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Event: GFC 23: Romanov vs Sobis     
Date:   Jul 30, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Charles Blackburn and Bill Timmons . Timmons has chosen Johnny Cash - Hurt as his entrance music. Charles Blackburn has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

182 cm
29
268 lbs
17 - 9 - 1
190 cm
37
234 lbs
18 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bill Timmons !
The judges for this bout are Aleksei Zolotukhin, Igor Prikhodko and Konstantin Menshow.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Left hook, right uppercut from Blackburn.

It looks like Bill Timmons has been cut.
Timmons shoots and misses
and Timmons takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A jab from Timmons misses.
Blackburn closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
A cross from Timmons lands.
Blackburn bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Timmons 's head backwards.
Blackburn takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Blackburn lands with an overhand left.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Timmons circles away from the clinch attempt.
Timmons throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Blackburn slips a straight right by Timmons .
Timmons is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Blackburn.
Blackburn appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Timmons lands a head shot.
Blackburn misses with a series of wild punches.
Blackburn misses the shot to the body.
Blackburn keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn ducks under a wild hook from Timmons .
A decent looking cross lands there for Blackburn.

Blackburn shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Timmons is trying to control but can't.
Timmons keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Blackburn is trying to control. Timmons wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Blackburn throws a strike but Timmons avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Blackburn trying to control but Timmons is working from the bottom.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Timmons has Blackburn pulled in close to control his posture.
Blackburn 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.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn trying to control the position from guard on top but Timmons is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Blackburn being controlled here momentarily.
Timmons preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Timmons trying to keep a closed guard but Blackburn is proving a slippery customer.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Blackburn slips under a jab from Timmons .
Blackburn wants to clinch up but Timmons keeps it at a distance.
Timmons scores with a jab to the body.
Timmons walks into a jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Timmons throws a jab but it's blocked by Blackburn.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn throws an off balance right hand
and Timmons counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Timmons looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Bill Timmons seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Timmons throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Timmons throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Timmons 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.
Timmons with a hook.
Timmons misses with a straight right.
Timmons scores with a nice right hand.
Timmons gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Blackburn cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Charles Blackburn has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Bill Timmons .
Blackburn is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Timmons .
Timmons takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Blackburn looks to throw the jab but Timmons is out of range.
Jab, jab by Timmons - just one landing.
Timmons looks to land a right hand but Blackburn moved out of range.
Timmons keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Timmons swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Blackburn waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Timmons .

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn slips under a jab.
A big right from Blackburn misses.
Timmons tests Blackburn's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Timmons throws a hook but Blackburn blocks it.
Timmons throws a hook to the side of Blackburn's head but Blackburn sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Timmons loads up on a big right hand but Blackburn slips the punch.
Timmons misses with a wild body shot.
It looked like Blackburn was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
A jab from Blackburn misses.
Blackburn closes the distance and clinches up with Timmons , looking for a takedown. Blackburn pushes Timmons against the cage but Timmons circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Timmons pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Blackburn connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Timmons 's hands.
A combination from Blackburn does no damage.
Timmons stuns Blackburn with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Blackburn misses with a few strikes there.
Blackburn moves out of range of the strikes.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Bill Timmons will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Bill Timmons 's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Timmons scores with a punch to the head.
Bill Timmons seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Blackburn ducks right into an uppercut from Timmons .
Blackburn swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Blackburn scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Blackburn looks to land a left hand but Timmons moved out of range nicely.
Blackburn uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Timmons .
Blackburn misses with a hook. Timmons ducked under it nicely.
Blackburn uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Timmons .
Timmons throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Blackburn counters with a takedown into side control.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Timmons gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Timmons trying to control from the bottom.
Blackburn tries to pass to full mount but Timmons defends it.

Blackburn is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn trying to control from half guard but Timmons is working away.
Blackburn prevents Timmons from improving his position.
Timmons makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Timmons .
Timmons looking to control.
Blackburn being controlled here momentarily.
Blackburn trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Timmons has control of Blackburn's left arm, preventing Blackburn from doing any damage.
Timmons is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Blackburn trying to control the position from guard on top but Timmons is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Blackburn throws a body punch but Timmons moves out of range.
Timmons misses with a wild body shot.
Blackburn doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Blackburn ducks under a wild hook from Timmons .
Blackburn fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Timmons manages to avoid it.
Timmons scores with a shot to the body.
Blackburn displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Timmons throws out the jab.
Timmons staying out of range there.
Blackburn swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Timmons lands a jab.
Timmons slips under a jab.
Timmons tests Blackburn's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Timmons misses with a body shot.
A punch combination from Blackburn misses.

Timmons closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Blackburn to the mat! Blackburn manages to get full guard.
Blackburn keeping moving, preventing Timmons from controlling successfully.
Timmons 's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Blackburn looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Timmons trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Blackburn being controlled here, momentarily.
Timmons tries to free his leg and advance position but Blackburn is retaining full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Blackburn had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Timmons defends it easily.
Timmons scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Timmons slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Blackburn tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Blackburn struggling a bit here.

Timmons wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Blackburn, who protects the arm well.
Blackburn sneaks back into half guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Bill Timmons will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Bill Timmons 's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


A slow jab from Blackburn misses its intended target.
Timmons looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Timmons throws the left hand but Blackburn avoids the punch easily.
Blackburn was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Blackburn slips under a jab.
Blackburn is looking to counter punch.
Timmons works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Timmons takes a swing at Blackburn's ribcage but misses.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Timmons lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Blackburn has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Blackburn and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.

Blackburn looking to score a takedown here. Timmons is defending well but Blackburn drives through and ends up in Timmons 's guard.
Blackburn postures up.
Blackburn being controlled here momentarily.
Blackburn keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Timmons 's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Timmons 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.
Blackburn trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Timmons working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Blackburn doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Blackburn manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Blackburn throwing strikes from guard but Timmons blocks nicely.
Timmons is trying to keep Blackburn in close.
Blackburn wants to control from the top but Timmons keeps moving.
Blackburn pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Timmons is keeping the position for now.
Blackburn in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Blackburn works a leg free and moves into half guard.

Blackburn is trying to work for a kimura but Timmons is defending well.
Blackburn is thwarting Timmons 's attempts to control the position.
Timmons has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.
Timmons keeps control of the position for the meantime.
Timmons regains full guard. Nicely done.
Blackburn cracks Timmons with a solid left hand.
Timmons looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Blackburn is looking to work some ground and pound but Timmons has wrist control.

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


Blackburn looking for a guillotine here but Timmons defends easily.

Timmons drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Timmons jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.

Blackburn had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Timmons defends it easily.
Blackburn seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.
Blackburn keeping moving, preventing Timmons from controlling successfully.
Charles Blackburn has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Timmons with a nice head shot there.
Timmons is stalling in the full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Timmons scoring with some ground and pound.
Timmons won't allow Blackburn to sweep him here.
Timmons sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Blackburn's guard.

Timmons seems to be working for a kimura but Blackburn defends the submission attempt.

Blackburn looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Blackburn looking for submissions off his back.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Blackburn slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

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 Charles Blackburn.
I think Timmons has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Aleksei Zolotukhin scores the fight 28:29
Judge Igor Prikhodko scores the fight 28:29
Judge Konstantin Menshow scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Bill Timmons !

A very excited looking Bill Timmons rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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RATING
47%

 

Event: GFC 18: Hardon vs Boxer 2     
Date:   Jul 13, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Roland Begovic and Charles Blackburn. Chooooooooon! I think Begovic might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Cavoglave. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

185 cm
29
210 lbs
7 - 6 - 1
182 cm
29
268 lbs
17 - 8 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Roland Begovic!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are Aleksandr Martynov, Aleksei Zolotukhin and Igor Prikhodko.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Begovic misses with a looping left.
Charles Blackburn seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Blackburn is looking to clinch.
Left hook, right uppercut from Blackburn.
Blackburn is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Blackburn cracks Begovic with a right hand to the side of the head.
Blackburn wants to clinch up but Begovic keeps it at a distance.
Blackburn works Begovic's body with a nice hook.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Blackburn.
Begovic tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Blackburn manages to circle out of the way.
Blackburn throws a nice looking combination but Begovic bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

Blackburn closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Blackburn lands in his opponent's guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Blackburn looking to pass the guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Begovic preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Begovic keeping full guard, as Blackburn tries to pass.
Begovic avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Blackburn has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Begovic is adopting a defensive guard.
Blackburn wants to pass the guard but Begovic is keeping the position.
Blackburn trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Begovic manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!

Begovic has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Blackburn wants to sweep here but Begovic controlling him for the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Begovic passes Blackburn's left leg - he's now in half guard.

Blackburn is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Begovic pulls his head out easily.
Blackburn gets full guard.

Blackburn working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Begovic doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Begovic manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Begovic stopping the sweep attempt from Blackburn.
Blackburn is trying to keep Begovic in close.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Blackburn looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Begovic has picked Blackburn up and slammed him! Blackburn can't keep hold of the triangle and Begovic manages to pass to side control!
Blackburn is trying to control Begovic's posture but Begovic avoids it.
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.
Blackburn tries to bench press Begovic off him but Begovic keeps the position.
A lull in the action here as Begovic stalls from top position.
Blackburn regains half guard.
Blackburn wants to get back to full guard.
Blackburn wants to get back to full guard but Begovic has passed into side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn is looking to regain half guard here but Begovic keeps moving and retains side control.
Blackburn sneaks back into half guard.
Blackburn is looking to get full guard. It looks like he might be successful but at the last minute Begovic jumps into side control!
Blackburn is looking to reverse the position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Begovic stuffs the takedown attempt from Blackburn. Blackburn gets slowly back to his feet.
Nice sprawl there from Begovic as Blackburn shoots in.
Blackburn tests Begovic's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Begovic drops his hands momentarily and Blackburn takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Blackburn lands a body shot.
Blackburn swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Begovic throws a hook but Blackburn blocks it.
A nice side step and Blackburn releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Good shot there by Blackburn.
Blackburn cracks Begovic with a good jab.
Begovic slips under a jab.
Begovic ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Blackburn misses with an uppercut. Begovic saw that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn swinging wildly here.
As Blackburn tries to get set, Begovic tries to push him back and clinch up but Blackburn manages to avoid the attempt.
Blackburn has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Begovic takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Begovic jabs Blackburn to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A left lands for Begovic.
Begovic dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Begovic punishes Blackburn's body with a nice straight punch.
Begovic throws a jab when Blackburn was well out of range.
Begovic scores with a jab. Blackburn acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Begovic cracks Blackburn with a right hand to the side of the head.
Good standup being displayed there by Begovic as he connects with a hook.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Blackburn works the jab nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Begovic lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Begovic lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Blackburn at a distance.
Begovic is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Blackburn.
Begovic throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Blackburn tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Begovic swivels and escapes.
Roland Begovic has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Charles Blackburn.
Blackburn tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Begovic swivels and escapes.
Blackburn fails to land with a series of punches.
Begovic throws the left hand but Blackburn avoids the punch easily.
Charles Blackburn is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Begovic is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Blackburn.
Blackburn throws a counter combo.
Blackburn thows a left - swing and a miss!
Blackburn lands a head shot.
Begovic throws an off balance right hand

and Blackburn counters with a single leg into guard. Begovic didn't expect that.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Begovic wants to sweep but no luck.
Blackburn throws a strike but Begovic rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.


Blackburn working for a triangle but Begovic defends it easily.

Blackburn looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Begovic passes into side control.
Blackburn is trying to escape the position but Begovic is controlling the position.
Blackburn is looking to reverse the position.
Blackburn regains half guard.
Begovic takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Blackburn actively working from the bottom here.
Begovic is thwarting Blackburn's attempts to control the position.
Begovic is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

Blackburn looking for submissions off his back.
Begovic looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Blackburn is trying to get back to full guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Begovic slips under a jab from Blackburn.
A counter left hand to the body from Begovic misses its target.
Blackburn looks to land a combination but Begovic avoids it well.
Blackburn tries to bum rush Begovic with a series of wild strikes but Begovic uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Begovic punishes Blackburn's body with a nice straight punch.
Blackburn 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.
Begovic walks into a jab.
Blackburn uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Begovic.
Blackburn is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Begovic misses with the combination.
Nice cross by Begovic.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Blackburn shoots in but Begovic avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Blackburn moves out of range as Begovic strikes.
Roland Begovic is winning the standup battle so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Begovic catches Blackburn with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Blackburn swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Begovic.
Blackburn takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Blackburn takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

Begovic darts in and clinches Blackburn up against the cage.
Begovic misses with some punches.
Begovic misses with a hook from the clinch.
A short right from Begovic.
A head punch on the inside from Blackburn fails to land.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Begovic.
Blackburn blocking some punches.
Blackburn has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Begovic after a bit of a struggle.
Begovic is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
A short right from Begovic on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Begovic is defending well.
Roland Begovic has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Charles Blackburn.
Blackburn blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Begovic lands with a right to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Begovic lands a hook to the side of the head.
Begovic gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Blackburn.
A nice left hand lands by Begovic.
Begovic tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Blackburn's elbow.

Begovic breaks the clinch.
Begovic's jab looks to have found its range, popping Blackburn under the eye.
Blackburn on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Begovic lands with a hook. Blackburn tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Begovic misses with a wild body shot.
Roland Begovic is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Begovic tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Blackburn was well out of range. Poor timing from Begovic.
Blackburn shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Begovic as he avoids it easily.
As Blackburn tries to get set, Begovic tries to push him back and clinch up but Blackburn manages to avoid the attempt.
Blackburn misses with a straight right.
Begovic loads up on a big right hand but Blackburn slips the punch.
Blackburn ducks under a wild hook from Begovic.
Begovic misses with a double jab.
Blackburn shoots in looking for a takedown but Begovic manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Blackburn's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Begovic is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Blackburn.
Begovic scores with a body shot.
Begovic displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.

It looks like Charles Blackburn has been cut.
Begovic misses with a body shot.
Blackburn throws a looping overhand right but Begovic ducks down to avoid it.
Begovic tries to counter by clinching up but Blackburn breaks away and moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot by Begovic.
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!
Begovic's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Blackburn connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Begovic scrambles back to his feet.
Begovic fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Blackburn looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Blackburn lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Begovic circles away quickly and effectively.

Begovic drops Blackburn with a beautiful combination! Blackburn stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Begovic is looking for the KO!

Blackburn is rocked!
Blackburn drops his hands for a split second and Begovic immediately capitalizes on the opportunity by smashing a powerful hook into Blackburn face, sending his mouthguard sailing through the air, much to the delight of the crowd. Begovic follows up with a right hand that knocks Blackburn into next week. He's out cold and this fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:35 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Roland Begovic!
A victorious Roland Begovic thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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FIGHT
RATING
65%

 

Event: ROV 68     
Date:   Apr 20, 2016

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Charles Blackburn and Halo Olah. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

182 cm
28
268 lbs
16 - 8 - 1
199 cm
31
283 lbs
21 - 12 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Halo Olah!
The judges for this bout are Sergei Dronov, Fedor Mirinova and Aleksei Zolotukhin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blackburn throws a series of punches but Olah avoids them all with ease.
Blackburn looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Blackburn lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.

It looks like Halo Olah has been cut.
Blackburn tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Olah swivels and escapes.
Blackburn misses with a jab, cross combination.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Olah.
Olah blocks a jab.
Blackburn throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Blackburn throws a right and a left that Olah avoids nicely.
Olah lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Blackburn has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Olah.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Olah misses with an attempted mid kick.
Blackburn swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
letting Olah counter with a right hand.
Olah misses with a wild body shot.
Blackburn throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Olah drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Blackburn defends it well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Olah throws a sloppy head kick and Blackburn moves out of range easily.
Blackburn throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Olah pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Olah swings for the body but Blackburn moves out of range.
Blackburn sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Blackburn fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Olah avoids it really well and circles away.
Olah throws a body kick, spinning off balance
letting Blackburn counter with a right hand.
Olah defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Blackburn.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Charles Blackburn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Olah thows a body kick. Blackburn tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Olah scores with a head kick. Blackburn tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.

It looks like Charles Blackburn has been cut.
Olah swats away the attempt to clinch by Blackburn.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn misses with a lunging right hand
and Olah counters with a nice body shot.
Blackburn is breathing heavily.
Olah motions for Blackburn to come forward. Olah throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Blackburn lands with a nice combination. Olah backs away looking to recover.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Olah goes for a double leg but Blackburn avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the ropes as Blackburn continues to drive forward.
Blackburn fails to land with a series of punches.
Olah fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Blackburn manages to avoid it.
Blackburn blocks a head kick by Olah.
Olah loads up on a big right hand but Blackburn slips the punch.
Olah scores with a leg kick.
Blackburn throws a right hand that Olah ducks under and follows up with a left that Olah also avoids with ease.
Good work by Blackburn as he checks the leg kick.
Blackburn lands a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Olah looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Blackburn tries to clinch there but Olah circles away.
Olah ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Blackburn checks a low kick from Olah.
Both fighters circling a little - Olah finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Olah tried to score with a low kick but Blackburn checks it.
Olah throws a right hand that Blackburn ducks under and follows up with a left that Blackburn also avoids with ease.
Blackburn slaps away a takedown attempt from Olah, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Blackburn shoots in looking for a takedown. Olah tries to sprawl out of it but Blackburn keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the ropes. Olah manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Blackburn moves to clinch but Olah breaks away
and Olah counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn swings for the body but Olah moves out of range.
Olah throws a right and a left that Blackburn avoids nicely.
Olah swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Olah slips a jab and a cross from Blackburn.
Nice sprawl there from Blackburn as Olah shoots in.
Blackburn seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Blackburn moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Olah pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Olah swings and misses with a shot to the body

and Blackburn counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Blackburn.
Blackburn misses with a body punch.
Olah changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Blackburn fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Blackburn misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

Blackburn lands a jab followed by a vicious hook that sends Olah sprawling to the canvas. Blackburn follows him down, looking for the kill. Can Olah hang on?
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Charles Blackburn will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Blackburn's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:05 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Charles Blackburn!
After winning the bout, Charles Blackburn thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Mar 08, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Tito Jackson and Charles Blackburn. Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the prize buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!

200 cm
26
285 lbs
5 - 4 - 0
182 cm
27
268 lbs
15 - 8 - 1
BJJ White Belt
Solid boxing
Big right hand
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Tito Jackson !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, James Glass and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blackburn throws a nice looking combination but Jackson bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

Blackburn has managed to clinch.
Blackburn lands with a light punch inside.

It looks like Tito Jackson has been cut.
Blackburn lands a right hand that snaps the head of Jackson backwards.
Blackburn drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Jackson gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Jackson looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jackson is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Jackson working hard to break the clinch.
Jackson takes a shot to the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Blackburn creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Jackson gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Tito Jackson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Charles Blackburn.
Jackson wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Blackburn lands on the inside with an uppercut.
A frustrated look appears on Jackson 's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Blackburn has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Jackson avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Blackburn drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
A nice right hand lands inside from Blackburn.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Blackburn.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jackson 's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Blackburn pressing his opponent against the cage.
Blackburn tries to score a body lock takedown but Jackson shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Blackburn working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

Tito Jackson 's cut is getting worse.

Blackburn gets the body lock takedown. After a quick scramble, Jackson regains guard.
Blackburn looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Jackson avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn content to stall in guard here.
Blackburn has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Blackburn passes Jackson 's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Blackburn trying to control the pace.
Blackburn trying to mount his opponent but Jackson defends it.
Blackburn missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Blackburn lands with a punch from half guard.
Blackburn slips a nice elbow through Jackson 's hands, connecting with Jackson 's forehead.

Tito Jackson 's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:29 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Charles Blackburn!
A very excited looking Charles Blackburn made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jan 24, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Richard Kuklinski and Charles Blackburn. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

196 cm
33
288 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
182 cm
27
268 lbs
15 - 7 - 1
BJJ Red Belt
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Richard Kuklinski!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Andrew Berry and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kuklinski throws an overhand right that lands on Blackburn's shoulder, as Blackburn tries to avoid the shot.

Blackburn scores with a takedown into Kuklinski's guard.
Blackburn advances to half guard.
Kuklinski blocking the ground and pound attempt from Blackburn.
Blackburn missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
We've been hearing good reports from Kuklinski's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Blackburn throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Kuklinski is trying to maintain the position but Blackburn is very close to passing his half guard.
Blackburn working the head and body with strikes.
Blackburn lands strikes from half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kuklinski is refusing to be controlled, as Blackburn sits in half guard.
Kuklinski moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Kuklinski looking for a sweep. Not yet Kuklinski, not yet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn wants to control from the top but Kuklinski keeps moving.

Kuklinski looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Blackburn passes into half guard.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Blackburn in particular looking to stall.
Kuklinski manages to get to full guard.
Kuklinski tries to land a sweep but no joy.

Blackburn got a little sloppy there for a moment and Kuklinski has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Blackburn has managed to get both his arms back between Kuklinski's legs - danger averted.
Blackburn postures up in Kuklinski's guard and throws a big left but Kuklinski blocks it.
Kuklinski is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Blackburn trying to control but Kuklinski is working from the bottom.

Kuklinski is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Blackburn wants to pass the guard but Kuklinski is keeping the position.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Blackburn working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Kuklinski wants to sweep but no luck.
Blackburn lands a couple of decent looking shots.

Kuklinski throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Blackburn tries to free his leg and advance position but Kuklinski is retaining full guard.
Blackburn wants to control from the top but Kuklinski keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn scoring with some ground and pound.

It looks like Richard Kuklinski has been cut.
Blackburn postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Blackburn scoring with some ground and pound.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kuklinski controls Blackburn momentarily but Blackburn frees himself.

Blackburn got a little sloppy there for a moment and Kuklinski has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Blackburn has managed to get both his arms back between Kuklinski's legs - danger averted.
Blackburn cracks Kuklinski with a solid left hand.
Blackburn wants to control from the top but Kuklinski keeps moving.
Kuklinski will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Blackburn throws a big elbow that misses.
Blackburn throwing strikes but missing.
Blackburn trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

Kuklinski working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Blackburn doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Blackburn manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Blackburn pushing down on Kuklinski's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Blackburn is looking to advance position but Kuklinski won't allow it.
Blackburn missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Blackburn with the ground and pound but Kuklinski uses the opportunity to regain guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Kuklinski is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Blackburn is aware though and is defending well.

Kuklinski is actively looking for submissions from his back. He's worked himself a little space on the bottom and seems to be going for a triangle. No, he's switched into an armbar! That was slick! Blackburn rolls with it to try and escape but Kuklinski cranks on the arm and Blackburn is forced to tap out! This one is aaaaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Richard Kuklinski!
A victorious Richard Kuklinski thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: *T107* - Field of War     
Date:   Oct 10, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Winston Hughes and Charles Blackburn. Winston Hughes has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

194 cm
25
215 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
182 cm
26
268 lbs
15 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Machiavelli Boutique
Arcticus University: London

Voodoo Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Winston Hughes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, William Gold and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hughes feints and then cracks Blackburn's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Blackburn down.
Blackburn slips a jab from Hughes.
A thudding body kick lands there by Hughes!
A cross from Hughes lands.
Blackburn looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Hughes lands a nice hook to Blackburn's body. Blackburn takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Blackburn misses with a wild combination.
Hughes showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Blackburn.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Blackburn closes the distance and clinches.
Blackburn is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Hughes gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Hughes lands with a short shot to the head.
Hughes definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Hughes misses with a punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hughes is leaning against Blackburn and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Hughes gets underhooks to prevent Blackburn's takedown attempt.
Winston Hughes has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Charles Blackburn.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Hughes.
Hughes pushes Blackburn back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

Blackburn turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Blackburn working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Hughes is trying to control Blackburn's posture but Blackburn avoids it.
Hughes dodges the ground and pound from Blackburn.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Blackburn thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Hughes can't do much from the bottom here.
A bit of a lull in the action. I'm sure it will pick up again soon... even if the ref has to physically pick them up and put them back on their feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hughes tries to get back to half guard but can't.

Blackburn is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Hughes is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Blackburn fails to land a wild elbow strike.
Blackburn has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Blackburn works to advance to full mount. Hughes defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
Hughes wants to control but Blackburn is having none of it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Hughes is looking to get to half guard.
Blackburn with good strikes from the mount here!
Hughes is trying to escape the mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn sends his fist crashing into the mat - the crowd let out a collective ooooooh. Let's hope he's not broken it!
Blackburn can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Hughes is looking to escape.
Blackburn throws a sloppy strike and Hughes uses the opportunity to reverse the position! A bit of a scramble here and Hughes has ended up in Blackburn's guard.
Hughes will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Hughes postures up.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Hughes won't allow Blackburn to sweep him here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn keeping moving, preventing Hughes from controlling successfully.
Hughes controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

Blackburn working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Hughes doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Hughes manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Blackburn looking to hit a scissor sweep but Hughes is one step ahead there.
Blackburn keeping moving, preventing Hughes from controlling successfully.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Winston Hughes will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Hughes lands a high kick!

It looks like Charles Blackburn has been cut.
Blackburn lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Hughes circles away quickly and effectively.
Good leg kick by Hughes there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Blackburn tries to clinch but Hughes moves away
and Hughes counters with a stiff right hand.
Blackburn takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Blackburn tries to close the distance and clinch up but Hughes swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Blackburn throws a right and a left that Hughes avoids nicely.
Blackburn on the wrong end of a nice hook.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Hughes.
Blackburn misses with a two punch combination.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Blackburn swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Hughes.
Charles Blackburn is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Hughes works Blackburn's body with a nice hook.
Blackburn has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Hughes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hughes throws out a loose jab but Blackburn uses good head movement to avoid it.
Blackburn avoids a punch combination nicely.
Blackburn misses with a few strikes there.
Hughes misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Blackburn feints the counter takedown.
Blackburn misses with the combination.
Winston Hughes is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Blackburn has closed the distance and engaged Hughes in a clinch.
Blackburn's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Blackburn is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Blackburn with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Hughes working aggressively here.
Hughes tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hughes tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Blackburn is working for takedown but Hughes is calmly controlling the position for now.
Blackburn tries to score a body lock takedown but Hughes shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Hughes tries to throw a body punch but Blackburn avoids it by throwing Hughes back against the cage.
Hughes blocking some punches.
Hughes pushes Blackburn back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Hughes throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Blackburns head.
Hughes is trying to push Blackburn away but Blackburn has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Hughes misses with a hook from the clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A body shot lands from Blackburn.
Blackburn is trying to drag Hughes to the mat but Hughes just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Winston Hughes has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Charles Blackburn.
Hughes throws a punch but it's blocked by Blackburn.
Hughes scores with a shoulder strike.
Blackburn misses with a punch on the inside.
Blackburn's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hughes.
Blackburn is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Hughes gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Blackburn drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Hughes gets the underhooks and prevents it.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Hughes here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
Hughes lands with a short shot to the head.
Blackburn swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Hughes has Blackburn pressed against the cage, preventing Blackburn from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Hughes stops a takedown attempt from Blackburn.
Blackburn has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Hughes after a bit of a struggle.
Hughes throws a punch but it's blocked by Blackburn.
Hughes misses with some punches.
Hughes misses with a punch to the body.
Hughes throws a punch but it's blocked by Blackburn.
Hughes lands a right hand.
Good body shot from Blackburn.
Hughes tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Blackburn's elbow.
Blackburn takes a shot to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Blackburn - that landed with a thud.

Blackburn escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A shot to the liver by Blackburn. Beautiful body shot.
Sloppy strikes from Blackburn. Those never looked like landing.
Hughes takes one on the button.
Winston Hughes is winning the standup battle so far.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Blackburn takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Blackburn is looking to clinch.
Blackburn tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Hughes makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Hughes throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Blackburn is looking to clinch but Hughes is avoiding it.
Hughes with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Winston Hughes dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Charles Blackburn's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


Hughes will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Hughes is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Blackburn throws a nice looking combination but Hughes bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Hughes is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Blackburn can do to turn this around?
Blackburn wants to clinch.
Blackburn doesn't manage to clinch there - Hughes circles away.
Hughes throws a lazy body kick

and Blackburn counters with a nice double leg into side control. Hughes won't be happy with that.
Hughes can't do much from the bottom here.
Blackburn in side control, just content to control the action for now.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Blackburn working the head with strikes.
Charles Blackburn has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hughes is trying to control Blackburn's posture but Blackburn avoids it.
Blackburn sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Hughes is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Hughes is not content to let Blackburn control the position.
Blackburn cracks Hughes with a big elbow.
Blackburn working the ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn trying to control the position but Hughes is working away.
Hughes struggling a bit here.
Blackburn trying to control the action but Hughes is working from the bottom.
Hughes managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Blackburn.

Blackburn thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Hughes is trying to control Blackburn's posture but Blackburn avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Blackburn is trying to get an arm triangle but Hughes is defending well.
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Hughes defending against the ground and pound.
Charles Blackburn has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Blackburn tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.

Blackburn is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Hughes knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Blackburn is looking to take a break and control but Hughes is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Blackburn has knee on belly and now moves to full mount! Trouble for Hughes!
Blackburn punching from mount but Hughes doing a good job of avoiding damage.

Blackburn is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Hughes is surviving well by controlling Blackburn's body position as best he can.
Hughes holding onto his opponent's waist for dear life, as Blackburn tries to land some strikes to get him to release his grip.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Blackburn punishing his opponent with strikes.
Winston Hughes is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Blackburn looking to ground and pound but Hughes is blocking nicely.

And that's the end of the fight!
Charles Blackburn comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Hughes 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 Andrew Berry scores the fight 28:28
Judge William Gold scores the fight 27:29
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 28:28

The fight is ruled a majority draw!
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RATING
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Event: T92: Snape vs Olah     
Date:   Jun 27, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Captain Boromir and Charles Blackburn. Boromir comes to the cage accompanied by Dead Horse Beats - Black Sabbath. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

200 cm
27
241 lbs
10 - 7 - 0
182 cm
24
268 lbs
15 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

Voodoo Nutrition
Spartan Nutrition

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Captain Boromir!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, William Gold and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Boromir throws a big shot that misses.
Boromir avoids a punch combination nicely.
Boromir swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Boromir fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Blackburn manages to avoid it.

Blackburn closes the distance and clinches.
I was talking to Boromir's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Blackburn lands a right hand.
Blackburn has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Boromir after a bit of a struggle.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Blackburn.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Boromir.
Blackburn is looking to take this one to the mat.
Boromir has a couple of punches blocked by Blackburn.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head punch on the inside from Boromir fails to land.
Blackburn tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Blackburn stalling in the clinch but Boromir improves position.
Boromir letting Blackburn take a breather here.
Blackburn has Boromir pressed against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn tries to work over Boromir's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Boromir swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Boromir tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Blackburn 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.
A head punch on the inside from Blackburn fails to land.

Blackburn breaks from the clinch.
Boromir swats away the attempt to clinch by Blackburn.

Boromir has taken the fight to the clinch.
Blackburn is trying to stall.
Blackburn misses with a hook from the clinch.
A short right from Boromir on the inside.
Boromir has Blackburn pressed against the cage, preventing Blackburn from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Blackburn struggles to land a body shot inside as Boromir controls his hands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boromir misses with a short punch on the inside.
Boromir can't find room to land a body shot as Blackburn controls the action.
A head punch on the inside from Boromir fails to land.
Boromir prevents a body shot from Blackburn.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Boromir creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Blackburn softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A short right from Blackburn on the inside.
Blackburn blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Boromir tries a body shot but Blackburn blocks it.
Boromir prevents a body shot from Blackburn.
Blackburn is looking for a takedown.
Captain Boromir has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Charles Blackburn.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Blackburn.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Blackburn tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Boromir's elbow.
Boromir gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Blackburn.
Boromir misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A right hand to the body from Blackburn.
Blackburn goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Boromir misses with a punch on the inside.
Blackburn goes for a takedown in the clinch but Boromir prevents it.
Blackburn misses with a hook to the ribs.
Blackburn blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Blackburn is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Blackburn blocks a body shot from Boromir.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Boromir.
Boromir makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Blackburn blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Blackburn blocking some punches.
Boromir lands a left hand.
Boromir misses with a hook from the clinch.
Boromir fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boromir tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Good body shot from Blackburn.
Blackburn wants a takedown.
Boromir misses with a short punch on the inside.
Blackburn can't get the takedown.
Blackburn softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Boromir tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Blackburn's elbow.
Boromir throws a head punch that misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Boromir misses with some punches.
A short right from Blackburn on the inside.
Boromir misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Blackburn has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Boromir swings wildly with an uppercut but Blackburn uses good head movement to avoid it.
Blackburn is working Boromir over against the cage.
Blackburn lands a hook that snaps the head of Boromir backwards.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Boromir throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Blackburn slips a straight right by Boromir.
Boromir just misses with a punch to the body.
Blackburn looks to land a combination but Boromir avoids it well.
Blackburn throws a series of strikes that have Boromir backpedaling.
Blackburn drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Boromir scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Blackburn takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Blackburn fails with a takedown attempt.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Boromir throws a jab but it's blocked by Blackburn.

Blackburn drops Boromir with a left right combo! Blackburn follows him down to the ground into side control.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Blackburn lands some shots froms side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn throwing strikes but Boromir manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
Blackburn manages to get back to half guard.
Blackburn wants to control but Boromir is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Boromir frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Blackburn is working to get back to half guard.
Blackburn bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Boromir controls Blackburn momentarily but Blackburn frees himself.
Blackburn has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Blackburn throws a big elbow that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn is stalling in the full guard.
Blackburn with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Boromir wants to sweep but no luck.
Boromir pulls Blackburn in close to prevent any damage.
Blackburn stopping the sweep attempt from Boromir.
Blackburn landing some decent shots from guard.
Boromir seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Boromir will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Blackburn stopping the sweep attempt from Boromir.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn trying to control but Boromir is working from the bottom.
Blackburn stopping the sweep attempt from Boromir.
Blackburn trying to control the position from guard on top but Boromir is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Boromir thows a left - swing and a miss!

Boromir moves into the clinch.
Boromir doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Boromir works on Blackburn's body with a couple of short punches.
Blackburn struggles to land a body shot inside as Boromir controls his hands.
Blackburn misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Boromir lands a nice uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boromir lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Boromir lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Blackburn goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Boromir misses with a hook from the clinch.
Boromir misses with a punch on the inside.
Boromir tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Boromir lands a body shot.
Blackburn tries to score a body lock takedown but Boromir shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Blackburn.
Blackburn is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Captain Boromir has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Charles Blackburn.
Blackburn has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Boromir avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Blackburn goes for a takedown attempt but Boromir pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Blackburn looks to land a combination but Boromir avoids it well.
Boromir doesn't manage to clinch there - Blackburn circles away.
Boromir swings for the body but Blackburn moves out of range.
Blackburn throws out a counter right but Boromir avoids it with no problem.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Charles Blackburn will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Boromir missing with a left hand there. Blackburn was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Boromir lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Blackburn at a distance.
The fight stays on the outside here - Boromir looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Blackburn tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Boromir paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Blackburn throws a series of punches but Boromir moves out of range.
Boromir is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Blackburn changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Boromir fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Blackburn takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Boromir scores with a crisp jab that stopped Blackburn in his tracks.
Horrible takedown attempt by Blackburn or perhaps it was just good defense by Boromir, which made it look bad.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boromir moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Charles Blackburn seems to be getting the better of the standup.

Blackburn drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Blackburn wants to pass the guard but Boromir is keeping the position.
Boromir is trying to keep Blackburn in close.
Blackburn stopping the sweep attempt from Boromir.
Boromir controlling Blackburn's posture.
Boromir controls Blackburn momentarily but Blackburn frees himself.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boromir wants to sweep here but Blackburn controlling him for the moment.
Charles Blackburn has got the better of the ground game so far.
Blackburn with a flurry of punches that miss.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Blackburn throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Boromir works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Boromir controlling the position.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Blackburn takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Blackburn with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Boromir to score with a decent uppercut.
Boromir fails in his attempt to clinch.
Nice takedown defense from Boromir. No joy for Blackburn on that attempt.
It looked like Boromir wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Captain Boromir has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Charles Blackburn.
Blackburn swats away the attempt to clinch by Boromir.
Blackburn throws a sloppy body shot
and Boromir counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Boromir fails in his attempt to clinch.
Charles Blackburn is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

Boromir moves into range and clinches up with Blackburn.
Boromir lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Blackburn or not.
Boromir pushes Blackburn back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Boromir can't find room to land a body shot as Blackburn controls the action.
Boromir blocks an uppercut.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Boromir.
Boromir throws a punch but it's blocked by Blackburn.
Boromir can't find room to land a body shot as Blackburn controls the action.
Boromir is pressed up against the cage. Blackburn has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Boromir down to the mat. Boromir avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Boromir connects with a single shot there.
Boromir fails with an attempt to clinch.

Boromir moves into range and clinches up with Blackburn.
Blackburn has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Boromir is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn tries to break free but Boromir pushes him back against the cage.
Blackburn has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Boromir is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
A short left from Blackburn.
Blackburn blocking some punches.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Boromir here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
A shot in the inside from Boromir.
A short right from Boromir on the inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Blackburn lands with a short head shot on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Blackburn.
Blackburn misses with a punch on the inside.
Boromir tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Blackburn working aggressively here.
Blackburn tries to work over Boromir's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Nice body punch from Boromir.
Blackburn doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Boromir lands a nice uppercut.
Blackburn swings away with an uppercut that misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
Captain Boromir showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Boromir 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 Phil Schofield scores the fight 30:27
Judge William Gold scores the fight 28:29
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Captain Boromir!

In his post fight interview, Captain Boromir started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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RATING
50%

 

Event: T88: Centurion vs Vandam     
Date:   May 30, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bert Starius and Charles Blackburn. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

180 cm
25
230 lbs
7 - 4 - 0
182 cm
24
268 lbs
14 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Bert Starius!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Chris Edwards and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Starius avoids a punch combination nicely.
Starius appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.

Blackburn shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Starius is controlling Blackburn's trapped leg to prevent Blackburn from advancing to side control.
Starius trying to control here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Blackburn missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Starius regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Blackburn.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn preventing the sweep.
Blackburn trying to control but Starius is working from the bottom.
Starius working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Blackburn.
Blackburn wants to control from the top but Starius keeps moving.
Blackburn working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Starius is trying to control the position but Blackburn postures up.

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

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

Blackburn rushes Starius and presses him up against the cage.

Blackburn works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Blackburn is holding a leg here, probably looking for an ankle lock - he drops back and goes for it! Starius is in trouble! Is it all over??? No! Starius has escaped and now he's on top!

Starius trying to stand up but can't free himself from Blackburn's guard.

Blackburn throws his legs up looking for a submission but Starius uses it to pass to side control.
Blackburn is looking for a sweep.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn is trying to control Starius's posture but Starius avoids it.
Blackburn tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Starius wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Blackburn keeps trying to improve his position.
Starius is looking to take a break and control but Blackburn is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Blackburn tries to improve position but can't.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Blackburn can't do much from the bottom here.
Starius trying to control the action but Blackburn is working from the bottom.
You can see the frustration on Blackburn's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Starius loads up on a big right hand but Blackburn slips the punch.
Blackburn let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Starius gets cracked there but stands up to it.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Blackburn closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Starius to the mat! Starius manages to get full guard.
Blackburn throws an elbow that misses. Starius uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Blackburn's guard. Nice move by Starius!

Blackburn 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.

Starius avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

Blackburn throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Blackburn had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Starius defends it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Starius is looking to stand up but Blackburn won't let him.
Blackburn looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Starius trying to control the position from guard on top but Blackburn is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Blackburn looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Starius passes into side control.
Blackburn tries to slip a leg under to move to half guard but Starius presses down on the leg and jumps into full mount!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Starius is trying to stand up but he's being controlled by his opponent.
Blackburn is looking to improve his position but Starius isn't that keen on the idea.
Blackburn is still trying to improve position.
Blackburn tries to improve his position but instead Starius has taken his back!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn tries to escape but Starius has the hooks in and won't let him break free.
I would not like to be Blackburn right now.
Blackburn rolls, trying to escape but Starius keeps control of the position.
Starius just keeping the dominant position. He can't wait too long though, otherwise the referee will stand them back up.
Blackburn prevents Starius from getting a body triangle.
Blackburn wants to escape the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn tries to escape the position - he's now mounted. Is that better or worse? Hard to tell!
Blackburn bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Starius utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Blackburn is looking to work some ground and pound but Starius has wrist control.
Blackburn connects with a couple of short punches.
Blackburn trying to control the position from guard on top but Starius is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Charles Blackburn will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Blackburn swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
It looked like Starius wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Blackburn misses with a wild combination.
Starius swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Blackburn on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Starius fails in his attempt to clinch.
We've been told by Starius's head coaches at Sanitarium that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Charles Blackburn is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Starius swings for the body but Blackburn moves out of range.
A little jabbing left from Blackburn on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Blackburn keeps the fight on the outside.
Blackburn swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Blackburn drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Blackburn tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Sloppy strikes there by Blackburn.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn works to advance to full mount. Starius defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
Starius tries to hold on but Blackburn pushes him away.
Blackburn can't control as he wanted to and Starius manages to get the fight back to his half guard.
Blackburn throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.

Blackburn is working for a kimura but Starius is defending it quite comfortably.

Blackburn wants to work for an arm triangle but Starius is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Starius is looking to get back to full guard here but Blackburn has managed to pass to side control instead.

Blackburn working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Blackburn has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Blackburn wants to lay and pray for a moment but Starius keeps working.
Charles Blackburn is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Blackburn works to advance to full mount. Starius defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Starius is squirming around, avoiding Blackburn's attempts to control the action.
Blackburn tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Starius can't escape the position.
Blackburn scoring with strikes but Starius is staying in there.
Blackburn trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Blackburn sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Bert Starius has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Blackburn trying to control but Starius is having none of it.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 28:30
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 28:30
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 28:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Charles Blackburn!

During a confident post fight interview, Charles Blackburn thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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RATING
25%

 

Event: T83: Sloan vs Blackburn     
Date:   Apr 25, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cameron Sloan and Charles Blackburn. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

195 cm
24
280 lbs
7 - 0 - 0
182 cm
24
268 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

Grand Champion Apparel

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Cameron Sloan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, James Ackerman and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sloan swats away the attempt to clinch by Blackburn.
Sloan swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Blackburn shoots in looking for a takedown but Sloan manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Blackburn's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
A little feinted left hand from Sloan on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Blackburn is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Blackburn fails with the takedown.
Sloan has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Humboldt Park Elite Gym in the buildup to the fight.
Sloan swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Sloan scores with a sloppy right hand. Blackburn should have avoided that one.
Blackburn shoots in but no luck this time.
Cameron Sloan has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Charles Blackburn.
Sloan throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jab by Sloan.

It looks like Charles Blackburn has been cut.
Sloan misses with a body shot.
Blackburn with a lazy takedown attempt
and Sloan makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Blackburn dives in for a single leg takedown but Sloan sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Nice jab there from Sloan.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sloan connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Blackburn is looking to clinch but Sloan is avoiding it.
Blackburn steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Sloan. That one must have hurt.
Blackburn on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Blackburn looks winded!
Sloan connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Blackburn momentarily.
Sloan lands with an uppercut that bounces Blackburn off the cage and back into range.

Blackburn is rocked!
Blackburn walks right into a perfectly timed right hook and goes down hard! He's out cold! The ref cradles Blackburn limp body while Sloan jumps on to the cage and waves to the roaring crowd. Wow that was just a brutal knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Cameron Sloan!
Our winner, Cameron Sloan, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: T79: Penn vs Wolf     
Date:   Apr 04, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Richard Villars and Charles Blackburn. Charles Blackburn acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

190 cm
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Richard Villars!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, William Gold and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blackburn uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Villars.
Blackburn throws a nice looking combination but Villars bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Villars swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Blackburn feints a jab promting Villars to slip. Blackburn then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Villars slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Blackburn rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Villars moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Villars swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

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

Blackburn has dropped down and is working for a takedown. Villars is trying to keep an underhook but Blackburn manages to get the takedown into half guard.
Villars's coaches at Breakdown Club have been working on his defensive grappling in preparation for this fight so let's see if he can get out of this tricky position.
Blackburn is pressing down on Villars's thigh, looking to free his foot. Villars is holding on for now.
Blackburn is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Blackburn trying to control from half guard but Villars is working away.
Blackburn looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Villars wants to get back to full guard.
Villars wants to control but Blackburn is keeping busy.
Villars is controlling Blackburn's position as best he can from this difficult position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Villars tries to roll over but Blackburn keeps him under control.

Blackburn seems to be looking for submissions.
Villars controlling the position well.
Villars trying to control but Blackburn postures up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Villars manages to get to full guard.
Blackburn stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Villars swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Villars working a defensive guard here.
Blackburn missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Blackburn cracks Villars with a solid left hand.
Blackburn stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Villars swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Blackburn stopping the sweep attempt from Villars.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Villars is working hard here to advance position.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Blackburn throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Villars.

Oh, that's a big right hand from Blackburn and Villars goes tumbling to the canvas! Blackburn follows him to the ground and looks to finish from half guard.

Villars is rocked!
Villars is looking to control Blackburn's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Villars avoid being mounted?
Blackburn trying to control the action but Villars is working from the bottom.
Blackburn missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

Blackburn is trying a forearm chokeÖ I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Villars is controlling Blackburn's position as best he can from this difficult position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Blackburn moves into full mount! Villars won't be happy about that!
Blackburn breaks from Villars's wrist control and lands an elbow.
Oh Villars is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Blackburn loads up with a big shot that hurts Villars! He's pulled Blackburn in close but Blackburn has postured up and lands more strikes. Can Villars survive? More strikes from Blackburn and Villars is out! The ref jumps in to save him! Brutal ground and pound!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:44 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Charles Blackburn!
After winning the bout, Charles Blackburn thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: T71: Sobis vs Cliffton     
Date:   Feb 25, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Charles Blackburn and Monster Hero. Charles Blackburn could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Monster Hero's chin.

182 cm
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Monster Hero!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Richard Clark and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blackburn shoots in but no luck this time.
Blackburn tries to close the distance and clinch but Hero swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Blackburn takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Hero is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Blackburn throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped

and Hero counters by moving into the clinch.
Hero misses with a hook to the ribs.
Blackburn can't find room to land a body shot as Hero controls the action.
Hero prevents a takedown attempt there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Blackburn prevents a body shot from Hero.
Hero wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Blackburn has him pressed against the cage.
Hero lands a body punch.
Hero trying to land knees to the body.
Hero tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Blackburn's elbow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn blocks a body shot from Hero.
Hero misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Blackburn is looking for a takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Charles Blackburn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Hero creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Blackburn is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Blackburn tries to throw a body punch but Hero avoids it by throwing Blackburn back against the cage.
Hero tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Hero breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Blackburn looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.

Hero clinches.
Hero misses with a short punch on the inside.
Blackburn tries for a takedown. No joy.
Blackburn has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Hero is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Hero lands a shot to the body.
Blackburn tries for a takedown but Hero manages to get underhooks.
Hero swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Hero lands a left hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hero misses with a punch on the inside.
Hero lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Hero doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Hero breaks the clinch.
Hero cracks the inside of Blackburn's front leg.
Blackburn moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Hero closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Hero lands in his opponent's guard.
Blackburn working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Hero.

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

Blackburn working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Hero has passed into half guard!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn is staying active underneath Hero, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Blackburn manages to get to full guard.
Blackburn is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Blackburn throws a couple of shots from the bottom but they don't land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Blackburn wants to sweep here but Hero controlling him for the moment.

The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Blackburn looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Hero passes into half guard.
Blackburn wants to control but Hero is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Hero is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Blackburn wants to get back to full guard.

Blackburn looking to force a kimura from the bottom here. He's concentrating on that move too much though and Hero pushes past his half guard into mount!
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Monster Hero dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Blackburn wants to clinch.
Hero pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Blackburn feinted with a counter takedown.
Hero stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Blackburn throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Hero's waist but Hero gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Blackburn off to one side.

Hero has closed the distance and engaged Blackburn in a clinch.
Hero keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Blackburn's efforts to push away.
Hero has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hero goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hero tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Blackburn's elbow.
Blackburn throws a punch but it's blocked by Hero.
Blackburn prevents a body shot from Hero.
Hero missing with knees to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Hero escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.

Blackburn clinches with his opponent.
Hero misses with a hook from the clinch.
Blackburn blocking some punches.
Blackburn tries for a takedown but Hero manages to get underhooks.
Hero throws a punch but it's blocked by Blackburn.
Blackburn looking for a takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Charles Blackburn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Hero scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Hero wants a takedown but no success here.
Blackburn can't get the takedown.
Hero lands an uppercut.
A nice right hand lands inside from Hero.
Blackburn prevents a takedown attempt there.
Blackburn has Hero pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Hero manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Blackburn breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Hero pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Hero throws out a loose jab but Blackburn uses good head movement to avoid it.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Hero. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Hero tries to clinch up.
Blackburn changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Blackburn shoots for a takedown but Hero saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Hero now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
An inside leg kick lands from Hero.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hero lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Hero circles away from the clinch attempt.
Blackburn misses with an uppercut.
A nice combination there by Blackburn.

It looks like Monster Hero has been cut.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hero is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Monster Hero has got the better of the ground game so far.

Blackburn tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Blackburn trying to control the position but Hero is working away.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
An elbow from Blackburn crashes against the mat.
Hero is not content to let Blackburn control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Hero tries to improve position but can't.
Hero manages to work his way to half guard, despite Blackburn's best efforts.
Hero works his way to full guard. Good work.
Hero has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Blackburn has passed into side control.
Blackburn working the ground and pound.
An elbow from Blackburn crashes against the mat.
Hero tries to improve position but can't.
Blackburn in side control lands a decent elbow.
Hero tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Blackburn wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Hero is letting Blackburn control him for a moment.
Blackburn wants to lay and pray for a moment but Hero keeps working.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Monster Hero will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Monster Hero's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Hero throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Hero throws a head kick that misses.
Hero stuns Blackburn with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Hero stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Hero wants it to stay on the feet.
Hero flicks out a counter leg kick but Blackburn steps away.
Hero uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Blackburn.
Hero appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.

Hero moves into range and clinches up with Blackburn.
Blackburn wants to take the fight to the mat but Hero manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Hero escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Hero lands with a nice body punch.
Hero thumps Blackburn with a low kick.
Hero throws a big shot that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hero stuffs the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Charles Blackburn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Blackburn throws a left and a right that both miss

and Hero moves into the clinch.
Hero misses with a punch on the inside.
Blackburn working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Blackburn is looking to control Hero's arms but Hero gets an underhook and turns him. Now Blackburn has his back to the cage.
Hero tries to work over Blackburn's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Hero makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Hero gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Blackburn.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Hero.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Blackburn misses with some punches.
Hero lands a right hand that snaps the head of Blackburn backwards.
Monster Hero is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Blackburn is fighting off a takedown attempt but Hero is just too persistent for him and manages to trip Blackburn to the mat. Blackburn regains guard as soon as the fighters hit the mat.

Blackburn looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Hero passes into side control.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hero trying to control the position but Blackburn is working away.
Blackburn is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Blackburn manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Blackburn is pressing down on Hero's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn looking to control but Hero passes into half guard.
Blackburn wants to control but Hero is keeping busy.
Blackburn is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Hero's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Hero's back!
Hero is in bad spot here.
Charles Blackburn has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Blackburn tries to get the hooks in deep but Hero pushed the leg off.
Hero trying to control the position but Blackburn manages to sink in the hooks.
Hero rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Hero is looking to improve his position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hero trying to control but Blackburn postures up.
Blackburn wants to pass the guard but Hero is defending well.
Hero is looking for a sweep. Blackburn is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Hero is looking to get full guard. It looks like he might be successful but at the last minute Blackburn jumps into side control!
Hero wants to control but Blackburn postures up.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Hero sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.

Blackburn is working for a submission of some sort.

Blackburn is looking for a kimura but Hero is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Blackburn to get the leverage.

And that's the end of the fight!
Monster Hero comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Hero 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 Andrew Berry scores the fight 27:30
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Monster Hero!

Monster Hero decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: T63: McColgan vs Luster     
Date:   Jan 24, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludwig Mandrill and Charles Blackburn. Charles Blackburn has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Ludwig Mandrill's chin.

225 cm
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230 lbs
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Ludwig Mandrill!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Richard Clark and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blackburn throws a hook but Mandrill avoids it easily.

Mandrill gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Blackburn to score an easy takedown into full guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Blackburn scoring with some ground and pound.

Mandrill has his foot on Blackburn's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Blackburn works his way back into a safe position though.
Mandrill manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Blackburn manages to get himself to full guard.

The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Blackburn wants to sweep here but Mandrill controlling him for the moment.
Mandrill really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Blackburn keeping full guard, as Mandrill tries to pass.
Blackburn not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mandrill stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Blackburn swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Blackburn has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Mandrill passes into half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn wants to get back to full guard.

Mandrill is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Blackburn felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
Blackburn tries to roll over but Mandrill keeps him under control.
Blackburn is still trying to improve position.

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

Mandrill is trying a forearm chokeÖ I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Blackburn is trying to maintain the position but Mandrill is very close to passing his half guard.

Mandrill is working for a kimura but Blackburn is defending it quite comfortably.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Blackburn wants to control but Mandrill is keeping busy and won't allow it.

Blackburn is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Mandrill pulls his head out easily.

Mandrill is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Blackburn has managed to free his arm - good work.
Blackburn is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Mandrill tries to stand but can't do so whilst Blackburn controls his leg.
Blackburn tries to get to full guard but Mandrill has control of the leg.
Blackburn gets back to full guard.
Blackburn keeping full guard, as Mandrill tries to pass.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Mandrill looking to pass the guard.
Blackburn is trying to keep Mandrill in close.
Mandrill passes easily into side control. Nice work.
You can see the frustration on Blackburn's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Blackburn tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Mandrill wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

Mandrill is trying to get an arm triangle but Blackburn is defending well.
Blackburn is looking for a sweep.
Blackburn can't do much from the bottom here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn manages to work his way to half guard, despite Mandrill's best efforts.

Blackburn has hold of a guillotine but he's not going to be able to crank on it really with only half guard, so it's no trouble for Mandrill. Oh but Blackburn has got full guard now! Oh boy! This one could be over very soon! Mandrill goes limp - he's gone! Blackburn jumps up and celebrates with the crowd - fantastic submission finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:26 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Charles Blackburn!
A very excited looking Charles Blackburn made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Event: T: Winter Olympics Semi Finals     
Date:   Jan 03, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Maximillian Xezeron and Charles Blackburn. Charles Blackburn has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Maximillian Xezeron's chin.

195 cm
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Maximillian Xezeron!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Richard Clark and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blackburn avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Blackburn! But no joy.
Sloppy strikes from Blackburn. Those never looked like landing.
Xezeron is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Blackburn throws a nice looking combination but Xezeron bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Xezeron is looking to clinch but Blackburn is avoiding it.

Xezeron moves into the clinch successfully.
Xezeron misses with a punch to the body.

Blackburn breaks the clinch.

Blackburn throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Xezeron tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Blackburn is in Xezeron's guard.
Blackburn scoring with some ground and pound.
Xezeron looking for a sweep. Not yet Xezeron, not yet.
Blackburn slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Xezeron 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.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn wants to control from the top but Xezeron keeps moving.
Xezeron has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.

Xezeron is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Blackburn accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Blackburn pushing down on Xezeron's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Xezeron tries to get to full guard but Blackburn has control of the leg.
Blackburn is pressing down on Xezeron's thigh, looking to free his foot. Xezeron is holding on for now.
Xezeron moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Xezeron looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Blackburn looking to pass the guard.

Xezeron is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Blackburn defends well.
Blackburn stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Xezeron swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Xezeron lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


Blackburn throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn 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.

Xezeron drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Xezeron jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Blackburn keeping full guard, as Xezeron tries to pass.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Blackburn is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Xezeron will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.

Blackburn looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Blackburn seems keen to control Xezeron's posture.
Xezeron passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Blackburn tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Xezeron is working for what looks like an arm triangle here. Blackburn is trying to escape and Xezeron transitions quickly into an armbar! He's slapped it on tight and Blackburn is forced to tap! Nice work there by Xezeron! Very nice indeed!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:25 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Maximillian Xezeron!
Maximillian Xezeron opened up his post fight interview with a scream to camera that he wants a title shot! Whether he deserves the shot will be up to the management of the organization, so I guess he'll have to wait and see.
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Event: T48     
Date:   Nov 15, 2014

Dramatic scenes unfolded before the fight as Bert Starius didn't make it to the bout on time. He arrived on a last minute flight shortly after looking tired and unhappy. Officials decided the fight should still take place, much to the delight of the fans in attendance.
Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Charles Blackburn and Bert Starius. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

182 cm
22
268 lbs
11 - 3 - 0
180 cm
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230 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Brown Belt
World class boxer
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Bert Starius!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Steven Brown and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Starius works Blackburn's body with a nice hook.
Blackburn takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Blackburn moves in looking to clinch but Starius pushes him off.
Blackburn tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Starius paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Charles Blackburn seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Blackburn tries to clinch up.
Starius getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Blackburn tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Starius paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Blackburn is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Starius lands a jab.

It looks like Charles Blackburn has been cut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Starius throws out a powerful jab.
Starius fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Blackburn manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Blackburn clinches up against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Blackburn fails to land.
Starius misses with a punch to the body.
Starius taking a breather.
The crowd are getting on Starius's back here. They're not happy about his lack of aggression in the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Blackburn.
Starius swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Blackburn dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Starius throws a head punch that misses.
Blackburn is struggling to control the position.
Starius lands with a left to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Starius stalling.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Blackburn.
Blackburn tries a body shot but Starius blocks it.
Blackburn displaying some good clinch control by pressing Starius up against the cage.
Starius looking to slow down the pace here.
Blackburn trying to stall but Starius improves his position.
Starius is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Blackburn scores with a hook to the body.
Blackburn tries a body shot but Starius blocks it.
Starius is pressed up against the cage. Blackburn has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Starius down to the mat. Starius avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Starius connects with a single shot there.
Bert Starius is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Blackburn throws the left hand but Starius avoids the punch easily.
Starius rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Blackburn counters with a takedown into side control.
We've been hearing good reports from Blackburn's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Starius is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Blackburn looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Starius is avoiding damage well.
Blackburn wants to lay and pray for a moment but Starius keeps working.
Starius dodges the ground and pound from Blackburn.
Blackburn tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Starius tries to slip a leg under to move to half guard but Blackburn presses down on the leg and jumps into full mount!
Blackburn lands a big shot there that rocks Starius but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Starius holding onto his opponent's waist for dear life, as Blackburn tries to land some strikes to get him to release his grip.
Blackburn can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Starius is looking to escape.
Starius has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.
Blackburn controlling from mount.
Blackburn with a couple of short strikes.
Blackburn landing shots from mount.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Charles Blackburn will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Charles Blackburn's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Blackburn goes for a double leg but Starius avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Starius continues to drive forward.
Starius swings wildly with an uppercut but Blackburn uses good head movement to avoid it.
Blackburn lands with a light punch inside.
Starius softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Blackburn works on Starius's body with a couple of short punches.
Blackburn tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Starius's elbow.
Blackburn tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Starius's elbow.
Starius looking to slow down the pace here.
Starius is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Blackburn tries for a takedown but Starius manages to get underhooks.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Charles Blackburn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Starius tries a body shot but Blackburn blocks it.
Starius misses with a hook to the ribs.
Blackburn lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Blackburn blocks a body shot from Starius.
Starius lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Blackburn digs a right hand into Starius's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Starius's gas tank.
Starius is breathing heavily.
Starius is pressed up against the cage. Blackburn has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Starius down to the mat. Starius avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.

Blackburn rushes Starius and presses him up against the cage.
Blackburn stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Blackburn is working for takedown but Starius is calmly controlling the position for now.
Starius lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Starius throws a head punch that misses.
Starius blocks a body shot from Blackburn.
Blackburn misses with a hook to the ribs.
Blackburn lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Starius lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Starius fails to land.
Starius misses with a punch on the inside.
Starius tries to throw a body punch but Blackburn avoids it by throwing Starius back against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Starius misses with a punch on the inside.
Blackburn is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Starius is defending well.
Blackburn taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Starius taking a breather.
Starius stops a takedown attempt from Blackburn.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Blackburn tries to work over Starius's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short left from Starius.
A short right from Starius on the inside.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Blackburn goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
The referee is keeping an eye on Blackburn - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Starius blocks a body shot from Blackburn.
Blackburn has a couple of punches blocked by Starius.
Starius is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Blackburn is keeping busy.

Blackburn gets double underhooks and manages to take the fight to the ground.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Starius keeping moving, preventing Blackburn from controlling successfully.
Blackburn controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Blackburn wants to control from the top but Starius keeps moving.
Blackburn forces his way into half guard.
Blackburn wants to take a breather but Starius is having none of it.
Blackburn is looking to pass Starius's guard but actually Starius recovers to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Blackburn wants to pass the guard but Starius is keeping the position.
Blackburn in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Starius preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Blackburn passes Starius's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Charles Blackburn overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Blackburn trying to mount his opponent but Starius defends it.
Blackburn is keen to just control but Starius is a slippery customer.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Charles Blackburn will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Charles Blackburn's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!



Blackburn gets the takedown into side control.
Blackburn wants to control but Starius is keeping him busy.

Blackburn thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Blackburn is looking to take a break and control but Starius is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Starius to see if he's OK.
Starius is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Blackburn landing a few strikes.
A lull in the action here.
Blackburn looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Starius is avoiding damage well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Starius manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Blackburn tries to roll over but Starius keeps him under control.
Blackburn trying to control but Starius postures up.
Blackburn regains full guard. Nicely done.
Blackburn tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Charles Blackburn is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Blackburn has Starius pulled in close to control his posture.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Blackburn content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Blackburn is looking to take a break and control but Starius is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Blackburn is really struggling to control Starius but he's trying to hold on to the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Blackburn seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Blackburn's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Blackburn seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Starius for as long as he can get away with.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 30:27
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 30:27
Judge James Glass scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Charles Blackburn!

Charles Blackburn decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: T37: New Beginnings     
Date:   Sep 27, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Lexington Snape and Charles Blackburn. Snape's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, DJ TiŽsto - Carmina Burana: Remixed. Charles Blackburn has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Lexington Snape's chin.

185 cm
23
285 lbs
15 - 6 - 0
182 cm
21
268 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Great elbows
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 15 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Lexington Snape!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Chris Edwards and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Snape gets a clinch.
Blackburn cracks Snape with a nice body shot.
Blackburn blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Blackburn blocks an elbow strike from Snape.
Blackburn takes an elbow to the temple.

It looks like Charles Blackburn has been cut.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Snape.
Blackburn managing to block the knees to the body from Snape.
Blackburn misses with a punch to the body.
Snape has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Snape is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Blackburn is defending well for now.
Snape looking to throw knees to the head but Blackburn is blocking nicely.
Snape is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Blackburn creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Snape misses with a knee to the head.
Knees in the clinch landing for Snape.
Blackburn looks winded!
Snape lands a right hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Snape gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Blackburn misses with a short punch on the inside.
Blackburn managing to block the knees to the body from Snape.
Snape stops a takedown attempt from Blackburn.
Snape lands an elbow just above Blackburn 's eye.
Snape lands a damaging elbow.

That has opened up Charles Blackburn's cut even more.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Snape scores with a knee to the head.
Snape with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Snape lands a nice knee to the body.
Snape lands a good knee to the midsection. Blackburn won't want to take too many of those.
Snape lands a right hand.
Snape unloads a knee to the mid-section. Blackburn lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Snape landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Snape using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Snape landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Snape utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee 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!
Snape creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Blackburn's defenses.
Nice elbow from Snape.
Snape connects with a nasty looking knee right to Blackburn's face.
Snape unloads a knee to the mid-section. Blackburn lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Knees to the body from Snape.
Snape landing knees to the head.
Snape landing some nice looking knees to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Snape lands a nice elbow from the clinch.

The cut above Charles Blackburn's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Knees to the body from Snape.
Snape lands an elbow just above Blackburn 's eye.
Snape landing knees to the body.
Snape unloads a knee to the mid-section. Blackburn lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Snape using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Blackburn takes an elbow to the temple.
Blackburn takes an elbow to the forehead.

Charles Blackburn's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Snape lands a left hand.
Snape landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Snape lands an elbow inside.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Snape.

Blackburn is rocked!

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Lexington Snape!
Lexington Snape is the new heavyweight champion!
A very excited looking Lexington Snape made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Event: T24: Slider Kings     
Date:   Jun 28, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Charles Blackburn and Lexington Snape. Snape has chosen DJ TiŽsto - Carmina Burana: Remixed as his entrance music. Charles Blackburn could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Lexington Snape's chin.

182 cm
20
268 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
185 cm
22
285 lbs
12 - 5 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Lexington Snape!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Richard Clark and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Snape keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Snape tries to clinch up but Blackburn circles away and keeps his distance.
Snape closes the distance but Blackburn moves to the side
and Blackburn counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Snape is looking to clinch.
Blackburn lands with an overhand left.
A combination from Blackburn does no damage.
Blackburn fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Snape closes the distance but Blackburn moves to the side
and Blackburn counters with a left and a right that stings Snape.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Blackburn throws the left hand but Snape avoids the punch easily.
Snape keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Blackburn misses with a hook

and Snape holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Snape using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Blackburn is breathing heavily.
Snape using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Blackburn managing to block the knees to the body from Snape.
Blackburn avoiding damage as Snape throws knees to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Snape unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Snape has Blackburn pressed against the cage, preventing Blackburn from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Snape putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Blackburn in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Blackburn blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Snape connects with a nasty looking knee right to Blackburn's face.

It looks like Charles Blackburn has been cut.
Snape is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Blackburn is defending well for now.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Snape utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Snape tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Blackburn avoids it.
Snape lands a damaging elbow.
Snape using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Blackburn takes a knee to the side of the body.
Blackburn avoiding damage as Snape throws knees to the body.
Snape connects with a knee to the head.
Snape landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Snape tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Blackburn avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Snape using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Blackburn blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Snape utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Snape misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Snape obliges.
Snape lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Snape is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Snape misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Blackburn.
Blackburn can't break the clinch.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Snape.
Blackburn tries to circle away but Snape has him pinned against the cage.
Blackburn has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Snape tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Blackburn avoids it.
Blackburn is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Snape to keep the fight standing.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Charles Blackburn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Snape crunches a lovely knee into Blackburn's ribcage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Snape lands an elbow that stopped Blackburn in his tracks for a moment.
Snape crunches a lovely knee into Blackburn's ribcage.
Snape lands a good knee to the midsection. Blackburn won't want to take too many of those.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Blackburn blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Snape trying to land knees to the body.
Snape connects with a nasty looking knee right to Blackburn's face.
Knees in the clinch landing for Snape.
Snape putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Blackburn in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Snape utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Snape trying to land knees to the body.
Snape scores a nice knee to the body.
Snape unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Snape obliges.
Snape lands a nice knee to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Snape lands a body punch.
Snape lands an elbow inside.
Snape lands a knee to the body.
Snape landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Snape lands a knee to the body.
Blackburn blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Snape misses with a knee strike.
Snape trying to land knees to the body.
Snape lands a knee to the body.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Snape obliges.
Snape crunches a lovely knee into Blackburn's ribcage.
Blackburn blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Snape is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Snape scores a nice knee to the body.
Knees to the body from Snape.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Lexington Snape dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Charles Blackburn's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Snape wants to clinch.
Snape doesn't manage to clinch there - Blackburn circles away.
Snape fails with an attempt to clinch.
Snape tries to clinch up but Blackburn circles away and keeps his distance.
Charles Blackburn is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

Snape rushes Blackburn and presses him up against the cage.
Snape tries to land a knee to the head but Blackburn blocks with his arms.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Blackburn takes a knee to the side of the body.
Snape using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Knees in the clinch landing for Snape.
Snape is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Snape landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Snape is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Blackburn is defending well for now.
Snape trying to land knees to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Snape lands a knee to the body.
Snape tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Blackburn avoids it.
Snape missing with knees to the body.
Snape is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Blackburn is defending well for now.
A body shot lands from Snape.
Snape lands a body shot in the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Snape using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Knees to the body from Snape.
Snape scores a nice knee to the body.
Snape using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Snape utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Snape has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. So far he's outscoring his opponent in the clinch so it seems to have been worthwhile.
Snape landing knees to the body.
Blackburn on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Snape tries to land knees in the clinch but Blackburn avoids the damage to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Snape unloads a knee to the mid-section. Blackburn lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Snape is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Blackburn is defending well for now.
Snape using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Snape lands an elbow inside.
Blackburn managing to block the knees to the body from Snape.
Snape missing with knees to the body.
Blackburn jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Snape walks away with a smile on his face. Blackburn gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Snape fails with an attempt to clinch.
Snape doesn't manage to clinch there - Blackburn circles away.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Blackburn tries to throw a body punch but Snape avoids it by throwing Blackburn back against the cage.
Snape tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Snape trying to land knees to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn avoiding damage as Snape throws knees to the body.
Snape is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Blackburn on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Snape is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Blackburn is defending well for now.
Snape swings wildly with an uppercut but Blackburn uses good head movement to avoid it.

Blackburn manages to pull guard.
We've been hearing good reports from Blackburn's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Blackburn manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Snape manages to get himself to full guard.

Snape has butterfly guard. He's looking to stand up here. He pushes Blackburn off him and springs to his feet nicely. The crowd applauds.
Blackburn throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Snape.
Snape has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Blackburn finds it's way round the side to connect with Snape's head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Snape has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Blackburn misses with a jab, cross combination.
Blackburn will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Blackburn misses with a takedown attempt - Snape sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Charles Blackburn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Blackburn misses with a two punch combination.

Snape moves into range and clinches up with Blackburn.
Blackburn takes an elbow to the temple.
Snape putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Blackburn in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Snape lands an elbow just above Blackburn 's eye.

Charles Blackburn's cut is getting worse.
Snape is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Snape trying to land knees to the body.
Snape is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Blackburn is defending well for now.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Lexington Snape showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Charles Blackburn's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Snape tries to clinch but Blackburn is having none of it.

Snape forces Blackburn back against the cage and clinches.
Knees in the clinch landing for Snape.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Snape.
Knees in the clinch landing for Snape.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Snape missing with knees to the body.
Snape tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Blackburn avoids it.
Blackburn wants to get back to striking at distance but Snape won't allow it.
Snape missing with knees to the body.
Snape lands a knee to the body.
Snape unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Snape throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Snape is working Blackburn over against the cage.
Blackburn managing to block the knees to the body from Snape.
Snape lands a shoulder strike.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Snape trying to land knees to the body.
Snape lands a nice knee to the body.
Snape landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Snape gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Snape lands a shot to the body.
Snape misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Blackburn.
Snape with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Blackburn avoiding damage as Snape throws knees to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Snape tries to land knees in the clinch but Blackburn avoids the damage to the body.
Snape keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Blackburn's efforts to push away.
Blackburn jumps guard but Snape stands there with Blackburn around his waist. Blackburn gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Snape obliges.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Snape with a knee to the head.
Snape utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Snape goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Snape using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Blackburn blocks a body shot from Snape.
Snape landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Snape lands a nice knee to the body.
Snape unloads a knee to the mid-section. Blackburn lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Snape missing with knees to the body.
Blackburn takes a knee to the side of the body.
Snape is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Blackburn is defending well for now.
Snape scores a nice knee to the body.
Snape unloads a knee to the mid-section. Blackburn lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Snape misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Blackburn.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn takes an elbow to the temple.

Blackburn pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Snape tries to clinch
and Blackburn connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Blackburn avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Snape has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Snape is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Snape uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Blackburn.
Blackburn fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Snape tries to clinch up but Blackburn circles away and keeps his distance.
Snape tries to clinch but Blackburn moves out of range.
Blackburn looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.

Snape moves into the clinch.
Snape is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Snape lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Snape utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Snape scores a nice knee to the body.
Snape lands a knee to the body.
A knee to the head by Snape.
Blackburn avoiding damage as Snape throws knees to the body.
Snape with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Snape working Blackburn over with knees to the body.
Snape scores a nice knee to the body.
Snape using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Snape utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Snape missing with knees to the body.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Lexington Snape really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Charles Blackburn's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Snape tries to clinch but Blackburn moves away
and Blackburn counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Blackburn misses with a looping left.
Blackburn fails with the takedown.
Blackburn sizes up Snape with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Blackburn lands with a nice combination. Snape backs away looking to recover.

Snape closes the distance and pushes Blackburn back into the cage.
Snape with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Blackburn tries to break free but Snape pushes him back against the cage.
Blackburn takes a knee to the side of the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Snape using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Snape lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Snape crunches a lovely knee into Blackburn's ribcage.
Snape with a knee to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Snape using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Blackburn takes a knee to the side of the body.
Snape lands a knee to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Knees in the clinch landing for Snape.
Blackburn avoiding damage as Snape throws knees to the body.
Snape utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Snape scores a nice knee to the body.
Snape unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Good body shot from Snape.
Snape scores a nice knee to the body.
Snape scores a nice knee to the body.
Nice elbow from Snape.

Charles Blackburn's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Snape putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Blackburn in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Snape lands a damaging elbow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Snape trying to land knees to the body.
Blackburn is trying to pull guard but Snape turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Blackburn is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Snape landing knees to the body.
Blackburn on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Snape landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Snape lands a nice knee to the body.
Blackburn on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Snape landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Blackburn on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Snape scores with a knee to the head.
Lexington Snape seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Snape lands an elbow just above Blackburn 's eye.
Blackburn tries for a takedown but Snape manages to get underhooks.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Charles Blackburn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Snape unloads a knee to the mid-section.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Snape misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Blackburn.
Nice elbow from Snape.

Jeez, Charles Blackburn's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.
Knees in the clinch landing for Snape.
Snape landing knees to the body.
A short right from Snape on the inside.
Snape putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Blackburn in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Snape landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Blackburn on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Snape landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Blackburn takes an elbow to the forehead.
Blackburn fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Snape putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Blackburn in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Snape obliges.
Snape tries to work over Blackburn's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Snape working Blackburn over with knees to the body.
Snape misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Blackburn.
Blackburn managing to block the knees to the body from Snape.

Blackburn pulls guard effortlessly.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Snape wanted to stand there but Blackburn had control of the position.

Blackburn has his foot on Snape's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Snape works his way back into a safe position though.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Blackburn tries to land a sweep but no joy.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Blackburn working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Snape doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Oh but Blackburn is tightening it up a little... Snape has to be careful here... He's got his foot tucked under now, this looks tight! Snape reacted too slowly and this one could be over in a matter of seconds! YES! Snape taps out! Nice BJJ there by Blackburn!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 4, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Charles Blackburn!
Charles Blackburn retains his heavyweight title!
A relieved looking Charles Blackburn thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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Event: T12: Who's The Guv'na R1     
Date:   Apr 05, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Charles Blackburn and Lexington Snape. Snape is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by DJ TiŽsto - Carmina Burana: Remixed. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

182 cm
19
268 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
185 cm
21
285 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Solid boxing
Very strong
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Lexington Snape!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Phil Schofield and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Snape tries to close the distance and clinch up but Blackburn swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Blackburn just misses with a punch to the body.
Blackburn throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Snape.
Snape tries to clinch but fails miserably
enabling Blackburn to counter with a crisp jab.
Blackburn swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Blackburn circles away from the clinch attempt.
Blackburn misses with a few strikes there.
No joy there for Blackburn, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Snape wants to clinch.

The fight moves into the clinch position.

Blackburn pulls guard effortlessly.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.

Blackburn working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Snape doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Snape manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Blackburn is actively looking for submissions from his back. He's worked himself a little space on the bottom and seems to be going for a triangle. No, he's switched into an armbar! That was slick! Snape rolls with it to try and escape but Blackburn cranks on the arm and Snape is forced to tap out! This one is aaaaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Charles Blackburn!
Charles Blackburn retains his heavyweight title!
Charles Blackburn decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: Slider Kings     
Date:   Mar 01, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Charles Blackburn and Rudolf Reindeer. The key to victory for Charles Blackburn has got to be keeping the fight on the feet.

182 cm
19
268 lbs
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189 cm
17
245 lbs
6 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Solid boxing
Good chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Rudolf Reindeer!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Sam Margolis and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice jab there from Blackburn.
Reindeer walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Blackburn checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Reindeer tries to clinch but Blackburn is having none of it.

Reindeer drives through and clinches with Blackburn against the cage.
Reindeer throws a punch but it's blocked by Blackburn.
Reindeer misses with a hook from the clinch.
Blackburn slows down the pace here.
Reindeer misses with the head strike.
Blackburn blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Reindeer lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Blackburn blocks a body shot from Reindeer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reindeer working aggressively here.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Reindeer just misses with a elbow thrown towards Blackburn's brow.
Reindeer throws a punch but it's blocked by Blackburn.
Reindeer struggles to land a body shot inside as Blackburn controls his hands.
Reindeer lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Reindeer misses with some punches.
Reindeer throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.

Blackburn pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Reindeer falls off balance throwing a combination

and Blackburn counters with a single leg into guard. Reindeer didn't expect that.
Reindeer keeping moving, preventing Blackburn from controlling successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn looking to pass the guard.
Reindeer trying to control the position here.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Blackburn works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Reindeer trying to hold on to Blackburn's head to control him but Blackburn postures up.
Blackburn is trying to advance to mount but he's lost his balance and Reindeer reverses the position - he's now on top in Blackburn's guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

Blackburn escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Reindeer gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Reindeer wants to pass the guard but Blackburn is keeping the position.
Blackburn wants to sweep here but Reindeer controlling him for the moment.
Reindeer working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Reindeer trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Reindeer trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Reindeer trying to control but Blackburn is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Blackburn escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Reindeer gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Reindeer works over Blackburn with some ground and pound from guard.
Reindeer trying to control but Blackburn is working from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Blackburn is looking for a triangle but Reindeer pushes his legs off easily.
Reindeer with a flurry of punches that miss.
Blackburn is trying to control the position from the bottom.
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!
Reindeer wants to control from the top but Blackburn keeps moving.
Blackburn tries to land a sweep but no joy.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Blackburn keeping moving, preventing Reindeer from controlling successfully.

Reindeer avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Reindeer working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Charles Blackburn will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Blackburn is looking to clinch but Reindeer is avoiding it.
Reindeer throws an off balance right hand
and Blackburn counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A shot to the liver by Reindeer. Beautiful body shot.
Blackburn scores with a nice right hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Blackburn scores with a hook to the body. Reindeer takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Blackburn has a takedown stuffed.

Blackburn gets in close and instigates a clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Reindeer fails to land.
Blackburn is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Reindeer to keep the fight standing.
Reindeer tries a body shot but Blackburn blocks it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Blackburn.
Reindeer swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reindeer tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Reindeer fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Reindeer struggles to land a body shot inside as Blackburn controls his hands.
Reindeer fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short uppercut from Reindeer.
Reindeer throws a head punch that misses.
Reindeer tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Reindeer tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Blackburn.
Blackburn avoids the elbow strike from Reindeer, against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reindeer can't find room to land a body shot as Blackburn controls the action.
Reindeer misses with some punches.
Reindeer throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Reindeer fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Reindeer doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Reindeer lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Blackburn jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Reindeer walks away with a smile on his face. Blackburn gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Charles Blackburn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Blackburn blocks a leg kick.
Reindeer moves into range and connects with a jab.
Reindeer swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Reindeer looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Blackburn.
A slow jab from Blackburn misses its intended target.
Good shot there by Reindeer.
Reindeer throws a head kick but Blackburn moves out of range.
Reindeer thows a left - swing and a miss!
Reindeer scores with a jab. Blackburn acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Reindeer fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Blackburn manages to avoid it.
Rudolf Reindeer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
An inside leg kick from Reindeer misses.
A slow jab from Blackburn misses its intended target.
Reindeer fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Blackburn manages to avoid it.
Rudolf Reindeer is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Reindeer scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Reindeer lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Reindeer misses with a left hand

and Blackburn moves into the clinch.
Blackburn blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reindeer misses with a knee strike.
Blackburn blocks an uppercut.
Reindeer throws a punch but it's blocked by Blackburn.
Blackburn prevents a body shot from Reindeer.
Blackburn is trying to break free.
Reindeer lands with a short shot to the head.
A nice right hand lands inside from Reindeer.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Reindeer. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
The referee calls for Blackburn to work.
Reindeer can't find room to land a body shot as Blackburn controls the action.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Reindeer throws a hook but Blackburn avoids it easily.

Oooh a lovely combination from Blackburn sends Reindeer down but not out. Blackburn dives into side control looking to finish.

It looks like Rudolf Reindeer has been cut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Blackburn with the ground and pound but Reindeer regains half guard under the barage of strikes.
Blackburn throws a strike but Reindeer avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Blackburn is looking to pass into half guard but Reindeer pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Reindeer is in guard.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Blackburn is on top in guard.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
Blackburn wants to pass the guard but Reindeer is keeping the position.
Blackburn trying to control the position from guard on top but Reindeer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reindeer avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Blackburn missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Reindeer is trying to keep Blackburn in close.
Blackburn trying to control but Reindeer is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

The ref stands the fighters back up because Charles Blackburn just wasn't active enough.
A looping hook to the body misses from Reindeer. Blackburn does a little dance to reset his feet.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Blackburn crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Reindeer - the referee stops the clock and Blackburn gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Reindeer. Blackburn manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Blackburn takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Blackburn defending well as Reindeer loads up on a big left hand.
Blackburn ducks under a wild hook from Reindeer.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reindeer misses with a shot to the body
and Blackburn counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Reindeer throws a right hand that misses

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

Reindeer breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Blackburn misses with a body shot.
A shot to the liver by Blackburn. Beautiful body shot.
Reindeer fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Blackburn manages to avoid it.
Reindeer throws a body punch but Blackburn moves out of range.
Blackburn ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Charles Blackburn is winning the standup battle so far.
Reindeer takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Blackburn misses with a wild body shot.
Blackburn dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Blackburn wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

Blackburn looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Blackburn is trying a forearm chokeÖ I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Blackburn trying to control from half guard but Reindeer is working away.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Blackburn tries to pass to full mount but Reindeer defends it.
Reindeer is not content to let Blackburn control the position.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Charles Blackburn clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Rudolf Reindeer'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.


Blackburn uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Reindeer.
Blackburn dives in for a single leg takedown but Reindeer sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Blackburn wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Reindeer has him pressed against the cage.
Reindeer struggles to land a body shot inside as Blackburn controls his hands.
Blackburn is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Blackburn scores with a shoulder strike.
Reindeer wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Blackburn taking a breather.
Reindeer tries a body shot but Blackburn blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn dodges an elbow strike from Reindeer.
Reindeer tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Blackburn scores with a hook to the body.
Rudolf Reindeer seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Reindeer struggles to land a body shot inside as Blackburn controls his hands.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Reindeer.
Reindeer misses with a punch on the inside.
Reindeer swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A right hand to the body from Reindeer.
Reindeer throws a head punch that misses.
Reindeer stalling against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reindeer misses with a body punch.
Blackburn wants a takedown but no success here.
Reindeer has Blackburn pressed against the cage, preventing Blackburn from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Reindeer lands with a left to the head.
Blackburn prevents a body shot from Reindeer.
Reindeer misses with a short punch on the inside.
Reindeer lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Blackburn backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Blackburn.
Blackburn tries to break free but Reindeer pushes him back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn blocks an uppercut.
Reindeer blocks a body shot from Blackburn.
Reindeer tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Blackburn's elbow.
Blackburn blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Blackburn blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Blackburn stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Reindeer tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A right hand to the body from Reindeer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Reindeer walks away with a smile on his face. Blackburn gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Charles Blackburn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Blackburn checks a leg kick nicely.
Reindeer is looking to chop away at Blackburn's legs.
Blackburn takes one to the side of the head.

Reindeer drives through and clinches with Blackburn against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Reindeer.
A short right from Reindeer.
Reindeer misses with the head strike.
Reindeer looking to throw knees to the head but Blackburn is blocking nicely.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Reindeer misses with an elbow over the top.
Reindeer tries a body shot but Blackburn blocks it.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Rudolf Reindeer dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Rudolf Reindeer's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Reindeer swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Reindeer misses with an uppercut. Blackburn saw that one coming.
Reindeer tries to clinch but Blackburn is having none of it.
Reindeer keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Blackburn shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Reindeer as he avoids it easily.
Blackburn fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Reindeer manages to avoid it.
A shot to the liver by Blackburn. Beautiful body shot.
Blackburn throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Reindeer's waist but Reindeer gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Blackburn off to one side.
Blackburn fails in his attempt to clinch.
Blackburn checks a leg kick.
Reindeer is looking to score with low kicks.
Blackburn misses the shot to the body.

Reindeer gets a clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reindeer tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Reindeer misses with some punches.
Reindeer misses with a body punch.
Reindeer misses with some punches.

Blackburn breaks the clinch.
Blackburn blocks a head kick by Reindeer.
Reindeer tries to clinch up but Blackburn circles away and keeps his distance.
Blackburn shoots for a takedown but Reindeer saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Charles Blackburn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Good exchange - Blackburn coming out on top.
Nice jab there from Blackburn.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reindeer wants to clinch.
Blackburn swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Blackburn thuds a left hand into Reindeer's body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Blackburn cracks Reindeer with a good jab.
Reindeer tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Blackburn is able to avoid easily.
Blackburn circles away from the clinch attempt.
Reindeer throws a nice outside leg kick.
Reindeer throws out a leg kick but Blackburn moves out of range and Reindeer only half commits.
Blackburn throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Blackburn ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Reindeer is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reindeer thows a left - swing and a miss!
Blackburn is looking to wear down Reindeer with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Reindeer attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Reindeer throws a jab when Blackburn was well out of range.
Reindeer is looking to clinch but Blackburn is avoiding it.
Blackburn just misses with a punch to the body.
Reindeer misses with a lunging right hand

and Blackburn counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Reindeer has control of Blackburn's left arm, preventing Blackburn from doing any damage.
Blackburn trying to control the position from guard on top but Reindeer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Blackburn passes into half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Reindeer defending well though.
Blackburn is looking to take a break and control but Reindeer is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Blackburn winds up and cracks Reindeer with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Rudolf Reindeer has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Blackburn passes to full mount!

And that's the end of the fight!
Charles Blackburn showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Blackburn has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Atkins scores the fight for Charles Blackburn!
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight for Charles Blackburn!
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight for Charles Blackburn!

Charles Blackburn wins by unanimous decision!

Charles Blackburn retains his heavyweight title!
A very excited looking Charles Blackburn made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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100%

 

Event: T5: Tóg     
Date:   Feb 08, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Charles Blackburn and Jim Gibbler. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

182 cm
18
268 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
195 cm
25
260 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Solid boxing
Good chin
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Very confident

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Jim Gibbler!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Steven Brown and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gibbler pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Gibbler throws a right hand that misses

and Blackburn counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Blackburn.
Gibbler 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.
Blackburn trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Gibbler has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Blackburn trying to control the position from guard on top but Gibbler 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 Gibbler can do anything to dispel that myth.

Blackburn thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Blackburn trying to control the position from guard on top but Gibbler is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Blackburn is pushing down on Gibbler's leg trying to pass to half guard. Gibbler is fighting to maintain full guard but Blackburn has managed to sneak the leg through.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn wants to pass the guard but Gibbler is defending well.

Blackburn wants to work for an arm triangle but Gibbler is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Blackburn thows a huge punch but Gibbler dodges it nicely.
Blackburn missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.

Blackburn maintaining the dominant position here and is working for a kimura. He's locked it up! Gibbler could be in real trouble here! He's trying to wriggle out but Blackburn has cracked it and Gibbler is screaming in pain - he's tapped out! Great finish by Blackburn!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Charles Blackburn!
Charles Blackburn is the new heavyweight champion!
A very excited looking Charles Blackburn rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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Event: T3: Cluichí Ceannais     
Date:   Jan 25, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Charles Blackburn and Stavros Pontious. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

182 cm
18
268 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
195 cm
25
260 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Counter fighter
Good chin
Decent wrestler
Good elbows
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Stavros Pontious!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Daniel Bishop and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blackburn tries to clinch but Pontious is having none of it.
Pontious throws a combination that misses

and Blackburn moves into the clinch.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Pontious just misses with a elbow thrown towards Blackburn's brow.
Blackburn lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Pontious backwards.
A short right from Pontious on the inside.
Pontious throws an elbow that misses.
Blackburn definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Pontious misses with an elbow over the top.
With the fighters up against the cage, Pontious throws an elbow but misses.
Blackburn leaning against his opponent.
Pontious tries to circle away but Blackburn has him pinned against the cage.
Pontious misses with an elbow strike.
Pontious misses with an elbow strike.
Blackburn is trying to pull guard but Pontious has him pressed against the cage.
Pontious throws an elbow that misses.
Pontious lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Blackburn backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pontious scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Pontious tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Pontious has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
A nice right hand lands inside from Pontious.

Blackburn pulls guard.

Blackburn is actively looking for submissions from his back. He's worked himself a little space on the bottom and seems to be going for a triangle. No, he's switched into an armbar! That was slick! Pontious rolls with it to try and escape but Blackburn cranks on the arm and Pontious is forced to tap out! This one is aaaaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:43 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Charles Blackburn!
A less than humble Charles Blackburn misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
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Event: T2: Buile     
Date:   Jan 18, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Roni Dealy and Charles Blackburn. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

225 cm
18
245 lbs
0 - 2 - 0
182 cm
18
268 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Self confident
BJJ Purple Belt
Counter fighter
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Roni Dealy!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Chris Edwards and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Blackburn clinches.
Blackburn lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Dealy is breathing heavily.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Blackburn slows down the pace here.
Dealy is trying to break the clinch but Blackburn is controlling him.
Blackburn is pushing Dealy up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.

Blackburn is working on a single leg takedown against the cage. Dealy can't fight it off and eventually Blackburn manages to take the fight to the floor. Dealy looks annoyed but at least he's managed to land in guard.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.

Blackburn drops back for a leg here. A bit of a high risk move... He's looking for a kneebar by the looks of things. Now both of them are looking for submissions. Blackburn seems to have locked his on tight now - Dealy screams in pain and taps out furiously! It certainly was a high risk move but it's paid off for Blackburn, as he picks up the win!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:49 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kneebar). Charles Blackburn!
A less than humble Charles Blackburn misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Dec 22, 2013

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Charles Blackburn and Maksim Veremko. Charles Blackburn has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

182 cm
18
268 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
194 cm
29
237 lbs
8 - 8 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Brawler
Good chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent MT
Knockout power

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FinnFighter Nutrition (Five 160Q supps!)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Charles Blackburn!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Maksim Veremko!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, James Atkins and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Veremko wants to clinch up but Blackburn keeps it at a distance.
Veremko tries to clinch but fails miserably

and Blackburn counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Blackburn throws a big right hand that misses.
Blackburn not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Blackburn stops Veremko from standing up.
Blackburn is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Veremko is looking to stand up but Blackburn isn't so interested in that idea.
Blackburn seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.

The ref stands the fighters back up because Charles Blackburn just wasn't active enough.
Blackburn is trying hard to land a takedown here. Veremko sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Blackburn waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Veremko.
Veremko lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Veremko tries to clinch up but Blackburn circles away and keeps his distance.
Veremko misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Maksim Veremko is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn tries for a takedown but Veremko sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Veremko tries to clinch up.
Blackburn shoots in for a takedown but Veremko shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Charles Blackburn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Veremko uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Blackburn swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Blackburn blocks a head kick by Veremko.

Veremko tries to sprawl but Blackburn drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Blackburn controlling the pace.
Veremko pushes Blackburn off looking to stand but Blackburn dives back in and keeps control.
Blackburn passes the guard and advances to mount!
Veremko is squirming around, avoiding Blackburn's attempts to control the action.
Blackburn looking to ground and pound but Veremko is blocking nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Veremko wants to use the cage to get back to his feet here.
Blackburn throwing sloppy strikes, which aren't doing any damage.
Veremko avoids a series of strikes thrown by Blackburn.
Blackburn trying to control but Veremko is having none of it.
Blackburn landing punches.
Blackburn tries to control but Veremko wriggling away.
The referee warns Veremko that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.
Blackburn tries to control but Veremko wriggling away.
Veremko is trying to get back to his feet but can't.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn looking to finish Veremko with some ground and pound. This is bad for Veremko!
Veremko is squirming around, avoiding Blackburn's attempts to control the action.
Veremko tries to buck Blackburn off but he can't manage it.
Veremko looks winded!
Blackburn forces the positional change into back control.
Blackburn scores with punches to the body.

Veremko is rocked!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Blackburn scoring with big shots to the body. Veremko is looking for a way out. A despairing look towards the ref and the official steps in to stop the fight. Veremko was obviously done but didn't want to tap out.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Charles Blackburn!
A very excited looking Charles Blackburn rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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Event: The Island Season 1, 265 lbs, Round 1     
Date:   Dec 05, 2013

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Charles Blackburn and Jerzy Tran. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

182 cm
18
268 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
195 cm
26
254 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Basic striking
Good chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Decent boxing
Knockout power

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Charles Blackburn!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Jerzy Tran!
The judges for this bout are Andi Peters, Gordon Ramsey and Frank Skinner.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blackburn falls off balance throwing a combination
and Tran counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Nice sprawl there from Tran as Blackburn shoots in.
Tran keeps the fight on the outside.
Tran has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Blackburn is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Blackburn misses with a straight right.
Blackburn lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Tran circles away quickly and effectively.
Blackburn needs to keep his hands up - Tran had a free shot at his head there.
Tran works over Blackburn's head and body with a nice combination.

It looks like Charles Blackburn has been cut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

A jab-cross combination lands for Tran and sends Blackburn crashing to the mat! Tran follows him down to the mat - Blackburn regains half guard but he's not out of trouble yet!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Tran stands up out of the half guard.
Tran circles and sees the opportunity to plant his feet and throw a really nice straight left hand that drops Blackburn to the canvas! Blackburn doesn't know where he is but he's trying to survive - Tran keeps piling on the pressure and forces the referee to step in! This one is aaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:46 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jerzy Tran!
Jerzy Tran was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Nov 14, 2013

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Charles Blackburn and Travis Browe. I'm sure you'll be fascinated to know that I was talking to some pointless Z list celebrity before the fight and he thought that Travis Browe was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

182 cm
17
268 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
200 cm
26
243 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Brawler
Good chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Basic striking
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Charles Blackburn!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Travis Browe!
The judges for this bout are Andi Peters, Gordon Ramsey and Frank Skinner.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blackburn throws a series of punches but Browe avoids them all with ease.
Nice cross by Blackburn.

It looks like Travis Browe has been cut.
Browe slips a jab and a cross from Blackburn.
Blackburn misses with a wild combination.
Browe tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Blackburn defends well and Browe ends up having to push Blackburn into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Browe misses with an elbow strike.
Browe jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Blackburn walks away with a smile on his face. Browe gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Blackburn avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Browe darts in looking for a takedown but Blackburn gets double underhooks and turns Browe into the cage.
Charles Blackburn has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Travis Browe.
Browe tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Blackburn working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Browe stalling in the clinch but Blackburn improves position.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Browe throws a head punch that misses.
Blackburn is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Blackburn is defending well against a takedown attempt.

Browe manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Blackburn advances position into side control!
Blackburn is looking to take a break and control but Browe is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Blackburn is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
Blackburn seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Browe for as long as he can get away with.
Blackburn throws an elbow but Browe slips to the side and avoids it well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn controls the position.
Blackburn is looking to take a break and control but Browe is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Blackburn content to control the pace. The referee will try and keep them active though.
Browe is looking to reverse the position.
Browe is trying to escape the position but Blackburn is controlling the position.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Charles Blackburn has forced the referee to step in and bring the fight back to the feet.
Blackburn swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Blackburn throws a right hand that Browe ducks under and follows up with a left that Browe also avoids with ease.
Blackburn is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn tries to move into range but Browe moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

Browe shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Blackburn manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.

Blackburn working for a triangle but Browe defends it easily.
Blackburn is pulling down on Browe's head to control his posture.

Blackburn had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Browe defends it easily.
Browe must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Blackburn holds on and takes a little breather.
Browe trying to control the position from guard on top but Blackburn is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Browe gets to his feet. Blackburn looking to butt scoot but the ref puts an end to that. On your feet son!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn throws a left and a right that both miss
and Browe counters with a low kick, right behind Blackburn 's knee.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Browe wants to clinch up but Blackburn keeps it at a distance.
Blackburn throws a right hand that Browe ducks under and follows up with a left that Browe also avoids with ease.
Blackburn circles away from the clinch attempt.

Browe moves into range and clinches up with Blackburn.
Browe tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Blackburn smiles and moves away.
Blackburn with a lazy takedown attempt
and Browe counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Browe fails with a takedown attempt.
Blackburn throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Browe.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Blackburn misses with a wild combination.
Browe steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Blackburn.
Nice takedown defense from Blackburn. No joy for Browe on that attempt.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Blackburn avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Browe lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Blackburn bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Blackburn looks to throw the jab but Browe is out of range.

Browe bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
Browe trying to control the action but Blackburn is working from the bottom.
Blackburn regains half guard, as Browe was trying to land strikes.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Blackburn manages to get to full guard.
Blackburn not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Blackburn tries to land a sweep but no joy.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Browe trying to control but Blackburn is working from the bottom.
Blackburn seems keen to control Browe's posture.

Blackburn has thrown up a leg looking for a triangle. Browe doesn't defend quickly enough and Blackburn has managed to lock this one up! Can Browe escape?! NO! He's tapping out! Damn, that was a quick submission - congrats to Blackburn on a fantastic submission victory.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:34 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Charles Blackburn!
In his post fight interview, Charles Blackburn started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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A
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G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
87%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Oct 22, 2013

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Samael Satan and Charles Blackburn. Charles Blackburn will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

195 cm
18
250 lbs
1 - 4 - 0
182 cm
17
268 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Very quick
BJJ Purple Belt
Brawler
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Samael Satan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are Andi Peters, Gordon Ramsey and Frank Skinner.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A jab from Blackburn misses.

Blackburn bobbing and weaving well here. And he's unloaded with a massive right hand that drops Satan! He dives into his guard looking to finish!

It looks like Samael Satan has been cut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Satan 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.
Blackburn working some strikes from top position.
Satan on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Satan tries to get out of the position.
Blackburn 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.
Blackburn pushing down on Satan's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Blackburn throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Satan is looking to improve his position.
Blackburn is taking a breather. Satan says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Satan is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Blackburn maintaining the dominant position here and is working for a kimura. He's locked it up! Satan could be in real trouble here! He's trying to wriggle out but Blackburn has cracked it and Satan is screaming in pain - he's tapped out! Great finish by Blackburn!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Charles Blackburn!
In his post fight interview, Charles Blackburn started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
S C
A
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B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Oct 02, 2013

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Charles Blackburn and Mario Bones. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

182 cm
17
268 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
198 cm
23
265 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Basic striking
Good chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter fighter
Likes musicals

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Charles Blackburn!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Mario Bones!
The judges for this bout are Andi Peters, Gordon Ramsey and Frank Skinner.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Blackburn shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Bones's guard.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Bones keeping moving, preventing Blackburn from controlling successfully.
Blackburn throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Blackburn trying to control the position from guard on top but Bones is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Blackburn might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Blackburn looking to sit in guard and control but Bones gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Blackburn is trying to control the position from the bottom.

The ref stands the fighters back up. Charles Blackburn wasn't doing enough on the ground.
Sloppy strikes from Blackburn. Those never looked like landing.
Charles Blackburn seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Blackburn closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Bones to the mat! Bones manages to get full guard.

Blackburn is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.
Blackburn's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Blackburn wants to control from the top but Bones keeps moving.

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

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
You can see the frustration on Blackburn's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Blackburn is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Blackburn is working to avoid the ground and pound but Bones connects with a decent elbow.
Blackburn manages to work his way to half guard, despite Bones's best efforts.
Blackburn wants to control but Bones is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Bones thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Blackburn wants to control but Bones is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

We're going to have a standup here because Charles Blackburn wasn't active enough for the referee's liking.
Some wild striking there from Blackburn.

Blackburn fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Bones, pushing him back against the cage.
Blackburn tries to stall but Bones uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Blackburn working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Blackburn lands a hook that snaps the head of Bones backwards.
Bones's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Bones wants to break free but Blackburn has control.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Blackburn is trying to force a seperation but Bones has the dominant position.
Bones scores with an uppercut up the middle.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Bones blocks a jab.
Blackburn slips a jab from Bones.
Blackburn lands with a nice body punch.

Blackburn is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Bones's half guard.
Blackburn trying to pass the guard but Bones defending well.
Bones is in trouble now - Blackburn has advanced to mount!
Blackburn looking to control but Bones is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Bones is breathing heavily.
Blackburn raining down hammerfists from mount.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn lands a couple of good shots and Bones has given up his back, trying to escape the position!

Bones won't enjoy being in this position. Blackburn looking for the choke. Oh... he's slipped the arm under the neck - Bones is tapping - it's over boys! Blackburn picks up the submission victory!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:25 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Charles Blackburn!
Charles Blackburn bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
59%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Sep 14, 2013

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Vito Starkard and Charles Blackburn. Charles Blackburn will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

196 cm
18
242 lbs
0 - 3 - 0
182 cm
17
268 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Basic striking
Good chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Basic striking
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Vito Starkard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are Andi Peters, Gordon Ramsey and Frank Skinner.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Blackburn!

It looks like Vito Starkard has been cut.

Starkard drives through and clinches with Blackburn against the cage.
Starkard is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Blackburn pulls him back up using the underhooks.
A nice left hand lands by Blackburn.
Starkard is looking for a takedown.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Blackburn wants a takedown but no success here.
Starkard trying to land knees to the body.
Blackburn stalling in the clinch but Starkard improves position.
Starkard has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Blackburn after a bit of a struggle.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Vito Starkard. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Starkard jumps guard but Blackburn stands there with Starkard around his waist. Starkard gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Starkard is breathing heavily.
Blackburn goes for a takedown attempt but Starkard pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Blackburn throws a nice looking combination but Starkard bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Blackburn should think about turning a few of those tyres round his middle into muscle if he wants people to take him seriously as an athlete.
Starkard moves in looking to clinch but Blackburn pushes him off.

Starkard has managed to clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A bit of stalling here from Blackburn.

Starkard breaks the clinch.
Blackburn with a poor takedown

and Starkard counters with a nice single leg takedown and he's in Blackburn's guard now.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Starkard won't allow Blackburn to sweep him here.
Starkard trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Blackburn is trying to keep Starkard in close.

Blackburn has his feet on Starkard's thighs here. He's pushed Starkard off and worked for a very quick armbar from the bottom! He's flipped onto his stomach and he's cranking hard on the arm! Starkard screams in pain and taps out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:51 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Charles Blackburn!
In his post fight interview, Charles Blackburn started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
62%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jun 26, 2013

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Don Juan Roberto Garcia Jr and Charles Blackburn. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

201 cm
25
265 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
182 cm
16
268 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Solid boxing
Intelligent
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Solid chin

PURE STAMINA!!!

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Don Juan Roberto Garcia Jr!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Charles Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are Andi Peters, Gordon Ramsey and Frank Skinner.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blackburn throws a hook but Roberto Garcia Jr avoids it easily.
Crunch! Roberto Garcia Jr slams his shin into Blackburn's torso.
Blackburn throws a series of punches but Roberto Garcia Jr moves out of range.
Roberto Garcia Jr lands a jab-cross combination.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Blackburn tries for a takedown but Roberto Garcia Jr sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Blackburn fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Roberto Garcia Jr avoids it really well and circles away.
Roberto Garcia Jr lands with a nice body punch.
Blackburn looks winded!
Roberto Garcia Jr scores with a spinning back kick!
Roberto Garcia Jr lands with a hook. Blackburn tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.

It looks like Charles Blackburn has been cut.
Roberto Garcia Jr clobbers Blackburn with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Roberto Garcia Jr drops a shoulder and throws a monster hook that connects perfectly to the side of Blackburn's head, knocking him out cold! Roberto Garcia Jr is extatic as he celebrates with his cornermen.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:46 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Don Juan Roberto Garcia Jr!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

 
 
 
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