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Event: Ajax Worldwide #1     
Date:   Dec 08, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Humphrey Baker (ranked 117 p4p, 20 weight class) and Phol Murhaa (ranked 47 p4p, 7 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Humphrey Baker!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 13 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Phol Murhaa!
The judges for this bout are David Schapiro, Russell Pearce and John Kavanagh.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Murhaa on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
An inside leg kick lands from Baker.
Baker throws a quick inside leg kick.
Baker throws a hook but Murhaa avoids it easily.
A big right from Baker misses.
Humphrey Baker seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Baker drives through and clinches with Murhaa against the cage.

Baker escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Murhaa gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Baker.
Baker throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Murhaa on the side of the head.
Baker throws a leg kick but Murhaa sees it coming and moves out of range.
Murhaa is looking for the big counter here.
Baker lands a nice looking body kick.
Murhaa gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Baker.
Murhaa has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Baker finds it's way round the side to connect with Murhaa's head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murhaa takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Baker looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Baker lands a nice looking kick to the body. Murhaa takes a step back to recover.
Baker connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Murhaa's hands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Baker lands an overhand right.
Baker throws a head kick but Murhaa moves out of range.
Murhaa is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Baker with a body shot.
Baker wants to clinch up but Murhaa keeps it at a distance.
Baker sizes up Murhaa with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Baker pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Baker lands a jab.
Baker swings for the body but Murhaa moves out of range.
Baker is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Baker throws a jab when Murhaa was well out of range.
Baker uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
Baker throws a front kick that sends Murhaa stumbling back into the cage.
Baker uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Murhaa.
Baker ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Baker lands a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Murhaa throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Murhaa just misses with a punch to the body.
Nice body kick from Baker.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Murhaa takes one to the chin there.
Murhaa slips under a jab from Baker.
Baker lands a jab to the nose.
Baker connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Murhaa's hands.
Murhaa has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Murhaa there as he acknowledges the shot.
Baker dips to his left and cracks Murhaa with an uppercut!
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A jab from Baker finds it's way through Murhaa's defenses.
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Baker.
Murhaa misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa moves out of range as Baker strikes.
Baker displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Murhaa throws out the jab.
Baker is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Nice defenses there by Murhaa.
It seemed like Murhaa was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A punch lands to the side of Murhaa 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Baker lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
A telegraphed right hand from Baker misses the target.
Baker misses with a series of wild punches.
Murhaa raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Baker misses the jab.
Baker fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Murhaa has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Baker misses with a combination
enabling Murhaa to counter with a crisp jab.
Baker throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Murhaa sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Murhaa looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Baker swings widly with a right hand
and Baker takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Baker misses the shot to the body.
Murhaa is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Baker with a body shot.
Baker scores with a one two! Murhaa had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhaa throws a body shot but no joy.
Baker looks to land a combination. Murhaa sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Baker walks into a jab.

Baker is rocked!
Left hook, right uppercut from Baker.
Murhaa circles away from the clinch attempt.
Baker lands a nice looking kick to the body. Murhaa takes a step back to recover.
Jab by Baker.
Murhaa has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Baker lands a really nice looking cross but Murhaa seems unphased.
Murhaa moves forwards but Baker connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Baker throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Murhaa feints a counter leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Murhaa moves out of range of the strikes.
Baker ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Murhaa throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Baker sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Baker.
No joy there for Baker, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Murhaa showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Baker.
Murhaa feints a counter leg kick.
Murhaa defending well as Baker loads up on a big left hand.
Murhaa replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Baker blocks it well.
Baker pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Murhaa swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murhaa throws a head kick that misses.
A combination from Baker does no damage.
Some bone on bone action there as Murhaa checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
A big right from Baker misses.
Baker scores with a nice right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Baker jabs Murhaa right on the nose. Murhaa blinks but takes it well.
Baker looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Decent striking displayed by Baker there.
Baker moves out of range as Murhaa strikes.
It looked like Baker was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Baker is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Murhaa can do to turn this around?
Baker looks to land a left hand but Murhaa moved out of range nicely.
Baker lands with a right hand.
Baker is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Murhaa.
Murhaa 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.
Baker moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Baker misses with a few strikes there.
Murhaa takes one to the chin there.
Murhaa pivots, looking for a leg kick but Baker is out of range and Murhaa settles back down.
Baker is looking to counter punch.
Baker moves in looking to clinch but Murhaa pushes him off.
Baker tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Murhaa was well out of range. Poor timing from Baker.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa throws a sloppy head kick and Baker moves out of range easily.
A head kick misses from Baker.
Murhaa now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Baker cracks the inside of Murhaa's front leg.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A decent looking body kick lands there for Baker.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Murhaa in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Baker.
Baker dips to his left and cracks Murhaa with an uppercut!
Baker swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Murhaa! But no joy.
Baker connects with an inside leg kick.
Baker changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Baker getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Baker.
Murhaa takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Baker is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Baker connects with the punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Baker lands a jab to the head.
Baker scores with a sloppy right hand. Murhaa should have avoided that one.
Baker looks to throw the jab but Murhaa is out of range.
Murhaa throws out a counter right but Baker avoids it with no problem.
Baker throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Murhaa throws a lazy right hand but Baker sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Baker tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Murhaa was well out of range. Poor timing from Baker.
Baker looks to land a body kick but Murhaa moved away.
Murhaa doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Murhaa has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Baker.
Baker fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Murhaa's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Baker connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Murhaa scrambles back to his feet.
Baker throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Murhaa counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Baker scores with a kick to the midsection.
Baker misses with an uppercut. Murhaa saw that one coming.
A good leg kick by Baker.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Baker fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Murhaa manages to avoid it.
Murhaa swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Murhaa ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Murhaa now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Baker misses with a looping right.
It seemed like Murhaa was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Murhaa moves away from the strike by Baker.
Murhaa throws a jab when Baker was well out of range.
Baker throws a nice looking combination but Murhaa bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Murhaa takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Baker loads up on a big right hand but Murhaa slips the punch.
Murhaa is trying to counter with his kicks.
Murhaa misses the shot to the body.
Murhaa chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Baker can pounce on him.
Baker uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
As Murhaa backs away, Baker returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Good exchange - Baker coming out on top.
Murhaa needs to keep his hands up - Baker had a free shot at his head there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Murhaa moves forwards but Baker connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Murhaa checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Baker wants to clinch.
Murhaa is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Murhaa misses with an uppercut
and Baker counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Murhaa thinking.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murhaa gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Baker.
Humphrey Baker is winning the standup battle so far.
Baker scores with a crisp jab that stopped Murhaa in his tracks.
Murhaa buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Baker with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Baker swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Murhaa looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Baker throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Murhaa counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Baker thinking.
Baker scores with a jab.
Baker throws a big shot that misses.
Good standup being displayed there by Baker as he connects with a hook.
Murhaa's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Baker scores with a kick to the midsection.
Baker scores with a head kick. Murhaa tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Baker jabs Murhaa to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Murhaa scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Baker lands a nice looking body kick.
Murhaa avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A little jabbing left from Murhaa on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Baker misses with a hook. Murhaa ducked under it nicely.
Baker looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

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

Baker moves into the clinch successfully.

Murhaa pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Baker throws out a powerful jab.
Murhaa circles away from the clinch attempt.
Baker scores with a sloppy right hand. Murhaa should have avoided that one.
Murhaa misses with a wild combination.
Jab, jab by Baker - just one landing.
Murhaa swings for the body but Baker moves out of range.
Murhaa takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Baker jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Baker misses with a looping right.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Baker throws a front kick that sends Murhaa stumbling back into the cage.
Baker looks to land a right hand but Murhaa moved out of range.
Murhaa is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Baker with a body shot.
Baker scores with a jab to the jaw.
Murhaa loads up on a big right hand but Baker slips the punch.
Murhaa misses with a straight right.
Baker lands a leg kick that knocks Murhaa off balance momentarily.
Baker misses the jab.
Murhaa was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Baker misses with a low kick.
As Baker backs off Murhaa throws a huge counter combo but Baker manages to avoid it all.
Baker jabs Murhaa to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Murhaa fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Baker scores with a jab.
Baker looks to throw the jab but Murhaa is out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Baker misses with a looping right.
Baker dips to his left and cracks Murhaa with an uppercut!
A swing and a miss from Baker.
Murhaa looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Baker tries to close the distance and clinch up but Murhaa swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Murhaa is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Baker misses with a combination
and Murhaa counters with a good, hard body kick but Baker shrugs it off.
Baker dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Baker throws a body shot but no joy.
Baker misses with a body shot.
Baker lands a nice looking body kick.
Baker throws a low kick but it's checked well by Murhaa.
Baker tries to clinch up.
Baker jabbing away but nothing is landing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Baker misses with a body kick.
Baker misses with a double jab.
Baker wants to slow Murhaa down by chopping away at his legs.
Baker looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Murhaa takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Baker throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Murhaa sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Baker.
Murhaa moves out of range as Baker strikes.
Murhaa throws out a counter right but Baker avoids it with no problem.
A jab lands there for Baker.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Baker misses with a left hand
and Murhaa counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Baker throws a body shot but no joy.
Murhaa blocks the body kick.
Baker throws the left hand but Murhaa avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Baker throws a poor cross that misses
and Murhaa counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Murhaa checks a leg kick.
Murhaa looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Baker is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

Murhaa lands a big uppercut and Baker crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Baker looks OK. Murhaa waves Baker back to his feet!
Oh Baker is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Murhaa misses with an attempted mid kick.
Baker throws a jab but it's blocked by Murhaa.
Baker swings widly with a right hand
and Murhaa counters with a huge right that knocks Baker out cold! Murhaa is running around with a crazed look on his face - you can see how much that meant to him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:33 of round 4, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Phol Murhaa!
Phol Murhaa thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: IFC83: Thomas v Mumu     
Date:   Dec 08, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jax Thomas (ranked 26 p4p, 3 weight class) and Abdel Mumu (ranked 122 p4p, 15 weight class). Thomas comes to the cage accompanied by Killing is my business, and business is good! - Megadeth. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
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170 lbs
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24
169 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
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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 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Jax Thomas!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Abdel Mumu!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice defenses there by Mumu.
Thomas looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Thomas misses with a double jab
and Mumu counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Mumu looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Nice body punch from Thomas.
Mumu on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Mumu misses with a body kick.
Thomas tries to clinch up but Mumu circles away and keeps his distance.
Mumu swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

Thomas closes the distance and clinches.
Mumu lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Mumu wants to break the clinch but can't.

Mumu manages to break the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Thomas darts in and clinches Mumu up against the cage.
Mumu blocking some punches.
Thomas throws a head punch that misses.
Mumu is leaning against Thomas and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Thomas blocking some punches.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Thomas tries to throw a body punch but Mumu avoids it by throwing Thomas back against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thomas lands a body punch in the clinch.
Mumu cracks Thomas with a nice body shot.
Thomas blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Mumu fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Mumu lands an uppercut.
Mumu tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Thomas smiles and moves away.
Thomas takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Mumu connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Thomas misses with a body shot.

Mumu tries to keep at a distance but Thomas has taken the fight into the clinch.
Mumu tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Thomas swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Mumu goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mumu working hard to break the clinch.
Thomas tries to land a knee to the head but Mumu blocks with his arms.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thomas lands a right hand that snaps the head of Mumu backwards.
Mumu lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Mumu is trying to pull guard but Thomas has him pressed against the cage.
Jax Thomas has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Abdel Mumu.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Thomas tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Thomas lands with a light punch inside.

It looks like Abdel Mumu has been cut.
Mumu lands with a light punch inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Thomas.
A nice right hand lands inside from Mumu.
Thomas has a couple of punches blocked by Mumu.
Thomas tries a body shot but Mumu blocks it.
Mumu misses with some punches.
A nice left hand lands by Mumu.
Mumu tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Thomas misses with a punch on the inside.
A left hand lands to the body for Mumu.
Mumu misses with some punches.
Thomas misses with the head strike.
Mumu lands a right hand.
Thomas can't find room to land a body shot as Mumu controls the action.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Mumu.
Mumu pushes Thomas back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Thomas creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

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

Thomas moves into the clinch.
Thomas pushes Mumu back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A nice right hand lands inside from Mumu.
Thomas struggles to land a body shot inside as Mumu controls his hands.
Mumu fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Thomas pushes Mumu back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mumu prevents a body shot from Thomas.
Thomas tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Thomas throws a head punch that misses.
Mumu tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Thomas.
Mumu fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mumu throws a punch but it's blocked by Thomas.
Thomas throws a head punch that misses.
A body shot lands from Mumu.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Mumu breaks the clinch.
Thomas scoring well with a low kick there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Thomas tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Mumu paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Thomas dodges the punch combination from Mumu.
Thomas wants to slow Mumu down by chopping away at his legs.
Mumu throws out a counter right but Thomas avoids it with no problem.
Thomas checks a low kick from Mumu.
Thomas is looking to clinch.
Thomas sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Mumu slips under a jab from Thomas.
Mumu looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Thomas scores with a punch to the head.
Mumu keeps the fight on the outside.
Thomas tries to clinch but Mumu moves away
and Mumu counters with a straight right hand.
Thomas closes the distance but Mumu moves to the side
and Mumu counters with a body kick that stops Thomas in his tracks momentarily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Abdel Mumu will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Abdel Mumu'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.


Nice shot lands for Thomas.
Thomas closes the distance but Mumu moves to the side
and Mumu counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Mumu misses with a hook.
Mumu swats away the attempt to clinch by Thomas.
Mumu let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Jax Thomas seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mumu swats away the attempt to clinch by Thomas.

Thomas closes the distance and pushes Mumu back into the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Thomas lands a body shot in the clinch.
Mumu jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Thomas walks away with a smile on his face. Mumu gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Thomas misses with a left hand
and Mumu makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Thomas tries to clinch there but Mumu circles away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thomas tries to close the distance and clinch up but Mumu swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Thomas wants to clinch up but Mumu keeps it at a distance.
Thomas connects with a nice looking jab.
Thomas tries to clinch up.
Abdel Mumu seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Thomas tries to close the distance and clinch up but Mumu swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Thomas misses with a lunging right hand
and Mumu counters with a low kick, right behind Thomas 's knee.
Thomas tries to close the distance and clinch but Mumu swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Thomas tries to clinch up but Mumu circles away and keeps his distance.
Thomas wants to clinch up but Mumu keeps it at a distance.
A little jabbing left from Mumu on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Thomas staying out of range there.
Thomas moves out of range of the strikes.
Thomas takes a kick to the side of the head.
Thomas is looking to clinch but Mumu is avoiding it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mumu swats away the attempt to clinch by Thomas.
Thomas tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Mumu paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Mumu cracks Thomas with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Thomas misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Mumu counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Thomas is rocked!
Mumu scores with a hook to the body. Thomas takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Oh Thomas is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mumu lands hard precision jab right on the jaw that stiffens Thomas up and sends him tumbling to the mat! The ref grabs Mumu from behind before he can pounce. Some folks in the crowd didn't like that stoppage, but I saw Thomas's eyes roll way back in his head, he was done.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:36 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Abdel Mumu!
Abdel Mumu is the new lightweight champion!
During a confident post fight interview, Abdel Mumu thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: EMP Openweight Round 2     
Date:   Dec 08, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Like Boss (ranked 196 p4p, 9 weight class) and Ananada Bunyasarn (ranked 597 p4p, 25 weight class). Ananada Bunyasarn has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

198 cm
23
266 lbs
12 - 2 - 0
185 cm
23
190 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Groove Gear

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Like Boss!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Ananada Bunyasarn!
The judges for this bout are Vladimir Khabensky, Igor Prikhodko and Sergei Dronov.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Boss throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Boss connects with the punch.
Boss getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Boss closes the distance but Bunyasarn moves to the side
and Bunyasarn counters with a left to the body.
Bunyasarn slips a jab from Boss.
Bunyasarn ducks right into an uppercut from Boss.
Bunyasarn keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bunyasarn moves away from the strike by Boss.
Bunyasarn only half commits to the counter leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bunyasarn looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Boss scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Bunyasarn keeps the fight on the outside.
Boss throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Boss ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bunyasarn moves away.
Bunyasarn is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Boss moves into the clinch.
Still in the clinch, Bunyasarn scores with a nice short uppercut.

Boss breaks from the clinch.
Boss scores with a jab to the jaw.
Boss swings for the body but Bunyasarn moves out of range.
Bunyasarn takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Bunyasarn throws a nice outside leg kick.
Bunyasarn ducks right into an uppercut from Boss.

Boss has closed the distance and engaged Bunyasarn in a clinch.
Boss tries to circle away but Bunyasarn has him pinned against the cage.
Bunyasarn throws a head punch that misses.
Bunyasarn lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Bunyasarn lands a right hand that snaps the head of Boss backwards.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bunyasarn has Boss pressed against the cage, preventing Boss from circling away and getting back to striking at range.

Bunyasarn pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Boss uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boss waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Bunyasarn.
A jab lands there for Boss.
Like Boss seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A big right from Boss misses.
Boss has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Boss just misses with a punch to the body.
Bunyasarn moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Boss throws a lazy uppercut
and Bunyasarn connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Donk. Boss catches Bunyasarn right on the button with a cross.
Boss throws a lazy right hand but Bunyasarn sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Bunyasarn only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Boss lands a right hook to the body.
Boss throws a body shot but no joy.
Bunyasarn avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Bunyasarn uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Boss.
Good exchange - Boss coming out on top.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bunyasarn looks to score with a jab to the body but Boss is just out of range.
Boss throwing a counter right hand but Bunyasarn manages to avoid it.
Bunyasarn takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.

Boss fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Bunyasarn, pushing him back against the cage.
Boss tries to break the clinch but Bunyasarn is controlling the position.
Bunyasarn looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Boss tries to break free but Bunyasarn pushes him back against the cage.

Boss pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Boss stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Boss misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bunyasarn.
Bunyasarn takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Boss darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Boss clobbers Bunyasarn with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Boss lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Boss loads up on a big right hand but Bunyasarn slips the punch.
Boss slips under a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boss throws an off balance right hand
and Boss takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Boss cracks Bunyasarn with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Boss with a nice cross.
Bunyasarn drops his hands momentarily and Boss takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Boss takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Bunyasarn scores with a hook to the body. Boss takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Boss throws a shot from downtown. Bunyasarn moves away and avoids it.
Boss is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Boss looks to land a right hand but Bunyasarn moved out of range.
Bunyasarn throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

Boss pushes Bunyasarn up against the cage in a clinch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bunyasarn lands with a short head shot on the inside.

Boss breaks from the clinch.
Boss is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Bunyasarn.
Boss is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Boss misses with a left hand
and Bunyasarn counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Boss cracks Bunyasarn with a right hand to the side of the head.
Boss throws an overhand right that lands on Bunyasarn's shoulder, as Bunyasarn tries to avoid the shot.
Boss works the jab nicely.
Boss connects with a jab.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Boss, as that shot connected.
Bunyasarn staying out of range there.
Bunyasarn let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Bunyasarn is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Boss rather than just go for the knockout.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Bunyasarn.
Bunyasarn blocks a jab.
Bunyasarn has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
A solid leg kick lands there for Bunyasarn.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Boss thuds a left hand into Bunyasarn's body.
Bunyasarn moves away from the strike by Boss.
Some wild striking there from Bunyasarn.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boss throws a poor cross that misses
and Bunyasarn counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Boss is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Bunyasarn can do to turn this around?
Boss ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bunyasarn moves away.
Bunyasarn appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Bunyasarn takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Boss will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Bunyasarn looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Boss sizes up Bunyasarn with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Bunyasarn takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Boss slips under a jab.
Bunyasarn is looking to land body kicks.
Boss throws a series of punches but Bunyasarn avoids them all with ease.
Boss throws out a loose jab but Bunyasarn uses good head movement to avoid it.
Bunyasarn throws out a counter right but Boss avoids it with no problem.

Boss closes the distance and pushes Bunyasarn back into the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Boss breaks from the clinch.
Boss throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Bunyasarn on the side of 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!
Boss jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Boss feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Bunyasarns jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Boss uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Boss throws a body shot but no joy.
A nice side step and Bunyasarn releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Bunyasarn has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Boss finds it's way round the side to connect with Bunyasarn's head.
Boss digs a good hook to Bunyasarn's body.
Boss scores with a decent looking hook.
Boss misses the jab.
Nice defenses there by Bunyasarn.
As Boss backs off Bunyasarn throws a huge counter combo but Boss manages to avoid it all.
Bunyasarn gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Boss.
Bunyasarn takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Boss misses with a looping left.
Nice jab there from Boss.
Boss is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Boss scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
A shot to the liver by Boss. Beautiful body shot.
Ananada Bunyasarn has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Boss is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Boss misses with a straight left.
Bunyasarn tries a quick counter leg kick but Boss is wise to it.
Bunyasarn throws a low kick but Boss avoids it.

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

Bunyasarn breaks from the clinch.
Boss fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Boss throws an overhand right that lands on Bunyasarn's shoulder, as Bunyasarn tries to avoid the shot.
Bunyasarn swings away with a leg kick that misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Boss misses the target.
Jab from Boss.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boss throws a lazy right hand but Bunyasarn sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Bunyasarn throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Bunyasarn ducks under a wild hook from Boss.
Bunyasarn shapes to counter with a head kick.
Bunyasarn misses with a wild body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Boss bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Bunyasarn's head.
Jab by Boss.
Boss throws a hook but Bunyasarn blocks it.
A countering left hand to the body from Bunyasarn misses.
Boss fails in his attempt to clinch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Boss. Bunyasarn does a little dance to reset his feet.
Boss throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Bunyasarn sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Boss connects with a right hand. Bunyasarn shakes it off.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Boss!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Like Boss dominated that second 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. This is the final round!


Boss throws a lazy right hand but Bunyasarn sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A punch combination from Boss misses.
Bunyasarn circles away from the clinch attempt.
Boss tries to clinch up
and Bunyasarn counters with a nice uppercut.
Boss throws a lazy uppercut

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

It looks like Like Boss has been cut.
Bunyasarn pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bunyasarn with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Boss to score with a decent uppercut.
Boss with a body punch. A glancing blow.

Boss forces Bunyasarn back against the cage and clinches.
A right handed body shot lands from Bunyasarn.

Boss breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
The fighters circling - Boss throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bunyasarn avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
And Bunyasarn responds with a good body kick, but Boss manages to step out the way in time.
Bunyasarn uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Boss.
Boss throws a right hand that misses
and Bunyasarn scores with a counter punch that sends Boss to the canvas! Bunyasarn smells blood - he's punishing Boss with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Boss has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:19 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ananada Bunyasarn!
Like Boss was interviewed post fight and said 'WTF happened???'.
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Event: EMP Openweight Round 2     
Date:   Dec 08, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Karelin Pripyat (ranked 102 p4p, 14 weight class) and Iain Tower (ranked 218 p4p, 29 weight class). Tower has chosen Kanye - Power as his entrance music. Iain Tower will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

193 cm
25
265 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
210 cm
24
275 lbs
13 - 2 - 0
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Groove Gear

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Groove Gear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Karelin Pripyat!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 13 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Iain Tower!
The judges for this bout are Konstantin Menshow, Aleksei Zolotukhin and Fedor Mirinova.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pripyat scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Tower throws a right hand that misses

and Pripyat counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Pripyat.
Pripyat won't allow Tower to sweep him here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Tower is controlling Pripyat's posture.
Pripyat looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Tower controls Pripyat momentarily but Pripyat frees himself.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pripyat wants to control from the top but Tower keeps moving.
Tower trying to control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tower keeping moving, preventing Pripyat from controlling successfully.
Our spies down at at AK Beasties inform us that Tower has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
Pripyat might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Pripyat controls from within his opponent's guard.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.

Pripyat shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Pripyat was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Pripyat wants to lay and pray for a moment but Tower keeps working.
Pripyat working away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pripyat looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Tower is avoiding damage well.
Tower can't do much from the bottom here.
We've been hearing that Pripyat has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.
Pripyat throwing shots but missing, from side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tower sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Tower is staying active underneath Pripyat, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Pripyat prevents Tower from standing back up.
Tower has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Pripyat is working away from the top position though.
Pripyat thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Pripyat lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Pripyat lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tower controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
Tower trying to control here.
Pripyat is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Tower is not content to let Pripyat control the position.
Tower is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Pripyat scores with a couple of nice shots.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Pripyat content to control rather than advance.
Pripyat trying to control from half guard but Tower is working away.
Pripyat throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Tower is holding on to half guard well.
Pripyat content to control rather than advance.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Tower looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Pripyat fails with the takedown.
Pripyat fails with the takedown.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.

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

It looks like Karelin Pripyat has been cut.
Pripyat misses with a takedown
and Tower counters with a huge right that knocks Pripyat out cold! Tower is running around with a crazed look on his face - you can see how much that meant to him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:47 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Iain Tower! Iain Tower retains his heavyweight title!
After the big win, Iain Tower made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors IniTech Nutrition and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.
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Event: EMPIRE 1     
Date:   Dec 07, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Wamberto Boaz (ranked 39 p4p, 1 weight class) and Takashi Yoshida (ranked 74 p4p, 3 weight class). Boaz comes to the cage accompanied by Preciso me encontrar. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

164 cm
25
136 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
165 cm
24
135 lbs
15 - 3 - 0
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Wamberto Boaz!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Takashi Yoshida!
The judges for this bout are Dmitry Maklakov, Valeri Chadov and Igor Prikhodko.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yoshida slips under a jab.
Yoshida looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Boaz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yoshida was well out of range. Poor timing from Boaz.
Boaz looks to land a right hand but Yoshida moved out of range.
Yoshida throws out a counter right but Boaz avoids it with no problem.
Boaz misses with a wild body shot.
A shot to the body from Boaz misses
and Yoshida makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Boaz takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Yoshida throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Boaz moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.

Boaz closes the distance and clinches.
Yoshida is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Boaz misses with a hook from the clinch.
Yoshida scores with an uppercut up the middle.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Boaz misses with a hook to the ribs.
Boaz lands a left hand that snaps the head of Yoshida backwards.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Boaz.
Boaz tries to land knees in the clinch but Yoshida avoids the damage to the body.
Yoshida blocks a body shot from Boaz.
Yoshida fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Boaz takes a shot to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Yoshida pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Yoshida misses with a body shot

and Boaz counters with a takedown into side control.
Boaz trying to control the action but Yoshida is working from the bottom.
Boaz tries to advance to mount but can't.
Yoshida is not content to let Boaz control the position.
Yoshida is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

Boaz is trying to get an arm triangle but Yoshida is defending well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boaz trying to control the position but Yoshida is working away.

Boaz goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Yoshida rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Boaz's guard! Nice work there by Yoshida!

Boaz has his foot on Yoshida's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Yoshida works his way back into a safe position though.
Boaz has a closed guard, preventing Yoshida from standing up.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Boaz looking for a sweep. Not yet Boaz, not yet.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Boaz is on top in guard.

Boaz wants to control from the top but Yoshida keeps moving.
Boaz trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Yoshida manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!

Yoshida trying to control but Boaz is working from the bottom.
Boaz wants to sweep here but Yoshida controlling him for the moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boaz wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Yoshida is now in half guard.
Boaz is refusing to be controlled, as Yoshida sits in half guard.
Yoshida sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Boaz wants to get back to full guard.
Yoshida looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
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 Wamberto Boaz will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Yoshida turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Boaz swings for the body but Yoshida moves out of range.
Yoshida bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A big left from Boaz misses.
Boaz throws a right and a left that Yoshida avoids nicely.
Yoshida appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Boaz misses with a leg kick.
Yoshida ducks under a wild hook from Boaz.
Boaz scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Yoshida doesn't seem bothered though.
Yoshida connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Yoshida lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Boaz keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Yoshida.
Yoshida looks to land a left hand but Boaz moved out of range nicely.
Boaz works the jab nicely.
Boaz walks into a left hand.
Boaz misses with an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida slips a jab and a cross from Boaz.
Boaz misses with a wild body shot.
Yoshida tries a quick counter leg kick but Boaz is wise to it.
Boaz throws a shot from downtown. Yoshida moves away and avoids it.
A shot to the body from Yoshida misses

and Boaz counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Yoshida manages to get to full guard.
Boaz passes into half guard.
Boaz controlling the action here.
Boaz trying to control from half guard but Yoshida is working away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boaz wants to pass to mount but Yoshida is defending the position.
Boaz moves into full mount! Yoshida won't be happy about that!
Yoshida tries to hold on but Boaz postures up.
Boaz takes his opponent's back. Perhaps a chance to lock up a rear naked choke here.
Boaz has the hooks sunk in and you can see the will to fight slowly draining out of Yoshida's body.
Yoshida is trying to get back to his feet but Boaz has full control of the position and if anything, Yoshida has just worked his way into a worse spot.

Boaz looking for the RNC.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida prevents Boaz from getting a body triangle.
Boaz keeps control of the position easily here as Yoshida tries to buck him off.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Boaz is looking for the choke from the back position but Yoshida is controlling his hands well.
Boaz keeps control of the position as Yoshida tries to break free.
Yoshida is in a world of trouble here. He's outmatched on the ground here and he'd better get Boaz off his back sharpish unless he wants to be submitted.

Boaz looking for the choke but no joy.

Boaz working for a RNC but it's not happening just yet.

Boaz has his hand under the chin of his opponent looking for the choke. He's nearly got it! This one could be all over! But no, Yoshida has freed his hand and lives to survive another… well, another couple of seconds at least!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boaz wants to control the position but Yoshida frees himself and scrambles - Boaz manages to regain control in side control.
Yoshida is not content to let Boaz control the position.

Boaz looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Yoshida can't do much from the bottom here.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Boaz is looking to take a break and control but Yoshida is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yoshida moves out of range as Boaz strikes.

Yoshida clinches.
Boaz fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Boaz has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Yoshida avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Boaz is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Yoshida can do to turn this around?
Boaz struggles to land a body shot inside as Yoshida controls his hands.
Yoshida doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Yoshida blocks an uppercut.
Yoshida tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Boaz lands a shot to the body.
Yoshida has a couple of punches blocked by Boaz.
Boaz scores with an uppercut up the middle.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Boaz.
Yoshida misses with the head strike.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yoshida blocks a body shot from Boaz.
Yoshida misses with a punch on the inside.
Yoshida goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Yoshida doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Boaz blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Yoshida misses with some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida misses with the head strike.
Boaz misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Boaz lands a left hand that snaps the head of Yoshida backwards.
Boaz misses with a punch to the body.
Nice body punch from Yoshida.
Boaz misses with a hook from the clinch.
Yoshida is pressed up against the cage. Boaz has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Yoshida down to the mat. Yoshida avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Boaz shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Yoshida sprawls well. Yoshida wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Boaz gets slowly back to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Wamberto Boaz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Yoshida, right into the meat.
Yoshida comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Yoshida 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.
Yoshida connects with an inside leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boaz looks to land a left hand but Yoshida moved out of range nicely.
Boaz throws a leg kick that is checked
and Yoshida counters with a thumping low kick.
Boaz scores with a hook to the body. Yoshida takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Boaz misses with a right hand
and Yoshida counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Boaz lands a glancing blow to the side of Yoshida's 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!
Boaz is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Yoshida.
Yoshida moves away from the strike by Boaz.
Boaz throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Yoshida lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Boaz looks to score with a jab to the body but Yoshida is just out of range.
Boaz scores with the left hand. Yoshida knows he should have avoided that one.
Yoshida swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Yoshida looks to land a right hand but Boaz moved out of range.
Takashi Yoshida is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Yoshida with a nice cross.
Boaz on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
No luck for Boaz with that takedown attempt.
Boaz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A jab from Boaz misses.
Boaz on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Yoshida tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Boaz rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Boaz looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Yoshida throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Boaz staying out of range there.
Yoshida takes a swing at Boaz's ribcage but misses.
Yoshida moves forwards but Boaz connects with a nice, crisp jab.

Yoshida has managed to clinch.
Yoshida swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Yoshida misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Yoshida misses with a punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boaz misses with a punch to the body.
Boaz wants a takedown but no success here.
Boaz lands an uppercut.
Boaz blocks a body shot from Yoshida.
Boaz blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short body shot lands from Yoshida as the two fighters clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Boaz misses with a punch to the body.
Yoshida misses with some punches.
Nice body punch from Yoshida.
Yoshida stops a takedown attempt from Boaz.
Boaz blocking some punches.
Boaz lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Boaz blocking some punches.
Yoshida misses with the head strike.
Boaz content to slow the pace in the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Yoshida fails to land.
Yoshida lands a hook to the side of the head.
Yoshida lands with a short shot to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A swing and a miss from Yoshida.
Yoshida throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Boaz is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Yoshida misses with a leg kick.
Yoshida thuds his right hand into Boaz's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Yoshida walks into a jab.
Yoshida throws a jab but it's blocked by Boaz.
Yoshida jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Yoshida lands a leg kick that knocks Boaz off balance momentarily.
Yoshida ducks under a wild hook from Boaz.
Boaz rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
letting Yoshida counter with a right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yoshida swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Boaz digs a good body shot into Yoshida's ribs.
Yoshida dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Boaz. That did some damage!
Yoshida uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Boaz.
Boaz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boaz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yoshida.
Yoshida throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Boaz avoids the body shot from Yoshida.
An attempted straight right counter from Boaz misses the target.

Yoshida moves into range and clinches up with Boaz.
Yoshida working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Boaz working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Boaz tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Boaz has a couple of punches blocked by Yoshida.
Boaz swings away with an uppercut that misses.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Boaz creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Boaz is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Yoshida pulls him back up using the underhooks.
A right hook to the body lands for Yoshida.
Yoshida throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Boazs head.
Yoshida swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Yoshida has a couple of punches blocked by Boaz.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yoshida.
Boaz misses with a punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Yoshida breaks from the clinch.
Boaz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yoshida.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Yoshida, as that shot connected.
Boaz swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Yoshida counters with a stiff right hand.
Boaz throws a right hand that misses
and Yoshida counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Boaz moves out of range of the strikes.
Boaz takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Takashi Yoshida has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Boaz avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Yoshida stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Yoshida wants it to stay on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Wamberto Boaz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Yoshida keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yoshida connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Yoshida scores with a leg kick.
Yoshida drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Boaz tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Boaz takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Boaz looks to score with a jab to the body but Yoshida is just out of range.

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

Yoshida manages to create a bit of space in order to work his way back to his feet. Boaz keeps hold of his opponent and drives him back against the cage.
Yoshida blocks an uppercut.

Yoshida's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Yoshida swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Boaz shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Yoshida pinned against the cage. Yoshida gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Yoshida looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Yoshida lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida slaps away a takedown attempt from Boaz, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Boaz throws a jab but it's blocked by Yoshida.
Boaz fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Yoshida avoids it really well and circles away.
Yoshida throws out a counter right but Boaz avoids it with no problem.
Boaz lands the left hand.
Yoshida tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Boaz manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Boaz just misses with a punch to the body.
Yoshida throws a nice inside leg kick.
Yoshida misses with a hook.
A counter left hand to the body from Boaz misses its target.
Yoshida with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Boaz takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Boaz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Yoshida.
Yoshida tests Boaz's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A shot to the liver by Boaz. Beautiful body shot.
Boaz shoots and misses
and Yoshida counters with a straight right hand.
Boaz ducks under a wild hook from Yoshida.
Boaz throws a hook but Yoshida avoids it easily.
Boaz fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Yoshida throws a solid leg kick but Boaz takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Yoshida.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yoshida misses with a straight left.
Yoshida staying out of range there.
Jab, jab by Boaz - just one landing.
Boaz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yoshida moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boaz uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Yoshida.
A quick step to the side and Boaz tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
An inside leg kick from Yoshida misses.
Boaz with a body punch. A glancing blow.

Boaz shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Boaz showed some decent athleticism there.
Boaz works his foot free and advances to mount.
Boaz trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Boaz sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wamberto Boaz overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Yoshida stops Boaz from taking his back. Still, being mounted isn't any better.
Yoshida keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Yoshida is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Yoshida is trying to avoid being dragged into an even worse position than he's already in but Boaz is staying active.
Boaz content just to control the position here.
Yoshida prevents Boaz from taking his back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida working to try and regain half guard.
Yoshida stops Boaz from taking his back. Still, being mounted isn't any better.

Boaz has control of Yoshida's right arm, working for a kimura. It's a bit of a token attempt though and Yoshida regains control of the situation pretty easily.
Boaz trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Boaz takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Yoshida tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Boaz controlling his opponent.
Boaz is trying to take his opponent's back.
Yoshida can't escape the position.
Boaz trying to control but he's not successful this time.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Yoshida tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Boaz tries to control but Yoshida wriggling away.

And that's the end of the fight!
Wamberto Boaz showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Boaz 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 Dmitry Maklakov scores the fight 48:47
Judge Valeri Chadov scores the fight 48:47
Judge Igor Prikhodko scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Wamberto Boaz!

Wamberto Boaz retains his bantamweight title!
Wamberto Boaz bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: IFC81: S.Heavyweight v Impaler     
Date:   Dec 01, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Arany Dali (ranked 113 p4p, 17 weight class) and Tank Ispa (ranked 374 p4p, 58 weight class). Arany Dali had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

196 cm
24
214 lbs
14 - 3 - 0
190 cm
23
221 lbs
10 - 2 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Arany Dali!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Tank Ispa!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dali keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A big right from Ispa misses.
Jab from Ispa.
Nice defenses there by Dali.
Dali lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Ispa misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Dali.
Dali steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ispa.
Dali looks to land a left hand but Ispa moved out of range nicely.
Ispa tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Dali defends well and Ispa ends up having to push Dali into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ispa throws a hook but Dali avoids it easily.
Ispa misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Dali.
A counter left hand to the body from Dali misses its target.
Ispa moves out of range as Dali strikes.
Ispa lands with a good body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dali keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ispa.
Dali swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ispa rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Dali counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ispa scores with a hook to the body. Dali takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Ispa lands with a shot to the body.
Ispa takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Dali steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ispa.

Ispa closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Dali did well to prevent Ispa getting side control.
Ispa is looking to stall here but Dali recovers full guard.
Ispa stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Dali swivels though and keeps the full guard.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Dali holds on and takes a little breather.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Ispa drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Dali dives on top into guard.

We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ispa is trying to control the position but Dali postures up.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ispa can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Dali controls the pace.

Ispa looking to try and escape his hips here, looking for a submission. It looks like he's going for a triangle but Dali is defending well. Ispa quickly switches to an armbar and extends the arm! Dali has no choice but to tap, to a very quick submission! Wow, that was lightning fast! Ispa celebrates on the cage, with the crowd.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:42 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Tank Ispa!
Tank Ispa is the new light heavyweight champion!
Tank Ispa decided to call for a title shot in his post fight interview, which was very strange given the fact this fight was for a title and he's already the champion. I guess that's what getting punched in the head does for you.
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Event: BFF 49: Boone vs. Humors     
Date:   Dec 01, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Rhymin Slayin (ranked 1878 p4p, 289 weight class) and Aziz Kabulniyazov (ranked 3295 p4p, 429 weight class). Aziz Kabulniyazov is staring across the ring at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

190 cm
21
220 lbs
3 - 3 - 0
198 cm
21
210 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
Decent wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Rhymin Slayin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Aziz Kabulniyazov!
The judges for this bout are Kenichi Hosakawa, Shigeki Sano and Yasuomi Hirokawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Slayin takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Kabulniyazov throws a poor cross that misses
and Slayin counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A solid body kick from Kabulniyazov.
Kabulniyazov lands an overhand right.
Kabulniyazov is looking to clinch.
Good leg kick by Kabulniyazov there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Kabulniyazov throws a leg kick that misses.
A little feinted left hand from Slayin on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Aziz Kabulniyazov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kabulniyazov lands with a shot to the body.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Slayin crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Kabulniyazov - the referee stops the clock and Slayin gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Kabulniyazov. Slayin manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Kabulniyazov looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kabulniyazov connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Kabulniyazov lands with a thumping leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A cross from Kabulniyazov lands.
Kabulniyazov feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Slayin's calf.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Slayin takes one to the chin there.
Slayin gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Slayin shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Kabulniyazov connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Slayin slips under a jab from Kabulniyazov.
A low kick from Kabulniyazov misses
letting Slayin counter with a right hand.
Kabulniyazov throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Slayin counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A head kick by Kabulniyazov misses
and Slayin counters with a nice uppercut.
Kabulniyazov has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Kabulniyazov misses with a lunging right hand
and Slayin cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kabulniyazov throws a body kick despite being completely out of range

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

Kabulniyazov is rocked!
Kabulniyazov throws a leg kick that is checked
and Slayin counters with a massive hook, right on the button! He's out cold! Damn, that was naaaaaasty! Hopefully he'll be OK.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Rhymin Slayin!
A very excited looking Rhymin Slayin 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: PFC 76 Alzheimer vs Jorma     
Date:   Dec 01, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Friedrich Alzheimer (ranked 16 p4p, 3 weight class) and Kosken Jorma (ranked 102 p4p, 16 weight class). Alzheimer comes to the cage accompanied by You're The Voice. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

163 cm
29
143 lbs
17 - 2 - 0
175 cm
31
149 lbs
17 - 5 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Friedrich Alzheimer!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Kosken Jorma!
The judges for this bout are Ren Mimura, Yukihiro Shimada and Sosuke Kotani.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Alzheimer lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Alzheimer's jab looks to have found its range, popping Jorma under the eye.
Friedrich Alzheimer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jorma walks into a straight right hand from Alzheimer.
Alzheimer throws a lazy right hand but Jorma sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Alzheimer misses with a looping left.
Alzheimer swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Jorma counters with a nice low kick that buckles Alzheimer's knee momentarily.
Jorma throws out a leg kick but Alzheimer moves out of range and Jorma only half commits.
Alzheimer takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Jorma slips under a jab.
Alzheimer slips a straight right by Jorma.
Jorma looks to throw the jab but Alzheimer is out of range.
A jab from Alzheimer misses.
Jorma takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Alzheimer misses with a hook. Jorma ducked under it nicely.
Alzheimer drops his hands momentarily and Jorma takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jorma takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Jorma swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Alzheimer avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Alzheimer comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Jorma has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Jorma finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Alzheimer throws a low kick but Jorma avoids it.
Jorma flicks out a counter leg kick but Alzheimer steps away.
Alzheimer rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
letting Jorma counter with a right hand.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jorma staying out of range there.
Jorma waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Alzheimer.
A jab from Jorma finds it's way through Alzheimer's defenses.
Jorma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Alzheimer.
Alzheimer uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jorma.
Alzheimer comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Jorma closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Alzheimer throws the left hand but Jorma avoids the punch easily.
Alzheimer checks a low kick from Jorma.
Alzheimer misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jorma.
Alzheimer cracks Jorma with a good jab.
Alzheimer slips under a jab.
Jorma takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Alzheimer looks to throw the jab but Jorma is out of range.
Jorma throws a front kick aimed at Alzheimer's knee but Alzheimer avoids it well.
A little feinted left hand from Alzheimer on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Alzheimer is looking to clinch.
Alzheimer throws the left hand but Jorma avoids the punch easily.
Jorma throws a big counter head kick but Alzheimer avoids it with no problem.
Alzheimer walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Jorma checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Alzheimer bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Alzheimer connects with a leg kick. Jorma looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Alzheimer lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jorma's sensitive parts.
Alzheimer blocks a head kick by Jorma.
Alzheimer is looking to counter with a body kick.
Alzheimer tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Alzheimer gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Jorma.
Jorma looks to score with a jab to the body but Alzheimer is just out of range.
Alzheimer avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Alzheimer appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Alzheimer on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Alzheimer with a nice cross.
Jorma connects with a looping right hand.
Jorma moves out of range as Alzheimer strikes.
Jorma defending well as Alzheimer loads up on a big left hand.
A little jabbing left from Jorma on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Jorma missing with a left hand there. Alzheimer was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jorma throws out a leg kick but Alzheimer moves out of range and Jorma only half commits.
Alzheimer throws a jab when Jorma was well out of range.
Jorma swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Alzheimer lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Alzheimer is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jorma.
Jorma throws a body shot but no joy.
A solid leg kick lands there for Alzheimer.
Alzheimer connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Jorma momentarily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Alzheimer throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jorma swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Alzheimer tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Jorma paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Alzheimer tries to clinch but Jorma is having none of it.
It seemed like Jorma was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Alzheimer throws a body shot but no joy.
Jorma throws out a loose jab but Alzheimer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Alzheimer throws a big shot that misses.
Alzheimer blocks the body kick.
Alzheimer lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Jorma on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Alzheimer lands with a cross.
Jorma with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Jorma slips a straight right by Alzheimer.
Jorma fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
The fighters circling - Jorma throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jorma ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Alzheimer is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Jorma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Alzheimer.
Alzheimer lunges at Jorma with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Jorma's hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Alzheimer swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Alzheimer throws a nice outside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jorma takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Alzheimer connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Jorma momentarily.
Alzheimer connects with a body shot that sends Jorma's belly button to the back.
A jab from Jorma misses.
Jorma will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Jorma on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Alzheimer. Alzheimer obviously looking to wear him down.
Jorma throws a low kick but it's checked well by Alzheimer.
A nice leg kick lands there from Alzheimer.
Alzheimer checks a leg kick.
Alzheimer throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Jorma is looking to chop away at Alzheimer's legs.
Jorma misses with a straight left.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jorma misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Alzheimer digs a good body shot into Jorma's ribs.
Jorma keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Alzheimer.
Alzheimer scores with a three punch combo!
Alzheimer ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jorma moves away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Alzheimer misses with a looping right.
Alzheimer misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jorma.
Jorma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Alzheimer.
Jorma misses with a body kick.
Jorma scores with a head kick. Alzheimer tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Alzheimer moves out of range as Jorma strikes.
Alzheimer has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Alzheimer there as he acknowledges the shot.
A telegraphed right hand from Alzheimer misses the target.
Alzheimer moves out of range as Jorma strikes.
Alzheimer looks to land a left hand but Jorma moved out of range nicely.
Alzheimer is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Jorma can do to turn this around?
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Alzheimer, as that shot connected.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jorma 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 Alzheimer has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Alzheimer and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Jorma looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jorma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Alzheimer.
Alzheimer needs to keep his hands up - Jorma had a free shot at his head there.
Jorma throws the kick towards the body but Alzheimer avoids it.
A slapping leg kick lands for Alzheimer.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Alzheimer dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jorma tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Alzheimer was well out of range. Poor timing from Jorma.
Alzheimer misses with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jorma keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Alzheimer keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Alzheimer misses with a hook.
Alzheimer checks a low kick from Jorma.
Alzheimer tests Jorma's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Jorma showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Alzheimer.
Jorma tries to land a leg kick but Alzheimer saw it coming and moves away.
Jorma throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jorma throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Friedrich Alzheimer is winning the standup battle so far.
Jorma lands with an uppercut that bounces Alzheimer off the cage and back into range.
Alzheimer tries to land a front kick but Jorma steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Jorma wants to land a leg kick but Alzheimer is out of range.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jorma.
Alzheimer throws the kick towards the body but Jorma avoids it.
Jorma throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Alzheimer throwing a counter right hand but Jorma manages to avoid it.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Alzheimer.
Alzheimer checks a low kick from Jorma.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jorma scores with a head kick. Alzheimer tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jorma tries a low kick but Alzheimer avoids it.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jorma. That's going to slow Alzheimer down.
Jorma ducks under a wild hook from Alzheimer.
Alzheimer uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jorma.
Alzheimer checks the leg kick.
Jorma walks into a jab.
Alzheimer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jorma misses with a low kick.
A cross from Jorma lands.
Alzheimer feints and then cracks Jorma's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jorma down.
Alzheimer throws a low kick but Jorma moves out of range easily.
Alzheimer works Jorma's body with a nice hook.
Alzheimer ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.

Alzheimer has managed to clinch.
Nice body punch from Alzheimer - that landed with a thud.
Jorma swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Jorma working aggressively here.
Jorma blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Alzheimer misses with a hook from the clinch.
Jorma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Alzheimer can't find room to land a body shot as Jorma controls the action.
Alzheimer swings wildly with an uppercut but Jorma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jorma has a couple of punches blocked by Alzheimer.
Jorma blocking some punches.
Jorma misses with a punch on the inside.
A short uppercut from Alzheimer.
Jorma misses with a punch on the inside.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Alzheimer.
Jorma blocks a body shot from Alzheimer.
Jorma tries a body shot but Alzheimer blocks it.

Jorma's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Jorma ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Alzheimer moves away.
Jorma fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Alzheimer.
Alzheimer misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jorma.
Jorma avoids the head kick by Alzheimer.
Alzheimer scores with a nice right hand.
Jorma misses with an uppercut.
A head kick misses from Alzheimer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Alzheimer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A big left from Alzheimer misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jorma drops his hands momentarily and Alzheimer takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Alzheimer walks forward, straight into a front kick from Jorma.
Alzheimer throws a good cross that connects.
Alzheimer avoids a punch combination nicely.
Jorma tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Alzheimer was well out of range. Poor timing from Jorma.
Jorma swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A quick step to the side and Alzheimer tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Alzheimer checks a leg kick nicely.
Alzheimer just misses with a punch to the body.
Jorma avoids a punch combination nicely.
Jorma stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Alzheimer.
Alzheimer staying out of range there.
Alzheimer dips to his left and cracks Jorma with an uppercut!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jorma throws a leg kick
and Alzheimer counters with a nice body shot.
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 Friedrich Alzheimer will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


A good leg kick by Alzheimer.
Alzheimer throws a jab but it's blocked by Jorma.
Alzheimer throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jorma's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Alzheimer fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Jorma listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Alzheimer chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jorma can pounce on him.

Alzheimer has Jorma up against the cage in a clinch.
Jorma misses with the head strike.
Jorma misses with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Jorma.
A nice right hand lands inside from Jorma.
Alzheimer throws a head punch that misses.
Alzheimer blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Jorma fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Alzheimer lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Jorma backwards.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Alzheimer blocks an uppercut.
Alzheimer working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Jorma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Jorma swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Alzheimer.
A nice left hand lands by Jorma.
Alzheimer lands a left hand that snaps the head of Jorma backwards.

Jorma's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Jorma misses with a straight left.
Alzheimer shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
An inside leg kick lands from Alzheimer.
Jorma scores with a leg kick.
Jorma on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
That kick from Alzheimer tenderised Jorma's leg. Jorma is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jorma connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Alzheimer's hands.
Jorma throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jorma lands a nice shot that snaps Alzheimer's head back.
Alzheimer is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Jorma misses with a right hand
and Alzheimer cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Alzheimer lands a glancing blow to the side of Jorma's head.
Jorma has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Jorma attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Alzheimer swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Jorma misses with a low kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Alzheimer throws a hook but Jorma avoids it easily.
Alzheimer misses with a wild body shot.
Some bone on bone action there as Alzheimer checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Alzheimer jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jorma misses with an attempted mid kick.
Alzheimer moves into range and connects with a jab.
Alzheimer jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jorma throws a body kick that misses.
Jorma bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Jorma lands a nice shot to the body.
Jorma ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Alzheimer moves away.
Jorma gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Alzheimer.
Jorma needs to keep his hands up - Alzheimer had a free shot at his head there.
Alzheimer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jorma lands with an uppercut that bounces Alzheimer off the cage and back into range.
Jorma fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Alzheimer manages to avoid it.
Alzheimer lands a leg kick that knocks Jorma off balance momentarily.
Nice shot by Alzheimer.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Alzheimer closes the distance and pushes Jorma back into the cage.
Alzheimer lands a left hand.
Alzheimer throws a punch but it's blocked by Jorma.
Alzheimer prevents a body shot from Jorma.
Alzheimer misses with a body punch.
Friedrich Alzheimer has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Jorma blocks an uppercut.
Alzheimer tries to throw a body punch but Jorma avoids it by throwing Alzheimer back against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Alzheimer fails to land.
Alzheimer scores with a hook to the body.
Alzheimer doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jorma misses with the head strike.
Alzheimer misses with a short punch on the inside.
Alzheimer blocking some punches.
Jorma lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Jorma tries to break free but Alzheimer pushes him back against the cage.
Jorma working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Jorma lands a hook that snaps the head of Alzheimer backwards.

Jorma escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A slapping leg kick lands for Alzheimer.
Alzheimer connects with a solid leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Alzheimer cracks Jorma with a right hand to the side of the head.
Jorma swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Alzheimer scores with a sloppy right hand. Jorma should have avoided that one.
Jorma connects with a single shot there.
Alzheimer walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Jorma checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Alzheimer attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Jorma throws a quick inside leg kick.
Jorma staying out of range there.
Jorma throws out a counter right but Alzheimer avoids it with no problem.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Alzheimer.
Jorma ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Alzheimer moves away.
Jorma blocks a jab.
Alzheimer fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Alzheimer scores with a kick to the midsection.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Alzheimer fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jorma manages to avoid it.
Alzheimer takes one to the chin there.
Alzheimer with a nice cross.
Alzheimer throws a low kick but it's checked well by Jorma.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Friedrich Alzheimer clearly takes that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Alzheimer swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Jorma counters with a slapping leg kick.
Alzheimer misses with a straight right.
Alzheimer misses with a body shot.
Alzheimer throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Alzheimer dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Jorma. That did some damage!
A slow jab from Jorma misses its intended target.
Alzheimer misses with a straight left.
Jorma motions for Alzheimer to come forward. Jorma throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Alzheimer ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jorma moves away.
Alzheimer scores with a jab. Jorma acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Alzheimer fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Jorma smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jorma lands a head kick. Alzheimer smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Alzheimer buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Alzheimer fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Jorma looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Jorma lands a jab to Alzheimer's midsection.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jorma tests Alzheimer's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Nice body kick from Jorma.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jorma misses with a looping right.
Alzheimer connects with an inside leg kick.
Jorma throws a poor cross that misses
and Alzheimer counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Jorma clobbers Alzheimer with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Alzheimer cracks Jorma with a good jab.
Alzheimer misses with an uppercut.
Jorma lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Jorma misses the shot to the body.
Alzheimer fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Jorma checks a low kick from Alzheimer.
Alzheimer scores with a jab.
Alzheimer misses with a straight right.
Alzheimer throws a shot from downtown. Jorma moves away and avoids it.
Alzheimer throws the left hand but Jorma avoids the punch easily.
Alzheimer lands a body shot.
Alzheimer tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Jorma is able to avoid easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Jorma misses with a low kick.
Alzheimer misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jorma.
Alzheimer ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jorma moves away.
Jorma misses with a straight right.
A nice inside leg kick there by Alzheimer. That's going to slow Jorma down.
Jorma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Alzheimer.
Nice body punch from Jorma.
Alzheimer lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jorma's sensitive parts.
Jorma throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Alzheimer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Alzheimer lands a nice looking body shot.
Alzheimer scores with a hook.
Jorma throws a leg kick
and Alzheimer connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jorma digs a good hook to Alzheimer's body.
Jorma is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Alzheimer.
Jorma slips a jab and a cross from Alzheimer.
Nice body punch from Jorma.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Alzheimer throws a jab but it's blocked by Jorma.
Jorma checks the leg kick nicely there.
Alzheimer's jab looks to have found its range, popping Jorma under the eye.
Alzheimer waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jorma.
A jab lands there for Jorma.
A head kick misses from Jorma.
Jorma's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Alzheimer connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Jorma scrambles back to his feet.
Jorma tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Jorma ducks under a wild hook from Alzheimer.
Jorma takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Alzheimer moves out of range of the strikes.
Alzheimer connects with a leg kick. Jorma looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Alzheimer throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jorma walks into a jab.
Jorma misses with a hook.
Jorma moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A jab from Alzheimer misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jorma takes a swing at Alzheimer's ribcage but misses.
As Jorma backs away, Alzheimer returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Jorma avoids the body shot from Alzheimer.
Jorma getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Jorma takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Alzheimer throws a leg kick which misses Jorma's front leg but catches the back leg as Jorma tries to avoid it.
Jorma throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Jorma, as that shot connected.
A swing and a miss from Alzheimer.
A slow jab from Jorma misses its intended target.
Alzheimer is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Alzheimer is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jorma.
Jorma misses with a head kick.
Alzheimer scores with a shot to the body.
Alzheimer checks a leg kick nicely.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jorma ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Jorma uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Alzheimer.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Alzheimer, as that shot connected.
Jorma swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Alzheimer.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Friedrich Alzheimer had his way with Kosken Jorma in that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Alzheimer avoids the body shot from Jorma.
Jorma takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
A telegraphed right hand from Alzheimer misses the target.
Alzheimer connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Alzheimer wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Alzheimer throws a hook to the side of Jorma's head but Jorma sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
The fighters circling - Alzheimer throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Alzheimer connects with a right hand. Jorma shakes it off.
Alzheimer avoids the body shot from Jorma.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Jorma.
Alzheimer lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jorma's sensitive parts.
Alzheimer throws a jab but it's blocked by Jorma.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Alzheimer lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jorma's sensitive parts.
Alzheimer scores with a jab to the body.
Jorma delivers a nice body kick.
Jorma connects with a single shot there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jorma pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Jorma throws a leg kick but Alzheimer moved away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jorma takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Alzheimer misses with the combination.
Alzheimer misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jorma.
Jorma misses with a looping left.
Jorma fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Alzheimer checks it well.
Jorma takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Jorma lands a nice shot that snaps Alzheimer's head back.
Alzheimer throws a nice inside leg kick.
A head kick misses from Jorma.
The fighters circling - Jorma throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jorma blocks a jab.
Alzheimer misses with a body shot.
Alzheimer tries to clinch up but Jorma circles away and keeps his distance.
Jorma tests Alzheimer's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Jorma avoids the body shot from Alzheimer.
Kosken Jorma has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jorma throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Alzheimer on the side of the head.
Jorma jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jorma's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Alzheimer connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Jorma scrambles back to his feet.
Alzheimer works Jorma's body with a nice hook.
Alzheimer throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Jorma misses with a leg kick.
Alzheimer swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Alzheimer throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Alzheimer lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Jorma scores with a kick to the midsection.
A left lands for Alzheimer.
Alzheimer bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Jorma ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Jorma looks to throw the jab but Alzheimer is out of range.
Jorma scores with the left hand. Alzheimer knows he should have avoided that one.
Both fighters circling a little - Alzheimer finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Jorma lands with an uppercut that bounces Alzheimer off the cage and back into range.
Alzheimer moves into range and connects with a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Alzheimer tries to work over Jorma's front leg with a kick but Jorma checks it.
Alzheimer throws a right and a left that both miss.
Jorma misses with a straight right.
Alzheimer sizes up Jorma with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Jorma throws a leg kick
letting Alzheimer counter with a right hand.
Alzheimer moves out of range of the body kick.
Alzheimer cracks Jorma with an open hand slap.
Alzheimer plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Jorma tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Alzheimer is able to avoid easily.
Alzheimer misses the shot to the body.
Jorma tries a head kick but it misses.
Jorma takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Alzheimer misses with a lunging right hand
and Jorma makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Alzheimer connects with a solid leg kick.
Jorma throws a leg kick
and Alzheimer counters with a leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Alzheimer misses with a wild body shot.
Jorma replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Alzheimer blocks it well.
Alzheimer doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
That kick from Alzheimer tenderised Jorma's leg. Jorma is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jorma steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Alzheimer.
Alzheimer throws the left hand but Jorma avoids the punch easily.
A swing and a miss from Jorma.
Friedrich Alzheimer is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Jorma walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Alzheimer checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Jorma tries to land a front kick but Alzheimer steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Jorma feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Alzheimer's calf.
Alzheimer avoids the head kick by Jorma.
A little feinted left hand from Alzheimer on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Jorma walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Jorma misses with a low kick.
Alzheimer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jorma walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jorma fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Alzheimer manages to avoid it.
Jorma misses with an uppercut.
Alzheimer scores with a crisp jab that stopped Jorma in his tracks.
Jorma misses with a left hand
and Alzheimer counters with a left to the body.

And that's the end of the fight!
Friedrich Alzheimer showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Alzheimer 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 Ren Mimura scores the fight 50:45
Judge Yukihiro Shimada scores the fight 50:45
Judge Sosuke Kotani scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Friedrich Alzheimer!

Friedrich Alzheimer retains his featherweight title!
Friedrich Alzheimer 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 83     
Date:   Nov 30, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Iain Tower (ranked 82 p4p, 10 weight class) and Karelin Pripyat (ranked 378 p4p, 45 weight class). Tower's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Kanye - Power. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

210 cm
24
275 lbs
13 - 1 - 0
193 cm
25
265 lbs
12 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Iain Tower!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Karelin Pripyat!
The judges for this bout are Igor Prikhodko, Viktor Lagutenko and Aleksei Zolotukhin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pripyat takes a body punch but keeps moving.

Pripyat gets a double leg takedown into Tower's guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Pripyat missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Tower controlling the position.
Tower utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Pripyat chips away with some ground and pound.
Pripyat working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Tower's head.
Tower can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Pripyat controls the pace.
Pripyat 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.
Tower working a defensive guard here.
Tower has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Pripyat preventing the sweep.
Tower will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Pripyat postures up in Tower's guard and throws a big left but Tower blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pripyat trying to control but Tower is working from the bottom.
Pripyat looking to sit in guard and control but Tower gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Pripyat looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Pripyat not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Tower tries to stand but Pripyat is controlling from the bottom.
Pripyat pulls Tower in close to his closed guard and prevents Tower from doing any damage or advancing position.
Pripyat is looking to sweep but instead, Tower has passed into half guard.
Pripyat wants to control but Tower is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Pripyat regains full guard. Nicely done.
Pripyat is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Tower blocking the ground and pound attempt from Pripyat.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Pripyat connects with a nice short shot to Tower's temple.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Pripyat sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Pripyat trying to control from half guard but Tower is working away.
Tower makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Tower.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Pripyat working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Tower preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Tower avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Pripyat trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

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

Tower postures up.
Pripyat has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Pripyat looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Tower not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Tower wants to stand but Pripyat has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
Pripyat has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Tower seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Pripyat pulls Tower in to control the position.
Tower trying to stand up but can't free himself from Pripyat's guard.
Pripyat looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pripyat pulls Tower in close to prevent any damage.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Pripyat jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Pripyat throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tower stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Tower wants it to stay on the feet.
A counter left hand to the body from Tower misses its target.
Pripyat is looking to clinch.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Pripyat will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
A quick step to the side and Tower tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.

Pripyat throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Tower tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Pripyat is in Tower's guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Pripyat looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Tower!
Pripyat is looking to take a break and control but Tower is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Pripyat throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Pripyat 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.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Pripyat cracks Tower with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Pripyat working the strikes but Tower uses the opportunity to regain half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tower blocking the ground and pound attempt from Pripyat.
Tower is trying to stand back up but Pripyat is controlling him
Pripyat misses with a head shot. Tower uses the momentum to regain guard.
Tower is trying to keep Pripyat in close.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pripyat trying to control but Tower is working from the bottom.
Pripyat throwing strikes from guard but Tower blocks nicely.
Pripyat stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Tower swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Pripyat throwing strikes from guard but Tower blocks nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Pripyat accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Pripyat looking to pass the guard.
Tower looking to control.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Horrible takedown attempt by Pripyat or perhaps it was just good defense by Tower, which made it look bad.
Tower was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Pripyat.
Pripyat shoots in for a takedown but Tower shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Iain Tower has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Karelin Pripyat.
Pripyat shoots for a takedown but Tower saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Pripyat.

Pripyat goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Tower rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Pripyat's guard! Nice work there by Tower!
Karelin Pripyat has got the better of the ground game so far.
Tower won't allow Pripyat to sweep him here.
Pripyat keeps trying to improve his position.
Tower showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Tower is looking to stand up but Pripyat won't let him.
Tower showing good wrestling skills to control the position.

Pripyat is working an open guard so Tower takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.
Pripyat fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Tower avoids it really well and circles away.
Iain Tower is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pripyat moves out of range as Tower strikes.
Tower connects with a right hand. Pripyat shakes it off.

It looks like Karelin Pripyat has been cut.
Karelin Pripyat seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Pripyat dives in and scores a takedown into Tower's guard.
Tower is wriggling around but Pripyat manages to pass to half guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Tower is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Pripyat trying to control the pace.
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 Iain Tower will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Karelin Pripyat's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!



Pripyat gets a double leg takedown into Tower's guard.
Pripyat lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Tower lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Tower pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Pripyat is keeping the position for now.
Tower's corner is telling him to maintain position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Pripyat has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Tower can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Tower won't allow Pripyat to sweep him here.
Tower content to stall in guard here.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Pripyat looking for a guillotine here but Tower defends easily.
Pripyat controlling Tower's posture.
Tower preventing the sweep.
Tower advances position into side control!
Pripyat tries to buck Tower off but Tower is having none of it.
Pripyat is trying to control Tower's posture but Tower avoids it.
Tower wants to stand but Pripyat has his arm trapped.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
You can see the frustration on Pripyat's face as Tower controls the position.

Tower decides to stand back up.
Pripyat doesn't manage to clinch there - Tower circles away.

Tower gets caught napping as Pripyat dives in and scores a takedown. Tower manages to retain guard.
Pripyat trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Pripyat throws a big elbow that misses.
Pripyat throws a big elbow that misses.
Pripyat works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Pripyat looks to land a strike but Tower avoids it nicely and regains full guard.
Pripyat won't allow Tower to sweep him here.
Pripyat working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Tower's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Pripyat's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Tower is adopting a defensive guard.
Pripyat trying to move into half guard but instead Tower has managed to sweep!


Pripyat had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Tower defends it easily.
Pripyat is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

The fighters are battling for position here. Tower manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Pripyat trying to control but Tower is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pripyat stopping the sweep attempt from Tower.
Pripyat working some strikes from top position.
Pripyat throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Tower works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Pripyat wants to control from the top but Tower keeps moving.
Pripyat might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Tower haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Pripyat content to stall in guard here.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Tower managing to control the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Pripyat fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Pripyat lands a jab.

Pripyat closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Pripyat lands in his opponent's guard.
Pripyat lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pripyat in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Pripyat chips away with some ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pripyat wants to control from the top but Tower keeps moving.
Pripyat trying to move into half guard but instead Tower has managed to sweep!

Tower stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Pripyat swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Tower slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Pripyat controlling Tower's posture.

Pripyat had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Tower defends it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Tower controls from within his opponent's guard.
Pripyat working a defensive guard here.

Pripyat had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Tower defends it easily.
Iain Tower has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Tower is looking to stand up but Pripyat won't let him.
Tower pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Pripyat is keeping the position for now.
Tower sitting in guard here, content to control.
Pripyat is trying to keep Tower in close.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tower passes Pripyat's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Pripyat wants to improve his position but Tower is controlling well.
Tower is looking to take a break and control but Pripyat is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Pripyat trying to control from the bottom.
Pripyat wants to improve his position but Tower is controlling well.
Pripyat trying to control from the bottom.
Pripyat blocking the ground and pound attempt from Tower.
Tower is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Pripyat connects with the punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Pripyat drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Pripyat throws a strike but Tower rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Pripyat looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

Pripyat working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Tower doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Tower manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Pripyat wants to control but Tower passes easily into half guard.
Pripyat wants to control but Tower is keeping busy.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Tower content to control rather than advance.
Tower wants to get back to his feet.
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 Iain Tower will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Karelin Pripyat's cut.
That's time! Tower's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Pripyat getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Pripyat tries to clinch up.
Pripyat dives in for a single leg takedown but Tower sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.

Pripyat drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Pripyat throwing strikes but missing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pripyat pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tower is keeping the position for now.
Pripyat engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tower preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Pripyat throws a big right hand that misses.
Pripyat trying to control but Tower is working from the bottom.
Tower wants to get back to his feet but Pripyat is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Pripyat content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Pripyat postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Pripyat working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Pripyat distracts Tower with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Pripyat controls from within his opponent's guard.
Pripyat stopping the sweep attempt from Tower.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Nice shot by Pripyat.

Pripyat darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Pripyat thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Tower's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pripyat missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.

Pripyat is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Tower sees it coming and defends easily.
Pripyat slows the pace down in half guard.
Tower taking some punishment here, with Pripyat in his half guard.
Pripyat is trying to control. Tower wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Tower is controlling Pripyat's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Pripyat performing his best blanket impression for a moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Ground and pound from Pripyat.
Tower wants to control but Pripyat is keeping busy.
Pripyat seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Pripyat thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Pripyat sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Tower defending well though.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Pripyat missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Pripyat trying to control the action but Tower is working from the bottom.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Tower trying to control but Pripyat postures up.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.

And that's the end of the fight!
Karelin Pripyat comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Pripyat 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 Igor Prikhodko scores the fight 47:48
Judge Viktor Lagutenko scores the fight 47:49
Judge Aleksei Zolotukhin scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Karelin Pripyat!

During a confident post fight interview, Karelin Pripyat thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: CEC 629     
Date:   Nov 21, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Matt Cooke (ranked 18 p4p, 4 weight class) and Sergey Beznisko (ranked 84 p4p, 15 weight class). Matt Cooke has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

185 cm
32
203 lbs
25 - 9 - 1
178 cm
32
215 lbs
23 - 14 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Matt Cooke!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sergey Beznisko!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Beznisko lands with a good body shot.
Cooke's jab looks to have found its range, popping Beznisko under the eye.
Beznisko takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Beznisko misses with a left hand
and Cooke counters with a leg kick.
Beznisko rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Cooke makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Beznisko misses with a straight left.
Cooke feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Cooke throws a nice outside leg kick.
Beznisko misses with an uppercut.
A quick step to the side and Cooke tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
A nice leg kick lands there from Cooke.
Beznisko has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Cooke finds it's way round the side to connect with Beznisko's head.
Cooke slips a jab from Beznisko.
Cooke half committed to a counter leg kick.
A big right from Beznisko misses.
Beznisko throws the left hand but Cooke avoids the punch easily.
Cooke was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Cooke.
Cooke lands a right hook to the body.
Beznisko shoots for a double leg takedown but Cooke sprawls well. He's pushed Beznisko's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
A nice combination there by Beznisko.

It looks like Matt Cooke has been cut.
Beznisko scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Beznisko has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Cooke.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Cooke.
Cooke throws a head kick that Beznisko semi-blocks.
Beznisko lands a body shot.
Beznisko is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Beznisko jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Cooke closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Beznisko has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Cooke lands a jab to the nose.
Cooke dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Beznisko. That did some damage!
Beznisko misses with a wild body shot.
Beznisko misses with an uppercut
and Cooke makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Beznisko throws an off balance right hand
and Cooke makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Cooke misses with an uppercut. Beznisko saw that one coming.

Beznisko feints and as Cooke raises his hands in defense, Beznisko changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.

Cooke wriggles free and stands up.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Beznisko misses with a hook. Cooke ducked under it nicely.
Beznisko misses with a looping right.
Cooke takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Cooke looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cooke displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Beznisko throws out the jab.
Beznisko fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cooke manages to avoid it.
Beznisko misses with an uppercut.
Cooke scores with a sloppy right hand. Beznisko should have avoided that one.
Beznisko lands a slapping body shot.
Nice uppercut lands for Cooke. That snapped Beznisko's head back.
Beznisko ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cooke moves away.
A good leg kick by Cooke.
Beznisko on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Beznisko with a nice cross.
Cooke is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Cooke chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Beznisko lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Cooke bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Cooke scores with a shot to the body.
Cooke connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Nice body punch from Cooke.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cooke throws a quick inside leg kick.
Cooke swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nice uppercut lands for Cooke. That snapped Beznisko's head back.
Beznisko looks to throw the jab but Cooke is out of range.
Cooke fires out a quick counter leg kick but Beznisko just manages to avoid it.

Cooke clinches.
Beznisko misses with a punch on the inside.
Nice body punch from Cooke - that landed with a thud.
Cooke lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

Cooke breaks the clinch.
Cooke throws a leg kick which misses Beznisko's front leg but catches the back leg as Beznisko tries to avoid it.
Beznisko tries a low kick but Cooke avoids it.
Beznisko swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Beznisko swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Beznisko cracks Cooke with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Cooke throws a jab when Beznisko was well out of range.
Beznisko appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Beznisko ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Matt Cooke is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Beznisko misses with a hook
and Beznisko takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Beznisko walks into a left hand.
Cooke scores with a hook to the body. Beznisko takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Beznisko uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Cooke.
Beznisko misses with a wild body shot.
Beznisko throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Beznisko takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Beznisko tries for a takedown but Cooke circles away easily
and Cooke counters with a stiff right hand.
Beznisko takes a jab right on the kisser.
Beznisko's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Beznisko scores with a kick to the body.
Beznisko throws a looping overhand right but Cooke ducks down to avoid it.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Cooke throws a nice looking combination but Beznisko bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Cooke throws out a powerful jab.
Beznisko takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Cooke moves forwards but Beznisko connects with a nice, crisp jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Matt Cooke dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Matt Cooke'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.


Beznisko fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cooke manages to avoid it.
Beznisko throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Cooke counters with a nice uppercut.
Beznisko uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Nice shot by Cooke.
Nice shot by Cooke.
A big right from Beznisko misses.
Beznisko throws a predictable looking body shot
and Cooke counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Beznisko throws a right hand that misses
and Cooke cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Beznisko takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Beznisko moves out of range of the strikes.
Beznisko throws a hook but Cooke avoids it easily.
Cooke keeps the fight on the outside.
Cooke stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Beznisko.
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!
Beznisko slips under a jab from Cooke.
Cooke lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Beznisko at a distance.
Beznisko throws a low kick, looking for Cooke's leg but Cooke calmly moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cooke showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Beznisko.
Cooke throws a series of punches but Beznisko moves out of range.

Cooke closes the distance and pushes Beznisko back into the cage.
Beznisko goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Beznisko blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Beznisko can't find room to land a body shot as Cooke controls the action.
Cooke lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Cooke lands a shoulder strike.
Cooke scores with a shot to the side of Beznisko's head.
Beznisko has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Cooke is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Cooke lands with a left to the head.
Cooke misses with a punch on the inside.
Beznisko looking to stall.
Cooke tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Beznisko's elbow.
Cooke lands a left hand.
Cooke is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Beznisko can do to turn this around?
Cooke gets underhooks to prevent Beznisko's takedown attempt.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cooke lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Beznisko takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Cooke takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Beznisko throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cooke moves out of range of the strikes.
Cooke is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Cooke ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Cooke.
Beznisko bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Cooke's head.
Matt Cooke is winning the standup battle so far.
Cooke throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Beznisko on the side of the head.
Beznisko throws a low kick but Cooke avoids it.
Cooke takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Beznisko throws a body punch but Cooke moves out of range.
Beznisko lands a jab to Cooke's midsection.
Beznisko throws a body punch but Cooke moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cooke has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Beznisko.
Beznisko looks to throw the jab but Cooke is out of range.
Beznisko moves forwards but Cooke connects with a nice, crisp jab.

Beznisko shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Cooke tries to push off, looking to stand up, but Beznisko manages to move to mount!
Cooke tries to hold on but Beznisko pushes him away.
Cooke manages to control the position for a moment.
Beznisko thowing strikes but they're hitting the gloves, not doing any damage.
Beznisko with shots to the head and body - Cooke looks very uncomfortable down there.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Beznisko looking to finish Cooke with some ground and pound. This is bad for Cooke!
Beznisko avoids the attempt from Cooke to control.
Beznisko lands a big shot there that rocks Cooke but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
Beznisko lands a couple of nice shots there from mount.
Beznisko trying to control but Cooke is having none of it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Beznisko cracks Cooke with a nasty head shot there - the crowd let out an audible gasp there, as the noise reverberated around the arena.
Beznisko unloads with some shots from mount but Cooke bucks and avoids them well.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Beznisko trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Beznisko working the ground and pound effectively.

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

A close second round but Sergey Beznisko will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Matt Cooke's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Beznisko uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Cooke.
Beznisko tries to clinch up.
Cooke thumps Beznisko with a low kick.
Beznisko misses the shot to the body.

Cooke gets tackled into the cage by Beznisko. Beznisko maintains the clinch.
Cooke lands a body punch in the clinch.
Beznisko can't find room to land a body shot as Cooke controls the action.
Cooke prevents the takedown attempt.
Cooke softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Matt Cooke has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Beznisko stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Cooke lands a nice uppercut.
Beznisko is struggling to control the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cooke tries to work over Beznisko's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Cooke trying to control the position but instead, Beznisko has worked for underhooks and has pushed Cooke into the cage.
Beznisko working aggressively here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Beznisko doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Beznisko misses with a body punch.
Beznisko tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Beznisko drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Cooke gets the underhooks and prevents it.
A head punch on the inside from Beznisko fails to land.
Cooke is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Cooke doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cooke digs a right hand underneath Beznisko's ribcage. Beznisko let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Cooke misses with a hook from the clinch.
Cooke lands with a short shot to the head.
Still in the clinch, Beznisko scores with a nice short uppercut.
Beznisko scores with a nice hook to the head.

Beznisko has picked Cooke up - he's going for a ride! Beznisko dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
Nice strikes from Beznisko there.
Cooke makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Cooke.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Beznisko with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Cooke working a defensive guard here.
Cooke has control of Beznisko's left arm, preventing Beznisko from doing any damage.
Cooke is trying to control the position but Beznisko postures up.
Cooke wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Beznisko has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Beznisko postures up.
Cooke controlling the position.
Beznisko lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Beznisko wants to control from the top but Cooke keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cooke is trying to keep Beznisko in close.
Beznisko trying to control but Cooke is working from the bottom.
Beznisko throws a big elbow that misses.
Cooke pulls Beznisko in to control the position.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Beznisko shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Cooke eats them both and turns towards Beznisko to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Beznisko takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Cooke uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Beznisko.
Beznisko swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
A lazy left from Cooke finds it's target.
Beznisko walks into a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Beznisko connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Cooke misses with an uppercut.
Cooke steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Beznisko.
Beznisko with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Nice defenses there by Cooke.
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!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Cooke.
Beznisko ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Beznisko waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Cooke.
A little feinted left hand from Cooke on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Beznisko has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Beznisko 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.
Cooke was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Cooke keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Cooke is looking to score with low kicks.
Cooke with a hook.
Beznisko 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.
Cooke misses the jab.
Cooke tries to close the distance and clinch but Beznisko swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
A little jabbing left from Beznisko on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Sergey Beznisko just about did enough to take it.
The cut man is working on Matt Cooke's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Some bone on bone action there as Beznisko checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Beznisko misses with a lunging right hand
and Cooke makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Beznisko misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Cooke counter with a right hand.
Cooke with a jab.
Cooke throws out a powerful jab.
Beznisko takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Beznisko looks to land a left hand but Cooke moved out of range nicely.
Beznisko moves in looking to clinch but Cooke pushes him off.
A swing and a miss from Cooke.
Beznisko throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Cooke to counter with a crisp jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Beznisko falls off balance throwing a combination
and Cooke counters with a straight right hand.
Beznisko tries to clinch but Cooke moves away
and Cooke counters with a left to the body.
Cooke turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Beznisko tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Beznisko 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 Cooke has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Cooke and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Beznisko misses with a left hand
and Cooke counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Cooke throws a hook but Beznisko avoids it easily.
Cooke defending well as Beznisko loads up on a big left hand.
Beznisko scores with a leg kick.
Beznisko tries to close the distance and clinch but Cooke swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Cooke takes a swing at Beznisko's ribcage but misses.
Beznisko has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Cooke.
Beznisko misses with a leg kick
and Cooke counters with a leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Cooke.
Cooke defending well as Beznisko loads up on a big left hand.
Cooke blocks a leg kick.
Beznisko takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

Cooke tries to keep at a distance but Beznisko has taken the fight into the clinch.
Cooke scores with a nice hook to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Still in the clinch, Beznisko scores with a nice short uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cooke looking to slow down the pace here.
Cooke fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Beznisko gets through Cooke's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Cooke is trying to break the clinch but Beznisko has him pressed against the cage.
Beznisko blocking some punches.
Matt Cooke has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Cooke lands a shot to the body.
Cooke makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Cooke lands with a light punch inside.
Cooke goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Cooke wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Cooke lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Cooke softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Beznisko trying to stall but Cooke improves his position.
Beznisko is looking for a takedown.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Cooke.
Beznisko blocking some punches.
Cooke wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Beznisko makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Cooke.
Beznisko is working for takedown but Cooke is calmly controlling the position for now.
Beznisko tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Cooke's elbow.
Cooke blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Beznisko struggles to land a body shot inside as Cooke controls his hands.
Cooke misses with a body punch.
Beznisko is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Cooke is defending well.
Matt Cooke has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sergey Beznisko.
Beznisko fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Cooke.
Beznisko blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Beznisko looking to slow down the pace here.

Beznisko is working on a single leg takedown against the cage. Cooke can't fight it off and eventually Beznisko manages to take the fight to the floor. Cooke looks annoyed but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Beznisko is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Cooke is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Cooke wants to stand but Beznisko is controlling the position.
Beznisko not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Beznisko trying to control the position from guard on top but Cooke is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Cooke looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Beznisko trying to control but Cooke is working from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Matt Cooke had his way with Sergey Beznisko in that round.
The cut man is working on Matt Cooke's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Beznisko stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
A cross from Cooke lands.
Cooke slips under a jab from Beznisko.
Beznisko shoots in looking for a takedown but Cooke manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Beznisko's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Cooke just misses with a punch to the body.
Beznisko looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Beznisko moves forwards but Cooke connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A big right from Cooke misses.
Beznisko misses the jab.
Nice shot lands for Cooke.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Beznisko wants to clinch but Cooke slips to the side
and Cooke cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Beznisko doesn't manage to clinch there - Cooke circles away.
Beznisko throws a leg kick that misses.
Beznisko misses with a shot to the body
and Cooke counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Cooke is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Beznisko.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cooke throws a jab when Beznisko was well out of range.
Beznisko jabs Cooke right on the nose. Cooke blinks but takes it well.
Beznisko swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Cooke scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Cooke displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Beznisko throws out the jab.
Beznisko has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Cooke finds it's way round the side to connect with Beznisko's head.
Cooke is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Beznisko.
Cooke ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Cooke's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Beznisko connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Cooke scrambles back to his feet.
Beznisko drops his hands momentarily and Cooke takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Cooke throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Donk. Beznisko catches Cooke right on the button with a cross.
Beznisko connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Cooke momentarily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Cooke scores with a jab to the jaw.
Cooke fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Beznisko.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
No luck for Beznisko with that takedown attempt.
Beznisko throws a front kick aimed at Cooke's knee but Cooke avoids it well.
Beznisko takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Beznisko slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Beznisko checks a low kick from Cooke.
Good shot there by Cooke.
Beznisko takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Nice shot by Beznisko.
A left lands for Cooke.
Beznisko scores with a kick to the midsection.
Beznisko swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

Beznisko moves into range and clinches up with Cooke.
Cooke wants to get back to striking at distance but Beznisko won't allow it.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cooke uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Beznisko.
Beznisko digs a good hook to Cooke's body.
Cooke throws out a loose jab but Beznisko uses good head movement to avoid it.
Beznisko staying out of range there.
Beznisko tries to land a front kick but Cooke steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Cooke throws a leg kick that is checked
and Beznisko counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Beznisko throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Beznisko moves out of range of the strikes.
Beznisko uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Cooke.
Beznisko ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Beznisko feints the counter takedown.
Nice shot lands for Cooke.
Beznisko just misses with a punch to the body.
Cooke takes a swing at Beznisko's ribcage but misses.
Beznisko now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Cooke scores with a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cooke with a jab.
Beznisko 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.
Beznisko throws a body kick that misses.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Cooke.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Beznisko ducks under a wild hook from Cooke.
Beznisko keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Beznisko throws a shot from downtown. Cooke moves away and avoids it.
Beznisko moves away from the strike by Cooke.
Beznisko drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Cooke defends it well.
Cooke uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Beznisko.
Cooke was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Beznisko throws a lazy right hand but Cooke sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Beznisko staying out of range there.
Beznisko throws out a leg kick but Cooke moves out of range and Beznisko only half commits.
A swing and a miss from Beznisko.
A slow jab from Cooke misses its intended target.
A little jabbing left from Beznisko on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Beznisko throws a leg kick
and Beznisko takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

And that's the end of the fight!
Matt Cooke showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Cooke 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 48:47
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 48:47
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Matt Cooke!

Matt Cooke retains his light heavyweight title!
Matt Cooke bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: ABW 177 Matonen - Reynolds     
Date:   Nov 20, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Usko Matonen (ranked 359 p4p, 15 weight class) and Cole Reynolds (ranked 198 p4p, 8 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

165 cm
26
140 lbs
7 - 1 - 1
173 cm
25
145 lbs
9 - 0 - 1
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Usko Matonen!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Cole Reynolds!
The judges for this bout are Ben Zyskovitsi, Matti Vanhoillinen and Johanna Lukiainen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Reynolds fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Matonen manages to avoid it.
Matonen tries to land a leg kick but Reynolds saw it coming and moves away.
A shot to the liver by Reynolds. Beautiful body shot.
Reynolds finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Matonen half committed to a counter leg kick.
Matonen throws a low kick, looking for Reynolds's leg but Reynolds calmly moves out of range.
Nice straight punches there by Reynolds. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Reynolds.
Reynolds misses with a wild body shot.
Matonen looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Matonen looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A nice leg kick lands there from Reynolds.
Matonen drops his hands momentarily and Reynolds takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Reynolds keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Matonen gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Matonen gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Reynolds.
Reynolds fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Matonen manages to avoid it.
Reynolds lands with an uppercut that bounces Matonen off the cage and back into range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Reynolds throws a shot from downtown. Matonen moves away and avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reynolds throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Matonen is looking to counter the offense by Reynolds and move into the clinch.
Matonen wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
A chopping leg kick lands by Reynolds.
Matonen throws a shot to the body.
Matonen displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Reynolds throws out the jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Reynolds misses the target.
Reynolds throws a hook but Matonen blocks it.
Reynolds misses with a body shot.
Matonen will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Matonen throws a low kick but it's checked well by Reynolds.

Reynolds clinches up with Matonen and pushes him back against the cage.
Matonen pushes Reynolds back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Reynolds lands with a light punch inside.
Matonen struggles to land a body shot inside as Reynolds controls his hands.
Matonen lands with a light punch inside.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Reynolds tries to throw a body punch but Matonen avoids it by throwing Reynolds back against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Matonen takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
A left hand lands to the body for Matonen.
Matonen lands a right hand that snaps the head of Reynolds backwards.

Reynolds breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Cole Reynolds seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Reynolds connects with a good right hand that stumbles Matonen. Matonen circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Reynolds ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Reynolds chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Reynolds has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Reynolds jabs at Matonen's body.
Reynolds scores with a jab to the jaw.
Reynolds paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Reynolds 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.
Matonen tries a low kick but Reynolds avoids it.
Reynolds misses with an uppercut. Matonen saw that one coming.
Reynolds showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Matonen.
Matonen turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Reynolds has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reynolds throws a jab but it's blocked by Matonen.
Reynolds is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Matonen had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Reynolds throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Matonen sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Reynolds chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Matonen can pounce on him.
Reynolds moves out of range as Matonen strikes.
Nice shot by Reynolds.
Reynolds avoids a punch combination nicely.
Reynolds scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Matonen throws out a leg kick but Reynolds moves out of range and Matonen only half commits.
Reynolds throws a big shot that misses.
Reynolds scores with the left hand. Matonen knows he should have avoided that one.
Reynolds misses with a right hand
and Reynolds takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reynolds works Matonen's body with a nice hook.
An inside leg kick from Reynolds misses.
Reynolds takes a swing at Matonen's ribcage but misses.
A solid leg kick lands there for Reynolds.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Reynolds throws a hook but Matonen avoids it easily.
Jab by Reynolds.
Reynolds looks to throw a body kick
and Matonen counters with a slapping leg kick.
Matonen thumps Reynolds with a low kick.
Reynolds throws a hook but Matonen blocks it.
Matonen quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Matonen throws a low kick, looking for Reynolds's leg but Reynolds calmly moves out of range.
Matonen blocks a jab.
Reynolds scores with a shot to the body.
Reynolds connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Matonen avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Matonen tried to counter with a leg kick but Reynolds avoided it.
Reynolds motions for Matonen to come forward. Reynolds throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Reynolds feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Matonens jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Cole Reynolds seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Reynolds loads up on a big right hand but Matonen slips the punch.
Reynolds throws a right and a left that both miss.

Matonen gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Matonen blocks an uppercut.
Reynolds tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Come on Matonen - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Reynolds works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Reynolds misses with a hook from the clinch.
Reynolds misses with a hook from the clinch.
Reynolds misses with a punch to the body.
Matonen struggles to land a body shot inside as Reynolds controls his hands.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Matonen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Reynolds is trying to break free.

Matonen breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Reynolds tried to score with a low kick but Matonen checks it.
Matonen gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Matonen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Reynolds manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reynolds gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Reynolds throws a body punch but Matonen moves out of range.
Matonen feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Matonen walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

Matonen closes the distance and pushes Reynolds back into the cage.
Matonen tries to work over Reynolds's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Matonen blocks an uppercut.
Reynolds tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Matonen's elbow.
Reynolds lands a body punch in the clinch.
Matonen lands a nice shot to the body.
Reynolds working aggressively here.
Reynolds swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Reynolds misses with the head strike.
Matonen misses with a punch to the body.
Matonen is working Reynolds over against the cage.
Matonen tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Matonen lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Reynolds or not.
Reynolds working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Matonen lands a shoulder strike.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Reynolds blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
A short right from Matonen on the inside.
Reynolds blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Reynolds breaks the clinch.
Reynolds lands a nice looking body kick.
Reynolds avoids a kick to the body.
Reynolds keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
It seemed like Reynolds was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Matonen ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Reynolds moves away.
Reynolds throws a jab but it's blocked by Matonen.
Reynolds checks a low kick from Matonen.
Reynolds misses with a hook. Matonen ducked under it nicely.
Reynolds lands an overhand right.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Matonen, right into the meat.
Matonen with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Good shot there by Reynolds.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Matonen drops his hands momentarily and Reynolds takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Matonen attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
An inside leg kick from Matonen misses.
Reynolds cracks the inside of Matonen's front leg.
Matonen checks the leg kick nicely there.
Reynolds swings widly with a right hand
and Matonen counters with a good low kick that Reynolds was not able to check.
Matonen has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Matonen there as he acknowledges the shot.
Jab, jab by Reynolds - just one landing.
A telegraphed right hand from Reynolds misses the target.
Reynolds has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Reynolds fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Matonen is out of range.
Matonen feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Reynolds throws a lazy right hand but Matonen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Matonen appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Matonen blocks a jab.
Matonen is looking to score with low kicks.
Matonen moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reynolds throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Matonen was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Matonen blocks a leg kick.
Matonen fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Reynolds looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!

Matonen clinches.
Matonen blocking some punches.
Matonen looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Matonen misses with a punch to the body.
Reynolds misses with a punch to the body.
Reynolds misses with some punches.
Reynolds tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Matonen breaks the clinch.
Matonen is looking to wear down Reynolds with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Reynolds scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Reynolds ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Matonen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Matonen lands a body shot.
Reynolds misses with a wild body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Reynolds. Matonen does a little dance to reset his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Cole Reynolds showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!



Reynolds has managed to clinch.
Reynolds misses with the head strike.
Matonen works on Reynolds's body with a couple of short punches.
Matonen trying to stall but Reynolds improves his position.
Matonen lands a hook to the side of the head.
Matonen scores with a hook to the body.
Reynolds misses with a body punch.
Matonen misses with some punches.
Reynolds looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Good body shot from Matonen.
Good body shot from Matonen.
Matonen tries a body shot but Reynolds blocks it.
Matonen avoiding damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Reynolds misses with some punches.
Matonen tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

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

Reynolds moves into range and clinches up with Matonen.
Reynolds lands with a short head shot on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Matonen blocking some punches.
Matonen looking to stall.
Reynolds blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Reynolds throws a head punch that misses.
Reynolds throws a head punch that misses.
Matonen tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Reynolds's elbow.
Reynolds misses with a punch on the inside.
Matonen misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Reynolds digs a right hand underneath Matonen's ribcage. Matonen let out a lung full of air as it connected.
A short body shot lands from Reynolds as the two fighters clinch.
Matonen effectively controlling the action here.
Reynolds doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Matonen lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Reynolds backwards.
Reynolds struggles to land a body shot inside as Matonen controls his hands.

Matonen breaks from the clinch.
Reynolds lands a jab to Matonen's midsection.
Reynolds uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Matonen.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Matonen attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Reynolds checks the leg kick nicely there.
Reynolds lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Matonen wants to slow Reynolds down by chopping away at his legs.
Reynolds cracks Matonen with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Reynolds uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Reynolds wants to land a leg kick but Matonen is out of range.
Matonen looks for the body kick but Reynolds saw that one coming.
Reynolds checks a leg kick nicely.
Matonen gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Matonen throws a body punch but Reynolds moves out of range.
Matonen drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Reynolds misses the jab.
Matonen pushes Reynolds away with a front kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Matonen attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Reynolds throws a lazy right hand but Matonen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Reynolds misses with a hook.
As Reynolds tries to get set, Matonen tries to push him back and clinch up but Reynolds manages to avoid the attempt.
Matonen tries to score with a low kick but Reynolds moves his leg out of the way.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Reynolds. Matonen shrugs it off though.

Reynolds tries to keep at a distance but Matonen has taken the fight into the clinch.
Reynolds lands a body shot in the clinch.
Reynolds lands a body punch.
Matonen blocks a body shot from Reynolds.
Matonen blocking some punches.
Usko Matonen has scored more points in the clinch so far.
A short uppercut from Reynolds.
Reynolds misses with a punch on the inside.
Reynolds working aggressively here.
Reynolds lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Matonen.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reynolds lands a body shot.
Reynolds finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Reynolds connects with a nice looking jab.
Matonen moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Matonen misses with a low kick.
Reynolds fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Matonen manages to avoid it.
Reynolds thumps Matonen with a low kick.
Reynolds digs a good body shot into Matonen's ribs.
Matonen moves out of range of the strikes.
Matonen keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Reynolds.

Matonen takes the fight into the clinch.
Reynolds lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Reynolds scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Reynolds lands on the inside with an uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Reynolds swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Reynolds swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Reynolds lands with a cross.
Reynolds misses with a double jab
and Matonen counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Reynolds throws a quick inside leg kick.
Reynolds cracks a nice hook into Matonen's ribs.
Reynolds fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Matonen looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Matonen connects with an inside leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Reynolds.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice inside leg kick there by Reynolds. That's going to slow Matonen down.
A low kick from Matonen misses
and Reynolds makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Reynolds checks the leg kick nicely there.
Matonen blocks the body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reynolds thows a left - swing and a miss!
Matonen ducks under a wild hook from Reynolds.
Matonen feinted there with a counter leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Reynolds.
Matonen steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Reynolds.
Reynolds throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Matonen counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Reynolds thinking.
Matonen displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Reynolds throws out the jab.
Matonen moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Matonen throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Matonen looks to score with a jab to the body but Reynolds is just out of range.
Reynolds throws a lazy right hand but Matonen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Reynolds scores with a decent looking hook.
A low kick from Matonen misses
and Reynolds connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Reynolds slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
A jab from Reynolds finds it's way through Matonen's defenses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Matonen lands a leg kick that knocks Reynolds off balance momentarily.
Matonen walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Reynolds checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Despite the aggression on Reynolds's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Reynolds throws the kick towards the body but Matonen avoids it.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Matonen tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Matonen takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Reynolds tries to clinch up.
Matonen misses with a shot to the body
and Reynolds counters with a nice uppercut.
Reynolds misses with a hook. Matonen ducked under it nicely.
Matonen looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
A shot to the liver by Reynolds. Beautiful body shot.
Matonen has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Reynolds finds it's way round the side to connect with Matonen's head.
Good leg kick by Reynolds there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Reynolds thows a left - swing and a miss!
Matonen defending well as Reynolds loads up on a big left hand.
Matonen walks into a left hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reynolds throws a low kick, looking for Matonen's leg but Matonen calmly moves out of range.
Reynolds throws a hook to the side of Matonen's head but Matonen sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Matonen fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Reynolds checks it well.

Matonen clinches.
Matonen pushes Reynolds back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Reynolds misses with a short punch on the inside.
Reynolds misses with a body punch.
Matonen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Matonen breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Reynolds bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Matonen throws a body shot but no joy.

Reynolds instigates a clinch.
Matonen is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Matonen works on Reynolds's body with a couple of short punches.
Reynolds tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reynolds misses with a short punch on the inside.
Reynolds working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

Matonen breaks the clinch.
Reynolds throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A low kick from Reynolds is predictable there
and Matonen counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Reynolds looks to throw the jab but Matonen is out of range.
Matonen jabs at Reynolds's body.
Matonen defending well as Reynolds loads up on a big left hand.
Matonen checks a low kick from Reynolds.
Reynolds throws an off balance right hand
and Matonen counters with a left to the body.
Matonen misses with a wild body shot.
Reynolds lands with a straight right. Matonen didn't see that one coming.
Nice shot lands for Reynolds.
Reynolds lands an overhand right.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Cole Reynolds dominated that fourth round.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Nice defenses there by Matonen.
Matonen takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Reynolds looks to score with a jab to the body but Matonen is just out of range.
Matonen takes a swing at Reynolds's ribcage but misses.
Reynolds takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Some bone on bone action there as Matonen checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Reynolds avoids a kick to the body.
Reynolds misses with a hook. Matonen ducked under it nicely.

Matonen fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Reynolds, pushing him back against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Matonen.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Matonen lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Matonen tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A short right from Matonen on the inside.
Matonen working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Reynolds lands a nice uppercut.
Nice body punch from Reynolds.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Matonen displaying some good clinch control by pressing Reynolds up against the cage.
Reynolds softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Matonen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Reynolds misses with a punch to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Reynolds.
Matonen tries to stall but Reynolds uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Matonen taking a breather.
Matonen 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.

Reynolds breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Matonen lunges at Reynolds with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Reynolds's hand.
Reynolds tries to clinch but Matonen is having none of it.
Reynolds cracks Matonen with an open hand slap.
Matonen throws a body shot but no joy.
Matonen takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Reynolds misses with a straight right.
It appears Matonen was looking to counter with a kick there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reynolds darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Matonen throws a body shot but no joy.
Reynolds lands the left hand.
Matonen connects with a body shot that sends Reynolds's belly button to the back.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Reynolds lands a jab.
Reynolds swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Reynolds checks a leg kick.
Reynolds throws out a counter right but Matonen avoids it with no problem.
Matonen swinging wildly here.
Reynolds throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Reynolds's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Reynolds scores with a body shot.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Matonen. Reynolds shrugs it off though.
Reynolds misses with a wild body shot.
Matonen looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reynolds scores with a jab to the head.
Reynolds misses with a looping right.
Matonen tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Reynolds manages to circle out of the way.
Reynolds misses with an uppercut.
Reynolds misses with a body shot.

Matonen moves into the clinch successfully.
Reynolds softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Reynolds tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Matonen's elbow.
Matonen lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Reynolds or not.
Reynolds pushes Matonen back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Usko Matonen has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Matonen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A short body shot lands from Reynolds as the two fighters clinch.
Matonen is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Reynolds is keeping busy.
Matonen tries to work over Reynolds's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Reynolds swings wildly with an uppercut but Matonen uses good head movement to avoid it.
Matonen stalling against the cage.
Cole Reynolds is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reynolds scores with a nice hook to the head.
Matonen misses with a body punch.
A left hand lands to the body for Matonen.
Reynolds digs a right hand underneath Matonen's ribcage. Matonen let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Reynolds misses with a punch on the inside.
Matonen tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Reynolds's elbow.
Reynolds misses with a short punch on the inside.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Matonen lands a nice shot to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Matonen.
Reynolds pushes Matonen back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Matonen misses with a hook to the ribs.
Reynolds struggles to land a body shot inside as Matonen controls his hands.
Reynolds tries to work over Matonen's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Matonen lands a left hand.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Ben Zyskovitsi scores the fight 45:50
Judge Matti Vanhoillinen scores the fight 45:50
Judge Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Cole Reynolds!

Cole Reynolds is the new bantamweight champion!
Cole Reynolds 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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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
70%

 

Event: SyFi 130     
Date:   Nov 18, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hip Hop (ranked 182 p4p, 25 weight class) and Mika Allu (ranked 350 p4p, 41 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

200 cm
20
270 lbs
8 - 0 - 0
186 cm
22
229 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Hip Hop!
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 Los Angeles, Mika Allu!
The judges for this bout are Damien Edna, Topper Green and Summer Carpenter.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A shot to the body from Hop misses
and Allu connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Allu checks a leg kick.
Allu drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Hop defends it well.
Allu looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Allu swings for the body but Hop moves out of range.
Allu moves out of range as Hop throws a body kick.
Hop bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Hop swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Hop walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Allu checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Hop uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Allu.
Hop displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Allu.
Hop is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A low kick from Allu is predictable there
and Hop counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Allu throws the left hand but Hop avoids the punch easily.
Hop tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Allu takes a swing at Hop's ribcage but misses.
A little feinted left hand from Hop on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Allu throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Hop thinks about countering with a body kick.
A low kick from Allu is predictable there
and Allu takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Allu wants to slow Hop down by chopping away at his legs.
Hop jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Allu lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Hip Hop is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Allu lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Allu stuns Hop with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Allu ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Allu swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hop takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Hop has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Allu finds it's way round the side to connect with Hop's head.
Allu misses with a right hand
and Hop counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A jab from Allu finds it's way through Hop's defenses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Allu finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A nice leg kick lands there from Allu.
Allu avoids the body shot from Hop.
Allu fails with a takedown attempt.
Allu scores with a leg kick.
A punch lands to the side of Hop 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Allu chopping away at his opponent's legs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Allu misses with a wild body shot.
Allu throws a poor cross that misses
and Hop counters with a straight right hand.
Allu misses with a lunging right hand
and Hop counters with a nice low kick that buckles Allu's knee momentarily.
A big right from Allu misses.
Allu throws out a leg kick but Hop moves out of range and Allu only half commits.
Hop takes one on the chin but seems OK.

Hop gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Allu to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Allu throws a big right hand that misses.
Allu postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Hop pulls Allu in close to his closed guard and prevents Allu from doing any damage or advancing position.
Allu throws an elbow that misses. Hop uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Allu's guard. Nice move by Hop!


That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hop controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Allu 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.
Hop is stalling in the full guard.
Allu lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Hop utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Allu trying to control the position from guard on top but Hop is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Allu is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Hop uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Allu.
Hop swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A low kick from Allu is predictable there
and Hop makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.

Hop cracks Allu with a big right hand that sends him to the floor! Allu looks wobbly but he's sprung back up to his feet straight away… can Hop finish him?
Allu tries to clinch up
and Hop counters with a right hand from hell and Allu is out cold! A vicious knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:26 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Hip Hop!
Hip Hop retains his heavyweight title!
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hype
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pop
A | B
mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
42%

 

Event: BFF 47: Obermueller vs Omega 2     
Date:   Nov 17, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Arslan Clegg (ranked 2895 p4p, 302 weight class) and Leonid Martinyuk (ranked 8225 p4p, 565 weight class). Clegg comes to the ring accompanied by Immigrant Song . Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
27
273 lbs
9 - 8 - 0
200 cm
21
240 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
Good takedowns
Basic striking
Very quick
Good wrestler
Good low kicks
Granite chin

Urban Fighter
Helsinki Xtreme Fightwear

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Arslan Clegg!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Leonid Martinyuk!
The judges for this bout are Tatsuya Matsuyama, Shigeki Sano and Yasuomi Hirokawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Clegg misses with a looping right.
Clegg swings widly with a right hand
and Martinyuk counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Clegg with a poor takedown

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

Clegg is rocked!

It looks like Arslan Clegg has been cut.
Martinyuk lands a brutal uppercut that launches Clegg off his feet! Clegg tumbles to the floor, barely conscious - the referee jumps in to save him from a beating! Wow, what an ending!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:22 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Leonid Martinyuk!
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: TGC Openweight Round 1.1     
Date:   Nov 16, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jargon Gin (ranked 965 p4p, 37 weight class) and Ananada Bunyasarn (ranked 894 p4p, 33 weight class). Ananada Bunyasarn has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Jargon Gin's chin.

175 cm
21
155 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
185 cm
23
190 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jargon Gin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Ananada Bunyasarn!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Steven Brown and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gin scores with a jab. Bunyasarn acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Gin lands a jab to Bunyasarn's midsection.
Bunyasarn misses with a left hand
and Bunyasarn takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Gin throws a lazy head kick
and Bunyasarn counters with a slapping leg kick.
Gin misses with a head kick.
Bunyasarn thinks about the counter body kick.
Gin misses with a hook
and Gin takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

It looks like Jargon Gin has been cut.
A left and a right from Gin both land. Nice combination.
Bunyasarn's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Gin connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Bunyasarn scrambles back to his feet.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bunyasarn throws the kick towards the body but Gin avoids it.
Bunyasarn paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Bunyasarn ducks under a wild hook from Gin.
Bunyasarn lands a body shot.

Bunyasarn lands a big uppercut and Gin crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Gin looks OK. Bunyasarn waves Gin back to his feet!

Gin is rocked!
Bunyasarn closes the distance and lands a brutal uppercut that knocks Gin out! We're looking at the replay now - he was out before he hit the floor!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Ananada Bunyasarn!
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: TGC Openweight Round 1.1     
Date:   Nov 16, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Kosmos Argyros (ranked 5789 p4p, 142 weight class) and Noah Lees (ranked 6752 p4p, 149 weight class). We have two fighters making their debuts here, so let's see who comes out of this one with their first professional victory.

190 cm
16
210 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
200 cm
16
250 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
Good takedowns
Basic striking
KO power
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter fighter
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 1 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Kosmos Argyros!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Noah Lees!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Donald Grub and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Argyros looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Lees!

Argyros tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Argyros has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!

Argyros is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Lees is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Argyros slows the pace down.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Argyros tries to advance to mount but Lees denies him.
Lees being controlled for a moment.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:19 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Kosmos Argyros!
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hype
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pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
82%

 

Event: ABW 176 Wolf - Meat Boy     
Date:   Nov 15, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Alika Hakekia (ranked 2304 p4p, 260 weight class) and Kazushi Mizushima (ranked 1571 p4p, 182 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

180 cm
24
170 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
175 cm
26
160 lbs
9 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Alika Hakekia!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Kazushi Mizushima!
The judges for this bout are Matti Vanhoillinen, Johanna Lukiainen and Arvi Lind.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hakekia connects with a good straight punch right through the guard and follows up with a right hook and a left hook! That last one sent Mizushima tumbling to the canvas! Hakekia pours on the pressure with more strikes and the referee has no hesitation diving in to stop the fight! Mizushima was done - good stoppage!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:05 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Alika Hakekia!
A less than humble Alika Hakekia 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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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
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RATING
0%

 

Event: ABW 176 Wolf - Meat Boy     
Date:   Nov 15, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Iker Ramirez (ranked 289 p4p, 35 weight class) and Bobo Nielsen (ranked 605 p4p, 65 weight class). Iker Ramirez had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

180 cm
25
155 lbs
7 - 1 - 1
170 cm
25
150 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

Kimura Klothing

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Iker Ramirez!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Bobo Nielsen!
The judges for this bout are Arvi Lind, Johanna Lukiainen and Matti Vanhoillinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nielsen throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Ramirez.

It looks like Iker Ramirez has been cut.

Ramirez moves into the clinch.
Ramirez working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ramirez.
Ramirez cracks Nielsen with a nice body shot.
Nielsen swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ramirez doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A right handed body shot lands from Ramirez.
Nielsen blocks a body shot from Ramirez.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Ramirez.
Ramirez lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Nielsen holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Ramirez lands with a short shot to the head.
Nielsen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Nielsen lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ramirez backwards.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ramirez misses with a punch on the inside.
A body shot lands from Ramirez.
A short uppercut from Ramirez.
Ramirez lands a left hand.
Ramirez working aggressively here.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Nielsen.
Ramirez misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Nielsen has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Ramirez seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Nielsen can turn it around.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ramirez takes a shot to the head.
Nielsen is looking to take this one to the mat.
Ramirez makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Ramirez gets underhooks to prevent Nielsen's takedown attempt.
A short body shot lands from Ramirez as the two fighters clinch.
Nielsen is looking to control Ramirez's arms but Ramirez gets an underhook and turns him. Now Nielsen has his back to the cage.
Nielsen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ramirez blocking some punches.
Nielsen taking a breather.
Ramirez misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short left from Nielsen.
A short uppercut from Ramirez.
Ramirez lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ramirez lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Ramirez lands a nice shot to the body.
Nielsen looks winded!
Good body shot from Ramirez.
Nielsen throws a punch but it's blocked by Ramirez.
Ramirez lands with a light punch inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ramirez works on Nielsen's body with a couple of short punches.
Ramirez throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Nielsens head.
Ramirez lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Good body shot from Ramirez.
Ramirez lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Nielsen backwards.
Ramirez scores with a shoulder strike.
Ramirez can't find room to land a body shot as Nielsen controls the action.
Ramirez lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Ramirez lands an uppercut.
Still in the clinch, Nielsen scores with a nice short uppercut.
Ramirez digs a right hand into Nielsen's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Nielsen's gas tank.
Ramirez misses with a punch on the inside.
A right hook to the body lands for Ramirez.
Ramirez lands a shoulder strike.
Nielsen misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ramirez lands a hook that snaps the head of Nielsen backwards.
Nielsen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ramirez scores with a nice hook to the head.
Nielsen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ramirez lands with a short shot to the head.
Nice body punch from Ramirez.
Ramirez misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ramirez scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Nielsen tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ramirez misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nielsen misses with a punch on the inside.
Ramirez lands a body shot.
Ramirez lands with a right to the head.
Ramirez lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ramirez lands a body punch.
Nielsen is working for takedown but Ramirez is calmly controlling the position for now.
Iker Ramirez has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Bobo Nielsen.
Nielsen is looking to control Ramirez's arms but Ramirez gets an underhook and turns him. Now Nielsen has his back to the cage.
Ramirez lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ramirez struggles to land a body shot inside as Nielsen controls his hands.
Ramirez pushes Nielsen back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Nielsen misses with a punch on the inside.
Nielsen misses with the head strike.
A shot in the inside from Ramirez.
Ramirez cracks Nielsen with a nice body shot.
Nielsen is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Ramirez is defending well.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ramirez.
Nice body punch from Ramirez - that landed with a thud.
Nielsen has a couple of punches blocked by Ramirez.
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!
Ramirez lands a hook that snaps the head of Nielsen backwards.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Ramirez.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nielsen fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ramirez presses Nielsen against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Ramirez misses with a punch on the inside.
Ramirez misses with a body punch.
Nielsen misses with the head strike.
Ramirez blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ramirez doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Ramirez goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Nielsen tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Nice body punch from Ramirez.
Nielsen throws a head punch that misses.
Ramirez blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ramirez lands a shoulder strike.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Ramirez.
A right handed body shot lands from Ramirez.
Ramirez goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A left hand lands to the body for Ramirez.
Ramirez pushes Nielsen back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ramirez lands a left hand.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Ramirez.
Ramirez stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nielsen on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ramirez. Ramirez obviously looking to wear him down.
Ramirez scores with the left hand. Nielsen knows he should have avoided that one.
Nielsen walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Ramirez checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Ramirez appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Nielsen 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.
Nielsen tries a head kick but it misses.
As Nielsen backs away, Ramirez returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Ramirez slips a jab from Nielsen.
Ramirez swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ramirez with a hook.
Nielsen throws a head kick that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nielsen tries to get into range but Ramirez steps to the side and lands a beautiful hook that drops Nielsen! He's faceplanted into the mat, ass in the air... he's out cold! That's an image he won't want to show his grandkids when he gets older! Ramirez scores the big KO victory!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:50 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Iker Ramirez!
Iker Ramirez 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
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
72%

 

Event: IFC 76: S.Heavyweight vs Bell     
Date:   Nov 10, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Dohn Jodson (ranked 402 p4p, 15 weight class) and Charlie Darwin (ranked 764 p4p, 94 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.

160 cm
24
143 lbs
11 - 1 - 0
190 cm
23
171 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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BuriedAlive// Fight Gear



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 11 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Dohn Jodson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Charlie Darwin!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Don Winkell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Darwin lands a jab to the head.
Darwin takes a swing at Jodson's ribcage but misses.
Jodson takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Jodson misses with a left hand
and Darwin counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

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

Darwin is rocked!

It looks like Charlie Darwin has been cut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Jodson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Darwin is still on wobbly legs! Can Jodson finish him?
Jodson misses with a looping right.
Darwin throws a fast counter high kick but Jodson manages to duck under it in time.
Jodson fakes the body blow, causing Darwin to drop his hands! Left hook to the temple! Darwin goes stiff, and falls face first into the mat. Goodnight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:38 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Dohn Jodson!
S C
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B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: TGC 80     
Date:   Nov 10, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Takashi Yoshida (ranked 115 p4p, 16 weight class) and Iolyn Madog (ranked 160 p4p, 21 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?

165 cm
24
135 lbs
14 - 3 - 0
170 cm
24
147 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Urban Fighter

Kimura Klothing
KOMBAT KLOTHING



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Takashi Yoshida!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Iolyn Madog!
The judges for this bout are Aleksei Zolotukhin, Valeri Chadov and Vladimir Khabensky.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Madog wants to slow Yoshida down by chopping away at his legs.
Yoshida looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Madog! But no joy.
Madog has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Yoshida is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Takashi Yoshida seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yoshida throws a body punch but Madog moves out of range.
Madog appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Yoshida throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Madog lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Yoshida moves out of range of the body kick.
Madog slips under a jab.
Madog ducks under a wild hook from Yoshida.
Yoshida takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Yoshida throws a poor cross that misses
and Madog counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Yoshida has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Yoshida takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Yoshida tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Madog was well out of range. Poor timing from Yoshida.
The crowd cheers as Madog lands an impressive looking overhand right. Yoshida doesn't seem phased though.
Madog throws a low kick but Yoshida moves out of range easily.
A little feinted left hand from Yoshida on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Yoshida misses with a wild body shot.
Yoshida throws out a loose jab but Madog uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yoshida uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Madog.
Yoshida misses with a looping left.
Yoshida thows a left - swing and a miss!
Yoshida wants to slow Madog down by chopping away at his legs.
Yoshida looks to land a left hand but Madog moved out of range nicely.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Madog moves out of range as Yoshida strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Madog drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Madog pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Yoshida dips to his left and cracks Madog with an uppercut!
Madog throws the kick towards the body but Yoshida avoids it.
Yoshida misses with a hook.
A swing and a miss from Yoshida.
Madog uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yoshida.
Yoshida swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yoshida looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

Madog has closed the distance and engaged Yoshida in a clinch.
Yoshida scores with a shot to the side of Madog's head.
Madog can't find room to land a body shot as Yoshida controls the action.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Madog lands a left hand.
Madog lands a shot to the body.
Yoshida swings wildly with an uppercut but Madog uses good head movement to avoid it.
Madog can't find room to land a body shot as Yoshida controls the action.

Madog breaks from the clinch.
Yoshida throws a lazy right hand but Madog sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Madog misses.
Good leg kick by Yoshida there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Madog moves away from the strike by Yoshida.
Madog slips under a jab from Yoshida.
Yoshida takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Madog throws a leg kick but Yoshida sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Yoshida swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Yoshida steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Madog.
Madog moves forwards but Yoshida connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Yoshida needs to keep his hands up - Madog had a free shot at his head there.
Yoshida buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Madog throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
A slow jab from Yoshida misses its intended target.
Madog throws the left hand but Yoshida avoids the punch easily.
Yoshida swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Good leg kick by Yoshida there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Madog throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Yoshida misses with a wild body shot.
Madog checks the leg kick nicely there.
Yoshida throws out a powerful jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Madog slips under a jab from Yoshida.
Madog misses with a kick to the body.
Madog takes one on the button.
Madog is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Madog takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Yoshida misses the jab.
Madog lands with a shot to the body.
Madog motions for Yoshida to come forward. Madog throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Madog cracks the inside of Yoshida's front leg.
Yoshida thumps Madog with a low kick.
Madog throws a looping overhand right but Yoshida ducks down to avoid it.
Madog takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Yoshida lands a slapping body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yoshida. Madog does a little dance to reset his feet.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Madog ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yoshida moves away.
Madog takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Yoshida avoids the body shot from Madog.
Yoshida bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Madog's head.
Madog chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Yoshida can pounce on him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Madog gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Yoshida stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Yoshida scores with a jab to the jaw.
Madog moves out of range of the strikes.
Yoshida throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Madog is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Yoshida with a body shot.
Madog loads up on a big right hand but Yoshida slips the punch.
Madog lands with a shot to the body.
Madog on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Yoshida is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Yoshida throws a leg kick but Madog checks it.
Madog replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Yoshida blocks it well.
Yoshida uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Madog.
Yoshida avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Yoshida connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Yoshida has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Madog.
Madog moves in looking to clinch but Yoshida pushes him off.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yoshida takes a swing at Madog's ribcage but misses.
A clash of legs there as Yoshida blocks the low kick.
Madog misses with a hook. Yoshida ducked under it nicely.
Madog misses with a looping right.
A big right from Yoshida misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Madog is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Madog tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Yoshida feints and then cracks Madog's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Madog down.
Madog misses with a body kick.
Madog moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Yoshida scores with a sloppy right hand. Madog should have avoided that one.
Yoshida throws a series of punches but Madog moves out of range.
Madog thows a leg kick but Yoshida checks it
and Yoshida counters with a left to the body.
Yoshida lands with a hook. Madog tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Yoshida is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Madog can do to turn this around?
Yoshida ducks right into an uppercut from Madog.
A big left from Madog misses.
Yoshida jabs Madog to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A chopping leg kick lands by Yoshida.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Madog fails in his attempt to clinch.
Yoshida throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Madog! But no joy.
Yoshida throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yoshida on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Madog ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yoshida moves away.
A jab from Yoshida misses.
Madog looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Madog throws a lazy right hand but Yoshida sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Yoshida appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Yoshida bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Yoshida throws a lazy right hand but Madog sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Yoshida throws a hook but Madog avoids it easily.
A bone on bone clash there as Yoshida blocks the leg kick.
A left and a right from Yoshida both land. Nice combination.
Madog takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Yoshida looks to score with a jab to the body but Madog is just out of range.
Madog looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Madog misses with a body shot.
Yoshida lands with a straight right. Madog didn't see that one coming.
Yoshida displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Madog throws out the jab.
Madog's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Yoshida wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Yoshida misses the shot to the body.
Madog thows a left - swing and a miss!
A jab from Yoshida misses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Madog misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yoshida.
Madog connects with a solid leg kick.
Madog displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Yoshida throws out the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Madog tries to score with a low kick but Yoshida moves his leg out of the way.
Yoshida throws a series of punches but Madog avoids them all with ease.
A nice side step and Madog releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Madog scoring well with a low kick there.
Yoshida throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Madog sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A slow jab from Yoshida misses its intended target.
Madog throws a hook to the side of Yoshida's head but Yoshida sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A leg kick checked by Madog.
Yoshida staying out of range there.
Madog swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Yoshida.
Madog slips a jab from Yoshida.
Yoshida fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Madog.
Yoshida scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Madog connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Yoshida momentarily.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Yoshida here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
Yoshida throws a predictable looking body shot
and Madog counters with a low kick, right behind Yoshida 's knee.
A cross from Yoshida lands.
Yoshida throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Madog missing with a left hand there. Yoshida was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Yoshida connects with a leg kick. Madog looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida misses with an uppercut.
Madog is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Yoshida.
Madog throws a chopping leg kick but Yoshida manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A jab from Yoshida misses.
Yoshida throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Madog.
Yoshida ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Takashi Yoshida is winning the standup battle so far.
Madog lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Madog throws a wild body kick that Yoshida sees coming a mile off.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Madog crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Yoshida - the referee stops the clock and Madog gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Yoshida. Madog manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
A big right from Madog misses.
Yoshida shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Madog avoids the body shot from Yoshida.
Yoshida checks a leg kick.
Madog checks a leg kick nicely.
Madog slips a jab from Yoshida.
Yoshida's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Madog connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Yoshida scrambles back to his feet.
Yoshida looks to throw the jab but Madog is out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Madog blocks a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Some bone on bone action there as Yoshida checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Yoshida moves into range and lands a nice body kick.

Yoshida tries to keep at a distance but Madog has taken the fight into the clinch.
Yoshida has a couple of punches blocked by Madog.
Still in the clinch, Madog scores with a nice short uppercut.
Madog works on Yoshida's body with a couple of short punches.
Madog misses with a body punch.
Yoshida throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Madog fails to land.
Still in the clinch, Madog scores with a nice short uppercut.
Madog throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Yoshidas head.
Madog content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Madog working aggressively here.
Madog blocking some punches.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yoshida can't find room to land a body shot as Madog controls the action.
Madog misses with a body punch.
Yoshida blocking some punches.
Madog lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
A right hook to the body lands for Madog.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Takashi Yoshida dominated that second 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. 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 stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Yoshida throws a big shot that misses.
Madog throws a nice inside leg kick.
Madog ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Yoshida thows a leg kick but Madog checks it
letting Madog counter with a right hand.
Yoshida checks a low kick from Madog.
Yoshida fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Yoshida stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Madog.
Yoshida looks to throw the jab but Madog is out of range.
A big right from Madog misses.
Madog throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Madog connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Madog misses with a wild body shot.
Madog lands a nice leg kick that just misses Yoshida's sensitive parts.
Jab by Yoshida.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
The crowd cheers as Madog lands an impressive looking overhand right. Yoshida doesn't seem phased though.
Madog throws an overhand right that lands on Yoshida's shoulder, as Yoshida tries to avoid the shot.
Yoshida takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida throws a low kick but it's checked well by Madog.
Yoshida lunges at Madog with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Madog's hand.
A lazy left from Yoshida finds it's target.
Madog throws a leg kick but Yoshida sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Yoshida looks to score with a jab to the body but Madog is just out of range.
A big right from Yoshida misses.
Yoshida lands a nice leg kick that just misses Madog's sensitive parts.
A cross from Madog lands.
A shot to the liver by Yoshida. Beautiful body shot.
Yoshida throws a lazy right hand but Madog sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Yoshida takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Madog misses with a body kick.
Yoshida slips a jab from Madog.
Good work by Yoshida as he checks the leg kick.
Madog thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Yoshida if he has to take too many more of those.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yoshida takes a swing at Madog's ribcage but misses.
Yoshida throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Madog has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Madog swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yoshida was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yoshida jabs Madog right on the nose. Madog blinks but takes it well.
Yoshida throws out a leg kick but Madog moves out of range and Yoshida only half commits.
Madog throws the kick towards the body but Yoshida avoids it.
Yoshida comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Madog lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Yoshida darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Yoshida throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Madog is looking to chop away at Yoshida's legs.
Yoshida misses with a body shot.
Madog throws a right and a left that Yoshida avoids nicely.
Yoshida lands with a thumping leg kick.
Yoshida connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Madog momentarily.
Yoshida misses with an uppercut.
Madog keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Madog swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Nice cross by Yoshida.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Yoshida.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Madog takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Madog waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Yoshida.
Madog staying out of range there.
Yoshida misses with a wild body shot.
Nice defenses there by Yoshida.
Madog takes a swing at Yoshida's ribcage but misses.
Madog lands a jab.
Madog throws a body shot but no joy.
Yoshida misses with a hook. Madog ducked under it nicely.
Madog misses with a wild body shot.
Yoshida misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Yoshida misses with a jab, cross combination.
Madog looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Yoshida ducks under a wild hook from Madog.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Yoshida.
Yoshida misses with an uppercut. Madog saw that one coming.
Yoshida throws the left hand but Madog avoids the punch easily.
Iolyn Madog has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Takashi Yoshida is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice cross by Madog.
Madog keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Madog avoids the body shot from Yoshida.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yoshida ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Madog moves away.
Madog looks to score with a jab to the body but Yoshida is just out of range.
Yoshida is looking to counter punch.
Yoshida scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Yoshida throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Madog.
Madog misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
A big left from Yoshida misses.
Yoshida throws a looping overhand right but Madog ducks down to avoid it.
Yoshida tries to score with a low kick but Madog moves his leg out of the way.
Madog throws a low kick but Yoshida avoids it.
Yoshida keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Madog.
Yoshida looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yoshida scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Yoshida looks to score with a jab to the body but Madog is just out of range.
It seemed like Madog was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Yoshida plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Yoshida walks into a stiff left hand from Madog.

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 Takashi Yoshida.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Yoshida, 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 Aleksei Zolotukhin scores the fight 29:28
Judge Valeri Chadov scores the fight 29:28
Judge Vladimir Khabensky scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Takashi Yoshida!
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Event: TGC 80     
Date:   Nov 10, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Luc Gagnon (ranked 245 p4p, 37 weight class) and Denny Sideman (ranked 673 p4p, 93 weight class). Luc Gagnon is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

185 cm
25
195 lbs
13 - 4 - 0
183 cm
25
195 lbs
11 - 6 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Luc Gagnon!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Denny Sideman!
The judges for this bout are Vladimir Khabensky, Viktor Lagutenko and Valeri Chadov.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gagnon moves into range and connects with a jab.
Gagnon looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Sideman dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Sideman throws a body punch but Gagnon moves out of range.

Sideman instigates a clinch.
Gagnon makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Sideman fails to land.
Gagnon makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Sideman lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gagnon backwards.

Sideman manages to break the clinch.
Sideman is trying hard to land a takedown here. Gagnon sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Sideman checks the leg kick.
Sideman misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gagnon.
Gagnon ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gagnon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gagnon jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sideman drops his hands momentarily and Gagnon takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Luc Gagnon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sideman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gagnon.
Sideman keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sideman tries to close the distance and clinch up but Gagnon swats him away and circles back towards the center.
An attempted straight right counter from Gagnon misses the target.
Sideman ducks under a wild hook from Gagnon.
Gagnon throws out a loose jab but Sideman uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gagnon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gagnon looks to land a right hand but Sideman moved out of range.
Gagnon throws a leg kick that misses.
Sideman lands with a cross.
Sideman cracks Gagnon with a good jab.
Sideman takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Sideman checks a leg kick.
Gagnon takes a swing at Sideman's ribcage but misses.
Sideman tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Sideman throws out a loose jab but Gagnon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sideman misses with a wild body shot.
Sideman feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Gagnons jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Sideman misses with a hook.
Gagnon looks to land a left hand but Sideman moved out of range nicely.
Gagnon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sideman tries to clinch but Gagnon moves out of range.
Gagnon slips a jab from Sideman.
Sideman lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gagnon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Gagnon.
Gagnon fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Sideman keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gagnon.
Sideman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gagnon throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Sideman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gagnon takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Gagnon throws a head punch that misses.
Sideman misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short left from Sideman.
A short body shot lands from Sideman as the two fighters clinch.
A short right from Gagnon.
Sideman makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Sideman works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Gagnon throws a head punch that misses.
Gagnon misses with a punch on the inside.
Gagnon lands a left hand.
Gagnon misses with a punch on the inside.
Sideman has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Gagnon seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Sideman can turn it around.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sideman gets through Gagnon's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Sideman swings wildly with an uppercut but Gagnon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sideman effectively controlling the action here.
Sideman blocks a body shot from Gagnon.
Sideman tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gagnon's elbow.
Sideman blocks a body shot from Gagnon.
Sideman misses with a punch on the inside.
Gagnon tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Sideman smiles and moves away.
Gagnon takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Gagnon jabs Sideman right on the nose. Sideman blinks but takes it well.
Sideman is looking to clinch.

Gagnon forces Sideman back against the cage and clinches.
Sideman blocking some punches.
Gagnon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Gagnon pulls Sideman into guard.
Sideman looking to pass the guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gagnon looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Gagnon is trying to keep Sideman in close.
Sideman won't allow Gagnon to sweep him here.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Gagnon keeping moving, preventing Sideman from controlling successfully.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
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 Luc Gagnon will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Sideman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gagnon.
Gagnon on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Sideman walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Sideman tries to clinch but Gagnon is having none of it.
Sideman misses with a wild body shot.
Sideman doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Donk. Gagnon catches Sideman right on the button with a cross.
Gagnon 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.
Gagnon 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.
Sideman is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Gagnon rather than just go for the knockout.
Gagnon tries to close the distance and clinch but Sideman swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
A swing and a miss from Gagnon.
Gagnon looks to score with a jab to the body but Sideman is just out of range.
Gagnon drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Nice defenses there by Sideman.
Gagnon scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Sideman doesn't seem bothered though.
Jab from Gagnon.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Sideman closes the distance and pushes Gagnon back into the cage.
Gagnon scores with a shoulder strike.
Sideman prevents a body shot from Gagnon.
A frustrated look appears on Sideman's face as he tries to break the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gagnon lands a hook that snaps the head of Sideman backwards.
Sideman scores with a shot to the side of Gagnon's head.
A nice left hand lands by Gagnon.
A nice left hand lands by Sideman.
Gagnon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Sideman lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Gagnon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Sideman has a couple of punches blocked by Gagnon.
Sideman blocking some punches.
Sideman tries to work over Gagnon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Sideman breaks the clinch.
Sideman misses with a straight right.
A jab from Sideman misses.
Gagnon uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sideman.
Sideman throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gagnon misses with a looping right.
A decent looking cross lands there for Sideman.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sideman connects with a body shot.
Gagnon throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Sideman sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donk. Gagnon catches Sideman right on the button with a cross.
Gagnon misses with a looping left.
Sideman let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Gagnon slips a jab from Sideman.
Gagnon ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Sideman closes the distance but Gagnon moves to the side
and Gagnon counters with a nice uppercut.
Sideman just misses with a punch to the body.
Sideman thows a left - swing and a miss!
Gagnon was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Sideman throws a body punch but Gagnon moves out of range.
Gagnon connects with a body shot.
Sideman tries to clinch up.
Luc Gagnon is winning the standup battle so far.
Sideman throws a poor cross that misses
and Gagnon counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Gagnon lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Gagnon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sideman throws out the jab.
Gagnon looks to score with a jab to the body but Sideman is just out of range.
Sideman wants to counter the offense by Gagnon and move into the clinch position.
Gagnon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sideman moves away.
Sideman moves out of range as Gagnon strikes.
Sideman throws a shot from downtown. Gagnon moves away and avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sideman tries to clinch up but Gagnon circles away and keeps his distance.
Sideman misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gagnon.
Gagnon just misses with a punch to the body.
Gagnon sizes up Sideman with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Gagnon lands a jab to the head.
Sideman on the wrong end of a nice jab.
A jab from Sideman misses.
Sideman gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gagnon. Sideman does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sideman misses with an uppercut.
Sideman tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gagnon was well out of range. Poor timing from Sideman.
Sideman moves forwards but Gagnon connects with a nice, crisp jab.
The fight stays on the outside here - Gagnon looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
A jab from Gagnon misses.
Some wild striking there from Gagnon.
Gagnon uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sideman.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sideman takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sideman cracks a nice hook into Gagnon's ribs.
Sideman slips under a jab.
Gagnon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sideman ducks under a wild hook from Gagnon.
Sideman throws a looping overhand right but Gagnon ducks down to avoid it.
Sideman misses with a body shot.
Sideman throws a shot to the body.
Gagnon throws an overhand right that lands on Sideman's shoulder, as Sideman tries to avoid the shot.
Gagnon will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Sideman throws a jab when Gagnon was well out of range.
Sideman throws a big shot that misses.
Gagnon was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Gagnon dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sideman tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Gagnon manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Gagnon lands a lovely overhand right.
Gagnon shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Nice shot lands for Gagnon.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Luc Gagnon dominated that second round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Sideman scores with a jab to the body.
Nice defenses there by Sideman.
Sideman steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gagnon.
Gagnon's corner calls for a 1-2. Gagnon obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Decent striking displayed by Gagnon there.
Sideman tries to clinch but Gagnon is having none of it.
Gagnon closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Gagnon takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Gagnon walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Gagnon slips a jab from Sideman.
Gagnon misses with a body shot.
Gagnon lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Sideman at a distance.
Sideman is looking to clinch.
Sideman fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gagnon manages to avoid it.
Gagnon was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

Sideman rushes Gagnon and presses him up against the cage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gagnon softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gagnon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gagnon lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sideman swings wildly with an uppercut but Gagnon uses good head movement to avoid it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gagnon.
A short body shot lands from Gagnon as the two fighters clinch.
Gagnon lands with a short shot to the head.
Gagnon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gagnon misses with some punches.
Gagnon lands a hook to the side of the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gagnon creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gagnon misses with a punch on the inside.
Gagnon working aggressively here.
Gagnon lands a body shot in the clinch.
Sideman takes a shot to the head.
Gagnon throws a punch but it's blocked by Sideman.
Sideman working aggressively here.
Gagnon lands with a left to the head.
Sideman blocking some punches.
Gagnon has a couple of punches blocked by Sideman.
A left hand lands to the body for Gagnon.
Sideman takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gagnon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Sideman misses with the head strike.
Gagnon softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gagnon.
Sideman blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gagnon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gagnon has a couple of punches blocked by Sideman.
Gagnon throws a punch but it's blocked by Sideman.
Gagnon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gagnon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Sidemans head.
Sideman scores with a shot to the side of Gagnon's head.
Gagnon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sideman tries to work over Gagnon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Sideman has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.

Sideman breaks the clinch.
Gagnon throws a body shot but no joy.

Gagnon rushes Sideman and presses him up against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Gagnon fails to land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sideman is trying to maintain a safe position but Gagnon gets an underhook and turns Sideman into the cage.
Sideman lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Gagnon.
A short right from Gagnon.
Sideman's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Sideman working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

Sideman's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Gagnon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sideman manages to avoid it.
Gagnon scores with a jab to the body.
Gagnon moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Gagnon throws a jab when Sideman was well out of range.
Sideman misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gagnon.
Sideman with a hook.
Sideman lands a jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sideman punishes Gagnon's body with a nice straight punch.
Sideman just misses with a punch to the body.
Sideman loads up on a big right hand but Gagnon slips the punch.
Luc Gagnon is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Gagnon throws a body shot but no joy.
A nice side step and Sideman releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Gagnon is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Sideman can do to turn this around?
Sideman looks to land a combination but Gagnon avoids it well.
A big right from Gagnon misses.
Sideman takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Nice defenses there by Gagnon.
Sideman with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Gagnon to score with a decent uppercut.
Sideman throws a hook but Gagnon blocks it.
Gagnon throws a hook to the side of Sideman's head but Sideman sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Sideman takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Sideman, as that shot connected.
Sideman has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Gagnon takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sideman misses with a wild body shot.
Sideman doesn't manage to clinch there - Gagnon circles away.
It looked like Gagnon wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Sideman throws a hook to the side of Gagnon's head but Gagnon sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Denny Sideman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Gagnon uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Sideman looks to land a right hand but Gagnon moved out of range.
It looked like Gagnon wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

And that's the end of the fight!
Luc Gagnon showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Gagnon 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 Vladimir Khabensky scores the fight 30:27
Judge Viktor Lagutenko scores the fight 30:27
Judge Valeri Chadov scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Luc Gagnon!

An out of breath Luc Gagnon thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: IFCFN1: Thomas vs Mayer     
Date:   Nov 09, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Arany Dali (ranked 226 p4p, 30 weight class) and Terje Warholm (ranked 247 p4p, 35 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

196 cm
24
214 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
180 cm
23
220 lbs
13 - 6 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

Freebok (85% Laundry)

Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Arany Dali!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 13 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Terje Warholm!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Warholm throws a sloppy head kick and Dali moves out of range easily.
A little feinted left hand from Dali on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Warholm dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Dali. That did some damage!
Warholm lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Dali backs up against the cage.
Warholm slips under a jab from Dali.
Warholm cracks the inside of Dali's front leg.
Terje Warholm seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A chopping leg kick lands by Warholm.
Good leg kick by Warholm there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Warholm changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Warholm is looking to chop away at Dali's legs.
Nice defenses there by Warholm.
Dali has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
A good leg kick by Warholm.

Warholm has taken the fight to the clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Warholm fails to pull guard.
Warholm jumps guard but Dali turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Warholm fails to pull guard.
Arany Dali has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Terje Warholm.

Dali escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Dali has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Warholm.
Warholm swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Dali counters with a straight right hand.

It looks like Terje Warholm has been cut.
Warholm connects with a leg kick. Dali looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Warholm buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Dali jabs at Warholm's body.
Dali blocks a head kick by Warholm.
Warholm displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Dali throws out the jab.
Dali throws a leg kick but Warholm sees it coming and moves out of range.
Warholm wants to counter the offense by Dali and move into the clinch position.
Dali checks a low kick from Warholm.
A big right from Dali misses.
A low kick from Dali is predictable there

and Warholm counters by clinching up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dali tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Warholm's elbow.
Warholm tries to break the clinch but Dali is controlling the position.

Warholm breaks the clinch.
Warholm swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Dali is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Warholm throws a lazy head kick
and Dali connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
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!
Dali swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Warholm lands a slapping body shot.
Warholm is looking to clinch.
Dali appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Warholm slips under a jab.
Dali throws a front kick aimed at Warholm's knee but Warholm avoids it well.
Warholm swings widly with a right hand
and Dali counters with a nice uppercut.
Warholm works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Warholm pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Warholm scores with a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Dali misses.
Warholm throws a leg kick
enabling Dali to counter with a crisp jab.
An inside leg kick lands from Warholm.
Warholm shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
It looked like Dali was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Warholm.
Warholm feints and then cracks Dali's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Dali down.
Dali throws a jab when Warholm was well out of range.
A nice side step and Warholm releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Warholm throws a jab but it's blocked by Dali.
Warholm connects with a leg kick. Dali looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

Warholm drives through and clinches with Dali against the cage.

Warholm pulls guard successfully.
Dali's corner is telling him to maintain position.

Warholm looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.

Warholm working for submissions but it's allowed Dali to get to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Warholm trying to get back to full guard but Dali takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
Warholm is desperately trying to improve his position but Dali has a good base and remains in mount.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Dali controlling from the full mount.
Warholm working to try and regain half guard.
Dali will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Dali looking to control and managing it successfully.
Warholm is looking to improve his position but Dali isn't that keen on the idea.
Warholm is still trying to improve position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Terje Warholm dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Terje Warholm's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Dali ducks under a wild hook from Warholm.
Warholm has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A telegraphed right hand from Warholm misses the target.
Dali swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Warholm lands a nice hook to Dali's body. Dali takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Warholm misses with a low kick.
Dali is looking for a counter combo.
Warholm misses with a wild combination.
Dali appears to be looking for a big counter.
Dali misses with a hook.
The fight stays on the outside here - Warholm looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
It looked like Dali wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A punch combination from Dali misses.
Warholm throws a leg kick
and Dali cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Warholm stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Dali misses with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dali tries to move into range but Warholm moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Warholm punishes Dali's body with a nice straight punch.
Warholm wants to land a leg kick but Dali is out of range.
Warholm misses with a right hand
and Dali counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Dali throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Warholm misses with a body shot.
Dali connects with a good right hand that stumbles Warholm. Warholm circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Dali avoids a kick to the body.
A little feinted left hand from Dali on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A head kick by Warholm misses
and Dali counters with a nice uppercut.
Warholm throws a leg kick but Dali moved away.
Dali looks to throw the jab but Warholm is out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Warholm closes the distance looking to clinch
and Dali counters with a good, hard body kick but Warholm shrugs it off.
Warholm tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Dali counters with a stiff right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Warholm throws a low kick but Dali avoids it.
Warholm fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Good work by Dali as he checks the leg kick.
Warholm keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Dali avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A shot to the body from Warholm misses
and Dali counters with a slapping leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Warholm finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Dali misses with a lunging right hand
and Warholm counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Dali thinking.
Warholm tries to clinch
and Dali counters with a nice uppercut.
Dali takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Warholm tries to clinch but Dali moves out of range.
It looked like Dali wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Warholm misses with a leg kick
and Dali counters with a low kick, right behind Warholm 's knee.
Warholm tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Dali was well out of range. Poor timing from Warholm.
Dali is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Warholm throws a leg kick which misses Dali's front leg but catches the back leg as Dali tries to avoid it.
Warholm misses with a hook
and Dali counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Dali throws a low kick, looking for Warholm's leg but Warholm calmly moves out of range.

Warholm closes the distance and pushes Dali back into the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dali throws a head punch that misses.
Dali keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Warholm's efforts to push away.
Warholm jumps guard but Dali turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.

Dali pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Dali keeps the fight on the outside.
Dali throws the kick towards the body but Warholm avoids it.
Warholm tries to score with a low kick but Dali moves his leg out of the way.
Dali tried to counter with a leg kick but Warholm avoided it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Dali tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Warholm was well out of range. Poor timing from Dali.
Dali checks the leg kick nicely there.
Dali takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Warholm misses with a leg kick
and Dali cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Terje Warholm seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Warholm misses with a head kick.
Warholm fails with an attempt to clinch.
Dali tried to counter with a leg kick but Warholm avoided it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Arany Dali will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Terje Warholm's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.



Warholm moves into the clinch successfully.
Warholm tries to pull guard but Dali holds him up against the cage and eventually Warholm drops back down to his feet.
Dali goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Warholm tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Dali just stands there and leans against the cage.
A nice left hand lands by Dali.
A short right from Dali.
Warholm is trying to maintain a safe position but Dali gets an underhook and turns Warholm into the cage.
Warholm is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Dali to keep the fight standing.
Arany Dali has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Terje Warholm.
Warholm fails to pull guard.

Warholm's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Warholm comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Warholm bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Dali's head backwards.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Warholm misses with a leg kick

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

Warholm is rocked!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Warholm tries to clinch there but Dali circles away.
Warholm is still on wobbly legs! Can Dali finish him?
Warholm throws a leg kick
and Dali counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Warholm takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Dali throws a nasty head kick that just misses. He throws another kick to the head of his opponent and almost takes it off! Warholm crumples to the floor and the fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:58 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Arany Dali!
Arany Dali is the new light heavyweight champion!
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