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Event: FARTMMA 49     
Date:   Jul 13, 2019

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Denis Mamaev (ranked 1850 p4p, 234 weight class) and Lenny Kowalski (ranked 3558 p4p, 364 weight class). Mamaev kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is 30 Seconds To Mars - Hurricane. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

200 cm
21
210 lbs
6 - 3 - 0
190 cm
19
210 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
Decent wrestler
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Powerful takedowns
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Denis Mamaev!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Lenny Kowalski!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Radbod Blank and Albert Achterberg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A swing and a miss from Kowalski.
Mamaev blocks a leg kick.
Donk. Mamaev catches Kowalski right on the button with a cross.
Denis Mamaev seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kowalski goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kowalski misses with a body kick.
Kowalski misses with a straight left.
Kowalski misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Mamaev counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Mamaev throws a right hand that misses

and Kowalski counters with a nice double leg into side control. Mamaev won't be happy with that.
Mamaev definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Kowalski in side control, just content to control the action for now.

Kowalski working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mamaev is not content to let Kowalski control the position.
Kowalski might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Mamaev haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Mamaev is looking for a sweep.
Kowalski controls the position.
Kowalski is looking to take a break and control but Mamaev is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's two 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.
Mamaev is trying to control Kowalski's posture but Kowalski avoids it.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

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

Kowalski wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Mamaev, who protects the arm well.
Mamaev is trying to control Kowalski's posture but Kowalski avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kowalski advances to mount.
Kowalski sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Mamaev is squirming around, avoiding Kowalski's attempts to control the action.

Kowalski is working for a guillotine from mount but Mamaev frees his head quite easily.
Kowalski controlling from the full mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Mamaev is desperately trying to get back to half guard.

The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Kowalski is working for a guillotine from mount but Mamaev frees his head quite easily.

Kowalski is working for a guillotine from mount but Mamaev frees his head quite easily.
Mamaev is desperately trying to improve his position but Kowalski has a good base and remains in mount.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Mamaev manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Kowalski is controlling the pace.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A looping hook to the body misses from Mamaev. Kowalski does a little dance to reset his feet.
A little jabbing left from Kowalski on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Mamaev lands a jab to Kowalski's midsection.
Kowalski slips a jab from Mamaev.
Mamaev throws a leg kick
and Kowalski counters with a head kick. That will keep Mamaev thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
Mamaev tries to score with a low kick but Kowalski moves his leg out of the way.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kowalski! But no joy.
Mamaev takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Mamaev throws a body punch but Kowalski moves out of range.
Kowalski misses with a takedown attempt - Mamaev sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Mamaev throwing a counter right hand but Kowalski manages to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice leg kick lands there from Mamaev.
Kowalski takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mamaev lands with a hook. Kowalski tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Mamaev moves out of range of the body kick from Kowalski.
Mamaev moves away from the strike by Kowalski.
It appears Mamaev was looking to counter with a kick there.
Mamaev uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kowalski.
Mamaev misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kowalski moves forwards but Mamaev connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Mamaev lands with a nice body punch.
Kowalski steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mamaev.
A head kick misses from Kowalski.
Mamaev lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kowalski chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Mamaev can pounce on him.
Mamaev pivots, looking for a leg kick but Kowalski is out of range and Mamaev settles back down.
Denis Mamaev is winning the standup battle so far.
Mamaev fails to land with a series of punches.
Mamaev throws a nice looking combination but Kowalski bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kowalski moves forwards but Mamaev connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Mamaev 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 Kowalski has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kowalski and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Mamaev misses with a wild body shot.
Kowalski takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Mamaev scores with a shot to the body.
Mamaev misses with a jab to the body
and Kowalski cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kowalski is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kowalski. Mamaev does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mamaev swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kowalski feints a counter leg kick.
The fighters circling - Mamaev throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Kowalski!
Mamaev rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Kowalski counters with a nice double leg into side control. Mamaev won't be happy with that.
Mamaev tries to buck Kowalski off but Kowalski is having none of it.
Mamaev is working hard here to advance position.

Kowalski is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Mamaev is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mamaev tries to buck Kowalski off but Kowalski is having none of it.

Kowalski tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Kowalski has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kowalski tries to advance to mount but Mamaev denies him.
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Kowalski tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Kowalski has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Denis Mamaev 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. This is the final round!


Kowalski takes a jab right on the kisser.
Mamaev throws a body shot but no joy.
Kowalski changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Nice defenses there by Kowalski.
Mamaev scores with a head kick. Kowalski tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Mamaev throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Mamaev throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mamaev. Kowalski does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kowalski drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Mamaev defends it well.
Kowalski moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Mamaev throws out a loose jab but Kowalski uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kowalski is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mamaev paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Mamaev scores with a jab to the head.
Kowalski shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Mamaev appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Mamaev ducks under a wild hook from Kowalski.
Mamaev throwing a counter right hand but Kowalski manages to avoid it.
Kowalski closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Mamaev takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

Kowalski is rocked!
Mamaev scores with a shot to the body.
Kowalski is still on wobbly legs! Can Mamaev finish him?
Mamaev jabs Kowalski to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kowalski seems to have recovered his senses.
Kowalski throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Mamaev counters with a nice low kick that buckles Kowalski's knee momentarily.
Kowalski takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Mamaev keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Mamaev throws a quick head kick that knocks Kowalski silly! This fight is all over! What a finish! Mamaev is up on the cage, taking in the applause from the crowd.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:55 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Denis Mamaev!
During a confident post fight interview, Denis Mamaev thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: Syn 639 Boagrius vs Delsarte     
Date:   Jul 13, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Dohn Jodson (ranked 78 p4p, 13 weight class) and Archie Griffiths (ranked 45 p4p, 6 weight class). Archie Griffiths has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

160 cm
27
149 lbs
19 - 3 - 0
175 cm
35
147 lbs
24 - 7 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Hell's Balls Recovery
Trap-Alot-Clothing

Arcticus University: London
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 3 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 24 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Archie Griffiths!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Sam Margolis and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Griffiths misses with a head kick.
Griffiths checks a low kick from Jodson.

Jodson takes the fight into the clinch.
Griffiths lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Griffiths content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Griffiths leaning his opponent against the cage.
Griffiths misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Griffiths stalling the fight.
Jodson lands a nice uppercut.
Griffiths doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jodson blocks an uppercut.
Griffiths can't find room to land a body shot as Jodson controls the action.
Griffiths stalling in the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Griffiths misses with the head strike.
Griffiths taking a breather.
Griffiths misses with some punches.
Jodson lands with a short shot to the head.
A shot in the inside from Griffiths.
Griffiths misses with a body punch.
Griffiths's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Griffiths lands a right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jodson struggles to land a body shot inside as Griffiths controls his hands.

Jodson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Jodson doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
A jab from Jodson misses.
Dohn Jodson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Griffiths misses with a hook.
A telegraphed right hand from Griffiths misses the target.

Jodson clinches with his opponent.
Jodson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Griffiths takes a shot to the head.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Griffiths takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Griffiths misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Jodson tries to work over Griffiths's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Griffiths fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Jodson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Jodson looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Jodson fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Griffiths checks it well.
Griffiths throws a leg kick
letting Jodson counter with a right hand.
Jodson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Griffiths.
Jodson wants to clinch.
Jodson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jodson gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jodson takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Griffiths lands a leg kick that knocks Jodson off balance momentarily.
Griffiths throws a hook to the side of Jodson's head but Jodson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Griffiths fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Jodson checks it well.
A cross from Jodson lands.
Griffiths pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Jodson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Jodson misses the shot to the body.
Griffiths thinks about the counter body kick.
Griffiths throws a wild body kick that Jodson sees coming a mile off.
Griffiths lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jodson's sensitive parts.
Griffiths scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Griffiths misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jodson.
It looked like Jodson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jodson tries to land a leg kick but Griffiths saw it coming and moves away.
Griffiths has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jodson.
Jodson on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Griffiths tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Jodson is able to avoid easily.
Jodson drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Griffiths feints and then cracks Jodson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jodson down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths ducks under a wild hook from Jodson.
Griffiths doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Griffiths ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Griffiths appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Griffiths takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Griffiths throws a head kick that half lands.
Jodson sizes up Griffiths with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Jodson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Griffiths.
Griffiths jabbing away but nothing is landing.
It looked like Jodson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jodson misses with a body shot.
Griffiths ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jodson moves away.
Jodson throwing a counter right hand but Griffiths manages to avoid it.
Griffiths connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Jodson's hands.
Griffiths takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Jodson misses with a hook.
Griffiths drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Griffiths throws a low kick but it's checked well by Jodson.
Jodson scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jodson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Griffiths paws at him with a jab and circles away.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jodson.
Griffiths misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Jodson throws a predictable looking body shot
and Griffiths counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Griffiths tries to land a leg kick but Jodson saw it coming and moves away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths digs a good body shot into Jodson's ribs.
Griffiths throws a leg kick but Jodson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Griffiths has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Jodson misses with a jab, cross combination.
Jodson is looking to chop away at Griffiths's legs.
Griffiths slips a jab from Jodson.
Jodson avoids a kick to the body.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Jodson looks to score with a jab to the body but Griffiths is just out of range.
Griffiths misses with a low kick as Jodson jumps back.
Jodson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Griffiths was well out of range. Poor timing from Jodson.
Griffiths misses with a low kick.
Jodson staying out of range there.
Griffiths throws a front kick aimed at Jodson's knee but Jodson avoids it well.
Jodson throws a lazy right hand but Griffiths sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jodson misses with a low kick.
Griffiths is trying to counter with his kicks.
Jodson throws out a loose jab but Griffiths uses good head movement to avoid it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Griffiths misses with a wild body shot.
Jodson lands a nice hook to Griffiths's body. Griffiths takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Jodson checks the leg kick.
Jodson checks a leg kick nicely.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Griffiths.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Archie Griffiths will probably get the nod.
That's time! Jodson's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Griffiths tries a head kick but it misses.
Griffiths tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jodson was well out of range. Poor timing from Griffiths.
Jodson just misses with a punch to the body.
Jodson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Griffiths was well out of range. Poor timing from Jodson.
Griffiths is looking to land body kicks.
Jodson misses with an uppercut.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jodson.
Jodson fails in his attempt to clinch.
Griffiths looks to throw the jab but Jodson is out of range.
Griffiths misses with a body kick.
Jodson appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jodson checks a leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Griffiths. Jodson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jodson looks to score with a jab to the body but Griffiths is just out of range.
Griffiths misses with an attempted mid kick.
Jodson fires out a quick counter leg kick but Griffiths just manages to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jodson steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Griffiths. That one must have hurt.
Archie Griffiths seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Jodson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jodson dips to his left and cracks Griffiths with an uppercut!
Jodson connects with a leg kick. Griffiths looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Some bone on bone action there as Jodson checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jodson misses with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jodson connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
A nice leg kick lands there from Jodson.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Griffiths buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jodson moves out of range as Griffiths strikes.
Some bone on bone action there as Griffiths checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Griffiths chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jodson can pounce on him.
Griffiths avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Griffiths slips under a jab.
Griffiths has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jodson.
Jodson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Griffiths.
Griffiths scoring well with a low kick there.
Griffiths tried to score with a low kick but Jodson checks it.
Jodson half committed to a counter leg kick.
Jodson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Jodson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Jodson scores with a nice right hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Griffiths just misses with a punch to the body.
Griffiths moves out of range of the strikes.
A nice inside leg kick there by Griffiths. That's going to slow Jodson down.
Griffiths ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Jodson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A nice inside leg kick there by Griffiths. That's going to slow Jodson down.
Griffiths uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jodson.
Jodson misses with the combination.
Jodson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Griffiths moves away from the strike by Jodson.
Griffiths throws a big counter head kick but Jodson avoids it with no problem.
Griffiths moves out of range of the strikes.
Griffiths tries a head kick but it misses.
Dohn Jodson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Griffiths looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Jodson throws a quick inside leg kick.
Griffiths displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jodson throws out the jab.
Jodson connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Griffiths's hands.
Griffiths lands with a kick to the ribs.
Griffiths takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Griffiths throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Jodson moves out of range as Griffiths strikes.
Jodson cracks Griffiths with a good jab.
Jodson is looking to clinch but Griffiths is avoiding it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jodson connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Jodson misses with a low kick as Griffiths jumps back.
A big left from Jodson misses.
Griffiths tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jodson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Jodson misses with an uppercut. Griffiths saw that one coming.
Jodson misses with a straight left.
Griffiths throws a counter combo.
Griffiths's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Griffiths avoids the body shot from Jodson.
Griffiths pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A slapping leg kick lands for Jodson.
Griffiths takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Jodson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Griffiths scores with a jab to the body.
An inside leg kick lands from Griffiths.
Jodson lands with a slapping head kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jodson lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Griffiths scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Jodson tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jodson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Griffiths.
Jodson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Griffiths lands a jab to the nose.
Griffiths takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Griffiths throws a lazy right hand but Jodson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jodson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Jodson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Griffiths. That did some damage!
Jodson motions for Griffiths to come forward. Jodson throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Griffiths tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Jodson is looking to counter punch.
Griffiths tries a head kick but it misses.
Jodson throws a hook to the side of Griffiths's head but Griffiths sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Griffiths displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jodson throws out the jab.
Griffiths throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Jodson scores with a head kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Griffiths misses with a hook. Jodson ducked under it nicely.
Griffiths throws a chopping leg kick but Jodson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Griffiths.
Sloppy strikes from Griffiths. Those never looked like landing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dohn Jodson dominated that second round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Jodson ducks under a wild hook from Griffiths.
Jodson misses with a hook.
A jab from Jodson misses.
Jodson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Griffiths takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Griffiths misses with a head kick.
Griffiths scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Jodson misses with a body shot.
Jodson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Jodson on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Jodson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Griffiths.
Griffiths staying out of range there.
Griffiths throws a shot from downtown. Jodson moves away and avoids it.
Jodson checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jodson misses with a looping left.
Jodson lands with an uppercut that bounces Griffiths off the cage and back into range.
Griffiths scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Griffiths jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Griffiths with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Jodson to score with a decent uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jodson misses with a wild body shot.
Jodson moves out of range as Griffiths throws a body kick.
Jodson lands a body shot.
Griffiths throws a leg kick but Jodson checks it.
Jodson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Griffiths. Griffiths circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Jodson tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Griffiths manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Griffiths ducks under a wild hook from Jodson.
Griffiths misses with a head kick.
Griffiths throws a leg kick but Jodson sees it coming and moves out of range.
Griffiths tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Jodson is able to avoid easily.
Griffiths lands a nice shot to the body.
Griffiths misses with a low kick.
Jodson throws a leg kick that misses.
Griffiths throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
A nice leg kick lands there from Griffiths.
A telegraphed right hand from Griffiths misses the target.
Griffiths keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Griffiths checks a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Jodson is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Griffiths throws a low kick but Jodson moves out of range easily.
Jodson throws a leg kick but Griffiths sees it coming and moves out of range.
Jodson misses with a looping left.
Griffiths throws a body shot but no joy.
Jodson uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Jodson swings for the body but Griffiths moves out of range.
A nice leg kick lands there from Jodson.
Griffiths throws a head kick that Jodson semi-blocks.
Griffiths bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Griffiths misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jodson.
Griffiths throws a half hearted mid kick.
A leg kick checked by Griffiths.
It seemed like Griffiths was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Griffiths takes a shot right to the bread basket.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jodson.
Jodson lands with a good body shot.
Griffiths blocks a head kick by Jodson.
Jodson will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Jodson walks into a stiff left hand from Griffiths.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jodson swings away with a body shot that misses
and Griffiths counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jodson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jodson throws a predictable looking body shot
and Griffiths counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Griffiths throws a nice inside leg kick.
Griffiths looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Jodson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A telegraphed right hand from Jodson misses the target.
Griffiths wants to land a leg kick but Jodson is out of range.
Griffiths throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jodson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Griffiths sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jodson doesn't manage to clinch there - Griffiths circles away.
Jodson blocks a head kick by Griffiths.
Griffiths bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Griffiths tried to score with a low kick but Jodson checks it.
It looked like Jodson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jodson misses with a straight left.
Jodson scores with a punch to the head.
Griffiths throws a leg kick but Jodson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Jodson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Griffiths.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths jabs Jodson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Jodson throws a leg kick which misses Griffiths's front leg but catches the back leg as Griffiths tries to avoid it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Griffiths tries to work over Jodson's front leg with a kick but Jodson checks it.
Jodson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Griffiths manages to avoid it.
A big right from Jodson misses.
A big right from Jodson misses.
Good work by Griffiths as he checks the leg kick.
Griffiths misses with a kick to the body.
Jodson throws an overhand right that lands on Griffiths's shoulder, as Griffiths tries to avoid the shot.
A slow jab from Jodson misses its intended target.
Nice uppercut lands for Griffiths. That snapped Jodson's head back.
An inside leg kick from Jodson misses.
Griffiths connects with a right hand. Jodson shakes it off.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jodson avoids the body shot from Griffiths.
Jodson tries to clinch up but Griffiths circles away and keeps his distance.
A big right from Jodson misses.
Griffiths on the wrong end of a nice jab.

Jodson has taken the fight to the clinch.

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 Dohn Jodson.
Well Jodson 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 William Gold scores the fight 28:29
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 30:27
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 30:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Dohn Jodson!
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Event: EMP Escobar Vs Grande     
Date:   Jul 12, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Diego Escobar (ranked 8 p4p, 2 weight class) and Jesus Chico Grande (ranked 14 p4p, 3 weight class). Grande is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Dead By Dawn by Deicide . These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

182 cm
28
160 lbs
26 - 4 - 0
165 cm
36
145 lbs
28 - 7 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Diego Escobar!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Jesus Chico Grande!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Andrew Berry and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Grande is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Grande lands a slapping body shot.
Grande throws an overhand right that lands on Escobar's shoulder, as Escobar tries to avoid the shot.
Grande connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Escobar 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.
Escobar on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Grande. Grande obviously looking to wear him down.
Escobar swings for the body but Grande moves out of range.
Escobar walks into a straight right hand from Grande.
Grande looks to score with a jab to the body but Escobar is just out of range.
Grande misses with a head kick.
Grande lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Escobar at a distance.
Grande is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Escobar.
It looked like Escobar wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Escobar fails in his attempt to clinch.
Escobar lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Escobar catches Grande with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

It looks like Jesus Chico Grande 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!
Grande throws a nice inside leg kick.
Escobar checks a low kick from Grande.
A quick step to the side and Escobar tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Escobar throws a jab but it's blocked by Grande.
Grande lands a nice looking body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Grande with a hook.
Grande is looking to slow Escobar down with leg kicks.
Escobar connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Escobar is looking to land body kicks.
We've been informed that Grande has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Escobar keeps the fight on the outside.
Grande looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Grande ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Escobar moves away.
Escobar misses with a straight right.
Jesus Chico Grande seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Grande lands a jab to the nose.
Grande throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Grande swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Escobar counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Escobar misses with a low kick as Grande jumps back.

Escobar closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Escobar lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Grande.
Escobar misses with a punch on the inside.
Grande scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Escobar makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar scores with a nice hook to the head.
Grande misses with some punches.
Grande scores with a nice hook to the head.
Escobar working aggressively here.
Grande tries to work over Escobar's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Escobar fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Escobar lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Escobar scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Grande is rocked!
Grande tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Grande misses with a hook from the clinch.
Escobar misses with the head strike.
Grande tries to throw a body punch but Escobar avoids it by throwing Grande back against the cage.
Grande doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Escobar misses with a short punch on the inside.
Grande prevents a body shot from Escobar.
Escobar is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Grande tries to throw a body punch but Escobar avoids it by throwing Grande back against the cage.
Grande tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Escobar definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Grande tries to throw a body punch but Escobar avoids it by throwing Grande back against the cage.
Nice body punch from Escobar.
Grande misses with a body punch.
A left hand lands to the body for Grande.
A short body shot lands from Escobar as the two fighters clinch.
A body shot lands from Escobar.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Grande stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Escobar tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Grande tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Escobar's elbow.
Escobar blocks a body shot from Grande.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Escobar.
Escobar blocking some punches.
A short uppercut from Escobar.
Grande blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Grande tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Escobar tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A body shot lands from Grande.
Escobar swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Grande tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Escobar's elbow.
Grande lands a right hand.
Escobar misses with a hook from the clinch.
Grande lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Escobar backwards.
Escobar lands with a right to the head.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Escobar.
Escobar working aggressively here.
Escobar tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Grande's elbow.
Grande lands with a short punch from the clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Escobar tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Escobar fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Escobar tries to work over Grande's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Escobar misses with some punches.
Escobar misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A nice right hand lands inside from Grande.
Escobar lands an uppercut.
Grande blocking some punches.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Escobar.
Escobar doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Grande.
Grande blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Grande misses with a punch to the body.
Escobar misses with a body punch.
Grande lands a nice shot to the body.
Grande tries a body shot but Escobar blocks it.
Grande swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Grande blocks a punch to the side of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Escobar working aggressively here.
A nice left hand lands by Grande.
Grande can't find room to land a body shot as Escobar controls the action.
Escobar misses with a short punch on the inside.
Escobar prevents a body shot from Grande.
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 Diego Escobar will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Jesus Chico Grande's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Grande cracks a nice hook into Escobar's ribs.
Grande tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Escobar paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Jesus Chico Grande seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Grande lands with a nice body punch.
Escobar uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Grande.
Grande scores with a hook.
Grande with a hook.
Grande throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Grande just misses with a punch to the body.
A little feinted left hand from Escobar on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Grande tries to close the distance and clinch up but Escobar swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Escobar on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Grande. Grande obviously looking to wear him down.
Escobar misses the jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Escobar swinging wildly here.
Escobar throws a leg kick but Grande sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Escobar has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
A big left from Grande misses.
Escobar on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
No joy there for Escobar, who threw a few shots but didn't land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar misses with an uppercut.
Grande swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Grande misses the shot to the body.
Grande throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

Grande rushes Escobar and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Grande fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Grande lands a body punch.
Grande misses with a punch to the body.
Diego Escobar has scored more points in the clinch so far.
A short body shot lands from Escobar as the two fighters clinch.
Grande blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Grande tries a body shot but Escobar blocks it.
Grande tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Escobar's elbow.
Escobar misses with some punches.
Escobar lands a body shot.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Grande.
Escobar swings wildly with an uppercut but Grande uses good head movement to avoid it.
Escobar blocks a body shot from Grande.
Escobar has a couple of punches blocked by Grande.
Grande lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Escobar working aggressively here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Grande fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Escobar.
Escobar blocks an uppercut.
Grande lands a nice uppercut.
Grande blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Grande misses with a hook to the ribs.
Grande tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Escobar's elbow.
Escobar tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Grande misses with a body punch.
Grande blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Grande misses with a hook to the ribs.
Grande tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Escobar's elbow.
Grande lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A right handed body shot lands from Escobar.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Grande.
A shot in the inside from Escobar.
Grande has a couple of punches blocked by Escobar.
A head punch on the inside from Grande fails to land.
Escobar lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Escobar lands a body shot in the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Escobar.
Grande misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobar swings wildly with an uppercut but Grande uses good head movement to avoid it.
Grande lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Grande blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Escobar.
Grande tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Escobar.
Escobar misses with a punch on the inside.
Grande swings wildly with an uppercut but Escobar uses good head movement to avoid it.
Escobar has a couple of punches blocked by Grande.
Escobar lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Grande misses with the head strike.
Grande blocks a body shot from Escobar.
Grande lands a right hand.
Grande tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Grande.
Grande lands a nice shot to the body.
Grande misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Escobar swings wildly with an uppercut but Grande uses good head movement to avoid it.
Grande blocks a body shot from Escobar.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Escobar misses with the head strike.
Escobar goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Grande swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Grande throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Escobars head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Grande working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A nice right hand lands inside from Grande.
A head punch on the inside from Grande fails to land.
Grande tries a body shot but Escobar blocks it.
Escobar lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Escobar working aggressively here.
Escobar tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Escobar misses with a punch on the inside.
Grande cracks Escobar with a nice body shot.
A head punch on the inside from Grande fails to land.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Escobar.
Grande lands a body shot in the clinch.
Escobar swings wildly with an uppercut but Grande uses good head movement to avoid it.
Escobar misses with a hook to the ribs.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Escobar creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Escobar swings away with an uppercut that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jesus Chico Grande showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Jesus Chico Grande'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.


Grande tries to clinch there but Escobar circles away.
Escobar swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Escobar takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Escobar moves in looking to clinch but Grande pushes him off.
Grande scores with a punch to the head.

Grande rushes Escobar and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Escobar lands a hook that snaps the head of Grande backwards.
Grande tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Escobar's elbow.
Grande working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Grande digs a right hand into Escobar's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Escobar's gas tank.
Escobar misses with a punch on the inside.
Grande throws a head punch that misses.
Escobar tries to work over Grande's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Grande lands a nice shot to the body.
Escobar prevents a body shot from Grande.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Escobar lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Grande goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Grande lands an uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Grande lands a body shot.
Grande lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Escobar backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A hook to the body from Grande.
Escobar prevents a body shot from Grande.
A short right from Escobar on the inside.
Grande lands a shot to the body.
Escobar misses with a punch on the inside.
A short left from Grande.
Grande goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Escobar tries to work over Grande's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Escobar working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Escobar swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Escobar prevents a body shot from Grande.
Escobar misses with a punch on the inside.
Escobar blocks a body shot from Grande.
Escobar tries to throw a body punch but Grande avoids it by throwing Escobar back against the cage.
Grande lands a body shot.
Grande tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Escobar's elbow.
Escobar misses with a punch to the body.
Escobar swings wildly with an uppercut but Grande uses good head movement to avoid it.
Grande scores with a shot to the side of Escobar's head.
Grande stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Grande.
Grande struggles to land a body shot inside as Escobar controls his hands.
Grande lands a body punch.
Escobar prevents a body shot from Grande.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Grande lands a nice uppercut.
Grande misses with a hook to the ribs.
Grande lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Grande goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Grande blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Grande tries to throw a body punch but Escobar avoids it by throwing Grande back against the cage.
Grande fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Grande digs a right hand into Escobar's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Escobar's gas tank.
A right handed body shot lands from Grande.
Grande lands a nice shot to the body.
Grande tries to throw a body punch but Escobar avoids it by throwing Grande back against the cage.
Grande throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Grande lands a nice shot to the body.
A right hand to the body from Grande.
A right hand to the body from Grande.
Grande gets through Escobar's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Grande tries a body shot but Escobar blocks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Grande pushes Escobar back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Grande fails to land.
Grande lands a left hand that snaps the head of Escobar backwards.
Grande misses with a body punch.
Grande tries to work over Escobar's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Grande misses with a punch to the body.
Escobar goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Grande works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Grande lands a nice uppercut.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Grande.
Grande tries a body shot but Escobar blocks it.
Escobar digs a right hand into Grande's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Grande's gas tank.
Grande takes a shot to the head.
Grande tries to throw a body punch but Escobar avoids it by throwing Grande back against the cage.
Grande blocks an uppercut.
Grande scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Escobar blocks a body shot from Grande.
Grande swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A body shot lands from Grande.
Grande misses with some punches.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Grande lands a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Grande lands a hook that snaps the head of Escobar backwards.
Grande tries a body shot but Escobar blocks it.
Grande blocks an uppercut.
Grande misses with a body punch.
Escobar misses with the head strike.
Grande has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Grande.
Escobar can't find room to land a body shot as Grande controls the action.
Escobar's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Escobar tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Grande's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Grande lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Escobar backwards.
Grande misses with a body punch.
Escobar misses with a punch to the body.
Grande tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Escobar's elbow.
Grande misses with the head strike.
Grande tries a body shot but Escobar blocks it.
Escobar prevents a body shot from Grande.
Grande blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short uppercut from Escobar.
Grande's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Grande lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Diego Escobar has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Grande is looking to clinch but Escobar is avoiding it.

Grande has taken the fight to the clinch.
Escobar tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Grande lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Escobar.
Grande tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Escobar's elbow.
Grande goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A right hook to the body lands for Grande.
Grande blocks a body shot from Escobar.
Escobar misses with a punch to the body.
Escobar throws a head punch that misses.
Grande lands with a short shot to the head.
Grande pushes Escobar back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head punch on the inside from Escobar fails to land.
Escobar blocks a body shot from Grande.
Escobar blocking some punches.
Grande tries to throw a body punch but Escobar avoids it by throwing Grande back against the cage.
Escobar swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Grande blocks a body shot from Escobar.
Grande scores with a hook to the body.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Grande lands a hook to the side of the head.
Grande lands a nice shot to the body.
Grande pushes Escobar back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Grande creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Grande working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Grande tries to throw a body punch but Escobar avoids it by throwing Grande back against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Grande.
A body shot lands from Grande.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Grande creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Grande lands a left hand.
Grande goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Grande lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

Escobar is rocked!
Grande lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Escobar or not.
Oh Escobar is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Grande lands with a left to the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A right handed body shot lands from Grande.
Grande is leaning against Escobar and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Grande lands with a short shot to the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Grande creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Grande tries to work over Escobar's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Grande lands a nice shot to the body.
Grande goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Grande tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Grande makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Grande works on Escobar's body with a couple of short punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar prevents a body shot from Grande.
Grande blocking some punches.
Escobar tries to work over Grande's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Grande lands with a light punch inside.
Grande lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Grande blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Grande digs a right hand underneath Escobar's ribcage. Escobar let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Grande scores with a shot to the side of Escobar's head.
Escobar tries to work over Grande's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A hook to the body from Grande.
Grande lands an uppercut in the clinch that drops Escobar to his knees! Grande keeps firing more shots against his stricken opponent and the referee jumps in to save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:32 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jesus Chico Grande!
Post fight, Jesus Chico Grande stared into the camera and said 'Stop saying that I look like Goofy! In Colombia, I am known as La Bestia! Stop saying that I look like the Disney character! '.
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Event: EMP Escobar Vs Grande     
Date:   Jul 12, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Abdel Mumu (ranked 60 p4p, 7 weight class) and Roberto Duranto (ranked 88 p4p, 13 weight class). The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

175 cm
27
169 lbs
19 - 6 - 0
180 cm
28
164 lbs
13 - 4 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Urban Fighter
Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)

Conviction
KOMBAT KLOTHING



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 19 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Abdel Mumu!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Roberto Duranto!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Richard Clark and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Duranto misses with a low kick.
Duranto with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Mumu moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Mumu looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Duranto lands a nice looking kick to the body. Mumu takes a step back to recover.
Duranto tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Mumu is able to avoid easily.
Duranto lands a body shot.
Duranto thuds his shin into the meat of Mumu's side.
Duranto misses with a leg kick.
Duranto misses the shot to the body.
Duranto throws a push kick but Mumu slaps the foot to one side.
Mumu was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Abdel Mumu seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Duranto misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Mumu scores with a decent looking hook.
Duranto throws out a leg kick but Mumu moves out of range and Duranto only half commits.
Duranto has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Mumu.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Duranto throws a leg kick but Mumu sees it coming and moves out of range.
Mumu was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Mumu checks a leg kick.
Duranto blocks a jab.
Mumu takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Duranto throws a low kick but Mumu avoids it.
The fighters circling - Mumu throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Duranto misses with a body kick.
Duranto checks a low kick from Mumu.
Duranto circles away from the clinch attempt
and Duranto counters with a left and a right that stings Mumu.
Duranto misses with a body kick.
Duranto blocks a jab.
Mumu pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A jab from Mumu does it's job there.
Mumu moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Good work by Duranto as he checks the leg kick.
Mumu throws the left hand but Duranto avoids the punch easily.
Duranto dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Mumu avoids a kick to the body.
Mumu jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Mumu checks a low kick from Duranto.
Duranto is looking to land body kicks.
Duranto slips under a jab.
Duranto connects with a right hand. Mumu shakes it off.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Duranto throws a nice inside leg kick.
Mumu cracks a nice hook into Duranto's ribs.
Duranto lands the left hand.
Duranto throws a low kick but Mumu avoids it.
An inside leg kick from Duranto misses.
Duranto steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mumu.
Duranto now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Duranto uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mumu.
Mumu lands a nice shot to the body.
Mumu on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Duranto. Duranto obviously looking to wear him down.
Mumu lands a nice hook to Duranto's body. Duranto takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A decent looking cross lands there for Mumu.
Mumu thuds a left hand into Duranto's body.
Mumu on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Duranto. Duranto obviously looking to wear him down.
Duranto wants to clinch.
Duranto keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Duranto looking to land some kicks to the body here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Duranto scores with a head kick. Mumu tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Mumu moves out of range of the body kick.
Duranto misses with a low kick.
Mumu was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Mumu throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Duranto tests Mumu's chin there with a solid looking shot.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Duranto crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Mumu - the referee stops the clock and Duranto gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Mumu. Duranto manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Mumu misses with a straight right.
A cross from Mumu lands.
A big right from Mumu misses.
Mumu on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Mumu thuds his shin into the meat of Duranto's side.
Duranto cracks Mumu with an open hand slap.
Duranto scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Good work by Duranto as he checks the leg kick.
Duranto's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Mumu connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Duranto scrambles back to his feet.
Duranto waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mumu.
Duranto lands a glancing blow to the side of Mumu's head.
Duranto staying out of range there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mumu misses with an uppercut.
Mumu tries to land a front kick but Duranto steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Duranto lands with a thumping leg kick.
Duranto tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Mumu is able to avoid easily.
A jab from Mumu finds it's way through Duranto's defenses.
Mumu's jab looks to have found its range, popping Duranto under the eye.
Mumu uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Duranto.
Mumu thuds his shin into the meat of Duranto's side.
Mumu blocks a head kick by Duranto.
Mumu motions for Duranto to come forward. Mumu throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Mumu throws a shot from downtown. Duranto moves away and avoids it.
Mumu lands a lovely overhand right.
Duranto avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mumu misses with a hook.
Mumu tries to work over Duranto's front leg with a kick but Duranto checks it.
Duranto throws out a loose jab but Mumu uses good head movement to avoid it.
Duranto uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mumu.
A jab from Mumu misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Roberto Duranto will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Mumu lands with a good body shot.
Duranto throws a nice outside leg kick.
Mumu finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Duranto bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Mumu tries a low kick but Duranto avoids it.
Duranto throws a wild body kick that Mumu sees coming a mile off.
Mumu misses with a body shot.
Duranto blocks a head kick by Mumu.
Duranto is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Mumu with a body shot.
Duranto misses with a low kick.
Nice straight punches there by Mumu. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Mumu.
Duranto throws a head kick that looked like it stung.

It looks like Abdel Mumu has been cut.
Duranto throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Duranto is looking to clinch.
It looked like Mumu was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Duranto.
Mumu lands a jab.
Duranto lands a nice looking kick to the body. Mumu takes a step back to recover.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Duranto turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Duranto lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Duranto tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Duranto has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Duranto there as he acknowledges the shot.
Duranto swings for the body but Mumu moves out of range.
Duranto doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Mumu throws out a loose jab but Duranto uses good head movement to avoid it.
A swing and a miss from Mumu.
Duranto throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Mumu waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Duranto.
Mumu throws a lazy right hand but Duranto sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Duranto clobbers Mumu with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
A slapping body kick lands there for Duranto.
Mumu jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Mumu has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Mumu there as he acknowledges the shot.
Duranto uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Mumu.
Mumu scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Duranto misses with a low kick.
Duranto throws a leg kick which misses Mumu's front leg but catches the back leg as Mumu tries to avoid it.
Duranto moves out of range of the strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mumu throws a low kick but it's checked well by Duranto.
Mumu dips to his left and cracks Duranto with an uppercut!
Duranto misses with a body kick.
Duranto looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Duranto bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Duranto is looking to clinch.

Duranto closes the distance and clinches.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Duranto misses with a body punch.
Duranto tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mumu's elbow.
Duranto lands a body punch in the clinch.
Mumu throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Durantos head.
Mumu goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mumu tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Duranto's elbow.
Mumu swings wildly with an uppercut but Duranto uses good head movement to avoid it.
Duranto tries a body shot but Mumu blocks it.
Duranto scores with a shoulder strike.
Mumu is trying to break the clinch but Duranto is controlling him.
Mumu tries to pull guard but Duranto holds him up against the cage and eventually Mumu drops back down to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Mumu gets control of Duranto's arms and successfully pulls guard. Mumu will no doubt be looking for submissions off his back.
Duranto controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Mumu has his hands on Duranto's head, controlling the position.
Duranto is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Duranto trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Duranto moves out of range of the body kick.
A countering left hand to the body from Duranto misses.
Mumu takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
A chopping leg kick lands by Mumu.
Mumu will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Mumu throws a big shot that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Roberto Duranto will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Abdel Mumu's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Mumu checks a leg kick.
Duranto throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Duranto throws a quick inside leg kick.
Mumu fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Duranto checks it well.
Mumu moves out of range of the body kick.
Duranto throws a body punch but Mumu moves out of range.
Duranto tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Mumu paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Mumu looks to land a left hand but Duranto moved out of range nicely.
Mumu is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Mumu lands with a good body shot.
Duranto throws a sloppy head kick and Mumu moves out of range easily.
Mumu throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Mumu tries to clinch but Duranto is having none of it.
Mumu throws a jab when Duranto was well out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mumu throws a body shot but no joy.
Duranto avoids the head kick by Mumu.
Mumu steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Duranto.
A bone on bone clash there as Mumu blocks the leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Duranto. That's going to slow Mumu down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mumu keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Duranto.
Duranto moves out of range of the strikes.
Mumu fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Duranto.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Mumu 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 Duranto has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Duranto and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Mumu thows a left - swing and a miss!
Mumu wants to clinch up but Duranto keeps it at a distance.
Roberto Duranto seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Duranto scores with the left hand. Mumu knows he should have avoided that one.
That kick from Duranto tenderised Mumu's leg. Mumu is trying to keep his angry face on.

Duranto moves into the clinch successfully.
Mumu misses with a short punch on the inside.
Duranto tries to throw a body punch but Mumu avoids it by throwing Duranto back against the cage.
Duranto misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Duranto breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
A good leg kick by Duranto.

Duranto has closed the distance and engaged Mumu in a clinch.
Mumu fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Duranto lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mumu is looking to break free of the clinch but Duranto has double underhooks.
Duranto has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Mumu seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Duranto can turn it around.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mumu struggles to land a body shot inside as Duranto controls his hands.
Mumu misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mumu tries to pull guard but Duranto won't allow it.

Mumu escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Duranto throws a looping overhand right but Mumu ducks down to avoid it.
Duranto connects with a nice looking jab.
A big left from Duranto misses.
Mumu is looking to land body kicks.
Mumu misses with an uppercut
and Duranto counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Mumu thows a leg kick but Duranto checks it
enabling Duranto to counter with a crisp jab.
Duranto throws a hook to the side of Mumu's head but Mumu sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Mumu fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Duranto has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Duranto moves away from the strike by Mumu.
Mumu jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Mumu checks a leg kick.
Duranto throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Duranto thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Mumu if he has to take too many more of those.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mumu bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Duranto swings for the body but Mumu moves out of range.
Mumu scores with a crisp jab that stopped Duranto in his tracks.
An inside leg kick from Duranto misses.
Duranto scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Duranto walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Mumu checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A bone on bone clash there as Duranto blocks the leg kick.
Duranto misses with a low kick.
Mumu moves out of range as Duranto throws a body kick.
Duranto scores with a jab. Mumu acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Duranto ducks under a wild hook from Mumu.
Mumu misses with a looping right.
Mumu checks the leg kick.
Duranto ducks under a wild hook from Mumu.
Mumu attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Mumu blocks a jab.
Mumu throws a jab but it's blocked by Duranto.
Duranto misses with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mumu thows a left - swing and a miss!
Duranto shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Duranto throws a wild body kick that Mumu sees coming a mile off.
A good leg kick by Duranto.
Duranto finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Mumu scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Duranto slips a jab and a cross from Mumu.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Duranto, right into the meat.
Duranto misses with a low kick.
Mumu throws a looping overhand right but Duranto ducks down to avoid it.
Mumu dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Duranto. That did some damage!
Duranto finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A slapping leg kick lands for Duranto.
Mumu throws a looping overhand right but Duranto ducks down to avoid it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Duranto! But no joy.
Duranto uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Mumu has time to react.
Mumu misses with a two punch combination.
Mumu tries to close the distance and clinch up but Duranto swats him away and circles back towards the center.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Roberto Duranto really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Abdel Mumu's cut.
That's time! Mumu's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Duranto is looking to chop away at Mumu's legs.
Mumu displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Duranto throws out the jab.
Mumu steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Duranto.
Mumu misses with a straight left.
Mumu looks for the body kick but Duranto saw that one coming.
A clash of legs there as Mumu blocks the low kick.
Duranto scores with a push kick.
Mumu lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Duranto at a distance.
A head kick misses from Duranto.
Mumu throws a hook to the side of Duranto's head but Duranto sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Duranto lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Duranto connects with a solid leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Duranto tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Mumu is able to avoid easily.
Duranto tries to land a leg kick but Mumu saw it coming and moves away.
Duranto connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Mumu's hands.
Mumu pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
The fighters circling - Mumu throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A clash of legs there as Mumu blocks the low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A low kick from Duranto is predictable there
letting Mumu counter with a right hand.
Mumu uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Duranto.
Duranto ducks under a wild hook from Mumu.
Duranto steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mumu.
Duranto tries a quick counter leg kick but Mumu is wise to it.
Mumu waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Duranto.
Duranto moves away from the strike by Mumu.
Mumu misses with a body shot
and Duranto counters with a straight right hand.
Mumu misses with a body shot.
A swing and a miss from Duranto.
That kick from Duranto tenderised Mumu's leg. Mumu is trying to keep his angry face on.
Mumu keeps the fight on the outside.
Mumu throws a leg kick but Duranto sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Duranto lands a front kick.
Duranto blocks a jab.
Mumu moves out of range as Duranto strikes.
A leg kick checked by Mumu.
Mumu is looking to counter with a shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mumu misses with a two punch combination.
Mumu throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Duranto throws a push kick but Mumu slaps the foot to one side.
Duranto throws a lazy right hand but Mumu sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Duranto is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Mumu.
Duranto misses with a straight right.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Duranto misses with a kick to the body.
Mumu throws a shot from downtown. Duranto moves away and avoids it.
Duranto connects with an inside leg kick.
Abdel Mumu has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Mumu misses with a hook. Duranto ducked under it nicely.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Duranto, right into the meat.
Mumu rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Mumu on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Duranto. Duranto obviously looking to wear him down.
Duranto throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Duranto swings for the body but Mumu moves out of range.
Mumu will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Duranto looks to land a body kick but Mumu moved away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mumu showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Duranto.
Duranto throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Duranto misses with a leg kick.
Mumu connects with the punch.
Duranto is looking to slow Mumu down with leg kicks.
Mumu misses the jab.
Duranto throws a leg kick but Mumu moved away.
Duranto swats away the attempt to clinch by Mumu.
Duranto looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Duranto tries to work over Mumu's front leg with a kick but Mumu checks it.
Duranto misses with a body kick.
Duranto looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Duranto fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Duranto throws a good cross that connects.
Mumu throws a big shot that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mumu throws a big shot that misses.
Duranto thinks about the counter body kick.
Duranto moves out of range of the leg kick from Mumu.
Mumu throws a body shot but no joy.
Duranto throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Mumu takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Duranto ducks under a wild hook from Mumu.
Duranto lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Duranto motions for Mumu to come forward. Duranto throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Some bone on bone action there as Duranto checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Duranto throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Mumu scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
A big right from Mumu misses.
Crunch! Duranto slams his shin into Mumu's torso.
Mumu connects with a solid leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Mumu.
Duranto avoids the body shot from Mumu.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Roberto Duranto dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Abdel Mumu's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! And we move into the final round!


Duranto throws a leg kick which misses Mumu's front leg but catches the back leg as Mumu tries to avoid it.
Duranto throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Duranto scores with a jab to the head.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Duranto.
Duranto keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A good leg kick by Duranto.
Duranto uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mumu.
Mumu swings and misses with a shot to the body
letting Duranto counter with a right hand.
Duranto throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Duranto throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Mumu connects with a solid leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mumu ducks under a wild hook from Duranto.
Duranto scores with a hook to the body. Mumu takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Duranto needs to keep his hands up - Mumu had a free shot at his head there.
A good leg kick by Mumu.
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!
Mumu throws a leg kick but Duranto checks it.
Mumu throws a jab but it's blocked by Duranto.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Duranto goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Duranto throws a head kick but Mumu moves out of range.
It looked like Mumu wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Duranto ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mumu uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Duranto.
Mumu is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Duranto.
Mumu misses with a low kick.
Duranto avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Duranto feints a jab promting Mumu to slip. Duranto then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Mumu slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Duranto lands a nice leg kick that just misses Mumu's sensitive parts.
Mumu looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Mumu moves out of range as Duranto strikes.
Duranto misses with a body shot.
Duranto takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Duranto scores with a kick to the midsection.
Mumu chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Duranto can pounce on him.
Mumu has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Duranto.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mumu avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A low kick from Mumu is predictable there
and Duranto counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mumu throws a hook but Duranto avoids it easily.
Duranto moves out of range as Mumu strikes.
Duranto avoids the body shot from Mumu.
Some bone on bone action there as Duranto checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Duranto uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mumu.
Duranto slips under a jab from Mumu.
Duranto misses with a body kick.
Mumu moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Duranto slips under a jab.
Mumu misses with a leg kick
letting Duranto counter with a right hand.
An inside leg kick lands from Mumu.
Mumu tries to work over Duranto's front leg with a kick but Duranto checks it.
Duranto throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Duranto ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mumu tries a low kick but Duranto avoids it.
Mumu checks a leg kick nicely.
Duranto doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Duranto dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Mumu. That did some damage!
Mumu lands with a shot to the body.
Mumu throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Duranto avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Duranto steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Mumu.
Mumu fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Duranto looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
A leg kick checked by Duranto.
A little jabbing left from Duranto on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Mumu throws a hook but Duranto avoids it easily.
That kick from Duranto tenderised Mumu's leg. Mumu is trying to keep his angry face on.
Duranto checks a low kick from Mumu.
Duranto bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Mumu moves out of range of the body kick from Duranto.
Duranto 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.
Duranto misses with a kick to the body.
Mumu misses with a body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Mumu, right into the meat.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Duranto connects with a solid leg kick.
Duranto takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Mumu swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Mumu crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Duranto - the referee stops the clock and Mumu gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Duranto. Mumu manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.

Mumu takes the fight into the clinch.
Mumu misses with a hook to the ribs.
Roberto Duranto is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

Mumu pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Mumu fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Duranto manages to avoid it.
Mumu rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Duranto counters with a leg kick.
Duranto slips a straight right by Mumu.
Duranto connects with an inside leg kick.
Mumu throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Mumu swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Duranto has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Mumu.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Roberto Duranto.
Well Duranto 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 Phil Schofield scores the fight 48:47
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 45:50
Judge James Glass scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Roberto Duranto!

Roberto Duranto is the new lightweight champion!
Roberto Duranto decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: RISE 82 - King of the Jungle     
Date:   Jul 08, 2019

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ibrahim Camara (ranked 62 p4p, 10 weight class) and Joosep Lõhmus (ranked 73 p4p, 13 weight class). Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

177 cm
25
205 lbs
19 - 9 - 0
190 cm
25
210 lbs
10 - 1 - 0
Great wrestler
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Good wrestler
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 19 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ibrahim Camara!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 10 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Joosep Lõhmus!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Don Winkell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lõhmus fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Camara misses the shot to the body.
Lõhmus staying out of range there.
Lõhmus fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Camara is out of range.
Camara takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Camara has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Captain Turturro`s Pirate Ship in the buildup to the fight.
Camara misses with a hook. Lõhmus ducked under it nicely.

Camara moves into the clinch.
A body shot lands from Camara.
A short body shot lands from Lõhmus as the two fighters clinch.
Camara digs a right hand into Lõhmus's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Lõhmus's gas tank.
Camara blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Lõhmus working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Lõhmus pushes Camara back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Camara prevents a body shot from Lõhmus.
Camara prevents a body shot from Lõhmus.
Camara lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Camara.
Camara softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Camara lands a shoulder strike.
Camara lands a nice shot to the body.
Lõhmus stalling the fight.
Camara blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Camara misses with the head strike.
Camara lands an uppercut.
Camara working aggressively here.
Lõhmus swings wildly with an uppercut but Camara uses good head movement to avoid it.
Camara scores with a shot to the side of Lõhmus's head.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Lõhmus tries to break free but Camara pushes him back against the cage.
Camara blocks an uppercut.
Camara lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Lõhmus.
Lõhmus swings wildly with an uppercut but Camara uses good head movement to avoid it.
Lõhmus wants to break the clinch but can't.
Camara working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A nice left hand lands by Camara.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Lõhmus creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Camara misses with some punches.
Camara keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Lõhmus's efforts to push away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Camara struggles to land a body shot inside as Lõhmus controls his hands.
Lõhmus working aggressively here.
Lõhmus prevents a body shot from Camara.

Lõhmus breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Lõhmus takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Lõhmus throws a big shot that misses.
Camara stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Lõhmus.
Camara slips a straight right by Lõhmus.
A left lands for Lõhmus.
Lõhmus throws a lazy right hand but Camara sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Camara lands a nice hook to Lõhmus's body. Lõhmus takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Camara misses with a looping right.
Camara wants to clinch but Lõhmus slips to the side
and Lõhmus cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Camara misses with an uppercut. Lõhmus saw that one coming.
A good leg kick by Lõhmus.
Camara takes one to the side of the head.
Camara lands with a straight right. Lõhmus didn't see that one coming.
Camara misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Lõhmus.
Lõhmus fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Camara manages to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Camara throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A clash of legs there as Camara blocks the low kick.
Lõhmus looks for the body kick but Camara saw that one coming.
Camara moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Lõhmus throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Camara tries to clinch up but Lõhmus circles away and keeps his distance.
Camara scores with a shot to the body.
Lõhmus takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Lõhmus misses with a low kick.
Lõhmus bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Camara clobbers Lõhmus with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Camara wants to clinch.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Lõhmus! But no joy.
Camara on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Lõhmus is looking to chop away at Camara's legs.
Camara is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Lõhmus.
Camara moves in looking to clinch but Lõhmus pushes him off.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lõhmus slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Good exchange - Lõhmus coming out on top.

Camara moves into the clinch successfully.
Camara tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Lõhmus's elbow.
Camara works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Camara blocks an uppercut.
Camara throws a punch but it's blocked by Lõhmus.
Lõhmus's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Lõhmus fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Camara takes a shot to the head.
Lõhmus is working Camara over against the cage.
Lõhmus misses with a punch on the inside.
Lõhmus tries to work over Camara's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Lõhmus breaks the clinch.
Camara throws out a loose jab but Lõhmus uses good head movement to avoid it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Camara has managed to clinch.
Lõhmus tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Lõhmus pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Lõhmus looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Camara tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Lõhmus manages to circle out of the way.
Camara gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
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 Ibrahim Camara will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Camara loads up on a big right hand but Lõhmus slips the punch.
Lõhmus moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Lõhmus. Camara does a little dance to reset his feet.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Lõhmus - that will leave a mark!
Camara waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Lõhmus.
Lõhmus keeps Camara at a distance using the push kick.
Lõhmus throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Camara sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Camara checks a low kick from Lõhmus.
Camara fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Lõhmus manages to avoid it.
Camara swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Camara has Lõhmus up against the cage in a clinch.
Camara lands a shoulder strike.
Lõhmus has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lõhmus tries a body shot but Camara blocks it.

Lõhmus's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Lõhmus is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Lõhmus fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Camara has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Camara throws a shot from downtown. Lõhmus moves away and avoids it.
Camara swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Camara is looking to clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A nice inside leg kick there by Lõhmus. That's going to slow Camara down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lõhmus thumps Camara with a low kick.
Ibrahim Camara seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Camara tries to clinch up.
A low kick from Lõhmus is predictable there

and Camara counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Lõhmus lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Camara fails to land.

Lõhmus breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Camara misses with a wild body shot.
Camara moves in looking to clinch but Lõhmus pushes him off.
Camara keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Camara tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Lõhmus was well out of range. Poor timing from Camara.
The fight stays on the outside here - Camara looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Camara scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Camara throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Lõhmus staying out of range there.
Camara throws a jab but it's blocked by Lõhmus.
Camara takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Camara scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!

It looks like Joosep Lõhmus has been cut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Lõhmus scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Camara throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A little jabbing left from Lõhmus on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

Camara closes the distance and pushes Lõhmus back into the cage.
Camara blocks a body shot from Lõhmus.
Lõhmus wants to break the clinch but can't.
Good body shot from Lõhmus.
Lõhmus scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Camara tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Lõhmus stalling against the cage.
Camara can't find room to land a body shot as Lõhmus controls the action.
A short uppercut from Camara.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Camara.
Lõhmus misses with a hook from the clinch.
Lõhmus blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Lõhmus misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Camara tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Lõhmus's elbow.
Lõhmus lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Camara backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lõhmus slows down the pace here.
Lõhmus blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Lõhmus breaks the clinch.
Joosep Lõhmus seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Camara takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Camara wants to clinch but Lõhmus slips to the side
and Lõhmus counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Lõhmus swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Camara.
Camara ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Lõhmus throws a looping overhand right but Camara ducks down to avoid it.
Lõhmus looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Camara throws a jab but it's blocked by Lõhmus.

Camara moves into the clinch.

Lõhmus breaks the clinch.
Camara checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Camara tries to clinch there but Lõhmus circles away.
Lõhmus has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Camara ducks under a wild hook from Lõhmus.
Lõhmus misses with a body shot.
Nice shot lands for Lõhmus.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lõhmus lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Camara tries to clinch there but Lõhmus circles away.
Lõhmus circles away from the clinch attempt.
Lõhmus flicks out a counter leg kick but Camara steps away.
Some wild striking there from Camara.
Camara wants to clinch up but Lõhmus keeps it at a distance.
Camara wants to clinch.
Camara has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Lõhmus finds it's way round the side to connect with Camara's head.
Camara tries to clinch but Lõhmus moves out of range.
Camara misses with a body shot
and Lõhmus counters with a nice uppercut.
Nice straight punches there by Camara. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Camara.
Camara wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Camara takes a swing at Lõhmus's ribcage but misses.
Lõhmus replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Camara blocks it well.
Camara misses with a wild combination.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Joosep Lõhmus will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Joosep Lõhmus's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Lõhmus drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Camara takes a swing at Lõhmus's ribcage but misses.
Lõhmus uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Camara.
Camara looks to land a left hand but Lõhmus moved out of range nicely.
A slow jab from Lõhmus misses its intended target.
As Lõhmus tries to get set, Camara tries to push him back and clinch up but Lõhmus manages to avoid the attempt.
Lõhmus lands a nice leg kick that just misses Camara's sensitive parts.
Lõhmus connects with a single shot there.
Lõhmus misses with a looping right.
Camara is looking to counter the offense by Lõhmus and move into the clinch.
Lõhmus is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Camara.
Lõhmus attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Lõhmus ducks under a wild hook from Camara.
Lõhmus throws a hook but Camara blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Camara throws a jab but it's blocked by Lõhmus.
Lõhmus bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Camara tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Lõhmus was well out of range. Poor timing from Camara.
Lõhmus throws a quick inside leg kick.
Camara jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Camara checks a leg kick.
Camara is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Camara has managed to clinch.
Lõhmus tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Lõhmus misses with a punch on the inside.
Nice body punch from Camara.
A right hand to the body from Camara.
Camara makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

Lõhmus manages to break the clinch.
Lõhmus scores with a kick to the midsection.
Camara checks the leg kick.
Camara tries to clinch up but Lõhmus circles away and keeps his distance.
Lõhmus fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Camara has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Lõhmus tests Camara's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Camara wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Lõhmus misses with a body shot.
Nice defenses there by Lõhmus.
Lõhmus throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Camara wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Camara is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Lõhmus steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Camara.
Camara throws out a loose jab but Lõhmus uses good head movement to avoid it.
A slapping leg kick lands for Lõhmus.

Camara has taken the fight to the clinch.
Camara pushes Lõhmus back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
A short right from Camara.
Lõhmus misses with the head strike.
Camara gets through Lõhmus's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

Lõhmus breaks the clinch.
Camara tries to clinch but Lõhmus moves out of range.
Lõhmus scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Lõhmus misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Camara.
Lõhmus connects with a looping right hand.
Camara wants to clinch.
Lõhmus lands with a good body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Camara throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Camara misses with a looping right.
Lõhmus throws a chopping leg kick but Camara manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Lõhmus takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Camara fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
That kick from Lõhmus tenderised Camara's leg. Camara is trying to keep his angry face on.
Camara dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jab by Camara.
Lõhmus throws a low kick but Camara moves out of range easily.
Camara throws a body shot but no joy.
Lõhmus appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Camara tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Lõhmus uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Camara.
Lõhmus is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
A lazy left from Camara finds it's target.
Lõhmus blocks a jab.
A little jabbing left from Lõhmus on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Lõhmus scores with a leg kick.
Camara throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Camara is looking to clinch.
A good leg kick by Lõhmus.
Camara looks to throw the jab but Lõhmus is out of range.
Camara tries to clinch there but Lõhmus circles away.
Camara throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Left hook, right uppercut from Lõhmus.
Lõhmus misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Camara.
A telegraphed right hand from Camara misses the target.
Camara is looking to clinch but Lõhmus is avoiding it.
Lõhmus ducks under a wild hook from Camara.
Camara checks the leg kick.
Camara cracks Lõhmus with a good jab.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Lõhmus, right into the meat.
Camara looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Lõhmus throws a shot to the body.
Camara scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Lõhmus doesn't seem bothered though.
Camara tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Lõhmus was well out of range. Poor timing from Camara.
Lõhmus lands a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Ibrahim Camara did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Joosep Lõhmus's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Nice jab there from Camara.
Joosep Lõhmus has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Lõhmus on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Lõhmus throws a low kick but Camara avoids it.
A big right from Camara misses.
Lõhmus ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Camara moves away.
Lõhmus misses with a wild body shot.
Camara stuns Lõhmus with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Lõhmus slips under a jab.
Camara throws a shot from downtown. Lõhmus moves away and avoids it.
Lõhmus counters with a body kick.
Camara misses with a wild body shot.
Camara looks to score with a jab to the body but Lõhmus is just out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Camara rushes Lõhmus and presses him up against the cage.
Lõhmus throws a head punch that misses.
Lõhmus tries to work over Camara's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Lõhmus has had enough of the clinch but Camara keeps him there for the moment.
Camara lands a left hand.
Lõhmus lands a right hand that snaps the head of Camara backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Lõhmus breaks from the clinch.
A big right from Camara misses.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Lõhmus 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 Camara has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Camara and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Camara throws an off balance right hand
and Lõhmus counters with a nice low kick that buckles Camara's knee momentarily.
Camara chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Lõhmus can pounce on him.
Camara connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Lõhmus keeps the fight on the outside.
Camara looks to land a left hand but Lõhmus moved out of range nicely.
Camara backing away here, and Lõhmus unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Lõhmus scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Lõhmus lands with an uppercut that bounces Camara off the cage and back into range.
Lõhmus lands a nice hook to Camara's body. Camara takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Camara getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Lõhmus on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Lõhmus throws a leg kick but Camara sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Camara works Lõhmus's body with a nice hook.
Lõhmus is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Lõhmus misses with a low kick.
Lõhmus swings for the body but Camara moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lõhmus keeps the fight on the outside.
Lõhmus looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
A jab from Lõhmus misses.
Camara lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Camara moves in looking to clinch but Lõhmus pushes him off.
Camara tries to clinch there but Lõhmus circles away.
Lõhmus misses with a leg kick.
Camara checks a low kick from Lõhmus.
Lõhmus tests Camara's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Camara is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Lõhmus.
Lõhmus throws a good cross that connects.
Camara looks to throw the jab but Lõhmus is out of range.
Lõhmus listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

Camara gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Lõhmus lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Lõhmus throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Camaras head.
Camara scores with a shoulder strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Camara has a couple of punches blocked by Lõhmus.

Lõhmus pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Camara checks a leg kick.
Camara throws a body shot but no joy.
Lõhmus misses with a low kick.
Camara throws the left hand but Lõhmus avoids the punch easily.
Camara wants to clinch.
A decent looking cross lands there for Lõhmus.
Camara scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Lõhmus ducks under a wild hook from Camara.
Camara misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Lõhmus.
Lõhmus was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Camara throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Lõhmus counters with a leg kick.
Lõhmus bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A jab from Lõhmus finds it's way through Camara's defenses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lõhmus throws a leg kick but Camara moved away.
Camara tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Lõhmus manages to circle out of the way.
Lõhmus takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Lõhmus avoids the body shot from Camara.
Lõhmus feints a counter leg kick.
Camara throws a looping overhand right but Lõhmus ducks down to avoid it.
Camara throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lõhmus lands a jab to the nose.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Camara looks to throw the jab but Lõhmus is out of range.
A jab from Camara misses.
A shot to the body from Camara misses
and Lõhmus counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Lõhmus throws a sloppy head kick and Camara moves out of range easily.
Lõhmus throws a series of punches but Camara avoids them all with ease.
Lõhmus lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Camara at a distance.
Camara tries to clinch up but Lõhmus circles away and keeps his distance.
Lõhmus ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Camara moves away.
Lõhmus misses the jab.
Lõhmus wants to land a leg kick but Camara is out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Joosep Lõhmus will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Joosep Lõhmus's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!



Camara gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Lõhmus misses with a punch to the body.
Lõhmus misses with a hook to the ribs.
Lõhmus throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Camaras head.
Ibrahim Camara has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Lõhmus is trying to push Camara away but Camara has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Lõhmus wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Camara has him pressed against the cage.
Lõhmus tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Camara misses with a punch to the body.
Camara misses with a short punch on the inside.
Camara lands a hook that snaps the head of Lõhmus backwards.
Camara lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Lõhmus tries a body shot but Camara blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Camara working aggressively here.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Camara.
Camara blocks an uppercut.
Camara lands a body punch.
Camara misses with a hook from the clinch.
Lõhmus blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lõhmus working hard to break the clinch.
Camara blocks an uppercut.
Camara tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Lõhmus's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Camara fails in his attempt to clinch.
Camara tries to close the distance and clinch but Lõhmus swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Camara uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Lõhmus.
Camara is looking to counter the offense by Lõhmus and move into the clinch.
Camara takes a swing at Lõhmus's ribcage but misses.
Lõhmus looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Camara slips a jab from Lõhmus.
Camara tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Lõhmus manages to circle out of the way.
Camara throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lõhmus looks to score with a jab to the body but Camara is just out of range.
Lõhmus lands with a cross.
Lõhmus misses with a looping right.
Camara thows a left - swing and a miss!
Camara ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Lõhmus misses with a low kick.
Camara throws the left hand but Lõhmus avoids the punch easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Camara connects with a body shot.
Lõhmus walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Lõhmus takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Lõhmus ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Camara moves away.
Camara is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Lõhmus.
Camara walks into a straight right hand from Lõhmus.
Camara 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.
Camara on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Lõhmus takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Jab, jab by Lõhmus - just one landing.
Camara tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
A slow jab from Camara misses its intended target.
Lõhmus swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Camara seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Camara jabs Lõhmus right on the nose. Lõhmus blinks but takes it well.
Nice uppercut there from Camara.
Lõhmus finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Lõhmus attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Camara is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Lõhmus.
Camara connects with a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Camara just misses with a punch to the body.
Lõhmus blocks a jab.
A little jabbing left from Lõhmus on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Camara swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Lõhmus fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Camara has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Lõhmus scores with a jab to the jaw.
Camara is looking to clinch but Lõhmus is avoiding it.
A left lands for Lõhmus.
Camara misses with a jab to the body
enabling Lõhmus to counter with a crisp jab.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Lõhmus.
Camara throws out a loose jab but Lõhmus uses good head movement to avoid it.
A jab from Camara misses.
Lõhmus swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Lõhmus avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Lõhmus slips a jab from Camara.
Lõhmus throws a hook but Camara blocks it.
Camara lands a jab to Lõhmus's midsection.
Lõhmus fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Camara manages to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Camara on the wrong end of a nice jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Camara uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Lõhmus.
Camara cracks Lõhmus with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Lõhmus lands with a hook. Camara tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Camara throws a big shot that misses.
Lõhmus throws a fast counter high kick but Camara manages to duck under it in time.
A jab lands there for Lõhmus.
Lõhmus slips a straight right by Camara.
Camara lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
A punch lands to the side of Lõhmus 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Camara listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Camara uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Lõhmus connects with a jab.
A slapping leg kick lands for Lõhmus.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Camara sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Camara walks into a left hand.
The fighters circling - Camara throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

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 Ibrahim Camara.
I think Camara 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 Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 48:47
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 49:46
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ibrahim Camara!

Ibrahim Camara is the new light heavyweight champion!
Ibrahim Camara 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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Event: AEW 14     
Date:   Jul 06, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Lugh Blackburn (ranked 1500 p4p, 189 weight class) and Dexter Krampus (ranked 1486 p4p, 187 weight class). Blackburn comes to the cage accompanied by When the Man Comes Down. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

187 cm
41
200 lbs
37 - 26 - 1
190 cm
27
200 lbs
5 - 4 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Dangerous knees
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
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 37 wins, 26 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Lugh Blackburn!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Dexter Krampus!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Blasius, Paulsen Ambrosius and Radbod Blank.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blackburn defending well as Krampus loads up on a big left hand.
Krampus throws a jab but it's blocked by Blackburn.
Krampus throws out a loose jab but Blackburn uses good head movement to avoid it.
Blackburn scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Krampus throws a looping overhand right but Blackburn ducks down to avoid it.
Krampus moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Krampus has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Krampus throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Krampus tries to score with a low kick but Blackburn moves his leg out of the way.
Krampus throws a big shot that misses.
Blackburn defending well as Krampus loads up on a big left hand.
Blackburn scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Blackburn keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Krampus.
Blackburn takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Krampus scores with a jab. Blackburn acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Krampus waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Blackburn.
Blackburn is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Krampus ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Krampus lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Blackburn circles away quickly and effectively.
The fighters circling - Blackburn throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Krampus looks to score with a jab to the body but Blackburn is just out of range.
Blackburn is looking to counter punch.
Blackburn with a hook.
Blackburn cracks Krampus with an open hand slap.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A slow jab from Krampus misses its intended target.
Blackburn gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Krampus.
Krampus stuns Blackburn with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Krampus throws a hook but Blackburn avoids it easily.
A little feinted left hand from Blackburn on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Blackburn takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Krampus misses with a looping right.
Blackburn stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Blackburn bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Blackburn uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Krampus.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Blackburn bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A quick step to the side and Blackburn tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Krampus 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.
Krampus connects with a nice looking jab.
Krampus swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nice straight punches there by Krampus. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Krampus.
Blackburn takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Blackburn, as that shot connected.
Blackburn throws a poor cross that misses
and Krampus connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Krampus lands a head shot.
Krampus looks to land a left hand but Blackburn moved out of range nicely.
Krampus throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Krampus slips a jab from Blackburn.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Krampus stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Blackburn throws a jab but it's blocked by Krampus.
Blackburn lands a nice hook to Krampus's body. Krampus takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Krampus throws a low kick, looking for Blackburn's leg but Blackburn calmly moves out of range.
Blackburn drops his hands momentarily and Krampus takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Krampus swinging wildly here.
Krampus misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Krampus gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Blackburn.
Krampus is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Blackburn had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Blackburn throws a big shot that misses.
Krampus doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Krampus, right into the meat.
Krampus thuds a left hand into Blackburn's body.
Blackburn defending well as Krampus loads up on a big left hand.
Krampus jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Blackburn seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Krampus takes a swing at Blackburn's ribcage but misses.
Krampus lands with an uppercut that bounces Blackburn off the cage and back into range.
Krampus swats away the attempt to clinch by Blackburn.
Krampus throws the kick towards the body but Blackburn avoids it.
Blackburn seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Krampus loads up on a big right hand but Blackburn slips the punch.
Krampus just misses with a punch to the body.
Blackburn misses with a hook. Krampus ducked under it nicely.
Krampus swings for the body but Blackburn moves out of range.
Blackburn throws a lazy right hand but Krampus sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Blackburn misses with a straight right.
A jab lands there for Krampus.
Blackburn takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Blackburn throws an overhand right that lands on Krampus's shoulder, as Krampus tries to avoid the shot.
Krampus throws a body punch but Blackburn moves out of range.
Krampus ducks under a wild hook from Blackburn.
Krampus changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Blackburn tries to close the distance and clinch up but Krampus swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Krampus connects with a crisp jab.
Krampus throws a lazy right hand but Blackburn sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Krampus throws a shot from downtown. Blackburn moves away and avoids it.
Krampus pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Krampus swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Blackburn throws a body punch but Krampus moves out of range.
Blackburn fails with an attempt to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Blackburn misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Krampus.
Krampus jabs Blackburn to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Good standup being displayed there by Krampus as he connects with a hook.
Krampus thows a left - swing and a miss!
Blackburn loads up on a big right hand but Krampus slips the punch.
Krampus fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Blackburn has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
A punch lands to the side of Blackburn 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Krampus misses the jab.
Krampus fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Blackburn on the side of the head.
Krampus fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Blackburn.
Krampus scores with a crisp jab that stopped Blackburn in his tracks.
Krampus ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Blackburn moves away.
Blackburn misses with a body shot.
Krampus misses with a looping left.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Blackburn just misses with a punch to the body.
Blackburn slips a jab from Krampus.
Blackburn fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Krampus manages to avoid it.
Blackburn bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Krampus throws a jab when Blackburn was well out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dexter Krampus dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Blackburn tries to clinch but Krampus is having none of it.
Blackburn misses with a body punch
and Krampus cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Krampus throws an overhand right that lands on Blackburn's shoulder, as Blackburn tries to avoid the shot.
Blackburn bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Krampus's head backwards.
Krampus lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Blackburn displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Krampus throws out the jab.
Krampus cracks Blackburn with a right hand to the side of the head.
Krampus throws a low kick but it's checked well by Blackburn.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Blackburn might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Blackburn lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Blackburn misses with an uppercut.
Blackburn misses with a wild body shot.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Blackburn.
Krampus misses with a low kick.
Blackburn was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Blackburn on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Krampus. Krampus obviously looking to wear him down.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Blackburn throws a body shot but no joy.
Good work by Blackburn as he checks the leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Blackburn.
Krampus misses with a looping right.
A counter left hand to the body from Blackburn misses its target.
Blackburn keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Blackburn dodges the punch combination from Krampus.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Krampus has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Blackburn tries to clinch there but Krampus circles away.
Dexter Krampus seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Krampus moves away from the strike by Blackburn.
Some bone on bone action there as Blackburn checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Krampus misses with a body shot.
Krampus misses with a straight left.
Krampus throws a leg kick which misses Blackburn's front leg but catches the back leg as Blackburn tries to avoid it.
Krampus looks to throw the jab but Blackburn is out of range.
Krampus throws a shot from downtown. Blackburn moves away and avoids it.
A big right from Krampus misses.
Blackburn misses with a looping right.
Blackburn throws a hook to the side of Krampus's head but Krampus sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Blackburn lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

Blackburn closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Krampus throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Blackburns head.
Krampus scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Krampus misses with some punches.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Krampus lands on the inside with an uppercut.

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!
Blackburn working aggressively here.
Krampus misses with a short punch on the inside.
Nice body punch from Krampus.
Krampus makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Blackburn with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.

It looks like Dexter Krampus has been cut.
Krampus misses with a hook to the ribs.
A right handed body shot lands from Krampus.
Krampus misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Blackburn lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Krampus backwards.

Krampus breaks from the clinch.
Krampus throws a shot from downtown. Blackburn moves away and avoids it.
Blackburn moves forwards but Krampus connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Blackburn waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Krampus.
Blackburn lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Krampus at a distance.
Krampus fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Blackburn.
Blackburn lands a jab.
Krampus lands with a straight right. Blackburn didn't see that one coming.
Jab, jab by Krampus - just one landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Krampus misses with a looping left.
Blackburn walks into a stiff left hand from Krampus.
Blackburn slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Krampus takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Jab, jab by Krampus - just one landing.
Krampus walks into a straight right hand from Blackburn.
Blackburn uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Krampus.
Krampus walks into a left hand.
Krampus just misses with a punch to the body.
Krampus fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Blackburn manages to avoid it.
Blackburn takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Krampus ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Blackburn moves away.
Blackburn displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Krampus throws out the jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Blackburn moves away from the strike by Krampus.
Krampus drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Blackburn throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Blackburn wants to clinch up but Krampus keeps it at a distance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Blackburn clinches up with Krampus and pushes him back against the cage.
Blackburn tries to pull guard but Krampus forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Blackburn with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Krampus fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Blackburn blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Blackburn lands a nice uppercut.
Still in the clinch, Blackburn scores with a nice short uppercut.
Blackburn prevents a body shot from Krampus.
Krampus misses with a short punch on the inside.
Blackburn with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Blackburn.

Blackburn manages to pull guard.
Krampus trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Blackburn keeping moving, preventing Krampus from controlling successfully.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Dexter Krampus will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Dexter Krampus's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Krampus throws a quick inside leg kick.
Krampus staying out of range there.
Blackburn pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Krampus throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Krampus scores with a head kick.
Krampus misses with an uppercut.
Blackburn jabs at Krampus's body.
Blackburn is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Blackburn moves out of range of the strikes.
Nice defenses there by Blackburn.
Blackburn throws a shot from downtown. Krampus moves away and avoids it.
Blackburn looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Krampus moves out of range of the strikes.
A nice leg kick lands there from Krampus.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Krampus uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Blackburn.
A jab from Blackburn misses.
Krampus thumps Blackburn with a low kick.
Blackburn has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Krampus.
Blackburn looks to score with a jab to the body but Krampus is just out of range.
Blackburn dodges the punch combination from Krampus.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Krampus connects with a jab.
Blackburn stuns Krampus with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Blackburn checks a low kick from Krampus.
Krampus pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Krampus ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Blackburn moves away.
Krampus lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Blackburn scores with a crisp jab that stopped Krampus in his tracks.
Krampus misses with a looping right.
Blackburn takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Blackburn steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Krampus.
Krampus displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Blackburn throws out the jab.
Krampus fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Blackburn manages to avoid it.
A big left from Blackburn misses.

Blackburn rushes Krampus and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Blackburn fails to pull guard.
Blackburn working aggressively here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn misses with a knee strike.
Nice body punch from Blackburn.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Krampus tries to throw a body punch but Blackburn avoids it by throwing Krampus back against the cage.
Krampus cracks Blackburn with a nice body shot.
Blackburn working aggressively here.
Blackburn misses with some punches.
Krampus lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Blackburn or not.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Krampus lands a left hand that snaps the head of Blackburn backwards.

Krampus breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Blackburn throws a hook but Krampus avoids it easily.
A nice leg kick lands there from Krampus.
Krampus misses with a wild body shot.
It looked like Blackburn wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
The fighters circling - Blackburn throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Krampus fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Blackburn checks it well.
Krampus takes a swing at Blackburn's ribcage but misses.
Blackburn slips under a jab.
It looked like Blackburn wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A low kick from Krampus misses
and Blackburn counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Blackburn takes a swing at Krampus's ribcage but misses.
Blackburn scores with a jab. Krampus acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice straight punches there by Krampus. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Krampus.
Krampus throws a right and a left that Blackburn avoids nicely.
Blackburn slips under a jab.
Blackburn throws the left hand but Krampus avoids the punch easily.
Nice cross by Blackburn.
Blackburn takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Krampus throws a low kick, looking for Blackburn's leg but Blackburn calmly moves out of range.
Krampus throws a series of punches but Blackburn moves out of range.
As Krampus tries to get set, Blackburn tries to push him back and clinch up but Krampus manages to avoid the attempt.
Krampus looks to score with a jab to the body but Blackburn is just out of range.
Blackburn thows a left - swing and a miss!
Lugh Blackburn has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A swing and a miss from Krampus.
Blackburn is looking to counter punch.
Blackburn lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Krampus uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Blackburn.
Blackburn tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Blackburn keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Krampus.
Blackburn is looking to counter the offense by Krampus and move into the clinch.
Blackburn takes one on the button.
Blackburn's corner calls for a 1-2. Blackburn obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Krampus digs a good hook to Blackburn's body.
Krampus swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Krampus throws an overhand right that lands on Blackburn's shoulder, as Blackburn tries to avoid the shot.
Blackburn slips a jab and a cross from Krampus.
Blackburn comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Blackburn pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Krampus throws a right and a left that Blackburn avoids nicely.
An attempted straight right counter from Blackburn misses the target.
Blackburn lands a jab to the nose.
Blackburn takes a swing at Krampus's ribcage but misses.
Krampus lands with a shot to the body.
Blackburn takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Blackburn moves out of range of the strikes.
A decent looking cross lands there for Blackburn.
Krampus's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Blackburn connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Krampus scrambles back to his feet.
Blackburn throws a big shot that misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Krampus throws a head kick that misses.
Jab from Krampus.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 27:30
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 27:30
Judge Radbod Blank scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Dexter Krampus!
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Event: EMPLA8     
Date:   Jul 05, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Luc Gagnon (ranked 5 p4p, 1 weight class) and Nick Graves (ranked 18 p4p, 5 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

185 cm
27
195 lbs
20 - 6 - 0
183 cm
26
190 lbs
23 - 3 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Luc Gagnon!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Nick Graves!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gagnon throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Graves counters with a stiff right hand.
Graves avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

Graves moves into range and clinches up with Gagnon.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Gagnon.
I was talking to Gagnon's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Gagnon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gagnon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Graves throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Gagnons head.

Gagnon breaks from the clinch.
Graves takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Graves throws a jab but it's blocked by Gagnon.
Graves has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Gagnon finds it's way round the side to connect with Graves's head.
Graves fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Gagnon looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Graves keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gagnon takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

It looks like Luc Gagnon has been cut.
Gagnon throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Graves counters with a stiff right hand.
Graves uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gagnon.
Graves throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Gagnon stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Gagnon dips to his left and cracks Graves with an uppercut!
Gagnon misses with an uppercut
and Graves connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Gagnon lands a head shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon throws a low kick but it's checked well by Graves.
Graves scores with a hook to the body. Gagnon takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Graves throws a hook but Gagnon blocks it.
Gagnon throws a right hand that misses
and Graves counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Graves lands a body shot.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Gagnon, as that shot connected.
Graves scores with a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Gagnon misses.
Graves wants to clinch up but Gagnon keeps it at a distance.
Gagnon is looking to counter punch.
Graves throws a jab but it's blocked by Gagnon.
Gagnon pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Graves back to the cage. Gagnon follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Gagnon misses with a looping right.

Graves moves into the clinch.
Gagnon tries a body shot but Graves blocks it.
Graves prevents Gagnon from breaking the clinch.
Gagnon is trying to pull guard but Graves has him pressed against the cage.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Graves looks to land a right hand but Gagnon moved out of range.
Graves throws a lazy uppercut
and Graves takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:22 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Luc Gagnon!
Luc Gagnon retains his middleweight title!
Luc Gagnon 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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Event: CEC 4TH OF JULY 2     
Date:   Jul 04, 2019

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Test Seven (ranked 5051 p4p, 73 weight class) and Test Six (ranked 5053 p4p, 72 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.

180 cm
18
150 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
180 cm
18
150 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
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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 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Test Seven!
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, Test Six!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Sam Margolis and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Seven tries to clinch up.
Six tries for a takedown but Seven circles away easily

and Seven counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Seven.

Six breaks the clinch.
Six shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Seven as he jumps to the side.
Seven appears to be looking for a big counter.
Six tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Seven manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Six blocks the body kick.
Some wild striking there from Six.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Six gets in close and instigates a clinch.

Seven pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
No joy there for Six, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Six tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Seven swivels and escapes.
Test Seven has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Test Six.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Six looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Seven throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

Seven instigates a clinch.
Six trying to land knees to the body.
Seven taking a break, stalling in the clinch.

Six pulls guard effortlessly.
Seven showing good wrestling skills to control the position.

Seven lying in Six's guard like a wet fish here, stalling away. Six decides he's had enough of all that nonsense - he escapes his hips and locks up an armbar! Wow, that was slick! Seven taps! This one is aaaaaaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Test Six!
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Event: CEC 4TH OF JULY     
Date:   Jul 04, 2019

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Friedrich Alzheimer (ranked 11 p4p, 2 weight class) and Peleki Tuala (ranked 20 p4p, 2 weight class). Alzheimer comes to the cage accompanied by The Worlds Greatest. Tuala has chosen Dock of Fiji as his entrance music. Friedrich Alzheimer had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

163 cm
32
143 lbs
24 - 4 - 0
190 cm
30
267 lbs
16 - 4 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Friedrich Alzheimer!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Peleki Tuala!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Alzheimer avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Tuala lands a right hook to the body.
Alzheimer throws a leg kick but Tuala sees it coming and checks it nicely.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tuala! But no joy.
Alzheimer looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Tuala goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Tuala bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tuala staying out of range there.
Alzheimer throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Alzheimer tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Alzheimer thumps Tuala with a low kick.
Tuala connects with a body shot that sends Alzheimer's belly button to the back.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tuala needs to keep his hands up - Alzheimer had a free shot at his head there.
Alzheimer bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Alzheimer lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Tuala throws a series of punches but Alzheimer avoids them all with ease.
Alzheimer looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Alzheimer turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Alzheimer avoids the body shot from Tuala.
Tuala chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Alzheimer can pounce on him.
Friedrich Alzheimer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Alzheimer jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Alzheimer fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tuala manages to avoid it.
Alzheimer moves out of range of the body kick.
Tuala shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Alzheimer throws a poor cross that misses
and Tuala counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tuala on the wrong end of a nice jab.
A big right from Tuala misses.
Alzheimer lands with a hook. Tuala tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Alzheimer misses with a body shot.
Alzheimer misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tuala.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tuala throws a push kick but Alzheimer slaps the foot to one side.
Tuala throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Alzheimer counters with a thumping low kick.
Alzheimer is looking to chop away at Tuala's legs.
A solid leg kick lands there 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 lands with a cross.
Alzheimer fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Tuala checks it well.
Tuala was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
An inside leg kick lands from Tuala.
A bone on bone clash there as Alzheimer blocks the leg kick.
Alzheimer throws a leg kick but Tuala checks it.
Tuala throws a body kick that misses
and Alzheimer connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tuala motions for Alzheimer to come forward. Tuala throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Alzheimer tried to score with a low kick but Tuala checks it.
Tuala shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Tuala misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Alzheimer counters with a straight right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Alzheimer throws a predictable looking body shot
and Tuala counters with a nice leg kick.
Alzheimer slips a jab from Tuala.
A low kick from Tuala misses
and Alzheimer counters with a stiff right hand.
Alzheimer throws a nice inside leg kick.
Tuala misses with a shot to the body
and Alzheimer counters with a straight right hand.
Alzheimer just misses with a punch to the body.
Alzheimer looks to land a left hand but Tuala moved out of range nicely.
Tuala throws out a counter right but Alzheimer avoids it with no problem.
Tuala moves out of range of the body kick.
Tuala is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Alzheimer with a body shot.
Tuala throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Tuala stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Alzheimer.
Tuala 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.
Alzheimer throws a nice outside leg kick.
The fighters circling - Alzheimer throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tuala thinks about the counter body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Alzheimer scores with a jab to the jaw.
Tuala takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Tuala fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Alzheimer manages to avoid 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!
Alzheimer dips to his left and cracks Tuala with an uppercut!
Tuala looks to throw a body kick
and Alzheimer counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tuala misses with a leg kick.
Tuala looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Alzheimer ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Tuala blocks a jab.
Tuala avoids the head kick by Alzheimer.
Tuala stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Alzheimer.
A bone on bone clash there as Tuala blocks the leg kick.
Alzheimer is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Alzheimer slips under a jab from Tuala.
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.


Tuala throws out a loose jab but Alzheimer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tuala is looking to land body kicks.
Tuala throws a body punch but Alzheimer moves out of range.
Alzheimer was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A nice leg kick lands there from Alzheimer.
Alzheimer getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Tuala thows a left - swing and a miss!
Alzheimer moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Alzheimer is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Tuala can do to turn this around?
Alzheimer throws an off balance right hand
and Tuala counters with a straight right hand.
Tuala throws a jab when Alzheimer was well out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Alzheimer swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Alzheimer lands with a kick to the ribs.
Tuala misses with a shot to the body
and Alzheimer counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Tuala finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Alzheimer lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Alzheimer lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Good exchange - Alzheimer coming out on top.
Tuala moves out of range of the strikes.
Tuala misses with a body kick.
Alzheimer appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Tuala misses with a hook.
Tuala missing with a left hand there. Alzheimer was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Alzheimer throws out a loose jab but Tuala uses good head movement to avoid it.
Friedrich Alzheimer is winning the standup battle so far.
Alzheimer connects with a crisp jab.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Alzheimer, right into the meat.
Alzheimer moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A jab lands there for Alzheimer.
Alzheimer with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Alzheimer waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tuala.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Alzheimer with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Alzheimer attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Alzheimer jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tuala looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tuala has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Tuala lands with a nice body kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Alzheimer tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Alzheimer scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
That kick from Alzheimer tenderised Tuala's leg. Tuala is trying to keep his angry face on.
Tuala swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Alzheimer throws a good cross that connects.
Alzheimer moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Alzheimer thumps Tuala with a low kick.
Tuala takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Tuala's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Alzheimer blocks the body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tuala loads up on a big right hand but Alzheimer slips the punch.
Tuala throws a leg kick that misses.
Tuala 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.
Alzheimer was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
A nice inside leg kick there by Alzheimer. That's going to slow Tuala down.
Tuala has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Alzheimer ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tuala slips a jab from Alzheimer.
Alzheimer misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tuala.
Alzheimer misses with a lunging right hand
and Tuala finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Alzheimer throws a hook but Tuala blocks it.
Good exchange - Alzheimer coming out on top.
Tuala throws a half hearted mid kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Alzheimer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Alzheimer connects with the punch.
Tuala throws a poor cross that misses
and Alzheimer counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Alzheimer keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Alzheimer lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A nice inside leg kick there by Alzheimer. That's going to slow Tuala down.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Alzheimer connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Alzheimer displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tuala throws out the jab.
Tuala steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Alzheimer.
Alzheimer waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tuala.
Alzheimer scores with a hook.
Donk. Alzheimer catches Tuala right on the button with a cross.
Alzheimer scores with a kick to the midsection.
Tuala fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Friedrich Alzheimer dominated that second round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Alzheimer scores with a jab.
Alzheimer cracks Tuala with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Alzheimer waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tuala.
Alzheimer throws a shot from downtown. Tuala moves away and avoids it.
Alzheimer throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tuala sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Alzheimer connects with an inside leg kick.
Good leg kick by Alzheimer there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tuala goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Alzheimer is looking to chop away at Tuala's legs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from Tuala misses.
Alzheimer getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
A head kick misses from Alzheimer.
Alzheimer checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Alzheimer dips to his left and cracks Tuala with an uppercut!
Tuala pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Alzheimer appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Alzheimer misses with a few strikes there.
Tuala takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Alzheimer throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Tuala misses the shot to the body.
Alzheimer takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Alzheimer loads up on a big right hand but Tuala slips the punch.
Tuala is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tuala.
Alzheimer has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
A cross from Alzheimer lands.
Tuala swings away with a body shot that misses
letting Alzheimer counter with a right hand.
Alzheimer throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tuala throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Alzheimer sees it coming and avoids it easily.
As Tuala backs away, Alzheimer returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Tuala blocks a jab.
Tuala looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tuala ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A left lands for Alzheimer.
Alzheimer throws a right hand that misses
letting Tuala counter with a right hand.
Tuala looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Alzheimer connects with a solid leg kick.
Tuala tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Alzheimer was well out of range. Poor timing from Tuala.
A slow jab from Alzheimer misses its intended target.
Alzheimer throws a jab but it's blocked by Tuala.
A low kick from Alzheimer misses
and Tuala counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Tuala throws a solid leg kick but Alzheimer takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Tuala.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Tuala.
Tuala slips under a jab.
Alzheimer lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Tuala takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tuala keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Alzheimer.
Alzheimer misses the shot to the body.
Peleki Tuala has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Tuala on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Alzheimer. Alzheimer obviously looking to wear him down.
Alzheimer throws a leg kick
enabling Tuala to counter with a crisp jab.
Alzheimer avoids the body shot from Tuala.
Tuala throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Alzheimer moves out of range of the body kick from Tuala.
Alzheimer feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Alzheimer lands a nice looking kick to the body. Tuala takes a step back to recover.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Alzheimer - that will leave a mark!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Alzheimer paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Tuala misses with a lunging right hand
and Alzheimer counters with a nice uppercut.
Tuala throws a leg kick but Alzheimer sees it coming and checks it nicely.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tuala misses with a body kick.
Alzheimer buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Alzheimer, right into the meat.
Tuala connects with a crisp jab.
Alzheimer misses with a body shot.
And Tuala responds with a good body kick, but Alzheimer manages to step out the way in time.
Alzheimer blocks a low kick nicely.
Tuala jabbing away but nothing is landing.
The crowd cheers as Alzheimer lands an impressive looking overhand right. Tuala doesn't seem phased though.

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 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 30:27
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 30:27
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 30:27

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

Friedrich Alzheimer managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, UnderGround Clothing Co., into his post fight interview.
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Event: PFC 114 Yoshida vs Nordskov     
Date:   Jun 30, 2019

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Takashi Yoshida (ranked 4 p4p, 1 weight class) and Mads Nordskov (ranked 139 p4p, 8 weight class). Nordskov has chosen Fugle as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

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135 lbs
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138 lbs
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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 22 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Takashi Yoshida!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Mads Nordskov!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Donald Grub and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nordskov is looking to land body kicks.
Yoshida lands with a right hand.
Yoshida lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Yoshida throws a hook but Nordskov blocks it.
Nordskov explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Nordskov just misses with a punch to the body.
Nordskov looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Nordskov tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Yoshida jabs Nordskov to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A looping hook to the body misses from Nordskov. Yoshida does a little dance to reset his feet.
A swing and a miss from Nordskov.
Nordskov takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Good shot there by Nordskov.
Yoshida moves out of range as Nordskov strikes.
Yoshida staying out of range there.
Yoshida misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yoshida paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Nordskov is looking to chop away at Yoshida's legs.
Yoshida avoids the head kick by Nordskov.
Nordskov looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Yoshida is looking to counter punch.
Yoshida ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Nordskov moves away.
Nordskov swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Nordskov throws a hook to the side of Yoshida's head but Yoshida sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A quick step to the side and Yoshida tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yoshida misses the shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida tests Nordskov's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Yoshida scores with a leg kick.
Yoshida throws a body shot but no joy.
Yoshida throws a jab when Nordskov was well out of range.
Yoshida lands a nice shot that snaps Nordskov's head back.
Nice defenses there by Yoshida.
A swing and a miss from Nordskov.
A telegraphed right hand from Yoshida misses the target.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Nordskov.
Nordskov is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Good leg kick by Yoshida there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Yoshida lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
An inside leg kick lands from Nordskov.
Nordskov scores with a punch to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yoshida throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Yoshida scoring well with a low kick there.
Yoshida throws a body kick that misses.
Nordskov throws a hook to the side of Yoshida's head but Yoshida sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Yoshida thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nordskov bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Yoshida's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov looks to land a right hand but Yoshida moved out of range.
Yoshida scores with the left hand. Nordskov knows he should have avoided that one.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Nordskov misses with a kick to the body.
Yoshida moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Yoshida thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nordskov looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Left hook, right uppercut from Yoshida.
Yoshida throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A cross from Yoshida lands.
Yoshida lands with a thumping leg kick.
Yoshida pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Nordskov missing with a left hand there. Yoshida was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nordskov 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.
Nordskov swings for the body but Yoshida moves out of range.
Nordskov blocks a leg kick.
Yoshida slips a straight right by Nordskov.
Yoshida throws a looping overhand right but Nordskov ducks down to avoid it.
Nordskov looks for the body kick but Yoshida saw that one coming.
Yoshida chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Nordskov moves in looking to clinch but Yoshida pushes him off.
Yoshida throws a leg kick which misses Nordskov's front leg but catches the back leg as Nordskov tries to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida looks to land a combination but Nordskov avoids it well.

Nordskov rushes Yoshida and presses him up against the cage.
Nordskov gets through Yoshida's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Nordskov throws a punch but it's blocked by Yoshida.
Nordskov doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Nordskov softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Yoshida swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Nordskov prevents a body shot from Yoshida.
Nordskov throws a head punch that misses.
Nordskov misses with a punch to the body.
Yoshida is working Nordskov over against the cage.

Yoshida escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Nordskov connects with a jab.
Nordskov walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Nordskov tries to clinch up but Yoshida circles away and keeps his distance.
Yoshida is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Nordskov cracks Yoshida with a right hand to the side of the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Yoshida throws out a loose jab but Nordskov uses good head movement to avoid it.
It seemed like Nordskov was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Nordskov chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Yoshida can pounce on him.
Nordskov throws a body punch but Yoshida moves out of range.
Yoshida fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Nordskov.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov slips a straight right by Yoshida.
Nordskov goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Nordskov misses with a wild body shot.
Decent striking displayed by Nordskov there.
Nordskov pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Yoshida takes one on the button.
Nordskov lands with a straight right. Yoshida didn't see that one coming.
Yoshida gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Nordskov has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Nordskov there as he acknowledges the shot.
Nordskov swings for the body but Yoshida moves out of range.
Nordskov throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Some bone on bone action there as Nordskov checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Nordskov, as that shot connected.
Nordskov throws a lazy body kick
and Yoshida counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Yoshida connects with a nice looking jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Nordskov drives through and clinches with Yoshida against the cage.
Yoshida working some nice short punches in the clinch.

Yoshida pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Nordskov misses with an uppercut. Yoshida saw that one coming.
It looks like Yoshida has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Nordskov looks to land a left hand but Yoshida moved out of range nicely.
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 Takashi Yoshida will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Yoshida misses with a wild body shot.
Takashi Yoshida is winning the standup battle so far.
Yoshida 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 staying out of range there.
Nordskov scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Yoshida pivots, looking for a leg kick but Nordskov is out of range and Yoshida settles back down.
Nordskov checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Nordskov misses with an uppercut. Yoshida saw that one coming.
Nordskov works the jab nicely.
Yoshida thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nordskov walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Yoshida waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Nordskov.
Nordskov connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Nordskov misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yoshida.
A big left from Yoshida misses.
Yoshida tries a head kick but it misses.
Yoshida tries a low kick but Nordskov avoids it.
Yoshida pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Yoshida is looking to chop away at Nordskov's legs.
Nordskov wants to clinch up but Yoshida keeps it at a distance.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nordskov uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yoshida.
A looping hook to the body misses from Nordskov. Yoshida does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nordskov drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Yoshida throws a chopping leg kick but Nordskov manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Yoshida just misses with a punch to the body.
Nordskov tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Yoshida tries to work over Nordskov's front leg with a kick but Nordskov checks it.
Nordskov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yoshida moves away.
Yoshida throws a body punch but Nordskov moves out of range.
Yoshida tried to score with a low kick but Nordskov checks it.
Nordskov throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Yoshida avoids the body shot from Nordskov.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yoshida. Nordskov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nordskov's jab looks to have found its range, popping Yoshida under the eye.
Yoshida walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Yoshida throws a quick inside leg kick.
Yoshida misses with a hook. Nordskov ducked under it nicely.
Nice defenses there by Yoshida.
Yoshida avoids the body shot from Nordskov.
Nordskov misses with a looping right.
Yoshida lands a nice shot to the body.
Nordskov lands with a good body shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Yoshida slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida throws a big shot that misses.
Nordskov checks the leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Yoshida.
Yoshida takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Yoshida.
Nordskov uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yoshida.
Yoshida takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Nordskov looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Nordskov gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Yoshida on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Nordskov's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Nordskov tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Yoshida manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
A swing and a miss from Yoshida.
Yoshida lands with a nice body punch.
Nordskov throws the left hand but Yoshida avoids the punch easily.
Nordskov doesn't manage to clinch there - Yoshida circles away.
Yoshida looks to score with a jab to the body but Nordskov is just out of range.
Yoshida throws a lazy right hand but Nordskov sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A telegraphed right hand from Nordskov misses the target.
Yoshida scores with a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov defending well as Yoshida loads up on a big left hand.
Nordskov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yoshida was well out of range. Poor timing from Nordskov.
Nordskov misses with an uppercut. Yoshida saw that one coming.
Nordskov on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Yoshida lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
A cross from Nordskov lands.
Yoshida tries to work over Nordskov's front leg with a kick but Nordskov checks it.
Nordskov jabs at Yoshida's body.
Yoshida throws a hook but Nordskov blocks it.
Yoshida lands with an overhand left.
Nordskov throws a front kick that sends Yoshida stumbling back into the cage.
Yoshida throws a big shot that misses.
A swing and a miss from Nordskov.
Yoshida paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Yoshida throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Nordskov stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nordskov lands with an uppercut that bounces Yoshida off the cage and back into range.
Nordskov scores with a decent looking hook.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Yoshida.
Nordskov is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida moves out of range of the strikes.
Decent striking displayed by Yoshida there.
Yoshida throws a hook but Nordskov avoids it easily.
Nordskov was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Nordskov misses with a straight left.
A cross from Nordskov lands.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Nordskov 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.
Yoshida lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Nordskov lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Yoshida misses with a hook. Nordskov ducked under it nicely.
Yoshida fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Nordskov checks it well.
Nordskov checks a leg kick.
Nordskov's corner calls for a 1-2. Nordskov obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Nordskov takes a swing at Yoshida's ribcage but misses.
Nordskov has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
A low kick from Yoshida misses
and Nordskov counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Yoshida doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Nordskov has Yoshida up against the cage in a clinch.
Nordskov lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Yoshida.
A nice right hand lands inside from Yoshida.
Nordskov lands a body punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Takashi Yoshida will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Yoshida ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Nordskov tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Yoshida moves out of range as Nordskov strikes.
Nordskov stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Yoshida.
That kick from Yoshida tenderised Nordskov's leg. Nordskov is trying to keep his angry face on.
Nordskov tries to clinch but Yoshida is having none of it.
Nordskov throws a poor cross that misses
and Yoshida counters with a stiff right hand.
Nordskov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yoshida.
Nordskov keeps Yoshida at a distance using the push kick.
Yoshida ducks under a wild hook from Nordskov.
Yoshida moves out of range of the strikes.
Yoshida comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Yoshida scoring well with a low kick there.
Yoshida moves out of range as Nordskov strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The fighters circle momentarily. Yoshida darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Both fighters circling a little - Nordskov finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yoshida slips under a jab from Nordskov.
Nordskov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nordskov defending well as Yoshida loads up on a big left hand.
Nordskov looks to score with a jab to the body but Yoshida is just out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida missing with a left hand there. Nordskov was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nordskov lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Nordskov scores with a sloppy right hand. Yoshida should have avoided that one.
Yoshida uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Nordskov.
Yoshida uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Nordskov chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Yoshida can pounce on him.
Yoshida looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Nordskov wants to clinch up but Yoshida keeps it at a distance.
Yoshida swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Nordskov throws a lazy right hand but Yoshida sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Yoshida feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Nordskov looks to score with a jab to the body but Yoshida is just out of range.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Yoshida 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 Nordskov has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Nordskov and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Nordskov misses with a body kick.
Yoshida tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Nordskov swings for the body but Yoshida moves out of range.
Nordskov is looking to land body kicks.
Nordskov pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Nordskov misses with a straight right.
Nordskov wants to land a leg kick but Yoshida is out of range.
Yoshida is looking to counter punch.
Yoshida tries to land a leg kick but Nordskov saw it coming and moves away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Nordskov. Yoshida does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nordskov connects with a looping right hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Yoshida looks to land a right hand but Nordskov moved out of range.
Nordskov throws the left hand but Yoshida avoids the punch easily.
Yoshida throws a looping overhand right but Nordskov ducks down to avoid it.
Yoshida misses with a double jab.
Yoshida uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Nordskov.
Nordskov misses with a kick to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yoshida. Nordskov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yoshida misses with a looping left.
Yoshida misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Nordskov.
Nordskov uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yoshida.
Yoshida takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Yoshida misses with a straight right.
Yoshida lands the left hand.
Nordskov slips a jab from Yoshida.
Yoshida throws the left hand but Nordskov avoids the punch easily.
Nordskov connects with an inside leg kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Yoshida.
Yoshida will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov staying out of range there.
Yoshida ducks under a wild hook from Nordskov.
Yoshida throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Nordskov appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Yoshida lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Nordskov tests Yoshida's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Yoshida takes a swing at Nordskov's ribcage but misses.
Nordskov lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Yoshida misses with a low kick.
Nordskov misses with a wild body shot.
Yoshida looks to land a right hand but Nordskov moved out of range.
Nordskov misses the shot to the body.
Nice uppercut there from Nordskov.
Yoshida misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Nordskov.
Nordskov let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Nordskov jabs Yoshida right on the nose. Yoshida blinks but takes it well.
Yoshida walks forward, straight into a front kick from Nordskov.
Nordskov throws an overhand right that lands on Yoshida's shoulder, as Yoshida tries to avoid the shot.
Yoshida throws a body kick that misses.
A slow jab from Yoshida misses its intended target.
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!
Nordskov attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
A bone on bone clash there as Nordskov blocks the leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov ducks under a wild hook from Yoshida.
Yoshida is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Nordskov.
Yoshida looks to throw the jab but Nordskov is out of range.
Nordskov pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Nordskov connects with a nice looking jab.
A jab from Yoshida misses.
Nordskov thinks about the counter body kick.
Yoshida scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Nordskov doesn't seem bothered though.
Nordskov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yoshida was well out of range. Poor timing from Nordskov.
Yoshida feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Yoshida ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yoshida ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
A slow jab from Yoshida misses its intended target.
Nordskov misses with a wild body shot.
Nordskov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yoshida.
Yoshida swings for the body but Nordskov moves out of range.
Nordskov 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.
Nordskov thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nordskov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yoshida.
Yoshida swings for the body but Nordskov moves out of range.
Nordskov takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Takashi Yoshida did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
That's time! Yoshida's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Yoshida walks into a left hand.
A leg kick checked by Yoshida.
Nordskov throws a front kick that sends Yoshida stumbling back into the cage.

Nordskov takes the fight into the clinch.
Nordskov makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Nordskov goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Yoshida tries a body shot but Nordskov blocks it.
Yoshida lands a right hand that snaps the head of Nordskov backwards.
Nice body punch from Yoshida.
Yoshida prevents a body shot from Nordskov.
Nordskov blocking some punches.
Nordskov throws a head punch that misses.
Yoshida gets through Nordskov's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Nordskov fails to land.
Yoshida goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Yoshida misses with a hook from the clinch.
Yoshida blocks a body shot from Nordskov.
Nordskov lands an uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yoshida lands a body shot.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida misses with a hook. Nordskov ducked under it nicely.
Yoshida looks to throw the jab but Nordskov is out of range.
Nordskov waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Yoshida.
Nordskov throws a jab but it's blocked by Yoshida.
Nordskov is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Nordskov on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Yoshida. Yoshida obviously looking to wear him down.
Yoshida misses with a body shot.
Nordskov ducks under a wild hook from Yoshida.
Nordskov displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Yoshida throws out the jab.
Nordskov throws a hook but Yoshida avoids it easily.
Nice defenses there by Yoshida.
Yoshida scores with a jab to the head.
Nordskov blocks a head kick by Yoshida.
A little jabbing left from Nordskov on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Yoshida throws a hook to the side of Nordskov's head but Nordskov sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Nordskov lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Yoshida looks to land a left hand but Nordskov moved out of range nicely.
Yoshida throws a head kick that misses.
Yoshida getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov throws a half hearted mid kick.
Nordskov scores with a body shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Yoshida tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Nordskov was well out of range. Poor timing from Yoshida.
Yoshida keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yoshida feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Nordskov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Yoshida.
Nordskov fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Yoshida has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Nordskov tries to clinch but Yoshida is having none of it.
Nordskov steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Yoshida.
Yoshida throws a good cross that connects.
Nordskov jabs Yoshida right on the nose. Yoshida blinks but takes it well.
Yoshida swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Yoshida takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Nordskov walks forward, straight into a front kick from Yoshida.
Yoshida misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Yoshida finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Yoshida keeps the fight on the outside.
Yoshida was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Nordskov lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Nordskov tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Yoshida tests Nordskov's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov slips under a jab from Yoshida.
Nordskov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yoshida was well out of range. Poor timing from Nordskov.
Yoshida misses the jab.
Nordskov misses with an uppercut. Yoshida saw that one coming.
Yoshida was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Nordskov lands a slapping body shot.
Yoshida misses the jab.
Yoshida avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Yoshida takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Nordskov avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A little jabbing left from Nordskov on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Nordskov throws a lazy right hand but Yoshida sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Yoshida throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Nordskov sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Yoshida ducks under a wild hook from Nordskov.
Yoshida was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Nordskov scores with a jab to the body.
Yoshida swats away the attempt to clinch by Nordskov.
Nordskov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yoshida.
Nordskov throws out a counter right but Yoshida avoids it with no problem.
Nordskov tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Nordskov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov misses with a kick to the body.
Yoshida appears to be looking for a big counter.
Nordskov bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Yoshida's head.
Yoshida feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Nordskov's calf.
Yoshida thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nordskov is trying to counter with his kicks.
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 connects with a looping right hand.
Nordskov takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Nordskov tries to clinch but Yoshida is having none of it.
Yoshida was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Nordskov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yoshida ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yoshida throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yoshida lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Yoshida on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Nordskov. Nordskov obviously looking to wear him down.
Yoshida walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Yoshida finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Yoshida moves out of range of the body kick from Nordskov.
Nordskov throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nordskov misses the shot to the body.
Yoshida fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Nordskov throws a hook but Yoshida blocks it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Takashi Yoshida will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


Yoshida misses the shot to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Nordskov. Yoshida does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yoshida looks to throw the jab but Nordskov is out of range.
Nordskov throws a body shot but no joy.
Nordskov moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Nordskov keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Nordskov missing with a left hand there. Yoshida was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nordskov moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Decent striking displayed by Nordskov there.
Nordskov is looking to clinch.
A bone on bone clash there as Nordskov blocks the leg kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Nordskov lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Yoshida has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Yoshida and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Nordskov 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.
A jab from Nordskov misses.
Nordskov throws a half hearted mid kick.
Yoshida moves out of range of the leg kick from Nordskov.
Nordskov takes a swing at Yoshida's ribcage but misses.
Decent striking displayed by Yoshida there.
Yoshida keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Nordskov tries to clinch up.
Yoshida feints and then cracks Nordskov's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Nordskov down.
Yoshida throws a solid leg kick but Nordskov takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Yoshida.
Yoshida pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Nordskov pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Nordskov uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yoshida.
An inside leg kick from Yoshida misses.
Nordskov avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Yoshida scores with a jab to the body.
Yoshida keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Nordskov.
Nordskov misses with a kick to the body.
Nordskov scores with a shot to the body.
Yoshida throws an overhand right that lands on Nordskov's shoulder, as Nordskov tries to avoid the shot.
Yoshida takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Good standup being displayed there by Nordskov as he connects with a hook.
Nordskov waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Yoshida.
Nordskov throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Nordskov looks to throw the jab but Yoshida is out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida scores with a hook to the body. Nordskov takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yoshida loads up on a big right hand but Nordskov slips the punch.
Nordskov throws a hook but Yoshida blocks it.
Yoshida fires out a quick counter leg kick but Nordskov just manages to avoid it.
Nordskov slips a jab from Yoshida.
Nordskov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nordskov bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Yoshida throws a leg kick but Nordskov moved away.
Nordskov swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Nordskov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nordskov throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Yoshida throwing a counter right hand but Nordskov manages to avoid it.
Nordskov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yoshida.
A little jabbing left from Nordskov on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Yoshida motions for Nordskov to come forward. Yoshida throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Nordskov tries to close the distance and clinch but Yoshida swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Yoshida misses with an uppercut.
Yoshida fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Nordskov is out of range.
Nordskov connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Nordskov changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Nordskov throws a half hearted mid kick.
Yoshida throws a wild body kick that Nordskov sees coming a mile off.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov throws a solid leg kick but Yoshida takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Nordskov.
Decent striking displayed by Nordskov there.
A jab from Nordskov misses.
Yoshida throwing a counter right hand but Nordskov manages to avoid it.
Yoshida swings for the body but Nordskov moves out of range.
A slow jab from Nordskov misses its intended target.
Nordskov takes one on the button.
Nordskov misses the shot to the body.
Yoshida tried to counter with a leg kick but Nordskov avoided it.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Nordskov lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Yoshida has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Yoshida and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Yoshida's jab looks to have found its range, popping Nordskov under the eye.
Yoshida throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Good standup being displayed there by Yoshida as he connects with a hook.
Yoshida blocks a low kick nicely.
Yoshida avoids the body shot from Nordskov.
The fighters circling - Yoshida throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Nordskov ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Nordskov scores with a nice head shot.
Yoshida fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Nordskov manages to avoid it.
Nordskov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yoshida was well out of range. Poor timing from Nordskov.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida lands a nice leg kick that just misses Nordskov's sensitive parts.
Nordskov tries a head kick but it misses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nordskov bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Yoshida walks into a straight right hand from Nordskov.
Yoshida looks to land a left hand but Nordskov moved out of range nicely.
Nordskov misses with a looping right.
Yoshida throwing a counter right hand but Nordskov manages to avoid it.
Yoshida takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Yoshida misses with a hook. Nordskov ducked under it nicely.
Nordskov scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Yoshida tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Nordskov was well out of range. Poor timing from Yoshida.
Nordskov throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yoshida throwing a counter right hand but Nordskov manages to avoid it.
Yoshida slips under a jab from Nordskov.
Yoshida misses with a wild body shot.
Yoshida lands a glancing blow to the side of Nordskov's head.
Nordskov throws out a leg kick but Yoshida moves out of range and Nordskov only half commits.
Yoshida throws a body punch but Nordskov moves out of range.
Yoshida bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Yoshida missing with a left hand there. Nordskov was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Mads Nordskov.
I think Yoshida 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 Phil Schofield scores the fight 46:50
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 48:50
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Mads Nordskov!

Mads Nordskov is the new bantamweight champion!
Mads Nordskov really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that Aspire Clothing logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.
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RATING
88%

 

Event: Pride FC 30     
Date:   Jun 29, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 86 p4p, 14 weight class) and Iker Ramirez (ranked 96 p4p, 15 weight class). Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. 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.

172 cm
35
147 lbs
29 - 21 - 0
180 cm
28
155 lbs
15 - 3 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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 29 wins, 21 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Iker Ramirez!
The judges for this bout are Chad Campbell, Franklyn Lucas and Steve Montenegro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yeboah throws a one two combo.

It looks like Iker Ramirez has been cut.
Ramirez throws a head kick that half lands.
Yeboah throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Ramirez on the side of the head.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yeboah wants to clinch up but Ramirez keeps it at a distance.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Yeboah.
Yeboah throws a sloppy head kick and Ramirez moves out of range easily.
Ramirez only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Yeboah misses with a double jab.
Ramirez appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Yeboah definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Ramirez fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Yeboah.
Ramirez throws a leg kick
and Yeboah counters with a stiff right hand.
Yeboah misses the shot to the body.
Ramirez swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yeboah misses the shot to the body.
Ramirez tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
An inside leg kick lands from Yeboah.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ramirez tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Yeboah throws a jab when Ramirez was well out of range.
Nice body kick from Yeboah.
Yeboah scores with a kick to the midsection.
Yeboah misses with a takedown
enabling Ramirez to counter with a crisp jab.
Yeboah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Yeboah on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Yeboah throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Yeboah fails with a takedown attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ramirez bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Yeboah's head.
Iker Ramirez is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Yeboah has Ramirez up against the cage in a clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ramirez lands a body shot in the clinch.
Ramirez prevents a body shot from Yeboah.
Yeboah is working Ramirez over against the cage.
Ramirez swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Yeboah throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Ramirezs head.
A right handed body shot lands from Ramirez.

Ramirez breaks the clinch.
Yeboah feints and then cracks Ramirez's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Ramirez down.
Yeboah wants to clinch up but Ramirez keeps it at a distance.
Ramirez lands a nice leg kick that just misses Yeboah's sensitive parts.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a wild body kick that Ramirez sees coming a mile off.
Ramirez looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Yeboah checks a low kick from Ramirez.
The crowd cheers as Yeboah lands an impressive looking overhand right. Ramirez doesn't seem phased though.
Yeboah scores with a nice strike.
Yeboah tries a head kick but it misses.
Yeboah with a jab.
Yeboah misses with a kick to the body.
Ramirez unleashes a big counter combination but Yeboah bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Yeboah tries to land a leg kick but Ramirez saw it coming and moves away.
Yeboah tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Yeboah cracks a nice hook into Ramirez's ribs.
Yeboah on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ramirez. Ramirez obviously looking to wear him down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A thudding body kick lands there by Yeboah!
Yeboah moves in looking to clinch but Ramirez pushes him off.
Yeboah jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ramirez looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Ramirez checks the leg kick nicely there.
A little jabbing left from Ramirez on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Yeboah ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ramirez moves away.
Yeboah backing away here, and Ramirez unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Yeboah loads up on a big right hand but Ramirez slips the punch.
Ramirez flicks out a counter leg kick but Yeboah steps away.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Ramirez pivots, looking for a leg kick but Yeboah is out of range and Ramirez settles back down.
Yeboah moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Yeboah looks to score with a jab to the body but Ramirez is just out of range.
Despite the aggression on Ramirez's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Yeboah lands a really nice looking cross but Ramirez seems unphased.
Ramirez lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ramirez misses with a straight right.
Sambulo Yeboah is winning the standup battle so far.
Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ramirez.
Yeboah misses with a hook. Ramirez ducked under it nicely.
Ramirez throws the left hand but Yeboah avoids the punch easily.
Ramirez avoids a kick to the body.
Ramirez tries a quick counter leg kick but Yeboah is wise to it.
A big right from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah lands a jab to the nose.
Yeboah tests Ramirez's chin there with a solid looking shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah throws a front kick that sends Ramirez stumbling back into the cage.
Yeboah misses with a kick to the body
and Ramirez counters with a slapping leg kick.
Yeboah throws the left hand but Ramirez avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ramirez throws the left hand but Yeboah avoids the punch easily.
Yeboah quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Ramirez pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Yeboah lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Ramirez just misses with a punch to the body.
Yeboah lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ramirez misses the body punch
and Yeboah counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Ramirez thinking.
Yeboah with a poor takedown
and Ramirez counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yeboah misses with a kick to the body
enabling Ramirez to counter with a crisp jab.
Yeboah tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Yeboah on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Yeboah throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Ramirez but Ramirez pushes him off and we're back to square one.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Yeboah is trying hard to land a takedown here. Ramirez sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Ramirez looks like he wants to counter punch here.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Sambulo Yeboah. That's going to take a lot out of him.
A slow jab from Yeboah misses its intended target.
A swing and a miss from Ramirez.
Yeboah missing with a left hand there. Ramirez was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A lazy left from Ramirez finds it's target.
Yeboah misses with a jab to the body
and Ramirez counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Yeboah is rocked!
A leg kick checked by Ramirez.
Oh Yeboah is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Ramirez tries a head kick but it misses.
Yeboah fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ramirez manages to avoid it.
Yeboah buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ramirez misses with a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Ramirez counters with a crisp right that sends Yeboah to the canvas! Ramirez follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:06 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Iker Ramirez!
Iker Ramirez is the new featherweight champion!
Iker Ramirez tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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RATING
46%

 

Event: PFC 113 Urani vs Bathory     
Date:   Jun 29, 2019

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Hugh Moors (ranked 279 p4p, 40 weight class) and Ludo Van Veen (ranked 319 p4p, 43 weight class). Van Veen is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Give it ALL. Hugh Moors is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

182 cm
33
175 lbs
13 - 2 - 0
185 cm
32
174 lbs
23 - 10 - 0
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 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Hugh Moors!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Ludo Van Veen!
The judges for this bout are Shirou Masuda, Hirohito Nitta and Yuuki Gou.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A big right from Van Veen misses.
Nice body kick from Van Veen.
Moors uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Van Veen.
Van Veen fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Moors on the side of the head.
Van Veen scores with a jab. Moors acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
A jab from Van Veen does it's job there.
Van Veen digs a good body shot into Moors's ribs.
Van Veen thows a body kick. Moors tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Van Veen thuds his right hand into Moors's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Ludo Van Veen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Van Veen turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Moors uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Van Veen.
Moors moves forwards but Van Veen connects with a nice, crisp jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Moors avoids the head kick by Van Veen.
A little feinted left hand from Moors on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Van Veen connects with a leg kick. Moors looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Van Veen swings widly with a right hand

and Moors counters with a nice right hand that sends Van Veen toppling to the canvas! Van Veen scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Moors finish him?!
Van Veen waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Moors.
Moors half committed to a counter leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Van Veen keeps the fight on the outside.
Van Veen swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Van Veen digs a good hook to Moors's body.
Van Veen rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Moors counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Moors.
Moors doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Moors keeps control of Van Veen as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Van Veen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Moors swings wildly with an uppercut but Van Veen uses good head movement to avoid it.
Moors goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Van Veen pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Van Veen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Moors manages to avoid it.
Van Veen turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Van Veen swings and misses with a shot to the body
enabling Moors to counter with a crisp jab.
Good exchange - Van Veen coming out on top.
Van Veen dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Van Veen clobbers Moors with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Van Veen smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
The fight stays on the outside here - Moors looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Van Veen misses with a wild body shot.
Moors walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Van Veen throws a head kick but Moors moves out of range.
Moors swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Van Veen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

Moors instigates a clinch.
Moors blocks a body shot from Van Veen.
Moors prevents a body shot from Van Veen.
Van Veen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Moors swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Van Veen tries to break free but Moors pushes him back against the cage.
Van Veen lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Moors or not.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Moors.
A short right from Van Veen on the inside.
Moors misses with some punches.
Van Veen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Moors tries to throw a body punch but Van Veen avoids it by throwing Moors back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Moors misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Van Veen manages to break the clinch.
Van Veen with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Van Veen bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Van Veen scores with a shot to the body.
Moors's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Van Veen connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Moors scrambles back to his feet.
Van Veen avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Some wild striking there from Van Veen.
Nice cross by Van Veen.
Van Veen misses the jab.
Van Veen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Moors ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
It looked like Moors wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Van Veen lands a nice shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Van Veen throws a solid leg kick but Moors takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Van Veen.
Moors was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Van Veen connects with a body shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Van Veen scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Moors moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Van Veen loads up on a big right hand but Moors slips the punch.
Moors was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Moors tries to clinch up.

Moors moves into the clinch.
Van Veen misses with some punches.
Moors misses with a punch to the body.
Van Veen tries to throw a body punch but Moors avoids it by throwing Van Veen back against the cage.
Moors lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Van Veen.
Van Veen's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Van Veen lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.

Van Veen breaks the clinch.
Moors needs to keep his hands up - Van Veen had a free shot at his head there.
A lazy left from Van Veen finds it's target.
Moors tries to clinch up.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ludo Van Veen dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Van Veen waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Moors.
Moors has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Moors there as he acknowledges the shot.
Van Veen lands a nice looking body shot.
Moors stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Van Veen.
Moors walks into a jab.
Moors avoids a kick to the body.
Moors blocks a jab.
Van Veen misses with a head kick.

Moors has managed to clinch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Moors.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Moors tries to work over Van Veen's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Moors is leaning against Van Veen and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Van Veen working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Van Veen throws a head punch that misses.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Van Veen 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.
Van Veen is trying to break free.
Moors scores with an uppercut up the middle.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Van Veen misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Van Veen lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Van Veen.
Van Veen throws a punch but it's blocked by Moors.
Moors blocking some punches.
A head punch on the inside from Van Veen fails to land.
Van Veen takes a shot to the head.
Van Veen tries a body shot but Moors blocks it.

Moors manages to break the clinch.
Van Veen lunges at Moors with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Moors's hand.
Moors defending well as Van Veen loads up on a big left hand.
A quick step to the side and Moors tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Moors moves out of range of the strikes.
An attempted straight right counter from Moors misses the target.
Van Veen connects with a body shot that sends Moors's belly button to the back.
Van Veen has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Van Veen misses the shot to the body.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Van Veen.
A big left from Van Veen misses.
Moors takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Van Veen throws out a loose jab but Moors uses good head movement to avoid it.
Moors moves out of range as Van Veen strikes.
An attempted straight right counter from Moors misses the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Good standup being displayed there by Van Veen as he connects with a hook.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Moors attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Moors moves out of range of the strikes.

Moors has closed the distance and engaged Van Veen in a clinch.
Moors lands an uppercut.
Moors doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Van Veen throws a head punch that misses.
Moors scores with a shoulder strike.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Moors misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Moors misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Van Veen gets through Moors's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Moors can't find room to land a body shot as Van Veen controls the action.
Van Veen struggles to land a body shot inside as Moors controls his hands.
A short body shot lands from Moors as the two fighters clinch.
Moors lands a nice uppercut.
Van Veen blocks an uppercut.

Moors breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Van Veen pivots, looking for a leg kick but Moors is out of range and Van Veen settles back down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Van Veen thuds a left hand into Moors's body.
Moors slips under a jab.
Moors is looking to counter punch.
Van Veen looks to throw the jab but Moors is out of range.
Moors jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Moors is looking to clinch.
Van Veen misses with a lunging right hand
and Van Veen takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Hugh Moors has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Van Veen cracks Moors with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Ludo Van Veen seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Van Veen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Van Veen tries to work over Moors's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Van Veen gets through Moors's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Van Veen misses with a body punch.
Moors tries a body shot but Van Veen blocks it.
Van Veen lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Moors tries to throw a body punch but Van Veen avoids it by throwing Moors back against the cage.
Moors blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Van Veen tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Moors's elbow.
Hugh Moors has scored more points in the clinch so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Van Veen's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Moors misses with some punches.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Moors lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Van Veen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Moors blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Van Veen misses with a hook from the clinch.
Moors misses with a short punch on the inside.
Good body shot from Moors.
A short right from Van Veen on the inside.
Moors doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Van Veen wants to break the clinch but can't.

Van Veen breaks the clinch.
Van Veen takes a swing at Moors's ribcage but misses.
Moors is looking to clinch.
Moors tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
A looping hook to the body misses from Van Veen. Moors does a little dance to reset his feet.

Moors takes the fight into the clinch.
Moors lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Van Veen.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Van Veen swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Moors.
A chopping leg kick lands by Van Veen.
Van Veen lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Moors is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Moors tries to close the distance and clinch up but Van Veen swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Van Veen throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Moors sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Moors was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Moors looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Van Veen tries to land a front kick but Moors steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Moors slips under a jab from Van Veen.
Van Veen moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Van Veen getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Moors tries to clinch up but Van Veen circles away and keeps his distance.
Van Veen looks to land a right hand but Moors moved out of range.
Moors is looking to counter punch.
Van Veen lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Van Veen throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Van Veen throws a sloppy body shot

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

Van Veen is rocked!
Moors walks into a left hand.
Van Veen is still on wobbly legs! Can Moors finish him?
Van Veen wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Van Veen misses with a wild body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Moors is looking to clinch but Van Veen is avoiding it.
Van Veen seems to have recovered his senses.
Moors tries to clinch but Van Veen moves out of range.
Moors ducks under a wild hook from Van Veen.
An attempted straight right counter from Moors misses the target.
Van Veen throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Moors scores with a counter punch that sends Van Veen to the canvas! Moors smells blood - he's punishing Van Veen with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Van Veen has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:40 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Hugh Moors!
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
85%

 

Event: F46: LHW Tourney Round 1     
Date:   Jun 29, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cedric Simard (ranked 6820 p4p, 415 weight class) and Pauke Murhapuro (ranked 1950 p4p, 208 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

200 cm
18
250 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
192 cm
20
235 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Great low kicks
Cardio machine
Powerful takedowns
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Cedric Simard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Pauke Murhapuro!
The judges for this bout are Aleksandr Martynov, Igor Prikhodko and Ivan Kurochkin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Simard throws a head kick but Murhapuro moves out of range.
Murhapuro appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Simard misses with a hook
and Murhapuro counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Simard misses with a left hand
and Murhapuro counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Murhapuro cracks Simard with a good jab.

Murhapuro gets a clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Simard breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A punch combination from Murhapuro misses.
Simard misses with a body shot.
Murhapuro throws out a counter right but Simard avoids it with no problem.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Simard takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Murhapuro darts in looking for a takedown but Simard gets double underhooks and turns Murhapuro into the cage.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Simard throws a left and a right that both miss
and Murhapuro counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Simard scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Cedric Simard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Murhapuro thumps Simard with a low kick.
Murhapuro takes one to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Simard misses with a head kick.
Murhapuro flicks out a counter leg kick but Simard steps away.
Simard fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Murhapuro is out of range.
Murhapuro lands a jab.
Simard wants to slow Murhapuro down by chopping away at his legs.
Murhapuro throws a head kick but Simard moves out of range.
Murhapuro throws a predictable looking body shot

and Simard counters with a head kick that drops Murhapuro to the mat! Murhapuro scrambles across the canvas and gets back to his feet, still wobbly!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Simard ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhapuro lands a jab to the head.
Simard throws a leg kick

and Murhapuro counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Simard keeping moving, preventing Murhapuro from controlling successfully.
Simard lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


Murhapuro has an omoplata and is looking to use it perhaps as a submission or perhaps to transition. Simard is in a bit of discomfort here, but he's managed to free himself and has dived into side control! That didn't work out too well for Murhapuro.
Simard works to advance to full mount. Murhapuro defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Murhapuro keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Murhapuro is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Simard tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Simard avoids the attempt from Murhapuro to control.
Murhapuro is looking to improve his position but Simard isn't that keen on the idea.
Murhapuro holds on for dear life.
Murhapuro tries to lock up and control but Simard gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Murhapuro is wriggling around here but as he tries to escape, Simard has taken his back.
Simard not allowing Murhapuro to control his hands.
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 Cedric Simard will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


A good leg kick by Simard.
A low kick from Simard is predictable there
and Murhapuro connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Murhapuro blocks a head kick by Simard.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Murhapuro! But no joy.
Simard throws an off balance right hand
and Murhapuro counters with a stiff right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Simard throws a solid leg kick but Murhapuro takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Simard.
Murhapuro bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhapuro swings away with a body shot that misses
and Simard counters with an inside leg kick.
Murhapuro tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Simard throws a nice looking combination but Murhapuro bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Murhapuro takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Nice shot by Murhapuro.
Murhapuro slips under a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Simard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Murhapuro manages to avoid it.
Murhapuro appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Simard finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Simard takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Simard moves out of range of the leg kick from Murhapuro.
Simard scores with a jab to the body.
Murhapuro swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Simard comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Good shot there by Simard.
Simard misses with a left hand
and Murhapuro counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Simard throws a lazy uppercut
and Murhapuro makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Murhapuro ducks under a wild hook from Simard.
Simard misses with a body shot.
It seemed like Murhapuro was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Murhapuro misses with a looping left.
Murhapuro fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Simard manages to avoid it.
Simard fires out a quick counter leg kick but Murhapuro just manages to avoid it.
Murhapuro scores with a nice strike.
Simard uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Murhapuro.
Simard half committed to a counter leg kick.
Good shot there by Simard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Simard lands a big head kick that sends Murhapuro tumbling to the mat! Simard takes a step backwards and waves Murhapuro back to his feet - he wants the finish!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Cedric Simard dominated that second round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Simard swings away with a body shot that misses
and Simard takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

It looks like Pauke Murhapuro has been cut.
Murhapuro is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Simard.
Murhapuro looks to land a right hand but Simard moved out of range.
Simard throwing a counter right hand but Murhapuro manages to avoid it.
Simard tries to work over Murhapuro's front leg with a kick but Murhapuro checks it.
A low kick from Simard misses
letting Murhapuro counter with a right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Good standup being displayed there by Simard as he connects with a hook.
Simard misses with a leg kick.
Murhapuro swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhapuro lands a nice shot to the body.
Murhapuro uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Simard.
Murhapuro connects with a crisp jab.
Simard throws a sloppy body shot
and Simard takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Murhapuro misses with a wild body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhapuro misses with a body punch
and Simard counters with an outside leg kick.
Murhapuro scores with a jab to the body.
Murhapuro works over Simard's head and body with a nice combination.
Murhapuro throws a body shot but no joy.
Simard looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Pauke Murhapuro seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Simard moves out of range of the strikes.
Simard swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Simard misses with a body shot
and Murhapuro makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Simard scores with a jab to the head.
Murhapuro throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Simard counters with a nice body shot.
Murhapuro takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
A looping hook to the body misses from Simard. Murhapuro does a little dance to reset his feet.
The fighters circling - Murhapuro throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Simard tried to counter with a leg kick but Murhapuro avoided it.
Simard misses with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Simard uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Murhapuro.
As Murhapuro looks to move away, Simard throws a big counter combo but Murhapuro just gets out of the way.
Simard throws a leg kick
and Murhapuro counters with a straight right hand.
Simard chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Simard thows a leg kick but Murhapuro checks it
and Simard takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Simard throws a leg kick but Murhapuro sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Pauke Murhapuro has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Simard thows a leg kick but Murhapuro checks it
letting Murhapuro counter with a right hand.

And that's the end of the fight!
Pauke Murhapuro comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Simard has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Cedric Simard!
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hype
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
44%

 

Event: EMP Tower vs Zulu     
Date:   Jun 28, 2019

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Test Four (ranked 4839 p4p, 101 weight class) and Test Nine (ranked 5008 p4p, 108 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.

210 cm
18
240 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
210 cm
18
240 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Good chin
Good wrestler
Brawler
Determined

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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, Test Four!
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, Test Nine!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Paul Tew and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Four closes this distance looking for a takedown but Nine circles away.
Nine swats away the attempt to clinch by Four.
A shot to the body from Nine misses

and Four counters with a head kick that drops Nine to the mat! Nine scrambles across the canvas and gets back to his feet, still wobbly!

Nine is rocked!
Four tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Nine swivels and escapes.
Nine is still on wobbly legs! Can Four finish him?
Four tries for a takedown but Nine sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Test Four. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Nine avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Four.
Nine drops his hands momentarily and Four needs no second invitation. He sets himself and throws a perfect high kick, that clips Nine just on the top of the head. Nine drops like a sack of potatoes to the canvas, out cold! Oooooooh yeah! Stick a fork in Nine - he's done!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:28 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Test Four!
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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: EMP Tower vs Zulu     
Date:   Jun 28, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Iain Tower (ranked 1 p4p, 1 weight class) and Kvame Zulu (ranked 46 p4p, 6 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Tower might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Kanye - Power. Zulu comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Big Badaboom kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Kvame Zulu acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

210 cm
27
275 lbs
21 - 2 - 0
205 cm
28
265 lbs
19 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

UnderGround Clothing Co.
Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)

Conviction
UnderGround Clothing Co.



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 21 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Iain Tower!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kvame Zulu!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Steven Brown and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Good standup being displayed there by Zulu as he connects with a hook.

It looks like Iain Tower has been cut.
Good exchange - Zulu coming out on top.
Zulu thows a left - swing and a miss!
Zulu lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Zulu throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tower gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Zulu throws a jab when Tower was well out of range.
It looked like Tower wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Tower finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
And Zulu responds with a good body kick, but Tower manages to step out the way in time.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Zulu checks a leg kick.
Zulu steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tower.
Tower uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Zulu.
Tower tried to counter with a leg kick but Zulu avoided it.
Zulu scores with a spinning back kick!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Zulu scores with a leg kick.
Zulu on the wrong end of a nice hook.

It looks like Kvame Zulu has been cut.
Zulu scores with a body shot.
Tower lands a nice looking kick to the body. Zulu takes a step back to recover.
Tower misses with a leg kick.
Tower scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Zulu misses with a body kick.
Zulu fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Tower checks it well.
Zulu waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tower.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A solid body kick from Zulu.
Zulu connects with a body shot that sends Tower's belly button to the back.
Zulu cracks Tower with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Zulu ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tower moves away.
Tower throwing a counter right hand but Zulu manages to avoid it.
Tower keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Zulu.
Tower lands a leg kick that knocks Zulu off balance momentarily.
Tower jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tower motions for Zulu to come forward. Tower throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tower takes a body punch but keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Zulu takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Zulu throws a sloppy head kick
and Tower counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Zulu fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tower manages to avoid it.
Tower is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Tower just misses with a punch to the body.
Tower throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Zulu has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Zulu there as he acknowledges the shot.
Zulu scores with a jab to the body.
Tower gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Zulu misses with a right hand
and Zulu takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Both fighters circling a little - Zulu finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Tower is breathing heavily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Zulu fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tower looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Zulu clinches up against the cage.
A right hook to the body lands for Zulu.
Zulu lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Tower fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Zulu presses Tower against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Zulu blocks a body shot from Tower.
Zulu lands a body punch.
Zulu lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Tower.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Zulu lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Zulu lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tower backwards.
Zulu lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Tower or not.
Zulu working some nice short punches in the clinch.
I was talking to Tower's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Tower prevents a body shot from Zulu.
Zulu scores with a nice hook to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kvame Zulu dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Zulu.
That kick from Zulu tenderised Tower's leg. Tower is trying to keep his angry face on.
Zulu misses with a looping right.
Zulu fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Zulu lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tower's sensitive parts.
Tower with a nice cross.
Tower checks a low kick from Zulu.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tower throws a leg kick
and Zulu makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Tower really felt that one!
Zulu walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tower checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Zulu misses with a head kick.
As Zulu looks to move away, Tower throws a big counter combo but Zulu just gets out of the way.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Zulu misses the jab.
Zulu with a nice cross.
Zulu lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Tower moves out of range of the body kick.
Zulu scores with a leg kick.
Zulu is looking to slow Tower down with leg kicks.
A head kick by Zulu misses
and Tower counters with a body kick.
Tower checks a leg kick.
Tower was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Zulu on the wrong end of a nice hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tower throws a big shot that misses.
Tower throws a head kick that misses.
Zulu on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

That has opened up Kvame Zulu's cut even more.
Tower throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
That kick from Tower tenderised Zulu's leg. Zulu is trying to keep his angry face on.
Zulu tries to work over Tower's front leg with a kick but Tower checks it.
Zulu throws a right hand that misses
and Tower counters with a slapping leg kick.
Kvame Zulu seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Zulu misses with a body punch
and Tower connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tower throws a lazy right hand but Zulu sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tower ducks under a wild hook from Zulu.
Zulu connects with a body shot.
Tower moves out of range of the body kick.
Tower fires out a quick counter leg kick but Zulu just manages to avoid it.
Zulu jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Zulu lands a front kick.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Zulu takes a swing at Tower's ribcage but misses.
Tower moves away from the strike by Zulu.
Tower throwing a counter right hand but Zulu manages to avoid it.
Zulu darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Zulu avoids the head kick by Tower.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Zulu thows a leg kick but Tower checks it
and Tower counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Zulu takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Nice defenses there by Tower.
Tower is looking to counter punch.
A jab from Zulu misses.
Tower looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Tower scores with a nice strike.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tower looks to land a left hand but Zulu moved out of range nicely.
Zulu waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tower.
It looked like Tower wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Zulu dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tower. That did some damage!
Zulu takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kvame Zulu showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Tower takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Zulu throws a leg kick but Tower checks it.
A thudding body kick lands there by Zulu!
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Zulu.
Tower looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Zulu lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tower's sensitive parts.

Zulu fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Tower, pushing him back against the cage.
Tower tries to throw a body punch but Zulu avoids it by throwing Tower back against the cage.
Zulu has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tower misses with a punch to the body.
Zulu throws a head punch that misses.
Zulu misses with a punch to the body.
Zulu tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tower makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tower wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Zulu lands a body shot.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Zulu scores with a nice hook to the head.
Zulu stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Zulu lands a right hand.
Zulu pushes Tower back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Zulu lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A right hand to the body from Zulu.
Tower tries to pull guard but Zulu holds him up against the cage and eventually Tower drops back down to his feet.
Tower will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Zulu goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Zulu breaks from the clinch.
Zulu lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Zulu - that will leave a mark!
Tower gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Zulu connects with the punch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tower throws a jab but it's blocked by Zulu.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tower pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tower drops his hands momentarily and Zulu takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

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

Tower is rocked!
Tower ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Zulu moves away.
Tower misses the jab.

Zulu lands a big uppercut and Tower crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Tower looks OK. Zulu waves Tower back to his feet!
Oh Tower is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Zulu is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tower.
Tower drops his hands momentarily. Zulu doesn't need a second invitation, landing a shot to the temple. Tower staggers and falls to the mat and the ref dives in to save him from any more punishment. Tower doesn't seem happy with the stoppage but he was done.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:58 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Kvame Zulu!
Kvame Zulu is the new heavyweight champion!
Kvame Zulu spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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Event: EMP Kansalainen Vs Escobar     
Date:   Jun 28, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Tapani Kansalainen (ranked 13 p4p, 3 weight class) and Diego Escobar (ranked 22 p4p, 5 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?

169 cm
27
150 lbs
18 - 3 - 2
182 cm
28
160 lbs
25 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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 18 wins, 3 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Tapani Kansalainen!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Diego Escobar!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kansalainen lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Kansalainen slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Kansalainen throws a leg kick but Escobar moved away.
Kansalainen lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
We've been told by Kansalainen's head coaches at Gangsterdamage that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Kansalainen throws a head kick that misses.
A little jabbing left from Escobar on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kansalainen scores with a nice head shot.
Escobar thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kansalainen throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Kansalainen swings widly with a right hand
and Escobar counters with an outside leg kick.
Kansalainen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Escobar looks to land a left hand but Kansalainen moved out of range nicely.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Escobar.
Escobar is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kansalainen.
Escobar dodges the punch combination from Kansalainen.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kansalainen throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Kansalainen avoids a kick to the body.
Escobar looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Escobar steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Kansalainen. That one must have hurt.
Kansalainen works Escobar's body with a nice hook.
Kansalainen throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Escobar counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kansalainen throws a leg kick
and Escobar counters with a straight right hand.
Kansalainen chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kansalainen. That's going to slow Escobar down.
Kansalainen lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Kansalainen throws a hook to the side of Escobar's head but Escobar sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kansalainen chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Escobar can pounce on him.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kansalainen just misses with a punch to the body.
Escobar throws out a counter right but Kansalainen avoids it with no problem.
Kansalainen misses with a hook
letting Escobar counter with a right hand.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kansalainen throws a sloppy head kick
and Escobar counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kansalainen avoids the body shot from Escobar.
Escobar throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Escobar defending well as Kansalainen loads up on a big left hand.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Escobar! But no joy.
Escobar ducks right into an uppercut from Kansalainen.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Escobar looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Left hook, right uppercut from Kansalainen.

It looks like Diego Escobar has been cut.
Kansalainen keeps Escobar at a distance using the push kick.
Escobar avoids a punch combination nicely.
Kansalainen backing away here, and Escobar unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Escobar throws a body punch but Kansalainen moves out of range.
Escobar ducks right into an uppercut from Kansalainen.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kansalainen looks to throw the jab but Escobar is out of range.
Escobar tries a quick counter leg kick but Kansalainen is wise to it.
Escobar checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kansalainen connects with a body shot that sends Escobar's belly button to the back.
Nice shot lands for Kansalainen.
Kansalainen with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Escobar to score with a decent uppercut.
Escobar shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Kansalainen looks to throw a body kick
enabling Escobar to counter with a crisp jab.
Kansalainen throws a nice outside leg kick.
Escobar steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kansalainen.
Escobar uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kansalainen.
An inside leg kick lands from Kansalainen.
Escobar uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kansalainen.
Danga de danga de dang - Kansalainen scores with a four punch combination!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Escobar looks to score with a jab to the body but Kansalainen is just out of range.
Kansalainen looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
A leg kick checked by Escobar.
Kansalainen misses with a leg kick
and Escobar counters with a straight right hand.
Kansalainen missing with a left hand there. Escobar was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Kansalainen. Escobar shrugs it off though.
Kansalainen scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kansalainen bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Kansalainen cracks Escobar with a good jab.
Kansalainen is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Kansalainen misses with a low kick.
Escobar gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kansalainen.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kansalainen misses the shot to the body.
Kansalainen throws a jab when Escobar was well out of range.
Kansalainen jabbing away but nothing is landing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tapani Kansalainen dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Escobar scores with a hook.
Escobar misses with a body shot.
Kansalainen scores with a jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Escobar. Kansalainen does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kansalainen with a jab.
Kansalainen is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Escobar.
Nice uppercut lands for Kansalainen. That snapped Escobar's head back.
A shot to the liver by Escobar. Beautiful body shot.
Kansalainen scores with a hook to the body. Escobar takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kansalainen just misses with a punch to the body.
Escobar throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kansalainen lands a jab to Escobar's midsection.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Escobar takes a shot right to the bread basket.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A low kick from Kansalainen misses
and Escobar counters with a slapping leg kick.
Kansalainen throws a body shot but no joy.
Kansalainen fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Escobar darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Escobar has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Kansalainen connects with a body shot that sends Escobar's belly button to the back.
Escobar misses with a hook. Kansalainen ducked under it nicely.
Escobar moves out of range as Kansalainen throws a body kick.
Escobar swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Kansalainen misses with the combination.
Kansalainen misses with a body shot
and Escobar counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Escobar tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Kansalainen is able to avoid easily.
Tapani Kansalainen is winning the standup battle so far.
Kansalainen's jab looks to have found its range, popping Escobar under the eye.
Kansalainen misses with a low kick.
Escobar is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Kansalainen with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kansalainen throws a leg kick
and Escobar 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!
Kansalainen lands the left hand.
A big right from Kansalainen misses.
Escobar only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Kansalainen is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Escobar can do to turn this around?
Escobar checks a leg kick nicely.
It seemed like Escobar was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Kansalainen throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Kansalainen takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kansalainen fakes the leg kick and cracks Escobar in the body.
Escobar throws a hook but Kansalainen blocks it.
Escobar slips under a jab.
A punch combination from Kansalainen misses.
Kansalainen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A shot to the body from Kansalainen misses
and Escobar cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Escobar has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen throws out a loose jab but Escobar uses good head movement to avoid it.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Escobar might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Kansalainen has got the better of the exchanges.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kansalainen ducks under a wild hook from Escobar.
Kansalainen pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Escobar was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
A swing and a miss from Kansalainen.
Escobar throws out a counter right but Kansalainen avoids it with no problem.
Kansalainen fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
A cross from Kansalainen lands.
Escobar moves out of range of the strikes.
Escobar moves out of range as Kansalainen strikes.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Escobar! But no joy.
Kansalainen buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jab from Kansalainen.
A left lands for Escobar.
Escobar cracks Kansalainen with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

Kansalainen is rocked!
Kansalainen throws a nice outside leg kick.
Kansalainen misses with a straight right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kansalainen lands with a nice combination. Escobar backs away looking to recover.
A telegraphed right hand from Kansalainen misses the target.
Kansalainen throws a jab when Escobar was well out of range.
Escobar throws out a counter right but Kansalainen avoids it with no problem.
Kansalainen misses with a straight left.
Kansalainen throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Kansalainen throws a leg kick but Escobar checks it.
Kansalainen tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Escobar was well out of range. Poor timing from Kansalainen.
Escobar throws a fast counter high kick but Kansalainen manages to duck under it in time.
Escobar ducks under a wild hook from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen throws a body punch but Escobar moves out of range.
Escobar now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Escobar uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kansalainen.
Escobar shapes to counter with a head kick.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kansalainen.
Escobar slips under a jab.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Escobar! But no joy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tapani Kansalainen dominated that second round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Kansalainen scores with a jab to the jaw.
Kansalainen feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Escobar's calf.
Kansalainen swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Escobar throws out a counter right but Kansalainen avoids it with no problem.
Sloppy strikes from Kansalainen. Those never looked like landing.
Kansalainen jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Escobar is looking to score with low kicks.
Kansalainen throws a head kick that misses.
Crunch! Escobar slams his shin into Kansalainen's torso.
Kansalainen attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kansalainen moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Escobar misses with a wild body shot.
Escobar keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kansalainen gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Escobar counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar tries to land a leg kick but Kansalainen saw it coming and moves away.
Kansalainen throws a leg kick but Escobar moved away.
Escobar swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kansalainen takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kansalainen connects with the punch.
Kansalainen lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Escobar shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Kansalainen misses with a low kick.
It seemed like Escobar was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A decent looking cross lands there for Escobar.
Oh Kansalainen is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Kansalainen tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Kansalainen seems to have got his legs back now.
Escobar walks into a left hand.
Kansalainen cracks a nice hook into Escobar's ribs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar slips under a jab from Kansalainen.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Escobar keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Kansalainen gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Escobar.
Kansalainen scoring well with a low kick there.
Kansalainen lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kansalainen misses with a lunging right hand
and Escobar makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Kansalainen, as that shot connected.
Kansalainen defending well as Escobar loads up on a big left hand.
Escobar takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Kansalainen sizes up Escobar with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Escobar's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
An inside leg kick lands from Escobar.
Escobar avoids the head kick by Kansalainen.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kansalainen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kansalainen misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Escobar connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kansalainen takes a swing at Escobar's ribcage but misses.
It seemed like Escobar was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Kansalainen scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Escobar tries to move into range but Kansalainen moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Kansalainen throws a looping overhand right but Escobar ducks down to avoid it.
Despite the aggression on Escobar's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Kansalainen lands a right hook to the body.
Escobar displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kansalainen throws out the jab.
Escobar throws out a counter right but Kansalainen avoids it with no problem.
Kansalainen loads up on a big right hand but Escobar slips the punch.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Escobar! But no joy.
Escobar on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Kansalainen connects with the punch.
Kansalainen throws a lazy body kick
and Escobar counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kansalainen just misses with a punch to the body.
Kansalainen throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Escobar on the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kansalainen rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Escobar counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kansalainen slips under a jab.
Escobar with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kansalainen to score with a decent uppercut.
Escobar defending well as Kansalainen loads up on a big left hand.
Escobar throws a counter combo.
Kansalainen throws a hook to the side of Escobar's head but Escobar sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Escobar is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Escobar takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Kansalainen misses with a combination
and Escobar counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tapani Kansalainen clearly takes that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Escobar fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Kansalainen has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Diego Escobar has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Kansalainen lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Kansalainen throws out a powerful jab.
Kansalainen buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kansalainen uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Kansalainen thows a left - swing and a miss!
A low kick from Kansalainen misses
and Escobar counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Escobar throws a big shot that misses.
Kansalainen appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Escobar.
A big left from Kansalainen misses.
Escobar now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Kansalainen lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Kansalainen throws a body kick that misses
and Escobar counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kansalainen lands with a cross.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kansalainen throws a big shot that misses.
Escobar looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Escobar takes one to the side of the head.
Escobar lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Kansalainen lands with a kick to the ribs.
Kansalainen swinging wildly here.
Kansalainen misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
It seemed like Escobar was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Escobar throws a good cross that connects.
Kansalainen looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Kansalainen scores with a punch to the head.
Kansalainen lands the left hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Kansalainen. Escobar shrugs it off though.
Kansalainen jabs Escobar to the body, keeping him at a distance.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kansalainen throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Kansalainen throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Escobar sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kansalainen connects with a single shot there.
Kansalainen connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Escobar throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kansalainen tests Escobar's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kansalainen throws out a powerful jab.
Kansalainen tries to land a body kick
and Escobar counters with a nice uppercut.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kansalainen.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Escobar 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 Kansalainen has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kansalainen and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Kansalainen tries to land a body kick
and Escobar connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kansalainen throws a nice inside leg kick.
Escobar tries to land a front kick but Kansalainen steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kansalainen throws out a loose jab but Escobar uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kansalainen scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Nice uppercut lands for Kansalainen. That snapped Escobar's head back.
Escobar ducks under a wild hook from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen misses with a body kick.
Escobar looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kansalainen throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Escobar counters with a straight right hand.
Escobar dodges the punch combination from Kansalainen.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Escobar.
Good exchange - Kansalainen coming out on top.
Escobar tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Kansalainen is able to avoid easily.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Escobar throws a hook but Kansalainen avoids it easily.
Kansalainen throws a hook but Escobar blocks it.
Escobar looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kansalainen throws a leg kick that is checked
and Escobar counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Escobar checks a leg kick.
Escobar moves out of range of the strikes.
Escobar ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Escobar is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Kansalainen with a body shot.
Kansalainen lands with a kick to the temple. Escobar shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tapani Kansalainen had his way with Diego Escobar in that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Kansalainen throws a leg kick which misses Escobar's front leg but catches the back leg as Escobar tries to avoid it.
Kansalainen just misses with a punch to the body.
Escobar is looking for the big counter here.
Kansalainen attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Escobar doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Kansalainen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kansalainen throws a hook to the side of Escobar's head but Escobar sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Escobar counters with a body kick.
Escobar slips under a jab from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen throws a leg kick that is checked
and Escobar counters with an outside leg kick.
Kansalainen slips a jab from Escobar.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Escobar lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kansalainen throws a head kick but Escobar moves out of range.
Kansalainen lands a glancing blow to the side of Escobar's head.
Kansalainen turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar throws a hook but Kansalainen avoids it easily.
Kansalainen throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Escobar counters with a stiff right hand.
A swing and a miss from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen throws a looping overhand right but Escobar ducks down to avoid it.
It seemed like Escobar was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Kansalainen displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Escobar throws out the jab.
Kansalainen misses with a left hand
and Escobar counters with a nice leg kick.
Escobar on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kansalainen. Kansalainen obviously looking to wear him down.
Kansalainen throws the kick towards the body but Escobar avoids it.
Donk. Escobar catches Kansalainen right on the button with a cross.
Kansalainen lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Escobar at a distance.
Escobar has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Escobar walks forward and throws a big overhand right! Kansalainen drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes! Escobar swarms on him with more punches until the referee wrestles him away from Kansalainen's unconscious body! Wow, that was brutal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:59 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Diego Escobar!
Diego Escobar is the new featherweight champion!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Diego Escobar waved his t-shirt featuring UnderGround Clothing Co.'s logo in front of the cameras.
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Event: Syn 636 Jones vs Mahmoud IV     
Date:   Jun 22, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Dohn Jodson (ranked 99 p4p, 15 weight class) and Misha Collins (ranked 263 p4p, 31 weight class). Misha Collins has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

160 cm
27
149 lbs
18 - 3 - 0
167 cm
34
148 lbs
25 - 18 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 3 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 25 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Misha Collins!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, James Atkins and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jodson.
We've been told by Jodson's head coaches at AK Beasties that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Collins has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jodson.
Jodson swinging wildly here.
Collins throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jodson scores with a leg kick.
Collins slips a straight right by Jodson.
Collins misses with a body shot.
Jodson avoids the body shot from Collins.
Jodson misses with a wild body shot.
Collins is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Jodson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A left lands for Jodson.
Collins ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jodson slips under a jab from Collins.
Collins takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Collins slips under a jab from Jodson.
Jodson lands a nice shot that snaps Collins's head back.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A shot to the body from Collins misses
letting Jodson counter with a right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Collins stuns Jodson with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
A jab from Collins misses.
Collins lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Jodson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Collins throws a series of punches but Jodson moves out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Jodson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Jodson just misses with a punch to the body.
Collins looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Jodson dips to his left and cracks Collins with an uppercut!
Jodson avoids the body shot from Collins.
Nice shot by Jodson.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jodson. Collins does a little dance to reset his feet.
Dohn Jodson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Collins takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Collins slips under a jab.
Collins closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jodson just misses with a punch to the body.
Collins throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Collins scores with a sloppy right hand. Jodson should have avoided that one.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Collins swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Collins takes a swing at Jodson's ribcage but misses.
Dohn Jodson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A looping hook to the body misses from Collins. Jodson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Collins takes a swing at Jodson's ribcage but misses.
Jodson takes a jab right on the kisser.
Collins slips a jab from Jodson.
Jodson attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Collins uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jodson.
Collins throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jodson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Collins tries to move into range but Jodson moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Collins blocks a jab.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Collins! But no joy.
Collins tests Jodson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Collins moves away from the strike by Jodson.
Collins looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Jodson throws a nice looking combination but Collins bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Collins throws a looping overhand right but Jodson ducks down to avoid it.
Jodson tried to counter with a leg kick but Collins avoided it.
Collins throws a body punch but Jodson moves out of range.
Collins shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Jodson sprawls well. Jodson wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Collins gets slowly back to his feet.
Collins scores with a crisp jab that stopped Jodson in his tracks.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jodson 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 Collins has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Collins and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Collins throws a body shot but no joy.
Jodson throwing a counter right hand but Collins manages to avoid it.
Collins misses with a two punch combination.
Collins misses with a straight right.
Jodson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Jodson buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Collins loads up on a big right hand but Jodson slips the punch.
Jodson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Collins.
Jodson misses with a looping right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jodson cracks a nice hook into Collins's ribs.
An inside leg kick from Jodson misses.
Collins takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.

Collins scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.

Jodson explodes and escapes back to his feet! Nice escape there!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jodson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Collins comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Collins uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jodson.
Some wild striking there from Collins.
Jodson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Jodson is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jodson moves into range and connects with a jab.
Collins misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jodson.
Collins tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jodson was well out of range. Poor timing from Collins.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Collins throws a hook but Jodson blocks it.
Collins chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jodson can pounce on him.
Jodson defending well as Collins loads up on a big left hand.
Jodson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jodson lands a jab to the head.
Jodson tries to bum rush Collins with a series of wild strikes but Collins uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Jodson slips under a jab.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jodson.
Jodson connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
The fighters circling - Collins throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Collins scores with a jab to the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Collins misses with a wild body shot.
Jodson gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Collins.
Jodson comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Dohn Jodson is winning the standup battle so far.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Collins lunges at Jodson with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Jodson's hand.
Collins takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jodson tried to score with a low kick but Collins checks it.
Jodson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Collins can do to turn this around?
Jodson lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Collins punishes Jodson's body with a nice straight punch.
Jodson scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Jodson misses the shot to the body.
Collins swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Jodson slips a jab from Collins.
Jodson walks into a stiff left hand from Collins.
Collins ducks right into an uppercut from Jodson.
Collins sizes up Jodson with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Collins fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jodson manages to avoid it.
Jodson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jodson is looking to slow Collins down with leg kicks.
Collins lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jodson is looking to slow Collins down with leg kicks.
Collins scores with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jodson lands a leg kick that knocks Collins off balance momentarily.
Collins misses with a hook.
Collins misses the shot to the body.
Jodson stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Jodson throws a lazy right hand but Collins sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Collins is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
A telegraphed right hand from Collins misses the target.
Jodson misses with a looping left.
Collins let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
A looping hook to the body misses from Collins. Jodson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jodson tries to score with a low kick but Collins moves his leg out of the way.
Collins lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Jodson motions for Collins to come forward. Jodson throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Collins drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Jodson defends it well.
Jodson digs a good hook to Collins's body.
Collins chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jodson can pounce on him.
Jodson takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Collins throws a lazy right hand but Jodson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jodson digs a good body shot into Collins's ribs.
Jodson takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Jodson clobbers Collins with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Jodson fails with an attempt to clinch.
Jodson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Collins.
Jodson throws a counter high kick but Collins was just alert enough to avoid it.
Collins lands with a good body shot.
Jodson scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Collins misses with a few strikes there.
Collins's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Collins misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jodson.
Jodson connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Collins's hands.
Jodson misses the shot to the body.
Nice straight punches there by Collins. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Collins.
Collins uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jodson.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Collins throws a body shot but no joy.
Collins is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jodson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Collins's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Jodson connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Collins scrambles back to his feet.
Jodson misses with a leg kick

and Collins counters with a takedown into side control.

Jodson throws his opponent off and manages to get back to his feet! Nicely done!
Jodson jabs Collins right on the nose. Collins blinks but takes it well.
Jodson misses with a straight right.
Collins looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Jodson dodges the punch combination from Collins.
Jodson lands with a cross.
A punch combination from Jodson misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jodson misses with a straight left.
Collins checks the leg kick.
Collins takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Collins throws a body shot but no joy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dohn Jodson 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. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Jodson scores with a sloppy right hand. Collins should have avoided that one.
Collins has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Collins takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Collins throws a lazy right hand but Jodson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Collins will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Jodson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jodson misses with a looping right.
A telegraphed right hand from Collins misses the target.
Jodson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Collins.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jodson throws a leg kick but Collins sees it coming and checks it nicely.
A nice side step and Collins releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Collins throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Jodson counters with a stiff right hand.
Jodson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Collins takes one to the chin there.
The fighters circle momentarily. Jodson darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jodson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jodson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Collins is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Jodson with a body shot.
Collins throws a looping overhand right but Jodson ducks down to avoid it.
A nice leg kick lands there from Jodson.
Collins throws a body shot but no joy.
A shot to the liver by Collins. Beautiful body shot.
Jodson connects with a body shot that sends Collins's belly button to the back.
Collins throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jodson lands a head shot.
Jodson lands a body shot.
No joy there for Collins, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Jodson tries to work over Collins's front leg with a kick but Collins checks it.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Jodson.
Collins takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Jodson throws a body punch but Collins moves out of range.

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!
Jodson thumps Collins with a low kick.
Collins blocks a jab.
Jodson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jodson avoids the body shot from Collins.
Collins throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Collins with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Jodson catches Collins with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Jodson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Collins's sensitive parts.
Jodson throws a hook but Collins avoids it easily.
Jodson misses with a left hand

and Collins counters with a nice double leg into half guard.

Jodson has one foot on Collins's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.
Collins misses with a body shot.
Jodson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jodson cracks a nice hook into Collins's ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Collins blocks a jab.
Collins swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Jodson throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Jodson connects with a single shot there.
A cross from Collins lands.
Jodson misses with an uppercut. Collins saw that one coming.
Jodson stuns Collins with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Collins takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Jodson is looking to clinch but Collins is avoiding it.
Jodson misses with a wild body shot.
Collins keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jodson.
It seemed like Collins was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Collins on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Collins lands a nice looking body shot.
Collins takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Jodson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Collins.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Collins drops his hands momentarily and Jodson takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Collins is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Jodson.
Collins takes a swing at Jodson's ribcage but misses.
Jodson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
That kick from Jodson tenderised Collins's leg. Collins is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jodson takes a swing at Collins's ribcage but misses.
Jodson misses with a straight right.
Jodson jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Collins steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jodson.
Jodson scores with a punch to the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jodson throws a shot from downtown. Collins moves away and avoids it.
Collins is looking for the big counter here.
Collins ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
A jab from Jodson finds it's way through Collins's defenses.
Misha Collins has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Jodson lands a jab.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dohn Jodson showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Jodson 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 Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 30:27
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 30:27
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Dohn Jodson!
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Event: GAMMA#777 Verbeek v Mumu     
Date:   Jun 22, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Pat Verbeek (ranked 7 p4p, 1 weight class) and Abdel Mumu (ranked 21 p4p, 3 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.

176 cm
37
167 lbs
24 - 9 - 0
175 cm
27
169 lbs
19 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Pat Verbeek!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Abdel Mumu!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mumu lands a jab to the nose.
Verbeek takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Verbeek slips a jab from Mumu.
An attempted straight right counter from Verbeek misses the target.
Mumu tries to clinch there but Verbeek circles away.
Verbeek keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Mumu.
Verbeek slips under a jab.
Mumu takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

It looks like Abdel Mumu has been cut.
Verbeek has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Guerrilla MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Verbeek keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Mumu.
Verbeek avoids a punch combination nicely.
Mumu looks to land a left hand but Verbeek moved out of range nicely.
A cross from Mumu lands.
Mumu dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Verbeek. That did some damage!
Verbeek misses with a looping right.
Verbeek misses with a hook.
Verbeek looks to score with a jab to the body but Mumu is just out of range.
Abdel Mumu seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mumu throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Verbeek on the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Verbeek throws a quick inside leg kick.
A clash of legs there as Verbeek blocks the low kick.
Verbeek lands a leg kick that knocks Mumu off balance momentarily.
Mumu looks to score with a jab to the body but Verbeek is just out of range.
Verbeek half committed to a counter leg kick.
Mumu throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Verbeek counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mumu scoring well with a low kick there.
Verbeek slips under a jab.
Verbeek cracks Mumu with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Verbeek.
Verbeek looks to land a body kick but Mumu moved away.
Mumu flicks out a counter leg kick but Verbeek steps away.
Mumu looks to score with a jab to the body but Verbeek is just out of range.
Verbeek half committed to a counter leg kick.
Mumu works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Verbeek uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mumu.
Mumu is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Mumu slips a straight right by Verbeek.
Mumu tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Verbeek was well out of range. Poor timing from Mumu.
Verbeek connects with a high kick.
Mumu slips a straight right by Verbeek.
Mumu now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Mumu throws a nice inside leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Good leg kick by Mumu there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Mumu gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Verbeek throws a series of punches but Mumu avoids them all with ease.
Mumu 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.
Mumu swings widly with a right hand
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mumu cracks Verbeek with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Verbeek throws a body punch but Mumu moves out of range.
Verbeek scores with a jab to the head.
Verbeek lands a nice hook to Mumu's body. Mumu takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Verbeek throws a front kick that sends Mumu stumbling back into the cage.
Jab from Verbeek.
Verbeek swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Mumu cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Verbeek walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Mumu connects with a leg kick. Verbeek looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Mumu scores with a nice strike.
Verbeek looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Mumu blocks a jab.
Mumu was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Verbeek is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Verbeek scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Verbeek avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Verbeek swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.

Mumu clinches up with Verbeek and pushes him back against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mumu.
Verbeek lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Nice body punch from Verbeek.
Verbeek prevents a body shot from Mumu.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verbeek lands a hook to the side of the head.
A body shot lands from Verbeek.
Verbeek tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Verbeek.
Verbeek lands a left hand.
Mumu's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Mumu tries to break the clinch but Verbeek is controlling the position.

Mumu manages to break the clinch.
Verbeek avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Verbeek was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Verbeek connects with an inside leg kick.
Verbeek is looking to slow Mumu down with leg kicks.
Mumu misses with a jab to the body
and Verbeek cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Mumu tries to clinch up but Verbeek circles away and keeps his distance.
Verbeek keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Verbeek checks a low kick from Mumu.
A clash of legs there as Mumu blocks the low kick.
Mumu scores with a nice right hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mumu throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Verbeek uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mumu.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mumu thows a left - swing and a miss!
Mumu loads up on a big right hand but Verbeek slips the punch.
Verbeek works over Mumu's head and body with a nice combination.
Verbeek with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Verbeek throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Verbeek changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Verbeek misses with an attempted mid kick.
Verbeek throws a body kick that misses.
Mumu drops his hands momentarily and Verbeek takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
A low kick from Mumu misses
enabling Verbeek to counter with a crisp jab.
Mumu throws a body punch but Verbeek moves out of range.
It looked like Verbeek was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Mumu.
Mumu jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Verbeek swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Mumu connects with a single shot there.
A telegraphed right hand from Verbeek misses the target.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Mumu tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Verbeek is able to avoid easily.
Verbeek is looking to chop away at Mumu's legs.
Verbeek fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Mumu has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Mumu misses with a hook.
A telegraphed right hand from Mumu misses the target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Verbeek checks the leg kick nicely there.
Mumu displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Verbeek throws out the jab.
Verbeek getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Verbeek keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Mumu.
A little feinted left hand from Verbeek on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Mumu on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Verbeek. Verbeek obviously looking to wear him down.
Verbeek throws a front kick aimed at Mumu's knee but Mumu avoids it well.
Verbeek misses the shot to the body.
An inside leg kick lands from Mumu.
Mumu tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Verbeek counters with a straight right hand.
Mumu slips a jab from Verbeek.
Verbeek throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Verbeek throws a hook to the side of Mumu's head but Mumu sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Mumu swings and misses with a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mumu fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Verbeek looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Verbeek takes one to the side of the head.
Verbeek throws a series of punches but Mumu moves out of range.
A left lands for Mumu.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Verbeek misses with a low kick.
Verbeek pulls out of a head kick attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mumu takes a swing at Verbeek's ribcage but misses.
Verbeek staying out of range there.
Verbeek misses with a looping left.
Mumu's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Verbeek changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Mumu lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Verbeek wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Mumu avoids the body shot from Verbeek.
Mumu throws out a counter right but Verbeek avoids it with no problem.
Mumu jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Verbeek moves out of range of the leg kick from Mumu.
Mumu wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Mumu checks the leg kick nicely there.
Mumu takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Verbeek is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Mumu can do to turn this around?
Verbeek checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Mumu lands a slapping body shot.
Mumu works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Verbeek throws a body shot but no joy.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mumu throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Verbeek on the side of the head.
Nice defenses there by Verbeek.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mumu throws a looping overhand right but Verbeek ducks down to avoid it.
Mumu thuds his right hand into Verbeek's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Mumu swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
The fighters circling - Mumu throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A jab from Verbeek finds it's way through Mumu's defenses.
A left lands for Verbeek.
Mumu lands a lovely overhand right.
Verbeek throws a head kick that Mumu semi-blocks.
Verbeek throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mumu keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
As Verbeek backs off Mumu throws a huge counter combo but Verbeek manages to avoid it all.
Mumu slips under a jab from Verbeek.
Verbeek waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mumu.
Mumu now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
A jab from Mumu finds it's way through Verbeek's defenses.
Mumu throws a low kick, looking for Verbeek's leg but Verbeek calmly moves out of range.
Mumu scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Verbeek doesn't seem bothered though.
Verbeek fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Verbeek staying out of range there.
Verbeek looks to land a body kick but Mumu moved away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verbeek throws an overhand right that lands on Mumu's shoulder, as Mumu tries to avoid the shot.
Mumu misses with the combination.
A nice leg kick lands there from Mumu.
Mumu shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Verbeek swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Pat Verbeek is winning the standup battle so far.
Verbeek cracks a nice hook into Mumu's ribs.
Verbeek tries to land a front kick but Mumu steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Mumu scoring well with a low kick there.
Mumu checks a leg kick.
A countering left hand to the body from Mumu misses.
Verbeek misses with a wild body shot.
Verbeek doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
That kick from Verbeek tenderised Mumu's leg. Mumu is trying to keep his angry face on.
Mumu tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Verbeek uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mumu.
Mumu stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Verbeek throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mumu scoring well with a low kick there.
Verbeek throws a low kick, looking for Mumu's leg but Mumu calmly moves out of range.
A big right from Mumu misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A cross from Mumu lands.
Verbeek lands with a thumping leg kick.
Verbeek is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Mumu.
Verbeek walks into a straight right hand from Mumu.
Mumu avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Mumu is looking to score with low kicks.
Verbeek slips under a jab.
Verbeek swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Mumu closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Verbeek looks to score with a jab to the body but Mumu is just out of range.
Mumu was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Verbeek moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Verbeek throws a hook but Mumu avoids it easily.
A little jabbing left from Mumu on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Verbeek lands a jab.
Mumu moves out of range of the body kick from Verbeek.
Verbeek uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mumu.
An attempted straight right counter from Verbeek misses the target.
Verbeek looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Verbeek throws the kick towards the body but Mumu avoids 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 Pat Verbeek will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Abdel Mumu's cut.
That's time! Verbeek's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Verbeek defending well as Mumu loads up on a big left hand.
Verbeek lands a jab.
Verbeek misses with a hook. Mumu ducked under it nicely.
Mumu throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mumu falls off balance throwing a combination
and Verbeek counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Verbeek scoring well with a low kick there.
Mumu is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Verbeek.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Verbeek checks a leg kick.
Mumu is looking to score with low kicks.
Verbeek thinks about countering with a body kick.
Mumu on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Verbeek tests Mumu's chin there with a solid looking shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verbeek swinging wildly here.
Mumu scores with a nice body kick.
Mumu displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Verbeek throws out the jab.
A slow jab from Mumu misses its intended target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A slapping body kick lands there for Verbeek.
Verbeek steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mumu.
Mumu missing with a left hand there. Verbeek was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Verbeek tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mumu was well out of range. Poor timing from Verbeek.
Mumu darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Verbeek pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Mumu looks to throw the jab but Verbeek is out of range.
Verbeek is looking to chop away at Mumu's legs.
Mumu throws a looping overhand right but Verbeek ducks down to avoid it.
Verbeek takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Verbeek steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mumu.
The fighters circle momentarily. Verbeek darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Verbeek scores with a nice body kick.
Mumu displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Verbeek throws out the jab.
Verbeek just misses with a punch to the body.
Mumu throws a sloppy head kick and Verbeek moves out of range easily.
Mumu throws an overhand right that lands on Verbeek's shoulder, as Verbeek tries to avoid the shot.
Mumu jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mumu scores with a nice right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mumu on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Mumu feints and then cracks Verbeek's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Verbeek down.
A jab from Verbeek misses.
Verbeek throws out a powerful jab.
A left lands for Verbeek.
Verbeek lands with a cross.
Verbeek misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mumu.
Mumu misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Verbeek.
Mumu lands a really nice looking cross but Verbeek seems unphased.
Verbeek throws a jab but it's blocked by Mumu.
Mumu throws out a counter right but Verbeek avoids it with no problem.
Verbeek walks into a jab.
Verbeek takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Verbeek walks into a left hand.
Mumu throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Verbeek misses with a double jab.
Verbeek throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verbeek misses with an uppercut. Mumu saw that one coming.
Verbeek throws out a leg kick but Mumu moves out of range and Verbeek only half commits.
Verbeek swings away with a body shot that misses
and Mumu counters with an inside leg kick.
The fight stays on the outside here - Mumu looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Mumu throws a chopping leg kick but Verbeek manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Mumu tries to land a leg kick but Verbeek saw it coming and moves away.
Mumu throws a hook but Verbeek avoids it easily.
Verbeek uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mumu.
Verbeek paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Mumu lands a nice leg kick that just misses Verbeek's sensitive parts.
Verbeek misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mumu.
An inside leg kick from Mumu misses.
Verbeek misses the shot to the body.
Verbeek misses the jab.
Nice defenses there by Verbeek.
Verbeek throws a solid leg kick but Mumu takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Verbeek.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verbeek moves out of range of the strikes.
A counter left hand to the body from Verbeek misses its target.
Verbeek attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Mumu shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Mumu throws a leg kick that misses.
Verbeek staying out of range there.
Mumu misses with a body shot.
Mumu lands a nice leg kick that just misses Verbeek's sensitive parts.
Mumu looks to land a left hand but Verbeek moved out of range nicely.
Mumu misses with a low kick.
And Verbeek counters with a quick kick to the body but Mumu blocks it.
A telegraphed right hand from Verbeek misses the target.
Verbeek keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mumu misses with a body shot
and Verbeek counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Nice defenses there by Verbeek.
Mumu uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Verbeek.
Verbeek checks a leg kick.
Mumu keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Mumu on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Verbeek scores with a jab. Mumu acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Pat Verbeek did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Abdel Mumu's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Mumu misses with a leg kick.
Verbeek throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Mumu lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Mumu missing with a left hand there. Verbeek was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Mumu takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Mumu tries a head kick but it misses.
A solid leg kick lands there for Verbeek.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Verbeek.
A jab from Mumu misses.
Mumu scores with a punch to the head.
Sloppy strikes from Verbeek. Those never looked like landing.
Mumu pulls out of a head kick attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The fighters circle momentarily. Verbeek darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Mumu checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
A telegraphed right hand from Mumu misses the target.
Mumu shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Verbeek throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mumu lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verbeek throws a push kick but Mumu slaps the foot to one side.
A decent looking cross lands there for Verbeek.
Mumu defending well as Verbeek loads up on a big left hand.
That kick from Mumu tenderised Verbeek's leg. Verbeek is trying to keep his angry face on.
Mumu scores with the left hand. Verbeek knows he should have avoided that one.
Verbeek slips a straight right by Mumu.
Mumu throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Verbeek throws a jab when Mumu was well out of range.
Mumu throws a fast counter high kick but Verbeek manages to duck under it in time.
Mumu misses with a looping left.
Mumu throws a low kick, looking for Verbeek's leg but Verbeek calmly moves out of range.
Mumu connects with a nice looking jab.
Mumu thuds a left hand into Verbeek's body.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Verbeek - that will leave a mark!
Verbeek displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Verbeek thows a left - swing and a miss!
Mumu throws a counter combo.
Verbeek drops his hands momentarily and Mumu takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Verbeek cracks Mumu with a good jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verbeek throws a sloppy head kick and Mumu moves out of range easily.
Mumu scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
A big left from Mumu misses.
Mumu ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mumu uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Verbeek.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Mumu 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 Verbeek has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Verbeek and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
It looked like Verbeek wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A bone on bone clash there as Mumu blocks the leg kick.
Mumu appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Mumu defending well as Verbeek loads up on a big left hand.
Abdel Mumu has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Mumu sizes up Verbeek with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Mumu looks to score with a jab to the body but Verbeek is just out of range.
Mumu takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Mumu scores with a body shot.
Mumu slips a jab from Verbeek.
Verbeek connects with a jab.
Good standup being displayed there by Verbeek as he connects with a hook.
Verbeek throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A slapping leg kick lands for Verbeek.
Mumu uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Verbeek misses with a wild body shot.
Verbeek tries a head kick but it misses.
Mumu attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Verbeek walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Mumu just misses with a punch to the body.
A slow jab from Verbeek misses its intended target.
Verbeek moves into range and connects with a jab.
Mumu is looking to slow Verbeek down with leg kicks.
Verbeek throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Mumu stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Mumu has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Verbeek.
Mumu wants to land a leg kick but Verbeek is out of range.
Crunch! Verbeek slams his shin into Mumu's torso.
Mumu missing with a left hand there. Verbeek was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Mumu swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Verbeek circles away from the clinch attempt.
Mumu misses with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verbeek cracks the inside of Mumu's front leg.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mumu throws a leg kick but Verbeek checks it.
Verbeek throwing a counter right hand but Mumu manages to avoid it.
Mumu throws a leg kick that misses.
Mumu ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Verbeek moves away.
Verbeek misses with a straight right.
Verbeek throws a nice outside leg kick.
Verbeek looks to score with a jab to the body but Mumu is just out of range.
Mumu thows a leg kick but Verbeek checks it
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Mumu misses with a wild body shot.
Mumu keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Mumu getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Verbeek looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Verbeek throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Mumu connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A swing and a miss from Mumu.
Nice defenses there by Verbeek.
Mumu listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
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 Pat Verbeek will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Abdel Mumu's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Mumu defending well as Verbeek loads up on a big left hand.
Mumu jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A big right from Mumu misses.
Mumu takes a swing at Verbeek's ribcage but misses.
Mumu looks to land a left hand but Verbeek moved out of range nicely.
Verbeek steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mumu.
Mumu takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Verbeek scores with the left hand. Mumu knows he should have avoided that one.
Verbeek ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Verbeek throws the kick towards the body but Mumu avoids it.
Mumu throws a shot from downtown. Verbeek moves away and avoids it.
Mumu scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Verbeek doesn't seem bothered though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A slapping leg kick lands for Verbeek.
Mumu gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Verbeek.
An inside leg kick lands from Mumu.
Verbeek throws a chopping leg kick but Mumu manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Mumu was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Mumu slips under a jab from Verbeek.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A big left from Mumu misses.
Verbeek thows a left - swing and a miss!
Verbeek lands a jab to Mumu's midsection.
A cross from Mumu lands.
Mumu throws a head kick but Verbeek moves out of range.
Verbeek tests Mumu's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Good leg kick by Mumu there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Verbeek bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Mumu misses with a straight right.
That kick from Mumu tenderised Verbeek's leg. Verbeek is trying to keep his angry face on.
Mumu 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.
Mumu is looking to score with low kicks.
Mumu uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Verbeek.
Verbeek keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Mumu.
Mumu missing with a left hand there. Verbeek was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Mumu takes a body punch but keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verbeek avoids the head kick by Mumu.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Mumu.
Mumu uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Verbeek.
Mumu throws out a powerful jab.
A slapping leg kick lands for Mumu.
Mumu throws a nice looking combination but Verbeek bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Mumu tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Verbeek just misses with a punch to the body.
Mumu uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Verbeek.
Mumu takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Mumu looks to score with a jab to the body but Verbeek is just out of range.
Verbeek scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Verbeek lands with a thumping leg kick.
Verbeek pushes Mumu away with a front kick.
Good leg kick by Verbeek there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Verbeek lands a right hook to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Verbeek. Mumu does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mumu scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Crunch! Verbeek slams his shin into Mumu's torso.
Mumu misses with a leg kick
and Verbeek counters with a nice uppercut.
Mumu throws a leg kick
and Verbeek counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Mumu chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Verbeek can pounce on him.
Mumu lets loose with a powerful body kick. Verbeek will feel that in the morning.
Verbeek takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Mumu misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Verbeek.
Mumu misses with a low kick.
Good leg kick by Verbeek there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Verbeek fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Verbeek uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mumu.
Verbeek throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Mumu only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Verbeek takes one to the chin there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mumu takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Mumu tries to bum rush Verbeek with a series of wild strikes but Verbeek uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Mumu is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verbeek catches Mumu with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Verbeek cracks Mumu with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Mumu scores with the left hand. Verbeek knows he should have avoided that one.
Verbeek bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Verbeek throws a right and a left that Mumu avoids nicely.
Mumu misses with a hook. Verbeek ducked under it nicely.
Verbeek walks into a straight right hand from Mumu.
Mumu avoids a punch combination nicely.
Verbeek staying out of range there.
Verbeek works the jab nicely.
Verbeek misses with an attempted mid kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mumu lands a lovely overhand right.
Verbeek walks into a straight right hand from Mumu.
Verbeek pushes Mumu away with a front kick.
Mumu misses with an uppercut.

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 Pat Verbeek.
Well Verbeek 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 50:46
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 48:47
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pat Verbeek!

A relieved looking Pat Verbeek thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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RATING
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Event: EMP Gagnon Vs Toivonen     
Date:   Jun 21, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Luc Gagnon (ranked 14 p4p, 4 weight class) and Pekka Toivonen (ranked 7 p4p, 2 weight class). There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

185 cm
27
195 lbs
19 - 6 - 0
193 cm
28
189 lbs
19 - 2 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)
Trap-Alot-Clothing

Conviction
Vegan Gains



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Luc Gagnon!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Pekka Toivonen!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Toivonen thumps Gagnon with a low kick.
Gagnon throws the left hand but Toivonen avoids the punch easily.
Toivonen scores with a push kick.
Toivonen misses with an uppercut. Gagnon saw that one coming.
Gagnon swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Gagnon lands a jab to Toivonen's midsection.
Toivonen misses with a double jab.
Gagnon is looking to clinch but Toivonen is avoiding it.
Toivonen takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Gagnon lands with a cross.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Toivonen misses with an uppercut. Gagnon saw that one coming.
Gagnon throws a body punch but Toivonen moves out of range.
Gagnon jabs Toivonen right on the nose. Toivonen blinks but takes it well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gagnon throws a chopping leg kick but Toivonen manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Gagnon looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Toivonen misses with an uppercut. Gagnon saw that one coming.

Gagnon pushes Toivonen up against the cage in a clinch.
Gagnon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Toivonen misses with some punches.
Toivonen misses with a hook to the ribs.

Gagnon manages to break the clinch.
Toivonen fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Gagnon is out of range.
Gagnon jabs Toivonen right on the nose. Toivonen blinks but takes it well.
Gagnon connects with a solid leg kick.
Gagnon misses with an uppercut. Toivonen saw that one coming.
Gagnon tries to land a body kick
letting Toivonen counter with a right hand.

It looks like Luc Gagnon has been cut.
Gagnon misses the shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Toivonen misses with a body kick.

Gagnon closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Toivonen misses with a short punch on the inside.
Toivonen lands an uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gagnon tries to work over Toivonen's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A nice left hand lands by Gagnon.
Gagnon misses with some punches.
Gagnon misses with a punch on the inside.
Gagnon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gagnon blocks a body shot from Toivonen.
Gagnon is trying to pull guard but Toivonen has him pressed against the cage.
Toivonen blocks a body shot from Gagnon.
Toivonen lands a body punch.
Gagnon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A nice left hand lands by Toivonen.
Gagnon swings wildly with an uppercut but Toivonen uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Gagnon.
Toivonen working aggressively here.
Toivonen misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Toivonen misses with the head strike.
Gagnon lands a body shot.
Gagnon can't break the clinch.
Toivonen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gagnon misses with the head strike.
Gagnon working aggressively here.
Toivonen misses with a punch on the inside.
Toivonen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gagnon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Toivonen's elbow.
Toivonen tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Toivonen scores with an uppercut up the middle.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Gagnon breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Toivonen throws a right hand that misses
and Gagnon counters with a stiff right hand.
Toivonen lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Gagnon thows a left - swing and a miss!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gagnon throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Toivonen sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gagnon fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Toivonen checks it well.
Toivonen throws an overhand right that lands on Gagnon's shoulder, as Gagnon tries to avoid the shot.
Gagnon wants to clinch up but Toivonen keeps it at a distance.
Toivonen walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Gagnon keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Toivonen will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Luc Gagnon dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Luc Gagnon's cut.
That's time! Gagnon's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


A shot to the liver by Gagnon. Beautiful body shot.
A bone on bone clash there as Toivonen blocks the leg kick.
Gagnon 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.
Gagnon lands with a right hand.
Gagnon waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Toivonen.
Nice jab there from Toivonen.
Toivonen waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gagnon.
Gagnon connects with a body shot that sends Toivonen's belly button to the back.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Toivonen steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gagnon.
Gagnon clobbers Toivonen with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Toivonen's jab looks to have found its range, popping Gagnon under the eye.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gagnon misses with a looping right.
Toivonen jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Toivonen moves forwards but Gagnon connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Toivonen gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Toivonen keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Toivonen looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Toivonen throws a leg kick
and Gagnon counters with a straight right hand.
Toivonen moves out of range as Gagnon strikes.
Toivonen ducks under a wild hook from Gagnon.
It seemed like Toivonen was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Gagnon throws a lazy right hand but Toivonen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Gagnon scores with the left hand. Toivonen knows he should have avoided that one.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Toivonen tries to score with a low kick but Gagnon moves his leg out of the way.
Gagnon throwing a counter right hand but Toivonen manages to avoid it.
Gagnon moves in looking to clinch but Toivonen pushes him off.
Luc Gagnon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Toivonen moves forwards but Gagnon connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Gagnon ducks under a wild hook from Toivonen.
Gagnon throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Gagnon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A left lands for Toivonen.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gagnon throws an off balance right hand
and Toivonen counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gagnon throws a jab when Toivonen was well out of range.
A head kick by Toivonen misses
and Gagnon counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gagnon misses with an uppercut. Toivonen saw that one coming.
Toivonen was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

Gagnon closes the distance and clinches.
Gagnon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Toivonen misses with a punch on the inside.
Gagnon is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Toivonen can do to turn this around?
Gagnon is working Toivonen over against the cage.
Toivonen tries to throw a body punch but Gagnon avoids it by throwing Toivonen back against the cage.
Gagnon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A hook to the body from Gagnon.
Toivonen tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gagnon's elbow.
Luc Gagnon has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Gagnon throws a punch but it's blocked by Toivonen.
Toivonen working aggressively here.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Gagnon.
Gagnon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Toivonen's elbow.
Toivonen is trying to break the clinch but Gagnon has him pressed against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon lands a right hand.
Toivonen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gagnon working aggressively here.
Gagnon swings wildly with an uppercut but Toivonen uses good head movement to avoid it.
A head punch on the inside from Toivonen fails to land.
Toivonen is working Gagnon over against the cage.
Toivonen tries to throw a body punch but Gagnon avoids it by throwing Toivonen back against the cage.
Toivonen swings wildly with an uppercut but Gagnon uses good head movement to avoid it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gagnon throws a head punch that misses.
Gagnon misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Gagnon manages to pull guard.
Gagnon has Toivonen pulled in close to control his posture.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gagnon slips a jab from Toivonen.
Toivonen chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Gagnon can pounce on him.
Toivonen delivers a nice body kick.
Gagnon throws a right and a left that both miss.
Gagnon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Toivonen throws a counter combo.
Toivonen gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Gagnon.
Toivonen lands a nice shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gagnon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Toivonen was well out of range. Poor timing from Gagnon.
Gagnon checks the leg kick.
Toivonen throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
A cross from Toivonen lands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gagnon throws a solid leg kick but Toivonen takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Gagnon.
The fighters circle momentarily. Gagnon darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
A big right from Gagnon misses.
Toivonen shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Toivonen misses with a wild body shot.
Gagnon fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Toivonen checks it well.
Toivonen throws a leg kick but Gagnon checks it.
A slow jab from Toivonen misses its intended target.
Gagnon is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Toivonen shapes to counter with a head kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon tries to score with a low kick but Toivonen moves his leg out of the way.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Toivonen - that will leave a mark!
Gagnon connects with a good right hand that stumbles Toivonen. Toivonen circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Nice straight punches there by Gagnon. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Gagnon.
Toivonen takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Gagnon blocks a jab.
Gagnon tries to land a leg kick but Toivonen saw it coming and moves away.
Toivonen appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Luc Gagnon is winning the standup battle so far.
Toivonen slips under a jab.
Toivonen let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Gagnon fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
This has been an exciting period of action!
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.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon throws a jab when Toivonen was well out of range.
Toivonen throws a solid leg kick but Gagnon takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Toivonen.
A good leg kick by Toivonen.
Toivonen shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Gagnon looks to land a right hand but Toivonen moved out of range.
Toivonen appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Gagnon jabs at Toivonen's body.
A big left from Toivonen misses.
A quick step to the side and Gagnon tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Toivonen walks into a stiff left hand from Gagnon.
Toivonen slips under a jab from Gagnon.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Toivonen! But no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon throws a lazy right hand but Toivonen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Toivonen stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Gagnon.
Gagnon moves out of range as Toivonen throws a body kick.
Gagnon throws a big shot that misses.
Toivonen throws a head kick that misses.
Gagnon finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Gagnon throws a leg kick but Toivonen checks it.
Toivonen throws a leg kick
and Gagnon counters with a left to the body.
Toivonen slips a straight right by Gagnon.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gagnon misses with a right hand
and Gagnon takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Luc Gagnon clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Luc Gagnon's cut.
That's time! Gagnon's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Toivonen lands an overhand right.
Toivonen swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Gagnon misses with a jab to the body
and Toivonen counters with a leg kick.
Crunch! Gagnon slams his shin into Toivonen's torso.
Gagnon misses with a looping right.
Gagnon checks a low kick from Toivonen.
Toivonen looks to throw the jab but Gagnon is out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Toivonen jabs at Gagnon's body.
The fighters circling - Gagnon throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Toivonen walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gagnon tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Toivonen! But no joy.
Gagnon wants to clinch.
Toivonen appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Gagnon misses with a hook. Toivonen ducked under it nicely.
Gagnon throws a nice outside leg kick.
Gagnon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Toivonen manages to avoid it.
Toivonen thuds his shin into the meat of Gagnon's side.
Gagnon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Toivonen moves away.
Gagnon lands a jab to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon connects with an inside leg kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Gagnon misses the target.
Toivonen on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Toivonen swings widly with a right hand
and Gagnon counters with a stiff right hand.
Gagnon stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Good shot there by Gagnon.
Toivonen swings widly with a right hand
and Gagnon counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A solid body kick from Toivonen.
Toivonen blocks a jab.
That kick from Toivonen tenderised Gagnon's leg. Gagnon is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon misses with the combination.
Toivonen looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Gagnon scores with a nice head shot.
Gagnon swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Toivonen tries a quick counter leg kick but Gagnon is wise to it.
Gagnon misses with a low kick.
Toivonen feints a counter leg kick.
Toivonen misses with a hook.
Toivonen avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Toivonen avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
It seemed like Toivonen was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Toivonen pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Gagnon throws a low kick but it's checked well by Toivonen.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Gagnon.
Gagnon lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Gagnon scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Gagnon will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Gagnon blocks the body kick.
Gagnon throws a leg kick which misses Toivonen's front leg but catches the back leg as Toivonen tries to avoid it.
Gagnon thows a left - swing and a miss!
Gagnon pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gagnon attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Luc Gagnon had his way with Pekka Toivonen in that round.
The cut man is working on Luc Gagnon's cut.
That's time! Gagnon's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. And we move into the final round!


Gagnon misses with a straight right.
Toivonen swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Toivonen has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Gagnon tries a low kick but Toivonen avoids it.
Toivonen moves out of range of the leg kick from Gagnon.
Gagnon uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Toivonen.
Gagnon misses the shot to the body.
A big right from Toivonen misses.
Toivonen throws a body shot but no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Toivonen, right into the meat.

Gagnon drives through and clinches with Toivonen against the cage.
Gagnon fails to pull guard.
Gagnon is looking to break free of the clinch but Toivonen has double underhooks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gagnon lands a nice shot to the body.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Toivonen creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gagnon misses with a body punch.

Gagnon breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Sloppy strikes from Gagnon. Those never looked like landing.
Toivonen looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Nice uppercut there from Gagnon.
Toivonen checks the leg kick.
Toivonen is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Gagnon with a body shot.
Gagnon loads up on a big right hand but Toivonen slips the punch.
Toivonen only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Gagnon misses with a looping left.
Toivonen throws a leg kick which misses Gagnon's front leg but catches the back leg as Gagnon tries to avoid it.
Gagnon lands a glancing blow to the side of Toivonen's head.
Pekka Toivonen has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gagnon pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Toivonen keeps the fight on the outside.
Gagnon sizes up Toivonen with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Gagnon throws a nice inside leg kick.
Gagnon misses with a hook.
A jab from Gagnon misses.
A little jabbing left from Toivonen on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A telegraphed right hand from Gagnon misses the target.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Toivonen throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Toivonen cracks Gagnon with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Toivonen thows a leg kick but Gagnon checks it
and Gagnon counters with a straight right hand.
Gagnon scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Toivonen pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gagnon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Toivonen works the jab nicely.
Toivonen's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Toivonen displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gagnon throws out the jab.
Toivonen appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
The crowd cheers as Gagnon lands an impressive looking overhand right. Toivonen doesn't seem phased though.
Toivonen thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Gagnon if he has to take too many more of those.
Toivonen throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Gagnon counters with a straight right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Gagnon.
Toivonen is looking to score with low kicks.
Gagnon misses with an uppercut.
A clash of legs there as Gagnon blocks the low kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Gagnon misses the target.
Toivonen is looking to chop away at Gagnon's legs.
Gagnon was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Gagnon blocks a jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Good standup being displayed there by Gagnon as he connects with a hook.
Toivonen throws the left hand but Gagnon avoids the punch easily.
Gagnon throws a leg kick that is checked
and Toivonen counters with a nice body kick.

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

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

Luc Gagnon retains his middleweight title!
A very excited looking Luc Gagnon 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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FIGHT
RATING
51%

 

Event: Pride FC 26 Dog vs Gray     
Date:   Jun 16, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 37 p4p, 7 weight class) and Diego Escobar (ranked 46 p4p, 8 weight class). Yeboah's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

172 cm
35
147 lbs
29 - 20 - 0
182 cm
28
160 lbs
24 - 4 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing
Urban Fighter

UnderGround Clothing Co.
Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Diego Escobar!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, James Atkins and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A looping hook to the body misses from Yeboah. Escobar does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yeboah definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Escobar has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Yeboah.
Yeboah throws a lazy uppercut
and Escobar counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yeboah misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Escobar.
Yeboah is looking to slow Escobar down with leg kicks.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Escobar but Escobar pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Escobar throws a big counter head kick but Yeboah avoids it with no problem.
Escobar scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Escobar has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Yeboah.
Escobar moves out of range as Yeboah throws a body kick.
Yeboah slips under a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah cracks a nice hook into Escobar's ribs.
Escobar ducks under a wild hook from Yeboah.
No luck for Yeboah with that takedown attempt.
Yeboah scores with a head kick. Escobar tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Yeboah scores with a kick to the body.
Yeboah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Escobar throws out a counter right but Yeboah avoids it with no problem.
Yeboah lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Yeboah throws a push kick but Escobar slaps the foot to one side.
Escobar avoids the head kick by Yeboah.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah just misses with a punch to the body.
Escobar throws out a counter right but Yeboah avoids it with no problem.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Yeboah.
Yeboah throws a head kick but Escobar moves out of range.
Escobar ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Escobar! But no joy.
Escobar slips a jab and a cross from Yeboah.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Escobar! But no joy.
Yeboah throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Yeboah is looking to wear down Escobar with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah tries to clinch up but Escobar circles away and keeps his distance.
Escobar throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yeboah throws a push kick but Escobar slaps the foot to one side.
Escobar on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Escobar avoids a kick to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Yeboah tries to clinch up.
Yeboah wants to clinch.
Yeboah doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Yeboah takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Sambulo Yeboah. That's going to take a lot out of him.
A jab from Yeboah finds it's way through Escobar's defenses.
Yeboah looks to clinch
and Escobar counters with a nice uppercut.
Escobar takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Yeboah connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Escobar's hands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Escobar takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Yeboah buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Escobar tries to land a body kick
and Yeboah 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!
Yeboah misses with a straight right.
No luck for Yeboah with that takedown attempt.
Yeboah dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Escobar. That did some damage!
Escobar with a hook.
Yeboah scores with a shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sambulo Yeboah dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Yeboah moves in looking to clinch but Escobar pushes him off.
Nice uppercut lands for Yeboah. That snapped Escobar's head back.
Escobar tries to move into range but Yeboah moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Yeboah cracks Escobar with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Escobar tried to score with a low kick but Yeboah checks it.
Yeboah lands a right hook to the body.
A big left from Yeboah misses.
Escobar takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A looping hook to the body misses from Escobar. Yeboah does a little dance to reset his feet.
A counter left hand to the body from Yeboah misses its target.
Yeboah connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Escobar's hands.
Yeboah thows a left - swing and a miss!
Escobar now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah misses with a takedown
and Escobar cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Yeboah misses with a hook to the body
and Escobar counters with a stiff right hand.

Yeboah is rocked!
Yeboah throws a head kick but Escobar moves out of range.
Escobar looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Yeboah throws a shot from downtown. Escobar moves away and avoids it.
Escobar ducks right into an uppercut from Yeboah.
Sambulo Yeboah is winning the standup battle so far.
Yeboah lands a jab to Escobar's midsection.
Diego Escobar is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Yeboah walks into a stiff left hand from Escobar.
Oh Yeboah is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Yeboah scores with a nice head shot.
Yeboah lands with a slapping head kick.
Yeboah seems to have got his legs back now.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Yeboah clinches up with Escobar and pushes him back against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Escobar working aggressively here.
Escobar softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A nice left hand lands by Yeboah.
Yeboah scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Yeboah misses with a body punch.
Yeboah lands a body shot.
Yeboah scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Yeboah wants a takedown.
Escobar swings wildly with an uppercut but Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yeboah lands a hook to the side of the head.

Yeboah breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Yeboah scores with a leg kick.
Escobar lands a jab.
Escobar slips under a jab.
The fight stays on the outside here - Yeboah looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Ohhhhhhhhhh, brutal head kick from Escobar! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:05 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Diego Escobar!
Diego Escobar very nearly forgot to thank UnderGround Clothing Co. amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
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Event: Pride FC 26 Dog vs Gray     
Date:   Jun 16, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Iker Ramirez (ranked 154 p4p, 18 weight class) and Joseph OByrne (ranked 355 p4p, 41 weight class). This should be fireworks!

180 cm
28
155 lbs
14 - 3 - 1
175 cm
28
159 lbs
15 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

UnderGround Clothing Co.
Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)

Conviction



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 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 15 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Joseph OByrne!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, James Atkins and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ramirez will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Ramirez sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Ramirez avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
OByrne throws a leg kick
and OByrne takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

It looks like Joseph OByrne has been cut.
A bone on bone clash there as OByrne blocks the leg kick.
A thudding body kick lands there by OByrne!
OByrne moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
OByrne throws a nice inside leg kick.
Ramirez displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as OByrne throws out the jab.
OByrne lands a jab to Ramirez's midsection.
OByrne connects with a leg kick. Ramirez looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Joseph OByrne seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ramirez throws a poor cross that misses
and OByrne connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
OByrne throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Ramirez is looking to counter punch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ramirez scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
OByrne motions for Ramirez to come forward. OByrne throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
OByrne bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Ramirez's head backwards.
A good leg kick by OByrne.
OByrne pivots, looking for a leg kick but Ramirez is out of range and OByrne settles back down.
Ramirez went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
OByrne misses with a leg kick
enabling Ramirez to counter with a crisp jab.
Ramirez showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from OByrne.
Nice defenses there by OByrne.
A low kick from OByrne is predictable there
and Ramirez counters with a low kick, right behind OByrne 's knee.
Ramirez ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ramirez ducks under a wild hook from OByrne.
OByrne throws a jab when Ramirez was well out of range.
Ramirez sizes up OByrne with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
OByrne listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
OByrne takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
This has been an exciting period of action!
OByrne throws a quick inside leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
OByrne throws a body kick that misses.
Ramirez throws a big counter combination but OByrne scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
OByrne throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Ramirez on the side of the head.
Ramirez will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
OByrne fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
OByrne takes a swing at Ramirez's ribcage but misses.
Ramirez checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
It looked like Ramirez was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Ramirez throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A little jabbing left from OByrne on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ramirez fakes a jab and throws a low kick but OByrne checks it well.
Ramirez throws a nice inside leg kick.
Ramirez tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
OByrne bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ramirez moves out of range of the strikes.
Ramirez shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
OByrne throws a leg kick
and Ramirez counters with a huge head kick that drops OByrne! The ref dives in to stop the fight and the crowd goes wild!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Iker Ramirez!
In his post fight interview, Iker Ramirez started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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