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Event: PFC 279 Egyptian vs Arrturi     
Date:   Jul 18, 2021
#R1#
A lazy left from King finds it's target.#CL#
King gets in close and instigates a clinch.
King digs a right hand underneath Tattoo Guy's ribcage. Tattoo Guy let out a lung full of air as it connected.
King lands a shoulder strike.
Tattoo Guy blocks an uppercut.
Tattoo Guy wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but King has him pressed against the cage.
A hook to the body from King.
King throws a punch but it's blocked by Tattoo Guy.
King scores with an uppercut up the middle.
King lands with a short shot to the head. #BC2#
Tattoo Guy's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
King looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Tattoo Guy moves out of range as King strikes.
Tattoo Guy tries a quick counter leg kick but King is wise to it.
Tattoo Guy darts in looking for a takedown but King gets double underhooks and turns Tattoo Guy into the cage. #CL#
King pushes Tattoo Guy up against the cage in a clinch.
Tattoo Guy working hard to break the clinch.
Nice body punch from King.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.#BC2#
Tattoo Guy breaks from the clinch.
King misses the shot to the body.
Tattoo Guy doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
King swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.#T1#
Tattoo Guy shoots in but no luck this time.
Tattoo Guy tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but King defends well and Tattoo Guy ends up having to push King into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Twea King has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Stupid Tattoo Guy.
King stuffs the takedown.
Tattoo Guy fails with a takedown attempt.
King appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.#CL2#
Tattoo Guy takes the fight into the clinch.
Tattoo Guy's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
King tries a body shot but Tattoo Guy blocks it. #BC2#
Tattoo Guy breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
A cross from King lands.
Tattoo Guy shoots for a double leg takedown but King sprawls well. He's pushed Tattoo Guy's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily. #TD#
King darts in and lands a nice 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!#SUB#
King is working for a submission of some sort.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#T2##SUB#
King is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
King prevents Tattoo Guy from standing back up. #SUB#
King is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Tattoo Guy defends it well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.#SUB#
King is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there. #T3##SUB#
King is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
King is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Tattoo Guy is trying to stand up here but King is controlling him well. #SUB#
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
King trying to work for an americana but Tattoo Guy has managed to regain full guard.
Tattoo Guy controlling King's posture. #T4#
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Tattoo Guy wants to stand but King is controlling the position. #REF3#
The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Tattoo Guy fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
King scores with a jab to the head.
King scores with a hook to the body. Tattoo Guy takes a step back and tries to catch his breath. #CL#
King clinches up with Tattoo Guy and pushes him back against the cage.
A frustrated look appears on Tattoo Guy's face as he tries to break the clinch.
King misses with some punches.
King misses with the head strike.
King working aggressively here.
King lands with a short shot to the head.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Twea King dominated that round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare each other down, ready to get back to the action.#R2#
King misses with a shot to the body
and Tattoo Guy counters with an outside leg kick.
Tattoo Guy looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? King is fending him off so far but Tattoo Guy persists. Nope, King circles away and we're back to standing.
King throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
King scores with a head kick.
King fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Tattoo Guy shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says King as he avoids it easily.
Tattoo Guy will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Twea King has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Stupid Tattoo Guy.
King bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.#TD#
King looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
King's corner is telling him to maintain position.
King pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tattoo Guy is keeping the position for now.
King looking to sit in guard and control but Tattoo Guy gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top. #REVB#
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
King working a defensive guard here. #T1##SUB#
King has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Tattoo Guy can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Tattoo Guy trying to stand up but can't free himself from King's guard.
Tattoo Guy with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.#SUB#
King looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar. #SUB#
King is looking for a triangle but Tattoo Guy pushes his legs off easily.
King not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
King has a closed guard, preventing Tattoo Guy from standing up. #SUB#
King working for a triangle but Tattoo Guy defends it easily. #T2#
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Tattoo Guy working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Tattoo Guy wants to get up but he can't break King's closed guard. He needs to be careful trying to break the legs open, as he's open to submissions here.
King is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Tattoo Guy with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
King pulls Tattoo Guy in close to his closed guard and prevents Tattoo Guy from doing any damage or advancing position.#SUB#
King escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Tattoo Guy gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance. #SUB#
Tattoo Guy stands over his opponent and dives in with a flying punch! King throws up his legs and catches Tattoo Guy in a triangle! Oh this looks tight! Tattoo Guy tries to escape but he's forced to tap! Wow, fantastic work there by King! That came out of nowhere!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:57 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Twea King!
After the fight, Twea King 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.

 

Event: PFC 274 Arundel vs Jabbar     
Date:   Jun 20, 2021
#R1##CL2#
Lê clinches up with King and pushes him back against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by King.
King misses with a short punch on the inside. #BC2#
Lê breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
King displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Lê throws out the jab.
Lê changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Lê avoids the body shot from King.
Lê avoids the head kick by King.
King jabbing away but nothing is landing.
King swings for the body but Lê moves out of range.
It seemed like Lê was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Lê thows a left - swing and a miss!
Lê has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as King is landing a low percentage of strikes.
King misses with a body shot.
King misses with a straight left.
Lê lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
King throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Lê stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Lê throws a nice inside leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from King. Lê does a little dance to reset his feet.
Lê drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
King throws a jab when Lê was well out of range.
Twea King seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
King connects with a right hand. Lê shakes it off.
Jab from King.
King throws a jab but it's blocked by Lê. #T1#
King scores with a sloppy right hand. Lê should have avoided that one.
A big right from King misses.
Lê is clearly trying to counter these attacks from King with a body shot.
Good standup being displayed there by Lê as he connects with a hook.
Lê throws the kick towards the body but King avoids it.
An attempted straight right counter from King misses the target.
Donk. King catches Lê right on the button with a cross.
Lê misses with a straight right.
King has been working on his boxing with his coaches at The Grind in the buildup to the fight.
King looks to land a left hand but Lê moved out of range nicely.
King throws a hook but Lê blocks it.
Lê replies with a solid counter kick to the body but King blocks it well.
Lê punishes King's body with a nice straight punch.
Lê misses with a hook. King ducked under it nicely.
King shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Lê but Lê pushes him off and we're back to square one.
King slips a straight right by Lê.
Lê throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lê fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Lê works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Lê lands a nice shot that snaps King's head back.
Lê lands a nice shot to the body.
Lê tries to clinch but King is having none of it.
Quân Lê is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Lê misses with a looping left.#T2#
King's corner calls for a 1-2. King obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
King pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
And Lê responds with a good body kick, but King manages to step out the way in time.
Lê steps to the side to avoid the strikes from King.
Lê scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
King throws the left hand but Lê avoids the punch easily.
Lê throws a looping overhand right but King ducks down to avoid it.
King lands a jab.
King throws a hook to the side of Lê's head but Lê sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Lê scoring well with a low kick there.
King displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Lê throws out the jab.
King misses with a head kick.
King looks to score with a jab to the body but Lê is just out of range.
King takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
King scores with a punch to the head.
King throws a poor cross that misses
and Lê counters with a straight right hand.
Lê moves out of range as King strikes.
King throws a lazy right hand but Lê sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
King takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Lê avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Lê looks to land a body kick but King moved away.
King swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.#T3#
King avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
King throws the left hand but Lê avoids the punch easily.
Lê looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Lê walks into a straight right hand from King.
Lê drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.#TD#
King fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Lê sprawls well initially but King persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Lê is trying to get back to full guard.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Lê trying to control from the bottom. #SUB#
King is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Lê is just riding it out for now. King eventually gives up the hold. #SUB#
King is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Lê defends it well. #T4#
King seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense. #SUB#
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
King seems to be working for a kimura but Lê defends the submission attempt.
Lê moves into full guard.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Twea King will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.#R2#
King tries to score a power double leg takedown but Lê sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten King somewhat.
Quân Lê has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
King is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
King shoots in for a takedown but Lê shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Lê avoids the head kick by King.
Twea King is winning the standup battle so far.
King missing with a left hand there. Lê was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
King scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Lê with a nice calf kick.
Lê swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Lê lands with a straight right. King didn't see that one coming.
Lê swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
King misses with an uppercut.
Lê getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Nice shot by King.
Lê misses with a looping left.
Lê looks to land a body kick but King moved away.
Lê steps to the side to avoid the strikes from King.
A big right from King misses.
King misses with a looping left.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
King bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Lê's head.#T1#
Lê looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Lê misses with an attempted mid kick.
Lê scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
King misses with a hook. Lê ducked under it nicely.
King gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Good standup being displayed there by King as he connects with a hook.
King slips under a jab.
Lê takes a swing at King's ribcage but misses.
A slow jab from King misses its intended target.
Lê moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
No luck with that takedown attempt from King.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Twea King. That's going to take a lot out of him.
King throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
King throws a lazy right hand but Lê sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Lê appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
King shoots in for a takedown but Lê shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
King scores with a nice head shot.
Lê lands with a shot to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Lê throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Nice uppercut there from Lê.
King throws a jab when Lê was well out of range.
It seemed like Lê was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.#T2#
Lê connects with a nice looking jab.
King dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A head kick by King misses
and Lê counters with a solid body kick.
King moves into range and connects with a jab.
Lê uses good head movement to avoid the hook from King.
Lê keeps King at a distance using the push kick.
King ducks right into an uppercut from Lê.
Lê throws a quick inside leg kick.
King cracks Lê with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Lê cracks King with a right hand to the side of the head.
Lê lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
King scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Lê lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Lê misses with a looping right.
Lê lands a slapping body shot.
King throws a hook to the side of Lê's head but Lê sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
King misses with an uppercut. Lê saw that one coming.
Lê looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.#T3#
Lê lands a head shot.
King misses with a head kick.
Lê throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
King throws a jab but it's blocked by Lê.
Lê follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
King misses with a looping right.
Lê ducks under a wild hook from King.
King misses with an uppercut.
Lê keeps King at a distance using the push kick.
King doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
A big left from King misses.
King takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
A big right from King misses.
A big left from King misses.
King looks to land a right hand but Lê moved out of range.
King misses with a head kick.
King lands a head shot.
Good standup being displayed there by Lê as he connects with a hook.
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!
King moves out of range as Lê strikes.
Lê punishes King's body with a nice straight punch.#T4#
King throws out a loose jab but Lê uses good head movement to avoid it.
Lê digs a good hook to King's body. #CL2#
Lê clinches.
Lê lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt King or not.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Lê misses with a punch on the inside.
Lê tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Lê has a couple of punches blocked by King.
Lê lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of King backwards.
King tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Lê's elbow.
King throws a punch but it's blocked by Lê.
Lê misses with a punch to the body.
Lê misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short right from Lê on the inside.
Lê struggles to land a body shot inside as King controls his hands.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Lê lands with a left to the head.
King tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Lê digs a right hand underneath King's ribcage. King let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Lê blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Quân Lê showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare each other down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!#R3#
King misses with a body shot.
King throws out a loose jab but Lê uses good head movement to avoid it.
Lê fakes high and swings low for a body shot but King manages to avoid it.
Lê uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from King.
Lê dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Lê works King's body with a nice hook.
King fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Lê avoids it really well and circles away.
King throws the left hand but Lê avoids the punch easily.
Lê fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt King.
King moves out of range as Lê throws a body kick.
Lê with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
King lands a nice shot that snaps Lê's head back.
Lê gets cracked with a nice right hand there by King.#TD#
King 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!#SUB#
King is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Lê doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time King. #SUB#
King is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Lê doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time King.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.#T1##SUB#
King is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Lê defends it well. #SUB#
King wants to work for an arm triangle but Lê is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt. #T2#
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
King looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
King is pressing down on Lê's thigh, looking to free his foot. Lê is holding on for now. #SUB#
King seems to be looking for submissions. #SUB#
King is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
King is trying to control the action in half guard but Lê is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard. #T3#
Lê controlling the position well. #ES2#
Lê pushes King off and gets back to his feet.
Lê with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling King to score with a decent uppercut.
Lê slips a straight right by King.
King walks into a straight right hand from Lê.
King is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
King takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
King misses with an uppercut.
King shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Lê defends it nicely.
Lê avoids the body shot from King.
Lê throws a big shot that misses.
A big right from King misses. #T4#
Lê throws a leg kick which misses King's front leg but catches the back leg as King tries to avoid it.
King misses with a body shot.
Lê lands a glancing blow to the side of King's head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! King crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Lê - the referee stops the clock and King gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Lê. King manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
King misses with a hook to the body
and Lê counters with a solid body kick.
Lê just misses with a punch to the body.
King looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Lê cracks King with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
King avoids the head kick by Lê.
Lê throws a looping overhand right but King ducks down to avoid it.
Lê pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A cross from King lands.
King pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
King throws out a loose jab but Lê uses good head movement to avoid it.
Lê throws a hook but King blocks it.
King misses with a hook to the body
and Lê connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
King checks a leg kick.
Lê fakes high and swings low for a body shot but King manages to avoid it.
King dips to his left and cracks Lê with an uppercut!

And that's the end of the fight!
Quân Lê comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Lê 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 Richard Clark scores the fight 28:29
Judge James Glass scores the fight 28:30
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Quân Lê!

 

Event: PFC 269 Marceau vs Jones     
Date:   May 30, 2021
#R1#
Lê takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Lê moves away from the strike by King.
A swing and a miss from King.
Lê tried to counter with a leg kick but King avoided it.
King throws a head kick but Lê moves out of range.
Lê with a hook.
King connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Lê slips a straight right by King.
A slow jab from King misses its intended target.
It appears Lê was looking to counter with a kick there.
Lê with a hook.
King scores with a hook.
Lê on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Twea King seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
King throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
King scores with a nice strike.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Lê uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from King.
Nice defenses there by Lê.
Lê looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
King throws an off balance right hand
and Lê counters with a low kick, right behind King 's knee.
King throws a lazy uppercut
and Lê counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
King lands a nice looking body shot.
Lê uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by King.
Lê swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
King throws a right hand that misses
and Lê cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
King misses with a left hand
and Lê connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
King takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Lê looks to land a body kick but King moved away.#T1#
King takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Lê slips a jab from King.
Lê throws a low kick but King avoids it.
Lê is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by King.
King avoids a kick to the body.
Lê takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
King swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A jab from King finds it's way through Lê's defenses.
The fighters circle momentarily. King darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
King cracks Lê with a right hand to the side of the head.
King jabs at Lê's body.
Quân Lê is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Lê pushing out the jab but it's not landing. #CL#
Lê darts in and clinches King up against the cage.
A hook to the body from Lê.
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!
Lê goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A short right hand to the side of the head by King.
A nice right hand lands inside from Lê.
King lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Lê lands on the inside with an uppercut.
King digs a right hand into Lê's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Lê's gas tank.
A short right hand to the side of the head by King.
King tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage. #T2#
King doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
King misses with a hook from the clinch.
King has a couple of punches blocked by Lê.
King tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A nice left hand lands by Lê.
King blocks an uppercut. #BC#
Lê breaks the clinch.
King throws out a powerful jab.
Lê scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Lê lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.#CL2#
Lê gets tackled into the cage by King. King maintains the clinch.
Lê lands with a light punch inside.
King prevents a body shot from Lê.
King wants to break the clinch but can't.
A short right from Lê on the inside.
Still in the clinch, King scores with a nice short uppercut.
King has had enough of the clinch but Lê keeps him there for the moment.#TD2#
King manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back. #SUB2#
King looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Lê passes into side control.
King tries to get back to half guard but can't.#T3#
King wants to control but Lê postures up.
King tries to improve position but can't. #SU#
Lê stands up and beckons King to his feet.
Lê displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as King throws out the jab.
King throws a hook to the side of Lê's head but Lê sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
King avoids the body shot from Lê.
King connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.#T4#
Lê tries to move into range but King moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Lê looks to land a left hand but King moved out of range nicely.
Lê throws a lazy right hand but King sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
King scores with a jab to the head.
A big left from King misses.
Lê uses good head movement to avoid the hook from King.
King is trying hard to land a takedown here. Lê sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
King connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe. #TD2#
King bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!#SUB2#
King goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Lê rolls with the submission and now he's on top in King's guard! Nice work there by Lê!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#SUB2#
King escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Lê gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Lê pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. King is keeping the position for now.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
King wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Lê is now in half guard.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Twea King will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.#R2#
Nice cross by Lê.
Quân Lê has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Lê moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
King throws a hook to the side of Lê's head but Lê sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
King misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
King has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Lê.
Lê pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Lê avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
King digs a good hook to Lê's body.
Lê gets cracked with a nice right hand there by King.
Lê throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Lê scoring well with a low kick there.
King throws a looping overhand right but Lê ducks down to avoid it.
Lê jabs King right on the nose. King blinks but takes it well.
Lê avoids the body shot from King.
King throws out a loose jab but Lê uses good head movement to avoid it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Donk. King catches Lê right on the button with a cross.
Nice defenses there by Lê.
King throws a jab but it's blocked by Lê.
King keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Lê.
Lê lands a jab to the nose.#T1#
King throws the left hand but Lê avoids the punch easily.
Lê misses with a low kick.
A head kick misses from King.
Lê moves away from the strike by King.
King keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Lê defending well as King loads up on a big left hand.
Lê moves in looking to clinch but King pushes him off.
King tests Lê's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Lê scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. King doesn't seem bothered though.
Lê stuns King with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.#TD2#
King bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.

Lê bucks up and manages to escape back to his feet!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
King looks to score with a jab to the body but Lê is just out of range.
King takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
King throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Lê fakes high and swings low for a body shot but King manages to avoid it.
King scores with a jab to the jaw.
Lê looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.#T2#
King lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
King 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.
King uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Lê.#CL#
Lê closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Lê working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Lê throws a punch but it's blocked by King.
King misses with a punch on the inside.
Lê lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Lê tries to work over King's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
King misses with a punch to the body.
King misses with a hook to the ribs.
Quân Lê has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Lê lands a body shot.
King lands with a short shot to the head.
Lê is working King over against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for King.
A short uppercut from Lê.
King misses with a hook from the clinch.
Lê misses with a body punch.
Lê tried to land a shot to the body but connects with King's elbow. #BC2#
King pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Lê throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Lê staying out of range there.#T3#
King uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Lê.
Lê scores with a kick to the midsection.
Lê swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Lê looks to throw the jab but King is out of range.
Lê lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
King thows a left - swing and a miss!
King lands a head shot.
Lê walks into a jab.
King misses with a hook to the body
and Lê counters with a leg kick.
Lê bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Lê connects with an inside leg kick.
Lê drops his hands momentarily and King takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Lê swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Lê looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
A looping hook to the body misses from Lê. King does a little dance to reset his feet.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A big right from King misses.
Lê is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Lê displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as King throws out the jab.
King throws a sloppy head kick and Lê moves out of range easily.
King scores with a nice strike.
Lê moves out of range as King strikes.
Lê appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Lê misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick. #T4#
King uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Lê.
King fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Lê looks to land a left hand but King moved out of range nicely.
King misses with an uppercut
and Lê counters with a thumping low kick.
Lê throws a half hearted mid kick.
King looks to land a left hand but Lê moved out of range nicely.
King keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Lê.
Lê connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
King jabbing away but nothing is landing.
King lunges at Lê with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Lê's hand.
Lê drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
King misses with a hook. Lê ducked under it nicely.
King is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Lê.
King slips under a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Lê scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Lê misses with a wild body shot.
Lê connects with a body shot.
Lê looks to score with a jab to the body but King is just out of range.
King uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Lê.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Quân Lê dominated that second round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!#R3#
King throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
King's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
King staying out of range there.
Lê keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from King.
King lands with a cross.
Lê ducks under a wild hook from King.
Lê quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Lê throws a chopping leg kick but King manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
King misses with a right hand
and Lê counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Lê lands a nice looking body kick.#TD2#
King is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Lê's half guard.

Lê pushes King off and gets back to his feet.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Lê throws a leg kick that misses.
King avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Lê throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Lê swings for the body but King moves out of range.
It seemed like King was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Lê misses with a looping right.
King stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
King moves out of range of the body kick from Lê. #T1#
Lê takes a jab right on the kisser.
King throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
King lands a jab to the nose.
King walks into a left hand.
Lê's hands are dropping dangerously low here and King connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Lê scrambles back to his feet.
A slow jab from King misses its intended target.
King lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Lê ducks down and throws a hook to the body but King moves away.
King tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Lê was well out of range. Poor timing from King.
Lê was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
King scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
King checks a low kick from Lê.
Lê uses good head movement to avoid the hook from King.
King cracks Lê with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
King throws a body shot but no joy.
Lê takes a swing at King's ribcage but misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A swing and a miss from King.
Lê appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Donk. King catches Lê right on the button with a cross.#CL#
Lê takes the fight into the clinch.
Lê struggles to land a body shot inside as King controls his hands. #T2#
Lê swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Lê tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Lê lands a left hand.
Lê lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of King backwards.
King lands a body punch.
Lê goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
King tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Lê just stands there and leans against the cage.
Lê lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of King backwards.
Lê working aggressively here. #BC#
Lê escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Lê on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Lê bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps King's head backwards.
King lands a high kick!
Lê throws a shot from downtown. King moves away and avoids it.
King steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Lê.
King tests Lê's chin there with a solid looking shot.
King misses with an uppercut
and Lê counters with a nice uppercut.
King throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd. #T3#
Lê looks to land a right hand but King moved out of range.
King throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Lê counters with a nice uppercut.
Lê throws a body punch but King moves out of range.
King slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
King scores with a decent looking hook.
Lê keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from King.
King avoids the body shot from Lê.
King ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
King misses with a straight left.
Nice jab there from King.
Lê takes one to the side of the head.
Lê uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from King.
Lê pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Lê uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from King.
A big right from Lê misses.
King jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Lê misses with a straight right.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Lê misses with a wild body shot.
King shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Lê sprawls well. Lê wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. King gets slowly back to his feet.#T4#
Lê is looking to land body kicks.
Lê lands with an uppercut that bounces King off the cage and back into range.
Lê tries to clinch but King is having none of it.
Lê looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
King throws out a powerful jab.
Lê misses with a looping left.
Lê throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
King bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Lê's head.
King throws out a loose jab but Lê uses good head movement to avoid it.
King throws a hook but Lê blocks it.
The fighters circling - King throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
King misses with a hook. Lê ducked under it nicely.
Lê ducks under a wild hook from King.
Lê tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
King throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Lê looks to score with a jab to the body but King is just out of range.
King looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Twea King.
I think King 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 Yuuki Gou scores the fight 30:27
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight 28:29
Judge Shirou Masuda scores the fight 29:29

The fight is ruled a draw!

 

Event: PFC 265 Mfer vs Jabbar     
Date:   May 09, 2021
#R1#
King misses with a straight left.
King has been working on his boxing with his coaches at The Grind in the buildup to the fight.
King misses with a lunging right hand #TD2#
and Sagaki counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Sagaki.
King working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Sagaki.
King is trying to keep Sagaki in close. #SUB#
Sagaki is posturing up here but King has hold of an arm and he's gone for an armbar! Sagaki tries to roll out but it's too tight and Sagaki has to tap! Slick submission there by King!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:34 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Twea King!

 

Event: Syn Kilo vs Spanner     
Date:   Nov 08, 2020
#R1#
The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Vuce uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by King.
As King tries to get set, Vuce tries to push him back and clinch up but King manages to avoid the attempt.
King's coach down at Team Alpha Midget was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on King's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
King throws a leg kick which misses Vuce's front leg but catches the back leg as Vuce tries to avoid it.
King with a hook.
King connects with a right hand. Vuce shakes it off.
King throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
As King tries to get set, Vuce tries to push him back and clinch up but King manages to avoid the attempt.
King throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.#CL2#
The fight moves into the clinch position.
King lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Vuce throws an elbow but it misses.
King avoids a wild elbow strike from Vuce.
King avoids a wild elbow strike from Vuce.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
King misses with a hook to the ribs.
Vuce throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Vuce misses with an elbow strike.
A short right from King.
Vuce pushes off an throws an elbow but King leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
King avoids the elbow strike from Vuce, against the cage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, King creates a bit of distance for himself and scores 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!
Vuce lands a nice elbow. #T1#
Vuce misses with an elbow over the top.
King tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Vuce just stands there and leans against the cage.
Good body shot from King.
King tries to work over Vuce's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Vuce misses with an elbow strike.
King blocks an elbow strike.
Vuce pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
With the fighters up against the cage, Vuce throws an elbow but misses.
King working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Vuce pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
King tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vuce's elbow.
King lands an uppercut.
Vuce misses with an elbow over the top.
King cracks Vuce with a nice body shot.
Vuce misses with an elbow over the top.
King lands a body punch in the clinch.
A body shot lands from King.
King lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Vuce just misses with a elbow thrown towards King's brow.
King tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vuce's elbow.
King takes an elbow to the temple.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A short left from King.
King lands a hook that snaps the head of Vuce backwards. #ROC2#Vuce is rocked!#T2#
King lands a shot to the body.
Oh Vuce is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!#BC2#
King breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
King closes the distance and lands a vicious right hand that drops Vuce! King dives in looking to finish! Vuce is still trying to defend himself but he's taking too many shots and the referee has no choice but to stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:10 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Twea King!

 

Event: Syn 696 Point vs Puno     
Date:   Jul 04, 2020
#R1#
The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Joe throws a hook but King avoids it easily.
King goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Joe now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Joe checks the leg kick.
Joe looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Joe shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Joe digs a good hook to King's body.
King takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Joe has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Nice body punch from King.
Joe pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A big left from Joe misses.
King misses with a wild body shot.
Joe checks the leg kick.
Joe lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Joe keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Joe looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
King throws a low kick but Joe moves out of range easily.
King fails in his attempt to clinch.
King misses the shot to the body.
King definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
King misses the shot to the body.
Twea King seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
King connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Joe's hands.
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!
Joe checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
King is looking to wear down Joe with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Joe jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Joe fakes high and swings low for a body shot but King manages to avoid it.#T1#
Joe takes a swing at King's ribcage but misses.
Joe with a body punch. A glancing blow.
King slips a straight right by Joe.
It looked like King wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A big left from Joe misses.
King steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Joe.
King works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
King throws a body punch but Joe moves out of range.
Joe looks like he wants to counter punch here.
King takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
King throws a poor cross that misses
letting Joe counter with a right hand.
Joe takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
King is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Joe.
Joe throws a looping overhand right but King ducks down to avoid it.
Joe lands a right hook to the body.
Joe swings and misses with a hook to the body.
King scores with a jab to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
King misses with a body shot.
King lands a jab to the head.
A looping hook to the body misses from King. Joe does a little dance to reset his feet.
Joe throws a body punch but King moves out of range.
Joe blocks a jab.#T2#
A slapping leg kick lands for King.
King throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
King steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Joe.
King throwing a counter right hand but Joe manages to avoid it.
Joe throws a hook to the side of King's head but King sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
King connects with a crisp jab.
A low kick from King is predictable there
and Joe counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
King tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Joe was well out of range. Poor timing from King.
King tests Joe's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Joe looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Joe ducks down and throws a hook to the body but King moves away.
King ducks under a wild hook from Joe.
King lands a jab to Joe's midsection.
King tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Joe was well out of range. Poor timing from King.
Joe swings and misses with a hook to the body.
King defending well as Joe loads up on a big left hand.
King misses with a low kick.
King is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Jab from King.
Joe throws a body shot but no joy.
Joe swings and misses with a hook to the body. #T3#
King scores with a jab to the jaw.
Joe avoids the body shot from King.
Joe moves away from the strike by King.
Joe scores with a decent looking hook.#CL#
King has managed to clinch. #BC2#
Joe manages to break the clinch.
Joe waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract King.
Joe tests King's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Joe misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from King.
Joe throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
King fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Joe checks it well.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Joe! But no joy.
Joe uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from King.
Joe takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
King ducks under a wild hook from Joe.
King fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Joe manages to avoid it.
Joe throws an uppercut from half a mile away. King sees it coming and avoids it easily.
King throws a shot to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The fighters circling - King throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Joe closes the distance and lands a one-two.
King ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Joe moves away.#T4#
King clobbers Joe with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Joe avoids the body shot from King.
Joe shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Nice defenses there by King.
King tests Joe's chin there with a solid looking shot.
King slips under a jab.
King was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
King misses with a low kick.
Joe uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by King.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Joe! But no joy.
Joe misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from King.
Joe throws a looping overhand right but King ducks down to avoid it.
Joe takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
King thows a leg kick but Joe checks it
and Joe counters with a nice uppercut.
Joe misses with a wild body shot.
King throws the left hand but Joe avoids the punch easily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
King lands a jab.
King throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
King lands a lovely overhand right.
King slips under a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Twea King dominated that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!#R2#
A jab from Joe misses.
King throws a shot from downtown. Joe moves away and avoids it.
Nice defenses there by Joe.
King throws a predictable looking body shot
enabling Joe to counter with a crisp jab.
Joe moves out of range of the leg kick from King.
Joe takes a swing at King's ribcage but misses.
King comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
A leg kick checked by Joe.
Joe avoids the body shot from King.
King misses with a body punch
and Joe counters with a nice body shot.
King gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Joe.
King lands a nice leg kick that just misses Joe's sensitive parts.
A swing and a miss from King.
King takes a swing at Joe's ribcage but misses.
King swings and misses with a shot to the body
enabling Joe to counter with a crisp jab.
Joe avoids the body shot from King.
Joe avoids the body shot from King.
Joe stuns King with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
King throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Joe sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Joe looks to score with a jab to the body but King is just out of range.#T1#
King looks to throw the jab but Joe is out of range.
Joe dips to his left and cracks King with an uppercut!
A slow jab from Joe misses its intended target.
King throws a looping overhand right but Joe ducks down to avoid it.
Joe looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Joe misses with an uppercut. King saw that one coming.
King tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Joe was well out of range. Poor timing from King.
A looping hook to the body misses from King. Joe does a little dance to reset his feet.
Joe works the jab nicely.
King lands a glancing blow to the side of Joe's head.
King with a nice calf kick.
Jab from Joe.
Joe throws a jab when King was well out of range.
Joe scores with a jab.
King doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
King ducks under a wild hook from Joe.
Twea King is winning the standup battle so far.
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!
King misses with a body shot.
Joe appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
King fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Joe is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by King.
Joe digs a good body shot into King's ribs.#T2#
King takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
King takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A jab from Joe does it's job there.
King connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Joe works King's body with a nice hook.
Joe throws a jab but it's blocked by King.
King moves out of range of the strikes.
A decent looking cross lands there for King.
King takes a swing at Joe's ribcage but misses.
Joe looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
A telegraphed right hand from Joe misses the target.
King steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Joe.
Joe has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from King finds it's way round the side to connect with Joe's head.
King throws a lazy right hand but Joe sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
King misses with a body shot.
Joe looks to land a right hand but King moved out of range.
King throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
King ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
King is looking to score with low kicks.
Glass Joe has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T3#
King misses with an uppercut. Joe saw that one coming.
Joe checks the leg kick nicely there.
Joe fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
King connects with the punch.
A telegraphed right hand from King misses the target.
King slips under a jab from Joe.
Joe ducks down and throws a hook to the body but King moves away.
King lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Joe throws out a loose jab but King uses good head movement to avoid it.
Joe drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Joe throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Joe fakes high and swings low for a body shot but King manages to avoid it.
Joe misses with a hook. King ducked under it nicely.
King staying out of range there.
Joe takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Joe misses with a hook.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from King 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 Joe has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Joe and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Joe scores with a body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
King scores with a jab to the body.#T4#
A looping hook to the body misses from King. Joe does a little dance to reset his feet.
Joe throws a shot to the body.
King moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
King misses with a straight left.
Joe throws out a counter right but King avoids it with no problem.
Joe throws a lazy right hand but King sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
King ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Joe moves away.
Joe misses with a wild body shot.
Joe misses with a wild body shot.
King scores with a nice head shot.#CL#
King drives through and clinches with Joe against the cage.
King digs a right hand underneath Joe's ribcage. Joe let out a lung full of air as it connected.
King blocks a punch to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for King.
Joe blocks a body shot from King.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Joe softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
King lands with a light punch inside.
King misses with a punch on the inside. #TD#
King pulls guard.
King throws a couple of shots from the bottom but they don't land.
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 Twea King will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!#R3#
Joe fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. King looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Joe misses with a wild body shot.
King keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
King uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Joe.
King is looking to counter punch.
King throws a leg kick but Joe moved away.
Joe throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
King jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Joe throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
An inside leg kick from King misses.
Joe swings for the body but King moves out of range.
King lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
King scores with a nice right hand.
King is looking to score with low kicks.
It seemed like Joe was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Good shot there by Joe.
King moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
King connects with a body shot that sends Joe's belly button to the back.
King ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
King connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Joe misses with a looping left.#T1#
King throws out a powerful jab.
Joe throws a jab but it's blocked by King.
King connects with a solid leg kick.
Joe's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Nice defenses there by King.
King throws a chopping leg kick but Joe manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Joe misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from King.
Joe throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
King was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Joe on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
King bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
King swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
King connects with a nice looking jab.
Joe cracks King with a good jab.
King uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Joe on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Joe takes a shot right to the bread basket.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nice defenses there by King.
King takes one to the chin there.
King fails with an attempt to clinch.
King keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Joe.
King tests Joe's chin there with a solid looking shot.#T2#
King ducks right into an uppercut from Joe.
A punch lands to the side of Joe 's head but he takes it in his stride.
King tests Joe's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Joe throws out a loose jab but King uses good head movement to avoid it.
Joe has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Joe throws a looping overhand right but King ducks down to avoid it.
Joe throws a body punch but King moves out of range.
King misses with a straight right.
Joe throws a body shot but no joy.
King throws a good cross that connects.
A slapping leg kick lands for King.
Joe is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by King.
Joe throws an uppercut from half a mile away. King sees it coming and avoids it easily.
King swings and misses with a hook to the body.
King throws out a powerful jab.
King throws out a loose jab but Joe uses good head movement to avoid it.
Joe takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
King connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.#T3#
King lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Joe's corner calls for a 1-2. Joe obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
King throws a leg kick that misses.
Joe misses with a body shot.
Joe scores with a nice strike.
Joe walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
King looks to score with a jab to the body but Joe is just out of range.
A shot to the liver by King. Beautiful body shot.
Joe tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but King was well out of range. Poor timing from Joe.
A big right from Joe misses.
Joe tries to move into range but King moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
King's corner calls for a 1-2. King obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
King scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Joe doesn't seem bothered though.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Joe throws out a loose jab but King uses good head movement to avoid it.
King swings for the body but Joe moves out of range.
Joe uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by King.
Joe is clearly trying to counter these attacks from King with a body shot.
King pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Joe lands a body shot. #T4#
Joe moves out of range of the leg kick from King.
Joe lands with a shot to the body.
Joe throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Joe throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Joe misses the shot to the body.
Nice defenses there by King.
King attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Joe misses with a body shot.
Joe takes one on the button.
King throws a body punch but Joe moves out of range.
Joe tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but King was well out of range. Poor timing from Joe.
Joe gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Joe misses with a wild body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A solid leg kick lands there for King.
Joe throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
King connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Twea King is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
King lunges at Joe with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Joe's hand.

And that's the end of the fight!
Twea King showed his dominance in that final round.
Well King 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 29:28
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 30:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Twea King!

 

Event: Demolition 7 - Petrov vs King     
Date:   Jan 27, 2020
#R1#
Nice uppercut there from Petrov.
A jab from Petrov does it's job there.
Petrov throws a body punch but King moves out of range.
Petrov shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. King eats them both and turns towards Petrov to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that King 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.
Petrov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
King throws out a loose jab but Petrov uses good head movement to avoid it.
King scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
King misses with a hook. Petrov ducked under it nicely.
King tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Petrov was well out of range. Poor timing from King.
King scores with a jab. Petrov acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
King throws a jab when Petrov was well out of range.
King ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Petrov moves away.
King blocks a jab.
Petrov cracks King with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.#TD2#
A momentary lapse in concentration from Petrov enables King to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Petrov manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.#ES#
Petrov has butterfly guard. He's looking to stand up here. He pushes King off him and springs to his feet nicely. The crowd applauds.
Petrov connects with a jab.
King dips down and scores with a jab to the body.#T1#
Petrov showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from King.
Petrov lands with a cross.
King misses with a wild body shot.
Petrov cracks King with a right hand to the side of the head.
King throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
King swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Petrov works King's body with a nice hook.
Petrov throws a body shot but no joy.
King fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Petrov with a nice cross.
Petrov has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Blake Phoenix's Champion Factory in the buildup to the fight.
King just misses with a punch to the body.
Petrov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from King.
Petrov doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
King misses with a looping right.
King doesn't manage to clinch there - Petrov circles away.
King misses with a body shot. #T2#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Petrov lands with a shot to the body.
Petrov slips under a jab.
Petrov swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Petrov throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Petrov misses with a looping left.
Jab, jab by King - just one landing.
King fails with the takedown.
Sergei Petrov is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
King throws a shot from downtown. Petrov moves away and avoids it.
King missing with a left hand there. Petrov was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A little feinted left hand from Petrov on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
King misses with a wild body shot.
Nice straight punches there by Petrov. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Petrov.#CL2#
King has Petrov up against the cage in a clinch.
King misses with a short punch on the inside.
Petrov softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.#TD2#
King pulls guard.
Petrov controls from within his opponent's guard. #T3#
Petrov being controlled here momentarily.
Let's hope that King has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
King is trying to keep Petrov in close.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#SUB2#
King looking for subs off his back but Petrov has passed one foot through into half guard.
King throws a sloppy strike from the bottom. He's now off balance and Petrov manages to pass to side control. #T4#
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
You can see the frustration on King's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Petrov gets to mount! King was on the offensive and wasn't defending properly.
King is looking to improve his position but Petrov isn't that keen on the idea.
King tries to hold on but Petrov pushes him away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sergei Petrov dominated that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2#
Petrov scores with a jab.
King just misses with a punch to the body.
Petrov swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Petrov scores with a punch to the head.
Petrov cracks King with an open hand slap.
Good standup being displayed there by King as he connects with a hook.
Petrov is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that King can do to turn this around?
Petrov takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
King's corner calls for a 1-2. King obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
King tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Petrov paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Sergei Petrov is winning the standup battle so far.
King throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
King thows a left - swing and a miss!
King looks to score with a jab to the body but Petrov is just out of range.
King misses with a hook. Petrov ducked under it nicely.
King looks to score with a jab to the body but Petrov is just out of range.
King throws a shot to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Petrov slips under a jab.
Petrov avoids the body shot from King.
Petrov keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from King.
Petrov thuds his right hand into King's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.#T1#
King swings widly with a right hand
and Petrov counters with a straight right hand.
Petrov jabs King to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Jab by Petrov.
King looks to land a left hand but Petrov moved out of range nicely.
Petrov swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Petrov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but King manages to avoid it.
King looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Petrov tests King's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Twea King seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
King fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
King misses with a jab to the body
and Petrov counters with a stiff right hand.
King thuds his right hand into Petrov's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
King misses with a right hand
and Petrov counters with a stiff right hand.
King missing with a left hand there. Petrov was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Petrov lands with an overhand left.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A telegraphed right hand from Petrov misses the target.
Petrov misses with a wild body shot.
Petrov slips under a jab.
Petrov misses the jab.
King swings widly with a right hand
and Petrov counters with a nice uppercut. #T2#
Petrov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A big left from Petrov misses.
King swings for the body but Petrov moves out of range.
King throws a big shot that misses.
Petrov was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
King throws a jab but it's blocked by Petrov.
King tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Petrov was well out of range. Poor timing from King.
King throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Petrov sees it coming and avoids it easily.
King on the wrong end of a nice hook.
King misses the body punch
and Petrov counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
King dips to his left and cracks Petrov with an uppercut!
Petrov takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
King uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Petrov.
Petrov takes one on the chin but seems OK.
King swings for the body but Petrov moves out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from King. Petrov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Petrov slips under a jab.
An attempted straight right counter from Petrov misses the target.
King is looking to clinch but Petrov is avoiding it.
A quick step to the side and Petrov tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.#T3#
King tries to close the distance and clinch up but Petrov swats him away and circles back towards the center.
An attempted straight right counter from Petrov misses the target.
King keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Petrov.
King throws a body shot but no joy.
King walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Petrov scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Petrov keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from King.
Petrov blocks a jab.
King slips under a jab.
Petrov misses with a straight left.
A big right from Petrov misses.
King misses with an uppercut
and Petrov cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Petrov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from King.
King just misses with a punch to the body.
Petrov walks into a stiff left hand from King.
A right-left combo lands from Petrov.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
King throws an overhand right that lands on Petrov's shoulder, as Petrov tries to avoid the shot.
Petrov steps to the side to avoid the strikes from King.#T4#
Petrov works over King's head and body with a nice combination.
King throws the left hand but Petrov avoids the punch easily.
Petrov lands with an uppercut that bounces King off the cage and back into range.
Petrov throws a body shot but no joy.
Petrov drops his hands momentarily and King takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
King takes a swing at Petrov's ribcage but misses.
Petrov throws a body shot but no joy.
Petrov has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from King finds it's way round the side to connect with Petrov's head.
King rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Petrov counters with a stiff right hand.
A jab from King misses.
King bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
King keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Petrov.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Petrov fails to land with a series of punches.
Petrov rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and King connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Petrov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Petrov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
King tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sergei Petrov dominated that second round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!
#R3#
Petrov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by King.
King fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Petrov looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.#TD2#
King closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard. #ES#
Petrov manages to escape and get back to his feet!
Petrov defending well as King loads up on a big left hand.
Petrov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but King manages to avoid it.
Petrov scores with a decent looking hook.
Petrov ducks under a wild hook from King.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
King misses with a looping right.
King misses the body punch
and Petrov counters with a lovely straight right hand!
King throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Petrov stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
King rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Petrov counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Petrov scores with a jab to the head.
Petrov just misses with a punch to the body.
King displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Petrov throws out the jab.
Jab from Petrov.#T1#
King misses with an uppercut.
King misses with a wild body shot.
King wants to clinch.
King on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
King throws a lazy right hand but Petrov sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
King misses with a looping left.
King misses with a lunging right hand
and Petrov counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
King ducks under a wild hook from Petrov.
King swings for the body but Petrov moves out of range.
King misses with a right hand
and Petrov counters with a stiff right hand.
The fighters circling - King throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Petrov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from King.#TD2#
Petrov tries to sprawl but King drives through with a takedown into half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.#T2#
King wants to lay and pray for a moment but Petrov keeps working.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
King throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Petrov to regain full guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
King content to stall in guard here.
Petrov working a defensive guard here.
King is stalling in the full guard.
Sergei Petrov overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.#T3#
Petrov looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
King tries to free his leg and advance position but Petrov is retaining full guard. #REF3#
The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
King misses with a hook
and Petrov counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Petrov looks to land a right hand but King moved out of range.
King swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Petrov counters with a nice uppercut.
Petrov lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
A looping hook to the body misses from King. Petrov does a little dance to reset his feet.#TD2#
King closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth. #ES#
Petrov bucks up and manages to escape back to his feet!#T4#
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A looping hook to the body misses from King. Petrov does a little dance to reset his feet.
King misses with a body shot
letting Petrov counter with a right hand.
King lands a nice hook to Petrov's body. Petrov takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Petrov takes a swing at King's ribcage but misses.
The crowd cheers as King lands an impressive looking overhand right. Petrov doesn't seem phased though.
King throws an off balance right hand
and Petrov counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
King misses with a wild body shot. #CL2#
King takes the fight into the clinch.
Petrov fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Petrov lands a shoulder strike.
King tries a body shot but Petrov blocks it.
King fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
King lands a body shot.
Petrov scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Petrov scores with a shoulder strike.
Good body shot from Petrov. #BC2#
King breaks from the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sergei Petrov clearly takes that round.
That's time! Petrov's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R4#
Petrov fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Twea King has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Petrov scores with a jab to the jaw.
Petrov scores with a jab.
Petrov takes a shot to the body in his stride. #CL2#
King closes the distance and clinches.
King lands with a left to the head.
Petrov fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
King misses with the head strike.
King jumps guard but Petrov stands there with King around his waist. King gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
King lands a body shot in the clinch.
Petrov lands a hook to the side of the head.
Petrov blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Petrov gets through King's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
King is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
King blocks a body shot from Petrov.
Still in the clinch, Petrov scores with a nice short uppercut.#TD2#
King ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. King no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard. #SUB2#
King looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening. #T1#
King not looking particularly offensive just at the moment. #SUB2#
King looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Petrov has picked King up and slammed him! King can't keep hold of the triangle and Petrov manages to pass to side control!
Petrov has control of an arm but King manages to advance to Petrov's back!#SUB2#
Petrov is trying to defend against the choke here but King has an arm under his chin. This one might not last much longer. King Tightens the hold and Petrov taps out furiously! King displays superior BJJ to win the fight.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:49 of round 4, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Twea King!
Twea King is the new bantamweight champion!

 

Event: Demolition 3 - LHW vs Grayce     
Date:   Jan 03, 2020
#R1##TD2#
King shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Yataro's guard.
King slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Yataro looking for a sweep. Not yet Yataro, not yet.
King is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Yataro has King pulled in close to control his posture.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
King trying to control the position from guard on top but Yataro is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
King controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling. #REF3#
The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.#T1#
Jab, jab by King - just one landing.
Yataro has been working on his boxing with his coaches at The Foundry in the buildup to the fight.
King moves out of range of the strikes.
Yataro ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yataro shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. King eats them both and turns towards Yataro to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
King stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
A swing and a miss from King.
King fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yataro manages to avoid it.
It looked like Yataro was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Yataro misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from King.
Yataro drops his hands momentarily and King takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
King uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Yataro.
King waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Yataro.
Takayama Yataro is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
King looks to score with a jab to the body but Yataro is just out of range.
A quick step to the side and Yataro tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yataro scores with a shot to the body.
King is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yataro scores with a shot to the body.
King swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A little feinted left hand from Yataro on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
King slips a straight right by Yataro.#T2#
Yataro lands with a right hand.
Yataro just misses with a punch to the body.
King doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Yataro throws a lazy right hand but King sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
King's corner calls for a 1-2. King obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
King misses the shot to the body.
King thuds a left hand into Yataro's body.
King scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
King shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Yataro appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
King missing with a left hand there. Yataro was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nice cross by King.
King shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Yataro pinned against the cage. Yataro gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Yataro fakes high and swings low for a body shot but King manages to avoid it.
Yataro throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A swing and a miss from King.
Twea King seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
King ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yataro moves away.
Yataro misses with a looping right.
Yataro throws a hook to the side of King's head but King sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
King takes a swing at Yataro's ribcage but misses. #T3#
King scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Yataro tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but King was well out of range. Poor timing from Yataro.
King looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
King lunges at Yataro with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Yataro's hand.
King punishes Yataro's body with a nice straight punch.
King is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yataro.
Yataro is looking to counter punch.
Yataro swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yataro is looking to wear down King with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
King throws a body punch but Yataro moves out of range.
Yataro throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Yataro takes a swing at King's ribcage but misses.
Nice uppercut lands for King. That snapped Yataro's head back.
Yataro throws a big shot that misses.
King throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
The fighters circle momentarily. King darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
King takes one to the chin there.
King has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
King ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
King misses with an uppercut.
Yataro steps to the side to avoid the strikes from King.
King thuds his right hand into Yataro's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
King throws the left hand but Yataro avoids the punch easily.#T4#
Yataro catches King with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
King is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Yataro had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Yataro drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
A telegraphed right hand from Yataro misses the target.
A little jabbing left from King on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
King throws a body shot but no joy. #CL#
Yataro clinches.
Yataro has a couple of punches blocked by King.
Yataro doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
King is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Yataro is defending well.
Takayama Yataro has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Twea King.
Yataro misses with some punches.
Yataro goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
King tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Yataro fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
King prevents a body shot from Yataro.
Yataro takes a shot to the head.
A nice left hand lands by Yataro.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Yataro.
King drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Yataro gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Yataro gets through King's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
King misses with the head strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Twea King will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R2#
King avoids the body shot from Yataro.
A big left from Yataro misses.
Yataro misses with a looping left.
King swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
King punishes Yataro's body with a nice straight punch.
Yataro ducks right into an uppercut from King.
Yataro displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as King throws out the jab.
King misses with a looping left.
King looks to score with a jab to the body but Yataro is just out of range.
Yataro thows a left - swing and a miss!
King looks to throw the jab but Yataro is out of range.
A counter left hand to the body from Yataro misses its target.
Yataro misses with a body shot.
King is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
King throws a lazy right hand but Yataro sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yataro misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from King.
King throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Yataro stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
King misses with a straight left.
King moves into range and connects with a jab.
King lands with a nice body punch.
King uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yataro misses with a wild body shot. #T1#
King gets cracked there but stands up to it.
King ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yataro moves away.
Yataro was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Yataro ducks under a wild hook from King.
Yataro swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
King ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
King swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
The fighters circling - King throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A cross from King lands.
King throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yataro swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.#TD2#
King looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Yataro!
A lull in the action here.
You can see the frustration on Yataro's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Yataro is trying to get back to half guard.#T2#
Yataro seems a little lost for a moment, as King dominates the positioning.
My spies in Team Alpha Midget inform me that King has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Yataro is not content to let King control the position. #SUB2#
King is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Yataro knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
A lull in the action here as King stalls from top position.
Yataro sneaks back into half guard.#T3#
Yataro wants to improve his position but King is controlling well.
Yataro is trying to maintain the position but King is very close to passing his half guard.
Yataro has a hand on King's thigh, trying to get back to full guard. King takes advantage of the position though and mounts him!
Yataro is wriggling around trying to escape. #SUB2#
Yataro defends a decent attempt at a guillotine from King.
King tries to control but Yataro wriggling away.
King takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.#T4#
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
King's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
King is continuing to stall.
Yataro is squirming around, avoiding King's attempts to control the action.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Twea King showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!
#R3#
Yataro lands a nice looking body shot.
Nice uppercut lands for Yataro. That snapped King's head back.
King loads up on a big right hand but Yataro slips the punch.
King steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Yataro.
King avoids the body shot from Yataro.
Yataro bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of King's head.
King uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yataro.
King has been the more effective fighter overall so far.#CL#
Yataro forces King back against the cage and clinches.
Yataro lands a body punch in the clinch.
Yataro tried to land a shot to the body but connects with King's elbow.
Yataro tries to work over King's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Yataro lands with a short punch from the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
King fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
King makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
King blocking some punches.
King drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Yataro lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards. #T1#
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
King blocks a body shot from Yataro. #TD2#
King has clasped his hands together around Yataro's back... aaand, he's got a takedown into side control. Nicely done.
King is pausing for a moment. What's he doing? It looks like he's clearing his nose. Oh dude! He's shot a load of snot all down Yataro's shoulder. That is not cool.
King wants to control but Yataro is keeping him busy.
Yataro is looking for a sweep.
Twea King has got the better of the ground game so far.
Yataro wants to control but King postures up.
Yataro is looking for a sweep.
Yataro regains half guard.
Yataro slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.#SUB#
Yataro is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle. #T2#
King slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Yataro is trying to control the position from the bottom. #T3#
King controls the pace of the fight for a moment.#REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
King with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Yataro to score with a decent uppercut.
King misses with a body shot.
King comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
King ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Yataro ducks down and throws a hook to the body but King moves away.
King misses the jab.
Yataro lands a head shot.
Yataro takes a swing at King's ribcage but misses.
Yataro just misses with a punch to the body.
Yataro misses with a body shot.
Twea King seems to be getting the better of the standup.
King swats away the attempt to clinch by Yataro.
King slips a straight right by Yataro.
A looping hook to the body misses from King. Yataro does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yataro fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss. #T4#
Yataro closes the distance but King moves to the side
and Yataro takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Yataro takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
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!#CL2#
King drives through and clinches with Yataro against the cage.
King's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Takayama Yataro has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Yataro tries to throw a body punch but King avoids it by throwing Yataro back against the cage.
Yataro tried to land a shot to the body but connects with King's elbow.
Yataro lands a body punch.
King blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
King misses with some punches.
Yataro throws a head punch that misses.
Yataro misses with some punches.
Yataro digs a right hand into King's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on King's gas tank.
Nice body punch from Yataro. #BC2#
King breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Yataro fakes high and swings low for a body shot but King manages to avoid it.
King throws a body shot but no joy.
Yataro appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Yataro takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Takayama Yataro has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Twea King is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
A swing and a miss from Yataro.
Yataro avoids the body shot from King.

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 Takayama Yataro.
I think King 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 28:29
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Twea King!

 

Event: RISE 118 Stoddler v Graves     
Date:   Nov 29, 2019
#R1#
Traveller throws an overhand right that lands on King's shoulder, as King tries to avoid the shot.
Traveller lands a nice hook to King's body. King takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
King looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Traveller keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
King cracks a nice hook into Traveller's ribs.
Traveller will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away. #TD#
King closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Traveller quickly recovers to half guard.
Traveller is trying to stand back up but King is controlling him
Traveller has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.
King looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
King seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Traveller for as long as he can get away with.
King prevents Traveller from improving his position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
King is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.#T1#
Traveller is looking to improve his position.
King perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
King has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.#REF3#
The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
King takes a swing at Traveller's ribcage but misses.
Traveller looks like he wants to counter punch here.
King on the wrong end of a nice hook.
King lands with a nice body punch.
Twea King seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Traveller attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A big right from King misses.
King jabs Traveller to the body, keeping him at a distance.
King swings for the body but Traveller moves out of range.
King misses the jab.
King cracks Traveller with a right hand to the side of the head.#T2#
King takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
King throws a looping overhand right but Traveller ducks down to avoid it.
King drops his hands momentarily and Traveller takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Traveller takes a swing at King's ribcage but misses.
King throws a looping overhand right but Traveller ducks down to avoid it.
King avoids the body shot from Traveller.
King is looking to counter punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
King throws an overhand right that lands on Traveller's shoulder, as Traveller tries to avoid the shot.
Traveller throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Astro Traveller is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Traveller throws a chopping leg kick but King manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
King lands an overhand right.
King swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
King throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Traveller takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
King throws a hook to the side of Traveller's head but Traveller sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
King throws the left hand but Traveller avoids the punch easily.
Traveller chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A jab lands there for Traveller.
Traveller fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt King.
King throws a body shot but no joy.
Nice uppercut there from King.
Traveller takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.#T3#
King lands with an uppercut that bounces Traveller off the cage and back into range.
Traveller misses the shot to the body.
King was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Traveller throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent King stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
King closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Traveller throws a looping overhand right but King ducks down to avoid it.
Traveller staying out of range there.
King works the jab nicely.
King lands a nice hook to Traveller's body. Traveller takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
A leg kick checked by King.
King was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
King looks to score with a jab to the body but Traveller is just out of range.
Traveller throws a low kick but King avoids it.
Good work by King as he checks the leg kick.
King throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Traveller stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Traveller paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
King blocks a head kick by Traveller.
King with a jab.
Traveller scores with the left hand. King knows he should have avoided that one.
King just misses with a punch to the body.
King swings for the body but Traveller moves out of range.
Traveller throws a big counter head kick but King avoids it with no problem.#TD#
King closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Traveller quickly recovers to half guard.#T4#
King sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Traveller wants to improve his position but King is controlling well.
King perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Traveller won't allow King to pass to mount.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with King in particular looking to stall.#SUB#
King is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Traveller is trying to get back to full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Twea King dominated that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2#
The fighters circling - King throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
King ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Traveller moves away.
Traveller stuns King with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
King is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Traveller can do to turn this around?
King misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Traveller.
King throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Traveller moves out of range of the strikes.
King fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
King bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A leg kick checked by King.
King looks to score with a jab to the body but Traveller is just out of range.
Traveller slips under a jab.
King misses with an uppercut. Traveller saw that one coming.
Traveller pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Traveller scores with a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
King misses with a looping right.
King backing away here, and Traveller unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Traveller scores with a jab to the body.
Traveller walks into a stiff left hand from King.
Traveller misses with a few strikes there.
King takes a head kick and keeps coming.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
King throws a shot to the body.
Traveller throws a jab when King was well out of range.#T1#
Traveller misses with a looping left.
Traveller throws a nice inside leg kick.
Traveller misses with a body shot.
Traveller moves away from the strike by King.
King wants to clinch.
Traveller unleashes a big counter combination but King bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Traveller scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Traveller takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
A solid leg kick lands there for Traveller.
King digs a good body shot into Traveller's ribs.
Traveller fakes high and swings low for a body shot but King manages to avoid it.
A big right from King misses.
Traveller misses with a low kick.
King lands with a hook. Traveller tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
King throws a body punch but Traveller moves out of range.
King uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Traveller has time to react.
King bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Traveller's head.#T2#
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Traveller.
Traveller moves out of range of the strikes.
King misses with an uppercut.
King shoots in but Traveller avoids the takedown attempt easily.
A punch lands to the side of Traveller 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Traveller dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
King will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Twea King. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Traveller scores with a head kick. King tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Nice jab there from King.
King lands a right hook to the body.
King misses the shot to the body.
Traveller lands with a slapping head kick.
King shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
King lands a right hook to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as King checks a leg kick.
Traveller connects with a high kick.
Traveller moves away from the strike by King.
King stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Traveller.#T3#
King cracks a nice hook into Traveller's ribs.
Traveller missing with a left hand there. King was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
King throws out a loose jab but Traveller uses good head movement to avoid it.
Good shot there by King.
Nice defenses there by King.
Traveller feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to King's calf.
King scores with a jab. Traveller acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Traveller throws a quick inside leg kick.
King avoids the head kick by Traveller.
Traveller is looking to chop away at King's legs.
King throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A lazy left from King finds it's target.
King uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Traveller tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Traveller misses with a looping left.
King cracks Traveller with an open hand slap.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Traveller throws a leg kick but King sees it coming and checks it nicely.
King misses the shot to the body.
King staying out of range there.#T4#
Traveller misses with a head kick.
King was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Traveller digs a good hook to King's body.
Twea King is winning the standup battle so far.
King just misses with a punch to the body.
Traveller attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Horrible takedown attempt by King or perhaps it was just good defense by Traveller, which made it look bad.
King throws a body shot but no joy.
King dives in for a single leg takedown but Traveller sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
A good leg kick by Traveller.
Traveller scores with a shot to the body.
King throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Traveller fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. King looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Traveller throws a chopping leg kick but King manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
King takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Traveller drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
King swings and misses with a hook to the body.
King misses with a straight right.
A cross from King lands.
Traveller throws a nice outside leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Astro Traveller will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!
#R3#
King just misses with a punch to the body.
Traveller is looking to slow King down with leg kicks.
King scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
King doesn't manage to clinch there - Traveller circles away.
An inside leg kick lands from Traveller.
King cracks Traveller with a good jab.
King throws a hook but Traveller avoids it easily.
King shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Traveller pinned against the cage. Traveller gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
King lands with a straight right. Traveller didn't see that one coming.
Traveller slips a jab from King.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from King misses.
King dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Traveller lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
King is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
King shoots in but no luck this time.
Traveller throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
King lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.#T1#
King just misses with a punch to the body.
Traveller moves forwards but King connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A swing and a miss from King.
Traveller lands a jab to the head.
Traveller pivots, looking for a leg kick but King is out of range and Traveller settles back down.
Traveller slips under a jab.
Nice jab there from Traveller.
King looks to land a right hand but Traveller moved out of range.
No luck for King with that takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Twea King. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Traveller swats away the attempt to clinch by King.
Traveller looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
King uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Traveller.
Traveller misses with a wild body shot.
Traveller scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Traveller listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Traveller has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Traveller defending well as King loads up on a big left hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Traveller swats away the attempt to clinch by King.
A looping hook to the body misses from King. Traveller does a little dance to reset his feet.#T2#
Traveller steps to the side to avoid the strikes from King.
Traveller appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Traveller throws a front kick aimed at King's knee but King avoids it well.
Traveller throws a head kick that misses.
King swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
The fight stays on the outside here - King looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Traveller moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
King misses with a straight right.
King blocks a head kick by Traveller.
King misses with a body punch
letting Traveller counter with a right hand.
Traveller moves out of range of the strikes.
Traveller takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
King scores with a jab. Traveller acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Traveller misses with a body shot.
Traveller takes a body punch but keeps moving.
King misses with a straight left.
Traveller misses with a two punch combination.
Traveller keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot. #T3#
Traveller takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
King looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Traveller is fending him off so far but King persists. Nope, Traveller circles away and we're back to standing.
Traveller is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
The fighters circling - King throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
King misses with a straight right.
Traveller connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
King looks to throw the jab but Traveller is out of range.
King ducks under a wild hook from Traveller.
King ducks under a wild hook from Traveller.
King throws a body punch but Traveller moves out of range.
King lands with a straight right. Traveller didn't see that one coming.
Traveller lands with a straight right. King didn't see that one coming.
King throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Traveller feints and then cracks King's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow King down.
Traveller throws a leg kick but King sees it coming and checks it nicely.
King checks the leg kick nicely there.
King tests Traveller's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Traveller throws a low kick, looking for King's leg but King calmly moves out of range.
King cracks Traveller with an open hand slap.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Traveller staying out of range there.#T4#
Traveller dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on King. That did some damage!
King fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Traveller looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Traveller moves out of range as King strikes.#TD#
King closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Traveller to the mat! Traveller manages to get full guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
King preventing the sweep.
King looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
King pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Traveller is keeping the position for now.
Traveller working a defensive guard here.

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 Twea King.
Well King 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 29:28
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 28:29
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Twea King!

 

Event: RISE 109 Falcone v Kilpatrick     
Date:   Oct 31, 2019
#R1#
King lands a jab to the nose.
Alligator definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
King lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
King cracks Alligator with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
King bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Twea King seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Alligator displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as King throws out the jab.
Alligator bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Alligator tried to counter with a leg kick but King avoided it.
King cracks Alligator with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Alligator's hands are dropping dangerously low here and King connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Alligator scrambles back to his feet.
King shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Alligator cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
King fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Alligator on the side of the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
King lands with a good body shot.
Alligator slips under a jab from King.
Alligator needs to keep his hands up - King had a free shot at his head there.
King has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Alligator has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from King finds it's way round the side to connect with Alligator's head. #T1#
King shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Alligator as he avoids it easily.
King misses the jab.
It looked like Alligator wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
King throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Alligator is looking for a counter combo.
A slow jab from King misses its intended target.
Alligator appears to be looking for a big counter.
King thows a left - swing and a miss!
King digs a good hook to Alligator's body.
Alligator uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by King.
Alligator swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
King swings away with a body shot that misses
and Alligator connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
King moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Alligator slips under a jab.
A counter left hand to the body from Alligator misses its target.
King lands with a good body shot.
King fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Alligator manages to avoid it.
King lands a jab to Alligator's midsection.
Alligator's hands are dropping dangerously low here and King connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Alligator scrambles back to his feet.#T2#
King swings for the body but Alligator moves out of range.
Alligator looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Alligator keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A quick step to the side and Alligator tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
King has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A big left from King misses.
Alligator half committed to a counter leg kick.
King missing with a left hand there. Alligator was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
It looked like Alligator was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
King connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
King misses with a hook. Alligator ducked under it nicely.
King connects with the punch.
Alligator takes a jab right on the kisser.
Good standup being displayed there by King as he connects with a hook.
Alligator walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Alligator leaves King with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
A quick step to the side and Alligator tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Black Alligator has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Twea King.
King shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Alligator sprawls well. Alligator wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. King gets slowly back to his feet.
Alligator appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.#T3#
King lands with a nice body punch. #TD2#
King dives in and scores a takedown into Alligator's guard.
King trying to control the position from guard on top but Alligator is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Alligator on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Alligator tries to get out of the position.
King advances to half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
King throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
King prevents Alligator from improving his position.
Alligator might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Alligator tries to kick King off but King keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Alligator is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though. #SUB2#
King is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Alligator doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time King.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.#T4#
Alligator has his hands clasped together around King's back. He's all about the action.
King throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Alligator is trying is best to control the position here. #SUB2#
King seems to be looking for submissions.
Alligator makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Alligator.
Alligator is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst King is controlling him.
King trying to control but Alligator is working from the bottom.
King seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Alligator knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for King on the ground.
Alligator controls King momentarily but King frees himself.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Twea King dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R2#
Alligator takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders. #TD2#
King is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Alligator's half guard.
King wants to take a breather but Alligator is having none of it. #SUB2#
King is working for a kimura but Alligator is defending it quite comfortably.
Alligator trying to control here. #SUB2#
King is trying to work for a kimura but Alligator is defending well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Alligator tries to roll over but King keeps him under control.
Alligator is trying to stand up here but King is controlling him well. #SUB2#
King is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Alligator is just riding it out for now. King eventually gives up the hold. #T1#
Alligator makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Alligator.
King throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Alligator is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.#SUB2#
King drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and King jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Twea King has got the better of the ground game so far.
Alligator trying to control the position.
Alligator controlling King's posture.
Alligator working a defensive guard here.
King has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Alligator wants to stand and escape but King is having none of it. #T2#
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.#SUB2#
King thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as King accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand. #SUB2#
King thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
King passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Alligator tries to bench press King off him but King keeps the position.
Alligator wants to control but King postures up.
Alligator gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard. #SUB2#
King seems to be looking for submissions.
King sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Alligator defending well though. #SUB2#
King is trying to work for a kimura but Alligator is defending well.
Alligator wants to get back to full guard.#T3##SUB2#
King seems to be working for a kimura but Alligator defends the submission attempt.
King stops Alligator from getting back to his feet.
Alligator tries to roll over but King keeps him under control.
Alligator wants to control but King is keeping busy.
King throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage. #SUB2#
King seems to be looking for submissions.
Alligator moves into full guard.
Alligator not looking particularly offensive just at the moment. #T4#
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.
Alligator is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
King is standing up over Alligator. Alligator looks to escape but King dives into side control.
Alligator wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Alligator has one of King's arms on lockdown, trying to prevent him from doing any damage.
King working away.
Alligator is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because King is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Alligator tries to get back to half guard but can't.#SUB2#
King looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything. #SUB2#
King thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Twea King showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!
#R3#
King is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
King clobbers Alligator with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Alligator slips a straight right by King.
Alligator appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
King wants to clinch but Alligator slips to the side
and Alligator counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Alligator needs to keep his hands up - King had a free shot at his head there.
King lands a really nice looking cross but Alligator seems unphased.
King scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Alligator on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
King takes a swing at Alligator's ribcage but misses.
King throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A quick step to the side and Alligator tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Twea King seems to be getting the better of the standup.
King just misses with a punch to the body.
Alligator is looking to wear down King with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.#T1#
King looks to score with a jab to the body but Alligator is just out of range.
Alligator swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Alligator uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from King.
King connects with a nice looking jab.
King looks for a takedown but Alligator sprawls well.
Alligator looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
King misses with a jab to the body
and Alligator counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
King looks to throw the jab but Alligator is out of range.
Alligator throws a big counter combination but King scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
King fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
King listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
King just misses with a punch to the body.
Alligator seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
King lands with a good body shot.
Alligator takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders. #T2##CL2#
King has closed the distance and engaged Alligator in a clinch.
King lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Alligator backwards.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Alligator pressing his opponent against the cage.
Alligator just leaning against King, taking a breather.
Black Alligator has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Alligator blocking some punches.
Alligator blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
King lands on the inside with an uppercut.
King prevents a body shot from Alligator.
King tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Alligator's elbow.
Alligator lands with a light punch inside.
Alligator looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Alligator tries a body shot but King blocks it.
King tries a body shot but Alligator blocks it.
King takes a shot to the head. #BC#
Alligator manages to break the clinch. #T3#
A big right from King misses.
The fighters circling - King throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
King swings and misses with a hook to the body.
King lands a glancing blow to the side of Alligator's head.#CL2#
King closes the distance and pushes Alligator back into the cage.
Alligator misses with a body punch. #TD2#
King pulls guard effortlessly. #SUB2#
King has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Alligator can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself. #SUB2#
King working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Alligator doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Alligator manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem. #SUB2#
King looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar. #T4#
Alligator wants to pass the guard but King is keeping the position.
Alligator chips away with some ground and pound.#SUB2#
King has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Alligator can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Alligator engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Alligator postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
King keeping full guard, as Alligator tries to pass.
Alligator with a flurry of punches that miss.

And that's the end of the fight!
Twea King comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well King 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 Thiago Cunha scores the fight 27:30
Judge Seu Braga scores the fight 27:30
Judge Daniel Cesar scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Twea King!

The defeated Black Alligator had this to say: 'Aarrrghhhhhhhh....... You got the best of me this time, Ill mash you up next time.... I know you'll feel it in the morning.'.

 

Event: BFF 86: Grayce vs. Rey Roy III     
Date:   Oct 05, 2019
#R1#
King throws a hook to the side of Winger's head but Winger sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Winger tries to clinch but King moves out of range.
Winger throws a right and a left that King avoids nicely.
Winger misses the shot to the body. #CL#
Winger moves into range and clinches up with King.
Winger blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Winger throws a head punch that misses.
A short uppercut from King.
King blocking some punches.
Winger is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the ropes.
A nice left hand lands by King.
King drops down looking for an ankle pick but Winger pulls his leg out and moves away.
Winger tries to close the distance and clinch up against the ropes but King paws at him with a jab and circles away.
King swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Winger closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Winger tries to clinch there but King circles away.
A cross from King lands.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Winger doesn't manage to clinch there - King circles away.
King catches Winger with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Winger scores with a nice right hand.
King uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Winger. #T1#
Nice defenses there by King.#TD2#
King looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Winger wants to get back to full guard.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.#SUB2#
King is looking for a kimura here. #SUB2#
King is looking for a kimura but Winger is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for King to get the leverage.
King is trying to control the action in half guard but Winger is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Winger is looking to control King's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Winger avoid being mounted?
Winger's coaches at JAG Battle Gym have been working on his defensive grappling in preparation for this fight so let's see if he can get out of this tricky position.
Winger is looking for a sweep. King is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.#T2##SUB2#
King is trying for a kimura here. Winger looks like he's in a lot of pain... and he's tapping out! King wins by kimura!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:24 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Twea King!

 

Event: BFF 83: McDaniel vs. Grayce     
Date:   Sep 07, 2019
#R1#
King works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Tzien misses with a low kick.
Nice shot by King.
King throws a hook but Tzien blocks it.
Tzien feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to King's calf.
King scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Tzien doesn't seem bothered though.
King misses with a hook. Tzien ducked under it nicely.
Tzien is clearly trying to counter these attacks from King with a body shot.#TD#
King scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
King missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.#SUB#
King seems to be working for a kimura but Tzien defends the submission attempt.#SUB#
King is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Tzien defends it well.
Tzien gets back to full guard. #T1##SUB2#
Tzien is looking for a triangle but King pushes his legs off easily. #SUB#
King postures up as if he's going to throw some strikes but drops back for an ankle! Tzien is in big trouble! He looks ready to tap! But no, he's escaped and dives on top of King, into his guard. #REVB#
King being controlled here, momentarily. #SUB#
Tzien avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Tzien controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling. #T2##SUB#
Tzien avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
King pulls Tzien in to control the position. #SUB#
King looking for a guillotine here but Tzien defends easily.
Tzien wants to control from the top but King keeps moving. #T3#
Tzien showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Tzien passes King's left leg - he's now in half guard. #SUB#
King looking for submissions off his back.#SUB#
King looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
King trying to control here. #T4#
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Tzien wants to take a breather but King is having none of it.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Tzien keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.#REF3#
The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Tzien misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
King takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Tzien uses good head movement to avoid the hook from King.
A little jabbing left from Tzien on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
King cracks Tzien with a right hand to the side of the head.
King throws a hook to the side of Tzien's head but Tzien sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
King works Tzien's body with a nice hook.
King loads up on a big right hand but Tzien slips the punch.
Tzien throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
King scores with a body shot. #T5#
Tzien throws a push kick but King slaps the foot to one side.
Tzien moves out of range as King strikes.
Twea King seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tzien takes one to the side of the head.
A lazy left from King finds it's target.
A jab from Tzien does it's job there.
King jabs Tzien right on the nose. Tzien blinks but takes it well.
A clash of legs there as King blocks the low kick.
Tzien defending well as King loads up on a big left hand. #TD#
King fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Tzien to the ground. King is now in Tzien's guard.
Tzien wants to sweep but no luck.
Tzien keeping moving, preventing King from controlling successfully.
Tzien looking for a sweep. Not yet Tzien, not yet.
Tzien keeping full guard, as King tries to pass. #SUB#
King drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Tzien dives on top into guard.#REVB#
King seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.#T6#
This has been an exciting period of action!#SUB#
King looking for a guillotine here but Tzien defends easily.
Tzien trying to control the position from guard on top but King is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Tzien controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling. #SUB#
King is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle. #T7#
King can't keep his opponent in guard - Tzien advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Tzien passes to full mount!
King is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Tzien wants to control the pace but King is squirming around nicely.
King is in a horrible position here. Tzien smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position. #T8#
King tries to lock up and control but Tzien gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
King is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Tzien is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Tzien wants to control the pace but King is squirming around nicely.
King tries to get back to half guard but can't.
King is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
King is in all sorts of trouble here. #SUB2#
Tzien jumps to side control looking for an arm triangle but King manages to avoid the submission attempt.
King is looking to reverse the position.#T9#
King gives up the full mount - oops, sloppy defensive grappling there!
Tzien tries to control but King wriggling away.
King can't escape the position.
Tzien looking to control but King is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Tzien takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
King is trying to reverse the position but instead Tzien has taken his back - oops!
King is in bad spot here.
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 Twea King will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!
#R2#
Tzien uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from King.
Tzien keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tzien ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tzien takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
King fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Tzien on the side of the head.
Tzien takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Tzien pivots, looking for a leg kick but King is out of range and Tzien settles back down.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts King, as that shot connected.
Tzien listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
A cross from King lands.
King tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Tzien defends well and King ends up having to push Tzien into the ropes where they will battle it out in the clinch.
King connects with a body shot.
Tzien slips under a jab from King.
Tzien throws out a counter right but King avoids it with no problem.
King swings away with a body shot that misses
enabling Tzien to counter with a crisp jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
King misses with a looping right.
Tzien swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tzien uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from King.#T1#
Tzien misses with a hook. King ducked under it nicely.
King throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tzien sees it coming and avoids it easily.
King bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Tzien's head backwards.
Tzien throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Hratch Tzien is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
King misses with an uppercut
and Tzien counters with a nice body shot.
Tzien misses with a leg kick.
A little feinted left hand from King on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A lazy left from King finds it's target.
King looks to land a left hand but Tzien moved out of range nicely.
King throws a predictable looking body shot
and Tzien counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Tzien misses with a looping right.
Tzien uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by King.
Tzien misses the jab.
Tzien slips a jab and a cross from King.
Tzien shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
King dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
King throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A little jabbing left from Tzien on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.#T2#
Tzien moves away from the strike by King.
Tzien looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
King misses with a lunging right hand
and Tzien counters with an inside leg kick.
Tzien throws a sloppy head kick and King moves out of range easily.
King defending well as Tzien loads up on a big left hand.
Tzien scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
King connects with a jab.
King misses with an uppercut
and Tzien counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Tzien throws a jab but it's blocked by King.
King misses with a wild body shot.
Tzien looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tzien ducks under a wild hook from King.
King throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Tzien counters with a slapping leg kick.
King scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
King with a body punch. A glancing blow.
King scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Tzien throws a low kick but it's checked well by King.#T3#
Tzien walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
King digs a good hook to Tzien's body.
A big right from King misses.
King lands a right hook to the body.
King getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
King's corner calls for a 1-2. King obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
King fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Good standup being displayed there by King as he connects with a hook.
A jab from King misses.
A low kick from Tzien misses
and King counters with a straight right hand.
Nice cross by Tzien.
Tzien misses the shot to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
King moves out of range of the body kick from Tzien.
King takes a swing at Tzien's ribcage but misses.
King moves into range and connects with a jab. #T4#
King misses with a takedown
and King takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tzien fails to land with a series of punches.
King looks to land a right hand but Tzien moved out of range.
Twea King is winning the standup battle so far.
Tzien staying out of range there.
Tzien misses with a hook. King ducked under it nicely.
King lands with a cross. #TD#
King looking to score a takedown here. Tzien is defending well but King drives through and ends up in Tzien's guard.
Tzien is trying to keep King in close.
King trying to control but Tzien is working from the bottom. #SUB#
King is holding a leg here, probably looking for an ankle lock - he drops back and goes for it! Tzien is in trouble! Is it all over??? No! Tzien has escaped and now he's on top! #REVB##T5##SUB#
King looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Tzien passes into half guard.
Tzien is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Tzien avoids the attempt from King to control.
Tzien prevents King from getting the reversal.#T6#
Tzien manages to capitalize on a mistake by King to take his back!
King trying to control the action but Tzien just sinks the hooks in.
Tzien has good solid back control here.
King just trying to survive but Tzien is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.
Tzien keeps control of the position as King tries to break free.
Hratch Tzien has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T7#
King is working hard here to advance position.#SUB2#
King preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Tzien.
Tzien not allowing King to control his hands. #SUB2#
Tzien looking to break King's wrist control so he can sink in the choke. King remaining controlled and patient though - he really has to keep calm otherwise Tzien will wrap this one up with the rear naked choke!
King can't escape the position.
Tzien wants to control but King is keeping busy.
Hratch Tzien has got the better of the ground game so far.#SUB2#
Tzien is looking for the choke from the back position but King is controlling his hands well. #T8#
King tries to escape the position.
Tzien really has the hooks in deep now - there seems like no escape for King.#SUB2#
King preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Tzien.
Will Tzien go for the finish here or will he try and keep control of the position?
Tzien is trying to stick to King's back but King is turning into Tzien. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Tzien's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by King.#T9#
Tzien working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from King.
King wants to control from the top but Tzien keeps moving.
King slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
King fails to land a wild elbow strike. #SUB#
King thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Tzien wants to control but King postures up.
Tzien tries to strike from the bottom but misses.

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 Twea King.
I think King 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 2 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight for Twea King!
Judge Tatsuya Matsuyama scores the fight for Twea King!
Judge Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight for Twea King!

Twea King wins by unanimous decision!

Hratch Tzien was interviewed post fight and said '{]}[{]}[{}]{[}]{[}'.

 

Event: BFF 72: El Toro v Kilpatrick 2     
Date:   May 18, 2019
#R1#
Cunningham misses with a looping left.
Cunningham tests King's chin there with a solid looking shot.
King just misses with a punch to the body.
Cunningham throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
King looks like he wants to counter punch here.
King 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.
King keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Cunningham .
King feints the counter takedown.
Nice uppercut there from King.
Cunningham misses with a left hand
letting King counter with a right hand.
Cunningham throws a leg kick
letting King counter with a right hand.
Cunningham throws a lazy uppercut
and King counters with a stiff right hand.
King moves out of range of the strikes.
Cunningham throws a body shot but no joy.
King ducks under a wild hook from Cunningham .
King is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Cunningham with a body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
The crowd cheers as Cunningham lands an impressive looking overhand right. King doesn't seem phased though.
Today's fight clock is brought to you by... OOOH that's a huge shot by King! Cunningham is in big trouble here - the ref steps in to save him and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Twea King!

 

Event: BFF 68: Toro Jr. vs. De Souza     
Date:   Apr 20, 2019
#R1#
King's corner calls for a 1-2. King obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
King wants to clinch up but Kid keeps it at a distance.
King moves out of range as Kid strikes.
Decent striking displayed by King there.
King throws a body punch but Kid moves out of range.
King pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kid appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Kid misses the shot to the body.
King lands a nice hook to Kid's body. Kid takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Jab, jab by King - just one landing.
A telegraphed right hand from King misses the target. #CL2#
King gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Kid is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but King is defending well.
Kid lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
I was talking to Kid's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kid.
King has Kid pushed against the ropes.
Kid's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kid looking for a takedown.
King has a couple of punches blocked by Kid.
King misses with a hook from the clinch. #T1#
Kid has King pressed up against the ropes and is working for takedown. King manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Disco Kid. That's going to take a lot out of him.
King tries to throw a body punch but Kid avoids it by throwing King back against the ropes.
Nice body punch from King.
King working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Kid stalling in the clinch but King improves position.
King lands a body shot in the clinch.
King lands with a right to the head.
King misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kid drops to a knee looking for a takedown but King gets the underhooks and prevents it.
King has a couple of punches blocked by Kid.
King swings wildly with an uppercut but Kid uses good head movement to avoid it.
King prevents the takedown attempt.
King stalling the fight.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kid.
A nice left hand lands by King.
King is trying to stall.
Kid is working for takedown but King is calmly controlling the position for now.#T2#
Kid wants a takedown.
King doesn't land with the attempted body shot. #TD#
Kid has King pressed up against the ropes. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Kid pulls back from the ropes and twists to the side, sending King tumbling to the mat - Kid dives into King's guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
This has been an exciting period of action!
King is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Kid wants to control from the top but King keeps moving.
King being controlled here, momentarily.
King keeping moving, preventing Kid from controlling successfully.
King working a defensive guard here. #T3#
King keeping moving, preventing Kid from controlling successfully.
King trying to control the position.
Kid seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up. #REF3#
The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Kid looks to throw the jab but King is out of range.
Kid takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
King tries to clinch but Kid moves out of range.
A jab from Kid misses.
King uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Twea King is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
King misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Twea King seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
King steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kid.
King lands a jab to Kid's midsection.
King fails in his attempt to clinch. #T4#
King is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kid. #CL2#
Kid tries to keep at a distance but King has taken the fight into the clinch.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
King lands a left hand.
King tries to stall but Kid uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Kid has King pressed up against the ropes and is working for takedown. King manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
King misses with the head strike.
King throws a punch but it's blocked by Kid. #BC#
Kid pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kid connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed King momentarily.
Kid throws a hook but King avoids it easily.
King wants to counter with a clinch but Kid pushes him away.
King throws the left hand but Kid avoids the punch easily.#TD#
King gets caught flat footed, as Kid shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Kid is fighting to break King's control of his arms but King is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Kid's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.#T5#
Kid lands a couple of elbows.#SUB2#
King had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Kid defends it easily.
King is adopting a defensive guard.#SUB2#
King is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Kid content to stall in guard here.
King trying to control the position. #T6#
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
King trying to control the position here. #SUB2#
King has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Kid can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Kid works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Kid is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
King is trying to control but Kid manages to pass to mount!
King tries to hold on but Kid postures up.
Kid lands an elbow that was bordering on illegal but the referee lets it go with a warning.#T7#
Kid unloading with bombs!
Kid scores with a couple of good head shots there.
King is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Kid scoring with strikes but King is staying in there. #SUB#
Kid jumps to side control looking for an arm triangle but King manages to avoid the submission attempt.
Kid 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.#SUB#
Kid tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
King is not content to let Kid control the position. #T8#
King holds on to Kid's head and controls the position momentarily. #SUB#
Kid tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though. #SUB#
Kid is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. King knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Kid working away.
Kid advances to full mount.
Kid raining down shots from the mount!#T9##SUB#
Kid wants to finish this one by submission but King is holding onto his waist, trying to prevent any attacks from Kid.
Kid wants to take King's back but he can't do it this time.
King wants to control but Kid is having none of it.
Kid dominating with strikes here.
King 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.
King is trying desperately to improve position.
Kid avoids the attempt from King to control.
Kid fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Disco Kid will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!
#R2#
King tries to clinch but Kid moves out of range.
Kid appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
King keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
King pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Kid back to the ropes. King follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Kid swings for the body but King moves out of range.
King swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Twea King seems to be getting the better of the standup.
King tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Kid fails to land the takedown.
Kid takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
King misses with a jab to the body #TD#
and Kid counters with a shoot takedown. King fights it but they end up in guard. #SUB2#
King looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
King wants to control the position but Kid says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kid tries to pass to full mount but King defends it. #T1#
Kid throwing shots but King is blocking nicely.
Kid is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard. #SUB2#
King working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Kid has passed into half guard!
King avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Kid.
King is trying to maintain the position but Kid is very close to passing his half guard.
Twea King has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T2#
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.#SUB2#
King actively working from the bottom here.
King makes his way to full guard. A much better position for King.
King trying to keep a closed guard but Kid is proving a slippery customer.
Kid pushes down on King's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Disco Kid overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Kid tries to pass to full mount but King defends it.
King trying to hold on to Kid's head to control him but Kid postures up.
Kid missing with some ground and pound from the half guard. #T3#
Kid thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
King is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
King is refusing to be controlled, as Kid sits in half guard.
Kid prevents King from improving his position.
Kid keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
King wants to control but Kid is keeping busy and won't allow it. #REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Kid misses with a straight left.
King defending well as Kid loads up on a big left hand.
Kid throws a lazy right hand but King sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.#T4#
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
King uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
King slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Kid throws the left hand but King avoids the punch easily.
King throws a series of punches but Kid moves out of range.
Kid shoots in looking for a takedown. King tries to sprawl out of it but Kid keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the ropes. King manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Kid takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
King displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kid throws out the jab.
Nice cross by Kid.
King is looking to clinch.
Kid is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Nice body punch from Kid.
Kid looks to score with a jab to the body but King is just out of range.#T5#
King scores with a decent looking hook.
Kid slips under a jab from King.
Kid staying out of range there.
Kid lands a body shot.
King tries to clinch but Kid moves out of range.
Kid was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Kid takes a body punch but keeps moving.
King moves to clinch but Kid breaks away
letting Kid counter with a right hand.
King wants to clinch but Kid slips to the side
and Kid counters with a left to the body.
King connects with a right hand. Kid shakes it off.
King swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kid loads up on a big right hand but King slips the punch.
King tries to clinch but Kid is having none of it.
King looks to throw the jab but Kid is out of range. #T6#
Kid takes a swing at King's ribcage but misses.
Kid takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A swing and a miss from Kid.#CL2#
King fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Kid, pushing him back against the ropes.
A head punch on the inside from King fails to land. #TD#
Kid gets double underhooks and manages to take the fight to the ground.
King is controlling Kid's posture.
King keeping moving, preventing Kid from controlling successfully.
Kid is really struggling to control King but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Kid pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. King is keeping the position for now.
King seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now. #T7#
King is trying to control the position but Kid postures up. #SUB2#
King looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Kid trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet. #REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Kid moves out of range as King strikes.
King digs a good hook to Kid's body.
Kid lands a jab.
King misses with a left hand #TD#
and Kid counters with a nice double leg into guard. #T8#
King controls Kid momentarily but Kid frees himself.
King working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Kid.
King keeping moving, preventing Kid from controlling successfully.
Kid tries to free his leg and advance position but King is retaining full guard.
Kid lands a couple of elbows.
Kid stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. King swivels though and keeps the full guard.
King trying to control the position. #SUB2#
King is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Kid defends well.#T9#
Kid postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Kid controls from within his opponent's guard.
Kid wants to control from the top but King keeps moving.
Kid stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. King swivels though and keeps the full guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Kid trying to control the position from guard on top but King is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #SUB2#
King escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Kid gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.

And that's the end of the fight!
Disco Kid showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Kid 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 2 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Hirohito Nitta scores the fight for Disco Kid!
Judge Tatsuya Matsuyama scores the fight for Disco Kid!
Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight for Disco Kid!

Disco Kid wins by unanimous decision!

During a confident post fight interview, Disco Kid thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.

 

Event: BFF 60: Omega vs. Bone     
Date:   Mar 01, 2019
#R1#
Angostura stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Angostura wants it to stay on the feet.
We've been told by Angostura's head coaches at Fist of Fury Training Center that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
King avoids the head kick by Angostura.
Angostura lands with an uppercut that bounces King off the ropes and back into range.
Angostura explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.#TD2#
King darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.#SUB2#
King is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
King not landing any meaningful shots this time.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#SUB2#
King is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Angostura has managed to free his arm - good work. #SUB2#
Angostura is defending against the submission attempts here by King. #T1#
King thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Angostura's head.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.#SUB2#
King is trying to work for a kimura but Angostura is defending well.
King has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
King missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Angostura keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
King throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage. #T2#
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.#SUB2#
King is working for a kimura but Angostura is defending it quite comfortably.
King seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Angostura does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back. #SUB2#
King is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Angostura doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time King. #SUB2#
King is working for a kimura but Angostura is defending it quite comfortably. #T3##SUB2#
King is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there. #SUB2#
King seems to be working for a kimura but Angostura defends the submission attempt.#SUB2#
King is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Angostura defends it well. #SUB2#
King seems to be working for a kimura but Angostura defends the submission attempt.#T4#
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.#SUB2#
King is working for a kimura from half guard. He's really concentrating on the hold and it's allowed Angostura to slip a leg under and get back to full guard.
King pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Angostura is keeping the position for now.
Angostura utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Angostura knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for King on the ground.
Angostura avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
King trying to control the position from guard on top but Angostura is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
King trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Angostura manages to land a sweep and now he's on top! #REVR##T5#
Angostura looking to pass the guard. #SUB2#
King is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Angostura is aware though and is defending well.#SUB2#
King is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle. #SUB2#
King escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Angostura gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance. #SUB2#
King looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Angostura has picked King up and slammed him! King can't keep hold of the triangle and Angostura manages to pass to side control!#T6#
King is trying to improve his position.
King gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard. #SUB2#
King with the active half guard here but Angostura passes nicely into side control.
King tries to improve position but can't.
King tries to control but end up mounted... ooooh, that's bad.
King keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard. #T7#
Angostura manages to capitalize on a mistake by King to take his back!
Angostura is hanging on to King's back as he tries to escape.
King rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done. #SUB2#
King looking for submissions off his back.
King is trying to control but can't. #SUB2#
King actively working from the bottom here.#T8##SUB2#
King actively working from the bottom here.
Angostura keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
King trying to control from the bottom.
Angostura prevents King from improving his position.#SUB2#
King looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
King has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Angostura is working away from the top position though.
King tries to get to full guard but Angostura has control of the leg. #T9##SUB2#
King actively working from the bottom here.#SUB2#
King with the active half guard here but Angostura passes nicely into side control.
King is looking to reverse the position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
King looking for a sweep but Angostura has passed into full mount! Oh no!
King tries to lock up and control but Angostura gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Twea King will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!
#R2#
King walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
King has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Angostura throws a lazy right hand but King sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
King now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Angostura pulls out of a head kick attempt.
King has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from King there as he acknowledges the shot.
Angostura lands a jab to the nose.
Angostura keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Angostura connects with a single shot there.
Twea King has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Angostura rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and King counters with a nice uppercut.
Angostura cracks King with a right hand to the side of the head.
Angostura lands with an overhand left.#T1#
Angostura rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and King cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
King tries for a takedown but Angostura circles away easily
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Motoso Angostura is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Angostura scores with a hook to the body. King takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Angostura fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
King takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Angostura is looking to land body kicks.
Motoso Angostura seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Angostura tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but King was well out of range. Poor timing from Angostura.
Good exchange - Angostura coming out on top.
Angostura throws the kick towards the body but King avoids it.
Angostura with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Good shot there by King.#T2#
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Angostura.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Angostura throws a body shot but no joy.
Angostura stuffs the takedown.
Motoso Angostura has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Twea King.
Nice shot by Angostura.
Angostura goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
King tries to move into range but Angostura moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
King fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Angostura jabs King to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A shot to the liver by Angostura. Beautiful body shot.
Angostura looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Motoso Angostura is winning the standup battle so far.#T3#
King takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
No luck for King with that takedown attempt.
Angostura ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
King avoids the head kick by Angostura.
Angostura swings for the body but King moves out of range.
Angostura cracks King with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
King doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Angostura slaps away a takedown attempt from King, before circling back to the center of the mat.
King is breathing heavily.
Angostura fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt King.#T4#
Angostura is looking to slow King down with leg kicks.
King closes the distance and clinches up with Angostura, looking for a takedown. King pushes Angostura against the ropes but Angostura circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
King misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Angostura swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Angostura lands with a nice body punch.
King takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
King drops his hands momentarily and Angostura takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Angostura connects with a jab.
Angostura misses with a wild body shot.
Angostura fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and King has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.#T5#
King avoids the body shot from Angostura.
A little jabbing left from King on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Angostura throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by King.
A solid leg kick lands there for Angostura.
Angostura with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Angostura throws a body shot but no joy.
King swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
King tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
King shoots in looking for a takedown. Angostura tries to sprawl out of it but King keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the ropes. Angostura manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
A little feinted left hand from Angostura on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Angostura takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.#T6#
Angostura cracks a nice hook into King's ribs.
Angostura lands a glancing blow to the side of King's head.
Angostura scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
King dives in and grabs Angostura's left leg, looking for a takedown. Angostura pushes down on King's head and hops out.
It looked like Angostura wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
King takes a kick to the side of the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Good exchange - Angostura coming out on top.
Angostura scores with a hook.
King takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Angostura steps to the side to avoid the strikes from King.
Angostura buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick. #T7#
Angostura thuds a left hand into King's body.
Angostura looks to throw a body kick
enabling King to counter with a crisp jab.
King bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
King looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Jab from Angostura.
King on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Jab by Angostura.
King has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Angostura digs a good body shot into King's ribs.
King takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
King shoots in looking for a takedown but Angostura manages to keep the fight standing, pushing King's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
King on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Angostura cracks King with a right hand to the side of the head.#T8#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
King misses the jab.
Angostura's hands are dropping dangerously low here and King connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Angostura scrambles back to his feet.
Angostura misses with a hook
and King counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Angostura feints and then cracks King's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow King down.
Angostura pulls out of a head kick attempt.
It seemed like King was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
King misses with an uppercut
and Angostura counters with an inside leg kick.
Angostura connects with a single shot there.
King thows a left - swing and a miss!
A quick step to the side and Angostura tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Angostura is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that King can do to turn this around?
Angostura scores with a punch to the head.
A shot to the body from Angostura misses
and King cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Angostura throws a looping overhand right but King ducks down to avoid it.
King takes a shot right to the bread basket.#T9#
Angostura connects with a leg kick. King looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Angostura plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Angostura ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
The fighters circling - King throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Angostura is looking to chop away at King's legs.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from King! But no joy.
King fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Angostura lands a glancing blow to the side of King's head.
King takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Angostura throws out a loose jab but King uses good head movement to avoid it.
A jab lands there for King.

And that's the end of the fight!
Motoso Angostura showed his dominance in that final round.
I have no idea who won that fight. Let's wait and see whether the judges are as confused as me! Time for a split decision perhaps?!. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Tatsuya Matsuyama scores the fight for Motoso Angostura!
Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight for Motoso Angostura!
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight for Motoso Angostura!

Motoso Angostura wins by unanimous decision!

A relieved looking Motoso Angostura thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.

 

Event: BFF 53: Morris vs. Roy Roy     
Date:   Jan 05, 2019
#R1#
Kitano chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Kitano jabs King to the body, keeping him at a distance.
King shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Kitano pinned against the ropes. Kitano gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
King takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
King moves forwards but Kitano connects with a nice, crisp jab.
King looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Kitano is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
King swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Kitano cracks a nice hook into King's ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
King slips under a jab.
Kitano throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A quick step to the side and King tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kitano throws a leg kick that is checked
and King counters with a straight right hand.
King takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kitano has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.#T1#
King uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kitano.
King closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
King takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Kitano scores with the left hand. King knows he should have avoided that one.
Kitano misses with an uppercut. King saw that one coming.
A little feinted left hand from King on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
King shoots in for a takedown but Kitano shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Kitano tries a quick counter leg kick but King is wise to it.
Kitano digs a good body shot into King's ribs.
King goes for a double leg but Kitano avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the ropes as Kitano continues to drive forward.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Twea King. That's going to take a lot out of him.
King needs to keep his hands up - Kitano had a free shot at his head there.
Kitano throws the kick towards the body but King avoids it.
King on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Kitano connects with a solid leg kick.
King keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kitano.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kitano misses with a body shot.
King walks into a jab.#T2#
Kitano connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Kitano rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kitano takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kitano is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Kitano lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Kitano throws a head kick that half lands.
A left lands for Kitano.
Kitano has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Kitano feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Kings jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
King steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kitano.
King swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
King stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kitano.
Kitano looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kitano misses with an uppercut. King saw that one coming.
King dives in for a single leg takedown but Kitano sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the ropes.
King walks into a jab.#CL2#
Kitano gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by King.
A short body shot lands from Kitano as the two fighters clinch. #T3#
Kitano lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Kitano lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of King backwards.
Kitano fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Kitano scores with a shoulder strike.
Kitano misses with a punch on the inside.
A short left from King.
Kitano working aggressively here.
A short uppercut from Kitano.
King lands with a light punch inside.
King jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Kitano walks away with a smile on his face. King gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Kitano works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Kitano misses with an uppercut. King saw that one coming.
King takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
The fighters circle momentarily. Kitano darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
King blocks the body kick.
King appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
King takes one to the chin there.
Kitano works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.#T4#
King takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Kitano scores with a jab.
Kitano looks to score with a jab to the body but King is just out of range.
Kitano connects with a good right hand that stumbles King. King circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
King takes one to the chin there.
King throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A shot to the body from Kitano misses
and King connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kitano doesn't manage to clinch there - King circles away.
An attempted straight right counter from King misses the target.#TD#
King gets the takedown into side control.
Kitano wants to get back to his feet.
Kitano is trying to improve his position.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Kitano can do anything to dispel that myth.
Kitano is putting a lot of effort into getting back to his feet here.#T5##SUB#
King looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Kitano manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!#SUB#
Kitano moves into side control, avoiding a weak kimura attempt from King.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.#SUB2#
Kitano is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but King is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Kitano tries to get to his feet but he's trapped momentarily.
King gets back to half guard.#T6#
Kitano wants to stand but King has hold of a leg and an arm, so he's trapped for now.
King wants to get back to full guard.
Kitano seems to have lost interest with the ground game and is thinking about standing back up.
King is trying to control but can't.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.#SUB#
King looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
It looks like Kitano is going to stand back up. #T7##SUB#
King actively working from the bottom here.
King won't allow Kitano to pass to mount. #SUB2#
Kitano is working for a kimura from half guard. He's really concentrating on the hold and it's allowed King to slip a leg under and get back to full guard. #SUB2#
Kitano thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position. #SUB#
King is looking for a triangle but Kitano pushes his legs off easily.
Kitano engaging in some classic timewasting tactics. #SUB#
King is working for submissions here. He's thrown up his legs looking for a triangle but Kitano frees his head nicely. Oh but King has switched to an armbar! Kitano is tapping furiously! Lovely submission there!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 8:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Armbar). Twea King!

 

Event: UCF 18     
Date:   Nov 14, 2018
#R1##TD#
King shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Yannayakoch's guard.#SUB#
King has gone for a leg lock! Yannayakoch slips out almost immediately though and dives into King's guard.#REVB#
King trying to keep a closed guard but Yannayakoch is proving a slippery customer.
King on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if King tries to get out of the position.#SUB#
Yannayakoch has a momentary lapse of concentration, allowing King to throw up a leg and lock on what appears to be a pretty tight triangle! Yannayakoch is fighting it off but it's all too little too late - King pulls down on the head and he's put Yannayakoch to sleep! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:36 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Twea King!
The defeated Yasir Yannayakoch had this to say: 'I...Ghhhh'.

 

Event: UCF 13     
Date:   Oct 26, 2018
#R1#
Sakuraba shoots and misses
and King counters with a big right hand! Oh Sakuraba is in trouble here! King follows up with more strikes and that's it! The ref has stopped it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:05 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Twea King!

 

Event: UCF 4: Contest of Dreams     
Date:   Sep 26, 2018
#R1#
King rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Rotti counters with an inside leg kick.
King lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
King swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Rotti appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
King has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Rotti avoids a punch combination nicely.
King misses with a left hand
and Rotti counters with an outside leg kick.
King misses with a combination
and Rotti counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
King throws a lazy uppercut
and Rotti cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
King misses with a left hand
and Rotti counters with a straight right hand.
King throws a left and a right that both miss
and Rotti counters with a nice uppercut.
King lands with a hook. Rotti tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
King misses with a right hand
and Rotti counters with a nice uppercut.
King throws a left and a right that both miss
and Rotti counters with a straight right hand.#T1#
King fails with an attempt to clinch.
King looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
A big right from Rotti misses.
King changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Jay Rotti is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Nice uppercut there from King.
King keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
King moves away from the strike by Rotti.
A swing and a miss from King.
It looked like Rotti wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
King throws a hook to the side of Rotti's head but Rotti sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Rotti tried to counter with a leg kick but King avoided it.
King takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Good shot there by King.
Rotti has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Rotti takes a jab right on the kisser.
Rotti lands a right hook to the body.
Rotti is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
King throws a sloppy body shot
and Rotti cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.#T2#
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
King misses with a hook
and Rotti cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
King misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Rotti counters with a straight right hand.
King misses with a lunging right hand
and Rotti cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.#ROC#
King is rocked!
King misses with a right hand
and Rotti counters with a slapping leg kick.
Rotti is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
King moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
King rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Rotti counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
The fighters circling - King throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
King fails with the takedown
and Rotti counters with a straight right hand.
King is still on wobbly legs! Can Rotti finish him?
King tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rotti was well out of range. Poor timing from King.
King seems to have recovered his senses.
King throws a shot from downtown. Rotti moves away and avoids it.
King misses with a lunging right hand
and Rotti cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Rotti misses with a low kick.
Rotti staying out of range there.#T3#
Rotti displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as King throws out the jab. #CL2#
King takes the fight into the clinch.
Rotti prevents the takedown attempt. #TD#
Rotti turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Rotti manages to end up in side control.
King is trying to get back to half guard.
King controls the position for a moment.
Rotti knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for King on the ground.
You can see the frustration on King's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.#T4#
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
King is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Rotti wants to stand but King has his arm trapped. #SU#
Rotti stands up and beckons King to his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Rotti dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
Rotti attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A looping hook to the body misses from King. Rotti does a little dance to reset his feet.
An attempted straight right counter from Rotti misses the target.
King throws an off balance right hand
and Rotti counters with a slapping leg kick.
King swings widly with a right hand
enabling Rotti to counter with a crisp jab.
Nice sprawl there from Rotti as King shoots in.
Rotti throws a nice outside leg kick.
King misses with a takedown attempt
and Rotti cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from King.
Jay Rotti has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Twea King.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
King's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Rotti connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! King scrambles back to his feet.
King misses with an uppercut.
Rotti moves into range and lands a nice leg kick. #T1#
King with a poor takedown
enabling Rotti to counter with a crisp jab.
Rotti avoids the body shot from King.
King misses with a hook
and Rotti counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sloppy strikes from Rotti. Those never looked like landing.
King misses with a left hand
and Rotti counters with a crisp right that sends King to the canvas! Rotti follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:26 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jay Rotti!

 

Event: Test 8 Sanchez vs Kelly     
Date:   Aug 18, 2018
#R1#
Thunder tries to close the distance and clinch but King swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Thunder.
Thunder sets himself, and King steps forward looking for the clinch! Thunder avoids it this time.#CL2#
King takes the fight into the clinch.
Thunder jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as King walks away with a smile on his face. Thunder gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Thunder misses with a takedown attempt - King sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Distant Thunder. That's going to take a lot out of him.#CL#
Thunder clinches up against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
King jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Thunder walks away with a smile on his face. King gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head. #TD2#
King drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Thunder has a closed guard, preventing King from standing up.
King trying to control but Thunder is working from the bottom. #T1#
Thunder looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
King would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard. #SUB2#
King is holding a leg here, probably looking for an ankle lock - he drops back and goes for it! Thunder is in trouble! Is it all over??? No! Thunder has escaped and now he's on top! #REVR##SUB2#
King is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Thunder is aware though and is defending well.
Thunder in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time. #T2#
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
King looking to hit a scissor sweep but Thunder is one step ahead there.
Thunder slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
King trying to keep a closed guard but Thunder is proving a slippery customer.
Thunder controlling from the top position. #T3#
Thunder trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
King wants to sweep but no luck. #REF3#
The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Thunder shoots in looking for a takedown. King tries to sprawl out of it but Thunder keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. King manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing. #TD2#
King closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - King lands in his opponent's guard.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Thunder is looking to stand back up but King counters by passing into half guard. Oops... bit sloppy there by Thunder. #T4##REVR#
Thunder is positioning himself well to prevent King advancing to mount.
Thunder trying to control from the bottom.
King wants to stand up but Thunder is controlling the position.
Thunder tries to roll over but King keeps him under control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Thunder keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Thunder on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Thunder tries to get out of the position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
King wants to stand but Thunder has hold of a leg and an arm, so he's trapped for now.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Twea King 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.
#R2#
Thunder misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Thunder closes the distance and clinches up with King, looking for a takedown. Thunder pushes King against the cage but King circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Thunder throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
King wants to counter with a clinch but Thunder pushes him away.
Thunder looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Distant Thunder. That's going to take a lot out of him.
A head kick misses from King. #CL2#
King darts in and clinches Thunder up against the cage.
Thunder digs a right hand into King's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on King's gas tank.
Thunder jumps guard but King turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head punch blocked on the inside by King.
Thunder tries to pull guard but King won't allow it. #BC2#
King breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
King avoids the body shot from Thunder. #T1#
King tries a switch kick but it misses it's target. #TD2#
King closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Thunder can't do much from the bottom here.
Thunder is trying to get back to half guard.
King remains in side control and seems content to stay there. It's a versatile position from which he can work both strikes and submissions, whilst maintaining that control, so maybe he'll sit here for a while.
King throwing shots but missing, from side control. #T2#
Thunder sneaks back into half guard.#SUB2#
King is trying to work for a kimura but Thunder is defending well.
King trying to mount his opponent but Thunder defends it.
King prevents Thunder from improving his position.
Thunder flails away from the bottom but he's not doing any damage. #T3#
Thunder looks like he's trying to stand up.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
Thunder is trying to maintain the position but King is very close to passing his half guard.#REF3#
The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
King will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Thunder throws a push kick but King slaps the foot to one side.
King keeps the fight on the outside.#CL#
Thunder clinches with his opponent.
King is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Thunder pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Thunder effectively controlling the action here.
Thunder is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. King is defending well for now.#T4#
Thunder tries to pull guard but King holds him up against the cage and eventually Thunder drops back down to his feet. #TD2#
King jumps into guard, dragging Thunder to the mat.
King is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Thunder working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
King being controlled here, momentarily.
Twea King has got the better of the ground game so far.
Thunder trying to control but King is working from the bottom.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Thunder postures up in King's guard and throws a big left but King blocks it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Twea King showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Thunder's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. And we move into the final round!
#R3#
King leaves Thunder with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
King changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.#CL#
Thunder clinches.
King has Thunder pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Thunder manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Thunder effectively controlling the action here.#BC2#
King pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Thunder scores with a one two! King had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Thunder is looking to clinch.
Thunder closes this distance looking for a takedown but King circles away.
King steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Thunder.
King misses with a head kick.
Thunder avoids the head kick by King.
Thunder tries to counter by moving into the clinch but King manages to circle out of the way.#TD2#
King closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard. #T1#
Thunder slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.#SUB#
Thunder looking for a guillotine here but King defends easily.
King passes into half guard.
Thunder keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Thunder tries to kick King off in order to stand up. King Avoids the leg push though and dives into side control. #T2#
King trying to control the position but Thunder is working away.
Thunder can't do much from the bottom here.
King is looking to take a break and control but Thunder is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
King tries to get to his feet but he's trapped momentarily. #T3#
King is looking to take a break and control but Thunder is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom. #SUB2#
King is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Thunder has escaped the position, nice work there.
King laying and praying for a moment but Thunder takes advantage and regains half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Thunder tries to kick King off but King keeps his base steady and stays in half guard. #T4#
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Thunder controlling the position well.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Thunder is trying to get back to full guard.#REF3#
The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.#CL#
Thunder clinches up with King and pushes him back against the cage.
Thunder wants to break the clinch but can't.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by King as Thunder tries to tie him up.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!#BC2#
King escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Distant Thunder has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Twea King is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.#CL2#
King moves into the clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Twea King.
I've got King winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Twea King!

 

 
 
 
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