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Event: TOF 73     
Date:   Jan 27, 2024
#R1##CL#
Yardow clinches.
Gibbons blocks an uppercut.
Good body shot from Yardow.
Gibbons has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Yardow working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Gibbons misses with a body punch.
Gibbons jumps guard but Yardow turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Gibbons is trying to break the clinch but Yardow is controlling him.
Yardow is pushing Gibbons up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Yardow lands a right hand that snaps the head of Gibbons backwards.
Gibbons tries to pull guard but Yardow holds him up against the cage and eventually Gibbons drops back down to his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#TD2#
Gibbons jumps guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.#SUB2#
Gibbons working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Yardow doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Yardow manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem. #SUB2#
Gibbons throwing his legs up looking for a triangle. #T1##SU#
Gibbons is working an open guard so Yardow takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.
Yardow misses with a shot to the body
and Gibbons counters with a nice uppercut.
Gibbons feints a jab promting Yardow to slip. Gibbons then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Yardow slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.#CUT2#It looks like Zane Yardow has been cut.
Gibbons is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yardow.
Yardow scores with a jab to the body.
Gibbons throws a hook but Yardow avoids it easily.
Gibbons throws a jab but it's blocked by Yardow.
Yardow takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Yardow throws a shot from downtown. Gibbons moves away and avoids it.
Gibbons looks like he wants to counter punch here.#T2#
Gibbons looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Yardow seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Yardow throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Gibbons counters with a lovely shot to the body.
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!
Yardow throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gibbons looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Yardow scores with a nice head shot.
Yardow loads up on a big right hand but Gibbons slips the punch.
Gibbons throws a hook but Yardow avoids it easily.
Gibbons swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A telegraphed right hand from Yardow misses the target.
Gibbons looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Gibbons missing with a left hand there. Yardow was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Yardow listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Yardow scores with a punch to the head.
Gibbons misses with an uppercut. Yardow saw that one coming.
Gibbons listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.#T3#
Gibbons misses with a double jab.
Yardow ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gibbons with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Gibbons looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Gibbons throws a lazy uppercut #CL#
and Yardow counters by clinching up.
Yardow is pushing Gibbons up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
A shot in the inside from Gibbons.
Gibbons is looking to break free of the clinch but Yardow has double underhooks.
Yardow misses with a hook to the ribs.
A right hook to the body lands for Yardow.
Yardow lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Gibbons tries to throw a body punch but Yardow avoids it by throwing Gibbons back against the cage.
Yardow looks to throw an elbow but misses. #T4#
Gibbons blocks an uppercut.
Gibbons blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gibbons is trying to pull guard but Yardow turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Zane Yardow has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Roydell Gibbons.
Yardow tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Yardow scores with a shoulder strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yardow.
Yardow stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
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!
Yardow lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gibbons backwards.
Yardow lands a nice uppercut.
Gibbons has a couple of punches blocked by Yardow.
Yardow blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yardow.
Gibbons wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Yardow lands an uppercut.
Gibbons misses with some punches.
Gibbons tries to circle away but Yardow has him pinned against the cage.#T5##BC2#
Gibbons escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Gibbons swats away the attempt to clinch by Yardow.
Gibbons jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Yardow throws a poor cross that misses
and Gibbons counters with a stiff right hand.
Yardow scores with a body shot.
Yardow tries to clinch up.
Yardow looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Nice body punch from Yardow.
Gibbons misses with a straight right.
Yardow throws a combination that misses
and Gibbons counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gibbons jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Yardow throws a hook but Gibbons avoids it easily.
Gibbons throws a right hand that Yardow ducks under and follows up with a left that Yardow also avoids with ease.#T6##CL#
Yardow forces Gibbons back against the cage and clinches.#BC2#
Gibbons pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Yardow tries to bum rush Gibbons with a series of wild strikes but Gibbons uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Gibbons swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
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!
Gibbons jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Gibbons throws a poor cross that misses
and Yardow counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A big left from Gibbons misses.
Gibbons tests Yardow's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Gibbons 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.
Yardow misses with a lunging right hand
and Gibbons cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Yardow catches Gibbons with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Yardow works the jab nicely.
Yardow tries to clinch but Gibbons is having none of it.
Gibbons keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gibbons throws a looping overhand right but Yardow ducks down to avoid it. #T7#
Gibbons lands with a nice combination. Yardow backs away looking to recover.
Some wild striking there from Gibbons.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Gibbons ducks right into an uppercut from Yardow.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Yardow.#CL#
Yardow forces Gibbons back against the cage and clinches.
Gibbons blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gibbons jumps guard but Yardow turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Gibbons fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Yardow scores with a shoulder strike.
Yardow lands with a left to the head.
Yardow misses with a shot to the kidneys. #T8#
Gibbons tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Yardow smiles and moves away.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Yardow slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
A shot to the body from Yardow misses
and Gibbons counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Yardow darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Yardow throws a right hand that misses
and Gibbons counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Yardow scores with the left hand. Gibbons knows he should have avoided that one. #CUT#It looks like Roydell Gibbons has been cut.
Yardow walks into a straight right hand from Gibbons.
Yardow is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Gibbons looks to land a combination but Yardow avoids it well.
Yardow rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Gibbons counters with a nice uppercut.
Yardow tests Gibbons's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Yardow swings and misses with a shot to the body
letting Gibbons counter with a right hand. #T9#
Yardow drops his hands momentarily and Gibbons takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Yardow throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Yardow swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gibbons throws out a counter right but Yardow avoids it with no problem.
Yardow displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gibbons throws out the jab.
Gibbons thuds his right hand into Yardow's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Gibbons works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Yardow slips a straight right by Gibbons.
A slow jab from Gibbons misses its intended target.
Gibbons fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yardow manages to avoid it.#KD#
Yardow lands a left and a right that send Gibbons crashing to the mat, dazed. Yardow thinks about following him to the mat but decides to wave him back up to his feet!#ROC#Gibbons is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.#CL#
Yardow gets a clinch.
Gibbons is still on wobbly legs! Can Yardow finish him?
Yardow swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A hook to the body from Yardow.
Yardow gets through Gibbons's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Gibbons tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Yardow smiles and moves away.
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 Zane Yardow will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Back to the action!#R2#
Yardow knocks out Gibbons with a massive right hand! The ref tackles Yardow before he can follow up with any more strikes and that's it everyone. Yardow picks up the big W with a huge KO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:05 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Zane Yardow!
Our winner, Zane Yardow, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.

 

Event: TOF 66     
Date:   Dec 31, 2023
#R1#
Gibbons stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Gibbons wants it to stay on the feet.
Foster is trying hard to land a takedown here. Gibbons sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Foster walks into a stiff left hand from Gibbons.
Gibbons cracks Foster with an open hand slap.
A big left from Gibbons misses.
Foster moves out of range as Gibbons strikes.
We've been told by Gibbons's head coaches at Temple of Fitness that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Gibbons keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Foster.
Foster ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A little jabbing left from Foster on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Foster with a poor takedown
and Gibbons counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Roydell Gibbons has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Leonard Foster.
Gibbons connects with a right hand. Foster shakes it off.
Foster throws a body punch but Gibbons moves out of range.
Gibbons was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Foster ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.#T1#
Gibbons scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
A telegraphed right hand from Gibbons misses the target.
Gibbons throws a big shot that misses.
Gibbons throws a lazy uppercut #TD2#
so Foster counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Foster not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Foster scores with a decent looking elbow strike.#SUB#
Gibbons looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Foster 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.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Foster working his ground and pound in the gym. So far it seems to be working well.
Foster has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.#T2#
Foster is pushing down on Gibbons's leg trying to pass to half guard. Gibbons is fighting to maintain full guard but Foster has managed to sneak the leg through.
Foster is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Foster is looking to take a break and control but Gibbons is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Foster takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Gibbons has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Foster is working away from the top position though.
Foster is looking to take a break and control but Gibbons is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Foster is looking to stall here but Gibbons recovers full guard. #T3#
Foster 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.
Foster missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Foster lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Gibbons being controlled here, momentarily.
Gibbons is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Foster is stalling in the full guard. #REF3#
The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.#T4#
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Foster takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Foster takes a swing at Gibbons's ribcage but misses.
Gibbons misses with a looping right.
Gibbons misses with a body shot.
Foster misses with a right hand
and Gibbons counters with a straight right hand.
Gibbons misses with a hook. Foster ducked under it nicely.
A little jabbing left from Foster on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A slow jab from Gibbons misses its intended target.
Foster looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Foster avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A swing and a miss from Gibbons.#T5#
Gibbons misses with a straight left.
Gibbons throws a shot to the body.
Foster is trying hard to land a takedown here. Gibbons sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Gibbons scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Gibbons throws a looping overhand right but Foster ducks down to avoid it.
It seemed like Foster was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Gibbons bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Foster's head.
Foster gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Gibbons lands a slapping body shot.
Gibbons moves forwards but Foster connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Gibbons scores with a sloppy right hand. Foster should have avoided that one. #T6#
Gibbons throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Foster defending well as Gibbons loads up on a big left hand.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Foster! But no joy.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gibbons works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
A nice combination there by Gibbons. #ROC#Foster is rocked!
The fighters circling - Gibbons throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Foster looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Gibbons waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Foster.
Gibbons pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gibbons loads up on a big right hand but Foster slips the punch.
Foster uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gibbons.
It seemed like Foster was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Gibbons lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Gibbons is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Foster lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering. #T7#
No joy there for Gibbons, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Foster connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Gibbons momentarily. #CUT2#It looks like Roydell Gibbons has been cut.
Gibbons misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Foster.
Foster uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gibbons.
Foster works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Gibbons pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gibbons waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Foster.
Gibbons swinging wildly here.
Foster looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Gibbons throws an overhand right that lands on Foster's shoulder, as Foster tries to avoid the shot. #T8#
Gibbons misses with a straight right.
Foster gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Gibbons comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Foster moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Gibbons waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Foster.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Foster connects with the punch.
Gibbons misses with a left hand
and Foster counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Foster closes this distance looking for a takedown but Gibbons circles away.
Gibbons throwing a counter right hand but Foster manages to avoid it.
Foster moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Foster swings widly with a right hand
and Gibbons counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Gibbons throws a jab but it's blocked by Foster.
Foster now looks to counter with a shot at the body.#T9#
Gibbons misses with a looping left.
Foster uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gibbons.
Roydell Gibbons is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Gibbons bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Foster's head backwards.
Gibbons works Foster's body with a nice hook.
Gibbons looks to land a left hand but Foster moved out of range nicely.
Foster looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Foster takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Foster gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Gibbons counters with a straight right hand.
Gibbons is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Gibbons scores with a hook.
Foster doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Roydell Gibbons dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Roydell Gibbons's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!#R2#
Gibbons throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gibbons takes one to the chin there.
Roydell Gibbons is winning the standup battle so far.
Gibbons lands with a nice body punch.
Gibbons swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A big right from Gibbons misses.
Gibbons closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Foster has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Foster on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gibbons with a nice cross.
Foster is still on wobbly legs! Can Gibbons finish him?
A left lands for Gibbons.
Gibbons misses with a hook. Foster ducked under it nicely.
Gibbons lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.#T1#
Foster is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Gibbons.
Gibbons misses with an uppercut
and Foster counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A telegraphed right hand from Gibbons misses the target.
Foster drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Gibbons defends it well.
Gibbons connects with a good right hand that stumbles Foster. Foster circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Gibbons lands a lovely overhand right.
A big right from Gibbons misses.
Roydell Gibbons seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gibbons throws a poor cross that misses
and Foster counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Foster defending well as Gibbons loads up on a big left hand.
The crowd cheers as Gibbons lands an impressive looking overhand right. Foster doesn't seem phased though.
Foster lands with a hook. Gibbons tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head. #T2#
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Foster tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Gibbons swivels and escapes.
Foster is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gibbons.
A little feinted left hand from Gibbons on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Gibbons misses with an uppercut. Foster saw that one coming.
Foster looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Foster seems to have recovered his senses.
Gibbons listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Foster misses with a right hand
and Gibbons counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gibbons throws a big shot that misses.
Gibbons pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Foster doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Foster dives in and grabs Gibbons's left leg, looking for a takedown. Gibbons pushes down on Foster's head and hops out.
Foster keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot. #T3#
Gibbons takes one on the button.
A slow jab from Gibbons misses its intended target.
Foster uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gibbons.
Foster feints the counter takedown.
Gibbons uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Foster has time to react.
Gibbons connects with a body shot.
Foster defending well as Gibbons loads up on a big left hand.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Foster! But no joy.
Foster shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Gibbons is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Foster.
A little jabbing left from Foster on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Gibbons missing with a left hand there. Foster was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Foster now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Gibbons throws a hook but Foster avoids it easily.#T4#
Gibbons misses with an uppercut. Foster saw that one coming.
Gibbons throws a shot from downtown. Foster moves away and avoids it.
A little jabbing left from Foster on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Foster needs to keep his hands up - Gibbons had a free shot at his head there.
Foster misses with a lunging right hand
enabling Gibbons to counter with a crisp jab.
Foster blocks a jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Foster bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Foster staying out of range there.
Gibbons ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Foster moves away.
Foster looks to land a left hand but Gibbons moved out of range nicely.
Foster misses with a right hand
letting Gibbons counter with a right hand. #T5#
Gibbons misses with a straight right.
Foster tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Gibbons misses with a looping left.
Foster looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Gibbons looks to land a left hand but Foster moved out of range nicely.
Foster is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Jab by Foster.
Gibbons thuds a left hand into Foster's body.
Gibbons moves out of range of the strikes.
Gibbons misses with an uppercut.
Foster shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Gibbons looks to throw the jab but Foster is out of range.
It seemed like Foster was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.#KD#
Gibbons lands a left and a right that send Foster crashing to the mat, dazed. Gibbons thinks about following him to the mat but decides to wave him back up to his feet!#T6#
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gibbons lunges at Foster with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Foster's hand.
Gibbons is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Foster can do to turn this around?
A swing and a miss from Foster.
Foster cracks Gibbons with a good jab.
Foster avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Gibbons throws the left hand but Foster avoids the punch easily.
Foster looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Foster ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gibbons ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gibbons misses with an uppercut.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Foster! But no joy.
Foster gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
enabling Gibbons to counter with a crisp jab.
Roydell Gibbons has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Leonard Foster.#T7#
Foster bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Foster looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Foster's corner calls for a 1-2. Foster obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Gibbons throws a jab but it's blocked by Foster.
Gibbons slips a jab from Foster.
Foster defending well as Gibbons loads up on a big left hand.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Foster! But no joy.
A big right from Foster misses.
Gibbons lands a jab to the nose.
Gibbons ducks under a wild hook from Foster.
Foster misses with an uppercut
and Gibbons cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Gibbons throws a big shot that misses.#T8#
Foster is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Gibbons lands an overhand right.
Foster takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Gibbons throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Foster sees it coming and avoids it easily.#KD#
Oooooh!!! Gibbons has knocked Foster down with a huge combo! Gibbons steps away and waves a wobbly Foster back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Foster misses with a left hand
and Gibbons counters with a series of strikes that really hurt Foster! The ref looks into his eyes and sees nobody home - he's called the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 8:38 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Roydell Gibbons!
Our winner, Roydell Gibbons, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.

 

Event: TOF 62     
Date:   Dec 17, 2023
#R1#
Crowder looks to throw the jab but Gibbons is out of range.
Gibbons scores with a jab to the jaw.#CL2#
Crowder closes the distance and clinches.
Gibbons tries to circle away but Crowder has him pinned against the cage.
Gibbons is trying to break the clinch but Crowder is controlling him.
Gibbons prevents a body shot from Crowder.
Gibbons fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gibbons wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
A left hand lands to the body for Crowder.
Crowder lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Crowder scores with a shot to the side of Gibbons's head.
Crowder tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gibbons slows down the pace here.
Crowder lands with a left to the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Crowder keeps control of Gibbons as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Crowder tries a body shot but Gibbons blocks it.
Crowder can't find room to land a body shot as Gibbons controls the action.
Gibbons definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Crowder lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gibbons backwards.
Crowder has Gibbons pressed against the cage, preventing Gibbons from circling away and getting back to striking at range.#T1#
Gibbons is trying to break free.
Gibbons swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A short uppercut from Crowder.
Crowder softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Crowder throws a punch but it's blocked by Gibbons.
Gibbons blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gibbons working aggressively here.
A head punch on the inside from Crowder fails to land.
Crowder tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gibbons's elbow.
Crowder doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gibbons.
Gibbons tries a body shot but Crowder blocks it.
A head punch on the inside from Crowder fails to land.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Crowder.
Gibbons prevents a body shot from Crowder.
Gibbons swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gibbons working aggressively here.
Crowder tries a body shot but Gibbons blocks it.
Gibbons is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Crowder lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Gibbons backwards.
Crowder lands a right hand. #T2#
Crowder tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gibbons's elbow.
Gibbons scores with a nice hook to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Crowder can't find room to land a body shot as Gibbons controls the action.
Nice body punch from Crowder.
Gibbons lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Crowder backwards.
Crowder misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gibbons blocks a body shot from Crowder.
Crowder struggles to land a body shot inside as Gibbons controls his hands.
Crowder lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Gibbons misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gibbons's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gibbons pushes Crowder back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Crowder tries to work over Gibbons's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Crowder working aggressively here.
Crowder throws a punch but it's blocked by Gibbons.
Gibbons misses with some punches.
Gibbons tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Crowder tries a body shot but Gibbons blocks it.
Crowder misses with a punch to the body.
Crowder lands with a short head shot on the inside. #T3#
Good body shot from Crowder.
A frustrated look appears on Gibbons's face as he tries to break the clinch.
A left hand lands to the body for Crowder. #TD2#
Crowder tightens his grip and picks Gibbons up, before dumping him to the ground. Gibbons manages to land in guard.
Gibbons is wriggling around but Crowder manages to pass to half guard. #REVR#
Crowder tries to pass to full mount but Gibbons defends it.
Crowder throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Crowder has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Crowder trying to pass the guard but Gibbons defending well.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Gibbons keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Crowder lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Crowder thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas. #T4#
Crowder prevents Gibbons from improving his position.
Crowder sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Gibbons defending well though.
Crowder lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears. #SUB2#
Gibbons is defending against the submission attempts here by Crowder.
Gibbons is trying to control but can't.
Crowder working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Gibbons's thigh. Gibbons counters though and makes it back to full guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Crowder throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Gibbons works some decent striking defense from the bottom. #T5#
Crowder postures up and lands a big shot to Gibbons's brow.
Crowder stands and throws Gibbons's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Crowder has knee on belly and now moves to full mount! Trouble for Gibbons!
Crowder looking to ground and pound his opponent to a finish here.
Gibbons takes a big shot to the head but keeps on trying to improve his position.
Gibbons gets back to half guard.
Crowder looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Gibbons blocking the ground and pound attempt from Crowder.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Crowder takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Crowder working over Gibbons with some ground and pound. Gibbons looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Crowder lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gibbons trying to control here. #T6#
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Crowder connects with a nice short shot to Gibbons's temple.
Crowder lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Crowder working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Gibbons taking some punishment here, with Crowder in his half guard.
Crowder thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Gibbons's head.
Ground and pound from Crowder.
Crowder scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Gibbons taking some punishment here, with Crowder in his half guard.
Gibbons is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Crowder scores with a couple of nice shots.
Gibbons on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound. #T7##SUB2#
Crowder in half guard on the top. He's looking for a kimura... He's got it locked and he's managed to free his trapped foot. Gibbons tries to escape but it's on too tight and he has to tap! Great BJJ skills there from Crowder!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 7:20 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Boyd Crowder!

 

Event: TOF 55     
Date:   Nov 25, 2023
#R1#
Gibbons looks to land a left hand but Mendes moved out of range nicely.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Gibbons, as that shot connected.
Gibbons works the jab nicely.
Gibbons throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Mendes on the side of the head.
Gibbons slips under a jab.
Gibbons listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Gibbons pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mendes closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Gibbons throws out a powerful jab.#CUT2#It looks like Paulo Mendes has been cut.
Gibbons throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mendes is looking to counter punch.
Gibbons misses with an uppercut.
A lazy left from Gibbons finds it's target.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gibbons throws a right hand that misses #TD#
and Mendes counters with a nice double leg into guard. #T1#
Gibbons wants to get back to his feet but Mendes is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gibbons wants to control the position but Mendes says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Gibbons trying to control but Mendes postures up.
Mendes content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Mendes looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
We've been hearing that Mendes has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.
Gibbons wants to control but Mendes is keeping busy. #SUB#
Gibbons is defending against the submission attempts here by Mendes.
Mendes thows a huge punch but Gibbons dodges it nicely. #T2#
Mendes wants to pass the guard but Gibbons is defending well.
Mendes is trying to control. Gibbons wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Gibbons really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Mendes. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Mendes winds up and cracks Gibbons with a swinging punch to the side of the head. #SUB#
Mendes is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Gibbons doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Mendes.
Mendes throws a strike but Gibbons avoids it easily and moves to full guard.#T3#
Mendes stopping the sweep attempt from Gibbons.
Mendes distracts Gibbons with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Mendes trying to control but Gibbons is working from the bottom. #SUB#
Mendes drops back looking for a leg! Gibbons is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Gibbons manages to kick Mendes off! Mendes jumps back into Gibbons's guard.
Mendes is looking to work some ground and pound but Gibbons has wrist control.
Mendes forces his way into half guard.#SUB#
Mendes is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Gibbons looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.#T4#
Gibbons is refusing to be controlled, as Mendes sits in half guard.
Gibbons trying to control here.
Gibbons is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Mendes lands a nice short elbow.#SUB#
Mendes is working for a kimura but Gibbons is defending it quite comfortably. #SUB#
Mendes is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game. #T5#
Gibbons is controlling Mendes's trapped leg to prevent Mendes from advancing to side control.
Gibbons taking some punishment here, with Mendes in his half guard.
Gibbons is looking to improve his position.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Mendes connects with a nice short shot to Gibbons's temple. #SUB#
Mendes is trying to work for a kimura but Gibbons is defending well. #SUB#
Mendes seems to be looking for submissions. #T6#
Gibbons is refusing to be controlled, as Mendes sits in half guard.
Mendes 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.
Gibbons tries to push off, looking to stand up, but Mendes manages to move to mount!
Gibbons tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Mendes lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Gibbons is squirming around, avoiding Mendes's attempts to control the action.
Mendes with good strikes from the mount here!
Gibbons taking shots to the head. #T7#
Mendes controlling the pace for now.
Gibbons is writhing around trying to get back to his feet. #SUB#
Mendes jumps to the side looking to secure the arm triangle…. Ooooh, that looks tight… Gibbons is gargling but he's managed to escape! Nice work there by Gibbons and Mendes has given up the dominant position trying to land that submission. #SUB#
Mendes working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Mendes scoring with punches from side control.
Mendes working the head with strikes. #T8#
Mendes is working Gibbons over with some ground and pound from side control. #SUB#
Mendes is trying to get an arm triangle but Gibbons is defending well.
Mendes controls the position.
Mendes trying to control the action but Gibbons is working from the bottom. #SUB#
Mendes thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Gibbons is trying to get back to half guard.#T9#
Mendes works to advance to full mount. Gibbons defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
Mendes landing strikes from the mount and Gibbons is in trouble!
Mendes landing strikes from the mount.#SUB#
Gibbons defends a decent attempt at a guillotine from Mendes.
Mendes avoids the attempt from Gibbons to control.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Gibbons squirming around on the bottom, looking to escape.
Mendes landing strikes from the mount.
Mendes lands with some vicious ground and pound - can Gibbons hang on?
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Paulo Mendes dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Paulo Mendes's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!#R2#
Gibbons misses with a double jab.
Gibbons dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gibbons lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Mendes at a distance.
Mendes fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
A little jabbing left from Gibbons on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Gibbons swings wildly with a couple of big hooks #TD#
and Mendes counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Mendes is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound. #SUB#
Mendes is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Gibbons has managed to free his arm - good work. #SUB#
Mendes is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Ground and pound from Mendes. #T1#
Mendes sitting and controlling from the half guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Mendes lands a nice short elbow.
Gibbons trying to control but Mendes postures up.
Mendes is nestled in close to Gibbons, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Ground and pound from Mendes.
Mendes lands with a punch from half guard.
Gibbons is trying to control but can't. #ES2#
Gibbons kicks off Mendes and gets to his feet. #T2#
The fight stays on the outside here - Mendes looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Mendes dives in and grabs Gibbons's left leg, looking for a takedown. Gibbons pushes down on Mendes's head and hops out.
Mendes throws a right and a left that both miss.
Jab from Gibbons.
Gibbons changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Gibbons fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Horrible takedown attempt by Mendes or perhaps it was just good defense by Gibbons, which made it look bad.
Gibbons tries to bum rush Mendes with a series of wild strikes but Mendes uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Gibbons lands a nice shot that snaps Mendes's head back. #T3#
Mendes fails with an attempt to clinch.
Mendes shoots in and drives through. Gibbons sprawls well.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Paulo Mendes. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Mendes uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gibbons.
Mendes fails with a takedown attempt.
Mendes moves out of range as Gibbons strikes.
Mendes went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Jab by Mendes.
Mendes shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Gibbons pinned against the cage. Gibbons gets the underhooks and manages to circle away. #T4#
Gibbons bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Mendes's head.
The fighters circling - Gibbons throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Roydell Gibbons is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Mendes displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gibbons throws out the jab.
Mendes looks to land a left hand but Gibbons moved out of range nicely.
Gibbons looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Gibbons misses with a hook.
Mendes attempts a counter takedown but Gibbons avoids it well and moves away.
Paulo Mendes is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Gibbons throws a looping overhand right but Mendes ducks down to avoid it.
Mendes seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Mendes misses with a two punch combination.
Mendes bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Roydell Gibbons seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Gibbons throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Mendes stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Mendes is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Gibbons can do to turn this around?
Mendes changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Gibbons tries to avoid it but Mendes manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Gibbons to the ground. Gibbons escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet. #T5#
Gibbons fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Gibbons misses with an uppercut
and Gibbons takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Gibbons lands with a cross.
Mendes tries for a takedown but Gibbons circles away easily
and Gibbons counters with a stiff right hand.
Gibbons looks to throw the jab but Mendes is out of range.
Mendes looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Gibbons is fending him off so far but Mendes persists. Nope, Gibbons circles away and we're back to standing.
Gibbons takes a swing at Mendes's ribcage but misses.
Mendes was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Gibbons misses with a wild combination.
Mendes thuds his right hand into Gibbons's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.#T6#
Gibbons misses with a body shot.
Gibbons misses the jab.
Mendes shoots in and drives through. Gibbons sprawls well.
Gibbons throws a hook but Mendes blocks it.
Mendes steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gibbons.
Mendes is looking to counter the offense by Gibbons and move into the clinch.
Gibbons lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mendes fails with the takedown.
Roydell Gibbons seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gibbons bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.#T7#
Gibbons throws out a loose jab but Mendes uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mendes shoots in for a takedown but Gibbons shows good takedown defense.
Mendes swings widly with a right hand
and Gibbons connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Gibbons lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Gibbons lands a jab to the nose.
Mendes fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Gibbons throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Mendes counters with a stiff right hand.
Gibbons throws a hook but Mendes blocks it.
Gibbons ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Mendes moves away.
Mendes was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.#T8#
Mendes misses the jab.
Gibbons misses with a looping right.
Gibbons scores with a crisp jab that stopped Mendes in his tracks.
Mendes ducks under a wild hook from Gibbons.
Mendes is looking to counter punch.
Gibbons loads up on a big right hand but Mendes slips the punch.
Mendes tries to score a power double leg takedown but Gibbons sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Mendes somewhat.
Mendes on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there. #T9#
Gibbons misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mendes.
Gibbons defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Mendes.
Gibbons looks to throw the jab but Mendes is out of range.
Mendes with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Gibbons to score with a decent uppercut.
Mendes moves in looking to clinch but Gibbons pushes him off.
Gibbons scores with a sloppy right hand. Mendes should have avoided that one.
Mendes uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gibbons.
Gibbons lands with a nice body punch.
Gibbons connects with a right hand. Mendes shakes it off.
Mendes slips a jab from Gibbons.
Mendes fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Gibbons avoids it really well and circles away.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Roydell Gibbons showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Paulo Mendes's cut.
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. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!#R3#
Gibbons looks to land a left hand but Mendes moved out of range nicely.
Mendes tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Gibbons manages to circle out of the way.
Mendes throws a hook but Gibbons avoids it easily.
Mendes shoots and misses
and Gibbons counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.#TD#
Mendes closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Gibbons to the mat! Gibbons manages to get full guard.
Mendes landing some decent shots from guard.
Mendes throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Gibbons works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Gibbons is trying to keep Mendes in close.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mendes trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Mendes 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.
Gibbons is trying to control the position but Mendes postures up. #T1#
Mendes slips nicely into half guard.
Mendes lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt. #SUB#
Mendes seems to be looking for submissions.
Gibbons gets back to full guard.
Mendes trying to control but Gibbons is working from the bottom. #T2#
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Mendes is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Gibbons preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Gibbons controls Mendes momentarily but Mendes frees himself.
Mendes scoring with some ground and pound.
Gibbons avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Gibbons is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.#SUB2#
Gibbons looking for subs off his back but Mendes has passed one foot through into half guard.
Gibbons takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.#T3#
Mendes stalling away here and it's allowed Gibbons to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Mendes looking to sit in guard and control but Gibbons gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top. #REVB#
Mendes is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Mendes has Gibbons pulled in close to control his posture. #SUB#
Mendes is looking for a triangle but Gibbons pushes his legs off easily. #T4#
Mendes has his hands on Gibbons's head, controlling the position.
Mendes keeping moving, preventing Gibbons from controlling successfully. #SUB#
Mendes working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Gibbons doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Gibbons manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem. #SUB#
Mendes looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Gibbons has picked Mendes up and slammed him! Mendes can't keep hold of the triangle and Gibbons manages to pass to side control!#T5#
Mendes tries to bench press Gibbons off him but Gibbons keeps the position.
Gibbons is looking to take a break and control but Mendes is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom. #SU2#
Gibbons stands up and we're back to a striking position.
Mendes staying out of range there.
Mendes closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Gibbons misses with a straight left.
Gibbons takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Mendes looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
The fighters circle momentarily. Gibbons darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.#T6#
Mendes shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Gibbons counters with a nice body shot.
Nice shot by Gibbons.#CL#
Mendes moves into the clinch.
Gibbons is trying to break the clinch but Mendes has him pressed against the cage.
Gibbons is trying to break the clinch but Mendes has him pressed against the cage. #BC2#
Gibbons breaks from the clinch.
Gibbons 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.#CL#
Mendes moves into the clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Gibbons.
Mendes tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Gibbons just stands there and leans against the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Paulo Mendes. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gibbons tries to throw a body punch but Mendes avoids it by throwing Gibbons back against the cage. #TD#
Mendes works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.
Mendes wants to control from the top but Gibbons keeps moving. #T7#
Gibbons is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Mendes is in close to Gibbons's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Gibbons can't keep his opponent in guard - Mendes advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Gibbons is looking to improve his position.
Mendes uses his free foot to push down on Gibbons's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for Gibbons.
Mendes controlling the pace for now. #T8#
Mendes seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Gibbons for as long as he can get away with.
Gibbons is wriggling around trying to escape.
Mendes with shots to the head and body - Gibbons looks very uncomfortable down there.
Gibbons is trying to escape the mount. #SUB#
Mendes is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Gibbons is surviving well by controlling Mendes's body position as best he can.
Mendes raining down shots from the mount!
Gibbons reaches up to try and control the position but Mendes seems to have an arm triangle now! Uh oh! Gibbons rolls and tries to escape and now Mendes has his back! #T9#
Mendes loading up with punches from the back mount - how long can Gibbons hold on?
Mendes is throwing strikes from the back here. Oh that last one was to the back of the head. Mendes gets a warning from the referee. He throws another strike to the back of the head straight away though and the referee has seen enough. He breaks up the two fighters and stands them back up. Mendes gets a real talking to here and is lucky not to get a point deducted. Mendes apologises and we restart here on the feet.
Gibbons misses with an uppercut. Mendes saw that one coming.
Nice sprawl there from Gibbons as Mendes shoots in.
Mendes drops his hands momentarily and Gibbons takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Gibbons throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Mendes on the side of the head.
Gibbons fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Mendes looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mendes slips under a jab.
Mendes ducks under a wild hook from Gibbons.
Mendes drops down looking for a counter takedown but Gibbons sprawls and moves away.

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 Paulo Mendes.
I think Mendes has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Alec Ball scores the fight 29:28
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 28:29
Judge William Peck scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Paulo Mendes!

Paulo Mendes bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.

 

Event: TOF 45     
Date:   Oct 15, 2023
#R1#
Nox tries a head kick but it misses.
Gibbons scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Nox swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
letting Gibbons counter with a right hand.
Gibbons tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Nox was well out of range. Poor timing from Gibbons.
Nox doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Nox scores with a jab to the head.
Nox takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Nox moves out of range as Gibbons strikes.
Nox ducks under a wild hook from Gibbons.
Gibbons definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Nox misses with a wild body shot.
Gibbons throws a right hand that misses
and Nox counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Nox misses with an uppercut.
Nox looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Nox throws a right hand that Gibbons ducks under and follows up with a left that Gibbons also avoids with ease.
Nox takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nox misses with a right hand
and Gibbons counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Gibbons throws a shot from downtown. Nox moves away and avoids it.
Nox tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Gibbons misses the shot to the body. #T1#
Gibbons throws a body shot but no joy. #TD2#
Nox drives through with a takedown into guard.
Nox sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Nox trying to control the position from guard on top but Gibbons is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Gibbons working a defensive guard here.
Nox 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.
Gibbons trying to keep a closed guard but Nox is proving a slippery customer. #T2#
Nox is looking to work some ground and pound but Gibbons has wrist control.
Nox scoring with punches to the head and body.
Nox is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Nox preventing the sweep. #REF3#
The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Nox with a lazy takedown attempt
and Gibbons counters with a nice uppercut. #TD2#
Nox shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Gibbons manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.

Gibbons is scooting his butt against the cage and has managed to get back to his feet. Nox presses him back against the cage, presumably looking to take the fight back to the mat.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gibbons lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards. #BC2#
Nox escapes the clinch and we're back to striking. #T3#
Nox with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Nox misses with a series of wild punches.
Gibbons slips a jab from Nox.
Nox pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gibbons slips a jab and a cross from Nox.
Gibbons scores with a crisp jab that stopped Nox in his tracks.
Gibbons scores with a punch to the head.
Nox keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gibbons.
Nox slips a straight right by Gibbons.
Gibbons misses with a straight right.
Nox is looking for the big counter here.
Nox displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gibbons throws out the jab.
Nox slips a jab from Gibbons.#TD2#
Nox shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Gibbons manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.

Gibbons wriggles free and stands up. #T4#
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gibbons ducks right into an uppercut from Nox.
Gibbons throws out a loose jab but Nox uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gibbons misses with a hook.
Nox is looking for the big counter here.
Nox swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A little feinted left hand from Gibbons on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Gibbons lands a jab.
Colin Nox seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nox misses with a right hand
and Nox takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Nice uppercut lands for Gibbons. That snapped Nox's head back.
Gibbons throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Nox sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gibbons lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Nox circles away quickly and effectively.
Nox avoids the body shot from Gibbons.
A jab from Nox misses.
Gibbons throws out a loose jab but Nox uses good head movement to avoid it.
Nox drops his hands momentarily and Gibbons takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Gibbons throws a sloppy body shot
and Nox counters with a straight right hand.#T5#
Nox goes for a double leg but Gibbons avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Gibbons continues to drive forward.
Gibbons appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.#TD2#
Nox scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
Gibbons is looking to control Nox's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Gibbons avoid being mounted?
Gibbons blocking the ground and pound attempt from Nox. #SUB#
Gibbons actively working from the bottom here.
Gibbons wants to get back to full guard.
Gibbons is working hard here to advance position.
Gibbons trying to control from the bottom.
Nox not doing much here. #T6#
Nox missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Gibbons 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.
Nox works his way into full mount!
Nox scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Gibbons?
Nox trying to control but Gibbons is having none of it. #T7#
Nox with a couple of short strikes.
The referee warns Gibbons that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.
Nox sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Nox putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!
Nox landing strikes from the mount and Gibbons is in trouble!
Nox looking to control and managing it successfully.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gibbons bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!#T8#
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Nox holds on and takes a little breather.
Gibbons stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Nox swivels though and keeps the full guard. #SU#
Gibbons gets to his feet - Nox follows without any prompting.
Gibbons throws a jab but it's blocked by Nox.
Nox moves out of range as Gibbons strikes.
Nox misses with a right hand
and Gibbons counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gibbons throws out a loose jab but Nox uses good head movement to avoid it. #TD2#
Nox scores with a takedown into Gibbons's guard.

Gibbons has managed to wall walk up one of the corner posts to get back to his feet. Nox is pushing him up against the cage, looking to control the position.#T9#
Gibbons is leaning against Nox and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Gibbons working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Gibbons can't find room to land a body shot as Nox controls the action.
Gibbons is trying to push Nox away but Nox has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Gibbons working aggressively here.
Gibbons misses with a hook from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gibbons. #BC#
Gibbons breaks the clinch.
Nox tries a head kick but it misses.
Nox takes one to the chin there.
Nox pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A quick step to the side and Gibbons tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Roydell Gibbons dominated that round.
That's time! Gibbons's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.#R2#
Gibbons misses with a hook. Nox ducked under it nicely.
Gibbons bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Nox's head.#TD2#
Nox gets a double leg takedown into Gibbons's guard.
Nox is stalling in the full guard.
Nox trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nox 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. #T1#
Nox trying to control but Gibbons is working from the bottom.
Nox slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Nox looking to sit in guard and control but Gibbons gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top. #REVR#
Gibbons is looking to pass into half guard but Nox pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Nox is in guard.#REVB##T2#
Nox in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Nox stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Gibbons swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Nox throwing strikes but missing. #SUB#
Gibbons looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Nox looking to pass the guard.
Nox scoring with some ground and pound.
Gibbons can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Nox controls the pace.#T3#
Nox with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Nox controlling from the top position.
Gibbons working a defensive guard here. #REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Gibbons blocks a head kick by Nox.
Nox fails miserably with a takedown attempt.#T4#
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Nox lands a nice shot that snaps Gibbons's head back.
Nox bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gibbons throws a lazy right hand but Nox sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Nox connects with a high kick.
Nox throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gibbons sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gibbons swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Nox misses with a left hand
and Gibbons counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Gibbons cracks Nox with a right hand to the side of the head.
Nox slips under a jab.
Nox is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Gibbons with a body shot.
Nox takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Nox scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Nox blocks a jab.
Nox misses with a wild combination.
Gibbons moves out of range of the body kick from Nox. #T5#
Jab from Gibbons.
Nox looks to throw the jab but Gibbons is out of range.
Nox slips under a jab.
Nox shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Gibbons counters with a stiff right hand.
Gibbons is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Gibbons fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Nox manages to avoid it.
Gibbons is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Nox.
Nox is looking for the big counter here.
Gibbons bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Nox's head.
Nox throws a lazy right hand but Gibbons sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Nox tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Gibbons defends well and Nox ends up having to push Gibbons into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Roydell Gibbons has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Colin Nox.
The fighters circling - Nox throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A little feinted left hand from Gibbons on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Colin Nox is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Nox tries to bum rush Gibbons with a series of wild strikes but Gibbons uses good footwork to avoid the assault.#TD2#
Gibbons gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Nox is breathing heavily.
Gibbons wants to sweep here but Nox controlling him for the moment. #T6##SUB#
Gibbons is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nox is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Nox throwing strikes but missing.
Gibbons controls Nox momentarily but Nox frees himself. #T7#
Nox is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions. #SUB#
Gibbons looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Colin Nox has got the better of the ground game so far.
Gibbons keeping moving, preventing Nox from controlling successfully. #REF3#
The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Gibbons throws a big shot that misses.
Nox throws a push kick but Gibbons slaps the foot to one side.
Nox misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gibbons.
Nox moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Nox is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gibbons.
Nox throws a right hand that misses
and Gibbons counters with a lovely shot to the body.#T8#
Gibbons looks to score with a jab to the body but Nox is just out of range.
Nox throws a hook to the side of Gibbons's head but Gibbons sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
It looked like Gibbons wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A combination from Nox does no damage.
Gibbons keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
It looked like Gibbons wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Gibbons ducks under a wild hook from Nox.
Nox fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
A big right from Nox misses.
A punch lands to the side of Nox 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Gibbons loads up on a big right hand but Nox slips the punch.
Gibbons stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Gibbons lands with a nice combination. Nox backs away looking to recover.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A telegraphed right hand from Gibbons misses the target.
Nox staying out of range there.
Nox jabs at Gibbons's body.
Nox tries to score a power double leg takedown but Gibbons sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Nox somewhat.#T9#
Nox takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Gibbons misses with a hook. Nox ducked under it nicely.
No joy there for Gibbons, who threw a few shots but didn't land. #TD2#
Nox drives through with a takedown into Gibbons's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.

Gibbons scrambles and gets back to his feet.
Nox shoots in looking for a takedown but Gibbons manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Nox's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Gibbons misses with a left hand
and Nox counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
The fighters circling - Gibbons throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A little jabbing left from Nox on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Gibbons misses with a straight right.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gibbons uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Nox.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Roydell Gibbons dominated that second round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!#R3#
Gibbons digs a good hook to Nox's body.
Nice shot lands for Gibbons.#TD2#
Nox closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
The referee asks Nox politely if he wouldn't mind getting on with it and actually doing something. Nox prefers to stall for the moment though.
Nox working the head and body with strikes.
Nox cracks Gibbons with a big elbow.
Gibbons tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Nox lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
Gibbons can't do much from the bottom here.
Gibbons is trying to improve his position.#T1#
Gibbons is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Nox's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Nox stalling.
Nox seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Nox stalling.
Nox is stalling here. Gibbons is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Nox seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Gibbons has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work. #T2#
Gibbons 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.
Nox is not content to let Gibbons control the position.
Nox tries to buck Gibbons off but Gibbons is having none of it.#T3#
Nox is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but Gibbons has just dragged him back down to the mat.
Nox is looking to regain half guard here but Gibbons keeps moving and retains side control. #SU#
Gibbons has had enough of the ground for now and decides to stand.
Nox fails with a takedown attempt. #T4#
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Nox waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gibbons.
Gibbons throwing a counter right hand but Nox manages to avoid it.
Nox misses with an uppercut.
A little feinted left hand from Gibbons on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Gibbons jabs at Nox's body.#TD2#
Nox closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Gibbons quickly recovers to half guard.

Gibbons makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Nox takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Nox misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gibbons.
Nox throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Gibbons scores with a sloppy right hand. Nox should have avoided that one.
Gibbons throws a lazy right hand but Nox sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Nox gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Gibbons throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Nox on the side of the head.
Nox connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Gibbons momentarily.
Nox is looking to land body kicks.
Nox scores with a kick to the body.
Nox misses with an uppercut
and Gibbons counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Nox thinking. #T5#
Nox bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Nox throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Nox takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Roydell Gibbons is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Nox misses with a lunging right hand
and Gibbons counters with a straight right hand.#TD2#
Nox changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Gibbons looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Nox has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Gibbons can't do much from the bottom here.
Gibbons parries the strikes from Nox easily there. Nox is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Gibbons to escape.
Nox moving around in side mount but really he's just happy to control for now.
You can see the frustration on Gibbons's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.#T6#
Nox trying to control the action but Gibbons is working from the bottom.
Gibbons tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Nox wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Nox takes a little break here. Gibbons wants to take advantage but he is being controlled well.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Gibbons sneaks back into half guard.#T7#
Nox thows a huge punch but Gibbons dodges it nicely.
Nox trying to control from half guard but Gibbons is working away.
Nox prevents Gibbons from improving his position.#REF3#
The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Gibbons tests Nox's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Gibbons darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Gibbons fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Nox manages to avoid it.
Gibbons misses with a looping left.
A big left from Gibbons misses.
Nox will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.#T8#
Gibbons cracks a nice hook into Nox's ribs.
Nox has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
A lazy body kick from Nox
and Gibbons counters with a straight right hand.
Nox on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot. #TD2#
A momentary lapse in concentration from Gibbons enables Nox to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Gibbons manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.#SUB#
Nox looking to improve position, pressing down on Gibbons's thigh with his hand. Gibbons seems to be working to lock up a guilotine though... is Nox paying attention? Apparently not! He's locked it up tight! Nox's face has turned purple! Will he tap? Will he! YES! He's tapped! Gibbons picked his opening and made it count! Great finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 8:38 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Roydell Gibbons!
After winning the bout, Roydell Gibbons thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.

 

Event: TOF 39     
Date:   Sep 23, 2023
#R1#
Gibbons connects with a single shot there.
Gibbons missing with a left hand there. Soap was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Soap misses with a double jab
and Gibbons counters with a right hand to the body.
Soap is looking to slow Gibbons down with leg kicks.
Soap throws a lazy uppercut
and Gibbons counters with a nice uppercut.
Gibbons pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Soap misses with a low kick.
Gibbons definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Gibbons throws a big shot that misses.
It seemed like Soap was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Soap misses with a low kick.
Gibbons swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Simon Soap seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Soap buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Gibbons jabs Soap to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A punch lands to the side of Soap 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Soap throws a big shot that misses.
Gibbons looks to land a right hand but Soap moved out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A bone on bone clash there as Gibbons blocks the leg kick.
Gibbons throws a jab but it's blocked by Soap. #T1#
Gibbons scores with a punch to the head.
Soap tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Gibbons manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Soap uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Gibbons has time to react.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Soap.
Gibbons walks into a jab.
Gibbons chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Soap can pounce on him.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Soap.
Soap avoids the body shot from Gibbons.
Gibbons lands with a good body shot.
Soap defending well as Gibbons loads up on a big left hand.
A jab from Gibbons does it's job there.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gibbons swings for the body but Soap moves out of range.
Soap looks to throw the jab but Gibbons is out of range.
Soap keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gibbons.
Soap throws a hook but Gibbons avoids it easily.#T2#
Soap keeps Gibbons at a distance using the push kick.
Gibbons lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Soap throws a head kick but Gibbons moves out of range.
Nice uppercut there from Gibbons.
Gibbons ducks under a wild hook from Soap.
Soap takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Soap throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Gibbons stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Soap keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Soap doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Soap feints a jab promting Gibbons to slip. Soap then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Gibbons slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.#CUT2#It looks like Roydell Gibbons has been cut.
Soap shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
A low kick lands for Soap.
Soap ducks under a wild hook from Gibbons.
Gibbons tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Soap was well out of range. Poor timing from Gibbons.
Soap throws an off balance right hand
and Gibbons counters with a nice uppercut.
Gibbons fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Soap manages to avoid it.#T3#
Soap moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Soap uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gibbons.
Soap avoids the body shot from Gibbons.
Soap lands a really nice looking cross but Gibbons seems unphased.
Gibbons lands with a nice body punch.
Gibbons lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Gibbons misses with a hook.
Gibbons is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Gibbons throws a body punch but Soap moves out of range.
Gibbons walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.#CL2#
Soap forces Gibbons back against the cage and clinches.
Soap misses with a punch to the body.
Soap creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Gibbons's defenses.
Gibbons lands a hook that snaps the head of Soap backwards.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gibbons misses with some punches.
Soap lands a body punch in the clinch. #T4#
Soap lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Soap misses with an elbow over the top.
Soap tries a body shot but Gibbons blocks it.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Soap stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Soap lands a body shot.
Soap working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Soap lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Gibbons backwards.
Soap tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gibbons misses with some punches.
Soap lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Gibbons.
Soap throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Gibbons blocks a body shot from Soap.
Soap dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Soap.
Soap lands an elbow inside that Gibbons shrugs off. #T5#
Soap digs a right hand into Gibbons's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Gibbons's gas tank.
Soap throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Soap blocking some punches.
Gibbons struggles to land a body shot inside as Soap controls his hands.
Soap lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Gibbons has a couple of punches blocked by Soap.
A right hand to the body from Soap.
Soap lands a nice elbow from the clinch. #CUT2#Roydell Gibbons's cut is getting worse.
Soap lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Gibbons blocks the elbow strike.
Gibbons wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Soap has him pressed against the cage.
Nice body punch from Soap - that landed with a thud.
Soap misses with a body punch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Soap creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Soap lands an elbow that stopped Gibbons in his tracks for a moment.
Gibbons blocks a body shot from Soap.
Soap lands a glancing elbow in the clinch. #CUT2#Roydell Gibbons's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Soap tries to work over Gibbons's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target. #T6#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A short body shot lands from Gibbons as the two fighters clinch.
Soap works on Gibbons's body with a couple of short punches.
Soap is leaning against Gibbons and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Gibbons is breathing heavily.
Soap digs a right hand underneath Gibbons's ribcage. Gibbons let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Soap lands an elbow inside. #CUT2#Jeez, Roydell Gibbons's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.
Gibbons takes an elbow to the temple.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 6:28 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Simon Soap!
Simon Soap thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

Event: TOF 34     
Date:   Sep 03, 2023
#R1#
Veal misses with an uppercut. Gibbons saw that one coming.
Veal moves in looking to clinch but Gibbons pushes him off.
It looked like Gibbons was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Veal.
Gibbons swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Veal looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Veal with a hook.
Veal ducks right into an uppercut from Gibbons.
Gibbons works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Gibbons checks the leg kick nicely there.
Gibbons throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Veal sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jab by Gibbons.
Gibbons takes a swing at Veal's ribcage but misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice inside leg kick there by Veal. That's going to slow Gibbons down.
A swing and a miss from Gibbons.
Veal is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Gibbons with a body shot.
Gibbons definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Gibbons staying out of range there.
Veal throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
The fighters circle momentarily. Gibbons darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.#CUT#It looks like Tyler Veal has been cut.#T1#
Gibbons just misses with a punch to the body.
Gibbons digs a good body shot into Veal's ribs.
Gibbons throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Gibbons misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Veal.
Veal misses the jab.
Gibbons connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Veal staying out of range there.
Veal keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gibbons.
Veal throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gibbons bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Veal throws a jab when Gibbons was well out of range.
Gibbons swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Gibbons connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Gibbons avoids a punch combination nicely. #T2#
Veal misses with a looping left.
Gibbons tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Veal was well out of range. Poor timing from Gibbons.
Veal bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Gibbons's head backwards.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Veal fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gibbons manages to avoid it.
Gibbons throws a big shot that misses.
Some wild striking there from Gibbons.
Veal throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Veal misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Veal throws a right hand that Gibbons ducks under and follows up with a left that Gibbons also avoids with ease.
A lazy left from Veal finds it's target.
Gibbons throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.#T3#
Veal misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Veal lands a nice leg kick that just misses Gibbons's sensitive parts.
Gibbons misses with a looping left.
Veal throws a body punch but Gibbons moves out of range.
Nice defenses there by Gibbons.
Gibbons throws a shot from downtown. Veal moves away and avoids it.
Gibbons throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gibbons throws out a powerful jab.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Gibbons, as that shot connected.
Gibbons moves out of range of the strikes.#KD#
Oooooh!!! Gibbons has knocked Veal down with a huge combo! Gibbons steps away and waves a wobbly Veal back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!#ROC#Veal is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Veal leaves his chin hanging out and Gibbons seizes the opportunity with an uppercut! Veal crumbles to the floor in a heap, and the referee steps in and tends to the downed fighter! What a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Roydell Gibbons!
During a confident post fight interview, Roydell Gibbons thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.

 

Event: TOF 29     
Date:   Aug 12, 2023
#R1#
Popizicki swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A big right from Popizicki misses.
Gibbons scores with a jab. Popizicki acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Popizicki takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Gibbons pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Popizicki takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Nice jab there from Gibbons.
Gibbons slips a straight right by Popizicki.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Popizicki 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.
Gibbons jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Popizicki now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Popizicki throws a body shot but no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Popizicki listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Gibbons misses the jab.
Popizicki looks to score with a jab to the body but Gibbons is just out of range.
Gibbons appears to be looking for a big counter.
Gibbons just misses with a punch to the body.
Gibbons throws a hook but Popizicki avoids it easily.#T1#
Popizicki takes one to the side of the head.
Roydell Gibbons is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Good exchange - Popizicki coming out on top.
Gibbons throws a big shot that misses.#TD2#
Popizicki shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Gibbons is trying to defend but Popizicki finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.

Gibbons pushes Popizicki off and gets back to his feet.
Popizicki defending well as Gibbons loads up on a big left hand.
Popizicki tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gibbons was well out of range. Poor timing from Popizicki.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Popizicki throws a body shot but no joy.
Popizicki uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gibbons.
Gibbons rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Popizicki moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
A jab from Gibbons finds it's way through Popizicki's defenses. #T2#
Gibbons circles away from the clinch attempt
and Popizicki takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Gibbons swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Popizicki doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Gibbons uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Popizicki.
Gibbons lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Gibbons is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Popizicki lands a nice shot to the body.
Gibbons misses with an uppercut
and Popizicki counters with a stiff right hand.
Popizicki looks to score with a jab to the body but Gibbons is just out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Gibbons on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Popizicki takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Popizicki is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Gibbons rather than just go for the knockout.
Popizicki shoots in for a takedown but Gibbons shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Popizicki walks into a straight right hand from Gibbons.
Popizicki throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Gibbons is looking to counter with a shot to the body.#T3#
Popizicki misses with a body shot.
Gibbons swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Popizicki fails with a takedown attempt.
Gibbons tests Popizicki's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Gibbons swings widly with a right hand
and Popizicki counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Popizicki throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gibbons is looking to counter punch.
Popizicki scores with a jab to the body.
Gibbons ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Popizicki fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gibbons manages to avoid it.
It looked like Gibbons wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Gibbons misses with an uppercut
and Popizicki counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head. #T4#
Popizicki throws a good cross that connects.
Popizicki fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gibbons manages to avoid it.
Gibbons takes a swing at Popizicki's ribcage but misses.
Popizicki moves out of range as Gibbons strikes.
Popizicki takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gibbons uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Popizicki.
Gibbons punishes Popizicki's body with a nice straight punch.
Popizicki uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gibbons.
Popizicki displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gibbons throws out the jab.
Popizicki tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Popizicki digs a good hook to Gibbons's body.
Popizicki throws a shot to the body.
Gibbons is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Popizicki.
Popizicki ducks under a wild hook from Gibbons.#T5#
Jab from Gibbons.
Popizicki with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Gibbons to score with a decent uppercut.
Popizicki tries to clinch
enabling Gibbons to counter with a crisp jab.
Gibbons misses with a shot to the body
and Popizicki counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Gibbons throws an overhand right that lands on Popizicki's shoulder, as Popizicki tries to avoid the shot.
A big left from Popizicki misses.
A decent looking cross lands there for Gibbons.
Popizicki ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A slow jab from Popizicki misses its intended target.
An attempted straight right counter from Gibbons misses the target.#TD2#
Popizicki shoots in and gets a takedown into Gibbons's guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gibbons keeping moving, preventing Popizicki from controlling successfully.
Gibbons trying to keep a closed guard but Popizicki is proving a slippery customer. #T6#
Popizicki trying to control the position from guard on top but Gibbons is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Gibbons looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Popizicki tries to free his leg and advance position but Gibbons is retaining full guard.
Gibbons working a defensive guard here.
Popizicki postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Gibbons is trying to control the position from the bottom. #REF3#
The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up.
Gibbons scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.#T7#
Popizicki uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gibbons.
Gibbons looks to land a right hand but Popizicki moved out of range.
Popizicki takes one to the side of the head.
Gibbons throws a lazy uppercut #TD2#
and Popizicki counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Gibbons trying to control the position here.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Popizicki accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Popizicki works over Gibbons with some ground and pound from guard.
Popizicki slips nicely into half guard.
Gibbons is looking to escape.
Gibbons wants to get back to full guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#T8##SUB2#
Popizicki is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Gibbons preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.
Popizicki thows a huge punch but Gibbons dodges it nicely.
Popizicki looks to score some points with some ground and pound.#SUB2#
Popizicki is looking for a kimura here.
Popizicki performing his best blanket impression for a moment. #T9#
Popizicki lands strikes from half guard.
Popizicki winds up and cracks Gibbons with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Popizicki controlling the action here. #SUB2#
Popizicki is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Gibbons is just riding it out for now. Popizicki eventually gives up the hold.
Popizicki thows a huge punch but Gibbons dodges it nicely.
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 Roydell Gibbons will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!#R2#
The fighters circling - Popizicki throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Gibbons is looking to counter punch.
Popizicki uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gibbons.
Popizicki misses the shot to the body.
Gibbons lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Gibbons stuns Popizicki with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Gibbons definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Gibbons looks to score with a jab to the body but Popizicki is just out of range.
Popizicki on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Gibbons swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gibbons ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Popizicki moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Popizicki looks to score with a jab to the body but Gibbons is just out of range.
Gibbons scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Popizicki throws a shot from downtown. Gibbons moves away and avoids it.
Popizicki misses with a straight right. #T1#
Popizicki fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Gibbons cracks Popizicki with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Gibbons swings widly with a right hand
and Popizicki counters with a stiff right hand.
Popizicki gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Popizicki lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Gibbons circles away quickly and effectively.
Gibbons staying out of range there.
A little feinted left hand from Gibbons on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Popizicki misses with a looping right.
Gibbons throwing a counter right hand but Popizicki manages to avoid it.
Popizicki misses with a two punch combination.
Gibbons misses with a jab, cross combination.
Roydell Gibbons is winning the standup battle so far.
Gibbons tries to move into range but Popizicki moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Gibbons misses with an uppercut. #T2#
Gibbons throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Popizicki sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Popizicki swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Gibbons thuds a left hand into Popizicki's body.
Popizicki uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gibbons.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gibbons ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Gibbons misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Popizicki.
Popizicki walks into a jab.
Gibbons defending well as Popizicki loads up on a big left hand.
Popizicki has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Popizicki has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Popizicki swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Gibbons counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Gibbons is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Popizicki can do to turn this around?
Gibbons walks into a stiff left hand from Popizicki.
Gibbons smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Gibbons jabs at Popizicki's body.
Gibbons bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.#T3#
Gibbons lands a nice hook to Popizicki's body. Popizicki takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Gibbons misses with a hook. Popizicki ducked under it nicely.
Popizicki connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Gibbons slips a straight right by Popizicki.
Gibbons dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Popizicki has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Popizicki there as he acknowledges the shot.
Gibbons lands a jab.
Popizicki throws a lazy uppercut
letting Gibbons counter with a right hand. #ROC#Popizicki is rocked!
Some wild striking there from Popizicki.
A counter left hand to the body from Gibbons misses its target.
Gibbons tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Popizicki was well out of range. Poor timing from Gibbons.#T4#
Gibbons clobbers Popizicki with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Popizicki lands a really nice looking cross but Gibbons seems unphased.
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!
Gibbons walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Gibbons throws a hook to the side of Popizicki's head but Popizicki sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Popizicki throws a body punch but Gibbons moves out of range.
Popizicki throws a series of punches but Gibbons moves out of range.
Gibbons slips a straight right by Popizicki.
Gibbons swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Popizicki throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Popizicki ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gibbons moves away.
Gibbons throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Popizicki on the side of the head.
Gibbons misses with a hook. Popizicki ducked under it nicely.
A little jabbing left from Popizicki on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Popizicki fails to land with a series of punches.
Popizicki walks into a stiff left hand from Gibbons.#T5#
Gibbons swings widly with a right hand
and Popizicki connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Gibbons tries to move into range but Popizicki moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Gibbons lands the left hand.
Gibbons throws a body shot but no joy.
Gibbons throws a hook but Popizicki avoids it easily.
Popizicki doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Gibbons misses with an uppercut
and Popizicki counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A lazy left from Popizicki finds it's target.
Popizicki throws a jab but it's blocked by Gibbons.
Gibbons throws a hook to the side of Popizicki's head but Popizicki sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Popizicki feints the counter takedown.
Gibbons slips a straight right by Popizicki.
Popizicki displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gibbons throws out the jab. #TD2#
Popizicki shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Popizicki showed some decent athleticism there. #T6#
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gibbons blocking the ground and pound attempt from Popizicki.
Gibbons trying to control from the bottom.
Popizicki lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Popizicki trying to control from half guard but Gibbons is working away.
Popizicki passes to side control.
Popizicki in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Popizicki advances to full mount. #T7#
Gibbons is wriggling around trying to escape.
Popizicki sends his fist crashing into the mat - the crowd let out a collective ooooooh. Let's hope he's not broken it!
Gibbons slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Popizicki wants to pass to mount but Gibbons is defending the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gibbons is looking to improve his position.
Popizicki has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Gibbons is looking to get back to full guard here but Popizicki has managed to pass to side control instead.
Popizicki scores with punches from side control. #T8#
Popizicki scores with punches from side control.
Popizicki misses with the ground and pound.
Popizicki works to advance to full mount. Gibbons defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
Gibbons is in a horrible position here. Popizicki smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.
Popizicki lands a couple of good shots and Gibbons has given up his back, trying to escape the position!#SUB2#
Gibbons showing good submission defense here. #SUB2#
Gibbons preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Popizicki.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Popizicki trying desperately to keep hold of the dominant position. #T9#
Popizicki cracks Gibbons with a big shot to body and one to the head - really punishing Gibbons from the back mount here, looking to soften him up.
Gibbons rolls, trying to escape but Popizicki keeps control of the position.
Gibbons is trying to remain composed but Popizicki is hammering down strikes to the side of his head.
Popizicki controlling well, preventing Gibbons from escaping the position.
Gibbons avoids the strikes from Popizicki.
Gibbons knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Popizicki on the ground.#SUB2#
Popizicki has the rear naked choke here! This is very bad for Gibbons! Can he survive? No! He's out! Popizicki gets to his feet and celebrates with his cornermen. He looks absolutely delighted. In the post fight interviews he takes time to thank his parents and everyone who has believed in him from the start. How sweet.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 9:55 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Chaz Popizicki!
Chaz Popizicki thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

Event: TOF 24     
Date:   Jul 16, 2023
#R1#
Lewis shoots and misses
and Gibbons connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Gibbons definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
A combination from Gibbons does no damage.
Lewis slips under a jab.
Gibbons uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Lewis.
Gibbons pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Roydell Gibbons seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gibbons scores with a hook to the body. Lewis takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Gibbons takes a swing at Lewis's ribcage but misses.
Lewis misses with a wild body shot.
A counter left hand to the body from Gibbons misses its target.#TD2#
Lewis gets a takedown into half guard.
Lewis seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Lewis is trying to advance to mount but he's lost his balance and Gibbons reverses the position - he's now on top in Lewis's guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gibbons wants to stand but Lewis has a closed guard, so he can't escape. #T1#
Lewis is adopting a defensive guard.#SUB2#
Lewis pushes a forearm under Gibbons's chin to create some space. He's escaped his hips and pivoted quickly for an armbar! Can he extend the arm? Yes, Gibbons is tapping out! Damn, that was fast!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:37 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Trayvon Lewis!

 

Event: TOF 19     
Date:   Jun 11, 2023
#R1#
Gibbons bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Pard's head.
Pard uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gibbons.
Nice defenses there by Pard.
Pard swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Gibbons cracks Pard with an open hand slap.
Gibbons throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
The crowd cheers as Gibbons lands an impressive looking overhand right. Pard doesn't seem phased though.
Pard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
It seemed like Gibbons was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Pard ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Pard misses with a hook.
Gibbons throws out a powerful jab.
Pard showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Gibbons.
A swing and a miss from Gibbons.
Gibbons scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction. #ROC2#Pard is rocked!
Gibbons looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gibbons connects with a nice cross there... Pard is looking wobbly and Gibbons recognises it - he's rushed in and lands two more brutal shots that send Pard to the canvas, out cold! A brutal finish to the fight - Gibbons jumps onto the cage to celebrate with the crowd!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Roydell Gibbons!
A victorious Roydell Gibbons thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.

 

Event: TOF 16     
Date:   May 21, 2023
#R1#
The fighters circling - Charles throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Gibbons uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Charles.
Charles ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gibbons moves away.
Gibbons scores with a hook to the body. Charles takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Charles throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Gibbons connects with a good right hand that stumbles Charles. Charles circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Charles looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Gibbons lands a jab to Charles's midsection.
Gibbons's coach down at Temple of Fitness was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Gibbons's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.#TD#
Charles changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Gibbons looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.

Gibbons throws Charles to one side and escapes!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Charles walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Charles slips under a jab from Gibbons.
Gibbons scores with a punch to the head.
A telegraphed right hand from Gibbons misses the target.
Gibbons works Charles's body with a nice hook.
Gibbons keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Charles.
Gibbons works Charles's body with a nice hook.#T1#
Charles fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Gibbons fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Charles moves away from the strike by Gibbons.
Gibbons misses with a body shot #TD#
and Charles counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Gibbons wants to get back to his feet but he's too absorbed in his own little project and Charles manages to pass to side control. #REVB#
Charles controlling the action here.#SUB#
Charles is trying to work for a kimura but Gibbons is defending well. #T2#
Gibbons is looking to control Charles's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Gibbons avoid being mounted?
Gibbons wants to get back to full guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Charles lands a nice short elbow.
Gibbons tries to roll over but Charles keeps him under control.
Charles is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Gibbons!
Charles controlling from mount.
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!
Gibbons tries to hold on but Charles postures up.#T3#
Gibbons is looking to get to half guard.
Gibbons wants to control but Charles is having none of it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gibbons wants to try and get back to his feet.
Gibbons is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Charles tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Charles moves to take his opponent's back.
Gibbons trying to control the hands but Charles breaks the grip. #T4##SUB#
Gibbons is staying cool under pressure, defending well against the rear naked choke attempt from his opponent. #SUB#
Charles is working for the choke. I would put my money on him to finish from this position. He's rolled onto his back and has dragged Gibbons with him. Gibbons is trying to defend but Charles has an arm under the chin now! Gibbons grimaces and is forced to tap out!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:31 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Reggie Charles!
Roydell Gibbons spoke after the fight, saying 'Great job winning this fight Reggie! I'm happy for you brother, I look forward to a rematch one day!'.

 

Event: TOF 10     
Date:   Apr 09, 2023
#R1#
Gibbons misses with a double jab
and Watts cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Watts walks into a jab.
Watts walks into a straight right hand from Gibbons.
Watts uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gibbons.
Watts tries to counter by closing the distance.
Gibbons swinging wildly here.
Watts swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
We've been told by Gibbons's head coaches at Temple of Fitness that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Watts swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Gibbons counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Watts on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Watts lands a body shot.
Watts fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gibbons manages to avoid it.
Gibbons is looking to counter punch.
Watts lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gibbons lands a jab to the nose.
Watts throws a hook but Gibbons avoids it easily.
Gibbons tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Watts was well out of range. Poor timing from Gibbons.
Watts shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Gibbons eats them both and turns towards Watts to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.#CUT2#It looks like Roydell Gibbons has been cut.
Roydell Gibbons seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#T1#
Watts connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Gibbons's hands.
Watts swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gibbons gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Gibbons throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Watts throws out a counter right but Gibbons avoids it with no problem.
Watts showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Gibbons.
Watts throws a jab when Gibbons was well out of range.
Gibbons misses the shot to the body.
Gibbons throws a jab when Watts was well out of range.
Watts tries a low kick but Gibbons avoids it.
Gibbons misses with a wild body shot.
Watts takes a jab right on the kisser.
Gibbons's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Watts connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Gibbons scrambles back to his feet.
Gibbons digs a good body shot into Watts's ribs.#T2#
Watts steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gibbons.#CL2#
Watts darts in and clinches Gibbons up against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Watts tries to work over Gibbons's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Watts lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Gibbons or not.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Watts.
Watts tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gibbons's elbow.
Watts makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Watts digs a right hand into Gibbons's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Gibbons's gas tank.
Watts doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Watts scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Gibbons prevents a body shot from Watts.
Watts misses with a body punch. #T3#
Watts lands a hook that snaps the head of Gibbons backwards.
Gibbons is trying to stall.
Gibbons has Watts pushed against the cage.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Watts swings wildly with an uppercut but Gibbons uses good head movement to avoid it.
Watts keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Gibbons's efforts to push away.
A short left from Watts. #T4#
Gibbons taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Watts misses with a hook to the ribs.
Watts lands a hook to the side of the head.
Watts misses with a body punch.
Watts fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Watts dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Gibbons is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Gibbons blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Watts takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Muhammad Watts dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Roydell Gibbons's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.#R2#
Watts misses with a looping right.
Gibbons swings widly with a right hand
and Watts counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Gibbons dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Nice straight punches there by Gibbons. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Gibbons.
Watts tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Gibbons counters with a straight right hand.
Watts has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Gibbons on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Nice body punch from Gibbons.
Gibbons on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Gibbons connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Watts fails to land with a series of punches.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Watts takes one on the chin but seems OK.
A big right from Watts misses.
Gibbons feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Wattss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Gibbons takes a swing at Watts's ribcage but misses.
Gibbons moves into range and connects with a jab. #T1#
Watts misses with a body shot.
Gibbons swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Watts misses with a hook.
Watts avoids the body shot from Gibbons.
Gibbons digs a good hook to Watts's body.
Watts tries to move into range but Gibbons moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Watts throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Watts in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Watts uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gibbons.
Watts misses with a wild combination.
A quick step to the side and Gibbons tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Watts misses the shot to the body.
Watts missing with a left hand there. Gibbons was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Watts is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Gibbons tries to bum rush Watts with a series of wild strikes but Watts uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Watts pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Gibbons back to the cage. Watts follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.#T2#
Gibbons takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Watts throws a hook but Gibbons avoids it easily.
Watts lands a nice hook to Gibbons's body. Gibbons takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Gibbons connects with a right hand. Watts shakes it off.
Gibbons takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Watts slips a straight right by Gibbons.
Watts swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Watts thuds a left hand into Gibbons's body.
Gibbons lands a nice looking body shot.
Watts throws a body punch but Gibbons moves out of range.
Gibbons seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Gibbons avoids the body shot from Watts.
Gibbons throws a hook but Watts blocks it.
Watts misses with a series of wild punches.
Gibbons lands a jab to Watts's midsection.#T3#
Gibbons throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Gibbons misses with a left hand
and Watts counters with a one-two to the body.
Jab by Gibbons.
Gibbons lands a body shot.
Watts slips a jab from Gibbons.
Watts steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Gibbons.
Watts rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Gibbons counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Nice uppercut lands for Gibbons. That snapped Watts's head back.
Gibbons misses with a body punch
and Watts counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Watts looks to land a left hand but Gibbons moved out of range nicely.
Gibbons jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A telegraphed right hand from Gibbons misses the target.
Gibbons takes a body punch but keeps moving. #T4#
Watts misses with a hook to the body
and Gibbons counters with a nice uppercut. #ROC#Watts is rocked!
Gibbons steps in with a hook that catches Watts right on the chin and knocks him to the floor! Gibbons follows him down with more strikes and that's all she wrote! Watts looks absolutely devastated.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:12 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Roydell Gibbons!
During a confident post fight interview, Roydell Gibbons thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.

 

Event: TOF 6     
Date:   Mar 12, 2023
#R1#
A jab from Wolford misses.
Wolford slips a straight right by Gibbons.
Wolford takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Gibbons bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
We've been told by Gibbons's head coaches at Temple of Fitness that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Wolford doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Wolford misses with an uppercut.
Wolford uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gibbons.
Gibbons looks to score with a jab to the body but Wolford is just out of range.
Wolford looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Wolford pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Gibbons lands a jab to the nose.
Gibbons stuffs the takedown.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wolford throws a jab when Gibbons was well out of range.
Gibbons swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Gibbons showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Wolford.
It looked like Gibbons wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Gibbons misses with the combination. #T1#
Gibbons connects with a single shot there.#TD2#
Wolford looking to score a takedown here. Gibbons is defending well but Wolford drives through and ends up in Gibbons's guard.

Gibbons has his feet on Wolford's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
Wolford cracks Gibbons with a good jab.
No joy there for Gibbons, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Gibbons looks to land a left hand but Wolford moved out of range nicely.
Gibbons misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Wolford.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gibbons displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Wolford throws out the jab.
Wolford throws the left hand but Gibbons avoids the punch easily.
Wolford throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Gibbons counters with a straight right hand.#CUT#It looks like Rodney Wolford has been cut.
Nice defenses there by Wolford.
A countering left hand to the body from Wolford misses.
Gibbons is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
A nice combination there by Gibbons. #T2#
Wolford takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Wolford keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gibbons connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Gibbons ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Gibbons lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Wolford circles away quickly and effectively.
Gibbons uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Wolford has time to react.
Gibbons lands with a shot to the body.
Roydell Gibbons is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Wolford moves out of range of the strikes.
Wolford jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A jab lands there for Gibbons.
Gibbons takes a swing at Wolford's ribcage but misses.
Gibbons throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Wolford sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gibbons misses with a straight right.
Gibbons closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Gibbons is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
A swing and a miss from Gibbons.#T3#
Wolford throws a shot from downtown. Gibbons moves away and avoids it.
Gibbons throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Wolford now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Gibbons throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Wolford stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Wolford misses with a wild body shot.
Gibbons fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Donk. Gibbons catches Wolford right on the button with a cross.
Wolford keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gibbons.
Wolford misses the shot to the body.
Gibbons smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Wolford avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Gibbons scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Gibbons throws a hook but Wolford avoids it easily.
Wolford has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Wolford swings widly with a right hand
and Gibbons connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Wolford shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Gibbons counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Wolford thinking. #T4#
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gibbons keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Gibbons misses with a body punch #TD2#
and Wolford counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Gibbons!
Gibbons manages to work his way to half guard, despite Wolford's best efforts.
Gibbons moves into full guard.
Wolford missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Wolford sitting in guard, not really doing much.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Roydell Gibbons dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Rodney Wolford's cut.
That's time! Gibbons's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.#R2#
Wolford throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Wolford throws a hook but Gibbons blocks it.
Gibbons slips a straight right by Wolford.
Roydell Gibbons is winning the standup battle so far.
Wolford throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Gibbons.
Gibbons jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Wolford appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Gibbons feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Wolfords jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Gibbons lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Wolford throws a body shot but no joy.
Wolford just misses with a punch to the body.
Wolford ducks right into an uppercut from Gibbons.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gibbons displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Wolford throws out the jab.
Wolford looks to land a right hand but Gibbons moved out of range.
Gibbons ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Gibbons scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Wolford has a takedown stuffed.#T1#
Gibbons throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Wolford counters with a nice uppercut.
Gibbons throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Wolford stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Gibbons is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Wolford can do to turn this around?
Wolford throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Gibbons throws out a powerful jab.
Gibbons lands the left hand.
Gibbons scores with a jab to the body.
A shot to the liver by Gibbons. Beautiful body shot.
Gibbons throws a combination. Wolford tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Wolford moves forwards but Gibbons connects with a nice, crisp jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Wolford misses with a leg kick
and Gibbons counters with a left and a right that stings Wolford.
Gibbons lands a right hook to the body.
Gibbons misses with a hook. Wolford ducked under it nicely.
Wolford takes one to the chin there.#T2#
Wolford has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Gibbons finds it's way round the side to connect with Wolford's head.
A low kick from Wolford is predictable there
and Gibbons makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Gibbons ducks right into an uppercut from Wolford.
Wolford thows a left - swing and a miss!
Wolford has his takedown stuffed
enabling Gibbons to counter with a crisp jab. #CUT#That has opened up Rodney Wolford's cut even more.
Wolford throws a one two combo.
Gibbons steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Wolford.
Gibbons throws a series of punches but Wolford avoids them all with ease.
Wolford now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Nice jab there from Gibbons.
Gibbons lands a nice looking body shot.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Gibbons lands with a good body shot.
Wolford avoids the body shot from Gibbons. #T3#
Gibbons pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Wolford back to the cage. Gibbons follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Wolford tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gibbons was well out of range. Poor timing from Wolford.
Wolford on the wrong end of a nice jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gibbons. Wolford does a little dance to reset his feet.
Wolford pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gibbons sizes up Wolford with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Wolford throws a right hand that misses
and Gibbons counters with a straight right hand.
A big right from Gibbons misses.
Wolford appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Gibbons throws a shot from downtown. Wolford moves away and avoids it.
Danga de danga de dang - Gibbons scores with a four punch combination!
Nice body punch from Gibbons.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Wolford misses with an uppercut
and Gibbons counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work. #CUT#The cut above Rodney Wolford's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Wolford is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Gibbons lands with a right hand. #ROC#Wolford is rocked!#T4#
A looping hook to the body misses from Wolford. Gibbons does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gibbons cracks Wolford with a good jab.
Wolford lands with an overhand left.
Gibbons is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Gibbons catches Wolford with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Wolford is still on wobbly legs! Can Gibbons finish him?
Gibbons misses with a looping left.
A cross from Gibbons lands.
Wolford doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Wolford moves out of range of the strikes.
Gibbons lunges at Wolford with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Wolford's hand.
Wolford misses with a body kick.
It looked like Gibbons was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Wolford.
Wolford seems to have recovered his senses.
Gibbons doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Wolford digs a good body shot into Gibbons's ribs.
Wolford avoids the body shot from Gibbons.
Gibbons lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Roydell Gibbons dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Rodney Wolford's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!#R3#
The fighters circling - Gibbons throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Wolford connects with a body shot that sends Gibbons's belly button to the back.
A big right from Wolford misses.
Gibbons throws a shot from downtown. Wolford moves away and avoids it.
Gibbons looks to land a left hand but Wolford moved out of range nicely.
Gibbons throws an off balance right hand #TD2#
and Wolford counters with a shoot takedown. Gibbons fights it but they end up in guard.
Gibbons is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wolford trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Wolford controls from within his opponent's guard.
Gibbons keeping full guard, as Wolford tries to pass. #T1#
Wolford is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Wolford throws a strike but Gibbons rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top. #REVR#
Wolford looking for a sweep. Not yet Wolford, not yet. #SUB2#
Wolford is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Gibbons trying to control the position from guard on top but Wolford is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #T2#
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Wolford pulls Gibbons in to control the position. #SUB2#
Wolford looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Gibbons trying to control the position from guard on top but Wolford is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Wolford can do anything to dispel that myth.
Wolford wants to sweep but no luck.
Wolford is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage. #SU#
Gibbons decides to stand up and beckons his opponent to follow.
Wolford on the wrong end of a nice jab.#T3#
Gibbons listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Wolford is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Gibbons pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Wolford takes one to the side of the head.
Nice sprawl there from Gibbons as Wolford shoots in.
Wolford fails with the takedown
and Gibbons counters with a right hand to the body.
Gibbons throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Wolford swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A telegraphed right hand from Wolford misses the target.
Wolford misses with a hook. Gibbons ducked under it nicely.
Wolford fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Gibbons throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Wolford stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Gibbons throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.#T4#
Wolford swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Wolford moves away from the strike by Gibbons.
A little jabbing left from Wolford on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Wolford scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Wolford throws a jab but it's blocked by Gibbons.
Gibbons throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Wolford stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
A swing and a miss from Wolford.
Wolford closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so. #CUT#Rodney Wolford's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Gibbons lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Wolford misses the jab.
Wolford moves away from the strike by Gibbons.
Roydell Gibbons is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Gibbons throws an overhand right that lands on Wolford's shoulder, as Wolford tries to avoid the shot.
Gibbons lands with a right hand.
Rodney Wolford has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Gibbons bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Wolford's head.

And that's the end of the fight!
Roydell Gibbons showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Gibbons 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 Robert Douchet scores the fight 30:27
Judge Trevor Gratis scores the fight 30:27
Judge Dillan Fox scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Roydell Gibbons!

Roydell Gibbons thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

Event: HFC 69 - Ivanovic vs Hernandez     
Date:   Feb 12, 2023
#R1#
Gibbons misses with a combination #TD2#
and Rodriguez counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Gibbons! #SUB2#
Rodriguez tries for a kimura but Gibbons is defending well.
Rodriguez trying to control the action but Gibbons is working from the bottom. #SUB2#
Rodriguez in side control, working for a kimura. He's got hold of an arm and he's torquing it... Gibbons is tapping! That's the end of the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:39 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Rico Rodriguez!
In defeat, Roydell Gibbons stepped up to the mic, saying 'Yo, you about the LEAST GANGSTA' I've ever seen fool! Straight pussy, no hands to scrap with, what up!? Try knocking me out next time softy!'.

 

Event: HFC 58: Holy vs Jackson     
Date:   Dec 24, 2022
#R1#
Chai rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Gibbons moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Chai uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gibbons.
Gibbons scores with a nice right hand.
Gibbons throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Chai sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Chai takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Chai scores with a jab to the head.
Gibbons throws a combination that misses
and Chai cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.#CUT#It looks like Roydell Gibbons has been cut.
Gibbons throws an off balance right hand
and Chai counters with a slapping leg kick.
Chai connects with the punch.
Chai dips to his left and cracks Gibbons with an uppercut!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gibbons uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Chai.
Gibbons misses with an uppercut. Chai saw that one coming.
A little feinted left hand from Chai on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Gibbons misses with a lunging right hand
and Chai counters with a low kick, right behind Gibbons 's knee.
Chai takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Chai throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gibbons sees it coming and avoids it easily.#T1#
Gibbons closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Chai catches Gibbons with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Chai misses the jab.
Chai uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gibbons.
Gibbons connects with a body shot that sends Chai's belly button to the back.
Gibbons steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Chai.
Gibbons moves away from the strike by Chai.
Chai lands with a slapping head kick.
We've been told by Chai's head coaches at Master Chai's Dojo that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Gibbons throws a lazy uppercut
and Chai cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.#ROC#Gibbons is rocked!
Chai knocks out Gibbons with a massive right hand! The ref tackles Chai before he can follow up with any more strikes and that's it everyone. Chai picks up the big W with a huge KO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:46 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Eoin Chai!
After winning the bout, Eoin Chai thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.

 

Event: HFC 53: Harris vs Colson 2     
Date:   Dec 03, 2022
#R1#
A jab from Gibbons does it's job there.
Jones throws a body shot but no joy.
Jones throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Jones throws a looping overhand right but Gibbons ducks down to avoid it.
Gibbons showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Jones.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gibbons. Jones does a little dance to reset his feet.
We've been told by Gibbons's head coaches at Temple of Fitness that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Gibbons fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.#CUT#It looks like Darius Jones has been cut.
Jones misses with a jab, cross combination.
Jones lands with a kick to the temple. Gibbons shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Jones needs to keep his hands up - Gibbons had a free shot at his head there.
Gibbons scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Gibbons lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gibbons connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Gibbons will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Gibbons thuds a left hand into Jones's body.#T1#
Jones on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.#ROC#Jones is rocked!
Gibbons lands with a nice body punch.
Jones is still on wobbly legs! Can Gibbons finish him?
Jones looks winded!
Gibbons connects with a stiff jab that staggers Jones - oh and he follows up with a huge uppercut that knocks him out cold! Man, that was brutal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:19 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Roydell Gibbons!
Roydell Gibbons bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.

 

Event: HFC 46: Colson vs Harris     
Date:   Nov 05, 2022
#R1#
Winston blocks a jab.
Winston looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Winston lands a really nice looking cross but Gibbons seems unphased.
Gibbons misses with a right hand
and Winston counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Gibbons missing with a left hand there. Winston was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
We've been told by Gibbons's head coaches at Temple of Fitness that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
A jab from Winston misses.
Gibbons with a nice cross.
Winston finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Gibbons slips under a jab.
Winston looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Gibbons throws out a loose jab but Winston uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gibbons takes a swing at Winston's ribcage but misses.
Winston throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
It looked like Gibbons wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gibbons looks to throw the jab but Winston is out of range.
Winston lands with a kick to the ribs.
Gibbons pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Winston moves out of range of the strikes.
Gibbons tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Winston was well out of range. Poor timing from Gibbons.#T1#
Gibbons throws a right and a left that both miss.
Gibbons has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Winston.
Winston misses with a body shot.
Gibbons fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Winston manages to avoid it.
Gibbons misses the shot to the body.
Winston scores with a nice strike.
Gibbons tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Winston was well out of range. Poor timing from Gibbons.
Winston is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Winston fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gibbons manages to avoid it.
Winston takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Winston misses with a body shot.
Winston lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Gibbons dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gibbons misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Winston.
Winston jabs Gibbons to the body, keeping him at a distance.#T2#
Winston thows a left - swing and a miss!
Gibbons swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
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!
Winston explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Gibbons misses the body punch
and Winston makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Gibbons really felt that one!
Gibbons pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A chopping leg kick lands by Winston.
Winston moves out of range as Gibbons strikes.
Gibbons lands with a nice body punch.
Winston throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Gibbons with a jab.
Gibbons misses with a body punch
and Winston counters with a straight right hand.
Winston thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Gibbons if he has to take too many more of those.
Gibbons with a body punch. A glancing blow.
A jab from Gibbons misses.
Nice defenses there by Winston.#T3#
Winston misses with a wild combination.
A jab from Winston misses.
Winston staying out of range there.
Gibbons throws a body punch but Winston moves out of range.
Winston is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Gibbons with a body shot.
Gibbons throws a combination that misses
and Winston counters with a low kick, right behind Gibbons 's knee.
Winston bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gibbons pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Winston lands with a nice body kick.
Winston throws a nice outside leg kick.
Gibbons avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Winston tries a head kick but it misses.
Winston keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Winston is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Gibbons jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent. #T4#
Gibbons with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Winston staying out of range there.
A shot to the liver by Winston. Beautiful body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Winston throws a front kick that sends Gibbons stumbling back into the cage.
That kick from Winston tenderised Gibbons's leg. Gibbons is trying to keep his angry face on.
A head kick misses from Winston.
Gibbons slips a jab and a cross from Winston.
Gibbons slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Winston lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Gibbons will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
A jab from Gibbons misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Winston! But no joy.
A swing and a miss from Gibbons.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Winston. Gibbons shrugs it off though.
Winston slips under a jab.
Winston slips under a jab.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Eric Winston will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!#R2#
A head kick misses from Winston.
Gibbons throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
It seemed like Winston was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Gibbons throws a body punch but Winston moves out of range.
Winston connects with a solid leg kick.
Winston is looking to land body kicks.
Gibbons throws the left hand but Winston avoids the punch easily.
Both fighters circling a little - Winston finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Winston dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gibbons connects with a body shot.
Left hook, right uppercut from Gibbons.
Gibbons has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Gibbons there as he acknowledges the shot.
Winston feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Gibbonss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gibbons tries to bum rush Winston with a series of wild strikes but Winston uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Gibbons throws out a token jab with nothing on it.#T1#
Winston avoids the body shot from Gibbons.
Winston throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Gibbons counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gibbons blocks a head kick by Winston.
Gibbons looks to land a combination. Winston sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.#ROC#Winston is rocked!
Gibbons plants his feet and throws a 3 punch combo. Miss, miss, boom! The third punch, a big right hook, connects right on the temple and drops Winston to the mat, unconscious! This fight is all over! Winston just couldn't keep out of the way of the whole flurry of punches!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:24 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Roydell Gibbons!
After the fight, Roydell Gibbons 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: HFC 36: Ilmarinen vs Tintley 2     
Date:   Sep 25, 2022
#R1#
Wolf throws a right and a left that both miss.
Wolf misses with a jab to the body
and Gibbons connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Gibbons misses with a hook to the body #CL2#
and Wolf counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Gibbons trying to stall but Wolf improves his position.
Wolf working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Wolf lands a shot to the body.
Wolf lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Wolf lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Wolf throws a head punch that misses.
Gibbons managing to block the knees to the body from Wolf.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wolf tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Wolf tries to throw a body punch but Gibbons avoids it by throwing Wolf back against the cage.
Wolf fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short right from Wolf on the inside. #T1#
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gibbons.
Wolf will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Gibbons up against the cage.
Wolf fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gibbons is trying to stall.
Gibbons taking a breather.
Wolf lands a body punch in the clinch.
Gibbons trying to control the position but instead, Wolf has worked for underhooks and has pushed Gibbons into the cage.
Wolf throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Gibbonss head. #T2#
Gibbons misses with a hook from the clinch.
Wolf throws an elbow that misses.
Wolf working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Wolf scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Wolf is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
A short right from Wolf on the inside.
Wolf tries to work over Gibbons's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Wolf struggles to land a body shot inside as Gibbons controls his hands.
Wolf lands a right hand.
Wolf pushes Gibbons back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Wolf misses with a body punch. #T3#
Wolf misses with a short punch on the inside.
A right hook to the body lands for Wolf.
Wolf lands a left hand.
Wolf throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Gibbons blocks it with crossed arms.
Nice body punch from Wolf.
Wolf is struggling to control the position.
Wolf lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Wolf working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A hook to the body from Wolf.
Gibbons avoids a wild elbow strike from Wolf.
Gibbons looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Wolf scores with a shot to the side of Gibbons's head. #T4#
Wolf lands a hook to the side of the head.
Wolf misses with a hook from the clinch.
Wolf tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Gibbons avoids it.
Gibbons avoids a wild elbow strike from Wolf.
Wolf lands a hook that snaps the head of Gibbons backwards.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Wolf softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Wolf is leaning against Gibbons and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Gibbons is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Wolf is keeping busy.
Gibbons tries to circle away but Wolf has him pinned against the cage.
Wolf stalling against the cage.
Wolf misses with a knee strike.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Jovi Wolf dominated that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!#R2#
Gibbons throws a body punch but Wolf moves out of range.
Wolf lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Gibbons swings for the body but Wolf moves out of range.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Gibbons checks a leg kick.
Wolf takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Wolf misses with a body shot.
Wolf misses with a kick to the body.
Gibbons ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gibbons. Wolf does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gibbons is looking to wear down Wolf with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Wolf rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Gibbons counters with a straight right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#TD2#
Wolf shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Wolf was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gibbons can't do much from the bottom here.
Wolf landing strikes. #T1#
Gibbons takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Gibbons takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
The referee asks Wolf politely if he wouldn't mind getting on with it and actually doing something. Wolf prefers to stall for the moment though.
Gibbons is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Gibbons is looking to regain half guard here but Wolf keeps moving and retains side control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gibbons is trying to control Wolf's posture but Wolf avoids it. #T2#
Wolf working the head with strikes.
Gibbons is trying to escape the position but Wolf is controlling the position.
Wolf is continuing to stall.
Wolf has control of an arm but Gibbons manages to advance to Wolf's back!
Wolf can't escape the position.
Wolf rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Wolf regains full guard. Nicely done. #T3#
Gibbons is looking to work some ground and pound but Wolf has wrist control.
Gibbons forces his way into half guard.
Wolf preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.
Jovi Wolf has got the better of the ground game so far.
Wolf is looking for a sweep. Gibbons is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#T4#
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Wolf moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Wolf wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Gibbons wants to control from the top but Wolf keeps moving.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Wolf can do anything to dispel that myth.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Wolf bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Gibbons's guard. #REVB#
Wolf throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Gibbons works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Jovi Wolf showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Gibbons's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.#R3#
Wolf avoids the body shot from Gibbons. #CL2#
Gibbons tries to keep at a distance but Wolf has taken the fight into the clinch.
Gibbons is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Gibbons looking to slow down the pace here.
Gibbons is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Gibbons can't seem to implement his control oriented gameplan at the moment. That's no bad thing of course, for those of us who want to see a good fight.
Wolf lands a body shot in the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wolf lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gibbons backwards.
Wolf just leaning against Gibbons, taking a breather.
Gibbons wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.#T1#
Wolf lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Gibbons's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Wolf will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Gibbons up against the cage.
Wolf lands a body shot.
Wolf lands a nice uppercut.
Wolf throws an elbow but it misses.
Wolf has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Gibbons avoiding damage as Wolf throws knees to the body.
A short right from Wolf.
Wolf misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Gibbons.
Wolf softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Nice body punch from Wolf. #T2#
Wolf is struggling to control the position.
Wolf is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Gibbons is defending well for now.
Still in the clinch, Wolf scores with a nice short uppercut.
Wolf misses with a hook from the clinch.
Wolf digs a right hand into Gibbons's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Gibbons's gas tank.
Gibbons is trying to maintain a safe position but Wolf gets an underhook and turns Gibbons into the cage.
Wolf creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gibbons managing to block the knees to the body from Wolf.
Wolf scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Gibbons looking to stall.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Wolf as Gibbons tries to tie him up. #T3#
Wolf struggles to land a body shot inside as Gibbons controls his hands.
Gibbons is trying to maintain a safe position but Wolf gets an underhook and turns Gibbons into the cage.
Wolf swings wildly with an uppercut but Gibbons uses good head movement to avoid it.
Wolf lands a body shot in the clinch.
Gibbons is looking to control Wolf's arms but Wolf gets an underhook and turns him. Now Gibbons has his back to the cage.
Gibbons tries to break free but Wolf pushes him back against the cage.
A nice right hand lands inside from Wolf.
A shot in the inside from Wolf.
Wolf lands with a light punch inside.
Jovi Wolf seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows. #T4#
Wolf can't find room to land a body shot as Gibbons controls the action.
Wolf tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Gibbons blocks an uppercut.
Wolf lands with a short shot to the head.
Wolf swings wildly with an uppercut but Gibbons uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gibbons blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Wolf lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Gibbons.
Wolf tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Roydell Gibbons has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Jovi Wolf is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Gibbons struggles to land a body shot inside as Wolf controls his hands.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jovi Wolf comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Wolf 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 William Peck scores the fight for Jovi Wolf!
Judge Steve Smith scores the fight for Jovi Wolf!
Judge Trevor Gratis scores the fight for Jovi Wolf!

Jovi Wolf wins by unanimous decision!

Post fight, Jovi Wolf took to the microphone: 'All I can say is that it was a great fight! Roydell Gibbons is a solid competitor, im glad I had the opportunity to step in the octagon with him. Thank you, all the fans out there for making this all possible.'.

 

 
 
 
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