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Event: DARE 56     
Date:   Jul 18, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Midick Aiken (ranked 254 p4p, 8 weight class) and Hillary Trump (ranked 324 p4p, 10 weight class). Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Hillary Trump enters the cage!

160 cm
25
138 lbs
12 - 2 - 0
169 cm
26
149 lbs
14 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

KOMBAT KLOTHING

Arcticus University: London
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Midick Aiken!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 14 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Hillary Trump!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Andrew Berry and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Aiken misses with a looping right.
Aiken feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Trumps jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Aiken lands a right hook to the body.
Aiken ducks under a wild hook from Trump.
Trump misses with a hook.
Trump moves out of range of the leg kick from Aiken.
Trump misses with a jab, cross combination.
Trump throws the left hand but Aiken avoids the punch easily.
Trump misses with an uppercut.
Aiken ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
A clash of legs there as Trump blocks the low kick.
Aiken feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Trump's calf.
Aiken tries to bum rush Trump with a series of wild strikes but Trump uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Aiken misses with a left hand
and Trump makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Trump is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Aiken has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Little Lebowski Urban Achievers in the buildup to the fight.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Aiken loads up on a big right hand but Trump slips the punch.
Trump throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
It looked like Aiken wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Trump lands the left hand.
Trump throws a body punch but Aiken moves out of range.
Trump wants to clinch.
Trump jabs at Aiken's body.
Aiken swings for the body but Trump moves out of range.
Trump dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Trump swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Aiken counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Aiken moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Hillary Trump seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Aiken delivers a nice body kick.
Aiken ducks right into an uppercut from Trump.
Aiken throws out a loose jab but Trump uses good head movement to avoid it.
A slow jab from Trump misses its intended target.
Aiken cracks Trump with an open hand slap.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Aiken connects with a right hand. Trump shakes it off.
Aiken slips under a jab.
Aiken staying out of range there.
Aiken throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Trump throws a nice looking combination but Aiken bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Aiken keeps Trump at a distance using the push kick.
Trump uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Aiken.
Trump misses with a hook. Aiken ducked under it nicely.

Trump clinches.
Aiken misses with a punch on the inside.

Trump gets control of Aiken's arms and successfully pulls guard. Trump will no doubt be looking for submissions off his back.
Aiken would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard.
Aiken preventing the sweep.
Aiken's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Trump keeping moving, preventing Aiken from controlling successfully.

Aiken decides he's had enough of playing guard and decides to stand. Come on Trump, up you get!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aiken swings for the body but Trump moves out of range.
Trump misses with a body shot.
Trump slips under a jab.
Trump checks a leg kick.
Trump moves out of range of the strikes.
Aiken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Aiken misses with a body shot.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Trump misses with a short punch on the inside.
Trump has a couple of punches blocked by Aiken.
Trump lands with a light punch inside.
Aiken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Aiken tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Aiken throws a punch but it's blocked by Trump.
Aiken throws a punch but it's blocked by Trump.
Aiken misses with the head strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Aiken breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Aiken bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Trump's head.
Trump scores with a three punch combo!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A slow jab from Trump misses its intended target.
Aiken is looking to counter punch.
Trump moves in looking to clinch but Aiken pushes him off.
Aiken was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Aiken on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Trump swings for the body but Aiken moves out of range.
A decent looking cross lands there for Trump.
Aiken misses the body punch
letting Trump counter with a right hand.
Aiken misses with a hook
and Trump connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Aiken takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Aiken changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Aiken misses with a body shot.
Aiken throws a looping overhand right but Trump ducks down to avoid it.
Trump uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Aiken.
Trump takes a shot right to the bread basket.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Hillary Trump will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Aiken throws a right hand that misses
and Trump connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Trump lands with an uppercut that bounces Aiken off the cage and back into range.
Aiken misses with a body kick.
Trump tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Aiken counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Trump thinking.
Trump throws a hook but Aiken blocks it.

Trump instigates a clinch.
Trump blocks a body shot from Aiken.
Trump is trying to pull guard but Aiken has him pressed against the cage.
A hook to the body from Aiken.
Aiken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Aiken tries to work over Trump's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Aiken misses with some punches.
A head punch on the inside from Aiken fails to land.
Aiken lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Trump throws a head punch that misses.
Trump lands a nice uppercut.
Aiken lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Trump throws a punch but it's blocked by Aiken.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aiken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Aiken lands a right hand.
A hook to the body from Trump.
Aiken blocks a body shot from Trump.
Aiken lands with a right to the head.
Trump misses with a body punch.
Trump has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Aiken seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Trump can turn it around.
Trump misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Aiken fails to land.
Good body shot from Aiken.
Trump misses with a hook to the ribs.
Hillary Trump seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
A short left from Trump.
Trump tries to throw a body punch but Aiken avoids it by throwing Trump back against the cage.
Trump blocking some punches.
Trump throws a punch but it's blocked by Aiken.
Aiken wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Aiken gets through Trump's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Trump has a couple of punches blocked by Aiken.
Aiken misses with a punch on the inside.
Aiken lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Aiken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Aiken tries to work over Trump's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aiken lands a shoulder strike.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Aiken lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Trump swings wildly with an uppercut but Aiken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Aiken swings wildly with an uppercut but Trump uses good head movement to avoid it.
A hook to the body from Aiken.
Aiken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Aiken swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Good body shot from Trump.

Aiken breaks from the clinch.
Aiken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Trump.
Aiken jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Despite the aggression on Trump's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Aiken misses the body punch
and Trump makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Trump lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Aiken at a distance.
Aiken throws a half hearted mid kick.
Trump with a hook.
Trump missing with a left hand there. Aiken was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Trump connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Aiken momentarily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aiken throws a body shot but no joy.
Trump closes the distance but Aiken moves to the side
and Aiken counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Trump misses the jab.
Aiken was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Aiken avoids the body shot from Trump.
A counter left hand to the body from Aiken misses its target.
Trump will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
It looked like Aiken wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Trump throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Trump throws a shot from downtown. Aiken moves away and avoids it.
Aiken looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Trump bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A jab from Trump misses.
Trump loads up on a big right hand but Aiken slips the punch.
Trump moves out of range of the strikes.
Aiken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Trump.
Hillary Trump seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Trump misses with an uppercut
and Aiken counters with a stiff right hand.
Aiken fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Trump tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Aiken manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Trump moves in looking to clinch but Aiken pushes him off.
Trump keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Trump swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
It looked like Aiken was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
A punch combination from Aiken misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Aiken misses with a double jab.
Aiken throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Trump sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Trump throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Aiken throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Trump counter with a right hand.
Aiken cracks Trump with a right hand to the side of the head.
Jab from Aiken.
Aiken connects with a single shot there.
Trump scores with a crisp jab that stopped Aiken in his tracks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Trump misses with a looping left.
Trump swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Aiken counters with a nice body shot.
Trump tries to clinch there but Aiken circles away.
Aiken moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Aiken misses with a few strikes there.
Aiken throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Trump uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Aiken.
Aiken lands with a shot to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Trump checks a leg kick.
Trump misses with a hook.
Aiken digs a good body shot into Trump's ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Trump keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Aiken.
Aiken connects with a body shot.
Trump cracks Aiken with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Trump avoids the body shot from Aiken.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Trump sizes up Aiken with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Trump is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Aiken.
Trump slips a jab from Aiken.
Trump moves out of range of the body kick from Aiken.
The fighters circling - Trump throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Trump keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Aiken.
Trump throws out a counter right but Aiken avoids it with no problem.
Trump throws a jab but it's blocked by Aiken.
Aiken swings widly with a right hand
and Trump counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Trump misses with a hook. Aiken ducked under it nicely.
Trump avoids the body shot from Aiken.
Aiken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Trump moves away.
Trump throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Trump lands with a hook. Aiken tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Aiken looks to score with a jab to the body but Trump is just out of range.
A little jabbing left from Trump on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Aiken closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A cross from Trump lands.
Aiken smiles there as he lands a nice right hand 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!
Trump misses with a hook to the body
and Aiken counters with a nice uppercut.
Trump fails with an attempt to clinch.
Aiken with a body punch. A glancing blow.

Trump gets in close and instigates a clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Aiken.
Trump working aggressively here.
Aiken blocking some punches.
Aiken is leaning against Trump and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Trump scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Trump lands a right hand that snaps the head of Aiken backwards.
Aiken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Trump takes a shot to the head.
A short body shot lands from Aiken as the two fighters clinch.
Aiken misses with some punches.
Aiken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Trump's elbow.
Aiken lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A right hook to the body lands for Trump.

Aiken manages to break the clinch.
A left lands for Aiken.
A jab from Trump finds it's way through Aiken's defenses.

Aiken gets tackled into the cage by Trump. Trump maintains the clinch.
Aiken looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
A shot in the inside from Aiken.
Aiken has a couple of punches blocked by Trump.
Aiken swings away with an uppercut that misses.

Trump gets control of Aiken's arms and successfully pulls guard. Trump will no doubt be looking for submissions off his back.
Aiken throws a big elbow that misses.
Aiken controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Trump is trying to control the position but Aiken postures up.

Aiken gets to his feet - Trump follows without any prompting.
Nice defenses there by Trump.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A thudding body kick lands there by Aiken!
Trump lands a jab to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Good standup being displayed there by Trump as he connects with a hook.
Trump looks to score with a jab to the body but Aiken is just out of range.
Nice shot by Trump.
A big right from Aiken misses.
Aiken tries to bum rush Trump with a series of wild strikes but Trump uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Trump lands the left hand.
Aiken throws a wild body kick that Trump sees coming a mile off.
Trump looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Trump slips under a jab.
Trump throws a body shot but no joy.
Trump is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Aiken pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Trump scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Trump fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Aiken throws an off balance right hand
and Trump counters with a three punch combo that has Aiken backing up. Aiken nods at Trump to acknowledge the strikes.
Trump scores with a nice right hand.
Trump lands a jab to the nose.
Trump throws a good cross that connects.
Aiken avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Trump looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Aiken jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Trump looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Aiken connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Trump's hands.
Aiken throws the kick towards the body but Trump avoids it.
Trump throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Trump slips under a jab from Aiken.
Aiken misses with a lunging right hand
and Trump counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Aiken misses with a double jab.
Aiken misses with a hook to the body
letting Trump counter with a right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Trump closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Trump throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Aiken sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A swing and a miss from Aiken.
Aiken connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Trump momentarily.
Aiken dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Trump with a jab.
Trump takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Aiken connects with a right hand. Trump shakes it off.
Aiken gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Trump.
Aiken moves away from the strike by Trump.
Aiken throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Trump misses with a two punch combination.
Aiken throws a jab but it's blocked by Trump.
Trump misses with an uppercut. Aiken saw that one coming.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aiken clobbers Trump with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Aiken throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Trump looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Trump moves out of range as Aiken throws a body kick.
Trump is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Aiken throws a jab when Trump was well out of range.
Trump throws a hook to the side of Aiken's head but Aiken sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Aiken tries to counter by clinching up but Trump breaks away and moves out of range.
Trump ducks under a wild hook from Aiken.
Trump pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Aiken looks to score with a jab to the body but Trump is just out of range.
Aiken walks into a left hand.
Trump loads up on a big right hand but Aiken slips the punch.
Trump 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.
Trump throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Aiken sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Aiken catches Trump with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Aiken misses with a wild body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aiken misses with a low kick.
Aiken is looking to slow Trump down with leg kicks.
Trump pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Aiken went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Trump throws a big shot that misses.
Aiken misses with a hook.
A swing and a miss from Trump.
Aiken takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Trump lands the left hand.
Trump throws a hook but Aiken avoids it easily.
Trump scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Aiken misses the jab.
Trump misses with a hook
and Aiken connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jab from Trump.
Aiken walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aiken defending well as Trump loads up on a big left hand.
Aiken connects with a jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Aiken swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Trump throws a counter combo.
Trump moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Aiken misses with a two punch combination.
As Aiken backs off Trump throws a huge counter combo but Aiken manages to avoid it all.
Trump drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Trump tries to clinch but Aiken is having none of it.
Trump throws a hook but Aiken avoids it easily.
Trump misses with a hook.
Nice defenses there by Trump.
Trump uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Aiken.
Aiken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Trump moves away.
Trump throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Aiken throwing a counter right hand but Trump manages to avoid it.
Trump throws a looping overhand right but Aiken ducks down to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Hillary Trump will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Aiken throws a leg kick which misses Trump's front leg but catches the back leg as Trump tries to avoid it.
Trump misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
It looked like Aiken was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Trump.
Trump missing with a left hand there. Aiken was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Aiken throws a body punch but Trump moves out of range.
Aiken lands with a slapping head kick.
Trump fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Aiken on the side of the head.
Trump looks to land a left hand but Aiken moved out of range nicely.
Aiken ducks under a wild hook from Trump.
Trump misses with an uppercut
and Aiken counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Aiken misses with an uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Trump misses with a two punch combination.
A chopping leg kick lands by Aiken.
Trump swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Aiken rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Trump counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Aiken throws the left hand but Trump avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aiken throws a looping overhand right but Trump ducks down to avoid it.
Aiken misses the shot to the body.
Aiken misses with a body kick.
Aiken fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Trump looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

Trump clinches up against the cage.
Aiken wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Trump doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Trump lands a nice uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Aiken fails to land.
Aiken has a couple of punches blocked by Trump.
Trump swings wildly with an uppercut but Aiken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Trump blocks a body shot from Aiken.
Aiken takes a shot to the head.
Aiken scores with a hook to the body.
Trump goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Trump lands a left hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Trump has a couple of punches blocked by Aiken.
Aiken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short right from Aiken.
Aiken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Trump.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Aiken cracks Trump with a nice body shot.
Aiken throws a punch but it's blocked by Trump.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Trump.
Aiken misses with a hook to the ribs.
Aiken misses with a hook from the clinch.
Aiken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Trump's elbow.
Aiken lands a nice uppercut.
Aiken throws a head punch that misses.
Aiken tries to throw a body punch but Trump avoids it by throwing Aiken back against the cage.
Aiken lands a shoulder strike.
Trump misses with a punch to the body.
Trump blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Aiken breaks the clinch.
Trump throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aiken keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Trump.
Aiken misses the shot to the body.
Trump walks into a jab.
Some wild striking there from Trump.
Aiken throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Trump counters with a stiff right hand.
Aiken has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Aiken there as he acknowledges the shot.
Aiken cracks a nice hook into Trump's ribs.
Trump throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Trump fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
A looping hook to the body misses from Trump. Aiken does a little dance to reset his feet.
Trump moves into range and connects with a jab.
Trump lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Aiken circles away quickly and effectively.
A telegraphed right hand from Trump misses the target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aiken misses with a few strikes there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Trump defending well as Aiken loads up on a big left hand.
Aiken tries a head kick but it misses.
It seemed like Trump was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Aiken lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Trump tries to clinch but Aiken is having none of it.
Aiken throws a jab but it's blocked by Trump.
Aiken fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Trump on the side of the head.
Trump misses with a body shot.
Trump looks to throw the jab but Aiken is out of range.
Trump throws out a powerful jab.
Trump bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A jab lands there for Aiken.
Aiken takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Trump misses with a lunging right hand
letting Aiken counter with a right hand.

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 Midick Aiken.
I think Aiken has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 49:47
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 48:47
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 49:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Midick Aiken!

Midick Aiken is the new bantamweight champion!
A relieved looking Midick Aiken thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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Event: TGC 65: Boaz vs Yoshida 2     
Date:   Jul 14, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jean-Claude Marceau (ranked 1039 p4p, 171 weight class) and Nikos Giannopoulos (ranked 815 p4p, 132 weight class). This should be fireworks!

186 cm
23
205 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
184 cm
24
207 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Powerful takedowns
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jean-Claude Marceau!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Nikos Giannopoulos!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Wagner Zegers and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Marceau throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Marceau fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Giannopoulos on the side of the head.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Giannopoulos 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 Marceau has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Marceau and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Marceau gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Giannopoulos counters with an inside leg kick.
Giannopoulos misses with a low kick.
A little feinted left hand from Marceau on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Giannopoulos misses with a low kick.
A thudding body kick lands there by Giannopoulos!
Giannopoulos is looking to land body kicks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
No joy there for Giannopoulos, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Giannopoulos takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Marceau moves out of range as Giannopoulos throws a body kick.
Giannopoulos misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Marceau cracks a nice hook into Giannopoulos's ribs.
Giannopoulos throws a leg kick but Marceau moved away.
Marceau looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Giannopoulos throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Giannopoulos cracks the inside of Marceau's front leg.
Giannopoulos connects with a leg kick. Marceau looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Jean-Claude Marceau seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Both fighters circling a little - Marceau finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Giannopoulos has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Marceau throws a hook to the side of Giannopoulos's head but Giannopoulos sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Marceau tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Giannopoulos manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Marceau misses with a body shot
and Giannopoulos counters with a lovely straight right hand!

It looks like Jean-Claude Marceau has been cut.
A jab from Giannopoulos finds it's way through Marceau's defenses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Marceau misses with a low kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Giannopoulos! But no joy.
Marceau misses with a body kick.
Marceau scores with a jab to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Marceau scores with a jab.
Marceau cracks Giannopoulos with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Marceau fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Giannopoulos.
Marceau throws an overhand right that lands on Giannopoulos's shoulder, as Giannopoulos tries to avoid the shot.
Marceau backing away here, and Giannopoulos unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Giannopoulos closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Giannopoulos with a nice cross.
Giannopoulos tries to score with a low kick but Marceau moves his leg out of the way.
Marceau misses with a hook. Giannopoulos ducked under it nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Marceau looks to land a left hand but Giannopoulos moved out of range nicely.
Marceau misses with a leg kick
and Giannopoulos counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Marceau connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Giannopoulos connects with a body shot that sends Marceau's belly button to the back.
Giannopoulos takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Giannopoulos digs a good hook to Marceau's body.
Marceau throws a sloppy head kick and Giannopoulos moves out of range easily.
Giannopoulos throws a leg kick which misses Marceau's front leg but catches the back leg as Marceau tries to avoid it.
Giannopoulos tried to score with a low kick but Marceau checks it.
Marceau on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Giannopoulos. Giannopoulos obviously looking to wear him down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Marceau takes the fight into the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A short left from Giannopoulos.
Giannopoulos working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Marceau fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Giannopoulos lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Marceau backwards.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Giannopoulos creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

Giannopoulos's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Marceau fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Giannopoulos on the side of the head.
Marceau works Giannopoulos's body with a nice hook.
Marceau takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Giannopoulos gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Marceau.
Giannopoulos dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Marceau. That did some damage!
Giannopoulos scores with a spinning back kick!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nikos Giannopoulos dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Jean-Claude Marceau's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


A jab from Giannopoulos misses.
Giannopoulos cracks Marceau with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Nikos Giannopoulos seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Marceau cracks Giannopoulos with a good jab.
Giannopoulos checks a leg kick.
Giannopoulos explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Giannopoulos jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.

Jean-Claude Marceau's cut is getting worse.
Giannopoulos jabs at Marceau's body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The fighters circling - Marceau throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Marceau avoids a punch combination nicely.
Marceau misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Marceau misses with a hook
and Giannopoulos counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Marceau thinking.
Giannopoulos thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Marceau if he has to take too many more of those.
Marceau will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.

Giannopoulos cracks Marceau with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Giannopoulos has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Marceau to stand back up!
Marceau takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Marceau throws an off balance right hand
and Giannopoulos counters with a nice kick to the body.
Marceau steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Giannopoulos. That one must have hurt.
Giannopoulos scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Marceau chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Giannopoulos can pounce on him.
A slapping body kick lands there for Giannopoulos.
A jab from Giannopoulos misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Giannopoulos digs a good hook to Marceau's body.
A chopping leg kick lands by Giannopoulos.
Giannopoulos has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A solid leg kick lands there for Giannopoulos.
A jab from Marceau misses.
Giannopoulos lands a nice leg kick that just misses Marceau's sensitive parts.
Marceau on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

Jean-Claude Marceau's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Giannopoulos scores with a nice body kick.
A good leg kick by Giannopoulos.
Giannopoulos scoring well with a low kick there.
Marceau misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Giannopoulos connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

Marceau is rocked!

Jeez, Jean-Claude Marceau's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.

The referee calls the doctor in to look at Jean-Claude Marceau's cut. Oh no, the doctor has called an end to the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:14 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Nikos Giannopoulos!
A very excited looking Nikos Giannopoulos rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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Event: TGC 65: Boaz vs Yoshida 2     
Date:   Jul 14, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Iolyn Madog (ranked 788 p4p, 95 weight class) and Paddy Fagan (ranked 1292 p4p, 161 weight class). Iolyn Madog could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Paddy Fagan's chin.

170 cm
23
155 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
180 cm
23
171 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

KOMBAT KLOTHING

IniTech Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Iolyn Madog!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Paddy Fagan!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Nard Betker and Albert Achterberg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Madog swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fagan connects with a good right hand that stumbles Madog. Madog circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Madog tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Fagan paws at him with a jab and circles away.
A slow jab from Fagan misses its intended target.
Madog closes the distance looking to clinch
and Fagan counters with a stiff right hand.
Fagan avoids the body shot from Madog.
Madog misses with an uppercut. Fagan saw that one coming.
Fagan will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fagan takes a swing at Madog's ribcage but misses.
Fagan misses with a lunging right hand
enabling Madog to counter with a crisp jab.
Fagan takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Fagan throws the left hand but Madog avoids the punch easily.
Fagan throws a hook to the side of Madog's head but Madog sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fagan punishes Madog's body with a nice straight punch.
Madog throws a jab when Fagan was well out of range.
Madog tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Fagan was well out of range. Poor timing from Madog.
Madog attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Madog pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Fagan throws a jab when Madog was well out of range.
A slow jab from Fagan misses its intended target.
Iolyn Madog seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Fagan misses with a body shot.
Madog looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Fagan looks to score with a jab to the body but Madog is just out of range.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Fagan crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Madog - the referee stops the clock and Fagan gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Madog. Fagan manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Fagan throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Madog.
Fagan will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
A looping hook to the body misses from Madog. Fagan does a little dance to reset his feet.
Madog misses with a straight right.
Fagan tries to counter by closing the distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Madog slips a straight right by Fagan.
Fagan lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Fagan throws a hook but Madog avoids it easily.
Madog throws a sloppy body shot
and Fagan counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Madog throws out a loose jab but Fagan uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fagan ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Madog moves away.
Madog misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fagan.
A big right from Madog misses.
Madog listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Madog avoids the body shot from Fagan.
Madog throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fagan throws the left hand but Madog avoids the punch easily.
Madog looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Madog looks to score with a jab to the body but Fagan is just out of range.
Madog wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Madog connects with a leg kick. Fagan looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fagan uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Madog.
A little jabbing left from Fagan on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Madog attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A little jabbing left from Fagan on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A jab from Fagan misses.
Madog throws an overhand right that lands on Fagan's shoulder, as Fagan tries to avoid the shot.
Madog gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Madog takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Fagan cracks a nice hook into Madog's ribs.
Madog misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fagan.
Fagan on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Madog. Madog obviously looking to wear him down.
Madog avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Fagan lands a head shot.
Madog is looking to land body kicks.
Fagan dips to his left and cracks Madog with an uppercut!
Fagan moves out of range of the strikes.
Fagan looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Madog looks to score with a jab to the body but Fagan is just out of range.
Madog takes a body punch but keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fagan lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Madog backs up against the cage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Fagan doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Madog throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Fagan misses with an uppercut. Madog saw that one coming.
Madog thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Fagan if he has to take too many more of those.
Fagan throws a jab but it's blocked by Madog.
The fighters circling - Fagan throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Madog throws the left hand but Fagan avoids the punch easily.
Fagan connects with a body shot that sends Madog's belly button to the back.
Fagan slips a jab from Madog.
Madog changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Madog avoids the body shot from Fagan.
Good shot there by Madog.
Madog is looking to slow Fagan down with leg kicks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Fagan throws a hook but Madog avoids it easily.
Madog avoids a punch combination nicely.
The fighters circling - Madog throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Madog throws a half hearted mid kick.
Fagan looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Madog chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Fagan tries to clinch but Madog moves out of range.
Madog appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Fagan scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Madog 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.
Madog misses with a hook
and Fagan counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Paddy Fagan seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Fagan misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from Fagan misses.
Fagan fails to land with a series of punches.
Fagan 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.
Fagan throws a series of punches but Madog moves out of range.
Madog fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Madog throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Fagan sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Fagan takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Fagan scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Madog cracks the inside of Fagan's front leg.
Madog tries to clinch but Fagan moves out of range.
Fagan scores with a punch to the head.
Fagan swings for the body but Madog moves out of range.
Fagan scores with a body shot.
Fagan scores with a three punch combo!
Fagan swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Fagan avoids the body shot from Madog.
Fagan swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Madog misses with an uppercut
and Fagan counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Madog scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Madog rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Fagan counters with a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Good standup being displayed there by Fagan as he connects with a hook.
Madog moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Fagan's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Fagan gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Madog.
A jab from Madog misses.
Madog ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Madog dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Fagan misses with a two punch combination.
Madog swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Madog clobbers Fagan with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Fagan throws a body punch but Madog moves out of range.
Fagan keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Fagan avoids the head kick by Madog.
Madog takes a swing at Fagan's ribcage but misses.
A lazy left from Fagan finds it's target.
Fagan misses with a right hand
and Madog counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Fagan thinking.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Fagan misses.
Madog feinted there with a counter leg kick.
That kick from Madog tenderised Fagan's leg. Fagan is trying to keep his angry face on.

Madog rushes Fagan and presses him up against the cage.
Fagan tries to throw a body punch but Madog avoids it by throwing Fagan back against the cage.
Madog lands with a light punch inside.
Fagan misses with a body punch.
Madog misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short right from Madog.
Madog is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Nice body punch from Madog.
Fagan lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Madog pushes Fagan back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Madog swings wildly with an uppercut but Fagan uses good head movement to avoid it.
Madog prevents a body shot from Fagan.
Good body shot from Fagan.

Fagan breaks from the clinch.
Fagan ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Madog moves away.
Fagan throws a looping overhand right but Madog ducks down to avoid it.
Madog scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Fagan thuds his right hand into Madog's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Fagan connects with a body shot.
A jab lands there for Madog.
Fagan defending well as Madog loads up on a big left hand.
Danga de danga de dang - Madog scores with a four punch combination!

Fagan is rocked!
Madog lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Fagan is still on wobbly legs! Can Madog finish him?
Fagan misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Madog.
Madog scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Fagan.
Madog avoids a punch combination nicely.
Madog digs a good hook to Fagan's body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Today's fight clock is brought to you by... OOOH that's a huge shot by Madog! Fagan is in big trouble here - the ref steps in to save him and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:51 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Iolyn Madog!
Our winner, Iolyn Madog, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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RATING
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Event: CEC 601     
Date:   Jul 13, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Zane Mason (ranked 157 p4p, 28 weight class) and Desmond Glass (ranked 135 p4p, 23 weight class). Glass has chosen Across 110th Street by Bobby Womack as his entrance music. Desmond Glass told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

180 cm
38
174 lbs
39 - 20 - 0
191 cm
28
185 lbs
18 - 7 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Sully's Bar & Grill



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 39 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Zane Mason!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Desmond Glass!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Glass misses with a hook.
A nice inside leg kick there by Mason. That's going to slow Glass down.
Glass swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Mason swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Mason takes one on the chin but seems OK.
A nice inside leg kick there by Mason. That's going to slow Glass down.
A lazy left from Glass finds it's target.
Glass checks a leg kick.
Mason looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Glass takes a swing at Mason's ribcage but misses.
Mason tried to counter with a leg kick but Glass avoided it.
Glass changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Glass scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Glass misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mason.
Desmond Glass seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mason tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Glass connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Glass is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Glass missing with a left hand there. Mason was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Glass misses with a straight left.
Glass scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Glass fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Mason lands with a kick to the ribs.
Mason misses with a hook.
Glass lands a leg kick that knocks Mason off balance momentarily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mason throws a head kick but Glass moves out of range.
Glass throws a body shot but no joy.
A slapping leg kick lands for Glass.
Mason jabs Glass to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Glass swings for the body but Mason moves out of range.
Glass throws a jab when Mason was well out of range.
Jab from Glass.
Mason connects with the punch.
Mason uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Glass.
Some bone on bone action there as Mason checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Mason tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Glass was well out of range. Poor timing from Mason.
Glass avoids the body shot from Mason.
We've been informed that Glass 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.
Glass jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Glass throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Mason is looking to counter with head kicks.
Glass stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Mason connects with a body shot.
Mason takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
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!
Mason uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Glass.
Glass scores with a nice right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Glass slips a straight right by Mason.
Glass steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mason.
Glass avoids the head kick by Mason.
Jab from Glass.
Mason slips under a jab.
Mason uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Glass.
Glass is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Mason.

It looks like Desmond Glass has been cut.
Glass avoids a kick to the body.
Glass throws a leg kick but Mason sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Glass throws a quick inside leg kick.
Glass throws an off balance right hand
and Mason counters with a stiff right hand.
Glass throws a body punch but Mason moves out of range.
Glass throws the left hand but Mason avoids the punch easily.
Mason looks to score with a jab to the body but Glass is just out of range.
Mason uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Glass.
A big left from Glass misses.
Glass connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Glass.
Glass misses with a straight left.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Glass swings for the body but Mason moves out of range.
Glass misses with a looping left.
Mason is looking to clinch but Glass is avoiding it.
Glass avoids the body shot from Mason.
Mason displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Glass throws out the jab.
Glass is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Mason had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Glass takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Glass pivots, looking for a leg kick but Mason is out of range and Glass settles back down.
Mason jabs at Glass's body.
Glass checks a leg kick.
Mason scores with a sloppy right hand. Glass should have avoided that one.
Mason misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Glass.
A decent looking cross lands there for Glass.
Mason checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Mason lands a jab.
Mason checks a low kick from Glass.
Glass misses with a wild body shot.
Glass gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mason misses the shot to the body.
Glass throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Mason takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mason throws a looping overhand right but Glass ducks down to avoid it.
Mason looks for the body kick but Glass saw that one coming.
Glass misses with a body shot.
Mason scores with a nice right hand.
Mason lands with a slapping head kick.
Glass takes a swing at Mason's ribcage but misses.
Glass pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Glass throws a leg kick but Mason checks it.
Mason misses the shot to the body.
Glass moves into range and connects with a jab.
Mason looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Mason digs a good hook to Glass's body.
Glass looks to throw the jab but Mason is out of range.
Glass misses with a low kick as Mason jumps back.
As Glass tries to get set, Mason tries to push him back and clinch up but Glass manages to avoid the attempt.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mason throws an overhand right that lands on Glass's shoulder, as Glass tries to avoid the shot.
A jab from Mason does it's job there.
A big left from Glass misses.
Glass scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mason fails with an attempt to clinch.
Mason backing away here, and Glass unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Mason is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Glass.
Mason lands a really nice looking cross but Glass seems unphased.
A telegraphed right hand from Glass misses the target.
Mason keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Mason lands with a shot to the body.
Mason fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Glass looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

Mason drives through and clinches with Glass against the cage.
Glass lands a body punch.
Glass can't break the clinch.
Mason lands a right hand.

Glass breaks from the clinch.
Glass throws a leg kick which misses Mason's front leg but catches the back leg as Mason tries to avoid it.
Mason steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Glass.
Mason moves out of range of the strikes.
A quick step to the side and Mason tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mason showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Glass.
Mason scores with a hook to the body. Glass takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Mason slips a straight right by Glass.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Glass with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Mason to score with a decent uppercut.
Mason avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Glass misses with a right hand
and Mason counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Glass staying out of range there.
Glass lands with a cross.
Glass misses with a looping left.
Mason bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Glass throws a body punch but Mason moves out of range.
Glass lands with a shot to the body.
Glass digs a good body shot into Mason's ribs.
Glass is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Glass listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Glass keeps the fight on the outside.
Glass takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mason checks a leg kick.
Glass throws a jab when Mason was well out of range.
Mason swings for the body but Glass moves out of range.
Glass throws a hook but Mason blocks it.
Mason was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Mason.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Glass. Mason does a little dance to reset his feet.
Glass blocks the body kick.
Mason lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Glass misses the shot to the body.
Glass tries to bum rush Mason with a series of wild strikes but Mason uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
A looping hook to the body misses from Glass. Mason does a little dance to reset his feet.
Glass takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Mason misses with a wild body shot.
Mason misses with a body kick.
Glass unleashes a big counter combination but Mason bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Glass slips a jab from Mason.
Glass takes one on the button.
Glass scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Mason swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Glass! But no joy.
Glass fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
A jab from Glass misses.
Glass misses with an uppercut. Mason saw that one coming.
Mason ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Glass moves away.
Glass scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Glass misses the shot to the body.
Mason lands with a right hand.
Glass throws a body punch but Mason moves out of range.
A jab from Mason finds it's way through Glass's defenses.
Glass throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mason throws a wild body kick that Glass sees coming a mile off.
A jab from Mason misses.
Mason scores with a crisp jab that stopped Glass in his tracks.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mason. Glass does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mason keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Glass.
Mason throws a hook but Glass avoids it easily.
A jab from Glass misses.
Mason is looking to counter punch.
Glass loads up on a big right hand but Mason slips the punch.
Mason throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Glass just misses with a punch to the body.
Mason punishes Glass's body with a nice straight punch.
Glass looks to score with a jab to the body but Mason is just out of range.
Glass lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Mason at a distance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Glass defending well as Mason loads up on a big left hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mason fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Mason throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Mason jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Glass 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.
Glass drops his hands momentarily and Mason takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Glass throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Mason swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Mason on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Mason 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.
Mason sizes up Glass with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Mason moves out of range of the strikes.
Mason takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Nice defenses there by Glass.
Mason throws out a loose jab but Glass uses good head movement to avoid it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mason lands a nice leg kick that just misses Glass's sensitive parts.
Glass misses with a wild body shot.
Glass scores with a jab to the head.
The fighters circling - Mason throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Glass swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Zane Mason will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Desmond Glass's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Mason throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Mason throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Desmond Glass seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Glass is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Mason.
Glass ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Glass throws a leg kick that misses.
Glass misses with a body shot.
Glass throws a body punch but Mason moves out of range.
Mason throws a big counter combination but Glass scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Mason lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Glass lands with a thumping leg kick.
Mason throws a body shot but no joy.
Mason is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Mason throws a body punch but Glass moves out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Glass! But no joy.
Mason slips under a jab.
Glass misses with a hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mason jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Mason misses with an uppercut. Glass saw that one coming.
Good shot there by Mason.
Mason uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Glass.
Glass scores with a leg kick.
Glass fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Mason has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Glass lands a nice shot that snaps Mason's head back.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Mason checks a leg kick.
Glass uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mason.
Glass uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mason.
Mason lands a body shot.
Mason misses with a body kick.
Mason throws out a loose jab but Glass uses good head movement to avoid it.
Glass swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A cross from Mason lands.
Mason throws a body punch but Glass moves out of range.
It seemed like Glass was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A leg kick checked by Glass.
Mason staying out of range there.
Mason looks to land a right hand but Glass moved out of range.
Glass misses with a straight right.
The fighters circle momentarily. Glass darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Glass throws a poor cross that misses
and Mason counters with an outside leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Glass.
Mason quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Glass takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A left and a right from Mason both land. Nice combination.
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!
Glass connects with a solid leg kick.
Mason looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Glass scores with a jab.
Glass looks to throw the jab but Mason is out of range.
Glass has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Glass just misses with a punch to the body.
Mason throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Glass stuns Mason with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Glass fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Mason with a nice cross.
Glass uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mason.
Mason blocks a jab.
A counter left hand to the body from Mason misses its target.
Mason ducks under a wild hook from Glass.
Mason lands the left hand.
Mason slips a straight right by Glass.
Mason digs a good body shot into Glass's ribs.

Mason has closed the distance and engaged Glass in a clinch.
Glass unloads a knee to the mid-section. Mason lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Mason breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Glass tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Mason ducks under a wild hook from Glass.
Mason slips under a jab.
Mason is looking to counter with a body kick.
Mason keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A quick step to the side and Mason tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Glass misses the shot to the body.
Glass tries to work over Mason's front leg with a kick but Mason checks it.
Mason fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Glass manages to avoid it.
Mason misses with a body shot.
Mason connects with a body shot that sends Glass's belly button to the back.
Some bone on bone action there as Mason checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Glass misses with a right hand
and Mason counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Glass finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Glass misses with an uppercut
and Mason cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Glass fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Mason on the side of the head.
Mason ducks under a wild hook from Glass.
Glass misses with a hook. Mason ducked under it nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Glass throws a body punch but Mason moves out of range.
Mason with a jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mason moves away from the strike by Glass.
Glass throws a leg kick which misses Mason's front leg but catches the back leg as Mason tries to avoid it.
Glass throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Mason stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Mason connects with a good right hand that stumbles Glass. Glass circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Mason uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Glass.
Mason throws a body shot but no joy.
Mason moves away from the strike by Glass.
Mason connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
A jab lands there for Mason.
Danga de danga de dang - Mason scores with a four punch combination!
Glass takes a swing at Mason's ribcage but misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mason keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Glass.
The fighters circling - Mason throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Glass misses with a hook
and Mason counters with a good, hard body kick but Glass shrugs it off.
Glass thows a leg kick but Mason checks it
and Mason cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Glass lands a nice shot that snaps Mason's head back.

And that's the end of the fight!
Zane Mason showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Mason 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 29:28
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 29:28
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Zane Mason!

A relieved looking Zane Mason thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
In defeat, Desmond Glass stepped up to the mic, saying 'I have to get with my coaches and manager, and rethink my gameplan going forward. I'll be back.'.
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FIGHT
RATING
86%

 

Event: Syn 585     
Date:   Jul 06, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Pavel Savkov (ranked 237 p4p, 36 weight class) and Yancy Makaki Iii (ranked 171 p4p, 31 weight class). I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

175 cm
27
180 lbs
18 - 7 - 0
182 cm
29
177 lbs
20 - 9 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Pavel Savkov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Yancy Makaki Iii!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Sam Margolis and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Savkov throws an overhand right that lands on Makaki Iii's shoulder, as Makaki Iii tries to avoid the shot.
Makaki Iii wants to clinch but Savkov slips to the side
and Savkov counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Savkov swings widly with a right hand
and Makaki Iii counters with an inside leg kick.
Savkov slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Makaki Iii uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Savkov has time to react.
Savkov looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Savkov on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Yancy Makaki Iii seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Makaki Iii tries to score with a low kick but Savkov moves his leg out of the way.
Makaki Iii looks to score with a jab to the body but Savkov is just out of range.
Makaki Iii goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Savkov attempts a counter takedown but Makaki Iii avoids it well and moves away.
Savkov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Makaki Iii manages to avoid it.
It seemed like Makaki Iii was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Makaki Iii scores with a nice strike.
Makaki Iii throws a body punch but Savkov moves out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Savkov defending well as Makaki Iii loads up on a big left hand.
Makaki Iii scoring well with a low kick there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Savkov circles away from the clinch attempt
and Savkov connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Savkov walks into a straight right hand from Makaki Iii.
Makaki Iii fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Savkov.
Makaki Iii looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Savkov was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Savkov shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Makaki Iii defends it nicely.
Makaki Iii appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Savkov takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Makaki Iii throws a leg kick but Savkov checks it.
Makaki Iii throws a big shot that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Makaki Iii throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Makaki Iii throws a chopping leg kick but Savkov manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Makaki Iii lands a slapping body shot.
Savkov misses the jab.
Yancy Makaki Iii is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A lazy left from Savkov finds it's target.
Savkov with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Makaki Iii to score with a decent uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Makaki Iii misses with an uppercut. Savkov saw that one coming.
Makaki Iii tries to work over Savkov's front leg with a kick but Savkov checks it.
Makaki Iii looks to score with a jab to the body but Savkov is just out of range.
Makaki Iii has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Makaki Iii lands a jab to Savkov's midsection.
Savkov lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Makaki Iii misses the jab.
Savkov changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Makaki Iii tries to clinch up but Savkov circles away and keeps his distance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Savkov shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Savkov working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Savkov throws a big elbow that misses.
Makaki Iii is trying to control the position but Savkov postures up.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Savkov accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Savkov trying to control the position from guard on top but Makaki Iii is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Makaki Iii working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Savkov.
Savkov throwing strikes but missing.
Makaki Iii keeping moving, preventing Savkov from controlling successfully.
Savkov working some strikes from top position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Savkov postures up and lands a big shot to Makaki Iii's brow.
Savkov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Savkov has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Savkov trying to control the position from guard on top but Makaki Iii is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Savkov stays in close to Makaki Iii's body and controls the position.
Savkov trying to control the position from guard on top but Makaki Iii is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Savkov is looking to work some ground and pound but Makaki Iii has wrist control.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Makaki Iii holds on and takes a little breather.
Makaki Iii utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Savkov throwing strikes from guard but Makaki Iii blocks nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Yancy Makaki Iii 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.


Makaki Iii staying out of range there.
Makaki Iii stuns Savkov with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Makaki Iii connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Savkov misses with a double jab.
Makaki Iii swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A telegraphed right hand from Makaki Iii misses the target.
Makaki Iii listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Makaki Iii ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Savkov scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Makaki Iii tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Makaki Iii has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Savkov throws a jab when Makaki Iii was well out of range.
Savkov is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Makaki Iii throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Savkov sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Makaki Iii tries to clinch up.
Makaki Iii connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Makaki Iii waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Savkov.
A cross from Savkov lands.
Makaki Iii lands a nice leg kick that just misses Savkov's sensitive parts.
Makaki Iii misses with an attempted mid kick.
Makaki Iii throws a body punch but Savkov moves out of range.
Makaki Iii looks to throw a body kick

and Savkov counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Makaki Iii!
Savkov throws a strike aimed at the side of Makaki Iii's head but Makaki Iii avoids it well.
Savkov trying to control the position but Makaki Iii is working away.

Savkov has worked his way into a potential kimura here. Makaki Iii is trying to get out of the position but his squirming has just got him deeper into trouble. Savkov yanks on the arm and Makaki Iii is forced to tap due to a very painful looking submission! Nice work by Savkov.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Pavel Savkov!
In his post fight interview, Pavel Savkov started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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RATING
49%

 

Event: Syn 585     
Date:   Jul 06, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Evil Nixon (ranked 35 p4p, 8 weight class) and Leeland Lillard (ranked 208 p4p, 33 weight class). Leeland Lillard has the eye of the tiger tonight.

188 cm
32
211 lbs
30 - 6 - 2
192 cm
31
217 lbs
18 - 7 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Evil Nixon!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Leeland Lillard!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Richard Clark and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nixon throws a jab when Lillard was well out of range.
Nixon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Lillard wants to clinch.
Lillard throws an off balance right hand
and Nixon counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A looping hook to the body misses from Lillard. Nixon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nixon throwing a counter right hand but Lillard manages to avoid it.
Lillard throws a combination. Nixon tries to block but a couple of punches get through.

It looks like Evil Nixon has been cut.
Nixon 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.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nixon sizes up Lillard with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Nixon scores with a jab to the jaw.
A chopping leg kick lands by Nixon.
Nixon connects with a right hand. Lillard shakes it off.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nixon throws a body punch but Lillard moves out of range.
Lillard keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nixon throws a hook but Lillard blocks it.

Nixon drives through and clinches with Lillard against the cage.
Lillard swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Lillard misses with a punch to the body.
Lillard working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Lillard misses with a hook from the clinch.
Nixon blocks an uppercut.
Nixon is pushing Lillard up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Nixon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Lillard has a couple of punches blocked by Nixon.
Lillard lands a hook that snaps the head of Nixon backwards.
A short right from Nixon on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Lillard.
Lillard can't find room to land a body shot as Nixon controls the action.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nixon pushes Lillard back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Lillard working aggressively here.
Nixon blocks an uppercut.
Nixon tries to throw a body punch but Lillard avoids it by throwing Nixon back against the cage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Good body shot from Lillard.
Nixon misses with the head strike.
Nixon blocking some punches.
Nixon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Lillard has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Nixon seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Lillard can turn it around.
Nixon lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Lillard blocks a body shot from Nixon.
A head punch on the inside from Lillard fails to land.
Nixon misses with a punch to the body.
Lillard fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Lillard tries a body shot but Nixon blocks it.
Lillard working aggressively here.
I was talking to Nixon's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Lillard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Nixon lands a left hand.
Lillard misses with a hook from the clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Lillard creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Nixon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Lillards head.
Lillard lands a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nixon blocking some punches.
Lillard misses with a hook from the clinch.
Nixon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Lillard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Nixon scores with a nice hook to the head.
Nixon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Nixon blocks an uppercut.
Lillard tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Nixon avoids it.
Still in the clinch, Nixon scores with a nice short uppercut.
A right handed body shot lands from Nixon.
Nixon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nixon lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Nixon swings wildly with an uppercut but Lillard uses good head movement to avoid it.
Lillard presses Nixon against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Nixon scores with a hook to the body.
Nixon scores with a nice hook to the head.
Nixon avoids a wild elbow strike from Lillard.
Lillard blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Nixon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Lillard blocking some punches.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Lillard.
A head punch on the inside from Lillard fails to land.
Lillard scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Lillard lands a right hand.
Lillard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Lillard misses with some punches.
Nixon can't find room to land a body shot as Lillard controls the action.
Nixon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Lillard misses with a punch on the inside.
Nixon prevents a body shot from Lillard.
Nixon throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Nixon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nixon misses with some punches.
Lillard prevents a body shot from Nixon.
Nixon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A hook to the body from Nixon.
Nixon lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Lillard lands a left hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Evil Nixon dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Evil Nixon's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Lillard moves out of range of the body kick.
Nixon throws a body kick that misses.
Nixon throws a big shot that misses.
Nixon misses with a looping right.
Nixon feints and then cracks Lillard's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Lillard down.
Nixon throws a leg kick
and Lillard counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Nixon blocks a jab.
Nixon takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nixon swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Lillard looks to score with a jab to the body but Nixon is just out of range.
Nixon takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Nixon lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lillard closes the distance but Nixon moves to the side
and Nixon counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Lillard missing with a left hand there. Nixon was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Lillard checks a leg kick.
Lillard moves away from the strike by Nixon.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Some wild striking there from Lillard.

Nixon fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Lillard, pushing him back against the cage.
Nixon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Lillard lands an uppercut.
Lillard pushes Nixon back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Lillard has a couple of punches blocked by Nixon.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lillard digs a right hand into Nixon's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Nixon's gas tank.
Nixon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A head punch on the inside from Nixon fails to land.
Lillard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Lillard blocks an uppercut.
Lillard prevents a body shot from Nixon.
Nixon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Lillard blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Lillard lands with a short shot to the head.
Lillard struggles to land a body shot inside as Nixon controls his hands.
Lillard lands with a short punch from the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A hook to the body from Nixon.
Nixon softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Lillard misses with a hook from the clinch.
Nixon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Nixon escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Nixon pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Lillard gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Nixon counters with a lovely shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nixon will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Nixon. Lillard does a little dance to reset his feet.
Lillard throws a body shot but no joy.
Nixon swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A slow jab from Nixon misses its intended target.
Nixon lands with a nice body kick.
Nixon throws out a loose jab but Lillard uses good head movement to avoid it.
Lillard replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Nixon blocks it well.
Nixon takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Lillard lands with a nice body kick.
Lillard goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Lillard throws a sloppy head kick and Nixon moves out of range easily.
A lazy left from Lillard finds it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lillard just misses with a punch to the body.
The crowd cheers as Nixon lands an impressive looking overhand right. Lillard doesn't seem phased though.
Nixon avoids the head kick by Lillard.
Nixon misses the shot to the body.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Lillard! But no joy.
Nixon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lillard moves away from the strike by Nixon.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nixon scores with a decent looking hook.
Nixon thumps Lillard with a low kick.
Good standup being displayed there by Nixon as he connects with a hook.
Nixon fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Whack! Nixon lands a heavy head kick that drops Lillard. The ref tackles Nixon to stop the fight - a great save by the referee because Lillard was done.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Head Kick). Evil Nixon!
During a confident post fight interview, Evil Nixon thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: PFC 49 Com vs Darkk*     
Date:   Jun 30, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Liam Browne (ranked 56 p4p, 8 weight class) and Yes Man Sanchez (ranked 140 p4p, 19 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

184 cm
26
189 lbs
14 - 1 - 1
191 cm
29
194 lbs
26 - 13 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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KOMBAT KLOTHING



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 14 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Liam Browne!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Yes Man Sanchez!
The judges for this bout are Alyssa Summers, John Kavanagh and David Schapiro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sanchez swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Browne is looking to counter the offense by Sanchez and move into the clinch.
Sanchez walks forward, straight into a front kick from Browne.
Browne uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Sanchez.
Browne moves out of range of the body kick.
Sanchez misses with an uppercut.
Sanchez's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Browne connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Sanchez scrambles back to his feet.
Browne avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Browne scores with a shot to the body.
Browne scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Sanchez ducks under a wild hook from Browne.
Browne connects with a good right hand that stumbles Sanchez. Sanchez circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Browne staying out of range there.
Browne is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Sanchez.
Browne on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Browne slips under a jab from Sanchez.
Browne getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Browne throws the left hand but Sanchez avoids the punch easily.
Browne takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sanchez throws a looping overhand right but Browne ducks down to avoid it.
Sanchez throws a leg kick but Browne moved away.
Sanchez misses with an uppercut.
Browne feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Sanchez's calf.
Sanchez on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Browne. Browne obviously looking to wear him down.
A looping hook to the body misses from Browne. Sanchez does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nice defenses there by Browne.
Browne moves out of range of the body kick from Sanchez.
Sanchez throws a chopping leg kick but Browne manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A cross from Browne lands.
Sanchez throws a jab when Browne was well out of range.
Sanchez takes one to the chin there.
Browne thuds his shin into the meat of Sanchez's side.
Browne throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Browne misses with a jab, cross combination.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sanchez. Browne does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez slips under a jab from Browne.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Browne misses with a low kick as Sanchez jumps back.
Browne throws a push kick but Sanchez slaps the foot to one side.
Sanchez tried to score with a low kick but Browne checks it.
Browne punishes Sanchez's body with a nice straight punch.
Browne misses with a body shot
and Sanchez cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Sanchez scores with the left hand. Browne knows he should have avoided that one.
Sanchez staying out of range there.
Sanchez swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Sanchez throws a lazy right hand but Browne sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Sanchez avoids the head kick by Browne.
A leg kick checked by Sanchez.
Browne misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Browne throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Sanchez lands with an uppercut that bounces Browne off the cage and back into range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez looks to land a combination. Browne sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Sanchez cracks Browne with a right hand to the side of the head.
Sanchez moves out of range of the body kick from Browne.
Good exchange - Browne coming out on top.
Browne throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Sanchez ducks right into an uppercut from Browne.
Sanchez avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Sanchez throws the left hand but Browne avoids the punch easily.
Browne avoids the body shot from Sanchez.
Browne throws a body shot but no joy.
A left lands for Sanchez.
An inside leg kick lands from Browne.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Browne looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Browne ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sanchez moves away.
Browne bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Sanchez's head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Browne throws a sloppy body shot
and Sanchez cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A swing and a miss from Browne.
Browne wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Browne has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Browne there as he acknowledges the shot.
Browne lands with a kick to the ribs.
A lazy left from Browne finds it's target.
Browne swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Sanchez counters with a three punch combo that has Browne backing up. Browne nods at Sanchez to acknowledge the strikes.
Browne ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sanchez moves away.
Sanchez looks to throw the jab but Browne is out of range.
Browne cracks Sanchez with an open hand slap.
Browne throws a leg kick that is checked
and Sanchez counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Browne feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Sanchezs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Browne throws a hook to the side of Sanchez's head but Sanchez sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Browne throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Browne will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sanchez rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Browne counters with a nice uppercut.
Sanchez is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Browne.
Browne takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Browne is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Sanchez can do to turn this around?
A slow jab from Browne misses its intended target.
Browne connects with a looping right hand.
Sanchez connects with a crisp jab.
Sanchez throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Browne swings away with a body shot that misses
and Browne takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Sanchez moves forwards but Browne connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Browne looks to land a body kick but Sanchez moved away.
Sanchez misses with a looping right.
A jab lands there for Browne.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sanchez keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sanchez sizes up Browne with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Liam Browne is winning the standup battle so far.
Sanchez tries to clinch but Browne is having none of it.
Browne throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Sanchez counters with a nice low kick that buckles Browne's knee momentarily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sanchez buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Browne fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Sanchez.
Browne moves out of range as Sanchez strikes.
Browne throws out a loose jab but Sanchez uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sanchez throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Sanchez misses with a hook.
Sanchez fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Browne manages to avoid it.
Sanchez cracks Browne with a right hand to the side of the head.
Browne is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
An inside leg kick from Browne misses.
Sanchez steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Browne. That one must have hurt.
Sanchez tries to land a leg kick but Browne saw it coming and moves away.
Browne thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Sanchez if he has to take too many more of those.
Sanchez pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Browne misses with an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez loads up on a big right hand but Browne slips the punch.
Browne swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Browne tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sanchez was well out of range. Poor timing from Browne.
Sanchez misses with a straight right.
Browne went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Sanchez takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Sanchez fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Browne on the side of the head.
Sanchez scores with a one two! Browne had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Sanchez buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Browne bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Sanchez's head backwards.
Sanchez tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Browne takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Browne moves out of range of the body kick from Sanchez.
Browne wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Sanchez connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Sanchez misses with a body shot.
Browne ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sanchez moves away.
Sanchez is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Browne doesn't seem bothered though.
Browne connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Sanchez momentarily.
Browne comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Browne throws a jab but it's blocked by Sanchez.
Browne looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Browne connects with a high kick.
Browne digs a good body shot into Sanchez's ribs.
Browne connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Sanchez throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Browne connects with an inside leg kick.
Sanchez has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Browne throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Browne keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sanchez.
Browne is looking to counter with a body kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Browne takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Sanchez throws a low kick but Browne avoids it.
Browne misses with a kick to the body
and Sanchez cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez connects with a high kick.
Browne scores with a nice right hand.
Sanchez's corner calls for a 1-2. Sanchez obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Sanchez slips under a jab from Browne.
Sanchez throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Browne counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Browne scores with a jab.
Browne pushes Sanchez away with a front kick.
Sanchez misses the body punch
and Browne counters with a straight right hand.
Browne blocks a low kick nicely.
Sanchez takes a swing at Browne's ribcage but misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Browne turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Sanchez throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Browne's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Browne duly obliges.
Browne throws a half hearted mid 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 Liam Browne will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Browne fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Browne.
Browne looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Sanchez stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Browne.
Sanchez jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Sanchez's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Sanchez throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Sanchez might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Browne has got the better of the exchanges.
Sanchez throws a body shot but no joy.
Browne looks to land a body kick but Sanchez moved away.
Browne misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Sanchez cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Sanchez looks to land a right hand but Browne moved out of range.
Sanchez has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Browne.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Browne gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Sanchez takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Sanchez lands the left hand.
Browne misses with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sanchez lunges at Browne with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Browne's hand.
Sanchez punishes Browne's body with a nice straight punch.
Browne ducks under a wild hook from Sanchez.
Browne keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Browne tried to score with a low kick but Sanchez checks it.
A combination from Browne does no damage.
A big left from Sanchez misses.
Browne ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Sanchez fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Browne has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Sanchez throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
That kick from Sanchez tenderised Browne's leg. Browne is trying to keep his angry face on.
Browne misses with a body kick.
Sanchez connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
A solid body kick from Browne.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sanchez steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Browne. That one must have hurt.
Browne looks to land a body kick but Sanchez moved away.
Sanchez feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Brownes jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Browne thows a left - swing and a miss!
It seemed like Sanchez was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Sanchez wants to land a leg kick but Browne is out of range.
Sanchez connects with a body shot that sends Browne's belly button to the back.
Browne goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Browne ducks under a wild hook from Sanchez.
Sanchez misses with a hook
and Browne counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Browne goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Browne misses with a hook. Sanchez ducked under it nicely.
Sanchez takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Browne throws a head kick that misses.
Sanchez digs a good hook to Browne's body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Browne tries to land a body kick
and Sanchez counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Sanchez lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Sanchez dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Browne. That did some damage!
Crunch! Browne slams his shin into Sanchez's torso.
Sanchez moves out of range of the leg kick from Browne.
Sanchez takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Browne throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Sanchez on the side of the head.
Sanchez lands a nice shot that snaps Browne's head back.
Sanchez throws a solid leg kick but Browne takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Sanchez.
Sanchez throws a nice outside leg kick.
Sanchez slips a jab from Browne.
Sanchez throws a lazy right hand but Browne sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Browne bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Sanchez's head backwards.
Browne blocks the body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Browne.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Browne blocks a jab.
Browne throws a sloppy head kick and Sanchez moves out of range easily.
Sanchez throws a solid leg kick but Browne takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Sanchez.
A bone on bone clash there as Browne blocks the leg kick.
Browne scores with a decent looking hook.
Sanchez jabs at Browne's body.
Browne scores with a spinning back kick!
Browne moves out of range of the body kick.
Sanchez looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Browne misses with an attempted mid kick.
Browne misses with a combination
and Sanchez counters with a thumping low kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sanchez on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Browne. Browne obviously looking to wear him down.
Sanchez walks into a straight right hand from Browne.
Sanchez just misses with a punch to the body.
Browne moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Sanchez takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Sanchez takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Nice shot lands for Browne.
Browne takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Sanchez misses with a straight left.
Browne wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Browne just misses with a punch to the body.
Sanchez tries a quick counter leg kick but Browne is wise to it.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Browne. Sanchez shrugs it off though.
A good leg kick by Browne.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Browne lands a body shot.
Browne fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sanchez manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sanchez takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Browne connects with a leg kick. Sanchez looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Browne misses with a series of wild punches.
Sanchez throws a poor cross that misses
enabling Browne to counter with a crisp jab.
Browne misses with a straight right.
Sanchez looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Sanchez on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Browne. Browne obviously looking to wear him down.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sanchez. Browne does a little dance to reset his feet.
A solid leg kick lands there for Sanchez.
Browne fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Sloppy strikes from Browne. Those never looked like landing.
Sanchez throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Browne connects with a leg kick. Sanchez looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Sanchez on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Browne. Browne obviously looking to wear him down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez misses with a looping right.
Browne displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sanchez throws out the jab.
Browne looks to score with a jab to the body but Sanchez is just out of range.
It seemed like Sanchez was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Browne throws a head kick that misses.
The fighters circling - Sanchez throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Browne throws out a loose jab but Sanchez uses good head movement to avoid it.
Browne misses the shot to the body.
Jab by Browne.
Browne jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sanchez throws a hook to the side of Browne's head but Browne sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Browne uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sanchez.
The fighters circling - Browne throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sanchez throws out a counter right but Browne avoids it with no problem.
Browne throws a front kick aimed at Sanchez's knee but Sanchez avoids it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Browne comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Sanchez turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Sanchez misses with a straight left.
Browne takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Browne swings for the body but Sanchez moves out of range.
Sanchez misses with a wild body shot.
Sanchez turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
The fighters circling - Sanchez throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sanchez is looking to slow Browne down with leg kicks.
Sanchez moves out of range of the body kick.
A little jabbing left from Sanchez on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Sanchez throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sanchez misses with a wild body shot.
Good work by Sanchez as he checks the leg kick.
Sanchez buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Browne throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Browne throws a leg kick which misses Sanchez's front leg but catches the back leg as Sanchez tries to avoid it.
Browne misses with a low kick as Sanchez jumps back.
Browne takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Sanchez takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Sanchez connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Sanchez swings for the body but Browne moves out of range.
Good work by Browne as he checks the leg kick.
Sanchez misses with a wild body shot.
Jab by Sanchez.
Browne tests Sanchez's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Sanchez with a body punch. A glancing blow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Liam Browne had his way with Yes Man Sanchez in that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Browne throws a head kick but Sanchez moves out of range.
Sanchez connects with a leg kick. Browne looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Browne takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A low kick from Browne misses
and Browne takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Sanchez lands a glancing blow to the side of Browne's head.
No joy there for Browne, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Sanchez throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Browne chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Sanchez throws a half hearted mid kick.
Browne takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sanchez with a jab.
Sanchez wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Sanchez steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Browne.
Sanchez lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Sanchez blocks the body kick.
And Sanchez responds with a good body kick, but Browne manages to step out the way in time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sanchez throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sanchez has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Browne finds it's way round the side to connect with Sanchez's head.
Sanchez connects with a jab.
A punch combination from Sanchez misses.
Sanchez looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Browne displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sanchez throws out the jab.
Sanchez jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Browne misses with a wild combination.
Sanchez punishes Browne's body with a nice straight punch.
Browne throws a body kick that misses.
A jab from Sanchez misses.
Browne looks to score with a jab to the body but Sanchez is just out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Sanchez stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Browne.
Sanchez throws a body shot but no joy.
Browne misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sanchez.
Nice straight punches there by Browne. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Browne.
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!
Sanchez feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Brownes jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Browne lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Browne fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sanchez manages to avoid it.
Sanchez misses with a straight left.
Sanchez ducks under a wild hook from Browne.
Browne uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sanchez.
Browne slips a straight right by Sanchez.
Sanchez throws a nice inside leg kick.
Yes Man Sanchez has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Liam Browne is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Sanchez misses
and Browne counters with a nice uppercut.
Browne tries to land a front kick but Sanchez steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Sanchez is looking to land body kicks.
Sanchez looks to throw the jab but Browne is out of range.
A nice inside leg kick there by Browne. That's going to slow Sanchez down.
A right-left combo lands from Browne.
Browne waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Sanchez.
Browne blocks a jab.
Sanchez walks forward, straight into a front kick from Browne.
Jab from Browne.
Sanchez takes one to the chin there.
Sanchez is looking to land body kicks.
Sanchez misses with a lunging right hand
and Browne counters with a three punch combo that has Sanchez backing up. Sanchez nods at Browne to acknowledge the strikes.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sanchez throws an off balance right hand
letting Browne counter with a right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez misses with a two punch combination.
Browne throws a jab when Sanchez was well out of range.
Sanchez pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Sanchez throws a predictable looking body shot
and Browne counters with a nice uppercut.
Browne slips a straight right by Sanchez.
Sanchez throws a big shot that misses.
Sanchez lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Browne stuns Sanchez with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Browne fakes the leg kick and cracks Sanchez in the body.
Browne throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Sanchez throws a right hand that misses
and Browne counters with a left and a right that stings Sanchez.
Browne throws a quick inside leg kick.
Browne closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.

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 Liam Browne.
Well Browne has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 50:45
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 49:46
Judge David Schapiro scores the fight 50:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Liam Browne!

Liam Browne retains his middleweight title!
A victorious Liam Browne 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: TGC 63: San Diego vs Baby     
Date:   Jun 30, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between John Tarley (ranked 3216 p4p, 440 weight class) and Jean-Claude Marceau (ranked 1236 p4p, 198 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

185 cm
22
210 lbs
7 - 4 - 0
186 cm
23
205 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, John Tarley!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jean-Claude Marceau!
The judges for this bout are Chris Downing, Tiny Johnson and George Francis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Good exchange - Tarley coming out on top.

It looks like Jean-Claude Marceau has been cut.
Tarley swings for the body but Marceau moves out of range.
Tarley misses with the combination.
Marceau fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Tarley is out of range.
Marceau keeps the fight on the outside.
Marceau scores with a kick to the midsection.
Tarley looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Tarley loads up on a big right hand but Marceau slips the punch.

Tarley tries to keep at a distance but Marceau has taken the fight into the clinch.
Tarley scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Marceau fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Marceau tries a body shot but Tarley blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Marceau fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Marceau slows down the pace here.
Marceau misses with the head strike.
Tarley tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Marceau doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Marceau lands a body shot in the clinch.
Marceau lands with a right to the head.
A nice left hand lands by Marceau.
Tarley swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Marceau blocks an uppercut.
Tarley throws a punch but it's blocked by Marceau.
A right hook to the body lands for Marceau.
Tarley is breathing heavily.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Marceau.
Marceau lands a hook that snaps the head of Tarley backwards.
Marceau scores with a nice hook to the head.
Marceau lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tarley backwards.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Marceau.
Tarley blocks a body shot from Marceau.
Marceau lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tarley backwards.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tarley prevents a body shot from Marceau.
A nice left hand lands by Marceau.
Marceau throws a punch but it's blocked by Tarley.
Marceau throws a head punch that misses.
Marceau blocking some punches.
Marceau doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tarley is trying to maintain a safe position but Marceau gets an underhook and turns Tarley into the cage.
Tarley can't seem to implement his control oriented gameplan at the moment. That's no bad thing of course, for those of us who want to see a good fight.
A head punch on the inside from Marceau fails to land.
Tarley swings wildly with an uppercut but Marceau uses good head movement to avoid it.
Marceau slowing the pace effectively.
Marceau lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tarley backwards.
Tarley tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tarley swings wildly with an uppercut but Marceau uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tarley swings wildly with an uppercut but Marceau uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tarley lands with a right to the head.
Nice body punch from Marceau - that landed with a thud.
Marceau lands a left hand.
Marceau throws a head punch that misses.
Marceau has a couple of punches blocked by Tarley.
Marceau struggles to land a body shot inside as Tarley controls his hands.
A short right from Marceau.
Marceau working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tarley working aggressively here.
Marceau goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tarley fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Marceau scores with a shoulder strike.
Marceau lands with a short head shot on the inside.

Marceau pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Nice uppercut there from Marceau.
Marceau lands a front kick.
Marceau throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Tarley on the side of the head.
Tarley is looking to clinch but Marceau is avoiding it.
Tarley looks to throw the jab but Marceau is out of range.
Marceau throws a fast counter high kick but Tarley manages to duck under it in time.
Marceau lands a nice looking body shot.
Marceau scores with a body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Marceau catches Tarley with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

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

Tarley is rocked!
Marceau buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Oh Tarley is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Marceau connects with a body shot that sends Tarley's belly button to the back.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tarley wants to clinch up but Marceau keeps it at a distance.
Marceau throws out a counter right but Tarley avoids it with no problem.
Tarley seems to have got his legs back now.
Marceau drops Tarley with a big left hand! Tarley is injured, injured bad! Marceau jumps in and finished him with strikes! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:10 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jean-Claude Marceau!
Jean-Claude Marceau seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: TGC 63: San Diego vs Baby     
Date:   Jun 30, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Diego Escobar (ranked 190 p4p, 27 weight class) and Iolyn Madog (ranked 560 p4p, 68 weight class). Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

182 cm
24
160 lbs
13 - 2 - 0
170 cm
23
155 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Urban Fighter
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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 13 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Diego Escobar!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Iolyn Madog!
The judges for this bout are Tiny Johnson, Frank Dennis and George Francis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Escobar throws a nice outside leg kick.
Madog tries to land a front kick but Escobar steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
An attempted straight right counter from Escobar misses the target.
Good leg kick by Escobar there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Escobar throws a head kick that half lands.
Madog tries to clinch there but Escobar circles away.
Madog takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Escobar tries to clinch but Madog is having none of it.
Escobar tries to land a front kick but Madog steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

Escobar gets tackled into the cage by Madog. Madog maintains the clinch.
Escobar scores with a shoulder strike.
A shot in the inside from Madog.

Escobar jumps guard.
Madog preventing the sweep.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Escobar is working hard here to advance position.
Madog's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Madog trying to stand up but can't free himself from Escobar's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Madog stopping the sweep attempt from Escobar.
Madog throwing strikes but missing.
Madog is looking to stand up but Escobar won't let him.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Madog moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Escobar throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Escobar misses with a wild body shot.
Jab from Escobar.
Madog looks for the body kick but Escobar saw that one coming.
An inside leg kick from Madog misses.
Escobar appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Escobar dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Madog steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Escobar.
Madog wants to counter the offense by Escobar and move into the clinch position.
Escobar wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
A jab from Madog finds it's way through Escobar's defenses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar moves out of range of the body kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Escobar misses the target.
Escobar looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Escobar is looking to clinch.
Escobar tests Madog's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Escobar.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Escobar lands an overhand right.
Escobar tries to work over Madog's front leg with a kick but Madog checks it.
Escobar steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Madog.
Escobar lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Madog walks into a stiff left hand from Escobar.
Escobar is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Escobar throws a body shot but no joy.
Madog moves forwards but Escobar connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Escobar is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Madog lands with a kick to the ribs.
Escobar comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Escobar connects with an inside leg kick.
Escobar missing with a left hand there. Madog was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Madog uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Escobar.
Escobar misses with a hook. Madog ducked under it nicely.
A little jabbing left from Madog on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A big left from Madog misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Madog checks a low kick from Escobar.
Escobar moves forwards but Madog connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Escobar throws a hook to the side of Madog's head but Madog sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Escobar throws a hook to the side of Madog's head but Madog sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Escobar uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Madog.
Escobar slips a jab and a cross from Madog.
Madog blocks a jab.
An inside leg kick lands from Madog.
Escobar avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
A big right from Escobar misses.
Madog throws out a counter right but Escobar avoids it with no problem.
Escobar throws a hook to the side of Madog's head but Madog sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Madog tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Escobar is able to avoid easily.
Escobar throws a jab when Madog was well out of range.
Madog paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Escobar misses with an uppercut. Madog saw that one coming.
Madog closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Escobar walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Madog checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Madog steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Escobar scores with a nice head shot.
Diego Escobar seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Escobar throws a shot from downtown. Madog moves away and avoids it.
Madog thows a left - swing and a miss!
Madog looks to score with a jab to the body but Escobar is just out of range.
The fighters circling - Madog throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Madog fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Escobar manages to avoid it.
Madog throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Escobar sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Escobar displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Madog throws out the jab.
Escobar went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Madog scores with a shot to the body.
Madog has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Escobar lands with a cross.
An inside leg kick lands from Escobar.
The fighters circling - Madog throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A thudding body kick lands there by Escobar!
Escobar fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Madog.
Madog moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
A chopping leg kick lands by Escobar.
Escobar is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Escobar throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Madog stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
A chopping leg kick lands by Escobar.
Escobar throws a jab but it's blocked by Madog.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Madog scores with a jab to the head.
Escobar is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Madog can do to turn this around?
Escobar takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Escobar tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Madog was well out of range. Poor timing from Escobar.
Escobar lands a leg kick that knocks Madog off balance momentarily.
Madog takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Escobar fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Madog manages to avoid it.
Madog takes a body punch but keeps moving.
A nice inside leg kick there by Escobar. That's going to slow Madog down.

Madog closes the distance and pushes Escobar back into the cage.
Madog lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Madog content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Escobar doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Escobar misses with a body punch.
Madog struggles to land a body shot inside as Escobar controls his hands.
Escobar scores with an uppercut up the middle.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Madog working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Escobar misses with a punch on the inside.
Madog slowing the pace effectively.
Madog tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Escobar's elbow.
Madog has had enough of the clinch but Escobar keeps him there for the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar misses with a hook from the clinch.

Madog's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Escobar throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Escobar tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Madog was well out of range. Poor timing from Escobar.
Escobar scores with a jab. Madog acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Escobar takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Escobar connects with a crisp jab.
Escobar swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Madog counters with a two punch combo.
Escobar scores with a body shot.
Nice cross by Escobar.
Escobar thows a left - swing and a miss!
Madog steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Madog takes one on the button.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Escobar ducks under a wild hook from Madog.
Escobar staying out of range there.
Escobar throws a hook but Madog avoids it easily.
Escobar misses with an uppercut.
Escobar takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Madog ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar thuds his right hand into Madog's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Escobar avoids the body shot from Madog.
Madog's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Madog swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Escobar.

Madog closes the distance and pushes Escobar back into the cage.
Escobar misses with a hook to the ribs.
Madog misses with a hook to the ribs.
Madog lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Escobar misses with a punch on the inside.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Madog creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Escobar wants to stall.
Madog lands a left hand.
Madog blocking some punches.
Escobar is trying to pull guard but Madog has him pressed against the cage.

Madog pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Madog slips under a jab.
Madog cracks a nice hook into Escobar's ribs.
Escobar throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Madog sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Madog takes a swing at Escobar's ribcage but misses.
Diego Escobar is winning the standup battle so far.
An inside leg kick from Escobar misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobar waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Madog.
Madog has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Escobar.
Madog throws a leg kick but Escobar sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Madog checks the leg kick nicely there.
Madog tries to counter by closing the distance.
Madog ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Madog slips a straight right by Escobar.
Madog wants to counter the offense by Escobar and move into the clinch position.
Madog cracks a nice hook into Escobar's ribs.
Escobar misses with a looping left.
A good leg kick by Madog.
Escobar throws a good cross that connects.
Donk. Escobar catches Madog right on the button with a cross.
Madog cracks Escobar with a right hand to the side of the head.
Escobar misses with a straight right.
The fighters circling - Escobar throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Madog thinks about the counter body kick.
Madog throws a solid leg kick but Escobar takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Madog.
Escobar misses the jab.
Danga de danga de dang - Escobar scores with a four punch combination!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Madog swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Madog feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Escobar's calf.
Madog lands the left hand.
Madog throws a head kick but Escobar moves out of range.
Madog has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Escobar.
Madog blocks a low kick nicely.
Madog throws a body punch but Escobar moves out of range.
Escobar lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Madog fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Escobar.
Madog lands a leg kick that knocks Escobar off balance momentarily.
Madog throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Escobar throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A solid body kick from Escobar.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Madog tries a head kick but it misses.
Escobar finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Escobar throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Madog throws out a counter right but Escobar avoids it with no problem.
Escobar throws a low kick but Madog moves out of range easily.
Madog bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Escobar misses with a lunging right hand
and Madog counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Madog motions for Escobar to come forward. Madog throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Escobar blocks a jab.
Escobar swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Madog throws a push kick but Escobar slaps the foot to one side.
Escobar misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Madog.
Madog lands with a shot to the body.
Madog misses with a straight left.
Escobar throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Escobar getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Madog fails in his attempt to clinch.
It looked like Escobar was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Madog.
Madog swings and misses with a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Madog connects with a solid leg kick.
Escobar ducks right into an uppercut from Madog.
Jab from Escobar.
A lazy left from Escobar finds it's target.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Madog scores with a hook.
A nice inside leg kick there by Escobar. That's going to slow Madog down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Madog fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Escobar slips under a jab from Madog.
Escobar was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A telegraphed right hand from Escobar misses the target.
Madog tries a quick counter leg kick but Escobar is wise to it.
A jab from Escobar misses.
Escobar connects with a single shot there.
Madog slips a straight right by Escobar.
Escobar throws a jab but it's blocked by Madog.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Madog crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Escobar - the referee stops the clock and Madog gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Escobar. Madog manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.

Madog has Escobar up against the cage in a clinch.
Escobar misses with the head strike.
Escobar prevents a body shot from Madog.
Escobar lands an uppercut.
Madog blocking some punches.
Madog lands a shoulder strike.
Madog misses with some punches.
Madog tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Escobar's elbow.
Madog misses with a body punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Madog pushes Escobar back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A right hand to the body from Escobar.
Escobar tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Madog just stands there and leans against the cage.
Madog tries a body shot but Escobar blocks it.
Madog taking a breather.
Madog goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Escobar misses with a punch on the inside.
Madog lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Madog misses with a punch to the body.
Escobar takes a shot to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Escobar fails to land.
Escobar throws a head punch that misses.
Escobar lands with a short shot to the head.
Madog has a couple of punches blocked by Escobar.
Escobar lands a hook that snaps the head of Madog backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Madog.
Escobar throws a punch but it's blocked by Madog.
Escobar lands a left hand that snaps the head of Madog backwards.
Escobar goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Escobar pushes Madog back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Madog.
Escobar misses with some punches.
Madog tries to throw a body punch but Escobar avoids it by throwing Madog back against the cage.
Madog blocks an uppercut.
Escobar throws a punch but it's blocked by Madog.
Escobar lands with a left to the head.
Escobar is trying to pull guard but Madog has him pressed against the cage.
Escobar stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Escobar blocks an uppercut.

Escobar decides to pull guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Madog postures up.
Madog trying to stand up but can't free himself from Escobar's guard.
Escobar lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Escobar will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Escobar pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Madog is keeping the position for now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Madog 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.
Madog keeping full guard, as Escobar tries to pass.
Escobar trying to control but Madog is working from the bottom.
Escobar wants to pass the guard but Madog is keeping the position.
Madog is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Escobar is controlling him.
Escobar controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Escobar tries to free his leg and advance position but Madog is retaining full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Diego Escobar clearly takes that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Madog throws a leg kick but Escobar checks it.
A nice inside leg kick there by Escobar. That's going to slow Madog down.
Escobar steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Madog.
Madog takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Madog wants to clinch up but Escobar keeps it at a distance.
Escobar throws out a leg kick but Madog moves out of range and Escobar only half commits.
Madog lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Escobar misses with a looping left.
Escobar misses with an uppercut. Madog saw that one coming.
As Escobar backs off Madog throws a huge counter combo but Escobar manages to avoid it all.
Madog throws the kick towards the body but Escobar avoids it.
Madog wants to clinch up but Escobar keeps it at a distance.
Escobar shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Madog looks like he wants to counter punch here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Escobar throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Escobar throws a nice outside leg kick.
Escobar turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Escobar throws a hook to the side of Madog's head but Madog sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Escobar sets himself, and Madog steps forward looking for the clinch! Escobar avoids it this time.
Escobar throws a leg kick that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Madog tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Escobar was well out of range. Poor timing from Madog.
Escobar throws a leg kick but Madog sees it coming and moves out of range.
Madog misses the jab.
Escobar misses with a straight right.
Madog is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Escobar lands a nice leg kick that just misses Madog's sensitive parts.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Madog.
Escobar connects with an inside leg kick.
Escobar takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Escobar connects with a looping right hand.
Madog tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Escobar was well out of range. Poor timing from Madog.
Madog looks to land a right hand but Escobar moved out of range.
Escobar jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Madog wants to counter the offense by Escobar and move into the clinch position.
Madog cracks Escobar with a right hand to the side of the head.
Madog dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Escobar. That did some damage!
Escobar misses with a hook. Madog ducked under it nicely.
That kick from Escobar tenderised Madog's leg. Madog is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Escobar misses with a right hand
and Madog counters with an outside leg kick.
Madog with a hook.
Madog tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Escobar was well out of range. Poor timing from Madog.
Escobar fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Madog has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Madog lands a nice hook to Escobar's body. Escobar takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
An inside leg kick lands from Madog.
Madog tries to clinch but Escobar moves out of range.
A swing and a miss from Escobar.
Madog takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Madog looks to land a right hand but Escobar moved out of range.
Escobar fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Madog.
Madog swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A big left from Madog misses.
Madog attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Escobar pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Madog chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Escobar can pounce on him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobar lands a jab to Madog's midsection.
Madog steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Escobar.
Escobar defending well as Madog loads up on a big left hand.
Escobar is looking to land body kicks.
A punch combination from Escobar misses.
Madog jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Escobar throws a poor cross that misses
and Madog counters with a thumping low kick.
Escobar lands a nice looking body kick.
Escobar throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Madog looks to land a right hand but Escobar moved out of range.
A bone on bone clash there as Madog blocks the leg kick.
Madog fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Escobar manages to avoid it.
A clash of legs there as Escobar blocks the low kick.
Escobar swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Madog uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Escobar.
A little jabbing left from Madog on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Madog darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Escobar checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Madog fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Escobar manages to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Escobar takes one to the side of the head.
Escobar uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Madog.
Escobar misses with a leg kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Escobar misses the target.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Madog misses the jab.
Escobar throws an overhand right that lands on Madog's shoulder, as Madog tries to avoid the shot.
Escobar sets himself, and Madog steps forward looking for the clinch! Escobar avoids it this time.
Escobar throws a sloppy head kick and Madog moves out of range easily.
Escobar keeps Madog at a distance using the push kick.
Escobar uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Madog.
Jab, jab by Escobar - just one landing.
Escobar throws out a leg kick but Madog moves out of range and Escobar only half commits.
Escobar displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Madog throws out the jab.
It looked like Escobar was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Madog.
Escobar wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Madog fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Escobar is out of range.
Escobar connects with an inside leg kick.
Madog looks to score with a jab to the body but Escobar is just out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Diego Escobar will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, 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.


Madog attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Escobar throwing a counter right hand but Madog manages to avoid it.
Escobar moves out of range as Madog throws a body kick.
Escobar slips a jab from Madog.
Escobar swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Decent striking displayed by Escobar there.
Escobar throws a good cross that connects.
Madog uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Escobar.
Escobar sets himself, and Madog steps forward looking for the clinch! Escobar avoids it this time.
Escobar throws a right and a left that Madog avoids nicely.
Madog keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Escobar.
Escobar throws a half hearted mid kick.
Madog has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Madog there as he acknowledges the shot.
Escobar misses with an uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Madog looks to throw the jab but Escobar is out of range.
Madog has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Escobar.
Madog misses with an attempted mid kick.
Madog takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Madog has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Madog clobbers Escobar with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Escobar throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar throws a lazy right hand but Madog sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Madog was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Escobar throws a poor cross that misses
and Madog counters with a nice uppercut.
Escobar scores with a sloppy right hand. Madog should have avoided that one.
Madog throws a hook but Escobar blocks it.
Escobar throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Madog scores with a nice head shot.
Escobar misses with a hook.
Escobar misses with a straight right.
Escobar lands with a cross.
Escobar lands with a nice body punch.
Madog misses with a hook.
Escobar slips under a jab from Madog.
Escobar throws the left hand but Madog avoids the punch easily.
Escobar backing away here, and Madog unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Madog has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Escobar.
Escobar tries to clinch but Madog is having none of it.
A swing and a miss from Madog.
An inside leg kick lands from Madog.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A thudding body kick lands there by Escobar!
Madog pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Escobar throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Madog misses with an uppercut.
Escobar scores with a crisp jab that stopped Madog in his tracks.
Nice uppercut there from Escobar.
Madog checks a leg kick nicely.
Madog checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Escobar ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Escobar, right into the meat.
Madog moves away from the strike by Escobar.
Escobar fails with an attempt to clinch.
Madog scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Escobar doesn't seem bothered though.
Madog loads up on a big right hand but Escobar slips the punch.
Madog misses with an attempted mid kick.
Iolyn Madog has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobar looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Madog looks to land a right hand but Escobar moved out of range.
Madog avoids the body shot from Escobar.
A big left from Madog misses.
Madog takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Escobar tries to score with a low kick but Madog moves his leg out of the way.
Madog throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Madog on the wrong end of a nice jab.
A decent looking cross lands there for Escobar.
A cross from Madog lands.
Madog bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Escobar lands a two punch combo.
Madog missing with a left hand there. Escobar was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Madog's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Escobar connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Madog scrambles back to his feet.
Madog slips under a jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Some wild striking there from Madog.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Escobar swings for the body but Madog moves out of range.
Escobar tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Nice uppercut lands for Madog. That snapped Escobar's head back.
An inside leg kick lands from Escobar.
Madog misses with a straight left.
Escobar thuds his right hand into Madog's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Escobar fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Madog manages to avoid it.
Escobar 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.
A good leg kick by Escobar.
Madog misses the shot to the body.
Escobar misses the shot to the body.
Madog scores with a hook to the body. Escobar takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Madog loads up on a big right hand but Escobar slips the punch.
Madog lands a head kick!
Madog misses the shot to the body.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Tiny Johnson scores the fight 49:46
Judge Frank Dennis scores the fight 49:46
Judge George Francis scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Diego Escobar!

Diego Escobar retains his lightweight title!
Diego Escobar was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
A | B
mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
79%

 

Event: DARE 53     
Date:   Jun 30, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Krystian Soszynski (ranked 76 p4p, 14 weight class) and Kassim Magufuli I V (ranked 205 p4p, 32 weight class). Soszynski kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Sabaton - 40 : 1. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

188 cm
27
207 lbs
17 - 6 - 0
195 cm
26
208 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System

KOMBAT KLOTHING



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Krystian Soszynski!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kassim Magufuli I V!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Saam Ante and Albert Achterberg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Soszynski scores with a sloppy right hand. Magufuli I V should have avoided that one.
A punch lands to the side of Magufuli I V 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Soszynski lands with a hook. Magufuli I V tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Soszynski doesn't manage to clinch there - Magufuli I V circles away.
Soszynski jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Soszynski swings for the body but Magufuli I V moves out of range.
A jab from Soszynski misses.
Magufuli I V throws a head kick that misses.
Soszynski throws a quick counter head kick but Magufuli I V was just out of range.
Magufuli I V defending well as Soszynski loads up on a big left hand.
Magufuli I V throws the kick towards the body but Soszynski avoids it.
Soszynski scores with a nice body kick.
Soszynski lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Magufuli I V at a distance.
Soszynski pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Soszynski throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Soszynski looks to score with a jab to the body but Magufuli I V is just out of range.
Magufuli I V thumps Soszynski with a low kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Soszynski doesn't manage to clinch there - Magufuli I V circles away.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Soszynski fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Magufuli I V, pushing him back against the cage.
Soszynski has a couple of punches blocked by Magufuli I V.
A nice right hand lands inside from Soszynski.
Soszynski can't find room to land a body shot as Magufuli I V controls the action.
Magufuli I V tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A short right from Soszynski.
A right handed body shot lands from Magufuli I V.
Soszynski misses with a punch to the body.
Magufuli I V lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
A shot in the inside from Magufuli I V.

It looks like Krystian Soszynski has been cut.
I was talking to Soszynski's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Magufuli I V's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Soszynski misses with some punches.
Magufuli I V misses with a body punch.
Soszynski tries to work over Magufuli I V's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Magufuli I V misses with the head strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Magufuli I V.
A short uppercut from Soszynski.
Soszynski is trying to break the clinch but Magufuli I V has him pressed against the cage.
Soszynski fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Soszynski misses with a body punch.
Soszynski misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Soszynski.
Good body shot from Magufuli I V.
Magufuli I V lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Magufuli I V misses with some punches.
Magufuli I V blocks an uppercut.

Magufuli I V escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Soszynski blocks the body kick.
Magufuli I V thuds his right hand into Soszynski's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Nice body punch from Magufuli I V.
Magufuli I V lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Magufuli I V lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Soszynski steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Magufuli I V.
Soszynski avoids the body shot from Magufuli I V.
Soszynski tries to score with a low kick but Magufuli I V moves his leg out of the way.
Soszynski misses with a kick to the body.
Magufuli I V is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Soszynski with a body shot.
Magufuli I V bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Soszynski avoids the body shot from Magufuli I V.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Magufuli I V misses the shot to the body.
Soszynski throws a wild body kick that Magufuli I V sees coming a mile off.
A swing and a miss from Magufuli I V.
Soszynski throws a hook to the side of Magufuli I V's head but Magufuli I V sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Magufuli I V is trying to counter with his kicks.
Magufuli I V misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Soszynski.
Soszynski thinks about countering with a body kick.

Soszynski darts in and clinches Magufuli I V up against the cage.
Soszynski throws a punch but it's blocked by Magufuli I V.
Soszynski lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Soszynski pushes Magufuli I V back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Soszynski blocking some punches.
Magufuli I V blocking some punches.
Soszynski lands a right hand.

Magufuli I V breaks the clinch.
Soszynski connects with a right hand. Magufuli I V shakes it off.
Soszynski 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.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Magufuli I V misses
and Soszynski counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Magufuli I V throws a jab but it's blocked by Soszynski.
Magufuli I V uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Soszynski.
Magufuli I V takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Magufuli I V misses with a wild body shot.
Soszynski throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Soszynski tries to close the distance and clinch up but Magufuli I V swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Soszynski swinging wildly here.
Soszynski uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Magufuli I V.
Soszynski doesn't manage to clinch there - Magufuli I V circles away.
Magufuli I V looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Magufuli I V connects with an inside leg kick.
Soszynski throws a lazy body kick
and Magufuli I V counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Krystian Soszynski's cut is getting worse.
Soszynski fakes the leg kick and cracks Magufuli I V in the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Krystian Soszynski dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Krystian Soszynski's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Soszynski tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
The fight stays on the outside here - Soszynski looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Some wild striking there from Magufuli I V.
Soszynski tries to land a front kick but Magufuli I V steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Soszynski tries to clinch but Magufuli I V is having none of it.
Soszynski avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Magufuli I V ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Soszynski moves away.

Soszynski takes the fight into the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Magufuli I V cracks Soszynski with a nice body shot.
Soszynski's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Magufuli I V tries a body shot but Soszynski blocks it.
Magufuli I V lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Soszynski throws a head punch that misses.
Soszynski tries a body shot but Magufuli I V blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Magufuli I V lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Soszynski backwards.
Magufuli I V blocking some punches.
A head punch on the inside from Magufuli I V fails to land.
Soszynski working aggressively here.
Come on Magufuli I V - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Magufuli I V lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Soszynski makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A nice left hand lands by Magufuli I V.
Soszynski misses with a hook to the ribs.
Magufuli I V prevents a body shot from Soszynski.
Soszynski misses with some punches.
A head punch on the inside from Soszynski fails to land.
Krystian Soszynski has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Soszynski misses with a hook to the ribs.
Soszynski pushes Magufuli I V back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Magufuli I V misses with a short punch on the inside.
Soszynski swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Magufuli I V lands on the inside with an uppercut.

Soszynski breaks the clinch.
Magufuli I V staying out of range there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

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

Soszynski is rocked!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Magufuli I V throws a pinpoint strike between Soszynski's hands that connects right on the jaw and sends Soszynski crashing to the floor! He's out before he even hits the mat and Magufuli I V scores a great knockout victory!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:08 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Kassim Magufuli I V!
Kassim Magufuli I V is the new light heavyweight champion!
Kassim Magufuli I V thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
55%

 

Event: K-1 30 La Croix vs Spong     
Date:   Jun 30, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight kickboxing rules bout between Melankomas Caria (ranked 2355 p4p, 265 weight class) and Emil Jagerkokov (ranked 5071 p4p, 462 weight class). Melankomas Caria has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

186 cm
22
171 lbs
13 - 5 - 0
169 cm
31
174 lbs
21 - 16 - 0

Excellent boxer
Very quick

Dangerous knees
Granite chin

Freebok (85% Laundry)

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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 13 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Melankomas Caria!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Emil Jagerkokov!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, Donald Grub and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Caria goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Jagerkokov takes a body punch but keeps moving.

Caria fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Jagerkokov, pushing him back against the ropes.
Jagerkokov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Caria pushes Jagerkokov back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Jagerkokov utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Caria blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.

Caria escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A telegraphed right hand from Caria misses the target.
Jagerkokov's coach down at The Coffee Shop was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Jagerkokov's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Jagerkokov shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Caria misses the shot to the body.
Caria avoids the head kick by Jagerkokov.
Jagerkokov throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jagerkokov throws a lazy uppercut
and Caria counters with a straight right hand.
Caria lands a glancing blow to the side of Jagerkokov's head.
Caria lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jagerkokov's sensitive parts.
Jagerkokov on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Caria on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jagerkokov. Jagerkokov obviously looking to wear him down.
Caria is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Caria lands with a good body shot.
Jagerkokov closes the distance looking to clinch
and Caria counters with a straight right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jagerkokov throws a right hand that Caria ducks under and follows up with a left that Caria also avoids with ease.
Caria clobbers Jagerkokov with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Caria scores with the left hand. Jagerkokov knows he should have avoided that one.
Jagerkokov looks to score with a jab to the body but Caria is just out of range.

Jagerkokov drives through and clinches with Caria against the ropes.
Jagerkokov swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Caria lands a right hand.
Jagerkokov blocks an uppercut.
I was talking to Caria's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Caria struggles to land a body shot inside as Jagerkokov controls his hands.
A head punch on the inside from Jagerkokov fails to land.
Caria doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jagerkokov misses with a body punch.
Caria trying to land knees to the body.
Caria tries to land knees in the clinch but Jagerkokov avoids the damage to the body.
Jagerkokov misses with the head strike.
Jagerkokov tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Caria avoids it.
Jagerkokov has a couple of punches blocked by Caria.
Caria misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Caria is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Caria misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Jagerkokov.
Caria misses with a body punch.
Jagerkokov pushes Caria back against the ropes and unloads with a body punch.
Jagerkokov misses with an elbow strike.
Jagerkokov prevents a body shot from Caria.
Caria throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Caria working aggressively here.
Jagerkokov throws a head punch that misses.
Caria doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A short right from Caria on the inside.
Nice body punch from Caria.
Caria leaning his opponent against the ropes.
Jagerkokov blocks a punch to the side of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jagerkokov lands a left hand that snaps the head of Caria backwards.
Caria on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Knees to the body from Jagerkokov.
Caria is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Jagerkokov misses with an elbow over the top.
A head punch on the inside from Caria fails to land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Caria gets tackled into the ropes by Jagerkokov. Jagerkokov maintains the clinch.
Caria blocking some punches.
Jagerkokov misses with some punches.
Caria misses with a hook to the ribs.
Jagerkokov throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Caria blocks it with crossed arms.
Jagerkokov lands an elbow inside.
Caria cracks Jagerkokov with a nice body shot.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Caria.

Caria breaks the clinch.
Caria with a nice cross.
Jagerkokov throws a big shot that misses.
Emil Jagerkokov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jagerkokov takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Sloppy strikes from Jagerkokov. Those never looked like landing.
Caria half committed to a counter leg kick.
Jagerkokov gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Jagerkokov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Caria.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Caria swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Caria jabs Jagerkokov right on the nose. Jagerkokov blinks but takes it well.
Jagerkokov tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Caria counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Emil Jagerkokov is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

Jagerkokov closes the distance and pushes Caria back into the ropes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Caria can't find room to land a body shot as Jagerkokov controls the action.
Jagerkokov lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Caria doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jagerkokov's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Caria lands with a short shot to the head.
Caria tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Jagerkokov's elbow.
Jagerkokov throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Jagerkokov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A knee to the head by Caria.
Caria misses with a punch to the body.
Caria lands a knee to the body.
A short right from Jagerkokov on the inside.
Jagerkokov tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Caria avoids it.
Jagerkokov working aggressively here.
Caria lands a hook to the side of the head.
Melankomas Caria has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Jagerkokov looking to throw knees to the head but Caria is blocking nicely.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Caria fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Caria misses with a hook from the clinch.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Caria works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Jagerkokov softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.
Caria tries a body shot but Jagerkokov blocks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Caria trying to land knees to the body.
A knee to the head by Caria.
Caria with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.

It looks like Emil Jagerkokov has been cut.
Caria scores with a shot to the side of Jagerkokov's head.
A nice right hand lands inside from Caria.
Jagerkokov misses with a punch on the inside.
Caria blocks a body shot from Jagerkokov.
Caria works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A hook to the body from Jagerkokov.
Jagerkokov is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Caria is defending well for now.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Caria.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Caria.
Caria connects with a knee to the head.
Jagerkokov looks to throw an elbow but misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jagerkokov scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Caria prevents a body shot from Jagerkokov.
Caria misses with a short punch on the inside.
Jagerkokov lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Caria avoiding damage as Jagerkokov throws knees to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Melankomas Caria dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Emil Jagerkokov's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Nice shot lands for Caria.
Emil Jagerkokov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

Jagerkokov gets tackled into the ropes by Caria. Caria maintains the clinch.
Caria is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Jagerkokov can do to turn this around?
A head punch on the inside from Jagerkokov fails to land.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Caria.
Caria struggles to land a body shot inside as Jagerkokov controls his hands.
Jagerkokov throws a punch but it's blocked by Caria.
Jagerkokov swings wildly with an uppercut but Caria uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jagerkokov throws a punch but it's blocked by Caria.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Jagerkokov as Caria tries to tie him up.
Still in the clinch, Caria scores with a nice short uppercut.
Jagerkokov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
The referee calls for Caria to work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Caria is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Jagerkokov pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.
Jagerkokov blocking some punches.
Caria tries to land knees in the clinch but Jagerkokov avoids the damage to the body.
Caria lands a body punch in the clinch.
Melankomas Caria is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jagerkokov swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Caria blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Jagerkokov creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Caria's defenses.
Jagerkokov misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Caria.
Caria lands a left hand that snaps the head of Jagerkokov backwards.
Caria wants to stall.
Caria tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Caria is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Caria blocks an elbow strike.
Caria stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Caria lands a nice shot to the body.
Jagerkokov takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Caria lands with a left to the head.
Caria lands a hook that snaps the head of Jagerkokov backwards.
Caria lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Jagerkokov throws a punch but it's blocked by Caria.
Jagerkokov prevents a body shot from Caria.
Jagerkokov pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.
Jagerkokov misses with an elbow strike.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Caria misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Caria throws a head punch that misses.
Jagerkokov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
With the fighters up against the ropes, Jagerkokov throws an elbow but misses.
Jagerkokov managing to block the knees to the body from Caria.
Jagerkokov misses with an elbow over the top.
Jagerkokov with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Jagerkokov tries to land knees in the clinch but Caria avoids the damage to the body.
A short left from Caria.
Jagerkokov misses with a hook from the clinch.
Caria lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Jagerkokov trying to land knees to the body.
Jagerkokov misses with some punches.
Caria struggles to land a body shot inside as Jagerkokov controls his hands.
Jagerkokov throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Caria digs a right hand underneath Jagerkokov's ribcage. Jagerkokov let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Jagerkokov tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Caria avoids it.
Jagerkokov prevents a body shot from Caria.
Jagerkokov throws a head punch that misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
Melankomas Caria showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Caria 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 Paul Tew scores the fight 30:27
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 30:27
Judge James Glass scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Melankomas Caria!

Melankomas Caria decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: CEC 598     
Date:   Jun 29, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Zane Mason (ranked 264 p4p, 40 weight class) and AJ The Perfectionist (ranked 332 p4p, 48 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
38
174 lbs
38 - 20 - 0
170 cm
31
176 lbs
17 - 8 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Zane Mason!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, AJ The Perfectionist!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Timothy Bukovac and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
The Perfectionist will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Mason listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Mason is looking to land body kicks.
Mason keeps The Perfectionist at a distance using the push kick.
The Perfectionist slips under a jab from Mason.
The Perfectionist moves out of range of the leg kick from Mason.
A solid body kick from Mason.
The Perfectionist keeps the fight on the outside.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from The Perfectionist! But no joy.
The Perfectionist shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Mason lands a jab to the nose.
The Perfectionist takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Mason throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
The Perfectionist misses with a body shot.
The Perfectionist throws out a leg kick but Mason moves out of range and The Perfectionist only half commits.

The Perfectionist scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mason controls the position for a moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mason tries to improve position but can't.
Mason can't do much from the bottom here.
The ground and pound from The Perfectionist seems to be hitting the mat more than his opponent.
The Perfectionist happy to just control the position for now.
The Perfectionist working the head and body with strikes.

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

The Perfectionist swings around for an armbar but Mason sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into The Perfectionist's guard.

The Perfectionist has an active guard here but Mason has managed to pass into half guard.
The Perfectionist keeping control of the position.
Mason keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
The Perfectionist tries to strike from the bottom but it doesn't land.
The Perfectionist is looking to control Mason's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can The Perfectionist avoid being mounted?

That's three minutes gone in the round.

The Perfectionist looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
The Perfectionist tries to get to full guard but Mason has control of the leg.
Mason is thwarting The Perfectionist's attempts to control the position.
Mason content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
The Perfectionist wants to improve his position but Mason is controlling well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
The Perfectionist trying to get back to full guard but Mason takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
Mason tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
The Perfectionist is working to get back to half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mason looking to control and managing it successfully.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mason thows a leg kick but The Perfectionist checks it
and The Perfectionist counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Mason lands a nice looking kick to the body. The Perfectionist takes a step back to recover.
The Perfectionist avoids the body shot from Mason.
The Perfectionist throws a head kick but Mason moves out of range.
The Perfectionist misses with a series of wild punches.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by The Perfectionist!
Mason looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Mason throws a head kick that The Perfectionist semi-blocks.
Mason looks to land a left hand but The Perfectionist moved out of range nicely.
Mason throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
The Perfectionist chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Mason works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
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!
Mason blocks a head kick by The Perfectionist.
The Perfectionist looks to land a body kick but Mason moved away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mason swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Mason smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Nice cross by The Perfectionist.
The Perfectionist on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Mason lands a body shot.
The Perfectionist misses the jab.
A big left from The Perfectionist misses.
Mason pivots, looking for a leg kick but The Perfectionist is out of range and Mason settles back down.
Mason lands a leg kick that knocks The Perfectionist off balance momentarily.
Mason scores with a push kick.
The Perfectionist misses with a body shot.
Mason tries to clinch up.
Zane Mason is winning the standup battle so far.
Mason takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Mason with a jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mason misses with a hook.
The Perfectionist is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The Perfectionist ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
The Perfectionist swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Mason counters with a right hand to the body.
The Perfectionist scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Mason scores with a crisp jab that stopped The Perfectionist in his tracks.
Mason with a body punch. A glancing blow.
The Perfectionist uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mason.
Mason is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that The Perfectionist can do to turn this around?
Mason is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
The Perfectionist throws a hook but Mason blocks it.
Mason lands with an uppercut that bounces The Perfectionist off the cage and back into range.
The Perfectionist fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

The Perfectionist tries to keep at a distance but Mason has taken the fight into the clinch.
Mason is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Mason gets underhooks to prevent The Perfectionist's takedown attempt.
Mason can't find room to land a body shot as The Perfectionist controls the action.
The Perfectionist has Mason pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Mason manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mason tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mason prevents a body shot from The Perfectionist.
The Perfectionist misses with the head strike.
The Perfectionist misses with a punch on the inside.
Mason tries to throw a body punch but The Perfectionist avoids it by throwing Mason back against the cage.
A right hook to the body lands for The Perfectionist.
Mason is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Zane Mason has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of AJ The Perfectionist.
Mason has a couple of punches blocked by The Perfectionist.
The Perfectionist tries to pull guard but Mason forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
The Perfectionist's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
The Perfectionist leaning his opponent against the cage.
A shot in the inside from The Perfectionist.
Mason misses with a short punch on the inside.
The Perfectionist prevents a body shot from Mason.
Mason working aggressively here.
The Perfectionist scores with a shoulder strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Mason fails to land.
The Perfectionist misses with a body punch.
The Perfectionist is stalling here.
Mason scores with a shoulder strike.
A shot in the inside from Mason.
Mason goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
The Perfectionist tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mason misses with some punches.
The Perfectionist lands a right hand.
Mason lands a left hand.
Mason tries to work over The Perfectionist's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mason misses with some punches.
Mason fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mason lands with a short head shot on the inside.
The Perfectionist tries a body shot but Mason blocks it.
Mason prevents a body shot from The Perfectionist.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Zane Mason dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


The Perfectionist throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
The Perfectionist misses with an uppercut.
The Perfectionist scores with a shot to the body.
The Perfectionist looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Mason was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
The Perfectionist scores with a leg kick.
The Perfectionist throws a body shot but no joy.
The Perfectionist swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Mason.
The Perfectionist fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Mason tries to close the distance and clinch up but The Perfectionist swats him away and circles back towards the center.
The Perfectionist looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Mason pulls out of a head kick attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Mason has managed to clinch.
Mason softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Mason lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
The Perfectionist working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
The Perfectionist misses with some punches.
Mason goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The Perfectionist digs a right hand underneath Mason's ribcage. Mason let out a lung full of air as it connected.
The Perfectionist pressing his opponent against the cage.
With the fighters up against the cage, The Perfectionist throws an elbow but misses.
The Perfectionist works on Mason's body with a couple of short punches.
The Perfectionist misses with the head strike.
Mason doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mason throws a punch but it's blocked by The Perfectionist.
Mason lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down The Perfectionist.
The Perfectionist prevents a body shot from Mason.
The Perfectionist blocks a body shot from Mason.
The Perfectionist goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mason blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Mason misses with the head strike.
Mason lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Mason misses with some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The Perfectionist lands a shoulder strike.
The Perfectionist lands an elbow that stopped Mason in his tracks for a moment.
A short right hand to the side of the head by The Perfectionist.
The Perfectionist tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
The Perfectionist tries to work over Mason's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mason tries to work over The Perfectionist's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mason.
A right hook to the body lands for Mason.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A short uppercut from Mason.
Mason blocks an uppercut.
Mason misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mason throws a punch but it's blocked by The Perfectionist.
The Perfectionist is trying to drag Mason to the mat but Mason just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Zane Mason has scored more points in the clinch so far.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Mason creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Mason digs a right hand into The Perfectionist's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on The Perfectionist's gas tank.
Zane Mason is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mason misses with a punch to the body.
The Perfectionist lands a body punch in the clinch.
Mason misses with a punch to the body.
The Perfectionist lands a left hand.
A head punch on the inside from Mason fails to land.
Mason lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Mason content to slow the pace in the clinch.
A shot in the inside from The Perfectionist.
Mason lands a right hand.
AJ The Perfectionist has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
The Perfectionist misses with a body punch.
Mason stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Mason blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mason misses with a short punch on the inside.
A left hand lands to the body for Mason.
Mason tries to work over The Perfectionist's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mason lands a body shot.
Mason lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Mason using the Thai plumb to throw knees but The Perfectionist has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Mason misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mason lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mason works on The Perfectionist's body with a couple of short punches.
Mason stalls.
A right hand to the body from Mason.
A head punch blocked on the inside by The Perfectionist.
Mason working aggressively here.
A right hook to the body lands for The Perfectionist.
The Perfectionist scores with an uppercut up the middle.
The Perfectionist working Mason over with knees to the body.
A head punch on the inside from The Perfectionist fails to land.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for The Perfectionist.
Mason lands a left hand.

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 Zane Mason.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Mason, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Zane Mason!

During a confident post fight interview, Zane Mason thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: OFC 361: Gray vs Slater     
Date:   Jun 27, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Akoni Gray (ranked 50 p4p, 8 weight class) and AC Slater (ranked 176 p4p, 28 weight class). Slater has chosen Stop What Ya Doin as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. This should be a great matchup!

189 cm
30
210 lbs
19 - 3 - 1
190 cm
37
220 lbs
23 - 11 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

KOMBAT KLOTHING

Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Akoni Gray!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, AC Slater!
The judges for this bout are Robert Douchet, Gregory Folan and Dillan Fox.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gray has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Slater finds it's way round the side to connect with Gray's head.

It looks like Akoni Gray has been cut.
Gray staying out of range there.
It looked like Gray wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Gray wants to clinch but Slater slips to the side
enabling Slater to counter with a crisp jab.
Gray dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Slater. That did some damage!
Slater loads up on a big right hand but Gray slips the punch.
Slater on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Gray swings and misses with a shot to the body
enabling Slater to counter with a crisp jab.
Gray throws a lazy right hand but Slater sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Slater throws a right and a left that Gray avoids nicely.
Gray clobbers Slater with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Slater 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.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gray. Slater does a little dance to reset his feet.
Slater has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gray.
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!
Gray throws a right hand that Slater ducks under and follows up with a left that Slater also avoids with ease.
Gray lands a really nice looking cross but Slater seems unphased.
Akoni Gray is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gray blocks a jab.
Akoni Gray seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gray lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Slater fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Gray wants to land a leg kick but Slater is out of range.
Slater swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A big left from Gray misses.
And Slater tries to counter it with a takedown but Gray pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Slater connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Slater takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Slater checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Slater swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Gray throws a hook but Slater avoids it easily.
Slater fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Gray avoids it really well and circles away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gray throws a right and a left that Slater avoids nicely.
Slater tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Slater 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.
Gray looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A solid body kick from Gray.
Slater checks a leg kick.
Nice sprawl there from Gray as Slater shoots in.
Akoni Gray has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of AC Slater.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gray ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Slater moves away.
Slater swings for the body but Gray moves out of range.
Slater throws a lazy uppercut
and Gray counters with a lovely straight right hand!
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Slater crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Gray - the referee stops the clock and Slater gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Gray. Slater manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
A telegraphed right hand from Gray misses the target.
Slater throws a predictable looking body shot
and Gray counters with a right hand to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gray fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Slater.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Gray, right into the meat.
Slater takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Gray misses with a double jab.
Slater walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Nice shot lands for Gray.
Gray lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Slater has a takedown stuffed.
Gray lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Slater at a distance.
Gray avoids a punch combination nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gray staying out of range there.
Gray thinks about countering with a body kick.
A nice combination there by Slater.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Slater shoots in for a takedown but Gray shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Slater on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Gray slaps away a takedown attempt from Slater, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Slater throws a left and a right that both miss
and Gray counters with a nice uppercut.
Good exchange - Gray coming out on top.
Gray scores with a body shot.
Slater throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Slater misses with a lunging right hand
and Gray counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Akoni Gray dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Akoni Gray's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Gray punishes Slater's body with a nice straight punch.
Gray throws a right and a left that Slater avoids nicely.
Gray takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.

Slater closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Gray's guard.
Gray utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Gray seems keen to control Slater's posture.
Slater throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Slater won't allow Gray to get back to his feet.
Slater stands up over Gray, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Gray is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Slater postures up.
Slater missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Slater defending well as Gray loads up on a big left hand.
Gray misses with a body shot.
Gray throws a big shot that misses.
Gray throws a looping overhand right but Slater ducks down to avoid it.
Slater changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
A swing and a miss from Slater.
Gray swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Gray lands a nice looking body kick.
Akoni Gray is winning the standup battle so far.
Slater throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Gray counters with a left to the body.
Gray cracks Slater with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Gray is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Slater can do to turn this around?
Gray displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Slater throws out the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Slater tries to score a power double leg takedown but Gray sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Slater somewhat.
Gray clobbers Slater with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Gray keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gray's corner calls for a 1-2. Gray obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Gray stuns Slater with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gray throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Slater takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Slater takes a body punch but keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gray sizes up Slater with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Gray fails to land with a series of punches.
Gray takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Slater throws a right hand that Gray ducks under and follows up with a left that Gray also avoids with ease.
Gray misses with a lunging right hand
and Slater counters with a nice uppercut.
Slater ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gray slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Gray lands a jab to the head.
A telegraphed right hand from Gray misses the target.
Gray tries a head kick but it misses.
Slater with the counter takedown but Gray avoids it easily.
Slater shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Gray as he jumps to the side.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Gray misses the target.
Slater misses with a takedown attempt - Gray sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Akoni Gray has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of AC Slater.
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!
Gray throws the left hand but Slater avoids the punch easily.
Slater with the counter takedown but Gray avoids it easily.
Slater shoots in looking for a takedown but Gray manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Slater's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Gray bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Slater's head backwards.
Slater steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Gray. That one must have hurt.
Slater is breathing heavily.
Gray throws a series of strikes that have Slater backpedaling.
Gray slips a jab from Slater.
Slater 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.
A slapping body kick lands there for Gray.
Gray connects with the punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Akoni Gray dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Akoni Gray's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Slater's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Gray connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Slater scrambles back to his feet.
Slater throws a shot from downtown. Gray moves away and avoids it.
An attempted straight right counter from Gray misses the target.
Gray delivers a nice body kick.
Gray wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Gray ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Slater moves away.
Slater chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Gray can pounce on him.
Slater shoots and misses
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
and Gray counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gray darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Slater moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Gray with a hook.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gray connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Slater takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Nice shot by Gray.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Slater uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gray.
Nice shot by Gray.
Slater with a poor takedown
and Slater takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

Slater is rocked!
Slater tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Slater is still on wobbly legs! Can Gray finish him?

Gray drops Slater with a beautiful combination! Slater stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Gray is looking for the KO!
Gray avoids a punch combination nicely.
Gray throws an overhand right that drops Slater like a sack of potatoes! Gray dives in to finish the fight with more strikes and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:51 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Akoni Gray!
Akoni Gray retains his light heavyweight title!
A less than humble Akoni Gray misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
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Event: DARE 52     
Date:   Jun 23, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Desmond Fairbanks (ranked 514 p4p, 19 weight class) and Midick Aiken (ranked 363 p4p, 9 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

173 cm
25
142 lbs
17 - 9 - 0
160 cm
25
138 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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KOMBAT KLOTHING



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Desmond Fairbanks!
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 New York, Midick Aiken!
The judges for this bout are Aafke Stam, Wagner Zegers and Paulsen Ambrosius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Aiken dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Aiken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Fairbanks was well out of range. Poor timing from Aiken.
It looked like Fairbanks was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Aiken.

Aiken has taken the fight to the clinch.
Aiken misses with a punch to the body.
A short body shot lands from Aiken as the two fighters clinch.
Aiken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Fairbanks's elbow.
Aiken misses with a punch on the inside.
I was talking to Fairbanks's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Fairbanks working aggressively here.
Aiken misses with a punch to the body.
Fairbanks can't get the takedown.
Aiken tries a body shot but Fairbanks blocks it.
Aiken lands a body punch in the clinch.
Fairbanks misses with the head strike.
Fairbanks blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Fairbanks tries to work over Aiken's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Aiken throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Fairbankss head.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Aiken is leaning against Fairbanks and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Aiken.
Aiken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Aiken misses with a body punch.
Aiken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Aiken.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fairbanks throws a head punch that misses.
Aiken misses with a short punch on the inside.
Aiken throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Fairbankss head.
Aiken lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Aiken misses with a hook from the clinch.
Aiken has a couple of punches blocked by Fairbanks.
Aiken misses with a punch on the inside.

Fairbanks's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Fairbanks misses with a body shot.
Fairbanks with a nice cross.
Midick Aiken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Aiken connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Aiken scores with a hook.
Fairbanks slips a jab from Aiken.
Fairbanks misses the shot to the body.
Aiken swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Fairbanks keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Aiken.
Fairbanks swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Aiken throws out a counter right but Fairbanks avoids it with no problem.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Aiken walks into a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aiken jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Fairbanks misses with a shot to the body
and Aiken counters with a solid body kick.
Aiken misses with a wild body shot.
Fairbanks swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Aiken has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Aiken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Aiken wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Fairbanks misses with a body punch
and Aiken counters with a stiff right hand.
Aiken connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Aiken avoids the body shot from Fairbanks.
Fairbanks tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Aiken was well out of range. Poor timing from Fairbanks.
Fairbanks throws a sloppy body shot
and Aiken counters with a nice uppercut.
Fairbanks misses with a looping left.
Aiken thinks about the counter body kick.
Aiken throws a looping overhand right but Fairbanks ducks down to avoid it.
Fairbanks swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fairbanks just misses with a punch to the body.
Fairbanks punishes Aiken's body with a nice straight punch.
Fairbanks takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Fairbanks uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Aiken.
A quick step to the side and Fairbanks tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Aiken ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A solid body kick from Aiken.
Aiken throws a combination that misses
and Fairbanks counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Fairbanks looks to score with a jab to the body but Aiken is just out of range.
Aiken uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Fairbanks.
Fairbanks scores with a decent looking hook.
Aiken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Fairbanks is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Fairbanks misses the target.
Fairbanks misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Aiken counter with a right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aiken fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Fairbanks takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Aiken getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Aiken lands with a hook. Fairbanks tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Fairbanks shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Fairbanks throws out a loose jab but Aiken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Aiken is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Fairbanks had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Fairbanks misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Aiken counters with an outside leg kick.
Fairbanks uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Aiken.
Fairbanks takes a swing at Aiken's ribcage but misses.
Both fighters circling a little - Aiken finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Fairbanks is looking to wear down Aiken with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Aiken throws out a loose jab but Fairbanks uses good head movement to avoid it.
A counter left hand to the body from Fairbanks misses its target.
Fairbanks throws a predictable looking body shot
and Aiken counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Aiken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fairbanks manages to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Fairbanks lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Aiken misses with a looping right.
Fairbanks swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Fairbanks tests Aiken's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Aiken jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Fairbanks ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Fairbanks connects with a nice looking jab.
Fairbanks ducks under a wild hook from Aiken.
Aiken throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fairbanks throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Aiken has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fairbanks misses with a hook to the body
and Aiken counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Aiken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Aiken takes one on the button.
Fairbanks displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Aiken throws out the jab.
Fairbanks misses the shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fairbanks comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Aiken misses with a body kick.
Aiken scoring well with a low kick there.
Fairbanks misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Aiken counter with a right hand.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fairbanks. Aiken does a little dance to reset his feet.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fairbanks. Aiken does a little dance to reset his feet.
Fairbanks looks to score with a jab to the body but Aiken is just out of range.
Fairbanks just misses with a punch to the body.
Aiken moves out of range as Fairbanks strikes.
Fairbanks staying out of range there.
Fairbanks throws a sloppy body shot
and Aiken counters with a left to the body.
Aiken rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Fairbanks moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
A little feinted left hand from Fairbanks on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Aiken misses the shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aiken misses with a right hand
and Fairbanks counters with a left to the body.
Jab, jab by Fairbanks - just one landing.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Aiken throws an overhand right that lands on Fairbanks's shoulder, as Fairbanks tries to avoid the shot.
Fairbanks throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Aiken throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Fairbanks sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Aiken ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Aiken throws a body shot but no joy.
Aiken scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Aiken staying out of range there.
Aiken throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
A counter left hand to the body from Fairbanks misses its target.
Fairbanks takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Aiken works Fairbanks's body with a nice hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A leg kick checked by Fairbanks.
Fairbanks misses the shot to the body.
Fairbanks swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Midick Aiken seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Aiken swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Fairbanks counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Aiken misses the shot to the body.
Fairbanks keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Aiken.
Fairbanks misses with a wild body shot.
Fairbanks scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Aiken doesn't seem bothered though.
Fairbanks lands a nice hook to Aiken's body. Aiken takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Fairbanks lands a right hook to the body.
Fairbanks connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Aiken momentarily.
Aiken swings away with a body shot that misses
and Fairbanks counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Fairbanks moves forwards but Aiken connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fairbanks misses with a looping left.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Aiken throws a hook to the side of Fairbanks's head but Fairbanks sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Aiken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Aiken lands a leg kick that knocks Fairbanks off balance momentarily.
Aiken is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Fairbanks throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fairbanks steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Aiken.
Fairbanks swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Aiken looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Aiken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Fairbanks was well out of range. Poor timing from Aiken.
Fairbanks throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Fairbanks takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Aiken lands with a nice body punch.
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 Desmond Fairbanks will probably get the nod.
That's time! Fairbanks's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.



Aiken has Fairbanks up against the cage in a clinch.
Fairbanks misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fairbanks tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Aiken swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Aiken lands a body shot.
Fairbanks misses with the head strike.
Aiken misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fairbanks goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Fairbanks manages to break the clinch.
Fairbanks throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Fairbanks moves into range and connects with a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fairbanks ducks under a wild hook from Aiken.
Aiken swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Fairbanks lands with an overhand left.
Aiken scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Fairbanks doesn't seem bothered though.
Aiken misses the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aiken swings away with a body shot that misses
and Fairbanks counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Aiken jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Aiken getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Fairbanks ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Aiken thows a left - swing and a miss!
Fairbanks cracks a nice hook into Aiken's ribs.
Aiken looks to land a left hand but Fairbanks moved out of range nicely.
Fairbanks is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Aiken misses with an uppercut. Fairbanks saw that one coming.
Aiken tries to bum rush Fairbanks with a series of wild strikes but Fairbanks uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Aiken throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
It looked like Fairbanks wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Aiken steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Fairbanks.
Fairbanks misses with a double jab
and Aiken counters with a low kick, right behind Fairbanks 's knee.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fairbanks avoids the body shot from Aiken.
A little feinted left hand from Fairbanks on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fairbanks. Aiken does a little dance to reset his feet.
Fairbanks throws a body shot but no joy.
Aiken let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Fairbanks lands a nice hook to Aiken's body. Aiken takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fairbanks fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Fairbanks misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Aiken.
Aiken scores with a nice head shot.
Aiken throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Aiken misses with a jab to the body
and Fairbanks counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Aiken is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Fairbanks.
Aiken misses with a looping left.
A counter left hand to the body from Fairbanks misses its target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fairbanks ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Aiken moves away.
The fighters circling - Aiken throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Fairbanks throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fairbanks bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Aiken lands a jab to the nose.
Aiken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Fairbanks.
Fairbanks swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fairbanks misses with a wild body shot.
Fairbanks shoots for a double leg takedown but Aiken sprawls well. He's pushed Fairbanks's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Aiken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Aiken stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Fairbanks throws a jab but it's blocked by Aiken.
Aiken now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aiken changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Aiken swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fairbanks throws a body punch but Aiken moves out of range.
Aiken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fairbanks manages to avoid it.
Fairbanks just misses with a punch to the body.
Aiken jabs Fairbanks to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A shot to the body from Fairbanks misses
and Aiken counters with a stiff 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!
Aiken avoids the body shot from Fairbanks.
Fairbanks takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Aiken connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Aiken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Aiken appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
A right-left combo lands from Fairbanks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Aiken throws a body shot but no joy.
Fairbanks throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Aiken throws out a counter right but Fairbanks avoids it with no problem.
Fairbanks misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Aiken counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Aiken scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Aiken missing with a left hand there. Fairbanks was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Fairbanks takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Aiken lands with a hook. Fairbanks tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Fairbanks looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

Fairbanks darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Aiken moves into full guard.
Fairbanks wants to pass the guard but Aiken is keeping the position.
Fairbanks trying to control but Aiken is working from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fairbanks is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Aiken is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Fairbanks passes Aiken's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Aiken controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
Aiken has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Fairbanks is working away from the top position though.

Fairbanks is looking for a kimura but Aiken is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Fairbanks to get the leverage.
Fairbanks wants to advance to full mount but Aiken doesn't think that's going to happen and regains full guard instead.
Fairbanks looking to pass the guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Aiken is pulling down on Fairbanks's head to control his posture.
Fairbanks will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Aiken is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Aiken controlling Fairbanks's posture.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Fairbanks pushes down on Aiken's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Aiken tries to get to full guard but Fairbanks has control of the leg.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fairbanks moves into full mount! Aiken won't be happy about that!
Fairbanks is trying to take his opponent's back.
Fairbanks trying to control but Aiken is having none of it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Aiken keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Fairbanks tries to control but Aiken wriggling away.
Aiken is looking to get to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fairbanks moves to the back position.

Fairbanks working for the choke.
Aiken tries to escape but Fairbanks has the hooks in and won't let him break free.

Aiken showing good submission defense here.
Aiken is trying to get back to his feet but he's not managed it yet.
Aiken prevents Fairbanks from getting a body triangle.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Fairbanks is working for the rear naked choke. He has one arm under the chin but Aiken has hold of the other arm. A bit of a stalemate here.
Aiken is trying to get back to his feet but Fairbanks has full control of the position and if anything, Aiken has just worked his way into a worse spot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Desmond Fairbanks had his way with Midick Aiken in that round.
That's time! Fairbanks's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Fairbanks uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Aiken.
Fairbanks lands a jab to Aiken's midsection.
Aiken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Aiken throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Aiken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Fairbanks lands the left hand.
Aiken throws a right hand that misses
and Fairbanks counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Aiken works the jab nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Aiken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fairbanks manages to avoid it.
Fairbanks appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Fairbanks throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Aiken is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Fairbanks with a body shot.
Aiken tries to clinch there but Fairbanks circles away.
Fairbanks moves out of range of the leg kick from Aiken.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aiken throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A jab from Fairbanks does it's job there.
Fairbanks swings for the body but Aiken moves out of range.
A slow jab from Aiken misses its intended target.
Aiken throws a nice inside leg kick.
Aiken misses with a looping left.
Fairbanks throwing a counter right hand but Aiken manages to avoid it.
Aiken throws an overhand right that lands on Fairbanks's shoulder, as Fairbanks tries to avoid the shot.
A quick step to the side and Fairbanks tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Aiken throws the left hand but Fairbanks avoids the punch easily.
A low kick from Aiken is predictable there
and Aiken takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Fairbanks throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Aiken counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Aiken connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Fairbanks is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Fairbanks changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fairbanks tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Aiken was well out of range. Poor timing from Fairbanks.
Aiken looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Aiken throws a hook to the side of Fairbanks's head but Fairbanks sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A big right from Aiken misses.
Fairbanks keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Aiken works Fairbanks's body with a nice hook.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fairbanks looks to score with a jab to the body but Aiken is just out of range.
Aiken looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Fairbanks fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Fairbanks punishes Aiken's body with a nice straight punch.
Fairbanks keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Fairbanks appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Fairbanks ducks under a wild hook from Aiken.
Aiken uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Fairbanks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fairbanks misses with a wild body shot.
Aiken throws a good cross that connects.
Aiken walks into a jab.
Fairbanks lands a jab.
A slow jab from Aiken misses its intended target.
Fairbanks throws a body punch but Aiken moves out of range.
Fairbanks bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fairbanks displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Aiken throws out the jab.
Aiken misses with a wild body shot.
Fairbanks throws a predictable looking body shot
enabling Aiken to counter with a crisp jab.
Fairbanks goes for a double leg but Aiken avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Aiken continues to drive forward.
Aiken tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
It looked like Fairbanks was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Aiken.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aiken misses with a body shot
and Fairbanks counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Aiken scores with a nice strike.
Fairbanks uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Aiken.
Fairbanks just misses with a punch to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Nice body punch from Fairbanks.
Aiken rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Fairbanks moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Fairbanks swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Aiken throws a body shot but no joy.
Fairbanks appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Aiken scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Fairbanks checks the leg kick nicely there.
Fairbanks is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fairbanks. Aiken does a little dance to reset his feet.
Aiken swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Aiken gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Fairbanks.
Aiken tries to clinch
and Fairbanks counters with a left to the body.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Midick Aiken.
I think Aiken has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Aafke Stam scores the fight 47:49
Judge Wagner Zegers scores the fight 48:47
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 47:49

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Midick Aiken!

A relieved looking Midick Aiken thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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Event: MMAHelsinki - 182     
Date:   Jun 20, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Sameh Mahmoud (ranked 23 p4p, 6 weight class) and Bob Suf (ranked 508 p4p, 62 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
31
193 lbs
27 - 4 - 0
179 cm
28
188 lbs
15 - 7 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System

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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 27 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Sameh Mahmoud!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Bob Suf!
The judges for this bout are Matti Vanhoillinen, Anni Minnemäki and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice defenses there by Suf.
Mahmoud throws a looping overhand right but Suf ducks down to avoid it.
Mahmoud lands with a nice body punch.

Suf clinches.
Suf misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mahmoud with a knee to the head.
Mahmoud with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Mahmoud scores with a shoulder strike.
I was talking to Mahmoud's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Suf lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
A right handed body shot lands from Suf.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Suf scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Mahmoud lands a knee to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mahmoud lands an uppercut.
Mahmoud using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Suf working aggressively here.
Mahmoud with a knee to the head.
Suf lands a right hand.
Mahmoud lands a shot to the body.
Suf looks winded!
Mahmoud lands a hook that snaps the head of Suf backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mahmoud lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Suf takes a knee to the side of the body.
A knee to the head by Mahmoud.
A right hand to the body from Mahmoud.
A left hand lands to the body for Mahmoud.
Mahmoud working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A short body shot lands from Mahmoud as the two fighters clinch.
Mahmoud blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Mahmoud misses with a knee strike.
The referee calls for Mahmoud to work.
Suf can't find room to land a body shot as Mahmoud controls the action.
Suf tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mahmoud's elbow.
Mahmoud landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Mahmoud lands with a light punch inside.
Mahmoud lands an elbow just above Suf 's eye.
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!
Mahmoud lands an uppercut.
A right hand to the body from Suf.
Mahmoud misses with a knee to the head.
Suf letting Mahmoud take a breather here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mahmoud.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mahmoud misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mahmoud blocks a body shot from Suf.
Suf tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Suf tries to work over Mahmoud's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mahmoud misses with a punch to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Suf.
Suf managing to block the knees to the body from Mahmoud.
Suf struggles to land a body shot inside as Mahmoud controls his hands.
Mahmoud is trying to maintain a safe position but Suf gets an underhook and turns Mahmoud into the cage.
Suf tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mahmoud lands an uppercut.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Mahmoud.
Mahmoud is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Suf is defending well for now.
Suf has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Mahmoud seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Suf can turn it around.
Mahmoud doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mahmoud blocks an uppercut.
Mahmoud is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Suf is defending well for now.
Mahmoud tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Suf avoids it.
Mahmoud taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Mahmoud's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Mahmoud lands with a short head shot on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Suf misses with a punch on the inside.
Mahmoud lands a good knee to the midsection. Suf won't want to take too many of those.
Suf throws a punch but it's blocked by Mahmoud.
Suf has a couple of punches blocked by Mahmoud.
Mahmoud lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Suf backwards.
Suf working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Mahmoud lands a good knee to the midsection. Suf won't want to take too many of those.
Suf misses with a punch to the body.
Suf misses with a punch to the body.
Mahmoud lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Mahmoud presses Suf against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Good body shot from Mahmoud.
A right hand to the body from Mahmoud.
Good body shot from Mahmoud.
A short right from Mahmoud.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mahmoud gets through Suf's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Mahmoud lands a hook that snaps the head of Suf backwards.
Mahmoud lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A short left from Mahmoud.
Mahmoud scores with a shot to the side of Suf's head.
A hook to the body from Mahmoud.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mahmoud scores with a shot to the side of Suf's head.
Mahmoud pushes Suf back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mahmoud lands with a light punch inside.
A short uppercut from Mahmoud.
Mahmoud makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

Suf is rocked!
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Mahmoud creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Suf is still on wobbly legs! Can Mahmoud finish him?
Mahmoud creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Suf with a big uppercut! Suf tries to clinch up but Mahmoud pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Suf to the mat! Suf covers up and Mahmoud unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:25 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Sameh Mahmoud!
Sameh Mahmoud retains his middleweight title!
Sameh Mahmoud decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: DARE 51     
Date:   Jun 16, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Tong Po (ranked 3661 p4p, 378 weight class) and Rod Jackson (ranked 3807 p4p, 392 weight class). Tong Po has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

194 cm
24
246 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
192 cm
21
280 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
BJJ Brown Belt
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Tong Po!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Rod Jackson!
The judges for this bout are Albert Achterberg, Nard Betker and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jackson throws an off balance right hand
and Po counters with a two punch combo.
Jackson looks to land a body kick but Po moved away.
A punch combination from Po misses.
A little jabbing left from Jackson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Po takes one to the side of the head.
Jackson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Jackson! But no joy.
Po looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Jackson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jackson.
Po thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Jackson if he has to take too many more of those.
Rod Jackson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Po 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.

Po drops Jackson with a beautiful combination! Jackson stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Po is looking for the KO!

It looks like Rod Jackson has been cut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Po lands an uppercut out of nowhere! Jackson falls backwards - clearly groggy! Po dives in and finishes the fight with more strikes for a TKO finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Tong Po!
After winning the bout, Tong Po thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: Syn 582     
Date:   Jun 15, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Gum Shoe (ranked 335 p4p, 50 weight class) and Yancy Makaki Iii (ranked 268 p4p, 39 weight class). I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

178 cm
29
180 lbs
17 - 7 - 0
182 cm
29
177 lbs
19 - 9 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

CAGED UP Clothings 50$
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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 17 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Gum Shoe!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Yancy Makaki Iii!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Daniel Bishop and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Shoe fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Makaki Iii checks it well.
Shoe misses with an uppercut. Makaki Iii saw that one coming.
Shoe throws a head kick that misses.
Makaki Iii keeps Shoe at a distance using the push kick.
Makaki Iii thows a body kick. Shoe tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Shoe steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Makaki Iii.
Shoe moves out of range as Makaki Iii strikes.
Makaki Iii connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Shoe momentarily.
Decent striking displayed by Makaki Iii there.
Nice straight punches there by Makaki Iii. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Makaki Iii.
Shoe seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Makaki Iii lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Makaki Iii throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Shoe keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Makaki Iii throws an off balance right hand
and Shoe counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Makaki Iii ducks right into an uppercut from Shoe.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Makaki Iii cracks Shoe with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Makaki Iii throws a right and a left that both miss.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Makaki Iii crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Shoe - the referee stops the clock and Makaki Iii gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Shoe. Makaki Iii manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Makaki Iii throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Shoe quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
A big left from Makaki Iii misses.
Shoe looks to land a right hand but Makaki Iii moved out of range.
Makaki Iii tries to clinch but Shoe is having none of it.
Makaki Iii lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Shoe at a distance.
Shoe throws a sloppy head kick and Makaki Iii moves out of range easily.
Shoe lands the left hand.
Shoe is looking to score with low kicks.
Shoe takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Shoe throws an overhand right that lands on Makaki Iii's shoulder, as Makaki Iii tries to avoid the shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Makaki Iii slips under a jab from Shoe.
Makaki Iii jabs Shoe right on the nose. Shoe blinks but takes it well.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jab, jab by Makaki Iii - just one landing.
Makaki Iii has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Makaki Iii digs a good body shot into Shoe's ribs.
Shoe wants to slow Makaki Iii down by chopping away at his legs.
A head kick misses from Shoe.
Makaki Iii lands with a shot to the body.
Makaki Iii avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
The fighters circle momentarily. Shoe darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

It looks like Yancy Makaki Iii has been cut.
Makaki Iii scores with a hook.
Makaki Iii clobbers Shoe with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Nice body kick from Makaki Iii.
Makaki Iii throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yancy Makaki Iii seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Shoe scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Makaki Iii uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Shoe.
It seemed like Makaki Iii was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Makaki Iii is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Shoe had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Shoe stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Makaki Iii.
A big left from Makaki Iii misses.
Nice defenses there by Makaki Iii.

Makaki Iii forces Shoe back against the cage and clinches.
Shoe misses with the head strike.
A nice left hand lands by Makaki Iii.
Makaki Iii struggles to land a body shot inside as Shoe controls his hands.
Shoe blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Shoe working aggressively here.
Shoe lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Makaki Iii backwards.
Makaki Iii lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Shoe is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Shoe lands a nice uppercut.
Shoe lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Makaki Iii throws a head punch that misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Shoe struggles to land a body shot inside as Makaki Iii controls his hands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Makaki Iii lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Makaki Iii is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Makaki Iii lands a right hand.
Makaki Iii misses with some punches.
Shoe lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Makaki Iii takes a shot to the head.
A short right from Makaki Iii.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Shoe.
Makaki Iii working aggressively here.
A head punch on the inside from Shoe fails to land.
Makaki Iii lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Still in the clinch, Shoe scores with a nice short uppercut.
Makaki Iii takes a shot to the head.
Shoe fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Shoe lands an elbow just above Makaki Iii 's eye.
Makaki Iii misses with a punch to the body.
Makaki Iii scores with a nice hook to the head.
Shoe can't find room to land a body shot as Makaki Iii controls the action.
Makaki Iii lands an uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Yancy Makaki Iii dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Yancy Makaki Iii's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Makaki Iii stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Makaki Iii throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Makaki Iii throws out a loose jab but Shoe uses good head movement to avoid it.
As Makaki Iii looks to move away, Shoe throws a big counter combo but Makaki Iii just gets out of the way.
A lazy body kick from Shoe
and Shoe takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Yancy Makaki Iii seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Shoe motions for Makaki Iii to come forward. Shoe throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Makaki Iii changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Makaki Iii rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Shoe counters with a nice uppercut.
Makaki Iii scores with a jab. Shoe acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Makaki Iii misses with a wild body shot.
Makaki Iii throws a head kick that misses.
Makaki Iii moves out of range as Shoe strikes.
Makaki Iii lands with a slapping head kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Shoe throws a right hand that misses
and Makaki Iii connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Makaki Iii steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Shoe.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shoe checks a leg kick.
Shoe is looking to counter punch.
Makaki Iii tries a low kick but Shoe avoids it.
Shoe ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Shoe misses with a series of wild punches.
It seemed like Makaki Iii was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Makaki Iii misses with an uppercut.
A quick step to the side and Shoe tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Good standup being displayed there by Makaki Iii as he connects with a hook.
Makaki Iii just misses with a punch to the body.
And Shoe counters with a quick kick to the body but Makaki Iii blocks it.
Makaki Iii bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Shoe's head.
Shoe throws a hook but Makaki Iii avoids it easily.
Shoe slips a jab from Makaki Iii.
Shoe was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Makaki Iii throws out a loose jab but Shoe uses good head movement to avoid it.
Shoe misses with a hook
and Makaki Iii counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Makaki Iii has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Makaki Iii misses with a straight right.
It looked like Shoe wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Makaki Iii throws a front kick aimed at Shoe's knee but Shoe avoids it well.
Makaki Iii buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Shoe throws a right hand that Makaki Iii ducks under and follows up with a left that Makaki Iii also avoids with ease.
Shoe avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Makaki Iii steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Shoe.
Makaki Iii wants to counter with a clinch but Shoe pushes him away.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A solid leg kick lands there for Makaki Iii.
Shoe gets cracked there but stands up to it.

Makaki Iii gets a clinch.
Makaki Iii misses with the head strike.
Makaki Iii doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Makaki Iii misses with a punch on the inside.
Makaki Iii struggles to land a body shot inside as Shoe controls his hands.
Makaki Iii misses with a punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Shoe's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Shoe drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Makaki Iii throws a combination that misses
and Shoe counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Makaki Iii tries to land a leg kick but Shoe saw it coming and moves away.
Shoe fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Makaki Iii manages to avoid it.
Makaki Iii keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Makaki Iii misses with a body shot.
Shoe appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Shoe throws the left hand but Makaki Iii avoids the punch easily.
Shoe ducks under a wild hook from Makaki Iii.
Shoe will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Makaki Iii loads up on a big right hand but Shoe slips the punch.
Shoe throws a sloppy head kick and Makaki Iii moves out of range easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Makaki Iii misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Shoe.
Shoe takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Makaki Iii throws a shot from downtown. Shoe moves away and avoids it.
A quick step to the side and Shoe tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Makaki Iii jabs Shoe right on the nose. Shoe blinks but takes it well.
Makaki Iii misses with a body shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Makaki Iii lands a head shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Shoe. Makaki Iii does a little dance to reset his feet.
Shoe pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Shoe tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Shoe uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Makaki Iii.
Shoe quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Makaki Iii has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Shoe.
Makaki Iii lands a really nice looking cross but Shoe seems unphased.
Makaki Iii swings for the body but Shoe moves out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Yancy Makaki Iii showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Yancy Makaki Iii'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!


Shoe takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Shoe tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Shoe blocks the body kick.
Makaki Iii wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Makaki Iii scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Makaki Iii turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Makaki Iii throws a body kick that misses.
A left and a right from Makaki Iii both land. Nice combination.
Makaki Iii blocks a head kick by Shoe.
Shoe throws a predictable looking body shot
and Makaki Iii counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A head kick misses from Makaki Iii.

Makaki Iii forces Shoe back against the cage and clinches.
Makaki Iii tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Shoe's elbow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shoe tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Shoe scores with a nice hook to the head.
Makaki Iii avoids a wild elbow strike from Shoe.
Makaki Iii blocking some punches.
A short uppercut from Makaki Iii.
Shoe misses with a punch on the inside.
Shoe looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Makaki Iii lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Makaki Iii working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Shoe prevents a body shot from Makaki Iii.
A head punch on the inside from Shoe fails to land.
Makaki Iii has a couple of punches blocked by Shoe.
Shoe blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Shoe blocking some punches.
Shoe misses with a punch to the body.
Makaki Iii struggles to land a body shot inside as Shoe controls his hands.
Shoe lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Makaki Iii has a couple of punches blocked by Shoe.
Makaki Iii tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A short uppercut from Makaki Iii.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Shoe fails to land.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Shoe softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Makaki Iii lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Stalling in the clinch from Makaki Iii.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Shoe.
A nice left hand lands by Makaki Iii.
Yancy Makaki Iii seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Makaki Iii misses with a punch on the inside.
Shoe manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Makaki Iii lands a right hand that snaps the head of Shoe backwards.
Shoe lands with a short shot to the head.
A right hand to the body from Makaki Iii.
Shoe throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Makaki Iiis head.
Makaki Iii lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Makaki Iii misses with a hook from the clinch.
Shoe misses with a short punch on the inside.
Shoe throws a head punch that misses.
Makaki Iii displaying some good clinch control by pressing Shoe up against the cage.
Gum Shoe has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Yancy Makaki Iii is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Makaki Iii lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Makaki Iii misses with a punch on the inside.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Makaki Iii.
Shoe doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Makaki Iii lands a left hand.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Shoe.
Shoe lands a hook that snaps the head of Makaki Iii backwards.
Shoe working aggressively here.
Makaki Iii pushes Shoe back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Makaki Iii.
Makaki Iii tries to throw a body punch but Shoe avoids it by throwing Makaki Iii back against the cage.
Makaki Iii lands on the inside with an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Makaki Iii.
Makaki Iii throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Shoe swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Makaki Iii cracks Shoe with a nice body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Makaki Iii lands a body shot.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A short right from Makaki Iii.
Makaki Iii lands a left hand that snaps the head of Shoe backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Makaki Iii.
Shoe cracks Makaki Iii with a nice body shot.
Shoe blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Makaki Iii tries a body shot but Shoe blocks it.
Makaki Iii blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A shot in the inside from Shoe.
Shoe prevents a body shot from Makaki Iii.
Shoe misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Makaki Iii lands with a light punch inside.
Makaki Iii blocking some punches.
Shoe blocks a punch to the side of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Makaki Iii scores with a nice hook to the head.
Nice body punch from Makaki Iii - that landed with a thud.
Makaki Iii lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Shoe backwards.
Makaki Iii has Shoe pushed against the cage.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 27:30
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 27:30
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Yancy Makaki Iii!

Yancy Makaki Iii decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
Gum Shoe was interviewed post fight and said 'I will stick to you like glue until I find you and keel yew!'.
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
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Event: Syn 582     
Date:   Jun 15, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 108 p4p, 14 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 526 p4p, 67 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

183 cm
39
192 lbs
40 - 15 - 2
190 cm
31
200 lbs
16 - 13 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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 40 wins, 15 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Colin Fotheringham and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A big left from Kaunismieli misses.
Obuhov throws out a counter right but Kaunismieli avoids it with no problem.
Kaunismieli lands an overhand right.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Obuhov keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Obuhov connects with a looping right hand.
Kaunismieli showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Obuhov.

Obuhov shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Obuhov was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Obuhov trying to control the action but Kaunismieli is working from the bottom.
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Obuhov lands a decent elbow from side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Kaunismieli is avoiding damage well.
Obuhov sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Kaunismieli is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Obuhov cracks Kaunismieli with a big right hand but Kaunismieli just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Kaunismieli struggling a bit here.
Kaunismieli defending against the ground and pound.
Obuhov trying to control the position but Kaunismieli is working away.
Kaunismieli is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Obuhov wants to pass to mount but Kaunismieli is defending the position.
Obuhov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is thwarting Kaunismieli's attempts to control the position.
Kaunismieli is trying is best to control the position here.
Obuhov wants to lay and pray for a moment but Kaunismieli keeps working.
Obuhov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Obuhov not doing much here.
Obuhov is trying to control the action in half guard but Kaunismieli is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is nestled in close to Kaunismieli, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Kaunismieli is refusing to be controlled, as Obuhov sits in half guard.
Kaunismieli tries to get to full guard but Obuhov has control of the leg.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Kaunismieli keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Obuhov thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Kaunismieli's head.
Obuhov controlling the pace.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Kaunismieli fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Obuhov has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Obuhov scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kaunismieli doesn't seem bothered though.
Obuhov fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Obuhov is having none of it.
Obuhov cracks Kaunismieli with an open hand slap.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Kaunismieli scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Obuhov staying out of range there.
A nice side step and Obuhov releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Obuhov connects with a nice looking jab.
Obuhov will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Nice defenses there by Obuhov.
Obuhov looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov misses with a jab, cross combination.
Kaunismieli throws a nice looking combination but Obuhov bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Kaunismieli is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Obuhov's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Obuhov avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
Obuhov bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Obuhov checks a leg kick.
Obuhov misses with a double jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


A looping hook to the body misses from Obuhov. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kaunismieli lands the left hand.
Kaunismieli has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kaunismieli there as he acknowledges the shot.
A big left from Kaunismieli misses.
Kaunismieli lands with a shot to the body.
Obuhov wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Obuhov looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a big shot that misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Obuhov. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Obuhov looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Kaunismieli misses the target.
Kaunismieli rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Obuhov counters with a nice double leg into side control. Kaunismieli won't be happy with that.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obuhov trying to control the action but Kaunismieli is working from the bottom.
Kaunismieli tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli struggling a bit here.
Obuhov cracks Kaunismieli with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Kaunismieli struggling a bit here.
Obuhov is chipping away with strikes.
Kaunismieli can't do much from the bottom here.
Anton Obuhov has got the better of the ground game so far.
Obuhov 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.
Obuhov working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Obuhov trying to control the position but Kaunismieli is working away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov landing a few strikes.
Obuhov creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Kaunismieli sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Kaunismieli is not content to let Obuhov control the position.
Kaunismieli is looking to reverse the position.
Obuhov sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Kaunismieli is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Kaunismieli is not content to let Obuhov control the position.
Obuhov throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and Kaunismieli works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Kaunismieli is trying to maintain the position but Obuhov is very close to passing his half guard.
Obuhov throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Obuhov seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Obuhov looks to land a strike but Kaunismieli avoids it nicely and regains full guard.
Obuhov throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Kaunismieli works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Obuhov throws a strike but Kaunismieli rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Kaunismieli trying to control but Obuhov is working from the bottom.
Kaunismieli is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Obuhov trying to keep a closed guard but Kaunismieli is proving a slippery customer.
Obuhov keeping moving, preventing Kaunismieli from controlling successfully.
Kaunismieli is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Obuhov is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Kaunismieli won't allow Obuhov to sweep him here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov'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. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Kaunismieli misses with the combination.
Kaunismieli throws the kick towards the body but Obuhov avoids it.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli clobbers Obuhov with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
No joy there for Obuhov, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Kaunismieli is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Obuhov.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Obuhov fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Kaunismieli pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli looks to clinch
letting Obuhov counter with a right hand.
Obuhov shoots in and drives through. Kaunismieli sprawls well.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
Obuhov has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Obuhov scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Obuhov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Obuhov moves into range and connects with a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov lands a really nice looking cross but Kaunismieli seems unphased.
Obuhov lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Obuhov misses with a lunging right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Kaunismieli lunges at Obuhov with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Obuhov's hand.
Obuhov throws a right hand that misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight right hand.
Obuhov has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a jab.
Obuhov scores with a sloppy right hand. Kaunismieli should have avoided that one.
Obuhov blocks the body kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Obuhov's ribcage but misses.
Anton Obuhov seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kaunismieli misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Kaunismieli misses with a looping left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli scores with a shot to the body.
Kaunismieli scores with the left hand. Obuhov knows he should have avoided that one.
Obuhov thuds his right hand into Kaunismieli's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Obuhov goes for a double leg but Kaunismieli avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Kaunismieli continues to drive forward.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Obuhov throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kaunismieli sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli looks to score with a jab to the body but Obuhov is just out of range.
Obuhov's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kaunismieli connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Obuhov scrambles back to his feet.
Kaunismieli has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kaunismieli there as he acknowledges the shot.
Kaunismieli shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Kaunismieli connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Obuhov throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli lands with an overhand left.
A jab from Kaunismieli misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Obuhov! But no joy.
Kaunismieli staying out of range there.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Obuhov has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Kaunismieli on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Obuhov is nestled in close to Kaunismieli, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Kaunismieli slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Kaunismieli is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Kaunismieli preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Obuhov is working Kaunismieli over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Kaunismieli controls Obuhov momentarily but Obuhov frees himself.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Obuhov throws a big right hand that misses.
Anton Obuhov is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Obuhov is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obuhov throws a strike but Kaunismieli rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Kaunismieli stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Obuhov swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Obuhov looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.

Obuhov throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Kaunismieli escapes and throws Obuhov's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov tries to buck Kaunismieli off but Kaunismieli is having none of it.

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 Kalervo Kaunismieli.
I think Obuhov has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 28:30
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anton Obuhov!

After the fight, Anton Obuhov was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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Event: CEC 595     
Date:   Jun 15, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Zane Mason (ranked 436 p4p, 68 weight class) and Sud Saming (ranked 435 p4p, 67 weight class). Saming has chosen Enter the Tiger as his entrance music. The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

180 cm
38
174 lbs
37 - 20 - 0
183 cm
36
176 lbs
32 - 15 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Zane Mason!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sud Saming!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Timothy Bukovac and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mason throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Donk. Mason catches Saming right on the button with a cross.
Mason looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Mason slips a straight right by Saming.
Saming throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Saming throws an off balance right hand
and Mason counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Good exchange - Mason coming out on top.

It looks like Sud Saming has been cut.
Mason just misses with a punch to the body.
Saming wants to counter the offense by Mason and move into the clinch position.
Saming misses with a hook. Mason ducked under it nicely.
Sud Saming seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mason misses with a hook. Saming ducked under it nicely.
A slow jab from Saming misses its intended target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mason misses with a body shot.
Saming lands with a hook. Mason tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Saming ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Mason misses with a body shot.
Saming swings away with a leg kick that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mason cracks Saming with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Saming scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Mason doesn't seem bothered though.
Saming defending well as Mason loads up on a big left hand.
A big left from Saming misses.
Saming lands with a hook. Mason tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Mason pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mason scores with a nice right hand.
Saming fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mason manages to avoid it.
Saming misses with a hook
and Mason counters with a nice low kick that buckles Saming's knee momentarily.
Mason throws a nice inside leg kick.
Saming on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Mason throws a big shot that misses.
Saming thows a left - swing and a miss!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mason takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mason misses with an uppercut
and Saming counters with a lovely shot to the body.
A jab lands there for Saming.
A big left from Saming misses.
Saming throws a big shot that misses.
Saming has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
A jab from Saming misses.
Mason defending well as Saming loads up on a big left hand.
Saming throws a right hand that misses

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

Saming is rocked!
Some bone on bone action there as Mason checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Saming is still on wobbly legs! Can Mason finish him?
Mason displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Saming throws out the jab.
Mason avoids the body shot from Saming.
Mason misses with a wild body shot.
Saming looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Saming seems to have recovered his senses.
Mason fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Saming.
Saming bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Saming connects with a looping right hand.
Saming cracks Mason with an open hand slap.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Saming uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mason.
Saming scores with a body shot.
Saming throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Mason.
Mason misses with a hook.

Mason clinches.
Mason misses with a punch to the body.

Saming breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Mason cracks Saming with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

Mason fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Saming, pushing him back against the cage.
Mason misses with a hook to the ribs.
Saming is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Mason is keeping busy.
Mason tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mason misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mason lands an uppercut.
Mason trying to control the position but instead, Saming has worked for underhooks and has pushed Mason into the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mason working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Mason misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mason working aggressively here.
Mason lands with a right to the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Saming tries a knee to the head but Mason blocks it.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Saming.
Mason lands a shoulder strike.
Mason lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Saming is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Saming lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Mason struggles to land a body shot inside as Saming controls his hands.
Saming is looking to break free of the clinch but Mason has double underhooks.
Saming working hard to break the clinch.
Saming looking to stall.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Saming.
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 Zane Mason will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sud Saming's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


A jab lands there for Mason.
Mason misses with a hook. Saming ducked under it nicely.
Saming swats away the attempt to clinch by Mason.
Mason tries to close the distance and clinch up but Saming swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Saming lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Mason throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Saming sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Saming checks the leg kick.
Saming now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Mason uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Saming.
Mason swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Saming feints a counter leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mason fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Saming is out of range.
Saming let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Mason fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Saming on the side of the head.
Saming on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Mason. Mason obviously looking to wear him down.
Mason throws a jab but it's blocked by Saming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mason wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Sud Saming seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Saming throws a body punch but Mason moves out of range.
Mason swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Saming counters with a low kick, right behind Mason 's knee.
Saming moves into range and connects with a jab.
Saming thows a left - swing and a miss!
Mason is looking to counter with a body kick.
Mason scores with the left hand. Saming knows he should have avoided that one.
A jab from Mason misses.
Saming throws a hook to the side of Mason's head but Mason sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Saming lands with a straight right. Mason didn't see that one coming.
Mason takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Saming loads up on a big right hand but Mason slips the punch.
A slapping body kick lands there for Mason.
Saming throws a looping overhand right but Mason ducks down to avoid it.
Mason moves out of range of the leg kick from Saming.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mason fails with an attempt to clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mason doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Mason moves out of range as Saming strikes.
Mason gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Saming throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Saming connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Mason's hands.

Mason rushes Saming and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Mason lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Mason stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Saming throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Mason lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Saming lands with a right to the head.
A short left from Saming.
Saming misses with a body punch.
Mason misses with a punch to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Mason fails to land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Saming.
A right handed body shot lands from Mason.
Saming lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Mason swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Saming working hard to break the clinch.
Mason scores with a shoulder strike.
Saming swings wildly with an uppercut but Mason uses good head movement to avoid it.
Saming tries to throw a body punch but Mason avoids it by throwing Saming back against the cage.

Saming manages to break the clinch.
Mason misses with a hook.
Mason feints and then cracks Saming's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Saming down.

Mason has closed the distance and engaged Saming in a clinch.
Saming swings wildly with an uppercut but Mason uses good head movement to avoid it.
Saming prevents a body shot from Mason.

Saming breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Mason wants to clinch up but Saming keeps it at a distance.
A nice side step and Saming releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good exchange - Saming coming out on top.
Mason takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mason misses with a hook. Saming ducked under it nicely.
Saming takes a swing at Mason's ribcage but misses.
Mason misses the shot to the body.
Saming lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Mason at a distance.

Mason moves into the clinch successfully.
Mason lands a body shot in the clinch.
A short left from Mason.
Mason is struggling to control the position.
Mason lands a left hand that snaps the head of Saming backwards.
Saming tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Mason avoids it.

Saming breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Mason takes a swing at Saming's ribcage but misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Zane Mason will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sud Saming's cut.
That's time! Mason's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Saming throws a poor cross that misses
and Mason counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Saming thinking.
Mason uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Saming.
Mason wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Mason takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Saming throws a body shot but no joy.
Mason misses with a hook.
Mason cracks Saming with a good jab.
Mason blocks a jab.
Mason swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Saming throws a shot from downtown. Mason moves away and avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Saming uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mason.
Saming ducks under a wild hook from Mason.
Saming is trying to counter with his kicks.
Saming throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A big left from Saming misses.
Mason misses with a lunging right hand
and Saming counters with an outside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Saming throws a hook but Mason avoids it easily.
The fighters circling - Saming throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Saming avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mason. Saming does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mason steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Saming.
Mason swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A shot to the liver by Mason. Beautiful body shot.
Saming looks to land a left hand but Mason moved out of range nicely.
Saming misses with a jab, cross combination.
Saming comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Saming moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Mason slips a jab from Saming.
It looked like Mason wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Saming has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Mason.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Mason misses.
Mason looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
A cross from Saming lands.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mason ducks under a wild hook from Saming.
Mason wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Sud Saming has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A nice inside leg kick there by Saming. That's going to slow Mason down.
Mason looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Saming throws an overhand right that lands on Mason's shoulder, as Mason tries to avoid the shot.
Saming fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Saming keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A little jabbing left from Saming on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Saming moves forwards but Mason connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Saming lands a really nice looking cross but Mason seems unphased.
Saming misses with a series of wild punches.
Mason tried to counter with a leg kick but Saming avoided it.
Zane Mason is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mason avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Mason takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Mason feints and then cracks Saming's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Saming down.
Mason ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
An inside leg kick lands from Mason.
Saming throws out a loose jab but Mason uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mason looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
A little jabbing left from Saming on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Mason lands with a shot to the body.
Saming's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Saming tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mason was well out of range. Poor timing from Saming.
It looked like Mason wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Saming circles away from the clinch attempt.
Saming ducks under a wild hook from Mason.
Mason is looking to land body kicks.
Mason wants to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Saming misses.
Mason fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Saming looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Mason lands with a hook. Saming tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Saming throws an off balance right hand
and Mason counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Jab from Mason.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mason tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Saming was well out of range. Poor timing from Mason.
Mason lands a nice leg kick that just misses Saming's sensitive parts.
Mason ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mason throws a counter high kick but Saming was just alert enough to avoid it.
Mason tries to clinch up but Saming circles away and keeps his distance.
Saming misses with a hook. Mason ducked under it nicely.
Mason lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Zane Mason!

Our winner, Zane Mason, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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RATING
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Event: K-1 25 Haller vs Jafar     
Date:   Jun 13, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight kickboxing rules bout between Melankomas Caria (ranked 2329 p4p, 271 weight class) and Brandon Baldwin (ranked 5525 p4p, 504 weight class). Man, I cannot wait for this one!

186 cm
22
171 lbs
12 - 5 - 0
185 cm
23
178 lbs
15 - 7 - 1

Excellent boxer
Very quick

World class boxer
Good gas tank

Freebok (85% Laundry)

Riner Clothing and Laundry (85%)



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 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Melankomas Caria!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Brandon Baldwin!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Daniel Bishop and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Baldwin lands a right hook to the body.
Baldwin looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

It looks like Brandon Baldwin has been cut.
Caria throws a looping overhand right but Baldwin ducks down to avoid it.

Baldwin throws out a head kick that Caria doesn't see coming - it connects and sends Caria crashing to the mat face first! He's bounced up to his knees and is scrambling to get back to his feet and beat the count. He's up on 5 but still looks a bit groggy; will the referee allow it to continue??? He's taking a good look into Caria's eyes and has decided to let it go on!

It looks like Melankomas Caria has been cut.
Caria catches Baldwin with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Baldwin pulls out of a head kick attempt.

Baldwin has managed to clinch.
Caria throws a knee to the head but misses.
Baldwin prevents a body shot from Caria.
Baldwin wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.

Baldwin's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Caria lands a right and a left and another right! Baldwin goes down! Oh, he's in big, big trouble! 3,4,5,6,7,8... he's up to one knee... 9,10! He can't beat the count - this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:46 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Melankomas Caria!
Melankomas Caria thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: TGC Crucible 21     
Date:   Jun 13, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Josh Wade (ranked 1673 p4p, 251 weight class) and Jean-Claude Marceau (ranked 2024 p4p, 298 weight class). Wade comes to the cage accompanied by 2Pac - Hail Mary. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

186 cm
24
211 lbs
11 - 5 - 1
186 cm
22
205 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
Powerful takedowns
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Josh Wade!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jean-Claude Marceau!
The judges for this bout are Gwen Towbar, Tiny Johnson and Stewart Dunkirk.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Marceau slips a jab and a cross from Wade.
Wade dives in and grabs Marceau's left leg, looking for a takedown. Marceau pushes down on Wade's head and hops out.
A jab from Marceau does it's job there.
Wade shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Wade shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Josh Wade. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Marceau jabs Wade to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Marceau uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Wade.
Marceau has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Wade misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.

Marceau gets in close and instigates a clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Marceau goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Marceau lands a right hand that snaps the head of Wade backwards.
Marceau lands a right hand that snaps the head of Wade backwards.
Marceau misses with a body punch.
Marceau swings wildly with an uppercut but Wade uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A frustrated look appears on Wade's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Wade has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Marceau after a bit of a struggle.
Wade jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Marceau walks away with a smile on his face. Wade gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.

Marceau forces Wade back against the cage and clinches.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Marceau.
A left hand lands to the body for Marceau.
A short right from Marceau on the inside.
Marceau tries to throw a body punch but Wade avoids it by throwing Marceau back against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Marceau.
Marceau fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Marceau lands a hook that snaps the head of Wade backwards.
Wade tries to pull guard but Marceau holds him up against the cage and eventually Wade drops back down to his feet.
A head punch on the inside from Marceau fails to land.
Marceau lands with a short head shot on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wade blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Wade is looking for a takedown.
Marceau scores with a hook to the body.
Wade is breathing heavily.
Wade blocks an uppercut.
Wade goes for a takedown attempt but Marceau pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Marceau scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Marceau displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Wade.
Wade takes a jab right on the kisser.
Marceau lands the left hand.
Marceau fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Wade slips a jab and a cross from Marceau.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Marceau stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Ohhhhh! A huge head kick from Marceau! Wade is out on his feet! Marceau rushes in and throws more strikes. The ref is looking closely - Wade is covering up but the punishment is just too much and the ref steps in to stop the fight! Wade is staring into space, just thankful that the beatdown has ended. Brutal finish.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:10 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jean-Claude Marceau!
A relieved looking Jean-Claude Marceau thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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