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Event: EMP Steve vs Papadopoulos     
Date:   Jan 20, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Joe Foreman (ranked 1474 p4p, 187 weight class) and Anthony Griffith (ranked 1463 p4p, 184 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

190 cm
23
235 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
225 cm
25
265 lbs
12 - 7 - 0
Decent wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

Sportivité

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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 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Joe Foreman !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Anthony Griffith!
The judges for this bout are Eddie Farnsworth, Anthony Taglia and Columbo Gatti.



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

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

Griffith is rocked!

It looks like Anthony Griffith has been cut.
Foreman cracks Griffith with a brutal left hook that knocks him out cold! This one is over in a flash! Game over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:10 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Joe Foreman !
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Event: GAMMA#753 DeNeville v Okah 2     
Date:   Jan 19, 2019

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ed Ruth (ranked 671 p4p, 105 weight class) and Skeng Man (ranked 1159 p4p, 180 weight class). The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

185 cm
33
213 lbs
26 - 15 - 0
200 cm
34
215 lbs
21 - 20 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

Urban Fighter
Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)



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 26 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ed Ruth!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 20 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Skeng Man!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Man staying out of range there.

Man scores with a takedown into Ruth's guard.
Ruth might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Man scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Man throws a big right hand that misses.
Ruth preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Ruth wants to sweep here but Man controlling him for the moment.
Ruth utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Man trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Man throws a big elbow that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ruth tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Ruth managing to control the position.
Man postures up and lands a big shot to Ruth's brow.
Man is looking to advance position but Ruth has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!


That's one minute gone in the round.
Ruth raining down hammerfists from mount.
Ruth landing strikes, looking to finish!
Man is working to get back to half guard.
Man wants to control but Ruth is having none of it.
Ruth prevents Man from getting the reversal.
Ruth with good strikes from the mount here!

Man is rocked!
Man swinging wildly from the bottom but he's not landing.
Man keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Ruth lands a heavy elbow.
Man is still in real trouble! Can Ruth finish him?
Man is wriggling around trying to escape.
Man seems to have recovered his senses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ruth tries to control but Man wriggling away.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ruth lands a heavy elbow.
Oooooh, big shot lands for Ruth! Man is hurt baaadly! Ruth is firing away with more strikes - Man is covering up... the ref is warning him to do something. He's just covering up though still and the ref has to step in to end the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:41 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ed Ruth!
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Event: GAMMA#753 DeNeville v Okah 2     
Date:   Jan 19, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Phil Arcuri (ranked 973 p4p, 122 weight class) and Tony Ramos (ranked 435 p4p, 53 weight class). The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

176 cm
34
168 lbs
23 - 13 - 0
175 cm
35
157 lbs
28 - 18 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Heavy handed

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Urban Fighter



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 23 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Phil Arcuri!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Tony Ramos !
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Timothy Bukovac and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ramos throws a shot to the body.
Ramos scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Ramos walks into a stiff left hand from Arcuri.
Arcuri misses the shot to the body.
Ramos is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Arcuri looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Nice defenses there by Arcuri.
Ramos paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Arcuri looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ramos just misses with a punch to the body.
Ramos missing with a left hand there. Arcuri was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Arcuri seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Arcuri lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ramos 's sensitive parts.
Arcuri throws a lazy uppercut
and Ramos cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Ramos has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Ramos looks to score with a jab to the body but Arcuri is just out of range.
Arcuri feinted with a counter takedown.
Ramos scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Ramos takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Arcuri throws a low kick but Ramos moves out of range easily.
Ramos swinging wildly here.
Ramos throws an overhand right that lands on Arcuri's shoulder, as Arcuri tries to avoid the shot.
Ramos cracks Arcuri with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Arcuri will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Arcuri keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ramos shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Ramos swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Arcuri dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

Ramos darts in and clinches Arcuri up against the cage.
Ramos is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Arcuri is keeping busy.
Ramos can't find room to land a body shot as Arcuri controls the action.
Ramos can't get the takedown.
Ramos blocking some punches.
A short uppercut from Arcuri.
Ramos looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Arcuri swings wildly with an uppercut but Ramos uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ramos blocks an uppercut.
Arcuri digs a right hand underneath Ramos 's ribcage. Ramos let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Ramos misses with some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Arcuri.
Arcuri presses Ramos against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Arcuri swings wildly with an uppercut but Ramos uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ramos can't get the takedown.
Ramos blocking some punches.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Ramos blocks an uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ramos lands with a light punch inside.
Arcuri tries to throw a body punch but Ramos avoids it by throwing Arcuri back against the cage.
Arcuri working aggressively here.
Ramos throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Arcuri misses with the head strike.
The referee is keeping an eye on Ramos - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Ramos throws an elbow that misses.
Ramos wants to take the fight to the mat but Arcuri manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Phil Arcuri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Tony Ramos .
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Ramos just misses with a elbow thrown towards Arcuri's brow.
A short right from Arcuri on the inside.
Arcuri tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ramos 's elbow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ramos is looking to take this one to the mat.
Arcuri lands a left hand.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Arcuri.
Arcuri avoids a wild elbow strike from Ramos .
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ramos .
Arcuri can't find room to land a body shot as Ramos controls the action.
Ramos blocking some punches.
Ramos stalling the fight.
A nice left hand lands by Arcuri.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Arcuri blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ramos blocks an uppercut.
Arcuri lands a hook that snaps the head of Ramos backwards.
Arcuri tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Arcuri misses with some punches.
Arcuri goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Arcuri gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Arcuri not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Ramos is looking to control Arcuri's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Ramos avoid being mounted?

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ramos keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Ramos gets full guard.
Arcuri loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Ramos keeping moving, preventing Arcuri from controlling successfully.
Ramos is trying to control the position but Arcuri postures up.
Arcuri trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Arcuri connects with a couple of short punches.
Arcuri has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Ramos controls Arcuri momentarily but Arcuri frees himself.

Ramos escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Arcuri gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Arcuri won't allow Ramos to sweep him here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ramos moves forwards but Arcuri connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Ramos looks to land a left hand but Arcuri moved out of range nicely.
Arcuri staying out of range there.
Ramos bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Arcuri moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Arcuri pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ramos takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Arcuri misses with a looping left.
Arcuri is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ramos can do to turn this around?
Ramos scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Tony Ramos seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Arcuri throws a nice outside leg kick.
Arcuri cracks a nice hook into Ramos 's ribs.
Arcuri avoids the body shot from Ramos .
Ramos uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Arcuri.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Ramos ! But no joy.
Arcuri takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ramos tries for a takedown but Arcuri circles away easily
and Arcuri counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

Arcuri tries to keep at a distance but Ramos has taken the fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ramos taking a breather.

Ramos breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Ramos throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ramos connects with a body shot that sends Arcuri's belly button to the back.
Ramos avoids the body shot from Arcuri.
Ramos throws a looping overhand right but Arcuri ducks down to avoid it.
Ramos on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Ramos lands a really nice looking cross but Arcuri seems unphased.
Arcuri throws out a loose jab but Ramos uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ramos looks to throw the jab but Arcuri is out of range.
Arcuri throws a leg kick which misses Ramos 's front leg but catches the back leg as Ramos tries to avoid it.
Arcuri throws a body shot but no joy.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Ramos is defended easily by Arcuri.
Ramos looks to score with a jab to the body but Arcuri is just out of range.
Tony Ramos seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Arcuri.
Arcuri takes a swing at Ramos 's ribcage but misses.
Ramos with the counter takedown but Arcuri avoids it easily.
Ramos misses with the combination.
Ramos slaps away a takedown attempt from Arcuri, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Ramos shoots in and drives through. Arcuri sprawls well.
Arcuri is looking to counter punch.
Phil Arcuri has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Tony Ramos .
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Arcuri wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Ramos throws a jab but it's blocked by Arcuri.
Arcuri just misses with a punch to the body.
Arcuri lands a jab.
Arcuri misses with a wild body shot.
Arcuri throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Arcuri 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 Ramos has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Ramos and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Arcuri throws a leg kick but Ramos sees it coming and checks it nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ramos throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Arcuri sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ramos keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ramos fails with an attempt to clinch.
Ramos misses with a hook. Arcuri ducked under it nicely.
Arcuri misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ramos .
Ramos bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ramos ducks under a wild hook from Arcuri.
Ramos waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Arcuri.
Arcuri lands with a right hand.
Ramos throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Arcuri staying out of range there.
Arcuri swings for the body but Ramos moves out of range.
Arcuri uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ramos .
Ramos swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Arcuri.
Ramos misses with a straight left.
A leg kick checked by Ramos .

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ramos throws a looping overhand right but Arcuri ducks down to avoid it.
Ramos looks to score with a jab to the body but Arcuri is just out of range.
Ramos ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Arcuri moves away.
Sloppy strikes from Ramos . Those never looked like landing.
Arcuri fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ramos manages to avoid it.
Ramos misses with a body punch
and Arcuri counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ramos throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Arcuri sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A decent looking cross lands there for Arcuri.
Ramos scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Arcuri swings for the body but Ramos moves out of range.
Ramos dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Arcuri throws an off balance right hand
and Ramos counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Ramos throws a lazy uppercut
and Arcuri counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Arcuri lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Ramos keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Arcuri misses with a shot to the body
and Ramos counters with a straight right hand.
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 Phil Arcuri will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Ramos throws a nice looking combination but Arcuri bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
A swing and a miss from Arcuri.
A big left from Arcuri misses.
A jab from Ramos misses.
It looked like Arcuri was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Ramos .
Arcuri slips a straight right by Ramos .
Ramos throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jab from Ramos .
Ramos missing with a left hand there. Arcuri was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Arcuri ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

Arcuri scores with a takedown into Ramos 's guard.
Ramos keeping full guard, as Arcuri tries to pass.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Arcuri pushing down on Ramos 's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Ramos blocking the ground and pound attempt from Arcuri.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ramos trying to hold on to Arcuri's head to control him but Arcuri postures up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ramos trying to control here but he's found himself mounted! Oh no!
Ramos tries to hold on but Arcuri pushes him away.

Arcuri working for a guillotine from mount but Ramos is in no mood to give up.
Ramos working to try and regain half guard.
Ramos manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Ramos tries to get to full guard but Arcuri has control of the leg.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ramos takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Arcuri trying to control the action but Ramos is working from the bottom.
Arcuri drops an elbow to the side of Ramos 's head.
Ramos is looking for a sweep. Arcuri is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Arcuri takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Arcuri drops an elbow to the side of Ramos 's head.
Arcuri landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Ramos keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Ramos gets back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Ramos is looking for a triangle here but Arcuri uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
Arcuri has knee on belly and now moves to full mount! Trouble for Ramos !
A nice elbow there by Arcuri.
Arcuri landing shots from mount.
Arcuri landing punches.

Ramos is rocked!
Arcuri loads up on a couple of big shots to the head that have Ramos scrambling to escape. He can't get free though and several more unanswered shots from Arcuri land to the head. The referee has no choice but to stop the fight. Arcuri stands and salutes the crowd.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:57 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Phil Arcuri!
Phil Arcuri tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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Event: DARE 95     
Date:   Jan 19, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Kevin Shinnie (ranked 2250 p4p, 267 weight class) and Vladimir Kovalev (ranked 1663 p4p, 207 weight class). Kevin Shinnie could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Vladimir Kovalev's chin.

190 cm
29
275 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
207 cm
28
260 lbs
16 - 8 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Sin City Allstars



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 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kevin Shinnie!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Vladimir Kovalev!
The judges for this bout are Radbod Blank, Paulsen Ambrosius and Albert Achterberg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kovalev throws a sloppy head kick and Shinnie moves out of range easily.
Kovalev displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Shinnie throws out the jab.
Kovalev looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A big right from Shinnie misses.
Shinnie throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
A big right from Shinnie misses.
Shinnie throws a hook to the side of Kovalev's head but Kovalev sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A little jabbing left from Kovalev on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Shinnie has been working on his boxing with his coaches at 3Band MMA ($800/week) in the buildup to the fight.
Shinnie stuns Kovalev with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Some wild striking there from Shinnie.
Kovalev is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Shinnie with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Shinnie throws an overhand right that lands on Kovalev's shoulder, as Kovalev tries to avoid the shot.
Shinnie throws a nice looking combination but Kovalev bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Kovalev looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kovalev throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kovalev uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Shinnie.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kovalev! But no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Shinnie throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Shinnie throws an off balance right hand
and Kovalev counters with a stiff right hand.
Shinnie throws an overhand right that lands on Kovalev's shoulder, as Kovalev tries to avoid the shot.
Shinnie jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kovalev staying out of range there.
Kovalev moves forwards but Shinnie connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Kovalev tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Shinnie avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kovalev takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Kovalev throws a lazy uppercut
and Shinnie connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Shinnie looks to land a right hand but Kovalev moved out of range.
Kovalev swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
The fighters circling - Shinnie throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kovalev doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Shinnie throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Shinnie misses with a double jab.
Shinnie throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Kovalev counters with a straight right hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Shinnie scores with a jab to the body.
Shinnie misses with a straight left.
Kovalev swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A jab from Kovalev finds it's way through Shinnie's defenses.
Kevin Shinnie seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Shinnie connects with an inside leg kick.
Shinnie misses with a leg kick
and Kovalev counters with a right hand to the body.
Shinnie is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Kovalev's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Shinnie throws a lazy uppercut
and Kovalev counters with a stiff right hand.
Kovalev throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shinnie cracks Kovalev with a good jab.
Kovalev throws a nice head kick!
Kovalev slips under a jab.
Shinnie throws a shot to the body.
Shinnie moves out of range of the strikes.
Shinnie throws a big counter combination but Kovalev scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Shinnie avoids the body shot from Kovalev.
A swing and a miss from Shinnie.
Shinnie lands with an overhand left.
Shinnie throws a right hand that misses
and Kovalev cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

It looks like Kevin Shinnie has been cut.
Shinnie scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Shinnie throws a body shot but no joy.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kovalev. Shinnie does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Shinnie swings for the body but Kovalev moves out of range.
Shinnie throws a lazy right hand but Kovalev sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kovalev now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Kovalev lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Shinnie at a distance.
Shinnie misses with an uppercut. Kovalev saw that one coming.
Shinnie misses with a two punch combination.
Kovalev scores with a nice head shot.
Kovalev cracks Shinnie with a good jab.
Shinnie scores with a leg kick.
Shinnie throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Kovalev.
Kovalev displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Shinnie throws out the jab.
Kovalev on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Shinnie. Shinnie obviously looking to wear him down.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kovalev throws a lazy right hand but Shinnie sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kovalev blocks the body kick.
Kovalev throws out a counter right but Shinnie avoids it with no problem.
Kovalev lands a jab to the head.
Shinnie lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.

It looks like Vladimir Kovalev has been cut.
Shinnie scores with a punch to the head.
Shinnie showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Kovalev.
Shinnie throws out a loose jab but Kovalev uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kovalev let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Shinnie swings widly with a right hand
and Kovalev counters with a nice uppercut.
Kovalev throws a good cross that connects.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kovalev. Shinnie does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kovalev tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shinnie ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kovalev moves away.
Kovalev with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Shinnie to score with a decent uppercut.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kovalev. Shinnie does a little dance to reset his feet.
Shinnie takes one to the side of the head.
Kovalev avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Shinnie missing with a left hand there. Kovalev was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kovalev has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Shinnie throws a poor cross that misses
and Kovalev counters with a big right hand! Oh Shinnie is in trouble here! Kovalev follows up with more strikes and that's it! The ref has stopped it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:39 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Vladimir Kovalev!
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FIGHT
RATING
55%

 

Event: GC 271     
Date:   Jan 18, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Darry Curtis (ranked 3818 p4p, 402 weight class) and Sampson Shain (ranked 3408 p4p, 361 weight class). Curtis's entrance music is The Outsiders 'Stay Gold' by Stevie Wonder . A fine choice. On his way into the cage it seems that Darry Curtis has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Darry Curtis seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

177 cm
28
161 lbs
15 - 7 - 0
175 cm
27
165 lbs
10 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Purple Belt
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Darry Curtis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Sampson Shain!
The judges for this bout are George Francis, Frank Dennis and Chris Downing.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Shain keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Curtis.
A countering left hand to the body from Shain misses.
Good standup being displayed there by Curtis as he connects with a hook.
Curtis throws a sloppy head kick and Shain moves out of range easily.
We've been informed that Shain 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.
Curtis listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Curtis swings for the body but Shain moves out of range.
Shain throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Curtis stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Curtis scores with a jab.
Shain throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Curtis works Shain's body with a nice hook.

Curtis moves into range and clinches up with Shain.
Shain misses with a short punch on the inside.
Shain with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Curtis looking to stall.
Shain creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Curtis lands a left hand.

Curtis's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Crunch! Curtis slams his shin into Shain's torso.
Shain comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Curtis blocks a head kick by Shain.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shain throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Curtis slips a straight right by Shain.
Curtis connects with a solid leg kick.
Shain throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Curtis throws a body shot but no joy.
Shain shapes to counter with a head kick.
Curtis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Shain moves out of range of the strikes.
Curtis misses with a body kick.
Curtis throws a leg kick but Shain moved away.
Curtis has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Ground Zero in the buildup to the fight.
Curtis takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Curtis tries to move into range but Shain moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Shain looking to land some kicks to the body here.
It looked like Curtis wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Shain feints and then cracks Curtis's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Curtis down.
Shain takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Curtis looks to throw the jab but Shain is out of range.
A swing and a miss from Shain.
Curtis keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Shain.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Curtis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A slow jab from Curtis misses its intended target.
Shain just misses with a punch to the body.
Shain looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Shain throws a push kick but Curtis slaps the foot to one side.
Curtis tries to clinch up.
Shain looks for the body kick but Curtis saw that one coming.
Shain is looking to clinch but Curtis is avoiding it.
Curtis thumps Shain with a low kick.
Curtis throws a leg kick but Shain checks it.
Curtis throws a right hand that Shain ducks under and follows up with a left that Shain also avoids with ease.
Shain throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Curtis sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Curtis misses with an uppercut.
A jab from Shain misses.
Curtis moves away from the strike by Shain.
Curtis scores with a leg kick.
Shain slips a straight right by Curtis.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shain throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Shain throws a quick inside leg kick.

Shain takes the fight into the clinch.
Shain throws a head punch that misses.
Shain tries a knee to the head but Curtis blocks it.
Curtis throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A nice left hand lands by Curtis.
Shain working aggressively here.
Shain scores with a shoulder strike.
Shain throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Curtis blocks it with crossed arms.
A left hand lands to the body for Curtis.
Curtis dodges an elbow strike from Shain.
Curtis stalling in the clinch but Shain improves position.
With the fighters up against the cage, Shain throws an elbow but misses.
Curtis misses with some punches.
Curtis lands a right hand.
Nice body punch from Shain - that landed with a thud.
Shain with an attempt at a knee that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Shain has a couple of punches blocked by Curtis.

Curtis pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Curtis misses with a hook.
Shain moves into range and connects with a jab.
Curtis misses with a hook.
Curtis looks for the body kick but Shain saw that one coming.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Curtis checks a leg kick.
Curtis throws a hook but Shain blocks it.
Shain walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

It looks like Sampson Shain has been cut.
Shain feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Curtiss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Shain comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Shain misses with an uppercut
letting Curtis counter with a right hand.
Shain gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Curtis.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Curtis looks to throw the jab but Shain is out of range.
Curtis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Shain unleashes a big counter combination but Curtis bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Shain throws a hook but Curtis blocks it.
Shain uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Curtis.
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 Darry Curtis will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sampson Shain's cut.
That's time! Curtis's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Shain misses with an uppercut. Curtis saw that one coming.
A punch lands to the side of Shain 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Shain fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Curtis manages to avoid it.
Curtis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Shain.
Curtis misses with a leg kick.
Darry Curtis is winning the standup battle so far.
Shain checks a low kick from Curtis.
Shain staying out of range there.
Shain is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Curtis with a body shot.
Curtis ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Nice shot lands for Curtis.
Shain throws a jab but it's blocked by Curtis.
Shain checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Curtis takes a jab right on the kisser.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Curtis misses with a few strikes there.
Curtis throws the left hand but Shain avoids the punch easily.
A telegraphed right hand from Curtis misses the target.

Curtis closes the distance and clinches.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Shain lands a hook to the side of the head.
Sampson Shain seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shain is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Shain ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Shain staying out of range there.
Shain scores with a one two! Curtis had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.

It looks like Darry Curtis has been cut.
Curtis throws an off balance right hand
and Shain counters with an outside leg kick.
Shain connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Curtis's hands.
Curtis throws a big shot that misses.
Curtis takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Nice cross by Curtis.
Shain misses with a body shot.
Curtis misses with a few strikes there.
Shain throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Curtis throws a shot from downtown. Shain moves away and avoids it.
Shain looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Curtis throws a leg kick but Shain checks it.
Curtis checks the leg kick.
Curtis moves out of range as Shain strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Shain looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Curtis throws a jab but it's blocked by Shain.
Curtis throws a nice looking combination but Shain bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Nice shot lands for Curtis.
Shain throws a sloppy body shot
and Curtis counters with an outside leg kick.
Nice shot by Curtis.
Curtis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Curtis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Shain.
The crowd cheers as Shain lands an impressive looking overhand right. Curtis doesn't seem phased though.
Shain throws a body punch but Curtis moves out of range.
Shain throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Shain throws a lazy right hand but Curtis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Shain throws a big shot that misses.
Curtis misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Shain.
Shain lands a jab to the head.
Curtis misses with a head kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Shain.
Curtis on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Shain. Shain obviously looking to wear him down.
Shain ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Curtis.
It seemed like Shain was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Shain scores with a body shot.
Curtis 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.
Shain ducks under a wild hook from Curtis.
Curtis misses with a low kick.
Shain swinging wildly here.
It looked like Curtis wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Shain pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Shain throws a jab when Curtis was well out of range.
Shain connects with a body shot that sends Curtis's belly button to the back.
Curtis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Curtis throws a jab but it's blocked by Shain.
Shain is looking to chop away at Curtis's legs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Shain pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Curtis lands a jab-cross combination.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Curtis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Shain.
Shain rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Curtis moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Curtis throws a front kick aimed at Shain's knee but Shain avoids it well.
Shain throws a lazy head kick
and Curtis counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Curtis throws a wild body kick that Shain sees coming a mile off.
Shain throws a nice inside leg kick.
Shain misses with a head kick.
Shain keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Curtis.
Curtis throws a hook to the side of Shain's head but Shain sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Shain fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Curtis manages to avoid it.
Shain connects with a solid leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Shain showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Curtis.
No joy there for Shain, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Sampson Shain will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
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. And we move into the final round!


Curtis lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Shain throws a head kick that half lands.
Shain throws a head kick that misses.
Curtis loads up on a big right hand but Shain slips the punch.
A leg kick checked by Curtis.
Shain staying out of range there.
Curtis avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Curtis thows a left - swing and a miss!
Curtis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Shain works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Shain gets cracked there but stands up to it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Shain blocks a head kick by Curtis.
Shain throws a head kick that misses.
A jab from Shain misses.
Curtis doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Shain scores with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Curtis tests Shain's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A good leg kick by Shain.
Curtis is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Curtis staying out of range there.
Curtis throwing a counter right hand but Shain manages to avoid it.
Curtis throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Shain lands with a shot to the body.
Curtis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Curtis missing with a left hand there. Shain was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Shain misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Curtis is looking to counter punch.
Shain lands with a cross.
Curtis shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Shain appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
A head kick misses from Shain.
Curtis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Curtis tried to score with a low kick but Shain checks it.
Curtis tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Shain paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Curtis slips a jab from Shain.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot by Curtis.
A telegraphed right hand from Curtis misses the target.
Curtis connects with a looping right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Curtis takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Shain fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Curtis on the side of the head.
Shain displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Curtis throws out the jab.
Curtis connects with a crisp jab.
Curtis misses with an uppercut. Shain saw that one coming.
Nice straight punches there by Shain. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Shain.
Shain missing with a left hand there. Curtis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Shain misses with an uppercut.
A jab from Curtis misses.
Curtis pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
It seemed like Shain was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Curtis misses with a lunging right hand
and Shain counters with a nice uppercut.
Curtis misses with a looping left.
Curtis digs a good body shot into Shain's ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shain tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
The fighters circle momentarily. Curtis darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Shain cracks the inside of Curtis's front leg.
Shain slips under a jab.
Curtis takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Shain defending well as Curtis loads up on a big left hand.
Shain throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
As Shain looks to move away, Curtis throws a big counter combo but Shain just gets out of the way.
Shain lands a nice looking body kick.
Shain lands a right hook to the body.
Curtis takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Shain looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Curtis dodges the punch combination from Shain.
Curtis looks to throw a body kick
letting Shain counter with a right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Curtis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Shain.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Curtis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Shain manages to avoid it.
Shain throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Shain slips a straight right by Curtis.
Shain swats away the attempt to clinch by Curtis.

Shain rushes Curtis and presses him up against the cage.
Shain looking to throw knees to the head but Curtis is blocking nicely.
Shain lands a body punch in the clinch.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Shain lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Curtis.
Shain pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Curtis is struggling to control the position.

Curtis's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Shain missing with a left hand there. Curtis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

Shain darts in and clinches Curtis up against the cage.
Curtis blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sampson Shain comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Shain 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 George Francis scores the fight 28:29
Judge Frank Dennis scores the fight 28:29
Judge Chris Downing scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sampson Shain!
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pop
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RATING
76%

 

Event: GAMMA#752 SissyPants v Kruger     
Date:   Jan 12, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Yoshihiro Asai (ranked 254 p4p, 31 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 224 p4p, 26 weight class). Yeboah has chosen Lionel Richie - All Night Long as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
32
140 lbs
23 - 12 - 1
172 cm
33
147 lbs
24 - 18 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)

Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing
Urban Fighter



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 23 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Yoshihiro Asai !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Asai swings widly with a right hand
and Yeboah counters with a slapping leg kick.
Yeboah has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Asai is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Yeboah uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Asai has time to react.
Asai swings for the body but Yeboah moves out of range.
Asai fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
Asai with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Yeboah to score with a decent uppercut.
Yeboah waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Asai .
Asai changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

Asai darts in and clinches Yeboah up against the cage.
A short left from Asai .
Asai misses with a knee to the head.
Yeboah blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Yeboah lands a left hand.
Asai looking to throw knees to the head but Yeboah is blocking nicely.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Yeboah struggles to land a body shot inside as Asai controls his hands.
Yeboah tries for a takedown but Asai manages to get underhooks.
Yeboah throws a head punch that misses.
Asai tries a body shot but Yeboah blocks it.
Asai blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Asai blocking some punches.
Asai landing knees to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Yeboah on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Yeboah misses with the head strike.
Asai looking to throw knees to the head but Yeboah is blocking nicely.
Asai prevents the takedown attempt.
Asai blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Asai is trying to force a seperation but Yeboah has the dominant position.
Asai tries a body shot but Yeboah blocks it.
Yeboah goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Asai tries to circle away but Yeboah has him pinned against the cage.
Yeboah lands a hook to the side of the head.
Yeboah is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Asai to keep the fight standing.
Yoshihiro Asai has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sambulo Yeboah.

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

Asai moves into the clinch.
Asai blocks a body shot from Yeboah.
Asai lands a left hand that snaps the head of Yeboah backwards.
Asai struggles to land a body shot inside as Yeboah controls his hands.
Knees in the clinch landing for Asai .
Yeboah working hard to break the clinch.
Yeboah is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Asai gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Asai doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Asai 's elbow.
Yeboah has a couple of punches blocked by Asai .
A quick uppercut on the inside from Asai .
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Asai creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with 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!

Asai manages to break the clinch.
Asai dips to his left and cracks Yeboah with an uppercut!
Asai lands with a cross.
Yeboah slips a straight right by Asai .
Asai lands a nice hook to Yeboah's body. Yeboah takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Yeboah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Asai lands with a hook. Yeboah tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Yeboah cracks Asai with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Yeboah misses with a head kick.
Yoshihiro Asai seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Asai moves forwards but Yeboah connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Yeboah scores with a crisp jab that stopped Asai in his tracks.
Asai swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Asai turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Asai connects with a single shot there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Asai connects with a right hand. Yeboah shakes it off.
A punch lands to the side of Yeboah 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Yeboah just misses with a punch to the body.
A slow jab from Yeboah misses its intended target.
Yeboah misses with a body kick.
Yeboah avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Asai misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yeboah.
A countering left hand to the body from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Asai scores with a hook.
Asai checks a leg kick.
Asai jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Yeboah keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Asai .
Yoshihiro Asai is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Asai looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Yeboah shoots in looking for a takedown but Asai manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Yeboah's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Yeboah moves out of range of the body kick from Asai .
Yeboah tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Asai paws at him with a jab and circles away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Asai slips a jab from Yeboah.
Yeboah throws a low kick but Asai moves out of range easily.
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!
Asai throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yeboah with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Asai to score with a decent uppercut.
Asai tries to close the distance and clinch up but Yeboah swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Asai showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Yeboah.
Yeboah misses with a hook. Asai ducked under it nicely.
Yeboah fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Asai avoids it really well and circles away.
Asai throws a body kick that misses.
Yeboah takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yeboah throws a front kick aimed at Asai 's knee but Asai avoids it well.
Asai with a hook.
Asai avoids the head kick by Yeboah.
Asai lands a nice leg kick that just misses Yeboah's sensitive parts.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Asai blocks a head kick by Yeboah.
A big left from Asai misses.
Yeboah throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Asai takes a swing at Yeboah's ribcage but misses.
Asai swings wildly with a couple of big hooks

and Yeboah counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.

Asai has managed to escape just enough to sneak back to his feet but Yeboah is on him like a limpet, forcing Asai back against the cage.

Yeboah breaks the clinch.
Yeboah throws a leg kick but Asai checks it.
Asai is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Yeboah keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yoshihiro Asai is winning the standup battle so far.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Yeboah checks a leg kick.
Asai just misses with a punch to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yeboah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Asai was well out of range. Poor timing from Yeboah.
Yeboah thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Asai if he has to take too many more of those.

Asai has closed the distance and engaged Yeboah in a clinch.
Yeboah misses with a hook from the clinch.
Yeboah has Asai pressed against the cage, preventing Asai from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Yeboah as Asai tries to tie him up.
Yoshihiro Asai has scored more points in the clinch so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Asai tries to stall but Yeboah uses the opportunity to gain a better position.

Asai breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Good leg kick by Yeboah there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Asai scores with a decent looking hook.
Asai pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Nice shot by Asai .
Asai connects with a leg kick. Yeboah looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Yeboah throws a one two combo.
Asai throws a hook to the side of Yeboah's head but Yeboah sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Asai avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
As Yeboah looks to move away, Asai throws a big counter combo but Yeboah just gets out of the way.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Yeboah.
Good exchange - Asai coming out on top.
Asai throws out a loose jab but Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid it.
Asai is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Yeboah can do to turn this around?
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yeboah takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Asai attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Nice shot lands for Asai .

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Yeboah tries to land a leg kick but Asai saw it coming and moves away.
Asai misses the jab.
Yeboah checks a leg kick nicely.

Asai instigates a clinch.
Asai lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Yeboah backwards.
Yeboah lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Yeboah misses with a punch to the body.
Yeboah working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Asai blocks an uppercut.
Yeboah misses with a body punch.
Yeboah lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Asai backwards.
Yeboah has a couple of punches blocked by Asai .
Asai lands a knee to the body.
Asai blocks an uppercut.

Yeboah manages to break the clinch.
Asai is looking to land body kicks.
Yeboah circles away from the clinch attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Asai looks to throw the jab but Yeboah is out of range.
Yeboah misses with a leg kick.
Asai jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Yeboah keeps Asai at a distance using the push kick.
Yeboah cracks Asai with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Asai thumps Yeboah with a low kick.
Yeboah tries to land a body kick
and Asai connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Yeboah misses with a body shot.
Asai buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Asai lands with a right hand.
Asai bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Asai uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Asai misses with a low kick.
Asai pulls out of a head kick attempt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Asai lands an overhand right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Asai looks to score with a jab to the body but Yeboah is just out of range.
Asai checks a leg kick.
A slow jab from Asai misses its intended target.
Yeboah tries for a takedown but Asai sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Asai checks a leg kick.
Asai fails in his attempt to clinch.
The crowd cheers as Yeboah lands an impressive looking overhand right. Asai doesn't seem phased though.
Yeboah connects with a nice looking jab.
Asai ducks under a wild hook from Yeboah.
Asai blocks a head kick by Yeboah.
Asai throws a quick counter kick to the body but Yeboah avoids it.
Asai punishes Yeboah's body with a nice straight punch.
Yeboah displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Asai throws out the jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Asai ducks under a wild hook from Yeboah.
Yeboah moves out of range of the body kick.
Yeboah steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Yeboah misses with an attempted mid kick.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yeboah walks into a stiff left hand from Asai .
The fighters circling - Asai throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Yeboah looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Asai misses the shot to the body.
It seemed like Yeboah was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Yeboah swings for the body but Asai moves out of range.
Asai tries a head kick but it misses.
A low kick from Asai is predictable there
and Yeboah cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Yeboah takes the fight into the clinch.
Yeboah tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Asai obliges.
Asai lands a right hand.
Asai tries a body shot but Yeboah blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice right hand lands inside from Asai .
Yeboah working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Yeboah fails to land.
Yeboah swings away with an uppercut that misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Asai .
A short left from Asai .
Yeboah has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Asai 's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Asai working aggressively here.
Asai misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Yeboah.
Yeboah misses with the head strike.
Yeboah has had enough of the clinch but Asai keeps him there for the moment.
Asai trying to control the position but instead, Yeboah has worked for underhooks and has pushed Asai into the cage.

Asai manages to break the clinch.
Asai throws a poor cross that misses
and Yeboah counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Asai stalks Yeboah and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Yeboah's face. Yeboah staggers backwards, shaken.
Asai looks to land a right hand but Yeboah moved out of range.
Yeboah stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Asai .
Yeboah moves out of range of the body kick from Asai .
A countering left hand to the body from Yeboah misses.
Asai lands a lovely overhand right.
A jab from Asai misses.
Yeboah misses with a head kick.
Yeboah tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Asai manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Yeboah has Asai up against the cage in a clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Yeboah pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Yeboah is looking to clinch.
Asai moves out of range of the strikes.
Yeboah throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Yeboah uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Asai .
Asai misses with a low kick.
That kick from Asai tenderised Yeboah's leg. Yeboah is trying to keep his angry face on.
A head kick by Asai misses
and Asai takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Yeboah misses with a left hand
and Asai counters with a straight right hand.
Asai lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Asai throws a lazy right hand but Yeboah sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Yeboah tries a quick counter leg kick but Asai is wise to it.
Asai throws a body punch but Yeboah moves out of range.
Yeboah ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Asai throws a shot from downtown. Yeboah moves away and avoids it.
Yeboah shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.

Asai rushes Yeboah and presses him up against the cage.
Asai throws a knee to the head but misses.
Asai taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Asai blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A nice left hand lands by Asai .
Yeboah lands a left hand.
Yeboah misses with some punches.
Sambulo Yeboah has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

Yeboah pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Asai misses with an uppercut. Yeboah saw that one coming.
Asai turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Nice takedown defense from Asai . No joy for Yeboah on that attempt.
Asai throws a low kick but Yeboah avoids it.
Asai throws a quick inside leg kick.
Asai connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Yeboah's hands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Asai throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Yeboah stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Asai cracks the inside of Yeboah's front leg.
Asai takes one on the button.
Asai tries to bum rush Yeboah with a series of wild strikes but Yeboah uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Yeboah throws a leg kick but Asai sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Yeboah misses with a kick to the body.
Asai connects with a body shot that sends Yeboah's belly button to the back.
Asai connects with a solid leg kick.
Asai connects with a solid leg kick.
Yeboah connects with a solid leg kick.
Yoshihiro Asai is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Yeboah stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Asai .
That kick from Asai tenderised Yeboah's leg. Yeboah is trying to keep his angry face on.
Asai scores with a nice right hand.
Asai scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Yeboah tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Asai paws at him with a jab and circles away.

And that's the end of the fight!
Yoshihiro Asai showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Asai 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 Frank Antenori scores the fight 30:27
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 30:27
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Yoshihiro Asai !
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hype
A | B
pop
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mgr
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RATING
78%

 

Event: GAMMA#751 Imbula v Wrexham     
Date:   Jan 05, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Jiri Sayonara (ranked 201 p4p, 24 weight class) and Ace Rob (ranked 122 p4p, 12 weight class). Sayonara comes to the cage accompanied by Edge Of The Blade. 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
35
138 lbs
30 - 16 - 1
170 cm
28
143 lbs
14 - 9 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Groove Gear

OLIMPO



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 30 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jiri Sayonara!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Ace Rob!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rob throws a hook but Sayonara blocks it.
Rob misses with an uppercut
and Sayonara counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Rob throws a poor cross that misses
and Sayonara connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Sayonara throws out a powerful jab.
Sayonara misses with a hook

and Rob counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Sayonara!
Rob misses with the ground and pound.
Sayonara can't do much from the bottom here.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sayonara is trying to get back to half guard.

Rob wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Sayonara, who protects the arm well.
Sayonara can't do much from the bottom here.
Sayonara is trying to get back to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sayonara struggling a bit here.

Rob is trying to get an arm triangle but Sayonara is defending well.
Rob misses with the ground and pound.

Rob is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Sayonara has escaped the position, nice work there.
Sayonara sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Sayonara makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Sayonara.
Sayonara controls Rob momentarily but Rob frees himself.
Rob scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Rob has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rob trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Rob landing with the ground and pound.
Rob is pushing down on Sayonara's leg trying to pass to half guard. Sayonara is fighting to maintain full guard but Rob has managed to sneak the leg through.
Sayonara blocking the ground and pound attempt from Rob.
Sayonara works his way to full guard. Good work.
Sayonara is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Rob avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Sayonara.
Rob trying to control from the bottom.
Sayonara throwing shots but Rob is blocking nicely.
Sayonara wants to free his trapped foot but Rob is holding on for dear life with his legs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rob tries to get to full guard but Sayonara has control of the leg.
Sayonara throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Rob to regain full guard.
Rob working a defensive guard here.
Sayonara trying to control the position from guard on top but Rob is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Sayonara stopping the sweep attempt from Rob.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Rob controls Sayonara momentarily but Sayonara frees himself.
Sayonara trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Rob is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


Rob is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Sayonara defends it well.

Sayonara looking for submissions off his back.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Sayonara missing with punches from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Rob shoots in for a double leg but Sayonara sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
It looked like Sayonara was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Rob.
No joy there for Sayonara, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Sayonara connects with a body shot.

Rob shoots in for a takedown and gets it.

Rob is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Sayonara doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Rob.

Rob seems to be looking for submissions.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.

Rob is looking for a kimura here.
Sayonara tries to roll over but Rob keeps him under control.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Rob wants to work for an arm triangle but Sayonara is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Rob is thwarting Sayonara's attempts to control the position.
Rob is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.

Rob is working for a kimura but Sayonara is defending it quite comfortably.
Sayonara manages to get to full guard.
Sayonara keeping moving, preventing Rob from controlling successfully.

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.
Sayonara is trying to control the position but Rob postures up.

Sayonara is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Rob defends well.
Sayonara really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.

Rob drops back looking for a leg! Sayonara is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Sayonara manages to kick Rob off! Rob jumps back into Sayonara's guard.
Rob tries to free his leg and advance position but Sayonara is retaining full guard.
Rob throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Rob wants to pass the guard but Sayonara is keeping the position.

Sayonara looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Rob has picked Sayonara up and slammed him! Sayonara can't keep hold of the triangle and Rob manages to pass to side control!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rob working away.
Sayonara is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Rob off and has taken his back!
Sayonara is landing with strikes from the back.
Sayonara misses with punches from the back.
You can see the frustration on Rob's face… He knows he is in trouble unless he improves his position sooner rather than later.
Sayonara struggling to land strikes to the head as Rob covers up.
Sayonara biding his time, controlling Rob.
Rob tries to escape the position - he's now mounted. Is that better or worse? Hard to tell!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rob is in all sorts of trouble here.
Rob regains half guard.
Sayonara thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Sayonara wants to control but Rob is keeping him busy.

Rob is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Sayonara pulls his head out easily.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Sayonara missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Ace Rob 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!


Sayonara fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Sayonara misses with a looping right.
Rob ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sayonara moves away.
Nice defenses there by Sayonara.
Rob throws a body shot but no joy.
Sayonara slips under a jab.
Sayonara lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Rob at a distance.
Rob uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Sayonara lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Sayonara.
Nice uppercut lands for Sayonara. That snapped Rob's head back.
Sayonara lands a right hook to the body.
The fighters circle momentarily. Sayonara darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Rob misses with a hook
and Sayonara connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Rob ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Sayonara on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Sayonara throws a right hand that Rob ducks under and follows up with a left that Rob also avoids with ease.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rob misses with an uppercut. Sayonara saw that one coming.
Sayonara is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Rob throws a body shot but no joy.
Sayonara swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Sayonara lets loose with a powerful body kick. Rob will feel that in the morning.
Rob misses with a looping left.
Sayonara throws a wild body kick that Rob sees coming a mile off.
A big left from Sayonara misses.
Sayonara scores with a hook.
Rob bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Sayonara misses with a body kick.
Rob lands a head shot.

It looks like Jiri Sayonara has been cut.
Rob uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Sayonara.
Rob tries to clinch up.
An attempted straight right counter from Sayonara misses the target.
Sayonara throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Rob on the side of the head.
Jiri Sayonara seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Rob takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Sayonara throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Rob doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Rob misses with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sayonara uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Rob.
Rob swings for the body but Sayonara moves out of range.
Sayonara connects with a high kick.
Rob fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Sayonara checks it well.
An inside leg kick from Rob misses.
Sayonara slips under a jab from Rob.
Sayonara is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Rob.
Sayonara listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Sayonara staying out of range there.
Rob loads up on a big right hand but Sayonara slips the punch.
Rob throws a lazy right hand but Sayonara sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Rob throws out a loose jab but Sayonara uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sayonara moves forwards but Rob connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A solid body kick from Sayonara.
Sayonara moves into range and lands a nice body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sayonara scores with a decent looking hook.

Rob is rocked!
Sayonara circles and sees the opportunity to plant his feet and throw a really nice straight left hand that drops Rob to the canvas! Rob doesn't know where he is but he's trying to survive - Sayonara keeps piling on the pressure and forces the referee to step in! This one is aaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:12 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jiri Sayonara!
An out of breath Jiri Sayonara 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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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
52%

 

Event: SyFi - Aftermath 1     
Date:   Dec 29, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Roy Whitaker (ranked 313 p4p, 48 weight class) and Hosep Grigorian (ranked 825 p4p, 94 weight class). Grigorian has chosen Helena- Misfits as his entrance music. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

177 cm
22
175 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
180 cm
21
178 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Powerful

Urban Fighter

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$100)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Roy Whitaker !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Hosep Grigorian!
The judges for this bout are Chris Dean, Summer Carpenter and Ron Honeybunn.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Grigorian looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Grigorian throws a combination that misses
and Whitaker counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Whitaker lands the left hand.
Grigorian changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Whitaker misses with a body punch
and Grigorian counters with a straight right hand.
Grigorian is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Whitaker .

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

Grigorian is rocked!
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!
Crack! Whitaker connects with the perfect overhand right and Grigorian falls face first to the canvas. Timbeeeeeeeer! Beautiful knockout for Whitaker !

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:36 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Roy Whitaker !
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: EMP Openweight Round 3     
Date:   Dec 29, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jushin Thunder (ranked 1719 p4p, 253 weight class) and Yuri Bezmenov (ranked 2992 p4p, 399 weight class). Yuri Bezmenov told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

170 cm
23
209 lbs
7 - 5 - 0
190 cm
24
207 lbs
6 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jushin Thunder!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Yuri Bezmenov!
The judges for this bout are Dmitry Maklakov, Aleksandr Martynov and Vladimir Khabensky.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bezmenov with a poor takedown
and Thunder counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Bezmenov shoots in looking for a takedown but Thunder manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Bezmenov's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Thunder fires out a quick counter leg kick but Bezmenov just manages to avoid it.
Bezmenov dives in for a single leg takedown but Thunder sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Jushin Thunder has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Yuri Bezmenov.

Bezmenov drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.

Bezmenov drops back looking for a heel hook - he quickly realises he's not going to get it but Thunder manages to dive on top of him before he can escape and now Bezmenov has Thunder in his guard.

Bezmenov preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

Bezmenov working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Thunder doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Thunder manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.

Bezmenov working for a triangle but Thunder defends it easily.
Bezmenov keeping moving, preventing Thunder from controlling successfully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thunder throwing strikes from guard but Bezmenov blocks nicely.

Bezmenov looking for subs off his back but Thunder has passed one foot through into half guard.
Bezmenov gets full guard.

Bezmenov looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Bezmenov looking for a sweep. Not yet Bezmenov, not yet.
Thunder trying to control the position from guard on top but Bezmenov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Thunder sitting in guard here, content to control.
Thunder in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bezmenov keeping full guard, as Thunder tries to pass.

Bezmenov had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Thunder defends it easily.

Bezmenov is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Thunder in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

Bezmenov throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

Bezmenov had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Thunder defends it easily.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Thunder got a little sloppy there for a moment and Bezmenov has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Thunder has managed to get both his arms back between Bezmenov's legs - danger averted.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Bezmenov working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Thunder has passed into half guard!
Thunder is trying to control the action in half guard but Bezmenov is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

Bezmenov looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Thunder missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Bezmenov is staying active underneath Thunder, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

Bezmenov is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Thunder pulls his head out easily.

Bezmenov is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Thunder pulls his head out easily.

Bezmenov is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Thunder pulls his head out easily.
Bezmenov looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Thunder throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Bezmenov looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Bezmenov actively working from the bottom here.

Bezmenov looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Bezmenov actively working from the bottom here.

Bezmenov looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Thunder trying to control from half guard but Bezmenov is working away.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Thunder thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Bezmenov's head.

Bezmenov is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Thunder pulls his head out easily.
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 Jushin Thunder 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.


Bezmenov tries for a takedown but Thunder circles away easily
and Thunder counters with a stiff right hand.
Bezmenov has his takedown stuffed
and Thunder counters with a nice uppercut.
Bezmenov with a lazy takedown attempt
and Thunder counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Jushin Thunder has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Yuri Bezmenov.
Bezmenov is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Bezmenov shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Yuri Bezmenov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Thunder moves into range and connects with a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Thunder throws out a loose jab but Bezmenov uses good head movement to avoid it.

Bezmenov changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Thunder looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Bezmenov is breathing heavily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Thunder struggling a bit here.
Bezmenov advances nicely into full mount.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bezmenov avoids the attempt from Thunder to control.
Thunder is desperately trying to improve his position but Bezmenov has a good base and remains in mount.
Thunder regains half guard.

Bezmenov 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.

Bezmenov is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Thunder doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Bezmenov.
Thunder wants to control but Bezmenov is keeping busy.

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.

Bezmenov seems to be working for a kimura but Thunder defends the submission attempt.
Thunder wants to improve his position but Bezmenov is controlling well.

Bezmenov is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Thunder is trying to stand up here but Bezmenov is controlling him well.

Thunder is defending against the submission attempts here by Bezmenov.

Bezmenov is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Thunder doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Bezmenov.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Bezmenov is actively looking for submissions here but good counter grappling here from Thunder as he works his way to full guard.

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

Thunder in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

Thunder gets to his feet and steps away from his opponent.
Bezmenov doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Thunder counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Thunder is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Bezmenov can do to turn this around?
Thunder throws a shot from downtown. Bezmenov moves away and avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bezmenov with a poor takedown
and Thunder counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Thunder lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Bezmenov slips under a jab.
Bezmenov misses with a takedown
enabling Thunder to counter with a crisp jab.
Thunder connects with a solid leg kick.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Bezmenov.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bezmenov tries for a takedown but Thunder circles away easily
and Thunder counters with a big head kick but Bezmenov shrugs it off.
Bezmenov moves away from the strike by Thunder.
Thunder fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Thunder lands a glancing blow to the side of Bezmenov's head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jushin Thunder dominated that second round.
That's time! Thunder's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Thunder lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Thunder dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jushin Thunder is winning the standup battle so far.
Bezmenov tries for a takedown but Thunder circles away easily
and Bezmenov takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Bezmenov shoots and misses

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

Bezmenov is rocked!
Bezmenov gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Thunder scores with a counter punch that sends Bezmenov to the canvas! Thunder smells blood - he's punishing Bezmenov with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Bezmenov has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:30 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jushin Thunder!
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
43%

 

Event: DARE 90     
Date:   Dec 23, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Vladimir Kovalev (ranked 883 p4p, 115 weight class) and DJ Gunnar (ranked 2497 p4p, 264 weight class). Both these guys have solid standup skills and neither is particularly fantastic on the ground, so let's hope for a nice standup war!

207 cm
28
260 lbs
16 - 7 - 0
200 cm
25
272 lbs
6 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Blue Belt
World class MT
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 16 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Vladimir Kovalev!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, DJ Gunnar!
The judges for this bout are Steve Montenegro, Dean Styles and David Schapiro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kovalev swings widly with a right hand
and Gunnar counters with a two punch combo.
Kovalev misses with a wild combination.
Gunnar throws a fast counter high kick but Kovalev manages to duck under it in time.
Gunnar misses with a hook
enabling Kovalev to counter with a crisp jab.
Gunnar scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Gunnar scores with a jab. Kovalev acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Gunnar flashes Kovalev a smile before throwing a beast of a right hand, straight down the pipe. Kovalev's eyes follow the hand right onto his nose, taking in it's full glory... and then darkness. Kovalev crumples to the floor! He's out cold! Gunnar punches the air and yells at the top of his lungs - yeeeeeeeeeeah!!!! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:31 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). DJ Gunnar!
DJ Gunnar decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: DARE 89     
Date:   Dec 22, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Peleki Tuala (ranked 348 p4p, 43 weight class) and Ike Ibeabuchi (ranked 461 p4p, 57 weight class). Tuala comes to the cage accompanied by Dock of Fiji. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

190 cm
28
267 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
188 cm
24
244 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Peleki Tuala!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ike Ibeabuchi!
The judges for this bout are Albert Achterberg, Aafke Stam and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ibeabuchi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tuala.
Tuala moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tuala lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tuala turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A combination from Ibeabuchi does no damage.
Tuala avoids the body shot from Ibeabuchi.
Tuala thinks about countering with a body kick.
Ibeabuchi throws a jab but it's blocked by Tuala.
Tuala has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Dr Hatsumi's Clinic in the buildup to the fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tuala throws a body kick that misses
and Ibeabuchi counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Ibeabuchi swings for the body but Tuala moves out of range.
Ibeabuchi stuns Tuala with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibeabuchi lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Tuala tries a low kick but Ibeabuchi avoids it.
A jab from Tuala finds it's way through Ibeabuchi's defenses.

It looks like Ike Ibeabuchi has been cut.
Ibeabuchi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ibeabuchi let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Ibeabuchi takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Ibeabuchi is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Tuala rather than just go for the knockout.
Nice defenses there by Ibeabuchi.
Tuala tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Ibeabuchi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tuala throws a body shot but no joy.
Tuala avoids the body shot from Ibeabuchi.
Tuala lands a nice shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jab, jab by Tuala - just one landing.
Tuala uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ibeabuchi.
Tuala feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Tuala misses the body punch
letting Ibeabuchi counter with a right hand.
Tuala thows a body kick. Ibeabuchi tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tuala connects with a jab.
Ibeabuchi with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Tuala to score with a decent uppercut.

That has opened up Ike Ibeabuchi's cut even more.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tuala. Ibeabuchi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tuala connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Tuala uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ibeabuchi.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ibeabuchi defending well as Tuala loads up on a big left hand.
Sloppy strikes from Ibeabuchi. Those never looked like landing.
It looked like Tuala wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Tuala.
Tuala throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ibeabuchi counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Tuala thinking.
Tuala fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ibeabuchi manages to avoid it.
Ibeabuchi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Ibeabuchi walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

The cut above Ike Ibeabuchi's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Ibeabuchi cracks a nice hook into Tuala's ribs.
Tuala lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Tuala looks to score with a jab to the body but Ibeabuchi is just out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tuala scores with a crisp jab that stopped Ibeabuchi in his tracks.
Ibeabuchi swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Tuala counters with a right hand to the body.
Tuala attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Tuala 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.
Tuala takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Ibeabuchi misses with a hook
and Tuala counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Ibeabuchi looks winded!
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tuala.

Ike Ibeabuchi's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tuala.
Ibeabuchi is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Tuala with a body shot.
Tuala jabs Ibeabuchi right on the nose. Ibeabuchi blinks but takes it well.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A looping hook to the body misses from Tuala. Ibeabuchi does a little dance to reset his feet.

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

Ibeabuchi is rocked!

The referee calls the doctor in to look at Ike Ibeabuchi's cut. Oh no, the doctor has called an end to the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:19 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Peleki Tuala!
After the fight, Peleki Tuala was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
36%

 

Event: GAMMA#749 Heimendahl v Kruger     
Date:   Dec 22, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Yoshihiro Asai (ranked 89 p4p, 11 weight class) and Musta Laine (ranked 166 p4p, 21 weight class). Laine has chosen Disturbed - Sound of Silence as his entrance music. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

172 cm
32
140 lbs
23 - 11 - 1
181 cm
36
173 lbs
29 - 14 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Urban Fighter
Zenith Nutrition (160q/$100)

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Yoshihiro Asai !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Musta Laine!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Richard Clark and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A jab from Asai does it's job there.

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

Asai throws his opponent off and manages to get back to his feet! Nicely done!
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Laine has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Asai changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Laine throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Asai avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Laine scores with a jab. Asai acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Asai looks for the body kick but Laine saw that one coming.
Asai with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Asai has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Ground Zero in the buildup to the fight.
Laine swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Asai counters with a good low kick that Laine was not able to check.
Laine jabs Asai to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Laine connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Asai momentarily.
Laine swings away with a leg kick that misses.
The fighters circle momentarily. Asai darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Laine needs to keep his hands up - Asai had a free shot at his head there.
Laine takes a kick to the side of the head.
Laine checks the leg kick nicely there.
Laine moves into range and lands a nice body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Laine throws a jab but it's blocked by Asai .
Yoshihiro Asai is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Asai uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Laine.
Laine moves out of range as Asai throws a body kick.
Laine let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Laine ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Asai moves away.
Donk. Laine catches Asai right on the button with a cross.
Laine throws a looping overhand right but Asai ducks down to avoid it.
Asai lands a nice leg kick that just misses Laine's sensitive parts.
Asai closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Asai scores with a punch to the head.
Laine misses with a body kick.
Asai lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Asai has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Asai there as he acknowledges the shot.
Asai buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Laine has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Laine uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Asai .
Nice straight punches there by Laine. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Laine.
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!
Asai throws a body punch but Laine moves out of range.
Asai is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Laine.
A telegraphed right hand from Laine misses the target.
Asai fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Laine manages to avoid it.
A little jabbing left from Laine on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Laine attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
As Laine backs away, Asai returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Laine misses with an uppercut. Asai saw that one coming.

Asai darts in and clinches Laine up against the cage.
Asai throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Laine blocks it with crossed arms.
Laine works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Laine lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Laine scores with a hook to the body.
Laine can't find room to land a body shot as Asai controls the action.
Asai is trying to maintain a safe position but Laine gets an underhook and turns Asai into the cage.
Asai presses Laine against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Laine scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Laine scores with a shoulder strike.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Laine scores with a shot to the side of Asai 's head.
Asai is trying to break free.
Asai looking to throw knees to the head but Laine is blocking nicely.

Laine breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Asai throws a body shot but no joy.
Asai bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Asai thows a left - swing and a miss!
Laine connects with a nice looking jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Laine connects with a crisp jab.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!

Asai has managed to clinch.
Good body shot from Asai .
Laine goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Asai tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Asai misses with a knee to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Laine.

Laine breaks from the clinch.
Asai misses with a hook.
Laine connects with a leg kick. Asai looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Asai lands a two punch combo.
Laine uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Asai .
Laine tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Laine uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Asai has time to react.
Nice shot lands for Laine.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Laine closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Asai 's guard.

Asai wriggles free and stands up.
Asai keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Laine.
Asai cracks Laine with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Laine loads up on a big right hand but Asai slips the punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Asai takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Laine listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Laine bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Asai 's head.
Laine looks to land a body kick but Asai moved away.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Asai !
Laine's corner calls for a 1-2. Laine obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Asai tries to land a leg kick but Laine saw it coming and moves away.
Asai moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Laine throws a wild body kick that Asai sees coming a mile off.
Laine has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Asai .
Asai throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Asai throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Asai slips a straight right by Laine.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Asai throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Laine avoids the body shot from Asai .
Asai throws the left hand but Laine avoids the punch easily.

Laine closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Asai did well to prevent Laine getting side control.

Asai manages to escape and get back to his feet!
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 Yoshihiro Asai will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Laine works the jab nicely.
Asai throws out a powerful jab.
Laine scores with a nice head shot.
Laine thows a left - swing and a miss!
Asai waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Laine.
No joy there for Laine, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Laine misses with a low kick as Asai jumps back.
Asai uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Laine.
Laine keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

Asai gets a clinch.

Laine manages to break the clinch.
Laine blocks a head kick by Asai .

Laine scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Laine is thwarting Asai 's attempts to control the position.
Laine not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Laine is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Asai is just riding it out for now. Laine eventually gives up the hold.
Laine working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Asai is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Laine throwing shots but Asai is blocking nicely.
Laine sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Asai defending well though.
Laine wants to pass the guard but Asai is defending well.
Asai keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Asai avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Laine.
Laine not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Laine missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Laine sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Asai defending well though.

Laine is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Asai sees it coming and defends easily.
Asai is trying to control but can't.

Laine wants to work for an arm triangle but Asai is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Laine lands with a punch from half guard.
Laine slips a nice elbow through Asai 's hands, connecting with Asai 's forehead.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Asai wants to improve his position but Laine is controlling well.
Asai knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Laine on the ground.

Laine is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Asai doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Laine.
Asai avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Laine.
Asai tries to get to full guard but Laine has control of the leg.
Laine throwing shots but Asai is blocking nicely.
Laine prevents Asai from improving his position.
Laine missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Asai has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Laine is working away from the top position though.
Asai wants to get back to full guard.
Laine lands with a punch from half guard.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Laine seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.

Asai is rocked!
Ground and pound from Laine.
Oh Asai is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Laine is sitting in half guard. He's postured up and lands a nice elbow. Oh, Asai is hurt! He's hurt bad - Laine fires away with more strikes and the referee jumps in to save Asai from any more punishment! Congratulations to Laine! Great finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Musta Laine!
After the fight, Musta Laine was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
79%

 

Event: GAMMA#748 Bubba v Sissypants     
Date:   Dec 22, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin BK (ranked 262 p4p, 34 weight class) and Ed Ruth (ranked 345 p4p, 47 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

BK
vs
Ruth
191 cm
39
221 lbs
35 - 18 - 1
185 cm
32
213 lbs
26 - 14 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$100)
Sin City Allstars

Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin BK!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ed Ruth!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
BK shoots and misses
and Ruth counters with a two punch combo.
BK lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Ruth circles away quickly and effectively.
It seemed like Ruth was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
BK swings and misses with a hook to the body.
BK lands with a kick to the temple. Ruth shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"

It looks like Ed Ruth has been cut.
BK jabs at Ruth's body.
BK swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ruth throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Ruth throws a jab but it's blocked by BK.
BK shoots in but no luck this time.
Ruth takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
BK lands an overhand right.
BK scores with a jab. Ruth acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
BK throws a head kick but Ruth moves out of range.
Ruth appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ruth connects with a looping right hand.
BK looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
BK lands with a good body shot.
BK shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
BK misses with a left hand
and Ruth connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ruth ducks down and throws a hook to the body but BK moves away.
BK uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ruth.
BK waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ruth.
Ruth walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
BK misses with a lunging right hand
and Ruth counters with a straight right hand.
A lazy left from BK finds it's target.
Nice straight punches there by BK. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of BK.
Ruth keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ruth's hands are dropping dangerously low here and BK connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Ruth scrambles back to his feet.
Good shot there by BK.
BK misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Benjamin BK. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ruth misses the jab.
Ruth checks the leg kick nicely there.
A chopping leg kick lands by BK.
Ruth thows a left - swing and a miss!

BK drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Ruth has BK pulled in close to control his posture.
Ruth has momentary wrist control but BK slips an elbow through the middle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
BK with a flurry of punches that miss.
Ruth bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in BK's guard.


BK is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Ruth defends well.
Ruth lands a couple of decent looking shots.
BK wants to sweep here but Ruth controlling him for the moment.
Ruth landing some decent shots from guard.
Ruth pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. BK is keeping the position for now.
Ruth with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
BK wants to sweep here but Ruth controlling him for the moment.
Ruth trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
BK working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ruth.
BK keeping moving, preventing Ruth from controlling successfully.
Ruth controlling from the top position.
BK looking to control.
Ruth looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
BK utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin BK dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Ed Ruth's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


A jab from BK misses.
BK slips under a jab.
BK moves away from the strike by Ruth.
BK misses with a takedown
and Ruth counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
BK uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.

BK shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Ruth utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Ruth looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ruth manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. BK manages to get himself to full guard.

BK throwing some rather feeble looking strikes off his back.
Ruth trying to control the position from guard on top but BK is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's one minute gone in the round.
BK controlling Ruth's posture.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Ruth's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Ruth stopping the sweep attempt from BK.
Ruth with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Ruth throws a strike but BK rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

BK throws a big elbow that misses.
BK connects with a couple of short punches.
Ruth pulls BK in to control the position.
Benjamin BK overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
BK throwing strikes but missing.
Ruth wants to sweep here but BK controlling him for the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ruth wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
BK with a flurry of punches that miss.
Ruth wants to sweep but no luck.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ruth is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Ruth wants to pass the guard but BK is defending well.
BK is looking to improve his position.
Ruth is trying to control the action in half guard but BK is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
BK tries to roll over but Ruth keeps him under control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
BK regains full guard. Nicely done.
Ruth throws a big right hand that misses.
Ruth won't allow BK to sweep him here.
Ruth postures up and lands a big shot to BK's brow.
Ruth with a flurry of punches that miss.

Ruth got a little sloppy there for a moment and BK has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Ruth has managed to get both his arms back between BK's legs - danger averted.
BK keeping moving, preventing Ruth from controlling successfully.
Ruth is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Ruth keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of BK's head.

Ruth sitting in guard doing not very much at all here. BK doesn't need a second invitation though! He's locked up a guillotine and he's squeezing tight! That is tiiiiiiiiight! Ruth paying the price for stalling here - he's pushing hard on the arm trying to free himself but it's no use! He's tapped! WOW, quick submission from BK - great work!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:57 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Benjamin BK!
During a confident post fight interview, Benjamin BK thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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RATING
47%

 

Event: CEC 634     
Date:   Dec 21, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Hector Camacho (ranked 123 p4p, 14 weight class) and Bruce Diehard (ranked 192 p4p, 26 weight class). Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

178 cm
40
162 lbs
50 - 23 - 0
180 cm
36
158 lbs
32 - 16 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Heavy handed

Riner Clothing and Laundry (85%)

Sin City Allstars



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 50 wins, 23 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Hector Camacho!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bruce Diehard!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diehard uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Camacho.
Diehard thows a left - swing and a miss!
Camacho quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Camacho throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Diehard scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Diehard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Camacho.
A head kick misses from Diehard.
Diehard throws a lazy uppercut

so Camacho counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Camacho trying to control the position from guard on top but Diehard is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Diehard working a defensive guard here.
Diehard looking to hit a scissor sweep but Camacho is one step ahead there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Diehard is still trying to improve position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Camacho not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Diehard is trying to control the position but Camacho postures up.
Camacho is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Camacho displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Diehard throws out the jab.
Camacho dives in for a single leg takedown but Diehard sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Camacho lands a right hook to the body.
Camacho uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Diehard.
Camacho throws a hook to the side of Diehard's head but Diehard sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Camacho looks to land a right hand but Diehard moved out of range.
Camacho ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A good leg kick by Diehard.
Diehard walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Diehard checks a low kick from Camacho.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Camacho checks a leg kick.
Diehard loads up on a big right hand but Camacho slips the punch.
Diehard ducks under a wild hook from Camacho.
Diehard keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Diehard throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Diehard lands a right hook to the body.
Camacho throws a body shot but no joy.
Diehard changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Camacho just misses with a punch to the body.
Camacho moves out of range of the strikes.
Diehard tries a low kick but Camacho avoids it.
Camacho looks for the body kick but Diehard saw that one coming.
Diehard misses with a hook. Camacho ducked under it nicely.
Camacho lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Camacho thuds his right hand into Diehard's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Camacho misses with an uppercut
and Diehard counters with a left to the body.
Diehard scores with a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Camacho scores with a nice strike.
Camacho lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Diehard ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Camacho lands a nice hook to Diehard's body. Diehard takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Camacho moves out of range as Diehard strikes.
Camacho looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Diehard stuns Camacho with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Diehard moves away from the strike by Camacho.
Diehard lands with a right hand.
Camacho tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Diehard was well out of range. Poor timing from Camacho.
Camacho lunges at Diehard with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Diehard's hand.
Camacho takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Diehard lands a right hook to the body.
Diehard 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.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Diehard throws a wild body kick that Camacho sees coming a mile off.
A little feinted left hand from Camacho on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Diehard lands with a good body shot.
Diehard jabs Camacho right on the nose. Camacho blinks but takes it well.
Diehard slaps away a takedown attempt from Camacho, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Hector Camacho seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diehard bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Diehard lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Diehard throws the kick towards the body but Camacho avoids it.
Diehard walks into a stiff left hand from Camacho.
Diehard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Camacho manages to avoid it.
Camacho misses with an uppercut.
Camacho fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Diehard is out of range.
Diehard swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
letting Camacho counter with a right hand.
Diehard throws a right and a left that both miss.
Diehard uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Camacho.
Camacho takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Diehard throws a quick inside leg kick.
Camacho defending well as Diehard loads up on a big left hand.
Diehard uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Camacho.
Camacho slips a straight right by Diehard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Diehard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A punch combination from Diehard misses.
Camacho misses the shot to the body.
Diehard misses with a looping right.
Diehard lands a jab to the head.
Camacho misses with a few strikes there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Camacho. Diehard does a little dance to reset his feet.
Diehard takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Camacho throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Diehard's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Diehard duly obliges.
Diehard with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Diehard throws a hook but Camacho avoids it easily.
Camacho with a jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Camacho blocks the body kick.
A decent looking cross lands there for Camacho.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Diehard.
Diehard keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Camacho.
Diehard throws out a loose jab but Camacho uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Camacho misses with a body shot.
Camacho moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Diehard blocks a jab.
Camacho looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Diehard with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Diehard throws a sloppy head kick

so Camacho counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Diehard is trying to control the position but Camacho postures up.
Camacho preventing the sweep.
Camacho stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Diehard swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Diehard looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Camacho has picked Diehard up and slammed him! Diehard can't keep hold of the triangle and Camacho manages to pass to side control!
Diehard is looking for a sweep.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diehard takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.
Camacho working the head and body with strikes.
Diehard is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Camacho lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Diehard down.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diehard is trying to get back to half guard.
Camacho in the domination position with Diehard hanging on.
A lull in the action here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diehard manages to get back to half guard.
Camacho is taking a breather. Diehard says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Diehard is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Camacho is thwarting Diehard's attempts to control the position.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Camacho keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Diehard throws a big shot that misses.
Camacho tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Diehard was well out of range. Poor timing from Camacho.
Camacho scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Diehard cracks Camacho with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Diehard throws a body punch but Camacho moves out of range.
Bruce Diehard seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Camacho lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Diehard lands a body shot.
A solid leg kick lands there for Camacho.
Diehard avoids the body shot from Camacho.
Camacho uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Diehard.
Camacho scores with a body shot.
Camacho with a hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Diehard looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Diehard swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Diehard misses with a straight right.
Camacho feinted with a counter takedown.
Nice defenses there by Camacho.
Diehard ducks under a wild hook from Camacho.

Camacho gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Camacho lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Diehard backwards.
Camacho taking a breather.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Camacho.
Camacho looking for a takedown.
Camacho holding his opponent close, against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Camacho goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Diehard blocking some punches.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diehard lands a nice looking body shot.
Camacho goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Diehard throws a body kick that misses.
Diehard misses with an uppercut
and Camacho counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Camacho cracks the inside of Diehard's front leg.
Diehard lands a really nice looking cross but Camacho seems unphased.
Camacho swings for the body but Diehard moves out of range.
Diehard keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Camacho.
Diehard throws out a counter right but Camacho avoids it with no problem.
Camacho misses with a body kick.
Camacho takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Camacho feints and then cracks Diehard's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Diehard down.
Diehard uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Camacho.
Camacho swings for the body but Diehard moves out of range.
Camacho misses the shot to the body.
Camacho jabs Diehard right on the nose. Diehard blinks but takes it well.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Camacho.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Diehard throws a hook but Camacho blocks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Camacho uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Diehard.
A big left from Diehard misses.
Camacho lands a slapping body shot.
Diehard misses with a lunging right hand
and Camacho counters with a stiff right hand.
A jab from Diehard misses.
Diehard misses with a hook.
Camacho swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Camacho pivots, looking for a leg kick but Diehard is out of range and Camacho settles back down.
Camacho misses with a low kick as Diehard jumps back.
Camacho lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Diehard punishes Camacho's body with a nice straight punch.
Diehard throws a wild body kick that Camacho sees coming a mile off.
Diehard scores with a jab to the jaw.
Diehard jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Camacho lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Diehard at a distance.
Diehard digs a good body shot into Camacho's ribs.
Diehard steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Camacho.
Diehard swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Camacho connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Diehard's hands.
A big left from Diehard misses.
Diehard lands with a cross.
Diehard throws a predictable looking body shot
and Camacho counters with a head kick. That will keep Diehard thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
Camacho misses the jab.
Camacho looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Diehard throws out a counter right but Camacho avoids it with no problem.
Camacho misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Diehard.
A little jabbing left from Diehard on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Diehard cracks Camacho with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Camacho throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Diehard looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Diehard stuns Camacho with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Diehard misses with a low kick.
Diehard will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Diehard slips under a jab.
Camacho avoids the body shot from Diehard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Camacho throws a low kick but Diehard avoids it.
Camacho digs a good body shot into Diehard's ribs.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Camacho slips under a jab from Diehard.
Camacho walks into a jab.
Diehard on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Diehard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Camacho moves away.
Camacho jabs Diehard to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Diehard misses the shot to the body.
Camacho attempts a counter takedown but Diehard avoids it well and moves away.
Camacho misses with a body kick.
Diehard has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Camacho misses with an uppercut.
Camacho misses with a hook
and Diehard counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Diehard misses with a straight right.
Diehard throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Camacho sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Diehard avoids the body shot from Camacho.
Diehard works over Camacho's head and body with a nice combination.
Camacho misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

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 Hector Camacho.
I think Camacho 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 29:28
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 29:29
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Hector Camacho!
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
64%

 

Event: CEC 633     
Date:   Dec 19, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Silas Monk (ranked 625 p4p, 80 weight class) and Hulk Butane (ranked 635 p4p, 83 weight class). Butane has chosen Genesis as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. This should be a great matchup!

202 cm
35
253 lbs
27 - 15 - 0
197 cm
28
255 lbs
11 - 8 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter



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 27 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Silas Monk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Hulk Butane!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Monk throws a series of punches but Butane moves out of range.
Monk lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Butane 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.
Butane misses with a body kick.
Butane avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Silas Monk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Butane uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Monk.
Butane cracks Monk with an open hand slap.
Monk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Butane.
Butane throws a hook but Monk blocks it.
A telegraphed right hand from Monk misses the target.
Butane takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Butane throws a hook but Monk blocks it.
Monk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Butane throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Monk takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Butane slips under a jab from Monk.
Butane fails in his attempt to clinch.
It looked like Monk was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Butane.
Monk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Nice defenses there by Monk.
It looked like Monk was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Monk just misses with a punch to the body.
A swing and a miss from Monk.
Butane jabs at Monk's body.
Butane dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Monk. That did some damage!
Butane lands with a kick to the ribs.
Butane misses the jab.
Monk throwing a counter right hand but Butane manages to avoid it.
Butane takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
A head kick misses from Monk.
Butane listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Butane connects with an inside leg kick.
A slow jab from Monk misses its intended target.
Monk pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Monk has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Ground Zero in the buildup to the fight.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Good exchange - Butane coming out on top.
Monk scores with a nice right hand.
Monk moves out of range of the body kick from Butane.
A quick step to the side and Monk tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Butane turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Monk throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Monk throws out a powerful jab.
Butane attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Monk went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Butane lands a head kick. Monk smiles back at him and beckons him forward.

It looks like Silas Monk has been cut.
Butane tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Monk throws the left hand but Butane avoids the punch easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Monk defending well as Butane loads up on a big left hand.
A big right from Monk misses.
Butane flicks out a counter leg kick but Monk steps away.
Butane scores with a punch to the head.
Butane misses with a wild body shot.
Butane explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Butane scoring well with a low kick there.
The fighters circle momentarily. Butane darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Monk swings widly with a right hand
and Butane counters with a right hand to the body.
Butane throws a leg kick but Monk sees it coming and moves out of range.
Monk looks to land a right hand but Butane moved out of range.
Butane looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Monk steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Butane.
Monk appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Monk looks to score with a jab to the body but Butane is just out of range.
Butane follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Monk stuns Butane with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Monk throws a poor cross that misses
and Butane counters with a nice uppercut.
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!
Monk misses with a straight right.
Butane looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Butane rushes Monk and starts throwing punches like they are going out of style! Monk is up against the cage and has nowhere to go. Butane piles on the pressure and Monk crumples to the floor! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:21 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Hulk Butane!
Hulk Butane took to the mic in his post fight interview and said 'I was looking forward to knockin this sucka out with a combo.'.
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Event: GAMMA#747 Imbula v Shin     
Date:   Dec 15, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Edward Kenway (ranked 137 p4p, 19 weight class) and Jiri Sayonara (ranked 77 p4p, 11 weight class). Sayonara has chosen Edge Of The Blade as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
37
153 lbs
33 - 12 - 4
178 cm
35
138 lbs
30 - 15 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Urban Fighter

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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 33 wins, 12 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Edward Kenway!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jiri Sayonara!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sayonara avoids the body shot from Kenway.

Kenway darts in and clinches Sayonara up against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Kenway fails to land.
Still in the clinch, Kenway scores with a nice short uppercut.
Sayonara is trying to drag Kenway to the mat but Kenway just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Sayonara is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Kenway misses with the head strike.
Kenway misses with a punch on the inside.
Sayonara doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kenway lands a body punch in the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sayonara cracks Kenway with a nice body shot.
Kenway lands a nice uppercut.
Kenway misses with the head strike.
Sayonara is looking to take this one to the mat.
Sayonara just leaning against Kenway, taking a breather.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Kenway fails to land.
Kenway lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Sayonara has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Kenway is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Edward Kenway has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jiri Sayonara.
Kenway tries to throw a body punch but Sayonara avoids it by throwing Kenway back against the cage.
Sayonara blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kenway doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kenway working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Sayonara jumps guard but Kenway turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Kenway throws a punch but it's blocked by Sayonara.
Kenway tries to throw a body punch but Sayonara avoids it by throwing Kenway back against the cage.
Kenway tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Sayonara's elbow.
Sayonara dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Kenway lands a right hand.
Kenway has a couple of punches blocked by Sayonara.
Kenway stalls.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sayonara has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Kenway is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sayonara.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kenway.
A frustrated look appears on Kenway's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Sayonara has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Kenway after a bit of a struggle.
Kenway fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Kenway pressing his opponent against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kenway.
Kenway throws a punch but it's blocked by Sayonara.
Kenway goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Sayonara pulls guard successfully.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kenway looking to pass the guard.

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

Sayonara wants to control from the top but Kenway keeps moving.
Sayonara is fighting to break Kenway's control of his arms but Kenway is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Sayonara in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Sayonara postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Sayonara wants to control from the top but Kenway keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sayonara preventing the sweep.
Sayonara prevents Kenway from getting back to his feet.
Kenway has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Sayonara forces his way into half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Sayonara is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Kenway wants to get back to his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sayonara looks to land a left hand but Kenway moved out of range nicely.
Kenway fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sayonara manages to avoid it.
Sayonara throws a sloppy head kick
and Kenway counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Kenway misses with a wild body shot.
Sayonara ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Sayonara misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kenway.
Sayonara throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kenway stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Kenway misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Sayonara misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kenway.
Kenway steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Sayonara.
Kenway takes a kick to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sayonara misses with a looping left.
Sayonara with a poor takedown
and Kenway counters with a nice uppercut.

It looks like Jiri Sayonara has been cut.
Sayonara tries a head kick but it misses.
Sayonara takes a swing at Kenway's ribcage but misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kenway bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sayonara throws a sloppy head kick
and Kenway counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
An inside leg kick from Kenway misses.
Jiri Sayonara seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sayonara misses the body punch
and Kenway counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Sayonara scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Edward Kenway is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Kenway misses with a body kick.
Sayonara displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kenway throws out the jab.
Sayonara is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Kenway takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Sayonara pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A counter left hand to the body from Kenway misses its target.
Sayonara scores with a shot to the body.
Sayonara avoids a kick to the body.
Kenway misses with a body shot.
Sayonara is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Kenway with a body shot.
A head kick misses from Kenway.
Sayonara doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Kenway gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Sayonara counters with a head kick. That will keep Kenway thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
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!
Sayonara throws a body shot but no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A nice inside leg kick there by Sayonara. That's going to slow Kenway down.
Sayonara lands a really nice looking cross but Kenway seems unphased.
Kenway moves in looking to clinch but Sayonara pushes him off.
Nice shot by Kenway.
Sayonara lands a jab to the nose.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Kenway misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kenway doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Sayonara pulls guard successfully.

Kenway stands up from guard. Let's bang!
Sayonara misses with a head kick.
Kenway is looking to wear down Sayonara with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Kenway fails with an attempt to clinch.
Sayonara misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Sayonara misses the target.
Kenway is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sayonara.
A nice combination there by Sayonara.
Kenway is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Sayonara misses with a leg kick.
Kenway takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

Kenway closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Sayonara jumps guard but Kenway stands there with Sayonara around his waist. Sayonara gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Kenway cracks Sayonara with a nice body shot.
Good body shot from Kenway.
Kenway lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Sayonara dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Kenway tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Sayonara's elbow.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sayonara is looking to take this one to the mat.
Edward Kenway has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jiri Sayonara.
Kenway stalling the fight.
Kenway scores with a shoulder strike.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kenway has a couple of punches blocked by Sayonara.
Sayonara blocking some punches.
Kenway works on Sayonara's body with a couple of short punches.
Sayonara fails to pull guard.
Kenway working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

Sayonara turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Sayonara manages to end up in side control.
Kenway manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Jiri Sayonara has got the better of the ground game so far.

Kenway decides to stand and escape the position.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kenway. Sayonara does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kenway takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
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 Edward Kenway will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Jiri Sayonara's cut.
That's time! Kenway's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Kenway walks into a left hand.
Sayonara looks to land a left hand but Kenway moved out of range nicely.
Kenway lands a nice looking kick to the body. Sayonara takes a step back to recover.
Kenway blocks a jab.
Kenway uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sayonara.
Sayonara takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A telegraphed right hand from Kenway misses the target.
Kenway lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
A slapping body kick lands there for Kenway.
Sayonara misses with a wild combination.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sayonara throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Kenway misses with a body kick.
A leg kick checked by Sayonara.
Sayonara bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Sayonara.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Sayonara! But no joy.
Sayonara swinging wildly here.
Kenway jabs at Sayonara's body.
Kenway tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Sayonara paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Kenway uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sayonara.
Sayonara lands with an uppercut that bounces Kenway off the cage and back into range.

Kenway drives through and clinches with Sayonara against the cage.
Kenway doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kenway tries to work over Sayonara's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kenway goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kenway throws a punch but it's blocked by Sayonara.

Kenway breaks from the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kenway stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Sayonara.
Sayonara just misses with a punch to the body.
Kenway tries to close the distance and clinch but Sayonara swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Sayonara tries a head kick but it misses.
Sayonara ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kenway moves away.
Sayonara fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kenway manages to avoid it.
Kenway misses with a looping left.
The fight stays on the outside here - Kenway looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Sayonara slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Kenway moves into the clinch.
Sayonara misses with a punch to the body.
Kenway misses with the head strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sayonara has Kenway pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Kenway manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Kenway lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Edward Kenway has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Sayonara is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Kenway to keep the fight standing.
A right hand to the body from Kenway.
Kenway will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Sayonara up against the cage.
Edward Kenway is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Sayonara is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Edward Kenway has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jiri Sayonara.
Sayonara prevents a body shot from Kenway.
Sayonara taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Kenway just leaning against Sayonara, taking a breather.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kenway misses with some punches.
Sayonara blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sayonara.
Sayonara prevents a body shot from Kenway.
Kenway lands with a left to the head.
Jiri Sayonara has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Kenway lands a hook that snaps the head of Sayonara backwards.
Sayonara is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.

Sayonara jumps guard and drags Kenway to the mat. He's obviously going to be looking for submissions off his back.
Sayonara trying to strike from the bottom but really, it's not the best position to be doing that from!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Kenway stands up and waves to Sayonara to follow him.

And that's the end of the fight!
Edward Kenway showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Kenway, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Edward Kenway!

After winning the bout, Edward Kenway 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: IFC85: L.Heavy v Gorbachenko     
Date:   Dec 15, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Gilberto Chamba (ranked 2084 p4p, 65 weight class) and Joe Foreman (ranked 1619 p4p, 56 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

194 cm
23
245 lbs
8 - 8 - 0
190 cm
23
235 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
Decent wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Decent wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Gilberto Chamba!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Joe Foreman !
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Foreman bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Decent striking displayed by Foreman there.
Chamba throws a body punch but Foreman moves out of range.
Foreman scores with a one two! Chamba had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.

It looks like Gilberto Chamba has been cut.
Chamba throws a head kick but Foreman moves out of range.
Chamba pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Chamba lands a nice shot to the body.
Chamba looks to land a left hand but Foreman moved out of range nicely.
Chamba throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Foreman throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Chamba stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Chamba lands with a nice body punch.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Foreman scores with a punch to the head.
Chamba scores with a jab.

It looks like Joe Foreman has been cut.
Chamba pulls out of a head kick attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Foreman lands a nice looking body shot.
Chamba pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Chamba thuds his right hand into Foreman 's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Foreman fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Chamba looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Foreman keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Foreman looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Chamba throws a looping overhand right but Foreman ducks down to avoid it.
Foreman looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Nice defenses there by Foreman .
It seemed like Foreman was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Foreman scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Foreman misses with a looping left.
Chamba seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
We've been told by Chamba's head coaches at House of 1000 Corpses that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
A nice leg kick lands there from Chamba.
Chamba scores with a jab to the body.
Foreman slips a jab and a cross from Chamba.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Foreman throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Chamba looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Foreman looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Chamba throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Chamba misses with a body shot.
Foreman throws a hook but Chamba avoids it easily.
Foreman misses with a wild body shot.
Chamba lands a front kick.
Chamba tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A jab from Foreman misses.
Chamba wants to clinch up but Foreman keeps it at a distance.
Chamba throws a quick inside leg kick.
Chamba misses the jab.
A nice side step and Foreman releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Foreman slips a jab from Chamba.
Foreman misses with a right hand
and Chamba counters with a left to the body.
Chamba connects with a high kick.
A left lands for Foreman .
Foreman avoids the head kick by Chamba.
A little jabbing left from Foreman on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A head kick from Chamba lands but Foreman takes it in his stride.
Chamba is looking to land body kicks.
It seemed like Foreman was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A telegraphed right hand from Chamba misses the target.
Chamba misses with a shot to the body
and Foreman counters with a stiff right hand.

Gilberto Chamba's cut is getting worse.
Chamba pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Foreman swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Chamba is looking for a counter combo.
Chamba throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Foreman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Foreman throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Foreman fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Chamba on the side of the head.
Foreman darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Foreman jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.

Gilberto Chamba's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
A big right from Chamba misses.
Chamba ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Foreman moves away.
A nice side step and Foreman releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Foreman fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Chamba looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Chamba is breathing heavily.
Foreman lands a hook that stumbles Chamba back into the cage. Foreman follows up with a straight and another hook that land right on the button, dropping Chamba to the canvas! Foreman pounces and lands several unanswered shots - Chamba has had enough and taps out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:37 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Strikes). Joe Foreman !
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Event: GAMMA#746 Thorbjorn v Bubba 2     
Date:   Dec 08, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Taran Chula (ranked 513 p4p, 63 weight class) and Tony Ramos (ranked 851 p4p, 101 weight class). Taran Chula could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Tony Ramos 's chin.

175 cm
31
155 lbs
18 - 9 - 1
175 cm
34
157 lbs
27 - 18 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter



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 18 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Taran Chula!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Tony Ramos !
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Chula swings widly with a right hand
and Ramos counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Ramos has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Chula is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Ramos throws a hook but Chula avoids it easily.
Nice defenses there by Ramos .
Ramos throws a lazy right hand but Chula sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Chula throws a jab when Ramos was well out of range.
Ramos just misses with a punch to the body.
Chula showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Ramos .
Ramos misses with a hook. Chula ducked under it nicely.
Ramos tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Chula was well out of range. Poor timing from Ramos .
Ramos swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ramos thuds a left hand into Chula's body.
Chula staying out of range there.

Ramos moves into range and clinches up with Chula.
Ramos blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ramos stalls.
Ramos prevents a body shot from Chula.

Chula breaks from the clinch.
Ramos takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nice body punch from Ramos .

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chula moves out of range as Ramos strikes.
A little feinted left hand from Chula on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Taran Chula is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Chula misses the shot to the body.
Ramos appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Chula dodges the punch combination from Ramos .
Ramos lands a lovely overhand right.
Ramos takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Ramos throws a shot to the body.
Chula is looking to clinch.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Ramos lands a jab to Chula's midsection.
Ramos throws a good cross that connects.
A looping hook to the body misses from Chula. Ramos does a little dance to reset his feet.
Chula throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Ramos scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Taran Chula seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sloppy strikes from Chula. Those never looked like landing.
Chula takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Chula wants to clinch.
Chula connects with a high kick.

It looks like Tony Ramos has been cut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chula blocks a jab.
Nice body punch from Ramos .
Chula tries to close the distance and clinch up but Ramos swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Ramos misses the shot to the body.
Chula tried to counter with a leg kick but Ramos avoided it.
Ramos jabs Chula to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Chula lands with a nice body punch.
Ramos checks the leg kick.
Chula uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ramos .
Chula throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Chula keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ramos takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
A combination from Chula does no damage.
Ramos moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Ramos scores with a jab to the head.
Ramos moves out of range of the body kick from Chula.
Ramos throws a body shot but no joy.
Chula on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Chula misses with a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Ramos gets a clinch.
Ramos struggles to land a body shot inside as Chula controls his hands.
I was talking to Chula's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Ramos looking for a takedown.
Ramos wants to stall.
Ramos blocks a body shot from Chula.
Chula avoiding damage.
Chula tries a body shot but Ramos blocks it.
Chula taking a breather.
Ramos throws an elbow but it's blocked.
A short right from Ramos on the inside.
Chula struggles to land a body shot inside as Ramos controls his hands.

Chula breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ramos darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Ramos closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Ramos lands with a shot to the body.
Nice cross by Chula.
Ramos tests Chula's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Chula misses the shot to the body.
Ramos throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ramos on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Chula is looking to land body kicks.
Chula connects with the punch.
Chula wants to slow Ramos down by chopping away at his legs.
Chula fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Ramos looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Chula misses with a low kick.
Chula is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Ramos looks to score with a jab to the body but Chula is just out of range.
The crowd cheers as Chula lands an impressive looking overhand right. Ramos doesn't seem phased though.
Sloppy strikes from Chula. Those never looked like landing.
Ramos is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Chula rather than just go for the knockout.
Ramos changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Ramos connects with a good right hand that stumbles Chula. Chula circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A nice inside leg kick there by Chula. That's going to slow Ramos down.
Chula misses with an attempted mid kick.
Ramos drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Chula defends it well.
Ramos keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Chula.
Nice shot lands for Ramos .
Chula connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tony Ramos dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Tony Ramos 's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Nice defenses there by Ramos .
Chula lands with a nice body punch.
Chula is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Chula scores with a three punch combo!
Chula tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ramos was well out of range. Poor timing from Chula.
Chula lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Ramos at a distance.
Chula scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Ramos misses with a looping right.
Chula throws a leg kick
and Ramos counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ramos scores with a shot to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ramos cracks a nice hook into Chula's ribs.
Ramos fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Chula manages to avoid it.
Chula throws a shot from downtown. Ramos moves away and avoids it.
Chula throws out a powerful jab.
Ramos checks the leg kick.
Chula takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
A telegraphed right hand from Chula misses the target.
Ramos connects with the punch.
A swing and a miss from Ramos .

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ramos thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nice uppercut there from Chula.
Chula loads up on a big right hand but Ramos slips the punch.
Chula throws out a powerful jab.

Ramos is rocked!
Ramos swings for the body but Chula moves out of range.
Ramos is still on wobbly legs! Can Chula finish him?
Ramos ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ramos throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Ramos misses with a wild body shot.
Chula misses with a low kick.
Ramos seems to have recovered his senses.
Good exchange - Ramos coming out on top.

Ramos gets in close and instigates a clinch.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Ramos goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Nice body punch from Chula - that landed with a thud.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
A left hand lands to the body for Chula.
Chula leaning his opponent against the cage.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ramos pushes Chula back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Ramos digs a right hand underneath Chula's ribcage. Chula let out a lung full of air as it connected.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ramos is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
A hook to the body from Chula.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Chula misses with some punches.
Chula lands a body punch.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Chula as Ramos tries to tie him up.
Ramos tries to score a body lock takedown but Chula shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Chula swings wildly with an uppercut but Ramos uses good head movement to avoid it.
Chula lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ramos prevents a body shot from Chula.
Chula swings wildly with an uppercut but Ramos uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ramos throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chula doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Chula lands a right hand.
Ramos looking to stall.
Ramos is looking for a takedown.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Ramos tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ramos working aggressively here.
Ramos tries to stall but Chula uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Chula struggles to land a body shot inside as Ramos controls his hands.
Chula gets underhooks to prevent Ramos 's takedown attempt.
Taran Chula has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Tony Ramos .

Chula's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Chula lands a slapping body shot.
Ramos with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Chula to score with a decent uppercut.
Tony Ramos seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Chula has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Chula there as he acknowledges the shot.
Nice sprawl there from Chula as Ramos shoots in.
Ramos looks to land a left hand but Chula moved out of range nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Chula tries to move into range but Ramos moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Ramos lands with an uppercut that bounces Chula off the cage and back into range.
Chula misses with an uppercut. Ramos saw that one coming.
Chula looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Chula comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ramos throws a hook but Chula blocks it.
Ramos takes a swing at Chula's ribcage but misses.
Ramos uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Chula.
Ramos is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Chula with a body shot.
Chula throws a body punch but Ramos moves out of range.
Ramos jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ramos connects with a body shot that sends Chula's belly button to the back.

Chula closes the distance and pushes Ramos back into the cage.
Good body shot from Chula.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Taran Chula has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Chula misses with a punch to the body.
Chula wants to stall.
Chula misses with a body punch.
Chula lands a left hand that snaps the head of Ramos backwards.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Taran Chula dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Tony Ramos 's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Chula throws a body punch but Ramos moves out of range.
Ramos appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Ramos throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Chula swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Chula fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ramos manages to avoid it.
Ramos changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Chula will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Ramos connects with a single shot there.
Chula throws a body punch but Ramos moves out of range.
Ramos checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Ramos misses with an uppercut.
Chula throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ramos loads up on a big right hand but Chula slips the punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Chula throws a body punch but Ramos moves out of range.
Ramos lands a jab-cross combination.
Ramos misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Ramos tries to clinch there but Chula circles away.
Chula throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ramos digs a good body shot into Chula's ribs.
Ramos showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Chula.
Ramos feints the counter takedown.

Chula gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Ramos throws a big elbow that misses.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Ramos accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Chula utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Ramos in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Ramos is looking to work some ground and pound but Chula has wrist control.
Ramos working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Chula's head.
Ramos throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Chula works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ramos chips away with some ground and pound.
Ramos has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Ramos scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Ramos throws a big elbow that misses.
Ramos landing with the ground and pound.
Ramos loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Ramos with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Ramos chips away with some ground and pound.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ramos throwing strikes from guard but Chula blocks nicely.
Ramos throws a big elbow that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ramos scoring with some ground and pound.
Chula preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Ramos scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Ramos missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Ramos missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Ramos advances position into side control!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
An elbow from Ramos crashes against the mat.
Ramos sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Chula is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
The strikes coming from Ramos are missing the target in this wave of attacks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ramos connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Chula some visible discomfort.
Chula knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Ramos on the ground.
Chula defending against the ground and pound.
Ramos throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Ramos throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Ramos misses with the ground and pound.

Ramos tries for a kimura but Chula is defending well.
Ramos working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ramos misses with the ground and pound.
Ramos creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.

And that's the end of the fight!
Tony Ramos comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Ramos 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 28:29
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:29
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Tony Ramos !
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
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mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
67%

 

Event: IFCXS2: Vinyard v Lomachenko     
Date:   Dec 08, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Klaus Chugman (ranked 781 p4p, 40 weight class) and Corey Clark (ranked 991 p4p, 53 weight class). Corey Clark struggled to make weight for this fight. He only made it down to 136.2lbs at the first attempt and had to take the additional two hours to make the official bout weight. Let's see how much it's taken out of him. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

150 cm
24
130 lbs
18 - 7 - 0
170 cm
22
150 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
Great wrestler
Counter fighter
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
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 18 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Klaus Chugman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Corey Clark !
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Chugman misses with a straight right.
Clark jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Clark throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Chugman counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.

Chugman seems to be working for a kimura but Clark defends the submission attempt.
We've been hearing good reports from Chugman's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Chugman is pressing down on Clark 's thigh, looking to free his foot. Clark is holding on for now.

Chugman is looking for a kimura here.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Chugman is working for a kimura but Clark is defending it quite comfortably.
Clark keeping hold of Chugman's head, controlling as best he can.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Chugman seems to be looking for submissions.
Clark 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.

Chugman is working for a kimura but Clark is defending it quite comfortably.
Clark is trying to maintain the position but Chugman is very close to passing his half guard.
Chugman works his way into full mount!
Clark is trying desperately to improve position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.

Chugman jumps to the side looking to secure the arm triangle…. Ooooh, that looks tight… Clark is gargling but he's managed to escape! Nice work there by Clark and Chugman has given up the dominant position trying to land that submission.

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!

Chugman is trying to get an arm triangle but Clark is defending well.

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

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Chugman is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Clark is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Clark is trying to control Chugman's posture but Chugman avoids it.

Chugman is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Clark has escaped the position, nice work there.
Clark can't do much from the bottom here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.

Chugman is trying to get an arm triangle but Clark is defending well.

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

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

Chugman wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Clark , who protects the arm well.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Chugman tries to move to full mount but Clark actually manages to regain half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Clark throws a looping overhand right but Chugman ducks down to avoid it.
Chugman changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
A slow jab from Clark misses its intended target.
Chugman changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Clark is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Chugman.
Clark thows a left - swing and a miss!
Clark misses with an uppercut. Chugman saw that one coming.
Clark looks for a takedown but Chugman sprawls well.
Chugman changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Chugman shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Clark but Clark pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Clark takes a swing at Chugman's ribcage but misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chugman is trying hard to land a takedown here. Clark sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Chugman fails with a takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Klaus Chugman. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Chugman tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Clark paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Chugman misses the shot to the body.
Clark avoids the body shot from Chugman.
It seemed like Clark was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Chugman is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Clark misses the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chugman misses with a hook
and Clark counters with a right hand to the body.
Clark misses with a straight right.
A big right from Clark misses.
Chugman half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Chugman misses with a leg kick.

Chugman clinches.

Chugman ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Chugman no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
Clark is in close to Chugman's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Clark 's corner. There ya go! There ya go!

Chugman throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Clark working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Clark must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Clark scores with a decent looking elbow strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Clark avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Chugman has momentary wrist control but Clark slips an elbow through the middle.

Chugman had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Clark defends it easily.
Chugman might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.

Chugman escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Clark gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Clark chips away with some ground and pound.
Clark postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Chugman keeping full guard, as Clark tries to pass.

Chugman is active off his back here, looking for submissions.

Chugman looking for a guillotine here but Clark defends easily.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Clark avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Clark lands a couple of decent looking shots.

Chugman looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Clark postures up and lands a big shot to Chugman's brow.
Clark advances position into side control!
Clark wants to control but Chugman is keeping him busy.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Clark working the ground and pound from side control.
Chugman is not content to let Clark control the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Corey Clark showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Chugman moves away from the strike by Clark .
Clark 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.
Clark moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Chugman blocks a jab.
Clark swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Clark looks to throw the jab but Chugman is out of range.
Clark 's corner calls for a 1-2. Clark obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Chugman slips a straight right by Clark .
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Chugman with a lazy takedown attempt
and Chugman takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Chugman fails miserably with a takedown attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Clark misses with an uppercut.
Chugman tries to counter with a takedown but Clark is quick to defend against it.
Clark cracks Chugman with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
A big left from Clark misses.
Clark throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Chugman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Chugman steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Clark .
Clark scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Clark throws a body shot but no joy.
Chugman drops down looking for a counter takedown but Clark sprawls and moves away.
Clark throws a lazy right hand but Chugman sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Corey Clark seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chugman fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Despite the aggression on Clark 's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Klaus Chugman. That's going to take a lot out of him.
A slow jab from Clark misses its intended target.
Clark uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Chugman.
A jab from Chugman misses.
Clark swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Chugman drops down looking for a counter takedown but Clark sprawls and moves away.
Chugman fails to land the takedown.
It seemed like Clark was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A telegraphed right hand from Clark misses the target.
Chugman feinted with a counter takedown.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Clark throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Chugman misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Clark sizes up Chugman with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Clark tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Chugman was well out of range. Poor timing from Clark .
Chugman changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.

Chugman gets the takedown into side control.

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

Chugman tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Chugman tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.

Chugman tries for a kimura but Clark is defending well.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Clark manages to get back to half guard.

Chugman is looking for a kimura here.

And that's the end of the fight!
Corey Clark comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Clark 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 Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 28:29
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Corey Clark !
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
27%

 

Event: CEC 631     
Date:   Dec 05, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Marco Ajax (ranked 287 p4p, 34 weight class) and Bruce Diehard (ranked 383 p4p, 51 weight class). Ajax kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is For Heavy Metal we will die!. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

160 cm
39
158 lbs
39 - 20 - 1
180 cm
36
158 lbs
31 - 16 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 39 wins, 20 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Marco Ajax!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bruce Diehard!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Timothy Bukovac and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diehard misses the body punch
and Ajax connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ajax misses the shot to the body.
It seemed like Diehard was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Diehard will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Ajax scores with a leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Diehard. Ajax does a little dance to reset his feet.
Diehard keeps the fight on the outside.
Diehard throws a leg kick but Ajax moved away.
Ajax feinted with a counter takedown.
Diehard missing with a left hand there. Ajax was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ajax fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Ajax throws a lazy uppercut
and Diehard counters with a straight right hand.
Ajax throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Diehard counter with a right hand.
Diehard looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Ajax half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
We've been hearing reports that Ajax has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
A telegraphed right hand from Ajax misses the target.
Diehard ducks under a wild hook from Ajax.
Ajax bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ajax slips a jab from Diehard.
Diehard throws a nice inside leg kick.
Ajax connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice inside leg kick there by Diehard. That's going to slow Ajax down.
Bruce Diehard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Ajax tries to work over Diehard's front leg with a kick but Diehard checks it.
Diehard misses with a body shot.
Diehard misses with a head kick.
Diehard dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Ajax throws a quick inside leg kick.

Ajax gets the takedown into side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Diehard tries to improve position but can't.
Diehard is still trying to improve position.
Ajax connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Diehard some visible discomfort.
Diehard is trying to work for a sweep but Ajax has mounted him!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Diehard slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Ajax trying to control the action but Diehard is working from the bottom.
Diehard on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ajax working Diehard over with strikes.
Diehard is looking to control Ajax's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Diehard avoid being mounted?
Diehard avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Ajax.
Diehard regains full guard. Nicely done.
Ajax content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Ajax has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Ajax wants to control from the top but Diehard keeps moving.
Diehard wants to sweep but no luck.
Diehard keeps trying to improve his position.
Ajax postures up in Diehard's guard and throws a big left but Diehard blocks it.
Diehard controls Ajax momentarily but Ajax frees himself.
Diehard pulls Ajax in close to his closed guard and prevents Ajax from doing any damage or advancing position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Ajax scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Diehard working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ajax.
Ajax trying to control the position from guard on top but Diehard is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Diehard is pulling down on Ajax's head to control his posture.
Ajax with a flurry of punches that miss.
Diehard not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Diehard looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Ajax postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Diehard not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Ajax postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Diehard lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Diehard wants to control from the top but Ajax keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Ajax throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Diehard looking to pass the guard.
Ajax might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.

Ajax working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Diehard doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Diehard manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Diehard slips nicely into half guard.
Diehard looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Marco Ajax 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.


Ajax throws a leg kick but Diehard sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Diehard misses the jab.
A slow jab from Ajax misses its intended target.
Diehard takes one on the button.
Diehard throws a body punch but Ajax moves out of range.
As Diehard backs away, Ajax returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Diehard lands with a thumping leg kick.
An inside leg kick from Ajax misses.
A little jabbing left from Diehard on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ajax cracks Diehard with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Marco Ajax seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Diehard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ajax moves away.
Ajax lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Diehard defending well as Ajax loads up on a big left hand.
Diehard checks a leg kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Diehard! But no joy.
Bruce Diehard seems to be getting the better of the standup.

Ajax looking to score a takedown here. Diehard is defending well but Ajax drives through and ends up in Diehard's guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Diehard is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Diehard is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Marco Ajax overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Ajax chips away with some ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diehard looking to hit a scissor sweep but Ajax is one step ahead there.

Diehard looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Ajax in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Diehard has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Ajax won't allow Diehard to sweep him here.
Ajax throwing strikes from guard but Diehard blocks nicely.
Diehard bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Ajax's guard.

Ajax looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ajax manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Diehard manages to get himself to full guard.

Ajax is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Ajax trying to control but Diehard is working from the bottom.
Diehard looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Ajax lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Ajax preventing the sweep.
Ajax is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Diehard can do to turn this around?
Ajax postures up.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Ajax's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Ajax is in close to Diehard's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Ajax is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Ajax stands up over Diehard, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ajax working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Ajax throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Ajax chips away with some ground and pound.
Ajax working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Ajax slips nicely into half guard.
Ajax lands strikes from half guard.
Ajax looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Diehard gets full guard.
Diehard is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Diehard is trying to control the action in half guard but Ajax is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Ajax is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Ajax regains full guard. Nicely done.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Ajax looking for a guillotine here but Diehard defends easily.
Ajax tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Ajax trying to keep a closed guard but Diehard is proving a slippery customer.

Ajax had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Diehard defends it easily.
Diehard trying to move into half guard but instead Ajax has managed to sweep!

Ajax trying to control the position from guard on top but Diehard is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ajax lands a couple of elbows.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Diehard just misses with a punch to the body.
Ajax looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Ajax with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

Ajax is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Diehard's half guard.
Ajax trying to control the action but Diehard is working from the bottom.
Diehard wants to control but Ajax is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Ajax not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Ajax is keen to just control but Diehard is a slippery customer.
Diehard makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Diehard.
Ajax looking to pass the guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Diehard wants to sweep here but Ajax controlling him for the moment.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Ajax accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Diehard trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Ajax looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Diehard puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Ajax tries to get to full guard but Diehard has control of the leg.
Ajax works his way to full guard. Good work.
Diehard controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

Ajax isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Diehard stacks Ajax on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Diehard!

Diehard tries for a kimura but Ajax is defending well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diehard tries to advance to mount but Ajax denies him.
Ajax is looking for a sweep.
Ajax prevents Diehard from improving position.
Ajax tries to bench press Diehard off him but Diehard keeps the position.
Diehard trying to control the position but Ajax is working away.
Ajax is looking for a sweep.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Diehard tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Diehard has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Diehard working away.
Ajax is looking to reverse the position.
Diehard tries to advance to mount but can't.
Ajax tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Diehard wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

Diehard is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Ajax has escaped the position, nice work there.
Diehard tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
Ajax is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Diehard's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ajax tries to get to full guard but Diehard has control of the leg.
Diehard moves into full mount! Ajax won't be happy about that!
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Diehard can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Ajax is looking to escape.
Diehard is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Bruce Diehard just about did enough to take it.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Ajax shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Ajax looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Ajax moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Ajax throws a body punch but Diehard moves out of range.
A low kick from Ajax misses
enabling Diehard to counter with a crisp jab.
Diehard throws a jab but it's blocked by Ajax.
Ajax will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Diehard lands a head shot.
Ajax connects with a leg kick. Diehard looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Ajax uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Diehard.
Ajax jabs at Diehard's body.
Diehard has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Ajax.

Ajax closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Diehard to the mat! Diehard manages to get full guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Ajax stands up over his opponent, looking to dive in with a big punch. Here he comes, superman style! Oh, the punch misses and Diehard has got him in a triangle choke for good measure! Oh no! Ajax manages to get his head free but now Diehard has transitioned to an armbar! Ajax grimaces and is forced to tap! Beautiful Jiu Jitsu from Diehard! I'd be surprised if that didn't end up as submission of the night!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:59 of round 4, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Bruce Diehard!
Bruce Diehard was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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G S C
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
46%

 

Event: SyFi 137     
Date:   Dec 02, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Roy Whitaker (ranked 144 p4p, 21 weight class) and Gideon Navarro (ranked 238 p4p, 36 weight class). The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

177 cm
21
175 lbs
10 - 1 - 0
181 cm
22
182 lbs
12 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Roy Whitaker !
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Gideon Navarro!
The judges for this bout are Eliza Hachem, Topper Green and Summer Carpenter.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice straight punches there by Navarro. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Navarro.
Navarro wants to slow Whitaker down by chopping away at his legs.
Whitaker swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Navarro tries to close the distance and clinch up but Whitaker swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Navarro missing with a left hand there. Whitaker was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Whitaker misses the shot to the body.
Navarro tries to close the distance and clinch but Whitaker swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Navarro takes a swing at Whitaker 's ribcage but misses.
A chopping leg kick lands by Navarro.
Gideon Navarro seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Whitaker throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Whitaker throws a jab but it's blocked by Navarro.
Navarro uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Whitaker .
Navarro fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Navarro misses with a looping right.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Navarro closes the distance but Whitaker moves to the side
and Whitaker counters with a straight right hand.

Navarro drives through and clinches with Whitaker against the cage.
Navarro keeps control of Whitaker as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.

Whitaker 's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Navarro connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Whitaker momentarily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Navarro gets in close and instigates a clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Whitaker lands a hook that snaps the head of Navarro backwards.

Whitaker breaks from the clinch.

Navarro closes the distance and clinches.
Whitaker lands a hook that snaps the head of Navarro backwards.

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

Navarro clinches.
Navarro has a couple of punches blocked by Whitaker .
Whitaker has had enough of the clinch but Navarro keeps him there for the moment.
Navarro lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Whitaker backwards.
Whitaker tries to circle away but Navarro has him pinned against the cage.
Navarro presses Whitaker against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Navarro.
Navarro swings wildly with an uppercut but Whitaker uses good head movement to avoid it.
Navarro misses with some punches.
Whitaker slowing the pace effectively.
Navarro misses with some punches.
Navarro lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Whitaker backwards.
Navarro misses with a punch on the inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Navarro lands with a short head shot on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Navarro misses with a short punch on the inside.
Navarro fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Navarro misses with a hook to the ribs.

Whitaker pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Navarro moves out of range as Whitaker strikes.
Navarro throws a jab when Whitaker was well out of range.
Whitaker misses with an uppercut.
Navarro moves into range and connects with a jab.
Whitaker ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Navarro moves away.
Navarro gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Whitaker .
Navarro connects with a right hand. Whitaker shakes it off.
A shot to the liver by Navarro. Beautiful body shot.
Whitaker fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Navarro manages to avoid it.
Navarro scores with a hook.
Whitaker on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Whitaker moves forwards but Navarro connects with a nice, crisp jab.

Whitaker is rocked!
Whitaker 's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Navarro connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Whitaker scrambles back to his feet.
Oh Whitaker is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Whitaker fails to land with a series of punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Navarro tries to close the distance and clinch but Whitaker swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
A quick step to the side and Whitaker tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Navarro blocks a jab.
Whitaker throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Navarro sees it coming and avoids it easily.

Navarro moves into the clinch successfully.
Whitaker is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Whitaker seems to have got his legs back now.
Navarro tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Navarro lands a body punch.
Navarro lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Whitaker backwards.
Whitaker scores with a nice hook to the head.
Navarro pushes Whitaker back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Whitaker struggles to land a body shot inside as Navarro controls his hands.
Whitaker lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Navarro backwards.
Navarro tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Whitaker tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Navarro lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Navarro has a couple of punches blocked by Whitaker .
Whitaker blocks a body shot from Navarro.
Navarro swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Navarro working aggressively here.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A head punch on the inside from Navarro fails to land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Navarro misses with a short punch on the inside.
Navarro blocking some punches.
I was talking to Whitaker 's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Whitaker blocking some punches.
Navarro tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Whitaker smiles and moves away.
Navarro tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Navarro defending well as Whitaker loads up on a big left hand.
Whitaker uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Whitaker throws a hook to the side of Navarro's head but Navarro sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Navarro closes the distance looking to clinch
enabling Whitaker to counter with a crisp jab.
Navarro fails with an attempt to clinch.
Whitaker throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Navarro sees it coming and avoids it easily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Navarro moves to clinch but Whitaker breaks away
enabling Whitaker to counter with a crisp jab.
Navarro scores with a nice strike.
Navarro is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Whitaker had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Navarro ducks under a wild hook from Whitaker .
Navarro bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gideon Navarro dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Navarro fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Navarro misses the jab.
Whitaker throws a shot from downtown. Navarro moves away and avoids it.
Navarro scores with a punch to the head.
Navarro takes one on the button.
Whitaker lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Navarro takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Whitaker ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

Navarro fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Whitaker , pushing him back against the cage.
Navarro working aggressively here.
Gideon Navarro seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Whitaker blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Navarro tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Navarro misses with a punch on the inside.
Navarro lands a hook to the side of the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Whitaker stalling in the clinch but Navarro improves position.
Navarro tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Whitaker blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Whitaker misses with a body punch.
Whitaker blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Whitaker trying to stall but Navarro improves his position.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Navarro fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Whitaker .
Navarro keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Whitaker 's efforts to push away.
Navarro has a couple of punches blocked by Whitaker .
Whitaker just leaning against Navarro, taking a breather.
Navarro jumps guard but Whitaker stands there with Navarro around his waist. Navarro gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Whitaker swings wildly with an uppercut but Navarro uses good head movement to avoid it.
Navarro fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Navarro has a couple of punches blocked by Whitaker .
Whitaker goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Navarro prevents Whitaker from breaking the clinch.

Whitaker breaks the clinch.

Navarro closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Navarro's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Navarro lands a left hand that snaps the head of Whitaker backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Navarro misses with a short punch on the inside.
Whitaker lands a body punch in the clinch.
Navarro can't find room to land a body shot as Whitaker controls the action.

Navarro successfully pulls guard.
Navarro has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Whitaker trying to stand up but can't free himself from Navarro's guard.
Navarro is trying to control the position but Whitaker postures up.
Whitaker being controlled here momentarily.
Whitaker postures up.

Navarro has an omoplata and is looking to use it perhaps as a submission or perhaps to transition. Whitaker is in a bit of discomfort here, but he's managed to free himself and has dived into side control! That didn't work out too well for Navarro.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
You can see the frustration on Navarro's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Navarro sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Whitaker wants to stand up but Navarro has a hold of him and won't allow it.

Navarro looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Navarro is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Whitaker decides to return to a standing 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.
Navarro slips under a jab from Whitaker .
Navarro uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Whitaker .
Navarro misses with an uppercut.
Whitaker dodges the punch combination from Navarro.
Whitaker scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Navarro wants to clinch.
Whitaker cracks Navarro with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Whitaker moves out of range of the strikes.
Navarro tries to clinch up.
Whitaker misses with a few strikes there.
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 Roy Whitaker will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Whitaker misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Navarro.
Navarro swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Whitaker digs a good body shot into Navarro's ribs.
Whitaker lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Navarro moves in looking to clinch but Whitaker pushes him off.
Navarro lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Navarro cracks Whitaker with an open hand slap.
Navarro ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Whitaker moves away.
Whitaker has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Navarro.
Whitaker keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Navarro.
Whitaker throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Whitaker throws a hook but Navarro avoids it easily.
Navarro tries to clinch up.
Navarro connects with a jab.
Navarro tries to clinch but Whitaker moves out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A good leg kick by Navarro.
Navarro is looking to clinch but Whitaker is avoiding it.
Whitaker ducks right into an uppercut from Navarro.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Navarro wants to clinch up but Whitaker keeps it at a distance.
Whitaker connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Navarro momentarily.
Navarro misses with a straight right.
It looked like Whitaker wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Whitaker throws a jab but it's blocked by Navarro.
Decent striking displayed by Whitaker there.

Navarro rushes Whitaker and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

Whitaker 's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Whitaker 's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Navarro connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Whitaker scrambles back to his feet.
Navarro uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Whitaker .
A telegraphed right hand from Whitaker misses the target.
Whitaker swings for the body but Navarro moves out of range.
Navarro tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
A little feinted left hand from Whitaker on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Navarro misses with a body shot
enabling Whitaker to counter with a crisp jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Whitaker . Navarro does a little dance to reset his feet.
Navarro wants to clinch up but Whitaker keeps it at a distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Decent striking displayed by Navarro there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Whitaker throws a jab but it's blocked by Navarro.
Whitaker takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Navarro with a jab.
Whitaker shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Navarro eats them both and turns towards Whitaker to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Whitaker fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

Navarro is rocked!
Whitaker misses the shot to the body.
Navarro is still on wobbly legs! Can Whitaker finish him?
Whitaker keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Navarro seems to have recovered his senses.
Whitaker thows a left - swing and a miss!

Navarro pushes Whitaker up against the cage in a clinch.
Whitaker misses with a punch on the inside.

Whitaker manages to break the clinch.
Whitaker walks into a left hand.
Whitaker misses with an uppercut. Navarro saw that one coming.
Whitaker takes one to the chin there.

Navarro has closed the distance and engaged Whitaker in a clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Whitaker taking a breather.
Still in the clinch, Navarro scores with a nice short uppercut.
Whitaker blocks an uppercut.
Navarro has a couple of punches blocked by Whitaker .
Whitaker blocks an uppercut.
Navarro tries to throw a body punch but Whitaker avoids it by throwing Navarro back against the cage.
Navarro misses with the head strike.
Whitaker blocks a body shot from Navarro.
Navarro misses with a body punch.
Navarro misses with a punch to the body.
Navarro tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Whitaker smiles and moves away.
A swing and a miss from Whitaker .

Navarro moves into range and clinches up with Whitaker .
A hook to the body from Whitaker .
Whitaker lands a body punch.
Navarro can't find room to land a body shot as Whitaker controls the action.
A nice left hand lands by Navarro.
Navarro throws a punch but it's blocked by Whitaker .

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Navarro lands with a short punch from the clinch.

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

Navarro clinches up with Whitaker and pushes him back against the cage.
Navarro lands with a light punch inside.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Whitaker tries to throw a body punch but Navarro avoids it by throwing Whitaker back against the cage.

Whitaker pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Navarro throws a series of punches but Whitaker avoids them all with ease.
An attempted straight right counter from Whitaker misses the target.
Navarro ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Whitaker needs to keep his hands up - Navarro had a free shot at his head there.
Navarro tries to clinch but Whitaker is having none of it.
The fight stays on the outside here - Navarro looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Navarro connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Navarro lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Navarro wants to clinch up but Whitaker keeps it at a distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Whitaker throws a shot from downtown. Navarro moves away and avoids it.
Navarro throws a leg kick which misses Whitaker 's front leg but catches the back leg as Whitaker tries to avoid it.
Whitaker throws a hook but Navarro avoids it easily.
Navarro slips a jab and a cross from Whitaker .
Whitaker throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Navarro ducks under a wild hook from Whitaker .
Whitaker takes a swing at Navarro's ribcage but misses.
A good leg kick by Navarro.
Navarro lands with a thumping leg kick.
Whitaker with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Roy Whitaker is winning the standup battle so far.
Whitaker chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Navarro can pounce on him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Whitaker misses with a wild body shot.

Navarro takes the fight into the clinch.
Navarro has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Whitaker seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Navarro can turn it around.
Navarro lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Navarro has a couple of punches blocked by Whitaker .

That's one minute gone in the round.
Navarro throws a head punch that misses.
Navarro misses with a hook from the clinch.
Navarro misses with a hook to the ribs.
Whitaker stalling the fight.
Whitaker throws a punch but it's blocked by Navarro.
Whitaker prevents a body shot from Navarro.
Navarro lands a left hand.
Navarro tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Whitaker 's elbow.
Navarro has a couple of punches blocked by Whitaker .
A right hook to the body lands for Whitaker .
Whitaker throws a head punch that misses.
Navarro misses with the head strike.
Navarro lands a hook to the side of the head.
Whitaker scores with a nice hook to the head.
Whitaker lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Whitaker throws a head punch that misses.
Navarro misses with a punch on the inside.
Navarro makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Whitaker stalling in the clinch but Navarro improves position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Navarro working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A short right from Navarro.
A nice left hand lands by Whitaker .
Navarro misses with a punch on the inside.
Navarro lands a hook to the side of the head.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Whitaker takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.

Whitaker breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Navarro steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Whitaker .
Whitaker misses with the combination.
Whitaker looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Navarro moves out of range of the strikes.
Whitaker misses with an uppercut. Navarro saw that one coming.
Whitaker swinging wildly here.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Whitaker blocking some punches.
Navarro has a couple of punches blocked by Whitaker .
Navarro throws a head punch that misses.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Navarro.
Whitaker blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Whitaker throws a punch but it's blocked by Navarro.
Whitaker works on Navarro's body with a couple of short punches.
Whitaker tries to throw a body punch but Navarro avoids it by throwing Whitaker back against the cage.

Whitaker breaks from the clinch.

Navarro moves into the clinch.
Navarro throws a punch but it's blocked by Whitaker .
Whitaker content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Whitaker stalling in the clinch but Navarro improves position.
A shot in the inside from Navarro.
Navarro working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Navarro makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Navarro swings wildly with an uppercut but Whitaker uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Navarro creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Navarro blocks an uppercut.
Whitaker is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Navarro tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Whitaker just stands there and leans against the cage.
Whitaker is trying to stall.
Whitaker has Navarro pushed against the cage.

Whitaker pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Nice jab there from Navarro.
Whitaker gets caught by a brutal right hook which buckles his knees! Whitaker tries to backpedal with his spaghettilegs but Navarro is headhunting and goes for the kill. A jab and a right hook connect and Whitaker buckles badly as his eyes roll back. The referee steps in and saves Whitaker !! Whitaker is complaining but he was clearly out on his feet. Navarro throws his mouthpiece into the crowd. Mmmm spit-tastic.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:43 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Gideon Navarro!
Gideon Navarro is the new welterweight champion!
During a confident post fight interview, Gideon Navarro thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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