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Event: IFC 55 Mumu vs Thomas     
Date:   Jun 16, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Abdel Mumu (ranked 99 p4p, 12 weight class) and Jax Thomas (ranked 238 p4p, 35 weight class). Abdel Mumu had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

175 cm
22
169 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
175 cm
22
170 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 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 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Jax Thomas!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Thomas digs a good hook to Mumu's body.
Mumu looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Thomas fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Thomas throws the left hand but Mumu avoids the punch easily.
Mumu lands a jab to the head.
Thomas lands a jab to the nose.

It looks like Abdel Mumu has been cut.
Mumu bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Thomas's head backwards.
Mumu throws a head kick but Thomas moves out of range.
Thomas looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.

Thomas clinches with his opponent.
Mumu lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Thomas backwards.
Mumu is pushing Thomas up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Mumu blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mumu blocking some punches.
Thomas misses with a short punch on the inside.
Thomas blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Mumu breaks the clinch.
A solid leg kick lands there for Mumu.
Thomas displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Mumu throws out the jab.
Thomas was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thomas avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Mumu misses with a low kick.
Thomas fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Thomas.
Thomas moves into range and connects with a jab.
Thomas dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Mumu buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Thomas misses with a body shot.
Mumu uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Thomas.
Mumu tries to land a leg kick but Thomas saw it coming and moves away.
Mumu lands a slapping body shot.
Thomas scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Decent striking displayed by Thomas there.
Thomas takes a swing at Mumu's ribcage but misses.
A little feinted left hand from Mumu on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Thomas fails with an attempt to clinch.
Thomas is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Mumu rather than just go for the knockout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mumu chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Thomas gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Thomas wants to clinch.

Thomas gets a clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Thomas.
Mumu blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Thomas throws a punch but it's blocked by Mumu.
Thomas misses with a punch to the body.
Thomas doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Thomas cracks Mumu with a nice body shot.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Mumu creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A nice right hand lands inside from Thomas.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thomas lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Mumu backwards.
Mumu misses with a hook from the clinch.
Thomas misses with an elbow strike.
Thomas has Mumu pressed against the cage, preventing Mumu from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Thomas lands a body punch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Thomas creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Thomas works on Mumu's body with a couple of short punches.
Mumu is breathing heavily.
Thomas makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Thomas scores with a shoulder strike.
Thomas scores with a nice hook to the head.
Thomas lands a body shot in the clinch.
Thomas digs a right hand into Mumu's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Mumu's gas tank.
Thomas working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Thomas lands a 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!
Mumu misses with a hook to the ribs.
Thomas lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Thomas pushes Mumu back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Thomas tries to throw a body punch but Mumu avoids it by throwing Thomas back against the cage.
Thomas lands with a left to the head.
Mumu tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Thomas lands a nice uppercut.

Mumu manages to pull guard.
Thomas looking to pass the guard.
Mumu controls Thomas momentarily but Thomas frees himself.
Thomas trying to control the position from guard on top but Mumu is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Mumu bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Thomas's guard.

The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Thomas trying to control the position.
Mumu looking to pass the guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jax Thomas dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Abdel Mumu's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Thomas throws a right and a left that both miss.
Thomas swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
enabling Mumu to counter with a crisp jab.
Mumu throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Thomas lands with an uppercut that bounces Mumu off the cage and back into range.
Thomas throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mumu swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Jax Thomas seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Thomas scores with a nice right hand.
Thomas lands with a shot to the body.
Mumu throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Thomas misses with a body shot.
Thomas tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mumu was well out of range. Poor timing from Thomas.
Mumu misses with a low kick.
Mumu misses with a shot to the body
and Thomas counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jax Thomas seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Thomas blocks a leg kick.
Thomas throws a combination that misses
and Mumu counters with a lovely straight right hand!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Thomas lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mumu slips under a jab.
Mumu was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Thomas throws a body shot but no joy.
Thomas lands a nice hook to Mumu's body. Mumu takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Thomas throws a big shot that misses.
Thomas has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
The fighters circling - Thomas throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Thomas 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.
Mumu swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Mumu misses with the head strike.
A right hook to the body lands for Thomas.
Thomas doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Thomas lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Still in the clinch, Thomas scores with a nice short uppercut.

Abdel Mumu's cut is getting worse.
With the fighters up against the cage, Thomas throws an elbow but misses.
Jax Thomas seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thomas misses with a body punch.
Thomas makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Mumu misses with some punches.
Thomas lands with a right to the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mumu looking to slow down the pace here.
Thomas softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A right hook to the body lands for Thomas.
Thomas lands a left hand.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Thomas.
Thomas misses with a body punch.
Mumu working aggressively here.
Thomas fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Thomas is leaning against Mumu and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Mumu fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mumu swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Thomas softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Thomas lands with a right to the head.
Thomas swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Thomas lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thomas lands with a short shot to the head.
Thomas lands with a short shot to the head.
Thomas misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Thomas misses with the head strike.
Mumu throws a head punch that misses.
Thomas tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mumu's elbow.
A short uppercut from Thomas.
Mumu managing to block the knees to the body from Thomas.
Thomas struggles to land a body shot inside as Mumu controls his hands.
Thomas swings wildly with an uppercut but Mumu uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mumu misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mumu pressing his opponent against the cage.
Thomas scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Thomas lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Mumu.
Thomas misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Thomas blocking some punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Thomas lands with a light punch inside.

Mumu is rocked!

Mumu manages to break the clinch.
Thomas scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Mumu doesn't seem bothered though.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mumu on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Mumu takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Oh Mumu is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

Abdel Mumu's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Thomas ducks down into range and throws a picture perfect right hook that connects with Mumu's jaw. Mumu's eyes stare off into space as he falls to the mat, out cold! Thomas does the decent thing and steps back, rather than landing any shots to his unconscious opponent.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:28 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Jax Thomas!
Jax Thomas is the new lightweight champion!
Jax Thomas seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: PFC 46 Fresh Blood*     
Date:   Jun 16, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Ramon Escobar Chavez (ranked 86 p4p, 11 weight class) and Bis Worth (ranked 383 p4p, 45 weight class). Escobar Chavez comes to the cage accompanied by Buena Vista Social Club - Hasta Siempre. 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?

179 cm
28
150 lbs
15 - 2 - 2
176 cm
27
160 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin
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 15 wins, 2 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ramon Escobar Chavez!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Bis Worth!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Yamamoto, Shigeki Fujiwara and Yasuomi Hirokawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A slow jab from Worth misses its intended target.
A jab from Worth finds it's way through Escobar Chavez's defenses.
Escobar Chavez tries to score with a low kick but Worth moves his leg out of the way.
Worth scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
The fighters circling - Escobar Chavez throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Worth now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Worth ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Worth blocks a jab.
Escobar Chavez walks into a left hand.
Nice shot lands for Worth.
An inside leg kick from Escobar Chavez misses.
Bis Worth seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Worth just misses with a punch to the body.
A little feinted left hand from Escobar Chavez on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Worth scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Worth tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Escobar Chavez was well out of range. Poor timing from Worth.
Worth slips a jab from Escobar Chavez.
Worth dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Escobar Chavez ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Escobar Chavez throws a hook but Worth avoids it easily.

Escobar Chavez moves into the clinch.
Worth lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Escobar Chavez lands with a left to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Worth tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Worth fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Escobar Chavez is working Worth over against the cage.
Escobar Chavez goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Worth breaks from the clinch.
A left lands for Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez throws out a powerful jab.
Escobar Chavez tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Worth tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Escobar Chavez was well out of range. Poor timing from Worth.
Escobar Chavez half committed to a counter leg kick.

Escobar Chavez moves into the clinch successfully.
Escobar Chavez misses with a short punch on the inside.
Escobar Chavez has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Escobar Chavez.

Worth manages to break the clinch.
Worth has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Worth misses with a body kick.
Worth scores with a leg kick.
Escobar Chavez cracks Worth with an open hand slap.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Worth throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Escobar Chavez cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Worth throws a body punch but Escobar Chavez moves out of range.
Escobar Chavez quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Worth throws a hook to the side of Escobar Chavez's head but Escobar Chavez sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Worth lands an overhand right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Escobar Chavez takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Worth throws a hook to the side of Escobar Chavez's head but Escobar Chavez sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A little feinted left hand from Escobar Chavez on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Escobar Chavez swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Worth.
Escobar Chavez cracks Worth with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Worth jabs at Escobar Chavez's body.
Worth misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Escobar Chavez.
Worth moves forwards but Escobar Chavez connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Escobar Chavez fails with an attempt to clinch.
Worth avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A shot to the liver by Escobar Chavez. Beautiful body shot.
Escobar Chavez chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Worth can pounce on him.
Worth lands a nice leg kick that just misses Escobar Chavez's sensitive parts.
Worth fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Escobar Chavez manages to avoid it.
Worth swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Nice body kick from Escobar Chavez.
A low kick from Worth is predictable there
and Escobar Chavez counters with a straight right hand.
Escobar Chavez uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Worth.
Worth misses with a lunging right hand
and Worth takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Worth scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Worth misses with a hook.
Worth takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Escobar Chavez scores with a jab to the body.
Worth lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Worth throws a quick inside leg kick.
Worth looks to land a left hand but Escobar Chavez moved out of range nicely.
Escobar Chavez works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Escobar Chavez takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Worth looks to land a right hand but Escobar Chavez moved out of range.
Escobar Chavez doesn't manage to clinch there - Worth circles away.
Escobar Chavez is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Escobar Chavez keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Escobar Chavez connects with an inside leg kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Worth, right into the meat.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Escobar Chavez thuds his right hand into Worth's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Worth throws a low kick, looking for Escobar Chavez's leg but Escobar Chavez calmly moves out of range.
Escobar Chavez throws a shot from downtown. Worth moves away and avoids it.
Escobar Chavez is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Escobar Chavez on the wrong end of a nice hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez closes the distance but Worth moves to the side
and Worth counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Escobar Chavez just misses with a punch to the body.
Escobar Chavez misses with a low kick.
Worth wants to counter with a clinch but Escobar Chavez pushes him away.
Worth misses the shot to the body.
Escobar Chavez keeps Worth at a distance using the push kick.
Worth blocks the body kick.
Escobar Chavez throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Worth looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Worth scores with a jab.
Worth lands with a nice body punch.
Worth thows a leg kick but Escobar Chavez checks it
and Escobar Chavez counters with a nice uppercut.
Worth uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez tries to clinch but Worth moves out of range.
Worth pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Escobar Chavez swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Worth throws a poor cross that misses
and Escobar Chavez counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Worth feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Escobar Chavezs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Worth looks to score with a jab to the body but Escobar Chavez is just out of range.
Worth lands with a cross.
Escobar Chavez is looking to land body kicks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Bis Worth will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Worth throws an overhand right that lands on Escobar Chavez's shoulder, as Escobar Chavez tries to avoid the shot.
Worth swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez looks to land a body kick but Worth moved away.
Escobar Chavez scores with a kick to the midsection.
Worth ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Escobar Chavez moves away.
Worth misses with a looping left.
Escobar Chavez takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Worth scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Worth throws a sloppy head kick and Escobar Chavez moves out of range easily.
Escobar Chavez displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Worth throws out the jab.
Worth misses with a body shot.
Worth bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Escobar Chavez's head backwards.
Worth checks the leg kick nicely there.
Worth's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Escobar Chavez connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Worth scrambles back to his feet.
Escobar Chavez slips under a jab from Worth.
Escobar Chavez misses with a wild combination.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Escobar Chavez missing with a left hand there. Worth was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Worth lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Worth misses with a jab to the body
and Escobar Chavez counters with a good, hard body kick but Worth shrugs it off.
Escobar Chavez checks the leg kick nicely there.
Worth misses the jab.
Escobar Chavez with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A shot to the liver by Escobar Chavez. Beautiful body shot.
A big right from Escobar Chavez misses.
Worth feints a counter leg kick.
Worth throws a nice looking combination but Escobar Chavez bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Escobar Chavez looks for the body kick but Worth saw that one coming.

Escobar Chavez gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Escobar Chavez is leaning against Worth and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Escobar Chavez tries a body shot but Worth blocks it.
Worth stalling.

Worth escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Worth takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Worth misses with an uppercut.
Bis Worth seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Escobar Chavez throws a looping overhand right but Worth ducks down to avoid it.
Worth looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Escobar Chavez throws a body punch but Worth moves out of range.
Worth steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Escobar Chavez.
A little jabbing left from Worth on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez scores with a leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Worth scores with a jab to the head.
Worth pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Escobar Chavez avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Danga de danga de dang - Worth scores with a four punch combination!
Worth dodges the punch combination from Escobar Chavez.
Worth moves out of range of the strikes.
Escobar Chavez takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Escobar Chavez avoids the body shot from Worth.
Escobar Chavez uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Worth.
Escobar Chavez feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Escobar Chavez drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Worth checks the leg kick.
Worth fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Escobar Chavez manages to avoid it.
Escobar Chavez works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Worth throws a leg kick but Escobar Chavez sees it coming and moves out of range.
Escobar Chavez feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Worth's calf.
A swing and a miss from Escobar Chavez.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circle momentarily. Worth darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Worth just misses with a punch to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from Escobar Chavez misses the target.
Escobar Chavez moves away from the strike by Worth.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Worth checks a leg kick.
Escobar Chavez misses with a leg kick.
Worth checks a low kick from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Worth throws a leg kick
and Escobar Chavez counters with a straight right hand.

Escobar Chavez gets a clinch.
Worth throws a punch but it's blocked by Escobar Chavez.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Worth.
Escobar Chavez swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A short uppercut from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Escobar Chavez tries to work over Worth's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Escobar Chavez misses with a hook from the clinch.
Worth blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Worth blocks an uppercut.
Worth lands a nice uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Escobar Chavez.
Worth misses with a punch on the inside.
Escobar Chavez lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Escobar Chavez working aggressively here.
Escobar Chavez struggles to land a body shot inside as Worth controls his hands.
Escobar Chavez tries to work over Worth's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Worth throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Escobar Chavez tries a body shot but Worth blocks it.
Worth trying to control the position but instead, Escobar Chavez has worked for underhooks and has pushed Worth into the cage.
Escobar Chavez misses with a hook to the ribs.
Worth tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Escobar Chavez lands an uppercut.

Worth breaks from the clinch.
Worth takes a jab right on the kisser.
Escobar Chavez fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A big left from Worth misses.
Worth misses with a shot to the body
and Escobar Chavez counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
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 Ramon Escobar Chavez will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Escobar Chavez checks a low kick from Worth.
Worth throws a nice inside leg kick.
Decent striking displayed by Worth there.
Worth works the jab nicely.
Worth feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Escobar Chavezs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Escobar Chavez tries to clinch there but Worth circles away.
Escobar Chavez lands a nice shot that snaps Worth's head back.
Escobar Chavez throws a low kick but it's checked well by Worth.
Escobar Chavez misses with an uppercut. Worth saw that one coming.
Worth misses with a body shot.

Escobar Chavez gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Escobar Chavez misses with a body punch.
Escobar Chavez throws a punch but it's blocked by Worth.
Escobar Chavez blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Worth working aggressively here.
Worth blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Escobar Chavez has a couple of punches blocked by Worth.
Worth has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
A short uppercut from Escobar Chavez.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Worth swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Worth misses with some punches.
A hook to the body from Escobar Chavez.

Worth breaks the clinch.
A bone on bone clash there as Worth blocks the leg kick.
The fight stays on the outside here - Escobar Chavez looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
A big right from Escobar Chavez misses.
Worth moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Escobar Chavez lands a right hook to the body.
Escobar Chavez scores with a leg kick.
Escobar Chavez cracks Worth with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Escobar Chavez looks for the body kick but Worth saw that one coming.
A big right from Escobar Chavez misses.
Worth misses with a looping right.
Escobar Chavez moves into range and connects with a jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Worth. Escobar Chavez does a little dance to reset his feet.
Escobar Chavez tries to close the distance and clinch up but Worth swats him away and circles back towards the center.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez scoring well with a low kick there.
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!
Escobar Chavez scores with a sloppy right hand. Worth should have avoided that one.
Escobar Chavez tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Worth manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

Escobar Chavez gets a clinch.
Escobar Chavez misses with a body punch.
Escobar Chavez cracks Worth with a nice body shot.
Worth taking a breather.
Escobar Chavez takes a shot to the head.
Worth has a couple of punches blocked by Escobar Chavez.

Worth breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Worth avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Escobar Chavez's jab looks to have found its range, popping Worth under the eye.
Worth looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Escobar Chavez misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Worth.

Escobar Chavez closes the distance and clinches.
A short right from Worth on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Worth lands a left hand that snaps the head of Escobar Chavez backwards.
Escobar Chavez prevents Worth from breaking the clinch.
Worth makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Escobar Chavez struggles to land a body shot inside as Worth controls his hands.

Worth breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Worth ducks right into an uppercut from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Escobar Chavez uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Worth.
Worth circles away from the clinch attempt.
Worth throws a body punch but Escobar Chavez moves out of range.
Escobar Chavez moves out of range of the leg kick from Worth.
Escobar Chavez connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Escobar Chavez looks to score with a jab to the body but Worth is just out of range.
Worth takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Worth misses with a looping right.
Escobar Chavez throws a jab but it's blocked by Worth.
A little jabbing left from Worth on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Worth cracks Escobar Chavez with a good jab.
Worth uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Escobar Chavez.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Escobar Chavez closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Worth misses with a body punch.
Escobar Chavez digs a right hand underneath Worth's ribcage. Worth let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Escobar Chavez blocks an uppercut.
Escobar Chavez misses with a short punch on the inside.
Escobar Chavez throws a head punch that misses.
Escobar Chavez misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Escobar Chavez scores with a hook to the body.
Escobar Chavez misses with a body punch.
Escobar Chavez lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Worth backwards.
Escobar Chavez tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Escobar Chavez misses with a hook to the ribs.
Worth blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Worth lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Escobar Chavez backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Worth.
Escobar Chavez tries to throw a body punch but Worth avoids it by throwing Escobar Chavez back against the cage.
Worth misses with a hook to the ribs.
Escobar Chavez makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Worth.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ramon Escobar Chavez clearly takes 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.


Escobar Chavez is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Worth is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Worth scoring well with a low kick there.
Worth misses the body punch
and Escobar Chavez cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Worth throws out a loose jab but Escobar Chavez uses good head movement to avoid it.
Escobar Chavez throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Escobar Chavez sets himself, and Worth steps forward looking for the clinch! Escobar Chavez avoids it this time.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Escobar Chavez checks a leg kick.
Worth scores with a shot to the body.
Escobar Chavez uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Worth.
Worth throws a jab but it's blocked by Escobar Chavez.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Escobar Chavez, right into the meat.
Worth misses with a left hand
and Escobar Chavez counters with a slapping leg kick.
Worth avoids the body shot from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Escobar Chavez lands with a shot to the body.
Escobar Chavez thuds a left hand into Worth's body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Worth misses with a straight right.
Worth misses with a wild body shot.
Worth avoids the body shot from Escobar Chavez.
Worth is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Escobar Chavez.
Worth throws a poor cross that misses
and Escobar Chavez counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Escobar Chavez tests Worth's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Escobar Chavez. Worth shrugs it off though.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Worth.
Escobar Chavez throws a push kick but Worth slaps the foot to one side.
Escobar Chavez keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Worth.
Escobar Chavez dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Worth works Escobar Chavez's body with a nice hook.
Worth throws a leg kick
and Escobar Chavez counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Worth throws a looping overhand right but Escobar Chavez ducks down to avoid it.
Escobar Chavez throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Worth sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Worth moves away.
Escobar Chavez takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Escobar Chavez will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Escobar Chavez throws an overhand right that lands on Worth's shoulder, as Worth tries to avoid the shot.
Worth throws a body punch but Escobar Chavez moves out of range.
Nice defenses there by Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Worth was well out of range. Poor timing from Escobar Chavez.
A shot to the liver by Escobar Chavez. Beautiful body shot.
Escobar Chavez lands a head shot.
Escobar Chavez defending well as Worth loads up on a big left hand.
Worth throws the left hand but Escobar Chavez avoids the punch easily.
Escobar Chavez lands with an overhand left.
Worth avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Escobar Chavez checks a low kick from Worth.
Escobar Chavez moves out of range of the strikes.
Escobar Chavez tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Worth uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Escobar Chavez.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Worth lands a jab to the nose.
Worth connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Worth throws a hook but Escobar Chavez blocks it.
Worth throws a jab when Escobar Chavez was well out of range.
Escobar Chavez swings and misses with a shot to the body
enabling Worth to counter with a crisp jab.
Escobar Chavez misses with a left hand
and Worth connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Escobar Chavez gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Worth.
Escobar Chavez jabs at Worth's body.
Worth takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Worth is looking to slow Escobar Chavez down with leg kicks.
Escobar Chavez throws a shot to the body.
Escobar Chavez ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Worth moves away.
Escobar Chavez throws a low kick but Worth moves out of range easily.

Escobar Chavez gets in close and instigates a clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Escobar Chavez has a couple of punches blocked by Worth.
Worth is trying to break free.
Escobar Chavez lands a nice uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Worth working aggressively here.
Escobar Chavez lands a body punch in the clinch.
Worth lands a shot to the body.
Escobar Chavez lands a nice uppercut.
Escobar Chavez misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ramon Escobar Chavez has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Escobar Chavez lands a hook that snaps the head of Worth backwards.
Escobar Chavez struggles to land a body shot inside as Worth controls his hands.
Worth blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Worth is leaning against Escobar Chavez and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.

Worth breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Worth scores with a nice right hand.
Escobar Chavez misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Worth.
Escobar Chavez scores with a shot to the body.
Worth throws a front kick aimed at Escobar Chavez's knee but Escobar Chavez avoids it well.
Worth uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Escobar Chavez.
Worth takes a jab right on the kisser.
Worth lands a nice looking body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ramon Escobar Chavez had his way with Bis Worth in that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


A bone on bone clash there as Worth blocks the leg kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Worth! But no joy.
Bis Worth has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Worth wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Worth is looking to chop away at Escobar Chavez's legs.
Worth chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Escobar Chavez loads up on a big right hand but Worth slips the punch.
Worth connects with a leg kick. Escobar Chavez looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Worth throws a right hand that misses
and Escobar Chavez counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Worth blocks a leg kick.
Worth ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Escobar Chavez moves away.
Worth takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Worth misses with a looping right.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice straight punches there by Escobar Chavez. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez misses with an uppercut.
Worth tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Escobar Chavez was well out of range. Poor timing from Worth.
Nice uppercut there from Escobar Chavez.
Nice defenses there by Escobar Chavez.
Worth swinging wildly here.
An attempted straight right counter from Escobar Chavez misses the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Worth ducks under a wild hook from Escobar Chavez.
A bone on bone clash there as Escobar Chavez blocks the leg kick.
Escobar Chavez wants to clinch.
Escobar Chavez tries to clinch
and Worth counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Escobar Chavez uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Worth throws a body kick that misses
enabling Escobar Chavez to counter with a crisp jab.
Nice body kick from Escobar Chavez.
Worth throws a leg kick
and Escobar Chavez counters with an outside leg kick.
Escobar Chavez has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Escobar Chavez there as he acknowledges the shot.
Escobar Chavez throws a nice inside leg kick.
Worth misses with a body shot
enabling Escobar Chavez to counter with a crisp jab.
Nice body punch from Escobar Chavez.
Worth takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Escobar Chavez blocks a leg kick.
Worth just misses with a punch to the body.
Escobar Chavez buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Worth throws a leg kick
and Escobar Chavez counters with an outside leg kick.
Escobar Chavez works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Escobar Chavez pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Worth takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Worth shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Escobar Chavez wants to clinch up but Worth keeps it at a distance.
Worth keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Escobar Chavez catches Worth with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Worth missing with a left hand there. Escobar Chavez was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Worth looks to land a left hand but Escobar Chavez moved out of range nicely.
Escobar Chavez is looking to clinch.
Worth thows a left - swing and a miss!
Worth misses with a looping left.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Worth swings widly with a right hand
letting Escobar Chavez counter with a right hand.
Worth chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Escobar Chavez can pounce on him.
Worth looks for the body kick but Escobar Chavez saw that one coming.
Worth lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Worth wants to slow Escobar Chavez down by chopping away at his legs.
Escobar Chavez swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Worth thows a leg kick but Escobar Chavez checks it
and Escobar Chavez counters with a straight right hand.
Worth throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Worth misses with a right hand
and Escobar Chavez makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Worth is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
A lazy left from Escobar Chavez finds it's target.
Worth throws a lazy right hand but Escobar Chavez sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Worth - that will leave a mark!
Worth tests Escobar Chavez's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Escobar Chavez's jab looks to have found its range, popping Worth under the eye.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Worth takes a swing at Escobar Chavez's ribcage but misses.
Worth throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Worth misses with a low kick.
Escobar Chavez cracks the inside of Worth's front leg.
Worth scores with a shot to the body.
Worth on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Escobar Chavez scores with a nice head shot.
Escobar Chavez lands with a cross.
Escobar Chavez moves out of range as Worth strikes.
A counter left hand to the body from Escobar Chavez misses its target.
Worth misses with a low kick as Escobar Chavez jumps back.
Escobar Chavez thumps Worth with a low kick.
Worth misses with a right hand
and Escobar Chavez counters with a right hand to the body.
Worth's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Escobar Chavez connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Worth scrambles back to his feet.
Escobar Chavez tries to close the distance and clinch up but Worth swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Escobar Chavez connects with a single shot there.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Worth misses with a hook.
A slapping leg kick lands for Escobar Chavez.
Worth on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Escobar Chavez. Escobar Chavez obviously looking to wear him down.
Worth is looking to slow Escobar Chavez down with leg kicks.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ramon Escobar Chavez showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Escobar Chavez 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 Yukihiro Yamamoto scores the fight 49:46
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight 50:46
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight 49:46

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

Ramon Escobar Chavez retains his featherweight title!
Our winner, Ramon Escobar Chavez, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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RATING
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Event: Syn 582     
Date:   Jun 15, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Brock Rumlow (ranked 16 p4p, 3 weight class) and Phol Murhaa (ranked 29 p4p, 8 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

183 cm
35
188 lbs
36 - 7 - 2
182 cm
33
188 lbs
33 - 11 - 3
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 7 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Brock Rumlow!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 11 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Phol Murhaa!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, James Glass and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Murhaa misses with a straight left.
Good leg kick by Murhaa there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Rumlow misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Murhaa.
Murhaa cracks Rumlow with a good jab.
Murhaa has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Rumlow is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Rumlow looks to throw the jab but Murhaa is out of range.
Rumlow doesn't manage to clinch there - Murhaa circles away.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Rumlow connects with a right hand. Murhaa shakes it off.
Rumlow connects with a good right hand that stumbles Murhaa. Murhaa circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Rumlow lands a slapping body shot.
An inside leg kick from Murhaa misses.
Rumlow half committed to a counter leg kick.
Good standup being displayed there by Murhaa as he connects with a hook.
Murhaa fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Rumlow tries to land a leg kick but Murhaa saw it coming and moves away.
Murhaa looks to throw the jab but Rumlow is out of range.
Murhaa scores with a nice right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A nice inside leg kick there by Rumlow. That's going to slow Murhaa down.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Murhaa checks a leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Rumlow.
A telegraphed right hand from Murhaa misses the target.
Murhaa misses with a hook
and Rumlow counters with an outside leg kick.
Murhaa misses with a hook.
Rumlow connects with a looping right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Murhaa.
Rumlow walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Murhaa checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Murhaa jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Rumlow blocks a jab.
As Murhaa backs away, Rumlow returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Rumlow checks a leg kick.
Rumlow ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Rumlow cracks Murhaa with a right hand to the side of the head.
Rumlow checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Rumlow walks into a jab.
Rumlow throws an overhand right that lands on Murhaa's shoulder, as Murhaa tries to avoid the shot.
Rumlow throws a leg kick but Murhaa sees it coming and moves out of range.
Murhaa connects with a right hand. Rumlow shakes it off.
Rumlow misses with a kick to the body.
Murhaa moves out of range as Rumlow strikes.
Murhaa bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Rumlow throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Murhaa tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Rumlow is able to avoid easily.
Murhaa attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Rumlow misses with an uppercut. Murhaa saw that one coming.
Rumlow just misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa throws a jab but it's blocked by Rumlow.
Rumlow lands a body shot.
Murhaa misses with a series of wild punches.

Rumlow has managed to clinch.
Rumlow blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Rumlow blocking some punches.
A short right from Rumlow.
Rumlow tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Murhaa's elbow.
Rumlow swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Rumlow misses with a hook to the ribs.
Rumlow swings wildly with an uppercut but Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rumlow misses with some punches.
Rumlow misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch on the inside from Murhaa fails to land.
Rumlow has a couple of punches blocked by Murhaa.
Rumlow lands a left hand that snaps the head of Murhaa backwards.
Good body shot from Murhaa.
Rumlow misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rumlow misses with the head strike.
Rumlow blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Rumlow fails to land.
Rumlow throws a head punch that misses.
Murhaa misses with the head strike.
Murhaa lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Rumlow lands with a light punch inside.
Rumlow misses with some punches.
Rumlow throws a head punch that misses.
Murhaa has a couple of punches blocked by Rumlow.
Murhaa tries to work over Rumlow's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Murhaa misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Murhaa.
Murhaa tries to throw a body punch but Rumlow avoids it by throwing Murhaa back against the cage.
Rumlow swings wildly with an uppercut but Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid it.
Murhaa lands an uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rumlow.
Murhaa goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Murhaa's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Murhaa moves out of range of the strikes.
Murhaa with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Rumlow takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Murhaa throws out a leg kick but Rumlow moves out of range and Murhaa only half commits.
Murhaa shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
It appears Rumlow was looking to counter with a kick there.
Rumlow takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Murhaa blocks the body kick.
Rumlow checks the leg kick nicely there.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Rumlow.
Rumlow is looking to land body kicks.
Rumlow thows a left - swing and a miss!
Rumlow lands a nice hook to Murhaa's body. Murhaa takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Murhaa throws a half hearted mid kick.
Rumlow throws a big shot that misses.
Murhaa throws a half hearted mid kick.
Murhaa avoids the body shot from Rumlow.
A little jabbing left from Murhaa on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Rumlow lands a lovely overhand right.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Murhaa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rumlow was well out of range. Poor timing from Murhaa.
Murhaa scores with a jab.
A big left from Rumlow misses.
Rumlow moves out of range as Murhaa throws a body kick.
Rumlow is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Murhaa checks a low kick from Rumlow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Phol Murhaa will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Rumlow tries to clinch there but Murhaa circles away.
Murhaa looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Rumlow tries to work over Murhaa's front leg with a kick but Murhaa checks it.
Murhaa looks to land a right hand but Rumlow moved out of range.
Murhaa misses with a looping left.
Rumlow throws a body punch but Murhaa moves out of range.
Rumlow clobbers Murhaa with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Murhaa looks to land a right hand but Rumlow moved out of range.
Rumlow scores with a punch to the head.
Rumlow uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
Rumlow looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Murhaa lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Phol Murhaa seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Murhaa misses the shot to the body.
That kick from Rumlow tenderised Murhaa's leg. Murhaa is trying to keep his angry face on.
Rumlow ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Murhaa loads up on a big right hand but Rumlow slips the punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice body kick there by Rumlow.
Rumlow fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Murhaa manages to avoid it.
Murhaa connects with an inside leg kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Murhaa 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 Rumlow has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Rumlow and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Rumlow was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Rumlow slips a jab from Murhaa.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murhaa misses with a leg kick
and Rumlow makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Murhaa really felt that one!
Murhaa finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa cracks Rumlow with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Rumlow throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Murhaa walks into a straight right hand from Rumlow.
Nice shot by Murhaa.

Rumlow closes the distance and pushes Murhaa back into the cage.
Brock Rumlow has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Murhaa scores with a shoulder strike.
Rumlow misses with some punches.
A head punch on the inside from Rumlow fails to land.
Murhaa swings wildly with an uppercut but Rumlow uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rumlow prevents a body shot from Murhaa.
Murhaa goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Murhaa misses with a punch on the inside.
Murhaa pushes Rumlow back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Rumlow lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Rumlow lands with a short punch from the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Rumlow misses with a hook from the clinch.
Rumlow doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Murhaa misses with a punch on the inside.
Rumlow misses with the head strike.
Rumlow misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rumlow tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Murhaa prevents a body shot from Rumlow.
Rumlow misses with a short punch on the inside.
A nice left hand lands by Murhaa.
Murhaa blocking some punches.
Rumlow goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Murhaa tries to work over Rumlow's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Rumlow lands a body shot in the clinch.
Rumlow blocks an uppercut.
A short body shot lands from Murhaa as the two fighters clinch.
Murhaa blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Murhaa makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Murhaa blocking some punches.
Murhaa lands an uppercut.
Murhaa lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Rumlow backwards.
Murhaa fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Murhaa working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Murhaa lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Murhaa throws a punch but it's blocked by Rumlow.
Murhaa throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Rumlows head.
Rumlow lands an uppercut.
Murhaa swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rumlow tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Murhaa.
Murhaa has Rumlow pressed against the cage.
Rumlow swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Rumlow misses with a punch to the body.
Rumlow lands a hook that snaps the head of Murhaa backwards.
Murhaa blocks an uppercut.
Murhaa is trying to break the clinch but Rumlow has him pressed against the cage.
Rumlow works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Murhaa scores with a nice hook to the head.
Rumlow swings wildly with an uppercut but Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid it.
Murhaa misses with a short punch on the inside.
Murhaa lands a right hand that snaps the head of Rumlow backwards.
Murhaa lands a hook that snaps the head of Rumlow backwards.

Murhaa manages to break the clinch.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Rumlow - that will leave a mark!
Rumlow lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Murhaa staying out of range there.
Murhaa only half commits to the counter leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Murhaa.
Murhaa appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Rumlow misses with a hook. Murhaa ducked under it nicely.
Rumlow looks to land a left hand but Murhaa moved out of range nicely.
Murhaa lands with a right hand.
Murhaa tries to work over Rumlow's front leg with a kick but Rumlow checks it.
Murhaa checks a low kick from Rumlow.
Rumlow thows a leg kick but Murhaa checks it
letting Murhaa counter with a right hand.
Murhaa cracks Rumlow with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Murhaa ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Rumlow moves away.
Rumlow seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Rumlow lands a nice leg kick that just misses Murhaa's sensitive parts.
The fighters circling - Rumlow throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Rumlow throws the kick towards the body but Murhaa avoids it.
Rumlow has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Murhaa finds it's way round the side to connect with Rumlow's head.
Murhaa looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Murhaa on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A nice inside leg kick there by Rumlow. That's going to slow Murhaa down.
Murhaa attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Murhaa chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Rumlow can pounce on him.
Murhaa misses with an uppercut.
A counter left hand to the body from Rumlow misses its target.
Rumlow looks for the body kick but Murhaa saw that one coming.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Phol Murhaa will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Rumlow lands with a kick to the ribs.
Murhaa is looking to score with low kicks.
Rumlow throws a looping overhand right but Murhaa ducks down to avoid it.
Rumlow scores with a nice right hand.
Murhaa lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Rumlow walks into a left hand.
Rumlow tries to land a front kick but Murhaa steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Murhaa replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Rumlow blocks it well.
Rumlow throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Rumlow misses with a few strikes there.
Rumlow punishes Murhaa's body with a nice straight punch.
Murhaa throws a good cross that connects.
Murhaa has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Rumlow.
Rumlow stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Murhaa.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Donk. Rumlow catches Murhaa right on the button with a cross.
Murhaa tries to land a leg kick but Rumlow saw it coming and moves away.
Rumlow blocks a leg kick.
Brock Rumlow is winning the standup battle so far.
Murhaa checks a leg kick.
Murhaa appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Rumlow jabs Murhaa right on the nose. Murhaa blinks but takes it well.
Rumlow throws a push kick but Murhaa slaps the foot to one side.
Murhaa misses with a body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rumlow looks for the body kick but Murhaa saw that one coming.
Murhaa tries to score with a low kick but Rumlow moves his leg out of the way.
Rumlow tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Murhaa manages to circle out of the way.
Murhaa keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Rumlow.
Rumlow connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
A telegraphed right hand from Rumlow misses the target.
Rumlow 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.
A jab from Rumlow finds it's way through Murhaa's defenses.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Murhaa checks a leg kick.
Rumlow throws a leg kick but Murhaa checks it.
Rumlow sizes up Murhaa with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Rumlow cracks the inside of Murhaa's front leg.
Murhaa scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Murhaa tests Rumlow's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Rumlow throws a body punch but Murhaa moves out of range.
Rumlow takes a swing at Murhaa's ribcage but misses.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.

Rumlow has Murhaa 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!
Rumlow misses with a punch on the inside.
Brock Rumlow has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Murhaa has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Rumlow.
Murhaa goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Murhaa's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Rumlow misses with a short punch on the inside.
Rumlow misses with some punches.
Rumlow goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Murhaa swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Rumlow misses with some punches.
Murhaa scores with a shoulder strike.
Murhaa misses with a punch on the inside.
Murhaa pushes Rumlow back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Rumlow tries to land a knee to the head but Murhaa blocks with his arms.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Murhaa.
Rumlow has a couple of punches blocked by Murhaa.
Rumlow throws a head punch that misses.
Murhaa blocking some punches.
Rumlow tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Rumlow looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Rumlow scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Rumlow lands a right hand.
A hook to the body from Rumlow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Rumlow has a couple of punches blocked by Murhaa.
Rumlow misses with a punch to the body.
Rumlow tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Rumlow tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Murhaa has a couple of punches blocked by Rumlow.
Murhaa tries to stall but Rumlow uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
A hook to the body from Murhaa.
Rumlow tries to land a knee to the head but Murhaa blocks with his arms.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rumlow.
Murhaa wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Rumlow has him pressed against the cage.
Murhaa throws a punch but it's blocked by Rumlow.
Rumlow misses with the head strike.
Rumlow working aggressively here.
Rumlow tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Rumlow lands a right hand that snaps the head of Murhaa backwards.
Murhaa lands a right hand.
Murhaa prevents a body shot from Rumlow.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Murhaa.
Rumlow swings wildly with an uppercut but Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Murhaa lands a nice shot to the body.
Rumlow misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short right from Murhaa on the inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Murhaa lands a nice shot to the body.
A short left from Murhaa.
Murhaa prevents a body shot from Rumlow.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Murhaa.
Rumlow misses with some punches.
A shot in the inside from Murhaa.
Rumlow lands a shoulder strike.
Murhaa struggles to land a body shot inside as Rumlow controls his hands.
Murhaa misses with the head strike.
Rumlow blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rumlow tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Murhaa working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A right hook to the body lands for Murhaa.
Rumlow lands a right hand.
Murhaa working aggressively here.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Murhaa creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice 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 Brock Rumlow.
I think Murhaa has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 28:29
Judge James Glass scores the fight 28:29
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Phol Murhaa!

A very excited looking Phol Murhaa made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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hype
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pop
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RATING
84%

 

Event: WeInSyd 16     
Date:   Jun 13, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hip Hop (ranked 8255 p4p, 622 weight class) and Yamil Villanueva (ranked 24176 p4p, 666 weight class). Hip Hop could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Yamil Villanueva's chin.

200 cm
18
270 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
215 cm
26
275 lbs
0 - 4 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter fighter
Solid 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, Hip Hop!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Yamil Villanueva!
The judges for this bout are Eliza Hachem, Ben Watson and Ben Hemmingworth.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Villanueva tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Hop lands an overhand right.

It looks like Yamil Villanueva has been cut.

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

Villanueva is rocked!
Hop buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Villanueva is still on wobbly legs! Can Hop finish him?
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hop keeps the fight on the outside.
Hop lands an uppercut, right on the button! Villanueva tumbles backwards into the cage, staring vacantly into space! He's got no idea where he is, who he is or what day it is... Poor guy.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:24 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Hip Hop!
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hype
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RATING
100%

 

Event: TGC Crucible 21     
Date:   Jun 13, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Takashi Yoshida (ranked 298 p4p, 8 weight class) and Michael Paine (ranked 795 p4p, 34 weight class). Takashi Yoshida could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Michael Paine's chin.

165 cm
22
135 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
172 cm
30
145 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Takashi Yoshida!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
The judges for this bout are Alan Glass, Gwen Towbar and Stewart Dunkirk.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Paine misses with a hook
and Yoshida counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yoshida uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Paine.
Paine misses the jab.
Yoshida cracks Paine with a right hand to the side of the head.
Yoshida has been working on his boxing with his coaches at AK Beasties in the buildup to the fight.
Yoshida misses with a left hand
and Paine counters with a straight right hand.
Yoshida lands a body shot.
Paine throws a hook but Yoshida avoids it easily.
A lazy left from Yoshida finds it's target.
A punch combination from Paine misses.
Yoshida throws a sloppy head kick and Paine moves out of range easily.
Paine looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Paine chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Yoshida can pounce on him.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yoshida misses with a straight left.
A little jabbing left from Paine on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Paine has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Yoshida finds it's way round the side to connect with Paine's head.
Nice body punch from Paine.
Yoshida is looking to slow Paine down with leg kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Paine dodges the punch combination from Yoshida.
A thudding body kick lands there by Yoshida!
Nice jab there from Yoshida.
Paine just misses with a punch to the body.
Yoshida uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Paine.
Yoshida moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Yoshida throws a sloppy head kick and Paine moves out of range easily.
Yoshida is looking to slow Paine down with leg kicks.
Yoshida walks into a stiff left hand from Paine.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yoshida takes one to the side of the head.
Yoshida throws a head kick that Paine semi-blocks.
Paine missing with a left hand there. Yoshida was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
As Paine backs away, Yoshida returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Yoshida.
Yoshida bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Yoshida looks to land a body kick but Paine moved away.
Yoshida scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Paine misses with an uppercut. Yoshida saw that one coming.
Paine slips a jab and a cross from Yoshida.
Yoshida ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
A head kick from Yoshida lands but Paine takes it in his stride.
Yoshida scoring well with a low kick there.
Yoshida has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Paine finds it's way round the side to connect with Yoshida's head.
Paine throws a series of punches but Yoshida avoids them all with ease.
Yoshida avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Yoshida lands a nice leg kick that just misses Paine's sensitive parts.
An inside leg kick lands from Yoshida.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
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 tries a low kick but Paine avoids it.
Yoshida throws a body punch but Paine moves out of range.
A slapping body kick lands there for Yoshida.
Yoshida turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Yoshida misses with a head kick.
Yoshida attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Yoshida, right into the meat.
Paine jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Paine has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Paine there as he acknowledges the shot.
Paine lands with an uppercut that bounces Yoshida off the cage and back into range.
Yoshida cracks the inside of Paine's front leg.
Paine fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Yoshida on the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Paine misses the shot to the body.
Yoshida appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Yoshida looks to land a body kick but Paine moved away.
Paine checks a low kick from Yoshida.
Yoshida displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Paine throws out the jab.
Paine chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Yoshida can pounce on him.
Paine's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Yoshida takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Paine misses with a straight right.
Takashi Yoshida seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yoshida is looking to land body kicks.
Paine looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Yoshida takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Yoshida misses with a head kick.
Paine chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Yoshida can pounce on him.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yoshida misses the shot to the body.
Yoshida uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Paine.
Yoshida staying out of range there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Paine thuds a left hand into Yoshida's body.
A lazy left from Yoshida finds it's target.

Yoshida moves into the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Paine.
Yoshida blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Yoshida lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Yoshida lands with a light punch inside.
Yoshida lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Paine backwards.
Paine tries a body shot but Yoshida blocks it.
Yoshida makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short body shot lands from Paine as the two fighters clinch.
Paine tries to work over Yoshida's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Yoshida misses with a punch on the inside.
Paine lands a shot to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Paine manages to break the clinch.
Takashi Yoshida is winning the standup battle so far.
Yoshida fakes the leg kick and cracks Paine in the body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Yoshida.
Yoshida throws a head kick but Paine moves out of range.
Paine is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yoshida.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paine scores with a sloppy right hand. Yoshida should have avoided that one.
Yoshida misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Yoshida throws a low kick, looking for Paine's leg but Paine calmly moves out of range.
Paine walks forward, straight into a front kick from Yoshida.
Yoshida lands a head kick. Paine smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Yoshida. Paine shrugs it off though.
Yoshida throws a sloppy head kick
and Paine cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Decent striking displayed by Yoshida there.
Yoshida fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Paine manages to avoid it.
Paine blocks a low kick nicely.
Paine tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Paine lands with a good body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yoshida throws a sloppy head kick
and Paine counters with a series of strikes. Yoshida will be more careful next time no doubt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Paine checks a leg kick.
Paine throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yoshida half committed to a counter leg kick.
Paine throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Yoshida stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Yoshida throws a solid leg kick but Paine takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Yoshida.
Paine takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Paine is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yoshida.
Yoshida tries to work over Paine's front leg with a kick but Paine checks it.
Yoshida buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Yoshida moves in looking to clinch but Paine pushes him off.
Paine swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Paine shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Good shot there by Paine.
Yoshida fails to land with a series of punches.
Paine takes one on the button.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida throws a poor cross that misses
and Paine connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Paine checks a low kick from Yoshida.
A nice side step and Paine releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Yoshida blocks a jab.
Paine walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Yoshida is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Paine can do to turn this around?
Paine throws the left hand but Yoshida avoids the punch easily.
Nice defenses there by Yoshida.
Yoshida slips a straight right by Paine.
Paine 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.
Yoshida looks to throw a body kick
and Paine counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yoshida uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Paine has time to react.
Yoshida throws a jab but it's blocked by Paine.
Yoshida misses with a body shot
and Paine counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Yoshida thinking.
A head kick from Yoshida lands but Paine takes it in his stride.
Yoshida lands a jab to Paine's midsection.
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 lazy left from Paine finds it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida throws a jab when Paine was well out of range.
Yoshida tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Yoshida throws out a leg kick but Paine moves out of range and Yoshida only half commits.
Paine now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Yoshida throws a leg kick but Paine sees it coming and moves out of range.
Paine connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
A jab from Paine misses.
Yoshida does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Paine throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A swing and a miss from Yoshida.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
The fighters circling - Paine throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Paine moves into range and connects with a jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Paine misses the target.
Yoshida throws the kick towards the body but Paine avoids it.
Paine looks like he wants to counter punch here.
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. This is the final round!


A nice leg kick lands there from Yoshida.
Yoshida misses with a wild combination.
Yoshida lands a leg kick that knocks Paine off balance momentarily.
A jab from Paine misses.
Paine looks to throw the jab but Yoshida is out of range.
Paine walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Yoshida plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Yoshida blocks a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yoshida lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.

Yoshida instigates a clinch.
Paine misses with the head strike.
Yoshida blocks a punch to the side of the head.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida throws out a loose jab but Paine uses good head movement to avoid it.
A little jabbing left from Paine on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A slow jab from Paine misses its intended target.
Yoshida misses with a combination
and Paine counters with a one-two to the body.
Paine has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Yoshida.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Yoshida, right into the meat.
A left lands for Yoshida.
Yoshida fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Paine has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Yoshida throws a leg kick but Paine sees it coming and moves out of range.
Yoshida throws a leg kick
and Paine connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Yoshida uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Paine.
Yoshida wants to clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida takes one to the side of the head.
Yoshida misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paine.
Paine throws the left hand but Yoshida avoids the punch easily.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yoshida lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Paine scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Yoshida fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Paine has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Paine lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Yoshida lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Paine has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Yoshida finds it's way round the side to connect with Paine's head.
Paine misses with a hook. Yoshida ducked under it nicely.
Michael Paine has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Paine avoids the head kick by Yoshida.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paine misses with an uppercut. Yoshida saw that one coming.
Paine cracks Yoshida with an open hand slap.
An inside leg kick lands from Yoshida.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Yoshida.
Paine has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Paine there as he acknowledges the shot.
Yoshida fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Yoshida ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yoshida moves out of range as Paine strikes.
Yoshida staying out of range there.
A big left from Paine misses.
Yoshida cracks Paine with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Good leg kick by Yoshida there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Paine rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Paine misses with a looping right.
A jab from Paine misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Paine scores with a sloppy right hand. Yoshida should have avoided that one.
Paine looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Paine pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Yoshida looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Paine throws the left hand but Yoshida avoids the punch easily.
Yoshida gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
A chopping leg kick lands by Yoshida.
Paine avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Paine slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

Yoshida is rocked!
Yoshida is looking to score with low kicks.
Paine throws out a counter right but Yoshida avoids it with no problem.
Paine misses with a lunging right hand
and Yoshida counters with a straight right hand.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Takashi Yoshida.
Well Yoshida 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 Alan Glass scores the fight 30:27
Judge Gwen Towbar scores the fight 30:27
Judge Stewart Dunkirk scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Takashi Yoshida!
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FIGHT
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Event: PFC 44 Sanchez vs Winston     
Date:   Jun 08, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Friedrich Alzheimer (ranked 133 p4p, 3 weight class) and Mads Nordskov (ranked 303 p4p, 7 weight class). Alzheimer comes to the cage accompanied by You're The Voice. Nordskov is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Fugle. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

163 cm
27
135 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
171 cm
28
138 lbs
19 - 5 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

Urban Fighter

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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 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Friedrich Alzheimer!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Mads Nordskov!
The judges for this bout are Joseph Jones, Russell Pearce and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Alzheimer cracks Nordskov with a right hand to the side of the head.
Alzheimer swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Alzheimer.
Alzheimer tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Nordskov is able to avoid easily.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Alzheimer tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Nordskov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Alzheimer.
Nordskov throws out a counter right but Alzheimer avoids it with no problem.
Alzheimer takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Good standup being displayed there by Alzheimer as he connects with a hook.
Alzheimer throws an overhand right that lands on Nordskov's shoulder, as Nordskov tries to avoid the shot.
Nordskov is looking to land body kicks.
Alzheimer is looking to counter the offense by Nordskov and move into the clinch.
Nordskov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Good leg kick by Nordskov there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Nordskov throws a hook but Alzheimer avoids it easily.
Alzheimer shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Nordskov circles away from the clinch attempt.
Alzheimer fails in his attempt to clinch.
Alzheimer jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Alzheimer tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A big right from Nordskov misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Alzheimer misses the target.
Alzheimer throws a leg kick that misses.
Alzheimer takes a kick 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!
Nordskov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Alzheimer moves away.
Alzheimer scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Nordskov has managed to clinch.
Alzheimer struggles to land a body shot inside as Nordskov controls his hands.
Alzheimer throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Nordskovs head.
Alzheimer blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Nordskov can't find room to land a body shot as Alzheimer controls the action.
Nordskov throws a punch but it's blocked by Alzheimer.
Nordskov struggles to land a body shot inside as Alzheimer controls his hands.
Alzheimer has a couple of punches blocked by Nordskov.

Nordskov breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Alzheimer takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Alzheimer checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Alzheimer takes one to the side of the head.
Alzheimer lands with a thumping leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Alzheimer. That's going to slow Nordskov down.
Nordskov throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Nordskov jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Alzheimer was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Nordskov stuns Alzheimer with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Nordskov bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Alzheimer connects with a good right hand that stumbles Nordskov. Nordskov circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Nordskov walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Alzheimer scores with a hook to the body. Nordskov takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
A solid leg kick lands there for Alzheimer.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Nordskov scores with a nice strike.
Alzheimer tries to land a leg kick but Nordskov saw it coming and moves away.
Nice uppercut lands for Alzheimer. That snapped Nordskov's head back.
Alzheimer dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Nordskov. That did some damage!
Alzheimer tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Nordskov is able to avoid easily.
A big right from Alzheimer misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Nordskov! But no joy.

Nordskov moves into the clinch successfully.
Nordskov scores with an uppercut up the middle.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Alzheimer.
Alzheimer swings wildly with an uppercut but Nordskov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Alzheimer content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Nordskov misses with a body punch.
Alzheimer swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Nordskov misses with a punch to the body.
Nordskov misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nordskov lands a shot to the body.

Nordskov breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Alzheimer moves out of range of the strikes.
Nordskov misses the shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Nordskov blocks a jab.
Good work by Alzheimer as he checks the leg kick.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Nordskov.
Alzheimer uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Nordskov.
Nordskov throws a jab but it's blocked by Alzheimer.
Nordskov defending well as Alzheimer loads up on a big left hand.
Nordskov lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Nordskov throws a body punch but Alzheimer moves out of range.
Alzheimer throws a jab when Nordskov was well out of range.
Nordskov scores with a jab to the head.
Alzheimer throws a solid leg kick but Nordskov takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Alzheimer.
A bone on bone clash there as Alzheimer blocks the leg kick.
A little feinted left hand from Alzheimer on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Nordskov takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Nordskov checks a leg kick.
Nordskov looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Alzheimer takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

Nordskov moves into the clinch successfully.
Alzheimer tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A short body shot lands from Nordskov as the two fighters clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nordskov misses with a hook from the clinch.
Alzheimer is struggling to control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Nordskov on the inside.
Alzheimer is trying to pull guard but Nordskov turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Nordskov working aggressively here.
Nordskov working aggressively here.
Alzheimer swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Alzheimer working aggressively here.

Alzheimer manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Alzheimer looking to control but Nordskov passes into half guard.
Nordskov is controlling the pace.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Alzheimer wants to get back to full guard but Nordskov has mounted him!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nordskov pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Alzheimer chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Nordskov throws a jab but it's blocked by Alzheimer.
Nordskov takes one to the side of the head.
Nordskov lets loose with a powerful body kick. Alzheimer will feel that in the morning.
Good work by Nordskov as he checks the leg kick.
Nordskov misses with a looping right.
No joy there for Alzheimer, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Nordskov cracks Alzheimer with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Alzheimer misses with a series of wild punches.
Nordskov misses with a wild body shot.
A telegraphed right hand from Alzheimer misses the target.
Nordskov looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Alzheimer moves out of range of the body kick from Nordskov.
Nordskov throws a right hand that misses
and Alzheimer counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Nordskov has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Alzheimer finds it's way round the side to connect with Nordskov's head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Nordskov pushes Alzheimer up against the cage in a clinch.
Nordskov tries a body shot but Alzheimer blocks it.
Alzheimer scores with a nice hook to the head.
Nordskov tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Alzheimer's elbow.
Alzheimer slows down the pace here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nordskov misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nordskov tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Alzheimer's elbow.
Nordskov throws a punch but it's blocked by Alzheimer.
Alzheimer swings wildly with an uppercut but Nordskov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Alzheimer digs a right hand underneath Nordskov's ribcage. Nordskov let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Alzheimer fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Nordskov doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Alzheimer swings wildly with an uppercut but Nordskov uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short uppercut from Nordskov.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Alzheimer.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Mads Nordskov seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Nordskov.
Nordskov blocking some punches.
Nordskov can't find room to land a body shot as Alzheimer controls the action.
Alzheimer has a couple of punches blocked by Nordskov.
Nordskov tries to work over Alzheimer's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Alzheimer is trying to pull guard but Nordskov has him pressed against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov tries a body shot but Alzheimer blocks it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Nordskov.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Nordskov.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Alzheimer.
A short left from Alzheimer.

Nordskov breaks from the clinch.
Nordskov lands with a kick to the ribs.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Alzheimer, right into the meat.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nordskov misses with a body kick.
Nordskov looks to throw the jab but Alzheimer is out of range.
Nice straight punches there by Nordskov. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Nordskov.
Alzheimer throws a nice inside leg kick.
Nordskov's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Alzheimer tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Nordskov is able to avoid easily.
Alzheimer connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Nordskov misses the shot to the body.
Alzheimer uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Nordskov.
A chopping leg kick lands by Alzheimer.
Nordskov tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Alzheimer connects with a jab.
Nordskov smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
A chopping leg kick lands by Nordskov.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Alzheimer just misses with a punch to the body.
Alzheimer lands with a good body shot.
Alzheimer throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Alzheimer throws a leg kick but Nordskov moved away.
Nordskov displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Alzheimer throws out the jab.
It seemed like Nordskov was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Alzheimer on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Nordskov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Alzheimer manages to avoid it.
Alzheimer lands a jab.
Nordskov scores with a punch to the head.
Nordskov works Alzheimer's body with a nice hook.
Alzheimer slips under a jab from Nordskov.
Nordskov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Alzheimer.
Alzheimer swings for the body but Nordskov moves out of range.
Nordskov appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Alzheimer takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Alzheimer looks to score with a jab to the body but Nordskov is just out of range.
Jab by Alzheimer.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nordskov misses with a body kick.
Nordskov doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Alzheimer. Nordskov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nordskov throws a wild body kick that Alzheimer sees coming a mile off.
Alzheimer throws a chopping leg kick but Nordskov manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A nice side step and Nordskov releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Nordskov pivots, looking for a leg kick but Alzheimer is out of range and Nordskov settles back down.
Nordskov throws an overhand right that lands on Alzheimer's shoulder, as Alzheimer tries to avoid the shot.
Nordskov stuns Alzheimer with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Nordskov keeps Alzheimer at a distance using the push kick.
Alzheimer swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nordskov fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Alzheimer feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Alzheimer throws out a leg kick but Nordskov moves out of range and Alzheimer only half commits.
Nordskov throws the kick towards the body but Alzheimer avoids it.
Alzheimer takes a jab right on the kisser.
Alzheimer throws a leg kick which misses Nordskov's front leg but catches the back leg as Nordskov tries to avoid it.
A jab from Nordskov misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nordskov avoids the body shot from Alzheimer.
Nordskov throws a jab when Alzheimer was well out of range.
Alzheimer finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Nordskov checks a leg kick.
Nordskov walks into a stiff left hand from Alzheimer.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Friedrich Alzheimer will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Alzheimer tries to work over Nordskov's front leg with a kick but Nordskov checks it.
Nordskov wants to slow Alzheimer down by chopping away at his legs.
Nordskov misses with a lunging right hand
and Alzheimer counters with an outside leg kick.
Nordskov scores with a push kick.
Alzheimer lands with a right hand.
Friedrich Alzheimer is winning the standup battle so far.
Nordskov tries to move into range but Alzheimer moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Nordskov lands a jab.
Nordskov misses with a body shot.
Alzheimer listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Alzheimer misses with a series of wild punches.
Nordskov feints a counter leg kick.
Nordskov's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Alzheimer connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Nordskov scrambles back to his feet.
Nordskov misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Alzheimer.
Alzheimer lands a nice shot that snaps Nordskov's head back.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Alzheimer ducks under a wild hook from Nordskov.
Nice cross by Alzheimer.

Alzheimer rushes Nordskov and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Nordskov misses with the head strike.
A shot in the inside from Nordskov.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Alzheimer lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Alzheimer is trying to pull guard but Nordskov has him pressed against the cage.
Nordskov scores with an uppercut up the middle.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Nordskov.
Alzheimer blocks a body shot from Nordskov.
Alzheimer misses with some punches.
Alzheimer misses with a hook from the clinch.
Alzheimer misses with some punches.
Good body shot from Nordskov.
Nordskov goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A short body shot lands from Nordskov as the two fighters clinch.
Alzheimer is trying to pull guard but Nordskov has him pressed against the cage.
Alzheimer is trying to maintain a safe position but Nordskov gets an underhook and turns Alzheimer into the cage.
Alzheimer is trying to pull guard but Nordskov turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Friedrich Alzheimer. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Nordskov throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Alzheimers head.
Nordskov scores with a nice hook to the head.
Nordskov misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nordskov misses with a punch on the inside.
Nordskov tries to throw a body punch but Alzheimer avoids it by throwing Nordskov back against the cage.
Alzheimer lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Alzheimer is trying to pull guard but Nordskov has him pressed against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Nordskov fails to land.
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 manages to pull guard.
Alzheimer wants to sweep here but Nordskov controlling him for the moment.
Alzheimer working a defensive guard but Nordskov passes into half guard.
Nordskov is trying to get back to his feet now but his leg is trapped.
Alzheimer tries to get to full guard but Nordskov has control of the leg.
Alzheimer is working hard here to advance position.
Alzheimer wants to get back to full guard but Nordskov has passed into side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Alzheimer tries to bench press Nordskov off him but Nordskov keeps the position.
Alzheimer gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Alzheimer is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Nordskov's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Nordskov's back!

Alzheimer looking for the choke from the back.

Alzheimer is working really hard to secure the rear naked choke. Nordskov defends successfully for a significant amount of time. Both fighters are looking very determined.
Nordskov just trying to survive but Alzheimer is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.

Nordskov fending off the submission attempt from Alzheimer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

Nordskov defending nicely against the rear naked choke attempt.

Alzheimer working for a choke but Nordskov is defending well.

Nordskov is in a bad position with Alzheimer working for a choke. Nordskov manages to spin nicely into guard and the danger is over for the moment.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Nordskov has Alzheimer up against the cage in a clinch.
Alzheimer blocks a body shot from Nordskov.
Nordskov tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Alzheimer's elbow.
Nordskov tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Alzheimer's elbow.
Nordskov tries to throw a body punch but Alzheimer avoids it by throwing Nordskov back against the cage.
Alzheimer jumps guard but Nordskov stands there with Alzheimer around his waist. Alzheimer gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Nordskov blocking some punches.
Nordskov misses with a hook from the clinch.
Alzheimer throws a punch but it's blocked by Nordskov.
A nice left hand lands by Nordskov.
A short right from Nordskov on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Alzheimer blocks an uppercut.
Nordskov wants to break free but Alzheimer has control.
Alzheimer lands a right hand that snaps the head of Nordskov backwards.
Nordskov lands with a left to the head.
Nordskov tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Alzheimer lands with a right to the head.
Alzheimer misses with a body punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nordskov lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Nordskov tries to throw a body punch but Alzheimer avoids it by throwing Nordskov back against the cage.
Nordskov digs a right hand underneath Alzheimer's ribcage. Alzheimer let out a lung full of air as it connected.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Nordskov.
A short left from Nordskov.
Nordskov doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Nordskov pushes Alzheimer back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Nordskov lands with a left to the head.
Nordskov tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Alzheimer's elbow.
Alzheimer throws a head punch that misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Alzheimer.
Nordskov misses with a hook from the clinch.
Alzheimer lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Nordskov backwards.
Alzheimer is trying to pull guard but Nordskov has him pressed against the cage.
Alzheimer throws a head punch that misses.
Nordskov tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Alzheimer's elbow.
Alzheimer swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Alzheimer prevents a body shot from Nordskov.
Nordskov tries a body shot but Alzheimer blocks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Nordskov fails to land.

Alzheimer manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nordskov is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Alzheimer wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Nordskov is now in half guard.
Alzheimer is trying to control but Nordskov manages to pass to mount!
Alzheimer is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Friedrich Alzheimer overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Alzheimer regains half guard.
Nordskov wants to pass to mount but Alzheimer is defending the position.
Nordskov prevents Alzheimer from improving his position.
Nordskov keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Alzheimer is looking for a sweep. Nordskov is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Nordskov is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Alzheimer!
Alzheimer is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Alzheimer is looking to get to half guard.
Alzheimer regains half guard.
Nordskov is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Alzheimer wants to land a leg kick but Nordskov is out of range.
Alzheimer dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Nordskov scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Nice shot lands for Nordskov.
Nordskov slips under a jab from Alzheimer.
Nordskov throws a looping overhand right but Alzheimer ducks down to avoid it.
Alzheimer shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Nordskov feints a counter leg kick.
Alzheimer throws a head kick but Nordskov moves out of range.
Alzheimer lands with an uppercut that bounces Nordskov off the cage and back into range.
Alzheimer throws a nice inside leg kick.
Nordskov dips to his left and cracks Alzheimer with an uppercut!
Nordskov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Alzheimer feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Nordskov's calf.
Nordskov takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Alzheimer wants to clinch.
Alzheimer takes one to the chin there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Alzheimer uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Nordskov.
Alzheimer is looking to counter punch.
Alzheimer takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
That kick from Alzheimer tenderised Nordskov's leg. Nordskov is trying to keep his angry face on.
Alzheimer throws a leg kick but Nordskov checks it.
Alzheimer looks to land a combination. Nordskov sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Alzheimer takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Nordskov checks the leg kick.
Alzheimer misses with a straight right.
Alzheimer looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Alzheimer doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Nordskov lands a slapping body shot.
Alzheimer misses with a leg kick.
Alzheimer lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Alzheimer uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Nordskov.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Alzheimer with a hook.
Alzheimer is looking to score with low kicks.
Nordskov throws out a leg kick but Alzheimer moves out of range and Nordskov only half commits.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Nordskov.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Alzheimer moves in looking to clinch but Nordskov pushes him off.
Alzheimer tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Nordskov scores with a shot to the body.
Nordskov has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Nordskov on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Alzheimer. Alzheimer obviously looking to wear him down.
Nordskov loads up on a big right hand but Alzheimer slips the punch.
It looked like Alzheimer wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Alzheimer throws a quick inside leg kick.
Nordskov blocks the body kick.
Nordskov throws a head kick that misses.

Nordskov drives through and clinches with Alzheimer against the cage.
Alzheimer throws a punch but it's blocked by Nordskov.
Nordskov gets through Alzheimer's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Nordskov can't find room to land a body shot as Alzheimer controls the action.
Nordskov working aggressively here.
Nordskov lands a nice shot to the body.
Alzheimer lands a nice shot to the body.
Alzheimer prevents a body shot from Nordskov.
Alzheimer blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Nordskov misses with a body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov blocks an uppercut.
Alzheimer will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Alzheimer softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Nordskov lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Alzheimer lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Alzheimer lands a nice uppercut.
Nordskov misses with a short punch on the inside.
Nordskov tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Nordskov blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Nordskov struggles to land a body shot inside as Alzheimer controls his hands.
Alzheimer lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Alzheimer softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Alzheimer working aggressively here.
Alzheimer blocks a body shot from Nordskov.
A right hook to the body lands for Alzheimer.
Nordskov is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Alzheimer blocks a body shot from Nordskov.
Alzheimer tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Nordskov smiles and moves away.

Nordskov moves into the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nordskov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nordskov tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Alzheimer's elbow.
A nice right hand lands inside from Nordskov.
A head punch on the inside from Alzheimer fails to land.
Alzheimer is trying to pull guard but Nordskov turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Nordskov tries to throw a body punch but Alzheimer avoids it by throwing Nordskov back against the cage.
Nordskov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Nordskov.
Alzheimer lands a right hand that snaps the head of Nordskov backwards.
Alzheimer lands a hook that snaps the head of Nordskov backwards.
Nordskov misses with a body punch.
Nordskov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short right from Alzheimer on the inside.
Good body shot from Nordskov.
Alzheimer blocking some punches.
A short uppercut from Nordskov.
Alzheimer digs a right hand into Nordskov's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Nordskov's gas tank.
Alzheimer lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

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 Friedrich Alzheimer.
I think Alzheimer 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 Joseph Jones scores the fight 48:47
Judge Russell Pearce scores the fight 48:47
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 48:47

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

Friedrich Alzheimer retains his bantamweight title!
Our winner, Friedrich Alzheimer, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: SyFi 60     
Date:   Jun 08, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ulf Ulvesson (ranked 4931 p4p, 469 weight class) and Itzhak Weinstein (ranked 5278 p4p, 499 weight class). Ulvesson comes to the cage accompanied by Wolf Like Me - TV On The Radio. Ulf Ulvesson could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Itzhak Weinstein's chin.

205 cm
21
250 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
205 cm
20
270 lbs
1 - 2 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Blue Belt
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

Sin City Allstars

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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, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ulf Ulvesson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Itzhak Weinstein!
The judges for this bout are Darius Henderson, John Mangel and Ben Watson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Weinstein scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Weinstein is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Ulvesson looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Weinstein lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Weinstein takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Ulvesson takes a swing at Weinstein's ribcage but misses.
Ulvesson misses the shot to the body.
Ulvesson throws a big shot that misses.

Weinstein gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A head punch on the inside from Weinstein fails to land.
Ulvesson's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Weinstein lands with a left to the head.
Weinstein misses with some punches.
Weinstein throws a head punch that misses.
Weinstein misses with the head strike.
Weinstein lands on the inside with an uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Weinstein.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short uppercut from Weinstein.

Ulvesson's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Ulvesson takes a swing at Weinstein's ribcage but misses.
Ulf Ulvesson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Weinstein keeps Ulvesson at a distance using the push kick.
Ulvesson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Weinstein.
Weinstein misses with a kick to the body.
Weinstein is looking to clinch but Ulvesson is avoiding it.
Ulvesson throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Weinstein cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

It looks like Ulf Ulvesson has been cut.
Ulvesson uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Weinstein has time to react.
Ulvesson throws a jab but it's blocked by Weinstein.
Ulvesson lands with an overhand left.
Ulvesson blocks a head kick by Weinstein.

Weinstein gets in close and instigates a clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A head punch on the inside from Weinstein fails to land.
Weinstein misses with some punches.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Ulvesson looking to stall.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Weinstein blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Weinstein lands a left hand.
Weinstein lands with a left to the head.
Weinstein throws a head punch that misses.
Ulvesson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ulvesson tries to throw a body punch but Weinstein avoids it by throwing Ulvesson back against the cage.
Weinstein lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Ulvesson backwards.
Weinstein softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Ulvesson lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Weinstein.
Weinstein misses with a short punch on the inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Ulvesson.
Weinstein misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short right from Ulvesson.
Ulvesson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Weinstein tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A short right from Ulvesson on the inside.
Weinstein working aggressively here.
Ulvesson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Weinstein backwards.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Ulvesson blocks an uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A shot in the inside from Ulvesson.
Ulvesson stalling in the clinch but Weinstein improves position.
Weinstein fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ulvesson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Weinstein tries to throw a body punch but Ulvesson avoids it by throwing Weinstein back against the cage.
Ulvesson lands with a right to the head.
Ulvesson is looking to control Weinstein's arms but Weinstein gets an underhook and turns him. Now Ulvesson has his back to the cage.
Ulvesson has Weinstein pressed against the cage.
A right hook to the body lands for Weinstein.
Ulvesson blocking some punches.
A right handed body shot lands from Weinstein.
Ulvesson is breathing heavily.
A short right from Ulvesson.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Weinstein creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Weinstein cracks Ulvesson with a nice body shot.
Weinstein lands a right hand that snaps the head of Ulvesson backwards.
Weinstein lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ulvesson backwards.
Weinstein softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

Ulvesson is rocked!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Weinstein scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Oh Ulvesson is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Weinstein lands a body shot.
Ulvesson wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Good body shot from Weinstein.
Ulvesson seems to have got his legs back now.
Weinstein lands with a left to the head.
Weinstein digs a right hand into Ulvesson's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Ulvesson's gas tank.
Ulvesson misses with the head strike.
Weinstein lands an uppercut in the clinch that drops Ulvesson to his knees! Weinstein keeps firing more shots against his stricken opponent and the referee jumps in to save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:30 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Itzhak Weinstein!
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Event: TBD#32: Dali vs Brandis     
Date:   Jun 02, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Arany Dali (ranked 868 p4p, 95 weight class) and Fletch Brandis (ranked 1341 p4p, 146 weight class). Brandis comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Voodoo kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Man, I cannot wait for this one!

196 cm
22
221 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
191 cm
25
236 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class MT
Cardio machine
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
Powerful

Freebok (85% Laundry)

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Arany Dali!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Fletch Brandis!
The judges for this bout are Josh West, Ryoma Takatsuka and Paul Gruel.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandis throws an off balance right hand
and Dali counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

It looks like Fletch Brandis has been cut.
Nice body punch from Brandis.
Dali misses with a body kick.
Brandis gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Dali counters with a slapping leg kick.
Brandis fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Dali looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Brandis has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Brandis scores with a crisp jab that stopped Dali in his tracks.
Dali walks into a straight right hand from Brandis.
Dali keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A quick step to the side and Dali tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Brandis misses with a left hand
and Dali counters with a nice low kick that buckles Brandis's knee momentarily.
Brandis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Dali was well out of range. Poor timing from Brandis.

Dali clinches with 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!
Brandis is trying to break free.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandis tries for a takedown but Dali manages to get underhooks.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Dali.
Dali lands a hook to the side of the head.
Dali throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Brandiss head.
A shot in the inside from Dali.
Brandis is looking to break free of the clinch but Dali has double underhooks.
Dali gets through Brandis's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

Dali manages to break the clinch.
Brandis looks to score with a jab to the body but Dali is just out of range.
Arany Dali is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Brandis with a lazy takedown attempt
letting Dali counter with a right hand.

Brandis is rocked!
Arany Dali has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Fletch Brandis.
Brandis throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Dali counters with a powerful cross that connects right on the chin and the lights go out! A massive one punch knock out!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:41 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Arany Dali!
Arany Dali retains his heavyweight title!
Fletch Brandis spoke after the fight, saying 'I think I'm gonna drink a Miller Lite tonight and play some pool.'.
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Event: GAMMA#712 Keenan v Ramos     
Date:   Jun 02, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Randy Springs (ranked 34 p4p, 5 weight class) and De Bruyne (ranked 91 p4p, 15 weight class). Springs's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Meltdown. Bruyne comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Busta Rhymes - Other Side Of The Road kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! 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.

178 cm
31
158 lbs
32 - 12 - 0
175 cm
34
160 lbs
37 - 12 - 4
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

Aspire Clothing
Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Randy Springs!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 12 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, De Bruyne!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Timothy Bukovac and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Springs slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

Springs moves into the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Bruyne.
A shot in the inside from Springs.
Springs fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Bruyne throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Springss head.
Bruyne misses with some punches.
Springs's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A short left from Bruyne.
Springs throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Bruynes head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Springs.
Bruyne tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Springs tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Springs swings away with an uppercut that misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bruyne blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Bruyne manages to break the clinch.
A jab from Springs misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Bruyne! But no joy.
Bruyne misses with a wild body shot.
A nice inside leg kick there by Bruyne. That's going to slow Springs down.
Springs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bruyne with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Springs looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Bruyne throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Bruyne misses with a straight right.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bruyne misses the jab.
An inside leg kick lands from Springs.
Springs swings for the body but Bruyne moves out of range.
Bruyne steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Bruyne throws a leg kick
and Springs finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Bruyne throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Springs lands the left hand.
Bruyne lands a nice shot to the body.
Springs fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bruyne manages to avoid it.
Bruyne sizes up Springs with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Springs misses the jab.
Springs checks the leg kick.
Springs waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Bruyne.
Jab, jab by Springs - just one landing.
Springs swings away with a leg kick that misses.
And Bruyne responds with a good body kick, but Springs manages to step out the way in time.
Bruyne rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Springs moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
A jab from Bruyne misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Springs on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
A low kick from Bruyne misses
and Springs counters with a nice uppercut.
Bruyne shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Springs. Springs obviously looking to wear him down.
Springs ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bruyne moves away.
Bruyne takes one to the side of the head.
Bruyne misses with a straight right.
Springs is looking to counter the offense by Bruyne and move into the clinch.
Springs misses with a body kick.
Springs 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.
Bruyne takes a swing at Springs's ribcage but misses.
Springs misses with a body kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Springs 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 Bruyne has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Bruyne and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Springs displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Bruyne throws out the jab.
A quick step to the side and Springs tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bruyne on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Bruyne fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Springs manages to avoid it.
Springs on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Bruyne. Bruyne obviously looking to wear him down.
Springs ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Bruyne takes a swing at Springs's ribcage but misses.
Springs uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bruyne.
Nice body punch from Bruyne.
Springs lands with a nice body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Bruyne is looking to chop away at Springs's legs.
Bruyne connects with a leg kick. Springs looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
A swing and a miss from Bruyne.
Springs takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Bruyne takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Springs ducks under a wild hook from Bruyne.
Nice defenses there by Springs.
Springs showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Bruyne.
Springs swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Bruyne takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Bruyne defending well as Springs loads up on a big left hand.
Springs scores with a leg kick.
Bruyne takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Springs swings widly with a right hand
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Bruyne moves out of range as Springs throws a body kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bruyne throws out a loose jab but Springs uses good head movement to avoid it.
Springs ducks under a wild hook from Bruyne.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Bruyne thows a leg kick but Springs checks it
and Springs counters with a leg kick.
Springs misses with a straight right.
Bruyne defending well as Springs loads up on a big left hand.
Bruyne walks forward, straight into a front kick from Springs.
Bruyne throws a jab but it's blocked by Springs.
De Bruyne seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Springs throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bruyne feints a counter leg kick.
Bruyne throws a low kick but it's checked well by Springs.
The fighters circling - Bruyne throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bruyne scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Bruyne scores with a shot to the body.
Bruyne misses with a hook to the body
and Springs connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Springs feints and then cracks Bruyne's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Bruyne down.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bruyne misses with a low kick.
Bruyne tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Springs is able to avoid easily.
Bruyne tries to score with a low kick but Springs moves his leg out of the way.
A swing and a miss from Bruyne.
Springs lands a jab to the head.
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 Randy Springs will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Springs cracks Bruyne with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Bruyne checks a leg kick nicely.
Bruyne throws a low kick, looking for Springs's leg but Springs calmly moves out of range.
Bruyne uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Springs.
Bruyne throws a solid leg kick but Springs takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Bruyne.
Springs takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Springs takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Bruyne swats away the attempt to clinch by Springs.
Springs lands with a kick to the ribs.
Springs swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Springs moves out of range of the strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bruyne slips a straight right by Springs.
Springs throws a jab when Bruyne was well out of range.
Bruyne swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Bruyne throws an overhand right that lands on Springs's shoulder, as Springs tries to avoid the shot.
Springs misses with a hook.
Springs misses with a straight right.
Bruyne looks to throw the jab but Springs is out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bruyne keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A lazy body kick from Bruyne
and Springs cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Springs moves out of range as Bruyne strikes.
Bruyne tries to work over Springs's front leg with a kick but Springs checks it.
Springs tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Bruyne manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Bruyne! But no joy.
Bruyne steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Springs.
Springs throws a hook but Bruyne avoids it easily.
Springs lands a slapping body shot.
Springs throws a jab when Bruyne was well out of range.
Springs gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Bruyne.
Bruyne looks to land a left hand but Springs moved out of range nicely.
Springs closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Springs misses with a body kick.
Springs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

Springs has Bruyne up against the cage in a clinch.
Springs lands with a left to the head.
Springs pushes Bruyne back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Springs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A nice left hand lands by Springs.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Bruyne.
Bruyne doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A nice left hand lands by Springs.
Bruyne makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Springs lands a right hand.
Springs goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Springs digs a right hand into Bruyne's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Bruyne's gas tank.
Bruyne lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Springs blocking some punches.
Springs pushes Bruyne back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
A head punch on the inside from Bruyne fails to land.
Bruyne working aggressively here.
Springs misses with a hook from the clinch.
A short right from Bruyne.
Springs softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Bruyne is trying to break the clinch but Springs has him pressed against the cage.
Springs working aggressively here.
Springs throws a punch but it's blocked by Bruyne.
Bruyne lands a hook that snaps the head of Springs backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne working aggressively here.
Bruyne tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Springs's elbow.

Bruyne breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A slapping leg kick lands for Springs.
Springs just misses with a punch to the body.
Bruyne avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Bruyne lands with a good body shot.
Bruyne attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Bruyne blocks a jab.
Bruyne throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Bruyne takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Springs moves into range and connects with a jab.
Bruyne tries to work over Springs's front leg with a kick but Springs checks it.
Bruyne moves out of range of the leg kick from Springs.
Springs misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bruyne.
Springs swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bruyne throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Springs connects with a crisp jab.
Springs 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.
Bruyne uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Springs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Springs goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Bruyne feints a counter leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bruyne looks to land a left hand but Springs moved out of range nicely.
Springs on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Bruyne staying out of range there.
Bruyne throws the kick towards the body but Springs avoids it.
Bruyne thumps Springs with a low kick.
Bruyne throws a lazy right hand but Springs sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Springs misses with a body kick.
Springs misses the jab.
Bruyne throws a looping overhand right but Springs ducks down to avoid it.
Springs fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Bruyne is out of range.
Springs throws an off balance right hand
enabling Bruyne to counter with a crisp jab.
Bruyne moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Springs throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A little jabbing left from Bruyne on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Springs misses with a straight right.
Springs scores with a shot to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bruyne delivers a nice body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Randy Springs dominated that second round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. And we move into the final round!


A clash of legs there as Springs blocks the low kick.
De Bruyne has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Bruyne ducks under a wild hook from Springs.
Bruyne swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Springs instigates a clinch.
Bruyne tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Springs's elbow.
Bruyne misses with a hook from the clinch.
Springs misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Springs tries to throw a body punch but Bruyne avoids it by throwing Springs back against the cage.
Springs swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Bruyne blocking some punches.
Springs scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Bruyne digs a right hand into Springs's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Springs's gas tank.
A shot in the inside from Bruyne.
Bruyne tries to throw a body punch but Springs avoids it by throwing Bruyne back against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Springs misses with a short punch on the inside.
Randy Springs has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Springs misses with some punches.
Springs takes a shot to the head.
Bruyne misses with a punch to the body.
Bruyne throws a punch but it's blocked by Springs.
Still in the clinch, Springs scores with a nice short uppercut.
Springs misses with the head strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bruyne lands a left hand that snaps the head of Springs backwards.
Springs trying to stall but Bruyne improves his position.
Springs is working Bruyne over against the cage.
Springs blocking some punches.
Springs tries to throw a body punch but Bruyne avoids it by throwing Springs back against the cage.
Springs misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A right hand to the body from Springs.
Bruyne's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Springs lands with a short shot to the head.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Springs.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Springs.
Springs blocks an uppercut.
Springs misses with a hook from the clinch.
Springs working aggressively here.
Springs takes a shot to the head.
Springs has a couple of punches blocked by Bruyne.
A nice right hand lands inside from Springs.
Bruyne goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Springs lands with a short head shot on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Springs has a couple of punches blocked by Bruyne.
Springs trying to control the position but instead, Bruyne has worked for underhooks and has pushed Springs into the cage.
Springs tries to throw a body punch but Bruyne avoids it by throwing Springs back against the cage.
A short right from Bruyne on the inside.
Springs blocking some punches.
Bruyne working aggressively here.
Bruyne is leaning against Springs and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Bruyne tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Springs tries to work over Bruyne's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Springs can't find room to land a body shot as Bruyne controls the action.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Springs.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Springs.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Springs misses with some punches.
Bruyne has a couple of punches blocked by Springs.
Bruyne scores with a nice hook to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Bruyne.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Still in the clinch, Springs scores with a nice short uppercut.
A short body shot lands from Bruyne as the two fighters clinch.
Springs lands a shot to the body.
Springs is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Bruyne throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Springss head.
Bruyne swings wildly with an uppercut but Springs uses good head movement to avoid it.
Springs tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Springs swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Bruyne softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Bruyne.
Springs blocking some punches.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Bruyne creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Springs lands with a right to the head.
Springs blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Springs can't find room to land a body shot as Bruyne controls the action.
Bruyne misses with a hook from the clinch.
Springs tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Bruyne's elbow.
Bruyne pushes Springs back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Springs misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Bruyne makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Springs scores with an uppercut up the middle.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Springs stalls.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Bruyne.
Bruyne misses with the head strike.
Bruyne scores with a shoulder strike.
Springs swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Bruyne has a couple of punches blocked by Springs.
Bruyne misses with a hook from the clinch.
Bruyne blocks an uppercut.
Springs misses with the head strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Springs.
Springs tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Springs doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Bruyne lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Springs backwards.
Springs throws a punch but it's blocked by Bruyne.
Bruyne misses with some punches.
Springs leaning his opponent against the cage.
Springs can't find room to land a body shot as Bruyne controls the action.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to De Bruyne.
Well Springs has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 29:28
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 29:28
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Randy Springs!

After winning the bout, Randy Springs thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: Syn 580     
Date:   Jun 02, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 47 p4p, 11 weight class) and Phol Murhaa (ranked 56 p4p, 12 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

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192 lbs
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188 lbs
32 - 11 - 3
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Insanely flexible
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 11 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Phol Murhaa!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, James Atkins and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Nice jab there from Murhaa.
Murhaa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli's jab looks to have found its range, popping Murhaa under the eye.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab.
Kaunismieli tried to counter with a leg kick but Murhaa avoided it.
Murhaa scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kaunismieli doesn't seem bothered though.
Kaunismieli pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Murhaa checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Kaunismieli misses with a low kick as Murhaa jumps back.
Murhaa misses with a double jab.
Murhaa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
Murhaa avoids a kick to the body.
Murhaa looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Murhaa has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Kaunismieli throws a looping overhand right but Murhaa ducks down to avoid it.
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!
Murhaa scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Kaunismieli takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli throws a body shot but no joy.

Kaunismieli pushes Murhaa up against the cage in a clinch.
Murhaa looking to stall.
Murhaa misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa misses with a hook to the ribs.
I was talking to Kaunismieli's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Kaunismieli's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Kaunismieli lands a right hand that snaps the head of Murhaa backwards.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Murhaa avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.

Murhaa breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kaunismieli with a jab.
Kaunismieli throws the kick towards the body but Murhaa avoids it.
Murhaa throws a front kick aimed at Kaunismieli's knee but Kaunismieli avoids it well.
Murhaa throws a leg kick which misses Kaunismieli's front leg but catches the back leg as Kaunismieli tries to avoid it.
Murhaa wants to slow Kaunismieli down by chopping away at his legs.
An inside leg kick lands from Murhaa.
Kaunismieli fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Murhaa.
Kaunismieli throws a solid leg kick but Murhaa takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kaunismieli.
A swing and a miss from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli moves out of range as Murhaa strikes.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Murhaa.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
Kaunismieli thows a body kick. Murhaa tries to catch it but that hurt him.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kaunismieli takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Murhaa throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
Murhaa drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Murhaa just misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa thows a leg kick but Kaunismieli checks it
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight right hand.
Kaunismieli has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Murhaa.
A big right from Murhaa misses.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but Kaunismieli checks it.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Murhaa.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook.
Nice cross by Kaunismieli.
Nice defenses there by Kaunismieli.
A counter left hand to the body from Kaunismieli misses its target.
Murhaa lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Murhaa missing with a left hand there. Kaunismieli was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Murhaa on the side of the head.
Murhaa scores with a hook to the body. Kaunismieli takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Murhaa throws out a counter right but Kaunismieli avoids it with no problem.
Murhaa keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kaunismieli.
Murhaa's corner calls for a 1-2. Murhaa obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Murhaa pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Murhaa takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Murhaa on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Murhaa paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Murhaa tries a quick counter leg kick but Kaunismieli is wise to it.
Murhaa lands with a right hand.
Kaunismieli avoids the body shot from Murhaa.
Murhaa chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kaunismieli can pounce on him.
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!
Murhaa just misses with a punch to the body.
An inside leg kick from Murhaa misses.
Phol Murhaa seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Murhaa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kaunismieli. Murhaa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kaunismieli closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kaunismieli connects with a leg kick. Murhaa looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Murhaa takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Murhaa scores with a punch to the head.
Kaunismieli throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Murhaa thows a left - swing and a miss!
Murhaa lunges at Kaunismieli with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Kaunismieli's hand.
Murhaa buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli misses with a few strikes there.
Murhaa with a hook.
Murhaa lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Murhaa throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
Kaunismieli was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Nice uppercut lands for Kaunismieli. That snapped Murhaa's head back.
Murhaa throws a big shot that misses.
Murhaa throws a big shot that misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A decent looking cross lands there for Murhaa.
A swing and a miss from Kaunismieli.
A countering left hand to the body from Murhaa misses.
Murhaa slips under a jab.
Murhaa with a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Phol Murhaa will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Murhaa connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Kaunismieli's hands.
Murhaa takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Kaunismieli fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Murhaa.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the side of Murhaa's head but Murhaa sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kaunismieli checks a leg kick nicely.
Kaunismieli turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a jab when Murhaa was well out of range.
Murhaa misses with an uppercut.
Murhaa pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Murhaa lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up but Murhaa circles away and keeps his distance.
Murhaa looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Kaunismieli went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the side of Murhaa's head but Murhaa sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A big left from Kaunismieli misses.
It seemed like Murhaa was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Phol Murhaa seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Murhaa thumps Kaunismieli with a low kick.
Murhaa throws a jab when Kaunismieli was well out of range.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
Kaunismieli staying out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A jab from Murhaa misses.
Murhaa scoring well with a low kick there.
Kaunismieli lands with a hook. Murhaa tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kaunismieli.
Murhaa misses with a hook.
Murhaa throws a lazy right hand but Kaunismieli sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Murhaa misses with a body shot.
Kaunismieli checks a leg kick.
Murhaa turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick but Murhaa avoids it.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Murhaa throws a right hand that Kaunismieli ducks under and follows up with a left that Kaunismieli also avoids with ease.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Murhaa is having none of it.
Murhaa throws a front kick that sends Kaunismieli stumbling back into the cage.
A nice leg kick lands there from Murhaa.
Murhaa fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Murhaa throws a hook to the side of Kaunismieli's head but Kaunismieli sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Murhaa thumps Kaunismieli with a low kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhaa ducks right into an uppercut from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Kaunismieli fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Murhaa on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Murhaa pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
Kaunismieli fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Murhaa looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Murhaa swats away the attempt to clinch by Kaunismieli.
Murhaa takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.
A bone on bone clash there as Kaunismieli blocks the leg kick.
It looked like Kaunismieli was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Murhaa.
Murhaa ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the side of Murhaa's head but Murhaa sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kaunismieli connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Murhaa scores with a leg kick.
Murhaa misses with an uppercut. Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Murhaa takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Kaunismieli is looking to slow Murhaa down with leg kicks.
Murhaa turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a right hand that Murhaa ducks under and follows up with a left that Murhaa also avoids with ease.
Good standup being displayed there by Murhaa as he connects with a hook.
Murhaa scores with a punch to the head.
Murhaa connects with the punch.
Murhaa avoids a kick to the body.
Murhaa appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Murhaa on the side of the head.
Kaunismieli gets cracked there but stands up to 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!
Kaunismieli pivots, looking for a leg kick but Murhaa is out of range and Kaunismieli settles back down.
Murhaa buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Murhaa.
Kaunismieli looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Murhaa swings for the body but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kaunismieli swings away with a body shot that misses
and Murhaa counters with a thumping low kick.
A big right from Murhaa misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the side of Murhaa's head but Murhaa sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight right.
Murhaa lands a head shot.
Murhaa throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Murhaa moves out of range as Kaunismieli strikes.
Murhaa shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Kaunismieli thumps Murhaa with a low kick.
Kaunismieli stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Murhaa.
Murhaa uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Murhaa walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kaunismieli checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Kaunismieli feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Murhaa's ribcage but misses.
Murhaa misses with a head kick.
Kaunismieli throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Murhaa tries a quick counter leg kick but Kaunismieli is wise to it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A swing and a miss from Murhaa.
An attempted straight right counter from Kaunismieli misses the target.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Murhaa.
Murhaa tries to land a leg kick but Kaunismieli saw it coming and moves away.
Murhaa throws a hook to the side of Kaunismieli's head but Kaunismieli sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Phol Murhaa 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! And we move into the final round!


Murhaa cracks the inside of Kaunismieli's front leg.
Kaunismieli throws a hook but Murhaa avoids it easily.
Murhaa connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Kaunismieli momentarily.
Murhaa tries to land a front kick but Kaunismieli steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kaunismieli missing with a left hand there. Murhaa was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Murhaa misses with a body kick.
Murhaa takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kaunismieli blocks the body kick.
Murhaa slips under a jab.
Murhaa throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Murhaa attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murhaa swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Kaunismieli dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kaunismieli tried to score with a low kick but Murhaa checks it.
Kaunismieli moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromMurhaa.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Murhaa manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Murhaa connects with a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!
Murhaa chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but Kaunismieli sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Murhaa looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
Kaunismieli throws an off balance right hand
and Murhaa counters with an outside leg kick.
Murhaa misses with a hook. Kaunismieli ducked under it nicely.
Kaunismieli blocks a leg kick.
Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Murhaa.
Murhaa looks for the body kick but Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Murhaa bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kaunismieli throws a body punch but Murhaa moves out of range.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa moves out of range as Kaunismieli strikes.

Kaunismieli has closed the distance and engaged Murhaa in a clinch.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
A frustrated look appears on Murhaa's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Murhaa fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Murhaa misses with a punch on the inside.
Murhaa throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Murhaa tries a body shot but Kaunismieli blocks it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Murhaa as Kaunismieli tries to tie him up.
Kaunismieli has a couple of punches blocked by Murhaa.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kaunismieli.
Murhaa's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Murhaa lands a shoulder strike.
Murhaa blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Murhaa avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Murhaa blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand.
Murhaa misses with the head strike.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Murhaa back against the cage.
Murhaa throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.

Kaunismieli breaks the clinch.
Murhaa misses with a low kick.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut. Murhaa saw that one coming.
Murhaa throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Kaunismieli doesn't manage to clinch there - Murhaa circles away.
Murhaa throws a series of strikes that have Kaunismieli backpedaling.
Murhaa looks to land a body kick but Kaunismieli moved away.
Murhaa scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Murhaa looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kaunismieli finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Murhaa turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
The crowd cheers as Kaunismieli lands an impressive looking overhand right. Murhaa doesn't seem phased though.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kaunismieli throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli slips a jab from Murhaa.
Murhaa looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Murhaa's ribcage but misses.
A big right from Murhaa misses.
Murhaa shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Murhaa fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Murhaa slips under a jab.
Murhaa looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Murhaa ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kaunismieli moves away.
Murhaa defending well as Kaunismieli loads up on a big left hand.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Murhaa tries to bum rush Kaunismieli with a series of wild strikes but Kaunismieli uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Kaunismieli swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
A cross from Murhaa lands.
Murhaa looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Kaunismieli walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Kaunismieli swings and misses with a hook to the body.

And that's the end of the fight!
Phol Murhaa comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Murhaa 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 Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 27:30
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Phol Murhaa!

After winning the bout, Phol Murhaa thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
79%

 

Event: PFC 43 Breaking Point*     
Date:   Jun 02, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Ebeneezer Darkk (ranked 26 p4p, 3 weight class) and Kai Yamaguchi (ranked 61 p4p, 6 weight class). Yamaguchi has chosen Yama Yama as his entrance music. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

182 cm
29
160 lbs
20 - 5 - 0
176 cm
29
160 lbs
21 - 6 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Ebeneezer Darkk!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kai Yamaguchi!
The judges for this bout are Kenichi Hosakawa, Shigeki Fujiwara and Yukihiro Yamamoto.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A leg kick checked by Darkk.
Darkk ducks under a wild hook from Yamaguchi.
Ebeneezer Darkk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yamaguchi throws a lazy uppercut
and Darkk counters with a nice leg kick.
Darkk catches Yamaguchi with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Darkk moves out of range as Yamaguchi strikes.
Darkk misses with a head kick.
Darkk misses with a right hand
and Yamaguchi counters with a slapping leg kick.
Darkk connects with an inside leg kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Yamaguchi 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 Darkk has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Darkk and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Darkk, right into the meat.
Darkk lands with a cross.
Darkk works the jab nicely.
Yamaguchi has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Yamaguchi throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Darkk misses with a low kick.
Darkk goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Good work by Yamaguchi as he checks the leg kick.
Darkk throws a leg kick but Yamaguchi sees it coming and checks it nicely.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Yamaguchi checks a leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
An inside leg kick from Darkk misses.
Yamaguchi missing with a left hand there. Darkk was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Yamaguchi darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Darkk misses with a wild body shot.
Darkk throws the left hand but Yamaguchi avoids the punch easily.
Yamaguchi doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Yamaguchi looks for the body kick but Darkk saw that one coming.
Darkk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Darkk throws a leg kick that is checked
and Yamaguchi counters with a nice uppercut.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi is looking to land body kicks.
A chopping leg kick lands by Darkk.
Yamaguchi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
An attempted straight right counter from Darkk misses the target.
A shot to the body from Darkk misses
enabling Yamaguchi to counter with a crisp jab.
Darkk swinging wildly here.
Yamaguchi was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Yamaguchi looks to score with a jab to the body but Darkk is just out of range.
Yamaguchi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Darkk walks into a left hand.
Yamaguchi lands a glancing blow to the side of Darkk's head.
Yamaguchi ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yamaguchi let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Darkk scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yamaguchi throws the kick towards the body but Darkk avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jab from Darkk.
Darkk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Yamaguchi misses with a body shot.
Darkk tries to work over Yamaguchi's front leg with a kick but Yamaguchi checks it.
Nice body kick there by Yamaguchi.
Darkk fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Yamaguchi on the side of the head.
Darkk wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Nice jab there from Darkk.
Yamaguchi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Some bone on bone action there as Yamaguchi checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Darkk scores with a kick to the body.
Darkk bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Yamaguchi's head backwards.
Yamaguchi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Darkk manages to avoid it.
Darkk circles away from the clinch attempt.
Yamaguchi takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Yamaguchi misses with a hook. Darkk ducked under it nicely.
Darkk tried to score with a low kick but Yamaguchi checks it.
Darkk checks a low kick from Yamaguchi.
Darkk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamaguchi swings for the body but Darkk moves out of range.
Yamaguchi slips under a jab.
It looks like Darkk has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Darkk connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Darkk misses the jab.
Yamaguchi misses with an uppercut.
Darkk dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Yamaguchi misses with a body kick.
Darkk staying out of range there.
Darkk fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Yamaguchi checks it well.
Yamaguchi thinks about the counter body kick.
An inside leg kick from Yamaguchi misses.
Yamaguchi moves out of range as Darkk strikes.
Darkk checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Yamaguchi - that will leave a mark!
A punch lands to the side of Yamaguchi 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Darkk swings for the body but Yamaguchi moves out of range.
Yamaguchi takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Darkk throws a body shot but no joy.
Yamaguchi scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Darkk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yamaguchi checks the leg kick.
Darkk fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Yamaguchi has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Yamaguchi tries to clinch there but Darkk circles away.
A chopping leg kick lands by Darkk.
Yamaguchi misses with a straight right.
No joy there for Darkk, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Yamaguchi looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Darkk misses with a straight left.
Yamaguchi throws a chopping leg kick but Darkk manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Darkk throws a leg kick but Yamaguchi moved away.
Yamaguchi misses with a low kick.
Yamaguchi throws a push kick but Darkk slaps the foot to one side.
Darkk is looking to counter punch.
Darkk throws a chopping leg kick but Yamaguchi manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Yamaguchi now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Darkk throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Yamaguchi throws a push kick but Darkk slaps the foot to one side.
It appears Darkk was looking to counter with a kick there.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yamaguchi looks to throw the jab but Darkk is out of range.
Darkk tries a low kick but Yamaguchi avoids it.
Yamaguchi's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Yamaguchi tries to score with a low kick but Darkk moves his leg out of the way.
An inside leg kick lands from Darkk.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Darkk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yamaguchi.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Darkk.
Darkk fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Ebeneezer Darkk is winning the standup battle so far.
Darkk thows a leg kick but Yamaguchi checks it
and Yamaguchi counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Yamaguchi misses with an attempted mid kick.
Yamaguchi lands a jab to the nose.
Darkk swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Darkk throws a leg kick
and Yamaguchi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Darkk scores with a kick to the midsection.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Yamaguchi might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Darkk has got the better of the exchanges.
Yamaguchi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yamaguchi checks a low kick from Darkk.
Good work by Yamaguchi as he checks the leg kick.
Darkk uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Yamaguchi.
Darkk is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi lands a really nice looking cross but Darkk seems unphased.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yamaguchi throws a body kick that misses.
Yamaguchi misses with a jab, cross combination.
Yamaguchi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Darkk.
Darkk slips a straight right by Yamaguchi.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Darkk.
Darkk is looking to slow Yamaguchi down with leg kicks.
Yamaguchi cracks a nice hook into Darkk's ribs.
Darkk throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Yamaguchi throws a body kick that misses.
Yamaguchi 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.
Darkk is looking to score with low kicks.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Yamaguchi! But no joy.
Darkk connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Yamaguchi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Darkk.
A slow jab from Yamaguchi misses its intended target.
Yamaguchi throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Yamaguchi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Darkk.
Yamaguchi let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Yamaguchi throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Darkk checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Darkk attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Yamaguchi's corner calls for a 1-2. Yamaguchi obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Darkk throws an overhand right that lands on Yamaguchi's shoulder, as Yamaguchi tries to avoid the shot.
Darkk tries to score with a low kick but Yamaguchi moves his leg out of the way.
Yamaguchi cracks Darkk with an open hand slap.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Darkk lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead 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!
Good leg kick by Darkk there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Yamaguchi throws a shot from downtown. Darkk moves away and avoids it.
Darkk was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Yamaguchi swings for the body but Darkk moves out of range.
Yamaguchi is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Darkk tries to work over Yamaguchi's front leg with a kick but Yamaguchi checks it.
Darkk tries to work over Yamaguchi's front leg with a kick but Yamaguchi checks it.
Yamaguchi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Darkk connects with a leg kick. Yamaguchi looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
A big left from Yamaguchi misses.
Darkk buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Darkk moves out of range of the strikes.
Darkk tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Yamaguchi is able to avoid easily.
Darkk tries to land a front kick but Yamaguchi steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Darkk connects with an inside leg kick.
Darkk takes a swing at Yamaguchi's ribcage but misses.
Darkk checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Yamaguchi lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Darkk at a distance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Darkk slips a straight right by Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi connects with a high kick.
A jab from Darkk finds it's way through Yamaguchi's defenses.
An inside leg kick lands from Darkk.
Yamaguchi misses with a hook. Darkk ducked under it nicely.
Darkk connects with an inside leg kick.
Darkk misses with a low kick.
Darkk connects with a crisp jab.
Darkk scores with a crisp jab that stopped Yamaguchi in his tracks.
Darkk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Darkk is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Yamaguchi dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Darkk. That did some damage!
Darkk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Yamaguchi gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Yamaguchi keeps Darkk at a distance using the push kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Yamaguchi takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Yamaguchi blocks a head kick by Darkk.
Yamaguchi misses the body punch
and Darkk counters with a three punch combo that has Yamaguchi backing up. Yamaguchi nods at Darkk to acknowledge the strikes.
Yamaguchi takes one to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yamaguchi is looking to land body kicks.
Darkk fires out a quick counter leg kick but Yamaguchi just manages to avoid it.
Yamaguchi pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A jab lands there for Darkk.
Yamaguchi throws the kick towards the body but Darkk avoids it.
A low kick from Darkk is predictable there
and Yamaguchi counters with a straight right hand.
Darkk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Darkk's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Yamaguchi connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Darkk scrambles back to his feet.
Yamaguchi jabs Darkk right on the nose. Darkk blinks but takes it well.
Darkk tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Darkk clobbers Yamaguchi with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Yamaguchi misses the jab.
Darkk blocks a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Darkk throws a low kick, looking for Yamaguchi's leg but Yamaguchi calmly moves out of range.
Darkk throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Yamaguchi paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Darkk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Darkk uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yamaguchi.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Kai Yamaguchi will probably get the nod - 10:9.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Yamaguchi takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Yamaguchi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Yamaguchi waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Darkk.
Jab from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Darkk tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Yamaguchi scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
An inside leg kick from Darkk misses.
Darkk throws a one two combo.
Yamaguchi misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Darkk walks into a stiff left hand from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi stuns Darkk with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Darkk tries a low kick but Yamaguchi avoids it.
Darkk slips a straight right by Yamaguchi.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Darkk checks a low kick from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yamaguchi has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Yamaguchi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yamaguchi tries to clinch up but Darkk circles away and keeps his distance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Darkk throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Yamaguchi! But no joy.
Darkk ducks under a wild hook from Yamaguchi.
Nice straight punches there by Yamaguchi. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Darkk throws a leg kick that misses.
Yamaguchi pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
It looked like Darkk wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Yamaguchi just misses with a punch to the body.
A big right from Darkk misses.
Darkk scores with a shot to the body.
Darkk tries a low kick but Yamaguchi avoids it.
Darkk connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Darkk on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Darkk fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Darkk lands the left hand.
Yamaguchi checks a low kick from Darkk.
Yamaguchi throws a body shot but no joy.
Darkk throws the kick towards the body but Yamaguchi avoids it.
Darkk misses with a body kick.
Yamaguchi counters with a body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yamaguchi slips a jab from Darkk.
Yamaguchi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Darkk.
A countering left hand to the body from Yamaguchi misses.
Darkk looks to land a left hand but Yamaguchi moved out of range nicely.
Yamaguchi ducks under a wild hook from Darkk.
Yamaguchi misses with a kick to the body.
Darkk walks forward, straight into a front kick from Yamaguchi.
Good leg kick by Yamaguchi there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Darkk throws a looping overhand right but Yamaguchi ducks down to avoid it.
Yamaguchi lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Yamaguchi lands with a good body shot.
Darkk throws the kick towards the body but Yamaguchi avoids it.
Yamaguchi throws a looping overhand right but Darkk ducks down to avoid it.
Darkk throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Yamaguchi sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Darkk takes a jab right on the kisser.
Darkk pivots, looking for a leg kick but Yamaguchi is out of range and Darkk settles back down.
A big left from Darkk misses.
Darkk misses with a low kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Yamaguchi! But no joy.
Yamaguchi misses with a body shot.
Darkk throwing a counter right hand but Yamaguchi manages to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Darkk misses with a straight right.
Darkk blocks the body kick.
Darkk tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Darkk throws a push kick but Yamaguchi slaps the foot to one side.
Darkk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yamaguchi moves away.
A nice side step and Yamaguchi releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Yamaguchi lands with a nice body punch.
Darkk tries a head kick but it misses.
Darkk uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Darkk.
Yamaguchi throws a hook to the side of Darkk's head but Darkk sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Yamaguchi misses with an uppercut.
Darkk is looking to counter punch.
Yamaguchi misses with an uppercut. Darkk saw that one coming.
Darkk on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Yamaguchi crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Darkk - the referee stops the clock and Yamaguchi gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Darkk. Yamaguchi manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Darkk lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Yamaguchi stuns Darkk with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Darkk throws an off balance right hand

and Yamaguchi counters into the clinch. Nicely done.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Darkk dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yamaguchi blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Yamaguchi displaying some good clinch control by pressing Darkk up against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Darkk.
Darkk fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Yamaguchi swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Yamaguchi being controlled against the cage.
Good body shot from Yamaguchi.

Darkk manages to break the clinch.
Darkk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Yamaguchi takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Nice body punch from Darkk.
Darkk lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Darkk connects with a single shot there.
Darkk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Yamaguchi 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.
Yamaguchi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Yamaguchi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Darkk.
Yamaguchi just misses with a punch to the body.
A jab from Yamaguchi misses.
Darkk is looking to chop away at Yamaguchi's legs.
Yamaguchi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Yamaguchi scores with a body shot.
Yamaguchi scores with a spinning back kick!
Yamaguchi fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Yamaguchi misses with a body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Darkk tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Yamaguchi is able to avoid easily.
Darkk scores with a kick to the midsection.
Yamaguchi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Yamaguchi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Darkk will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Yamaguchi checks a low kick from Darkk.
Yamaguchi takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Nice straight punches there by Yamaguchi. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Yamaguchi.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Darkk looks for the body kick but Yamaguchi saw that one coming.
That kick from Yamaguchi tenderised Darkk's leg. Darkk is trying to keep his angry face on.
Darkk staying out of range there.
Yamaguchi slips a jab from Darkk.
Darkk misses with a looping right.
Darkk moves out of range as Yamaguchi throws a body kick.
Darkk tried to counter with a leg kick but Yamaguchi avoided it.
Yamaguchi lands a nice looking body shot.
Yamaguchi misses with a hook.
Darkk connects with an inside leg kick.
Yamaguchi walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Darkk throws a leg kick that misses.
Yamaguchi throws a quick inside leg kick.
Darkk connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Yamaguchi turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Yamaguchi.
Darkk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Darkk moves into range and lands a nice body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamaguchi lands a nice leg kick that just misses Darkk's sensitive parts.
Darkk misses with a body kick.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Yamaguchi, as that shot connected.
Yamaguchi misses with an uppercut.
Yamaguchi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Darkk.
Yamaguchi fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Darkk checks it well.
Yamaguchi throws a head kick that misses.
Darkk misses with a left hand
and Yamaguchi counters with a nice kick to the body.
Yamaguchi throws a leg kick but Darkk sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Yamaguchi throws a push kick but Darkk slaps the foot to one side.
Yamaguchi takes one to the chin there.
A slapping leg kick lands for Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Yamaguchi misses with an uppercut. Darkk saw that one coming.
A big left from Darkk misses.
Yamaguchi now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Darkk - that will leave a mark!
Darkk tried to score with a low kick but Yamaguchi checks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yamaguchi misses with a hook.
An inside leg kick from Darkk misses.
Darkk's corner calls for a 1-2. Darkk obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Yamaguchi walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Darkk throws a jab when Yamaguchi was well out of range.
Darkk blocks a jab.
Darkk throws a big shot that misses.
Darkk throws a hook but Yamaguchi avoids it easily.
Yamaguchi blocks the body kick.
Yamaguchi follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Darkk steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Darkk. That did some damage!
Darkk slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Darkk takes a swing at Yamaguchi's ribcage but misses.
Yamaguchi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Darkk appears to be looking for a big counter.
Yamaguchi scores with a hook to the body. Darkk takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Yamaguchi is looking to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yamaguchi tries to score with a low kick but Darkk moves his leg out of the way.
Darkk checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Darkk throws an overhand right that lands on Yamaguchi's shoulder, as Yamaguchi tries to avoid the shot.
A jab from Darkk does it's job there.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Darkk keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Yamaguchi.
Darkk thows a leg kick but Yamaguchi checks it
and Yamaguchi counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Darkk looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Yamaguchi looks to score with a jab to the body but Darkk is just out of range.
Some bone on bone action there as Yamaguchi checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Darkk throws a good cross that connects.
Yamaguchi lands a jab to the head.
Darkk misses with an uppercut.
Darkk misses with a hook
enabling Yamaguchi to counter with a crisp jab.
Darkk tries a head kick but it misses.
Darkk fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Yamaguchi chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Darkk can pounce on him.
Yamaguchi ducks under a wild hook from Darkk.
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 Ebeneezer Darkk will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


A slow jab from Yamaguchi misses its intended target.
Darkk dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Yamaguchi looks to land a body kick but Darkk moved away.
Darkk blocks a head kick by Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi pivots, looking for a leg kick but Darkk is out of range and Yamaguchi settles back down.
Darkk misses with a straight left.
Darkk misses with a looping left.
Yamaguchi misses with a body kick.
Darkk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Darkk 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.
Yamaguchi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Darkk sees it coming and avoids it easily.
It looked like Darkk was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Yamaguchi.
Darkk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yamaguchi tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Darkk throws a nice inside leg kick.
Yamaguchi gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Yamaguchi is looking to land body kicks.
Jab, jab by Yamaguchi - just one landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamaguchi looks to land a body kick but Darkk moved away.
Yamaguchi takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Yamaguchi looks to land a right hand but Darkk moved out of range.
Yamaguchi drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Yamaguchi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Darkk.
Yamaguchi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from Darkk misses the target.
Yamaguchi misses the jab.
Darkk moves out of range as Yamaguchi strikes.
Darkk throws a solid leg kick but Yamaguchi takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Darkk.
Yamaguchi misses with a hook.
Yamaguchi slips under a jab from Darkk.
Darkk moves out of range of the body kick from Yamaguchi.
Darkk looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
A thudding body kick lands there by Yamaguchi!
Darkk lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Yamaguchi is looking to clinch.
Darkk thumps Yamaguchi with a low kick.
Kai Yamaguchi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamaguchi tries to land a leg kick but Darkk saw it coming and moves away.
Yamaguchi blocks a jab.
It seemed like Yamaguchi was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Yamaguchi scores with a shot to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Darkk lands a nice leg kick that just misses Yamaguchi's sensitive parts.
Yamaguchi throws a solid leg kick but Darkk takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Yamaguchi.
Darkk connects with a looping right hand.
Yamaguchi looks to land a right hand but Darkk moved out of range.
Darkk throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Darkk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Darkk checks the leg kick.
Yamaguchi wants to land a leg kick but Darkk is out of range.
Darkk moves into range and connects with a jab.

Yamaguchi gets a clinch.
Darkk lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A head punch on the inside from Yamaguchi fails to land.
Yamaguchi gets through Darkk's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Darkk wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Yamaguchi working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Good body shot from Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi misses with some punches.
Darkk tries to work over Yamaguchi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Darkk misses with a hook to the ribs.
Darkk lands a hook that snaps the head of Yamaguchi backwards.
Yamaguchi lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Darkk creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Darkk blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Darkk fails to land.
Yamaguchi makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Darkk blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Darkk tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Yamaguchi's elbow.
A short uppercut from Yamaguchi.
Darkk throws a head punch that misses.
Yamaguchi lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Darkk has a couple of punches blocked by Yamaguchi.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Darkk lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yamaguchi misses with a hook to the ribs.
Darkk lands a body shot in the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Darkk.
Yamaguchi lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Darkk backwards.
Kai Yamaguchi seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.

Darkk pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Yamaguchi looks to score with a jab to the body but Darkk is just out of range.
Darkk lands with an overhand left.
Darkk lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Darkk slips under a jab.
A good leg kick by Yamaguchi.
Yamaguchi slips a straight right by Darkk.
Darkk scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Yamaguchi throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Darkk moves out of range as Yamaguchi strikes.
Yamaguchi looks for the body kick but Darkk saw that one coming.
Decent striking displayed by Darkk there.

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 Ebeneezer Darkk.
I think Darkk 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 Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight 50:46
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight 49:47
Judge Yukihiro Yamamoto scores the fight 47:49

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Ebeneezer Darkk!

Ebeneezer Darkk retains his lightweight title!
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Event: IFC 52 Chugman vs Mumu     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Klaus Chugman (ranked 55 p4p, 8 weight class) and Abdel Mumu (ranked 537 p4p, 69 weight class). Abdel Mumu has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Klaus Chugman's chin.

150 cm
22
130 lbs
15 - 2 - 0
175 cm
22
169 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Basic striking
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

IniTech Nutrition
Aspire Clothing

Sin City Allstars



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 15 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Klaus Chugman!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Abdel Mumu!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Chugman has his takedown stuffed
and Mumu counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A punch lands to the side of Chugman 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Chugman throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Mumu uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Chugman.
Mumu cracks the inside of Chugman's front leg.
Chugman misses with a body shot.
Chugman fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Mumu checks it well.
Chugman misses with a hook. Mumu ducked under it nicely.
Mumu swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Chugman changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Mumu tries to avoid it but Chugman manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Mumu to the ground. Mumu escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
A shot to the body from Chugman misses
and Mumu counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Chugman misses with a hook to the body
and Mumu counters with a straight right hand.
Mumu stuffs the takedown attempt from Chugman. Chugman gets slowly back to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Klaus Chugman. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chugman tries to score a power double leg takedown but Mumu sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Chugman somewhat.
A looping hook to the body misses from Chugman. Mumu does a little dance to reset his feet.
It seemed like Mumu was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Chugman throws a leg kick
letting Mumu counter with a right hand.
Chugman throws a leg kick
and Mumu counters with a body kick that stops Chugman in his tracks momentarily.
Chugman has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Chugman throws a leg kick that is checked
letting Mumu counter with a right hand.
Chugman throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Klaus Chugman seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A slapping leg kick lands for Mumu.
Chugman throws a low kick but Mumu moves out of range easily.
Abdel Mumu is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Mumu moves in looking to clinch but Chugman pushes him off.
Chugman changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Chugman throws a solid leg kick but Mumu takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Chugman.
Mumu looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Mumu is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chugman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mumu was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Chugman throws a hook but Mumu blocks it.
Mumu swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

Chugman closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Mumu to the mat! Mumu manages to get full guard.
Mumu is a very stocky fighter. Infact he's such a weird shape that he's almost like some sort of comedy character - it's hard to believe he's real.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Chugman trying to control the position from guard on top but Mumu is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Chugman is really struggling to control Mumu but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Chugman tries to free his leg and advance position but Mumu is retaining full guard.
Mumu wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Chugman might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Chugman tries to free his leg and advance position but Mumu is retaining full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chugman advances to half guard.

Chugman looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Mumu slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Mumu can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Chugman controls the pace.

Chugman has gone for a leg lock! Mumu slips out almost immediately though and dives into Chugman's guard.

Chugman being controlled here, momentarily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mumu tries to free his leg and advance position but Chugman is retaining full guard.
Mumu preventing the sweep.
Chugman working a defensive guard here.
Mumu is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Chugman tries to land a sweep but no joy.

Chugman working for a triangle but Mumu defends it easily.

Chugman working for a triangle but Mumu defends it easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Chugman shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Chugman was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!

Chugman tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Chugman tries to move into full mount but can't pass Mumu's legs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

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

Chugman thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mumu tries to bench press Chugman off him but Chugman keeps the position.
Mumu felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
Mumu is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.

Chugman wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Mumu, who protects the arm well.
Chugman working away.

Chugman tries for a kimura but Mumu is defending well.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Mumu tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Chugman wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Mumu prevents Chugman from improving position.
Chugman wants to lay and pray for a moment but Mumu keeps working.

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

Chugman has his foot on Mumu's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Mumu works his way back into a safe position though.
Mumu seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Chugman looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mumu slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Chugman has Mumu pulled in close to control his posture.

Mumu avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

Mumu avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Mumu seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Chugman trying to control the position.

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

Chugman is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Mumu defends well.
Mumu showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Chugman trying to control the position here.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Mumu looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Chugman working a defensive guard here.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Klaus Chugman will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Chugman misses with a takedown
and Mumu counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Chugman throws a leg kick that is checked

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

Chugman is rocked!
Mumu tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Chugman was well out of range. Poor timing from Mumu.
Oh Chugman is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Chugman misses with a takedown
and Mumu counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Chugman misses with a hook to the body
and Mumu scores with a counter punch that sends Chugman to the canvas! Mumu smells blood - he's punishing Chugman with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Chugman has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:35 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Abdel Mumu!
Abdel Mumu is the new lightweight champion!
Abdel Mumu seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: TGC 57: Hepple vs Umarov     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Takashi Yoshida (ranked 130 p4p, 3 weight class) and Wamberto Boaz (ranked 359 p4p, 11 weight class). Boaz has chosen Preciso me encontrar as his entrance music. Wamberto Boaz has the eye of the tiger tonight.

165 cm
22
135 lbs
10 - 1 - 0
164 cm
23
136 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
Basic striking
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Urban Fighter

Voodoo Nutrition



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 10 wins, 1 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 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Wamberto Boaz!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Yamamoto, Kenichi Hosakawa and Yasuomi Hirokawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Boaz misses with an uppercut
and Yoshida cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Boaz drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Boaz stands and throws Yoshida's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Boaz wants to lay and pray for a moment but Yoshida keeps working.
Yoshida is looking to regain half guard here but Boaz keeps moving and retains side control.
Yoshida is trying to control Boaz's posture but Boaz avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Boaz works to advance to full mount. Yoshida defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
Yoshida really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Boaz seems to be looking to move to his opponent's back but Yoshida is holding on tight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Boaz works his foot free and advances to mount.
Yoshida's coaches at AK Beasties have been working on his defensive grappling in preparation for this fight so let's see if he can get out of this tricky position.
Yoshida is squirming around, avoiding Boaz's attempts to control the action.
Boaz controlling the pace for now.
Yoshida is squirming around, avoiding Boaz's attempts to control the action.
Yoshida is trying desperately to improve position.

Boaz is thinking about an arm triangle here, looking to tighten it up before moving to side control. Yoshida can see it coming though and defends well with a couple of strikes to the head and some good arm positioning.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boaz can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Yoshida is looking to escape.
Yoshida tries to reverse the position but Boaz maintains control.
Yoshida is squirming around, avoiding Boaz's attempts to control the action.
Yoshida is in a horrible position here, under a barrage of strikes, he's managing to avoid any damage.

Boaz has control of Yoshida's right arm, working for a kimura. It's a bit of a token attempt though and Yoshida regains control of the situation pretty easily.
Boaz looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Boaz controlling his opponent.
Yoshida knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Boaz on the ground.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Boaz looks like he's working for a submission but he's not found anything just yet.
Boaz can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Yoshida is looking to escape.
Yoshida is trying desperately to improve position.
Boaz with some aggressive grappling here, looking for the finish.
Boaz controlling the pace for now.

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.
Boaz mounts Yoshida! Really nice guard pass there!
Boaz seems to be looking to move to his opponent's back but Yoshida is holding on tight.
Boaz moves to take his opponent's back.
Yoshida tries to break free.

Boaz is working for the rear naked choke. He has one arm under the chin but Yoshida has hold of the other arm. A bit of a stalemate here.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Yoshida is trying to break free.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Boaz swinging wildly here.
Yoshida fires out a quick counter leg kick but Boaz just manages to avoid it.
Boaz misses with a lunging right hand
and Yoshida counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Boaz thinking.
Yoshida blocks a jab.
Yoshida throwing a counter right hand but Boaz manages to avoid it.
Boaz has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
The fighters circling - Boaz throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Yoshida was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Yoshida defending well as Boaz loads up on a big left hand.
Yoshida seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
The crowd cheers as Boaz lands an impressive looking overhand right. Yoshida doesn't seem phased though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Boaz throws a lazy uppercut
and Yoshida counters with an outside leg kick.
Boaz uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yoshida.
Boaz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yoshida fires out a quick counter leg kick but Boaz just manages to avoid it.
Boaz throws a hook but Yoshida avoids it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida walks into a left hand.
Boaz throws a right hand that Yoshida ducks under and follows up with a left that Yoshida also avoids with ease.
Boaz looks to throw the jab but Yoshida is out of range.
Yoshida swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Boaz cracks Yoshida with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Boaz misses with a takedown attempt
and Yoshida counters with a stiff right hand.
A jab from Boaz misses.
Boaz throws a hook but Yoshida blocks it.
Boaz fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Yoshida on the side of the head.
Boaz misses the shot to the body.
Boaz throws an off balance right hand
and Yoshida counters with a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boaz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Boaz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Yoshida moves away from the strike by Boaz.
Yoshida is looking to counter punch.
Boaz moves to clinch but Yoshida breaks away
and Yoshida counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Boaz with a nice cross.
Yoshida gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Boaz.
Yoshida slips a straight right by Boaz.
Yoshida is looking to counter with head kicks.

Boaz darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.

Yoshida kicks off Boaz and gets to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida avoids the body shot from Boaz.
Yoshida looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Yoshida throws a head kick but Boaz moves out of range.
Boaz jabs at Yoshida's body.
Wamberto Boaz seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Yoshida misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Boaz connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Boaz 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.
Boaz getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Boaz misses with a body shot.
Boaz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Yoshida sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boaz throws a right hand that Yoshida ducks under and follows up with a left that Yoshida also avoids with ease.
Boaz misses the shot to the body.
Boaz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yoshida was well out of range. Poor timing from Boaz.
Yoshida throws a big counter combination but Boaz scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Boaz fails with the takedown
enabling Yoshida to counter with a crisp jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yoshida digs a good body shot into Boaz's ribs.
Takashi Yoshida is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Boaz throws a big shot that misses.
Yoshida swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Boaz misses with a looping left.
Boaz jabs Yoshida right on the nose. Yoshida blinks but takes it well.
Yoshida rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Boaz counters with a left and a right that stings Yoshida.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Wamberto Boaz showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Jab, jab by Yoshida - just one landing.
Yoshida takes one on the chin but seems OK.
A slow jab from Boaz misses its intended target.
Yoshida throwing a counter right hand but Boaz manages to avoid it.
Boaz throws a hook but Yoshida avoids it easily.
Boaz misses with a hook to the body
and Yoshida counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Yoshida throws a body shot but no joy.
Boaz swings widly with a right hand
and Yoshida counters with a stiff right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yoshida tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Boaz was well out of range. Poor timing from Yoshida.
Boaz scores with a punch to the head.
Boaz throws an off balance right hand
and Yoshida counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boaz throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Yoshida counters with a good low kick that Boaz was not able to check.
A jab from Boaz misses.
Boaz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yoshida tried to counter with a leg kick but Boaz avoided it.
Boaz misses with a wild body shot.
Boaz tries to close the distance and clinch but Yoshida swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
An attempted straight right counter from Yoshida misses the target.
Yoshida shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Yoshida on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Boaz throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Yoshida counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Boaz avoids the head kick by Yoshida.
Boaz fails with the takedown.
An attempted straight right counter from Yoshida misses the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boaz lands with a shot to the body.
Boaz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yoshida is looking to counter punch.
Boaz misses with a hook. Yoshida ducked under it nicely.
Boaz misses with a straight right.
Yoshida throws a counter high kick but Boaz was just alert enough to avoid it.
Boaz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Yoshida.
Yoshida moves away from the strike by Boaz.
Yoshida swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Yoshida keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Boaz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yoshida was well out of range. Poor timing from Boaz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Boaz shoots in looking for a takedown. Yoshida tries to sprawl out of it but Boaz keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Yoshida manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Boaz fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Yoshida avoids it really well and circles away.
Yoshida throws a big counter combination but Boaz scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Takashi Yoshida has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Wamberto Boaz.
Boaz doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Yoshida counters with a nice uppercut.
Boaz lands a really nice looking cross but Yoshida seems unphased.
Yoshida tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Boaz was well out of range. Poor timing from Yoshida.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice uppercut there from Boaz.
A low kick from Boaz is predictable there
enabling Yoshida to counter with a crisp jab.
Boaz misses the shot to the body.
Boaz misses with a hook. Yoshida ducked under it nicely.
Yoshida is looking to counter with head kicks.
Boaz looks to land a body kick but Yoshida moved away.
Boaz throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Yoshida thinks about countering with a head kick.
Boaz throws a sloppy body shot
and Yoshida counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Yoshida moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A jab from Boaz misses.
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.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Yoshida misses with an uppercut.
Yoshida misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Boaz.
Boaz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yoshida lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.

Boaz gets a double leg takedown into Yoshida's guard.
Boaz won't allow Yoshida to sweep him here.
Boaz postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Boaz tries to free his leg and advance position but Yoshida is retaining full guard.
Boaz controls from within his opponent's guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Boaz looking to pass the guard.
Yoshida looking for a sweep. Not yet Yoshida, not yet.
Wamberto Boaz has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boaz stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Yoshida swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Boaz postures up as if he's going to throw some strikes but drops back for an ankle! Yoshida is in big trouble! He looks ready to tap! But no, he's escaped and dives on top of Boaz, into his guard.

Yoshida trying to control the position from guard on top but Boaz is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Yoshida has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Boaz is proving hard to escape from.

Boaz escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Yoshida gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Boaz keeping full guard, as Yoshida tries to pass.
Boaz wants to sweep but no luck.
Yoshida slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Boaz wants to sweep but no luck.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

Boaz has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Yoshida can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Boaz pulls Yoshida in close to prevent any damage.

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

Boaz working for a triangle but Yoshida defends it easily.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Yoshida slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Yoshida looks to throw the jab but Boaz is out of range.
Boaz rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
letting Yoshida counter with a right hand.
Boaz jabs Yoshida right on the nose. Yoshida blinks but takes it well.
Wamberto Boaz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Boaz misses with an uppercut. Yoshida saw that one coming.
It looked like Yoshida wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Boaz misses with a body shot.
It looked like Yoshida wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Boaz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yoshida moves away.
Yoshida is looking to counter punch.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Boaz loads up on a big right hand but Yoshida slips the punch.
It looked like Yoshida wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Yoshida displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Boaz.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Wamberto Boaz will probably get the nod - 10:9.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Boaz misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Yoshida counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Takashi Yoshida has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Boaz shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Yoshida throwing a counter right hand but Boaz manages to avoid it.
A big right from Boaz misses.
Boaz throws a jab but it's blocked by Yoshida.
Yoshida throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Yoshida slips a jab and a cross from Boaz.
Yoshida swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Boaz fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Yoshida looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Boaz shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Yoshida's guard.

The fighters are working up against the cage. Yoshida manages to wriggle his way back to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched against the cage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Boaz pushes off an throws an elbow but Yoshida leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Yoshida stalling.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Yoshida misses with a hook from the clinch.

Yoshida breaks the clinch.
Boaz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yoshida was well out of range. Poor timing from Boaz.
Boaz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yoshida.
Boaz misses with a wild body shot.
Yoshida swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Boaz scores with a shot to the body.
Yoshida moves forwards but Boaz connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Boaz throws a body shot but no joy.
It looked like Yoshida wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Yoshida slaps away a takedown attempt from Boaz, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Yoshida appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boaz closes this distance looking for a takedown but Yoshida circles away.
Yoshida is looking to counter with head kicks.
Takashi Yoshida has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Wamberto Boaz.
Yoshida throws a head kick that misses.
Boaz shoots in but no luck this time.

Boaz shoots in and gets a takedown into Yoshida's guard.
Boaz trying to control but Yoshida is working from the bottom.
Boaz slips nicely into half guard.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Yoshida wants to get back to full guard.
Boaz is looking to take a break and control but Yoshida is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida trying to hold on to Boaz's head to control him but Boaz postures up.

Boaz is working for an americana but Yoshida has been sneaky and has managed to get back to half guard, whilst Boaz was thinking about the submission.
Boaz tries to free his leg and advance position but Yoshida is retaining full guard.
Boaz wants to control from the top but Yoshida keeps moving.
Boaz might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Yoshida haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.

Boaz drops back looking for a leg! Yoshida is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Yoshida manages to kick Boaz off! Boaz jumps back into Yoshida's guard.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Yoshida keeping moving, preventing Boaz from controlling successfully.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Yoshida steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Boaz.
Boaz rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Yoshida moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
It looked like Yoshida was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Yukihiro Yamamoto scores the fight 47:48
Judge Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight 46:49
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight 46:49

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

Wamberto Boaz is the new bantamweight champion!
Wamberto Boaz decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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Event: GPG 35     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Dohn Jodson (ranked 1062 p4p, 53 weight class) and Felix Rodrigo (ranked 1921 p4p, 94 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

160 cm
22
143 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
169 cm
22
145 lbs
6 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Dohn Jodson!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Felix Rodrigo !
The judges for this bout are Illya Tyunina, Aleksei Zolotukhin and Ivan Kurochkin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jodson keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Rodrigo will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
It looked like Jodson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Rodrigo tries for a takedown but Jodson circles away easily
and Jodson counters with a stiff right hand.
Dohn Jodson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Felix Rodrigo .
Jodson lands a head shot.
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.
Jodson stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Jodson wants it to stay on the feet.
Rodrigo fails with a takedown attempt.
Rodrigo fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Jodson avoids it really well and circles away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Rodrigo .
Jodson tries to buck Rodrigo off but Rodrigo is having none of it.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Rodrigo tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Rodrigo has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Jodson regains half guard, as Rodrigo was trying to land strikes.
Jodson wants to improve his position but Rodrigo is controlling well.
Rodrigo trying to mount his opponent but Jodson defends it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Jodson has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Rodrigo is working away from the top position though.
Rodrigo wants to control but Jodson is keeping him busy.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Rodrigo wants to pass the guard but Jodson is defending well.
Jodson is looking to escape.

Rodrigo is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Jodson defends it well.
Rodrigo wants to control but Jodson is keeping him busy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Rodrigo wants to work for an arm triangle but Jodson is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Rodrigo wants to pass to mount but Jodson is defending the position.
Rodrigo thows a huge punch but Jodson dodges it nicely.
Rodrigo looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Rodrigo throws a strike but Jodson avoids it easily and moves to full guard.

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

Rodrigo keeping moving, preventing Jodson from controlling successfully.
Rodrigo wants to sweep here but Jodson controlling him for the moment.
Rodrigo keeps trying to improve his position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

Rodrigo looking for subs off his back but Jodson has passed one foot through into half guard.
Rodrigo has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Jodson is working away from the top position though.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Rodrigo is looking to improve his position.
Rodrigo is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Jodson's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Jodson's back!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Felix Rodrigo will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Rodrigo fails with a takedown attempt.
Rodrigo shoots in looking for a takedown but Jodson manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Rodrigo 's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.

Rodrigo closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Rodrigo prevents Jodson from improving his position.
Jodson moves into full guard.
Jodson bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Rodrigo 's guard.


Rodrigo is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Jodson defends well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Rodrigo escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Jodson gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Rodrigo is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Rodrigo throws his legs up looking for a submission but Jodson uses it to pass to side control.
Rodrigo is trying to get back to half guard.
Rodrigo regains half guard.

Rodrigo looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Jodson decides to return to a standing position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jodson slaps away a takedown attempt from Rodrigo , before circling back to the center of the mat.
Dohn Jodson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Felix Rodrigo .

Rodrigo closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.

Jodson explodes and escapes back to his feet! Nice escape there!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jodson scores with a jab to the head.
Jodson scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.

It looks like Felix Rodrigo has been cut.
Rodrigo moves out of range of the strikes.
Rodrigo tries for a takedown but Jodson sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Jodson keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Rodrigo shoots and misses
and Jodson counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Felix Rodrigo seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Rodrigo is breathing heavily.
Rodrigo changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Jodson tries to avoid it but Rodrigo manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Jodson to the ground. Jodson escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Jodson swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Rodrigo takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jodson takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Jodson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Rodrigo .
Jodson lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

Rodrigo is rocked!

Jodson cracks Rodrigo with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Jodson has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Rodrigo to stand back up!
Rodrigo is still on wobbly legs! Can Jodson finish him?
Rodrigo bobbing and weaving nicely... He's ducked under a jab and ducks again but ooooooh! Jodson comes at him with an uppercut from hell! Rodrigo falls to the canvas, unconscious! This one is all over! Oh man, looking at the replay that was right on the button! Rodrigo was out before he hit the floor!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:25 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Dohn Jodson!
Dohn Jodson retains his bantamweight title!
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Event: GAMMA#711 Goodman v Verama 2     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Karol Mirowski (ranked 110 p4p, 13 weight class) and Liquid Gold (ranked 249 p4p, 33 weight class). Mirowski's entrance music is Mercy. A fine choice. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

166 cm
35
149 lbs
19 - 7 - 1
179 cm
35
150 lbs
26 - 18 - 1
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 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Karol Mirowski!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Liquid Gold!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Andrew Berry and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mirowski lands a really nice looking cross but Gold seems unphased.
Gold has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Gold scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

It looks like Karol Mirowski has been cut.
Gold looks to throw the jab but Mirowski is out of range.
Mirowski throws a leg kick which misses Gold's front leg but catches the back leg as Gold tries to avoid it.
Gold cracks Mirowski with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Mirowski sizes up Gold with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Gold uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mirowski.
Gold thinks about the counter body kick.
Gold moves away from the strike by Mirowski.
Gold throws a big shot that misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Mirowski misses the target.
A nice inside leg kick there by Mirowski. That's going to slow Gold down.
Gold throws a jab but it's blocked by Mirowski.
Gold misses with a straight right.
Mirowski smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mirowski throws a body punch but Gold moves out of range.
Mirowski lands a glancing blow to the side of Gold's head.
Gold waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mirowski.
Mirowski tries to close the distance and clinch up but Gold swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Mirowski throws a leg kick which misses Gold's front leg but catches the back leg as Gold tries to avoid it.
Mirowski throws a nice outside leg kick.
Mirowski scores with a sloppy right hand. Gold should have avoided that one.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mirowski cracks Gold with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Mirowski keeps Gold at a distance using the push kick.
Gold lands with a thumping leg kick.
Mirowski throws a nice inside leg kick.
Mirowski moves out of range of the strikes.
Gold tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Mirowski paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Gold closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Some wild striking there from Gold.
Mirowski uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gold.
Mirowski's jab looks to have found its range, popping Gold under the eye.
Mirowski takes a swing at Gold's ribcage but misses.
Gold is looking to chop away at Mirowski's legs.
Gold thumps Mirowski with a low kick.
Gold throws a push kick but Mirowski slaps the foot to one side.
Karol Mirowski seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gold moves to clinch but Mirowski breaks away
and Gold takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A telegraphed right hand from Mirowski misses the target.
Mirowski feints and then cracks Gold's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Gold down.
Mirowski fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Gold.
Gold tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
A low kick from Gold is predictable there
and Mirowski makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Gold feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Mirowskis jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Gold takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Mirowski throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Gold on the side of the head.
Gold connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Mirowski's hands.
A slapping leg kick lands for Mirowski.
Gold swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A slapping body kick lands there for Gold.
Jab by Gold.
Gold misses with a double jab.
Mirowski misses with a kick to the body.
Mirowski moves away from the strike by Gold.
Mirowski throws a body punch but Gold moves out of range.
Gold misses with a hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gold avoids the head kick by Mirowski.
Mirowski scores with a shot to the body.
Mirowski throws a body punch but Gold moves out of range.
The fighters circle momentarily. Mirowski darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Mirowski misses with a body shot.
Gold is looking for the big counter here.

Gold clinches up with Mirowski and pushes him back against the cage.
Gold throws a punch but it's blocked by Mirowski.
Gold throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Mirowski blocks it with crossed arms.
Gold lands an uppercut.
Gold takes a shot to the head.
Mirowski blocks an uppercut.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Gold.
Gold misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gold fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mirowski blocks a body shot from Gold.
Gold throws a punch but it's blocked by Mirowski.
Mirowski lands on the inside with an uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mirowski's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A short right from Mirowski.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gold.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mirowski lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Gold takes a shot to the head.
Mirowski pressing his opponent against the cage.
Gold scores with a shot to the side of Mirowski's head.
Gold misses with some punches.
Gold misses with some punches.
Mirowski throws a head punch that misses.
Gold working aggressively here.
Gold throws a punch but it's blocked by Mirowski.
A head punch on the inside from Gold fails to land.
Gold's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mirowski.
Gold throws a punch but it's blocked by Mirowski.
Gold misses with a punch to the body.
Gold throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Mirowskis head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mirowski swings wildly with an uppercut but Gold uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gold lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gold throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Gold misses with a punch on the inside.
Mirowski avoiding damage.
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 Karol Mirowski will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Karol Mirowski's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Mirowski fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Gold on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Mirowski. Mirowski obviously looking to wear him down.
Mirowski throws a leg kick but Gold sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Mirowski throws a half hearted mid kick.
Mirowski connects with a right hand. Gold shakes it off.
Mirowski throws a leg kick that is checked
and Gold counters with a straight right hand.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Mirowski, as that shot connected.
Mirowski thows a body kick. Gold tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Mirowski throws a hook but Gold avoids it easily.
Gold misses with a wild body shot.

Mirowski takes the fight into the clinch.
Gold lands with a light punch inside.
Gold lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mirowski.
Gold blocking some punches.
Mirowski lands a right hand.
Gold throws a punch but it's blocked by Mirowski.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gold lands a body punch.
The referee calls for Mirowski to work.
Mirowski tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gold's elbow.
Gold lands a knee to the head.
Gold misses with the head strike.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Mirowski.
Gold prevents a body shot from Mirowski.
Mirowski pushes Gold back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mirowski gets through Gold's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Mirowski misses with a punch to the body.
Mirowski blocking some punches.
Mirowski misses with some punches.
Mirowski pushes Gold back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gold swings wildly with an uppercut but Mirowski uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mirowski softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gold has a couple of punches blocked by Mirowski.
Gold lands a nice uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gold has a couple of punches blocked by Mirowski.
Mirowski blocking some punches.
I was talking to Mirowski's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Mirowski swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gold blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gold misses with a short punch on the inside.
A right handed body shot lands from Mirowski.
A shot in the inside from Gold.
Gold throws a punch but it's blocked by Mirowski.
Mirowski is looking to control Gold's arms but Gold gets an underhook and turns him. Now Mirowski has his back to the cage.
Mirowski lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Mirowski misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mirowski blocks an uppercut.
Gold goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mirowski.
Mirowski blocks an uppercut.
Still in the clinch, Mirowski scores with a nice short uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Gold fails to land.
Gold blocking some punches.
Gold lands an uppercut.
Liquid Gold seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Gold misses with a hook from the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Gold fails to land.
Gold working aggressively here.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Gold lands with a right to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gold swings wildly with an uppercut but Mirowski uses good head movement to avoid it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gold.
Gold throws a head punch that misses.
Gold swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Mirowski misses with the head strike.
Gold fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mirowski misses with a punch on the inside.
Gold swings wildly with an uppercut but Mirowski uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mirowski stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Mirowski lands a right hand that snaps the head of Gold backwards.
Gold has a couple of punches blocked by Mirowski.
Gold lands a left hand that snaps the head of Mirowski backwards.
Mirowski tries a body shot but Gold blocks it.
Gold swings wildly with an uppercut but Mirowski uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gold lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Gold lands a left hand.
Mirowski blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gold swings wildly with an uppercut but Mirowski uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mirowski lands a body shot.
Mirowski prevents a body shot from Gold.
Mirowski swings wildly with an uppercut but Gold uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mirowski misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gold misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gold swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Mirowski lands with a light punch inside.
Gold throws a head punch that misses.
Mirowski blocks an uppercut.
Mirowski stalling in the clinch.
Gold working aggressively here.
Mirowski lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Gold swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gold blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gold misses with some punches.
Gold with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mirowski leaning his opponent against the cage.
Mirowski misses with a shot to the kidneys.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Liquid Gold will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Karol Mirowski's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Gold swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Mirowski misses with a looping right.
Mirowski lands a glancing blow to the side of Gold's head.
Gold checks a leg kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Gold misses the target.
Mirowski throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Gold replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Mirowski blocks it well.
Gold bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gold throws out a counter right but Mirowski avoids it with no problem.
Mirowski misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gold.
Mirowski scores with a jab to the head.
Gold uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mirowski.
Gold looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Mirowski throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gold sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gold throws a lazy right hand but Mirowski sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Mirowski clinches.
Mirowski blocks an uppercut.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Gold.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gold.
Gold scores with a shoulder strike.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mirowski lands with a left to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mirowski lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Gold blocks a body shot from Mirowski.
Mirowski throws a punch but it's blocked by Gold.
Still in the clinch, Mirowski scores with a nice short uppercut.
Gold's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gold lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Mirowski blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mirowski looking to stall.
Gold swings wildly with an uppercut but Mirowski uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mirowski scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Gold is rocked!
Gold misses with some punches.
Gold is still on wobbly legs! Can Mirowski finish him?
Gold throws a head punch that misses.
Gold lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mirowski taking a breather.
Mirowski lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Gold lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Mirowski backwards.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mirowski lands with a light punch inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gold.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mirowski.
Mirowski tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mirowski lands with a light punch inside.
Mirowski misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gold scores with a hook to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mirowski.
Gold misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gold misses with the head strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gold.
Mirowski lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Mirowski trying to stall but Gold improves his position.
Gold seems to have recovered his senses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mirowski.
Mirowski tries to throw a body punch but Gold avoids it by throwing Mirowski back against the cage.
Mirowski blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gold has a couple of punches blocked by Mirowski.
Mirowski blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gold misses with some punches.
Mirowski has a couple of punches blocked by Gold.
Mirowski swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A nice right hand lands inside from Mirowski.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gold working aggressively here.
A short left from Gold.
Gold misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gold misses with some punches.
Gold has a couple of punches blocked by Mirowski.
Gold misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mirowski scores with a shot to the side of Gold's head.
Gold misses with some punches.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gold creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gold throws a punch but it's blocked by Mirowski.
Mirowski swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gold softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Mirowski wants to stall.
Gold blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gold swings wildly with an uppercut but Mirowski uses good head movement to avoid it.
A head punch on the inside from Gold fails to land.
Mirowski working aggressively here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gold.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gold.
Gold misses with the head strike.
Gold lands a nice uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mirowski.
Gold misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mirowski blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gold working aggressively here.
A short right from Mirowski on the inside.
Mirowski throws a head punch that misses.
Gold lands a right hand.
Mirowski blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Mirowski swings wildly with an uppercut but Gold uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mirowski blocking some punches.
Mirowski misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mirowski lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A short right from Mirowski.
Gold doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gold throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Mirowski blocks it with crossed arms.

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 Karol Mirowski.
I think Mirowski 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 Sam Margolis scores the fight 30:27
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 29:28
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 30:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Karol Mirowski!

Karol Mirowski decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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pop
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80%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 179     
Date:   May 19, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Zeph Frazier (ranked 72 p4p, 12 weight class) and Ja Wuan Robinson (ranked 279 p4p, 42 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Frazier might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to "Apparently" by J. Cole. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

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208 lbs
19 - 6 - 0
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Zeph Frazier!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ja Wuan Robinson!
The judges for this bout are Anni Minnemäki, Arvi Lind and Tarja Halkonen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Robinson closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Robinson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Robinson swings wildly with an uppercut but Frazier uses good head movement to avoid it.
Robinson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Frazier's elbow.
Robinson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Robinson blocks a body shot from Frazier.
Frazier can't find room to land a body shot as Robinson controls the action.
Robinson misses with some punches.
Frazier softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Robinson struggles to land a body shot inside as Frazier controls his hands.
Frazier misses with a short punch on the inside.
Robinson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A short uppercut from Robinson.
Robinson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Frazier is stalling here.
Frazier lands a body shot in the clinch.
Frazier can't find room to land a body shot as Robinson controls the action.
Frazier doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Frazier misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short right from Frazier on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Robinson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Frazier lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Robinson blocking some punches.
Frazier misses with a hook from the clinch.
Robinson tries to throw a body punch but Frazier avoids it by throwing Robinson back against the cage.
Frazier misses with a body punch.
Robinson can't find room to land a body shot as Frazier controls the action.
Robinson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Frazier blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Frazier.
Robinson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Frazier breaks from the clinch.
Robinson throws a sloppy head kick and Frazier moves out of range easily.
Robinson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Frazier paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Frazier tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Robinson is able to avoid easily.
Ja Wuan Robinson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Robinson moves into range and clinches up with Frazier.
Robinson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Robinson struggles to land a body shot inside as Frazier controls his hands.
Frazier misses with some punches.
Robinson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Frazier throws a head punch that misses.
Robinson scores with a hook to the body.
Robinson stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Frazier misses with a hook from the clinch.
A right hook to the body lands for Frazier.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Robinson lands a nice uppercut.
Robinson misses with a punch on the inside.
Frazier goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Robinson tries to throw a body punch but Frazier avoids it by throwing Robinson back against the cage.
Frazier swings away with an uppercut that misses.

Frazier escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Robinson has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Frazier avoids the body shot from Robinson.
Robinson doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Robinson fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Frazier looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Robinson scores with a nice right hand.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Frazier lands with a right to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Frazier.
Frazier misses with a short punch on the inside.
Frazier blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Frazier scores with a shoulder strike.
Frazier swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Frazier fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Frazier breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Frazier throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Robinson throws a combination that misses
and Frazier counters with a nice uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Frazier lands with a nice body kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Robinson doesn't manage to clinch there - Frazier circles away.
Frazier takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

Robinson has closed the distance and engaged Frazier in a clinch.
Robinson throws a punch but it's blocked by Frazier.
Robinson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Frazier backwards.
Frazier wants to break free but Robinson has control.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Robinson.
Frazier tries to throw a body punch but Robinson avoids it by throwing Frazier back against the cage.
Frazier swings wildly with an uppercut but Robinson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Frazier blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Robinson throws a punch but it's blocked by Frazier.

Frazier escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Frazier swats away the attempt to clinch by Robinson.
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 Zeph Frazier 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.


Robinson wants to clinch.
Robinson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Frazier.
Robinson scores with a hook to the body. Frazier takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Frazier throws a body kick that misses.
Robinson appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Frazier looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Robinson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Frazier was well out of range. Poor timing from Robinson.
Frazier fires out a quick counter leg kick but Robinson just manages to avoid it.
Robinson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Frazier.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Robinson bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Frazier's head backwards.
Frazier uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Robinson.
A little feinted left hand from Frazier on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Frazier takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Robinson throws a head kick but Frazier moves out of range.
Frazier looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Robinson fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Frazier, pushing him back against the cage.
Robinson misses with a punch to the body.
Robinson misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Robinson.

Frazier's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Frazier is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Frazier jabs Robinson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Robinson darts in trying to clinch
and Frazier counters with a nice leg kick.
Frazier keeps the fight on the outside.
Robinson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Frazier paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Robinson misses with a hook. Frazier ducked under it nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Robinson misses the shot to the body.
Frazier is looking to counter punch.
Robinson 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.

Robinson rushes Frazier and presses him up against the cage.
Frazier tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Robinson can't find room to land a body shot as Frazier controls the action.
Ja Wuan Robinson seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Robinson tries to work over Frazier's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Frazier tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Frazier working aggressively here.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Frazier blocks an uppercut.
Frazier blocks a body shot from Robinson.

Frazier's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Robinson 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.
Robinson tries to clinch up.
An attempted straight right counter from Frazier misses the target.
Robinson throws a body shot but no joy.
Frazier thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Robinson if he has to take too many more of those.

Robinson closes the distance and pushes Frazier back into the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Robinson tries to throw a body punch but Frazier avoids it by throwing Robinson back against the cage.
Frazier prevents a body shot from Robinson.
A nice right hand lands inside from Robinson.
Frazier lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Robinson backwards.
Frazier blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Frazier is looking to break free of the clinch but Robinson has double underhooks.
Robinson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Frazier breaks from the clinch.
Robinson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Robinson scores with a hook.
Robinson misses with a looping left.
Robinson scores with a jab to the jaw.
Robinson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Robinson throws a jab but it's blocked by Frazier.

Robinson closes the distance and clinches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Robinson lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Frazier.
Robinson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!

Frazier breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Robinson takes a swing at Frazier's ribcage but misses.
Robinson throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.

It looks like Zeph Frazier has been cut.
Frazier looks to land a combination but Robinson avoids it well.
Frazier's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Robinson connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Frazier scrambles back to his feet.
Frazier tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Despite the aggression on Robinson's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
A left lands for Robinson.
Robinson misses with a double jab.
Robinson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Robinson is looking to clinch.
Robinson throws a head kick that half lands.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ja Wuan Robinson showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Zeph Frazier's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!



Robinson takes the fight into the clinch.
Frazier blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Frazier working aggressively here.
Robinson works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Robinson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Frazier misses with the head strike.
Frazier tries to break free but Robinson pushes him back against the cage.
Frazier wants to break the clinch but can't.
Robinson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Robinson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Robinson throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Robinson lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Frazier or not.
Frazier fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Robinson lands a hook to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Frazier fails to land.
Robinson throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Frazier throws a head punch that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Robinson throws a punch but it's blocked by Frazier.
Frazier blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Frazier content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Robinson misses with a punch on the inside.
Frazier tries to throw a body punch but Robinson avoids it by throwing Frazier back against the cage.
Robinson tries to throw a body punch but Frazier avoids it by throwing Robinson back against the cage.
Frazier pushes Robinson back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Robinson throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Nice body punch from Robinson.
Robinson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Robinson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Robinson digs a right hand into Frazier's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Frazier's gas tank.
A short uppercut from Frazier.
Robinson tries to work over Frazier's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Frazier misses with a hook from the clinch.
Robinson lands a body punch.
Frazier blocks an uppercut.
Frazier is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Robinson.
Robinson lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Robinson pushes Frazier back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Robinson lands a body punch in the clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Robinson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Robinson lands with a left to the head.

Frazier manages to break the clinch.
Robinson wants to clinch up but Frazier keeps it at a distance.
Frazier ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Robinson moves away.
Robinson throws a body shot but no joy.
Robinson blocks a jab.
Robinson darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

Robinson drives through and clinches with Frazier against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Frazier lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Robinson backwards.
Robinson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Robinson blocks an uppercut.
Frazier tries to throw a body punch but Robinson avoids it by throwing Frazier back against the cage.
Robinson scores with a hook to the body.
Robinson tries to throw a body punch but Frazier avoids it by throwing Robinson back against the cage.
A nice left hand lands by Robinson.
Frazier prevents a body shot from Robinson.

Frazier's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Robinson throws a poor cross that misses
and Frazier counters with a straight right hand.
Frazier tries to move into range but Robinson moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

Robinson closes the distance and clinches.

Frazier breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Robinson tries to close the distance and clinch up but Frazier swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Robinson lands a head kick!
Robinson comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Robinson moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.

Frazier is rocked!

Robinson instigates a clinch.
Frazier misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Robinson lands a body punch.
A short right from Robinson on the inside.
Frazier throws a head punch that misses.
Robinson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Robinson throws a punch but it's blocked by Frazier.
Frazier digs a right hand underneath Robinson's ribcage. Robinson let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Frazier presses Robinson against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Robinson tries to throw a body punch but Frazier avoids it by throwing Robinson back against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Robinson.

Frazier escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ja Wuan Robinson really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Zeph Frazier's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Robinson connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Frazier momentarily.
Frazier lands a jab to the head.
Robinson misses with a head kick.
Frazier pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Robinson is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
No joy there for Robinson, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Robinson tries a head kick but it misses.
Robinson tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Frazier manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Robinson misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Robinson fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Frazier, pushing him back against the cage.
Robinson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Frazier misses with a hook to the ribs.
Robinson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Robinson is working Frazier over against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right from Frazier on the inside.
Frazier throws a head punch that misses.
Robinson lands a nice uppercut.
Frazier misses with some punches.
Frazier is trying to break the clinch but Robinson has him pressed against the cage.
Frazier blocks a body shot from Robinson.
Frazier tries to throw a body punch but Robinson avoids it by throwing Frazier back against the cage.

Frazier escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Frazier throws a low kick but it's checked well by Robinson.
Robinson throws a shot to the body.
Robinson scores with a hook.
Robinson connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Robinson connects with a high kick.
Oh Frazier is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

Robinson forces Frazier back against the cage and clinches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Frazier working aggressively here.
Frazier seems to have got his legs back now.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Frazier prevents a body shot from Robinson.

Robinson connects with a big uppercut there that sends Frazier tumbling to the ground! Robinson follows him down into his guard.

Zeph Frazier's cut is getting worse.
Robinson not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Let's hope that Robinson has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Frazier wants to sweep but no luck.
Robinson looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Robinson stopping the sweep attempt from Frazier.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Frazier takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Frazier connects with the punch.
Robinson is looking to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Robinson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Robinson scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Frazier misses with an attempted mid kick.
Robinson throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Frazier scores with a jab to the body.
Frazier avoids the body shot from Robinson.
Nice jab there from Robinson.
Robinson bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Frazier's head backwards.
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!
Frazier swats away the attempt to clinch by Robinson.
Robinson stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ja Wuan Robinson dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Zeph Frazier's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!



A jab-cross combination lands for Robinson and sends Frazier crashing to the mat! Robinson follows him down to the mat - Frazier regains half guard but he's not out of trouble yet!
Zeph Frazier has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Still in half guard, Robinson seems content to control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Frazier works his way to full guard. Good work.
Frazier wants to sweep here but Robinson controlling him for the moment.
Frazier wants to stand up but Robinson is controlling him.
Robinson is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Frazier seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Robinson sitting in guard, not really doing much.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.

Robinson instigates a clinch.
Robinson misses with some punches.

Frazier breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Robinson tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Frazier manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Robinson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Robinson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Robinson throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Frazier stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Robinson scores with a sloppy right hand. Frazier should have avoided that one.

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

Frazier manages to break the clinch.
Frazier delivers a nice body kick.
Robinson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Frazier scores with a jab to the jaw.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Frazier takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Robinson just misses with a punch to the body.
As Robinson backs away, Frazier returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Frazier takes a jab right on the kisser.
A clash of legs there as Robinson blocks the low kick.
Robinson steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Frazier.
Robinson looks to score with a jab to the body but Frazier is just out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Robinson throws a right hand that Frazier ducks under and follows up with a left that Frazier also avoids with ease.
Frazier ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Robinson is looking to clinch.
Robinson fails in his attempt to clinch.
Frazier keeps the fight on the outside.
Frazier gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Robinson tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Frazier counters with a left to the body.
Frazier connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Some wild striking there from Robinson.
Frazier thinks about countering with a body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Robinson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Frazier moves away.
Robinson scores with a head kick.
Robinson tries to close the distance and clinch but Frazier swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Robinson tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Frazier manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Robinson throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Frazier stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Frazier, as that shot connected.
Robinson throws a series of punches but Frazier moves out of range.
Frazier gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Robinson.
Robinson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Frazier moves out of range as Robinson strikes.
A little feinted left hand from Frazier on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ja Wuan Robinson comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Robinson 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 Anni Minnemäki scores the fight 46:49
Judge Arvi Lind scores the fight 46:49
Judge Tarja Halkonen scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ja Wuan Robinson!

Ja Wuan Robinson is the new light heavyweight champion!
Ja Wuan Robinson 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: PFC 40 Asskicken vs Brophy     
Date:   May 18, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Bis Worth (ranked 760 p4p, 81 weight class) and Kosken Jorma (ranked 358 p4p, 43 weight class). Kosken Jorma acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

176 cm
27
160 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
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29
149 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
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Excellent grappler
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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 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Bis Worth!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Kosken Jorma!
The judges for this bout are Steve Montenegro, Jonathan Paton and Reed Andrews.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Worth throws a shot to the body.
Worth fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Jorma checks it well.
Worth lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Worth throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Jorma throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Worth blocks a leg kick.
Worth is looking to counter punch.
Worth lands a leg kick that knocks Jorma off balance momentarily.
Worth lands with a thumping leg kick.
Jorma tries to score with a low kick but Worth moves his leg out of the way.
Jorma tries to move into range but Worth moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Worth tried to score with a low kick but Jorma checks it.
Jorma is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Worth throws a leg kick

and Jorma counters with a shoot takedown. Worth fights it but they end up in guard.
Jorma tries to free his leg and advance position but Worth is retaining full guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jorma won't allow Worth to get back to his feet.
Jorma wants to control from the top but Worth keeps moving.
Worth is adopting a defensive guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jorma tries to free his leg and advance position but Worth is retaining full guard.
Jorma stopping the sweep attempt from Worth.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Worth misses with a low kick.

Jorma darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.

Worth kicks Jorma off and gets back to his feet.
We've been told by Worth's head coaches at AK Beasties that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Worth tried to score with a low kick but Jorma checks it.
Worth tries to move into range but Jorma moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Jorma jabs Worth right on the nose. Worth blinks but takes it well.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jorma staying out of range there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Worth fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Worth tries to land a leg kick but Jorma saw it coming and moves away.
Worth avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Jorma shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Worth defends it nicely.
It looked like Worth was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Jorma.
An inside leg kick from Worth misses.
Worth getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Worth loads up on a big right hand but Jorma slips the punch.
Worth misses with a right hand
and Jorma cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Worth blocks a head kick by Jorma.
A slow jab from Worth misses its intended target.
Good standup being displayed there by Worth as he connects with a hook.
Worth feints and then cracks Jorma's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jorma down.
Worth connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Jorma looks to land a combination but Worth avoids it well.
Jorma takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Worth blocks a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jorma throws a hook but Worth avoids it easily.
Worth throws a big shot that misses.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jorma lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Worth has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Worth and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Jorma cracks the inside of Worth's front leg.
Jorma misses the jab.
Worth throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jorma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Worth.
Jorma shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Worth as he avoids it easily.
Worth looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Worth scores with a shot to the body.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Worth shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Worth checks the leg kick nicely there.
Worth is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jorma.
A swing and a miss from Worth.
Jorma jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jorma avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Jorma tries a quick counter leg kick but Worth is wise to it.
Worth misses with a low kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Jorma misses the target.
Jorma throws the left hand but Worth avoids the punch easily.
Jorma ducks under a wild hook from Worth.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Worth throws a body shot but no joy.
Jorma swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jorma walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Worth lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Worth tries a low kick but Jorma avoids it.
Bis Worth is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Jorma attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Worth throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Jorma cracks Worth with a right hand to the side of the head.
Jorma tries to land a leg kick but Worth saw it coming and moves away.
Some bone on bone action there as Jorma checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jorma lands a nice looking kick to the body. Worth takes a step back to recover.
Jorma misses with a hook. Worth ducked under it nicely.
Worth was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Jorma has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Worth.
Worth lands a leg kick that knocks Jorma off balance momentarily.
Jorma swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Worth feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Both fighters circling a little - Jorma finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
A slow jab from Jorma misses its intended target.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Donk. Jorma catches Worth right on the button with a cross.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Worth fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Jorma is out of range.
Jorma thinks about the counter body kick.
Jorma misses with a body kick.
Worth misses with a low kick.
Jorma drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Worth defends it well.
Jorma blocks a jab.
Jorma keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jorma throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Jorma connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Jorma lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Jorma throws a shot from downtown. Worth moves away and avoids it.
Worth throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Jorma misses with a short punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Worth stalls.
Still in the clinch, Jorma scores with a nice short uppercut.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Worth creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jorma drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
A jab from Jorma does it's job there.
Worth is looking to chop away at Jorma's legs.
Jorma takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Jorma shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Worth pinned against the cage. Worth gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
As Jorma backs away, Worth returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Worth needs to keep his hands up - Jorma had a free shot at his head there.
Jorma checks a leg kick.
Jorma connects with an inside leg kick.
Jorma attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Worth lands with a nice combination. Jorma backs away looking to recover.
Worth attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Jorma bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jorma looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Worth misses with a straight left.
Jab from Worth.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jorma will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Bis Worth has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Kosken Jorma.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Worth checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jorma takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Jorma loads up on a big right hand but Worth slips the punch.
Worth misses with a hook.
A head kick misses from Jorma.
Worth swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Jorma.
Worth slips under a jab.
Jorma sizes up Worth with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Jorma goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jorma slips under a jab.
Worth thuds his right hand into Jorma's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Worth fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Jorma has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Worth misses with a low kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Worth.
Jorma lands a nice shot to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Worth misses the target.
Jorma scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jorma shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.

Worth gets a clinch.
Jorma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Good body shot from Worth.
Worth lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Jorma wants to get back to striking at distance but Worth won't allow it.
Jorma lands an uppercut.
Jorma blocks an uppercut.
Jorma pushes Worth back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Worth swings wildly with an uppercut but Jorma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Worth is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Jorma misses with a hook from the clinch.
Jorma blocking some punches.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Jorma.
Jorma misses with a short punch on the inside.
Jorma's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Worth.
Jorma fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jorma fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Worth.
Bis Worth has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Jorma can't find room to land a body shot as Worth controls the action.
Worth lands an uppercut.

Worth's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Jorma takes a body punch but keeps moving.
An inside leg kick from Worth misses.
Jorma looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Jorma moves away from the strike by Worth.
Jorma was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Jorma throws a leg kick but Worth moved away.
Jorma throws a one two combo.
Jorma throws a head kick that misses.
Jorma dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Worth looks to land a right hand but Jorma moved out of range.
Worth connects with an inside leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jorma throws an overhand right that lands on Worth's shoulder, as Worth tries to avoid the shot.
Worth lands a really nice looking cross but Jorma seems unphased.
Worth throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Worth tries to clinch but Jorma is having none of it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bis Worth dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Jorma gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Jorma throws a body kick that misses
and Worth makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Worth keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jorma.
Jorma throws a lazy right hand but Worth sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Worth. Jorma does a little dance to reset his feet.
Worth checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Worth scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Worth is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jorma.
Worth misses with a low kick.
Jorma throws out a counter right but Worth avoids it with no problem.
Worth misses with a hook. Jorma ducked under it nicely.
Jorma throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Worth on the side of the head.
Jorma throws a hook to the side of Worth's head but Worth sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jorma throws a hook but Worth avoids it easily.
Worth swinging wildly here.
Jorma motions for Worth to come forward. Jorma throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jorma jabs Worth right on the nose. Worth blinks but takes it well.
Worth slips a straight right by Jorma.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Worth throws a leg kick but Jorma checks it.
Jab from Jorma.
Nice shot by Worth.

Worth moves into the clinch successfully.
Jorma lands a left hand.
Worth lands a hook that snaps the head of Jorma backwards.
Jorma is trying to push Worth away but Worth has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Jorma swings wildly with an uppercut but Worth uses good head movement to avoid it.
Worth leaning his opponent against the cage.
Worth blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Worth taking a breather.
Worth lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Jorma lands with a light punch inside.

Jorma ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Jorma no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Worth passes Jorma's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Kosken Jorma has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jorma wants to get back to full guard.
Worth stalling.
Jorma is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Worth's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Worth's back!

Worth is staying cool under pressure, defending well against the rear naked choke attempt from his opponent.
Jorma has the hooks in. Worth is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Worth fending off the submission attempt from Jorma.
Jorma struggling to land strikes to the head as Worth covers up.

Jorma is looking to finish the fight by rear naked choke. Worth knows exactly what he's got planned though, so he's defending well. Maybe a few strikes would soften Worth for a finish.
Worth's corner are yelling at him, telling him to just focus on controlling Jorma's hands.
Jorma punches the canvas rather than the man.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Worth is in bad spot here.
Jorma looking to hold on to the position here but Worth rolls and ends up regaining guard.
Jorma is looking to work some ground and pound but Worth has wrist control.
Jorma missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Jorma pushes down on Worth's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Jorma sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Worth defending well though.
Jorma looks to score some points with some ground and pound.

Jorma seems to be looking for submissions.
Jorma looks to land a strike but Worth avoids it nicely and regains full guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kosken Jorma comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Worth 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 Steve Montenegro scores the fight 29:28
Judge Jonathan Paton scores the fight 29:28
Judge Reed Andrews scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Bis Worth!

Bis Worth decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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Event: GAMMA#708 Goodman v Verama     
Date:   May 12, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Vladimir Emelienko (ranked 145 p4p, 21 weight class) and De Bruyne (ranked 155 p4p, 23 weight class). Bruyne has chosen Busta Rhymes - Other Side Of The Road as his entrance music. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

176 cm
35
168 lbs
26 - 9 - 1
175 cm
34
160 lbs
36 - 12 - 4
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Vladimir Emelienko!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 12 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, De Bruyne!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bruyne defending well as Emelienko loads up on a big left hand.
Emelienko takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Emelienko throws a body punch but Bruyne moves out of range.
Emelienko attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Bruyne throws out a counter right but Emelienko avoids it with no problem.
Bruyne connects with a body shot that sends Emelienko's belly button to the back.
Emelienko throws a leg kick but Bruyne checks it.
Bruyne scores with a shot to the body.
Emelienko lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
We've been informed that Bruyne 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.
Emelienko misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bruyne.
Bruyne throws out a counter right but Emelienko avoids it with no problem.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Emelienko, right into the meat.
Bruyne throws the left hand but Emelienko avoids the punch easily.
Emelienko shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Emelienko misses with a wild body shot.
Bruyne flicks out a counter leg kick but Emelienko steps away.
Emelienko checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bruyne digs a good body shot into Emelienko's ribs.
Bruyne checks the leg kick nicely there.
Despite the aggression on Bruyne's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Emelienko stuffs the takedown attempt from Bruyne. Bruyne gets slowly back to his feet.
Emelienko takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Bruyne throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Emelienko swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bruyne avoids the body shot from Emelienko.
Bruyne cracks Emelienko with an open hand slap.
Emelienko scores with a shot to the body.
Emelienko takes a swing at Bruyne's ribcage but misses.
Bruyne looks to land a right hand but Emelienko moved out of range.
Bruyne throws a solid leg kick but Emelienko takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Bruyne.
Emelienko misses with a wild body shot.
Emelienko fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bruyne manages to avoid it.
Emelienko throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bruyne finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Nice body punch from Bruyne.
A nice leg kick lands there from Bruyne.
Bruyne walks into a left hand.
Bruyne misses with a body shot.
Emelienko blocks a leg kick.
Bruyne tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Vladimir Emelienko is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Bruyne swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Emelienko.
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 slapping leg kick lands for Bruyne.
Bruyne avoids the body shot from Emelienko.
Emelienko takes a body punch but keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Emelienko.
Emelienko misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bruyne.
Bruyne counters with a body kick.
Emelienko checks a leg kick.
Emelienko throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Bruyne tries a quick counter leg kick but Emelienko is wise to it.
A low kick from Emelienko is predictable there
and Bruyne counters with a nice low kick that buckles Emelienko's knee momentarily.
Emelienko is looking to wear down Bruyne with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Bruyne needs to keep his hands up - Emelienko had a free shot at his head there.
Emelienko fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Bruyne checks it well.
Bruyne cracks the inside of Emelienko's front leg.
Emelienko fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Bruyne looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
A head kick misses from Bruyne.
Bruyne is looking to chop away at Emelienko's legs.
Bruyne scores with a leg kick.
Bruyne feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Emelienkos jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Emelienko ducks under a wild hook from Bruyne.
Emelienko just misses with a punch to the body.
Emelienko throws out a leg kick but Bruyne moves out of range and Emelienko only half commits.
Donk. Emelienko catches Bruyne right on the button with a cross.
Bruyne bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Emelienko's head.
Bruyne misses with a straight right.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne throws a chopping leg kick but Emelienko manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
As Bruyne backs away, Emelienko returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
A chopping leg kick lands by Emelienko.
That kick from Emelienko tenderised Bruyne's leg. Bruyne is trying to keep his angry face on.
Bruyne scores with a leg kick.
Bruyne throws out a leg kick but Emelienko moves out of range and Bruyne only half commits.
Emelienko lands a slapping body shot.
Emelienko loads up on a big right hand but Bruyne slips the punch.
Emelienko misses with a low kick.
Emelienko throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bruyne tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Emelienko half committed to a counter leg kick.
Emelienko misses with a wild body shot.
Emelienko throws a low kick but it's checked well by Bruyne.
Emelienko throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
A looping hook to the body misses from Emelienko. Bruyne does a little dance to reset his feet.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Bruyne! But no joy.
Emelienko attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Emelienko pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Bruyne explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Emelienko ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bruyne moves away.
Bruyne appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Bruyne staying out of range there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne throws a leg kick which misses Emelienko's front leg but catches the back leg as Emelienko tries to avoid it.
Emelienko keeps the fight on the outside.
Emelienko shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bruyne shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Bruyne connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Bruyne takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Emelienko is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A solid leg kick lands there for Emelienko.
A telegraphed right hand from Bruyne misses the target.
Bruyne lands a nice hook to Emelienko's body. Emelienko takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Bruyne changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Emelienko will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Emelienko connects with a good right hand that stumbles Bruyne. Bruyne circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Bruyne throws a series of punches but Emelienko moves out of range.
Emelienko keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Emelienko takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Bruyne throws a low kick but Emelienko avoids it.
Emelienko swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Bruyne misses with a takedown
and Emelienko counters with a nice uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Emelienko throws a hook but Bruyne avoids it easily.
Emelienko jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Emelienko checks a low kick from Bruyne.
Emelienko is looking to score with low kicks.
Bruyne throws a nice inside leg kick.
A jab from Emelienko misses.
Bruyne fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Emelienko has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
De Bruyne seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Emelienko swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bruyne misses with a low kick.
Emelienko misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Emelienko misses with a low kick.
Emelienko just misses with a punch to the body.
Bruyne lands with a good body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bruyne lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Emelienko scoring well with a low kick there.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Emelienko checks a leg kick.
Emelienko throws out a leg kick but Bruyne moves out of range and Emelienko only half commits.
A bone on bone clash there as Emelienko blocks the leg kick.
Emelienko misses with a low kick as Bruyne jumps back.
Bruyne slips a jab and a cross from Emelienko.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Emelienko fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Bruyne checks it well.
Bruyne keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bruyne lands a nice shot to the body.
Bruyne connects with a leg kick. Emelienko looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Bruyne misses with a wild body shot.
Emelienko misses with a wild body shot.
Emelienko misses with a body shot.
Bruyne swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A slow jab from Emelienko misses its intended target.
A punch combination from Emelienko misses.
Bruyne looks for the body kick but Emelienko saw that one coming.
Bruyne throws a body punch but Emelienko moves out of range.
Emelienko appears to be looking for a big counter.
Emelienko wants to slow Bruyne down by chopping away at his legs.
Emelienko misses with a body shot.
Emelienko swings for the body but Bruyne moves out of range.
Bruyne flicks out a counter leg kick but Emelienko steps away.
Emelienko wants to slow Bruyne down by chopping away at his legs.
Bruyne shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Bruyne fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Emelienko has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Bruyne takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne defending well as Emelienko loads up on a big left hand.
Emelienko staying out of range there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Emelienko loads up on a big right hand but Bruyne slips the punch.
Bruyne was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Emelienko stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Bruyne.
Emelienko scores with a nice head shot.
Bruyne throws a body shot but no joy.
Emelienko throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Bruyne's head.
A chopping leg kick lands by Emelienko.
Bruyne throws a nice outside leg kick.
Emelienko takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Emelienko walks into a stiff left hand from Bruyne.
Bruyne connects with a leg kick. Emelienko looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Bruyne pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Bruyne!
Bruyne misses with a takedown attempt - Emelienko sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
A jab from Emelienko finds it's way through Bruyne's defenses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Emelienko will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Emelienko checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Emelienko lands with a thumping leg kick.
A clash of legs there as Emelienko blocks the low kick.
Emelienko connects with a crisp jab.
Bruyne shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Bruyne throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Bruyne slips a straight right by Emelienko.
Bruyne misses the shot to the body.
Emelienko misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bruyne.
Bruyne swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bruyne moves into range and connects with a jab.
Bruyne 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.
Emelienko works Bruyne's body with a nice hook.
Emelienko with a jab.
Bruyne blocks the body kick.
Emelienko on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Bruyne. Bruyne obviously looking to wear him down.
Nice jab there from Bruyne.
Bruyne slips a jab from Emelienko.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Emelienko lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Emelienko misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bruyne.
Bruyne throws a counter combo.
Emelienko avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Some bone on bone action there as Emelienko checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Bruyne walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Emelienko throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bruyne keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Emelienko is looking to score with low kicks.
Bruyne moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Bruyne shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Bruyne swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Emelienko lands a right hook to the body.
A low kick from Bruyne misses
and Emelienko cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Emelienko walks into a stiff left hand from Bruyne.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Emelienko checks the leg kick.
Bruyne scores with the left hand. Emelienko knows he should have avoided that one.
Bruyne throws out a leg kick but Emelienko moves out of range and Bruyne only half commits.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Emelienko 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 Bruyne has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Bruyne and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
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 Vladimir Emelienko will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Emelienko throws a low kick but Bruyne avoids it.
Bruyne throws a leg kick which misses Emelienko's front leg but catches the back leg as Emelienko tries to avoid it.
Bruyne takes one to the chin there.
Emelienko walks into a jab.
Emelienko throws a nice looking combination but Bruyne bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Bruyne feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Emelienko's calf.
Emelienko rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Bruyne counters with a nice kick to the body.
Bruyne fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Bruyne lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Emelienko misses with a low kick as Bruyne jumps back.
Emelienko takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Bruyne throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bruyne dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Emelienko. That did some damage!
Emelienko swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bruyne sizes up Emelienko with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Emelienko lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Emelienko misses with a wild combination.
Bruyne throws a looping overhand right but Emelienko ducks down to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A chopping leg kick lands by Bruyne.
A nice leg kick lands there from Emelienko.
Bruyne tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Emelienko takes a swing at Bruyne's ribcage but misses.
Bruyne takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Emelienko blocks the body kick.
Emelienko throws a series of punches but Bruyne moves out of range.
Bruyne throws a chopping leg kick but Emelienko manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Emelienko misses with a low kick.
Emelienko takes one to the side of the head.
Bruyne thows a left - swing and a miss!
Bruyne checks the leg kick nicely there.
Emelienko misses with a series of wild punches.
Nice shot by Bruyne.
Emelienko misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Bruyne counters with a right hand to the body.
Emelienko misses with a low kick.
Bruyne is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne slips a straight right by Emelienko.
Bruyne checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Bruyne jabs Emelienko right on the nose. Emelienko blinks but takes it well.
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!
The fighters circle momentarily. Emelienko darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Emelienko misses the jab.
Bruyne looks to score with a jab to the body but Emelienko is just out of range.
Bruyne throws the kick towards the body but Emelienko avoids it.
Emelienko tried to counter with a leg kick but Bruyne avoided it.
Bruyne lands a nice looking kick to the body. Emelienko takes a step back to recover.
Bruyne blocks a leg kick.
Bruyne moves out of range as Emelienko strikes.
Emelienko throws a solid leg kick but Bruyne takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Emelienko.
Bruyne avoids the body shot from Emelienko.
Bruyne connects with a leg kick. Emelienko looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Emelienko lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Bruyne scores with a leg kick.
Emelienko throws a leg kick but Bruyne sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Emelienko.
A leg kick checked by Bruyne.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Bruyne.
Emelienko avoids a punch combination nicely.
Emelienko throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Bruyne wants to slow Emelienko down by chopping away at his legs.
Emelienko throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Emelienko lands a slapping body shot.
A good leg kick by Bruyne.
Emelienko cracks a nice hook into Bruyne's ribs.
Bruyne looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Emelienko takes a swing at Bruyne's ribcage but misses.
Emelienko misses with a body shot.
Emelienko swings for the body but Bruyne moves out of range.
Bruyne scores with the left hand. Emelienko knows he should have avoided that one.
A nice leg kick lands there from Emelienko.
Emelienko is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Bruyne lands with a cross.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Emelienko checks the leg kick nicely there.
Bruyne misses with an attempted mid kick.
A counter left hand to the body from Emelienko misses its target.
Emelienko with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Emelienko misses with a body shot.
Emelienko avoids a kick to the body.
Emelienko chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Bruyne can pounce on him.
Bruyne slips a straight right by Emelienko.
Emelienko uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bruyne.
Emelienko jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Bruyne with a nice cross.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Bruyne. Emelienko shrugs it off though.
Emelienko throws a body punch but Bruyne moves out of range.
Bruyne now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Bruyne throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Bruyne connects with the punch.
Bruyne keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Emelienko tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Bruyne throws out a leg kick but Emelienko moves out of range and Bruyne only half commits.
Bruyne checks the leg kick nicely there.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 27:30
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 28:30
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... De Bruyne!

De Bruyne made sure to give a little speech post fight, saying 'Peel Steel, you absolutely suck'.
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Event: PFC 39: Vendetta*     
Date:   May 12, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Peter Manuel (ranked 140 p4p, 5 weight class) and Friedrich Alzheimer (ranked 359 p4p, 17 weight class). Alzheimer has chosen You're The Voice as his entrance music. Friedrich Alzheimer has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

163 cm
26
140 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
163 cm
27
135 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Sully's Bar & Grill
IniTech Nutrition

Urban Fighter



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 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Peter Manuel!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Friedrich Alzheimer!
The judges for this bout are Sosuke Kotani, Yuuki Gou and Yukihiro Yamamoto.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Manuel missing with a left hand there. Alzheimer was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nice body punch from Alzheimer.
We've been hearing reports that Manuel has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Manuel connects with a looping right hand.
Manuel checks a leg kick.
Manuel thows a leg kick but Alzheimer checks it
letting Alzheimer counter with a right hand.
Manuel throws a body shot but no joy.
Alzheimer is looking for the big counter here.
Manuel connects with a body shot.
A slow jab from Alzheimer misses its intended target.
Manuel lands a lovely overhand right.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Manuel.
Alzheimer swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Alzheimer takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Manuel needs to keep his hands up - Alzheimer had a free shot at his head there.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nice shot lands for Manuel.
A cross from Alzheimer lands.
Manuel slips a straight right by Alzheimer.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Manuel is rocked!

It looks like Peter Manuel has been cut.
Alzheimer ducks right into an uppercut from Manuel.
Oh Manuel is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Good standup being displayed there by Manuel as he connects with a hook.
Nice defenses there by Manuel.
Manuel is looking for a counter combo.
Alzheimer cracks Manuel with a brutal left hook that knocks him out cold! This one is over in a flash! Game over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:16 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Friedrich Alzheimer!
Friedrich Alzheimer is the new bantamweight champion!
An out of breath Friedrich Alzheimer thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: GC 210     
Date:   May 12, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sea Level Cain (ranked 1954 p4p, 279 weight class) and Matt Cooke (ranked 1385 p4p, 196 weight class). Rumors backstage are that the fighters have been paid to keep it standing but we know that would never happen in MMA!

184 cm
32
196 lbs
16 - 7 - 0
185 cm
29
203 lbs
18 - 9 - 0
Great wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Sea Level Cain!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Matt Cooke!
The judges for this bout are Chris Downing, Robert Twigg and Wesley Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A solid leg kick lands there for Cain.
Cain misses the body punch
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Cain fails in his attempt to clinch.
Cooke now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

Cain changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Cooke looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.

Cain working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Cain throws an elbow but Cooke slips to the side and avoids it well.
Cooke managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Cain.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The strikes coming from Cain are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
The strikes coming from Cain are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
The strikes coming from Cain are missing the target in this wave of attacks.

Cain wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Cooke, who protects the arm well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cain looking to control but instead Cooke has slipped a leg in, to regain half guard.
Cain with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Cain trying to control from half guard but Cooke is working away.
Cain stalling away here and it's allowed Cooke to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Cooke is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Cain with a flurry of punches that miss.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Cooke looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Cain puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Cooke has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Cain is working away from the top position though.
Cain trying to control the action but Cooke is working from the bottom.
Cain is stalling here. Cooke is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Cain seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Cooke has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
Cain is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cooke slows the pace down.
Cain is trying to control Cooke's posture but Cooke avoids it.
Cain holding on.
Cooke moving around in side mount but really he's just happy to control for now.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Cooke has knee on belly and moves into mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Cain is looking to improve his position but Cooke isn't that keen on the idea.
Cooke takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Cain working to try and regain half guard.
Cooke controlling the position easily from mount.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cain misses with a head kick.
Cain is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
The fight stays on the outside here - Cain looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Cain takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Cooke ducks under a wild hook from Cain.
Cain throws the kick towards the body but Cooke avoids it.

Cain moves into the clinch.
Cain blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cooke is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Cooke misses with a hook from the clinch.

Cooke pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Cain will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Cooke looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A low kick from Cain is predictable there
and Cooke counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cain misses with the body kick
and Cooke counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Cain closes the distance looking to clinch
and Cain takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Cooke checks a leg kick.
A little jabbing left from Cooke on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Cain throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
An inside leg kick from Cain misses.
Cooke feints a counter leg kick.
A cross from Cooke lands.
Cooke throws a front kick aimed at Cain's knee but Cain avoids it well.
Cooke checks a leg kick nicely.
Cooke lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Cain.
Cain shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Cain throws a leg kick but Cooke moved away.
Cain misses with a hook to the body
and Cooke counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Cain thinking.
Cain fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Cooke has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cooke throws a leg kick but Cain moved away.
Cain looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.

Cain clinches.
A short uppercut from Cooke.
Cooke working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Cooke has a couple of punches blocked by Cain.
Cooke lands a shoulder strike.
Cain doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cooke prevents a body shot from Cain.
Cain blocking some punches.
Cooke is trying to stall.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cooke fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Cain stalling in the clinch.
Cain misses with a hook to the ribs.
Cain misses with some punches.
Cain misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Cain tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Cooke swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Cain.

Cooke breaks from the clinch.
Cain's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Cooke connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Cain scrambles back to his feet.
Matt Cooke seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Cain dives in and grabs Cooke's left leg, looking for a takedown. Cooke pushes down on Cain's head and hops out.
Matt Cooke is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Cain throws a leg kick which misses Cooke's front leg but catches the back leg as Cooke tries to avoid it.

Cain has Cooke up against the cage in a clinch.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cain connects with a crisp jab.
Cain throws a low kick but Cooke moves out of range easily.
Cain throws a leg kick
and Cooke makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Sea Level Cain seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Cooke thuds his shin into the meat of Cain's side.
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!
Cain tries for a takedown but Cooke sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Cooke lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Cain pivots, looking for a leg kick but Cooke is out of range and Cain settles back down.
Cooke stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Cain.
Cain missing with a left hand there. Cooke was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A countering left hand to the body from Cooke misses.
Cooke loads up on a big right hand but Cain slips the punch.
Cooke has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Cooke throws a body punch but Cain moves out of range.
A low kick from Cain is predictable there
and Cooke counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Cain thinking.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Matt Cooke showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
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!


Cooke swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Cain pivots, looking for a leg kick but Cooke is out of range and Cain settles back down.
A nice side step and Cooke releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Cooke checks the leg kick nicely there.
Cain closes the distance but Cooke moves to the side
and Cooke cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Cooke misses the shot to the body.
Cooke bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Cooke throws a shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cain tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Cooke manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
A leg kick checked by Cooke.
Cain takes a swing at Cooke's ribcage but misses.
Cain throws a head kick that misses.
Cooke now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cooke takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Nice takedown defense from Cooke. No joy for Cain on that attempt.
Cain moves out of range as Cooke strikes.
Cooke fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Cain has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Cooke takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Cain tries to land a leg kick but Cooke saw it coming and moves away.
Cain buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Cooke takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Cain throws a leg kick
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Cooke checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Cooke now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Cooke works Cain's body with a nice hook.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Cooke drives through and clinches with Cain against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Cooke fails to land.
Cain blocks a punch to the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A nice right hand lands inside from Cooke.
Matt Cooke seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
A head punch on the inside from Cooke fails to land.
Cain tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Cooke's elbow.
Cooke misses with a hook to the ribs.
Cain lands a body shot.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Cooke.
Cooke lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Cooke fails to land.
Cooke lands a nice shot to the body.
Cooke throws a head punch that misses.
Cooke misses with a hook from the clinch.
Still in the clinch, Cooke scores with a nice short uppercut.
Sea Level Cain has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Cooke misses with some punches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Cain.
Cooke lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cain blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Cain lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

Cooke breaks the clinch.
Cooke moves out of range of the strikes.
Cooke tries to land a body kick

and Cain decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Cooke's guard.
Sea Level Cain overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Cooke working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Cain.
Cooke preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Cooke keeping moving, preventing Cain from controlling successfully.
Cooke has his hands on Cain's head, controlling the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cooke working a defensive guard here.
Cain working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Cooke is controlling Cain's posture.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Cain fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Cooke looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Cain throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
A low kick from Cain is predictable there
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Cooke with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

And that's the end of the fight!
Matt Cooke comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Cooke 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 Chris Downing scores the fight 27:30
Judge Robert Twigg scores the fight 27:30
Judge Wesley Smith scores the fight 27:30

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

Matt Cooke bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: TGC 55: Dong vs Yoshida     
Date:   May 12, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Yung Hung Dong (ranked 156 p4p, 7 weight class) and Takashi Yoshida (ranked 326 p4p, 14 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

170 cm
23
145 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
165 cm
22
135 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Urban Fighter



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 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Yung Hung Dong!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Takashi Yoshida!
The judges for this bout are Wesley Smith, Chris Downing and Cecil Peabody.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yoshida tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Dong is able to avoid easily.
Dong ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yoshida moves away.
Yoshida misses with a right hand
letting Dong counter with a right hand.
Takashi Yoshida seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Dong looks to score with a jab to the body but Yoshida is just out of range.
Dong throws a head kick but Yoshida moves out of range.
Yoshida lands a nice leg kick that just misses Dong's sensitive parts.
Dong looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Yoshida loads up on a big right hand but Dong slips the punch.
Dong quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Dong checks the leg kick nicely there.
A telegraphed right hand from Yoshida misses the target.
Good leg kick by Yoshida there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Yoshida connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Dong momentarily.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Dong.
Yoshida lands with a good body shot.
Yoshida misses with a lunging right hand
and Dong counters with a straight right hand.
We've been informed that Yoshida 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.
Yoshida cracks Dong with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yoshida throws a body punch but Dong moves out of range.
Yoshida walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Yoshida misses with a lunging right hand
and Dong counters with a nice uppercut.
Yoshida throws out a leg kick but Dong moves out of range and Yoshida only half commits.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dong moves out of range of the body kick from Yoshida.
An attempted straight right counter from Dong misses the target.
Yoshida avoids a kick to the body.
Dong backing away here, and Yoshida unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yoshida. Dong does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yoshida scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Dong doesn't seem bothered though.
Yoshida tries a low kick but Dong avoids it.
Yoshida avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Yoshida feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Dong's calf.
Dong explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Dong misses with an attempted mid kick.
Dong tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Yoshida feints and then cracks Dong's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Dong down.
Dong looks to land a body kick but Yoshida moved away.
Yoshida throws a low kick but Dong moves out of range easily.
A jab from Yoshida misses.
Dong ducks under a wild hook from Yoshida.
Dong is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Yoshida.
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 Dong has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Dong and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Yoshida throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Good shot there by Yoshida.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A slapping leg kick lands for Dong.
Dong uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Yoshida.
Yoshida throws a leg kick which misses Dong's front leg but catches the back leg as Dong tries to avoid it.
Dong scores with a spinning back kick!
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Yoshida.
Yoshida lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Left hook, right uppercut from Yoshida.
Yoshida cracks a nice hook into Dong's ribs.
Yoshida lands a really nice looking cross but Dong seems unphased.
Dong checks a leg kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Dong.
Yoshida dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Dong. That did some damage!
Dong lands a leg kick that knocks Yoshida off balance momentarily.
Dong checks the leg kick nicely there.
Dong scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Dong throws a leg kick which misses Yoshida's front leg but catches the back leg as Yoshida tries to avoid it.
Yoshida lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Dong looks to land a combination but Yoshida avoids it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida misses with a low kick.
Yoshida throws a chopping leg kick but Dong manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Dong stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Yoshida.
Dong throws out a loose jab but Yoshida uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yoshida connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Dong will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Yoshida throws a shot to the body.
Yoshida throws a nice inside leg kick.
Yoshida throws a nice outside leg kick.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Yoshida.
Yoshida looks to throw the jab but Dong is out of range.
Yoshida finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A good leg kick by Yoshida.
Some bone on bone action there as Dong checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Dong blocks a leg kick.
Yoshida misses with an uppercut.
Yoshida tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Dong was well out of range. Poor timing from Yoshida.
Yoshida swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Dong.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Dong throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Yoshida sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Yoshida tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Dong misses with an attempted mid kick.
A lazy body kick from Dong
and Yoshida connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Nice defenses there by Dong.
Dong throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
An inside leg kick lands from Yoshida.
Dong ducks under a wild hook from Yoshida.
Dong scores with a jab.
Dong lands an overhand right.
Dong blocks a jab.
Yoshida misses with an uppercut. Dong saw that one coming.
A slapping leg kick lands for Dong.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yoshida moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Yoshida fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Dong has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Dong 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 misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Dong connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yoshida fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Dong.
Dong is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Yoshida throws a sloppy body shot
and Dong counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Yoshida connects with a solid leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Dong.
Yoshida lands a really nice looking cross but Dong seems unphased.
Yoshida misses with a low kick as Dong jumps back.
Dong throws a shot from downtown. Yoshida moves away and avoids it.
Yoshida now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Dong attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
As Dong backs off Yoshida throws a huge counter combo but Dong manages to avoid it all.
Dong throws out a loose jab but Yoshida uses good head movement to avoid it.
A little jabbing left from Yoshida on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Yoshida lands a jab to Dong's midsection.
A big left from Yoshida misses.
Dong has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Yoshida finds it's way round the side to connect with Dong's head.
Yoshida will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Yoshida dips to his left and cracks Dong with an uppercut!
Dong doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yoshida misses with a hook.
Dong 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.
Some bone on bone action there as Dong checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Yoshida swings for the body but Dong moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dong looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Yoshida throws a chopping leg kick but Dong manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Yoshida on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Yoshida throws a solid leg kick but Dong takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Yoshida.
Dong throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yoshida looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Dong fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Yoshida.
Yoshida throws an overhand right that lands on Dong's shoulder, as Dong tries to avoid the shot.
A slapping leg kick lands for Yoshida.
Yoshida throws a nice inside leg kick.
Dong tries a low kick but Yoshida avoids it.
Dong looks to score with a jab to the body but Yoshida is just out of range.
Dong cracks a nice hook into Yoshida's ribs.
Yoshida is looking to score with low kicks.
Dong on the wrong end of a nice jab.
An inside leg kick lands from Yoshida.
Yoshida scores with a 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!
Dong takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Good work by Dong as he checks the leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A slapping leg kick lands for Yoshida.
Yoshida thumps Dong with a low kick.
Dong misses with a wild body shot.
Dong tries to clinch up.
Yoshida was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Yoshida feints and then cracks Dong's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Dong down.
Dong takes a shot to the body in his stride.
A shot to the liver by Dong. Beautiful body shot.
Takashi Yoshida seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Dong throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Yoshida lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Yoshida throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Yoshida is looking to slow Dong down with leg kicks.
Dong throws a nice inside leg kick.
Yoshida takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Dong uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yoshida.
Dong throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Yoshida attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Yoshida will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Dong was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dong defending well as Yoshida loads up on a big left hand.
Dong swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Dong lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Yoshida throws a series of punches but Dong moves out of range.
Yoshida throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Dong thinks about countering with a body kick.
Yoshida scoring well with a low kick there.
Dong misses the shot to the body.
Dong looks to score with a jab to the body but Yoshida is just out of range.
Yoshida takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Dong gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Yoshida counters with a nice uppercut.
Dong's jab looks to have found its range, popping Yoshida under the eye.
Yoshida staying out of range there.
Dong walks into a left hand.
A looping hook to the body misses from Dong. Yoshida does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yoshida fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dong manages to avoid it.
Dong avoids a kick to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Dong rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Yoshida finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida scores with a spinning back kick!
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Dong might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Yoshida thumps Dong with a low kick.
Yoshida lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Dong uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yoshida.
Yoshida turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Dong is looking to land body kicks.
Yoshida lands with a thumping leg kick.
Yoshida throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Dong checks a leg kick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Dong checks a leg kick.
Yoshida thows a leg kick but Dong checks it
and Dong counters with a slapping leg kick.
Yoshida throws a low kick but it's checked well by Dong.
Dong tries to close the distance and clinch up but Yoshida swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Yoshida scoring well with a low kick there.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Dong checks a low kick from Yoshida.
Yoshida scores with a nice head shot.
Dong looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yoshida looks to land a body kick but Dong moved away.
Dong finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Dong's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Yoshida connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Dong scrambles back to his feet.
Dong avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Yoshida just misses with a punch to the body.
Yoshida misses with an uppercut. Dong saw that one coming.
Yoshida dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Dong. That did some damage!
Yoshida throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Dong slips a straight right by Yoshida.
Yoshida misses with a low kick.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Dong - that will leave a mark!
Yoshida lands with an overhand left.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yoshida throws a leg kick but Dong sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Yoshida has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Dong looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Yoshida throws a jab but it's blocked by Dong.
Yoshida ducks under a wild hook from Dong.
It seemed like Yoshida was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Yoshida lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Dong tries to close the distance and clinch but Yoshida swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Yoshida looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Dong avoids the body shot from Yoshida.
Yoshida lands an overhand right.
Dong throws a hook but Yoshida blocks it.
Yoshida takes a swing at Dong's ribcage but misses.
Nice body punch from Dong.
Yoshida fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dong manages to avoid it.
Yoshida is looking to chop away at Dong's legs.
Yoshida shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Dong misses with a low kick.
Yoshida sizes up Dong with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Dong steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Yoshida. That one must have hurt.
Yoshida lands a slapping body shot.
Yoshida jabs at Dong's body.
Dong blocks a jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Dong chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Yoshida will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dong lands a lovely overhand right.
Dong uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Yoshida.
Dong is looking to score with low kicks.
Yoshida pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Dong misses with an uppercut
and Yoshida counters with a good low kick that Dong was not able to check.
Dong uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Yoshida.

Dong closes the distance and clinches.
A head punch on the inside from Yoshida fails to land.
Dong tries to throw a body punch but Yoshida avoids it by throwing Dong back against the cage.
Dong jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Yoshida walks away with a smile on his face. Dong gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Yoshida fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Yoshida throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Dong sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Dong does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Yoshida appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
A nice inside leg kick there by Yoshida. That's going to slow Dong down.
Dong swings for the body but Yoshida moves out of range.
Yoshida looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dong looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Yoshida lands with a nice body punch.
Yoshida connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Dong's hands.
Yoshida lands a leg kick that knocks Dong off balance momentarily.
Yoshida throws a hook to the side of Dong's head but Dong sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Yoshida fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Dong tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Yoshida is able to avoid easily.
Dong fakes the leg kick and cracks Yoshida in the body.
Dong throws a leg kick
and Yoshida counters with an outside leg kick.
Yoshida avoids the body shot from Dong.
Dong 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.
Dong on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Dong avoids a kick to the body.
A big right from Yoshida misses.
Yoshida feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Dong's calf.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Dong takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Yoshida throws a leg kick which misses Dong's front leg but catches the back leg as Dong tries to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dong throws a wild body kick that Yoshida sees coming a mile off.
Yoshida scores with a nice body kick.
Dong checks a leg kick.
Yoshida on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Dong. Dong obviously looking to wear him down.
Dong throws a head kick that misses.
Dong tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Yoshida throws a body punch but Dong moves out of range.
Dong misses with a low kick.
Dong slips a straight right by Yoshida.
Yoshida connects with a right hand. Dong shakes it off.
Yoshida dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Dong. That did some damage!
Dong lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Yoshida swings for the body but Dong moves out of range.
Yoshida scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Good work by Yoshida as he checks the leg kick.
Yoshida slips under a jab from Dong.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Dong connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Yoshida scores with a hook.
Dong checks a low kick from Yoshida.
Dong tries to score with a low kick but Yoshida moves his leg out of the way.
Yoshida connects with a right hand. Dong shakes it off.
Dong jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Yoshida cracks a nice hook into Dong's ribs.
Dong tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Yoshida moves out of range of the leg kick from Dong.
A decent looking cross lands there for Yoshida.
Yoshida checks a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yoshida sizes up Dong with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Yoshida checks a leg kick.
Nice shot lands for Yoshida.
Yoshida keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Yoshida lands with a slapping head kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Dong lands with a good body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dong throws a leg kick but Yoshida sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Yoshida cracks Dong with a good jab.
Yoshida dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Dong lands with a slapping head kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Dong. Yoshida does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yoshida clobbers Dong with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Dong chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Yoshida can pounce on him.
Dong pivots, looking for a leg kick but Yoshida is out of range and Dong settles back down.
Dong scores with a nice strike.
Yoshida throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Dong counters with a nice uppercut.
Yoshida goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Dong throws out a leg kick but Yoshida moves out of range and Dong only half commits.
Dong pushes Yoshida away with a front kick.
Dong misses with a wild body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Yoshida scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Dong swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dong takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
A slow jab from Yoshida misses its intended target.
Dong throws a big shot that misses.
A solid body kick from Yoshida.
A cross from Dong lands.
Some bone on bone action there as Dong checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Yoshida checks a leg kick.
Yoshida avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Yoshida tries to land a leg kick but Dong saw it coming and moves away.
Dong throws a leg kick but Yoshida sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Dong misses with a low kick.
Dong throws a solid leg kick but Yoshida takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Dong.
Dong swings away with a leg kick that misses.
It seemed like Yoshida was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Dong slips under a jab.
Dong keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yoshida fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dong manages to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dong moves out of range as Yoshida throws a body kick.
Dong seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Dong swings for the body but Yoshida moves out of range.
Yoshida moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Yoshida steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Dong.
Dong staying out of range there.
Yoshida avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Dong swings for the body but Yoshida moves out of range.
Dong throws a body shot but no joy.
A solid leg kick lands there for Yoshida.
Dong lands a slapping body shot.
Yoshida is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Dong throws a half hearted mid kick.
Dong scores with a nice strike.
A nice inside leg kick there by Yoshida. That's going to slow Dong down.
Yoshida digs a good body shot into Dong's ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dong lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yoshida cracks Dong with an open hand slap.
Yoshida thumps Dong with a low kick.
Dong checks a leg kick nicely.
A low kick from Yoshida misses
and Dong counters with a body kick.
Dong throws a leg kick that misses.
Yoshida throws a leg kick
and Dong counters with a thumping low kick.
Yoshida stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Dong.
Dong scoring well with a low kick there.
Yoshida scores with a jab to the jaw.
Yoshida lands a nice looking kick to the body. Dong takes a step back to recover.
Yoshida thumps Dong with a low kick.
Dong connects with a nice looking jab.
Yoshida moves out of range as Dong throws a body kick.
Yoshida tries to land a front kick but Dong steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Takashi Yoshida will probably get the nod - 10:9.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Yoshida pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Yoshida checks a leg kick.
Dong uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Yoshida.
Dong fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Yoshida is out of range.
Yoshida attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Dong tried to counter with a leg kick but Yoshida avoided it.
Yoshida scores with a jab.
Yoshida throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Dong counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Good leg kick by Dong there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Yoshida scores with a hook.
Dong cracks the inside of Yoshida's front leg.
Yoshida feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Dong's calf.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dong loads up on a big right hand but Yoshida slips the punch.
Dong is looking to clinch.
Dong uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yoshida.
Yoshida has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Dong.
Dong throws a leg kick but Yoshida checks it.
Dong attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dong throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Yoshida counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
That kick from Yoshida tenderised Dong's leg. Dong is trying to keep his angry face on.
Yoshida lands a really nice looking cross but Dong seems unphased.
Dong on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Yoshida. Yoshida obviously looking to wear him down.
Dong throws a low kick but it's checked well by Yoshida.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Yoshida, as that shot connected.
Yoshida checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Yoshida connects with the punch.
Dong fails in his attempt to clinch.
Yoshida looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Yoshida is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Yoshida cracks Dong with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Yoshida takes a shot right to the bread basket.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Yoshida misses with a hook
and Dong counters with a low kick, right behind Yoshida 's knee.
Yoshida lands a body shot.
Dong lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Yung Hung Dong has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Yoshida digs a good hook to Dong's body.
Dong throws out a leg kick but Yoshida moves out of range and Dong only half commits.
A good leg kick by Yoshida.
Dong ducks under a wild hook from Yoshida.
Dong will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Yoshida connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Dong momentarily.
Dong on the wrong end of a nice hook.
A leg kick checked by Dong.
Yoshida chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Yoshida throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Dong blocks a low kick nicely.

Dong closes the distance and clinches.
Dong tries to work over Yoshida's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Yoshida working aggressively here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dong prevents a body shot from Yoshida.
Yoshida tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Dong's elbow.

Yoshida breaks from the clinch.
Yoshida scores with a jab to the head.
Yoshida cracks Dong with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Dong throws a low kick, looking for Yoshida's leg but Yoshida calmly moves out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Yoshida! But no joy.
Dong gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Yoshida sizes up Dong with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Dong throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yoshida feints a counter leg kick.
Yoshida misses with an attempted mid kick.
Dong keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Yoshida.
Dong walks into a left hand.
Yoshida gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Dong throws a low kick, looking for Yoshida's leg but Yoshida calmly moves out of range.
Yoshida motions for Dong to come forward. Yoshida throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Yoshida.
Yoshida has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Dong pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Dong swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Dong misses with a low kick.
Yoshida feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Dong's calf.
Yoshida slips under a jab from Dong.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Dong.
Yoshida throws a lazy right hand but Dong sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Dong appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Takashi Yoshida is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
A low kick from Yoshida is predictable there
and Dong counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Yoshida thinking.
Dong ducks under a wild hook from Yoshida.
A looping hook to the body misses from Dong. Yoshida does a little dance to reset his feet.
A slow jab from Dong misses its intended target.
Dong waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Yoshida.
A nice leg kick lands there from Yoshida.
Some bone on bone action there as Yoshida checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Yoshida lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

And that's the end of the fight!
Takashi Yoshida comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Yoshida 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Wesley Smith scores the fight 45:50
Judge Chris Downing scores the fight 46:49
Judge Cecil Peabody scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Takashi Yoshida!

Takashi Yoshida is the new bantamweight champion!
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