a lazy right hand but Uesugi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A countering left hand to the body from Uesugi misses.
Uesugi throws a lazy uppercut
and Scrotum counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Uesugi ducks under a wild hook from Scrotum.
Scrotum darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Scrotum throws a body punch but Uesugi moves out of range.
Scrotum closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Uesugi fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Scrotum on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Scrotum throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Uesugi counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Uesugi throws a hook to the side of Scrotum's head but Scrotum sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Scrotum cracks Uesugi with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Uesugi misses the shot to the body.
Scrotum scores with a nice head shot.
Scrotum is looking to clinch.
Hairy Scrotum is winning the standup battle so far.
Scrotum keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Scrotum tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Uesugi paws at him with a jab and circles away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Scrotum stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nice shot by Uesugi.
Some wild striking there from Uesugi.
The fight stays on the outside here - Scrotum looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Uesugi throws a shot from downtown. Scrotum moves away and avoids it.
Jab from Scrotum.
Scrotum connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Uesugi momentarily.
Uesugi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Scrotum.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Uesugi! But no joy.
Scrotum is looking to clinch.
A countering left hand to the body from Uesugi misses.
Uesugi avoids a punch combination nicely.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Uesugi! But no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Uesugi throws a body punch but Scrotum moves out of range.
Scrotum is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Uesugi can do to turn this around?
Scrotum changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Scrotum dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Scrotum lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
A jab lands there for Uesugi.
Scrotum just misses with a punch to the body.
Uesugi takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Scrotum misses with an uppercut
letting Uesugi counter with a right hand.
Scrotum fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Uesugi has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Scrotum lands a jab to Uesugi's midsection.

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!
Scrotum tries to close the distance and clinch but Uesugi swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Scrotum waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Uesugi.
Uesugi throws out a counter right but Scrotum avoids it with no problem.
Scrotum moves out of range as Uesugi strikes.
Scrotum fails in his attempt to clinch.
Uesugi lands a jab to Scrotum's midsection.
Scrotum moves in looking to clinch but Uesugi pushes him off.
Scrotum misses with a left hand
and Uesugi counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A telegraphed right hand from Scrotum misses the target.
Uesugi unleashes a big counter combination but Scrotum bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Scrotum tries to close the distance and clinch up but Uesugi swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Uesugi fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Scrotum lands a nice shot that snaps Uesugi's head back.
Scrotum swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Scrotum lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Uesugi scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
A looping hook to the body misses from Scrotum. Uesugi does a little dance to reset his feet.
A little jabbing left from Uesugi on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
We've been told by Scrotum's head coaches at Zero Tolerance that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Scrotum slips a jab and a cross from Uesugi.
Uesugi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Uesugi throws out a loose jab but Scrotum uses good head movement to avoid it.
Scrotum fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Uesugi on the side of the head.
Scrotum throws a jab when Uesugi was well out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Scrotum tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Uesugi was well out of range. Poor timing from Scrotum.
A cross from Uesugi lands.
Scrotum throws a jab when Uesugi was well out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from Scrotum misses the target.
A nice side step and Uesugi releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Scrotum throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Uesugi! But no joy.
Scrotum throws out a loose jab but Uesugi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Scrotum misses with a looping left.
Scrotum throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Scrotum throws a big shot that misses.
It seemed like Uesugi was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Uesugi lands with an overhand left.
Uesugi slips a jab from Scrotum.
Uesugi loads up on a big right hand but Scrotum slips the punch.
Uesugi looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Scrotum swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Uesugi throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Uesugi moves out of range as Scrotum strikes.
Uesugi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Uesugi misses with a body shot.
Scrotum is looking to counter the offense by Uesugi and move into the clinch.
Scrotum walks into a jab.

The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Scrotum clinches.
Uesugi is trying to break the clinch but Scrotum is controlling him.
A short right from Scrotum on the inside.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Scrotum working aggressively here.
Scrotum swings away with an uppercut that misses.

Uesugi breaks the clinch.
Scrotum throws the left hand but Uesugi avoids the punch easily.
Scrotum walks into a straight right hand from Uesugi.
Scrotum is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Uesugi.
Uesugi misses with a body shot
and Scrotum counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Scrotum with a body punch. A glancing blow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Scrotum darts in and clinches Uesugi up against the cage.

Uesugi pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
A left lands for Scrotum.
Scrotum digs a good body shot into Uesugi's ribs.
Uesugi ducks under a wild hook from Scrotum.
Scrotum ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Uesugi moves away.
Uesugi throws out a loose jab but Scrotum uses good head movement to avoid it.
Uesugi misses with a hook
and Scrotum cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Uesugi scores with a body shot.
Scrotum looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Uesugi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Scrotum.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Scrotum wants to clinch up but Uesugi keeps it at a distance.
Uesugi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Uesugi is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Scrotum scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Uesugi doesn't seem bothered though.
Uesugi changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Uesugi takes one to the chin there.
Uesugi takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Scrotum works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Uesugi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Scrotum.
Scrotum connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Uesugi's hands.
Uesugi avoids the body shot from Scrotum.
Scrotum lands a right hook to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A looping hook to the body misses from Scrotum. Uesugi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Scrotum throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Uesugi throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Scrotum to counter with a crisp jab.
Scrotum misses with a straight left.
Scrotum throws a lazy uppercut
and Uesugi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Uesugi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Scrotum tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Uesugi was well out of range. Poor timing from Scrotum.
A left lands for Scrotum.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Scrotum throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Uesugi lands the left hand.
Scrotum getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Uesugi is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Scrotum.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Scrotum misses the shot to the body.
Uesugi misses with a lunging right hand
and Scrotum counters with a nice uppercut.
Uesugi takes a jab right on the kisser.

Uesugi is rocked!
Scrotum lands with a right hand.
Uesugi is still on wobbly legs! Can Scrotum finish him?
Uesugi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Uesugi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Uesugi seems to have recovered his senses.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Scrotum lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Uesugi blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Uesugi manages to break the clinch.
Scrotum misses with a straight left.
A nice side step and Uesugi releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Scrotum scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Uesugi thuds a left hand into Scrotum's body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A jab lands there for Scrotum.
Uesugi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Scrotum.
Uesugi jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Scrotum throws a right hand that misses
and Uesugi counters with a nice uppercut.
Uesugi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Scrotum.
Uesugi cracks Scrotum with a good jab.
Uesugi misses with an uppercut. Scrotum saw that one coming.
Scrotum walks into a jab.
Uesugi misses with an uppercut
and Scrotum counters with a stiff right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Uesugi throws a shot from downtown. Scrotum moves away and avoids it.
Scrotum misses with a hook to the body
and Uesugi counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Uesugi blocks a jab.
It seemed like Uesugi was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Uesugi throws an overhand right that lands on Scrotum's shoulder, as Scrotum tries to avoid the shot.
Scrotum is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Uesugi.
Uesugi rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Scrotum counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Scrotum slips under a jab.
Scrotum scores with the left hand. Uesugi knows he should have avoided that one.
Scrotum misses with a straight right.
Uesugi throws a hook but Scrotum blocks it.
Uesugi drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Scrotum walks forward and throws a big overhand right! Uesugi drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes! Scrotum swarms on him with more punches until the referee wrestles him away from Uesugi's unconscious body! Wow, that was brutal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:11 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Hairy Scrotum!
Hairy Scrotum retains his welterweight title!
An out of breath and clearly excited Hairy Scrotum thanked Vikai Gear for their help and support (and free stuff they sent him).
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Event: AD492: BPS     
Date:   Oct 15, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Kotetsu Yamamoto (ranked 98 p4p, 12 weight class) and Sergey Panikov (ranked 229 p4p, 28 weight class). Panikov has chosen Fighters as his entrance music. This should be a great matchup!

168 cm
27
149 lbs
19 - 5 - 1
160 cm
37
145 lbs
31 - 15 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 1 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 31 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Sergey Panikov!
The judges for this bout are Robert Douchet, Alec Ball and Elvis Blanc.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yamamoto shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Panikov as he avoids it easily.
Panikov thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Yamamoto if he has to take too many more of those.
A left lands for Yamamoto.
A cross from Panikov lands.
Panikov has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Yamamoto uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Panikov.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Panikov.
Yamamoto looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Panikov misses with a body shot.
Yamamoto's jab looks to have found its range, popping Panikov under the eye.
Yamamoto looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Panikov is fending him off so far but Yamamoto persists. Nope, Panikov circles away and we're back to standing.
Yamamoto scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Yamamoto feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Panikovs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Yamamoto shoots for a takedown but Panikov saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Kotetsu Yamamoto. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Panikov lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Panikov lands with an overhand left.
Yamamoto takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.

Yamamoto is rocked!
Yamamoto cracks a nice hook into Panikov's ribs.
Oh Yamamoto is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Panikov lands with an overhand left.
Panikov throws a jab but it's blocked by Yamamoto.
Yamamoto ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Panikov misses with a straight left.
Yamamoto changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamamoto bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Yamamoto looks for a takedown but Panikov sprawls well.
Panikov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yamamoto was well out of range. Poor timing from Panikov.
Yamamoto seems to have got his legs back now.

Panikov cracks Yamamoto with a big right hand that sends him to the floor! Yamamoto looks wobbly but he's sprung back up to his feet straight away… can Panikov finish him?
Panikov misses with a looping left.
Panikov cracks Yamamoto on the jaw with a powerful right hand and Yamamoto falls backwards against the cage. Panikov follows up with more strikes that drop Yamamoto to his knees. Panikov keeps the pressure on and the referee jumps in to save Yamamoto! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:27 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Sergey Panikov!
Sergey Panikov took some time post fight to say the following; 'You lose to slow learner with little skill, how you feel? I smoke cigarettes, 40 a day, and eat pizza.'.
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Event: ABW 70 Space - Rodgers     
Date:   Oct 10, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Joseph OByrne (ranked 3686 p4p, 340 weight class) and Toshi Hijikata (ranked 3255 p4p, 301 weight class). Toshi Hijikata is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

175 cm
21
160 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
178 cm
21
159 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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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 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Joseph OByrne!
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, Toshi Hijikata!
The judges for this bout are Anni Minnemäki, Tarja Halkonen and Ben Zyskovitsi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hijikata dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
An inside leg kick lands from Hijikata.
Hijikata is looking to slow OByrne down with leg kicks.
Hijikata walks into a left hand.
OByrne avoids the body shot from Hijikata.
Hijikata moves out of range of the body kick from OByrne.
OByrne backing away here, and Hijikata unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
OByrne throws a leg kick but Hijikata checks it.
Hijikata tries a quick counter leg kick but OByrne is wise to it.
OByrne throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hijikata swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hijikata 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 looping hook to the body misses from Hijikata. OByrne does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hijikata throws an ugly left hook that misses
and OByrne counters with a thumping low kick.
OByrne pushes Hijikata away with a front kick.

OByrne moves into range and clinches up with Hijikata.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
OByrne lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Hijikata.
Hijikata working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A hook to the body from OByrne.
Hijikata tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hijikata.

That's one minute gone in the round.
OByrne lands a body shot in the clinch.
OByrne works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
OByrne lands a left hand.
Hijikata looking to stall.

Hijikata breaks the clinch.
OByrne staying out of range there.
Hijikata takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Hijikata has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from OByrne.
Toshi Hijikata seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hijikata shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
As Hijikata backs away, OByrne returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Hijikata throws a predictable looking body shot
and OByrne cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
OByrne throws a chopping leg kick but Hijikata manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
OByrne lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

OByrne gets in close and instigates a clinch.
A right hook to the body lands for OByrne.
OByrne has Hijikata pressed against the cage, preventing Hijikata from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Hijikata wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but OByrne has him pressed against the cage.
Nice body punch from OByrne - that landed with a thud.
Hijikata looks winded!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Hijikata is trying to break free.
OByrne lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Hijikata has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.

OByrne manages to break the clinch.
OByrne blocks the body kick.
OByrne throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hijikata is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down OByrne rather than just go for the knockout.
OByrne throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Hijikata.

It looks like Toshi Hijikata has been cut.
OByrne connects with a solid leg kick.
Hijikata pivots, looking for a leg kick but OByrne is out of range and Hijikata settles back down.
OByrne attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
OByrne looks to land a body kick but Hijikata moved away.
Hijikata steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from OByrne. That one must have hurt.
OByrne lands a front kick.
OByrne looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Hijikata fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt OByrne.
Hijikata takes a body punch but keeps moving.
OByrne connects with a leg kick. Hijikata looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
A punch combination from Hijikata misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Good leg kick by Hijikata there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
OByrne will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Hijikata turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Hijikata throws a chopping leg kick but OByrne manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
OByrne dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Hijikata. That did some damage!
Hijikata misses the shot to the body.
OByrne swings for the body but Hijikata moves out of range.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! OByrne crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Hijikata - the referee stops the clock and OByrne gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Hijikata. OByrne manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Hijikata.
Hijikata on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
OByrne scores with a push kick.
Hijikata looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Some bone on bone action there as Hijikata checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
OByrne connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
OByrne's jab looks to have found its range, popping Hijikata under the eye.
OByrne fails in his attempt to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
That kick from Hijikata tenderised OByrne's leg. OByrne is trying to keep his angry face on.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Hijikata misses with a head kick.
Hijikata takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
OByrne works Hijikata's body with a nice hook.
OByrne moves out of range of the body kick.
OByrne moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Good work by OByrne as he checks the leg kick.
Hijikata misses with a leg kick.
Hijikata moves away from the strike by OByrne.
Hijikata takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Hijikata throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
OByrne lands a nice hook to Hijikata's body. Hijikata takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Hijikata has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from OByrne.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hijikata. OByrne does a little dance to reset his feet.
OByrne scores with a shot to the body.
Hijikata throws a leg kick
and OByrne counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
OByrne scoring well with a low kick there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


OByrne looks to land a body kick but Hijikata moved away.
A chopping leg kick lands by Hijikata.
OByrne throws a solid leg kick but Hijikata takes the impact on his shin and smiles at OByrne.
Hijikata throws a leg kick
and OByrne counters with a nice uppercut.
Hijikata fakes high and swings low for a body shot but OByrne manages to avoid it.
Hijikata feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to OByrne's calf.
OByrne lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
OByrne takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
OByrne takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
OByrne takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Hijikata lands a nice looking body kick.
OByrne stuns Hijikata with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
OByrne lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Hijikata at a distance.
Hijikata checks a leg kick.
OByrne throws a body kick that misses.
Hijikata throws a sloppy head kick and OByrne moves out of range easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hijikata dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Hijikata takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
OByrne backing away here, and Hijikata unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Joseph OByrne is winning the standup battle so far.
Hijikata connects with a solid leg kick.
OByrne connects with a solid leg kick.
OByrne takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Hijikata connects with a leg kick. OByrne looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
OByrne tries to land a leg kick but Hijikata saw it coming and moves away.
A lazy body kick from Hijikata
and OByrne counters with a nice low kick that buckles Hijikata's knee momentarily.
OByrne misses with a leg kick
and Hijikata counters with a good low kick that OByrne was not able to check.
A nice leg kick lands there from OByrne.
Hijikata throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
OByrne throws a push kick but Hijikata slaps the foot to one side.
A head kick from Hijikata lands but OByrne takes it in his stride.
Hijikata throws a body shot but no joy.
OByrne checks the leg kick nicely there.

OByrne closes the distance and pushes Hijikata back into the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
OByrne doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Hijikata in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Hijikata working aggressively here.
OByrne tries to throw a body punch but Hijikata avoids it by throwing OByrne back against the cage.
Hijikata makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Hijikata pushes OByrne back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
OByrne lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Good body shot from Hijikata.
OByrne has a couple of punches blocked by Hijikata.
Hijikata looking to stall.
A short body shot lands from OByrne as the two fighters clinch.
OByrne has Hijikata pressed against the cage, preventing Hijikata from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
OByrne lands a body shot in the clinch.
OByrne pushes Hijikata back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Hijikata misses with the head strike.
OByrne scores with a hook to the body.
A right hook to the body lands for OByrne.
Hijikata is breathing heavily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hijikata stalling in the clinch but OByrne improves position.

OByrne pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
OByrne misses with a double jab.
Hijikata swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from OByrne.
Hijikata tries to land a leg kick but OByrne saw it coming and moves away.
OByrne throws a head kick but Hijikata moves out of range.
Hijikata throws a leg kick but OByrne checks it.
Hijikata looks for the body kick but OByrne saw that one coming.
Hijikata throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
OByrne walks into a stiff left hand from Hijikata.
OByrne fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Hijikata has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
OByrne tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Hijikata is able to avoid easily.
OByrne swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Hijikata counters with a straight right hand.
Hijikata misses with a straight right.
Hijikata throws a leg kick but OByrne moved away.
OByrne quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
OByrne missing with a left hand there. Hijikata was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from OByrne. Hijikata does a little dance to reset his feet.
OByrne looks to score with a jab to the body but Hijikata is just out of range.
Hijikata lands with a kick to the ribs.
OByrne throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Hijikata counters with a good, hard body kick but OByrne shrugs it off.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Hijikata misses with a body shot.
OByrne lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hijikata's sensitive parts.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Hijikata.
OByrne checks a low kick from Hijikata.
Hijikata checks a low kick from OByrne.
Hijikata misses with a body kick.
Hijikata's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Hijikata throws a body punch but OByrne moves out of range.
Hijikata tried to score with a low kick but OByrne checks it.
Hijikata misses with a body kick.
Hijikata misses with the body kick
and OByrne counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Hijikata misses with a body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Hijikata dodges the punch combination from OByrne.
OByrne digs a good hook to Hijikata's body.
Good exchange - OByrne coming out on top.

OByrne clinches with his opponent.
OByrne lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Hijikata.
Hijikata misses with a punch to the body.
Stalling in the clinch from OByrne.
Hijikata trying to control the position but instead, OByrne has worked for underhooks and has pushed Hijikata into the cage.

Hijikata escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hijikata connects with a solid leg kick.
Hijikata looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
OByrne throws a quick counter head kick but Hijikata was just out of range.
OByrne scores with a leg kick.
OByrne moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
OByrne throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
OByrne throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Hijikata's head.
Hijikata throws the kick towards the body but OByrne avoids it.
Hijikata thows a body kick. OByrne tries to catch it but that hurt him.
OByrne throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Hijikata takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
OByrne cracks the inside of Hijikata's front leg.
Hijikata takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
OByrne wants to land a leg kick but Hijikata is out of range.
Hijikata misses with the body kick
and OByrne counters with a slapping leg kick.
OByrne looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Hijikata was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
OByrne blocks a head kick by Hijikata.
An inside leg kick lands from OByrne.
OByrne throws a head kick but Hijikata moves out of range.
Hijikata feints a counter leg kick.
That kick from Hijikata tenderised OByrne's leg. OByrne is trying to keep his angry face on.
OByrne connects with a solid leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hijikata tries to score with a low kick but OByrne moves his leg out of the way.
And OByrne counters with a quick kick to the body but Hijikata blocks it.
OByrne ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Hijikata misses with a low kick as OByrne jumps back.
OByrne stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
OByrne tries to work over Hijikata's front leg with a kick but Hijikata checks it.
OByrne throws a front kick aimed at Hijikata's knee but Hijikata avoids it well.
Hijikata misses with a low kick.
OByrne goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
OByrne scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
OByrne blocks the body kick.
OByrne pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Hijikata thuds his shin into the meat of OByrne's side.
OByrne buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Hijikata ducks down and throws a hook to the body but OByrne moves away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

Hijikata escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Hijikata steps to the side to avoid the strikes from OByrne.
Hijikata on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by OByrne. OByrne obviously looking to wear him down.
Hijikata throws a leg kick but OByrne sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Hijikata checks a low kick from OByrne.
Hijikata follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
OByrne is looking to chop away at Hijikata's legs.
OByrne connects with an inside leg kick.
Hijikata checks a leg kick nicely.
Hijikata only half commits to the counter leg kick.
A clash of legs there as Hijikata blocks the low kick.
OByrne throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Hijikata fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and OByrne has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Hijikata moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
OByrne misses with a looping right.
Hijikata throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
OByrne is looking to counter with a shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hijikata goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
OByrne is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hijikata can do to turn this around?
Hijikata walks into a straight right hand from OByrne.
Hijikata throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
OByrne throws the kick towards the body but Hijikata avoids it.
Hijikata keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
OByrne throws a body kick that misses.
OByrne pushes Hijikata away with a front kick.
Hijikata misses with a leg kick.
Hijikata throws a low kick, looking for OByrne's leg but OByrne calmly moves out of range.
OByrne is looking to land body kicks.
OByrne throws a nice outside leg kick.
Hijikata connects with a leg kick. OByrne looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Hijikata.
OByrne throws a solid leg kick but Hijikata takes the impact on his shin and smiles at OByrne.

And that's the end of the fight!
Joseph OByrne showed his dominance in that final round.
Well OByrne 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 Anni Minnemäki scores the fight 29:28
Judge Tarja Halkonen scores the fight 30:27
Judge Ben Zyskovitsi scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Joseph OByrne!

A victorious Joseph OByrne 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: AD487: Unforgettable     
Date:   Sep 30, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Kantaro Hoshino (ranked 147 p4p, 19 weight class) and Kotetsu Yamamoto (ranked 220 p4p, 25 weight class). Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

165 cm
38
145 lbs
39 - 11 - 3
168 cm
26
149 lbs
18 - 5 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 39 wins, 11 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Kantaro Hoshino!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Kotetsu Yamamoto!
The judges for this bout are Gregory Folan, Alec Ball and Dillan Fox.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yamamoto blocks a jab.
Yamamoto fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Hoshino was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Yamamoto takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Yamamoto scores with a shot to the body.
Yamamoto lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Hoshino definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Yamamoto uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Hoshino.
Yamamoto lands a head shot.
Yamamoto keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Hoshino fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Yamamoto looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Yamamoto thuds a left hand into Hoshino's body.
Yamamoto ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Yamamoto takes a swing at Hoshino's ribcage but misses.
Donk. Yamamoto catches Hoshino right on the button with a cross.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hoshino uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yamamoto.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Yamamoto has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Hoshino misses with a straight right.
Hoshino ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yamamoto moves away.
Yamamoto drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Hoshino defends it well.
Hoshino misses with an uppercut. Yamamoto saw that one coming.
Hoshino ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yamamoto moves away.
Yamamoto thuds a left hand into Hoshino's body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamamoto fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hoshino manages to avoid it.
Yamamoto misses with a body shot.
Hoshino was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Hoshino throws out a loose jab but Yamamoto uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yamamoto tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Hoshino keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yamamoto scores with a shot to the body.
Yamamoto throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Hoshino scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Hoshino closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Hoshino waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Yamamoto.
Hoshino jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Yamamoto waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Hoshino.
Yamamoto uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Hoshino.
Hoshino misses with a straight right.
A jab from Hoshino misses.
Yamamoto misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Hoshino.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hoshino. Yamamoto does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yamamoto throws a shot from downtown. Hoshino moves away and avoids it.
Hoshino misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yamamoto.
Hoshino uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yamamoto.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto tries to move into range but Hoshino moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A shot to the liver by Hoshino. Beautiful body shot.
Yamamoto avoids the body shot from Hoshino.
Hoshino throws a body shot but no joy.
Yamamoto tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Hoshino connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Yamamoto uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Hoshino.
Yamamoto swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hoshino takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Yamamoto connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Yamamoto throws a jab when Hoshino was well out of range.
Yamamoto uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Hoshino.
Hoshino throws a hook but Yamamoto blocks it.
Yamamoto uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hoshino.
Yamamoto moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Hoshino throws a body punch but Yamamoto moves out of range.
Hoshino slips under a jab from Yamamoto.
Nice uppercut lands for Yamamoto. That snapped Hoshino's head back.
Yamamoto ducks right into an uppercut from Hoshino.
Yamamoto is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Hoshino rather than just go for the knockout.
Yamamoto lands a really nice looking cross but Hoshino seems unphased.
Hoshino throws the left hand but Yamamoto avoids the punch easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino throws the left hand but Yamamoto avoids the punch easily.
Yamamoto throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Hoshino sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Nice jab there from Hoshino.
Hoshino throws a good cross that connects.
Hoshino ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yamamoto moves away.
Hoshino misses with a hook.
Yamamoto cracks Hoshino with an open hand slap.

Yamamoto closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Hoshino to the mat! Hoshino manages to get full guard.
Hoshino pulls Yamamoto in close to prevent any damage.
Yamamoto engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Hoshino pulls Yamamoto in close to prevent any damage.

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

Yamamoto looking to hit a scissor sweep but Hoshino is one step ahead there.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Hoshino pushes down on Yamamoto's leg and manages to get into half guard.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Yamamoto is looking to improve his position.
Yamamoto is still trying to improve position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Kotetsu Yamamoto 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.


Hoshino keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Hoshino misses with a straight right.
Yamamoto just misses with a punch to the body.
Yamamoto throws the left hand but Hoshino avoids the punch easily.
Hoshino fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yamamoto manages to avoid it.
Yamamoto misses with a straight left.
Yamamoto ducks under a wild hook from Hoshino.
Yamamoto misses with a body shot.
The fighters circling - Hoshino throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Hoshino ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yamamoto moves away.
Hoshino throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Hoshino misses with a wild body shot.
Yamamoto now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Hoshino misses with a body shot.
Hoshino throws a body punch but Yamamoto moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yamamoto swings for the body but Hoshino moves out of range.
Yamamoto uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Hoshino.
Yamamoto thows a left - swing and a miss!
Hoshino lands with an overhand left.
Yamamoto throws a body punch but Hoshino moves out of range.
Yamamoto throws a hook but Hoshino avoids it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamamoto ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Yamamoto jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Yamamoto pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Hoshino ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yamamoto moves away.
Yamamoto misses with a body punch
and Hoshino counters with a left to the body.
Nice shot by Yamamoto.
Yamamoto avoids the body shot from Hoshino.
Yamamoto ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Yamamoto walks into a left hand.
Hoshino throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yamamoto jabs Hoshino to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kantaro Hoshino is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Hoshino moves out of range as Yamamoto strikes.
Yamamoto misses with a wild body shot.
Hoshino misses with a body shot.
Hoshino takes a body punch but keeps moving.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Hoshino leaves Yamamoto with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Yamamoto misses with a wild body shot.
Hoshino misses the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino takes a swing at Yamamoto's ribcage but misses.
Yamamoto misses with a body shot.
Hoshino lunges at Yamamoto with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Yamamoto's hand.
Hoshino throws a looping overhand right but Yamamoto ducks down to avoid it.
Hoshino swings for the body but Yamamoto moves out of range.
Hoshino throws a lazy right hand but Yamamoto sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Hoshino ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yamamoto moves away.
Yamamoto staying out of range there.
Yamamoto swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nice shot lands for Hoshino.
Yamamoto moves out of range of the strikes.
Yamamoto just misses with a punch to the body.
Yamamoto throws a body shot but no joy.
Yamamoto 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.
Hoshino throws a jab but it's blocked by Yamamoto.
Kotetsu Yamamoto seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Hoshino misses with an uppercut.
Hoshino lands a body shot.
Hoshino uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yamamoto.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto slips a straight right by Hoshino.
Yamamoto steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hoshino.
Hoshino smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Hoshino looks to score with a jab to the body but Yamamoto is just out of range.
Yamamoto feints the counter takedown.
Hoshino connects with a nice looking jab.
Yamamoto pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Yamamoto looks to land a left hand but Hoshino moved out of range nicely.
Hoshino misses with a looping left.
Yamamoto uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Hoshino.
Yamamoto walks into a jab.
Yamamoto misses with a looping left.
Hoshino fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yamamoto manages to avoid it.
Yamamoto keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yamamoto feints the counter takedown.
Hoshino misses with a series of wild punches.
Yamamoto with a hook.
Nice uppercut lands for Yamamoto. That snapped Hoshino's head back.
Yamamoto misses with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yamamoto misses the shot to the body.
Yamamoto looks to land a right hand but Hoshino moved out of range.
Yamamoto ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Hoshino moves away.
Yamamoto throws an overhand right that lands on Hoshino's shoulder, as Hoshino tries to avoid the shot.
Yamamoto throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yamamoto misses with a wild body shot.
Hoshino throws a series of punches but Yamamoto avoids them all with ease.
Hoshino ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yamamoto misses with a straight right.
Yamamoto on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Yamamoto throws an overhand right that lands on Hoshino's shoulder, as Hoshino tries to avoid the shot.
Yamamoto ducks under a wild hook from Hoshino.
Yamamoto feints the counter takedown.
Yamamoto swings for the body but Hoshino moves out of range.
Nice uppercut lands for Yamamoto. That snapped Hoshino's head back.
Hoshino throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Hoshino misses the jab.
Yamamoto looks to score with a jab to the body but Hoshino is just out of range.
Yamamoto uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hoshino.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Kantaro Hoshino will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Yamamoto is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Hoshino misses with a straight left.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hoshino. Yamamoto does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hoshino misses with an uppercut. Yamamoto saw that one coming.
Yamamoto missing with a left hand there. Hoshino was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Yamamoto throws a good cross that connects.

Yamamoto shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Hoshino napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Yamamoto is trying to ground and pound but Hoshino uses the momentary lack of control by Yamamoto to regain half guard.
Yamamoto lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Yamamoto seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamamoto looks to land a strike but Hoshino avoids it nicely and regains full guard.
Yamamoto engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Yamamoto throwing strikes from guard but Hoshino blocks nicely.
Yamamoto looking to pass the guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Yamamoto accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Yamamoto distracts Hoshino with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Yamamoto trying to control but Hoshino is working from the bottom.
Kotetsu Yamamoto has got the better of the ground game so far.
Yamamoto postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Hoshino can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Yamamoto controls the pace.
Hoshino can't keep his opponent in guard - Yamamoto advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Yamamoto misses with a head shot. Hoshino uses the momentum to regain guard.
Yamamoto postures up.
Yamamoto has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hoshino tries to land a sweep but no joy.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Yamamoto throws a big elbow that misses.
Yamamoto throws a big elbow that misses.
Yamamoto is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Yamamoto lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Hoshino preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Yamamoto wants to control from the top but Hoshino keeps moving.
Yamamoto postures up in Hoshino's guard and throws a big left but Hoshino blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yamamoto sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Yamamoto with a flurry of punches that miss.
Yamamoto is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Yamamoto working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Hoshino wants to sweep but no luck.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Yamamoto accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Yamamoto stopping the sweep attempt from Hoshino.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Hoshino misses with a body shot.
Hoshino ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yamamoto moves away.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 28:30
Judge Alec Ball scores the fight 28:29
Judge Dillan Fox scores the fight 28:29

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

In his post fight interview, Kotetsu Yamamoto gave a big smile as he said 'We are NJPW!!!'.
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Event: Bushido 71 Jacobson v Bunker 3     
Date:   Sep 30, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Koh Ibu (ranked 320 p4p, 40 weight class) and Junior Vilson (ranked 257 p4p, 34 weight class). Vilson has chosen Haiti Voodoo Music as his entrance music. Koh Ibu had a look across the ring there at his opponent. He definitely means business

175 cm
24
159 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
182 cm
24
157 lbs
12 - 2 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Koh Ibu!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Junior Vilson!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Fujiwara, Yukihiro Shimada and Yasuomi Hirokawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Vilson blocks a leg kick.
Ibu backing away here, and Vilson unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Ibu with a jab.
Ibu blocks a low kick nicely.
Ibu throws a sloppy head kick and Vilson moves out of range easily.
Ibu lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Ibu looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Ibu tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ibu throws a body shot but no joy.
Ibu misses with an attempted mid kick.
Ibu looks to land a left hand but Vilson moved out of range nicely.
Ibu misses with a hook. Vilson ducked under it nicely.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ibu.
Ibu throws a leg kick but Vilson sees it coming and moves out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Vilson! But no joy.
We've been informed that Vilson has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Ibu throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ibu swings for the body but Vilson moves out of range.
Ibu throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Vilson throws a jab but it's blocked by Ibu.
Ibu scores with a body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ibu throws a jab but it's blocked by Vilson.
Ibu moves out of range of the body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu looks to land a right hand but Vilson moved out of range.
Vilson with a nice cross.
Vilson on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Ibu lands a nice leg kick that just misses Vilson's sensitive parts.
Vilson scores with a spinning back kick!
Koh Ibu seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ibu fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Vilson checks it well.
A little jabbing left from Vilson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ibu defending well as Vilson loads up on a big left hand.
Ibu throws a leg kick but Vilson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Vilson throws a looping overhand right but Ibu ducks down to avoid it.
As Vilson tries to get set, Ibu tries to push him back and clinch up but Vilson manages to avoid the attempt.
Ibu throws a low kick but it's checked well by Vilson.
Ibu loads up on a big right hand but Vilson slips the punch.
Ibu lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Good exchange - Ibu coming out on top.
Ibu bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Ibu throws a body kick that misses.
A bone on bone clash there as Ibu blocks the leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Vilson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ibu moves away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ibu wants to slow Vilson down by chopping away at his legs.
Ibu throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Vilson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ibu fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Vilson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Ibu throws a half hearted mid kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Ibu.
Nice jab there from Vilson.
Ibu feints and then cracks Vilson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Vilson down.
Vilson misses with a straight right.
Ibu seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Ibu dips to his left and cracks Vilson with an uppercut!
Ibu misses with a hook. Vilson ducked under it nicely.
Vilson buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ibu throws a low kick but Vilson avoids it.
A good leg kick by Vilson.
A low kick from Ibu misses
and Vilson counters with a thumping low kick.
Vilson avoids the head kick by Ibu.
Vilson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Ibu throws the kick towards the body but Vilson avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ibu takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Vilson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ibu tries to land a body kick
and Vilson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ibu pushes Vilson away with a front kick.
A chopping leg kick lands by Vilson.
Ibu throws a solid leg kick but Vilson takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Ibu.
Ibu jabs at Vilson's body.
Vilson misses with a body shot.
Vilson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
A slapping leg kick lands for Ibu.
Ibu misses with an attempted mid kick.
Ibu motions for Vilson to come forward. Ibu throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Vilson takes one to the chin there.
Vilson pivots, looking for a leg kick but Ibu is out of range and Vilson settles back down.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A head kick misses from Vilson.
Ibu takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Vilson lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ibu lands a nice shot to the body.
Good leg kick by Vilson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Ibu takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Vilson lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Ibu scores with a hook.
Vilson moves forwards but Ibu connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Vilson throws a leg kick which misses Ibu's front leg but catches the back leg as Ibu tries to avoid it.
Ibu throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Vilson on the side of the head.
Ibu on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Ibu swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Vilson.
Vilson looks to land a right hand but Ibu moved out of range.
Ibu turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Vilson walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Vilson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ibu.
Vilson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ibu.
Ibu doesn't manage to clinch there - Vilson circles away.
Ibu scores with a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Vilson looks to land a right hand but Ibu moved out of range.
Ibu lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ibu throws a low kick but Vilson moves out of range easily.
Vilson throws out a counter right but Ibu avoids it with no problem.
Ibu goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Ibu looks for the body kick but Vilson saw that one coming.
Vilson slips under a jab.
Vilson moves out of range of the body kick from Ibu.
Ibu moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromVilson.
Koh Ibu is winning the standup battle so far.
Nice shot by Vilson.
Ibu on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Ibu has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Ibu misses with the body kick
and Vilson counters with a straight right hand.
A slapping leg kick lands for Vilson.
Ibu ducks under a wild hook from Vilson.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vilson gets cracked there but stands up to it.
A shot to the liver by Ibu. Beautiful body shot.
Vilson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ibu scores with a nice head shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ibu scores with a nice head shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu doesn't manage to clinch there - Vilson circles away.
Vilson misses with a low kick.
Ibu lands a nice looking kick to the body. Vilson takes a step back to recover.
Vilson misses with a looping left.
Ibu throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Vilson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Ibu pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Ibu takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Vilson slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Vilson lands with a straight right. Ibu didn't see that one coming.
Ibu feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Vilson's calf.
Ibu throws a body kick that misses.
Ibu throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Vilson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ibu. Ibu obviously looking to wear him down.
Vilson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Vilson has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Vilson throws an overhand right that lands on Ibu's shoulder, as Ibu tries to avoid the shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vilson thuds his right hand into Ibu's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Ibu is looking to chop away at Vilson's legs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ibu takes a swing at Vilson's ribcage but misses.
Vilson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ibu. Ibu obviously looking to wear him down.
Ibu avoids the body shot from Vilson.
Ibu tries to clinch
and Vilson counters with a right hand to the body.
Ibu cracks the inside of Vilson's front leg.
Vilson throws a lazy right hand but Ibu sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ibu misses with a body kick.
Ibu shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Vilson checks the leg kick nicely there.
Vilson ducks under a wild hook from Ibu.
Vilson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ibu tries to land a front kick but Vilson steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ibu lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Vilson stuns Ibu with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Vilson takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Vilson's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Ibu throws out a loose jab but Vilson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ibu throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Vilson follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Ibu lands a really nice looking cross but Vilson seems unphased.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Vilson.
A low kick from Vilson misses

and Ibu counters by clinching up.
Vilson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Vilson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Vilson tries to work over Ibu's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Vilson.
Vilson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ibu digs a right hand underneath Vilson's ribcage. Vilson let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Vilson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ibu blocking some punches.
Ibu looking to slow down the pace here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Vilson.
A short right from Ibu on the inside.
Vilson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ibu swings wildly with an uppercut but Vilson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ibu tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vilson's elbow.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ibu lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Ibu tries to throw a body punch but Vilson avoids it by throwing Ibu back against the ropes.
A short right from Ibu on the inside.
Ibu is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the ropes.
A head punch on the inside from Ibu fails to land.
Vilson digs a right hand underneath Ibu's ribcage. Ibu let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Vilson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Ibu backwards.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A short right from Vilson.
Vilson throws a head punch that misses.
Ibu misses with the head strike.
Vilson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ibu's elbow.

Vilson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Vilson 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.
Ibu misses with an uppercut.
Ibu looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Vilson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ibu. Ibu obviously looking to wear him down.
Ibu looks for the body kick but Vilson saw that one coming.
Ibu misses with a low kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A looping hook to the body misses from Ibu. Vilson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Vilson looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Ibu scores with a leg kick.
Ibu tries a head kick but it misses.
Ibu tries to score with a low kick but Vilson moves his leg out of the way.
Ibu scores with a leg kick.
Vilson connects with a single shot there.
Ibu misses with a low kick.
Vilson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Ibu.
Ibu misses with a wild body shot.
Ibu tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Vilson was well out of range. Poor timing from Ibu.
A solid leg kick lands there for Vilson.
Vilson slips under a jab from Ibu.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vilson bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Ibu throws out a loose jab but Vilson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ibu slips under a jab.
Ibu uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Vilson.
Vilson scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vilson throws a half hearted mid kick.
Vilson scores with a jab. Ibu acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Ibu fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Vilson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Vilson lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Ibu misses with an attempted mid kick.
Vilson feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Ibu's calf.
Ibu throws a half hearted mid kick.
A head kick from Ibu lands but Vilson takes it in his stride.
Vilson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ibu.
Nice jab there from Vilson.
Ibu slips a jab from Vilson.
Ibu scores with a spinning back kick!
Ibu throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
That kick from Ibu tenderised Vilson's leg. Vilson is trying to keep his angry face on.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Vilson tries to work over Ibu's front leg with a kick but Ibu checks it.
The crowd cheers as Vilson lands an impressive looking overhand right. Ibu doesn't seem phased though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vilson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ibu looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Vilson misses with a looping right.
Vilson misses the shot to the body.
Ibu fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Vilson is out of range.
Vilson looks to score with a jab to the body but Ibu is just out of range.
Ibu ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Vilson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Vilson was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Vilson misses with a looping right.
Ibu throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Vilson! But no joy.
Ibu looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Vilson misses with a low kick.
Vilson checks a leg kick.
Ibu misses with a straight left.
Vilson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Ibu.
Ibu tries to counter by clinching up but Vilson breaks away and moves out of range.
Ibu attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Vilson throws a head kick but Ibu moves out of range.
Vilson bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Ibu's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vilson throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Vilson lands a leg kick that knocks Ibu off balance momentarily.
Vilson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ibu can pounce on him.

Ibu closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the ropes.
Vilson lands an uppercut.
Vilson is leaning against Ibu and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.

Vilson manages to break the clinch.
Vilson throws a leg kick but Ibu moved away.
Ibu feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Vilson's calf.
Ibu lands a lovely overhand right.
Vilson thuds his shin into the meat of Ibu's side.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ibu.
Both fighters circling a little - Ibu finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Vilson blocks a low kick nicely.
Vilson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Vilson misses with a low kick.

Ibu closes the distance and clinches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ibu blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Vilson.
Vilson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A left hand lands to the body for Vilson.
Vilson blocks a body shot from Ibu.
Ibu tries to work over Vilson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Junior Vilson seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Ibu blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Vilson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Ibu catches Vilson with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Vilson lands with a good body shot.
Ibu avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Vilson throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Ibu connects with a high kick.
Ibu throws a half hearted mid kick.
Vilson lands a jab to Ibu's midsection.
Ibu lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ibu checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Junior Vilson just about did enough to take it.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Decent striking displayed by Vilson there.
Vilson throws a lazy right hand but Ibu sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ibu cracks the inside of Vilson's front leg.
Ibu throws a leg kick
and Vilson counters with a straight right hand.
Vilson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Vilson misses with a straight right.
Vilson thuds his shin into the meat of Ibu's side.
Ibu on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
The fighters circling - Vilson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Vilson looks to land a right hand but Ibu moved out of range.
Vilson throws a leg kick but Ibu sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Ibu was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ibu misses with a leg kick
and Vilson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Vilson throws a jab when Ibu was well out of range.
A bone on bone clash there as Vilson blocks the leg kick.
Ibu pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Ibu pushes Vilson away with a front kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ibu connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ibu tried to score with a low kick but Vilson checks it.
An inside leg kick lands from Ibu.
Ibu throws a body punch but Vilson moves out of range.
Ibu takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Ibu looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Ibu moves out of range as Vilson throws a body kick.
A chopping leg kick lands by Ibu.
A head kick misses from Ibu.
Ibu cracks the inside of Vilson's front leg.
Vilson connects with a jab.
Vilson comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
A decent looking cross lands there for Vilson.
A jab from Vilson misses.
A counter left hand to the body from Ibu misses its target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ibu lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ibu slips a straight right by Vilson.
Ibu tries to counter by clinching up but Vilson breaks away and moves out of range.
A nice leg kick lands there from Ibu.
Vilson on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Ibu thows a body kick. Vilson tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Ibu ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

Ibu takes the fight into the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ibu.
Vilson has a couple of punches blocked by Ibu.
Vilson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Vilson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Ibu backwards.
Vilson lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Vilson has a couple of punches blocked by Ibu.
Ibu misses with a body punch.

Vilson breaks the clinch.
Ibu tries to work over Vilson's front leg with a kick but Vilson checks it.
Vilson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Ibu slips under a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vilson throws a looping overhand right but Ibu ducks down to avoid it.
Vilson throws a jab but it's blocked by Ibu.

Ibu drives through and clinches with Vilson against the ropes.
Ibu goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Vilson misses with a punch on the inside.
Vilson can't find room to land a body shot as Ibu controls the action.
Vilson misses with a hook to the ribs.
Vilson throws a head punch that misses.
Ibu misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch on the inside from Vilson fails to land.
Ibu is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the ropes.
Vilson misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ibu misses with a punch on the inside.
Vilson cracks Ibu with a nice body shot.
Vilson misses with some punches.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Vilson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ibu's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Vilson blocks an uppercut.
Ibu stalling in the clinch but Vilson improves position.
Vilson working aggressively here.
Vilson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Vilson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Vilson tries a body shot but Ibu blocks it.
Ibu tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ibu tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Vilson lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Ibu tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vilson's elbow.
Vilson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ibu misses with a punch to the body.
Ibu tries to throw a body punch but Vilson avoids it by throwing Ibu back against the ropes.
Vilson lands a body shot.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Vilson lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the ropes.
Vilson lands a right hand.
A bit of stalling here from Ibu.
Ibu tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

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

Junior Vilson dominated that fourth round.
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!


Vilson walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Ibu checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Vilson throws a leg kick that misses.
Vilson takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Ibu bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Vilson's head backwards.
A clash of legs there as Ibu blocks the low kick.
Ibu seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Vilson with a nice cross.
Vilson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ibu throws a head kick that misses
and Vilson makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Nice body punch from Vilson.
A jab from Ibu misses.
Ibu checks a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ibu throws a lazy body kick
and Vilson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Vilson moves out of range as Ibu throws a body kick.
A low kick from Ibu is predictable there
and Vilson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Ibu swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Vilson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A slow jab from Vilson misses its intended target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu throws a lazy uppercut
and Vilson counters with a nice uppercut.
Vilson lands with a good body shot.
That kick from Ibu tenderised Vilson's leg. Vilson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Ibu takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Nice shot lands for Vilson.
Ibu slips under a jab.
Ibu attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Vilson 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 Ibu has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Ibu and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Vilson misses with a low kick.
Vilson takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Ibu lands a right hook to the body.
Vilson cracks a nice hook into Ibu's ribs.
The fighters circling - Ibu throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Ibu crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Vilson - the referee stops the clock and Ibu gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Vilson. Ibu manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ibu lands a nice looking body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vilson avoids the body shot from Ibu.
Vilson scores with a jab.
Vilson smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Ibu takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Vilson.
Vilson slips under a jab from Ibu.
Vilson throws a leg kick which misses Ibu's front leg but catches the back leg as Ibu tries to avoid it.
Ibu scores with a nice head shot.
Ibu tries to land a leg kick but Vilson saw it coming and moves away.
Vilson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Vilson throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Ibu counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Vilson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ibu scores with a hook to the body.
Ibu tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vilson's elbow.
Vilson misses with a punch on the inside.
Vilson struggles to land a body shot inside as Ibu controls his hands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Still in the clinch, Ibu scores with a nice short uppercut.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Vilson.
Vilson misses with a punch on the inside.
Ibu tries a body shot but Vilson blocks it.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Ibu misses with a short punch on the inside.
Vilson lands a body shot in the clinch.
Vilson lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Ibu makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Ibu tries to throw a body punch but Vilson avoids it by throwing Ibu back against the ropes.
Vilson misses with a body punch.
Vilson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Vilson blocks a body shot from Ibu.
Vilson tries to work over Ibu's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short right from Ibu.
Vilson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Ibu backwards.
A battle for position here, against the ropes.
Ibu can't find room to land a body shot as Vilson controls the action.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ibu tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vilson's elbow.
Ibu lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Vilson backwards.
Vilson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Vilson working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A nice left hand lands by Vilson.
Ibu tries a body shot but Vilson blocks it.
Ibu can't find room to land a body shot as Vilson controls the action.
Ibu looking to stall.
A right hand to the body from Ibu.
Vilson misses with a body punch.
Stalling in the clinch from Ibu.
Vilson lands a hook that snaps the head of Ibu backwards.

Ibu is rocked!

Vilson breaks the clinch.
Oh Ibu is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Ibu throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Vilson scores with a counter punch that sends Ibu to the canvas! Vilson smells blood - he's punishing Ibu with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Ibu has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:51 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Junior Vilson!
Junior Vilson is the new lightweight champion!
After winning the bout, Junior Vilson 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: Bushido 71 Jacobson v Bunker 3     
Date:   Sep 30, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Masa Sanada (ranked 444 p4p, 68 weight class) and Erick Darko (ranked 627 p4p, 107 weight class). Darko has chosen S.C.O.S.A - Flatbush Zombies as his entrance music. Masa Sanada could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Erick Darko's chin.

180 cm
22
174 lbs
7 - 0 - 0
179 cm
24
187 lbs
12 - 6 - 1
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

Arcticus University: London
Aspire Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Masa Sanada!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Erick Darko!
The judges for this bout are Ren Mimura, Sosuke Kotani and Tatsuya Matsuyama.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sanada moves away from the strike by Darko.
Sanada needs to keep his hands up - Darko had a free shot at his head there.
Darko avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Darko moves out of range of the strikes.
A swing and a miss from Sanada.
Darko swings for the body but Sanada moves out of range.
Sanada misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Darko.
Erick Darko seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Darko pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Darko blocks a jab.
Darko throws a hook but Sanada blocks it.
Sanada is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sanada cracks a nice hook into Darko's ribs.
Sanada blocks a jab.
Sanada misses the jab.
Darko tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Darko jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Darko connects with a looping right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sanada slips a straight right by Darko.
Darko needs to keep his hands up - Sanada had a free shot at his head there.
Darko misses with a looping right.
Sanada misses with a body shot.
Darko on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Darko fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Sanada just misses with a punch to the body.
Darko is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Darko slips under a jab.
Sanada takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Sanada scores with a nice right hand.

Darko rushes Sanada and pushes him back against the ropes in a clinch.
Darko jumps guard but Sanada turns him against the ropes and keeps the fight standing.
Darko misses with the head strike.
Darko has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Sanada after a bit of a struggle.
Darko prevents a body shot from Sanada.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Darko lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A nice left hand lands by Darko.
Sanada doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Darko lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Darko jumps guard but Sanada stands there with Darko around his waist. Darko gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Masa Sanada has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Erick Darko.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sanada.
Sanada misses with a shot to the kidneys.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Darko.
Sanada is trying to maintain a safe position but Darko gets an underhook and turns Sanada into the ropes.
Sanada wants to stall.
Maybe Sanada would be better served going for some more strikes rather than trying to control so much.
Sanada stalls.
Darko tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Darko swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Darko blocks a body shot from Sanada.
Sanada lands a right hand that snaps the head of Darko backwards.
Sanada lands a body punch in the clinch.
Sanada misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A nice right hand lands inside from Darko.
Darko takes a shot to the head.
Sanada lands a hook that snaps the head of Darko backwards.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Darko.
Darko working aggressively here.
Sanada swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Sanada lands a shot to the body.
Sanada lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Darko backwards.
Sanada lands with a left to the head.
Darko misses with some punches.
Darko lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A battle for position here, against the ropes.
Sanada lands a left hand that snaps the head of Darko backwards.
Sanada tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Darko's elbow.
Sanada tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Darko's elbow.
Darko is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Sanada is defending well.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sanada can't find room to land a body shot as Darko controls the action.
Sanada lands an uppercut.
Darko's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sanada throws a head punch that misses.
Darko throws a head punch that misses.
Darko wants a takedown but no success here.
Darko has a couple of punches blocked by Sanada.
Sanada lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Darko prevents a body shot from Sanada.
Sanada lands a right hand that snaps the head of Darko backwards.
Darko lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Darko lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Sanada scores with a nice hook to the head.
Sanada blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sanada scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
The fighters are pressed against the ropes, as the pace of the fight slows.
Darko lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Darko makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Darko.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A big left from Sanada misses.
Darko throws a hook to the side of Sanada's head but Sanada sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A jab from Sanada misses.
Darko connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Sanada tries to clinch but Darko is having none of it.
Darko closes the distance looking to clinch
and Sanada counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Darko changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Sanada tries to avoid it but Darko manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Sanada to the ground. Sanada escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Sanada is looking to counter punch.
Darko tries to clinch there but Sanada circles away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sanada takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
A jab from Sanada misses.
Darko throws a right hand that misses
and Sanada counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Sanada throws a hook to the side of Darko's head but Darko sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Darko bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Sanada's head.
Masa Sanada is winning the standup battle so far.
A telegraphed right hand from Darko misses the target.
Sanada tries to clinch but Darko is having none of it.
Darko shoots and misses
and Sanada cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Sanada moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Darko takes a jab right on the kisser.

Sanada sends Darko crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Sanada is motioning to the referee to let Darko up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!

Darko is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sanada misses with a straight left.
Darko is still on wobbly legs! Can Sanada finish him?
Sanada works Darko's body with a nice hook.
Sanada flashes Darko a smile before throwing a beast of a right hand, straight down the pipe. Darko's eyes follow the hand right onto his nose, taking in it's full glory... and then darkness. Darko crumples to the floor! He's out cold! Sanada punches the air and yells at the top of his lungs - yeeeeeeeeeeah!!!! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:43 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Masa Sanada!
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B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
64%

 

Event: Angry Birds War 64     
Date:   Sep 19, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Yoshi Fujiwara (ranked 3064 p4p, 383 weight class) and Raymond Gazelle (ranked 9027 p4p, 766 weight class). This should be fireworks!

184 cm
20
185 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
184 cm
25
185 lbs
1 - 4 - 0
Good takedowns
Solid boxing
Granite chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Very confident

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Yoshi Fujiwara!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Raymond Gazelle!
The judges for this bout are Ben Zyskovitsi, Matti Vanhoillinen and Roosa Järviläinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fujiwara sizes up Gazelle with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Gazelle shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Fujiwara defends it nicely.
Gazelle shoots in looking for a takedown but Fujiwara manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Gazelle's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Fujiwara comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Fujiwara scores with a jab. Gazelle acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

Gazelle is rocked!
Fujiwara drops Gazelle with a straight right hand, right on the button! Fujiwara follows him down to the mat and pounds him out with hammerfists until the referee jumps in to end the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:26 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Yoshi Fujiwara!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: ABW 63 Scrotum - Shingen     
Date:   Sep 14, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Herman Botha (ranked 2876 p4p, 412 weight class) and Kagekatsu Uesugi (ranked 2940 p4p, 425 weight class). Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

181 cm
20
180 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
182 cm
21
174 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Brawler
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Herman Botha!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Kagekatsu Uesugi!
The judges for this bout are Johanna Lukiainen, Roosa Järviläinen and Anni Minnemäki.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Botha throws a body shot but no joy.
Botha avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Uesugi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Uesugi wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Uesugi lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.

It looks like Herman Botha has been cut.
A jab from Uesugi finds it's way through Botha's defenses.

Botha is rocked!
A jab from Uesugi finds it's way through Botha's defenses.
Oh Botha is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Uesugi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Botha.
Botha throws a lazy right hand but Uesugi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jab from Uesugi.
Botha fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Uesugi avoids it really well and circles away.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Uesugi feints a kick and comes over the top with a right hand, followed by a left hook - both land, sending Botha crashing to the mat! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:42 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Kagekatsu Uesugi!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

 
 
 
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